All News Articles for 2019-05-16

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Thinning Five Times Faster Than Just Two Decades Ago, Study Shows Antarctic Ice Melting at Terrifying Rate
"The speed of drawing down ice from an ice sheet used to be spoken of in geological timescales, but that has now been replaced by people's lifetimes."
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embassy protectors Venezuelan Government Denounces US Seizure of Embassy, Arrest of Peace Activists as Violation of Vienna Convention
"We do not authorize any of the coup leaders to enter our embassy in Washington D.C.," said deputy foreign minister on behalf of Maduro government
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'Spoiler: Because Australia Has Universal Healthcare': Watch Ocasio-Cortez Ask Pharma CEO Why HIV Drug Costs $8 Overseas But $1,780 in the US
"We the public, we the people, developed this drug, we paid for this drug. There's no reason this should be $2,000 a month. People are dying because of it."
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Rep. Daniel Lipinsk testifies during a hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee March 20, 2007. Amid GOP Assault on Abortion Rights, DCCC-Backed Fundraiser for Anti-Choice Democrat Blasted as 'Demeaning to Women'
"At a time when we need every pro-choice voice we can get, this is reprehensible for a leader in the Democratic Party."
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Inslee's $9 Trillion Climate Plan Praised for Showing Why Rapid Mobilization a 'Massive Economic Opportunity'
"When we have people in Iowa seeking high ground," the governor said, referring to recent flooding there, "we can't have a middle ground proposal."
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In Old Tweets, Trump Warned a President Would Attack Iran in 'Desperate' Attempt to Win Reelection
"Barack Obama will attack Iran in the not too distant future because it will help him win the election," Trump tweeted in 2011
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Palestinians on the border between Gaza and Israel helping a wounded protester flee Israeli military forces. As One Million People Face Hunger in Besieged Gaza, Israel Shoots 16 Palestinians at Nakba Day Protests
"It is a race against time."
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) Sorry, Critics Tell Warren, Greening US Empire's "Powerful War Machine" No Answer to Climate Crisis
"Fighting the climate crisis is not about enabling the largest and most powerful military in human history to be more efficient in its destructive missions."
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Major Victory for Climate Campaigners as NY Gov. Cuomo Rejects 'Dangerous' Williams Pipeline
"Along with our allies, we will continue to ensure this reckless project is shelved forever."
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'Unacceptable and Uncalled For': Iranian Foreign Minister Denounces Trump Administration's March to War
Javad Zarif said Iran is exercising "maximum restraint" in the face of repeated threats of force from the Trump administration
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'Good,' Says Warren, After Trump Bank Regulator Calls Her Tough Questioning on Wells Fargo 'Insulting'
"People all across this country were scammed and squeezed by Wells Fargo," said the Massachusetts senator
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'Corporate Greed, Plain and Simple': Sanders Leads Senate Letter Pressuring Delta to End 'Demeaning' Anti-Union Campaign
"We urge you to end Delta's anti-union tactics, and allow Delta workers to decide the question of unionization free from fear, intimidation, or retaliation."
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