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« Reply #915 on: June 01, 2019, 05:32:47 AM »


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Twelve people killed in shooting at Virginia Beach municipal complex, police say

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Jim Morrison , Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann Reporter covering crime, specifically the D.C. police department Email Bio Follow Justin Jouvenal Justin Jouvenal Reporter covering courts, policing …


Justice Department does not comply with court order to release transcripts of Michael Flynn’s conversations with Russian ambassador

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Carol D. Leonnig and Carol D. Leonnig National investigative reporter focused on the White House and government accountability Email Bio Follow Rosalind S. Helderman Rosalind S. Helderman Reporter…


Net worth of Americans aged 18 to 35 has dropped 34 percent since 1996: study

thehill.com - The net worth of the average 18- to 35-year-old has plummeted 34 percent since 1996, according to new study from accounting group Deloitte. Despite stereotypes that millennials overspend on entertain…


It’s Time to Hold American Elites Accountable for Their Abuses

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - Washington wasn’t wrong to prevent a global financial meltdown. Obama was certainly right to save the domestic auto industry. But those decisions came at a real cost. After the Recovery Act had passe…


Trump defies close advisers in deciding to threaten Mexico with disruptive tariffs

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Seung Min Kim , Seung Min Kim White House reporter Email Bio Follow Josh Dawsey and Josh Dawsey Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow Damian Paletta Damian Paletta Reporter covering e…


‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By John Wagner John Wagner National reporter leading The Post's breaking political news team Email Bio Follow May 31 at 9:43 AM Attorney General William P. Barr said in an interview broadcast Friday …


In Terrifying Interview, William Barr Goes Full MAGA

nymag.com - After the legal Establishment had granted him the benefit of the doubt, Attorney General William Barr has shocked his erstwhile supporters with his aggressive and frequently dishonest interventions o…


“Disastrous”: Dow Sinks as Markets Realize Trump Really Is This Stupid

[url=http://www.vanityfair.com]www.vanityfair.com[/url] - At present the U.S. is involved in a protracted trade war with China that has yielded nothing in concessions from Beijing, cost U.S. companies and consumers billions, obliterated $5 trillion from the…


Audit: Pentagon Cannot Account for $6.5 Trillion Dollars in Taxpayer Money

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - A new Department of Defense Inspector General’s report, released last week, has left Americans stunned at the jaw-dropping lack of accountability and oversight. The glaring report revealed the Pentag…


Despite Trump administration denials, new evidence suggests census citizenship question was crafted to benefit white Republicans

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Tara Bahrampour and Tara Bahrampour Reporter focusing on aging, generations and demography Email Bio Follow Robert Barnes Robert Barnes Reporter covering the U.S. Supreme Court Email Bio Follow Ma…


Conservatives Pushed a Strategy to Weaken Home Health Care Unions. The Trump Administration Bit.

theintercept.com - Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced a new rule barring home health care workers from paying union dues through their Medicaid-funded wages. The new Department of Health and Human S…


New Report Warns Planet May Be Warming Twice as Fast as Expected

truthout.org - New earthshaking science will be coming out in the 2021 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that could nearly double future warming predictions. We have a window into this new sci…


The Effects of Climate Change Are Killing People in Alaska

[url=http://www.esquire.com]www.esquire.com[/url] - For those Chinese climate hoaxsters, it's all fun and games until people start dying, which is happening in a lot of places around the world, and which will keep happening as the hoax gets deeper and…


Heathrow drone protesters face LIFE in jail, government warns

[url=http://www.standard.co.uk]www.standard.co.uk[/url] - Register with your social account or click here to log in Extinction Rebellion protesters who disrupt Heathrow Airport with drones could face life behind bars, the government has warned. The climate …


How to Make the Perfect Milkshake for Throwing at Fascists

[url=http://www.vice.com]www.vice.com[/url] - A good milkshake is a terrible thing to waste. It truly is a most perfect dessert: a drinkable marriage of cream, milk, and sugar, served whipped and cold and just dense enough for a straw to stand a…


MintCast Interviews Filmmaker Robbie Martin: The Neoconservative Endgame

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - MintCast co-hosts Alan MacLeod and Whitney Webb recently spoke to Robbie Martin (@FluorescentGrey), a filmmaker whose recent documentary series A Very Heavy Agenda explores how prominent Bush-era neo…


Opinion | Why we may all have to give up pork

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Letters to the Editor May 31 at 5:21 PM The May 27 front-page article “Meat safety shift aided by USDA’s wordplay” demonstrated how again the Agriculture Department has failed in its duty to prote…


New AI generates horrifyingly plausible fake news

futurism.com - In an attempt to prevent artificial intelligence-generated fake news from spreading across the internet, a team of scientists built an AI algorithm that creates what might be the most believable bot-…


Quick and Easy

[url=http://www.stonekettle.com]www.stonekettle.com[/url] - 90% of the Drugs coming into the United States come through Mexico & our Southern Border. 80,000 people died last year, 1,000,000 people ruined. This has gone on for many years & nothing has been don…


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"It is difficult to write a paradiso when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse." -Ezra Pound

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Doomstead Diner Daily June 2
« Reply #916 on: June 02, 2019, 05:29:40 AM »

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DeWayne Craddock, a longtime Virginia Beach employee, identified as shooter who killed 12 in city building

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Michael E. Miller , Michael E. Miller Local enterprise reporter covering immigration, poverty, inequality and crime Email Bio Follow Lynh Bui and Lynh Bui Reporter focusing on public safety and cr…


Rebecca Solnit: 'Every protest shifts the world's balance'

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Scale it up and it’s revolution; scale it down and it’s individual non-cooperation that may be seen as nothing more than obstinacy or malingering or not seen at all. What we call protest identifies o…


Royals to serve as extras in Donald Trump’s victory lap of UK

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Donald Trump’s state visit this week to the UK is being promoted as a celebration of a close alliance tempered through war. It could be more accurately described as a personal lap of victory for the …


In January, Virginia GOP killed bill to ban sales of large-capacity magazines

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Robert McCartney Robert McCartney Senior regional correspondent covering government and politics Email Bio Follow June 1 at 5:43 PM A Virginia bill designed to ban sales of large-capacity magazine…


The intelligence community needs a house-cleaning

taibbi.substack.com - It’s been a tired pop-cliché meme for ages. Way back in 2000, when Adam Garcia tried to lay it on Piper Perabo in Coyote Ugly, she groaned, “That’s original.” It drew eye rolls in Top Gun in 1986. Go…


Turkey puts novelists including Elif Shafak under investigation

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Turkish prosecutors have launched investigations into writers of fiction including the award-winning novelist Elif Shafak, in what campaigners are describing as a serious threat to free speech. The m…


How a California Community Helped Hundreds of Migrants the Border Patrol Dropped at a Greyhound Station

theintercept.com - The vans started coming on May 14, depositing their passengers into an alley by the Greyhound station in San Bernardino, California, and then taking off. The first night, the station’s small lobby qu…


Say goodbye to Dow 25,000: Mexico tariffs spook Wall Street

[url=http://www.cnn.com]www.cnn.com[/url] - The Dow and S&P 500 declined nearly 7% apiece in May, their first losing months since December. The Nasdaq tumbled 8% on the month, its worst May since 2010. The United States imported $346 billion o…


US Farms Flood, Tariffs on Imported Food - The Organic Prepper

[url=http://www.theorganicprepper.com]www.theorganicprepper.com[/url] - If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! There’s little doubt that the US is headed into a food crisis. Here’s the bottom line. While American farmers are de…


God, Gas, and Cash: How Texas Fell in Love With Israel — and Then Trampled on the Constitution

theintercept.com - On the afternoon of April 19, 2018, a group of Texas Republicans received an email confirming their upcoming all-expenses-paid trips to Israel. An orientation packet filled with background on their d…


How a resort weekend for judges made courts more conservative

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - That’s the title of a recent paper by economists Elliott Ash, Daniel Chen, and Suresh Naidu, and depending on your political beliefs, the consequences they’re talking about are either heartening or d…


