HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s legislature, which has no opposition party, begins discussions on Wednesday on privacy laws tackling “doxxing behaviour” that some technology giants fear are so broad and vague that they could hamper operations in the city. That means the law could be passed quickly, empowering the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data to investigate and prosecute doxxing. “Specified harm” includes harassment, threat, intimidation, bodily harm, psychological harm, causing the victim to be concerned about safety, and others. They had “clarified” that they remained committed to Hong Kong and doxxing was a matter of serious concern, she said. ($1 = 7.7678 Hong Kong dollars)(Reporting by Anne Marie Roantree and Marius Zaharia.
July 20, 2021 22:52 UTC
NORFOLK – Police have arrested a man they said broke into a horse stable last week and had sex with a horse in an incident that was caught on security camera. Police arrested the 19-year-old Allston man on Tuesday after an investigation, police Detective Samuel Webb said. Police charged the man with sexual contact with an animal, cruelty to an animal, and breaking and entering during the nighttime with the intent to commit a felony. Authorities allege that the man entered the stables at Turner Hill Equestrian on Miller Street around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday. Earlier Coverage:Police search for man accused of having sex with a horse in NorfolkTurner Hill’s owner Hillary Swarr said the horse was uninjured.
July 20, 2021 18:45 UTC
AdvertisementPATNA (Metro Rail News): YFC Projects Ltd. emerged as the lowest bidder for Package PC-04 of roughly 8 km with two different elevated sections on Line-1 of Patna Metro after Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) opened financial bids on Monday. Khemni Chak Station is the interchange station for Line-1 and Line-2 under Phase-1 of Patna Metro. Name of firms and financial bid values is given below –YFC Projects Ltd. – INR 553.49 CroresSam India Builtwell Pvt. Ltd.– INR 587.63 CroresNCC Ltd. – INR 614.94 CroresAs the bid value by YFC Projects is slightly on the higher side in comparison to DMRC estimated cost for this contract, based on evaluation, it is still highly likely that the contract will be awarded to YFC Projects in the coming weeks. Line-1 (East-West Line) of Patna Metro under Phase-2 will have length of 16.86 km from Danapur Cantonment to Khemni Chak with total 14 stations on the route.
July 20, 2021 13:47 UTC
AdvertisementCHENNAI (Metro Rail News): Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) opened technical bids on Monday for the work related to construction of Elevated Viaduct of length 10 km approximately for Line-3 of Chennai Metro. It also includes construction of 09 Elevated Metro Stations from Sholinganallur Lake to SIPCOT-2. Total three firms submitted bids for this contract, tenders for which were invited in January this year with completion period of 36 months. Now bids for this civil contract will be sent for technical evaluation which will take a couple of months. This elevated section comprising 09 Elevated stations is at the extreme southern end of the 45.8 km long Line-3 from Madhavaram to Siruseri Sipcot 2 which is a part of Phase-2 of Chennai Metro which comprises construction of three lines covering a total of 118.9 km.
July 20, 2021 13:41 UTC
click to enlarge Courtesy of the Arab American National MuseumMohamed is an Artist in Residence at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn this month. click to enlarge Courtesy of the Arab American National MuseumDeena Mohamed is translating Shubeik Lubeik into English herself. At the Green Brain Comics workshop, she expresses concerns over how the name Shubeik Lubeik will be received by American readers. The AANM is the only museum dedicated to celebrating Arab American culture and history in the US. The English translation of all three volumes of Shubeik Lubeik is expected to be published by Pantheon Books in Spring 2022.
July 20, 2021 13:07 UTC
SUDBURY – A community-wide reading program this summer and fall will spotlight the work of Jennifer De Leon, a Framingham State University professor and Framingham High School alum. MetroWest Readers Fest is a new nonprofit incorporated as a 501(c)(3) last year. Its mission is to celebrate the joy of reading, inspire lovers of literature, and build community by connecting authors with readers. The first region-wide community read is called ONE, with the signature title being De Leon's "White Space: Essays on Culture, Race, and Writing." The first is on Sept. 28 at Ashland High School, held in partnership with the public library.
July 20, 2021 11:03 UTC
College and university campuses across the state are preparing to welcome a unique class of freshmen this fall. On Thursday, Regis College gave incoming freshmen a chance to explore the campus, ask questions, and break the ice with new classmates before the fall semester begins on Sept. 7. The second part of the day emphasized community-building, with new students having a chance to mingle with and make connections with each other and current Regis students, Yonika said. At Regis, Yonika said the program left college staff feeling invigorated after going many months with a decreased student presence. "It's so refreshing to have the campus feel alive," Yonika said.
July 20, 2021 09:56 UTC
Line-2 (North-South Line) of Patna Metro under Phase-2 will have length of 14.05 km from Patna Junction Railway Station to New ISBT with total 12 stations on the route. AdvertisementPATNA (Metro Rail News): Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) opened financial bids on Monday for Patna Metro’s Package PC-03 in which Larsen & Toubro (L&T) emerged as the lowest bidder for this contract by quoting bid value of INR 1,989 Crores. This contract work includes construction of twin tunnels by TBM connecting underground Ramp at Rajendra Nagar with Patna Junction Railway Station passing through six underground stations for a section of roughly 8 km in length. It also includes architectural finishing, water supply and other works on New ISBT to Patna Station. Line-2 (North-South Line) of Patna Metro under Phase-2 will have length of 14.05 km from Patna Junction Railway Station to New ISBT with total 12 stations on the route.
