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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

RSN: John Kiriakou | James Comey, a Whistleblower, Really?

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John Kiriakou | James Comey, a Whistleblower, Really?
Former FBI director James Comey will testify on Thursday. (photo: Reuters) 
John Kiriakou, Reader Supported News 
Kiriakou writes: "The first time I ever heard former FBI director James Comey described as a 'whistleblower,' I chuckled to myself. After thinking about it, though, I concluded that, in a way, Comey actually is a whistleblower. The legal definition of a whistleblower is 'any person who brings to light evidence of waste, fraud, abuse, illegality, or threats to the public health or public safety.' So I guess, technically, Comey fits the bill." 
The Trump Administration Prosecutes Its First Leaker: 25-Year-Old NSA Contractor Arrested for Leaking File on Russia Election Hacking 
Jon Swaine, Guardian UK 
Swaine writes: "Three days before Americans voted last November, Reality Winner joked with her sister online that Moscow's efforts to influence the US presidential election could have an upside for her as a keen weightlifter." 
US Says It May Pull Out of UN Human Rights Body, Citing Member Abuses, Treatment of Israel 
Anne Gearan, The Washington Post 
Gearan writes: "The Trump administration warned Tuesday that the United States could pull out of the U.N. Human Rights Council unless the body ends what Washington calls the whitewashing of dictators' abuses and unfair attacks on Israel." 
Mosul: As the Battle Against ISIS Rages On, so Does Terror, Suffering for Civilians 
Arwa Damon, Ghazi Balkiz and Brice Laine, CNN 
Excerpt: "A Humvee screams into the field clinic a few kilometers from western Mosul's current front line. A teenage girl is carried out, listless. An elderly man is in complete shock, unable to utter a word, and is helped towards a bed. A woman struggling to breathe is quickly given oxygen." 
Nevada's Legislature Just Passed a Radical Plan to Let Anybody Sign Up for Medicaid 
Sarah Kliff, Vox 
Kliff writes: "Nevada, with little fanfare or notice, is inching toward a massive health insurance expansion - one that would give the state's 2.8 million residents access to a public health insurance option." 
What You Need to Know About the UK's Election 
Excerpt: "The United Kingdom's political structure is a bicameral, parliamentary one, with a 'first past the post' voting system for the lower house, called the House of Commons." 
IEA: World Can Reach 'Net Zero' Emissions by 2060 to Meet Paris Climate Goals 
Simon Evan, Carbon Brief 
Evan writes: "Global emissions can be pushed down to 'net zero' by 2060 to meet the climate goals of the Paris agreement, said the International Energy Agency (IEA)." 

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