2022-08-15: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-15). 50 killed as heavy rains, floods lash northern Nigeria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — At least 50 people have been killed in floods triggered by torrential rains in northern Nigeria, authorities said on Sunday.

Staff (2022-08-15). China lashes out at US congressmen's visit to Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Beijing urges Washington to stop interfering in the country's internal affairs and adhere to the "one China" policy, Liu Xiaoming, special representative of the Chinese government for the Korean Peninsula, tweeted.

Editor (2022-08-15). Chris Hedges: We Are Not the First Civilization to Collapse, but We Will Probably Be the Last. scheerpost.com "Doomsday Selfie." [Illustration by Mr. Fish] | By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost | CAHOKIA MOUNDS, Illinois: I am standing atop a 100-foot-high temple mound, the largest known earthwork in the Americas built by prehistoric peoples. The temperatures, in the high 80s, along with the oppressive humidity, have emptied the park of all but a handful of visitors. My shirt is matted with sweat. | I look out from the structure—known as

Kevin Gosztola (2022-08-15). CIA, Pompeo Sued For Allegedly Spying On US Attorneys And Journalists Who Met With Assange. thedissenter.org Former CIA Director Mike Pompeo (Photo: A group of journalists and lawyers, who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange while he was living under political asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy, sued the CIA and former CIA director Mike Pompeo. They allege that the agency under Pom…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Five US Citizens Among Victims Of Sunday Shooting In Jerusalem. southfront.org Five US citizens were injured during the shooting outside the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the US Department of State. |

Lynda Carson (2022-08-15). Minimum income requirements continue to exclude the poor from affordable housing projects. indybay.org Public Housing Is Being Privatized By So-Called Nonprofit Affordable Housing Developers, And Turned Into So-Called Affordable Housing Projects That Exclude The Poorest Of The Poor With Minimum Income Requirements!

Brenda Norrell (2022-08-15). The Struggle to Survive: Energy, Genocide and the Targeting of Leonard Peltier. indybay.org The genocide of Native people by the United States government was carried out by murder, removal of children to boarding schools and foster homes, exploitation of energy resources, sterilization of women,and forced relocation. Cultural genocide was also carried out by missionaries and churches.

Emily Mangiaracina (2022-08-15). World Economic Forum Adviser Claims the Planet No Longer Needs the 'Vast Majority' of the Population. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2022-08-15). Selected Articles: World Economic Forum Adviser Claims the Planet No Longer Needs the 'Vast Majority' of the Population. globalresearch.ca By Top World Economic Forum (WEF) adviser Yuval Noah Harari recently declared that the world doe…

Paul Joseph Watson (2022-08-15). World Economic Forum Calls for Merging of Human and AI Intel to Censor 'Hate Speech' & 'Misinformation'. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-08-15). Worst-ever drought devastates Europe amid capitalism's climate crisis. wsws.org This once-in-every- 0-year drought shows that internationally-coordinated action is urgently needed to halt climate change and protect critical food and energy supplies.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-15). Henry Kissinger: US Responsible for Bringing Itself to 'Edge' of War With China and Russia. news.antiwar.com Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger "We are at the edge of war with Russia and China on issues which we partly created, without any concept of how this is going to end or what it's supposed to lead to," Kissinger said. | The 99-year-old former diplomat warned against changing policy toward Taiwan as W…

____ (2022-08-15). One year on, Afghanistan still a mess after U.S. military withdrawal. ecns.cn The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan on Aug. 15 last year put an end to the 20-year-long war in Afghanistan, but the destruction caused by U.S.-style "freedom and democracy" still prevails one year later. Almost every Afghan is now living below the poverty line, Foreign Policy cited United Nations data as saying.

____ (2022-08-15). Historic drought hits Europe. ecns.cn Europe is facing its worst drought in 500 years. Many European countries are enduring droughts this summer that have hurt farmers and shippers and promoted authorities to restrict water use.

_____ (2022-08-15). Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan: Feedback from the Middle East. journal-neo.org The visit of US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan was met with bewilderment and wariness in the Middle East media. This is evidenced, in particular, by the headline comments on the subject: "Taiwan after Ukraine on the American chessboard", "Controversial visit", "Why provoke China?", etc. What is the use and point for …

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-15). US Restores Backchannels With Syria Over Missing American Journalist. news.antiwar.com The Biden administration has According to a report from

Infobrics (2022-08-15). China's Union Pay Expands Russian Operations. infobrics.org Two more of Russia's largest banks, MKB and DOM.FR, have stated they are preparing to issue Union Pay cards — MKB and DOM.RF, with the facilities expected to be open from early 2023, while others are also considering the move…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-08-15). Celebrate International Day for People of African Descent. indybay.org Discover California Pioneers of African Descent (1849-1875) as part of United Nations International Day for People of African Descent.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Ask the Mayo Mom: Practical approaches to breastfeeding. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Breastfeeding can be challenging, but help is available for new mothers. Lactation consultants, either at the hospital or through organizations like La Leche League, can help with learning the positions that work best mom and baby, and offer tips that can help with learning this new skill of breastfeeding. While breastfeeding benefits for the baby are well-known, the mother also benefits. "It's definitely a great healthy choice for moms to breastfeed," explains Rebekah Huppert, a lactation consultant and nurse…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: Can a beverage provide a brain boost? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you looked at the lineup of soft drinks available at your grocery store lately? Dozens of new types of beverages claim to offer a myriad of health benefits. Some include ingredients such as nootropics and adaptogens, which claim to improve brain function.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Brent Bauer, a Mayo Clinic internist, explains what you should know about these supplements and if they really can help boost brain power. Watch: The Mayo Clinic…

Staff (2022-08-15). US spy services in Afghanistan continuing destructive actions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Stating that a year has passed since the planned escape of the US forces from Afghanistan, a senior Iranian diplomat said that the US spy services are still continuing their destructive actions in Afghanistan.

