“We searched the river banks first by foot,” said Chief Sombo. “Then we searched them by swift water rescue crews. And then we went to sonar and from the sonar, we went to the divers. And we had assistance from the Pennsylvania State Police.” … [Read more...] about Jefferson Hills Police Looking For Missing 15-Year-Old Jeno Moretti
In a startlingly intimate account of her experience, the duchess described how tragedy struck on a “morning that began as ordinarily as any other day: Make breakfast. Feed the dogs. Take vitamins. Find that missing sock. Pick up the rogue crayon that rolled under the table. Throw my hair in a ponytail before getting my son from his crib. … [Read more...] about Duchess of Sussex reveals she had miscarriage in the summer
The U.S. is now recording 40,000 new cases per day, surpassing previous records set in April when New York was the epicenter of the outbreak. There are now more than 2.6 million confirmed cases in the U.S., including 126,000 deaths. States started recording increases after Memorial Day when many states lifted restrictions on businesses and activities that had been in place to slow the spread of the virus. … [Read more...] about Fauci predicts 100,000 new COVID-19 cases per day if US can’t control outbreaks
Their argument turned on the statutory definition of “practical application”: “[to practice the invention] under such conditions as to establish that the invention is being utilized and that its benefits are . . . available to the public on reasonable terms.” (emphasis added). Understandably, this may sound like retail prices of a product covered by the patent must be “reasonable.” But tech transfer practitioners knew this meant the license terms a federally funded patent owner offered to manufacturers to bring the product to market. The contractor should not demand such onerous terms that its licensing offer is a sham. … [Read more...] about No, the government cannot seize, break or ‘bypass’ pharmaceutical patents — even for COVID-19
The study also discovered there is a negative correlation between the financial power of teachers unions and student performance. It found that in states where teachers unions have low dues and are relatively weak, only 6% allow teacher strikes, and 47% require teachers to be evaluated based on student performance. Where the teachers unions are most powerful, half allow teachers to strike, and only 12.5% require student-performance based teacher evaluations. … [Read more...] about Why Do Teachers Unions Hate Our Kids?