Do some simple research and you won't end up in a crime hotspot
(SALEM, Ore.) - If you are moving, maybe to your very first property, you have an exciting new chapter in your life ahead of you. This can be a very exciting time and one that can be a wonderful experience – as long as you move to the right area.
Many people move to their new property with high hopes for the future only to find that they have stepped into some sort of war zone because of the high levels of crime in the area.
Save yourself time and energy by doing some simple background checks.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Any business that has to hire employees or even sub-contractors needs to ensure that they get the right candidates for the job.
Choosing the wrong people could have all sorts of severe repercussions including negative effects on your business, your other employees, your customers and clients, and your reputation. This is why you need to ensure you carry out thorough checks before you commit to offering someone a job or taking them on as a contractor.
27 Palestinians living in the West Bank were forcibly sent to Gaza last year.
(LONDON) - The Israeli occupation authorities arrested a 14 year-old epileptic Palestinian girl for begging. As punishment they dumped her in the Gaza Strip where she knew no-one and was cut off from her parents.
Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports how the girl was arrested as an “illegal alien” in East Jerusalem (Palestinian territory as everyone knows), her cellular telephone confiscated and a lawyer from the Public Defender’s Office appointed to represent her.
Carrera Jr. plead guilty while a second defendant, Denzel Hawthorne is yet to be tried.
(SALEM, Ore.) - At a hearing this morning before the honorable Judge Hart, 22-year old Eloy Carrera Jr. entered pleas of guilty to Murder with a Firearm, two counts of Robbery in the First Degree, and two counts of Unlawful Use of a Weapon.
These charges stemmed from a shooting on August 1, 2016 in Salem that caused the death of 44-year old Brett White.
(SALEM, Ore.) - It is common knowledge that successful businesses aren’t created overnight. Beyond the product or service itself, to achieve a high level of success, a business must engage with its customers.
This is not just about having customer support available. Instead, many companies are using idea management software to involve their customer in major decisions regarding the running of the business.
(OCCUPIED PALESTINE) - Life moves on, grinding, sometimes nice and sometimes painful. We saw Israeli regime’s aggression on Syria which went unanswered for years and “Israel” continues to illegally occupy the Syrian Golan.
That was unanswered until Saturday morning when Syrian air defenses shot down an Israeli F-16 jet (paid for by US taxpayers) and crippled an F-15. This is shocking the establishment in the apartheid state and changing the rules of engagement. It is also a message to the US which used its F-16s to bomb Syrians fighting the US backed terrorist group called ISIS.
The U.S. has little to lose by letting the mini-detente play out.
(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Clearly, North Korea’s Olympics-related propaganda offensive had a two-pronged approach — belligerence toward the U.S. and an olive branch to the progressive government in South Korea.
Kim Jong-un was appealing to a sense of Korean brotherliness as he tries to drive a wedge between the U.S. and South Korea.
FGM violates the human rights of girls and women to health, security and physical integrity, the right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a federal crime, and any involvement in committing this crime is a serious human rights violation which may result in imprisonment and potential removal from the U.S.
Individuals suspected of FGM/C, including sending girls overseas to be cut, may be investigated by the Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center and prosecuted accordingly.
Eastern andsouth-central US to enjoy best viewing conditions
(AccuWeather Global Headquarters) - AccuWeather reports the weather should not interfere with sky gazers across the eastern and south-central United States hoping to view the celestial event that has not happened in more than 150 years.
North America will be treated to a blue moon, supermoon and a lunar eclipse all at once during the early morning hours of Wednesday.
(SALEM, Ore.) - EDITOR: John Perry Barlow, Internet pioneer, visionary, former lyricist for the Grateful Dead, founding member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Freedom of the Press Foundation, an ongoing inspiration, passed away quietly in his sleep Wednesday morning, Feb 7 2018. We publish this great work as an example of his commitment to freedom and fairness for all.
Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. On behalf of the future, I ask you of the past to leave us alone.
Business loans prove essential for small businesses to move forward, grow and succeed.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Small businesses often take out a bank loan for a number of reasons. A bank isn't the only option, they could get a loan through other sources as well. Credit unions also offer small business loans, or a loan may be acquired using accounts receivables.
