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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 26, 2016

Half-century civil conflict in Colombia ends in historic peace agreement Turkish ground forces enter Syrian conflict West Virginia halts mountaintop removal project after strong opposition from locals U.S. auctions Gulf of Mexico oil leases...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 19, 2016

Police accountability and private prisons DEA: marijuana stays in most restricted drug class despite state legalization trend Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemeni hospital, schools UN troops accused of standing idle during Juba attack on aid...

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Police accountability and private prisons

The Milwaukee officer who fatally shot 23-year-old Sylville Smith last weekend has been identified as a fellow African-American who lived in the community and attended high school with the man he killed. FSRN’s Jacob...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 29, 2016

History made: Hillary Clinton is officially Democratic presidential nominee Church in France hit by deadly attack; ISIS claims responsibility Pentagon opens probe of US-led airstrikes in Syria that killed at least 74 civilians Turkey...

The majority of people marching in the streets of Philadelphia expressed their support for Bernie Sanders and their refusal to vote for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (Photo Credit: Andalusia Knoll)

Slideshow: Protests outside the DNC

As the contentious Democratic National Convention kicked off Monday in Philadelphia, thousands of people took to the streets to protest the platform of Hillary Clinton and the party in general. Some marches were issue...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 22, 2016

Turkey’s Alevi minority sees dark days ahead U.S.-led airstrikes reportedly kill more than 100 civilians in Manbij, Syria Indian troops unleash pellet guns on Kashmir protesters; hundreds blinded UK rift deepens after Scotland overruled...

Activist Connie Burton came from Tampa to "Wall Off Trump." The wall of protesters temporarily shut down an entrance into the convention hall. (Photo Credit: Kelly Benjamin)

Street Beat: Voices from outside the RNC

After a roll call vote that saw more than 700 Republican delegates cast votes for anyone but the presumptive nominee, Donald Trump was officially named the Republican candidate for the U.S. presidency Tuesday night....