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BP Hopeful for Mid-August Oil Leak Fix

BP officials released a statement today saying that the efforts to cap the leaking oil well in the gulf are on target to be completed by mid-August. These reports come just one day after the company was forced to remove a cap that was restricting the flow of the oil because of damage caused by… Keep Reading

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Kellogg’s Recalls Cereal Due to Safety Concerns

The world’s largest maker of breakfast cereal has decided to voluntarily recall several of its popular products. The recall is due to a strange odor and taste coming from the products. The company has released a statement saying that there is no danger to the consumers who have eaten the cereal and they are taking… Keep Reading

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Al Gore Faces Sexual Assault Allegations

Al Gore is once again in the news but not for his noteworthy environmental causes or political ambitions.  This time he is being openly accused of sexual assault. According to a Portland Oregon newspaper the former vice president is the center of an investigation about a massage he received while staying in a Portland area… Keep Reading

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Study Shows Camping is Healthy

A new study may make outdoors lovers and tent makers very happy: Camping is healthy. The study shows that children and adults that are active in camping and other outdoor activities are much healthier. This is a shot in the arm for the industry that has been suffering in the past few years because of… Keep Reading

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FTC and Twitter Settle Security Breach

After more than a year, social network Twitter has reached an agreement with the FTC over the January 2009 breach of security. This has been an ongoing concern for the company as well as the users, many of whom were affected when the breach took place. However, this has done little to dampen the spirits… Keep Reading

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US Salt Intake Still Too High, Says New Study

A new study has revealed that Americans are still eating way to much salt and this can lead to the breakdown of healthy bodies. Despite the claims, most of the experts agree that it is difficult to eat less salt because it is present in so many everyday foods that cutting back may not be… Keep Reading

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BP Suffers another Setback in Gulf Oil Spill

The drama unfolding in the Gulf where thousands of barrels of oil are leaking in to the ocean has just added another chapter. BP has had to remove the cap that was restricting the flow thus allowing the open oil well to gush oil unchecked. This comes after workers found a problem with the cap… Keep Reading

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Facebook Moving Forward with Location Specifics

Facebook, by far the most popular of all the social networking sites, is making a move to increase the ability of advertisers who wish to offer location specific ads. This move by the social media giant is being hailed as one of the most important steps to the staying power of the social networking movement.… Keep Reading

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Higher Cost and Lower Quality Care Plague US Healthcare

Health care is always a heated debate in the US and now it will come to the forefront once again as the Commonwealth Fund has just completed a study that shows the US is last in both the cost of the health care per person and the level of care that each person receives. According… Keep Reading

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Whaling Limits Fail as Japan Remains Active

The International Whaling Commission has failed in its efforts to limit the whaling activities of three nations, Japan, Iceland and Norway. This failure has put other countries in a bind as they look for a way to keep the three whaling countries from running the oceans unchecked and possibly bringing about a complete extinction of… Keep Reading

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