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UN agency launches investigation into hijacked flight carrying Belarusian journalist – National

by on May 28, 2021 0

A United Nations agency is launching an investigation into Belarus’ arrest of a dissident journalist after his flight was hijacked on dubious pretexts last Sunday. The governing body of the Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) said Thursday it would open an investigation into the “apparent forced hijacking” of the airliner, which authorities saw...

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Influencers say Russia-linked PR agency asked them to denigrate Pfizer vaccine | Marketing and public relations

by on May 26, 2021 0

French and German YouTubers, bloggers and influencers have been offered money by a PR agency supposedly based in the UK and with apparent ties to Russia to falsely tell their followers that the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine is responsible for hundreds of deaths. Fazze, who said it was an “influencer marketing platform … connecting...

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New product in preparation at the underwriting agency

by on May 25, 2021 0

“We are looking to combine these binders into more versatile and modular products for the customer. There are many insurances for small businesses that serve a purpose, but every time I talk to small businesses they often complain about their coverage. So, I want to try to identify what the gap is, what frustrates...

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Navy units rescue 31 distressed fishermen in WPS

by on May 25, 2021 0

SAFE. BRP crew members Emilio Jacinto rescue fishermen from FB Pauline 2 off Nares Bank in the western Philippine Sea on Monday, May 24, 2021. The vessel and its crew provided medical assistance, food and housing for fishermen in distress. (Photo courtesy of the Naval Public Affairs Office) MANILA – Units of the Naval...

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The ups and downs of agency profitability in the first quarter and the way forward after the pandemic: Reagan

by on May 25, 2021 0

Insurance agencies reported some ups and downs in first quarter profitability results, according to Reagan Consulting’s latest survey of the growth and profitability of the consulting firm’s client agents and brokers. Three industry metrics were the best first quarter profitability results in a 13-year history: First, the profit before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization...

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U.S. agencies review reports of early COVID-19 infections in Wuhan lab

by on May 25, 2021 0

Members of the World Health Organization (WHO) team responsible for investigating the origins of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) don personal protective suits during a visit to the clinic. prevention and control of Hubei animal epidemics in Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 2, 2021 (Reuters / Thomas Peter) WASHINGTON – U.S. intelligence agencies are examining reports...

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Publication of policies governing agency arbitrators

by on May 25, 2021 0

To improve transparency, agencies should publish information about arbitrators on their websites. Each year, the federal government led a large number of auctions. These arbitrations cover a wide range of topics, including government benefits, employee payment disputes, and taxes. Many federal agencies to employ arbitrators who conduct arbitrations on these agency issues. The public,...

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