All News Articles for 2018-08-14

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
'It Was a Set-Up': Internal Docs Show How US Agencies Arranged Marital Status Interviews with Immigrants, Then Arrested and Deported Them
"Every one of these instances is about a family that has a citizen and a noncitizen, and probably children...Here we have a trap laid out to separate them."
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'Potential War Crimes': Lawmakers Demand Answers About US Role in Saudi Slaughter of Yemeni Civilians
Noting that he served on active duty as a Judge Advocate General officer in the U.S. Air Force, Lieu wrote that "a number of the coalition's airstrikes look like war crimes."
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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai Denouncing 'Wanton Disregard for Congress and the American People,' Dems Call on Ajit Pai to Come Clean About False FCC Cyberattack
"Lawmakers are rightly demanding answers. But they should also act immediately to overrule Ajit Pai's corrupt gutting of net neutrality."
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In Latest Attack on Fair Housing Act, Carson Moves to Gut Anti-Segregation Rule
"Without this rule, communities will not do the work to eliminate discrimination and segregation."
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New Survey of 63,000 Scientists Across 16 US Agencies Details How Trump Is 'Sidelining Science'
"When you can't research threats and share accurate information with the public, there are real consequences. People depend on federal science to protect them from pollution, chemical exposure, and natural disasters."
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Roger Stone Deletes 'Proud' Nazi Space Force Image Posted to Instagram, But the Internet Never Forgets
Longtime Trump loyalist "found a way to simultaneously endorse Space Force and Nazis."
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Think 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Were Hot? New Study Warns Next Five Years Won't Be Any Better
"The coming warm period is associated with an increased likelihood of intense to extreme temperatures," researchers observe in an alarming new paper
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There's a Fentanyl Crisis in the United States. Nebraska Is About To Murder Someone With It on Purpose
If only "states with the death penalty spent half as much time developing policy to support people in their lives as they did figuring out ways to kill people"
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'No, Secretary Zinke. Record-Breaking Wildfires in California Have Everything to Do with Climate Change'
People who actual understand science, and also care about planet's future, accuse Interior Secretary of "either being willfully ignorant or purposely deceptive."
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telesur english twitter 'Deeply Disturbing': For Second Time This Year, Facebook Suspends Left-Leaning teleSUR English Without Explanation
"It seems like the censorship power many people on the left want Silicon Valley executives to unilaterally exercise might end up being wielded against the left. One good way to know that would happen is that is already is happening."
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Not Saying the Words "John McCain" Is Least Vile Thing About Trump's Signing of $717 Billion Military Spending Bill
"Can't think of anything that better sums up the moral bankruptcy and cliquishness of D.C. media than the uniform meltdown over a $717B defense bill not being properly credited to McCain as if that's the goddamn problem."
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