Category: Weekly Edition

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FSRN Weekly Edition – May 22, 2015

Fighting continues in Yemen as U.S. expedites arms to Saudi Arabia Food safety concerns are out front as TPA “fast track” moves through Congress Texas lawmakers bar fracking bans, take up other controversial measures...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – May 15, 2015

SE Asian nations “push back” boats crowded with migrants, leaving thousands stranded at sea EU calls for migrant resettlement quotas and maritime military action Millions in limbo as DACA/DAPA case winds through courts Striking...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – May 8, 2015

Appeals court rules NSA telephone metadata surveillance program is illegal French lower house passes sweeping security bill some call Patriot Act à la française Justice Department opens civil rights probe of Baltimore Police Department...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – May 1, 2015

Six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray U.S. Supreme Court finally takes up same-sex marriage Court strikes down law to gag prisoner speech as Mumia Abu Jamal’s health deteriorates Search...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – April 24, 2015

European leaders vow to crack down on human smuggling networks after mass drownings in Mediterranean TPP fast track measure advances in Senate; House holds mark-up hearing Loretta Lynch confirmed as U.S. Attorney General after...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – April 17, 2015

White House and Senate leaders reach rare compromise to allow Iran negotiations to proceed Asylum-seeking mothers protest family detention from inside of for-profit facility in Texas Palestinian couple separated by Israeli policy; launch FB...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – April 10, 2015

Video evidence of police shooting in South Carolina revives debate over body cameras Somali refugees in Kenya brace for backlash after Garissa attack Afghan refugees repatriated from Pakistan after deadly Peshawar school attack Thailand’s...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – April 3, 2015

Framework agreement reached on Iran’s nuclear program and UN sanctions Nigerian presidential election results deliver historic shakeup Al Shabab attack kills 147 at Kenyan university Transparency activists want to shine a light on ‘dark...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – March 27, 2015

Saudi Arabia and Iran wage proxy war in Yemen Pushing back for privacy via legislation and the courts U.S. Supreme Court considers limits on toxic power plant emissions Thousands of farmworkers strike against work...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – March 20, 2015

Netanyahu back peddles; U.S. still to reevaluate backing Israel at UN Netanyahu reelection raises concerns in Gaza and renews calls for unity among Palestinans Regional elections in Spain will be first test for anti-austerity...