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U.S. Marines' transfer to Guam from Okinawa to start in Dec.

Kyodo 16 Jun 2024
Marine Corps troops stationed in Japan's Okinawa to Guam is set to start in December, a Marines official said Sunday, marking progress in a long-agreed Japan-U.S ... island territory of Guam.

Mitchell Park Domes' rare, stinky 'corpse flower' is blooming but only for a little while

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 16 Jun 2024
The corpse flowers at the Mitchell Park Domes are in bloom ... Saturday. The smell will subside as the day progresses, the Domes explained in a follow-up post Sunday. The flower is native to the Indonesian island of Sumatra ... to 4 p.m.

When our young son died, we decided to build him a boat

The Observer 16 Jun 2024
He then said, “I want you to sail me to Wild Cat Island – just like they do in the book.”. ‘I want you to sail me to Wild Cat Island,’ said Torin ... As his disease progressed, Torin’s ability to move about like other kids lessened.

Political soundbites and ‘Canterbury Tales’

The Malta Independent 16 Jun 2024
Recently it is airing tantalising state-financed glitzy TV shows like Love Island ... Social progress during L-Aqwa Zmien resulted from the passions and vices of rulers, and their devious schemes which ...

Opposition discusses returning to PAC, but concerns remain

Cook Islands News 15 Jun 2024
Clerk of Parliament Tangata Vainerere, who is also in Mangaia for the island’s Bicentennial Celebration, said there was no more progress “than my initial attempt to follow up with the Leader of the ...

NSWMA’S recycling programme making significant progress in 60 communities – Gordon - Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer 15 Jun 2024
... (NSWMA) says it has introduced recycling programmes in 60 communities across the island to-date, all of which have seen significant progress in plastic separation and community participation.

A Yankee Notebook: Teach your children well

Times Argus 15 Jun 2024
We started the kids out early, Mother and I. From summers working on an island and living in a wall tent off the coast of Maine, and little weekend outings, we progressed to a trip down the Allagash when the ....

Scientists spot ‘nursery’ of baby great white sharks off NYC’s coast in Jaws-dropping event

New York Post 15 Jun 2024
“And the pups hang out off Long Island and so they are relatively protected there,” he added ... The scientist said the water gets warmer off New Jersey than it does on Eastern Long Island, “so as the summer progresses .

Juneteenth is on a Wednesday this year. Here's what will be open and closed on the holiday

The Newport Daily News 14 Jun 2024
“Making Juneteenth an official holiday in Rhode Island is an important act that acknowledges our past, highlights the progress we've made toward creating a more equal and just world, and underscores the work that lies ahead.".

FestPAC 2024: Traditional Pacific carving practices celebrated

RNZ 14 Jun 2024
William Powell, representing the Cook Islands said their team has been busy with their carving, but they have taken time to speak to other carvers. "We've been progressing pretty good and oh it's been fantastic," Powell said ... ....

QFFD supports health initiative for Rohingya refugees

The Peninsula 14 Jun 2024
... which it inspected all health clinics in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian state of Johor, and the island of Penang, and was informed of the progress and quality of the basic health services provided.

USDA report says health care coverage improvements in minority populations

The Tennessee Tribune 14 Jun 2024
“The data released today demonstrates our progress in reaching Black, Latino, Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, and American Indian and Alaskan Native populations, who have historically faced higher uninsured rates.

How Anthony Albanese was SO confident the Voice would get up he invented a high-flying ambassador...

The Daily Mail 14 Jun 2024
But it's challenging not having a blueprint to follow ... Pictured ... 'Together they will work in genuine partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to progress Indigenous rights globally, and help grow First Nations trade and investment.

QFFD supports health sector for Rohingya refugees in Malaysia

Gulf-Times 13 Jun 2024
... progress in a sustainable and effective manner, with a special focus on reaching the target groups and the most vulnerable individuals, and ensuring that transparency and quality standards are met.