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It’s just the latest in a bumper year of piracy for the region, reversing what had been a decline in global piracy.

From Fortune

Less than a month after the Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy in February, the coronavirus pandemic closed schools and halted many in-person Scouting programs, weakening membership that was already on the decline.

The biggest decline was in the transportation sector, which fell by 14%, the report found.

This will see two new carbon capture and storage “clusters” built by the middle of this decade, helping to support 50,000 jobs, potentially in parts of northeastern England where heavy industry has been in decline.

From Fortune

Publishers have to build for scarcity, whether it comes in the near term via the pandemic and its economic consequences extending into 2021, or further down the line as one revenue stream or another faces erosion and decline.

From Digiday

The Italian foreign ministry has declined to comment on the video.

She adds that they continued to email, but “finally, in so many words, he declined to be interviewed.”

Fossella declined to run again, but in the years since he has mused aloud about challenging Grimm.

But the current pontiff, for reasons one might fully understand, declined to meet the would-be papal assassin.

Abu Faour declined repeated requests to comment for this article.

But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.

He drew himself up more stiffly than before, as he declined the offer.

They gardened, they drove out, they rowed and sailed upon the lake, but they declined all acquaintances.

That made men sin by word, and supplanted him that reproved them in the gate, and declined in vain from the just.

Mr. Pontellier declined to interfere, to interpose either his influence or his authority.


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