Monthly Archives: August 2022

2 years after the explosion, part of the giant silos in Beirut collapses

BEIRUT (AP) — A large block of the giant grain silos at the port of Beirut, shredded by a massive explosion two years ago, collapsed on Thursday as hundreds of people marched through the Lebanese capital to mark the second anniversary of the explosion that left dozens dead. The north block of the silos, made up of four towers, had ...

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Governor Edwards and economic development officials to travel to the Netherlands and France to further develop water management and economic partnerships

BATON ROUGE, The. – This Friday, Governor John Bel Edwards will lead a delegation of business and state leaders on an economic development, water management and resilience mission to the Netherlands and France. The delegation includes representatives from Louisiana Economic Development, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, Gulf Water Institute, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Gulf Research Program, Port ...

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Lion Links: 8/4/22 – The Land of the Mane

How are you, Mane Landers? After a hectic month of July, I made the most of August. I haven’t done much beyond following Only murders in the building, but it’s nice to relax in the rest of the summer this way. The heat is always hard to deal with, so make sure you stay hydrated there. For now, let’s dive ...

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Montreal Electronic Music Festival The role of ÎleSoniq has never been more vital

Breadcrumb Links Music local arts Entertainment Arts The festival has long been an outlet where the cares of everyday life are out of mind and the dance floor is all that matters. The pandemic has led ÎleSoniq co-founder Evelyne Côté to see her festival in a new light. Photo by Dave Sidaway /Montreal Gazette Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission ...

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Iraq – Meeting between Ms Catherine Colonna and her counterpart (02 August 2022)

Ms Catherine Colonna, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, spoke on the telephone today with her counterpart, Mr Fuad Hussein. The French Minister reiterated France’s commitment to a stable, sovereign and prosperous Iraq. As such, she expressed her concern about recent developments in Iraq. She called on all parties to show calm and restraint, while respecting the Iraqi institutions and ...

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Court hears arguments on GN’s appeal to dismiss NTI’s language education lawsuit

Justice August 2, 2022 – 6:33 p.m. EDT Government Says Charter Section That Protects Equality Does Not Apply To Language A hearing on the Government of Nunavut’s request that a judge dismiss Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.’s lawsuit over Inuktut education began Tuesday in the Nunavut Court of Justice. (File photo) By Nunatsiaq News ...

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Nacon unveils the lineup for Gamescom 2022

WRC Generations (KT Racing): Scheduled for release on October 13, 2022 on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and later on PC and Nintendo Switch™, WRC Generations celebrates the arrival of a new generation of hybrid cars and the new the racing thrills they bring, plus an all-new Leagues mode that pits players against others of a similar level. WRC ...

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The 27th Session of the Executive Committee of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) Africa in Nouakchott (Mauritania)

Download logo The 27th Ordinary Session of the Executive Committee of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.UCLGA.org) meets on August 2, 2022 in Nouakchott (Mauritania). The meeting is hosted by the Region of Nouakchott. This 27th session of the Executive Committee is the first of the new management team of UCLG Africa elected during the General ...

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No, Idaho is not becoming the Fourth Reich.

Are there racists in Idaho? At least one, according to some newspaper reports. A guy apparently brags about living here and anticipates the creation of an ethno-state. Idaho has some history here, but so do some other states. McKean and Potter counties in northwestern Pennsylvania were briefly hotbeds for white supremacists in the early 1990s. Newspaper coverage allowed them to ...

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Molly McCann’s remarkable rise from payday loans to UFC fame

There were times when I just thought, ‘What the hell is life worth living for?’ Molly McCann cuts a lost figure as she recalls what life was like less than a decade ago. And it’s not that surprising, considering how far she’s come — from serving sandwiches to star of the octagon. The 32-year-old recently secured his second straight UFC ...

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Dover Border Travel Chaos

© Gary Perkins There have been major delays at Dover in recent days, raising concerns that congestion will continue at the UK border in the long term The problems were significant, with traffic at a standstill, with many waiting for more than five hours in their cars and trucks. Although there appears to have been an improvement in Dover, concerns ...

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