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  • Tracking the shutdown and tech agencies 22 Jan 2018 16:27 The Politico With help from Steven Overly and Nancy Scola WILL THEY OR WON’T THEY — The government’s Friday funding deadline has come and gone — and Congress spent much of this weekend tussling over a possible short-term funding bill. “The Senate will vote at noon [ …
  • Secretary Perdue outlines USDA services during government shutdown 22 Jan 2018 15:10 Calhoun Times Washington, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue  outlined U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) services available in the event of a government shutdown. “USDA is committed to safeguarding life and property through the critical services we …
  • W.Va. leaders to release opioid response plan 22 Jan 2018 14:26 The Herald Star WHEELING — West Virginia officials soon will be finalizing a proposed opioid response plan focusing on six key areas for the state. This proposal includes high-priority, short-term recommendations for prevention, early intervention, treatment, overdose …
  • Hospital (in)security: Anatomy of an attack at Montreal General 22 Jan 2018 11:53 Montreal Gazette The following account contains graphic subject matter that some readers may find disturbing. It is based on incident reports written by: the nurse who describes being almost strangled in the psychiatric emergency room of the Montreal General Hospital last …
  • Want to be a smart city? Study hard 22 Jan 2018 11:28 EDN Cities looking to take advantage of the IoT often lack the required expertise. They tend to have to rely on university, governmental, and corporate partners to help advance their smart-city plans. With this in mind, IBM began its Smarter Cities Challenge …
  • The United Nations in Zambia, CDC and DFID commend government’s initiative of setting up an efficient cholera treatment hospital and for scaling up preventive interventions in the community 22 Jan 2018 09:43 Relief Web The United Nations in Zambia, the Centres for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) and the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) in Zambia have described the Cholera Treatment Hospital which was set up by government at the Heroes Stadium as …
  • Christchurch to get update on Havelock North inquiry 22 Jan 2018 09:24 Scoop Christchurch City Council to get update on Havelock North inquiry response By Paul McBeth Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Christchurch City Council will get an update on how staff are responding to the Havelock North drinking water inquiry that set up a raft of …
  • You too must help tackle #MeToo 22 Jan 2018 07:30 PrintWeek In the weeks since the initial allegations of sexual harassment were levelled against Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and even honourable Members of Parliament, a torrent of other allegations have followed. Many will only have come to light through …
  • San Lorenzo Valley: Kevin Foster enforces cowboy etiquette to build thriving online community 22 Jan 2018 05:31 Santa Cruz Sentinel getting to know Kevin Foster Age: 49 From: Born in Los Gatos, Foster has lived in Boulder Creek for 20 years. Occupation: Contractor, owner of Kevin Foster Construction. Hobbies: Administering Boulder Creek Neighbors Facebook Group, performing in rodeos, …
  • Event addresses OD epidemic 22 Jan 2018 05:03 Fostoria Review Times By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The first local event in a series promoting prevention and education in the drug overdose epidemic is scheduled to take place this week. Hosted by H.O.P.E. (Heroin/Opioid Prevention and Education), It All Starts with One …
  • COUNCIL NOTEBOOK: Banding together for BME Church 22 Jan 2018 00:39 St. Catharines Standard City council happenings from the Jan. 15 meeting... Banding together for BME Church St. Catharines council may get involved in efforts to restore the British Methodist Episcopal Church where Harriet Tubman worshipped. They’ll start by inviting church …
  • From the Inside: The Countdown to Day Zero 21 Jan 2018 23:37 Daily Maverick Those of us whose job it is to monitor developments in Cape Town’s water crisis saw the indicators move sharply this week, in the wrong direction. There was bad news – catastrophic actually – on three fronts: Cape Town’s water usage went up again, to over …
  • Sat phones for quake response 21 Jan 2018 22:08 Calcutta Telegraph The ASDMA control room in Guwahati Guwahati: Satellite phones and ham radios will soon be part of Assam's communication backup during disasters like earthquakes. As part of the initiative, the state government has approved 15 out of 100 satellite …
