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Ford Driving Skills for Life Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary with Expanded Programs for 2018
Ford Driving Skills for Life Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary with Expanded Programs for 2018
2/19/2018 3:41:10 AM
• Ford Driving Skills for Life is unveiling several new virtual reality tools in the United States this year, including distracted driving technology, a new hangover suit, and a program that teaches the ins and outs of maneuvering through roundabouts • 2018 U.S.
NAB Statement on House Energy & Commerce Committee Markup of Repack Funding Legislation
NAB Statement on House Energy & Commerce Committee Markup of Repack Funding Legislation
2/14/2018 5:15:06 AM
In regards to tomorrow’s markup by the House Energy & Commerce Committee of legislation to address the likely shortfall in funding available for the broadcast spectrum auction repack, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith: "NAB strongly backs passage of RAY BAUM’s Act addressing the funding shortfall stemming from the spectrum …
Statement from PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger on Proposal to Eliminate Federal Funding for Public Media
Statement from PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger on Proposal to Eliminate Federal Funding for Public Media
2/13/2018 2:41:07 AM
Responding to the Administration’s proposal to eliminate federal funding for public media, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger issued the following comment: “Public broadcasting has earned bipartisan Congressional support over the years thanks to the value we provide to taxpayers.
Drug testing athletes now easier
Drug testing athletes now easier
2/9/2018 4:42:05 AM
It will now be easier, faster and cheaper to catch athletes who take performance-enhancing drugs. A new way of testing blood and urine developed by University of Waterloo researchers cuts down the time required to analyze samples from 30 minutes to 55 seconds.
Japanese ivory trader arrested on suspicion of smuggling ivory to China
Japanese ivory trader arrested on suspicion of smuggling ivory to China
2/8/2018 2:15:09 PM
Police in Japan last week arrested the director of a government-accredited ivory retail outlet on suspicion of attempting to smuggle ivory to China in contravention of national and international regulations.
Bridge International Academies must respect the right to education and comply with Ugandan Government order to close its schools
Bridge International Academies must respect the right to education and comply with Ugandan Government order to close its schools
2/8/2018 4:52:37 AM
The Government of Uganda reiterated that Bridge schools “will not be permitted to open/operate this school year (2018). Bridge International Academies, a for-profit company which operates 63 schools in Uganda, had reopened, at the beginning of the academic year in the country.
Hong Kong: Court overturns unjust jail terms for young pro-democracy activists
Hong Kong: Court overturns unjust jail terms for young pro-democracy activists
2/6/2018 12:02:00 PM
In response to Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal overturning the jail sentences for three prominent pro-democracy activists, Mabel Au, Director of Amnesty International Hong Kong commented: “The Court of Final Appeal has today corrected an injustice.
A race against trends
A race against trends
2/6/2018 4:40:12 AM
“Female genital mutilation is many things: A violent act that causes infection, disease, childbirth complications, and even death. A cruel practice that inflicts lasting emotional harm and preys on the most vulnerable, least powerful members of society – girls between infancy and age 15.
Request to invite 15 athletes and coaches to PyeongChang 2018 for the
Request to invite 15 athletes and coaches to PyeongChang 2018 for the "Olympic Athlete from Russia" group declined
2/5/2018 12:56:10 PM
The suspended ROC provided a list of 15 people whose suspension had been lifted by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Thirteen are still active athletes and two are retired athletes who competed at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 and are now acting as support personnel.
FIFA Secretary General meets with Spanish authorities
FIFA Secretary General meets with Spanish authorities
2/5/2018 12:46:47 PM
FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura met with Inigo Mendez de Vigo, the Spanish Minister for Education, Culture, and Sport, in Madrid. Also present at the meeting were Jose Ramon Lete, the president of the Spanish Sports Council, and Juan Luis Larrea, the president of the Spanish Football Association (RFEF).
Corporate Legal Departments Seeing Greater Value From Their Outside Counsel, Says 2018 State of Corporate Law Departments Report.
