Victory for Tribes as SCOTUS Ties in Dollar General

Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: Jun 27, 2016

In a narrow victory for the nation’s 567 federally-recognized tribal nations, the United States Supreme Court today announced a 4-4 deadlock in Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, which allows a 5th Circuit opinion in favor of the tribe to stand.

Obama Admin Gives Positive Status Report for ACA at Annual NNPA Convention

 

The Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 27, 2016

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the nation has seen the largest reduction in the uninsured in four decades, with more than 16 million uninsured individuals gaining coverage.

Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Bystander

 

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jun 22, 2016

Israeli troops mistakenly killed a Palestinian bystander on Tuesday while responding with gunfire to a petrol bomb and rock attack on Israeli vehicles in the occupied West Bank, the military said.

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Convicted

 

North Star News Today, News Report, Frederick Lowe and Burney Simpson, Posted: Jun 22, 2016

A federal jury on Tuesday convicted longtime U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.) of bribery, mail fraud and 27 other charges. He faces up to 20 years in prison.

Reporters Learn Future of Work and Aging During Columbia Seminar

 

PBS Next Avenue , News Report, Richard Eisenberg, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

Reporters chosen for the 16th Age Boom fellowship got a sneak peek into the future of work and retirement.

Philippines: ‘Fastest-Growing’ Smartphone Nation in Southeast Asia

 

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

Affordable, low-end smartphones are a significant factor because it opened up the market to Filipinos who otherwise would not have access to smartphones, according to Mobile World Live.

Vietnam to Ratify TPP as US Loses Enthusiasm

 

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

Vietnam has announced plans to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership next month, showing an enthusiasm for the trade agreement that is no longer matched in the United States.

Senate Rejects Murphy Background-Check Provision and ‘Terror Gap’ Bill

 

The Hartford Guardian, News Report, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

For the second time since the slaughter at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the U.S. Senate has rejected an effort to expand FBI background checks of gun purchasers.

Racial Profiling 'Common Sense,' Says Trump

 

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

Donald Trump on Sunday called racial profiling of Muslims "common sense" as a strategy to prevent violence in America — although his proposed policies would prove ineffective, experts say.

Gay Arabs Traumatized by Orlando Massacre

 

Arab American News, News Report, Ali Harb, Posted: Jun 17, 2016

After a suspected extremist killed 49 people at the gay club in Florida, the tragedy hit home for many LGBTQ Arab Americans.

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