- Inside the Headlines - 20140523 w/ Newsvandal JP Sottile

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Welcome to "Inside the Headlines" from the heartland. It's award-winning journalist and world-class aggregator Newsvandal JP Sottile and James Moore with your weekly fix of all the stories fint to prit--or something like that.

This week's three tiers include : 1/ War ... what is it good for? 2/ S.E.C. No Evil, i.e., is justice blind & blinder? 3/ Memorial daze, the beat goes on.

Check out links to all the headlines discussed by clicking "Read more' below. Archives of show available weekly.

1. The Neverending Story
A Baffling Hearing on Endless War
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/a-baffling-hearing-on-endless-war-20140521
 
U.S. Sends Troops to Chad to Aid Hunt for Nigerian Schoolgirls
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/22/world/africa/us-sends-troops-to-aid-hunt-for-nigerian-schoolgirls.html
 
US Envoy to Libya Defends General's Takeover
http://news.antiwar.com/2014/05/21/us-ambassador-to-libya-defends-generals-takeover/
 
US to send 6,000 to Jordan for annual military exercise
http://www.stripes.com/news/us-to-send-6-000-to-jordan-for-annual-military-exercise-1.284052
 
US B-52s arrive in Darwin for war games with Australian Defence Force
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-05-22/us-b52s-take-part-in-joint-exercises-in-darwin-nt/5471000
 
NATO sends thousands of troops to Estonia for war games
http://www.stripes.com/news/nato-sends-thousands-of-troops-to-estonia-for-war-games-1.283790
 
US Sends Another Warship Ahead of Ukraine Vote
http://www.defensenews.com/article/20140521/DEFREG01/305210038/US-Sends-Another-Warship-Ahead-Ukraine-Vote
 
Military’s reduced readiness seen as emboldening China, Russia
http://www.stripes.com/news/military-s-reduced-readiness-seen-as-emboldening-china-russia-1.283925
 
House Rejects Measure to End War on Terror
http://news.antiwar.com/2014/05/22/house-rejects-measure-to-end-war-on-terror/

2. S-E-C No Evil
Dems want Holder to lower boom on big banks
http://thehill.com/policy/finance/206893-dems-want-holder-to-lower-the-boom-on-biggest-banks
 
Exclusive: SEC probes Schwab, Merrill, for anti-money laundering violations - sources
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/22/us-sec-brokerages-investigation-idUSBREA4K15S20140522
 
The Derailment of the SEC – Part II: An SEC Official Works Both Sides of the Street, and Betrays the Public Trust
http://www.vice.com/read/the-derailment-of-the-sec-part-ii-part-2
 
Fmr SEC official says Fortune mag reporter tried to privately bully him out of criticizing Wall Street
http://pando.com/2014/05/07/fmr-sec-official-says-fortune-mag-reporter-tried-to-privately-bully-him-out-of-criticizing-wall-street/
 
U.S. mortgage collectors gag homeowners in loan deals
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/21/us-banks-mortgages-insight-idUSBREA4K03U20140521

3. Memorial Daze
The CIA Still Doesn't Want to Talk About the Bay of Pigs
http://www.vice.com/read/the-cia-still-doesnt-want-to-talk-about-the-bay-of-pigs
 
US forced to acknowledge secret tapes of Guantánamo force-feedings
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/21/us-forced-acknowledge-guantanamo-force-feedings
 
Powerful myths silence male victims of rape in war
http://www.trust.org/item/20140515154437-het27/
 
The Veterans Affairs Scandal Was Decades in the Making
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/117855/veterans-affairs-scandal-was-decades-making
 
VA calculates war's true cost, one disabled veteran at a time
http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/va-calculates-war-s-true-cost-one-disabled-veteran-at-a-time-1.284278
 
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Canines’ Cancer-Sniffing Snouts Showing 90%-Plus Accuracy
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-18/canines-cancer-sniffing-snouts-offer-new-testing-option.html
 
Olive oil found to protect the heart against damage from air pollution and lower blood pressure
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10840283/Olive-oil-on-salad-may-save-your-life.html
 
Urban farming blossoms in Baltimore
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/18/urban-green-hoophousesreplacerowhousesinbaltimoreassandtown.html

ODDS & ENDS
Why Are Kids Being Tried in Kangaroo Courts?
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/why-are-kids-being-tried-in-kangaroo-courts-20140516
 
DynCorp and Northrop Suckered Pentagon into Paying Employees more than 24 Hours a Day for Narco-Terrorism Programs
http://www.allgov.com/news/where-is-the-money-going/dyncorp-and-northrop-suckered-pentagon-into-paying-employees-more-than-24-hours-a-day-for-narco-terrorism-programs-140521?news=853207
 
Vatican sustainability summit urges action on ecological devastation
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/vatican-sustainability-summit-urges-action-ecological-devastation
 
Human-Lit Fires Can Pose Threat to Amazon Rainforest
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/human-lit-fires-can-pose-threat-to-amazon-rainforest/
 
Paranoia has its limits as gun sales slump
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/paranoia-has-its-limits-as-gun-sales-slump-2014-05-20?dist=lcountdown
 
'10 Million Man March' Recruits Several Hundred to Overthrow the Government
http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/10-million-man-march-recruits-several-hundred-to-overthrow-the-government-20140516
 
I Like Your Genes: People More Likely to Choose a Spouse With Similar DNA
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140519160716.htm
 
The animals that sacrifice for us
http://rachelmariestone.religionnews.com/2014/05/22/animals-sacrifice-us/
 
Whitewashing Godzilla
http://inthesetimes.com/article/16726/whitewashing_godzilla
 
Father, Forgive Me for My Robot Has Sinned
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thehighcalling/2014/05/father-forgive-me-for-my-robot-has-sinned/
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