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Biden welcomes Indo-Pacific leaders as China’s concerns grow

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is scheduled to host the first in-person gathering of the leaders of an Indo-Pacific alliance known as the “the Quad” as he wraps up a difficult week in diplomacy after facing much criticism from allies and adversaries. The White House meeting with the leaders of India, Japan and Australia gives Biden a chance to ...

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Syracuse and MEAC agree to 10-year partnership on and off the pitch

In the dead of winter, Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack was thinking about the future and how to have some kind of social impact through sport. “My thought was, is there any chance for us to schedule our non-conference with a little more focus in some cases? Said Wildhack. It was February and Wildhack, a former ESPN executive, immediately thought ...

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Jeff Probst, host of “Survivor” stops using the slogan “Come in, guys”

At the “Survivor: Fiji” premiere, Jeff Probst said he was done saying “Come in, guys.” He asked the players what they thought of the gender line, but no one spoke until day three. Player Ricard Foye has expressed his concerns and Probst “fully agrees” on the deletion of the sentence. Loading Something is loading. “Survivor” host Jeff Probst kicked off ...

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“Critical”: Mark Carney Launches Alliance of Net Zero Financial Services Providers

Global credit rating agencies, exchanges, index providers, credit rating agencies and auditors have come together to form the Net Zero Financial Services Providers Alliance, committing to align their products and services with global climate goals. The London Stock Exchange Group, Deloitte, KPMG, EY, PwC, S&P Global and Moody’s Corporation are among the 18 founding members of the Alliance, which will ...

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FTSE goes up, Stagecoach shares Motor Ahead on takeover

Stagecoach shares Motor Ahead on Takeover Talk News Stagecoach Group shares jumped 21.8% after the Scotland-based bus company said it was in talks about a takeover of all shares by rival National Express Group. Competition authorities might have something to say about the tie-up of the two public transport operators, but otherwise the deal seems reasonable enough, Bell said. “A ...

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Coda Octopus Group to Present Fireside Conversation with Alliance

ORLANDO, FL, September 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Coda Octopus Group, Inc. (CODA) (Nasdaq: CODA), a global leader in real-time 3D / 4D / 5D and 6D underwater imaging technologies, today announced that its management will present in a fireside chat hosted by Alliance Global Partners. This event will take place via Zoom on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 10:00 ...

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Environmentalist MA Predit talks about importance of Tamil Nadu state animal ‘The Nilgiri tah- The New Indian Express

Express news service The Nilgiri tahr, found in mountainous shola-grassland ecosystems, are rightly attributed to the role of “mountain guardians”. These animals help mankind to improve water catchment areas and maintain the unique ecosystem of shola grasslands, ”shares ecologist MA Predit of the World Wide Fund (WWF) India, speaking of the elusive Nilgiri tahr . As part of its initiatives ...

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Hong Kong forces Tiananmen Square group to remove Facebook page

HONG KONG – Hong Kong police have forced one of the city’s best-known activist groups to clean up its online presence, in latest sign of how authorities can use a powerful national security law to restrict online speech and enforce Chinese-style internet censorship. . The group, the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of China’s Democratic Patriotic Movements, has for decades ...

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After withdrawal from Afghanistan, US seeks base in NATO and Intel pacts – NBC10 Philadelphia

Amid the troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, the top US military officer meets in Greece with his NATO counterparts over the weekend, hoping to forge more bases, intelligence sharing and other deals to prevent terrorist groups from regrouping and threatening America and the region. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the NATO defense chiefs meeting ...

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In Panjshir, few signs of active resistance or fighting at all

PANJSHIR, Afghanistan – In this lush swath of land – isolated from potential invaders by high mountain peaks and narrow passes conducive to ambushes – former Mujahideen fighters and Afghan commandos regrouped in the days following the overthrow of the government Afghan by the Taliban, vowing to fight for the last man. With its history of resistance and its reputation ...

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Carmine’s hostess attacked after asking group in Texas for proof of vaccination to dine inside – NBC New York

A hostess at a well-known New York City restaurant was attacked just for asking to see proof of a group’s COVID vaccination, a requirement for dining inside the city. Exclusive cellphone video obtained by NBC New York shows Thursday night’s attack outside Carmine’s restaurant on the Upper West Side. Around 5 p.m., spirits heat up and the hostess’ booth is ...

