All News Articles for 2015-10-05

Monday, October 5, 2015
Will BP's Record Gulf Spill Settlement Amount to a Record Tax Break?
Groups are warning that much of the $20.8 billion in settlement payments could be written off as the 'cost of doing business'
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Drillers Welcome: NC Lawmakers Quietly Pass Ban on Anti-Fracking Ordinances
New law makes new county moratoriums on fracking 'invalidated and unenforceable'
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Snowden: Prepared for Prison, But Won't Serve to Discourage Other Whistleblowers
In new BBC interview, Edward Snowden describes his attempts to reach plea deal and reveals how spy agencies can unlock your smartphone at will
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Outrage Stirred as Police Deploy Snipers to 'Observe' Anti-Austerity March in UK
As more than 60,000 people marched against Tory's attack on the economy, sharp-shooters took up positions on rooftops
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Concluding Lifetime of Dedicated Activism, Grace Lee Boggs Dies at Age 100
"I want my life to challenge people to think philosophically," she once said, "I want people to ask themselves and each other what time it is on the clock of the world."
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As Pentagon Spins US Media, MSF Demands True Account of Hospital Attack
'There can be no justification for this horrible attack,' states aid group after weekend attack on Kunduz hospital
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Sanders Condemns 'Disastrous' TPP as Ministers Seal Deal for Corporate Elite
After marathon negotiations in Atlanta, leaders from 12 nations cement pact which coalition of critics say will raise the price of essential drugs, drive industrial scale agribusiness, and threaten workers rights
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'Once-In-A-Millenium' Flooding Creates 'Otherworldly Scenes' in South Carolina
Officials warned that the historic deluge will likely worsen as climate experts discussed connections between warming planet and extreme weather
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