Daily Archives: August 9, 2015

Nagasaki remembers US atomic bomb victims at 70th anniversary


RT

Published on Aug 9, 2015
Mourners gathered on Nagasaki Peace Park in Japan on Sunday in commemoration of those who lost their lives during the US atomic bombing which took place 70 years ago.

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Scorching ‘Heat Dome’ Middle East. IRAN 165F Oven Cooking temp.

MLordandGod

Published on Aug 2, 2015
Scorching ‘Heat Dome’ over Middle East. IRAN Temperat 165F is Oven Cooking temp. Iraq called Public Holiday due to heat.
record-breaking temperatures in Iran.

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Fight Climate Change, Eat Less Meat


The Daily Conversation

Published on Aug 7, 2015
Meat consumption is the leading cause of climate change. Animal agriculture accounts for roughly half of global emissions. On average, each American eats 275 pounds of meat a year, compared to the global average of 90 pounds per person (41 kg).

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Bernie Sanders Portland Speech, Largest Crowd Yet


The Daily Conversation

Published on Aug 9, 2015
Bernie Sanders drew a record crowd of 28,000 people in Portland, Oregon for his latest campaign speech. The Moda Center sports arena, where the Portland Trailblazers play, was filled to capacity (19,980) sending almost 10,000 into overflow areas outside the arena.

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The Forces Behind Schumer’s Rejection of Iran Deal


TheRealNews

Published on Aug 8, 2015

While AIPAC and other anti-deal groups spent up to $40 million in TV ads, liberal groups have already come out rejecting NY Senator Schumer as the next party leader

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The Global African: Addressing Race & Mediterranean Refugee Crisis


TheRealNews

Published on Aug 4, 2015

Telesur’s The Global African explores the politics of class and race, and examines the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean.

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Harper Dishonest in Debate


TheRealNews

Published on Aug 8, 2015

Harper’s economic record challenged by the debate opponents and TRNN panel with Jordon Brennan, Nora Loreto and Jason Sykes

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Japan holds ceremony to mark 70 years since devastating Nagasaki atomic bomb


euronews (in English)

Published on Aug 9, 2015

Japan has marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb that devastated the city of Nagasaki with a ceremony attended by Japanese dignitaries, survivors and guests from 75 countries.

They gathered at Nagasaki Peace Park and held a minute’s silence at exactly 11:02am, the time the bomb exploded over the city on August 9 1945. Over 70,000 people were killed.

The first atomic bomb in Hiroshima three days earlier left 140,000 residents dead.

The Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Japan being th…
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Spain:wildfires mean hundreds evacuated in the west


euronews (in English)

Published on Aug 9, 2015
*Wildfires have forced more than 1,400 people to leave their homes in Western Spain.*

Hundreds of firefighters are battling flames fanned by strong winds here in Extremadura.

Breaking: Fires in Spain as Europe heat soars – http://t.co/i084emD99n | search http://t.co/iGWs5dNgWs pic.twitter.com/mIaz9rcoBo— Yoolanda News (@yoolandanews) 7 Août 2015

Local police say more than 5,000 hectares of land have been laid waste.

It is a perfect storm of exceptionally dry conditions, high t…
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How comic books helped fuel Japan’s love for the atom


Al Jazeera English

Published on Aug 9, 2015

Manga store in western Tokyo sells vintage comic books which illustrate Japan’s solid position on nuclear power.Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports from Tokyo.

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