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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
New research published Thursday links severe fatigue and migraine headaches to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, leading to renewed calls for a ban on the controversial oil and gas extraction method . Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reported their findings online in the journal Environmental Health...
Nika Knight, staff writer
A heavy machine gun atop a U.S. military vehicle in Afghanistan in 2012.
The U.S. government has shipped over 1.4 million guns to Iraq and Afghanistan...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A panel of federal judges on Wednesday advanced what an expert says could be "...

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In what one admirer dubs "a brilliant generous gesture (telling) Palestinians they have not been forgotten,” activist fans of Scotland's Celtics soccer team - the Irish-born community already facing censure for flying Palestinian flags at a game against Israel to protest the Occupation - have launched a defiant fundraiser to match their expected fine, with proceeds going to Palestinian charities. Their initial goal was $20,000; about $200,000 has poured in.