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Pittsburgh school district expands decade-old sex ed policy

Pittsburgh Public Schools updated its sex education policy for the first time in more than a decade. While the review emphasizes that abstinence is the only 100% effective protection against unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, it is no longer listed as the “expected norm”. The previous policy, which was last revised in July 2011, listed abstinence as the expected ...

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Harris lands in Yokota to begin his first visit to Japan as vice president

Vice President Kamala Harris greets Chief Master Sergeant Jerry Dunn of the 374th Airlift Wing upon his arrival at Yokota Air Force Base, Japan, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. (Kelly Agee/Stars and Stripes) YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Vice President Kamala Harris landed at the home of U.S. Forces Japan in Tokyo on Monday, beginning a four-day visit during which she ...

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Religious Briefs | News, Sports, Jobs

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September: Politicians share untrustworthy information | News and features

A study analyzing millions of Tweets found that Republican members of the US Congress are spreading more and more information from dubious sources, compared to their European counterparts. The research, conducted by the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Austria and the University of Bristol in the UK, showed that Republican congressmen share more links to websites classified as ...

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Professor Ian Nish, authority on Japan’s foreign relations and the Anglo-Japanese alliance – obituary

Professor Ian Nish, who died at the age of 96, was one of the world’s foremost scholars of modern Japan’s foreign relations, and in particular of the period of the Anglo-Japanese alliance in the early 20th century. Lecturer in international history at the London School of Economics from 1963 and professor from 1980 until his official retirement in 1991, Nish ...

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How the UK model of postpartum depression care could guide Canada’s treatment plan

Years ago, British mother and baby psychiatrist Alain Dubois reviewed the records of new mothers who died by suicide after their postpartum depression and anxiety went untreated. “The women who [only] received poor care but received shocking rejection and disinterest in their so-called care from the healthcare system,” he said. “I saw a woman who survived by chance because she ...

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Health and nutrition writers and influencers join AFF’s 5th Safe Fruits and Vegetables Farm Tour

The Food and Agriculture Alliance (AFF) hosted its fifth Safe Fruits and Vegetables Farm Tour for dietitians, writers and health and nutrition influencers on September 12, 13 and 14, highlighting featured crops in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Tour participants visited peach, plum, nectarine and citrus farms and vineyards as well as packing and chilling facilities in this agriculturally rich region ...

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Judges side with LGBTQ group at Jewish college, for now – FOX13 News Memphis

WASHINGTON — (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way for an LGBTQ group to gain official recognition as a Jewish college in New York, though that might not last. By a 5-4 vote on Wednesday, judges lifted a temporary stay of a court order that requires Yeshiva University to recognize the group, the YU Pride Alliance, even as a ...

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What helped Poilievre in his decisive victory

Political pundits say Pierre Poilievre’s popularity with Conservative MPs stems from his interest in the key issues that matter to Canadians. Malcolm Bird, a political science professor at the University of Winnipeg, says Poilievre gained popularity by focusing on vital economic issues, personal freedoms and empowering families. “Look how many people he attracted to the party, look how many people ...

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US National News Roundup: US Supreme Court’s Sotomayor Allows Yeshiva University to Ban LGBT Student Club for Now; As Biden touts Intel’s Ohio factory, Rep. Tim Ryan questions his plans for 2024 and beyond

Below is a summary of briefs from US domestic news. US Supreme Court’s Sotomayor allows Yeshiva University to ban LGBT student club for now On Friday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor allowed Yeshiva University to refuse to recognize an LGBT student club that the Jewish School of New York says violates its religious values, temporarily blocking the ...

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Kidney exchange transplant pilot program launched between the United States and Italy

TOLEDO, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Alliance for Paired Kidney Donation (APKD), an Ohio-based nonprofit organization that operates an international kidney exchange registry, today announces the launch of a pilot exchange program kidney disease between the United States and Italy. The signing of the agreement between the APKD and the Centro Nazionali Trapianti (CNT), the organization that manages all transplant activities in Italy, ...

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Auburn University and U.S. Army Agree to 10-Year Natural Resource Management Partnership to Service Southeastern U.S. Military Bases

Body of the article Auburn University and the U.S. Army cemented a partnership by signing a historic 10-year agreement to provide natural resource management services to eight military bases in the southeastern region of the United States, including Redstone Arsenal and Fort Rucker in Alabama; Forts Benning, Gordon and Stewart in Georgia; Fort Polk in Louisiana; Fort Bragg in North ...

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Family, age, education, political career, son, father, net worth and other details

Biography of Sheikh Hasina: Sheikh Hasina is a Bangladeshi politician and has served as the country’s Prime Minister since 2009. Sheikh Hasina is the daughter of Bangladesh’s founding father and first president, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Sheikh Hasina is the longest serving prime minister of Bangladesh, as she previously held the position from 1996 to 2001. As of September 5, ...

