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24 Apr, 2017, 17:50 ET Teamsters: Strike Shuts Down Budweiser Distribution On Long Island Over Wage Cuts

The workers who deliver, sell, and merchandise Budweiser, Heineken, and other beer products to Nassau and Suffolk Counties walked the picket line...


24 Apr, 2017, 17:29 ET Why I volunteer: Brooklyn resident George Valentin gives back to the Alzheimer's Association

The following article was written by George Valentin, a volunteer for the Alzheimer's Association - NYC Chapter, working with care and support...


24 Apr, 2017, 16:52 ET CAIR Says Holocaust Remembrance Day is a Reminder of the Evil of Bigotry and Injustice

The Council on American-Islamic-Relations, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, said today's annual Holocaust...


24 Apr, 2017, 16:23 ET Texas Health Care Association: Bill to avert Texas nursing home crisis gains momentum

Texas nursing facilities moved one step closer to better staffing and improving overall quality Monday as the Nursing Facility Reinvestment...


24 Apr, 2017, 15:05 ET Professional Insurance Agents Oppose Provision in Financial CHOICE Act That Could Lead to a Federal Insurance Czar

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has sent a letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services...


24 Apr, 2017, 14:31 ET Armenian Assembly of America Reacts to President Trump's Statement

Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) Co-Chairs Anthony Barsamian and Van Krikorian issued the following in response to President Trump's...


24 Apr, 2017, 14:11 ET Family Research Council Announces a Score in Favor of Latest GOP Health Care Bill

Family Research Council (FRC) announced today it will score in favor of the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) which may come up for a vote as...


24 Apr, 2017, 13:35 ET PCMA: The Independent Drugstore Lobby Agenda Leads to Higher Drug Prices, Fewer Choices in Medicare

As the independent drugstore lobby descends on Capitol Hill this week to promote costly new government health mandates, the Pharmaceutical Care...


24 Apr, 2017, 13:26 ET IRLI Files Brief in 2nd Federal Appeals Court Defending President Trump's National Security Executive Order

The Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in an appeal of a federal lawsuit challenging President Trump's...


24 Apr, 2017, 13:03 ET Mobile Billboards in Washington, DC, Haunt Peru over Agrarian Land Bond Default

Mobile billboards decrying Peru's agrarian land bond default were spotted across Washington last weekend during the spring meetings of the World...


24 Apr, 2017, 12:36 ET Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland

Nine cheetah cubs and one sub-adult were confiscated from illegal wildlife traders by the Somaliland Ministry of Environment and Rural Development...


24 Apr, 2017, 11:42 ET No Labels Calls On Congress To Heed Call Of Bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus To Keep Government Open With A "Clean" CR

With Congress on the brink of another government shutdown, the co-chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus this morning released a joint...


24 Apr, 2017, 11:17 ET Actuaries on Stabilizing the 2018 Individual Health Insurance Market: The Time for Policymakers to Act Is Now

Serious challenges to the stability and sustainability of the individual health insurance market for 2018 need immediate attention from federal...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:52 ET Celebrate Compassion with American Humane's "Be Kind to Animals Week®" (May 7-13)

For generations of Americans, May has always been associated with kindness. Millions of people around the country young and old have joined...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:03 ET AFPM Requests Federal Court to Uphold EPA's RFS Waiver Authority

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) participated in oral arguments today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit...


24 Apr, 2017, 08:22 ET How to Improve Refugee Vetting Now; a 9/11 Commission Border Counsel Perspective

Janice Kephart, former 9/11 Commission border counsel and partner with Identity Strategy Partners, LLP (IdSP), today issues the following...


24 Apr, 2017, 07:17 ET Four Years Later: Rana Plaza Victims Seek Fair Compensation from Loblaws and Bureau Veritas in a Proposed Class Action in Toronto, Ontario

TORONTO, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Today will mark the fourth anniversary of the horrific collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory building...


24 Apr, 2017, 06:32 ET Le président de la Fédération de l'industrie allemande (BDI) Dieter Kempf se prononce sur le résultat des élections en France

Le bon résultat de Macron est un signe encourageant Sur le résultat du premier tour de l'élection présidentielle en France, le président de la...


23 Apr, 2017, 22:29 ET Pablo Soria de Lachica - Pronostica la caída del peso mexicano a un nivel mínimo histórico desde la elección de Trump

En los meses siguientes a la sorpresa en las elecciones de Estados Unidos en noviembre, los mercados internacionales han estado viviendo una época...


23 Apr, 2017, 10:46 ET Members of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Take a Day to Give Back

On Saturday, April 22, over 2,000 International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) members across the United States and Canada put their...


22 Apr, 2017, 21:40 ET AJC Criticizes Pope Francis Reference to Concentration Camps

AJC criticized Pope Francis for calling places in Europe where migrants and refugees are being held "concentration camps." The Pope made his...


21 Apr, 2017, 16:08 ET Union leader: "In a government shutdown, it's the American people who pay the price."

J. David Cox Sr., national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, the nation's largest federal employee union, today called...


21 Apr, 2017, 15:11 ET Teamsters NetJets Workers Call On Company To Provide Fair Wages, Limit Subcontracting

NetJets aircraft technicians and related employees represented by the Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 are calling on the leaders...


21 Apr, 2017, 14:07 ET Tobacco Companies Gave $1.5 Million to Trump Inaugural and Ramped Up Lobbying - They Want to Roll Back FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: New disclosure documents filed this week show the big...


21 Apr, 2017, 11:56 ET ACRU: Judge in Hawaii Erred in 'Travel Ban' Case

A U.S. District judge in Hawaii misapplied the First Amendment when issuing a temporary injunction against President Trump's temporary ban on...