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PBC News & Comment: Russia Accuses Turkish Leader of Profiting from IS Oil

Russia ratchets up confrontation with Turkey, says Erdogan and family directly profit from sales of Islamic State oil from Syria…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Russia Accuses Turkish Leader of Profiting from IS Oil

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PBC News & Comment: Top Cop in Chicago is Fired Over Laquan McDonald Coverup

Chicago’s maximum mayor Rahm Emmanuel fires police superintendent for failed coverup of videotaped police shooting of teenager Laquan McDonald…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Top Cop in Chicago is Fired Over Laquan McDonald Coverup

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PBC News & Comment: America’s Drone Strikes Stoke Terrorism, Like Gitmo

Four American drone warriors turn whistleblowers, say drone warfare “has fueled hatred” serves as recruitment tool, “similar to Guantanamo Bay”…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: America’s Drone Strikes Stoke Terrorism, Like Gitmo

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PBC News & Comment: In Response to Paris Attacks, Spies Recommend More Spying

Stoking fears and playing on them, spooks like CIA boss John Brennan demand police state powers and unlimited surveillance…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: In Response to Paris Attacks, Spies Recommend More Spying

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PBC News & Comment: In Response to Friday the 13th Attacks, France Ignores America’s Bitter Lessons

French leader Hollande takes the bait from Daesh, overreacts with Sunday airstrike and 3-month state of emergency, as Obama shows restraint…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: In Response to Friday the 13th Attacks, France Ignores America’s Bitter Lessons

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PBC News & Comment: Supreme Court Will Review Pretextual Texas Abortion Law

Setting the stage for critical vote that could derail abortion rights, Supreme Court agrees to review deceptive Texas abortion restrictions…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Supreme Court Will Review Pretextual Texas Abortion Law

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PBC News & Comment: 8 Supreme Court Justices Embrace “Shoot First, Think Later”

Sonia Sotomayor is lone justice who voted against immunity for trigger-happy cop in Texas who ignored order, shot fleeing suspect….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: 8 Supreme Court Justices Embrace “Shoot First, Think Later”