All News Articles for 2016-09-09

Friday, September 9, 2016
Despite Obama's Veto Threat, US House Votes to Allow 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia
With the bill's strong bipartisan backing, Obama could face his first veto override
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Seriously 'Sinister' Big Pharma: Opioid Maker Bankrolls Opposition to Pro-Pot Referendum
"You have a company using profits from the sale of what has been called 'the most potent and dangerous opioid on the market' to prevent adults from using a far less harmful substance."
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US Government Steps In After Judge Rules Against Standing Rock Sioux
Federal judge denies tribe's request for injunction, but federal agencies issue statement pausing pipeline construction
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Protest Targets Expo 'Spreading War on Our Communities'
Nearly two dozen arrested for protesting 'Urban Shield'—the military and police expo in California
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Facebook Under Fire for Censoring One of the Most Iconic War Photos
'Facebook's censorship is an attack on the freedom of expression—and therefore on democracy'
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'Whose Side Are You On?' Dakota Access Emerges as Pivotal Battleground
With so much at stake and with so much attention thrust on the stretch of land at the convergence of the Missouri and Cannonball Rivers, the silence on the part of the country's leaders has been deafening
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'A Call to End Slavery': Nationwide Prison Strike Kicks Off
'When we remove the economic motive and grease of our forced labor from the U.S. prison system, the entire structure...must shift to accommodate us as humans'
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Child Refugees Forced to Sleep in Dirty, Vermin-Infested Cells: Report
Human Rights Watch investigation reveals that Greece is violating both national and international law by detaining refugee children in unsanitary police and coast guard jail cells for months at a time
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Huge Consumer Scam Results in Paltry Fines—and Little Else—for Wells Fargo
Record-breaking fine "is a rounding error compared to Wells Fargo's second quarter profits of $5.6 billion," says one observer
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