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ExxonMobil, Shell among companies told to attend human rights investigation over climate change
ExxonMobil, Shell among companies told to attend human rights investigation over climate change
10/20/2017 9:30:17 AM
This is the first opportunity for  the Filipino petitioners to  meet representatives of the fossil fuel companies face-to-face. Though carbon producers might choose to ignore the request for their attendance, the preliminary conference is set to take place on 11 December, in which the petitioners and companies need to discuss and agree evidence submission and witness …
CIA Agent Ventures Alone on Figuring Out A Terrorist Attack
CIA Agent Ventures Alone on Figuring Out A Terrorist Attack
10/18/2017 8:00:00 AM
This book, Dangerous Journey, by author, Clark Selby, gives you an adrenaline rush as the characters were innovatively created and the story was well plotted.
IOC Launches a New Approach to the Candidature Process for the Olympic Winter Games 2026
IOC Launches a New Approach to the Candidature Process for the Olympic Winter Games 2026
10/17/2017 11:01:29 AM
In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, the new Candidature Process is based on increased flexibility and an in-depth dialogue with the IOC and the Olympic Movement.
Materia Inc. Takes License from Evonik for Metathesis Catalyst Products to Lift Us Federal District Court’s Permanent Injunction Order
Materia Inc. Takes License from Evonik for Metathesis Catalyst Products to Lift Us Federal District Court’s Permanent Injunction Order
10/16/2017 12:52:07 PM
   Evonik Industries AG, Essen (Germany) with its Business Line Catalysts has won a seven years long patent litigation in a January 2017 jury trial in the Federal District Court in Wilmington DE, USA against Materia Inc., Pasadena CA.
Author Recounts Shocking Story of Harassment
10/13/2017 9:02:16 PM
In his first book, author Cole Phoenix recounts a unique tale of workplace bullying that deteriorates into something much worse. “Wolves for Hire”  begins when a former coworker sends Cole a message, attempting to extort money from him.
Ugandan authorities close down ActionAid’s work
Ugandan authorities close down ActionAid’s work
10/13/2017 5:36:04 AM
The Ugandan authorities closed down the bank accounts of ActionAid Uganda, thus preventing it from doing its vital poverty reduction work. The authorities also sent a letter to 25 non-governmental organisations demanding their bank account details.
Celebrities join call on Turkey to release human rights defenders, still in jail after 100 days
Celebrities join call on Turkey to release human rights defenders, still in jail after 100 days
10/12/2017 10:37:41 AM
Stars of stage and screen have added their voices to the global demand for the immediate and unconditional release of a group of prominent human rights defenders in Turkey, one hundred days after they were detained.
Fukushima survivor submits evidence to UN over Japanese government human rights abuses
Fukushima survivor submits evidence to UN over Japanese government human rights abuses
10/12/2017 10:27:19 AM
Ms. Mitsuko Sonoda was forced her to flee her home in order to protect her then 10-year-old son in the aftermath of the nuclear disaster in Fukushima.
Lufthansa and Vereinigung Cockpit sign long-term collective labor agreements
Lufthansa and Vereinigung Cockpit sign long-term collective labor agreements
10/11/2017 12:59:03 PM
• Comprehensive package includes all open issues as agreed in March 2017 • 15 per cent structural reduction of cockpit staff costs  • Reduction of pension liabilities by a high three-digit million euro amount; positive one-off effect on EBIT 2017 • Hiring and career prospects for junior pilots and pilots of Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cargo and Germanwings • Gradual …
Getting to Know the Enemy to Win the War
Getting to Know the Enemy to Win the War
10/10/2017 5:50:48 PM
There is an imminent war, and in order to survive, it is imperative to know the enemy. Former Soviet defense lawyer Simona Pipko uncovers the disturbing truth that every American should know in her book, Socialist Lies: From Stalin to the Clintons, Obamas, and Sanders.
