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US 'Troubled' by Video of Israel Forces Beating American Teen
Video footage appears to show American teen, whose Palestinian cousin was murdered last week, being severely beaten by Israeli police forces
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Dear Privacy Board: It’s Us, Earth's Other 95%
There are seven billion people in the world, and 95 percent of them live outside the United States. We know from dozens of revelations from the last year that few, if any, are immune from the watchful eyes of the National Security Agency. Yet in its latest report on surveillance, the government’s...
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Schoolchildren participate in a rally organized by Rotary members in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, celebrating the country’s achievement of polio eradication. (Photo Credit: Devin Thorpe / Rotary International)) Views
Eliminating War to Eradicate Polio
Polio, once a global scourge, was on the verge of eradication in 2012. Since that time, it has reemerged as a global public health emergency according to the World Health Organization. Why has it now spread from its final strongholds in Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan to at least 10 countries...
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Defenders of Bees Celebrate Retreat of Corporate Pesticide Peddler
Agrochemical giant Syngenta withdraws a request for 'emergency exemption' of harmful 'neonics' in the UK
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Revealed: 'Collect It All' NSA Targets Those Seeking Web Privacy
'Merely visiting privacy-related websites is enough for a user's IP address to be logged into an NSA database,' says new report.
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Can Tony Blair Mess Up Egypt Even Worse? (Hint: Yes)
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has agreed to advise the government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Blair maintains that he will not be paid to do so, but critics suggest that he will have an opportunity to engage in influence-peddling with British firms investing in Egypt...
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Bombings Continue as Israeli Troops Mass on Gaza Border
Leaders speak of calming tensions, but violence continues as tensions burn
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Climate Justice Movement: Moment Is Now to 'Change Everything'
Mobilizations gain steam ahead of UN summit in New York planned for September
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Renewable Energy’s About To Dominate Global Power Investments
New report forecasts rise of solar and wind could lead to peak of carbon emissions
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Obama in this file photo. (Photo: flickr / cc / CSIS PONI) Views
The Risk of a Ukraine Bloodbath
Pressured by neocons and the mainstream U.S. media, the Obama administration is charting a dangerous course by seeking a military solution to Ukraine’s political crisis and possibly provoking Moscow to intervene to protect ethnic Russians
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