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Native American Tribe Granted Permission To Hunt Bald Eagles
2012-03-19 10:34:32

The US government for the first time has granted a Native American tribe in Wyoming permission to kill two bald eagles for a religious ceremony, opening the door for future negotiations for native tribes to claim more of the nationally honored birds for their long-suppressed religious freedoms, the tribe said. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) granted the Northern Arapaho Tribe a permit on March 9 allowing it to either kill or capture and release two bald eagles this year. The permit...

US Government May Require Rear View Camera On All cars
2012-02-29 05:23:42

Running over people in a car can be a very traumatic experience, especially if the victim is a beloved child or elderly parent. Government regulators report that as many as 112 deaths and 8,374 injuries could be avoided by eliminating the large blind spot at the rear of the car. Two-hundred twenty-eight people die every year in back-over accidents, 44 percent of whom are under the age of 5, whereas 17,000 people are injured in such accidents according to government statistics. To help...

Stratfor Documents Published To Wikileaks
2012-02-27 09:50:57

Wikileaks, the whistelblowing website responsible for leaking hundreds of thousands of top secret government cables and documents over the past few years, is now publishing more than 5 million confidential emails from a US-based intelligence agency known as the “Shadow CIA.” The messages, from intelligence firm Stratfor, date from between July 2004 and December 2011, and reveal Stratfor´s  “web of informers, pay-off structure, payment-laundering techniques and...

2012-01-19 13:37:30

2 Georgetown professors explore a process needed to avoid the current dilemma faced by 2 scientific journals recently asked by the US government to redact parts of scientific publications deemed to be a biosecurity threat The U.S. government's request that the journals Science and Nature withhold scientific information related to the genetically modified H5N1 virus because of biosecurity concerns does not violate the First Amendment, say two Georgetown University professors. They caution,...

2012-01-17 13:00:00

Nuix is proud to announce that the Criminal Investigations division of the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as well as divisions of the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have all implemented Nuix software in order to improve their electronic investigation and eDiscovery procedures. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Nuix, a worldwide provider of information management technologies, including eDiscovery, electronic investigation and...

2011-12-21 14:00:00

Offering government users advanced laboratory computer software FREDERICK, MD, DECEMBER (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 RURO, Inc., an award winning developer of innovative scientific applications that facilitate asset management and increase productivity of various laboratories, today announced a new government services partnership agreement with Technical Communities, Inc., -one of the fastest growing suppliers of technical solutions to the US government. FreezerPro® - allows...

US Government Calls Online Poker Site Ponzi Scheme
2011-09-21 05:35:16

  The US government claims that Full Tilt, an online gambling site based in Dublin, Ireland, is a ponzi scheme. The government claims the sites board of directors used player´s funds to enrich themselves to the tune of $440 million dollars between April 2007 and April 2011. Raymond Bitar and 11 other defendants were named in an indictment seeking $3 billion dollars in penalties and alleging crimes including illegal gambling, money laundering and bank fraud, according to the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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