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Drones to surveil US population by 2015

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US authorities have presented a plan for the mass use of drones in American airspace. Though there have been few objections to the move so far, a global government surveillance drone program is likely to raise privacy concerns later on. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has presented a detailed plan for …

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David Cameron starts ‘war on media’ over Snowden leaks

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British Prime Minister David Cameron British Prime Minister David Cameron has issued a veiled threat against media organizations, calling on The Guardian and other outlets to stop publishing the disclosures leaked by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. The Guardian first began its ongoing series based on the Snowden leaks …

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75% of US military oppose strikes on Syria

To the list of skeptics who question the need for air strikes against Syria, add an another unlikely group — many U.S. troops. “I haven’t heard one single person be supportive of it,” said an Army staff sergeant at Fort Hood who asked not to be identified by name. A …

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New study links over 7,000 cancer deaths to cell phone tower radiation

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Could exposure to radiation from cell phone towers really responsible for over 7,000 cancer deaths? According to research findings from Brazil, the facts speak for themselves. The study established a direct link between cancer deaths in Belo Horizonte, Brazil’s third largest city, with the cell phone network. What does this …

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Russian tycoon predicts immortality within 25 years

Dmitry Itskov

Russian multimillionaire Dmitry Itskov predicts that the human race will achieve immortality within 25 years as a result of minds being transferred into computers, and that robot bodies capable of housing human brains could even be available by 2025. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ik_3Q2kQbfQ[/youtube]   A number of neuroscience experts gathered at …

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US approves new pesticides linked to mass bee deaths as EU enacts ban

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In the wake of a massive US Department of Agriculture report highlighting the continuing large-scale death of honeybees, environmental groups are left wondering why the Environmental Protection Agency has decided to approve a “highly toxic” new pesticide. The continuing mass death of honeybees, known scientifically as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) …

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Worldwide march against Monsanto taking place May 25, will you take a stand?

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With President Obama’s recent signing of the Monsanto Protection Act, food safety advocates are up in arms. As GMOs fill grocery store shelves at an alarming rate, more people are growing aware of the health risks associated with genetically altered organisms. People are growing tired of this disease-promoting, genetically manipulated …

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Warcrimes: Israeli fighter jets drop bombs in Syria

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Israeli fighter jets targeted a military research center near Damascus early on Wednesday morning, the Syrian army said. The statement follows earlier reports of an Israeli airstrike on a convoy with Syrian weapons heading to Lebanon. The Syrian army’s general command has issued a statement, saying an airstrike was launched …

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Four things you need to know about cancer and candida

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Cancer and candida are apparently closely related. Some even claim Candida causes cancer, while others say they both originate and thrive in the same low pH, high acidic environment, possibly with a symbiotic relationship. Candida yeast fungi are present to some extent in most or perhaps all of us. When …

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Chaos in Athens: Greece takes austerity protests to new level

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Demonstrators and police clashed in Athens Wednesday, with tens of thousands gathering to protest in front of the Greek parliament. Demonstrators threw Molotov cocktails, while police used water cannons, tear gas and batons to disperse the crowd. A bus stop and kiosk were set on fire, according to RT correspondent …

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UK to double number of drones in Afghanistan

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The UK military reportedly aims to double the size of its armed drone fleet in Afghanistan to ten by purchasing five US-made Reaper drones, which for the first time will be controlled from a UK base. The first five were controlled at US stations. The Royal Air Force (RAF) announced …

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Obama wins right to indefinitely detain Americans under NDAA

A lone appeals judge bowed down to the Obama administration late Monday and reauthorized the White House’s ability to indefinitely detain American citizens without charge or due process. Last week, a federal judge ruled that an temporary injunction on section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 must …

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Tony Blair and George Bush should face trial over Iraq war, says Desmond Tutu

Tony Blair and George Bush

Anti-apartheid hero attacks former prime minister over ‘double standards on war crimes’. Tony Blair has strongly contested Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s views. Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called for Tony Blair and George Bush to be hauled before the international criminal court in The Hague and delivered a damning critique of the physical and moral devastation caused by …

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Seven reasons you should eat organic

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There are plenty of good reasons why, in a world increasingly filled with processed – and over-processed – foods, that eating organic not only makes the most sense for your body, but for the planet as well. Here are seven reasons why you should switch to the organic food lifestyle, …

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Audit the Fed threatens the secrecy of the Federal Reserve Bank

Senator Ron Paul, author of the legislation called Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012 (HR459) that will subject Ben Bernanke and the privately-owned Federal Reserve Bank to a monetary audit policy has seen much support from his peers on Capitol Hill. The House of Representatives passed 327 – 98 on a vote last week …

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