Posts Tagged ‘saving’

Willie Nelson, Who Credits Cannabis With Saving His Life, Has Quit Smoking Weed

(TMU) — Country music icon and cannabis champion Willie Nelson has taken his very last toke. The 86-year-old legendary musician cited ongoing breathing problems from smoking so much over the years in an interview with San Antonio television station KSAT. Nelson claims that while he is otherwise in good health and performs his songs live […]

A Mushroom is Saving Millions of Bees From a Deadly Virus

(TT) — According to a recent study published in Nature Scientific Reports, a specific type of mushroom extract can help honey bees fight off a devastating virus that is suspected of contributing to massive bee die-offs in recent years. The study was conducted by researchers at Washington State University, with help from the USDA and a […]

Posthumous honor given to Florence chief rabbi for saving Italian Jews in WWII

A posthumous award was granted Tuesday in Jerusalem to the former chief rabbi of Florence who was a leader of the Italian city’s Jewish-Christian underground rescue network during the Holocaust. The Committee to Recognize the Heroism of Jews who Rescued Fellow Jews during the Holocaust and the Bnai Brith World Center granted the award to […]

Copper Hospital Beds Kill 95% of Bacteria, Preventing Infections and Saving Lives: Study

(TMU) — Infections at hospitals claim nearly 100,000 people in the U.S. per year while sickening about 2 million. However, a new study has found that hospital beds in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) made from copper harbor an average of 95 percent less bacteria than traditional hospital beds—drastically lowering the risk to which patients are […]

Saving the planet or ‘greenwashing’? Behind the scenes of movie industry trying to go eco-friendly

Civilization has suddenly collapsed. Panic and riots sweep the globe as energy, food and other resources suddenly become unavailable. This apocalyptic vision is the plot of ‘Collapse’ (L’Effondrement), a TV series premiering Monday. Its producers, France’s Canal+, say they want to avoid such a scenario from becoming reality – so they hired an environmental consultant […]

Man seriously hurt saving wife, 3 kids from East Jerusalem fire; arson suspected

A man in his 30s was seriously injured in the early hours on Monday as he rescued his wife and three children from a burning building in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat. According to the Walla news site, the initial investigation suggested that the fire was set deliberately in a warehouse which had been […]

Stopping Brexit Is About Saving The European Union

Authored by Tom Luongo via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Brexit and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered yet another setback after the Supreme Court ruled his proroguing of Parliament illegal. I’m no British legal scholar, and I certainly don’t want to be, but from what I understand the arguments used seem incredibly dangerous. In effect, […]

Iran nuclear deal parties committed to saving deal, says EU, but talks of ‘increasing’ difficulties

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, have expressed their commitment to preserving the agreement, stressing, however, that there are increasing difficulties ahead. “It is in the interests of all to remain committed to the […]

Saving The Planet Means Overthrowing The Ruling Elites

Saving The Planet Means Overthrowing The Ruling Elites Above Photo: Mr. Fish / Truthdig Friday’s climate strike by students across the globe will have no more impact than the mass mobilizations by women following the election of Donald Trump or the hundreds of thousands of protesters who took to the streets to denounce the Iraq War. This […]

Europe not ready yet to ‘invest in saving JCPOA’: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Europeans do not seem ready yet to put investment into saving the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran, despite their claim to be willing to retain it. “The Europeans claim they were willing to maintain the JCPOA, but we have not seen Europe yet to be ready for an investment,” […]

Europe’s time for saving JCPOA limited: Rouhani

MNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned on Monday over the collapse the 2015 nuclear deal (JCPOA), urging the European countries to fulfill their responsibilities in the “remaining time” to preserve the deal. Speaking on Monday in a meeting with the new French Ambassador to Tehran Philippe Thiébaud, Rouhani referred to Iran’s patience and restraint […]

Saving Ecosystems To Protect The Climate, And Vice Versa: A Global Deal For Nature

Saving Ecosystems To Protect The Climate, And Vice Versa: A Global Deal For Nature Above Photo: The Arctic tundra is among several key ecosystems that store large amounts of carbon, keeping it out of the atmosphere, but that are under increasing pressure as global temperatures rise. Credit: Dave Walsh/VW Pics/UIG via Getty Images For years, […]

Saving Venezuela

Darko Lazar The Russians and the Americans chose a luxury hotel room in Rome for their discrete diplomatic exchange on Venezuela’s political crisis. The March 19 meeting between US Special Envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov came on the heels of a series of events that set off alarm bells […]

This doctor is literally saving lives with a plant-based diet.

This doctor is literally saving lives with a plant-based diet. Related Posts Willie Nelson, Who Credits Cannabis With Saving His Life, Has Quit Smoking Weed (TMU) — Country music icon and cannabis champion Willie Nelson has taken his very last A Mushroom is Saving Millions of Bees From a Deadly Virus (TT) — According to […]

US sanctions hit Iranian cancer patients struggling to get life-saving meds

Ali Shokri, a Tehran resident battling cancer, had his second round of chemotherapy after the US sanctions kicked in. The cost of each session jumped from 10 million Rial ($240) to 20 million ($475), Ali told Ruptly video agency on Monday, adding that the price hike isn’t the only problem cancer patients now face. Trump […]

Saving the Holy Land – a “dead end in the tragedy of the Palestinians”…

…  and now “a land in which human beings kill each other” By Stuart Littlewood Many readers will know of Kairos from their Palestine Document of 2009. This was a bold statement by a group of Christian Palestinians which told the truth about the tragic situation in their country under Israeli occupation… “a cry of […]

Good Samaritan Facing Possible Charges for Saving Animals During Hurricane Without a Permit

September 23, 2018 By Jack Burns Wayne County, NC — Tammie Hedges, an animal rights activist, attempted to be proactive and protect animals as Hurricane Florence enveloped the NC coast and her home town. She and her group of friends began rescuing animals they found in danger of dying by the rising flood waters. Each […]

Golbarg Bashi follows up ‘P is for Palestine’ with children’s book on saving the olive tree

When the children’s alphabet book “P is for Palestine” was published last year, Iranian-born author Dr. Golbarg Bashi expected some backlash, though certainly not the deluge of hate that she had to fend off. Indeed, the lack of any positive portrayal of Palestinian life in children’s books is what motivated Bashi to write. She shines a loving […]

Is Merkel saving face? Controversial Germany-Spain deal on migrants comes into force

Germany reached a deal on Wednesday for Spain to take back previously registered migrants who show up at the German border. The move is seen as the first step towards implementing a deal which Merkel earlier reached within the ruling coalition to defuse the political dispute in Germany over migration. Under the Wednesday agreement, migrants […]

Indonesia calls for saving JCPOA

IRNA – Indonesian vice president on Wednesday called for saving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) which was struck between Iran and the six world powers in 2015. Jusuf Kalla made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Iranian Vice President for Women Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar. He declared Jakarta’s support for saving the JCPOA […]

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