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Modeling CIA Torture, ISIS Waterboarded Those It Captured: Report
Modeling CIA Torture, ISIS Waterboarded Those It Captured: Report
Sources quoted by the Washinton Post say ISIS "knew exactly how it was done" as it employed brutal techniques also approved by Bush administration
VIDEO: CEO Gets Probation After Being Caught On Video Kicking Puppy
VIDEO: CEO Gets Probation After Being Caught On Video Kicking Puppy By
CEO on probation after dog-kicking video released, required him to donate $100,000 to a foundation.
VIDEO: St. Paul Police Tasing Caught On Video Stirs Up Controversy
VIDEO: St. Paul Police Tasing Caught On Video Stirs Up Controversy By
A YouTube video that captured an incident between a St. Paul man and police is raising questions about officers and race relations.
Bernie Sanders: “I Want To Know If Ordinary People Are Ready To Stand And Fight”
Bernie Sanders: “I Want To Know If Ordinary People Are Ready To Stand And Fight” By
US Senator from Vermont is touring the country to capture pulse of populist sentiment and to see whether or not hunger exists for 'political revolution'.
In Expanding War To Syria, US Could Attack Assad Too
In Expanding War To Syria, US Could Attack Assad Too By
Unwilling to cooperate with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, The US could just bomb everyone.
Former CEO Calls Executive Pay ‘Extreme,’ Says Own Pay Was ‘Ludicrous’
Former CEO Calls Executive Pay ‘Extreme,’ Says Own Pay Was ‘Ludicrous’ By
“I don’t dispute that they ought to be paid really well,” he said. “It’s just that I think it’s gotten a little bit out of hand.”
VIDEO: MSNBC’s Krystal Ball: Rand Paul Is Courageous, Hillary Is cowardly In Addressing Ferguson Events
VIDEO: MSNBC’s Krystal Ball: Rand Paul Is Courageous, Hillary Is cowardly In Addressing Ferguson Events By
Even the traditionally left leaning MSNBC is realizing the failures of the Democrats in addressing police militarization.
VIDEO: Grandmother Facing 1 Year In Jail For Protesting Drones
VIDEO: Grandmother Facing 1 Year In Jail For Protesting Drones By
Mary Anne Grady Flores, a 58-year-old grandmother of three, was sentenced to a year in jail after photographing an anti-drone protest outside a military base near her home. While she
VIDEO: How Civil Forfeiture Turns Cops Into Robbers
VIDEO: How Civil Forfeiture Turns Cops Into Robbers By
Civil forfeiture is a little-known legal device that allows law enforcement officials to take your property, sell it and pocket the proceeds—even if you have done nothing wrong.
Judicial Watch Sues TSA Over Cover-Up: Passenger Complaints “Assaults Relating To Sexual Misconduct”
Judicial Watch Sues TSA Over Cover-Up: Passenger Complaints “Assaults Relating To Sexual Misconduct” By
FOIA lawsuit seeks TSA 2013 records from Dulles, Chicago, Denver, Miami, and Los Angeles airports.
VIDEO: California City Tells Police To Have Plan For Getting Rid Of MRAP Military Vehicle In Next 60 Days
VIDEO: California City Tells Police To Have Plan For Getting Rid Of MRAP Military Vehicle In Next 60 Days By
The controversy over the mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicle attracted a large crowd on Tuesday that was largely against it.
Will The #RubbleBucketChallenge Help Raise Awareness For Gaza?
Will The #RubbleBucketChallenge Help Raise Awareness For Gaza? By
The Ice Bucket Challenge has done wonders for ALS. Now Palestinians have a new challenge for you.
Edinburgh’s Feminist Revolution
Edinburgh’s Feminist Revolution By
A steep rise in the number of women comedians at this year’s Fringe Festival reflects changing social mores.
US Tests ‘Hypersonic’ Weapon Designed To Reach 5 Times Speed Of Sound
US Tests ‘Hypersonic’ Weapon Designed To Reach 5 Times Speed Of Sound By
Critics warn new class of weapons is leading to new global arms race and risks dangerous escalation.
Muslims React With Outrage At UK Sex Abuse Report
Muslims React With Outrage At UK Sex Abuse Report By
Muhbeen Hussain, founder of Rotherham Muslim Youth Group, told the Daily Mirror on Wednesday that Muslims are disgusted that justice was not done in Rotherham.
IMF Chief Lagarde Under Investigation In France
IMF Chief Lagarde Under Investigation In France By
She and her former chief of staff face questions about their role in a 400 million-euro ($531 million) payment to a businessman with a checkered past.
Activists Sound Alarm As More Police Departments Consider Using Drones
Activists Sound Alarm As More Police Departments Consider Using Drones By
Anti-war groups call for increased scrutiny over use of drones as law enforcement tools.
Officials Announce Long-Term Truce Agreement To End Attack On Gaza
Officials Announce Long-Term Truce Agreement To End Attack On Gaza By
Palestinians reportedly celebrating in the streets as President Abbas highlights pressing need to rebuild war-torn state.
‘Severe… Pervasive… Irreversible”: IPCC’s Devastating Climate Change Conclusions
‘Severe… Pervasive… Irreversible”: IPCC’s Devastating Climate Change Conclusions By
A draft of the UN panel's synthesis report on the global scientific community's assessment of human-caused global warming offers the starkest and most strongly-worded warning yet of
Groups To FCC: Don’t Let Comcast Become Nation’s Media ‘Gatekeeper’
Groups To FCC: Don’t Let Comcast Become Nation’s Media ‘Gatekeeper’ By
As public comment period draws to close, groups warn the joining of telecom giants is not in the public interest.
Troubled Libya Now Faces Dueling Governments
Troubled Libya Now Faces Dueling Governments By
The power grab highlights the lawlessness that has swept Libya since rebels overthrew dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011 and later formed powerful militias that successive governments
US health Official: Ebola Has ‘Upper Hand’
US health Official: Ebola Has ‘Upper Hand’ By
The Ebola virus has the "upper hand" in an outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, a top American health official said, adding that experts have the tools to