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Michigan Board of State Solicitors Take Abortion Ban to State Supreme Court

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Michigan voters will have to wait for the state Supreme Court to decide whether a 1931 law will ban abortions. The Michigan Board of State Solicitors could not decide on Wednesday whether an amendment to the state constitution enshrining the right to abortion should end up on […]

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Are religious corporations constitutional? – Company law and corporate law

August 31, 2022 Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Like Gaul, California’s nonprofit corporation law has three main parts (“Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres‘). These three parts govern the formation and operation […]

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All Y’alls Foods, a Dallas deli company, makes plant-based vegan snacks

Dallas-area company making waves in vegan food: Called All Y’alls foodsthey are famous for their line of plant-based cured meats, sold at grocery stores and outlets such as HEB, Cox Farms, Lucky Mouth Grocery, Mashup Market and Nature’s Plate. All Y’alls Foods was founded in Cross Roads, Denton County, in 2018 by Brett Christoffel, who […]

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Serbian rights activists pledge to join EuroPride march despite ban – Community

Aleksandar Vasovic (Reuters) Belgrade, Serbia ● Wed 31 Aug 2022 2022-08-31 10:47 0 b2587592dd54281f57bdb7dba91e365a 2 Community Serbia, EuroPride, LGBT, Europe Free Serbian LGBT rights activists and pro-Western opponents of conservative President Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday they would defy a ban on a gay pride march in Belgrade next month, despite resistance from extreme groups […]

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Orissa High Court Calls on State Government to Implement SC Direction – The New Indian Express

By Express press service CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday ordered the Additional Chief Secretary of the Home Department to implement the Supreme Court’s directive to upload copies of FIRs to the police website.The issue was raised in a performance by Babaji Sahoo, a social activist, on June 25, 2021. The Supreme Court had […]

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The Walt Disney Company gets a reprieve in India with a new cricket contract

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has slammed its way into India with a new deal estimated to be worth more than US$1.4 billion to broadcast all Cricket World Cups from 2024 to the end of 2027, after losing broadcasting rights. to the Indian Premier League (IPL), the most watched cricket league in India. As part […]

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Beasley touts sheriff’s support and opposes ‘defunding the police’

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley speaks during a campaign appearance in Durham, North Carolina, Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Hannah Schoenbaum) Hannah Schoenbaum PA DURHAM, North Carolina North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley cast herself Monday as a bridge between law enforcement and the Democratic Party, appealing to moderate voters in one of […]

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Pakistani community activist calls on New Zealand government to help Pakistan amid floods

The Pakistani community in New Zealand is calling on the government to help the country deal with the deadly floods. Pakistan has been hit by unusually heavy monsoon rains, causing devastating floods in the north and south of the country. It left 33 million people homeless and over 1,000 dead. Pakistan’s climate minister said a […]

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COP27 is a major opportunity for countries to address climate challenges

COP26 held in Glasgow, Scotland last year was a tense affair. Some of the critical themes were loss and damage from climate change, access to climate finance and widespread climate action. Developing countries and vulnerable communities were eager to see real action from major economies and polluters. We cannot continue to have the same conversations […]

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M&A Deal Volume Remains High – Corporate & Company Law

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. As we reported in Q1, Dykema had several transactions carried over from 2021 where “the urgency to close” appeared to have died down after it became conventional wisdom in the transactions community that tax laws do […]

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Museum to Create Map of Civil Rights Sites in Natchez

Natchez National Historic Park historian Jeff Mansell, right, and curator Cheryl Waldrep examine the wires of the old servant bell call system, June 4, 2014, in the basement of the house of antebellum Melrose in Natchez, Mississippi. The Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture received a $1,450 grant to create a map highlighting […]

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Community activists respond to gun violence in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Lexington police investigated three separate shootings that occurred early Saturday morning. At 2:28 a.m., officers arrived at the 400 block of Oak Street for a victim who had been shot. Upon arrival, they found a woman with a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was taken to hospital and police […]

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India and Pakistan signed a peace agreement, Toyota Motor Company was founded and more

2 Min(s) to read By CNBCTV18.com August 28, 2022, 2:08 PM IST (Released) Switch to Drag Spectacle SUMMARY On August 28, 1973, India and Pakistan signed an agreement to pave the way for the release of most of the 90,000 Pakistani prisoners held in India and for the settlement of other post-war issues in December […]

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There are other ways to shake up the state’s primary system

