BUSINESS: Economic Alliance Snohomish County Launches Informative, Business-Centered Website
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BUSINESS: Economic Alliance Snohomish County Launches Informative, Business-Centered Website

    EVERETT, WA, November 23, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) launches a powerful website, created by EASC Investor, Golden Shovel Agency, to further strengthen its online presence and economic growth for the region. The website is visually pleasing, easy to navigate, and has unique features such as the ability to create custom reports.…

APPLE NEWS: Apple Sues NSO Group To Curb The Abuse Of State-Sponsored Spyware
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APPLE NEWS: Apple Sues NSO Group To Curb The Abuse Of State-Sponsored Spyware

PRESS RELEASE November 23, 2021 Apple also announced a $10 million contribution to support cybersurveillance researchers and advocates CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA Apple today filed a lawsuit against NSO Group and its parent company to hold it accountable for the surveillance and targeting of Apple users. The complaint provides new information on how NSO Group infected victims’ devices with its…

LAW: California’s Corporate Board Requirement Is Challenged
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LAW: California’s Corporate Board Requirement Is Challenged

Sacramento, California; November 22, 2021: A California law requiring shareholders of publicly traded companies to vote for board members based only on race or sexual orientation was challenged today by the National Center for Public Policy Research, a shareholder advocacy organization. AB 979 requires corporate boards to have a minimum number of members from “underrepresented…

AFRICA NEWS: Nigeria: Is Nigeria’s promise to end gas flaring just hot air?
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AFRICA NEWS: Nigeria: Is Nigeria’s promise to end gas flaring just hot air?

The government has done so little for so long that it’s unclear how recent COP26 pledges will be met. At the recently concluded United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigeria would cut its carbonemissions to net zero by 2060. However, Nigeria must end its widespread gas flaring. There…

RELIGION: United Methodist meeting to discuss splitting is still on…
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RELIGION: United Methodist meeting to discuss splitting is still on…

RNS] — The General Conference of the United Methodist Church announced last week that they are continuing with plans for next fall’s meeting. RELATED: United Methodists reschedule meeting — and decision on splitting — again But, the Commission on the General Conference said Friday (Nov. 19), it hasn’t ruled out postponing the usually quadrennial meeting…

BUSINESS: Mindshare And Espolon Tequila Launch A Private Marketplace To Elevate LatinX And Hispanic Voices
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BUSINESS: Mindshare And Espolon Tequila Launch A Private Marketplace To Elevate LatinX And Hispanic Voices

Following Continued Success of Mindshare’s Inclusion PMP series, Espolòn Tequila Is Official Launch Brand for the LatinX Private Marketplace News provided by Mindshare Nov 22, 2021, 16:18 ET NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The LatinX and Hispanic community is one of the fastest growing groups in the U.S. They make up nearly 20%…

CRYPTO CURRENCY NEWS: Should We Let Facebook/Meta Rule The Metaverse Too?
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CRYPTO CURRENCY NEWS: Should We Let Facebook/Meta Rule The Metaverse Too?

CRYPTO CURRENCY NEWS: Marcus Carter, Senior Lecturer in Digital Cultures, SOAR Fellow, University of Sydney, and Ben Egliston, Postdoctoral research fellow, Digital Media Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has announced the company will change its name to Meta, saying the move reflects the fact the company is now much…

HEALTH NEWS: “Drinking through a Lead Straw” –
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HEALTH NEWS: “Drinking through a Lead Straw” –

HEALTH NEWS: HOUSTON — It is not known how many lead pipes are used to supply water to homes, schools, and businesses across America or where they are located. According to the Environmental Protection Agency , there are at least 6,000,000 lead service lines. According to environmental groups, it could be many more. It is…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Biden-Harris Administration Memorializes Transgender Day Of Remembrance
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: Biden-Harris Administration Memorializes Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Today, on Transgender Day of Remembrance, the Biden-Harris Administration mourns those we lost in the deadliest year on record for transgender Americans, as well as the countless other transgender people—disproportionately transgender women and girls of color—who face brutal violence, discrimination, and harassment. At least 46 transgender Americans were killed by acts of fatal violence to…

BUSINESS: Tang Prize Laureates On Seeking Environmental And Judicial Justice Through Public Interest Litigation
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BUSINESS: Tang Prize Laureates On Seeking Environmental And Judicial Justice Through Public Interest Litigation

TAIPEI, Nov. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In conjunction with the 2020 Tang Prize Award Ceremony held virtually on November 20, three lectures by the 2020 winners for Rule of Law were premiered consecutively online in the evening of the same day, where representatives from three NGOs in Bangladesh, Colombia, and Lebanon respectively shared their experiences…

