Seattle police chief pleads with city officials to ‘do the right thing’ and call for ‘aggressive’ protesters to stop marches on her home because she opposes 50 percent cut in cop funding

The events of this summer were initiated in a moment of grief and outrage over the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers and so many other Black and Brown people suffering at the hands of injustice. All of us must ensure that this righteous cause is not lost in the confusion of so […]

‘PM Modi undid decades of darkness’: Piyush Goyal on first anniversary of Article 370 abrogation

The administration last week announced a life insurance cover of Rs 25 lakh each to all elected members of panchayati raj institutions (PRIs) and urban local bodies (ULBs) of the union territory in case of death due to a terror-related incident.The decision is aimed at strengthening the grassroots democracy by providing a sense of security […]

New power pricing mechanism to be applied next year

Nguyễn Tiến Thỏa, chairman of Việt Nam Valuation Association and former Director of Price Management Department, said the one power retail price mechanism would be easy for calculation, application and check-ups and supervision for all households as all customers buy the same goods from a supplier.

SF prepares for surge in CalFresh food assistance applications

Free, fresh food is also available from the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank at multiple locations. The number of weekly bags of groceries distributed by the food bank has spiked during the pandemic, with the 53,000-plus given out last week equating to almost 1 million meals.

Saigon’s largest employer lays off 2,786 workers

The company has decided on a severance pay of a month’s salary for each year an employee has worked. Many of the laid-off workers have 17-18 years of experience with the company and could receive severance pay of VND150 million to 180 million ($6,450-$7,740), while those working for over 20 years could get up to […]

Asus ROG Strix G15 review: The gaming laptop that glows

The ROG Strix G15 isn’t thin or light. It weighs 5.7 pounds and is just under a full inch thick. Even the Dell G3 Gaming Laptop, which is chunky in its own right, beats the Strix G15 in portability. The Strix G15 also has a large footprint, thanks to the placement of the ports on […]

Coronavirus latest: Beijing outbreak ‘extremely severe’ as fears grow over second wave

01:27: Air travelers in the US who refuse to wear masks on planes could have their flying privileges revoked, according to the largest airline lobby in the US. Major US airlines can refuse boarding to anyone not wearing a mask, but once on board, flight attendants have little power to enforce mask requirements.

Kaiser Permanente’s Bechara Choucair believes that proper housing is essential to good health

Housing hasn’t traditionally been a component of healthcare. But physician and SVP Bechara Choucair knew it should be. He prompted healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente to create a new, $200-million, impact-investing fund in 2018 to address housing stability and homelessness. “It’s nearly impossible for a person to achieve or maintain good health if they don’t have […]

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Issues State Of Emergency For East Coast Counties

“We’ll see if there’s a strengthening,” DeSantis said. “We think actually that may bow it out a little further off the east coast. But it has tracked a little bit further west in the last, would you say 12 hours, it’s tracked a little bit further west.”

August Meeting: Igbo women set for low-key event due to COVID-19 challenges

“It is also important for the meeting because women also help the government in developing the communities. Instead of government cancelling the meeting, they should assist them during their meeting because their meeting brings peace in the families, progress in the communities and they use it to enumerate where the government has not done well. […]