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Boosted by celebrity endorsements and a controversial research program, clinics are peddling stem cell autism treatments questioned by experts

A researcher holds a box containing vials of human embryonic Stem Cell cultures from the freezer at the Burnham Institute on November 3, 2004 in La Jolla, California. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images From Central America to Ukraine, unlicensed clinics are offering stem cell therapies as a treatment for autism.  Stem cells used mainly to treat blood disease. Their effectiveness on autism is unproven and the FDA has not licensed their use for the condition. One prominent clinic providing such tre...
Tags: Facebook, Home Depot, UK, Hollywood, Science, Instagram, US, Trends, Ukraine, Cnn, Autism, News UK, Stem Cells, Josh Brolin, Fda, Mel Gibson


LAFC adds forward Corey Baird in trade with Real Salt Lake

The Los Angeles Football Club has acquired forward Corey Baird in a trade with Real Salt Lake, the team announced Monday. Baird, 24, was the 2018 MLS Rookie of the Year. He has scored 15 goals with 13 assists in his three-year career with Real Salt Lake. LAFC will send $500,000 in General Allocation Money, spread across the 2021 and 2022 seasons, a 2021 international roster slot and future considerations. “Corey is a dynamic attacker and we are excited to welcome a player of his caliber and qual...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Panama, CONCACAF, Real Salt Lake, Stanford University, Lafc, Alexander, Corey, Diego Rossi, Baird, Bob Bradley, Escondido, Tigres, Los Angeles Football Club


Current list of countries with UK Covid travel bans

The mutated and more highly contagious strain of COVID first identified in the UK in late December 2020, has triggered a global tightening of restrictions. The UK, formerly, a great jumping off point for potential missions to Europe, is no longer a viable option, as a significant number of countries in Europe and globally have instituted UK travel bans. We’re tracking a list of these countries (80+) as of the time of publication and their restrictions below. We will do our best to keep the list ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, UK, Greece, Indonesia, France, Saudi Arabia, China, Germany, Iraq, Russia, Singapore, India, Georgia, Spain


Inside Blair House, the presidential guest house that's bigger than the White House and known as the 'world's most exclusive hotel'

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visit former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush at Blair House on December 4, 2018. Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead Blair House is the presidential guest house, just steps from the White House. People call it the "world's most exclusive hotel" because heads of state, royalty, and presidents-elect stay there as guests of the commander in chief. Blair House was built in the 1820s as a family's home,...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Washington, Life, Senate, White House, Wikipedia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Spain, Features, Hillary Clinton


Panama: Mensaje De Nuestro Socio Director - CLD Legal

Normalmente, para esta época nos concentramos en enviar un mensaje donde comunicamos nuestras metas alcanzadas durante el año, no obstante, en esta ocasión, me parece prudente, en...
Tags: News, Panama, Mensaje De Nuestro Socio


It is On! WildProtest For January 6th, 2021 in DC is ON ~ VIDEO

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The WILDPROTEST is on to Stop the Steal, the theft of the 2020 presidential election.  The massive rally is being coordinated and is on for January 6th, 2021 on the Capitol steps in D.C. starting at 10 am, scheduled to go to 5 p.m. More info at www.wildprotest.com On Monday, I heard it mentioned on the Rush Limbaugh Show. Today, Tuesday, it was highlighted on the Hannity show. The tech oligarchs and Media may censor Constitutionalists, but the American equivalent of t...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Virginia, US, Department Of Defense, Reagan, Arizona, Winston Churchill, Army, Dc, Panama, Dunkirk, Arlington Cemetery, Metro, Trump, Lincoln Memorial


31 years ago, Delta Force pulled off its first successful hostage rescue, saving a CIA operative from an enemy prison

Panamanian Defense Forces Headquarters in Panama City after its destruction during the US invasion, December 27, 1989. AP Photo/Matias Recart In the early morning hours of December 20, 1989, Delta Force operators descended on a Panamanian prison holding CIA operative Kurt Muse. The operation, conducted at the outset of the US invasion of Panama, brought Muse home safely, becoming Delta Force's first successful hostage-rescue mission. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On t...
Tags: US, International, Trends, Iran, Delta, Army, Conan, Squadron, Pentagon, Cia, Muse, Panama, Latin America, Panama City, Falcon, Ac


Morning Docket: 12.24.20

* Netflix has defeated libel claims related to The Laundromat, a film about the "Panama Papers." Maybe the judge was moved by Meryl Streep's performance... [Hollywood Reporter] * A lawsuit has been filed over alleged abuse of migrant women in detention centers run by ICE. [NBC News] * A typo in a Georgia election lawsuit says the lawyer verified the allegations under "plenty of perjury" instead of "penalty of perjury." [ABA Journal] * Judges of the Southern District of New York exercised a ...
Tags: Hollywood, Law, Nbc News, Georgia, Joe Biden, Netflix, New York Times, Meryl Streep, Ice, Manhattan, PPP, Panama, ABA Journal, Don, Southern District of New York, Morning Docket


