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Wormwood Recap: An Amazing Stroke of Luck

Added: 15.12.2017 19:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

The narrative gears of Wormwood click into place in a tremendously satisfying way with “The Forbidden Threshold,” which drills deep into a single line of inquiry surrounding Frank Olson’s death while also layering on a deeper context about the U.S. government’s culpability in biological warfare. The whole episode revolves around ...

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Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth control

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A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that could significantly reduce women's access to free birth control.
Judge Wendy Beetlestone issued the injunction, temporarily stopping the government from enforcing the policy change to former...

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Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth control

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A federal judge issued the injunction, temporarily stopping the government from enforcing the policy change to former President Obama's health care law.

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White House sends mixed signals on U.S. Winter Olympic participation

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U.S. Olympic Committee is not a government organization, so White House has no role in decision on whether U.S. sends a team to the Olympics.

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Coalition govt reached in Austria signals shift to right

Added: 15.12.2017 16:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

BERLIN (AP) — Conservative and nationalist parties in Austria reached a deal on Friday to form a new coalition government that will shift the country to the right and make 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz Europe’s youngest leader. Kurz’s conservative Austrian People’s Party finished first in the country’s Oct. 15 election. It then embarked on coalition talks [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Twitter users tell FCC chair Ajit Pai to 'kill himself' after net neutrality vote

Added: 15.12.2017 16:28 | 0 views | 0 comments


Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is facing backlash online after the government agency voted  Thursday to repeal landmark Obama-era rules that were designed to ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape The plan had not been popular leading up to the vote, with at least one poll from the University of Maryland finding more than 80 percent of respondents opposed the proposed repeal of net neutrality rules ahead of the vote.

From: www.yahoo.com

An Outsider's View Of How the U.S. Treats Its Most Vulnerable

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Philip Alston is the United Nations' special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. He speaks with NPR's Kelly McEvers about a report he is compiling on how the United State's most vulnerable are treated by the government.

Tags: EU, Government
From: www.npr.org

25 EU nations forge pact to integrate their defence might

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December 16, 2017 5:00 AM
BRUSSELS • European Union nations, now unfettered by Britain's decision to quit, achieved a 70-year-old ambition to integrate their defences, launching a pact between 25 EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces together.

From: www.straitstimes.com

'Bad news for our enemies': EU launches defense pact

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European Union nations, now unfettered by Britain's decision to quit, achieved a 70-year-old ambition on Thursday to integrate their defenses, launching a pact between 25 EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces together. European Council President Donald Tusk deemed the move "bad news for our enemies". First blocked by the French parliament in the 1950s and later by Britain, which feared creation of an EU army, the pact aims to end the squandering of billions of euros by splintered defense policies.

From: www.yahoo.com

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