Direct action

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Name: Direct action
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Homeowner knocks down unlawful extension in council planning win

The outbuilding was built significantly larger than what was agreed by Hillingdon Council's planning departmentAn unauthorised extension has been knocked down by a home owner after Hillingdon Council served him an enforcement notice.Rabiraj Nemchand, ... [Published GetWestLondon - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Dorrance animal feeding regulations on hold

DORRANCE TWP. — The township planning commission Monday night put on hold until its August meeting zoning regulations intended to control the siting of concentrated animal feeding operations.After a lengthy debate on proposals to the township code submitted ... [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Health Data Isn’t Just for Hospitals

With wristbands that monitor heart rate and mobile apps that map jogging circuits, a growing number of Americans are using smartphones to measure their physical activity in facts and figures. These health and fitness apps collect personal data on exercise ... [Published Government Technology US - 11 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Study from Google reveals opportunities for Malaysia’s retail industry online

Google released new research that showed the web has changed the way that consumers in Malaysia and across South East Asia shop — a major opportunity for Malaysia’s retail industry to reach and influence shoppers online.According to the study, many consumers ... [Published Enterprise IT News - 12 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Mepa fines owners of illegal billboards €400

A billboard being removed earlier this month. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiThe planning authority has fined owners of illegal billboards €400 each for ignoring the June 20 deadline for their removal.The figure falls far short of what billboard owners charge ... [Published Times of Malta - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Australia carbon tax repeal a 'perfect storm of stupidity'

Australia's axing of its carbon tax and a plan to replace it by offering incentives to polluters to increase their energy efficiency is "the perfect storm of stupidity", scientists and academics argue.The repeal of the divisive levy, a fundamental pledge ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

German Anger at US Spying Continues

“The NSA Knows Where Waldo Is” This past week, with little public fanfare, the CIA station chief in Berlin packed his bags and left town at the request — or should I say “demand”? — of the ostensibly friendly US ally Angela Merkel , because of the ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Chiefs warn of ‘direct action’ over Ottawa’s tactics on specific claims

First Nation Chiefs say Canada needs to improve the specific claims process by November 2015 or face “direct action.” The warning came this morning during the final day of the annual meeting of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) that’s taking place in ... [Published Pechanga.net - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 6 reports

Life after carbon tax

China's biggest coal fired power station in Zouxian, Shandong province. Source: SuppliedSO the carbon tax is gone. After years of political drama, culminating in a chaotic debate in the Senate, Australia is back to square one.The issue of how to curb ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 8 reports

Four Exeter men arrested as part of 'unprecedented' operation...

FOUR Exeter men have been arrested as part of a major national operation targeting paedophiles.A total of 660 suspected paedophiles across Britain – including 22 in the Westcountry – the National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.The six-month operation targeted ... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Direct action, carbon tax or nothing?

Climate Spectator's Tristan Edis explains how direct action works, how it compares to the carbon tax and whether Australia should just buy permits from overseas to meet its obligations. ... [Published Herald Sun - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 3 reports

55 illegal billboards removed

Fifty-five illegal billboards were removed from major arterial roads over the past days, Mepa said.Twenty seven were removed from prominent sites in Triq Aldo Moro in Marsa, Triq Mikiel Anton Vassalli in St Julian's, Triq Burmarrad in St.Paul’s Bay and ... [Published Times of Malta - Jul 16 2014]

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"The department is conducting enquiries and taking direct action rather than referring the petitions to a third agency" he added
But hang on a minute. Three quarters of the way through the article it says, "While working with the United Nations in Sri Lanka, he helped smuggle Tamils and Tamil sympathisers, including journalists who were at risk of government retribution, out of the country"
C Uday Bhaskar, a strategic analyst who is a Distinguished Fellow, Society for Policy Studies, told IANS, "Over the last year, there has been an active attempt by the right-wing radical groups in West Asia to persuade young Muslim youth from all over the world to join in the 'jihad' against the oppressor. Now this oppressor can be the much reviled US and the generic West; Jewish-Israel, Hindu-India, or can take a sectarian dimension wherein the Shia or Sunni is targeted... the challenge for India is to effectively and empathetically quarantine it."
...A Downing Street spokesman said that the three leaders agreed that the European Union "must reconsider its approach to Russia and that foreign ministers should be ready to impose further sanctions on Russia when they meet on Tuesday" .Now, some Malaysians are suggesting that a demonstration should be held at the Russian Embassy in Jalan Ampang...

