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Orange County Register
The misguided ignition interlock mandatesociety as a problem drinker with multiple DUIs on his record. Painting differ
The misguided ignition interlock mandate
Orange County Register / Posted 12 hours ago
society as a problem drinker with multiple DUIs on his record. Painting different pictures with the same brush stretches government resources ever thinner. Ignition interlocks are expensive to implement – so expensive that some estimates surpass... Read more
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Breitbart
SCOTUS Keeps Halt of Obama’s Executive Amnesty and Allows UT Racial Admissions ProgramThe United States Supreme Court issued two major decisions in Texas cases today
SCOTUS Keeps Halt of Obama’s Executive Amnesty and Allows UT Racial Admissions Program
Breitbart / Posted 12 hours ago
The United States Supreme Court issued two major decisions in Texas cases today. The first leaves in place a block of President Obama’s unlawful executive amnesty order, and the second ruling allows continuation of the affirmative action program in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Supreme Court deadlocks on landmark Obama immigration plan in United States v. Texasthe court is unable to function the way it's supposed to," Obama said. Elizabe
Supreme Court deadlocks on landmark Obama immigration plan in United States v. Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
the court is unable to function the way it's supposed to," Obama said. Elizabeth Wydra, president of the Constitutional Accountability Center, a think tank in Washington D.C., similarly called it a "dramatic example of why we need a court with... Read more
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The Hill
Subsidies cover up the cost of energy, whether green or fossil fuelswhy wait nine more years? Subsidies for any kind of energy, whether wind, solar
Subsidies cover up the cost of energy, whether green or fossil fuels
The Hill / Posted yesterday
why wait nine more years? Subsidies for any kind of energy, whether wind, solar or fossil fuel, hide the cost of energy. Government support for the energy industry forces consumers to pay for energy twice — first in higher prices for more... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Most people on terror watch lists can’t buy guns anywaybe inconvenienced or mistakenly delayed in buying a gun under so-called no-fly,
Most people on terror watch lists can’t buy guns anyway
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
be inconvenienced or mistakenly delayed in buying a gun under so-called no-fly, no-buy proposals because of errors on the government’s various watch lists. Republican and Democratic senators were gridlocked this week over legislations that would... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Chilean ex-soldier stands trial for 1973 death of singer Victor Jarain 1989 after Pinochet fell from power. A Chilean court indicted him for Jara’s
Chilean ex-soldier stands trial for 1973 death of singer Victor Jara
National Catholic Reporter / Posted yesterday
in 1989 after Pinochet fell from power. A Chilean court indicted him for Jara’s murder in 2012, but its request to the U.S. government to extradite him to Chile for criminal prosecution has never been acted on. Jara was killed Sept. 15, 1973, just... Read more
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MedCity News
Is the Technology Gap the Reason Why Medical Errors are the 3rd Leading Cause of Death in the US?Jumps The Healthcare IT Gap Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation o
Is the Technology Gap the Reason Why Medical Errors are the 3rd Leading Cause of Death in the US?
MedCity News / Posted yesterday
Jumps The Healthcare IT Gap Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation of an information technology mess in the United States that seems like an endless round of the old radio show joke contest, “Can You Top This” except that... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Trump attacks Clinton: CNN's Reality Check Team inspects the claimsproperty -- a crime which is continuing to this day." While it is true that Ch
Trump attacks Clinton: CNN's Reality Check Team inspects the claims
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
property -- a crime which is continuing to this day." While it is true that China has stolen intellectual property from United States entities for years, he offered no explanation for his assertion that Clinton let it go on. China has waged a... Read more
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Salon.com
Fact-checking Trump’s garbage truck of lies: His speech accusing Clinton of corruption is riddled with fiction and conspiraciesa business worth over 10 billion dollars.” Fact: “But that ignores the fact th
Fact-checking Trump’s garbage truck of lies: His speech accusing Clinton of corruption is riddled with fiction and conspiracies
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
a business worth over 10 billion dollars.” Fact: “But that ignores the fact that he joined his father’s thriving real estates business after college and that he relied on his father’s connections as he made his way in the real estate world,”... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
CNN's Reality Check Team vets Trump's claimsproperty -- a crime which is continuing to this day." While it is true that Ch
CNN's Reality Check Team vets Trump's claims
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
property -- a crime which is continuing to this day." While it is true that China has stolen intellectual property from United States entities for years, he offered no explanation for his assertion that Clinton let it go on. China has waged a... Read more
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The News & Observer
Most people on terror watch lists can’t buy guns anywayin Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016. AP The FBI headquarters in Washing
Most people on terror watch lists can’t buy guns anyway
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016. AP The FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. houses many counterterrorism offices and law enforcement functions. The agency's Terrorist Screening Center is located in nearby Vienna, Va. This month,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Acting IGP, Ibrahim Idris Pledges to Make Streets Safewas gathered that the status of this set of Assistant Inspectors General of Pol
