Posts Tagged ‘local’

Ransomware cripples US emergency services, local governments

On the first Saturday in March, computer screens at the 911 dispatch centre in the small United States town of Jefferson, Georgia went dark. Staff at the country jail around the same time could no longer open cell doors remotely with electronic controls, and sheriff’s deputies lost the use of their laptops to […]

Iran raises $700mn through local bourse for oil project financing

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Iran in talks with local firms to develop SPOL

SHANA – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said there had been talks with a number of domestic firms to develop the South Pars Oil Layer (SPOL), however no results have been obtained so far. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 5th Oil and Power Congress here in Tehran on Tuesday, the official […]

Western-backed Hong Kong protest poster-boy Joshua Wong to run for local office

The 22-year-old activist announced his plans on Saturday to run in the local election, set for November. His statement coincided with the anniversary of the 2014 mass protests in Hong Kong, China’s self-governing territory, in which Wong had also participated. “Five years ago, we claimed that we will be back and now we are back […]

The Liberatory Potential Of Local Action

The Liberatory Potential Of Local Action Above Photo: a katz / Local action is often the best remedy for the failings of the current system — a worldwide confederation of democratic communities can have the same impact at a global scale. Today we are seeing an inspiring resurgence of progressive action at the local level, […]

Iran, Turkey agree to increase use of local currencies in trade: Chief banker

The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) says use of local currencies in bilateral trade with Turkey would increase thanks to new agreements reached on the sidelines of a high-profile meeting between presidents of the two countries.  Abdolnasser Hemmati said on Monday after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Ankara that […]

India moves to revoke Kashmir autonomy amid clampdown on local authorities

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), as the part of the disputed Kashmir administrated by India is officially called, was granted special privileges under the Indian constitution in the 1950s. It was allowed to have its own state constitution, legislative and executive power over most of its affairs, and enjoyed greater autonomy than regular states of India. […]

Amazon’s secret deals with local cops give them access to realtime 911 data for use in scary alerts sent to Ring owners

Yesterday, it was the news that these deals gave Amazon PR a veto over public statements about the program, and banned cops from disclosing that they were being given free merch and other incentives to recommend Amazon’s products. Now, further reporting from Gizmodo reveals that Amazon’s deals also include realtime access to the 911 […]

"Tens Of Thousands" Of Fish Dead After Jim Beam Warehouse Fire Spilled Bourbon Into Local River

“Tens of thousands” of fish are dying from water contaminated with Jim Beam after a previously reported warehouse fire resulted in 45,000 barrels being displaced, Bloomberg has reported. And while the fish aren’t dying from alcohol poisoning, they reportedly can’t breathe due to sugar from the alcohol, creating a microbe feeding frenzy in […]

German military helicopter crashes in northern Germany – local media

The crash occurred near the neighborhood of Hameln in Lower Saxony, according to German media, citing a spokesperson for the fire service. The aircraft, whose type is not yet known, hit a corn field at the edge of a forest. The crash sparked a fire on the ground, the local fire brigade said on Twitter. […]

Local Locks Himself To Excavator At Pipeline Work Site

Local Locks Himself To Excavator At Pipeline Work Site Photos: Appalachians Against Pipelines Montgomery County, VA – Another brave pipeline fighter has taken a stand against the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Early Friday morning, Blacksburg, VA local Michael James-Deramo locked himself to an excavator a Mountain Valley Pipeline site in Montgomery County, VA, preventing construction. A banner […]

New Report: Walmart’s Monopolization Of Local Grocery Markets

New Report: Walmart’s Monopolization Of Local Grocery Markets Above Photo: Eric Staszczak In 43 metropolitan areas and 160 smaller markets, Walmart captures 50 percent or more of grocery sales, our analysis of 2018 spending data found. In 38 of these regions, Walmart’s share of the grocery market is 70 percent or more. Our findings provide a […]

Ethiopia army chief, local leader killed amid regional coup bid

Ethiopia’s army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead, amid an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms. The latest unrest in the Horn of Africa nation flared on Saturday afternoon in Amhara, […]

Local Government Seizes Countless Kids Based On Falsified Drug Test Results

Instead of running a legitimate operation, Murrah pocketed the money, and faked the test results. Then she forged a doctor’s signature to certify the results. The only reason Murrah was ever caught is because an innocent woman who failed a drug test tracked down the doctor to ask him about the results. […]

Connect with your local 5G community action group

June 1, 2019 | 0 Comments 5G has arrived in Australia. Photo: OPP 5G technology is beginning to be introduced in Australia, despite backlash across the world against an evolving technology that remains largely untested and unregulated for safety concerns. This week, Telstra have launched a 5G hotspot enabled mobile phone device, marking the beginning […]

Intelligence and Local Cooperation Guide Precise Houthi Drone Attack on Saudi Pipeline

A high-ranking Houthi military official speaking on condition of anonymity has confirmed to MintPress that Houthi forces successfully launched a major operation against a strategic economic target in Saudi Arabia. The operation, which saw seven unmanned drones carry out an attack on two oil pumping stations, came in retaliation for Saudi attacks on civilians as […]

Eight vultures die of poisoning in Golan, in ‘mortal blow’ to local population

Eight griffon vultures were found dead in the Golan Heights Friday morning after being poisoned, and two more were being treated for poisoning, in an incident that was seen as devastating to the species in the region. The Israel Nature and Parks Authority said it was investigating the incident and “will take every measure to […]

Local, Small-Scale Organic Farming Poised to Save the World — Here’s How

March 26th, 2019 By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World When a strongly worded report by the U.N. Commission on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) was published in 2013, about the need for an immediate shift in our agricultural practices to avoid serious consequences, it largely fell on deaf ears in the United States. Through the […]

Mitchel Cohen Takes On Global And Local Goliaths: Profile Of A Lifelong Multi-Movement Organizer

Mitchel Cohen Takes On Global And Local Goliaths: Profile Of A Lifelong Multi-Movement Organizer Above Photo: ed.50/Flickr “Growing up in Brooklyn, I was called a Commie-Jew-faggot-bastard. There were battles between the Jewish kids and the black kids on one side and the Italian kids on the other side.” –  Mitchel Cohen, February 9, 2019 If there […]

86% Of Venezuelans Oppose Military Intervention, 81% Are Against U.S. Sanctions, Local Polling Shows

86% Of Venezuelans Oppose Military Intervention, 81% Are Against U.S. Sanctions, Local Polling Shows Above Photo: Gerry Popplestone/Flickr January 29, 2019 “Information Clearing House“ –    More than eight out of ten Venezuelans oppose international intervention, both military and non-military, in their country, as well as the crippling sanctions imposed by the United States to force leftist […]

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