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5 Ways Drones Could Help In A Disaster Like The Boston Marathon Bombing Plus three robots that are already saving lives.

Yesterday, the President of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Michael Toscano told U.S. News: “Whether it is in response to a natural disaster or a tragedy like we saw in Boston, [unmanned aerial systems] can be quickly deployed to provide first responders with critical situational awareness in areas too dangerous or difficult for manned aircraft to reach.”

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Human Trafficking and the Human Rights Agenda Against Eritrea (Part 1)

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Policy Promises and ILUC Implications Facing the Global Biofuels Industry

Join the Sustainability, Policy and ILUC Conference at the World Biofuels Markets Congress and Exhibition

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Investors Applaud Hershey’s Vow To Source 100% Certified Cocoa By 2020

 

Move to certify entire product line seen as significant step to eradicate trafficking and forced child labor on cocoa farms and plantations

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David Disiere Southlake Aviation Awarded $32-Million Damages in Congo Gold Smuggling Case

 

DALLAS, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In a civil trial that sounded like a real life James Bond spy novel, a Dallas County Jury awarded Southlake Aviation, owned by Dallas business executive David Disiere, $32.4 million in damages against Houston based oil company, CAMAC International, its subsidiary CAMAC Aviation, and Mickey Lawal CAMAC’s Vice President of African Operations.

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NASA Lands Car-Size Rover Beside Martian Mountain

 

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — NASA’s most advanced Mars rover Curiosity has landed on the Red Planet. The one-ton rover, hanging by ropes from a rocket backpack, touched down onto Mars Sunday to end a 36-week flight and begin a two-year investigation.

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New CDC studies point to better practices in timing, testing, and retention of patients in HIV anti-retroviral drug treatment (ART) in Africa

 

ATLANTA, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New collaborative studies being presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the XIX International AIDS Conference confirm early treatment of HIV patients results in better outcomes, suggest use of viral load testing to detect treatment failure, and highlight factors associated with low rate of ART enrollment.

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Libyan Prime Minister ElKeib Visits the White House

 

by Benjamin Fishman
March 08, 2012
03:12 PM EST

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President Obama Discusses the “Good-News Story” of Ghana

by Matt Compton (source: http://www.whitehouse.gov/)
March 08, 2012
06:20 PM EST

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Leahy Ties Egyptian NGO Raids To U.S. Aid

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt., chairman, Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on the State Department and Foreign Operations) is the architect of the new conditions on U.S. military aid to Egypt, which he included in the State Department’s budget bill for Fiscal Year 2012. Egyptian military leaders are in Washington today (Friday) for consultations with U.S. defense officials and others. His statement today follows:

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VIP Communications Releases 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Expat Survey Report

Expats predict Ghana to win Cup, Drogba projected as MVP, Senegal seen as red card prone, according to report from leading international calling service provider

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