• Creativity amidst adversity 22 Nov 2019 12:04 ON the fringes of Windhoek, along Havana's Max Mutongolume street, is an impressive two-colour zinc house that stands out from the common plain silver structures which have sprouted across the township. Unique features are striking about the modest …
  • Council announces how much it paid to purchase Kirkby town centre 22 Nov 2019 11:59 The purchase of Kirkby town centre cost Knowsley Council £43.8 million. The local authority revealed the price tag for the town centre in an announcement on Friday, in which it confirmed that regeneration work would begin on December 9. The deal will see …
  • 12 Nollywood Celebrities from the decades you must know 22 Nov 2019 11:57 Chief Hubert Ogunde By Funmilola Olukomaiya The Nigerian movie industry has evolved, but this didn’t come cheap as it was achieved through a lot of hard work, dedication and persistence through the efforts of the pioneers of the industry. Most millennials …
  • Pondy Bazaar gets a ‘smart’ makeover with a pedestrian plaza 22 Nov 2019 11:55 For most Chennaiites, Pondy Bazaar brings back fond childhood memories. Walking past hawkers selling everything from glass bangles and flowers to toys and sundal, making a pitstop at Rathna Stores where your mother shopped for utensils, followed by a visit …
  • Donelson Cafe & Catering offers affordable comfort food and community service 22 Nov 2019 11:53 Mark Dickerson and Kevin Miehlke own Donelson Cafe & Catering. (Photo: Mary Hance / The Tennessean) Ever since Mark Dickerson and Kevin Miehlke took over the cafe inside the FiftyForward Donelson Station senior center three years ago, the couple …
  • Inside the Wild Universe of Artist Jacobly Satterwhite 22 Nov 2019 11:50 Jacolby Satterwhite. (Courtesy of Pioneer Works) “I’m dramatic,” artist Jacolby Satterwhite tells me, tearing up, one Monday afternoon in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. Two weeks before the opening of his solo show, You’re at home, at Pioneer Works …
  • 117th corridor is Orchards’ low-hanging fruit 22 Nov 2019 11:31 Development on lower Highway 503 is eclectic at best, and taxing Battle Ground resources Nov 22, 2019 The growing pains are real – but so are the dollars. To say the Orchards area is a patchwork would be to nearly romanticize the clashing development of …
  • Creative housing and vibrant community at heart of this Overground hub 22 Nov 2019 11:18 The small East End neighbourhood of Haggerston is bookended by the lovely conservation areas of De Beauvoir Town — where the family Benyon Estate still owns and lets more than 370 homes — and Graham Road and Mapledene in London Fields, with its roads of …
  • Is this South Australia’s last honest politician? 22 Nov 2019 11:17 Inside, around 400 people have gathered to celebrate the 50th birthday of Nick McBride, state Liberal MP and part of one of the largest pastoral companies in Australia.By one estimate, the broader McBride family is the 18th largest landholder in Australia …
  • Qatar reiterates support to implement charter on... 22 Nov 2019 10:59 Qatar has reiterated its commitment to the implementation of the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, stressing that it gives the issue of child protection, especially the right to education, the highest priority Qatar noted that it …
  • John Berger's A Fortunate Man: a masterpiece of witness 22 Nov 2019 10:28 First published in 1967, A Fortunate Man is a masterpiece of witness: a moving meditation on humanity, society and the value of healing. It’s a collaborative work that blends John Berger’s text with Jean Mohr’s photographs in a series of superb analytical, …
  • The 'other' U.S. border: Relative calm belies a critical mission 22 Nov 2019 10:17 It’s 4:30 a.m. on the Buffalo side of the Peace Bridge plaza. A burly officer with thick, tattooed arms stands in front of a tall crate of Canada Post mail that just crossed the border from Ontario. He’s going to spend the next three hours of his shift in …
  • Interactive Art Installation Lets Strangers Talk To Each Other Across The Border 22 Nov 2019 10:09 These spotlights are part of a binational art installation that aims to connect people on both sides of the Rio Grande. Carlos Morales/Marfa Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Carlos Morales/Marfa Public Radio These spotlights are part of a …
