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Dirty Tricks? Arrest Warrant for WikiLeaks' Assange Dropped
WikiLeaks Julian Assange warns of "dirty tricks" campaign against him
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WikiLeaks says It Won't be Threatened by Pentagon
STOCKHOLM — WikiLeaks will publish its remaining 15,000 Afghan war documents within a month, despite warnings from the U.S. government, the organization's founder said Saturday. The Pentagon has said that secret information will be even more damaging to security and risk more lives than WikiLeaks'...
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No Quick Exit for Troops in Afghanistan, NATO Head Says
There will be no quick exit for international forces from Afghanistan, the secretary general of NATO warned this morning at a high-level conference in Kabul . Anders Fogh Rasmussen told the meeting of foreign ministers that coalition troops would stay in the country even after Afghan troops had...
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Gulf Spill Galvanizes Activist Community
NEW ORLEANS - With the U.S .government and oil giant British Petroleum under fire for their handling of the more than two-month-old Gulf Coast oil spill disaster, environmental and community activists across the country are taking matters into their own hands. In New Orleans, a Gulf Emergency...
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Fear of 'Secret Cables' Fuels Pentagon Manhunt for Wikileaks Founder
Anxious that Wikileaks may be on the verge of publishing a batch of secret State Department cables, investigators are desperately searching for founder Julian Assange.
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Global Index Finds World has Become Less Peaceful
The Global Peace Index records less armed conflict, but increasing rates of homicide and violent crime across the world
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Israel Murders Human Rights Workers Delivering Humanitarian Aid
On Sunday, Israel murdered human rights workers who were attempting to deliver 10,000 tons of humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza, because Gaza has been virtually cut off from the outside world by Israel. At least 19 people were reportedly killed and dozens injured when Israeli troops boarded...
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Israel Attacks Gaza Aid Fleet
Israeli forces have attacked a flotilla of aid-carrying ships aiming to break the country's siege on Gaza. At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured when troops intercepted the convoy of ships dubbed the Freedom Flotilla early on Monday, Israeli radio reported. The flotilla was attacked in...
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Chernobyl Radiation Killed Nearly One Million People: New Book
NEW YORK - Nearly one million people around the world died from exposure to radiation released by the 1986 nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl reactor, finds a new book from the New York Academy of Sciences published today on the 24th anniversary of the meltdown at the Soviet facility. The book, "...
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Tax, Baby, Tax
As we approached Tax Day, April 15, there was increasing conservative rhetoric about the unfairness of US taxes. A typical lament came from conservative ideologue Grover Norquist , “The tax burden is too high. Americans should not (on average) work 3 plus months a year to pay taxes.” Knowing that...
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