WORLD AT A STAGE

  • Police Ensure No Terror Threat in Bali Indonesia Expat 17 Nov 2019 00:07 Bali Chief of Regional Police in Bali, Irjen Pol Petrus R Golose, has confirmed that the island is safe and there is currently no indication of a terror threat. “Even to welcome Christmas and new year, we have prepared security and confirmed that there is …
  • Column: The answer in Santa Clarita school shooting? God, gunshot kits and fire extinguishers as weapons 16 Nov 2019 21:29 The crisis was over, the danger had passed, and Saugus High students were wandering bewildered through a sea of squad cars and news vans, trying to wrap their minds around what had just transpired on the campus quad. “I never thought this would happen in …
  • Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time: A world of disorder 16 Nov 2019 21:08 Some months after 9/11, I asked one of my Romanian friends how people in her country, people who had lived through five decades of communist repression, interpreted the attacks. She said they found it terribly frightening, reasoning that if that could …
  • Venezuela, China and Caribbean Security 16 Nov 2019 19:27 NEWS on the issues concerning the Venezuelan Crisis and Maduro’s Regime seem to be advancing in low gear. The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has appeared steadfast in affirming and reaffirming its united commitment to bringing a peaceful resolution to the …
  • Arkansas university receives old New York Post photo archive 16 Nov 2019 18:34 Updated 9:49 am PST, Saturday, November 16, 2019 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas university is now the home of a photo archive containing nearly a million photos of historical figures and events. The collection arrived at the University of Arkansas …
  • Venice faces MORE floods and fierce winds after suffering 1billion euros of damage 16 Nov 2019 17:16 Venice was on alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday after an exceptionally high tide swamped the city of canals, where authorities have declared a state of emergency. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro ordered the iconic St Mark's Square closed on …
  • NSW fire losses mount as Queensland sets record, adjusted data show 16 Nov 2019 17:14 However, taking in account how the number of NSW dwellings has increased over the decades – lifting risk exposure – this season's tally drops back to third spot behind the January 1939 and 1957-58 fires. "The most significant bushfire season in …
  • Here’s Why Millennials Are the Holistic Wealth Generation 16 Nov 2019 15:02 Millennials have realized that the traditional notion of wealth—almost exclusively tied to your net worth and assets—needs to be redefined. Unsplash/Katie Harp Every generation has defining characteristics and circumstances. Millennials have …
  • Turkey Is the World’s New Nuclear Menace 16 Nov 2019 14:20 By Tobin Harshaw (Bloomberg Opinion) — Sometimes it’s hard to tell friend from foe, even if he is standing right next to you. And if you take President Donald Trump literally (yes, I know, we’ve been warned not to do that) he was suffering from such myopia …
  • Nirmal, Afzal Swechchhasebak League president, secy 16 Nov 2019 13:30 Nirmal Ranjan Guha and Afzal Babu have been elected as president and general secretary of Bangladesh Swechchhasebak League respectively. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader announced names of the newly elected leaders of Swechchhasebak League, an …
  • The answer in Saugus? God and a gunshot kit 16 Nov 2019 13:11 The crisis was over, the danger had passed, and Saugus High students were wandering bewildered through a sea of squad cars and news vans, trying to wrap their minds around what had just transpired on the campus quad. “I never thought this would happen in …
  • News24.com | 'RED ALERT' | Inundated Venice braced for more flooding, strong winds 16 Nov 2019 12:12 Venice was on red alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday after an exceptionally high tide swamped the city of canals, where authorities have declared a state of emergency. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro ordered the iconic St Mark's Square closed on …
  • Prevent a slide into recession 16 Nov 2019 11:23 The annualized 0.2 percent growth in Japan’s gross domestic product during the July-September period — much slower than the 1.8 percent rise in the preceding quarter — indicates that the economy, billed by the government to still be in its longest-ever …
  • Inundated Venice braced for more flooding, strong... 16 Nov 2019 11:06  16 Nov 2019 - 11:22 A general view shows the flooded St. Mark's Square, with St. Mark's Basilica (Rear L) and the Bell Tower on November 15, 2019 in Venice, two days after the city suffered its highest tide in 50 years. Flood-hit Venice was …
  • Another UN Special Rapporteur Dates Zim 16 Nov 2019 10:32 By A Correspondent- A special UN rapporteur is expected to visit Zimbabwe on a fact finding mission on the right to food. Hilal Elver will be in Zimbabwe between 18 and 28 November. Speaking about his impending visit Elver said: The objective of my visit …
