All News Articles for 2018-04-09

Monday, April 9, 2018
Acting on Referral from Mueller, FBI Raids Office and Home of Trump's Personal Lawyer Michael Cohen
Federal agents seized emails, tax documents, and other business materials
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With 'Merger From Hell' Reportedly Approved by DOJ, Warnings of Agrichemical Chokehold on Food System
Watchdog groups raise concerns after Wall Street Journal reports that Bayer's bid to acquire Monsanto has been approved.
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'Horrifying' Video Shows Israeli Soldiers Shouting With Joy After Sniping Unarmed Palestinian in Gaza
"While this shows one individual soldier's act, it is made possible by criminal orders from the top that authorized use of lethal force against unarmed protesters that has resulted in hundreds being shot."
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who told USA TODAY he's leaving Facebook over concers about how the social media site handles users' information. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Ditches Facebook Over User-Data Profiteering
Facebook's "profits are all based on the user's info, but the users get none of the profits back," he says.
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As Oklahoma Teachers' Strike Enters Second Week, Education Supporters Pack State Capitol to Capacity
"We aren't going to shut up, we aren't done...We are ready to fight for our kids for the long haul."
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Vowing 'Major Decisions' Within 24 to 48 Hours, Trump Says 'Nothing Off the Table' for Syria
"If it's the Russians, if it's Syria, if it's Iran, if it's all of them together, we'll figure it out," the president said
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Protestors block the gates of the Kinder Morgan Richmond Terminal in California in solidarity with First Nation's people in Canada on July 24, 2017. (Photo: Peg Hunter/flickr/cc) 'This Is Huge': Opposition Forces Kinder Morgan to Halt Trans Mountain Pipeline
"This is a sign that organizing works, and it could well be the beginning of the end for this dangerous pipeline," says 350.org's Clayton Thomas-Muller.
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Trump Aggressively Fought Sprinkler System Law That Could Have Saved Man in Trump Tower Fire
While working as a powerful real estate developer in the 1990s, the president claimed he couldn't afford to install sprinkler systems in his high-rise apartment buildings
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With Escalation in Syria Looming, War 'Fanatic' John Bolton Arrives at Worst Possible Time
"There are few people less suited to navigate our nation through these challenging situations than John Bolton, who never met a war he didn't want to start or a diplomatic initiative he didn't want to scuttle."
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Warning of 'Serious Consequences' If US Attacks Syria, Russian Says Chemical Attack Possible False Flag Operation
"It is necessary to warn again that military intervention under invented and fabricated pretexts in Syria... is absolutely unacceptable and can lead to the most serious consequences," said the Russian Foreign Minister's office
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