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Beijing’s 3rd most senior official to visit South Korea as China, US squabble over semiconductors

Li Zhanshu, the third most important figure in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and member of the Politburo Standing Committee, is due to visit South Korea in mid-September. Experts say China and the United States are competing to win over South Korea because it is an important part of the global semiconductor supply chain. Li is the third most important ...

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Second Eastern Caribbean nation repeals colonial-era anti-LGTBQ+ laws

The High Court of Saint Kitts and Nevis has struck down anti-LGBTQ+ laws that have existed since British colonial times, the second time in less than two months that an Eastern Caribbean nation has struck down such laws. Judge Trevor M. Ward ruled this week that the sodomy sections of the St. Kitts Offenses Against the Person Act violate the ...

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Stop the stigma around overdose | News, Sports, Jobs

OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY: The Trumbull County Council of Mental Health and Recovery and the Substance Abuse Prevention Alliance will be handing out free Narcan Overdose Kits today, which is overdose awareness. Drive-thru and pick-up locations are 2-5 p.m., Compass Family and Community Services, 320 High St., Warren; 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Glenbeigh Outpatient Center of Niles, 29 ...

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OSU Earns a 5-Star Rating by Campus Pride Index

By THE BUCKEYE FLAME Two Ohio universities have been named to the “2022 Best of the Best LGBTQ+-Friendly Colleges and Universities” list. The list is compiled by Campus Pride, the leading national nonprofit for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ+ students. Recognized institutions have achieved the highest percentages in the LGBTQ-friendly benchmarks ...

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VisualCortex and Firmus Announce Alliance, Making Sustainable Computer Vision Accessible to Australian Organizations

Video intelligence platform provider, VisualCortex, is partnering with Firmus’ Supercloud to make enterprise-scale visual computing initiatives environmentally and economically sustainable for customers across Australia SYDNEY and LAUNCESTON, Australia, August 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — VisualCortex, the video intelligence platform connecting the potential of computer vision to real business results, has partnered with Firmus, the builders of Supercloud – australia first sovereign ...

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Verific’s Rick Carlson Named Illinois Institute of Technology College of Computing Advisory Board Member

Illinois Tech Alumnus will serve as an advocate to strengthen the College’s position as the leading creator of IT talent in Chicago and beyond ALAMEDA, CALIF. –– August 24, 2022 –– Rick Carlson (MATH ’70), Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) alumnus, Vice President of Sales for Verific Design Automation, a leading provider of SystemVerilog, Verilog, VHDL and UPF Parser ...

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Finalizing candidates in some constituencies seems a tough line to walk for the ruling coalition

For the five parties in the ruling coalition, making the decision to conduct elections as part of an alliance may not have been so difficult. But as talks about seat sharing are ongoing, there seems to be a realization that there are many facets and a multitude of challenges. There are some constituencies that senior coalition partner leaders may not ...

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Admiral Samuel Paparo, Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet, will visit Thailand August 18-21, 2022

Admiral Samuel Paparo, Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet, will visit Thailand August 18-21, 2022 Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet (PACFLT), Admiral Samuel Paparo will travel to Thailand from August 18-21 to meet with senior leaders and their counterparts from the Royal Thai Navy. This will be Admiral Paparo’s first visit to the Kingdom of Thailand since taking command of ...

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What if India and Pakistan really got along?

Placeholder while loading article actions Once in a while – but not too often – it’s worth tossing around an idea that hardly anyone agrees with, if only to keep the discourse fresh. With that in mind, consider my last entry in this category: The status quo between India and Pakistan is temporary. The world should start thinking about a ...

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Melbourne University Students’ Union revives motion calling for Israeli schools to be banned

Australian Lawyers Alliance spokesman Greg Barns said any threat to take legal action against anyone who criticizes Israel or supports the Palestinians “represents a serious attack on freedom of expression”. UMSU president Sophie Nguyen said the union and its predecessor organizations had maintained a 130-year tradition of students standing up on human rights issues, including in international affairs. “This is ...

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Want to colonize Mars? Talk to This Outer Space Anthropologist First | VTX

Mandel hopes to conduct research at McMurdo Station, a US research station in Antarctica. “If you were to get out of your established tech zone in McMurdo, you wouldn’t survive long because of the extreme cold,” Mandel said. “This is one of the main reasons why this is an ideal comparative model for understanding the social challenges of isolation in ...

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Gibson Dunn Chief Diversity Officer Zakiyyah Salim-Williams promoted to Partner

August 8, 2022 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP today announced that Zakiyyah Salim-Williams, Chief Diversity Officer, has been elected as a Partner. The promotion of Salim-Williams to the partnership underscores the company’s continued commitment to being a market leader in DEI’s efforts and initiatives. “Zakiyyah’s leadership in leading the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts has been nothing short of ...

