News for 2014-01-16

Thursday, January 16, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] 'A Goldmine to Exploit': NSA Vacuuming Up Millions of Text Messages Daily
The National Security Agency vacuumed up nearly two hundred million text messages from around the world daily, the Guardian and the UK's
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[field_image_caption-raw] What Gives? Climate Warnings Up, Corporate News Climate Coverage Down
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[field_image_caption-raw] Congress Secretly Moves to Keep Drone Program Under CIA Control
Lawmakers are secretly pushing to keep the U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Leaked Docs Expose Walmart's Guides to Stomp Out Worker Mobilization
Leaked internal documents reveal Walmart's attempts to stop workers from mobilizing for fair wages and decent workplace conditions.
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[title] Okinawa Residents Rise Against Decades of Rape, Environmental Harm by U.S. Military
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[field_image_caption-raw] Ohio Delivers 15-Minute Death to Man "Not Entitled to a Pain-Free Execution"
During the more than "fifteens minutes it appeared to take him to die," the man Ohio executed on Thursday "made several loud snorting or snoring sounds" and "appeared to gasp" for air before succumbing to a controversial narcotic injection never before tried.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Elites Acknowledge: 'Disparities Between Rich and Poor' a Global Threat
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[field_image_caption-raw] Critics Ready "Failing" Grade for Obama's NSA Reforms
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Largest in US History': NYC to Pay $18 Million for Mass Arrests at RNC
It is reportedly the largest civil rights settlement for mass arrests in U.S. history.
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[field_image_caption-raw] US Accused of Killing Woman, Seven Children in Afghanistan Airstrike
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has accused the U.S. of killing one woman and seven children in an airstrike early Wednesday.
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[title] In NC, It's Tax Cuts for the Wealthy, Hikes for Working Families
Bill Black: North Carolina drops progressive tax code by instituting a flat tax and eliminating earned income tax credit.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Scahill and Rowley's "Dirty Wars" Nominated for Best Documentary Film
The documentary film "Dirty Wars ," featuring independent journalist Jeremy Scahill whose book of the same name explores the rise of the U.S military's secret war against global terrorism in the aftermath of 9/11, has been nominated for this year's Academy Award in the Best Feature Documentary...
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Most Too Gruesome': Photos Depict US Marines Burning Iraqis
Photographs obtained and posted on the entertainment and gossip website TMZ reportedly show U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Geoengineering Global Cooling: 'Insane, Utterly Mad and Delusional'
Responding to a draft version of an upcoming IPCC report on climate change mitigation obtained and reported on by Reuters on Wednesday, former US vice president and well known climate change activist Al Gore says that any plans to execute "geoengineered" solutions to global warming are "insane,...
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