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Oklahoma Prohibits Towns From Setting Own Minimum Wage Standards
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Global economy, Law, Politics, Protest, USA )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
No city or county in Oklahoma will be allowed to set their own mandatory minimum wage or employee benefits, according to a law signed by Republican Governor Mary Fallin on Monday.
North Dakota Struggling to Deal With Radioactive Fracking Waste
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Biology, Law, Politics, Protest, SciTech, Science, USA )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
Environmental regulators and North Dakota state officials have expressed concern that the state has failed to adequately adjust to the state's sudden influx of crude oil output, a worry highlighted by the recent discovery of abandoned radioactive waste.
Texas Executes Inmate With Drugs From Secret Source
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Drugs, Law, USA )

Ray
- 12 days ago - rt.com
Texas executed its fifth inmate this year on Thursday, one day after federal courts rejected an attempt to force the state to disclose where it purchased the drugs used in its lethal injection procedure.
Russia Will Not Import GMO Products - PM Medvedev
Offbeat  (tags: Economy, GMO, Law, Russia, Trade )

Ray
- 13 days ago - rt.com
Russia will not import GMO products, the country's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that the nation has enough space and resources to produce organic food.
Koch Ally to Introduce Monsanto-Backed Bill to Bar State GMO Labeling Laws
Offbeat  (tags: Agriculture, Food, GMO, Health, Law, Monsanto, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 13 days ago - rt.com
Rep. Mike Pompeo will introduce legislation backed by powerful trade groups to prevent states from passing laws requiring the labeling of genetically-modified foods, according to reports. The bill is linked to biotech giant Monsanto and Koch Industries.
Teacher Has to Resign After Taking Sick Student to the Hospital and Paying Her Bill
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Conflict, Court, Education, Health, Law, Medicine, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 13 days ago - rt.com
A former Red Bank, Tennessee teacher claims she was forced to resign from her position - all for taking a sick student to the doctor and paying the bill.
'Cinderella' Emotional Cruelty Law Considered
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Emotional, Cruelty, Law, England, Wales, UK )

Ray
- 15 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Current child neglect laws have been criticised for focusing on the physical effects of abuse only, The government is considering whether to introduce a new offence of emotional cruelty to children, it has been confirmed.
Oklahoma Sparks Concerns After Unveiling New Lethal Injection Drug Combo
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Drugs, Health, Law, USA )

Ray
- 15 days ago - rt.com
The state of Oklahoma unveiled on Tuesday the controversial three-drug combination it plans to use to kill two death row inmates via lethal injection later this month.
Hawaii May Cut Health Benefits to Pacific Islanders Affected By Nuclear Testing
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Health, Human rights, Immigration, Law, Nuclear, USA )

Ray
- 15 days ago - rt.com
A US federal court has granted Hawaiian lawmakers permission to slash benefits for residents whose families formerly lived on a string of Pacific islands that the US military used as a nuclear test site in the decades after World War II.
Scientists Urge UK Govt to Ditch 'Dysfunctional' GMO Regulations
Offbeat  (tags: GMO, Health, Law, Politics, Science, Security, UK )

Ray
- 32 days ago - rt.com
There is no evidence that GM crops are more dangerous than conventionally farmed food, a group of scientists allegedly linked to the biotech industry have advised UK PM David Cameron. Critics say the group is funded by the GM lobby.
French Government Bans GM Maize MON 810
Offbeat  (tags: Agriculture, EU, Ecology, Food, France, Law )

Ray
- 33 days ago - rt.com
France's agricultural ministry on Saturday banned the sale, use and cultivation of Monsanto's genetically modified maize MON 810, after France highest court twice previously struck down similar measures.
Hundreds of Immigrant Detainees Go on Hunger Strike in Washington
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Immigration, Law, Security, USA )

Ray
- 39 days ago - rt.com
At least 750 detainees at an immigration detention center in Washington have gone on hunger strike to protest against deportations. Activists gathered outside the facility in a demonstration to show their solidarity for the strikers
​Supreme Court Hands Police More Power to Conduct Warrantless House Searches
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Law, Police, USA )

Ray
- 50 days ago - rt.com
The US Supreme Court has ruled that police may search a home without obtaining a warrant despite the objection of one occupant if that occupant has been removed from the premises.
Exxon CEO: Don't Frack in My Backyard
Offbeat  (tags: Earthquake, Ecology, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Health, Law, USA )

Ray
- 55 days ago - rt.com
The CEO of ExxonMobil - the top producer of natural gas in the US - has joined a lawsuit that challenges the construction of a water tower connected to hydraulic fracturing operations near his Texas home, given that it may reduce the property value.
American Military Banned From Purchasing Flags Made in China
Offbeat  (tags: Army, China, Law, Military, Politics, Terrorism, USA )

Ray
- 55 days ago - rt.com
Any American flag purchased by the US Defense Department from now on will be legally required to have been made in the United States.
 

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