Mon, 26 Aug 2019

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Bay Area Governments Taking Action on Wage Theft - Guest Editorials - East Bay Express

Other California cities should follow the lead of Berkeley and San Jose on this issue. Fewer than two years ago, ...


I Was a Teenage Godfather - East Bay Express

Piranhas , The latest crime story from Naples falls just a bit short. For aficionados of gangster movies, watching Claudio ...


State's Deadliest Big Jail System Last Year was Contra Costa County's - East Bay Express

In 2018, more people died in county's jails than in any year during the prior decade. On the morning of ...


Oakland Planning Commission to Consider 5G Cellphone Facilities - East Bay Express

The Oakland Planning Commission is set to consider a variety of items at Wednesdays meeting including 5G antennas, and major ...


United States

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Shrugging off Trump, FBI tackles right-wing extremists

One man had three assault rifles, extra-large magazines and a gas mask. Another had over 18 weapons, including sawed-off shotguns, ...

Trump Touts USMCA in Meeting with Canada PM Trudeau

SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, FRANCE - U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted their trilateral trade agreement in their ...

Macron Says France Will Continue Talking To Iran

French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to continue holding talks with Tehran in the coming weeks to try to defuse tensions ...

What it would take to break the impasse in Cameroon's deadly crisis

Felix Agbor Balla Nkongho is a leading Cameroonian lawyer and award-winning human rights advocate. Nkongho was detained for nine months ...

Belgrade Protest Held In Support Of Army Pensioners Facing Eviction

BELGRADE -- Several thousand anti-government protesters have rallied in the center of Belgrade in support of Serbian Army pensioners who ...

Iranian Satirist Sentenced To More Than 23 Years In Prison

An Iranian court has sentenced writer and satirist Kioomars Marzban to 23 years and nine months in prison after convicting ...

Business

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Some Chinese-imposed tariffs on U.S. goods to start 1 September

BEIJING, China - Behind the sharp sell-off on Wall Street on Friday was the announcement earlier by China that it ...

U.S. Justice Department approves sale of Fox regional sports networks

WASHINGTON, DC - Sinclair Broadcasting's takeover of various assets sold by Rupert Murdoch's parent company to Disney, has been given ...

Ireland to introduce stricter standards for marketing mobile phones

DUBLIN, Ireland - New guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services by the Advertising Standards Authority ...

Tech stocks shatter, Nasdaq drops 3%, as Trump Trade War escalates

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks got smashed on Friday after President Donald Trump engaged in a tirade against ...

Multi-billionaire David Koch survived 27 years after death sentence

NEW YORK, New York - One of the richest men in the world died on Friday.Multi-billionaire David Koch, who with ...

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G7 to have emergency session on fires in Amazon

BRASILIA, Brazil - Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair ...


African children forced from school by conflict

A surge in "deliberate" attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling ...


After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...


Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...


U.S. law enforcement nail man who pretended to be federal agent

CINCINNATI, Ohio - When Shane Ryan Hammond burst into an Ohio home in 2017 to apprehend a suspected bail jumper, ...


Rins pips Marquez on line for British MotoGP victory

London - Alex Rins won the British MotoGP in dramatic fashion catching world champion Marc Marquez to the finish line ...


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Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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