  • New peacekeeper security officers to patrol northern Sask. community troubled by violent crime 21 Jan 2018 22:02 CBC A northern Saskatchewan community dealing with violence and gang crime is employing a team of security officers to ramp up patrols — a move that's being welcomed by the local RCMP. The community of Pelican Narrows, about 415 kilometres northeast of …
  • Detailed Study of CBRN Defense Market Which is Witness a Striking Growth by 2021; Asserts MRFR 21 Jan 2018 19:14 MarketWatch.com Jan 21, 2018 (Financeswire via COMTEX) -- Tweet Market Highlights: Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) security comprises of protective and preventive measures to combat situations that involve such perilous agents. CBRN security is a …
  • U.S. Military Clarifies Plans For CNMI Divert Airfield 21 Jan 2018 18:43 Pacific Islands Development Program Officials meet, ensure Marianas that no new base is planned By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor SAIPAN, CNMI (Marianas Variety, April 3, 3015) – The United States Air Force is not planning to build a base; instead, it needs a divert air field in the Northern …
  • APPEAL TO RT HON ROTIMI AMEACHI ON THE ELELENWO ROAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION 21 Jan 2018 17:22 Scan News January 21, 2018 News 37 Views Dear Sir, I would like to use this medium to plead with you  to allow the work on the Elelenwo Road continue. I truely want to believe you have not been briefed that the Railway Coperation under your supervision has …
  • State opens emergency operations center ahead of winter storm 21 Jan 2018 16:30 KVGB TOPEKA —A winter storm system has started moving into Kansas and major impacts will occur late this afternoon, evening and during the overnight hours into Monday, Jan. 22, the Kansas Division of Emergency Management is urging Kansans to make sure their …
  • The Puerto Rican Island of Vieques: War games, hurricanes, and wild horses 21 Jan 2018 14:16 Daily Kos In the video above, Robert Rabin gives a brief history of Vieques. Studies show that Vieques was first inhabited by Native Americans who came from South America about 1500 years before Christopher Columbus set foot in Puerto Rico in 1493. After a brief …
  • CISF begins security consultancy at schools in major cities 21 Jan 2018 09:36 The Times of India NEW DELHI: Two months after it first offered security consultancy to schools, CISF experts have begun a mega exercise of auditing some big names in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata to ensure that any Gurugram-like student killing incident does not recur in …
  • Viral video of woman outside in hospital gown shows lack of humanity in health care 21 Jan 2018 09:29 The Frederick News-Post The emergency department (ED) is the main entry point into the health care system for much of our population. Nursing shortages and understaffing affect the ED in a profound way, as patient volumes can be difficult to predict. But all patients are …
  • The Sultan was never alone 21 Jan 2018 06:45 New Straits Times TUESDAY is my weekly marketing day but before procuring the items on the grocery list, I always make it a point to pay the second hand book seller a visit first. His stall lies within the market compound, among a sea of push carts offering almost …
  • Review: Was Herbert Hoover really such a failure? 21 Jan 2018 05:49 The Post and Courier HOOVER: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times. By Kenneth Whyte. Knopf. 728 pages. $35. In the current political climate where questions of legitimate policy differences take a back seat to reflexive ad hominum attacks, one may be forgiven for …
  • Opioid treatment and rehab facilities offer addicts a choice 21 Jan 2018 04:55 Lima News LIMA — In Allen County, 71 people died from an opioid overdose from 2010 to 2016. Chances are you know a person or family that has been affected by the opioid epidemic. Opioid addicts live in the best neighborhoods as well as the worst areas; they are …
  • The state of the Welsh NHS as told by its staff and the patients they treat 21 Jan 2018 04:08 ICWales Doctors, nurses and patients have spoken about their experiences of the Welsh NHS as it endures one of the toughest winters in living memory. We have spent time in A&Es and with medics in different parts of the stressed health service, which turns 70 …
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