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Russia uses Iran as base to bomb Syrian militants for first time

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia used Iran on Tuesday for the first time as a base from which to launch air strikes against Syrian militants, widening its air campaign in Syria and deepening its involvement in the Middle East.<p>In a move underscoring Moscow’s increasingly close ties with Tehran, long-range …

As Americans Argue Over Which Bathroom to Use, 3 Nuclear Disasters are Unfolding Inside the US

As the debate over which bathroom an individual should use based on their sexual identity heats up, we are witnessing the ignorant and brash nature …

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18 Emails Exchanged Between Obama and Hillary Clinton, Obama Claimed He Learned of Private Server From Media

The State Department said Friday 18 emails exchanged between Hillary Clinton and President Obama – that were sent through Clinton’s private server …

To Terrify and Occupy

<i>This piece originally ran on TomDispatch and was completed before Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was killed by a white police officer in</i> …

Law Enforcement

Ferguson the Latest Instance of Shackled American Journalism

Posted: Aug 18, 2014 12:01 AM<p>Police in Ferguson, MO arrested two journalists for covering the protests over their fatal shooting of an unarmed …

Why I'm burning my last bridge with Obama

Wreck

After decades of exodus, companies returning production to the U.S.

In 2001, Generac Power Systems joined the wave of American companies shifting production to China. The move wiped out 400 jobs in southeast Wisconsin, but few could argue with management's logic: Chinese companies were offering to make a key component for $100 per unit less than the cost of …