Learning Disability Week – improving hospital care

This week is learning disability week  and the focus in on how people with learning disabilities are treated when they are in hospital. People with learning disabilities are more likely to have health problems than the general population and they die younger. Consequently, they are admitted to hospital more often than other people, allowing for […]

BLT Pasta Salad with Avocado Recipe

This easy, creamy BLT pasta salad recipe is loaded with healthy tomatoes, arugula, and avocado, plus crispy bacon that’s all topped with a super simple-to-make Ranch-style dressing made with mayo and Greek yogurt. You could say my collection of pasta salad recipes here on the blog are my children, and just like any mother of […]

Ollie announces partnership with Jet.com

Ollie (www.myollie.com), the largest canine meal service that delivers freshly cooked, human-grade food tailored to each dog, announced on June 14 its omnichannel expansion with Jet.com. The Jet.com partnership marks the first time the direct-to-consumer premium pet food brand will be offering its line of healthy recipes via a third-party retailer. “We’re excited to expand Ollie’s reach […]

Volcano in southern Japan erupts, no damage

by Associated Press by Associated Press May 14 at 5:32 AM TOKYO — A volcano in southern Japan seen in a James Bond film has erupted, shooting grey smoke and ash thousands of meters (feet) into the sky. The Meteorological Agency says the Shinmoedake volcano erupted Monday, its second major eruption since it exploded in […]

Jerusalem gears up to welcome the new U.S. Embassy

Israelis wave national flags outside the Old City’s Damascus Gate, in Jerusalem, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Israel is marking the 51st anniversary of its capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war. (Ariel Schalit/AP) JERUSALEM — The windy road leading up to the city was decorated with fluttering American and Israeli flags on […]

With Cambodian election approaching, Hun Sen is casting the United States as the bogeyman in a widening crackdown on democratic institutions.

PHNOM PENH —  The United States has been busy in Cambodia these past few months, if Hun Sen’s government is to be believed. Between trying to overthrow the government and secretly backing the now-dissolved opposition party, it has been supporting journalists who report “fake news” and spy for Washington. Oh, and the CIA has assassinated […]

Islamic State claims attack in Afghanistan that killed 10

by Associated Press by Associated Press May 14 at 2:43 AM KABUL, Afghanistan — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a government building in eastern Afghanistan that killed 10 people and wounded more than 40. In a statement circulated online Monday, the extremist group says four attackers took part in […]

Powerful storms kill at least 40 across northern India

Commuters walk past an uprooted tree from yesterday’s sudden storm in New Delhi, India, Monday, May 14, 2018. Powerful wind and rain storms have swept across northern India, with authorities saying dozens of people have been killed. Meteorological officials say winds reached up to 109 kilometers per hour (68 miles per hour) Sunday, blowing down […]

Trump’s ‘buy now, pay later’ foreign policy

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. Given all of the Trump administration’s big foreign-policy announcements in recent weeks, the official move of the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv […]