Monthly Archives: January 2022

WESTCLIFF UNIVERSITY AND TECH COAST ANGELS PARTNER TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH ENTREPRENEURIAL PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

IRVINE, CA. – Westcliff University today announced a partnership with Tech Coast Angels (TCA) Orange County. TCA is one of the largest and most active angel investment organizations in the United States. Since its founding in Orange County in 1997, members of the nonprofit organization have invested more than $255 million in more than 500 companies and helped attract $1.7 ...

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Charles Taylor, Tristar, CCC and Western Alliance Bank

Charles Taylor acquires survey company Charles Taylor has acquired Contego Investigative Services, a nationally licensed investigative firm based in Orlando, Florida. Contego provides customized anti-fraud and special investigation services, including surveillance, social media investigations, background checks, medical facility investigations, on-scene investigations and recorded statements, a said Charles Taylor in a press release. The company’s services “are backed by a robust ...

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The Worst Big IPOs of 2021

Text size Oscar Health shares closed at $6.20 on Friday, down 84% from the IPO price. Gabby Jones/Bloomberg IPOs soared for most of 2021, making the year one of the best ever for companies to list their shares. Several major deals were completed, including the $11.9 billion Rivian Automotive offer, but big in 2021 didn’t necessarily mean better. High market ...

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Department of Health ‘considered football’ instead of making ‘one phone call’, says complaint alleging diploma fraud by Dr RK Vats

Complaint questioning authenticity of graduate degree held by top Health Ministry official Dr. RK Vats says ‘one phone call’ could have prevented him from heading National Medical Commission , the supreme body that regulates medical education and practitioners in India, instead of “footballing” the issue. News18.com first reported on January 29 that the Department of Health and Family Welfare was ...

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Thousands protest against COVID mandates and restrictions in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ON — Thousands of demonstrators gathered in the Canadian capital on Saturday to protest vaccination mandates, masks and shutdowns. Some parked in the grounds of the National War Memorial, others carried signs and flags with swastikas and the statue of a Canadian hero was defaced, prompting widespread condemnation. “Parking on this hallowed ground which includes the Tomb of the ...

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Sandy Strickler Wins RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award

Englewood, FL, January 29, 2022 –(PR.com)– Sandra “Sandy” Strickler, associate of the RE/MAX Alliance Group’s Stiver First International Team, has received the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award. This prestigious award recognizes the most successful real estate professionals for the services they have rendered to buyers and sellers during their career. Strickler was a loan officer for 30 years before “going ...

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Accenture, partner of Celonis in process mining technology

Accenture aims to increase the speed and accuracy of identifying process bottlenecks through a strategic alliance with Celonis, a process mining software company. The global consultancy incorporates Celonis technology into its service offerings to external clients and also uses the company’s software to assess internal finance and procurement processes. Additionally, Accenture plans to expand several hubs that provide Celonis services. ...

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Illogical for truck convoy to claim freedoms threatened by vaccine mandate, experts say

Truckers already submit to a host of mandatory government safety regulations, from health checks to electronic monitoring of their journeys. That’s why some experts say it’s insane for some drivers to claim their freedoms are now threatened by a COVID-19 vaccination added to that long list of job requirements. A cross-Canada convoy of truckers and their supporters is on their ...

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Biden includes European allies as he takes on Putin over Ukraine

LONDON — When President Biden held a video call with European leaders about Ukraine this week, he had all the urgency of a Cold War crisis, filled with the specter of Russian tanks and troops threatening the country. ‘Eastern Europe. But Mr Biden has expanded the seats on his war council, adding Poland, Italy and the European Union to the ...

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Manhattan shoplifting will be fought by a new ‘alliance’, says Bragg

NEW YORK – Heeding complaints about shoplifting and burglaries plaguing small businesses in Manhattan, District Attorney Alvin Bragg said Thursday he has formed a new task force to find solutions to the tendency. The borough’s top attorney announced the formation of the “Manhattan Small Business Alliance,” made up of small business leaders from across the borough, a handful of social ...

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2021 tax year will be tough, CPA tells Hoover Small Business Alliance

Filing season for the 2021 tax year is going to be tough for individuals and businesses as the IRS is still behind in processing 2020 tax returns, a tax expert shared with the Hoover Small Business Alliance on Wednesday. . The IRS is understaffed and underfunded right now and still behind in processing 6 million returns as of 2020, said ...

