Future Retail Limited said that it was not a party to the agreement under which Amazon had invoked arbitration proceedings and the decision to sell the retail business to Reliance Industries was in compliance with the agreements signed with Amazon. Amazon, on October 25, won an interim award, which put the RIL-Future Group deal on hold. … [Read more...] about Reliance deal cannot be held back, Future Retail not a party to Amazon agreement: Future Group
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Jack O’ Lantern: Once upon a time, there was a bloke called Stingy Jack who often messed around with the Devil. After Stingy Jack died, the angry Devil sent him into the night with only burning coal. Jack was not only mischievous, he was also smart. He carved a turnip, threw the burning coal into it and lit his way with the turnip lantern. So, the Celtic legend goes. Originally, Jack o’Lanterns were only made of carved turnip, beetroots, and potatoes. The pumpkin as the popular lantern is a much later Halloween addition. … [Read more...] about Halloween or All Hallows’ Eve?
Since then, we’ve witnessed a series of ad hoc experiments with more targeted approaches. As states started to reopen, they tested different levels of restrictions, such as face mask mandates and capacity constraints on restaurants. Some closed bars when cases rose again but left other businesses open. Others set restrictions that would be triggered only for hot spots when a county’s positive case numbers passed a certain threshold. … [Read more...] about As COVID-19 cases rise again, how will the U.S. respond to the third wave
Currently, the Trump campaign is organizing its own partisan poll watcher recruitment, and the Republican National Committee (RNC) set a goal of enlisting 50,000 volunteers. In a recent online video, Donald Trump Jr. says: “We need every able-bodied man and woman to join Army for Trump’s election security operation at defendyourballot.com.” The Army for Trump website says enrolled volunteers will be involved in get-out-the-vote drives, and “other Election Day activities such as precinct coverage.” Facebook recently announced it would ban all future military-themed content about poll watching on its platform, but Trump Jr.’s video is still accessible. … [Read more...] about Poll watching is legal, voter intimidation is not. Which does Trump actually want?
A joint report from Guns Down America and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence suggested that similar action should be taken by four other key states, which all allow open carry: Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and, while no longer viewed as a critical battleground state, Virginia. All four states, the report details, have the constitutional power to ban guns at polling sites. They all have explicit laws against voter intimidation, and, though some are more explicit than others, laws that prohibit or deter open carry on sites that are often used as polling places, such as schools. … [Read more...] about It’s legal to bring guns to the polls in many swing states. What could go wrong?