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Community Celebrates Minorville with 32nd Jubilee – Mississippi’s Top Community Newspaper

By MAIA BRONFMAN / The Democrat Natchez NATCHEZ – About 500 gallons of water from the back of the fire truck rained down Minor Street Saturday afternoon during Minorville’s 32nd Jubilee. Neighborhood kids were getting in and out of the shower flailing their arms and legs. “Water is what we do,” Natchez Fire Chief Robert […]

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Democrats delay decision on primary order until after 2022 vote

FILE – The Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington is seen, June 14, 2016. On Saturday, July 30, 2022, the Democratic Party delayed a decision on whether to rearrange its primary timeline for the 2024 presidential election until after the November midterm elections. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) Alex Brandon PA WASHINGTON The Democratic Party on […]

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Colin Kaepernick joins this company’s board of directors after teaming up with tennis sensation Naomi Osaka by investing up to $3 million

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is a popular figure in America. Not only for his time on the pitch but also off it. He is a philanthropist and has invested in various business ventures. During March of this year, Kaepernick teamed up with tennis sensation Naomi Osaka. He joined the board of directors […]

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ABVP blocks Her Majesty’s house

ABVP members protesting outside Home Minister Araga Jnanendra in Bangalore on Saturday (Picture: AINS) Bengaluru: A large number of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members besieged the residence of Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Saturday. Condemning the “inaction” of the ruling BJP, ABVP agitators attempted to storm Jnanendra’s residence in the Jayamahal area as […]

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Community agencies call on MNPS to add active shooter training

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – Community activists came together on Friday to call on metropolitan schools to incorporate active shooter training this coming school year. “If we’re outside during recess, I have to make sure I can let my kids know that we can either lay down, run, hide under a car or something,” said Earl […]

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Activist: “No more conferences on AIDS in racist countries”

MONTREAL, July 29 – Dozens of protesters took to the stage at the opening ceremony of the 24th International AIDS Conference in Montreal to condemn Canada’s refusal to issue visas to “a large number” of delegates from southern countries. AIDS 2022 organizers allowed the protest to take center stage for about 10 minutes, as activists […]

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Alibaba’s share price drops 10% after SEC says company at risk of delisting

Chinese stocks fell on Friday after the SEC flagged Alibaba for possible delisting. Chinese companies listed on US stock exchanges have until 2024 to comply with a new law that requires them to be audited by US-based accountants. “If we were in the same place two years from now, many companies “would be suspended,” SEC […]

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State Department offers reward for election interference information

The US State Department is offering up to $10 million for information on foreign individuals or groups seeking to disrupt the US election, specifically pointing to a Russian troll farm known as Internet Research Agency (IRA) and its alleged backer. The award offer comes just months before Americans head to the polls for the 2022 […]

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Everything you need to know as 72 countries set fire to UK for Commonwealth Games

Everything you need to know as 72 countries set fire to UK for Commonwealth Games Photo credit: Sky News The action will begin today in the 21st Commonwealth Games, also known as the British Empire Games. The multi-sport event, held in Birmingham, UK, will see over 5,000 athletes from over 72 nations and territories compete […]

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Pride House Birmingham creates safe spaces at the Commonwealth Games for the LGBTQI+ community as member countries are forced to reform

When England diver Tom Daley walked into Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, he made a powerful statement. The Olympic champion was the first athlete to carry the Queen’s Baton, and he was flanked by athletes and activists waving Pride Progress flags – to raise awareness of the 35 Commonwealth […]

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Pharmaceutical deal gives 90 countries access to cheaper HIV prevention injectables

ViiV’s Deborah Waterhouse and MPP’s Charles Gore announce the new licensing agreement. MONTREAL – Ninety countries will benefit from a voluntary licensing agreement announced Thursday that will allow generic manufacturers to produce a long-acting injectable antiretroviral, cabotegravir (CAB-LA), to protect people from infection with HIV. The maker of CAB-LA, British pharmaceutical company ViiV, has granted […]

