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2009-05-06 15:07:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Baltimore Federal Executive Board (FEB) recognized three employees from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) during its 2009 Excellence in Federal Career Awards program, held Friday, May 1 at Martin's West in Baltimore.

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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.