Corporate Legal Departments Seeing Greater Value From Their Outside Counsel, Says 2018 State of Corporate Law Departments Report.
2/5/2018 12:43:08 PM
Corporate legal departments are seeing greater value for the legal services they receive from their outside counsel, according to the 2018 State of Corporate Law Departments Report from Thomson Reuters and Acritas.
Hong Kong Ivory Ban is Now Law: WWF Says it’s Time to Close All Asian Illegal Wildlife Markets
Hong Kong Ivory Ban is Now Law: WWF Says it’s Time to Close All Asian Illegal Wildlife Markets
2/2/2018 11:52:52 AM
A ban on the domestic ivory trade with no compensation by 2021 and an increase in the maximum penalty for wildlife crime offences to 10 years was approved today by the Legislative Council.
Ruth Rymer Depicts Women’s Struggles against Misogyny (the Hatred of or Hostility toward Women) in Her Book “Perfect Clarity”
Ruth Rymer Depicts Women’s Struggles against Misogyny (the Hatred of or Hostility toward Women) in Her Book “Perfect Clarity”
2/2/2018 7:00:00 AM
Ruth Rymer demonstrates prevalent gender discrimination against women through five different generations from the late Nineteenth century to the present time.
Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions Adds Spend Management Capabilities to Passport Office Companion
Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions Adds Spend Management Capabilities to Passport Office Companion
2/1/2018 2:22:19 PM
Wolters Kluwer’s  ELM Solutions  today announced it has added comprehensive spend management capabilities to its award-winning Passport Office Companion  solution.
FOX Sports Reaches Five Year Rights Agreement with National Football League to Broadcast Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light
FOX Sports Reaches Five Year Rights Agreement with National Football League to Broadcast Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light
2/1/2018 6:29:22 AM
The National Football League, America’s most popular sports league and home to the most popular programming on television, reached an agreement with FOX Sports, the leader in live sports events, to broadcast the next five seasons of Thursday Night Football beginning with the 2018 season.
FedEx to Sponsor Truckers Against Trafficking In Industry Effort to Fight Crime
FedEx to Sponsor Truckers Against Trafficking In Industry Effort to Fight Crime
1/31/2018 11:03:33 AM
This month, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is launching an educational training program on Truckers Against Trafficking for team members at FedEx Freight, its less-than-truckload unit.
Partnership applauds Trump Administration for negotiating agreement with Qatar to protect U.S. workers
Partnership applauds Trump Administration for negotiating agreement with Qatar to protect U.S. workers
1/31/2018 6:08:03 AM
The Trump administration announced an important agreement with the State of Qatar that will protect American workers and result in a series of changes in the way Qatar finances and operates its state-owned enterprise, Qatar Airways, including an end to government subsidies.
House Broadband Push Will Deliver Connectivity Americans Need, Says CTA
House Broadband Push Will Deliver Connectivity Americans Need, Says CTA
1/30/2018 10:11:11 AM
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA), regarding the recent introduction of broadband infrastructure bills by members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce: “We’re thrilled to see Republicans and Democrats working together on such a critical issue – our nation’s broadband infrastructure.
Writer Alleges Media Ignoring Evidence of Harassment
Writer Alleges Media Ignoring Evidence of Harassment
1/29/2018 9:00:00 AM
Writer Cole Phoenix claims that the media is ignoring evidence of harassment; in a real life, “truth is stranger than fiction” story. Phoenix recounts how subtle, strange occurrences and coincidences, combined with workplace bullying and exclusion, deteriorated into something much worse.
Thomson Reuters Releases Comprehensive Tax Reform Resources for Tax and Accounting Professionals
Thomson Reuters Releases Comprehensive Tax Reform Resources for Tax and Accounting Professionals
1/25/2018 11:12:43 AM
Responding quickly and comprehensively, Thomson Reuters has released a number of strategic resources to provide tax and accounting professionals with robust coverage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was passed by Congress on December 20, 2017 and signed by the President on December 22, 2017.