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Palestinian Inmates In Israeli Jails End Hunger Strike
The strike was called to protest against solitary confinement and detention without trial.
Amid Russia Accusations, Trump Prepares ‘War Room’ To Combat Negative Press By
Included in Trump's new press strategy, the president may lose his twitter privileges for good.
US Is Killing More Civilians in Syria Air War Than Assad Is By
Monitor says US-led coalition killed at least 225 civilians in past month, surpassing 146 civilian deaths caused by Syrian government strikes.
Owners Of Russian Bank Sue Buzzfeed Over ‘Pissgate’ Dossier By
BuzzFeed’s article introducing the dossier repeatedly noted that the allegations contained in the document were unverified and that the dossier itself contained errors.
Fourth Circuit Court Rules Trump’s Latest Muslim Ban Unconstitutional By
The federal judge in Maryland who blocked the latest travel ban cited comments made by Trump and his aides during the campaign and after the election as evidence that the policy was
Saudi Arabia Defends Bahrain’s Crackdown Which Left 5 Protesters Dead By
Bahraini police raided a town where a peaceful sit-in has been going on for months in support of a prominent Shiite cleric and political activist who had his citizenship stripped by
Pentagon Admits US Killed 105 Civilians In March Airstrikes On Mosul By
Reports also emerged Thursday of at least 35 civilian deaths from what is likely a U.S. airstrike in Eastern Syria.
Scientists Disprove Scott Pruitt’s Climate Claims With … Science By
"When incorrect science is elevated to the level of formal congressional testimony and makes its way into the official congressional record, climate scientists have some responsibility
Senate Bipartisan Effort Seeks To Block Trump’s Saudi Weapons Deal By
Republican Rand Paul and Democrats Chris Murphy and Al Franken introduced a resolution of disapproval in the Senate to force a vote on whether to block part of the sale.
Russian Foreign Minister Slams OPCW For Failure To Investigate Syrian Chemical Attack By
Two months after the alleged chemical attack in Syria, OPCW inspectors show no hurry inspecting the scene of the attack or the location from which attack was allegedly launched.