All News Articles for 2016-03-16

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
'Harbinger of the End of Fossil Fuel Era'? US Coal Giant May File Bankruptcy
Peabody Energy made announcement in regulatory filing Wednesday
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Renewable Energy Surge Behind Unprecedented Halt in Global Carbon Emissions
International Energy Agency touts findings as evidence that global emissions and economic growth has been 'decoupled'
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Turkish President Continues 'Vicious Campaign' Against Dissidents
President Tayyip Erdoğan wants the country to redefine its anti-extremism law to include journalists, politicians, and academics
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Dutch Lawmakers Call for Saudi Arms Embargo Over Human Rights Violations
Landmark bill cites UN figures that Saudi-led troops has killed nearly 6,000 people in Yemen—half of them civilians
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North Carolina Voter ID Law Takes Effect, Disproportionately Bars Blacks, Young People from Polls
We turn now to North Carolina, where one of the country’s most controversial and restrictive voter identification laws took effect for the first time in Tuesday’s primary elections. The law, which was passed by the Republican-dominated North Carolina state Legislature in 2013, limits the forms of...
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US Congressman Says Bankers Should Find Way to 'Neuter' Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Blaine Luetkemeyer is part of a group of lawmakers identified by the Center for Public Integrity as 'especially solicitous to the banking industry.'
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#SaveSecurity: Online Campaign Rallies Against FBI’s Order to Create iPhone Backdoor
'What the government is trying to do in this case doesn't just threaten our basic rights, it puts all of us in danger'
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Outrage as Another Indigenous Activist Leader Assassinated in Honduras
Less than two weeks after Berta Cáceres' brutal slaying, another member of her activist group was shot and killed after the Honduran government violently evicted his Indigenous community from its ancestral land
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Huge Victory for American Consumers: Senate Rejects DARK Act
Senate bill would have made GMO labeling voluntary despite widespread opposition
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#ByeAnita: State's Attorney Ouster is Victory for Chicago Grassroots
'We did this for Rekia. We did this for Laquan.'
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Challenging GOP Threats, Obama Nominates Merrick Garland for Supreme Court
Garland fits the profile of a nominee who from the White House's perspective is "judicially unassailable"
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Blackout Tuesday: The Bernie Sanders Speech Corporate Media Chose Not To Air
Though the talking heads were allowed to ramble on and on (and on) Tuesday night, the major cable and network news made no time for people to watch this...
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Sanders Stumbles, But Touts 'Radical' Politics of 'Telling the Truth'
Clinton claims primary victories in at least three out of five states on Tuesday, but Democratic contest far from over
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Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Kasich Stumps Trump in Ohio, But Bigoted Billionaire Ends Rubio with Florida Win
Donald Trump also takes primaries in Illinois and North Carolina, while Missouri remains up in the air as Ted Cruz hangs on
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