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AIPAC ‘easily buys votes’ in Congress against Iran: Journalist

The influential Israel lobby is making large contributions to members of Congress to bribe them into voting against the Iran nuclear agreement, says an independent investigative journalist and writer in Texas. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) “spreads their wealth around through both sides” in Congress, pressuring many Democrats to join Republicans in ...

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US officers, lawyer arrested in murder

Three current and former California Highway Patrol officers as well as a prominent criminal defense attorney and five other people have been arrested in connection with murder of a man. The suspects were all arrested on Friday and according to US officials they all had a hand in the killing ...

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Bernie Sanders surges pass Hillary Clinton in new poll

US Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont has taken the lead over longtime front-runner Hillary Clinton in the state of New Hampshire, site of the first US presidential primary elections of 2016, according to a new poll. Sanders leads Clinton by 44-37 percent among the likely primary voters for the Democratic ...

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Clinton relents to pressure, hands over private emails

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has relented to months of demands she turn over her private email server to the Justice Department, her spokesman confirmed. Spokesman Nick Merrill said Tuesday that the former secretary of state “pledged to cooperate with the government’s security inquiry.” “She directed her team to give ...

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Activist in search for Mexico missing students killed

A prominent Mexican political activist, who played a major role in the search for the controversial disappearance of 43 missing students and a number of other similar cases, has been found dead in Mexico. On Monday, the Union of Towns and Organizations (UPOEG)’s leader Bruno Placido confirmed that Miguel Angel ...

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Two men killed in shooting in Las Vegas

Two men have been shot to death in a shooting on the west side of the Las Vegas Valley, police say. The incident occurred at an apartment complex located at 725 W. Hualapai Way, near West Charleston Boulevard, about 6:50 pm on Monday. No further information was available on the ...

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Polls open in Haiti long-delayed elections

Polling stations have opened for a long-delayed public vote in Haiti, marking the first plebiscite since Michel Martelly was elected president more than four years ago. The legislative elections, which have been constantly postponed since 2011, got underway on Sunday at 6:00 am local time (1000 GMT). Haiti’s 5.8 million voters are to ...

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