Trust Digest 158 (September 26, 2016)
Congress Meets, With 5 Days to Avoid Shutdown over Funding
Congress has until midnight on Friday to pass legislation funding the government as the fiscal year draws to a close.
Key Words: Congress, shutdown, funding
Trust Issues: Adjustment, Capability, Integrity
Murders in the U.S. Rose in 2015
Murders in the U.S. jumped by 10.8% in 2015, according to figures released Monday by the Federal Bureau of Investigation- a sharp increase that could fuel concerns that the nation’s more-than two-decade trend of falling crime rates may be ending.
Key Words: Murders, U.S., rise
Trust Issues: Risk Tolerance, Adjustment, Security
Medical record Mix-Ups a Common Problem, Study Finds
The opportunities for the mistakes, which can be deadly, are increasing as health care becomes more complex.
Key Words: Health care, medical record mix-ups
Trust Issues: Benevolent Concern, Capability, Risk Tolerance
Sick Children Face Potentially Deadly Danger: Medication Errors
Pediatric patients are vulnerable to mistakes made in how much medicine to give and when to give it.
Key Words: Pediatric patients, medication errors
Trust Issues: Risk Tolerance, Benevolent Concern
Germany Will Rescue Deutsche Bank if Necessary, Allianz Says
The German government will have to bail out Deutsche Bank AG if its financial situation gets bad enough, Allianz Global Investors AG Chief Investment Officer Andreas Utermann said.
Key Words: Germany, Deutsche Bank
Trust Issues: Alignment of Interests, Situational Adjustment
U.S. to Try Again on Missile Defenses as N. Korea Threat Grows
The Pentagon’s next test of its ground-based system to destroy missiles aimed at the U.S. is tentatively scheduled for the first quarter of 2017, providing the new president evidence of whether the troubled program could stop the nuclear weapons North Korea threatens to launch.
Key Words: North Korea, U.S., missile defense
Trust Issues: Risk Tolerance, Security
Brazil’s Former Finance Minister Antonio Palocci Arrested as Part of Corruption Investigation
Brazilian police arrested former Chief of Staff and Finance Minister Antonio Palocci on Monday, as the country’s sprawling anticorruption investigation expands to more high officials from the administrations of ex-Presidents Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and his successor, Dilma Rousseff.
Key Words: Brazil, anti-corruption investigation, arrests
Trust Issues: Integrity, Risk Tolerance, Security
Rights group wants settlement soccer clubs to relocate inside Israel
A human rights group urged soccer’s governing body, FIFA, on Monday to move matches being played by Israeli teams in the occupied West bank to Israel, saying that playing in Jewish settlemetns meant they were playing on stolen land.
Key Words: Soccer, Israel, West Bank
Trust Issues: Conflict of Interest, Risk Tolerance, Security