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The UK’s Centre for Social Justice has called on the government for a “radical overhaul” of measures to combat slavery, claiming the “ministers are clueless” about the current scale of slavery and human trafficking in the…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on March 10, 2013 at 11:46am — No Comments
North Korea on Thursday vowed to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States, amplifying its threatening rhetoric hours ahead of a vote by U.N. diplomats on whether to level new sanctions against Pyongyang for its…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on March 7, 2013 at 5:59am — No Comments
Alton school officials and Alton Police stand by the decision to place an 8-year-old girl in handcuffs after allegedly throwing a tantrum Tuesday. Lovejoy Elementary School said as a last resort they sometimes have to involve law enforcement.…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on March 7, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments
Your digital footprint could be getting a whole lot bigger: Pentagon scientists are searching for a way to transcribe every real-world conversation that happens into computer-readable files.
Robert Beckhusen of Wired’s …Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on March 5, 2013 at 1:20am — No Comments
Bradley Manning, the US Army intelligence officer accused of passing sensitive military documents to whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, has pleaded guilty to ten separate charges. The army, however, will pursue the grave charge of aiding the…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 28, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
President Barack Obama says the United States could launch an attack on Iran as early as this June, Israeli media reports.
According to a report on Israel’s Channel 10 News that has since been picked up by the Times of Israel,…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 27, 2013 at 12:36am — No Comments
Hunters across Louisiana are outraged after state health officials ordered a rescue mission to destroy $8,000 worth of deer meat because venison is not allowed to be served in homeless shelters.
The Dept. of Health…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 26, 2013 at 12:26pm — No Comments
Germany’s development minister has suggested food tainted with horsemeat should be distributed to the poor.
Dirk Niebel said he supported the proposal by a member of the governing CDU party, and concluded: “We can’t just throw away good…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 24, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
United States President Barack Obama has no plans to show Congress the legal rulings that justify his use of drones to kill US citizens, despite urging from members of his own political party.
Both members of the House and Senate have demanded as of late…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 22, 2013 at 8:13am — No Comments
The company that has become famous for, among other things, its riddle-me-this interview style is asking those eager to try their Glass product — essentially a wearable…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 20, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Fat children should be given gastric bypass surgery on the NHS to help them manage their weight, a leading professor has argued.
Dr David Haslam, head of the National Obesity Forum, said that not enough young people are offered…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 19, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
A Georgia prison inmate found by doctors to be mildly retarded is scheduled to receive lethal injection on Tuesday, despite constitutional protections that exist to prohibit the execution of the mentally disabled.
More than 20 years after being…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 19, 2013 at 6:36am — No Comments
Moscow believes an operable national defense against threats from outer space can be built within 10 years’ time. The 500-kiloton explosion of a space bolide above the Urals region has sped-up allocation of some $2 billion to prevent future…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 19, 2013 at 12:34am — No Comments
A Maryland court has ruled that police are responsible for the death of a mentally disabled man. The homicide occurred after the man refused to leave a movie theater, prompting police to pin him down on the ground until he suffocated to…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 19, 2013 at 12:07am — No Comments
The world’s first bionic eye has been approved by America’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The futuristic retinal prosthesis will be used to treat a certain type of blindness.
The product, which has been named Argus II, was…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 16, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Boycotts are a time-honored means of protest in our capitalist system. Nothing speaks to private enterprise like the loss of revenue, so people frequently boycott businesses in the U.S. to make a point or encourage a policy change. But you have probably never heard of a company…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 16, 2013 at 12:36pm — No Comments
Autopsy results on former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner show he died from a single gunshot wound to the head that was likely self-inflicted, authorities said Friday.
The renegade cop…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 16, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
February 15, 2013
One thing concerned parents, teachers, academics and policymakers were discussing long before the second-worst school shooing in U.S. history took place in Newtown, Conn. in mid-December was the culture of violence that currently exists in our…
Added by Pam Suggs on February 16, 2013 at 7:31am — No Comments
A new high tech tattoo may soon be your saving grace the next time you fall ill.
Woven of gold and silk, this temporary skin embossing could detect things like bacterial infections and let others know you’re…Continue
Added by Pam Suggs on February 16, 2013 at 2:11am — No Comments
In investment bank having a Sell rating on a stock? Usually an unheard of thing: why alienate the management, why prevent future banking business – it’s not like banks are ethical creatures – and sure enough in this particular case, the bank in question had sell…Continue
Added by Travis Broes on February 15, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments