All News Articles for 2017-10-12

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Forget Trump, This Huge Volcano Could Literally Wipe Out Life on Earth
If only for a moment, this story is forcing many to put the current political chaos "into perspective"
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To Great Applause, Paris Announces Combustion Engine Ban by 2030
New goal would accelerate existing plan to do away with gas-powered cars and trucks
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With Restrictions Loosened and Increased US Bombings, Afghan Civilian Deaths Surge
Uptick comes as U.S. beefs up Afghan air force's fleet and "Mad Dog" Mattis loosens restrictions on strikes
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bob murray 'War on the EPA': How Fossil Fuel Industry Executed 'Hostile Takeover' of Key Agency
Must-see Frontline details how Trump administration handed over environmental protection to oil and gas interests
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Jeff Sessions immigration Human Rights Groups Shred Sessions for 'Fearmongering' Immigration Speech
The Attorney General's speech seen as latest attempt by the Trump administration to " falsely paint asylum seekers and refugees as threats and frauds"
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'Racist' and 'Outrageous' Jabs at Puerto Rico Earn Trump 'Hater-in-Chief' Label
Just a sample of today's response to "disgusting" early-morning tweet sent out by Trump
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With No End In Sight, California's Deadly Flames Called Climate Change 'Fire Alarm'
As nearly 200,000 acres burn after record-breaking heat this summer, the "head-in-the-sand president" slammed for his climate denial
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In Montana, Legal Battle Continues Against Trump's Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline
Court hearing this week represents "first airing of what are likely to be numerous legal challenges standing in the way of Keystone XL ever being built."
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The logo of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seen on October 11, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo: Chesnot/Getty Images) 'Determined to Make America as Dumb as Him,' Trump Ditches UNESCO
State Department complains of mounting bills, "anti-Israel bias"
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IMF Says Higher Taxes for Wealthy Good Idea. And These Billionaires Agree.
A more progressive tax code, says International Monetary Fund, would both significantly reduce inequality and help grow the economy
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Trump Denounced for 'Cynical' Sabotage of Nation's Health System
Critics warn the president's executive order will "allow insurance companies to peddle low quality, junk plans" while driving up costs for the sick, putting the health of millions at risk
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Urging Diplomacy, China Warns Trump's North Korea Threats Could 'Backfire Bigly'
The Chinese Foreign Ministry demands an end to Trump's threats and name-calling
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'Path to War': Chorus of Critics Warn Against Trump Sabotage of Iran Nuclear Deal
Trump's decision to "decertify" the nuclear accord could result in yet another "devastating war of choice in the Middle East"
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In 'Disgusting' Attack, Trump Blames Puerto Rico; Says FEMA Can't Stay 'Forever'
"Trump is alternating between yelling at people saying he doesn't care about Puerto Rico and saying he doesn't care about Puerto Rico."
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