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BEER BUILDS STRONGER BONES THAN MILK

> A study found that the bones of women who drink beer regularly are stronger, making them less likely to suffer from osteoporosis. It is thought that the high level of silicon in beer slows down the thinning that leads to fractures and boosts the formation of new bone, the journal Nutrition reports. Beer is […]

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a REVOLUTION in drug testing

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HUCKABEE PUTS RACIST FOOT IN MOUTH

NCAI Responds to Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee’s Comment Re: Native Americans as “Bad Guys” Published on MAY 07, 2015 Washington, DC – The National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby released the following response in reaction to Governor Mike Huckabee’s quote: “This week I learned about Governor Huckabee’s speech announcing his candidacy for U.S. […]

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RITUALISTIC KILLINGS – SOUNDS LIKE ISIS

Religious Sacrifice Eyed After Animal Parts Found At Long Island Park July 24, 2015 11:46 PM Animal Cruelty, Roy Gross, Suffolk County SPCA EAST ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Animal cruelty investigators are looking into what they believe is the fourth ritualistic animal killing on Long Island in a month. Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said […]

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VEGGIE SEA BACON?

NEWSFEED FOOD & DRINK Stop Everything: There’s a New Seaweed That Tastes Like Bacon and Is Better for You Than Kale Helen Regan @hcregan The world’s most perfect food may have just arrived Researchers from Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center say they’ve created and patented a new type of seaweed that has the […]

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AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGISTS DESIGN TORTURE PROGRAMS

Washington Post Inquiry: Psychologists group colluded with Pentagon, CIA on interrogations By Greg Miller July 10 at 6:37 PM Leaders of the American Psychological Association secretly collaborated with officials at the Pentagon and CIA to weaken the association’s ethical guidelines and allow psychologists to take part in coercive interrogation programs after the Sept. 11, 2001, […]

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REDSKINS – BLACKSKINS – WHITESKINS – BROWNSKINS

Obama administration likely to block new Redskins stadium By Timothy Cama – 07/01/15 02:37 PM EDT The Obama administration will likely block Washington, D.C., authorities from building a new stadium for the NFL’s Washington Redskins because of objections to the team’s name. The National Park Service (NPS) owns the land under the 54-year-old Robert F. […]

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THE HOLY SEE SPEAKS ON TERRORISM

Holy See: Causes of terrorism must be addressed 2015-07-01 Vatican Radio (Vatican Radio) The United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday held a special panel on the effects of terrorism on the enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms. Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other […]

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GAY MARRIAGE INSTITUTIONALIZED BY SUPREME COURT IN USA

Landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizes gay marriage nationwide WASHINGTON | BY LAWRENCE HURLEY The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, handing a historic triumph to the American gay rights movement. The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection […]

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VATICAN SIGNS TREATY WITH PALESTINE, MARKING IT AS A STATE

VATICAN CITY, June 26 (UPI) — The Vatican formally recognized Palestine as a state Friday, with the signing of a treaty, the product of 15 years of negotiations. The agreement involves “essential aspects of the life and activity of the Catholic Church in the State of Palestine,” a Vatican statement said. The acknowledgement of Palestine’s […]

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HEAD TRANSPLANT REQUIRES DECAPITATION

Russian man to undergo world’s first full head transplant Thirty-year-old Valery Spiridinov hopes to have his head transplanted on to another man’s body in 2017 but some doctors have doubts. By Luke Heighton, video source ITN 5:23PM BST 13 Jun 2015 Mr Spiridinov, from Russia, suffers from Werdnig Hoffman disease, a muscle wasting condition that […]

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PHILAE WAKES UP!

Comet lander Philae awakes from hibernation By FRANK JORDANS BERLIN (AP) — The comet lander Philae has awoken from a seven-month hibernation and managed to communicate with Earth for more than a minute, the European Space Agency said Sunday. The probe became the first spacecraft to land on a comet when it touched down on […]

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MAKING MARS HABITABLE

There’s one crucial number that could ultimately determine whether humans have a chance to live on Mars By Jessica Orwig (ESO/M. Kornmesser/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org)) This artist’s impression shows how Mars may have looked about four billion years ago. The blue is liquid water. Our solar system harbors over a dozen classic and dwarf planets, hundreds […]

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CLEANING UP THE OCEANS USING ITS OWN CURRENTS

An Ocean That Cleans Itself: One 20 Year Old Raises $2 Million to Make It a Reality Tess PanzerJune 3, 2015 Boyan Slat may only be 20 years old, but his plan to have the ocean literally “clean itself” has already raised $2 million and generated support around the globe. In an impressive and thoughtful […]

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NON-HUMAN ANIMALS COULD BE DECLARED LEGAL PERSONS

Victory! Chimps Will Get Their Day in Court for Case Seeking Personhood by Alicia Graef April 23, 2015 5:30 pm Unbeknownst to two privately-owned chimpanzees being used for biomedical research in New York, their legal advocates are making progress in a case seeking to have them recognized as legal persons and freed. Earlier this week, […]

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CLEVELAND RISING UP

Cleveland protests erupt after officer found not guilty in fatal shooting of two unarmed suspects By Aaron Josefczyk and Kim Palmer Related Stories Ohio officer found not guilty in fatal shooting of two unarmed suspects Reuters Cleveland police officer’s trial on fatal shootings nears end Reuters The Latest in Cleveland: Multiple arrests after verdict Associated […]

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IRELAND LEADS THE WORLD IN LEGALIZING GAY MARRIAGE THROUGHOUT THE LAND

‘Bold’ Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide By SHAWN POGATCHNIK DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland’s citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday — a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a “social revolution.” Related Stories Rainbows Form Over Dublin As […]

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USA PUNISHES GERMANY WITH INTELLIGENCE SHARING BLACKOUT IF…

US Threatened Germany Over Snowden, Vice Chancellor Says GLENN GREENWALD German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel (above) said this week in Homburg that the U.S. government threatened to cease sharing intelligence with Germany if Berlin offered asylum to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden or otherwise arranged for him to travel to that country. “They told us they would […]

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HOMAN SQUARE – HIDDEN TORTURE SITE IN CHICAGO

READ ON FOR A STORY OF HORROR ‘Gestapo’ tactics at US police ‘black site’ ring alarm from Chicago to Washington Shocked politicians and rights groups call for inquiries into Homan Square Rahm Emanuel faces questions as top supporters examine ‘outrageous’ abuse ‘I hadn’t heard of the sort of CIA or Gestapo tactics that were mentioned […]