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Jillian Weinberger

Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:

The Silk Road Trial: One of The Most Important Cases of Our Time

Friday, January 16, 2015

The trial of Ross Ulbricht, accused as the mastermind behind the online black market Silk Road, began this week.  Legal scholars say it's one of the most important cases of recent times.

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The Beginning of the End of Bitcoin?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The digital currency Bitcoin has fallen by 25 percent over the last two days. One financial expert says this might be the beginning of the end of Bitcoin.

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Newsstands See Rush For Charlie Hebdo

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Charlie Hebdo usually prints just 45,000 copies. But after the terrorist attack on the magazine, five million copies of this week's issue have headed to newsstands throughout the world.

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky: The Man to Take on Putin?

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been praised as a activist for democracy and a force for good who suffered at the hands of Putin. But it's not clear if he can save Russians from reality.

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Free Speech & The Prophet Muhammed: Fighting Radical Islam

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

While the great majority of Muslims do not subscribe to the radical ideas of ISIS, after attacks like those in Paris, the message of mainstream Islam is often obscured.

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Obama Pushes For Free Community College for Millions

Monday, January 12, 2015

On Friday, President Obama announced a new proposal to make community college free for millions of students. We explore the president's initiative, and a similar program in Tennessee. 

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Reign of Terror: 2,000 Feared Dead in Boko Haram Massacre

Monday, January 12, 2015

After a week of Boko Haram-sponsored attacks across Nigeria, scores are dead and many are left wondering whether the government can effectively combat terror.

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Al Qaeda and ISIS Unite in Paris Terror

Monday, January 12, 2015

The terrorist behind the attacks on Charlie Hebdo and other recent attacks in Paris included unlikely cooperation between Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State.

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Freedom of Speech, or An Excuse to Bully?

Friday, January 09, 2015

"Under the rhetoric of free speech and satire we see bullying of oppressed and marginalized communities. I think Hebdo mixed those lines," says religious scholar Hussein Rashid.

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Terror in France Highlights Tensions in Europe

Thursday, January 08, 2015

This week's terrorist attack in Paris underscored the longstanding tensions between immigrants—particularly Muslim immigrants—and citizens of the European Union.

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Palestine Pivots Towards International Community

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The Mideast peace process has been at a standstill for more than a decade. Now, the Palestinian leadership is trying a new tactic: Appealing to the international community.

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Ferguson Juror Makes Moves to Tell All

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

A grand juror in the Darren Wilson case has filed suit against St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCullough, in an effort to speak publicly about the case. 

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New Year, More Pay

Monday, January 05, 2015

On New Year's Day, 20 states and Washington, D.C. increased the minimum wage, and Alaska will follow suit in February. What does this mean for workers?

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The Top Threats Facing the World in 2015

Monday, January 05, 2015

This year, watch out for Putin's aggressive foreign policy, a lack of cohesion in the European Union, and China's economic slowdown.

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The Rise Of Marijuana Gourmet Food

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

As states across the country reconsider their marijuana policies, even gourmet chefs are cashing in on edibles.

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U.S. Pays Heavy Price for No Ransom Policy

Monday, December 29, 2014

While European officials often pay millions to ensure the release of their kidnapped citizens, the U.S. refuses to pay ransom -- a policy that may have led to unnecessary deaths. 

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What Lies Ahead for Guantanamo

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The Obama Administration has repatriated four Afghan Guantanamo detainees, leaving 132 prisoners in the prison. What will 2015 bring?

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The World's Most Powerful Person? The Pope & His Mass Appeal

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

From Cuba to the Middle East to Catholic family values, Pope Francis made waves in 2014. 

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Looking Forward to a Life Without Breast Cancer

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The women behind The Takeaway's series "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer" reflect on their diagnoses, the prognoses and how they've coped.

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In Sierra Leone, Christmas Cancelled by Ebola

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The Ebola epidemic continues in West Africa, where officials in Sierra Leone have canceled all public holidays over Christmas and New Year's.

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