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I’m usually not a big fan of shaming. I think the things most of us feel ashamed about are silly. But shame isn’t always a bad thing. Some people should be ashamed, and the only way that will happen is if they’re called out about it. Loudly. Take, for instance, some members of the Tennessee […]

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ICE conducts armed raid on student pastor’s home in Chicago, adbucts three By Jacob Crosse 16 May 2019 An estimated 20 armed Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents conducted a militarized raid on a family home in Chicago last Wednesday, kidnapping a student pastor, her husband and cousin. Betty Rendón had been preaching at Emaus […]

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Moscow Prosecutor Seeks Lengthy Prison Term For Police Officer Who Kept $120 Million Cash At Home

May 15, 2019           |                                       

The prosecutor in a high-profile case has requested a guilty verdict and a prison sentence of 15 1/2 years for a Moscow police officer found with the equivalent of $120 million in cash at home. The prosecutor also asked a Moscow court on May 14 to impose a 494.9 million-ruble ($7.5 million) fine on Colonel […]

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Estimates hold that some 25,000 to 49,000 people who were adopted by American parents as children but live without citizenship — often the result of failure to fill out a single form at the time of their adoption. Two members of Congress are looking to finally grant these undocumented adoptees citizenship. On Tuesday, Reps. Adam Smith, […]

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Public Safety, Civil Rights Groups Battle Over Face ID Tech

May 14, 2019           |                                       

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that’s creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments, stores, stadiums and home security cameras. Government agencies around the U.S. have used the […]

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ABC News reports: “Jeff Bezos’s space company unveils lunar lander.” CHUCK COLLINS, cell: (617) 308-4433, Chuck at ips-dc.org, @Chuck99to1Collins is with Inequality.org, a project of the Institute for Policy Studies. He said today: “Could Jeff Bezos be any less grounded? The Amazon founder — and world’s richest individual — opined last week that building the infrastructure that […]

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Photograph by Joshua Frank ABC News carried an “America Strong”-type segment of a boy, about to celebrate his 9thbirthday, opening a large gift, with his mother, out of sight of the camera, asking him, “Who sent you this special package?” Referring to his deployed soldier- father, he replies, “The best daddy in the whole wide […]

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Parents Who Starved and Shackled Children Get Life Sentence

April 19, 2019           |                                       

RIVERSIDE, Calif.—The eldest son and daughter of a couple who starved and shackled 12 of their children spoke publicly for the first time Friday, alternately condemning and forgiving their parents before a judge sentenced the pair to up to life in prison. Since being freed from their prison-like home more than a year ago, the […]

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An unknown number of Haitians were killed, raped, and burned alive in La Saline, Haiti, the home of African Diaspora liberation. Margaret Prescod talks about what she found The post Special Report: Haitian Resistance is Rising; US Complicity in Atrocities (2/2) appeared first on The Real News Network.

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While the recent US/North Korean summit in Hanoi ended abruptly with no agreement, Donald Trump was sufficiently strong in his self-belief to ignore the setback. It simply wasn’t in his nature to accept that Kim Jong-Un was a more efficient deal-maker, and that at least avoided an immediate crisis. This volatile relationship may be out […]

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