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Headlines - May, 2011

Tuesday May 31, 2011

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'Spanish Revolution' Sparks Wave of Protests in Europe
Stricken Fukushima Nuke Plant Leaking Oil
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U.S. Uses Peace Talks to Divide Taliban from Pakistan
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Al-Jazeera Footage Captures 'Western Troops on the Ground' in Libya
Cost of War in Afghanistan Will Be Major Factor in Troop-Reduction Talks
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NATO Says Attacks on Afghan Houses 'Necessary,' Will Continue
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U.S. to View Major Cyber Attacks as Acts of War: Report
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Israel Prepping to Block Next Gaza Flotilla
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Environmental Hazards Remain After Joplin Tornado
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Oxfam Warns of Mass Hunger Over Food Prices

Monday May 30, 2011

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Worst Ever Carbon Emissions Leave Climate on the Brink
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Germany's Nuclear Phaseout Is an 'Historic Moment'
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"Massacre": Yemeni Forces Kill 20 Protesters as Sit-In Smashed
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After Years of War, House Holds Votes to Check Military Action
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UK Undermining Europe's Tar Sands Ban, say Campaigners

Sunday May 29, 2011

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Ocean Acidification Is Latest Manifestation of Global Warming
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Karzai Gives US 'Last Warning' Over Civilian Deaths
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Income Inequality Ignorance
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Directing Libyan Air Strikes 'Like Playing a Computer Game'

Saturday May 28, 2011

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Egypt Opens Window in Gaza's Dark Room
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The Great Gil Scott-Heron, Poet And Musician, Has Died
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Libya 'Ceasefire Talks Under Way'
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In Germany, Massive Nationwide Protests Call for an Immediate End to Nuclear Energy
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Attorney General's Minn. Visit Marred by Protests
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Echoes of 9/11, Katrina in Tornado-Hit Town

Friday May 27, 2011

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Judge: Corporate Donations Ban Unconstitutional
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Haitian Mayor's Office Vows to Destroy All Refugee Camps, Launches Violent Campaign
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Police Fire Rubber Bullets at Protesters in Barcelona
'Tornado Alley' Nuclear Reactor Not Fully Twister-Proof
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Greenpeace Slams Japan Response to Nuclear Crisis, Cites Sea Radiation
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Wisconsin Judge Declares Walker’s Collective Bargaining Bill “Null and Void”
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Egyptians Gather for Second 'Day of Anger'
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House Votes Suggest Growing War Weariness

Thursday May 26, 2011

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Dick Cheney: ‘I Worship the Ground That Paul Ryan Walks On’
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Arizona Immigration Law Upheld by Supreme Court
Senate Clears way to Extend PATRIOT Act, Wiretapping Powers
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Vermont Gov. Shumlin Signs Health Care Reform Bill
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New Leak Feared at Stricken Japan Nuclear Plant
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Europe Sowing the Seeds of Hunger
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Ratko Mladic Arrested: Bosnia War Crimes Suspect Held
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House Wrestles Over War-on-Terror Measure
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Slash and Burn: Brazil Shreds Laws Protecting Its Rainforests

Wednesday May 25, 2011

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US Extreme Weather Consistent with Climate Change
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Egypt 'To Open Rafah Border Permanently'
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Europe Divided Over Nuclear Power After Fukushima Disaster
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Rob Woodall Won't Give Up Government Health Care 'Because It's Free'
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Smokestack Protesters Come Down, Arrested
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No Respite for US From Deadly Tornadoes
Trial Testimony Intensifies Allegations Pakistan Is Playing Double Game
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Obama: No 'Let Up' Against Libya's Gadhafi
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US Nuclear Tests 'Betrayal' of Atomic Bomb Survivors

Tuesday May 24, 2011

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US Embassy Cables: Obama May Have 'Prejudiced' Bradley Manning Trial
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UPDATED: Greenpeace Occupies Fisk Coal-Fired Smokestack: Chicago, Your Lives Are in the Balance
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French Group Calls for Spain-Style Street Protests
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Danish Commandoes Wade into Greenpeace Arctic Oil Protest
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Jewish Protester Disrupts Netanyahu During Congressional Address
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Watchdog: 70,000 More Should Evacuate After Fukushima
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Hosni Mubarak and Sons to Be Tried Over Deaths
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Global Campaign to Bestow Legal Rights on Mother Earth
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Protesters Interrupt Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's AIPAC Speech
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Greek Opposition Party Rejects New Austerity Plan
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Heaviest NATO Air Strikes Rock Tripoli

