Yemen kills Qaeda commander, suicide bomber wounds two soldiers Abu Islam al-Shishani was the second foreign jihadist to be killed this week since the military launched its latest offensive on al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). News of his death came as officials blamed AQAP for a suicide bombing at an ... 05/3/2014 - 1:17 am | View Link
Al Qaeda suicide bomber kills Yemen militia chief A suspected Al-Qaeda suicide bomber blew himself up early Sunday in southern Yemen killing the commander of a local pro-army militia and wounding six people, a government official told AFP. Two children were among the wounded in the town of Mudiya in the ... 08/18/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Suicide bomber kills Yemen commander in south SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suicide bomber assassinated Yemen's army commander leading the fight against al-Qaida in the country's south, the Defense Ministry said, just days after the military made major gains in its campaign to expel militants from their ... 06/18/2012 - 9:15 am | View Link
Suicide bomber kills senior south Yemen army general ADEN - The commander of Yemen's southern military region was killed in a suicide attack in Aden early on Monday, medics and a security official said, after the army drove al-Qaida-linked militants from their strongholds in the area. The bomber, who was ... 06/18/2012 - 6:56 am | View Link
Suicide bomber kills south Yemen army chief ADEN (Reuters) - The commander of military forces in the south of Yemen was killed by a suicide bomber in the port city of Aden on Monday, days after troops drove Islamist militants linked to al Qaeda from their southern strongholds. The killing of Major ... 06/18/2012 - 6:49 am | View Link
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The Frederick-based startup has developed two technologies that it says will reduce energy costs for farmers and give them a potential new revenue stream - all by harnessing the power of animal poop.
"There's a lot of manure out there," Chief Operating Officer Cindy Wilker told a panel of potential angel investors at the Entrepreneurship Expo hosted by the Maryland Technology Development Corp.
On loan from the CFB Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum in British Columbia, the exhibit, which features animals aboard military ships from World War I through the Korean War, is being facilitated by the Museum of Maritime Pets.
"Cats and dogs were traditional mascots but during the wars, countries traded animals," said Patricia Sullivan, CEO of the museum, which doesn't yet have a permanent home.
Carrier pigeons were used to deliver messages that were too risky to transmit by radio and a change in behavior among cats aboard the ships would let the sailors know that a storm was on the way, she said.
A rabbit named Handy Built was the mascot for the crew of the HCMS Haida and was renowned for his instinct of detecting nearby submarines.
Sinbad, a mixed breed puppy smuggled aboard the Coast Guard cutter Campbell in 1938, went down in Coast Guard history.
The exhibit, which opened to the public Nov.
The official goal is to wean them off the drug entirely, but even the most ardent supporters admit the most achievable target is to bring them within a safer environment, while helping to tackle the crime associated with heavy drug use.
Norway has the worst heroin mortality rate in Western Europe with 70 drug deaths per million inhabitants in 2013, according to the EU's drugs watchdog, the European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drugs Addiction.
Like most of Bergen's estimated 1,100 regular users, Arnetvedt spends much of his time near the city-run Straxhuset needle exchange center between the housing projects and the industrialized western edge of the city where addicts can get clean needles, medical help and a hot meal.
The proximity of health professionals makes it safer in case of overdose, and the new local government has cut through political deadlock to sanction a safe injecting room for users to shoot up their own gear inside.
First synthesized from opium poppies in 1898, and marketed as "Heroin" by the German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer, diamorphine was initially prescribed as pain relief.
In 1991, Switzerland established a small scale trial, using diamorphine to treat heroin addicts unresponsive to other treatments such as methadone.
Cecilie Brein-Karlsen, deputy health minister for the junior ruling coalition partner, the Progress Party, says the change in local government to Labor in September will not force the Department of Health to change its mind.
"The injecting room is supposed to help prevent overdose," argues Brein-Karlsen.
Since smoking does not cause overdose, we don't think it is appropriate to use it in the injecting rooms.
President Barack Obama is hoping to marshal strong global action against climate change at the historic conference in Paris and reassure the world that the U. S. can deliver on its own commitments.
 he faces pushback at home that makes it harder for him to credibly make the case on the world stage that the U.