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Islamic State and Syrian regime using cluster munitions, HRW

Islamic State and Syrian regime using cluster munitions, HRW

The jihadist Islamic State (IS) has a training camp in Turkey near the Syrian border, reported Turkish media on Monday

Smoke in the Syrian town of Quneitra during fighting between Syrian army and rebels, as  seen from the Israel side of the border

(ANSAmed) – BEIRUT/ANKARA – Islamic State jihadists have used cluster munitions in Syria in at least one location in recent weeks, Human Rights Watch said on Monday citing ”credible evidence”. The Syrian regime has also been using the widely banned munitions since 2012 and…

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'In many cases Americans can do better on benefits than in an entry level job': Data shows more than a THIRD of the U.S. is on welfare handouts

‘In many cases Americans can do better on benefits than in an entry level job’: Data shows more than a THIRD of the U.S. is on welfare handouts

Around 110 million Americans are now on government welfare benefits
This equates to more than one third of the country relying on handouts
At least 51 million are using food stamps and 83 million are on Medicaid
Analysts are calling for the minimum wage to be increased to $10.10 an hour

By Jenny Awford for MailOnline

Published: 11:24 EST, 29 August 2014 | Updated: 14:54 EST, 29 August 2014

Arou…

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An inconvenient truth: Does responsible consumption benefit corporations more than society?

An inconvenient truth: Does responsible consumption benefit corporations more than society?

Are environmental and social problems such as global warming and poverty the result of inadequate governmental regulations or does the burden fall on our failure as consumers to make better consumption choices? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, responsible consumption shifts the burden for solving global problems from governments to consumers and ultimately benefits…

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China can weigh reconnaissance on US

China can weigh reconnaissance on US

(Global Times) 08:16, August 28, 2014

China and the US started a two-day meeting at the Pentagon on Wednesday to negotiate a code of conduct on the high seas, in the wake of a Chinese fighter jet intercepting a US spy plane near the Hainan Island. Although the meeting was set up before this incident, it is believed the near-miss will make a difference during the negotiations.
Given the fact that…

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Stonehenge gets more Mysterious, New Monuments Discovered Underneath it

Stonehenge gets more Mysterious, New Monuments Discovered Underneath it

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

The mystery surrounding Stonehenge has suddenly deepened — literally. A first-of-its-kind study suggests that 15 previously undiscovered or poorly understood monuments lie hidden under the ancient stone monument and its surroundings.

For the study, researchers used a variety of techniques — including ground-penetrating radar and 3D laser scanning — to create a highly…

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Autism-Vaccine Cover-up Snowballs as Whistleblower’s Identity is Revealed—LATEST UPDATES

Posted By ANH-USA On August 26, 2014 @ 3:00 pm

Rumors are swirling as the world learns of the government’s deception. Here’s what we know for sure.

William W. Thompson, PhD—an epidemiologist at the CDC’s National Center of Birth Defects and Development Disabilities who received his doctorate in biochemical engineering—has been revealed as the CDC whistleblower. Thompson broke a decade of silence…

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Oppossing Forces Ukraine

Oppossing Forces Ukraine

Hacking Gmail with 92 Percent Success

Hacking Gmail with 92 Percent Success

UCR Today: Android Hacking//

illustration of smart phones and skull

UC Riverside assistant professor is among group that develops novel method to attack apps on Android, and likely other, operating systems

By Sean Nealon on August 20, 2014

illustration of smart phones and skull
A team of engineers have developed a method that allows them to successfully hack into apps up to 92 percent of the time.

RIVERSIDE, Calif.…

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Viruses take down massive algal blooms, with big implications for climate

Viruses take down massive algal blooms, with big implications for climate

Algae might seem easy to ignore, but they are the ultimate source of all organic matter that marine animals depend upon. Humans are increasingly dependent on algae, too, to suck up climate-warming carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and sink it to the bottom of the ocean. Now, by using a combination of satellite imagery and laboratory experiments, researchers have evidence showing that viruses…

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Research Paves Way for Development of Cyborg Moth ‘Biobots’

Research Paves Way for Development of Cyborg Moth ‘Biobots’

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Release Date: 08.20.14

North Carolina State University researchers have developed methods for electronically manipulating the flight muscles of moths and for monitoring the electrical signals moths use to control those muscles. The work opens the door to the development of remotely-controlled moths, or “biobots,” for use…

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New home for an ‘evolutionary misfit’

New home for an ‘evolutionary misfit’

Hallucigenia Reconstruction

Worm-like creature with legs and spikes finds its place in the evolutionary tree of life

One of the most bizarre-looking fossils ever found – a worm-like creature with legs, spikes and a head difficult to distinguish from its tail – has found its place in the evolutionary Tree of Life, definitively linking it with a group of modern animals for the first time.

The…

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‘Prepare for Chinese invasion’, says Jacqui Lambie

‘Prepare for Chinese invasion’, says Jacqui Lambie

DAVID CROWE |
The Australian |
August 20, 2014 12:00AM

AUSTRALIA must build missile systems and defence shields to prepare for an invasion from China even if it costs $60 billion a year, Palmer United Party senator Jacqui Lambie has warned in a dramatic escalation of her party’s claims about the rising threat from Asia. Senator Lambie issued the alert in a move to support party leader Clive…

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Enemies Stand Helpless Against BrahMos Missile - BrahMos Aerospace Chief / 3x faster than the Tomahawk cruise missile

Enemies Stand Helpless Against BrahMos Missile – BrahMos Aerospace Chief / 3x faster than the Tomahawk cruise missile

“export the BrahMos only to friendly nations, determined by the governments of India and Russia”

Enemies Stand Helpless Against BrahMos Missile – BrahMos Aerospace Chief

MOSCOW, August 20 (RIA Novosti) – A supersonic cruise missile BrahMos, developed jointly by Russia and India, leaves any enemy helpless as no effective protection against the BrahMos has been created so far, Sudhir Mishra, the…

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Chinese Troops Enter Disputed India Territory

Chinese Troops Enter Disputed India Territory

Chinese troops have advanced in recent days into disputed territory claimed by India, echoing a similar incursion last year that raised tensions between the two rival giants, official sources said on Tuesday (Aug 19).

Chinese troops twice crossed over the border into a remote area of the western Himalayas, with some unfurling a banner that read “this is Chinese territory, go back”, an official…

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UN Unable to Verify Kiev’s Allegations About Hitting Russian Military Column in Ukraine

UN Unable to Verify Kiev’s Allegations About Hitting Russian Military Column in Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS, August 15 (RIA Novosti) – After Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said his forces hit Russian vehicles inside Ukraine, the United Nations on Friday said it couldn’t verify the reports but they show a need to resolve the conflict through dialogue.

“We are aware of the reports today in Ukraine which we cannot verify independently, and we will follow related developments very…

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