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Polidicks Rules - Updated 13th May 2017

These are generally what you were used to within SH. Because of the political issues, I expect this subforum to take on a more serious tone. Reporting & Posting Guidelines Because this is a debate forum we expect you to put effort into your posts,...

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13th May 2017
by Big Dumb American Go to last post
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Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

https://apnews.com/cb8a753a9b0948589cc372a3c037a567?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=AP

28 Minutes Ago
by phygon Go to last post
10 960
Politics

McCain Says He Can’t Vote for Graham-Cassidy Health Bill ( 2 Last )

Bloomberg Lame duck Congress, anybody? All we need is Murkowski and Collins, and this is for sure dead. (Currently McCain and Paul are no, but I expect Paul to flip).

Llamaguy 8 people are reading this thread x 8
30 Minutes Ago
by Shirt. Go to last post
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Trump accidentally mispronounce Namibia as Nambia, everyone goes nuts

https://twitter.com/davidmackau/status/910558586799099904 http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/the-conversation/sd-what-is-namibia-trump-pronounces-as-nambia-at-general-assembly-20170920-htmlstory.html Of all things to hate on trump, this...

31 Minutes Ago
by Dave_Parker Go to last post
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News

Same-sex marriage: 'Straight lives matter' rally held in Sydney's gay heartland

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-23/same-sex-marriage-straight-lives-matter-rally-held-in-sydney/8977832?pfmredir=sm

33 Minutes Ago
by OfficerLamarr Go to last post
9 224
Politics

Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military ( 2 Last )

https://apnews.com/46113dc3463a4078a06940499e866ef7 https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=115&session=1&vote=00199

1 Hour Ago
by Ta16 Go to last post
55 3,211
Politics

North Korea could test hydrogen bomb over Pacific Ocean, says foreign minister

http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/21/politics/kim-jong-un-on-trump-comments/index.html

1 Hour Ago
by Howlthrug Go to last post
30 2,112
Love

South Korea will send $8 million in aid to North Korea because it says humanity trumps politics

https://qz.com/1083519/south-korea-approves-8-million-in-aid-to-north-korea-because-it-says-humanity-trumps-politics-surrounding-nuclear-program/ Good on you South Korea, but North Korea are real cunts, they'll still be talking shit about South Korea...

3 Hours Ago
by Pat.Lithium Go to last post
22 2,146
Gross

39 same-sex marriage survey envelopes found dumped in Sydney bin

https://www.fairfaxstatic.com.au/content/dam/images/g/y/n/3/b/a/image.related.articleLeadwide.620x349.gymxlw.png/1506066368111.jpg Read more at...

BF Thread has images 6 people are reading this thread x 6
3 Hours Ago
by ForgottenKane Go to last post
7 664
Everything/Nothing

Breitbart denied entry to Trump-Luther Strange rally after backing his primary opponent Roy Moore

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/breitbart-denied-entry-to-trump-luther-strange-rally-after-backing-roy-moore/article/2635351

5 Hours Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
3 460
Request

Trump's NASA Nominee Wants to Study Climate Change—on Mars

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/nasa-nominee-wants-to-study-climate-change-mdash-on-mars/

5 Hours Ago
by Alice3173 Go to last post
30 1,968
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Australia: Same-sex marriage could 'prevent 3000 teen suicide attempts a year', say health groups

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/samesex-marriage-would-prevent-3000-teen-suicide-attempts-a-year-say-health-groups-20170920-gyl2hf.html

6 Hours Ago
by Menien Goneld Go to last post
31 1,548
Rant

Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy ‘lied right to my face’

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2017/09/19/jimmy-kimmel-gets-heated-about-health-care-bill-says-bill-cassidy-lied-right-to-my-face/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOlibbx5sx0

Bob The Knob 2 people are reading this thread x 2 Starred x 60
6 Hours Ago
by Bob The Knob Go to last post
30 3,751
Rant

Kim Jong-un vows to "surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/09/21/trump-says-the-u-s-will-impose-new-sanctions-on-north-korea/

7 Hours Ago
by doombman Go to last post
32 2,962
Lua

Trump considering Bastille Day-like military march on 4 July

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-macron/inspired-by-french-trump-considering-july-4-military-parade-in-washington-idUSKCN1BT2GX Reuters is Least Biased

