All News Articles for 2019-07-04

Thursday, July 4, 2019
An earthquake hit southern California Thursday, centered in the town of Ridgecrest. Biggest Earthquake in 20 Years Hits Southern California
The 6.4 magnitude quake, centered in the southern California city of Ridgecrest, was felt 113 miles away in Los Angeles
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refugees from Libya After Aerial Bombing Kills Dozens of Migrants in Libya, 82 More Reported Missing at Sea
The separate incidents, less than two days apart, have sparked calls from U.N. officials and human rights advocates for world leaders to pursue humane refugee policies
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Glenn Greenwald, founder and editor of The Intercept, gestures during a hearing at the Lower House's Human Rights Commission in Brasilia, Brazil, on June 25, 2019. 'A Brutal Violation of Press Freedom': Glenn Greenwald Targeted With Investigation by Brazilian Government After Reporting on Corruption
"Criminally investigating journalist Glenn Greenwald for reporting on corruption within the Bolsonaro government is a shocking violation of his rights as a reporter."
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'Straight Out of Orwell': While Slashing Climate Regulations, Trump Plans Speech Touting His 'Environmental Leadership'
Trump "plans to go on the offensive against criticism of his industry-friendly rollbacks of environment protections" in an address at the White House next week, The Guardian reported
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Youth climate activists Study Finds Holding Governments and Corporations Legally Accountable for Climate Crisis 'Has Become a Global Phenomenon'
Climate action and liability cases have been filed in at least 28 countries
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg Greta Thunberg Thanks OPEC Chief for Suggesting Climate Campaigners Pose 'Greatest Threat' to Oil Sector
"Our biggest compliment yet!"
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After Becoming Lone Republican to Call for Trump Impeachment, Justin Amash Leaves GOP
"I've become disenchanted with party politics and frightened by what I see from it. The two-party system has evolved into an existential threat."
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'Monstrous': Trump Blames Migrants for Appalling Conditions at Border Patrol Detention Centers
"It's hard to overstate the level of venality and depravity this man is capable of."
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