News for 2014-04-11

Friday, April 11, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] Findings That Fracking Causing Quaking Leads to Drilling Shutdown in Ohio
Responding to geologists who claim they have made direct links between fracking operations and seismic activity in the state, Ohio regulators on Friday pulled permits for at least one drilling operation. According to the Associated Press : State Oil & Gas Chief Rick Simmers told The Associated...
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[field_image_caption-raw] General Strike Grips Argentina
A 24-hour general strike gripped Argentina on Thursday, bringing many public services to a halt.
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[field_image_caption-raw] War on Terror's Trickle Down Effect: The FBI's Military Evolution Exposed
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[field_image_caption-raw] Leaked Report: CIA Lied, Lied, Lied to Conceal 'Brutal' Torture
Key findings of a still-classified Senate Intelligence Committee investigative report reveal that the CIA lied to lawmakers, the media, and the U.S. public about widespread torture as it concealed the brutality of its interrogation methods and the number of people subjected to them.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 21st Century's First Decade Saw Doubling of Greenhouse Gas Emissions: IPCC
Greenhouse gas emissions grew in the first decade of the 21st century at a rate almost double that of the previous 30 years, despite the 2008 economic downturn, a leaked portion of the UN's International Panel on Climate Change's latest research reveals.
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[field_image_caption-raw] US Lacks Accurate Drone Civilian Casualty Data, says Military Analyst
The US should gather accurate figures of civilians killed in its drone strikes and subject them to Congressional oversight, a leading US military analyst has said.
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[title] 'Off With His Head:' Court Upholds Obama's Power to Kill
Michael Ratner: There have been no criminal prosecutions for illegal actions committed by the U.S. in the name of national security since September 11, 2001.
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[field_image_caption-raw] UN Security Council Approves Peace-Keeping Force for Central African Republic
UNITED NATIONS - Amid alarming reports of ethnic cleansing in the Central African Republic, the U.N.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Shoe-Thrower Targets Hillary Clinton in Vegas
Former US Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was forced to dodge a shoe thrown at her from the audience while she gave a speech in Las Vegas on Thursday.
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[field_image_caption-raw] GOP Passes Budget for 1%, But Progressive Vision Shines
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