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Deadline Looms For Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp
The camp has been the site of numerous and sometimes violent clashes between police and protesters who call themselves "water protectors," with more than 700 arrests. The camp's population has dwindled as the
Huge Crowds Gather In Spain To Demand Conservative Gov. Take In More Refugees By
Marchers held a large banner and signs in Catalan with the slogans "Enough Excuses! Take Them In Now!" and "No More Deaths, Open The Borders!" as they made their way through the city
Contradicting Trump, Defense Secretary Says US ‘Not In Iraq To Seize Anybody’s Oil’ By
Jim Mattis says US has 'generally paid for our oil', as he seeks to soothe anger at comments by Donald Trump of seizing Iraqi energy wealth.
Americans Are Packing Town Halls, Demanding To Be Heard By Lawmakers By
'I look out into an audience like this, I just kind of think to myself, the founding fathers would say this is what we worked so hard for,' says Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon.
Rex Tillerson Purges Remnants Of “Shadow Govt” At State Department By
Tillerson recently laid off several employees associated with the “7th-floor group” at the State Department, a group which FBI documents revealed is part of a “shadow government”
Podcast: The FBI’s Secret Program To Smear Civil Rights Groups By
Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly has outlined plans to hire agents and expand the pool of immigrants prioritized for removal, and speed up deportation hearings, among other
Rallies In Support Of US Muslims Held Across US By
Trump has initiated a crackdown on illegal immigration. He also has called for a temporary ban on people entering the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Trump Says Gulf States Will Pay For Syria Safe Zones By
(REPORT) — Speaking at a Florida rally in front of 9,000 people, President Trump announced on Saturday evening that the Gulf States will end up paying the cost of the Syrian
Largest US Jewish Group Denounces Trump’s Choice For Ambassador To Israel By
A Statement released by the Reform Jewish movement says David Friedman has 'extreme views' on settlements and two-state solution.
US Border Agents Are Now Searching Digital Devices: What Are Your Rights? By
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.