Kerry says Yemen embassy closing was an effort to save lives

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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AQAP remains high level of concern for U.S.

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A recent statement by the head of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula about getting imprisoned fighters out of jail is of high concern for the U.S., the State Department said on Monday.
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CTBTO officials tour Department of Energy labs

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Officials from the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization conducted tours of several Department of Energy laboratories on Thursday.
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United Nations awaits final approval of its investigational mission in Syria

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations recently announced that it finalized all of the logistical details for its trip to Syria to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons and is awaiting the Syrian government's approval.
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U.S. says no chance of military solution to Syrian conflict

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

One of the reasons the U.S. is pushing for a political solution in Syria is because it is unlikely that either side will win on the battlefield, the State Department said on Monday.
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Wyss Institute receives FDA contract to test radiation countermeasures

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Monday the awarding of a $5.6 million contract to Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering to develop technology to test radiation countermeasures.
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MacAulay-Brown improves national security team with new vice presidents

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

MacAulay-Brown, Inc., announced on Monday that Sharon Russ has joined MacB as vice president of the National Capital Region Division and Dan Gutierrez has been promoted to vice president to lead MacB's Information Dominance Division.
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks in Pakistan on international peace

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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U.S. concerned about any violence between India and Pakistan

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. is concerned about any terrorist violence on the border between Pakistan and India after a violent incident occurred on Monday, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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U.S. will continue supporting Libyan efforts to secure weapons

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. will continue to support Libya in securing the enormous stockpiles of weapons left by the ousted regime of Muammar Qadhafi, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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New technology improves IED detection

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory announced on Wednesday the development of a new technology that can better detect improvised explosive devices.
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IUPAC holds 44th World Chemistry Congress

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The 44th World Chemistry Congress was held in Istanbul, Turkey from August 11 to 16, bringing together leaders from around the world to discuss new scientific advances in chemistry and the chemical weapons convention.
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Kerry says U.S. gathers foreign intelligence to protect people

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

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NNSA signs agreement with Peru to prevent nuclear smuggling

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Nuclear Security Administration announced an agreement on Tuesday with Peru's Ministry of Foreign Affairs to start a cooperative effort to detect, deter and interdict the illicit smuggling of nuclear and radiological materials.
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Ban gives statement on North Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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CTED and Canada negotiate increased counterterrorism collaboration

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Senior officials from the Security Council's Counter Terrorism Committee and Canada met in New York on August 9 to negotiate increased counterterrorism collaboration between the Member State and the United Nations.
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Syria accepts cooperation terms for visit by U.N. investigation team

Monday, Aug 19, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Syrian government formally accepted terms of cooperation to ensure the safe, proper and efficient conduct of a mission by the U.N. chemical weapons investigation team, the U.N. announced on Wednesday.
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Sandia Labs completes testing on mobile radiological scanner

Monday, Aug 19, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Sandia National Laboratories announced on Wednesday that a Sandia team finished acceptance testing on a large mobile scanner that detects smuggled radiological materials.
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NATO completes first of 29 Smart Defence projects

Monday, Aug 19, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

NATO announced on Wednesday that it has completed the first of 29 ongoing Smart Defence projects.
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New face paint for soldiers offers burn protection from bombs

Monday, Aug 19, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A new face paint revealed at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society not only offers soldiers traditional camouflage, but also protects them from the scalding temperatures of bombs.
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