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Governor Laura Kelly pays tribute to Amelia Earhart at the United States Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC – Governor Laura Kelly today joined the bipartisan leadership of Congress, Senators Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall, Congresswoman Sharice Davids and Congressman Jake LaTurner for the dedication ceremony and unveiling of the Congressional Statue honoring Amelia Earhart, one of the world’s most famous aviators and the first woman to fly solo across the […]

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Razor Company Launches Anti-Shaving Campaign and ‘Murder Hornets’ Change Their Names

Olivia Julianna, a 19-year-old activist in Houston, raised over $300,000 for abortion funds across the country. The campaign, which has gone viral on Twitter, is the result of comments from Florida rep Matt Gaetz. After Gaetz poked fun at Julianna, she announced that she had started fundraising for abortion funds “in honor of Matt Gaetz […]

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The New 988 Suicide Lifeline Seeks to Meet the Unique Needs of the LGBTQ Community

What does it say? Those who don’t understand history are doomed to repeat it? Once again, the United States is repeating the mistakes made during the COVID-19 pandemic and the AIDS epidemic. It has been two months since the first US patient with monkeypox was identified. There are now 1,900 cases that we know. The […]

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BJP youth leader killed in Karnataka, party workers denounce own state government

A 32-year-old worker from the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the BJP, was killed in the hotspot Dakshina Kannada district on the Karnataka coast on Tuesday evening. Following the incident, several BJP workers expressed their anger against the state government and party leaders by targeting its chairman’s vehicle and handing in […]

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Goa cafe ‘run by daughter of Smriti Irani’ shares address with family-linked business

It is in particular on the basis of another response from RTI obtained by Rodrigues that the owner of the restaurant was accused of having fraudulently renewed his liquor license, which is in the name of a dead man. The Goa Excise Department has since issued a “although license holder died on 17th May 2021”. […]

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Partnership Makers & Shakers – Corporate and Corporate Law

Ankura Consulting Group LLC July 27, 2022 Ankura Consulting Group LLC To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Ankura Corporate Partnership Activity 2022 Dashboard New partnership formations are on the rise globally, up 173% in 2021 compared to 2020, while JV restructurings, including […]

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State Senator Ramos slams fellow Democrat AOC on Twitter

Ramos slams AOC on Twitter In a tweet, State Senator Jessica Ramos slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez for missing her turf. (Their districts overlap.) And here’s the thing: Ramos and AOC are both progressive Democrats. NEW YORK – State Senator Jessica Ramos took to Twitter to slam Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a fellow Democrat, for missing […]

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Lafayette Parish Community Shows Incredible Support for Library Director Fighting Censorship

Community members feared that Chance would be fired again next month and called for more support for Chance. “Show your support for your local library system and please come and speak your mind,” community member William Veillon told KLFY. “We need people here to tell this library board that they don’t represent this community,” Library […]

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After CEO’s death, Xerox executive says company is sticking to strategy

Xerox acting CEO Steve Bandrowczak said Tuesday the company would stick to the strategy laid out by his predecessor John Visentin, who died June 28 of complications from an unspecified illness. In its heyday, the Xerox brand was synonymous with office life, but the Norwalk-based company has yet to offer a breakthrough product or service […]

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After CEO’s death, Norwalk-based Xerox sticks to strategy

Xerox, rebuilding its C-suite after the June 28 death of CEO John Visentin, will stick to its post-pandemic recovery plan, interim CEO Steve Bandrowczak told investors on Tuesday. “We will honor John by continuing to execute on the four strategic initiatives he articulated,” Bandrowczak said in a conference call Tuesday morning. “The same four strategic […]

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Egypt leads Arab countries in wind and solar power

AL-MUKALLA: The Iran-backed Houthis have brutally tortured and placed abducted model Entesar Al-Hammadi in solitary confinement in Sanaa, government officials have warned. The Houthis abducted the model and actress early last year after abducting her and a friend from a Sanaa street. After her abduction, the militia tortured Al-Hammadi, subjected her to a virginity test […]

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Nearly 250 films from more than 50 countries submitted to the 48th EKOFILM this year

