Philanthropy & Non-profit

Ituran Location and Control Receives Notification Letter from the Nasdaq Stock Market

The Company intends to regain compliance with the Nasdaq’s audit committee requirements as soon as possible, and in any event prior to the lapse of the following cure period, as noted in the above referenced Nasdaq letter: About Ituran Certain statements in this press release are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Securities Act …

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Apples Siri interrupted the UK defense secretary during an important speech: It is very rare that youre heckled by your own mobile phone (AAPL)

As Gavin Williamson MP gave a statement on the situation on Syria, he was interrupted by Siri – the voice-activated AI assistant built into the Apple iPhone. Siri interjected to say: “I found something on the web for ‘Syria Syrian democratic forces supported by premonition’” – prompting chuckles from MPs as the Conservative politician scrambled …

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PURPLE HEART MEDAL RESERVED FOR COMBAT WOUNDED OR SERVICE MEMBERS KILLED IN ACTION

Springfield, VA, July 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Military Order of the Purple Heart of the U.S.A., Inc. (MOPH) issues the following statement: “MOPH takes umbrage to the suggestion by Representative Steve Cohen on July 12, 2018, that the Purple Heart medal, America’s oldest military decoration awarded only to the brave and patriotic men …

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Top U.S. Diverse Business Leaders Urge Arizona Governor to Veto SB 1062

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – February 24, 2014) – Today the leaders of America’s most diverse business groups — and leaders of the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) joined forces to call on Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto Senate Bill 1062 on grounds the bill is blatantly discriminatory and anti-business. The Arizona legislation creates unprecedented protections …

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The Ravens of Carrid Tower – A New Fantasy Series Game of Thrones Fans Will Love

Game of Thrones fans are going to love this new fantasy series. Readers can support the Kickstarter and get access to limited edition signed books. United States (PRUnderground) May 7th, 2018 A brand new fantasy series that Game of Thrones fans will love. The book features epic world, spanning plotlines that combines the depth and …

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INVESTOR DEADLINE TOMORROW: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against BRF S.A. and Encourages Investors to Contact The Firm

Investors who purchased the Company’s shares between April 4, 2013 and March 2, 2018, inclusive (the “Class Period”) are encouraged to contact the firm before May 11, 2018. The class, in this case, has not yet been certified, and until certification occurs, you are not represented by an attorney. If you choose to take no …

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Statement by the Federation for American Immigration Reform: President Obama Orders More Whittling Away of What Little is Left of Immigration Enforcement, Charges FAIR

“President Obama’s order that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) review its deportation practices ‘to see how it can conduct enforcement more humanely within the confines of the law,’ is yet another escalation of his ongoing defiance of U.S. immigration laws and the constitutional limits of his office. “By his own admission, President Obama lacks …

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Fly Leasings Acquisition of Major Aircraft Portfolio Approved by AirAsia Shareholders

This press release contains certain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as “expects,” “intends,” “anticipates,” “plans,” “believes,” “seeks,” “estimates,” “will,” or words of similar meaning and include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the outlook for FLY’s future …

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Sonia Gandhi Appoint (NRI) PPCC Working President: Indian Overseas Congress

In 2009, after Mohinder Singh Kaypee was declared Congress candidate from Jalandhar, the AICC had appointed Lal Singh as working president of the PPCC. Congress has declared sitting MLA’s and MP’s, namely Sunil Jakhar, Vija Inder Singla, Preneet Kaur, Ambika Soni, Panjghrian, Santosh Chaudhry, Capt. Amarinder Singh, to contest in 2014 Lok Sabha seats. Indian …

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National Police Week a Success for American Police Officers Alliance

A survey was conducted by American Police Officers Alliance (APOA) among the crowds who attended Tent City. It consisted of questions regarding whether officers were receiving adequate training and if elected officials are supporting law enforcement. After initial analysis of data, APOA found that 81.9% believed current elected officials are not supporting police officers. The …

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ExciteM to Be a Featured Startup at 2014 NAB Show; Showcase Industry-First Participation TV Technology and Announce New Partnerships

At NAB, ExciteM will demonstrate its innovative participation TV technology, which allows newscasters and audiences to interact in real-time via live-polling, feedback and contests. The system empowers viewers to quickly and easily register opinions on key community issues. ExciteM is designed for local and national television stations and powers social engagement for events ranging from …

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Facebook gave 4 reasons why its ready to lose money and credibility to continue running political adverts (FB)

They listed four reasons why: Facebook insisted the decision has nothing to do with how much money it makes from political ads. The company said it was “not about revenue” because policing adverts is “going to be costly.” Facebook has never revealed how much money it makes from advertising around elections, but Chief Technology Officer …

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Operation Minerva Rolls Out to Combat Deepfakes and Revenge Porn

