Court Rules Legal Justification For Drone Assassinations Of US Citizens Can Remain Secret November 24, 2015
Many legal scholars contend that it is illegal for the U.S. to kill American citizens away from the battlefield without a trial.
5 Black Lives Matter Activists Shot By White Gunmen In Minneapolis By AP
Miski Noor, a media contact for Black Lives Matter, said “a group of white supremacists showed up at the protest, as they have done most nights.”
Nestlé Admits Slavery And Coercion Used In Seafood Production By AP
Global audit by the food giant finds abuse of workers who catch seafood from Thailand.
Convicted Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard Released From US Prison By AP
The US attorney who tried the case said of Pollard's release, "I don't think there's any doubt that the crime merited a life sentence, given the amount of damage that Mr. Pollard did to the United States government."
Bernie Sanders Says US Can’t Turn Its back On Syrian Refugees By AP
"During these difficult times, we will not succumb to Islamophobia, we will not turn our backs on the refugees."
Following Paris Attacks, Republican Candidates Step Up Hawkish War Rhetoric By AP
Republicans are calling for a campaign of 'shock and awe' reminiscent of George Bush's strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan.
US OK With New EU Labeling Rule For Goods Grom Israeli Settlements, Doesn’t Consider It A Boycott By AP
We do not believe that labeling the origin of products is equivalent to a boycott," State Department spokesman Mark Toner said. "And as you know, we do not consider settlements to be part of Israel. We do not view labeling the origin of products as being from the settlements
Trump Touts Eisenhower’s “Operation Wetback” As Model For Deportation By AP
One congressional investigation likened a transport ship used in Eisenhower's plan to an "eighteenth century slave ship" and a "penal hell ship."
New Canadian Government Green-lights Dumping 2 Billion Gallons Of Untreated Sewage Into St. Lawrence River By AP
A citizen petition with 90,000 names opposed to the project was presented to Coderre last month. The environmental group Save the River had argued there must be a way for the city to dispose of its sewage that's not potentially harmful to human health and wildlife.
After Long Struggle, Catalonia Declares Independence From Spain By AP
Separatists have held massive pro-independence rallies since the Constitutional Court struck down key parts of a law that would have given more power to the region in 2010.