News for 2012-11-28

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
[field_image_caption-raw] Sec. of State Hopeful Susan Rice Reportedly Holds 600k Stake in Keystone XL Decision
The shoulders on which the Keystone Pipeline XL decision may fall happens to have a half-million dollar stake in the game. Secretary of State hopeful and current U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Susan E. Rice reportedly owns between $300,000 and $600,000 of TransCanada stock. The company is seeking a...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Mississippi River Levels Decreasing to Near Record Levels
A stretch of the Mississippi River could be impassable to barges within two weeks due to decreasing water levels, leaving barges, recreation and other uses at a loss unless an alternative plan can be reached.
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[title] Kucinich: Push the Middle Class Off the Cliff? No WAY!
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[title] Goldman Sachs' Global Coup d'état
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[field_image_caption-raw] Florida Man Shoots Unarmed Black Teen After Argument Over Music
Florida’s controversial "Stand Your Ground" law is back in the spotlight after an African-American teenager was shot dead by a 45-year-old white man in Jacksonville.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Military Court to Consider Continued Prosecution of Attempted Suicides
Amid what Pentagon leaders acknowledge is an "epidemic" of military suicides, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces on Tuesday debated whether the military should pursue court martials against soldiers who attempt suicide. Under military law, "self-injury" is a potential criminal offense.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Russia, Denmark, Switzerland, Spain Join List of Countries Supporting Palestinian UN Bid
Denmark , Switzerland , Russia and Spain have joined a growing number of countries who have
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[field_image_caption-raw] Tax the Rich, Take Your Hands Off Medicare: Overwhelming US Majority
A large majority of US citizens would like to see higher taxes on the rich and oppose cuts to Medicare as an answer to the US deficit, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Washington Post and ABC News . Roughly sixty percent of those asked stated that they would like to see higher income...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Nobel Peace Laureates Call For Military Boycott Of Israel
Fifty-two Nobel peace prize-winners, activists and others today called for an international military boycott of Israel after its latest deadly assault against Palestine earlier this month.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Sweatshop Fire: Outrage in Bangladesh as Few Arrests are Made
Industrial workers from the Bangladesh garment industry continue to demand justice in the face of widespread abuse, as labels from leading western brands are found in the rubble of the record sweatshop fire that killed 112 workers on Saturday.
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[title] Holding Chevron Accountable
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[field_image_caption-raw] Cairo: Demonstrations Mount as Police Teargas Egyptian Youth
As demonstrations in Cairo continue into their sixth day, police fired teargas throughout the night at young protesters while thousands demanded President Mohamed Mursi rescind his dictatorial decree.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Alarming' Year of Extremes as Climate 'Tipping Point' Looms
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