Tag Archives: united states

Cuentas donates $20,000 to Smile Train as part of social impact collaboration with Miss Universe

Enter Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your one week free trial here. Miss Universe 2021, Andrea Meza and Miss Mexico 2021, Debora Hallal have teamed up with mobile banking app and debit card provider Cuentas to enable the donation MIAMI, FL/ACCESSWIRE/March 15 2022 / Cuentas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUEN)(NASDAQ: CUENW) …

Read More »

Japan’s blemished human rights record leaves no room for moralizing

Artwork: Chen Xia/GT Recently, some Japanese politicians have played the “human rights” card on China-related affairs. They pushed the House of Representatives to approve a resolution on what it called the “grave human rights situation” in China, to interfere in China’s internal affairs. Such moves are the result of right-wing …

Read More »

Biden authorizes $200 million in new weapons and military training to Ukraine

US President Joe Biden has authorized $200 million in arms and other assistance for Ukraine as Kiev braces for another Russian attack in the coming days. Biden said on Friday that the United States would take in Ukrainians displaced by the Russian invasion [source: Getty] US President Joe Biden on …

Read More »

FundedNext launches funding program for international merchants in March 2022

Ajman, United Arab Emirates – (Newsfile Corp. – March 11, 2022) – After 1.5 years of rigorous effort, FundedNext, the new accessories trading company of NEXT Ventures, will launch its funding program on March 18, 2022. FundedNext will provide up to $4 million in trading capital for traders worldwide, with …

Read More »

T-Mobile Places FWA in Metro by T-Mobile Prepaid Stores

BELLEVUE, Wash. – T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) is launching its revolutionary 5G Home Internet service for Metro by T-Mobile customers in more than 7,000 Metro stores nationwide. The move makes Un-carrier the first to launch a fixed wireless home broadband service for prepaid customers, with no credit checks and no annual …

Read More »

Drought conditions reported in Hawaii

Most of Hawaii is experiencing drought conditions when more rain is expected, the state Department of Lands and Natural Resources said. This is the time of year when rain should be plentiful, DLNR said in a news release today, but all of the major Hawaiian islands are experiencing at least …

Read More »

No Credit Check Loans With Guaranteed Approval | Top loans for bad credit | Same Day Approval For Bad Credit Online Loans | Direct Lenders for Bad Loans | Best loans for bad credit with guaranteed approval in March 2022

Looking for a loan for bad credit ? If so, you should opt for a low interest rate. Many lenders offer loans to people with bad credit at any time and at various interest rates. When choosing a lender, it is essential to be as informed as possible. The lender …

Read More »

Students give their thoughts on student debt after State of the Union omission

By Renee Walker, March 8, 2022 President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address on March 1 left many students questioning his hour-long speech, as there was no mention of canceling the debt of the students. Students and alumni have questioned whether Biden is backtracking on his campaign promise to …

Read More »

Best Cash & Cash Management Providers 2022: Middle East

Fragmented payment systems and a lack of standardization have hampered the cash management efforts of businesses in the Middle East, but that should change. Although Covid-19 has boosted the adoption of digital payments in the region, new government initiatives and regulatory measures in the Middle East are …

Read More »

US relations with Gulf partner UAE are being tested, envoy says

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan (left) listens alongside UAE Ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ( not pictured) during a Gulf Cooperation Council summit on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, U.S., September …

Read More »

Freeman and Davis’ vital experience would greatly benefit federal judiciary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Raphael Medina, [email protected]202.869.0390 WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, acting president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on several judicial appointments, including Arianna Freeman to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third …

Read More »

Babar wants notice served on Prime Minister Imran Khan for hiding accounts

ISLAMABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan should be served formal notice for flagrant violation of political finance laws as dozens of foreign and local bank accounts were concealed from the election commission. This was requested by the petitioner in the PTI foreign funding case, Akbar S Babar, at a press conference. …

Read More »

Apps to help you save money at gas stations and grocery stores

Inflation and the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war mean that our dollar just doesn’t stretch as far as it once did. “Russia’s violent invasion of Ukraine rocked the oil market, with crude reaching over $100 a barrel before returning to the mid-$90s,” AAA spokesman Skyler said Monday. McKinley, via email. “The rise …

