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Advocacy groups are calling for compensation for migrant workers.

Qatar’s former Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, center, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greet each other ahead of the start of the World Cup on November 20. Hassan Ammar AP Photo The football federations of the United States and several European countries – as well as some …

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These banks were left with the bag in the crypto implosion

Comment this story Comment Banks go where the money is. So when a market overextends and subsequently collapses, it’s no surprise that they’re sometimes left with the bag. Crypto is no exception. While the big banks stayed away from what Jamie Dimon called a “decentralized Ponzi scheme,” many smaller lenders …

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Behind a COP promise: a trail of rejected reviews and comments

With December around the corner, his office insists the goal will be met. “The federal government remains committed and on track to phase out international fossil fuel funding by the end of 2022,” Wilkinson spokesman Keean Nembhard said when asked about the state of policy guidance. . The promise, announced …

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Fox Sports to Focus World Cup Coverage on Football and Ignore Human Rights Violations in Qatar

Soccer It’s no surprise that Fox Sports did not address the moral dilemma of selecting Qatar as host during the network’s coverage. Christian Pulisic (left) and the rest of the United States team will open the World Cup on Monday against Wales. PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES It’s no …

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Credit card: what you need to know if you use the method this Christmas | Personal finance | Finance

Last year the average consumer spent just over £1,100 at Christmas, according to a YouGov survey and with inflation driving up the cost of almost everything in the UK, this year people are expected to spend more even if they aim to spend less. The holiday season has always been …

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What We’re Watching Today: Netflix’s Mind Your Manners

Houn Beirut Cuisine: Traditional Lebanese Price range: Minimum charge of SR 115 (about $30) on Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. SR200 on Thursday, Friday, Monday. Highlights: Umm Ali, kunafa, hummus, baba ganoush, mixed grills. Additional Info: Many visitors head to Houn Beirut to sample shisha in the outdoor section overlooking the …

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Cleanup work pays off in Kalalau

KALALAU BEACH — A crackdown on illegal campers over the years is paying big dividends at Napali Coast State Wilderness Park. The Conservation and Resource Enforcement Division of the State Department of Lands and Natural Resources sent a group of four officers earlier this week to conduct a sweep of …

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North Korea: Covid-19 used as a pretext to seal the border

(Seoul) – The North Korean government has significantly tightened security along its northern border, using Covid-19 as justification, further restricting travel and trade, Human Rights Watch said today. An initial analysis of satellite images of the Sino-Russian border before and after the start of the pandemic indicates the nature and …

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Energy company derivatives are a risk to financial stability, says ECB

Oil Update – Oil Prices Slide; Indonesia proposes an OPEC-like group for nickel; Global dividends hit record high RIYADH: Oil prices tumbled on Wednesday as COVID-19 cases in China continued to rise, prompting concerns over lower fuel demand at the world’s top crude importer that outweighed concerns regarding an escalation …

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Wisconsin environmental policy has evolved over decades, policy expert criticizes administrations | WUWM 89.7 FM

Governor Tony Evers will serve a second term after defeating GOP challenger Tim Michels in last week’s midterm elections. Michels said he doesn’t believe in man-made climate change. In contrast, during his first term, Evers established the state’s first office focused on sustainability and environmental justice and established advisory groups …

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St. Patrick’s Center opens new independent living shelter for the homeless

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) – For days the St. Louis area has been experiencing freezing temperatures and many are left on the streets without shelter. For years, St. Patrick’s Center has fought for money to open a more permanent home for people who are homeless. Now they have understood this …

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Atlanta Center for Civil and Human Rights receives major boost from Woodruff Foundation

By Maria Saporta When the National Center for Civil and Human Rights held a groundbreaking ceremony for its expansion on October 14, it had raised just $27 million of the $50 million project. The expansion, which will include the construction of the East and West Wings, will add an additional …

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BGE warns customers to stay abreast of scams during holiday season

BALTIMORE, MD – With the holiday season fast approaching, BGE joins Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS) in supporting International Fraud Awareness Week and recognizing Utilities Scams Awareness Day by reminding customers to be on the lookout for imposters using energy-related scams to steal money and personal information. This year, utility …

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Arab and foreign retail investors boost QSE sentiments

The Qatar Stock Exchange opened the week on Sunday on stronger footing, with its key index gaining as much as 53 points to cross 12,600 levels.The insurance, industrials, transport and consumer goods counters saw above-average demand, with Qatar’s 20-stock index up 0.42% at 12,609.97 points , although it hit an …

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What is the Indian National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights?

