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US Congress approves bill delinking Haqqani Network from LeT
Washington [United States], Nov.18 : The United States Congress has passed a bill that requires Pakistan to work with its security forces and the Afghanistan Army to delink the Haqqani (terror) Network from the Lashkar-e-Taiba out (LeT). Read Full Story

Trump now paying his own legal bills
Washington D.C. [United States], November 18 : United States President Donald Trump has begun paying his legal bills related to the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign out of his own pocket. Read Full Story

ConcertoHealth Chosen by Seattle Primary Care Innovation Elective for Citywide Training Program
IRVINE, Calif: ConcertoHealth, the leading provider of specialized primary care and supporting clinical services for vulnerable, frail and elderly patients, was selected for the Seattle Primary Care Innovation Elective, a four-week course that trains medical residents in primary care innovation and leadership. Read Full Story

Prolacta Bioscience Supports Prematurity Awareness Month with New Educational Resources for Parents of Preemies
DUARTE, Calif: In honor of Prematurity Awareness Month, Prolacta Bioscience, the pioneer in human milk-based neonatal nutritional products for premature infants, has released new educational resources for parents of extremely premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), on the benefits of human milk fortifier made from 100 percent human milk instead of cow milk. Read Full Story

New FAU Advising Program Supports Foster Care And Homeless Students
BOCA RATON, Fla: Less than 3 percent of youth raised in foster care graduate from a four-year college. This startling statistic from the National Foster Youth Institute has led Florida Atlantic University's University Advising Services (UAS) to launch "Educate Tomorrow," a new academic advising program that will support foster and homeless youth on a Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) or homeless (HL) waiver at FAU. The program is the first of its kind in Palm Beach County and the third in Florida. Read Full Story

Old Navy to give USD 1 to Boys and Girls Clubs for every USD 1 Cozy Sock purchased on Black Friday, up to USD 1 million
SAN FRANCISCO: Old Navy is putting the yay in HoliYAY this shopping season with an opportunity to give back while stocking up, extended Black Friday deals and a line-up of family-fun store events for kids ages 1 to 100. Read Full Story

AAA And Keolis Launch Nation's First Public Self-Driving Shuttle In Downtown Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS: AAA, in partnership with Keolis, just brought the future of transportation to America and now the century-old auto club wants to hear from you. Read Full Story

Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary Kannaway Announces New Hemp-Based SuperGreens
SAN DIEGO: Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) announced today that subsidiary Kannaway, LLC, the first hemp lifestyle network to offer cannabidiol (CBD) hemp botanical products, has introduced Kannaway SuperGreens, a brand new way to take advantage of hemp's nutritional benefits. Read Full Story

Remodelista Launches New The Organized Home Website
COSTA MESA, Calif: Happy Money, the leading financial company innovating at the intersection of psychology and money to help people live happier lives, today announced the launch of Joy - a new iOS app that changes the way people think about, spend and save money through a personalized experience shaped by an individual's psychology and financial behaviors. Read Full Story

Trump's China trip: 'Unconventional' president, convention of ties
BEIJING: A news report by China.org.cn on U.S.President Donald Trump's first state visit to China: Read Full Story

Shopify Founder and CEO joins industry leaders shaping Canada's future economic growth
OTTAWA: Six industry leaders are being tasked with guiding the Government of Canada's efforts to ensure middle-class Canadians have access to well-paying jobs today and in the future. The six leaders will chair the government's Economic Strategy Tables, which represent high-growth industries. Read Full Story

San Francisco Businesses Rank Second Most Optimistic in the World About Their City's Digital Environment
SAN FRANCISCO: The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released a global research project commissioned by Telstra, a leading telecommunications and technology company, which assesses the confidence of business executives in their city's environment and its conduciveness to supporting the digital ambitions of companies. Read Full Story

SONIFI Health to Deliver OpenPlacement Care Transition Information
LOS ANGELES: SONIFI Health and OpenPlacement announced their partnership to make care transition easier for SONIFI Health customers using OpenPlacement's Patient Choice platform. This partnership connects patients and care providers with the information they need to simplify the care transition process for all. Read Full Story

Banfield Pet Hospital Announces Debt Relief Program For Veterinarians
VANCOUVER, Wash: Banfield Pet Hospital today unveiled the Banfield Veterinary Student Debt Relief Pilot Program. Marking the latest development in the practice's commitment to supporting its associates' financial well-being, Banfield is set to launch a new debt-relief program for its veterinarians in December 2017. Read Full Story

SunTrust Holiday Survey: Majority of Americans Would Give Up Gifts for Gatherings
ATLANTA: Nearly 7 in 10 Americans (69 percent) said they would skip exchanging gifts this holiday season if their friends and family agreed to it, according to a new survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI). Read Full Story

