Posts Tagged ‘local’

Saving Local Newspapers Squeezed By Hedge Funds

Above photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images. A Replanting Strategy. Hundreds of newspapers are languishing in the hands of hedge funds and chains. It’s time to replant them with community nonprofit groups and mission-driven owners. Download this white paper as a pdf The conversation about the crisis in local news has tended to focus on two solutions: […]

Local NGOs rally to rebuild Beirut in wake of port explosion

Lebanon’s political instability, failing economy, and the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the Lebanese pound to lose 80% of its value, since August, according to the Associated Press. Many Lebanese nationals have turned to real estate during this time of crisis, in a bid to safeguard their money. According to Bank Audi, […]

Coronavirus: France, Spain, and UK set to introduce new local measures amid surge in cases

European countries have rolled out new restrictions as the World Health Organisation (WHO) said global COVID-19 cases had surpassed 30 million. Authorities in France and the UK are both to introduce new measures to combat the spread of the virus, as cases in the counties continue to climb, while Spain is also set to announce […]

French local mayors facing wave of violence, says association

France has seen increasing assaults on its local mayors in 2020, an association representing them has warned. Five “violent attacks” have been carried out on municipal officials in the country since the start of July, the Association of Mayors in France (AMF) said. As many as 233 acts of aggression have already been recorded up […]

French local mayors facing wave of violence, says association

France has seen increasing assaults on its local mayors in 2020, an association representing them has warned. Five “violent attacks” have been carried out on municipal officials in the country since the start of July, the Association of Mayors in France (AMF) said. As many as 233 acts of aggression have already been recorded up […]

Water supply to this small Syrian town is more than just another local power struggle

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Feds Step in to Prosecute Criminal Rioters in Portland as Local DA Stands Down

The Department of Justice announced on Thursday that it will prosecute 74 people for crimes committed during violent protests that have occurred nightly in Portland, Oregon, since May 29. The press release for the announcement said: On many nights, after peaceful demonstrations end, various public and private buildings have been the target of vandalism and […]

Muslim Fulani Attacks in Nigeria Displace Local Missionaries

Photo Credit: Ovinuchi Ejiohuo Unsplash (Christian Aid Mission) — The slaughter of Christian men, women and children by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria accelerated in recent weeks to unprecedented levels, with a three-day series of assaults displacing five native missionaries and their families, the leader of a native ministry said. The local missionaries and […]

Antifascists Are Facing Off Against The Far-Right, Backed By Local Cops

Above photo: Fascists v. anti-fascists in Sunland-Tujunga in the San Fernando Valley, CA from Twitter. Every Friday in Sunland-Tujunga, a small neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles, just 15 minutes from Downtown LA, a group of violent far-Right Trump supporters meets under the guise of rallying in support of […]

Local Officials in Nepal Order Halt to Construction of Church Building

(Morning Star News) – Municipal officials in Nepal ordered a church to stop construction of a worship hall after local Hindus objected to it, sources said. Some of the area Hindus had threatened relatives who became Christians after pastor Manish Bohra began proclaiming Christ in Galkot in January. When a small church began that outgrew […]

Cher Desperately Wants To Volunteer At Her Local Post Office

Cher has started looking into the possibility of volunteering at her local United States Post Office. She actually seems quite desperate to volunteer with the USPS The left wing pop star even catalogued her actions in a series of tweets, in which she asked her 3.8 million Twitter followers if volunteering at the USPS was […]

Birmingham, the UK’s second city, could be heading towards a local lockdown

Birmingham residents have been warned that the UK’s second-largest city could be heading towards a local lockdown if steps aren’t taken now to “halt the spread” of coronavirus cases. It comes after a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus cases from 13.8 per 100,000 people on August 14 to the mid to high 20s […]

Local Media Recommends Parents Lie, Trick Children into Wearing Face Mask

A local ABC affiliate released a list of tips for deceiving pre-school children into wearing COVID-19 face masks, despite kids being in the lowest risk age group. The list of recommendations, provided to KVUE by Texas Children’s Hospital pediatrician Dr. Matthew Wilber, comes as children across the country are set to go back to school […]

Ireland orders multiple local lockdowns to stem ‘merciless and unrelentless’ coronavirus

Ireland has announced new restrictions in three regions amid a surge of COVID-19 cases. Prime minister Micheal Martin said this will apply to the counties of Kildare, Laois and Offaly, in response to a “deep and urgent threat.” The restrictions came into force on Saturday and are set to last for two weeks. “I understand […]

‘Mafia Shakedown’: BLM Demands Cut of Local Business Profits for ‘Protection’

Black Lives Matter protesters are issuing “Mafia-style shakedown” demands to local businesses in Louisville, KY, according to a restaurant owner who says they ordered him to employ a certain number of non-white staff and distribute a percentage of business profits to organizations run by non-whites — or else face the consequences. According to the BLM […]

Super-Covid? Vietnam reports 11 new cases of MORE AGGRESSIVE local strain of coronavirus

