Wednesday, August 12, 2015

August 12 News Update

Australia slammed as climate change ‘foot dragger’ after cuts rollback
California wildfire doubles in size overnight
The Latest: Spill prompts New Mexico to declare emergency
China 'exporting' ozone pollution to US: study
Bringing Danube's 'living fossils' back from brink of extinction
Methane-powered tractor could cut farmers' costs, emissions
During mass extinction, no species safe: study
Stinking mats of seaweed piling up on Caribbean beaches
Navajo Nation declares emergency over spill
Polar bear habitat argued in federal court
United Church votes to sell off its fossil fuel assets
Egypt: Dozens Die as Temperatures Reach 111 Degrees *
E.P.A. Treating Toxic Water From Abandoned Colorado Mine After Accident *

Cornel West among activists arrested during Black Lives Matter protest in St. Louis
Oath Keepers return to Ferguson, fueling racial tension
Texas officer dismissed over shooting teen

Greek mayor warns of 'bloodshed' as police beat migrants
Huge bailout for Greece agreed 'in principle'
Germany gained 100 bn euros from Greece crisis: study

Mine workers buried in China landslide
Chicago public schools to lay off 1,500 teachers and staff
An Historian At The Intersection Of Class And Preservation
Harassment controversy at U highlights growing divide for frontline workers
Single mothers 'most likely' to benefit from paid overtime rules
Report: Air tower fatigue threatens safety
Immigrant women allege mistreatment at US detention centers
Monument honoring workers to be built in Macomb Co.
UFCW Throwing In Towel at Walmart?
India sues Nestle for nearly $100M
Drugmaker closes plant over Legionnaire’s
Republican plan to eliminate IRS union could threaten federal unions generally
Labour Party, Leaning Left, Looks to Outsider Jeremy Corbyn *
Mercedes and Global Trade Revive Auto Plant Gone Silent in Indiana *

Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall policy allows free access to only about ten articles a month.

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