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Wednesday November 23rd, 2022 night edition

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A strike could freeze up to 30 percent of cargo shipments as workers voice frustration over quality-of-life issues.

Members of the largest railroad union in the United States have voted against a potential contract deal, raising the possibility of a strike.

Union voters cited unmet quality of life issues, including demanding schedules, among the reasons for rejecting the deal.

The vote comes amid an uptick in labour organising in the US, as workers push for greater compensation and better working conditions.

A rail shutdown could freeze up to 30 percent of US cargo shipments by weight, impacting various sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing and retail.

Biden’s Presidential Emergency Board issued a 124-page report in August that laid the groundwork for the five-year contract deal.

The US Congress has the power to impose contract terms if an agreement is not reached in time to avoid a strike. »

Fifa and Qatar in urgent talks after Wales rainbow hats confiscated

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Fifa and the Qataris were in talks on the matter on Tuesday, where Fifa reminded their hosts of their assurances before the tournament that everyone was welcome and rainbow flags would be allowed.

Quick Guide Qatar: beyond the football Show This is a World Cup like no other.

Asked what her message would be to those wanting to bring rainbow flags into the fan festival, she smiled. »

Nintendo doesn't even want you to have pictures of emulated Switch games

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Nintendo has gone on another emulation-related DMCA spree, but this time the company's target is, uh, let me check my notes here… ah, pictures of Switch games.

The selection of games affected by the DMCA notice is pretty strange, too - there are hundreds, perhaps thousands of other Nintendo games represented on the site, many of them on Switch.

These are the best Switch games you should definitely never-ever attempt to run on anything but a Switch. »