All News Articles for 2014-11-24

Monday, November 24, 2014
Global Survey: Internet Access Should Be a Human Right
Without Internet accessibility for all, 'world's full potential for prosperity and innovation' will be stifled, think tank says
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Hunger Striking Eco-Activist 'Prepared to Die' for His Cause
Trinidadian Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh says protest is a 'form of peaceful social war' against government development plans
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Moms, Farmers Head to Court to Keep Maui from Becoming 'Poisoned Paradise'
Since Maui County won’t defend the new GMO ban, lawyers say 'we’ll have to do its job and make the arguments in court'
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In 'Targeted' US Drone Strikes, Vast Majority Killed Are Those Not Targeted: Study
According to report from Reprieve, up to 1,147 unnamed people have been killed in pursuit of 41 men on the US Kill List
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Planet Already on 'Unavoidable Course to Warming': World Bank Report
Findings of new report are 'alarming,' global body states
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Ferguson Grand Jury Will Not Indict Darren Wilson
Grand jury has decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown
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Senate Torture Investigation Fails to Interview Key Torture Victims
Attorneys for detainees say that the U.S. government has 'no desire to credibly investigate or in any other way hold accountable' those who approved or conducted torture
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Demanding Justice for Rape and Bullying, Oklahoma High School Students Stage Walk Out
Students in Oklahoma protest high school's handling of three rape cases
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To End Hunger, Empower Women: Study
'We must not tolerate discrimination against women and instead, demand a comprehensive approach to women’s empowerment that includes applying a gender lens to all programs and policies.'
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Chuck Hagel Resigns as Secretary of Defense
Departure of Pentagon chief comes amid ongoing wars in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan
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'Dropping Pretense of Democracy,' Israel Advances Bill for Jewish Nation-State
Critics warn legislation advanced by Cabinet further institutionalizes discrimination against Palestinian Israelis
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Vienna Talks Fail to Reach Agreement on Iran Nuclear Program
Monday's self-imposed deadline fails to force deal on sanctions relief and nuclear monitoring, but diplomats reportedly ready to try again in December
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Dispatch from Syria: US Bombing Campaign Driving Wave of ISIS Support
'Fighters from the Free Syrian Army and several Islamic military groups say Isis is gaining allies or truces due to US bombings,' reporting reveals
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