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Tuesday Apr 21st, 2015

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Robert TilfordBy Robert Tilford on Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 10:08AM UTC
98 casks on a concrete pad next to the plant, on an island in the Mississippi River -- the source of drinking water for many communities downstream. Pictured here: Waste Storage Casks.  On April 17, 2015 Rep. John Kline of Minnesota asked for and was granted permission to address the United States House of Representatives for one minute regarding on site storage of over 1000 metric tons of highly radioactive waste at the Xcel Energy’s Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant. Note: Prairie Island is one of two ... Full Story

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IRANIAN OPPOSITION FIGURE: TEHRAN’S CALLS FOR CEASEFIRE IN YEMEN IS OUT OF DESPERATION

On the afternoon of April 20, 2015, Ms. Dowlat Norouzi, the representative of the National Council of Resistance of Iran in the UK, took part in an hour-long online conference in w... Full Story

Agitations in Dhaka as over 20 women sexually assaulted during Bengali new year celebrations

Please disregard the police quotes; they helped the attackers flee! On April 14, it’s the first day of Bengali new year in Bangladesh when hundreds of thousands of people cel... Full Story

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Is Swiss firm Banque Pasche on the verge of total absorption?

Private wealth institution Banque Pasche is rumored to soon be fully absorbed by one of its peers in the high-wealth sector of European banking, according to those close to the sit... Full Story

Ivory Tower Burnout

Faculty members are a university’s most precious resource. As universities adapt to changing times, that resource is increasingly at risk. It needs to be protected – and p... Full Story

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Lauren Hill

Teen basketball player Lauren Hill faces death with courage, offering life lessons for us all

I’ve learned that life is really special, and that there is something good in every moment. – Lauren Hill Teen basketball player Lauren Hill is a hero who is facing death with ... Full Story

Tony McCoy looking to end career with sensational Grand National success

Could Tony McCoy finish his career with a victory in the Aintree Grand National? Tony McCoy will be having a record 20th and final ride in the world’s most famous steeplechas... Full Story

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Breast Cancer Can Be Cured With Proper Detection and a Regular Medical Follow-Up

Last year 52 year old Martha attended a master health check up at MIOT hospitals. Her digital mammogram showed a problem at the upper outer quadrant of her left breast. She was ref... Full Story

Film Editor Marta Bonet de Gispert Displays her Talents Across Genres

Spanish film editor Marta Bonet de Gispert was destined for the top of the film industry from the very start of her career. The uniquely talented editor has an eye for the perfect ... Full Story