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Pre-Distribution of Potassium Iodide (KI) and Maintenance of KI Stockpile Called for in Advance of Multi-Organizational Meeting

American Thyroid Association calls for pre-distribution of potassium iodide (KI) to individual households residing within a minimum of the 10-mile emergency planning zone (EPZ). The ATA® also calls for maintenance of a stockpile of potassium iodine in a greater than 10 out to 50-mile ring out from nuclear power points.

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Politics Expert: Republicans’ Majority in Congress ‘Seriously Endangered’ by Wave of Retirements, Departures

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No More Castro: Cuba’s Change of Guards Starts a Day Early

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Boise State DNA Lab Helps Exonerate Convicted Killers

Following motions brought by the Montana Innocence Project (MTIP), Montana District Court Judge Kathy Seeley has overturned the 1995 robbery, kidnapping, and homicide convictions of Fred Lawrence and Paul Jenkins. The two men had received life sentences. In 2014, biology professor Greg Hampikian’s laboratory at Boise State University began working with the MTIP on DNA testing in the case.

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Expert Sees Threats of Increased Military Conflict in Syria

Once a point of potential cooperation in the early days of the Trump administration, Syria is now an area of possible increased military conflict as the interests of the U.S. and Russia diverge in the Middle East, a West Virginia University expert says.

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Supreme Court Patent Case Has Major Implications for International Relations

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Stephen Yelderman, associate professor at the Notre Dame Law School says the case pits the U.S. interest in rewarding patent owners for their inventions against the sovereignty of other nations.

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NYU Undergraduate Amanda Lawson, Advocate for Criminal Justice Reform, Named 2018 Truman Scholar

Amanda Lawson, an undergraduate at New York University’s College of Arts and Science and an advocate for criminal justice reform, has been named a 2018 Truman Scholar.

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Missile Strikes Against Syria ‘as Serious as Triggering Events,’ Expert Says

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Mary Ellen O’Connell, Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and research professor of international dispute resolution at the University of Notre Dame says reprisal attacks are a serious breach of the United Nations charter.

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WVU Expert: Ryan’s Decision to Retire Is Calculated

Paul Ryan’s decision to retire is likely rooted in fears that he could lose his seat in the upcoming election, that the GOP could lose the majority—or both, according to one West Virginia University expert. American politics expert Jason MacDonald says Ryan is calculating the number of House Republican retirements and weighing his own political future.

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Northwestern Professor Available on Escalating Rhetoric Regarding Attacks on Syria







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