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ProPhotonix Limited Announces Posting of Notice of Annual General Meeting – Press Release

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014. Upon the publication of this announcement via a Regulatory Information Service (“RIS”), this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

SALEM, NH / ACCESSWIRE / October 9, 2020 / ProPhotonix Limited (London Stock Exchange (AIM:PPIX)(OTC PINK:STKR), a high technology designer and manufacturer of LED illumination systems and laser diode modules, with operations in Ireland and the United Kingdom, announces that its 2020 Notice of Annual General Meeting (AGM) has been posted to stockholders and is available on the Company’s web site. The Company’s AGM will be held on November 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time at the Company’s office at 13 Red Roof Lane, Salem, New Hampshire 03079. Only stockholders of record at the close of business on September 30,

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Michigan attorney general charges right-wing political operatives with intimidating voters through robocalls

Two notorious right-wing political operatives were charged Thursday for allegedly running a voter suppression operation targeting voters in Michigan, according to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.



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The operatives, Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, are accused of orchestrating a series of robocalls aimed at deterring Detroit residents from voting by mail. They are each charged with one count of intimidating voters, one count of conspiracy to commit an election law violation, one count of using a computer to commit the crime of intimidating voters and using a computer to commit the crime of conspiracy. The first two charges each carry a maximum of five years in prison and the latter two charges carry a maximum of seven years in prison.

“Any effort to interfere with, intimidate or intentionally mislead Michigan voters will be met with swift and severe consequences,” Nessel, a Democrat, said in a news

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Assange ‘Binge-Watched’ Suicide of Ex-Bosnian Croat General | World News

By PAN PYLAS, Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Julian Assange relayed how he “binge-watched” the suicide of the former Bosnian Croat general in a U.N. courtroom three years ago, a doctor who visited the WikiLeaks founder on several occasions while he was in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London told an extradition hearing Thursday.

Dr. Sondra Crosby, associate professor of medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine, said she noted a visible deterioration in both his mental and physical state over her four visits from Oct. 2017 to the embassy where Assange was living. He had been granted asylum by Ecuador five years earlier over fears of extradition to the U.S. related to his WikiLeaks work.

Crosby told London’s Old Bailey criminal court that on a visit in February 2018, Assange had first described thoughts of suicide and how he was thinking about it “very deliberately” and that he had

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M3AAWG Gathers for Milestone 50th General Meeting to Continue Fighting Online Abuse

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) will host its 50th General Meeting from October 12-15, 2020 in a virtual event that gathers representatives from over 200 member companies, including AT&T, Comcast, Verizon, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft, to discuss the latest developments in online privacy and security and develop collaborative approaches to combat online abuse.

M3AAWG’s 50th General Meeting will bring together leaders from internet service providers, telecom companies, email service providers, social networking companies, leading hardware and software vendors, and more to discuss collective best practices for fighting many of the most pressing cybersecurity challenges. Sessions explore topics such as the latest in 5G, stalkerware, artificial intelligence, robodiallers, abuse operations & GDPR, and much more.

“Over the past 16 years, M3AAWG has grown exponentially and continues to foster collaboration to combat new forms of abuse,” said Amy Cadagin,

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PINTEC Announces Results of 2020 Extraordinary General Meeting

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BEIJING, Sept. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: PT) (“PINTEC” or the “Company”), a leading independent technology platform enabling financial services in China, today announced that it held its 2020 extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (the “EGM”) on September 25, 2020. At the EGM, the shareholders:

About PINTEC

PINTEC is a leading independent technology platform enabling financial services in China. By connecting business and financial partners on its open platform, PINTEC enables them to provide financial services to end users efficiently and effectively. The Company offers its partners a full suite of customized solutions, ranging from digital retail lending, digital business lending, robotic process automation, to wealth management and insurance products. Leveraging its scalable and reliable technology infrastructure, PINTEC serves a wide range of industry verticals

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Kings Name Monte McNair General Manager

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Watch live: World leaders speak at U.N. General Assembly debate

Sept. 22 (UPI) — In a recorded address Tuesday at the 75th U.N. General Assembly, U.S. President Donald Trump slammed China for its response to COVID-19 in the early weeks of the pandemic.

Trump’s taped remarks were broadcast on the first day of the assembly’s General Debate, along with recorded addresses from other global leaders.

“The Chinese government and the World Health Organization, which is virtually controlled by China, falsely declared that there was no evidence of human-to-human transmission,” Trump said. “The United Nations must hold China accountable for their actions.”

China’s U.N. ambassador, Zhang Jun, said his country’s leadership “resolutely rejects the baseless accusations against China. Zhang introduced Chinese President Xi Jinping’s pre-recorded statement to the U.N. General Assembly.

“The world is at a crossroads. At this moment, the world needs more solidarity and cooperation, but not confrontation,” Zhang said.

Again calling it the “China virus,” Trump declared that

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Trump administration expected to urge state attorneys general to probe social media bias

By The Washington Post Time of article publishedSep 23, 2020

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By Tony Romm

Washington – The Trump administration is expected to urge Republican state attorneys general on Wednesday to investigate social-media sites over allegations they censor conservatives online, escalating the White House’s war with Silicon Valley at a time when tech giants are increasingly taking action against the president’s most controversial posts.

The Trump administration plans to raise the issue at a gathering with at least eight top Republican officials, encouraging them to use their existing state laws to probe and potentially punish perceived acts of political bias, according to two people familiar with the White House’s thinking. They spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss an event that has not yet occurred.

The effort comes nearly four months after Trump signed an executive order that opened the door for the federal

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Address To The General Assembly | 22 September 2020

Excellencies,

In a world turned upside down, this General Assembly Hall is among the strangest sights of all.

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our annual meeting beyond recognition.

But it has made it more important than ever.

In January, I addressed the General Assembly and identified “four horsemen” in our midst — four threats that endanger our common future.

First, the highest global geo-strategic tensions in years.

Second, an existential climate crisis.

Third, deep and growing global mistrust.

And fourth, the dark side of the digital world.

But a fifth horseman was lurking in the shadows.

Since January, the COVID-19 pandemic has galloped across the globe – joining the four other horsemen and adding to the fury of each.

And every day, the grim toll grows, families grieve, societies stagger, and the pillars of our world wobble on already shaky

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UN chief appeals for global solidarity at General Assembly, warns coronavirus is ‘dress rehearsal’ for challenges ahead

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 22 (APP): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday appealed for global solidarity to overcome coronavirus, and again call for a global ceasefire during the pandemic, by the end of the year.

In his centerpiece address to the historic 75th session of the UN General Assembly, Guterres characterized the pandemic from the podium as “not only a wake-up call” but “a dress rehearsal” for challenges to come.

“In an interconnected world, it is high time to recognize a simple truth: solidarity is self-interest. If we fail to grasp that fact, everyone loses”, he said, delivering his annual report on the work of the Organization in a largely empty hall of the 193-member Assembly where social distancing was maintained because of the ongoing pandemic.

The Secretary-General underscored the need for solidarity at this moment, particularly as countries least capable to address COVID-19 have received far too little assistance. He

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