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October 18, 2021


‘Out of stock’ items plague grocery delivery services. Personal shoppers at Target’s Shipt aim to fix that

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jeremy Fetters worked as a bartender for years, but switched careers when the pandemic began and the night club where he worked temporarily shut. Now, he said he plans to continue with Shipt. Jeremy Fetters ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jeremy......

Unprecedented lawsuit targets medical ethics, profits

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Unprecedented lawsuit targets medical ethics, profits – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A Maryland family has filed what they say is the first of many lawsuits against major bio-technology and medical firms. The descendants of Henrietta Lacks say cells......

The Liberal Activist Who Targets Republicans With a MAGA Masquerade

New York Times
“The infiltration of our office felt like a very deep wound,” she said. In response, she created Project Veritas Exposed, a website that uploads pictures and dossiers of individuals purported to have worked undercover for Mr. O’Keefe. In 2018, the campaign of Abigail Spanberger, now a Virginia congresswoman, fired a......

Week 5 Touches, Targets, Volume & Regression Index

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Kyle Wood Another week of fantasy football is (almost) in the books, which means it’s time to review the performers who exceeded expectations based on their number of opportunities and the biggest disappointments. (Note: This list does not include Monday......

REUTERS IMPACT India targets alternate fuels, EVs in clean transport push

Cars are seen parked at Maruti Suzuki’s plant at Manesar, in the northern state of Haryana, India, August 11, 2019. Picture taken August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/File Photo India to adhere to tighter fuel efficiency norms deadline India targeting reducing carbon emissions by 33%-35% by 2030 India to mandate for......

Week 4 Touches, Targets, Volume & Regression Index

Sports Illustrated
What a weekend of NFL action! We have four new underperforming high-volume players and four overperforming low-volume players to analyze. (Note: This list does not include Monday Night Football’s Eagles vs. Cowboys matchup) Inefficient Volume Players RB Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns In a runaway win over the Bears, Chubb saw......

Zimbabwe bolsters emissions targets ahead of climate summit

A cow stands on caked mud before a small patch of water at a dam as the region deals with a prolonged drought near Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo Sept 25 (Reuters) – Zimbabwe has adopted a more ambitious target for emissions reduction ahead of a United Nations climate conference in......

New budget targets tens of millions for clean water, flood prevention programs

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Michigan’s water infrastructure will receive millions of dollars extra in spending under the budget passed by the Michigan Legislature Wednesday after months of flooding in Detroit and outstate communities amid heavy rainfall. The $50 billion general omnibus budget and $2.2 billion......

PAC targets GM’s giving to Republicans who voted to overturn election

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — A progressive political action committee is attacking General Motors Co. for donating to lawmakers who voted not to certify the 2020 election results earlier this year.  In a digital ad released earlier this week titled “Navigating to Treason,” MoveOn......

Exclusive: Facebook targets harmful real networks, using playbook against fakes

Sept 16 (Reuters) – Facebook (FB.O) is taking a more aggressive approach to shut down coordinated groups of real-user accounts engaging in certain harmful activities on its platform, using the same strategy its security teams take against campaigns using fake accounts, the company told Reuters. The new approach, reported here......

PepsiCo targets early 2022 to roll out products from joint venture with Beyond Meat

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here PepsiCo is hoping to release new plant-based snacks and drinks made through its joint venture with Beyond Meat by early 2022. “This is only the beginning of what I think is going to be a game-changing JV,” Pepsi CEO Ramon......

Week 2 Touches, Targets, Volume & Regression Index

Sports Illustrated
Fantasy football is all about volume. Sure, the DeSean Jackson type who takes two catches for two touchdowns and 100 yards will win you some weeks, but you might never have the confidence (or desperation) it takes to plug him into your starting lineup. Betting on volume is safe —......

Spain targets energy firms as European bills surge

The EU carbon price is currently trading at around €61 per tonne and is also partly behind the surge in Spanish electricity costs. “Only about one fifth of the price increase can be attributed to CO2 prices rising,” said Frans Timmermans, the European Commission’s vice-president in charge of climate issues.......

Kabul make-up artist: ‘Women like me are Taliban targets’

On the day the Taliban took control of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, advertising posters outside beauty parlours showing women in bridalwear were painted over. Salons around the city were closed down too. While some businesses have vowed to return to full service soon, others fear for their futures. Afsoon (not her......

Two ‘high profile’ ISIS targets in Afghanistan killed in US drone strike, Pentagon says

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “I can confirm, as more information has come in, that two high-profile ISIS targets were killed, and one was wounded. And we know of zero civilian casualties,” Maj. Gen. Hank Taylor, deputy director of the Joint Staff For Regional......

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