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WPP fined $19 million by SEC over accounting and bribery claims

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WPP was fined $19 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for violating the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the government body said on Friday.According to a press release, the SEC found that as the holding company “implemented an aggressive business growth strategy”…

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Afghan Taliban defence minister orders crackdown on abuses

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PESHAWAR: The Taliban's new defence minister has issued a rebuke over misconduct by some commanders and fighters following the movement's victory over the Western-backed government in Afghanistan last month, saying abuses would not be tolerated. Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob said in an audio message that some "miscreants and notorious former soldiers" had been allowed to join…

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Scientists Identify Oldest Human Footprints in North America In Major Find

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Footprints at the excavation site. Image: National Park Service, USGS and Bournemouth UniversityABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, future tech, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs.Scientists have identified the earliest known human footprints in North America, left by people who lived in New Mexico some 23,000 years ago over a period of at least two millennia.…

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From Lattes to Lamps, America’s Coming Up Mushrooms

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All products featured on Bon Appétit are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission.When I was growing up in the ’90s, the only mushroom I had time for was Toad—Princess Peach’s loyal attendant and by far the best Mario Kart character. I…

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Which Democratic Priorities Will Make It Through Congress This Fall?

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Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarah (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): With Congress fully back in session, Democrats are once again in the business of legislating. This fall, they’re trying to push through a number of ambitious policies, including both the bipartisan Senate infrastructure bill and their ambitious $3.5…

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Using Storm Drain To Enter Illegally…

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EDINBURG, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents responding to a hotel used for human smuggling discovered migrants using a storm drain to illegally enter the United States. Sept. 20, 2021 – Migrants in crowded hotel room. (credit: U.S. Customs & Border Control) On Sept. 17, RGV agents received information regarding a…

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Police: 2 shot at Virginia high school, suspect in custody

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National "No one would want to go through these circumstances." Newport News Public Schools Superintendent George Parker, left, and Newport News Police Chief Steve Drew stand outside of Heritage High School after a shooting at the school, in Newport News, Va., Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. Jonathon Gruenke/The Virginian-Pilot via AP By Associated Press September 20,…

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Rivers of lava: Canary Island volcano erupts

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Hong Kong elite selects powerful committee

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‘PATRIOTS ONLY’ An election official takes a photo inside the convention and exhibition center in Hong Kong on Sept. 19, 2021 where the political elite began selecting a powerful committee, which will choose the city’s next leader and nearly half the city’s legislature under a new ‘patriots only’ system imposed by Beijing. AFP PHOTO Read…

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Beto O’Rourke plans Texas comeback in governor’s race

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Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke is preparing to run for governor of Texas in 2022, with an announcement expected later this year, Texas political operatives tell Axios.Why it matters: O'Rourke's entry would give Democrats a high-profile candidate with a national fundraising network to challenge Republican Gov. Greg Abbott — and give O’Rourke, a former three-term congressman…

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Vincenzo Bocciarelli will introduce the Final of the International Sacred Music Competition 2021 on September 18th

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    MIAMI, FL, September 18, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- From 15 to 18 September, Rome will host the live stages of the International Sacred Music Competition. 2021, the only world championship of the solo repertoire of sacred music in which 75 opera singers of 37 different nationalities will participate, selected from the nearly 100 members of the…

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Pediatric Chiropractic Treatments In Centerton, AR By Dr. Ryan Carlson At Deep Roots Chiropractic Health Center

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New Pediatric Chiropractic Treatments In Centerton, AR By Dr. Ryan CarlsonDeep Roots Chiropractic Health Center is now offering pediatric chiropractic treatments to patients in Centerton. Dr. Ryan Carlson, owner of the clinic, offers a variety of services for children and adults alike including spinal adjustments and thermography scans to address pain or discomfort. The new addition will…

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Express Entry: Canada invites 521 PNP candidates

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Published on September 15th, 2021 at 01:45pm EDT Updated on September 15th, 2021 at 02:13pm EDT Canada invited 521 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on September 15. All invited candidates had previously received nominations under a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), which amounts to an automatic 600 points added to their base Express…

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Indonesia’s August exports hit record high on resources boom

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JAKARTA :Indonesia's exports hit a record high of US$21.42 billion in August, boosted by surging commodity shipments, helping Southeast Asia's biggest economy post its largest ever monthly trade surplus, official data showed.Robust exports helped Indonesia pull out of recession in the second quarter, but analysts say its recovery may be slowed by COVID-19 infections and…

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“Severe limitations”: Critics sound alarm over Biden’s Afghanistan counterterrorism strategy

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The Biden administration's "over-the-horizon" strategy in Afghanistan is drawing serious questions from lawmakers and counterterrorism experts, as the U.S. withdrawal shifts calculations about threats and capabilities.Driving the news: Tensions ramped up in an Aug. 27 conference call between President Biden's top national security officials and senators from both parties, sources familiar with the discussions tell…

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Today’s coronavirus news: Community organization in B.C. request changes to vaccine card, claims failure to consider barriers in place for some to receive it

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By Star staff and wire servicesSun., Sept. 12, 2021timer1 min. readupdateArticle was updated 1 hr agoThe latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Sunday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available.Sunday 8:17 a.m.: A group of British Columbia community organizations wants changes to the province’s…

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Meralco rates up in Sept

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POWER distributor Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) on Friday announced that there will be a slight increase in electricity rates this September because of higher generation charge.In a press briefing on Friday, Meralco spokesman Joe Zaldarriaga said the overall rate will increase by P0.1055 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) to P9.1091 per kWh. This compares to last month's…

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SASSA’s R350 grant: Why your application may be DECLINED

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Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu recently revealed that nine million people submitted applications to receive the R350 social relief of distress (SRD) grant. However, it has since emerged that some of those submissions have been rejected, despite the applicants meeting the criteria. A quick recap: To be eligible for the R350 social relief grant you…

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Dentally challenged great white shark greets divers

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Great white sharks often shed teeth while attacking prey or biting other objects, but replacement teeth quickly fill voids. The apex predators, in fact, might grow as many as 20,000 teeth in a lifetime. So after a cage-diving company photographed a white shark missing many of its front teeth during an expedition to Mexico’s Guadalupe…

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