Lori Romero

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Ku Klux Klan group gets Gettysburg battlefield permit

<b>A Maryland Ku Klux Klan group has been granted a permit to hold a rally at a renowned Civil War battlefield, US authorities have said.</b><p>The white supremacist group will hold the event on 5 October at the site of the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania.<p>Park officials said US freedom of …

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Molly: The Dangerous Drug That’s Too Good to Quit

Despite recent deaths, fans tell Abby Haglage the trip is way too fun to give up.<p>The first time Adam tried Molly, he was 19. He loved it.<p>“I was …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

The NSA files,NSA,GCHQ,Surveillance,US news,World news,US national security,Privacy,Technology,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security,UK news<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies …

Two month California prison hunger strike ends

<b>A nearly two-month hunger strike by California prison inmates protesting against solitary confinement has ended, a corrections official has said.</b><p>Corrections Secretary Jeffrey Beard said all prisoners were accepting meals on Thursday.<p>The protest ended as two state lawmakers pledged to hold hearings …

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Gut bacteria 'may be obesity weapon'

<b>Bacteria living in our guts seem to be affecting our waistlines and harnessing them could lead to new ways of shedding the pounds, US research suggests.</b><p>The human body is teeming with thousands of species of microbes that affect health.<p>A study showed that transplanting gut bacteria from obese people …

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Inner ear disorders 'linked to hyperactivity '

<b>Inner-ear problems could be a cause of hyperactive behaviour, research suggests.</b><p>A study on mice, published in Science, said such problems caused changes in the brain that led to hyperactivity.<p>It could lead to the development of new targets for behaviour disorder treatments, the US team says.<p>A UK …

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Shell to negotiate over Nigeria oil spill compensation

Royal Dutch Shell faces claims exceeding £100m from local communities in Nigeria, ahead of talks to begin next week over two oil spills dating back to 2008.<p>Much of the oil that leaked into waterways around Bodo in the Niger Delta has yet to be cleared, amid disagreement over how the clean-up …

A Bloody Assassination Attempt in Egypt

Sophia Jones reports from the scene of a bomb intended to kill Egypt’s controversial interior minister.<p>A sign reading “It’s a girl!” hung in an …

Weekend Push Planned on Syria Resolution as Many in Congress Waver

Three days of arm-twist­ing and long-dis­tance lob­by­ing lie ahead for law­makers and the Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion as neither the House nor the …

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Limes Blamed for Girls' Second-Degree Burns

Five young friends from Fresno, Calif., are nursing second-degree burns caused by a dangerous mix of two summertime staples: sun and citrus …

15 Best Superfoods for Fall

The weather is getting cooler, but your produce choices are heating up.<p>These amazing superfoods are either hitting their peak in the garden or can …

5 Mortgage Scams

<b>A slow economy is ripe for scams</b><p>The sluggish economy and slowly recovering housing market create the perfect environment for mortgage scams, with …

Recovering Brain-Eating Amoeba Victim Learns to Enjoy the Water Again

A 12-year-old Arkansas girl who is recovering after battling a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba went swimming at a hospital pool on …

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn syrup in soft drinks a decade ago.<p>Barry Popkin and George Bray pointed the finger at high fructose corn syrup in …

Leaked report shows Bin Laden's 'hidden life'

Former al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was able to hide in Pakistan for nine years due to the "collective failure" of state military and intelligence authorities, a leaked Pakistani government report has revealed.<p>The report, obtained exclusively by Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit, also outlines how …

7 Easy Ways to Kick-Start Your Metabolism

Raise a hand if you have a fast metabolism. Anyone? Truth is, we all think our metabolic rate is slowww—and assume that speeding it up would require …