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Pepper-sprayed UC Davis students awarded $1 mln

College students and alumni that were injured when a police officer at the University of California, Davis, discharged military-grade pepper-spray in their face during a peaceful protest last year will split a settlement of roughly $1,000,000. Members of the UC Regents board agreed earlier this month on a settlement to be split among the 21 demonstrators targeted […]

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Russia halts imports of Monsanto corn over cancer fears

Russian authorities temporary suspended the import and sale of Monsanto’s genetically-modified corn after a French study suggested it may be linked to cancer. The Russia’s consumer-rights regulator Rospotrebnadzor asked scientists at the country’s Institute of Nutrition to review the study. The watchdog has also contacted to European Commission’s Directorate General for Health & Consumers to […]

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Tesla Motors Launches Revolutionary Supercharger Enabling Free Long Distance Travel

J.G. Vibes Activist Post Today Tesla Motors unveiled its highly anticipated Supercharger network, which is said to make long distance travel in cars totally free thanks to the use of solar energy and electricity.  So far the network is made up of six Supercharger stations stretching across California, as well as parts of Nevada and Arizona. […]

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France Launches Major Investigation Into GMOs Following Tumor Study

Following the release of a peer-reviewed piece of research linking the consumption of Monsanto’s Roundup-containing GMO crops to tumors and organ damage, the French government is now calling for a health agency investigation. Seeking to analyze the research and potentially ask European authorities to protect human health and abandon the use of GMO crops, France’s Agriculture Minister and others […]

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Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes Costa Rican coast, tsunami warnings downgraded

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) are reporting a 7.6-Mw earthquake striking the Costa Rican coast, prompting the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) to issue tsunami warnings including the following countries in the region:  Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru. The initial alert was based upon an evaluation of the earthquake, not on confirmation that a tsunami has been generated. Later reports […]

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Pirate Bay founder to be deported from Cambodia, faces jail term in Sweden

Cambodia will deport a Pirate Bay co-founder as soon as the country’s foreign minister approves the move. He was arrested at the request of Sweden, but as Cambodia’s deputy police commissioner states “wherever he goes, we don’t know.” Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was arrested last Thursday in Cambodia at the request of Swedish authorities at the […]

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It’s a miracle! World’s first bionic eye gifts blind woman eyesight

For the first time ever, scientists have given a previously blind woman sight by way of a bionic eye. The Australian-designed implant, which resembles the model worn by Arnie in The Terminator, is likely to transform the lives of millions worldwide.Dianne Ashworth, who is suffering from the incurable condition retinitis pigmentosa, had lost almost all […]

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Pirate Bay Founder Arrested in Cambodia

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, one of the founders of the file sharing website The Pirate Bay has been arrested in Cambodia after an international warrant was issued following a conviction in Sweden for copyright violations. The Swedish foreign ministry has confirmed only that a Swedish man “in his thirties” has been arrested in Phnom Penh. In May […]

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