BRNO/PRAHA/ČR – This year, the 48th international environmental film festival EKOFILM will offer a momentous spectacle. A total of 243 documentaries from more than 50 countries participated in the competition. This year, the United States leads with 34 admissions, followed closely by Germany with 27 films. The Czech Republic offers 20 documentaries. The drama team […]

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Myanmar executes activists for first time in decades; Other countries that have executed activists

Myanmar’s ruling military junta has carried out executions for the first time in decades, killing four people, including pro-democracy activists. The executions were detailed in the state-run “Mirror Daily”. Among the men executed were Phyo Zeya Thaw, a former leader of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party, and Kyaw Min Yu, a […]

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GOP welcomes far-right candidate for governor in Pennsylvania

FILE – Doug Mastriano, the Republican candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, speaks during an event July 1, 2022 at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mastriano’s far-right views on everything from abortion to the 2020 presidential election would spoil Siege in a critical battleground state. But now, as the general election season heats up, the […]

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Community Scoop » Six keynote speakers announced for the 8th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport

Press Release – Women in Sport Aotearoa Early bird registration deadline extended to August 31, 2022 The Women in Sport International Task Force (IWG) Secretariat, Women in Sport Aotearoa, Ng Whine Hkinakina o Aotearoa, is delighted to announce a series of titles … Early bird registration deadline extended to August 31, 2022 The Secretariat of […]

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Hungarian PM says European countries with ‘racial mixing’ are ‘no longer nations’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán came under fire on Saturday after saying in a keynote speech that European countries with “racial mixing” were “no longer nations”. Orbán was giving a speech at the Tusvanyos Summer University in Romania when he made the controversial comments. “We [Hungarians] we’re […]

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In Company One’s ‘can I touch it?’, a battle over the identity of a neighborhood and a family

We also care about the implications for Shay’s daughter, Ruth (Jada Saintlouis), who must make a big decision about college amid her family’s economic turmoil. And we care what that means for the future of Meeka (Schanaya Barrows), Shay’s high-spirited, media-savvy niece and employee. And we care about the cracks opening in Shay’s longtime friendship […]

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Myanmar junta executes four democracy activists

Comment this story Comment Myanmar’s military junta has executed four pro-democracy activists, state media and the US Embassy in Yangon reported, carrying out its first executions in more than three decades and defying international calls for restraint. The four men included two high profile activists: Kyaw Min Yu, also known as Ko Jimmy, who rose […]

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Group Tasks Rivers Community Residents On Voter Registration

The rising cost of importing wheat, sugar and other raw materials used in bread production is threatening the baking industry in Nigeria.The Rivers State Chairman of the Master Bakers and Cafeteria Association of Nigeria (MBCAN), Dr Chidi Emmanuel Orlu, who revealed this in an exclusive interview with The Tide in Port Harcourt, said current government […]

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The Rise of the State and the Local Climate Candidate

Brian Radford, a Tucson Democrat seeking a seat in the Arizona House of Representatives, supports investing more money in public education and improving access to health care. affordable healthcare, among other priorities. But tackling the climate crisis and ensuring his desert community has an adequate water supply are central to his campaign. “I have four […]

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UMKC leader, black community activist Reaner Shannon, dies

Reaner Shannon, former associate dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, has died. Shannon Family Editor’s Note: This feature is part of a weekly The Star focus intended to highlight and remember the lives of deceased Black Kansas citizens. Reaner Shannon, educator, author and philanthropist, was laid to rest on Thursday. The service was filled […]

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What other Arab countries can learn from Saudi Arabia’s fight against tobacco

DUBAI: Tobacco use remains a serious health problem in Middle Eastern and North African countries, which have some of the highest proportions of smokers in the world. Despite this high prevalence of tobacco use in the region, the policies put in place by the Saudi authorities appear to have led to a significant reduction in […]

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Demonstration at the “Spring” of the Uffizi but painting not damaged

Two activists from the environmental group Ultima Generazione (Last Generation) claim to cling to the glass protecting Primavera (Spring) by Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli in the Uffizi Galleries in Florence, central Italy, Friday, July 22, 2022 Carabinieri police said two young Italian women and a man sat on the floor in the Botticelli room […]

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Delivering $17.1 million in community projects in Memphis

Dear friend, This week I voted and the House of Representatives passed spending bills containing nine community projects I requested for the 9th congressional district, totaling $17.1 million. There are more bills to come, but those bills included money for the Overton Park/Memphis Zoo parking lot, the paved landing along our river, and funding for […]

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India and six other countries vote against UN accreditation of rights groups!

