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NEW YORK (AP) — The declaration of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is putting the pressure on more U.S. companies to give their employees the day off, accelerating a movement that took off last year in response to the racial justice protests that swept the country. Hundreds of top companies had already pledged last year to observe Juneteenth in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd and the national reckoning on racism that followed. But most private companies take their cues from the fe
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A federal fisheries council voted Friday to lower the bag limits on mahi mahi from the Keys to the Carolinas. But to many people who make their living catching the popular deep sea sport and food species in South Florida, the new rules don’t far enough.
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Directorate of Enforcement (ED) on Friday froze the assets, worth Rs 88 lakh, of Qatar-based businessman Subrahmanyam Srinivas Pinninti in a money laundering case.
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, June 18, 2021. Some provinces and territories do not report daily case numbers. There are 1,407,269 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,407,269 confirmed cases (12,797 active, 1,368,449 resolved, 26,023 deaths).*The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers. There were 1,023 new cases reported Friday. The rate of active cases is 33.67 per 100,000 people. Over the past seven d
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jun 19, 2021--HITN, the leading Spanish-language network that provides educational and entertainment content to more than 44 million U.S. households, will air "Vacunate Por Todos" during primetime on HITN-TV on Thursday, June 24 at 7 PM ET/PT. This special program will address COVID-19 vaccine inaccuracies and current distrust in the Latino community; providing the most up to date information about the importance of getting vaccinated and examine which vaccines are available in t
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jun 19, 2021--Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE: FSM | TSX: FVI) and Roxgold Inc. (TSX: ROXG | OTCQX: ROGFF) are pleased to announce that Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") and Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC ("Glass Lewis"), two leading proxy advisory firms who provide independent voting recommendations to institutional investors, have recommended that both Fortuna and Roxgold shareholders vote "FOR" the companies´ respective resolutions in connection with the pr
Argentine laboratory Richmond said on Friday that it had produced almost half a million doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus, the first made in the country. The vaccines await approval from the National Administration of Medicines, Food and Medical Technology (ANMAT) and Russia's Gamaleya Institute for their release, Richmond said in a tweet. "We appreciate the hard work it took our staff to achieve this first objective, and continue with our commitment to have local vaccine production," it said.
Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 19 (ANI): There is no proof that the oxygen supply was cut off for a 'mock drill' at a prominent private hospital in Agra, said Uttar Pradesh's Death Audit Committee on its report on Friday.
Sang Ho Baek appeared in seven games for the Patriots last season, his first at George Mason.
When, Whonoak, Dennis Thomas, looks out at the Maplewood Flats he gets emotional. The North Vancouver conservation area situated within the traditional and unceded territory of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation has been occupied by his people since time immemorial. It’s the site of an ancestral village with many stories to tell, as well as an ancient fish weir. “My ancestors clammed, crabbed and ate off of that mudflat for thousands of years,” Thomas shared. “When I look at that, it's emotional to me, b
OTTAWA — The national intelligence watchdog says Canada's cyberspy agency may have broken the law in disclosing personal information about Canadians. The Ottawa-based Communications Security Establishment, given its foreign-intelligence mandate, suppresses details that identify Canadians, or even people in Canada, in its reports. Such identifying information ranges from names of people to email addresses and computer IP addresses. However, other federal agencies and foreign partners who receive
WHY: NEW YORK, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Verus International, Inc. (OTC: VRUS) between June 17, 2019 through October 8, 2020, inclusive (the “Class Period”), of the important June 22, 2021 lead plaintiff deadline. SO WHAT: If you purchased Verus securities during the Class Period you may be entitled to compensation without payment of any out of pocket fees or costs through a contingency fee arrange
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PHOENIX (AP) — Extreme temperatures like the ones blistering the American West this week aren't just annoying, they're deadly. The record-breaking temperatures this week are a weather emergency, scientists and health care experts say, with heat responsible for more deaths in the U.S. than all other natural disasters combined. With more frequent and intense heat waves likely because of climate change and the worst drought in modern history, they say communities must better protect the vulnerable,
True tea, which comes from the plant camellia sinensis, carries a number of health benefits and stress-relieving components.