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Feb 01, 2017, 11:47 ET AACSB Statement to Higher Education Community: Stand United for More Inclusive, Accepting Global Society

Today we are in the midst of challenging times across the higher education sphere, including the area of business education. While business and...


Feb 01, 2017, 11:10 ET Choice Hotels Statement about the Recent Executive Order Travel Ban

Choice Hotels supports efforts to ensure the safety and security of the United States. At the same time, we urge the administration to...


Feb 01, 2017, 10:00 ET Acclaimed Short Film Shines Spotlight on Canada's Welcome to Refugees (#WelcometoCanada)

Welcome to Canada, the acclaimed new short documentary film by the award-winning documentary film production company Go Project Films, directed by...


Feb 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Global health leaders coming to UW Feb. 8 for symposium on major world challenges

World leaders in global health are featured speakers at the University of Washington's (UW) public symposium, Global Health: Next Decade, Next...


Feb 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Cartica Management, LLC impulsa a Reguladores, a la Bolsa de Valores y Emisoras mexicanas a abolir prácticas poco favorables para los accionistas y disposiciones de sus estatutos

Cartica Management, LLC ("Cartica"), firma global y líder en la administración de activos alternativos centrada en la gestión activa de acciones de...


Feb 01, 2017, 07:52 ET The European Parliament and Council of the European Union must Perform due Diligence on Sri Lanka's Human Rights Abuses Before Reinstating GSP+

The British Tamils Forum (BTF), Swedish Tamils Forum (STF) and United States Tamil Political Action Council (USTPAC) urge the Council of the...


Feb 01, 2017, 07:47 ET AJC Meets with Israeli Prime Minister

A senior delegation of American Jewish Committee officials, led by John Shapiro, President, and David Harris, CEO, met today for an hour with...


Jan 31, 2017, 12:36 ET ACRL To File Federal Lawsuit in Michigan Eastern District Challenging President Trump's Executive Orders on Immigration

Today (Tuesday), January 31, 2017, the Arab-American Civil Rights League (ACRL) will hold a press conference at the Theodore Levin Federal...


Jan 31, 2017, 09:31 ET Freedonia Analyst Weighs in on Trump Admin's Proposed Mexico Import Tax

Last week, President Donald Trump's administration suggested a 20% tax on imports from Mexico, which would fund the construction of a wall...


Jan 31, 2017, 09:00 ET Carmel Offers Free Rides From JFK Airport For Visa And Green Card Holders Released After Being Detained Following President Trump's Executive Order

Carmel Car and Limousine Service announced today they are offering free rides from JFK International Airport for any Visa and Green Card holders...


Jan 31, 2017, 08:00 ET USW Notes New EPI Report: U.S.-China Trade Deficit Resulted in 3.4 Million Lost American Jobs; Every State and Congressional District Impacted

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following prepared statement at a press conference today where...


Jan 30, 2017, 15:47 ET Statement on Child Refugees, Attributable to Caryl M. Stern, President & CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF recognizes that the needs of refugees have never been greater. Worldwide 28 million children have been uprooted by...


Jan 30, 2017, 11:16 ET Latest Executive Order Undermines America's Safety and Values

Late Friday, President Trump signed an executive order banning U.S. entry of thoroughly-vetted refugees and citizens of seven nations in the Middle...


Jan 30, 2017, 09:31 ET Líder budista destaca, em sua proposta de paz anual, o poder dos jovens na construção de uma solidariedade global, incentivando a sociedade civil a desempenhar papel ativo nas discussões sobre o desarmamento nuclear

Daisaku Ikeda, presidente da Soka Gakkai Internacional (SGI), apresenta sua 35a proposta de paz anual, intitulada Solidariedade Global dos Jovens:...


Jan 30, 2017, 09:09 ET Most Americans don't want US embassy moved to Jerusalem - IRmep Poll

Most Americans oppose moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to an IRmep poll fielded through Google Consumer Surveys. IRmep...


Jan 30, 2017, 09:00 ET Cartica Management, LLC Urges Mexican Regulators, Exchange and Issuers to Abolish Shareholder-Unfriendly Practices and Charter Provisions

Cartica Management, LLC ("Cartica"), a leading global alternative asset management firm focused on active ownership in emerging markets equities,...


Jan 29, 2017, 20:25 ET VVA Urges President to Make Exception for Iraqi and Afghan Interpreters

"We're disturbed to hear that Iraqi and Afghan interpreters who worked alongside our troops through our nation's longest wars are being prevented...


Jan 27, 2017, 18:51 ET Temporary Time-Out in Refugee Admissions Will Save American Lives, Says FAIR

The following statement was issued by Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) President Dan Stein in response to President Trump's new...


Jan 27, 2017, 17:51 ET PharmaCielo firma un acuerdo exclusivo con la Cooperativa Caucannabis que establece una asociación para el cultivo de cannabis en una región históricamente productora en Colombia

En una iniciativa importante, y con la intención de apoyar la transición de la economía regional de Colombia después del acuerdo de paz con...


Jan 27, 2017, 04:48 ET Buddhistischer Philosoph unterstreicht in Friedensappell den Einfluss junger Menschen bei weltweiten Solidaritätsbemühungen und fordert die Zivilgesellschaft zu aktiver Beteiligung bei Gesprächen über nukleare Abrüstung auf

Daisaku Ikeda, Präsident der buddhistischen Vereinigung Soka Gakkai International (SGI), hat am 26. Januar 2017 seinen 35. alljährlichen...