  • Men Kill 302 Women, Inflict Violence on 532 Women in 324 Days 22 Nov 2019 10:08 * Infographic and video: Yağmur Karagöz Click to read the article in Turkish / Kurdish According to the news compiled by bianet from local and national newspapers, news websites and agencies, men killed at least 302 women in several provinces of Turkey …
  • Colette’s Burgundy 22 Nov 2019 10:08 With her wry sense of humor honed by a coquettish but self-doubting vanity, the French novelist Colette would doubtless have been flattered to see the painstakingly authentic renovation of her childhood home by the Paris decorator Jacques Grange in Saint- …
  • Trump impeachment news: Witness warns of Russian 'fictional narrative' in damning testimony as Republican conspiracy theories challenged 22 Nov 2019 09:23 'A nothing-burger': Republicans in denial after day of drama as Pence and Pompeo distance themselves   Congressional Republicans are so far showing no overt signs of abandoning their support for Trump, the latest demonstration of how Democrats' …
  • IDA targets 2021 hotel opening at Crossroads 22 Nov 2019 09:18 Hotel developer eyeing site, demo for new fueling station scheduled BELMONT — The Allegany County Industrial Development Agency is confident that a new 100-bed hotel is in the works at the Crossroads development site just off I-86 outside Belmont, …
  • Watchdog calls on Lancashire people to register to vote, as figures reveal one-in-seven in the region have not signed up ahead of General Election 22 Nov 2019 08:02 As many as one in seven people in the region are not registered to vote, according to the latest figures. The figures, from the Electoral Commission, show that 15 per cent of voters in north west England are not registered to vote ahead of the General …
  • The girl with the dragon legend: Mystery of Japan's deepest lake 22 Nov 2019 07:59 Cloud burst over the brilliant cobalt blue waters of (Lake Tazawa). — Pictures by CK Lim TAZAWAKO (Japan), Nov 22 — We had never heard of the girl before arriving at the lake. Truth be told, we aren’t even here for the lake. The Tohoku region in north- …
  • For mother of Minneapolis shooting victim, a life saved is only half the battle 22 Nov 2019 07:50 For months, Jennifer LeMay’s life has been measured in ambulance trips taken and hospital lobbies paced on late nights. Ever since her son was shot outside a north Minneapolis gas station, she gets up early most mornings to make the 45-minute drive to the …
  • Repair work continues on Green River transfer station 22 Nov 2019 07:42 Work continues on bring the city’s solid waste transfer station back online, with workers currently repairing electrical systems in the building. Mark Westenskow, public works director for the city, said lighting has been installed and wired throughout the …
  • Notable Kincardine family leaving the area 22 Nov 2019 07:39 Kincardine will be losing two of its outstanding members of the community at the end of the month. Andy and Barbara Burgess have resided in the Kincardine area for 54 years, and have finally decided to move on to “new adventures”. This new adventure takes …
  • Two Longtime Philadelphia Police Officers Arrested, Charged With Tampering, Officials Say 22 Nov 2019 07:12 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two longtime Philadelphia police officers and a SEPTA employee have been arrested, prosecutors say. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced the arrests of officers 48-year-old Nathaniel Williams and 47-year- …
  • Liquor store employees 'under siege' with violence, theft, former worker says 22 Nov 2019 06:07 A retired liquor store employee says Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries has dragged its feet on addressing theft and violence in its stores for too long, and it's only a matter of time before someone gets serious hurt, or worse.  The epidemic of liquor …
  • Missouri Hotel Construction Continues with the Installation of... 22 Nov 2019 06:02 Missouri Hotel Construction Continues with the Installation of Time-Saving, Quality SurePods™ Prefabricated Bathrooms SurePods’ first installation in the St. Louis market delivers high-quality finishes faster than traditional building methods ST. LOUIS, Mo …
