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The 28th Human Rights Watch Film Festival #hrwff [video]

New York, NY - infoZine - The Human Rights Watch Film Festival will be presented June 9-18, 2017 with 21 topical and provocative feature …

Documentaries

Highest-risk Student Loan Borrowers Report Update, CFPB

Washington, DC - infoZine - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released an analysis of a student loan industry data sample showing that 9 in 10 …

The Inequality in Nigeria, Oxfam Report

Boston, MA - infoZine - The report, ‘Inequality in Nigeria,’ exposes the large and growing gap between rich and poor. It reveals how the benefits of …

Douglas Recalls Plush Toys

Washington DC - infoZine - Oliver the Bear is a brown and tan stuffed bear, with a blue t-shirt that reads “Oliver™ the Bear” and a red, removable …

Kansas City Men Plead Guilty to Oxycodone Conspiracy

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Gary D. Dickinson, also known as “James DeJong,” 50, and Douglas R. Parker, 51, both of Kansas City, pleaded guilty in …

Missouri Woman Sentenced for Taking Food Stamps for Meth and Cash

Springfield, MO - infoZine - Julie M. Drake, 48, of Nevada, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to nine years in federal prison …

Crime

Cambodia Growth Remains Strong, World Bank

Phnom Penh, Cambodia - infoZine - While the outlook remains favorable, there are some signs of moderation, in particular in the construction sector, …

Kiteboard Control Systems Recalled

Washington DC - infoZine - The component subject to recall is the stainless steel POWER BRACKET SEAT (PBS) and the lower front line that connects …

Independence, Missouri Man Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - Joseph Nicko Winters, 45, of Independence, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 10 years in …

Bialetti Coffee Presses Recall

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves Bialetti coffee presses with a glass beaker in a plastic frame with a stainless steel metal plunger …

Countries Enhance International Arctic Scientific Cooperation

Washington DC - infoZine - On May 11, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an agreement to promote Arctic scientific cooperation by breaking down …

Climate Change

North Kansas City Man Sentenced for Discharging Firearm During Police Pursuit

Kansas City, Mo - infoZine - Jason P. Summers, 33, of North Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 10 years in federal …

Crime

Missouri Roadside Mowing Season Begins

Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - Pushing the lawn mower back and forth across the yard is a springtime necessity. The Missouri Department of …

Honduran National Indicted in Missouri for Illegal Reentry

Springfield, MO - infoZine - Luis Arnold Lopez-Lara, 25, a citizen of Honduras residing in Brookline, MO was charged in an indictment returned by a …

Immigration

Raymore, MO Man Pleads Guilty to Pornography Fraud Scheme

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Mario Ambrose Antoine, 34, of Raymore, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips to one count of wire …

Corruption

Trident Seafoods Recalls Frozen Multi-grain Alaskan Cod

Washington DC - infoZine - Trident Seafoods Corporation is issuing a voluntary recall of select lots of frozen Multi-Grain Alaskan Cod, Net Wt. 12, …

Eating

Little Passports Recalls Science Kits

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves the Science Expeditions Northern Lights science kits with “Make an Electromagnet” and “Aurora in a …

Science

2017 BMW 5 Series Earns Top IIHS Award [video]

Arlington, VA - infoZine - The 2017 5 series qualifies for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick+ award, thanks to …

Autos

Marine Sponge Hosts Bacteria Nearly Identical to Man-made Fire Retardants

Washington DC - infoZine - Researchers have discovered for the first time that a common marine sponge hosts bacteria that specialize in the …

Biology

Carrier and Bryant Recall Heat Pumps

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves 2, 3, 4, and 5 ton size heat pump units sold under the Carrier Greenspeed and Bryant Evolution …

Military

Hip-hop and Physics Inspire Middle School Students

Washington DC - infoZine - FMA Live!, on its 26th tour, kicked off in Virginia, followed by a stop in North Carolina, and now is making its way to …

Education

Brain Cells That Control Protein Hunger, Research

Washington DC - infoZine - Not much is understood about the brain’s regulation of nutrient-specific hunger, but in a new study published in Science, …

Neuroscience

Growth Accelerates in Europe and Central Asia, World Bank

Tbilisi, Georgia - infoZine - According to the latest ECA Economic Update, Trade in Transition, launched Thursday in Tbilisi, Georgia, regional …

Economics

U.S. Attorneys General to Combat Abuse and Neglect of Medicaid Patients

Topeka, KS - infoZine - Led by attorneys general Derek Schmidt, R-Kansas, and George Jepsen, D-Connecticut, the attorneys general sent a letter to …

Health Care

Missouri Spring Turkey Hunters Harvest 43,339 Birds

Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that turkey hunters checked 39,239 birds …

Hunting

Helping Kansas Disabled Veterans Get Outdoors

Pratt, KS - infoZine - Each fiscal year, the Kansas Legislature appropriates funding to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) …

Good News

Fruit Fly Research Could Help Understand Degenerative Retinal Disorders

Washington DC - infoZine - Six biological pigments called rhodopsins play well-established roles in light-sensing in the fruit fly eye. Three of them …

Neuroscience

Luminescent Night Lights Recalled

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves (about 37,000) luminescent night lights Model 2017-G, a square-shaped night light with a rounded top. …

Home Automation

Yemen Travel Warning

Washington, DC - infoZine - The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to Yemen because of the high security threat level …

Middle East