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Groups Demand Senator Ron Wyden Block Fast Track of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)

The Fukushima Fallout Awareness Network (FFAN) is calling on US Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) to exercise his authority as chair of the Senate Finance Committee to immediately block Fast Track of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Among other concerns, the TPP would allow even more radioactive foods and beverages from Japan to enter the U.S. contaminated by the ongoing Fukushima Daiichi's triple nuclear meltdowns in Japan. Without Wyden's Fast Track authorization, the TPP is unlikely to gain the required two-thirds senate approval for this anti-democratic, pro-corporate treaty.

Lieutenant Governor to Recognize TORONTO 2015 Volunteers

LogoThe Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will host a reception in recognition of TORONTO 2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games volunteers on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 4 p.m.

Bacon Offensive to Muslims – Vermont Restaurant Removes Ad Under Pressure

Every so often someone will make the point that Americans shouldn't really care what the NSA is doing; after all, they give everyone full access to their "private" lives through social media. To the same degree, I wonder sometimes if we would really care if the federal government started cracking down on our 1st amendment rights, removing any speech that could be construed as offensive to any group larger than, say, fifteen people. Would people reserve the right to complain, given how readily they forsake it in the absence of force?

SAARC Academia's Anthropologist Dr. Bareera N.B. Censures Pakistani Government's Counter-Terror Measures in Perspectives of the Recent Lahore Church's Tragedy

The SAARC region's Conjoint Academic Commission has declared the deadliest terror-incident of Lahore Church, an austerely grim "ethno-indigenous tragedy" on the face of Pakistan's perpetuating ethnic, ancestral and autochthonous predicament, that is now progressively transfiguring towards a racial crisis.

KatzAbosch Debuts New Niche Website for Government Contractors

LogoKatzAbosch is excited to announce a new website dedicated solely to our government contracting niche. The need for an additional site arose when the firm hired Linda Lang as Government Contracting Advisor and our capabilities increased. Now, the firm has value-added expertise in holistic government contract consulting in addition to accounting proficiency. KatzAbosch GovCon can now handle all aspects of higher-level support in contracting with the government. The new website showcases our team, comprehensive list of services, timely alerts, current news and events, industry affiliations and client testimonials.

ITC Appoints Emelia Hanson as Chairperson in Ghana

LogoThe International Trade Council announces the appointment of Ms Emelia Hanson as the new Chairperson in Ghana.

Dr. Sandeep Gupta Appointed Chairperson of International Trade Council in India

LogoThe International Trade Council (ITC) announced today the appointment of Dr. Sandeep Gupta as the organisation's Chairperson in India.

'Who Shall I Vote For?' Is Brand New Political Quiz Pointing Voters Towards the Ballots

LogoAs the highly-anticipated General Election draws ever closer, a fascinating quiz has launched which could help those still undecided choose which party they'll give their vote to as well as those who want to reaffirm their affiliation to their favoured party. 'Who Shall I Vote For?' ( ) is a newly-launched website that can help users choose which political party fits their personal beliefs, by gauging their thoughts on matters of welfare, immigration, health, education and the economy.

Longtime Berliner Cohen Partner Roberta Hayashi - Named to Superior Court Bench

LogoBerliner Cohen is pleased to announce the appointment of Roberta S. Hayashi to the Santa Clara County Superior Court bench. Before her appointment to the bench, Hayashi, 56, had been head of the employment law practice and a litigation partner at Berliner Cohen since 2006, and prior to that, from 1990 to 2000, and an associate from 1982 to 1989.