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#Minnesota residents waiting for Trump to address mosque attack | TheHill

“He is the president of this country, and this happened to us. He has to come here and at least express his feelings and say this is bad,” Mohamed Omar told the news outlet.The attack, which took place on Saturday, did not leave any individuals injured, but reportedly damaged one room. Gov. Mark Dayton (D-Minn.) […]

Utah Department of Corrections releases Technical Manual for their execution process

  The list of witnesses to the execution must be completed a minimum of two weeks before the date of execution, and carries strict rules: the condemned may only choose five family members, friends, or religious figures to be there at the moment of death, and witnesses have to sign forms in order to view […]

#MAGA means #MakingArroganceGreatAgain…

Trump’s Tax Plan to Slash Tax Rate for Companies, Including His Real Estate Empire | Democracy Now! – President Trump is slated to announce his tax plan today. The plan proposes to slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to a mere 15 percent. The plan would also grant the 15 percent tax rate […]

Assessment of White House Intelligence Report About Nerve Agent Attack in Khan Shaykhun, Syria | Global Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

In fact, a main piece of evidence that is cited in the document points to an attack that was executed by individuals on the ground, not from an aircraft, on the morning of April 4. This conclusion is based on an assumption made by the White House when it cited the source of the sarin […]

US claims of Syria nerve gas attack: The anatomy of a lie – World Socialist Web Site

The charges against the Syrian government are absurd and unbelievable. The campaign mounted by the Trump administration, the intelligence agencies, the Pentagon and the Democratic Party demonstrates complete contempt for the intelligence of the people, and a belief that they can lie with impunity, because nothing they say will be challenged by the servile American […]

yonhapnews.co.kr: U.S. Navy SEALs to take part in joint drills in S. Korea

U.S. Navy SEALs to take part in joint drills in S. Korea – yonhapnews.co.kr – The U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six will join the annual Foal Eagle and Key Resolve exercises between the two allies for the first time, along with the Army’s Rangers, Delta Force and Green Berets. “A bigger number of and more […]

Pentagon Leads Over 300,000 Troops in a Rehearsal for an Invasion One Week after the White House Announces It’s Considering Military Action against North Korea

March 13, 2017 By Stephen Gowans The United States and South Korea are conducting their largest-ever military exercises on the Korean peninsula [1], one week after the White House announced that it was considering military action against North Korea to bring about regime change. [2] The US-led exercises involve: • 300,000 South Korea troops • […] […]

Religious Bigotry and You

I’ve been hard on Cenk for his fluffy opinions, but he appears to be trying now. TYT is hiring investigative journalists, so they say. Here, he at least comments on some opinion polls concerning Americans and their hypocritical, completely skewed views… For the Record– My own response to that opinion poll: of course they […] via […]

Is ‘This’ Making Us ‘Safer’??

After cracking the US military, HackerOne gets $40 million in funding – The Verge – Today HackerOne announced a Series C financing round of $40 million, which was led by Dragoneer Investment Group. The company will use the funds “to invest further in technology development, expand market reach, and continue to strengthen the world’s largest […]

Article: Should an Innocent Person Be Forced to Pay for Their Arrest? | OpEdNews

Article: Should an Innocent Person Be Forced to Pay for Their Arrest? | OpEdNews – Donald Trump takes office in two short weeks. As I’ve written previously, I don’t expect much in the way of prison reform or sentencing reform. Indeed, I’ve urged readers to take to the courts for redress because we obviously won’t […]

Trump’s appointment of several billionaires to cabinet raises questions – Xinhua | English.news.cn

Trump’s appointment of several billionaires to cabinet raises questions – Xinhua | English.news.cn – As the brash businessman prepares to take office, he is busy putting together a cabinet that includes a few billionaires, including now former Exxon CEO and incoming secretary of state Rex Tillerson. “I think there is some legitimate criticism about billionaires […]

Arson suspected in latest Dakota Access pipeline fire — Warrior Publications

Associated Press, October 17, 2016 REASNOR, Iowa Authorities suspect arson in the latest burning of heavy equipment being used in the construction of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline in central Iowa. The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office says the blaze late Saturday near Reasnor, Iowa, caused about $2 million damage to an excavator and three bulldozers. […] […]

ibtimes.com: Cold War 2016? Russia Hopes To Open Cuba, Vietnam Military Bases, Expand Presence Around World

[ibtimes.com] Russia does presently have several military bases aboard, but most are near its borders, in the Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova and Belarus. It did have bases in Cuba and Vietnam as late as the early 2000s, but those were closed, according to BBC News.With its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine two years ago, on-and-off […]

Obama on Iran payment: ‘We do not pay ransom’ – CNNPolitics.com

The Obama administration has repeatedly rejected GOP accusations that the cash — part of a $1.7 billion agreement to settle a decades-old arms deal dispute — was meant to grease the release of four US prisoners who were freed in January when Tehran implemented a landmark nuclear deal. A fifth US prisoner was released separately.Secretary […]

Obama Should Cancel Trump’s Intelligence Briefings | Foreign Policy

It is worth asking why the intelligence community bothers at all with briefing candidates during the election. Candidates are usually pretty busy, what with trying to win an election to the country’s most powerful office. Given the challenge of scheduling a briefing in between campaign stops, often the first meeting won’t happen until well into […]

Former Orange County teacher sues for discrimination

A former Orange County school teacher is suing the school district. She claims she was discriminated against, and the evidence in the case is causing one state group to believe she has a case. Source: Former Orange County teacher sues for discrimination

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