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Seattle Has Figured Out How To End the War On Drugs

Nicholas Kristof writes in an opinion piece for The New York Times about Seattle’s “bold approach to narcotics that should be a model for America.” Instead of being prosecuted for being caught with small amounts of drugs, that person is steered toward social services to get help. “In effect, Seattle is decriminalizing the use of hard drugs,” writes Kristof. “It is relying less on the criminal justice toolbox to deal with hard drugs and more on the public health toolbox.” From the report: This model is becoming the consensus preference among public health experts in the U.S. and abroad.

Brazil Military Mobilizes to Fight Amazon Fires, and Restore ‘Positive Perception’

RIO DE JANEIRO — Rocked by global outrage and threats of economic losses over its handling of fires raging in the Amazon rain forest, Brazil on Saturday began a hastily planned military operation to battle the blazes and generate a “positive perception” of the country.
As of Saturday, at least four Brazilian states had formally requested military assistance to contain hundreds of fires, which have been burning for several weeks but plunged President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration into crisis mode only this week after photographs began circulating widely.

Libra-Like Currency Could Replace US Dollar

Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has suggested a transformation of the global financial system by replacing the United States dollar with a digital currency similar Facebook’s Libra.
Delivering his speech at the U.S. Federal Reserve’s annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Carney said that a Libra-like digital currency could replace the U.S. dollar as the world’s reserve currency, Bloomberg reported on Aug. 23.

Holiday home in West Sussex with swimming pool and no council tax on sale for £20,000

A THREE-bed holiday home in West Sussex has gone on sale for just £20,000 – and it comes with a communal swimming pool and no council tax.
Located one and a half miles outside Chichester, the house is right next to a lake and should be a hit with nature lovers.

Financial considerations when deciding to take a contract

Picture the scene….. times are hard, you’ve been out of work for the last few months, sitting with your feet up, beer in hand, watching the TV. Then one morning you wake up, smell some coffee and realise that your hard earnt savings from all those previous years contracting have been used up. Well, something like that anyway!So, you start looking for another contract. After a few weeks, and hundreds of ignored phone calls, emails, letters etc you finally get to the point where a position arises and finally a client wants to hire you.

Interests & Achievements – not a waste of space on the CV

So you’re nearly at the end of writing your CV, covering your personal statement, previous positions and education. But have you included your interests and achievements? This often neglected element can be the section that puts you ahead of the competition, showing employers a little more about you.

“They Let The Criminals Go”: China Furious At Chaotic Scenes From HK Metro Station Unrest

Another Hong Kong protest ‘sit-in’ turned into a violent scrap with police as on Wednesday night thousands of black-clad youth and others set up barriers and occupied the Yuen Long station of the city’s MTR metro. 
The protest was to mark the one-month anniversary of what anti-Beijing demonstrators are calling the the ‘Yuen Long attack,’ which involved a gang of white-shirted, baton wielding men charging the busy station and brutally beat random HK demonstrators and passers-by who were on their way back from a mass rally against the extradition bill.

Mobile Hacking Firm Cellebrite’s UFED Tool can Hack any iOS & Android

Israeli forensics firm and well-known Law enforcement contractor Cellebrite released a public statement that they can hack any iOS and High-end Android devices for law enforcement agencies. Cellebrite Mobile Synchronization is an Israeli company that manufactures data extraction, transfer and analysis devices for cellular phones and mobile devices. Last year Cellebrite claimed that it’s engineer’s...

Finances in the Summer

Online is the way to go nowadays. If you want to find a job, a date, or any type of food/recipe, then you may just find yourself searching with your device. Whether it is a phone, tablet, or computer, these can all bring up profiles to peruse for whatever you would like. Because profiles are how people decide on things, yours should be top-notch.
1. Clarity

Macron calls Amazon fires an international emergency

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the fires raging in the Amazon rain forest are an international emergency and called for the situation to be discussed at the G7 summit.
“The Amazon rain forest – the lungs which produces 20% of our planet’s oxygen – is on fire. It is an international crisis. Members of the G7 Summit, let’s discuss this emergency,” Macron wrote on Twitter.
Brazil’s space research centre, Inpe, has detected 72,843 fires in the Amazon so far this year – an 84 per cent rise compared to 2018.

Bitcoin Maximalists Embrace Ethereum After Receiving an Offer They Can’t Refuse

A group of hardcore bitcoin maximalists have heroically overcome their hatred for Ethereum after receiving ERC20 shares in crypto exchange INX worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. The staunch BTC loyalists, led by Blockstream CTO Samson Mow, have agreed to support a project built on Ethereum, despite all the mean things they’ve said about it. The news has provoked intense debate within the crypto space, however, with some cynics arguing that the maximalists are only in it for the money.

White supremacy gangs in the US: How and why people join

In 2016, CCTV footage of a young black man, Larnell Bruce, being run over and killed by a man shocked America. His killer, Russell Courtier, was a member of a white supremacist gang.
Why do people join these gangs and what does it take to get in one? Journalist Mobeen Azhar travelled deep into the heart of America’s far right movement to find out.

Crean modelo 3D de patente registrada por Sony del PlayStation 5

Recuerden que podrán ver el programa en vivo de Yo Soy Un Gamer este próximo jueves a las 7:00 PM (hora de Puerto Rico) a través de Facebook Live y Youtube Gaming.
Además de eso, hay otro programa que podrán ver en Univisión Puerto Rico este sábado a la 1:00 PM (hora de Puerto Rico) con repetición a las 10:30 PM (hora de Puerto Rico).

Ohio's Hospice Welcomes Valley Hospice and Community Hospice as Associate Members in Strategic Partnership

PAYSON, Utah, Aug. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Jennifer Trinidad, with Body Renaissance is implementing a non-invasive and drug-free solution for Erectile Dysfunction (ED). This cutting-edge procedure boasts a 75% success rate amongst patients. The treatment is called GAINSWave®, and is the premium brand of shockwave therapy performed by a highly-trained network of providers across the nation.

Finland urges EU to consider banning Brazilian beef over Amazon fires

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland, which holds the European Union’s rotating chairmanship, called on Friday for the EU to look into the possibility of banning Brazilian beef from its markets due to devastation caused by fires in the Amazon rainforest.
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