All News Articles for 2019-12-23

Monday, December 23, 2019
Activist Ady Barkan first publicly asked former Vice President Joe Biden to meet with him on September 18. In Year-End Address, Dying Healthcare Activist Ady Barkan Reminds Public Joe Biden Only 2020 Democrat Not to Meet With Him
"Joe Biden, are you kidding? The clock is ticking."
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bottles of Roundup Trump's EPA Goes to Bat for Bayer as Company Fights $25 Million Verdict in Roundup Cancer Case
The chemical company is asking a federal appeals court to reverse its ruling in favor of a California man suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) gestures during the first round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on July 30, 2019. 'Bernie Blackout' Strikes Again? Despite Iowa Poll Average Showing Sanders in Solid 2nd, CNN Uses Old Poll to Show Him in 4th
"Looking forward to winning this thing without the assist."
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Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and current personal lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks to members of the media during a White House Sports and Fitness Day at the South Lawn of the White House May 30, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Rudy Giuliani Asks Not To Be Called Anti-Semitic Right Before Saying, "I'm More of a Jew Than [George] Soros"
"This is, uh, extremely anti-Semitic."
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Sharon Lavigne, founder and president of the faith-based community group RISE St. James Louisiana Officials Urged to Rescind Permission for Petrochemical Plant Over Cancer Dangers and Discovery of Burial Grounds for Enslaved People
"We continue to fight for our lives against these toxic industries, and now we are fighting for our ancestors too."
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'Cutting Social Security Is Murder': Flood of Public Outrage Greets Trump Proposal to Slash Benefits for Hundreds of Thousands
"We cannot let Trump get away with this cruelty. An attack on any part of Social Security is an attack on the entire system."
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U.S. President Donald Trump looks up toward the Solar Eclipse on the Truman Balcony at the White House on August 21, 2017 Calling Trump's Space Force a Violation of Global Consensus, China Condemns US 'Weaponization of Outer Space'
"The relevant U.S. actions are a serious violation of the international consensus on the peaceful use of outer space, undermine global strategic balance and stability, and pose a direct threat to outer space peace and security."
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Emergency Cleanup Underway After Fuel Spill in Galapagos Islands Sparks Concern for Unique and Fragile Ecosystem
The islands have some of the highest levels of species found nowhere else on the planet.
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A procession of demonstrators marched in front of the statue of the Republic with trade union flags and banners calling for struggle on December 19, 2019, the fifteenth day of a national strike. Latest Bid by France's Macron to Quell Protests Over Neoliberal Pension Scheme Fails as Strikes Continue
The French president's approach has generated a resistance movement with protesters blockading streets and engaging in a general strike.
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'What Were They Hiding?': Trump Critics Argue 'Explosive' White House Email Shows Why Key Witnesses Must Testify in Senate Trial
"If there's nothing wrong with withholding the aid, why didn't Mr. Duffey want anyone to know about what he was doing?" asked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
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A firefighter and a koala watch a bushfire in Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia. Pouring Coal on the Fires, Aussie PM Rejects Climate Solutions as Country Burns
"These are the realities that make me wonder at how corrupt must be the souls of people who have the power to stop this and fail to act."
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Observers Mystified After Trump Delivers 'Moronic' and 'Unhinged' Diatribe Against Wind Power
"Trump says he doesn't understand wind then proved it."
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candlelight vigil 'Antithesis of Justice': Five Saudi Kill Squad Members Sentenced to Death for Khashoggi Murder While Crown Prince Untouched
"Bottom line: the hit-men are guilty, sentenced to death. The masterminds not only walk free. They have barely been touched by the investigation and the trial."
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'Pretty Brazen Stuff': Email Shows Top Buttigieg Fundraiser Offering Campaign Influence in Exchange for Donations
"Pete's fat-cat mega-donors are telling each other that if you donate big money to his campaign, it gives you access and influence. And of course it does. That's why they give it. And why it's a problem."
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