  • Bombay HC dismisses pleas against Pune Metro route realignment 22 Nov 2019 05:04 The route from Vanaz to Ramwadi has been realigned. (File) The Bombay High Court has disposed of three public interest litigations (PILs) that challenged the realignment of the Pune Metro route planned on Nagar Road, after the Union government issued a …
  • Constituency byelection profile: Dublin Mid West 22 Nov 2019 03:40 Paul Gogarty may be the first of a kind in Irish politics: a Green pool Independent. Famous nationally for shouting “f**k you” at Labour’s Emmet Stagg in the Dáil, Gogarty is tipped by local figures to be one of the frontrunners, along with Fine Gael’s …
  • Everyone's Lives on Grey's Anatomy Will 'Change Drastically' After the Latest Disaster 22 Nov 2019 03:04 Joe's Pub, one of the few sacred places on Grey's Anatomy, turned into a disaster zone at the end of Thursday's fall finale when a car crashed through the wall, putting the lives of several Grey Sloan doctors and a few Station 19 firefighters …
  • Mackinac State Historic Parks accepting applications for Artist-in-Residence Program 22 Nov 2019 02:20 MACKINAC ISLAND — Mackinac Island has long been an inspiration for artists and the Mackinac State Historic Parks is providing an opportunity to let it inspire you. The Mackinac State Historic Parks Artist-In-Residence Program is designed to promote and …
  • [Eye Plus] Tracing footsteps of beloved author Kim Yu-jeong 22 Nov 2019 02:09 After an hour and 20 minutes’ ride on a train from Cheongnyangni bound for Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, you reach a small station named after a 20th-century novelist beloved by many Koreans: Kim Yu-jeong. Originally called Sinnam Station, it was renamed in …
  • Huntsville-designed reusable spacecraft in Cape Canaveral for uncrewed flight test 22 Nov 2019 01:56 × Huntsville-designed reusable spacecraft in Cape Canaveral for uncrewed flight test HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Boeing CST-100 Starliner commercial crew capsule was transported from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to Cape Canaveral on Thursday. Boeing celebrated …
  • FOOTBALL: Porter, Manor set for next round after bi-district... 22 Nov 2019 01:48 By Rob Tate, Staff Writer Published 6:00 pm CST, Thursday, November 21, 2019 Porter quarterback Jack Reilly (11) tries to get past the outstretched arms of Hightower defensive tackle Derrick Dudley (80) during the third quarter of a Region III-5A bi- …
  • In the Amtrak controversy, Intervale emerges as option 22 Nov 2019 01:46 The Burlington Bike Path runs along the Wing building on Burlington's Waterfront. Under a proposal to bring Amtrak's Ethan Allen Express all the way to Burlington, a second train track would be laid where the bike path is now. The Amtrak train …
  • Metro underground line will need part of veterinary hospital land 22 Nov 2019 01:33 Express News Service BENGALURU: To put in place its underground stations and tunnels for Metro Phase-II from Vellara Junction to Tannery Road, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited will require 1,200 sqm of land inside the premises of the Veterinary …
  • Documents reveal 850-home Guildford Friary Quarter development proposal up to 15 storeys high 22 Nov 2019 01:27 Early plans have revealed that the redevelopment of Guildford Friary Quarter could potentially see up to 850 homes built as part of a five to 15 storey site. The town centre plot, off North Street, has been earmarked for strategic development under the …
  • 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 21, 2019) 22 Nov 2019 01:27 https://www.nreionline.com/sites/all/themes/penton_subtheme_nreionline/images/logos/footer.png Skip navigation Informa National Real Estate Investor is part of the Informa Connect Division of Informa PLC This site is …
  • Kooyong through road to be blocked off at one end 22 Nov 2019 01:27 The closure of one end of a Kooyong road for level crossing works caused consternation among residents when it was first enforced. But having since enjoyed the lack of through-traffic on the road so much, they have recruited Stonnington Council’s help to …
