Chinese CCTV monitoring Britons in more than 275,000 networks are identified at five Uighur camps 

Chinese CCTV cameras monitoring Britons in more than 275,000 separate networks are identified at five Uighur internment camps CCTV cameras monitoring Britons have been identified at five Uighur camps Cameras of Chinese firms Hikvision and Dahua have been monitoring detainees  Research identified the cameras by studying recently-recorded video footage  The UK has fourth largest CCTV network … Read more

Patients with mental health needs: DHB blames poor rating on difficulty of filling liaison role

A performance overview of MidCentral District Health Board’s mental health and addiction services has found it is “behind plan” with working with Palmerston North Hospital’s emergency department when people arrive with mental health needs. Palmerston North Hospital Photo: RNZ /Dom Thomas The health board says the rating is because it hasn’t been able to fill … Read more

Texas husband accused of killing wife after she signed $250K life insurance policy

A Texas man is accused of murdering his wife just two days after she signed a $250,000 life insurance policy, prosecutors said. Christopher Collins, 41, is facing charges that he killed his wife Yuanhua Liang, 46, and went “to great lengths” to make it look as if she was shot and killed by a home … Read more

Riot-hit Solomons begins clean-up as more foreign troops arrive

Clean-up operations have started in the riot-hit capital of the Solomon Islands as soldiers and police from Australia and Papua New Guinea helped to restore calm after several days of deadly riots. Residents of Honiara cleared shattered glass, rubble and rubbish from the streets on Sunday as heavy machinery in the hard-hit district of Chinatown … Read more

‘Success Absolutely Means Survival At This Point’: Local Shops Inch Toward Recovery On Small Business Saturday

CHICAGO (CBS) — On the heels of Black Friday comes Small Business Saturday, a day when shoppers are asked to shop local and support local. Small businesses were some of the hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic — resulting in the closure of roughly 200,000 of them nationwide during the first year of the pandemic alone. … Read more

Inmate falls ill, dies at San Diego Central Jail

SAN DIEGO — Police are investigating Saturday after multiple monuments were found vandalized with graffiti at Presidio Park in Old Town. Video obtained by FOX 5 shows a mural, depicting members of the Mormon Battalion, defaced with graffiti saying, “May all colonizers fall,” “Death to the White man’s world,” “Death to White supremacy,” “No thanks, … Read more

Biden heads to church after White House claimed he was ‘fully briefed’ on Omnicron variant

President Joe Biden and his family attended mass during his holiday on Nantucket in Rhode Island after being ‘fully briefed’ on the Omicron variant of the coronavirus and enacting an African travel ban to protect against it.  The White House said that Biden has been ‘fully briefed’ on Omicron as fears rise over the new super mutant … Read more

‘It did not have to be this way’: Growing anger over Merritt, B.C. evacuations | Globalnews.ca

Hundreds more Merritt, B.C., residents were allowed to return to their properties on Saturday to assess the damage to their homes, but there is growing anger that some people have still not been allowed back. Property owners in the area that was hardest hit have still not been allowed to view their properties or mitigate … Read more

Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive Now Underway

(CBS4) — Again this holiday season, CBS4 is teaming up with King Soopers and 97.3 KBCO to collect new toys and cash donations for children and youth served by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver. (credit: CBS) READ MORE: Aurora Police: Suspected Drunk Driver Survives Crash That Killed Passenger King Soopers will be … Read more