Day: January 12, 2018

New J-16 Fighters Enter China’s Air Fleet

New J-16 Fighters Enter China’s Air Fleet © AP Photo/ Ng Han Guan, FileMilitary & Intelligence22:13 12.01.2018(updated 22:14 12.01.2018) Get short URL 0 10 China’s J-16 fighter jets are quietly being introduced to the People’s Liberation Army Air Force at a faster rate than the country’s new fifth-generation J-20, though the latter has garnered much […]

Q&A: What Facebook’s shift could mean to users, businesses

In coming days, Facebook users will see fewer posts from publishers, businesses and celebs they follow. Instead, Facebook wants people to see more stuff from friends, family and other people they are likely to have “meaningful” conversations with — something the company laments has been lost in the sea of videos, news stories (real and […]

US OKs 1st drug aimed at women with inherited breast cancer

0 Shares Email U.S. regulators have approved the first drug aimed at women with advanced breast cancers caused by?an inherited flawed gene. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AstraZeneca PLC’s Lynparza (lihn-PAHR’zah) for patients with inherited BRCA gene mutations who have undergone chemotherapy. It’s the first in a fairly new class of medicines […]

Veto defeated, Most Maryland workers to get paid sick leave

0 Shares Email Some 700,000 workers in Maryland will be able to earn up to five days of paid sick days a year now that state lawmakers have overturned the governor’s veto. The requirement applies to Maryland businesses with 15 or more employees. The Maryland Senate voted 30-17 Friday to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto, […]

The Latest: Trump arrives for 1st medical exam as president

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s physical (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Donald Trump has arrived for his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital. The president is undergoing a physical examination amid suggestions in a recent book and by his detractors that he’s mentally unfit. Trump’s motorcade pulled into the medical […]