Christmas just got a lot easier as Treemote makes its U.S. debut
NEW YORK: "Everyone loves Treemote," says Martin Schenk, the inventor behind this wireless, Christmas tree-shaped remote that can control holiday lights up to 80 feet away. With the simple press of a button, it eliminates the hassle of crawling behind or under the Christmas tree, or other holiday decorated areas. Read Full Story

Aloha State of Mind: Hawaiian Travelers are Some of The Happiest in the Nation
SAN FRANCISCO: New data released by TripIt from Concur, the world's highest-rated travel-organizing app, reveals some interesting insights about what makes a happy flyer. Read Full Story

CircusTalk Turns Spotlight On A Changing Industry
NEW YORK: Could circus be the next career move for you? CircusTalk is the first online professional business-to-business social media platform for the international circus community, uniting this 250-year old industry by helping its members connect and find opportunities. Read Full Story

Safi Kilima Tanzanite's Debuts 2018 Cruise Ad Campaign
NEW YORK: Safi Kilima Tanzanite, an exclusive brand within the Diamonds International's portfolio, unveiled their new 2018 Caribbean ad campaign featuring a fresh take on an iconic brand that is currently celebrating 50 years of one of the rarest gemstone in the world, tanzanite. Read Full Story

Canopy Growth and Delta 9 applaud Manitoba Cannabis plan
WINNIPEG and SMITH FALLS, ON: Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (Canopy Growth) and Delta 9 Cannabis Inc. (TSX.V: NINE) ("Delta 9" or together, the "Companies") applaud the framework today announced by the Province of Manitoba regarding adult-use cannabis production, distribution, and retail. Read Full Story

My Eyelab Announces Multi-unit Agreement in Miami
PALM SPRINGS, Fla: My Eyelab (www.myeyelab.com), one of the fastest growing retail optical centers in the nation, announced today the signing of a four-location, multi-unit franchise deal expanding operations across the Miami metro area. Read Full Story

New Book Gives Healthcare Administrators and Practice Owners Control Over Staffing and Fiscally-smart Practice Structures for NPs and PAs
PHOENIX, Md: Most medical practice management literature addresses practice structure and profitability as it relates to physicians. The role of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) has evolved significantly over the past several years but most practices are not set up to take full advantage of their potential. Read Full Story

SafeNet Consulting Named Finalist for 18th Annual Tekne Awards
MINNETONKA, Minn: The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named SafeNet Consulting as a finalist in the Software - Small and Growing Companies category for the 2017 Tekne Awards, which will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Wednesday, November 15. The Tekne Awards honor Minnesota companies and individuals who have shown superior technology innovation and leadership. Read Full Story

Shawn Kolodny Presents Fake Fulfillment Center, a Solo Exhibition for Art Basel Miami Beach 2017
MIAMI: New York-based artist Shawn Kolodny has announced the debut of his provocative and immersive solo exhibition Fake Fulfillment Center, popping up in Miami for the 2017 iteration of Art Basel Miami Beach. Fake Fulfillment Center will officially open at the Boulan South Beach at 220 21st St, on Wednesday, December 6th and remain open through Sunday, December 10th. Read Full Story

McCann Awarded Best of Show at ANA's 2017 Multicultural Awards for Mastercard's 'Restroom for All' at NY Pride Parade NEW YORK: McCann announces that McCann XBC, its dedicated client unit for Mastercard, was awarded Best of Show at the Associatio
The campaign, created for Mastercard's 'Restroom for All', a restroom open to people from all backgrounds and sexual orientation, debuted at the 2016 NY Pride parade. Read Full Story

KidSpirit, Cross-Cultural Youth-Led Platform, Celebrates Its First Decade
NEW YORK: At a time when our interconnected world seems more divided and estranged than ever, it is crucial that we find ways to build bridges of understanding and authentic community. Read Full Story

Bl-Awesome! Hair and Headwear Accessories are Back and Better than Ever
SANTA BARBARA, Calif: Noa Harrel, creator of the Bl-Awesome! line of hair and headwear accessories, is bringing you the newest twist on hair fashion. The patented single twist technology of the Bl-Awesome! hair tie (scrunchie) provides the ultimate in comfort, function and beauty. Read Full Story

Kaleidoscope Reviews Launches to Promote Film Critics of Color
BOSTON: Gil Robertson, the President of the African American Film Critics Association, today announced the launch of Kaleidoscope Reviews, a project to promote diversity among film and television critics. Read Full Story

Beerhead Bar and Eatery Debuts Fresh Design at Vernon Hills Legacy Location
VERNON HILLS, Ill: The American craft beer bar franchise, Beerhead Bar and Eatery has recently debuted an updated concept design at is legacy location at 1270 South Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills. Read Full Story

