All News Articles for 2018-09-17

Monday, September 17, 2018
In Noatak National Preserve, Alaska, an exceptionally warm summer in 2004 triggered this 300m long slump associated with thawing permafrost. Melting Permafrost Projections Reveal Paris Climate Goals at Risk: Study
"We have to prepare ourselves for the possibility that we may never get back to safer levels of warming."
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U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in by committee Chairman Chuck Grassley to testify during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. Facing Serious Sexual Assault Accusations, Alleged Perjury Doesn't Help Kavanaugh's Credibility
While the nominee has a history of dishonesty and obfuscation, Ford has proven a very reluctant—yet so far compelling—witness to the events that took place more than three decades ago
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spy eye Free Press Advocates Alarmed by US Government's "Terrifying" Secret Rules for Spying on Journalists
"It makes me wonder, what other rules are out there, and how have these rules been applied?"
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'This Election Is Last Chance to Stop Them': Kudlow Confirms Trump and GOP Ready to Gut Safety Net After Midterms
"Believe them when they say they are coming after Medicare and Social Security."
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Activists with Greenpeace 'Dumbest Policy in the World': Report Details How Canada's Massive Fossil Fuel Subsidies Undermine Climate Action
Working to curb emissions while using public funds to subsidize oil and gas industry "is like trying to bail water out of a leaky boat"
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The US-Led Global War on Terrorism Has Succeeded... In Creating More Global Terrorism
Since 9/11, the regions where the U.S. military has been most active—countries in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia—have seen a five-fold increase in violent attacks
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New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaking Sunday with CNN's Jake Tapper. Medicare for All Is 'Not Just Pie in the Sky': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
"Medicare for all would save the American people a very large amount of money," New York congressional candidate tells CNN
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Internet Howls After Learning Trump Will Soon Be Able to Send Text Alerts to Every Single US Resident
Sorry. No opting out.
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Rescue workers are searching for dozens of people feared dead Scores Feared Dead in Philippines After Massive Landslide Triggered by Typhoon Mangkhut
Recovery efforts are only beginning in the Philippines and Hong Kong as Southern China continues to battle rain and strong winds
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Attorney Debra Katz (r) is representing Christine Blasey Ford, the college professor who says she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, Willing to Testify Before Senate: Attorney
According to her attorney, woman who has accused Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault "is willing to do whatever it takes to get her story forth."
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Warnings of 'Catastrophic and Historic' Flooding as Experts Say Worst of Hurricane Florence Yet to Come
"For many (most?) places, the worst of Florence's flooding is still on the way. Still expecting record or near-record flooding across a large part of North Carolina in the days to come."
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 Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh meeting with Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) in her office on Capitol Hill on August 21, 2018 in Washington, DC. While Women's Rights Group Demand Kavanaugh Withdraw, Susan Collins Doesn't "Know Enough to Make a Judgment"
"NOW respectfully demands that Brett Kavanaugh withdraw and if he doesn't, that the Committee and the full Senate rejects the nomination of this flawed nominee," said Toni Van Pelt, president for the National Organization for Women
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