By Sam Cabral BBC News, Washington 13 March 2023, 14:48 GMT Updated 29 minutes ago Image source, Getty Images Image caption, Activists called for the Willow project to be halted over its climate and wildlife impacts US President Joe Biden has approved a major oil and gas drilling project in Alaska that faced strong opposition […]

March 10 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc’s (ACAD.O) drug for the treatment of Rett syndrome, a genetic brain disorder, the company said on Friday, making it the first approved drug for the condition.

China sent the most warplanes near Taiwan in nearly two months, a move that comes as the US approved the sale of $619 million worth of arms to the democratically run island. Some 17 J-10 and four J-16 fighter jets were detected in the southwestern part of the island’s air-defense identification zone in the 24 […]

The U.S. has approved a round of arms sales to Taiwan consisting of $619 million worth of munitions for F-16 fighter jets By HUIZHONG WU Associated Press March 1, 2023, 10:48 PM ET • 2 min read TAIPEI, Taiwan — The U.S. has approved more arms sales to Taiwan, including $619 million worth of munitions […]

U.S. approves up to $10 bln sale of HIMARS rocket launchers …  Reuters Source link

Proposals in Garfield, Okanogan, Mason counties will be presented to the Board of Natural Resources for adoption   The Washington State Committee on Geographic Names approved two proposals to rename features in Mason County for early Black settlers of the Kitsap Peninsula and two proposals to rename features bearing a derogatory term that refers to […]

New York approves composting of human bodies  BBC New York OKs Human Composting Law; 6th State in US to Do So  NBC New York New York OKs human composting law; 6th state in US to do so . . .

California-based oil giant Chevron Corp. has been given permission by the U.S. government to send two oil tankers to Venezuela in a mission that would be the first to bring back oil to the United States from the South American country in almost four years. One of the tankers will take on the task of […]

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved a $121 million reorganization plan for one of the oldest Roman Catholic dioceses in the U.S. as it tries to stem financial losses from clergy abuse claims that date back decades. The Archdiocese of Santa Fe in New Mexico said U.S. Bankruptcy Judge David […]

Dec 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of Volcano anti-tank munition-laying systems to Taiwan for estimated $180 million, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. Northrup Grumman and Oshkosh Corporation are the prime contractors for the potential sale. Reporting by Adrees Ali, writing by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Caitlin Webber Our […]

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