Steve October 25, 2020

Tens of thousands of Chileans have taken to Santiago’s main square in celebration after people across the country overwhelmingly backed re-writing Chile’s dictatorship-era constitution that many see as the root cause of the country’s social and economic inequalities. In Santiago’s Plaza Italia, the focus of the massive and often violent protests last year which sparked […]

Steve October 25, 2020

Posted October 25, 2020 by Charles Morris & filed under Newswire, The Vehicles. Lordstown Motors has completed its business combination with DiamondPeak Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). For those of you who haven’t been following the EV “stock market frenzy,” a merger with a SPAC is the currently fashionable way for a startup […]

Steve October 25, 2020

We knew this day would come didn’t we? The day that open source projects come under attack by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It seems we’ve made it to that day because the RIAA have issued a DMCA Takedown on the project youtube-dl on their GitHub repo. Naturally this is done under the […]

Steve October 25, 2020

How does transitioning into management change someone’s view of working according to open principles? In this edition of the “Managing with Open Values” series, we connected with another Open Organization Ambassador, Allison Matlack, to discover what she learned when she put open organization values into practice as a new manager. Allison has a unique perspective […]

Steve October 25, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics says pregnant women with opioid addiction should have access to medication in new guidelines released Monday aimed at improving care for women and newborns affected by drug use By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer October 26, 2020, 4:01 AM • 3 min read Opioid use in pregnancy has prompted new […]

Steve October 25, 2020

Malaysia’s prime minister said his government was prioritizing protecting people from COVID-19 amid a new outbreak after the king rejected an emergency proposal that critics saw as an undemocratic attempt to hold onto power By EILEEN NG Associated Press October 26, 2020, 3:22 AM • 3 min read KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s prime minister […]

Steve October 25, 2020

Source: ABC News A New York City police officer was suspended without pay Sunday for promoting Tweety McTreason’s reelection campaign from a loudspeaker while on patrol over the weekend. Talia Jane, a Brooklyn-based freelance reporter, tweeted that a squad car was blaring “Trump 2020” from the officer’s vehicle in Flatbush Saturday night. Jane said she […]

Steve October 25, 2020

Australian media says female passengers on flight bound for Sydney were subject to invasive internal exams at Doha airport. More than a dozen female passengers were subjected to “invasive” and “humiliating” internal exams in Qatar after a newborn infant was found abandoned at the Doha airport, Australian media have reported, in an incident the country’s […]

Steve October 25, 2020

South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong all consider mainland China to be their biggest export market, but the jury is out on how strongly they are feeling the effects of a robust Chinese economic rebound. The three Asian powerhouses, along with most other economies, have all shrunk this year due to shutdowns to contain the […]

Steve October 25, 2020

Published duration53 minutes ago image copyrightGetty Images More than 800 former judges and legal professionals have signed a letter accusing Boris Johnson and Priti Patel of “hostility” towards lawyers representing migrants seeking asylum. In a letter to the Guardian, they said the PM and home secretary “endanger” lawyers’ safety with their comments and undermine the […]

Steve October 25, 2020

MIAMI — Newly formed Tropical Storm Zeta strengthened Sunday in the western Caribbean and will probably become a hurricane before hitting Mexico’s resort-dotted Yucatan Peninsula and the U.S. Gulf Coast in coming days. Zeta was the earliest named 27th Atlantic storm recorded in an already historic hurricane season. The system was centered about 300 miles […]