Weighs regulation, Airbnb touts its economic impact in cityTim LoganAs Los Angeles City Council members launch a push for tougher regulations on short term rental housing, the industry’s biggest player has begun touting its impact on the city. Airbnb, a San Francisco firm that helps people rent space in their homes like hotels, on Thursday is releasing a study. 3, 2014″ > >Northern edge of Westlake finally getting developers attentionAndrew KhouriThe real estate investment wave remaking Echo Park and Silver Lake is spreading south of the Hollywood Freeway.
All of this takes fast networks, so it should be no surprise that Google launched Fiber Boost, which is bringing gigabyte Internet service to cities. So far, Austin, Texas; Provo, Utah; Los Angeles, California; and Louisville, Kentucky, among others, have this service. I’m sure you would like your city on the list, because it would be great to have a blazingly fast Internet connection.
Terror attack, George. Saudi Arabia. Thanks very much. About 6 percent of Zika infected pregnant women in the United States had a baby or fetus with at least one birth defect related to the viral infection, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Zika pregnancy registry. States and territories that was set up in January to monitor pregnant women with laboratory evidence of Zika virus infection..
Boehner was so spooked by the freshmen that he felt forced to retreat from a word that lay at the center of the entire experiment in self government envisioned by the founders. A month after the midterms, the soon to be speaker sat down with Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes, who asked him why he rejected the idea of compromise. “When you say the word ‘compromise,’ a lot of Americans look up and go, ‘Uh oh, they’re gonna sell me out,’ ” Boehner said.
“The most reliable way to enforce a shark finning prohibition is to require that sharks be landed with their fins naturally attached to their bodies,” she suggested.”This method is being mandated for more and more fisheries, particularly in Central and North America, creating momentum for global change.”In the EU, shark finning is banned except where special permits have been issued that allows a fishing vessel to fin sharks at sea, without landing the entire animal.Fin diningUnder the present regulation (1185/2003), member states are able to issue the permits to exempt fishing vessels from the finning at sea “ban”.Average shark landings between 2000 and 2008Under the exemption, the weight of fins kept from the catch must not exceed 5% of the live weight of the shark catch.Globally, sharks are captured in targeted fisheries for their meat, fins, liver and oil. However, it is the animals’ fins that are prized as these command high prices.In comparison, shark meat is relatively cheap, difficult to store and takes up a lot of storage space. This is why the practice of finning at sea is used it allows vessels to harvest the valuable asset, dump the remaining carcasses, leaving storage space for more economically valuable fish stock.Shark fin soup is a highly priced, traditional, celebratory, Chinese dish.