Monday May 23, 2011

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Japan's Tepco Confirms Meltdowns of 2 More Fukushima Reactors
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Greens, Industry Draw Battle Lines in Fight Over Oil Pipeline
U.S. Rapping Hard Again at Pakistan’s Door
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Merkel: Nuclear Debate Behind Bad Election Showing
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Honduras Ousted Leader Zelaya Signs Deal for Return
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Obama Troop Surge Decision Ignored Pak-Taliban Ties
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Obama: US Support for Israel 'Ironclad'
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Deadly Tornado Tears Through the US Midwest
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Greeks Mobilize to Protect Endangered Seeds
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Missouri Town Ravaged by Worst Tornado in 50 Years

Sunday May 22, 2011

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Rabbis, Palestinians, Activists Stage Die-In Outside AIPAC Conference
 Arrests as President Obama Speaks
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Going Backwards: Small 'Neighborhood Nukes' Envisioned
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Spaniards To Continue Mass Action for at Least a Week
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US Drones Fuel Terrorism, says Imran Khan
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Israel 'Approves New West Bank Settler Homes'

Saturday May 21, 2011

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WikiLeaks: A Battle to 'Carve Up' the Arctic
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Apocalypse Not Now: The Rapture Fails to Materialize
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Germany Takes Most of Its Nuclear Plants Offline
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Spain: Massive Crowds Defy Ban on Protests
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Netanyahu Lectures Obama in Oval Office

Friday May 20, 2011

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Shell Eyes Up Deep-Sea Resources With World's First Floating Natural Gas Rig
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Lawmakers Largely Silent on War Powers Authority in Libya
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Youths Defiant at 'Spanish Revolution' Camp in Madrid
Tenn. Senate OKs Ban on Teaching of Homosexuality
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Climate Change Blamed for Record Mississippi Floods
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Leaders Reach Patriot Act Deal
The Not-So-Secret Operation: Gates Hits Out at Bin Laden Leaks
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Massey Put Profits Before Workers at Upper Big Branch Mine, Investigator Says

Thursday May 19, 2011

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Barack Obama Signals Selective US Response to 'Arab Spring'
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Israel Approves 1,500 Settler Homes in East Jerusalem: NGO
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House Dems Push Recess Appointment of Elizabeth Warren
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Barack Obama to Back Middle East Democracy With Billions in Aid
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America’s Healthcare Crisis is Getting Worse
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Activists Decry Probe Revealed by Found FBI Papers
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State Dept. Sued Over Keystone Pipeline Communications
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Afghan Guantanamo Detainee 'Commits Suicide'

Wednesday May 18, 2011

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Spaniards Protest Over Unemployment
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Fukushima a Warning for U.S. Plants
Many Baby Items Found to Contain Toxic Chemicals
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Medvedev Warns of Cold War Over Missile Defense
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Afghanistan: 'Twelve Dead' at Protest Over NATO Raid
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Gas Drilling Companies Hold Data Needed by Researchers to Assess Risk to Water Quality
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After 2 Months, No End in Sight to Libyan Air Campaign
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'Like a Monster Coming down the River'

Tuesday May 17, 2011

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Military Contracting Last Defense in Bad Economy
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US Steps Up Face-to-Face Peace Talks With Taliban
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Taxpayers for Common Sense: Bill to Repeal Oil Tax Breaks Doesn't Go Far Enough
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US Navy Recruits Gamers to Help in Piracy Strategy
Osama bin Laden's Guns Found 'Only After' US Navy Seals Killed Him
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Scientists Cast Doubt on TSA Tests of Full-Body Scanners
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Fukushima Shutdown for January
GOP Budget Cuts Would Hit Poor Hard
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NATO Airstrikes Pound Tripoli Targets

Monday May 16, 2011

EU Moves Gingerly Toward More Aid for Greece
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Israel Hunts Syria Infiltrators After Day of Bloodshed
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War Crimes Prosecutors Seek Col Gaddafi's Arrest
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Flood Fight and Flight Along the Mississippi River
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Solitary Confinement Widely Used in US
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Athens Plunges Deeper Into Crisis
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Japan Vows to Stabilize Nuclear Plant in 6 to 9 Months

