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Dick Morris calls Congressman Ron Paul ‘horrific’

During a brief radio interview on Monday, conservative political commentator and frequent Fox News guest Dick Morris said he strongly opposed Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul due to the congressman’s stance against the drug war and war on terrorism. “I think he’s horrific,” Morris told Peter Schiff, who was an…

Don’t test Israel, Netanyahu warns Gaza militants

JERUSALEM – Israel on Thursday warned militants in the Gaza Strip not to “test” the Jewish state, as fighter jets pounded targets across the coastal enclave after a Palestinian rocket attack. Slamming into a house, it was the first rocket to strike Israel’s city of Beersheva since the devastating 2008-2009…

Cellphone use yields more ‘active’ brain scan: study

WASHINGTON – Cellphone use appeared to measurably increase brain activity in dozens of test subjects in a new study, though it failed to resolve a debate over whether the devices pose health risks. The study in Wednesday’s edition of The Journal of the American Medical Association, was carried out by…

North Korea digging tunnels for likely nuclear test: report

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea is digging tunnels at a site where it has launched two nuclear tests, suggesting it is preparing a third, the South’s Yonhap news agency said on Sunday, a development which would trigger concern across the region. Tensions rose on the divided peninsula when 46 sailors…

BP could have prevented blowout: investigator

BP’s oil well in the Gulf of Mexico might never have blown last year if the company’s engineers had been consulted about a key test that pointed to a defective cement job, investigators reported Thursday. A US Coast Guard handout image of fire boat response crews as they battle the…

‘Thinking cap’ makes brain waves in Australia

SYDNEY – Scientists in Australia say they are encouraged by initial results of a revolutionary “thinking cap” that aims to promote creativity by passing low levels of electricity through the brain. The device, which consists of two conductors fastened to the head by a rubber strap, significantly boosted results in…

North Korea may stage atom test ‘to boost heir’

SEOUL – North Korea may carry out another atomic test next year to bolster the status of leader-in-waiting Kim Jong-Un, a Seoul state think-tank said Friday, a day after the North threatened a nuclear attack. Tensions remain high on the peninsula a month after the North bombarded a South Korean…

Models in short skirts, lab coats scammed bone marrow donors: claim

Call it a case of seduction for a good cause. A New England bone marrow registry is under investigation after using models in short skirts and lab coats to convince members of the public to submit to a bone marrow sample. What the models allegedly did not tell the donors…

Czech Republic under fire for ‘penis testing’ gay refugees

The European Union’s top human rights agency is criticizing the Czech Republic for its practice of using a “sexual arousal” test to see if refugee claimants are telling the truth when they claim to be gay. According to a report released last week by the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency, refugees…

Private company launches test spacecraft for NASA

Company launches test spacecraft for NASA, attempting 1st commercial return from orbit A private company launched a spacecraft into orbit Wednesday in a bold demonstration test for NASA that could lead to the first commercial space station supply run next year and eventual astronaut rides. The Falcon 9 rocket, owned…

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