Shortly after getting onto the highway, the runaway truck had both of its front tires pop for some unknown reason.
Shortly after getting onto the highway, the runaway truck had both of its front tires pop for some unknown reason.
The United States on Thursday imposed a broad array of sanctions on Russia to punish it for election interference, cyber-hacking, bullying Ukraine and other "malign" acts. Among the actions, President Joe Biden issue an executive order authorizing the U.S. government to sanction any sector of the Russian economy and used it to restrict Russia's ability to issue sovereign debt to punish Moscow for interfering in the 2020 U.S. election. Biden barred U.S. financial institutions from taking part in the primary market for rouble-denominated Russian sovereign bonds from June 14.
Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 15, 2021) - Mindset Pharma Inc. (CSE: MSET) (FSE: 9DF) (OTCQB: MSSTF) ("Mindset" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced "bought deal" public offering through the issuance of an aggregate of 10,000,000 units (each, a "Unit") of the Company at a price of $0.75 per Unit (the "Issue Price") for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of $7,500,000 (the "Offering"). The Units ...
Unity Rd., the cannabis dispensary franchise of Item 9 Labs Corp. (OTCQX: INLB), has rolled out its highly anticipated Local Alliance Program. Existing cannabis dispensary owners and dispensary license holders now have the opportunity to partner with Unity Rd. to gain direct access to the tools, expertise and ongoing support necessary to compliantly and successfully operate a dispensary – all while maintaining full ownership of their cannabis business and license.
The letter to Zuckerberg from the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) comes at a time the world's largest social network has been criticized for amplifying misinformation globally across its platforms, while also exposing children to inappropriate material. Facebook did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment. Instagram exploits youngsters' fear of missing out as they constantly check their devices seeking approval and uploading pictures, CCFC said, adding that the platform's continuous focus on appearance and self presentation would be a challenge to adolescents' privacy and wellbeing.
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Wynn Myers; Styling: Meko Davis/Zenobia Maryam wears a silk kalidaar by Pakistani designer Farah Talib Aziz. "I think the best way for us to show our love for people is by cooking up a storm," says Maryam Ishtiaq (@maryamishtiaq). Every year, Maryam, whose family moved to Atlanta from Pakistan when she was 12, observes Eid al-Fitr (an Islamic holiday that marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan).
The new coronavirus is killing one person every four minutes in Iran, state TV reported on Thursday, a death rate authorities said was sure to quicken if Iranians continue to fail to adhere to health protocols. The health ministry in the Middle East's hardest-hit country on Thursday reported 321 new deaths and 25,078 new cases over the past 24 hours. A banner on state TV said that amounted to a death every four minutes.
SRI continues to innovate in speech processing and artificial intelligence, nurturing the next generation of spinoff venturesMENLO PARK, California, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- April 15, 2021 – SRI International congratulates Nuance Communications on their acquisition by Microsoft for $19.7 billion, making it the second-largest Microsoft acquisition after LinkedIn. Nuance is a market leader in speech recognition and transcription for healthcare and other applications worldwide. Nuance was an early spinoff of SRI’s Speech Technology and Research (STAR) Laboratory, a world leader in audio processing, speech and speaker analytics and spoken language research. The technology that served as the foundation of Nuance’s speech recognition solution started at the STAR Lab and helped launch Nuance more than 20 years ago. “SRI is proud to have been a part of Nuance’s history and commends their achievements in the decades since. We want to wish them the best on the next stage of this journey as part of Microsoft,” said Todd Stavish, Vice President and Managing Director of SRI Ventures. “The technology driving more accurate conversational speech understanding continues to evolve as AI and machine learning are being applied in new and innovative ways. Those early lessons we learned working with the Nuance team continue to guide us today as STAR develops new technology that forms the core of new audio-and speech-related spinoffs backed by SRI Ventures.” Building on the success of SRI spinoffs like Nuance and Siri, SRI Ventures continues to create technology startups that pioneer new applications in the space of