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US envoy: N Korea nuclear plant 'provocative'

Posted by qiusisi on Monday, November 22, 2010,
Evidence of a new North Korean nuclear plant is disappointing and provocative, says the top US envoy on North Korea, Stephen Bosworth. cheap nike air max 90 But after talks with South Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-Hwan, he said the situation was not "a crisis". A US scientist said he been shown "more than 1,000 centrifuges" for enriching uranium on a visit to North Korea and had seen a new light-water reactor. Enriched uranium can be used for nuclear fuel or made into weapons. "This is obv...
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Senate GOP agrees on earmark prohibition

Posted by qiusisi on Wednesday, November 17, 2010,
Senate Republicans voted Tuesday to abandon their use of earmarks in the new Congress, a move setting up an unusual alliance with the White House and exerting pressure on reluctant Democratic lawmakers to follow suit.ugg australia on sale The vote by Senate Republican represented an internal party decision. But along with a similar step expected today by counterparts in the House, it provided an early example of the influence of the tea party and the rising conservative movement that fueled t...
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Cameron and Sarkozy hail UK-France defence treaties

Posted by qiusisi on Monday, November 8, 2010,
A UK centre will develop nuclear testing technology while one in France carries it out and there are plans for a joint army expeditionary force.uggs sale After signing the treaties with Nicolas Sarkozy, the UK PM said it would make citizens safer and would save money. But Labour suggested it could limit the UK's ability to act independently. After he and French President Nicolas Sarkozy signed the two treaties, Mr Cameron said: "Today we open a new chapter in a long history of co-operation on...
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Call for home testing for HIV

Posted by qiusisi on Thursday, November 4, 2010,
Laws and policies should be changed to pave the way for the kits' distribution, said Wits University academics Marlise Richter and Dr Francois Venter, and Andy Gray, a senior lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's medical school. ugg style boots "South Africa has reached a point in its Aids epidemic where individuals should be able to decide when and where they would like to test for HIV, and do so without having to involve anyone else," they said. They said the SA Medical Association ...
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Nasa prepares to view comet up close

Posted by qiusisi on Tuesday, November 2, 2010,

Astronomers are preparing for an up-close and personal look next week at a comet, which they say will provide the best extended view yet at that class of objects in the solar system. sale ugg boots

The Deep Impact spacecraft will pass within 700 kilometres of comet Hartley 2 at a speed of 43, 000 kilometres per hour on November 4. Its mission, dubbed Epoxi, is to take high resolution images of the comet's nucleus using two telescopes with digital and an infrared spectrometer.

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