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Journalist Barrett Brown, Recently Released From Prison, Is Re-Arrested Before Scheduled Interview


New First Amendment concerns are raised over the treatment of Brown, who was imprisoned in a case related to email leaks.

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Young Democratic Socialists Are Making Progress in Local Elections


Municipal races are a beacon of hope for progressives; Obama’s $400,000 speech is evidence Democrats are out of touch; and there may still be a way to fix what tech firms did to San Francisco.

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Officials Detain Undocumented Immigrant as an Adult on His 18th Birthday, Law Firm Reports


Erik Javier Flores Hernandez has an asylum application pending, but the Immigrant Defenders Law Center says he was shackled and taken from a children’s shelter to an adult detention facility.

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Order to Strip Funds From ‘Sanctuary Cities’


A U.S. District Court judge in San Francisco put the controversial order on hold, arguing it infringed on the constitutional rights of local governments.

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Justice Department Sets June 30 Deadline for Compliance From ‘Sanctuary Cities’


DOJ plans to withhold federal funding from jurisdictions where law enforcement personnel do not cooperate with immigration authorities.

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French Mayor, Upset by Vote of Le Pen Backers, Says He May Quit Rather Than Serve Those ‘Assholes’


Daniel Delomez (pictured) has threatened to resign after 38 percent of the electorate in Annezin, his town in northern France, endorsed the far-right candidate.

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Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen Advance to French Election Runoff


Whether France will stay in the European Union or head for a “Frexit” largely comes down to which of the two leading vote-getters will prevail May 7.

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Islamic State-Linked Coup Against Indonesian President Is Backed by Trump Allies, Report Says


According to The Intercept, supporters of the coup movement include Donald Trump political supporter Fadli Zon and business partner Hary Tanoesoedibjo (commonly known as Hary Tanoe).

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Bill O’Reilly Ousted From Fox News


The television host has been hit with allegations of sexual misconduct in the past, but this time he didn’t emerge unscathed.

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Theresa May Will Have Her Way: British Parliament Votes to Allow June 8 Election (Update)


On Tuesday, the British prime minister suddenly called for a snap general election. On Wednesday, Parliament approved the early election.

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