News for 2012-10-30

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
[title] LIVE Superstorm Sandy Continuing Coverage, Aftermath
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[field_image_caption-raw] Hurricane Sandy Pushing Obama, Romney to Break Climate Silence
Will Hurricane Sandy force climate change to be the decisive issue in the presidential election? The aftermath from historic storm Sandy continues to unfold and has brought presidential campaigning by the contenders to a halt.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Education Reform on the Ballot 2012
CORPORATE EDUCATION REFORM: On November 6, three states— Washington , Idaho , and Georgia —will allow voters to vote on ballot initiatives that will have direct impact on the future of public education in their state.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Watchdog: Storm Released 'Staggering' Amount of Pollution into Hudson
Flooding due to Hurricane Sandy has released "unprecedented" pollution of the Hudson River, watchdog organization Riverkeeper warns on Tuesday, as the effects of the "superstorm" continue to unfold.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Blow to Pro-Democracy Movement as Bahrain Bans Public Dissent
The Bahrainian government on Tuesday banned all protests and demonstrations as police and anti-government demonstrators continue to clash following nearly two years of sometimes violent unrest. The order is the harshest attempt to quell the anti-government uprising since martial law was imposed...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Oyster Creek on "Alert" as Sandy Threatens Nuclear Facilities
Hurricane Sandy tests the U.S.'s nuclear facilities as New Jersey's Oyster Creek declares a rare "alert" while half a dozen other plants slow or shut down operations.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Bank of England Executive: Occupy Movement Was 'Right'
A senior executive at the Bank of England on Monday said the Occupy London Stock Exchange was "loud and persuasive" and helped prompt a "reformation of finance." Andrew Haldane, executive director of financial stability for the bank, said the protestors attracted public support because "they are...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Industrial 'Ocean Grabbing' Causing Untold Damage: UN Expert
Large-scale industrial fishing fleets are draining resources from the world's oceans and have greatly threatened food security across the world through "ocean grabbing," or wasteful practices such as industrial-trawling, according to a new report by the United Nations' special rapporteur on food,...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Twitter Photos of Superstorm Sandy's Impact
Twitter is providing us with some of the most dramatic photos of the impact of Superstorm Sandy: 10/30 update: Recovering from Hurricane #Sandy bit.ly/W2JTT8 twitter.com/JetBlue/status…
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[field_image_caption-raw] Continued Crises in Haiti Post-Hurricane Reveal International Priorities
While US media has focused on Hurricane Sandy's destruction in the nation, the historic storm's global impact started days ago in Caribbean nations. In Haiti, the storm has left worries of a food crisis and another cholera outbreak, while the "disaster of decades of policies" by the international...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Financial Costs of Sandy Being Measured in Tens of Billions
From being called 'Frankenstorm' as it made its way up the east coast, to a 'superstorm' as it moved over highly populated areas of the northeast coast on Monday night into Tuesday—including devastating impacts in New York City, Atlantic City, New Jersy and elsewhere—the damage caused by Hurricane...
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[title] FEMA: 'We Are Still in Response Mode'
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[field_image_caption-raw] Historic 'Superstorm' Leaves Wake of Destruction in Northeast
Update (2 PM EST): Aerial view of New Jersey coastline after Hurricane Sandy from the National Guard: ________________________________________________ Live coverage from The Weather Channel continues :
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