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Pols, tech leaders remain at odds over ban on noncompetes
State lawmakers and administration officials are pushing for a compromise on noncompete agreements, but tech industry leaders who say such pacts stifle innovation aren’t backing down. “It’s not the level of change that could move the needle,” said C.A. Webb, executive director of the New England Venture Capital Association. “We’re still advocating a ban.”
Pope Francis: No to clergy sex abuse
I LOVE Pope Francis. He is firm in his stand not to tolerate clergy sex abuse. His words were crisp when he said that this is “the shame of the Church” (the church founded by Jesus Christ). We should be aware that the Vatican has made a compromise on two international agreements prohibiting sexual abuse of children. These two treaties are “The Convention on the Rights of the Child” (ratified by ...
Kerry deals with crises from all directions
Critics might argue that Kerry’s negotiations with Afghan and Iranian officials have produced little more than agreements that “kick the can down the road.” But there are worse things than buying some time,
";Bad Deal"; Better Than ";No Deal";?
";No deal is better than bad deal:"; that's the mantra that has been heard ad nauseam in the recent past and presented as self-evident of U.S. toughness in the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program. -Francois Nicoulaud
NJ bill would put limits on duration of alimony
After months of trying to strike a deal on alimony reform — an issue that touches on the emotional topic of financial independence after divorce — lawmakers have passed a compromise bill that now waits for Governor Christie’s signature or veto.