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Mobilink Helps Karachi Battle the Heat

The past week has been a test for Karachiites and neighboring localities with an unparalleled heat-wave which has caused a breakdown in basic utilities i.e. water supply and electricity, and led to the deaths of over 1000 citizens. Hospitals...Show More Summary

Juvenile chickadees

The artwork shown here is available for sale, click here to view current auctions After being nearly invisible for weeks, the local chickadees here in Massachusetts are suddenly everywhere. This is their typical pattern, and it’s common to many species. Show More Summary

Canadian Bill to Force Unions to Disclose Political Activities Could Hurt Hockey and Football Players

2 days agoNews : Vice News

A controversial piece of legislation ostensibly aimed at increasing transparency in Canada's labor unions, and on track to become law by next week, could have negative implications for everyone from Sidney Crosby to your local shop steward, according to critics. Show More Summary

Bison Attacks Two: Yellowstone Buffalo Gores Woman, Injures Teen

A bison attacked two people at Yellowstone National Park in two separate encounters this week. A Georgia woman, 68, was rushed to a local hospital after she was gored by a bison while hiking on Storm Point Trail on Wednesday, according to ABC News. Show More Summary

US steel welcomes the dawn of a new era of protection

Gay marriage: Legal. Obamacare: Affirmed. Trade Promotion Authority: Granted. With the Confederate flag coming down or off the shelves in many locales as well, last week was watershed week in US history. To American steelmakers, these historic developments may pale in light of the industry’s own achievement: a legislative change that encourages it to file […]

Video: Stephen Colbert Hosts Local Public-Access Program (With Guest Eminem)

Stephen Colbert has come out of beard-induced hiding in recent weeks to start building up steam for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert by doing things like shaving his beard, announcing an announcement, and impersonating Justice Scalia. Show More Summary

Fews app for iOS and Android is a highly customizable source for global news

Fews is a news aggregator app for iOS, Apple Watch and Android that features local and international news from 28 countries, in their native languages. Released this week, it’s free to download and works by integrating over 1,000 RSS feeds. Show More Summary

Lancia Appia

And there I was in Senigallia, Italy, where the local classic car club had a meeting in front of the castle. I found this car which is very similar to my first car. I have owned it approximately two weeks. Then in the first shower it appeared that the back wheelarches where rotten. Show More Summary

New Zealand Becomes Home to Latest Wave of ‘Mystery Booms’

In recent weeks, reports of night time “mystery booms” have persisted across parts of New Zealand, with Whanganui being the latest location to receive the strange rumblings. At around 10:15 PM local time on Wednesday evening, many locals reported hearing a loud, thundering “boom” which caused some...

East Village Locals Glue Rocks To Planters In NIMBY-est Move Ever

Superiority Burger, home to a much-hyped veggie burger (review coming later today), opened up at 430 East 9th Street last week. The space is small (this is where the original Dirt Candy was housed), and the hype really is big, so the crowds are turning up. Show More Summary

Turkish Opposition Party Warns Against Military Intervention in Syria

Last week, local media reported citing military sources that the Turkish government was planning to deploy troops on its border with Syria in an attempt to create a buffer zone and prevent Syrian Kurds, which have made significant gains in their fight against the Islamic State, from strengthening their positions.

Chris Christie is a liar, says NJ reporter who followed him for 14 years

Chris Christie’s local newspaper really doesn’t like him. The Star Ledger, the biggest paper in New Jersey, has been blasting Christie left and right. A few weeks ago it warned the country Christie's blustering ways would lead to World War III if he was elected president. Show More Summary

Tuesday New Release Day: Zancan; Jackson; Lansens; Bushnell; Catullus

Out this week: Local Girls by Caroline Zancan; The Star Side of Bird Hill by Naomi Jackson; The Mountain Story by Lori Lansens; Kay Boyle: A Twentieth-Century Life in Letters; Killing Monica by Candace Bushnell; and a new translation of the poems of Catullus. Support The Millions: Bookmark this link and start there when you […]

Lakers have D'Angelo Russell in fold, LaMarcus Aldridge on their radar

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Lakers officially introduced their latest prize to local reporters Monday. They hope to add another one this week.

Two Uber execs taken into custody in France over possible illegal operations

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Two Uber executives for the San Francisco company Uber were taken into police custody Monday in Paris, after a week of turmoil in which local taxi drivers violently protested the on-demand transportation service.

Ku Klux Klan fliers left on lawns in Los Angeles suburb

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Ku Klux Klan propaganda fliers were left in front of houses in a Los Angeles suburb over the weekend, the second such incident in southern California in a week to prompt homeowners to contact police with concerns, local authorities said. Police in Whittier, California, about 12 miles southeast of...

Police Rescue Giant Pig From Filthy Detroit Basement

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Police in Detroit, Michigan, responded to an unusual call last week, saving a large hog from a squalid basement. Officers investigated a local home on Friday after receiving an anonymous tip from neighbors that a pig was inside feasting on human remains. Show More Summary

SC: Coast RTA Financial Plan Calls for Service to North Myrtle Beach, Increased Local Funding

June 28--CONWAY -- Increased local funding, bus service to North Myrtle Beach and a $4 million new central office closer to Myrtle Beach are in Coast RTA's five-year financial plan it is sending to the federal government this week. The...Show More Summary

Floating bamboo pavilions in China pop up in 8 short weeks

These multi-functional pavilions look like a floating village in Songyang County in China. The cluster of open-plan structures was built in only eight weeks using locally sourced bamboo topped with pitched roofs. Its configuration reflects the geometry

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From Billy Wayne Davis to Jay-Z

Atlanta has one of the best comedy scenes in the country, and each week is filled with plenty of opportunities to see some of Atlanta’s top local comics, and visiting national touring acts. He’s your best bets for getting into some funny business.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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