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Residents react to Baltimore City budget, police funding during Taxpayers' Night

1 month ago   |   By WBALTV

Some Baltimore City residents made their opinions known on the proposed 2023 budget to the City Council during Thursday's Taxpayers' Night.
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Baltimore residents call for cuts to police funding at final Taxpayers' Night before budget vote

Baltimore residents call for cuts to police funding at final Taxpayers' Night before budget vote

1 month ago   |   By Baltimore Sun

Baltimore residents lobbied for a reduction in police spending and more investment in social services during the city's second annual Taxpayers' Night on Thursday, the last chance for the public to speak out about the city's proposed budget ahead of the Baltimore City Council's consideration of the plan next month.
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Californians can vote to add abortion to the state's constitutional rights

Californians can vote to add abortion to the state's constitutional rights

The amendment, which comes three days after the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case, will go to midterm elections on Nov. 8. (Image credit: FREDERIC... Read more ...

Hong Kong burnishes China ties as luster as global hub fades

Hong Kong burnishes China ties as luster as global hub fades

HONG KONG - Every few generations, Hong Kong transforms itself, evolving from a swampy fishing village to 19th century colonial port, to capitalist outpost and factory after... Read more ...

EXPLAINER: NATO holds summit with gaze on Russia - and China

EXPLAINER: NATO holds summit with gaze on Russia - and China

MADRID - Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shocked NATO back to first principles. Seven decades after it was founded, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is meeting in Madrid... Read more ...

Homes evacuated as illegal fireworks seized in Southern California

Homes evacuated as illegal fireworks seized in Southern California

Twenty-seven homes in a Los Angeles suburb were evacuated for hours Monday as authorities seized more than 2 1/2 tons of illegal fireworks at a residence, authorities said. Read more ...

Attorney: Man involved in train killing shot in self-defense

Attorney: Man involved in train killing shot in self-defense

A man who shot and killed a passenger on a San Francisco subway commuter train will be charged with gun crimes but not homicide in what was "clearly" a case of self-defense... Read more ...

For Indonesia's poor, ‘pay later' services exact a heavy price

Buy now, pay later services are making it easier to get credit in a country where most people don't have a bank account. Read more ...

In wake of Roe reversal, some American Jews see attack on religious liberty

The Supreme Court decision reversing Roe v. Read more ...

US House: Boebert primary, runoffs, incumbent vs. incumbent

US House: Boebert primary, runoffs, incumbent vs. incumbent

WASHINGTON - In Colorado, Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert, one of the most polarizing members of Congress, is trying to beat back a challenge from a more mainstream Republican... Read more ...

Arrest of Indian Muslim journalist sparks widespread outrage

Arrest of Indian Muslim journalist sparks widespread outrage

NEW DELHI - Police in India's capital New Delhi arrested a Muslim journalist Monday evening for allegedly hurting religious sentiments in what many have slammed as the latest... Read more ...

California budget includes expanding Medi-Cal for undocumented residents

California budget includes expanding Medi-Cal for undocumented residents

A portion of California's budget will go toward funding a health insurance expansion for hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants in the state. Read more ...