All News Articles for 2018-01-26

Friday, January 26, 2018
African migrants take part in a rally in front of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) on January 8, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. (Photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images) Israeli Holocaust Survivors Urge Netanyahu to Cancel Plan to Expel African Refugees
"We—who know what it means to be a refugee, to be without a home or a country that would protect and defend us from violence and suffering—cannot understand how a Jewish government can expel refugees and asylum seekers to a journey of pain, suffering, and death."
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SunPower is halting a $20 million expansion that would have created hundreds of American jobs in one of the country's fastest-growing sectors, as a result of President Donald Trump's tariffs on solar imports. Trump-Imposed Tariffs Claim First Victim as Solar Company Halts Hiring, $20 Million Expansion
"It's not hypothetical. These were positions that we were recruiting for that we are going to stop."
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Trump Told May No UK Visit Unless She Promised 'Warm Welcome': Report
British activists vowed to ensure that the U.S. president's demand goes unmet if he ultimately decides to make the trip
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ocean World's Oceans Last Year Hit Hottest Temperatures Ever Recorded... 'By Far'
Experts say the data indicates that humans must urgently "reduce the heating of our planet by using energy more wisely and increasing the use of clean and renewable energy."
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents detain an immigrant on October 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images) Sparking Far-Reaching Rights Concerns, ICE Now Has Powerful Ability to Track License Plates Nationwide
Development fuels concerns about possible civil liberties violations
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200+ Scientists Want Trump-Backer and Climate Denial Funder Rebekah Mercer Kicked Off Natural History Museum Board
Along with funneling money to right-wing groups that deny climate science, Rebekah Mercer urged the president to name a climate denier as his chief science advisor
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Standing With Haiti, Head of Prominent NGO Walks Out of Trump's Davos Speech
Protesting Trump's "shithole" comment and in solidarity with the people of Haiti—a "beautiful, unique, revolutionary nation"—co-founder of NGO focused on sustainable sanitation and ecology voices dissent at global gathering
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Not Even Orwell or Huxley Could Have Imagined 'Totalitarian' Threat Posed by Facebook and Google, Warns Soros
Billionaire investor says there is serious threat of tech giants and authoritarian states teaming up to "bring together nascent systems of corporate surveillance with an already developed system of state-sponsored surveillance."
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Mark Ruffalo joins Michael Moore To Continue Fight Against Trump, Progressives Plan 'People's State of the Union'
"The #PeoplesSOTU will celebrate the remarkable growth and success of the resistance movement and outline a plan of action for the coming year."
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Forced to Backpedal on Trump-Mueller Story, Clip of Sean Hannity Fail Goes Viral
Over the course of one broadcast, the Fox News host went from denying the New York Times ' report to confirming it to suggesting it was insignificant
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Trump Booed at Davos After Tirade About 'Mean, Vicious, Fake' Media
According to one reporter in attendance, it was a group of foreign journalists that kicked off the booing.
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Trump Wanted a Van Gogh. Instead, the Guggenheim Offered Him a Gold Toilet Called 'America'
"It is a solid, 18k gold toilet that was installed in one of our public restrooms for all to use in a wonderful act of generosity," the museum's curator wrote in a message to the White House
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After New Trump Demand for $25 Billion Wall, Lawmaker Says Cheaper to Build Giant Statue of Middle Finger Aimed at Latin America
"Both a wall and the statue," argues Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), "would be equally offensive and equally ineffective and both would express Trump's deeply held suspicion of Latinos."
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Reports Confirm Trump Not Only Considered, But Actually Crossed 'Red Line' By Trying to Fire Mueller
"A president firing the person tasked with investigating him would look alarmingly like a step toward authoritarianism."
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