• Reps’ medical tourism bill blunder 21 May 2019 01:02 Punch Editorial Board Speciously, the House of Representatives has thrown out a bill to regulate overseas medical treatment for public officials. The bill, with the objective of barring top officials from medical tourism at public expense so that …
  • Astrobotic Signs Lunar Payload Agreement with Canadensys Aerospace 21 May 2019 00:38 Astrobotic Signs Lunar Payload Agreement with Canadensys Aerospace Press Release From: Astrobotic Technology Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019 Astrobotic proudly announces today that it has been selected by Toronto-based Canadensys Aerospace to fly a lunar …
  • This SAT 'adversity score' merits a failing grade 21 May 2019 00:08 Decisions about admission into college are based on a gamut of factors. Potentially among them: a student’s understanding of parabolas, perihelions and the Reconstruction — that is, his or her academic preparation and performance. But should those …
  • 3 Bad News Items About Time and Timing 20 May 2019 22:27 Humans, you may have noticed, have an irrepressible desire to find patterns in the world: "If I do this, that usually occurs." "If event A happens, it's often followed by event B." They may not be cases of direct cause and effect, …
  • KCBS/KCAL To Receive 71st Los Angeles Area Emmys Governors Award For ‘Stephanie’s Day’ 20 May 2019 22:16 (NORTH HOLLYWOOD) — KCBS/KCAL’s “Stephanie’s Day”—the annual event and resource fair for families with children impacted by autism and other special needs—has been selected by the Television Academy’s Los Angeles Area Governors Award committee as the …
  • College Board announces 'adversity score' amid heightened awareness of admissions process 20 May 2019 22:16 The College Board — the organization responsible for administering the SAT — on Thursday announced a new index, widely dubbed an “adversity score,” to both gauge student hardship and reward the overcoming of obstacles. "There are a number of amazing …
  • Millennial and Gen Z confidence in the economy declines 20 May 2019 22:14 Press Release – Deloitte Wellington, 21 May 2019 Facing continuous technological and societal disruption, millennials and Gen Zs are disillusioned with traditional institutions, skeptical of business motives and pessimistic about economic and social …
  • The SAT’s coming ‘adversity score’ is a farce 20 May 2019 22:09 May 20 at 5:50 PM Regarding the May 17 news article “Coming soon to the SAT: An ‘adversity score’ to reflect students’ challenges”: The College Board’s decision to report adversity, however well-intentioned, should trouble anyone involved in higher …
  • Meet the 31-year-old African American CEO aiming to revolutionize real estate investing 20 May 2019 21:00 Ryan Williams is on a mission to revolutionize the stodgy real estate industry. Williams, the 31-year-old CEO and co-founder of fintech startup Cadre, has won the backing of high-profile investors like Mark Cuban, George Soros, Peter Thiel and Jared …
  • The real cost of school for first-generation college students 20 May 2019 20:16 Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE May 20, 2019, 7:36 PM UTC By Esta Pratt-Kielley, Parent ToolkitStudents across the country are graduating high school …
  • Members of Shawnee Mission diversity and inclusion parent group see small signs of progress — but say much work remains 20 May 2019 20:00 Last week, Bernie Winston watched Lauren, her only daughter, receive her SM East diploma. Bernie and Lauren Winston at SM East’s graduation last week. Photo courtesy Winston family.In many ways, the school provided a good environment for Lauren. She …
  • Kids who walk or bike to school are more focused and less likely to be overweight 20 May 2019 19:43 Years ago, my girls and I began making a concentrated effort to walk the short distance to school whenever possible. My eldest daughter even said she likes to start and end her school day with a nice walk to get her brain going. The research backs her up …
  • Rain Jarrett Calls on Jamaica’s Diaspora Youth 20 May 2019 19:40 A young, dynamic Rain Jarrett sits at the helm of efforts to engage South Florida’s Jamaican diaspora youth. Jarret, in her 30s, is a Social and Behavioral Sciences Professor at Broward College. She assumed the role of youth leader after Consul General …
  • City of Pearland notes surge in volunteers 20 May 2019 19:36 By Tyler Johnson, Staff writer Published 11:02 am CDT, Monday, May 20, 2019 Work by volunteers such as Katie Hohman, shown with Parker the Dog, has set the city of Pearland on the path to break its annual fiscal-year record for volunteer hours spent on …
  • Teacher Qualifications the 'Most Significant Factor' in Improving Student Achievement 20 May 2019 19:24 Education Research Teacher Qualifications the 'Most Significant Factor' in Improving Student Achievement Experienced, well credentialed teachers have a positive impact on achievement for all students, in particular students of color. And, a new …