The NAP is a political document by which a government articulates its action to fulfill its commitment to implement the UNGP. India has officially announced that it will develop a National Action Plan (NAP) on business and human rights at the Business and Human Rights Forum in Geneva in November …

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What you need to do before making that first offer

summart sombutwanitkul / Shutterstock.com Buying a home is a huge financial decision and not something you should try to do on the spur of the moment. When you know you want buy your first homeyou should ideally start planning at least two years in advance to ensure that you are …

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UN sounds alarm over Iran’s new ‘super missile’

DAMASCUS: A UN envoy has urged Western and Arab countries to lift sanctions imposed on Syria years ago, warning the moves exacerbate “the destruction and trauma” that Syrian civilians have been exposed to from the start of the civil war in the country 11 years ago. Alena Douhan, UN special …

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Countries increase biomass subsidies despite COP27 commitment

Clearcutting for biomass in Pärnu County, Estonia (C) Karl Adami At COP27 this week, countries – including the EU and the UK – launched the Partnership forests and climate leaders halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by 2030. However, a report released today by Trinomics for the Natural …

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Allow immediate contact with human rights defender held incommunicado, urges UN expert: Saudi Arabia

The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders said today that she is increasingly concerned about the health and life of imprisoned Saudi human rights defender Mohammad Al-Qahtani, who would be held incommunicado after his family filed an assault complaint against him. by inmates. Al-Qahtani is a founding …

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Park Ridge-Niles District 64, awaiting cash injection from Cook County tax revenue, juggles getting bills paid – Chicago Tribune

Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 transfers money between different funds to ensure the district can pay its staff and meet its expenses. The district has yet to receive the property tax revenue it relies on for its operations due to billing delays at the Cook County level, which is late …

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The last mile of a long fight to eradicate poliomyelitis

The last mile of a long fight to eradicate poliomyelitis A young girl receives polio vaccine drops during an anti-polio campaign in Karachi, Pakistan, July 20, 2020. (Reuters) Despite decades of vaccine development, smallpox remains the only disease to have been completely eradicated by vaccination. By the end of 2026, …

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Venezuelan government rejects ICC prosecutor’s decision to resume human rights investigation – JURIST

Venezuela Saturday rejected a decision by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to resume an investigation into alleged human rights violations by officials in the country. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Carlos Faria said the government disagreed with the official request from the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP). He said: …

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This wallet pays the highest rates just to HODL your Bitcoin

SPONSORED POST* While the entire crypto market is still stuck in a downtrend, investors are increasingly turning to interest-bearing wallets to earn money safely and regularly in all market conditions. . One wallet in particular, offered by the ArbiSmart project currently stands out from the crowd for providing unmatched rates …

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France’s far-right party elects new leader to replace Le Pen

MOSCOW: Russian police on Saturday arrested a man suspected of starting a massive fire overnight at a bar in the historic town of Kostroma that killed at least 15 people. Firefighters fought until early morning to put out the blaze at the city’s famous Poligon bar, about 300 kilometers northeast …

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City mulls concept of climate action plan, mandating ban on plastics – Monterey Herald

PACIFIC GROVE – Sustainability and conservation dominated discussions at Pacific Grove City Council’s regular meeting this week, as strategies to combat climate change and resuming the ban on single-use plastics filled the ‘agenda. After more than two years of planning and subcommittee work, a proposed climate action and adaptation plan …

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Today’s 15-Year Mortgage Refinance Rates Offer The Best Opportunity To Save Money | November 3, 2022

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. Check out …

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The Sleep Company Raises New Series B Funding

Credit: 123RF.com The Sleep Company, an online mattress retailer, has received Series B funding of ₹177 crore from Premji Invest and Fireside Ventures. The latest round also saw participation from venture debt fund Alteria Capital. Founded by Priyanka Salot and Harshil Salot, The Sleep Company, owned by Comfort Grid Technologies …