Sunday May 15, 2011

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Libya Offers Truce to UN as Revolt Enters 4th Month
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Palestinians Killed in 'Nakba' Clashes
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Blackwater Founder Builds Foreign Force in UAE
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Inside the Detainee Abuse Task Force

Saturday May 14, 2011

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IMF Chief Being Questioned in Alleged Sex Assault
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Speculation Explains More about Oil Prices Than Anything Else
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Health Insurers Making Record Profits as Many Postpone Care
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In Greece, Austerity Kindles Deep Discontent
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Obama Seeks More Drilling in Alaska, Gulf of Mexico
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Pakistan Slams US over Bin Laden Raid
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Report: Turkey Threatens to Leave UN Gaza Flotilla Inquiry Panel over 'Israel-Favored' Draft
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Louisiana Readies to Open Spillway, Flood Cajun Country

Friday May 13, 2011

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World in the Throes of a Human Rights Revolution, Says Amnesty
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Has the Peach State Become the Prison State?: Georgia's New Penal Profiteering Approach to Immigration
Corporate Demands, Federal ‘Reform,’ Keep Shifting Healthcare Costs to Workers
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US Middle Class Disappearing Into Abyss?
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Problems Cited With Nuclear Backup Power
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Gingrich Feels the Heat for Appearing in Global Warming Ad With Pelosi
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Scores Die in Pakistan Bombings
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Yemen's Saleh Rejects US Calls for Quick Transition
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Radiation Found in Seaweed Near Crippled Japan Plant
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Plan to Flood Fukushima Reactor Could Cause New Blast, Experts Warn

Thursday May 12, 2011

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Battle for Arctic Oil Intensifies as US Sends Clinton to Polar Summit
Armed Conflicts Claim Unprecedented Number of Civilians
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Nuclear Meltdown at Fukushima Plant
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WikiLeaks: Grand Jury Hearing Opens in US
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Forty-Eight Women Raped Every Hour in Congo, Study Finds
House Panel Authorizes Nearly $700 Billion in Defense Spending
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Maine Gov. LePage's Budget Aims to Slash 'Safety Net'
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Big Brother, Is the Red Squad Back to Chicago?
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Intelligence Failures 'Led to Deaths of Afghan Civilians'

Wednesday May 11, 2011

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Dem Senators Defend Big Oil Against Own Party
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On the Border, Obama Pivots on Immigration, Wavers on Real Change
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House Republicans Shred Constitution With Backdoor Proposal of Permanent War
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NRC Waives Enforcement of Fire Rules at Nuclear Plants
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Exxon Mobil Dodges the Tax Man
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Police, Protesters Clash in Athens March
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Julian Assange Awarded Australian Peace Prize
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Women Demand Access to Water and Energy
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Record Mississippi Flooding Threatens Oil Refineries, Gas Wells
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Israel Stripped 140,000 Palestinians of Residency Rights, Document Reveals
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Syria Tanks 'Shell' Protest City of Homs

Tuesday May 10, 2011

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Cut Medicare? No Way! Make It "Medicare for All"!
Report: GOP Overhaul Could Cut Medicaid Enrollment by Up to 44 Million
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Japan Says Nuclear Policy Must Be Reviewed From Scratch
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Speaker Boehner: Tax Hikes Are 'Off the Table'
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Blindfolded, Beaten and Tortured: Grim New Testimony Reveals Fate of Bahrain's Persecuted Doctors
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NATO Bombs Rock Tripoli, Libya Rebels Advance
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Texas Set to Allow Concealed Handguns in Public Universities
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Calls Mount to Push U.S. Troop Presence in Iraq Past 2011
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Mexicans Protest Violence, Demand Ouster of President Calderón

Monday May 9, 2011

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Wisconsin's Walker Heads to DC to Take Lead in Fight to Privatize Education
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Renewable Energy Can Power the World, Says Landmark IPCC Study
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Scientific Study Links Flammable Drinking Water to Fracking
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Homeless Middle Class Rising
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Japan to Shut Nuclear Plant on Quake Fears; Another Leaks Radiation
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Mordechai Vanunu Demands Revoking of His Israeli Citizenship
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Crackdown on Khimki Activists
Arizona's Plan: Build Border Fence With Online Donations and Prison Labor
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NATO Units Left 61 African Migrants to Die of Hunger and Thirst
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After Bin Laden Hit, U.S. Aides Raise Dubious Hopes for Peace

