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PHOENIX | Along border, a growing opposition to military deployment

PHOENIX  — Amy Juan drove two hours north from her remote community on the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona to rally against the deployment of troops there. She’s one of many residents of the Southwest who oppose and are speaking out against President Donald Trump’s deployment of over 5,000 military troops to the border to fend … Continue reading PHOENIX | Along border, a growing opposition to military deployment

BURLINGTON, Vt | Vermont woman who admitted ricin possession sentenced

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A woman charged with manufacturing the deadly toxin ricin in her Vermont retirement community and testing it on residents was sentenced Thursday to time served and five years of probation and must undergo mental health treatment. Betty Miller, 71, also was ordered Thursday to pay a $10,000 fine. Miller, who has an … Continue reading BURLINGTON, Vt | Vermont woman who admitted ricin possession sentenced

DAMASCUS, Syria | Blasts from area of military airport shake Syrian capital

DAMASCUS, Syria  — A string of powerful blasts from the direction of a military airport in Damascus lit up the skies and shook the capital city in the early morning hours on Suay, residents and state TV reported. The explosions were seen and heard coming from the direction of the Mezzeh airport, southwest of the … Continue reading DAMASCUS, Syria | Blasts from area of military airport shake Syrian capital

AMESBURY, England  | 2nd Novichok poisoning worries residents near English city

AMESBURY, England  — A second case of poisoning with the military-grade nerve agent Novichok in southwestern England raised fears Thursday that the massive cleanup effort that followed the sickening of a former Russian spy and his daughter failed to remove all of the substance from the area. British officials announced late Wednesday that specialists have … Continue reading AMESBURY, England  | 2nd Novichok poisoning worries residents near English city

LONDON  | Report: Residents in London fire wrongly told to stay inside

LONDON  — Residents of London’s Grenfell Tower high-rise were wrongly told to stay in their apartments as fire raged through the building, aided by flammable external cladding that didn’t meet safety standards, an expert report said Monday. Fire-safety engineer Barbara Lane said the fire service’s “stay put” policy had “effectively failed” barely a half-hour after … Continue reading LONDON  | Report: Residents in London fire wrongly told to stay inside

Elite Pacific Properties Agents Assist with Hawaii Island Lava Relief and Kauai Flood Recovery

HONOLULU/May 10, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) –Elite Pacific Properties’ agents across the Big Island are keeping the Aloha Spirit alive after the May 3, 2018 breakout lava flow of Hawaii Island’s Kilauea volcano in Leilani Estates. So far, the lava has destroyed 36 structures including 27 homes and displaced some 1,700 residents. “Hawaii has such a strong … Continue reading Elite Pacific Properties Agents Assist with Hawaii Island Lava Relief and Kauai Flood Recovery

6 months after Mexico quake some still camp outside homes

MEXICO CITY/ March 19, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Under a patchwork shelter of overlapping tarps and repurposed vinyl advertisements, several dozen residents of 18 Independence Street pack cheek by jowl into donated tents in the street near their building, which was damaged in the Sept. 19 earthquake. Six months after the temblor, improvised camps like this one … Continue reading 6 months after Mexico quake some still camp outside homes

Evictees from SKorea’s 1st Olympics recall harsh clearings

BUCHEON, South Korea/March 9, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — When South Korea previously held the Olympics in 1988, Kim Paolo and some 150 other poor urban residents spent months that year hiding in huge graves of their own making. They were the last among thousands ousted from host city Seoul after losing years-long, pre-Olympic battles against officials, … Continue reading Evictees from SKorea’s 1st Olympics recall harsh clearings