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Next Generation GMO's: Pink Pineapples and Purple Tomatoes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products.

These genetically engineered foods could receive government approval in the coming years, following the OK given recently given to apples that don’t brown and potatoes that don’t bruise. 908 more words


isis proposing truce?

I don’t have a lot to go on with this one but this was brought to my attention by my cousin so i looked more into it. 229 more words


3Novices:California drought: Governor Jerry Brown announces mandatory water restrictions for first time in state's history

California Governor Jerry Brown has announced mandatory water restrictions for the first time in the history of the Golden State. With the drought in the US Southwest now in its fourth year, and the… 34 more words

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3Novices:McDonald’s to raise wages 10 per cent for 90,000 US employees

McDonald’s will soon be giving a raise to about 90,000 of its employees in the US, as the company says it will pay some employees at least $1 more than minimum wage requires, … 11 more words

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3Novices:War with Isis: Iraq declares victory in the battle for Tikrit - but militants make make ominous advances in neighbouring Syria's capital

Iraq’s Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, joined in a triumphal parade through the centre of Tikrit today as he his government claimed victory over Isis after a month-long battle for the city. 6 more words

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BBC: John Lennon's Ex-Wife Cynthia Lennon Dies

The first wife of The Beatles’ John Lennon, Cynthia Lennon, recently died at her home in Spain, her family has announced.

A message on her son Julian’s website said she died “following a short but brave battle with cancer.”  It also said: “Her son Julian Lennon was at her bedside throughout. 20 more words