Antonio Camacho Negrón (2022-08-15). La farsa de la democracia en Puerto Rico bajo el colonialismo de EEUU. multipolarista.com La democracia no existe en Puerto Rico bajo el colonialismo estadounidense. El pueblo no tiene poder de decisión y no puede alcanzar la independencia a través de procesos eleccionarios amañados.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). US-Made International MaxxPro MRAPs Reached Donbass. southfront.org On August 14th, a column of US-made International MaxxPro MRAPs entered the Donbas region. The armored vehicles provided to the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) by the US were delivered through Italy, Poland and Romania. They arrived on the territory of Ukraine three days before. | The column of at least 18 vehicles were reportedly spotted near the village of Slavyanka located 45 kilometers to the west from the city of Donetsk. Machine guns were seen installed on the towers of…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). In Video: Self-Destruction Of Ukrainian Artillery On Front Line. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the Sinelnikovo railway stations in Dnepropetrovsk region with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 63rd Mechanized Brigade near Belogorka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 8th Infantry-Engineering Brigades near Ugledar with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 60th Infantry Brigade near Osokorovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Chuguev with high-precision missiles;…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Russian Ka-52 Alligator Helicopter Shot Down In Eastern Ukraine. southfront.org The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian Ka-52 helicopter in the Ugledar region. Thea attack was carried out with MANPADS. | The helicopter performed fire support for the units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the People's Militia of the DPR. Before it was shot by two anti-aircraft missiles, the helicopter reportedly hit two fortified positions of Ukrainian forces. The pilot and the navigation officer made emergency landing and were evacuated by Russian forces from th…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-08-15). Iran to present final opinion to EU coordinator tonight. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Stating that Iran will present its final opinion in written format to the European Union coordinator tonight, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that if the US shows flexibility, an agreement will be reached in the coming days.

Staff (2022-08-15). VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23: Vencido el segundo tercio del calendario clasificatorio. cubadebate.cu Después de una maratónica jornada donde se jugaron diez partidos, cuatro de ellos concluidos por la vía de la lechada y tres con ventaja de una carrera, el VII Campeonato Nacional de béisbol categoría sub 23 venció el segundo tercio de su calendario clasificatorio. Entérese aquí de todos los detalles.

____ (2022-08-15). 77th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II commemorated. ecns.cn Japan surrendered to Allied forces on August 15, 1945 in World War II and today marks the 77th anniversary of Japan's defeat and unconditional surrender.

____ (2022-08-15). Japanese PM delivers speech marking anniversary of surrender without remorse for wartime aggression. ecns.cn Japan on Monday marked the 77th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida delivering his speech without remorse for the country's wartime aggression history.

____ (2022-08-15). Japanese PM sends offering to notorious Yasukuni shrine, 2 cabinet members visit. ecns.cn Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine on Monday, the 77th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II.

Rqorinoco (2022-08-15). Sri Lanka's Crisis is a Chronicle Foretold. orinocotribune.com By Eric Toussaint — Aug 9, 2022 | Sri Lanka's acute economic crisis and sovereign debt default, along with its people's uprising in 2022, has drawn attention across the world. It is described as the "canary in the coal mine," that is, a harbinger of the likely future for other global south countries. Eric Toussaint, spokesperson for the Committee for the Abolition of Illegitimate Debt (CADTM) interviewed via email Colombo-based Balasingham Skanthakumar of the Social Scientists' Association of Sri Lanka and the CADTM's South Asia network. The responses in draft were improved by Amali Wedagedera's review and…

| Anadolu Agency | (2022-08-15). Shrinking sea ice poses major threat to global climate. tribune.com.pk Turkish scientists on an expedition to the Arctic circle completed their studies on Friday into the effects of global warming on polar sea ice and glaciers, which are crucial in the planet's heat balance and in danger of disappearing as temperatures hit unprecedented levels. | "While this ice covering changes the relationship between the sea and the atmosphere, it also provides an important input for climate formation," said Ozgun Oktar, who serves as a captain in Türkiye's 2nd Arctic Ocean expedition. | Underlining that the structure of sea ice is actually "very different" from as it appears, Oktar expla…

Michael Welch (2022-08-15). Count-Down to Apocalypse: Are the US and Russia Finally on Course toward World War III? globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-08-15). Bright Outlook for China-Brazil Cooperation in Developing Digital Economy. infobrics.org Over the past five years, China and Brazil have joined together to continue pushing forward the development of the digital economy at comparatively lightning-fast speeds…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Expert Alert: What a formula change may mean for Black patients in need of a kidney transplant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Experts are hoping a new requirement that all U.S. transplant centers use a race-neutral formula to determine eligibility for a kidney transplant will improve African American access to lifesaving transplants. "This is an essential step toward reducing racial inequity in access to kidney transplantation," says Naim Issa, M.D., a Mayo Clinic nephrologist. "The inclusion of race in the calculation of kidney function has been linked to disparities in care for African Americans,…

Colette Payne (2022-08-15). I Stole to Feed My Family and Was Incarcerated. We Need Resources, Not Prisons. truthout.org This essay is a 2022 winner of the Keeley Schenwar Memorial Essay Prize. | "A menace to society," is what I was called by the judge at the age of 14. Those words rang in my ear and stabbed my mother in her heart. | "Not my baby," she cried, "Not my baby." | I was a bad kid in the eyes of the law. They labeled me and I wore that jacket for many years. It was fitting, considering where I came from. All the kids that were born into poverty in my community wore the jacket: promiscuous, too ghetto, nappy hair, liar. Why so many jackets with labels? I am not what you call me. | I want my words to paint a picture, so yo…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: Fingernails are clues to your health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Psoriasis can affect fingernails and toenails, causing pitting, abnormal growth and discoloration. August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. And experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to keep an eye on your nails, as they can provide clues to your overall health. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/4UE0YtSSeUg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

Andrea Mazzarino (2022-08-15). A Military Rich in Dollars, Poor in People: And our Frayed Social Safety Net. juancole.com Andrea Mazzarino | ( Tomdispatch.com) The American military is now having trouble recruiting enough soldiers. According to the New York Times, its ranks are short thousands of entry-level troops and it's on track to face the worst recruitment crisis since the Vietnam War ended, not long after the draft was eliminated. Mind you, …

William Briggs (2022-08-15). Australia and the sport of China baiting. greenleft.org.au The aggressive questioning of China's ambassador Xiao Qian's presentation to the National Press Club showed how the bourgeois media stirs animosity towards China. William Briggs reports.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Military Situation In Syria On August 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 15, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 6 times: 4 in Aleppo province, 1 in Idlib province, 1 in Idlib Latakia; | On August 15, the US base at Tanf area was targeted with several drones; | On August 14, the Israeli warplanes attacked SAA position in the Tartus and Damascus countrysides. Three SAA servicemen were killed; | On August 14, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positions in…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: Learning the ABCDEs of melanoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in cells that produce your skin's pigment. Regular skin checks can help you identify the warning signs and differentiate melanoma from noncancerous skin formations, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cMEGrDdVGE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

Staff (2022-08-15). PMU forces thwart ISIL attack in Iraq's Nineveh (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Iraq's Popular Mobilization Unit, also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi, forces foiled the night attack of the remnants of the ISIL terrorist group in Nineveh province in the northwest of the country.

