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Beefing Up its Cybersecurity, Google Buys Mandiant for $5.4B

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Google is fortifying its cloud services with a $5.4 billion acquisition of the cyber security firm Mandiant, the companies announced Tuesday. The acquisition is the first of many that analysts foresee in the cyber security …

Biden Vaccine Mandate Will Test OSHA’s Authority

WASHINGTON — The U.S. agency in charge of the Biden administration’s new rules requiring COVID-19 vaccination at many private workplaces faces stiff challenges in developing and enforcing the mandate. President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that all staff at U.S. …

COVID-19 Vaccine Approval is ‘Seismic’ Shift For Legality Of Mandates, Experts Say

Formal U.S approval of the Pfizer Inc /BioNTech SE COVID-19 vaccine will make it nearly impossible to successfully challenge mandates by employers, legal experts said. The decision by the Food and Drug Administration to give full approval to the vaccine …

Missouri Governor Vetoes Bill Delaying Sprinkler Mandate

Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Wednesday that would have given facilities for the elderly and disabled more time to comply with a sprinkler system mandate enacted after a fatal 2006 fire at a southwest Missouri group home for the mentally …

Pa. Governor to Sign Repeal of Fire Sprinkler Mandate

Gov. Tom Corbett is signing his first bill as governor. The Republican plans Monday afternoon to sign a bill repealing a requirement that fire sprinkler systems be installed in all new one- and two-family homes. The legislation was approved earlier …