- Inside the Headlines - 20150424 - Newsvandal JP Sottile & James Moore

THE WEEK THAT WAS

>>Droning On and On ... and On
Is U.S. Ignoring Obama’s Promise to Avoid Civilians Killings by Drones? / allgov

Not once, but twice... mistaken killings reveal deep flaws in US drone programme / telegraph

>>FBI-O-U
The FBI convicted this man using hair analysis. It was a dog’s hair. / fusion

>>Human Egg-Rolled
Chinese Scientists Genetically Modify Human Embryos / scientific american

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ITH DEEP-DIVE: Peddle to the Meddle
How Corporate Lobbyists Conquered American Democracy
http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/04/how-corporate-lobbyists-conquered-american-democracy/390822/

Obama's Trade Agreements Are a Gift to Corporations
https://prospect.org/article/obamas-trade-agreements-are-gift-corporations

Taco Bell Lobbyists Thank Congressional Staff With 6,000 Tacos
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/04/22/taco-bell-thank-congressional-staff-unrelenting-support-6000-tacos/

Inside Morocco’s Campaign To Influence Hillary Clinton and Other U.S. Leaders
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/04/22/inside-morocco-clinton-influence-campaign/

Cash Flowed to Clinton Foundation as Russians Pressed for Control of Uranium Company
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/24/us/cash-flowed-to-clinton-foundation-as-russians-pressed-for-control-of-uranium-company.html
 
Jeb Bush Is Destroying What Little Campaign Finance Law We Have Left
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2015/04/jeb_bush_destroying_campaign_finance_rules_his_tactics_will_be_the_future.html
 
Republican Jewish Coalition says it sees fundraising boom
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/republican-jewish-coalition-says-it-sees-fundraising-boom/2015/04/22/eac5634a-e873-11e4-9a6a-c1ab95a0600b_story.html
 
The Super Rich Have a New Way to Buy Elections
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/04/20/the-super-rich-have-a-new-way-to-buy-elections.html
 
It's Not the 1% Controlling Politics. It's the 0.01 Percent.
http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2015/04/one-percent-campaign-giving

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THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Tech vs. terror: Drones and data fight a new battle against poachers
http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/04/tech-vs-terror-drones-and-data-fight-a-new-battle-against-poachers/

Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/19/business/energy-environment/solar-power-battle-puts-hawaii-at-forefront-of-worldwide-changes.html

Updated: Judge’s ruling grants legal right to research chimps
http://news.sciencemag.org/plants-animals/2015/04/judge-s-ruling-grants-legal-right-research-chimps

ODDS & ENDS
Legacy of Agent Orange
http://widerimage.reuters.com/story/legacy-of-agent-orange

The Souls and Stories That Vanished in the Armenian Genocide of 1915
http://www.newsweek.com/souls-vanished-armenian-genocide-1915-and-so-did-stories-323851

New Documents in Zero Dark Thirty Affair Raise Questions of White House-Sanctioned Intelligence Leak and Inspector General Coverup
http://www.pogo.org/our-work/articles/2015/new-documents-in-zero-dark-thirty-affair-raise-questions.html

Prison Labor Company Features Promo Video Touting “Best-Kept Secret in Outsourcing”
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/04/17/prison-labor-company-features-promo-video-touting-best-kept-secret-outsourcing/

Why nobody knows what's really going into your food
http://www.publicintegrity.org/2015/04/17/17181/why-nobody-knows-whats-really-going-your-food

Ice Scientists of the Future Will Study Glaciers That No Longer Exist
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/future-ice-scientists-will-study-glaciers-no-longer-exist-180955055/

Even an Isolated Amazonian Tribe’s Microbes Are Antibiotic Resistant
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/even-isolated-amazonian-tribes-microbes-are-antibiotic-resistant-180955076/

No association found between MMR vaccine and autism, even among children at higher risk
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/04/150421111240.htm

Surgeon, TV Host, Cult Leader
http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/columbia-and-the-problem-of-dr-oz

The End of AM/FM Radio?
http://spectator.org/articles/62450/end-amfm-radio

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