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Two more Tamimi family members are said to be arrested, as Ahed, 16, appears in court
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Today the arrest of Ahed Tamimi, 16, in occupied Nabi Saleh early Tuesday morning, after a video surfaced showing her slapping an Israeli soldier, is gaining global attention, including from the Washington Post. Ahed’s arrest by Israeli soldiers was fol ...[Read more]
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A Federal Ban on Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted
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Federal officials on Tuesday ended a moratorium imposed three years ago on funding research that alters germs to make them more lethal. Such work can now proceed, said Dr. Francis S. Collins, the head of the National Institutes of Health, but only if a sc ...[Read more]
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Liberals Channel McCarthyism As Russia Investigation Targets Jill Stein
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Russian collusion clown show has taken another wild turn. The Senate Intelligence Committee wants the Jill Stein presidential campaign to turn over documents to see if the Green Party candidate was indeed an agent of Russia. Buzzfeed reported on this yest ...[Read more]
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Swedes may be charged with rape unless they get explicit sexual consent under proposed law
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Sweden’s adults could be convicted of rape unless they receive a verbal or non-verbal sign of consent from their partner at each step of their sexual encounter, according to a new law set to come into force next year. “It should be obvious. Sex should ...[Read more]
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State of Fear: How History’s Deadliest Bombing Campaign Created Today’s Crisis in Korea
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As the world watches with mounting concern the growing tensions and bellicose rhetoric between the United States and North Korea, one of the most remarkable aspects of the situation is the absence of any public acknowledgement of the underlying reason for ...[Read more]
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Tongue-in-Cheek Memes Quick to Follow Revelations Over US Undercover UFO Program
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It emerged the other day that the Pentagon, following directives of the US Congress, launched a decade ago an off-the-books investigation into “unidentified aerial phenomena,” commonly referred to as UFOs, according to media reports. ...[Read more]
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Trump had fewer deportations than Obama’s first year
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Despite President Trump's tough-on-immigration rhetoric, there were around 177,000 fewer deportations this year than in 2009, Obama's first year in office. That number is lower than any year during Obama's presidency, according to Immigration and Customs ...[Read more]
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Hunger in Wirral: the truth behind the tale that made a Tory MP cry
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It was the true story that moved a Tory to tears: Heidi Allen, Conservative MP for South Cambridgeshire, wept after Frank Field, the veteran Labour MP for Birkenhead in Wirral, told parliament of the hungry constituent who said he had had “a lucky week ...[Read more]
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California offers second chance to people convicted of marijuana crimes
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LOS ANGELES - Yirtuamlak Hailu Derege came to California a decade ago with dreams of making it big in the entertainment business. But shortly after arriving, he was arrested and convicted of selling marijuana, a felony that has made it difficult for him t ...[Read more]
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The first alien object to visit our solar system is wrapped in strange organic coat, scientists reveal
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The first ever interstellar visitor to our solar system is wrapped in a layer of organic insulation, scientists have said. Oumuamua has enthralled astronomers and the public since it flew through the solar system in October. ...[Read more]
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$200bn to reconstruct war-torn Syria – the US and its partners should pay
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With Syria’s nearly seven-year war now virtually over, the process of rebuilding the devastated country comes to the fore, with the financial cost of that effort put at $200 billion. Who pays for it? ...[Read more]
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