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Obama: Passing my jobs bill is good for the world

Speaking before a friendly audience at the Clinton Global Initiative, President Barack Obama took a broader view on the jobs bill he’s been pushing Congress to pass. Not only is it good for Americans, he said, but it’s also in the best interest of the world. “The single most important…

Aussies may kill 1.2 million camels to reduce greenhouse gases

SYDNEY (AFP) – Australia is considering awarding carbon credits for killing feral camels as a way to tackle climate change. The suggestion is included in Canberra’s “Carbon Farming Initiative”, a consultation paper by the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, seen Thursday. Adelaide-based Northwest Carbon, a commercial company, proposed…

Seized marijuana legalization petitions missing

Task force allegedly held gun to 14-year-old boy’s head The campaign director for Washington state’s marijuana legalization effort is unable to account for eight petitions allegedly seized from a medical marijuana dispensary by a drug task force during a raid two weeks ago. “WestNET says it only seized two petitions,”…

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