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Remembering Bush, Junior: White House Correspondents Dinner 2006

The WHCA’s annual dinner, begun in 1920, has become a Washington, D.C. tradition and is usually attended by the President and Vice President. Fifteen presidents have attended at least one WHCA dinner, beginning with Calvin Coolidge in 1924. 122 more words

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Tortured & Enslaved: Enter the World's Biggest Prison // Empire_File003

‘The Empire holds by far the most prisoners than any other country on earth, in both absolute numbers and per capita. Abby Martin explores the dark reality of America’s prisons: their conditions, who is warehoused in them, and the roots of mass incarceration. 28 more words

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Going Underground: Julian Assange and the WikiLeaks Files

‘Afshin Rattansi goes underground with the world’s most wanted publisher – the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange. He has just co-authored a book – … 781 more words

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Assad's full interview with RT and Russian journalists in Damascus

‘Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad gave an interview with RT’s Lizzie Phelan and Sargon Hadaya and other Russian journalists in Damascus, on Tuesday. Published on Sep 15, 2015’. 419 more words

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Blair's Bane: Jeremy Corbyn FTW

‘Jeremy Corbyn, has been elected Labour party leader in the UK. Corbyn won 59.5 percent of the ballots cast, or 251,417 votes, in the leadership election, winning in the first round. 33 more words

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9/11 and the Belligerent Empire // Empire_File002

‘In September 11th’s episode of The Empire Files on TeleSUR, Abby Martin examines the two major wars launched under the “Global War on Terror”–their historical development and their aftermath. 23 more words

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Inside Story: A new member of the human family?

‘Scientists say they have uncovered the remains of a new human-like species in South African cave. Patrick Randolph-Quinney, Ashley Kruger and Briana Pobiner talk about the newly discovered Homo naledi. Published on Sep 11, 2015′.

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