- Inside the Headlines - 20150515 - Newsvandal JP Sottile & James Moore

THE WEEK THAT WAS

>>Frankie Goes To Palestine
Vatican to Recognize Palestinian State in New Treaty
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/14/world/middleeast/vatican-to-recognize-palestinian-state-in-new-treaty.html

>>Free Traitors
Behind on-again, off-again trade deal, glimpse of Senate theater (+video)
http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2015/0513/Behind-on-again-off-again-trade-deal-glimpse-of-Senate-theater-video

>>The NSA Fix is In
Many of the NSA’s Loudest Defenders Have Financial Ties to NSA ContractorsNSA profiteers
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/05/12/intelligence-industry-cash-flows-media-echo-chamber-defending-nsa-surveillance/

>>Driving Off A Cliff
Autonomous Cars Will Destroy Millions of Jobs and Reshape US Economy by 2025
http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2015/05/autonomous-cars-will-destroy-millions-jobs-and-reshape-us-economy-2025/112762/
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Oil's Not Coming Back. Here's Why
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-12/china-is-missing-ingredient-in-oil-s-recovery-from-six-year-low (SONG)

ITH DEEP-DIVE: Journalism and Journalisn't
It’s a Conspiracy! How to Discredit Seymour Hersh
http://www.thenation.com/blog/207001/its-conspiracy-how-discredit-seymour-hersh

The many problems with Seymour Hersh's Osama bin Laden conspiracy theory
http://www.vox.com/2015/5/11/8584473/seymour-hersh-osama-bin-laden

The Last Time Seymour Hersh’s Reporting Raised Doubts
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2015/05/11/seymour_hersh_on_syria_stories_about_rebels_launching_chemical_weapons_attacks.html

Politico Gives CIA’s Worst WMD Liar a Platform to Slam Seymour Hersh
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/05/14/politico-gives-cias-worst-wmd-liar-platform-slam-seymour-hersh/

Ex-CIA chiefs scold New York Times for outing secret officers
http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/241688-ex-cia-heads-scolds-nyt-for-outing-secret-officers

Blogger says ‘there’s no way’ Seymour Hersh didn’t see her 2011 bin Laden story
http://www.rawstory.com/2015/05/blogger-says-theres-no-way-seymour-hersh-didnt-see-her-2011-bin-laden-story/

The Detail in Seymour Hersh’s Bin Laden Story That Rings True
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/12/magazine/the-detail-in-seymour-hershs-bin-laden-story-that-rings-true.html

“I Am Not Backing Off Anything I Said”: An interview with Seymour Hersh
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2015/05/seymour_hersh_interview_on_his_bin_laden_story_the_new_yorker_journalism.htm

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THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
How Brazilian beef industry became latest ally in fight against deforestation
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2015/0512/How-Brazilian-beef-industry-became-latest-ally-in-fight-against-deforestation

Airlines send SA trophy hunting industry into tailspin with cargo ban
http://traveller24.news24.com/News/Airlines-send-SA-trophy-hunting-industry-into-tailspin-with-cargo-ban-20150514

Common hospital soap effective in preventing hospital-acquired infections
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-05/labr-chs051215.php

ODDS & ENDS
The Internet Is A Huge Energy Suck
http://www.popsci.com/internet-huge-waste-energy

Why doesn't the U.S. have better trains?
http://money.cnn.com/2015/05/13/news/economy/trains-money/

Why Is That Cop's Finger in Your Butt?
http://reason.com/archives/2015/05/11/why-is-that-cops-finger-in-your-butt

Bomb-Sniffing Elephants Among $1 Billion in ‘America’s Most Wasted’
http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/2015/05/08/Bomb-Sniffing-Elephants-Among-1-Billion-America-s-Most-Wasted

After Oil Spill, Unique Mangrove Forest Faces More Threats
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/05/150507-sundarbans-india-bangladesh-oil-spill-royal-bengal-tiger-irrawaddy-dolphin-bay-of-bengal/

Scores of Scientists Raise Alarm About the Long-Term Health Effects of Cellphones
http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/05/cellphone-emf-wifi-health-risks-scientists-letter

‘Incommunicado’ Forever: Gitmo Detainee’s Case Stalled For 2,477 Days And Counting
http://www.propublica.org/article/guantanamo-detainee-case-stalled-for-2477-days-and-counting

Children 'more likely to confide in pets than siblings'
http://www.bbc.com/news/education-32608771

Why adults are chugging a drink made for infants
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-adults-are-chugging-a-drink-made-for-infants-2015-05-13

$30,000 Baby: U.S. Sees Boom in Fertility Treatments
http://www.wsj.com/articles/30-000-baby-u-s-sees-boom-in-fertility-treatments-1431595801

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