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Libya: ‘Dozens of these weapons have simply disappeared..’

March 31, 2011

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Libyan Conflict Could Spread Missiles to Extremists By PIERRE TRAN / Gannett Government Media Published: 31 Mar 2011 16:37 PARIS – The opening of arms depots by rebel fighters and Libyan government troops has raised concerns that shoulder-launched surface-to-air missiles of the SA-7 Strela type could find their way into the hands of terrorists, a […]

Impeachment: The Unthinkable Process

March 31, 2011

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By Robert Longley, About.com It’s the last thing you would ever think could happen to an American President. Since 1841, over one-third of all American Presidents have either died in office, became disabled, or resigned. However, no American President has ever been forced from office due to impeachment. In fact, only four times in our […]

Today is Cesar Chavez Day

March 31, 2011

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Thursday, March 31, 2011 1:37:21 PM by Aishwarya Bhatt New York, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cesar Chavez is being honored throughout the United States for his contribution to the cause of the minority in the United States and his work in helping create the United Farm Workers. Chaves who was born in Arizona grew up […]

World’s deadliest volcano in Africa waiting to explode

March 31, 2011

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Thursday, March 31, 2011 7:36:47 AM by IANS / thaindian London, March 31 (IANS) Mount Nyiragongo, one of the world’s deadliest volcanos, is waiting to explode and turn Goma, a city of a million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, into a modern day Pompeii, a Roman town completely destroyed by volcanic eruption of […]

10 hurt as US Navy jet explodes

March 31, 2011

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hursday, March 31, 2011 1:56:56 PM by IANS / thaindian. New York, March 31 (IANS) Ten US Navy sailors were injured when a fighter jet exploded on the deck of an aircraft carrier in San Diego, California, officials said Thursday. The F/A-18C Hornet burst into flames on board the John C. Stennis carrier, Xinhua reported. […]

Up to 180 people, working Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant without having dosimeter

March 31, 2011

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April 1, 2011 asahi TEPCO Hukushima office 31 days of a lack of portable dosimeter to measure radiation dose received by workers in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, announced that work had 180 people without a dosimeter for many days. Has been working with one group internal rules again, the worker complained of anxiety, […]

US robots bound for Japan

March 31, 2011

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* AP * Published: 00:00 March 31, 2011 * Gulf News Washington: The US government is to send robotic aid to Japan to help regain control of the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant. A top Energy Department official told a Senate panel on Tuesday that a shipment of “radiation hardened robotics” would be sent to Japan to […]

US kids play doctor with street needle

March 31, 2011

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2011-03-31 17:04 news24 Massachusetts – School officials in Massachusetts say two elementary schoolchildren were given medical attention after they played doctor with a hypodermic needle that one of them found on the street on his way to school. Superintendent Catherine Latham tells The Daily Item of Lynn the second-grader at the Tracy School used the […]

Ethiopia to dam 62 million cubic litres of Nile water

March 31, 2011

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By ARGAW ASHINE in Addis Ababa Posted Thursday, March 31 2011 at 20:08 africareview The Ethiopian Government has unveiled its ambitious hydro dam project of damming 62 million cubic litres of water from the world’s longest river, the Nile. Ethiopia’s target will surpass Egypt’s historical lion’s quota of 55 million cubic litres of the Nile […]

Clinton To Congress: Obama Would Ignore Your War Resolutions

March 31, 2011

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tpmdc Susan Crabtree | March 30, 2011, 4:44PM David Kurtz Update: Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA), who asked Clinton about the War Powers Act during a classified briefing, said Clinton and the administration are sidestepping the measure’s provisions giving Congress the ability to put a 60-day time limit on any military action. “They are not committed […]