All News Articles for 2014-10-29

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Canadian National Security Bill May Curtail Civil Liberties, Watchdogs Warn
'We must uphold these fundamental rights that lie at the heart of Canada’s democracy,' privacy commissioners say
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Chemical Leak at Illinois Uranium Plant Prompts Nuclear Regulatory Agency Investigation
Union representing plant workers fears hazardous cloud may have been released
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Maine Nurse Vows to Fight 'Unjust' Ebola Quarantine
Isolation 'is not scientifically or constitutionally just,' says Kaci Hickox
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In Record 'Dark Money' Election, Chamber of Commerce Top Shadowy Spender: Report
'When large corporations decide they want to get their own candidates into office but they don’t want to be seen doing it, they call the U.S. Chamber.'
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Tar Sands Resistance Blowing Huge Hole in Oil Industry's Bottom Line: Report
'Business as usual for Big Oil—particularly in the tar sands—is over.'
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Ferguson Protesters Turn to UN for Human Rights Protections
'The goal is not only to achieve justice in Ferguson, but to unite governments around the world against the human rights violations that result from racial profiling and police violence.'
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Indigenous Groups Occupy Airport Near Amazon Oil Reserves
'Without a satisfactory response to the interests of the Amazon Indians, the measures [of force] will get more radical,' community leader Hugo Perez Petza said
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UN States to US: End Cuba Embargo
For 23rd consecutive year, General Assembly condemns U.S. trade prohibition on Cuba
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British Spy Agency: We Don't Need Warrant for Americans' Data. We Have 'Arrangements'
Practices revealed by human rights organizations show how GCHQ gets warrantless access to NSA data
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Local GMO Fights Smash Records as Monsanto's Millions Bankroll Opposition
Citizen-led initiatives to regulate GMOs in Hawaii, Oregon and Colorado face deep pockets of outside industry groups
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Media Outlets 'Outraged' After FBI Caught Falsifying AP Story to Target Suspect
'This ploy violated AP’s name and undermined AP’s credibility.'
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Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorism: The Word That Fuels Endless War
Journalist Glenn Greenwald explains the importance of challenging how this powerful word is used by those who always say only describes the violence of others and never their own.
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"Chickenshit": Public Feud Erupts Between Named (and Unnamed) US-Israeli Officials
Reporting by The Atlantic 's Jeffery Goldberg published late Tuesday, in which he offers anonymity to a "senior Obama administration official" who called Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "a chickenshit," has set off a public relations firestorm in both Tel Aviv and Washington, DC. Goldberg...
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