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DOJ, IRS Shutdown ‘World’s Largest’ Child Porn Site On The Dark Web

The U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday it dismantled the “world’s largest” child sexual marketplace, arresting hundreds of pedophiles around the world who were involved in child sexual exploitation on the dark web. The child pornography website, “Welcome to Video,” contained over 250,000 videos featuring children engaged in sexual acts, including toddlers and infants being…

White House Sends Talking Points To House Democrats A Second Time

October 12, 2019 12:39 PM ET The Trump administration has apparently again sent out sensitive talking points to House Democrats. It is the second time in a month that the White House has carelessly emailed internal documents that are crafted for use against the very people who mistakenly received them, the Washington Examiner reported Saturday.…

Trump Officials Say The Administration Is Prioritizing Religious Liberty. Here’s How

October 08, 2019 6:12 PM ET Officials explained how the Trump administration prioritizes religious liberty and reversing Obama administration policy. Leaders from the Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Justice (DOJ) offered examples. “We take a much different approach to religious freedom than the prior administration did,” one…

Pence Under Fire For Motorcade On Island Where Cars Have Have Been Banned For...

September 22, 2019 1:40 PM ET Vice President Mike Pence’s eight-vehicle motorcade on Michigan’s Mackinac Island has enraged locals and infuriated many in the state. Cars have not been allowed on the island for over a century and that ban has been respected by the general population and political leaders alike, the Detroit Free Press…

WATCH: CN Live! Episode 7—John Kiriakou on the 9/11 Trial; Pepe Escobar on His...

CN Live! is back in prime time tonight with John Kiriakou, Pepe Escobar, Whitney Webb, John Shipton and Quentin Dempster. Watch it tonight at 8 pm Eastern Daylight Time right here on Consortium News.  CN Live! returns in prime time tonight with segments on the 9/11 trial announced today, Amazon fires and the incendiary politics…

Behind Israel’s Bombing in Iraq’s Heartland

It is difficult to imagine how the Trump administration could have not given Israel the green light to carry out these attacks as part of the U.S. maximum pressure campaign against Iran, writes Giorgio Cafiero. By Giorgio CafieroSpecial to Consortium NewsIraq has felt the heat from escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran this summer…

Israel’s Ban on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar Backfires

Trump and Netanyahu thought they were pulling a fast one on two U.S. congresswomen, but it has blown up in their faces, as Marjorie Cohn explains. During Congress’s August recess, a group of 41 Democratic and 31 Republican congressmembers traveled to Israel on a delegation sponsored by American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). AIPAC subsidizes…

US Revives Clause That Kept Nazi-Era Refugees Out of the Country

A clause in U.S. immigration law that restricted those “likely to become a public charge” has made a disturbing comeback, reports Laurel Leff.  AP Photo/Seth WenigBy Laurel LeffThe Conversation During the Nazi era, roughly 300,000 additional Jewish refugees could have gained entry to the U.S. without exceeding the nation’s existing quotas.The primary mechanism that kept…

Talk of Moving UK’s Embassy in Israel

As things stand, the EU prohibition on relocating embassies to Jerusalem will fall on Nov. 1, writes Craig Murray. Brexit could open the way for a U.K. embassy in Jerusalem. (Christoph Scholz, CC BY-SA 2.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Craig MurrayCraigMurray.org.uk Following U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton’s talks with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his…

Trump’s Persian-Gulf Car Crash

Trump has taken an insane U.S. policy towards Iran and make it even crazier, writes Daniel Lazare. By Daniel LazareSpecial to Consortium News Traffic accidents normally take just a second or two.  But the coming collision in the Persian Gulf, the equivalent of a hundred-vehicle pile-up on a fog-bound interstate, has been in the works for…
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