All News Articles for 2014-07-23

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Source Leaks Secret Guidelines for US Government "Watchlist"
Reporting by The Intercept reveals that individuals placed on government "watchlist" based on "reasonable suspicion"
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Screengrab from video showing NYPD putting Eric Garner in a chokehold Scrutiny Over NYPD Tactics After Chokehold Death of Unarmed Man
NYPD officers "retraining" after police chokehold leads to death of unarmed man Eric Garner.
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'New Gold Rush' for Riches Takes Aim at Deep Ocean
Intergovernmental body gives OK to seven new exploratory permits to hunt for deep sea minerals.
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US Leads World in Climate Change Denial
UK study shows US to be least concerned about global warming
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Pennsylvania Fracking Regulators 'Woefully' Unprepared, Says State Audit
Environmental group: “The auditor general has confirmed what Pennsylvania residents have long been experiencing: The impacts of gas development are real, intense, and not being addressed.”
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Industry Pushes EPA to Roll Back Power Plant Regulations
Environmental experts warn that the proposed limits already do not go far enough
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 Image: Mashable composite. Getty Creative, , neyro2008 Apple Denies It Built NSA a Backdoor for 600 Million Devices
Access points 'may have been used' by NSA, researcher suggests, though maker of computer giant adamantly denies working 'with any government agency' while creating any product or service
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Violence and Political Upheaval Plunge Iraq Deeper into Chaos
Presidential vote delayed as airstrikes and bombings continue
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CDC Head: Age of Antibiotic Resistance Is Nigh
"Antimicrobial resistance is a big problem and it's getting worse," said Dr. Tom Frieden.
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UN Human Rights Chief: Israel Assault on Gaza Resembles 'War Crimes'
OHCHR estimates that among nearly 700 Palestinians killed more than two-thirds are civilians, including nearly 150 children
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Gaza Under Fire – a Humanitarian Disaster
GAZA CITY - As a result of over two weeks of Israeli bombardment, thousands of Palestinian civilians have fled their homes in the north of Gaza and sought refuge in schools run by the UNRWA, the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees. Among the worst affected are Gazan children who have been forced...
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Airliner Shot Down 'By Mistake' say US Officials
US intelligence officials back theory that Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was likely shot down by ill-equipped rebels, but evidence shows no direct involvement by Russia
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