Boeing Built Deadly Assumptions Into 737 Max, Blind to a Late Design Change

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Bird strikes on angle-of-attack sensors are relatively common. A Times review of two F.A.A. databases found hundreds of reports of bent, cracked, sheared-off, poorly installed or otherwise malfunctio…


Those Who Rise and Those Who Disappear | Current Affairs

[url=http://www.currentaffairs.org]www.currentaffairs.org[/url] - Imagine a place where work and income are insecure; where wealthy businessmen/criminals collude with police and politicians to exploit and abuse workers; where family relationships deteriorate into v…


To the ends of the Earth

[url=http://www.revealnews.org]www.revealnews.org[/url] - The story from Antarctica was produced by Carolyn Beeler, an environment reporter at PRI’s The World. The story from Alaska’s Bering Strait was produced by Michael de Yoanna, an investigative reporte…


Mission Creep: How the NSA’s Game-Changing Targeting System Built for Iraq and Afghanistan Ended Up on the Mexico Border

theintercept.com - At Area 82, it seems safe to say, the sort of extensive intelligence-sharing exemplified by RT-RG became a cornerstone of U.S. intelligence strategy. In his SIDtoday interview, Goodman, the former NS…


Are We Fighting a War on Homelessness? Or a War on the Homeless?

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - While legitimate concerns have been raised over the shelters—Will the nearby school be able to successfully accommodate new children? Shouldn’t the city be focusing on permanent supportive housing ra…


New US Ambassador to Uzbekistan – You Just don’t Wanna Know | New Eastern Outlook

journal-neo.org - The ever increasing influence of Russia and China in Central Asia is keeping the United States fairly agitated. Predictably enough, over the last couple of years Washington has noticeably stepped up …


Ecological Importance and Human Rights Be Damned, Trump Admin Says Fossil Fuel Pillaging in Arctic Refuge Coming Soon | naked capitalism

[url=http://www.nakedcapitalism.com]www.nakedcapitalism.com[/url] - Jerri-Lynn here. Trump has pledged to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to fossil fuel drilling, and as this post describes, Interior Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Joe B…


Why Mitch McConnell Outmaneuvers Democrats at Filling the Supreme Court

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - The boundless cynicism of Mitch McConnell is again on display. The Kentucky Republican, who is the Senate Majority Leader, told a home-state audience that, if there is a vacancy on the Supreme Court …



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"It is difficult to write a paradiso when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse." -Ezra Pound

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« Reply #917 on: June 03, 2019, 03:04:50 AM »

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Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By John Hudson and John Hudson National security reporter focusing on the State Department and diplomacy. Email Bio Follow Loveday Morris Loveday Morris Jerusalem bureau chief covering the Middle Eas…


Stocks are tumbling on trade-war fears after China pledged to 'fight until the end' | Markets Insider

markets.businessinsider.com - Asian and European stocks and US futures slid sharply on Monday after China's defense minister vowed not to back down in its trade war with the US. "Traders are increasingly pricing in a prolonged tr…


“We’ve Got People”: Ryan Grim on the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi, and 2020 Campaign

theintercept.com - As Democrats continue to debate whether to initiate an impeachment inquiry, Trump seems to be going nuts from the Democrats’ continuing probe into his possible obstruction of justice, corruption, abu…


Affordable Care Act Reduces Racial Disparities in Cancer Treatment: Report

[url=http://www.theroot.com]www.theroot.com[/url] - It turns out the Affordable Care Act may have acted to make care affordable and accessible to black folks. According to new research, the law has been linked to a reduction in racial disparities in t…


Heartburn Gave My Dad Cancer. What About the Rest of Us?

undark.org - Nearly 20 years ago, my family got together in the Finger Lakes region of New York for Thanksgiving. The last night of our trip, we went out to a local tavern for dinner. I can’t remember if my fathe…


Virginia Beach Shooter Resigned from His Engineering Job Before Rampage Despite Good Standing

[url=http://www.theroot.com]www.theroot.com[/url] - DeWayne Craddock, the 40-year-old engineer who officials say murdered 12 people at the government building where he worked in Virginia Beach, Va., submitted a formal letter of regulation from his pos…


Trump-Drunk Republicans Are Choosing Russia Over the Constitution

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - How did this happen? How did the Republican Party descend from the moral heights of Ronald Reagan’s “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall,” to this apologist sewer filled with the weak trying to reassu…


Dow futures tumble as trade war escalates

[url=http://www.cnn.com]www.cnn.com[/url] - Wall Street has already been shaken by the trade war with China. The growth in tariffs are beginning to take an effect on the Chinese economy: Activity in China's vast factory industry fell to a thre…


Anti-Vaxxers Lack Trust. Here's Why.

undark.org - Recently, an acquaintance — the mother of a young child — popped up in a Facebook thread discussing a Newsweek story about Russian internet trolls spreading anti-vaccine propaganda. She described the…


How long can humans live?

theconversation.com - Humans are living longer around the world. While there have been obvious ups and downs, life expectancy at birth overall has been steadily increasing for many years. It has more than doubled in the l…


US Farms Flood, Tariffs on Imported Food 

[url=http://www.theorganicprepper.com]www.theorganicprepper.com[/url] - There’s little doubt that the US is headed into a food crisis. Here’s the bottom line. While American farmers are dealing with one natural disaster after another, President Trump has placed tariffs o…


CO2 Concentration Is Higher Than Ever in Human History

truthout.org - For the first time in human history, on May 13, Earth’s concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) reached 415 parts per million ( ppm). Before the 19th century’s industrial revolution, the CO2 concentrat…


India heatwave temperatures pass 50 degrees Celsius

[url=http://www.channelnewsasia.com]www.channelnewsasia.com[/url] - NEW DELHI: Temperatures passed 50 degrees Celsius in northern India as an unrelenting heatwave triggered warnings of water shortages and heatstroke. The thermometer hit 50.6 degrees Celsius in the Ra…


Superbugs in the Anthropocene: A Profit-Driven Plague

monthlyreview.org - Ian Angus edits the website Climate and Capitalism and is the author, most recently, of A Redder Shade of Green: Intersections of Science and Socialism (Monthly Review Press, 2017). He would like to …


Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago

[url=http://www.ancient-origins.net]www.ancient-origins.net[/url] - A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany , on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the University of Vermont who present their evidence …


Mueller Played by the Rules. Trump Made New Ones.

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - WASHINGTON — The president of the United States appears to believe that you don’t matter unless you are on television. By that measure, Robert S. Mueller III’s


High Level wildfire grows to nearly half the size of 2016 Fort McMurray blaze

[url=http://www.ctvnews.ca]www.ctvnews.ca[/url] - At least 10 wildfires are burning out of control in Alberta, and the massive blaze that has forced the evacuation of High Level is nearing half the size of the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire. The Chucke…


3 Reasons Why America is About to End

medium.com - America has its flaws. Countless books examine them, but they often conclude their grim analyses with a chapter on “how to make things better.” Rarely is the feasibility of these proposed solutions c…


Escaping extinction through paradigm shift

medium.com - Published by INSURGE INTELLIGENCE, a crowdfunded investigative journalism project for people and planet. For the last month, as a journalist and academic, I’ve experienced a strange sensation of para…



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« Reply #918 on: June 04, 2019, 02:59:10 AM »


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Everything That Happened During Trump’s U.K. State Visit

nymag.com - Donald Trump arrived in London Monday morning to kick off his first official state visit the U.K., a trip that has been more than two years in the making. Though Prime Minister Theresa May first exte…


Video of Boris Johnson saying Trump showed 'stupefying ignorance' over past comments about London was broadcast onto Big Ben during the president’s visit

[url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - An anti-Brexit protest group launched a series of new campaigns on Monday, broadcasting controversial messages on famous London landmarks during President Donald Trump's first state visit to the Unit…


