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A nation duped? UK govt. paves way for GM babies
Britain’s government has allegedly misled the public with respect to a newly developed invitro fertilisation (IVF) procedure that experts claim will lead to the birth of “genetically modified babies.”

28.07.2014 13:08

Thousands of guns unaccounted for by Afghan security forces
Information on nearly three-quarters of a million guns purchased by the US for the Afghan National Security Forces is either missing or duplicated, an audit of SIGAR inspectors revealed, sparking fears they could have ended up in Taliban hands.

28.07.2014 05:20

Fracking to be allowed in UK national parks in ‘exceptional circumstances’
The UK government will allow fracking in national parks and heritage sites in “exceptional circumstances,” say new guidelines. Around half of the UK is now open to shale gas exploitation, despite growing public concern over the environmental impact.

28.07.2014 04:36

Congress alarmed by possible CIA access to confidential whistleblower emails
The CIA obtained a legally protected, confidential email between whistleblower officials and Congress this spring, raising questions over whether the agency illegally has access to other communications regarding whistleblowers, McClatchy reported.

26.07.2014 00:57

Ukraine: RT’s Peter Lavelle vs CNN’s Chris Cuomo
​MH17 tragedy used to fight an information war.

25.07.2014 15:17

Wikipedia temporarily bans Congress IPs over ‘persistent’ editing
Capitol computers have been barred from modifying Wikipedia for 10 days, due to “persistent disruptive editing.” The legislative body was told by Wikipedia administrators that it is welcome to make “useful contributions” once the ban expires.

25.07.2014 12:40

Food scare: British health secretary demands urgent inspections of two UK chicken factories
Britain’s Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has demanded the Foods Standards Agency (FSA) conduct an urgent inquiry into two UK factories' alleged poor hygiene practices.

25.07.2014 14:42

Malaysian Boeing disaster – Russia’s questions to Ukraine
Russia’s Air Transport Agency has prepared a number of questions for Ukraine seeking to clarify the situation surrounding the crash of flight MH17.

25.07.2014 13:32

US paratroopers arrested in Italy for allegedly raping, robbing pregnant Romanian
Two American paratroopers stationed at a US military base in Italy have been arrested for allegedly beating, raping and robbing a pregnant Romanian prostitute in her six month, whose sex services they originally offered to pay for.

25.07.2014 10:53

Censorship or error? Internet criticism for BBC removal of MH17 report
BBC Russian has come under fire from internet users after deleting its report on the MH17 crash for not meeting ‘editorial values.’ The reporter questioned says that local militia fired the missile, with locals talking about Ukrainian army planes.

25.07.2014 06:34

Lawyers call for outside probe of two-hour Arizona execution
Attorneys for Joseph Wood, a convicted murderer who lived for nearly two hours after being administered a lethal injection on Wednesday, are demanding an external investigation into the event.

24.07.2014 17:36

#ThanksObama: L.A. commuters rip presidential motorcade on Twitter after it keeps woman in labor from hospital (VIDEO)
Los Angelenos are no strangers to snarling traffic, a daily, often faceless, nuisance. But President Barack Obama’s two-day fundraising trip to the city has given commuters - and one woman in labor - a specific target for their ire.

24.07.2014 15:38

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