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Lawyers Claim Costco’s Seafood Produced by Slave Labor

August 20, 2015 11:59 am

Burlingame, CA–A group of lawyers are suing Costco because they believe the big-box retailer knowingly sells seafood that comes from South-East Asian shrimp farms worked by slaves and controlled by pirates. The lawsuit says Costco continues to purchase prawns and shrimp from these farms despite officials knowing for months the abusive labor practices that take […]

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Carter Speaks on Cancer Diagnosis at Press Conference

August 20, 2015 11:40 am

Atlanta, GA–Former President Jimmy Carter is speaking in an Atlanta university today to discuss his recent cancer diagnosis and his plans for treatment. Carter was initially diagnosed with metastatic melanoma, further tests revealed the cancer has spread to four spots in his brain. Carter will soon undergo radiation treatment to remove the tumors in his […]

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Giant Google Robot Takes a Walk Through the Woods

August 19, 2015 12:05 pm

A Forest Near You–What’s 6 feet tall, 330 pounds, and walks eerily similar to a dizzy drunk? It’s name is Atlas, a work of Google owned Boston Dynamics, and it is one of the most advanced robots ever made. Atlas took it’s first stroll in the outside world today when its owners let it loose […]

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Subway Spokesman Jared to Plead Guilty to Sex Crimes

August 19, 2015 11:45 am

Indiana–The famous former spokesman for Subway sandwiches, Jared Fogle, is expected to plead guilty to charges of possession of child pornography and for paying minors for sex. In front of an Indiana courthouse, Jared’s attorney said his client is prepared to serve time and is seeking to fix his “medical problem” in order to make […]

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Gov Brown Criticizes Right To Die Bill

August 18, 2015 10:13 pm

SACRAMENTO, Ca — California lawmakers on Tuesday announced a second attempt at passing right-to-die legislation this year after an earlier measure stalled amid religious opposition and hesitant Democrats. The new bill allowing doctors to prescribe terminally ill patients life-ending drugs was introduced in a special legislative session on health care financing convened by Gov. Jerry […]

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Hack Attack On IRS Effects Far More Than Initially Expected

August 18, 2015 12:48 pm

San Francisco–A cyber attack on the IRS that occurred in May has targeted nearly three times the taxpayers than previously stated, from 114,000 to 334,000 taxpayer accounts. The hackers stole personal information from the IRS website “Get Transcript” in order to file fraudulent tax returns. The IRS is planning to mail warning letters to the […]

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Two Women To Become First Female Army Rangers

August 18, 2015 12:19 pm

Fort Benning. GA–Two service women in their twenties are set to make military history when they graduate from the Army’s grueling Ranger school this Friday, being the first females to ever do so. Earlier this year the Army announced it would allow women to participate in the intense nine week long training course for the […]

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Bangkok Bombing Kills 18 Near Hindu Sanctuary

August 17, 2015 11:57 am

Bangkok, Thailand–A bomb exploded at a well known Hindu shrine in a busy shopping center of Bangkok, killing at least 18 people and injuring 117. When arriving at the scene of the explosion, authorities said they saw severed limbs and destroyed scooters scattered all over the street. They also report seeing a crater in the […]

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Yosemite Closes Camp Ground Shut Down Due To Sick Squirrels

August 17, 2015 11:27 am

Yosemite–A campground in Yosemite National Park will be shut down from noon today until noon Friday out of concerns that a deadly disease found in mammals may spread to visitors. This decision to close off the popular camp ground comes after park rangers discovered two dead squirrels infected with plague. During the five days the […]

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DUI/Drivers Licence Checkpoint to Appear in Gilroy This Weekend

August 14, 2015 2:01 pm

Gilroy–The Gilroy Police Department plans to crackdown on intoxicated and unlicensed drivers this weekend with checkpoints within the city. At these checkpoints, officers will be searching for signs of impaired driving such as swerving through lanes, speeding, and not signaling turns. Meanwhile, other officers will be checking drivers licences and give sobriety tests to those […]

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