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Rich Anderson, a former member of the Board of the Texas And Southwest Cattle Ranchers' Association, and longtime agriculture leader in the Western states, gave a thorough report on his state on Saturday, the West and the food supply, from his vantage point of a longtime backer of the necessity of nuclear power, and the North American Water and Power Alliance (NAWAPA).

March 2nd, 2014 • 10:36 AM

According to AP, as many as 10,000 people are believed dead in one Philippine city alone, as a result of Typhoon Haiyan. Officials projected the death toll could climb even higher when emergency crews reach areas cut off by flooding and landslides.

November 11th, 2013 • 11:16 AM

Speaking at an event on U.S.-Russian relations, Sergei Kislyak, the Russian Ambassador to the United States, was asked by EIR about the possibility of a joint U.S.-Russian project for protecting Earth from asteroids. Kislyak was speaking at a forum together with Ambassador Thomas Pickering.

October 24th, 2013 • 2:19 PM

The cattle death toll in western South Dakota, from the blizzard last week, is estimated to range from 5-10% in some areas, to over 20% on hard-hit ranches. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture cannot even compile an accurate figure for total death loss, because of the severity of the situation, and the shutdown of Federal agencies from the chaos in Washington.

October 8th, 2013 • 7:47 PM

The first 220-tonne steam generating unit - including a 35 MWe KLT-40S reactor - was installed in the vessel's reactor compartment on 27 September at the Baltiysky Zavod-Shipbuilding shipyard in St Petersburg. The second one was installed today.

October 1st, 2013 • 2:18 PM

The main task of the "Swarm" mission which the European Space Agency launched into orbit from the Russian cosmodrome at Plesetsk, on Nov. 22, is to conduct a precise mapping of the Earth's magnetic field.

December 1st, 2013 • 11:00 AM

The monster storm, Cyclone Phailin, that moved in to India from the Bay of Bengal in the east, made landfall at Gopalpur, at the junction of two east coast Indian states, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha (former Orissa), on Oct. 12 evening is now losing its energy as it travels northwest inland, and will become close to harmless within a few hours, the Indian authorities report.

October 14th, 2013 • 10:08 AM

The tragedy in Lampedusa, Sicily, where hundreds of African boat people died, filled prime time television news Friday in Europe. The accent, however, is put on simply changing EU immigration laws, which currently punish border nations such as Italy or Greece. Indeed, EU law says that immigrants are allowed to enter the EU, but can stay only in the country they enter.

October 6th, 2013 • 12:59 PM