Staff (2022-08-15). Iran students bag 3 medals at 34th Olympiad in Informatics. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — High school students from Iran scooped three awards and a diploma of honor at the 34th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) underway in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

____ (2022-08-15). Roll of Japanese chemical warfare unit disclosed. ecns.cn A roll of a Japanese chemical warfare unit was revealed for the first time in China on Monday.

____ (2022-08-15). S.Korea expresses regret over Japanese PM's offering to war-linked shrine. ecns.cn South Korea on Monday expressed regret over Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida sending a ritual offering to the notorious war-linked Yasukuni Shrine, seen as a symbol of the militaristic and colonial past of Japan.

Infobrics (2022-08-15). Nigeria Missing as BRICS Moves to Cut Western Domination. infobrics.org Though Nigeria is listed as one of the countries that have expressed interest in joining BRICS, a bloc of five major economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — whose focus is to reduce Western dominance and build a new economic order, its membership may have been stalled by its peculiar challenges…

Staff (2022-08-15). 4-nation drone competition kicks off in Iran's Kashan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — The 7th international military competition with the participation of drones from Iran, Russia, Belarus and Armenia, started on Monday morning in Kashan in central Iran.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Over Past Day Kiev Forces Lost Hundreds Of Servicemen, Including Foreign Mercenaries Russian MoD. southfront.org On August 15, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on the destruction of more than 0 soldiers fighting for the Kiev…

Staff (2022-08-15). Russia willing to expand ties with N Korea: Putin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Moscow is ready to continue the comprehensive and constructive development of bilateral relations with Pyongyang.

____ (2022-08-15). Chinese team makes debut at Tank Biathlon 2022. ecns.cn China's tank crew of 336 compete at "Tank Biathlon" contest of the "International Army Games – 2022" at the Alabino military training ground in Moscow, Russia, August 14, 2022.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-08-15). Stumbling Surveillance: The end of the COVIDSafe App. dissidentvoice.org It took a few years of tolerable incompetence, caused fears about security, and was meant to be the great surveillance salvation to reassure us all. Instead, Australia's COVIDSafe App only identified two positive cases of infection during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, and failed, in every sense of the term, to work. Launched in April 2020, this …

Kenny Stancil (2022-08-15). 94% of pre-packaged and homemade US baby foods contain toxic heavy metals: studyÔøº. nationofchange.org "FDA must go beyond the baby food aisle and set strong standards for these contaminants," said the national director of Healthy Babies Bright Futures.

Steven Rosenfeld (2022-08-15). Arizona's Secretary of State race pits 'the guy who beat the cyber ninjas' against Trump insurrectionist. nationofchange.org An interview with Adrian Fontes, who modernized Phoenix's election system and helped hundreds of thousands of new voters during 2020's pandemic and presidential election.

| Anadolu Agency | (2022-08-15). Newly identified Langya virus being tracked after China infection reports. tribune.com.pk Researchers are monitoring a newly identified virus in China that appears to be transmitted from animals to humans. | While more than three dozen cases have been recorded in China since the virus was first detected in late 2018, it was only formally identified this week. | Cases of the Langya henipavirus (LayV) were reported mostly among farmers in the eastern provinces of Shandong and Henan between December 2018 and May 2021, with no fatalities so far. | Experts who identified the virus said LayV is "part of a genus of viruses called henipaviruses that are typically harbored in fruit bats," according to a rep…

Misión Verdad (2022-08-15). Washington Escalates Hijacking of Venezuela's EMTRASUR Boeing 747. orinocotribune.com By Misión Verdad Aug 14, 2022 | BACKGROUND | On August 11, the Lomas de Zamora court (Buenos Aires, Argentina) accepted the request for the seizure of the Boeing 747 aircraft belonging to the Venezuelan company EMTRASUR, illegally held at the Ezeiza airport since June 8. The request was made earlier this month to the Argentine judge Federico Villena, by the Federal Court of the District of Columbia (Washington), which was sent by the United States Department of Justice to the authorities of the Argentine republic. | Accepting this order supposes a turn of events in the kidnapping of the Venezuelan aircraft,…

Staff (2022-08-15). Fire in Matanzas: The Real Story Beyond the Smoke and Fire. orinocotribune.com By Gustavo A Maranges — Aug 9, 2022 | Today, after several days, I checked what the mainstream media has reported on the accident at Matanzas supertanker base. I was not surprised at all by what I found. I say this because many of us are used to reading articles driven by sensationalism and not by any credible principles of journalism when reporting on Cuba. | This has been a tragic accident with incalculable consequences for Cubans. Meanwhile, for the foreign public, it has been reduced to spectacular photos showing huge flames accompanied by a column of black smoke that overshadows two of the country's ma…

____ (2022-08-15). PBOC cuts interest rates by 10bps. ecns.cn The People's Bank of China, the country's central bank, cut key policy interest rates by 10 basis points on Monday, a move aimed at helping facilitate the country's economic recovery.

____ (2022-08-15). Three injured in shooting in US State of Illinois. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Three people were injured in a shooting in the parking lot of the Six Flags Great America amusement park in Gurnee, Illinois, Sunday night, the park confirmed.

WSWS (2022-08-15). Australian Greens endorse Labor government's bogus greenhouse emissions targets. wsws.org The Labor government's climate policies have been endorsed by leading corporate lobby groups. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese boasted of being backed by "an alphabet soup" of business organisations.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-15). Iran weightlifter Rasoul Motamedi wins gold medal in ISG. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Rasoul Motamedi from Iran gained a gold medal in the Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey on Monday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-15). Iran dismisses claims on sending arms to Yemen as baseless. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Nasser Kan'ani, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, rejected a media claim about sending weapons from Iran's Bandar Abbas to Yemen's Hodeidah port as baseless and unfounded.

