Monthly Archives: May 2022

European Union climate delegation visits campus | CU Boulder today

Chancellor Philip DiStefano welcomed a delegation of energy, climate, environmental and science advisers representing the European Union to CU Boulder on May 25 as part of the group’s state tour. The Chancellor highlighted the university’s legacy in climate and environmental research and innovation, and commitment to sustainability. He also acknowledged …

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Cuban dissidents face trial, face years in prison News from politics

Two dissidents are facing the first day of their trial in Cuba after being arrested almost a year ago in what human rights groups have called a “farce” and a “circus”. Police and security forces surrounded the Havana courthouse on Monday while a small group of family members were allowed …

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| Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires May 29, 2022, Daily UpdateNM Fire Info

hectares: 314,750 | containment: 50% | Total staff: 3,001 Start date: Hermit Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Because: Hermits Peak: Detect fires of prescribed burning; Calf Canyon: Residual fire from prescribed pile fire | Location: Near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, …

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Stefan Kessler | Santa Cruz, take me to your leader – Santa Cruz Sentinel

While Action D, the greenwash, I mean the Greenway Initiative, has captured the imaginations of county residents obsessed with the unused railroad corridor and captured all the excited attention, Action E for Santa Cruz city dwellers is at the June 7 vote much more immediately consequential: a The yes vote …

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What does the 411 of the new 988 hotline mean?

The 988 Lifeline connects callers to specialists trained to provide support for mental health crises, including psychotic symptoms and substance abuse. Beginning July 16, 2022, people dealing with mental health crises can call 988, a new number focused on providing life-saving suicide prevention and crisis services. But 988 isn’t just …

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Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon on Friday, May 27. (Pool/CNN) The US Department of Defense said it was “aware and aware” of Ukraine’s request for multi-launch missile systems, but that “decisions … have not yet been made.” “Our goal from the beginning has been …

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Governor Abbott provides details of state resources available to community of Uvalde affected by tragedy at Robb Elementary School | Texas Governor’s Office

May 27, 2022 | Austin, Texas | press release Governor Greg Abbott held a news conference today announcing the state of Texas’ comprehensive plan to support and assist the community affected by the tragic Robb Elementary School shooting. Following a briefing with representatives from state agencies, local partners and community …

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The need for enhanced aftercare for victims of human trafficking

Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery. Shamefully, Houston is a human trafficking center for Texas and the United States. On the other hand, Houston is also a center for the anti-trafficking movement. For example, Houston was the first city in the United States to establish a full-time office …

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The coalition of American civil society groups issues a joint statement on Turkey’s threats to invade northeast Syria

WASHINGTON, DC — In light of the Turkish government’s renewed threats of unprovoked military action against northeastern Syria, we condemn Turkey’s illegal and dangerous stance as a coalition of concerned Americans. We pledge to impose sanctions on Turkey should it carry out this unprovoked cross-border attack. Since 2016, Turkey has …

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Exploring the California Wildfire Insurance Legislative Landscape

By Jan Larson and Jenna Conwisar (May 26, 2022, 5:26 p.m. EDT) — In California, warmer temperatures and longer days mean wildfire season is fast approaching. This year, Californians are already on edge with unprecedented water restrictions meant to keep Southern California from running out of water before summer ends.[1] …

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Ukraine Assessment Report – Waiting for the Sky to Close: The unprecedented crisis affecting women and girls fleeing Ukraine – Ukraine

Attachments summary As of May 6, 2022, the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) as a result of the war in Ukraine was 7.7 million, with another 5.7 million refugees and asylum-seekers living in neighboring countries.1 The lack of humanitarian corridors has created a situation people are either stuck in …

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Red River Valley Hospice Begins Construction of First Hospice Home in North Dakota – InForum

FARGO – After nearly 20 years of work, the Red River Valley Hospice will soon begin construction of North Dakota’s first hospice home. It’s been decades of work, but Tracee Capron, executive director of the Hospice of the Red River Valley, said Friday, May 20 that HRRV’s board, donors and …

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Dettwiller new ACCESS director – Times Gazette

The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center (SOESC) announced Tuesday the hiring of the director of Highland County ACCESS, a new initiative that will provide coordinated educational opportunities for teenage and adult students to improve the Highland County workforce. Tim Dettwiller, who is currently completing his tenure as Superintendent of Fairfield …

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Sri Lanka arrests 67 people suspected of traveling to Australia

Sri Lanka’s navy says it has detained 67 people it believes were attempting to travel to Australia illegally by sea Of KRISHAN FRANCIS Associated Press May 24, 2022 at 10:05 am • 3 minutes read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The Sri Lanka Navy …

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For UM-Flint students seeking mental health help, CAPS has you covered

If you’re a college student struggling with your mental health, you’re not alone. One in five young people has a diagnosable mental illness, and 44 percent of college students in America reported experiencing symptoms of depression, according to the University of Michigan. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it’s …