  • 10 Best ‘Saturday Night Live’ Sketches of Season 44 20 May 2019 18:53 Photo: Will Heath/NBC (4) Photo: Will Heath/NBC (4) Photo: Will Heath/NBC (4) 10 Best ‘Saturday Night Live’ Sketches of Season 44 You wouldn’t say that Saturday Night Live had an off year per se — any season that gave us the sight of Adam …
  • Ithaca College Graduates Told They Have Great Responsibility to Next Generation 20 May 2019 18:00 Mildred García, president of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, told graduates at Ithaca College’s 124th Commencement ceremony that they have a profound responsibility to use the achievement of their degree to serve as a beacon of …
  • Neurologist Robert Sapolsky on stress and Donald Trump: Humans are not "inherently rational beings" 20 May 2019 17:23 Donald Trump's presidency has caused a large increase in self-reported levels of stress among the American people. This will impact their health for generations. A similar dynamic is taking place in Europe and other parts of the world where …
  • Is Algeria facing a brain drain 20 May 2019 17:01 SHARE ... Tweet Algerian "brain-drain" may well be one of the major challenges facing the new government that emerges from the election results. The country ranks 85 out of 189 in the Human Development Index of living standards compiled by the …
  • Honduras: Hydrometeorological and Climate Services Modernisation Plan For Honduras - January 2019 20 May 2019 16:03 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Honduras is vulnerable to all types of disasters, including drought, flooding, tropical cyclones, hurricanes, landslides and forest fires. Its geographical location and the mountainous topography of a large part of the country influence …
  • Nicaragua: Hydrometeorological and Climate Services Modernisation Plan For Nicaragua - January 2019 20 May 2019 16:03 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Hydrometeorological phenomena such as hurricanes, flooding, drought and landslides have significant influence on the population and economy of Nicaragua. Between 1994 and 2013, the average number of deaths due to hydrometeorological …
  • Iran facing population decline; is it possible to reverse the trend? 20 May 2019 15:09 The country’s population reached up to 80 million, while its growth rate declined to 1.2 percent a year. Censuses in 1350s-1360s (1971-1991), showed that population grew from 34 million to nearly 50 million, corresponding to an average annual growth rate …
  • How to remove hiring bias through gamification 20 May 2019 14:44 What if I told you you’d get your next job by surviving on a deserted island? Or by thwarting a Dothraki invasion? Unfortunately, this isn’t a casting call for Game of Thrones. Gamification is getting ready to save us from that awkward pause after a …
  • Don't Blame Voter Apathy For Low Turnout In School Board Elections. Here's Who's Really at Fault 20 May 2019 14:17 Jackie Goldberg, a candidate for L.A. Unified School Board, makes get-out-the-vote calls at her Silver Lake campaign headquarters on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. (Kyle Stokes/KPCC)Turnout was depressingly low in last Tuesday's special election for an …
  • ECN launches civil education campaign 20 May 2019 13:27 2019-05-20 10:12:075 hours ago Login / Register to save × Staff Reporter  WINDHOEK – The National Electoral Civil Education Campaign, aimed at this year’s Presidential and National Assembly elections of 27 November, was officially launched on Friday at …
  • Zarif to Trump: Never Threaten Iranians, Try Respect 20 May 2019 12:01 TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted US President Donald Trump for his recent threats against Iran, stressing ineffectiveness of Washington's attempts to defeat the country. Zarif in furious response reacted to Trump' …
  • “Botswana not immune to threats” – intelligence head honcho 20 May 2019 09:48 BY MPHO KELEBOGE The Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS) Brigadier Peter Magosi says Botswana is faced with emerging security threats just like any other country in the region. The Director General revealed that …
  • Children who walk or pedal to school less prone to obesity, suggests study 20 May 2019 09:45 Category: Health Posted by Shameen Published: May 20, 2019, 2:12 pm IST Updated: May 20, 2019, 2:12 pm IST Washington: Does your child go to school by walking or pedaling? If your answer is no, then your child can easily fall prey to obesity. A recent …
  • Angola attends 72nd World Health Assembly 20 May 2019 09:37 The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO). It is attended by delegations from all WHO member states and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World …
