All News Articles for 2018-07-27

Friday, July 27, 2018
A mom holds her newborn US the 'Worst Place in the World' to Give Birth: USA Today Investigation
Half of the 700 deaths that happen each year could be prevented with better care, the investigation found
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<p>"These people are fleeing from the wreckage and horrors of U.S. policies." (Photo: Screenshot) On 'Democracy Now!', Noam Chomsky Condemns US for 'Brutal and Sadistic' Refugee Policies Amid Erosion of Democracy
"So, essentially, what President Trump is saying is, we’ll destroy your countries, slaughter you, impose brutal regimes, but if you try to get out, you’re not going to come here, because America is full."
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Cecil As Trump Rolls Back Barriers, Big-Game Hunters—Including Rich GOP Donors—Granted Dozens of Permits for Lion "Trophies"
"It is time to open our eyes and accept the overwhelming evidence that trophy hunting is detrimental to the animals and their populations."
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New Report Documents Corporate Media's Widespread Failure to Cover Link Between Climate Crisis and Extreme Weather
By not providing context for heatwaves, droughts, flooding, and wildfires, the news media is contributing to climate-related complacency, report finds
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Because He "Won't Let Go of His Corporate Polluter Past," EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler Already Facing Lawsuit and Call for Ethics Probe
"With each passing day, it has become more apparent that Wheeler is as ethically compromised as Scott Pruitt, disregarding ethics and conflict of interest concerns while meeting with big polluters and pushing their dirty policies."
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In Victory for Workers Demanding 'Justice and Dignity,' Disneyland Employees Secure $15 Minimum Wage
"It's important for Disney, as the largest employer in Orange County, to recognize the struggles workers go through as the cost of living continues to rise in the area."
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U.S. President Donald Trump, flanked by hawkish National Security Advisor John Bolton Trump Ready to Bomb Iran Within One Month: Australian Govt Sources
New reporting from Australia's ABC news comes amid warning that "Trump's reckless threats" should not be ignored
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truck In 'Major Win' for Clean Air and Public Health, EPA Reverses Pruitt's 'Super-Polluting' Truck Loophole
The decision came after a federal appeals court sided with green groups that sought to block the "irresponsible and dangerous" policy
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"You Can't Eat GDP": Reminder That Most Workers Are Struggling as Trump and Corporate Media Tout Economic Growth
"Any administration would tout a strong GDP report like today's, but if it's not reaching workers' paychecks, which it isn't, then cease the applause."
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With More Than 700 Children Still Separated, Immigrant Rights Groups Decry Trump Officials' Claim That Reunification Deadline Was Met
"Not even close, and that's if you believe their number."
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Firefighters battle a wildfire in Sweden. 'Unprecedented' Heat Wave Fueling Arctic Fires Made More Than Twice as Likely by Climate Change: Analysis
"The logic that climate change will do this is inescapable—the world is becoming warmer, and so heat waves like this are becoming more common."
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Cohen Reportedly Ready to Tell Mueller Trump Knew All About 2016 Meeting Between Don Jr. and Russian Lawyer Promising 'Dirt' on Clinton
"It appears Donald Trump knew about this meeting in advance, and then lied about it. As evidence accumulates, it becomes harder to believe Trump had no idea what was happening."
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