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Archive for July 11th, 2017

  • Olive oil the healthiest to cook

    Olive oil the healthiest to cook

    by Russel Davis While frying is considered a generally unsafe way to prepare food, a number of studies have demonstrated that frying can be healthy, as long as you use olive oil to do it. According to Rachel Adams, senior lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom, cooking with high heat triggers changes in oils that

  • UN calls for decriminalizing drugs use worldwide

    UN calls for decriminalizing drugs use worldwide

    American press silence by Justin Gardner The Free Thought Project A little-noticed public statement issued by the United Nations last week contains a dramatic shift in thinking on the issue of “illicit” substance use. After recommitting to the failed idea of prohibition just last year, the UN is now calling for the worldwide decriminalization of

  • Guantanamo child detainee receives apology, $10 million from Canada

    Guantanamo child detainee receives apology, $10 million from Canada

    The former child prisoner will be compensated for abuses he suffered while he was detained by the US in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay by Jessica Corbett Toronto-born Omar Khadr—who was captured by the U.S. military in 2002 when he was just a teenager and held at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba—will receive an

  • Increased cases of child abuse in Guatemala

    Increased cases of child abuse in Guatemala

    by the El Reportero’s wire services A total of 708 cases of child abuse were reported so far in Guatemala by the Judicial Organization, said the newspaper La Hora on its website. In 2009, when the crime ‘Abuse against minors’ was included in the ‘Law against sexual violence, exploitation and human trafficking’, 26 cases were