The lack of competition for state-elected positions shows how broken our political system is (“Want More Competitive Political Races? Change the Primary System,” Editorial, August 21). However, the Globe’s prescriptions for repairing it are insufficient. If we want more candidates, and especially a more diverse field, then we need public campaign funding. Public funds matched […]

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Honing journalist skills for better community reporting – New Telegraph

The need to train and retrain journalists in their field of work cannot be overstated. That’s why two amazons in the person of Ibiba Don Pedro and Constance Meju, who broke the glass ceiling in the media industry and achieved a lot, thought it was wise to train young journalists from the Niger Delta region […]

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California budget to cover some out-of-state abortion travel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is preparing to spend up to $20 million to bring women from other states to its abortion clinics, a policy aimed at increasing access to a procedure that has been banned or restricted in many states since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Governor Gavin Newsom previously limited money […]

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Community demands justice for innocent father of 5 killed in South Los Angeles crash following police chase

Community Demands Justice for Innocent Killed in South LA Crash Friends and family are demanding justice for Jamarae Keyes, a 38-year-old man who was killed after a group of suspects trying to evade police beat Keyes. LOS ANGELES – The community is demanding justice for a father of five who was killed in an accident […]

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Immigration advocates call on federal, state and city agencies to increase assistance for migrants bused in from Texas

NEW YORK — Immigration activists gathered outside City Hall on Friday, calling for more support for the hundreds of migrants seeking asylum in New York. The New York Immigration Coalition, its allies and local leaders demanded more help for those getting off Texas buses at the Port Authority Bus Terminal. “We are reaching out to […]

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One City Peterborough launches ‘Community University’ offering of Pay What You Can workshops for community advocates — PtboCanada

One City Peterborough launches ‘Community University’ offering of Pay What You Can workshops for community advocates — PtboCanada PtboCanada August 26, 2022 August 26, 2022/ Angela O’Grady One City Peterborough has launched its Community University, which will offer paid workshops for anyone interested in learning more about advocacy and community action. The fall semester will […]

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Muslim countries must be main spokespersons for Afghan women’s rights, says US envoy

By Anas Alyusuf JEDDAH — Rina Amiri, the United States Special Envoy for Afghan Women, Girls, and Human Rights called on Muslim-majority countries to be the loudest voices on women’s rights and human rights in Afghanistan. In an interview with Okaz/Saudi Gazette, Amiri said it was important for Saudi Arabia to be a leading […]

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‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli expelled from his company by an activist revolt

Convicted ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli has finally been ousted as boss of the pharmaceutical company he founded, The Post has learned. Activist shareholders launched the group of directors still loyal to Shkreli at the annual general meeting of Turing’s parent company Vyera on Thursday. Shkreli shot to fame after raising the price of life-saving AIDS […]

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St. Petersburg-Based Property Insurance Company Announces Exit from Florida Market | Tampa Bay News | Tampa

Click to enlarge United Property & Casualty Insurance Co. will exit Florida’s struggling home insurance market, forcing customers to find new coverage as their policies renew, the insurer’s parent company announced Thursday. Petersburg-based United Insurance Holdings Corp. said it had filed plans to pull out of so-called personal insurance markets in Florida, Texas and Louisiana. […]

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Roots Community Food Center wins Jack Layton Activism Award

THUNDER BAY —Thunder Bay’s Roots Community Food Center has won the Jack Layton Activism Award. The award was announced this week by the Institute for Change Leaders and the Douglas Coldwell Layton Foundation. Roots CFC general manager Erin Beagle accepted it on Zoom, streamed live ahead of an in-person celebration in Toronto marking the 11th […]

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Frustrated Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh desperate to move to third countries

Dhaka, Bangladesh Amid stalled efforts to repatriate Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar, many people from the persecuted ethnic minority are seeking a way out and playing into the hands of smugglers. Hundreds of Rohingya refugees are making perilous journeys by boat across the Bay of Bengal to reach Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Many are […]

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Dokdo is not labeled on Apple Maps in 22 countries l KBS WORLD

Photo: Yonhap News South Korea’s easternmost islets of Dokdo are unlabeled in Apple Maps in 22 countries. Seo Kyoung-duk, a social activist and professor at Sungshin Women’s University, said Thursday that he asked his online followers living overseas to check if “Dokdo” was tagged in Apple Maps. He discovered that there were no labels on […]