Hedelberto López Blanch (2022-08-15). El robo de riquezas por bancos occidentales. globalizacion.ca Muchas naciones se están dando cuenta de que no se pueden guardar riquezas en los bancos occidentales porque algunas de estas instituciones se han especializado en adueñarse y robar sus tesoros mediante cualquier excusa. | Desde hace varias décadas estos hechos…

Staff (2022-08-15). Turkish base in N Iraq comes under rocket attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — News sources on Monday reported that the Turkish Zelikan military base in Bashiqa town has come under rocket attack.

Reposted from People's Dispatch (2022-08-15). Colombia: It is the time of the people. greenleft.org.au Gustavo Petro became the first left-wing president in the history of Colombia on August 7, reports People's Dispatch.

____ (2022-08-15). China's surveyed urban unemployment rate continues to drop in July. ecns.cn China's surveyed urban unemployment rate continued to drop in July, down from 5.5 percent in June to stand at 5.4 percent last month, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Preeclampsia linked to increased markers of brain cell damage, inflammation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Preeclampsia is a serious complication of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure and kidney damage. Mayo Clinic researchers found that women with a history of severe preeclampsia have more markers linked to brain cell damage and inflammation, compared to women who had uncomplicated pregnancies. The findings are being presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in San Diego. Preeclampsia affects up to 15% of women. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious,…

Staff (2022-08-15). 4 injured in car bomb blast in Kabul. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Four were injured in an explosion of a bomb planted in a car in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan on Monday.

Staff (2022-08-15). Ecuador blames organized crime for deadly blast in Guayaquil. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Ecuadorian President has declared a state of emergency in the country's second-largest city of Guayaquil after an explosion blamed on "organized-crime mercenaries" killed at least five people and injured 17 others.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-15). EE.UU. renueva tensiones con China por el tema de Taiwán. telesurtv.net Taiwán detecta aviones de combate y buques militares chinos en sus alrededores poco antes de la visita de una delegación de EE.UU. a la isla.

TeleSUR -ysm, JCM (2022-08-15). Arremete hombre armado contra el Capitolio de EE. UU. telesurtv.net Los efectivos policiales investigan las causas que originaron el accidente de tráfico, los disparos al aire y el posterior suicidio de la persona.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: Don't skip your child's HPV vaccine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Kids are heading back into the classroom, and health care professionals say it's important to prepare for the first day of school by keeping up to date with childhood immunizations. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases physician, says if you have a preteen, make sure he or she gets vaccinated for HPV now. It could prevent your child from getting cancer later in life.Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/ORgl35BN8f4 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

____ (2022-08-15). China's service sector continues recovery: official. ecns.cn China's service sector continued to recover in July, an official said Monday.

| Reuters | (2022-08-15). Modi says India aims to become developed nation in 25 years. tribune.com.pk India will aim to become a developed nation within 25 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a national day address on Monday, with policies to support domestic production in power, defence and digital technology. | Speaking from the 17th century Red Fort in Delhi as India celebrates its 75th year of independence from British colonial rule, Modi exhorted youth to "aim big" and give their best years for the cause of the country. | "We must turn India into a developed country in the next 25 years, in our lifetime," said the 71-year-old Modi, wearing a turban in the colours of the Indian flag, in his 75-minu…

Staff (2022-08-15). Ecuador: Guillermo Lasso declara estado de excepción en Guayaquil tras atentado. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, declaró este domingo el estado de excepción en Guayaquil tras explosión suscitada en la madrugada de este 14 de agosto que dejó como resultado cinco personas fallecidas. El jefe de Estado aseveró que las autoridades continúan investigando los hechos para dar con los responsables de la explosión en el barrio Cristo del Consuelo de Guayaquil.

Staff (2022-08-15). 3 servicemen killed in Israel attack on W Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — The Syrian military says three servicemen have been killed as its air defenses confronted hostile Israeli targets over the city of Tartus and the nearby mountain range of Qalamoun.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-15). Despiden a delegación mexicana que luchó contra incendio en Cuba. telesurtv.net "Gracias hermanos, amigos, compañeros de lucha", externó la primera secretaria del Comité Provincial del PCC en Matanzas.

WSWS (2022-08-15). More information emerges on fascist gunman who attacked Ohio FBI office. wsws.org Navy and Army National Guard veteran Ricky Shiffer, 42, was fatally shot by police last Thursday after he tried to break into an FBI field office in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: Benefits of blueberries. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Often labeled a superfood, blueberries are bursting with vitamins and minerals ‚îÄ many of which are classified as antioxidants. Much of the power of this little berry lies in its color. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/bouLJ1JTHyE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

David Sirota (2022-08-15). WATCH NOW: The "Manchin Whisperer-For-Hire" levernews.com Jonathan Kott went from serving as Manchin's senior advisor to leading a well-funded dark money group that spent millions to crush Sen. Bernie Sanders' (Ind.-Vt.) 2020 presidential bid, and then back to Capitol Hill.As The Lever

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-15). Explosión en Guayaquil, Ecuador, deja al menos cinco muertos. telesurtv.net El ministro del Interior, Patricio Carrillo, responsabilizó al crimen organizado por el atentado. "

____ (2022-08-15). Giant panda Saihin celebrates 4th birthday in Japan. ecns.cn Giant Panda Saihin, born on Aug. 14, 2018, celebrated its fourth birthday at the Adventure World in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan on Sunday.

