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  • FBI reverses course on intel sharing shutdown after PJM reporting

    04/20/2012 4:47:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 4/20/12 | Patrick Poole
    On a conference call this afternoon the FBI announced a reversal of their decision to cut off the intelligence sharing of information from the Terrorist Screening Center (TSC). The FBI shut down reporting to the 77 fusion centers on March 1st, and we reported on the shutdown yesterday. The FBI had announced that they would be resuming the TSC reporting, but without the Personal Information Intelligence (PII) that fusion centers had previously had access to (as I updated on the article yesterday afternoon). Fusion center officials had said yesterday that resuming the TSC reports without the PII would be
  • Judge Reverses Decision; Will Now Allow James O’Keefe To Attend Conservative Conference

    06/07/2011 3:26:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    big government ^ | 6/7/11 | Rick Amato
    A federal judge has reversed course and will now not restrict James O’Keefe from traveling to attend a conservative conference in California he told me on the radio recently in a story that has garnered national attention. “Rick I will give you the breaking news story”, he said. “I will be joining you in California on June 10th for the Eagle Forum Conference. I have a very good lawyer named Michael Maddigan. The judge has granted my request for work purposes. My mission is a good mission (referring to his non-profit called Project Veritas). There’s a lot of people we’re...
  • Gene therapy reverses type 1 diabetes in mice with 78% success rate

    06/06/2011 6:46:12 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 7 replies
    An experimental cure for Type 1 diabetes has a nearly 80 percent success rate in curing diabetic mice. The results, to be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 93rd Annual Meeting in Boston, offer possible hope of curing a disease that affects 3 million Americans. "With just one injection of this gene therapy, the mice remain diabetes-free long term and have a return of normal insulin levels in the body," said Vijay Yechoor, MD, the principal investigator and an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Yechoor and his co-workers used their new gene therapy in a nonobese...
  • U.S. reverses stance on treaty to regulate arms trade

    05/21/2010 12:37:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies · 1,161+ views
    reuters ^ | 5/21/10 | Reuters
    (Reuters) - The United States reversed policy on Wednesday and said it would back launching talks on a treaty to regulate arms sales as long as the talks operated by consensus, a stance critics said gave every nation a veto. The decision, announced in a statement released by the U.S. State Department, overturns the position of former President George W. Bush's administration, which had opposed such a treaty on the grounds that national controls were better. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States would support the talks as long as the negotiating forum, the so-called Conference on...
  • Arctic reverses trend, is warmest in two millennia

    09/04/2009 2:44:18 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 1,186+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/4/09 | Randolph E. Schmid - ap
    WASHINGTON – The Arctic is warmer than it's been in 2,000 years, even though it should be cooling because of changes in the Earth's orbit that cause the region to get less direct sunlight. Indeed, the Arctic had been cooling for nearly two millennia before reversing course in the last century and starting to warm as human activities added greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. "If it hadn't been for the increase in human-produced greenhouse gases, summer temperatures in the Arctic should have cooled gradually over the last century," said Bette Otto-Bliesner, a National Center for Atmospheric Research scientist and co-author...
  • Sen. Webb reverses on Obama's Gitmo plans

    05/17/2009 9:06:13 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 1,069+ views
    The Hill ^ | 5/17/09 | Sam Youngman
    With Capitol Hill Republicans cranking up the volume on the issue of where to send alleged terrorists detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Democratic Sen. Jim Webb (Va.) reversed himself Sunday, and questioned President Obama's "artificial timelines" for closing the facility. Webb, appearing on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" with Arizona Republican Sen. Jon Kyl, said that after reviewing Obama's plans to close the facility within one year, he doesn't agree with the president's time schedule and he opposes bringing any detainees to U.S. soil. "We spend hundreds of millions of dollars building an appropriate facility with all security precautions in...
  • Obama team reverses union transparency

    04/26/2009 10:10:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies · 810+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 4/27/09 | Jim McElhatton
    The Obama administration, which has boasted about its efforts to make government more transparent, is rolling back rules requiring labor unions and their leaders to report information about their finances and compensation. The Labor Department noted in a recent disclosure that "it would not be a good use of resources" to bring enforcement actions against union officials who do not comply with conflict of interest reporting rules passed in 2007. Instead, union officials will now be allowed to file older, less detailed conflict reports.
  • Obama reverses opposition to Mexican trucks

    03/13/2009 8:52:31 AM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies · 1,522+ views
    WND ^ | 3/13/09 | Jerome R. Corsi
    One day after signing the $410 billion omnibus funding bill into law, along with provisions ending the Department of Transportation's Mexican truck demonstration project, the Obama administration has announced intentions to restart the program as soon as possible.
  • Obama reverses Bush policy on 'warming'

    02/10/2009 8:57:22 AM PST · by Nachum · 26 replies · 965+ views
    WND ^ | 2/9/09 | Jerome R. Corsi
    – Reflecting the Obama administration's embrace of government policies that enforce a politically charged climate-change agenda, two federal agencies settled a six-year lawsuit, agreeing to spend hundreds of millions of dollars promoting renewable energy standards in energy-poor countries and to establish new carbon emission standards applicable to future development projects the two agencies fund. The sudden decision by the Obama administration to settle the "global warming" cases marks a dramatic reversal of the Bush administration's determination to fight the case in federal court. The cases were first filed by a host of environmental groups and four typically activist cities allied...
  • Lebanese Cabinet reverses decisions (against Hezbollah militants)

