All News Articles for 2015-09-10

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Diplomacy Wins: Senate Dems Block Attempt to Derail Iran Nuclear Deal
"This vote should settle the debate once and for all that this is a good deal."
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Finland Proposes Taxing the Rich to Take in More Refugees
As Obama administration considers taking in 10,000 Syrian refugees, Finland plans on accepting 30,000
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Get Your Ideology Out of Federal Budget, 178 Groups Say to Congress
'With hundreds of outrageous policy riders, the 2016 appropriations bills look more like a Christmas wish list for big business than a serious federal budget,' says Public Citizen
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DOJ Vows to Crack Down on Corporate Criminals, But Watchdogs Skeptical
A set of new guidelines aimed at going after Wall Street execs do not, in themselves, constitute bold action, say observers
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'Incredible News for Bees': Court Rejects EPA Pesticide Approval
Neonicotinoid known as sulfoxaflor may not be used in the U.S. until EPA obtains necessary scientific research
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Did 'Pro-Nuclear Fanatics' Get US Nuke Regulator to Cancel a Cancer Study?
Nuclear watchdog groups note ties between federal agency staffers and industry lobbyists
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Staking New Ground, Sanders Overtakes Clinton in Iowa Poll
New figures show growing popularity for Sanders in key battleground state
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In Gutting California Climate Bill, Big Oil Won Skirmish — But Not War
"It's a sad day when oil industry lies stand in the way of clean air, but if the industry thinks they have won a victory, it will be short-lived."
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As Refugee Aid Falters, European Leaders Pursue Military Action at Sea
Led by Britain, European leaders ask United Nations Security Council to approve military targeting of 'human smugglers' along route from Libya
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In Syria, US Ditches Diplomacy to Maintain 'Absurd' Regime Change Policy
While reports indicate Russia is moving to bolster President Bashar al-Assad in fight against ISIS, the U.S. and its allies recommit to "incoherent" and "absurd" Middle East strategy
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Western Double Standards on Deadly Cluster Bombs
The U.S. continues to finds itself on the wrong side of history when it comes to cluster bombs and the UK, having signed and ratified the ban treaty, needs to choose which side it wants to be on.
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