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Justice Department calls MegaUpload an ‘international organized criminal enterprise,’

The United States Justice Department filed charges against MegaUpload today, calling the file-sharing service an “international organized criminal enterprise allegedly responsible for massive worldwide online piracy.” Founder Kim Dotcom and three MegaUpload executives were arrested today in Auckland, New Zealand at the request of the US government under provisional arrest warrants, and the DOJ describes…

Study Finds that Childhood Leukemia Rates Double Near Nuclear Power Stations

In a report certain to cause fear and loathing in the global nuclear industry, an eminent French research institute published a study in the International Journal of Cancer, which notes increased rates of leukemia in children living close to French nuclear power plants (NPPs.) How much greater? The study by the Institut National de la…

Massive opposition research file on Romney hits Internet

If you think you’ve already heard everything there is to know about Mitt Romney, think again. A 200-page document that appears to be Sen. John McCain’s entire 2008 election-year opposition research file on the former Massachusetts governor hit the Internet with a vengeance Tuesday evening. And it’s an eye-opener.