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Section: US & Canada

    No Direction Home
    May03

    No Direction Home

    For centuries, Europeans saw the bear as an intermediary between the human and animal worlds, promising superhuman might but also threatening descent into the inhuman. Medieval warriors venerated the animal in frenetic rituals, hoping to take on its fearsome power; male bears were said to kidnap and rape young women. Over time, the European bear...

    Detained and Then Deported: U.S. Human Rights Lawyers Barred from Entry into Israel
    May03

    Detained and Then Deported: U.S. Human Rights Lawyers Barred from Entry into Israel

    Columbia University’s Katherine Franke and Center for Constitutional Rights executive director Vincent Warren were also repeatedly questioned about their associations with groups critical of Israel. Two U.S. human rights lawyers were detained Sunday for 14 hours at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport before being deported back...

    The Wall Street Journal Is Upset About Having to Interact With Poor People At the Airport
    May03

    The Wall Street Journal Is Upset About Having to Interact With Poor People At the Airport

    The world’s tiniest violin plays for these affluent flyers who have to wait in less-than-luxurious airport lounges The last few months have not been kind to the airline industry. The main culprit seems to be United Airlines, which has been caught engaging in shady behavior ranging from forcing a mother to carry her toddler during a flight;...

    As Ukraine seeks America’s missiles, it halts its cooperation with Robert Mueller’s probe
    May03

    As Ukraine seeks America’s missiles, it halts its cooperation with Robert Mueller’s probe

    KIEV, Ukraine — In the United States, Paul Manafort is facing prosecution on charges of money laundering and financial fraud stemming from his decade of work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Watch MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell Crack Up as They Discuss Giuliani’s Stormy Daniels Admission
    May03

    Watch MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell Crack Up as They Discuss Giuliani’s Stormy Daniels Admission

    The pair of hosts seemed giddy and baffled by the president’s lawyer’s stunning revelation. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell was responsible for informing his colleague Rachel Maddow late Wednesday night about the latest breaking news in the Stormy Daniels case, and they were both grinning and laughing as they discussed the...

    Rudy Giuliani Contradicts Trump and Says the President Funded the Stormy Daniels Hush Money Payment
    May03

    Rudy Giuliani Contradicts Trump and Says the President Funded the Stormy Daniels Hush Money Payment

    Michael Cohen and the president both said Trump knew nothing about the $130,000 payment. In a stunning departure from President Donald Trump’s own account, Rudy Giuliani, acting as the president’s lawyer, said that Trump himself financed the $130,000 hush money payment to the woman known as Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about an...

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Unpacks the Wild Story of How Ukraine Thwarted Mueller to Win Favor with Trump
    May03

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Unpacks the Wild Story of How Ukraine Thwarted Mueller to Win Favor with Trump

    The country decided to stop participating in the special counsel’s investigation — and then the U.S. government decided to offer military assistance. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow dug into a stunning New York Times story Wednesday that found the Ukrainian government deliberately stopped cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s...

    America’s Collusion With Neo-Nazis
    May03

    America’s Collusion With Neo-Nazis

    Stephen F. Cohen Neo-fascists play an important official or tolerated role in US-backed Ukraine. The post America’s Collusion With Neo-Nazis appeared first on The Nation. …read more Source: The...

    Trump suggests he may intervene in DOJ release of Mueller probe documents
    May02

    Trump suggests he may intervene in DOJ release of Mueller probe documents

    President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that he may “use the powers granted” to him to push for the release of internal Justice Department records relating to the scope of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.“A Rigged System – They don’t want to turn over...

    Putin invites descendants of Sobibor rebellion to celebration marking Nazis’ defeat
    May02

    Putin invites descendants of Sobibor rebellion to celebration marking Nazis’ defeat

    (JTA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited to the Moscow parade commemorating the defeat of Nazi Germany the families of Jewish partisans who rebelled at the Sobibor death camp. Putin’s office invited 12 people related to seven rebels at Sobibor to the Victory Day march May 9 in his nation’s capital. His office is paying...