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JERUSALEM & SINGAPORE, June 28, 2022--OurCrowd, Israel’s most active venture firm, today announced its partnership with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), under its Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) programme. The GIA is a platform that serves to catalyze cross-border collaboration between Singapore and major innovation hubs globally.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic's play was not particularly, well, Djokovic-esque, at Wimbledon on Monday. Even he acknowledged as much. He got broken early and trailed 3-1 as he began his bid for a fourth consecutive championship and seventh overall at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament. He recovered to take that set, then dropped the next. He slipped and fell to the grass. He accumulated more unforced errors than his opponent. Maybe he was a bit under the weather; he grabbed tissue
California Democrats fast-tracked the abortion rights amendment as the Supreme Court prepared to overturn Roe vs. Wade.
CLEARWATER, FL / ACCESSWIRE / June 27, 2022 / Sunrise Capital Investors LLC ("Sunrise"), a private equity investment firm targeting niche real estate sectors, recently announced the launch of its fourth investment fund, SCI Phoenix Build-to-Rent Fund 4 ("Fund 4"). With the new $25mm fund, Sunrise will construct Class A, top of the line build-to-rent (BTR) communities in the Phoenix, AZ MSA to meet the skyrocketing demand for quality housing.
A look at what's happening around baseball Tuesday: ___ PITCH OUT Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson is serving his final days with Minnesota before leaving for the same job with LSU. His departure, first reported Sunday night, blindsided Twins fans, and Johnson called it “the toughest thing I’ve ever done.” He’ll stay with the AL Central-leading Twins through the end of a series at Cleveland on Thursday, then return to his college roots — he previously worked at Arkansas, Mississippi State, Dalla
Centre Dufferin District High School (CDDHS) shifted students to remote learning for their final day of instruction last Friday (June 17) due to threats made against the local high school. On June 16, the high school issued a notice to parents informing them that the school had received information of a “potential general threat” and indication it would be carried out on Friday. The information sparked an investigation by police and the school, however they did not substantiate any potential thr
On Monday, Reuters reported that Top Shine Global, an investor in Evergrande's unit Fangchebao (FCB), had filed the petition saying the embattled property developer had not obliged to a deal to repurchase shares it bought in FCB. Top Shine in March last year bought 0.46% of FCB, a Chinese online real estate and automobile marketplace, for HK$750 million.
High school teacher taking students to Chicago shares harrowing experience
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (WDG) Public Health has reported the first case of monkeypox in the region. In a press release issued on June 16, the local health unit said they had received confirmation of the first local case of the virus, and that the affected individual is a male aged 20 to 30 who lives in Guelph. Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, associate medical officer of health for WDG Public Health, said in the June 16 press release that there is no increased risk of monkeypox to the general public st
"Impressive howling all-around," Bruce Willis' wife Emma Heming wrote on her Instagram Story with a cute clip of their little wolf pack
U.S. forces killed a senior terrorist leader in an airstrike in Syria on Monday, according to military officials. U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said the target of the strike, Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, was a senior leader of an al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist group known as Hurras al-Din. The leader was riding alone on a motorcycle in Idlib province at the time of the attack, CENTCOM said.
The COVID-19 Assessment Centre operated by Headwater’s Health Care Centre (HHCC) will be moving to a new location at the start of July. The local hospital announced in a press release on June 20 that the COVID-19 Assessment Centre would be combining with the Dufferin Cold & Flu Clinic and would be relocating to Orangeville Pharmacy. “Since the first half of 2022, there has been a decline in testing at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre as a result of changes in criteria from the province and an incr
The Miami Heat’s summer-league roster includes a few familiar faces.
A Russian missile destroyed a crowded shopping mall in central Ukraine on Monday, continuing Vladimir Putin's attacks on civilians living far behind the frontline.
Shelburne Town Council will no longer have authority to approve site plan applications as of July 1. Town planner, Steve Wever, presented a report to council during their June 13 meeting about delegating site plan approval authority to town staff members due to the introduction of the More Homes for Everyone Act by the province. “As of July 1, municipal councils in Ontario will no longer have the ability to approve site plans. If you want to continue to have the ability as a municipality to appr
“Normal people keep the world going, but those who dare to be different lead us into tomorrow."
Gananoque council has agreed to an amended docking slip arrangement to accommodate a local business. Council last week amended the lease agreement with Scott Ewart, owner of 1000 Islands Kayaking Inc., to change the boat dockage location. Ewart submitted a letter to the Town dated May 31, asking council to consider a change in his lease agreement to reconfigure his commercial boat dockage slip location. The current lease agreement includes docking arrangements for three boats – a safety boat, a
The Town of Shelburne will be celebrating Canada Day (July 1) this year with a number of festivities planned for residents, including a car show, music, vendors, and evening fireworks. Hosted by the Town of Shelburne’s Canada Day Festival Committee, the fun filled family event will be held at Fiddle Park in Shelburne from 4 p.m. until 11 p.m. next Friday (July 1). “We’re all excited about being able to get out in the public, out in the fresh air, and meeting face-to-face again,” said Coun. Kyle
Saint John will host the fifth and final edition of the New Brunswick International Sculpture Symposium, known as Sculpture Saint John, beginning Aug. 11. By the time the fifth edition wraps on Sept. 10, it will have created 38 sculptures, used more than 600 tonnes of granite and attracted about 175,000 people to the city. After this year, a dozen of the sculptures, valued at $1.2 million will remain in the city, and 20 in the greater Saint John area, organizer Diana Alexander told city council
The state audit into the CSU system is expected to cost $403,650, plus travel and administrative expenses.