audio and language understanding. Decoded Health has developed the world’s first Virtual Medical Resident, which uses AI and natural language processing to assist with patient intake, gathering information about symptoms and medical history to save physicians’ time in making a diagnosis. Curie AI uses technology developed by the SRI STAR Lab to recognize and analyze symptoms relating to respiratory disease. OTO Systems, another SRI spinoff, applies AI for spoken language processing to assess customer sentiment to improve customer service and reduce churn. About SRI InternationalSRI International creates world-changing solutions making people safer, healthier and more productive. SRI, a research center headquartered in Menlo Park, California, works primarily in advanced technology and systems, biosciences, computing and education. SRI brings its innovations to the marketplace through technology licensing, spin-off ventures and new product solutions. CONTACT: Kaleigh DeBias SRI International firstname.lastname@example.org
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has thrown the weight of the U.S. government behind a push for a global corporate minimum tax rate, possibly carving a path to a long-sought deal updating international tax rules for the first time in a generation. Daniel Bunn, vice president of global projects at the Washington D.C.-based Tax Foundation, said it was unclear if such a tax would be prescriptive or binding, and there was a possibility that countries could have separate domestic tax rates for purely local businesses that will be lower than the global minimum tax rate. That means "multinational (firms) will, just because they operate across borders, face a larger tax burden," Bunn told the Reuters Global Markets Forum.
The Republic of Chile has successfully issued US$1.5 billion of sustainability bonds. Dual listed on Taipei Exchange and London Stock Exchange, this is Chile’s first sustainability bonds issuance and first Formosa bond, and the Formosa market’s first sustainability bond transaction by a foreign issuer. The active participation of Taiwanese investors in this issuance highlights the success of the issuer’s effort in diversifying its investor base, and reflects the increasing appetites for sustainable finance in Taiwan. Crédit Agricole CIB is a joint bookrunner and the lead manager in this transaction.
The Board of Directors of Kvika banki hf. (“Kvika” or “the Company“) has, since the last meeting of the board, reviewed 10 notifications from holders of subscription rights on shares in the Company, amounting to a total nominal value of ISK 10,066,666, for exercising of the rights. All notifications are from holders of subscription rights issued and sold in the years 2017 and 2019 in accordance with Temporary Provisions II and IV of Kvika‘s Articles of Association. Thereof, 4 notifications, in total of 6,500,000 new shares, are from holders of subscription rights sold in the year 2019 under Temporary Provision II and 6 notifications, in total of 3.566.666 new shares, from holders of subscription rights sold in the year 2017 under Temporary Provision IV. This includes exercising of rights for total 10,066,666 new shares. Total purchase price amounts to ISK 112,881,995 and therefore the calculated average price per share is 11.2134440. Pursuant to contracts regarding the issuance of subscription rights, the Board of Directors is obliged to raise the share capital to fulfil its obligations regarding the rights and issue share capital, register the holders of the rights in the share registry and ensuring their registration as the holders of the rights in the central securities depository, cf. Act no. 7/2020 on central depository system, settlement and the electronic registration of rights of title to financial instruments. The Board of Directors today exercised its authority according to Temporary Provisions II and IV of the Company’s Articles of Association to increase its share capital for the purpose of fulfilling the aforementioned subscription rights. The Company’s share capital will therefore be increased by ISK 10,066,666 and will, after this increase, amount to a nominal value of ISK 4,706,718,237, with the issuance of new shares. As a result of the above, the board‘s authorisation to increase share capital will be for a nominal value of ISK 309,876,713 in accordance with Temporary Provision IV and a nominal value of ISK 84,125,000 according to Temporary Provision II. The share capital increase shall be announced and registered by the register of undertakings of the Directorate of Internal Revenue. The new shares shall be issued by the Nasdaq central securities depository and a request will be made for listing of the shares on the Main Market of Nasdaq Iceland. This announcement is in accordance with the procedure introduced in the Company’s announcement from 19 September 2019.