July 20, 2021 07:07 UTC
MetroWest Daily NewsI must concur with John A. Cunningham's letter to the editor as published in your June 11, 2021, edition. That flagpole and all banners attached is not a place for the display of political ideology, identity politics or commercials. I expect better from our city leaders and by copy of this letter to Mayor Yvonne Spicer I am expressing my disappointment in the decision to post the rainbow flag. John P. O'NeillFramingham
July 20, 2021 03:11 UTC
MetroWest Daily NewsWe may not want to live in the past, but it's nice to remember it. At the professional level today, with few exceptions, it's like Whiffle Ball. Meanwhile, baseball at the high school level now resembles "bashball" with most teams using the abominable aluminum bats, rather than playing the game the way it should be played - that is, with safer, more legitimate wooden bats. Also, some of these high school baseball teams mimic the pros who disrespect our flag by failing to play our national anthem before the ballgame and, then, play distracting, disturbing, and deafening, walk-up disco noise during the game. We may not be able to bring back the "Good Old Days," but we can bring back the "Grand Old Game" of baseball to its glory days, both at the amateur and professional levels, by correcting the gross errors and manipulations currently found at every level of today's game.
July 20, 2021 03:11 UTC
TOKYO (Reuters) – Olympic all-around champion Simone Biles said the gymnast she most wants to beat in Tokyo is herself and that she is excited about trying things in the sport that were once “unimaginable”. The 24-year-old has won a record 25 world championship medals, 19 of which are gold, and has won every all-around competition she has contested since 2013. She also won four gold medals, and a bronze, at the Rio Games and is fully expected to add to that tally in Tokyo. “I’m trying to be better than I was at the last meet, so I’m trying to beat myself,” Biles told NBC television. The Tokyo gymnastics competition gets underway on July 24 with the men’s qualification round, and the women’s competition starts a day later.
July 20, 2021 02:48 UTC
Chris LisinskiState House News ServiceBOSTON - Some local voting precincts may be split into two state legislative districts in the ongoing decennial redistricting effort, a top lawmaker said Monday during a hearing at which constituents called for reshaping the Fourth Congressional District. "There is no feasible way for the legislative process to wait for the local reprecincting process this year," he said. Brownsberger and Moran's panel is partway through a series of hearings to receive public testimony from constituents in the state's nine congressional districts about redistricting. One of the largest questions the committee will need to answer is how to handle Fall River. The northwestern chunk of Fall River is in the Fourth Congressional District that Auchincloss represents, while the remainder falls into the Ninth Congressional District represented by Congressman William Keating.
July 20, 2021 02:03 UTC
"Sikke idiotiske spørgsmål" Ghita Nørby til Simi Jan. Jeg tror, at Sima Jan har interviewet talebanere, der var nemmere at tale med end divaen over alle divaer. Det er ikke første gang, Ghita Nørby får gjort sig bemærket ved at skælde en journalist ud. Foto: Liselotte Sabroe Vis mere Det er ikke første gang, Ghita Nørby får gjort sig bemærket ved at skælde en journalist ud. Ghita Nørby har senest brugt sine talenter i Adrian Lloyd Hughes-podcasten 'Mors afskedsbrev', hvor hun lægger stemme til tv-værtens afstumpede mor. har Ghita Nørby høfligt afslået at uddybe sin oplevelse med Simi Jan. Heller ikke Simi Jan har ønsket at kommentere interviewet.
July 20, 2021 01:49 UTC
“It’s really sort of groundbreaking. “We put several hundred thousand dollars in the budget for a new workforce development program for transgender and nonbinary adults. So I feel like now that’s a great legacy to leave this for someone else to build on these sort of very groundbreaking investments in the community,” Alexander-Reid adds. “I think that it’s going to put my office in a great place to move forward with whoever takes my place. “I think we’ve done a disservice to the transgender community, quite frankly.
July 19, 2021 20:11 UTC
NATICK – A Natick Mall parking garage is safe after crews identified a piece of concrete that appeared to dangle from a ceiling inside the garage, according to Brookfield Properties, the mall’s owner. More:Another electric car tenant could join Tesla at the Natick MallThe roughly 2-foot by 1-foot piece of concrete never fell, and was removed from the second-floor ceiling inside Garage C, which is located across from the former Sears store. Mall security became aware of the dangling concrete on Sunday, the mall notified the Natick Fire Department and Building Commissioner, and both parties said there was no need to evacuate the garage, according to Kahn. The Natick Fire Department referred inquires to Building Commissioner David Gusmini. “We took immediate action,” Kahn said, noting the garage never closed after the dangling concrete was discovered.
July 19, 2021 18:22 UTC