September 17, 2019

Archives for April 16, 2019

City of Chicago workers allegedly used medical leave to party in the Caribbean, take ‘Booze Cruise’

From CBS Chicago 2 CHICAGO (CBS)– City of Chicago employees used both paid and unpaid family medical leave to take multiple Caribbean cruises, where they allegedly drank alcohol on a “booze cruise,” went clubbing and toured tropical islands–according to the Office of Inspector General’s first quarterly report of 2019. An inspector general official tells CBS 2 […]

The new truth about aspirin & what you should know

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax For decades we’ve been told that a daily dose of aspirin can help prevent heart attacks and strokes. But in March, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association issued new guidelines regarding the popular over-the-counter drug, labeling its benefits “low-value medical care,” according to PBS. The guidelines declared […]

This lipstick is so strong, it stayed put through a car crash

By Morgan Sung From engadget Taryn may have totaled her car, but at least she walked away without injuries … and with some free makeup.  During her morning commute on Wednesday, she glanced at her GPS, which told her she had 13 minutes until her destination. “I’m in traffic and I joke to myself, ‘No […]

2800 OECS Youth set to benefit from French Educational and Work Space exchange

By Sisera Simon Tuesday, April 16, 2019 — Approximately two thousand eight hundred (2800) primary and secondary school students, and their teachers, are expected to benefit from the Linguistic Exchanges and Innovative Learning through Mobility (ELAN) Project – a two year activity valued at 3 million Euros under the Interreg Caraïbes Programme, which seeks to encourage plurilingualism […]

‘Mr Pompeo, you can stop’: China hits back at criticism over Latin America

By Liu Zhen From South China Morning Post Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang accuses US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of spreading lies about China He says countries in the region ‘have good judgment about who is their true friend and who is false, who is breaking rules and making trouble’ China’s foreign ministry has […]

Scientists print world’s first 3D heart

By Health Day From Newsmax The world’s first complete 3D printer-generated heart, made using the patient’s own cells and materials, has been created in a lab. Until now, success has been limited to printing only simple tissues without blood vessels. “This is the first time anyone anywhere has successfully engineered and printed an entire heart […]

St. Kitts and Nevis’ PM, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, is highly decorated by Taiwan, receiving Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand Cordon

Brief Remarks by Dr. the Hon. Timothy HarrisPrime Minister of St. Kitts and NevisOn the Occasion of Being Conferred The Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand CordonTaiwan, 16th April 2019  Your Excellency President Tsai Ing-wen; Vice President Chen Chien-jen; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. the Honourable Joseph Wu; other Ministers of Government; members of the St. […]

Celebrate this Earth Day by recycling your old electronics

By RECYCLE MY ELECTRONICS From Mashable As Earth Day approaches, many people are looking for meaningful ways to celebrate the world’s largest environmental movement. While the urgency needed to tackle these issues requires a sustained effort all year long, marking April 22 with an activity that makes a positive impact on the planet is a […]

A fight is brewing between two machine intelligence startups, and neither side looks all that smart

By Connie Loizos From TechCrunch Sometimes, reading a lawsuit, it’s tempting to pick sides, to judge who is more right than wrong based on its contents. But a new lawsuit involving two venture-backed companies — both of which are rooted in machine intelligence — makes both sides sound surprisingly careless given their line of work. […]

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