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FSRN Weekly Edition – September 16, 2016

Syria ceasefire tenuously holds but aid deliveries still stuck Support for Standing Rock Sioux protest against pipeline spreads across the U.S. Epic court battle between Ecuadorian villagers and Chevron moves to Canada Youth propose...

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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...