Texans outraged that armed protesters harassed the local Muslim community in Irving last week by surrounding the community’s mosque, held their own demonstration to show support for their neighbors. About 200 well wishers gathered outside the Islamic Center of Irving to decry the...
A group of armed anti-Muslim protesters this week posted the addresses of local Muslims and "Muslim sympathizers" online.
The heightened security measures in the Belgian capital of Brussels, which were in place earlier this week due to the terror threat, cost the country 51.7 million euros (nearly $55 million) daily, local media reported.
Carnforth and Millhead (Con defence) on Lancaster Result: Conservative 545 (55% +7%), Labour 320 (32% -3%), Green Party 52 (5% -12%), Liberal Democrat 38 (4%, no candidate in 2015), United Kingdom Indepdendence Party 37 (4%, no candidate in 2015) Conservative HOLD with a majority of 225 (23%) on a swing of 5% from Labour to […]
Having missed the cut last year, Matt Jones knows that local knowledge alone is not enough to challenge at the Australian Open but the Sydneysider's mastery of the wind has put him right in contention this week.
Black Friday shopping starts tomorrow but even if you don’t feel like dealing with the massive crowds at your local mall, there’s still a way you can get Black Friday prices if you’re smart. In a WiseBread article about how to scoreShow More Summary
Here's a silly thread while we all sit, sans pants, waiting for the turkey to roast. A couple of weeks ago I spotted this in our local Hobby Lobby: There's a product for a problem I didn't know existed! Reminded...
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plans to execute more than 50 people convicted of terrorism, two Saudi newspapers reported this week, in what appears to be a warning to would-be jihadists at a time of militant attacks on the kingdom...
So I’m back from nearly two weeks of traveling around, first to Greece and then Oklahoma, and my body has finally adjusted to local time. And I’m catching up reading “Entertainment Weekly” which is currently drowning in “Star Wars” coverage. So here’s what I think. “Star Wars” has traditionally been a story about families. I […]
For the first time in two and a half years, the U.S. Senate last week confirmed judges to the District of Columbia Superior Court, signaling a renewed focus on local judicial vacancies. The judges were confirmed on Nov. 19. Earlier this month, former D.C. attorney general Irvin Nathan, now a senior counsel at Arnold & Porter, wrote letters to... Read the whole entry... »
(Photo Credit: Simon Painter) When I was in second grade, I went to "magic school." Think less "Hogwarts" though, and think more local community center in Long Island with a weekly afterschool program. As a spectator, I was dazzled by...Show More Summary
DECATUR GA From thedecaturminute.comWhy go out on Black Friday when there’s a much better way to shop this week? Go to Small Business Saturday and Sunday in Decatur instead! To honor the greatness that is Decatur’s local independent shops and restaurants, we’ll have a Small Business Saturday and Sunday tent this...Saturday and Sunday... Show More Summary
U.S. President Barack Obama was in Manila last week, and he was so taken with a local startup that he orchestrated a set up between it and Alibaba founder, Jack Ma Obama was in town for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit,...Show More Summary
Given all the attention IKEA’s tax minimization has received, and because we want to help the local operators stay in business following the Swedish giant’s arrival in town, we put the call out last week for Best of Canberra – non-Ikea furniture stores recommendations. Our favourite line among all the comments came from Ezy: “Canberra Milk [...]
The study released last week by the Williams Institute also says that wedding spending generated an estimated $52 million in tax revenue. Image: Shutterstock The post Study: Marriage Equality Has Boosted State and Local Economies by $813 Million appeared first on RH Reality Check.
I represented my first homeless client in 1983. She was living in an old Chevy while she tried, for six weeks, to get help from the county. At least in the old car, she told me, she didn't need to worry about rainstorms. Even in the relatively mild L.A. winter, getting wet can be fatal if you have...
A 2016 Volt at my local Los Angeles Chevy dealer -- one of the largest Volt dealers in the U.S. (Credit: Brooke Crothers) The redesigned Chevy Volt got a vote of confidence this week at the LA Auto Show. The 2016 plug-in hybrid from General Motors received the 2016 Green Car of the Year [...]
It’s more or less the penultimate week of the regular season, and “College Gameday” is in Columbus for Ohio State-Michigan State. Good luck finding posterboard at your local Columbus Staples this weekend. #gameday pic.twitter.com/h9ni1WXAxH — Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) November 21, 2015 Nerrrrdddd. Show More Summary
Northwest Arizona had its fifth and sixth small earthquakes in the last week and a half, today just before noon. A magnitude 2.9 event at 11:48 a.m., local time was followed ten minutes later by a magnitude 1.5 quake very close by that was likely an aftershock. Show More Summary
Chicago's craft beer scene is booming, thanks in large part to stalwarts like Revolution and Half Acre, not to mention the granddaddy of local suds, Goose Island. Every week, it seems there's news of a brewery landing in Chicagoland or a tasting room opening its taps. But the area's beer scene,...