NYT: American Prisons Owe Their Cruelty to Slavery

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Amazon Rainforest Inferno

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UK Loses ‘Measles-Free” Status

Vaccination rates have been declining in the UK

Turtles Carry Their Homes

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Patriot Fail: UAE Says Yemeni drones evade US made Missile Defense System

Saudi Arabia has failed to repel Yemen's retaliatory drone strikes despite relying on the US Patriot air defense system, a matter which has caused a...

Israel Says It Bombed Iraq From Secret Base in Iraqi Kurdistan

Former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is warning of a “strong response” if it is proven that Israel was behind a recent series of...

Attorney for Epstein’s victims: Epstein was murdered, based on “information from a prison cell”

"Only 29% of American Adults believe Epstein actually committed suicide while in jail. Forty-two percent (42%) think Epstein was murdered to prevent him from testifying against powerful people with whom he associated.”

Iran to Build Pipeline Through Iraq and Syria…Sanction Busting and More

...from Sputnik News, Moscow - - - First published ... August 23, 2019 - - According to local media, the pipeline would allow Iran to supply Syria and Lebanon...

Italy, “Murder by Bridge”

___di  Fabio Giuseppe Carlo Carisio per VT Italia While the investigation into the collapse of the Ponte Morandi in Genoa, which caused 43 deaths on...

What’s Happening in Kashmir Looks a Lot Like Israel’s Rule Over Palestine

__________ What’s Happening in Kashmir Looks a Lot Like Israel’s Rule Over Palestine by Abdulla Moaswes The last few weeks have seen a sharp escalation in tensions...

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