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  1. CIA Evidence from Whistleblower Trial Could Tilt Iran Nuclear TalksRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

    A month after former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling was convicted on nine felony counts with circumstantial metadata , the zealous prosecution is now having potentially major consequences -- casting doubt on the credibility of claims by the U.S. government that Iran has developed a nuclear weapons program. With negotiations between Iran and the United States at a pivotal stage, fallout from the trial's revelations about the CIA's Operation Merlin is likely to cause the International Atomic Energy Agency to re-examine U.S. assertions that Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons.

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  2. February 26, 1919: The Grand Canyon Becomes a National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Nation

    On this day in 1919 President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill establishing Grand Canyon National Park. Back in 1893, music critic and Nation staffer Henry T. Finck wrote about his trip to the Canyon , and, in other installments, his travels across the West.

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  3. How We Won Net NeutralityRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    'The real story,' explains Aaron, is the 'dozens of public interest groups, new civil rights leaders and netroots organizers coordinating actions online and off, inside and outside Washington' who made this victory possible. After years of cronyism, corruption and cowardice, Thursday's vote for strong Net Neutrality rules at the FCC is unexpected if not unprecedented.

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  4. Obama's Trade Agenda Smacks Down the ClimateRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    President Obama, like the Bushes and Clinton before him, is all in on expanding the type of free trade multinational corporations love. Unfortunately, these trade agreements fuel an extractive form of globalization that has negatively impacted jobs and inequality, and have also been devastating for the climate.

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  5. Women Don't Seek Help For Heart Attacks Because They Worry About Seeming Too EmotionalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Our gendered expectations about the way that men and women should behave can actually have a tangible impact on Americans' health outcomes, new research conducted by epidemiologists at the Yale School of Public Health suggests. Previous research has confirmed that women are more likely than men to delay seeking medical care for their health issues, particularly when money is tight, largely because they choose to care for their children before caring for themselves.

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  6. States Spending Millions On Welfare Drug Testing, Turn Up Barely AnythingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    As state legislatures convene across the country, proposals keep cropping up to drug test applicants to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, or welfare. Bills have been introduced so far in Montana , Texas , and West Virginia , with a handful of others also considering such a move.

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  7. The Sticky Business Of Growing Pot In D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Despite warnings of potential recourse from House Republicans, D.C. adults aged 21 and up can legally consume marijuana for recreational purposes as of 12:01 a.m. Thursday. Under Initiative 71 , individuals can possess two ounces of marijuana, consume it on private property, and share an ounce with a friend.

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  8. Mike's Blog Round UpRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Huh. Ellen at NewsHounds has a good rundown on the many times Bill O'Reilly and his minions have tried to intimidate those who challenged them. In this case, of course, O'Reilly is not just sending underlings out to ambush reporters -- he's personally issuing threats.

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  9. Fox And O'Reilly Will Always Play Rough, And It Always WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Ellen at NewsHounds has a good rundown on the many times Bill O'Reilly and his minions have tried to intimidate those who challenged them. This didn't just start in the present situation, in which O'Reilly has threatened reporters at The New York Times and Mother Jones.

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  10. Georgia State Reps Introduce Resolution Calling For Schools To Show D'Souza's 'America'Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Here we go again. First Florida and now Georgia. These Republicans sure do love sucking up to a convicted felon , don't they? Georgia lawmakers last week introduced a resolution calling on schools to screen conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza's latest movie, "America: Imagine A World Without Her."

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  11. 'Today Is THE Day' as FCC Readies Historic Vote on Net NeutralityRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Champions of the concept known as net neutrality-who have literally been counting the hours -are preparing celebrations on Thursday as the FCC is expected to officially enshrine the policy by reclassifying the Internet as a public utility - a decision which follows intense lobbying over recent months by grassroots organizations and web users who say the vote represents the most important ruling by the commission in a generation. As Free Press, one of the groups that have led the charge to defend net neutrality by having the FCC place the Internet under what is known as Title II protection, tweeted early Thursday morning: "Today is THE day."

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  12. Syria: Islamic State Takes 150 Christians Captive as 3,000 Flee to HasakahRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Truthdig

    Al-Nahar reported that dozens of Assyrian Christians have been abducted by Daesh in Hasakah Province, northeast Syria. Reuters later put the number at 150.

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  13. What John Oliver Thinks About the U.K. Labour Party's Patronizing Pink BusRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Truthdig

    Why a political party in the United Kingdom thought it wise to paint a bus pink in order to reach out to female voters is hard to understand.

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  14. Why Netanyahu's Congress Speech Will FailRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Truthdig

    The conspiracy hatched by Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to undermine President Obama's negotiations with Iran over its civilian nuclear weapons program has a false premise that dooms it. Many Republicans, and Netanyahu, believe that Obama is negotiating a bad deal with Iran that will allow Tehran to run a nuclear enrichment program that would always have the potential to be weaponized at any time the Iranian leadership chose to go in that direction.

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  15. Tomgram: Michael Schwartz, Israel, Gaza, and Energy Wars in the Middle EastRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | TomDispatch

    Talk of an oil glut and a potential further price drop seems to be growing. The cost of a barrel of crude now sits at just under $60, only a little more than half what it was at its most recent peak in June 2014 .

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  16. The View From OlympusRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    This past week I had the good fortune to watch an extraordinary documentary film feature entitled Expedition To The End of the World. This film drew together several environmental concerns, and suggested to me a different way of comprehending the obtuseness of our current economic overlords.

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  17. Unprecedented sea level rise along the NE coast in 2009-2010Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The heat generated by Climate Change is not causing sea level rise rates evenly across coastal areas. Coastal regions north of New York have shown a dramatic rise of 4 inches in 2009-2010.

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  18. New Sports Expose: Changes Needed In All DirectionsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    The good news, writes Nader, is that sports 'can be healthy socio-cultural practice of much value when win-at-all-cost and profit-at-all-cost thinking aren't driving the bus.' That's true if for no other reason than the fact that sports absorb billions of hours of people's time - at all ages.

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  19. Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Netenyahu, DHS and how not to governRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Susan E. Rice, President Obama's national security adviser, sharply criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on Tuesday over his plans to address a joint meeting of Congress next week, saying his actions had hurt his nation's relationship with the United States. Mr. Netanyahu's decision to travel to Washington to deliver the speech two weeks before the Israeli elections has "injected a degree of partisanship, which is not only unfortunate, I think it's destructive of the fabric of the relationship," Ms.

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  20. TV Meteorologists Should Say It Loud and Clear: Climate Change Is HereRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Meteorologists, especially those on the television news programs, have a duty to state this cold, hard fact: climate change is happening now and its staring us in the face. President Barack Obama issued the third veto in his more than six years in office, rejecting S.1 , the "Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act."

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