The House is expected to approve legislation as early as Monday that would provide grant money to states to fight bullying at schools.
“It is time for us to stand together and stop bullying,” said Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), the sponsor of the bill. “Everyone deserves to feel safe and free from persecution.
“I urge my colleagues from both sides of the aisle to vote in favor of my bill in [...]
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The U.S. government is reaching out to the private sector for help in implementing a new municipal crime-prevention program across the nation — across the nation of El Salvador, that is.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) estimates just a $25 million price tag for the “El Salvador Crime and Violence Prevention Project” (Solicitation #SOL-519-12-000002); it should be noted, however, that the endeavor is only the [...]
A dangerous drug-resistant bacterium has spread to patients in Southern California, according to a study by Los Angeles County public health officials.
More than 350 cases of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, or CRKP, have been reported at healthcare facilities in Los Angeles County, mostly among elderly patients at skilled-nursing and long-term care facilities, according to a study by Dr. Dawn Terashita, an epidemiologist with the Los [...]
1) Greek, Irish Banks Force ECB to Print More Money: Euro Credit
“The European Central Bank is being forced to print money to bolster banks in bailed-out Greece and Ireland, leaving the regionâ€™s taxpayers on the hook as the final guarantors of those nationsâ€™ debts.
Greek and Irish banks have issued at least 70 billion euros ($95 billion) of bonds to create the collateral required to get cash [...]