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Saudi Fugitives Accused of Serious Crimes Get Help to Flee While U.S. Officials Look the Other Way

Saudi Fugitives Accused of Serious Crimes Get Help to Flee While U.S. Officials Look the Other Way
Multiple U.S. administrations have avoided confronting the Saudi Arabian government over a decades-long pattern by which Saudi law breakers get help escaping U.S. soil before they can be prosecuted.
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'Morally Despicable': Trump Administration Threatens to Veto UN Resolution Combating Rape

'Morally Despicable': Trump Administration Threatens to Veto UN Resolution Combating Rape
The U.S. is reportedly opposing the resolution over language on reproductive health for victims of rape
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Trump signs bill condemning Russia, then says he won’t follow it

Trump signs bill condemning Russia, then says he won’t follow it
In an embarrassing show of support for Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, Trump has declared that he is free to ignore a directive from Congress to condemn Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea.
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Russian NRA member charged with spying to infiltrate US politics

Russian NRA member charged with spying to infiltrate US politics
The move comes as questions continue to escalate about the NRA’s Russian connections during the 2016 campaign.
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47 Republican Senators May Have Broken the Law By Sending a Shockingly Stupid Letter to Iran

47 Republican Senators May Have Broken the Law By Sending a Shockingly Stupid Letter to Iran
47 Republican Senators send a shockingly stupid and probably unconstitutional letter to the leadership of Iran...
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Go get em Joe! VP Biden Responds to 47 Republicans Undermining Iran Talks

Go get em Joe!  VP Biden Responds to 47 Republicans Undermining Iran Talks
VP Joe Biden has spoken out forcefully against the 47 Republicans who took it upon themselves, with no constitutional authority, to meddle and attempt to undermine the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran.
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Netanyahu Hungers for War with Iran -

Netanyahu Hungers for War with Iran -
Reports have surfaced that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked to speak to Congress in March. While this normally wouldn’t seem out of the ordinary by normal political means, it strikes ire with the White House as Netanyahu coordinated this visit with House Speaker John Boehner rather than the Obama administration in an effort to win support for sanctions against Iran.
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Charlie Hebdo and Debating the Merits of Censorship

Charlie Hebdo and Debating the Merits of Censorship
A number of media organizations have chosen to censor the Charlie Hebdo cartoons while reporting on the story surrounding the Paris attacks. Are there merits to self-censorship?
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Do Last Week's Midterm Results Mean the TPP's Inevitability?

Do Last Week's Midterm Results Mean the TPP's Inevitability?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership has long been the boogeyman hiding under America's bed. The TPP, which was written to favor corporations over local domestic law with deregulations, was kept at bay by Democrats in the Senate. Unfortunately, something happened last week that significantly hurt those Dems' ability to fight the international "trade agreement" boogeyman.
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Michael Brooks
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How the U.S.-Saudi Joint Venture Funds and Fuels Terrorism Against the U.S.

How the U.S.-Saudi Joint Venture Funds and Fuels Terrorism Against the U.S.
The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are more than allies, they’re equal partners in a joint venture to maximize returns from the Arab state’s natural resources. This much is obvious, but once you understand and acknowledge that, you understand why the U.S. will never win the war on terror.
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