Of the largest 100 public colleges in the United States, only 46 bother to track suicides. Arizona State University, for instance, doesn’t tally suicides even though at least two students committed suicide there last year, but its administration can tell you the three decimal point GPA of every student athlete. That’s what we care about..
When Zika started spreading through Latin America earlier this year, a number of governments issued advisories recommending that women put off getting pregnant because the virus can cause severe birth defects. At the same time these countries kept in place strict laws that would prevent a woman from getting an abortion if she were already pregnant. On the other hand, they were implying that if a woman does become pregnant, Zika is not a serious enough health reason to consider an abortion..
As we reported, Israel indicted Mohammad El Halabi last week and said, among other things, “Money raised to support injured children in Gaza was diverted to the families of Hamas militants who claimed their children were wounded . Money was paid as salaries to Hamas militants who were falsely registered as World Vision employees . [and] Costs for legitimate projects such as greenhouses were inflated, with the extra money going to Hamas.”.
The pros that I have worked with for large jobs get around drying time by just having multiple jobs. The masonry workers currently working on our facade will do a section of our house in the morning, then leave to do other jobs. By the time they get around to coming back to us, the work they did before has set.
Your excellent summary of the national movement to pressure the second largest Spanish language network into discontinuing its shameless, renewed practice of advertising hard liquor on the public airwaves in Morning Report (Calendar, June 14) missed two important points. First, Univision, the nation’s largest Spanish language TV network no longer debases itself and its viewers with distilled spirits advertising in violation of a 50 year voluntary ban by both distillers and broadcasters. Univision deserves great credit and support for its public spirited policy..
Analysts say the generals appear to be worried about losing control and being subjected to oversight. Pro democracy groups marked a “moment of truth” for the Obama administration. The military rulers were acting as though democracy promotion marked the biggest threat to their rule, said Michele Dunne, a former National Security Council staffer who now heads the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East..