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  • 2018-08-15: News Headlines
    Celine Hagbard (2018-08-15). Why Does Israel Keep Destroying Cultural Heritage Sites in Gaza? globalresearch.ca On Thursday August 9th, the Israeli airforce dropped ten missiles on a building in Gaza City, turning the five-story building into rubble. Was this a Hamas training center, or … Elliott Gabriel (2018-08-15). US-Egyptian-Israeli Strategy: Bomb Palestinians into Accepting Trump “Peace Plan” mintpressnews.com Since protests along the Israeli fence enclosing the Gaza Strip began on March 30, the Israelis have launched numerous bombings of Palestinian civilian targets, exacerbating the grave and ongoing humanitarian crisis in the region. Shared by Samantha Borek (2018-08-15). ALEC Is Pushing a New Slate of Viciously Anti-Worker, Pro-Corporate Laws. truthout.org When the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) convened its 45th annual meeting of legislators and corporate lobbyists at the swank Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel on August 8, it served up a veritable banquet of union-busting, gerrymandering, pro-fossil fuel, and school privatization proposals for lawmakers to take back home. | Welcoming the ALEC crowd was Jason Saine, a North Carolina Representative and ALEC’s National Chairman. Earlier this year, CMD reported that Saine used $19,000 from his campaign kitty to order custom-tailored suits. | Other keynote speakers included Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and White House Special Assistant in the Office of American Innovation Brooke Rollins. Rollins was an aide to former governor Rick Perry, who is now Secretary of Energy. | ALEC’s menu of policy proposals… Jake Johnson (2018-08-15). Lawmakers Demand Answers About US Role in Saudi Slaughter of Yemeni Civilians. mintpressnews.com Noting that he served on active duty as a Judge Advocate General officer in the U.S. Air Force, Lieu wrote that “a number of the coalition’s airstrikes look like war crimes …
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    Please be social by posting these ‘POSTEES’ on social media! US-Egyptian-Israeli Strategy: Bomb Palestinians into Accepting Trump “Peace Plan” Elliott Gabriel | mintpressnews.com | 2018-08-15 Since protests along the Israeli fence enclosing the Gaza Strip began on March 30, the Israelis have launched numerous bombings of Palestinian civilian targets, exacerbating the grave and ongoing humanitarian crisis in the region. | The post US-Egyptian-Israeli Strategy: Bomb Palestinians into Accepting Trump “Peace Plan” appeared first on MintPress News. mintpressnews.com/us-egyptian-israeli-strategy-bomb-palestinians-accepting-trump-peace-plan/247710/ Why Does Israel Keep Destroying Cultural Heritage Sites in Gaza? Celine Hagbard | globalresearch.ca | 2018-08-15 On Thursday August 9th, the Israeli airforce dropped ten missiles on a building in Gaza City, turning the five-story building into rubble. Was this a Hamas training center, or … globalresearch.ca/why-does-israel-keep-destroying-cultural-heritage-sites-in-gaza/5650608 Lawmakers Demand Answers About US Role in Saudi Slaughter of Yemeni Civilians Jake Johnson | mintpressnews.com | 2018-08-15 Noting that he served on active duty as a Judge Advocate General officer in the U.S. Air Force, Lieu wrote that “a number of the coalition’s airstrikes look like war crimes.” | The post Lawmakers Demand Answers About US Role in Saudi Slaughter of Yemeni Civilians appeared first on MintPress News. mintpressnews.com/lawmakers-want-answers-about-us-role-in-saudi-school-bus-bombing/247726/ Mexico’s New President Reaffirms Commitment to Nationalize Oil Resources teleSUR | mintpressnews.com | 2018-08-15 Mexico’s president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) reaffirmed that his administration will spend more than US$2.63 billion to bring the state’s oil refinery company, Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), up to date. | AMLO said he plans to update the six Pemex refineries in order to reduce imports and increase the country’s crude productio …