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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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DiEM25’s first official stance on Brexit was debated and decided in this and this all-member vote in autumn 2016. With that vote, DiEM25 supported the view that the result of the June 2016 referendum to leave the EU should be respected and that debate should concentrate on an outcome (amongst the many conceivable Brexits) that […]

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Ian Henderson was awarded the George Medal – Britain’s highest civilian award – on 28 September 1954 for his work in Kenya. But he didn’t earn this dubious honour on his own. During Henderson’s time in Kenya, according to the Daily Nation, he was “part of the small team developing the pseudo-gangster techniques”. The other […]

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President Trump’s former personal lawyer on Wednesday delivered to Congress, as Michael Shear writes in The New York Times, “a searing portrait … of a lying, cheating, racist president who used money and threats to conceal immoral and illegal behavior.” But the most dramatic moment in Michael Cohen’s testimony before the House Oversight and Reform […]

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As a British Muslim woman, parent and teacher, I’m horrified by the home secretary’s handling of the Begum case. Renu, eldest sister of Shamima Begum, 15, holds her sister’s photo. Image: PAHome Secretary Sajid Javid clearly does not have faith in our judicial processes, and in the case of Shamima Begum, has decided to take […]

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The United Nations’ highest court on Monday called Britain’s claim of sovereignty over the Chagos Islands “illegal” and urged London to “decolonize” the remote archipelago — which is home to one of the most important US overseas military bases — by returning the islands to Mauritius. In a 13-1 vote, the International Court of Justice […]

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Baltimore study shows predatory lending by major banks  across nation led to massive home foreclosures and wealth theft in Black communities The post Racially Discriminatory Lending Leads to Black Community Wealth Decline appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Russian Prosecutor Seeks 12-Year Prison Term For Woman In 'Krasnodar Cannibals' Case

February 21, 2019           |                                       

KRASNODAR, Russia — A prosecutor has asked a court in southern Russia to sentence a woman to 12 years in prison in a case which came to be known as the “Krasnodar cannibals.” Natalya Baksheyeva, 43, was found guilty on February 5 of incitement to murder and dismemberment of a person. She was accused of […]

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