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Here's what a Providence city ID might be good for
The Providence JournalMay 1, 2017

In New York City, dozens of city businesses grant discounts from 5 to 25 percent to card holders. It can be used as a public library card, to gain admittance as a city resident to cultural institutions, and to receive 25-percent off fees for adopting a ...more »

Unions Plan for Thousands to Join Banned Labor Day March
The Cambodia DailyMay 1, 2017

Thousands of workers will once again defy government orders and march through central Phnom Penh this morning to mark International Labor Day, the president of one of Cambodia's largest independent labor unions said on Monday. Late last month, City ...more »

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Confidentiality
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Stanford scholar's creation becomes part of Mongolian law
Stanford University NewsMay 2, 2017

A meeting between Stanford communications Professor James Fishkin and Gombojav Zandanshatar, a member of Mongolia's parliament, inspired a new law that requires an in-depth method of public opinion polling to take place before an amendment to ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Generic Drug Industry Headwinds Lead to Moat Downgrades
Morningstar.comMay 5, 2017

Although only a phenomenon in the U.S. thanks to the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984, companies to first successfully file a patent challenge can earn 180 days of marketing exclusivity before other competition from generics once patents expire. These first-to ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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LEVITRA ONLINE - cialis to buy
NewsQuenchMay 10, 2017

With 100DayLoans, you'll get access to hundreds of lenders who are willing to provide you a loan, regardless of your credit h. ... Secured Bad Credit Loans It is worth remembering that when you borrow money there is always an element of risk involved ...more »

New Jersey Lemon Law Attorney Honored As 2017 NJLJ Distinguished Leader
PR Newswire (press release)May 31, 2017

CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Silverman, Founding Partner of the Lemon Law Firm of Kimmel & Silverman, P.C. has been honored as a 2017 Distinguished Leader by the New Jersey Law Journal. The Law Journal says these ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Colorado passes bill protecting hemp farmers
The JournalMay 20, 2017

... industrial hemp can use federal reclamation water on those crops.” A 2014 Bureau of Reclamation policy manual stated the federal agency has an obligation to uphold federal law, which prohibits approving use of Reclamation water for activities not ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Two men from LI charged in credit card processing scheme, feds say ...
NewsdayMay 2, 2017

Two Long Island men were arrested on Tuesday and charged in Manhattan federal court with operating a $30 million credit card processing business ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Identity theft is alive and well--and fraudsters keep getting richer
TechRepublicMay 1, 2017

New account identity fraud: If fraudsters can get an individual's Social Security number, they can use it to open bank accounts and/or sign up for credit cards in the victim's name. "Identity thieves will make large deposits of bad checks into an ...more »

Credit Repair
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7 Things You Can Do Now to Solidify Your Child's Financial Future
Credit.com News (blog)May 1, 2017

Credit.com is owned by Progrexion Holdings Inc. which is the owner and administrator of a number of business related to credit and credit repair, including CreditRepair.com, and eFolks. In addition, Progrexion also provides services to Lexington Law ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Lanier Law Firm Adds Experienced Oil & Gas Attorney Todd Grimmett
Yahoo FinanceMay 1, 2017

HOUSTON, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran energy company in-house counsel Todd L. Grimmett has joined The Lanier Law Firm as a member of the commercial litigation team, bolstering the firm's growing focus on lawsuits affecting the oil and gas ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Sonia Gandhi in Ganga Ram Hospital after food poisoning
Economic TimesMay 9, 2017

NEW DELHI: Congress President Sonia Gandhi was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram hospital following food poisoning and is due to be discharged soon, hospital authorities said on Tuesday. According to the hospital, Gandhi was admitted on Sunday evening.more »

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