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Human Traffickers May Face Life Sentence Under Britain's Tough New Slavery Bill
World  (tags: Britain, slavery, human trafficking )

- 12 hours ago -
The law also aims to protect those at risk of being enslaved by the $150bn-a-year industry, amid concerns that the measures don't go far enough.
Court Accepts DOJ's 'State Secrets' Claim to Protect Shadowy Neocons: A New Low
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., neocon front group, United Against Nuclear Iran, UANI, Obama Justice Dept., Judge Edgardo Ramos, state secrets privilege, Bush-era secrecy )

- 1 day ago -
A truly stunning debasement of the U.S. justice system just occurred through the joint efforts of the Obama Justice Department and a meek and frightened Obama-appointed federal judge, Edgardo Ramos, all in order to protect an extremist neocon front group.
DEA Agents Had 'Sex Parties' With Prostitutes, Watchdog Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Drug Enforcement Administration, Colombia, FBI, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms, Sexual Misconduct )

- 1 day ago -
Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration reportedly had "sex parties" with prostitutes hired by drug cartels in Colombia, according to a new inspector general report released by the Justice Department on Thursday.
Sensitive Military Gear Ended Up on EBay, Craiglist
Business  (tags: Pentagon, sensitive military equipment, advanced hardware, eBay, Craigslist, global market )

- 1 day ago -
The Pentagon lost track of sensitive equipment from a $750 million program to help U.S. soldiers spot roadside bombs -- and some of it wound up for sale on eBay, Craigslist and other websites.
Gitmo Detainee's Life An "Endless Horror Movie"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alwi, American Prison at Guantanamo, Guantanamo detainee, torture, injustice, imprisoned without charges )

- 2 days ago -
Al-Alwi says that American interrogators tortured him until he made false confessions about his involvement in terrorism. Despite having now spent over a decade in custody, with no foreseeable prospect of release, he has not been charged with any crime.
Reports: Yemen's President Flees Country As Rebels Capture Major Airport
World  (tags: Yemen, United States, Al Qaida, Saudi Arabia, Iran )

- 2 days ago -
Houthi rebels have captured the city's airport, says AP. Aden, the country's economic hub, could soon fall.
Stop the DARK Act - Take Action!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Deny Americans the Right to Know, DARK Act, Rep. Pompeo, genetically engineered foods, labeling GMO's, Congress, FDA )

- 3 days ago -
Time is running out to make your voice heard! Congress is considering the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK Act). It would block states from labeling genetically engineered foods, and make it much harder for the FDA to ever mandate national labeling.
El Salvador Farmers Successfully Defy Monsanto
Environment  (tags: farmers, El Salvador, Monsanto, seeds, Big Agribusiness, biotech, pesticide dangers )

- 3 days ago -
The farmers, who have already been consistently outperforming Monsanto with their seed, have just managed to bring about a giant defeat of Monsanto by preventing it from supplying El Salvador with it.
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