All News Articles for 2016-04-19

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Fidel Castro, Predicting Death, Tells Cubans to Carry On Socialist Ideals
Cuban revolutionary leader addressed the Communist Party for a "valedictory speech"
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Voting Problems Plague High-Stakes Primary Day in New York
Some precincts opened two hours later than they were supposed to, while some would-be voters' names couldn't be found on registration lists
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Infants Starving in Squalor Created by EU-Turkey Refugee Deal
Asylum seekers—mostly women and children—are trapped in Greece in conditions so inhumane that infants' lives are being endangered, rights groups say
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Undeterred Students Keep Up Second Week of Divestment Sit-Ins
Students at Columbia, NYU, and U-Mass Amherst continue school building occupations despite threats of suspension and arrest
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Millions of New Yorkers Disenfranchised from Primaries Thanks to State's Restrictive Voting Laws
Voters head to the polls today in New York for both the Democratic and Republican primary in one of the most closely watched races of the election. But millions of New Yorkers won’t be able to vote, thanks to the state’s restrictive voting laws. The state has no early voting, no Election Day...
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Sanders Blasts Cozy Clinton-DNC Scheme for Large-Dollar Donors
'It is unprecedented for the DNC to allow a joint committee to be exploited to the benefit of one candidate in the midst of a contested nominating contest.'
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Emergency Lawsuit Highlights Voter Frustration with New York Primary Process
One day before primary, voters sue Board of Elections and say mysterious "purges" of voting rolls have disenfranchised unsuspecting New Yorkers
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New Leak at Hanford Nuclear Waste Site is 'Catastrophic,' Worker Warns
'This is probably the biggest event ever to happen in tank farm history.'
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Kabul Attack Kills Dozens, Including Women and Children
The bombing took place during rush hour in the city's central district, and targeted a security team that protects government VIPs
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