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13:44 ET US Senators Markey and Blumenthal Ask Federal Safety Regulators If Carmakers Reported Cyber Security Risks, To Respond To Consumer Watchdog's "Kill Switch" Report

United States Senators Ed Markey and Richard Blumenthal today wrote the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to ask if carmakers...


11:02 ET AFSP Supports 3-Digit Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Number and Urges Continued Congressional Oversight

Today the nation's largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), responded to the Federal...


10:14 ET Economist Provides Perspective on Amazon-IRS Dispute

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that Amazon properly valued the transfer of certain intangible assets to a...


08:43 ET The Eco-Initiative: A Zero-Cost Plan to Save the World

Public policy analyst, urban designer and 2020 United States Democratic Presidential candidate Michael E. Arth has proposed an "Eco-Initiative" in an ...


08:35 ET ATIXA Issues Position Statement on Trauma-Informed Training and the Neurobiology of Trauma

ATIXA has, at times, issued position statements when it sees an unhealthy direction in the field in the hope that its position can offer some level...


08:33 ET The Jeffrey Epstein Case and Why Language Matters

The following statement is being issued by The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers: The country has understandably been shocked and...


08:17 ET Cornucopia Files Legal Complaint: Alleged Animal Abuse at Known "Factory Organic" Dairy Under Watch of Texas Department of Agriculture

Natural Prairie Dairy, one of the first "organic" dairies to employ industrial stocking practices, recently made headlines again. In July, the Animal ...


08:17 ET Thomas More Law Center Uncovers Taxpayer-funded Islamic Propaganda Forced on Teachers

The Thomas More Law Center (TMLC), a national nonprofit public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has uncovered evidence of a...


07:00 ET A grain of truth: The Cambodian Rice Federation (CRF) appeals to the European Union to save the livelihoods of half a million families

PHNOM PENH, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - In the first six months of 2019, Cambodia exported more than 93,000 tons of rice to the European Union (EU). ...


01:00 ET Un grain de vérité : la Fédération cambodgienne du riz (CRF) appelle l'Union européenne à sauver les moyens de subsistance d'un demi-million de familles

PHNOM PENH, 22 août 2019 /CNW/ - Au cours des six premiers mois de 2019, le Cambodge a exporté plus de 93 000 tonnes de riz vers l'Union européenne...


01:00 ET La Federación de Arroz de Camboya (CRF) urge a la UE a proteger el modo de vida de medio millón de familias

Una dosis de realidad: la Federación de Arroz de Camboya (CRF) urge a la Unión Europea a proteger el modo de vida de medio millón de familias PHNOM...


01:00 ET Ein Körnchen Wahrheit: Die Cambodian Rice Federation (CRF) bittet die Europäische Union, die Existenzgrundlagen von einer halben Million Familien zu schützen

PHNOM PENH, 22. August 2019 /CNW/ - In den ersten sechs Monaten des Jahres 2019 hat Kambodscha über 93.000 Tonnen Reis in die Europäische Union (EU)...


Aug 21, 2019, 18:03 ET Entertainment Studios: Donald Trump's Department Of Justice And Comcast Are Working Together To Destroy A Civil Rights Law In The U.S. Supreme Court

Comcast/NBCUniversal and the Trump Department of Justice are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to roll back civil rights. It started with a racial...


Aug 21, 2019, 16:44 ET Family Research Council Statement on Sen. Jon Kyl's Interim Report on Facebook Bias Concerns

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin, Family Research Council's Executive Vice President, made the following comments in response to former Senator Jon...


Aug 21, 2019, 15:31 ET CAIR Condemns Trump's Anti-Semitic 'Disloyal' Slurs Targeting American Jewish Community

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned Trump's...


Aug 21, 2019, 14:54 ET Multi-Stakeholder Coalition Advocates for HHS to Expand the Scope of Value-Based Insurance Design in Medicare

Today, the Smarter Health Care Coalition, a multi-stakeholder coalition representing consumer organizations, employer groups, health plans, life...


Aug 21, 2019, 14:23 ET Legislative Action Drives Trillion Dollar Deficits

The Concord Coalition said today that new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projections of approaching trillion dollar deficits, despite a period of...


Aug 21, 2019, 14:07 ET Family Research Council Submits Comment Backing Trump Administration Sex Discrimination Rule

Family Research Council released today the comment filed in support of a proposed rule by the Trump Administration's Department of Health and Human...


Aug 21, 2019, 13:23 ET IFAW: Governments urged to act on domestic ivory markets

Governments attending the 18th Conference of the Parties (CoP18) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and...


Aug 21, 2019, 13:22 ET FAIR Applauds Trump Administration on Closing Flores Loophole

The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in response to the announcement...


Aug 21, 2019, 12:29 ET Greenery Map Offers Entirely Mobile Options for B2B, B2C, and Consumer Registration

Greenery Map, the world's first and only cannabis search engine to allow users to search for cannabis products based on their desired mood, medicinal ...


Aug 21, 2019, 10:06 ET America's Mayors Oppose Proposed Plan To Reduce Access To Nutrition Benefits

Today, on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), mayors from the across country sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...


Aug 21, 2019, 08:45 ET GoTopless embraces G7 'gender equality' agenda on GoTopless Day and demands Equal Topless Rights be enforced in all Democracies

The women's organization, GoTopless, embraces the timely 'gender equality' agenda proposed by the G7 during their summit in Biarritz, France on Aug...


Aug 20, 2019, 20:53 ET MAZON Horrified By President's Accusation That Jewish People Are Disloyal For Expressing Political Opinions

In response to President Trump's comments from the Oval Office today that "Any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I think it shows either a...


Aug 20, 2019, 18:41 ET AJC Decries President Trump's Disparaging Comment on Jewish Political Affiliation

American Jewish Committee (AJC) is outraged by President Trump's comments today criticizing American Jews who support and vote for Democratic...