Amano recounts successes of nuclear security conference

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Yukiya Amano
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U.N. envoy welcomes Kurdish leader to Baghdad

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Martin Kobler, the U.N.'s special representative of the secretary-general for Iraq, welcomed the visit on Sunday to Baghdad by a Kurdish leader to tackle issues between Iraq and the Kurdistan region.
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Fort Leonard Wood opens CBRN training facility

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Fort Leonard Wood held an opening ceremony for its Lt. Joseph Terry Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear First Responder Training Facility on June 28.
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Man found guilty of mailing fake anthrax letters

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Florida man was found guilty on June 11 on three counts of falsifying information involving the threatened use of anthrax and one count of threatening to bomb the Federal Courthouse in Tallahassee.
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CDS condemns use of chemical weapons by Assad regime

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Coalition for a Democratic Syria strongly condemned on Saturday the use of chemical weapons against opposition areas in Homs by Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime and called upon the international community to take action.
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U.S. to conduct bioterror gas test on New York subway system

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The New York City Police Department and the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory announced on Monday that they will conduct a joint test to prevent attacks on the city's subway system.
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New response program for water contamination developed

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The team behind SecurEau, a four-year Seventh Framework Programme funded project, announced on Thursday the development of a toolbox that can be used by major European cities in cases of water supply contamination.
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Inspector General evaluations of classification program due in September

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Under the Reducing Over-classification Act of 2010, the executive branch agency Inspector Generals that classify national security information will be required to evaluate their classification programs to identify potential causes of misclassification by September.
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Ban supports decision to continue talks with Syria on chemical weapons probe

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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Kuwait becomes a part of CCW

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Kuwait officially joined the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons by depositing its instrument of accession to the convention, the U.N. Office for Disarmament Affairs said on Monday.
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Experts believe North Korean nuclear plans are not going away

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Independent U.S. analysts said on Monday that the North Korean military may never be fully denuclearized.
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Navy and FBI cross-train on bomb detection

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The FBI and Navy began cross-training ten years ago during the U.S. War on Terror to share each organization's unique skill-set and knowledge to better protect the country from explosive threats.
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ICAN launches initiative to shake up nuclear disarmament cause

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons launched a campaign on Saturday with multiple humanitarian, environmental and peace organizations in a concerted effort to demand the beginning of a process to ban nuclear weapons.
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NRC publishes annual nuclear security inspection report to Congress

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced on Tuesday that it made an unclassified version of its annual nuclear security inspection program report available to the public following the presentation of the report to Congress.
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TASC awarded $37.9 million naval task order

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

TASC, Inc., announced on Monday that it was awarded a task order by the U.S. Navy's Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division to provide engineering and technical support.
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Sen. Corker: Plan to arm opposition forces in Syria would cause chaos

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bob Corker
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U.S. maintains position that only Syrian government used chemical weapons

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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U.N. Security Council condemns Beirut terrorist attack

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The members of the U.N. Security Council strongly condemned a terrorist attack that occurred on Tuesday in Beirut and highlighted the need to bring the perpetrators to justice.
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Raytheon receives $80.5 million Navy contract

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Raytheon Company announced on Wednesday it was awarded a $80.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to make Joint Standoff Weapon C-1's.
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Sellstrom invited to Damascus by Syria

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ake Sellstrom, the leader of the U.N. team investigating chemical weapon use in Syria, was invited to Damascus by the Syrian government, a U.S. representative to the U.N. said on Tuesday.
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