Read More »

Airbnb and Etsy join list of companies supporting Ukraine or taking action against Russia

Topline Airbnb and online crafts retailer Etsy became the latest companies on Monday to take action against Russia or help Ukrainians as the Russian invasion of the country and the resulting fallout intensified on Monday. Here is a list of companies that have pledged initiatives. Airbnb travel app buttons surrounded …

Read More »

Stop the invasion of carp in the Great Lakes

As congressional committees begin to debate the Water Resources Development Act, our representatives must keep in mind the need to address the looming threat of invasive carp to the Great Lakes – the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth and one of our country’s greatest natural resources. Invasive carp, …

Read More »

7 things I do now to prepare for a successful retirement

These days, as my retirement time draws closer and closer, I have a new mantra. With everything from my money-saving strategy to my work plans, I’m constantly reminded: Finish strong! I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t always heed the advice of financial experts in my youth. From …

Read More »

Enes Kanter Freedom Receives Human Rights Award After Being Ousted From NBA

Enes Kanter Freedom, the former Boston Celtics center who says he was shunned by the NBA for criticizing China’s Uygur crackdown, received the same human rights award for jailing Kremlin Critic Alexei Navaly last year. Born Enes Kanter in Switzerland, he grew up in Turkey, became a US citizen in …

Read More »

Tapps app launches retail financing with VS online services

Previous story: Repeltec undergoing World Health Organization approved field trials with the Somali Malaria Program Tapps app launches retail financing with VS online services Posted on February 23, 2022 VS Online Services has partnered with Jeff Tucker of Tennessee to launch Tapps App, a new retail credit management system to …

Read More »

Global Energy Crisis Focuses on Gas and GCC Exporters

RIYADH: Global gas prices are expected to remain high due to increased demand resulting from the post-pandemic recovery, low storage capacity and tensions in Ukraine, according to a report by the US Energy Information Administration. The spot price of natural gas on the US benchmark Henry Hub will average $3.92 …

Read More »

LPL Financial Reports Monthly Activity for January 2022 | Your money

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 17 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LPLA) (the “Company”), today released its Monthly Business Report for January 2022. Total advisory and brokerage assets at the end of January were approximately $1.16 trillion, down $49 …

Read More »

Human Rights Campaign Foundation releases list of LGBTQ+ affirmation books following discriminatory book bans across the country

To provide examples of LGBTQ+ affirmation books, the HRC Foundation has several book lists ranging from children’s books to new book lists for middle and high school students. Affirmation books on these lists include Becky Albertalli’s ‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’, which was adapted into the swimmer’s popular film …

Read More »

Museum examines Chatham-Kent’s human rights movement

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Publication date : February 14, 2022 • 52 minutes ago • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Blair Newby, museum program coordinator for Chatham-Kent, is shown above a new exhibit at the Chatham-Kent Museum about the National Unity Association’s fight for racial equity in …

Read More »

Activists demonstrate outside NBC Sports

STAMFORD – Dozens of protesters along with Students for a Free Tibet gathered at the gate leading to the NBC campus on Blachley Road on Saturday to protest the 2022 Winter Olympics and NBC’s coverage of the event, in because of human rights violations in China. The Olympics taking place …

Read More »

Israel, Germany to discuss cutting funds for six banned Palestinian NGOs

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch at the time called the bans “an Israeli government’s attack on the international human rights movement”. German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock (left) and her Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid (right) attend a press conference on Thursday [AFP via Getty] Israel and Germany will discuss ways …

Read More »

How W.Va. Oil and Gas Helps US Foreign Policy | News, Sports, Jobs

The energy sector is fundamental to our nation’s economy, creating good jobs for American workers and providing innovative solutions to modern challenges. As one of the top five energy producers, what we do right here in West Virginia, whether it’s generating, transporting or using our natural resources, makes …

Read More »

A women-led farmers market showcases local produce in Eastern Province

How the ‘critically endangered’ Arabian leopard is being returned to the wild in Saudi Arabia LONDON: Abdulaziz Alenzy will never forget the moment he got the call last April. After more than three months of anxious waiting, one of the leopards in the Taif Wildlife Research Center’s captive breeding program …

