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Julian Assange's human rights are being violated by UK, says Ecuador | Media | guardian.co.uk

Julian Assange's human rights are being violated by UK, says Ecuador | Media | guardian.co.uk: "Ecuador foreign minister attacks British government for not allowing WikiLeaks founder to take up political asylum"

Stratfor hacker faces 10 years in jail after pleading guilty | Technology | guardian.co.uk

Stratfor hacker faces 10 years in jail after pleading guilty | Technology | guardian.co.uk: "Jeremy Hammond, unmasked by Anonymous infiltrator Sabu, admits stealing information later published by Wikileaks"

'Killer robots' pose threat to peace and should be banned, UN warned | Science | The Guardian

'Killer robots' pose threat to peace and should be banned, UN warned | Science | The Guardian: "Human rights investigator Christof Heyns to call for moratorium on weapons that can kill targets without human involvement"

Genetically modified wheat found in Oregon field raises trade concerns | Environment | guardian.co.uk

Genetically modified wheat found in Oregon field raises trade concerns | Environment | guardian.co.uk: "Discovery could have far-reaching implications for US wheat industry if growth of Monsanto crop turns out to be far-flung"

Jobless claims unexpectedly rise, but still within 2013 range | Reuters

Jobless claims unexpectedly rise, but still within 2013 range | Reuters

First quarter GDP revised slightly lower; austerity bites | Reuters

First quarter GDP revised slightly lower; austerity bites | Reuters

BBC News - 'Proof' Jamestown settlers turned to cannibalism

BBC News - 'Proof' Jamestown settlers turned to cannibalism


Model simulations on the long-term dispersal of 137Cs released into the Pacific Ocean off Fukushima - IOPscience

Model simulations on the long-term dispersal of 137Cs released into the Pacific Ocean off Fukushima - IOPscience

http://youtu.be/3l8TT1dv-PM

Radioactive Water Imperils Fukushima Plant - NYTimes.com

Radioactive Water Imperils Fukushima Plant - NYTimes.com

Guantanamo 'not in the best interests of the American people', says Obama | World news | The Guardian

Guantanamo 'not in the best interests of the American people', says Obama | World news | The Guardian: "President says 'I don't want these individuals to die' as medical team arrives in Cuba to keep striking protesters alive"

"But he is willing to force feed them strapped to chairs and fed through tubes inserted into their noses. These men are tortured,  kept in cages not unlike chicken coops; they are imprisoned and do not know if they will ever be released; they are desperate. Shame on Obama for violating human rights."