  • Amplats dismisses half of Mototolo’s underground employees amid unprotected strike 20 May 2019 09:24 Platinum miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), headed by Chris Griffith, has dismissed half of the Mototolo mine’s underground employees amid an unprotected strike, but has given the dismissed employees until May 21 to appeal the decision. Employees at …
  • No, the Fascists and the Nazis Were Not Right-Wingers 20 May 2019 09:13 The Left and mainstream political science identify Italian fascism and German National Socialism as right-wing ideologies.  Their motivation is clear: they do not want to be associated with regimes that brought civilization horror and suffering on an …
  • Black Minds Matter: Event talks mental health in Black community 20 May 2019 09:10 “While everyone is affected by mental health, everyone’s experience is different especially the black community,” said Wilkerson. “There are factors such as racism and socioeconomic status that contribute to mental health in the black community, and just …
  • Living in a remote location is associated with avoidable death. Why is that? 20 May 2019 09:05 This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. A study by …
  • News24.com | The shocking unemployment is Ramaphosa's problem to fix 20 May 2019 06:24 2019-05-20 08:22 The Cabinet Ramaphosa will put together by the end of this month will reflect his seriousness in addressing South Africa's socioeconomic problems that include staggering unemployment, writes Phumlani Majozi. "Unemployment is …
  • Deloitte research reveals a generation disrupted: Growing up in a world of accelerated transformation leaves Millennials and Gen Zs feeling unsettled about the future 20 May 2019 05:32 (MENAFN - PR Newswire) NEW YORK, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TUNE IN:Watch the Deloitte livestreamevent that will be broadcast live from New York City today at 9:30 AM EDT to discuss the latest insights from the Deloitte Millennial Survey. Facing …
  • Can east, south offset BJP deficit? (Column: Political Calculus) 20 May 2019 04:55 The biggest test for India’s largest democracy is going to end in the Lok Sabha elections. The whole country’s focus is on West Bengal elections in the last phase. One big question is: Will the number of BJP seats in West Bengal increase a lot? This …
  • Business agree on price stabilisation process 20 May 2019 04:40 BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA BUSINESS organisations have agreed on a process to arrest the economic decline and stabilise prices of basic commodities. At the end of last week, the forex parallel market rates had jumped to as high as US$1:RTGS$6,5, an increase of 30% …
  • VC Wants Varsities To Explore Resources For Dev 20 May 2019 03:01 The Vice Chancellor of  Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, has urged Nigerian universities to explore and harvest resources lying fallow in society. Ogunbodede stated this at  the 11th Anniversary Foundation Lecture of …
  • Mothers in parliament 20 May 2019 02:18 EARLIER this month, Mahjabeen Shereen, a member of the Balochistan Assembly, was faced with a dilemma that plagues every working mother: sacrifice either her child’s needs or her professional obligations. She opted for neither, instead bringing her unwell …
  • Moderate Muslims’ dilemma 20 May 2019 02:18 THE Easter bombings in Sri Lanka once again turned a spotlight on the challenge of global jihad, terrorism and Islamophobia. Muslim scholars and community leaders from across the world have condemned the attack, dissociated themselves from the perpetrators …
  • Painful adjustments 20 May 2019 02:18 THAT the next three years (at least) are going to be tough for the country is a now a well-established fact. The burden of terrible macroeconomic policies in recent years and a multi-decade-long crisis of productivity is making its way for another painful …
  • Children who walk to school less likely to be overweight or obese, study suggests 20 May 2019 01:03 Based on results from more than 2000 primary-age schoolchildren from across London, the researchers found that walking or cycling to school is a strong predictor of obesity levels, a result which was consistent across neighbourhoods, ethnicities and …
  • The 38 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: May 20-27, 2019 20 May 2019 00:14 This week (which comes with a long weekend, thanks to Memorial Day!), our music critics have picked everything from Xiu Xiu to DoNormaal to Detroit proto-punk band Death. Follow the links below for ticket links and music clips for all of their picks, and …
