News for 2012-01-04

Wednesday, January 4, 2012
[title] Sanders Talks with Stephen Colbert
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[field_image_caption-raw] Ron Paul Would Allow ‘Open Season’ on Union Organizers
Ron Paul’s showing yesterday in the Iowa Caucus—he came in third with 21 percent of votes, behind Mitt Romney's and Rick Santorum's 24.6 percent showings—wasn't the victory his passionate supporters wanted, but it makes him a force to be reckoned with throughout the rest of the Republican primary...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Speeding Up Security: The TSA Wants to Screen Before They Scan
TSA body scanners continue their steady advance into our nation’s airports , but another agency security initiative begins well before travelers ever reach a checkpoint. PreCheck , the TSA’s nascent pre-screening program, allows some pre-approved frequent travelers to make it from check in to take...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Occupy Wall Street's Livestream Operators Arrested
Occupy Wall Street is in the middle of one of its day-long marches in New York Tuesday, protesting the National Defense Authorization Act , but for those following along on the Global Revolution livestream, the real action is happening in the broadcast studio itself. That's because police have...
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[field_image_caption-raw] House Republicans Increase the Pressure on Obama Over Tar Sands Pipeline Decision
House Republicans now have the clock ticking on President Obama's timeline for a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.
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[field_image_caption-raw] States Take On Citizens United
Montana is proving to be a potential catalyst for change in the potential challenge to Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission . As Roll Call reports :
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[field_image_caption-raw] US Marine to Stand Trial Over 2005 Killings That Left 24 Iraqis Dead
In a military courtroom in California on Wednesday one of the most controversial events of the Iraq war will be played out one last time. In November 2005, a US marine squad killed 24 Iraqis, many of them women and children, in the village of Haditha. This week, marine staff sergeant Frank Wuterich...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Iran Ramps Up Warning Over US Navy in Gulf
Iran on Wednesday renewed its warning to America against keeping a US navy presence in the oil-rich Gulf, underlining a threat that Washington has dismissed as a sign of "weakness" from Tehran. "Iran will do anything to preserve the security of the Strait of Hormuz" at the entrance to the Gulf,...
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[title] Pepe Escobar: In 2012 US Engages In New Cold War
Iran has fired a test missile today in the Strait of Hormuz. This continues to add strain to the relationship between Iran and the US. A few months ago the International Atomic Energy Agency accused Iran of gathering materials to build a nuclear warhead. In retaliation the US has implemented...
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