All News Articles for 2014-10-02

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Will Haiti Cholera Victims See UN in Court?
Oral argument granted in case seeking compensation for the deadly outbreak brought by UN troops
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US Needs Nuclear Weapons to Stop Asteroid From Hitting Earth: Report
GAO report on National Nuclear Security Administration says some weapons being kept "for planetary defense."
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The Gravity of Climate Change: How Melting Ice Affects Planetary Pull
Gravitational shifts indicate "melting ice is fundamentally changing parts of the planet"
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Global Inequality Reaches Levels Not Seen in Nearly 200 Years
Growing wealth gap "one of the most significant—and worrying—features of the development of the world economy" since early-19th century, OECD says
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Analysts Sound Alarm on 'Myth' of Moderate Syrian Rebels
US reliance on 'fantasy' of moderate forces in Syria exposes misguided strategy of expanding war, warn experts.
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Victory for Clean Water, Blow to Mountaintop Removal in West Virginia
Federal judge upholds EPA's veto of immense coal mine
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Grand Jury in Ferguson Shooting Investigated for Misconduct
Unconfirmed confidential information from the hearings emerges on Twitter as activists call for new jury, prosecutor
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Hong Kong Tensions Spike as China Issues Ominous Warnings
Police warn of "serious consequences" if demonstrators occupy government buildings
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If Hong Kong Can Have a Pro-Democracy Movement... Why Can't the United States?
Why haven't American voters recognized how much they have in common with the tens of thousands of Hong Kong citizens who are now battling a false democratic system?
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Victory for Voters as Court Rules Against North Carolina Restrictions
Civil liberty groups and voting rights advocates celebrated the ruling on Wednesday, though Supreme Court may ultimately decide fate of numerous state voting laws
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