Master spy writer John le Carre dies at 89, agent says

LONDON — John le Carre, the spy-turned-novelist whose elegant and intricate narratives defined the Cold War espionage thriller and brought acclaim to a genre critics had once ignored, has died. He was 89. Le Carre’s literary agency, Curtis Brown, said Sunday that he died in Cornwall, southwest England on Saturday after a short illness. The death was not related to COVID-19. In such classics as “The Spy Who Came in from the Cold,” “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” and “The Honourable Schoolboy,” Le ...
Tags: Books, England, London, News, Germany, Berlin Wall, Iraq, Berlin, Africa, Sport, Ap, Bbc, David, Austria, Britain, Soccer


The defense spending bill that Trump is so mad about also includes measures that take on financial crimes

President Donald Trump with the National Defense Authorization Act after signing it in front of soldiers from the US Army's 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York, August 13, 2018. Thomson Reuters President Donald Trump has promised to veto this year's National Defense Authorization Act, an annual bill that funds the military and that has been passed for 59 straight years. Trump's stated objections are to a measure that would rename bases named after Confederate leaders and to a...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, Congress, Opinion, Washington, White House, US, Trends, United States, Manhattan, Donald Trump, US Army, Shell, Panama


One-two punch: Sea urchins stuck belly-up in low-oxygen hot water

Low oxygen seawater (hypoxia) may be more stressful to reef organisms than high water temperatures and ocean acidity, which are usually considered the most serious stressors associated with global change. Researchers at the Smithsonian in Panama test all three by flipping sea urchins.
Tags: Science, Smithsonian, Panama


10 ways to lose money trying to beat the market

M ost people are best off using index funds to achieve their investment goals. They do not have the edge required to beat the market, and most fund managers they’d pay to do so can’t either, especially after costs. However some of us love the art of investing, a challenge, suffering, or just the thrill of trading shares. So we invest actively, despite the odds. If you don’t mind that you’ll probably lag the market return, there are worse hobbies. Provided you’ve made adequate financial...
Tags: Marketing, US, Investing, Eu, Trading, Panama, Don, Sipp, Lars Kroijer, Active Investing, Warren Buffetts


Amphibian die-offs worsened malaria outbreaks in Central America

The global collapse of frogs and other amphibians due to the amphibian chytrid fungus exacerbated malaria outbreaks in Costa Rica and Panama during the 1990s and 2000s, according to new research. The findings provide the first evidence that amphibian population declines have directly affected human health and show how preserving biodiversity can benefit humans as well as local ecosystems.
Tags: Science, Costa Rica, Central America, Panama


Scientists uncover the mysterious origin of canal grass in Panama

How did canal grass arrive in Panama? STRI staff scientist Kristin Saltonstall compared the DNA of sugar cane relatives from around the world to find out.
Tags: Science, Panama, Stri, Kristin Saltonstall


Panama: BIENVENIDOS A ILITIA - CLD Legal

El 2020 nos ha empujado a innovar y a reconfirmar nuestro compromiso con los emprendedores panameños, y con ello nace ILITIA.
Tags: News, Panama


Coronavirus live news: the Americas record worst week since pandemic's start; US reports 2,157 deaths in a day

The Americas report more than 1.5m cases in the last seven days, says WHO; one person dies every 40 seconds from Covid-related illness in US in past dayDeaths pass 1.4mFrance announces limited lockdown easingRussia says data on Sputnik Covid vaccine shows 95% efficacyAfrica’s largest Covid treatment trial launched by 13 countriesSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.27pm GMT We reported earlier that the World Health Organization’s regional branch for the Americas has said the region saw more th...
Tags: Europe, Science, Americas, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Panama, Pan American Health Organization PAHO, Coronavirus, COVID, Jarbas Barbosa


Americans can now travel to 47 nations for vacation and tourism — here's the list of every open country and how to get there

The US passport has lost its strength significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic and Americans are left with few options on where to travel. ShutterLibrary/Shutterstock; Samantha Lee/Business Insider While many countries are not allowing US travelers during the coronavirus crisis, some nations are open to Americans. The United Kingdom, Caribbean countries, and select international locales are allowing tourists from the US. Many countries require you to show a negative COVID-19 test and air...
Tags: Transportation, BITranspo, Caribbean, Europe, Features, Travel, CT Visual Features, Air Travel, COVID-19, Novel Coronavirus, Coronavirus, Flying, Tourism, Airlines, Aviation, BI Graphics