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Nokia resumes technical work with O-RAN Alliance

Nokia said it had resumed its technical contribution to the O-RAN Alliance, after the group assured that its work complied with US law. In a Blog, Nokia Mobile Networks Chairman Tommi Uitto explained Nokia’s commitment to Open RAN and that the alliance has remained as strong as when it first supported the initiatives. “For a short time, we had to ...

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Secessionist group writes to UN, says Nigeria is on the brink of disintegration

The Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS) has called on the United Nations (UN) to intervene in Nigeria, saying the country is on the verge of violent disintegration. NINAS presents itself as a “multi-ethnic alliance of the indigenous peoples of the Middle Belt (part of the former North region), Ilana Omo Oodua (the former West region) and Lower Niger ...

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Greater Baltimore History Alliance announces new leadership

Greater Baltimore History Alliance press release: September 10, 2021 The Greater Baltimore History Alliance today announced the election of a new leadership to guide the organization for the foreseeable future. Shawn M. Herne, Executive Director of the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum, along with Margot Kopera (The Maryland Center for History and Culture), Enrica Jang (Edgar Allan Poe House and ...

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Newly formed coalition sues Maine over COVID vaccine mandate for healthcare workers

A coalition formed to oppose Maine’s vaccine requirement for healthcare workers has filed a lawsuit against senior state health officials to stop the policy before it goes into effect on next month. The lawsuit of the Alliance Against Health Care Mandates, which announced its formation in late August, is the second court challenge to the warrant to be filed in ...

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Italy shows how defense partnership works

Fri 3 Sep 2021 Italy shows how defense partnership works New Atlanticist through Alessandro Minuto Rizzo Italian sailors operate the Carabiniere F593 frigate in NATO anti-submarine warfare off Catania, Italy, February 24, 2020. Photo via REUTERS / Antonio Parrinello. When Italian Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini met his American counterpart at the Pentagon on Friday, he likely came up with a ...

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Leaders of Nonprofits Create Black Executive Director Alliance of Detroit to Empower Each Other, Youth

DETROIT – Black executives came together to create a new alliance to empower themselves and empower young people. They are executive directors of several nonprofit organizations in Detroit. Their nonprofits are all designed to help children. “We were having conversations and just talking about the lack of support for the well-being of the city’s black executive directors and then long-term ...

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Big Ten, ACC and Pac-12 officially announce alliance for football and basketball programming and more

COLUMBUS, Ohio – There is no signed document linking the Big Ten, Atlantic Coast, and Pacific-12 conferences to the alliance they officially announced on Tuesday. Pac-12 commissioner George Klivakoff described the collaboration as “an agreement between three gentlemen” – himself, ACC commissioner Jim Phillips and Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren. All three said the need to collaborate on common interests ...

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Student organizations every UMKC student should know about

Whether you are a new student or a current student at UMKC, it can be shocking to learn that UMKC has 300 student organizations. The variety of student organizations ranges from multicultural groups to recreation with many of them. A full list of UMKCs is available here. Here is a small sample of student organizations that students should consider joining: ...

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Nevada groups focus on climate impact on diverse communities

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Several Nevada organizations led by women of color have come together to shed light on how low-income and diverse communities in the state are disproportionately affected by climate change and pollution . Advocacy groups create website, Breathefreenv.com, which aims to raise awareness about climate change and the actions that can be taken to reduce pollution and ...

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Seeno Companies to Be New Lead Developer for Concord Naval Weapons Station

CONCORD – In a split vote, city council on Saturday gave a group of developers, including the controversial Seeno Companies, an exclusive chance to possibly oversee one of the most ambitious real estate developments in East history Bay. The board voted 3-2 to enter into an exclusive trading deal with Seeno Companies, Discovery Builders, Inc., Lewis Group of Companies and ...

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Melanie Santiago-Mosier appointed Deputy Director of the Clean Energy Group and the Clean Energy States Alliance

Respected leader to bring solar and energy justice expertise to two national non-profit organizations Vermont Business Magazinee Clean energy group (CEG), a national non-profit advocacy organization focused on building a just and clean energy transition, announced that Melanie Santiago-Mosier will join CEG and its sister organization, the Clean Energy Alliance of States (CESA), as Deputy Director in mid-September 2021. Santiago-Mosier ...

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In Jersey City, progressives band together to face Team Fulop

If you are going to face the big kids in the neighborhood, it is worth having friends by your side. This appears to be the strategy of a group of candidates from Jersey City challenging the slate of candidates led by Mayor Steven Fulop. A first indication of this informal alliance came on July 27 when Council general candidate Chris ...

