All News Articles for 2017-12-08

Friday, December 8, 2017
120 Jewish Studies Scholars Condemn Trump's Jerusalem Declaration
Trump's declaration "adds insult to ongoing injury and is practically guaranteed to fan the flames of violence," argue scholars
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Scores of Leading Economists Demand End to All Fossil Fuel Investments
"Simply put: there is no more room for new fossil fuel infrastructure and therefore no case for ongoing investment," declaration states.
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'You Can Save My Life': Traveling on Same Plane, Man With ALS Confronts Sen. Flake Over GOP Tax Bill
"What should I tell my son or what should you tell my son if you pass this bill?"
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honduras protest Honduran Government Denounced for Using 'Dangerous and Illegal Tactics' to Silence Dissent
"Honduras seems to be on a very dangerous free fall where ordinary people are the victims of reckless and selfish political games," Amnesty International warns amid crackdown on mass protests over allegations of election fraud
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In this still from surveillance video from Cheatham County Jail in Ashland City, Tenn., Jordan Norris is seen restrained. (Photo: Cheatham County Sheriff's Office/Handout) UN Experts Say Video Footage of Taser Use in US Jails Reveals Torture
"When you use a tool like this on an incapacitated person, to me it certainly amounts to cruel and degrading treatment," said special rapporteur Nilz Melzer
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As World Warms, Heart-Breaking Video Shows What It Looks Like When a Polar Bear Starves
"For all of you still trying to hold a ridiculous 'debate' about whether there's something wrong with our planet, please watch this, if you can."
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Arrested at Office Sit-In, Maine Clergy Demand Collins Reverse Vote on 'Immoral' GOP Tax Bill
A short stint in jail, said one demonstrator, is "a pretty minor inconvenience when compared to how this bill is going to devastate people's lives"
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#TrumpToo: Amid Reckoning, Calls to Hold President Accountable Swell
Donald Trump has so far escaped the scrutiny of sexual assualt allegations levied at him that has come to other high profile figures. "That has to change now."
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wind turbine GOP Tax Scam Attacks Renewables While Nurturing Nuclear and Fossil Fuel Industries
Republican lawmakers propose drilling for oil on protected lands, offering tax cuts to gas companies, and funding nuclear reactors while slashing tax credits for wind and solar companies
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Trump-Endorsed Roy Moore Condemned for Reminiscing Fondly About 'Great' Era of US Slavery
Alabama Republican candidate Roy Moore claimed that "families were united" before slavery was outlawed
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson North Korea Ready for Direct Talks With U.S., Says Russian Foreign Minister
"We know that North Korea wants first of all to speak with the United States about its security guarantees," says Sergey Lavrov. "We are ready to support it. We are ready to help promote such talks."
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'Day of Rage' in Occupied Territories Amid Global Outcry Against Trump's Jerusalem Move
Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets worldwide to denounce the White House's "dangerous escalation"
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