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Lancium’s Fort Stockton Facility Qualifies as an ERCOT Controllable Load Resource

Lancium Smart Response™ The technology enables the facility to provide stability services to the power grid HOUSTON, November 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Lancium, Inc.an energy technology and infrastructure company advancing decarbonization and power grid stability, announced today Fort Stockton, TX Clean Campus has been qualified as a “Controllable Load Resource” …

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Human rights campaign supporting pro-equality candidates, empowering voters and LGBTQ+ allies in Pennsylvania ahead of Election Day

PENNSYLVANIA – As Pennsylvanians are targeted by extremist and anti-equality politicians trying to disenfranchise LGBTQ+ people, women and people of color, the Human Rights Campaign PAC (HRC PAC) has mobilized voters in support of pro -equality, pro-choice and pro-democracy candidates across the state. HRC PAC is committed to engaging volunteers, …

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RBI to Launch e-Rupee Pilot Today – The New Indian Express

By Express press service NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India’s sovereign digital currency will become a reality as soon as it launches the first pilot – the digital rupee in the wholesale (eW) segment – on Tuesday. The retail digital currency pilot is expected to launch this month. The …

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Game bird hunting season opens November 5 in Hawai’i : Big Island Now

October 30, 2022, 12:00 PM HST The 2022-2023 game bird hunting season in Hawai’i opens November 5 and ends January 29, 2023. The Chukar partridge. Courtesy of the State of Hawaii Hunting days, gear, and bag limits vary by unit. Detailed descriptions of statewide hunting opportunities are available on the …

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Adopted girl from Chandigarh wins Asian Human Rights Award, also wins scholarship

Thirteen years after being adopted by Mother Teresa Mission Of Charity in Sector 23-A, Saba, 18, made her town and her parents proud by winning the Asian Girls Human Rights Award for her remarkable efforts to empower 55 girls living in the slum of Bapu Dham settlement. The prestigious international …

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Saudi Fund for Development helps Comoros with $5m water project

RIYADH: The scary season festivities have begun in Riyadh after the boulevard was transformed into a site-wide costume party during the “Scary Weekend” event, which took place on Thursday and Friday. Disguised visitors were granted free entry to the boulevard provided they wore spooky costumes. The event was dedicated to …

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Wedgemount Resources to Acquire Oil and Gas Assets in West Texas Permian Basin

Vancouver, BC – Wedgemount Resources Corp. (CSE: WDGY)(OTCQB: WDGRF) (“Wedgemount” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that it has entered into an assignment of a non-binding letter of intent (“LOI”) for the purchase of oil and gas assets (the “Assets”) located in the prolific Permian Basin from West Texas. …

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The President of the European Court of Human Rights will join Gibson Dunn in London

October 27, 2022 The President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Judge Robert Spano, will join Gibson Dunn in London at the end of his term on Monday 31 October. Judge Spano is a recognized expert in the field of digital rights, having been involved extrajudicially in extensive …

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LendingClub’s digital bank deposits skyrocket 80%

LendingClub’s latest results, in the words of CEO Scott Sanborn, tell a story of “two halves” of 2022 as interest rates continue to soar: The first half was marked by strong investor demand for the company’s loans, which boosted marketplace revenue. The second half of the year is and will …

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The World Bank forecasts an 11% drop in energy prices in 2023

LONDON: The euro jumped above parity with the dollar on Wednesday as the US currency slipped against its main rivals on worries about the world’s largest economy. The euro rebounded above a dollar for the first time since mid-September, also helped by expectations of a sharp interest rate hike from …

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In a close race at Alaska House, Mary Peltola leads a ‘pro-fish’ campaign

Comment this story Comment Hello and welcome to The Climate 202! We are very excited for the fourth season of “Succession” after the trailer fell yesterday. The tenuous environmental link is that Cousin Greg argues with green peace. 😂 But first: In a tight race for re-election, Rep. Mary Peltola …

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Malaysia: Summary deportations to Myanmar on the rise

