News for feature-2006-06

Thursday, August 21, 2014
US, Brazil Nearing Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
The U.S. and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialisation of genetically engineered eucalyptus trees, moves that would mark the first such permits anywhere in the world. The Brazilian government is slated to start taking public comments on...
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'Clean Coal' Greenwashing Ad Ruled Misleading by UK Regulator
The UK Advertising Standards Authority, an independent regulator of advertising across all media, has ordered coal company Peabody Energy to stop running a national print ad that claims "clean coal" is emission-free. The ad in question stated that Peabody Energy, the world's largest private-sector...
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US Military Bars Access to News Site Reporting on Leaked Govt Secrets
The new investigative reporting website The Intercept has been declared a no-go zone for U.S. military personnel, according to sources and an internal memo which was obtained by the site's journalists and published on Wednesday. Founded by billionaire Pierre Omidar and investigative journalists...
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'They Just Killed Him': New Video Betrays Police Depiction of Fatal Shooting
New video footage from a cell phone camera at the scene of a deadly shooting by two St. Louis Metropolitan police officers two days ago strongly betrays the depiction of the killing given by the department in the aftermath of the incident. Kajieme Powell, a 25-year-old black man was shot and killed...
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