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Tough tradeoffs for victims of Oregon’s historic wildfires: To rebuild or leave?

The Oregonian 07 Aug 2022
Larry Tripoli and Fran Howe spent four months in a Salem hotel with their three dogs after the Beachie Creek fire destroyed their home a few miles east of Gates ... The trauma of the fire and the prospect of living in a trailer with their menagerie while they waited for a new home proved too overwhelming, Tripoli said.

George Joseph Lebonick

Herald-Standard 05 Aug 2022
George, born November 14, 1940, in Uniontown, to George and Rose Scalzo Lebonick, lived life unapologetically to the beat of his own drum ... His time in the military eventually brought him to Tripoli, Libya, where he was introduced to the art of bartering, a passion that would change the trajectory of his life.

US and Russia urge calm as violence in Libya escalates

The New Arab 24 Jul 2022
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland have both called for calm and de-escalation in Libya after days of clashes have left several dead and dozens wounded across Tripoli and Misrata ... order to avoid escalation and further loss of life”.

New photos from the set of upcoming crime drama Last King of the Cross based ...

The Daily Mail 16 Jul 2022
New photos from the Sydney set show a red light district come to life, with strip clubs and adult stores ... New photos from the Sydney set of the upcoming Aussie crime drama Last King of the Cross show a red light district come to life, with strip clubs and adult stores.

Libya's power cuts enrage citizens, spurring protest

The Times of India 04 Jul 2022
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI ... In Tripoli, several hundred people demonstrated in Martyrs Square, the biggest such protest in years, while in people stormed the parliament building, setting bits of it on fire ... Even outside a main GECOL building in central Tripoli, a big yellow generator stands to keep the office working during power cuts.

Libya’s power cuts enrage citizens, spurring protest

FX Empire 04 Jul 2022
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI (Reuters) – When the power cut out in Libya’s Benghazi last week, Haitham al-Ghoul dashed into the street with his five-year old son Othman to find somewhere to plug in a respirator the child needs to ease asthma attacks ... In Tripoli several hundred people ...

Angry protests against feuding leaders grip Libyan cities

Reuters 02 Jul 2022
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya, July 1 (Reuters) - Fury at Libya's feuding leaders boiled over on Friday as protesters stormed the parliament building in the eastern city of Tobruk and staged the biggest demonstration for years in the capital Tripoli, in the west ... In Tripoli's ...

Power cut protests rock Libya

Gulf Daily News 02 Jul 2022
TRIPOLI. Protests over Libya’s chronic power cuts hit several cities yesterday, as people braved the wrath of armed factions to voice their anger at a failure of government that has made life insufferable during the sweltering summer months. In Tripoli’s Martyrs...

Power cut protests hit Libyan cities, showing anger at factional leaders

FX Empire 01 Jul 2022
TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Protests over Libya’s chronic power cuts hit several cities on Friday, as people braved the wrath of armed factions to voice their anger at a failure of government that has made life insufferable during the sweltering summer months. In Tripoli’s Martyrs...

Sudanese teen found hanging in Libya migrant centre: report

The New Arab 24 Jun 2022
Mohamed Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, 19, is believed to have taken his own life at the Ain Zara detention centre south of the capital Tripoli on 5 June, according to Al Jazeera ... He was arrested again days later and taken back to the facility. It is believed that he took his own life at the centre shortly after ... ....

Karachi ranked as one of the worst cities in the world to live in by ...

Urdu Point 24 Jun 2022
The City of Lights was ranked at 168th out of 173 cities ... The city of Karachi in Pakistan was listed as having the 168th worst quality of life out of 173 cities, according to the magazine. Only Algiers, Tripoli, Lagos, and Damascus were ranked below Karachi on the list ... 2 ... ....

Epoch Booklist: Recommended Reading for June 17–23

The Epoch Times 17 Jun 2022
... late career and a perfect Father’s Day gift—life lessons from a golf champion ... An American Naval Adventure ‘Shores of Tripoli.
photo: AP / Hassan Ammar
Lebanese policemen stand guard a detention center of Baabda courthouse compound were nearly 70 inmates broke out of a prison early Saturday after smashing their cell doors and attacking prison guards, in the Beirut southeastern suburb of Baabda, Lebanon

Lebanon army arrests 64 people attempting to flee to Europe

The New Arab 08 Jun 2022
The arrests took place near the Sheikh Znad area, several kilometres away from the northern city of Tripoli, and were taken into custody before their boat was to sail, reported Al Jazeera ... The devastating incident provoked angry Tripoli residents to protest against the Lebanese navy, who they blamed for the incident.

Empty Nest: Kevin and Linda Ross love their Love Bug

The Hawk Eye 21 May 2022
They always had Volkswagens, so the Love Bug was a natural fit ... Kevin was the first to call the owner, and he's glad he was ... Linda thinks she will call it “Betty.” It's model name is “Love Bug USA” and it was manufactured in Tripoli, Iowa and originally sold by a dealer in Fort Madison. They are giving it new life.

Iraqi merchants struggle on amid series of strong sandstorms

The Associated Press 17 May 2022
And still others are just looking for a rush, said Greg Tripoli, an atmospheric and oceanic sciences professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who taught a class on storm chasing. “Seeing a tornado is a life-changing experience,' Tripoli said ... It’s really just one of the excitements of life.

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