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Network Rail saves £1.2bn through dispute avoidance procedures

Dispute avoidance measures taken by Network Rail have saved the company more than $1 billion. Michael Strickland, Network Rail’s head of claims and contract compliance, said at a Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) webinar last week that the company has seen a “dramatic decline” in claims after taking initiatives to …

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Insurance premiums for tattoo shops leave businesses facing the prospect of closure

For the past eight years a tattoo studio has occupied 205 Brisbane Street in Ipswich, but that is about to change. Key points: Tattoo parlor owners and landlords say insurance hikes are linked to criminal stereotypes Limited insurance market leaves little choice for salons looking for cheaper options Tattooist Guild …

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India is sending over 2 billion humanitarian aid shipments to Sri Lanka amid the crisis

As Sri Lanka grapples with a massive economic crisis, India handed the island nation a large shipment of humanitarian aid worth over 2 billion rupees, which reached Colombo on Sunday. The High Commissioner of India in Colombo, Gopal Baglay, handed over the shipment to the top leadership …

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| The Forest Service BAER team begins evaluating the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon fires according to the BrandNM fire info

BAER Information: 707-853-4243 FOREST SERVICE BAER TEAM BEGINS POST-FIRE ASSESSMENT OF HERMITS PEAK AND CALF CANYON FIRES The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) established a Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team to begin assessing areas of the National Forest System (NFS) affected by the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon fires …

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Risk of death in single heart failure patients higher than in married couples

Würzburg, Germany — Single people with heart failure are more likely to die young than their married friends, new study finds. Researchers say the social interactions that are an inescapable part of marriage can help married people recover from their onslaught. Put simply, husbands and wives can help their loved …

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Australia election results: Labor leader Anthony Albanese becomes country’s next prime minister

Australia’s Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese appeared certain to form a minority government, although it was unclear whether the party would have enough seats for a majority, according to forecasts by three news channels, as the count continued. Parties need a majority of 76 seats to form a majority government. …

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Governor Whitmer declares a state of emergency in Gaylord after severe storms and tornadoes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2022 Contact: [email protected] Governor Whitmer declares a state of emergency in Gaylord after severe storms and tornadoes GAYLORD, Mich. – At the Gaylord Emergency Operations Center, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency for Otsego County after a tornado caused significant damage to buildings …

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Suffolk girl overcoming her pain and helping others after saying she was attacked

SUFFOLK, Va. — As Morgan Robinson laughs and plays with her sisters at their Suffolk home, it’s hard to tell just how much the cheerful and feisty 11-year-old has overcome over the past few months. “I feel great today,” Morgan said. “I’m excited.” News 3 first met Morgan in October …

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Leadership Jacksonville honors outstanding community leaders. – Jacksonville Free Press

• Leon Haley (posthumous), former CEO, UF Health Jacksonville Leadership Jacksonville is a nonprofit organization that educates, connects, and inspires diverse leaders to build and strengthen their communities. “These incredible honorees exemplify a commitment to improving Northeast Florida through their influential leadership and community involvement. We hope each of her …

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The real estate crisis takes the stage at REDCAT’s “The Most Beautiful Home… Maybe”

Karla Mosley stars in REDCAT’s The Most Beautiful Home…Maybe. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times) “If we can get used to seeing people living in tents, and that’s the norm, then we can also get used to the idea that anyone can be accommodated,” says actress Karla Mosley of …

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Statement from CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Final Rule Regarding False Advertising, Misrepresentation of Insured Status, Misuse of FDIC Name or Logo

WASHINGTON, May 18 (TNStalk) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued the following statement on May 17, 2022by the director Rohit Chopra: * * * the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Board of Directors Votes Final Rule to Implement Procedures Regarding Federal Deposit Insurance Act prohibition of misleading advertising through …

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Harford County board nominee Billy Boniface – Baltimore Sun

Harford County Board Billy Boniface republican 58 Darlington, County Harford Chief Advisor to the County Executive/Farmer John Carroll School (1964) President of Harford County Council (2006-2014) What do you think is the most pressing issue facing the county and how would you address it? The most urgent concern is that …

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Adrian Rodriguez will lead Xcel Energy Southwest, based in Amarillo

AMARILLO – Adrian Rodriguez, senior vice president of regulatory and strategy at Puget Sound Energy in Washington and former interim CEO and general counsel at El Paso Electric Co., is returning to his home state of Texas to assume the role of president of Xcel Energy – Southwest valid from …

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Statement from CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, FDIC Board Member, Final Rule Regarding False Advertising, Misrepresentation of Insured Status, and Misuse of the FDIC Name or Logo

Today, the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) votes on a final rule to implement procedures regarding the Federal Deposit Insurance Act’s ban on false advertising by the misusing the FDIC name or logo or making false statements about deposit insurance coverage.1 I am voting in …

