‘Revenge Porn’ is Deemed Legal

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Revenge Porn: Sharing nude photos of sexual partners is protected under the First Amendment according to a decision by the Texas 12th Court of Appeals. The law was challenged by a man accused of sharing a naked photograph of a woman without her consent. Photo credit: Adapted by WhoWhatWhy from Kārlis Dambrāns / Flickr (CC BY 2.0) and 小巢 筑 / Flickr (CC BY 2.0).

Walmart’s CEO Earns 1,188 Times as Much as the Company’s Median Worker (Jimmy)

The author writes, “Doug McMillon earned $22.8 million during the retailer’s last fiscal year, which ended on January 31, according to a company filing. Walmart’s median employee, meanwhile, earned $19,177 in the same period.”

Yemen: ‘At Least 20 Killed Including Bride’ After Airstrike by Saudi-led Coalition Hits Wedding Party (Jimmy)

The author writes, “The dead were mostly women and children gathered in a tent set up for the wedding in the Bani Qayis district, according to Khaled al-Nadhri, the leading health official in the north-western Hajjah province. Hospital chief Mohammed al-Sawmali said the groom and 45 other wounded people were brought to the local al-Jomhouri hospital.”

Korean Peninsula in Historic Peace Talks — Thanks to Activists, Not Trump (Reader Luke)

The Real News Network speaks with Dr. Simone Chun, an associate in research at Harvard’s Korea Institute, about the recent turn toward peace in the Korean peninsula.

Another Unarmed Black Man Shot and Killed in California (Reader Steve)

26-year old Diante Yarber was shot 10 times in his car, according to an attorney for the family. Yarber’s death comes on the heels of the controversial killing of Stephon Clark by law enforcement.

Life After Gitmo (Dan)

In an effort to close Guantanamo Bay, the Obama administration established an office in the State Department that tracked released detainees. President Trump’s former secretary of state Rex Tillerson shuttered that program. Now the detainees, once considered terrorists, have gone missing.

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