As Eight Guantánamo Detainees Ask for Freedom, the Trump Administration Says It Could Hold Them For 100 Years

As Eight Guantánamo Detainees Ask for Freedom, the Trump Administration Says It Could Hold Them For 100 Years

On Wednesday a federal court in Washington, D.C., heard the first major challenge to the Trump administration’s policy on Guantánamo Bay — a case arguing against the ongoing detention of eight of the 40 Muslim men still left at the island prison. The judge’s decision in the case could impact any future attempt to bring detainees […]

China’s statistics are bad. Many criticisms of them are worse

China’s statistics are bad. Many criticisms of them are worse

“Our people crave, more than anything else, to know the extent of the nation,” says the narrator in “Do You Love Me?”, a short story by Peter Carey set on an imaginary world that lionises cartographers. To satisfy that craving, the country carries out a regular, exhaustive census: a “total inventory of the contents of […]

Bill Aimed at Saving Community Banks Is Already Killing Them

Bill Aimed at Saving Community Banks Is Already Killing Them

After initial reluctance, House Republicans have finally reached an agreement to move forward on a bipartisan bank deregulation bill that the Senate passed in March. Its stated aim — to help rural community banks thrive against growing Wall Street power — appears to have been enough to power it across the finish line. But banking […]

Israel hits nearly all Iran infrastructure in Syria, says ‘if it rains on us, it’ll storm on them’

Israel hits nearly all Iran infrastructure in Syria, says ‘if it rains on us, it’ll storm on them’

Jerusalem: Israeli raids overnight hit “nearly all the Iranian infrastructure in Syria”, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Thursday after strikes Israel says were in response to rocket fire at its forces it blamed on Iran. “We hit nearly all the Iranian infrastructure in Syria,” Lieberman told a security conference. “They need to remember the […]

Plants love carbon dioxide, but too much could be bad for them

Plants love carbon dioxide, but too much could be bad for them

Too much of one food is bad for themImage Source / Getty By Michael Le Page No one expected this. In the longest-running experiment of its kind, the plants that were supposed to thrive in higher carbon dioxide levels have instead done less well. The finding suggests plants will not take up as much CO2 […]

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