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A Baltimore Detective Set to Testify Against His Own Department Was Gunned Down. So Police Barricaded the Community.
November 23rd, 2017, 07:00 AM

For days, as police cars lined the perimeter of Harlem Park in Baltimore, residents were unable to enter their neighborhood without showing IDs.

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Why Is Donald Trump So Obsessed With LaVar Ball?
November 23rd, 2017, 07:00 AM

Children are starving to death in Yemen, Puerto Rico is still in crisis, and Donald Trump is fixated on demanding gratitude from the father of a UCLA basketball player.

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Gen. Ratko Mladic Was Convicted of Siege Warfare in Bosnia. Will the U.S.-Backed Siege in Yemen Face Justice?
November 22nd, 2017, 07:00 AM

A guilty verdict against Ratko Mladic, who presided over siege warfare in Bosnia during the 1990s, carries a message on the crimes in Yemen today.

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Top Samantha Power Aide is Now Lobbying to Undermine Opponents of Yemen War
November 22nd, 2017, 07:00 AM

Hagar Chemali, who worked in various Obama administration positions, is paid six figures to shape the debate about the Yemen War at the United Nations.

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Donna Brazile: Bill Clinton Should Hit the Campaign Trail for Democrats in 2018
November 22nd, 2017, 07:00 AM

Former Interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile said talking about Bill Clinton's past at this time distracts from the “pervasive problem” of sexual harassment.

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Canada Prepares for a New Wave of Refugees as Haitians Flee Trump’s America
November 22nd, 2017, 07:00 AM

This week the Trump administration removed more than 50,000 Haitians from TPS, a program that allows them to live and work in the United States.

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DACA Twins Are Spending Thanksgiving Fighting Their Parents’ Deportation
November 22nd, 2017, 07:00 AM

The Villacis-Guerrero family has worked for 16 years to legalize their status in the U.S. Now they're being deported.

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Thanksgiving with a Trump-Supporting Climate Change Skeptic Who Happens To Be Your Father
November 22nd, 2017, 07:00 AM

Before she shares Thanksgiving dinner with her father, Anna Jane Joyner plans to meditate, do yoga, and drink several mimosas.

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Generais dos EUA afirmam que impediriam ataque nuclear ilegal. Mas existem ataques legais?
November 22nd, 2017, 07:00 AM

Gen. John Hyten diz que não cumpriria ordem de ataque ilegal. Para especialistas, qualquer uso de armas nucleares violaria o direito internacional.

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Standing Against Sexual Assault: A Response to Reports About a Former Staff Member
November 21st, 2017, 07:00 AM

Multiple reports of rape and other abuses by security researcher Morgan Marquis-Boire were described in The Verge this past weekend.

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Will the Prison Rape Epidemic Ever Have Its Weinstein Moment?
November 21st, 2017, 07:00 AM

“Prisoners do not have access to the media outlets or social media platforms that have helped make sexual assault a national topic of conversation."

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There’s a Hitch in Trump’s Plan to Stick Mick Mulvaney on the CFPB: It’s Illegal
November 21st, 2017, 07:00 AM

The president's likely pick to control the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could spark a titanic legal battle.

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Trump Administration Set to Defend Birth Control Rules That Pit Religion Against Women’s Health
November 21st, 2017, 07:00 AM

The administration prepares to file its first response to lawsuits challenging new rules that reinstate discriminatory health care pricing for women.

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Under the GOP Tax Plan, Top Republican Orrin Hatch’s Own American Dream Would Have Been Out of Reach
November 21st, 2017, 07:00 AM

The Republican tax plan wants to tax bootstraps.

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U.S. Generals Might Stop Trump From an Illegal Nuclear Strike — But Who Will Save Us From a Legal One?
November 21st, 2017, 07:00 AM

Gen. John Hyten vows not to follow an illegal launch order. But many experts say any decision to use nuclear weapons would violate international law.

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Senador ignora apelos e mantém relatório contra plantio de maconha para uso próprio
November 21st, 2017, 07:00 AM

Para impedir que assunto continue a ser debatido no Congresso, Sérgio Petecão despreza audiências públicas e questão central do cultivo para uso medicinal.

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The Young Turks and Reporter Abruptly Part Ways Following Sexual Assault Allegations
November 20th, 2017, 07:00 AM

The Young Turks abruptly cut ties with reporter Jordan Chariton after initially placing him on administrative following allegations of sexual assault.

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Nebraska Approves Keystone XL Pipeline as Opponents Face Criminalization of Protests
November 20th, 2017, 07:00 AM

Nebraska approved the Keystone XL pipeline Monday, eliminating a major hurdle to construction of a project that galvanized opposition across the country.

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In Yemen’s “60 Minutes” Moment, No Mention That the U.S. Is Fueling the Conflict
November 20th, 2017, 07:00 AM

For more than two years, the U.S. government has backed Saudi Arabia’s intervention in Yemen every step of the way.

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The U.S. Decided to Show Up for the U.N. Climate Conference — to Lobby for Coal
November 20th, 2017, 07:00 AM

It’s not just the Trump administration that has wildly unrealistic expectations for what small-scale, experimental clean coal technology can do.

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