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Video Shows Dunkin’ Employee Dropping Donuts, Putting Them on Sale Rack

Jun 24, 2016

MENDON, Mass. — Disturbing video circulating on Facebook purportedly shows a Dunkin’ Donuts employee at a Massachusetts restaurant dropping a tray of donuts on the tile floor, then putting them back on the rack for sale. The nauseating footage, originally recorded in November of 2015, went viral on social media after a former employee,...

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Recall on Muscle Milk From Sacramento Facility for ‘Premature Spoilage’

Jun 24, 2016
Recall on Muscle Milk From Sacramento Facility for ‘Premature Spoilage’

SACRAMENTO — A local food supplier is voluntarily recalling several products of the protein drink Muscle Milk for the “potential for premature product spoilage,” the FDA announced. HP Hood is recalling certain code dates on Muscle Milk from it’s Sacramento after identifying a possible packaging defect that could result in spoilage during transport and...

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Laos & Cambodia rosewood exports violate UN treaty

Jun 24, 2016

LONDON, June 24, 2016 - Criminality and corruption have swept a flood of endangered rosewood exports from Laos and Cambodia which fundamentally violate trade protections imposed by the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

In the new report Red AlertPDF, the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) reveals that in the first 18...

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Candy Shop’s Secret Door Concealed Major NYC Heroin Mill, Police Say

Jun 24, 2016

NEW YORK — The cheery red, white and blue sign advertised candy and ice cream, but police say the Brooklyn store was selling something far more sinister. Behind a secret door at the Gates Candy & Grocery Store, officers found what appeared to be bags of heroin and barrels of fentanyl, the powerful painkiller...

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Sacramento Man Arrested on Human Trafficking Charge

Jun 24, 2016
Sacramento Man Arrested on Human Trafficking Charge

SACRAMENTO — A Sacramento man was arrested on a list of serious charges, including human trafficking, after one of his alleged victims escaped from an apartment in Redding, officials say. A woman contacted police Tuesday evening at Hinkle’s Market in Redding. She had been reported missing a day earlier in the Redding area. Police...

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Unprecedented Offshore Fracking in Cook Inlet Threatens Alaska’s Endangered Belugas

Jun 23, 2016

ANCHORAGE, AK, June 23, 2016 - The Center for Biological Diversity today urged federal officials to block an oil company’s plans to drill multiple new wells and conduct the first large, multistage offshore fracking ever done in Alaska’s environmentally sensitive Cook Inlet.

In a letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service, the Center noted that...

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U.S. has largest “happiness gap” among parents compared to nonparents in 22 industrialized countries

Jun 23, 2016

WACO, TX, June 23, 2016 - Parents in the United States generally are not as happy as those who aren’t parents. Not only that, the U.S. has the largest “happiness gap” among parents compared to nonparents in 22 industrialized countries, according to a report by researchers at Baylor University, the University of Texas at...

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Warning from the past: Future global warming could be even warmer

Jun 23, 2016
Warning from the past: Future global warming could be even warmer

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Sea star death triggers ecological domino effect

Jun 23, 2016

June 23, 2016 - A new study by Simon Fraser University marine ecologists Jessica Schultz, Ryan Cloutier and Isabelle Côté has discovered that a mass mortality of sea stars resulted in a domino effect on B.C.'s West Coast Howe Sound marine ecology.

In the summer of 2013, millions of sea stars along the West Coast...

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Australia 20 years after gun reform — no mass shootings, declining firearm deaths

Jun 22, 2016

June 22, 2016 - Since gun law reform and the Firearms Buyback program 20 years ago, Australia has seen an accelerating decline in intentional firearm deaths and an absence of fatal mass shootings, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) ...

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