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Low, slow restitution payments in federal cases

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Criminals are often told they must pay back their victims, but it’s not happening fast enough in a high-profile federal case. As Always Investigating has learned, the clawback is also not happening for some other large federal cases, but has improved for many low-cost state judgments. Katherine …

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Will adding a measure of social and economic mobility to Carnegie classifications influence college behavior?

SAN DIEGO — When a college applies for a grant with the U.S. Department of Education, the agency asks for the institution’s designation in the Carnegie Classifications, the premier system that groups and defines similar institutions. The top marker, R1, denotes very high research activity, and the doctoral universities that …

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Supply chain forecast for 2022

After the many supply chain issues of the past two years, companies are hoping for an improved logistics landscape in 2022. logistical problems and government actions continue. Some pressures on the logistics part of the supply chain may ease, but shipping costs will continue to rise. Additionally, new issues are …

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NERC: 8.1 million of Nigeria’s 12.8 million electricity customers are still unmetered

.The figure represents 64% of the total meter deficit.Ibadan, Abuja, Ikeja Discos lead measurement efforts By Emmanuel Addeh After decades of efforts to provide meters to electricity consumers in Nigeria, the device has yet to reach at least 8.1 million of the country’s current 12.8 million customers, according to new …

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US President set to sign Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

The compromise version of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (HR 6256) (“Act”) was recently passed by both houses of Congress, and the legislation is now approved for President Biden’s signature. President Biden is expected to sign the legislation soon. With strong bipartisan support, earlier versions of this legislation had …

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US to Resume Mexico Asylum Seekers Waiting Policy – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

[ad_1] Migrants seeking entry to the United States will again have to stay in Mexico pending immigration hearings, as the Biden administration on Thursday reluctantly announced its intention to revert to Trump-era politics and accepted the conditions of Mexico to resume it. The revival of the “stay in Mexico” policy …

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Editorial: Open Congress Seat Provides Opportunity to Elect an Exciting Progressive

[ad_1] Last week, NC Senator Valerie Foushee announced that she would run for the state’s 6th District – currently 4th District – at US House. She joins a growing group of Democratic hopefuls vying for the seat of retired Representative David Price, including NC Senator Wiley Nickel, Nathan Click, Ashley …

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Massive price increases and overstimulated demand fuel historic increase in retail sales

[ad_1] Silver printing hits the mark. Graphics by retailer category. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET: Total retail sales jumped 1.7% in October from September, 16.3% from October a year ago and 22% from October 2019, to a record $ 638 billion dollars (seasonally adjusted), according to the Census Bureau …

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Florida sports betting deal faces judicial review

[ad_1] A Washington, DC-based judge on Friday severely berated lawyers for the Biden administration for not being prepared to answer questions about whether a deal that gives the Seminole tribe of Florida control of sports betting in the state violates federal law. U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich has given the …

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NRG ENERGY, INC. MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL POSITION AND OPERATING RESULTS (Form 10-Q)

[ad_1] The discussion and analysis below has been organized as follows: •Executive summary, including introduction and overview, business strategy, and changes to the business environment during the period, including environmental and regulatory matters; •Results of operations; •Financial condition, addressing liquidity position, sources and uses of liquidity, capital resources and requirements, …

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Opinion: Why is US customs law helping Amazon and China, not US manufacturers and retailers?

