Archive for June 15th, 2019

Tennessee Workers Reject Union At Volkswagen Plant — Again

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | June 15 2019, 4:20 PM

The outcome at the Chattanooga plant is the latest blow against organized labor in the South, where union advocates have tried for years to strengthen representation in auto facilities.

Brazilian Judge Acquits Man Who Stabbed Jair Bolsonaro

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | June 15 2019, 11:40 AM

The judge says Adélio Bispo de Oliveira was mentally ill when he almost killed the then-presidential candidate during a campaign stop. Bolsonaro, now president, vows to overturn the ruling.

Kenya Police Blame Al-Shabab For Blast Near Somalia That Left Officers Dead

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | June 15 2019, 10:40 AM

At least 10 officers were reportedly killed in the explosion Saturday morning local time. The officers were said to be pursuing extremists who had kidnapped police reservists.

Why Safer Cars Don't Lead To Cheaper Car Insurance ... Yet

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | June 15 2019, 7:00 AM

Many new cars have optional features that can help prevent accidents. But those same features also make repairs more expensive. The result? Premiums can go up for cars that are less likely to crash.

Hong Kong Leader Suspends Controversial Extradition Bill

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | June 15 2019, 5:40 AM

The bill, to allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China, triggered massive protests in the territory. Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she was concerned about further unrest.

How Some Schools Restrain Or Seclude Students: A Look At A Controversial Practice

Education | | June 15 2019, 5:40 AM

It's supposed to be a last resort when students pose a danger to themselves or others, but laws and policies vary widely around the country.

Emails Connect Census Official With GOP Strategist On Citizenship Question

US & World | | June 15 2019, 3:40 AM

A Census Bureau official privately discussed the citizenship question issue with Thomas Hofeller, who plaintiffs in census lawsuits argue drove the Trump administration's push for the question.

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