  • Pump failure results in Holland Twp. wastewater leak 22 Nov 2019 01:09 Sentinel Staff Wednesday Nov 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM HOLLAND TWP. — A pump station failure on Wednesday, Nov. 20, resulted in 120,000 gallons of untreated wastewater leaking from a sanitary sewer manhole near Adams Street in Holland Township between Garden …
  • Massport, Transportation Agencies Ready for Busy Thanksgiving Travel Period 22 Nov 2019 00:50 Plan ahead, give yourself extra time and know your transportation options were the key messages today as the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), and a representative from AAA spoke at Boston Logan International Airport about what to expect this …
  • Pembroke Central candidates ‘optimistic’ 22 Nov 2019 00:47 Published Nov 21, 2019 at 4:06 pm (Updated Nov 21, 2019 at 4:06 pm) The Constituency 17 polling station at St Paul AME Church Hall in Hamilton (photograph by Jonathan Bell) Voters went to the polls today to decide who will fill the vacant Pembroke Central …
  • McDonald's workers sue fast-food chain, allege it failed to protect them from violent incidents at restaurants 22 Nov 2019 00:45 CHICAGO - A lawsuit brought by 17 workers at Chicago-area McDonald's restaurants alleges the fast-food giant has failed to protect them from violent incidents they say take place daily at work. The suit, filed Thursday in state court in Cook County, …
  • What facilities do you want around Safilguda railway station? 22 Nov 2019 00:22 TNN | Updated: Nov 22, 2019, 4:47 IST Secunderabad: Residents of colonies adjoining the Safilguda railway gate are inconvenienced as repair works are being carried out for almost three months now. TOI had asked the readers about facilities that are …
  • MAVERICK CITIZEN: CAPE TOWN’S GANG WAR: Mother prays next to son’s slain body asking for a few minutes to say good-bye 22 Nov 2019 00:16 “And you know, at night when I lay my head down to sleep. That picture of him, of my son’s body, it won't go away.” – Nabeweya Solomon (42), Hanover Park. (Photo: Thom Pierce) There is a war on Cape Town’s Cape Flats, leaving grieving mothers and …
  • Working the 7-Eleven 22 Nov 2019 00:04 Between Nov 30 and Jan 19 at Bangkok CityCity Gallery on Sathon Road, local artist Miti Ruangkritya returns with his latest solo photographic exhibition "A Convenient Sunset | A Convenient Holdup", where the artist invites visitors to see the …
  • Google deploys free WiFi stations across the Cape Flats 21 Nov 2019 23:54 Google South Africa is deploying fast, free and open WiFi hot spots across underserved, high-density locations where people spend a lot of time, such as transit stations, markets, universities and malls. In partnership with Internet service provider (ISP) …
  • Desalination Facility in El Segundo, Calif., Plan in the Works 21 Nov 2019 23:49 The West Basin Municipal Water District (WBMWB) will continue pursuing plans to build a $500 million ocean water desalination facility in El Segundo, Calif.,. The West Basin Municipal Water District (WBMWB) will continue pursuing plans to build a $500 …
  • Labour still beats the Tories at old-fashioned canvassing 21 Nov 2019 23:43 A BRITISH ELECTION still means knocks on the door and uneasy garden-path chats. You’re settling down to the new season of “The Crown” when democracy intrudes in all its irritating vulgarity. If you tell the candidate you are wavering, you are in for a long …
  • 3 The best science fiction and fantasy of 2019 21 Nov 2019 23:07 Silvia: I like mosaic novels so it’s no wonder I thought “Automatic Eve” by Rokuro Inui was cool, but it also had a Phillip K. Dick meets steampunk Japan vibe that is hard to miss. The other science fiction novel I recommend is Maurice Carlos Ruffin’s “We …
  • Burglar smeared blood across kitchen in raid as retired teacher slept upstairs 21 Nov 2019 23:01 A prolific offender is behind bars for his 25th house burglary after he stole treasured jewellery from a retired woman's home. James Wanley, 47, was a career burglar with a criminal record stretching back almost 35 years, Teesside Crown Court heard. He …
  • Review – Nobody Hides When Wilco Comes Out to Play 21 Nov 2019 22:41 Wilco played to a nearly sold-out Mission Ballroom on Tuesday, November 20. The six-piece band has embarked on a tour across North America following the release of their 11th studio album, Ode to Joy. This newer record seemed rather more upbeat than …
