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Headlines - January, 2011

Monday January 31, 2011

Haiti Opens Door for Return of Ex-President Aristide
Egypt Set for Mass Protest as Army Rules Out Force
Tucson Shooting: Undercover Agents Expose Loophole in US Gun Laws
Israel Urges World to Curb Criticism of Egypt's Mubarak
Cairo: Anger Starting to Focus on Israel, US
Democracy Now!’s Sharif Abdel Kouddous Live from Egypt: The Rebellion Grows Stronger
Sudan Demands End to U.S. Sanctions After Referendum
Iraq a Long Way From Stability, Report Says
EFF Uncovers Widespread FBI Intelligence Violations
'Mega Protest' Planned in Egypt

Sunday January 30, 2011

Meet the Al Jazeera Correspondents Who Are Putting American Coverage Of The Egypt Crisis To Shame
Cairo Protesters Stand Their Ground
Protesters Across US Offer Support to Egyptians
Frances Fox Piven Defies Death Threats After Taunts by Anchorman Glenn Beck
Julian Assange: 'How Do You Attack an Organization? You Attack Its Leadership'
Egypt Shuts Down Al Jazeera Bureau

Saturday January 29, 2011

How Far Will the Uprising Spread?
Saudi Arabia Slammed Protesters in Egypt as "Infiltrators"
Uncertain Fate for Egypt's US-Supplied Weapons Systems
Egyptian Police Using U.S.-Made Tear Gas Against Demonstrators

Friday January 28, 2011

Revolution Is in the Air but US Sticks to Same Old Script
Arctic Defrost Dumping Snow on U.S. and Europe
Dems, GOP Overhaul Senate Rules
WikiLeaks Cables Show Close US Relationship With Egyptian President
New Agricultural Agreement in Argentina: A Land Grabber’s 'Instruction Manual'
Sixty Raped in Attacks on Congo Villages: U.N.
The Billionaires Are Coming: Obama's Richest Enemies to Hold Summit
Brazil OKs Clearing of Amazon Forest for Controversial Belo Monte Dam
Iraq Forces on Alert After Baghdad Blasts Kill 53
Fresh Protests Erupt in Egypt

Thursday January 27, 2011

USDA to Fully Deregulate Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Alfalfa
Centrism Wins! Media Marvel at Obama's Move to the Right
123 US Lawmakers Support Polluters Over Health of Children
FBI Probes ACORN-Style “Sting” on Planned Parenthood
Financial Crisis Inquiry Panel Blames Greenspan, Wall Street, Says Crisis Was 'Avoidable'
Unmanned Plane Patrolling Stretch of Canada-U.S. Border
Thousands of Yemenis Urge President to Quit
Chemical Dispersants Used by BP Linger in Deep Sea Plume

Wednesday January 26, 2011

Protests in Cairo Forgotten by Obama
Gaza War Report Was Stalled by Palestinian Authority on US Request
Shell, Slammed Over Human Rights and Environmental Abuses, Faces Hearing Over Nigeria
Plans for NATO Withdrawal Could Be Hit by Base Construction Delays
Tunisia Calls on Interpol to Arrest Ousted President Ben Ali
Pakistan Floods Crisis Is Far From Over, Says Oxfam
Russia Ratifies US Nuclear Disarmament Treaty
How Much Do Anti-Immigration Bills Really Cost?
Mubarak Faces Historic Challenge
Obama Defends Social Security But Aligns With Wall Street on Trade

Tuesday January 25, 2011

US Child Appeals Against Being Tried for Murder as an Adult
Obama to Push Bogus ‘Competitiveness’ Theme in State of the Union Address
White House Opposes GOP Attack On Public Financing, But Obama Makes Flawed Advocate
Vermont Measure Calls for Revoking Corporate Personhood
Bush White House Broke Elections Law, Report Says
Thousands March in Egyptian Capital Calling for President’s Ouster
Climate Benefits of Natural Gas May Be Overstated
US Can’t Link Julian Assange to Bradley Manning: Report
Obama's Climate Adviser, Carol Browner, to Depart White House

Monday January 24, 2011

Papers Reveal How Palestinian Leaders Gave Up Fight Over Refugees
Deadly Blast at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport
Attorney: Manning Abuse Worsens; Two Visitors Detained at Base
Driving Straight Into Catastrophe
Palestine Papers Are Distortion of Truth, Say Palestinian Officials
Watchdog Slams UN, EU's Human Rights 'Cowardice'