India, along with six other countries, voted against a draft resolution presented by the United States, which recommended that six human rights organizations, blocked for years in the United Nations NGO Committee , are granted special consultative status with the United Nations Economic Commission. and Social Council. The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended 203 groups […]

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As US forces NATO into Asia, countries won’t choose sides

Illustration: Liu Rui/Global Times The NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, set the stage for an attempt to legitimize NATO’s growing penetration into the Indo-Pacific region as opposition to the so-called “Russia-China alliance”. . We’re kind of seeing a reversal now, because after World War II, it was Asia that was unstable, and Europe was the […]

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RCMP investigate Canadian oil company ReconAfrica after complaints of alleged corruption and fraud

According to Canadians interviewed by the RCMP, the investigation appears to focus on two issues: ReconAfrica’s ties to politically connected figures in Namibia and the company’s stock promotion activities.John Grobler/The Globe and Mail RCMP have launched an investigation into a Canadian oil company drilling exploration wells near the environmentally sensitive Okavango River in southern Africa, […]

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Death of Hank De Zutter, co-founder of Community Media Workshop

Henry W. “Hank” De Zutter was a journalist, activist, university professor and provocateur, with a deep desire to promote racial equality and a practitioner’s ability to communicate his ideas clearly. A longtime instructor and lecturer at Malcolm X College in Chicago who, early in his career, served as an education reporter for the Chicago Daily […]

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Japan plans state funeral for September 27 for Shinzo Abe

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will hold a state funeral for slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on September 27, the government announced on Friday, with foreign leaders in attendance. The ceremony will take place at Tokyo’s Nippon Budokan, a large hall that has hosted concerts and sporting events, and was used for the last state […]

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India’s first tribal president elected

Reuters/AFP Bombay/New Delhi Lawmakers yesterday chose India’s first president from among the country’s tribal communities, which could boost the appeal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party among marginalized groups ahead of the 2024 general election.Draupadi Murmu, a 64-year-old teacher turned politician, takes office on July 25 at the start of a five-year term.More than 4,500 […]

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‘Pullman Company Maids’ Exhibit Captures Black Women’s Work Experience During Jim Crow

My grandfather was a Pullman Porter from the late 1930s. He spoke fondly of his time and considered A. Phillip Randolph, civil rights activist and organizer of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, a hero. . A proud member of the African-American union, his job as a porter placed the Moores in the middle class. […]

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European countries consider abortion reform following Roe repeal | Top countries

The repeal of Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that protected reproductive rights in the United States, has certainly made waves in North America. But the controversial decision also had ramifications across the Atlantic, where it sparked protests and sparked debate over Europe’s abortion laws. According to the Center for Reproductive Rights, 95% of European […]

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‘Killed in Their Strollers’ – OZY

Noom makes weight loss easier Trying to lose weight isn’t easy – yo-yo dieting, strict diets, time-consuming exercise requirements. But Noom is different – they don’t think losing weight has to be that hard. Their psychology-based approach helps you make behavioral changes to understand why you make the choices you do, so you can start […]

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East African countries seek cross-border cooperation to combat wildlife trafficking

Kigali — For many years, East African countries have been considered hotspots for wildlife trafficking. Now conservation organizations have started mobilizing all stakeholders to fight the illegal trade that targets animals – some on the brink of extinction. “Slight progress has been made in combating the illegal trade in wildlife and wildlife products, but governments […]