Read More »

Amplify Credit Union eliminates all bank fees on all deposit accounts

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amplify Credit Union has announced the launch of no-fee banking services. Amplify members now pay no fees on business checking, savings, and banking accounts. This includes no account maintenance fees (regardless of the balance), no overdraft protection fees and no wire transfer fees. Kendall Garrison, CEO of Amplify …

Read More »

Farewell to easy money as hawkish central banks accelerate rate hikes

New York: The end of easy money is upon us. Two years after the pandemic plunged the global economy into a deep but short recession, central bankers are withdrawing their emergency support – and they are moving faster than they or most investors anticipated. The US Federal Reserve is preparing …

Read More »

Hundreds of people around the world protest China’s human rights abuses as the Beijing Winter Olympics kick off

Topline Hundreds of people in several countries protested on Friday against China’s crackdown on its Uyghur Muslim minority and Tibetans as the Beijing Winter Olympics kicked off amid diplomatic boycotts over China’s record on human rights. People are protesting against the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in front of the Chinese …

Read More »

Liberty Tax launches banking as a service with “DEEPBLUE™ Debit”

Leading tax preparer expands personal and small business financial services offering HURST, TX, February 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Liberty Taxone of North America leaders in tax preparation, today announced the commercial launch of its DEEPBLUE™ Flow (DEEPBLUE) Banking-as-a-Service mobile app without credit check1 or minimum balance requirements. The DEEPBLUE solution …

Read More »

How the World Fails the Afghan Test

How the World Fails the Afghan Test If 2021 has been marked by the return of the United States to global institutions and the restoration of confidence in international action, developments this year promise to be the first real test for multilateralism. Before tensions reached their current levels in Eastern …

Read More »

Legislation on reforestation centers passes unanimously in first committee

With wildfires destroying millions of acres each year in the western United States, reforestation efforts are essential to help restore landscapes and protect water resources, experts who spoke to the the House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee. The committee unanimously passed a replacement version of a bill introduced last …

Read More »

Cuentas adds new features to mobile banking app

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Get paid 2 days early via direct deposit. New products in the mobile app digital store. MIAMI, FL/ACCESSWIRE/January 25 2022 / Cuentas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUEN)(NASDAQ: CUENW) (“Cuentas”), a leading financial technology …

Read More »

Human rights sanctions against Bangladesh: prediction or warning? – The Friday Times

As far as I know, most Bangladeshi leaders were not particularly upset that their country was not invited to the Democracy Summit hosted by US President Joe Biden the last week of December. But they were outraged by the sanctions imposed by the United States, just after this summit, on …

Read More »

Advantages, disadvantages and who should create an account

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and advice to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, such as American Express, but our reports and recommendations are always independent and objective. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Read …

Read More »

Clean technologies can help defend democracy and human rights, part 2

This article is part two of a 4-part series on how clean technology can help defend democracy and human rights. You can find part 1 here. Clean technologies can reduce the funding of authoritarian regimes Another way clean tech can help in the fight for democracy is by starving authoritarians …

Read More »

BNPL’s Growing Role in Unsecured Lending

Paying for goods according to the installment plan is not a new method of payment, but it has resurfaced in response to increased consumer interest. “Buy now, pay later” gives consumers more control over how much they spend and where they spend it. It also gives them more freedom to …

Read More »

Youngkin’s cabinet has more fossil fuel ties beyond Trump’s EPA chief

Elected Governor of Virginia Glenn Youngkinlast week’s nomination Andrew Wheeler be its natural resources secretary drew backlash from Democratic state lawmakers and climate activists, who have expressed concern about the former lobbyist’s ties to the coal industry and his environmental record under the former president donald trump. As secretary of …

Read More »

Saudi retailer BinDawood to create unit that will ‘capitalize on investment’

RIYADH: Ronaldo Mouchawar, MENA’s first internet man, may have sold the company he started for $580m, but he has the same drive he had when he joined his first startup 20 years ago. The Syrian entrepreneur built the region’s largest online marketplace, Souq.com, in 2005 and 12 years later sold …

Read More »

