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US-led coalition air strike in Syria kills more than 30 people in school near Isis-held Raqqa, says human rights watchdog

US-led coalition air strike in Syria kills more than 30 people in school near Isis-held Raqqa, says human rights watchdog

At least 33 people have been killed in an air strike on a school sheltering displaced people near the Isis-held city of Raqqa, Syria, a monitoring group has said. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was believed the US-led coalition had carried out the attack. Observatory activists counted at least 33 bodies […]

If Gorsuch is confirmed, the legitimacy of the US supreme court won’t recover

If Gorsuch is confirmed, the legitimacy of the US supreme court won’t recover

While Russia’s involvement in our elections is unquestionably horrible, and it will likely take many more drip, drip, drips before we know the full extent of it, our democracy is facing an equally devastating threat much closer to home. On Monday, when Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing is scheduled to begin, the Republicans will attempt to […]

View of Armageddon: US government declassifies early nuclear test footage

View of Armageddon: US government declassifies early nuclear test footage

The US government has declassified 750 video recordings from 210 atmospheric nuclear tests that were conducted in the United States between 1945 and 1962. Some of the footage, while truly impressive, will make you run for cover. Each of the nuclear tests conducted by the US government from the start of the nuclear arms race […]

#Vault7: CIA, MI5 turned Samsung TVs into spying devices, even when switched off

#Vault7: CIA, MI5 turned Samsung TVs into spying devices, even when switched off

The CIA and MI5 have the ability to hack certain Samsung smart TVs which can then be operated as a listening device even when the televisions are switched off, the latest WikiLeaks dump has revealed, raising privacy questions for homes across the world. The high-tech cyber espionage capabilities were detailed in WikiLeaks’ latest data release […]

Read This Letter Trump’s Grandfather Wrote Begging Not To Be Deported

Read This Letter Trump’s Grandfather Wrote Begging Not To Be Deported

Everything about Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant xenophobia reeks to the abyss below of hypocrisy. His family were immigrants from Germany; his wife is an immigrant from Slovenia; he employs immigrant workers to run his businesses. Which makes it even more appalling that Donald Trump’s administration has made it a top priority to deport as many illegal […]

‘Hundreds’ of US Jewish graves attacked in Philadelphia

‘Hundreds’ of US Jewish graves attacked in Philadelphia

Police are searching for the vandals who damaged what one local rabbi said was nearly 500 headstones at a Jewish graveyard in Philadelphia. Money is being raised to repair the graves and to identify and prosecute the apparently anti-Semitic attackers. The vandalism comes less than a week after a Jewish cemetery near St Louis, Missouri, […]

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