- Inside the Headlines - 20150410 - Newsvandal JP Sottile & James Moore

Officer Slager following executionTHE WEEK THAT WAS
>>Bad Cop/Worse Cop / Broken Taillight Policing Slate.com

>>9/11 Changed Almost Everything
U.S. secretly tracked billions of calls for decades
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/04/07/dea-bulk-telephone-surveillance-operation/70808616/Tom Cotton, War Mongerer

>>The Past Is Prologue / Six Things You Didn’t Know the U.S. and Its Allies Did to Iran
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/04/07/10-things-didnt-know-weve-done-iran/
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What Tom Cotton’s warmongering reveals: It’s still Dick Cheney’s GOP
http://www.salon.com/2015/04/09/what_tom_cottons_warmongering_reveals_its_still_dick_cheneys_gop/

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ITH DEEP-DIVE: Peddle to the Meddle
As Colombian Oil Money Flowed To Clintons, State Department Took No Action To Prevent Labor Violations
http://www.ibtimes.com/colombian-oil-money-flowed-clintons-state-department-took-no-action-prevent-labor-1874464

Would Jeb Bush Take On His Former Business Partners in the Hospital Industry to Repeal Obamacare?
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/416474/would-jeb-bush-take-his-former-business-partners-hospital-industry-repeal-obamacare

Will Ted Cruz Super-PACs Usher in New Frontier of Donor Influence?
http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-04-09/will-ted-cruz-super-pacs-usher-in-new-frontier-of-donor-influence-

G.O.P.’s Israel Support Deepens as Political Contributions Shift
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/05/us/politics/gops-israel-support-deepens-as-political-contributions-shift.html

GOP group targets Paul on foreign policy with $1 million ad buy
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/238048-gop-group-targets-paul-on-foreign-policy-with-1-million

Laurence Tribe Fights Climate Case Against Star Pupil From Harvard, President Obama
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/07/us/laurence-tribe-fights-climate-case-against-star-pupil-from-harvard-president-obama.html

Who’s behind the Movement to Sell off Public Lands?
http://www.allgov.com/news/controversies/whos-behind-the-movement-to-sell-off-public-lands-150408?news=856178

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THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!

A Small Island Takes a Big Stand on Plastic
http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2015/04/06/small-micronesian-island-takes-a-big-stand-on-plastic/
 
Most Americans side with gays in religious freedom disputes: Reuters/Ipsos poll
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/09/us-usa-religion-poll-idUSKBN0N00A720150409

Military veterans target US drone strikes in TV ads
http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/military-veterans-target-us-drone-strikes-in-tv-ads-1.339211

The demise of reality TV is hurting Viacom
http://qz.com/378483/the-demise-of-reality-tv-is-hurting-viacom/

ODDS & ENDS

Rolling Stone’s Boss Plays the Victim
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/04/06/rolling-stone-just-doesn-t-get-it.html

U.S. Counts on Training Foreign Forces Despite Years of Failure
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-08/u-s-counts-on-training-foreign-forces-despite-years-of-failure

US Soldiers and Contractors Sexually Abused at Least 54 Children in Colombia Between 2003 and 2007
http://www.thenation.com/blog/203617/us-soldiers-and-contractors-sexually-abused-least-54-children-colombia

Chevron Whistleblower Leaks 'Smoking Gun' in Case of Ecuadorian Oil Spill
http://commondreams.org/news/2015/04/08/chevron-whistleblower-leaks-smoking-gun-case-ecuadorian-oil-spill

Chinese citizens sue government over transparency on Monsanto herbicide
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/08/us-china-monsanto-court-idUSKBN0MZ0UY20150408
 
One Woman’s Mission to Free Laos From Millions of Unexploded Bombs
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/06/world/asia/laos-campaign-to-clear-millions-of-unexploded-bombs.html

WVU Researchers Ask: Are Lead Poisoned Vultures the New Canary in a Coal Mine?
http://wvpublic.org/post/wvu-researchers-ask-are-lead-poisoned-vultures-new-canary-coal-mine

Silicon Valley mulls invasion of 'unicorns'
http://phys.org/news/2015-04-silicon-valley-mulls-invasion-unicorns.html

The Science of Artificial Testicles
http://www.vice.com/read/the-science-of-artificial-testicles

California, by the Nuts
http://www.thebaffler.com/blog/california-nuts/

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