Former UAW exec and GM board member sentenced to 30 months in prison for taking kickbacks

Former United Auto Workers Vice President Joseph Ashton on Tuesday was sentenced to 30 months in prison for accepting kickbacks as part of a wide-ranging federal corruption probe into the union. Ashton, a former General Motors Co board member, pleaded guilty in December 2019 to conspiring with other union officials to receive “hundreds of thousands […]

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New ALS guideline establishes national standard for managing neurodegenerative disease

The first Canadian guideline for the care and management of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)—Lou Gehrig’s disease—recommends a patient-focused approach, with attention to holistic and emotional aspects of well-being. The guideline, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), is intended for ALS clinicians, allied health professionals and primary care providers, and contains an easy-to-reference […]

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U.S. retail sales lose speed as pandemic, lack of fiscal stimulus weigh

U.S. retail sales increased less than expected in October and could slow further, restrained by spiraling new COVID-19 infections and declining household income as millions of unemployed Americans lose government financial support. While other data on Tuesday showed production at factories accelerating last month, output remained well below its pre-pandemic level and the uncontrolled coronavirus […]

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Samsung’s all-in-one display is a PC monitor, smart TV, and more

Samsung’s new monitor is designed for more than the usual PC-based activities. Aptly named the Samsung Smart Monitor, it not only boasts a smart TV-style entertainment hub but also comes with mobile connectivity and remote home office features.The all-in-one monitor uses Samsung’s Tizen 3.5 operating system found in its line of smart televisions. That means […]

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