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To Beat Depression, Researchers Seek the Perfect ‘Rhythm’ of Brain Stimulation Therapy

When it comes to finding a lasting treatment for depression, a team of researchers in Toronto say it may come down to finding the perfect rhythm. The approach, being developed by scientists at Sinai Health, the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the University of Toronto, has nothing to do with music and everything to do with editing ...

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Jats and BJP have been fighting Mughals for 650 years, says Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday urged Jat community leaders to back the saffron party as the two were engaged in the fight against the same enemy, the Mughals. Dressed in a ‘pagadi’, a symbol of Jat community identity, Shah recounted an anecdote where he was asked ...

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Tokio Marine: Capital and Commercial Alliance Agreement with May Mobility, Inc. to Promote Safe and Secure Autonomous Driving (60 KB)PDF

January 26, 2022 Tokyo Marine Holdings, Inc. Capital and commercial alliance agreement with May Mobility, Inc. Aim to promote safe and secure autonomous driving Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. (Group Chairman and CEO: Satoru Komiya, hereinafter “TMHD”) and May Mobility, Inc. (CEO: Edwin Olson, hereinafter “May Mobility”) are pleased to announce that the two companies have entered into a capital and ...

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Identity Defined Security Alliance Announces New Membership Types and Approval as an Issuer Partner (ISC)2

Breadcrumb Links GlobeNewswire End users now have the option to participate in IDSA activities through contributor or corporate memberships, while IDSA technical working groups, content and events can now be submitted for CPE credits Author of the article: Publication date : January 25, 2022 • 42 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Content of the article ...

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Former Hawkeye chief joins UM

Send your company’s personnel movements to Kelsey Vanderschoot at [email protected]. World UM W. Joe DeMiero, American CEO W. Joe DeMiero As CEO, W. Joe DeMiero will lead the strategy, direction and operations of media company UM’s largest marketplace, as well as oversee the management of clients including USPS, EJ Gallo, Rocket Mortgage and Zillow. DeMiero is the founder of TiltShift, ...

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CUNY Union Launches New Social Media Ad Advocating New Deal Legislation

The Professional Staff Congress/CUNY (PSC/CUNY), the union that represents the 30,000 professional staff and faculty at the City University of New York, has released a digital report a d January 24, urging New Yorkers to reach out to their lawmakers to support New Deal for CUNY (ND4C) legislation. The law project (S4461/A5843) offers a tuition-free return to teaching at CUNY ...

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Raven Software employees end strike after seven weeks pending union recognition

After seven weeks of strike, Raven Software employees could return to work. On January 21, 34 employees officially united to form the Game Worker’s Alliance, the first union of its kind in the gaming industry. The unionized employees then asked the management of Activision and Raven Software to officially recognize the union of workers. Raven Software is known for games ...

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How Boonjil Noorook discovered Captain Cook

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Early one morning a young man named Boonjil Noorook was spearing seals for ngulli [meat] for his family when he heard a loud crash in the ocean. Boom boom boom. Shortly after, he noticed something strange, which looked like a large canoe with white fenders coming towards shore. Well, it was the ...

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The biggest gaming news for January 21, 2022

Jedi: Fallen Order Rumors, Persona 4 Golden on Steam Deck, New Palworld Trailer, and Raven Software Unionization. Happy Friday gamers! It’s been a hectic and exciting week in the world of gaming news thanks to the surprise announcement that Microsoft plans to acquire Activision Blizzard in a landmark $69 million deal. Today’s news isn’t quite as explosive as it sounds, ...

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The United States and Russia try to lower the temperature in the Ukraine crisis

GENEVA — The United States and Russia have sought to lower the temperature in a heated standoff over Ukraine, even though they reported no breakthrough in high-level, high-stakes talks on Friday aimed at preventing a dreaded Russian invasion. Armed with seemingly intractable and diametrically opposed demands, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met in ...

