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Two Americans Infected With Ebola: Outbreak Called Deadliest Ever

Submitted by adminx on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:44

CNN July 28, 2014 by Joe Sutton and Holly Yan

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A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.

New York Times: U.S. Must Repeal Marijuana Prohibition

Submitted by adminx on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:12

The Guardian July 27, 2014 by Joanna Walters

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The New York Times has called for the legalisation of marijuana. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Climate Change and Air Pollution Will Combine To Curb Food Supplies

Submitted by adminx on Sun, 07/27/2014 - 18:44

PHYS.ORG July 27, 2014 by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office

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Many studies have shown the potential for global climate change to cut food supplies. But these studies have, for the most part, ignored the interactions between increasing temperature and air pollution—specifically ozone pollution, which is known to damage crops.

SCIENTOLOGY SURRENDERS — AT LEAST PARTIALLY — IN SEVEN LAWSUITS AGAINST ITS REHAB NETWORK...BUT READ THE LINK TO JOE CHILDS STORY AT THE TAMPA BAY TIMES TOO!!!!

Submitted by babanaba1 on Sun, 07/27/2014 - 13:58

TONY ORTEGA on SCIENTOLOGY: Here at the Underground Bunker, we’ve been keeping a close watch on Las Vegas attorney Ryan Hamilton, who has filed eighteen lawsuits since January against Scientology’s drug rehab network, Narconon.

WIKIPEDIA'S EDIT WARS AND THE EIGHT RELIGIOUS PAGES PEOPLE CAN'T STOP EDITING...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Sun, 07/27/2014 - 13:24

When he was a student at Brigham Young University three years ago, Anthony Willey came across a Wikipedia page on Mormons. What he read filled him with frustration.

 

WOMAN WHO ESCAPED CHILDREN OF GOD CULT CREDITS IRISHMAN WITH HELPING HER GET OUT...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:38

 

A woman born into a cult called the Children of God has revealed that an Irishman helped to get her out...

 

 

Natacha Tormey

 

 

‘Snitching Culture’: Why LISA MARIE PRESLEY QUIT ‘SINISTER’ SCIENTOLOGY – EXPERT WEIGHS IN

Submitted by babanaba1 on Wed, 07/23/2014 - 20:13

After reporting in June 2012 that Lisa Marie Presley was “cutting ties” with Scientology, The National ENQUIRER has uncovered the real reasons behind her departure.

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