Thursday, February 18, 2016

February 18 News Update

California utility 'temporarily controls' leaking gas flow
Gas company to be arraigned over Los Angeles area methane leak
A ‘mini-Chernobyl’ in California

Oklahoma calls for more disposal wells to shut after quake
Radioactive material stolen in Iraq raises security concerns
Oil pipe's external corrosion caused Ca. spill

Twin Cities janitors conduct rolling walkouts

CTA Fires Union Steward for Defending The Contract (9 min video)
The Ontario Liberals and Long-Term Care: The Struggle Against Privatization

      president Barack Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro met in
      Panama in 2015.
Barack Obama to make historic trip to Cuba in the coming weeks
US and Cuba to formalise deal allowing 20 flights a day between countries

Teamster retirees fight massive pension cuts at Kansas City town hall
OSHA investigating worker's death at Warrensburg foundry
The Union Busting That Goes Into Your Canned Fish
Video Appears To Show Bernie Sanders Arrested at a 1963 Civil Rights Action
U.S. farmers wary of buying new equipment as crop prices stall
Immigrants arrested in U.S. raids say were misled on right to counsel
Ju├írez factory workers are protesting for their rights with an ‘Occupy-style’ sit-in
House panel approves plan to privatize air traffic control
Parents of missing Mexican students skip pope's mass
Blockades in Argentina for jailed rights leader
US Army reservist sues 'Muslim-free' gun range for asking him to leave
Call for Obama to delay supreme court nomination is 'absurd', say legal scholars
Manny Pacquiao’s Nike contract terminated after homophobic slurs
Official: Documents Show Walesa Collaborated With Regime *

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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