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USA Today
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sitesto “dramatically” lower emissions from power plants since 1990 — “while the U.S
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sites
USA Today / Posted an hour ago
to “dramatically” lower emissions from power plants since 1990 — “while the U.S. economy has continued to grow” — and it is working to get further improvements. But not all the states are on board. Indiana is one of 27 suing the EPA over its Clean... Read more
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Boston Globe
Biotechs leverage patient groups in drug developmentfamilies — including representatives of patient organizations that funded Sarep
Biotechs leverage patient groups in drug development
Boston Globe / Posted 5 hours ago
families — including representatives of patient organizations that funded Sarepta’s clinical study — packed an FDA advisory committee meeting in April to offer emotional testimony in favor of the drug. The advisers and some FDA staffers contended... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why the left shouldn’t abandon freedom of movementform the next government. That is the government I am determined to lead, to wi
Why the left shouldn’t abandon freedom of movement
The New Statesman / Posted 7 hours ago
form the next government. That is the government I am determined to lead, to win power to change Britain for the benefit of working people. But every one of us in this hall today knows that we will only get there if we work together. And I think... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tech giants reveal artificial intelligence ethics boardfuture of humanity, many of which have long been stoked by science fiction. Bu
Tech giants reveal artificial intelligence ethics board
Daily Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
future of humanity, many of which have long been stoked by science fiction. But now, the tech giants of Silicon Valley are working to take on the most pertinent challenges before they can even arise. Researchers with Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook,... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
City mulls birthday cashinclude other federal and provincial grants, sponsorships and partnerships, and
City mulls birthday cash
Barrie Examiner / Posted 7 hours ago
include other federal and provincial grants, sponsorships and partnerships, and a contribution from the Barrie public art committee. The capital project must repair, renovate or retrofit an existing city facility – starting no earlier than Jan. 1... Read more
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The Hill
Zika funding nears finish line | House expected to approve spending bill tonight | New pledge to push medical cures billwork to get a medical cures bill signed into law "this fall" despite struggling
Zika funding nears finish line | House expected to approve spending bill tonight | New pledge to push medical cures bill
The Hill / Posted 7 hours ago
work to get a medical cures bill signed into law "this fall" despite struggling for months to reach a deal. "We have been working hard for months, and we will continue to work toward an agreement that can pass both chambers and be signed by the... Read more
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Philly.com
Uber and Lyft poised to return to legal limbo in Phillywith the best interests of the public,” said Martin O’Rourke, the authority’s s
Uber and Lyft poised to return to legal limbo in Philly
Philly.com / Posted 7 hours ago
with the best interests of the public,” said Martin O’Rourke, the authority’s spokesman, Wednesday. “We remain committed to working with all parties involved to quickly resolve this issue and will place a priority on ensuring the safety of all... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich panel begins writing Witherell reportGREENWICH — After months of site visits and interviews the committee studying N
Greenwich panel begins writing Witherell report
Greenwich Time / Posted 8 hours ago
GREENWICH — After months of site visits and interviews the committee studying Nathaniel Witherell has begun work on a report examining the facility’s business model. The Nathaniel Witherell Strategic Planning Committee — made up of four members of... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Greenwich panel begins writing Witherell reportGREENWICH — After months of site visits and interviews the committee studying N
Greenwich panel begins writing Witherell report
Darien News-Review / Posted 8 hours ago
GREENWICH — After months of site visits and interviews the committee studying Nathaniel Witherell has begun work on a report examining the facility’s business model. The Nathaniel Witherell Strategic Planning Committee — made up of four members of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sexual harassment cases rise by 26% in Nifty 50 companies; Wipro, ICICI, Infosys top listin India,” said Kedia. “In the case of IT companies, a large proportion of comp
Sexual harassment cases rise by 26% in Nifty 50 companies; Wipro, ICICI, Infosys top list
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
in India,” said Kedia. “In the case of IT companies, a large proportion of complaints could be coming from employees working outside India.” The number of complaints doubled at TCS and State Bank of India. Tech Mahindra reported 26 cases in... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Ganja Grows Up(Insert the nutty, spicy, berry, flowery language here...) In one year, recrea
Ganja Grows Up
The Source Weekly / Posted 9 hours ago
