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Underutilized child care in the United States Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Chilean Foreign Minister Antonia Urrejola at a joint press conference – United States Department of State United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland Prosecutes Three Men on Violent Felony Charges of Domestic Abuse Secretary Antony J. Blinken in conversation with YLAI alumni – United States Department of State On the departure of Baquer Namazi from Iran – US Department of State South Dakota is part of the U.S. Department of Justice’s broad efforts to protect the elderly Alleged major Bolivian drug trafficker extradited from Argentina to United States Opinion: The United States’ War Against Russian Disinformation: Is the GEC a Worthy Target? | Global Risk Insights Gun Violence in the United States | NEJM US-Saudi relations take a hit as OPEC cuts oil production

Underutilized child care in the United States

A recent study found that access to pediatric palliative care is lacking despite the benefits it provides. Pediatric palliative care (PPC) is underutilized for children and families in US hospitals, according to a recent study. PPC is used to provide children with life-threatening illnesses with specialized care, improving their quality of life. Since its formation, PCP has been recognized as a subspecialty of medicine, but has still not been properly implemented in children’s hospitals. Presence and function of PPCs have mostly been self-reported. Given a proper overview, PPCs can be empowered to improve resources and access. To analyze the presenceRead News

Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Chilean Foreign Minister Antonia Urrejola at a joint press conference – United States Department of State

FOREIGN MINISTER URREJOLA:  (Through interpreter) Well — I’m not sure if it’s good afternoon or good morning, but thank you for being here with us today. I would like to make a statement first, and then Secretary Antony Blinken will have some comments. Then we’ll move on to questions and answers. It was truly wonderful to welcome my colleague here at the Department of State, Antony Blinken, on his first visit to Chile as United States Secretary of State. As the first activity on our agenda, we had a meeting with His Excellency the President Gabriel Boric. We discussed topicsRead News

United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland Prosecutes Three Men on Violent Felony Charges of Domestic Abuse

Greenbelt, Maryland – In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Education Month, the U.S. District Attorney for the District of Maryland highlights the recent prosecution of three defendants, in unrelated cases, for charges arising from separate incidents of domestic violence. violence, including assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping and malicious destruction of property by fire, respectively. The guilty plea and convictions were announced by Erek L. Barron, the United States Attorney for the District of Maryland; Special Agent Toni M. Crosby of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Baltimore Field Division; Acting US Park Police Chief, ChristopherRead News

Secretary Antony J. Blinken in conversation with YLAI alumni – United States Department of State

AMBASSADOR MEEHAN: Mr. Secretary, bienvenido a Confiteria Torres. I am delighted to present four truly inspiring and amazing alumni, Chilean alumni of the YLAI program, the Americas Young Leaders Initiative. I’ve had the chance to spend a few minutes with them learning from them about their projects, their communities, the impact the program has had on them, and I really can’t wait to hear about the great work they do and the ideas they have. So feel free to say a few words to get you started, and then we’ll start the conversation. SECRETARY FLASHES: Great. Thank you, Ambassador. ThanksRead News

On the departure of Baquer Namazi from Iran – US Department of State

Baquer Namazi is now in Abu Dhabi after leaving Iran for Muscat; he has been reunited with his family and will soon receive urgently needed medical treatment. A US citizen and a prominent former UN official, Baquer was wrongfully detained in 2016 and then barred from leaving Iran. He was cruelly detained while working to secure the release of his son Siamak Namazi, who has also been wrongfully detained in Iran for seven years. Baquer has asked that we convey his deepest thanks to all those who worked so tirelessly to secure his release. I add my own gratitude toRead News

South Dakota is part of the U.S. Department of Justice’s broad efforts to protect the elderly

SIOUX FALLS – The Department of Justice has announced the results of its efforts over the past year to protect older adults from fraud and exploitation. Over the past year, the Department and its law enforcement partners tackled issues ranging from mass marketing scams that affected thousands of victims to bad actors scamming their neighbors. Substantial efforts were also made over the past year to return money to victims of fraud. This week, the Department also announced that it is expanding its Transnational Elder Fraud Strike Force to amplify efforts to combat scams originating overseas. “We’re ramping up our effortsRead News

Alleged major Bolivian drug trafficker extradited from Argentina to United States

