Vera Scroggins, an outspoken opponent of fracking, is legally barred from the new county hospital. Also off-limits, unless Scroggins wants to risk fines and arrest, are the Chinese restaurant where she takes her grandchildren, the supermarkets and drug stores where she shops, the animal shelter where she adopted her Yorkshire terrier, bowling alley, recycling centre, [...]
Marijuana dispensaries in Colorado are finding it impossible to keep up with the demands of recreational users.
The first five days of days of legalized sales of marijuana have been big business for dispensary owners — so much so that some shops even closed early last Wednesday, the first day on which such sales were [...]
While America collectively freaks out over their impending ‘polar vortex’, Canada is changing the game when it comes to cold weather phenomenon as reports of ‘frost quakes’ emerge from around Toronto and across Ontario.
Indeed, as temperatures drop overnight to around -4f around the city hundreds of people are being startled by hearing large booms [...]
Sen. Feinstein introduced a bill that would ban assault rifles and high capacity magazines on Jan 24, 2013. On PBS Newshour she says she’s not trying to ban all guns “that dog don’t hunt” (really?). However, prior recorded statement shows that if she could get the votes, she’d confiscate them all.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — A small earthquake jolted Yellowstone National Park near Old Faithful geyser on Sunday.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.6 magnitude temblor occurred just before 10 a.m. with the epicenter located about 6 miles north of Old Faithful, one of the park’s main attractions.
With obvious public outcries against forced abortions in China and forced sterilizations of mentally handicapped individuals in Nazi Germany, one might assume the United States knows better.
However, today, in Nevada, the life of an 11-week-old unborn baby and the future of his or her 32-year-old mother hang in the balance as a judge considers [...]
The Transportation Security Administration has been quietly removing its X-ray body scanners from major airports over the last few weeks and replacing them with machines that radiation experts believe are safer.
The TSA says it made the decision not because of safety concerns but to speed up checkpoints at busier airports. It means, though, that [...]
Texans can breathe easier: the radioactive waste Halliburton fracking surveyors lost last month has finally been found.
The United Arab Emirates-based oil services company told reporters this weekend that an oilfield worker found the rod of americium-241/beryllium alongside a highway near Pecos, Texas.
Halliburton reported it missing on September 11, and members of the [...]
Nine people who put up bail sureties for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange have been ordered by a judge to pay thousands of pounds each.
Westminster Chief Magistrate Howard Riddle said they must pay a total of £93,500 by 6 November.
Mr Assange’s supporters offered the sureties before he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy [...]
This is just out, $181 million raised in September alone by just Obama! Between the 2 presidential candidates, Obama and Romney, we probably saw over $350 million in that month with many more hundreds of millions already raised and spent and many more to come this month. In this economy that is just obscene to [...]