All News Articles for 2016-08-16

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Asserting Right to Abortion, Dems Ready to Go All Out Against Hyde
For the first time, the Democrats included a provision in their platform for the Hyde Amendment to be repealed
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Aetna's Greed Proves That Medicare-for-All Is the Best Solution
Sen. Elizabeth Warren skewers insurance giant for Obamacare withdrawal, saying: 'The health of the American people should not be used as bargaining chips'
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Obama Provokes Progressive Outrage with All-Out TPP Push
Groups warn that President Obama will help Donald Trump in November with nationwide events promoting unpopular trade deal
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Scientists Say Expect More 1,000-Year Events Like Louisiana Flood
Louisiana's devastating rainfall was the state's second "1,000-year" flood this year
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NYT: Trump Being "Advised" for Clinton Debates by Disgraced Roger Ailes
Despite ouster over sexual harassment of female employees, former Fox News executive reportedly helping Trump campaign
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Tribal Activists Defy Lawsuit, Vow Continued Resistance Against Dakota Pipeline
'When the president of the U.S. came to Cannonball, I did not ask him for anything,' said leader of Standing Rock Sioux, 'but knowing what I know now, I wish I would have asked President Obama to help us in this struggle.'
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Clinton Transition Team Headed by Anti-Climate 'Powerbroker'
Ken Salazar has previously claimed "there's not a single case where hydraulic fracking has created an environmental problem for anyone"
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The aftermath of phosphorous bombs dropped on Aleppo. Rights Groups Sound Alarm Over Devastating Use of Incendiary Weapons in Syria
Proposed joint U.S.-Russia airstrikes against rebel groups will spell further doom, aid worker says
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NASA Study Nails Fracking as Source of Massive Methane 'Hot Spot'
The 2,500-square mile plume is said to be the largest concentration of the potent greenhouse gas in the country
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US Transfers 15 Guantánamo Detainees as Rights Groups Push for Full Closure
'As long as Guantánamo remains open, the U.S. risks making this ugly stain on its human rights record permanent'
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