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BREAKING: Cracks In Iran’s Nuclear Reactor Facility Following Quakes

Written by on June 4, 2013 in World News with 0 Comments
BREAKING: Cracks In Iran’s Nuclear Reactor Facility Following Quakes

Iran’s only power producing nuclear reactor in Bushehr was damaged by earthquakes which struck Iran over April and May, diplomats told AP. Cracks have reportedly appeared in at least one section of the structure.

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The Gloves Come Off: Jon Stewart Goes After Obama in ‘Priorities USA’

Written by on May 24, 2013 in Politics with 0 Comments
The Gloves Come Off: Jon Stewart Goes After Obama in ‘Priorities USA’

The Obama administration believes in freedom of the press — just not freedom of speech for people who might talk to the press

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Massive Submerged Structure Stumps Israeli Archaeologists

Written by on May 24, 2013 in Archaeology with 2 Comments
Massive Submerged Structure Stumps Israeli Archaeologists

It’s thousands of years old — a conical, manmade behemoth weighing hundreds of tons, practically begging to be explored.

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Reports: Obama To Limit Drones, Urge Action On Guantanamo

Written by on May 24, 2013 in Drones, War on Terror with 1 Comment
Reports: Obama To Limit Drones, Urge Action On Guantanamo

The president is due to speak at 2 p.m. ET. The White House will be webcasting, and we’ll watch for news and update.

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31 Charts That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Written by on May 23, 2013 in Inspirational with 2 Comments
31 Charts That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Lately, it feels like the news has been dominated by tragedies: natural disasters, evil people, and sometimes just carelessness.But it would be a mistake to become cynical. We’ve put together 31 charts that we think will help restore your faith in humanity.

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U.S. Admits for First Time Drones Killed 4 Americans

Written by on May 22, 2013 in Drones with 0 Comments
U.S. Admits for First Time Drones Killed 4 Americans

By CHARLIE SAVAGE | The New York Times WASHINGTON — One day before President Obama is due to deliver a major speech on national security, his administration on Wednesday formally acknowledged that the United States had killed four American citizens in drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan. In a letter to Congressional leaders obtained by The New York Times, […]

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Pentagon Wants More Than $450 Million for Gitmo Amidst Swelling Hunger Strike

Written by on May 22, 2013 in Military with 0 Comments
Pentagon Wants More Than $450 Million for Gitmo Amidst Swelling Hunger Strike

The Pentagon is requesting more than $450 from lawmakers for maintaining and upgrading the Guantanamo Bay camp. The request comes as an intensifying hunger strike is ratcheting up pressure on President Barack Obama to push for the prison’s closure.

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Woman Finds Dog Lost During Moore, OK Tornado While Being Interviewed

Written by on May 21, 2013 in Inspirational with 0 Comments
Woman Finds Dog Lost During Moore, OK Tornado While Being Interviewed

“I know he’s in there somewhere.” Mere moments later, a voice off camera anxiously called out, “The dog! The dog!” And just feet behind Garcia’s legs was the dog, alive and stuck under the destruction.

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Read Between the Lines: New Exhibition in London Claims State Propaganda is a More Subtle, Effective Than We Like to Admit

Written by on May 21, 2013 in Corporate Controlled Media, Reality Shift with 2 Comments
Read Between the Lines: New Exhibition in London Claims State Propaganda is a More Subtle, Effective Than We Like to Admit

STATE propaganda is easy to spot. From leaflets dropped behind enemy lines to other bald appeals to flag and country, government attempts to sway public opinion often seem laughably obvious—at least in hindsight. Yet quite a lot of national pride-mongering is a bit more subtle—and more effective, and perhaps more troubling—than we like to admit. This at least is the claim of “Propaganda: Power and Persuasion”, a provocative new exhibition at the British Library in London.

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Los Angeles Looks to Implement Rooftop Garden Program

Written by on May 19, 2013 in Sustainability with 1 Comment
Los Angeles Looks to Implement Rooftop Garden Program

It would offer land use incentives to developers who build rooftop gardens, green spaces or install environmentally friendly technology on top of their buildings.

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Lesbian Forced From Partner, Two Kids by Texas Judge’s ‘Morality Clause’

Written by on May 19, 2013 in Justice System, Politics with 0 Comments
Lesbian Forced From Partner, Two Kids by Texas Judge’s ‘Morality Clause’

Page Price and Carolyn Compton have been together for almost three years, but a Collin County judge is forcing them apart.

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How Monsanto Is Using Cronies in Congress to Take Away States’ Rights to Label Genetically Modified Foods

Written by on May 18, 2013 in GMOs, Monsanto with 4 Comments
How Monsanto Is Using Cronies in Congress to Take Away States’ Rights to Label Genetically Modified Foods

Sources report that Monsanto has begun secretly lobbying its Congressional allies to attach amendments to the Farm Bill that would preempt or prohibit states from requiring labels on GE foods.

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USDA Needs More Time to “Review” Monsanto, Dow and GM Crops?

Written by on May 18, 2013 in Monsanto with 1 Comment
USDA Needs More Time to “Review” Monsanto, Dow and GM Crops?

By Christina Sarich | NaturalSociety The laughable insistence by the Department of Agriculture this past Friday that it needs more time to look at the data for Monsanto and other biotech companies who are poisoning our food supply is further evidence that our government institutions are bought and paid for with corporate cash. And instead of keeping a watchful eye […]

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IRS Official in Charge During Tea Party Targeting Now Runs Health Care Office

Written by on May 18, 2013 in Government, Justice System with 0 Comments
IRS Official in Charge During Tea Party Targeting Now Runs Health Care Office

The Internal Revenue Service official in charge of the tax-exempt organizations at the time when the unit targeted tea party groups now runs the IRS office responsible for the health care legislation.

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French President Signs Gay Marriage Into Law

Written by on May 18, 2013 in Human Rights, World News with 0 Comments
French President Signs Gay Marriage Into Law

French President Francois Hollande has signed a law authorizing gay marriage and adoption by same-sex couples.

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