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#society

Human Events: MORGONN MCMICHAEL: AZ governor’s executive order says state employee health care plan must pay for sex-change operations
MORGONN MCMICHAEL: AZ governor’s executive order says state
employee health care plan must pay for sex-change operations
Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs signed Executive Orders mandating state health plan coverage for sex-change surgeries for LGBT state employees and barring funding and support for conversion therapy for minors. The orders were announced at a youth LGBT activist group in Phoenix. Arizona will not cooperate with other states' extradition orders related to gender-affirming healthcare. The ban on sex-reassignment surgery coverage, previously instituted in 2017, has been resolved by the orders. Governor Hobbs aims to fight for equality and eliminate discrimination. Conversion therapy is considered dangerous and is illegal in Canada.


Red State: NYT Columnist Suggests 'Death' as an Option to Avoid Student Loan Repayment, NYT Fumbles Stealth-Edit Attempt
NYT Columnist Suggests 'Death' as an Option to Avoid Student Loan Repayment, NYT Fumbles Stealth-Edit Attempt
The New York Times columnist Ron Lieber received backlash after publishing a column titled "Six Ways You Can Still Cancel Your Student Loan Debt." One of the suggested options was "Death," which caused outrage and accusations of insensitivity. The column was edited later, but the controversy highlights the dangers of vague language in journalism.


#economy

The Epoch Times: Walgreens to Close 450 Stores
Walgreens to Close 450 Stores
Pharmacy chain Walgreens has announced plans to close 450 stores worldwide to cut costs. The company will shut down an additional 300 locations in the UK and 150 in the US. Walgreens has been struggling with poor financial performance due to a decline in demand for COVID-19 vaccines and lower customer spending. They recently completed an organization restructuring and plan to save $3.3 billion by the end of this year. They also expect lower earnings in the coming quarter. The stock has been downgraded by Deutsche Bank as a result.


Breitbart: U.S.-Funded IMF Agrees to Give Pakistan $3 Billion Bailout
U.S.-Funded IMF Agrees to Give Pakistan $3 Billion Bailout
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reached an agreement to provide $3 billion in financial aid to Pakistan, extending the bailout and adding additional financing. The IMF had been reluctant to authorize more funding due to the Pakistani government's reluctance to implement spending cuts and austerity measures. The agreement is seen as a temporary solution to Pakistan's economic crisis.


#culture

The Epoch Times: George Frideric Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks (Overture) | Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra
George Frideric Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks (Overture) | Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra
The Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra honors Nino Obradovic with a performance of George Frideric Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks. Led by conductor Slobodan Begic, the orchestra showcases the talent of trumpeters Petar Obradovic, Dzemal Cakic, Vedran Kocelj, Ivan Kuselj, Ivan Medi, and Damir Butigan, as well as French horn players Toni Kursar, Frano Barovic, Martin Hrcan, and Ildous Galioulline.


#health

Fox News: Dr. Marc Siegel implores physicians not to play a role in assisted suicides: 'Disturbing'
Dr. Marc Siegel implores physicians not to play a role in assisted suicides: 'Disturbing'
Medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel expressed outrage over assisted suicide programs after research revealed that thousands died in the Netherlands due to these programs. The Netherlands has euthanized healthy individuals with autism and intellectual handicaps, raising questions about who decides who lives and dies. Dr. Siegel believes physicians should not play a role in ending life and that this practice is disturbing.


#crime

The Blaze: Police nab suspects after massive storage facility fire; seize 38,000 pounds of illegal fireworks, drugs, gun
Police nab suspects after massive storage facility fire; seize 38,000 pounds of illegal fireworks, drugs, gun
Illegal fireworks seized and two suspects arrested after massive storage facility fire in Silicon Valley.


The Epoch Times: CRA Fires 20 Employees, Probes Hundreds for Unduly Claiming CERB Benefits
CRA Fires 20 Employees, Probes Hundreds for Unduly Claiming CERB Benefits
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has fired 20 employees and is investigating 600 others for improperly claiming COVID-19 financial aid benefits. The employees allegedly claimed the $2,000-per-month Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) while still employed with the CRA.


Fox News: Crimeware services for crooks are fueling the surge of cybercrime
Crimeware services for crooks are fueling the surge of cybercrime
Crimeware-as-a-Service is the practice of providing resources for cybercriminals on the dark web, making it easier for anyone to commit cybercrimes. The rise of this service was fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, with cybercriminals targeting average civilians through phishing attacks and spyware. To protect yourself, it is important to have good antivirus software, use a VPN to protect your IP address, and create unique and complex passwords for your accounts.


#sports

Fox News: Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard requests trade out of Portland: report
Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard requests trade out of Portland: report
Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard has requested a trade out of Portland after spending his entire NBA career there. The organization is expected to accommodate his request. Lillard's future with the Trail Blazers has been uncertain, as the team has struggled in recent seasons. They missed the playoffs for the past two years and are looking to rebuild with their young players. Lillard wants to partner with players who can help him win immediately, as he has been a key player in leading the Blazers to the playoffs and has achieved many individual accolades.


#other

Daily Wire: Biden Admin Did Not Track Emissions From Travel To Climate Conference Despite Executive Order: Report
Biden Admin Did Not Track Emissions From Travel To Climate Conference Despite Executive Order: Report
The Biden administration failed to track greenhouse gas emissions from its travel to a climate conference, contrary to an executive order. The State Department did not calculate emissions from past and present conferences, but plans to estimate future travel emissions. Critics argue that government officials are not practicing what they preach regarding environmental protection.


Breitbart: South Koreans Load Up on Sea Salt Before Fukushima Wastewater Dump
South Koreans Load Up on Sea Salt Before Fukushima Wastewater Dump
South Koreans are hoarding sea salt in fear of Japan dumping treated radioactive water from Fukushima into the ocean. The demand for sea salt has surged, causing prices to rise and concerns for South Korean fishermen. The water, treated to remove most contaminants, contains trace amounts of tritium and experts argue dispersing it in the ocean is safer than storing it in tanks.