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U.S. owes black people reparations for a history of ‘racial terrorism,’ says U.N. panel
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
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
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
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
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies found graffiti in Hillsborough County at two different locations.
One wall was hit along Gornto… READ MORE
Glenn Beck: I was wrong about Ted Cruz
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