All News Articles for 2015-08-14

Friday, August 14, 2015
US Raises Flag in Cuba After 54 Years, but 'Signs of Mistrust Linger'
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has called for the U.S. to repay millions of dollars owed to his country for damage done by its decades-long embargo
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US Consulate to Citizens: Stay Away From New Zealand TPP Protest
"This week’s national day of action, including in Auckland, will send a simple message to the government: now it the time to walk away from the negotiations."
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Nuclear Waste Site Whistleblower 'Vindicated' With $4.1 Million Settlement
Walter Tamosaitis a 'hero' who helped stave off disaster, says Tom Carpenter of Hanford Challenge
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Beyond Ironic, Obama's Pending Arctic Visit Invites Charges of Hypocrisy
Green-lighting drilling in the Arctic while promoting the need to protect it is 'like shooting rhinos to save them,' says climate campaigner
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Nearly 1,000 Doctors Join Campaign Urging Dominant Health Charity to Ditch Fossil Fuels
Nearly 1,000 doctors, nurses, researchers, and dentists call on the Wellcome Trust to 'do no harm'
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After Contentious All-Nighter, Greece Bailout Approval Spurs Rebellion
'Ask anyone who knows anything about Greece's finances and they will tell you this deal is not going to work,' former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has said
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Rights Campaigners and Doctors Face Off With Israel Over Force-Feeding
As Palestinian hunger striker Mohammad Allan falls unconscious, physicians and advocates say only way to save his life is to release him
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Brothers in Arms: Jeb Bush Won't Say 'No' To Future Torture
'This is what happens when you don't prosecute officials for illegally torturing people.'
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