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Russia is a penal colony, says freed Pussy Riot punk Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

Russia is a penal colony, says freed Pussy Riot punk Nadezhda Tolokonnikova | International News | Scoop.it

Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who was freed Monday in a Kremlin-backed amnesty, slammed Russia’s prison system and said that the whole country is built like a penal colony.


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China making strides in escalating drone race- Nikkei Asian Review

China making strides in escalating drone race- Nikkei Asian Review | International News | Scoop.it
TOKYO -- When it comes to unmanned combat and surveillance aircraft, China has been playing catch-up to the U.S., making advances in increasingly crow (China making strides in escalating drone race- Nikkei Asian Review
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Coal Mine Explosion Kills Dozens In China

Coal Mine Explosion Kills Dozens In China | International News | Scoop.it
BEIJING (AP) — A gas explosion at a coal mine in western China has killed 21 workers, an official said Saturday. The miners were earlier reported trapped by the blast in Xinjiang region's Changji prefecture early Friday.
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China Lands on The Moon With a Robotic Lander and Rover

China Lands on The Moon With a Robotic Lander and Rover | International News | Scoop.it
China's Chang'e 3 robotic moon lander has landed on the moon with its solar-powered Yutu rover which will begin a two week exploration to study the surface of the moon and collect samples. China is...
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Foreign politicians turn to social media in diplomacy with China|Politics|News|WantChinaTimes.com

Foreign politicians turn to social media in diplomacy with China|Politics|News|WantChinaTimes.com | International News | Scoop.it
Foreign politicians turn to social media in diplomacy with China: ... Twitter-like Sina Weibo on Nov. 29. With... http://t.co/RG64CEjhrt
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North Korea: Execution breaks key link with China

North Korea: Execution breaks key link with China | International News | Scoop.it
The execution of Kim Jon Un's uncle, Jang Song Thaek, likely has Chinese officials dusting off contingency plans.
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Another 20 Navy Sailors: USS Ronald Reagan crew with thyroid cancers, leukemia, brain tumors, bleeding, blindness after responding to 3/11 crisis — Young children developing problems — Japan gov’t ...

Another 20 Navy Sailors: USS Ronald Reagan crew with thyroid cancers, leukemia, brain tumors, bleeding, blindness after responding to 3/11 crisis — Young children developing problems — Japan gov’t ... | International News | Scoop.it

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China says U.S. has no right to comment on fate of activists

China says U.S. has no right to comment on fate of activists | International News | Scoop.it
Sign in Published on Dec 12, 2013 This Article China says U.S. has no right to comment on fate of activists is composed of Creative Common Content. The Origina (China says U.S.
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China tells pilots to improve landing skills to deal with Beijing smog

China tells pilots to improve landing skills to deal with Beijing smog | International News | Scoop.it
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have told pilots who fly to Beijing they must be qualified to land their aircraft in the low visibility bought about by smog, state media said on Thursday, as the (Well, that's terrifying.
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'The women who sold their daughters into sex slavery

'The women who sold their daughters into sex slavery | International News | Scoop.it
A neighborhood in Cambodia is a global center of the child sex trade. The peddlers? Often, their parents. (Insert headline http://t.co/6TPE6azb8J)
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BPA is still everywhere, and mounting evidence suggests harmful effects

BPA is still everywhere, and mounting evidence suggests harmful effects | International News | Scoop.it

Studies continue to add to the evidence that the safety of BPA is highly uncertain.

 

... Even at low levels and particularly during prenatal development and early childhood, exposure to BPA — known to mimic the hormone estrogen — can have subtle but detrimental effects.

 

When chemicals such as BPA mimic hormones, it leads to what’s called endocrine disruption.

 


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Paneer Pizza: Domino's Sees India Becoming Second-Largest Market - NPR (blog)

Paneer Pizza: Domino's Sees India Becoming Second-Largest Market - NPR (blog) | International News | Scoop.it
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Paneer Pizza: Domino's Sees India Becoming Second-Largest Market
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In recent years, Domino's Pizza has rapidly expanded overseas — helping it open stores at a faster clip than Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts, according to Forbes.
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The Cost of Solar Panels Is Dropping

The Cost of Solar Panels Is Dropping | International News | Scoop.it
Solar installations are increasing around the country and the bottom line is that the cost per watt is becoming more affordable.
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Stop pollution exporters - Scranton Times-Tribune

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For more than a decade the U.S.
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Australian Magpie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Australian Magpie

The Australian Magpie ( Cracticus tibicen) is a medium-sized black and white passerine bird native to Australia and southern New Guinea. A member of the Cracticidae, it is closely related to the butcherbirds.

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Will the Pope Overthrow Neoliberal Economics?

Will the Pope Overthrow Neoliberal Economics? | International News | Scoop.it
This week, Time magazine named Pope Francis its man of the year, an impressive accomplishment for a man who has held his position as head of the Catholic Church for less than a year and was largely unknown before that.

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Chinese spacecraft lands on moon

Chinese spacecraft lands on moon | International News | Scoop.it
First soft landing since 1976 puts China alongside US and former Soviet Union in accomplishing such a feat (Chinese spaceship lands on moon! First soft landing since 1976 (!). We could feed hungry AND explore space.
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India averse to give 'lethal' weapons to Afghanistan, but no full stops for ... - Times of India

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Jade Rabbit rover rolls on to Moon

Jade Rabbit rover rolls on to Moon | International News | Scoop.it
China's Jade Rabbit robot rover drives off its landing module and on to the Moon's surface. (China's Jade Rabbit rover rolls on to Moon's surface - BBC News: AFPChina's Jade Rabbit rover rolls o...
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Bangladesh Islamist execution upheld

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Bangladesh Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, convicted of crimes against humanity.
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These radicals who pit their blinded hordes upon civilized humanity cannot be allowed to exploit their "religion" to murder, rape and destroy. We mut rid ourselves of any public servant who will not treat any violent actions, from whatever source, as criminal actions, punishable under the full force of the law.

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Pork belly, cigarette nose plugs, and other useless remedies for Asia's season ... - Quartz

Pork belly, cigarette nose plugs, and other useless remedies for Asia's season ... - Quartz | International News | Scoop.it
Pork belly, cigarette nose plugs, and other useless remedies for Asia's season ...
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Smog-choked skies in Asian cities are nothing new, but this winter is shaping up to be a particularly bad one for air quality.
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Smog Shrouds Eastern China : Image of the Day

Smog Shrouds Eastern China : Image of the Day | International News | Scoop.it
December 2013 brought thick haze that stretched from Beijing to Shanghai. (Heavy pollution stretched from Beijing to Shanghai on 12/7/13.
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Overcapacity Threatens China Growth - Businessweek (blog)

Overcapacity Threatens China Growth - Businessweek (blog) | International News | Scoop.it
Overcapacity Threatens China Growth Businessweek (blog) Massive industrial overcapacity is near the top of the list as the country prepares to launch major reforms but seems intent on keeping gross domestic product growth from falling off too...
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Iran to install jet engines on home-made UAVs | sUAS News

Iran to install jet engines on home-made UAVs | sUAS News | International News | Scoop.it
Iran plans to install jet engines on home-made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), Iranian defence minister, Hossein Dehghan said, ISNA news agency reported on Dec. 10. Dehghan underlined that the engines have already ...
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23 Reasons Life Is Better In Australia

23 Reasons Life Is Better In Australia | International News | Scoop.it
We love Australia, and not just because it can be incredibly cheap to visit.

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