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Trump criticizes Ukraine spending

by on May 13, 2022 0

On Friday, former President Trump slammed lawmakers for working to push through $40 billion in aid to Ukraine, accusing Democrats of pushing through the legislation despite support from a majority of Republicans in the region. Room. “Democrats are sending another $40 billion to Ukraine, but American parents are struggling to feed their children,” Trump...

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News Alert: Conflict destroys Ukraine’s agricultural infrastructure ahead of critical summer harvest season – Ukraine

by on May 11, 2022 0

The war in Ukraine and its effects on export capacity, fuel and fertilizer shortages, as well as landmine contamination, have ravaged agricultural systems and sent shock waves through global markets. Global food prices hit their highest level ever in March and could rise by up to 20% this year, pushing up to 13 million...

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Biden administration targets charter schools

by on May 9, 2022 0

President Biden is keeping a campaign promise that will unfortunately make life harder for students and parents. The administration recently proposed a new Department of Education rule to make it harder for nonprofits to open charter schools, forcing them to comply with numerous unnecessary regulations and document requests. bureaucratic. The rule would also prevent...

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In Depth: President Biden Proposes New Administrative Forfeiture Process and Other Legislative Changes to Address Crisis in Ukraine

by on May 6, 2022 0

Along with the slew of new sanctions imposed in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Biden administration has also laid the groundwork to maximize the impact of these sanctions. Just days after Russian military action began, President Biden announced in his March 1 State of the Union address an initiative to increase pressure...

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Edmonds Police Blotter: April 15-25, 2022

by on April 30, 2022 0

April 15 Block 12000 Slater Avenue Northeast: Edmonds PD K9 assisted Kirkland Police in an attempt to locate a drive-by assault suspect. Block 9500 Firdale Avenue: A mother and son had an argument over the pet. Block 8200 Talbot Road: Report of a possible violation of a court order. No violation deemed to have...

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Government sinking deeper into debt trap: Veritas

by on April 29, 2022 0

TATIRA ZWINOIRALEGAL think tank, Veritas says the government is sinking deeper into the debt trap thanks to its agriculture financing model, which has massively contributed to the sector’s current mess. Last month, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned of rising debt aggravated by the Treasury’s assumption of $3.77 billion in debt in blocked funds...

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Council unanimously freezes housing plan

by on April 27, 2022 0

The future of a proposal to inject $100 million in federal funds into New Hampshire’s housing rental market is unclear after the New Hampshire Executive Council tabled Gov. Chris Sununu’s plan. In a 5-0 vote last Wednesday, the Executive Council voted to withhold approval of the plan, which Sununu said will target “low- and...

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DeFi Herald: JPMorgan CEO Recognizes DeFi Value, Hacker Didn’t Take $1M After Zeed Hack

by on April 23, 2022 0

The decentralized finance (DeFi) sector continues to attract increased attention from cryptocurrency investors. ForkLog has compiled the most important events and news from the past few weeks into a summary. Main indicators of the DeFi segment The amount of funds locked (TVL) in DeFi protocols decreased to $211 billion. The Curve Finance protocol still...

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LOs protest unpaid royalties

by on April 18, 2022 0

The group was made up of residents of the three affected villages of Nauti, Kuembu and Winima in Morobe province. Friday 8and April, the group chained the door of Manki Tower, demanding that the mine operator explain why it has not received its royalties for three months now. They claim that no notice was...

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Opinion: Local school funding is a Jim Crow legacy that perpetuates segregation and inequality

by on April 15, 2022 0

Almost 70 years ago, in its decision Brown v. Board of 1954, the Supreme Court identified racial segregation as the cause of educational inequality. He did not, however, take issue with efforts by states to ensure unequal funding for black schools. Prior to Brown, Southern states used segregation to signify and concretely reinforce second-class...

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BAT welcomes reduction in inflation and contributes $2.1 billion in taxes

by on April 13, 2022 0

By Alois Vinga LISTED cigarette manufacturing company British American Tobacco (BAT) has hailed authorities for easing inflationary pressures after posting a lucrative annual financial performance, which saw the entity contribute a total of 2.1 billion dollars to the country’s taxes. Presenting the company’s annual report for the year 2021, BAT Chief Executive Kimesh Naidoo...