(Bangkok) – Since mid-August 2022, Malaysian authorities have accelerated the number of asylum seekers summarily deported to Myanmar, where their lives and freedom are at risk, Human Rights Watch said today. Since April, Malaysian immigration authorities have returned more than 2,000 Myanmar nationals, including military deserters, without assessing their asylum …

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Celsius users concerned about personal information exposed in bankruptcy case

Crypto lending platform Celsius filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on July 13, 2022. Although the Celsius case involves digital assets, it remains subject to the United States bankruptcy code under the United States Court of bankruptcies in the Southern District of New York. While that may be the case, a …

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From Oslo to Abraham – Washington Free Beacon

There are few things Americans love more than a story that exposes the madness of snobs and pundits. This explains the initial appeal of Donald Trump and the enduring appeal of Michael Crichton’s novels. We need specialists to run our complex economy, but every once in a while the eggheads …

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Midterm Election in Ohio: A Guide for Voters

CINCINNATI (WXIX) — The midterm election is just 17 days away, and many Ohio residents have already submitted their ballots by mail or early voting. According to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose, there have been an increase of 2.7% in absentee ballot applications and early in-person voting this year …

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Fastcash Pawn and Check Cashers in Pawtucket RI

Fastcash Pawn and Checkcashers, is definitely not the typical pawn shop! Operating a 4,800 square foot state-of-the-art showroom in Pawtucket, they run a clean, friendly store where they know many of their customers by name. As a family owned and operated business, we have been in the pawn industry for …

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UN Human Rights Council urges US to tackle Marshall Islands nuclear legacy

On October 7, 2022, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on technical assistance and capacity building to address the human rights implications of the nuclear legacy in the Marshall Islands for which the United States is responsible. The resolution was adopted without a vote on the basis …

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FII will discuss business opportunities in an inflationary climate and an energy crisis

CAIRO: Equality for an unequal world, the balance between success and sustainability and the rise of the geo-economy are the key pillars of the sixth edition of the Future Investment Initiative forum, which will be held in Riyadh from October 25-27. The event, which will be held at the King …

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The Maritime Union condemns the import of illegal shipments of natural resources from Western Sahara

PADDY CRUMLIN NATIONAL SECRETARY, MARITIME UNION OF AUSTRALIA PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT WORKERS FEDERATION DAVID BALL VICTORIAN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT SECRETARY, MARITIME UNION OF AUSTRALIA PRESS RELEASE MARITIME UNION CONDEMNS IMPORT OF ILLEGAL CARGOES OF NATURAL RESOURCES FROM WESTERN SAHARA The Maritime Union of Australia condemns the actions of Incitec Pivot, an …

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Vodafone Broadband Essentials: How to get £12/month broadband

Vodafone has launched a new low-cost broadband plan to help people on low incomes. The £12-a-month service is the cheapest in the UK and offers download speeds of up to 38Mbps. That makes it £3 a month cheaper than BT’s Home Essentials broadband. Both plans are available to eligible customers, …

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Kosovo must strengthen its human rights obligations, says Strasbourg human rights chief – EURACTIV.com

Social cohesion is still hampered by impunity for war-related crimes, unsolved cases of missing persons and lack of access to reparations for all war victims more than 20 years after the Kosovo war, said the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, following a visit to Kosovo from …

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Marcus’ Goldman Sachs kingpin shows it’s hard to disrupt retail banking

David Solomon, Goldman Sachs, at the Marcus event Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon is stifling his ambition to make the 153-year-old investment bank a major player in consumer banking in the United States. After product delays, executive turnover, brand image confusion, regulatory missteps and worsening financial losses, Solomon said on …

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Offshore gas project in Gaza: Agreement expected by the end of the year

RAMALLAH: Palestine is preparing a final agreement with an Egyptian company to explore and extract gas from a field off the Gaza Strip. It is expected to provide millions of dollars to the Palestinian Authority’s treasury and improve the ability of Gaza’s power plant to generate electricity for residents. Palestinian …

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Nakia Creek Fire in Clark County reaches 2,000 acres; ongoing evacuations

A wildfire fueled by gusty winds and low humidity northeast of Camas, Wash., grew rapidly on Sunday, prompting authorities to issue thousands of evacuation orders. The fire sent a plume of white smoke visible throughout the Portland/Vancouver metro area. The sun sets over the remnants of charred forest as the …

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CNDH chief stresses the need for a global alliance for human rights

CNDH President and GANHRI President, HE Maryam bint Abdullah Al Attiyah, with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Doha: Chairperson of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) and President of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), HE Maryam bint Abdullah Al Attiyah affirmed that the United Nations can …

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What is a personal finance app?

