All News Articles for 2014-09-25

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Obama Creates World's Largest Marine Reserve
Announcement to vastly expand Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument lauded, while seismic blasts await marine life off U.S. East Coast
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With No Freedom in Sight, Illegally Jailed Inmates in Mississippi Demand Answers
People jailed in Scott County often find themselves waiting years for trial—or even charges
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Rouhani: Western Intervention 'Put Blades in the Hands' of ISIS Extremists
Iran's president tells UN General Assembly that US invasions and 'certain intelligence agencies' gave rise to militants that 'now spare no one' in Iraq and Syria
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Muslims and Scholars Condemn ISIS for Betraying Religion of 'Mercy' and 'Compassion'
Muslim leaders release letter debunking 'the falsehood that ISIS in any way represents Islamic beliefs or practices'
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US to Pay Navajo Nation Over $550 Million in Landmark Settlement
Settlement ends suit brought forth by tribe charging that federal government had mismanaged its trust resources in a way that did not maximize profits
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Well head after all the hydraulic fracturing equipment has been taken off location. (Photo: Joshua Doubek/CC) Study: Natural Gas Expansion Will Raise Emissions, Worsen Climate
Increased reliance on so-called 'bridge fuel' will worsen climate crisis by delaying shift to carbon-free renewable energy, research warns
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'Ebola Is Winning': Sierra Leone Quarantines 1.2 Million People
As United Nations leaders prepare for Ebola talks, countries plagued by the disease make desperate moves
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Attorney General Eric Holder to Resign
One of the longest-serving AG's to ever hold the position, Holder was the first African-American to be the nation's top law enforcement official
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Broken Dreams: Amidst Economic Insecurity, Americans Can't Get Ahead
Survey finds lost faith in the American Dream
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Civilian Deaths Mount as US Bombing of Syria Expands
'We will pay with our blood,' says Abu Ibrahim, who fled his city of Raqqa ahead of US bombing. 'In big wars, the civilian will pay.'
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Climate-Smart Agriculture is Corporate Green-Washing, Warn NGOs
UNITED NATIONS - On the sidelines of the U.N.’s heavily hyped Climate Summit, the newly-launched Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture announced plans to protect some 500 million farmers worldwide from climate change and “help achieve sustainable and equitable increases in agricultural...
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Despite Video Evidence, Grand Jury Refuses to Indict on Ohio Walmart Killing
Despite store surveillance footage that showed a young black man, John Crawford III, casually talking on his cell phone and clearly not threatening other shoppers in an Ohio Walmart store when he was shot and killed, a grand jury on Wednesday announced it would not indict the police officer, Sean...
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