34 PHOTOS US Coal Lobby fights Black Lung Tax See Gallery US Coal Lobby fights Black Lung Tax Mist surrounds the Premier Elkhorn Coal Co mine in Myra, Kentucky, U.S., May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder A rainbow arcs over the road in coal country in Berwind, West Virginia, U.S., May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder A boy pulls a wheelie on his bike in the coal mining town of Northfork, West Virginia, U.S., May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Cars pass the intersection of Coal Street and Main Street in Keystone, West Virginia, U.S., May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder A Confederate battle flag is painted on the side of Hilton's Grocery and Deli in Hurley, Virginia, U.S., May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder A woman orders refreshments during an auction at L & G Auction in North Tazewell, West Virginia, U.S., May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Thirteen year-old Blaze Young rides his dirt bike through a … [Read more...] about Coal lobby fights black lung tax as disease rates soar
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The document is more than 85 years old, handwritten and hard to read. Many death certificates from this period are ambiguous or euphemistic: The victim died from a “broken neck.” Not this one. The cause of death, recorded in loopy cursive, is “hanged by mob.”Robert Appleberry, 22 and known as Hollie, was murdered in 1930 in the tiny Mississippi town of Wahalak, in a time and place where lynchings were so common the county was called “Bloody Kemper.” Appleberry was one of three black men lynched in Kemper County that day. When law student Kellie Ware-Seabron got her hands on his death certificate this fall, it was “equal parts gratifying and horrifying,” she said. She had set out to research the other two victims—dragged from sheriffs’ cars and hung after being accused of robbing a white couple—and inadvertently discovered a third.During the reign of racial terror that lasted from the end of Reconstruction through the … [Read more...] about Lynching cold cases are re-examined as law students compile archive
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByDavid E. Sanger and Ronen Bergman July 15, 2018 TEL AVIV — The Mossad agents moving in on a warehouse in a drab commercial district of Tehran knew exactly how much time they had to disable the alarms, break through two doors, cut through dozens of giant safes and get out of the city with a half-ton of secret materials: six hours and 29 minutes. The morning shift of Iranian guards would arrive around 7 a.m., a year of Israeli surveillance of the warehouse had revealed, and the agents were under orders to leave before 5 a.m. to have enough time to escape. Once the Iranian custodians arrived, it would be instantly clear that someone had stolen much of the country’s clandestine nuclear archive, documenting years of work on atomic weapons, warhead designs and production plans. The agents arrived that … [Read more...] about How Israel, in Dark of Night, Torched Its Way to Iran’s Nuclear Secrets
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