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Former CEO of Arthrocare Corporation Convicted for Orchestrating $750 Million Securities Fraud Scheme

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A federal jury today convicted the former chief executive officer of ArthroCare Corporation, a publicly traded medical device company based in Austin, Texas, for his role in orchestrating a fraud scheme that resulted in shareholder losses of over $750 million.

21st Century Britain has seen a 30 per cent increase in second home ownership

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There has been a 30 per cent increase between 2000-02 and 2012-14 in the proportion of adults who own multiple properties, rising 1.6 million to 5.2 million people (one in ten adults) in that period, new analysis published today (Saturday) by the Resolution Foundation has found.

Summer Deer Mortality Attributed to Common Virus

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NASHVILLE --- Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) offices are receiving reports of dead deer in scattered areas of the state. The timing and details of the reports are all indicative of hemorrhagic disease (HD).

TDCI Shares 10 Basic Securities Fraud Prevention Tips

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NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Securities Division wants to promote a healthier and safer investment climate in Tennessee by educating citizens of all ages on how to recognize and avoid tactics aimed at separating you from your savings.

The business of social change

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The Burj el-Barajneh refugee camp sprawls on the southern outskirts of Beirut. Crumbling brick buildings are piled haphazardly upon one another. The narrow alleys between are strewn with trash and strung with water conduits and electricity cables that provide only sporadic running water and power.

Weekend catch-up: Khaled Sharrouf, rugby diplomacy, South China Sea and more

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After a false report in 2015, this week Australian authorities reported once again that Khaled Sharrouf has been killed in Syria.

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Celebrating Kadayawan like never before

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Modern technology boosts traditional culture in this much-anticipated annual Philippine celebration.

Former CEO of Arthrocare Corporation Convicted for Orchestrating $750 Million Securities Fraud Scheme

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A federal jury today convicted the former chief executive officer of ArthroCare Corporation, a publicly traded medical device company based in Austin, Texas, for his role in orchestrating a fraud scheme that resulted in shareholder losses of over $750 million.

21st Century Britain has seen a 30 per cent increase in second home ownership

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There has been a 30 per cent increase between 2000-02 and 2012-14 in the proportion of adults who own multiple properties, rising 1.6 million to 5.2 million people (one in ten adults) in that period, new analysis published today (Saturday) by the Resolution Foundation has found.

Summer Deer Mortality Attributed to Common Virus

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NASHVILLE --- Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) offices are receiving reports of dead deer in scattered areas of the state. The timing and details of the reports are all indicative of hemorrhagic disease (HD).

California Moves to Study, Not Ban, Toxic Chlorpyrifos

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Today, California officials at the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA), Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), and

A Look at the Humanitarian Landscape: How Philanthropy Plays a Role

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The need for humanitarian assistance is severe, global and growing. Today, humanitarian crises affect over 125 million people in every

Flight Attendants at Mesa Airlines Reach Tentative Agreement

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Washington, DC (July 10, 2017) — Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA),

Equality California: California LGBTQ Leaders, Major Organizations Urge Kimberly Ellis to Put Civil Rights Progress Ahead of Personal Agenda

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Los Angeles—California’s leading LGBTQ rights organizations and community leaders sent a unified message to former California

TDCI Shares 10 Basic Securities Fraud Prevention Tips

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NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Securities Division wants to promote a healthier and safer investment climate in Tennessee by educating citizens of all ages on how to recognize and avoid tactics aimed at separating you from your savings.

The business of social change

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The Burj el-Barajneh refugee camp sprawls on the southern outskirts of Beirut. Crumbling brick buildings are piled haphazardly upon one another. The narrow alleys between are strewn with trash and strung with water conduits and electricity cables that provide only sporadic running water and power.

Weekend catch-up: Khaled Sharrouf, rugby diplomacy, South China Sea and more

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After a false report in 2015, this week Australian authorities reported once again that Khaled Sharrouf has been killed in Syria.

Delta, Seattle Seahawks renew 12status fan program

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After providing Seattle Seahawks fans with more than 50 million miles last season, Delta's 12status fan engagement program returns for the Seahawks’ 2017 season with upgraded rewards for fans and an all-star team of ambassadors. This year, Delta will double the opportunities to earn miles by giving 12status members one mile for each passing yard during all home and away games.

UMN Expert: Viewing solar eclipse with naked eye is dangerous

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How dangerous is it to look at a solar eclipse with the naked eye?

Department of Transportation Publishes August 2017 Significant Rulemaking Report

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the return of its monthly public Significant Rulemaking Report.

Central Texas man charged with possessing, distributing and producing child pornography

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SAN ANTONIO – Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested a central Texas man Thursday for allegedly sexually exploiting children.

Horsefly Irrigation District aims to convert open canal with help of WaterSMART grant funds

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Open irrigation canal in Klamath County, OregonKLAMATH FALLS, Ore.

CAIR-OK Responds to Oklahoma Lawmakers Call to Remove American Mosques

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 8/18/2017) – The Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) today issued a statement in response to an Islamophobic social media post by state Rep. John Bennett calling for the removal of American mosques.

Expert: New Engine Puts Thomas and Friends on Track with Autism Community

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Theo makes his debut in a new film titled “Journey Beyond Sodor,” scheduled to be released in the United States

Traffic counts continue to increase in Wyoming before Aug. 21 solar eclipse

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Wyoming traffic counts continued to increase over the past two days as the Aug.

Watch Red Soxs Andrew Benintendi Make Impressive Diving Catch Vs. Yankees

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Andrew Benintendi has been scorching with the bat as of late, but it was the glove that got the Boston Red Sox outfielder onto the

Brian Jones Named Director of NC Private Protective Services

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Department of Public Safety Secretary Erik A. Hooks has named Brian Jones to be the new director of Private Protective Services. He

Statewide Canvasses Launched for SB 562 and Medicare-for-All Beginning

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The California Nurses Association, Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor are launching coordinated canvasses of assembly districts across the state beginning this Saturday, August 19th, to engage community members with the campaign for SB 562, legislation to win guaranteed healthcare for all California residents.

Equality California Calls for Pledge from Fresno School Superintendent Finalist to Protect LGBTQ Students

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Fresno, Calif.—Equality California has sent a letter to members of the Fresno Unified School District Board of Trustees urging

New account activation process to replace signature stations on Sept. 5

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The old method of visiting a Penn State signature station to activate a Penn State Access Account has been updated to a more convenient, online activation process. As a result, a University-wide decommissioning of signature stations will take place on Sept.

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Kansas Horse

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The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health (KDA–DAH) was notified in August by the Kansas State Veterinary

Team to focus on strategies for continuous improvement of LionPATH

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Making LionPATH easier to use and more student-centered, as well as more efficient and responsive for staff and faculty, is the focus of the LionPATH Governance Team being led by David Smith, associate dean for advising and executive director of the Division of Undergraduate Studies.

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