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Allegations of aborted fetuses burned at Oregon energy facility
24 Apr 2014 at 11:40pm
Lawmakers in northern Oregon voted this week to halt a medical waste program after a religious Canadian news outlet made international headlines with an accusation that the facility was being used ...
?DOJ urges Supreme Court to allow phone searches without a police warrant
24 Apr 2014 at 11:39pm
The US Department of Justice is arguing that police should be able to search cell phones taken from suspects upon arrest, lest the suspect or an associate use a universal ?kill switch? to remotely ...
Tiny Marshall Islands? ?David and Goliath? suit takes on nuclear superpowers
24 Apr 2014 at 11:04pm
The Marshall Islands, a small 70-square mile string of islands in the Pacific Ocean with a population in the tens of thousands, announced Wednesday it is suing nine nuclear powers, claiming each ha...
?Native American burial ground, village site destroyed for luxury California ...
24 Apr 2014 at 10:01pm
A 4,500-year-old Native American burial ground and village site was found in California, but the contents were eventually destroyed, reburied, and paved over for construction of multimillion-dollar...
FDA moves to regulate e-cigarettes, hookah for the first time
24 Apr 2014 at 9:50pm
The Food and Drug Administration took its first steps to regulate electronic cigarettes and other currently unregulated tobacco products on Thursday, with a proposed rule that would treat e-cigaret...
Russia to call up UNSC meeting if Kiev continues military crackdown
24 Apr 2014 at 9:02pm
?If Kiev does not immediately stop military operations against popular protest, Russia will call for an urgent UNSC meeting and in the worst case scenario reserves the right to deploy armed forces ...
Oklahoma judges reverse execution decision after political pressure
24 Apr 2014 at 8:23pm
Lawmakers in the state of Oklahoma have launched a campaign to oust state judges who suspended the executions of two prisoners, ruling for the first time that they had the right to know what was in...
NM radiation leak blamed on management, lack of safety culture
24 Apr 2014 at 8:19pm
Management?s lack of nuclear expertise and an eroded safety culture are to blame for the February radiation release at the federal government?s underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico, accordi...
?Most apples in the US drenched with chemical banned in Europe
24 Apr 2014 at 7:06pm
A chemical used on most non-organic American apples that preserves the fruit?s color after harvest was banned by the European Union in 2012 because its makers could not prove it did not put human h...
New leak exposes how the FBI directed Anonymous? hacks
24 Apr 2014 at 5:27pm
Dozens of pages of previously unreleased documents pertaining to the prosecution of hacktivist Jeremy Hammond have been released, further linking the United States government to a gamut of cyberatt...
?200 Neo-Nazis celebrate Hitler?s birthday in French village
24 Apr 2014 at 5:25pm
A celebration of Adolf Hitler?s birthday by 200 neo-Nazis in a French village has sparked outrage in the country, with the main opposition party demanding an explanation from the Prime Minister on ...
TSA to pay $75k for banning breast milk at security check
24 Apr 2014 at 5:09pm
The Transportation Security Administration has agreed to pay $75,000 to a California woman for refusing to let her take bottles of breast milk through airport security in 2010, her lawyer said Wedn...
France to send fighter planes for NATO Baltics patrols
24 Apr 2014 at 4:11pm
France is sending four fighter jets to help NATO?s air patrols over the Baltics, General Pierre de Villiers, France?s chief of defense staff said on a visit to Washington.
UK police ask Muslim mothers to report on their kids going to Syria
24 Apr 2014 at 4:00pm
Police in Britain launched a campaign Thursday urging Muslim mothers to talk to the authorities if they think their children may be about to go and fight in Syria in an attempt to make clear that i...
Bureaucratic mess complicates prisoner exchange deal with Taliban
24 Apr 2014 at 3:22pm
Although the Taliban is looking to restart negotiations with the United States over an American soldier captured five years ago, US bureaucracy and poor communication is reportedly keeping the talk...
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