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Congressional Veto Override on 9/11 Bill Bad Idea, Says Texas A&M Prof, Saudi Arabia Expert

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How to Talk with Kids About Traumatic Events

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In the wake of the recent terror events, a Rutgers expert discusses how to discuss violence-related fears with young children and warning signs to anticipate.

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Extremist Communications Researcher Available to Discuss Terrorism, Claims of Responsibility

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U.S. Rules for Targeted Killing Using Drones Need Clarifying

Current U.S. policies on using drones for targeted killing are characterized by ambiguities in interpretations of international law and too many generalities, despite recent efforts by the Obama administration to clarify the policies, a new RAND Corporation report finds.

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NewYork-Presbyterian Reflects on the 15 Year Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks

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Fifteen years ago, New York City was changed forever when terrorists struck down the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Almost 3,000 people lost their lives in the attacks and more than 6,000 people were injured. The tragedy of that day brought all of New York City together: the first responders, paramedics, firefighters, police officers, doctors, nurses, area businesses, co-workers, neighbors and strangers. NewYork-Presbyterian staff was called into action to help victims in the immediate aftermath of the attack, with four NYP EMS professionals sacrificing their lives that day to save others.Several NewYork-Presbyterian staff members came together to share their stories throughout the week.

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PTSD Expert at Newyork-Presbyterian Is Available to Discuss Virtual Reality Treatment 15 Years After the 9/11 Attacks

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Fifteen Years After 9/11, Psychologists Can Talk About Terrorism, Long-Term Trauma

As you are reporting on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, psychologists are available to discuss the attacks’ long-term effects on survivors; trauma and grief; resilience; and terrorism response.

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Ahead of the #September11 Anniversary, #GWU Has Experts Available to Talk About #Nationalsecurity and Emergency Response

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Creation of Coinage Monetary System May Signal ISIS under Stress

ISIS' introduction of a coin-based monetary system may indicate a regime in distress and needing to easily launder its wealth.

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CWRU International Law Conference Explores Terrorism and Other Threats to World’s Artistic and Cultural Treasures

International law has regulated art preservation and transfer for decades, but action by terrorists to wipe out religious and cultural assets has magnified the issue. Case Western Reserve University School of Law on Sept. 16 will host a full-day conference titled “The Art of International Law” to provide insight into art repatriation, film industry tensions in the United States and China, and terror attacks on cultural and religious relics. The conference, in celebration of the Cleveland Museum of Art's 100th anniversary, will feature a lunch-hour discussion with Cleveland Museum of Art Director and President William Griswold about international disputes and negotiations involving some of the treasures in the museum's collection.

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Could PTSD Trigger Early Cognitive Impairment in Some WTC Responders?

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Findings from a study led by Stony Brook University researchers and published early online in Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring reveals that there may be a significant amount of cognitive impairment (CI) among 911 World Trade Center (WTC) responders.

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9/11 Merged U.S. Immigration and Terrorism Efforts at Latinos’ Expense, Study Finds

After September 11, issues of immigration and terrorism merged, heightening surveillance and racializing Latino immigrants as a threat to national security, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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9/11 Merged U.S. Immigration and Terrorism Efforts at Latinos’ Expense, Study Finds

After September 11, issues of immigration and terrorism merged, heightening surveillance and racializing Latino immigrants as a threat to national security, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin).

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UNLV Political Experts Available to Discuss 2016 Election Issues

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‘Burkini’ Ban in France Misogynist, Erodes Credibility of Western Nations

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Texas Tech Researchers Find Alternative for Nuclear Weapon Detection

A group of Texas Tech researchers report this week in Applied Physics Letters that they have developed an alternative material to the rare, expensive gas normally used for neutron detection. This material fulfills many key requirements for helium gas detector replacements and can serve as a low-cost alternative in the future.

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Study: Paying Terrorist Kidnappers Doesn't Pay Off for Countries

Paying ransoms to terrorist kidnappers may encourage more abductions and worsen the situation for others, according to new research from UT Dallas. Countries that negotiated with terrorists to release hostages faced up to 87 percent more kidnappings than those that did not pay ransoms, according to the study.

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Scientists Protect Mice From Gamma Radiation with Deinococcus Elixir

They call it "Conan the Bacterium," and now it may be used to help save lives in the event of a nuclear disaster or terrorist attack. Researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences have discovered a potent manganese (Mn)(II)-based antioxidant complex of the bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans that can be used to protect animals from radiation injury. The report, "MDP: A Deinococcus Mn2+-Decapeptide Complex Protects Mice from Ionizing Radiation," was released today in PLOS ONE.

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Lead Scientist and Program Manager for Cyber Security Collaborative Research Alliance Talks About Delta Airlines Global Computer System Outage.

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GW Extremism Tracker: US Officials Charged 100 People with ISIS-Related Offenses Since March 2014

An arrest announced Wednesday by law enforcement officials in Washington, D.C., is the 100th charge of ISIS-related offenses in the United States, according to updated research from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism.







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