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The Roman Catholic Church in San Diego will pay nearly 200 million dollars in damages to more than 100 victims of sexual abuse by members of the clergy.
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The United States and Canada have scoffed at a submarine expedition that planted a Russian flag on the seabed under the North Pole.
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DICTATORSHIP: You have two cows. The government takes both and drafts you
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MAD Magazine compares the war in Iraq to previous wars
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...7. Drug abuse is bad, but the drug war is worse...
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Most American young people can't find Iraq on a map, even though U.S. troops have been there for more than three years...
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How Americans’ growing appetite for sushi is helping to support his controversial church
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The drug war, and the hard-nosed zealots who wage it, have reached new lows in Massachusetts.
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Can you guess what the "war on drugs" and the "war on terror" have in common? The answer is easy. They are both escalating around the world, and in the US as well. Our government is not winning either of these wars, and they do not wish to win them. The reason for this is because the government started these wars in the first place.
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The Unsolved Mystery of the Oklahoma City Bombing
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The results of tests, performed at the BKA laboratories, showed that "significant" portions of the work, especially the fourth volume, were written with a ballpoint pen. Since ballpoint pens were not available before 1951, the BKA concluded those sections must have been added subsequently.
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Terrance Yeakey was the first OKC police officer on the scene after the bombing at the OKC Murrah Building...Officer Yeakey was found brutally tortured and murdered the day after he called his ex wife informing her that the Feds were on his tail and he was going to attempt to lose them.
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The Socialist Equality Party will run candidates for federal and state office in the 2006 US mid-term elections. The SEP will campaign in as many states as possible to build a mass political movement in opposition to the two parties of the ruling elite and big business, the Democrats and Republicans.
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Local police say there's nothing they can do and are notoriously vague and nonchalant about his welfare or whereabouts, according to friends who have called them to express alarm over his sudden disappearance.
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As we close this year, a year in which we were pummeled by the Iraq war, attacks on our civil rights and Mother Nature’s fury of hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis, there is no shortage of reasons to feel bruised and beaten. But to start the new year with a healthy determination to keep on fighting, we need to reflect on the good things that happened.
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"I think we ought to nuke North Korea right now just to give the rest of the world a warning."
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1. Fiddling While Rome Burns...
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We take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
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An attorney's decade-long search for justice in his brother's murder finally yields fruit — and breaks through a mass of lies and coverup in the OKC bombing.
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Imagine that the classic lone gunman could be Mark David Chapman. And if so, you may be as mind-controlled by system hype as he was that Monday night at 10:50 pm, December 8, 1980, just one month after Ronald Reagan was elected president.
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Sometimes people in law enforcement will hear it whispered that I'm a former cop who favors decriminalization of marijuana laws...But no, I don't favor decriminalization. I favor legalization, and not just of pot but of all drugs...
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Simply put: Thanksgiving is the day when the dominant white culture (and, sadly, most of the rest of the non-white but non-indigenous population) celebrates the beginning of a genocide that was, in fact, blessed by the men we hold up as our heroic founding fathers.
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As European-American settlers pushed westward in the late 18th century and through the 19th century, land theft of a massive scale ensued. In 1830, the 23rd Congress of the United States passed the "Indian Removal Act," legitimizing the land greed of the white settlers and resulting in the death or displacement of countless Native Americans.
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The federal response to Katrina sent a clear message: You're on your own. Hurricanes are just the beginning, though. There are plenty of other disasters - natural and technological - you can look forward to dealing with.
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Elephants may pay homage to the bones of dead relatives in their home ranges, a study of the creatures’ responses to skulls and ivory suggests.
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The members of a peaceful freedom-fighting group want no part of neo-cons running the imperialistic U.S. government. Plan to secede from the U.S. gaining momentum in the fiercely independent Green Mountain state.
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This historic event will be the first statewide convention on secession in the United States since North Carolina voted to secede from the Union on May 20, 1861.
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"This country is long overdue in recognizing that not only have we lost the war on drugs, but we have squandered billions of dollars and untold numbers of lives..."
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...Elections. Controlled means of persuading the powerless to stand in line and prove their gullibility...
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Chomsky, who was underwhelmed by the honour, beat off challenges from Umberto Eco, Richard Dawkins, Vaclav Havel and Christopher Hitchens to win the Prospect/Foreign Policy poll.
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A former police chief wants to end a losing war by legalizing pot, coke, meth and other drugs
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The "war on drugs" has evolved into a war on weed. Billions of dollars spent, tens of thousands incarcerated, and marijuana is still as popular as ever.
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About 1,400 children are killed by firearms each year, according to CDC estimates. It's not known how many of those are killed by guns left around the house, the researchers said.
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The land transfer is being made to satisfy judgments in a lawsuit in which the immigrants had said that Casey Nethercott, the owner of the ranch and a former leader of the vigilante group Ranch Rescue, had harmed them.
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A U.S. District Court judge in Salt Lake City, Utah, has ordered the Oklahoma City FBI office to turn over unredacted copies of all documents currently at issue in a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit involving additional evidence and the names of additional conspirators in the Oklahoma City bombing case.
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The United States as a whole is moving in the direction of its two most populous states, California and Texas, where members of racial and ethnic minorities account for more than half the population, according to the Census Bureau.
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In Unprecedented Move, DEA Seeks Private Security Forces to Protect and Destroy Drugs
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What we don't remember, what many of us never really considered, was that this was a mass political action that had no leaders, no apologists, no internal critics. The Watts riot was a spontaneous act of a people who had been oppressed, emasculated and impoverished for too long. It didn't matter if the man being arrested was guilty or not. It didn't matter if the police stood out in the street and said to go home. Who cared what they said or what their laws said? Who cared about property that would never be ours?
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Documents from the FBI and other federal agencies involved in the OKBOMB case support their claims that the FBI failed to arrest all the persons involved and that political considerations played a role in deliberately limiting the investigation to Tim McVeigh, Terry Nichols and Michael Fortier n even though the agencies repeatedly assured bombing victims and the public that all persons involved would be brought to justice.
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The profit margins for major traffickers of heroin into Britain are so high they outstrip luxury goods companies such as Louis Vuitton and Gucci, according to a study that Downing Street is refusing to publish under freedom of information legislation.
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We need to assert our allegiance to the human race and not to any one nation.
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The Kryptos sculpture incorporates a coded message made up of thousands of letters punched through a nearly 4 meter (12ft) high copper scroll. Though it was installed where only CIA agents and cryptographers could see it, amateur code-breakers have worked away on transcripts posted on the CIA's website.
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Estimated number of U.S. intelligence reports on Iraq that were based on a single defector : 100 - Number of times the defector had ever been interviewed by U.S. intelligence agents : 0 - Amount for which George W. Bush successfully sued Enterprise Rent-A-Car in 1999 : $2,500
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