BRAZIL NEWS: Apex-Brasil and Agri-Pulse will host AgriTalks, a free webinar on green technology in agribusiness to ensure a sustainable future
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BRAZIL NEWS: Apex-Brasil and Agri-Pulse will host AgriTalks, a free webinar on green technology in agribusiness to ensure a sustainable future

Agri-Pulse is pleased to announce a December 1 webinar titled, “AgriTalks Brazil/USA – Green technologies in agribusiness for a sustainable future.” This complimentary 90-minute program is part of a webinar series created by Apex-Brasil. This webinar features high-ranking U.S. and Brazilian spokespersons, such as CEOs and ministers. “Countries around the world are looking for ways…

FRONT PAGE: Minimum Wage For Workers On New Federal Contracts Will Rise To $15 Starting Jan. 30
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FRONT PAGE: Minimum Wage For Workers On New Federal Contracts Will Rise To $15 Starting Jan. 30

Labor activists hold a rally in support of a national $15 minimum wage on May 19, 2021, in Washington, D.C.Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesFederal contractors will be guaranteed an hourly minimum wage of at least $15 in all new contracts with government agencies beginning on Jan. 30, 2022, the U.S. Department…

ECONOMY: U.S. Listed As A 'backsliding' Democracy For First Time In Report By European Think Tank – The Washington Post
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ECONOMY: U.S. Listed As A 'backsliding' Democracy For First Time In Report By European Think Tank – The Washington Post

The United States for the first time was added to a list of “backsliding democracies” in a report released Monday by the Stockholm-based International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.The study, which analyzed trends from 2020 to 2021, found that more than a quarter of the world’s population now lives in democratically backsliding countries, which…

RUSSIA NEWS: Top Ukrainian official says more support needed as Russia masses troops near border
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RUSSIA NEWS: Top Ukrainian official says more support needed as Russia masses troops near border

RUSSIA NEWS: A senior Ukrainian government official is urging Canada to bolster its support for the eastern European country as it faces a renewed threat from Russian forces along its border. Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council, said on Sunday the country requires additional assistance to defend itself as Russia masses…

FRONT PAGE: Air Pollution Disproportionally Affects People Of Color, Lower-Income Residents In DC
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FRONT PAGE: Air Pollution Disproportionally Affects People Of Color, Lower-Income Residents In DC

Newswise — WASHINGTON—The rates of death and health burdens associated with air pollution are borne unequally and inequitably by people of color and those with lower household income and educational attainment in Washington, D.C., according to a new study.Air pollution is considered the leading environmental risk factor to health, and recent efforts have successfully brought…

BUSINESS: NextCure And Collaborators Provide Research And Clinical Updates On NC318 And NC410 Candidates At Society For Immunotherapy Of Cancer Annual Conference
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BUSINESS: NextCure And Collaborators Provide Research And Clinical Updates On NC318 And NC410 Candidates At Society For Immunotherapy Of Cancer Annual Conference

November 13, 2021 14:00 ET | Source: NextCure BELTSVILLE, Md., Nov. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NextCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering and developing novel, first-in-class immunomedicines to treat cancer and other immune-related diseases, today announced new data from two clinical studies and one research study presented at the Society for…

BUSINESS: Resultats Positifs De La Phase 2b Pour Le Melanome En 2e Ligne
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BUSINESS: Resultats Positifs De La Phase 2b Pour Le Melanome En 2e Ligne

November 13, 2021 15:52 ET | Source: Highlight Therapeutics Highlight Therapeutics annonce les résultats préliminaires positifs de l’étude de phase 2b sur le BO-112 + anti-PD1 chez des patients atteints de mélanome dont la maladie avait progressé avec l’anti-PD1 de manière confirmée lors de la SITC Un traitement révolutionnaire contre le cancer montre un potentiel…

Aaron Rodgers’ Possible Return, A New Trump Interview: 5 Things To Know This Weekend – USA TODAY
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Aaron Rodgers’ Possible Return, A New Trump Interview: 5 Things To Know This Weekend – USA TODAY

Packers coach hopeful of Aaron Rodgers’ return Sunday The Green Bay Packers remain optimistic they will have franchise quarterback Aaron Rodgers back on the field Sunday when they host the Seattle Seahawks. But they will not know for sure about the status of Rodgers’ return from the COVID-19 reserve list until Saturday, which marks the end…

BUSINESS: Intensity Therapeutics Reports Promising Overall Survivability Results Using INT230-6 In Monotherapy Or In Combination With Pembrolizumab Or Ipilimumab To Treat Solid Tumors At The Society For Immunotherapy Of Cancer’s 36th Annual Meeting
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BUSINESS: Intensity Therapeutics Reports Promising Overall Survivability Results Using INT230-6 In Monotherapy Or In Combination With Pembrolizumab Or Ipilimumab To Treat Solid Tumors At The Society For Immunotherapy Of Cancer’s 36th Annual Meeting

WESTPORT, Conn., Nov. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Intensity Therapeutics, Inc. (“Intensity”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of proprietary immune-based intratumoral cancer therapies designed to kill tumors and increase immune system recognition of cancers, today announced the Company made two presentations on novel lead asset, INT230-6, at the Society for Immunotherapy…

SCIENCE NEWS: Why Albuquerque’s latest experiment with policing does not involve officers
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SCIENCE NEWS: Why Albuquerque’s latest experiment with policing does not involve officers

SCIENCE NEWS: ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. It’s October in Albuquerque, New Mexico’s biggest city. This week is probably the busiest of the year. Albuquerque hosts an annual balloon festival, which sees hundreds of hot-air balloons dotted the sky. Walter Adams and Leigh White are on patrol. Their white car, stamped with “Community Safety” decals, is headed for…

SCIENCE NEWS: Is civics education a ‘right’? The theory is tested in Rhode Island.
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SCIENCE NEWS: Is civics education a ‘right’? The theory is tested in Rhode Island.

