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The killing of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh shows us exactly how Israel uses its propaganda to influence media coverage.
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This street vendor was handcuffed for selling fruit in Brooklyn without a permit.

"We work honorably. We don't harm anyone," the vendor, María Falcon, said.
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George W. Bush condemned the "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq" in a massive slip-up.

He had meant to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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"Here they burned my mother, my sister, my whole family."

Almost 40 years later, family members were finally able to bury their loved ones killed in a government massacre.

The Accomarca massacre was ordered by Peru’s army during the country’s internal conflict.
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A man who started the 2020 Dolan wildfire that killed 12 endangered California condors was sentenced to 24 years in prison.

Ivan Gomez said he started the fire at an illegal marijuana farm.

It was one of over 400 new fires reported in the U.S. that day.
A man who started the 2020 Dolan wildfire that killed 12 endangered California condors was sentenced to 24 years in prison.

Ivan Gomez said he started the fire at an illegal marijuana farm. 

It was one of over 400 new fires reported in the U.S. that day.
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50+ U.S. lawmakers signed a letter demanding the FBI investigate the killing of #ShireenAbuAkleh, after Israel's military refused to investigate.

Israeli forces killed the journalist while she was covering a raid in the occupied West Bank and initially blamed it on Palestinians.
50+ U.S. lawmakers signed a letter demanding the FBI investigate the killing of #ShireenAbuAkleh, after Israel's military refused to investigate.

Israeli forces killed the journalist while she was covering a raid in the occupied West Bank and initially blamed it on Palestinians.
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX paid a flight attendant $250,000 to ensure she did not go to court over sexual misconduct, reports @ThisIsInsider.

Musk allegedly exposed himself and rubbed her leg without consent. A SpaceX engineer previously described the place as being "rife with sexism."
Elon Musk’s SpaceX paid a flight attendant $250,000 to ensure she did not go to court over sexual misconduct, reports @ThisIsInsider.

Musk allegedly exposed himself and rubbed her leg without consent. A SpaceX engineer previously described the place as being "rife with sexism."
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Over 100 cases of monkeypox were reported in places outside of areas of Africa, where it is endemic.

France, Germany and Belgium reported their 1st case of the viral infection; the U.S. detected it in a Massachusetts man who had returned from Canada.
Over 100 cases of monkeypox were reported in places outside of areas of Africa, where it is endemic.

France, Germany and Belgium reported their 1st case of the viral infection; the U.S. detected it in a Massachusetts man who had returned from Canada.
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The 3 remaining survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre were each given $1M from a philanthropic group reportedly upset that the legal system has yet to pay reparations.

A white mob killed ~300 Black people and destroyed a thriving Black business district during the massacre.
The 3 remaining survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre were each given $1M from a philanthropic group reportedly upset that the legal system has yet to pay reparations.

A white mob killed ~300 Black people and destroyed a thriving Black business district during the massacre.
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This Detroit couple is creating urban farms... with bees.
#WorldBeeDay
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A new @AJEnglish verified video shows there was no fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinians moments before journalist Shireen Abu Akleh died – as Israel had claimed.

Israeli forces shot and killed her, but initially said Palestinians might be responsible for her death.
A new @AJEnglish verified video shows there was no fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinians moments before journalist Shireen Abu Akleh died – as Israel had claimed.

Israeli forces shot and killed her, but initially said Palestinians might be responsible for her death.
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"We are not going anywhere."

One of the largest Palestinian communities in the U.S. renamed a street "Palestine Way."
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A Black family in Texas was threatened by a white, 9-year-old boy who came banging on their door and cracking a whip.

When the family tried to speak to the boy's father, he came out with a gun behind his back, which he accidentally discharged.
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"He took away my mother and my best friend. How dare you?"

The family of an 86-year-old woman killed in the racist shooting in Buffalo are remembering her and demanding justice.
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Did police use a double standard with the racist gunman who killed 10 people in Buffalo?

The 18-year-old had made threats to carry out a shooting, but police did not raise a red flag on him.
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After four Olympic gold medals and four FIFA World Cup championships, the #USWNT will finally be paid the same as the men's team.
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A women-owned and run radio station in Nigeria is using its platform to help break the cycle of cultural silence around gender dynamics and inequality in the country.
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This is how the U.S. Army gets to bomb Hawaii for just $1. (with
@Dena)
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A city in France has authorized modest swimwear in public swimming pools after a four-year struggle.
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DR Congo authorities seized 1.6 tons of elephant ivory, one of Africa's biggest busts on ivory smuggling in years — representing up to 100 slaughtered elephants.

Despite a global ban on the ivory trade, about 30,000 African elephants are killed for their tusks every year.
DR Congo authorities seized 1.6 tons of elephant ivory, one of Africa's biggest busts on ivory smuggling in years — representing up to 100 slaughtered elephants.

Despite a global ban on the ivory trade, about 30,000 African elephants are killed for their tusks every year.
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