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‘A Total Disgrace’: Outrage as Trump EPA Says It Won’t Ban Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Children

In a move environmentalists denounced as yet another case of the Trump administration putting industry profits over public health, the Environmental Protection Agency announced on Thursday that it will not ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide linked to brain damage in children. “The EPA’s refusal to ban chlorpyrifos ignores decades of science showing that this pesticide has irrevocable effects on human health and the environment.” — Tiffany Finck-Haynes, Friends of the Earth “By allowing chlorpyrifos to stay…

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House passes amendment ordering Pentagon to review whether U.S. experimented with weaponizing ticks

 shares  Facebook 0Twitter 0Comments 0 0 0 0Reddit 0Email 0WhatsApp 0Blogger 0SMS 0Facebook Messenger It’s typical for lawmakers to offer amendments to the sweeping National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the defense spending bill that is reauthorized every term, and this year has been no different. One of the more unusual amendments is one offered by New Jersey Republican Rep. Chris Smith to order the Pentagon inspector general to conduct a review about whether the military…

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7 Chinese Girlfriends Buy Huge House Where They Will Retire and Die Together

A group of seven girlfriends in southeastern China purchased a dream home as part of their pact to retire and die together in the future. What started as a joke among the friends in 2008 has now become a reality in the 700-square meter (753-square foot) house in suburban Guangzhou, Guangdong province.   One of the ladies stumbled upon the property in January 2018, which sits some 70 kilometers (44 miles) away from the city…

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Donald Trump earns place in history with how USA treats migrant kids

Donald Trump earns place in history with how America treats migrant children The Editorial Board USA TODAY Published 7:34 PM EDT Jul 10, 2019 On a subject as fraught as immigration, there’s plenty of room for disagreement about border security, workplace enforcement, paths to citizenship and other policies. But when the topic is the well-being of kids crammed into federal immigration centers on the southern border, there ought to be no room for debate. For young children,…

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FDA names 16 dog-food brands with potential link to canine heart disease | CBC News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has identified 16 brands of dog foods — the majority of them labelled “grain free” — that it says are most frequently associated with a potentially deadly canine heart condition. Canine dilated cardiomyopathy, or DCM, is a disease that causes the muscle wall of a dog’s heart to thin, weakening the organ and making it harder to pump blood. Congestive heart failure, a buildup of fluid in the chest and…

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Breaking News: FDA Releases List of Dog Food Brands Associated with Heart Disease Reports (DCM)

Since late last year, pet parents have been anxiously following the reports by the FDA that grain-free foods may be causing a spike in cases of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs that are not normally predisposed to the disease. Today, the FDA released a more detailed, but still frustratingly uncertain report about these incidents. While a large percentage the foods are grain-free, we still don’t yet know the actual cause of the spike in reports,…

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7 Girlfriends Decide To Spend The Rest Of Their Lives Together And Buy A House For $580k

Remember the four gal pals from the popular series ‘Golden Girls’, who lived together in their retirement? Well, there are 7 Chinese girlfriends who are attempting to do the same in real life. These women just bought a perfect house which they are planning on sharing once they retire. Amazing friendship goals, right? The group of 7 best friends decided to retire together and here’s how they made it happen It all started as a…

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HAMMER: The Democratic Party Is Fundamentally Unfit To Lead The United States Of America | Daily Wire

The Democratic Party has become, in the year 2019, a deeply destructive political force. The Party, as presently comprised, is a ragtag potpourri of anti-nation-state/pro-open-borders activists, devoted prenatal infanticide cultists, neo-Marxist economic “class warfare” grievance-mongers, and identity politics-centric racial identitarian hucksters. This is a Party for whom a leading presidential candidate — in both 2016 and 2020 — is a Fidel Castro-praising actual communist who literally honeymooned in the former Soviet Union and flew a…

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Pro-life doc behind iconic photo of precious aborted baby’s feet has died | News | LifeSite

June 24, 2019 (Oregon Right to Life) — After a fight with cancer, the pro-life movement lost one of its unsung heroes, Dr. Russell Sacco, this June. A father of four and grandfather to eight, he is also survived by Elizabeth, his loving wife of 58 years. Dr. Sacco and ORTL Education Foundation Board President Dr. Joan Sage Dr. Sacco, a urologist who practiced in Oregon and one of the founding members of Oregon Right…

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Tick that makes people allergic to red meat spotted in Ontario | CTV News

A veterinary clinic in southern Ontario is sounding the alarm after discovering a rare tick known to cause a meat allergy in humans. The Oakridge Animal Clinic in London, Ont. said a woman recently brought in a Lone Star tick that had been found on her cat. The clinic added that the cat did not have any travel history, meaning it must have encountered the bug locally. Lone Star ticks are native to the southeastern…

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