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Plant disease raises questions on modified crops

Scientist alleges a link to a disease that’s killing soybeans. Bouncing down a dirt road a couple of summers ago, past a gentle patchwork of barnyards and soybean fields in central Iowa, farmer Kent Friedrichsen strained over the steering wheel … Continue reading

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Google making app that would identify people’s faces

Santa Monica, California (CNN) — Google plans to introduce a mobile application that would allow users to snap pictures of people’s faces in order to access their personal information, a director for the project said this week. In order to … Continue reading

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Low levels of radiation found in US milk

Very low levels of radiation turned up in a sample of milk from Washington state, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday, but federal officials assured consumers not to worry. The FDA said such findings … Continue reading

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Supreme Court rejects damages for innocent man who spent 14 years on death row

WASHINGTON – A bitterly divided Supreme Court tossed out a jury verdict Tuesday won by a New Orleans man who spent 14 years on Death Row and came within weeks of execution because prosecutors had hidden a blood test and … Continue reading

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Ohio plans to put four women in each prison cell

Ohio’s new prisons chief said Wednesday that he can’t justify the high daily cost per inmate at Dayton’s prisons — which is twice the rate of similar institutions — at a time the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is … Continue reading

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Officials Hid Truth About Immigrant Deaths in Jail

Silence has long shrouded the men and women who die in the nation’s immigration jails. For years, they went uncounted and unnamed in the public record. Even in 2008, when The New York Times obtained and published a federal government … Continue reading

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America’s Secret ICE Castles

“If you don’t have enough evidence to charge someone criminally but you think he’s illegal, we can make him disappear.” Those chilling words were spoken by James Pendergraph, then executive director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Office of State … Continue reading

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Attacks on Federal Criminal Police Office (Germany)

Series of violent attacks from left radicals in Berlin and Hamburg results in property damage. * * * rush translation * * * December 4. Supposed left radicals in Berlin have attacked the office of the federal criminal police as … Continue reading

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Mossad hacked Syrian computer to uncover nuke site

Israel’s Mossad espionage agency used Trojan Horse programs to gather intelligence about a nuclear facility in Syria the Israel Defense Forces destroyed in 2007, the German magazine Der Spiegel reported Monday. According to the magazine, Mossad agents in London planted … Continue reading

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