Tuesday, December 13, 2016

December 13 News Update

‘Water protectors’ at Standing Rock.
      True Cos, the operator of the ruptured Belle Fourche pipeline, has
      a history of oil field-related spills.
Pipeline rupture spews oil into creek 150 miles from Standing Rock

‘It’s Oil or Orcas’
Scientists say reindeer may be shrinking due to warming
Rick Perry Reportedly Is Leading Choice To Head Energy Department
Shell-led consortium to build 700MW offshore Dutch wind farm
Rapid rise in methane emissions in 10 years surprises scientists
Keep it in the ground: five trillion reasons to be happy
Tillerson’s Exxon, Has Billions at Stake Over Sanctions on Russia *

British Post Office workers to stage five days of strikes next week
Southern rail workers to strike over Christmas and new year

Cargo train in China hits workers, killing 6
Rex Tillerson to be Trump's secretary of state
Undocumented People Should Avoid Traveling Abroad, Experts Say
UK must set out plans for transitional deal with EU - lawmakers
Venezuela seizes toys seen as overpriced, will distribute to poor
Trump fills top jobs for his administration
Croatia government and public sector unions fail to sign pay deal
As Trump takes aim at unions, labor's clout sags in Missouri
Frank Rosen, labor leader and political activist, dies at 91
Unions slam nomination of fast food exec as Labor Secretary
RNs at Florida Medical Center, Palmetto General, Approve New Contracts
Japan builds a Fight for $15 movement of its own
A Prosecutor Sets Penalties and Fills Coffers *
Record Number of Journalists Jailed in 2016, Press Advocacy Group Says *
Trump’s Education Nominee Bent Detroit to Her Will on Charter Schools *
M.T.A. Races to Finish 2nd Avenue Subway as Deadline Looms *

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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