TEACH.org will launch a campaign encouraging people to consider the rewarding career of teaching. Teachers have been heroic during the pandemic.
Persefoni, an intelligent carbon accounting and management platform for enterprises and investors, today announced it has raised $9.7 million in its Series A financing round. Rice Investment Group led the round, with participation from NGP ETP and Sallyport Investments. Persefoni intends to use the funds for business expansion, product innovation, recruitment, and to scale its business internationally.
Lipper International, a provider of exceptional items for the kitchen, home, and office, has partnered with DSI®, a leader in innovative inventory management solutions, to upgrade to the latest version of DSI Cloud Inventory®, an innovative mobile-first, cloud-based inventory management platform.
Biden's plan would rein in corporate power and profit and launch a new era in which the wealthy finance large-scale investment for the public good.
Legal and hospitality jobs saw some of the biggest increases, ONS data said.
DEKRA announces that registration is now open for the annual Safety in Action® Conference, August 17-19, 2021 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando.
Siemens Digital Industries Software today announced that Royal Dutch Shell has selected Polarion Requirements™ software as the foundation for managing and streamlining the flow of requirements across Shell's global Capital Projects ecosystem. Shell will leverage Siemens' Polarion to accelerate development of its digital enterprise as they further transition from document-centric communications to data-driven execution. This will improve the efficiency and flow of digital project data and integrated requirements throughout the Shell supply chain.
A beloved bar and restaurant chain is warming up for summer with a cocktail menu unlike any you've seen this year. Quaker Steak&Lube has just announced some limited-time offerings that could light a fire under you starting next month. Here's what to know on the nutrition side.On Wednesday, Quaker Steak&Lube announced the May 11 kickoff of their "All-American Summer" campaign, which will run through late July at participating Quaker Steak locations. The Quaker Steak&Lube All-American Summer menu features down-home classics like brisket, baby back ribs glazed in smoked jalapeno honey sauce, and a New York-style red, white, and blue cheesecake with strawberry compote and blueberries.RELATED: 7 New Fast-Food Chicken Sandwiches Everyone Is Talking AboutThe chain is not holding back on flavor (nor on fat, calories, and sodium, it seems). Meanwhile, it's the Quaker Steak&Lube's summer drinks menu that's really turning heads, considering it has ingredients like grilled lemons, smokey simple syrup, and citrus sours, which definitely sound like summer. According to Wednesday's press release, the new drinks menu, was designed "to really bring that back-home, BBQ feel," includes:Tito's Grilled Lemonade – Tito's Handmade Vodka, Smoke Infused Simple Syrup, Finest Call Lemon Sour and garnished with Mint and a grilled LemonRed, White&Blue Sangria – Ketel One Vodka, DeKuyper Triple Sec, Ruffino Lumina Pinot Grigio, Monin White Peach Syrup, Finest Call Citrus Sour, Grapefruit Juice and garnished with Strawberries and BlueberriesBlackberry Bourbon Smash – Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Finest Call Lemon Sour, Monin Blackberry Puree, muddled Mint leaves and garnished with fresh Blackberries and MintUnleaded Grilled Lemonade – Smoked infused Simple Syrup, Finest Call Lemon Sour and garnished with Mint and a grilled LemonAs for where these sips will drop on the nutrition scale, the stats aren't out just yet. In general, whiskey and vodka tend to run low on fat and sugar with around 100 calories per shot. But, if the drinks that appeared on the brand's winter menu are any indication of how to plan your meal, the majority of their New Orleans-inspired cocktails this year landed around 300 calories each.Quaker Steak's nearly 50 locations can be found in 11 U.S. states. If you follow food news on the country's most popular places, check out why America's largest fast-food chain is said to be on a downward spiral. And sign up for our newsletter for the latest restaurant news delivered to you each day.
The measures include for the first time far-reaching financial sanctions, including restrictions on U.S. financial institutions’ ability to trade Russian sovereign debt.