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The Week Ahead

A full schedule of economic data will be keenly awaited by local observers, while inflation figures take centre stage in China and the US.

Alabama City Commissioner Arrested After Hitting TV Reporter In The Face

Police arrested a city commissioner in Dothan, Alabama, this week, after an altercation with a local news reporter was caught on camera. Amos Newsome, 82, struck WTVY reporter Ken Curtis in the face after a commission meeting Tuesday. Show More Summary

Attend a chocolate festival, an Italian festival and a beer festival in one week

The following are three culinary events worth a spot on your calendar. Latino Heritage L.A. is celebrating the final day of Hispanic Heritage Month with a chocolate festival. On Oct. 15, Union Station will be full of local confectioneries and chocolatiers, showcasing their products. There will...

Amazon pumps $190M into its India operations, opens 21st fulfilment centre in the country

Amazon opened yet another fulfilment centre in India this week in its push to lower operating costs for small and medium businesses, and on Thursday fresh reports from local media in the country say the ecommerce giant has invested an additional $190 million into its India operations. An Amazon India spokesperson confirmed the investment to Economic […]

Rooney: NFL expects Rams, Chargers, and Raiders to apply for L.A. relocation

Twenty years ago, the final weeks of what was the last season for the Browns in Ohio were marred by the news that the team was moving. This year, the rest of the season will now be undermined in three cities that the local NFL teams soon will try to vacate. Per multiple reports, Steelers…

South Carolina Floods Are A Small-Business Owner's 'Nightmare'

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Last week, LaBrasca's Pizza in Columbia, South Carolina, was gearing up to throw its 50th anniversary party. Today, it's facing the possibility of a going-out-of-business party.  The restaurant is one of many local establishments ravaged...Show More Summary

David Billings; phony POW

There was a luncheon for POWs at the Amarillo, Texas VA a few weeks ago, according to an article in the local news. One of the POWs there was David Billings, wearing his best central casting costume for Hollywood’s version of a Vietnam veteran. And each former POW had a unique story. David Billings is […]

YouTube prankster sneaks by security to break into Chile’s training, gets arrested (Videos)

Chilean YouTuber Roberto Apud tried to pull off a prank this week, as he drove a blacked-out white BMW to the training ground of local club Palestino in an attempt to bypass security to watch the Chilean international team train. Chile have matches against Brazil and Peru lined up during the current international break. Show More Summary

China Box Office: 'Lost in Hong Kong' Leads Huge Week for Local Films

Hollywood movies took less than 5 percent of box office during the National Day holiday period, one of China's biggest movie-going weeks of the year. read more

A Progress Report on Atletico Madrid Heading into October International Break

Atletico Madrid, like the rest of La Liga, now face two weeks without a fixture as the latest international break interrupts domestic action. Following the 1-1 draw in the local derby against Real Madrid, Atleti sit in fifth place in...Show More Summary

Local Newspaper Publisher: Obama Would Not Be Welcomed in Roseburg, Oregon

Nine people and the mass murderer were killed at Umpqua College last week. David Jaques, publisher at the Roseburg Beacon,... The post Local Newspaper Publisher: Obama Would Not Be Welcomed in Roseburg, Oregon appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Conflicts of interest abound in NC Fracking "regulation"

4 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Starting with the suppression of local government: Before adjourning their session last week, North Carolina lawmakers passed a law prohibiting towns, cities and counties from adopting any regulations or ordinances on natural gas drilling...Show More Summary

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Chris Thayer headlines a special WonderComedy

Atlanta has one of the best comedy scenes in the country, and each week is filled with plenty of opportunities to see local comics and visiting national touring acts. Here’s your best bets for getting into some funny business. Mon., Oct. 5 It’s Monday night and there’s no better place to be than Star Bar.…

Over 1,300 Refugees Arrive in Belgium in Week

A total of 1,308 refugees applied for asylum in Belgium during the course of the last week, local media reported, citing government sources.

more Brunswick St closures

In recent weeks local designer tshirt shop Tomorrow Never Knows and vintage shop Shag have closed on the northern end of Brunswick St. Next to Shag, Grub St secondhand bookshop is about to close. This end of Brunswick St is looking rather shabby.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

Microsoft launches commercial cloud services from local datacenters in India

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced the availability of Microsoft Azure services via local data center regions in India. As the first public cloud provider from India, Microsoft has opened three new regions – Central India in Pune, South India in Chennai, and West India in Mumbai. Show More Summary

Spike activity 02-10-2015

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: The madness of Charlie Brown. The Lancet has a wonderful article on Lucy, Charlie Brown’s local psychiatrist. The Atlantic has an excellent piece on new research showing neurons have different genomes. Mexico’s 13-year-old psychologist is amazing, reports USA Today. Sí, es. PLOS Neuro has […]

Chinese shopper in Tokyo says the Japanese should thank China for spending so much

As hordes of Chinese tourists descend on Tokyo for a Golden Week shopping spree, some believe that the locals should show gratitude for the much needed stimulus they are providing to the Japanese economy. [ more › ]

‘Top Chef’ Extortion Case: Feds Indict Wrong Teamster, Won’t Admit Mistake

The U.S. Attorney's office in Massachusetts this week indicted the wrong man for harassing and threatening the cast and crew of Top Chef last year. Richard Jeffrey, one of the five members of Teamsters Local 25 indicted by the office Wednesday, had his charges quietly dropped. Show More Summary

This Week On The Forums: Chevy Owners Fume, Ford Owners Swoon, And More

No, you're not imagining it. People are actually getting dumber. New proof comes via the United Kingdom's Independent, which revealed authorities in locales as far-flung as Houston, Texas and southern England's hamlet of Kingston had to remind citizens that while it's inconvenient for many, their officers are powerless to restore access to...

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