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Bureau wins prestigious prize for superbugs investigation

May 29, 2019           |                                       

The Bureau has won Britain’s top accolade for investigative science journalism at the 2019 Association of British Science Writers (ABSW) Awards. The Bureau’s health and science team won the Steve Connor Award for Investigative Journalism for their story on the continued use of one of the world’s most precious antibiotics just to make chickens grow […]

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WASHINGTON — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump had tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller’s removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president. The report said that in June 2017, Trump directed White […]

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Taliban Say UN Temporarily Lifts Sanctions On Members Of Negotiating Team

April 11, 2019           |                                       

KABUL — A Taliban spokesman says the UN Security Council has at least temporarily removed sanctions on members of the militant group’s negotiating team. Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid late on April 11 told RFE/RL’s Radio Mashaal and the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) that the Taliban’s negotiation team in Qatar had been informed by the Security Council […]

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State Dept Bars 16 Saudis From Entering US Over Khashoggi Murder

April 9, 2019           |                                       

The US State Department has issued a statement this week announcing that 16 Saudi nations are to be barred from future entry into the United States over their roles in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a journalist and a permanent resident of the US, was murdered in October at the Saudi Consulate in […]

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning on Thursday to deport a number of Somali immigrants who were part of an infamous botched deportation flight in December 2017, according to their legal team. During the trip, the deportees said, they experienced verbal and physical abuse at the hands of ICE officers, and they have been […]

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The IRS Tried to Take on the Ultrawealthy. It Didn’t Go Well.

April 6, 2019           |                                       

Union Locals Build Support for the Green New Deal’s “Just Transition” Settler Colonialism Lurked Beneath the Christchurch Massacre Trump Administration Revokes ICC Prosecutor’s Visa Over War Crimes Probe In the Wake of Cyclone Idai, the North Has a Climate Debt to Pay The IRS Tried to Take on the Ultrawealthy. It Didn’t Go Well. The […]

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The most talked about player in baseball doesn’t exist. It’s not Mike Trout, the LA Angel widely viewed as the most meteoric talent to stride across an outfield in decades, and it’s not Bryce Harper or Manny Machado, the two free agents who signed to $300 million deals this offseason. Each of these players may […]

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Florida Sex Workers Demand Decriminalization After Massive Raids

April 2, 2019           |                                       

Florida Sex Workers Demand Decriminalization After Massive Raids Socialist Principles Have Always Been Part of Black American Tradition Surveillance Capitalism Is Destroying Our Freedom and Our Intimacy “Massive Win for the Environment”: New York State Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags Donald Trump’s Only Strategy Is to Create Crisis and Claim to Fix It Why Pay Transparency […]

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Former UN Special Rapporteur says Michelle Bachelet needs to change her team and visit Venezuela herself, or she is going to continue to get an “unprofessional, one-sided, politicized report” on the state of the country The post “We Are Swimming in an Ocean of Lies” on Venezuela appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Apply to be our 2019 Google News Lab Fellow

March 13, 2019           |                                       

Are you a brilliant young journalist just starting out? Apply for a Google News Lab Fellowship at the Bureau. This is a fantastic opportunity to spend eight weeks working (paid) at the Bureau over the summer on data-led projects. The fellow will work in one of three of our projects – Bureau Local, intensive farming […]

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