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Bhattarai at a crossroads as he tries to create a new party ahead of the imminent elections

With the announcement of the date of general and provincial elections and the formation of a task force for sharing seats, excluding Baburam Bhattarai, the ruling five-party coalition, he organized a rally of his new Nepali party Samajbadi. The party formed a 189-member central committee, appointing Bhattarai as lead chairman, with Mahendra Rai Yadav as alternate chairman and Ganga Shrestha ...

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Mystery as rural death rates are 20% higher than urban deaths

Kelly Hodel / Stuff Rural death rates were found to be 20% higher in rural areas and the reason is unclear. Rural death rates, based on a new definition of what constitutes a rural place, appear to be more than 20% higher than in urban areas. The very concerning and unexplained discovery is described in research published Friday, which has ...

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UTSA HPC Research Infrastructure Showcased as Model at DC Conference | UTSA today | UTSA

Alignment to deliver world-class research ecosystems Kendra KetchumUTSA CIO and Vice President for Information Management and Technology, spoke on the importance of partnerships to drive digital transformation alongside NIST Director and Under Secretary of Commerce Laurie Locascio and Chief Dell Deborah Stokes. Moderated by Al Grassoformer President and CEO of MITER Corporation, the panel explored the world-class model that UTSA ...

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John Resenbrink, co-founder of the National and Maine Green parties, dies

John Resenbrink, one of the most prominent figures in national politics after co-founding the American political parties and Maine Green, died Saturday at the age of 93, according to Global Greens. Resenbrink grew up in Minnesota, one of seven children born to Dutch-American farmers, Effie and John. He earned bachelor’s degrees in history and political science from Calvin College in ...

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UNIGE joins the European University Alliance 4EU+

The 4EU+ Alliance is part of the European Universities Initiative, supported by the European Commission. It paves the way for increased academic mobility. The University of Geneva (UNIGE) joins the association 4EU+ European University Alliance, formed by Charles University (Prague), Sorbonne University (Paris) and the University of Copenhagen, the University of Heidelberg, the University of Milan, University of Warsaw. The ...

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Westminster St. Augustine resident donates $100,000 for scholarships

World Golf Village resident Winston Allen, 92, has won many victories in his life, and now he’s helping others do the same. “In a small way, I want to help law enforcement,” he said. Allen is a former triathlete and federal law enforcement officer who donated $100,000 to create a scholarship fund for those interested in getting into law enforcement. ...

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Who is Dinesh Gunawardena, new Sri Lankan Prime Minister?

Dinesh Gunawardena is a Sri Lankan politician who served as a minister, member of parliament and even leader of the house in the Sri Lankan Parliament. Dinesh Gunawardena sworn in as new Sri Lankan Prime Minister Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena: Dinesh Gunawardena is sworn in as Sri Lanka’s 15th Prime Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office in Flower Road, Colombo ...

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A native of Colleton to help his hometown prosper

By Heather Ruppe Brantley Strickland began his career at The Press and Standard, working in high school as a sportswriter for the Colleton County community. He then became a sportswriter and editor of the Walterboro newspaper before becoming a sportswriter at the Times and the Democratic newspaper. The Colleton Prep Academy graduate graduated from the University of South Carolina and ...

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🌱Controversial gas station plan + winning educational app + blasting

Hello everyone! It’s me, Paula Constance, your Bedford Daily host. Here are the most important events locally today. First, today’s weather forecast: A downpour and thunderstorm are likely; wet. High: 80 Low: 71. Find out what our local sponsors can do for you: Looking to buy or sell a luxury property in the Bedford area? Marianna Vis of Four Seasons ...

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Taraski leads the Suffolk Rotary Club – The Suffolk News-Herald

Taraski Dr Elizabeth Taraski was inducted as President of the Suffolk Rotary Club last month by District Governor Kenny Janes. Rotary’s mission is “to serve others, promote integrity, and advance global understanding, goodwill, and peace through our community of business, professional, and community leaders.” “Imagine Rotary” is Rotary International’s theme for this year. Taraski is President and CEO of the ...

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Alliance High’s Jordan Schwartz Wins National Debating Championship

Never count Jordan Schwartz. The rising senior at Alliance High School is a hard worker. He is also a tough competitor, making headlines several times during his career at the schools of Alliance City. In 2019, he won the Canton Repository Regional Spelling Final and went on to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. In 2020, he earned a ...

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A matter of national security

Founded in 2013, the Clements Center for National Security reports directly to the president of UT. In less than a decade, he has built a network of more than 600 alumni, many of whom hold influential positions in the National Security Council, CIA, State Department, Department of Defense, Congress and in leading think tanks. “You show me a hotspot in ...

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UH Study: Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Vaccination Rates Affected by Trust Levels

A new study from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa explains vaccine hesitancy among Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders in Hawaii early in the COVID-19 pandemic, and researchers say the findings could provide a basis for communication strategies for other health policies beyond the pandemic. “The study revealed for the first time an opposite role of trust in vaccine ...

