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HRC Statement on Jeff Sessions Credit-Seeking One Week After Launching a License to Discriminate

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Washington, DC -- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, issued a statement in response to reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is taking credit for directing a Department of Justice lawyer to help prosecute a hate crime case in Iowa.

Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA)

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FEMA may provide Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) to applicants who are unable to return to their pre-disaster, primary residence because their home is either uninhabitable or inaccessible due to a Presidentially-declared disaster. TSA is intended to reduce the number of disaster survivors in shelters by transitioning survivors into short-term accommodations. TSA does not count toward an applicant’s maximum amount of assistance available under the Individuals and Households Program (IHP).

Somalia Bombing Takes Ghastly Civilian Toll

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The horrific bombing in a crowded and bustling area in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday is a grim reminder of how deadly the country’s armed conflict remains for ordinary Somalis.

Broadening horizons for policy coherence: SDGs and the role of Commonwealth law ministers

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Law ministers meeting in The Bahamas this week will define outcomes that will feed into the agenda of CHOGM 2018. At national level, law ministers will be expected to rally different sectors, through engagement with their cabinets, to ensure that the rule of law enables access to education, supports innovation, aids efforts to address climate change and facilitates programmes to end poverty.

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Gainesville

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ORLANDO, Fla. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opens Monday Oct.16, in Gainesville to help Florida storm survivors. The DRC will be open Monday through Saturday and closed Sundays until further notice. Please note the hours on Fridays and Saturdays are different.

FAO to G7: agriculture and rural development crucial in responses to conflicts, hunger and migration

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FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva addressing the G7 Agriculture Ministers meeting.

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HRC Statement on Jeff Sessions Credit-Seeking One Week After Launching a License to Discriminate

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Washington, DC -- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, issued a statement in response to reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is taking credit for directing a Department of Justice lawyer to help prosecute a hate crime case in Iowa.

Gabby Giffords Applauds CA Governor For Signing New Bill To Close Hate Crime Gap In State Gun Laws

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October 15, 2017 — Today, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the Co-Founder of the gun violence prevention

J.Y. Ko the latest KLPGA talent to win an LPGA title

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The South Korean pipeline delivering promising young stars to the LPGA continues to flow.

Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA)

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FEMA may provide Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) to applicants who are unable to return to their pre-disaster, primary residence because their home is either uninhabitable or inaccessible due to a Presidentially-declared disaster. TSA is intended to reduce the number of disaster survivors in shelters by transitioning survivors into short-term accommodations. TSA does not count toward an applicant’s maximum amount of assistance available under the Individuals and Households Program (IHP).

Perez continues career resurgence with CIMB win

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Staked to a four-shot lead and still with one round to go at the CIMB Classic, Pat Perez took stock of the confluence of factors that

Somalia Bombing Takes Ghastly Civilian Toll

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The horrific bombing in a crowded and bustling area in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday is a grim reminder of how deadly the country’s armed conflict remains for ordinary Somalis.

Broadening horizons for policy coherence: SDGs and the role of Commonwealth law ministers

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Law ministers meeting in The Bahamas this week will define outcomes that will feed into the agenda of CHOGM 2018. At national level, law ministers will be expected to rally different sectors, through engagement with their cabinets, to ensure that the rule of law enables access to education, supports innovation, aids efforts to address climate change and facilitates programmes to end poverty.

Tom Brady Was NOT Happy About Patriots Rough First Half Vs. Jets

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Tom Brady and the New England Patriots weren’t feeling so great early in Sunday’s game against the New York

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Gainesville

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ORLANDO, Fla. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opens Monday Oct.16, in Gainesville to help Florida storm survivors. The DRC will be open Monday through Saturday and closed Sundays until further notice. Please note the hours on Fridays and Saturdays are different.

FAO to G7: agriculture and rural development crucial in responses to conflicts, hunger and migration

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FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva addressing the G7 Agriculture Ministers meeting.

Media Advisory: PRESS CONFERENCE TO UPDATE RESPONSE EFFORTS IN PUERTO RICO

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WHO:             OFFICE of the GOVERNOR of PUERTO RICO Public Affairs Director                          Ramon Rosario FEMA Senior Governmental Liaison Alejandro De La Campa                         WHEN:           MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2017, 9:00 a.m.

Delta names Charisse Evans, Vice President Customer Experience Integration

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Delta is committed to thinking differently and curating a brand experience that is the result of listening to customers and developing new, innovative ways to personalize, enhance and show respect for their time. That’s why Charisse Evans has been named Vice President – Customer Experience Integration.

Jets Have Touchdown Overturned By Bizarre, Controversial Call Vs. Patriots

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The New York Jets are scratching their heads right

CENIC, Pacific Northwest Gigapop, and Internet2 Extend West Coast Agreement

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Berkeley, CA; Seattle, WA; Washington, DC — Oct 15, 2017 — CENIC, the Pacific Northwest Gigapop (PNWGP), and Internet2 announced

What happened at the 2017 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings?

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The IMF came out and said it: making the rich pay their fair share can reduce inequality without harming growth. This wasn’t buried

Preparations Should be Rushed to Completion: UK and Ireland See Rare Hurricane

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Ireland, long branding itself as a rain-washed green paradise, may now get far more precipitation than usual, as an unlikely

World Bank and the Arab Coordination GroupFostering Partnership for Better Results

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WASHINGTON, October 15, 2017- A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today between the World Bank Group and the Arab

AccuWeather adopts remote village in Puerto Rico, set to deliver life-saving aid to victims hit by hurricanes

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AccuWeather is responding to the extraordinary 2017 hurricane season, with a companywide effort to help victims impacted by Hurricane

Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio elected chair of Transparency International

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Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio was elected chair of Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, at its Annual

Portland State of Mind: Portland Piano International - Yekwon Sunwoo

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When: Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

College Football Week 7: ESPNs Networks Air the Top Four Games Across All Networks, Nine of Top 10 Overall; ESPNs Ratings Grow in All Six Game Windows, Up 57% Year-Over-Year

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ESPN’s networks televised the four highest-rated games of week 7 across all networks and nine of the top 10 overall. On cable, the

Temenos extends its cloud leadership with launch of Microsoft Azure-based Payment Hub

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TORONTO, Canada – October 15, 2017 – Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the software specialist for banking and finance, has extended its

Patriots Versatility In Shorthanded Secondary Will Come In Handy Vs. Jets

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The New England Patriots are lucky they’re playing against one of the worst receiver corps ever constructed (no offense). If the

Strengthening the Eurozone, EU Bank President urges a new push for investment and reform #IMFmeetings

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Today in Washington D.C., at a key debate on how to improve the functioning of the Eurozone and Europe’s economy as a whole, European Investment Bank President Werner Hoyer stressed the importance of investment in infrastructure and for a particular focus on creating the right conditions for young and innovative firms to thrive in Europe. He also said that the possibility of a new future relationship between the European Stability Mechanism and the EIB should be given “serious thought”.

Brightree Appoints Robert Dean to Lead Home Health & Hospice Division

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ATLANTA – October 15, 2017 – Brightree®, a leading provider of cloud-based software that improves clinical and business
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