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How watering your Christmas tree can prevent disaster   
December 08, 2021
Source: 11Alive - Christmas tree fires cause an average $16.2 million in damages annually, as well as multiple injuries and deaths.
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CFPB’s Chopra invites state AGs to bring actions under federal law   
December 08, 2021
Source: American Banker - Rohit Chopra, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, pledged to make it easier for state attorneys general to draw on the Consumer Financial Protection Act in filing lawsuits against corporate wrongdoers.
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Scott Morrison says there are only four countries in the G20 with a better emissions record than Australia. Is that correct'   
December 08, 2021
Source: ABC NEWS on MSN.com - Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia's emissions have come down 20 per cent, a record he says is beaten by only four other countries in the G20. Is that correct' RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.
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Here’s One Way Shareholders Can Get Companies to Act on Global Warming   
December 08, 2021
Source: Morningstar, Inc. - Here’s one way your fund can start prodding companies to act on climate change: Link executive pay to their plans to reduce emissions that cause global warming, and then vote every year on how well executives are doing on...
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Henry Schein Appoints Scott Serota to Board of Directors   
December 08, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - Scott Serota, former President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, has been appointed a member of the Henry Schein Board of Directors. (Photo: Business Wire) The Company also announced that Barry Alperin intends to...
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Hooker Furnishings raises dividend, to push implied yield above 3%   
December 08, 2021
Source: MarketWatch on MSN.com - Hooker Furnishings Corp. said Wednesday it raised its quarterly dividend by 11%, to 20 cents a share from 18 cents. The furniture retailer's new dividend is payable on Dec. 31 to shareholders of record on Dec.
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China Focus: Community governance pools wisdom from residents   
December 08, 2021
Source: Big News Network.com - Despite the snow several residents headed to a special room of their community in north China Tianjin Municipality to talk about th
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Angela Merkel, the face of European governance, steps down   
December 08, 2021
Source: MSNBC - After 16 years in office, Angela Merkel is ending her turn as Germany’s chancellor. Author of “The Chancellor” Kati Marton joins the show to look back on Merkel’s remarkable, turbulent time in office.
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‘Big game trophies’ feel heat from Trump SPAC probe   
December 08, 2021
Source: Politico - The SPAC taking former President Donald Trump's social media startup public said Monday it is under investigation by federal regulators.
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New chart shows how fast a computer can crack your exact password — and simple tweaks to protect it   
December 08, 2021
Source: The Hill - A standard eight letter password contains 209 billion possible combinations, but a computer could calculate the right one in a matter of seconds.
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