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The List of Enemies of the Right: ‘Woke Heat Maps’ Targets and Tracks Progressives for Repression

A right-wing group in Missouri has launched a “woke heatmap” documenting cases of “waking up” in an effort to combat “critical race theory” and alleged “grooming” in schools across the state. The group, dubbed the “Liberty Alliance,” says it is “committed to fighting the Woke agenda that pervades all of Missouri.” “The first step in fighting back is to uncover ...

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Smith, Ohio State, intrigued by ‘significant advantage’ of UCLA and USC expansion to Big Ten

Athletic Director Gene Smith speaks to the media during an availability. Credit: Jacob Benge | sports editor Pack a suitcase and read about the West – universities in California, Los Angeles and Southern California are joining the Big Ten Conference. Located more than 2,200 miles from the Ohio State campus in Columbus, the deep and decorated histories of UCLA and ...

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Louisville on ACC amid conference realignment: Build, don’t bolt

For now, at least, Josh Heird is content to stay the course. With college athletics once again destabilized by the poaching of UCLA and USC by the Pac-12 Big Ten, the University of Louisville athletic director says he has neither initiated nor receipt of opening to change league. His stated goal on Friday afternoon was to “strengthen” the Atlantic Coast ...

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Young Floridians are riding the wave of ocean restoration

Devastating headlines about the global climate crisis pop up almost every day. More recently, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization reported that greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rise, temperature and ocean acidification set new records in 2021. But new reasons for hope also appear almost every day. As Founder and CEO of Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA), home to the world’s ...

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Alliance wants to bring broadband internet online for rural people | Local

The new Latah County Broadband Coalition hopes that even residents living in the most remote areas of the county will have access to high-speed internet in the future. Coalition members met Tuesday afternoon at Potlatch City Hall to discuss broadband infrastructure funding with Eric Forsch, broadband development manager for the Idaho Department of Commerce. Coalition members include Potlatch, Bovill, Genesee, ...

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HBCU Alumni Alliance 5K raises thousands of scholarships

ATLANTE–You could feel the energy as soon as you walked into Piedmont Park. The 15the The Atlanta HBCU Alumni Alliance’s annual 5K run/walk was able to reconvene in person after taking off due to the pandemic. Thousands of people gathered for the 8:00 race in absolutely perfect racing conditions. Weaving through the manicured lawns of Piedmont Park under a blanket ...

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Partnerships Fuel the Removal of Toxic Tires from Washington Waters

Dumping old tires into marine waters to create habitat was a popular idea before the 1980s. Like other coastal areas around the country, Washington waters have had their fair share of these tire bundles. The well-intentioned placement of tire debris turned out to have unintended consequences. The tire packs broke underwater and scattered on the seabed, releasing pollutants that we ...

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Dr. Michael Green and Kirsten Andrews Join USSC Board of Trustees

The United States Studies Center (USSC) at the University of Sydney is pleased to announce the appointment of the Centre’s new CEO, Dr. Michael Green, and the University’s Kirsten Andrews to its Board of Trustees. . USSC Chairman of the Board, Mark Baillie, welcomed new USSC CEO, Dr. Michael Green, who is considered one of the world’s most renowned Indo-Pacific ...

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Who takes care of the caregiver?

June 20, 2022 A few years after his father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, Carlos Olivas reached his breaking point. He returned home to Sacramento, California to live with his father and care for him full time. “Things got really rough between my dad and me, and I sort of lost my mind,” Olivas said. The ASU CARES ...

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Obituary of Dr. George William Shannon, Jr.

obituary Dr. George William Shannon, 76, passed away peacefully in Columbus, Georgia, surrounded by immediate family members on June 11, 2022. A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Holy Family Church with Father Ben Dallas officiating. A rosary and wake prayer service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, ...

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Brookings Registry | Karabon will lead SDSU’s School of Counseling and Human Development

BROOKINGS – The dean of the College of Education and Humanities at South Dakota State University, Paul Barnes, recently announced that Anne Karabon has accepted the position of director of the School of Education, counseling and human development. Karabon comes to SDSU from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she served as an associate professor in the College of ...

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3 lives to oversee public colleges

Three northern Nevadans are vying for a seat to oversee the state’s public colleges on the Nevada Board of Regents. They seek to occupy the seat of District 11, an area that includes Washoe, Humboldt and Pershing counties. The Reno Gazette Journal will update this story throughout the day as election results become available. Check back for updates. What there ...

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It’s time for the legislator to go | News, Sports, Jobs

Pat Finken President, Brighter Future Alliance Bismarck Bob Paulson’s recent defense of Rep. Jeff Hoverson was less than honest. Here is the truth. Supposedly, Hoverson voted against the ND National Guard funding (HB1016) because it contained $10 million for a military museum. According to Paulson, Hoverson questioned “Is this a good use of taxpayer funds?” But the appropriations ...

