Filipinos will be ‘guinea pigs’ in nuclear pact with US – solon

ABS-CBN News Posted at Nov 24 2022 02:48 PM MANILA — House Deputy Minority Leader France Castro is against negotiations for a civilian nuclear pact between the United States and the Philippines, saying it poses threat to the health and safety of Filipinos. According to the ACT Teachers party-list representative, the Filipinos will become “guinea … Read more

The newest grizzly bear at Woodland Park Zoo officially has a name

The newest grizzly bear cub at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo officially has a name. The zoo said the female cub was named Fern by Maryanne Tagney and David Jones, who are longtime supporters of Woodland Park Zoo’s conservation efforts. “We were honored to be asked to name little Fern, the zoo’s adorable new rescued grizzly … Read more

Mass Incarceration Is the Elephant in the Room When It Comes to Addiction, Expert Says

About 65% of the US prison population has an active substance use disorder, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. That’s because the United States’ response to addiction and substance use disorders is a criminal justice response and not a public health response — but it shouldn’t be that way, one expert said. “The … Read more

Symbol of Ueno | Borneo Bulletin Online

Tomoki Masuda THE WASHINGTON POST – Friday marked 50 years since giant pandas first arrived in Japan from China. Fifteen pandas have been raised at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo’s Taito Ward since then, including twin cubs – male Xiao Xiao and female Lei Lei born in June last year. Those who have been closely watching … Read more

2023 NFL Draft: Notre Dame’s Michael Mayer is the full package and can join the NFL’s elite tight ends | NFLNews

Notre Dame tight end Michael Mayer is projected as a top first-round pick at the 2023 NFL Draft Michael Mayer has got it all, in spades. And the Notre Dame polar bear is primed to bring it as one of the 2023 NFL Draft’s certified sure-things and next glossy addition to the league’s tight end … Read more

Two Additional Livestock Depredations Caused by Wolves Reported in Northeast Washington | Local

STEVENS COUNTY – Since September 30, the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed two livestock depredations attributed to wolves in the Leadpoint and Smackout Pack Territories located in Stevens County. Leadpoint Pack On September 30, WDFW staff were called to investigate injuries to a cow and calf on a private pasture in Stevens … Read more

Lenke the leader for the up-and-coming Burbank Coyotes football team

Quarterback Michael Lenke, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound senior, has helped lead the Columbia-Burbank Coyotes to a 4-1 start. Jeff Morrow Special to the Herald Burbank, WA There has been a lot of success in recent years both on the fields and courts for Columbia-Burbank boys varsity sports. First it’s because Burbank has a strong, talented group … Read more

Waco reptile store finds growing following

Shaun Jones sells reptiles in Waco, having moved here from Washington, DC No jokes, please, about politicians and sellers of snake oil. Jones owns a growingly popular place at 2009 Franklin Ave. called Yox2 Reptiles Store. Would-be customers should avoid blinking while driving there. The sign on the door is smallish, and Jones shares a … Read more

UPTICK IN BIRD FLU CASES LIKELY THIS FALL | Local

Washington – With the fall migration underway across the nation, Washington state is preparing for an uptick in highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) cases. Veterinarians predict newly infected wild birds will join the already infected, resident wild waterfowl populations: increasing the risk of transmission to backyard flocks. With 34 flocks infected this year, state officials … Read more