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Some companies still paying Puerto Rico employees despite closed stores

Some companies still paying Puerto Rico employees despite closed stores

Some companies with locations in Puerto Rico, where hurricanes have caused unprecedented death and destruction and power is not yet restored in many areas, have continued paying their employees despite store closures. TJX, the parent company of T.J. Maxx, Home Goods, and Marshalls, has continued to pay employees based in Puerto Rico, even though some locations remain closed. “We believe ...

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Soccer star Diego Maradona has blamed president Macri over Maldonado case

Soccer star Diego Maradona has blamed president Macri over Maldonado case

Diego Maradona urged Argentinians to pursue the Maldonado case up to a definite conclusion. Diego Maradona urged Argentinians to pursue the Maldonado case up to a definite conclusion. The former Argentine soccer star, who had previously participated in the “Where is Santiago Maldonado?” campaign, spoke about the possibility of an organized plot against human rights activists after Maldonado’s body was ...

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NFL players and owners discussed on issues

NFL players and owners discussed on issues

NFL players and owners held an unusual meeting Tuesday to discuss social issues, a session both sides termed positive and productive. What was not discussed at any length was the divisive topic of the national anthem that has caught the attention of President Donald Trump. “We spent today talking about issues that the players are trying to bring attention to,” ...

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Colin Kaepernick files grievance against NFL

Colin Kaepernick files grievance against NFL

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging the owners colluded to keep him out of the league because of his protests during the playing of the national anthem before games. The grievance alleges the league’s owners “colluded to deprive Mr. Kaepernick of employment rights in retaliation for Mr. Kaepernick’s leadership and advocacy ...

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Time to end the tax breaks for NFL Teams

Time to end the tax breaks for NFL Teams

While we glorify football players for their accomplishments on the field, they are not heroes. I recently visited with a real hero – a young Army sergeant from my congressional district who still gets body tremors when he stands. Bombs bursting in the air exploded over his un it in Afghanistan, leaving shards of metal stuck in his skull. When ...

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Chelsea, midfielder, N’Golo Kanté, seven games

Chelsea face being without midfielder N’Golo Kanté for seven games

Antonio Conte has admitted that he must plan for the next month without N’Golo Kanté after the midfielder sustained a hamstring injury while on international duty with France, meaning Chelsea may have to improvise in a key area during one of the season’s most hectic spells. Chelsea must play seven games between this Saturday, when they face Crystal Palace, and their meeting ...

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Jürgen Klopp, England, playing, Jordan Henderson, Lithuania

Jürgen Klopp criticises England for playing Jordan Henderson in Lithuania

Jürgen Klopp has criticised Gareth Southgate’s use of Jordan Henderson during the international break and claimed it made “no sense” to play the Liverpool captain against Lithuania. Henderson played the entirety of England’s World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania, much to the displeasure of the Liverpool manager, who believes the midfielder’s recent injury problems should have led to him being ...

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Bruce Arena, USA, coach, failure, World Cup

Bruce Arena resigns as USA coach after failure to reach World Cup

Bruce Arena has stepped down as coach of the US men’s national team after they failed to qualify for next summer’s World Cup. An insipid, and sometimes embarrassing, qualification campaign ended in a 2-1 defeat to Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday night. That result meant the US missed out on the World Cup for the first time since 1986, and it was almost ...

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Paul Pogba, Manchester United, absence, ‘long-term’, Mourinho

Paul Pogba’s Manchester United absence declared ‘long-term’ by Mourinho

José Mourinho has confirmed Paul Pogba will be out of action for Manchester United for an extended period of time as he recovers from a “long-term” hamstring injury. The severity of the issue that caused the 24-year-old to limp off early in the club’s Champions League return against Basel has been shrouded in mystery. Mourinho repeatedly claimed not to know how bad Pogba’s injury ...

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Jürgen Klopp, Sky, Liverpool, Christmas Eve

Jürgen Klopp warns Sky over plan to move Liverpool game to Christmas Eve

Jürgen Klopp has called on Sky to seriously consider the implications of scheduling a match on Christmas Eve that he believes supporters have no appetite for. It is understood the broadcaster is considering moving Liverpool’s fixture against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium back a day and has already made both clubs aware it wants them to consider the prospect. Klopp acknowledged that ...

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