• Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

    Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

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    While we are disappointed in this latest development, we agree with the guiding principles Secretary Acosta outlined: "that Americans should be trusted to make their own decisions about retirement planning advice, products and services they need; that the rule should benefit the investing public, not the plaintiffs' bar; and that the DOL should take full advantage of the SEC's expertise to craft a better rule".
  • Australia and New Zealand largely escape global cyber attack

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    He said few banks in Europe had been affected, having learned through the " painful experience of being the number one target of cyber crime" the value of having the latest cyber security in place. Gas stations: State-run media in China reported that some gas stations saw their digital payment systems shut down, forcing customers to bring cash.
  • Opioid crisis leading to massive spike in hepatitis C cases — CDC

    Opioid crisis leading to massive spike in hepatitis C cases — CDC

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    Symptoms can include fever, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, joint pain and jaundice. Those individuals aged 20 to 29 account for the "highest overall number of new infections" reported in the surveillance data. In particular, the CDC says some of the best ways to combat its spread are ways to boost access to clean needles - such as syringe exchange programs and decriminalization of the possession of paraphernalia.
  • Maryland regulators OK nation's largest offshore wind plan

    Maryland regulators OK nation's largest offshore wind plan

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    The financing package for the project is thought to be the largest for an offshore wind farm, amounting to a total investment of €2.8bn (US$3bn) for the construction alone. Skipjack estimates opening its operation near the end of 2022. The companies will be required to use port facilities in the Baltimore region and Ocean City for construction, operations and maintenance, fund nearly $40 million in upgrades at the Tradepoint Atlantic (formerly Sparrows Point) shipyard in Baltimore County and ...
  • Labor to back retaining budget fix levy

    Labor to back retaining budget fix levy

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    Days after delivering his own budget, Mr Morrison said the Labor leader's response on Thursday night didn't have any solutions for the nation. He is, however, under pressure from the government to say if Labor will support a 0.5 per cent hike in the Medicare levy in two years' time, to help pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
  • University says up to 7000 bodies are buried on campus

    University says up to 7000 bodies are buried on campus

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    According to the report, Dr Ralph Didlake, who oversees UMMC's Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, believes the lab would be the first of its kind in the nation - giving researchers insight into life in the asylum in the 1800s and early 1900s.
  • Nigerian leader meets with 82 freed girls

    Nigerian leader meets with 82 freed girls

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    UNICEF acting representative, Nigeria, Pernille Ironside said it was heartening to know that the girls would be returning to their families, who have been waiting for this day. Cummings was referring to both Saturday's release and a first group of 21 hostages who were set free in October 2016. Now they will be able to verify if they should make the journey.
  • Trump to announce federal court nominees

    Trump to announce federal court nominees

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    Louis. President Trump is announcing his selection Monday of five conservative nominees to federal appeals courts, building on his successful nomination of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Trump will also nominate Amy Coney Barrett, a law professor at Notre Dame, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and John Bush, an attorney in Louisville, Ky., to the U.S.
  • John Horgan takes campaign to Liberal heartland in Okanagan

    John Horgan takes campaign to Liberal heartland in Okanagan

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    With voting day just a few days away, Horgan and Clark are on their final stretch of campaigning, pulling lengthy days to hit some of their final stops before election day. "We can do much better than this", he told a crowd of about 100 at candidate Barry Dorval's campaign office. "If people continue to vote for the lesser of two evils, they'll get the lesser of two evils, but the lesser of two evils, is still not very good".