UN: escalating war in Yemen causes hunger, collapse

UNITED NATIONS (PA) – The intensification of military action in Yemen has displaced more than 15,000 people in the past month, killed or injured more than 350 civilians in December and left the poorest nation in the Arab world facing growing famine and economic collapse with no political solution in …

Read More »

Live Digital Currency Conclave: Discussion on Cryptocurrency / Bitcoin / CBDC Future, Price, and Law in India

Digital Currency Conclave 2022 Day 1 Live Updates: As crypto / digital currencies and blockchain, the technology behind digital currencies, grows at a rapid pace in India, there are several contested issues on which clarity is required. Conclave on digital currency 2022 Day 1 Live news: Amid the uncertainties of …

Read More »

TeraWulf Launches Philanthropic Foundation Focused on Improving Social Health, Environmental and Sustainability Initiatives

EASTON, MD., January 10, 2022 / PRNewswire / – TeraWulf Inc. (Nasdaq: WULF) (“TeraWulf”) today announced the establishment of the TeraWulf Charitable Foundation, a private philanthropic organization focused on funding and participating in social health programs, d environment and sustainable development. The Foundation’s efforts will place special emphasis on protecting …

Read More »

Rêv & Visit Mexico Establishes Payment and Loyalty Innovation Partnership Focused on Boosting Engagement in Cross-Border Travel | Your money

AUSTIN, Texas and MEXICO CITY – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 6, 2022– Today, Rêv Worldwide, Inc. (“Rêv”), a global innovation company in payment and loyalty products, and Visit Mexico, Mexico’s official tourism marketing agency, announced a strategic partnership multi-year program aimed at fostering cross-border tourism by leveraging innovative digital products …

Read More »

US Senator calls for new investigation into murder of Palestinian activist Alex Odeh – – IMEMC News

In a report filed Saturday in the magazine Liberation by Reem Zubaidi, the author explains that new information has been revealed on the assassination of Alex Odeh, a Palestinian-American human rights activist killed in 1985 by a bomb. handcrafted in his office. Odeh’s murder has never been elucidated – and …

Read More »

Liquefied Natural Gas Market Size, Scope, Forecast to 2029

New Jersey, United States, – The latest report published by Verified Market Reports shows that the Liquefied natural gas market should experience a sustained pace in the years to come. Analysts looked at market drivers, restrictions, risks and openings in the global market. The Liquefied Natural Gas report shows the …

Read More »

Why the US is increasing pressure on China over the treatment of Tibetans and Uyghurs

SAN FRANCISCO – Human rights activists welcome what they see as increased US attention to Chinese behavior in its volatile regions of Tibet and Xinjiang, suggesting that lobbying by rights groups may have helped mounting pressure on Beijing. A law, a boycott and the appointment of a government official were …

Read More »

The return of the dictatorship in Tunisia? – MIR

Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring, was one of the few states to have apparently successfully emerged from the Arab Spring protests. The long-standing authoritarian regime was overthrown and a new constitution was adopted. Today, Tunisia is the only democratic country in the Middle East and North Africa, outside …

Read More »

Less federal aid comes as Americans enter third year of pandemic :: WRAL.com

By Katie Lobosco and Tami Luhby, CNN CNN – As Americans enter year three of the pandemic, they can expect to receive much less federal aid. There will be no more stimulus checks. Reinforced unemployment benefits and guaranteed paid sick leave programs have expired. The latest round of expanded child …

Read More »

Georgian parliament plans to vote to eliminate human rights watchdog

Georgia’s ruling party Georgian Dream plans to move forward this week with a proposal to disband an independent agency tasked with monitoring personal data protection and abuse of power despite fears the move may be politically motivated. The opposition, civil society, the Public Defender, the UN and the United States …

Read More »

Will Egyptian gas to Lebanon end the energy conflict in the eastern Mediterranean? – Middle East Monitor

During the last quarter of 2021, Egypt reached an agreement with Lebanon to export natural gas to the country during the first quarter of 2022. The first time the deal was made public was through the US State Department’s senior adviser on global energy security, Amos Hochstein. His announcement was …

Read More »

