Headlines 2018-10-31

.    2018-10-31 3:26 PM Northern Ireland ad campaign tackles paramilitary violence | Raw Politics… A new ad campaign launched by the government in Northern Ireland is urging parents not to bring their children to paramilitary groups for extra-judicial punishments….  2018-10-31 3:22 PM Dinosaurs laid colourful, speckled eggs — just as birds do today… Eggshells […]

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Resin from China and India

.     Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Resin from China and India Does Not Injure U.S. Industry, Says USITC October 31, 2018 News Release 18-131 Inv. No. 731-TA-1392-1393 (Final) Contact: Peg O’Laughlin, 202-205-1819 Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Resin from China and India Does Not Injure U.S. Industry, Says USITC The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that […]

Today in History – October 31

.   Events 475 – Romulus Augustulus is proclaimed Western Roman Emperor. 683 – During the Siege of Mecca, the Kaaba catches fire and is burned down. 802 – Empress Irene is deposed and banished to Lesbos. Conspirators place Nikephoros, the minister of finance, on the Byzantine throne. 1517 – Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther posts […]

Insomnia solution

. Insomnia solution Insomnia solution By: Philip Jubb An insomnia cure. Hmm… Before we go for a cure it may be a good idea to try and know our enemy. What are our signs and symptons. What type of Insomnia do we have. Perhaps a working definition would be helpful. The experts seem to agree […]

Scent-imental: Holiday Smells Evoke Happy Memories

. Scent-imental: Holiday Smells Evoke Happy Memories (NewsUSA) – Does a whiff of cinnamon bring back memories of your grandmother’s kitchen? Is the smell of a fir tree unalterably linked to Christmas morning? The sense of smell is uniquely connected to memories, especially during the holiday season.The connection between smell and memory is strong because […]

Maldives: The tortuous ordeal of a prisoner in paradise

.     Maldives: The tortuous ordeal of a prisoner in paradise 30 October 2018, 00:01 UTC A Sri Lankan driver who has languished in prison in the Maldives for three years accused of involvement in a dramatic plot to assassinate the island’s president has been denied a fair trial and subjected to vicious police […]

10 Questions the Saudi Crown Prince Needs to Answer

.     10 Questions the Saudi Crown Prince Needs to Answer World Leaders, Journalists Should Demand Accounting for Rights Abuses October 29, 2018 Video Hold Saudis Accountable for Khashoggi Death We’re asking world leaders to reject Saudi Arabia’s attempted whitewash of the killing of Jamal Khashoggi by asking for an independent UN investigation. We […]

Brazil: Toxic speech must not become government policy

.   Brazil: Toxic speech must not become government policy 28 October 2018, 00:01 UTC Reacting to the election of Jair Bolsonaro and Hamilton Mourão as president and vice president of Brazil, Amnesty International said today: “The president-elect has campaigned with an openly anti-human-rights agenda and frequently made discriminatory statements about different groups of society. […]

Headlines 2018-10-30

   2018-10-30 20:09 Waiting a year between pregnancies lowers health risks, study says… Women and their babies face health risks when there’s less than 12 months between the birth of one child and the conception of the next, according to a new study….  2018-10-30 20:06 Pittsburgh: Mourners remember synagogue shooting victims… Hundreds of people have […]