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HRC Launches Second LGBT Workplace Inclusion Survey in Mexico

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WASHINGTON, D.C. --Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, officially launched its second annual EquidadMX: Programa Global de Equidad Laboral, a survey evaluating LGBT-inclusive policies and practices in major Mexican companies.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Full Support For New Lentol/Kaminsky Legislation To Close New York's Double Jeopardy Loophole

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ALBANY, NY — Today, Attorney General Schneiderman announced his full support for legislation introduced today by Assembly Codes Committee Chairman Joseph Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) and Senator Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) to close New York’s double jeopardy loophole (A.10422).

Alpha Warrior tour returns to Air Force installations

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Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, tackles the newly installed Alpha Warrior Battle Rig at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. The wing was one of the first units to receive Alpha Warrior equipment as part of the 2018 Alpha Warrior Meet and Greet tour.

Ecuador: Political Interference in the Judiciary

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A general view of the main room in Ecuador's National Court, February 15, 2012.

Studying Midwest Soil Erosion from Space

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The agricultural landscape south of Clear Lake, Iowa. The light-colored patches in plowed fields are areas where dark-colored, organic-rich topsoil has been lost to erosion. Image courtesy GoogleEarth.AMHERST, Mass. – Geologist and geochemist Isaac Larsen at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is used to tramping around in the dirt to conduct his soil research, but satellite photos of the Iowa farmhouse where he grew up have added a new dimension to the work, and he now has a grant from NASA to study soils in a whole new way, from space.

Study Recommends Strong Role for National Labs in Second Laser Revolution

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A new study calls for the U.S. to step up its laser R&D efforts to better compete with major overseas efforts to build large, high-power laser systems, and notes progress and milestones at the Department of Energy’s Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA) Center and other sites.

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Gov. Scott: Jacksonville Area Ranks Third in State for Job Creation

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.5 million jobs since

Ohio BWC secures five fraud-related convictions in March

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COLUMBUS - The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation secured five fraud-related convictions in March and restitution orders totaling

Gov. Scott: Miami Businesses Created Nearly 14,000 New Jobs

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MIAMI, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.5 million jobs since December

Help A Hero Recipient Credits the VFW for His Law School Success

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Today, the father of three is preparing to graduate with a law degree from Washington University in St.

Didier Fassin Receives NOMIS Distinguished Scientist Award

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Didier Fassin, James D. Wolfensohn Professor in the School of Social Science, has been recognized with the 2018 NOMIS Distinguished

RIT/NTID develops museum accessibility mobile app

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RIT/NTID has developed a museum accessibility mobile

HRC Launches Second LGBT Workplace Inclusion Survey in Mexico

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WASHINGTON, D.C. --Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, officially launched its second annual EquidadMX: Programa Global de Equidad Laboral, a survey evaluating LGBT-inclusive policies and practices in major Mexican companies.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Full Support For New Lentol/Kaminsky Legislation To Close New York's Double Jeopardy Loophole

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ALBANY, NY — Today, Attorney General Schneiderman announced his full support for legislation introduced today by Assembly Codes Committee Chairman Joseph Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) and Senator Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) to close New York’s double jeopardy loophole (A.10422).

Gov. Scott: Tampa Bay Area Ranks Second in State for Job Creation

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TAMPA, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.5 million jobs since December

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

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Of course, every day is a great day to support invertebrates and their habitat – but Earth Day is a great time to do something extra

Alpha Warrior tour returns to Air Force installations

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Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, tackles the newly installed Alpha Warrior Battle Rig at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. The wing was one of the first units to receive Alpha Warrior equipment as part of the 2018 Alpha Warrior Meet and Greet tour.

PUC Chairman Brown to Lead National Committee on Critical Infrastructure

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HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today congratulated PUC Chairman Gladys M. Brown for her appointment

Alex believes Leonardo Jardim is the man best placed to take Arsenal forward

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Arsenal's search for a new manager has finally begun after Arsene Wenger announced his decision to leave the club at the end of the

Gov. Scott: Florida Businesses Created More Than One and a Half Million Jobs Since December 2010

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.5 million jobs since December

Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for Comey-Mueller Communications

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Fired FBI Director Comey stated that he provided memos of his conversations with President Trump to Special Counsel Mueller and his

Ecuador: Political Interference in the Judiciary

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A general view of the main room in Ecuador's National Court, February 15, 2012.

IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on the Fourth Review of Sri Lankas Extended Fund Facility

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The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive

Berkshire Bank Joins Simsbury With Opening of New Branch

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As part of the celebration, there will be grand opening specials only available at the new Simsbury location. The Bank will also offer

Lion population surveyed in Sudan

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There could be as many as 183 lions and 198 hyenas living in a remote national park on the Sudan-Ethiopia border, a team of wildlife

Red Balloon Security Announces Strategic Partnership with In-Q-Tel

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Red Balloon Security, a world leader in universally compatible embedded security technology, today announced a strategic development

Ohio Continues to Lead the Nation with 241 Tree City USA Communities

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COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio led the nation for the 37th consecutive year as the state with the most Tree City USA communities, according to

Redfin Ranks the Top 10 Neighborhoods for Green Homes in 2018

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SEATTLE, April 20, 2018 / / -- (NASDAQ: RDFN)-- Green homes sold for $46,532 more than homes without green features in 2017,

Studying Midwest Soil Erosion from Space

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The agricultural landscape south of Clear Lake, Iowa. The light-colored patches in plowed fields are areas where dark-colored, organic-rich topsoil has been lost to erosion. Image courtesy GoogleEarth.AMHERST, Mass. – Geologist and geochemist Isaac Larsen at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is used to tramping around in the dirt to conduct his soil research, but satellite photos of the Iowa farmhouse where he grew up have added a new dimension to the work, and he now has a grant from NASA to study soils in a whole new way, from space.

Study Recommends Strong Role for National Labs in Second Laser Revolution

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A new study calls for the U.S. to step up its laser R&D efforts to better compete with major overseas efforts to build large, high-power laser systems, and notes progress and milestones at the Department of Energy’s Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA) Center and other sites.

Ryanair, you must play fair!

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The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) leadership have called for Ryanair to play fair and continue to honour the

UW System Receives $4 Million in Broadband Funding

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The UW System will receive $4 million to support health care education delivery through broadband and telecommunications services on
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