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  • Photo Release — Huntington Ingalls Industries Celebrates 154 Graduates of The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding in Drive-in Theater-style Ceremony

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) hosted commencement exercises on Saturday for 154 graduates of the company’s Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding. Due to the COVID-19 environment, and in an effort to keep all employees, staff, graduates and their guests safe, the ceremony was held outdoors at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton.“A drive-in movie-style graduation is likely not what you expected, but I think it’s pretty safe to say that the past year in many ways isn’t what any of us expected,” said Jennifer Boykin, president of Newport News Shipbuilding.“Graduating from The Apprentice School is not an easy feat and when you couple the long hours balancing your work and your studies, along with new obstacles you faced this year, like remote learning and working with your entire family in the same area, it makes this accomplishment even more extraordinary,” Boykin told the graduates. “The lessons you’ve learned during the past year have molded you in a way unlike any other apprenticeship experience. The past 12 months, with all its twists and turns it’s brought, have helped train you for challenges yet to come. It is your ability to

    April 18, 2021
  • U.S. agency tells consumers to stop using Peloton's Tread+ treadmill

    Peloton Co-Founder and CEO John Foley speaks during the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 at Moscone Center on September 6, 2018 in San Francisco.Kimberly White | Getty ImagesThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Saturday said consumers should stop using the Tread+ treadmill from exercise equipment maker Peloton if small children or pets are around. The announcement came one month after Peloton itself disclosed an accident involving the treadmill that resulted in the death of a child.The warning could add to challenges for the company as it looks to expand its business by selling running systems with online content.The U.S. agency said it knew about 39 incidents, including one death, and it said there had been reports of a pet and objects getting sucked underneath the treadmill. The agency released a video of one child getting stuck under the device as it was running, although the child was able to get out.If people want to keep using the Tread+, they should only do so in a locked room and they should keep other objects away, the agency said. It advised people to unplug the treadmill while not using it and to keep the key to turn it on elsewhere and away

    April 18, 2021
  • Prime Minister Trudeau to participate in Leaders Summit on Climate

    OTTAWA, ON, April 17, 2021 /CNW/ – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will participate in the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate hosted by the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, on April 22 and 23.Consistent with the Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership, Canada is committed to working with the United States to take action on the climate crisis, and to create jobs and economic opportunity for people in both our countries. The Leaders Summit on Climate will be an important opportunity for heads of state and government, and business and civil society leaders to meet and discuss the urgent need for stronger climate action. The Summit will also highlight how reducing emissions and adapting to climate change will lead to new economic opportunities and jobs, including here in Canada. During the Summit, Prime Minister Trudeau will discuss how Canada is taking bold climate action – including through our climate plan, A Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy – to make life more affordable and communities more livable, create jobs and middle class growth, and ensure cleaner air and water for our kids and grandkids. Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson

    April 18, 2021
  • ROSEN, SKILLED INVESTOR COUNSEL, Encourages AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc. Investors to Secure Counsel Before Important April 27 Deadline in Securities Class Action – UAVS

    NEW YORK, April 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ –WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc. (NYSE: UAVS) between September 3, 2019 and February 18, 2021, inclusive (the “Class Period”), of the important April 27, 2021 lead plaintiff deadline in the securities class action first filed by the firm.SO WHAT: If you purchased AgEagle securities during the Class Period you may be entitled to compensation without payment of any out of pocket fees or costs through a contingency fee arrangement.WHAT TO DO NEXT:  To join the AgEagle class action, go https://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-2037.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq. toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email pkim@rosenlegal.com or cases@rosenlegal.com for information on the class action. A class action lawsuit has already been filed. If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than April 27, 2021. A lead plaintiff is a representative party acting on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation. WHY ROSEN LAW: We encourage investors to select qualified counsel with a track record of success in leadership roles. Often, firms issuing notices do not have comparable experience or resources. The Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice

    April 18, 2021