Summary Yoichi Miyazawa, a veteran politician and nephew of a former prime minister, was picked to head the trade ministry on Tuesday after the resignation of his predecessor, Yuko Obuchi, after allegations that her support groups misused political funds.
Summary Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is scheduled to announce the funding Thursday at a convention of Alaska Natives in Anchorage. The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is working with the village on the project. Having the entire system in place will be huge for the community, he said.
Summary Under the proposal, Initiated Measure 17, doctors who agree to conditions set by insurers can join the insurers' preferred providers, or in-network, list. The estimates also do not account for the cost of making the ads.
Summary In recent days, Canada has become more involved in the global fight against ISIS. The U.S. heightened security at the Ottawa embassy as well as another U.S. consulate in the country after monitoring jihadist chatter, which indicated an attack could be in the works, according to a law enforcement official and a senior administration official.