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Exxon kicked out of carbon tax alliance after lobbying scandal

Exxon Mobil Corp. was suspended from the Climate Leadership Council, a pro-carbon tax group backed by conservation groups and some of the world’s biggest companies. The move comes just weeks after an Exxon lobbyist was secretly recorded by Greenpeace saying the oil giant expressed support for a carbon tax only because it knew such a policy would be nearly impossible ...

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Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance Advisory Board Applications Accepted – WSOC TV

The Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance is currently accepting applications from potential members to join the MMA Advisory Board for fiscal year 2022. Applications will remain open until August 30, 2021 at 11:59 pm. Position Available: Member of the At-Large Advisory Board An At-Large member is responsible for supporting at least one of the committees of the MMA Advisory Board: the Education ...

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Isle of Wight’s youngest councilor votes after election victory

The Isle of Wight’s youngest councilor was elected following a successful campaign in the Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council (NCCC) by-election. An empty seat was filled at the NCCC in the Carisbrooke and Gunville neighborhoods yesterday (Thursday, August 5) by 18-year-old Matthew Ambrosini, who won with a majority of 75 votes. Cllr Ambrosini, a student at Cowes Enterprise College, turned ...

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Public school advocates unite after deadly budget battle

A week after the Wisconsin legislature voted in a special session on school funding called by Gov. Tony Evers without taking any action, Evers told a group of statewide public school advocates that the state budget he signed is “far where we should be” when it comes to supporting education. Governor Tony Evers signs the 2021-23 biennial budget at Cumberland ...

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Helping Maine’s deer survive the winter is the focus of the Presque Isle reunion

National and local wildlife and conservation experts will host a meeting in Presque Isle next week for anyone interested in understanding a new law to help Maine’s deer population better survive extreme winters. NEAR ISLE, Maine – National and local wildlife and conservation experts will host a meeting in Presque Isle next week for anyone interested in understanding a new ...

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Each existing alliance in the game

Many alliance formations have changed the Big Brother 23 recently, and we’re breaking down all the existing alliances that fans should be paying attention to right now. Kyland Young’s experience as head of the household was a pleasant breeze from Brandon Frenchie’s chaotic reign over HOH in week 1. Therefore, new alliances had to be formed, while existing alliances had ...

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Police statement on Cannonier / Watson case

Police have confirmed that Sophia Cannonier and Michael Watson are “inside their home under surveillance by BPS agents”. In a press release this afternoon [July 20], a police spokesperson said: “Following a breach this morning at the Cannonier Watson Residence, the Bermuda Police Department [BPS] can now confirm that the family is in their residence which is supervised by BPS ...

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‘Unprecedented’ Alliance Against China, Crypto Investment Streams, and More News

Source: Adobe / bbbar Get your daily digest of crypto-asset and blockchain news – by investigating the stories that go under the radar of today’s crypto news.____ Political news “Unprecedented group” of allies and partners – including the European Union, the United Kingdom and NATO – join the United States in exposing and criticizing the malicious cyber activities of the ...

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Murder of Haitian president risks sparking new gang violence in Caribbean country

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In the days following the shooting death of the Haitian president, Jimmy Cherizier, leader of a powerful gang alliance here calling himself the G9, posted an exhortation on YouTube, calling for his supporters to rise up against the country’s oligarchs and seek justice for the murdered leader. “We are ready for war,” said Mr. Cherizier, a former ...

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Marion’s social justice activists call for action and unity

The Marion Alliance for Racial Equity hosted its first event of the year, focusing on the theme of unity Caleb mccullough Jul 17, 2021 7:20 PM Marion Alliance for Racial Equity co-founder Janessa Carr speaks at a Marion Unity rally at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection on Saturday. The rally was organized by the Marion Alliance for Racial Equity. ...

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BPaL treatment remains effective against tuberculosis, according to Zenix trial by TB Alliance

Read the article The results of the study were presented ahead of the oral presentation of the abstract at the 11th IASHIV Scientific Conference next week. The TB Alliance’s ZeNix trial in South Africa and Eastern Europe aimed to reduce linezolid exposure and optimize a 6-month treatment plan. ZeNix, a Phase III clinical trial conducted at 11 sites in Georgia, ...

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Williamson County’s new homeless group home to open in fall

The county’s first group home to help the homeless will not open this month as scheduled. The house, made possible through grants and donations obtained by the Williamson County Homeless Alliance, was originally scheduled to open in July, but alliance co-founder Kevin Riggs told the Tennessean that the date of opening would likely be in the fall due to not ...

