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Oops, CIA Abducts & Tortures Wrong Guy
The CIA held El-Masri at the secret prison for four months where he was frequently beaten, kicked, tortured, and smashed into walls among other various forms abuse that he had to endure.
5 Reasons To Question The Official Story Of The Sydney Siege By
While the mainstream reports may suggest that Monis is yet another ISIS-style terrorist that finally attempted to rise and meet his destiny by engaging in terrorist attacks in the West,
VIDEO: Why The Guardian Censored One Of Its Top Journalists By
Abby Martin interviews investigative journalist, Nafeez Ahmed, about what was not discussed in the torture report and his claims of censorship at the Guardian newspaper, where he used
Video: Emerges Showing Police Harshly Interrogating Girlfriend Of Man They Just Killed By
A disturbing new video shows how police officers used aggressive interrogation techniques against the girlfriend of John Crawford just moments after they shot him dead inside a Walmart.
NY State Official Raises Alarm On Charter Schools – And Gets Ignored By
A top official in the New York State Comptroller’s Office has urged regulators to require more transparency on charter school finances. The response has been, well, nonexistent.
Despite Warnings Of Future War, Obama To Impose New Sanctions On Russia By
Instead of negotiations designed to end crisis over status of Ukraine, White House says president will sign quietly passed bill that critics says will solidify new Cold War.
Video: What Would The Syrian Refugee Crisis Look Like In Manhattan? By
If 1.5 million people had to flee the Big Apple, the world would notice.
Killing Of 12-Year Old Boy Shows Stricter Police Vetting Needed By
The Cleveland case "underscores the need for better vetting," said John DeCarlo, a professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York who has studied hiring practices.
International Community Rebukes Israel For Violation Of Geneva Convention By
Swiss Ambassador Paul Fivat, who chaired the conference, told reporters afterward the declaration is legally binding on all nations that adopted it. Israel and the U.S. didn't participate.