Julie Costanten

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The Story of Stuff is building a campaign to fight back against Nestle's exploitation of public water.

<b>Nestlé thrives when it’s able to enter communities under the cover of darkness, something we’ve seen time and again. But with your help, The Story of</b> …

Nice Attack Investigation: No Sign Driver Was Tied to Terrorist Networks

An investigation into the Nice truck attack hasn't yielded any direct links to terror networks but there were clear signs the driver was interested in radical Islam, the Paris prosecutor said Monday.<p>Prosecutor Francois Molins shared new details of the investigation at a press conference, a few …

Suicide bombers attack Yemeni army checkpoints, killing 10

ADEN (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers tried to ram vehicles laden with explosives through two Yemeni military checkpoints near the government-held port city of Mukalla on Monday, killing at least 10 people, the army and medics said.<p>A soldier talks on a mobile phone as he stands at the site of a …

Middle East

Indian woman gang-raped in 2013 is attacked again 'by same men'

Student, 21, attacked near college in Haryana by five men – two of whom are awaiting trial for assaulting her in 2013<p>An Indian student is recovering in hospital after being gang-raped by a group of men, including some charged with sexually assaulting her three years earlier, police have said.<p>Police …

3 police officers killed, 3 wounded in Baton Rouge; gunman dead

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>, Reporter<p>Matt Zapotosky<p>, Reporter<p>Mark Berman<p>, Reporter<p>A lone gunman killed three law enforcement officers and wounded three others in Baton Rouge on Sunday morning, less than two weeks after the death of an African American man at the hands of Baton Rouge police.<p>The shootings …

Law Enforcement

Dialogue amid more protests nationwide

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Black Lives Matter protests continued Monday, resulting in more arrests and meetings between officials, movement leaders and the public.<p>Atlanta police arrested protesters who were blocking traffic near the upscale Lenox Square mall in they city's Buckhead neighborhood.<p>Black Lives …

Law Enforcement

Dallas sniper attack: 5 officers killed, suspect identified

<b>(CNN) —</b> The ambush started with gunshots that killed five officers and sent screaming crowds scrambling for cover. It ended when a Dallas police bomb squad robot killed a gunman after negotiations failed.<p>Investigators identified the dead attacker as Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, of Mesquite, Texas, a …

Law Enforcement

Is Michael Vu Avoiding Scrutiny?

Sources watching the vote count say Vu pulled a bait and switch and changed the date of the certification of the election.<p>“If Vu certifies the vote, …

Istanbul airport attack: Planner, 2 bombers identified, report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Days after the Istanbul airport massacre, reports emerged about the identities of the suicide bombers as well as the organizer -- a man who a U.S. official says is a top soldier in the ISIS war ministry.<p>Two of the three assailants in the terror attack that killed 44 people at Istanbul's …

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Turkey launches airstrikes after deadly Ankara bombing

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey lashed out Monday at Kurdish targets, bombing military positions in northern Iraq and rounding up dozens of militants at …

Middle East

Inside Obama's process for replacing Antonin Scalia

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Obama administration did not wait long before working on options to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.<p>The process began Saturday night with conference calls among the president's legal team, followed by meetings Sunday to begin drawing up a list of possible …

Democratic debate: Clinton embraces Obama

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton wants Bernie Sanders to know she's got President Barack Obama's back.<p>Much of the debate lacked the bitterness of earlier forums as Clinton and Sanders laid out differences on policy questions. But the confrontation during the PBS "NewsHour" Democratic debate simulcast on CNN …

Ammon Bundy urges protesters to leave refuge

BURNS, Ore. — Oregon militia leader Ammon Bundy is urging his followers at a wildlife refuge near Burns, Ore., to leave, according to a statement released by his attorney.<p>Bundy's lawyer, Mike Arnold, read a statement by Bundy, arrested Tuesday, on the steps of a courthouse in Portland.<p>"Right now, I …

5 takeaways from the Democratic town hall

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton says she's a "proven fighter." Bernie Sanders says that while experience is important, "it is not the only thing" that Democratic voters should weigh. And Martin O'Malley took off his jacket.<p>Clinton, Sanders and O'Malley made their closing arguments to Iowa …

Government

New issue of ISIS magazine Dabiq calls for war on . . . Muslims

The latest issue of Islamic State's online magazine targets the terror group's fellow Muslims even more than the West.<p>Dabiq, as the English-language publication is called, devotes a majority of the 56 pages in the latest issue to justifying the killing of Shia Muslims. In numerous articles, the …

Third Democratic debate: 11 things we learned

US elections 2016,US politics,Democrats,Bernie Sanders,Martin O'Malley,Hillary Clinton,US news,World news,US foreign policy,US domestic policy,US national security<p>Bernie Sanders apologized, Martin O’Malley was aggressive and Hillary Clinton was strong on foreign policy and tax. And yes, she closed …

Winter Storm Paralyzes Upstate NY, Chicago, Pittsburgh: Pictures

Pittsburgh

Alan Rickman, Snape in 'Harry Potter' films, dies at 69

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alan Rickman, the British actor with the unforgettable voice who played the brooding Professor Severus Snape in the "Harry Potter" films as well as "Die Hard" villain Hans Gruber, died Thursday after a short battle with cancer, according to his representatives at Independent Talent Group.<p>He …

Madaya Siege: Second Aid Convoy Heads for Starving Syrian Town

A second wave of aid trucks headed for the besieged and starving Syrian town of Madaya on Thursday morning, according to the International Committee for the Red Cross.<p>Horrific images of emaciated residents and tales of desperation have emerged from Madaya, a town of some 40,000 residents that has …

Obama admits 'regret' ahead of State of the Union address

President Barack Obama will step into the House chamber on Tuesday evening with bittersweet emotions about his last State of the Union address, admitting regret that he failed to be the unifying force he promised in 2008 while professing immense pride for what his White House has accomplished.<p>The …

Surrounded by suffering, death in a besieged Syrian town

BEIRUT — By the time the convoy carrying food arrived, Sereen didn’t know how much more she and others in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya could endure.<p>She had skipped meals for months, she said, so that her young nieces and nephews could eat the family’s diminishing supplies of rice and bulgur. …

How Cannabis Can Take Your Sex Life to the Next Level

When I tell people that I write about sex and cannabis, I get one of two replies: “I’ve never tried that,” or “OMG I have such intensely awesome sex …

Gay Mormon church members say new rules are devastating

Now comes the toughest task: Telling his children he could be kicked out of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints if he someday marries a man, and warning his two youngest, 11 and 15, that they might be barred from serving a mission under new church rules.<p>"It's almost like they now have …

LGBTQI

Gay asylum seekers face threat from fellow refugees in Europe

By Anthony Faiola<p>, Bureau chief<p>DRESDEN, Germany — Rami Ktifan made a snap decision to come out. A fellow Syrian had spotted a rainbow flag lying near the 23-year-old university student’s belongings inside a packed refugee center. The curious man, Ktifan recalled, picked it up before casually …

LGBTQI

Hurricane Patricia hits the Mexican coast – in pictures

Hurricane Patricia hit Mexico’s Pacific coast on Friday evening, bringing lashing rains, surging seas and cyclonic winds forecasters said had the potential to cause ‘catastrophic’ damage