Australian Law Firms Facing Major Crossroads – “2017 Australia: State of the Legal Market” Report by Thomson Reuters Peer Monitor and Melbourne Law School
Australian Law Firms Facing Major Crossroads – “2017 Australia: State of the Legal Market” Report by Thomson Reuters Peer Monitor and Melbourne Law School
10/10/2017 12:23:45 PM
Australian law firms stand at a critical “fork in the road” where they face key – and risky – decisions that will determine their paths moving forward.  A new report issued by Thomson Reuters Peer Monitor and Melbourne Law School, “2017 Australia: State of the Legal Market,” says that despite improvements in the large law firm market, firms must make “big strategic …
Court Filings Allege Secondhand Asbestos Exposure Caused Son’s Mesothelioma
Court Filings Allege Secondhand Asbestos Exposure Caused Son’s Mesothelioma
10/10/2017 9:59:22 AM
Recently, the  St. Louis Record  published a story about a complaint that has been filed at the St. Louis Circuit Court. The complaint alleges several companies “failed to warn of the dangerous effects of inhaling, ingesting or otherwise absorbing asbestos.” One of the two plaintiffs was recently diagnosed with mesothelioma.
Writer Tells Bizarre Tale of Psychological Harassment
Writer Tells Bizarre Tale of Psychological Harassment
10/6/2017 11:37:25 PM
In his first published work, writer Cole Phoenix recounts an unprecedented tale of workplace bullying that deteriorates into something much worse. “Wolves for Hire” begins when a former coworker sends Cole a cryptic message, attempting to extort money from him.
EDF to partner with Philippine bureau of fisheries to implement fishing reforms
EDF to partner with Philippine bureau of fisheries to implement fishing reforms
10/6/2017 11:05:37 AM
In a dramatic step forward for Asia-Pacific and global ocean conservation, the Philippines has begun implementing sustainable fishing reforms with Environmental Defense Fund serving as a partner to provide critical support on science and policy.
Amazon’s prime tax deal: Luxembourg offered online retailer massive unfair discount
Amazon’s prime tax deal: Luxembourg offered online retailer massive unfair discount
10/5/2017 5:29:26 AM
Online retailer Amazon has received EUR 250 millions in illegal state aid from Luxembourg, the European Commission said. This is the fifth high-profile decision on tax deals, like the one between the Irish government and Apple.
Thought-provoking Book touches on the Topics of Insanity and Crime
Thought-provoking Book touches on the Topics of Insanity and Crime
10/4/2017 8:00:00 AM
Fritz Thenor’s book “I Am Guilty” touches upon one of the controversial topics in most of our modern judiciary systems: criminal liability of insane suspects/defendants.
Author Tells of a Unique and Illegal Adventure of Friends
Author Tells of a Unique and Illegal Adventure of Friends
10/4/2017 8:00:00 AM
“Dangerous Journey” is a narrative of a pair of friends going out on an adventure, racing their vintage Chevrolet Corvette along the Moscow to Beijing Road Race ending up as a way for al-Qaeda to create nuclear bombs to destroy about ten prominent American landmarks.
Japan nuclear regulator approves first TEPCO reactors since Fukushima disaster
Japan nuclear regulator approves first TEPCO reactors since Fukushima disaster
10/4/2017 3:02:12 AM
Japan’s nuclear regulator granted preliminary safety approval for two Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) reactors at the Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear plant despite widespread public opposition.
Saudi Arabia Death toll reaches 100 as authorities carry out execution spree
Saudi Arabia Death toll reaches 100 as authorities carry out execution spree
10/3/2017 3:44:31 AM
The Saudi Arabian authorities executed a man, bringing the total number of people put to death so far in 2017 to 100, with 60 people executed in the past three months alone, said Amnesty International.  “Since July 2017, the Saudi Arabian government has been on an execution spree with an average of five people put to death per week.
Catalan referendum: Police must not use excessive or disproportionate force
Catalan referendum: Police must not use excessive or disproportionate force
10/2/2017 1:26:59 PM
Responding to clashes between police and protesters around yesterday’s Catalan referendum, John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International Europe and Central Asia Director said: "Spanish police have clearly been obstructed in the exercise of their duties at numerous polling stations today, but there is plenty of footage to suggest that police officers have used excessive and …