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Farm subsidies: Payment to billionaire prince sparks anger – BBC News

A compromised reform process – the so-called “greening” of the Common Agricultural Policy – resulted in farmers mostly being paid depending on how much land ...

Robots: Lifesavers or Terminators?

(CNN)Machines are rapidly learning to think on their own, but will the robot revolution lead to a modern utopia — or an apocalypse? Government officials say autonomous ...

Chelsea Manning Faces Solitary Confinement Over Suicide Attempt, Group Says

FILE – In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick.  (AP) LEAVENWORTH, Kan. –  A ...

Should I worry about chromium-6 in my drinking water?

(CNN)The Environmental Working Group reported Tuesday that dangerous levels of chromium-6 contaminate tap water consumed by millions of Americans. This is the carcinogenic chemical ...

New Zealand kea, the world’s only alpine parrot, faces extinction

The intelligent, playful birds are under threat from non-native predators and also from farmers who see them as pests The worlds only alpine parrot is at threat of extinction in New ...

UN aid convoy hit by warplanes in Syria

(CNN)A United Nations convoy carrying life-saving aid to 78,000 people was struck by warplanes in Syria Monday, a UN spokesman said. The strike prompted a reaction of visceral ...

Leonardo DiCaprio given rival invitations to visit Great Barrier Reef

Exclusive: Offers follow actors plea to address climate change and coral bleaching at Our Ocean conference in US Scientists and tour operators on the Great Barrier Reef have extended ...

New York explosion leaves dozens injured

New York (CNN)[Breaking news update at 11:57 p.m.] At least 24 of those injured in the explosion have been hospitalized, the fire department says. The ...

Food ‘traffic light’ labelling should be mandatory, councils say – BBC News

Izzi Seccombe, chairwoman of the LGA’s community wellbeing board, said many retailers and manufacturers had different methods of displaying nutritional content. ‘Easy ...

Why you may want to think twice before sharing drug overdose photos

(CNN)It was a well-intentioned attempt to show the disturbing effects of drug addiction, a common strategy among law enforcement agencies. Officials in East Liverpool, Ohio, released ...
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