In legal victory for Assange, Swedish court rules against extradition

[url=http://www.wsws.org]www.wsws.org[/url] - The Uppsala District Court yesterday ruled against a bid by Swedish state prosecutors for the country to formally detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in absentia, which would have set in motion a…


House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Felicia Sonmez , Felicia Sonmez National reporter on The Washington Post's breaking political news team Email Bio Follow Tara Bahrampour and Tara Bahrampour Reporter focusing on aging, generations…


‘High Likelihood of Human Civilization Coming to an End’ in 2050, New Report Suggests

[url=http://www.vice.com]www.vice.com[/url] - A harrowing scenario analysis of how human civilization might collapse in coming decades due to climate change has been endorsed by a former Australian defense chief and senior royal navy commander. …


Turkey squashed by Idlib pressure

[url=http://www.al-monitor.com]www.al-monitor.com[/url] - Today is the last day before the end of the Ramadan fast according to the lunar calendar, for those observing it in Turkey. In keeping with the significance of “Arife,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip…


Of Two Minds - A Quiet Revolution Is Brewing

[url=http://www.oftwominds.com]www.oftwominds.com[/url] - Politics as practiced in a bygone era of stability no longer offers any solutions to these profound disruptions. I recently read a fascinating history of the social, political and economic context of…


China issues warning to students, academics on studying in the US amid trade war

thehill.com - China on Monday issued a warning to students and academics about the risks of studying in the United States amid the trade war between the two nations, Reuters reported. The Ministry of Education sai…


China continues to deny Tiananmen, but we won’t let the world forget | Rowena Xiaoqing He

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - He was just a kid, but he cried like an old man in despair.” Liane was trying hard to steady her emotions when she described to me how she had attempted to hold back a young boy whose unarmed brother…


West Virginia Senate Passes Sweeping Education Bill to Ban Teacher Strikes

portside.org - The West Virginia State Senate on Monday passed a sweeping education overhaul bill that would deem teacher strikes unlawful. The chamber voted 18-15 to advance the measure — after Senate Republicans …


Opinion | Democratic Voters Want Impeachment. The House Dawdles.

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Until quite recently, Democratic House leaders justified their refusal to begin an inquiry into impeaching Donald Trump by saying that it wasn’t something their rank-and-file voters cared about. “I c…


The world needs topsoil to grow 95% of its food – but it's rapidly disappearing

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - The world grows 95% of its food in the uppermost layer of soil, making topsoil one of the most important components of our food system. But thanks to conventional farming practices, nearly half of th…


Getting poorer while working harder: The 'cliff effect'

theconversation.com - Forty percent of all working-age Americans sometimes struggle to pay their monthly bills. There is no place in the country where a family supported by one minimum-wage worker with a full-time job can…


Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide

nypost.com - If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Kong-based company Mien Co. Ltd. manufactures handb…


Israel's Role In 9/11

[url=http://www.informationclearinghouse.info]www.informationclearinghouse.info[/url] - After the arrest, the FBI obtained a warrant to search Urban Moving System’s Weehawken, N.J., offices. Papers and computers were seized. The company owner Dominick Suter, also an Israeli, answered FB…


Opinion | Americans must accept that none of these things ever happened

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Dana Milbank Dana Milbank Op-ed columnist covering national politics Email Bio Follow Columnist June 3 at 7:12 PM Oh no, he didn’t. I believe President Trump when he says “I never called Meghan Ma…


Opinion | Trump’s visit to Britain will be remembered as a low moment for a ‘special relationship’

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Editorial Board June 3 at 4:01 PM PRESIDENT TRUMP’S visit to Britain this week represents a final miscalculation by the country’s hapless prime minister, Theresa May. Having repeatedly failed to w…


Inside a Flashy Trump Project in Uruguay: Cash Shortages and Mismanagement

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - The lawsuit is pending in Uruguay. One possibility is that Fortune Realty will seek “un embargo” of the property, which could prevent YY from selling some units until the litigation is resolved. Hist…


The Unique, Addictive Dread of Chernobyl

[url=http://www.vanityfair.com]www.vanityfair.com[/url] - Chernobyl, the five-part miniseries concluding tonight on HBO, is not just excellent television; it’s paradigm-shifting historical storytelling, the kind of tale that alters, ever-so-subtly, the text…


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Amid London protests, Trump appears in denial over his standing abroad

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By David Nakamura and David Nakamura Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow Toluse Olorunnipa Toluse Olorunnipa White House reporter Email Bio Follow June 4 at 7:01 PM It was an uncomfort…

Trump: Protests Are 'Fake News' As Protesters Protest Press Conference

splinternews.com - The last time Donald Trump visited the UK and made a joint appearance with Prime Minister Theresa May, things quickly devolved into one of the president’s most unhinged press conferences to date. But…

Second migrant in 36 hours dies after being detained by US – as it happened

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - A 40-year old Honduran woman died in custody of US Border Control agents, the second person in less than 36 hours to die after crossing the border, according to US Customs and Border Protection. Agen…

A White Man’s Republic, If They Can Keep It

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - Adam Serwer: The Supreme Court is headed back to the 19th century The disparate approaches taken by two of the Court’s conservatives to the Voting Rights Act reflect the right’s dueling impulses towa…


The racist roots of American policing: From slave patrols to traffic stops

theconversation.com - Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officers and vigilantes in recent years helped give rise to the Black Lives Matter movement. But tensions between the poli…


Police Fusion Center Tied to Fake Social Media Accounts

unicornriot.ninja - Minneapolis, MN – Unicorn Riot filed a public records request to the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) for information related to the occupation of the 4th Precinct in 2015 after Jamar Clark was ki…


Co-author of controversial New York Times Biden-Ukraine story is hired as Ukraine president's spokesperson

[url=http://www.cnn.com]www.cnn.com[/url] - Bevacqua added, however, that editors "are confident that despite the conflict that should have been disclosed," Mendel's reporting, including the controversial May 1 story, "was fair and accurate." …


Washington Office on Latin America Gets Behind US Regime Change Agenda in Venezuela

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), a self-described “human rights” NGO (non-governmental organization), has been circulating a June 1 press release ostensibly urging the return of democra…

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Even with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the numbers and calculated that it was worth holding out. The rate at which water was pouring out of the rain-swollen Keys…


Pfizer had clues its blockbuster drug could prevent Alzheimer’s. Why didn’t it tell the world?

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Christopher Rowland Christopher Rowland Business reporter focused on the health-care economy's effects on patient health, costs, and privacy Email Bio Follow June 4 at 7:05 PM A team of researcher…


Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools - Resilience

[url=http://www.resilience.org]www.resilience.org[/url] - I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world. I may not complete this last one but I give myself to it. I circle around God, around the primordial tower. I’ve been circling for …


Florida Officials Open Fraud Investigation of Border Wall Fundraising Effort | DCReport.org

[url=http://www.dcreport.org]www.dcreport.org[/url] - A public record request just revealed that the charity started by a Florida man who raised more than $22 million on GoFundMe to build a private border wall just fell under potentially criminal invest…


What your weeds say about your soil

[url=http://www.treehugger.com]www.treehugger.com[/url] - Here's how to "read" your weeds for hints about what's going on in your garden. Let's talk about the weeds. To put it simply, most people hate them. They are often seen as persistent, pesky invaders …


What HBO’s “Chernobyl” Got Right, and What It Got Terribly Wrong

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - Svetlana Alexievich, the Russian-language Belarusian writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 2015, for her work with oral history, has said that the book she found easiest to report was her…


Pipeline Protesters Could Face up to 20 Years in Prison Under New Trump Proposal

[url=http://www.ecowatch.com]www.ecowatch.com[/url] - Building on efforts by multiple states to crack down on those fighting the construction of climate-destroying fossil fuel infrastructure, the Trump administration unveiled a proposal on Monday that w…

Australian feds raid broadcaster’s office over Afghan war crime stories

[url=http://www.rt.com]www.rt.com[/url] - Six officers, including three police technicians, descended on the broadcaster's Sydney offices with a warrant explaining the raid was "in relation to allegations of publishing classified material, c…


