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Producing missing persons by Dec 10 to be a miracle: Malik
The News InternationalDecember 1, 2013

Dr Malik was talking to media persons after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here with London College of Business Management in the education sector at Balochistan House here on Saturday. The MoU is aimed at promoting higher education in ...more »

Pioneering offshore wind project faces deadlines - 8 Hours Ago
The Herald BulletinDecember 1, 2013

Though Cape Wind hasn't started erecting turbines in Nantucket Sound, IRS regulations provide other ways to qualify as having begun construction, said Arnold Grant, a tax law expert at Reed Smith, which helps develop renewable energy projects but isn't ...more »

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Confidentiality
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Mother of son injured in foster care: 'I don't think the system works at all'
Las Vegas Review-JournalDecember 22, 2013

County spokesman Erik Pappa said those licensing policies were never finalized because state regulations have been pending for an extended period. When licensing ... He also stressed that the existing policy adheres to state law and the Nevada ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Savara Pharma's AeroVanc receives qualified infectious disease product & fast ...
pharmabiz.comDecember 12, 2013

The QIDP and Fast Track designation provide AeroVanc access to certain incentives, including priority review associated with a New Drug Application (NDA) submission and an additional five years of exclusivity under the Hatch-Waxman Act upon FDA ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Hindustan Lever Told to Pay Rs 5.5 L Over Trade Practice
OutlookDecember 1, 2013

The New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum held that the scheme was "flawed" for trying to promote sales by lottery and observed that it was time "such offers are regulated and examined before launch by Ministry of Consumer Affairs and a ...more »

Mother Sharks Return 'Home' To Give Birth: DNA Evidence Proves Lemon...
iScienceTimes.comDecember 5, 2013

While many nations are already alert to the threats posed to sharks by unregulated fishing, the Bahamas recently enacted a law to protect sharks recently to sustain their $80 million annual shark tourism industry. The study's authors urge individual ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Worth Watching Stocks - Gastar Exploration Inc (NYSEMKT:GST), Muenchener ...
SBWire (press release)December 2, 2013

Kinross Gold Corporation (Kinross) is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration and acquisition of gold-bearing properties, the extraction and processing of gold-containing ore, and reclamation of gold mining properties ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Lawsuit against Ntelos alleging consumer protection violations dismissed
West Virginia RecordDecember 3, 2013

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit against Ntelos Inc. for alleged violations of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act has been dismissed. Telecheck Services and TRS Recovery Services were also named as defendants in the suit. On April 12, an ...more »

Stolen Identity
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JPD Seek Identity Of Stolen Check Thief
WJTVDecember 9, 2013

JPD Seek Identity Of Stolen Check Thief. Posted: Monday, December 9, 2013 4:04 PM EST. Updated: Monday, December 9, 2013 4:04 PM EST. JPD are looking for the identity of a woman who was cashing stolen checks. JPD are looking for the identity of a ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Traffic stop leads to fraud, theft and drug charges
My Eastern ShoreDecember 3, 2013

CHESTER — A traffic stop Nov. 30 on Kent Island resulted in the arrest of three New Yorkers on credit card fraud, theft and drug charges. Tpr. Matthew Flamma of the Maryland State Police stopped a gray Kia Forte for allegedly speeding on U.S. Route 50 ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Compiled by Natalie Hill / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh Post GazetteDecember 2, 2013

Samuel W. Braver, shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, received the 2013 Professionalism Award by the Civil Litigation Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association. The award is given each year to the lawyer who best exemplifies the highest ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Why Reheated Rice Can Give You Food Poisoning
Lifehacker AustraliaDecember 2, 2013

A report on common causes of food poisoning by the BBC's news magazine notes that carbohydrates can be much riskier than we realise once they have been cooked. “Chicken, eggs and shellfish are classed as high risk, but so are rice, pasta, couscous ...more »

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