All News Articles for 2014-08-27

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Federal Protection Sought for Iconic Pollinators 'In Deadly Free Fall'
Groups urge Endangered Species Act protection for monarchs suffering from assualt as a result of genetically engineered crops dominating Corn Belt
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Burger King 'Inversion' Allows It to Profit Off Public, Dodge Taxes, say Critics
Fast food giant to acquire Tim Hortons, reap benefits of tax loophole
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Libya in Chaos: Vijay Prashad on Bloody Legacy of US Intervention (VIDEO)
Libya is facing its most severe surge in violence and conflict since Muammar Gaddafi was swept from office in 2011 with the support of U.S. air strikes. Meanwhile, U.S. officials have publicly condemned Egypt and the United Arab Emirates for launching air strikes against armed Islamist groups in...
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Ceasefire Ends Bombing of Gaza, But Lasting Peace Has Larger Demands
Oxfam report calls for Israel to 'permanently lift its restrictions on Palestinian development and allow freedom of movement'
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Eastward NATO Marches as Ukraine Accuses Russia of 'Invasion'
Claims of Russian incursion come one day after high-levels talks in Belarus fail to offer breakthrough and NATO chief says plans are underway to expand its military footprint to counter Moscow
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When It Comes to War in Iraq and Syria, Senate Dems Prefer No Congressional Vote
Speaking anonymously to The Hill , Senate Democrats' aides blast Senator Tim Kaine (D-Va.) for demanding congressional vote on expanding U.S. military operations against ISIS.
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Brazil Socialist Presidential Nominee Marina Silva Spikes in Polls
Former environment minister leading challenger for Brazilian presidency
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Despite Calls for Humanity, Detroit Resumes Water Shutoffs
Citizen advocates warn that the "whole world is watching" as city cuts off water to thousands of most impoverished residents
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'Severe... Pervasive... Irreversible": IPCC's Devastating Climate Change Conclusions
A draft of the UN panel's synthesis report on the global scientific community's assessment of human-caused global warming offers the starkest and most strongly-worded warning yet of the dangers ahead
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