All News Articles for 2015-03-16

Monday, March 16, 2015
On 12th Anniversary of Rachel Corrie's Death, Renewed Calls for Justice
Corrie family demands US lawmakers 'address their responsibility to all civilians whose lives are cut short by military actions supported with U.S. taxpayer funding.'
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On Eve of Election, Netanyahu Promises No Palestinian State If Re-Elected
Under political pressure, Israeli prime minister admitted publicly what has long been evidenced by behavior
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Putin Was Ready To Go Nuclear Over Crimea, Documentary Reveals
Russian president makes comments in film commemorating annexation of Crimea
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Still Leading Pack, US Arms Exporters Extract Increasing Profits From Foreign Conflict Zones
New study finds US is top driving global uptick in arms transfers
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Petraeus Plea Deal a 'Profound Double Standard,' Says Whistleblower's Lawyer
Attorney for jailed government contractor calls for his immediate release
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With Greek Revolt As Model, Austerity Opponents Mobilize in Europe
Ahead of banking summit, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tells Greek citizens there will be no return to austerity
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US Oil Pipeline Industry Quietly Building Network That 'Dwarfs Keystone'
While the domestic oil pipeline network is rapidly expanding, so too are concerns about safety
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Guardian Publicly Challenges World's Largest Foundations to Divest
Fossil fuel divestment campaign calls on Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust to remove combined $70 billion from threatening industries
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Officials Blame Climate Change for 'Worse Than Worst Case Scenario' in Vanuatu
'For leaders of low-lying island atolls, the hazards of global warming...is a catastrophe that impinges on our rights—and our survival,' says Pacific Island leader
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From DOE to CEO: Revolving Door Spins in Washington as Top Official Hired by Nuclear Company
Watchdogs raise ethics concerns as Dan Poneman takes helm of company that benefited significantly from lucrative government deals on his watch
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The Sting: How the FBI Created a Terrorist
'If Osmakac was a terrorist, he was only one in his troubled mind and in the minds of ambitious federal agents.'
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ACLU Targets Obama with New Lawsuit Over Drone Wars, 'Kill List'
'Public should know who the government is killing, and why it’s killing them,' says legal director Jameel Jaffer
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