US Senate votes extension of anti-terrorism powers
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15 Feb 2011
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US Senate votes extension of anti-terrorism powers 15 Feb 2011 The US Senate voted Tuesday to extend controversial counter-terrorism search and surveillance powers at the heart of the Patriot Act law adopted after the September 11, 2001 attacks. With the three provisions set to expire February 28, lawmakers approved legislation to extend them to May 27 by a 86-12 margin, one day after the House of Representatives passed an extension to December 8.
F-16 jets, military copter over DC at midnight Wednesday 15 Feb 2011 As part of a post 9/11 training and preparedness military mission, F-16 jets, a coast guard helicopter and civil patrol aircraft will be flying over the Washington D.C. area from midnight to 2 a.m. on Wednesday, officials said on Tuesday. Exercise "Falcon Virgo 11-05" will allow NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) to hone its "intercept and identification" operations and test a visual warning system, the U.S.-Canadian based agency said.
CDC Reports First Human Cowpox Infection in Laboratory Worker --'The investigation revealed cowpox virus stocks in the laboratory's freezer, but no known or intentional use of cowpox in the patient's laboratory in the previous 5 years.' 08 Feb 2011 (Vienna, Austria) The first human cowpox virus infection in the United States has been documented in an unvaccinated laboratory researcher, according to a report by investigators from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. The findings were reported by Andrea McCollum, MPH, an epidemiologist from the Mycotic Diseases Branch of the CDC here at the IMED 2011: International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance.
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