- Inside the Headlines - 20131206 - James Moore & JP Sottile

 

It's time for another edition of "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. This week's three tiers include the empire strikes out, tattle tales from the crypt and calling doctor dolittle. Links below to all the headlines discussed.

1. The Empire Strikes Out
Anarchy at door, West rebuilds Libyan army
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/05/us-libya-crisis-idUSBRE9B406B20131205
 
US: American fighters in Syria could become security risks
http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/us-american-fighters-in-syria-could-become-security-risks-1.25533
 
Khan’s Protests Succeed: US Halts Use of Northern Supply Route Through Pakistan
http://www.emptywheel.net/2013/12/04/khans-protests-succeed-us-halts-use-of-northern-supply-route-through-pakistan/
 
25 killed as militants storm Yemen defence complex
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/25-killed-as-militants-storm-yemen-defence-complex.aspx?pageID=238&nID=59050&NewsCatID=352
 
Another Security Installation Targeted in Iraq; 24 Killed, 97 Wounded
http://original.antiwar.com/updates/2013/12/04/another-security-installation-targeted-in-iraq-21-killed-87-wounded/
 
VA and Defense Chiefs Confront Reality of 700,000 Incarcerated Veterans
http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/12/va-and-defense-chiefs-confront-reality-700000-incarcerated-veterans/74816/

2. Tattle Tales From Crypt
Secretive Air Force program recruits academy cadets to inform on colleagues and disavows them
http://www.stripes.com/news/us/secretive-air-force-program-recruits-academy-cadets-to-inform-on-colleagues-and-disavows-them-1.255424
 
Anti GE Tree Activists Kicked Off Florida University Campus, Spied on by FBI
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/anti_ge_tree_activists_kicked_off_florida_university_campus_spied_on_by_fbi/
 
How the FBI Conspired to Destroy the Black Panther Party
http://inthesetimes.com/article/15949/how_the_fbi_conspired_to_destroy_the_black_panther_party/
 
Now might be a good time to talk about Gloria Steinem’s time as a CIA asset
http://dangerousminds.net/comments/now_might_be_a_good_time_to_talk_about_gloria_steinems_time_as_a_cia_asset
Contra-Cocaine Was a Real Conspiracy
http://consortiumnews.com/2013/12/02/contra-cocaine-was-a-real-conspiracy/
 
3. Calling Doctor Dolittle
Animals Were Harmed: Hollywood's Nightmare of Death, Injury and Secrecy Exposed (Exclusive)
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/feature/
 
Over 100 elephants have died today. This is what you need to know about poaching
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/iv-drip/10-things-you-need-to-know-about-elephant-poaching-8983276.html
 
Rising Ocean Acidification Leads to Anxiety in Fish
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131204182219.htm
 
Honeybees Can Recognize Individual Human Faces
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=face-recognition-honeybees
 
Wolves learn from watching humans, study shows
http://www.smh.com.au/environment/animals/wolves-learn-from-watching-humans-study-shows-20131204-2ypdw.html
 
How An Abused Lion, Tiger And Bear Became An Unlikely Family
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/03/lion-tiger-bear-negligence_n_4374091.html
 
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Ontario to bring in ethical sourcing policy for clothing
http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2013/12/02/ontario_to_bring_in_ethical_sourcing_policy_for_clothing.html
 
Australia blocks $3.1bn ADM takeover of GrainCorp
http://www.agrimoney.com/news/australia-blocks-$3.1bn-adm-takeover-of-graincorp--6540.html
 
French capital says 'non' to new McDonald’s
http://www.france24.com/en/20131202-paris-non-mcdonalds-restaurant-rue-montorgueil-fast-food-france
 
A Potato Battery Can Light Up a Room For Over a Month
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/ideas/2013/12/a-potato-battery-can-light-up-a-room-for-over-a-month/
 

ODDS & ENDS:
U.S. income inequality, on rise for decades, is now highest since 1928
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/12/05/u-s-income-inequality-on-rise-for-decades-is-now-highest-since-1928/
 
Pentagon Guidelines No Longer Ban Killing Civilians With Drones
http://news.antiwar.com/2013/12/04/pentagon-guidelines-no-longer-ban-killing-civilians-with-drones/
 
Guantánamo ends daily hunger-strike reports
http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/12/03/3795285/guantanamo-ends-daily-hunger-strike.html
 
Radioactive Japanese Wave Nears U.S.
http://news.discovery.com/earth/oceans/radioactive-japanese-wave-nears-us-131202.htm
 
Urban Gardening: Managing the Risks of Contaminated Soil
http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/121-a326/
 
Microplastics 'pose toxic threat to marine biodiversity'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25186871
 
Cyber Arms Dealers Peddle 85 Worms a Day
http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2013/12/cyber-arms-dealers-peddle-85-worms-day/74939/
 
Iceland police regret first killing
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25190119
 
You Want The Truth? TIME Magazine Doesn’t Think You Can Handle The Truth
http://thedailybanter.com/2013/12/you-want-the-truth-time-magazine-doesnt-think-you-can-handle-the-truth/
 
Hey, Media: White People Are Poor, Too
http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2013/12/most_poor_people_in_america_are_white.html
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