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Russia delivers 3rd aid shipment to Donetsk

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Russia has announced it has delivered a third shipment of aid to eastern Ukraine where government troops are engaged in fighting with pro-Russia forces. The Russian Emergency Ministry stated on Friday that a convoy of nearly 200 vehicles carrying some 2,000 tons of cereals, canned food, generators, medicine, warm clothes, and bottled water has been unloaded... 

Internet Party crashes in New Zealand elections

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A coalition of anti-establishment politicians and internet freedom advocates led by entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, who promised to shake up New Zealand politics, suffered a humiliating defeat at the country’s parliamentary elections. The Internet-Mana party gained just 26,500 votes, 1.3 percent of the total, and short of the five percent needed to cross the parliament... 

Quarter of Americans want their states to secede from US

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A girl holds a US flag next to a sculpture after a naturalization ceremony at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on July 22, 2014. Amid the growing anger with Washington, nearly a quarter of Americans want their states to break away from the United States and become an independent country, a new poll has found. The results of a Reuters/Ipsos poll released... 

UN climate change: 1000 scientists say No

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Reality is engineered consensus. But when that doesn’t work, “experts” just assert there is a consensus when there isn’t. It’s a shocking 321-page report assembled by The Climate Depot: “More Than 1000 International Scientists Dissent Over Man-Made Global Warming Claims.” It names names. It lists reasons for the dissent. Reality is engineered... 

Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use iPads

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Technocratic elites realize electronic devices are tools of distraction, dumbing down. A recent New York Times article exemplified how technological and billionaire elites live by different standards than they prescribe to the American populace. A piece entitled “Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent,” discusses how the late Apple CEO refused to allow his children... 

“Global Warming” Advocates Plan March Amid Record Cold Temperatures

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Snow hits the ground in seven states as advocates demand U.N. response to “global warming”. Later this month, activists are planning a march in New York City for “global warming awareness,” even though the northern U.S. is reeling from record cold temperatures. Called the “largest climate march in history” by organizers, the “People’s... 

Living near fracking sites deteriorates health

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Those who live in close proximity to fracking sites exhibited a greater likelihood to suffer skin and respiratory problems than those who lived farther away from natural gas wells, according to a new study of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale region. The study, “Proximity to Natural Gas Wells and Reported Health Status: Results of a Household Survey in Washington... 

Russia’s 2nd Ukraine aid convoy of 200 trucks crosses border

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All 200 trucks in Russia’s 2nd convoy carrying long-awaited humanitarian aid for devastated areas of eastern Ukraine have crossed the border after weeks of delays that occurred despite an agreement on relief corridors in the Minsk ceasefire deal. “At 08:00 Moscow time (04:00 GMT) the customs procedures for all trucks and goods in them were completed,”... 

Activating single gene could extend human lifespan by 30%

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David Walker In an experiment on fruit flies, UCLA biologists activated just one gene, AMPK, which extended their lifespan by nearly a third, by helping them to get rid of “cellular garbage” causing old age diseases such as Parkinson’s. Humans have the same gene. “Instead of studying the diseases of aging Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease,... 

Lake Baikal turns into swamp because of alien algae

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One of the central natural wonders of Russia, Lake Baikal, has recently been a source of troubling news. Every week, volunteers remove tons of garbage from the coast of the deepest fresh water lake on our planet, while officials try to handle the consequences of the closure of a pulp and paper mill. Now it is environmentalists who sound the alarm. In their... 

Aussie police apologize for bomb left in Sydney airport

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Australian police was forced to apologize after it turned out that police officers left explosives in Sydney airport after a sniffer dog training exercise. The devices remained in the airport for almost a month without anyone retrieving them. Some 230 grams of plastic explosives were left after a dog training exercise August 14. Since then the Australian Federal... 

​Extreme solar storm approaches Earth

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An X1.6 class solar flare flashes in the middle of the sun on Sept. 10, 2014. This image was captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory and shows light in the 131 Angstrom wavelength, which is typically colorized in teal. A powerful solar flare sparked on an Earth-facing section of the sun. A subsequent coronal mass ejection is expected to reach our... 

Australia to reverse plan to dump mud on Great Barrier Reef

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The Australian government is pondering a new plan for disposal of waste from expanding the country’s port of Abbot Point, which would see the dredged mud and sand reused on land instead of being dumped by the Great Barrier Reef, as was initially planned. The on-land disposal project has been approved by the Queensland government. The decision was made despite... 

Monster floods kill over 400 in India, Pakistan

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The heaviest rainfall in 50 years has resulted in more than 400 deaths in the Kashmir region with thousands still trapped on rooftops as residents in both India and Pakistan are criticizing their governments for not doing enough to help them. In India, at least 217 people were reported to have died by Tuesday, with another 47,000 evacuated from their homes.... 

Pentagon Is Giving Grenade Launchers to Campus Police

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In 1968, students at Columbia University staged a mass uprising other college campuses in protesting not just the war in Vietnam, but their school’s collaboration with the Institute for Defense Analysis, a Defense Department affiliate that researches weapons technologies. Today, weapons produced by that institute are used by the US military throughout the... 
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