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“Buy Nothing Project” groups offering more than just gifts

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here “Buy Nothing Project” groups offering more than just gifts – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The New Year is a fresh start and many of us are starting it by trying to declutter our homes. Instead of tossing items......

Coalition of Georgia voting rights groups won’t attend Biden’s speech in Atlanta

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cliff Albright, co-founder of Black Voters Matter, and representatives of several voting rights groups are urging Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to remain in Washington on Tuesday if they don’t have a clear plan to advance voting rights......

China developer Shimao Group’s shares, bonds plunge after missed loan payment

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A man walks past a wall carrying the logo of Shimao Group, with residential buildings and the financial district of Pudong seen in the background, in Shanghai, China January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Jan 7 (Reuters) – Shares of Chinese......

Corporations, trade groups gave over $8 million to GOP election objectors following Jan. 6 riot, new study shows

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pro-Trump protesters storm into the U.S. Capitol during clashes with police, during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021. Shannon Stapelton | REUTERS Since......

60 groups urge Senate Democrats to reform filibuster for voting rights

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Dozens of outside groups are urging Senate Democrats to reform the filibuster in order to pass voting rights legislation, as the caucus nears a decision point on potential rules changes. Sixty organizations sent a letter, which was exclusively......

Canada to Pay Billions to Indigenous Groups for Tainted Drinking Water

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here TORONTO — The Federal Court of Canada approved a multi-billion-dollar legal settlement that requires the government to take swifter action to clean up contaminated drinking water on Indigenous reserves and to compensate First Nations for the decades they......

Aviation, telecom groups agree to share data to help resolve 5G safety concerns

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A United Airlines airplane flies in front of the Empire State Building and One Vanderbilt in New York City as it comes in for a landing at Newark Liberty Airport on December 3, 2021, in Newark, New Jersey. Gary Hershorn......

Motoring groups criticise cut in electric car subsidies

BBC
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-59669915?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA However, transport minister Trudy Harrison said: “The market is charging ahead in the switch to electric vehicles. This, together with the increasing choice of new vehicles and growing demand from customers, means that we are re-focusing our vehicle grants on the more affordable vehicles and reducing grant rates to......

US Passes 800K COVID Deaths, Kentucky Recovers, DC Sues Far-Right Extremist Groups : Up First

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NPR As the pandemic heads into it’s third year, the US passes another sobering milestone of 800,000 COVID related deaths. President Biden heads to Kentucky today to survey the areas devastated by massive tornadoes. And Washington DC Attorney General Karl Racine is suing the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers of......

Students Around the Globe Participate in CME Group’s Trading Competition – Money

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(NewsUSA) -It’s a unique educational opportunity when students get to experience the enthusiasm, energy and decision-making behind real-time trading. That’s why CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives exchange, hosts an annual electronic trading competition for students all around the world to partake in. During this year’s event,......

Green groups block roads in Serbia to protest Rio Tinto’s mining project

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BELGRADE, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Hundreds of people in Serbia braved sleet and cold weather to block roads across the country for the third straight weekend on Saturday to protest government plans to allow Rio Tinto’s (RIO.L) open a lithium mine. To bolster economic growth, Serbia’s government has offered mineral......

With Florida’s manatees dying in record numbers, groups are trying to save them

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Nearly every morning at Florida’s Blue Spring State Park, Cora Berchem hand counts the manatees that flock there in the winter for the warm water. “We’ve had days in here where we had over 600 manatees,” Berchem, who works......

U.S. Military Has Acted Against Ransomware Groups, General Acknowledges

New York Times
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — The U.S. military has taken actions against ransomware groups as part of its surge against organizations launching attacks against American companies, the nation’s top cyberwarrior said on Saturday, the first public acknowledgment of offensive measures against such organizations. Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, the head of U.S.......

Holiday sales on track to blow past record for spending, topping retail trade group’s biggest forecast

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A person wears a face mask while carrying shopping bags in Columbus Circle on November 28, 2020 in New York City. Noam Galai | Getty Images Holiday sales could exceed even the rosiest expectations for the major shopping season, according......

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