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Cold War comeback: U.S.-Russia locked in high-stakes submarine drone race

Cold War comeback: U.S.-Russia locked in high-stakes submarine drone race

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The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Tuscon (SSN 770) transits the East Sea while leading a 13-ship formation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam K. Thomas/Released) more > The U.S. Navy’s Pacific Command’s recent  announcement  that it has successfully completed tests on its GhostSwimmer…

Oil hits new five-year low before rallying to $63

Oil hits new five-year low before rallying to $63

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LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil hit a fresh five-year low close to $60 a barrel on Monday after producer group OPEC restated its determination not to cut output despite a global fuel glut, but the North Sea benchmark later rallied to around $63. Market momentum appeared to…

Coming Soon to a Utility Bill Near You?

Coming Soon to a Utility Bill Near You?

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The New York Times today has a long news story (“ Energy Bills Send Shivers in New England ”) about soaring utility bills in the Northeast, where many people are seeing 100 percent increases in their energy costs over just a few months ago: For October, [John York]…

Sources: EPA Scrambles To Protect Key Climate Rule

Sources: EPA Scrambles To Protect Key Climate Rule

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The Environmental Protection Agency may delay a contentious rule mandating carbon capture technology for coal-fired power plants, according to news reports. The agency has not officially commented on the reported rule, but sources familiar with the possible delay of the New Source Performance Standards say it stems from…

Iran: U.S. Military Option Is Off the Table

Iran: U.S. Military Option Is Off the Table

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Iran unveils flurry of new long-range missiles, lasers, satellites Screenshot: MEMRI TV A credible U.S. military option against Iran is off the table and something the Obama administration can “no longer even think about,” according to one of Iran’s top military leaders, who claimed in a wide-ranging interview that…

Oil prices plummet worldwide as OPEC infighting intensifies

Oil prices plummet worldwide as OPEC infighting intensifies

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In a clear dig at global leader Saudi Arabia, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Wednesday angrily denounced what he called a “conspiracy against the Muslim world” in the cartel’s failure to cut back production even as prices have plunged. (Associated Press) more > As the infighting among the world’s…

Busting the Myth That Marijuana Doesn’t Kill in 1 minute – YouTube

Busting the Myth That Marijuana Doesn’t Kill in 1 minute – YouTube

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The Daily Signal A former adviser on drug policy to three presidents—Clinton, Bush and Obama—says despite popular fiction, marijuana does kill. “Saying marijuana has never contributed to death or never killed anyone is like saying tobacco hasn’t killed anyone,” Kevin Sabet, president of Project SAM, told The Daily Signal after…

Government tells Americans to stop eating cookie dough

Government tells Americans to stop eating cookie dough

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued an order that millions of Americans will likely find impossible to carry out: stop eating raw cookie dough. “Avoid raw or partially cooked eggs or foods containing raw eggs, such as cookie dough,” USDA advised in an email over the weekend.…

Vaccines to be made from human cancer tumors

Vaccines to be made from human cancer tumors

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(NaturalNews) (By Sandy Lunoe, published on VacTruth.com .) Unbelievably, the method of producing vaccines using cells that are derived directly from human cancer tumors has been approved even though the vaccines may induce cancer in recipients. This method is cheaper and faster than breeding animals for the culture…

New GOP Senator Urges GOP Voters To Slam GOP Leaders

New GOP Senator Urges GOP Voters To Slam GOP Leaders

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U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Arkansas waits to greet people entering a polling place on November 4, 2014 in Little Rock, Arkansas. As voters head to the polls, U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) is holding a narrow lead over incumbent U.S.…

Rushing the National Defense Authorization Act

Rushing the National Defense Authorization Act

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lame-duck Congress puts military lives on the line. A lame duck Congress is on the verge of sticking it to America’s troops. Before they leave for recess they will attempt to pass the FY2015 version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). It is a compendium of ill-advised…

Hackers Using Fake ‘Order Confirmation’ Emails to Hijack Computers

Hackers Using Fake ‘Order Confirmation’ Emails to Hijack Computers

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Cyber thieves are taking advantage of shoppers this holiday season with a devious email scam that can prove costly. According to a report by Internet security company Malcovery, hackers are spamming email accounts with phony order confirmation messages claiming to be from popular retailers like Home Depot (…

NASA Scrubs Highly Anticipated Orion Launch

NASA Scrubs Highly Anticipated Orion Launch

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The Mobile Service Tower rolls back from the Delta IV Heavy with the Orion spacecraft on launch pad 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida, December 4, 2014. REUTERS/Steve Nesius (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) - RTR4GNB2 NASA was forced to scrub…

Obama Is 826,000 Short of His 1 M Electric Car Promise

Obama Is 826,000 Short of His 1 M Electric Car Promise

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Capital Hill Political & Economic Analysis Back in the good old days when President Obama didn't have so many dings on his record, he promised that by 2015 there'd be more than 1 million electric cars on the road. Well, with just days to go, he's only about…

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