7 Hours Ago
by cdr248 Go to last post
35 2,784
News

Tony Abbott 'headbutted' by man wearing 'Vote Yes' badge in Hobart

http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-21/tony-abbott-headbutted-by-ssm-supporter-in-hobart/8970658

7 Hours Ago
by BF Go to last post
21 1,568
Politics
8 Hours Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
16 830
Help

Exclusive: From Russia with fuel - North Korean ships may be undermining sanctions

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles-russia-exclusive/exclusive-from-russia-with-fuel-north-korean-ships-may-be-undermining-sanctions-idUSKCN1BV1DC

17 Hours Ago
by Emperor Scorpious II Go to last post
12 1,253
Gross

Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees ( 2 Last )

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/18/us/politics/refugees-revenue-cost-report-trump.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur

21 Hours Ago
by EcksDee Go to last post
43 2,788
Politics

Fox News Slammed by Legal Experts for Saying Trump Was Right About Obama Wiretap

http://www.newsweek.com/fox-news-slammed-legal-experts-trump-right-obama-wiretap-668117?utm_campaign=NewsweekTwitter&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social

Raidyr 1 people are reading this thread x 1
1 Day Ago
by Raidyr Go to last post
24 1,899
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Aus same-sex marriage survey: Federal police asked to investigate sale of survey forms ( 2 Last )

http://www.abc.net.au/news/image/8886554-3x2-940x627.jpg Read more at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-16/afp-asked-to-investigate-sale-of-same-sex-marriage-survey-forms/8951198 This is one of the reasons why plebiscites, elections, what have...

1 Day Ago
by megafat Go to last post
70 3,067
Politics

Distrustful U.S. allies force spy agency to back down in encryption fight

Reuters. Not sure if it belongs in polidicks or SH, so feel free to move it.

1 Day Ago
by lNloruzenchi Go to last post
2 724
Politics

Gay conversion therapy decriminalized in Brazil

https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/09/19/world/americas/ap-lt-brazil-homosexuality.html?mcubz=0 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/19/brazilian-judge-approves-gay-conversion-therapy Someone on Tumblr (by the username of sipdre)...

1 Day Ago
by J!NX Go to last post
21 1,547
Shitpost

GOP lawmaker loses real estate job for saying "we can all support" running over protesters

Source: The Washington Times (Note that I have altered the headline to give a better idea of the article at first glance; original headline is GOP lawmaker loses real estate job, apologizes for ‘All Lives Splatter’ meme) Screencap of the Facebook post:

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1 Day Ago
by Naught Go to last post
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Politics

Philippines' Duterte says son will be killed if involved in drugs

Read more at http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/philippines-duterte-says-son-will-be-killed-if-involved-in-drugs-9236138 This guy is fucking crazy

1 Day Ago
by Dwarden Go to last post
19 1,675
Everything/Nothing

Turkey threatens sanctions over Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-kurds-turkey/turkey-threatens-sanctions-over-kurdish-independence-vote-idUSKCN1BV0N3

1 Day Ago
by agentalexandre Go to last post
11 777
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Anti same-sex marriage advocates: "we are on the right side of legal and moral history" ( 2 Last )

http://www.abc.net.au/news/image/8954580-3x2-940x627.jpg http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-17/same-sex-marriage-survey-no-campaign-launched/8954368

1 Day Ago
by Sobotnik Go to last post
43 3,012
Gross

Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/manafort-offered-to-give-russian-billionaire-private-briefings-on-2016-campaign/2017/09/20/399bba1a-9d48-11e7-8ea1-ed975285475e_story.html

2 Days Ago
by Raidyr Go to last post
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2 Days Ago
by thelurker1234 Go to last post
5 741
News

One Nation misses South Australian election registration deadline

https://au.news.yahoo.com/sa/a/37158555/one-nation-misses-sa-poll-rego-deadline/ Nothing lost there.

2 Days Ago
by MrJazzy Go to last post
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These are the supporters Trump is losing according to poll data.

Source; http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/19/politics/trump-support-young-college-educated/index.html It would seem that Republicans with extra education aren't so hot on Trump, and never were. If that alone doesn't demonstrate the need for better education...

2 Days Ago
by Lambeth Go to last post
4 1,598
Politics

Republicans Demand Another Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

https://static01.nyt.com/images/2017/09/19/us/19dc-health/merlin-to-scoop-127296491-815734-master768.jpg https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/18/us/politics/obamacare-repeal-vote.html...