Harry and Meghan share first photo of daughter Lilibet on greeting card

Mhm mmh mmhmm mmhmm. Hmm. Yes yeah. Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, shared the first photo of their daughter, Lilibet “Lili” Diana, as part of their 2021 greeting card, released six months after her birth. Meghan happily holds Lilibet in the air, as Harry swings their son Archie …

Read More »

Investment firm Jared Kushner Affinity raises $ 3 billion in committed funding

WASHINGTON, Dec.23 (Reuters) – Jared Kushner’s global investment firm Affinity Partners has raised more than $ 3 billion in funding from international investors, a person familiar with the effort told Reuters on Thursday. Fund raising. Kushner, a former senior official to former President Donald Trump, married to his daughter, Ivanka, …

Read More »

Egypt sentences 3 human rights activists to prison

CAIRO – An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced three prominent human rights figures to several years in prison for spreading false news, in a high-profile case which suggests the government has not reduced its crackdown on dissent. The State Security Emergency Correctional Court sentenced activist Alaa Abd El Fattah to …

Read More »

UAE balances Israel-Iran relations

The policies of three of the main Middle Eastern players have been portrayed in a wave of diplomacy, joint statements and budget announcements over the past two weeks. The United Arab Emirates sent their national security adviser, Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed, to Iran while also receiving Israeli Prime Minister Naftali …

Read More »

Left-wing millennial wins election for Chile’s next president

ISLAMABAD: Muslim nations pledged Sunday to create a fund to help Afghanistan avoid an impending economic collapse which they say would have a “horrific” global impact. At a special meeting in Pakistan of the 57 members of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), delegates also agreed to work with the …

Read More »

Human rights, equality and diversity | Journalist

Despite its fanciful title, “Human Rights, Equality and Diversity: A Survey of the Right to Equal Access to Education with a Special Focus on the Underperformance of Schools in Port of Spain and Surroundings », The children of this field (mainly Africans) will be condemned to the lost arms of …

Read More »

Representative Sherrill visits Superfund sites with EPA regional administrator and NJDEP commissioner after announcement of new national remediation plans made possible by bipartite infrastructure law

Fairfield, New Jersey–– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regional administrator Lisa F. Garcia and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJ DEP) Commissioner Shawn LaTourette for a visit to two sites Superfund at Unimatic Manufacturing Corp. and Caldwell Trucking Co. in Fairfield. Between tours, she held …

Read More »

How do crypto credit cards work?

The Select editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on product links from our affiliate partners. Cryptocurrency is quickly becoming an incredibly valuable “asset” in investment portfolios around the world. According to …

Read More »

Human rights framework

International Human Rights Day is December 10. On that day, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was promulgated as the first in a series of covenants, treaties and legal interpretations that would form the framework for human rights. post-war man. However, the story of the struggle that …

Read More »

Saudi, Egyptian foreign ministers and GCC chief focus on peace and security in Gulf region

Frankly speaking: Saudi Ambassador to UN calls for more effort to reveal Houthis’ terrorist role DUBAI: Saudi Arabia is “not convinced” by the arguments put forward by the administration of US President Joe Biden to keep the Houthis of Yemen off the list of international terrorist organizations, the Kingdom’s ambassador …

Read More »

US sanctions hit China, Myanmar and others for human rights

WASHINGTON (AP) – The US government on Friday announced financial sanctions and other restrictions against 15 people and 10 entities in China, Myanmar, North Korea and Bangladesh to coincide with International Human Rights Day . The actions announced by the Treasury Department also included investment restrictions on a Chinese company …

Read More »

It’s time to move on to an organic and regenerative future

A staff member at Sang Lee Farms harvesting organic ginger, in Peconic, New York; the third generation farm grows over 100 varieties of organic specialty products We know that organic and regenerative agriculture – that is, paying special attention to the health of soils and ecosystems above and below soil, …

Read More »

How a Change in Your Student Loan Provider Could Affect Your Credit Score

The Select editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on product links from our affiliate partners. Earlier this year, some federal student loan departments – like Navient, the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance …

Read More »

7 Top Retailers & Online Stores That Accept Buy Now Pay Later

filadendron / Getty Images Today, many online stores and retailers accept Buy Now and Checkout Later apps to make shopping easier for their customers. BNPL apps are similar to credit cards in that they allow you to acquire an item and spread the payment over an agreed number of installments. …

