‘Mindless murdering savages’: Border agent used slurs before allegedly hitting migrant with his truck

State of the Nation

Source: MSN In November 2017, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Matthew Bowen fumed about the humane treatment his agency was expected to give migrants who had illegally crossed into the country. “PLEASE let us take the gloves off trump!” he texted another agent who, at the time, was facing criminal charges for shooting an unarmed Mexican …

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China ‘Will Never’ Join Arms Control Deal with the U.S. and Russia

The Military Industrial Complex

Source: MSN China has dismissed the possibility of entering into negotiations for a trilateral arms control deal alongside the United States and Russia, highlighting that the former has failed to uphold its international commitments anyway. At a press briefing Monday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang warned of “growing instabilities and uncertainties in the field of …

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Federal judge sides with House Democrats over subpoena for Trump’s financial records

State of the Nation

Source: MSN A Washington, D.C.-based federal judge has sided with House Oversight Committee Democrats seeking to enforce their subpoena of Trump accounting firm Mazars USA, in a major ruling that breathes new life into Democrats’ ongoing efforts to probe the president’s financial dealings. The subpoena seeks access to a slew of Trump financial documents dating …

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The Puerto Rican Town Left to Stew in Toxic Waste

New World Order Puerto Rico

Source: Earther In the six months since Hurricane Maria, 67-year-old Aileen Román Rodríguez has struggled to rebuild, to re-establish her routine, and to regain a sense of security. Her one-story, concrete-walled home in the seaside town of Arecibo remains largely uninhabitable. Up and down Rodríguez’s street, other residences appear abandoned and rundown. But Rodríguez’s community …

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