Department Press Briefing – September 12, 2023

[ad_1] 1:20 p.m. EDT MR MILLER: Good afternoon, everyone. Nice to see a smile. I don’t have anything. Matt, you want to start us off? QUESTION: All right, sure. Can you explain exactly what the waivers the Secretary signed on Friday — MR MILLER: Sure. So the waivers that the Secretary signed on Friday that … Read more

‘Olive branches, victory signs’: How Oslo Accords failed the Palestinians | Yasser Arafat News

[ad_1] On September 13, 1993, Saadeh Ersheid recalled being among dozens of people strolling the streets of Jenin in the occupied West Bank. Many cheered and flashed victory signs while others were left perplexed at the news coming out of the United States. Palestinian leaders had just officially recognised Israel’s existence as a legitimate state, … Read more

Biden’s new deal with Iran draws fierce blowback

[ad_1] A Biden administration agreement with Iran to unfreeze $6 billion of funds to Tehran in exchange for the release of five American prisoners has roiled lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.  Republicans in Congress and even a few Democrats fear that such a deal encourages hostile nations to take more Americans traveling abroad as hostages in … Read more

Putin talks military cooperation with Kim as North Korean leader endorses Russia’s war on Ukraine

[ad_1] CNN  —  Vladimir Putin has said Russia is considering and discussing some military cooperation with North Korea, following a summit at which that country’s leader Kim Jong Un appeared to endorse Moscow’s war on Ukraine. The leaders met at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia’s far east, as both countries face international isolation over Moscow’s … Read more

Syphilis rages through Texas as treatment grows scarce

[ad_1] Sign up for The Brief, The Texas Tribune’s daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. About twice a week, a pregnant patient turns up in Dr. Irene Stafford’s obstetrics office in Houston with syphilis, a sexually transmittable disease that affects more newborns in Texas than anywhere else … Read more

Novel insights into how muscles change during endurance training

[ad_1] This article has been reviewed according to Science X’s editorial process and policies. Editors have highlighted the following attributes while ensuring the content’s credibility: fact-checked peer-reviewed publication trusted source proofread Ok! Muscles adapt to endurance training thus becoming more efficient and resilient. Credit: Pixabay × close Muscles adapt to endurance training thus becoming more efficient … Read more

The cancer prevention diet: 6 smart tips from a nutritionist on what to eat and why — and what to avoid

[ad_1] Cancer has many risk factors. Some — like gender, age and family history — can’t be controlled. But others, like diet, can be managed.  Proper nutrition has been shown to reduce cancer risk, noted Dr. Brian Slomovitz, director of gynecologic oncology and co-chair of the Cancer Research Committee at Mount Sinai Medical Center in … Read more