Moody’s raises outlook for India’s rating from “negative” to “stable”

Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday changed its outlook for India’s sovereign ratings from negative to stable. However, it kept the ratings, both on foreign and domestic currencies, at the lowest investment level. Experts said this would have a beneficial impact on allocations of debt by foreign portfolio investors (REITs) to …

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Supply chain issues will affect GE’s profits. Investors shouldn’t worry.

Text size GE shares have been stable over the past month. AFP via Getty Images Right now, 2021 is shaping up to be the year of shortages. Labor is hard to find, shipping costs are rising, and industrial manufacturers are scrambling to find parts. Persistent supply chain issues will impact …

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Man caught smuggling weed and Xbox behind bars

A man was caught trying to smuggle bags full of cannabis and Xboxes into a young offender facility. Alexander Kirby, 22, attempted to smuggle large plastic bags filled with “loot” through an open window at the Thorncross Young Offenders Institute in Warrington. Kirby, of Boland Drive, Litherland, was spotted by …

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How UK supply chains fell apart

British truckers and Chinese containers When a shipping expert was recently asked to summarize the bottlenecks causing problems in the global economy, she replied concisely: “The ‘pinch point’ is the whole chain. A prime factor in the events that prompted advice to buy Christmas toys as early as possible, and …

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State Behavioral Health Coordinating Council (SHCCC) agenda

October 27, 2021 – 9:00 a.m. Texas Health and Human Services Commission, John H. Winters Building, Public Hearing Room 125, first floor 701 West 51st Street Austin, Emission 78751 Webcast available This meeting will be webcast. Members of the public can attend the meeting in person at the above address …

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Nike ends sales in Israeli stores

Israeli retailers are furious after international sporting goods giant Nike announced on Sunday that it would stop working with them to market its products. The measure will take effect on May 31, 2022, Nike said. As one of the most popular sports brands in the world and in Israel, the …

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Capsules, wigs, microwaves … smuggled gold takes several avatars before entry to Kerala

Two years ago, officials of the Customs Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) at Karipur airport noticed a slightly nervous passenger. There was nothing suspicious in the x-ray, but officers decided to follow their intuition. The search ended with an odd wig, fitted over a freshly tonsured head. A layer of 907 …

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Inslee’s ‘one-person’ comment on saving lives raises eyebrows

By Cole Lauterbach / The central square (The Center Square) – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has said he single-handedly saves lives with his powers as the state’s top leader. In a maintenance with TVW’s Mike McClanahan, Inslee gave an in-depth look at his perspective on managing the COVID-19 pandemic. The …

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How long will COVID-fueled inflation last?

Everyone is talking about inflation these days. Rising prices affect people from all walks of life, all over the world. In the United States, buying a used car now costs on average 45 percent more than in January. Europeans are bracing for a harsh winter with soaring natural gas prices …

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Whatcom Corrections Assistant Sentenced for Smuggling From Prison

Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office MP Christopher Frederic Baetz, 42, of Blaine, pleaded guilty Tuesday, September 28 in Whatcom County Superior Court to one count of second degree smuggling, a crime. Staff The Bellingham Herald File A corrections assistant from the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office was sentenced to one month in …

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