All News Articles for 2015-01-28

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
South Carolina City's Water Privatization Proposal Threatens Public Control
Organizer says plan could worsen services, increase rates
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Race, Domestic Abuse and a Warning Shot: Marissa Alexander Released From Prison, But Still Not Free
Case illuminates 'many ills in our justice system,' activist says
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Amid Gas Drilling Boom, Investigators Warn of Systemic Pipeline Safety Hazards
Accidents involving 'high consequence area pipelines,' where people or buildings are more likely to be impacted, have increased in recent years
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Targeting of Homes an 'Appalling Hallmark' of Israel's Summer Attack on Gaza
New report from Israeli human rights group finds the deadly attacks had official backing
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In Torture Report Face-Off, ACLU Fights GOP Repo Man
If the White House gives in to Sen. Richard Burr's demands, civil rights group says it 'faces the real threat of never securing the release of a document to which it is entitled by law'
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Could Drilling Moratorium be 'Nail in Coffin' for Fracking in Scotland?
Energy Minister announces halt on new drilling permits until complete examination of health and environmental is done
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Five Decades After Civil Rights Arrests, Friendship Nine Convictions Thrown Out
'We cannot rewrite history, but we can right history,' Judge Mark Hayes said before signing the order that vacated the trespassing convictions
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Obama Cements Ties With New Saudi King, Who's Already Overseen Four Beheadings
Critics slam U.S. for silence on human rights abuses of unelected House of Saud
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In Response To Attacks, Sweeping Data Collection To Be Proposed for EU Airports
Of the proposal's alleged privacy protections, civil liberties advocate says: 'It is a joke. They are not safeguards.'
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'Capitalism vs. Nature': Dominican Republic Activists Fight to Save Mountain from Mining
Loma Miranda residents have set up camp on mountain grounds to protect it from government exploitation
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Revealed: Canadian Spy Program Illustrates "Giant X-Ray Machine Over All Our Digital Lives"
Latest revelation from Snowden archive shows CSE has been monitoring, analyzing, and tracking millions of people who utilize popular file-sharing websites
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Georgia Execution of Intellectually Disabled Man Slammed As 'Moral Stain'
Warren Hill was killed Tuesday after the state carried out a four year fight to put him to death, despite constitutional and ethical objections
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Ushered by US Intervention, Chaos in Yemen Threatens Wider War
Yemen in danger of splitting into two – again
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