All News Articles for 2019-06-20

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Shoes are left by people at the Tornillo Port of Entry near El Paso, Texas, June 21, 2018 during a protest rally by several American mayors against the US administration's family separation policy. Trump Prepares to Open New 'Captured Children' Facility in Texas as Hundreds of Rights Groups Call for Decriminalizing Migration
Federal policies on immigration continue trending in a more punitive direction
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Refusing to Comply With 'Dehumanizing' Rules Any Longer, Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic Defies Regulators
A state-mandated, medically unnecessary exam prior to an abortion "is just assault," clinic officials say
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'Our Climate Is Breaking Down. Business As Usual Is Over': Campaigners Interrupt Televised Speech of UK Treasury Official
"The people in this room have been funding climate change, and we're not giving the banks and hedge funds a pass for their unethical investment decisions anymore," said one Greenpeace campaigner
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Trump, MBS Peace Advocates Praise Senate for Voting to Block 'Brazen Power Grab' by Trump to Sell Saudis More Weapons
By arming the Saudi-led coalition waging war on Yemen, said Amnesty International, "the U.S. government has already devastated the lives of thousands."
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An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Sidewinders" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) May 10, 2019 in the Red Sea. Pentagon Releases, Then Deletes, Document Detailing Use of Nuclear Weapons to Restore 'Strategic Stability' for US Military
"At a time of rising nuclear tensions, casually postulating about the potential upsides of a nuclear attack is obtuse in the extreme."
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Study Confirms GOP Medicaid Work Requirements Succeeded in Taking Away People's Healthcare, But Did Nothing to Boost Employment
"If the GOP wants to help people find work, they should invest in employment programs and guarantee health care as a right—not punish people who are struggling."
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bombed factory in Yemen 'Rare Piece of Good News for the People of Yemen' as UK Court Finds Weapons Sales to Saudis Unlawful
"No matter what atrocities it has inflicted, the Saudi regime has been able to count on the uncritical political and military support of the U.K."
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As Trump Says "You'll Soon Find Out" About Attack on Iran, Congress Urged to Act Immediately to Avert War
"Donald Trump and John Bolton can't be trusted in such a dangerous situation and they may need to be pushed kicking and screaming towards deescalation."
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'For What?' Joe Biden Refuses to Apologize After Praising Segregationist Senators
"I'm disappointed that he hasn't issued an immediate apology for the pain his words are dredging up for many Americans. He should," said Sen. Cory Booker
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Accusing US of 'Intrusion' Into National Airspace, Iran Shoots Down American 'Spy' Drone
"U.S. drone intrusion to the Iranian airspace is clear violation of the U.N. Charter and national sovereignty of the country," said one top Iranian national security official
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'These Are Huge Checks Being Written to Boeing and Lockheed': Rep. Rashida Tlaib Rips Endless War Budget as House Passes $733B in Military Spending
"We should be cutting checks to everyday people struggling to make ends meet."
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