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PBC News & Comment: American Women Strike, Protest on International Women’s Day

In latest act of resistance to Trump and his dark agenda of devolution, women nationwide skip work, protest extreme policies….–NSA lawyers investigate and smear journalist Jason Leopold in response to FOIA lawsuit over inspector general reports

–Senators Whitehouse and Graham demand copies of any FISA filings related to wiretaps of Trump, campaign

–tech companies scramble to patch code that CIA has exploited, revealed in WikiLeaks release

–Vault 7 data includes tools to mask IP addresses

–Joint Chiefs of Staff accuse Russia of treaty violations in missile deployment

–stiff opposition to GOP healthcare cuts from conservative and less conservative republicans

–doctor groups and hospitals oppose changes to healthcare system

–Hawaii beats Washington state, first to file lawsuit against revised travel ban

–revised executive order cites honor-killings for further study, a coded anti-Muslim effort

–proposed budget cuts for Coast Guard and FEMA show the security concerns claimed by Trump are proxy for racist immigration crackdown

–recruits for Trump Wrecking Crew at EPA are all dedicated to decimating EPA

–in latest setback, judge declines to halt Dakota Access Pipeline

–at Guantanamo, military judge orders CIA torture team to testify about destruction of torture videotapes

–we got a brief message from former CIA agent Sabrina DeSousa, who was just pardoned by Italy over conviction for Milan kidnap caper

–new report shows increase in exonerations, and racial bias in wrongful convictions

–in latest military sex scandal, website run by Marines had gallery of photos of nude female Marines, with lots of raunchy comments

–in election that deals landslide re-election to Mayor Garcetti, L.A. voters tax themselves to fund homeless programs for 10 years