- Inside the Headlines - 20150508 - Newsvandal JP Sottile & James Moore

THE WEEK THAT WAS

>>Perfectly Illegal
N.S.A. Phone Data Collection Illegal, Appeals Court Rules 
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/08/us/nsa-phone-records-collection-ruled-illegal-by-appeals-court.html

>>What a Bunch of Pinkos

U.S. Satisfaction With Federal Poverty Efforts at New Low
http://www.gallup.com/poll/183023/satisfaction-federal-poverty-efforts-new-low.aspx

Americans' Views of Gov't Handling of Healthcare Up Sharply
http://www.gallup.com/poll/183014/americans-views-gov-handling-healtPam Geller has even pissed off Bill O'Reilly at FOX Newshcare-sharply.aspx

>>Rulers of Engagement
U.S. military personnel have been convicted of $50 million worth of crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan
http://www.publicintegrity.org/2015/05/05/17268/us-military-personnel-have-been-convicted-50-million-worth-crimes-iraq-and

Israeli soldiers say 'shoot to kill' orders put civilians in firing line
http://www.smh.com.au/world/israeli-soldiers-say-shoot-to-kill-orders-put-civilians-in-firing-line-20150504-1mza1r.html

>>Cartoonish Characters
Pamela Geller’s United States Of Hate: These Are Her Biggest Fans
http://www.vocativ.com/culture/religion/pamela-geller-facebook/

Get rich quick! How to crowdfund your intolerance in 3 easy steps
http://brianpellot.religionnews.com/2015/05/07/crowdfund-intolerance-lgbt-memories-pizza-flowers-wedding-cake-pamela-geller-satire/ (SONG)

ITH DEEP-DIVE: She's One Hot Mama
Scorched: For Central American migrants, the promise of work in the fields of California has dried up.
http://www.psmag.com/nature-and-technology/the-promise-of-work-in-the-fields-of-california-has-dried-up

As Carbon Pollution Hits Record Level, Senator James Inhofe Says Climate Change Is Greening the Planet
https://news.vice.com/article/as-carbon-pollution-hits-record-level-senator-james-inhofe-says-climate-change-is-greening-the-planet

German researcher warns climate scientists to not kowtow to politicians
http://phys.org/news/2015-05-german-climate-scientists-kowtow-politicians.html

Alberta Election Result Latest Blow to Oil Industry
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-06/alberta-election-result-latest-blow-to-oil-industry

Oil be damned: The economic boost from lower oil prices is smaller than you might expect
http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21650191-economic-boost-lower-oil-prices-smaller-you-might-expect-oil-be-damned

New research on cumulative ecological impact of oil and gas
http://www.hcn.org/articles/researchers-calculate-cumulative-ecological-impact-of-oil-and-gas-boom-and-its-big

MIT says solar power fields with trillions of watts of capacity are on the way
http://www.computerworld.com/article/2919134/sustainable-it/mit-says-solar-power-fields-with-trillions-of-watts-of-capacity-are-on-the-way.html

People Who Appreciate Nature Are Happier, Healthier And More Innovative
http://elitedaily.com/life/people-who-appreciate-nature-are-happier-healthier-and-less-stressed/1024486/

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THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Good News from the U.S.-Mexican Border
http://www.allgov.com/news/us-and-the-world/good-news-from-the-us-mexican-border-150503?news=856388

Stephen Colbert funds $800,000 in grants for South Carolina public school teachers
http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/local/2015/05/07/stephen-colbert-funding-grant-requests-south-carolina-public-school-teachers-donorschoose-crowdfunding-site/70938100/

Panera Plans to Drop a Long List of Ingredients
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/05/business/panera-bread-plans-to-drop-a-long-list-of-ingredients.html

ODDS & ENDS

Turning Presidents Into Pharaohs
http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/05/obama-presidential-library-116695.html

Bill Clinton concedes role in mass incarceration
http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/06/politics/bill-clinton-crime-prisons-hillary-clinton/

Government Says Company Part-Owned by Feinstein’s Husband Abuses Post Office Contract
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/05/05/watchdog-slams-company-part-owned-feinsteins-husband-abusing-huge-post-office-contract/

Brazil Shown to Be Largest Global Consumer of Pesticides
http://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/rio-politics/brazil-is-largest-global-consumer-of-pesticides-shows-report/

Tourists in Thailand have no idea they shouldn't be doing this
http://www.globalpost.com/article/6537756/2015/05/04/backpackers-pay-top-dollar-cuddle-abused-and-imprisoned-tigers

America’s Motels Keep Exploding Because of Meth
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/05/06/america-s-motels-keep-exploding-because-of-meth.html

The Job Of The Future Is Training Robots To Work With Humans
http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2015/05/06/how-businesses-are-teaching-robots-new-tricks/

Is Vice Media Really a Unicorn?
http://fortune.com/2015/05/05/vice-media-unicorn/

Lt. Col. Christine Mau, 1st female F-35 pilot, flies into history books
http://www.stripes.com/news/1st-female-f-35-pilot-flies-into-history-books-1.344646

Beyoncé Tops List of 50 Most Powerful Moms
http://www.adweek.com/news-gallery/advertising-branding/beyonc-tops-list-50-most-powerful-moms-164556

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