  • House Asked To Ratify US$19.7m Loan For Konia-Voinjama Road, Ratifies Investment Incentive Agreement Between Liberia and Star Cement Corporation 19 May 2019 23:51 Capitol Building, the home of the Liberian lawmakers(LINA) – The committees on Ways, Means and Finance, and Public Works have been directed by the plenary of the House of Representatives to review a loan agreement sent by President George Weah for …
  • Commentary: The start of subject-based banding - is grouping classes by CCAs the best option? 19 May 2019 23:19 SINGAPORE: Education Minister Ong Ye Kung announced the momentous move to end streaming in secondary schools by 2024 in March. Schools are now encouraged to do away with the practice of grouping students into form classes by academic ability and instead …
  • Bank branches off from the poor 19 May 2019 22:49 COMMENT Customers stand outside the locked doors of the Standard Bank branch in Brixton, Johannesburg. Inside, bank officials and a trusted security guard, familiar to those who have needed help at the ATMs, pack files into a trolley. The guard crosses his …
  • It's not all gym junkies and 'roid rage' people use steroids for a variety of reasons 19 May 2019 22:02 (MENAFN - The Conversation) Most media reports would have you believe steroid users are predominantly young men suffering a ' crisis of male ego ' who are on a ' deadly crusade to get ripped '. The focus tends to be onhealth harmsand …
  • Union symposium tackles economic situation, 2035 vision 19 May 2019 19:41 KUWAIT: In collaboration with the Supreme Council for Planning and Development, the public sector employees syndicates union organized a symposium titled “Kuwait 2035: Kuwaiti Syndicates’ Joint View,” in which the main speaker was member of the supreme …
  • 'The point is to overturn Roe v Wade': How a quiet Republican effort to limit abortion rights has blown up into a full scale attack on women's rights 19 May 2019 19:07 Back in February, as the United States obsessed over whether Donald Trump would force a second government shutdown, Ohio state senator Kristina Roegner quietly introduced a bill that is now part of a flood of laws threatening the right to an abortion all …
  • Fayemi presents staff of office to new monarch 19 May 2019 18:15 Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has presented the instrument of appointment and staff of office to the new Alaaye of Oke Ayedun Ekiti, Oba Olufemi Aribisala, with a call on the traditional institution to partner his administration in ensuring …
  • Malawi elections: A three-horse race too close to call 19 May 2019 17:35 Malawi Elections May 21st 2019 Presidential Candidates: Atupele Muluzi (lt} Lazarus Chakwera (rt) President Peter Mutharika (Lb) Saulos Chilima (rb)Written By Jimmy Kainja There are three leading candidates vying to be Malawi’s next president. The victor …
  • The struggle for Ōpōtiki, the homicide capital of New Zealand 19 May 2019 17:15 Pat Rowe lives in a family home in Ōpō tiki. He loves the town, its people, and the proximity to local beaches and bush. But despite its sweeping landscapes, the East Coast district is one of the most impoverished in the country. It also harbours a dark …
  • Report sheds light on uninsured, child health care in Gaston 19 May 2019 16:12 About 20,000 people in Gaston County don’t have health insurance — and that includes about 6% of children. The report comes from the nonprofit NC Child, a Raleigh-based advocacy group that advocates for better socioeconomic, health and educational …
  • Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who watches Mr. Buhari 19 May 2019 13:10 Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who watches Mr. Buhari By Prince Charles Dickson PhD “For four years, Mr. President, the nation has accorded you such servile obeisance on the understanding that you inherited a weak state and that anything after Abacha was …
  • JoCo sees hospital building boom while underserved areas of Kansas City are ignored 19 May 2019 12:05 JoCo sees hospital building boom while underserved areas of Kansas City are ignored The Johnson County hospital building boom Hospitals are rushing to build or expand in Johnson County, while other parts of the Kansas City area are struggling with health …
  • Harvest fallow resources in society, OAU VC tells varsities 19 May 2019 11:56  Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, the Vice Chancellor of  Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, has urged Nigerian universities to explore and harvest resources lying fallow in society. Ogunbodede stated this at  the 11th Anniversary Foundation Lecture of …
  • Some call east Macon a ‘ghost town.’ But these folks won’t give up on their community 19 May 2019 11:28 Some call east Macon a ‘ghost town.’ But these folks won’t give up on their community Fort Hill tiny houses provide home for Macon’s homeless River Edge Behavioral Health will provide shelter and case management for formerly homeless individuals in Macon …