Angel City FC will play its home games at Banc of California Stadium

Angel City Football Club, the new NWSL team slated to begin play in 2022, announced Thursday that it will play its home games at Banc of California Stadium. “Announcing our venue partner is a major milestone for Angel City and we could not be more excited than to play in this spectacular venue right here in the heart of Los Angeles,” ACFC Founder and President, Julie Uhrman said in a statement. “We are building a club for all Los Angelenos, united in their support of women’s soccer and the magic...
Tags: Wales, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, James Corden, Natalie Portman, Panama, Nwsl, Lafc, Bradley Wright Phillips, Diego Rossi, Julie Uhrman, Angel City, Heart of Los Angeles, Banc of California Stadium


The crowd goes wild for Yiming

There’s no shortage of TikTok coverage in the news today as the app’s fate in the U.S. hangs in the air. What the press doesn’t always address is how TikTok gets here — how did a Chinese startup seize the lucrative short-video market in the West before Google and Facebook? What did it do differently from its Chinese predecessors who tried global expansion to little avail? Matthew Brennan’s new book “Attention Factory” set out to answer these questions by tracing ByteDance’s trajectory from...
Tags: Google, Social, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Asia, Video, Media, Entertainment, China, US, Tech, Silicon Valley, Baidu, Panama, Hangzhou


Webinar: Adventure ecotourism makes a difference to people and planet

On Saturday 28th November hoteliers are invited to meet the owners of two eco adventure resorts: Renée H. Kimball, Owner/Operator of Tranquilo Bay Eco Lodge in Panama and Dr Marc van Loo, CEO of LooLa Eco Adventure in Indonesia. For both resorts eco-tourism has been the foundation of their business plan from the outset.
Tags: Travel, Indonesia, Panama, Marc van Loo


The story of the first special-ops mission deep inside Afghanistan just weeks after 9/11, from troops who were there

AH-6 Little Birds flying by a ZSU anti-aircraft gun they destroyed. Courtesy photo In mid-October 2001, just a few weeks after the September 11 attacks, US special-operations forces went deep behind enemy lines in Afghanistan. But the operation — conducted by Delta Force, Army Rangers, and the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment — didn't go without complexities, danger, and its fair share of controversy. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On October 19, 2001, only a...
Tags: Navy, Iraq, US, Trends, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Delta, Oman, Rangers, Al Qaeda, Cia, Gecko, Panama, Rhino, Omar


Tropical Storm Iota Public Advisory Number 18A

Issued at 600 PM CST Tue Nov 17 2020 000 WTNT31 KNHC 172343 CCA TCPAT1 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Iota Intermediate Advisory Number 18A...Corrected NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL312020 600 PM CST Tue Nov 17 2020 Correct Eta to Iota in headline ...CENTER OF IOTA MOVING INTO SOUTHERN HONDURAS... ...THREAT OF CATASTROPHIC FLASH FLOODING AND MUDSLIDES CONTINUES ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA FROM IOTA... SUMMARY OF 600 PM CST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION -------------------...
Tags: Weather, Miami, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Central America, Panama, Belize, Yucatan Peninsula, Beven, IOTA, Honduras Bay Islands, West Iota, Southern Nicaragua


Tropical Storm Iota Public Advisory Number 18

Issued at 300 PM CST Tue Nov 17 2020 614 WTNT31 KNHC 172042 TCPAT1 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Iota Advisory Number 18 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL312020 300 PM CST Tue Nov 17 2020 ...THREAT OF CATASTROPHIC FLASH FLOODING AND MUDSLIDES CONTINUES ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA FROM IOTA... SUMMARY OF 300 PM CST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...13.7N 86.2W ABOUT 75 MI...125 KM ESE OF TEGUCIGALPA HONDURAS MAXIMUM SUST...
Tags: Weather, Miami, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nws, Central America, Panama, Belize, Yucatan Peninsula, Blake, IOTA, Bluefields, Honduras Bay Islands


Tropical Storm Iota Public Advisory Number 17A

Issued at 1200 PM CST Tue Nov 17 2020 000 WTNT31 KNHC 171738 TCPAT1 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Iota Intermediate Advisory Number 17A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL312020 1200 PM CST Tue Nov 17 2020 ...POTENTIALLY CATASTROPHIC FLASH FLOODING AND MUDSLIDES ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA POSSIBLE FROM IOTA THROUGH THURSDAY... SUMMARY OF 1200 PM CST...1800 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...13.7N 85.7W ABOUT 105 MI...160 KM E OF ...
Tags: Weather, Miami, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Central America, Panama, Belize, Yucatan Peninsula, Blake, Guatemala Honduras, Bay Islands, IOTA, Bluefields Nicaragua


