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U.S. and Russia Team to Research Space Threat


Russian and US experts are planning to join efforts in protecting our planet against thousands of potentially hazardous near-Earth space bodies, Russia’s emergencies minister said.

Artist’s Rendition of Drifting Asteroids

“The collision with the Chelyabinsk meteorite last year showed that space threats could be real and as destructive as huge fires or natural disasters


Mobile Apps Targeted by Intelligence Agencies

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US and British spy agencies routinely try to gain access to personal data from Angry Birds and other mobile applications, a report says.

A National Security Agency (NSA) document shows location, website visited and contacts are among the data targeted from mobile applications.

They are the latest report from documents leaked by Edward


Congress “Secretly” Approves More Weapons to Syrian Rebels

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Light arms supplied by the United States are flowing to “moderate” Syrian rebel factions in the south of the country and U.S. funding for months of further deliveries has been approved by Congress, according U.S. and European security officials.

People stand on a street lined with damaged buildings in the besieged area of Homs


Animal Kim Jong-Un Allegedly Executed Uncle’s Entire Family

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South Korea’s state news agency is reporting that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered the execution of his uncle’s entire family, including children.

“Extensive executions have been carried out for relatives of Jang Song-thaek,” one source told Yonhap. “All relatives of Jang have been


U.K.- Hundreds of Retarded Children Locked in Police Cells

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Hundreds of potentially unwell children in England and Wales have been placed in police cells after being detained under the Mental Health Act as officers had no place else to take them., with some held for over 24 hours. In 2012 there were 385 such detentions.

The figures were released under the Freedom


Mystery Illness Strikes Hundreds Aboard Cruise Ship

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say 281 passengers have taken ill aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship.

Nearly 300 people have taken ill aboard the Royal Caribbean ship Explorer of the Seas, shown here in a 2007 file photo, the cruise line has confirmed.

The CDC said in a statement Friday


Snowden Claims U.S. Government out to Kill Him

Fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden voiced fears that US “government officials want to kill me”, in a TV interview to be broadcast in Germany Sunday.

A new photo of Edward Snowden shows him on a boat in Moscow with the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in the background.

The comment comes just


Obama Falters Big Time on Middle Class Recovery

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Five years into his presidency, Barack Obama is still falling short of his number one goal: to fix the economy for the middle class.

Sure, a recovery has been underway for most of his presidency, but it’s still slow and uneven. And despite Obama’s focus on the middle class, the improvement so far has largely


Heat Kills 2 Kids While Mom Spends Time with Boyfriend

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The mother of the two boys who died of hyperthermia has been arrested. Authorities say they found out she was having sex with her boyfriend while the kids were left alone for two hours with the heat on in the car.




NJ Lawmaker to Introduce Total Marijuana Legalization Bill


Citing the success of Colorado’s marijuana legalization program, a New Jersey lawmaker said he planned to introduce a bill within the month to legalize recreational marijuana for residents 21 and older.

New Jersey Sen. Nicholas P. Scutari, D-Linden, N.J., listens to a question after state senators voted Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, in Trenton,


14,000 Volt Shock Leaves Man With Star Shaped Eyes

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An electrician has been literally left seeing stars after suffering an electric shock that caused star-shaped cataracts to develop in his eyes.

This is what happened to an electricians eyes two weeks after recieving a 14,000 Volt Shock

The incident, reported by Livescience and written up in the New England Journal


50% of Prison Sexual Assault Reports Involve Staff Victimizing Prisoners

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Nearly 9,000 incidents of sexual victimization against inmates in U.S. prisons and jails were reported in 2011, with roughly half of them involving corrections staff, according to a report by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics.

The number of incidents showed a “significant increase” over about 8,400 incidents reported in 2010 and 7,855 reported


Researchers Make Bold Statement on Adam and Eve

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Adam isn’t 5,764 years old: Geneticist who said that European Jews are descendants of Khazars drops new bomb – together with fellow Israeli scientist, determining when first human was born, proving that he lived during Eve’s time.

“Adam,” our oldest relative to date, finally has a date of birth, and it’s not 5,764 years


Canada Warns Against Attending Olympic Games

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The government is warning Canadians to carefully consider whether to attend the Winter Olympics that begin in Sochi, Russia in two weeks after Islamist terrorists in the North Caucasus threatened to attack the event.

A view of the Bolshoy Ice Dome where the Ice Hockey will take place in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic


Bayer Pharmaceutical: “New Cancer Drug Not for Indians”


Global medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres slammed on Friday a statement by Bayer’s chief executive that the giant German firm only developed its cancer drug Nexavar for people who could afford the medicine, not “for Indians”.

India’s controller general of patents angered Bayer in March 2012 when he


Suspects Arrested Using “Target Garnered” Credit Card Info

McALLEN, Texas – Police in South Texas say account information stolen during the Target security breach is now being divided up and sold off regionally as evidenced by the arrest of two Mexican citizens in connection to 96 fraudulent credit cards.

MIAMI, FL – DECEMBER 19: A customer signs a credit card


Finally, Iran Decides to Yield a Little

Iran has halted its most sensitive nuclear operations under a preliminary deal with world powers, winning some relief from economic sanctions on Monday in a ground-breaking exchange that could ease a threat of war.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) greets Iran’s President Hassan Rohani during the U.N. General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in


China to Build Aircraft Carrier


China is building its second aircraft carrier, which is expected to take six years, and the country aims to have at least four such ships, Chinese and Hong Kong media reports said on Sunday.

Chinese naval soldiers stand guard on China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning, as it travels towards a military base in Sanya,


Israel May now Involve Lasers to Defend Against Gaza Rockets

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Israeli arms giant Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. is to unveil a new laser defense system at a conference in Singapore in February, Rafael said on its website.

A Grad rocket fired toward Israel from the Gaza Strip in 2009. (file photo: Jorge Novominsky/Flash90)

The new system, Iron Beam, is a high-energy,


Flu Outbreak Now Referred to as Epidemic by CDC

Now being called a national epidemic by the Centers for Disease Control, the influenza outbreak is claiming more lives in North Texas, and forcing one hospital to make changes.

As of Saturday, Dallas County reported 35 flu-related deaths; there have been five in Tarrant County, four each in Denton and Collin


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