All News Articles for 2016-03-07

Monday, March 7, 2016
Comparing Trump to Hitler, Mexican President Says His People Won't Chip In for Wall
Global leaders are increasingly voicing concerns over the prospect of Donald Trump presidency
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'Unprecedented' Death Toll as US Drone and Air Strikes Kill 150 in Somalia
Last year, whistleblowers warned that the US drone program 'is one of the most devastating driving forces for terrorism and destabilization around the world.'
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White House to Reveal Drone Strike Death Toll, But Secrecy Still Reigns
"It’s not enough to tally up the drones' body count—we need a thorough reassessment of the program itself."
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'Contracting out Human Rights Duties,' EU to Pay Turkey Billions to Keep Migrants Out of Europe
As EU and Turkey barter over migrant lives, campaigners decry pay-outs and border closures as 'unconscionable'
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Green Climate Fund: Where Big Banks Profit Again from Crisis They Helped Create
Letting big financial institutions manage climate adaptation funds 'would pose serious reputational and moral risk' to global body
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'The Power is in Our Hands': Virginia Students Protest Coal Ash Dumping
College students occupied the state environmental regulator's office after it issued a permit to allow Dominion Power to dump millions of gallons of toxic coal ash wastewater into local waterways
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Taking Stand for Families, Supreme Court Upholds LGBT Adoption Rights
Alabama Supreme Court previously refused to recognize woman's adoption of partner's children in Georgia, which justices said "comports neither with Georgia law nor common sense."
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Knowing "Spotlight Will Pass," Community Seeks Answers for Flint's Future
"It's an atrocity, what's happening here. It shouldn't be happening in America, but it is."
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Small Island Nation Takes Superpowers to Court over Nukes
Three of the Marshall Islands' lawsuits, alleging nuclear weapons arsenals violate international law, moved forward in international court on Monday
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Wave of Opposition Derails EU Bid to Extend Use of Toxic Herbicide
European Commission reportedly forced to postpone vote on extending use of glyphosate after member states rebel
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As Clinton Equivocates on Fracking, Sanders Has One Answer: 'No.'
Democratic presidential candidates debate environmental issues in Flint, Michigan on Sunday
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Bill McKibben Among 50+ Arrested in Upstate New York over Fracking Project
"Some mornings fighting for the future means heading off to jail," McKibben, a co-founder of 350.org, wrote on Twitter. "That's okay."
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Weekend of Bernie's: Huge Maine Victory Caps Resurgency for Sanders
'The pundits might not like it but the people are making history. We now have the momentum to go all the way to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.'
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