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The Threat of Four Famines in 2017

Boston, MA - infoZine - Oxfam calls on donors to take immediate action to help as many as 20 million people now at risk of starvation.<p>Famine was …

Africa

Columbia Missouri Man Indicted for Attempting to Aid ISIS

Kansas City, Mo - infoZine - Robert Lorenzo Hester, Jr., 25, of Columbia, was charged in a two-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in …

Terrorism

Lockheed Martin's X-plane Design Gets NASA Wind Tunnel Test [video]

Washington DC - infoZine - The agency is testing a nine percent scale model of Lockheed Martin’s X-plane design in Glenn’s 8’ x 6’ Supersonic Wind …

New Tribal Cigarette-tax Compact Submitted to Kansas Legislature

Topeka, KS - infoZine - The agreement, known as a compact, has been signed by tribal leaders and by Governor Brownback, and was submitted to the …

Keurig Green Mountain to Pay $5.8 Million Civil Penalty

Washington, DC - infoZine - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., of Waterbury, Vermont, has …

Coffeemakers

2017 Buick Lacrosse Earns Top Safety Pick Award [video]

Arlington, VA - infoZine - The large car held up well in the test, which replicates what happens when the front driver-side corner of a vehicle …

Buick

Fenton Angler Sets Missouri State-record Gizzard Shad

Jefferson County, MO - infoZine - The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports Riley Nolan of Fenton became the most recent record-breaking …

Fishing

Samoa to Have Faster, Cheaper Internet

Savai’i, Samoa - infoZine - The Government of Samoa, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank, and the Government of Australia launched the …

Britax B-Agile and Bob Motion Strollers Recall

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves (about 676,000 (in addition, about 36,400 were sold in Canada and about 4,600 were sold in Mexico)) …

Eritrea Travel Warning

Washington DC - infoZine - This replaces the Travel Warning dated August 26, 2016. [infoZine]<p>U.S. citizens are strongly advised to avoid travel near …

Kansas Boat Taxes, All You Need to Know

Pratt, KS - infoZine - If you're a Kansas boat owner or are thinking of buying a boat, you should know that property taxes on recreational boats have …

Calphalon Recalls 2 Million Cutlery Knives

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves (about 2 million (in addition, about 7,000 were sold in Canada)) Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery …

Chef'S Knife

Lebanon Travel Warning

Washington DC - infoZine - This supersedes the Travel Warning issued on July 29, 2016. [infoZine]<p>In the event that the security climate in Lebanon …

Overcome Poor Soil, Limited Space with Straw Bale Gardening

Columbia, MO - infoZine - Straw bale gardens are becoming popular with growers who are plagued with poor soil or limited garden space, said …

Gardening

Air Travel Consumer Report 2016

Washington DC - infoZine - In 2016, the reporting carriers canceled 1.17 percent of their scheduled domestic flights, an improvement over the 1.5 …

Airlines

Raytown Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing from Two Churches

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - David Townley, 59, of Raytown, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert E. Larsen to one count of wire fraud, …

Fraud

Oxfam Condemns Trump's Repeal of Landmark Anti-corruption Law

Washington DC - infoZine - “Today, President Trump is signing his name to a bill with only one clear purpose: to make it easier to get away with …

Financial Regulation

Student Loan Debt Collector Settles with FTC

Washington DC - infoZine - GC Services, a large debt collector charged with using unlawful tactics to collect on federal student loans and other …

Loans

Target Recalls Patio Benches

Consumer Contact: Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Sunday, online at www.target.com and click on “Recalls” at the …

Landscaping

El Salvador Travel Warning

Washington DC - infoZine - El Salvador has one of the highest homicide levels in the world and crimes such as extortion, assault and robbery are …

Where Is America's Cleantech?

Westport, CT - infoZine - E/The Environmental Magazine - A decade ago, in the wake of Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” and rising gas/oil prices, …

Renewable Energy

Foods That Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease

Birmingham, AL - infoZine - Newswise - According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading global cause of death; 2,200 …

Nutrition

La-Z-Boy Recalls Lift Chair's Power Supplies

Washington DC - infoZine - The recall involves (about 2,500 (In addition, 210 were sold in Canada)) the power supplies sold with Gold Series electric …

Furniture

Wine Pairings for Valentine's Day from K-State

Manhattan, KS - infoZine - When sweethearts choose an ideal pairing from a group or type of wines they prefer — whether white or red, dry or sweet — …

Small Farmers Need Support to Adapt to a Changing Climate

Dubai/Rome - infoZine - "Agriculture holds the key to solving two of the greatest problems now facing humanity: eradicating poverty and hunger, and …

Agriculture

Metal Top Dining Tables Recalled Due to Lead Exposure Risk

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves (about 2,700) Restoration Hardware’s Railroad Tie & Parsons Railroad Tie dining tables. The recalled …

Interior Design

Missouri Anglers Ready for March 1 Trout Opener

Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - As winter winds down, anglers throughout the Show-Me State are beginning to show some signs of trout fever. Symptoms …

Fishing

U.S. Icebreaker Headed to New Zealand

Washington DC - infoZine - The icebreaker will make the port call on its way to its home port of Seattle after completing a resupply mission …

War

Efficient Trucking Is a Growth Enabler

Washington / Geneva - infoZine - The successful collaboration between the World Bank Group and IRU has resulted in the first ever guide to improve …

Innovation