Jakarta is home to 10 million people, with a total of 30 million in its greater metropolitan area. It is prone to earthquakes and flooding and is rapidly sinking due to uncontrolled extraction of groundwater. Congestion is also estimated to cost the economy $6.5 billion a year. … [Read more...] about Thousands caught in floods in Indonesia’s sinking capital
Many voices on the right have long decried academia for its left-leaning bias and lack of ideological diversity. These claims have merit. On campuses such as the University of California, Berkeley, conservative student activists have been sucker-punched in the face, and conservative speakers such as Ben Shapiro are routinely met with violent protests. Just this month, a mob of students surrounded pro-Second Amendment activist Kaitlin Bennett on the campus of Ohio University, where she was spat on, assaulted, and met with a barrage of derisive language. … [Read more...] about C.J. Pearson: Conservative students should join me in rejecting liberal academia’s intolerance
Hub Theatre Brings Pulitzer prize-winning play WIT (by Margaret Edson) to First Church Boston … [Read more...] about 10 Things To Do This Sunday in Boston
My husband recently was laid off from his job and I needed to sign up for Medicare Part B. I only signed up for Medicare Part A when I turned 65 because his company insurance was excellent. When I went to the local Social Security with the “Request for Employment Information” signed by my husband’s HR department to enroll in Medicare Part B and avoid the “famous” Part B penalty, I asked if I needed to do anything else. I was told I was all set and will receive my new Medicare card in the mail with both Medicare Part A and B dates in a few weeks. … [Read more...] about HAPPY HANDYMAN: Why did Medicare deny my medical claim?
In the Meier incident, a general offense report obtained by FOX31 and Channel 2 said on March 29, 2019, officers were dispatched to the area of East Mississippi Avenue and South Tower Road on a welfare check. Dispatch was told an unconscious person — possibly an APD officer — was inside a car outside Buckley Air Force Base. … [Read more...] about Colorado police chief fires officer citing ‘severe misconduct’: report