News for 2010-07-04

Sunday, July 4, 2010
Israel's Foes Embrace New Resistance Tactics
JERUSALEM - Hamas and Hezbollah, groups that have long battled Israel with violent tactics, have begun to embrace civil disobedience, protest marches, lawsuits and boycotts-tactics they once dismissed. For decades, Palestinian statehood aspirations seemed to lurch between negotiations and armed...
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Outdoor Gear is ‘Environmentally Toxic’, Finds Report
Companies that produce outdoor gear such as waterproof jackets, hiking boots and tents have been accused of causing serious damage to the environment and of ignoring workers' rights in a scathing new report. The study claims that despite conveying a wholesome ethical image, the industry is heavily...
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It's Not Just BP's Oil in the Gulf That Threatens World's Oceans
WASHINGTON - A sobering new report warns that the oceans face a "fundamental and irreversible ecological transformation" not seen in millions of years as greenhouse gases and climate change already have affected temperature, acidity, sea and oxygen levels, the food chain and possibly major currents...
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Death By Drone: CIA's Hitlist is Murder
NEW YORK - As the Barack Obama administration continues to roll out justifications for its policy of targeting U.S. citizens and others thought to be attacking U.S. troops, legal and national security experts are pondering a central question: What if there's a mistake and the wrong person gets...
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