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MICHIGAN STATE REPRESENTATIVE – 67TH DISTRICT

Linda Glisman 73 years old, REPUBLICANLAP ACHIEVEMENTS District Liaison for Congressman Mike Rogers, Congressman Mike Bishop and State Senator Ruth Johnson. Public school teacher. Events coordinator. Conservative activist. WHY ARE YOU APPLYING FOR AN OFFICE? Linda has lived in Michigan all her life. She graduated from Wayne State University. While working for Congressmen Mike Rogers […]

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Malawi Government Snail Accelerates National Mining Company – Malawi Nyasa Times

Mines Minister Albert Mbawala said the government was slowly leading the establishment and operationalization of the state-owned mining investment company and mining regulatory authority, pointing to the long wait for the proper meaning prevails in the mining sector. But Mzuzu-based mining activist Paul Mvula says the continued absence of these two institutions is leading to […]

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Murals paint Lowell with art, diversity and community

LOWELL – Good things are happening at Lowell this summer. And some of these good things are going to be six stories high and nearly 100 feet long. During the month of August, seven murals will be painted on buildings in Lowell neighborhoods, including three in Downtown, two in Back Central and one in The […]

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Louisville chemical company seeks permit allowing increased toxic air emissions – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

A Louisville-based chemical company with a history of environmental violations applied for a permit that would allow it to slightly increase the risk of cancer to the surrounding community. The company, Clariant Corporation, manufactures catalysts that speed up chemical reactions. It is located in the Park Hill neighborhood near 12th and West Oak streets. In […]

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Artists from 28 countries come together to respond to the climate crisis with World Weather Network

A library on top of one of London’s oldest skyscrapers; the rainforest, mountains and coastline of Peru; a Canadian island in the Labrador Current. All of these stations are weather stations, but they will not necessarily report changes in temperature or barometric pressure. Instead, they are one of 28 international locations from which writers and […]

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Pro-life activists must accept incremental victories in state battles against abortion

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The greatest danger comes in the moment of victory. This maxim, attributed to Napoleon, applies particularly to the American pro-life movement. Yes, Roe v. Wade was waived, and that victory is worth celebrating. But war – or at least other important battles – can still be lost […]

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A sale of Petro-Canada by Suncor would transform the company and change the Canadian gasoline retail landscape

Suncor and US activist investor Elliott Investment Management Inc. have announced a deal that would see the company divest itself of Petro-Canada’s 1,500-location retail network.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press Suncor Energy Inc. SU-T faces a choice that will transform the business: either reap billions of dollars in one-time proceeds from a sale of Petro-Canada, or continue […]

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Concerns and whispers in the Vietnamese NGO community after the conviction of an activist

On June 17, a court in Hanoi sentenced Nguy Thi Khanh, arguably Vietnam’s best-known environmental activist, to two years in prison for tax evasion. Vietnam’s foreign ministry has refuted claims that Khanh’s arrest and conviction were linked to her anti-coal advocacy, but the ruling against her has chilled NGOs in the country. Activists say Khanh’s […]

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New Harris Styles course to be offered at Texas State University

Call it a “Sign of the Times” – a Harry Styles course is coming to Texas State University. The class, first reported by KXAN in Austin, is titled “Harry Styles and the Cult of Celebrity: Identity, the Internet, and European Pop Culture.” Associate Professor of Digital History Louie Dean Valencia tweeted on the course on […]

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US emissions caused $2 trillion in damage to other countries, study finds

Excessive greenhouse gas emissions from the United States have caused nearly $2 trillion in damage to other countries, according to a new analysis. A Dartmouth College study assessed the impact of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States since 1990. It found that they have contributed to heat waves, crop failures and more natural disasters […]

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Community groups to improve lives

Leigh Meyer, Belfast Site Manager and Global Head of FXLM at Citi, spoke about the importance of diversity in the workplace. (Stephen Hamilton) Community groups came together to discuss the future of LGBTQ+ rights in Northern Ireland at a community lunch hosted by Citi in partnership with PinkNews. Citi representatives, PinkNewsThe Rainbow Project, Cara-Friend, HERe […]

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Arlington, Va. man who torched Pennsylvania state police cruiser during Philadelphia racial injustice protests has been convicted

