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Nestle to Build Bottling Plant in Drought-Stricken Phoenix (Reader Charles)
On the surface, providing water by any means to an area plagued with drought is a good thing. However, bottling the city’s water — then selling it to the citizens — means making a profit off of something that sustains life.
UN Document Shows the Headache Caused by the Migrant and Refugee Crisis (Dan)
When it comes to helping migrants and refugees, no one is happy.
Delaware Strikes Down the Death Penalty (Reader Samantha)
The court decided that since judges handed down the sentence, not juries, it was in violation of the Sixth amendment in the Constitution.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Sees Problems with Iran Deal (Dan)
Though the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei originally supported the deal, congressional roadblocks by US lawmakers have prevented foreign investment and thus angered the Iranians. Who knows, perhaps Iran – not Donald Trump – will “rip up the deal”.
Report States that Trump Asked Three Times Why US Can’t Use Nuclear Weapons (Reader Chris)
“if we have them, why can’t we use them?”, Trump asked repeatedly. There may be little basis for the report, but it does sound like a typical Trump moment.