Monthly Archives: September 2016

Nationwide Prison Strike Against ‘Slavery in America’ Rolls on—Despite Media Blackout @alternet

The strike coincides with the anniversary of the 1971 uprising at Attica. Source: Nationwide Prison Strike Against ‘Slavery in America’ Rolls on—Despite Media Blackout @alternet

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Nationwide Prison Strike Against ‘Slavery in America’ Rolls on—Despite Media Blackout @alternet

The strike coincides with the anniversary of the 1971 uprising at Attica. Source: Nationwide Prison Strike Against ‘Slavery in America’ Rolls on—Despite Media Blackout @alternet

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Jordanian Writer Charged With Offensive Cartoon Shot Dead Outside Court — TIME

Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was fatally shot Sunday morning outside the court where he was due to stand trial for sharing a cartoon that mocked Islam. Hattar, 56, was shot in the head three times as he arrived for a … Continue reading

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How Donald Trump Could Legally Make Himself Richer In Office — Fortune

A couple dozen television cameras and twice as many reporters gathered Sept. 16 at Donald Trump’s new Washington, D.C. hotel for what was billed as a news conference. But first, the candidate had something else in mind. “Nice hotel,” he … Continue reading

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This Is How Much Truman Capote’s Ashes Are Worth — Fortune

Thanks to a Los Angeles auction house, one of the great American novelists will continue to live on as a collector’s item. Truman Capote’s remains were auctioned off on Saturday, selling for an astounding $45,000 at Julien’s Auctions. They were … Continue reading

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Google Self-Driving Car in Serious Crash in Mountain View — Fortune

On Friday, a Lexus outfitted with Google autonomous driving technology was struck by a vehicle that ran a red light in Mountain View, California. Some observers say it is the worst crash that Google’s autonomous vehicles have been involved in. … Continue reading

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Iran Introduces Credit Cards For First Time — Fortune

Iran introduced credit cards for the first time on Sunday, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported. Iran is looking to bolster its oil production and economy after world powers in January lifted sanctions against the Islamic Republic in return … Continue reading

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