All News Articles for 2015-01-27

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Amid White House Push for Fast Track, Digital Rights Groups Mount Call for Opposition
Groups urge Sen. Wyden to stand up for transparency, say trade deals threaten Internet users' rights
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Yanis Varoufakis – Who Called Austerity "Fiscal Waterboarding" – Appointed Greek Finance Minister
Greece's new economic chapter begins as unrepetent bailout critic takes helm ahead of promised bailout re-negotiations–
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Canada Faces Dual Challenges On Solitary Confinement
'The link between torture, cruel treatment and solitary confinement is too important for Canadians to remain silent.'
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US Drone Kills Sixth Grade Boy in Yemen, says Human Rights Group
Mohammed Saleh Qayed Taeiman, described as 'a normal kid,' killed four years after father and brother were both killed in 2011 drone strike
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Buyers Beware: New Grocery Merger Creates Mammoth That Puts 'Stranglehold on Consumers'
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Tuesday it has approved the $9.2 billion merger of Safeway Inc. and Albertsons
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US Engaged in Massive Car Spying Program
Documents obtained by ACLU reveal vast expansion of DEA's license plate reader database
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NSA Began Warrantless Surveillance Without Congressional Approval
Newly declassified documents show intelligence agency spied on emails, phone calls before passage of surveillance act
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The Oligarch Party: Koch Bros Vow Nearly $1 Billion for 2016 Elections
The Koch Brothers announced the historic budget to donors and elected officials at an annual winter meeting
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Scientists Are Clear: Big Winter Storms Influenced by Warming Planet
Warmer oceans and atmosphere likely contributing to the two to three feet of snowfall expected to blanket much of the Northeast
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Obama Proposal to Open Atlantic Waters to Oil and Gas Drilling Slammed As 'Horrible'
'Despite the continued rhetoric by the president, his administration continues to push us in the wrong direction of climate change.'
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Guilty Verdict for CIA Agent Called 'New Low' in War on Whistleblowers
As case grounded 'largely on circumstantial evidence' results in guilty verdict, advocates for Jeffrey Sterling say government has gone too far
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