Global Research News (2022-08-15). Conferencia: La Crisis Global del Coronavirus, Golpe de Estado en contra de la Humanidad Prof. Michel Chossudovsky. globalizacion.ca El Colegio de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México (UACM) invita usted a la Conferencia del Prof. Michel Chossudovsky, bajo el título: | . | . | La Crisis Global del Coronavirus, | Golpe de…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Sunburn treatment: What works? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Great summer days are full of relaxation, fun and plenty of sunshine. Unfortunately, spending too much time in the sun can lead to a sunburn. Your skin may be inflamed, painful and feel hot to the touch. Any exposed part of the body, including your lips, earlobes and scalp, can burn. The symptoms of sunburn usually appear a few hours after sun exposure. Unfortunately, there's no fast fix to soothe a sunburn. Once you have sunburn,…

Staff (2022-08-15). Iran rejects US bullying amid nuclear talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — With Iran busy studying recent proposals submitted by the EU, the talks in Vienna entered a new phase that is expected to generate much kerfuffle springing from an apparent US decision to up the ante vis-a-vis Iran.

WSWS (2022-08-15). Nurses denounce Verdi sellout of university hospital strike in Germany's largest state. wsws.org The burning issues and vital demands of nurses and hospital workers—higher wages and more staff—are not addressed in any way.

WorkWeek (2022-08-15). WorkWeek: Fight Against Attack On Parker Liberation School, CCSF Parcel Tax & UAW Ranks. indybay.org WorkWeek covers the Fight Against Attack On Parker Liberation School & Regressive CCSF Parcel Tax For SF Community College Rank & File At UAW 2022 Convention Delegates Push Against Two Tier & For Democracy | CCSF HEAT On What's wrong with the City College of San Francisco Parcel Tax Initiative | drive.google.com/file/d/143rJV_ylQblMiq_… | Summary: | CCSF Higher Education Action Team (HEAT) welcomes more money for public education, but the San Francisco Workforce Education and Reinvestment in the Community Success Act (SF WERCS) initiative is not the way to support City College of San…

Keith McHenry (2022-08-15). Nowhere Land: The Magical Thinking of Santa Cruz Officials. indybay.org "The staff at the Armory treated me so badly I climbed on the van with my walker and bags and moved to the bushes near the Benchlands," explained a recently widowed woman in her 70s at the Union of the Homeless meeting this week. She was one of more than twenty Benchland residents who came to discuss the closing of camp.

WSWS (2022-08-15). FDA authorizes rationing of the vaccine against monkeypox. wsws.org The FDA issued an emergency use authorization for a dose-sparing approach to the Jynneos vaccines to allow for multi-dose use per vial to extend the limited supplies of the vaccines.

Staff (2022-08-15). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda: Nuevas medidas económicas. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu El ministro de Comercio Exterior e Inversión Extranjera Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz y la Ministra de Comercio Interior Betsy Díaz Velázquez comparecerán este lunes en la Mesa Redonda para informar sobre nuevas medidas económicas que forman parte de las anunciadas por el Viceprimer Ministro Alejandro Gil en la reciente sesión de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-15). Al menos 41 muertos deja incendio en una iglesia en Egipto. telesurtv.net El incendio se produjo cuando 5.000 fieles se reunían para la misa en la iglesia de Abu Sifin.

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-08-15). Saturday 8/13: Meetup: Lauren Gazzola on Government Repression of Activists. indybay.org Crescent Lawn, Berkeley CA…

Staff (2022-08-15). US base at Syria-Iraq border targeted with drones. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — News sources on Monday reported that the US military base in Al Tanf (located on the Iraq-Syrian border) came under drone attack.

WSWS (2022-08-15). Street protests erupt across Bangladesh over fuel price hikes. wsws.org The rising cost of commodities on the world market is impacting on Bangladesh, leading to the worst balance of payment deficit crisis in the country's history and a sharp reduction in its foreign exchange reserves.

Staff (2022-08-15). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on August 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Monday, August 15.

WSWS (2022-08-15). 15,000 Minnesota nurses to vote on strike authorization Monday. wsws.org On Monday, 15,000 nurses will be voting to authorize strike action at hospitals and health systems in the Twin Cities and Duluth, Minnesota.

____ (2022-08-15). Uzbek deputy PM calls for injecting strong impetus into ties with China. ecns.cn Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Jamshid Khodjayev on Sunday called for closer Uzbekistan-China cooperation to forcefully stimulate bilateral ties.

____ (2022-08-15). 5.2-magnitude quake hits 27 km NNW of Balbalan, Philippines — USGS. ecns.cn An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 27 km NNW of Balbalan, Philippines at 08: 19: 27 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

____ (2022-08-15). S.Korean president says to improve ties with Japan based on 1998 declaration. ecns.cn South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday to improve ties with Japan based on the 1998 declaration adopted by then South Korean President Kim Dae-jung and then Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi.

Daniela Gschweng (2022-08-15). Oregon: The toughest heat protection law in the US. indybay.org Heat waves are becoming more frequent and longer | Farm workers, people on construction sites, and even firefighters have been largely dependent on the goodwill of their employers during a heat wave. How long Oregon's heat protection law will remain in effect is an open question. A group has filed a lawsuit against it.

Staff (2022-08-15). 13 al-Shabaab terrorists killed in airstrike in Somalia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Somali officials and state media said on Sunday that 13 al-Shabaab terrorists were killed in an airstrike in central Somalia.

Staff (2022-08-15). Evacúan a más de 72 000 personas en una ciudad japonesa debido a un tifón. cubadebate.cu La prefectura de la ciudad japonesa de Shizuoka, ubicada en el centro-sur de ese país, ordenó este domingo la evacuación de más de 72 000 habitantes con motivo de la llegada del tifón Meari. Las autoridades han notificado la ocurrencia de deslaves de tierra en zonas de la península de Izu, muy cerca de Tokio, que han dejado las casas rodeadas de barro, algunas totalmente aisladas.

____ (2022-08-15). Hainan flights returning to normal. ecns.cn Flight operations at major airports in Hainan are returning to normal as the epidemic-stricken island and major destination cities are taking effective steps to help stranded tourists return home as soon as possible.

Kerry Smith (2022-08-15). Activists disrupt weapons conference. greenleft.org.au Peace Action Meanjin disrupted a science, technology, engineering and math education and defence conference to call for weapons companies to be banned from primary and secondary schools. Kerry Smith reports.

Angela (2022-08-15). Saturday 8/13: Free Virtual Screening of the documentary film "My Love Awaits Me by the Sea" indybay.org

____ (2022-08-15). Chinese team completes first competition in tank biathlon in int'l army games. ecns.cn The Chinese team successfully completed the first competition in the tank biathlon of the ongoing International Army Games 2022 at the Alabino training ground in the Moscow region on Sunday.

