News for 2013-11-19

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] DoJ Finalizes $13 Billion Settlement With JPMorgan
The Justice Department finalized a record $13-billion settlement with JPMorgan Chase on Tuesday for misrepresenting the quality of mortgages in mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the financial crisis. While the fine marks the largest the DoJ has brought against a single corporation,...
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[field_image_caption-raw] At COP19, Corporations Welcome, Climate Justice Advocates Not
The 19th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Chang, or COP19, in Warsaw have been slammed for welcoming corporations—including fossil fuel industry giants—while slamming the door on climate justice advocates from around the world.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Drone Strike Rings in Second Landmark Drone Hearing
As Yemeni Faisal Jabar prepared to address U.S. lawmakers Tuesday about the drone strike that killed two members of his family, media reports confirmed new casualties following a U.S. airstrike near his village.
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[field_image_caption-raw] EU Leaders Start 'Drone Club' for a 'European Generation'
European leaders are banding together to form the world's first "drone club" in a bid to stay up-to-snuff on the lethal technology now pervasively used by the United States on battle fields and neighborhoods across the world.
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[title] On Day 9 of Fast, Filipino Climate Chief Yeb Saño Demands Rich Nations Pay Up for Global Pollution
At the U.N. climate summit in Warsaw, Poland, the lead negotiator for the Philippines, Naderev "Yeb" Saño, joins us minutes after he and climate activists delivered a petition signed by some 590,000 people from around the world demanding urgent and bolder action to tackle climate change.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Fight Far From Over' After First Nation Loses Bid to Stop Fracking in New Brunswick
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[field_image_caption-raw] In Afghanistan, 'Security Deal' Means US Occupation Forever
Days before the so-called bi-lateral security agreement heads to an Afghan council of elders and political leaders for a final decision, the U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Walmart Intimidation, Firings an 'Illegal' Attack on Workers: NLRB
Walmart's intimidation and firing of employees who participated in strikes and protests against the retail giant were illegal, the National Labor Relations Board announced on Monday .
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[field_image_caption-raw] Expert's Warning Affirms Arctic 30's Clarion Call: Oil Spill 'Inevitable'
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[field_image_caption-raw] Court Order That Allowed NSA Surveillance is Revealed for First Time
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[title] Harvey Wasserman: The Fukushima Threat
At some point this month, TEPCO, the operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant will begin removing 400 tons of highly irradiated spent fuel in what Reuters calls "a hugely delicate and unprecedented operation fraught with risk."
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[field_image_caption-raw] Deadly Bombs Explode Outside Iranian Embassy in Beirut
Explosions rocked the area outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday morning with early reports saying as many as 23 people have been killed and close to 150 injured.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Typhoon Haiyan Exposes Flaws in US Food Aid
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