Read More »

Human rights groups condemn re-establishment of US retention policy in Mexico – JURIST – News

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) joined a growing group of organizations on Thursday criticizing the United States’ re-execution of its Migration Protection Protocols (MPP) program, also known as “Stay in Mexico “. The Biden administration restarted the Trump-era MPP this month after a Supreme Court order ruled …

Read More »

Illegal marijuana farms pose deadly risks in California’s national forests

Fatal risks The marijuana growing season coincides with the peak of the wildfire season, diverting agents who would target crops to investigate the fires, support firefighters and evacuate civilians. But sometimes these missions overlap. Last year, the 125,000-acre Dolan Fire was started by a marijuana grower in the Los Padres …

Read More »

This crypto-fueled internet collective has raised over $ 40 million to buy a rare copy of the Constitution

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. The Constitution of the United States is more than just another document: it is the foundation on which this whole country was built. In the most meaningful sense possible, this is what attempts to ensure that those who make decisions on behalf …

Read More »

Nintendo Download: Happy Thanksgiving! | Your money

REDMOND, Washington – (BUSINESS WIRE) – November 25, 2021– This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211125005645/en/ DEEEER Simulator is now available on the Nintendo Switch console. (Graphic: Business Wire) Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch Deeer Simulator: Your Average …

Read More »

Potential Alliance between FinCEN and Department of Justice Environmental Crimes Unit Presents a Powerful Law Enforcement Combination for Businesses to Watch | Eversheds Sutherland (United States) LLP

As companies continue to focus on improving their ESG benchmarks, they are constantly evaluating their environmental management systems and compliance programs for potential areas of ESG risk. The reason is simple: these internal programs give the organization the tools it needs to assess compliance with environmental laws and regulations. Recognizing …

Read More »

How to get the most cash back rewards this holiday without a credit card

Source: NoSystem images / Getty TThe holiday shopping season has arrived and Black friday knock at the door. This is usually the time of year when we spend a lot of money in a short period of time. Since you are going shopping, now is a great time to maximize …

Read More »

Premier Member Credit Union Review: Strong Check, Money Market

The bottom line: Premier Members Credit Union is a good choice if you are looking for a high yield checking or money market account. We’ve included it in our guide to the best money market accounts. You’ll have to look elsewhere, however, to get the best rates on a savings …

Read More »

Zain presents the first comprehensive digital program to accelerate tech startups

The event brought together Zain senior management and the region’s investment community as well as 25 startups KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, presented the region’s first digital video report on startup innovation, concluding the sixth edition of its famous digital startup accelerator program; Zain Great Idea …

Read More »

Chaco Canyon protections are personal for pueblo leaders

U.S. Home Secretary Deb Haaland is visiting New Mexico’s Chaco Culture National Historic Park on Monday to discuss her agency’s pursuit of a drilling ban on federal lands surrounding the park. (Roberto E. Rosales / Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal For US Home Secretary Deb Haaland, Chaco Canyon …

Read More »

US must lead the way to prevent Sudan from becoming the next Libya

When a post-colonial country with little or no democratic tradition escapes a brutal dictatorship, it rarely becomes a democracy. Instead, he is likely to be faced with political chaos and foreign players scrambling for strategic advantage. This is what happened in Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein, and in …

Read More »

UAE company files approximately Rs 74 billion in lawsuit against State Bank of Pakistan

A UAE-based trading and investment firm has filed a lawsuit worth around Rs 74 billion against the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and a private bank, local media reported. According to The Express Tribune, Energy Global International FZE filed a claim for damages against the central bank for “illegal” action …

Read More »

SPERO THERAPEUTICS, INC. Discussion and analysis by management of the financial position and operating results. (form 10-Q)

You should read the following discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of operations together with the unaudited financial information and the notes thereto included appearing elsewhere in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, and the audited financial information and the notes thereto included in our Annual Report …

Read More »

New study identifies likely path of COVID-linked plastic waste to ocean

A discarded face mask floats in the ocean. Photo: iStock / Joan Manel Moreno Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in demand for single-use plastics such as face masks, gloves and face shields. The resulting waste, some of which ends up in rivers and oceans, …