EXCLUSIVE: How Trump neighbor and supporter William Koch avoided paying hundreds of millions in taxes

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - Only one of the billionaire Koch brothers supported Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign: William Ingraham Koch. Bill Koch even raised money for Trump, his nearby neighbor in Palm Beach, Fla. That same year,…

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RIP Baby Trump Blimp: Woman Stabs Baby Trump Balloon and Is Promptly Arrested

[url=http://www.theroot.com]www.theroot.com[/url] - On Tuesday, a woman stabbed a Trump baby blimp to death. A video shot by an onlooker and published by the British tabloid The Sun shows the woman, obviously a supporter of the Grand Wizard of the Whi…


For D-Day, Trump recalls the heroism of ... Donald Trump

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Dana Milbank Dana Milbank Op-ed columnist covering national politics Email Bio Follow Columnist June 5 at 8:16 PM World leaders have assembled on the English Channel this week, on the 75th anniver…


Opinion | It’s All Rooted in White Panic

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - But in Trump’s America, this threat is not the priority that it should be. At the House oversight subcommittee on civil rights and civil liberties hearing this week, McGarrity and others were grilled…


After Assange's Espionage Act Indictment, Police Move Against More Journalists for Publishing Classified Material

consortiumnews.com - Less than two months after the arrest of journalist Julian Assange, and two weeks after his indictment under the Espionage Act, emboldened governments have sent the police after journalists who’ve ch…


Trump likens Irish border to wall between US and Mexico

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Donald Trump has started his visit to Ireland by comparing its post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland to the US border with Mexico, along which he wants to build a permanent wall. Trump, sitting ne…


How Fetal Personhood Emerged as the Next Stage of the Abortion Wars

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - The line for which the Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., is best known is also his ugliest: “Three generations of imbeciles are enough.” He was referring to a woman named Carrie Buck,…


Private Prison Corporation Wrote Texas Bill Extending How Long Immigrant Children Can Be Detained

theintercept.com - A bill written by a private prison operator to assist its immigration detention business could advance through the Texas state Senate this week, despite vocal protest from civil rights groups. The le…


Bill Aimed at Saving Community Banks Is Already Killing Them

theintercept.com - The expected consolidation simply furthers an existing trend. Community banks have been struggling for decades against an epidemic of consolidation; the number of banks in America has fallen by nearl…


Federal Judge Dismisses Charges Against 3 White Supremacists — ProPublica

[url=http://www.propublica.org]www.propublica.org[/url] - ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom based in New York. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. A federal judge on Mo…


What the Horror of “Chernobyl” Reveals About the Deceit of the Trump Era

theintercept.com - Miners working under a damaged nuclear reactor in the HBO miniseries “Chernobyl.” This confession is not an artifact of the Trump era, however — it is the opening of “Chernobyl,” a masterful HBO dram…


Instead of Taking on Gun Control, Democrats Are Teaming With Republicans for a Stealth Attack on Wall Street Reform

theintercept.com - In mid-January, Citigroup executives held a conference call with reporters about the bank’s fourth-quarter 2017 earnings. The discussion turned to an obscure congressional bill, S.2155, pitched by it…


American Tourists Die Suddenly from Mysterious Illness in Fiji

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - A husband and wife vacationing in Fiji died within days of each other from a mysterious illness, according to news reports. The Texas couple, Michelle and David Paul, arrived in Fiji around May 22, a…


Which States Will Be Hit Hardest by Trump’s Tariffs on Mexico

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - President Trump’s plan to force Mexico to take a tougher approach to enforcement of its border, by ramping up tariffs on its products, will ripple through the United States, with consumers around the…


'We Are Literally Sawing Off the Branch We All Live On': Amazon Deforestation Increasing Under Bolsonaro

[url=http://www.commondreams.org]www.commondreams.org[/url] - Satellite images reviewed by the Brazilian government show massive deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, a grim reminder of the devastation wrought by the country's new president, Jair Bolsonaro. A…


Russia's manipulation of Twitter was far vaster than believed

[url=http://www.politico.com]www.politico.com[/url] - Russia's troll farm was found to have considerably more sway than previously thought and might have generated income for some of its phony accounts. | Naira Davlashyan/AP Photo By TIM STARKS, LAURENS…


Of Two Minds - Is the Tech Bubble Bursting?

[url=http://www.oftwominds.com]www.oftwominds.com[/url] - There are two other trends that don't attract quite the media attention that soaring profits do. Is the decade-long tech bubble finally popping? Tech bulls are overlooking the fundamental reality tha…


To Track Police Conduct, a Flourishing of Data

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Costa Rica Doubled Its Forest Cover In Just 30 Years!

[url=http://www.intelligentliving.co]www.intelligentliving.co[/url] - Costa Rica has a long-standing commitment to the environment. The country is now one of the leading nations of sustainability, biodiversity, and other protections. The country’s first lady, urban pla…


The moon keeps flashing, and nobody knows why

[url=http://www.treehugger.com]www.treehugger.com[/url] - The so-called 'transient lunar phenomena' has been stumping scientists for years – but an explanation may be in the works. At a mere 240,000 miles away, you'd think we would have figured out everythi…


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Years After BP Spill, Some Cleanup Workers Still Feel Sting of Dispersants

undark.org - Crude oil floats on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon Spill. Nine years ago, I traveled down to the bustling Louisiana bayou fishing town of Venice, where the roa…


'Nothing is beneath him': Veterans slam Trump for attacking his rivals on D-Day

shareblue.com - Trump spewed petty insults at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and special counsel Robert Mueller from the Normandy American Cemetery in France. With the graves of brave American soldiers in the background…


Biden abruptly drops support for 'discriminatory' abortion rule

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - A day after Joe Biden affirmed his support for the Hyde amendment – a measure that prohibits the use of federal funding for abortions – he reversed course and announced that he could no longer suppor…


Opinion | Forget impeachment. Tee up prosecution.

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - President Trump at the White House on April 18, 2019. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) By Jennifer Rubin Jennifer Rubin Opinion writer covering politics and policy, foreign and domestic Email Bio Follow Opini…


Is Turkey the Western anchor of the New Silk Road?

[url=http://www.euractiv.com]www.euractiv.com[/url] - Despite sharing growing strategic interests with Russia and China, Ankara remains economically much more closely integrated with the West, if not even dependent, writes Nicola P. Contessi. Dr. Nicola…


Republicans Have Become the Except-When-Trump-Does-It Party

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - Trump’s ability to dominate is one of his signature attributes as a politician. He dominates news headlines. He creates controversies and manufactures fights—anything to stay in the center of attenti…


Facing the Facts: Israel Cannot Escape ICC Jurisdiction

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - The Chief Military Advocate General of the Israeli army, Sharon Afek, and the US Department of Defense General Counsel, Paul Ney, shared a platform at the ‘International Conference on the Law of Arme…


In Scott Warren’s No More Deaths Trial, Prosecutors Attempt to Paint a Web of Conspiracy

theintercept.com - In opening arguments last week, Walters confirmed that the government considered Mujica a key figure in Warren’s alleged offenses. “They were in contact with Irineo Mujica,” the prosecutor told the j…


EXCLUSIVE: IRS abruptly stopped criminal investigation of Mar-a-Lago member accused of massive tax fraud months after Trump took office

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - William Ingraham Koch lives five blocks away from President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, where he is a member. The only one of the four billionaire Koch brothers to support Trump, Bill Koch even…


Your phone carrier can now block robocalls by default

[url=http://www.cnn.com]www.cnn.com[/url] - Washington DC (CNN)Robocalls are flooding cell phones, interrupting dinners, and scamming people out of money. Relief could finally be on the horizon, but perhaps at a cost. Carriers that switch on s…


Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Ensuring that natural gas does not fill the energy void left by coal will be an even trickier proposition. While the leading Democratic candidates agree that fighting climate change should be a prior…