  • IRGC Commander: Region Turned into Potential Fire Field for US 19 May 2019 11:07 TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami underlined failure of enemies in their plots against Iran, saying that the region has turned into a potential fire field for the US forces. "Today, our …
  • New Study Examines Head-CT Examination & Patient Complexity 19 May 2019 09:44 Newswise — Computed tomography (CT) of the head uses special x-ray equipment to help assess head injuries, dizziness, and other symptoms of the brain. This new study, published online in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, evaluates the complexity of …
  • GOVERNMENT’S PLAN TO COST E67 BILLION 19 May 2019 09:03 MBABANE – So what will it take, monetary wise, for the Kingdom of Eswatini to implement, in the next three years, the road to Vision 2022? On Monday, the Prime Minister Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini-led government launched two key documents that outline how …
  • The College Board: Dumbing Down America 19 May 2019 08:33 There are now 23 candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination with New York’s mayor jumping in. The unveiling of the spies and tactics behind the fake collusion tale continues apace. It looks as though Mueller will testify before Congress on the …
  • SAT 'Adversity Score' flawed and unfair 19 May 2019 07:42 Alicia Preston The College Board, the organization that administers the SAT exams, has rolled out a new "Adversity Score" that will be provided to college administration officials. The company will gather data on each student, his/her …
  • Mental health focus good for business 19 May 2019 05:29 About the series Today's piece is the third in a series of essays appearing each Sunday in May in recognition of National Mental Health Awareness month. May 5: Mental health in the faith community May 12: How parents can help their children achieve …
  • One-size-fits-all approach pushes some Tucson high schoolers to drop out 19 May 2019 02:37 Rezwana Islam, an undergraduate studying public health at the University of Arizona, started college roughly a year after ending her high school career somewhat nontraditionally. Islam started college at 17, when she would have been starting her senior …
  • Consolidation dominates issues in W-B Area School Board race 19 May 2019 00:42 While all the candidates point out there are issues that go beyond high school plans, there is no mistaking the elephant in the voting booth for Wilkes-Barre Area School District residents: Tuesday’s primary pits four incumbents staunchly supporting high …
  • From The Gridiron To Multigrid Algorithms In 'Mind And Matter' 18 May 2019 21:56 Here's a puzzle: Do the qualities that allow a man to block 300lb bodies every day have anything to do with the qualities that allow the same person to solve three-body problems late into the night? Stumped? John Urschel can solve that puzzle for you. …
  • Skipping breakfast may increase stroke, heart risks 18 May 2019 21:32 Skipping breakfast might increase your risk for cardiovascular disease. The connection, found in a study of 6,550 adults 65 to 75 years old, was particularly strong for stroke. Almost 60% of the participants had breakfast every day, a quarter on some days, …
  • Philippines : Infra, Business Optimism Seen to Drive Manufacturing Growth in Q2 2019 Neda 18 May 2019 21:08 May 18, 2019 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- Manufacturing production is expected to be buoyed by stronger domestic demand and business optimism despite the recent decline in performance, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said on …
  • Philippines : Producers Urged to Diversify Products, Find New Markets to Boost Exports 18 May 2019 21:08 May 18, 2019 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- The National Economic and Development Authority urges local producers to continue to diversify products and earnestly look for new markets, especially abroad, to ratchet up Philippine exports. The Philippine …
  • The dangerous idea lurking behind the new SAT "adversity score" 18 May 2019 21:03 And it's a well-intentioned, but truly terrible idea -- both on its own merits, and because of what it symbolizes about the status of our national conversation around leveling the educational playing field. Conceptually, this approach oversimplifies  …
  • Processed foods may be addictive, 'landmark' study claims 18 May 2019 20:59 Fad diets can only work for so long. Many people lose weight initially, but tend to regain the weight and feel disheartened shortly after. However, nutritionist Dr. David Friedman says food isn't the only weight gaining culprit, because it's the …
  • Getting ready for Gen Z 18 May 2019 19:52 BALTIMORE — When AT&T recruiters compete for young talent on college campuses, they want to show how the old telephone company has become a modern media firm. So they let students wear high-tech goggles and take a “virtual reality” walk through a …
