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- Search and rescue continues in Oklahoma after massive tornado marks wide path
- Lawmakers question Apple executives over billions in unpaid taxes
- Families of undocumented immigrants protest in New York to halt separations
- Human rights advocates in Zimbabwe describe intimidation, fear ahead of election
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- Dozens dead after Oklahoma tornado, search and rescue ongoing amid more storm warnings
- Florida 18-year old girl expelled; faces felony charges for dating a female classmate
- Gay rights advocates march in NY following weekend hate killing
- DC paves way for charter schools to seek shuttered facilities
- Guatemala Supreme Court overturns Rios Montt genocide conviction
- Wi-Fi at GITMO shut down after Anonymous launches @OpGTMO
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Residents in Oklahoma are beginning the long process of recovery following yesterday afternoon’s massive tornado that created an extensive path of destruction, leveling entire neighborhoods. Today Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin described the damage after a tour of the region.
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In Washington DC today, lawmakers questioned Apple executives on how and why they used shell companies in Ireland, offshore accounts in several countries, and legal loopholes in the US to avoid paying billions in taxes. Several Senate Democrats said the report shows the need for Congress to close tax loopholes and collect more corporate tax revenue, especially in a time of record corporate profits and dire shortfalls in government spending.
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In New York, families of detained undocumented immigrants protested last weekend against the detention and possible deportation of their family members. Many of these protestors were children whose fathers are in detention for deportation. FSRN's Salim Rizvi reports.
4:44 minutes (4.33 MB)
As Zimbabwe prepares for elections, President Robert Mugabe is set to announce a date for voting once the necessary reforms for free and fair elections have been met. The 89 year old leader recently called for peace, during and after the polls to avoid a repeat of the violence in 2008 that left more than 200 people dead. But human rights advocates say a culture of fear and intimidation continues, as the police and intelligence agents arrest, harass and prosecute human rights defenders critical of Mugabe. FSRN’s Misheck Rusere reports.
29:05 minutes (26.62 MB)
- As Myanmar president meets with Obama, former prisoners, human rights groups call on leaders to adhere to reforms
- Homeowners rally in Washington, DC, calling on Obama Administration to prosecute Wall Street execs for foreclosure crisis
- New York residents push for accountability after killings by police
- Parents, teachers march in Chicago to protest closure of city’s public schools
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- Sectarian violence continues in Iraq where explosions across country target Shia Muslims
- Zimbabwe voter registration drive ends with thousands still not signed up to vote
- Justice Department search warrant for Fox reporter's Gmail; calls James Rosen co-conspirator
- New Orleans' second-line parade tradition continues despite Mother's Day violence
- Pakistan senior opposition party leader Zahra Shahid Hussain killed; Karachi revote peaceful
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In Chicago today teachers, parents and residents marched to protest the closure of more than 50 public schools in the city. It’s the third of a multi-day protest and comes before the Chicago Board of Education meets Wednesday to decide on the closings. The Real News Network’s Jaisal Noor has more.
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In New York, recent high profile killings by the police department have drawn the anger of communities of color. The civilian deaths, coupled with a class action lawsuit against the department's “Stop, Question and Frisk” policy, have placed heightened scrutiny on what critics charge is institutional racism. FSRN's Peter Rugh has more.