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Blood Tests May Report Inaccurate Lead Levels, FDA Warns

Officials from the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn consumers that some blood tests may have “significantly” underestimated the lead levels present in samples. They urge children, pregnant, and breast-feeding women to get retested. The tests in question were manufactured by Magellan Diagnostics, a testing company based in […]

More Women Are Giving Birth At An Older Age

Women in their early 30s are now having more babies than younger women – a first for the United States. According to health experts, this shift is because more women are now choosing to wait longer before having children, along with a drop in teenage birth rates, Bloomberg reports. For over 30 years, women in […]

Russia threatened to use nukes? US commission produces wildest claims in push for military buildup

Russia threatened to use nukes? US commission produces wildest claims in push for military buildup

The Helsinki Commission has gotten creative on the notorious “Russian threat,” pinning the blame for the death of an OSCE observer in Ukraine on Moscow and claiming it threatened to use “tactical nuclear weapons” – all while calling for more arms and troops on the Russian border. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Ferry service opens between N. Korea & Russia’s Vladivostok

Ferry service opens between N. Korea & Russia’s Vladivostok

A tourist ferry has completed its first cruise from the North Korean port of Rajin to the Russian city of Vladivostok. The route’s opening marks Pyongyang’s bid to develop trade and tourism ties with Russia amid growing tensions on the Korean peninsula. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

WhatsApp messaging app suffers brief outage worldwide

WhatsApp messaging app suffers brief outage worldwide

The popular Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp has been suffering technical problems worldwide. It’s the second major outage the messenger has experienced in just two weeks. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Berlin drafts 8 locations for airbase after Turkey bars German lawmakers from visiting Incirlik

Berlin drafts 8 locations for airbase after Turkey bars German lawmakers from visiting Incirlik

Germany is considering eight locations where it could relocate aircraft supporting its mission against Islamic State if Turkey continues to block German lawmakers from visiting troops at the Incirlik airbase, Berlin’s defense minister has confirmed. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Russian church leader asks UN, Pope to intervene with Kiev over 'discriminatory' religious laws

Russian church leader asks UN, Pope to intervene with Kiev over 'discriminatory' religious laws

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, has appealed to a number of international religious and political leaders, asking them to not let Kiev enforce its recent initiative that might see Orthodox religious communities diminished in Ukraine. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Israel May Be Behind Laptop Ban On Mideast Airlines

Israel May Be Behind Laptop Ban On Mideast Airlines

A traveler holds his laptop and iPhone that he travels with at a security checkpoint at San Jose International Airport in San Jose, Calif. (AP/Paul Sakuma) US news reports say Israel was the source of intelligence that President Donald Trump disclosed to the Russians during a White House meeting last week, igniting further controversy for […]

Israeli Minister Calls For Assassination Of Syria’s President

Israeli Minister Calls For Assassination Of Syria’s President

Israeli general, now Housing Minister. Yoav Galant is openly calling for the assassination of Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad.(AP/Ariel Schalit) Housing Yoav Galant on Tuesday condemned the genocide taking place in Syria, adding that “it is time to eliminate” President Bashar Assad, following US accusations that the regime is using a crematorium to hide atrocities being […]

Report Says Most Troops Discharged For Misconduct Had PTSD, Other Brain Injuries

A report issued by the Government Accountability Office states that the majority of soldiers discharged from the military for misconduct from 2011 to 2015 suffered from a number of mental health issues, such as post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries. Of the 91,764 men and women released from service, 57,141, or 62%, had been […]