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  • Automotive Properties REIT Announces October 2022 Distribution

    Automotive Properties REIT Announces October 2022 Distribution

    /NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2022 /CNW/ – Automotive Properties Real Estate Investment Trust APR (the “REIT”) today announced a cash distribution of $0.067 per REIT unit for the month of October 2022, representing $0.80 per REIT unit on an annualized basis. Payment…

  • Canso Select Opportunities Corporation Announces Purchase of Shares From Canso Fund Management Ltd.

    Canso Select Opportunities Corporation Announces Purchase of Shares From Canso Fund Management Ltd.

    Not for distribution to U.S. news services or dissemination in the United States RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Oct. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canso Select Opportunities Corporation (TSX Venture: CSOC.A, CSOC.B) (the “Company” or “CSOC“) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to purchase 70,000 Class A common shares of Lysander Funds Limited (the “Lysander…

  • Trump’s Bills to Secret Service ‘Exorbitant’

    Trump’s Bills to Secret Service ‘Exorbitant’

    By BERNARD CONDON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s private company arranged for the Secret Service to pay for rooms at his properties in excess of government-approved rates at least 40 times during his presidency, including two charges for more than $1,100 per night, according to documents released Monday by a congressional committee.…

  • Kenneth A. Jessell selected as FIU’s sixth president | FIU News

    Kenneth A. Jessell selected as FIU’s sixth president | FIU News

    Today the Florida International University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name Kenneth A. Jessell the university’s sixth president. The selection of Jessell, who has served as FIU’s interim president since January, is pending confirmation by the Florida Board of Governors. “In Dr. Jessell we have found the best possible leader for FIU at this moment in…

  • Private Jet Makers Tout Emissions-Fighting Efforts, Backlogs at Air Show

    Private Jet Makers Tout Emissions-Fighting Efforts, Backlogs at Air Show

    ORLANDO (Reuters) – Planemakers will trot out their latest models and efforts to reduce emissions at the world’s largest corporate jet show this week, as a boom in private travel faces pressure over climate, supply chain woes and economic uncertainty. The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) show starts on Tuesday in Orlando in the shadow…

  • A $1 Trillion Headache: China’s Local Fiscal Shortfall Poses Broader Growth Risks

    A $1 Trillion Headache: China’s Local Fiscal Shortfall Poses Broader Growth Risks

    By Ellen Zhang and Ryan Woo BEIJING (Reuters) – By any account, $1 trillion seems huge. That’s the scale of budget shortfalls facing Chinese provinces, reducing their fiscal firepower to fund infrastructure spending and tax cuts, and raising risks for the world’s second-biggest economy in 2023. The timing couldn’t be worse for policymakers in Beijing,…

  • Sharp Divisions Over Abortion, Economy

    Sharp Divisions Over Abortion, Economy

    By GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With abortion restrictions, looser gun rules and deeper tax reductions likely in the balance, North Carolina Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper are fighting in campaign trenches over whose policy agenda will win out in Cooper’s final two years in office. Democrats and their…

  • Solar-Powered US Town Successfully Weathers Hurricane

    Solar-Powered US Town Successfully Weathers Hurricane

    Washington —  Sitting on a 7,000-hectare stretch of land in southwest Florida, Babcock Ranch has made a name for itself as the first solar-powered town in the United States. Its power comes from nearly 700,000 solar panels that supply energy to more than 2,000 homes and other buildings, including a health center and schools. Syd…

  • Siblings Put the Chill in Ice Cream With Chill Bros Shops

    Siblings Put the Chill in Ice Cream With Chill Bros Shops

    SUE CARLTON, Tampa Bay Times TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The four kids from Tampa had a bone to pick. When the Chillura siblings — three brothers and a sister, ages 4 to 12 — visited their grandparents in Ohio, a highlight was getting rich scoops of ice cream from the beloved Graeter’s shop. But back…

  • China Expected to Grant Xi 5 More Years, No Major Changes

    China Expected to Grant Xi 5 More Years, No Major Changes

    BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday opens a twice-a-decade party conference at which leader Xi Jinping is expected to receive a third five-year term that breaks with recent precedent and establishes himself as arguably the most powerful Chinese politician since Mao Zedong. Xi is expected to issue a lengthy address at the opening session, but…

  • Raleigh Shooting Rampage Shatters Quiet Neighborhood’s Peace

    Raleigh Shooting Rampage Shatters Quiet Neighborhood’s Peace

    By ALLEN G. BREED and HANNAH SCHOENBAUM, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — For Hedingham resident Marvin Judd, Nicole Connors and her beloved wire-haired dog, Sami, were as much a fixture of his routine as his daily drive to get an egg-and-cheese biscuit for breakfast. “I’d see her walking that dog,” said Judd, 76, who’s…

  • Homebuyers seek riskier loans with echoes of 2008 housing crisis

    Homebuyers seek riskier loans with echoes of 2008 housing crisis

    WASHINGTON — Home buyers feeling financially squeezed by higher interest rates are increasingly being steered by real estate agents and mortgage brokers to potentially riskier types of mortgages, similar to those seen ahead of the 2008 financial crisis, causing concern among some consumer advocates and industry analysts.  Among the loans being promoted to home buyers…