A Classic Homes Southern Wedding
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C: Under a canopy of live oaks and amid family and friends, Emily Berger and Jeremy Caldwell exchanged vows on October 1, 2017 in what has been described as one of the South's most beautiful weddings. Read Full Story

The 2017 Winner of Launching Las Vegas Has Been Announced
LAS VEGAS: Dr. Samir Pancholi and the Launching Las Vegas Committee are proud to announce the winner of the third annual Launching Las Vegas award, Wedspire. Launching Las Vegas was created in 2015 to celebrate those who work hard to build up Vegas and support our community. The annual contest has awarded USD 2,500 to local businesses since its inception. Read Full Story

Nation's Largest Online Backpack Retailer Launches "We've Got Your Back" Charitable Campaign
POMPANO BEACH, Fla: Backpacks.com, the nation's leading online backpack retailer today announced the launch of a year-long charitable commitment to help collect and donate funding and other resources to members of the community. Read Full Story

Design Your Own Bed Introduces Industry's First Total Body Pressure Management Modular Mattress Enabling Consumers to Customize Their Bed to Fit Their Body, Lifestyle, Sleep Habits
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz: Despite spending approximately one-third of our lives in bed, we have little or no control over the design of an essential part of ensuring a good sleep -- our mattress. Read Full Story

Water Well Trust Receives USDA Grant for New Mexico Water Well Projects
WASHINGTON: The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Household Water Well Systems program for a project to increase potable water availability to rural households in nine New Mexico counties. Read Full Story

Emerging Safety Problems of FDA Approved Drugs. Is there a Solution?
SARASOTA, Fla: A satirical cartoon by Stantis, depicts a bottle with the label: "Warning! Contains FDA approved drug." Why is it funny? After all, the FDA's job is to ensure that the approved drugs are safe. Read Full Story

Live-Work Spaces, Chatbots, and Gig Workforce Will Be More Than Buzzwords If You're Looking for a Job Next Year
NEW YORK: The popular sitcom "The Office" might have served as the prototype for almost every workplace setting 10-15 years ago, but, oh, you've come a long way, baby. Read Full Story

New Relationship Tool Spouse Space Launches to Help Couples Build a Stronger and Happier Marriage
SAN FRANCISCO: Spouse Space is pleased to announce that a new, advanced online relationship tool is now up and running. Designed for couples looking to build stronger marriages, this flexible tool helps users apply the findings of research on successful marriages via a convenient and structured dialogue with their partners. Read Full Story

Creation Today Adopts Ultra-D to Promote Genesis Movie
PENSACOLA, Fla: Creation Today, a ministry of God Quest, Inc., has adopted Stream TV Networks' Ultra-D Glasses-Free 3D technology to promote the release of Genesis: Paradise Lost. Read Full Story

Beverly Boy Productions, Possibly the Marketing World's Best Kept Secret
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla: Picture this: you're sitting at your desk and you just got the green light to spearhead the creation of a corporate branding video. You need to film content in New York, Dallas, and Chicago in the next few weeks and the clock is ticking. Read Full Story

Partskeeper Saves DIY Car Enthusiasts Time and Money with Innovative Auto Parts Resource and Marketplace
BETHESDA, Md: Partskeeper launched its platform (partskeeper.com) today to provide tools and community resources for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) car enthusiasts to easily manage, track and share auto parts information, parts specs and save money on parts for their classic, collector and modified vehicles. Read Full Story

Altova Launches MobileTogether 4.0 with Push Notifications and More
BEVERLY, Mass: Altova (http://www.altova.com) announced availability of MobileTogether 4.0, its framework for cross-platform mobile app development. This release adds support for push notifications, embedding mobile solutions in a web application, and other functionality for building sophisticated, data-centric apps for iOS, Android, Windows, and other platforms. Read Full Story

Clinical Conundrum: Too Much Data, Not Enough Meaning
WASHINGTON: According to a recent survey by Medicomp Systems, 43 percent of healthcare IT professionals and physicians cited that their top data-related challenge was not a lack of data but rather the struggle to access the right data at the right time. Read Full Story

LG Electronics Demonstrates Commitment to Sustainable Building Projects
BOSTON: LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning Technologies is debuting a new case study in the LG Project Profile Series, the unique LEED-certified renovation of Columbia Square, a mixed-use property in Hollywood, Calif. Read Full Story

United States Beverage Announces Promotion of Justin Fisch to Company President
STAMFORD, Conn: U.S. Beverage (USB), the #1 Independent Beer Importer in the United States, announces today the promotion of Justin Fisch to the position of President. Read Full Story

Tork Helps Airplanes Take Flight Faster and Cleaner
PHILADELPHIA: This fall, the Tork brand, made by Essity (formerly SCA), a leading provider of customized solutions for highly-technical business segments, landed in the Aviation industry with its wide range of tasked-based wipers. Read Full Story