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Glenn Mandziuk joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance as Managing Director | News | Eco-Enterprise

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (SHA), a global industry network for the hospitality sector, has appointed tourism veteran Glenn Mandziuk as chief executive. It will begin in April this year. He replaces Madhu Rajesh, the founding CEO of SHA, who has taken on a new role as senior director, water and agriculture, at soft drink company The Coca-Cola Company. SHA members ...

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Can cloud and cognitive-enhanced software boost IBM’s Q4 revenue? – January 20, 2022

International Commercial Machinery Society (IBM Quick QuoteIBM – Free Report) is expected to release fourth quarter 2021 results on January 24, after the closing bell. In the fourth quarter, the company is expected to have reported higher year-over-year revenue in the cloud and cognitive software segment due to increased adoption of its cloud services. Factors at play The Cloud & ...

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Mount Union professor merges nature and abstract art in new exhibition

ALLIANCE – Margo Miller walked through Mount Union University’s art gallery, past abstract nature paintings in shades of brown, orange, red and black. The settings included the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Another canvas was splattered with shades of gray and blue, with the images depicting a stretch of highway leading into a rainstorm near the natural wonder. Miller, ...

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Meet Again | Signpost

The Winter Farmers Market is back and will be held every Saturday from January 22 to February 26 at Union Station. Farmers Market coordinator Zachery Johnstun said people were eager to return after the market went on hiatus due to COVID-19. Photo Credit: Ogden Town Center Alliance The market first took place in 2018, but went on hiatus due to ...

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Republican bills would cut benefit programs to boost hiring

The proposals the Republican authors rolled out Tuesday would address Wisconsin’s labor shortage by increasing barriers to government assistance programs, including Medicaid, Foodshare and unemployment insurance. While employers have reported increased difficulty in filling vacancies over the past year, analysts have pointed to a series of barriers that have prevented potential employees from accepting employment: lack of access to affordable ...

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Westcove Partners advises Westwood Open MRI on its acquisition with Rezolut

Westwood performs over 7,000 MRI exams per year, including structural MRI and MRA for musculoskeletal, neurological and body imaging. Westwood’s The open MRI scanner can accommodate a wide range of patients, including claustrophobic and obese patients, and has advanced imaging capabilities for functional and prostate MRI exams. Its advanced scanning capabilities, ability to adapt to patients with special needs, and ...

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Stay within limits, BJP tells alliance partner JD-U – The New Indian Express

Through Express press service PATNA: The rift between two major National Democratic Alliance (NDA) allies – BJP and JD-U – in Bihar is widening day by day with BJP Head of State Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal in a oblique reference to two senior JD-U officials, asking them to stay within bounds. “Stop playing Twitter game (with Prime Minister) or 76 lakh ...

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iPower Energy Group calls on Governor Newsom to stand up and save solar energy in California |

MURRIETA, Calif., January 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — iPower Energy Group, a provider of solar home energy services, backup battery storage and a progressive clean energy advocate, today announced the company is asking Governor Newsom to save California solar. #SaveSolar According to the Solar Rights Alliance, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is proposing to make solar storage and battery backup ...

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“We are resilient…we will recover”

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, a Lansing native who was among four hostages released Saturday from a Dallas-area synagogue, said there was “no doubt” the experience was traumatic and thanked the community and the world for the prayers and love. “We are resilient and we will recover,” he said in a statement released Sunday afternoon. Cytron-Walker said it was several safety courses ...

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Live Announcements of Assembly Election 2022, 16th January 2022, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Punjab, Uttarakhand (UK), Manipur, UP Election Seats News here

Live updates from the 2022 Assembly elections: A An FIR has been filed against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and others for allegedly violating Covid protocols during a door-to-door campaign for a Congress candidate in Noida. According to party officials, the CM was organizing a door-to-door campaign with Pankhuri Pathak, the Congress candidate from Noida constituency. Police say the FIR ...

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Alliance forms for driverless transport

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. has entered into a long-term partnership with Waymo Via to advance the use of driverless vehicles for freight transportation. The Lowell-based carrier said Friday the collaboration is the next step to bring self-driving technology to its operations and customers and to deliver driverless transportation in Texas within the next few years. Craig Harper, chief sustainability ...

