All News Articles for 2016-01-06

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
State Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Indicted on Perjury Charge
Grand jury believes officer made statements that were not "truthful" and announcement comes after earlier deciding that no felony charges were warranted for Bland's death in jail
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Chamber of Commerce Completes Trifecta of Corporate Love for TPP
Labor groups want to know what took them so long?
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'About Time': Jerry Brown Declares State of Emergency Over Porter Ranch
Organizers say the leak has 'been a wake-up call for this community.... We're all on the front lines of climate change.'
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Germany's Superhighway for Bikes Offers Hope for 'Transformative' Transportation
Home of the modern highway opens part of 100-kilometer bicycle path that will connect 10 cities
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Permanent State of Emergency? France Seeks Alarming Expanse of Police Powers
Debate to see state of emergency enshrined in the nation's constitution will begin early next month
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Alabama Chief Justice Confuses Legal Duties With 'Personal Anti-LGBT Agenda'
Roy Moore orders halt to same-sex marriages, despite Supreme Court ruling that legalized such unions throughout the country
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From Terrible to Worse for Those Living in One of America's Most Polluted Zip Codes
Marathon Petroleum's tar sands refinery in Detroit is poised to win approval to increase toxic emissions
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NSA Whistleblower Tells UK Parliament: "Snooper's Charter" Is Deadly
'Britain should not go further down this road and risk making the same mistakes as my country did, or they will end up perpetuating loss of life.'
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Cheers Bernie's Fight to "Hold Big Banks Accountable"
Praise from Mass. senator follows speech by presidential hopeful in which he vows to crack down on 'too-big-to-fail' banks
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EPA Confirms Longstanding Fears About Impact of Neonics on Bees
First risk assessment ignored vast body of data linking pesticides to bee decline, relied on Big Ag data
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Poll: Majority of Americans Believe in Climate Change—And Want Action
Despite partisan divide among respondents, poll shows "we are all very much in this together."
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North Korea's Alleged H-Bomb Test Points to Need for Global Ban on Nukes
The detonation was announced by North Korea state media and has not been independently confirmed
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'Beyond Shameful': Democratic Lawmakers Join Communities in Denouncing Obama's Immigration Raids
'Trump stigmatizes people with his dehumanizing language; President Obama deports them.'
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