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News from North America, Wednesday 20th March 2013

Bloomberg: “Tea Party leaders have established a super-political action committee that will counter political strategist Karl Rove’s effort to get Republicans to nominate candidates he views as electable. The Real Conservatives National Committee has been set up to fund voter-identification efforts and grassroots organizing designed to support candidates favored by the anti-tax Tea Party leaders […]

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News from North America, Thursday 14th March 2013

Huffington Post: “Democratic Congressman Steve Israel told HuffPost Live’s Jacob Soboroff Wednesday that the budget proposal put forth by Rep. Paul Ryan is “extremist” and that the U.S. House of Representatives is controlled by far-right Tea Party members.” Reuters: “Corporate leaders from the defense, technology, energy and banking industries told President Barack Obama on Wednesday they […]

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News from North America, Wednesday 13th March 2013

The Guardian: “Legal and medical experts are questioning the decision of a judge in Colorado to allow James Holmes, the suspected gunman in the Aurora cinema shooting, to be tested with a “truth serum” should he plead not guilty by reason of insanity.” HSDL: “Today, the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing […]

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News from North America, Friday 8th March 2013

Guardian: “North Korea has vowed to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States, amplifying its threatening rhetoric hours before at the UN security council voted to impose new sanctions on Pyongyang for a recent nuclear test.” CNN: “U.S. authorities regard Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, 47, as a core member of al Qaeda — present with the group’s leadership […]

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News from North America, Monday 18th February 2013

The Guardian: “The battered credibility of the Guantánamo trials has been further dented by revelations of hidden microphones, intelligence service interference with court proceedings and protests from lawyers who say the US military is preventing a proper defence of the alleged organisers of the 9/11 attacks. The increasingly chaotic pre-trial hearings for the alleged mastermind […]

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News from North America, Monday 28th January 2013

CNN: “The United States is intensifying its involvement in Mali, where local and French forces are battling Islamic militants. It will support the French military by conducting aerial refueling missions, according to the Pentagon, which released a short statement Saturday following a call between Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.” […]

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US Tracker 30.10.12

The Root: “In an interview with The Root, Mark Potok, one of the country’s leading experts on hate groups, said that the day after President Obama was elected there were so many new people expressing interest in white supremacist groups that websites for some of those groups actually crashed.” The Root examines how white supremacists […]

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