Pazartesi, Ekim 26, 2020
Chileans vote for new constitution, leaving behind relic of Pinochet’s brutal legacy
SANTIAGO, Chile — On the wooden benches of Santiago’s Estadio Nacional, university professor Luís Cifuentes spent long, empty days in the spring of 1973 trying to ignore the agonizing screams emanating from the bowels of the stadium.Around 40,000 left-wing political prisoners passed through the stadium during Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship (from 1973 to 1990),…
Hundreds of thousands lose power as Northern California braces for more wildfires
Hundreds of thousands of people lost power in dozens of California counties Sunday as weather forecasters predicted the most powerful winds of the year and the potential for more raging wildfires, officials said.Pacific Gas & Electric, which supplies power to millions across Northern and Central California, had shut off electricity to 225,000 customers by Sunday…
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5 Pence associates test positive for Covid-19, nine days to go: candidates prepare for final days of campaigning, and 43 states and D.C. see a 10 percent Covid-19 case surge.Oct. 26, 2020
New storm Zeta a hurricane threat to Mexico, U.S. Gulf Coast
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 southeast of…
Border wedding brings family from both sides together
After bride Lindsay Clowes saw her original wedding day come and go, she hatched a unique plan: a wedding at the border of the U.S. and Canada. Family from both sides of the border were able to attendOct. 25, 2020
Seven Black candidates contending for Senate seats in historic election
Seven Black candidates are running for U.S. Senate this election. Of the nearly 2,000 politicians to ever serve in the Senate, only 10 have been Black.Oct. 25, 2020
Senior citizens shifting their vote
Are senior citizens the new swing vote? At The Villages in Florida, the nation’s largest retirement community, Republicans outnumber Democrats 2-to-1. Although most residents voted for President Trump in the 2016 election, some have shifted their support to Joe Biden this time around.Oct. 25, 2020
Mask debate in U.S. rages on
As infections soar, the battle over masks continues to heat up. In South Florida, demonstrators burned masks after Palm Beach County officials extended their mask mandate.Oct. 25, 2020
CIOs who stick around could end up as COOs
The career path for chief information officers looks promising as large businesses digitise more of their organisation and IT becomes integral to operations By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 22 Oct 2020 11:16 Chief information officers (CIOs) who remain head of tech for the next four years may see their role evolve to chief operating…
US Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google
Lawsuit alleges Google used anticompetitive tactics to maintain and extend its monopolies in a number of interconnected digital markets, violating US federal antitrust law By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Reporter Published: 22 Oct 2020 10:55 The US Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, accusing the company of “unlawfully maintaining monopolies in…