Archive: 11/18/2010

Gov't says full-body scanners at airports are safe

(AP) -- They look a little like giant refrigerators and pack a radiation dose big enough to peer through clothing for bombs or weapons, yet too minuscule to be harmful, federal officials insist. As the government ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Health
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MySpace deepens ties with rival Facebook

MySpace on Thursday began letting members tap into entertainment preferences expressed in Facebook profiles in a deepening of ties with the firm that snatched its social networking crown.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Internet
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Green Europe eyes farming revolution

In a radical overhaul of Europe's controversial Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the European Commission on Thursday suggested a greener, fairer farming policy for the future, including a rethink of subsidies.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Environment
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Sweden to issue int'l warrant for Assange

(AP) -- The elusive Australian behind the biggest leak of U.S. war documents in history is wanted by Sweden in a drawn-out rape probe, and could soon face an international arrest warrant curtailing his ability ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Other
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US Senate committee approves online piracy bill

The US Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill on Thursday that would give US law enforcement more tools to crack down on websites abroad engaged in piracy of movies, television shows and music.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Internet
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FDA review on transgenic salmon too narrow: study

The review process being used by the Food and Drug Administration to assess the safety of a faster-growing transgenic salmon fails to weigh the full effects of the fish's widespread production, according to analysis by a ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Environment
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