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Zim’s debt burden will get worse, IMF says

by on April 10, 2022 0

International Monetary Fund (IMF) BY CATHERINE MUCHIRI The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that Zimbabwe’s debt burden will worsen dramatically due to the country’s inability to compensate its former displaced white farmers and the inability of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to compensate. fully the losses suffered when the country embarked on monetary...

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Last war in Russia: Vladimir Putin’s forces mine houses and corpses and “use CHILDREN as human shields”

by on April 2, 2022 0

Pope Francis implicitly criticizes Putin on Ukraine for the first time Pope Francis has come the closest he has yet to implicitly criticizing President Vladimir Putin over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, saying on Saturday that a “potentate” is fomenting conflict for nationalist interests. “From Eastern Europe, the Land of Sunrise, the dark shadows of...

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London court blocks class action lawsuit against big banks

by on March 31, 2022 0

By Kirstin Ridley LONDON (Reuters) – A proposed multibillion-pound lawsuit brought by thousands of asset managers, pension funds and financial institutions against major banks over alleged foreign exchange (forex) fraud has been blocked by a London court. The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) in London, which had been hearing the case against JPMorgan, Citigroup, Barclays,...

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The aviation sector contributed $1.7 billion to the economy and created 241,000 jobs – Sirika

by on March 23, 2022 0

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) The aviation sector contributed $1.7 billion to the economy and created 241,000 jobs – Sirika Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika said the sector had created 241,000 direct and indirect jobs in recent years and contributed $1.7 billion to the economy. According to the minister, this is taken from an International...

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On The Money – Raskin bows out after bipartisan backlash

by on March 15, 2022 0

Happy Tuesday and welcome to On The Moneyyour nightly guide to everything related to your bills, bank account, and bottom line. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Today’s big deal: President BidenJoe BidenSaudi Arabia invites Chinese Xi to visit Riyadh: Report Biden attends in-person DNC fundraiser to tout climate agenda Man charged with attempted murder and hate...

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Ukraine-Russia War: Live and Video Updates

by on February 28, 2022 0

Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, the former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet who is now artist-in-residence at the American Ballet Theatre, was preparing a new ballet at the Bolshoi in Moscow when Russian President Vladimir V. Putin made his announcement early Thursday morning that he had launched an invasion of neighboring Ukraine. Mr. Ratmansky, who...

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Do you want a government that propagates riots or a government that works for the poor, says CM Yogi

by on February 24, 2022 0

Read more Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday that Uttar Pradesh’s economy had tripled in the past five years, with the state being served by a three-engine government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Minister in leader Yogi Adityanath and the contribution of the people. In an apparent dig at Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi party,...

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EU cautious about Polish moves to scrap disciplinary system for judges

by on February 22, 2022 0

European Union flags are seen outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Feb 22 (Reuters) – A senior European Union official said on Tuesday that the Polish president’s decision to dismantle a controversial disciplinary system for judges...

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Sino-Pak Interaction: Implications for India and Extremist Groups in South Asia

by on February 20, 2022 0

Authors: Dr. M. Munzurul Haque and Md. Tareq Hasan In recent times, South Asian geopolitics have become the focus of renewed interest from global superpowers. The superpowers began to compete to establish strategic relations with various Asian countries in order to dominate and protect their geopolitical interests. India and China, two Asian countries with...

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Efforts Step Up Again

by on February 18, 2022 0

Congressional representatives, led by Senate Small Business Chairman Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-Maryland) and Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) are working on a small business financial relief bill in join President Biden’s omnibus spending plan, which must be passed by March 11 to avoid a federal government shutdown, according to Roll Call reports and an earlier...

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Governor, GOP lawmakers diverge on ‘critical care’ funding for Medicaid patients

by on February 16, 2022 0

As state lawmakers head into budget negotiations, both chambers have agreed to eliminate additional “critical care” funding for hospitals that treat the most Medicaid patients. These dollars are used to grant automatic rate improvements to these hospitals. And Governor Ron DeSantis, in his budget recommendations, included recurring funding for hospitals. But the House budget...

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Convoy of Truckers: Ontario Declares State of Emergency

by on February 12, 2022 0

The Ontario government has invoked new emergency measures by declaring a state of emergency targeting protesters and ending the blockade at a key border crossing in the province. Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced the measures on Friday, saying they will be used to impose stiffer fines and penalties on protesters, including a maximum penalty...

