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Giant piranha caught in southern Russia

Fisherman from a small town near the city of Rostov in Russia’s south returned home with a most unusual catch – a 2.4-kg piranha. “I knew it was a piranha when I saw the sharp teeth. I had small piranhas in my aquarium, but this one was really huge,” Stanislav Chekunov told Life News tabloid […]

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Son suspected of forcing elderly mother into drug addiction

A suspected Russian drug dealer is accused of forcing his 70-year-old mother to use drugs to keep her away from his unlawful business. ­The 40-year old man was arrested in the Republic of Tatarstan, central Russia, LifeNews tabloid reports. He is accused of taking away his mother’s pension, adding synthetic drugs to her food and […]

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Obama’s MidEast envoy resigns amid 2 years of frustration over Israel and Palestine

Obama’s MidEast envoy resigns amid 2 years of frustration over Israel and Palestine

President Obama’s chief envoy to the Middle East, former Senator George J. Mitchell Jr., is leaving that post after two mostly futile years pressing Israelis and Palestinians to make peace, administration officials said on Friday. Mr. Obama was expected to issue a statement later in the day. The news comes ahead of a critical week […]

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Fuel rods at Fukushima reactor No. 1 have mostly melted

Fuel rods at Fukushima reactor No. 1 have mostly melted

Two months after an earthquake-caused tsunami caused the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in 1986, Tokyo Electric Power Co. officials have confirmed that the situation in one of the four affected reactors is worse than previously claimed. The fuel rods that powered the No. 1 reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant are fully exposed and […]

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U.S. stocks fall, Euro weakens amid worries about Greece

U.S. stocks fall, Euro weakens amid worries about Greece

U.S. stocks declined as the euro weakened on continued worries over Greece’s finances heading into the weekend. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 115.34.09 points, or 0.9%, to 12580.80, in early afternoon trading. The Nasdaq Composite shed 1.1% to 28313.09, while the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index fell 0.8% to 1337.28, with every sector in […]

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Food police target Texas schools with cameras

A new scheme in Texas public schools has cameras tracking students to monitor what and when they eat. The US federal government via the US Department of Agriculture granted schools in Texas $2 million in funds to place high-end cameras into San Antonio schools that can read barcodes on students’ cafeteria trays. “We’re going to […]

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Refuse Pro-Scan to save your life

Refuse Pro-Scan to save your life

By Linda Kendall-Hagan, contributing writer for End the Lie © 5/11 Linda Kendall-Hagan On a recent trip across the country for my friend and gay poet’s memorial service, the opportunity arose for me to test my belief that I am protected in times of imminent danger by St. Michael the Archangel and Dragon Slayer leading […]

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American Police State: fears of terrorism gone insane

American Police State: fears of terrorism gone insane

As many, including myself, have said, the death of bin Laden is only being used to roll out an even more restrictive police state while hyping up fears of terrorism in the public. Here I have selected some of the recent stories that perpetuate the absurd fearmongering that leads to TSA checking for fecal explosive […]

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UK often conducted “virginity tests” on female immigrants in the late 1970s

UK often conducted “virginity tests” on female immigrants in the late 1970s

Recently uncovered United Kingdom Home Office documents show that the British government hid how often it subjected female immigrants hoping to enter the country to “virginity tests.” The documents, discovered by Australian legal academics Dr. Marinella Marmo and Dr. Evan Smith, suggest that at least 80 south Asian women underwent “virginity tests” in the late […]