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A judge has ordered the former proprietor of a Indiana wildlife center and his ex-wife to pay People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals more than $700,000 in attorney’s fees stemming from the group's successful lawsuit alleging violations of the Endangered Species Act. U.S. District Judge Richard L. Young ruled Monday that Timothy Stark and his ex-wife, Melisa Lane, must pay PETA nearly $734,000 to cover attorney fees and expenses related to the animal rights organization's 2017 lawsuit against the pair. For over 20 years, Stark and his volunteers handled hundreds of exotic animals, showing them off to the public at Stark's Wildlife in Need center in Charlestown for the price of a $25 or more admission, the Courier Journal of Louisville, Kentucky, reported.
His administration is giving relief to borrowers who brought claims against their school.
“Men are all the same,” tuts the midwife delivering the titular Snotty Boy at the start of this animated biopic of cult cartoonist Manfred Deix, showing at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. But Snotty Boy is not the same as anyone else in his small, conservative Austrian town. He’s a talented artist and a […]
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian police have carried out nearly two dozen raids targeting alleged associates of a Russian-speaking ransomware gang it blamed for a half billion dollars in cyberattacks and extortion that hit the United States and South Korea especially hard. A police statement on Wednesday said 21 raids were conducted on the homes of suspects affiliated with the Clop ransomware in Kyiv and elsewhere, with computer equipment and about 5 million hryna ($185,000) in cash seized. Six defendant
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday again rejected attempts to lift regulations to allow for the deployment of thousands of autonomous vehicles as union groups and attorneys campaign against the legislative proposal. The committee rebuffed the bid by Republican Senator John Thune to attach measures lifting regulations on autonomous vehicles to a $78 billion surface transportation bill after he sought last month to attach it in May to a bill on China tech policy. Thune has proposed granting the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) the power to grant exemptions for tens of thousands of self-driving vehicles per manufacturer from safety standards written with human drivers in mind.
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President Biden plans to nominate Michael Smith to lead AmeriCorps, sending a strong signal of an intent to focus on racial equity at the organization. Smith currently is executive director of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance. He also is director of youth opportunity programs at the Obama Foundation. His appointment as CEO of AmeriCorps will require Senate confirmation. Previously, Smith was director of the Social Innovation Fund under President Obama before Obama tapped him to lead My Brother’s
Brandon Lewis flew into Belfast on Wednesday for talks, saying he is exploring ‘all options’ in his efforts to keep powersharing on track.
Warning: This post contains spoilers for The Handmaid’s Tale‘s Season 4 finale. Proceed accordingly. When Gilead residents say “May the Lord open,” they probably don’t mean “your former commander’s skull,” right? Well, all religious texts are open to interpretation. Along those lines: In The Handmaid’s Tale‘s Season 4 finale, June kills her rapist/former commander, Fred […]
Latinas have left the U.S. workforce at rates higher than any other demographic and have struggled throughout the pandemic, a new report says.
MCLEAN, Va., June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) has priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which includes a class of floating rate bonds indexed to the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR). The approximately $886 million in K Certificates (K-F114 Certificates) are expected to settle on or about June 24, 2021. The K-F114 Certificates are backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with 10-year terms, which are SOFR-based. K-F1
President Biden held a press conference following his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying the tone of the meeting was "good" and "positive."
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MPs voted 461 to 60, a majority of 401, on Wednesday to approve regulations delaying the easing of the measures.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A mural of Breonna Taylor in her hometown has been vandalized, and a reward is being offered to help find those responsible for the damage. The newly unveiled mural on an outdoor basketball court in Louisville was damaged by two people on a motorbike last week. The bike left long skid marks over the portrait of the Black woman, whose death at the hands of police last year galvanized nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic racism. A security video posted b
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 4 million people say they fear being evicted or foreclosed upon in the coming months just as two studies released Wednesday found that the nation's housing availability and affordability crisis is expected to worsen significantly following the pandemic. The housing crisis, the studies found, risk widening the housing gap between Black, Latino and white households, as well as putting homeownership out of the reach of lower class Americans. “The unprecedented events of 20
NEW YORK (AP) — The ESPYS are returning to New York next month for the first time since 1999, with actor Anthony Mackie hosting the show that honors the year’s top athletes and sports moments. The show will air July 10 live on ABC from The Rooftop at Pier 17 at the Seaport. Last year’s show was virtual because of the coronavirus pandemic. It previously was held in Los Angeles for 18 years. The show's first seven editions were held in New York, either at Madison Square Garden or Radio City Music
The AlTouq Group, through the Family Firm Institute (FFI) Global Education Network (GEN), has provided three practitioners and academics, hailing from Africa, Latin America, and the United States, with its 2021 annual scholarships for the Advanced Certificate in Family Business Advising (ACFBA). The scholarships are highly competitive and provide recipients with online education and professional designations in family business and family wealth advising.
Virgin Hyperloop Applauds Infrastructure Bill as the United States Looks to Invest in TransportationWASHINGTON DC, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee passed S. 2016, the Surface Transportation Investment Act, which includes multiple provisions that will allow the continued development of hyperloop in the United States, with bipartisan support. “We applaud Chairwoman Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Ranking Member Roger Wicker (R-MS), and all
TOWNSHEND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont town is divided about renaming a brook that has an outdated, racialized name, though a state agency may ultimately make the decision. The Vermont Board of Libraries is meeting Thursday to respond to a petition asking for the renaming of Negro Brook, which is located in Townshend State Park, the Brattleboro Reformer reported. Residents of Burlington first asked for the name to be changed two years ago. One of them, Evan Litwin, said the brook is the only known Unit