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Former Canadian Ambassador to Israel worked for Black Cube, an Israeli intelligence firm

Vivian Bercovici, former Canadian ambassador to Israel, worked for Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube after her diplomatic tenure ended, Radio-Canada has learned. Black Cube is a controversial private sector company made up of former members of Mossad and other Israeli intelligence agencies. The messages sent to a potential Black Cube …

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Zoning laws and planning efforts in the triangle

160D and Ordinance Updates: Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill recently passed text changes to update their Development Orders to be consistent with the new NCGS Chapter 160D (information regarding 160D may be found here). The new regulations include modified ward meetings and public notification requirements; clarify the minimum requirements for …

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COVID-19 drive tests Wednesday in Lumberton

May 14, 2021 RALEIGH – North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper on Friday immediately ended state capacity limits on businesses and nearly all remaining statewide mask-wearing warrants, reducing the state to near normal operations after 15 months marked by lockdowns and COVID-19 limits. The Democratic governor of the nation’s ninth largest …

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Green buildings do more than keep tropical tenants cool

Architects no longer try to isolate workers, but rather adapt structures to their natural surroundings, which can present unique challenges, ranging from intense downpours to constant heat and humidity. By Andrew Janes and Shawna Kwan / Bloomberg On a generally hot and humid Singapore afternoon, a cool breeze blows under …

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Featured Weekly: Bank Warns Canada Home Prices May Peak Soon, More Buildings Will Always Lead To Higher Prices

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian real estate The market ‘bubble’ may explode soon, so buyers make sure you like this property: BMO BMO is warning investors to make sure they really want this property, as they could get stuck with it for a …

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3 monthly dividend REITs to buy in May

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have a natural appeal to income investors: REITs are required to pay most of their taxable income directly to shareholders. Most of them do this on a quarterly basis, but some pay monthly, which many income investors may find even more appealing, perhaps especially those …

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too dangerous for home exercise

Melissa Perlman takes her training seriously. The 39-year-old Delray Beach resident, a Spanish River High School graduate, former cross-country and track star, and two-time World Maccabiah Games competitor, is an under three-hour marathoner and one of the best courses in Palm Beach County. runners. So after she and her boyfriend, …

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California Capitol Watch: Meeting the Need for Affordable Housing – Accessory Housing Units

By Eric Gelber Accessory housing units (ADUs) – also known as grandmother’s apartments, in-laws, secondary units, etc. – are an option for adding much-needed affordable housing in California. A DSU is a smaller self-contained residential unit (maximum 1,200 square feet) located on the same lot as a self-contained single-family home …

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