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7/9: Forgotten smallpox vials under CDC examination; A race against time: Saving China's ancient artworkInvestigation of failures with live anthrax procedures revealed even more dangerous avian bug incident.


2014-07-11 10:36:25 -0600

FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2009 file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reacts during the second half against the Los Angeles Lakers in an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. The three-team trade that gave the Cavaliers salary cap space to possibly land LeBron James is official. The Cavs and Boston Celtics confirmed the deal on Thursday, July 10, 2014, when the NBA moratorium on signings ended. (AP Photo/Lori Shepler, File)CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James' latest decision is in: He's returning to Cleveland.


2014-07-11 10:58:23 -0600

A weapon and magazines loaded with bullets are pictured at a position where Ukrainian soldiers are standing guard near KonstantinovkaBy Natalia Zinets and Maria Tsvetkova KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vowed to "find and destroy" pro-Russian rebels who killed 23 servicemen and wounded nearly 100 in a missile attack on Friday. Poroshenko issued his angry statement following an emergency meeting of his security chiefs called in response to the early morning strike by Russian-made Grad missiles on an army motorised brigade near the border with Russia. The attack, which came as government forces seemed to be prevailing in the three-month conflict, appeared to be the deadliest on government troops since the Ukrainian military ended a unilateral ceasefire on June 30. "All those who used the Grad against the Armed Forces of Ukraine will be found and destroyed," Poroshenko said in a statement on his website.


2014-07-11 09:54:38 -0600