Sunday January 23, 2011

The Palestine Papers: Secret Papers Reveal Slow Death of Middle East Peace Process
Fraud Plagues Global Health Fund
Provisional Results Show South Sudan Votes to Secede
Food Speculation: 'People Die from Hunger While Banks Make a Killing on Food'
Domestic Use of Aerial Drones by Law Enforcement Likely to Prompt Privacy Debate
Thousands Hold Anti-US Rally in Pakistan
Canada Limits Toxic Softeners in Plastic Baby Toys
Retired US Army Colonel Discusses Why the War in Afghanistan is Unwinnable
Ahmadinejad says Iran Open to More Nuclear Talks
'Liberation Caravan' Heads to Tunis
Israeli Exonerates Itself in Deadly Raid on Peaceful Flotilla
'Awful' Congress, Irrational US Policies Keep Shameful Gitmo Open

Saturday January 22, 2011

UK Banking Commission will Consider Breaking up Nation's Biggest Banks
Algerian Democracy Rally Broken Up
How Can We Feed the World and Still Save the Planet?
The Disappearance of Keith Olbermann
Corporate Contributions have Surged for New Republican Leaders in House
Former US Lawmaker Assisting Duvalier as Human Rights Groups Call for Prosecution
'Prince of Mercenaries' who Wreaked Havoc in Iraq Turns up in Somalia
Lawyers Condemn 'Abuse' of Suspected WikiLeaker Bradley Manning
Denied, Decieved, Delayed by BP: Gulf Residents "On Their Knees" for Recompense

Friday January 21, 2011

Tucson Teachers Fight to Overturn Ban on Mexican American Classes
Chipotle's "Integrity" Challenged Over Treatment of Workers
3 Dead, Over 50 Wounded as Tens of Thousands Protest in Albania
Why Is the Treasury Not Releasing Data on Who’s Getting Loans?
U.S. Resumes Deportations to Haiti
"Legalize Democracy!" Demand Activists Rallying Nationwide to Overturn Lawless Citizens United Ruling
Social Media and Law Enforcement: Who Gets What Data and When?
Former UK Prime Minister Blair Reveals Iraq Pledge to Bush
Former CIA “Ghost Prisoner” Abu Zubaydah Recognized as “Victim” in Polish Probe of Secret Prison
Spate of Suicide Blasts Rock Iraq

Thursday January 20, 2011

Extreme Abortion Coverage Ban Introduced
Guantanamo As Prison and Courtroom: Is a White House Policy Unraveling or Coming Together?
Arab Leaders Warn of More Revolts Amid Growing Anger
Senior Chicago Policeman Who Tortured Suspects Into Confessions Faces Up to 30 Years
What Happened to the Nice Tunisia Rumsfeld Told Us About?
Group: Supreme Court Justices ‘Participated in Political Strategy Sessions’ Before Citizens United
Gaza Flotilla Investigation 'to Absolve Israeli Troops of Blame'
2010 Matches Record for World's Hottest Year
Greybeards Urge U.S. Not to Veto U.N. Anti-Settlement Resolution

Wednesday January 19, 2011

Swiss Banker Rudolf Elmer Convicted Over WikiLeaks Publications
White House Takes Offensive Against Health Care Repeal
Big Coal's Call to Arms? Should Feds Stop West Virginia Rally from Triggering the Next Arizona?
FBI Confirms Bomb Planted at Spokane Parade; 'Falls Directly Into Realm of Domestic Terrorism'
Mohamed ElBaradei Warns of 'Tunisia-Style Explosion' in Egypt
CIA-Trained 'Terrorist' Luis Posada Carriles in US Court
DR Congo Army Commander 'Led Mass Rape'
Haiti Ex-Dictator 'Baby Doc' Charged With Corruption
Goldman Defies Public Fury With Another £10bn Bonus Payout
GOP Spending Cuts Would Affect Millions of People

Tuesday January 18, 2011

Kennedy Brother-in-Law Sargent Shriver Dies at 95
U.S. Officials Privately Say WikiLeaks Damage Limited
Massive Earthquake Shakes Pakistan: USGS
Free Press Denounces FCC Approval of Comcast-NBC Merger
Independent Journalist, Activist John Ross Dies
Obama Launches Review to Target 'Excessive' Regulations
Up to Half in U.S. Have Pre-Existing Conditions: Study
Suicide Blast at Iraq Police Center Kills 50
Ministers Quit New Tunisian Govt
Obama Administration's Revolving Door

