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California jury awards couple $2 billion in Monsanto/Bayer Roundup cancer trial

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A US jury has awarded $2 billion in punitive damages to a California couple after concluding that Roundup weed killer caused their cancer and that Monsanto, now owned by Bayer, failed to warn them of the chemical’s Health risks. Glyphosate, the signature ingredient in Roundup, was found by jury in Alameda County Superior Court to Read More

Colombian DIY fireworks factory explodes, killing 4 and injuring 26

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Published time: 11 May, 2019 02:15 Edited time: 11 May, 2019 02:16 A makeshift pyrotechnics factory near Bogota, Colombia has exploded, killing four and injuring at least 30 more. The blast tore through both floors of the house and also damaged nearby buildings and vehicles. Several gas cylinders exploded around 1pm in a house in Read More

‘We feel alien at home’: Austrians flood popular newspaper with desperate messages over migration

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Austria’s largest newspaper has received an unexpected response after its columnist claimed that the term “population replacement” was not appropriate for the Alpine land. Hundreds of people said it is the reality they live in. Austria’s Kronen Zeitung daily has admitted that itreceived“hundreds” of letters from its readers in just over a week, after they Read More

French minister slammed for twisting ‘truth’ after fake claim of hospital attack by Yellow Vests

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Yellow Vests protesters and opposition politicians have slammed French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner for describing an incident at a Paris hospital as an “attack.” Social media footage tells a different story. After thousands of protesters took to the streets of Paris to mark International Workers’ Day on Wednesday, Castaner took to Twitter to condemn what Read More

Condolences for Sri Lanka pour in from world leaders in wake of deadly blasts

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Condolences from world leaders have been pouring in to Sri Lanka in the wake of a series of devastating attacks that hit the island nation during Easter celebrations. Over 200 people have been killed as well as hundreds injured in what appears to be a series of eight coordinated explosions that rocked churches and luxury Read More

Reportage or ‘sabotage’? Rosneft wants Reuters BANNED in Russia after story on Venezuela oil deal

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Russian oil giant Rosneft has lashed out at Reuters, calling the agency’s claims the company helped Venezuela avoid US sanctions “informational sabotage” and promising to work towards banning it in its home country. In its exclusive piece on Thursday, which was solely based on undisclosed “documents and sources,” Reuters accused Rosneft of cashing in checks for Read More

Big Oil scrambles to cut Tesla’s lifeline

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The oil lobby is trying to end government aid for the development and production of electric cars as large automotive companies are teaming up to address their emissions problem. The oil industry hates electric cars for good reasons. Intelligent executives in the industry (of which there seem few) see electric vehicles (EVs) as a death Read More