The first protester to be convicted of torching police cruisers during the 2020 racial injustice protests in Philadelphia was sentenced Monday to a 364-day federal prison term — nearly nine months shy of the time that he has already spent behind bars since his arrest in 2020. Ayoub Tabri, 25, of Arlington, Va., has been […]

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Realscreen » Archive » Jim Henson Company Develops Activism-Focused Content

The Jim Henson Company aims to empower kids ages 6-11 to be active citizens with a new puppet-led series and special. Citizen Squad is a unique live musical that encourages children to change the world for the better, providing them with ways to be good citizens in their communities. It features the puppet character Mari […]

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40 countries gather in Berlin to fight climate change as Europe ‘burns’ in the heat

As the world reels from the economic fallout from the pandemic and the war in Ukraine, senior officials from 40 countries gathered in Berlin on Monday for one-on-one discussions on how to stay focused on the fight against climate change. The event was the 12th Petersberg Conference on Climate Change and was delivered by UN […]

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Lulu Mall denies employing 80% of a single community

Lucknow, July 18 (IANS): The management of the Lulu shopping center in Lucknow has strongly denied the allegation that workers from only one community were employed there. Jai Kumar Gangadhar, Regional Manager of Lulu India Shopping Mall Pvt, said in a statement that “the consumer is paramount to us. Our establishment conducts business within […]

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Decatur Leads the State Again in Drunk Driving Arrests | public safety

DECATUR — The Decatur Police Department’s record for driving under the influence arrests is the highest in the state among municipal police departments, again. The municipal police recorded 353 arrests for 2021, recorded by The Alliance Against Drunk Driverswhich describes itself as a “citizen activist group” watching the numbers. And Decatur Police also topped the […]

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Community Scoop » Bay of Plenty Regional Councilor to Rally Maori Party

Press release – The Maori Party Outgoing Bay of Plenty Regional Councilor Toi Kai Rkau Iti will campaign for re-election to his Kohi constituency seat under the Mori Party ticket. As an independent, Councilor Iti believes he has succeeded alongside the other two constituencies in the region… Outgoing Bay of Plenty Regional Councilor Toi Kai […]

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With 81% institutional ownership, The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a favorite among the big guns

Every investor in The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) should know the most powerful shareholder groups. With 81% of the capital, the institutions hold the maximum number of shares in the company. In other words, the group faces the maximum upside potential (or downside risk). Given the huge amount of money and research capabilities at their […]

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Buffalo’s Tops Supermarket reopens as fear and trauma continue to grip the community | VIDEO

* (CNN) – Garnell Whitfield is still dealing with the trauma of losing his mother to racist abuse at a Buffalo supermarket. Whitfield said the ensuing mass shootings and the refusal of Republican lawmakers to support much tougher gun laws made the task even more difficult to handle. He also worries that many elected officials […]

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NATO responsible for long wars in many countries around the world – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

By Ben Chacko LONDON: The peace movement must break the new ‘taboo’ around criticism of NATO, activists heard at the launch of the Stop the War Nato coalition’s updated brochure: A War Alliance on Tuesday evening in London.“NATO is at the heart of much of what is happening in the world today,” stressed Andrew Murray […]

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Mexico captures infamous drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero

FILE – This image released by the FBI shows the wanted poster of Rafael Caro-Quintero, who was behind the murder of a US DEA agent in 1985. Caro-Quintero was captured by Mexican forces near ‘a decade after getting out of a Mexican prison and back into drug trafficking, a Mexican Navy official confirmed Friday, July […]

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Afghanistan is worst among 146 countries surveyed for gender equality (WEF)

Revealing a grim picture of the situation of women in Afghanistan, a report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked Afghanistan as the worst country in terms of gender parity. In the Global Gender Gap Index which was released by the WEF on Wednesday, Afghanistan ranked last in a survey of […]

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Biden heads to West Bank, with little to offer Palestinians

FILE – A mural by Palestinian artist Taqi Spateen depicts Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh killed on part of Israel’s controversial separation barrier, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, July 6, 2022. Thursday, 14 July 2022, Lina Abu Akleh, the niece of the slain Al Jazeera journalist, criticizes President Joe Biden for not meeting […]

