All News Articles for 2018-08-24

Friday, August 24, 2018
Trump Administration Announces $200 Million Cut in Humanitarian Aid for Palestinians
"The U.S. administration is demonstrating the use of cheap blackmail as a political tool. There is no glory in constantly bullying and punishing a people under occupation."
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Reality Winner exits the Augusta Courthouse June 8, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. The Person Advocates Say Trump Should Pardon: NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner
Reacting to Trump's tweet that Winner's 63-month sentence was "So unfair," whistleblower advocates say the president should pardon her
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The 'Ultimate Diversionary Tactic': Wag-the-Dog Concerns Emerge as Trump Cancels Pompeo's North Korea Trip
"This will be the first of many efforts by Trump to distract attention from the legal hurricane that is gathering force around him."
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CPF After Verizon Throttling During Wildfire, California Firefighters Endorse Bill to Defend Net Neutrality
"Cable-and-phone-company greed is out.of.control ," said Free Press. "If you need proof, look no further than what just happened to the Santa Clara Fire Department."
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President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton John Bolton Announces Trump Admin Will Re-Up Attack on United Nations and Defund Human Rights Agencies
"We are going to de-fund the Human Rights Council," Bolton tells AP .
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'Give Democracy a Chance': Ahead of DNC Vote, Progressives Unite to Demand Party End Supremacy of Superdelegates
"If the DNC rejects this, it basically rejects the will of the convention."
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To Force Billionaires Off Welfare, Sanders Tax Would Make Corporations Fund 100% of Public Assistance Their Low-Paid Workers Receive
"I don't believe that ordinary Americans should be subsidizing the wealthiest person in the world because you pay your employees inadequate wages."
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Victory: Georgia County Election Officials Nix Black Voter Suppression Plan
"This is a victory for African American voters across Georgia who are too often subject to a relentless campaign of voter suppression"
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TNY Trump Hounds Hounds 'Closing In' and 'Dam Breaking' as Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg Latest to Get Immunity for Testimony
"If all his people are put under pressure and tell the secrets they know, it's terrible for him. There's a real sense that the criminal justice system is biting back [against the president]."
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As Trump Orders Sessions to Go After His Political Foes, Reminder That More Than 500 Children Still Separated From Their Families
A month after court-ordered family reunification deadline, the DOJ—which Trumps think should be chasing down right-wing conspiracy theories—continues to prove itself incapable of putting children back into the arms of their families
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US President Wakes Up, Orders Nation's Top Law Enforcement Officer to Target His Political Enemies
"No, it's not normal for the president to be issuing official statements going after his Attorney General and directing him to investigate people he doesn't like."
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Imran Khan Pakistan to US: Please Immediately Correct Your "Factually Incorrect" Account of Call Between Pompeo and Prime Minister Khan. US: No
The statement claims that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo emphasized "taking decisive action against all terrorists operating in Pakistan."
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