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  • Hear the Bern: Why Bernie Sanders Strikes a Chord With Musicians
    Evan Weiss was surprised when he got a text message asking if his band could perform at a rally for Bernie Sanders in Coralville, Iowa, in November. The text came from an old friend of Weiss who works for Sanders’ campaign as an event coordinator and has a hand in ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-28
  • How Corporate Lawyers Made It Harder to Punish Companies That Destroy Electronic Evidence
    This story was published originally by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica‘s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. In the early 2000s, a series of civil lawsuits against giant corporations illustrated ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-28
  • “This Is Kavanaugh All Over Again,” Say Republicans. They’re Right.
    The bombshell allegation that President Donald Trump explicitly told his national security adviser that he would withhold military aid to coerce Ukraine into investigating the Bidens has sent Republicans scrambling for a new set of talking points. They quickly found one. “This is Kavanaugh all over again,” Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) told ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-28
  • Report: Bolton Raised Concerns About Trump Granting Favors to Authoritarian Leaders
    Former national security adviser John Bolton expressed concerns to Attorney General William Barr about President Donald Trump granting favors to the autocratic leaders of China and Turkey, according to an unpublished draft of Bolton’s forthcoming book, according to the New York Times. Barr reportedly told Bolton that he was worried ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-27
  • Fox News Is Losing Its Mind Over John Bolton
    For hours upon hours on Monday, Donald Trump’s lawyers presented their case against removing the president from office over the Ukraine scandal. In doing so, they have danced around a major new revelation—that, in a draft of a forthcoming book, former national security adviser John Bolton reportedly wrote that Trump ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-27
  • Trump’s Lawyer Just Made the Most Misleading Statement I Have Ever Heard
    During the Senate impeachment trial Monday, Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow made a bold claim. “Not a single witness,” he declared, “testified that the president himself said that there was any connection between any investigation and security assistance, a presidential meeting, or anything else.” While he talked, Trump’s legal team displayed ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-27
  • Supreme Court Lets Trump Enforce Policy Against Poor Immigrants
    The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce a policy designed to make it harder for poor and working-class immigrants to obtain green cards. The people most likely to be affected come disproportionately from Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court opted on ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-27
  • Survey Results: Climate Change, Health Care On Top
    My little weekend survey is finished and the results are in. Here are the top ten policy issues among my readership: I’m a little surprised that climate change scored only 81 percent. Who are the 19 percent of you who didn’t even put it in your top five? One thing ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-27
  • House Dems Now Considering Whether to Call Bolton to Testify in House
    In the aftermath of the John Bolton bombshell—the news that a draft of his upcoming book recounts the president telling Bolton he was withholding military aid from Ukraine to force that country to launch political investigations to benefit him—some House Democrats are considering demanding Bolton appear before a House committee, ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-27
  • Trump Fumes Over Bolton Bombshell
    President Donald Trump lashed out at John Bolton in the wake of an explosive New York Times report late Sunday that his former national security adviser’s forthcoming book will accuse the president of telling Bolton that he wanted to continue withholding security assistance to Ukraine until the country moved forward ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-27
  • Who’s Afraid of the IRS? Not Facebook.
    This story was originally published by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. In March 2008, as Facebook was speeding toward 100 million users and ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-27
  • Harvard Alumni Are Turning Up the Heat on Fossil Fuel Divestment
    In late November, hundreds of protesters stormed the field of the Yale Bowl during the annual Harvard-Yale football game, sprinting from both sidelines in the final minutes of halftime. Chanting “fossil fuels have got to go” as well as “OK boomer,” the rowdy crowd, bearing beer cans and vape pens, delayed the game for ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-27
  • Big Oil Wants to Dump More Wastewater Into Rivers. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
    This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. For more than six months, twin brothers Ronald and Donald Schweitzer have watched large amounts of salty wastewater bubble up from the ground in their wheat field. The “saltwater purge” has killed three ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-27
  • Report: John Bolton’s Book Draft Says Trump Conditioned Ukraine Aid on Biden Investigations
    President Donald Trump told his former national security adviser John Bolton that he would maintain a freeze on military aid to Ukraine until the country took steps to open investigations into the Bidens, according to an unpublished manuscript by the former senior trump official. The new details, drawn from draft materials ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-26
  • Trump Says Schiff “Has Not Paid the Price, Yet.” That’s Even More Terrifying Than You Thought.
    President Donald Trump took his war on Rep. Adam Schiff to new heights Sunday morning, tweeting that the Democrats’ lead impeachment manager had not “paid the price, yet, for what he has done to our Country!”
