Bank robbers

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Philippine Star

Bank robbers have gone high tech. Unfortunately, neither the banks nor the regulators are ready to deal with them. Our laws are also so behind the high tech criminals. In the case last week, the good news is that BDO Unibank has committed to reimburse the losses of close to 700 clients affected by the unauthorized electronic fund transfers that resulted in losses of between P25,000 to P50,000 for each affected depositor. Nevertheless, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) created a task force composed of cyber and anti-money laundering experts to investigate the matter and submit recommendatio… Read More “Bank robbers”

Manchin delivers potential fatal blow to Biden’s $1.75 trillion spending bill

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Reuters

By Jan Wolfe and Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, a moderate Democrat who is key to President Joe Biden’s hopes of passing a $1.75 trillion domestic investment bill, said on Sunday he would not support the package, drawing a sharp rebuke from the White House. Manchin appeared to deal a fatal blow to Biden’s signature domestic policy bill, which is known as Build Back Better and aims to expand the social safety net and tackle climate change. “I cannot vote to continue with this piece of legislation,” Manchin said during an interview with the “Fox News Sunday” pro… Read More “Manchin delivers potential fatal blow to Biden’s $1.75 trillion spending bill”

N.J reports 6,533 COVID cases, 6 deaths as hospitalizations climb to 8-month high

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NJ.com

New Jersey on Sunday reported six confirmed COVID-19 deaths and 6,533 confirmed cases, setting a new record for the number of consecutive days with more than 6,000 new cases just as statewide coronavirus hospitalizations reached their highest number in nearly eight months. The announced 6,271 confirmed positive tests Thursday, 6,260 on Friday, and 6,352 on Saturday, bringing the four-day total to 25,416. The state had just six days total last winter with more than 6,000 cases. The highest recorded number was 6,922 on Jan. 13. Lack of testing, however, in the early months of the pandemic from M… Read More “N.J reports 6,533 COVID cases, 6 deaths as hospitalizations climb to 8-month high”

Germany will not see lockdown over Christmas, health minister says

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DPA

Germany will not go into lockdown ahead of Christmas even though the Omicron variant poses a major challenge for the country, Health Minister Karl Lauterbach said on Sunday. “No, we won’t have a lockdown like in the Netherlands before Christmas,” he told public broadcaster ARD on Sunday. “But in fact it’s like this: We will get a fifth wave,” said Lauterbach. “We have exceeded a critical number of Omicron-infected people. So this wave can no longer be stopped completely, and we have to counter it.” In the Netherlands, a tough lockdown came into force on Sunday in response to the rapidly spread… Read More “Germany will not see lockdown over Christmas, health minister says”

Monday Night Football Betting Preview and Best Bet: Vikings at Bears

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Sports Illustrated

By Frankie Taddeo A MNF betting breakdown of the matchup between the Vikings and Bears. The “Bad News Bears” have lost seven of their last eight games heading into a Monday night matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. Will Monday Night Football bring more bad news for the Bears, or will Chicago put up a fight and threaten to derail the playoff hopes of their NFC North rival? The Vikings sit at 6-7, right in the thick of the NFC playoff race. The Vikings, who are just 2-5 on the road this season, will face off with their division foe twice in the next three weeks. In Week 15, Justin Fields and … Read More “Monday Night Football Betting Preview and Best Bet: Vikings at Bears”

Marijuana legalization: The free market will prevail | Mulshine

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NJ.com

It’s been more than 13 months since New Jersey voters approved by a 2-1 margin a referendum legalizing pot. Yet the state Cannabis Regulatory Commission is only now accepting applications for licenses to sell it. There’s plenty of it being sold, however. I’ve done several stories on pot dealers, some of whom operate more openly than others. There’s a guy, for example, who sells marijuana at a flea market near where I live. When I drove there one day to interview him, he wasn’t around. But I soon ran into a couple of nice ladies in a booth that advertised CBD. That’s a cannabinoid extracted fro… Read More “Marijuana legalization: The free market will prevail | Mulshine”

Global Cadusafos Market Insight 2027: Future Development, Key Player, Strategical Analysis, Latest Technology, Expected to Reach Highest CAGR of 4.7% by 2027

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Newstrail

Global “Cadusafos Market” market size is expected to reach USD 3 million by the end of 2027, with a CAGR of 4.7% between 2021 and 2027. This report offers in-depth industry-oriented drivers, restraints, threats, and opportunities in the market. The prime objective of this report is to provide the insights industry which will help market players in this field evaluate their business approaches. Cadusafos market report highlights investment scenario, market share, size and competition landscape of the companies these details will help buyers, businesses, strategists, and individuals get to bette… Read More “Global Cadusafos Market Insight 2027: Future Development, Key Player, Strategical Analysis, Latest Technology, Expected to Reach Highest CAGR of 4.7% by 2027”

Update on Brian Kelly’s LSU staff: Coordinator positions coming into focus

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Football Scoop

By John Brice Sources tell FootballScoop that Kelly is targeting a pair of playoff coaches — one at the college level and one in the NFL for his top two assistant spots. It’s been nearly three weeks since Brian Kelly stunned college football and bolted from his Notre Dame program – with the Fighting Irish still in outside contention for a College Football Playoff berth or subsequent New Year’s Six bowl bid – to take over at Southeastern Conference power LSU. Kelly has somewhat gradually, slowly, pieced together his initial Tigers’ coaching staff, and he’s likewise made some key off-the-field … Read More “Update on Brian Kelly’s LSU staff: Coordinator positions coming into focus”

Turkey, Iran trade turnover grows in October 2021

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Azer News

By Trend The trade between Turkey and Iran in October 2021 increased by $172 million compared to the same month last year – up to $441 million, the Ministry of Trade of Turkey told Trend on Dec.19. According to the ministry, Turkish exports to Iran in October amounted to $198 million, while imports amounted to $243 million. It is reported that the trade between the two countries as a whole in 10M2021 increased by $1.567 billion compared to the same period in 2020, amounting to $3.8 billion. “During the specified period, Turkish exports to Iran amounted to $1.8 billion, imports – $2 billion,” t… Read More “Turkey, Iran trade turnover grows in October 2021”

EU: Azerbaijan’s return of Armenian servicemen is important gesture in addressing humanitarian issues

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Azer News

By Trend Azerbaijan returning 10 Armenian servicemen is important gesture in the process of addressing humanitarian issues, EU Special Representative for South Caucasus Toivo Klaar tweeted, Trend reports. “Happy to have been able to repatriate 10 Armenian servicemen. Important gesture by Azerbaijan in the process of addressing humanitarian issues. European Union will continue to work with both countries to build on the successful meetings of President of the European Council Charles Michel with the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan,” said EU… Read More “EU: Azerbaijan’s return of Armenian servicemen is important gesture in addressing humanitarian issues”