New Acting IGP, Ibrahim Idris Pledges to Make Streets Safe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
was gathered that the status of this set of Assistant Inspectors General of Police, would be decided by the Federal Government, as regards who among them would to be appointed Deputy Inspectors Generals of Police, or be asked to proceed on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ibrahim Kpotun Idris Appointed Acting IGPfor 17 years as unit commander, squadron commander and commandant. He served as
Ibrahim Kpotun Idris Appointed Acting IGP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
for 17 years as unit commander, squadron commander and commandant. He served as commissioner of police in Nasarawa and Kano states and was also the commissioner of police in charge of Police Mobile Force at the Force Headquarters. He was also at... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Week In The Life Of The American Police Statethe public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.”—Adl
A Week In The Life Of The American Police State
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.”—Adlai Stevenson, 23rd Vice President of the United States If you’ve been caught up in the circus that is the presidential election, you’ve likely missed the latest news... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why California is shuttering its last nuclear power plantcome. “This agreement is unique to PG&E and California energy policy,” stated
Why California is shuttering its last nuclear power plant
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
come. “This agreement is unique to PG&E and California energy policy,” stated Marvin Fertel, president and chief executive officer at the Nuclear Energy Institute, which advocates for nuclear energy in Washington. San Luis Obispo, California,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eritrea Continues to Get Away With EnslavementLast weekend's military engagement along the Eritrean/Ethiopian border has caus
Eritrea Continues to Get Away With Enslavement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Last weekend's military engagement along the Eritrean/Ethiopian border has caused alarm. The governments of the two countries continue to trade accusations over whose forces were initially responsible. Both accuse the other of deploying armed... Read more
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Air Force Times
Inside the Pentagon's secretive preparations for a 'cyber 9/11'which spewed an oil-slick five-miles wide along the gulf coast shoreline. The g
Inside the Pentagon's secretive preparations for a 'cyber 9/11'
Air Force Times / Posted 3 days ago
which spewed an oil-slick five-miles wide along the gulf coast shoreline. The governors of Texas and Louisiana declared states of emergency. In southern California, the attack shut down several major ports by disabling hydraulic systems. Dozens... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vermont ACLU names new leaderorganization announced Monday its new head is James Duff Lyall, who has focused
Vermont ACLU names new leader
Rutland Herald / Posted 3 days ago
organization announced Monday its new head is James Duff Lyall, who has focused on civil rights issues along the United States-Mexico border. A native of New England, Lyall is a graduate of Middlebury College and received his law degree... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A Week in the Life of the American Police Statethe public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse."--Ad
A Week in the Life of the American Police State
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse."--Adlai Stevenson, 23rd Vice President of the United States If you've been caught up in the circus that is the presidential election, you've likely missed the latest news... Read more
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Daily News
The Right to Information Act and the road aheadthe making for the past 15 years. It is heartening to note that the remit of th
The Right to Information Act and the road ahead
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
the making for the past 15 years. It is heartening to note that the remit of the Act is broad in so far as to include Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), in addition to all layers of the government; national, provincial, and local. Genesis of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Splits and Schisms in JubaHow the creation of more states is undermining peace Three flags fly in a dirt
Splits and Schisms in Juba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
How the creation of more states is undermining peace Three flags fly in a dirt lot outside the local administrator's office in the South Sudanese town of Terekeka. The middle one is especially bright: a new green flag emblazoned with a rhinoceros,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint Civil Society Statement Regarding Sexual Violence in Conflictof Sexual Violence in Conflict the undersigned 24 individuals and civil society
Joint Civil Society Statement Regarding Sexual Violence in Conflict
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
of Sexual Violence in Conflict the undersigned 24 individuals and civil society organisations call on the Sudanese government to end the widespread sexual violence committed by its security forces and to reverse the atmosphere of impunity... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Sri Lanka’s Long Road to Reform: The Human Rights Council’s continued critical roleResolution 30/1, adopted in October, was a major achievement for the United Nat
Sri Lanka’s Long Road to Reform: The Human Rights Council’s continued critical role
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
Resolution 30/1, adopted in October, was a major achievement for the United Nations Human Rights Council – and an important milestone in Sri Lanka’s journey toward lasting peace and a just settlement of its decades-old ethnic conflict. Following... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nass Begins 1999 Constitution Amendment Processrecorded in previous moves to develop a workable constitution for the country o
Nass Begins 1999 Constitution Amendment Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
recorded in previous moves to develop a workable constitution for the country on former President Goodluck Jonathan-led government. Members of the National Assembly, comprising lawmakers from both the senate and the House of Representatives,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Terror list no barrier to gunsa vote on legislation that would make it harder for people on the terrorist wat
