News for 2012-08-31

Friday, August 31, 2012
[field_image_caption-raw] Groups: Salazar's Wyoming Decision "A Death Sentence" for Gray Wolves
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announcement on Friday that gray wolves in Wyoming will be taken off the endangered species list was met with ire by wildlife conservationists.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Never Mind Super PACs: How Big Business Is Buying the Election
On January 27, 2010, one year into his term, President Barack Obama used the occasion of his State of the Union address to issue a warning. The Supreme Court had just opened the “floodgates for special interests—including foreign corporations—to spend without limit in our elections.” He was...
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[field_image_caption-raw] The Good Jobs Deficit: Fueling Inequality
The U.S. is suffering from a good jobs deficit, a trend that is fueling inequality and leaving the middle class in tatters, according to a report released Friday from the National Employment Law Project (NELP). Their study looked job loss and gain during the recovery, the first quarter of 2010...
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Continuing Impunity': No Charges for CIA in Detainee Torture, Deaths
The CIA will face no charges over the torture and death of detainees while in custody, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday as it ended a criminal investigation begun by Assistant U.S. Attorney John Durham in 2008. Rights groups have called the decision "nothing short of a scandal."
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[field_image_caption-raw] Iran Rejects Latest IAEA Report; Charges Atomic Body with Having 'Political Motivations'
Iran on Friday fired back at the International Atomic Energy Agency for its report insuating that recent work at the nation's Parchin military facility were related to a secret nuclear weapons program and that such activity would hamper future IAEA inspections.
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[title] Investors Seek To Profit From Privatizing Public Schools
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[field_image_caption-raw] Michael Moore: Mitt Romney Will Win In November
Filmmaker Michael Moore joined HuffPost Live Thursday and predicted that the influence of money in politics would lift Mitt Romney to victory over President Barack Obama in November.
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