    05/14/2008 1:59:40 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 118+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/14/08 | AP
    BEIRUT, Lebanon - A Lebanese minister says the Cabinet has reversed measures against Hezbollah militants that triggered the worst violence since the country's 15-year civil war. Hezbollah has demanded the government reverse the decisions last week to sack an airport security chief for alleged ties to the Shiite group and to declare the militants' private telephone network illegal. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said the moves amounted to a declaration of war and shortly after, he unleashed his fighters on the streets of Beirut. The clashes left 54 dead. Information Minister Ghazi Aridi said the Cabinet revoked the decisions "in view...
  • Top N.J. court reverses abortion ruling

    09/12/2007 7:52:47 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 54 replies · 889+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/12/07 | Jeffrey Gold - ap
    NEWARK, N.J. - A doctor has no duty to tell a woman considering an abortion that her embryo is an "existing human being," a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, averting a trial over when human life begins. The decision, citing past rulings, said the court "will not place a duty on doctors when there is no consensus in the medical community or among the public" on when life begins. The 5-0 Supreme Court ruling reversed a unanimous ruling by a three-judge appeals panel and dismissed the lawsuit of a woman who had an abortion. Abortion cases pending in...
  • CA: Judge reverses species protection ruling (Tiger salamander)

    12/20/2006 6:28:51 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 460+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/20/06 | Terence Chea - ap
    SAN FRANCISCO - A judge has overturned a decision by state wildlife regulators to reject a petition to give protected status to the California tiger salamander. Sacramento Superior Court Judge Lloyd G. Connelly ordered the Fish and Game Commission to conduct a 12-month review to determine whether to list the yellow-and-black amphibian as an endangered or threatened species. Connelly said the commission "misstated or ignored substantial evidence" and "relied on conflicting information of doubtful scientific value" when it voted 3-2 two years ago to reject the petition to list the salamander under the California Endangered Species Act. In the Dec....
  • CA: Court reverses cop killer's conviction (9th Circuit / 3-Judge panel)

    11/02/2005 4:29:44 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 481+ views
    ap on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 11/02/05 | David Kravets - ap
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday reversed the conviction and death sentence of a man condemned for the 1982 killings of two Riverside police officers. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Jackson Daniels Jr., 67, had ineffective counsel, and that the judge should have moved the trial from Riverside County because of intense pretrial publicity. The appeals court ruled Daniels had two rookie criminal defense attorneys who had never tried a murder case, and that a judge had given them only three months to prepare. The attorneys failed to...
  • CA: Scouts, Bible groups can use schools - San Diego district reverses stand on free meetings

    10/29/2005 11:51:40 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 619+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 10/29/05 | Helen Gao
    Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Bible study groups are free to hold meetings at San Diego public schools without paying fees. The San Diego Unified School District has revoked an unpopular policy implemented in August to charge Scouting groups user fees. It also agreed to stop charging an elementary school Bible study group, the Good News Club, and similar youth organizations. The reversals are part of an effort by the district to settle a federal lawsuit filed by Child Evangelism Fellowship in June. The organization, which sponsors the Good News Club, alleged discrimination because it had to pay to meet...
  • Court Rules in Favor of Anonymous Blogger (reverses lower court ruling)

    10/06/2005 11:58:25 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 1,515+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/6/05 | Randall Chase - AP
    DOVER, Del. - In a decision hailed by free-speech advocates, the Delaware Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed a lower court decision requiring an Internet service provider to disclose the identity of an anonymous blogger who targeted a local elected official. In a 34-page opinion, the justices said a Superior Court judge should have required Smyrna town councilman Patrick Cahill to make a stronger case that he and his wife, Julia, had been defamed before ordering Comcast Cable Communications to disclose the identities of four anonymous posters to a blog site operated by Independent Newspapers Inc., publisher of the Delaware State...
  • Ice Age coming into Focus!

    06/05/2004 2:32:35 PM PDT · by cureforcancer · 21 replies · 694+ views
    The Neutrino Report ^ | 1995, 2004 | Robert Texas Bailey(Tex)
    “In 1990 they found that the Earth goes through abrupt temperature changes from deep ice samples in Greenland of about 10,000 years ago the Earth’s temperature dropped 19 degrees” (research found by weather channel) taking 5-10 years (weather channel) but from analytical data, I intend to show this could take for the most part one year (Robert T Bailey) and more shocking a large part of the temperature change will happen this year! The End of the World as we known it is coming; an ice Age will change the face of the Earth. We have a crisis here. In...
  • CA: State Supreme Court reverses murder conviction over Miranda violations

    07/14/2003 9:39:06 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 273+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 7/14/03 | Ron Harris - AP
    <p>SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A young man's confession that led to his murder conviction was given involuntarily, in violation of his Miranda rights, and should have been deemed inadmissible, the California Supreme Court ruled Monday.</p> <p>Kenneth Ray Neal's confession to murder should have been prohibited because he was badgered by a detective from the Tulare County Sheriff's Office, the state's high court said, reversing Neal's conviction. His nine requests to speak with a lawyer before the confessions had also been rebuffed.</p>