All News Articles for 2017-11-13

Monday, November 13, 2017
Sanders: Trump's HHS Pick Proves He Was 'Never Serious' About Taking on Big Pharma
"At a time when the United States pays, by far, the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs, the last thing we need is to put a pharmaceutical executive in charge."
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"Humanity is not taking the urgent steps needed to safeguard our imperiled biosphere," over 15,000 scientists warned in a letter published Monday. (Photo: NASA) Over 15,000 Scientists Just Issued a 'Second Notice' to Humanity. Can We Listen Now?
Reassessing warning issued 25 years ago, the "second notice" to humanity warns of "widespread misery and catastrophic biodiversity loss" unless business-as-usual is upended
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Roy Moore Backers Circle the Wagons as Second Woman Steps Forward With Assault Allegations
Beverly Young Nelson says she was 16 when the Alabama Senate candidate attempted to rape her and then threatened her
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'You Claim To Be An American, But We See Right Through Your Greed': A Song of Protest and Then a Walkout at US Event at Climate Summit
Presentation by Trump's delegation calling for more fossil fuels decried as 'absurd'
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'Giant Leap Backwards' as Global Carbon Emissions in 2017 Soaring to All-Time High
"The urgency for reducing emissions means they should really be already decreasing now."
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US 'Spits in the Face' of World by Promoting Fossil Fuels at UN Climate Summit
"The Trump Administration should be held criminally accountable for what they are doing in the U.S. and around the world on climate change."
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Caricatures of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Donald Trump, and House Speaker Paul Ryan. (Image: DonkeyHotey/flickr/cc) "Don't Cut Our Taxes," Say 400+ Very Wealthy Americans. "Raise Them."
In new letter, wealthy group denounces the GOP proposal, which "would disproportionately benefit wealthy individuals and corporations with provisions including repealing the estate tax, repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax, and slashing the top pass-through tax rate."
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'Why Not Freddy Krueger?' Trump Picks Big Pharma Exec Alex Azar to Head HHS
"Just when you think it can't get anymore disgraceful. Pity the poor people who need medication and safety—that would be all of us."
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More Than 300 Dead and Thousands Injured After Massive Earthquake Strikes Iran-Iraq Border
"Our electricity, water, gas, phone lines are out, everything is completely out, the whole city has been destroyed, it is wrecked," said one Iranian resident
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'Alpha-Male Bromance' Solidified as Trump Vows Support for 'Bloodstained' Duterte
"The issue of human rights did not arise. It was not brought up," said spokesperson for Philippine president
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