All News Articles for 2019-10-21

Monday, October 21, 2019
'We Should Be Worried': Study Confirms Fear That Intense Ocean Acidification Portends Ecological Collapse
"We have been warned."
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High school protesters in Chile demonstrate at subways against a fare hike. The movement has exploded in recent days. "We Can't Remain Indifferent": Chile Trade Unions Call for General Strike in Support of Student-Led Uprising
"Something's not right with this country and 14-year-olds were the first ones to say so—now it's workers' turn to say enough is enough."
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A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) worker screens passengers and airport employees at O'Hare International Airport on January 07, 2019 in Chicago. Rejecting Challenge to No Fly List, Federal Appeals Court Leaves Men Charged With No Crime 'In an Indefinite Kafkaesque Nightmare'
The lawsuit was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of four U.S. citizens.
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies during a hearing held by the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 16, 2018 in Washington, D.C. 'She Should Be Shunned': Fortune Magazine Holds Fast Despite Outrage Over Kirstjen Nielsen's Presence at Women's Summit
"Fortune needs to see the writing on the wall."
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Chicago Teachers Union members 'Not Going to Happen' Says Chicago Teacher After Mayor Lightfoot Urges Educators to End Strike While Contract Negotiations Continue
Invoking one of their rallying cries, the Chicago Teachers Union responded, "when we said 'put it in writing,' this isn't what we meant."
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After Repeated Violations of Constitution's Anti-Corruption Law, Trump Dismisses Emoluments Clause as 'Phony'
"It would be cool if the courts and/or opposition party proved that the emoluments clause is not, in fact, phony."
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Assange Lawyer Decries 'Legally Unprecedented' Assault on Journalism as Judge Denies Request to Delay US Extradition Hearing
"This is part of an avowed war on whistleblowers to include investigative journalists and publishers."
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Warren's 'Transformational' Education Plan Takes Aim at Charter Schools and Vouchers, Vowing to Make Schools Safe and Equitable for All Students
"It's a plan focused on supporting students from birth to college and career, and on supporting teachers throughout their careers."
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Democratic Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a Bernie's Back rally at Queensbridge Park. "I'm Willing to Fight for Someone I Don't Know": Sanders Speech Becomes Viral Rallying Cry
"There is an America that most people believe in," said Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. "It is an ideal. It's not a reality yet."
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Driven by Solar Installations, IEA Projects Global Renewable Energy Capacity to Rise by 50% in 5 Years
However, the deployment of renewables "still needs to accelerate if we are to achieve long-term climate, air quality, and energy access goals."
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Swiss Green Party President Regula Rytz (C) reacts with party members upon the announcement of the first results during the general election on October 20, 2019 in Switzerland's capital Bern. Climate Urgency Fuels Historic Gains for Greens as Swiss Voters Deliver Rebuke to 'Toxic Far-Right Political Narrative'
"It is not a green wave; it is a tsunami, a hurricane."
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'Go Home America. After You Made Our Sons Die': Outraged Syrian Kurds Throw Dirt and Rotten Food at Fleeing US Troops
"To the U.S. Army who are leaving northeast Syria, tell your children that the children of the Kurds were killed by the Turks and you did nothing to protect them."
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Democratic presidential hopeful South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg greets campaign volunteers before departing a rally outside the Reading Terminal Market in Center City Philadelphia, PA, on October 20, 2019 (Photo:  Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Falling in With the 'Wrong Crowd'? Buttigieg Took Campaign Hiring Advice Direct From Facebook CEO
"Very interested to see how Buttigieg answers the many questions he will no doubt be getting about this story."
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As Trump Tweets He Is 'Bringing Soldiers Home,' Pentagon Chief Says US Forces Leaving Syria Are Shifting to Iraq
"We simply cannot believe anything the Trump administration says—and neither can our allies."
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