All News Articles for 2015-05-13

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
In Wake of Horrific Crash, House GOP Panel Slashes Amtrak Budget
'It is unbelievable that Congress would vote to cut Amtrak funding just hours after this tragedy.'
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In the Absence of Charges, Protesters Demand 'Justice' for Tony Robinson
"We must never ever forget what happened...We need to demand change."
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Enbridge to Fork Over $75 Million for Role in Kalamazoo Tar Sands Spill
"I worry that this won't be the last time we see spills like this," says local environmentalist
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House to Vote on NSA Bill, But Critics Say It Falls Short of 'Powerful Reform'
Some in Congress see USA Freedom Act as best shot to rein in NSA spying powers, but civil liberties advocates say bill does not go far enough
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'The World is Watching' Seattle as Arctic Drilling Fight Heats Up
Shell says 'drop dead' after Port Commission calls for delay of rig arrival
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Abrupt Firing of Canadian Tar Sands Whistleblower Raises Eyebrows
'He went out on a limb for us...speaking out about the higher rates of cancer,' says resident. 'Now that he's gone who do we turn to?'
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EU Strategy Document Reveals Plan for Ground Forces as Answer to Migration Wave
Controversial plan would involve air, naval, and possibly ground forces to attack smuggling networks in North Africa
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Count All Lives Taken By Drone War, Not Just Western Ones: Human Rights Groups
Human rights organizations including Reprieve and Center for Constitutional Rights write open letter to President Barack Obama
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Federal Officials Threaten Migrant Families Will be Split if Detention Policy Ruled Illegal
Advocates are calling for family detention centers to be dismantled due to inhumane and illegal holding of refugees
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GOP House Approves 'Blatantly Unconstitutional' Abortion Ban
"Let's get one thing straight: This bill is a dangerous attempt to restrict women's access to safe and legal abortion, and chip away at abortion access completely."
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Drilling Approved in Gulf Near Site of Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Louisiana-based company will be first to try tapping Macondo reservoir since 2010 oil spill
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Iran General: 'Restraint Not Limitless' as Tensions Grow over Yemen War
Iran says it will not submit to Saudi or US threats over a cargo ship it says is carrying humanitarian aid
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Dozens Feared Dead After Fire Consumes Factory In Philippines
At least 65 people are reported killed or missing
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