Managing your finances is a tedious task that only a few people do. It takes a lot of time and effort to maintain, on your own, with all the things you need to pay attention to. Balancing a checkbook, tracking expenses, and keeping track of your bank balance, on your …

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Kan. Parents sent collection notices after confusing pandemic-era fees

Auburn-Washburn district says parents confused by billing practice By RACHEL MIPROKansas Reflector TOPEKA — Parents in the Auburn-Washburn School District in South Topeka say they were unfairly sent debt collection letters after a billing confusion during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the 2021-2022 school year, schools operated with a different financial …

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Green hydrogen production in the MENA region faces a water problem, says energy leader

In a global effort to reduce carbon emissions, several countries in the Middle East and North Africa are considering producing green hydrogen as a carbon-free energy source. Calls for the development of such clean energy technologies are particularly strong ahead of COP27, the global climate change conference that Egypt will …

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Oregon Reservoir emptied for unprecedented 3rd consecutive year

A water reservoir considered a key indicator of the amount of water available to farmers in central Oregon is nearly empty again at the end of the irrigation season. The bulletin reports The Wickiup Reservoir was only 3% full on Tuesday, according to the Bureau of Reclamation’s website. Some of …

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Chinese envoy asks OHCHR to investigate US human rights abuses

Dai Bing (front), deputy permanent representative of China to the United Nations, speaks during the opening of the main session of the Fifth Committee of the 77th United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York, on October 3, 2022. Photo: Xinhua The Chinese envoy on Thursday …

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Market cap of Arab exchanges hits $4.21 trillion by September

The market capitalization value of Arab exchanges reached $4.21 trillion at the end of September 2022, according to a recent report by the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF). On a monthly basis, the 13 Arab exchanges recorded a 3.24% drop in market capitalization value last September compared to August 2022. In …

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Distinguished Speaker Series Featuring Reproductive Health Researcher

Body of the review The ET York Distinguished Speaker Series from Auburn University’s College of Agriculture will welcome Thomas Spencer, Professor Emeritus of Curators at the University of Missouri, who will deliver a keynote address titled “Impacts of Basic and Translational Research on Health reproduction in humans and animals. ” …

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UN Human Rights Council: Rights activists welcome Venezuela’s departure

CNN — Venezuela has lost its seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council – a development hailed by activists and human rights defenders in Venezuela as cause for celebration on Tuesday. The Council, a 47-member multilateral body, is responsible for promoting human rights and combating abuses around the world, …

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Dollarama’s Q2 review: A worthwhile buy in a high inflation environment

Marc Bruxelle/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Objective and introduction Dollarama Inc., (TSX:DOL:CA), Canada’s largest discount dollar store chain, reported earnings that met analysts’ lofty expectations as consumers continued to lower prices amid high inflation. The company posted strong figures on the top and bottom rows, and reiterated their previous guidance …

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Al-Mashat in Washington for the 2022 IMF and World Bank Group Annual Meetings

Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation and Governor of Egypt at the World Bank Group (WBG), arrived in Washington for the 2022 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the WBG, which will be held from October 10 to 16, under the theme “Unity in times of crisis”. …

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Md. Launches Nation’s First Fly Fishing Trail

Last week, Maryland launched the first statewide US program Fly fishing trail, a collection of 48 sites including two in each county and two others in the city of Baltimore. The trail is a product of Maryland Fishing and Huntinga partnership between the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the …

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Civil rights activist Ramsey Muniz leaves behind a complicated legacy

HARLINGEN — During his historic campaign across Texas, the first Mexican-American gubernatorial nominee inspired students like Rogelio Nunez to continue pushing for the growing civil rights goals of the Chicano movement. In 1972, Ramsey Muniz, the first Hispanic to run for state governor, was awakening students across Texas on college …

