All News Articles for 2017-08-04

Friday, August 4, 2017
As Free Press, an Open Internet advocacy group, noted last month, "The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) docket for public comments on the existing net neutrality rules has already surpassed all records." With FCC Now at Full Staff, Groups Warn That Net Neutrality Is Under Threat Once More
"The FCC is moving to end net neutrality—which could mean giving big cable companies room to charge extra fees, block, and censor users."
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Blackwater mercenaries in Baghdad Court Throws Out Blackwater Guards' Sentences for 2007 Baghdad Massacre
Three former mercenaries who killed and injured 31 unarmed Iraqis in Nisour Square will be resentenced, and a fourth may be retried
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The DOJ has threatened to withhold anti-crime funds from four cities unless they comply with immigration agents. DOJ 'Bullying' Cities Into Complying With Anti-Immigration Efforts
Attorney General Sessions orders city law enforcement to cooperate with federal immigration agents
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Every American should be concerned about the Trump administration's threat to step up its efforts against whistleblowers and journalists In 'Direct Attack on the First Amendment,' Sessions Declares War on Leaks
Press freedom groups argued the crackdown would foster a "McCarthy-esque culture within the federal government"
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Jared Kushner owns about $760 million in his family's real estate company, which is under federal investigation for its use of a federal visa program. Kushner's Company Issued Subpoena Over Misuse of Visa Program
The real estate firm partially owned by the president's son-in-law has been accused of promoting its connection to Trump to gain investors
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Pipeline protest New Report Reveals Water Threats Posed by the "Dirty Three's" Pipeline Routes
Greenpeace analysis found tar sands oil projects could cause multiple significant spills over the next 50 years
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  Norman Lear speaks at TED2016 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo: Bret Hartman/TED/flickr/cc) Norman Lear to Boycott Reception With the 'Archie Bunker' President
"If anything can bring us hope and encouragement in these difficult times, it has to be the arts and humanities."
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"There's many of us in West Virginia that did not vote for Donald Trump." 'Trump Doesn't Care About Us': West Virginians Rally to Protest Trump's Visit
"I'm here because I can't watch our democracy and our country fall into disrepair, to fall apart, and become a plutocracy."
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