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June 10, 2021: US Will Donate 500m Pfizer Doses; Idaho Lt Governor Meets Militia Leader; Biden Plans Guantanamo Bay Closure


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

You can’t stop a worldwide pandemic without an international effort, and the US is about to go big in that regard. The country will be donating not millions, but hundreds of millions of vaccine doses to countries that desperately need them...


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 2021-06-10  7m
 
 

June 9, 2021: Report Shows Rich Don't Pay Taxes; Peruvian Leftist In Lead for Presidency; Warrior Met Workers Weather Attacks on Strike


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

A groundbreaking report from ProPublica shines a light on how the worlds’ richest people are avoiding paying taxes.

Meanwhile, leftist teacher Pedro Castillo has a narrow lead in Peru’s presidential election, while his right-wing opponent is making wild claims of fraud...


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 2021-06-09  6m
 
 

June 8, 2021: Pipeline Protests Close Construction Site; Kamala the Cop Goes Abroad; Amazon Forces Drivers to Build Furniture


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Pipeline protesters seized a key construction site and carried out numerous acts of civil disobedience on Monday in an attempt to slow down the construction of the Line 3 pipeline route across Minnesota...


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 2021-06-08  6m
 
 

June 7, 2021: Manchin Tanks Voting Rights; Israel Arrests Palestinian Journalists; Vaccination Rates Take a Dive


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Senator Joe Manchin announced on Sunday that he would vote against the For the People Act, the Democrats’ landmark voting rights legislation, because it was too partisan.

Meanwhile, Israeli police detain two Palestinian journalists who had been documenting the ongoing aggressive takeover of the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood.

And lastly, vaccination rates in the U.S...


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 2021-06-07  6m
 
 

June 4, 2021: DeJoy Under FBI Investigation; UN Report: AI Drone Attacked Humans; Biden Boosts Overseas Vaccine Shipments


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

There’s a new scandal nipping at the heels of Donald Trump’s favorite Postal Service bureaucrat, Louis DeJoy. And – bad news for him – it involves the Federal Bureau of Investigation...


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 2021-06-04  7m
 
 

June 3, 2021: Democrats Pressure Manchin On Voting Rights; Sri Lanka Faces Environmental Disaster; Stimulus Checks Reduced Hunger, Anxiety


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Democrats including President Joe Biden are losing patience with Senator Joe Manchin. He’s waffling on supporting a nationwide voting rights package that could be crucial to the party’s electoral future.

Meanwhile, cleanup and containment efforts are underway off the coast of Sri Lanka, where a sinking container ship threatens environmental disaster...


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 2021-06-03  7m
 
 

June 2, 2021: Cyberattack Closes Beef Plants; Trump Back to Rallies; Biden Pitches Global Tax Hike


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Last time it was an oil pipeline, this time it’s meat processors. Another cyberattack has thrown global commerce into chaos.

Meanwhile, Donald Trump is getting ready to make his return to the rally circuit, on behalf of loyal Republican candidates in several states...


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 2021-06-02  7m
 
 

June 1, 2021: Texas Dems Walk Out to Block Bill; Biden Immigration Plans Leak; Colombia Protests Get Bloodier


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Texas Democrats staged a late-night walkout in the state’s capitol to briefly block the local GOP’s sweeping voter suppression bill, but the fight is far from over.

Meanwhile, the New York Times obtained documents showing how Joe Biden is attempting to overhaul the country’s immigration system...


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 2021-06-01  7m
 
 

May 28, 2021: Big Biden Budget Battle Brewing; UN Opens Gaza Inquiry; Sanders Rallies For College Athletes


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

The Biden administration will today unveil its biggest and sure to be most controversial proposal yet – for a $6 trillion federal budget. And from child care to electric vehicles, there’s a lot in there for Republicans to cry over...


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 2021-05-28  8m
 
 

May 27, 2021: Citizen Scraps Private Police App; Biden Orders Review Of Virus Origins; Exxon Shareholders Revolt Over Clean Energy


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

One of the sketchiest libertarian venture capitalists in America planned to launch an app to summon a private police force by smartphone. Today we are pleased to report that, thanks to negative publicity, the rent-a-cop app is being scrapped...


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 2021-05-27  7m