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Nuclear experts weigh in on GE containment system

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
Since General Electric supplied the design four decades ago for all six nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in northeastern Japan, some regulators and critics have questioned whether the system - which was supposed to be smaller and less expensive than others - can withstand a...
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Critics say Egypt getting crash course in constitutional confusion

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
CAIRO - If it's true that Egypt pulled off a so-called Facebook revolution, then the nation is about to confront a status change in its relationship with democracy: "It's complicated." Very.
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Four journalists deported from Yemen

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
SANAA, YEMEN - A British journalist says he and three other foreign reporters have been deported from Yemen after being detained for several hours.
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Saudi troops intervene to shore up Bahrain's monarchy

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
DAMMAM, SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi armored personnel carriers rolled over a causeway into Bahrain on Monday in an extraordinary intervention aimed at helping a neighboring Sunni monarchy bring an end to weeks of Shiite-led protests that have unnerved kingdoms and emirates throughout the Persian Gulf...
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Digest

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
Senate Republicans have raised the stakes in their showdown with President Obama over trade policy, saying they will block the confirmation of a new Commerce Department secretary until the administration submits to Congress three free-trade agreements.
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Higher food prices may be here to stay

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
Agronomist Roger Elmore suspected trouble in July, when Iowa's cool summer nights didn't get as cool as usual.
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U.S. stocks sink in face of worries about Japan

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
U.S. equities fell, sending the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index lower for a third time in four days, as investors struggled to assess how much damage Japan's worst earthquake on record will do to the global economy.
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Excerpt from voices.washingtonpost.com/posttech

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
The Federal Trade Commission said Monday that it settled with online advertising provider Chitika for allegedly tracking online activities of users who had opted out of the company's service.
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FDIC too slow to sue officers and directors at failed banks, critics say

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
As the chief undertaker of the Great Recession, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has briskly shuttered 345 failed banks since 2008, at a cost to the government insurance fund of about $76 billion.
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How House GOP spending cuts would add up to more spending later

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
Let's say that for every dollar you gave me, I gave you a crisp $10 bill in return. Good deal, right? Almost too good. But before you start to ask questions, I'll remind you that this is my thought experiment. Perhaps I just love dollar bills. Or perhaps I just love you. At any rate, there are no...
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Senate Republicans vow to block non-budget bills

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
The Senate has a much-deserved reputation for being "deliberative," and if some Republicans have their way, the chamber may move even slower in the coming months.
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How much can we justify spending on nuclear weapons?

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
The horrific earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last week lead me to this question: Is it not time to talk realistically about the $200 billion or more we plan to spend over the next decade on strategic nuclear weapons and their land- and sea-based delivery systems?
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The Federal Worker

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
Cutting collective-bargaining rights in Wisconsin has sent a jolt through federal unions. Federal Diary, B4
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House ethics chair blasts predecessor on idling of lawyers in Waters probe

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
The Republican chairman of the House ethics committee has accused his Democratic predecessor of violating House rules and acting without cause in forcing two staff lawyers to take paid leave amid a contentious committee probe of alleged misconduct by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) last year.
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TOM TOLES

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
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Japan's nuclear crisis deepens as third reactor loses cooling capacity

Tue, 2011-03-15 05:00
Japan's nuclear emergency turned more dire on Tuesday after the third explosion in four days rocked the seaside Fukushima Daiichi complex and fire briefly raged in a storage facility for spent fuel rods at a fourth, previously unaffected reactor.
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Japan's nuclear crisis deepens as third reactor loses cooling capacity

Tue, 2011-03-15 04:18
Japan's nuclear crisis deepened Monday as utility officials reported that four out of five pumps being used to flood the unit 2 reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi complex had failed and that the other pump had briefly stopped working, hastening the meltdown of fuel rods that at one point were fully ex
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EUGENE MEYER, 1875-1959 - PHILIP L.

Tue, 2011-03-15 01:52
EUGENE MEYER, 1875-1959 - PHILIP L. GRAHAM, 1915-1963
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Pakistan assassinations highlight sway of radical clerics

Mon, 2011-03-14 20:25
Slayings of liberal politicians show the seeming invincibility of radical religious leaders.
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Inadequacy of crash test dummies leaves many child safety seats with no federal standards

Mon, 2011-03-14 17:48
A lack of suitable crash test dummies has left many car seats unregulated - and untested.
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