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Lawmakers Demand Trump Pump Brakes on Military Action in Yemen

(COMMONDREAMS) As conflict swirls over the recent U.S. bombing in Syria, more than 50 bipartisan lawmakers have demanded President Donald Trump seek approval from Congress before expanding U.S. military action in another Middle East theater: Yemen. The letter sent this week came in response to reports that the Trump administration is considering a proposal to directly engage the U.S. military in …

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Boston Bombers Claim To Have Been Contacted By FBI Before Attack

(MPN) Four years ago, much of the United States watched in horror as the annual Boston Marathon became the site of a terror attack – an attack that claimed three lives, injured more than 260 people, and captivated the news cycle for months. Much of the subsequent news coverage focused on the Tsarnaev brothers, the alleged culprits, and their apparent connection …

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U.S. Threatens Further Attacks on Syria

(ANTIWAR) With the region still reeling after last week’s US missile attacks on Syria, top administration officials continue to threaten further attacks against the Syrian military, with the White House saying President Trump retains the option to attack Syria whenever he thinks it’s “in the national interest.” Defense Secretary James Mattis concurred, adding that any use of chemical weapons would draw …

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Using This One Trick, Trump Got the Mainstream Media to LOVE Him

(ANTIMEDIA) On Thursday, President Trump, who campaigned largely as a candidate opposed to unnecessary foreign intervention, authorized a missile attack against Syria. As retaliation for a gas attack allegedly carried out by the Syrian government, U.S. warships fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airbase, reportedly killing six people. Trump has been relentlessly attacked by the mainstream media since taking office, …

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U.S. Becomes ISIS’ Airforce in Syria

(ANTIMEDIA) Who benefits from a military strike on the Syrian government? Certainly not the ideals that Donald J. Trump and his supporters claim to stand for considering the Syrian government is famous for protecting the rights of Christians and other minority groups. Conversely, according to a report from a think-tank founded by alleged war-criminal Tony Blair, the majority of the rebel …

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Putin Just Called Syrian Chemical Attack a ‘False Flag,’ Warns of More Coming

(ANTIMEDIA) Though Western media and the political establishment’s narrative has accepted the Syrian government’s responsibility for last week’s horrific chemical weapons attack in Idlib, Syria, some prominent voices are disputing their as-of-yet unsubstantiated certainty. Russian President Vladimir Putin made a bold accusation this week, asserting the chemical attack in Syria was a false flag attempt intended to demonize Assad to …

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It’s Time to Legalize LSD (Acid)

(ANTIMEDIA Op-Ed) Most are familiar with the age-old tale of the poor confused teenager who took a tab of LSD, lost their mind, and leaped off a balcony to their death. Despite how rare these incidents are, stigmatic stories of fatal consequences following a dose of LSD remain a common reference for the misinformed and misguided. The positive — or at …

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From Bad to Worse in the South China Sea

(ANTIMEDIA)South China Sea — As the reality of all-out war breaking out in the Middle East looms larger, the potential for a collision course in the South China Sea also continues to grow. On Friday, Anti-Mediahighlighted the situation unfolding in East and Southeast Asia, where the United States, Japan, and South Korea are coordinating military drills purportedly aimed at taking out …

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Not Just Syria: 5 Huge News Stories to Keep an Eye on amid the Madness

(ANTIMEDIA) The world’s eyes and ears have once again turned toward Syria following last week’s chemical weapons attack and U.S. President Donald Trump’s subsequent air strikes on the Assad government. Mainstream media, independent media, and social media platforms are fixing fierce attention on the ongoing developments. These events undoubtedly deserve widespread, ongoing scrutiny. From the United States government’s lack of …

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Alabama Governor Resigns, Charged With Two Misdemeanors

(ANTIMEDIA) Alabama Governor Robert Bentley was booked at Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Monday afternoon on two misdemeanor charges. Although last week the Alabama Ethics Commission found reason to believe he had committed four felonies, Bentley has only been charged with “failure to disclose information on [a] statement of economic interest” and “failure to file campaign finance reports.” Bentley has resigned from his position as governor …