(Insert the nutty, spicy, berry, flowery language here...) In one year, recreational cannabis has become a booming industry, adding big bucks to the economy. Since January, Oregon has sold roughly $102 million in recreational cannabis—which... Read more
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Daily News
Esmond Wickremesinghe: The man of ideas in times of changeenvoy at the United Nations and elsewhere, Chairman of the International Press
Esmond Wickremesinghe: The man of ideas in times of change
Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
envoy at the United Nations and elsewhere, Chairman of the International Press Institute, a significant member of the Working Committee of United National Party from 1973 to 1985. But, his influence came from more than position. In large... Read more
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Billboard
Congress Members Send Attorney General Letter Urging Dept. of Justice to Reverse Songwriting DecisionA bipartisan group of 18 U.S. congressional representatives, led by judiciary c
Congress Members Send Attorney General Letter Urging Dept. of Justice to Reverse Songwriting Decision
Billboard / Posted 10 hours ago
A bipartisan group of 18 U.S. congressional representatives, led by judiciary committee members Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), have sent a joint letter to Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch this afternoon, calling for the... Read more
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FOX Business
Yellen: Too-Big-Fail Is Not Black And White Issueand it’s better off,” she said. Yellen’s remarks came during an appearance in
Yellen: Too-Big-Fail Is Not Black And White Issue
FOX Business / Posted 11 hours ago
and it’s better off,” she said. Yellen’s remarks came during an appearance in front of the House Financial Services Committee, where she fielded a range of questions from members of Congress, including queries regarding the consumer-accounts... Read more
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FOX Business
Yellen: Too-Big-Fail Is Not Black And White Issueand it’s better off,” she said. Yellen’s remarks came during an appearance in
Yellen: Too-Big-Fail Is Not Black And White Issue
FOX Business / Posted 11 hours ago
and it’s better off,” she said. Yellen’s remarks came during an appearance in front of the House Financial Services Committee, where she fielded a range of questions from members of Congress, including queries regarding the consumer-accounts... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Import Export: Martín Esquivel-Hernandez travelled more than 5,000 miles to be with his family, but five years later he faces deportationadvocating for better Spanish-language services at Pittsburgh schools, and figh
Import Export: Martín Esquivel-Hernandez travelled more than 5,000 miles to be with his family, but five years later he faces deportation
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 11 hours ago
advocating for better Spanish-language services at Pittsburgh schools, and fighting for other immigrant rights, all while working in the residential-construction industry. “I can testify to his character,” says Rosamaria Cristello of the Latino... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Second Time Around, Kennedy Campaigns on RecordBranford, says he is running on his record. He is also running on bi-partisansh
Second Time Around, Kennedy Campaigns on Record
New Haven Independent / Posted 11 hours ago
Branford, says he is running on his record. He is also running on bi-partisanship, he says, specifically his commitment to working with Republicans across the aisle to get bills passed into law. In 2014, Kennedy beat Republican opponent Bruce H.... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundupfirst glance, Proposition 61 on the Nov. 8 ballot looks like an opportunity to
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 hours ago
first glance, Proposition 61 on the Nov. 8 ballot looks like an opportunity to send a message to an avaricious industry. Unfortunately, it might backfire. Proposition 61 would prohibit state agencies from paying more for prescription... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Wells Fargo’s CEO forfeits $41 million in fight to keep jobbank’s board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for cu
Wells Fargo’s CEO forfeits $41 million in fight to keep job
Financial Planning.com / Posted 14 hours ago
bank’s board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for customers. It’s a swift turn for one of the industry’s most exalted leaders, marking the biggest forfeiture of compensation from a major U.S. bank chief since at least... Read more
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NJ Biz
Outgoing NJHA head Ryan talks about her decision, her remaining goals and her plans for the futureThe advocacy wins we are proud of, both on the federal and state front. The gai
Outgoing NJHA head Ryan talks about her decision, her remaining goals and her plans for the future
NJ Biz / Posted 14 hours ago
The advocacy wins we are proud of, both on the federal and state front. The gain-sharing law that passed through Congress — working with hospitals and physicians to reduce cost and maintain quality and share savings — was a model that was used for... Read more
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Fortune
In Wake of Wells Fargo Scandal, Banks Ask Employees What Makes Them Proud to Come to WorkIn the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the banking industry sought to a
In Wake of Wells Fargo Scandal, Banks Ask Employees What Makes Them Proud to Come to Work
Fortune / Posted 14 hours ago
