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Paul Manafort’s History of Indecency

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 3:47 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, U.S.

Paul Manafort was sentenced to an additional 4.5 years prison for two counts of criminal conspiracy related to Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. This time will be added to the almost 4 years for tax and bank fraud Manafort received from a federal judge in Virginia last week. Even […]

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Weekend Review: US Government Tracks Journalists

Posted: March 11, 2019 at 10:21 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

Manafort Sentenced to Less Than 4 Years for Tax and Bank Fraud Former campaign chairman for President Trump, Paul Manafort, was sentenced to approximately 4 years in federal prison for tax and bank fraud on Thursday — much less than the 24-year maximum recommended by prosecutors.  The sentence also mandates three years of probation after […]

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Assault, Violence, Death Threat: Being A Journalist In The Era Of Trump

Posted: March 7, 2019 at 6:57 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

Is sharing important information with the public becoming dangerous for journalists? The 2018 World Press Freedom Index — compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) to evaluate freedom of the press in 180 countries each year — showed that animosity, threats, and physical violence towards journalists are all growing.  A December report by RSF showed that 80 […]

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Weekend Review: Cohen Testimony And NK Failed Summit Marks Another Turbulent Week For Trump

Posted: March 3, 2019 at 6:34 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

Cohen Testimony Provides New Details About Trump President Trump’s former lawyer and longtime “fixer” Michael Cohen testified for roughly five hours before the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee this week regarding his history with Trump. In his testimony, Cohen claimed Trump “is a racist…a con man…a cheat.” Cohen said when it comes to Trump, “the […]

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U.S. And Saudi’s Lobby To Kill EU “Dirty Money Blacklist”

Posted: March 1, 2019 at 1:34 pm   /   Article, news, Politics

On Friday, the European Union (EU) member states rejected a proposal from the European Commission to regulate financial operations with a list of 23 countries including Saudi Arabia and a few U.S. jurisdictions. The commission adopted the list in order to better identify and prevent “money laundering and terrorist financing risks” for the E.U. The […]

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Sexual Assault Of Migrant Children In The UAC Program Reported In Thousands

Posted: February 27, 2019 at 7:12 am   /   Article, news, U.S.

According to new documents given to Axios by Rep. Ted Deutch’s office, thousands of children in the US government’s Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program reported being sexually abused or assaulted while in detention between October of 2014 and July of 2018. The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) received 4,556 complaints and the Department of Justice […]

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Weekend Review: Protests Escalate in Venezuela

Posted: February 23, 2019 at 7:10 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S.

Protests at the borders of Venezuela escalated on Saturday as food and medical supplies were unable to get into the country through blockades of government security forces. While the assistance is desired by some Venezuelan citizens, opposition leaders also hope to use it to encourage remaining military and police force members to desert current president Nicolás Maduro. […]

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The Rise Of White Supremacist And The New KKK In America

Posted: February 19, 2019 at 1:07 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S.

The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) has been active in small Pennsylvania towns for many decades. Members of the organization tend to stay in the shadows but occasionally come out to remind residents of their lingering and mostly unwanted presence. In recent years, their activity seems to have been reduced to the sporadic scattering of hateful […]

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Gun Violence

Weekend Review: Gun Violence And Trump Border Wall Emergency

Posted: February 16, 2019 at 2:32 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

Mass Shooting in Chicago Suburb Leaves 6 Dead Gun violence epidemics in the US reared its ugly head yesterday as five people were killed by a gunman who opened fire at an industrial warehouse in Aurora, Illinois Friday afternoon. The shooter, Gary Martin, was confirmed to work for the company and was fired Friday after […]

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Weekend Review: Venezuela Crisis Deepens

Posted: February 3, 2019 at 11:15 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, WORLD

Chaos in Venezuela In Venezuela, opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for the military to abandon President Nicolas Maduro in a political standoff that seeks to unseat the president in his second term. At least seven people have died in the unrest which has seen tens of thousands of people taking to the streets in […]

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