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All of the new cases have been linked to a hospital in Danang, with four of the infected being health workers and others the patients who contracted the coronavirus inside the facility, Vietnam’s Health Ministry said. This puts the overall number of cases at 15. Also on Vietnam evacuating 80,000 people from Danang after […]

Feds Use Unmarked Vans to ‘Kidnap’ Protesters Off Portland Streets, Enraging Local Officials

Get the latest Waking Times articles delivered to your inbox. Sign up here. Elias Marat, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times In a bid to suppress protests against police brutality and racial injustice in Portland, Oregon, federal authorities have turned the city into a de facto police state in recent days, where heavily-armed security personnel roam […]

US Department of Agriculture Provided Over $277 Million for Local Jail Construction Since 1996

The United States government provided over $277 million in funding for county jail construction since 1996, according to documents obtained by Shadowproof. The funding came in the form of grants and long-term low-interest loans through the Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program run by the Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development agency. Small rural communities […]

Sitapur dog attacks in India: Eight-year-old succumbs to injuries – local death toll increases to 14

     After battling for life for over 24 hours, Sonam, 8, succumbed to her injuries inflicted by a pack of feral dogs in Khairampur village of Sitapur’s Manpur area on Friday morning. With her death, the toll since November has risen to 14. Of these, eight were killed and six severely injured only this month. […]

At The Local And State Level, New Campaign Aims To Generate National Support For UN Treaty To Ban Nuclear Weapons

At The Local And State Level, New Campaign Aims To Generate National Support For UN Treaty To Ban Nuclear Weapons Above Photo: US nuclear weapons test at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands in 1946. (Photo: US Government) “Our campaign is about putting pressure on the U.S. government and the other nuclear nations to sign […]

Wind Farms Boost Tax Base For Local U.S. Governments

Wind Farms Boost Tax Base For Local U.S. Governments Above Photo: Stapleton Road/Flickr Renewable energy is growing and having a positive impact on the economy. PV Magazine reports: “According to figures released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), there are more than 10 million people working in the renewable energy industry. In 2017 alone, the […]

Deadlock over UK local elections as neither Corbyn or May take a lead

Deadlock over UK local elections as neither Corbyn or May take a lead Labour and Tory leaders both find reasons to celebrate after mixed results Heather Stewart and Peter Walker Theresa May meets party supporters in Dudley, which was held by the Tories. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May both sought […]

ISIS terrorist plotted bombing of local security service HQ in Russia, killed by FSB

The FSB operatives attempted to arrest the suspected terrorist in the southern Russian region of Stavropol on Saturday. The perpetrator, however, resisted and engaged in a firefight with law enforcement, receiving a fatal wound, the FSB press service said. Leader of ISIS cell supporters blows himself up to avoid arrest in Russia The terrorist plotted […]

Russia Blocks Millions Of IP Addresses Including Local Businesses Over Telegram Refusing To Give Encryption Keys

By Aaron Kesel Russia blocked more than 16 million IP addresses in an attempt to ban encrypted messenger Telegram after the company refused to give up its encryption keys, leading to interruptions in the service, major websites and media including Google, Amazon and many other U.S. businesses. A court ordered that Telegram be […]

This Church Spent Over $10 Million Abolishing Medical Debt For Local Families

Next Story The vast majority of churches spend a large chunk of their donations on advertising in an attempt to lure more people in and to spread the message far and wide. Recently, the Covenant Church of Carrollton, Texas decided to spend a whopping $10 million to pay off medical debt for a number of […]

BEST OF THE WEB FLASHBACK: Local medic writes The Times: "No patients have experienced symptoms of nerve agent poisoning in Salisbury"

     There have been some interesting developments in the alleged poisoning case of the British-Russian double-agent Sergej Skripal and his daughter Yulia. The British governments standing on the issue is getting worse as more inconsistencies and doubts on its statements come to light. The international support for its claims is weakening. On March 4 the […]

Nestle, one of the most evil corporations in the world that monopolizes local water supplies, sides with David Hogg, the teen tyrant who wants to take away your liberties

(Natural News) The Fox News Channel has made its decision about what to do with Laura Ingraham who’s nightly show, “The Ingraham Angle,” has been targeted by a withering advertiser boycott called for by the Pravda media’s latest gun-control flavor of the month, young David Hogg. The network is backing Ingraham, just […]

[WATCH] Viral Video Reminds America that Local Newscasts are Scripted and Phony

Vic Bishop, Staff Writer Waking Times We’ve known for years now that the media industry in America has become highly consolidated by mega corporations, giving a very small group of people incredible influence over what the nation thinks. “The conglomerates are: General Electric, News Corp., Disney, Viacom, Time Warner and CBS.    All are corporations […]

Why Sinclair Made Dozens of Local News Anchors Recite the Same Script

On local news stations across the United States last month, dozens of anchors gave the same speech to their combined millions of viewers. It included a warning about fake news, a promise to report fairly and accurately and a request that viewers go to the station’s website and comment “if you believe […]

Proof ‘local news’ is centrally controlled corporate propaganda

April 1, 2018 Sinclair Broadcast Group is the largest owner of local TV stations in the country. That’s alarming considering that they often inject political views into local news and spread unified propaganda messaging as showcased here: […]

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