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Jeffrey Sachs: Hillary is the Candidate of the War Machine

New York, N.Y. There’s no doubt that Hillary is the candidate of Wall Street. Even more dangerous, though, is that she is the candidate of the military-industrial complex. The idea that she is bad on the corporate issues but good on national security has it wrong. Her so-called foreign policy “experience” has been to support every […]

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U.N.: WikiLeaks Founder Arbitrarily Detained by Sweden, U.K.

Geneva, Switzerland. Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks website, which published confidential diplomatic information, has been arbitrarily detained by Sweden and the United Kingdom since his arrest in London in December 2010, as a result of the legal action against him by both Governments, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention said today. Photo: […]

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Obama Reaffirms Religious Liberty in First Visit to U.S. Mosque

Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama, on his first visit to a U.S. mosque as president, says Americans “too often” conflate Islam with terrorism. U.S. President Barack Obama speaking at Cairo University on June 4, 2009. Photo: Wikipedia. “We’re one American family,” Obama told Muslim-Americans at the Islamic Society of Baltimore. He said the entire Muslim community […]

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U.N. Demands Protection for Child Migrants Flooding into Europe

New York, N.Y. Child protection systems across Europe are completely overwhelmed as the rate of youngsters in the flood of refugees and migrants has soared to one in three compared with one in 10 less than a year ago, the United Nations warned today, calling for strengthened steps to prevent exploitation and abuse. A boy […]

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Iowa Caucuses: Trump Losses Badly, Sanders Doesn’t

Des Moines, Iowa. Senator Ted Cruz defeated billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa’s Republican caucus Monday, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders ended the Democratic contest in a virtual tie. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Photo: Wikipedia. Cruz, a conservative lawmaker from Texas, finished with 28 percent of the vote. That […]

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Op-Ed: Please Don’t Shoot the Messenger, Israel – Ban Ki-Moon

By U.N. Secretary-General Ban-Ki-moon New York, N.Y. In Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, 2016 has begun much as 2015 ended — with unacceptable levels of violence and a polarized public discourse. That polarization showed itself in the halls of the United Nations last week when I pointed out a simple truth: History proves that […]

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U.S. East Coast Digs Out From Record-Breaking Blizzard

Washington, D.C. It will be days before life returns to normal along the U.S. East Coast after a massive winter storm brought blizzards, floods and record-shattering snowfall to tens of millions of people. FDNY Ladder 4 backing up in New York City. Photo: Jim.henderson/Wikipedia. U.S. government offices in Washington are closed Monday for all but emergency employees as […]

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U.N. Calls Out Israel After Reported Take-Over of West Bank Land

New York, N.Y. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for “substantial policy changes on the ground” by Israel, voicing deep concern at reports that the Government has declared of 370 acres in the occupied West Bank south of Jericho as so-called “state land.” Two young residents from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency […]

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Jeffrey Sachs: Hillary is the Candidate of the War Machine

U.N.: WikiLeaks Founder Arbitrarily Detained by Sweden, U.K.

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