Category: Weekly Edition

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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 12, 2016

Justice Dept. finds Baltimore police violate civil rights Green Party officially nominates Jill Stein as candidate for U.S. president Overnight bombings in Thailand trigger renewed concerns of political turbulence State Dept. OKs arms sale...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 5, 2016

Videos released in Chicago police killing; questions persist in Baltimore shooting Protests in Paris over deaths in police custody have parallels with Black Lives Matter Forced evictions taint Olympics’ legacy in Rio Spike in...

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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...

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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...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 15, 2016

Bastille Day attack in Nice kills at least 84 Trump taps Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as VP candidate Funerals for officers slain continue through the week Funeral for Philando Castile draws hundreds to Minnesota’s...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 8, 2016

Editors Note: The Weekly Edition has been updated to reflect that officials now say a single gunman was responsible for the Dallas attacks. Snipers Ambush Dallas anti-violence rally, killing five police Outrage grows after two more black...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 1, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Texas law that closed half the state’s abortion clinics Transgender discrimination measures lifted in Mississippi and in the U.S. military Full ramifications of UK’s vote to leave EU remain...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – June 24, 2016

UK votes to leave EU; PM David Cameron announces resignation Capitol Hill Democrats sit-in on U.S. House floor demanding action on guns U.S. Supreme Court tie upholds lower court ruling on executive actions on...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – June 17, 2016

Grief, anger, calls to action follow Pulse attack; GOP concedes to gun debate following filibuster Assassination of British MP puts both sides of Brexit campaign on hold Police arrest protesters occupying Africa Unity Square...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – June 10, 2016

Sanders continues presidential campaign; Obama endorses Clinton Black Lives Matter activist sentenced on felony ‘lynching’ charges DOJ seeks Privacy Act exemptions for FBI’s extensive biometric database Ongoing violence in Iraq has internally displaced more...