All News Articles for 2014-07-24

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Notorious 'Neonics' Pervasive in Midwest Waters: Study
Researchers from the USGS found the insecticides in waterways of nation's corn, soy region.
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Over 50 Israeli Reservists Declare 'We Refuse to Serve'
Joint letter comes as Palestinian death toll in Gaza nears 800 and UN official warns of possible human rights violations and war crimes
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Hospital, UN Shelter Struck in Gaza as 'Massacre' of Civilians Continues
Overall death toll rises beyond 750 people a day after UN Human Rights council approves investigation into possible war crimes
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A protest in London against the TTIP. (Photo: flickr/cc/World Development Movement) Leaked Trade Deal Chapter Reveals Corporate-Friendly Subversion of Public Health, Food Safety
'Full disclosure' necessary for non-corporate public to influence contents of secretive TTIP agreement, analysis concludes
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Canadian Group Delivering Water to Detroit to Protest Shutoffs
Council of Canadians joins movement against city-wide water war
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EU Court: Poland Enabled CIA Torture
"This ruling is of landmark significance for ending impunity" for rendition.
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US Stands Alone in Vote Against UN Inquiry Into Gaza Assault
Resolution passes, despite US opposition, as body approves official inquiry into "all violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law"
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Weak Oil-Train Regulations Don't Go Nearly Far Enough, Experts Warn
Proposed rules prioritize industry over community and environmental safety
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Forest Rights Offer Major Opportunity to Counter Climate Change
New analysis suggests that in areas formally overseen by local communities, deforestation rates are dozens to hundreds of times lower than in areas overseen by governments or private entities
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Algerian Airliner Has Crashed in West Africa: Official
Air Algérie flight AH5017, with an estimated 110 passengers and six crew members on board, fell off the radar early on Thursday
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Arizona Execution Takes Two Hours as Man 'Snorts, Gulps for Air'
ACLU calls it "cruel and unusual" as convicted killer James Woods lived for 117 minutes after an experimental cocktail of lethal drugs was administered by the state
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