Hurricane Iota Public Advisory Number 17

Issued at 900 AM CST Tue Nov 17 2020 000 WTNT31 KNHC 171439 TCPAT1 BULLETIN Hurricane Iota Advisory Number 17 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL312020 900 AM CST Tue Nov 17 2020 ...IOTA COULD PRODUCE POTENTIALLY CATASTROPHIC FLASH FLOODING AND MUD SLIDES ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA FOR THE NEXT DAY OR TWO... SUMMARY OF 900 AM CST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...13.7N 85.2W ABOUT 135 MI...220 KM E OF TEGUCIGALPA HO...
Tags: Weather, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Central America, Panama, Belize, Yucatan Peninsula, Blake, Guatemala Honduras, Bay Islands, IOTA, NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL, Sandy Bay Sirpi Nicaragua


Hurricane Iota Public Advisory Number 16A

Issued at 700 AM EST Tue Nov 17 2020 000 WTNT31 KNHC 171146 TCPAT1 BULLETIN Hurricane Iota Intermediate Advisory Number 16A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL312020 700 AM EST Tue Nov 17 2020 ...IOTA EXPECTED TO PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING, LANDSLIDES, LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE, AND POWERFUL WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA TODAY... SUMMARY OF 700 AM EST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...13.7N 84.8W ABOUT 15 MI...25 K...
Tags: Weather, Miami, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Central America, Panama, Belize, Yucatan Peninsula, Blake, Guatemala Honduras, Bay Islands, IOTA, Honduras Nicaragua


Hurricane Iota Public Advisory Number 16

Issued at 400 AM EST Tue Nov 17 2020 000 WTNT31 KNHC 170838 TCPAT1 BULLETIN Hurricane Iota Advisory Number 16 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL312020 400 AM EST Tue Nov 17 2020 ...IOTA RAPIDLY WEAKENING OVER NORTHEASTERN NICARAGUA... ...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE, CATASTROPHIC WINDS, FLASH FLOODING, AND LANDSLIDES EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA... SUMMARY OF 400 AM EST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...13.7...
Tags: Weather, Colombia, Miami, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nws, Central America, Panama, Belize, Yucatan Peninsula, Saffir Simpson, Guatemala Honduras, Bay Islands


Hurricane Iota Public Advisory Number 15A

Issued at 100 AM EST Tue Nov 17 2020 000 WTNT31 KNHC 170559 TCPAT1 BULLETIN Hurricane Iota Intermediate Advisory Number 15A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL312020 100 AM EST Tue Nov 17 2020 ...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS IOTA MOVING ACROSS NORTHEASTERN NICARAGUA... ...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE, CATASTROPHIC WINDS, FLASH FLOODING, AND LANDSLIDES EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA... SUMMARY OF 100 AM EST...0600 UTC...INFORMATION --------------------------------------...
Tags: Weather, Miami, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Central America, Panama, Belize, Yucatan Peninsula, Honduras El Salvador, Guatemala Honduras, Bay Islands, San Andrés, IOTA, Saffir Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale Rapid


Hurricane Iota Public Advisory Number 15

Issued at 1000 PM EST Mon Nov 16 2020 000 WTNT31 KNHC 170234 TCPAT1 BULLETIN Hurricane Iota Advisory Number 15 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL312020 1000 PM EST Mon Nov 16 2020 ...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS IOTA EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL VERY SOON... ...CATASTROPHIC WINDS, LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE, AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL OCCURRING IN CENTRAL AMERICA... SUMMARY OF 1000 PM EST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...13.6N 83.4W ...
Tags: Weather, Miami, Honduras, Nicaragua, Air Force, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nws, Central America, Panama, Belize, Yucatan Peninsula, Honduras El Salvador, Guatemala Honduras, Bay Islands, San Andrés


Gioacchini, Soto score 2 goals each as U.S. routs Panama

A young U.S. men’s soccer roster showed promise, which was enough for now. Nicholas Gioacchini and Sebastian Soto each scored their first two international goals in a 6-2 exhibition rout of Panama on Monday night at Wiener Neustadt, Austria, the second of two matches for the Americans that followed a 10-month pandemic break. Gio Reyna got his first goal three days after his 18th birthday, the third-youngest player to score in modern era. Sebastian Lletget of the L.A. Galaxy also got a goal in a ...
Tags: England, France, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Netherlands, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Panama, CONCACAF, Valencia, Trinidad And Tobago, PSV Eindhoven, Tim Ream, Caen