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The NSA has carried out systematic surveillance against more than 100 heads of state.
Even as Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is imposing brutal cuts in city workers’ pensions and health benefits, he is handing out at least $62 million in city revenues to private consultants.
A Welsh government spokesman hypocritically declared, "We are committed to reducing the number of cancelled operations across Wales.”
A recent audit of the city’s Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department has revealed that many of the agency’s vehicles are inoperable or unfit for service.
The unstated agenda is to deliberately create a crisis atmosphere in order to claim that the only way out is an assault on the basic social “entitlement” programs.
St. Louis police released a video depicting the shooting Tuesday of 23-year-old Kajieme Powell, just ten days after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown that led to mass protests in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri.
The vicious execution of the American journalist has been seized upon as the pretext for launching new US wars of aggression in the Middle East.
The killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown and other recent police shootings evoked an angry response from workers and young people across the US.
Israeli air strikes killed another 26 in Gaza Thursday, including three top Hamas leaders.
The defence minister has signalled a new stage in the revival of German militarism.
The shift reflects the government’s inability to push through key measures, while exposing the fraud of claims by Labor and the Greens to oppose the thrust of the budget.
The entire Jardeleza affair reveals the colonial-level control which Washington exercises over Philippine politics, over Manila’s legal case against China in particular.
The Ukrainian army has expanded its offensive against the rebel-controlled cities of Luhansk and Donetsk, fighting house-to-house battles with rebel groups.
Alpha Natural Resources plans to lay off approximately 1,100 coal miners and support staff at 11 affiliated coal mining operations in southern West Virginia by mid-October.
By ending the strike, the heath unions have demonstrated that they function as agents of the government against workers.
A 33-story luxury building under construction will have a separate back entrance for those who live in its “affordable” apartments.
A famed illusionist (Colin Firth) is brought in to expose a young clairvoyant (Emma Stone), but instead begins to have doubts about his own rationalistic world-view.
The actual financial hit of BoA is far less than the $16.7 billion price tag touted by the Obama administration.
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New reports continue to expose worsening economic conditions for millions.