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Overcoming the challenge of exchanging lead service lines

Passing of the historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) of October 2021 will provide states with $15 billion to fund lead service line replacement — the most funds the federal government has ever put into this work Has. States and water systems across the country are preparing to implement …

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How to create brilliant ideas as a team – without slipping into groupthink – UofSC News & Events

Posted on: May 16, 2022; Updated on: May 16, 2022By Sabrina Habib, [email protected] Sharing ideas can get messy when colleagues don’t understand or support new concepts—or when they shut them down altogether. Visual communication professor Sabrina Habib writes for The conversation about concrete ways to facilitate brainstorming, both individually and …

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New Leader of Greater Manchester Council unopposed after argument at Labor General Meeting

A new leader is set to take the helm at a council in Greater Manchester after standing unopposed at a Labor general meeting – despite opposition from his predecessor last week. Coun Ged Cooney served on the Tameside Council Executive under Coun Brenda Warrington, who was elected Chair in January …

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Op-Ed: How COVID Caused a Universal Midlife Crisis

The post-pandemic horizon is coming into focus. Even with the rise of new Omicron subvariants hot on our heels, fear is being replaced by cautious optimism. But we are not going back to pre-pandemic normalcy. In fact, over the past two COVID-19 years, many people have chosen to fundamentally change …

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ROSEN, A LEADING LAW FIRM, Encourages Investors In Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. With Losses Over $100,000 To Secure Counsel Before Important Deadline In Securities Class Actions – AUPH

Class Period: May 7, 2021 – February 25, 2022 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: June 14, 2022 Aurinia is a biopharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes therapies to treat various diseases with unmet medical needs in Japan and the People’s Republic of China (“China”). The company’s only product is LUPKYNIS, which it …

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Bedford Football Stadium is getting upgrades

Bedford Public Schools is planning major upgrades to Bedford Community Stadium in two phases over the next 16 months. The first phase is scheduled to begin this summer, according to a news release from the school district. Currently, the district operates and maintains two stadiums: Bedford Community Stadium and Soccer/Lacrosse …

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Executives recognized for their contributions to the San Francisco North Bay

In a virtual and in-person event on Friday, the North Bay Leadership Council recognized the recipients of its 2022 Leaders of the North Bay Awards. The council is made up of people and companies from the region. prizewinner Keith Woods, a current member of the advisory board of the Santa …

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Russia-Ukraine War and Putin News: Live Updates

BRUSSELS – Russian President Vladimir V. Putin said stopping NATO expansion helped him invade Ukraine. But on Thursday, Finland unequivocally declared its intention to join, which not only turned Putin’s plan on its head but also put the alliance’s newest potential member on Russia’s northern doorstep. The declaration by Finnish …

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Preliminary construction work requires nightly lane closures on May 15 on I-25 between Fillmore Street and Garden of the Gods

Colorado Springs – Motorists will see front works on Interstate-25 (between Fillmore Street and Garden of the Gods Road). This work requires nightly closures of I-25 lanes. Work will begin at 9:00 p.m. with closures of the two inside lanes off of I-25 southbound and then onto I-25 northbound. impact …

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Community calendar for 05/16/22 to 05/23/22

*Community Events* Antigo Area Community Food Pantry May 18thth 11am-1pm (Wed.) & 20 Mayth 1:00pm-3:00pm (Fri.), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. We ask all people wishing to use the Food Pantry to wait in cars or outside and a volunteer will provide instructions on the service. Our monthly fundraising …

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Leadership of Hounslow Council after local elections

Following the Hounslow Labor Group AGM on Monday 9th May, Cllr Shantanu Rajawat, Parishioner for Heston West, was appointed Group Leader. Released: Thursday, May 12, 2022 With the Labor Party regaining control of the Council in last week’s local elections, this makes Cllr Rajawat the Council’s leader-elect. Cllr Katherine Dunne, …

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House Demos must share the blame for the border crisis

Republicans hint at midterm election strategy as they spread blame for rising illegal immigration, migrant deaths and fentanyl smuggling on the southern border EL PASO, Texas (Borders Report) — Leaders of the Republican House of Representatives and former Trump officials on Wednesday urged their Democratic counterparts to keep Title 42 …

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Chippewa Valley LGBTQ Community Center offers community support – Blugold Media

Dan Bennett-Hardy, the secretary and office manager for the Chippewa Valley LGBTQ Community Centersaid he was at a conference to speak about healthcare for the LGTBQ community and saw firsthand the importance of their work. Bennett-Hardy said he spoke in his speech about the importance of telling family you love …

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Topic of conversation Tuesday: Who makes themselves a hero?