Monday January 17, 2011

After Tucson Shootings, Ariz. Republicans Push for Guns on School Campuses
Julian Assange Vows to Reveal Tax Details of 2,000 Wealthy People
Which Side Would Martin Luther King Be On?
The Cemetery That Is Now a Mass Grave
Stuxnet Virus Attack: Russia Warns of ‘Iranian Chernobyl'
Ex-Dictator 'Baby Doc' Back in Haiti for First Time in 25 Years
Confusion, Fear and Horror in Tunisia as Old Regime's Militia Carries on the Fight

Sunday January 16, 2011

Iran to Display US Drones It Shot Down: Commander
'Domino Effect'? More Countries Recognize Independent Palestine
BP Targets One of the World's Last Unspoilt Wildernesses
Israel to OK Massive New East Jerusalem Settlement Project
Swiss Whistleblower Rudolf Elmer Plans to Hand Over Offshore Banking Secrets of the Rich and Famous to WikiLeaks

Saturday January 15, 2011

Amid WikiLeaks Storm, US Gov't Promotes Ellsberg Film
Arab Activists Hope Tunisia Events Inspire Change
Tunisia: People Power Succeeds Without Western Backing
Tunisia: The First WikiLeaks Revolution?

Friday January 14, 2011

Beyond Tucson: The Violent Rhetoric of the US Media
Political Gifts From Beyond the Grave: Dead Woman Donates Thousands of Dollars to Tea Party Express
Sick Gulf Residents Beg Officials for Help
Crisis in Tunisia Continues as President Flees, Prime Minister Ghannouchi Takes Control
Toxics Found in Pregnant U.S. Women in UCSF Study
Climate Change Could Happen Much Faster Than Previously Thought
Report: Austerity Policies Worsen Racial Economic Inequalities, Hit Blacks and Latinos Hardest

Thursday January 13, 2011

Foreclosures Exceed 1 Million Last Year, Expected to Grow in 2011
WikiLeaks Delivers Contribution to Bradley Manning Defense Fund
EPA Vetoes Largest Mountaintop Removal Permit: New Era of Civility in the Coalfields?
Hundreds Dead in Brazil Floods
Don't Tone It Down, Tone It Up: Make Debate "Worthy of Those We Have Lost"
Government Spy Infiltrated Antiwar Groups Before FBI Raids
Floodwater Threatens Overwhelming Damage to Great Barrier Reef
US Military Chief Sees More 2011 Afghan Struggles
World Hunger Best Cured by Small-Scale Agriculture: Report

Wednesday January 12, 2011

Defense Contractors Insulated from Budget Cuts
Lebanese Government Collapses
WikiLeaks Has ‘Insurance Files’ on News Corp. Chief Rupert Murdoch, Assange Claims
NOAA: 2010 Tied for Earth's Warmest Year on Record
Sarah Palin Brands Media's Attacks Over Arizona Shooting as 'Blood Libel'
As Austerity Bites Greece, Police Get More Brutal
Massive Floods in Australia: No End to Deadly Nightmare
Lax Gun Laws Prove Deadly in the U.S.
Haiti Grieves Its Quarter Million Dead

Tuesday January 11, 2011

After Arizona Shooting, Gun Control Advocates Push for New Restrictions
We Welcome Our New Plutocratic Overlords
Jared Loughner, Mental Illness and How Budget Cuts Have Slashed Behavioral Health Services in Arizona
'Before They Tighten Up the State Laws, I'm Buying More Guns'
USDA's Vilsack Seeks Compromise on Biotech Crops
WikiLeaks: Julian Assange 'Faces Execution or Guantánamo Detention'
Haiti's Cholera Outbreak Has Not Peaked: WHO
Latest Food Crisis Brewing for Months
Toxic U.S. Political Debate Shows No Sign of Abating

Monday January 10, 2011

Undercutting Biden, Administration Official Won't Say If Combat Troops Will Be Out Of Afghanistan By 2014
Republican Tom DeLay Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
In WikiLeaks Fight, U.S. Journalists Take a Pass
Israel Defiant in Face of US Criticism
Now Arizona Wants to Allow Concealed Guns on Campuses
Conservative Pundit Says Criticism of Palin Like 'McCarthyism'
BP Shuts Alaska Pipeline After Leak
Military Town Residents Take Ottawa to Court in $200 Million Suit
Guantanamo Still Open as 9th Anniversary Looms

