All News Articles for 2019-10-29

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
After NCAA Votes to Lift Ban on Compensating Students Athletes, GOP Senator Calls for Taxing Their Scholarships
The decision won praise from many, but prompted a vow from one Republican senator to tax college athletes' scholarships
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The exterior of a Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center 'Deeply Disturbing': Missouri Health Director Testifies He Kept Spreadsheet of Planned Parenthood Patients' Menstrual Periods
"Missouri politicians have gone too far. Tracking patients' periods is government overreach at its worst and a major violation of privacy."
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Popular sports and culture site Deadspin is being roiled by a labor dispute. 'Stick to Sports' Demand Backfires: Deadspin Newsroom in Open Revolt Against Private Equity Owners and Management
The popular sports and culture site was instructed to stick to the former on Monday and did not.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaking to reporters during a weekly press briefing. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) READ: House Democrats Release Text of 8-Page Resolution Detailing Public Phase of Trump Impeachment Inquiry
"We are taking this step," explained Nancy Pelosi ahead of its release, "to eliminate any doubt as to whether the Trump Administration may withhold documents, prevent witness testimony, disregard duly authorized subpoenas, or continue obstructing the House of Representatives."
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With 330,000 People on Georgia 'Purge List,' Rights Advocates Warn of Massive Voter Suppression
"Voters should not lose their right to vote simply because they have decided not to express that right in recent elections."
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climate strikers Demanding Seat at the Table, Youth Organizers Announce New Wave of Climate Strikes Ahead of UN Talks in Chile
"Young people are making it clear that we will support and vote for leaders who will listen to us because we will be here, striking, marching, rallying, and voting."
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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders gestures after speaking during the 2019 J Street National Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC on October 28, 2019. Sanders Tops CNN Poll in New Hampshire: Bernie Edges Warren as Biden Dives
"As we have said from the beginning, this is a campaign built to win and planning to win," campaign manager Faiz Shakir told Common Dreams .
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Leaked Audio of Payday Loan Executive Bragging About White House Access Reveals 'Quid Pro Quo' Top Trump Donors Enjoy
"The president pledged to drain the swamp, instead it appears he's catering to the alligators."
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'Children of the Financial Crash'—Demanding Bold Alternative—Credited for Global Uprising Against Neoliberalism and Austerity
"The whole political elite needs to change because the current system has done nothing for us," one demonstrator against government corruption and high unemployement in Iraq said recently.
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves after speaking at an activists training event at the GLO Centre in Motherwell, Scotland on Saturday. With Brexit on the Line, Corbyn Vows 'Ambitious and Radical Campaign' as Labour Backs General Election
Labour Leader says U.K. election "a once in a generation chance to build a country for the many, not the few."
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A Lebanese protester waves a national flag as he marches with others during a demonstration along the Fuad Chehab avenue in the capital Beirut on October 29, 2019 on the 13th day of anti-government protests. Mass Uprising Against Austerity and Corruption Forces Lebanon Prime Minister and Cabinet to Resign
"This is in response to the will and demand of the thousands of Lebanese demanding change," Saad Hariri said in a televised address.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Vowing to Put People Before Corporate Interests, Sanders Agrees He Poses 'Existential Threat to the Democratic Party'
"I want to convert the Democratic Party, to break its dependency on big money and corporate interests, and make it a party of working-class people, of young people, of all people who believe in justice."
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'Potentially Seismic for Control of Congress': Court Strikes Down North Carolina GOP's Gerrymandered Map
"This is huge: NC is one of the most gerrymandered states in the country."
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Sanders Says $3.8B in Annual US Military Aid to Israel Should Be Leveraged to End Horrific Treatment of Palestinians
"We have a right to say to the Israeli government that the United States of America and our taxpayers and our people believe in human rights, we believe in democracy, we will not accept authoritarianism or racism."
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Alexander Vindman is set to testify before House impeachment investigators on Tuesday. (Photo: United States Embassy, Kyiv) White House Official Who Heard Trump's Ukraine Call to Offer 'Damning Testimony' to House Impeachment Investigators
"I did not think it was proper to demand that a foreign government investigate a U.S. citizen," Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman plans to tell House committees Tuesday
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