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U.S. Court System Outmatches 9/11 Conspirator

From Reuters: Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person convicted in a U.S. court on criminal charges related to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, lost a bid on Monday to
Jul 31, 2020

U.S. Court System Outmatches 9/11 Conspirator

U.S. Court System Outmatches 9/11 Conspirator

From Reuters: Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person convicted in a U.S. court on criminal charges related to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, lost a bid on Monday to
From Reuters: Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person convicted in a U.S. court on criminal charges related to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, lost a bid on Monday to
Jul 31, 2020

Supreme Court Shuts Door on Gitmo Torture Case

Supreme Court Shuts Door on Gitmo Torture Case

Lower court granted qualified immunity to U.S. officials because it wasn’t clear at the time that abusing Guantanamo prisoners was illegal.
Lower court granted qualified immunity to U.S. officials because it wasn’t clear at the time that abusing Guantanamo prisoners was illegal.
Jul 31, 2020

Consortium to host gulf restoration roundtable next week

Consortium to host gulf restoration roundtable next week

A concentrated oil burn in the Gulf of Mexico, conducted in May 2010 (Pic by Deepwater Horizon Response, via Flickr) The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force on Wednesday released its comprehensive preliminary strategy for long-term restoration. Next Tuesday, the Consortium for Ocean Leadership and COMPASS (Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea) will host a roundtable discussion to further delve into the strategy, and discuss what can be done on a policy level. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will be sponsoring the event. According to a press release, the roundtable discussion will address specific scientific and economic issues regarding effective restoration in the Gulf of Mexico, including “What role can science play in identifying what the linked ecological and economic goals of ecosystem recovery are in the Gulf?” “Restoring economic vitality to the Gulf will depend on a foundation of sustained coastal health,” reads a press release for the event
A concentrated oil burn in the Gulf of Mexico, conducted in May 2010 (Pic by Deepwater Horizon Response, via Flickr) The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force on Wednesday released its comprehensive preliminary strategy for long-term restoration. Next Tuesday, the Consortium for Ocean Leadership and COMPASS (Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea) will host a roundtable discussion to further delve into the strategy, and discuss what can be done on a policy level. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will be sponsoring the event. According to a press release, the roundtable discussion will address specific scientific and economic issues regarding effective restoration in the Gulf of Mexico, including “What role can science play in identifying what the linked ecological and economic goals of ecosystem recovery are in the Gulf?” “Restoring economic vitality to the Gulf will depend on a foundation of sustained coastal health,” reads a press release for the event
Jul 31, 2020

Obama: Condolence letters will be sent to families in military suicide cases

Obama: Condolence letters will be sent to families in military suicide cases

President Obama announced Wednesday that he had reversed the policy that bars military authorities from sending official condolence letters to the families of service members who commit suicide in a combat zone. The move comes against the backdrop of steadily rising military suicide rates and a major Defense Department effort to turn the disturbing trend around. “n consultation with the Secretary of Defense and the military chain of command, I have decided to reverse long-standing policy,” Obama said in a White House release. “This issue is emotional, painful, and complicated, but these Americans served our nation bravely. They didn’t die because they were weak. And the fact that they didn’t get the help they needed must change. Our men and women in uniform have borne the incredible burden of our wars, and we need to do everything in our power to honor their service, and to help them stay strong for themselves, for their families and for our nation.” Although the suicide rate among U.S.
President Obama announced Wednesday that he had reversed the policy that bars military authorities from sending official condolence letters to the families of service members who commit suicide in a combat zone. The move comes against the backdrop of steadily rising military suicide rates and a major Defense Department effort to turn the disturbing trend around. “n consultation with the Secretary of Defense and the military chain of command, I have decided to reverse long-standing policy,” Obama said in a White House release. “This issue is emotional, painful, and complicated, but these Americans served our nation bravely. They didn’t die because they were weak. And the fact that they didn’t get the help they needed must change. Our men and women in uniform have borne the incredible burden of our wars, and we need to do everything in our power to honor their service, and to help them stay strong for themselves, for their families and for our nation.” Although the suicide rate among U.S.
Jul 31, 2020
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