2 Days Ago
by elixwhitetail Go to last post
35 2,176
Gross

Paul Ryan, White House reject bipartisan healthcare fix

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/19/obamacare-stabilization-bill-status-242875

2 Days Ago
by elixwhitetail Go to last post
15 1,538
Politics

Donald Trump Jr. Gives Up Secret Service Protection, Seeking Privacy

Donald Trump Jr. Gives Up Secret Service Protection, Seeking Privacy https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/18/us/politics/donald-trump-jr-secret-service.html?_r=0 https://twitter.com/Acosta/status/909946967702347777

2 Days Ago
by Eva-1337 Go to last post
16 2,084
Everything/Nothing

Spain raids Catalan government ministries, takes control of finances

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-41331152 https://www.thelocal.es/20170920/spain-takes-control-of-catalonias-finances-to-block-referendum

2 Days Ago
by Maestro Fenix Go to last post
6 805
News
2 Days Ago
by FFStudios Go to last post
54 4,215
Stupid

Trump using campaign, RNC funds to pay Russia probe legal bills: Reuters, citing sources

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/19/trump-using-campaign-rnc-funds-to-pay-russia-probe-legal-bills-reuters-citing-sources.html

2 Days Ago
by Mr. Sarcastic Go to last post
8 1,108
Humor

Networks turn down Sean Spicer as paid contributor due to 'lack of credibility'

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/networks-pass-sean-spicer-paid-contributor-role-n802781

2 Days Ago
by Sir Whoopsalot Go to last post
2 692
Politics

Poll: Most California Democrats want to restrict free speech from white nationalists ( 2 3 4 Last )

http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/09/12/poll-most-california-democrats-want-to-restrict-free-speech-from-white-nationalists/ Poll probably taken in relation to several speakers showing up to Berkeley throughout this month (Ben Shapiro, Milo, Steve...

2 Days Ago
by Cyke Lon bee Go to last post
139 7,237
Politics

Hamas agrees to dissolve their government in Gaza while Bahrain de facto recognizes Israel

http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Hamas-ready-for-talks-with-Fatah-to-hold-elections-505280 http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Bahrain-king-denounces-Arab-boycott-of-Israel-says-countrymen-may-visit-505308

2 Days Ago
by e_k_M Go to last post
11 1,349
Politics

UK Election Watchdog Suggests Banning Internet Trolls from Voting

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/18/ban-social-media-trolls-from-voting-election-watchdog-suggests?CMP=twt_gu The UK literally wants to ban people from voting for trolling MPs on social media. The examples the article uses are of extreme...

3 Days Ago
by GordonZombie Go to last post
22 1,217
Repeat

Obama Goes From White House to Wall Street in Less Than One Year

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-18/obama-goes-from-white-house-to-wall-street-in-less-than-one-year

3 Days Ago
by Alice3173 Go to last post
17 2,546
Politics
3 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
23 2,598
Repeat

US government wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman

http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/18/politics/paul-manafort-government-wiretapped-fisa-russians/index.html It's a decently long article, so I won't bother quoting everything I see

3 Days Ago
by Revenge282 Go to last post
22 1,721
Humor

With a Picked Lock and a Threatened Indictment, Mueller’s Inquiry Sets a Tone

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/18/us/politics/mueller-russia-investigation.html https://twitter.com/benjaminwittes/status/909918869069983745

3 Days Ago
by GayIlluminati Go to last post
19 1,864
Stupid

Trump Claims Gas Lines in North Korea Were Long

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/09/18/trumps-claim-there-were-long-gas-lines-in-north-korea-has-residents-puzzled/?utm_term=.df6a55bed118#comments https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/909384837018112000 Doesn't seem too...

3 Days Ago
by Useful Dave Go to last post
23 2,517
Politics

Singapore's new president lives in a public apartment

http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/halimah-yacob-will-continue-to-live-in-yishun-flat I don't think there are any head of states that I know that lives in a public apartment And living there, while you get free security, its gonna suck when you...