Sunday May 8, 2011

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While Bahrain Demolishes Mosques, U.S. Stays Silent
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Scores Held in Egypt After Sectarian Clashes
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2000 March Saturday in Boston's SlutWalk
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Why the Dream of Microfinance is Turning Sour

Saturday May 7, 2011

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Thousands Rally in Japan Against Nuclear Power
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World's Farmers Feel The Effects Of A Hotter Planet
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Burlington Peace Activists Decry bin Laden Killing
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Torture May Have Slowed Hunt For Bin Laden, Not Hastened It

Friday May 6, 2011

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Strike Marked Yemeni Cleric
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Probe Demanded After Worst Alberta Oil Spill in Four Decades
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U.S. Drones kill 17 in NW Pakistan; Protests Over bin Laden
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Food Prices Driven Up by Global Warming, Study Shows
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Arab Spring Comes in Western Arms
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Thousands of Syrians Take to Streets for ‘Day of Defiance’
Republicans Threaten to Defund the National Labor Relations Board
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Japan PM Orders Hamaoka Nuclear Plant Shutdown
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GOP Senators Vow to Block Any Nominee for Consumer Bureau

Thursday May 5, 2011

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Osama bin Laden Death: Pakistan Says US May Have Breached Sovereignty
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Russia's Khimki Forest Threatened by Highway Project
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Citizens United Decision Profoundly Affects Political Landscape
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D.C. Nurses Union and the Fight for Health Care
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Shell and Cairn Energy Announce 'Risky' Drilling Plans in Arctic
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Hundreds Arrested as Troops Exit Syria Protest Hub, Activists Vow 'Day of Defiance'
Small Business Owners Demand Repeal of Bush Tax Cuts for the Rich
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UN: Global Population to Top 10 Billion by 2100
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Japanese Nuclear Workers Enter Fukushima Reactor
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Beyond the Media Radar, Egypt’s Arab Spring Pushes Forth

Wednesday May 4, 2011

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Gaddafi Targets Relief Ship as It Evacuates Misrata Wounded in Libya
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Waterboarding 'Worked'?: Media Push Pro-Torture Message
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Japan's Nuke Refugees Face Uncertain Fate
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Blackwater’s New Ethics Chief: John Ashcroft
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Texas Uses Animal Euthanasia Drug to Execute Inmate
'Horrific' North Korean Prison Camps Growing: Amnesty
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Onondaga Nation Leaders Blast 'Geronimo' Codename for Bin Laden
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Bin Laden's Daughter Saw U.S. Troops Kill Him, Official Says
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Pressure Builds to End Afghan War
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New White House Battle: Corporate Taxes

Tuesday May 3, 2011

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Keep Your Hands Off My Medicare
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U.S. Refusal of 2001 Taliban Offer Gave bin Laden a Free Pass
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Disability Rights Group Protests at Ryan’s Office Over Medicaid
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Wikileaks: Fury Over Secret Australian Deal With US Over Cluster Bombs
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Report: Arctic Warming May Raise Global Sea Levels Five Feet
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Stephen Harper's Conservatives Win Canadian Election
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Osama bin Laden: US Responds to Questions About Killing's Legality
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Palestinian Factions Sign Reconciliation Deal
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US Says bin Laden's Death Does Not End Afghan War

Monday May 2, 2011

Bin Laden Mission Underscores Murky History of U.S. Raids in Pakistan
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JSOC: The Black Ops Force That Took Down Bin Laden
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High-Stakes Election Day for Canada's Harper
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Libyans Mourn Gaddafi Son, Army Pounds Misrata
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Japan Plans Tsunami Wall
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Osama bin Laden Dead: US Strategy Misconceived, Says Hamid Karzai
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Osama Bin Laden Is Dead: Here's How Twitter Broke the News Live
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GM Soy: The Invisible Ingredient 'Poisoning' Children

Sunday May 1, 2011

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Osama bin Laden Dead, Obama Announces
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Report: Corruption Threatening Global Steps to Combat Climate Change
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Gaddafi's Son's Killing Puts NATO in Line of Fire
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Moves to Undermine Egyptian Revolution
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Tens of Thousands March for May Day Across Globe

May 2011