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How far is Joe Biden really doing?

Inflation, and in particular gas prices, seems to be driving President Joe Biden’s unpopularity right now. This is how it goes for presidents: Policy outcomes, especially on the economy, are what matter to voters — whether or not the administration has much short-term influence on them. If we want to examine how well the president is actually doing, sometimes a ...

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Teenage employment rate highest in over a decade

KANSAS CITY, Mo — With school out for the summer, millions of high school and college students are looking for work and many businesses are looking for employees. In fact, the employment rate for teens is the highest in over a decade. But experts say that doesn’t always mean teens get the jobs they want. Johari Primose is a sophomore ...

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In full: All recipients from Edinburgh and Lothians on the Queen’s Birthday Honors List

In full: All recipients from Edinburgh and Lothians on the Queen’s Birthday Honors List Register to our daily newsletter Britain’s curling gold medalist Eve Muirhead (L) received an OBE while teammates Vicky Wright, Jennifer Dodds, Hailey Duff and Mili Smith were all awarded MBEs Pic: Steve Welsh Ian Rankin OBE DL. Author. For services to Literature and Charity. (Edinburgh, Edinburgh) ...

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Two students from the southern local will participate in Buckeye Boys and Girls State | News, Sports, Jobs

Eric Colussy and Grace Brothers, juniors at Southern Local High School, have been selected to attend the 2022 Boys and Girls State Programs at the University of Miami and Mount Union University respectively from June 12-19. (photo sent) SALINEVILLE — Two juniors from Southern Local High School have been chosen as delegates for the Ohio American ...

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Letters: only a coalition can oust the conservatives | Work

Last week, two articles highlighted the most important strategic decisions facing Labor (“Quash talk of a Labor deal with SNP now, 2015 elections team urges Starmer”, News, and “A Lab-Lib pincer movement is the most effective way to strike fear into conservatives,” Commentary). Fortunately for the party, the dilemma depicted in the first can be reversed by forming a progressive ...

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Has Putin sparked a new transatlantic alliance?

A new transatlantic alliance is emerging following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but what form will it take once the dust settles? Putin’s war of aggression against Ukraine has reinvigorated transatlantic cooperation, bringing the United States and its European allies closer together than they have been since the end of the Cold War. A united transatlantic alliance sanctions Russia and supports ...

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Law School Announces 2022 Public Service Summer Fellows

Photos submitted Top, left to right: Addison Tucker, Grace Faulkenberry, Gunnar Bartlett, MiKayla Gyroe and Lexi Robertson. Bottom: Maria Cueva, Marcus Montgomery, Kristina Ranney, Joshua Clem and Savannah Luna. The U of A School of Law’s Summer Public Service Scholarship Program offers paid public service scholarships to promising law students interested in careers in public service. This ...

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Digitization boosts logistics efficiency in times of pandemic

A Fung Group employee transfers goods at the company’s logistics facilities in Thailand. [Photo provided to China Daily] Facing multiple challenges including the COVID-19 pandemic, China’s logistics industry is embracing digital technologies to increase efficiency. The efforts are in line with the central government’s call to support the construction of third-party logistics delivery digital platforms and cultivate a batch of ...

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Exploring the links between specialty pharmacy and mental health

Specialty Pharmacy is deeply committed to providing treatment for high-risk conditions for mental health issues. Mental health and specialty pharmacy overlap in important, sometimes difficult ways. To support further exploration of these connections, Shields Health Solutions (ShieldsRx) recently participated in a mental health thought leadership discussion as part of the Alliance for Health Policy’s 2022 Signature Series. Supporting and participating ...

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The doctors gave him antipsychotics. She decided to live with her voices.

To support its position, the WHO highlights the crude words of Thomas R. Insel, who from 2002 to 2015 was the head of the National Institute of Mental Health, the largest funder of health research. mental health in the world: “I spent 13 years at NIMH really pushing neuroscience and the genetics of mental disorders, and when I look back ...

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TheatreLab Dayton presents the “big, flashy, funny” musical “Something Rotten!” in Victoria

Legend Julia Brosas (Portia) and Desmond Kingston (Nigel Bottom) in rehearsal for the production of “Something Rotten!” from TheatreLab Dayton! CONTRIBUTED Credit: CONTRIBUTED Credit: CONTRIBUTED Legend Julia Brosas (Portia) and Desmond Kingston (Nigel Bottom) in rehearsal for the production of “Something Rotten!” from TheatreLab Dayton! CONTRIBUTED Credit: CONTRIBUTED Credit: CONTRIBUTED The cast is led by directors Zach King as Nick ...

