News for 2013-09-30

Monday, September 30, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] As Planet Warms, US Watersheds Go Thirsty
A shocking one in ten U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Target or Not, the NSA is Storing the Metadata of Millions
The NSA is recording the online metadata of millions of people—whether or not they are on the NSA target list—and dumping it into a repository where it is stored and searchable for up to a year, the Guardian revealed Monday citing documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Netanyahu Makes Rounds in Challenge to US Peace with Iran
Following a relative easing of tension between U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Assad: I will Comply with UN Call to Dismantle Chem. Weapons
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad pledged Saturday to comply with last week's UN Security Council resolution mandating the dismantling of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.
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[title] Subhankar Banerjee: Why Climate Deniers Are Plain Wrong
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[field_image_caption-raw] NSA Metadata Collection Puts Journalists' Sources at Risk
U.S. government surveillance of Americans' metadata threatens confidentiality and protection of journalists' sources, warns Phil Zimmermann, the creator of the email encryption software "Pretty Good Privacy" and president of secure communications firm Silent Circle.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Midnight Showdown: US Government Shutdown Imminent
UPDATE : The Senate has voted down the House spending bill by a 54-46 vote. "We are not going to mess around with Obamacare, no matter what they do. They've gotta get a life," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told a news conference.
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