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  • How a Canadian Prairie city made an Ebola vaccine

    How a Canadian Prairie city made an Ebola vaccine
    An experimental Ebola vaccine that is offering some hope for West Africa was invented in a small Canadian Prairie city and had its roots in the Cold War, the German town of Marburg and a disease scare that panicked Toronto in the 1970s. The Canadian...
  • White House commends Maliki for stepping aside as Iraqi prime minister

    EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday praised Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki for dropping his bid for a third term and throwing his support behind a designated replacement, Haider al-Abadi. "Today, Iraqis took another major step...
  • Iraq's Maliki steps aside as PM, backs replacement

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Caving in to relentless pressure at home and abroad to step aside, Nuri al-Maliki dropped his bid for a third term as prime minister of Iraq on Thursday and pledged support for his replacement, moderate Shi'ite Haider al-Abadi....
  • Ex-manager at indicted money exchange pleads guilty to U.S. charges

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former manager at indicted digital currency exchange Liberty Reserve pleaded guilty on Thursday in New York to federal charges of conspiracy and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business. Azzedine El Amine, 47, a Costa...
  • Israel blocks rights group as alternative to military service

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has disqualified its foremost human rights group as a volunteer option for youths who choose civilian national service over military conscription, officials said on Thursday, citing the group's criticism of the Gaza offensive....
  • Thousands of Israelis protest war's failure to halt Gaza rockets

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Some 10,000 Israelis protested on Thursday in a Tel Aviv square against what they see as the failure of a five-week Gaza war to decisively halt rocket and mortar fire at southern towns bordering on the Palestinian coastal territory....
  • Commissioners gouge residents by failing to collect impact fees

    Commissioners gouge residents by failing to collect impact fees
    So far, Lake County commissioners quietly have stuck property owners with a $36 million bill that will come due in a few years. And to make it worse, they're now poised to jack up the price. What they did was to stop collecting impact fees in 2011 and...
  • BSO hosts children's gun safety class

    Broward Sheriff's Office Deputy Trainer Gene Nardi pulled a shiny black gun from a cardboard box and held it up. "Real or fake?" he asked the audience of about 30 parents and youngsters there for a children's gun safety class BSO offered at its Cooper...
  • New Mexico Governor Sounds Off on the Benefits of State's Production Incentive Program

    In April 2013, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signed the so-called "Breaking Bad" bill to increase the state's incentives for film and television production. The action erased a what had been a partial interruption in the state's longstanding and...
  • Shared Interests Have Led New Mexico Unions and Government to Work Together

    Over the past decade, thanks to its aggressive tax rebate, New Mexico has positioned itself as a filmmaking and TV production magnet that's attracted over $2 billion in spending -- including such projects as "Breaking Bad," the new "Manhattan" series,...
  • Tax Incentives Build Thriving Production Culture in New Mexico

    New Mexico production is often synonymous with big-name network and studio tentpoles, but the same incentives that lure Hollywood's biggest players to the state foster more modest filmmaking. Take local producer Marshall Bear. The local film and TV tax...