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Suicide Bomber Kills 20 in Afghan Mosque

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan says a suicide bomber has attacked a mosque, killing at least 20 worshippers. Authorities say the bomber struck Friday, the first day of the four-day Eid al-Adha holiday. The French news agency reports more than 50 people were wounded in the explosion. Meanwhile, the U.S. military says it is investigating the […]

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Radiation Levels in Fukushima Fish Not Dropping

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 1:10 am (UTC-5)
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New research indicates that radioactive cesium levels in many kinds of fish caught off the coast of Fukushima have not declined in the year following Japan’s nuclear disaster. Ken Buesseler, a marine chemist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts released the data in an article published Thursday in the Journal of Science. Buesseler, […]

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