Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee, a Korean-born martial artist who settled in Washington and helped popularize taekwondo in the United States, preaching a philosophy of “truth, beauty and love” while teaching members of Congress how to kick and punch, died April 30 at an assisted-living community in Arlington, Va. He was 86. The cause was complications of shingles, said his son Chun Rhee. When Mr. Rhee was diagnosed with the disease, about six years ago, it brought an abrupt end to a training regimen that included 10 sets of 100 push-ups each day. At 60, he had performed one of those sets in less than a minute during a House committee hearing on aging. For his 80th birthday, he performed a set in 50 seconds before a crowd of onlookers in the Cannon House Office Building. Few martial artists were as accomplished as Mr. Rhee, a onetime aircraft mechanic in the South Korean military who exchanged fighting tips with fellow martial artist Bruce Lee and boxer Muhammad Ali, and taught … [Read more...] about Jhoon Rhee, who helped popularize taekwondo in the United States, dies at 86
Lead Plaintiff Deadline is June 25, 2018 NEW YORK, May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that an investor class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York against Aceto Corporation (NASDAQ:ACET) ("Aceto") on behalf of purchasers of Aceto common stock between August 25, 2017 and April 18, 2018, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Investors who have incurred losses in shares of Aceto Corporation are urged to contact the firm immediately at [email protected] or (800) 575-0735 or (212) 545-4774. You may obtain additional information concerning the action on our website, www.whafh.com. If you have incurred losses in the shares of Aceto Corporation and would like to assist with the litigation process as a lead plaintiff, you may, no later than June 25, 2018, request that the Court … [Read more...] about ACETO CORPORATION INVESTOR ALERT: Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York against Aceto Corporation
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest What does it mean to seek asylum in the United States? Migrants traveling through Central America arrived at the California-Mexico border Sunday to seek asylum in the United States. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Hannah Wiley, USA TODAY Published 1:34 p.m. ET May 1, 2018 | Updated 1:46 p.m. ET May 1, 2018 CLOSE A group of about 200 Central American migrants arrived at the U.S. border after a 2,500-mile journey. Now, they face threats of being detained and separated from their families. USA TODAY CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE A caravan of migrants traveling through … [Read more...] about What does it mean to seek asylum in the United States?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of Americans sickened each year by bites from infected mosquitoes, ticks or fleas tripled from 2004 through 2016, with infection rates spiking sharply in 2016 as a result of a Zika outbreak, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO - A sign is displayed as San Diego County officials hand spray a two block area to help prevent the mosquito-borne transmission of the Zika virus in San Diego, California, U.S. August 19, 2016. REUTERS/Earnie Grafton The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that some 96,075 diseases caused by bites by mosquitoes, ticks and fleas were reported in 2016, up from 27,388 in 2004, in an analysis of data from the CDC’s National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. Infections in 2016 went up 73 percent from 2015, reflecting the emergence of Zika, which is transmitted by mosquitoes and can cause severe birth defects. Zika was the most common disease borne by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas … [Read more...] about Tick, mosquito-borne infections surge in United States: CDC
Linda F. Williams, MSWOpportunity for former inmates to lend their own voices to important research conducted by doctoral candidate, Linda F. Williams, MSW at Capella University. I can think of no better person to define that ‘box’ than those who have successfully navigated the choppy waters of reintegration.”— Linda F. Williams, MSWGRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, UNITED STATES, May 1, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Capella University Doctoral Candidate, Linda F. Williams, is conducting research on recidivism. The Emergent Voices Research Study is being conducted through Capella University. Williams says that, “Many of our former United States prisoners go on to give back to their communities. This is another meaningful opportunity to use their own voices in fighting recidivism across the nation." Williams is studying the question of why some individuals prevail in reintegration while others do not. Williams describes the study as asking, “What is the box and … [Read more...] about An Opportunity to Give Back: Former United State Prisoners