Operation Minerva, which is named after the Roman goddess of wisdom and strategic warfare, targets the makers of Deepfakes or those who digitally alter images or video of actual people onto copyrighted content (often of pornographic nature) in order to embarrass, extort, defraud or otherwise besmirch someone. It also targets those who traffic revenge porn …

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DOT Announces It Will Not Be Able to File Its 2013 Audited Financial Statements by April 30, 2014

Don McKechnie, DOT’s Chief Financial Officer explained, “As DOT is a junior exploration corporation with no current sources of revenue, it must generate cash flow to meet its obligations through the sale of common shares. To date, DOT has not been successful in raising the funds necessary to remunerate its auditors in time to complete …

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GFI Group Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Certain matters discussed in this press release contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this press release, the words “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “may,” “might,” “intend,” “expect” and similar expressions identify such forward-looking statements. Actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those contemplated, …

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Mainprise, the new blockchain based platform that enables peer-to-peer bail payments.

BAIL tokens are limited to 250,000,000 and no further tokens can be created due to the strict rules of smart contracts. Mainprise will apply to be listed on a number of major exchanges and will be tradable on decentralized exchanges a few days after the token sale ends. BAIL tokens will power the platform and …

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American Financial Benefits Center Asks: Is This the First Attack Launched Solely at a Political Candidates Student Loan Debt?

“Though we diligently watch this and all developments in the student loan repayment industry, our main focus remains our clients,” said Sara Molina, manager at AFBC. “We are attentive to changes in the lives of our clients, keeping up with their paperwork and making sure they maximize their benefits to keep their payments as low …

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California Diversity Council Honors Executives at the 5th Annual Diversity & Leadership Confernce

ORANGE COUNTY, CA – The California Diversity Council (CADC) will host its 5th Annual Diversity and Leadership Conference on June 10 – 11 at the Sheraton Garden Grove Hotel. This grand event will feature special recognitions for Most Powerful & Influential Women, Multicultural Leaders and DiversityFIRST(TM) Leaders, in the California area, as well as keynote …

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The making of an AI rock star: Kai-Fu Lee has much to say about machine learning, Google and whether China will kick our butts in AI (GOOG, GOOGL)

Not only is he a successful investor and technologist, Lee is a powerful speaker and writer. He knows the value of a soundbite, turn of phrase and provocative statement. “This new AI order will be particularly jolting to Americans, who have grown accustomed to a near-total dominance of the technological sphere. For as far back …

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Alteryx Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results

“Alteryx continues to benefit from strong global demand for analytics,” said Dean Stoecker, CEO of Alteryx, Inc.”Our continued focus on our 2018 strategic imperatives resulted in strong third quarter results. We intend to continue to invest in our organization to capitalize on industry tailwinds and build a foundation focused on relentless value for our customers.” …

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A.M. Best Revises Outlook to Positive for African Reinsurance Corporation

The revised outlook reflects Africa Re’s enhanced risk-adjusted capitalisation, along with the improvement in underwriting results that followed the actions taken by management to focus on profitable growth. Additionally, the positive outlook considers Africa Re’s established market position in the increasingly competitive African reinsurance market and measures in place to mitigate exposure to political and …

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The alt-right is calling Taylor Swift a traitor after she broke her political silence to endorse Democrats

But Swift on Sunday said she was spurred to speak out in opposition of Republican congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, who represents Tennessee’s 7th District, saying that Blackburn’s voting record “appalls and terrifies me.” Swift endorsed Tennessee Representative Jim Cooper for the Senate and former Governor Phil Bredesen for the House of Representatives while posting about the …

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Univar and Nexeo Solutions Announce Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period

This communication contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 codified in Section 27A of the Securities Act, and Section 21E of the Exchange Act, as amended. Some forward-looking statements may be identified, without limitation, by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “anticipate,” “assume,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” …

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Join Our Q&A With Hollywood Producer Who Just Got Climate Change Aired On US Prime Time TV

The primetime 9-part documentary series investigates the varying impacts of climate change in all corners of the world, from Syria’s political unrest which was triggered by droughts, to how global warming is affecting the lives of ‘everyday’ Americans. Many are hailing the show as a critical landmark in the US climate debate, because it informs …

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New GLSEN Report Shows Progress for LGBTQ Students has Slowed

Among the many findings within the 2017 National School Climate Survey, are: GLSEN’s 2017 National School Climate Survey provides additional insights on the youth-led safe schools movement growing in the U.S. today, and specifically, the prevalence of social-political activism of LGBTQ youth, including participation in GSAs and GLSEN programs, like the Day of Silence, No …

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EU Parliament Intervention Threatens Right to Fair Trial in Berta Cáceres Case in Honduras, Says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

The case has attracted large international interest, including a letter last Thursday (22 November 2018) from 32 MEPs from the European Union (EU) Parliament, alongside Federica Mogherini the High Representative for the EU, calling upon the Honduran authorities to guarantee a fair trial for Berta Cceres. However, worries are felt in some quarters that two …

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