All News Articles for 2018-04-02

Monday, April 2, 2018
In 'Egregious Breach' of Privacy, Popular App Grindr Supplies Third Parties with Users' HIV Status
Reports illustrate the need for a "Security Pledge" signed by tech companies, say critics
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Alarm clocks outside Ford headquarters in Washington, D.C. demand the auto company "stop colluding with Trump." (Photo: Public Citizen) Hundreds of Clocks Sound Alarm on Ford's "Collusion" With Trump as Pruitt Does Industry's Bidding With Emissions Standards Rollback
"Rolling back the clean car standards is a disaster for our climate and for consumers," says Madeline Page of Public Citizen.
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death penalty restraints Texas Seeks Sessions' Approval to "Speed Up the Death Penalty Treadmill"
Critics warn the move could lead to the state killing a greater number of people
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In Effort to Gut Agency He Runs, Mulvaney Asks Congress to Roll Back CFPB Independence
"Mulvaney's proposed changes would stab a knife through the heart of the CFPB's mandate to protect consumers from financial industry abuses."
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Joining Nationwide Teacher Rebellion, Tens of Thousands Rally for Education in Oklahoma
The $50 million in school funding that was included in a bill last week "will buy less than one textbook per student," said the head of the state teacher's union
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Presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the Movimiento Regeneración Nacional (MORENA) party Claiming Early 18-Point Lead, Leftist Mexican Presidential Candidate Rips Trump's "Contemptuous Attitude"
"Neither Mexico nor its people will be the piñata of any foreign government," he said.
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Trump Pitched Putin White House Visit During Most Recent Phone Call
Both the Trump administration and Kremlin confirm a U.S. visit was discussed last month
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As Facebook Scrutiny Grows, New Campaign Demands Tech Giants Pledge to Build 'Surveillance-Resistant Web'
"It's time that companies take steps to ensure that using their products doesn't mean that users have to sacrifice their rights."
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flooded haor Showing Paris Not Enough, Studies Find 2°C Target Won't Stop 'Destructive and Deadly' Impacts of Global Warming
This crisis requires "not only climate scientists, but the whole Earth system science community, as well as economists, engineers, lawyers, philosophers, politicians, emergency planners, and others to step up."
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'Stuff of Nightmares': Viral Video Shows Sinclair Forcing Local TV Anchors to Recite Trumpian Propaganda
"It sickens me the way this company is encroaching upon trusted news brands in rural markets," said one local reporter.
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