Families seek answers for US rise in childhood cancers

Families Seek Answers For US Rise In Childhood Cancers

Parents whose children have died from cancer are teaming up with scientists to study any correlations between toxicants and illness

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Miner Protests Continue Into Second Day in Harlan County

Miner Protests Continue Into Second Day In Harlan County

More than 20 miners and their families camped out on train tracks near Cumberland Monday night.

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School lunches and the cult of free-market capitalism: America's destructive faith - Right-wing ideologues would rather punish poor families than admit there's anything wrong with capitalism

School Lunches And The Cult Of Free-market Capitalism: America's Destructive Faith

Right-wing ideologues would rather punish poor families than admit there's anything wrong with capitalism

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AOC to DHS chief: Border agents shared 'images of my violent rape' in secret Facebook group

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Grilled DHS Chief Kevin McAleenan

WASHINGTON – After a week fielding racist attacks from President Donald Trump, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioned Acting Homelan...

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BBC News: Families 'cheated of Boeing crash compensation'

Families 'cheated Of Boeing Crash Compensation'

Relatives of victims of 2018's Lion Air crash signed forms stopping them taking legal action, lawyers say.

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Warren and Sanders say canceling student debt could help close the racial wealth gap for families. This startling graph shows they might be right

Warren And Sanders Say Canceling Student Debt Could Help Close The Racial Wealth Gap For Families. This Startling Graph Shows They Might Be Right.

A 2018 study found that white families have 12 times the amount of wealth as black families. Eliminating student debt could narrow the gap.

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Xinjiang schools used to separate children from families

China Separating Muslim Children From Families

Thousands of ethnic minority Muslim children undergo "cultural re-engineering" in giant boarding schools.

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New Trump policies could end in deportations for some active duty troops

New Trump Policies Could End In Deportations For Some Active Duty Troops

Special immigration exceptions for service members and their families are being eliminated.

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In Photos: As Fury Grows, Tens of Thousands Rally Across US Demanding Immediate Action to #CloseTheCamps

In Photos: As Fury Grows, Tens Of Thousands Rally Across US Demanding Immediate Action To #CloseTheCamps

Hundreds of people gather in front of a church in Manhattan's East Village to protest the migrant detention facilities on July 2, 2019 in...

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Alex Jones sent child porn to Sandy Hook families: Lawyers

Lawyers: Alex Jones Sent Child Porn To Sandy Hook Families

BRIDGEPORT - Conspiracy theorist and InfoWars host Alex Jones sent child pornography to the lawyers for the families of the Sandy Hook tragedy, their lawyers said. The law firm representing the families of the 2012 mass shooting, stated in court documents filed Monday they have contacted the FBI after discovering child porn in electronic files Jones recently turned over to the Sandy Hook families as a result of their lawsuit against him for calling the tragedy a hoax. Jones publicly responded on a broadcast of his show that he is being framed by Chris Mattei, the lawyer for the Sandy Hook families and went on making what Mattei and his law firm, Koskoff, Koskoff and Bieder claim are threats against them. "You're trying to set me up with child porn, I'll get your ass," Jones states on the broadcast. "One million dollars, you little gang members. One million dollars to put your head on a pike." Jones then pounds a photograph of Mattei and goes into a rant at one point stating, "I'm gonna kill..." Jones' lawyer, Norman Pattis, denied his client was threatening Mattei or the Sandy Hook families and urged people to watch the broadcast for themselves. https://www.infowars.com/exclusive-alex-jones-responds-to-sandy-hook-child-porn-set-up/ "Mr. Jones was upset, he did not threaten Mr. Mattei," Pattis said. "He spoke in a compassionate fashion." But in court documents filed Monday, the lawyers for the Sandy Hook families asked a court to take immediate action against Jones. "This court has an obligation to protect the attorneys, parties and the judicial process," they state. A hearing has been scheduled before Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis on...