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Zimbabwe: Liquidity crunch stifles transactions on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

Limited access to cash in the economy has stifled trading on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) amid a surge in trading of foreign currency denominated shares. Market watchers believe that the current difficulty in accessing Zim$ was driven by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) deliberate measures to regulate the …

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Military coups in the Sahel only help terrorists, security analysts say

MIRPURKHAS, Pakistan: Nasir Khan, a 40-year-old laborer from Pakistan’s Mirpurkhas district, Sindh province, stood outside the Civil Hospital last week complaining of anxiety and feelings of sadness and hopelessness . In August, Khan’s home and livestock were swept away by deadly floods that have affected at least 33 million people …

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Kauaʻi Fishermen Invited to Participate in State’s Overhaul of Coastal Waters Management : Kauai Now : Kauai News & Information

The State of Hawai’i is planning to overhaul coastal water management on all major islands through a sustainability initiative called Holomua: Marine 30 x 30, which will affect anglers for decades to come. come. Phil Fernandez, president of the Hawaii Anglers Alliance for Conservation and Tradition, is making sure Kauaʻi …

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Implementation of Human Rights Council Resolution 45/33 and on Progress and Results of Technical Cooperation and Capacity Building for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Philippines – Philippines

SPEAKER BY Nada Al-Nashif, Acting United Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsAt the 51st session of the Human Rights CouncilFROM Geneva, Palais des Nations, Room XX Mister President, Excellencies, I present the report of the High Commissioner which reviews the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution 45/33 as well as …

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Welcome to Firstlinks Edition 478

(This edition is shipping later than usual due to US hosting company maintenance. Normal schedule will resume next week). If you’re wondering if bankers are really mean enough to withhold interest rate hikes on deposit accounts to make more profits, the answer is yes. I’ve sat on the pricing committees …

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Gulf region a ‘bright spot’ as global economic crisis continues: IMF chief

RIYADH: E-commerce in the UAE is expected to reach $9.2 billion by 2026, while its share of total retail sales is expected to reach 12.6% in the same year, according to the latest Chamber of Commerce analysis from Dubai. The analysis, which used data from Euromonitor, shows e-commerce sales in …

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Conservation Resources Available to Delaware Farmers

DOVER — The United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service encourages all agricultural producers in Delaware to apply for conservation resources to improve the health and productivity of their farmlands, according to a news release. The service provides technical and financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentive Program …

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Obstacles and backlogs: Asylum office delays continue to cause damage

By Cora Wright, Legal Practitioner, Refugee Protection and Refugee Representation Nony (a pseudonym) has been waiting for an interview with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Office of Asylum for almost six years. In 2016, Nony fled Yemen, after being nearly killed because of her sexual orientation. She …

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Popularity of stock release soars as millions of households struggle

A record number of homeowners are plundering the value of their homes to help pay rising household bills. Capital release’s popularity is skyrocketing as millions of households struggle to meet day-to-day costs such as energy, food and fuel bills. Legal & General, one of the UK’s largest capital-released lenders, says …

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Ian hits South Carolina as Florida death toll climbs

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea tested two short-range ballistic missiles on Saturday, its neighbors said, in the fourth round this week of weapons fire that drew swift and strong condemnation from rivals.In an unusually strong rebuke of North Korea’s weapons programs, South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said North Korea’s …

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Governor Dunleavy Creates Office of Energy Innovation – Mike Dunleavy

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy today signed Administrative Order No. 340 establishing the Office of Energy Innovation to meet Alaska’s changing energy needs. The AO is released amid recent destabilizing world events that have illustrated the importance of energy independence and with recognition of the positive economic impacts that come from …

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Should you buy a car from a “bad credit, no credit” dealership?

Skynesher/Getty Images/iStockphoto If you’re looking for a car and your credit history is shaky or worse, you’ll see many dealerships with signs proclaiming “no credit, no problem”, “buy here, pay here”, “no credit check,” or “we welcome bad credit.” Learn: Surprising things you can buy with food stampsSee Why: This …

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Journalist Aziz Yusupov arrested in Uzbekistan ahead of OSCE human rights conference

Journalist Aziz Yusupov arrested in Uzbekistan ahead of OSCE human rights conference AKIPRESS.COM – The Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA), the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR), the International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), the Committee Norwegian Helsinki (NHC) and the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) have …

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Bond set for Augusta County contractor Wesley Pittman Jr.

