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PBC News & Comment: Women’s Flotilla to Gaza Illegally Interdicted by Israel

Col. Ann Wright and 12 women cruising toward Gaza were detained in international waters by Israeli gunboats, no injuries or deaths reported….--in West Bank, illegal Israeli settlers ordered by Supreme Court to exit threaten mass confrontation

--Obama administration “strongly condemns” new settlement plans, only 3 weeks after increasing aid to Israel by $500 million per year

--so far, US has not apologized for drone strike in Afghanistan last week that killed at least 15 civilians

--international donors pledge $15 billion in aid to Afghanistan despite rampant corruption

--civil suit over torture will require testimony from top CIA officials

--former Tunisian captives describe “electric chair” used in torture at Salt Pit prison in Afghanistan

--Bogdan Dzakovic, TSA whistleblower, explains the retaliation he faced for trying to expose 9/11 airline security failures

--questions linger about who ordered Yahoo to snoop in all emails, and on what legal basis

--Fox News Food Fight! Trump plays Hannity off against Megyn Kelly

--in California, candidates for open Senate seat debated, and almost nobody was watching, as Calbuzz reports

--campaigning for Hillary, Bill Clinton “gaffes” by offering honest criticism of Obamacare, Shadowproof reports

--near Pittsburgh, 7-year-old girl goes to school after finding her parents dead from drug overdoses