- Inside the Headlines - 20160318 - Newsvandal & KRUUzvandal

THE WEEK THAT WAS

>>>To Bork Or Not To Bork
The messiness of Merrick Garland and the Nov. election
http://www.cnbc.com/2016/03/16/the-messiness-of-merrick-garland-and-the-nov-election.html

>>>The Grand Chessboard
Putin 'willing to ditch Assad' to end five-year Syria conflict
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/syria-crisis-vladimir-putin-willing-to-ditch-president-bashar-al-assads-regime-to-end-five-year-a6933256.html

>>>Mama's Invisible Handiwork
Decoupling of global emissions and economic growth confirmed
http://www.iea.org/newsroomandevents/pressreleases/2016/march/decoupling-of-global-emissions-and-economic-growth-confirmed.html
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Solar Power Is About To Get MUCH Cheaper
http://oilprice.com/Alternative-Energy/Solar-Energy/Solar-Power-Is-About-To-Get-MUCH-Cheaper.html

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ITH DEEP-DIVE: Lead in the Water (and the Bullets)
Our Broken Environment Kills a Quarter of Us
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-03-15/our-broken-environment-kills-a-quarter-of-us

Studies link childhood lead exposure, violent crime
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-lead-poisoning-science-met-20150605-story.html

Lead Exposure and Violent Crime in the Early Twentieth Century
http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/jfeigenbaum/files/feigenbaum_muller_lead_crime.pdf

Prenatal exposure to air pollution linked to impulsivity, emotional problems in children
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-03/cums-pet031616.php

The End of Discriminatory Policing in Ferguson?
http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2016/03/ferguson-discriminatory-policing/473982/

The Untold Tragedy of Camden, NJ
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alex-law/the-untold-tragedy-of-cam_b_9401640.html

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THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Huge Victory: Senate Rejects the DARK Act
http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/16/senate-rejects-dark-act-gmo-labeling/

Palestinian refugee camp teacher wins $1m global prize
http://www.bbc.com/news/education-35798117

SeaWorld to End Orca Breeding Program
http://abcnews.go.com/US/seaworld-end-orca-breeding-program/story?id=37712730

ODDS & ENDS
The Escape from Hell
http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-skeptics/escape-hell-15517

Brazil tumbles like 'House of Cards' in crisis
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-35831833

Another Indigenous Activist Is Assassinated, Urging Calls for Clinton to Come Clean on Role in Honduran Coup
http://www.alternet.org/election-2016/another-indigenous-activist-assassinated-urging-calls-clinton-come-clean-role-honduran

Israel Expands Settlements In Occupied West Bank, Seizes Large Tracts Near Jericho
http://www.ibtimes.com/israel-expands-settlements-occupied-west-bank-seizes-large-tracts-near-jericho-2337332

'Germany's Donald Trump' Makes Gains in German State Elections
http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Germanys-Donald-Trump-Makes-Gains-in-German-State-Elections-20160314-0002.html

This Year’s Biggest Superhero Movies Are All About America’s Descent into Fascism
http://io9.gizmodo.com/this-year-s-biggest-superhero-movies-are-all-about-amer-1765086280

These 25 Companies Are More Powerful Than Many Countries
http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/03/15/these-25-companies-are-more-powerful-than-many-countries-multinational-corporate-wealth-power/

Bonobos Just Want Everyone to Get Along
http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/03/a-bonobos-favorite-feeling/473619/

Your Inner Angel and Devil Can Be Influenced by Psychiatric Meds
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/your-inner-angel-and-devil-can-be-influenced-by-psychiatric-meds/

Survival of the Prettiest: The Mysterious Power of Attractive People
http://www.macleans.ca/society/science/the-mysterious-power-of-attractive-people/

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