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By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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GMOs in the News: Evidence That Pests Have Become Immune

Amid all the controversy over the wide scale use of genetically modified organisms, GMOs, it has recently come to light that all the hubbub may finally be paying off. Within the past several months, several studies More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Japan: High school student sues school for forcing her to dye her hair black

An 18-year-old high school student in Osaka prefecture is suing the school for forcing her to dye her brown hair black, according to a Mainichi report (computer translated). Image/mariamichelle via pixabay The female More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Why is the US military not only in Niger, but 176 other countries?

Good afternoon, Gramps here, The world of cable news is just so full of nonsense. With so many important things to report on, in 2017 they frequently resort to this or that about what Donald Trump did and said. NigerImage/CIA Look More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 14th, 2017
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Automotive Global News: Nissan Rocked by Controversy

In recent years, many major auto manufacturers have been rocked by scandals and controversies. Volkswagen, for example, had a huge scandal in 2015 when it came to light that they were breaking emissions laws. They More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Empire releases new ‘Tomb Raider’ photo: Alicia Vikander taking aim with bow and arrow

The new issue of Empire is now on sale and previews a reboot of Tomb Raider, with Alicia Vikander in the role as a young Ms. Lara Croft — check it out below. Fans will certainly notice a big change from More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Hollywood racism: ‘Hellboy’ casts Ed Skrein as Asian American character, Ben Daimio

The latest casting of Ed Skrein in the upcoming Hellboy, a reboot of the franchise based on a cult comic book series, set off a firestorm in the Asian American community and opened the door to more critics of More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Panasonic Tests Self-Driving Wheelchairs at Tokyo Airport

Panasonic is testing a new line of self-driving wheelchairs at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport. The company hopes to have plenty of its electric wheelchairs, called WHILL NEXT, up and running in time More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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GKIDS, Fathom Events brings ‘KiKi’s Delivery Service’ back to cinemas on July 23 and July 24

STUDIO GHIBLI FEST, a six film monthly series of anime classics, continues in July with its second title, the iconic “KiKi’s Delivery Service,” from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli. This event will play in More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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‘Lupin the 3rd The Castle of Cagliostro’ coming to theaters in September for 50th anniversary

LUPIN THE 3RD is one of the most recognizable animation series in Japanese history, and now U.S. audiences can experience one of the most notable titles when the 1979 Japanese comedy-drama animated adventure, “LUPIN More...

By Judy Morris On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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The Healthcare Boondoggle

A Government that controls health care also decides who lives and who dies by outlawing choice and implementing rationing.  Who wants an overpaid government bureaucrat sitting in front of a computer endowed with More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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‘Tomb Raider’ reboot with Alicia Vikander wraps production, still set for March 2018

Director Roar Uthaug has shared a new set video to his Instagram account, officially announcing that production has wrapped on his upcoming Tomb Raider reboot which stars Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. Various More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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Why China Needs To Do More To Pressure North Korea

As the North Korean threat increases, the time has finally come for the US to crack down on one of the “axis of evil” countries. The air attack on Syria shows how serious President Trump is, and North Korea More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Recovery Prospects Expected For The Oil Industry In 2017

In November, 2016, OPEC members and Russia decided to cut a total of 1.758 million b/d, marking the largest production cut meant to speed up global oil market rebalancing. Brent crude oil prices then sharply rose. More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Hawaii Sen Mazie Hirono compares Trump’s immigration Executive Oder to slavery, Japanese internment

Hawaii Mazie Hirono Senator appeared on MSNBC to discuss the Democratic Party’s decision to obstruct votes on Trump’s cabinet nominees, but offered her take on President Trump’s Executive Order on More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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President Trump’s Executive Order withdraws US from TPP fulfilling another campaign promise

Fulfilling a campaign promise to undo the commitment in the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal), President Trump signed an executive order yesterday enacting a withdraw. Trump’s rhetoric on trade during More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Profitable Business Ideas You Can Start In 2017

France, also known as French Republican, is climbing the stairs of success faster than any other country recently. According to the 2016’s Doing Business ranking of World Bank, France now ranks ahead of Japan, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Ping Pong Diplomacy: What Is It, and How Did it Help US and China Relations?

Sports- A Political tool Sports have united many and played an important role in maintaining international relations between nations. Many countries have taken the advantage of improving relations through sports More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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Somalia measles outbreak prompts mass public health campaign

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency announced, along with support with the Government of Japan, launched a mass public health campaign to contain an ongoing measles outbreak More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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FDR’s Declaration of War- December 8th, 1941 (VIDEO and transcript)

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT’S Speech to the U.S. Congress on December 8th, 1941 (as delivered): Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate, of the House of Representatives: Yesterday, December 7, 1941 More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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‘The Man in the High Castle’ season 2: Stephen Root revealed to be cast as titular character

Amazon Studios confirmed that Stephen Root has landed the title role in The Man in the High Castle, its adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s alt-history novel about life in the former United States after the Allied More...


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