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$9.8 million lawsuit targets Ottawa occupation leaders; GoFundMe cuts $10 million fund; Tamara Lich leaves the Maverick Party board of directors

by on February 5, 2022 0

Ottawa lawyer Paul Champ yesterday filed a statement in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice seeking $4.8 million in damages for ‘private nuisance’ and $5 million in punitive damages for the embattled downtown residents of the nation’s capital against the outlaw truckers occupying the city. The $9.8million class action lawsuit focuses on sustained air...

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US designates Indonesia-based organization for supporting terrorism

by on February 3, 2022 0

The United States designates World Human Care, an Indonesia-based organization that provided financial support to Majelis Mujahidin Indonesia (MMI), an Indonesia-based terrorist group. World Human Care provides financial support for MMI’s activities in Syria under the guise of providing humanitarian aid. This sanctions action is taken under Executive Order 13224, as amended, which targets...

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Thailand scraps plans to tax crypto earnings

by on February 1, 2022 0

Thailand’s finance ministry has dropped plans to tax revenue generated from cryptocurrency transactions as opposition to the proposed legislation mounts. Quoted by the Financial Times, an unnamed source within the Ministry of Finance said it is backing away from plans to introduce a 15% withholding tax on taxpayers who profit from cryptocurrencies. Taxation was...

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Latest news on Omicron variants, Covid cases and vaccines: live updates

by on January 28, 2022 0

Medical workers in a VA Boston Healthcare System Covid-19 ward this month.Credit…Joseph Prezioso/Agence France-Presse, via Getty Images Unvaccinated healthcare workers in about half of the United States must receive a first dose of a Covid vaccine by Thursday under an understaffed federal mandate in hospitals and nursing homes who are preparing to lose more...

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1.5 million children lack life-saving treatment for severe wasting in eastern and southern Africa, warns UNICEF – Angola

by on January 21, 2022 0

Despite a positive trend in recent years, lack of funding and limited access continue to put children at critical risk in the region NAIROBI, 21 January 2021 — At least 1.5 million children are not receiving life-saving treatment for severe wasting in eastern and southern Africa, UNICEF warns today. This number represents almost half...

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Karnataka government’s decision to grant Rs 320 crore to Sanskrit University sparks row

by on January 17, 2022 0

The BJP-led state government has come under fire from various Kannada organizations after announcing a grant of Rs 320 crore for Karnataka Samskrit University (KSU). Notably, the government’s decision to promote KSU came after a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a group of institutions, including those affiliated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS),...

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JI will block Sharea Faisal on Sunday for LG law withdrawal

by on January 14, 2022 0

As part of its strategy to pressure the Sindh government to withdraw the disputed local government bill, particularly after some provincial ministers made allegations against the Jamaat-e-Islami, the Religious party leadership has pledged to block Karachi’s main thoroughfare, Sharea Faisal, on Sunday. JI City Chief Hafiz Naeemur Rehman made the announcement while addressing participants...

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US allows South Korea to compensate Iranian investor

by on January 12, 2022 0

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury issued a “specific license” on January 6 to allow the Seoul government to pay compensation to the Iranian investor for the failed takeover of Daewoo Electronics dating from 2010, according to the ministry. Earlier this week, South Korea’s Deputy Foreign...

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SCOTUS will block the OSHA Vax mandate. Federal power limits are still important

by on January 10, 2022 0

Based on Friday’s oral argument to the Supreme Court, it appears reason will prevail and judges will block the federal mandate for private sector vaccines, an “emergency” standard announced in November by the Occupational Safety and Health. Administration. Just as the court blocked the Centers for Disease Control’s moratorium on evictions last summer, six...

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The FAA is suddenly an obstacle to the deployment of 5G wireless – InsideSources

by on January 7, 2022 0

The digital divide – the divide in access to communication technologies – is a huge problem for underserved communities, hampering their access to modern tools that could dramatically improve lives. The switch to 5G wireless technologies has been a major goal in the telecommunications industry and is universally viewed as a positive development. So...

