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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

Macron Under Fire in France, Calling Up Troops

FLASH: President Macron to deploy soldiers to keep order during yellow vest protests. French President Emmanuel Macron, 41 anni, announced that soldiers will be deployed across the country to help maintain securi.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnews15 hr. 20 min. ago

French Support for Yellow Vests Cools

The French public has begun to turn against the yellow vest movement, with a new poll for the first time showing majority supporting an end to the protests. The shift in sentiment offers a sign of relief for President Macron......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjFeb 27th, 2019

Sweden Extends Border Controls, Citing "Continued Threat To Public Order"

A few short months after Sweden was harshly criticized over its border contro.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 11th, 2019

The Venezuelan Coup & Gilets Jaunes: Great-Power Politics In A Multipolar World Order

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The protests seen in France and the interference in the domestic politics of Venezuela highl.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 4th, 2019

Regime Change In Venezuela: Army Defectors, Russian Mercs, & Disappearing Gold

Via Southfront.org, Over the past few days, the intensity of anti-government protests in Venezuela has declined despite attempts of the US-led bloc to warm them up through both public and clandestine measures. However, the confli.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 1st, 2019

How Yellow Vest Protests Swelled Into Risk for Macron

What started last November as a grassroots movement against plans to hike gas taxes spiraled into violent protests against the cost of living and French President Emmanuel Macron’s policies and style. After public opinion fell behind the Yellow Vests.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 18th, 2019

Judge overturns Alabama law in Birmingham Confederate memorial case

A federal judge has overturned an Alabama law designed to keep Confederate monuments in place on public property following protests in Charlottesville that turned deadly in 2017. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Michael Graffeo ruled the Memorial Pres.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

France"s "yellow vest" protests could shake up euro zone bond markets

France's response to "yellow vest" protests could be a turning point for euro zone bond markets if it kicks off an era of increased public borrowing in the bloc and loads additional debt on to a market already nervous over the removal of ECB stimulus......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Public Service Commission partially approves BGE rate hike request

Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. customers will see their monthly gas bills increase by more than $5 this year after the Maryland Public Service Commission partially approved the utility's request for a rate increase. The commission's order issued Friday a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2019

DPU eases National Grid work moratorium, with conditions

An order from the Department of Public Utilities would ease the moratorium on all non-emergency and non-compliance work across the utility's service territory, an administration......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 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