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2009-01-15 15:25:00

Network Announces National Pledge Drive, Advisory Board and Plans to Field a National Opinion Survey Exploring Prejudice Launches on Martin Luther King Day NEW YORK, Jan.

2008-09-27 18:00:24

DIRECTORS of a Merseyside company have become the first to be prosecuted under the Chemical Weapons Act.

2008-09-27 18:00:24

By MIKE HORNBY THE directors of a British chemical firm based in Merseyside have been fined after breaching rules designed to halt the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

2008-09-22 18:00:30

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Gryphon Technologies LC, a CMMI level rated III company, has been awarded a competitive bid $35 million contract by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (CBRND) support services.

2008-09-13 03:00:23

Seven years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the federal government has made only limited progress toward preventing a catastrophic nuclear, biological or chemical attack on U.S.

2008-09-09 09:05:00

By Brett J. Blackledge and Eileen Sullivan Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The United States remains "dangerously vulnerable" to chemical, biological and nuclear attacks seven years after 9/11, a forthcoming independent study concludes.

2008-07-14 09:00:55

By Jim Wyss, The Miami Herald Jul. 14--Ronald DeMeo places a radioactive wafer about the size of a silver dollar on his desk and waves a handheld Geiger counter over it. The machine chatters wildly, the numbers on the readout spin upward and visitors instinctively lean back.

2008-06-27 09:00:10

By Leonard Doyle In the twilight of his troubled presidency, George Bush has brought the isolated state of North Korea in from the cold with a promise to remove the country he once truculently described as part of the "Axis of Evil" from a terror blacklist, opening the way for eventual diplomatic relations.

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2008-05-21 15:20:00

Military officials named China as a threat to the United States and other countries in space.

2008-04-02 03:00:42

By Fitzgerald, Gerard J The first large-scale use of a traditional weapon of mass destruction (chemical, biological, or nuclear) involved the successful deployment of chemical weapons during World War I (1914- 1918).


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