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Trudeau Says Canada Will Cease Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria And Iraq

8 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The prime minister says Canada will stop its airstrikes within two weeks, and will step up training for local security forces fighting ISIS militants.

Ask the Editor: Why Can’t I Buy a Dodge Dart GT Manual in PA?

Duncan writes: Because I want a car that will depreciate faster than my 2014 Genesis 5.0 R-Spec, I inquired at a local Pennsylvania Dodge dealer about a 2016 Dart GT with a manual transmission. After a week of them trying to order one...Show More Summary

Confirmed: Vegas DTP’s Work In Progress co-working space is shutting down

12 hours agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Last week I cited sources that Work In Progress, the co-working space inside Tony Hsieh’s Vegas Downtown Project was closing. The space housed a large number of local startups and also the Vegas offices of Uber and Postmates. At the time, no one at Downtown Project would confirm the closure. Show More Summary

Cannes Film Fest Chief Thierry Frémaux Quells Exit Chatter, But Confirms Offer

Lyon native Thierry Frémaux was the subject of a local blog post last week which led to some industry scuttlebutt that he was weighing an offer from the private sector. In his own statement on the Cannes website, the fest chief has now...Show More Summary

US to Send Experts to Colombia to Help Control Zika - Colombian President

A group of US experts will travel to Colombia next week to help the local health health authorities to control the Zika virus which has already affected over 25,000 people in the country, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said.

These Brands Have Won the Most TV Exposure Heading Into Super Bowl Weekend

Brands paying the big bucks for Super Bowl ads this weekend might be pleased with how much free airtime they've received on local TV in the week leading up to the Big Game. Using its Teletrax global TV monitoring network, 4C Insights tracked teasers and ads that brands have released and plan to run during the Super Bowl. Show More Summary

Ladies Night at Running Lab

Yesterday evening, I had the pleasure of meeting several local women who are "influencers" in the running/fitness population. A couple of weeks ago, I received an email from a running store called Running Lab in Brighton, Michigan. They invited me to "Ladies Night", a private event at their store for the influencers. Show More Summary

Microsoft makes Azure Backup free for government customeres

Microsoft this week announced backup of government client’s Azure IaaS Virtual Machines using Azure Backup. This new feature will help a number of government customers in state, local, federal, civilian, defense, and over a hundred solution partners with dedicated government practices to leverage the cloud for critical business needs by backing up their assets on […]

Why the VA's New Tune About Services for Homeless Vets Is Music to My Ears

VA Secretary Bob McDonald was in Los Angeles last week to unveil the much-anticipated master plan for the West L.A. Veterans Affairs campus and sat for an interview with KPCC, one of our local public radio stations. As you would expect, he's enthusiastic about the master plan. Show More Summary

See how Nintendo altered the Fire Emblem Fates 'petting' minigame

Fire Emblem Fates has been getting a lot of flak for cutting its "skinship" petting minigame in the western localization, but now that the game is in the hands of a select few (I got my copy earlier this week), we can see exactly what was altered. Polygon did a bit of streaming yesterday, and as you can see in the video, it's basically the same. Show More Summary

Aust stocks close flat

Local shares finish volatile week slightly in red as market trades slightly lower in final session.

Northern Spy Food Co. Will Close for Good in Two Weeks

"We're hanging it up while we still have the buttons on our pants." This one seriously stings: Northern Spy Food Co., a beloved East Village restaurant that championed locally sourced ingredients before it became super trendy to do so, will permanently close on February 17 after six years of business. Show More Summary

Han Kjøbenhavn FW16 Mixes ‘Mad Max’ With Nostalgic Sportswear

With Copenhagen Fashion Week in full swing, local boys Han Kjøbenhavn took to a disused industrial space in the city’s rundown Christiania district to unveil their FW16 collection. A troupe of boys sporting menacing DIY masks marched down a dusty runway, to a hellish soundtrack that consisted of pounding drums and very little else. The models then […]

The NFL took over downtown San Francisco this week — here's what it's like to visit

Super Bowl 50 will be played this Sunday, February 7, in Santa Clara, California. That's about 50 miles south of San Francisco. The local football team, the 49ers, moved to a new stadium there two seasons ago. But they kept the "SanShow More Summary

A Florida judge sentenced a man to 60 years in prison for this?

It's February, which means that many of you are just a few weeks away from local primaries. Whether your primary is next month or September, don't forget to research local and state judicial candidates, as well as those candidates vying to be your county or district's chief prosecutor. Show More Summary

New data reveals investors can't buy their way out of direct engagement with indigenous peoples

LONDON (3 February, 2016)--Six weeks after negotiators in Paris placed tropical forests at the centre of the global battle against climate change, experts at a London event said government resistance to recognition of local land rights threatens global prospects to stop deforestation and fuels conflict costly enough to repel investors. read more

St. Louis Fails At Crosswalks, Part 1

Last week crosswalks were in the local news — specifically colored decorative crosswalks. St. Louis’ new bike/pedestrian coordinator, engineer Jamie Wilson, found out these weren’t compliant with federal standards: Wilson said it was a shock to St. Louis as well as cities all over the country who employed the colorful...

Nine Americans detained in Saudi Arabia over possible links to jihadists

last weekNews : The Raw Story

9 Americans Suspected Of Militant Links Detained Nine Americans were detained along with 33 suspects on terrorism charges in Saudi Arabia over the past week, according to local media reports. Four Americans were detained Monday and another five in the following days, the English-language daily...

Trans Latina Monica Loera Murdered in Texas, Misgendered by Police and Media for a Week

To add to the tragedy, when Loera was murdered, she was misgendered by the Austin Police and local media, something that happens far too often. The post Trans Latina Monica Loera Murdered in Texas, Misgendered by Police and Media for a Week appeared first on Autostraddle.

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