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Police Department will obey state law by releasing report on McClain shooting – Pasadena Now

Signs in support of Anthony McClain are part of a makeshift memorial for the Black Lives Matter Pasadena Community Peace Rally, honoring loved ones killed at the hands of another, across from La Pintoresca Park in Pasadena on Sunday, 25 October 2020. (Photo by James Carbone) The administrative review regarding a fatal officer involved in […]

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Opinion: Buy Pinterest, not Twitter – seven reasons the company will outperform

The stocks social media complex was weak primarily due to two threats. There is an economic downturn and advertisers reduce spending when growth falters. Next, Apple’s AAPL, +1.21% privacy initiatives make it more difficult for ads to be targeted using information gathered by tracking individuals. Top search and social sites like Alphabet GOOGL, +1.92% and […]

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Pillsbury celebrates 30 years of community involvement – ​​MSR News Online

Photo by Paige Elliott This month, Pillsbury House and Theater is hosting a bronze sculpture by Allison Saar, a famous black sculptor whose work has been featured in Times Square. The sculpture, titled “To Sit Awhile,” depicts famed black playwright Lorraine Hansberry, who was the first black woman to see a show performed on Broadway. […]

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Bed Bath & Beyond shares jump nearly 15% after company reportedly secures new funding

Topline Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond, a favorite of the meme stock crowd that rose this month, jumped nearly 15% on Wednesday after the company reportedly secured a much-needed loan deal to shore up its balance sheet and repay its debt. The stock is up almost 100% in the past month thanks to an […]

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Florida primary: Crist wins Democratic gubernatorial contest | State News

By The Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Representative and former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist will try to derail Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ bid for re-election in November after defeating state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried in the Washington primary. tuesday. In another high-profile race, U.S. Representative Val Demings beat three lesser-known candidates for the Democratic […]

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Capitol Records Drops Rapper AI FN Meka, Apologizes to Black Community for Insensitivity

Capitol Records has dropped an artificial intelligence rapper and apologized to the black community for its insensitivity after activism groups raised concerns the project reflected stereotypes, according to published reports . “CMG has severed ties with the FN Meka Project, effective immediately,” Capitol Music Group said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. “We sincerely […]

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Alcorn State Honors Myrlie Evers-Williams

Lorman, Miss. (AP) – Alcorn State University’s honors degree program is being renamed in honor of Myrlie Evers-Williams. The program will be renamed Myrlie Evers-Williams Honors Program in recognition of the civil rights leader, author and journalist who spent more than three decades seeking justice for the 1963 murder of her former husband, Medgar Evers, […]

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Walt Disney Company (The): Light Side of the Force

Streaming is the new normal All industry players are moving to streaming: Apple, Amazon and now Disney for a few years. It took Disney less than 3 years to catch up with Netflix, which highlights the quality of execution and the power of Disney’s outstanding catalog. The company said total Disney+ subscriptions rose to 152.1 […]

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Community rebirth | Books | Weekly styling

Krystle Dandridge was frustrated. The psychological counselor and avid reader is a fan of black authors. But she noticed that their titles were usually only displayed in bookstores during Black History Month and then quietly removed. “Seventy to 75 percent of published authors are white,” she says. So she decided to do something about it. […]

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AAP strengthens the base in the state, plays the caste card | Bombay News

Sensing a political opportunity in Maharashtra, given the dwindling Congress stock, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is seeking to boost its prospects by recruiting candidates from all parties and castes. The party led by Arvind Kejriwal is strengthening its base ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. On Sunday, the party inducted former Lok Sabha […]

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Touching Bass creates a community of hip-hop, jazz and dance music

LABEL PROFILE Touching Bass creates a community of hip-hop, jazz and dance music By April Clare Welsh August 22, 2022 The British music community of Touch the bass has spent the past eight years on a slow and steady journey to the forefront of the UK’s DIY dance scene. Beginning as an online interview and […]

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Homosexuality is still illegal in these 67 UN countries

As Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on Sunday that the country would repeal a colonial-era law criminalizing sex between men, LGBTQ+ rights activists across the country celebrated a long-awaited victory. The law, which does not apply to women, has not been enforced for more than 15 years, but its long-standing presence has helped […]

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Spin or substance? Why greenwashing your company’s ESG response is a risky strategy

Companies can’t simply rely on public relations to demonstrate good business practices, writes INX Software CEO Marcus Ashby — it must be backed by data. Your employees want to work for a good corporate citizen, your stakeholders want to know you’re up to the ESG task, and your investors think anything less than exceptional performance […]

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Death of community leader Watson L. Haynes • St Pete Catalyst

For more than 50 years, Reverend Watson L. Haynes II served St. Petersburg as a city leader and community activist. The longtime president and CEO of the Pinellas County Urban League died Saturday at age 68, after a battle with cancer. A native of St. Petersburg, Haynes grew up in the former gasworks district, the […]

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BJP’s Raja Singh on arresting workers

Hyderabad: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Raja Singh has leveled allegations against Telangana police, saying they ‘side with a particular community’ in protecting comedian Munawar Faruqui’s show is held on Saturday at Shilpa Kalavedika. “Police supported Ram Virodhi Munawar Faruqui who made derogatory comments against Lord Rama and Sita Devi, saints who died in Godhra […]

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Painting Hope in the Metaverse – OZY

try something new It’s time to get inspired. These young entrepreneurs have never given up on pursuing their dreams. They pushed boundaries and brought their ideas to life. We’ve teamed up with Gold Peak Tea to ask past OZY Genius Award winners how they persevered. Sophia Victor takes it famous art at metaverse Just […]

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How to update your Apple device while the company issues a security flaw | THE DAILY TRIBUNE

Agencies | Cupertino The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Apple’s latest security update was easy to miss. But security experts warn that everyone should immediately update any Apple device they have. Apple said Wednesday that there are serious security vulnerabilities in iPhones, iPads and Macs that could potentially allow attackers to take full control of these […]

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Political Profile: Diana Garlington, candidate for State Representative in District 5

Saturday August 20, 2022 GoLocalProv Policy Team View larger + PHOTO: Campaign Diana Garlington is a Democratic candidate for state representation in District 5. Here’s what she has to say. 1. What do you think is the biggest political issue this campaign season in Rhode Island? GET THE LATEST NEWS HERE – SIGN UP FOR […]

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Warrant issued for woman who allegedly shot Whitehaven community leader Yvonne Nelson

Yvonne D. Nelson accepted an award in April from the Greater Whitehaven Economic Redevelopment Corporation The woman originally believed to be a person of interest in the murder of Whitehaven activist and community leader Yvonne Nelson now has a warrant for her arrest. According to court records, the warrant is for Tifanee Wright, 33, who […]

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EU countries mull visa ban banning Russians from waging war in Ukraine

Vadim Kobzev thought it would be easy for him to obtain a humanitarian visa to enter Germany. After all, his decision to flee Russia for Georgia in April, weeks after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, was preceded by years of interrogations, threats and police raids targeting his job as regional coordinator. in the southern city […]

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CNA Explains: The History of 377A and How Some Countries Repealed It

When was the 377A introduced and why? Section 377A was introduced into the Penal Code of Singapore in mid-1938 when it was under British rule. It reads: “Any man who, in public or private, commits or encourages the commission of, or procures or attempts to procure the commission by a male person of an act […]

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North Korea dismisses Seoul’s aid offer as ‘senseless’ repetition

FILE – This handout photo provided August 14, 2022, by the North Korean government, Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, delivers a speech during the national meeting against the coronavirus, in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, August 10, 2022. In a comment posted on Friday, August 19, 2022 by local media, […]

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Sudan’s new community squad raises fears of a return to ‘morality police’ | Global Development

Human rights activists in Sudan fear that the launch of a new police force could herald the return of ‘morality policing’ to the country. The government announced the creation of the community policing unit to “reaffirm relations between the population and the police” and ensure security. The police’s former “community service unit”, which arrested and […]

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The Russian Orthodox Church denounces the adoption of children by “hostile countries”

The Russian Orthodox Church has called for an end to the adoption of Russian children by people in “hostile countries”, including those who support LGBT rights and “do not reflect Russian values”. “It is now only possible to send someone to grow up in a foreign country if that country adheres to the same spiritual […]

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MindMed soars after revelation that BBBY investor Jake Freeman owns shares in the company

In an unexpected turn of events today, investors in Mental Medicine Inc. (NASDAQ: MNMD) (NEO: MMED) have reason to celebrate. Today, MindMed is soaring on new devices that have nothing to do with the company’s own biopharmaceutical operations. After a long period of persistently falling prices, investors will take it. The rise in MindMed stock […]

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Family business of Rick Ross fined over $100,000 for violating labor laws

