Monthly Archives: May 2021

Is modern society broken? – GZERO Media

The state of play of Italy. Three years ago, Salvini seemed to be The Italian Prime Minister on hold. But a series of political missteps, including his push for an ill-conceived early election in 2019, left him in opposition. Salvini remained the country’s most popular politician, but in 2020 COVID …

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Jim Sandy, responsable du comté de Mecosta, prend sa retraite et réfléchit à une carrière enrichissante

GRANDS RAPIDES – Après près d’une décennie à la tête de la Mecosta County Development Corporation, le directeur Jim Sandy prend sa retraite. Sandy a déclaré que la chose la plus gratifiante de son passage au MCDC a été les personnes qu’il a rencontrées et avec lesquelles il a travaillé. …

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Bernard Hickey on social insurance: ‘Koru class dole’ or not, this is a really big deal

Thinking through the plan to insure workers’ incomes, I’m reminded of my childhood in a once-thriving town later devastated by 1980s economic reforms, writes Bernard Hickey. Follow When the Facts Change, Bernard Hickey’s essential weekly guide to the intersection of economics, politics and business on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your …

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The Young Lawyer Who Became the Don Quixote of Canceling Student Debt

Austin Smith spent years helping student loan borrowers cancel debt they wrongly assumed was exempt from bankruptcy. Smith argued that courts had systematically misinterpreted the federal bankruptcy code in lenders’ favor. Dismissed by some as a crusader, his argument caught traction. Now, Smith is changing course. See more stories on …

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What’s In Store For Businesses In A Post-COVID Illinois? Legislature’s ‘Four Tops’ Weigh In

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois’ economy was humming along last winter, a few years removed from the state’s two-year budget impasse in which Illinois’ unpaid bill backlog climbed to nearly $17 billion, and finally experiencing the kind of growth that had eluded the state for years after the Great Recession. But then …

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Royal Caribbean (RCL) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Royal Caribbean (NYSE:RCL)Q1 2021 Earnings CallApr 29, 2021, 9:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning. My name is Shelby, and I’ll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to Royal Caribbean …

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School board elections: West Valley

School elections are May 4 with contested trustee races in several school districts. Information on candidates will be published throughout the week. Candidates were invited to respond to questions emailed by the Daily Inter Lake to provide voters with more information such as a candidate’s background, experience and reason for …

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JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (JBHT) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT)Q1 2021 Earnings CallApr 15, 2021, 5:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Greetings. Thank you for standing by. Welcome to the J.B. Hunt First Quarter 2021 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like …

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2021 NFL Mock Draft: Miami Dolphins add an edge rusher

TEAM OVERVIEW The Dolphins come into the 2021 draft with some forward momentum. They finished last season at 10-6, narrowly missing the playoffs behind four teams that finished just one win better. They presumably have one of the most difficult positions figured out for the long-term with Tua Tagovailoa behind …

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China ramps up vaccination drive with free eggs, other goods

TAIPEI, Taiwan — China’s success at controlling the coronavirus outbreak has resulted in a population that has seemed almost reluctant to get vaccinated. So it is accelerating its inoculation campaign by offering incentives — free eggs, store coupons and discounts on groceries and merchandise — to those getting a shot. …

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April 2021 Indian Nations Law Update

Featuring guest author, Adrianna Shannon from Forest County Potawatomi Community. AN IMPORTANT NEW OPTION FOR FINANCING AFFORDABLE HOUSING  The federal “9%” Housing Tax Credit (HTC) program, designed to finance up to 70% of qualified development costs, has for decades been the principal engine for the financing of low income housing …

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Aqueduct Barn Notes: Jerkens Undecided on Weyburn’s Next Start

(Weyburn after his win in the G3 Gotham Stakes on Saturday / Photo by Chelsea Durand & Courtesy of NYRA) From the NYRA Media Team: Chiefswood Stables’ Weyburn earned a career-best 95 Beyer Speed Figure for his dramatic nose score over Crowded Trade in Saturday’s Grade 3, $300,000 Gotham, a …

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Drafting the best players ahead of the ACC Tournament

Get the latest Syracuse news delivered right to your inbox. Subscribe to our sports newsletter here. Our men’s basketball beat writers have watched all but one Atlantic Coast Conference team play against Syracuse. We asked them to draft a five-player team, plus a sixth man and head coach, with the …

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Vikings’ Reward for Dominant First-Round Victory is Date with Top-Seeded Idaho State

Story Links TIPOFF The reward for any eight seed that wins its first game at the Big Sky tournament is a quarterfinal matchup against the conference’s top seed. The Portland State women’s basketball team knew that going into this year’s tournament, and sure enough, it will be …