A business needs funds to run, especially if you're just starting out, so borrowing money is often the necessary choice.
Get "your ducks in a row" before attending a child custody hearing.
(SALEM, Ore.) - While divorce is never easy, it can be much harder on everyone involved if there are child custody issues to work out. Some divorce cases can turn very nasty when issues of child custody are raised.
If you are like most people, you want to keep your divorce proceedings as civil as possible. Rather than saying or doing things you will regret, you need to keep calm and let things play out naturally.
The highway had one lane open for all traffic for about six hours.
(DUNDEE, Ore.) - Wednesday morning, February 7, at approximately 6:40, the Oregon State Police responded to a 2 vehicle crash on Highway 99W near Archery Summit Road, about 1 mile south of Dundee, in Yamhill County.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2014 Freightliner semi-tractor trailer, operated by 46-year old Dwayne Kemp, of Tacoma, WA, was travelling southbound on Highway 99W when he went into cardiac arrest.
As Iran’s women continue to rise and fly their Hijabs... Woe be unto the Mullahs
(OXFORD) - 29 Iranian women were arrested for challenging Iran’s theocratic regime. But they have just begun to fight.
Women across the country climbed on telecom boxes, took off their headscarves and waved them aloft on sticks, protesting the law that makes wearing the hijab compulsory. Now, nearly 30 women are behind bars, with at least one being held on $100,000 bail. That won't stop the movement.
Oregon fares slightly better than other states, but still owes more than it generates.
(SALEM, Ore.) - The fast-facts breakdown of debt and income in Oregon indicates that there are $19.6 billion worth of assets to pay down $20.1 billion worth of debts. The shortfall amounts to $424.2 million.
There are many ways that debt impacts households, the most important of which is lower levels of disposable income. This translates into lower savings rates, less money for a rainy day, and more paycheck to paycheck-style living.
Listen to the advice of actual legal professionals for the best results in court.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Some of the most popular television shows out there are based on true crime events. Most of these shows will have a mix of real and pretend in their storylines.
Some people make the mistake of thinking that all of the things they see on these type of shows is factual. As any legal professionals
get clients on a daily basis who have a variety of misconceptions about the justice system and their rights.
"The latest attacks against the FBI and Department of Justice serve no American interests" -Senator John McCain (R-AZ)
(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - The release of the highly-anticipated Representative Devin Nunes memo which claims to show the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI abusing their surveillance power, is really just a list of past Republican talking points on Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.
Trump’s and the GOP leaders’ main justification for the release is all about transparency.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) - "In the year since Donald Trump has taken office, we've seen a full-on assault on reproductive freedom. That is why it's more important than ever for voters to be fully informed about the candidates."
TheTruthAboutKnute.com contains a timeline of news items dating back to 2014 that demonstrate why Oregon voters should be alarmed.
FBI Works with Partners to Get Traffickers Off the Streets
(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Jaboree Williams was a pimp and drug dealer who brutally abused and psychologically tortured his victims. And thanks to the joint efforts of the FBI and local law enforcement, he will spend the next 30 years in federal prison.
“He preyed on vulnerable women who were having difficult times in their lives.”
Marijuana is no gateway drug...look deeper, folks!
(MOLALLA, OR) - What the 'Gateway Drug' is has been bandied about for many years. Whether it is/was beer, tobacco, chocolate, Starbucks, pizza, Coca Cola or pancakes, or whatever else is still very controversial.
The ignorant severe critics say that it is marijuana. Unknown to them in their ignorance, they are only about half correct. The gateway drug is Anandamide which is in mother's milk and the first 'drug' any infant will ingest.
Blockchain is set to be the next big thing in tech.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Blockchain technology is far much more than what is currently being used by crypto-currencies. Many entrepreneurs who are green to these technological trends confuse the bitcoin cryptocurrency with blockchain infrastructure.
The term blockchain first went mainstream after it was associated with cryptocurrencies. However, blockchain technology has many more uses apart from the cryptocurrency market.