  • Wine Investments: What You Need to Know 16 Nov 2019 09:57 Nov 16, 2019 (Analyticawire) -- Just like investing in antique cars or fine arts, wine investments revolve on the purchase of a tangible asset whose value will increase over time. In this sense, you buy and store wines with the intent and anticipation of …
  • Collaborative Initiative to tackle disasters 16 Nov 2019 09:34 Thinley Namgay Department of Disaster Management (DDM) under Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with officials from United States of America (USA) conducted a three-day capacity building workshop on disaster management at Namgay …
  • Coming to Terms With the US Role in Central America 16 Nov 2019 09:29 On March 11, 1999, President Bill Clinton took an unprecedented step. During a four-nation visit to Central America, he expressed regret for the role the United States had played in a brutal counter-terrorism campaign that had caused the deaths of …
  • $5.2 Million Economic Reform Grant Approved For Kiribati 16 Nov 2019 09:00 Pacific Islands Development Program, East-West Center With Support From Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawai‘i News Release World Bank Washington, D.C., USA Wednesday, December 11, 2013 WASHINGTON, December 11, 2013 - The World Bank’s …
  • Inundated Venice braced for more flooding, strong winds 16 Nov 2019 08:59 VENICE: Venice was on red alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday (Nov 16) after an exceptionally high tide swamped the city of canals, where authorities have declared a state of emergency. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro ordered the iconic St Mark's …
  • Holly Richardson: Propaganda in the age of social media 16 Nov 2019 07:41 “It’s Election Day. Rip america. #HillaryForPrison2016 #TrumpForPresident.” (@archieolivers, Aug. 11, 2016) “THE SECOND AMENDMENT IS MY GUN PERMIT. ISSUE DATE: 12/15/1791 EXPIRATION DATE: NONE #VETS #NRA #CCOT #TCOT #GOP.” (@Pati_cooper, Aug. 18, …
  • USDA Announces Second Round of MFP Payments 16 Nov 2019 06:38 Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the second round of Market Facilitation Program payments will be heading out to farmers suffering from trade retaliation by foreign nations. The payments will begin the week before Thanksgiving. Producers of eligible …
  • YG releases ‘ambitious’ plan to combat climate change 16 Nov 2019 03:45 Central to the Yukon government’s new draft climate change strategy is axing greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2030. “This is a really ambitious target, in line with what other jurisdictions are doing in southern Canada, as well as the level of …
  • Scientists in plea for cash to repel asteroids 16 Nov 2019 03:17 0 Comments Scientists in plea for cash to repel asteroids Independent.ie Scientists have urged governments to fund a mission to find out if an asteroid could be nudged off its trajectory to avoid a collision with Earth. https://www.independent.ie…
  • EDITORIAL COMMENT: National Budget gives hope for economic turnaround 16 Nov 2019 02:57 The Chronicle Citizens will agree with us that indeed this year was one of austerity measures.   Consistent with the Government commitment to reduce expenditure as a basis for future social and economic prosperity, all of us had to tighten our belts in …
  • EU grants aid to back disaster management in Angola 16 Nov 2019 02:09 The European Union (EU) has announced a grant of 3.4 million euros (3.7 million U.S. dollars) to reinforce a disaster risk management project in Angola's southern provinces hit by severe drought, Trend reports citing Xinhua. The project launched Friday …
  • Acorn Energy, Inc. (ACFN) CEO Jan Loeb on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 16 Nov 2019 01:51 Acorn Energy, Inc. (OTC:ACFN) Q3 2019 Results Conference Call November 15, 2019 11:00 AM ET Company Participants Walter Czarnecki - CEO, OmniMetrix Tracy Clifford - CFO Jan Loeb - CEO, Acorn Energy Conference Call Participants Operator Good day, everyone. …
  • IMF gives Barbados passing grade 16 Nov 2019 01:42 International Monetary Fund (GP) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given Barbados a passing grade following its latest review of the country’s economy recovery efforts. The IMF’s Barbados Mission Chief Bert van Selm ended a two-week official review …
  • How 2 Santa Clarita High Schoolers Helped Prepare Saugus High For The Worst 16 Nov 2019 01:28 A Keep the Pressure hands-on training at Valencia High (Courtesy of Keep the Pressure) During the Saugus High School shooting that left two students dead Thursday, special on-site medical kits were deployed that were inspired by the Sandy Hook Elementary …
  • ED: November 2017 and Beyond 16 Nov 2019 00:52 The Herald Lawson Mabhena News and Politics Editor By this time two years ago, the stage was set for the most significant march in the history of independent Zimbabwe. After 37 years, power was slipping from the hands of Robert Gabriel Mugabe for the first …
