Saturday, December 08, 2012
Jingle Bell Run/Walk
The 28th annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is Saturday, December 8 on Pittsburgh’s North Shore. Come jingle with us and join the fight against arthritis—the nation’s leading cause of disability. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces! Run or walk with your team and celebrate the season by giving. Day-of Registration: 7:30 a.m. Health & Wellness Expo: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Walk/Run: 10 a.m. $30 for timed run or walk/$25 for non-timed/$10 Tinsel Trot (100 yard dash – kids 11 & under) For more information call 412.250.3342 or visit www.jinglebellrunpittsburgh.kintera.org
Now that the U.S. and Cuba have reached an agreement to restore diplomatic relations and reopen embassies in each other's capitals, the State Department must formally notify Congress of its intent to reopen the embassy in Havana. Congress then has 15 days to review the notification. There's virtually nothing U.S. lawmakers can do to prevent the upgrading of the existing mission to an embassy. They could block or slow down the approval of an ambassador's nomination.
Do you think the Vatican recognizing the Palestinian Authority as a state will hurt the prospects for advancing a peace agreement?