All News Articles for 2016-10-26

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
In Day of Action, Activists Demand Obama Cancel Oil Leases in Gulf
President Barack Obama must "live up to his climate legacy," a group of climate activists said Wednesday, as they took part in a day of action to demand that he cancel future leases for fossil fuel extraction in the Gulf of Mexico. The activists, who represented groups including 350.org Louisiana...
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'Maritime Graveyard': 2016 Deadliest Year Ever for Refugees Crossing Mediterranean
"From one death for every 269 arrivals last year, in 2016 the likelihood of dying has spiraled to one in 88," says UNHCR spokesman
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'Counter to Public Good': Sanders Urges DOJ to Reject AT&T-Time Warner Deal
Merger will 'shrink our media landscape, stifle competition and diversity of content, and provide consumers with less while charging them more'
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Edward Snowden Snowden: 'Journalists Are a Threatened Class' in Era of Mass Surveillance
"Things are pretty bad for our side. For the government's side, it's never been easier"
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Amidst Law Enforcement Crackdown, DAPL Company Warns Water Protectors: Get Out, Or Else
'Militarized' police forces have taken steps 'to escalate tensions and promote fear'
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With New Study in Hand, Pennsylvanians Reiterate Call for Fracking Ban
Latest analysis specifically expresses concern about the potential link between childhood leukemia and oil and gas drilling
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World Medical Association: We Know the Health Risks of Fossil Fuels. Divest.
'The health consequences...are considerable. The world now needs to transfer to electricity suppliers who are renewable'
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Jesse Jackson visited the protest camp near Cannonball, North Dakota, on Wednesday. 'Water is Life': Al Gore, Jesse Jackson Support Dakota Access Protesters
'This is an opportunity to acknowledge and learn from the traditional values being expressed by the Standing Rock Sioux to protect life on Earth'
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US Must 'Come Clean' About Civilian Carnage in Syria: Amnesty International
Meanwhile, U.S.-led military coalition has "already begun laying the groundwork" for attack on Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa
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Groups to Yahoo and US Government: You Owe Us Answers on Spy Ops
'A massive scan of the emails of millions of people...could violate [the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act], the Fourth Amendment, and international human rights law'
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NATO Preps "Biggest Military Build-Up on Russia's Borders Since Cold War"
Playing "a dangerous game," NATO pushes allies to send more troops and military equipment to Eastern Europe
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Coalition Seeks to Counter 'Perfect Storm' of Voter Discrimination on Election Day
Close to 90 voting and civil rights groups demand state election officials work toward election 'free from intimidation, violence, and discrimination'
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