As nursing homes take a heavy toll early, companies try to erect barriers to coronavirus

As officials at the nation’s nursing homes began to realize their facilities and elderly populations were deeply vulnerable targets for the spread of novel coronavirus, the medical director at one of the largest chains realized he needed a new playbook to take on an outbreak this dangerous. “We were determined to do our best to […]

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions in New York on Wednesday. That sentence includes 20 years for criminal sexual assault in the first degree, which stems from an accusation from former “Project Runway” production assistant Mimi Haley, and three years for rape in the third degree, which stems from an […]

US Approves $2.7 Billion Potential Sale of 12 F-35B Jets to Singapore

The US State Department green-lighted the sale of 12 F-35B fighter jets to Singapore in a deal worth more than $2.7 billion, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency said in a statement, Trend reports citing Sputnik. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore of up to twelve F-35B […]

US and #Kazakhstan sign #OpenSkies agreement

US Ambassador to Kazakhstan William H. Moser signed the Agreement on behalf of the United States and Kazakhstani Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development Beibut Atamkulov signed on behalf of Kazakhstan’s government. The Agreement establishes a modern civil aviation relationship with Kazakhstan, consistent with US Open Skies international aviation policy, the US embassy said, adding that it includes unrestricted […]

Austin mom strangled to death, baby found alive; friend arrested on kidnapping charge: Official

The suspect was charged with kidnapping and tampering with a corpse. December 20, 2019, 10:58 PM 5 min read Heidi Broussard, the Austin, Texas, mom missing since Dec. 12 with her infant daughter Margot, was discovered in a home near Houston strangled to death, according to autopsy results released by police. An infant girl was […]

Harvey Weinstein posts $2M bond under New York state’s new bail reform statute

Weinstein is expected to go to trial on Jan. 6 for rape and sex assault charges. December 11, 2019, 6:03 PM 4 min read A New York judge raised Harvey Weinstein’s bail package on Wednesday from $1 million to $5 million following claims that he violated his ankle bracelet monitoring requirements dozens of times. Defense […]