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Update: CNN Announces Donna Brazile’s Resignation in Light of New WikiLeaks Revelations

Update: Monday, 12:45 p.m. PDT: Donna Brazile, who was named interim chair of the Democratic National Committee in July, has resigned from CNN in the wake of new WikiLeaks revelations pointing to an abuse of power.

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WikiLeaks’ ‘Podesta Emails’ Reveal the Power Behind the Clinton Campaign

WikiLeaks released 2,000 new documents, allegedly from the email account of John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. The emails reveal some of the campaign’s inner workings and the symbiotic relationship staff members share with some members of the press.

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Exploited and Sexually Abused Qatari Migrant Workers Forced to Run Marathon

Migrants who work under severe conditions often akin to slavery were forced to participate in a state-sponsored “megamarathon” in Doha, Qatar. The marathon, which occurred late last month at 2pm when temperatures were at a blistering 84 degrees, saw workers bused in and forced to run, some in jeans and flip-flops. They were told they had to finish the race, in a failed effort to break the Guinness world record for the largest marathon. According to Amnesty International, the migrant workers face exploitation including physical and sexual abuse.

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