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Kazakhstan's new online safety tool raises eyebrows 22.7.2019 BBC: Technology
Kazakhstan's government security certificates could open up "secure" web traffic to inspection.
Tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt urges Iran to release Stena Impero 20.7.2019 BBC: World
Footage emerges of the moment Iranian forces captured the British-flagged Stena Impero in the Gulf.
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Sudan crisis: The ruthless mercenaries who run the country for gold 20.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Accused of widespread abuses, the Rapid Support Forces sprang from "Janjaweed" militias linked to genocide in Darfur.
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What can be done about Scotland's drugs crisis? 17.7.2019 BBC: Health
Experts back five ways of trying to halt Scotland's rising toll of drug-related deaths.
Planned Parenthood to defy Trump abortion referral rule 17.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Federally-funded family planning clinics, including Planned Parenthood, are defying the Trump administration's ban on referring women for abortions.
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Trump-Omar feud intensifies over racism, patriotism 16.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Following a day of dueling press conferences and withering accusations of racism on one side and unpatriotic hatred on the other, the Trump-Omar standoff continues.
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Fariba Adelkhah: French-Iranian academic 'arrested in Iran' 15.7.2019 BBC: World
France calls on the Iranian authorities to "shed full light" on Fariba Adelkhah's situation.
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15 States Have Already Taken Steps to Make the Electoral College Obsolete 15.7.2019
Momentum is growing among state legislatures to award electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote.
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A Mississippi politician denied access to a female reporter. What is the ‘Billy Graham rule’ he cited? 15.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Robert Foster, a first-term Mississippi state representative running for governor, declined to allow a female reporter to cover a campaign trip — that is, unless she brought a male colleague with her.

Foster said in a tweet that the rejection resulted from a pledge he made to his wife that he would...

Voters Don’t Want Democrats to Be Moderates. Pelosi Should Take the Hint. 13.7.2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should be attacking Trump, not AOC.
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Border Patrol Agents Are Passing Around a Coin Mocking Care for Migrant Kids 13.7.2019
The coin appears to poke fun at the fact that many border agents are now caring for and processing migrants.
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The Five: A dancing bird, a beach read and an anthem for losers 10.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
MPR senior producer Stephanie Curtis lists five things you should read, watch, listen to or experience.
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Today: Shooting Themselves in the Foot?  10.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Democratic presidential candidates’ primary promise on healthcare for the undocumented is out of step with likely general election voters.


Shooting Themselves in the Foot?

With a hard left turn, Democrats are risking election backlash on an issue of raw emotional and political sensitivity...

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ICE uses facial recognition to sift state driver's license records, researchers say 9.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Some of ICE's efforts target undocumented immigrants who have legally obtained driver's licenses, says Alvaro Bedoya of Georgetown Law's privacy and technology center.
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As Congress Stalls, States Are Countering Digital Deception 8.7.2019
Here is some of the legislation confronting online political manipulation at the state level.
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Why there's more to the Northern Ireland bill than meets the eye 8.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Abortion rights, same-sex marriage and a no-deal Brexit could all come into play during debate on the bill.
Acting homeland security secretary defends border conditions 8.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Trump's immigration policy.
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Ayn Rand’s Legacy of Unifying Social Cruelty 7.7.2019
Trump is not the only Republican who mistakenly envisages himself as an Ayn Rand hero.
Why this photo of a politician with Malala is being criticised 6.7.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
Quebec Education Minister Jean-François Roberge posted the photo on Twitter on Friday.
The Nonprofits and Businesses Making Millions From Detaining Migrant Children 5.7.2019
Here are the 61 vendors making money from migrant children operations.
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