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Oil Could Flow Through the Dakota Access Pipeline in Less Than 24 Hours

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Oil could be flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline tomorrow. A federal appeals court denied a last-ditch injunction against the pipeline Outstanding litigation won’t stop the pipeline from becoming operational It could be a year before the Iowa Supreme Court rules on an eminent domain lawsuit North Dakota’s sweet, light crude could be flowing through…

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North Dakota Water Protectors face trumped up charges from Morton County

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Law enforcement in Morton County made over 700 arrests since last September First signs of Morton County’s inability to handle the legal proceedings for mass arrests are beginning to show Those arrested were given numbers that were written on their arm with marker Angie Spencer uploaded two pictures to her Facebook account that shows her…

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Aunt Takes to Social Media to Condemn Bullying Condoned by Middle School

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A 13-year-old transgender girl was physically assaulted at school for being ‘different’ School staff did not report the attack because video footage wasn’t clear The student has been the target of hate crimes at school Staff, in some cases, joined the bullying Middle school can be a social minefield for even the most conformist of…

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At least 46 dead after a trash landslide at Koshe Garbage Landfill in Ethiopia

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The landslide occurred at Koshe Garbage Landfill located on the outskirts of Addis Ababa At this time 46 are reported dead but that number could still grow higher Addis Ababa Mayor Diriba Kuma said 37 have been rescued from the landslide of trash An estimated 500 people come to the dump everyday to rummage through…

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Jennifer Morgan to begin trial after St Louis police shot her 18 times in the back

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Almost two years ago Jennifer Morgan was shot a total of 18 times by St Louis police Jennifer called police after a known drug user and prostitute was inside her brother’s house refusing to leave When police arrived they shot Jennifer in the back 16 times and 2 grazed her arm Police claim Jennifer pointed a…

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Transgender students in Derby School District will no longer be allowed to use gender identity bathrooms

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Derby School District votes to force transgender students to use the bathroom they identify with at birth In May of 2016 the Obama administration sent a letter of guidance to every public school district stating transgender students should be able to use the bathroom they identify with The Trump administration recently withdrew the letter of…

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West Virginia Senate Bill 9 looks to ban the use of drones against pipelines

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West Virginia Senate Bill 9 will make it illegal to use drones to gather “evidence or information” against an industrial facility Drones became an important tool in distributing information to the public in Standing Rock Senate Bill 9 could open the door to prohibiting drones for gathering information for the public across the country The…

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Standing Rock: Police Break Livestreamer’s Hip, but Roll Out Red Carpet for ABC News

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Eviction of water protectors from Standing Rock has begun Hundreds of militarized officers surrounded camps Wednesday. Police refused freedom of the press — except for ABC News. Police made several violent arrests, and allegedly broke Eric Poemz’ hip. An estimated 100 water protectors began filing out of the remaining camps on unceded treaty land at…

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120 Investors to 17 Big Banks: Consider Reroute of DAPL or Risk Possible ‘Legal Liability’

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Investors representing billions urged 17 Big Banks to appease the Tribe Treaty violations and excessive force against water protectors concerned the investors. They point out a number of banks have already pulled assets from DAPL. Lake Oahe is rightfully Sioux land, they emphasized, and DAPL should be rerouted. A group of more than 120 investors,…

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Police Are Now Targeting Veterans, Just for Heading to Standing Rock

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Two groups of veterans were pulled over without explanation on the way to Standing Rock Two were arrested and charged for the medical cannabis they use for PTSD VeteransRespond’s executive director believes this is blatant targeting Vets had all their winter gear confiscated Police have now filed charges against two veterans on their way to…

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