[ad_1] Last year, Amazon AMZN made $ 21 billion. And much of that profit came directly from Amazon’s position as China’s online marketing machine. China now accounts for around 40% of all Amazon sales, and around 75% of all new sellers on Amazon are Chinese companies. Sadly, US manufacturers and …

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NP View: Trudeau should humbly listen to Alberta voters on equalization

[ad_1] Breadcrumb Links NP Comment Inherent injustice is well understood by Canadians, even if not by their leaders Author of the article: View of the national post Release date : 23 October 2021 • 16 hours ago • 4 minutes to read • 609 reviews Edmontonians lined up at an …

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19 months to go, Buhari urges ministers to accelerate achievement of goals

[ad_1] • Asks SGF to convene quarterly meetings to review government priority areas • Okonjo-Iweala: the cost of Nigerian trade is too high to attract investment By Deji Elumoye With just 19 months and two weeks to complete his two eight-year terms, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday called on ministers and …

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30,000 provincial workers in British Columbia to be vaccinated

[ad_1] An offer by CP Rail to obtain a tax holiday due to an 1880 contract was rejected by a federal judge. The Blacklock Reporter said the railroad paid $ 758 million in income taxes last year. “Canadian Pacific has paid,” wrote Justice Alan Diner, noting that the 141-year-old contract …

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Business Events Council of Australia criticizes government plans to shut down payments in COVID disaster

[ad_1] The Business Events Council of Australia is concerned and disappointed by the Australian government’s announcement to withdraw payments in the event of a COVID-19 disaster in line with vaccination targets achieved by states and territories, with no indication of a lifeline targeted replacement. Earlier this week, the federal government …

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House approves funding for Israel’s Iron Dome

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – The House overwhelmingly approved $ 1 billion in new funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system on Thursday, after a debate that revealed bitter divisions among Democrats over U.S. policy toward the one of his closest allies. The vote was 420: 9 to help Israel replace …

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Fraudulent importers distorting the values ​​of import transactions, deplores customs

[ad_1] The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has accused fraudulent importers of attempting to misinterpret and distort the values ​​of import transactions in order to evade or deceive the government when assessing duties on imported cargoes. In a message published Tuesday via social networks, the deputy national public relations manager of …

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Nigeria: Improving macroeconomic fundamentals could boost investor appetite for government $ 6.2 billion Eurobond offering

[ad_1] Abuja – With the oil and gas sectors contributing only 8.34% to real gross domestic product (GDP) in the first half of the year (1H 2021), the country’s macroeconomic resilience achieved through a large and diversified economy could have a positive impact on his fortune access financing on the …

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Nigerian Government Introduces Businesses For Sale, Concession – (FULL LIST)

[ad_1] The Nigerian government hopes to sell or temporarily cede control of dozens of state-owned enterprises with the aim of resuscitating them in 2021 and beyond. An investor’s guide by the Office of Public Enterprises (BPE) invites potential investors to take advantage of the available opportunities and incentives offered by …

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Subsidies and debt servicing could push deficit above 7 billion naira this year – Economic Confidential

[ad_1] Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr. Clem Agba Subsidies and debt servicing could push deficit above 7 billion naira this year The possibility for the federal government to resort to new borrowing or “ways and means” (government facility from the Central Bank of Nigeria) to cushion …

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Will federal coronavirus paycheck loans actually be forgiven?

Will federal coronavirus paycheck loans actually be forgiven?

On April 14, about a month after filing for bankruptcy, Mountain States Rosen was approved for a federal loan for an amount between $2 million and $5 million. COVID-19 IN COLORADO The latest from the coronavirus outbreak in Colorado: LIVE BLOG: The latest on closures, restrictions and other major updates. …

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Charlotte Confirms Transformational Mobility Network High Price, Withholds Other Important Financial Information

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A WBTV survey last Tuesday showed emails from city leaders admitting that the cost of Charlotte’s transformational mobility network was likely $ 8 billion more than what was presented at the origin. At a city council meeting on Monday evening, city leaders presented up-to-date cost …

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World Bank Releases Economic Update Report on Nigeria

[ad_1] Featured Image: Stock The Latest Nigeria Development Update Report, Resilience through reforms, says Nigeria has emerged from its deepest recession in four decades as COVID-19 restrictions were relaxed. With poverty increasing in 2020 due to the combined effects of COVID-19 and rising prices, the report recommends policy options that …

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Where the labor shortage is most acute: manufacturing, retail and transportation

