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Ted Cruz claims Joe Biden is ‘more interested’ in Paris than Pittsburgh, weeks after attempting to overturn Pennsylvania’s election results

Sen. Ted Cruz criticised President Joe Biden with a comparison that seemed to miss the mark. He said Biden rejoining the Paris climate accord showed he cared more for Paris than Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is doing well on climate targets, and Cruz challenged its state’s election results. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Ted Cruz claims Joe Biden is ‘more interested’ in Paris than Pittsburgh, weeks after attempting to overturn Pennsylvania’s election results
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Language-learning app Duolingo is now valued at more than $1 billion after an investment from Google’s parent company

Language-learning company Duolingo just raised $US30 million from CapitalG, an investment fund under Google’s parent company, Alphabet. This investment means the company is now valued at over $US1 billion – making it Pittsburgh’s first unicorn. Duolingo’s success might also be tied to its distance from Silicon Valley, and the dramatically […]
Language-learning app Duolingo is now valued at more than $1 billion after an investment from Google’s parent company
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Google contract workers in Pittsburgh are unionizing as the company’s ‘shadow workforce’ continues to fight for the same pay and benefits as full-time employees

A group of Google contract workers in Pittsburgh is unionizing, according to a statement released Thursday. More than 66% of employees at a tech contractor signed their support for a plan that could bring them fairer wages and more benefits. The union filing comes as Google’s hefty contract workforce continues […]
Google contract workers in Pittsburgh are unionizing as the company’s ‘shadow workforce’ continues to fight for the same pay and benefits as full-time employees
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‘Love in the face of evil gives others hope’: Jewish nurse shares a powerful message explaining why he treated the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect in the hospital

A Jewish nurse described treating the suspect who shouted anti-Semitic sentiments during a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue in a lengthy Facebook post a week after the attack. Ari Mahler, a registered nurse, wrote that the interaction made him determined to show “love in the face of evil” as […]
‘Love in the face of evil gives others hope’: Jewish nurse shares a powerful message explaining why he treated the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect in the hospital
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Here’s exactly how the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting unfolded

Eleven people were killed and six others were injured on Saturday when a gunman armed with an AR-15 and handguns opened fire in the Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighbourhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When police rushed into the synagogue, they were met with gunfire. A suspect, whom […]
Here’s exactly how the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting unfolded