Posts Tagged ‘local’

Local authorities target tourism boost for enigmatic Karaftu caves, Zivieh hill

Local authorities target tourism boost for enigmatic Karaftu caves, Zivieh hill – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Local authorities hope to boost travel to the enigmatic Karaftu caves and the neighboring Zivieh archaeological hill when the tourism sector backs on track in the post-coronavirus era.  “Tourism infrastructure of the Zivieh ancient hill and Karaftu caves in the […]

Local Family Buys Second Freezer To Hold All The Mushy Bananas They’re Saving For Banana Bread

Local Family Buys Second Freezer To Hold All The Mushy Bananas They’re Saving For Banana Bread EVANSVILLE, IN—According to sources, a local family has been forced to buy a second freezer to hold all the nasty brown bananas they’ve been saving to make banana bread.  “I bought a bunch of bananas today, and they turned […]

US Starts Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan With ‘Local Actions’ Already Taken: Gen. Miller

America’s top general in Afghanistan said Sunday that the U.S. military has already begun closing down operations in the country in preparation for a full withdrawal. “All of our forces are now preparing to retrograde,” Army Gen. Austin Miller told Afghan journalists at a press conference in the capital, Kabul. Miller added that the official […]

Western Australia puts Perth and Peel into 3-day lockdown after 1st local Covid-19 transmissions in 12 months

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan said the region is facing an “emerging and serious issue” as it experiences its first community transmission in 12 months. Perth and Peel will enter a three-day lockdown Friday at midnight. Speaking to the media on Friday, McGowan said the new measures would be implemented for the next three days. […]

Palestinians in Chicago Defeat Extremist Pro-Israel Candidate in Local Elections

Posted on April 12, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians April 12, 2021 A protest in Chicago, calling on Sharon Brannigan to resign.(Photo: US Palestinian Community Network, via Twitter) The Palestinian community in Chicago, Illinois, succeeded in defeating extremist right-wing and pro-Israel candidate, Sharon Brannigan, in the local election, news agencies reported yesterday. According to news agencies, the […]

UK Environment Agency and Local Councils Invest Heavily in Agrochemical Giants – Revealed

As I always suspected. My forays into persuading local council (NZ) against the use of pesticides an uphill no win most of the time. Small concessions but they cannot see life without agrochem or perhaps the perks that may go with that? EWR From Sustainable Pulse News in the United Kingdom has revealed that the […]

Local Rabbi Introduces Social Media Star David Portnoy to Tefillin

David Portnoy, founder of Barstool Sports digital media, got more than he bargained for after recently taping one of his popular “One Bite” pizza reviews on Fairfax Blvd. Rabbi Zalmy Fogelman of Village Synagogue approached him, and before Portnoy knew it, he was putting on tefillin for the first time. “While David said he had […]

Massive backups at Israel’s ports taking big toll on local businesses

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 4

8 New Local CCP Virus Cases Detected in Brisbane

The Queensland government has reported eight new locally-acquired CCP virus cases in the state overnight and a further two cases acquired overseas that were detected in hotel quarantine. This comes as two distinct clusters of the UK variant of COVID-19 emerge in the state. Premier Annastacia Palszczuk said six of the cases were close contacts of […]

JVS and AFSCME Local 800 Reach A Fair Agreement

Just in time for the post-vaccination economic reawakening, JVS SoCal (formerly Jewish Vocational Services) and its workers, represented by AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) Local 800 have reached a bargaining agreement that offers reasonable cost of living increases, strong benefits and much-needed job protections for employees. The JVS administrative/original unit members […]

Skydio: Drones With ‘Most Advanced AI Ever’ Coming Soon To Your Local Police Department

It claims to be shipping the most advanced AI-powered drone ever built: a quadcopter that costs as little as $1,000, which can latch on to targets and follow them, dodging all sorts of obstacles and capturing everything on high-quality video. Skydio claims that its software can even predict a target’s next move, be that target […]

‘Pipe Dream’: Enbridge Escalates Local Tensions

‘Pipe Dream’: Enbridge Escalates Local Tensions Above photo: The water protector educational event in Palisade, MN featured a puppet show. Mary Annette Pember. Community crackdown on water protectors in Minnesota raises constitutional questions about free speech, assembly. Palisade, Minnesota – Even in the bitter cold, the pretty little park along the Mississippi River is inviting, […]

Israeli citizen murdered in Colombia by local criminals, police suspect

Idan Shushan, 34, an Israeli citizen who for the past few years has been living in Colombia, was murdered late Thursday night in the city of Medellin, N12 reported. According to the report, Shushan was shot in his head twice at point-blank range by an unknown assailant who managed to escape before police arrived to […]

Producer Suspended After Vile Antisemitic Slur Is Used During Local TV Show in Lowell, Massachusetts

Lowell School Committee member Robert Hoey is seen using an antisemitic slur during a broadcast of the program “City Life.” Photo: Screenshot. The producer of a community television show in the city of Lowell, Massachusetts was suspended from his post on Friday, following a broadcast earlier this week in which a guest used an antisemitic […]

Decades After The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Local Dolphins Are Still Suffering

An oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana killed eleven workers on 20 April 2010. The world then watched helplessly as BP’s oil gushed out into the Gulf of Mexico for 87 days, killing untold millions of marine animals. Dolphins that survived one of the worst environmental disasters ever, still appear to be suffering the […]