  • Two killed in shoot-out with police 21 Nov 2019 22:12 Two persons have been confirmed dead after a brazen daylight shoot-out between gunmen and police, which started on Camp Road in St Andrew and ended at the Sagicor Storage Complex on Norman Road in east Kingston. According to reports, an off-duty police …
  • Rumored Banksy artwork to be exhibited at Tokyo pier 21 Nov 2019 22:10 TOKYO. KAZINFORM - A possible artwork by mysterious street artist Banksy discovered last year in Tokyo will be exhibited from next week at a pier close to where it was found, the metropolitan government said Thursday, Kyodo reports. The artwork of a rat …
  • Wirecutter's best deals: $40 off Beats Solo3 Bluetooth headphones 21 Nov 2019 22:08 Street price: $160; deal price: $108 w/ promo code D2EUFYSD Use promo code D2EUFYSD to bring this new pick down to $108, a significant drop. This is only the second deal we've posted on the Eufy Video Doorbell, and, at a $52 discount, it's a …
  • Emergency summit called for violent liquor thefts 'crisis' in Manitoba: union 21 Nov 2019 21:49 The epidemic of liquor store thefts in Manitoba has reached a dangerous level and something urgent needs to be done, says the union representing staff at the stores. "This situation is completely out of control, not just in our [provincially owned] …
  • From EVs with organic interiors to 600-hp SUVs, the 2019 LA Auto Show had it all 21 Nov 2019 21:33 Los Angeles normally hosts the last event on the annual auto show circuit. Lawmakers in the Golden State have gone to significant lengths to promote zero-emissions vehicles, so you’d think the event would focus solely on electric cars, but that’s never …
  • Many faces of mystery man at the centre of deadly KQ flight hike 21 Nov 2019 21:15 Kenya Airways plane. [Photo: Courtesy] The mystery surrounding a stowaway who fell from a Kenya Airways plane flying over London has taken a new twist. Yesterday, fresh details emerged of a man whose photographs appeared alongside a report by Sky News as …
  • Joel L . Skornicka 21 Nov 2019 21:07 Madison - Joel Skornicka died unexpectedly on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the age of 82. Joel was born on January 29, 1937 in Green Bay, WI, the son of Lester and Emma Jean (Hansen) Skornicka. He is survived by his children, Christopher of Ft. Myers …
  • Christmas Cheer depot 'in the dark'; challenge affects day 2 of operations 21 Nov 2019 20:41 Volunteer elves were sent home from the Christmas Cheer depot Wednesday as a result of a power outage in a portion of Station Mall. It was technically the second day of operation at the depot and coordinator Diane Marshall was hoping it would be a …
  • Newsmaker: Meet the new chef at Plymouth's Mirbeau 21 Nov 2019 20:40 Jessica Childers returns to her hometown of Plymouth as the new head chef at the Bistro & Wine Bar at Mirbeau Inn & Spa. PLYMOUTH — Jessica Childers, a 20-year veteran of the New England culinary scene, said she comes from a long line of Midwestern …
  • Shock reason for troubled teen’s train trips 21 Nov 2019 20:03 AN in-care youth costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars was allowed to hop on trains to the Gold Coast "every day" so he could "score" drugs off his mother. Explosive recordings, case notes and interviews from a child care …
  • Vanstone: Roughriders should retain Stephen McAdoo 21 Nov 2019 19:37 The intent here is not to give Stephen McAdoo a free pass — although it would probably hit the crossbar, anyway. The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ offensive co-ordinator has been widely criticized for his perplexing play-calling in Sunday’s CFL West Division …
  • Parks And Recreation Board Updated On CIPs 21 Nov 2019 19:34   By KIRSTEN LASKEY Los Alamos Daily Post The recreation capital improvement projects are moving closer and closer to fruition. The Parks and Recreation Board received an update on the design plans for the Los Alamos County Ice Rink, Los Alamos County Golf …
  • Tompkins Robotics partners with Bastian Solutions 21 Nov 2019 19:22 Tompkins Robotics, a provider of flexible, scalable, portable, autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), has announced a strategic partnership with Bastian Solutions to expand delivery of its powerful t-Sort solution and product line to help clients improve …
