All News Articles for 2020-02-07

Friday, February 7, 2020
bumblebee 'Consistent With a Mass Extinction': New Study Warns Climate Chaos Driving Rapid Decline of Bumblebees
The research "adds to a growing body of evidence for alarming, widespread losses of biodiversity and for rates of global change that now exceed the critical limits of ecosystem resilience."
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'Which Side Are You On?': Sanders Calls Out Buttigieg for Raking in Billionaire Donations
"Do you think if you're collecting money from dozens of dozens of billionaires you're going to stand up to the drug companies and you're going to throw their CEOs in jail if they're acting criminally?"
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New Report Details How Fossil Fuel Industry's Climate Destruction Also Exacerbates Human Rights Abuses
"Even in the face of the clearest scientific evidence that burning fossil fuels is literally setting the planet on fire, this sector continues to invest in the same old model and often misinforms society about the climate crisis and its causes."
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Glenn Greenwald 'Not Good Enough': After Judge's Ruling, Greenwald Vows to Take Press Freedom Case to Brazil's Supreme Court
"We want a clear ruling from the Supreme Court that will enduringly protect the right of a free press against further assaults from the Bolsonaro government."
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'Bombshell': Iraqi Officials Say ISIS—Not Iran—Likely Behind Rocket Attack Trump Used to Justify Soleimani Assassination
"Al-Qaeda attacked the U.S. on 9/11 and we went to war with Iraq. If this report is true, ISIS attacked the U.S. and we nearly went to war with Iran."
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Record-Breaking Temperature of Nearly 65ºF Logged in Antarctica as Scientists Sound Alarm Over Rapid Ice Melt 
The Antarctic peninsula was warmer than the United Kingdom when the the temperature was recorded Friday.
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Democratic presidential hopeful entrepreneur Andrew Yang, wearing a "MATH" (Make America Think Harder) pin, speaks to the press in the Spin Room following the fifth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia on November 20, 2019. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/via Getty Images) Andrew Yang—That 2020 Hopeful With the 'Math' Pin—on Iowa Results: 'Looks Like Bernie Won'
In the (almost) final popular vote tallies—with 99.9% of precincts reporting—Sanders leads Buttigieg by 6,114 votes (43,671 to 37,557) in the first alignment, and by 2,631 votes (45,826 to 43,195) and the final alignment.
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Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO 'Victory for Workers!': House Praised for Passing Landmark PRO Act to Strengthen Unions and Labor Rights
"Trump claimed to be 'pro-worker'... If that was anything other than his usual phony rhetoric, Trump will push the Senate to pass the bill and sign it."
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'Blatant Lie': Seema Verma Claims Trump Not Cutting Medicaid as He Pushes Plan Doing Just That
"Make no mistake: the Trump administration has spent the past two years actively dismantling Medicaid by fiat—after failing to gut it legislatively."
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With Sanders Clearly Ahead in Iowa Popular Vote, Buttigieg Chided for Declaring Himself Official Winner Based on Error-Filled Delegate Count While Sanders Declares Victory in Iowa Popular Vote, Buttigieg Chided for Claiming He 'Officially Won' Based on Error-Filled Delegate Count
The Sanders campaign issued a statement Thursday night highlighting more than a dozen "discrepancies in the state delegate equivalent data" that it sent to the Iowa Democratic Party.
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