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Activist: Gulf fishermen being held responsible for toxic seafood

Federal government admits not testing for arsenic, mercury or other toxic heavy metals in seafood The US government, and even President Obama himself, have said that Gulf seafood is safe to eat in the wake of the massive BP oil spill. But an admission from the federal government that it…

Report: McChrystal probe of US Spec Ops killings excluded key eyewitnesses

By Gareth Porter and Ahmad Walid Fazly* WASHINGTON, Jul 6, 2010 (IPS) – The follow-up investigation of a botched Special Operations Forces (SOF) raid in Gardez Feb. 12 that killed two government officials and three women, ordered by Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal Apr. 5, was ostensibly aimed at reconciling divergent…