These First Americans Vanished Without a Trace — But Hints of Them Linger

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - There are no surviving members of an ancient and mysterious group of people who lived in North America for millennia. Until now, scientists thought they had vanished without a trace. But new research…


Climate Change Is Our Generation's Chernobyl Moment to Tell the Truth

earther.gizmodo.com - HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries has reinvigorated our collective fascination with the 1986 nuclear disaster that may have in part contributed to the Soviet Union unraveling. But the lessons the show impar…


Swine flu outbreak is a wakeup call to change farming and diets

[url=http://www.treehugger.com]www.treehugger.com[/url] - The Year of the Pig is not going so well in China. A devastating outbreak of African swine flu, first detected last August but unable to be contained, has resulted in more than one million pigs being…


Iridescent Bones of a Lost Dinosaur Herd Discovered in an Opal Mine

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Gemstones are precious, especially when they come filled with dinosaur bones. Back in the 1980s, a miner unearthed a slew of fossils preserved in opals in an opal mine near Lightning Ridge in Austral…


The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Heather Long Heather Long Economics correspondent Email Bio Follow June 6 at 6:50 PM CHICAGO — President Trump has pummeled the Federal Reserve with insults in recent months, calling it “crazy” an…


Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Ensuring that natural gas does not fill the energy void left by coal will be an even trickier proposition. While the leading Democratic candidates agree that fighting climate change should be a prior…


Mexico tightens southern border security as another day passes with no tariff deal

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - As Donald Trump’s deadline for new tariffs on Mexican imports draws near, Mexico has stepped up security along its porous border with Guatemala – deploying police and soldiers to its southern frontie…


Humans ingest at least 50,000 plastic particles a year

[url=http://www.treehugger.com]www.treehugger.com[/url] - Food is contaminated with plastic, which means it's going directly into our bodies. If you have resisted giving up bottled water for any reason, this should change your mind. A new study estimates th…


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Couple of good mud flooders there Surly.

Side note on the plastic ingestion article. My employer has recently changed our uni's (the bosses kid must be involved here somewhere)

"They" have found it necessary to now package our happy meatsuit robotaxdonkey selves in 100% recycled plastic.

I'll bet the crowd goes wild over this smoooth move  :icon_mrgreen:

I'm ol' skool all the waaaaay....

Stayin' with cotton, no itchy ass plastic on my carcass  :icon_sunny: 

I know exactly what you mean. Let me tell you why youíre here. Youíre here because you know something. What you know you canít explain, but you feel it. Youíve felt it your entire life, that thereís something wrong with the world.
You donít know what it is but its there, like a splinter in your mind

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« Reply #923 on: June 08, 2019, 04:10:25 AM »
Couple of good mud flooders there Surly.

Side note on the plastic ingestion article. My employer has recently changed our uni's (the bosses kid must be involved here somewhere)

"They" have found it necessary to now package our happy meatsuit robotaxdonkey selves in 100% recycled plastic.

I'll bet the crowd goes wild over this smoooth move  :icon_mrgreen:

I'm ol' skool all the waaaaay....

Stayin' with cotton, no itchy ass plastic on my carcass  :icon_sunny:

 :icon_mrgreen: :icon_mrgreen: :icon_mrgreen:
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YouTube, Facebook Purges Are More Extensive Than You Think

[url=http://www.rollingstone.com]www.rollingstone.com[/url]- If you turned on cable news this week, or read our own coverage in Rolling Stone, you might have heard about YouTube’s decision to demonetize well-known conservative commentator Steven Crowder. Crowd…

Trump announces migration deal with Mexico, averting threatened tariffs

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By David Nakamura , David Nakamura Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow John Wagner and John Wagner National reporter leading The Post's breaking political news team Email Bio Follow Ni…

The Trust Project: Big Media and Silicon Valley's Weaponized Algorithms Silence Dissent

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - After the failure of Newsguard — the news rating system backed by a cadre of prominent neoconservative personalities — to gain traction among American tech and social media companies, another organiz…

China Bans The Intercept and Other News Sites in “Censorship Black Friday”

theintercept.com - The Chinese government appears to have launched a major new internet crackdown, blocking the country’s citizens from accessing The Intercept’s website and those of at least seven other Western news o…

India to buy 100 more of the Israeli bunker-buster bombs used in attack on Pakistan terror camp

[url=http://www.rt.com]www.rt.com[/url] - New Delhi will purchase 100 more SPICE-2000 bombs for an estimated $43.2 million. SPICE stands for “smart, precise-impact and cost-effective” and is manufactured by the Israeli defense technology com…

Of Two Minds - What Would It Take to Spark a Rural/Small-Town Revival?

[url=http://www.oftwominds.com]www.oftwominds.com[/url] - Recent research supports the idea that this under-the-radar migration is already under way. The decline of rural regions and small towns is a global phenomenon, and the causes are many but boil down …

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy'

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Puerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards and ranks of factories and gateway to a belt of rich oilfields that funded government largesse for decades. As …

It’s Almost Decision Time for the US Supreme Court, With Questions Regarding Census 2020 and Gerrymandering High on the List

[url=http://www.theroot.com]www.theroot.com[/url] - With the start of each June, the countdown begins to when the Supreme Court is expected to hand down decisions in cases that came before them in the term, and among the biggest items this term were c…

Trade War Has Cost 1% in Terms of Global Growth, Gurria Says

[url=http://www.bloomberg.com]www.bloomberg.com[/url] - Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here. Trade tensions have cost the world close to 1 percentage point in terms of growth, according to Angel Gur…

Trump Administration Making It Harder to Find Out Whether It’s Fighting White Supremacist Terror

theintercept.com - White nationalists, neo-Nazis, and members of the “alt-right” march during the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12, 2017. Photo: Shay Horse/NurPhoto via Getty Images On Tuesda…

Some Maine Republicans Fret New State Ballad Is Too Hard On The Confederacy

talkingpointsmemo.com - Maine legislators recently approved a new state ballad, a task one would expect to be simple and drama-free. Alas, in the year 2019, it’s not so easy. Some Republican state lawmakers in the northeast…

Opinion | Trump’s latest eruption at Pelosi reveals a terrible truth about this moment

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Greg Sargent Greg Sargent Opinion writer covering national politics Email Bio Follow Opinion writer June 7 at 10:40 AM Amazingly, after all we’ve seen, there’s still a tendency in some quarters to…

Can Kidnapping a Giant Iceberg from Antarctica Solve Cape Town's Water Crisis?

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - South Africa's Cape Town is in dire need of fresh water, and an ambitious marine-salvager has an unusual solution: kidnap an Antarctic iceberg, use tankers and tugboats to drag it to Cape Town, and u…

Opinion | Men are in trouble. ‘Incels’ are proof.

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Christine Emba Christine Emba Columnist focused on ideas and society. Email Bio Follow Columnist June 7 at 4:12 PM The Internet has enabled the flourishing of countless subcultures, from the harml…

Whitewashing War Crimes Has Become the American Way - Antiwar.com Original

original.antiwar.com - Just after dawn on March 16, 1968, a company of U.S. Army infantrymen, led by Capt. Ernest Medina and spearheaded by Lt. William Calley, entered the small hamlet of My Lai in Quang Ngai province, Sou…

‘Food Doesn’t Grow Here Anymore. That’s Why I Would Send My Son North.’

