News for 2012-04-22

Sunday, April 22, 2012
[field_image_caption-raw] Chicago Continues Beefing Up 'Security' for NATO Summit While Protesters Still in Dark
In the lead-up to the NATO summit in Chicago from May 20 - 21, the city has acquired 500 troopers from the Illinois State Police as well as 600 Illinois National Guard troops for the summit and accompanying protests. What protesters still don't know is the location restrictions that the Secret...
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[field_image_caption-raw] UN to Begin Contentious Investigation Into Native American Rights
The United Nations is set to embark on an investigation on Monday into the rights of Native Americans in the United States for the first time. James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on indigenous peoples, will lead the investigation.
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[field_image_caption-raw] New Climate Threat as Methane Rises from Cracks in Arctic Ice
As the Arctic warms due to global warming, the Arctic Ocean itself may be releasing vast amounts of methane, contributing to even more global warming, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Geoscience.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Iran: We're Building a Copy of Captured U.S. Drone
Iranian officials have said today that they have begun building a copy of a U.S. drone that was downed by Iranian forces last year. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh said, "There is almost no part hidden to us in this aircraft. We recovered part of the data that had been erased. There were many codes and...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Is Tar Sands Crude Coming to New England?
While much attention has been paid to the possibility of Canada's tar sands crude coming to the U.S. via the Keystone XL pipeline, some signs indicate that Canada is quietly pushing for the crude to flow to the U.S. through a Montreal - Portland, Maine pipeline, according to Foster's Daily Democrat.
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[title] The French Election and the Eurocrisis
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