[ad_1] Scott Olson / Getty Images Text size Companies are posting more job vacancies than ever, but hiring is not keeping pace, raising concerns among many employers about their ability to find workers. So far, this has not yet appeared in the wage and price data, but there are some …

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Biden Justice Department seeks to defend Trump in rape denial trial

[ad_1] For several months, the defamation lawsuit took place in a New York state court. But last September, a month after a state judge issued a ruling that potentially opened the door for Mr. Trump sitting for pre-election deposition, Attorney General William P. Barr intervened in the ‘case. In a …

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Biden’s budget includes $ 100 million for Lynnwood Link expansion

[ad_1] WASHINGTON DC, May 29, 2021 – US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced yesterday that President Biden’s FY2022 budget includes $ 330.8 million for two new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects in South King County and Pierce County, Washington, as well as two existing light rail projects currently under construction …

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Biden’s budget includes funds for tram and buses in Kent

[ad_1] Funding for major light rail and bus projects that impact Kent is included in President Joe Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget, which has yet to be approved by Congress. • $ 100 million for the Federal Way Link extension, which is currently under construction and will extend Sound Transit’s …

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Searching for Jobs in States That Choose Not to Receive Joe Biden Unemployment Benefits | Washington Examiner

[ad_1] PEarly research revealed that people began to look for more jobs in states that decided not to receive expanded unemployment benefits from the federal government. Jed Kolko, chief economist of the Jobs Indeed website, found that job search activity had increased, relative to the national trend, in the roughly …

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Former Obama Advisor Warns Inflation and Overheating Economy Now “Main Risk” | Washington Examiner

[ad_1] FUS Treasury Secretary Larry Summers is sounding the alarm bells for inflation and economic overheating amid an explosion in spending by the Biden administration. Summers, a Democrat who served as Secretary of the Treasury under President Bill Clinton and director of the National Economic Council under President Barack Obama, …

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FG Position on Open Pasture Shocking and Misplaced Priority – Ortom – TV Stations

[ad_1] Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Tuesday described the federal government’s stance on open pastures as shocking and “a misplaced priority.” The presidency criticized the recent resolutions of the governors of the South on Monday, including the ban on open grazing throughout the south of the country. A statement …

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Citizens must persevere to meet the challenges of the pandemic

[ad_1] By Lethbridge Herald Opinion of May 21, 2021. I want to start by thanking the nurses, doctors and healthcare staff who continue to work tirelessly during this pandemic. I would also like to express my condolences to the families who have lost a loved one to COVID-19.Mass vaccination efforts …

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Nigeria: northern governors have taken a stand against open grazing since February 2021 – Lalong

[ad_1] Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong is the Chairman of the Northern State Governors Forum. He has been at the forefront of peacebuilding in Nigeria and has done much to restore substantial peace to his state since coming to power. He recently spoke to journalists on some national issues. …

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US questions use of sPS-iC pHL in agricultural imports

[ad_1] WASHINGTON expressed concern over Manila’s use of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Import Clearances (SPS-IC) to limit the importation of sure agricultural merchandise for causes “unrelated to the safety of life or safety. human, animal or plant well being ”. America raised a number of questions concerning the Philippines’ non-issuance of …

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How FG N2tr Debt Paralyzes GenCos Machines and Operations

[ad_1] By John Ofikhenua, Abuja The federal authorities is at the moment indebted to the facility technology corporations (GenCos) to the tune of two trillion naira, The nation has realized. The businesses claimed that the massive debt was largely accountable for their failure to satisfy their obligations to electrical energy …

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Financial group invited to supply clear roadmaps

[ad_1] ISLAMABAD: The Financial Consultative Council (ACE) has been requested to develop quick, medium and long run roadmaps for essential sectors of the economic system with a view to reaching sustainable financial growth, the federal government wishing to incorporate proposed mandates within the subsequent funds for the following fiscal 12 …

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Settlement for Sputnik V to fabricate doses in Cairo

