The country is adjusting to a new normal of closed government and business offices, food shortages and cuts in water, electricity and phone service.
While the flow of European tourists to Tunisia has dwindled since last year’s terrorist attacks, Russian vacationers are busily filling the void, RTS news service reported.
A number of readers have been in touch to say that they can still see the union statement on the Home Support service on the Facebook page of the local Unison branch. Well I've just had a look myself and I can't see anything, so maybe you have to be a member to read these words of wisdom. Show More Summary
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A reader from North Lanarkshire has been in touch to say that the embarrassing statement on the Home Support service has disappeared from the Facebook page of the local Unison branch. I haven't looked myself, but is this the case and...Show More Summary
Anti-choice activists are using smartphones to push propaganda to women seeking abortions. A new effort by anti-choice activists to target women seeking abortions just reached a brand-new level of creepy, according to an investigation by the reproductive health news site Rewire. Show More Summary
May 29, Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ Cycle C. Readings: 1) Genesis 14:18-20 Psalm 110:1-4 2) 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Gospel: Luke 9:11b-17 By Jean Denton Catholic News Service One day, just after starting my first job on a parish staff, I went searching […]
On Monday, the world will remember and honor all the service men and women who died protecting and serving their country for Memorial Day. Many see the holiday as a reason for getting some great deals at retail stores or electronics sales. Show More Summary
Look, I get it. Bad Wi-Fi is one of life's worst tortures, up there with rush-hour traffic and Comcast customer service. But surely there's a solution that's a little more sane than this $400 Linksys router that looks like it wants to...Show More Summary
Ubiquitous microblogging service Twitter on Friday released an updated version of its iOS app with native support for in-app "Peek and Pop" 3D Touch gestures, while Google refreshed its flagship search app with integrated Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) technology.
A tropical storm is developing off the East Coast of the United States, and a warning has been issued on Friday afternoon for the US state of South Carolina, the National Weather Service said in a weather alert.
Although I am posting this in the Beijing airport, there is no relationship between that fact and the content. This report by Susan B. Epstein and Sarah A. Lister was posted on 20 May 2016 by the Congressional Research Service: Zika Response Funding: Request and Congressional Action. Download CRS_Zika Summary...
Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky, who is on trial for torching the door of the security service headquarters, said Friday he would give his prize money from a prestigious award to a group of vigilantes serving life sentences. Show More Summary
Comixology recently launched Comixology Unlimited, a subscription plan that offers unlimited access to thousands of digital comics for just $5.99 per month. Given the “all you can read” model, it’s natural to compare the new service to Netflix, but CEO David Steinberger told me that Amazon Prime’s video offerings are a closer match — and no, not because of the… Read More
Today is the Friday prior to Memorial Day weekend here in the United States. I know of many people who already left to travel for the holiday. Would I get some replacement worker who was not knowledgeable about what to do with my situation? Before I was able to... The post Should You Call For Service During a Holiday Weekend — or Not? appeared first on The Gate.
This afternoon a good friend contacted me after having looked into the claim made by William Mack Lee that he served in the 27th Virginia Infantry. It should come as no surprise that there is no compiled service record for WML in that unit. More interesting, however, is a thorough debunking of WML’s claims of […]
Google Photos is now officially one year old, and Google has celebrated the occasion by providing some hard numbers on just how big the service has become in the past year. As Google previously mentioned at Google I/O, Google Photos now sports a staggering 200 million monthly active users. Show More Summary
Burger’s Ozark County Cured of California, MO, is recalling approximately 150 pounds of pulled pork products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Friday, May 27. The seasoned pulled pork items were produced and packaged on Jan. 26, 2016. The product has the correct label on... Continue Reading
Tax scams that invoke the Internal Revenue Service get a lot of attention. That's understandable. The tax code is complicated and the IRS is a source of fear for most Americans. That combination makes it easy for crooks pretending to be with the federal tax agency to scare us into paying them to resolve a purported tax bill. Show More Summary
Microsoft has announced some pro-active measures to help users of Xbox Live, Skype and its other online service stop using bad passwords. ...