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Fired for being 40 and fat

David Eccleston Today Tonight A 40-year-old television traffic presenter is suing his former bosses for claiming he was too old and too fat to be allowed on the air.

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Fukushima radiation found in California kelp

Marla Cone SFGate Kelp off California was contaminated with short-lived radioisotopes a month after Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant accident, a sign that the spilled radiation reached the state’s coastline, according to a new scientific study. Scientists from CSU Long … Continue reading

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Mom’s Exposure to Air Pollution Can Increase Kids’ Behavior Problems

Alice Park Time Pregnant women who are exposed to high levels of air pollution may be putting their children at increased risk of developing anxiety, depression and attention problems, a new study finds. In urban areas, nearly everyone is exposed … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera World: Fighting in the Fifth Dimension

Al Jazeera It has been called the ‘fifth dimension of warfare’. Along with land, sea, air and space – the cyberworld is a new frontline. Innovations in technology are changing the tactics of modern-day conflict, introducing new tools to the … Continue reading

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Japan tsunami: Battling Fukushima radiation one year on

BBC News Japanese authorities are continuing their efforts to minimise the threat from radiation, one year after the earthquake and tsunami that crippled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor. Parents sent at least 10,000 children away from the area in the … Continue reading

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Spaniards worry about the increasing air pollution levels

Press TV Reporter Press TV Spanish environmentalists have released a report to voice their concerns over the increasing air pollution levels in the capital city of Madrid in recent months, Press TV reports. The pro-environmental activists and groups have warned … Continue reading

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China lead pollution poisons 160 children: report

Koh Gui Qing Reuters Lead emission from factories and the natural environment in China’s manufacturing heart of Guangdong has poisoned 160 children, Xinhua said on Sunday in the country’s latest case of unfettered industrial toxins. Children from Dongtang town in … Continue reading

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Pentagon Admits More 9/11 Remains Dumped in Landfill

James Corbett Global Research TV A new report released on Monday by the Pentagon reveals that some of the unidentifiable remains from victims at the Pentagon and Shanksville sites on September 11th were disposed of in a landfill. The details … Continue reading

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Matt Welch Talks Social Contract, Personal Liberty, Government, Affirmative Action on MSNBC

MSNBC/Reason TV Reason Magazine Editor in Chief Matt Welch appeared on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show to discuss the Hobbesian social contract, whether or not the current scope of government is too large, the difference between “states’ rights” and personal liberty, … Continue reading

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India’s exploited child cotton workers

Source: BBC News he noise was deafening and air in the factory in northern Gujarat was so thick with cotton dust it was like a snowstorm at night. Women and girls, some no more than 10 or 11, fed machines … Continue reading

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