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Drones, lies, and May Day in Germany

"The entire drone war of the U.S. military would not be possible without Germany."

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Today in history: The Lusitania is torpedoed and sinks 100 years ago

The British passenger liner Lusitania was torpedoed by a German U-boat 18 miles off the Irish coast.

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Honduras and Paraguay coups raise questions about Venezuela

So far the U.S. has held back in regard to Venezuela, though it applauds destabilization there.

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Arabs in Israel stage general strike over home demolitions

"The strike is a message to the government: We will not accept being treated as second- or third-class citizens."

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Today in history: The Vietnam War is over!

Today is the 40th anniversary of the official end of the Vietnam War.

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Today in history: U.S. invasion of Dominican Republic teaches lessons today

The U.S. invasion was justified as protecting American lives. Within days, this was changed to "preventing a Communist takeover."

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Nepal calls for help after nation-devastating quake

The death toll soared past 3,700, even without a full accounting from mountain villages that workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.

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Chicago artist creates “Guernica”-sized painting to mark Armenian genocide

This painting is just one aspect of Project 1915, a non-profit Kazarian started to foster dialogue about genocide, tolerance, and forgiveness.

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UN to EU: Take bold steps to rescue refugees

Senior UN officials demand that EU leaders create sufficient channels for safe and regular migration.

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U.S. sends forces to train Ukraine National Guard, communists repressed

Some 300 U.S. military personnel are carrying out a training program for the Ukrainian National Guard near the city of Lviv.

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