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Microsoft Office 365, Azure Cloud Disrupted by Service Issues – The Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corp. on Monday suffered disruptions with its Office 365 workplace software tools and its Azure cloud that disabled some users for hours. Microsoft said problems included some users of its Outlook email services and Teams workplace collaboration suite that provides chat functionality and videoconferencing and has seen rapid growth during the pandemic. Users trying…

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Northern California Wildfires Force Thousands to Evacuate

Now Playing 9/28/2020 8:18PM      Wildfires are raging across California’s wine country and rural far north, forcing thousands to flee their homes. They are the latest in a string of blazes that have burned more than 3.6 million acres in the state this year. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images      Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 3:30 How Tourism…

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EPA Raises Legal Questions About California’s Plan to Ban New Gas-Powered Cars Starting in 2035 – The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The Environmental Protection Agency raised concerns about California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to ban sales of new gasoline and diesel-powered passenger cars in the state by 2035, arguing that the mandate is impractical and possibly illegal. In a letter to Mr. Newsom on Monday, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said a statewide shift to electric vehicles…

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WSJ Opinion: Barrett and Biden: Two Catholics, One Double Standard

McGurn: “If the Democratic Party respects Americans of faith, shouldn’t Joe Biden repudiate the attacks on the faith of his fellow Catholic, Judge Barrett?”By WSJ OpinionSept. 28, 2020 11:37 pmMain Street: With the nomination of Catholic Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, will Joe Biden’s Democratic Party practice what it preaches? Images: AFP/Getty Images…

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Protesting farmer groups meet Punjab CM

Agitation to be intensified from October 1; will include indefinite ‘rail roko’ Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh during a meeting with representatives of various farmers’ unions to discuss recently passed farm laws, in Chandigarh, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020.   | Photo Credit: PTI Agitation to be intensified from October 1; will include indefinite ‘rail…

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Minister calls for people’s movement against farm laws

‘Kerala govt. to move SC against the laws’ ‘Kerala govt. to move SC against the laws’ Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar on Tuesday called for a people’s movement against the new farm laws which jeopardised the nation’s food security and surrendered “seeds, soil and markets” to corporate monopolies.The Kerala government intended to move the Supreme…

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Festive season to see e-com sector generating 3 lakh jobs: RedSeer

Some three lakh direct and indirect jobs are expected to be created as e-commerce players augment their capacity to manage the festive demand, as per a RedSeer Management Consulting report.E-com and offline retailers have started focusing on omnichannel and store deliveries, and would hire about three lakh peopel to drive the growth, the report titled…

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Ramp up COVID-19 testing: IMA

Medical body sends a statement of suggestions to curb the spread Medical body sends a statement of suggestions to curb the spread Tests for COVID-19 must be ramped up and strict restrictions imposed to contain the spread of the virus, treating the situation like a health emergency, the State branch of the Indian Medical Association…