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3 Reasons Why Trump’s Syria Strike Makes the World Less Safe

(ANTIMEDIA) Whatever one’s views on Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, the whole world (with the exception of the establishment media) was in shock when Donald Trump committed a flagrant act of aggression against the government of Syria. There are many indications that this act will not contribute to Syria’s security or the safety and security of the wider international community. In assessing …

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New Report Issues Startling Warning to Pet Owners About Cat and Dog Food

(ANTIMEDIA) As food consciousness continues to gain popularity in the United States, pet food is failing to attract the same levels of scrutiny. But according to a new report from the Clean Label Project, a non-governmental non-profit, America’s beloved cats and dogs are facing high levels of contamination in the foods their owners provide for them. The organization, headed by …

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Breaking: China Just Deployed 150,000 Troops to North Korean Border

(ANTIMEDIA)China — With the world waiting to see if the madness in Syria will devolve into a true global conflagration, Korean media reported Monday that China has just deployed around 150,000 troops to its border with North Korea. From the Chosun news agency: “As the United States announced its independent North Korean behavior and moved the United States Navy’s nuclear-powered …

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Google Putting CNN, Washington Post, NYT in Charge of Fact-Checking News

(ANTIMEDIA) Google announced Friday that it’s adding a special feature to its news service — Fact Check. Searchers will now know who checked the validity of a news story and the conclusion they arrived at. The Fact Check tag “identifies articles that include information fact checked by news publishers and fact-checking organizations.” Each Fact Check snippet “will display information on the …

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U.S. Intel Chiefs Are Urging Donald Trump to Assassinate Kim Jong-un

(ANTIWAR) Ongoing reports about President Trump seeking “options” for handling North Korea suggest that, with the administration having already declared diplomacy a “failure,” all options amount to some massive US escalation on the Korean Peninsula. On Friday, reports were emerging that one of the big “options” being advanced was for the United States to start deploying nuclear weapons into South Korea, …

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U.S. Airstrikes Kill 21, Mostly Civilians, in Northern Syria

(ANTIWAR) While US “outrage” at civilian casualties from Syrian airstrikes is being used as a pretext for military intervention against the Syrian government, US forces continue their own airstrikes backing military operations in northeastern Syria, and are killing an increasing number of civilians in their own right. Yesterday, US airstrikes near Raqqa killed at least 21 people, mostly civilians, and while …

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Trump Is Losing His Support Base After Attacking the Syrian Government

(ANTIMEDIA) Although it is widely speculated that one of Trump’s aims in striking Syria was to garner further domestic public support for a political career off to a horrendous start, the result may, in fact, cost him a significant portion of his original support base. While Democrats and the media have rushed to praise — or at least failed to condemn — …

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Playing Video Games Can Now Earn You a Scholarship at a College — and More Are Coming

(ANTIMEDIA)Utah — Who said playing video games was a waste of time? In the coming years, the best gamers could be getting scholarships to major universities. Bloombergreported Wednesday that the University of Utah will become the first big money sports college in the country to offer scholarships in competitive video gaming. The school is part of the “Power Five,” the …

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Meet the Twitter Account That Trump Is Trying to Silence

(ANTIMEDIA) Even before the era of President Donald Trump, Twitter was a giant in Silicon Valley. But under Trump, the platform has continued to grow. Any search of “Deplorable” or “MAGA” will yield hundreds of profiles bearing images of Trump, bald eagles, and American flags. Unfortunately for the president and his new staff, not all the members of the government were …

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What You Need to Know About the Looming War with Syria

(ANTIMEDIA) The U.S. struck the Syrian government directly on Thursday in response to the most recent chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Idlib province. As Russian and American troops are now within “hand-grenade range” of each other, this strike should be taken seriously, and all questions surrounding America’s plan for regime change should be answered to the letter. It has been …

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