ROME — China and Italy signed here Saturday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly advance the con struction of the Belt and Road during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to the country. The two sides welcome the signing of the intergovernmental MoU on jointly advancin g the Belt and Road construction, said a joint communique issued by the two countries. The two sides realize the huge potential of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in promoting con nectivity, and stand ready to strengthen the alignment of the BRI and Trans-European Transport Networks and deepen the cooperation in ports, logistics, marine transportation and otherRead More →

  Still, presidential vetoes occur more often than you might think. Every president since Garfield has vetoed at least one bill. The younger Bush was the first president since John Quincy Adams to go a full four years without a veto, acco rding to the Congressional Research Service. The House, which was Republican-led for Bush’s entire first term, was protecting him from bills he opposed. Barack Obama, similarly, had help on Capitol Hill for most of his pr esidency, just as Trump has. But Obama did veto two bills even when Democrats controlled both chambers of Congress.   The President with the most vetoes was Democrat Roosevelt,Read More →

Early stage stomach cancer rarely causes symptoms, making early detection very d ifficult. Stomach cancer may present vague gastrointestinal symptoms or may m imic other conditions, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastritis or a peptic ulcer. Signs and symptoms of stomach cancer can include: a sense of fullness after ea ting small amounts, discomfort or pain in the upper abdomen, nausea and vomi ting and/or bloating after meals, loss of appetite and/or unexplained weight loss, indigestion, heartburn or diffi culty swallowing, vomiting blood or blood in the stool, and weakness and fatigue. Most of these symptoms may be caused by things other than stomachRead More →