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Activists expose Amazon timber from illegal loggers headed for the European market
11/7/2014 1:34:05 PM
A cargo ship carrying Amazon timber, purchased from a sawmill known for trading illegal wood, was today confronted by Greenpeace Netherlands activists as it approached Rotterdam. The timber onboard is destined for the Belgian companies Lemahieu and Omniplex and was sourced from the Brazilian sawmill and exporter Rainbow Trading by the Belgian timber company Leary Forest …
UK: Organised gangs drive increase in crash for cash
11/6/2014 3:50:28 PM
Crash for cash – road traffic accidents deliberately caused in order to claim whiplash compensation – is now at the highest level ever detected by Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer. Organised gangs are at the heart of the increase in the number of these induced accidents. So far this year, Aviva has seen a 21% increase in organised fraud over 2013, contributing to the record …
Don’t Be Afraid Of The Big Bad Dentist
11/6/2014 12:31:03 PM
But what happens when you pay for something like dental reconstructive surgery, fillings, root canals or cosmetic dentistry? According to survey results, people are less likely to do something about it. Whether you choose to have cosmetic dentistry or are required to have dental surgery, you expect the procedures to be of high quality. You expect that a certain amount of …
2014 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week Opens in Beijing
11/5/2014 11:38:26 AM
Leaders, Ministers and Senior Officials from the 21 APEC member economies will meet in Beijing over the next week to take forward a series of new measures to reinvigorate trade, productivity and sustainable development, intent on delivering the next generation of Asia-Pacific growth needed to boost prosperity across the region and ensure global economic recovery.  The …
Atlanta Attorney Deborah Gonzalez Talks Online Privacy, Security And Safety
Atlanta Attorney Deborah Gonzalez Talks Online Privacy, Security And Safety
11/4/2014 2:12:38 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen attended a talk by Deborah Gonzalez, Esq. in Athens, Georgia October 28, 2014 on online privacy, security and safety. Gonzalez recently published two books: “Managing Online Risk: Apps, Mobile & Social Media Security” and “Online Security for the Business Traveler.” About the talk: Gonzalez covered …
Dr. Frederick W. Lorey Awarded The Prestigious George Cunningham Visionary Award In Newborn Screening
11/3/2014 10:13:31 PM
At a ceremony held on October 29th, 2014 at the Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium, awards were presented to leaders in the field of Newborn Screening. Among recipients was Dr. Frederick W. Lorey, retired director of the California Department of Public Health’s Genetic Disease Screening Program (GDSP), and medical advisor to the Save Babies Through Screening …
Inclusive Growth, Competitiveness Top Agenda as Leaders Gather for India Economic Summit
11/3/2014 1:18:21 PM
Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will open India Economic Summit The summit is hosted by the World Economic Forum in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry More than 700 participants from 45 countries will take part in the summit from 4 to 6 November Inclusive growth, competitiveness, health and infrastructure are the focus of …
AstraZeneca completes strategic transaction with Almirall in respiratory disease
11/3/2014 11:47:24 AM
AstraZeneca today announced that it has completed the strategic transaction to transfer the rights to Almirall’s respiratory franchise to the company. As previously announced, the business combination gives AstraZeneca ownership of the rights for the development and commercialisation of Almirall’s proprietary respiratory business, including rights to revenues from Almirall’s …
United States Reaches Settlement with Hyundai and Kia in Historic Greenhouse Gas Enforcement Case
11/3/2014 11:29:47 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced an historic settlement with the automakers Hyundai and Kia that will resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations based on their sale of close to 1.2 million vehicles that will emit approximately 4.75 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in excess of what the automakers certified …
Public Storage Lawsuit Filed
Public Storage Lawsuit Filed
10/31/2014 7:11:47 PM
A wrongful self-storage auction lawsuit has been filed against Public Storage in Los Angeles. Case BC562265, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges that a Public Storage customer who rented a storage unit from Public Storage was subjected to a wrongful storage contents auction in which her property was wrongfully auctioned off, in violation of California self-service …
Duke Energy Florida warns Tampa Bay area restaurants and small businesses to beware of utility payment scams
10/30/2014 9:34:05 AM
Duke Energy Florida has seen an increase in utility payment scams in the area. The latest targets appear to be local restaurants and other small businesses. Several business owners have reported receiving unsolicited calls from someone who falsely claims to be a Duke Energy representative. The thief tells the customer his or her last electric payment wasn’t paid in full and …
Janet Napolitano Talk At University Of Georgia School of Law
Janet Napolitano Talk At University Of Georgia School of Law
10/29/2014 3:39:55 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen attended The 112th John A. Sibley Lecture presented by Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California, at The Chapel on the University of Georgia (UGA) campus on October 27, 2014. About the Lecture: Napolitano was introduced by Lonnie T. Brown, Jr., Associate Dean and Cleveland Distinguished …
Superior Notary Services Redesigned Website Now Features SnapDocs
10/27/2014 2:32:50 PM
Superior Notary Services, the Wylie, Texas notary service that introduced “Mobile Notary Services” to the industry back in 2000, announced today that the company has added SnapDocs, to their recently redesigned website.  SnapDocs is a project management platform that simplifies scheduling by speeding up the process while reducing the number of phone calls required for making …