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US general in charge of cybersecurity pledges ‘surge’ to address ransomware attacks

US general in charge of cybersecurity pledges ‘surge’ to address ransomware attacks US general in charge of cybersecurity pledges ‘surge’ to address ransomware attacks The general leading the fight against cyberattacks on America has announced a “surge” to defend against a wave of malicious operations. In an interview on Tuesday with the Associated Press, General Paul Nakasone said government specialists …

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Montenegro Pledges to Stamp Out a Deadly Trade: Cigarette Smuggling

Montenegro Pledges to Stamp Out a Deadly Trade: Cigarette Smuggling

Montenegro Pledges to Stamp Out a Deadly Trade: Cigarette Smuggling Montenegro Pledges to Stamp Out a Deadly Trade: Cigarette Smuggling BAR, Montenegro — Smoking kills, but the millions of cigarettes that slipped through the concrete warehouses of Montenegro’s main port on the Adriatic Sea were particularly lethal. A long list of journalists and investigators lost their lives, as did criminals …

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M.L.B. Pledges Millions to Build Black Participation

M.L.B. Pledges Millions to Build Black Participation

M.L.B. Pledges Millions to Build Black Participation M.L.B. Pledges Millions to Build Black Participation Major League Baseball announced on Monday that it would donate up to $150 million to the Players Alliance, a nonprofit formed last summer by more than 100 Black current and former players in the wake of George Floyd’s death. The donation is aimed at helping build …

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1971: U.S. Pledges to Return Okinawa to Japan

1971: U.S. Pledges to Return Okinawa to Japan

1971: U.S. Pledges to Return Okinawa to Japan 1971: U.S. Pledges to Return Okinawa to Japan Credit…International Herald Tribune TOKYO, June 17 (WP).— The United States formally pledged today to return Okinawa to Japan in a controversial agreement reaffirming the continued role of the island as the pivotal American base complex in the western Pacific. Demonstrators protesting the military provisions …

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How funding cuts to reproductive health programmes will undermine UK and G7 pledges on girls’ education

How funding cuts to reproductive health programmes will undermine UK and G7 pledges on girls’ education

How funding cuts to reproductive health programmes will undermine UK and G7 pledges on girls’ education How funding cuts to reproductive health programmes will undermine UK and G7 pledges on girls’ education By slashing its funding to the United Nations Population Fund, the organisation’s reproductive health and rights arm, by 85 per cent, the British government is failing to address …

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Line 3 Protest Tests 2 of Biden’s Campaign Pledges

Line 3 Protest Tests 2 of Biden's Campaign Pledges

Line 3 Protest Tests 2 of Biden’s Campaign Pledges Line 3 Protest Tests 2 of Biden’s Campaign Pledges The project brings into sharp relief a question highlighted in a recent report from the International Energy Agency: At a time the world is trying to stave off the worst effects of climate change, just how much new oil and gas infrastructure …

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Biden’s Fossil Fuel Moves Clash With Pledges on Climate Change

Biden’s Fossil Fuel Moves Clash With Pledges on Climate Change

Biden’s Fossil Fuel Moves Clash With Pledges on Climate Change Biden’s Fossil Fuel Moves Clash With Pledges on Climate Change WASHINGTON — Despite President Biden’s pledge to aggressively cut the pollution from fossil fuels that is driving climate change, his administration has quietly taken actions this month that will guarantee the drilling and burning of oil and gas for decades …

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Golden Globes: HFPA pledges to appoint black judge to voting panel amid diversity controversy

Golden Globes: HFPA pledges to appoint black judge to voting panel amid diversity controversy Golden Globes: HFPA pledges to appoint black judge to voting panel amid diversity controversy The Golden Globes have vowed to appoint a black judge to their voting panel following controversy over the lack of diversity in the award show’s nominees. The annual award ceremony takes place …

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Annie’s Pledges to Purge a Class of Chemicals From Its Mac and Cheese

Annie’s Pledges to Purge a Class of Chemicals From Its Mac and Cheese

Annie’s Pledges to Purge a Class of Chemicals From Its Mac and Cheese Annie’s Pledges to Purge a Class of Chemicals From Its Mac and Cheese Nearly four years after traces of chemicals believed to cause health problems in children and reproductive issues in adults were found in mass-market macaroni and cheese packets, Annie’s Homegrown has begun working with its …

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Minister sidesteps school reopening dates but pledges announcement ‘in next few days’

Minister sidesteps school reopening dates but pledges announcement ‘in next few days’

Minister sidesteps school reopening dates but pledges announcement ‘in next few days’ Minister sidesteps school reopening dates but pledges announcement ‘in next few days’ A minister has avoided giving an indication of when schools will reopen following the latest coronavirus lockdown – but said the government will make “announcements” in the next few days. Nick Gibb sidestepped a question on …

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