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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

The Diplomat Powers Loved to Hate – Russian UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Died in New York

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s Ambassador to the United Nations since 2006, died in New York on Monday, one day short of his 65th birthday. Churkin was taken ill “with heart problems” More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Did the US Use Depleted Uranium Munitions in Syria?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In 2015 US Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman John Moore said the US didn’t use depleted uranium munitions in Syria. An article published in Foreign Policy, quoting US CENTCOM More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Trump to Netanyahu “Hold Back on Settlements” – Open to Accept Either One or Two-State Solution

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the White House on Wednesday, to hold back on settlements. Trump also departed from former official U.S. foreign More...

Protestors hold a sign outside the state’s Capitol, in Bismarck, North Dakota., John L. Mone/AP
By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

How will native tribes fight the Dakota Access Pipeline in court?

Monte Mills (TC) : On Feb. 8 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reversed course and issued an easement allowing the installation of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. That decision followed More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Oroville Immediate Evacuation Order Changed to Evacuation Warning

nsnbc : The Butte County Sherriff’s Office decided to reduce the immediate evacuation order for the Oroville Dam spillway incident to an evacuation warning. This means some 188,000 evacuated residents can More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Trump Security Adviser Flynn Resigned – Libya Mastermind Stavridis Discussed as Replacement

nsnbc : U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night after reports over whether he discussed American sanctions against Russia in phone calls with a Russian diplomat before President Donald More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Oroville Evacuation of 188,000 Remains in Place – Massive Work to Secure Dam in Progress

nsnbc : The evacuation of some 188,000 downstream the Lake Oroville Dam on the Feather River remained in place on Monday. Assessing the spillway at the Oroville Dam the evacuation order is likely to rain in place More...

Water levels have been lowered but a rainstorm is expected Wednesday night.
By nsnbc On Monday, February 13th, 2017

180,000 Californians Evacuate over Fears that Oroville Dam Spillway Could Burst

nsnbc : The California Department of Water Resources and an incident team managing Lake Oroville and surrounding counties near Lake Oroville issued an evacuation order for about 188,000 residents. The concern is More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

The lock of love: how leaving padlocks became a modern-day romantic ritual

Ceri Houlbrook (TC) : Cities as distant and varied as Moscow and Manchester, New York and Newport, Beijing and Blackpool all have one striking feature in common. Masses of padlocks, engraved with the names or initials More...

By IMEMC On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

US Citizens File Complaint against Israeli Officials

IMEMC : The Palestinian Information Center (PIC) reported, on Wednesday, that Palestinian and Jewish activists have filed a lawsuit with a US court against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other Israeli More...