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Democracy Now! – September 5, 2014

Ukraine Ceasefire Takes Hold, but an Expanding NATO on Russia’s Borders Raises Threat of Nuclear War; Profit over Safety: BP Faces Billions in Fines for “Grossly Negligent” Role in 2010 Gulf Oil Spill; Hundreds Arrested as Growing Fast-Food Workers’ Movement Strikes for Living Wage, Unionization.

Headlines
September 5, 2014

    Over 400 Arrested in National Fast-Food Workers’ Strike for Living Wage, Unionization
    BP Faces Billions in Extra Fines over “Gross Negligence” in Gulf Oil Spill
    Justice Dept. Opens Civil Rights Probe of Ferguson Police
    Appeals Court Overturns Marriage Equality Bans in Wisconsin, Indiana
    Ukraine, Rebels Reportedly Agree to Ceasefire
    Ex-VA Gov. McDonnell, Wife Convicted in Corruption Case
    McConnell Aide Resigns after Former State Senator Pleads Guilty to Bribery in GOP Primary
    Former House Majority Leader Cantor Signs on to Wall Street Firm
    Emails: L.A. Times Reporter Cleared Stories with CIA, Promised Positive Coverage
    Bahrain Detains, Strips Citizenship of Human Rights Activist Maryam Alkhawaja
    Comic Joan Rivers Dies at 81; Clinic Under Investigation

 

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