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Judge rules Alex Jones withheld information in suit by Sandy Hook families

New Trouble For Alex Jones In Court Fight With Sandy Hook Families

NEWTOWN - Extremist Alex Jones' latest court trouble involves more than routine pre-trial wrangling with the Sandy Hook families who are suing him for defamation. The real fight is over the families' claim that the conspiracies Jones promoted as the frontman of Infowars were calculated to drive business to his internet supplements business. The heart of the court case came out in dueling motions filed over the last two weeks by the families, who accuse Jones of deliberately withholding information about his business strategy to hide his motives, and by Jones, who accuses the families of having no proof and of making him fish at his own expense for documents that don't exist. "The (families) proceed at their own peril by insisting that Jones defendants engage in sophisticated editorial content-making, targeting stories to products and seeking to stimulate sales by means of peddling known falsehoods likely to go viral," wrote Jones' attorney Norman Pattis. "Simply put, there is no evidence to support the claim that the Jones defendants knowingly market falsehoods for financial gain." The judge overseeing the case has sided with the family, ordering Jones under threat of punishment to turn over to the families the missing business records in question. "[T]he court will consider appropriate sanctions for (Jones') failure to fully comply should (he) not produce the data in one week," state Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis ruled Monday. If it seems as though Jones has been in trouble with this judge before, he has. In March, Bellis said she was fed up with Jones' delays in turning over documents to the families, and threatened to throw out his motion to dismiss their case. In...

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German nurse accused of 100 deaths says sorry to families

German Nurse Accused Of 100 Deaths Says Sorry To Families

A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims' relatives in a final statement to the court Wednesday, saying he realized how much pain and suffering he had caused with his 'terrible deeds.'

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'Appalling treatment': Couple in wheelchairs left alone for almost 12 hours at Vancouver airport

Man Blasts Airlines For Ignoring His Parents, Left Alone In Wheelchairs For Almost 12 Hours

Two families are demanding answers from major airlines after their elderly parents were abandoned at an airport for hours -- without help to access food, water or washrooms.

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Fewer guns mean fewer killings, and we all know it

Fewer Guns Mean Fewer Killings, And We All Know It

For the victims' families and loved ones, this is a tragedy, writes Jill Filipovic. But this shooting isn't just a random catastrophe, and no pro-gun politicians get to call it one unless they also recognize their role in enabling it.

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Survey shows U.S. military families far unhappier with housing than landlords claim

U.S. Military Families Far Unhappier With Housing Than Landlords Claim

Military landlords often report high tenant satisfaction scores in annual surveys. A granular survey of families by a nonprofit shows the opposite.

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6 confirmed dead, identified in Alaska 2-plane midair crash: officials

6 Confirmed Dead, Identified In Alaska 2-plane Midair Crash: Officials

Six people have been confirmed dead in a two-plane collision in Alaska Monday, according to Alaska State Troopers.

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Trump officials wanted ICE to round up and arrest thousands of migrant families across US

Trump Officials Wanted ICE To Round Up And Arrest Thousands Of Migrant Families Across US

Policy reportedly backed by Stephen MIller described as 'less than half-baked'

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A decade after the recession, 40% of U.S. families still struggling

A Decade After The Recession, 40% Of U.S. Families Still Struggling

Steady economic growth hasn't lifted the fortunes of millions of Americans amid mounting housing and medical costs

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Measles vaccinations jump 106% as B.C. counters anti-vaxxer fear-mongering

Measles Vaccinations Jump 106% As B.C. Counters Anti-vaxxer Fear-mongering

Although B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix has refused to make the MMR vaccine mandatory, he did institute the measles immunization catch-up program starting on April 1.

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Elizabeth Warren: Americans don't need cliché financial advice. They just need to be paid more

Perspectives: Elizabeth Warren: Americans Don't Need Cliche Financial Advice. They Just Need To Be Paid More

Hard-working families have become adept at stretching their paychecks to the breaking point, skimping on necessities just to make ends meet, writes Elizabeth Warren, the senior senator from Massachusetts and a Democratic presidential candidate.

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