Monday, September 08, 2008

In the News: Sep-08

Bush cancels civilian nuclear deal with Russia - 8 Sep 2008 at 12:46pm - WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration has canceled a once-celebrated civilian nuclear cooperation deal with Russia.

9/11 health company slow to start treating workers - 8 Sep 2008 at 12:32pm - WASHINGTON -- A company run by an ex-Bush administration official and hired by the government to provide medical care to Sept. 11 recovery workers has been slow to take up the job, workers and advocates say.

IRAQ: Government cracks down on squatters - September 08, 2008 5:57:00 PM - BAGHDAD, 8 September 2008 (IRIN) - The Iraqi government is cracking down on squatters occupying properties belonging to internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees as the one-month grace period expired at the end of August, a government spokesman said.

IRAQ: Two more cholera cases confirmed - September 08, 2008 5:57:00 PM - BAGHDAD, 8 September 2008 (IRIN) - Two more cholera cases have been diagnosed in Baghdad, bringing the number of cases to seven since last week, including a fatality in the south, the Health Ministry said on 7 September.

Yucca license application accepted for review - 8 Sep 2008 at 11:32am - WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators have agreed to formally review the government's application for a license to build a radioactive waste dump in Nevada.

Thought for the day:
An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters. -Henry Clay (1777 - 1852)


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