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U.S. owes black people reparations for a history of ‘racial terrorism,’ says U.N. panel

by Ishaan Tharoor | The Washington post
September 28, 2016
The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues a recent report by a U.N.-affiliated group based in Geneva. This conclusion was part of a study by the United Nations’ Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, a body that reports to the international organization’s High Commissioner on Human Rights. The group of… READ MORE

Homegrown terrorists to target concerts, sporting events, DHS warns

by Rowan Scarborough - The Washington Times
September 27, 2016
U.S.-based terrorists are likely focused on mass killings at festivals, concerts, sporting events and other… READ MORE

Voters more confident in Trump’s health

by LAURAN NEERGAARD and EMILY SWANSON | Associated Press
September 28, 2016
WASHINGTON — The “stamina,” the “look”: A new poll suggests voters are buying in to Donald Trump’s insinuations about Hillary Clinton’s health. They’re ignoring the… READ MORE

OTHER NEWS  From Around The Country

ACLU representing bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami

by Josh Cornfield | Associated Press
September 28, 2016
TRENTON, N.J. — The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday began representing a man accused of setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey and injuring more than 30 people. After judges in both states denied attempts by public defenders to represent Ahmed Khan Rahami, a lawyer for the organization’s New Jersey chapter entered a notice of appearance in… READ MORE

‘Kill White People’ Graffiti Rocks Tampa

by Ashley Yore, Clifton French | ABC Action News
September 28, 2016
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies found graffiti in Hillsborough County at two different locations. One wall was hit along Gornto… READ MORE
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Glenn Beck: I was wrong about Ted Cruz

by Rebecca Savransky | the Hill
September 27, 2016
Glenn Beck says he may have misjudged Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). “For the very first… READ MORE

Billionaire donors led by Soros favor Clinton

Hillary gets the vote from America’s richest citizens. Or at least she’s getting their cash. Former Secretary of State and… READ MORE

Obama’s veto of 9/11 bill faces quick bipartisan override in Congress

Congressional leaders of both parties have vowed a swift override of President Obama’s veto of a bill that would give… READ MORE

Washington state mall shooting: FBI ‘not ruling out terrorism’ as Turkish man arrested over five killed in Macy’s

A 20-year-old Turkish man is expected to appear in court on Monday on charges of killing five people at a… READ MORE

Dead people voting in Colorado

Local officials in Colorado acknowledged “very serious” voter fraud after learning of votes cast in multiple elections under the named… READ MORE

NEWS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD

Five arrested on suspicion of forming European Islamic State cell

Spanish, German and Belgian authorities have arrested five people suspected of forming an “active and dangerous” Islamic State cell and promoting Islamist militancy in the three countries, Spain’s interior ministry said on Wednesday. Four were… READ MORE

Syrian army, insurgents in fierce clashes in southwest Aleppo

The Syrian army and its allies fought intense clashes with insurgents in the opposition-held 1070 Apartments district of southwestern Aleppo… READ MORE

British ambassador to UN accuses Russia of war crimes in Syria

Speaking at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, Matthew Rycroft said the push by the US and Russia… READ MORE

Terror alert in Budapest as huge explosion rocks centre of city – but turns out to be gas blast

A huge explosion has rocked the centre of the Hungarian capital Budapest sparking fears of a terror attack. At least… READ MORE
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