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Have Some Fish With Your Plastic

If you eat fish then you are eating plastic. That's what an eminent international team of scientists concluded earlier this month.<p><i>Join Earth Dr Reese Halter from Los Angeles for another segment of SOS as he explains where all the missing ocean plastic went.</i><p>Researchers were perplexed after …

Pollution

Ku Klux Klan gives out free candy in South Carolina recruiting effort

Some residents in South Carolina say they found bags of candy on their street containing a piece of paper asking them to join the Ku Klux Klan.<p>Residents in Oconee County found the bags Saturday night or Sunday morning.<p>The paper said "Save Our Land, Join the Klan." It had a phone number that led to …

Conor Oberst Accepts Rape Accuser’s Public Apology

Conor Oberst has accepted Joanie Faircloth’s recent public apology for accusing the Bright Eyes frontman of rape. “This has been extremely difficult …

Mexican police rescue 458 children in raid on home

Mexican federal and state police officers have raided a home in the western state of Michoacan and rescued 458 children who were forced to beg for money and suffered sexual abuse while being held against their will in filthy conditions.<p>The attorney general, Jesús Murillo Karam, said police had also …

Vagina selfie for 3D printers lands Japanese artist in trouble

Last month it took more than 20 firefighters to free a US student who had become trapped inside a giant sculpture of a vagina in Germany. But genital art elicited a very different response in Japan this week, when police arrested an artist for distributing data that enables recipients to make 3D …

Starwatch: The European Extremely Large Telescope

Our image shows an artist's impression of the European Extremely Large Telescope, or E-ELT, whose 39-metre aperture puts it in line to be the world's largest optical-infrared telescope. Being built by the European Southern Observatory, it will cost in excess of 1bn euros, including a British …

Power outage caused by weather halts Disney World monorail train

A power outage caused by an apparent lightning strike brought one of Disney World's monorail trains to a halt Sunday evening.<p>Walt Disney Parks and Resorts spokesman Jacquee Wahler told The Associated Press there were thunderstorms around the Florida theme park when the elevated train stopped Sunday …

1,500-Year-Old Claws Intrigue Archaeologists in Peru

Archaeologists in Peru say they have unearthed the previously unknown tomb of a nobleman from a pre-Inca civilization known as the Moche. The tomb contained the remains of an adult male, plus artifacts indicating the man's elite status, according to the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio.<p>Among the most …

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …

Forestry

Chinese TV threw Apple a slow curve on privacy

China watchers who know more about the country than I say that western reports about a story broadcast on China Central Television last week — China …

Ukraine's shelling could have irreversible consequences, says Russia

Russia's foreign ministry says the Ukrainian army is responsible for the shelling that killed a man inside Russian territory, warning that the incident could have "irreversible consequences".<p>Russian investigators say a man was killed and a woman injured when a shell fired from Ukrainian territory …

See Where America Gets Its Energy, In Spectacular Photos

“I wanted to photograph the relationship between American society and the American landscape, and energy was the linchpin,” Epstein writes. He ended …

UC Berkeley

Americans Are Too Stupid For GMO Labeling, Congressional Panel Says

WASHINGTON -- It's pretty rare that members of Congress and all the witnesses they've called will declare out loud that Americans are just too ignorant to be given a piece of information, but that was a key conclusion of a session of the House Agriculture Committee this week.<p>The issue was …

Louvre, Eiffel Tower targeted by Islamic terrorist, reports Le Parisien

The Musée du Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and at least one other popular cultural destination in France were the targets of an Islamic terrorist who was arrested in June 2013 before carrying out the attacks, according to reports this week in the daily Le Parisien.<p>The articles state that the alleged …

Amazon asks FAA to let it ramp up drone developments

Amazon is asking the federal government if it can start testing drones in its own backyard to speed up its development of Prime Air shipping, according to a letter published to the Federal Aviation Administration's site on Thursday.<p>If granted, Amazon will be able to test its drones outside of the …

N.H. 2016 poll: Clinton lead shrinks

Hillary Clinton still leads the Democratic field in the race for 2016, but her advantage might be slipping in New Hampshire, according to a new poll.<p>Fifty-nine percent of 257 likely Democratic voters in the state say they would vote for the former secretary of state in the presidential primary, a …

Judge tosses Fla. congressional map

A Florida judge ruled the state’s congressional map unconstitutional Thursday evening, a decision that could upend Republicans’ advantage in the state’s House delegation and leaves open the possibility of redrawing the districts in time for the 2014 elections.<p>Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis blasted …

Mississippi Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection

A baby who generated great excitement last year because it appeared she had been cured of HIV is infected with the virus after all, health officials say.<p>This discovery is a setback for the child known as the "Mississippi baby." It also complicates efforts to test what had seemed like a promising …

Lindsay Lohan's New Lawsuit Could Impact NFL Players And College Sports Video Games

NFL players and their financial planners will be carefully watching the recent lawsuit filed by actress Lindsay Lohan against Rockstar Games, which alleges that Rockstar Games violated LiLo’s state law publicity rights by using a variation of her likeness in the video game Grand Theft Auto V. …

Obama on impeachment: 'Really?'

Go ahead, President Barack Obama told House Republicans Thursday. Impeach him.<p>“You hear some of them: ‘Sue him! Impeach him!’” Obama said in a relaxed, sniping campaign-style speech in Austin, Texas, recounting the resistance he’s run into for signing executive actions. “Really? For what, doing my …

Germany investigates suspect in possible spy case

The German government said Thursday it is expelling a person it describes as the representative of U.S. foreign intelligence services based at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin.<p>The move comes after two allegations emerged of Germans spying for the United States over the last week, claims prompting an …

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How to Separate Truth From Falsehood in Conflict-Zone Footage

Kaveh Waddell @kavehewaddell<p>July 10, 2014, 1 a.m.<p>Foot­age up­loaded to You­Tube is a boon for hu­man-rights watch­ers, journ­al­ists, and oth­ers who …

Iraq jihadists seize 'nuclear material', says ambassador to UN

Uranium compounds kept at Mosul university for research removed by Islamic State jihadists, but experts say material does not pose WMD threat<p>Nuclear material reportedly now in the hands of insurgents, including jihadists from the Islamic State in <b>Iraq</b>, is "low grade" and does not pose a significant …

Australian judge says incest may no longer be a taboo

Judge in Australia says incest may no longer be a taboo and the only reason it is criminal is potential birth abnormalities, which can be solved by abortion<p>A judge in Australia has been criticised after saying incest may no longer be a taboo and that the community may now accept consensual sex …

Siblings

Bruce Springsteen makes directorial debut with post-apocalyptic short film

Released on his website, the 10-minute movie was inspired by his song Hunter of Invisible Game, and features the singer as a lonely man in a dangerous world<p>• Bruce Springsteen: High Hopes – review<p>Bruce Springsteen has released his directorial debut: a 10-minute post-apocalyptic western inspired by …

North Korea files U.N. complaint over Seth Rogen film 'The Interview'

North Korea has taken its case against Seth Rogen and James Franco's upcoming movie "The Interview" all the way to the United Nations.<p>In a letter to the U.N. dated June 27 but made public this week, North Korea accused the United States of sponsoring terrorism and committing an act of war by …

I survived Ebola, but villagers shunned me - CNN.com

Saa Sabas, Ebola survivor from southern Guinea: "I felt so tired and uncomfortable."<p><i>Editor's note: This interview with Saa Sabas, an Ebola survivor who now volunteers for the Red Cross Society of Guinea, was conducted for CNN by Moustapha Diallo from the International Federation of Red Cross and</i> …