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Damascus denies responsibility for Turkey bombings

Damascus denies responsibility for Turkey bombings | Global politics | Scoop.it
A Syrian minister on Sunday denied accusations that Damascus was behind a bomb attack in a Turkish town that left dozens dead, a day after Ankara blamed supporters of President Bashar al-Assad for the blasts.
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TURKISH LIES, AS THE VICTIMS ARE ALAWITE.

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Hacked Emails Show Hillary Clinton Was Receiving Advice at a Private Email Account From Banned, Obama-Hating Former Staffer

Hacked Emails Show Hillary Clinton Was Receiving Advice at a Private Email Account From Banned, Obama-Hating Former Staffer | Global politics | Scoop.it
As the Smoking Gun and others have reported, a hacker calling himself (or herself) "Guccifer" claims to have compromised the email account of former Clinton aide Sidney Blumenthal, revealing memos that Blumenthal purportedly wrote to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about Benghazi and other matters. What seems to have escaped notice is that Blumenthal, a fierce Clinton partisan in the 1990s, was the orchestrator of a subterranean smear campaign against Obama during the Democratic primary and was specifically spiked by the White House as a potential staffer for Clinton when she became Secretary of State. And he was sending notes to Clinton at a private, non-governmental email address. Did Obama know Clinton was consulting with the guy who tried to kneecap him? Who Is Guccifer, the Hacker Who's Terrorizing Politicos? Who Is Guccifer, the Hacker Who's Terrorizing Politicos? Who Is Guccifer, the Hacker Who's Terrorizing An Illuminati-obsessed hacker is breaking into the email accounts of Washington, D.C.'s… Read more Read more
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'A vote for Hillary is a vote for endless, stupid war', says Assange

'A vote for Hillary is a vote for endless, stupid war', says Assange | Global politics | Scoop.it
Assange said he came to his judgement after 'years of experience' reading 'thousands' of Mrs Clinton's cables which had been passed to Wikileaks by U.S. soldier Bradley Manning.
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FBI Halts State Department Probe into Hillary Clinton's Emails

FBI Halts State Department Probe into Hillary Clinton's Emails | Global politics | Scoop.it
Hillary Clintons claims she did nothing wrong by using her personal email for official business as secretary of state.
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Monsanto Strikes Again: Cartoonist Fired over Pro-Farmer Strip

Monsanto Strikes Again: Cartoonist Fired over Pro-Farmer Strip | Global politics | Scoop.it
Friday was fired a day after the cartoon was published in a local Iowa newspaper.
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"Hopefully my children and my grandchildren will see that this last cartoon published by Farm News out of Fort Dodge, Iowa, will shine light on how fragile our rights to free speech and free press really are in the country.”
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Donald Trump the Last Republican Standing as Kasich Drops Out

Donald Trump the Last Republican Standing as Kasich Drops Out | Global politics | Scoop.it
John Kasich has scheduled a 5:00 p.m. EDT statement in Columbus, Ohio where he is expected to formally announce cancelling his presidential campaign.
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Federal judge opens the door to Clinton deposition in email case

Federal judge opens the door to Clinton deposition in email case | Global politics | Scoop.it
"The deposition of Mrs. Clinton may be necessary," a federal judge said.
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Lawmaker backing Trump: 'He has some work to do' with women

Lawmaker backing Trump: 'He has some work to do' with women | Global politics | Scoop.it
Rep. Marino said Trump will have to "pivot" to women.
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The Donald and the coach, together in Indiana

The Donald and the coach, together in Indiana | Global politics | Scoop.it
Donald Trump and Bobby Knight have found their niche in spouting incredibly offensive things, then doubling down.
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Flashback: Elizabeth Warren Tells a Story About Hillary Clinton, Wall Street and Lobbying | BillMoyers.com

Flashback: Elizabeth Warren Tells a Story About Hillary Clinton, Wall Street and Lobbying | BillMoyers.com | Global politics | Scoop.it
In this 2004 video clip, Warren recounts a meeting she had with first lady Hillary Clinton in the late 1990s and how her position on one bill changed after she became a New York senator.
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Hillary can't win. She's the establishment candidate in year of insurgency.

Hillary can't win. She's the establishment candidate in year of insurgency. | Global politics | Scoop.it
Hillary Clinton is in the establishment candidate in a year of insurgency, dooming her chances in November, says Tribune's John Kass
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Clinton is the political embodiment of the establishment. And that spells serious trouble for her, because the American people are in an insurgent mood, fueled by the holes in their bank accounts, all those jobs Bill Clinton sent overseas with his support of NAFTA, and the rifts in what we once called the common culture. It spreads across class lines like fire in a dry riverbed. It won't stop until the weeds are gone.
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New Evidence of Undiscovered, Mysterious Planet Nine Befuddles Astronomers

New Evidence of Undiscovered, Mysterious Planet Nine Befuddles Astronomers | Global politics | Scoop.it
For the second time this year, world-class astronomers claim to prove the existence of Planet Nine despite being baffled about the planet’s genesis and uncertain of its present location.
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Obama: No TTIP Without EU Membership; British Voters: Do You Promise?