3 Days Ago
by Trebgarta Go to last post
1 748
Help

North Korea missile reportedly passes over Japan ( 2 3 Last )

North Korea missile reportedly passes over Japan https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/14/north-korea-may-have-launched-a-missile-according-to-reports.html Update: https://twitter.com/StratSentinel/status/908458406503120898

4 Days Ago
by Solid_Karat Go to last post
90 8,254
TV

White House: ESPN host should be fired for calling Trump a ‘white supremacist’ ( 2 Last )

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/09/13/white-house-espns-jemele-hill-should-be-fired-for-calling-trump-a-white-supremacist/?utm_term=.787807df0a36

4 Days Ago
by VX-79 Go to last post
41 2,307
Rant

Trump Lawyers Clash Over How Much to Cooperate With Russia Inquiry

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/17/us/politics/trump-lawyers-white-house-russia-mcgahn-ty-cobb.html Lmao check this out - part of the way this story came out was that two of Trump's lawyers went for a meal at a restaurant next door to the New York...

4 Days Ago
by KillerJaguar Go to last post
10 1,126
Science

Trump Administration Won’t Withdraw from Paris Climate Deal, EU Official Says

U.S. has stated it will ‘not renegotiate the Paris accord’ but will review its terms https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-administration-wont-withdraw-from-paris-climate-deal-1505593922 Well, that's good I suppose. I mean there's no punishment for...

OvB Starred x 38
4 Days Ago
by Rocâ„¢ Go to last post
25 2,842
Stupid

Trump claims he didn't know Category 5 hurricanes existed until Irma ( 2 Last )

Source: The Washington Examiner Full quote according to the press pool: I can't believe we elected someone so downright stupid.

4 Days Ago
by Dave_Parker Go to last post
53 3,269
Politics

Saudi government allegedly funded a ‘dry run’ for 9/11 ( 2 Last )

http://nypost.com/2017/09/09/saudi-government-allegedly-funded-a-dry-run-for-911/

4 Days Ago
by Cyke Lon bee Go to last post
68 5,177
Gross

Myanmar's Suu Kyi denounces terrorists, silent on Rohingya exodus

Read more at http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/myanmar-s-suu-kyi-denounces-terrorists--silent-on-rohingya-exodus-9189778 So much for that nobel peace prize

4 Days Ago
by Ignhelper Go to last post
6 1,099
Release

Facebook handed Russia-linked ads over to Mueller under search warrant

http://money.cnn.com/2017/09/15/media/facebook-mueller-ads/

4 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
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Politics
4 Days Ago
by Bob The Knob Go to last post
18 1,706
Gross

UK Home secretary ignores court order and sends asylum seeker to Kabul

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/sep/14/home-secretary-ignores-court-order-sends-asylum-seeker-kabul-samim-bigzad

4 Days Ago
by gokiyono Go to last post
13 1,267
Gross

UK: James Rees-Mogg: "People using foodbanks is 'uplifting'"

Sources: BBC NEWS Independent The Guardian The Independent and Guardian sources have the sound clip.

5 Days Ago
by IAreLegend Go to last post
22 2,000
News

Democrats tell Trump he can call new health care act "Repeal and Replace" if he backs it ( 2 Last )

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/14/inside-trumps-democratic-deals-daca-schumer-pelosi-242745 imagine if trump is the pres to give us proper healthcare out of sheer ego.

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5 Days Ago
by gman003-main Go to last post
44 4,397
Work In Progress

Statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee removed from Dallas park under armed police guard ( 2 Last )

https://apnews.com/f67194ca24a544bfab577ab12e728674/Statue-of-Gen.-Robert-E.-Lee-removed-from-Dallas-park?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=AP

5 Days Ago
by Kyle902 Go to last post
76 4,233
News

White House issues financial sanctions against Venezuelan dictatorship.

https://twitter.com/alivitali/status/901106271994163202 This is breaking, I will update with sources as they become available. In essence, they're trying to deny avenues for the Venezuelan dictatorship to continue selling state assets piecemeal,...

5 Days Ago
by Uzor Go to last post
9 1,391
Politics

Trump Humiliated Jeff Sessions After Mueller Appointment

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/14/us/politics/jeff-sessions-trump.html

6 Days Ago
by Big Dumb American Go to last post
8 1,864
Politics

Hillary Clinton Is 'Done,' But Not Going Away

http://www.npr.org/2017/09/12/549594249/hillary-clinton-done-but-not-going-away

6 Days Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
34 3,280
Love
6 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
10 1,405
Gross

Malaysian PM Vows to Help USA Redevelopment using $10 Biilion Employee Provident Fund

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/09/12/remarks-president-trump-and-prime-minister-najib-abdul-razak-malaysia What in the name of all that is holy is he doing? He's trying to make his struggling developing country to throw away whatever...

