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Japan’s Homeless Recruited for Fukushima Clean-Up

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TEPCO pays bounty of $100 per person recruited for work at stricken nuclear power facility. Almost three years ago, a massive earthquake and tsunami leveled villages across Japan’s northeast coast and set off multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear plant. Today, the most ambitious radiation clean-up ever attempted is running behind schedule. The effort is…

Kerry Offers to Put U.S. Troops in Palestine

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The word is that SecState Kerry is offering U.S. troops in a “We’ll protect you” gesture. The State Department is not commenting on reports that Secretary of State John Kerry’s proposed framework for a final peace deal between Israel and a Palestinian state that would have American troops pulling security in the Jordan Valley. Kerry…

New Law Bars Russian GPS Sites in U.S.

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Tucked into the mammoth defense budget bill that President Obama signed into law on Thursday is a measure that virtually bars Russia from building about a half-dozen monitor stations on American soil that critics fear Moscow could use to spy on the United States or worse. Russia first broached the idea of erecting the domed…

Chinese Claim Bomber Can Nuke U.S. Bases

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State-run media says H-6K can strike regional targets without leaving Chinese airspace The People’s Liberation Army’s H-6K strategic bomber can attack the Japanese mainland with CJ-10 cruise missiles without even leaving Chinese airspace, reports the Kanwa Defense Review run by Andrei Chang also known as Pinkov, a military analyst based in Canada. China had no…

CDC: H1N1 Swine Flu Picking Up Steam Nationwide

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From Nov through Dec 2013, CDC receivednumerous reports of severe respiratory illness among young and middle-aged adults. Many were infected with influenza A (H1N1) pdm09 (pH1N1) virus. Multiple pH1N1-associated hospitalizations, including many requiring intensive care unit (ICU) admission, and some fatalities have been reported. The pH1N1 virus that emerged in 2009 caused more illness in…