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Multiple Arrests as Dozens Rally in Oakland Against Police Brutality
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Protest, Rally, USA )

- 6 hours ago -
Dozens of protesters have been arrested this weekend in Oakland, California during rallies against police brutality and a new protest policy implemented by the mayor, who called for monitoring of street demonstrations.
Oil Platform Ablaze in Gulf of Mexico, 28 Workers Evacuated âEUR" Coast Guard
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Accident, Ecology, Global economy, Oil, Science, USA )

- 9 hours ago -
A fire broke out early Friday morning on a small oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, forcing the evacuation of 28 workers. No injuries were reported, but a 1.4-mile oil slick was visible in the water.
GMO That Kills: GM-Cotton Problems Drive Indian Farmers to Suicide
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Agriculture, Biology, GMO, India, Monsanto )

- 6 hours ago -
undreds of thousands of farmers have died in India, after having been allegedly forced to grow GM cotton instead of traditional crops. The seeds are so expensive and demand so much more maintenance that farmers often go bankrupt and kill themselves.
DNA Study Suggests Dog Evolution 'Earlier Than Thought'
Offbeat  (tags: Dogs, DNA, Evolution, Study )

- 13 hours ago -
Dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than previously though, Swedish researchers have suggested.
At Least a Dozen People Have Been Arrested in the US City of Cleveland During Protests After An Officer Was Cleared of All Charg
Offbeat  (tags: Protests, Police, Courts, Civil Unrest, USA )

- 23 hours ago -
At least a dozen people have been arrested in the US city of Cleveland during protests after an officer was cleared of all charges relating to the killing of an unarmed black couple.
Californian Drought: Challenges for Farmers and City Dwellers
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, trees, wildlife, environment, weather, nature, drought, USA )

- 23 hours ago -
California is now well into a fourth year of severe drought.This year's record low mountain snowpack, which the state relies on to get through its dry summers,
Do You Remember the Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle?
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Childhood, Nostalgia, Stunt Cycle, Evel Knievel )

- 23 hours ago -
Almost more than they remember the man himself, many people still fondly reminisce over the toys based on stunt motorcyclist Evel Knievel. Simon Fry looks at a slice of childhood nostalgia.
Is the UK Still a Christian Country?
Offbeat  (tags: Religion, UK )

- 23 hours ago -
Are we losing our religion? The answer for the UK seems to be "Yes", while the answer for the developing world is a resounding "No".
Rain Deluge Brings Floods to Texas and Oklahoma
Offbeat  (tags: Weather, Rain, Floods, Environment, globalwarming, water, USA )

- 23 hours ago -
A deluge of rainfall has burst rivers and brought flood warnings to several southern US states, with Texas and Oklahoma the worst hit so far.
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