NEV NEWS: Redistricting: Democrats Redraw Key GOP-Held Districts In Reno Area As Debate Continues – Reno Gazette Journal
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NEV NEWS: Redistricting: Democrats Redraw Key GOP-Held Districts In Reno Area As Debate Continues – Reno Gazette Journal

Day two of live coverage as lawmakers redraw Nevada’s political map in Carson CityThis story was updated at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Redistricting plans drawn up by Democrats took a beating at the Nevada Legislature on Saturday, where progressives and Republicans teamed up to slam draft political maps that they said would split up important existing…

FRONT PAGE: Pete Buttigieg And Transportation Department Push Road Safety Overhaul Using Infrastructure Bill – The Washington Post
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FRONT PAGE: Pete Buttigieg And Transportation Department Push Road Safety Overhaul Using Infrastructure Bill – The Washington Post

The Biden administration is launching a multibillion-dollar initiative to reverse a surge in road deaths and overhaul federal safety efforts, tapping new bipartisan infrastructure spending and policy changes to try to address one of the most wrenching and persistent problems in the U.S. transportation system.The goal is to tackle both what Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg…

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: 7 Questions With Olympian Allyson Felix About Entrepreneurship, Pay Equity And The Future – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: 7 Questions With Olympian Allyson Felix About Entrepreneurship, Pay Equity And The Future – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The most decorated U.S. track athlete in Olympic history was in Milwaukee Friday to talk about her journey as an olympian, her advocacy for working mothers and business. Allyson Felix headlined Tempo’s 16th annual Leadership Event Friday at the Wisconsin Center. The event focuses on empowering people in leadership. Tempo is the largest professional organization for women…

DEA NEWS: DEA Boosts Psilocybin, MDMA And DMT Production Levels Again In Final Quotas For 2021 – Marijuana Moment
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DEA NEWS: DEA Boosts Psilocybin, MDMA And DMT Production Levels Again In Final Quotas For 2021 – Marijuana Moment

President Joe Biden announced on Friday that he intends to nominate a new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner who has acknowledged the potential medical benefits of marijuana and says he actually prescribed a cannabinoid drug as a doctor. Robert Califf, who previously served a short stint as the FDA head under the Obama administration,…

GAMING: With Assassin’s Creed Infinity Coming, Narrative Director Darby McDevitt Returns To Ubisoft
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GAMING: With Assassin’s Creed Infinity Coming, Narrative Director Darby McDevitt Returns To Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed narrative director Darby McDevitt is returning to Ubisoft to once again work on the popular series. Following a report from VGC about his return, McDevitt confirmed the news personally on Twitter.”It’s true! As I pondered my career over the past year, I focused on my desire to explore new ideas and unknown frontiers.…

FDA NEWS: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: November 5, 2021
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FDA NEWS: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: November 5, 2021

For Immediate Release: November 05, 2021 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: Today, Friday, November 5, 2021, the FDA authorized another over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 test. The FDA issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the iHealth COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test,…

CHINA NEWS: China Opens Its First Clinic For Transgender Teens – NBC News
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CHINA NEWS: China Opens Its First Clinic For Transgender Teens – NBC News

Breaking with its usual practices on LGBTQ rights and issues, China launched its first medical clinic to treat transgender children and adolescents.The Chinese state-backed media outlet The Global Times recently reported that the clinic opened at the Children’s Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai, saying that it will “serve as a bridge between transgender children,…

UK NEWS: Art Delivered To Your Door To Combat Loneliness In A New Charity Project
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UK NEWS: Art Delivered To Your Door To Combat Loneliness In A New Charity Project

Paintings in Hospitals announces OASIS, a pilot project created to ease social isolation and loneliness at home by connecting participants with art, creative activities, and communities of like-minded people. Launching in November, the OASIS project aims to place meaningful artworks, specially produced for individuals, directly into people’s homes and to enable eligible participants to make…

OPINION: Afghanistan Facing Famine
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OPINION: Afghanistan Facing Famine

(New York) – Donor countries, the United Nations, and international financial institutions should urgently address Afghanistan’s collapsed economy and broken banking system to prevent widespread famine, Human Rights Watch said today. The UN World Food Program has issued multiple warnings of worsening food insecurity and the risk of large-scale deaths from hunger throughout Afghanistan in…

DEA NEWS: U.S. Government Funds First Therapeutic Psilocybin Research In 50 Years – Rolling Stone
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DEA NEWS: U.S. Government Funds First Therapeutic Psilocybin Research In 50 Years – Rolling Stone

This column is a collaboration with DoubleBlind, a print magazine and media company at the forefront of the psychedelic movement. This fall, the federal government granted researchers funding to study the therapeutic potential of a classic psychedelic for the first time in 50 years. The National Institutes of Health granted Johns Hopkins Medicine, in collaboration with…

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