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Activists to NFL: ‘Deposit Funds Into Black-Owned Banks’

The Seattle Medium is reporting that activists in Seattle are calling for the NFL and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen, to deposit 10% of all revenue as well as one-third of the funds making up player pensions, into black-owned banks. The demands are reportedly spurred by the recent news that Allen, who also co-founded Microsoft, donated $100,000 to the Republican Party to help it retain control of the House of Representatives in the midterm elections. According to Federal Election Commission findings,…

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Kavanaugh says he will not withdraw despite ‘smears’

Brett Kavanaugh has vowed he will not withdraw his nomination to serve on the US Supreme Court, denouncing allegations against him after a second woman accused the appeals court judge of sexual misconduct in the 1980s. “I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process,” he wrote in a letter to members of the Senate judiciary committee on Monday. “These are smears, pure and simple,” he said in the letter. “The co-ordinated effort to destroy my good name will…

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No-deal Brexit could hit UK-EU flights, says Whitehall | Politics

Flights could cease between the UK and the rest of the EU if Britain crashes out of the bloc without a deal, the government has said. In its latest set of “no deal” notices, the government said flights could be disrupted because the EU-issued aviation licences would not be valid and airlines would have to seek individual permissions to operate with respective states. “If the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place, UK and EU…

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Breakingviews TV: Radio roll-up | Reuters.com

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world’s media organizations, and directly to consumers at Reuters.com and via Reuters TV. Learn more about Thomson Reuters products: Source link

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Labs lose challenge to multi-billion Medicare cut

A group of clinical laboratories on Friday lost their legal challenge to a multi-billion dollar Medicare reimbursement cut. U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson dismissed the complaint Friday, saying the laboratories can’t challenge the lost reimbursement funding in court. “While the court acknowledges that plaintiff’s arguments on the merits raise important questions… congress expressly precluded judicial review of issues such as these, and the court has no jurisdiction to hear the case,” Jackson wrote in her decision. The labs…

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Brexit: Flights ‘at risk’ under no-deal, government warns

Image copyright Reuters A no-deal Brexit could cause disruption to air travel between the UK and European Union countries, the government warned on Monday. This worst-case scenario is set out in the latest batch of documents outlining what what would happen to key industries if no agreement is reached. Bus and coach services to EU countries could also be suspended in the event of no deal. The government wants the EU and UK to accept each other’s aviation standards. However,…

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Michael Kors Is Close to Buying Versace for $2 Billion

Handbag maker Michael Kors Holding Ltd. is nearing an agreement to buy Gianni Versace SpA after the Italian fashion house known for its baroque designs drew interest from several suitors, people familiar with the plans said. Michael Kors may announce a deal as early as this week that values Versace at about $2 billion, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the discussions are private. Donatella Versace, who has helped run the company with her brother Santo…

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France’s renewables spend to barely increase next year

PARIS, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The French government will barely increase spending on renewable energy next year, with a planned rise of 1.3 percent effectively flat after taking inflation into account, France’s ecology ministry draft’s budget showed on Monday. Spending on renewables projects will total 7.3 billion euros ($8.60 billion) next year and will mostly go towards wind and solar projects. France is lagging its European rivals in renewables, and falling behind its long-term target to develop renewables which could…

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FSL Trust’s manager and ex-CEO reach settlement over legal spat, Companies & Markets

Mon, Sep 24, 2018 – 7:30 PM FSL Trust Management – the trustee management of First Ship Lease Trust – on Monday said that it has settled a legal suit that it brought against its former chief executive officer, Alan Hatton.  The legal suit was made public in July 2017, with FSL Trust alleging that Mr Hatton had breached his duties. Mr Hatton had subsequently commenced a counterclaim. On Monday, the parties said that both the claim and the counterclaim have…

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FSL Trust’s manager and ex-CEO reach settlement over legal spat, Companies & Markets

Mon, Sep 24, 2018 – 7:30 PM FSL Trust Management – the trustee management of First Ship Lease Trust – on Monday said that it has settled a legal suit that it brought against its former chief executive officer, Alan Hatton.  The legal suit was made public in July 2017, with FSL Trust alleging that Mr Hatton had breached his duties. Mr Hatton had subsequently commenced a counterclaim. On Monday, the parties said that both the claim and the counterclaim have…

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Oil climbs to 4-year high above $81 a barrel

Oil prices rose above $81 a barrel to fresh four-year highs on Monday after global producers decided against further output increases despite demands from US President Donald Trump for action to cool prices. Saudi Arabia, Russia and their allies inside and outside the Opec cartel declined to announce additional increases to production beyond what had been agreed in June during meetings in Algeria at the weekend. US sanctions on Iran’s energy sector are due to come into effect in November,…

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UK-EU flights could cease in event of no-deal Brexit, says government | Politics

Flights could cease between the UK and the rest of the EU if Britain crashes out of the bloc without a deal, the government has said. In its latest set of “no deal” notices, the government has said flights could suffer disruption because the EU-issued aviation licences would not be valid and airlines would have to seek individual permissions to operate with respective states. “If the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place, UK and…

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Risky Biz Soap Box: Yubico launches Yubikey 5, ushers in passwordless Windows logins

Soap Box is the wholly sponsored podcast series we do where vendors pay to participate. Our guest in this edition is Jerrod Chong, the SVP of product at Yubico, the makers of Yubikeys. We were originally going to publish this Soap Box with Yubico a few weeks ago, but we delayed it for a very good reason. This podcast is going out at the same time as a press release from Yubico – they’re releasing the Yubikey 5, and it’s…

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City accountant names hospice room after smashing £50,000 charity fundraising target

A hospice room has been named in recognition of the Newport accountancy firm which has raised more than £50,000 for St David’s Hospice Care. Phil Bessant Ltd smashed its target of raising £50,000 for the Newport-based charity and now has a room named after it at the 15-bed in-patient unit at Blackett Avenue, Malpas, Newport. The Phil Bessant Accountants room is number 13, Sirhowy. Rooms at the in-patient unit are either named after Welsh rivers or castles. But the Caerau…

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Facebook picks chief of Hotstar streaming service as India head

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Facebook has poached the head of Indian video streaming service Hotstar to take on the newly-created role of managing director of its Indian operations, as the social media giant faces pressure to tackle fake news and store more data locally. FILE PHOTO: A man reads a newspaper at the reception area of Facebook’s new office in Mumbai, India May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/File Photo Ajit Mohan will take up the role of managing director and vice-president of…

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Murdoch: What next for the media mogul after Sky deal?

Image copyright Getty Images Comcast’s victory in the long battle to win control of Sky, the satellite broadcaster founded by Rupert Murdoch in the 1980s, is the latest milestone in the media tycoon’s colourful career that spans six decades. It comes less than a year after the Australian sold the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox, including Fox’s film and television studios, to Walt Disney for $52bn. Yet anyone thinking these deals mark the end of an era – or…

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