Terror list no barrier to guns
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
a vote on legislation that would make it harder for people on the terrorist watch list to legally purchase guns in the United States. The effort underscores a strange fact about American firearm laws: Being placed on a federal terrorist watch... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Orlando massacre has politicians offering remedies that are simple — and irrelevantto ban Muslims from coming to the U.S., as well as anyone from countries with "
Orlando massacre has politicians offering remedies that are simple — and irrelevant
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
to ban Muslims from coming to the U.S., as well as anyone from countries with "a proven history of terrorism against the United States, Europe or our allies." Does that include visitors from Germany, where some of the 9/11 hijackers lived? Or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Notice of Funding Opportunity (Nofo) - Building Trust Between Community Members and Security Providers in Coastal KenyaWASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, June 7, 2016 -/African Media Agency
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Notice of Funding Opportunity (Nofo) - Building Trust Between Community Members and Security Providers in Coastal Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, June 7, 2016 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- This is the initial announcement of this funding opportunity, DRLA-DRLAQM-16-085. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 19.345 Application Deadline:... Read more
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CBC.ca
In America's gun-culture reality, the NRA is making sense: Neil Macdonaldmeans you're probably already dead or in a dungeon, missing half your fingernai
In America's gun-culture reality, the NRA is making sense: Neil Macdonald
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
means you're probably already dead or in a dungeon, missing half your fingernails and teeth.Bizarre compromise But in the United States, a right is a right, and nearly impossible to supersede, even if it's turned the country into an emporium of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
in APC's First Year, Here Are Key Manifesto Promises Buhari Missedaccountable. "The manifesto of APC is different. We have clearly stated what w
in APC's First Year, Here Are Key Manifesto Promises Buhari Missed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
accountable. "The manifesto of APC is different. We have clearly stated what we will deliver to Nigeria when elected to office," the framers of the manifesto wrote apparently to underscore the party's seriousness. But how far has the APC... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Congressman: FBI should keep tracking former terrorism suspectsObama on his own could give the FBI the ability to monitor terrorism suspects’
Congressman: FBI should keep tracking former terrorism suspects
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
Obama on his own could give the FBI the ability to monitor terrorism suspects’ gun purchases even if they are no longer on government-maintained watch lists. In a letter to the president, Rep. Adam Schiff, the senior Democrat on the Intelligence... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Puerto Rico's debt crisis is impacting health care and children with special needsseveral inches thick, with papers in plastic sleeves. These papers document her
Puerto Rico's debt crisis is impacting health care and children with special needs
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 days ago
several inches thick, with papers in plastic sleeves. These papers document her four-year battle with the Puerto Rican government to get services for her daughter, who has dyslexia and other learning disabilities. She says it’s been wasted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Locals in Zorzor Decry Drug Shortage At Curran Lutheran Hospitalgo," she asked. The Curran Lutheran Hospital is owned and operated by the Luth
Locals in Zorzor Decry Drug Shortage At Curran Lutheran Hospital
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
go," she asked. The Curran Lutheran Hospital is owned and operated by the Lutheran Church of Liberia with subsidy from the Government of Liberia. According to hospital, the government provides US$50,000.00 in budgetary subsidy to the health... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EU and Ethiopia in Amicable Strategic Partnershipand the Derg regimes, foreign relations priorities of the nation were neither c
EU and Ethiopia in Amicable Strategic Partnership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
and the Derg regimes, foreign relations priorities of the nation were neither clearly defined nor subject to mutual accountability. During the Derg regime in particular, it was directed to achieving military supply. Priority was mainly given... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Trump’s speech needs some asterisksscreening people." THE FACTS: Refugees entering the U.S. are subject to rigoro
Trump’s speech needs some asterisks
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
screening people." THE FACTS: Refugees entering the U.S. are subject to rigorous background checks, including a search of government databases that list people suspected of having ties to terrorist groups. Processing of refugees can take anywhere... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Barnes presses Hawley on courtroom experienceissued an open letter to Hawley on Tuesday, posting it on his campaign and Face
Barnes presses Hawley on courtroom experience
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
issued an open letter to Hawley on Tuesday, posting it on his campaign and Facebook sites and sending a copy to Hawley's office at the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School. Barnes began his letter noting he chairs the House Committee on... Read more
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Reuters
Sig Sauer, maker of Orlando gunman's weapon, is expanding rapidly in U.S.of the semi-automatic rifle believed to have been used in the Orlando shooting
Sig Sauer, maker of Orlando gunman's weapon, is expanding rapidly in U.S.
