Roberto Villicana

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Amendment To Farm Bill Could Be End To Humane Farming Standards

A proposed amendment to the $1 trillion federal farm bill is of concern to both states’ rights and humane farming advocates as Congress looks to finalize the bill passed in the House earlier this year.<p>The Protect Interstate Commerce Act, introduced by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), would amend the farm …

Snowden leaks: France summons US envoy over NSA surveillance claims

Prime minister Jean-Marc Ayrault 'shocked' at Le Monde's claims that US intercepts French phone calls on 'massive scale'<p>The French government summoned the US ambassador in Paris on Monday to demand an urgent explanation over claims that the National Security Agency had engaged in widespread phone …

Scientists deem new super toxin too dangerous to make public

Botulinum toxin type H has no known antibodies<p>A new type of botulinum toxin — the most toxic substance known to man — has been discovered in the feces of a child. Botulinum toxin type H is the eighth type (types A-G being the first seven) to be detailed by scientists; the naturally occurring toxin …

Researchers Study Chicken Nuggets, Find Mostly Nerves, Bone, Fat

A new study found that chicken nuggets mostly contain bone, organ parts, blood vessels, and nerves, containing 50 percent or less muscle tissue, the …

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8 Things To Know About A Government Shutdown

In seven days, the federal government runs out of money.<p>While the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a resolution Friday that keeps the government funded through Dec. 15, the measure also defunded President Obama's signature health care law — which means it has virtually no …

How the NFL Fleeces Taxpayers

Taxpayers fund the stadiums, antitrust law doesn't apply to broadcast deals, the league enjoys nonprofit status, and Commissioner Roger Goodell makes $30 million a year. It's time to stop the public giveaways to America's richest sports league—and to the feudal lords who own its teams.<p>Last year was …