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  • 24 United States Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund and Environmental Health — The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund and Environmental Health is one of six subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. Jurisdiction The subcommittee s jurisdiction… …

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  • 25 USA PATRIOT Act — Full title Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 Acronym USA PATRIOT Act, also Patriot Act Enacted by the 107th United States Congress …

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  • 27 HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …

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  • 28 ALIYAH AND ABSORPTION — GENERAL SURVEY Introduction Aliyah, ascension or going up, is the coming of Jews as individuals or in groups, from exile or diaspora to live in the Land of Israel. Those who go up for this purpose are known as olim – a term used in the Bible for… …

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  • 29 Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …

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  • 31 Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act — Full title An Act to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end too big to fail , to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts, to protect consumers… …

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  • 32 Shaw and Crompton — Coordinates: 53°34′37″N 2°05′31″W / 53.577°N 2.092°W / 53.577; 2.092 …

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  • 33 Scenario planning — [or scenario thinking or scenario analysis] is a strategic planning method that some organizations use to make flexible long term plans. It is in large part an adaptation and generalization of classic methods used by military intelligence.The… …

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  • 34 Etiquette in Canada and the United States — Etiquette rules are not uniform in North America, varying among the very diverse societies which exist in both the United States and Canada. Etiquette rules are not simply a description of “cultural norms” and should not be considered a summary… …

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  • 35 Search and rescue — For other uses, see Search and rescue (disambiguation) Search and rescue A Canadian Forces CH 149 Cormorant helicopter hoists a man from a Canadian Coast Guard cutter Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who… …

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  • 36 Hillary Clinton caucuses and primaries, 2008 — Hillary Clinton has won many primaries, but lost the Democratic nomination to Barack Obama.IowaIn the initial delegate selection event of 2008, she placed third with 29.45 percent of the state delegate selections in the January 3, 2008 Iowa… …

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  • 37 Concerns and controversies over the 2010 Commonwealth Games — 2010 Commonwealth Games Venues Theme song Concerns and controversies Queen s Baton Relay Opening ceremony Participating nations Medal table (medalist …

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  • 38 Puerto Rican scientists and inventors — The discoveries and contributions which have been made by Puerto Rican scientists and inventors in their respective fields have impacted the way of life of the inhabitants of Puerto Rico, and in many cases society in general. Hundreds of years… …

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  • 39 Health and Disease — ▪ 2009 Introduction Food and Drug Safety.       In 2008 the contamination of infant formula and related dairy products with melamine in China led to widespread health problems in children, including urinary problems and possible renal tube… …

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  • 40 Computers and Information Systems — ▪ 2009 Introduction Smartphone: The New Computer.       The market for the smartphone in reality a handheld computer for Web browsing, e mail, music, and video that was integrated with a cellular telephone continued to grow in 2008. According to… …

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