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Schools still empty, homes abandoned 6 years after Fukushima disaster

Schools still empty, homes abandoned 6 years after Fukushima disaster

Boars are typically slow to approach humans, but according to officials monitoring the situation, the toxic boars near the Fukushima plant have become settled in abandoned homes and no longer fear humans - leading some to suggest they could attack those who return.


The New Game of Thrones Teaser Hints at an Ominous 'Great War'

The New Game of Thrones Teaser Hints at an Ominous 'Great War'

In a gimmick described by the New York Times as "memorably misguided", the United States cable network revealed all in a Facebook Live video showing a block of ice which viewers had to melt by commenting "Fire" to reveal the date. At the very end, the voice of resurrected Night Watch leader Jon Snow says, "The same thing coming for all of us". "There is only one war that matters".


Wild boars pose problem in radiation-hit Fukushima

Wild boars pose problem in radiation-hit Fukushima

The Japanese government has been sending in teams to "cull" the boars, which has also led the radioactive animals to be filmed and photographed for the first time. "We are seeing people's rights to health, housing and environment being attacked in a deliberate and calculated move", he added. The New York Times , meanwhile, says that the boars "carry with them highly radioactive material" - with some having tested for radiation levels 300 times higher than safety standards.



European Court of Justice rules against 'humanitarian' visas for refugees

The court ruled on a case of a Syrian family from the city of Aleppo who applied for a visa to stay with acquaintances in Belgium in October. A Syrian couple with three children applied for visas at the Belgian embassy in the Lebanese capital Beirut, where they clearly stated that they meant to claim asylum, reports Ritzau.



Call for Action: IRS Tax Refunds Waiting from 2013

To collect their refunds, they must file their 2013 return by Tuesday, April 18th. The IRS said students and others who may not realize they're due a tax refund may not have filed a return. In 2013, it was worth more than $, 6000. $14,340 ($19,680 if married filing jointly) for people without qualifying children. Low- and moderate-income workers may be hit hardest by not filing a tax return, the IRS states, because they may also be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for 2013.


Metal fetus is ready to rock

Metal fetus is ready to rock

The ultrasound lady probably wanted to kill me because I could not stop laughing". "No one believes us", she added. "I can barely run Microsoft Word". She says her husband first spotted the baby seemingly throwing up the gesture, and knew they couldn't walk out The Doors without getting a copy. The couple also said they found out the sex of the baby during the ultrasound.