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - So the paradox is that American carbon emissions are partly responsible for wretchedness in Guatemala that drives emigration, yet when those desperate Guatemalans arrive at the U.S. border they are t…

A Revolt by Conservative Christians Just Happens to Coincide With Pride Month

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The Gas Flaring Crisis In The U.S. Oil Patch

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Americans May Be Ingesting Thousands of Microplastics Every Year

[url=http://www.smithsonianmag.com]www.smithsonianmag.com[/url] - Microplastics are everywhere in our environment: oceans, soils, the air, the bodies of animals. It’s hardly surprising, then, that the tiny fragments have also been found in humans. But a new study i…

Siberia expects mass migration as it warms

climatenewsnetwork.net - Scientists mapping the effects of increased temperature and rainfall across Siberia say it could expect mass migration in a warmer world. LONDON, 7 June, 2019 − Siberia, currently one of the most spa…

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Mexico Agreed to Take Border Actions Months Before Trump Announced Tariff Deal

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - At the time, Ms. Nielsen and the other American negotiators referred to the Mexican promise as the “third border” plan because the Mexicans proposed creating a line of troops around the southern part…


White House blocked intelligence agency’s written testimony calling climate change ‘possibly catastrophic’

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - According to the National Park Service, Glacier National Park’s ice sheets are a fraction of the size they were 100 years ago. (Beth J. Harpaz/AP) By Juliet Eilperin , Juliet Eilperin Reporter coveri…


Laurence Tribe Tells Dems To Leave GOP-Controlled Senate Out Of Impeachment Process

[url=http://www.politicususa.com]www.politicususa.com[/url] - Legal scholar and professor Laurence Tribe said on Saturday that Democrats should launch an impeachment inquiry, but they should leave the Republican-controlled Senate entirely out of it. In an inter…


Eleven things Nancy Pelosi gets wrong about impeachment

[url=http://www.rawstory.com]www.rawstory.com[/url] - At one point, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s reluctance to pursue impeachment could certainly be defended as both politically and constitutionally prudent, even if President Trump had clearly committed…


The Making of a YouTube Radical

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Caleb Cain was a college dropout looking for direction. He turned to YouTube. Soon, he was pulled into a far-right universe, watching thousands of videos filled with conspiracy theories, misogyny and…


Running in Circles: Why Our GPS Devices Can Betray Us

undark.org - It seemed like a great idea. We were two American journalists visiting London and had a dinner party to attend. Why travel underground on the Tube when we could rent a couple of bicycles and see the …


Joe Biden Worked to Undermine the Affordable Care Act’s Coverage of Contraception

theintercept.com - As vice president, Joe Biden repeatedly sought to undermine the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, working in alliance with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to push for a broad exemp…


Some U.S. embassies still hoisting rainbow flags, despite advisory from Washington

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Carol Morello Carol Morello National reporter focusing on foreign policy and State Department Email Bio Follow June 8 at 6:40 PM Since the State Department began rejecting all embassy requests to …


Can Trump win in 2020? This Pennsylvania county may be an indicator

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - In the lead-up to the 2016 election, Larry Hallett erected Donald Trump billboards outside his roadside diner in eastern Pennsylvania, where he handed out Trump bumper stickers and presided over big …


Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland China to pursue its political opponent…


Is The Future Fascist? By Umair Haque

carolynbaker.net - There’s a difficult and uncompromising question that I think needs to be asked at right about this juncture in human history. Given the resurgence of global nationalism, extremism, fascism — America,…


This Asteroid Has a 1-in-7,000 Chance of Hitting Earth This Fall

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - This fall, Earth has about a 1-in-7,000 chance of getting an uninvited extraterrestrial visitor: asteroid 2006 QV89. The space rock is expected to whiz by our planet on Sept. 9, 2019, according to Eu…


Unknown Group of Ancient Humans Once Lived in Siberia, New Evidence Reveals

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - A pair of children's teeth that were lost 31,000 years ago in Siberia led scientists to the discovery of a previously unknown population of ancient humans. These people inhabited northeastern Siberia…


Farewell to the Fishes

peaksurfer.blogspot.com - And scales full of the sunset Twitch on the rocks, no more to wander at will The wild Pacific pasture nor wanton and spawning Race up into fresh water. A Greenland Shark born four centuries ago would…


NASA Wants to Let Space Tourists Onto the Space Station — for $59 Million

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Attention, people with $59 million just lying around: NASA is opening the International Space Station (ISS) to adventurous tourists, and those interested don't need to hold their breath — space touri…


Effects of CO2 in humans – Aragon Valley

[url=http://www.aragonvalley.com]www.aragonvalley.com[/url] - This chart shows the evolution of CO2 concentration in parts per million (ppm) in the atmosphere in the latest 30 years. (click on the image to enlarge). Last month of may 2013, the 400 ppm CO2 thres…


Trump, the "lying press" and the Nazis: Attacking the media has a history

[url=http://www.salon.com]www.salon.com[/url] - At an election rally in Cleveland in October 2016, two supporters of Donald Trump were captured on video shouting, “Lügenpresse!” What was going on? Why would people who are looking to Trump to “Make…


How to Stop Robocalls—or At Least Slow Them Down

[url=http://www.wired.com]www.wired.com[/url] - So, yes, robocalls. They are a big issue. You probably get them multiple times a week, or multiple times a day. Sometimes you're waiting for an important call, only to get an automated voice offering…


My country went to the Moon and all I got was Tang and Velcro

[url=http://www.fastcompany.com]www.fastcompany.com[/url] - This is the ninth in an exclusive series of 50 articles, one published each day until July 20, exploring the 50th anniversary of the first-ever Moon landing. You can check out 50 Days to the Moon her…


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Analysis | More Americans were shot to death by March 6 this year than died on D-Day

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - An American flag flies on Omaha Beach in Normandy on the 75th anniversary of the World War II Allied D-Day invasion on Thursday near Colleville-Sur-Mer, France. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) By Philip B…


Company part-owned by Jared Kushner got $90m from unknown offshore investors since 2017

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - A real estate company part-owned by Jared Kushner has received $90m in foreign funding from an opaque offshore vehicle since he entered the White House as a senior adviser to his father-in-law Donald…


‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - The Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, amid reports that key provisions in the deal, forged under the threat of trade tariffs, were mostly old …


The BRAD BLOG : Sunday Toons from Across the Pond

bradblog.com - 6/9/19: Sunday Toons from Across the Pond 6/7/19: 20th State Votes to Overturn 'Citizens United': 'BradCast' 6/7/2019 6/6/19: GOP 'Socialism' and Other Deadly Hypocrisies: 'BradCast' 6/6/2019 6/6/19:…


This archbishop called on the pope to resign. Now he’s in an undisclosed location.

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, then the Vatican’s ambassador to the United States, delivers a sermon at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in March 2016. (Jahi Chikwendi…


What Matters Most on the Road to Scientific Success?

undark.org - From publishing in prestigious journals to winning Nobel Prizes, Fields Medals, and other scientific honors, recent research suggests that the most coveted indicators of success tend to remain in nar…


Trump Administration Asks Congress to Make Disrupting Pipeline Construction a Crime Punishable by 20 Years in Prison

theintercept.com - Legislation proposed by the Trump administration would prescribe up to 20 years in prison for “inhibiting the operation” of an oil or gas pipeline — or even conspiring to do so. Since Donald Trump wa…


The end of the Arctic as we know it

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - The demise of an entire ocean is almost too enormous to grasp, but as the expedition sails deeper into the Arctic, the colossal processes of breakdown are increasingly evident. The first fragment of …


Exclusive: Brazil’s Top Prosecutors Who Indicted Lula Schemed in Secret Messages to Prevent His Party From Winning 2018 Election

theintercept.com - Many in Brazil have long accused the Car Wash prosecutors, as well as the judge who adjudicated the corruption cases, Sérgio Moro (now the country’s justice minister under President Jair Bolsonaro), …


EPA’s 3 dirty tricks to undermine regulation (and why they probably won’t work)

grist.org - This story was originally published by Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Trump administration appears to be entering an alarming new stage of its attack on e…


A ‘’Gusher Of Red Ink’’ For U.S. Shale | OilPrice.com

oilprice.com - Oil prices are off more about 20 percent in the last two weeks on growing fears of a brewing economic recession. Commodities of all types have been hammered by the pessimism. “Fear of global economic…


Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping Team Up to Bash Trump on Trade

[url=http://www.thedailybeast.com]www.thedailybeast.com[/url] - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping teamed up at a global investment conference in St. Petersburg, Russia, to gang up on U.S. President Donald Trump. The two leaders hav…


The Arctic coastline is falling into the sea

[url=http://www.treehugger.com]www.treehugger.com[/url] - In 40 days over the summer, the coast had retreated by 14.5 meters, sometimes more than a meter a day. "The Arctic is the most rapidly warming region on Earth," begins a new study just published in T…


Is the Radiation from Airport Body Scanners Dangerous?

