Stearns (United States)

Type: City
Name: Stearns (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 36.699001
Longitude: -84.477402
population: 1,587
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

GOOGLE : Patent Issued for Method, System, and Program for Archiving Files

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Computer Weekly News -- A patent by the inventors Stakutis, Christopher J. ( Concord, MA ); Haselton, William R. ( Tucson, AZ ); Stearns, Kevin M. ( Maynard, MA ); Stuart, Alan L . ( Scarsdale, NY ); Marek, Toby ... [Published 4 Traders - 17 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

AFKI Mining: Will Dodd-Frank Address The Roots Of Conflict?

Last week the District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled on one of the most important cases for human rights advocates and Africa watchers so far this year.The Court ruled on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s rules regarding disclosure on ... [Published AFK Insider - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Dodd-Frank, Mining, Mineral
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Growing Perils of the Cashless Future

We’re finally on the brink of the cashless society that futurists and other have been forecasting for years. The average consumer owns  at least two credit cards and early adopters have begun  ditching plastic for virtual wallets . Even businesses that ... [Published The Fiscal Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Local unemployment rate increases, bucks trend in other cities

Economy (Photo: Times graphic)Unemployment in Central Minnesota edged up during March, according to data released Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.The unemployment rate in the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical ... [Published St. Cloud Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

World Vision policy changes

In late March, World Vision, one of the largest Christian humanitarian organizations in the world, both announced a change in their policy concerning gay marriage and reversed it due to pushback from the evangelical community.On March 24, World Vision ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Washington State Advocates Fighting for Online Poker Reform

In 2006 Washington State passed what many consider to be one of the most draconian gambling laws in the country, a law that makes playing online poker in the state a felony.With online poker players potentially facing jail time and stiff fines Washington ... [Published Bluff Magazine - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Judge: Out-of-state pot rap can’t stop gun ownership

A federal judge yesterday ruled that two Bay State men — previously convicted of marijuana possession in other states — could not be denied the right to have guns in their homes for self-defense purposes based on their prior drug crimes.U.S. District ... [Published Boston Herald - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Stearns to serve as interim chancellor at MSU Billings

-- MSU News ServiceMontana State University President Waded Cruzado announced today the appointment of Sheila Stearns, Montana commissioner emerita of higher education, as interim chancellor of MSU Billings.Stearns will replace Rolf Groseth, who retires ... [Published Montana State University - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

World Vision and Evangelicals flip-flop, hurt needy

Share thisRelated PostsNoneOn March 25, the United States branch of World Vision announced that it would hire individuals in same-sex marriages. World Vision reversed the policy change one day later after protests from donors and the Evangelical community ... [Published Hillsdale Collegian - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 7 reports

Will World Vision flip-flop = lawsuits?

World Vision U.S. Headquarters in Federal Way, WA Wikimedia CommonsI understand World Vision’s original decision  to hire Christians in same-sex marriages had nothing to do with the threat of a lawsuit. After all, WV President Richard Stearns told   Christianity ... [Published Religion News Service - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 18 reports

After a storm of criticism, World Vision U.S. Reverses Decision To Hire Christians in Same-Sex Marriages

) in a Christianity Today (CT) story just released by Celeste Gracey and Jeremy Weber.“The last couple of days have been painful,” president Richard Stearns told reporters this evening. “We feel pain and a broken heart for the confusion we caused for ... [Published Assist News Service - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 10 reports

Boycott: Evangelicals react to World Vision decision to hire people in gay ‘marriages’

( LifeSiteNews.com ) – The nearly billion-dollar Christian charity World Vision has reversed its longstanding policy, announcing that it will begin hiring homosexuals in same-sex “marriages” to work for their ministry.World Vision U.S. President Richard ... [Published LifeSite - Mar 25 2014]

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The following quote was obtained by the news editors from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The present invention is related to a method, system, and program for archiving files."
...but we need a stronger commitment from all stakeholders," stated Delara Derakhshani, policy counsel for Consumers Union, in testimony to Congress. "Policymakers must also take action to encourage investments in technology to tighten up the security of our financial institutions."
Stearns, in defense of the change, told Christianity Today, "This is not an endorsement of same sex marriage. We have decided we are not going to get into that debate. Nor is this a rejection of traditional marriage, which we affirm and support."

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Five final candidates for the World Bioenergy A... [Published Environmental Expert - Apr 21 2014]
Judge: Out-of-state pot rap can’t stop gun owne... [Published Boston Herald - Apr 19 2014]
World Vision and Evangelicals flip-flop, hurt n... [Published Hillsdale Collegian - Apr 18 2014]
Stearns to serve as interim chancellor at MSU B... [Published Montana State University - Apr 18 2014]
WORLD VISION: A Sign of Things to Come? [Published One Place.com - Apr 17 2014]
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CIAM contract to get further study [Published Pantagraph.com - Apr 15 2014]
Community Medical Center will be fifth for-prof... [Published Missoulian - Apr 13 2014]
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Climate Cast: Is Minnesota the new Nebraska for... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 10 2014]
HEALTHWATCH: Organ donation program [Published WEAR TV 3 - Apr 09 2014]
After World Vision, evangelicals debate boundar... [Published Religion News Service - Apr 09 2014]
Meet the I-81 stakeholders invited to help shap... [Published Syracuse Online - Apr 08 2014]
“Freedom of the Press” and “The Shield Law”: “P... [Published Global Research - Apr 08 2014]
UnitedHealth, Humana Take Cut in Medicare Advan... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 08 2014]
How evangelicals won a war and lost a generation [Published CNN - Apr 08 2014]
Lacking Vision [Published Huffington Post - Apr 07 2014]
Russia, U.S. tied by technology investments [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 06 2014]
How World Vision Can Regain Trust [Published One Place.com - Apr 05 2014]
Terry Mattingly: World Vision caught in same-se... [Published Knox News Sentinel - Apr 05 2014]
Church Worldwide: World Vision U.S.’s Gay Marri... [Published Banner - Apr 05 2014]
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The Christianists Strike Back [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 28 2014]
Earlier this week, we gave an Yglesias Award nomination to Richard Stearns, president of World Vision U.S., one of the largest evangelical aid organizations in the world. He had taken a stand that a married gay person could be employed by the organization ...
World Vision’s Gay Marriage Flip-Flop Reflects ... [Published Georgetown/On Faith - Mar 28 2014]
Nearly two years ago, Chick-fil-A CEO Dan T. Cathy caused a backlash when he said he supported marriage between a man and a woman. Gay groups announced boycotts, and Christian consumers rallied around the fast-food chain’s chicken sandwiches. In a recent ...
NCCN to Host Policy Summit Concerning Biomarker... [Published CisionWire - English - Mar 27 2014]
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) will host Designing Clinical Trials in the Era of Multiple Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies on April 25, 2014 in Bethesda, Maryland, as part of the NCCN Oncology Policy Program.FORT WASHINGTON, PA — ...
How The World Vision Flip-Flop Demonstrates Con... [Published Think Progress - Mar 27 2014]
World Vision, one of the largest humanitarian organizations on the planet, made two surprising announcements this week. On Monday, the evangelical Christian organization announced that for the first time, it would hire employees in same-sex marriages, ...
World Vision Reverses Its Decision on Married G... [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Mar 26 2014]
World Vision, the Christian charitable organization which earlier this week announced that they would employ persons in same-sex marriages according to the same fidelity expecations for those in opposite-sex marriages, have now reversed their decision ...
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