All News Articles for 2018-10-24

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Despite Trump's Boasting of Strong Economy, 62% of Americans Report No Financial Improvement Since 2016
"Instead of an economic boom, most Americans are experiencing a bust."
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'Important Victory' for Voting Rights as Judge Rules Georgia Must Stop Tossing Out Absentee Ballots
"This ruling protects the people of Georgia from those who seek to undermine their right to vote. It's a huge victory, especially with the midterms just days away."
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'Wow Wow Wow... Huge News' as New York Sues ExxonMobil for Defrauding Investors by Hiding Climate Threat
"The New York Attorney General is standing up for investors who may have been swindled, and indirectly for the seven billion of us who will suffer from Exxon's lies."
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Shouldering More Than $1.5 Trillion in Debt, Majority of Young Americans Back Free College Tuition and Medicare for All
"If you put an initiative on the ballot to forgive (or have the government pay off) this debt, it would make showing up and winning on Election Day worth an average of $30,000 for millions of millennials."
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Iranian President: Saudis Would Not Have Carried Out Khashoggi Murder Without 'Protection of America'
"No one would imagine that in today's world and in this century, we would witness such an organized murder, with an apparatus organizing such a heinous killing," said Hassan Rouhani
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east island Hawaiian Island Swallowed Up By Rising Seas After Hurricane Walaka Reveals 'What the Future Could Look Like'
"The take-home message is climate change is real and it's happening now."
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Over Employees' Protests, Amazon Aggressively Pitched Facial Recognition Software to ICE At Height of Child Detention Crisis
"If being 'progressive' (raising wages, being pro-LGBTQ) makes them money, they'll do it; if working with ICE makes them money, they'll do it. They have zero actual morals or beliefs outside of profit."
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'Appalling': Asbestos Imports Soar 2,000% as Trump Loosens Restrictions on Cancer-Causing Material
"Americans cannot identify or manage the risks of asbestos. The time is now for the EPA to say no to the asbestos industry and finally ban asbestos without exemptions."
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plastic Despite Corporate Resistance, EU One Step Closer to Ban on the Single-Use Plastics Choking Planet and Harming Human Health
"The European Parliament has made history by voting to reduce single-use plastics and slash plastic pollution in our rivers and ocean."
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Day After Bomb Found at Soros Home, 'Potential Explosive Devices' Sent to Clinton, Obama, and CNN
The Secret Service said it has "initiated a full scope criminal investigation that will leverage all available federal, state, and local resources to determine the source of the packages and identify those responsible."
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'Very Dangerous,' Warns Russia as Global Experts Say Trump Ditching INF Treaty Will Restart Nuclear Arms Race
"What apparently underlies this decision is a general antipathy by key members of the administration to negotiated agreements that in any way constrain U.S. weapons systems."
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Aurelia Skipwith Trump Nominates Ex-Monsanto Exec to 'Help the Most Anti-Environmental Administration in History Do Even More Damage'
"Aurelia Skipwith has been working in the Trump administration all along to end protections for billions of migratory birds, gut endangered species safeguards, and eviscerate national monuments."
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'Caught Red Handed!': Trump's Last-Minute Promise to Middle Class Mocked as Confession GOP Tax Scam Only for Corporations and the Rich
"The middle class will see straight through this scam just like they did with Trump's broken promise to deliver $4,000 wage increases."
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Three Women Charged With Grand Theft Felony For Saving Thrown Away Baby Cow
"Factory farming is inherently cruel, but even from a factory farm perspective throwing live babies into graveyard situations where they are going to languish, slowly starve to death and suffer heat stroke is a clear criminal violation. I don't know of anyone who would argue that is an acceptable...
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