All News Articles for 2015-08-17

Monday, August 17, 2015
With Final Stamp of Approval, White House Places Fate of Arctic in Shell's Hands
The permit comes days after President Barack Obama announced an upcoming Alaska visit to highlight what he said was 'one of the greatest challenges we face this century: climate change.'
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Ahead of Australia Visit, Naomi Klein Brands PM Abbott a 'Climate Villain'
Countering the idea that she peddles 'dangerous ideas,' the author and activist replied: 'Are they? I think they are safe...I think Tony Abbott has the real dangerous ideas.'
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Demanding Water Rights, Indigenous Protesters Tell McCain 'Get Off Our Land'
'His intentions are for corporations, not the people,' said Theresa Nosie, an Apache-Stronghold member
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Throughout the Country, Potential Black Jurors Face High Rejection Rates
In Louisiana's Caddo Parish, attorneys rejected 46 percent of potential black jurors on arbitrary grounds, a trend which is reflected in nationwide statistics
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'No Further': Activists Storm Coal Fields, Shut Down Europe's Biggest Polluter
'People want a future free of climate change and that if you're not going to solve it for us, we're going to solve it for you,' said 350.org global managing director Payal Parekh.
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ACLU Threatens Action over McCarthy-Era Loyalty Oath for Teachers
Teachers required to inculcate students with 'a love and devotion to the policies and institutions that have made America the finest country in the world in which to live'
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US Military Prepares Drastic Escalation of Global Drone Program
New reporting reveals plans to expand drone program by 50 percent, including broader use of mercenaries
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Ecuador Accuses UK of Defying Laws of Political Aslyum in Assange Case
Foreign Minister says it is 'not acceptable' for UK to blame Ecuador over WikiLeaks founder's deadlocked legal case
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Barnstorming Iowa and 'Berning Up' the Internet as Sanders Surge Continues
Said one potential voter, 'He seems to be saying the stuff that I'm thinking.'
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Journalists, Dissenters Targets of Egypt's Draconian 'Anti-Terror' Law
President Abdel Fattah al Sisi, who already rules by decree, further tightens grip on power with sweeping new legislation
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