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A’s Stadium Environmental Impact Report Clears Oakland Planning Commission, City Council Next

CBS Sports 21 Jan 2022
Livemore Man Arrested in Series of Sexual Battery Attacks on Female Joggers ... Not everyone is as excited as the mayor ... “(T)he lack of thorough analysis and the inadequate response to public comments by the City of Oakland and the A’s has resulted in a Planning Commission recommendation that continues to put our community and Port at risk.” ... Packers ... .
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Today’s Headlines: New indications that Omicron is on the wane in California

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jan 2022
Hello, it’s Friday, Jan. 21, and before we turn to the top stories, we’d like to point out a guest byline and a poignant exclusive The Times has today ... An excerpt ... ... ‘A train at rest is a train at risk’. Amid the supply-chain congestion at local ports and elsewhere, trains sometimes sit idle, leaving them vulnerable to thieves in urban rail yards.
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NCB officials seize hydro ganja imported from Canada on way to PunjabAn official said that ...

Deccan Herald 20 Jan 2022
He said that this is the first time that a smuggling attempt was made from a "risk-free" country like Canada ... "Since consignments are being caught at airports regularly, we believe that the smugglers tried to import from Canada, it being a risk-free country, for speedy Customs clearance, using Mundra port to avoid suspicion," the officer said.
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President Biden Announces Key Regional Appointments for USDA, FEMA, and HUD

The White House 20 Jan 2022
Most recently he was the Senior Manager of Strategic Preparedness for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, where he was responsible for developing an all-hazards risk management program to assess complex threats and lead the evaluation of mitigation strategies.
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Brighter days on horizon for new Rae Town fisherfolk

Jamaica Star 18 Jan 2022
... Port Royal Street Coastal Revetment Project ... The project, implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund to the tune of $950 million, is being undertaken to enhance the resilience of the Port Royal Street corridor to the adverse effects of natural disasters and climate risks.
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Italy mulling measures to use strategic gas stocks to help curb prices – sources

FX Empire 17 Jan 2022
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Briton killed in Tonga tsunami as she tried to rescue dogs

FX Empire 17 Jan 2022
LONDON (Reuters) – A British woman was killed as she tried to rescue the dogs she looked after in Tonga after a massive underwater volcanic eruption, her brother said on Monday ... “She loved people and she loved animals and this went right back to her childhood,” he said ... Advertisement ... Faltering Beirut port blast probe faces risk of new obstruction.
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Magnitude 5.6 quake hits western Afghanistan, killing more than 20

FX Empire 17 Jan 2022
KABUL (Reuters) – An earthquake rocked western Afghanistan on Monday, killing more than 20 people and destroying hundreds of homes, local authorities said ... The quake was at a depth of 30 km (18.64 miles), according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre ... Advertisement ... Faltering Beirut port blast probe faces risk of new obstruction ... ....
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West no longer mulling cutting off Russia from Swift -Handelsblatt

FX Empire 17 Jan 2022
BERLIN (Reuters) – Western governments are no longer considering cutting Russian banks off from the Swift global payments system, Germany’s Handelsblatt newspaper reported, citing German government sources ... The Russian rouble gained on the report ... “No option is off the table ... Sign Up ... Faltering Beirut port blast probe faces risk of new obstruction ... ....
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Portfolio Hedging in Action Using the ProShares Short S&P 500 ETF

FX Empire 17 Jan 2022
In this scenario, risk limitation to financial assets in the form of a hedging strategy is important, especially when investors have patiently built their portfolio over the years, and want to remain invested in equities ... Faltering Beirut port blast probe faces risk of new obstruction.
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Manzhouli port to fully resume operation

The Manila Times 16 Jan 2022
Chinese businesses witnessed partial disruptions from the month-long shutdown at the border port of Manzhouli, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, North China, which is a major trade hub between China and Russia, amid renewed pandemic prevention and control actions ... But not all traders are bothered by the port service halt.
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Omicron becomes a blessing in disguise for Britain’s economic recovery

The Daily Telegraph 16 Jan 2022
Forecasters say this brighter scenario opens up the potential for an upside surprise or, at the very least, the removal of the biggest downside risks ... Authorities have clamped down hard on outbreaks at Chinese ports and factories, shuttering them and deepening global trade woes.
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New Security Risks Cast Shadow Over Kenya’s Struggling Lamu Port

The Maritime Executive 15 Jan 2022
Authorities in Kenya are having difficulty in encouraging shipping lines to use the newly-built Lamu Port as rising security risks threaten the viability of the facility, which has struggled to attract business after the completion of its first phase ... Security risks are the latest ...
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Volcano eruption prompts tsunami advisory for West Coast including Douglas County

The Roseburg News-Review 15 Jan 2022
The Oregon Office of Emergency Management said the risk of large waves would continue until about 8 a.m ... "Stay away from port harbors and low-lying beaches because those strong currents can still cause a lot of damage, and you could be potentially risking your life," Oregon Office of Emergency Geologic Hazards Coordinator Althea Rizzo said.
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