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2008-12-05 16:38:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ninety-four (94) countries -- including most U.S. NATO allies -- signed a Convention on Cluster Munitions treaty banning cluster bombs in Oslo, Norway. The U.S. was not present to join the majority of the world's nations in stopping the use of these weapons, which kill or maim mostly civilians and children. President-Elect Barack Obama has said he supports initiatives to minimize civilian casualties from conventional weapons, including cluster...

2008-12-03 08:46:00

OSLO, Norway, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 80 countries - including most U.S. allies in NATO - began signing a treaty banning cluster bombs in Oslo, Norway today. The U.S. government is not there and the Bush administration has refused to join the majority of the world's nations in stopping the use of these weapons, which kill or maim mostly civilians and children. President-Elect Barack Obama has said he supports initiatives to minimize civilian casualties from conventional...

2008-12-05 15:38:35

An office worker in Worcester, England, kept a World War I shell as a paperweight for years without knowing it was still live, a friend says. Jon Williamson said his friend, Jeff Heyes, had unknowingly put his own life in danger by keeping the live shell on his desk, using the potentially deadly item as a simple paperweight, the Daily Mail said Friday. Williamson said it was not until he saw the shell that its potential danger became apparent to Heyes, who had the item removed by area...

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2008-11-25 11:50:00

Of all the threats facing U.S. soldiers in combat, among the most dangerous are roadside bombs and other improvised explosive devices (IED's). At the 61st Meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics this week in San Antonio, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) scientist David Mott is presenting research aimed at predicting the risk of traumatic brain injury for U.S. soldiers and other people who are wounded by improvised explosive devices. There are a number of grave...

2008-11-10 18:00:15

Ungava Mines Inc. (OTCBB: UGVMF) (the "Corporation") announces that Mr. Paul Vorvis, LLB, MBA has been appointed the President of Ungava Mines Inc. Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements The information in this news release includes certain information and statements about management's view of future events, expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward looking statements. These statements are based upon assumptions that are subject to significant risks and...

2008-11-10 18:00:15

Nearctic Nickel Mines Inc. (PINK SHEETS: NNMIF)(the "Corporation") announces that Mr. Paul Vorvis, LLB, MBA has been appointed the President of Nearctic Nickel Mines Inc. Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements The information in this news release includes certain information and statements about management's view of future events, expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward looking statements. These statements are based upon assumptions that are subject to significant...

2008-11-06 09:00:29

PALM DESERT, Calif., Nov. 6, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Mine Makers, Inc., (Pink Sheets:USMM) announced today that a newly prepared profile of the company is now posted on the company's website at www.usminemakers.com. Ronald Bell, President and CEO stated, "USMM Management devoted a great deal of time and effort in the preparation of the new profile and we are very pleased with it. We welcome our shareholders and the public in general to visit our website and learn more about U.S. Mine...

2008-11-05 09:00:21

Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UNCO), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced the release of the November 2008 edition of its investor newsletter, which reviews the details of the recently released Final Summary Report and tailings evaluation submitted to the company by Behre Dolbear and Company (USA) based on geological analysis and evaluation completed at the Unico's Deer Trail Mine in Marysvale, Utah. A PDF version of the November 2008 newsletter has...

2008-09-24 12:00:26

Tidalwave Holdings, Inc. (www.tidalwaveholdingsinc.com) (PINKSHEETS: TWVH) today announced that the company closed its acquisition of Noble Metals LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company and metal recovery industry operator. The definitive agreements include the acquisition of 100% of Noble Metals LLC, its metals processing plant, and its interest in the Mariposa County, CA Triumph Mine. Noble Metals Processing (NMP) is an established precious metals recovery company with a crushing and...

2008-09-21 09:00:22

Text of report by state-funded Georgian Public Television Channel 1 on 21 September [Presenter] An especially large amount of unexploded ordnance has been discovered at the Senaki military base [which was occupied by Russian forces during and shortly after the August war]. Mine- clearers removed several thousand bombs from swampland that had formed from artificial lakes. The bombs, which cannot be moved from the place they were found, are now being exploded by a mine- clearing company of...


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