Monthly Archives: July 2021

Laws of nature: could UK rivers have the same rights as humans? | Rivers

The River Frome murmurs and babbles through the woods and fields of northern Somerset. It is popular with fishermen and wild swimmers but is often polluted with a cocktail of agricultural runoff, resulting in frequent complaints from the public. In 2018, Frome City Council attempted to pass a bylaw giving part of the river and […]

‘Unhappy but familiar’: Indiana DWD warns of increase in unemployment fraud

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment benefit-related identity theft is on the rise. This common scam and fraud has struck near our home. WANE 15 digital executive producer Aaron Organ was the victim of this crime. In the past month, he received nearly 10 letters from the Indiana Department of Manpower […]

Thai BAAC to implement Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for IFRS 9

SINGAPORE–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The Thai Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) selected Wolters Kluwer Finance, Risks & Regulatory Reporting (FRR) provide software to help ensure compliance with International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 9. The bank will use OneSumX IFRS 9, a OneSumX module for FRR, to manage its obligations around the accounting standard. BAAC […]

Pipeline company abandons legal battle against city of Maine

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A pipeline company has dropped a federal lawsuit against a city in Maine, ending a years-long legal battle over a local law that prevented the company from importing crude oil from the Canada. South Portland and Portland Pipe Line Corp. have been in court for over six years because of […]

Council eases sanctions linked to electoral inquiry

The Arkansas Election Oversight Board on Wednesday chose to reduce the penalties imposed on the current and previous Chairs of the Pulaski County Election Commission following complaints filed about the November election. The state’s council of electoral commissioners had previously voted to issue letters of reprimand to the three people who made up the commission […]

Paraguay wants to bring cryptocurrency mining and trading under the law

A disclosed version of ParaguayThe next crypto bill could put an end to speculation about its crypto usability. The bill aims to give crypto mining the same status as other industrial activities. He also wants crypto companies to register with the government in order to track, trace and tax these transactions. The hype around Paraguay […]

Democratic Senators to End Federal Cannabis Ban

Senators hope this will also end the disproportionate damage to communities of color July 14, 2021, 10:06 • 8 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article For the first time in Senate history, Democrats will focus on ending the federal ban on cannabis on Wednesday, removing it from the federal list of […]

Idaho’s affordable housing crisis spreads to seniors in Treasure Valley

Many people find a roommate through a mutual friend or a social media post, but Jan S. and Valerie P. met when their kids got married. After years of battling rising Boise housing costs from separate apartments, they chose to find two-bedroom accommodation together last summer to save on rent and keep each other sane […]

Senate ethics hearing delayed due to open meeting law issues

ALBANY, NY (WSKG) – A New York State Senate hearing scheduled to review the troubled state’s ethics commission was postponed Monday over fears it was in violation of the law on open meetings because too many Senators were attending Zoom instead of showing up in person. The hearing was to feature senators grilling the chairman […]

In long-awaited speech, Biden to denounce voting restrictions

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden will present the ‘moral case’ of voting rights as he faces increasing pressure from civil rights activists and other Democrats to fight efforts by legislatures to State led by Republicans to restrict access to the ballot. Biden has said protecting voting rights is the central cause of his presidency, […]