Rep. Wilson describes Trump in no uncertain terms

"This man is a sick man. He is cold hearted and he feels no pity or sympathy for anyone." said Florida Congressperson Frederica Wilson of US President Donald Trump.

Wilson was with her constituent, the widow of fallen Sgt. La David Johnson, as US President Donald Trump called her to "sympathize." Rep. Wilson found the President's message bewildering. Sgt. Johnson was ambushed and killed in Niger for undisclosed reasons.

Donald Trump referred to his call with the six-month pregnant widow Johnson as "very nice" and Representative Wilson as a liar.

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West African migrants are kidnapped and sold in Libyan slave markets

The UN's International Organization for Migration says that human traffickers paid to smuggle migrants out of sub-Saharan Africa are selling their "clients" to slavers in Libya, who ransom them to their families, starving them and working them to death while they wait for the money to come in. Read the rest

Charity:Water's powerful video on water in Mali and Niger

Rael Dornfest from Charity:Water says, "Today is a huge day at charity: water as we launch our annual September Campaign. It's our biggest campaign ever as we try to raise $4 million to bring 100,000 people clean water in the Sahel region."

"The key to our campaign is a powerful 6 minute video our team shot earlier this year in Mali and Niger. Women there pull dirty water by hand out of 60 foot holes in 100 degree heat. Access to clean water completely transforms their lives."

September Campaign | 2014 | charity: water

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