    Shifty Adam Schiff is a CORRUPT POLITICIAN, and probably a very ... read more
    Source: World – Mother Jones 1Published on 2020-01-26
  • Netanyahu indicted in court on corruption charges after dropping immunity bid
    The Israeli prime minister had requested parliamentary immunity after being charged in November. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-28
  • Coronavirus: Hong Kong to slash border travel as virus spreads
    It wants to drastically reduce visits from mainland China, where the death toll has reached 106. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-28
  • Coronavirus: Tales of solidarity from China’s virus-hit Wuhan
    The number of coronavirus cases continues to climb but some in Wuhan are determined to spread cheer. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-28
  • Coronavirus: Death toll climbs to 106 as China tightens measures
    Transport restrictions have been further tightened, with some cities suspending public transport. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-27
  • Auschwitz 75 years on: Holocaust Day prompts new anti-Semitism warnings
    World leaders warn of resurgent hatred, 75 years after the Nazis' Auschwitz death camp was liberated. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-27
  • Iranian aircraft slides onto highway after pilot ‘misses’ runway
    The Caspian Airlines plane carrying 135 passengers ended up in the middle of a public street. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-27
  • Billie Eilish is the big winner at the Grammys
    The 18-year-old wins multiple awards, including best new artist and song of the year. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-27
  • Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 80 as China extends holiday
    The new year holiday has been extended by three days, in an attempt to contain the outbreak. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-26
  • Rockets hit US embassy in Baghdad amid protests
    There are reports that three people were injured when rockets hit the embassy in the Iraqi capital. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-26
  • Early Grammys for Dolly Parton and Lil Nas X
    Stars are collecting awards ahead of the main ceremony, with many paying tribute to Kobe Bryant. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-26
  • In pictures: India marks Republic Day with military parade
    Thousands gather for a parade in Delhi, showing off India's military might and cultural diversity. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-26
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s aunt reappears after six years
    Kim Kyong-hui, once a powerful figure, has not been seen since her husband's execution. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-26
  • Mali: Militants on motorbikes kill 15 troops, officials say
    Gunmen raid a military camp in the centre of the country, as witnesses tell of "complete chaos". ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-26
  • China coronavirus: Road blocks and ghost towns
    A BBC team travels into Hubei province, where the deadly new coronavirus originated. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-26
  • China coronavirus ‘spreads before symptoms show’
    The new coronavirus is said to be infectious during its incubation period, making to harder to contain. ... read more
    Source: World – BBC 2Published on 2020-01-26
  • Millions of children living in fear in Sahel region, UNICEF warns
    As UNICEF publishes its latest report on the impact of violence in the Sahel region on children, we're joined by the organisation's regional director, Marie-Pierre Poirier. Last year, rising violence and insecurity forced almost two million children out of school in west and central Africa alone, putting their futures at risk. In addition, the risk ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-28
  • Israel’s Netanyahu withdraws bid for parliamentary immunity from corruption charges
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he is withdrawing his bid for parliamentary immunity from prosecution on corruption charges. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-28
  • Trump to unveil Middle East peace plan despite accusations of pro-Israel bias
    US President Donald Trump on Tuesday will ignore accusations, led by the Palestinians themselves, of pro-Israel bias and unveil what he says is a peace plan capable of solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-28
  • UN says children are increasingly victims of brutal Sahel violence
    Hundreds of children in the Sahel were killed, maimed or forcibly separated from their parents last year, the United Nations said Tuesday, as a jihadist conflict rages across the region. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-28
  • China coronavirus death toll passes 100 as US, Canada issue travel warning
    The United States warned against travel to China on Monday and Canada issued a more narrow travel warning as the death toll from the spreading coronavirus passed 100, with tens of millions stranded during the biggest holiday of the year and global markets rattled. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-27
  • Germany confirms first case of deadly coronavirus
    Germany has declared its first confirmed case of the deadly coronavirus that broke out in China. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-27
  • ‘Brexit will be a matter of damage limitation’, says EU’s chief negotiator
    The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Monday warned Britain that its departure from the bloc later this week would have “negative consequences” and only ever be an exercise in “damage limitation”. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-27
  • France warns US against pulling troops out of unstable Sahel region
    French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly warned Monday that expected cuts to the Pentagon's African operations would hamper efforts against jihadist groups, especially in the Sahel region. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-27
  • China coronavirus threatens Asia’s tourism industry
    A deadly virus that has prompted travel restrictions in China is sending shockwaves through Asia's tourism industry, which has become increasingly reliant on growing numbers of Chinese visitors. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-27
  • US army investigates mystery plane crash in eastern Afghanistan
    A plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan's Ghazni province Monday, officials said, but it was not immediately clear how many people were on board, or if it was a passenger or military jet. Taliban sources claimed it was a US military aircraft, while American officials said they were still investigating the ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-27
  • VIDEO: A chilling tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp
    More than 1.1 million men women and children – most of them Jews – perished at Auschwitz-Birkenau. It was the largest of the thousands of concentration camps dotting Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II. FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg and Pavel Pieniajek report from the former camp. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-27
