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« Reply #270 on: September 05, 2019, 09:21:05 am »

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‘Life-threatening’ storm surge, torrential rains and hurricane force winds pound the Carolinas as Hurricane Dorian grinds north

www.washingtonpost.com - Hurricane Dorian approaches the Carolinas on Sept. 5, 2019. (NOAA via CIRA/RAMMB) By Andrew Freedman and Andrew Freedman Editor focusing on extreme weather, climate change, science and the environmen…

Hurricane Dorian back up to Cat 3, South Carolina faces 'life-threatening' storm Thursday

www.newsweek.com - The small and resilient coast of South Carolina stands in the way of an unforgivable storm bearing its way into the Palmetto State late Wednesday night and into Thursday morning. Hurricane Dorian lur…

Massive international rescue and relief effort underway in ravaged Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian aims at Carolinas

www.washingtonpost.com - By Anthony Faiola , Anthony Faiola Correspondent covering Latin America, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, human rights, poverty, globalization and economics Email Bio Follow Maria Sacchetti , Maria Sacc…

Boris Johnson Takes on Parliament—and Loses

www.newyorker.com - On Tuesday afternoon, hours before Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost a historic vote in Parliament—one that may bring down his government and force new elections in a matter of weeks—he was standing …

Brexit: Jo Johnson, brother of Boris Johnson, to stand down – live news

www.theguardian.com - Scotland’s most senior judge, Lord Carloway, has said confidential Downing Street memos showing Boris Johnson agreed to prorogue parliament 12 days before he asked the Queen might be published. The B…

‘You Can’t Know This Country’s Story Without Learning How Indian Country Fits In’

fair.org - Janine Jackson interviewed Indian Country Today’s Mark Trahant about the Native American Presidential Forum for the August 30, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Janin…

U.K. Revolt Against Boris Johnson Exposes Republicans’ Complicity With Trump

theintercept.com - Both have cynically disregarded democratic norms. In February, Trump declared a bogus “emergency” at the southern border to try and fund the building of his border wall. Last month, Johnson announced…

How Amazon Hooked America on Fast Delivery While Avoiding Responsibility for Crashes

features.propublica.org - This story was co-published with The New York Times. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this o…

Subprime Auto Loans Blow Up, Delinquencies at 2009 Level, Biggest 12-Month Surge Since 2010

wolfstreet.com - The auto industry depends on subprime-rated customers that make up over 21% of total auto-loan originations. Without these customers, the wheels would come off the industry. And tightening up lending…

Fifth GOP House member from Texas says he won't run for re-election

www.cnn.com - (CNN)GOP Rep. Bill Flores announced Wednesday his plans to retire from Congress at the end of his term, becoming the fifth Texas Republican to do so this election cycle. Flores won his first election…

How Kentucky Gambled for Hundreds of Millions of Dollars From a Broadband Program It Didn't Qualify for — ProPublica

www.propublica.org - This article was produced in partnership with the Louisville Courier Journal, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. This story is part of an ongoing investigation into what wen…

The Justice Department Has Had the Epstein Case Since July 2006 – It’s Time to Arrest Accomplices

wallstreetonparade.com - By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: August 28, 2019 ~ Attorney David Boies with Virginia Roberts Giuffre, an Epstein Accuser, Outside Court Hearing in New York, August 27, 2019 More than two dozen women…

Global Investment Firm Warns 7.8 Degrees of Global Warming Is Possible

www.vice.com - A leading British global investment firm has a warning for its clients: If we keep consuming oil and gas at current rates, our planet is on course to experience a rise in global average temperatures …

How the FEC's Near-Shutdown Could Affect the 2020 Election

lifehacker.com - At the end of August, Republican commissioner Matthew Petersen stepped down from the Federal Election Commission, leaving the watchdog group in a near-shutdown. According to one former commissioner, …

In the Fall of Rome, Good News for America

www.theatlantic.com - Based on my own experience I could give a hundred examples of this attitude from around the country, virtually none of them drawing national attention and many of them involving people creatively exp…

Climate Data Is Being Privatized. Will the Public Lose Out?

undark.org - People watch a wildfire in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece on July 23, 2018. Extreme weather events are expected to become more common as the climate changes. How do we avoid a future in whic…

The Overstock CEO’s Wild Maria Butina Story Raises Serious Questions

www.rollingstone.com - Former Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne came to me months ago with a wild, difficult tale. I told him any story would have to come with a caveat. “There’s not going to be any way to tell this,” I told…

The coming anti-capitalist uprising

www.greanvillepost.com - Lately I’ve been writing many articles which warn about the violent crackdown that the ruling class is preparing to carry out. These articles are meant to instill a sense of dread in their readers, a…

Killing the Ocean

www.counterpunch.org - The oceans are “crying for mercy,” a fact that is starkly revealed in a telling 900-page draft of a forthcoming UN report due for release September 25th. The draft report obtained by Agence France-Pr…

Jacob Wohl Charged With Felony in California

www.thedailybeast.com - California authorities issued an arrest warrant for blundering conservative operative Jacob Wohl, who is now due to be arraigned on a felony charge next month, court records show. As The Daily Beast …

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