Sunday, February 14, 2010

Army’s Aids Research 1 Example Of Broad Program

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon runs a massive medical research program, studying a broad range of problems from cancer to malaria to sleep disorders. The work is done at home and abroad. For instance, The Defense Department partners on AIDS prevention with African forces, and the Army worked on an experimental AIDs… more...
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Saturday, February 13, 2010

Pm Hatoyama Huge Fan Of Ecchi Manga I”s

New Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama has confessed to being an avid fan of manga and anime, mentioning the notoriously erotic manga I”s as a favourite, and saying that he thinks government should promote and not restrict manga and anime. The 62-year-old statesman professed in a freshly uncovered 2005 interview with a now defunct otaku magazine to reading manga magazines such as Weekly Shonen Magazine and Shonen Sunday when a student, but his more recent favourite is apparently Ka...
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Ousted Honduran President Says He?s Met With Interim Gov?t, Begun Dialogue To Resolve Crisis

Zelaya says he’s met with gov’t, begun dialogue TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras ? Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya said Thursday he has met with an interim government official and begun dialogue aimed at ending the country’s protracted political crisis. Zelaya told Radio Globo that he met Wednesday night with an official of the temporary government that forced him out [...]...
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Bad Guys Beware: Sc Mayor Changes Mind, Revokes Ban On Officers Running After Suspects

Regaining footing: SC mayor revokes no-chase call COLUMBIA, S.C. ? The mayor of a small South Carolina town says she’s allowing her police officers to run after suspects again. Wellford Mayor Sallie Peake on Thursday told WSPA-TV she’s revoking her Sept. 2 ban. She said a conversation with Spartanburg County prosecutor Trey Gowdy prompted the reversal, even though [...]...
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Why Kofi Annan Is Skeptical About Electric Cars

Kofi Annan , the former UN Secretary General, has some good reasons to be skeptical about all the ambitious plans and ideas floating around the Clinton Global Initiative . There's a lot of talk about exciting, futuristic ideas: the mass deployment of electric cars with matching infrastructure! Gigantic solar power plants in the Sahara Desert that pipes clean energy to Europe! But as a panelist on a discus... Read the full story on TreeHugger...
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Friday, February 12, 2010

Richard Barnbrook Found Guilty

Richard Barnbrook, the BNP’s sole representative on the Greater London Assembly, has been found guilty of inventing three murders in order to spread fear amongst his constituents: “The BNP representative is to be sent for training in ethics after he exploited peoples fears about knife crime in his constituency by inventing a series of murders. He was banned from B&D council today but escaped suspension from the Greater London Authority. The BNP, however, are furious and Simon Darby ha...
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Dynasty In Politics: How Much Is Too Much?

At a recent family gathering, a cousin of mine expressed her desire to be a doctor. Not surprising, considering her parents are both in the same profession, and run a p rominent hospital. It seems only natural that she will take the baton forward. However, to get there, she will still have to go through the grind. Study for at least six years, serve in a rural posting, burn the midnight oil and gain some experience before she can fulfil her dream. Rajendra Shekhawat has a similar story. He...
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