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Author Archive for: ‘Tina Volpe’

Baby Gorilla Is Back In Mom’s Arms

A baby gorilla born at the San Diego Zoo is finally back in her mother’s arms after suffering with pneumonia. The baby, not named yet, was born by emergency C-section on March 12 to a grateful mother who is still recovering from the C-section, but happy to see her baby. The baby’s mom, 18-year-old Imani, is back with her troop …

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Sunscreen Ingredients: Long Needed Updates Ignored

Skin cancer is a serious threat, and with the current sunscreens available in the U.S., its protection is lacking as the nearly 15 year old products have not been revised to meet new UVA and UVB needs. The American Cancer Society claims that skin cancer is the most common of cancers seen in America. The agency estimates that 1 in …

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Obama Tells Romney, Russia Weak Not Strong

Since Putin invaded Crimea, conservatives have been commenting on how President Obama should not have dismissed Mitt Romney’s label of Russia, claiming the regime as America’s number one geopolitical foe. With the current actions of Putin and his power plays, many feel that Romney is a foreign policy expert and Obama as overwhelmed and naive. Those who didn’t respect and …

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Montana Murder Case: Can Lawyers Prove Mental Disability?

Michael Keith Spell is charged with the attempted kidnapping and murder of 43-year-old Sherry Arnold, who was killed in January, 2012 when she was abducted while jogging near her home in Sidney, MT. The men that police say kidnapped and killed Arnold — Michael Keith Spell, 24, and Lester Van Waters Jr., 50, both of Parachute, Colo., pleaded not guilty …

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Judge Joe Brown’s Meltdown Landed Him In Jail

Judge Joe Brown, the star of the television show of the same name, Judge Joe Brown, in which he played a television judge, was arrested on five counts of contempt of court in Memphis, Tennessee. Brown was sentenced to five days in jail over an incident in Juvenile Court. “Right now, he’s being processed at our facility,” said Chip Washington, …

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Jimmy Carter: Obama Never Consults Me

In a recent interview on NBC’s Meet the Press, Former President Jimmy Carter, 89, expressed sadness that Obama never asks for his opinion. Carter said that many other past Presidents have gotten in touch with him. It appears that the former president would like for Obama to call him. Carter expressed sadness during an interview Sunday that Obama doesn’t ever …

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Sea Shepherd’s Return From 10th Anti-Whaling Campaign

Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. From SSCS website: “Our mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.” Sea Shepherd protects more than whales, their campaigns include saving dolphins, bluefin tuna, sharks, seals, …

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Ebola Outbreak Spreads To Liberia And Sierra Leone

The outbreak that had medical officials scrambling in an effort to contain the Ebola virus which struck Guinea last week, is suspected to be spreading to outlaying areas. There are no known treatments or vaccines for the Ebola (hemorrhagic fever,) virus which kills up to 90 percent of those who become infected. Once humans are infected with Ebola, they become …

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Massive Mudslide In Washington: Search For Life Continues

The search for survivors continued on Monday after searchers reported hearing screams on Saturday of those who were most likely trapped just after a massive mudslide took out nearly 30 homes, and the lives of eight people. Sunday, 18 people were still unaccounted for, but search teams could not get into the “quicksand” like mud to try to search on …

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Malaysian Airlines: Flight Ended In Indian Ocean

It appears that the mystery of the Malaysian Airline Flight 370 has been solved. As ABC reported, it “ended” its journey in a “remote location” of the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said today. U.K. officials used “a type of analysis never before used in an investigation of this sort” to chart the jet’s path along the …

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Elephants Escape Circus in St. Louis – Can You Blame Them?

A parking lot in Saint Louis, Missouri got quite a surprise when elephants belonging to the St. Louis Moolah Shrine Circus made an appearance. Escape happens frequently, as evidenced in many videos and films, due to the cruel treatment and horrible conditions circus elephants are made to live. So bad in fact, that Animal rights campaigners have called for a …

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Galveston Oil Spill Threatens Wildlife

When oil spills occur, it is the wildlife and ocean life that suffer most. The latest spill in the Galveston Bay isn’t any exception. A barge that is able to carry a million gallons of oil collided with a ship on Saturday afternoon, causing a leak of what could be 168,000 gallons of sticky oil into the Galveston Bay, though …

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