One protester brought a hanger. Another dressed like a vagina. And dozens carried signs to demand that the U.S.
The Russell 2000 closed down almost 4% from last Thursday’s early close – its worst week in 3 months (and in the red year-to-date) . The Nasdaq miraculously scrambled back to unchanged from Payrolls but all major indices closed red for the week. Away from stocks, the USD closed unchanged (with notable CAD weakness and JPY strength).
After months of waiting, a Ninth Circuit panel has finally responded to Google’s plea, supported by public interest groups ( including EFF ), journalists, librarians, other service providers, and law professors, to reconsider its disastrous opinion in the case of Garcia v. Google . The good news is that we managed to get the panel to revisit its opinion.
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Syrian Arab Republic DAMASCUS, Syria, 10 July (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has launched a series of daily flights from Damascus to the northeast of Syria to bring emergency aid to 50,000 Syrians displaced by the fighting inside their country. The 11 round-trip flights by the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees began on Wednesday, with the chartered Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane leaving Damascus in the morning with supplies for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Hassakeh Governorate and returning from Qamishly in the afternoon to reload for the next day’s flight.
The story of the historical conflicts in the region today called Israel and Palestine has been told many profound films, but it has never been told like this. Watch the video below, made by Nina Paley. The video is poignantly entitled “This Land Is Mine”
“Holly Fisher, a conservative Christian, has been getting insane amounts of attention recently by trolling liberals on social media over the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision. Unfortunately, she tried to up the ante one too many times and now she has unintentionally become the living symbol of how fundamentalism, no matter in what religion, looks disturbingly similar. After gaining internet fame for posing for a “conservative hat trick” by standing in front of a Hobby Lobby wearing a pro-life t-shirt and drinking out of a Chick-fil-a cup, Fisher wanted to find her next big political statement
“A 98-year-old San Francisco woman is being evicted from her home of 50 years, and critics says it’s because the building’s owners want to sell the place to take advantage of the city’s booming real estate market. “I’ve been very happy here,” Mary Phillips told KRON 4. “I’ve always paid my rent, I’ve never been late.” Protesters gathered Wednesday at the offices of the building’s owners, Urban Green Investments, in support of Phillips.