Daily Archives: September 25, 2008

Ike, Gustav Hearing Highlights FEMA Improvements

Ike, Gustav Hearing Highlights FEMA Improvements by Chris Bedford    Wednesday, 24 September 2008 Agency praised for better responsiveness, but bureaucratic red tape still a problem.The federal government’s response to the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Ike and Gustav shows a … Continue reading

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North Korea (Country threat level – 3)

North Korea expelled U.N. monitors from the reprocessing plant at its Yongbon nuclear facility, the latest setback in the international community’s attempts to convince Pyongyang to discontinue its nuclear weapons program. A spokesman for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) … Continue reading

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USS George Washington arrives in Japan

Hundreds of local residents in Yokosuka, located 30 mi/50 km south of Tokyo, staged protests on 25 September 2008 against the arrival to the port city of the U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington. The locals expressed concern about … Continue reading

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