Some 300 Chinese Foxconn employees who manufacture X-box 360 machines said they would throw themselves from their Wuhan, China, plant if demands for lost wages were not met.
An EA source reports that a relative in Tehran ordered a washing machine for 400,000 Toman (about $240) this week. When he went to the shop the next day, he was told that — amidst the currency crisis and rising import costs — the price was now 800,000 Toman (about $480). Another EA source says…
The establishment knows where its paychecks come from.
“It belies logic,” Charles T. Drevna, the president of the National Petrochemicals and Refiners Association, said of the 2011 quota. And raising the quota for 2012 when there is no production makes even less sense, he said.
Under the National Operations Center (NOC)’s Media Monitoring Initiative that came out of DHS headquarters in November, Washington has the written permission to retain data on users of social media and online networking platforms.
Has your child ever written in chalk on the sidewalk? If so, little Joey or Janie is a criminal. So says the city of Orlando, which recently arrested — and jailed — one of the Occupy Orlando protesters for writing in chalk in front of City Hall.
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A photographer who snapped a photo of a group of Oakland police officers was ordered to move behind some imaginary line. The photographer started walking backwards asking “what line” with the cops moving towards him in an aggressive manner. They kept telling him to move back, which he was doing. One cop orders him across…
Investigators with the Drug Enforcement Agency helped a Mexican narcotics kingpin transfer million of dollars in illegal cash profits, the New York Times reports today. The DEA program recalls a similar, much smaller scale operation first reported in the Voice last month in our article about government informant Angel Perez. The Voice article disclosed that…
Reporter asking idiotic questions of Paul.