“When it comes to the kind of U.S.-China trade war, the tech war which is unfolding, the possibility of a finance war, it’s something which is going to be longer lasting, it’s going to be more damaging, and it’s definitely going to bring huge uncertainty,” he said. … [Read more...] about U.S.-China tech war bigger risk than coronavirus, EU chamber chief says
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Snohomish High School — 1316 Fifth St.Breakfast - 8:30 to 9 a.m.Lunch - 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Snohomish Boys and Girls Club — 402 Second St.Mobile Kids Café breakfast - 8:30-9 a.m.Lunch - 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.Three Rivers Mobile Home Park — 13201 Elliott Rd.Mobile Kids Café lunch - 11:15 to 11:30 a.m.Circle H Mobile Home Park — 6413 123rd Ave. S.E.Mobile Kids Café lunch - 12 to 12:15 p.m.Snohomish Aquatic Center - 516 Maple Ave.Mobile Kids Café lunch - 12:30 to 12:45 p.m.The free summer meal program will not be available for the July 4 holiday. … [Read more...] about Snohomish Schools Offers Free Summer Meal Program, Book Café
There is still fear. “Maybe I’m an old-fashioned fool, but I think that most people will welcome a vaccine, if the rollout is done right,” said David Oshinsky, a professor of history at New York University and author of Polio: An American Story, a Pulitzer Prize-winning history. “Most people are desperately afraid of COVID. A minority thumb their noses, many of them for political reasons. How will this change when there’s a vaccine that [hopefully] changes the health risk equation to some degree?” … [Read more...] about The Fate of a COVID-19 Vaccine Comes Down to the Sell
Trailhead learners — Salesforce calls them “Trailblazers” — are able to gain skills for tech industry positions and work toward badges and certifications by completing modules like Security Basics and Account Data Strategies. The program, created in 2014, teaches more than just Salesforce skills; through partnerships, it teaches how to create a Google Cloud project or upload code to GitHub. … [Read more...] about Salesforce’s answer for jobs: an online training site with 1 million users
Trump withdrew from the accord in 2018 claiming he would negotiate a better deal, a promise he has so far been unable to deliver. Iran had been ending compliance piecemeal since, though it said it would no longer comply with any part of the agreement after the U.S. assassinated senior commander Major General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq in January. … [Read more...] about Iran Celebrates U.S. ‘Defeat’ in U.N. Arms Embargo Push
“We looked at it, we weighed it, we looked at the time, we looked at the kids’ school obligations … and we just said, ‘We’re gonna bite the bullet. We’ll wear our masks, we’ll bring little swabs to clean things if we need to … And we’ll wait it out for 14 days hoping nothing happens.” … [Read more...] about Is It Safer To Fly Or Drive During The Coronavirus Pandemic?
Most years, summer at Vernon Area Public Library in Lincolnshire means the bustle of volunteers in grades 7–12 who assist with the all-ages summer reading program. But this year, with the library building closed for public safety and patrons participating in the "Summer Camp" reading program at home, no in-person volunteers could be used. So librarian and teen volunteer coordinator Diane Presta devised an alternative for community-minded teens: an online program to do good and earn service hours, too. … [Read more...] about Vernon Area Library connects local teens to volunteer projects
Dr. Jafari expressed concern for the populations that are “most vulnerable” to both COVID and polio, including refugees and displaced people from places like Somalia, Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen, where the UN is trying to maintain polio observation. He also said that UN staff are “running toward danger” as they do their jobs. “There is a human component to what we are discussing,” he said. “We need to recognize the morale issues.” … [Read more...] about Trump Defunding WHO Could Cost Us the Chance to Eradicate Polio Forever
While top party officials such as Central Committee First Vice Department Director Kim Yo Jong—who is Kim Jong Un's sister—have increasingly hit out at Seoul over its perceived failure to stop North Korean defectors from spreading pamphlets condemning the ruling Kim family, Wednesday's meeting "took stock of the prevailing situation and suspended the military action plans against the south brought for the fifth meeting of the Seventh Central Military Commission by the General Staff of the Korean People's Army." … [Read more...] about North Korea Suspends ‘Military Action Plans’ Against South Korea Amid Spat
Pyongyang habitually ratchets up tensions when it feels ignored or disrespected, or is in pressing need of aid from the South. "In many respects, the Kim regime is doing what it always does: dial up so-called pressure in a way to get the spotlight back then dial it back when the desired effect has been achieved, something they have been doing on and off for decades," Kazianis explained. … [Read more...] about On Korean War 70th Anniversary, What Does the North’s Kim Jong Un Want?