Paras Griffin/Getty Images The US Department of Labor announced Thursday that a company owned by the family of rapper Rick Ross has been fined for labor violations at five of its Wingstop locations in Mississippi. According to the Labor Department, Boss Wings Enterprises LLC required employees to pay for uniforms, safety training, background checks and […]

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Indian woman condemns release of her convicted rapists

Activists shout slogans against government remission of gang rape convicts, in New Delhi, India, Thursday, August 18, 2022. A Muslim woman who was gang raped while pregnant during the devastating religious riots of 2002 in India appealed to the government to reverse its decision to release the 11 men who had been jailed for life […]

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The community of Goa in the United Kingdom celebrates the feast of the Assumption

On the auspicious day of August 15, 2022, Chaplaincy Goa UK, in association with members of the Goa Diaspora UK, celebrated the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mother Mary at St Joseph’s Church RC at Wembley, London. The Feast of the Assumption marks the day the Blessed Virgin Mary ascended into Heaven. The Festive Mass […]

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NOTICE: State officials act to curb another dangerous virus threatening North Carolina

As the global pandemic has reminded us with tragic ferocity in recent years, viruses can, despite our best efforts, be extremely destructive and difficult to contain, especially as our world becomes increasingly crowded and interconnected. And unfortunately, this is not only true for physical viruses like COVID-19, but also for viruses of the mind. In […]

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Asif warns against politics when appointing army chief

ISLAMABAD: Defense Minister Khawaja Asif on Wednesday warned against the policy on the appointment of the army chief, saying the issue had yet to be addressed. He urged politicians to sit together and discuss national issues. Addressing a press conference in the federal capital, the minister said talks of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) returning to Swat […]

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Jessie Frisby, pioneering South Street entrepreneur, church leader and celebrated community activist, has died aged 85

Jessie Frisby, 85, formerly of Philadelphia, the first African-American woman to open a business on the 1500 block of South Street, an energetic church leader and award-winning community activist, died Wednesday, August 3 of an illness heart at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del. Mrs. Frisby opened Jessie’s Ladies Shoppe, later known as Jessie’s Ladies Boutique, […]

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Loss-making US company’s share price soars over 400% in a month – factors driving rally DECODED

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Liz Cheney state primaries result: Trump says bitter primaries battle is ‘referendum’ over his culpability in Jan. 6 riot

Liz Cheney ad calls naysayers’ stance on ‘big lie’ Voters will decide the fate of two top Republicans on Tuesday as primary elections are held in Alaska and Wyoming, two of the reddest states in the country. In Wyoming, Deputy Chair of the House Select Committee investigating Jan. 6 Liz Cheney faces an effort by […]

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Rapper Vic Mensa launches first black-owned cannabis business in Illinois

Source: Gabe Oviawe / Gabe Oviawe/Helio PR HHappy Black Business Month! Chicago rapper, actor and activist Vic Mensa unveiled 93 Boyz, the first black owner cannabis company in Illinois. It is an equity-driven cannabis company that aims to reinvest its resources directly into underserved communities. Vic Mensa announced the launch of 93 Boyz last week. […]

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Iran Revealed: The Movement Against Compulsory Hijab | Top countries

Women in Iran have said #No2Hijab and #WalkingUnveiled, risking fines and even jail time for violating strict regulations on women’s dress introduced after the country’s 1979 revolution. “Iranian society never really understood the role that religion was going to play,” says Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, a professor of modern Middle Eastern history at the University of Pennsylvania, […]

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Walt Disney Company shares scooped up by hedge fund from activist investor Daniel Loeb

Third Point Management, the hedge fund led by activist investor Daniel Loeb, disclosed the purchase of up to $1 billion in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) in a public letter to Disney CEO , Robert Chapak. The roughly 0.4% stake isn’t Disney’s first investment for Third Point, having bought roughly US$150 million worth of stock […]

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Tom Daley: ‘The LGBT community is so fractured right now’

by Emell Adolphe EDGE Media Network Contributor Tuesday, August 16, 2022Originally published August 15, 2022 Tom Daley (Source: Associated Press) Olympic diver Tom Daley is no stranger to the fight for LGBTQ+ rights. He spoke openly and honestly advocating for transgender athletes to participate in competitive sports and called on the Olympics to grant hosting […]

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Advocates celebrate passage of state climate bill

