All News Articles for 2014-10-08

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Widely Used Pesticides Pose Bigger Threat Than DDT: Watchdog
New report by Environmental Commissioner of Ontario says 'swift action needed to avert crisis'
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New "Environmental Sheriff" Says Canada Failing Climate Commitments
Internal government report critiques Stephen Harper government for lack of oil industry oversight
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As US Ebola Patient Dies, Another Potential Case Emerges
Texas hospital falls under criticism after initially turning Ebola patient away
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Students Walk Out After Attack on 'Union that Defends Public Education'
Philadelphia student action comes after teachers' union contract is canceled
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China Overtakes US as World's Single Largest Economy
'The days when the IMF, World Bank, and U.S. Treasury could essentially dictate international finances and intimidate or crush opponents ... are drawing to a close.'
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Privacy, Free Speech on the Line as Court Considers FBI's Warrantless Surveillance Program
Civil liberties group to argue that Bureau's National Security Letters (NSL) violate First Amendment rights
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Fiery Derailment Puts Spotlight on Hazardous Train Shipments
"We know trains will continue to derail and we know we still stand unprotected from these types of dangerous accidents," scientist warns
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Siding With 'Those Who Defend Mother Earth,' Chile's Top Court Halts Mine
New consultation with indigenous community must take place, court finds
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Regulators Shut Down Toxic Fracking Sand Mine They Say Was 'Running Wild'
The incident illustrates lack of local oversight at the beginning of shale gas extraction cycle
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Amid Soaring Profits, Walmart to Cut Off 30,000 Workers From Health Insurance
Largest private employer in U.S. announces elimination of insurance for part-time workers and across-the-board hikes in premium costs
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Fight for Kobani Reveals Boiling Cauldron of Regional Tensions
As the US continues to target ISIS positions with aerial bombardments, clashes overnight in cities across Turkey left at least a dozen people dead
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Climate Change to Bring Dramatic Surge in East Coast Floods, Scientists Warn
A study from the Union of Concerned Scientists reveals that floods are slated to drastically increase in just 15 years
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Clashes Erupt at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem
Dozens reportedly injured in violent scuffle between police and Palestinian worshipers
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