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Rohingya crisis: At least five people drown after boat capsizes

A trawler carrying dozens of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Burma has capsized and at least five people have drowned in the Bay of Bengal, police in …

She laughed at Jeff Sessions — and now the feds are pursuing their 2nd trial against her

This is still happening.<p>The US Department of Justice is <i>still</i> prosecuting Code Pink activist Desiree Fairooz because she laughed at Attorney General Jeff Sessions during his confirmation hearing — even after a judge threw out a jury’s initial conviction against her.<p>The case goes back to January, …

Mossad to release secret files about Nazi 'Angel of Death' Mengele

Much of Mengele's life remains a mystery. After the fall of Hitler, Mengele reportedly fled to Buenos Aires where he is believed to have lived for a …

OPINION | North Korea may actually want war

North Korea claims it is now part of the thermonuclear club, after successfully testing on Sunday a miniaturized hydrogen bomb capable of fitting on …

Trump Moves to End DACA and Calls on Congress to Act

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to the Obama-era program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, calling it an “amnesty-first approach” and urging Congress to pass a replacement before he begins phasing out its protections in six months.<p>As early as March, …

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John McCain: President Trump's Decision to Rescind DACA Is 'Unacceptable'

Arizona Sen. John McCain strongly rebuked the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the DACA program, calling it the “wrong approach” and urging …

Immigration

4 lies Jeff Sessions told to justify ending DACA

And one misleading claim.<p>On Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions officially announced the Trump administration will rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which shields nearly 800,000 young, unauthorized immigrants from deportation. Explaining why the Trump administration is …

Immigration

Insults and Ads: How Gender Hurts Trump but Doesn’t Lift Clinton

Donald Trump thinks Hillary Clinton is playing “the women’s card.” But evidence suggests that if anything is making gender a potent issue in this campaign, it’s Mr. Trump’s words, not Mrs. Clinton’s.<p>How do we know? New data on the emotional engagement and effectiveness of different campaign …

Gender

The Horrors of Growing up in Communist Romania

As a young attorney under Nicolae Ceauscescu’s vicious Communist regime in Romania, I spent my entire life searching for the truth.<p>When I finally …

Former Red Guards from China's Cultural Revolution regret the violence and killings

As had been agreed, they slammed their rifle stocks into the heads of their two captives, members of a rival Red Guard faction, time and again.<p>There were no screams: the captives were already badly injured and unconscious after successive beatings by Zheng's faction on August 18, 1967, at the …

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What I Learned About My Father from Reading His Secret Police Files

My father, a Romanian theater director, was considered a threat to the Communist regime of his time.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Romania.</i><p>During the Communist dictatorship in Romania, a lot of people willingly became informants for Securitate—the Romanian secret police, which was one of …

Eastern Europe

Sanctions Alone Won't Stop North Korea

North Korea and China appear to have fallen out, but they still are talking. At the end of May, Pyongyang envoy Ri Su-yong arrived in Beijing and …

Kim's a really Jolly Un! North Korea's leader couldn't look happier as he poses for propaganda pictures with workers and takes a rest on a pink bunk bed

• <b>North Korea leader visited a remodelled children's camp in Pyongyang</b>• <b><br>He smiled as he tested out pink bunk beds and inspected an aquarium</b>• <b><br>Was ninth</b> …

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Stalin's Secret Directives for a Communist Europe

This month marks almost 70 years since the NKVD directives for Eastern Europe—discovered and published in Poland in 1981—were penned by Lavrentiy …

Austrian Economics

Donald Trump Supporter Tells Mexicans to "Make My Tortilla" in Racist Rant

It’s no surprise to find racism at a <b>Donald Trump</b> rally – after all, supporters are cheering on a presumptive Republican nominee who has built his campaign on xenophobia and anti-Latino hate, among other forms of bigotry.<p>On that, meet a Trump bro from Arizona. A video captured at a Phoenix rally on …

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Trump May Destroy Marco Rubio's Political Hopes Twice This Year

Donald Trump might take down Marco Rubio twice this year.<p>Trump’s big win in Rubio’s home state of Florida in March forced the Republican senator out …

Republicans

When People Live-Stream Murder and Suicide, Who Watches?

As the popularity of live-streaming services like Periscope and Facebook Live grows, users have taken to these platforms to broadcast self-harm and acts of violence. Hundreds witness these tragedies in real time, but very few intervene.<p>In 2008 a 19-year-old college student named Abraham Biggs …

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Why It's OK to Start Your Relationship Long-Distance

I've always said that if you want to find success in love you have to get out of your comfort zone. It turns out, sometimes this means getting outside of your time zone too.<p>According to the Center for the Study of Long Distance Relationships, more than 7 million people in the U.S. consider …

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