NORTHAMPTON — As much of the state continues to face critical drought after two punishing heat waves, Governor Charlie Baker last week signed into law the landmark climate bill that lawmakers passed in late last month – the state’s largest effort yet to address the climate crisis. While some provisions of the bill will be […]

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Project a model of community climate adaptation strategies

As part of the University of Miami’s multidisciplinary initiative, Hyperlocalism: Transforming the Paradigm for Climate Adaptation, residents of Homestead and Little River have designed solutions to combat the effects of climate change in their communities. The days were unusually warm, even by Texas standards. That’s how Merline Leonce, who grew up in the town of […]

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Microsoft Disrupts Russia-Linked Hackers Targeting NATO Countries

Hacker in an ASCII art hoodie. (Getty) WASHINGTON — Microsoft has taken action to disrupt hacking campaigns tied to a highly persistent Russian threat actor that has targeted defense and intelligence consulting firms, among other entities, primarily in NATO countries, the company said. society today. The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has been tracking the […]

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This Former Meat Company Now Makes Vegan Rib Eye Because It’s More Sustainable

This fall, Vancouver-based food company Urbani Foods is launching a hyper-realistic vegan ribeye-style steak under the Misteak brand. Initially, Misteak will be available in specialty stores and high-end restaurants. The launch comes after two years of intensive research and development on a vegan whole-muscle meat that mimics the marbling and texture of a premium butcher-style […]

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Roles and Responsibilities of Central and State Agencies in Mumbai

Citizens’ Rights: Roles and Responsibilities of Central and State Agencies in Mumbai | In addition to the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), various agencies are involved in the planning, execution and modernization of Mumbai’s infrastructure needs. These agencies play various roles with different responsibilities contributing to the overall development of the city. Mumbai Metropolitan […]

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2 students injured, 1 killed first week of school; The community calls for change

MURFEESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) — A community gathered Saturday to mourn the loss of a student killed on the first day of school. On Saturday, community activists and families gathered for a vigil to honor those who were injured and killed. Families told us they were heartbroken, devastated and ready for change. “It didn’t really hit […]

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Taiwan thanks India and others for calls to de-escalate tensions in Taiwan Strait

PTI, August 14, 2022, 6:58 PM IST Taiwan on Sunday expressed gratitude to India and several other countries for their calls to show restraint and avoid unilateral actions aimed at changing the status quo in the Taiwan Straits in the face of China’s belligerent military posture in following the visit of United States House Speaker […]

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National and Local Bitcoin Policy Approach – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Dennis Porter, CEO of Satoshi Action Fund and political strategist who focuses on defending the Bitcoin infrastructure and industry in the United States through public policy, activism and advocacy. The printer of unlimited money and where that unlimited money is spent is the ultimate power of our times. The […]

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Kids Enter Drag Queen Storytime Amid Support, Rainbow Flags

Families with young children walked through a ring of rainbow colors as they entered Drag Queen Story Hour on Saturday morning at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. Around 75 people, many waving rainbow flags, stood at the six entrances to the outdoor event to make sure the children felt safe and enjoyed the activity. About two […]

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Hawaii primary holds races for governor and Congress in blue state

Placeholder while loading article actions A term-limited governor and a surprise congressional retreat set the stage for Saturday’s primaries in Hawaii, with Democrats vying for the posts they are poised to win in November. The race for the Democratic nomination to succeed Governor David Ige (D), who is end his second term with a low […]

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Disney heiress criticizes company for Harvey Weinstein

(MENAFN) Activist Abigail Disney has urged the company to accept responsibility for ignoring the predatory actions of disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein. She is a vocal opponent of the company and a frequent critic. In an interview with Rolling Stone published Thursday, she claimed “Harvey was an open secret,” or rather, there were no secrets […]

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Ahmadiyya community man stabbed to death in Punjab

LAHORE: A member of Pakistan’s Ahmadiyya minority community was stabbed to death in the eastern town of Rabwah – officially known as Chenab Nagar – on Friday, allegedly for refusing to chant religious slogans, a community activist and police said . “The accused approached Naseer Ahmad, 62, an Ahmadi of faith and asked him to […]

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Baltimore State’s Attorney Mosby held in contempt of court over Keith Davis Jr. comment, fined $1,500 – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby violated a court order last month when she commented on Keith Davis Jr.’s controversial criminal cases on social media, a judge ruled Friday, sentencing the lead prosecutor of the city for contempt of court. Circuit Judge John Nugent fined Mosby $1,500 but said she could avoid those charges if she […]