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Why ‘Kingmaker’ Chandrababu Naidu is struggling to forge an alliance now

A realization that the BJP is the best bet and that it had committed harakiri in facing PM Modi in the 2019 election seems to have roused the TDP supremo Amid the unrest over rising prices, Chandrababu Naidu chose not to speak out against the Modi government so as not to send the wrong signal | File Photo: PTI For ...

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North Korea, economic alliance set to dominate Korea-US summit agenda

North Korea will likely top President Yoon Suk-yeol and US President Joe Biden’s agenda at the Seoul summit meeting, but forming economic alliances and ties to contain China will feature also high on the US list. The Yoon administration will face tough choices as the United States and China seek to engage Korea, a major player in strategic industries such ...

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“We cannot afford to be a weak link on the Alliance’s eastern flank.”

That mayor is Rafał Trzaskowski, who has led the Polish capital since 2018, when he took office in a rare landslide victory for Polish liberals who have been in opposition since 2015. Although he lost the presidential election against incumbent Andrzej Duda, he was credited with rallying the Polish opposition and becoming one of its most recognizable and popular faces. ...

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Universities oppose proposed cap and student loans in England | Higher Education

Universities across England have spoken out against proposals to limit student numbers and access to loans, describing the plans as likely to crush aspirations and entrench disadvantage. Responding to government consultation, the three main university groups have aligned themselves with the National Union of Students to oppose plans to limit undergraduates taking “low value” courses and prevent students from receive ...

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New AMBS partnership to support SME post-pandemic recovery

Open SME is part of Greater Manchester Leadership Hive, a new resource for small business owners who want to grow their business and become more profitable. Delivered by Greater Manchester’s leading academic business schools and the Business Growth Hub, the Leadership Hive brings together the best leadership and management training available in the region in one place. Joanne Roney, Senior ...

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David vs. Goliath: Danna Smith + Leo Woodberry vs. Big Conservation

Posted 23 minutes ago Proposed by sea ​​change radio With approximately $1 billion in annual revenue, The Nature Conservancy is the largest organization of its kind in America. Their stated mission is to “conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends” and they boldly claim to have “done more than anyone else to advance conservation around the world”. ...

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Future Space Leaders 2022 grant program announced by Future Space Leaders Foundation

the Future Space Leaders Foundation (FSLF) is pleased to announce the Future Leaders in Space Grant Program 2022. Aimed at U.S. graduate students and young professionals pursuing careers related to space and satellites, the program will provide scholarships for participation in the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) to be held in Paris, France, from September 18 to 22, 2022. In addition ...

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Experts from China and Pakistan Attend Aerospace Education Forum and Belt and Road Aerospace Innovation Alliance Conference

As the 7th China Space Day approaches, the 5th anniversary conference of the International Forum on Aerospace Education and the Belt and Road Aerospace Innovation Alliance (BRAIA) will was recently successfully concluded online in China. As the 7th China Space Day approaches, the 5th anniversary conference of the International Forum on Aerospace Education and the Belt and Road Aerospace Innovation ...

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$6 million in COVID relief grants awarded to Prince William nonprofits

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA – This week, the Prince William County government and the Human Services Alliance announced their first round of COVID relief grants. The first round of grants will award $6,000,000 to 33 different nonprofit organizations in the county. “As we enter this next phase of recovery from the pandemic, we hope to address some of the lasting ...

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Environmentalist wants Congress to back ‘Big Oil’ tax

Local environmental activists are calling on Democratic U.S. Rep. Tampa Kathy Castor to support legislation that would tax the excess profits of big oil and gas companies, which they say are linked to soaring crude oil prices. They want to see the revenue generated by the tax go to consumers in the form of rebate cheques. What do you want ...

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Nahdlatul Ulama’s traditionalist campaign shapes mainstream Indonesian Islamic discourse

Since 2014, it seems that the traditionalists of Nahdlatul Ulama have gained the upper hand in influencing Islamic discourse in Indonesia, having pushed back against extremist and conservative elements. However, the Conservatives remain a critical opposition and sharp ideological differences will fuel tensions. The “traditionalist turn” marks the point in Indonesian Islamic discourse where traditionalist Muslims have taken over their ...

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Federal government says it has no plans to cut social programs in next spending review

FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland attends a news conference before presenting the 2022-23 budget, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada April 7, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable/File PhotoBLAIR GABLE/Reuters The Liberal government insists that the goal of an upcoming federal spending review is not to cut social programs, while gender equality advocates want to make sure it’s done with women and marginalized ...

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DOJ Intervenes in FCA Case Regarding Hospital Alliance with Physicians; 340B drugs are a problem | Healthcare Compliance Association (HCCA)

Medicare Compliance Report 31, no. 14 (April 18, 2022) The Department of Justice (DOJ) said on April 11 that it had intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit against Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) in Memphis, Tennessee, and Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals (collectively, Methodist) that was started by the former president of an MLH hospital and a former MLH board member. Methodist ...

