All News Articles for 2017-10-11

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Citing Dictatorial Tendencies, Critics Slam Trump for 'Madcap Threat' Aimed at NBC
While the president can't take away the network's ability to operate, former FCC commissioner calls ongoing attempts to intimidate journalists "chilling"
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A 2015 protest targets banks as climate change profiteers. (Photo: Peg Hunter/flickr/cc) 'Great News for the Climate' as Banking Giant Ditches Tar Sands, Arctic Drilling
Climate campaigners praise move by BNP Paribas, call on other banks to follow suit
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Donald Trump As Trump Pushes Massive Deregulatory Agenda, One Key Beneficiary: Donald Trump
"Trump's refusal to cede ownership of his businesses means the president can personally profit from gutting environmental, worker, health, and financial protections."
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bds protest ACLU Sues Kansas Over 'Unconstitutional' Law Barring Boycott of Israel
The law, part of a wider pattern of targeting the non-violent BDS movement, decried as "attempt by the government to silence one side of a public debate"
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Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders will square off next week to debate President Donald Trump's tax plan. This Should Be Fun: Sanders, Cruz to Square Off Over GOP's "Morally Repugnant" Tax Plan
Sen. Bernie Sanders has denounced the proposal for offering "billions in tax breaks to the wealthiest people," while Sen. Ted Cruz called it "incredibly encouraging."
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Poll: 2/3 of Americans Think Trump Threats Against North Korea Making Matters Worse
"It's scary," said one respondent of situation large U.S. majority say president is handling very poorly
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As GOP Pushes Windfall for 1%, Three-Fourths in US Support Higher Taxes on the Rich
Despite Trump's claims, his tax plan holds major benefits for the wealthy and few for the middle- and lower-class
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B-1B Lancer bombers flanked by Japan Air Self Defense Force F-2 fighters With Bomber Flyover, Trump Denounced for 'Trying to Provoke War' With North Korea
Trump "is trying to provoke war to not be the aggressor," says one observer
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On-the-Ground Reports Destroy Trump's Sunny Portrayal of Puerto Rico Recovery
Relief volunteers say they are witnessing the "harsh reality of a woefully inadequate government response"
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Scott Pruitt Trump EPA's 4-Year Strategic Plan Doesn't Mention 'Climate.' Not Once.
"This wasn't an oversight, this is a deliberate strategy by this administration."
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Instead of Promised Debt Relief, Trump Pushes More Loans on Devastated Puerto Rico
"Puerto Rico's recovery from Hurricane Maria must be driven by direct aid and debt relief, not more loans and austerity."
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Tillerson 'Moron' Comment Followed Trump's Call for Massive Nuclear Buildup: Report
President's call for tenfold increase in nuclear arsenal, say critics, would violate treaties, inflame tensions, and initiate new global arms race
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