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Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors 18.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial refused Friday to release the names of jurors, saying he has received threats and fears for their safety as well.
Brennan says Trump worked with Russians and now he's desperate 16.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Former CIA Director John Brennan said that President Trump yanked his security clearance because his campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 election and is now desperate to end the special counsel's investigation.
What Happens When a Pipeline Runs Afoul of Government Rules? 14.8.2018 Truthout.com
Federal authorities halted work on the massive Mountain Valley Pipeline this month after failing to follow protections.

The post What Happens When a Pipeline Runs Afoul of Government Rules? appeared first on Truthout.

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Is There a Cult of Trump? 14.8.2018 Truthout.com
Trump as a leader and his loyal followers exhibit "culting" behaviors, says cult expert Dr. Milton J. Bennett.

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The city ranked as the most liveable in the world 14.8.2018 BBC: Business
It's the first time a European city has topped the rankings of the Economist Intelligence Unit survey.
Sessions’s “Religious Liberty Task Force” Sanctifies Discrimination 10.8.2018 Truthout.com
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has turned religious freedom into an instrument of discrimination.

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Chicago’s Violence Is Fueled by Neoliberalism 9.8.2018 Truthout.com
Rahm Emanuel's neoliberal policies have left Chicago neighborhoods devastated.

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Does the First Amendment protect blueprints for 3-D printed guns? 7.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Are the blueprints for these guns protected speech? Or is this just another avenue to loosen regulations on guns?
YouTube, Apple and Facebook ban Infowars, which decries 'mega purge' 6.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Alex Jones' Infowars site accused the companies of censorship. Apple said, "We believe in representing a wide range of views, so long as people are respectful to those with differing opinions."
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Venezuela detains 6 in failed drone attack aimed at Maduro 6.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The government alleged that opposition factions conspired with assailants in Miami and Bogota, although they offered no specific evidence. Opposition leaders decried Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for broadly singling out his political opponents.
Who Chooses Abortion? More People Than You Might Think. 3.8.2018 Truthout.com
Safe access to abortion should be part of health care.

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Minnesota joins lawsuit challenging 3D-printed plastic guns 3.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Attorney General Lori Swanson says access to 3D-printed guns is a "significant public safety risk," and the guns are untraceable for law enforcement. She argues that state and federal laws prohibit certain people from possessing guns, including people diagnosed with a mental illness and felons.
Trump wants to revoke security clearances of ex-officials who've criticized him 24.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says former CIA Director John Brennan and others have "politicized and in some cases monetized their public service and security clearances."
Kavanaugh could tip Supreme Court against gun control laws 23.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
If confirmed, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will likely steer the court toward broader gun rights.
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Maria Butina was in contact with Russian intelligence, feds say in new documents 18.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Russian woman charged this week with serving as an unregistered agent also "offered sex" in exchange for a job in an organization she targeted, prosecutors allege.
Transcript: Obama's speech at the 2018 Nelson Mandela annual lecture 18.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The former president spoke in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Here is the full transcript.
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Memo to the President Ahead of Monday’s Summit 15.7.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Ray McGovern and Bill Binney have written an open letter to President Trump ahead of Monday’s summit.  With Friday’s indictments of Russian intelligence officers, Ray McGovern and Bill Binney have written an open letter to President Trump making clear that…Read more →
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Clinging to Collusion: Why Evidence Will Probably Never Be Produced in the Indictments of ‘Russian Agents’ 14.7.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
The indictment of 12 Russian ‘agents,’ which included no collusion with Trump’s team, is essentially a political and not legal document because it is almost certain the U.S. government will never have to present any evidence in court, reports Joe Lauria. …Read more →
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Evidence Will Probably Never Be Produced in Indictments of ‘Russian Agents’ 14.7.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
The indictment of 12 Russian ‘agents,’ which included no collusion with Trump’s team, is essentially a political and not legal document because it is almost certain the U.S. government will never have to present any evidence in court, reports Joe Lauria. …Read more →
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Once militantly anti-abortion, evangelical minister now lives 'with regret' 12.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
After decades working to block access to clinics, the Rev. Rob Schenck says he had a change of heart and sees abortion as an issue that should be resolved by "an individual and his or her conscience."
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