Act of Civil Disobedience (2022-08-15). Protesters Brutalized by SF City Employees Announce Federal Civil Suit. indybay.org 1 min mp4 video by Lis Cox.

TeleSUR, ppc, JGN (2022-08-15). Seis curiosidades sobre Bertolt Brecht que no sabías. telesurtv.net Bertolt fue perseguido y rechazado por sus ideas, las cuales no temía expresar ni plasmar en sus obras.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-15). Cuba condecora a delegaciones de México y Venezuela por solidaridad contra incendio en Matanzas. telesurtv.net El presidente cubano agradeció a sus homólogos de México y Venezuela por su solidaridad ante el siniestro de Matanzas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). 8-5-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Back-to-school: What to know about sports, immunizations, COVID-19 and more. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, pediatric infectious diseases specialist, and Dr. David Soma, pediatrician and sports medicine specialist, both with Mayo Clinic Children's Center, fielded questions from media around back-to-school topics. Topics included how to prepare for the start of school such as immunizations, the importance of sleep, COVID-19, as well as sports injury prevention, conditioning and more. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of…

WSWS (2022-08-15). This week in history: August 15—21. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-15). Presidente de Ecuador declara estado de excepción en Guayaquil. telesurtv.net "He declarado en estado de excepción a la ciudad de Guayaquil debido a los sucesos delictivos dados en las últimas horas", anunció el presidente Lasso.

WSWS (2022-08-15). State of emergency declared in Metro Detroit following failure of huge water transmission main. wsws.org A 10-foot wide water tunnel connecting the northeastern suburbs of Detroit to the Great Lakes Water Authority intake facility at Lake Huron failed on Saturday, prompting Michigan Governor Whitmer to declare a state of emergency a day later.

Staff (2022-08-15). Explosion reported at defense facility in Serbia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — An explosion occurred at a Krusik defense facility in the Serbian city of Valjevo on Monday.

Staff (2022-08-15). Flood kill 31, leave 100 missing in Afghanistan (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Heavy rains set off flash floods that killed at least 31 people and left dozens missing in northern Afghanistan, the Taliban's officials reported Monday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-15). Iran offers condolences to Egypt over Church fire. en.mehrnews.com The spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Kanani, expressed his condolences to the government and the people of Egypt, especially the families of the victims of this tragic incident, after the fire incident in a church in the Giza prov…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Science Saturday: Addressing the challenges of chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) — a type of immunotherapy that reprograms a patient's T cells to recognize and destroy cancer cells — has revolutionized the treatment of blood cancers. While the technique has successfully sent patients with advanced disease into remission, it is far from perfect. CAR-T cell therapy has three main problems that Mayo is seeking to address to bring the full potential of this promising treatment to patients, says Saad Kenderian,…

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-15). Presunto ataque terrorista deja siete heridos en Israel. telesurtv.net De los siete heridos durante el ataque, dos están reportados de gravedad, según detalló la Cruz Roja israelí.

Staff (2022-08-15). Matanzas fires solidarity firefighters with honors. en.cubadebate.cu Yurisbel Estrada Carrasco, Chief of the Cárdenas Firefighters Command, thanked the work of colleagues from the rest of the country and also those from other sister nations, the Cuban Red Cross, rescuers, combatants, volunteers, and those who sent humanitarian aid. The fire spread and caused the explosion at the supertanker base, in the industrial zone of this city; it was extinguished on the last 12 thanks to the work of specialized forces and media from Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela.They recognize Mexicans and Venezuelans who fought the fire in Matanzas…

WSWS (2022-08-15). Thousands of Kaiser Mental health workers begin powerful open-ended strike. wsws.org As Kaiser workers begin their powerful strike for their patients and the greater needs of society, their widespread anger must be given political expression with a socialist perspective.

Nayvin Gordon (2022-08-15). A Pox on the House of Profit, the United Disease States of America…….but Wage Earners Can. indybay.org Wage earners have the power to remove the pox on the nation…

Staff (2022-08-15). El tiempo: Calor, algunas lluvias en occidente y centro. cubadebate.cu Desde el final de la mañana se incrementará la nubosidad y se nublará en la tarde en la región occidental, así como en localidades del interior y sur del centro y el oriente, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que serán aislados en el resto del archipiélago.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-15). Presidente peruano agradece apoyo de líderes de Latinoamérica. telesurtv.net Los Gobiernos de Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador y México emitieron este sábado un comunicado conjunto en el cual se pronunciaron en favor de la democracia en Perú.

No H8 in the Valley (2022-08-15). Saturday 8/27: Drown Out Their Hate! Counter-Protest "Straight Pride" indybay.org Planned Parenthood, 1431 McHenry Ave, Modesto, CA…

Staff (2022-08-15). Significant progress made in nuclear talks: spox. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kan'ani described the recent round of nuclear talks as critical, saying that significant progress has been made in the talks.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-15). Evacúan más de 72.000 personas por tifón en Shizuoka, Japón. telesurtv.net El fenómeno atmosférico provocó problemas con el tráfico por carreteras, la suspensión del tren bala y la cancelación de al menos 108 vuelos locales.

Radical Women (2022-08-15). Saturday 8/27: Fighting for Our Lives: An Action Conference on Reproductive Justice. indybay.org via zoom…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Treatment options for migraine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a 30-year-old woman who has had migraines since I was a teenager. My pediatrician said it was likely hormonal, since they often occurred during my menstrual cycle. Over the years, I have tried various prescription and over-the-counter medications to treat migraines, as well as preventive therapies, but I continue to struggle. I feel as if my headache days are increasing. I often miss work and cannot participate in activities with friends…

WSWS (2022-08-15). Death of GM Lake Orion contract worker in apparent personal dispute highlights deplorable conditions. wsws.org Few facts have been made public around the circumstances of the death of 49-year-old Gregory Lanier Robertson during an altercation with another maintenance worker.

STP Jesse (2022-08-15). UC Using CIA Methods at People's Park. indybay.org In 1975 The Church Committee discovered Operation Mockingbird a CIA program which attempted to manipulate domestic American news media for propaganda purposes. Almost years later U.C. is using the same technique to destroy Peoples Park.

