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Climate Protest: About 1,000 Young People Hold ‘strike’ At Capitol | The Sacramento Bee

About a thousand people gathered at the state Capitol on Friday for a peaceful protest, part of a worldwide demonstration demanding more urgent political action to fight climate change. With … Click to Continue »
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Iran Says It Will Destroy Any Aggressor

Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran.
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We Don't Give Up: Mott Plays The Long Game On Clean Water In Flint And Beyond -- Inside Philanthropy

Access to clean water is an urgent challenge in more parts of the U.S. The Mott Foundation has been a stalwart funder on this issue, in its home city and beyond. What has it accomplished and how is it staying engaged with Flint's water crisis?
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Why One Of The World's Top Investors Says Now May Be The Time To Raise Cash

Lim Chow Kiat oversees one of the world's biggest sovereign wealth funds, and he's feeling rather bearish. : That's the bleak assessment of the global landscape offered up by Lim Chow Kiat, who oversees the sixth-biggest sovereign wealth fund in the world. "When faced with uncertainties, it is advisable to have optionality," the CEO of Singapore's GIC Pte was quoted as saying by Bloomberg on Thursday.
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Fund 2: Principal Financial Helps French Investors Gain Access To German Real Estate

Principal Real Estate Europe, part of Principal Financial Group, and French real estate manager PAREF Gestion, agreed to form a second German retail real estate fund called SCPI Novapierre Allemagne 2. The fund aims to provide French investors access to core plus properties. SCPI Novapierre Allemagne I already acquired more than 50 properties. Fund One [...]
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From Stem Researcher To Startup Co-founder - Jenny Du's Venture Is Revolutionizing A $9T Market

Jenny Du is an academic turned entrepreneur. She met Apeel Sciences' co-founders will conducting postdoc research at UC Santa Barbara's Chemistry Department.
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Is It Only Beer Talking? Budweiser Ipo Reawakens Hong Kong Market - Nikkei Asian Review

The world's second-largest initial public offering, shelved by Budweiser just two months ago, prices in Hong Kong on Monday, raising hopes among issuers that the Asian exchange's stalled market for public share offerings may return to life after its worst summer in over six years. Budweiser Brewing Company APAC, a unit of Anheuser-Busch InBev, began marketing its up to $4.8 billion offering last week. But it is not the only company looking to issue stock on the Hong Kong stock market, which has launched a surprise bid for the London Stock Exchange despite three months of running street protests.
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More Than 1,700 Turn Up At First Singapore Climate Rally - Cna

SINGAPORE: Despite the haze, activists turned out in full force at Hong Lim Park for Singapore's first climate rally on Saturday (Sep 21). The rally, which started at 3pm, saw more than 1,700 participants by 6pm, organisers said. Participants, most of them youths, were decked in red for the ...
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In Burnaby North-seymour, At Ground Zero Of Trans Mountain, Pipeline Politics Are Personal | Huffpost Canada

BURNABY, B.C. -- "I call them the Trojan horse government."John Clarke is upset with Justin Trudeau's Liberal government. Livid might be a better description. "They snuck in, hidden, under false pretences. They got elected, and once they were in, then we found their true colours."I am standing at the end of a march protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. I've joined about 40 concerned residents and nearby environmentalists taking part in what was advertised as a "tour" of Kinder Morgan's tank farm.
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Startups Weekly: Upfront Ventures Bets On A Bus Service - Techcrunch

In this week's newsletter: Airbnb, WeWork and Postmates prep IPOs. : Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week's noteworthy news pertaining to startups and venture capital. Before I jump into today's topic, let's catch up a bit. Last week, I profiled an e-commerce startup Part & Parcel. Before that, I wrote about Stripe's grand plans. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions and feedback to or on Twitter @KateClarkTweets. If you don't subscribe to Startups Weekly yet, you can do that here.
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Wall Street Insider September 21

Hi readers, This year's IPO class has been a case of the haves -- and the have-nots. This week, we saw the software companies Datadog and Ping Identity soar in their public-market debuts. Compare that with SmileDirectClub, the teeth-straightening company that was the first US IPO since the financial crisis to raise more than $1 billion and price above range but fall in its opening trade. That led some to believe the IPO had been mispriced by its lead bank, JPMorgan.
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