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Department Of Homeland Security: A Major Sun Storm Would Leave 100 Million Americans Without Power

by Bill Gertz, The Washington Free Beacon | December 12, 2014 Millions of Americans face catastrophic loss of electrical power during a future magnetic space storm that will disrupt the electric grid and cause cascading infrastructure failures, according to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) document. DHS’ Federal Emergency Management...More

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SHOWDOWN LOOMS AS CALIFORNIA EYES PESTICIDES

by ELLEN KNICKMEYER | ASSOCIATED PRESS | NOVEMBER 8, 2014 With organic food growers reporting double-digit growth in U.S. sales each year, producers are challenging a proposed California pest-management program they say enshrines a pesticide-heavy approach for decades to come, including compulsory spraying of organic crops at the state’s discretion. Chief among the complaints...More

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