Hyde-Smith Votes For Victims Of Crime Fund Fix | Mississippi Politics and News

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Reforming the bill would increase funding for government victim compensation and assistance programs and subsidies to victim service providers. U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) Today voted in favor of legislation to strengthen funding for the Crime Victims Fund, a grant program of the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA ) which supports state-level programs that...

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India’s AI-powered health and fitness app HealthifyMe gears up to expand to North America with $ 75 million investment

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HealthifyMe, an AI-powered Indian health and fitness app, has raised $ 75 million in a Series C funding round led by LeapFrog and Khosla Ventures. The investment round was also joined by HealthQuad, Unilever Ventures, Elm of the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund, as well as regular investors Chiratae Ventures, Inventus Capital and Sistema...

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Deepening Nigeria’s Payments System | THIS DAY

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Donald nwaogu The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently unveiled its intention to launch its digital currencies before December 2021. With this plan, the CBN joins over 70% of central banks around the world who are respectively studying payment technology following increasing investor interest in cryptocurrency. In addition, technological advancements in recent years, which...

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Fall in retail sales with the opening of the UK

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The latest figures from Kantar show take-out grocery sales plummeted 5.1% and digital carts declined in the 12 weeks leading up to July 11, 2021. Despite this year-over-year decline, sales remain strong compared to pre-pandemic times and shoppers spent £ 3 billion more on groceries than during the same period in 2019. Commenting on...

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