Nariko Wright

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Only In America Can The People Protesting the Death of Black Men Remain In Jail Longer Than An Officer Who Killed An Innocent Person

This is truly America, where protesting the death of unarmed black people at the hands of cops can land you held in jail for longer than the cops who …

Women of Color

A Russian dissident who suddenly lost the ability to speak or walk was likely given nerve poison, doctors say

A member of prominent Russian resistance band Pussy Riot was most likely given poison that damaged his nervous system, doctors say.<p>Pyotr Verzilov, a Russian and Canadian dual citizen, is a close ally of the band and works as their spokesman. He collapsed in Moscow last week, temporarily losing his …

Military

Trump administration revokes visa of PA ambassador to Washington

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi accused the US of going from "cruel punishment to revenge against Palestinians."<p>><br>• ><p>PLO executive committee member Hanan Ashrawi. …

Trump Administration

Paul McCartney Speaks out Against Donald Trump: ‘We’ve Got A Mad Captain Sailing This Boat’

Sir Paul reveals that the lyric in his song about climate change deniers is about the president.<p>Paul McCartney revealed this week that some of the …

Paul McCartney

Dalai Lama admits he knew about Buddhist teachers' sexual abuse

The Tibetan spiritual leader told Dutch TV he has known about the historic sex crimes in Europe since the 1990s. He was presented with written …

Dalai Lama

‘Serial Killer’ Border Patrol Agent Charged In Murder Of 4 Sex Workers

10:01 AM 09/16/2018<p>Texas authorities have charged a supervisory Border Patrol agent in connection with the the killing of four women and the …

Border Patrol

Fan Bingbing: Has China's most famous actress been disappeared by the Communist Party?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine if one day Jennifer Lawrence was walking the red carpet in Los Angeles and the next she vanished completely with no word about where she was.<p>It might sound ludicrous, or terrifying, but it's the reality in China, where one of the country's most famous actresses has disappeared …

Communist Party

Serena Williams' Husband Alexis Ohanian Didn't Hold Back In Blasting That Australian Cartoon

In a tweet Thursday, Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian addressed the widely criticized cartoon about Williams that ran in the <i>Herald Sun</i> Monday, …

Serena Williams

American jets intercept Russian aircraft flying west of Alaska

U.S. news<p>American fighter jets intercepted four Russian military aircraft flying in international airspace west of Alaska this week, officials said.<p>Two Russian Tu-95 "Bear" bombers and two Su-35 "Flanker" fighter jets entered what is known as the Alaska Air Defense Identification Zone on Tuesday, …

Black Sea

7 NYPD officers arrested in connection with prostitution ring

Seven NYPD officers were arrested Wednesday in connection with a prostitution and narcotics case dating back to 2015.<p>The officers were reportedly …

New York City

Trump Made It Clear to Virginia That Blue States Now Get Treated Like the Brown People of Puerto Rico

by Charles MudedeThe aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Joe Raedle / Getty Yesterday, Virginia’s entire Congressional delegation begged …

Puerto Rico

When You Hate a Black Man's Silent Protest So Much, You Ban Nike In Your City

Baltimore police officers carry toy guns to plant on people they shoot

Corrupt Baltimore police officers have a way to shoot anyone they want with impunity: they carry toy guns to plant on their victims.<p>From …

Guns

A Warning From Europe: The Worst Is Yet to Come

Polarization. Conspiracy theories. Attacks on the free press. An obsession with loyalty. Recent events in the United States follow a pattern Europeans know all too well.<p>Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series that attempts to answer the question: Is democracy dying?<p>On December 31, 1999, we …

War

Report: Everybody in the White House Considers Trump an Idiot

President Trump.<p>It is relatively easy to get White House staffers to leak mind-blowing anecdotes about President Trump’s various derangements, and …

Donald Trump

An Australian newspaper printed a cartoon showing Serena Williams as an angry baby

Serena Williams was portrayed as an angry baby in a cartoon published in the Australian newspaper the Herald Sun on Monday, two days after the 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion lost her cool in a dramatic US Open final.<p>Williams was given three code violations during her straight-sets loss to Naomi …

Serena Williams

Trump Launches Aggressive Poverty Disinformation Campaign

The middle class is starting to look poor, but the president’s Council of Economic Advisers now argues that not even the poor are poor—all the better …

Income Inequality

Dallas officer Amber Guyger charged with manslaughter after killing neighbor in his apartment

Texas law enforcement officials Sunday arrested a Dallas police officer in connection with a manslaughter warrant after she fatally shot one of her neighbors, a black man, in his apartment last week.<p>Amber Guyger was booked into the Kaufman County Jail about 7:20 p.m. Sunday, according to online …

Jesus

Brett Kavanaugh said he would kill Roe v. Wade last week and almost no one noticed

Please pay attention, Susan Collins.<p>Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh needs to give Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) plausible deniability regarding his …

Brett Kavanaugh

Why Stripping U.S. Citizens of Their Passports Is a Precursor to Genocide

It’s what happened to Jews in Germany in 1938 when their passports were declared invalid.<p>Taking away people’s passports and citizenship is a precursor to genocide.<p>It’s what happened to Jews in Germany in 1938 when their passports were declared invalid. That is what is beginning to happen here, now, …

Immigration

Freddie Oversteegen, Who As Teenager Lured Nazis Into A Forest To Make Out Then Had Them Killed, Dies At 92

“Yes, I too shot them. And what am I but a person? You want to pick them up.”<p>Freddie Oversteegen, a true World War II hero, passed away on September …

World War II

Immigrants drop subsidized food, health programs — fearing aid will be used against them

Border Crisis<p>AUSTIN, Texas — Before President Donald Trump was elected, Marlene saw the food stamps her children received as a way to feed them healthy meals. After Trump's election, the $300 a month from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for her 14-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son …

Immigration

Girl 'had slept with 100 men by 16 and had baby at 15 after being passed around by abusers'

A young girl was "passed around" and had sex with 100 men by the time she was 16, a child abuse trial was told.<p>The girl, who cannot be named for …

Crime

Black men, where were you when Jasper Williams insulted black women and Aretha Franklin?

Was Williams seduced by the presence of cameras at Aretha Franklin’s funeral to offer a skewed soliloquy on black America?<p>The so-called Rev. Jasper Williams delivered a slap at black America and an insult to Queen Aretha Franklin, the woman he purported to eulogize. He further insulted black single …

Women of Color

Walking Pile of Fecal Matter George Zimmerman Allegedly Threatened Beyoncé over Trayvon Documentary

George Zimmerman

US recalls top envoys to Panama, El Salvador and Dominican Republic over Taiwan

The United States has recalled its top diplomats from Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Panama for consultations over those countries' recent decisions to switch their diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China.<p>The three US Ambassadors "will meet with US government leaders to discuss ways in …

Montana teen removed from Trump's rally goes viral as #PlaidShirtGuy

A Billings, Montana, high school senior went viral Thursday for the facial expressions he made in prime seating at President Trump's rally. During …

Donald Trump

Charges Coming For Dallas Police Officer Who Accidentally Shot Man In His Own Apartment

A Dallas police officer is facing manslaughter charges after entering the wrong apartment and fatally shooting the man inside.<p>According to NBC News, …

Crime

US officials secretly met with Venezuelan military officers plotting a coup against Maduro

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> US officials met secretly with Venezuelan military officers who were plotting a coup against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, both a current and a former US official confirmed to CNN.<p>American officials met with the renegade Venezuelan military officers several times over the …

Venezuela

White Boycotts Don’t Work: How Nike Secured the Bag By Supporting Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick