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BERLIN | German Catholics release report on church sex abuse

BERLIN — The German Bishops Conference has released a report on sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church in Germany saying 3,677 people were abused by clergy between 1946 and 2014. Tuesday’s report concludes that more than half of the victims were 13 or younger and most were boys. Every sixth case involved rape and at … Continue reading BERLIN | German Catholics release report on church sex abuse

LINCOLN, Neb | Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations

LINCOLN, Neb — For more than a decade, a conservative Catholic diocese in Nebraska was the only church in the U.S. that refused to participate in annual reviews of sexual misconduct that were a key reform enacted in the wake of the 2002 Boston clergy abuse scandal. As a new wave of abuse scandals rock … Continue reading LINCOLN, Neb | Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations

BEIJING | No censored search in China, rights groups tell Google

BEIJING— More than a dozen human rights groups have sent a letter to Google urging the company not to offer censored internet search services in China. The joint letter dated Tuesday calls on CEO Sundar Pichai to explain what Google is doing to safeguard users from the Chinese government’s censorship and surveillance. That follows a … Continue reading BEIJING | No censored search in China, rights groups tell Google

State responses to #MeToo lean toward transparency, fairness

The #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct has prompted many state legislatures to reconsider their internal policies and state laws on the issue. Although about half of House and Senate legislative chambers nationwide have taken no substantive action this year, the measures adopted in other states have addressed a variety of issues, including training, investigations and … Continue reading State responses to #MeToo lean toward transparency, fairness

Transparency in Corporate Cash Flows to be Addressed on Advancements TV Series

JUPITER, FLA./ AUGUST 16, 2018 (STL.News) Advancements with Ted Danson will focus on how smart contracts are being used to create efficiency. This episode is scheduled to broadcast 1Q/2019. Check your local listings for more information. As the first protocol to add transparency to corporate cash flows, making them available on the public Blockchain, Xriba … Continue reading Transparency in Corporate Cash Flows to be Addressed on Advancements TV Series

Real estate transparency improves globally

CHICAGO/ June 27, 2018 (STL.News) — Governments worldwide have been gradually forging greater transparency in real estate markets, addressing growing demands from investors and the public to deliver significant change. Over the 20 years that JLL has been publishing its biennial proprietary Global Real Estate Transparency Index, increased regulatory requirements and greater data availability have … Continue reading Real estate transparency improves globally

U.S. Department of State News: Transparency in the Chisinau Mayoral Race

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States is closely monitoring the ongoing court proceedings to invalidate the results of the June 3 mayoral elections in Chisinau, Moldova.  The sanctity of elections are the foundation of any democracy and must comply with international norms.  We expect the Moldovan government … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Transparency in the Chisinau Mayoral Race

Lack of transparency clouds Texas spending after Harvey

FORT WORTH, Texas /December 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Texas has been awarded billions in federal aid to help recover from Hurricane Harvey and the devastating flooding that followed, but it’s unclear how the state is spending its share of the money. State records don’t indicate which contracts are storm-related, making fund tracking — and spending … Continue reading Lack of transparency clouds Texas spending after Harvey