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US Iraqi Allies Now Fighting US Syrian Allies
The same Iraqi militias who were previously fighting ISIL alongside the U.S. are now actively collaborating with Russian and Iranian forces to “crush” American-backed rebels in Aleppo.
Kuwait To Send Ground Troops To Join Saudi War In Yemen
The conflict has so far killed more than 6,000 people. The U.N. agency for children, UNICEF, has said that nearly half of those killed in the war so far have been civilians, and that 637 of them have been children.
The Crisis In Gaza, A MintPress Exclusive Timeline and Whitepaper
MintPress News breaks down the latest in the ongoing crisis in the embattled Gaza Strip.
What The Media’s Getting Wrong About Israel And Palestine — And Why It Matters
MintPress founder and editor-in-chief, Mnar Muhawesh, discusses the profound personal effects of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
US Announces $1.2B Japan Auto. Toyota Criminal Saftey Settlement
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has reached a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. and filed a criminal charge alleging the Japanese automaker defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Under the agreement, announced Wednesday by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the company will admit that it misled U.S. consumers by making deceptive statements about two safety issues affecting its vehicles. As a result, Toyota will pay a $1.2
What It Means For Whistleblowers Now That Snowden Leaks Categorized As Financial Loss
By attaching a monetary figure to the damages that Snowden is allegedly responsible for, the administration may be trying to solicit support gaining redress.
Prostitution Rises In The New Wild West — North Dakota’s Oil Country
Oil boom towns have lots of men with lots of disposable income, and that combination has drawn prostitutes to the area.
California’s De-Incarceration Experiment Fuels Public Safety Fears
Federal judges said California’s prison conditions violated inmates' constitutional rights and forced the state into a historic prisoner-release experiment.
DATA Act Would Shine Light On Most Government Finances
Supporters say the bill could allow taxpayers to quickly track congressional appropriations down to the last dollar.
Looking Back At Mandela’s CIA Assisted 1962 Arrest
This dark secret of the Cold War highlights just how warped U.S. foreign policy was, and is.