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Sister Megan Rice, A Nun Facing Life In Prison

Sister Megan Rice is an 83-year-old Catholic nun who will likely be spending the rest of her life in prison. Her and two other peace activists were protesting a nuclear power plant when they took it a little further than just holding signs. The three are accused of breaking into the Oak Ridge nuclear facility in Tennessee. According to the …

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Iran Earthquake Hits Thursday, At Least 7 Killed

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Iran on Thursday, at about 5:21 pm local time, killing at least seven as of the most recent reporting. The epicenter was approximately 40 miles northeast of the city of Bushehr, which is the location of the country’s single nuclear power plant. The death toll was reported by the state news agency, IRNA. IANS and …

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5.3 Earthquake Rocks Japan’s Power Plant Prefecture

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 on the Richter scale hit the Fukushima Prefecture early this morning at a depth of about 13 miles, but officials say the equipment is stable for now. The plant was heavily damaged in 2011 after an earthquake and tsunami hit and caused three reactors to melt; a cooling plant was also affected. Since …

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