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New photos from Charlottesville in 2017 tell the story of a community that fought back

For a decade now, Ézé Amos has been traveling the city with his camera, capturing slices of Charlottesville life – friends having a drink on the terrace of the Miller, children dancing to the tune of a busker . He knows everyone, and everyone knows him. Amos was there, with his camera and with his […]

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Beloved Chicago dance company founder honored at festival

LaToya Smith jostled and bustled around part of Grand Crossing Park on Wednesday night as a warm August sun shone on hundreds of people dancing, queuing to eat and having fun. Smith, owner of the Ultimate Threat Dance Org. team, and the rest of the party were at South Side Park to celebrate the dance […]

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Comment: The United States finally passed a huge climate bill. Other countries must follow

America had to wait over a decade for the next opportunity. The weekend vote was close, with Vice President Kamala Harris as the decider. What was lost in the years that followed was more than time. Over the past decade, climate impacts have become more frequent and deadlier. Just ask the flood victims of Lismore […]

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Clinton Initiative Return to New York Includes Andres, Queen Rania

FILE – Former President Bill Clinton smiles as he plays a recording of Aretha Franklin on his phone during Franklin’s funeral at Greater Grace Temple, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Detroit. World Central Kitchen founder Jose Andres, Queen Rania of Jordan, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, and “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will help relaunch the Clinton […]

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Activist Ralph Nader urges regulators to recall Tesla’s self-driving technology

The man who forever changed vehicle safety standards in the United States has a scathing new message for self-driving car technology from Elon Musk and Tesla: He thinks it’s dangerous and regulators should s ‘imply. Musk has been touting self-driving cars as the next big thing for years, saying in 2015 that self-driving vehicles would […]

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Myanmar coup: Malaysia calls on more ASEAN countries to engage with junta opponents.

The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, has pushed Myanmar’s junta regime to adhere to the peace plan since its generals seized power in a coup. state last year. Malaysia recently called on other ASEAN countries to engage with Myanmar’s shadow government. Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said his country wanted a clear […]

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North Korea claims disputed victory over virus, blames Seoul

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with a health official in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Kim declared victory over the COVID-19 and ordered a relaxation of preventive measures. measures. Independent journalists were not allowed to cover the event depicted in this […]

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Brooklyn Park Police step up community engagement efforts to fight crime

Brooklyn Park Police are working to redeploy more officers to engage with residents of an apartment complex as part of an effort to deter crime and improve security. “Over the past few weeks there have been a lot of challenges that have happened out there, tragic things that have happened,” Brooklyn Park Police Inspector Elliot […]

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Pegasus Spyware Maker NSO Group Has Contracts in 12 EU Countries: Report

Pegasus makes it possible to listen in real time to what is happening around the cell phone. Jerusalem: Israeli tech company NSO Group, which has attracted global attention, including in India, amid allegations of misuse of its controversial Pegasus spyware, apparently has a significant presence in the European Union with at least 22 contracts covering […]

Activist countries

9 million migrants and refugees from 130 countries live in Egypt – Middle East Monitor

The International Organization for Migration said more than nine million migrants and refugees from 130 countries currently live in Egypt. This figure includes the four main communities – four million Sudanese, 1.5 million Syrians, one million Yemenis and one million Libyans. The news was reported earlier this week in Egypt’s Al-Ahram daily, which said the […]

Activist community

Newtown community reacts to multiple drug and gun related arrests

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – Residents of the Newtown community react Tuesday to the heavy drug and gun trade after eight people were charged. The incident happened outside the Purple Store on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way. “It’s a real problem and people just need to know how to solve problems,” said Valerie Buchand, a […]

Activist company

Custom Haircare Company Prose Launches New Clean Multi-Purpose Styling Gel

Prose, the Brooklyn, NY-based direct-to-consumer beauty tech brand, has launched a new custom styling gel, the latest addition to its line of bespoke hair care products. The DTC brand said the clean and highly effective custom multi-use gel offers endless styling versatility and adapts to the customer’s life, specific to where they live and their […]

Activist state

Maxine Bédat wants New York State to regulate the fashion industry

This story is part fast business The Most Creative People in Business 2022. Check out the full list of innovators who broke through this year and impacted the world around us. In 2019, Maxine Bédat went digging through a burning mountain landfill outside Accra, Ghana, as she released toxic fumes. It was filled with clothes […]