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Ex-Blackwater guards jailed for killing 14 civilians in Iraq

Blackwater guards jailed Iraq

A former Blackwater security guard was sentenced to life in prison and three others got 30-year terms on Monday in the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007, closing a case that had outraged Iraqis and inflamed anti-U.S. sentiment around the world. The Sept. …

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Accused pedophile Prince Andrew avoids facing trial

Prince Andrew accused pedophile

Allegations that a 17-year-old was forced to have sex with Britain’s Prince Andrew, which prompted a crisis at Buckingham Palace earlier this year, have been removed from a federal court case by a judge in the US. Judge Kenneth Marra ordered Virginia Roberts’s accusations about Andrew, the Duke of York, …

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NSA was spying on everyone decades before 9/11

NSA United States of America seal

Almost 10 years before the September 11 attacks, the US government had been tracking nearly every call made from America to a number of foreign countries – an effort that eventually laid the groundwork for the National Security Agency’s own surveillance. According to a report by USA Today, which cited …

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Snowden: NSA is storing your dick pics

John Oliver Edward Snowden

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden sat down for an interview with comedian John Oliver nearly two years after he leaked classified documents about U.S. government surveillance programs and fled to Russia to escape prosecution. “I do miss my country. I do miss my home. I do miss my family,” Snowden …

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Latin America wants to remove US military bases

US military base Latin America

Leaders from the United States, Canada and Latin America are gathering April 10-11 at the 7th Summit of the Americas to be held in Panama City, Panama, to talk about a variety of issues affecting the Western Hemisphere, including Cuba’s relationship with the United States as both countries thaw out …

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US led ‘War on Terror’ has killed 1,300,000 people

Dust US soldiers

A report by Nobel Peace Prize recipients and other organizations criticized mainstream media for grossly underreporting the death tolls in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The U.S.-led “war on terror” which began Sept. 11, 2001, has left at least 1.3 million people dead – mostly civilians – in 12 years in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, a 101-page …

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5 million Venezuelans sign petition against US aggression and interference

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro

Rejecting what they see as interference in Venezuela’s internal affairs, over five million people across the country have signed a petition demanding that the US president repeals his executive order that declared Caracas an extraordinary security threat. “We have collected more than 5 million signatures and we want to call …

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Saudi airstrike on refugee camp kills 40 in Yemen

An air strike in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition has killed at least 40 people and wounded about 200 at a camp for internal refugees, a human rights group has said. Of the injured, 25 were severely injured in the raids, a spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) …

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Jade Helm: Is the US preparing for martial law or WW3?

Jade Helm

The upcoming Jade Helm exercise, conducted by the US military across seven states has been attacked as a preparation for martial law, but could in fact be part of a much more sinister project. In the past several days, leaked plans for seven-state a US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) exercise in which states …

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US soldiers raped at least 54 Colombian children with immunity

Colombian girls raped by US army

US soldiers and military contractors sexually abused more than 54 children in Colombia between 2003 and 2007, according to a recently released historic document on the country’s conflict. The suspects have allegedly not been prosecuted due to immunity clauses in bilateral agreements. The 800-page independent historic report was commissioned by the Colombian government and rebel …

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