News for 2013-04-09

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] CDC: Adults in US Skipping Medicine to Save Money
Results from a survey out Tuesday are underscoring the repercussions lack of healthcare insurance and high drug costs have on adults in the US.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Sanders and Over 2 Million Others to Obama: Don't Cut Social Security!
Sen. Bernie Sanders (V.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Report Uncovers 'Water-Apartheid' in the Occupied West Bank
A new report on Israel's water grab in the occupied West Bank links the widespread deprivation of Palestinian water rights to Israel's settlement expansion strategy, saying both demonstrate "a clear testament to its colonial and apartheid motives."
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[field_image_caption-raw] Ties That Bind: Ernest Moniz, Keystone XL Contractor, American Petroleum Institute and Fracked Gas Exports
Congress will review the Obama Administration's nomination of Ernest Moniz for Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE) in hearings that start today, April 9 .
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[field_image_caption-raw] US Navy Champions Latest Laser Technology for 'Revolutionizing' War Making
The US Navy is once again promoting lasers as the newest technology to 'revolutionize modern warfare,' claiming the mounted heat-concentrating weapon can down an enemy drone or a small armed boat for less than $1 per shot. A tubular Laser Weapon System, called LaWS, the weapon would be mounted on...
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Eat-In' Protesters Call Out Obama's Broken Promise to Label GMOs
Food justice advocates gathered in front of the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Food Safety on Monday to demand all genetically modified products (GMOs) be clearly labeled, and to call out the administration's ties to the biotechnology industry.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Guantánamo Officials Release Names of Prisoners Tortured by Force Feeding
The US military at Guantánamo Bay prison has released information about hunger striking prisoners being force-fed, acknowledging that the military detention center is partaking in an activity considered by many as a form of torture. According to the Associated Press , last week the prison began to...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Fukushima Disaster Continues: Third Radioactive Water Leak Found
Yet another radioactive water leak has been detected at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, officials announced Tuesday, as the nuclear catastrophe continues to unfold more than two years after a massive earthquake and tsunami caused meltdowns at the plant. The new leak marks the third of...
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[field_image_caption-raw] New Warning Ratchets Up Anxiety of War on Korean Peninsula
Threats of conflict on the Korean peninsula continued on Tuesday, with North Korea media reporting that foreigners in South Korea have been warned to leave the peninsula if they wish to avoid being caught up in a possible military exchange. Outlets are also reporting that a possible missile test by...
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[title] Global Wealth Inequality - What You Never Knew You Never Knew
The richest 300 people on earth have the same wealth as the poorest 3 billion. This is no accident - those in power write the rules. Together, we have the power to change those rules. The extreme truth about how wealth is divided globally. Inspired by the amazing " Wealth Inequality in America "...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Voter Information Wars: Will the GOP Team Up With Wal-Mart’s Data Specialist?
The Republicans have admitted it : They need to get serious about collecting and analyzing voter data. Well, you can't get much more serious than talking to Teradata, the "data warehousing" company that helps Wal-Mart, Apple and eBay store massive amounts of information about the behavior of their...
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