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Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward

LOS ANGELES -- With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once rocked the Central Intelligence Agency are coming forward to tell their stories in a new documentary and in a series of interviews with The Huffington …

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Cornel West Has Reportedly Been Arrested In Ferguson, Missouri

Prominent activist Cornel West has been handcuffed during demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, according to Fusion and reporters on Twitter.<p>West was also seen at protests Sunday night.<p>Los Angeles Times reporter Matt Pearce wrote on Twitter that West was joined by clergy in a march to the Ferguson …

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America's biggest police departments are getting spy gear through private charities

NYPD and LAPD both acquired expensive security tools and gifts outside the public eye using police foundations<p>Many Americans have recently expressed concerns with the increasing use of military gear by police departments in this country, especially in the wake of the police response to protests in …

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Oklahoma seeks to delay three executions until 2015

<b>The attorney general of the US state of Oklahoma is seeking to delay three executions, claiming more time is needed to obtain necessary drugs.</b><p>Attorney General Scott Pruitt filed the notice on Friday requesting a delay until 2015 as the state trains staff on new lethal injection protocols.<p>Earlier …

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