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“People are scared.” Buffalo supermarket to reopen as fear still grips the community

Whitfield said the ensuing mass shootings and Republican lawmakers’ refusal to support tougher gun laws made the task even more difficult to handle. He also worries that many elected officials and religious institutions have remained silent about the impact of white supremacy. “You go from being sad and missing your loved one to being really […]

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bne IntelliNews – Kazakhstan joins club of countries banning Lightyear for gay kissing

Kazakhstan has joined a long list of conservative nations in halting distribution of the children’s cartoon feature Light year because of a scene featuring two women kissing. Culture and Sports Minister Dauren Abayev wrote in a July 14 Facebook post that the decision to withdraw the film, which is produced by Pixar Animation Studios, a […]

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Uber drivers in multiple countries protest low pay and unsafe work after leaks

For South African activist Sechaba Lehana, this week’s series of Uber leaks confirmed his worst fears: the taxi app knew full well the risks faced by drivers and put profits ahead of their well-being . The mass of emails, memos and presentations uncovered by the Guardian – spanning four years and 40 countries – showed […]

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PFI prohibited outfit document seized by Bihar Police

As India celebrates the Amrit Kaal of independence, the banned extremist Islamic organization People’s Front of India (PFI) has called on its followers to make India an Islamic state by 2047. According to the eight-page document, “Vision 2047, India towards the rule of an Islamic State”, seized by the Phulwari Sharif police station in Ahmad […]

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GM, EVgo and Pilot Company to Build Network of Highway Electric Vehicle Chargers in US

General Motors is rolling out a new network of electric vehicle fast chargers in partnership with Pilot Co., owner of the Pilot and Flying J freeway travel centers, and the EVgo electric vehicle charging network. The companies will install a total of 2,000 fast chargers at 500 Pilot locations along US highways at approximately 50-mile […]

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Sydney WorldPride responds to community outrage over ticket prices

Image: Sydney World Pride Facebook Sydney WorldPride has responded to criticism over ticket prices, particularly for the centerpiece of the human rights conference which runs from March 1-3 at the ICC. Sydney WorldPride 2023 confirmed star gazer that they will have a resolution to community concerns regarding ticket prices for the conference, which is expected […]

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Council investigates white nationalist protest

Members of the white nationalist group The Patriot Front marched through downtown Boston before returning to their cars in Malden. IMAGE: COURTESY OF DEMOCRACY NOW After nearly 100 white supremacists marched through downtown Boston, resulting in brief violence, city councilors and activists questioned the Boston Police Department’s response and the agency’s effectiveness against -Terrorism and […]

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New Festival Honors Poet Laureate, Author, Activist and Community Leader of Syracuse Jackie Warren-Moore

As long as someone says your name, you never leave, said Jackie Warren-Moore to her youngest daughter, Mia Moore. And Warren-Moore’s legacy will live on, as the Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company (PRPAC) has created a festival to honor her life and work as a writer, columnist, activist, community leader and poet laureate. from Onondaga […]

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Most Ukrainian refugees expect to stay in host countries until the end of hostilities

Ukrainian officials said there had been sustained Russian shelling in the eastern region of Donetsk on July 13 as Russian forces continued efforts to capture Donbass. In the adjacent Luhansk region, Ukrainian soldiers fought to retain control of two villages as they came under Russian shelling, said Serhiy Hayday, the governor of Luhansk. The Russians […]

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G20 diplomats find no common ground as Western nations pressure Russia over Ukraine war

Ukraine’s military said it launched a major counter-offensive in the south of the country on July 12 as it sought to retake territory taken earlier by Russian troops. Ukrainian military strikes destroyed artillery, armored vehicles and an ammunition warehouse in the town of Nova Kakhovka, the Ukrainian army said at the start of its counteroffensive […]

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New State CO2 Emissions Tax Expected to Add 46 Cents Per Gallon to Gas Cost » Publications » Washington Policy Center

