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Jo Ong
Educator, trekkie, geek, occasional fan girl, news and tech junkie.
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Jake Tapper 8h
It’s not an accident that the US government is making it so difficult for journalists, lawmakers, lawyers and others to bring you images and firsthand accounts from these separated parents and children. They are hiding the truth from you because they fear your reaction.
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Jonathan Cheng 8h
UNICEF: Things are getting better for N. Korea's children, according to N. Korea, but challenges remain. One in five children, for example, are stunted. More than one-third of household drinking water is contaminated.
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James Melville Jun 20
To anyone who thinks that refugees should just "go back to where they came from" - please watch this.
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Neven Mimica Jun 20
Einstein was a refugee. Steve Jobs was the son of a Syrian refugee. Refugees are human beings with equal rights to you and me. They have unbounded potential. Today is RT and stand
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Jennifer Jacobs 17h
American Airlines tells the govt not to fly immigrant children separated from their families on its aircraft. "We have no desire to be associated with separating families, or worse, to profit from it."
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Jackson Proskow Jun 19
NEW: I just spoke with the former head of US Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) – He tells me that he expects hundreds of separated children will never be reunited with their parents. They will be lost in the system. Orphaned by the US Govt'.
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Andrew Stroehlein Jun 18
Replying to @ErikaGuevaraR
"The severe mental suffering that officials have intentionally inflicted on these families for coercive purposes, means that these acts meet the definitions of torture under both US and international law.” -
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Andrew Stroehlein Jun 18
Trump's policy of snatching children from their parents is "nothing short of torture," says
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NYT Science Jun 18
"Addo elephants might be the biggest success story anywhere," a park official says. "Tusklessness has helped protect them." Elephants in many parts of Africa are evolving tusklessness under pressure of poaching.
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Steve Schmidt Jun 17
As a Catholic I would like to see Pope Francis speak out on this and I would like to see Cardinal Dolan and a majority of American Bishops on the border. I would like to see religious leaders speak out with the righteousness of Rev. King.
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Jake Tapper Jun 18
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights “expressed deep concern over recent policies adopted by the United States that led to the forceful separation of children from their families..that any State would seek to deter parents by inflicting abuse on children was unconscionable.”
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NBC News Jun 18
JUST IN: With statement from Rosalynn Carter, all 4 living former First Ladies condemn Trump border family separation policy.
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Hedgehog of the Day Jun 18
Monday 18th June, 2018
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Michelle Ye Hee Lee Jun 18
After reporting from a forum full of in Seoul on the economy of reunification (), I used 's Koreas/Japan women experts list to add gender diversity. Because . The list:
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Philip Rucker Jun 18
Audio of migrant children wailing in desperation as their parents are taken from them at the border, via
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Michiko Kakutani Jun 18
Orwell in "1984": "In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it...Not merely the validity of experience, but the very existence of external reality, was tacitly denied by their philosophy.The heresy of heresies was common sense"
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Sarah Rogers Jun 18
You have probably seen this heartbreaking photo of a two-year-old Honduran girl crying as her mother is detained. The photojournalist, , is one of the best. He's been covering the border for 10 years w/ - Here's more of his work:
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Michael Beschloss Jun 17
Burglars arrested at Watergate offices of Democratic National Committee, today 1972:
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The Daily Beast Jun 16
White House adviser Stephen Miller was reportedly the driving force behind President Trump’s decision to enforce the family separation policy at U.S. borders
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John Hudson Jun 18
North, South Korea agree to joint sports events
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