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Pesticide blamed for bee deaths now linked to bird declines

A class of pesticides linked to the catastrophic collapse of bee colonies has now been linked to declines in bird populations, according to a Dutch study. The researchers found a strong correlation between pesticide concentrations measured in surface freshwater and lower or negative local population growth rates of 14 species of birds since the introduction of the pesticide imidacloprid in ...

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US to develop ‘new model’ of relations with China: Obama

July 09: President Barack Obama today said the US is committed to the goal of developing a “new model” of relations with China defined by increased practical cooperation and “constructive management” of differences. “The United States welcomes the emergence of a stable, peaceful, and prosperous China,” Obama said here as the annual US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) began in ...

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Israel Hits Key Hamas Targets In Gaza Offensive

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army on Wednesday intensified its offensive on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, striking Hamas sites and killing at least 8 people on the second day of a military operation it says is aimed at quenching rocket fire against Israel. The offensive has set off the heaviest fighting between Israel and the Islamic militant group Hamas since ...

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Ancient spider brought to life by scientists

Related Articles First Britons’ footprints found on Norfolk beach 07 Feb 2014 Biggest dinosaur could walk but not run or tackle hills 31 Oct 2013 Jurassic Park ruled out – dinosaur DNA could not survive in amber 12 Sep 2013 Most dinosaurs were vegetarian 21 Dec 2010 “When it comes to early life on land, long before our ancestors came ...

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George Clooney slams Daily Mail over ‘irresponsible’ marriage story

US actor George Clooney has accused the Daily Mail of “irresponsibility” after it claimed his fiancée’s mother opposes their marriage on religious grounds. The British tabloid, he said, had been “negligent” in “exploit[ing] religious differences where none exist”. Earlier this week, the Mail claimed Amal…

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Sports minister resumes campaign for Narine's inclusion

Port-of-Spain (Trinidad), June 14 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago sports minister Anil Roberts has described as encouraging news reports that West Indies selectors were reconsidering their decision not to play top-ranked spinner Sunil Narine in the current Test series against New Zealand. Roberts has dispatched a letter to West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron saying he was …

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