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Russia Has Right to Expel CIA Successor NGO - Former US Analyst

Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern claims that US hypocrisy was on full display when it condemned Russia for daring to ban NED, a descendant of the CIA with a history of undermining foreign countries under the guise of promoting democr...

Cop Who Shot Man in Head Pleads Not Guilty to Murder, Judge Sets $1M Bail

An Ohio judge set bail for the former University of Cincinnati campus police officer charged in the shooting death of Samuel Dubose at one million dollars on Thursday, the day after a grand jury indicted him for murder and video of the officer shooting the unarmed man in the head went public.

Iranian City Approaches Record for World's Hottest Day

Residents of the Iranian city of Bandar Mahshar were eager to reach a deal that would give them relief from the heat Thursday, when the air there felt like 154 degrees, factoring in the humidity.

Controversial Cyber Spying Bill CISA Unlikely to Rear Ugly Head Until Fall

Senate talks about the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) will likely be pushed back until the fall now that efforts to discuss the controversial bill before next month's recess have stalled.

Greece Could Miss Out on New Bailout Funds From IMF

IMF may not be able to extend funds to debt-ridden Greece until the end of the year.

Cost of US Nuclear Delivery Systems Soared 40% in a Single Year

The amount of money spent on US nuclear delivery systems soared by 40 percent in 2014 over the previous year, a GAO report says.

Chimpanzees May One Day Have Rights - New York Judge

Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe stated in a ruling that while Chimpanzees would not be granted the same rights as humans, modern history has shown that this might soon change.

Taliban Appoints New Leader, Peace Talks With Kabul in Jeopardy

Following the announcement of the death of Taliban founder Mullah Omar, the group has selected Omar’s longtime deputy to replace him as supreme leader.

FBI: Sexual Abuse of US Children Close to ‘Epidemic Level’

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation says despite their best efforts, huge numbers of children across the US are being sexually exploited. The rate of abuse is reaching “epidemic” proportions.

Well That’s Embarrassing: Israel May Be Indirectly Giving Weapons to Iran

Israel has repeatedly expressed its opposition to the Iran nuclear deal, citing fears of an attack. But Tel Aviv may be inadvertently supplying Tehran with its own military technology, thanks to a deal between Tehran and the Chinese government.

UK Needs More Staff to Deal with Asylum Seekers, Not Fences - NCP

General Secretary of the New Communist Party of Britain Andy Brooks claims that the United Kingdom needs to increase the number of employees involved in dealing with an influx of asylum seekers and economic migrants, instead of wasting money on creating fences.

MH370: Jet Debris Found in Indian Ocean Headed to France for Analysis

As it appears increasingly likely that the debris found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean belonged to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the newly discovered piece will be flown to France for analysis by French air accident authorities.

Innocent Man Who Spent 17 Years in Jail Shot Dead in Chicago After Release

A wrongfully imprisoned man who spent 17 years behind bars for a murder he did not commit has been shot and killed, three years after his release.

Terrorist’s Path: From Turkmenistan to Syrian War

Terrorists fighting in Syria and Iraq on the side of various extremist groups, including ISIL and the Nusra Front, come from all over the world. A Sputnik reporter met with a militant from Turkmenistan, who was taken prisoner, to ask him why he had decided to leave his peaceful life at home and join the war in Syria.

Mexican Court Approves Drug Lord El Chapo's Extradition to United States

Mexico’s Attorney General’s office has received a court order to extradite drug lord Joaquin Guzman to US.

Contractors Play Growing Role in US Drone Attacks - Investigation

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism said that hundreds of private contractors were aiding the US military and Special Operations forces to analyze drone intelligence used to target terrorist groups.

New Sanctions Not Related to Russia's UN Vote on MH17 Tribunal - US Embassy

The US Embassy in Moscow dismissed claims that the expansion of sanctions could be related to Russia's blocking the UNSC draft resolution on MH17 tribunal.

Bernie Sanders: We Need Medicare for All, Not Cutbacks That Will Kill Our Seniors

The 50th anniversary of Medicare is a reminder that this program needs to be stronger to meet today's challenges. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Maryland Representative Donna Edwards joined the rally celebrating the 50th anniversary of Medicare in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

10 Stunning Photos of Climbers Suspended from Bridge Blocking Shell Oil Vessel from Heading to Arctic

Greenpeace activists in Portland are blocking Shell’s icebreaker ship. Thirteen Greenpeace climbers remain suspended below the St. John’s Bridge, blocking the Shell Oil vessel‘s route out of Portland, Oregon, for more than 24 hours.Show More Summary

Why Russia Shut Down NED Fronts

Exclusive: The neocon-flagship Washington Post fired a propaganda broadside at President Putin for shutting down the Russian activities of the National Endowment for Democracy, but left out key facts like NED’s U.S. government funding, its quasi-CIA role, and its plans for regime change in Moscow, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry The Washington Post’s descent into…

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