  • Armenia Emergency Ministry planned to be allocated about 12.8bn drams 16 Nov 2019 00:49 YEREVAN. – According to the draft budget of 2020, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia is expected to be allocated 12 billion 766 million drams. Emergency Situations Minister Feliks Tsolakyan, in his address at the parliament, in particular …
  • Dutch resident Embassy may be opened in Armenia, parliament’s debates on 2020 draft state budget, 15.11.19 digest 16 Nov 2019 00:47 Armenian News - NEWS.am presents a daily digest of Armenia-related top news as of 15.11.2019: ·       Coalition parties of the Dutch parliament tabled an amendment to the Foreign Affairs budget to open the Dutch resident Embassy in Armenia, Armenia's …
  • Regulators Maintain Jordan Cove Environmental Impacts Are 'Less Than Significant' 16 Nov 2019 00:33 Federal energy regulators released the final environmental impact findings Friday for the proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas terminal and pipeline. This is the last major permitting document that will be published before the Federal Energy …
  • Should Schools Be Able to Detect Would-Be Shooters? 16 Nov 2019 00:02 Students are comforted as they wait to be reunited with their parents following the shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, Calif., that killed two and injured several others. —AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu Though many details remain in flux about …
  • BUY A BURGER: McHappy Day is twice as meaningful this year 15 Nov 2019 23:37 IT WASN'T just the drivers, governing body and officials involved in this year's rally who were feeling generous this week. Local McDonald's franchise owner Dave Munro has also pledged his support to those who have been impacted by the …
  • What is the Best Pickup Truck to Drive in Haiti? 15 Nov 2019 23:24 Haiti doesn’t keep any official vehicle ownership statistics, but with 70 million new cars built each year across the world, there is a plentiful supply flowing into the Caribbean country. In particular, anyone who spends any time in Haiti will be aware of …
  • Somalia to Push for Voter Registration Ahead of 2021 Elections 15 Nov 2019 23:11 Somalia's National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) has announced plans to register millions of Somalis to participate in what would be the country's first popular elections in more than a half-century. NIEC Chairperson Halima Ismail Ibrahim …
  • Man charged after allegedly lighting Ebor fire to protect cannabis crop 15 Nov 2019 23:08 Updated November 16, 2019 09:53:48 A 51-year-old man is set to appear in court today after allegedly lighting a fire at Ebor, 80 kilometres north-east of Armidale, in a backburning attempt to protect a cannabis crop. Key points: The Gospers Mountain fire …
  • NEMA: DG launches new policy to minimize adverse effects of disasters 15 Nov 2019 23:05 By Chimezie Godfrey The National Emergency Management Agency ( NEMA) has launched the National Disaster Risk Management (NDRM) policy in order to minimize the adverse effects of disaster in the country. The policy document was launched on Friday in Abuja …
  • Rockford-area veterans receive home improvements 15 Nov 2019 23:03 Home Depot, Lifescape partner to 'create a better atmosphere' for veterans ROCKFORD — The homes of four area veterans were given makeovers Friday thanks to Home Depot and Lifescape Community Services. The projects are part of the Home Depot …
  • USDA Issues Second Tranche of Market Facilitation Program 15 Nov 2019 22:46 (USDA) — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. The payments will …
  • Cummins' most ambitious environmental plan yet targets net-zero emissions by 2050 15 Nov 2019 22:28 Interested in this topic? You may also want to view these photo galleries: Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Cummins, Inc. is targeting net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, as part of what the diesel engine company is touting as the …
  • Official Rules: Best Seats in the House Zac Brown Band 15 Nov 2019 21:40 FOX 2’s “Zac Brown Band at Enterprise Center” Contest Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, NOR WILL A PURCHASE IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING.  Eligibility: Entrants must be legal US residents, at least 21 years old or above, …
  • Trade aid expected by Thanksgiving 15 Nov 2019 21:40 Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced Nov. 7 that the second round of the 2019 Market Facilitation Program payments would be issued by the end of November or early December. Today, Perdue announced the payments will begin the week before …
  • USDA issues second tranche of trade aid 15 Nov 2019 21:40 The second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations will be in the mail soon. The payments will begin the week before Thanksgiving. …
