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Peanut and Almond Butters Recalled for Salmonella

PORTALES, New Mexico, September 28, 2012 (ENS) – Due to salmonella contamination, Sunland, Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of 76 types of peanut butter and almond butter, cashew butter, tahini and roasted peanuts after a product it sold to Trader Joe’s groceries was linked to a salmonella outbreak. […]

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Couple Gets 13 Years for Defrauding BP Oil Spill Trust Fund

MIAMI, Florida, September 26, 2012 (ENS) – A south Florida couple were sentenced today in Miami federal court for perpetrating a series of disaster-related fraud schemes, including the largest case of financial loss arising from claims filed in connection with the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Driverless Cars Allowed on California Roads

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, September 25, 2012 (ENS) – California Governor Jerry Brown today took a test ride in a self-driving car before signing into law new safety standards and regulations for the autonomous vehicles. The law takes effect on January 1, 2013. […]

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UN Links Peace, Rule of Law, Sustainable Development

NEW YORK, New York, September 24, 2012 (ENS) – The UN General Assembly’s first-ever High-level Meeting on the rule of law today stressed the “essential link” between the rule of law and sustainable development, economic growth and the eradication of poverty and hunger. […]

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New Malaria-Carrying Mosquito Found in Kenya

LONDON, UK, September 21, 2012 (ENS) – A “dangerous” new malaria-transmitting mosquito has been discovered in Kenya by British, Kenyan and U.S. scientists. As yet unnamed, the newly-found species has never before been implicated in the transmission of malaria. […]

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Arctic Minimum Sea Ice Cover Shrinks to Record Low

BOULDER, Colorado, September 19, 2012 (ENS) – Arctic sea ice cover is now at the lowest summer minimum extent since satellite records began in 1979, say scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center. The new data prompted forecasts of severe winter weather across the Northern Hemisphere. […]