All News Articles for 2016-12-27

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
GOP-Controlled House Seeks to Quell Floor 'Disruptions' With Fines and Penalties
Republican rules designed to 'silence opposition,' one Democrat charges
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Hundreds Launch 'Civil March for Aleppo' to Demand Help for Refugees
The march, which will go from Berlin to Aleppo following a reverse 'refugee route,' aims to build political pressure to end fighting
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Even as Global Trade Dropped, US Arms Sales Boomed in 2015
Even as other nations tighten budgets for weapons amid domestic financial concerns, US manages to sell $40 billion in one year
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Donald Trump speaking from behind a podium that says "Merry Christmas USA" Trump Foundation Can't Be Dismantled While It's Under Investigation, Says New York AG
Trump had promised to dissolve his charity, which is under investigation for alleged self-dealing, before he takes office in January
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Global Cheetah Population 'Crashing,' Raising Risk of Species Extinction
Just 7,100 cheetahs remain around the world
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Under Nuclear Shadow of Trump, Abe's Pearl Harbor Visit Mixes Business and Penitence
Veteran's peace group issues apology to people of Japan and the world for 1945 nuclear attacks
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Union Cuts Budget in Preparation for Trump's "Extremist-Run Government"
"Because the far right will control all three branches of the federal government, we will face serious threats to the ability of working people to join together in unions," said SEIU president Mary Kay Henry
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Trump, Who "Can't Be Bought," Rewards Big Donors With Cabinet Roles
Politico reports that nearly a third of people who have met with president-elect since November gave millions to Republicans in 2016 cycle
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Lashing Out, Israel Vows More Settlements, Reduces Diplomatic Ties
Allies to Netanyahu also promised to give 'evidence' to Trump that Obama was secret architect of anti-settlement resolution
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