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Foreign Press Complain Of ‘Intimidation’ By Israel During Gaza War
Foreign Press Complain Of ‘Intimidation’ By Israel During Gaza War
Foreign Press Complain of ‘Intimidation’ by Israel During Gaza War.
State Dept: Iraqi PM Maliki To Be Ousted Soon
EU Court: Poland Enabled CIA Torture
EU Court: Poland Enabled CIA Torture By
"This ruling is of landmark significance for ending impunity" for rendition.
Canadian Group Delivering Water To Detroit To Protest Shutoffs
Canadian Group Delivering Water To Detroit To Protest Shutoffs By
Council of Canadians joins movement against city-wide water war.
Weak Oil-Train Regulations Don’t Go Nearly Far Enough, Experts Warn
Weak Oil-Train Regulations Don’t Go Nearly Far Enough, Experts Warn By
Proposed rules prioritize industry over community and environmental safety.
Over 50 Israeli Reservists Declare ‘We Refuse To Serve’
Over 50 Israeli Reservists Declare ‘We Refuse To Serve’ By
Joint letter comes as Palestinian death toll in Gaza nears 800 and UN official warns of possible human rights violations and war crimes.
Hospital, UN Shelter Struck In Gaza As ‘Massacre’ Of Civilians Continues
Hospital, UN Shelter Struck In Gaza As ‘Massacre’ Of Civilians Continues By
Overall death toll rises beyond 750 people a day after UN Human Rights council approves investigation into possible war crimes.
Gen. Dempsey: We’re Pulling Out Our Cold War Military Plans Over Ukraine
Gen. Dempsey: We’re Pulling Out Our Cold War Military Plans Over Ukraine By
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs compares Russia activities to Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939; State Department makes new claims, but won't show the evidence.
‘New Gold Rush’ For Riches Takes Aim At Deep Ocean
‘New Gold Rush’ For Riches Takes Aim At Deep Ocean By
Intergovernmental body gives OK to seven new exploratory permits to hunt for deep sea minerals..
Vote On Iraqi President Again Delayed By Parliament
UN Human Rights Chief: Israel Assault On Gaza Resembles ‘War Crimes’
UN Human Rights Chief: Israel Assault On Gaza Resembles ‘War Crimes’ By
OHCHR estimates that among nearly 700 Palestinians killed more than two-thirds are civilians, including nearly 150 children.
ISIS Quickly Surpassing al-Qaeda Recruitment Drive
ISIS Quickly Surpassing al-Qaeda Recruitment Drive By
State Dept: ISIS a Bigger Threat With a Full-Blown Army
Israeli Cabinet Mulls Further Escalation: At Least 718 Gazans Killed
EPA Denies Texas’ Emergency Request To Use Dangerous Herbicide On 3 Million Cotton Field Acres
EPA Denies Texas’ Emergency Request To Use Dangerous Herbicide On 3 Million Cotton Field Acres By
Environmental groups believe the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency got it right by denying the emergency use request Texas filed in order to use hazardous herbicide propazine to
Casualty Numbers Raise Questions About Gaza War
Casualty Numbers Raise Questions About Gaza War By
Three-fourths of the Palestinians killed in more than two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting were civilians, according to U.N. figures. One in four was a minor, it said.
Seattle Police: Homeless Ticketed Most For Pot
Seattle Police: Homeless Ticketed Most For Pot By
An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African-American males are more likely to be ticketed for public
How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, Executions Went Awry
How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, Executions Went Awry By
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies.
UN Human Development Report Faults Inequality
UN Human Development Report Faults Inequality By
With nearly a third of humanity poor or vulnerable to poverty, governments need to put a higher priority on creating jobs and providing basic social services, the United Nations Development
Gang Violence, Fears For Children Fuel Rush To US
Gang Violence, Fears For Children Fuel Rush To US By
Experts, however, say those gangs are actually a byproduct of U.S. policies in the 1990s that sent many immigrants back to Central America after they had been indoctrinated into gang
Air Algerie Flight MD-8 Vanishes Over N. Mali
Air Algerie Flight MD-8 Vanishes Over N. Mali By
Air navigation services lost track of the MD-83 about 50 minutes after takeoff from Ougadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, at 0155 GMT (9:55 p.m. EDT Wednesday), the official Algerian
New Hampshire Celebrates Bittersweet Anniversary Of Medical Marijuana Program
New Hampshire Celebrates Bittersweet Anniversary Of Medical Marijuana Program By
Officials in the Granite State are still stonewalling on the implementation of medical marijuana legislation signed into law last year.
Military Suicides Up A Bit In 2014; More Seek Help
Military Suicides Up A Bit In 2014; More Seek Help By
. Suicides among National Guard and Reserve members increased by about 8 percent, going from 203 to 220.