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Cell Damage

Experts Say Cellphones Are Possibly Carcinogenic – FoxNews.com

An international panel of experts says cellphones are possibly carcinogenic to humans after reviewing details from dozens of published studies.

The statement was issued in Lyon, France, on Tuesday by the International Agency for Research on Cancer after a weeklong meeting of experts.

On the other hand…

According to Cancer Research U.K., the only health danger firmly connected to cellphones is a higher risk of car accidents.

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Israeli Quicksand

Lawmakers: Obama speech silent on Iran, Syria while criticizing U.S. allies Israel, Bahrain

Both Democrats and Republicans said they were stunned by President Barack Obama’s refusal to call for regime change in either Iran or Syria. Instead, they cited Obama’s severe criticism of Israel, including questioning whether the Jewish state was a democracy.

The Hindu : News / International : 1967 borders reflect long-standing policy: Obama

Hamas said it wouldn’t recognize the Israeli “occupation” and that it, too, rejected Mr. Obama’s reference to the 1967 borders. “It is a mistake to consider the U.S. as an honest sponsor for the so—called peace process,” spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said.

Readers write (May 23): Obama on Israel, right to work, Cedar Square West | StarTribune.com

In June 2008, candidate Barack Obama stated that “any agreement with the Palestinian people must preserve Israel’s identity as a Jewish state, with secure, recognized and defensible borders. … We must never force Israel to the negotiating table.”

photo via The Hindu

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Persona Non Grata

Cannes Bans Unrepentant “Nazi” Lars Von Trier, Damien Hirst Joins Ai Weiwei Protest, and More Must-Read Art News – ARTINFO.com

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