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Emmy-Nominated Journalist to Lead New Public Relations Office at t...

By: Veronica Meter

Excerpt: Washington, D.C. - Award-winning Nevada journalist Veronica Meter has been selected to head the new Office of Public Relations at the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). Since taking over as head of the GPO, one of my top priorities has been to ensure that the citizens of this country know the proud history of our agency and the details of the exciting transformation that is underway. Veronica Meter's energy, experience, and background in electronic and print...

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Capital Punishment 1997

By: Tracy L. Snell

Excerpt: Seventeen States executed 74 prisoners during 1997. The number executed was 29 greater than in 1996 and was the largest annual number since the 76 executed in 1955. The prisoners executed during 1997 had been under sentence of death an average of 11 years and 1 month, 8 months more than that for inmates executed in 1996.

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National Security Presidential Directive

Excerpt: We have seen a period of significant advancement in Iraq, as the yoke of Sadcam Mussein's tyrany has been thrown off and dcmacracy no economic reform have begun to take ro6t. With the termination of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) not than Junc 3C, 2004 and the re-establishment of diplomatic. relatjons between the United States and a sovereign Iraqi government...

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Foundations a Monograph for Professionals in Science, Mathematics,...

Preface: Humans are born inquirers. You can see it from the moment of birth: Babies use all of their senses to make connections with their environment, and through those connections they begin to make sense of their world. As children discover objects and situations that are puzzling or intriguing- things that provoke their curiosity- they begin asking questions and looking for ways to find answers, all in an effort to understand the world around them. This is the essence of the inquiry process.

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Department of Transportation Maritime Administration [Docket Numbe...

By: Joel C. Richard

Summary: As authorized by Pub. L. 105– 383 and Pub. L. 107–295, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.- build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. ve...

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Representatives and Appearances

By: John Ashcroft

Summary: The OCC, OTS, Board, FDIC, NCUA, FTC, CFTC, and SEC (the Agencies) are requesting comment on whether the Agencies should consider amending the regulations that implement sections 502 and 503 of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB Act) to allow or require financial institutions to provide alternative types of privacy notices, such as a short privacy notice, that would be easier for consumers to understand.

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Encryption Export Controls

By: Jeanne J. Grimmett

Summary: Encryption exports are controlled under the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the Export Administration Act (EAA), the latter statute to expire August 20, 2001. The more stringent AECA controls, administered by the State Department, apply to encryption items classified as defense articles or services. Items not so classified are subject to regulation by the Department of Commerce (DOC) under the extended EAA authorities. DOC requires licenses for certain commod...

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Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 2000

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For Official Use Only Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Delive...

Excerpt: For Offical Use Only DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 99...

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Bureau of Political-Military Affaire Directorate of Defense Trade ...

By: Michael T. Dixon

Excerpt: Dear Mr. Schroeder, This is in response to your letter dated April 4,2003 requesting copies of particular documents pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Your letter requests a copy of documents pertaining to the current review of the defense export policy under National Security Presidential Directive 19, which have been made available to, or prepared for, the Defense Trade Advisory Group. Also, you requested copies of any documents produced by...

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Statement by Federation of American Science’S

By: M. D. Kamen

Excerpt: In the fifteen years since the first nuclear weapon was exploded at Almagrdo, m agreement on arms control has been concluded. It appears unlikely that the world avoid a nuclear if another fifteen years mass without arms...

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Crs Issue Brief for Congress Received through the Crs Web Libya Up...

By: Clyde R. Mark

Summary: The United Nations Security Council passed three resolutions that placed sanctions on Libya until Libya surrendered for trial two men suspected of bombing Pan Am flight 103 in 1988 and French flight UTA 772 in 1989. Libya surrendered the two men on April 5, 1999, and the U.N. suspended the sanctions the same day. U.S. sanctions against Libya have been dropped except for the sanctions associated with the terrorism list.

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Annual Report to Congress on Foreign Economic Collection and Indus...

Excerpt: This is the tenth annual report reviewing the threat to the United States from foreign economic collection and industrial espionage. The report seeks to characterize and assess efforts by foreign entities- government and private- to unlawfully target or acquire critical US technologies, trade secrets, and sensitive financial or proprietary economic information. The paper focuses on technologies, the loss of which could undermine US military capability, impede th...

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United States District Court for the District of Columbia

By: Gladys Kessler

Excerpt: Memorandum Opinion: Judicial Watch, Inc., a non-profit public interest organization, filed this case against the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5 U.S.C. S 552 et seq., seeking documents concerning pardon applications considered or granted by former President William Jefferson Clinton. DOJ withheld disclosure of some FOIA responsive documents under specific statutory exemptions, many pursuant to the pres...

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Approved Minutes Open Session 357Th Meeting National Science Board

By: Rita R. Colwell

Excerpt: The National Science Board (NSB) convened in Open Session at 1:06 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, 2000, with Dr. Eamon M. Kelly, Chairman of the NSB, presiding (Agenda NSB-00-55). In accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act, this portion of the meeting was open to the public. Dr. Kelly began the meeting by congratulating the most recent nominees to the NSB. The President announced his intention to nominate Dr. Nina V. Federoff (The Pennsylvania State Unive...

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Codel Goss Visit to Baghdad

By: Patrick Murray

Excerpt: Washington, D.C.- Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), Porter Goss (R-FL), Ranking Democrat Jane Harman (D-CA), and Congressmen Jim Gibbons (R-NV) and Robert “Bud” Cramer (D-AL) conducted a 3-day oversight mission focused on Iraq. The delegation also held related meetings with U.S. personnel in Cairo, Egypt; Amman, Jordan; and Rome, Italy, to assess support for the US-led coalition’s military action in Iraq, as well as counte...

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Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 2000

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United States House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee ...

By: Paul Schott Stevens

Excerpt: Chairman Goss, Congresswoman Harman, and other distinguished Members of the Committee, thank you for you inviting me to testify before you this morning. I commend the Committee on holding this hearing ? the third in a series examining the constitutional and legal framework that surrounds the conduct of domestic intelligence gathering and related activities. As the Supreme Court has observed, “The Constitution of the United States is a law for rulers and people, ...

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Bruce James Issued the Following Statement in Reaction to the Pass...

By: Veronica Meter

Excerpt: Bruce James issued the following statement in reaction to the passing of former Nevada Governor Mike O'Callaghan: “I saw Governor Mike O’Callaghan just a few months ago while I was in Las Vegas. He was sitting at his desk, doing what he loved, writing and talking about issues that touch the lives of so many Nevadans every day. I am deeply saddened that we have lost a man who was so dedicated to this country and to our state. He was a public servant and he demons...

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Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 01

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