FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2019, file photo, a signboard says "Consumption tax hike, 8 percent to 10 percent", at a mass home electronics retailer in Tokyo. Japan reports on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 its economy grew at an annual pace of 0.2% in July-September, supported by consumer purchases ahead of a tax hike. (Shinji Kita/Kyodo News via AP, File) less FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2019, file photo, a signboard says "Consumption tax hike, 8 percent to 10 percent", at a mass home electronics retailer in Tokyo. Japan reports on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 its economy ... more Photo: Shinji Kita, AP Photo: Shinji Kita, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2019, file photo, a signboard says "Consumption tax hike, 8 percent to 10 percent", at a mass home electronics retailer … [Read more...] about Japan’s economy slows, logging 0.2% annual expansion in 3Q
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During Attorney General William Barr’s Senate hearing on Wednesday, he insisted that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s “work concluded when he sent his report to the Attorney General. At that point, it was my baby.” It sounded as if Mueller had birthed a baby and given up the child to Barr for adoption. (The President had urged abortion, so to speak.) Then, we learned this week, Mueller, as a concerned birth parent, wrote what Barr described as a “snitty” letter with pointed instructions on how better to raise said baby. I happen to be a teacher of constitutional law, criminal law, and family law, but never did I imagine this particular intersection of all three areas. The adoption metaphor may shed some light on the conflict in Congress around the meaning and outcome of Mueller’s investigation. Upon receiving the special counsel’s report, which provided ample evidence that Donald Trump obstructed justice but which did not “make a … [Read more...] about Robert Mueller’s and William Barr’s “Baby” and the History of Presidential Obstruction
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a spike in arrests for illegal marijuana grows Monday. During the statewide raids this year, officials arrested 148 people, seized 168 weapons and 950,000 plants from 345 raided grow sites. In total, 25 tons of processed marijuana were recovered. The AG’s office said those figures increased from 2018. The Department of Justice said its Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP), is the largest illegal marijuana grow eradication program in the country. CAMP is a special state and federal partnership under the department of justice. With arrests on the rise, CBS13 looked into how legalizing marijuana has impacted illegal pot grows. READ: Authorities Find, Destroy $1B Worth Of Marijuana Plants In Central California California has its own state agency that regulates marijuana grows — the Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW). Their seizures from illegal grows more than doubled when … [Read more...] about How Has Legalizing Marijuana Impacted Illegal Pot Grows?
“Yellow Rose” screens at Asia Society on Friday. “Yellow Rose” screens at Asia Society on Friday. Photo: Photo By Amanda Calderon Photo: Photo By Amanda Calderon Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 “Yellow Rose” screens at Asia Society on Friday. “Yellow Rose” screens at Asia Society on Friday. Photo: Photo By Amanda Calderon Outside the Megaplex: Here are the Houston arthouse movies showing Nov. 15-21 1 / 1 Back to Gallery 1001 Bissonnet; mfah.org “Yuli” A chronicle of the life and career of the first black guest dancer in London for the Royal Ballet. 4 p.m. Friday “A Hidden Life” The latest film from … [Read more...] about Outside the Megaplex: Here are the Houston arthouse movies showing Nov. 15-21
LOS ANGELES, CA — UCLA might offer the best education a public university tuition can buy, but as far as college towns go, the real estate is sky high.This home is nestled just off campus, and it's stunning. It's asking price is $3,495,000 — not exactly within a professor's salary. The 1930 spanish style mansion hasn't been on the market for half a century, and it's been meticulously cared for. It features original ironwork, inlaid wood floors, colorful tile, stenciled, carved wood beams & leaded stained-glass windows.It also boasts a wood-paneled den with a fireplace, a formal dining room with a coffered ceiling, and a stone patio. Listed for $3,495,000, it last sold for $88,000 in 1970. Address: 10749 Weyburn Ave, Los Angeles, California Price: $3,495,000 Square Feet: 4259 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Full and 1 Half Baths Built: 1930 Features: Unspoiled, emotionally evocative Spanish, complete w/ its vintage 1930 detail lovingly maintained. This special Little Holmby … [Read more...] about UCLA-Adjacent Historic Spanish Home Is Top Of The Class