The Daily Populous

Tuesday July 16th, 2019 morning edition

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Thousands of workers at Amazon fulfillment centers and warehouses around the globe are going on strike today to bring attention to the working conditions they endure.

Some are arguing that buying from Amazon during Prime Day is akin to crossing a picket line.

Workers at Amazon itself have called on the company to cut ties with ICE.

Germany Hundreds of employees at seven facilities will be striking today and tomorrow, over longstanding issues with employee pay.

Some of the most shocking accounts issues of issues faced by Amazon warehouse workers have come out of the UK.

“Amazon workers want Jeff Bezos to know they are people—not robots,” Rix said in a statement shared with Quartz.

Amazon also has committed to paying $15 per hour for all full-time employees, as well as offering healthcare and paid leave. »

Man gets life plus 419 years in deadly Charlottesville car attack

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James Alex Fields Jr., 22, received the sentence for killing one person and injuring dozens during the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville on Aug. 12, 2017.

Fields was sentenced last month to life in prison on 29 federal hate crime charges.

Last month, Fields admitted to deliberately driving his car into counterprotesters who showed up to demonstrate against the white nationalists. »

Sexual images are just as arousing for women as they are for men

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Women’s brains react to pornography just as much as men’s, challenging the widespread belief that men get more turned on by visual stimuli.

The finding comes from a review of 61 brain scanning studies that showed men and women pornographic pictures or films as they lay in a brain scanner.

Although there is wide variation in behaviour among both sexes, men are usually seen as being more interested in sex. »

Shams Charania auf Twitter: "Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons has agreed to a five-year, $170 million maximum contract extension, agent Rich Paul tells @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium."

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Trump Administration Issues New Rule Making Asylum Seekers Ineligible If They Pass Through Another Country Without Seeking Asylum

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District of Columbia — In the ongoing Southern Border war, the Trump Administration has started another battle by issuing a new rule that makes asylum seekers ineligible if they pass through another country without seeking asylum.

This rule applies to all asylum seekers, including children.

According to the rule, which was filed in the Federal Register, this is in an effort reduce the amount of fraudulent asylum claims, which have hamstrung the immigration system according to the administration. »