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90 Refugees Feared Dead in Boat Capsize off Libya: UN
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"At least 90 migrants are reported to have drowned, when a boat capsized off the coast of Libya this morning", the International Organization for Migration said in a statement. It added that "10 bodies are reported to have washed up on Libyan shores", in ...[Read more]
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NYT Prints Government-Funded Propaganda About Government-Funded Propaganda
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What the reader was left with was a very selective, curated impression that online social media manipulation is something done exclusively by brown and black people and those dastardly Slavs. The column condemns “surreptitious techniques pioneered in Mo ...[Read more]
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Why liberal Zionists have nothing to say about Ahed Tamimi’s slap and arrest
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As Ben Ehrenreich writes at the Nation, Israel’s response to the slapping exposed “a hideous nerve” in that society. Scott Roth detailed that nerve: Israelis are in “sheer denial” that their country has any responsibility for the “humiliation, ...[Read more]
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PressTV-UN: Saudi €˜absurd war kills over 100 Yemenis in 10 days
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A high-ranking United Nations official says more than a hundred civilians, including 54 at a crowded market and 14 members of one family in a farm, have lost their lives in Saudi airstrikes against residential areas across Yemen in the past 10 days, descr ...[Read more]
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Palestinian teen in viral arrest photo released on bail following interrogation and torture
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The Israeli Authorities released, on Wednesday at dawn, a Palestinian child who was abducted and assaulted by 23 Israeli soldiers earlier this month, and [he] was instantly moved to a hospital for treatment. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers rel ...[Read more]
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80% of domestic abuse deaths were of men
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Male domestic violence victims are being urged to come forward and report their suffering in spite of the "stigma" surrounding their plight. Nationally, the number of women killed through domestic violence is more than double that of men. But in Cornwall ...[Read more]
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Three Georgia police officers indicted for tasing to death black man who had committed no crime
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Former sheriff’s deputies Henry Lee Copeland, Michael Howell and Rhett Scott have been indicted in connection with the death of Eurie Lee Martin. On July 7 Martin was walking, presumably to see family—it was his birthday—when he stopped to knock on ...[Read more]
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Takes a Side in the Class War
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“Only one business in the galaxy can get you this rich,” Rose — a new character in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” a mechanic on the Rebel flagship — explains to returning hero Finn as they look around the beachfront resort planet, “selling weap ...[Read more]
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Brazil 2017: environmental and indigenous rollbacks, rising violence
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President Temer, pressed by the ruralist lobby, attacked indigenous and traditional land rights, conserved lands, and Amazon forests this year, and retreated from Brazil's Paris climate goal – analysis. ...[Read more]
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Life expectancy in US down for second year in a row as opioid crisis deepens
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Life expectancy in the US has declined for the second year in a row as the opioid crisis continues to ravage the nation. It is the first time in half a century that there have been two consecutive years of declining life expectancy. Drug overdoses killed ...[Read more]
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Israel Tackles Existential Threat Posed By 16-Year-Old Palestinian Girl
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Israeli military court extended the detention of Ahed Tamimi, a 16-year-old girl who has become the face of Palestinian resistance to Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank for many who follow the weekly protests in her village through social med ...[Read more]
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