Assistant US Attorney Kyle Martin (619) 546-7726 PRESS RELEASE SUMMARY – October 5, 2022 SAN DIEGO – Victor Hugo Anez Vaca Diez, aka Chi Chi, the alleged leader of a major transnational criminal organization, was arraigned yesterday in federal court after being extradited to the United States from Argentina. On August 18, 2017, a federal grand jury in the Southern District of California returned a superseding indictment charging Anez Vaca with conspiracy to distribute cocaine with intent to import that cocaine into the United States, conspiracy to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine, and conspiracy to launder monetary funds. instruments. Anez Vaca,Read News

Opinion: The United States’ War Against Russian Disinformation: Is the GEC a Worthy Target? | Global Risk Insights

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February has brought renewed focus on America’s ability to defend itself against the Kremlin’s narratives, which seek to justify its continued aggression. The State Department’s Global Engagement Center (GEC), tasked with coordinating America’s response to the “disinformation war,” is a six-year-old department with a changing mission, an unstable staff and a limited budget. Despite significant headwinds, the new center’s modest efforts to counter propaganda through strategic partnerships with foreign governments and journalists, as well as its sponsorship of new counterpropaganda and disinformation (CPD) technologies, remain promising as the war in Ukraine is heating up andRead News

US-Saudi relations take a hit as OPEC cuts oil production

Relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia reached a new low on Wednesday, as the Saudi-led OPEC voted to cut oil production amid rising global energy prices. The decision marked a breakthrough for Russia, which coordinates oil policy with OPEC and seeks to boost the value of its exports. It also comes a month before midterm elections in the United States, where high energy prices could be a major issue. Officials of the Biden administration expressed disappointment in this action and indicated that they are willing to work with Congress on legislation that will help the government bring anRead News

Report to Congress on U.S.-Baltic Relations

The following is the Congressional Research Service report for September 29, 2022, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania: US-Baltic Background and Relations. From the report Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, often referred to as the Baltic states, are democracies and close allies of the US. America’s strong relationships with these three states are rooted in history. The United States never recognized the forced incorporation of the Baltic states by the Soviet Union in 1940, and US officials applauded the restoration of their independence in 1991. Congress backed these policies on a bipartisan basis. The United States supported the accession of the Baltic statesRead News

Immigration has recovered, but the United States still needs more foreign workers

U.S. immigration is rebounding after a sharp two-year slowdown, but the recovery is unlikely to close the pandemic-induced gap in newcomers amid continued shortages of employees in industries dependent on strangers. Nearly a year after US borders reopened, non-US workers are pouring in at a rate just lower than last seen in 2019, according to analysis by economics professor Giovanni Peri of the University of California, Davis. . But in June, there were about 1.7 million fewer working-age immigrants living in the United States than there would have been if immigration had continued at its pre-2020 rate. , did heRead News

International Arrivals to United States Increase 160% in July 2022

The U.S. International Trade Administration, led by the Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, released the total volume of non-U.S. international visitors to the United States in July 2022, comparing it to July 2021. Total US non-resident international visitors to the United States of 5,210,752 increased by 160.8% compared to July 2021 and increased to 67.6% of the total pre-COVID visitor numbers reported for July 2019. up from 64.2% last month. The volume of overseas visitors in the United States of 2,589,898 increased by 199.7% since July 2021. July 2022 marked the sixteenth consecutive month that total non-US internationalRead News

US Announces $55 Million in Emergency Aid to Help Ukraine Prepare for Winter | Press Release | United States Agency for International Development

Today in Ukraine, Administrator Samantha Power announced a $55 million investment in Ukraine’s heating infrastructure to help prepare the country for winter in the Russian Federation’s brutal war. This assistance supports the repair and maintenance of pipes and other equipment needed to provide heating to homes, hospitals, schools and businesses throughout Ukraine. The new USAID assistance will directly benefit seven million Ukrainians in 19 regions. USAID also provides power generators and alternative fuel sources to hospitals, centers for internally displaced people, and shelters for socially vulnerable citizens, helping to provide the people of Ukraine with access to warm shelter duringRead News

US-Peru Relations – US Department of State

On October 6, Secretary Blinken will continue his regional tour in Lima, Peru, where he will lead the US delegation to the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS). Secretary Blinken will address some of the regional issues of mutual interest and reaffirm the commitment of the US to the OAS and this year’s theme, “Together Against Inequality and Discrimination.” He will chair the Summit Implementation Review Group, a ministerial-level meeting, to discuss the implementation of the resolutions from the Ninth Summit of the Americas and to strengthen the important role of the OAS in promoting democracy, humanRead News