____ (2022-08-15). Graphene can efficiently extract gold from electronic waste: study. ecns.cn A study conducted by Chinese researchers and their British counterparts has recently found that reduced graphene oxide can extract gold from electronic waste with high efficiency.

Revolution Books (2022-08-15). Sunday 8/21: Open House at Revolution Books. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

TeleSUR, HIM (2022-08-15). EE.UU. traslada a Irak 89 cisternas con petróleo sirio robado. telesurtv.net Datos aportados por las autoridades sirias revelan que EE.UU. saquea el 80 por ciento del crudo producido en el país, cerca de unos 66.000 barrilles diarios.

WSWS (2022-08-15). The Workers' Movement and Salman Rushdie (1989). wsws.org This is an editorial published by the Bulletin, the newspaper of the Workers League (predecessor of the Socialist Equality Party in the US) on February 24, 1989.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-15). Gobierno de Panamá cierra primera fase de la mesa de diálogo. telesurtv.net Las organizaciones sociales indicaron que no estaban satisfechos con la decisión y rechazaron el cierre de la primera fase de la Mesa Única del Diálogo.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-15). Inauguran en Quilmes, Argentina casa de solidaridad con Cuba. telesurtv.net Los miembros del MAS y participantes en el acto inaugural condenaron el bloqueo económico, comercial y financiero impuesto por EE.UU. a Cuba.

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-08-15). Saturday 8/27: Bay Bridge March: World Day for the End of Speciesism. indybay.org 210 Burma Rd, Oakland, CA…

Staff (2022-08-15). Cuba gana Copa Panamericana de Voleibol masculino. cubadebate.cu Cuba blanqueó hoy 3-0 al local Canadá para levantar el trofeo de la Copa Panamericana de voleibol para hombres organizada en la ciudad de Gatineau. En el Slush Puppie Center, el equipo del técnico Nicolás Vives barrió 25-17, 25-17 y 25-23 a sus rivales, que no encontraron la fórmula para detener el accionar de los caribeños.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Consumer Health: Enjoy the summer sun safely. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org August is Summer Sun Safety Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about protecting yourself and your family from the harmful effects of ultraviolet, or UV, radiation from sunlight. Exercising and enjoying time outdoors are important for good health. Staying protected from the sun will allow you and your family to do so safely. Exposure to UV radiation from the sun damages your skin, and increases your risk of developing skin cancer, wrinkles and age spots….

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-15). Fuertes lluvias en estado mexicano de Sonora causan al menos tres muertes. telesurtv.net Como consecuencia de las corrientes derivadas de las crecidas de los arroyos dos menores de edad de seis y ocho años y una mujer de unos perdieron la vida tras ser arrastradas.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-08-15). Saturday 9/10: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Beyond Money – A Postcapitalist Strategy. indybay.org Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). What parents should know about parechovirus in children, babies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a health advisory, asking clinicians and public health departments to be on the lookout for infants with parechovirus infections. This follows reports of infections in newborns and young infants in multiple states. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases expert, says while some people may just be hearing about parechovirus, they are a group of viruses that are fairly common in childhood. Watch: Dr….

WSWS (2022-08-15). Novelist Salman Rushdie attacked in New York. wsws.org The Indian-born writer Salman Rushdie, author of the 1988 novel The Satanic Verses, was stabbed by an assailant at a literary event in western New York.

____ (2022-08-15). Drills are 'stern deterrence to U.S.-Taiwan collusion', ministry says. ecns.cn The patrol and combat drills conducted by the People's Liberation Army around the Taiwan island are a "stern deterrence to U.S.-Taiwan collusion".

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: Can your child hear the teacher? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Checking your child's hearing should be on your back-to-school list. Dr. Kelly Conroy, a Mayo Clinic audiologist, says children with an undiagnosed hearing issue can face both academic and social struggles. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/fyq4YhJ4YsE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. You know your child can see the video board, but what if he can't hear the…

Brenda Norrell (2022-08-15). COVID: Masks Required on Pine Ridge, Rapid Spread on Navajo Nation. indybay.org The Oglala Lakota Nation said today that masks are now mandated due to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases. The Navajo Nation reported more than 300 new cases, and four deaths, from the virus in the past two days.

Staff (2022-08-15). Border conflict with Taliban has to be resolved via diplomacy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Iran's Army Commander Major General Seyyed Abdolrahim Mousavi says that sporadic border skirmishes with Afghanistan's Taliban should be resolved diplomatically, adding there is no need for involvement of armed forces.

WSWS (2022-08-15). Vote NO on the UFCW's sellout contract in Fort Wayne, Indiana! Demand an end to the union information blackout! wsws.org Kroger workers should reject this contract and any contract voted on under circumstances of an information blackout on principle. Workers should demand full copies of the contract and a week to review it before even considering accepting any deal.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-15). Confiscan en Irán barco con combustible de contrabando. telesurtv.net Irán mantiene una política de lucha contra el contrabando de hidrocarburos en el Golfo Pérsico, para proteger los intereses y la seguridad de la nación.

Staff (2022-08-15). Juantorena, vamos campeón, otra vez con el corazón. cubadebate.cu Cuando Juantorena hizo lo que ningún otro atleta ha podido imitar en Juegos Olímpicos: ganar 400 y 800 metros en una misma edición (Montreal 1976), tenía espendrú y zancadas de dos metros y 74 centímetros. Corría con ropa deportiva marca Batos y este periodista apenas tenía un año de nacido.

àÅlvaro Verzi Rangel (2022-08-15). Nacionaltrumpismo, el show y su campaña de retorno a la Casa Blanca. globalizacion.ca Desde los ataques a las Torres Gemelas y al Pentágono el 11 de septiembre de 2001, Estados Unidos inició las guerras "antiterroristas" con la adopción de la Doctrina de la Autodefensa Anticipatoria, que significa atacar antes de ser atacado. | El…

Staff (2022-08-15). 1st Iran-Mauritius economic-trade MoU inked. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Iran and Mauritius have signed the first special economic-trade Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-15). Gobierno de Argentina anuncia envío de ayuda humanitaria a Cuba. telesurtv.net Tras el incendio en la zona industrial de Matanzas, Argentina donará insumos sanitarios para la atención a lesionados por el siniestro.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-15). Nueva inundación complica el rescate de los mineros en México. telesurtv.net "Ya se encuentran los ingenieros evaluando la situación real y la causa del nuevo ingreso de agua a la mina", agregó el comunicado de las autoridades.

