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International Tribunal Gives Monsanto the Ax

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“Most opinion tribunals have had a considerable impact, and it is now accepted that they contribute to the progressive development of international law.” —International Monsanto Tribunal Advisory Opinion, The Hague, April 18, 2017

On Tuesday, April 18, representatives of the Organic Consumers Association and our Regeneration International project gathered

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Tibetan Women’s Soccer Team Denied U.S. Visa, Now Going to Canada

Sixteen players of a Tibetan women’s soccer team, who were denied U.S. visas to participate in a tournament in Texas owing to the Trump administration’s new immigration laws, are now travelling to Canada to play a tourney, the team’s coach said April 18.

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The team is based in Dharamsala, India.

“Our

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This is the Deportation People were Worried About!

Federal agents ignored President Trump’s pledge to protect from deportation undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children by sending a young man back to his native Mexico, the first such documented case, a USA TODAY examination of the new administration’s immigration policies shows.

After spending an evening with his girlfriend in Calexico,

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IRS Hires Private Debt Collectors

You won’t just be receiving a call from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) moving forward, but also from debt collectors. The tax collection agency has contracted out the task of pursuing unpaid taxes.

The IRS announced earlier this month that it has hired four debt collection agencies to get

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Scores of Palestinian Prisoners in Israel Conducting Hunger Strike

Palestinian prisoners and detainees are staging a mass open-ended hunger strike to protest their conditions in Israeli prisons.

Protesters hold up portraits of Palestinians detained in Israeli jails during a demonstration in Gaza City to show support to the prisoners who launched a hunger strike on April 17, 2017.

Israeli authorities say approximately 1,100

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Woman Tries to Escape Forced Saudi Marriage on Flight to Australia, Is Caught and Immediately Returned to Kingdom

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Activists feared Friday for the safety of a young Saudi woman they say was returned to the kingdom against her will, in a case highlighting tight restrictions on women.

VIDEO Saudi woman’s fear: ‘They will kill me’.

Dina Ali Lasloom, 24, intended to flee to Australia to escape a

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Leaked Files Indicate NSA had Tools to Hack World Banking System

A huge range of security weaknesses, said to be worth over $2m if sold on the black market, have been leaked online.

The NSA is facing criticism for not sharing details of the security flaws with Microsoft

The tools are said to have been created by the US National Security Agency (NSA), and accompanying

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Arkansas Pushing 7 Executions in 7 Days

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Lawyers for seven Arkansas inmates scheduled to die this month because a key execution drug will soon expire went to federal court Monday to argue that the state’s aggressive plan raises the risk that their deaths will be cruel and unusual.

A view of the “lethal injection chamber” at New Bilibid Prison, the Philippines

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40 Cyber Attacks Linked to CIA hack Tools

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Past cyber attacks on scores of organizations around the world were conducted with top-secret hacking tools that were exposed recently by the Web publisher Wikileaks, the security researcher Symantec Corp (SYMC.O) said on Monday.

That means the attacks were likely conducted by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. The files posted by WikiLeaks

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U.S. Bans 8 Muslim Majority Nations from Carrying Select Electronic Devices on Flights

The Trump administration has banned airline passengers from eight Middle Eastern and North African countries from carrying large electronic devices.

Trump Signs another executive order banning certain electronics from “certain” nations aboard flights to U.S.

No American carriers are impacted by the ban, which involves any device larger than a mobile phone.

The ban

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Monsanto Takes a hit Over UN-Sealed Court Documents Revealing Cancer Risk

The reputation of Roundup, whose active ingredient is the world’s most widely used weed killer, took a hit on Tuesday when a federal court unsealed documents raising questions about its safety and the research practices of its manufacturer, the chemical giant Monsanto.

Jasper Juinen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bottles of Roundup weed

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Judge is Fired and Resigns Over Rape Comments in Court

WATCH Below: Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould reacts to the resignation of Justice Robin Camp.

A judge who asked a sexual assault complainant in a trial why she couldn’t keep her knees together is resigning.

justice camp with wife and daughter, The daughter of Justice Robin Camp, who says she has been raped herself,

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Trump Seeks to Investigate Possibility that Obama Tapped his Phone

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump, a day after leveling a widely disputed allegation that President Barack Obama had ordered the tapping of his phones, demanded a congressional inquiry into whether Mr. Obama abused the power of federal law enforcement agencies before the 2016 presidential election.

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Americans May Soon Need Visa to Travel to Europe as Visa War Ramps up

Americans should be forced to apply for visas to travel to Europe, the European Parliament has said, in response to Washington refusing to allow all Europeans to travel to the States visa-free.

The US requires nationals from five EU countries to apply for visas Credit: 2002 Getty Images/Joe Raedle

The vote by

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Trump Administration will Straight up Ignore Trade Rulings at its Descretion

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is preparing to ignore any rulings by the World Trade Organization that it sees as an affront to U.S. sovereignty, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing a report prepared by officials.

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The draft document, due to be sent to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, marks

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Swedish Telecom’s Refuse to Block Pirate Bay

Last week’s landmark ruling compelling a Swedish ISP to block The Pirate Bay won’t spread quickly, despite copyright holders’ wishes. Telecoms giant Telia says that the ruling does not apply to them, so connectivity to the site will continue unless a court orders otherwise. Copyright holders are assessing their options.

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Trump Fires Attorney General for Disobeying Orders

President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night after she refused to defend his immigration order and touched off a major drama in the opening days of his presidency.

“The acting Attorney General, Sally Yates, has betrayed the Department of Justice by refusing to enforce a legal order designed to

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Terrorist Groups Laud Travel Ban as Victory

Jihadist groups on Sunday celebrated the Trump administration’s ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, saying the new policy validates their claim that the United States is at war with Islam.

Protesters are surrounded by police officers and travelers as they pass through an exit of Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport

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Pence Speaks at Anti-Abortion Rally, says “Life is Winning Again” Probable Push to Reverse Roe Vs. Wade

Vice President Mike Pence declared that “life is winning again in America” at the annual anti-abortion March for Life in Washington, D.C. on Friday.

A longtime opponent of abortion rights and the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal nationwide, Pence made a personal plea to the audience to embrace

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Mass Serial Killer Confesses to Additional 59 Murders

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A former policeman-turned-serial killer from the East Siberian city of Angarsk, Mikhail Popkov, has confessed to killing at least 59 more women, two years after he was given a life sentence for 22 murders, the city’s Investigative Committee said.

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Popkov has for now been charged with 47 of the new murders he has

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