All News Articles for 2018-05-16

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Financial Disclosure Showing Trump Payment to Cohen Is 'Tantamount to a Criminal Referral,' Former White House Ethics Chief Says
"OGE has effectively reported the president to DOJ for potentially committing a crime."
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Social media consultant Jason Sullivan Mueller Has Subpoenaed Trump Adviser Roger Stone's Social Media Consultant: Report
The move suggests the special counsel is looking into whether the Trump campaign had advance knowledge of DNC emails allegedly hacked by Russian intelligence and published by WikiLeaks
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Net Neutrality Defenders of Open Internet Deliver 'Historic Win' as Senate Votes to Restore Net Neutrality
"The fight ahead is not going to be easy, but victory is within reach."
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'Clear Human Fingerprints' Found by NASA Study of Increasingly Dire Global Water Shortages
"This report is a warning and an insight into a future threat."
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After Israel Kills 60 People in Gaza, Dozen Senators Call for Humanitarian Assistance While Rights Groups Demand US End Military Aid to Israelis
While senators called on State Department to help alleviate humanitarian crisis in Gaza, rights groups decried U.S. backing of Israeli government and complicity in what amounts to "war crimes"
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teachers 'Largest Act of Organized Teacher Political Action in State History' as North Carolina Joins National Wave
The statewide teachers' association said marchers hope to elect "more pro-public education leaders in North Carolina to return our state back to a beacon for public schools."
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Detailing CEO-Worker Pay Gaps as High as 5,000 to 1, It's Clear Why Corporate Execs Didn't Want This Report Released
"I knew inequality was a great problem in our society but I didn’t understand quite how extreme it was," says Rep. Keith Ellison
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A Dozen Google Employees Resign Over Pentagon Drone Contract as 4,000 Workers Demand End to Project
"At some point, I realized I could not in good faith recommend anyone join Google, knowing what I knew. I realized if I can't recommend people join here, then why am I still here?"
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CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel Democrats Shamed for Supporting Gina Haspel, CIA Nominee Who Oversaw 'Chaining Detainees to Ceiling for Days, Naked or in Diapers'
ACLU reminded lawmakers that Trump's nominee also "oversaw torture methods based on 1960s-era experiments on dogs."
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Citing US Invasions of Iraq and Libya, North Korea Says 'Repugnance' of John Bolton Threatens Talks
"North Korea sees the prospect of John Bolton driving negotiations as a real threat, realizing his main goal may be driving them into the ground."
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In 'Deliberately Cruel' Assault on Rights, Trump's DHS Plans to Detain Immigrant Children on Military Bases
"These used to be called internment camps."
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New Study Raises Alarm About Exposure to Glyphosate Pesticides at Levels the EPA Claims Are "Safe"
"These early warnings must be further investigated," said one researcher, espeically "given the planet-wide use of the glyphosate-based herbicides."
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While Many US Outlets Equivocate on Israel's Massacre of Unarmed Palestinians, The Onion's Piercing Satire Destroys IDF Talking Points and War Crime Apologists
The searing satire of headline writers at this outlet over the last two days have perhaps done more than most mainstream journalists to expose just how wantonly cruel the actions of the IDF have become and how ludicrous and vile the arguments of its defenders remain
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Big Primary Wins for Socialists and Progressives Who Ran on 'Popular Demands That Were Deemed Impossible'
"Welcome to the political revolution."
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