  • Book World: The best science fiction and fantasy books of 2019 21 Nov 2019 19:02 Silivia Moreno-Garcia and Lavie Tidhar, The Washington Post Published 9:24 am PST, Thursday, November 21, 2019 Unraveling Unraveling Photo: DAW, Handout Unraveling Unraveling Photo: DAW, Handout Book World: The best science fiction and fantasy books of …
  • This scammer called the wrong guy asking for money 21 Nov 2019 18:20 He kept the caller talking. “I quizzed them a little. Asked them what they do with the money. How much to give,” he said. It wasn’t anyone associated with his fire department, that was obvious. But what ended up being really scary, once investigators got …
  • Virginia Tech Innovation Campus design advances 21 Nov 2019 18:11 By Luke Anderson | [email protected] With construction slated to begin by the end of 2020, the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus is giving Potomac Yard a major makeover. City council and the planning commission considered improvements to previously approved …
  • ‘Inconvenient’ Stroud Green bridge fences FINALLY removed after eight months 21 Nov 2019 18:08 PUBLISHED: 12:57 21 November 2019 | UPDATED: 12:57 21 November 2019 Lucas Cumiskey The fencing was finally removed from under Stroud Green Bridge yesterday. Picture: Streets Kitchen Archant The "inconvenient" fences under Stroud Green bridge were …
  • Stopping Toxic Cages 21 Nov 2019 18:08 Fort Bliss, DHS, and HHS initially selected Parcel 1, near the intersection of Liberty Expressway and Purple Heart Memorial Highway. See Email 10. But they decided not to use that site because of the substantial costs of grading the site in preparation for …
  • London club The Cause to trial potential new venue on New Year's Eve 21 Nov 2019 17:48 The team only has the North London warehouse space for one night, though that might change. London club The Cause is trialling a potential new venue on New Year's Eve. The event will be split between the new space, set within an undisclosed, 750- …
  • Emergency summit needed 'to get this crisis under control': Liquor Marts union 21 Nov 2019 17:37 The epidemic of liquor store thefts in Manitoba has reached a dangerous level and something urgent needs to be done, says the union representing staff at the stores. "This situation is completely out of control, not just in our [provincially owned] …
  • Celebrating the class of ‘19 21 Nov 2019 17:02 Long before he became coach of the Edwardsville boys and girls tennis programs, Dave Lipe was a standout for the Granite City boys tennis team. When he was a senior, he earned the team’s Most Valuable Player award, qualified for the state tournament and …
  • 500-year-old book with first mention of nation's saint to go on display on St Andrew's Day 21 Nov 2019 17:00 One of the first ever works to be printed in Scotland, which includes the first mention of St Andrew in print, will go on display at the National Library of Scotland (NLS) in Glasgow on St Andrew’s Day. The 500-year-old copy of the Aberdeen Breviary, will …
  • NEW FRAME: Refugee leader accused of misleading protesters 21 Nov 2019 16:41 Congolese refugee JP Balous has been leading the sit-in at the UNHCR office and the Central Methodist Church in Cape Town, 18 October 2019. (Photo: Ashraf Hendricks/GroundUp) Jean-Pierre “JP” Balous is a confident man, yet trailed by violence. Most …
  • Denver to drop B-cycle, may thin herd of scooter operators as it tightens regulation of “micromobility” services 21 Nov 2019 15:49 Denver B-cycle, the city’s first shared mobility system, will ride off into the sunset early next year as Denver Public Works announced Thursday plans for a major overhaul of the way it regulates the competing fleets of bike shares, electric bicycles and …
  • Month of rail strikes over Christmas set to go ahead as talks collapse 21 Nov 2019 15:22 Trains coming in and out of Waterloo will be hit (Picture: Getty)Millions of commuters are set to be hit with Christmas misery as rail workers plan to strike for 27 days over the festive period. Talks have failed to resolve a long-running dispute over …