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Finished first in all-around in Savannah, GA

Western Branch Senior Brianna Schluneker has been doing gymnastics for several years and suffered several injuries during her performances. “I broke several bones, suffered a tear in the labrum and also had hip injuries recently,” she said. “I have developed chronic pain but love gymnastics.” About a year after successfully undergoing hip surgery, Schluneker was at the top of his ...

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H2 Green Steel joins European CEO Alliance bringing its expertise in hydrogen and carbonless steel

H2 Green Steel joins European CEO Alliance bringing its expertise in hydrogen and carbonless steel H2 Green Steel has joined a cross-sectoral European CEO alliance bringing its expertise in hydrogen and carbonless steel to further support the EU’s Green Deal and reduce carbon emissions by 55% by 2030. The alliance issued policy recommendations ahead of the European Commission’s Fit for ...

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Silver Fern Farms to phase out charcoal by 2030 and embrace regenerative agriculture

Mary-Jo Tohill / Stuff Silver Fern Farms will stop using coal in its factories by 2030. Silver Fern Farms, the country’s largest meat processor, has pledged to end the use of coal in its factories by 2030, ahead of government targets. Co-chair Rob Hewett told the company’s supplier shareholders at its annual Farmers’ Conference in Wellington on Thursday that the ...

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The Python Challenge Begins | Events

Photos by Katie Murphy of the Alliance for Florida National Parks There is only one competition that interests the Burmese python: to be the next ruler of the swamp. But the Alliance is here to help end his rule. Governor DeSantis recently announced that the Florida Python Challenge will now be held annually – and the sporting event will begin ...

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judge upholds order banning Selah from removing anti-racist group signs | Crime and courts

A federal judge formalized his previous order prohibiting Selah city officials from enforcing parts of the city’s ordinances on signs. The 35-page order of United States District Court Judge Rosanna Malouf Peterson, issued on June 30, expanded her original oral order in the lawsuit brought by members of the Selah Alliance For Equality against the city. SAFE alleges in court ...

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Myanmar mountain camp where rebels train to fight the junta

They are pouring into Camp Victoria, the headquarters of the longtime ethnic Chin National Front (CNF) army in western Myanmar near the Indian border. They defy attempts by camp management to suspend training due to the Covid-19 pandemic. At the dawn of adulthood, these volunteers say they demonstrated against the military coup that swept through their civilian government in February. ...

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A new LGBTQ real estate group is growing

A year after its launch in the United States, a new association for LGBTQ real estate professionals is expanding to Canada and is looking to take the plunge with chapters in Europe. It invites its 1,300 members to attend its first conference in September in Las Vegas. The LGBTQ + Real Estate Alliance officially formed last June and opened its ...

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Mom and Pop Alliance to give voice to South Carolina small businesses

A small business owner upstate formed a group to advocate for other small businesses at the state level. Diane Hardy, owner of Nothing Bundt Cakes in Greenville, made the official announcement last week in Greenville. Hardy said she understands the challenges facing small business owners in the state. It was this personal understanding, coupled with her business experience during COVID-19 ...

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FIDO Alliance update: new guidelines, standards improvements

Identity and Access Management, Multi-Factor and Risk-Based Authentication, Security Operations Executive Director Andrew Shikiar describes the latest developments Gonzalo de la Hoz Arespacochaga, Arun De Souza, Brian Dean, Benjamin Dean, Dylan DeAnda, Juan Deaton, Subhajit Deb, Global CISO and DPO (APAC), Dr Reddy’s Laboratories • July 7, 2021 Andrew Shikiar, Executive Director, FIDO Alliance The FIDO Alliance, which develops and ...

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Paper industry and drugmakers fight over obligation to print prescribing information

Drugmakers are resuming their annual lobbying battle with the paper industry over an obscure clause slipped into a key spending bill. The House Appropriations Committee’s legislation to fund the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), brought forward last week, includes a provision preventing the agency from scanning prescribing information. Congress has passed a similar endorsement every year since 2015 in response ...

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Before moving to phase 3 of the camping ban enforcement, Austin is still researching housing options for the homeless

The third phase of the application of Proposal B is expected to begin on July 11 and the next municipal staff report on immediate housing options will be released on July 22. (Ben Thompson / Community Impact Newspaper) Days before Austin’s transition from phase two to phase three of implementing Proposition B, the city is still working to identify options ...

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