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  1. Economy of Gaza 'on Verge of Collapse' With World's Highest UnemploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Truthdig

    Unemployment rates of 43 percent for Gaza's general population and 60 percent for young people suggest a bleak future for Israel as well as Gaza. The economy of Gaza - assailed by war, poor governance and a joint Israeli-Egyptian blockade - has reached the "verge of collapse" with the coastal strip suffering the highest rate of unemployment in the world.

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  2. Destroying What RemainsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Fishermen and environmentalists fear that the Navy's Northern Edge exercises could endanger critical fish migration paths and habitats. I lived in Anchorage for 10 years and spent much of that time climbing in and on the spine of the state, the Alaska Range.

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  3. Make One More Call To Senators To Stop Fast TrackRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    "Call the Capitol Hill operator at 202-224-3121 and ask to be connected to your senators," urges Johnson. "Or, find the direct number here ."

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  4. Despite Republican attacks, Obama is 'very clear on the lessons of Iraq'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The official Republican talking point on Iraq and the extremist group known as ISIS is that everything would be peachy if only President Obama had continued the policies of George W. Bush. Except not the policy where Bush negotiated a withdrawal timeline and Obama stuck with it.

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  5. The Perplexing Future Of The United States In IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    The fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State over the weekend is leading many experts and politicians to reexamine the role the U.S. is playing in war-torn Iraq. While experts believe a drastic overhaul of policy change might not be needed, certain adjustments can be made to help the Iraqis counter the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL.

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  6. Stephen Cohen: The White House Policy Pivot on RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia on May 12, 2015 Almost two weeks ago, Secretary of State John Kerry went to Sochi. And last week on the The John Batchelor Show , The Nation's Stephen Cohen explained why it mattered: In meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Cohen said, Kerry was signifying that the "White House policy towards Russia during the last year has failed."

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  7. Watch: Jeb Bush and Brotherly LoveRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Progressive

    Jeb Bush has performed a valuable service with his recent missteps and flubs , he's reminded the world of the baggage he willingly carries. I'm not tarring him with the same brush as George W. Bush just because they are brothers.

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  8. Welcomes Two New Staff MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Progressive

    Bill Lueders has won dozens of state and national awards as a reporter for the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, and during his twenty-five years at Isthmus , Madison's alternative weekly. One of Wisconsin's leading investigative reporters, Lueders has regularly broken big stories, including the physical altercation between two Supreme Court justices, and has written a weekly column that ran in newspapers all over the state.

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  9. A Huge Insurance Company Just Ditched All Of Its Coal Investments Because Of Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Citing climate change as a major threat, one of the world's largest insurance companies has pledged to drop its remaining investment in coal assets while tripling its investment in green technologies. At a business and climate change conference held this week in Paris, AXA - France's largest insurer - announced that it would sell a 500 million in coal assets by the end of 2015, while increasing its "green investments" in things like renewable energy, green infrastructure, and green bonds to a 3 billion by 2020.

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  10. All 6 Officers In Freddie Gray Death Indicted By Grand JuryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    It looks like if prosecutors actually want indictments from a Grand Jury, they can get them, at least in Baltimore. The indictments announced Thursday were similar to the charges Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced nearly three weeks ago.

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  11. Here We Go Again: The Debacle That Bites BackRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

    Jeb Bush had a tough time when a female college student told him earlier this month that his brother, George, and his shock-and-awe debacle in Iraq had created ISIS. Jeb winced and did some ducking and covering.

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  12. Duggar Son Admits to Molesting Girls as TeenRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    Josh Duggar, 27, the eldest son in the Arkansas family that stars on the reality series 19 Kids and Counting , has told People magazine that he "acted inexcusably" as a teen after InTouch Weekly magazine reported that he was investigated by police for allegedly molesting five underage girls in 2002-03. "Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret.

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  13. The Trucks, They Will Self-DriveRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Atrios

    While I'm a giant skeptic about self-driving cars transforming our future any time soon, I do think the self-driving truck issue could be a real one. They won't have to be able to go everywhere, but instead run fixed routes.

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  14. World In CHAOSRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Impudent Observer

    It has now become a must statement on Fox News that the sky is falling and CHAOS reigns around the world since Barack Obama became our president. Most scholars of international relations believe the current era of human kind is among the most peaceful in the history of this planet, but Fox News insists that violence is growing due to failure of President Obama to send in the troops in order to reduce violence.

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  15. McDonald's Is ProudRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Impudent Observer

    Thousands of people who have the privilege of working for the McDonald's corporation gathered together at the headquarters of that wonderful organization in Oakbrook, Illinois in order to express their thanks to corporate leaders at the gift of $8 an hour to work. OK, so I lied.

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  16. GOP Blocks Bill to Shine Light on Clandestine Trade DealsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    The contents of the corporate-friendly Trans-Pacific Partnership, the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's trade agenda, will remain shrouded in secrecy after Sen. Orrin Hatch on Thursday blocked legislation that would have increased transparency around the mammoth trade agreement involving 12 Pacific Rim countries. .) and Elizabeth Warren sponsored a bill that would require the president to make the text of trade agreements available to the public before those agreements receive "expedited consideration"-or Fast Track authority-from Congress.

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  17. German Court Set to Consider Evidence from Yemeni Drone Victim for First TimeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    For Further information or to request interviews with either Mr bin Ali Jaber or Reprieve Legal Director Kat Craig, please contact donald.campbell@reprieve.org.uk or clemency.wells@reprieve.org.uk // 00 44 207 553 8161 A court in Germany is set to take evidence from a Yemeni victim of the USA's secret drone programme - following revelations that military bases on German soil play a key role in the strikes. Faisal bin Ali Jaber, an environmental engineer from Sana'a who lost two relatives to a 2012 drone strike, has won the right to have his evidence heard as part of a constitutional claim filed in Germany.

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  18. Equality California Statement on Boy Scouts President's Call to End Ban on Gay LeadersRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Mr. Gates today recognized a simple truth: that BSA's discriminatory ban on gay men as scout leaders is out of step with public opinion and unlikely to withstand further legal challenges. Gay men have always been a part of scouting, both as scouts and as adult leaders, whether they've been open about it or not.

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  19. How States Are Trying To Make Life Harder For The PoorRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    At the beginning of July, a new restriction will go into effect for recipients of welfare in Kansas that will only allow them to withdraw $25 in benefits a day. As Max Ehrenfreund pointed out , given that ATM withdrawals come with a fee and are usually limited to multiples of 20, families will end up losing much of the money they normally receive to paying those charges - money that will go to financial institutions instead.

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  20. Why This Nun Is Willing To Die In Prison To Protest Nuclear WeaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Two white-haired nuns stepped forward and embraced each other tightly. One has been living in a convent in a quiet Philadephia suburb.

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