[ad_1] CAIRO – Builders of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine say they’ve signed an settlement with a number one Egyptian pharmaceutical firm to fabricate greater than 40 million doses per 12 months in Cairo. The Russian Direct Funding Fund, together with Egyptian Minapharm and its Berlin-based subsidiary, issued a joint press …

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Report back to Congress on China’s New Semiconductor Insurance policies

[ad_1] The next is the April 20, 2021 report from the Congressional Analysis Service, China’s New Semiconductor Insurance policies: Points for Congress. In keeping with the report Since August 2020, the federal government of the Folks’s Republic of China (PRC or China) has launched a number of new associated coverage …

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Small cities in Indonesia seize the eye of start-up buyers

[ad_1] JAKARTA – Indonesian startups focusing on small cities throughout the nation are slowly however steadily beginning to appeal to investor curiosity – even from a world-famous hip-hop artist. New companies centered on so-called Tier 2 and three cities engaged in industries starting from fintech and social commerce to the …

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PH Vitality dep’t. guarantees to guard oil assets in western Philippine Sea – UNTV Information

[ad_1] Manila, Philippines – Division of Vitality (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi known as on the American enterprise group to think about alternatives within the Philippine vitality sector, particularly in renewable vitality, because the nation continues to hunt the accelerated realization of ‘a safe and sustainable vitality future. Talking on the …

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Pakistan has untapped export potential of $ 66.1 billion

[ad_1] | Shahid Sattar and Eman Ahmed In its latest report, the World Financial institution states that Pakistan’s potential annual exports are $ 88.1 billion, about 4 occasions the present degree. The chance price of those lacking exports is estimated at “893,000 jobs and $ 1.74 billion in misplaced taxes …

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PPP loans in the second draw: how to qualify and what to prove

[ad_1] Even with widespread distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon, the pandemic is still not over, and neither is the financial pressure many businesses are feeling due to sustained lockdown orders. To help these struggling businesses, the federal government has opened requests for a second drawdown of P3 …

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Nonprofits and businesses benefiting from a PPP could face surprise audits

[ad_1] Nonprofit and for-profit organizations that have received loans from the Paycheck Protection Program might unexpectedly find themselves faced with the “one-time audit” requirement for the first time, even though PPP loans are supposed to be exempt. A single audit is an organization-wide audit of the financial statements and federal …

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Ethereum, Fabric, Corda and Multichain. Only one is ready for the government

[ad_1] This article has been updated since publication with more information regarding HHS Accelerate. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has co-published a Evaluation of how four blockchain platforms measure up to the stringent security requirements of the U.S. federal government and according to the report, only one …

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Federal judge orders disclosure of PPP loan information

[ad_1] A federal judge in Washington, DC, ordered the US Small Business Administration to release detailed information on $ 659 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans by November 19. The move followed a lawsuit filed in May by several media outlets under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The lawsuit …

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SBA Reviews Extend Paycheck Protection Program Eligibility and Loan Remission | McCarter & English, LLP

[ad_1] On June 19 and 22, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) released further revisions to its first interim final rule regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”). The Revised provisional final rule and the Revisions to the Interim Final Loan Forgiveness Rule (collectively the “revised rules”) provide guidance to Paycheque …

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Column: Help teachers get into debt | Chroniclers

[ad_1] And that wouldn’t do enough to help teachers. My profession requires additional education beyond a four-year degree – at least, a one-year accreditation program. Since most school districts pay higher salaries to graduate degree holders, just over half of public school teachers also have master’s degrees. However, the stagnant …

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Why PPP Loans May Not Be Enough For These Business Owners

Robert Miller, a restaurateur in the Pittsburgh area, has watched with sadness the permanent closure of some of his favorite local restaurants in recent weeks. Union Standard, Pizza Taglio, Spoon – just a handful of businesses lost in the era of the coronavirus pandemic. “These are all places people know …

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