Young Israelis play leading role in new protests

An Israeli family pose for a photo during a protest against Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, outside his residence in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 23, 2020. Hebrew on sign reads ". The wave of colorful and combative demonstrations against Netanyahu and his perceived failure to handle the country's deepening economic crisis have been characterized by youth. With flags, facemasks, drums, placards and an assortment of props, thousands have been taking to the streets to demand change in a variety of unique ways. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

JERUSALEM (AP) — The wave of colorful and combative demonstrations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in recent weeks have been dominated by young Israelis. Israel has a long tradition of political protests that draw huge crowds. In recent years, anti-Netanyahu rallies have mostly been the domain of Israel’s old guardians of liberal values, who accuse … Read more

NYC seeing ‘regression to those dark days’ of crime

NYC seeing 'regression to those dark days' of crime

Former Gov. George Pataki warned on Sunday that New York City is experiencing a “regression to those dark days when criminals ruled the streets.” The Republican said he was alarmed by the rise in shootings during the coronavirus pandemic — which has also sent unemployment rates soaring above 20 percent. “When I took office, New … Read more

Capgemini Press Release // Global citizens favor ‘smart cities’ and call for their hometowns to be sustainable

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Good morning, Please find below the press release issued today. Best regards, Michele Moore DuhenGlobal PR Manager | Group Marketing & Communications Capgemini Group | LondonTel.: +44 3709 053408 Email: [email protected]_____________________________ Press contact:Florence LièvreTel.: +33 1 47 54 50 71Email: [email protected] Global citizens favor ‘smart cities’ and call for their hometowns to be sustainable Urban … Read more

Flooding threat continues as Hanna drops rain on borderland

Allen Heath surveys the damage to a private marina after it was hit by Hurricane Hanna, Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Heath's boat and about 30 others were lost or damaged. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A downgraded Hanna continued charging across the borderland of South Texas and northeastern Mexico, where flooding remained the biggest threat Monday in a region that was already reeling from a surge in cases of the coronavirus. Hanna, downgraded to a tropical depression, passed over the U.S.-Mexico border Sunday with winds … Read more

US closes Chengdu consulate in China, after Houston order

US closes Chengdu consulate in China, after Houston order

CHENGDU, China — The U.S. closed its consulate in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu on Monday, a victim of the rising tensions between the global powers. China ordered the mission closed late last week in retaliation for a U.S. order to shut down the Chinese Consulate in Houston earlier the same week. The tit-for-tat … Read more