STAUNTON — An Augusta County contractor turned himself in Thursday morning after being charged earlier this week on 19 counts. In a hearing later that afternoon in Augusta County Circuit Court, a judge set bail for Wesley Pittman Jr., 58, who was indicted by a grand jury on Monday for …

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Dubai launches search for great minds to fight Middle East brain drain

A search to identify and support the best thinkers in the Arab world began on Wednesday, with millions of dirhams in funding available. Mohammed Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, compared the Great Arab Minds project to the Nobel Prize. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives seeks to identify …

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Hydrogen watchers weigh priorities given infrastructure gaps

Sen. John Barrasso, left, a member of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, greets the chairman, Sen. Joe Manchin, during a July 19 hearing on the federal government’s power to regulate utility infrastructure. ‘hydrogen.Source: Anna Moneymaker/Staff/Getty Images North America via Getty Images The hydrogen industry is bracing for …

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Can’t get a personal loan? 4 alternatives to try

Personal loans provide quick, unsecured funds that can pay for everything from home repairs to medical emergencies. Instead of requiring collateral like a house or car, many lenders prefer applicants with strong credit and high incomes. But what if you don’t meet a lender’s requirements? People who don’t get a …

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World doesn’t need human rights lessons from Pak: India at UN

Pakistan is “a victim of its state policies aimed at nurturing terrorist organizations”, India said. Geneva: Accusing Pakistan of atrocities against its minorities, India said the world did not need lessons on democracy and human rights from a country whose contribution to the globalization of terror is without previous. Speaking …

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End Starvation Torture, Pass Yemen War Powers Law

I echo William Lambers in his July 14, 2022 op-ed, “Children in Yemen Died from Bombs and Malnutrition.” The current truce for the US-backed war and blockade in Yemen between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates expires on October 2. in slow motion.” It is crucial that Congress take …

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Announcement of New Water Resources Program Director: UNM Newsroom

Acting Dean of Graduate Studies Jesse Alemán announced that Rebecca Bixby is the new director of the water resources program at the University of New Mexico. The Water Resources program is an interdisciplinary master’s-level professional degree program focused on water science and policy in the Southwestern United States. It draws …

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Why it pays to use a personal loan to pay off credit card debt

Image source: Getty Images It’s a matter of making your debt more affordable. Key points Credit cards are known to charge a lot of interest. Personal loan interest rates can be much more affordable, especially if you have good credit. Many people end up in credit card debt for one …

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(WE Talk) Why has it become a consensus in China that the rights to subsistence and development are key basic human rights?

By ZHU Liyu (ZHU Liyu, Professor, Faculty of Law, Renmin University of China and Secretary-General of the Academic Committee of the Center for Human Rights Studies) (ECNS) — The rights to subsistence and development are rights that every human being should enjoy as considerations of fundamental dignity, fundamentally important for …

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Fayetteville Housing Authority seeking new director, would be sixth in four years

FAYETTEVILLE – The Housing Authority is looking for a temporary or permanent executive director after its most recent leader stepped down to take up another post. The new director would be the sixth in just over four years. The authority faces reimbursement of more than $164,000 that the federal government …

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) continues to distribute humanitarian relief to drought-affected people in Somalia

The United Arab Emirates, through its humanitarian agencies and in cooperation with the Somali Disaster Management Authority (SoDMA) and other authorities, continues to distribute aid to the local population and displaced persons in the areas most affected by drought, including the regions of Mahas and Mataban in the governorate of …

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“Our natural resources alone cannot save us, but investment in research” – Professor Marfo-Owusu to the government

The government was urged to prioritize research to improve the country’s development. According to Professor Emmanuel Marfo-Owusu, the country’s natural resources alone are not enough to develop as a nation without the support of individuals and institutions involved in research, as in developed countries. “It’s high time we prioritized what …

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