News for 2014-01-31

Friday, January 31, 2014
[title] Moyers: David Simon on America as a Horror Show
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[field_image_caption-raw] With Review in Hand, Obama Must Now Reject Dirty Pipeline: Groups
The State Department released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) of the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Nearly Half of Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck
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[field_image_caption-raw] Corporations' 'Trade Secrets' Trump Public Health
Corporate power seems to be thwarting the public's right to know if the personal care products they use contain potentially harmful ingredients. As a result of the California Safe Cosmetics Act, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) earlier this month rolled out a searchable database...
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[field_image_caption-raw] US Public: Wars In Iraq and Afghanistan 'Failures'
The U.S.-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan — two of the longest in U.S. history, waged simultaneously for nearly 9 years with the Afghanistan war now stretching into its 13th — are considered failures by a majority of the U.S. public.
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[field_image_caption-raw] New Study: Babies Near Gas Wells More Likely to Have Birth Defects
Women who live near natural gas wells in rural Colorado are more likely to have babies with neural tube and congenital heart defects, according to a new study .
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[field_image_caption-raw] Approval Given to Make Great Barrier Reef Dump Site for Coal Terminal Project
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park could now become the dumping site for three million cubic meters of mud and ocean sediment drudged up in order to expand the world's biggest coal port, following official approval of the project by Australia's Great Barri
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[field_image_caption-raw] Out of Control Rig Off Louisiana Coast Spewing Natural Gas
An out of control natural gas well off the Louisiana coast continues to release gas on Friday . The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) issued an alert Thursday that the rig operator, Louisiana-based EnVen, had lost control of the well, allowing the flow of natural gas.
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[field_image_caption-raw] If Friedman Got "The Kerry Plan" Right—No Deal, says Senior Palestinian Official
If the details circulating in the U.S. and Israeli press over the last few days regarding the framework of the peace agreement being crafted by Secretary of State John Kerry are accurate, says at least one senior Palestinian official, the ongoing but fragile talks between the Palestinian Authority...
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[title] Chris Hayes: Follow the Sandy Relief Money
What is going on with New Jersey’s Sandy relief money? Chris Hayes examines the latest details.
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[field_image_caption-raw] State Dept. Keystone XL Report Coming... And It Looks Bad for Planet
Media reports late Thursday and early Friday, mostly fueled by anonymous statements from high-level State Department officials, suggest that the long-anticipated final environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline will be released by day's end. And it doesn't look good.
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[field_image_caption-raw] O (No) Canada!: Free Airport Wi-Fi Hacked for Mass Surveillance
Canada's most secretive intelligence agency, the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC), used the free wi-fi networks provided at one of the nation's largest airports to obtain the metadata contained in the electronic devices of passengers passing through the terminals which then...
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