Important Press Releases

Reclamation to host public meetings on proposed fee program at Lake Berryessa

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a. Reclamation is seeking input on how to use collected funds.

New kind of aurora is not an aurora at all

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Letters, a journal of the American Geophysical Union.

Massimo Zanetti Beverage to Pay $65,000 To Settle EEOC Sex Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

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Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division (EEOC v.

The Republic of Korea continues to support refugees in Iran with multi-year contribution

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Dara Darbandi, WFP/Tehran, Tel. (+98 21) 22794060, Mob.

China National Drug Administration grants rapid approval of Roches Alecensa (alectinib) as a treatment for ALK-positive lung cancer

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Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the China National Drug Administration (CNDA) has granted marketing authorisation for Alecensa® (alectinib) as a monotherapy treatment for patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive, advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Logitech Goes Vertical With Its Most Advanced Ergonomic Mouse

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NEWARK, Calif. & LAUSANNE, Switzerland--( )--Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) announced the Logitech MX VERTICAL, its most advanced ergonomic mouse that combines science-driven ergonomic design with the performance of Logitech’s high-end/flagship MX series.

Scottish TUC found to have victimised ethnic minority worker

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An Employment Appeal Tribunal in Edinburgh has ruled the Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) victimised an employee when selecting him for redundancy.

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on the passing of former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan

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NEW YORK, 18 August 2018 – “I was saddened and heartbroken to learn of the passing of Kofi Annan.

Lawsuit Forces Trump Administration to Protect Eight California Rivers

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LOS ANGELES― The Trump administration agreed to a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity today that requires two federal agencies to prepare long-overdue management plans to protect eight “wild and scenic” rivers in Southern California.

SEC Adopts Amendments to Simplify and Update Disclosure Requirements

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The amendments are intended to simplify and update the disclosure of information to investors, including long-term Main Street investors, and reduce compliance burdens for companies without significantly altering the total mix of information available to investors.

State aid: Commission approves three support measures for renewable energy in Denmark

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The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules three schemes to support electricity production from wind and solar in Denmark in 2018 and 2019.

Emerging musicians using voices to eliminate disparities in health

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DALLAS, Aug. 17, 2018 — The rising musical duo The War and Treaty is making their voice heard in an important way: Today, Michael and Tanya Trotter announced they’re joining the nationwide EmPOWERED to ServeTM movement to help eliminate disparities in health.

ASPCA Assists Kansas Bureau of Investigation in Seizing Nearly 50 Animals in Suspected Dogfighting Case

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DONIPHAN COUNTY, KAN.—At the request of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is assisting with evidence collection and the removal of 45 dogs from a property believed associated with dogfighting in Bendena, Kan.

National Review: The New York Times Runs a Sloppy, Specious Democratic Hit on Brett Kavanaugh

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Once again, the Left has taken a swing at one of the most qualified SCOTUS nominees in history.

Bangladeshs Prime Minister hits Peace at the Crease for six

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The Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, has pledged “all her support” for the Commonwealth’s “Peace at the Crease” initiative plus more collaboration to encourage Commonwealth trade.

Pendleys Blast Paces Pride in Narrow Game 1 Win

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — Shelby Pendley delivered a two-run home run in to erase a late deficit, and the USSSA Pride took Game 1 of a best-of-five Championship Series against the Chicago Bandits by a score of 3-2 Thursday night at Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont, Illinois.

BPC Welcomes New Fellow Capri S. Cafaro

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The Bipartisan Policy Center today announced that Capri S. Cafaro, former Ohio state senate Democratic leader and an Executive in Residence at American University, has joined the organization as a Fellow. In that role, Cafaro will provide her insights on a range of topics, including health care, infrastructure, and economic issues.

Deputy Secretary Brouillette Hosts U.S.-Republic of Korea High Level Bilateral Commission Meeting

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During their discussions, Deputy Secretary Brouillette and Vice Foreign Minister Cho discussed the management of spent nuclear fuel, reliability in the nuclear fuel market, exports and export control cooperation, and nuclear security and non-proliferation. They also agreed upon future joint technical activities in each of these areas.

The Trump Economy Continues To Heat Up

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The Trump economy has kicked into high gear, driving up business optimism, spurring strong growth and productivity, and creating more and more job opportunities for workers.

USAID Administrator Mark Green to Deliver Remarks at a CSIS World Humanitarian Day Event

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United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will deliver the keynote address at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Celebrating World Humanitarian Day event.

American Physical Society Publishes 60th Anniversary Edition of the Review of Particle Physics

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A view of the first page in the 1,898-page 2018 edition of the Review of Particle Physics.

President Donald J. Trump Approves Disaster Declaration for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

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Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and ordered federal aid to supplement the Tribe’s efforts in the areas affected by flooding from May 5 to May 28, 2018.

Ambassador Mirjana Spoljaric Egger joins UNDP senior leadership team

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August 17, New York – United Nations Development Programme Administrator Achim Steiner welcomed  the appointment to his senior leadership team today of Ambassador Mirjana Spoljaric Egger as the new Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Children at risk in DRC Ebola outbreak UNICEF

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KINSHASA, NEW YORK, DAKAR, GENEVA 17 August 2018 – Children represent an unusually high proportion of people affected by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UNICEF said today.

Lincolnshire man recognised as Alzheimers Research UK Champion

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Dedicated supporter Steve Boryszczuk has been made a Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK in recognition of his continued support as a speaker and fundraiser for dementia research.

As body mass index increases, blood pressure may as well

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Body mass index is positively associated with blood pressure, according to the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women being conducted by researchers at the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) and in China. These findings appear in the Aug. 17 issue of JAMA Network Open.

Islamic Relief USA Partners with United Nations Relief and Works Agency to Distribute Meat to Families in Need in Gaza

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Islamic Relief USA, a non-profit humanitarian and advocacy organization, has partnered with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to help distribute fresh, high-quality meat in the Gaza region, as part of IRUSA’s annual Qurbani program.