Asia Pacific loses title as the world’s largest travel region

Editor’s Note – Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on destination openings, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — Asia Pacific is home to some of the world’s most beloved destinations, from the natural beauty of Bali to the urban boom of Singapore. These dreamy resorts – along with the region’s business power – secured the title of Asia Pacific as the world’s largest travel region for much of the past decade. But with destinations such as China and JapanRead News

The community steps up to help the owners of Disco Sports after a house fire

TUCKAHOE, Virginia (WWBT) – Neighbors flock to Henrico County Disco Sports owners after they lost their home in a fire on September 16. GoFundMe now exists to help the couple get back on their feet. Fire damage is overwhelming, and everything that matters to it in the home is completely burned and destroyed. The fire started in an upstairs bedroom and spread to the entire floor, but the smoke and water damage extends throughout the house. “When someone hears a siren passing by a fire engine, bless them,” said Gail Held through tears. Gail and Lew Held woke up withRead News

After $440 million, both measures of sports betting are underwater

They say money can’t buy happiness – and that was likely true on Tuesday for supporters of two dueling initiatives in California’s Nov. 8 ballot to legalize sports betting. After all the money raised by the four campaigns on both sides of Propositions 26 and 27 — nearly $441 million so far, nearly double the previous record of $226 million set in 2020 — the two measures are significantly submarines with voters, according to a new poll from the Institute for Government Studies at UC Berkeley co-sponsored by the Los Angeles Times. Campaigns don’t have much time to change Californians’Read News

Academy Sports + Outdoors announces continued commitment to Historically Black Colleges

The sporting goods retailer renews its partnerships with SWAC, CIAA and SIAC and introduces a new partnership with women-led, minority-owned PMM Agency for HBCU activations , /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports + Outdoors (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO) today announced the renewal of its partnerships with the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC). As part of this renewal, the Academy will continue its commitment to support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout their presence. This is the third consecutive year for the Academy as the official sporting goods and outdoor retailerRead News

What assets did FAU send to the EA Sports College Football Video Game?

It’s been a while since EA Sports released a college football video game. The NCAA Football 14 video game, which donned Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson on its cover, was the final issue and released on July 9, 2013. For home watchers, it’s 3,375 days since an officially licensed college football video game was released. released. That wait, however, is coming to an end. According to Matt Brown of the Extra Points Newsletter, EA Sports is targeting a July 2023 release date for the video game – leaving plenty of time for video game fans to plan their next Road toRead News

Vermont high school sports scores for Wednesday, October 5

To report scores Coaches or team representatives are asked to report results as soon as possible after games by emailing Please submit with a contact name/number. ►Contact Alex Abrami at Follow him on Twitter @aabrami5. ►Contact Jacob Rousseau at Follow @ByJacobRousseau on Twitter. PREVIOUS COVERAGE WEDNESDAY’S COLLEGE GAMES Women’s soccer V: Karen Wallace 1G. Erin Murphy 2 saves. Kylee Carafoli 5 saves. Note: Host Vermont (4-6-2) snapped a five-game winless streak on Wallace’s goal at the 53:28 mark. WEDNESDAY’S H.S. GAMES Boys soccer South of Burlington 2, St. Johnsbury 1 SB: Evan Richardson 1G. Jackson Adams 1G.Read News

Beyond sports: El Paso punter aims for the U of I and beyond

Posted on October 5, 2022 at 3:54 pm CDT Declan Duley of El Paso is thankful his parents will be able to see him play football at the University of Illinois next year. It’s a bigger deal than you think. The mother of an El Paso-Gridley High School senior lost her sight last year. In this edition of Beyond Sports, Duley describes the challenges his mother faced as he switched schools and became the top-ranked player in Illinois. Duley said his mother, Becky, suffered a detached retina in her right eye last October while on a flight for Declan’s brotherRead News

What happens when schools can’t find refs for sports?

