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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Warns Corker-Kaine AUMF Would Expand, Not Curb, Trump's Ability To Wage Endless War
"The last thing President Trump needs is a renewed open-ended authorization that gives him a blank check to perpetuate endless war, which is exactly what this proposed bill represents."
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"Slave Ship Conditions" for Somalis as Deportation Flight Sheds Light on Horrific Practices Under Trump
For nearly 48 hours, before a deportation flight bound for Somalia was rerouted back to the U.S., 92 people on board were shackled and denied food, water, and access to bathrooms
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“Blood from a gunshot wound poured into the earth around him.” News
Strong Evidence that U.S. Special Operations Forces Massacred Civilians in Somalia
An investigation by The Daily Beast on the ground in Somalia appears to confirm that American soldiers were involved directly in the deaths of 10 innocent civilians.
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Carnage in Somalia Was 'Revenge' for Children Killed in US Raid: Report
Suggesting blowback, investigators say bomber may have had very personal reason for attack: the killing of civilians by U.S. forces earlier this year
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When the Victims Are in Somalia, Many Notice Coverage Double-Standard
'Why aren’t we all with Somalia today?' asks one critic of relatively quiet response to blast that killed more than 300 people in Somalian capital
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The death toll from the devastating blasts in Mogadishu has reached 276. (Photo: Reuters) News
Death Toll Climbs to 276 From 'Revolting Attack' in Mogadishu
"This is really horrendous, unlike any other time in the past," says doctor.
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Poll: Most Americans Oblivious, But Not Uncaring, to Overseas Suffering
"Near-famine, which is affecting 20 million people in Africa and the Middle East, is likely the least reported but most important major issue of our time."
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Violence and Persecution Uprooted Record 65.6 Million People in 2016, UN Agency Reports
The figure equates to "one person displaced every three seconds –less than the time it takes to read this sentence."
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U.S. Has Only Acknowledged A Fifth of Lethal Drone Strikes, New Study Finds
Since Trump took office earlier this year, the rate of drone strikes per month has increased by almost four times Obama’s average
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In a "World of Plenty," G7 Must Fight Famine
'Political failure has led to these crises—political leadership is needed to resolve them'
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