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Stop & Shop strike in New England enters fifth day

Stop & Shop strike in New England enters fifth day

Stop Shop and the United Food Commercial Workers (UFCW) plan more negotiations today as 31,000 employees of the Ahold Delhaize USA supermarket chain remain on strike in New England. Talks continued over the weekend after UFCW Locals 328, 371, 919, 1445 and 1459 walked off their jobs at more than ...

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Tencent Set to Release Nintendo Switch in China (Report)

Tencent Set to Release Nintendo Switch in China (Report)

Tencent has won permission to distribute Nintendo’s Switch games console in China. Permission was granted by the Department of Culture and Tourism in Tencent’s hometown Guangdong province, according to a report by Reuters. Initially, Tencent will only be allowed to release a test version of the “New Super Mario Bros. ...

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Dance Salad Festival Returns This Weekend

Dance Salad Festival Returns This Weekend

Now celebrating the 24th anniversary in Houston and the 27th season since its inception in Brussels, Belgium, Dance Salad Festival promises another gathering of world-class performers. Famous in their own countries, classical and contemporary dancers the Dance Salad Festival stage to form a mix of movement and compelling choreography. PERFORMANCES: ...

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Uganda charges “mastermind” behind tourist kidnapping

By AFPMore by this Author Ugandan police said Thursday they had charged the alleged “mastermind” behind the kidnapping of an American tourist and her safari guide, who were later released in exchange for a ransom. Byaruhanga Onesmus, a former convict, was charged in a court in the country’s west with ...

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Assange friend jailed by Ecuador says case will collapse

Assange friend jailed by Ecuador says case will collapse

Associated Press Associated Press QUITO, Ecuador (AP) – A Swedish programmer friendly with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he’s confident the allegations that have him jailed in Ecuador lack substance and “will collapse.” Privacy activist Ola Bini also says in a statement provided by his attorney that he’s being held ...

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