  • A Long Beach Opera coup: Star director Yuval Sharon will plan 2021 season 21 Nov 2019 14:55 One of opera’s biggest rule-breakers will shift his coveted bandwidth in an unexpected direction: Yuval Sharon will serve as Long Beach Opera’s interim artistic director and dream up the 2021 season, the company is expected to announced Thursday. Sharon …
  • Surrender to the charming self-deprecation of Robert Pattinson 21 Nov 2019 14:53 When other people were out celebrating the New Year, Robert Pattinson was staring at an empty calendar, thinking, “God. Nothing. My career is over. I need to quit. I need to start finding work in other industries.” Music? Maybe. Japanese toilet …
  • Cinema Chat: 'The Irishman,' 'Dark Waters,' 'Frozen II,' And More 21 Nov 2019 14:41 It's another exciting week in film with a slight, yet almost cinematic twist.  In this week's "Cinema Chat," WEMU's Michael Jewett sits in for Michigan and State Theater executive director Russ Collins to talk about the new films …
  • After helping migrants in the Arizona desert, an activist was charged with a felony. Now, he’s been acquitted. 21 Nov 2019 13:57 On Wednesday, however, it took only two hours for a different jury in Tucson to come to a definitive conclusion: Warren, a geography teacher who has since emerged as a symbol of the Trump administration’s crackdown on border activists, was found not guilty …
  • Christmas misery for thousands due to month-long South Western Railway strike 21 Nov 2019 13:30 Christmas misery for thousands as month-long South Western Railway strikes WILL go ahead on December 2 after crunch talks fail to resolve long-running dispute over guards on trains RMT members at South Western Railway are to strike for 27 days next month …
  • Are transit-oriented developments the answer to the affordable housing shortage? 21 Nov 2019 12:44 KLEO, which stands for Keep Loving Each Other, is what’s known as a transit-oriented development (TOD), so named for providing high-density housing near bus or rail lines, often accompanied by limited parking and taller height than otherwise would be …
  • What happened when a gay choir toured America's Bible belt 21 Nov 2019 12:41 The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus has always been profoundly political. Founded in 1978, the 300-strong group, widely regarded as launching the gay choral movement, had its first public performance at city hall after the assassinations of Mayor George …
  • Incredible London roof gardens with dog runs, yoga decks and top views 21 Nov 2019 11:46 A single square foot of London living space costs about the same as a one-carat diamond, so every corner needs to be treated like the precious commodity it is. No wonder developers are looking upwards, making the most of rooftops with ambitious communal …
  • South Western Railway strike latest: Commuters and shoppers face 27-day December walkout after failed peace talks 21 Nov 2019 11:45 Rail commuters and Christmas shoppers face strike action for almost all of next month after peace talks failed. Train staff on South Western Railway (SWR) will walk out from Monday 2 December in 27 days of industrial action leading up to New Year’s Day. …
  • Fixing the Industry's Fixed-Price Conundrum 21 Nov 2019 11:44 The largest single road construction project in Ohio history could have taken decades and busted the budget at the state Dept. of Transportation had it been executed traditionally. But the state opted for a public-private partnership (P3) that brought in …
  • Indiana officer fired after telling black men he had the right 'to do anything I want' 21 Nov 2019 11:23 INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana law enforcement officer who was caught on camera confronting two black men while he was off-duty working security for Nordstrom Rack has been fired from his day job after a viral video of his interaction was shared with his …
  • Londoners face 27-day Christmas rail strike as union talks break down 21 Nov 2019 11:15 Christmas shoppers and commuters face a month of festive travel chaos, after talks over a 27-day strike on one of London's busiest rail networks broke down. Negotiations between the Rail and Maritime Transport union (RMT) and South Western Railway …
