News for 2014-04-26

Saturday, April 26, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] In Nation's Capital, It's Native Americans and Ranchers vs. KXL 'Death Warrant'
Native American tribes, farmers and ranchers, and thousands of their allies flooded the National Mall Saturday with a ceremonial procession calling for President Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. In the biggest mobilization yet of a five-day protest encampment,...
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[field_image_caption-raw] In One City, Columbus Day Now 'Indigenous Peoples Day'
The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to recognize Columbus Day as "Indigenous Peoples Day" after years of organizing by indigenous activists. Hundreds of Native Americans filled the Minneapolis City Hall for Friday’s vote, Native News Online reports . "City of Minneapolis recognizes the...
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[field_image_caption-raw] As Tensions Boil, G7 Throws Fresh Sanctions at Russia
Group of Seven nations on Saturday vowed to impose 'swift' new sanctions on Russia due to the country's alleged backing of separatists in eastern Ukraine—ratcheting up tensions and drawing more countries into the war of rhetoric. The announcement by the G7—which represents some of the world's...
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