SCIENCE NEWS: Ahmed Sesay has never taken a civics class. He had to learn how to vote and pay taxes to graduate from a high school in 2019, in Providence, Rhode Island. “Civics shouldn’t be an elective,” states Mr. Sesay. He is a plaintiff in a lawsuit arguing that students have a constitutional rights to…

HEALTH: New WHO Report Maps Barriers To Insulin Availability And Suggests Actions To Promote Universal Access
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HEALTH: New WHO Report Maps Barriers To Insulin Availability And Suggests Actions To Promote Universal Access

100 years after its discovery, insulin still out of reach for many living with diabetes Washington, D.C. November 12, 2021 (PAHO) – A new report published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the lead-up to World Diabetes Day highlights the alarming state of global access to insulin and diabetes care, and finds that high…

CRIME: Alabama Man Pleads Guilty To Firearms Offenses
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CRIME: Alabama Man Pleads Guilty To Firearms Offenses

Lonnie Leroy Coffman, 71, of Falkville, Alabama, pleaded guilty today to federal and local firearms offenses stemming from the discovery of weapons in his pickup truck parked near the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. According to his plea agreement, Coffman traveled from Alabama to the District of Columbia several days prior to Jan. 6 and…

CRIME: Justice Department Requires Substantial Divestitures (And Waiver Of A Competitor) For S&P’s Merger With IHS Markit
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CRIME: Justice Department Requires Substantial Divestitures (And Waiver Of A Competitor) For S&P’s Merger With IHS Markit

The Department of Justice announced today that it will require S&P Global Inc. (S&P) to divest three of IHS Markit Ltd.’s (IHSM) price reporting agency (PRA) businesses to resolve antitrust concerns arising from their proposed $44 billion merger. PRAs provide critical price discovery for numerous commodity markets, including markets where trades are done off-exchange in…

Dave Chappelle’s Alma Mater Cancels Fundraiser With The Comedian Over Student Backlash – Yahoo News
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Dave Chappelle’s Alma Mater Cancels Fundraiser With The Comedian Over Student Backlash – Yahoo News

A high school in Washington, D.C., has postponed a planned fundraiser with Dave Chappelle after students threatened to stage a walkout because they were uncomfortable with remarks he made about transgender people in his recent Netflix special, according to a new report.In response to student uproar, Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Georgetown —…

CRYPTOCURRENCY: Is Bitcoin Killing Gold? – New York Magazine
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CRYPTOCURRENCY: Is Bitcoin Killing Gold? – New York Magazine

Gold investors Peter Schiff, Ron Paul, Chuck Woolery. Photo-Illustration: Konstantin Sergeyev/Intelligencer. Photos: Getty If anybody was going to get rich off inflation, it was supposed to be the goldbugs. For the last decade or so, these men have been warning about the dangers of rising prices to your cost of living and extolling gold’s special virtue…

FBI NEWS: EXCLUSIVE: FBI Director Told Former Agents The Bureau Will 'Stay In Its Own Lane' And Won't Be Attending School Board Meetings – The Free Press
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FBI NEWS: EXCLUSIVE: FBI Director Told Former Agents The Bureau Will 'Stay In Its Own Lane' And Won't Be Attending School Board Meetings – The Free Press

Kendall Tietz – DCNF FBI Director Christopher Wray “made it clear” during an October speech that FBI agents “would not be attending school board meetings” and the Bureau “would stay in its own lane,” a former agent who saw the speech told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Cecil Moses, a retired FBI special agent and…

DEA NEWS: Mexican National Extradited From Brazil – DEA
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DEA NEWS: Mexican National Extradited From Brazil – DEA

Washington, D.C. – A Mexican national was extradited from Brazil to the United States on Nov. 10 to face international drug trafficking charges. Jose Gonzalez-Valencia, aka Jafett Arias-Becerra, aka La Chepa, aka Camaron, and aka Santy, 46, arrived in the United States on Wednesday and made his initial court appearance yesterday in Washington, D.C. Superior…

ASIA NEWS: American Blockchain PAC Launches
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ASIA NEWS: American Blockchain PAC Launches

to Advance Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Innovation in America New PAC Plans to Raise $300M to Support Federal Candidates Supportive of Blockchain-Friendly Policies Washington, D.C., Nov 12, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – The American Blockchain Political Action Committee (PAC) has officially launched its goal to raise $300 million dollars to advance and support present and future…

JOURNALISM: The Common Lingo Of Journalism Is “On Background”. What Does It Mean?
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JOURNALISM: The Common Lingo Of Journalism Is “On Background”. What Does It Mean?

Here are two phrases that often come up in journalism — in fact, they come up so often that even non-journalists have heard of them. Off the record. And … On background. What do they mean, exactly? First, off the record. I wrote about this recently, but let’s go over it again real quick. Here’s…

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