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WB Graduate Inducted into BW Honor Society | News, Sports, Jobs

BEREA, Ohio – Emily Robb of Alliance has been inducted into the Dayton C. Miller Honor Society at Baldwin Wallace University. Robb, a graduate of West Branch High School majoring in accounting and finance, was honored with a membership that is carried by less than 4% of the undergraduate student body. Members are selected to consistently maintain superior academic work. ...

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‘This isn’t Chicago, this is New York:’ NYC mayor weighs in on city’s handling of CTU negotiations – NBC Chicago

New York Mayor Eric Adams delved into Chicago in a public address Thursday, calling out the city’s handling of negotiations between officials and the teachers’ union over updated COVID-19 safety protocols in the schools. “It’s not Chicago, it’s New York, where we connect with each other because we’re both emotionally intelligent and we can work through this. We can get ...

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Bridgend Council’s proposal to freeze Council Tax draws mixed reactions

One council has announced it will propose a council tax freeze and spending increase as part of this year’s budget. The Bridgend County Borough Council cabinet will meet next week to discuss the local authority’s proposed budget for 2022-23. If approved, the council’s budget proposal would also mean no cuts to frontline services and an extra £1.5million a year for ...

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Prestigious high schools frequented Kenyan billionaires

Last week, Kenyans.co.ke dived into the foundations of very wealthy people in Kenya and chronicled the little-known county schools some of them attended. During the research process, we found out that while some tycoons have a history of weed for grace, some, mainly those from wealthy backgrounds, have frequented prominent institutions but kept the fires burning until the decision-making table. ...

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State Department recap: January 5-12, 2022

STATE DEPARTMENT – Here’s a look at what US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top diplomats have been up to this week: United States, Russia, Ukraine The United States and its North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies speak with one voice to urge Russia to defuse tensions along the Ukrainian border and reject Moscow’s demand that the alliance ...

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Russia, NATO remain divided after Ukraine talks: live updates

Video NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said significant points of contention remain with Russia following talks aimed at easing tensions with the West and preventing a further Russian invasion of Ukraine.CreditCredit…Pool photo by Olivier Hoslet BRUSSELS – Russian and NATO officials said they remained far from a deal after four hours of talks on Wednesday that the United States and ...

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AllianceHCM Launches Expense Management Product to Enhance Its HCM Software Solution | Texas News

HOUSTON, January 11, 2022 / PRNewswire / – AllianceHCM, one of the nation’s largest privately-held human capital management (HCM) software providers, today released its latest HR software, Expense Management. AllianceHCM’s expense management platform automates the recording, tracking, approval and payment of reimbursable expenses incurred by employees, helping businesses to better control individual employee expenses. “Our solution gives our users the ...

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GSA kicks off 2022 by welcoming new members of the Board of Directors

SAN JOSE, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The Board of Directors of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) welcomes three new members: Dr. Anirudh Devgan, President and CEO of Cadence Design Systems; Matt Johnson, President and CEO, Silicon Labs; and Mark Papermaster, CTO and Executive Vice President, AMD. The GSA Board of Directors represents some of the most influential companies in ...

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Congressional Digvijay Singh takes a jibe at BJP; The biggest agricultural organization in Punjab not to contest polls

Read more Samaj Morcha and his members will not participate in the February 14 elections in Punjab. BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) is one of the largest agricultural organizations in Punjab and its activists had camped at the Tikri border when farmers against the central agricultural laws were unfolding. Meanwhile, the model code of conduct has entered into force, Covid vaccination certificates ...

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College Football Playoff Expansion Paralysis Can Be Cured With Simple Solution – The Athletic

The outdated spaghetti western known as the College Football Playoff expansion has three entities standing and looking at each other in the crescendo of “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” but without the iconic score providing the backstory. Reminiscent of Angel Eyes, Tuco and “Blondie” – take your pick for which entity represents which character – there are SEC ...

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News from the entire cantonal region

Life-size board games at the library ALLIANCE – The Rodman Public Library is hosting a day of life-size board games for teens on Tuesday. 12-18 year olds are invited to the Main Library from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to play classic games – Checkers, Monopoly, Scrabble, Jenga, Trouble and Yahtzee – on a large scale. In Monopoly and Trouble, ...

