All News Articles for 2015-04-09

Thursday, April 9, 2015
After Lecture on Proper 'Administrative Channels,' 19 Yale Students Arrested for Fossil Fuel Divestment Sit-In
'Yale would rather arrest its students than re-engage in the conversation'
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With Sit-Ins Around Country, Students Escalate 'Divestment Spring'
At campuses across U.S., students are posing a crucial question to the public and their institutions' leadership: 'Whose side are you on?'
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Iranian Official Slams Global Powers for Hypocrisy on Nuclear Arsenals
Iran's deputy ambassador to the United Nations criticized the US, China, France, Russia, and the UK for breaking their commitments in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
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Baltimore Police Used 'Stingray' Spy Device Thousands of Times Since 2007
Document reveals how FBI/police department agreement forces secrecy regarding device's use
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Citing Moral and Legal Void, Rights Groups Demand Preemptive Ban on 'Killer Robots'
Fully autonomous weapons could allow manufacturers, military to escape liability for wrongful deaths
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As Oil Money Flowed, Clinton Turned Back on Rights Abuses in Colombia: Report
'This much is clear: After millions of dollars were pledged by the oil company to the Clinton Foundation, Secretary Clinton abruptly changed her position on the controversial U.S.-Colombia trade pact.'
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Latest State-Level Attack on Reproductive Rights Takes Aim at Safe Medical Procedure
Oklahoma most recent state to move forward controversial ban on widely accepted process used during second trimester abortions
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Bystander Who Filmed Horrifying Footage: 'Officer Just Shot Him in the Back'
Speaking with news outlets for the first time, witness says victim did not have possession of Taser as officer initially claimed
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Fracking Boom Accompanied by Rise of Silent, Deadly Carcinogen in Homes: Study
New study contradicts finding released earlier this year by Pennsylvania's DEP which said radon levels were nothing to worry about
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