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Daily Meditation :: How I Find Peace at the End of a Long Day

Someone asked me a few months ago if I practiced regular meditation. Initially I said “no,” but after some research into its meaning, I realized I do meditate. Though it may not be in a dark room surrounded by other folks simultaneously chanting “ohm,” it’s considered meditation. You see, over the past few years, my […]

Bus accident kills 2, injures 41 in Baja

The second fatal bus accident in a week has taken the lives of two students in Baja California Sur. Just days after a Chiapas crash that killed 17 people, a FULL STORY The post Bus accident kills 2, injures 41 in Baja appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Critic Questions El Burro’s Existence

“Something happened.” Mexican restaurant and margarita cantina El Burro receives several visits from The Austin Chronicle critic Brandon Watson, and it does not go well. The concept comes from Vox Table owner Vincent Manguino and the rest of the team, so Watson expected a bit more finesse than what he experiences. Show More Summary

Troy Guard Shutters Sugar Mill to Expand Original Los Chingones

The original Los Chingones location in RiNo will swallow up Sugar Mill, the next door sister eatery, which is closing after brunch service on Sunday, May 28. On August 1, Guard will start construction on the soon-to-be vacant space,Show More Summary

Funding shortfall hits starving in NE Nigeria: UN

< 1 minute agoLocal Interest / France : France 24

Lack of funding is forcing aid agencies to cut feeding programmes for starving people in northeast Nigeria, the UN said Thursday, warning of growing pressure on resources as refugees return. The World Food Programme last week said nearly...Show More Summary

Judge Won't Toss Murder Charges Against Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald

< 1 minute agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Van Dyke's lawyer reportedly argued that his client's actions were "business as usual" in terms of use of force since Laquan McDonald was allegedly carrying a knife. [ more › ]

Chihuahua fines band for narco ballad

One of Mexico’s best known bands found itself on the wrong side of the law in Chihuahua last weekend for performing a song glamorizing the life of the narco. “Many want FULL STORY The post Chihuahua fines band for narco ballad appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

NO VA Kitchen & Bar Shutters Next Week

Last day is June 3 After almost four years on Rainey Street, comfort food and cocktail hangout NO VA Kitchen & Bar will lock the doors and look for a new tenant. Saturday, June 3, will be the last service for the restaurant. NO VA’sShow More Summary

The Restaurant Industry Chef Shuffles You Need To Know

Plus other important personnel changes With chef Amos Watts departing Old Major to join upcoming Boulder restaurant Corrida, chef and owner Justin Brunson, announced new leadership roles in the kitchen at Old Major. Willie Mack is stepping into the chef de cuisine role after spending the past 18 months working with Justin as executive sous chef. Show More Summary

Father of Manchester bomb suspect 'was in militant group'

The father of suspected Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was once part of a Libyan militant group with alleged ties to Al-Qaeda, a Libyan security source said Thursday. Abedi's father Ramadan "was a member of the Libyan Islamic...Show More Summary

Chicago's Best Celebrity Chefs Are Bringing Their Dishes To Wrigley Field

Stephanie Izard, Graham Elliot, Rick Bayless, Matthias Merges. Talk about your five-tool players. [ more › ]

Conjoined twins aborted in Oaxaca

The pregnancy of a young mother with conjoined twins — also known as Siamese twins — was terminated last week in Oaxaca. State health officials confirmed that the 17-week-old fetus FULL STORY The post Conjoined twins aborted in Oaxaca appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Pop-Up Music Bar Jumps Into Downtown Austin

EP and Stereotype take over the former Kung Fu Saloon space. West Sixth Street District is gaining a new kid on the block, with pop-up bar EP, which will eventually transform into permanent bar Stereotype. It takes over the former Kung Fu Saloon space on Rio Grande Street. Show More Summary

The 16th Annual Festival of the Brewpubs

And nine other awesome events for the weekend CHERRY CREEK — Last week it snowed, and this week Second Home Kitchen + Bar opens its patio for the season. Celebrate the start of patio season in style at the patio launch party on Friday, May 26, starting at 2 p.m. Show More Summary

Russia holds 4 over IS plot against Moscow transport

Russia's security service on Thursday said it had uncovered an alleged bomb-making laboratory in Moscow as officers detained four suspected Islamic State group members plotting "terror attacks" on public transport. The FSB said those...Show More Summary

Police Warn Of Armed Robberies Around Lincoln Park

The robbers threatened to shoot their victims if they didn't give up their property, according to police. [ more › ]

St. Louis Board of Aldermen: Board Bills 37-41

A new Board Bill was introduced at last week’s Board of Aldermen meeting without being on the published agenda. A vote to suspend the rules and introduce another bill was part of the proceeding. This happened at 36 minutes into the meeting (see video). The bill not on the agenda introduced after...

Fireworks explosion injures 18 in Chiapas

Several boxes of fireworks blew up Tuesday night during a festival in Chiapas, injuring 18 people, one of them seriously. Civil Protection officials said residents of Santa Rita in the FULL STORY The post Fireworks explosion injures 18 in Chiapas appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Everyday Chinese: ???? (ch? gu? qún zhòng)

2 minutes agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Learn Chinese in bite-sized portions everyday with Shanghaiist! [ more › ]

EU meets Turkey's Erdogan in bid to ease tensions

EU leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday in an effort to rebuild ties amid tensions over Turkey's EU accession and human rights. Juncker, who heads the European Commission,...Show More Summary

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