Amid a Turkish military campaign in 2018, Facebook finally sided with Turkey’s demand to block the page of a predominantly Kurdish militia. “I agree with that,” Sandberg wrote. As Turkey launched a military offensive against Kurdish minorities in neighboring Syria in early 2018, senior Facebook executives faced a political dilemma.Read More →

By Associated press MOSCOW: Valentina Konstantinova remembers Russia’s coronavirus shutdown well a year ago. His 18-room boutique hotel, called Skazka, or “Fairytale,” was full, and within days there was only one guest left. “I still don’t understand how people could disappear in one day, and where,” she recalls. The lockdownRead More →

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Here’s the starter set from the athletes, celebrities and politicians who laughed, danced and played with the ZOOperstars! and BirdZerk! acts over the three decades they traveled with entertainment fans from around the world of baseball, basketball, football, soccer and other sports: Cal Ripken Jr. MagicRead More →

As Republicans, Democrats and the Trump administration haggle over the details of the next COVID-19[feminine] aid package, one sure thing seems to be another round of direct payments to Americans. As millions await final decisions on improved unemployment benefitsloans to small businesses, funds for state and local governments and schoolsRead More →

Discover financial services DFS reported fourth-quarter 2020 adjusted earnings of $2.59 per share, beating Zacks consensus estimate of $2.37 by 9.3%. Additionally, net income improved 15% year-on-year thanks to the strong performance of its Direct Banking business. The company has seen strong growth in its digital banking model. Operational updateRead More →

In September 2020, the City of Columbus enacted its “Wage Theft Prevention and Enforcement Ordinance” (City Code Chapter 377). Effective January 1, 2021, the order places a broad emphasis on investigating and sanctioning “wage theft”, “payroll fraud”, and employee misclassification. The order applies to: (1) everything city ​​contracts for goodsRead More →

The return of Dirt Late Model racing is coming sooner than anyone might have thought. Veteran racer and promoter Ray Cook will bring the competition back this Thursday night, April 30, to his Tri-County race track with the Schaeffer’s Oil Tarheel Invitational race presented by PitStopUSA.com, a 40-lap Super LateRead More →

UPDATE: July 6, 2020: President Donald Trump signed an extension of the application of the Paycheck Protection Program into law on July 4, pushing the deadline to August 8. Diving brief: The American House adopted an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program less than a day after the initial deadlineRead More →

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D.N.Y., and congressional Democrats hope to add ambitious climate and clean energy measures to an eventual infrastructure bill.Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images News via Getty Images North America U.S. energy producers aim to ensure top industry priorities are addressed as President Joe Biden and congressional lawmakersRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury Secretary, arrives before a Senate Small Business Committee hearing on coronavirus relief assistance and ‘Cares Act Title I Implementation’, in Washington, USA United, June 10, 2020. Al Drago/Pool via Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday he backs anotherRead More →

The roughly $1.1 billion COVID-19 spending bill sent to Governor Charlie Baker on Thursday directs money to a wide range of programs and organizations, including the health care system, cancer prevention homelessness, child care providers, elections, food banks, addiction treatment services and more. The bill (H 4808) includes hundreds ofRead More →

Dare County Arts is now accepting applications for North Carolina CARES for Arts Grants through November 9, 2020. The North Carolina General Assembly has appropriated $9.4 million in federal CARES Act funds for arts councils and arts organizations to mitigate business disruptions caused by COVID-19. The North Carolina Arts CouncilRead More →

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden announced changes on Monday to further target federal pandemic assistance to the nation’s smallest businesses and businesses owned by women and people of color. Biden says many of these parent and pop companies “got sidelined” by bigger companies seeking federal funds early in the pandemic.Read More →

File Picture Posted on September 18, 2020 at 5:14 p.m. by Luke Robert The pandemic has rattled global supply chains due to demand shocks caused by the lockdown. Its impact has accelerated the impetus of transforming companies to relocate their manufacturing sites and move from a just-in-time model (lean inventory)Read More →

Image credit: Katanox amsterdam-based Katanox, a startup that allows a direct partnership between hoteliers and travel sellers, received a convertible loan of €300K from the Innovation Fund Noord-Holland. In addition, there is additional co-financing from early-stage investors. What does Katanox do? According to the company, “The travel industry has seenRead More →

Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement. On April 2, 2021, Vital Farms, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries (collectively, the “Company” or the “Borrowers”) have entered into the Ninth Amendment Revolving Credit, Term Loan and Guarantee Agreement (the “Ninth Amendment” and this Agreement, as as amended by the NinthRead More →

Kimball Farm opens in Westford for the sale of ice cream as COVID-19[feminine] The pandemic has disrupted business as usual in Massachusetts, driving restaurants to take-out and delivery operations. In a Facebook post, Kimball Farm wrote that it would open with restrictions imposed by Governor Charlie Baker’s administration, restrict anyRead More →

A fairly famous mime artist has a fantastic performance in which he struggles to move a balloon on stage. The act begins with him carrying the ball behind the curtain, appearing to struggle with its weight. For his audience, the ball is supposed to be light and laughter ensues. AsRead More →

Hello Chicago. Illinois health officials announced Monday 4,729 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the seven-day average of new daily cases to 4,546. It is the first time since the start of the pandemic that the seven-day average exceeded 4,500. Meanwhile, in the latest blow to the city’s faltering hotelRead More →

As the United States was hit by COVID-19, Congress passed the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act in a bid to soften the blow from the lockdowns widespread and business closures that have led to soaring unemployment. The CARES Act, which included one-time cash payments of $1,200Read More →

Redcentric, a Harrogate-based managed IT services company, has entered into an agreement with Thales UK Limited to sell the assets and know-how needed to provide maintenance services to four EDF nuclear power stations. Redcentric previously provided maintenance services directly to EDF under a ten-year contract, which expired on March 31.Read More →

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, RepublicRead More →

Here are highlights of the US bailout, which faces a key committee hearing on Monday, and which would receive direct payments of $1,400. The entire House of Representatives is expected to vote on President Joe Biden’s proposal $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 pandemic stimulus, including $1,400 in direct payments to mostRead More →

BUCHAREST, Romania, Nov. 23 (SeeNews) – Britain’s Vast Resources said on Monday it plans to complete its first commercial sale of copper concentrate from its Baita Plai polymetallic mine in Romania to the energy trading company and of Mercuria raw materials on November 25. The company received confirmation over theRead More →

LINCOLN, Neb., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Nelnet (NYSE: NNI) today announced that the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Assistance (Department) has notified the company that the company’s proposal in response to the component The Department’s Enhanced Processing Solution (EPS) Next Generation Financial Services Environment (NextGen) contractRead More →

Older Australians should consider a little-known pension loan program and their own asset reduction rates to maximize their retirement income, says Andrew Boal, chief executive of Rice Warner. speaking on Market storiesa series of podcasts hosted by Investment magazineAlex Proimos Institutional Content Manager Boal said recent changes to the schemeRead More →

Trevor Noah wasted no time in dumping government trash on Tuesday The Daily Social Distancing Show. Noah used his monologue to ridicule the Federal Paycheck Protection Program. Intended to help small businesses through the pandemic, the program’s $342 billion mysteriously vanished “faster than Rudy Giuliani in direct sunlight,” according toRead More →

These companies are raising industry standards on the quality of their coffee as well as sustainability… [+] supply. 1 credit Amid the third wave where coffee has become a specialty product that reflects a particular place and growing season, coffee roasters are increasingly going beyond sourcing the best possible beansRead More →