Mark Stevenson, Associated Press Updated 8:52 am PDT, Wednesday, October 2, 2019 New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Secretary Stephanie Schardin Clarke, center, foreground, Motor Vehicle Division Director Alicia Ortiz, right, and state Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto, left, announce changes to state driver's license application requirements at a news conference on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, in Santa Fe, N.M. New Mexico is making it easier for residents to obtain a basic driver's license that is recognized by state agencies and private businesses but will not be valid for commercial airline travel starting in October 2020. Requirements won't change for licenses that are compliant with federal Real ID standards that ensure continued access next year to commercial airliners and some federal facilities. less New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Secretary Stephanie Schardin Clarke, center, foreground, Motor Vehicle Division Director Alicia Ortiz, right, and state Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto, left, … [Read more...] about Hugs or bullets? Mexico conflicted over how to fight crime
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0 Have your say Talk to any business leader about recruitment and they will tell you how hard it is to find the right people. According to figures from the Open University’s 2018 business barometer, 86 per cent of senior business leaders in Scotland reported difficulties in finding staff with the required skills. What if employers had access to a supply of capable and highly motivated individuals who were desperate, but unable to work for a reason which had nothing to do with their skills or abilities? The good news is that this talent pool does exist. Its members are military spouses and for the past five years I’ve been visiting military bases around the UK, talking to spouses and researching their experiences in order to develop ways to allow employers to access them.The Ministry of Defence estimates there are around 70,000 partners and spouses of currently serving members of the armed forces, 90 per cent of whom are female. In 2016 I asked over … [Read more...] about Sarah Stone: Forget singing, military wives are an untapped resource for businesses
By Drazen Jorgic ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's military is taking a key role in the development of one of the world's biggest untapped copper and gold deposits, which is currently stalled by a multi-billion dollar legal wrangle with foreign mining firms, multiple sources familiar with the situation said. The Reko Diq mine has become a test case for Prime Minister Imran Khan's ability to attract serious foreign investment to Pakistan as it struggles to stave off an economic crisis that has forced it to seek an International Monetary Fund bailout. Ten current and former provincial and federal government officials and mining sources familiar with the project in the Baluchistan region say the military has become the most important voice on the future of Reko Diq, which it sees as a strategic national asset. The military will not only be in a position to decide which investors develop the deposit, but an army-controlled engineering firm, Frontier Works Organization (FWO), is positioning … [Read more...] about Pakistan military eyes key role developing giant copper and gold mine
Anthony L. Fisher, provided by Published 8:11 am CST, Friday, March 8, 2019 Andrew Yang Andrew Yang is an entrepreneur, author, and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. He's passionate about providing every American with a universal basic income of $1,000 a month, saying that would help the working class adjust to an increasingly automated economy. Yang spoke with INSIDER's politics editor, Anthony Fisher, about UBI, foreign policy, and his plans to support local journalism and battle "fake news," remake America's healthcare system, and overcome his low name recognition and get on the nationally televised debate stages starting in June. Andrew Yang is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president on a platform built on giving every American a universal basic income — which he called a "freedom dividend" — of $1,000 a month. His website outlines an unusually robust and specific set of policies on everything from healthcare to marijuana legalization … [Read more...] about An entrepreneur who’s running for president explains how he’d give every American $1,000 a month and solve the ‘fake news’ problem
By Brad McMillan Published January 16, 2019 Opinion FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Brexit: What happens next? One thing is certain: Whatever happens next will matter a great deal to Americans. Should we care about the Brexit vote? In a word, yes. British lawmakers on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed deal to exit the European Union by a resounding 432-202 vote. Now, with more uncertainty on the horizon, U.S. citizens and, especially, investors, should care. The future of the U.K. will help determine what the future of the world economy looks like, and it could potentially shake up the global financial system. Continue Reading Below A look back Let’s take a step back to see where we began. Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU) in June 2016, setting in motion a drawn-out process for negotiating what that exit would look like. The deadline for the exit is March 29, 2019 (73 … [Read more...] about The Brexit Vote: How much should we care?