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Human Rights Watch: apparent war crimes by Israel during May attack on Gaza
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Human Rights Watch investigated several Israeli attacks that resulted in particularly high numbers of civilian casualties – with no evident military target – and determined that the incidents may have been war crimes. Other Israeli attacks during the ...[Read more]
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‘A Very Serious Threat’: CDC Document Warns Delta Variant Is as Contagious as Chickenpox
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An internal slide presentation assembled by officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that the Delta variant of the coronavirus—now the dominant strain in the U.S. and across much of the world—is as transmissible as chickenpox, ...[Read more]
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Cuba’s cultural counter-revolution: US gov’t-backed rappers, artists gain fame as ‘catalyst for current unrest’
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Over the past decade, the US government has spent millions of dollars to cultivate anti-government Cuban rappers, rock musicians, artists, and journalists in an explicit bid to weaponize “desocialized and marginalized youth.” The strategy implemented ...[Read more]
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‘A Huge Outrage’: Senate Panel Approves $25 Billion Pentagon Budget Increase
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"Not so incidentally, the $25 billion spending increase approved by the Senate Armed Services Committee exactly matches the cost to scale up Covid-19 vaccine production to meet global demand." ...[Read more]
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The UK now has the highest daily rate of Covid-19 cases in the world
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The rate of daily infections is the highest it has been since mid-January, with 55,000 new cases recorded on Thursday July 15, which is the most recent full day available. Thanks to the fact nearly 70 per cent of UK adults have received two shots of a vac ...[Read more]
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An American ISIS Fighter Describes the Caliphate’s Final Days and His Own
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A new documentary podcast from The Intercept and Topic Studios offers the most detailed account yet of an American who lived and died inside the Islamic State. ...[Read more]
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‘This Summit Was a Failure’: Biden-Merkel Meeting Ends With No Deal on Vaccine Patent Waiver
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The brief bilateral summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel ended Thursday without any commitment from the European leader to drop her opposition to a temporary patent waiver for coronavirus vaccines, a result ...[Read more]
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Trump Supporters’ Anti-Science Crusade Is Threatening Us All
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The number of new COVID-19 infections in the country topped 26,500 yesterday, a two-week increase of 111 percent. Experts broadly agree the reasons behind this new infection spike are twofold: (1) The Delta variant of COVID is highly infectious and on the ...[Read more]
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The Americans dying because they can’t afford medical care
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After losing her job in May 2016, Finley also lost her health insurance coverage and struggled to find a new job. Three months later, Finley was found dead in her apartment after avoiding going to see a doctor for flu-like symptoms. “My grandparents wen ...[Read more]
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Suspects in Assassination of Haitian President Had Ties to U.S. Law Enforcement
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More information is emerging about the suspects involved in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Mose last week. At least one of two Haitian Americans arrested was an informant for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the DEA. Other suspect ...[Read more]
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‘Stop Blocking Global Covid Vaccines’: Protests Greet Merkel’s White House Visit
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Ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the U.S. later this week, public health campaigners on Tuesday floated a large banner in front of the White House calling on the European leader to "stop blocking global Covid vaccines," a reference to h ...[Read more]
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