  • Southeast Alaska businesses scammed with fake cash 21 Nov 2019 10:53 Some funny money has been circulating in the Southeast city of Wrangell. Authorities aren’t calling it counterfeit, since the fake Benjamins were likely purchased online as play money. Still, the c-notes were realistic enough to dupe a few cashiers in this …
  • EU envoy affirms quid pro quo 21 Nov 2019 10:28 WASHINGTON -- Ambassador Gordon Sondland testified Wednesday that President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, sought to condition a White House invitation for Ukraine's new president to their demands that his country publicly open …
  • Crawley police sergeant dangled pepperoni pizza over Jewish colleague's food despite knowing kosher diet 21 Nov 2019 10:22 A Crawley police sergeant dangled pepperoni pizza over a Jewish colleague's food despite knowing that he kept a kosher diet. Gary Jacobs, who is based at the town's station, has been given a final written warning after a misconduct hearing found he …
  • How to Launder Foreign Aid 21 Nov 2019 09:39 In early 2008, the company for which I was working won a small contract to manage the airport in Monrovia, Liberia.  Before the Liberian civil war, Roberts Field had a storied history. Along with being Pan American Airlines’ main African station for many …
  • Indian Writers Anguished over Ban on 'Obscene' Books by Celebrated Author Kushwant Singh 21 Nov 2019 09:23 Asia & Pacific 12:07 21.11.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian author Kushwant Singh was one of the best-known contemporary writers in the country, besides being a leading journalist. His books, some of them tongue-in-cheek, had rubbed many …
  • “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” captures the spirit of Mr. Rogers 21 Nov 2019 09:21 It’s time for Thanksgiving break and for some that means either catching up on all their favorite shows at home while eating all the leftover turkey and stuffing in their fridge or catching a few films at the theaters. There are a lot of highly anticipated …
  • This weekend we want to go to... 21 Nov 2019 09:19 Basement Theatre It's as much an Auckland Christmas institution as the Franklin Rd lights (you would have read that in one of our reviews), Smith and Caughey's window display and the Farmers Santa Parade (which is also on this weekend). It's …
  • Recovery of car plunged into Cheploch gorge underway 21 Nov 2019 08:56 Hundreds of locals have milled around the gorge to assist in the recovery process. It is famous for its daredevil divers. [Peter Ochieng, Standard] A disaster response team is currently recovering a saloon car that plunged into Cheploch gorge along Iten- …
  • Live Berkshire traffic and travel updates for Thursday, November 21 21 Nov 2019 08:54 Roadworks in Playhatch and Caversham Two sets of multi-way lights have led to big queues around Sonning and Caversham this week. Both are to do with projects caused by Thames Water. The work in Playhatch is scheduled until Tuesday, November 26 and is for “ …
  • Uniontown Rotary Club celebrates 100 years of 'Service Above Self' 21 Nov 2019 08:40 Recognizing the efforts of past and present members, Uniontown Rotary Club recently celebrated a century of “Service Above Self.’’ “For the last 100 years, like-minded, service-oriented members of the Uniontown area have built the Uniontown Chestnut Ridge …
  • Remote WA hostel raided, backpackers charged with importing drugs via mail 21 Nov 2019 08:37 Posted November 21, 2019 17:46:24 Two men have appeared in court accused of importing a range of drugs from the Netherlands into a remote town in Western Australia via the post. Key points: A pair of foreign nationals have had their passports seized after …
  • Officials: Beware of ‘juice jacking’ at airports and malls 21 Nov 2019 08:20 GALINA SANDALOVA/DREAMSTIME/TNS A growing cyber threat, known as juice jacking, poses serious risks to smartphones, tablets and computers. BY DOREEN CHRISTENSEN SUN SENTINEL/TNS If your cellphone battery is running low, don’t plug it into a USB …
  • Lynnwood Council engages legislators, officials in discussion of city projects 21 Nov 2019 08:06 (Left to right): State Sen. Jesse Salomon, Cameron Caldwell and Lindsey Webb. Representatives from local, county, state and federal agencies joined Lynnwood officials Monday night to discuss the city’s legislative priorities and hear updates major city …