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WATCH: Obama drowns Donald Trump in a flood of mockery in a brutally hilarious speech 25.10.2020 Raw Story
Former President Barack Obama took the stage in Miami, Florida, for a drive-in rally where people could social distance safely. That didn’t stop Obama from bringing the heat against the president, however. Speaking to a honking crowd, Obama mocked Trump for the overwhelming ignorance and cruelty that has persisted throughout his four years in office. […]
WATCH: Obama drowns Trump in a flood of mockery in a brutally hilarious speech 25.10.2020 Raw Story
Former President Barack Obama took the stage in Miami, Florida, for a drive-in rally where people could social distance safely. That didn’t stop Obama from bringing the heat against the president, however. Speaking to a honking crowd, Obama mocked Trump for the overwhelming ignorance and cruelty that has persisted throughout his four years in office. […]
19 Years After US Invasion, Afghanistan’s Civil War Rages Despite Peace Talks 7.10.2020 Truthout.com
After 19 years and $2 trillion, the U.S. has little to show by way of peace but the amount of bloodshed is ...
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Islamic State expanding globally amid setbacks: US official 18.9.2020 Raw Story
The Islamic State group continues to expand globally with some 20 affiliates, despite being forced out of Syria and the killing of its leaders, a top US counter-terror official said Thursday. The extremist group “has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to rebound from severe losses over the past six years by relying on a dedicated cadre […]
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Republicans drowned out ill veterans begging for help with their ‘Commitment to America’ rally 16.9.2020 Raw Story
Sick veterans, Jon Stewart and a widow stood outside the U.S. Capitol Tuesday, desperately begging leaders to talk to them about their exposure to toxins during their tour in Iraq or Afghanistan. While overseas, soldiers burned trash, paperwork and other items with created a thick, toxic, smoke that has caused cancers in some veterans. The […]
Moria migrants and Greek islanders protest over new camp 12.9.2020 BBC: World
The Greek military has begun construction of new tents, despite opposition from migrants and locals.
’Why didn’t Putin take it?’: Biomedical doctor explains why Russia’s vaccine ‘is a dangerous thing for them to do’ 12.8.2020 Raw Story
Russian President Vladimir Putin bragged that his country has come up with the first coronavirus vaccine and that he has tested it on his daughter, who evidently was diagnosed with the deadly disease. It was eventually revealed that the vaccine is only in the first phase of testing, which is behind where other vaccines are […]
Trump Is Donating Ventilators to Countries That Don’t Need or Can’t Use Them 16.7.2020 Truthout.com
Public health experts said the donations could go to waste or even risk patients' live for the sake of a PR ...
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Why is Trump donating ventilators to countries that don’t need or can’t use them? 16.7.2020 Raw Story
As President Donald Trump came under criticism that his administration had failed to manage the coronavirus pandemic, he cited one area of success: his plan to donate thousands of ventilators to other countries. “Now we’re the king of ventilators,” Trump told reporters on April 18. White House officials have pushed the U.S. Agency for International […]
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Did Trump order the Russian bounty story cut from John Bolton’s book? 8.7.2020 Raw Story
When former national security adviser John Bolton stepped down in September 2019 (or was fired, depending), he cited a disagreement with President Trump about Afghanistan. Specifically, Bolton pointed to an argument with the president about Trump’s proposal to invite Taliban leaders to Camp David for peace negotiations a few days ahead of the Sept. 11 anniversary. […]
Trump’s a traitor — and the Russian bounty scandal is the final straw 4.7.2020 Raw Story
The first story of the rest of Donald Trump’s life was published last Friday in the New York Times, revealing that the Russian intelligence agency known as the GRU has been paying bonuses to Taliban fighters to kill Americans, and that this intelligence had been reported to Trump and had been known at least since […]
Letters to the Editor: The Russian bounty scandal raises a terrible question: Is Trump a traitor? 3.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

With the Russian bounty scheme, the United States faces a crisis worse than anything in Watergate.

As Russian bounty scandal unfolds, remember this: Robert Mueller found plenty of collusion 3.7.2020 Raw Story
Although Donald Trump now claims the whole thing is a “hoax” — his favorite term to discredit any story that’s true — the president was clearly told by intelligence officials that Russia was paying bounties to Afghan fighters to kill American troops. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that Trump was briefed and there was […]
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An obvious explanation for Trump’s subservience to Putin is staring us in the face 3.7.2020 Raw Story
Although Donald Trump now claims the whole thing is a “hoax” — his favorite term to discredit any story that’s true — the president was clearly told by intelligence officials that Russia was paying bounties to Afghan fighters to kill American troops. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that Trump was briefed and there was […]
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‘Trump is owned by Putin’: President accused of ‘literal treason’ after bombshell NYT report on Russian assassination unit 27.6.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump was harshly criticized on Friday after a bombshell New York Times report on Russia offering bounties for the killing of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. “American intelligence officials have concluded that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing coalition forces in Afghanistan — including targeting American troops […]
'I had a prosthetic leg fitted last week, now I'm walking 10km' 11.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Ex-Warwickshire batsman Andy Moles had his left leg amputated 10 weeks ago, but that is not stopping him walking 10km for charity.
Coronavirus pandemic will drive 60 million people will into extreme poverty: World Bank 21.5.2020 Raw Story
A new report finds that as many as 60 million people could be reduced to living on less than $2 a day as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. This article was originally published at Salon “The pandemic and shutdown of advanced economies could push as many as 60 million people into extreme poverty – erasing much of […]
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Coronavirus: Six killed in clashes at Afghanistan food aid protest 9.5.2020 BBC: World
Clashes erupt after people complain about a perceived failure to help the poor during the pandemic.
US, China block UN resolution in spat over WHO handling of pandemic 30.4.2020 Raw Story
The United States and China remained at loggerheads Thursday over a UN Security Council draft resolution calling for a 90-day humanitarian pause in conflicts worldwide in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. The stalemate — over a mention of the World Health Organization — leaves little hope of a quick vote as the Security Council […]
Coronavirus: Five of the countries most at risk from famine in 2020 22.4.2020 BBC: World
As the World Food Programme warns of the worst crisis since WWII, which countries are most vulnerable?
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