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American Pastor Who Helped Uganda Create ‘Kill The Gays’ Law Will Be Tried For Crimes Against Humanity

American Pastor Who Helped Uganda Create ‘Kill The Gays’ Law Will Be Tried For Crimes Against Humanity | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
National embarrassment Scott Lively finally lost his last appeal and will now face crimes against humanity charges.
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Oregon Becomes The Focus Of Efforts To Expand Background Checks For Guns

Oregon Becomes The Focus Of Efforts To Expand Background Checks For Guns | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Fresh off a victory in Washington state, a leading gun control group backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is hoping to make Oregon its next prize in a campaign to require gun sales to go through universal background ...
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With opposition research, Democrats look to define GOP candidates

With opposition research, Democrats look to define GOP candidates | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
Pushed up against the basement wall of the Democratic National Committee headquarters stands a drab, four-drawer file cabinet -- an infamous reminder of political opposition research pressed to the criminal extreme.
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Sheldon Silver, New York Assembly Leader, Is Arrested on Graft Charges

Sheldon Silver, New York Assembly Leader, Is Arrested on Graft Charges | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
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Whether it's Washington or Albany politics is ruled by money and corruption.
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Feds finish investigation, file no charges against Darren Wilson

Feds finish investigation, file no charges against Darren Wilson | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
The Justice Department and the FBI have completed their investigations into the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri Aug. 9. No charges against the police officer Darren Wilson have been filed.
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China denies suggestions it stole designs for new U.S. fighter

China denies suggestions it stole designs for new U.S. fighter | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
China has strenuously denied it stole designs for America's next generation fighter jet, calling the accusations "baseless."
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Saudi Arabia Arrests Man Who Filmed Woman’s Public Beheading

Saudi Arabia Arrests Man Who Filmed Woman’s Public Beheading | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
Video of a woman being beheaded in the street by Saudi Arabian officials has gotten someone arrested: the person who took the video.
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How to win an Oscar: Be a white man

How to win an Oscar: Be a white man | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
As ever with the self-congratulatory tedium fest that is the announcement of the Oscar nominees, the only thing people are really interested in are the snubs. Which tortured performance has been overlooked? Which epic drama forgotten? Which hilarious script has fallen on deaf ears?
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New York Post, United Press International Twitter Accounts Hacked, Fake Stories Posted

New York Post, United Press International Twitter Accounts Hacked, Fake Stories Posted | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
The two popular news outlets were hacked by unknown hackers on Friday, much to the behest of the owners
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Moroccan Man Murdered In 'Islamophobic' Attack In France

Moroccan Man Murdered In 'Islamophobic' Attack In France | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
A Moroccan man was stabbed to death in his own home in southern France in what a Muslim group called a "horrible Islamophobic" attack the week after France was rocked by the Charlie Hebdo killings....
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White House backs no punishment in CIA-Senate flap

When President Barack Obama was asked in August about the CIA's decision to examine Senate-used computers as part of an investigation of a possible security breach, the president said it was "clear" that the actions showed "very poor judgment."...
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Of course not.
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Black National Guardswoman finds police using brother's mug shot during target practice

Black National Guardswoman finds police using brother's mug shot during target practice | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
Valerie Deant was at the range for weapons training when she found bullet-ridden pictures of her brother and other black men, NBC Miami reports
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Friend of Saudi blogger: He isn't in good condition

Friend of Saudi blogger: He isn't in good condition | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
A friend of a blogger who has been punished with 1,000 lashes in Saudi Arabia reacts to the country's postponement of the flogging.
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Senator to Hospitals: Stop Suing Poor Patients

Senator to Hospitals: Stop Suing Poor Patients | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
Prompted by an investigation by ProPublica and NPR, Sen. Charles Grassley asks a Missouri nonprofit hospital to explain why it seizes the wages of thousands of its patients.
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At Sentencing, Journalist Barrett Brown Expresses Regrets & Condemns Criminalization of Journalists

At Sentencing, Journalist Barrett Brown Expresses Regrets & Condemns Criminalization of Journalists | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
In a case which dragged on for well over two years, journalist Barrett Brown was sentenced to five years and three months in prison by a court in Dallas.
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The government is throwing journalists in jail. That is what they do in a dictatorship. Wake up, America. Our rights are under attack on an unprecedented level. Do you want to wake up someday and get dragged out your home accused of expressing anti-government sentiments?
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GOP rep.: Keep minimum wage low ‘for minorities’ who aren’t worth more than $7 an hour

GOP rep.: Keep minimum wage low ‘for minorities’ who aren’t worth more than $7 an hour | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
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Saudi Arabia Postpones Flogging Again

Saudi Arabia Postpones Flogging Again | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it

Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi is undergoing a brutal sentence of 1,000 lashes over the next 20 weeks, but is expected to have his second round of beatings suspended for the second week in a row. A medical committee found he is unfit to undergo the punishment on health grounds and recommended the flogging stop, according to Amnesty International. "Raif Badawi is still at risk, there is no way of knowing whether the Saudi Arabian authorities will disregard the medical advice and allow the flogging to go ahead," Amnesty's regional deputy director said. Badawi is serving a 10-year sentence for criticizing Saudi Arabia's clerics.

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The Nightly Show: The President doesn't give a "**ck"

The Nightly Show: The President doesn't give a "**ck" | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
Larry discusses the 2015 State of the Union address and the image and legacy of President Obama with panelists Jon Lovett, David Remnick, Amy Holmes and Godfrey.
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Worker dies at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant

Worker dies at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
Death at site of nuclear accident comes as another worker is killed at nearby Fukushima Daini plant
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Zombie cookies: How Verizon Wireless’s ‘supercookies’ make it even harder to avoid being tracked online

Zombie cookies: How Verizon Wireless’s ‘supercookies’ make it even harder to avoid being tracked online | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
Online advertising placement company Turn used the "supercookies" to re-spawn its own trackers.
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Green party outlines plan for basic citizen’s income for all adults

Green party outlines plan for basic citizen’s income for all adults | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
Natalie Bennett says payment to replace unemployment benefit would ensure no one lived in fear of losing their home
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Worth discussing. Not sure it's an answer. Every able bodied individual should work. And they should be paid a living wage. Exceptions, obviously, would be stay-at-home parents.

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Anti-police protests at San Francisco train stations lead to arrests

Anti-police protests at San Francisco train stations lead to arrests | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
Roughly 200 activists tried to overtake two San Francisco transit stations Friday morning to protest what they call police brutality and to bring attention to what they say are unfair charges against 14 activists accused of blocking rail service two months ago.
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Niger Protesters Burn Churches In Second Day Of Charlie Riots

Niger Protesters Burn Churches In Second Day Of Charlie Riots | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
After five people were killed a day before, protesters in the West African country set fire to churches.
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Blood On Their Hands: The Racist History of Modern Police Unions

Blood On Their Hands: The Racist History of Modern Police Unions | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
Police unions have always played a powerful role in defending cops\u2014no matter how brutal and racist their actions.
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Poll: Most New Yorkers Disapprove of Cops Who Turned Backs on Mayor

Poll: Most New Yorkers Disapprove of Cops Who Turned Backs on Mayor | Fight Against the Two-Party System in America | Scoop.it
69% of voters, regardless of race, said they disapproved of the protest against Mayor Bill de Blasio
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