Daily Archives: September 30, 2014

Phil Donahue on The Real News


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Published on Sep 30, 2014

The Real News is a jewel in the crown of American dissent

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More Than Half of World’s Wild Animals Disappear Due to Human Impact

More than half the world’s population of wild animals has disappeared in the past four decades. Scientists at the World Wildlife Fund and Zoological Society of London say human-caused pollution, over-hunting, devastation of habitats and climate change have combined to cut wildlife populations by 52 percent since 1970.

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Bankruptcy Judge Lets Detroit Continue Water Shutoffs

Bankruptcy Judge Lets Detroit Continue Water Shutoffs

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Half of Wildlife Gone

breakingtheset

Published on Sep 30, 2014

Abby Martin Breaks the Set on ISIS Costs, Losing Wildlife, Gender Bias Firefighters, Cops Taking Your Cash and America’s Japanese Territory.

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Scientists Predict Extreme Weather to Continue Worldwide


VOAvideo

Published on Sep 30, 2014

From floods to droughts to powerful storms, more people are impacted by extreme weather as the population increases. In Los Angeles, the Aquarium of the Pacific unveiled a tool to educate the public about extreme weather. Elizabeth Lee has more.
Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/media/video/sc…

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‘Free trade’ agreements: Power to the corporations? – Highlights


Al Jazeera English

Published on Sep 30, 2014

The Stream discussed the potential impacts of proposed free trade agreements including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). This discussion featured John Hilary of the War on Want, Simon Lester of the CATO Institute, Luisa Santos of Business Europe, and Melinda St. Louis of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch.

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CDC: First American patient contracts Ebola


PBS NewsHour

Published on Sep 30, 2014

The CDC will be holding a press conference at 5:30 p.m. EDT

The Centers for Disease Control confirmed the first diagnosed case of the Ebola virus in the United States Tuesday, the Associated Press is reporting.

On Monday, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas reported it had admitted a patient exhibiting possible Ebola symptoms for monitoring. The hospital said in a statement the patient was being held in “strict isolation” and they are “following all federal Centers for Disease Control and Texas Department of Health recommendations to ensure the safety of patients, hospital staff, volunteers, physicians and visitors.”

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CDC Confirms First Case of Ebola in US


Associated Press

Published on Sep 30, 2014

The CDC has confirmed the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States. The patient is being treated at a Dallas hospital after traveling earlier this month from Liberia. (Sept. 30)

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The American Dream, Hanging by a Thread…


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Published on Sep 30, 2014

Thom Hartmann talks with John Fugelsang, Political Commentator / Comedian Website: johnfugelsang.com / StandUpNY.com, about the American Dream Project.

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State Department Sponsors Global Technology Competition


VOAvideo

Published on Sep 30, 2014

The Tech-I competition is an annual global competition sponsored by the U.S. State Department in partnership with American Association for the Advancement of Science, to foster innovation and entrepreneurship around the world. More than 500 teams from 61 countries participated in this year’s Tech-I competition. VOA’s Hamed Behravan reports.
Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/media/video/gl…

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