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Death toll rises to 147 in al-Shaabab attack at Kenyan university

Kenya attack at collegeThe al-Shabaab terror group claimed responsibility for an attack on Garissa University College in Kenya resulting in the deaths of at least 147 people Thursday.

Kenyan Interior Minister Joseph Nkaissery said the siege at the school was over and four attackers had been killed. Security forces were sweeping the campus to ensure there were no remaining threats.

The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabaab issued a statement via radio saying it separated Muslim students from non-Muslims in order to conduct an "operation against the infidels."

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New Report Debunks 'Myth' That GMOs are Key to Feeding the World

GMO reportThe biotechnology industry "myth" that feeding billions of people necessitates genetically engineered agriculture has been debunked by a new report out Tuesday by the nonprofit health organization Environmental Working Group.

The report, Feeding the World Without GMOs (pdf), argues that investment in genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, has failed to expand global food security. It advocates more traditional methods "shown to actually increase food supplies and reduce the environmental impact of production."

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Gov. Brown Orders Mandatory Water Curbs for California Drought

California droughtGovernor Jerry Brown ordered California’s first mandatory water restrictions as the drought gripping the state enters a fourth year.

Brown issued an executive order seeking a mandatory 25 percent reduction in use and a requirement that new homes feature water-efficient irrigation if the builder plans to use potable water for landscaping. He also called for 50 million square feet of lawns to be replaced with drought-tolerant landscaping and required campuses, golf courses and cemeteries to cut back on water.

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Arkansas Governor Signs Domestic Violence Bill Dubbed 'Laura's Law'

Domestic violence bill ArkansasArkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signed a bill on Wednesday requiring police to screen domestic abuse victims to assess their risk of being killed in a domestic homicide, a proactive step that aims to reduce lethal intimate partner violence.

The legislation, called “Laura’s Law,” is named after Laura Aceves, a 21-year-mother of three who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend in 2012. Last year, The Huffington Post ran an investigative story on Aceves’ death, examining why the criminal justice system was unable to protect her and exploring Arkansas’ poor record on domestic violence.

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U.S. Senator Menendez Indicted by U.S. in Corruption Case

Menendez indictedU.S. Senator Robert Menendez was indicted after a corruption investigation into whether he took gifts from a campaign donor, imperiling the political career of one of the most influential Democratic and Latino voices on foreign policy.

Menendez was charged in connection with gifts from Salomon Melgen, a Florida eye doctor and longtime friend who sought his help in a dispute with federal agencies. Menendez is the 12th U.S. senator in history to be charged while serving in office, and the prospect of a lengthy case could put pressure on him to resign. Melgen was also indicted today.

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2016 GOP hopefuls pocketed hundreds of millions in Obamacare funding while working to repeal law

Scott WalkerSeveral Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records.

Governors Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Chris Christie of New Jersey, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and former Texas Governor Rick Perry, all staunch opponents of President Barack Obama’s 2010 Affordable Care Act, have collectively applied for and won at least $352 million through grant programs set up by the law, federal records show.

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Massive fire engulfs Mexican oil rig, 4 dead

Mexico oil rig fireA massive ball of flames engulfed an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, killing four people and sending terrified workers jumping into the sea.

State-run oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said there was no evidence yet of a major oil spill following the blast, which injured 16 workers, two seriously, and forced the evacuation of 300.

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SEC ruling is a major victory for whistleblowers

Whistleblowers muzzledIn what is being called a landmark ruling for whistleblowers, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Wednesday that one of the nation’s largest government contractors used confidentiality agreements that had the potential to intimidate and “muzzle” workers from reporting allegations of fraud.

The ruling involving Kellogg Brown & Root, also known as KBR, sends a powerful signal to corporations that the improper use of confidentiality agreements will result in civil fines and possible criminal penalties, according to legal experts.

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11 Atlanta Public School Employees Found Guilty In Cheating Scandal

Atlanta cheating scandalEleven of 12 former public school employees in Atlanta were found guilty of racketeering in what is thought to be the biggest cheating scandal in American education, NPR member station WABE reports.

One defendant, teacher Dessa Curb, was acquitted of all charges, according to WSB-TV's Richard Elliot.

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