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Congress's Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

What the WikiLeaks documents reveal about US spying on French leaders

Francois Hollande apparently held secret meetings with Germany's opposition and Nicolas Sarkozy believed he was the one who could lead the push to resolve the financial crisis in 2008, according to WikiLeaks documents<p>Documents published online by WikiLeaks show that the US wiretapped three French …

This Democratic Senator Is Doing All He Can To Kill Obama's Trade Agenda

WASHINGTON -- If you didn’t know Sen. Sherrod Brown before, you probably do now.<p>Brown (D-Ohio) has made a name for himself during the Senate fight over President Barack Obama’s trade agenda, and is raising hell with Republicans, who just want to give Obama what he wants –- yes, you read that …

Jeb Bush Says Christian Business Owners Can Refuse To Serve Gay Weddings

Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said that Christian business owners should not have to provide services for gay weddings if it goes against their religious beliefs.<p>“Yes, absolutely, if it’s based on a religious belief,” he said when asked by the Christian Broadcasting Network in …

#Anonymous Sweden hacks the #NSA, mentions of hack wiped from #Facebook, #LinkedIn

Home <b>›</b> Activism <b>›</b> <b>#Anonymous Sweden hacks the #NSA, mentions of hack wiped from #Facebook, #LinkedIn</b><p><i>on</i> May 15, 2015 • ( 7 )<p>NSA Hack Screen Shot …

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh Threatens To Slit The Throats Of Gay People

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh threatened the country’s homosexuals in a recent speech, telling them: “I will slit your throat.” Addressing an …

US taxpayers subsidising world's biggest fossil fuel companies

Fossil fuels,Exxon Mobil,Energy,Environment,Fossil fuel divestment,US news,Climate change,Business,Oil and gas companies,Oil,Royal Dutch Shell,Energy industry,World news,Obama administration,US political lobbying,US politics,Lobbying<p>Shell, ExxonMobil and Marathon Petroleum got subsidises granted by …

Fossil Fuels

Colorado Bill Would Punish Officers Who Interfere with Photographers

A Texas lawmaker recently attracted death threats after proposing a law that would make it illegal for photographers to take pictures of police …

The UN is about to put the United States under the microscope

The half-day public debate before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva comes as US authorities launched a civil rights investigation into Baltimore's police department following riots triggered by the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray while in police custody last month.<p>Monday's so-called Universal …

Presidential Hopeful Says ‘The American Dream Is Out of Reach’ — and Not Because of Wall Street

<i>Story by the Associated Press; curated by Zach Noble</i><p>—<p>GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says: “The American dream is out of reach.” In his comments Saturday, he was trumpeting a theme he’s touched on during his earlier visits to South Carolina.<p>Wisconsin Governor and GOP …

Court ruling against NSA practice could reverberate far beyond phone spying

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision in the American Civil Liberties Union v. Clapper case could affect other government surveillance programs, impede the government's ability to execute warrants to access data stored on overseas servers, and even change how electronic data is treated in …

Here's Where The GOP's 2016 Presidential Contenders Stand On Marijuana Legalization

While the federal government maintains a blanket ban on marijuana, recreational marijuana is already legal in four states and the District of Columbia. In addition, 23 states, as well as D.C., have legalized marijuana for medical purposes.<p>And with at least 10 more states expected to consider …

Why Amy Schumer’s ‘12 Angry Men’ Parody Is So Goddamned Brilliant

“The defendant is accused of committing a heinous crime. You gentlemen of the jury are facing a grave responsibility. Thank you, gentlemen.”<p>The …

Comedy

Report: ISIL claims responsibility for Texas attack

The Islamic State claimed responsibility Tuesday for the attack outside a Texas art show showcasing cartoon depictions of the prophet Mohammed, but it was not clear how much involvement the group actually had.<p>A statement read on the group's Al Bayan radio station said that "two soldiers of the …

Few Conservatives Take Police Abuses Seriously

There is overwhelming evidence of widespread civil-rights violations and unlawful brutality. Yet the movement's reflex is still to ignore or deny the problem.<p>Nearly a quarter century ago, the libertarian magazine <i>Reason</i> published an essay on civil unrest suffused with an insight that movement …

Justice

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Americans' support for legalizing marijuana reaches an all-time... high

In the run-up to 4/20 day, CBS News released a poll that shows 53% of Americans support marijuana legalization.<p>HuffPo sums up the slew of recent …

Israelis Torturing Non Jewish Children

VA’s Handling of Whistle-Blowers Continues to Irk Lawmakers

Qual­ity of life for head and neck sur­geon Dr. Chris­ti­an Head has done little but de­teri­or­ate since last Ju­ly, when he gave testi­mony to a …

Congress asked Clinton about emails in 2012

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Congressional investigators asked then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, along with 17 other Cabinet secretaries, whether she used a personal email in 2012, a question she ignored.<p>Clinton's email practices have come under sharp scrutiny in the wake of the revelation that she …

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This Black Driver Was Stopped by a White Cop. What Happened Next Had Him Pulling Over to Record This Message.

He’s got a story to share.<p>“Usually I don’t do these kinds of videos but I felt like this one was necessary,” he begins.<p>Image via LiveLeak<p>In a video posted to LiveLeak Friday, 22-year-old Will Stack sits behind the wheel of his car and tells of being pulled over by a police officer in Lexington, …

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Archaeology In Israel Is Reportedly Proving The Gospels In The Holy Bible True!

Atheism: The Next Civil Rights Movement?

Early last week, Bangladeshi blogger Washiqur Rahman was stabbed and killed by three men, and the wounds to his face and neck were so severe that …

Civil Rights

Feds admit medical pot works on brain tumors — but they’re going after users anyway

In a report issued by a U.S. government-funded research group tasked with studying drug abuse and addiction, researchers are admitting that marijuana …

Report: Law Enforcement Lacked Weapons Discipline During Boston Bombing Manhunt

According to the report, "additional officers arriving on scene near the conclusion of the [Watertown] firefight fired weapons towards the vicinity of the suspects, without necessarily having identified and lined up their target or appropriately aimed their weapons."<p>The report also found weapons …

Law Enforcement

Philly woman charged with attempting to aid ISIL

WASHINGTON -- Federal authorities charged a 30-year-old Philadelphia woman Friday with attempting to join the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq, ISIL.<p>Keonna Thomas, also known as ''YoungLioness,'' allegedly engaged in electronic communications with a known ISIL fighter in Syria and two other …