All News Articles for 2016-03-29

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
US Seeks Maximum—If Paltry—Sentence for 'Cold-Blooded' Coal CEO
Scathing court filing 'is like no other sentencing memo in the history of corporate crime'
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Thousands Protest as Japanese Government Ushers in New Age of Militarism
Turning its back on decades of pacifism, controversial 'war legislation' takes effect
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'Wake-Up Call' Study Finds Link Between Fracking and Toxic Water
Residents of Pavillion, Wyoming, central town in fracking debate, began complaining of tainted water in 1990s
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To Secure Climate Legacy, say Groups, Obama Must End Offshore Drilling Leases
'We’re calling on the president to honor his climate change pledges and end future fossil fuel leasing from all federal offshore areas.'
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Over 5 Million Nigerians Urge Government to Reject Monsanto Crops
Non-profits representing teachers, farmers, artists, environmentalists, and others oppose Monsanto's efforts to bring GMO crops to Nigeria
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Earthquake Averted: Public Unions Dodge Bullet With Supreme Court Tie
Deadlocked decision "is a rebuke against this well-funded attack on workers' voice and ability to join together."
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As Wisconsin Approaches, Sanders Closes in on Clinton
New polls and endorsements show the senator has growing support at a critical time for campaign
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Turning Point in Climate Fight as AGs Unite to Target Exxon Crimes
Attorneys General from Massachusetts and US Virgin Islands confirm official investigations into what 'ExxonKnew,' while momentum for more builds
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Wary of Clinton, Sarandon and Silverman Make Case for Once-in-a-Lifetime Sanders Campaign
Celebrities' critique speaks to widespread distrust of the establishment candidate, pointing to vulnerabilities of Clinton campaign
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US Doctor Group Demands Price Controls for Out-of-Control Drug Industry
American College of Physicians publishes policy paper on getting skyrocketing drug prices under control
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'Solidarity is an Action, not a Sound-Bite': Oxfam Says US Not Doing Enough for Syrian Refugees
On eve of United Nations refugee summit, aid group asks rich nations to commit to resettle 10 percent of Syrian migrants
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Utah's New Anti-Abortion Bill Based on Ideology, Not Medical Facts
"We have fetal medical specialists speaking and they were discounted by a citizen who said, 'I read it on the Internet and therefore it must be true.'"
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UN Begins Negotiations on Treaty to Protect Marine Resources
The United Nations has begun negotiations for a new legally binding treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological resources in the world’s oceans – nearly 64 percent of which lie beyond national jurisdiction. Elizabeth Wilson, Director of International Ocean Policy for The...
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EgyptAir Hijacking Ends with All Passengers Safe and Man Arrested
Hijacker was described as 'psychologically unstable' with unclear motives
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