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - What do granite countertops, bananas and airports have in common? They're all emitting low-level radiation — constantly. Yet, according to toxicologists, people aren't coming into their offices with …


The Unheeded Message of ‘1984’

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - So when I recently read the novel again, I wasn’t prepared for its power. You have to clear away what you think you know, all the terminology and iconography and cultural spin-offs, to grasp the orig…


In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It's Too Late

undark.org - In 1905, British archaeologists descended on a sliver of eastern Africa, aiming to uncover and extract artifacts from 3,000-year-old temples. They left mostly with photographs, discouraged by the eve…


Mind-altering drugs: The magical history of LSD and mushrooms

bigthink.com - Researchers are exploring a variety of ways that nanotechnology — it seeks to manipulate matter at the atomic and molecular level – could help protect the environment and curb climate change. Some ex…


Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World showing at Queen's Film Theatre, Belfast.

queensfilmtheatre.com - This highly skilled and controversial collective exposes the truth behind global news stories – from identifying the exact location of an Islamic State murder through analysis of a video distributed …


The Racist Roots of American Policing: from Slave Patrols to Traffic Stops

portside.org - Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officers and vigilantes in recent years helped give rise to the Black Lives Matter movement. But tensions between the poli…


Alarm bell on decline of nuclear power way too late - Resilience

[url=http://www.resilience.org]www.resilience.org[/url] - Recently, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned that neglect of the world’s nuclear electric generating plants would lead to a precipitous decline in climate-friendly nuclear energy production…


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Conflicts surrounding Jared Kushner "have only grown more distressing with time": Harvard professor

[url=http://www.salon.com]www.salon.com[/url] - A real estate firm owned in part by Jared Kushner reportedly received $90 million in foreign funding from "an opaque offshore vehicle" after the son-in-law of President Donald Trump began working as …


US Customs And Border Protection's Database Of Traveler Photos Was Stolen In A Data Breach

[url=http://www.buzzfeednews.com]www.buzzfeednews.com[/url] - "This breach comes just as CBP seeks to expand its massive face recognition apparatus and collection of sensitive information from travelers, including license plate information and social media iden…


Opinion | What Democrats should learn from the Justice Department’s retreat

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the House Judiciary Commmittee, in New Yoirk on May 29. (Richard Drew/AP) By Jennifer Rubin Jennifer Rubin Opinion writer covering politics and policy, f…


Of Two Minds - A Stock Market Crash Scenario

[url=http://www.oftwominds.com]www.oftwominds.com[/url] - Herds get spooked and run. That's the crash scenario in a nutshell. We have all been trained by a decade of central bank saves to expect any stock market swoon will soon be reversed by central bank s…


Perspective | Journalists can’t repeat their Watergate-hero act. The reasons should make us grieve.

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Margaret Sullivan Margaret Sullivan Media columnist Email Bio Follow Media columnist June 9 at 4:00 PM The question from an audience member made the three network chiefs bristle: Why aren’t the ne…


I Helped Obama Win in 2012. Now Trump Is Using the Same Playbook.

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - Simultaneously, Trump has begun to hold rallies in battleground states across the country, dipping into media markets where he can fire up his base, such as Panama City, Florida, and battleground mar…


The Merch Primary | Current Affairs

[url=http://www.currentaffairs.org]www.currentaffairs.org[/url] - As of June 2019, 254 candidates have filed with the Federal Election Commission to run in the Democratic primary. There are many criteria by which to sort the major candidates from the minor—who has …


A Friends-and-Family Intervention for Preventing Teen Suicide

undark.org - A16-year-old boy, a high school athlete with good grades, told his therapist that he was thinking about taking his own life. That therapist, Dennis Kolsch, got him admitted to an inpatient ward. “He …


The most unpopular presidential election winner ever could win again in 2020

theconversation.com - Donald Trump is the first president to ever be elected while being actively disliked by the majority of Americans. Trump was also the first person elected president who was significantly less popular…


‘Frightening’ number of plant extinctions found in global survey

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Human destruction of the living world is causing a “frightening” number of plant extinctions, according to scientists who have completed the first global analysis of the issue. They found 571 species…


Here's how 'night owls' can reset their sleep clocks

[url=http://www.treehugger.com]www.treehugger.com[/url] - Over 3 weeks, researchers trained night owls to reset their sleep patterns; the results are pretty remarkable. By the looks of it, you'd think night owls have all the fun. Many a night owl is just he…


Recreational ancestry DNA testing may reveal more than consumers bargained for

[url=http://www.cnbc.com]www.cnbc.com[/url] - My colleagues and I surveyed customers of these third-party companies to learn more about their motives for exploring the raw DNA data they'd received from commercial testing companies. Approximately…


Why electric cars won't save us: There are not enough resources to build them

[url=http://www.treehugger.com]www.treehugger.com[/url] - British scientists do the math and find that we come up short for cobalt, lithium and copper. TreeHugger previously covered the UK Committee on Climate Change report, and complained that that it was …


Millions of deaths tied to not eating enough fruits and vegetables

[url=http://www.treehugger.com]www.treehugger.com[/url] - New research finds that inadequate consumption of produce may account for 2.8 million deaths a year. I will now put on my mother hat and tell you this: Eat your fruits and vegetables. Here’s why. A n…


Extinction Rebellion’s tactics are working. It has pierced the bubble of denial | Matthew Todd

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Extinction Rebellion is working. A YouGov poll last week showed that the protests by the direct action group, as well as those of millions of children led by Greta Thunberg, have sent public concern …


Having Light in Your Room at Night May Lead to Weight Gain

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Exposure to light at night — from the glare of a bedroom TV or a street light through a window — may do more than disrupt sleep; it may increase the risk of weight gain and obesity in women, a new st…


The simple, yet elusive, key to fighting the climate crisis

thinkprogress.org - Anew scientific report finds human behaviors are driving the extinction of non-human species at a rate so severe that the subsequent disappearance of life will soon be a threat to human health and pr…


The Ocean Is Sinking into Earth’s Mantle, and a Dead Supercontinent Is Partly to Blame

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - The ocean is a big bathtub full of 326 million cubic miles (1.3 billion cubic kilometers) of water, and somebody has unplugged the drain. Every day, hundreds of millions of gallons of water stream fr…


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Hong Kong protest: police fire teargas at demonstrators – live

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url]- Students and young people are not the only people caught up in the police riot in Hong Kong today. Reuters has circulated this picture of Lam Cheuk-ting, chief executive of Hong Kong’s Democratic par…


Indian villages lie empty as drought forces thousands to flee

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Hundreds of Indian villages have been evacuated as a historic drought forces families to abandon their homes in search of water. The country has seen extremely high temperatures in recent weeks. On M…


Justice Dept. to Congress: Back off contempt process, or Barr will ask Trump to shield census documents

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Matt Zapotosky Matt Zapotosky National security reporter covering the Justice Department Email Bio Follow June 11 at 8:06 PM Attorney General William P. Barr will ask President Trump to assert exe…


Carbon catastrophe is hurtling towards us

mg.co.za - Just four years ago, in Paris, nearly 200 countries agreed to tackle climate change. The Paris Agreement was supposed to be the defining moment in the fight against carbon emissions, which trap heat …


Trump doesn’t want to be impeached — but he is fascinated by ‘the I-word’

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Ashley Parker Ashley Parker White House reporter Email Bio Follow June 11 at 5:35 PM President Trump has threatened to take legal action if Democrats try to impeach him, musing that he’ll “sue.” H…


Scott Warren Worked to Prevent Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert. The Government Wants Him in Prison.

