News for 2013-10-01

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Fukushima Failure: Radioactive Water Bursts from Tank
Tons of water exposed to radiation have leaked during a transfer operation at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant, owner TEPCO announced Tuesday. The new leak marks the latest in mounting failures to contain the ever-increasing quantity of water contaminated by efforts to cool the plant's melted...
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[field_image_caption-raw] The War on Drugs Has Failed: Report
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[title] Holding BP Accountable: BP Back in Court as Environmental Justice Struggle Continues
The oil giant BP is back in court for the April 2010 accident that caused the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, killing 11 workers and leaking almost five million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. On Monday, the second phase of the trial began with lawyers accusing the oil...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Snowden in Final Running For EU Human Rights Award
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has been moved to the short-list of finalists for this year's prestigious international human rights award, the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the European Parliament announced this week.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Yankees Go Home': Venezuela Expels US Diplomats for 'Sabotage'
"Yankees go home."
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[title] Nuclear Engineer: Japan's PM "Lying to the Japanese People" About Safety of Fukushima
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[field_image_caption-raw] As US Government Shuts Down the Poorest Set to Lose Most
For the first time in 17 years the U.S.
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