Obama: No TTIP Without EU Membership; British Voters: Do You Promise? | Global politics | Scoop.it
British public support for EU membership falters after President Obama threatens that the country would be placed in the back of the line for trade agreements if they exit Europe.
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Top economist, UN advisor and climate activist: "Clinton is a danger to world peace"

Top economist, UN advisor and climate activist: "Clinton is a danger to world peace" | Global politics | Scoop.it
Hillary Clinton and the Syrian Bloodbath

by Jeffrey D. Sachs

Common Dreams

Sunday, February 14, 2016

In the
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In 2012, Clinton was the obstacle, not the solution, to a ceasefire being negotiated by UN Special Envoy Kofi Annan. It was US intransigence - Clinton's intransigence - that led to the failure of Annan's peace efforts in the spring of 2012, a point well known among diplomats. Despite Clinton's insinuation in the Milwaukee debate, there was (of course) no 2012 ceasefire, only escalating carnage. Clinton bears heavy responsibility for that carnage, which has by now displaced more than 10 million Syrians and left more than 250,000 dead.
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Have Obama’s Supporters Forgotten How Much They Once Disliked Hillary Clinton?

Have Obama’s Supporters Forgotten How Much They Once Disliked Hillary Clinton? | Global politics | Scoop.it
As a presidential candidate, says one political veteran, Hillary Clinton does not offer the country a “fresh start.” “For all of her advantages, she i
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One simply cannot overstate how much ill will there was between the two camps in 2007 and 2008—that historic, down-to-the-wire primary standoff was based not in policy contrasts (good luck recalling the differences in their health plans) but in a deeply personal clash about the meaning and methods of progressive politics.
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To those of you liberals who don't understand the Bernie or Bust movement, allow me to explain it in a way that may be clearer and more detailed than what you are used to hearing.

To those of you liberals who don't understand the Bernie or Bust movement, allow me to explain it in a way that may be clearer and more detailed than what you are used to hearing. | Global politics | Scoop.it
To those of you liberals who don't understand the Bernie or Bust movement, allow me to explain it in a way that may be clearer and more detailed than what
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The injustices that have been allowed to thrive in our country have resulted in the death and suffering of millions of people. We have a climate crisis, we have lead in our water, we have massive income and wealth inequality, and we have millions of people in prison for petty “crimes” who are being used as slave laborers. These are just a small fraction of the injustices which permeate through every aspect of our government.
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Hillary Clinton and Wall Street’s Neoliberal War on Latin America

Hillary Clinton and Wall Street’s Neoliberal War on Latin America | Global politics | Scoop.it
By now it is old news that there is a coup afoot in Brazil and that the right-wing is using extraordinary political measures to overthrow of Dilma Rousseff.
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Kurdish, Yazidi and Arab Women United in Fight Against ISIS

Kurdish, Yazidi and Arab Women United in Fight Against ISIS | Global politics | Scoop.it
The special unit is made up of Yazidi, Kurdish and Arab women from Iraq who decided against fleeing to Europe to fight the radical group at home.
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Empire Files: Business-Backed Clinton Favors 'Death'

Empire Files: Business-Backed Clinton Favors 'Death' | Global politics | Scoop.it
Prominent journalist Abby Martin digged deep into Hillary Clinton’s multimillion-dollar political machine.
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Meanwhile, the real Hillary Clinton is far from being a candidate of the people, the U.S.-based journalist and analyst added. “Clinton is the top pick by corporations to do the real job of any U.S. president... (which is to be) the CEO of the Empire." "They are working hard to keep her on the path to the throne," Martin added.
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Rush Limbaugh: Trump will beat Clinton by 'landslide proportions'

Rush Limbaugh: Trump will beat Clinton by 'landslide proportions' | Global politics | Scoop.it
Limbaugh said he doesn't think people understand why Trump "won this."
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Heritage Foundation leader: Trump camp is open 'to work with us'

Heritage Foundation leader: Trump camp is open 'to work with us' | Global politics | Scoop.it
Jim DeMint said he hopes to fill Trump's campaign "with the right ideas."
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JUST IN: New West Virginia Poll Shows This Democrat Moving To A 7 Point Lead

JUST IN: New West Virginia Poll Shows This Democrat Moving To A 7 Point Lead | Global politics | Scoop.it
The results of a new poll show that this candidate may do very well in the upcoming primary in the state of West Virginia.
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Hillary Clinton Should Concede to Bernie Sanders Before The FBI Reveals Its Findings

Hillary Clinton Should Concede to Bernie Sanders Before The FBI Reveals Its Findings | Global politics | Scoop.it
Millions of Democrats are voting for a presidential candidate linked to an FBI
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Russian Missiles' Global Reach: Does Moscow Need Military Bases Abroad?

Russian Missiles' Global Reach: Does Moscow Need Military Bases Abroad? | Global politics | Scoop.it
Throughout the 20th century, military analysts have considered military bases abroad to be an indicator of a state's power and influence, demonstrating whether or not a country has the right to call itself a great power. Recently, with advances in military technology, Russian politicians and the military have begun questioning this logic.
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In today's world, Zvezda notes, "to solve specific combat objectives, it is enough to create temporary air bases, such the one at Hmeymim." Read more: http://sputniknews.com/military/20160430/1038886500/russian-bases-abroad-analysis.html#ixzz47eSBUfjY
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German Comic: Merkel ‘Filleted Me’ and ‘Served Me Up for Tea’ to Erdogan

German Comic: Merkel ‘Filleted Me’ and ‘Served Me Up for Tea’ to Erdogan | Global politics | Scoop.it
Breaking weeks of silence, the popular German comedian Jan Boehmermann blasted the German Chancellor for placing the whining of a “despot” above freedom of speech in her own country.
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