Adonis Storr, The Roaring Peacock, external The first 30 minutes of Sunday’s defeat by Arsenal was an outstanding act of self-sabotage even by Leeds United’s standards. And while Jesse Marsch was quick to point out that “if we start playing the blame, we’re screwed”, it’s only natural to wonder how …

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According to City, turnover rates for men and women in managerial positions are the same

Breadcrumb Trail Links news local news Overall, the city recorded a turnover rate of 7.1 percent last year, which was significantly higher than usual Council members Peter Demong (left), Sonya Sharp and Jasmine Mian during the last council meeting in Calgary before the Christmas holidays on Monday December 20, 2021. …

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Angelo State University Expands Cybersecurity Presence

Tom Nurre Jr. Angelo State University was selected to work with the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to operate a pilot Regional Security Operations Center (RSOC) to provide cybersecurity support to Texas local governments. The DIR made the announcement in April. “We are excited to partner with ASU in …

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China: China accuses the US of testing its “red lines” and expanding NATO in the Indo-Pacific

Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Yucheng accused the US of expanding NATO into the Indo-Pacific and “flexing its muscles on China’s doorstep,” saying on Friday that the Americans had been fueling the Taiwan issue over the years in order to to test the country’s “red line”. The Chinese minister made …

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Teen Greenwich philanthropists make an impression by giving grants to the Domestic Violence Center and more

After considering several worthy potential recipients, the young members of Generation Impact voted last month to award a $10,000 grant to the Stamford Domestic Violence Crisis Center. They made the decision on April 12 at the Arch Street Teen Center in Greenwich as part of their Big Give event. This …

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The LA Dodgers owner said he should sign a deal to buy Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea football team

A consortium led by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly has signed a deal with Premier League soccer team Chelsea from sanctioned Russian-Israeli oligarch Roman Abramovich, the Guardian newspaper reported on Friday. Boehly has joined forces with Dodgers co-owner Mark Walter, British-Jewish businessman Jonathan Goldstein, Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss and …

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Expanding access to mental health support for health and social service workers

Health care and community social services workers across British Columbia will have access to more mental health support as the province expands tailored programs for the sector. The BC Government has invested $735,000 to expand Care to Speak and Care for Caregivers – two unique programs that provide online peer …

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Growing Bayonne needs a leadership change | Jersey Journal recommendation

With a growing population, plenty of room for new developments and a rich history of multi-generational families and a deep love for the city, Bayonne should ooze out with bold ideas and enthusiasm for the future. Under Mayor Jimmy Davis, however, progress over the past eight years has come through …

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The pros and cons of buying supermarket own brand groceries | money

Government critics have echoed comments from Environment Secretary George Eustice, who suggested that by buying quality food, people could help alleviate the cost of living crisis. Opponents pointed out that this would hardly scratch the surface when energy bills have risen by 54% and the most vulnerable are already buying …

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Health calendar released May 4, 2022 – West Central Tribune

WILLMAR – Aging Wisely: Finding New Confidence and Purpose meets Thursday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m. at the Willmar Community Center. The program is part of a series designed to support the educational, social and nutritional needs of older adults. Jerrid Sebesta from Taatjes Financial Group and co-founder of Retired …

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Delaware’s 2,919 COVID victims honored at memorial service

More than two years after the pandemic began, Delaware leaders met with friends and family members of those who have lost their lives to COVID-19. Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long officiated at the ceremony and spoke about the loss felt by so many across the state and country. “We have 2,919 …

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What happened on day 68 of the war in Ukraine

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine — Ukrainian civilians evacuated from the devastated city of Mariupol brought fresh reports of survival and terror on Monday as Western nations worked to implement their increasingly expansive aid promises and billions of dollars in military and oil embargo prepared for economic aid and other once unthinkable moves. …

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The US pediatricians group is moving to abandon race-based guidance

The American Academy of Pediatrics says it is scrutinizing all of its guidelines to eliminate “race-based” medicine and the health disparities it creates Of LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer May 2, 2022 at 4:15 am • 3 minutes read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article For years, pediatricians have …

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Smoke Monday quickly became a favorite of Saints fans via social media

Smoke Monday has one of the best names as a defender – it’s actually Quindarious Demonze Monday – but we like Smoke. Before the Auburn product could let the ink dry, Monday already brought “the smoke” to New Orleans. The Atlanta native drove past Mercedes-Benz Stadium and took to his …

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Pelosi leads delegation to Kyiv and Poland; promises US support

Warsaw, Poland – A US Congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi commended the courage of the Ukrainian people in remarks during a visit to Poland on Sunday, a day after a surprise trip to Kyiv to meet President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. US lawmakers assessed Ukraine’s needs for the next …

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External Working Group on Timely Payment

reference conditions background The UK government committed to setting up an external working group on timely payment in response to the request for evidence of timely payment. The group will collaborate on and co-design aspects of on-time payment policy and proof-of-concept of calculation throughout the year to collectively understand the …

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