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VIDEO: Attack On Canadian Parliament Fuels “Anti-Terror” Laws, Ignoring Ties To Mental Illness, Drug Abuse
As Canada mourns the death of a soldier gunned down while standing guard at the National War Monument in Ottawa, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is pushing new antiterrorism legislation that would expand surveillance
VIDEO: How America Recruited, Protected And Pays Nazis To This Day By
Abby Martin takes a look at two recent investigative reports from the Associated Press and New York Times, uncovering the recruitment of Nazi spies for the CIA and the US’ policy
US Isolates Troops While Australia Imposes Visa Ban On Ebola-Hit West Africa States By
'Western countries are creating mass panic which is unhelpful in containing a contagious disease like Ebola,' Ugandan government spokesman Ofwono Opondo said.
Israeli Forces Shoot Palestinian On Beach As Ceasefire Violations In Gaza Continue By
Gaza's health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra told Ma'an that a 27-year-old man was seriously injured after being shot in the thigh in Beit Lahiya.
‘A Generation Cast Aside': Child Poverty On The Rise In World’s Richest Countries By
Since 2008, child poverty has increased in a majority of the 41 most affluent nations, UNICEF report finds.
US Airstrikes In Syria Badly Damaging Civilian Economy By
Local fuel and food prices are soaring as US targets infrastructure.
Tensions Between The US And Israel Rise To New Levels By
"Chickenshit": Public Feud Erupts Between Named (and Unnamed) US-Israeli Officials.
Giffords Struggling To Make Guns A Midterm Election Issue By
Four years after she was shot in the head and went on to inspire millions with her recovery, Giffords is as committed as ever to pushing for tighter gun-control laws.
Kansas Governor Is Forcing Disabled People Off Medicaid By
The conservative experiment in Gov. Sam Brownback’s Kansas has led to more suffering across the board — not just for the state’s economy, but for people with disabilities who
New Research Shows That The BP Oil Spill Left An Oily “Bathub Ring” The Size Of Rhode Island On The Sea Floor By
The study estimates that about 10 million gallons of oil coagulated on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico around the damaged Deepwater Horizons oil rig.