All News Articles for 2018-05-07

Monday, May 7, 2018
Oliver North, Whose 'Very Name Is Synonymous With Corruption and Disgrace,' Is NRA's Next President
"Can Oliver North even own a gun?"
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Activists participate in a protest in front of the White House October 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. Amid Warnings Withdrawal Would 'Put US on a Path Towards War With Iran,' Trump Says Nuclear Deal Decision Coming Tuesday
US exiting deal would bring 'historic regret' to the US, Iran's Rouhani warned
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CIA Accused of 'A to Z Cover-Up' as Manchin Suggests He's Open to Voting for Haspel
Haspel's meetings with Manchin and other Democrats came as the CIA wheeled a single box of classified information on her record into the basement of the Capitol building
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seattle chase #ShutDownChase: Environmentalists Occupy Bank's Seattle Office to Denounce Its Funding of Climate Disaster
350.org Seattle says that since President Donald Trump took office, "JPMorgan Chase has quadrupled its investments in tar sands and increased its financing of coal by 2,100%."
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Mirroring the Powerful They Often Cover, Major Newspapers Dominated by Graduates of Elite Schools, Study Finds
Social networks students obtain upon entry to schools like Harvard and Yale help to secure a path to jobs at influential media outlets
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Image depicts pollution that will come from the future Entergy gas plant. (Image: NoGasPlant) 'Mind-Boggling': Paid Actors Flooded City Council Meetings to Win Approval of Fossil Fuel Power Plant
"They paid us to sit through the meeting and clap every time someone said something against wind and solar power," said one actor.
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senators backing net neutrality Senate Democrats Prepare Final Push to Save Net Neutrality as Support for 'Red Alert' Campaign Grows
"If you don't see your senators on this list, they need to know how you feel about #NetNeutrality TODAY," Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) tweeted alongside a roster of lawmakers supporting an effort to restore regulations
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GOP tax scam New Analysis Suggests Some Republicans Have Finally Realized How Unpopular It Is to Lavish Corporations and the Rich With Huge Tax Giveaways
Some Republicans may finally be succumbing to the fact that "massive tax cuts to the wealthy, rich CEOs, and big corporations don't resonate with voters."
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Emboldened by Hostile Anti-Choice Rhetoric and Policies, Report Shows Intensified Attacks on Abortion Rights in 2017
"We cannot be silent as others continue to publicly vilify doctors and clinic staff, thereby jeopardizing their personal safety, in order to advance their own personal and political agendas."
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Deploying 'Tough on Terrorists' Euphemism, Trump Backs Haspel With Open Embrace of CIA Torture
"The President is defending his CIA Director nominee *because* she participated in illegal, immoral torture. That's a true danger in these times."
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Iran Trump Rouhani Nuclear Deal Rouhani Says Iran Prepared to 'Confront America's Plots' If Trump Ditches Nuclear Deal
"America is making a mistake if it leaves the nuclear accord."
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