Vitamin D: Add ‘sunshine vitamin’ to flour, study says

Vitamin D: Add ‘sunshine vitamin’ to flour, study says

BBC News Putting vitamin D into the flour we buy could help stop tiredness, muscle aches and even heart failure, according to a study. The UK weather means not all of us get enough of the “sunshine vitamin” between October and April. Vitamin D’s important for growing and strengthening our bones. Researchers say adding it […]

Being black in Nazi Germany

Being black in Nazi Germany

By Damian Zane, BBC News Film director Amma Asante came across an old photograph taken in Nazi Germany of a black schoolgirl by chance. Standing among her white classmates, who stare straight into the camera, she enigmatically glances to the side. Curiosity about the photograph – who the girl was and what she was doing […]

Eduard Pernkopf: The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons

The book was a 20-year project of a prominent Nazi and doctor, Eduard Pernkopf, who rose through the academic ranks in Austria thanks to his support for Adolf Hitler's party.

Eduard Pernkopf: The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons

By Keiligh Baker, BBC News When nerve surgeon Dr Susan Mackinnon needed help to finish an operation, she reached, as she often does, for a mid-20th Century book of anatomy. Thanks to the complex hand-drawn illustrations – showing the human body peeled back layer by layer – Dr Mackinnon, from Washington University in St Louis, […]

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR: GANG MEMBERS WANTED THIS POSITIVE CHANGE IN THE COUNTRY

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR: GANG MEMBERS WANTED THIS POSITIVE CHANGE IN THE COUNTRY

Photo: National Security Advisor in St. Kitts and Nevis, (Ret.) Major General Stewart Saunders BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, August 20, 2019 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to experience an unprecedented period of peace and calm under the current Peace Initiative—something that was yearned […]

Caribbean States Prepare to Battle Illegal Fishing

Caribbean States Prepare to Battle Illegal Fishing

BELIZE CITY, Belize – Eighteen border control officers from seven Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) are currently undergoing a four-week training course in Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction, organized by the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) in collaboration with the CRFM Secretariat, the Government of Barbados, and the British Royal Navy’s Fisheries Protection […]

Hundreds of child sex abuse claims filed early on Day One of Child Victims Act

By Steve Orr, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Hundreds of child sex abuse claims filed early on Day One of Child Victims Act

Child Victims Act signed into law by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Thousands of New Yorkers who were molested or sexually abused as children have been waiting for years — in many cases, for decades — for their day in court. That day has arrived — and it began with a stunning barrage of lawsuits. […]

Exclusive: Visa denials to poor Mexicans skyrocket under Trump’s State Department

The State Department statistics offer a window into how the Homeland Security Department's forthcoming public charge regulation could reshape the legal immigration system. Under the regulation, which is expected to be finalized in the coming days, DHS will adopt a more aggressive public charge analysis to evaluate applications for green cards and visa renewals.

Exclusive: Visa denials to poor Mexicans skyrocket under Trump’s State Department

By Ted Hesson (politico.com) The number of Mexicans refused immigrant visas to the U.S. because they might become dependent on government benefits skyrocketed under President Donald Trump, according to State Department data obtained by POLITICO. Between Oct. 1 and July 29, the State Department denied 5,343 immigrant visa applications for Mexican nationals on the grounds […]

Rushing Immigration Court Cases Through ‘Rocket Dockets’ Deprives Families of Due Process

Rocket dockets are unnecessary to ensure that people attend their immigration hearings. Immigrant families are generally eager to attend their hearings. These hearings are the only way for them to obtain permanent protections in the United States.

Rushing Immigration Court Cases Through ‘Rocket Dockets’ Deprives Families of Due Process

By Katy Murdza (immigrationimpact.com) In an attempt to rush through immigrant families’ court cases, the government began implementing “rocket dockets” in September 2018 for parents and children who had recently entered the United States together without authorization. The program is intended to discourage Central American families from coming to the United States by quickly deporting […]

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