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U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird flu mishap, widespread safety lapses

Jul 12, 2014

U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird flu mishap, widespread safety lapses

(Reuters) - Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. government laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of researchers to live anthrax bacteria. #Politics #Japan #France #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Tsunami advisory lifted after east Japan earthquake - NHK

Jul 12, 2014

Tsunami advisory lifted after east Japan earthquake - NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - A tsunami advisory for northeast Japan has been lifted, public broadcaster NHK said, two hours after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake offshore Fukushima prefecture early on Saturday triggered minor tsunami in the region. Small tsunami of up to 20 cm were recorded at Ishinomaki in Miyagi prefecture and other locations in northeast Japan after the quake, although no major damage was reported. #facebook #Politics #United States #China #Business #Technology #France #Arabic #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment
Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off eastern Japan, minor tsunami warning - NHK

Jul 12, 2014

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off eastern Japan, minor tsunami warning - NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with preliminary magnitude 6.8 hit off eastern Japan on Saturday morning and a warning for a minor tsunami of up to one metre was issued for the northeastern coast, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported. There were no immediate reports of abnormalities at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, which is in the area, NHK said #Politics #United States #China #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #markets #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico #japanese
Berlusconi may face trial over prostitution witness

Jul 12, 2014

Berlusconi may face trial over prostitution witness

BARI Italy (Reuters) - An Italian prosecutor has asked a court to try Silvio Berlusconi for paying 750,000 euros ($1 million) to buy the silence of people aware that he used prostitutes, legal sources said on Friday. Pasquale Drago, a prosecutor in the southern city of Bari wants the court to try the 77-year-old centre-right leader and an accomplice for "inducement to give false testimony" by paying a local businessman not to tell investigators about the prostitutes he allegedly provided for Berlusconi's parties #Politics #United States #India #Business #Japan #Russia #markets #Argentina #Mexico #opinion
Four rhinos killed in Kenya's worst poaching attack in years

Jul 12, 2014

Four rhinos killed in Kenya's worst poaching attack in years

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two armed gangs killed four rhinos for their horns in rural Kenya this week in possibly the worst rhino poaching incident in the country in more than 25 years, the spokesman for Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said on Friday. Poaching across sub-Saharan Africa is on the rise as armed criminal gangs kill elephants for tusks and rhinos for horns, usually to be shipped to Asia for use in ornaments and medicines. #facebook #Politics #United States #India #Arabic #Russia #markets #Latin America #Kenya

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What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Jul 09, 2014

Voters to Sarah Palin: Put a sock in it

54% of voters in poll say they'd like Sarah Palin to be less outspoken in political debates...
What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Jul 11, 2014

Sarah Palin vs. President Obama: Are Republicans the losers?

For a few political cycles now, Republican leaders have strained to distance themselves from some in their midst and focus on the basics to secure and extend their power in Washington: The less-than-sweeping economic recovery and President Obama’s fo... #Barack Obama #Sarah Palin #U.S. Republican Party
What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Jul 08, 2014

For Zach Braff, the movie tour as political campaign

Filmmakers can embark on some rigorous word-of-mouth tours to promote their upcoming releases. But few movie barnstormers compare to the one Zach Braff has been on lately for his new film "Wish I Was Here.... #Barack Obama #Sarah Palin #U.S. Republican Party
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