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Why the Taliban’s biggest headache is Pakistan’s political elite – OpEd – Eurasia Review

by on January 4, 2022 0

Recent reports reveal tensions between Taliban forces and the Pakistani army deployed on their border. On December 22, the spokesman for the Afghan Defense Ministry revealed that Taliban forces had prevented the Pakistani army from erecting an “illegal” border fence along the eastern province of Nangarhar. A video circulating on social media showed Taliban...

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The issues to watch during the 2022 legislature

by on January 2, 2022 0

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) – Alabama lawmakers return to Montgomery on January 11 for the 2022 legislative session. Here are some issues to watch out for as the session begins. PANDEMIC RELIEF FUND Lawmakers face decisions on how to spend more than $ 1.5 billion in US bailout state relief funds. Congress allocated $ 2.12...

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Sudanese security forces fire tear gas at anti-coup protesters | News | DW

by on December 30, 2021 0

Sudanese security forces fired tear gas at anti-coup protesters in the capital, Khartoum on Thursday. The demonstrators approached the presidential palace, currently the seat of the military leader, General Abdel-Fattah Burhan, before being greeted by a strong security presence. According to eyewitnesses, similar scenes took place elsewhere in Sudan. The government has sealed off...

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China toughens foreign listing rules

by on December 28, 2021 0

ENHANCED CONTROL: Authorities said companies in sectors where foreign investment is prohibited would need authorities’ approval to debut overseas. Beijing has tightened the rules on overseas listings of Chinese companies in a series of new regulations that tighten oversight of companies seeking to raise funds on foreign stock markets. China has stepped up scrutiny...

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SEC findings revive MOSERS trial

by on December 23, 2021 0

The state employee pension system alleges that an investment manager mismanaged his funds in a grand manner and withheld a story of doing so from the state. The abuse allegations include $ 57,000 in private jet flights and $ 9,000 in hotel suites that were paid for by private equity funds run by the...

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Protests erupt in Afghanistan against freezing of US funds

by on December 21, 2021 0

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of Kabul on Tuesday to demand that the United States unblock Afghanistan’s financial assets. Protesters chanted anti-American slogans and gathered outside the closed American embassy in the Afghan capital, with banners that read: “Give us our frozen money” and “Let’s eat.” In addition, dozens...

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Congress: adopt the law on free voting

by on December 17, 2021 0

Amid the noise of spending envelopes and social issues, it is easy to lose sight of the legislation concerning the basic functions of our democracy. Congress shouldn’t suspend until it acts on a bill called the Freedom to Vote Act. The FTVA is broad, but I will mention a few key provisions. It bans...

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NH to switch to broadband fast lane

by on December 12, 2021 0

There was a revealing moment during a web chat held by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen on Friday on how the state should leverage millions of dollars in new federal funding for broadband internet, and that happened from the very beginning. “Michelle (Cota) is not in the Manchester office because we don’t have enough bandwidth...

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South Sudan: US Treasury issues sanctions against South Sudanese construction company

by on December 11, 2021 0

Excerpts from a press release issued by the US Treasury Department: Washington – Today, on International Anti-Corruption Day, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury is targeting fifteen individuals and entities in several Central American countries, from Africa and Europe. Today’s actions are taken in accordance with...

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Security strengthened in crisis Solomons as PM faces vote

by on December 6, 2021 0

Published on: 06/12/2021 – 03:12Amended: 06/12/2021 – 03:10 Honiara (AFP) – Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare faced a vote of no confidence on Monday, with international peacekeepers patrolling the capital in the event of further political riots. Armed troops and police operated checkpoints around Parliament and cordoned off the streets of downtown Honiara,...

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Senate passes interim financing bill, avoiding closure

by on December 3, 2021 0

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate passed an interim spending bill that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government until Feb. 18 after leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal mandates on vaccines. The measure now falls to President Joe Biden to be enacted. Earlier Thursday, congressional leaders announced that they had finally...

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Judge blocks U.S. rule on COVID-19 vaccine for health workers in 10 states

by on November 29, 2021 0

Nov. 29 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday blocked a vaccine requirement from the Biden administration in 10 states, saying the agency that issued the rule requiring healthcare workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus likely has exceeded his authority. U.S. District Judge Matthew Schelp’s St. Louis ruling prevents U.S. Centers for Medicare...

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