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One was a millionaire CEO of a large publicly traded utility looking for 11th-hour help to save two nuclear power plants that hung like millstones around the neck of his company’s bottom line. Today, they share tattered careers and future worries as prosecutors continue to investigate former FirstEnergy Corp. CEO Chuck Jones’ involvement in a $60 million bribery scheme secretly funded by the company to win a $1 billion legislative bailout for the plants and potentially hundreds of millions more in annual revenue guarantees for its three Ohio electric companies. Former House Speaker Larry Householder, who shepherded the bailout bill through the Legislature with FirstEnergy money, is now a political pariah facing a federal racketeering charge.
New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): DefExpo, the flagship event of the ministry of defence, is scheduled to be held at Gandhinagar in March next year, officials said on Friday.
New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a Public interest Litigation (PIL) seeking the immediate direction of quashing the FIRs lodged against 24 persons for criticizing the Central government's COVID-19 vaccination policy through advertisements, posters and brochures and ordered to treat it as 'dismissed as withdrawn'.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — After her work as a substitute teacher in New York City dried up, Ameena Ahmed got a welcome $4,200 boost last summer in federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits. Then New York state started taking it back. She was informed she was not entitled to the federal benefits for the summer of 2020 since city schools had previously told her there was a good chance of more work that fall. That left Ahmed, a 26-year-old Brooklyn resident who earned less than $200 per day subbing,
PARIS — France is deploying military medics and ICU units to the French Caribbean to relieve hospitals facing a coronavirus surge. Military planes are also bringing some critically ill patients to the French mainland for treatment. The island of Martinique goes into partial lockdown Saturday. Martinique’s current infection rate is more than 1,000 cases per 100,000 people, the highest in France, according to national health agency figures. Citing “strong tension” in hospitals in Martinique, the F
“Have learned many powerful lessons from my cat, such as that you can get whatever you want if you are so f**king annoying.”
I thought I was immune to taboos, but then I tried money talk . When I attempted to tell a good friend how much I had in my account, I felt my skin go cold
Tim Renkow: ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide made me crash my wheelchair into a ditch’. The American actor, writer, comedian and standup on the things that make him laugh the most
My critical inner voice is driving me to distraction. Can I get it to shut up?. The key to getting rid of it is to think less, apparently. This seems the opposite of what I’ve been taught
What makes a wine fruity?. Is that bottle of red plummy or peachy? So much depends on age and palate that many wines defy definitive description
Conditions that led to 2011 UK riots still exist today, experts warn. Data analysis finds large-scale cuts to youth services and increase in racial disparity 10 years on
Rayner urges Tories to repay £580k of public funds spent on polling. Labour says rules broken over contract that examined attitudes towards Keir Starmer and Sadiq Khan
A decade after Tottenham burned, social alienation means riots could happen again. Tory governments have ignored years of expert advice on family support, youth unemployment and police relations
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The Government of Canada will be making a major announcement related to housing.
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Air Transat is pleased to operate its first commercial flights today after six months of inactivity due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. Three flights are scheduled today: Montreal-Punta Cana, Punta Cana-Montreal and Montreal-Vancouver. These flights kick off the airline's summer program, which will include, at the height of the season, 24 routes to 16 destinations in Canada, the United States, the South and Europe.
LONDON, July 30, 2021--Chatable Introduces Breakthrough Zero-Latency On-Chip Conversation Enhancement AI for TWS Earbuds and Hearing Aids.
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 30, 2021) - Dr. J. H. Park, Director and Chief Scientific Advisor of NEO Battery Materials Ltd. (TSXV: NBM) (OTC: NBMFF) ("NEO" or the "Company"), is pleased to provide details on NEO's innovation utilizing modified carbon nanotubes (CNTs) as a new material to manufacture long-lasting, low-cost and mechanically durable silicon anode active materials.CNTs are theoretically known to retain similar electrical conductivity to copper and have more t