Posted October 5, 2022 at 8:41 pm Abuse plays a role in the shortage of refs On Wednesday night, the Minnesota State High School League hosted an online forum to recruit new referees and referees for high school sporting events amid a nationwide shortage. Spokesman Tim Leighton admits the organization has lost some of its employees, in part, due to increased abuse of them by fans. “I would say that in the last two or three years there has been an increase in reports [of abuse] to the league,” Leighton said. “These unsportsmanlike behaviors, this is perhaps one of theRead News

Local Games: Carlson, Jefferson’s Calvin advances to state golf finals

YPSILANTI − Callie Calvin can hear whispers. The Jefferson senior knew he had a good day on the golf course, but he wasn’t sure exactly where he stood in the standings. Word is finally starting to come down that Calvin is in the running to qualify for state during Wednesday’s Division 2 Regional at Pine View Golf Course. “Someone told him and he asked me, ‘Do you think there’s a chance?’” Jefferson coach Ann Maitland said. “I just told her to keep playing her best. I don’t want to give her a yes or no. I told her to justRead News

Page to be inducted into the Chicago Sports Hall of Fame

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech assistant track and field coach Nat Page has been nominated for the 2022 class of inductees into the Chicago Sports Hall of Fame and will be inducted Wednesday, Oct. 5 at the 25th annual Chicagoland ceremony. The Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame honors sports legends whose careers have thrilled, entertained and enriched our lives with unforgettable moments of greatness. As a member of the Class of 2022, Page joins several other professional and Olympic legends. Page joined the Tech staff in 1996 and is responsible for coaching the jumping events and the men’s and women’sRead News

Interning with the Chiefs offers a glimpse of a future in sports

Story by Becky Trader ’23, an English and communication studies major from Seaford, Delaware. This summer, I was an intern at the Kansas City Chefs Training Camp. My experience was greater than I could ever have imagined thanks to my amazing team of other interns. From the early morning to our only day where we were drenched in rain, they helped me keep my spirits up and make camp an amazing experience for the fans. From my sophomore year, I knew I wanted to work in the sport. At Furman, I work on the women’s basketball team as a studentRead News

Web3 Gaming Industry May Come Out of Crypto Crunch Stronger Than Ever

Today’s guest columnist is Miheer Walavalkar, Co-Founder and CEO of LiveLike. As global industries gather to survive the “crypto winter,” what do we need to do to prepare for a vibrant crypto spring that leverages everything we’ve learned since non-fungible tokens and Web3 first heated up? PGA Tour announces NFT partnership, with revenue going to players Stadium Live Closes on $10 Million for Sports-Based Virtual Playground Derek Jeter Launches Blockchain-Based Card Grading, Trading Platform NFTs were initially heralded for their ability to provide digital scarcity, but can we use them for more than that? Given the recent dismal news cycleRead News

Athletics: ROCORI Volleyball Rolls, Sartell Girls Soccer Prepares for Conference Championship Match

(KNSI) – Athletic directors and coaches are encouraged to send results and summaries to ROCORI 3, Sauk Rapids-Rice 0 (25-16, 25-12, 25-14): The Spartans got a conference win behind 15 kills from Kate Holthaus. She also had three aces and two blocks. Ava Hirschfeld led the team with 31 assists. Ava Stalboerger chipped in seven kills. Lexi Helmin paced the Storm with eight kills and 11 blocks. Cathedral 3, Foley 0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-15): Kayla Sexton pounded home 11 kills as the Crusaders toppled the Falcons. Ellie Voth added six of her own. Olivia Prom secured 10 assists andRead News

MVC Announces Basketball Package on CBS Sports

For the eighth consecutive year, CBS Sports Network will televise a package of Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball games, including the State Farm MVC Tournament semifinals and eight regular-season events, MVC Commissioner Jeff Jackson announced today. ? The CBS Television Network, which has aired every title game of the MVC tournament since 2006, will broadcast the 2023 title fight on March 5, with the game also available to stream live on Paramount+. In 2018, CBS Sports and MVC agreed to a multi-year extension through 2023-24 to televise MVC men’s basketball games on the CBS Television Network and CBS Sports Network.Read News

FuboTV – FuboTV, Altitude Sports Announce Carriage Agreement, Latest Streaming Agreement For Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche Coverage

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– FuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO), the leading sports premier live television streaming platform, and Altitude Sports, the regional sports network (RSN) home of the Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche (NHL) and Denver Nuggets (NBA), announced today. a multi-year drive agreement that will expand television coverage of both teams. This press release presents a multimedia. View the full release here: Altitude Sports will be available to FuboTV subscribers in 10 Rocky Mountain states just before the 2022-2023 NHL and NBA seasons. Fubo will broadcast Altitude Sports’ coverage of the Denver Nuggets (74 regular season games), the Colorado AvalancheRead News