In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the banking industry sought to address an ethics crisis with surveys, town hall meetings, appointments of overseers, and mechanisms for employees to report malfeasance. Now, the high-pressure sales... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Naledi Pandor - Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster Media Briefingtechnologies and manufacturing capabilities. It also has a stable and sound fin
Minister Naledi Pandor - Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster Media Briefing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
technologies and manufacturing capabilities. It also has a stable and sound financial sector with sophisticated services industry. Government's investment incentives have leveraged substantial private-sector investments in the quarter under... Read more
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The New Statesman
Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at the 2016 Labour party conferenceform the next government. That is the government I am determined to lead, to wi
Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at the 2016 Labour party conference
The New Statesman / Posted 15 hours ago
form the next government. That is the government I am determined to lead, to win power to change Britain for the benefit of working people. But every one of us in this hall today knows that we will only get there if we work together. And I think... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party Conference speech in fullform the next government. That is the government I am determined to lead, to wi
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party Conference speech in full
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 hours ago
form the next government. That is the government I am determined to lead, to win power to change Britain for the benefit of working people. But every one of us in this hall today knows that we will only get there if we work together. And I think... Read more
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International Business Times
Read Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at Labour's 2016 conference in Liverpoolform the next government. That is the government I am determined to lead, to wi
Read Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at Labour's 2016 conference in Liverpool
International Business Times / Posted 16 hours ago
form the next government. That is the government I am determined to lead, to win power to change Britain for the benefit of working people. But every one of us in this hall today knows that we will only get there if we work together. And I think... Read more
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Reuters
Wells Fargo scandal reignites debate about big bank cultureWells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies before a Senate Banking Committee hearing
Wells Fargo scandal reignites debate about big bank culture
Reuters / Posted 16 hours ago
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies before a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the firm's sales practices on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo A Wells Fargo Bank is shown in Charlotte, North... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Wells Fargo's CEO forfeits $41 million in fight to keep his jobbank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for cu
Wells Fargo's CEO forfeits $41 million in fight to keep his job
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 hours ago
bank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for customers. It's a swift turn for one of the industry's most exalted leaders, marking the biggest forfeiture of compensation from a major U.S. bank chief since at least... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Dan John Mitchellhis expertise, when problems needed to be solved. He was actively involved with
Dan John Mitchell
The Mining Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
his expertise, when problems needed to be solved. He was actively involved with the Republic Township zoning enforcement committee ad previously served the township planning commission council as well as his involvement with the Republic United... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Wells Fargo scandal reignites debate about big bank cultureREUTERS: In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the banking industry so
Wells Fargo scandal reignites debate about big bank culture
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
REUTERS: In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the banking industry sought to address an ethics crisis with surveys, town hall meetings, appointments of overseers and mechanisms for employees to report malfeasance. Now, the high-pressure... Read more
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Market Watch
Meet the mining chief who wants to get his company into the S&P 500offering $575,000 in prize money to anyone who could locate the untapped deposi
Meet the mining chief who wants to get his company into the S&P 500
Market Watch / Posted 16 hours ago
offering $575,000 in prize money to anyone who could locate the untapped deposits. The competition, unheard of in the industry, was dubbed the Goldcorp Challenge. “The idea of giving all of your information to the world was counter to... Read more
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Variety
Poland Enters Andrzej Wajda’s ‘Afterimage’ into Oscar Contentionworld premiere at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival earlier this month. The film
Poland Enters Andrzej Wajda’s ‘Afterimage’ into Oscar Contention
Variety / Posted 18 hours ago
world premiere at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival earlier this month. The film was chosen as Poland’s Oscar contender by a committee composed of representatives of the country’s film industry and members of the Polish Film Institute. The... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Futures Fail To Rebound As Deutsche Bank Tries To Comfort Markets That It Is "Fine"sector worries, investors were looking ahead to U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jane
Futures Fail To Rebound As Deutsche Bank Tries To Comfort Markets That It Is "Fine"
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 hours ago
sector worries, investors were looking ahead to U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's appearance before a Congressional committee, a speech by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and a meeting of oil producers in Algiers. Crude oil... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Wells Fargo CEO Stumpf, Head of Community Bank Hit With Multi-Million in Clawbacks: Labor Department Openshe didn’t find out about the fake accounts until 2013, which as more than one S
Wells Fargo CEO Stumpf, Head of Community Bank Hit With Multi-Million in Clawbacks: Labor Department Opens
Naked Capitalism / Posted 19 hours ago
he didn’t find out about the fake accounts until 2013, which as more than one Senator pointed out in the Senate Banking Committee hearing last week, looks an awful lot like Stumpf is owning up to knowing about the abuses just as the Office of... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
SEC fiduciary rule not coming 'any time soon,' chairwoman saysI am one vote," White said at SIFMA's annual conference. SEC Chairwoman Mary J
SEC fiduciary rule not coming 'any time soon,' chairwoman says
Financial Planning.com / Posted 20 hours ago
I am one vote," White said at SIFMA's annual conference. SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White, seen here speaking during a Senate committee hearing, told attendees at SIFMA's annual conference that the regulator's fiduciary rule is not coming out "any... Read more
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The Hill
Why Obama needs PhRMAcommitted to passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the advocacy push is
Why Obama needs PhRMA
The Hill / Posted 20 hours ago
committed to passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the advocacy push is missing a heavy hitter: the pharmaceutical industry. ADVERTISEMENT The disparity comes at a time when the politics of trade have taken a turn for the toxic. Getting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Asks Buhari to Dialogue With Militants, Rejects Sale of National Assetsout the country from the current economic recession. The Senate's decision is
Senate Asks Buhari to Dialogue With Militants, Rejects Sale of National Assets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
out the country from the current economic recession. The Senate's decision is in line with recommendations of its ad-hoc committee set up to review its two-day debate, last week. The committee in its report submitted at plenary, outrightly... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wells Fargo to claw back tens of millions in pay from CEO, former consumer executive$185 million in fines this month. The move comes ahead of Stumpf’s appearance T
Wells Fargo to claw back tens of millions in pay from CEO, former consumer executive
The News & Observer / Posted 21 hours ago
$185 million in fines this month. The move comes ahead of Stumpf’s appearance Thursday before the House Financial Services Committee, his second trip to Capitol Hill in two weeks. “We are deeply concerned by these matters, and we are committed to... Read more
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WA Today
'A dollar short and a day late': Wells Fargo boss forfeits $53m in shares and salarybank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for cu
'A dollar short and a day late': Wells Fargo boss forfeits $53m in shares and salary
WA Today / Posted yesterday
bank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for customers. It's a swift turn for one of the industry's most exalted leaders, marking the biggest forfeiture of compensation from a major US bank chief since at least the... Read more
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Canberra Times
'A dollar short and a day late': Wells Fargo boss forfeits $53m in shares and salarybank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for cu
'A dollar short and a day late': Wells Fargo boss forfeits $53m in shares and salary
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
bank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for customers. It's a swift turn for one of the industry's most exalted leaders, marking the biggest forfeiture of compensation from a major US bank chief since at least the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'A dollar short and a day late': Wells Fargo boss forfeits $53m in shares and salarybank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for cu
'A dollar short and a day late': Wells Fargo boss forfeits $53m in shares and salary
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
bank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for customers. It's a swift turn for one of the industry's most exalted leaders, marking the biggest forfeiture of compensation from a major US bank chief since at least the... Read more
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The Age
