All News Articles for 2016-05-17

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Sanders Urges Democrat Leaders to Welcome 'Real' Fighters for Change
'The Democratic Party has a choice,' says senator. 'It can open its doors and welcome into the party people who are prepared to fight for real economic and social change... Or the party can choose to maintain its status quo structure.'
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Undeterred by Obama's Veto Threat, Senate Passes 9/11-Saudi Bill
'Look, if the Saudis did not participate in this terrorism, they have nothing to fear about going to court,' said Sen. Chuck Schumer.
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Exxon Gets Sued by Conservationists and Legal Help from Conservatives
As attorneys general of Texas and Alabama pledge to assist oil giant with fraud probe, conservation group files first lawsuit since cover-up revealed
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Massachusetts Court Sides with Teenagers in 'Historic' Climate Victory
'This is an historic victory for young generations advocating for changes to be made by government,' said 17-year-old plaintiff Shamus Miller.
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Brazil's New Conservative Leadership Quietly Readies Neoliberal Onslaught
One bill in the pipeline would "act as a factory of tragedies," opponents warn
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"Please Free Us": EU's Outsourcing of Refugees Drives Crisis to New Low
Conditions for asylum seekers in wake of EU/Turkey deal are so inhumane that residents of one refugee camp in Greece launched a hunger strike in desperate plea for help
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Top Aide Explains Why Sanders is Fighting the Good Fight
'As long as there's a Democratic primary process going on, people are talking about issues that are important not only to Democrats but to Americans as a whole.'
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Bernie Sanders Looks for High Turnout to Fuel Kentucky, Oregon Upsets
Despite Sanders' decisive win in next-door Washington state in March and Oregon's progressive bent, the state's closed primary could work against the Vermont senator
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Refusing to be 'Divided Over Bathrooms,' Moral Monday Takes on HB2 Refusing to be 'Divided Over Bathrooms,' Moral Monday Takes on HB2
The protest amplified the local opposition to 'Hate Bill 2,' adding the people's voice to the national outcry against the anti-transgender law
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France Rises Up Against Anti-Labor Reforms
Union members joined pro-democracy activists in widespread protests against new law that makes it easier to fire workers and move jobs offshore
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Poll: Sanders Holds Double-Digit Lead as Trump Cuts Clinton Margin to 3 Points
Clinton now leads Trump nationally 48 to 45 percent, an unsettling development as the candidates enter their final stretch of primaries
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Tar Sands Operations Shut Down, Work Camps Evacuated as Fire Jumps North
The mandatory evacuation order was issued late Monday night to cover 8,000 people north of Fort McMurray
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