All News Articles for 2018-05-29

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
'No Personnel Announcements at This Time,' Says Huckabee Sanders When Asked About Trump's Latest Griping About AG Jeff Sessions
"Publicly questioning your own decision to nominate your own attorney general hours after it gets publicly confirmed that said attorney general remains a key witness in an investigation into whether you obstructed justice by interfering in said investigation does not seem like a sound legal...
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Supreme Court Decision Leaves Arkansas Women With Only One Abortion Clinic in the State
The Supreme Court refused to hear a challenge to a 2015 law that places restrictions on clinics that provide medication abortions
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protest Keystone XL Developer "Infiltrates Our Democracy" With Major Campaign Contributions in Nebraska
Ahead of midterms, TransCanada has poured several thousand dollars into the GOP governor's and state lawmakers' election efforts
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Hundreds Arrested Nationwide as Poor People's Campaign Demands 'End to the War Economy'
"We have a long history of wars against other people, mostly people of color, around the world. It's time we stopped calling it the Defense Department and started calling it what it is: the Department of War."
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Corporations Win Again as 'Toxic Mega Merger' Wins Approval From Trump DOJ
The American people, said Friends of the Earth, "deserve better than corporate monopolies that drive up food prices and put family farmers out of business."
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A study by professors at Harvard University found that Republican-appointed judges give black defendents longer sentences than those appointed by Democrats. Black Defendants Face Harsher Sentences From GOP-Appointed Judges, Study Finds
As Trump makes judicial appointments at breakneck speed, Harvard research exposes troubling sentencing disparities along racial lines
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Kinder Morgan 'Immense Moral Cowardice': Trudeau Trashed for Government Purchase of Climate-Killing Kinder Morgan Pipeline
"I hope Justin Trudeau knows that this decision is going to haunt him everywhere he travels in the world. Movements fighting for real climate action and Indigenous rights are everywhere."
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Puerto Rico Harvard Study Puts Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico at Nearly 6,000 People—70 Times Official Count
Findings are "confirmation of an American tragedy," says Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.)
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'Dark and Disturbing' DOJ Report Shows Big Pharma Knew of Opioid Abuse After Releasing Popular Painkiller
Within a year of Purdue Pharma releasing OxyContin, internal memos mentioned concerns over patients abusing the painkiller and doctors acting as drug pushers
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boats Amid Rocket Fire and Airstrikes, Gazans Launch Fishing Boats to Challenge Israel's Naval Blockade
Participants reportedly include medical patients and students barred from leaving the occupied territory
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Amid Grassroots Push, Medicare for All Winning Big in Democratic Primaries
"Being able to go to the doctor for any reason and not worry about paying for it? That sounds pretty good. We should do that."
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