Wednesday, January 27, 2016

January 27 News Update

      Clock three minutes midnight nuclear war climate change
Doomsday Clock stuck near midnight due to climate change and nuclear war
'Natural' gas not as good as solar – despite the gas industry's best efforts
World heritage forests burn as global tragedy unfolds in Tasmania
SoCal Gas sued over leak near Porter Ranch

Tempers flare, tires burn in French taxi, aviation
Tempers flare, tires burn in French strikes

Transit union cites lack of progress in contract talks
New MNA president sees nurses as change agents
The Davos Blind Eye: How the Rich Eat the Poor and the World
Brazil ‘losing the battle’ against mosquitoes
Denmark approves migrant 'jewelry bill'
SF mayor asks feds for probe of shooting
Corporate education reform goes global
Dominican economy lures Puerto Ricans in crisis
Surge of Americans tests limits of Cuba's tourism industry
Immigrant-rights protesters detained after blocking downtown LA intersection
Lead poisoning strikes another US town
Assault charge filed against Missouri assistant professor    
AP Investigation: Feds' Failures Imperil Migrant Children
Local union chapters disregard national leadership to endorse Bernie Sanders
One Killed and Protest Leaders Arrested in Rural Oregon *
Hundreds Vanishing in Egypt as Crackdown Widens, Activists Say *
Indictment Deals Blow to G.O.P. Over Planned Parenthood Battle *
Lyft Agrees to Settle Class-Action Lawsuit With California Drivers *

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.

We take a closer look at news stories in our companion Week In Review blog, hosted at: KC Labor at WordPress

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