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Business · Glendale

Amazon is opening its first physical clothing shop with brands like Calvin Klein, Lacoste

58% Left coverage: 12 sources
Amazon opens its first physical clothing store, Amazon Style, in the Greater Los Angeles Area. Shoppers use an app to scan codes on displayed items to send them directly to a fitting room or pickup counter. Items found in the store can be bought online or in-store and, either way, returned in- store.See the Story
Europe · Moscow

Russia Warns It Will Expel U.S. Journalists If YouTube Blocks Briefings

44% Right coverage: 9 sources
Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the foreign ministry had warned YouTube against blocking her content. "We just came and told them: 'You block another briefing, one journalist or American media outlet goes home,'" TASS news agency quoted her as saying. Her comments come days after Russian lawmakers passed a bill giving prosecutors powers to shut foreign media bureaus.See the Story
Corruption · Chicago

Ex-Illinois House leader Luis Arroyo sentenced for bribery scheme

60% Center coverage: 15 sources
Former Illinois state Rep. Luis Arroyo was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison. He pleaded guilty last year to a bribery scheme in which he offered a member of the Illinois Senate monthly payments to support a bill that sought to legalize sweepstakes machines. Judge Steven Seeger called him a dirty politician who was on the take and a corruption super-spreader.See the Story
Europe · London

Sasha Johnson: £20,000 reward offered over black rights campaigner shooting

44% Right coverage: 9 sources
A £20,000 reward has been offered for information into the shooting of black equal rights campaigner Sasha Johnson in south London.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

More than half of Americans want stricter gun laws: poll

74% Center coverage: 8 sources
Fifty-four percent of Americans in a CBS News/YouGov poll out Wednesday said they would like to see stricter laws regulating the sale of guns. Another 30 percent said they wanted gun laws to remain the same. The poll showed that beliefs regarding such laws differed across party affiliation, with 79 percent of Democrats surveyed favoring stricter laws.See the Story
US & Canada · Cottage Grove

MPCA: Investigation shows 3M mismanaged hazardous waste at Cottage Grove facility

57% Left coverage: 7 sources
Minnesota-based 3M will pay a civil penalty of more than $2.8 million and take a number of corrective steps following a state investigation. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announced the findings of the investigation during a media briefing Thursday. It involves what investigators say is a series of violations at 3M's facility in Cottage Grove.See the Story
Newport, Rhode Island · Newport

RIPTA to announce free Newport bus service

Coverage: 2 sources
The trolley service is being funded by Discover Newport and the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island. The service is only temporary, however, and will run through Oct. 31. It covers RIPTA's Route 67, which provides transportation to a number of the city's tourist destinations, and the recently-added Route 68.See the Story
US & Canada · United States

‘No Waiting For Tactical Teams’: Former SWAT Commander Explains How Police Are Trained To Handle Active Shooters

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
A former SWAT commander spoke out Thursday in response to criticisms that officers did not respond effectively during the Robb Elementary School shootingSee the Story
Europe · Ukraine

Defectors are lining up to fight for Ukraine. Hundreds per day apply. Alarmed Russia wants harsher punishment.

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