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EU Approves $113 Billion Bailout for Ireland - Yahoo! News
World  (tags: EU, Ireland, bailout, economy, financial, financial crisis, world )

- 2853 days ago -
BRUSSELS - EU nations agreed an euro85 billion ($113 billion) bailout deal for Ireland on Sunday to help the debt-struck country with its banking crisis, and sketched out new rules for future emergencies in an effort to restore faith in the euro currency.
US Cracks Down on Fake Pot as Public Health Hazard - Yahoo! News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'fake pot', emergency action, outlaw, chemicals, K2, incense )

- 2857 days ago -
WASHINGTON - Cracking down on fake pot, the government began emergency action Wednesday to outlaw five chemicals used in herbal blends to make synthetic marijuana. They're sold in drug paraphernalia shops and on the Internet to a burgeoning market of teen
SKorea to Boost Troops as NKorea Issues Warning - Yahoo! News
World  (tags: South Korea, North Korea, island, dispute, military, boost troops, artillery, warning )

- 2857 days ago -
YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea - South Korea's president vowed Thursday to boost troops on an island targeted by a North Korean artillery barrage, while the North stridently warned of additional attacks if the South carries out any "reckless military ...
TSA Body Scanners: Safety Upgrade or Stimulus Boondoggle? - CSMonitor.Com
Business  (tags: TSA, full body scanners, security, funding, federal bailout, stimulus funds, government )

- 2856 days ago -
Starting Friday and extending through the next 12 days of the Thanksgiving weekend, some 1 in 10 Americans will take to the skies to travel. As they cram into busy airports, many of them will come face to face with one of the most visible products of the
Are Airport Scanners Safe? : NPR
Health & Wellness  (tags: TSA, scanners, NPR, story, interview, audio, transcript, safety, xray, radiation )

- 2857 days ago -
Some airport body scanning machines use X-rays to generate images. How much radiation is a traveler exposed to? Should frequent fliers opt for a pat down instead? Radiation expert David Brenner explains the possible public health concerns of scanning...
Don't Touch My Junk: TSA Officers Hear Complaints : NPR
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TSA, airports, airlines, security, full body scanners, Pat-Downs )

- 2857 days ago -
Airport security officer Ricky McCoy has heard the jokes: What does TSA stand for? "The Sexual Assailants."
Airport Lines Move Smoothly Despite Warnings : NPR
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TSA, scanners, national opt-out day, travel, airline, airport, security )

- 2857 days ago -
The lines moved smoothly at airports around the country Wednesday afternoon despite an Internet campaign to get Thanksgiving travelers to gum up the works on one of the busiest days of the year by refusing full-body scans.
The Sun Steals Comets From Other Stars - NASA Science
Science & Tech  (tags: space, sun, comets, interesting, science, stars )

- 2858 days ago -
Nov. 23, 2010: The next time you thrill at the sight of a comet blazing across the night sky, consider this: it's a stolen pleasure. You're enjoying the spectacle at the expense of a distant star.
TSA Scanners and Pat-Downs OK? Prove It!! - TAKE ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TSA, scanners, Pat-Downs, president, first lady, family, petition )

- 2858 days ago -
If our president and government want us to undergo these scans and invasive pat downs, then they need to show us that they are just as willing to subject themselves and their families (including their children) to these same treatments.<br /> <br /> Ple
America's Failed War of Attrition in Afghanistan | The Nation
World  (tags: america, afghanistan, war of attrition, politics, government, world politics, NATO )

- 2858 days ago -
NAAt the end of the NATO summit in Lisbon, Portugal this weekend, the leadership of the Afghan Taliban issued a statement characterizing the alliance's adoption of a loose timeline for a 2014 end to combat operations as "good news" for Afghans and ...
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