- Inside the Headlines - 20131108-JP Sottile and James Moore

We go "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile, award-winning journalist/filmmaker. This week our three tiers include hearts, minds and bombs; the good ol' sucking economy; and a little category called HOT HOT HOT--plus good news and odds & ends. Links to all headlines listed below:

1. Heart and Minds and Bombs
Budget Uncertainty Could Derail Expansion of US Special Ops Forces
http://www.defensenews.com/article/20131104/DEFREG02/311040014/Budget-Uncertainty-Could-Derail-Expansion-US-Special-Ops-Forces
 
Special Operations or Drones?
http://nationalinterest.org/commentary/special-operations-or-drones-9356
 
CIA, Not Pentagon, Will Keep Running Drone War
http://killerapps.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/11/05/cia_pentagon_drone_war_control
 
6 Months After Obama Promised to Divulge More on Drones, Here’s What We Still Don’t Know
http://www.propublica.org/article/6-months-after-obama-promised-to-divulge-more-on-drones-heres-what-we-still
 
Afghan and Pakistani Govts United in Criticism of US Drone Strike
http://news.antiwar.com/2013/11/04/afghan-and-pakistani-govts-united-in-criticism-of-us-drone-strikes/
 
Teenagers Are Droned, And a Family Cries Out
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/11/04/yemen_drones_teenagers

2. The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You
10 Corporations Control Almost Everything You Buy — This Chart Shows How
http://www.policymic.com/articles/71255/10-corporations-control-almost-everything-you-buy-this-chart-shows-how
 
Wall Street bonuses to rise: consultant
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/07/us-wallstreet-bonuses-idUSBRE9A601A20131107
 
Rich investors sitting on a pile of cash
http://money.cnn.com/2013/11/06/investing/wealthy-investors-cash/index.html
 
US public investment falls to lowest level since war
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/f0e71a16-4487-11e3-a751-00144feabdc0.html
 
US To Spend Billions 'Modernizing' Nuclear Arsenal
http://www.defensenews.com/article/20131106/DEFREG02/311060031/US-Spend-Billions-Modernizing-Nuclear-Arsenal
 
Americans Look Into Their Future With Less Satisfaction
http://www.gallup.com/poll/165701/americans-look-future-less-satisfaction.aspx

3. Hot, Hot, Hot!
Warming gases reach record high
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24833148
 
Atlantic Storms to Hit Europe in Warmer-Than-Usual November
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-04/atlantic-storms-to-revisit-europe-in-warmer-than-usual-november.html
 
Hottest September On Record, Fastest Pacific Warming In 10,000 Years, Warmest Arctic In 120,000 Years
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/11/03/2876491/hottest-september-record/
 
What the world will look like if all the ice melts
http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/what-the-world-will-look-like-if-all-the-ice-melts-20131107-2x2p9.html
 
Warming Led to Dwarfism in Mammals -- Twice
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131102095546.htm

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
EU wants plastic out of marine stomachs
http://www.dw.de/eu-wants-plastic-out-of-marine-stomachs/a-17204833
 
Spanish judge orders arrest of ex-bankers
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2242a40a-46e4-11e3-9c1b-00144feabdc0.html
 
Canine helpers graduate to a new life with Wounded Warriors
http://www.stripes.com/news/us/canine-helpers-graduate-to-a-new-life-with-wounded-warriors-1.251264

ODDS & ENDS:
Flying the coop: Antibiotic resistance spreads to birds, other wildlife
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2013/wildlife-antibiotic-resistance
 
Voters say no to GMO labeling
http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2022198304_gmoelectionxml.html
 
Chinese officials 'set 1,000 cats loose in forest'
http://www.france24.com/en/20131104-chinese-officials-set-1000-cats-loose-forest
 
India faces obesity crisis among younger generations
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-11-04/india-obesity-problem-4-corners/5066478
 
FBI ‘Accidentally’ Investigated Anti-War Site For Six Years
http://news.firedoglake.com/2013/11/07/fbi-accidentally-investigated-anti-war-site-for-six-years/
 
BP launches website defending the response to Deepwater Horizon oil spill
http://www.nola.com/news/gulf-oil-spill/index.ssf/2013/11/bp_launches_new_web_site_defen.html
 
Atheists use a popular Bible app to evangelize about unbelief
http://www.religionnews.com/2013/11/05/atheists-use-popular-bible-app-evangelize-unbelief/
 
Where Allah Rocks: Indonesia's Tolerant Take on Islam
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/two-sides-of-islam-in-indonesian-politics-a-931935.html
 
“Ooops I Shot the President” and Other JFK Conspiracies
http://lafiga.firedoglake.com/2013/11/06/ooops-i-shot-the-president-and-other-jfk-conspiracies/
 
Bill Gates: The Internet Won't Save the World
http://www.nextgov.com/health/2013/11/bill-gates-internet-wont-save-world/73091/
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