News for 2013-11-07

Thursday, November 7, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Global Fail: Govts Pour $500 Billion Into Fossil Fuel Subsidies
While greenhouse gas emissions reach record levels , governments across the world are pouring hundreds of billions into fossil fuel subsidies, fostering "perverse incentives" to continue the race towards climate doom, a new report details.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Philippines Slammed by 'One of the Strongest Storms Ever'
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[field_image_caption-raw] Drone Strike Served CIA Revenge, Blocked Pakistan’s Strategy
WASHINGTON - After a drone strike had reportedly killed Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud Nov. 1, the spokesperson for the U.S. National Security Council declared that, if true, it would be “a serious loss” for the terrorist organisation.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Amid Food Stamp Slash, Fat Cats Plunder Farm Subsidies
Less than a week after supplemental food assistance was slashed by $5 billion and as Congress debates deeper cuts to the federal food stamp program within a new five-year farm bill, a new report released Thursday highlights how billionaires continue to collect taxpayer-funded farm subsidies and may...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Al Gore: Snowden Revealed 'Crimes Against the Constitution'
Former Vice President Al Gore said that the "outrageous" and "completely unacceptable" surveillance revealed by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden showed possible "crimes against the Constitution."
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[field_image_caption-raw] As Canadian Province Puts Fracking on Hold, Will Others Follow?
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'We Interrupt This (Anti-Austerity) Broadcast': Police Raid Greece's Occupied TV Station
Greek riot police raided the country's shuttered ERT public broadcasting station headquarters on Thursday, cutting off journalist Nikos Tsimbidas mid-broadcast as he reported from the scene of a five-month-long occupation led by former workers.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Judge Demands US Gov't Hand Over Secret Docs Detailing Gitmo Torture
On Wednesday, a judge presiding over the trial of the five alleged 9/11 plotters currently held at Guantánamo Bay ordered the U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Fracking Victim Steve Lipsky's Flaming Water is No Joke
Weatherford, Texas, homeowner Steve Lipsky has nothing to hide.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Video: US Soldiers Watch as Man Mercilessly Whipped, Beaten
A violent video acquired by Rolling Stone journalist Matthieu Aikins and posted to the magazine's website on Thursday appears to show U.S.
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[title] Three Colorado Cities Pass Anti-Fracking Measures
Frack Free Colorado coordinator discusses the election’s impact on the fracking industry and communities.
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[title] Corporate Cash Sways Voters on GMO Foods
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[field_image_caption-raw] As Talks in Geneva Resume, Can 'Win-Win' Nuclear Deal Prevail?
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[field_image_caption-raw] Revealed: AT&T Offers CIA Subpoena-Free Access... for a Price
If you want access to the overseas communication data held by one of the nation's largest telecommunication firms, you can get it... for a price.
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