News for 2013-12-13

Friday, December 13, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Airstrike in Yemen Worst Attack in over a Year
A reported US drone attack in Yemen yesterday is the bloodiest air strike reported in the country so far this year.
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[title] Bill Moyers: Gunfighter Nation
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[field_image_caption-raw] NOAA: Expect 'Widespread, Sustained Changes' in the Arctic
Three decades of a consistent warming trend have made a greener Arctic the new normal, and "widespread, sustained changes" are set to come to region, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in an assessment this week.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Hopes for 'Critical Mass in the Marketplace' Grow as Second State Joins GMO Labeling Push
A growing movement calling for the labeling of GMOs on grocery store shelves took one step forward this week when Governor Dannel Malloy of Connecticut signed a bill mandating just that. There was, however, one major caveat.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Smoke the TPP: How Big Tobacco and "Free Trade" Deals Erode Public Health
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[field_image_caption-raw] Day Ahead of Sandy Hook Anniversary, Shots Fired at Colorado High School
Update (4:00 PM EST): Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson reports the alleged shooter has died of a self-inflicted wound. One student is said to be in critical condition due to gunshot wounds.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Defying Int'l Law, Russia Says Arctic 30 Can't Leave Country
In defiance of an international ruling, Russian authorities are denying a group of Greenpeace activists known as the "Arctic 30" the ability to leave the country, the environmental group announced on Friday.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Will Brazil's Vote on 'Terminator Seeds' Be a Christmas Gift to Monsanto?
They'll be back.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Iran Bristles as US Expands Sanctions Blacklist
Iranian officials on Friday slammed a U.S.
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[title] Chris Hayes: Michigan Women Stare Down ‘Rape Insurance’
Republicans pass an initiative that bans insurance companies from covering abortion in standard plans — but opponents have 90 days to stop them.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Fossil Fuel's Wastewater Creating Earthquake Boom
In Oklahoma, the oil and gas industry have drilled more than 4,000 "disposal wells" designed to hold wastewater produced from the tens of thousands of extraction drilling sites scattered throughout the state.
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[field_image_caption-raw] CIA, Caught in Colossal Lie, Lost Agent in Iran in 2007
Though the Associated Press held back the story three times at the request of the US government, on Thursday the news agency finally published a multi-year investigation that found an American who went missing in Iran in 2007 was not just a private businessman traveling for work, but a CIA asset...
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[field_image_caption-raw] House Democrats and Republicans Mostly Agree on Austerity
Most members of Congress were pleased with themselves Thursday.
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