All News Articles for 2014-11-07

Friday, November 7, 2014
How Much Pesticide Residue on Your Produce? FDA Doesn't Know
New GAO report reveals FDA doing scant testing for pesticides
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'Hugely Sinister': UK Intel Agencies Spied on Lawyers, Clients in Torture Cases
GCHQ and MI-5 staff 'rigged the game' in torture cases against government by intercepting legally privileged information, legal charity says
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Global Meat Corporations Push for Sweetheart Trade Deal
'TPP countries are already important export markets for the U.S. meat industry, but the industry believes that a new trade agreement would put those exports into overdrive,' report says
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Obama OKs 1,500 More Troops to Iraq
Developing ... President Obama authorized on Friday an additional 1,500 troops to be sent to Iraq, the Associated Press and CNN are reporting. The additional forces, which would bring the number of U.S. troops there to roughly 3,000, would carry out advising and training of Iraqi security forces, U...
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Supreme Court Agrees to Take Up Potentially Crushing Obamacare Challenge
Challenge to the sweeping legislation that overhauled many aspects of the for-profit U.S. healthcare system is directed at whether or not federal subsidies designed to make now-mandated private insurance policies more affordable
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New Bhopal Film Spotlights Corporate Justice Dodger
'This was not an unavoidable accident,' says Martin Sheen
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Critics Slam US Military's 'Disturbing' Praise for Israel's Gaza Offensive
'It is very disturbing and shameful that U.S. military commanders believe that what Israel did in Gaza is something to be applauded,' says Ramah Kudaimi of US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation
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Week of Anti-Fracking Action Culminates with Blockade, Arrests Outside Federal Building
Environmental activists blockade entrance to federal building in D.C. to fight fracking plans
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Colorado Students Employ Civil Disobedience School Board Sought to Censor
'Do not pretend that patriotism is turning a blind eye and a passive mind to the changing world around us,' student organizer says
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US Military Failing to Treat, Or Even Track, Exposure to Chemical Weapons
NYT report reveals that, in addition to Iraqi and Iranian civilians, U.S. service members have likely been placed in harm's way with little recourse
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Kiev Accusations That Russian Tanks Have Crossed Border Spark New Worries of 'All-Out Fighting'
No evidence was presented to substantiate the claims, tensions are soaring in eastern region following recent elections and growing violence
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Fresh Outrage as FBI Admits to Impersonating AP Reporter
Major media organizations say Bureau's action 'endangers the media’s credibility and creates the appearance that it is not independent of the government'
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US Supreme Court Next Stop After Four State Marriage Bans Upheld?
Legal challenges to discriminatory laws which refuse same-sex couples the right to marry were rejected by a federal court on Thursday, meaning such restrictions in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee will likely remain in place until the U.S. Supreme Court takes on the cases. The ruling by the...
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