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5.6 Tokyo tremor shakes buildings in Japanese capital, halts subway

Published time: May 25, 2015 05:46 Image from earthquake.usgs.gov A 5.6 magnitude earthquake has struck Tokyo and nearby areas, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, setting…

GMO that kills: GM-cotton problems drive Indian farmers to suicide

Published time: May 24, 2015 21:05 Reuters / Amit Dave Hundreds of thousands of farmers have died in India, after having been allegedly forced to…

World stands up against Monsanto: Over 400 cities protest GMOs

Published time: May 24, 2015 03:07 People participate in a protest march against Monsanto Co, the world’s largest seed company, in Lima, Peru, May 23,…

‘Is this white enough for you?’ Dutch immigrant children rally against segregation

Published time: May 23, 2015 20:46 Pupils from a primary school in Amsterdam wear t-shirts that read “Is this white enough for you? ” on…

Holy sun! Solar halo in Mexico causes social media frenzy (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: May 22, 2015 14:40 A man takes photos of solar halo in Mexico…

US flexes its European muscles, leading war games in Germany (VIDEO)

Published time: May 21, 2015 18:52Edited time: May 21, 2015 19:48 Reuters / Michael Dalder…

Africa's Worst New Internet Censorship Law Could be Coming to South Africa

Only once in a while does an Internet censorship law or regulation come along that…

Fukushima pressure relief system failed at Reactor-2 after disaster, TEPCO reveals

Published time: May 21, 2015 14:42 Reuters / Tomohiro Ohsumi The latest report by Tokyo…

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EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

More needs to be done to protect cyberspace and enhance computer security. But President Obama’s cybersecurity legislative proposal recycles old ideas that should remain where they’ve been since May 2011:…

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

By End the Lie Major Pentagon social media accounts were hacked Monday by a group that posted pro-Islamic State messages and threatened American troops. Read more: “Reports: woman hunted by…

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

By End the Lie Hayat Boumeddiene, the 26-year-old female suspect in the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and a Jewish supermarket, reportedly left France for Syria several days before…