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
of the semi-automatic rifle believed to have been used in the Orlando shooting rampage, has been growing rapidly in the United States, with plans to sell more silencers and ammunition while vying for a contract to supply several hundred thousand... Read more
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Raw Story
Sig Sauer, maker of Orlando gunman’s rifle, is expanding rapidly in USof the semi-automatic rifle believed to have been used in the Orlando shooting
Sig Sauer, maker of Orlando gunman’s rifle, is expanding rapidly in US
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
of the semi-automatic rifle believed to have been used in the Orlando shooting rampage, has been growing rapidly in the United States, with plans to sell more silencers and ammunition while vying for a contract to supply several hundred thousand... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
9-in-10 on terror list were approved for guns in 2015WASHINGTON (CNN) People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed backg
9-in-10 on terror list were approved for guns in 2015
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and have been allowed to purchase firearms 91% of the time in 2015, updated federal data shows. An updated report by the Government Accountability Office,... Read more
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Breitbart
Frank Gaffney: Obama’s Failure to ‘Grapple with the Reality’ of Sharia and Jihad is ‘Getting People Killed in America’women, it’s the root of the problem with respect to genocide against Christians
Frank Gaffney: Obama’s Failure to ‘Grapple with the Reality’ of Sharia and Jihad is ‘Getting People Killed in America’
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
women, it’s the root of the problem with respect to genocide against Christians, killing Jews wherever they can, and apostates, on and on,” Gaffney said. “And that is this idea that a brutally repressive, totalitarian doctrine has to rule the... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
9-in-10 on terror watch list who sought guns were approved in 2015WASHINGTON– People on the United States’ terrorist watch list passed background
9-in-10 on terror watch list who sought guns were approved in 2015
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON– People on the United States’ terrorist watch list passed background checks and have been allowed to purchase firearms 91% of the time in 2015, updated federal data shows. An updated report by the Government Accountability Office,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Brexit: how a fringe idea took hold of the Tory party | Matthew d’Anconaknown) down from the naughty step of political discourse and restore it to the
Brexit: how a fringe idea took hold of the Tory party | Matthew d’Ancona
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
known) down from the naughty step of political discourse and restore it to the range of serious possibilities available to governments. The meetings of the group, in Jonathan Aitken’s house in Lord North Street in Westminster, were invariably... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
9-in-10 on terror watch list who sought guns were approved in 2015WASHINGTON — People on the United States’ terrorist watch list passed backgroun
9-in-10 on terror watch list who sought guns were approved in 2015
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON — People on the United States’ terrorist watch list passed background checks and have been allowed to purchase firearms 91% of the time in 2015, updated federal data shows. An updated report by the Government Accountability Office,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
9-in-10 on terror watch list who sought guns were approved in 2015WASHINGTON (CNN) - People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed bac
9-in-10 on terror watch list who sought guns were approved in 2015
KECI Missoula / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) - People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and have been allowed to purchase firearms 91% of the time in 2015, updated federal data shows. An updated report by the Government Accountability Office,... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
in-10 on terror list approved for guns in 2015People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and
in-10 on terror list approved for guns in 2015
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 9 days ago
People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and have been allowed to purchase firearms 91% of the time in 2015, updated federal data shows. An updated report by the Government Accountability Office, released Tuesday by... Read more
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TribLIVE
Women make little progress on filling board seats, study showspercent of companies had 30 percent or more female directors. “Even less progr
Women make little progress on filling board seats, study shows
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
percent of companies had 30 percent or more female directors. “Even less progress has been made in the pipeline for women officers and directors,” Catalyst Chief Executive Officer Deborah Gillis said in the report, which was just the latest to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Little headway made as women take 27% of open board seatsImages Catalyst chief executive Deborah Gillis said that less progress has bee
Little headway made as women take 27% of open board seats
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
Images Catalyst chief executive Deborah Gillis said that less progress has been made in the advancement of women into officer and director positions. NEW YORK — The lip service paid to diversity by many large US companies has done little for... Read more
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My EastText
9-in-10 on terror list approved for guns in 2015People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and
9-in-10 on terror list approved for guns in 2015
My EastText / Posted 9 days ago
People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and have been allowed to purchase firearms 91% of the time in 2015, updated federal data shows. An updated report by the Government Accountability Office, released Tuesday by... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
9-in-10 on terror list approved for guns in 2015People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and
9-in-10 on terror list approved for guns in 2015
KTXS Abilene / Posted 9 days ago
People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and have been allowed to purchase firearms 91% of the time in 2015, updated federal data shows. An updated report by the Government Accountability Office, released Tuesday by... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
9-in-10 on terror list approved for guns in 2015People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and
9-in-10 on terror list approved for guns in 2015
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 9 days ago
People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and have been allowed to purchase firearms 91% of the time in 2015, updated federal data shows. An updated report by the Government Accountability Office, released Tuesday by... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
9-in-10 on terror list approved for guns in 2015People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and
9-in-10 on terror list approved for guns in 2015
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
People on the United States' terrorist watch list passed background checks and have been allowed to purchase firearms 91% of the time in 2015, updated federal data shows. An updated report by the Government Accountability Office, released Tuesday by... Read more
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