theintercept.com - Warren believes that these moments merit an acknowledgement of humanity. And so, after years of recoveries, the 36-year-old has developed a modest ritual for the grim encounters. He goes quiet, lower…


How World War II Almost Broke American Politics

[url=http://www.politico.com]www.politico.com[/url] - Today we celebrate the war as a feel-good moment of unity. The truth is, the country had harsh divisions we’d recognize today. Joshua Zeitz, a Politico Magazine contributing editor, is the author of …


Trump Administration Is Making It Harder to Find Out Whether It’s Fighting White Supremacist Terror

theintercept.com - White nationalists, neo-Nazis, and members of the “alt-right” march during the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12, 2017. Photo: Shay Horse/NurPhoto via Getty Images On Tuesda…


Too Many on the Right are Ignoring There’s Something Really Wrong with Trump

theresurgent.com - I’m not a psychologist. I took one or two general classes on the subject during my undergrad years. So I don’t know the proper diagnosis, the scientific name, or the proper designation for what ails …


Of Two Minds - The Self-Destructive Trajectory of Overly Successful Empires

[url=http://www.oftwominds.com]www.oftwominds.com[/url] - It's difficult not to see signs of this same trajectory in the U.S. since the fall of the Soviet Empire in 1990. A recent comment by my friend and colleague Davefairtex on the Roman Empire's self-des…


How NeoCon Billionaire Paul Singer Is Driving the Outsourcing of US Tech Jobs to Israel

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - WASHINGTON — With nearly 6 million Americans unemployed and regular bouts of layoffs in the U.S. tech industry, major American tech companies like Google, Microsoft and Intel Corporation are nonethel…


Artificial intelligence-enhanced journalism offers a glimpse of the future of the knowledge economy

theconversation.com - Much as robots have transformed entire swaths of the manufacturing economy, artificial intelligence and automation are now changing information work, letting humans offload cognitive labor to compute…


Opinion | Deepfakes Are Coming. We Can No Longer Believe What We See.

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - [Related: Distorted Videos of Nancy Pelosi Spread on Facebook and Twitter, Helped by Trump] Digital technology is making it much easier to fabricate convincing fakes. The video that Mr. Brooks create…


The End of Antibiotics?

[url=http://www.cfr.org]www.cfr.org[/url] - Antibiotics are facing an existential crisis less than a century since their introduction. The bacteria-fighting drugs are becoming less effective as a result of their overuse in both humans and anim…


First global look finds most rivers awash with antibiotics

[url=http://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk]www.nationalgeographic.co.uk[/url] - Each year, humans produce, prescribe, and ingest more antibiotics than they did the year before. Those drugs have done wonders for public health, saving millions from infections that might otherwise …


How To Live Off the Grid

[url=http://www.popularmechanics.com]www.popularmechanics.com[/url] - What you’re looking at used to be a falling-apart shed used mostly for storing rusty yard tools and mouse droppings. The floor had rotted out, the roof leaked, and if you were standing in there when …


Mystery of why arteries harden may have been solved, say scientists

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - The mysterious mechanism behind the hardening of arteries may have been solved, researchers have revealed, in a study that also suggests the first potential preventive drug for the condition linked t…


How toxic economic trends have impacted millennials | Stanford News

news.stanford.edu - Millennials – young adults in their 20s and 30s – earn less money without a college degree and are more likely to die prematurely from suicide or drug overdose than previous generations, according to…


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Oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman, U.S. Navy says

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - A picture broadcast on Iranian state televtion shows smoke billowing from a tanker said to have been attacked off the coast of Oman on Thursday. (AFP/Getty Images) By Erin Cunningham and Erin Cunning…


Felony Trial of No More Deaths Volunteer Scott Warren Ends in Mistrial

theintercept.com - “I want to thank you for your time and your attention,” Collins said, and with that, he dismissed the jurors, and one of the most important trials involving humanitarian aid on the U.S.-Mexico border…


Oregon governor signs bill giving state's electoral votes to national popular vote winner

thehill.com - Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) on Wednesday signed a bill into law that will give the state’s Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote. Oregon is now the 1…


As Democrats deepen probes, Trump accuses them of being ‘totally out of control’

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By David Nakamura , David Nakamura Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow Josh Dawsey and Josh Dawsey Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow John Wagner John Wagner National r…


Will Giuliani be the Manafort of 2020? | Gaslit Nation on Patreon

[url=http://www.patreon.com]www.patreon.com[/url] - We are back with Part II of our discussion of the 2020 battleground state Ukraine. Our special focus again is on Rudy Giuliani who multiple experts have said should register for the Foreign Agent Reg…


Trump's Recipe to Kill the Economy | DCReport.org

[url=http://www.dcreport.org]www.dcreport.org[/url] - Donald Trump tweeted in May that by imposing a 25% tariff on $250 billion of Chinese goods “China would greatly slow down, and we would automatically speed up!” But that’s not what’s happening, the O…


Opinion | We need to prepare for a complete reversal of the role the Supreme Court plays in our lives

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Ronald A. Klain Ronald A. Klain Contributing columnist focused on public policy, legal issues and political affairs Bio Follow Contributing columnist June 11 at 5:22 PM Ronald A. Klain, a Post con…


Mitch McConnell is Making the 2020 Election Open Season for Hackers

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - On May 21st, four commissioners who compose the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (E.A.C.) were asked to attest, in Congress, that they agreed with the findings of the special counsel Robert Muelle…


Turkey already bought Russian S-400 systems: Erdogan

[url=http://www.aa.com.tr]www.aa.com.tr[/url] - “I'm not saying Turkey will buy S-400 defense systems, it has already bought them; we’ve closed the deal,” Erdogan told his ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s group meeting in the capital An…


Treasury issues final rules to block blue-state workarounds to SALT deduction cap

thehill.com - The Treasury Department and IRS on Tuesday issued final regulations aimed at preventing residents of largely blue states from circumventing the GOP tax law’s cap on the state and local tax (SALT) ded…


The U.S. Government Is Utterly Inept at Keeping Your Data Secure

newrepublic.com - Trump’s executive order didn’t mention China by name, but it was widely understood to be part of a broader economic campaign against Beijing and its telecom giant Huawei, which is estimated to contro…


Glowing 'Blue Tears' in China's Seas Are Incredibly Toxic — And They’re Growing

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - On summer nights, the waters surrounding Taiwan's Matsu Islands cast an eerie blue glow. The phenomenon, known as China's "blue tears," is actually caused by a bloom of tiny, bioluminescent creatures…


Report: Prepare for the Climatic Collapse of Civilization

[url=http://www.strategic-culture.org]www.strategic-culture.org[/url] - Two authoritative Australian experts, backed up by a retired admiral of the Royal Australian Navy, recently issued a dire report that warns of an impending collapse of civilization from human-caused …


Opinion | Is Climate Change Inconvenient or Existential? Only Supercomputers Can Do the Math

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - The second-best option, according to Dr. Palmer, is to randomize the sub-grid processes. Counter-intuitively, this additional randomness has the effect of stabilizing extreme weather conditions. Weat…


Opinion | Would we really prosecute an ex-president?

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - Democratic presidential candidate Kamala D. Harris speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Celebration on Sunday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Charlie Neibergall/AP) By Jennifer Rubin Jennif…


Sunscreen Prevents Cancer, Right? Well, It's Complicated.

undark.org - “Ladies and gentlemen of the class of ’97: Wear sunscreen.” So begins a hypothetical graduation speech written by Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich that rippled through pop culture that year — l…


Health Alert Issued After Michigan Doctor Charged With Reusing Device Inserted Into Patients

[url=http://www.thesmokinggun.com]www.thesmokinggun.com[/url] - Health officials are encouraging patients of a Michigan doctor to consider HIV and hepatitis testing after state investigators charged that the physician reused rectal devices at his Kalamazoo-area c…



Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Matt Furie, the cartoonist behind the character and online meme Pepe the Frog, has won a $15,000 (£12,000) settlement against website Infowars and its creator, the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, ove…


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