194 Countries Agree to Regulate Synthetic Biology

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Old-Thinker News | October 30, 2014

By Daniel Taylor

The United Nation’s Convention on Biological Diversity recently announced a decision on part of 194 countries to regulate synthetic biology technology.

More college students support post-birth abortion

The College Fix | October 29, 2014

By Mairead McArdle

A trend seen by prolife activists that frequently engage college students on campuses nationwide is the growing acceptance of post-birth abortion, or killing the infant after he or she is born, campus prolife outreach leaders tell The College Fix.

Study: Tax-Exempt Foundations Deepening Connection to Federal Gov

Chronicle of Philanthropy | October 27, 2014

By Alex Daniels

The federal government is setting up a growing number of specialized offices to serve as points of contact with foundations and businesses, reflecting the growth in partnerships between the public and the private sectors, according to a new study.

Labrador hosts biggest NORAD training exercise since Cold War

CBC | October 26, 2014

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) are holding their largest training exercise since the Cold War this week in Labrador.

Ex-CBS reporter: Government agency bugged my computer

New York Post | October 27, 2014

By Kyle Smith and Bruce Golding

A former CBS News reporter who quit the network over claims it kills stories that put President Obama in a bad light says she was spied on by a “government-related entity” that planted classified documents on her computer.

Obama aides criticize Ebola quarantine rules

USA Today | October 26, 2014

By David Jackson

Aides to President Obama are criticizing decisions by three states to quarantine people who are returning from Ebola-stricken West Africa.

Shortage of protective gear is a hurdle for Ebola preparedness

American-Statesman | October 23, 2014

By Julie Chang

Access to more specialized hospital gear and internal and external communications should be improved, doctors told a state task force on Ebola on Thursday.