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  1. What to Know About the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, and What People Are Doing to Stop ItRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Teen Vogue

    On this day, people gather together to eat dog meat and, while less publicized, cat meat. If you've only just started hearing about this event, it's understandable: It's only been around for seven years.

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  2. The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    TRUDEAU RENAMES LANGEVIN BLOCK BUILDING: The federal government is renaming the Langevin Block building, which sits across from Parliament Hill, out of respect for Indigenous Peoples. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says keeping the name of Sir Hector-Louis Langevin - someone associated with the residential school system - on the building that houses Prime Minister's Office clashes with the government's vision.

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  3. Why Union Workers and Environmentalists Need to Work Together with Smart ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    As Trump slashes and burns his way through environmental regulations, including the Paris Accord, he continues to bet that political polarization will work in his favor. Not only are his anti-scientific, anti-environmentalist positions firing up some within his base, but those positions are driving a deep wedge within organized labor.

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  4. ACLU sues over police actions in DC on Inauguration DayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, police fire pepper spray at protestors during a demonstration in downtown after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The American Civil Liberties Union is suing over the actions of District of Columbia police on Inauguration Day.

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  5. Four arrested at Trump inauguration sue DC over 'police abuse'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The American Civil Liberties Union sued police in the nation's capital on Wednesday on behalf of four people detained during the U.S. presidential inauguration, claiming they were subjected to unconstitutional arrests, excessive force and police abuse. More than 200 people were arrested in Washington in January after some black-clad activists among those protesting Donald Trump's swearing-in clashed with police a few blocks from the White House, in an outburst of violence rare for an inauguration.

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  6. Filing: 'Confidential' documents undercut voting fraud claimRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, right, holds a stack of papers as he meets with then President-elect Donald Trump at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. Civil rights advocates say Kobach is trying to hide materials that undercut his public claim that substantial numbers of noncitizens have registered to vote. The American Civil Liberties Union obtained the documents as part of its federal civil lawsuit in Kansas challenging the state's proof-of-citizenship document requirement.

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  7. Former Milwaukee police officer found not guilty in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Reuters

    A former Milwaukee police officer, whose fatal shooting of a black man last year sparked two nights of rioting, was found not guilty in the killing on Wednesday. Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, was charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the death of 23-year-old Sylville Smith following an Aug. 13, 2016 foot chase.

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  8. U.S. Judge Urged to Halt Iraqi Deportations Due to Persecution FearsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    A U.S. judge heard arguments on Wednesday to halt the deportations of around 100 Iraqis arrested by immigration authorities in the Detroit area because many belong to minorities and could face torture or religious persecution in their homeland. In a coordinated sweep in recent weeks, immigration authorities moved to detain Iraqi immigrants around the country who had final deportation orders and convictions for serious crimes.

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  9. Feds tell judge he lacks power to halt Iraqi deportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SFGate

    Government lawyers have told a judge that he doesn't have the authority to halt the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi nationals from the Detroit area. Judge Mark Goldsmith held a hearing Wednesday in federal court.

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  10. Biggest Banks Fueling Climate Disaster With Billions Poured Into 'Extreme Fossil Fuels'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Common Dreams is a small non-profit that exists only because of the support of our readers. No advertising; no paywalls: our content is free.

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  11. Why Michigan's Iraqi Christians thought Trump would spare their loved onesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    After more than 100 Iraqi Christians were rounded up for deportation in June, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a class action suit on behalf of the detainees. On Wednesday, a federal judge heard arguments on whether to grant an emergency stay.

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  12. 'The Nation' Launches 'Take Action Now'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... launching " Take Action Now " ( @NationAction )-a weekly online email initiative that curates opportunities for activism on a sliding scale of time commitment and investment. Released every Tuesday, " Take Action Now " directs progressive energy ...

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  13. Oddly Shaped Soccer Fields Earn Thailand Its First Grand Prix, in DesignRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | AdWeek

    CANNES, France-Thailand won its first Grand Prix award ever tonight, thanks to a campaign from property development company AP Thailand and digital ad agency CJ Worx. The campaign is called "The Unusual Football Field" and the idea is simple.

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  14. 'Textalyzer' can tell if you were texting while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A device the size of an electronic tablet is being hailed by its creators as a tool in the fight against distracted driving. But critics call it a major invasion of privacy.

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  15. What's on Your Summer Reading List?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | FindLaw

    It is where we experiment with ideas, played out on an inner stage set by a writer against the background of another place and time. And when we choose a book for leisure reading, it should be for the adventure of that world more than to escape our own.

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  16. Federal Court Allows Public Records Fight to Move ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Business Review

    In a long-running dispute that centers on the state's Sunshine Law, a federal appeals court said the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida can delve into information about a police officer's requests to use cellphone tracking devices.

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  17. Amnesty says no evidence for France to jail Ottawa professor, urges PM to actRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 680News

    The lawyer for an Ottawa professor jailed in France despite numerous court rulings citing insufficient evidence against him says his client is being held for political purposes. Donald Bayne says France is keeping Hassan Diab behind bars so it won't be seen as soft on terrorism after a spate of recent attacks.

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  18. Groups File Lawsuits Over New Arkansas Abortion RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily News

    Abortion-rights groups asked a federal court Tuesday to block Arkansas from enforcing new restrictions lawmakers approved this year, including a ban on a commonly used second-trimester procedure that the groups say would make it nearly impossible for many women in the state to have an abortion. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit challenging the measure banning the procedure known as dilation and evacuation.

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  19. ACLU Sues DC Police for Attempts to 'Chill' Dissent on Inauguration DayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Common Dreams is a small non-profit that exists only because of the support of our readers. No advertising; no paywalls: our content is free.

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  20. Pope pledges more than $500,000 in South Sudan aidRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KFBB

    A new report by Amnesty International says South Sudanese forces burne... . Pope Francis delivers his speech at Barbiana, near Florence, Italy, during a ceremony to remember Don Lorenzo Milani, Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

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