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Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Via Teleconference 11:02 A.M. EST ACTING ADMINISTRATOR SLAVITT:  Thank you for joining us.  It was an important weekend for the President and the American people. President Biden came into office with two clear, immediate goals: mount a vaccination program to turn the tide on the pandemic and pass a rescue …

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Smith Micro Software (SMSI) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Smith Micro Software (NASDAQ:SMSI)Q4 2020 Earnings CallMar 08, 2021, 4:30 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good day, and welcome to the Smith Micro fourth-quarter 2020 earnings conference call. [Operator instructions] Please note this event is being recorded. I would …

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Meet the Press – May 30, 2021

CHUCK TODD: This Sunday, Republicans block the January 6th commission. SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER: Donald Trump’s big lie has now fully enveloped the Republican Party. CHUCK TODD: Only six Republicans vote for an independent panel to investigate the assault on the Capitol. SEN. LISA MURKOWSKI: It doesn’t look like we’re going …

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Qantas offers ‘Mega Awards’ to certain types of passengers

Australia is now going down the ‘United States itinerary” reward vaccinated citizens for their efforts. Rather than mayors offering burgers, fries and cash, here we have Qantas offering stung passengers the chance to win free flights for a year. Qantas boss Alan Joyce has called on more Australian companies to …

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Gausman pushes Giants against Dodgers, Kershaw

LOS ANGELES – Nothing has stopped Kevin Gausman so far this season. Not even a nagging hip injury. Gausman capped a stellar May with six white innings and Mauricio Dubon hit one of Clayton Kershaw’s two home runs, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on …

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MATCH RECAP: Seattle Sounders FC and Austin FC share points in scoreless draw at Lumen Field

Seattle Sounders FC (5-0-3, 18 points) and Austin FC (2-4-1, 7 points) drew scoreless Sunday night at Lumen Field. With a point at home, Seattle maintains its grip on the Supporters’ Shield race and the Western Conference standings ahead of the international break in June. With five wins and three …

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The Avalanche came to play in the first game. Vegas couldn’t keep up and decided to play dirty |

May 30, 2021; Denver, Colorado, United States; Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (29) skates against Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner (90) in the second period of Game 1 of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoff Round 2 at the Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports This is the …

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Lightning and Barclay Goodrow lead the Hurricanes in Game 1

RALEIGH, NC – Barclay Goodrow beat Alex Nedeljkovic for the go-ahead goal at 12:39 of the third period to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Sunday night to open their second playoff series round. Goodrow gave the defending Stanley Cup champions the advantage when he …

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NOTICE: Proposed TRIPS waiver and challenges ahead

New spirit and vigor came to the discussions surrounding the proposed TRIPS (Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) waiver following the announcement of US support for a text-based negotiation. The waiver proposal was jointly tabled by South Africa and India in October 2020 to waive certain international commitments under …

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Akron recycling monitoring returns; right here is the most recent data on recycle

Employees inspecting the recycling carts will return to Akron beginning subsequent week. That is a part of an ongoing effort by the Metropolis of Akron and its companions to assist educate residents on correctly recycle. As a reminder, the foundations for what’s recyclable grew to become extra restricted a couple …

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United Airlines voit une baisse des recettes unitaires plus faible alors que la demande estivale reprend

Bloomberg Cette fois-ci, c’est différent: en dehors de l’OPEP +, la croissance du pétrole stagne (Bloomberg) – “Cette fois est différent” peut-être les mots les plus dangereux dans les affaires : des milliards de dollars ont été perdus en pariant que l’histoire ne se répétera pas. Et pourtant, maintenant, dans …

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Pourquoi nos épargnants ont besoin de protection

À l’approche du mois de juin, les salariés indiens à revenu fixe, en particulier les seniors, sont inquiets, car les taux d’intérêt sur les petites épargnes seront révisés. Fin mars, le gouvernement avait annoncé une réduction généralisée des taux d’intérêt d’environ 90 points de base, mais a ensuite retiré la …

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India data 2.4 lakh of recent COVID circumstances, 3,741 deaths

The Canadian Press Hamas defies with navy parade and look by prime chief GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – Lots of of masked Hamas fighters wielding assault rifles marched via Gaza Metropolis and the group’s prime chief made his first public look on Saturday in a provocative present of pressure …

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Geese choose up 4 champions on day two

Historical past hyperlinks Match Outcomes – Day 1, Monitor Match Outcomes – Day 2, Subject LOS ANGELES, Calif .– On day two of the Pac-12 Championships, the Oregon monitor crew collected 4 convention titles – two males and two girls – bringing the weekend’s complete to 5. With eight occasions …

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