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Advocates For Father And Son Imprisoned In Iran Appeal To UN For Help

16 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? A lawyer representing two American citizens imprisoned in Iran appealed to the United Nations on Tuesday to intervene on behalf of his clients. In a 27-page petition submitted to the U.N. Working Group On Arbitrary Detention,...Show More Summary

French voters in the U.S. have no use for Le Pen

(Paul Mirengoff) Here is how the vote among French citizens living in the United States went in the presidential election, according to a post I saw on Facebook that cited an official government source: Macron: 51 percent Fillon: 25Show More Summary

American's detention an act of 'flailing' N. Korea leader: Haley

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, on Monday called the detention of a US citizen by North Korea a display of muscle-flexing by the country's "flailing" leader. Kim Sang-Duk, or Tony Kim, was arrested Saturday at Pyongyang's...Show More Summary

With New Poll Showing Bernie Sanders Is The Most Popular Politician In America, Could He Be President In 2020?

A new Harvard-Harris survey shows what many Democrats already know, and that is that Bernie Sanders is the most popular politician in the United States. In the poll, 60 percent of American citizens have favorable views of the senator. Show More Summary

Alleged Cybercriminal Extradited To Brooklyn For Click Fraud

Italian citizen and alleged cybercriminal Fabio Gasperini was arraigned in a Brooklyn federal court on Friday, one day after he was extradited to the United States from the Netherlands for charges related to computer hacking, wire fraud, and money laundering. He pled not guilty and was remanded at the Brooklyn federal court. [ more › ]

U.N. says 82 aid workers killed in South Sudan's three-year war

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A United Nations official said on Wednesday 82 aid workers had been killed in South Sudan's civil war and the number of its citizens displaced by the fighting now stands at 3.5 million.

Do I Have to File an FBAR If I’m Not a U.S. Citizen?

The Bank Secrecy Act may require you to file a FinCEN 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), even if you are not a U.S. Citizen. The FBAR must be filed annually by all “United States Persons”, which includes U.S. citizens, U.S. residents, and certain entities. The FBAR must be filed if your […]

Dubai, the World’s Vegas

I feel strange admitting this now, so soon after watching that horrific video of a bloodied senior citizen being dragged through the aisle of a United jet, but I actually enjoy air travel. It’s not just that I don’t mind it; I anticipate it with fondness. Show More Summary

Donald Trump’s nomination as an unintended consequence of Citizens United

The biggest surprises of the 2016 election campaign was Donald Trump winning the Republican nomination for president. A key part of the story is that so many of the non-Trump candidates stayed in the race so long because everyone thought Trump was doomed, so they were all trying to grab Trump’s support when he crashed. Show More Summary

Men convicted of killing US tourist in Israel charged in US

Two Palestinian men convicted in Israel of murdering a U.S. citizen who was hiking near an Israeli archaeological site could face charges in the United States if they're ever released … Click to Continue »

“Political Parties and Candidates Dominated the 2016 House Elections While Holding Their Own in the Senate”

New CFI analysis: Perhaps it is time to stop bemoaning the weakness of political parties in financing federal elections. The prevailing opinion is that since the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in Citizens United v. FEC, “outside groups” accepting unlimited contributions … Continue reading ?

Take The City Nature Challenge 2017!

Which city in the United States has the most nature? The City Nature Challenge 2017 (April 14 - 18) will help reveal the answer! The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is celebrating National Citizen Science Day (April 15) and Earth Day (April 22) by rallying all Angelenos to get out into nature, snap photos of local wildlife, and share your observations. [ more › ]

More Family-Based Immigrants in Australia & Canada than in the United States

The United States’ immigration system favors family members over workers.  About two-thirds of all green cards issued annually are to immigrants whose qualification for being here is their relationship to American citizens or other green...Show More Summary

“Experts” Warn Border Wall Will Harm 800 Species

Today’s fear-mongering is provided by an interesting source, which surely has a stake in making sure that Mexican citizens are allowed to enter the United States unlawfully whenever they want

During World War II, America Accidently Bombed Switzerland

Michael Peck Security, Europe On April Fool’s Day, no less. On the first of April, 1944, the United States committed an act of war against the nation of Switzerland. Though it was April Fool’s Day, the citizens of the Swiss town of Schaffhausen found nothing funny about sixty tons of high explosive descending without warning on their heads. Show More Summary

Everything you need to know about a Tomahawk missile

Following a chemical attack on Syrian citizens by their own government, President Trump ordered a Tomahawk missile strike on a Syrian air base. The 59 Tomahawks cost the United States over $80 million dollars. … Click to Continue »

E.J. Dionne Defends Gorsuch Filibuster Citing Bush v. Gore, Citizens United, and Shelby County

Regardless of your views, E.J.’s piece shows how these election law cases have really been seared into the consciousness of political aware folks. … Continue reading ?

Dems Who Oppose Garland on Citizens United Have No Problem Taking Planned Parenthood Cash

As the confirmation vote arrives for Judge Neil Gorsuch there is a mad last hour grasp by Senate Democrats. The zeal to prevent a wildly capable judge from getting approved for the Supreme Court has gone into overdrive. Democrats have...Show More Summary

Bipartisan bill would end warrantless border searches of US persons' data

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Under the Protecting Data at the Border Act, devices "belonging to or in the possession of a United States person" (a citizen or Green Card holder) could no longer be searched at the border without a warrant. Agents would no longer be able to deny US persons entry or exit on the basis of a refusal to allow such a search (but they could seize the equipment). (more…)

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