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Vietnam jails 6 for disturbing public order in protests

A court in south central Vietnam has sentenced six people to up to two-and-a-half years in prison after finding them guilty of throwing rocks, bricks and gas bombs at police in protests against a proposed law on special economic zones......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 12th, 2018

France braces for trouble, Macron to address "yellow vest" anger

France hunkered down for another wave of potentially violent protests on Saturday as embattled President Emmanuel Macron planned to address the nation next week over public fury at the high cost of living, senior allies said. Francis Maguire reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

Parsing public good from personal interest in the Amazon debate

Criticism of the state’s deal to lure Amazon to Queens has reached a fever pitch. Protests and strongly worded press releases have raised legitimate questions about the nearly $3 billion in subsidies... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 4th, 2018

Paris Rioting Puts Macron"s Economic Overhaul to the Test

The worst rioting to hit the French capital in years left President Emmanuel Macron weighing an emergency crackdown on protests and scrambling to shield his pro-business agenda from surging public anger at his government......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 3rd, 2018

Transport disruptions hit Greece as union protests cutbacks

Nationwide train and island ferry services have been suspended for a day in Greece, together with most Athens public transport, as the country's biggest labor union strikes against persisting austerity measures......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 28th, 2018

Dell in talks about changing nearly $22B go-public deal, according to reports

Dell Technologies Inc. could sweeten its offer to buy out owners of a tracking stock in order to return to the public markets. It's the first indication the Round Rock-based technology giant may be willing to change the terms of the buyout to ensure t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

In WaPo Op-Ed, Erdogan Says "We Know The Order To Kill Khashoggi Came From Highest Level Of Saudi Government"

With the Jamal Khashoggi grotesque murder by some 18 Saudi agents fading from the public's.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 2nd, 2018

As Pentagon Cloud Computing Bid Deadline Nears, Google Drops Out, IBM Protests

Earlier this year, the Department of Defense announced a winner-take-all competition in order to select a cloud computing company to host its sensitive information.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 18th, 2018

Whole Foods Store Gets a Restraining Order Against an Animal Rights Group After Years of Protests

The group held a demonstration across the street from Whole Foods after it filed a restraining order. A Whole Foods store in Berkeley, Calif. has been grant.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 9th, 2018

China Rebukes Local Officials Over Debt Pile

China’s Finance Ministry is upping the pressure on local governments, reprimanding dozens of officials in one province that has seen its debt troubles spill into public protests......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 17th, 2018

Russian Pussy Riot Member Is Hospitalized Amid Fears of Poisoning

A member of Pussy Riot, a Russian punk-themed group that has drawn global media interest in recent years for its public anti-Kremlin protests, was hospitalized this week, with band members suspecting he was poisoned......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

There"s a "real possibility" that the British Army will need to help police keep public order if the UK leaves on a no-deal Brexit, leaked report says

Anthony Devlin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 9th, 2018

How to Make Public Blockchains Safe for Enterprise Use

In order to make public networks secure enough for enterprise use, two key things must happen, says EY's Paul Brody......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 6th, 2018

Iraq to Investigate Protesters" Deaths as Anger Grows

Iraq’s government opened an investigation into the deaths of five men allegedly killed by security forces, as continuing protests against poor government services underscored the growing public anger against the country’s political class......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 5th, 2018

Slide Show: John McCain’s memorial service: notable attendees, speakers and moments

A week after the death of the long-serving senator, a hero of the Vietnam War, a memorial service at the National Cathedral brings public events in McCain’s honor to a close......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 1st, 2018

LG&E"s plan for smart meters hits a roadblock

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has denied a proposal by Louisville Gas and Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities Co. to install more than a million "smart" meters across their service areas. In an order issued today, the PSC stated that although .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2018

How A Fake Group On Facebook Created Real Protests

The fact that social media is all-pervasive is universally acknowledged. It holds the limitless power to influence public opinion, and.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 27th, 2018

Vietnam jails former bankers in graft crackdown

A court in Vietnam handed lengthy prison terms on Monday to several former bankers accused of mismanagement, amid a crackdown on corruption in the communist-ruled country......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 6th, 2018

Ohio Moves Forward On Autonomous, But Public Still Needs Assurance

John Kasich signed an executive order in May that will allow companies to test autonomous vehicles on all publ.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 10th, 2018

Public records show NC officials" response to Equifax breach

The state of North Carolina has entered into a consent order with credit ratings agency Equifax, one that requires the company to take specific action to protect confidential consumer information in the wake of last year’s security breach......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Donald Trump"s Executive Order Creates "mommy and Me Jails," Says Samantha Bee

"No more baby interment camps, just regular internment camps. That's what we call a win in 2018.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 21st, 2018