  • College Board's new SAT score includes social, economic backgrounds 18 May 2019 19:20 Click here to read more about the most expensive colleges in America. Related Stories The roughly 2 million fledgling college students who take out their No. 2 pencils for the SAT each year will now be assigned a score reflecting not only math and verbal …
  • Here's what you need to know about the College Board's new SAT score 18 May 2019 18:32 Here's what you need to know about a change that coincides with a national debate over college admission procedures and student diversity. Students are scored on a scale of 1 to 100 based on data from records such as the US Census and the National …
  • Virtual workspace links students with firms 18 May 2019 18:23 'RealEdu' is an online platform, where university students can work on projects assigned to them by companies. Dubai university students will soon be able to connect with employers and potentially secure internships through a new digital platform …
  • Europe's a stronger society as it narrows the pay gap 18 May 2019 17:53 Income for the poorest half of the European population increased by 37 per cent from 1980 to 2017 when it stagnated in the US in the same period. Although the gap between rich and poor has widened in recent years, the European Union remains the global …
  • Montreal real estate: Centris looks to power real estate websites outside Quebec 18 May 2019 17:26 The made-in-Montreal Centris.ca online real estate property portal is branching out to new markets outside of Quebec. First stop: Vancouver. Next stop: the world. A subsidiary of the non-profit Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers, …
  • Maduro hails start of talks in Norway with the opposition 18 May 2019 16:54 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday welcomed the “beginning of talks†with the opposition in Norway, following months of bloody clashes between the two sides. “The talks have begun nicely to move toward agreements of peace, agreement and …
  • 'The point is to overturn Roe v Wade': How a quiet Republican effort to limit abortion rights has blown up into a full-scale attack on women's rights 18 May 2019 16:23 Back in February, as the United States obsessed over whether Donald Trump would force a second government shutdown, Ohio state senator Kristina Roegner quietly introduced a bill that is now part of a flood of laws threatening the right to an abortion all …
  • Column: Political games won’t help patient care 18 May 2019 16:17 Now that it is the political season where divisiveness rules the day, the bevy of President wannabes’ interest in maternal health is suspect. After all, none of them have joined the many maternal health advocates who praised the President for signing into …
  • SPOKEN WORD: 'Ya Allah, My Du’a Is For Drug Abuse To Stop!', By Hannatu Musawa 18 May 2019 15:40 RAMADAN WEEK 2 Drug addiction in Nigeria is a disease that is branded and disregarded. And as long as society, government and the medical community continue to ignore it and fail to identify it for what it is, it will continue to be an epidemic that is on …
  • FM: Iran Rests Assured of No War with US 18 May 2019 13:05 TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that his country rests assured that there will be no war Tehran and Washington, but meantime, warned of warmongering individuals in Donald Trump's administration. "We rest …
  • IRGC Top Commander: Iran Able to Defeat US in Intelligence War 18 May 2019 13:00 TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami warned of the US full-scale intelligence war against Iran, saying that Tehran will defeat Washington in this front. "We are able to defeat the enemy in …
  • Why it won’t be easy for Elizabeth Warren to take Bernie Sanders’ base 18 May 2019 12:31 First things first: The theme song of the week is the theme from The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Poll of the week: A new national Fox News poll finds former vice president Joe Biden leading the Democratic primary 35% to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 17% and …
  • Discrimination, division and demolitions: Life as a Palestinian citizen of Israel 18 May 2019 11:42 Palestinian citizens of Israel – who number around 1.8 million people and amount to just over 20 per cent of Israel’s population – are often ignored by the broader Palestinian narrative. Although unlike their compatriots in the occupied West Bank and …
  • Cappies review: St. Joseph High School presents Murder’s in the Heir 18 May 2019 11:19 Show #23: Murder’s in the Heir Where: St. Joseph High School Director: Sarah Jennings Zaina Khan, Critic Elmwood School Typically, murder is no laughing matter. However, in St. Joseph High School’s rendition of Murder’s in the Heir, death took an …
