Quid pro quo

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Quid pro quo
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

SPAD should overhaul taxi service

"UBER 'SAPU'" (Front page, Aug 28) refers. I empathise with SPAD that its officers have not gotten replies to their emails and phone calls to UBER.I and many Malaysians face this daily when our letters and emails to government and statutory bodies receive ... [Published The Sun Daily - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

National Right to Work official: It's 'Labor' Day, not 'Union' Day

Most Americans realize that Labor Day is about celebrating workers and their contribution to our free society, but that won’t stop union bosses from stealing the spotlight to push their own agenda.Despite this, there is still much to celebrate this Labor ... [Published NewsOK.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Coal block allocation to Hindalco was in national interest CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said in its closure report that the allocation of a coal mine to aluminium maker Hindalco was taken in the interest of the country and in view of its federal legal framework.HT Online had first broken the ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Walker's smarts strain belief

Regardless of what you might think of Scott Walker, I think we can all agree that, unlike many of our state legislators, he is not stupid.For him to insist that there was no quid pro quo based upon a $700,000 contribution from Gogebic Taconic and the ... [Published Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Germany ready to dilute austerity medicine for reform-minded France

BERLIN--After ramming austerity medicine down the throats of smaller euro zone countries for the past four years, Germany is showing clemency towards its closest ally, France.Dubbed 'KRANKreich' or 'ill empire' - a pun on the German word for France - ... [Published St Martin Daily Herald - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Premiers’ conference: And now, a word from our sponsor

Once again, the annual gathering of provincial and territorial government leaders known as the Premiers’ Conference, under way this week in Charlottetown, is being paid for in large part by corporate sponsorships. This is government brought to you by ... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Customer service in the data economy

explores what happens when a customer becomes a userTech customer service has attained a whole new level of weird over the past couple of weeks.As Facebook rolled out its Android Messenger app, users realised that they needed to grant over 30 security ... [Published Tech City News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The complete idiot’s guide to Mideast peace – part 254

Open-ended Gaza truce puts off tough issues | The Times of Israel    ‘ Hamas declares victory, celebrations erupt in Strip; Israel hopes truce sticks this time; Israel and Egypt still to control borders’Well, will this new truce really stick? The resentment, ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Hamas Says Long-Term Gaza Ceasefire Has been Reached

Suhaib Salem/ReutersAn explosion and smoke are seen after Israeli strikes in Gaza City.Weeks after Israel withdrew ground troops from Gaza and just days after the largest rocket bombardment of the conflict, the two-month war between Israel and Hamas might ... [Published Business Insider - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: HAMAS, Israel, Ceasefire
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

How you stop a BK from going to Canada

I am not rigidly Darwinian in my viewpoint regarding capitalism; I do believe companies have a corporate responsibility to pay their fair tax share, particularly when they enjoy the benefits of what many believe to be the strongest economy in the world, ... [Published CNBC - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Traditional Cabbies Fight Milwaukee

By MOLLY WILLMSMILWAUKEE (CN) - Milwaukee created an unconstitutional, two-tiered system of taxis, with traditional cabs licensed and regulated, but "network companies" such as Lyft and Uber able to play by their own rules, five cab companies claim in ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Taking the low road

Posted:Monday, August 25, 2014, 1:08 AMOne Pennsylvania Turnpike commissioner allegedly instructed a vendor to be on the lookout for fund-raiser invitations. A turnpike contractor was told where to send his donations and, a grand jury found, urged to ... [Published Philly.com - Aug 25 2014]

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"It is clear that unsecured 'loans' amounting to Rs 3.90 crore were received by Respondent No. 5 (Singh) and his wife (after Respondent No. 5 became the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh) from the director and promoter of M/s Venture Energy"
"You (CBI) have to clarify three things. First, whether the rulerule of law was followed or not and second is whether there was an act of omission or commission in it and the last one is whether the act of omission or commission, if any, has an element of criminality" Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar said
"The decision to accommodate the said firm of Mumbai in Talabira-II coal block in partial modification of the recommendation of the 25th meeting of the screening committee was found to be a case of incorporating both the views of the screening committee and the government of Odisha, taken in larger interest of the country and in view of the federal legal frame work wherein most of the statutory clearances are accorded by the concerned state government" the closure report stated
"We were just informed last evening that in five years we have to buy a $500,000 fire truck, and … we have a 60-year-old school that will need funding,” McKinney said. "If we go out and borrow $500,000 for a fire truck and borrow another $500,000 for a bridge … then we are looking at a million dollars in debt.""

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