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Michelle Reid, chosen as the next Superintendent of Public Schools for Fairfax County, sparks protests

Fairfax County Public Schools has named its next superintendent – ​​but the choice, Michelle Reid, is opposed by the NAACP county chapter, a group of black educators, several parent groups and hundreds of students, including dozens walked out of class Thursday morning to protest Reid and how she was selected. The Fairfax School Board voted 9-3 to confirm Reid as ...

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Arts Ed NJ appoints Wendy Liscow as Executive Director

NEWS | FEATURES | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 04/12/2022 (WARREN, New Jersey) — Arts Ed NJthe state’s voice for arts education, announced April 12 that it had named Wendy Liscow its new executive director, effective July 1. She assumes the position held by Arts co-founder Ed NJ and former chairman of the board, Robert Morrison, who announced this past ...

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French nationals Pondicherry and Chennai voted for the presidential election in France

French nationals residing in the union territory of Pondicherry (a former French colony) and Chennai cast their ballots in the country’s presidential elections on Sunday. As many as 4,564 French citizens from Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry are eligible to exercise their right to vote in the first round of elections in France, official sources said. Voting began at 8 ...

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The Christ Cathedral of Salina welcomes Stradivarius for a chamber concert

Later this month, locals will be able to hear a real Stradivarius during a chamber music concert at the Episcopal Church of Christ Cathedral in Salina. The Mid-America Performing Arts Alliance (MAPAA) presents the concert, featuring the 1728 Stradivarius “Artot” at 7 p.m. on April 30 at the church, 138 S. Ninth St. The violin is on loan from the ...

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Tufts medical students celebrate on game day

Fourth-year students at Tufts University School of Medicine found out which residency programs had accepted them last month on Game day. This year’s game day marked the first time the students have been able to celebrate their games together in person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago. Match Day, which fell on March 18 this yeartakes ...

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Lia Merminga named director of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Lia Merminga, an internationally renowned physicist and scientist, has been named head of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, effective April 18. Merminga will serve as the seventh director of Fermilab, a 6,800-acre facility headquartered in Batavia, Illinois, which is America’s premier particle physics and accelerator laboratory. Fermilab’s mission is to shed new light on our understanding of the universe, from ...

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Tribute to the Innocent Chukwuemeka Chukwuma: 1966-2021 By Chido Onumah

A year has passed since the passing of Innocent Chukwuma, my friend, brother and comrade. Looks like yesterday I got this devastating response from Professor Chidi Odinkalu saying, “We may have lost Innocent.” I had called in response to a deluge of WhatsApp messages from Chidi, which began with, “Good evening, sir. How are you? Family? Have you heard of ...

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Edward T. Keller Jr | News, Sports, Jobs

Edward T. Keller Jr., 68, of Williamsport, died Thursday, March 31, 2022 at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital. Born February 6, 1954 in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Edward, Sr. and Helen (Knouse) Keller. Edward was a student in the first graduating class of the new Williamsport Area High School in 1972, ...

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Live news: China’s interests ‘not well served’ by aligning with Russia, says GCHQ

China’s global interests are “not well served” by aligning itself with Russia, the head of Britain’s intelligence, cybersecurity and security agency has said, as it would “constrain” the country’s global role and would undermine its stated beliefs in territorial integrity and its longstanding claim to Taiwan. Jeremy Fleming, who heads Britain’s signals intelligence agency GCHQ, said: “We know that Presidents ...

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Collaborative surveillance team detects SARS-CoV-2 virus in Saskatchewan white-tailed deer – archyde

The team, whose members are from the University of Saskatchewan (USask), Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment and the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative (CWHC), has found positive results in viral RNA swabs taken from four white-tailed deer harvested in 2021. The National Center for Foreign Animal Diseases (NCFAD) confirmed the results, which represent 2% of ...

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Nearly half of Singaporeans have been harmed online but done nothing: survey

SINGAPORE – Almost half of Singaporeans have personally experienced harm online, most of whom were between the ages of 15 and 35, a survey has found. Online harms include online harassment and cyberbullying, and befriending people who have used false identities. But around 43% of the more than 1,000 people surveyed said they had not taken action against online harm ...

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What to do in Stark County this weekend?

New Patina Art Center exhibition Artist Perris Mackey, also known as p_ThaNerd, will be featured at the Patina Arts Center beginning Friday. “The Pieces That Fit” exhibit opens from 5-9 p.m. at the gallery at 324 Cleveland Ave. NW to downtown Guangzhou. The Cleveland-based collage artist creates intricate works from “upcycled” materials, primarily using comic books, as well as newspapers ...

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John Cullen, 71 – Oak Park

John Francis Cullen 71, of Oak Park, died peacefully on January 31, 2022. Born December 24, 1950, to Frank Cullen and Patricia Hewitt Cullen in Chicago, he was a graduate of Ascension School in Oak Park (Class of ’64 ), St. Ignatius High School (Class of 1968) and attended Loyola University. He was employed at the University of Illinois at ...