  • The Israel Festival, Jerusalem – Why is it a big deal? 18 May 2019 10:24 ‘Songs of Lear’ at the Israel Festival. (photo credit: MATEUSZ BRAL)   IT’S DIFFICULT to think about the upcoming Israel Festival at the time I write these words – in the midst of yet another violent eruption in Gaza, with hundreds of missiles being …
  • Alabama's Abortion Ban Isn't Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State 18 May 2019 10:15 Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the south. …
  • Iranian VP: No One in Cabinet Thinks of Talks with US 18 May 2019 09:48 TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Vice-President Masoumeh Ebtekar underlined the importance of Supreme Leader's remarks about talks with Washington, saying that no member of President Rouhani's cabinet favors negotiations with the US. "The reason for the …
  • Cepeda column: Money can’t buy an end to systemic racism in education 18 May 2019 08:06 Esther Cepeda CHICAGO — Over the past few years, I’ve taught at schools that were low-income, terribly under-resourced and majority-African American and Latino. I’ve also taught at affluent, majority-white schools with nutritionally balanced lunches and …
  • Study: More than 15,000 suicides reported in Ohio over 10 years 18 May 2019 07:08 Published: 05/17/19 06:04 pm EDT Updated: 05/17/19 06:50 pm EDT A new study reveals an uptick in suicides across the Buckeye State and across various age groups. The study released by the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Public Health …
  • Organization creates violence prevention model for youth 18 May 2019 06:59 MAKING A DIFFERENCE LOS ANGELES — Growing up, Nason Buchanan had many positive role models who taught him invaluable life skills that helped him to adapt to anything that life threw at him.  However, nothing could have prepared him for the loss of his …
  • Malaysia Demands Belt and Road Transparency 18 May 2019 06:33 Mahathir Mohamad came out of retirement, forged an alliance with a former deputy turned political foe, emerged triumphant in the May 2018 general election and took the oath of office as prime minister at age 93. The world was taken aback, to put it mildly, …
  • Jakarta CRM and GOP (Green Office Park) Area by Sinar Mas Land to Compete with 55 other Projects Across Asia/Pacific* as Best Smart City Initiative in IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2019 18 May 2019 05:21 JAKARTA, May 16th, 2019 – IDC Government Insights Asia/Pacific announced two of Indonesia’s Smart City project as finalists in IDC's Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA) 2019. The Jakarta Citizen Relationship Management (CRM) application and GOP …
  • Black Women Are 3 Times As Likely To Die In Childbirth, And Kamala Harris Has A Plan 18 May 2019 05:20 The only place Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has time to read anything that isn’t one of her briefing books is when she’s on a plane. In April 2018, Harris saw a harrowing story in The New York Times Magazine detailing the unique horrors of maternal …
  • Gov’t tweaks terms of 4 big infra projects 18 May 2019 05:17 Economic managers on Friday approved tweaks to four major projects as the government moves to fast-track its infrastructure buildup program after delays caused by the budget impasse at the start of the year. Approved during the National Economic and …
  • What Parents Need to Know About Factory Animal Farms 18 May 2019 04:01 By Ketura Persellin You probably care a lot about how your fruits and vegetables are grown. You may not think as much about where your family's animal protein comes from, but the conditions in which most meat, poultry and even dairy is produced may …
  • Study: Greater risk of exposure to chemical contaminants for families with higher socioeconomic levels 15 May 2019 18:58 Families with higher socioeconomic positions could be at greater risk of exposure to certain chemical contaminants. — Julianna Nazarevska/IStock.com pic via AFP-RelaxnewsLONDON, May 15 — New European research has studied the exposure levels to 41 …
  • AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data 14 May 2019 19:31 Opioid abuse is on the rise nationwide. An estimated 1.7 million people in the United States suffered from substance use disorders related to prescription opioid pain relievers in 2017, and from July 2016 through September 2017 in 45 states, the U.S. …
  • Taxation Powers of Nigerian Legislators and the Quest for Socioeconomic Rights of Nigerian Citizens: Dissecting Through the Constitutional Framework 13 May 2019 10:13 According to Tolby, R.A., The Theory and Practice of Income Tax, (Sweet & Maxwell: London, 1978) p. xix., ‘the tax system of can be described as a universal contrivance whereby the State imposes upon its citizens a compulsory financial levy or …