6 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
9 1,094
News

Tories suffer second defeat in one day due to DUP backing Labour over tuition fees

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tuition-fees-conservatives-defeat-dup-bill-labour-latest-a7945521.html

1 Week Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
9 1,272
Politics

IS convoy reportedly crosses Syria, at Russia’s request

http://www.todayonline.com/world/asia/convoy-reportedly-crosses-syria-russias-request

1 Week Ago
by Jon27 Go to last post
5 1,228
Work In Progress

Tunisia abolishes 1973 ban on women marrying non-Muslims

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-41278610

1 Week Ago
by MrJazzy Go to last post
8 1,015
Politics

Sen. Sanders unveils Universal Healthcare bill ( 2 3 Last )

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/13/bernie-sanders-universal-healthcare-medicare-for-all If I understood the article he's going to bring it to the floor this afternoon.

1 Week Ago
by ilikecorn Go to last post
106 6,613
Stupid

Finnish Parliament purges visitor logs daily after court order to provide data upon request

https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/report_finnish_parliament_purges_visitor_logs_daily_after_court_order_to_provide_data_upon_request/9827112 Sleazy shitmongers.

1 Week Ago
by DudesonFan Go to last post
7 1,065
Map

Iraqi Kurds plan independence referendum despite Baghdad warning it will do 'anything' to prevent it

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/09/iraq-parliament-rejects-kurdish-independence-referendum-170912132652290.html

1 Week Ago
by SpaceGhost Go to last post
18 964
Stupid

Purged Facebook Page Tied to the Kremlin Spread Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

https://cdn1.nyt.com/images/2017/09/13/business/13facebook-1/13facebook-1-articleLarge.jpg More and more evidence for Russia attempting to just cause divisiveness in the US, it seems: Looks like the continued news is also causing some...

paindoc Thread has images Starred x 20
1 Week Ago
by Michael haxz Go to last post
23 2,059
Humor

Venezuela trains civilians following US threats

https://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0827/900253-venezuela-exercises/

1 Week Ago
by ImUnstoppable Go to last post
22 2,607
Request

Mnuchin requested Air Force jet to take him and wife on honeymoon

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/treasury-secretary-mnuchin-requested-government-jet-european-honeymoon/story?id=49777076

1 Week Ago
by BF Go to last post
8 1,049
Love

Trump, top Democrats agree to work on deal to save 'dreamers' from deportation

Trump, top Democrats agree to work on deal to save ‘dreamers’ from deportation https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/09/13/trump-top-democrats-agree-to-work-on-deal-to-save-daca/?utm_term=.4a4d6bf9a44c

1 Week Ago
by Alice3173 Go to last post
25 1,990
NSFW

US Senator Ted Cruz shares porn video on public Twitter account ( 2 Last )

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/sen-ted-cruz-likes-porn-video-twitter-article-1.3488752 Shite source probably, but this is personally confirmed as real. Update while writing this: apparently he has now made his Likes private, so here's an...

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1 Week Ago
by Mr. Scorpio Go to last post
71 8,836
News

Amazon deletes one-star [non-verified] reviews of Hillary Clinton’s 'What Happened’

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/sep/13/amazon-deletes-one-star-reviews-clinton-book/

1 Week Ago
by Raidyr Go to last post
35 2,993
Work In Progress

Israel endorses independent Kurdish state

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-kurds-israel/israel-endorses-independent-kurdish-state-idUSKCN1BO0QZ

1 Week Ago
by Cutthecrap Go to last post
4 671
Everything/Nothing

Florida governor has ignored climate change risks, critics say

https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/national/health-science/florida-governor-has-ignored-climate-change-risks-critics-say/2017/09/08/04a8c60a-94a0-11e7-aace-04b862b2b3f3_story.html

1 Week Ago
by GordonZombie Go to last post
30 2,401
Request

Team investigating anti-MP crime deals with 102 complaints in first year (UK)

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/14/team-investigating-anti-mp-crime-deals-with-102-complaints-in-first-year

1 Week Ago
by a-cookie Go to last post
4 296
News

North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of UN sanctions vote

Source: Deutsche Welle DW bias check: Left-Center

1 Week Ago
by benos28 Go to last post
39 2,417