Key points to remember: New state CO2 emissions tax expected to add 46 cents per gallon to gasoline prices in 2023 An increase of 56 cents per gallon is expected for diesel prices in 2023 By 2030, the new tax is expected to add 80 cents per gallon to gasoline By 2030, the new tax […]

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Jill Biden’s apology to the Latino community seriously split Twitter

First Lady Jill Biden’s press secretary, Michael LaRosa, tweeted on the morning of July 12, “The First Lady apologizes that her words conveyed anything other than pure admiration and love for the Latino community.” Some Twitter users expressed disappointment that the apology came through Biden’s press secretary rather than posting the statement on his own […]

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Peloton Fitness Equipment Company stops producing bikes and treads

The American fitness platform, the sports equipment manufacturer Peloton announced today that it will stop the production of bicycles and treadmills. Instead, the company will delegate production tasks to partners to simplify operations and reduce costs. The tasks will be entrusted in particular to the Taiwanese manufacturer Rexon. The latter has managed to work with […]

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GameStop profits create $150 million paycheck for Canadian company executive

A GameStop store in San Rafael, California on December 8, 2021.Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The wild trade in GameStop GME-N stock in early 2021 created one of the biggest paydays in history for an executive at a Canadian public company. Richard Mashaal, vice president of little-known investment firm Senvest Capital Inc., headquartered in Montreal, SEC-T received […]

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Nearly $2 billion in damage inflicted on other countries by US emissions | Climate crisis

The United States has inflicted more than $1.9 billion in damages on other countries from the effects of its greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new analysis that has provided the first measure of nations’ responsibility in fueling the climate crisis. The enormous volume of planet-warming gas pumped by the United States, the largest historical […]

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First, Democratic State Senate Caucus Criticizes Shippers Attacking Max Socol

State Senator Jeff Waldstreicher (left) and his challenger Max Socol. This story was updated at 9:45 p.m. July 11 to correct the name of State Senator Craig Zucker, who represents District 14. The state Senate race for District 18 has heated up over the past two weeks, thanks to a flyer from the Maryland Democratic […]

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Hungarian energy company chief warns fuel price cap will lead to shortages

Ukrainian rescue workers recovered 15 bodies after Russian Uragan rockets hit a five-story building, collapsing the building in the eastern Donetsk region, officials said. More than 20 people could still be trapped in the wreckage, the local branch of the emergency services in the city of Chasiv Yar said on Facebook. Rescuers late on July […]

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Activist expelled from Wimbledon over protest against Peng Shuai

A protester holding a sign and wearing a t-shirt reading ‘where is Peng Shuai’ on day 12 of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London on Friday July 8, 2022. Peng is a retired player Chinese professional tennis player who last year accused a former high-ranking member […]

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‘Things are not normal’: Community leaders respond to Winnipeg police chief’s comments on crime

Winnipeg community leaders are calling for new approaches following Chief Danny Smyth’s comments on Friday that crime levels in the city are “not new.” Concern over violent crime as a problem was sparked after a spate of violent acts at The Forks in the week leading up to the start of July. Smyth said calls […]

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Human Trafficking to Gulf Countries from Kerala Continues Unabated | Latest India News

“Babysitters and Elder Caregivers Wanted in the Gulf. Attractive compensation and benefits. Women who have crossed 40 contacts. the Malayalam poster managed to catch the eye of the 43-year-old mother of two in Kochi. {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} Belonging to an economically weaker background, the woman and her family saw a way out. Her husband […]

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French women push to cement the right to abortion after the American decision

FILE – French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne delivers a speech at the National Assembly, in Paris, France, July 6, 2022. Borne has expressed concern over the potential fallout from the Supreme Court’s decision to recriminalize abortion in Europe . Abortion rights in France have been enshrined in law for 47 years and enjoy broad support […]

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Twitter employees rant against Elon Musk

A messy legal battle is brewing after Elon Musk announced he was ending his deal to buy social media platform Twitter, citing an irreconcilable disagreement with the company over fake accounts and spam. The world’s richest man previously accused Twitter of ‘resisting and thwarting’ his attempts to access information about fake accounts, saying the deal […]