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Amnesty International closes its offices in Hong Kong

Amnesty International will close its two offices in Hong Kong by the end of the year, the organization announced today. The local office of the “section” will cease operations on October 31, while the regional office – which is part of Amnesty International’s Global Secretariat – is expected to close …

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Beloved Zoo Group FONZ Becomes a Conservation Nation

The pandemic has contributed to many ruptures, but one of the most shocking splits came when the National Zoo announced in February that it was parting ways with FONZ, the nonprofit that, for 63 years, was almost indistinguishable from the zoo. Anytime you’ve rented a stroller, browsed the gift shop, …

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Taliban agree to new polio vaccination across Afghanistan

ISTANBUL, Turkey – United Nations agencies prepare to immunize all Afghan children under 5 against polio for the first time since 2018, after the Taliban accepted the campaign, according to the World Health Organization . For the past three years, the Taliban have banned UN-organized vaccination teams from carrying out …

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Curbstone Coaches looking for new members

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Curbstone Coaches is an organization founded in 1959 that aims to keep the sport alive in the Mahoning Valley by engaging with and honoring local sports figures. “We have had Heisman Trophy winners who have come into this field in football,” said Frank Nolasco, president of …

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New findings from the Ganey press reveal millennial nurses most likely to quit, nearly 30% of nurses at risk of leaving their organization

BOSTON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – New analysis from Press Ganey, the national leader in healthcare consumer and workforce engagement, reveals key drivers of voluntary nurse turnover thanks to a recently conducted national assessment of the theft risk analysis. Responses from 100,000 healthcare workers across the United States reveal a generational divide, the …

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4 cybersecurity strategies for small and medium businesses

Small and medium-sized businesses are not immune to cyber threats. They need to research and prepare for attacks just like large companies would. Unfortunately, small businesses tend to have fewer resources and less talent available to strengthen themselves against attacks. In March of last year, AI detected a sophisticated and …

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How an 11-foot-tall 3D printer helps build community

Square feet Three-dimensional printing can create almost any object. A partnership in Mexico puts this theory to the test, building a village for residents living in poverty. Pedro García Hernández, 48, is a carpenter in Tabasco state in southeastern Mexico, an area of ​​the country surrounded by tropical forests where …

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Did the Yankee organization ruin Gleyber Torres?

Heading into the 2020 season, the New York Yankees didn’t want to pay Didi Gregorius for his services as a shortstop and let him go to Joe Girardi’s Philadelphia Phillies. Instead, they chose to move second baseman Gleyber Torres to be the team’s new shortstop. Since then, the bright young …

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D-8 meets in New York – Political today

The D-8 foreign ministers held this informal gathering in New York on Tuesday on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. At the meeting, chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh, participants expressed their views on the activities of the organization, which includes …

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Red Rock Center gets new floors | News, Sports, Jobs

Above: Left to right, volunteers Michael Kutch, Jacob Green and Erik Walker tear up the floor at Red Rock Center for the Arts in Fairmont on Saturday afternoon. The 123-year-old parquet will soon be replaced. FAIRMONT – The history of an ancient building must be cherished and its preservation kept …

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BLM headquarters returns to Washington

Home Secretary Haaland said the office will expand its western office to Grand Junction, Colorado. (Rick Bowmer | AP, pool) US Home Secretary Deb Haaland tours old dwellings along the Butler Wash Trail during a visit to the Bears Ears National Monument on Thursday, April 8, 2021, near Blanding. | …

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Alpha Xi Delta suspends its partnership with Autism Speaks

Get the latest Syracuse news delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Alpha Xi Delta has ended its national philanthropy with Autism Speaks. Alpha Xi Delta National Committee announcement on June 14 that they will end their 12-year partnership with Autism Speaks and reorient their philanthropic focus …

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New Deputy City Manager Appointed | News, Sports, Jobs

—Photo submitted Biridiana Bishop, Webster City’s new deputy city manager, stands outside the city building earlier this week. She began her duties with the city on Monday. —Photo submitted Biridiana Bishop, Webster City’s new deputy city manager, stands outside the city building earlier this week. She began her duties with …

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Sunday August 22 – Twin Cities

FINANCIAL SERVICES CPAs and Mahoney Consultants, St. Paul, announced the launch of Mahoney Development Services, at the service of real estate developers; Principal consultant Andrew Hugues will run the business. … Ideal savings fund, Woodbury, announced the hiring of Jake asmussen as associate vice president of consumer loans and Todd …

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Rittschof appointed to the NAS New Voices committee

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Clare Rittschof, assistant professor of entomology at the University of Kentucky, was recently selected as a member of the New Voices in Science, Engineering and Medicine committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Committee members are viewed by national academies as rising stars …

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UF Health Jacksonville appoints new CEO

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Russell Armistead was named general manager of UF Health Jacksonville on Friday, replacing Dr. Leon L. Haley Jr., who died on July 24 in an accident. Armistead, the former CEO of the hospital system from 2013 until his retirement in December 2017, will return to work on …

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NCAA Gender Gap Caused By March Madness

The NCAA’s financial dependence on its Division I men’s basketball tournament has long fueled gender inequalities in college sports, investigators said in a report Tuesday, when they put the association with the challenge of revisiting its approach to two of the most famous events in American athletics. “NCAA broadcast deals, …

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Tokyo Olympics open to sea of ​​empty seats

TOKYO – The athletes entered the arena in masks and exuberantly saluting. The dancers in pastel costumes and hats cheered and waved their arms in the air to stir up excitement. But there were no fans and no enthusiastic audiences – only rows of mostly empty seats stretching to the …

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Creation of a new women’s services organization

The Arkansas Society, Southern Dames of America, was officially established on July 10 in North Little Rock. Founding members committed to building the work of the society reside throughout Arkansas in Arkadelphia, Beebe, Bella Vista, Benton, Harrison, Hot Springs, Hot Springs Village, Huntsville, Jacksonville, Little Rock, North Little Rock, Pine …

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New non-profit organization hopes to strengthen the voice of local doctors in the upstate

A new nonprofit aims to increase healthcare opportunities in the upstate and ultimately improve patient-centered care. Doctors for Law 432 hopes to foster a better doctor-patient relationship through education and engaging local stakeholders. Dr Bruce Snyder, chairman of the organization’s board, said the disconnect between patients, doctors and administrators has …

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New York attacks the Trump organization

Regarding your editorial “Indicting the Trump Organization” (July 3): The targeting in this investigation of an individual, Donald Trump, for political purposes by the Manhattan District Attorney and the New York State Attorney General is appalling. As a former Chief Legal Officer of the Internal Revenue Service appointed by President …

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