Tag: Politics

Naomi Klein: Climate Movement Is Growing Even More Ambitious as U.S. Goes Rogue & Exits Paris Accord

– The United States has refused to sign on to a G7 pledge saying the 2015 landmark Paris climate accord is “irreversible.” On Monday, the U.S. said it would not join the six other member nations in signing on to the pledge. This comes after President Trump announced he was pulling the U.S. out of […]

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Top U.S. & World Headlines — June 9, 2017

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Oscar López Rivera on NY Puerto Rican Parade Controversy & Why He Doesn’t Need an Honor to March

– Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López Rivera, who was imprisoned for about 35 years, joins us for his first broadcast interview in New York City since he was freed on May 17, 2017. His visit coincides with the city’s long-standing Puerto Rican Day Parade. This year’s organizers chose to honor López Rivera as the […]

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Marcy Wheeler: James Comey Planned His Dramatic Testimony Release to Undercut GOP Smear Campaign

– Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee today on whether President Donald Trump pressured him on more than one occasion to end a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Comey, fired by Trump last month, released his planned opening statement on Wednesday. In his statement, he alleged […]

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Top U.S. & World Headlines — June 8, 2017

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Sabal Trail Pipeline Spills (Part 2/6): Drilling Fluid/Diesel Fuel Leaking onto Public Road

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Attackers in Tehran Kill 12 & Injure Dozens More as U.S. Deliberately Worsens Iran-Saudi Relations

– A pair of attacks in Iran’s capital Tehran this morning left 12 people dead and dozens more injured. The attacks on the parliament building and the tomb of the republic’s founder, Ayatollah Khomeini, are the worst attacks in Tehran in decades. The attackers opened fire and took a number of hostages before all four […]

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Comey tried to avoid talking to Trump alone: reports

Circa National Security Correspondent Sara Carter weighs in on reports former FBI Director James Comey didn’t want to be left alone with President Trump. source

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NSA Contractor Charged for Leak After Intercept Exposé Reveals Russian Cyberattack of 2016 Election

– A military intelligence contractor has been arrested and charged with leaking a top-secret NSA report to the media that reveals Russian military intelligence conducted a cyberattack on at least one U.S. voting software company just days before last November’s presidential election. The charges were announced after The Intercept published part of the NSA report […]

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Republican Prosecutor Seeks to Beat Civil Rights Lawyer in Race for Philadelphia District Attorney

– We continue our coverage of the Philadelphia district attorney’s race with Republican nominee Beth Grossman, a prosecutor with more than 20 years’ experience serving in every unit in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. Grossman is a fourth-generation Philadelphian who says she is committed to seeking justice and improving the quality of life for all […]

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Meet Larry Krasner: Civil Rights Attorney, Death Penalty Opponent & Democratic Philly DA Candidate

– Will a defense attorney with a long record of standing up to prosecutors and police soon head one of the nation’s busiest district attorney offices? We speak with civil rights attorney Larry Krasner, who is considered the front-runner in the race to become Philadelphia’s next district attorney after he overwhelmingly won the Democratic primary […]

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Two Years After Kalief Browder’s Suicide, His Brother Recounts Horrifying Ordeal at Rikers

– Today marks two years since Kalief Browder took his own life in 2015 at the age of 22, after being held in jail for nearly three years without trial for a crime he did not commit. In November, we spoke with Akeem Browder, Kalief’s older brother. He is the founder of the Campaign to […]

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Muslim Ban Language ‘Wiped Out’ From Trump Campaign Website (May 10, 2017 Headlines)
Muslim Ban Language ‘Wiped Out’ From Trump Campaign Website (May 10, 2017 Headlines)

Trump Forgets To Delete Campaign Tweet Of Banning Muslims, U.S. To Send More Troops To Afghanistan, Chaos Erupts On Southwest Airlines + More. #SUBSCRIBE Hundreds of workers at the Department of Energy’s Hanford nuclear site in Washington state had to “take cover” Tuesday morning after the collapse of 20-foot-long portion of a tunnel used to […]

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block On Donald Trump’s Travel Ban | MSNBC
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block On Donald Trump’s Travel Ban | MSNBC

A federal appeals court in Virginia voted 10-3 to uphold one of two bans on enforcing President Trump’s executive order restricting travel from six predominately Muslim countries. NBC’s Pete Williams reports. » Subscribe to MSNBC: About: MSNBC is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary and informed perspectives. Reaching more […]

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Sebastian Gorka Destroys Fake News Host Cuomo Over Travel Ban
Sebastian Gorka Destroys Fake News Host Cuomo Over Travel Ban

How sweet it is. Gorka makes several excellent points that Chris Cuomo side steps multiple times. Gorka points out that Chris Cuomo took no issue with Obama’s choices to pick these countries for extra scrutiny. He also tries to get Cuomo to explain how it could possibly be a Muslim ban when the two most […]

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Conservative Fourth Circuit Blocks Trump’s Muslim Ban
Conservative Fourth Circuit Blocks Trump’s Muslim Ban

We need your help to keep providing free videos! Support the Majority Report’s video content by going to Majority Report Contributor Michael Brooks is hosting the show for Sam Seder today. In this clip, we watch legal scholar Jonathon Turley appear on MSNBC to express what an unexpected ruling this was, as the Fourth Circuit […]

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Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate Muslim travel ban
Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate Muslim travel ban

President Donald Trump’s administration asked the US Supreme Court on Thursday to reinstate its controversial ban on travelers from six Muslim majority nations, despite repeated setbacks in the lower courts. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Watch CGTN Live: Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): Download our APP on Google Play (Android): Follow us on: […]

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Trump Uses London Attack to Call for SCOTUS to Back Travel Ban Blocked by Multiple Courts
Trump Uses London Attack to Call for SCOTUS to Back Travel Ban Blocked by Multiple Courts

– Following the attacks in London on Saturday night, President Trump launched a tweet storm calling for the United States to impose his proposed Muslim travel ban, which would prohibit all refugees and citizens of six majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. On Thursday, the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to revive his […]

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