News for 2014-04-07

Monday, April 7, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] Sergei Lavrov: 'It Is Not Russia Destabilizing Ukraine'
Following a day in which uprisings in the east of Ukraine were consistently blamed on Russian interference by both leaders of the new government in Kiev and the White House, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov took to the world media to deliver a message: 'It is not forces in Mos
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[field_image_caption-raw] #FreeAJStaff: 'Global Day of Action' Held for Jailed Journalists
People around the world took time out of their day on Monday to show support once again for four Al Jazeera journalists who have now been detained in Egypt for over 100 days.
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[title] Sy Hersh Reveals Potential Turkish Role in Syria Chemical Strike That Almost Sparked U.S. Bombing
Was Turkey behind last year’s Syrian chemical weapons attack? That is the question raised in a new exposé by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh on the intelligence debate over the deaths of hundreds of Syrians in Ghouta last year.
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[field_image_caption-raw] CNN and Fox Can't Keep Their Climate Facts Straight: Study
Though numerous media surveys and studies have shown that mainstream news outlets have consistently ignored or underreported the crisis of climate change over the last two decades, a new analysis released Monday shows that even when the top cable news channels do cover the issue, they consistently...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Rejecting Tar Sands Key Step in 'Decarbonizing' World's Energy Economy
Over one hundred concerned scientists and economists urged President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to say no to the Keystone XL pipeline in a letter sent to the White House and State Department on Monday.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Snowden, Poitras to Receive 'Truth-Telling' Honor
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden and one of the journalists who helped catapult his message into the mainstream press, Laura Poitras, were named recipients of The Nation Institute's 2014 Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling on Monday.
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[field_image_caption-raw] #NotaBugSplat: Artists Use Enormous Portrait to Humanize Victims of US Drones
In an attempt to humanize the many hundreds of innocent people killed by U.S.
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[title] Immigrant Advocates and Families Tell President Obama 'Not One More'
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[field_image_caption-raw] Dear Humanity, Time Is Running Out
https://www.commondreams.org/sites/commondreams.org/files/imce-images/dr..." style="width: 540px; height: 339px;" title="Avoiding dangerous climate change will require not just rapid reductions in fossil fuel use but also a revolution in the structures of our economies and societies, according to a...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Ukraine Boils as Eastern Cities Rise Up Against Kiev Authority
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