The fire destroyed two apartment buildings that were under construction, a home and an electronics store, Bound Brook Deputy Fire Chief Joe Gullia said. One firefighter suffered minor injuries, he added... The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Sprung on Thursday, he promptly robbed a fifth bank, in Brooklyn, on Friday... Because Woodberry allegedly robbed using a note, rather than a gun, no New York jail can currently hold him, no matter how many times he strikes.
Facebook has confirmed to CNN that it pulled posts and accounts supporting slain Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in order to obey US sanctions against the country's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and its leaders. The International Federation of Journalists noted that some of the accounts had been restored, but the pro-Soleimani posts were still gone -- and some of the accounts that were offline included whole news agencies... The deletions don't appear to cover accounts outside of Iran.
“A Steyer Administration will … ensure that all undocumented communities have access to affordable and safe housing,” Steyer said in his immigration proposal. Steyer’s offer of housing is combined with promises to provide illegals with free healthcare, plus workplace training and cultural celebrations:
Schumer, who has said that dark money is "casting a shadow over our political process," has condemned groups on the right that do not disclose their funders... Despite the condemnation of dark money groups, the Schumer-linked Senate Majority PAC, which works to elect Democrats in the Senate, is closely affiliated with Majority Forward, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit that does not disclose its funders...
The chamber, which was found by archaeologists who were working on restorations of the Domus Aurea palace late last year, also contains walls that are adorned with real and mythical creatures, such as a "silent and solitary sphinx," according to a translated statement discussing the find.
Financial Times sources claim the department plans to permanently end use of nearly 1,000 drones after determining there was too high a risk of the Chinese government using them for spying purposes. While there reportedly isn't a final policy, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt would once more limit uses to emergency situations like firefighting. Normally, the drones would be used for less urgent situations like mapping terrain and tracking resources.
“The most concerning issue about working in an area that refuses to cooperate with ICE is not only that we do not know which criminal aliens are being released from custody, but the public doesn’t know either”... “Because ICE does not have access to standard Illinois law enforcement databases, it’s difficult to accurately account for all the aliens who have been arrested, released and committed additional crimes. However, with the limited information ICE can verify, we know that police resources are being wasted, more people are being victimized, and it’s a matter of time until something more significant happens.”
Predatory journals are those that charge authors high article-processing fees but don’t provide expected publishing services, such as peer review or other quality checks. Researchers and publishers have long voiced fears that these practices could be harming research by flooding the literature with poor-quality studies... findings suggest papers in predatory journals have “very limited readership among academics”, and therefore have little effect on science.
Keep in mind, they are not taking into consideration the harm caused by average citizens reading and spreading these 'poor-quality' studies.
Sales said she purchases diapers for her two daughters each month from the online retail giant's Amazon Warehouse section, which sells returned items at a discounted rate. Amazon inspects and certifies all open-box products before reselling them, according to Amazon's website... The family said the substance on the diapers appears to be fecal matter, but they have not had it officially tested.
Evan McLaurin-Nelson, 31, who is believed to be homeless, approached the family multiple times as they were having dinner on Jan. 4 at a pizza restaurant in Venice, police said. He then tried to grab the girl, 6, who was sitting on her mother's lap, police said... He pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of attempted kidnapping and one count of resisting or obstructing police, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.