Sunday January 9, 2011

US Will Respond to Chinese Military Build-Up
Canadian Study Sees Global Warming for Centuries
Palin Put a Gun Target on Giffords' District; Now a Colleague Says: 'Palin Needs to Look at Her Own Behavior'
Algeria Vows to Punish Protesters

Saturday January 8, 2011

Report: Tea Party Gifford's Enemy, Father Says
Chile Recognizes Palestinian State
Arizona Rep. Giffords Shot At Public Event In Tucson
Healthy Village Model Improves Community Health and Builds Local Green Economy
WikiLeaks Demands Google and Facebook Unseal US Subpoenas

Friday January 7, 2011

‘Don’t Repeal Health Law – Go Beyond it to Single-Payer Medicare for All’: Doctors' Group
Center Moves to the Center, Courting the Middle
Unlikely Coalition Pushes Back Against Arizona-Style Immigration Legislation in Texas
Thousands Head South for Sudan Vote
Germany Shuts Nearly 5000 Farms in Dioxin Scare as Officials Probe 'Illegal Activity'
Republicans Attempt to Stifle Action on Climate Change
Critics Say US Airport Scanners 'Erode Rights'

Thursday January 6, 2011

U.S. Healthcare Law Repeal Hurts Deficits - Source
Leaving the People Out of the Debate
"A Real Mistake": Progressives on Obama's Choice of Chief of Staff
Bottled Water Labels Lack Key Data, Group Says
The Coming Hunger: Record Food Prices Put World 'in Danger', Says UN
GOP State Legislators Aim to Redefine Citizenship
Haiti One Year On: Suffering, Lost Opportunities and Political Paralysis
Will the New Assaults on Public Employee Unions Undermine All Workers?

Wednesday January 5, 2011

Oil Rig Blowout Stemmed From Systemic Management Problems, Oil Spill Commission Says
Census: Number of Poor May Be Millions Higher
Crabs, Birds, Fish: No End to Mysterious Animal Deaths
Medical Neglect Stalks Georgia Prisons
Great Barrier Reef Under Threat From Floods
World Food Prices Enter 'Danger Territory' to Reach Record High
U.N. Chief Leaves Women Out of Year-End Summing Up
WikiLeaks: Israel Aimed to Keep Gaza Economy on Brink of Collapse
US Urges Action to Prevent Insider Leaks

Tuesday January 4, 2011

Dems Accuse GOP Of 'Enron-Type Accounting' And Assaults On CBO
Greenwash: Walmart's "Love, Earth" Jewelry Line Doesn't Live Up to Green Promises
Bees in Freefall as Study Shows Sharp US Decline
Rep. Issa to Big Business: What Regulations Should GOP Fight?
Most Americans Say Tax Rich to Balance Budget: Poll
How Republicans and Tea Party Will Use Congress to Bash Barack Obama
Israel Preparing for 'Large Scale War': Cable
Greece Defends 'Anti-Migrant' Fence
US to Deploy Gorgon Stare Drone
The State of Native America: Very Unemployed and Mostly Ignored
US-Japan Discussed 'Action' Against Anti-Whalers
Tax on Carbon: The Only Way to Save Our Planet?
Thousands Pay Tribute to Judy Bonds: She Has Been to the Mountaintop, and Now We Must Fight Harder to Save It

Monday January 3, 2011

Administration Prepares to Defy Efforts to Limit Obama’s Options for Guantanamo
WikiLeaks: US Targets EU Over GM Crops
Senators Supporting Ethanol Subsidies Reap Riches From Corn Interests
How Afghanistan Became a War for NATO
Sen. Lindsey Graham Calls for Permanent US Military Presence in Afghanistan
No 'Deepwater Horizon' Lessons Learned, UK Gives Backing to Deep Water Drilling
Afghan Violence in 2010 Kills Thousands: Government
Protester Death Shows IDF May Be Using Most Dangerous Type of Tear Gas

Sunday January 2, 2011

WikiLeaks: U.S. Diplomats Acted As Boeing Salespeople
Suicide by Pesticide: India's Hidden Climate Change Catastrophe
Gazan Youth Issue Manifesto to Vent Their Anger with All Sides in the Conflict
Dilma Roussef, Brazil's First Female President, Vows War on Poverty
Iran Shoots Down Two 'Western Spy' Drones

Saturday January 1, 2011

Activists Clash with Japan Whalers in Southern Ocean
US Drone Attacks Kills Eighteen in Pakistan
Billy Bragg: Are You Ready for the Revolution?
 

January 2011