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SK Telecom, SK Square and SK hynix launch the “SK ICT Alliance” for synergies

With the aim of securing global competitiveness in various ICT fields such as semiconductors, 5G and AI, the three companies plan to conduct joint business activities in the global market by leveraging the innovative investment of SK Square, AI and 5G technologies from SK Telecom and the future of SK hynix. semiconductor technologies. From January 2022, the three companies will ...

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China’s plans for a national cybersecurity barrier. A US Federal Role in the Open Source Software Supply Chain? An overview of the proposed reporting deadlines.

CISA: Federal agencies take action to address Log4j flaw (Decipher) The CISA said thousands of internet-connected assets have been mitigated by federal agencies under its emergency directive that fixed the Log4j flaw. CISA Still Helps Federal Agencies Address Log4j Vulnerability (MeriTalk) The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said today it continues to help federal ...

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Pamplin Media Group – Clackamas youth arts program enters new decade with clear mission

Coordinator Lisa Smith looks back on 10 years of encouraging youth expression through art After a decade and still going strong, the Clackamas County Arts Alliance’s Youth Arts for Change program confidently enters its next chapter of helping disadvantaged youth express themselves through art after celebrating its 10th anniversary in December. 2021. From its beginnings in 2011 as a partnership ...

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NGA CIO plans big changes for cloud, cybersecurity and machine learning in 2022

The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency is undertaking several major technological changes in cloud, cybersecurity and machine learning this year, as it continues to seek ways to capitalize on an “explosion” in commercial products and services, according to the news director of the agency. NGA “rotates at every level, from system to system, sensor to sensor, to an enterprise operating system ...

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Coronavirus Live Updates – The New York Times

PictureElizabeth Burke, 12, was vaccinated against Covid-19 at Texas Children’s Hospital in November in Houston.Credit…Meridith Kohut for The New York Times The Biden administration has largely responded to the almost vertical rise in coronavirus cases by pushing more people to receive not only their initial doses of the vaccine, but booster shots as well. This week, federal health officials approved ...

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Point of Sale Display Market research report by

New York, Jan. 5, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com Announces the Publication of the “Point-of-Sale Display Market Research Report by Material, Product, Industry, Application, Channel distribution, by state – US forecast to 2026 – Cumulative impact of COVID-19 “- https://www.reportlinker.com/p06183434//?utm_source=GNW The United States Point of Sale Display market size was estimated to be $ 3,704.64 million in 2020 and is ...

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ZF announces partnerships and initiatives for electric and autonomous vehicles – Fuel Smarts

ZF officials said the company’s new partnership with VinFast will develop scalable autonomous vehicle orders starting with Tier 2 and working collaboratively towards Tier 4 systems. Illustration: ZF German automotive supplier ZF is rapidly consolidating its recent acquisitions and technological developments on the fronts of electric vehicles and autonomous control systems with new technologies and global strategic partnerships, the company ...

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Cameron Maybin retires after 15 major league seasons

Outfielder Cameron Maybin is retiring after 15 seasons in the major leagues. “Although my journey as a professional baseball player ends here with the announcement of my retirement, my work in this game has only just begun. ” Maybin wrote in a statement on Twitter Monday. “I am excited about what lies ahead, including my work with the Players Alliance ...

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath to Lay Groundwork for ATS Center in Deoband on Monday | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is due to lay the foundation stone on Tuesday for the much-anticipated Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) commando training center in Saharanpur – a development that could presumably arm BJP to amplify its “nationalist” position before the next state elections. The center will be established in Deoband which also houses the famous Islamic seminary Darul Uloom. ...

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TVA fights solar cooperative proposal in western Tennessee

JACKSON, Tennessee (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority says a new solar power cooperative in western Tennessee is illegal, while supporters of the project accuse TVA of trying to maintain a monopoly. The organizers of the Jackson Sustainability Cooperative are asking the Tennessee Public Utilities Commission to either grant a certificate to authorize the new power distribution system or to ...

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US, Russia face deep differences ahead of talks with Ukraine

WILMINGTON, Del. – After difficult talks between Presidents Biden and Vladimir Putin over the build-up of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border, both sides insist they hope that a path to easing tensions may open during the talks diplomatic missions scheduled for January. But less than two weeks before the meeting of senior American and Russian officials in Geneva, the ...

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