One of the biggest threats to wild tigers is poachers, who kill the animals with snares and poisons. Almost every part of a tiger can be sold. But by most accounts, it’s the booming black market for traditional Asian medicines, such as tiger blood wine and powdered tiger bone, that keep the poachers in business.
But the events in Japan, although they brought a close to World War II, marked the beginning of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. Between 1945 and the late 1980s, both sides invested huge amounts of money in nuclear weapons and increased their stockpiles significantly, mostly as a means to deter conflict. The threat of catastrophic destruction from The Bomb loomed over everyone and everything.
MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: TV host and opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla introduces himself to reporters as the president elect of Honduras. And for an hour and a half at the National Press Club in Washington, he blasted the country’s current president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, accusing him of massive vote fraud. And now Nasralla says the country is on the edge of an abyss..
And he says that. Essentially it is. A fundamental right of couples to have their marriages recognized because the constitution’s guarantee of equal protection of the laws. Gerard Maione and Seth Weisser, WGACA’s founders, store a vintage archive amassed over 17 years in this giant warehouse, which is more like an enormous loft where you want to spend hours playing dress up. “Basically, we visit different vintage collections around the world looking for specific things. After so many years doing this, you get to know the collectors and they become kind of like your friends.
Food and Drug Administration’s safety recommendations. A 2009 Canadian government study found that at distances of more than 11 inches, UV radiation from a CFL isn’t any more than that of a conventional incandescent bulb. From the National Institutes of Health, here’s an analysis of the Stony Brook study and other research on CFLs and UV radiation..
As we reported last year, the $25 billion settlement was reached in February 2012. The borrowers who received “loan servicing errors” that may have led to foreclosures between 2008 and 2011, were eligible for these settlement payments.The Idaho Attorney General estimated more than 12,000 Idahoans could be eligible for settlement payments if their mortgage was serviced through Ally (formerly GMAC), Bank of America, Citi, JP Morgan Chase, and Wells Fargo. It turns out, 6,564 Idahoans submitted claims to receive the payments.Those borrowers will get a check this month for about $1,500.”These payments to Idaho borrowers recognize the substandard mortgage servicing practices that resulted in so many unnecessary foreclosures,” Attorney General Wasden said in a press release.