'A dollar short and a day late': Wells Fargo boss forfeits $53m in shares and salarybank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for cu
'A dollar short and a day late': Wells Fargo boss forfeits $53m in shares and salary
The Age / Posted yesterday
bank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for customers. It's a swift turn for one of the industry's most exalted leaders, marking the biggest forfeiture of compensation from a major US bank chief since at least the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'A dollar short and a day late': Wells Fargo boss forfeits $53m in shares and salarybank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for cu
'A dollar short and a day late': Wells Fargo boss forfeits $53m in shares and salary
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
bank's board investigates how employees opened legions of bogus accounts for customers. It's a swift turn for one of the industry's most exalted leaders, marking the biggest forfeiture of compensation from a major US bank chief since at least the... Read more
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Breitbart
Exclusive — Mook Spooked: Clinton Campaign Manager, Other Top Dems Dodge Questions on Whether Hillary Wants Obama to Withdraw TPPHofstra University on Monday night. The fact that Mook, Clinton campaign spoke
Exclusive — Mook Spooked: Clinton Campaign Manager, Other Top Dems Dodge Questions on Whether Hillary Wants Obama to Withdraw TPP
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
Hofstra University on Monday night. The fact that Mook, Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon, and Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman Donna Brazile each refused to answer the simple question that would prove Clinton is actually... Read more
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Accounting Today
Sustainability Disclosures Making Headway in ReportsSASB is doing is trying to establish where possible metrics for each one of the
Sustainability Disclosures Making Headway in Reports
Accounting Today / Posted yesterday
SASB is doing is trying to establish where possible metrics for each one of these standards as you go from industry to industry, sector to sector, and trying to use metrics that are already out there, to have it be cost effective... Read more
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Business Wire
Swift Energy Announces Marc Rowland as Chairman of the Boardat the annual meeting of shareholders in 2019. Michael Duginski, Chairman of S
Swift Energy Announces Marc Rowland as Chairman of the Board
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
at the annual meeting of shareholders in 2019. Michael Duginski, Chairman of Swift Energy’s Nominating and Strategy Committee, commented, “We are excited to have Marc as Chairman of the Board. He brings a wealth of relevant industry and... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
SEC fiduciary rule not coming 'any time soon,' chairwoman saysI am one vote," White said at SIFMA's annual conference. SEC Chairwoman Mary J
SEC fiduciary rule not coming 'any time soon,' chairwoman says
Financial Planning.com / Posted yesterday
I am one vote," White said at SIFMA's annual conference. SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White, seen here speaking during a Senate committee hearing, told attendees at SIFMA's annual conference that the regulator's fiduciary rule is not coming out "any... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
SEC fiduciary rule not coming 'any time soon,' Chairwoman saysI am one vote," White said at SIFMA's annual conference. SEC Chairwoman Mary J
SEC fiduciary rule not coming 'any time soon,' Chairwoman says
Financial Planning.com / Posted yesterday
I am one vote," White said at SIFMA's annual conference. SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White, seen here speaking during a Senate committee hearing, told attendees at SIFMA's annual conference that the regulator's fiduciary rule is not coming out "any... Read more
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Roll Call
Portman Utilizes Digital Skills to Draw Supportseem to be a little bit farther ahead than politicians, as you can imagine," sa
Portman Utilizes Digital Skills to Draw Support
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
seem to be a little bit farther ahead than politicians, as you can imagine," said Lee Dun, head of Google's elections-industry operation in Washington, D.C. "Candidates are relearning these tools every four or five years, and Fortune 500... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dutch retailers paying 'starvation wages' to Indian textile workersFoundation) - Dutch fashion retailers are paying "starvation wages" at factorie
Dutch retailers paying 'starvation wages' to Indian textile workers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
Foundation) - Dutch fashion retailers are paying "starvation wages" at factories in a major hub for the global garment industry in southern India, forcing many workers into crippling debt, a report on Tuesday showed. Workers surveyed at 10... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Wilkesport's rich history honoured with plaqueof a plaque commemorating the community's rich and remarkable history. Members
Wilkesport's rich history honoured with plaque
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted yesterday
of a plaque commemorating the community's rich and remarkable history. Members of St. Clair Township's Heritage St. Clair committee were joined by Mayor Steve Arnold, Lambton County Deputy Warden (and Mayor of Oil Springs) Ian Veen, members of St.... Read more
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