BALTIMORE – A woman was arrested with a loaded handgun at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Monday, making it the third gun that Transportation Security Administration officers have caught within a five-day span at the airport.
WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/15/16) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed support from concerned neighbors and community members who reached out to a Muslim refugee family recently targeted by hate.
As part of its ongoing efforts to improve Counter Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) capabilities, the European Defence Agency (EDA) will shortly share a new C-IED tool with its participating Member States.
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Health data show 1,451 people died from drug overdoses in the state in 2015. This is the highest annual number of overdose deaths recorded in state history and brings the five-year total for Tennessee to 6,036 lives lost. That figure is approximately the equivalent of every person on 40 mid-size jet liners dying.
The Federal Trade Commission unveiled a financial readiness website designed for mobile devices to help members of the military community navigate personal financial decisions in light of the unique challenges they face, such as frequent relocations and deployment.
Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States, and EU leaders need to adjust to this reality. In particular they must ensure that America remains bound into the institutions which protect Western security. For the United States to withdraw from NATO security guarantees would be a catastrophe, yet this is precisely what Trump suggested on the campaign trail, unless European countries contribute more to their own defense.
Mumbai and San Jose, 15 November 2016 -- Reliance Group, India's leading private sector business house, today announced a strategic partnership with Cisco Jasper for the launch of a new venture, UNLIMIT, solely dedicated to provide Internet of Things (IoT) services to enterprise customers throughout India. UNLIMIT is equipped with the diverse resources of the Reliance Group, the nimbleness of a start-up, high-profile partnerships, and an international management team, and will tap into into the growing potential of the IoT market in the country.
We are concerned by reports that organisers of an anti-government protest in Malaysia have been subjected to threats and harassment, and we call on all sides to stay calm and exercise restraint ahead of this weekend’s planned rally in Kuala Lumpur.
The American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center will present oral arguments before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals to defend local families in Douglas County, Colorado, whose First Amendment rights to freedom from state-sponsored religious activity were violated by the Douglas County School District, which repeatedly sponsored and promoted religious programs.
Orange and ENGIE have today launched a plan to deploy nearly 1,000 solar kits in Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire and Cameroon. Several villages in rural areas have been identified to participate in the first phase of this pilot program, prior to deployment on a larger scale.
At the EDA ministerial Steering Board which met this Tuesday morning (15 November) under the chairmanship of HR/VP Federica Mogherini in her capacity as Head of the Agency, Defence Ministers tasked EDA to review the Capability Development Plan (CDP), approved the 2017 general budget and agreed to set up a working group to study the potential creation of a Cooperative Financial Mechanism.
The lack of a holistic, framework-based approach and a viable revenue model are stalling large-scale smart city projects in India, according to Gartner, Inc. As a result, many small pilot projects are underway, but no big citywide projects have been announced. Gartner predicts that through 2020, less than 10 percent of smart city projects implemented across India will be of a large-scale, city-wide nature.
Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites, today released the results of the 2016 Expedia Vacation Deprivation® report, an annual study of vacation habits among employed adults in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.
Thus far Trump has made good on his earlier promises to behave differently after winning the election. Like it or not we have to engage with the president of the world’s most important country. It is better for everyone if those engagements are constructive.
Pangolins young and old are slaughtered for their meat, scales and claws to be used as food and traditional medicines, largely in China. By the hundreds of thousands, they are the victims of the rampant global illegal wildlife trade.
MANILA, November 16, 2016 — According to IDC, organizations that capitalize and analyze all relevant data and deliver actionable information could achieve an extra $430 billion (on a worldwide basis) in productivity benefits over their less analytically oriented peers by 2020. On November 17, 2016, the Philippine leg of the IDC Asia/Pacific Big Data and Cognitive Systems Conference 2016 will highlight the next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity form at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel.
Treatments for autism spectrum disorders are varied and costly, and selecting the right one is crucial to long-term outcome. Yale University researchers report they can predict whether a preschool age child will respond to at least one form of treatment by looking at patterns of the child’s brain activity.
DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2016 / / -- Hands up, who would like a free night in a hotel? Hotels.com®, whose loyalty program allows travelers to collect ten nights and get one free*, has revealed that savvy travelers from Los Angeles beat out other U.S. cities when it came to snapping up a free night away.
NEW YORK--( )--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that new results from the Phase 3 Oral Psoriatic Arthritis TriaL (OPAL) studies, Broaden and Beyond, will be presented at the 2016 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting (November 11-16, Washington, DC). OPAL Broaden and OPAL Beyond evaluated the efficacy and safety of XELJANZ® (tofacitinib citrate) in adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) who had an inadequate response (IR) to conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (csDMARDs) or to tumor necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFis), respectively. Detailed results from OPAL Broaden will be presented during a plenary session [#2983] for the first time at ACR/ARHP. Additionally, results from OPAL Beyond will be presented during a late-breaking abstract poster session [#10L].
In July this year British Cycling wrote to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and to the Welsh Environment secretary Lesley Griffiths calling for people on bikes to have responsible access to more public paths in the English and Welsh countryside.
In spite of evidence showing wildlife crime is linked to other forms of serious offenses, most countries apply wildlife policies and legislation that fail to treat wildlife poaching and trafficking as a serious offence. As a result of the weak laws, wildlife crime offenders are never profiled despite their despicable acts of illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife.
Maputo, 15th November 2016. Women and girls in Mozambique are struggling more than ever to cope with the current drought, the worst in 35 years, aggravated by a particularly powerful El Niño phenomenon, according to a new CARE study. Researchers have talked to 75 people in the region of Inhambane to get first-hand impressions of what the situation is like in areas affected by drought and hunger.
ABB has won an order from Alstom to supply 1600 traction transformers for 800 new electric freight locomotives in India. The new locomotives will expand Indian Railways’ capacity, easing congestion on busy routes for both freight and passenger services. The transformers will be manufactured locally in ABB’s Vadodara facility in the western Indian state of Gujarat, supporting the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative to encourage manufacturing in the country.
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons’ report, Children in Custody 2015-16: an analysis of 12 to 18-year-olds’ perceptions of their experience in secure training centres and young offender institutions will be published today (15 November 2016).
I've been attending COSAC Plenaries for quite some time now, since my previous position as Vice President for Inter-Institutional Affairs. I've been visiting your national parliaments and European Parliament committees regularly.