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'This Can't Be Happening': An Oral History Of 48 Surreal, Violent, Biblical Minutes In Washington

On Monday evening, over the course of 48 minutes, Donald Trump put on a show that may have changed America, yet again.

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11:53am PDT - June 3rd, 2020

Stephen Colbert slams Trump's hypocritical Bible photo op

The U.S. has been engulfed in widespread protests over the past week, as thousands take to the streets to demand an end to racism and police brutality. The country is desperate for moral leadership, and for compassionate, effective steps to addressing these i…

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12:28am PDT - June 3rd, 2020

Trump’s Finger on the Martial Law Trigger

Giving the military total power would be a political nuclear bomb, provoking more unrest than we have now. The post Trump’s Finger on the Martial Law Trigger appeared first on The American Conservative.

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9:01pm PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Here's the real problem with Trump's ominous Insurrection Act threat

The domestic use of the military could absolutely become a problem. But the president’s rhetoric — and that of his supporters — is, at least for now, of equal concern.

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12:38pm PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Mass Protests Turn the Powerful Into Conspiracy Theorists

The "outside agitator" narrative delegitimizes mass anger in a way that's politically convenient.

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8:41am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Taiwan targets truth not justice as it investigates darker times

Justice commission modelled on bodies in South Africa and South America probes killings during years of martial law.

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5:12pm PDT - May 25th, 2020

Trump's emergency powers worry some senators, legal experts

“Somebody needs to look at these things,” one senator said.

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5:43am PDT - May 16th, 2020

How a Japanese-American physics teacher helped pioneer women's boxing

Hamaguchi started with a registration form workaround, took her case to the ACLU and ultimately paved the way for women's Olympic boxing.

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7:58am PDT - May 15th, 2020

'You need to use a heavy hand': Former tennis world number one backs Duterte plan to SHOOT anyone flouting Covid-19 lockdown

Chilean former tennis world number one Marcelo Rios has suggested people should be shot for violating coronavirus lockdown rules as he backed the no-nonsense approach of Filipino strongman leader Rodrigo Duterte. Read Full Article at

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4:16am PDT - May 15th, 2020

'Role model': Pakistan's Hazara woman packing a punch

Kulsoom Hazara has won medals at national and international karate tournaments, inspiring young Pakistanis.

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9:08pm PDT - May 14th, 2020

As Philippines evacuates 200,000 ahead of Typhoon Vongfong, emergency shelters set to struggle with pandemic social distancing

Authorities in the Philippines began the risky but necessary process of evacuating tens of thousands of people as Typhoon Vongfong bore down on the island nation, which is already grappling with the coronavirus pandemic. Read Full Article at

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4:06am PDT - May 14th, 2020

China reports 16 new coronavirus cases amid fears of second wave

Also on Monday, 15 new asymptomatic cases were reported in the country taking the total number of cases to 760, the NHC said.

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9:16pm PDT - May 11th, 2020

Liberators of the Netherlands in 1945, today Canada's Armed Forces are eclipsed by Dutch military

From the perspective of military capability for defence, peacekeeping and disaster-relief operations, the tide in 2020 has effectively turned between liberator and liberated, writes Robert Smol.

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1:00am PDT - May 4th, 2020

Philippine Leftists Arrested for Violating Quarantine for May Day

Police arrested over 50 leftist activists in Manila on Friday for "illegal assembly" when they rallied en masse, violating coronavirus quarantine restrictions against large gatherings.

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12:24pm PDT - May 1st, 2020

Coronavirus lockdown strikes fear among Manila's poor

Unprecedented move threatens livelihoods and health of millions of Metro Manila residents living below the poverty line.

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6:13pm PDT - March 13th, 2020

Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus pandemic (WATCH LIVE)

US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, unlocking additional powers and funding for disaster response and getting FEMA involved in the efforts to curb the disease. Read Full Article at

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12:33pm PDT - March 13th, 2020

Here's What Trump Can Do in a Coronavirus National Emergency

The Stafford Act allows the Trump administration to throw around plenty of cash, but it doesn’t let the president do anything truly crazy — like postpone the 2020 election or suspend the rule of law.

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11:02am PDT - March 13th, 2020

How Hawaii’s Japanese Population Was Spared Internment During World War II

On March 13, 1942, Roosevelt issued an order that could have led to the internment of 160,000 persons of Japanese descent from Hawaii

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9:30am PDT - March 13th, 2020

Chelsea Manning hospitalized after suicide attempt

Manning has been detained since May for refusing to answer questions from a grand jury in Virginia looking into the release of documents to WikiLeaks.

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5:43pm PDT - March 11th, 2020

Pakistan's Women's March: Shaking patriarchy 'to its core'

Young activists and their older counterparts explain why they are uniting to fight for women's rights in Pakistan.

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9:45am PDT - March 8th, 2020

'Message is clear': China jails Hong Kong publisher Gui Minhai

Damage to the publishing industry in Hong Kong is complete, say critics, after Minhai sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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4:43am PST - February 28th, 2020

Myanmar to court-martial more troops over Rohingya crackdown, army says

Myanmar's army said in a statement on Friday it would hold more court-martials over alleged abuses against Rohingya Muslims, after a government-appointed commission said soldiers committed war crimes against the minority.

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5:11am PST - February 21st, 2020

Assange's fate hangs in balance as UK court considers U.S. extradition bid

Almost a decade after his WikiLeaks website enraged Washington by leaking secret U.S. documents, a London court will begin hearings on Monday to decide whether Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States.

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11:18pm PST - February 20th, 2020