  • VIDEO: Moqtada al-Sadr, a powerful symbol of resistance in Iraq
    For months, Iraq has been rocked by anti-government demonstrations, and now a crisis between the United States and Iran. One man stands at the centre of these events: Moqtada al-Sadr, the Shiite cleric who was the big winner of the 2018 legislative elections. FRANCE 24 reports. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-27
  • R&B singer Lizzo wins 3 Grammys as awards show dedicated to Kobe Bryant
    R&B singer Lizzo kicked off the Grammy Awards show on Sunday, dedicating the night to basketball star Kobe Bryant, whose death in a helicopter accident earlier in the day threw a cloud over music's biggest night. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-26
  • Three rockets hit US embassy amidst protests in Iraqi capital
    Three rockets slammed into the US embassy in Iraq's capital on Sunday in the first direct hit reported after months of close calls, as thousands of protesters kept up anti-government sit-ins across the country. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-26
  • French citizens in coronavirus-hit Wuhan ‘to be evacuated by airplane’
    French citizens will be evacuated from the Wuhan area in China that is the centre of a coronavirusoutbreak, French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said on Sunday. ... read more
    Source: World – France24 3Published on 2020-01-26
  • Virus in China affects sports events, Olympic qualifiers
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • Iranian military drone crash lands in southwestern province
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • Trump to unveil his Middle East peace plan amid skepticism
    The Mideast peace proposal is expected to be very favourable to Israel, and Netanyahu has hailed it as a chance to “make history” and define Israel’s final borders. ... read more
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • Hungary: Warning shots fired as migrants try to cross border
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • Israeli, German presidents visit Jewish school in Berlin
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • As US rescues some from virus in China, others left behind
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • 2nd body found after military helicopter crash in Croatia
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • German court to rule on Berlin hostel at North Korea embassy
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • Asian stocks tumble as China virus worries deepen
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • ‘Like I’m trapped’: Africans in China lockdown see no escape
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • Germany confirms 1st case of new virus from China
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • Iran, photos suggest a US-criticized satellite launch looms
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • IS tries to stage comeback amid rising US-Iran tensions
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-28
  • China reports 25 more virus deaths as US prepares evacuation
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-27
  • Will the Bolton bombshell convince Republicans to turn on Trump?
    It seems increasingly likely that the public will soon see evidence that might help discern the truth at Trump’s impeachment trial. Whether or not senators choose to hear it may determine whether voters — and history — will see this trial as legitimate or a farce, Edward Keenan writes. ... read more
    Source: World – Toronto Star 4Published on 2020-01-27
  • Could China’s coronavirus outbreak become a global epidemic?
    WHO chief 'confident' of Beijing's response as Singapore expert says number of cases abroad better gauge of contagion. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-28
  • Macron to Israeli security: ‘I don’t like what you did’
    The French president lost his temper with Israeli security during a visit to Church of St Anne in Jerusalem's Old City. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-28
  • Netanyahu drops request for immunity from corruption charges
    Israeli prime minister says he is withdrawing his bid for immunity hours before Knesset due to hold debate. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-28
  • Russia expels Japanese journalist accused of spying
    In latest sign of strained ties, Moscow accuses reporter of trying to steal information on military, which Japan denies. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-28
  • UN envoy calls for de-escalation as Yemen fighting surges
    Martin Griffiths warns of collapse of peace efforts amid rise in violence between Saudi-UAE coalition and Houthis. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-28
  • US military confirms Afghan crash but disputes plane was downed
    Military spokesman said the jet, believed to be E-11A aircraft, crashed in Ghazni but gave no information on casualties. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-27
  • China virus death toll jumps to 106, nearly 1,300 new cases: govt
    The virus that began in Wuhan late last year continues to spread with China reporting more deaths and more cases. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-27
  • China battles coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates
    Deadly coronavirus believed to have originated in a Wuhan food market continues to spread sparking global concern. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-27
  • Thousands flee northwest Syria as al-Assad pushes towards Idlib
    Syrian government forces backed by Russian air power have stepped up a campaign to recapture Idlib province. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-27
  • Saudi says Israeli passport holders cannot visit ‘for now’
    Response comes after Israel said citizens have the right to travel to Saudi Arabia for religious and business reasons. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-27
  • ‘Doesn’t affect us’: Iraq’s Tahrir Square on Sadr pulling support
    Protesters say sit-ins will continue despite popular Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr's decision to withdraw from protests. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-27
  • Donald Trump plan will ‘finish off Palestinian cause’, PM warns
    US president's 'Deal of the Century' will dash hopes for an independent state, Palestinians say, as ISIL vows attacks. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-27
  • Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on
    More than 1.1 million people, mostly Jews, perished in the camp's gas chambers or from starvation, cold and disease. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-27
  • China coronavirus: All you need to know in 500 words
    A new virus has killed 81 people in China and infected almost 3,000 people, with cases confirmed in several countries. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-27
  • Israel’s settlements: Over 50 years of land theft explained
    More than 600,000 Israelis live in illegal settlements in the West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem. ... read more
    Source: World – Al Jazeera 5Published on 2020-01-27