Local Resolution Campaign To Shift Money From Military To Human Needs

Above photo: Move the Money Coalition, New York. A Sample Local Resolution to Resist and Overcome — and How to Pass It. Passing local resolutions in favor of moving funding from militarism to human and environmental needs is useful each and every year for the forseeable future. The template below has been used to pass […]

Norway approves Utøya memorial for victims of 2011 massacre despite local concerns

A memorial to the victims of the 2011 Norway terror attacks will be built despite local concerns, a court has ruled. The Norwegian justice system has dismissed objections from residents of the island of Utøya who opposed the construction of a memorial. Sixty-nine people were killed on the island by far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik, […]

Man wearing a Nazi swastika armband shocks shopper at a local Melbourne market

Browse > Home / News / Man wearing a Nazi swastika armband shocks shopper at a local Melbourne market February 8, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article The Anti-Defamation Commission has condemned as reprehensible and unacceptable the report of a man wearing a Nazi-swastika armband at a fruit and vegetable market in the Melbourne […]

Another Jewish Holocaust? Local Talk Radio Reports “Many Dying” in Israel Following Pfize r Experimental mRNA Injections

Another Jewish Holocaust? Local Talk Radio Reports “Many Dying” in Israel Following Pfizer Experimental mRNA Injections Tap News / Weaver Israel’s fast-track vaccination programme is providing data for the world. Abir Sultan/EPA – Source. by Brian Shilhavy Editor, Health Impact News Earlier this week we published Vera Sharav’s article “Government Consigned Israeli Population to be […]

Hebei, Beijing Churches Raided by Local Authorities

Photo Credit: Chickenonline/Pixabay China (International Christian Concern) – Several house churches in Yanjiao town, in central Hebei province, bordering Tongzhou District, Beijing, were recently raided by the police. A church even had its door broken into and church supplies confiscated. According to what some house church members in Beijing told China Aid, from Jan. 25 […]

Local Activists Call Attention To Housing Rights

Above photo: Amy Cooper speaks with attorney Jamie Paulen at a tenant’s rights demonstration on Wednesday. Dean-Paul Stephens. Graham, North Carolina – Amy Cooper said she and a handful of other activists came together at Court Square in Graham on Wednesday for an event touting tenants’ rights while decrying evictions. “A lot of landlords take […]

Whitney Webb on the Authoritarian Left, Patriot Act 2.0, & Local Organizing

Robbie Martin speaks to investigative journalist and writer Whitney Webb about her incredible in-depth new series about a group of sketchy individuals who weave a thread of anthrax, bio-terror fear mongering and ‘pandemic preparedness’ through the Bush Sr, Clinton, George W Bush administration and now the Trump administration. Source 00 Hits: 0

The “Local Colour” of Scotland’s Myths and Legends

By Donald Alexander MackenzieFrom Wonder Tales from Scottish Myth and Legend [1917] The myths and legends of Scotland are full of what is called “local colour”. They afford us not only glimpses of ancient times and of old habits of thought and life, but also of the country itself at different times of the year. […]

Warner: COVID Relief Bill Isn’t Enough, Didn’t Have $2,000 Checks or State and Local Funding

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) said that the coronavirus relief package that was recently passed isn’t enough, and specifically mentioned the lack of state and local funding and $2,000 relief payments as shortcomings in the bill. Warner said the coronavirus relief package “is a start. But it’s not the end of […]

Project to support ecotourism, local communities in Gwadar Bay

TEHRAN – A new initiative seeks to expand ecotourism and consequently to empower local communities across Gwadar Bay, which is home to wetlands and pristine natural landscapes. “A community-based ecotourism project is ready to be implemented across Gwadar Bay to empower local communities in a way they enjoy the economic benefits generated from tourism activities,” […]

“It’s Racist”: Nieman Journalism Lab Calls For Media to Stop Covering Local Crime Stories

By Chris Menahan News outlets should “defund the crime beat” to fight racism, according to Nieman Journalism Lab, a leftist think tank which tells journos what to do. From Nieman Journalism Lab, “Defund the crime beat”: Let’s be honest: Crime coverage is terrible. It’s racist, classist, fear-based clickbait masking as journalism. It creates lasting harm […]

Pennsylvania Man, Local Businesses Launch Back the Blue Campaign: ‘It’s Our Turn to Be There for Them’

A man in DuBois, Pennsylvania, and several local businesses recently started a “Back the Blue” campaign to show support for local law enforcement officers. “Ultimately, I’m just so fed up with all of the talk going on nationally about defunding the police,” said resident Nick Suplizio, who came up with the idea to sell pro-police t-shirts […]

Hungary plans fast-track local approval for Chinese COVID vaccine

Hungary will seek emergency domestic approval of a Chinese coronavirus vaccine rather than waiting as normal for a review by the EU’s European Medicines Agency (EMA), Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on his Facebook page.”The safety of the vaccine is not a political or ideological question, but a professional one,” he said. “If the experts […]

Australia Abandons Local COVID-19 Vaccine After False Positive HIV Results

Clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the University of Queensland in Australia and biotech firm CSL have been scrapped after participants returned false-positive HIV test results in phase one of the trial. Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday announced the government made the decision after receiving scientific advice.  “The University of Queensland […]

BLM Revolt: Local Chapters Want Answers on Finances, Transparency from National Leaders

Leaders of several local Black Lives Matter chapters around the U.S. said in an undated online statement that they want transparency about finances and other operations of the national group, Black Lives Matter Global Network. The statement begins with questions about changes in the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, including the appointment of Patrisse […]

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