Pomfret officials talk about options for marijuana | News, Sports, Jobs

Pomfret town officials spoke about marijuana at this week’s meeting. With the pot recently legalized in New York State, every municipality in the state must decide whether to “opt out” authorize legally authorized sales of the drug. Pomfret supervisor Dan Pacos noted that there are actually two withdrawal zones. Municipalities …

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ISDA consults on fallback solutions for GBP and USD LIBOR ICE exchange rates

Current alternatives are not expected to work effectively with a permanent cessation of ICE LIBOR GBP and USD swap rates. The ISDA (International Swaps and Derivatives Association) has launched a new consultation on the fallback arrangements for certain swap rates published by the ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA). Following the UK …

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Joe Biden urges West to toughen up on China: CityAM

Joe Biden called on democratic Western nations to collectively harden the leadership of China and other “autocratic governments around the world” in order to win a great battle of ideologies. The US president used much of his G7 summit press conference to denounce China’s increasingly aggressive human rights violations, unfair …

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The oligopolies block the development of the Philippines; more IDE needed – Salceda

Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – June 14, 2021 – 12:00 am MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines continues to lag behind its Asian neighbors, in part due to the influence of oligopolies over virtually every government and, as such, the businesses of local tycoons thrive and deprive the country of …

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Travel to United States: Americans soar in numbers almost before pandemic as Covid-19 restrictions ease

The data confirms the recent upward trend in air travel to levels not seen since before the pandemic: On June 11, 2019, the TSA tested 2.7 million people. “The growing number of travelers demonstrates the resilience of this country and the high level of confidence in Covid-19 countermeasures, including easy …

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Bennett-Lapid must face Biden as China’s tentacles grow in Israel

Remember who won the tender to build the Port of Ashdod in 2014 for a billion dollars? The answer: the China Communications Construction Group. Remember Alon Tavor’s power plant that recently sold for around $ 600 million? It was also sold to a subsidiary of the same Chinese group. And …

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Biden must decentralize our food supply before it’s too late

After a cyberattack recently crippled the world’s largest meat producer, JBS SA meat factories have started to reopen across the world. But the meat industry is not expected to resume operations as usual – and for the safety of our food supply, the Biden administration needs to ensure that is …

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Breaking Chiefs’ options at RG after Kyle Long’s injury

The Kansas City Chiefs received disappointing news Thursday, learning knee injury to right guard Kyle Long. © Provided by Chiefs Wire Long returned from a retirement season to join the Chiefs this offseason. He had been the starter of the right guard since the OTAs started just a few weeks …

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The global food supply has never been so vulnerable

After a cyberattack crippled the world’s largest meat producer last week, JBS SA meat factories began to reopen across the world. But the meat industry is not expected to resume operations as usual – and for the safety of our food supply, the Biden administration needs to ensure that is …

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Karnataka HC rejects Amazon and Flipkart petition against ICC investigation: Details

The Karnataka High Court on Friday dismissed the plea filed by e-commerce companies Amazon and Flipkart, challenging the investigation ordered by the Indian Competition Commission (ICC) against them for competition law violations. In an important judgment delivered on Friday, the High Court of Karnataka canceled lawsuits filed by Amazon.com Inc. …

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