All News Articles for 2016-10-21

Friday, October 21, 2016
Refugees from El Salvador turn themselves in to a U.S. border agent near Rio Grande, Texas. Central American Migrants Suffer from Skyrocketing Violence After Immigration Crackdown
Ninety percent of Central American migrants show symptoms of depression and anxiety as a result of rape, kidnapping, or violent assault during journey to US
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'Final Death Blow' to CETA as Delegates Hold Firm Against Pro-Corporate Deal
"It's time for a fundamental shift toward international agreements that put people and the planet before corporate profits. That's the message from Europe today."
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Appeals Court Reinstates Torture Case Against Infamous Military Contractor
Ruling rejects CACI's argument that its conduct was outside the court's bounds, stating, "It is beyond the power of even the president to declare [torture] lawful"
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Climate Activist Unrepentant in Face of #ShutItDown Charges
'My actions of walking across a field and cutting a fence chain are inconsequential and excusable compared to the ghastly effect of continuing to burn tar sands oil'
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UN Expert Decries Global Assault on Freedom of Expression
The findings reveal 'how policies and laws against terrorism and other criminal activity risk unnecessarily undermining the media, critical voices, and activists'
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Highlighting Damage of Lack of Clinic Funding, CDC Says STDs at All-Time High
"Given the surge in STDs, now is not the time to reduce funding to combat these diseases," says National Coalition of STD Directors
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Showing Strength of 'Political Revolution,' Sanders Raises $2M in Two Days for Downticket Dems
House Speaker Paul Ryan unintentionally galvanized the left with threat of "a guy named Bernie Sanders" taking over the Senate Budget Committee
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Shailene Woodley and two other water protectors protest the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota. 'Listen Up, America': Actress Shailene Woodley Calls on Public to Join Dakota Access Fight
'Hear me loud and clear: If you are a human who requires water to survive, then this issue directly involves you'
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Senators Want to Know: Who's Actually Being Held Accountable at Wells Fargo?
Elizabeth Warren asks: Has Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf "profited from the bank's fraud"?
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Mississippi Judge Sides With Planned Parenthood Over 'Unacceptable' Funding Law
"While legislators play politics with women's health, we will continue to stand by Mississippi women and families," group's regional president said
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