University Of Utah Athletics Gains A Step On The Competition With Athletic Republic
SALT LAKE CITY: With Fall sports now in full swing and student athletes returning to the Varsity Athletics Training Facility, they are seeing some very noticeable differences on the floor. Read Full Story

Anthem Wins Two Creativity International Packaging Design Awards
NEW YORK: Anthem, a global creative agency that actively connects brands with consumers by amplifying desirability from brand design to brand campaign to drive brand performance, has been honored with two awards of excellence in the 47th Creativity International Packaging Awards. Read Full Story

Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for Fans Attending the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
SAN FRANCISCO and SINGAPORE: Visa (NYSE: V), the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices. Read Full Story

Govberg Jewelers is Now an Authorized Dealer of Berd Vaye
PHILADELPHIA: Govberg Jewelers, one of the nation's most elite purveyors of luxury timepieces, is now an authorized dealer of Berd Vaye - bold and unique modern art that preserves and magnifies the highest quality vintage watch parts that are meticulously collected from around the world. Read Full Story

Introducing RetailMeNot Genie, a Browser Extension That Makes Shopping and Saving Easy
AUSTIN, Texas: RetailMeNot, Inc. today announced the public launch of RetailMeNot Genie, a free Chrome browser extension that seamlessly applies RetailMeNot's best codes and Cash Back Offers at checkout on a retailer's website. Read Full Story

Supercar System Announces Driver Michele Abbate To Join Las Vegas Team
LAS VEGAS: Three-time US Road Racing champion Michele Abbate joins Supercar System www.SupercarSystem.com in efforts to gain success on and off the track. Read Full Story

Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for Fans Attending the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
SAN FRANCISCO: Visa (NYSE: V), the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices. Read Full Story

'Donald Trump: Resign from the presidency', Pentagon retweets by 'mistake'
Washington [United States], November 17 : In a major gaffe, Pentagon's official Twitter account has retweeted a tweet urging United States President Donald Trump to resign. Read Full Story

Target Reveals First in Series of Weekend Deals for the Holiday Season
MINNEAPOLIS: Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today announced the first in its series of Weekend Deals, a new holiday sale that will feature compelling offers, like category-wide discounts on items that rarely go on sale, both in stores and on Target.com. Read Full Story

Reward Gateway Sparks an Employee Engagement Revolution in Boston with Opening of New U.S. Office
BOSTON: Reward Gateway, the employee engagement platform that enables companies to have radically different relationships with their people, today announced the opening of its newest office in Boston. Located at 141 Tremont St., overlooking Boston Common, the move represents the company's accelerated growth in the U.S. market. Read Full Story

Double Eagle Announces Effectiveness Of Form S-4 For Proposed Business Combination With Williams Scotsman
LOS ANGELES: Double Eagle Acquisition Corp. ("Double Eagle") (Nasdaq: EAGL, EAGLU, EAGLW) announced today that on November 7, 2017 its registration statement on Form S-4 (File No. 333-220356), as amended, relating to the previously announced business combination (the "Business Combination") with Williams Scotsman International, Inc. ("Williams Scotsman") was declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and it commenced mailing the definitive proxy statement/prospectus relating to the extraordinary general meeting (the "Extraordinary General Meeting") to be held in connection with the Business Combination to shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 30, 2017 (the "Record Date"). Notice of the Extraordinary General Meeting was mailed on November 6, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the Record Date. Read Full Story

Consumers Energy Says Help is Available for Those in Need as Winter Weather Sets in Across Michigan
JACKSON, Mich: As freezing temperatures start to settle in across Michigan, Consumers Energy is reminding Michigan families, seniors and those in need that now is the time to reach out for help with winter heating costs. Read Full Story

Operation Homefront and Outback Steakhouse Launch 'At Outback, We Serve Those Who Serve' Campaign
TAMPA, Fla: Operation Homefront and Outback Steakhouse announced a new partnership to recognize, welcome, and serve military families in their communities throughout the year, beginning on Veterans Day. Read Full Story

What to Expect Moms Name Best Products for New Parents; Over 100,000 Votes Cast
NEW YORK: What to Expect, the leading globally recognized pregnancy and parenting brand, announced the winners of the What to Expect Awards, the only 100pc mom-to-mom baby product award program, aimed at helping new parents make smart, stress-free buying decisions for baby. Read Full Story

Blockchain Capital Survey Finds Over One-in-Four Millennials Would Prefer Investing in Bitcoin Over Stocks and Bonds
SAN FRANCISCO: Venture capital firm Blockchain Capital released the results of a survey which found that awareness, sentiment and conviction in Bitcoin was most prevalent in younger demographics. Read Full Story

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