knba http://knba.org en Kerry Says Window For Russia To Change Course In Ukraine Is Closing http://knba.org/post/kerry-says-window-russia-change-course-ukraine-closing Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a strongly worded warning to Russia on Thursday, saying the U.S. is ready to impose more sanctions if Russia refuses to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine.<p>"The window to change course is closing," Kerry said. If Russia doesn't change course, "the world will make sure the costs for Russia will only grow."<p>Kerry's statement comes after Ukraine used lethal force against pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:52:00 +0000 editor 10492 at http://knba.org Life Outside The Fast Lane: Startups Wary Of Web Traffic Plan http://knba.org/post/life-outside-fast-lane-startups-wary-web-traffic-plan The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is offering up some <a href="http://www.fcc.gov/blog/setting-record-straight-fcc-s-open-internet-rules">new rules</a> to govern traffic on the Internet. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Laura Sydell 10493 at http://knba.org Life Outside The Fast Lane: Startups Wary Of Web Traffic Plan Why The U.S. Is Worried About A Deadly Middle Eastern Virus http://knba.org/post/why-us-worried-about-deadly-middle-eastern-virus The latest medical acronym to fear is MERS: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. The virus has killed 83 p<strong></strong>eople in the Arabian Gulf since first emerging in 2012 and now looks as if it could pose a global threat.<p>This week, the number of new cases rose at a rate that causes concern, the World Health Organization said in a <a href="http://www.who.int/csr/don/2014_04_23_mers/en/">statement</a>.<strong> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:16:00 +0000 Jason Beaubien 10489 at http://knba.org Why The U.S. Is Worried About A Deadly Middle Eastern Virus Radioactive Leak At U.S. Waste Dump Was Preventable, Report Says http://knba.org/post/radioactive-leak-us-waste-dump-was-preventable-report-says A February accident at a nuclear waste dump that resulted in the contamination of 21 workers resulted in part from "poor management, ineffective maintenance and a lack of proper training and oversight," a Department of Energy report concludes.<p>NPR's Geoff Brumfiel says the report, released Thursday, says the release of radioactive material into the environment from the Feb. 14 accident at the underground Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M., could have been prevented. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:15:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 10490 at http://knba.org Radioactive Leak At U.S. Waste Dump Was Preventable, Report Says Yankees Pitcher Suspended Over 'Foreign Substance' On Neck http://knba.org/post/yankees-pitcher-suspended-over-foreign-substance-neck Major League Baseball issued a ten-game suspension against Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda for "possessing a foreign substance on his person" during a game against the Boston Red Sox.<p>As Major League Baseball reports, after the Sox's manager complained to home plate umpire Gerry Davis, he went out to the mound to inspect Pineda.<p>Davis found some tar on Pineda's neck.<p>Pineda was ejected and if he doesn't appeal the suspension, he'll begin serving it tonight.<p><a href="http://espn.go.com/new-york/mlb/story/_/id/10833864/michael-pineda-new-york-yankees-banned-10-games-mlb">ESPN adds: </a><p Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:48:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 10491 at http://knba.org Yankees Pitcher Suspended Over 'Foreign Substance' On Neck