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Chelsea Manning Facing Indefinite Solitary Confinement Following Suicide Attempt
'While Chelsea is suffering the darkest depression she has experienced since her arrest, the government is taking actions to punish her for that pain'
Fact Checking Clinton’s DNC Speech By
Clinton spoke Thursday night to the largest TV audience she is likely to have until the presidential debates, meaning many Americans were probably hearing of her agenda for the first
UN Human Rights Rep: ‘Racism Casts ‘Dark Shadow’ Over United States By
The official raised alarm over police brutality and impunity, mass incarceration, and racial bias in the U.S. criminal justice system.
Officer Faces Discipline Over Comments About Racist Policing By
Officer Freddie Vincent wrote on social media, among other things, that white police officers are “looking for a reason to kill a black man.”
Fox News Reporter Kicked Off Streets At DNC By
Greeted by shouts of “Fuck Fox News” and “Fox is KKK,” The reporter and his camera person were quickly surrounded by the crowd on the fringes of the march.
Father Of Fallen Muslim Soldier To Trump: ‘You Have Sacrificed Nothing’ By
PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Army Capt. Humayun Khan’s infantry unit was guarding the gates to their base in Iraq 12 years ago when a suspicious vehicle approached. Khan, a Muslim-American
At Least 28 Civilians Dead In Latest US Airstrike In Syria By
Coalition air strikes leave 28 dead as US CENTCOM reports only 14 total civilian causalities in the past year.
Centcom Report Claims Only 14 Civilians Killed In US Strikes Over Past Year By
Recently expanded authority to strike ISIS targets permits strikes with the potential to kill or wound several civilians if those attacks prevent fighters from causing greater mayhem.
Intelligence Official Overseeing Whistleblowing Cases Blows Whistle Himself By
McClatchy says claims "add to a barrage of allegations that the federal government's handling of whistleblower cases is flawed."
Turkey Warms To Russia; Pipeline, Sanctions To Be Discussed, Qatar Blames KSA, UAE For Coup By
While it is still too early to tell who organized the coup or even to fully analyze Erdogan’s behavior afterwards, these recent developments are notable.