News for 2014-07-04

Friday, July 4, 2014
[title] 'People's Climate March': Your Invitation to Change Everything
In September, heads of state are going to New York City for a historic summit on climate change. With our future on the line, we will take a weekend and use it to bend the course of history.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Hillary Clinton: Snowden Should Submit to US Indictments
In comments made to the Guardian newspaper on Friday, former U.S. Secretary of State and likely presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden should return home and face charges levied against him by the U.S. government. "If he wishes to return knowing he would be...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Defenders of Bees Celebrate Retreat of Corporate Pesticide Peddler
In a victory for environmental campaigners fighting to prevent the use of bee-killing pesticides, the agrochemical giant Syngenta on Friday withdrew an emergency application seeking permission to use such chemicals in the UK this planting season. As the Guardian Damian Carrington reports : Syngenta...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Supreme Court's Women in Scathing Dissent on Contraception Ruling
The US Supreme Court late Thursday handed religiously affiliated nonprofit groups a big victory in the ongoing battle between 'religious freedom' and women’s rights. The unsigned, provisional ruling exempts Wheaton College in Illinois from the Obamacare contraceptive coverage requirement if the...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Germany Detains 'Double Agent' For Spying on NSA Spy Inquiry
German news outlets on Friday are reporting that a so-called "double agent" has been detained after confessing to investigators that he was paid by U.S. agents to spy on the German parliamentary panel now investigating the extent of U.S. National Security Agency's surveillance inside the country...
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