All News Articles for 2018-07-11

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
A Guantanamo protest At Historic Habeas Corpus Hearing, Guantanamo's 'Dangerous Experiment in Indefinite Detention' Challenged
"The government says my detention is legal because of the indefinite war against terrorism. When terrorism ends, the war will end. So, never."
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Scott Raymond Dozier Execution Halted After Pharmaceutical Company Accuses Nevada of Illegally Obtaining Drug for Experimental Killer Cocktail
"A government that would risk torturing someone to death is not dispensing justice or serving the public good," says the ACLU
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Sanders to Trump: Instead of Telling Europe To Buy More Guns Like US, "Why Don't We Join Them in Guaranteeing Health Care to All'
Vermont senator responds after president calls on NATO leaders to double military spending
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Ahead of Trump Visit, Organizers Accuse UK Police of Attempting to 'Gag Protesters'
More than a dozen activists and members of parliament slammed British police for "curtailing the right to protest and putting the health and safety of demonstrators in jeopardy."
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Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson While Trump Sets World on Fire, Former Obama Officials Blasted for Profiteering From "The Inferno"
New reporting in Huffington Post shows how former Obama officials are taking advantage of the revolving door
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Urging Europe to Mirror America's Wasteful War Budget, Trump Tells NATO Leaders to Double Spending
"Instead of worrying what other countries are spending on their militaries," declared one critic, "the president should worry about the ways his own military wastes funds that could be used to solve problems at home."
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A new report finds that individual Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents could be held personally liable for the suffering of families and children under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy. Claims That ICE Agents Were 'Just Following Orders' Won't Save Them From Liability for Children's Suffering, Legal Scholars Warn
"While such employees may say they were 'just following orders,' their highest command is to uphold the Constitution. This overrides any contrary decision from ICE or even Trump himself."
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Global Survey Reveals Six in Ten People Think World More Dangerous Place Since Trump Took Power
"One minute Trump's posing as the peace broker, the next minute he's preparing for war. His presidency threatens the security of the world and it's time for our movement to confront him.
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Pai 'Deeply Concerned': Worries Mount That FCC Rule Change Would Force Consumers to Pay $225 to File Complaints Against Telecoms
"At a time when consumers are highly dissatisfied with their communications companies, this abrupt change in policy troubles us."
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Rigged: New Report Details How Combined $5.1 Trillion in Tax Cuts by Bush, Obama, and Trump Went Mostly to Nation's Richest
"When people demand specifics on how to pay for expansions to social insurance, income supports, and public investments, seems like part of the answer is just 'we could stop doing this.'"
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A sign at a demonstration against the decision of Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to close the Italian ports to the NGO ship with 629 migrants on board on June 11, 2018 in Rome, Italy. 'New Walled Order' for Migrants Worldwide as Governments Criminalize Compassion and Erect Barriers to Basic Services
"Every human being, especially people fleeing conflict and insecurity, should have unhindered access to basic human rights, in particular the right to protection, health care, education, and social services, at any phase of their journey."
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seal on asbestos products Russian Asbestos Company Puts Trump's Face, Seal of Approval, on Pallets of Its Products
"Helping Putin and Russian oligarchs amass fortunes by selling a product that kills thousands each year should never be the role of a U.S. president or the EPA, but this is the Trump administration," says EWG's Ken Cook
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NATO Gets Trump Treatment as Merkel Hits Back at US President For Declaring Germany 'Totally Controlled by Russia'
"Because of given circumstances I want to point out one thing: I experienced the Soviet occupation of one part of Germany myself. It is good that we are independent today," the German Chancellor said
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