Wednesday, December 02, 2009

In the News: Dec-02

Wordle: In the News: Dec-02

N.Y. lawmakers set for final vote on gay marriage - 2 Dec 2009 at 2:47pm - The outcome of the vote, which could send the bill to Gov. David Paterson's desk for his signature, remains in doubt.

U.S. approves first "ethical" human stem cell lines - 2 Dec 2009 at 1:48pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government approved the first 13 batches of human embryonic stem cells on Wednesday, enabling researchers using them to get millions of dollars in federal funding as promised by President Barack Obama in March.

Big developing states reject Copenhagen climate plan - 2 Dec 2009 at 1:42pm - NEW DELHI/LONDON (Reuters) - China and other big developing nations rejected core targets for a climate deal such as halving world greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 just five days before talks start in Copenhagen, diplomats said on Wednesday.

Blackwater founder Prince feels thrown under bus - 2 Dec 2009 at 12:42pm - RALEIGH, N.C. -- The man who built Blackwater USA into one of the world's most respected and reviled defense contractors feels that he was thrown under the bus after serving the nation's security interests for years.

Thought for the day:
You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think. -Milton Berle (1908 - 2002)