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Israeli convicted for burning Palestinian teenager to death

An Israeli man was convicted on Tuesday of murdering a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem, as a court rejected his insanity plea for a crime that helped trigger the 2014 Gaza war.<p>Prosecutors said Yosef Haim Ben-David organised the killing of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khudair.<p>Two Jewish youths who …

30 years after Chernobyl, UGA camera study reveals wildlife abundance in CEZ - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Aiken, S.C. – Thirty years ago, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Pripyat, Ukraine, became the site of the world's largest nuclear accident. While …

1st U.S. uterus transplant fails because of yeast infection

<b>(CNN) —</b> A yeast infection led to the failure of the first uterus transplant performed in the United States, the Cleveland Clinic said Friday.<p>In February, 26-year-old Lindsey McFarland, whose last name was previously not released, became the first patient in the United States to receive a uterus …

Medicine

Death on the border: Family suing U.S. for “torturing and killing” Latino father at California-Mexico line, botching investigation

<b>Anastasio Hernandez-Rojas (CBS)</b><p>Lawyer says Border Patrol’s impunity after Anastasio Hernández Rojas’ death on camera is “miscarriage of justice”<p>Ben Norton<p>April 8, 2016 11:58am (UTC)<p>The family of a longtime U.S. resident is suing the government on charges of torture and excessive force, but the case …

Human Rights

World's biggest floating solar farm powers up outside London

Five years in planning and due to be finished in early March, more than 23,000 solar panels will be floated on the Queen Elizabeth II reservoir near Heathrow and used to generate power for local water treatment plants<p>On a vast manmade lake on the outskirts of London, work is nearing completion on …

Queen Elizabeth II

Swedish teenager rescued from Islamic State

Swedish 16-year-old girl rescued by Kurdish special forces after being held in Mosul<p>Kurdish troops fighting Islamic State forces in northern Iraq say they have rescued a Swedish teenage girl who was "lured" there by an Isil fighter.<p>The 16-year-old, identified as Marilyn Nevalainen, was rescued from …

SunPower Breaks World Record for Efficient Solar Panels

Solar giant SunPower announced on Monday that it can now make a solar panel that can convert 22.8% of the sunlight that hits it into electricity. …

Six Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

If you are like me, and you’ve watched more food documentaries than you can count, and you know about some of the health benefits of switching to a …

Holistic Medicine

China to build ventilation 'corridors' in Beijing to help tackle air pollution

Construction in zones created by connecting parks, rivers, lakes, highways and low building blocks, will be strictly controlled and obstacles to air flow removed<p>Authorities in Beijing are reportedly developing a network of ventilation “corridors” to help tackle the city’s notorious air pollution.

Pollution

Shutting off the flow of slave labor goods to the U.S.

The United States has for 86 years banned the import of goods produced using forced labor — unless, as the Tariff Act of 1930 put it, the goods "are not mined, produced, or manufactured in such quantities in the United States as to meet the consumptive demands of the United States." That's right, …

Isis sending children to die at unprecedented rate, report warns

Analysis of 89 deaths of minors finds 39% drove vehicles laden with explosives, while a third died as foot soldiers<p>Islamic State has been dispatching children and teenagers into battle and sending them as suicide bombers at an unprecedented rate, analysis by US researchers has found.<p>Examining Isis …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Yemen Is Fighting Its Severe Water Shortage by Harvesting Its Fog

Genius.<p>Finding fresh, clean water in Yemen is no easy task: supplies have become so scarce in the war-torn country that villagers are often spending …

People are ‘too afraid to go to hospitals’ in Syria — and it signals Russia’s gruesome endgame in the war

Even hospitals have become fair game for airstrikes and bombings. Trying to get treated for wounds sustained elsewhere could turn into a death sentence.<p>The hospital attacks have been described as brutal. Secondary strikes often follow the initial hit. Bombers will lay in wait for rescuers to …

The father of my country was a slave

<i>Jeffrey Blount is a Washington writer and television news director.</i><p>Today is President’s Day. Through ceremony and remembrance, we celebrate our commanders in chief with a particular emphasis on the first, George Washington. Most Americans refer to him as the father of our country, but not me. The …

The pee color spectrum: What it means

Did you know that looking into the toilet bowl is like looking into a crystal ball for your health? The color of your pee can change depending on how hydrated you are, what foods you've been eating, and even as a weird side effect to certain medications. Here's what your urine color says about your …

Healthy Eating

‘We respect Islam and gay people’ … The gay teacher transforming a Muslim school

Primary teacher Andrew Moffat left his job after a backlash over his sexuality. Now he’s bringing his message of equality to a 99% Muslim primary in Birmingham<p>It took one complaint from a parent “as a Christian” to undo all Andrew Moffat’s work teaching children respect for people of different …

LGBTQI

150,000 Antarctic penguins died after a massive iceberg grounding

Sydney (AFP) - Some 150,000 penguins died after a massive iceberg grounded near their colony in Antarctica, forcing them to make a lengthy trek to find food, scientists say in a newly-published study.<p>The B09B iceberg, measuring some 100 square kilometres (38.6 square miles), grounded in …

Global Warming

8 Easy Macaron Recipes For Beginners (With NEVER FAIL Tips)

DISCLAIMER: <i>This article is solely based on the medical benefits of marijuana for those with a valid medical prescription. We are highlighting the</i> …

An Egyptian court just released a policeman who was jailed for killing an activist

First Lieutenant Yaseen Hatem was charged last March with action that "led to the death" of Shaimaa Sabbagh, a lesser charge than murder but still a rare action against a member of the security forces. He will now face a retrial.<p>Sabbagh was shot in January 2015 at a march marking the fourth …

Reading this one short paragraph will change how you see Finding Nemo forever

Finding Nemo is the touching story of a father and son relationship so don’t read this if you don’t want that ruined…<p>First, it’s important to ruin …