Congressman Michael T. McCaul Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, DC – As we approach the start of the 116th Congress, I am looking forward to the beginning of my new role…

Researchers zero in on potential therapeutic target for diabetes, associated diseases

Texas A&M-led study: ‘Novel regulatory mechanism’ may be key to intervention Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattneberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Shaodong Guo, 979-845-0850, shaodong.guo@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A recent study led by…

Official IDs Canadian missing in China as entrepreneur

TORONTO (AP) — A second Canadian man has gone missing in China and is feared detained in what appears to be retaliation for Canada’s arrest of a top executive of…

The Latest: Official IDs Canadian missing in China

TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the frictions between Canada and China over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

Hopes for US-China trade talks help push Asian shares higher

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for U.S.-China trade talks. Source: Business – The Eagle

China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest Canada’s detention of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei at Washington’s behest and demand…

Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian prosecutor urged a Vancouver court to deny bail to a Chinese executive at the heart of a case that is shaking up U.S.-China…

Cruz-led bipartisan legislation responds to Nicaragua crisis and holds regime accountable for human rights abuses Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following…

Precision nutrition to play key role in future needs of growing Texas

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu  COLLEGE STATION – The vice chancellor of Texas A&M AgriLife and director of the state’s premier agricultural research agency said precision nutrition and responsive agriculture…

APT review of the year

What were the most interesting developments in terms of APT activity throughout the year and what can we learn from them? Not an easy question to answer; everybody has partial…

China is the world’s biggest polluter but a leader in renewable energy, making it the country to watch at this week’s climate summit in Poland. Source: Science News

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2018. Top security stories

Introduction The internet is now woven into the fabric of our lives. Many people routinely bank, shop and socialize online and the internet is the lifeblood of commercial organizations. The…

Argentina and China sign deals strengthening ties after G-20

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — China’s president signed new trade deals with Argentina on Sunday as the Asian giant expands its growing role in Latin American economies. Source: Business –…

China's growth slows, as does tourist spending at Tiffany's

NEW YORK (AP) — Evidence of China’s slowing economy popped up in the sales numbers posted by Tiffany & Co. Source: Business – The Eagle

Agricultural continuing education unit program slated for Nov. 29 in Edna

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Michael Hiller, 361-782-3312, mrhiller@ag.tamu.edu EDNA — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Jackson County, in collaboration with Jackson County beef and field crops…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 20, 2018

Consumers could find good deals on holiday dinner fare Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Anderson, 979-845-4351, danderson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Consumers could see lower prices on holiday…

China, US trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — China’s leader Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches to a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing…

Cattle tick, handling demonstrations featured at 47th South Texas Cow-Calf Clinic

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu BRENHAM – Ranchers working cattle this fall and winter, or surveying pastures and wildlife, need to be mindful of ticks harboring on livestock and forage…

IT threat evolution Q3 2018. Statistics

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky Lab products received from users who consented to provide statistical data. Q3 figures According to Kaspersky Security Network: Kaspersky Lab solutions…

China's annual shopping frenzy shatters records again

SHANGHAI (AP) — Online shoppers in China have shattered last year’s record by making $30.8 billion in sales on the country’s annual buying frenzy Sunday, as the tradition marked its…