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DOD's cyber requirements prompt industry questions   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : National Institute of Standards and Technology
Source: Washington Technology - Officials from the Department of Defense and the National Institute of Standards and Technology gave updates on two nascent programs at an Aug. 8 Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board ...
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Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) – US Department of Labor
Source: The Guardian - Us labor secretary Alexander Acosta has proposed a drastic cut to the International Labor Affairs Bureau that experts say would put the lives of children at risk. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Alexander Acosta, the US labor secretary...
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This is the world's most accurate clock -- for now, anyways   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : National Institute of Standards and Technology
Source: ABC News on MSN.com - Earlier this year, in a nondescript lab at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado, a new clock laid claim to the title of world's most accurate. At its heart, a single positively charged aluminum...
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Risks from Vitamin Supplements   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDA)
Source: Center for Food Safety - Scripps Howard News Service, April 6, 2001. [3] U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. “Dietary Supplements– Overview.” http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/supplmnt.html CFS...
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Simply Smart Organics poultry products recalled by Perdue Foods   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: The Daily Courier - the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today, Aug. 12. The fully cooked chicken products were produced on March 21, 2019. The following products are subject to recall:...
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AG Raoul to streaming companies: Don't show cigarettes   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : National Association of Attorneys General
Source: The State Journal-Register - The National Association of Attorneys General's interest in this matter, the group wrote, stems from a 1998 lawsuit commonly known as the master settlement agreement. Tobacco companies agreed to pay several states annual sums to...
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The Politics of Water in Bolivia   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Bank “Water”
Source: The Nation - World Bank water officials claim all the best intentions when they make the push for water privatization.The bank has argued that poor governments are often too plagued by local corruption and too ill equipped to run public water...
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What is non-revenue water' How can we reduce it for better water service'   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Bank “Water”
Source: World Bank - We refer to it as non-revenue water (NRW), or water that is pumped and then lost or unaccounted for. The need to manage NRW better and protect precious water resources has become increasingly important. Non-revenue water (NRW) ...
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High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Bank “Water”
Source: World Bank - With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and...
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Sewage backup problem, bug in pickle bucket among July restaurant violations   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: Wichita Eagle - The Kansas Department of Agriculture shared their top critical violations found during routine inspections at restaurants and grocery stores in Kansas. Critical violations can contribute to foodborne illness ... harbor harmful ...
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