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Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Says Canadian Armed Forces Need to Be Better Equipped

The Canadian Armed Forces should be better equipped to face new challenges in light of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly said Friday. Speaking at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, Joly said there were new challenges on the world stage after Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to wage war ...

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Free speech issues on campus are rooted in culture – Pasadena Star News

We have all heard stories of university administrators suppressing free speech. But free expression suffers even without these enablers, and that should worry us. In a recent New York Times op-ed, Emma Camp, a senior at the University of Virginia, made a strong defense of free speech by describing her own practice of self-censorship on campus. In doing so, she ...

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Student design competition winners make community relief packages

The Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) has announced the winners of the 2021 Student Design Challenge, an annual competition that fosters awareness and appreciation of paperboard packaging among the next generation of packaging design decision makers. Design teams across the country have created sustainable cardboard packaging solutions for community relief organizations. “Teams of students and educators have worked together on innovative ...

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Brent Renaud, American journalist, shot dead in Ukraine

Under the Geneva Conventions, journalists working in conflict zones are considered civilians, which means that targeted attacks against them constitute war crimes. Earlier this month, a team of reporters from Britain’s Sky News were ambushed by a suspected Russian ambush despite repeatedly identifying themselves. Correspondent Stuart Ramsey was shot and injured and the crew was later evacuated to the UK. ...

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Job: Compliance Officer at Heartland Alliance

Heartland Alliance International in Nigeria works at the intersection of health and human rights, to provide HIV prevention and human rights protection services to most-at-risk populations (MARPs), raising awareness and creating grassroots support organizations in the country. Heartland Alliance International’s work in Nigeria draws on regional experts… Learn more about this company Core Duties and Responsibilities Under the supervision of ...

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The Annotated Table of Contents and Biographies for Women Writers Week 2022 | Chaz’s Diary

Book excerpt: When women invented television NANDINI BALIAL Born and raised in New Delhi, India, Nandini immigrated to Texas with her family in 2000. While studying at New York University, she interned for New York One, BBC America and the International Emmys. After earning a degree in film studies in 2014, Nandini misguidedly moved to Los Angeles to work in ...

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UP Assembly Election 2022 Phase 7 Turnout Live Updates, UP Election 2022 Phase 7 Vote Percentage Live, UP Chunav News, Vote Percentage Today

BJP supporters attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election campaign meeting in Varanasi (Express photo by Vishal Srivastava) Apart from State Tourism Minister Neelkanth Tiwari (Varanasi South), other ministers competing in the final stage are Anil Rajbhar (Shivpur-Varanasi), Ravindra Jaiswal (Varanasi North), Girish Yadav (Jaunpur) and Ramashankar Singh Patel (Marihan-Mirzapur) . Dara Singh Chauhan, who had resigned from the Yogi Adityanath ...

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How this drug can help prevent an overdose death

Harm reduction and awareness groups are working to educate Texans on how they can save lives. AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police Department released information on Friday about a series of overdoses that occurred overnight in downtown Austin. “We’re definitely seeing a lot more overdoses. And it’s a fentanyl crisis right now,” said Sgt. Tracy Gerrish of the ODA Homicide ...

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UNF faces backlash after posting Black History Month quiz that some found offensive

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – The group of UNF students protesting Tuesday on campus may have been small, but their message was big. They are upset because they said the administration failed to take appropriate action after a school group posted a question on Instagram for Black History Month that some students found offensive. According to the Spinnaker, the UNF student-run news ...

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Nearly three years later, many recommendations from the BU LGBTQIA+ task force report still need to be implemented – The Daily Free Press

An LGBTQ flag hangs on the wall of a Boston University student. A Boston University task force released a report in 2018 with recommendations to make the University safer for its LGBTQ faculty and business. Three years later, several of the recommendations have still not been implemented. LIBBY MCCLELLAND/DFP STAFF In 2019, a Boston University task force released a report ...

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Reviews | A world moving towards autocracy

For the editor: David Brooks notes that our founders “had no illusions about the depravity of human beings”. Realizing this and fearing ambitious demagogues, they built a democracy with checks and balances. Now, Mr. Brooks sees the threat to liberalism and the destruction of democracy taking place not only in the world but in our own country. He asks, “What ...

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CHIPS Alliance Forms F4PGA Working Group to Accelerate Adoption of Open Source FPGA Tools

SAN FRANCISCO, February 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CHIPS Alliance, the leading consortium advancing common and open source hardware for interfaces, processors and systems, today established the FOSS Flow For FPGA (F4PGA) Working Group to pilot open source tools source, intellectual property and research efforts for FPGAs. FPGA vendors such as Xilinx (now part of AMD) and QuickLogic, industrial FPGA users ...

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