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Homeowner knocks down unlawful extension in cou... [Published GetWestLondon - 1 hour ago]
Monkey on our back [Published Times of Malta - 3 hours ago]
Dorrance animal feeding regulations on hold [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - 4 hours ago]
Legal Aid Clinic functions from police canteen [Published The Hindu - 4 hours ago]
Vermont Gas customers among those signing petit... [Published VTDigger.org - 10 hours ago]
Border Press Conference; What the Leaders Had t... [Published Breitbart Feed - 11 hours ago]
The revolution to kill power bill confusion [Published Business Spectator - 11 hours ago]
Health Data Isn’t Just for Hospitals [Published Government Technology US - 11 hours ago]
Study from Google reveals opportunities for Mal... [Published Enterprise IT News - 12 hours ago]
Seeking rail statistics [Published Canberra Times - 13 hours ago]
500 Palestinians Dead: Veterans Call for End to... [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - 14 hours ago]
Science denied as carbon tax ends [Published Tasmania Mercury - 15 hours ago]
Land Dept explains legal loophole to owning par... [Published Phuket Gazette - 16 hours ago]
Bayou Blue family raising money to help son wit... [Published Daily Comet - 17 hours ago]
The Working Class and Left Politics [Published ZNet - 18 hours ago]
Mepa fines owners of illegal billboards €400 [Published Times of Malta - 23 hours ago]
India: Muslim Youth Being Drawn by Jihad Propag... [Published International Business Times UK - 23 hours ago]
Google Study Unveils Online Opportunities for M... [Published Chip - 23 hours ago]
Diplomatic justice... [Published JUST READ! - Jul 21 2014]
New Rovics album tells stories of struggle [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 21 2014]
Meet the villains who brought MH17 down [Published My Zoo - Jul 21 2014]
Odors from printing plant plague Clifton neighb... [Published North Jersey.com - Jul 21 2014]
Zero tolerance for ragging at DU [Published The Hindu - Jul 21 2014]
PDP’s Death, A Bit Exaggerated [Published This Day Online - Jul 21 2014]
How Israel Helped Birth Hamas, Plus Ned Lamont ... [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 20 2014]
Repeal of carbon tax shames our nation [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 20 2014]
EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR JULY 20-31 (daily updated) [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Jul 20 2014]
Australia carbon tax repeal a 'perfect storm of... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 20 2014]
Induction of interleukin-1B by activated microg... [Published Pro Health Network - Jul 19 2014]
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Border Press Conference; What the Leaders Had t... [Published Breitbart Feed - 11 hours ago]
AUSTIN, Texas—In a standing-room-only press conference today at the Capitol, Texas Governor Rick Perry announced that he was deploying 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the border to support the Texas Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) current ...
Diplomatic justice... [Published JUST READ! - Jul 21 2014]
I read many postings by Malaysians on the social media urging the government and world leaders to take a tough stance against Russia after pro-Russia rebels allegedly shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that killed 298 people on July 17.While the ...
How Israel Helped Birth Hamas, Plus Ned Lamont ... [Published Balloon Juice - Jul 20 2014]
There’s always a lot of chatter about Hamas, and how Israel can’t deal with Hamas (pro-tip: it does, where do you think those ceasefires and prisoner swaps come from?), and if Hamas wasn’t there, this would all be over anyway because the problem is hummus, ...
German Anger at US Spying Continues [Published Firedoglake - Jul 19 2014]
“The NSA Knows Where Waldo Is” This past week, with little public fanfare, the CIA station chief in Berlin packed his bags and left town at the request — or should I say “demand”? — of the ostensibly friendly US ally Angela Merkel , because of the ...
Activists occupy UK govt office demanding end t... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 18 2014]
(Photo: London Palestine Action) The following press release was sent out today by the group London Palestine Action : More than 30 pro-Palestine campaigners occupied the Cabinet Office this afternoon demanding an end to the UK’s flourishing arms ...
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