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UN Reviews Complaint Of Mistreatment In Quantico Brig

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The United Nations is considering a complaint that an Army private being held in Quantico, Va., suspected of giving classified documents to WikiLeaks, is being mistreated.

The UN office for torture issues in Geneva says it received a complaint from one of Pfc. Bradley Manning's supporters alleging conditions in the Marine Corps brig in Quantico amount to torture.

The Pentagon denies mistreating Manning. And a spokesman for the Marine Corps says the military is keeping Manning safe, secure and ready for trial.

Manning supporters are also calling on the base commander to relax conditions that include confinement 23 hours a day in a one-person cell.

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Your Turn: Sexual Assault, Nate Parker And More

Director Nate Parker's college rape case is resurfacing and putting off would-be fans of his highly anticipated film "The Birth of a Nation." What do Washingtonians think?

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Minnesota Cracks Down On Neonic Pesticides, Promising Aid To Bees

Minnesota's governor has ordered new restrictions on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been blamed for killing bees. Many details of the plan, however, remain to be worked out.
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Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan And His Visit To Mexico

Donald Trump lays out a plan for immigration after a meeting with Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto. An update on the Republican presidential nominee’s proposals on immigration, illegal drugs and trade.

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Results From Congressional Primary Races And New Concerns About Hacks Into State Voting Systems

Join us to discuss results from primary challenges to Republican Senator John McCain, Democratic Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others and new concerns possible Russian hackers breaking into U.S. state voting systems.

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