  • Tiger Triumph: US-India Military Relations Get More Complex 15 Nov 2019 21:39 AdvertisementThe Indian and U.S. militaries are engaged in their maiden joint tri-services humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) exercise, which they are calling “Tiger Triumph,” in Visakhapatnam and Kakinada in the southern Indian state of …
  • Colombia: Colombia: Food Assistance Fact Sheet - September 30, 2019 15 Nov 2019 21:34 Humanitarian needs in Colombia remain high, due to the influx of vulnerable Venezuelans and Colombian returnees crossing into Colombia as a result of the escalating economic and political crisis in Venezuela, as well as internal conflict and periodic …
  • Ugly legacy: Latino couple finds racist covenant in housing paperwork 15 Nov 2019 21:25 A Latino couple found a racist covenant in their paperwork when attempting to buy their dream home, and though the clause is now unlawful, it is a reminder of the legacy of housing discrimination against racial minorities in the United States. Yolanda …
  • Swechchhasebak League: Council after 7 years amid image crisis 15 Nov 2019 21:10 The name says it all. Swechchhasebak League was founded in 1994 so that it volunteers during the political programmes of Awami League and stands beside those in need during natural disasters. But since its inception, Swechchhasebak League, the volunteers’ …
  • Bhashan Char: UN technical team’s visit postponed 15 Nov 2019 21:10 The proposed visit by a UN technical mission to Bhashan Char housing facility for the Rohingyas has been postponed after Bangladesh asked for the terms of reference for the visit.  “We want to know exactly what areas they want to look at, because the UN …
  • U.S. to begin second round of trade aid payments for farmers next week 15 Nov 2019 20:57 CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday it will begin making a second round of 2019 trade aid payments to U.S. farmers next week. The payments are the second part of a three-tranche $16 billion aid package announced in May to …
  • Secutech Thailand 2019 draws to a successful close following positive response to inaugural ‘smart city solutions week’ 15 Nov 2019 20:49 HONG KONG --( ASIA TODAY )-- Displaying a collective enthusiasm to build a safer future, 8,576 industry professionals journeyed from all corners of Asia to attend the 7th edition of Secutech Thailand, which finished its four day run on 31 October. With …
  • Special joint operation unit to address election emergencies 15 Nov 2019 20:15 A special Joint Election Emergencies Operation Unit has been established to prevent disruptions that the voting process and election duties may face due to natural disasters and emergencies. The Joint Election Emergencies Operation Unit will be in effect …
  • Stony Brook students tour U.N. with Israeli Consulate 15 Nov 2019 19:50 The United Nations General Assembly Hall. Stony Brook students toured the United Nations Headquarters on Nov. 8 alongside members of the Israeli Consulate. CINDY MIZAKU/THE STATESMANStony Brook students toured the United Nations (U.N.) Headquarters …
  • Bo Bikes Bama Set for April 2020 15 Nov 2019 19:50 Posted: Nov 15, 2019 11:01 AM CST Updated: Nov 15, 2019 11:07 AM CST by Alabama News Network Staff The annual charity bike ride supporting the Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund is now set for April 2020. Officials with Bo Bikes Bama announced Friday morning …
  • Better citizen experience is no longer optional 15 Nov 2019 19:45 INDUSTRY INSIGHT Better citizen experience is no longer optional By Chris Bauserman Nov 15, 2019 Government agencies are chasing an ever-rising bar of experience. As technology advances, consumers are being treated to personalized interactions that deliver …
  • North Korea nuclear test equivalent to '17 times the size' of Hiroshima 15 Nov 2019 18:39 Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 15 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com The North Korea nuclear test in early September 2017 was so powerful that it resulted in an entire mountain being lifted off the ground and was the equivalent …
  • FedEx Recognized for Excellence in Corporate Citizenship by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation 15 Nov 2019 18:30 Nov. 15 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center named FedEx the winner of the 2019 Citizens Awards, in the category of Best Disaster Response & Community Resilience Program. This year marks the 20th …
  • Nigeria: Where climate change drives conflict, peacebuilding combats it 15 Nov 2019 18:27 In communities where climate change is depleting life-giving resources, increasing tension and pushing families to the brink, we’re empowering them to fight back. Our peacebuilding work bridges divides and improves conflict-management skills so vulnerable …
  • Pagasa, Phivolcs, DDR 15 Nov 2019 18:19   RECENT separate reports from the World Meteorological Orga­nization (WMO), the UN Inter­national Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have all ranked the Philippines high among countries …

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