Read More »

Ensign Natural Resources announces purchase of Eagle Ford shale acreage

HOUSTON, November 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Ensign Natural Resources LLC (“Ensign” or the “Company”) today announced the purchase of assets in Eagle Ford Shale from Reliance Eagleford Upstream Holding LP (“Reliance”). The Reliance acquisition includes approximately 62,000 net acres in Bee, DeWitt, Karnes and Live Oak counties and …

Read More »

Membership decides to counter democracy …

Transparency International’s annual membership meeting, held virtually November 6-7, passes two resolutions and elects new board members November 07, 2021 Expressing concern at the continued democratic setback around the world, Transparency International’s Annual Meeting of Members in 2021 resolves to speak out against the erosion of the rule of law …

Read More »

A new wave of payments – ShareCafe

BNPL was a booming theme in 2021. In the third quarter, Square acquired Afterpay for $ 29 billion as part of a deal reflecting the intensifying battlefield in the industry. Other developments include Amazon announcing a partnership with Affirm to offer BNPL as a payment option, PayPal increasing its own …

Read More »

Push Back Overbreadth & Defend Alaska In Episode 3 – Mike Dunleavy

November 1, 2021 (Anchorage) – In episode 3 of FirstHand, the podcast, Jason Brune, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), chats with host Patty Sullivan about the walk on the tightrope of defending the health of residents and protecting the environment, while supporting the responsible development of …

Read More »

NGOs supporting Palestinian terrorism – opinion

The decision by Benny Gantz, Israeli Defense Minister, to ban six non-governmental organizations that provide services to the Arab population of the Palestinian National Authority as EU-funded terrorist groups came very late. For more stories from The Media Line, visit themedialine.org At least three Israeli watchdogs, NGO-Monitor, Palestine Media Watch, …

Read More »

Three dead as ‘Taliban’ attack Afghan wedding over music

KABUL: The situation in Afghanistan could become the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, the UN said on Saturday, a day after the country’s Taliban government called on the international community to urgently release a $ 1.2 billion package promised by the Group of 20 major economies. Afghanistan plunged into economic crisis …

Read More »

Wildlife habitat projects seek new funding as hunting licenses decline

Rose Lake State Game Area in Bath Township near Lansing, Michigan. Image: Trail running project. By Kristia Postema The national decline in hunting license sales and the need for additional funding for wildlife conservation have prompted proposals to close the fiscal gap, including one that is stuck in Congress despite …

Read More »

Institutions invest in fixed rate crypto yield

At the same time, institutional interest in crypto is increasing. The cryptocurrency’s total market cap topped $ 2 trillion in August 2021, in part thanks to firms and investment firms exploring the space. But many institutions are still on the sidelines, either because they don’t know how to invest in …

Read More »

FII: Bank chiefs and CEOs deliver mixed verdict on cryptocurrency investing

RIYAD: The verdict on cryptocurrency products and funds was mixed as CEOs, central bank chiefs, investors and policymakers exchanged views on the topic on the first day of the Future Investment Forum in the Saudi capital. The three-day forum, which is themed “Investing in Humanity,” includes discussions on artificial intelligence, …

Read More »

Sudan: military takeover threatens rights

(Nairobi) – The Sudanese military leaders responsible for the October 25, 2021 takeover must respect and protect the rights of all Sudanese, including the right to life and to protest peacefully, Human Rights Watch said today. The military leaders, who have since dissolved the transitional government and imposed a state …

Read More »

Canada Boosts U.S. Natga Exports, Drills More As Global Prices Rise

An oil pump cylinder pumps petroleum in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 21, 2014. REUTERS / Todd Korol CALGARY, Alberta / NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (Reuters) – Demand for relatively inexpensive Canadian natural gas has surged, pushing exports to the United States to three-year highs and prompting Canadian …

Read More »

Melbourne to loosen more COVID-19 brakes as 80% vaccination rate draws closer

CHICAGO: Arab Americans are among thousands of candidates across the United States running for election to local municipal and regional offices on November 2. Key races include campaign battles for mayor in Boston, Massachusetts and in Dearborn and Dearborn Heights, Michigan. In Virginia, an Arab-American woman is set to become …

Read More »