Ben Radford (2022-08-15). NSW teacher: 'Teacher shortages are badly impacting the profession, learning'. greenleft.org.au Driven by greater and greater workloads due to widespread staff shortages, teachers in the underfunded NSW school system are speaking out. Ben Radford reports.

TeleSUR, ysm, JCM (2022-08-15). Gobierno de Colombia suspende designación de 17 notarios. telesurtv.net A fines de su mandato, Iván Duque nombró a 17 nuevos notarios, y según medios locales, la decisión respondió al pago de favores políticos.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-15). India celebra 75 años de su independencia de imperio británico. telesurtv.net El primer ministro destacó el papel de los jóvenes en el desarrollo futuro de la nación, y los instó a trabajar de conjunto por conseguirlo durante los próximos 25 años…

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-15). Presidente peruano rinde tributo a combatientes caídos en Vraem. telesurtv.net El mandatario remarcó que los responsables de la muerte de ambos oficiales no quedarán impunes ante la justicia peruana.

____ (2022-08-15). Yemeni army repel Saudi attack in Al Hudaydah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — News sources on Monday morning reported that Yemeni army has repelled the attack of forces affiliated with Saudi-led coalition in Al Hudaydah province.

____ (2022-08-15). Chinese ambassador to India talks about China's position on China-India relations. ecns.cn Chinese Ambassador to India H.E. Sun Weidong held a roundtable briefing on Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region on Saturday. At the briefing, Sun also introduced China's position on China-India relations.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Can massage relieve symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Stress is an inevitable part of life. It is nearly impossible to remove all stress from day-to-day life. Stress is physiological and psychological responses to situations the body and mind find to be overwhelming. Even situations perceived as good, like getting married, starting a new job or becoming a parent, can produce significant stress. When people struggle to cope with stressful situations, depression and anxiety symptoms can become more noticeable. Massage therapy is one of…

____ (2022-08-15). Tesla Shanghai factory achieves milestone with 1 mln car production. ecns.cn U.S. carmaker Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory has produced 1 million vehicles in three years, creating a milestone, the company said Monday.

Staff (2022-08-15). CETA SA: Avances en el vínculo entre la Cujae y el sector productivo y de servicios (+Video). cubadebate.cu En agosto de 2020 se creó la Sociedad de Interfaz de Ciencia y Tecnología de la Universidad Tecnológica de La Habana José Antonio Echeverría (CETA S.A.), con el objetivo de fortalecer los vínculos entre la universidad cubana y el sector productivo y de servicios. La empresa CETA S.A. se encarga de gestionar los proyectos de transferencia e innovación solicitados por el sector productivo y de servicios, y de aquellos asociados a programas que emprende la propia empresa.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency in the US: What's that mean? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Biden administration has declared monkeypox a public health emergency. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been over 6,600 confirmed monkeypox cases in the U.S., with all but two states, Montana and Wyoming, reporting at least one. Dr. Richard Kennedy, co-director of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, explains what the declaration means. "The declaration allows more flexibility to the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the…

____ (2022-08-15). Xi's article on new development philosophy to be published. ecns.cn An article by President Xi Jinping on applying the new development philosophy will be published on Tuesday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Managing childhood asthma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a lung condition that causes swelling of the airways. It can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. It's the most common chronic disease among children, although it affects adults, as well. More than 262 million people globally are affected by asthma, and more than 461,000 have died due to the disease, according to the World Health Organization. In childhood asthma, the lungs and airways become easily inflamed when exposed…

____ (2022-08-15). Culture fact: What to eat during Mofu. ecns.cn Sanfu in the Chinese lunar calendar refers to the three 10-day periods predicted to be the hottest of the year, called toufu, zhongfu, and mofu.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Expert Alert: Options for laryngeal regeneration. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX, Ariz. — Mayo Clinic is using 3D printing as a new option to heal the larynx after cancer or traumatic injury. David Lott, M.D., a Mayo Clinic otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon, is an expert who can speak about a pioneering procedure using 3D bioimplants and tissue engineering to regenerate the larynx, more commonly known as the voice box. Dr. Lott also is the associate director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Mayo Clinic Q and A: New variants of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Cases of COVID-19 are once again surging in parts of the U.S., and I'm hearing about different strains, such as the BA.5 and BA2.75 omicron subvariants. What do I need to do to keep my family safe, especially as I prepare to send my kids back to school? My children and I have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and a booster vaccination. ANSWER: Infections in the U.S. continue to rise, as COVID-19…

Staff (2022-08-15). La Habana: Reconocen a bomberos que participaron en la extinción del fuego en Matanzas. cubadebate.cu Hace algunas horas se realizó el acto de bienvenida a los integrantes del Cuerpo de Bomberos de Cuba de La Habana, que participaron en la extinción del incendio de grandes proporciones en la terminal de Supertanqueros de Matanzas. Se desarrolló en el Comando 15, Unidad Especial de Salvamento y Rescate del Cuerpo de Bomberos de Cuba.

Parker Community School (2022-08-15). Armed guards assault Parker Community School, fired educators speak out. indybay.org On August 4, untrained, unlicensed, third-party security providers contracted by OUSD violently assaulted parents and community members at Parker School, injuring at least 11 people and sending four to the ER.

____ (2022-08-15). China's fixed-asset investment expands 5.7 pct in first 7 months. ecns.cn China's fixed-asset investment went up 5.7 percent year on year in the first seven months of this year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Monday.

Staff (2022-08-15). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on August 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Monday, August 15.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-15). Indígenas denuncian amenazas de grupos armados en Colombia. telesurtv.net "El nuevo escenario de conflicto hace parte de una larga cadena de amenazas y de hechos sistemáticos, generalizados y extendidos", denuncian las comunidades indígenas.

WSWS (2022-08-15). Australian university union's "historic win" now a "grand compromise" wsws.org The NTEU branch president at Western Sydney University, David Burchell, joined hands with the university's vice chancellor last week to hail the deal as a precedent-setting sacrifice of wages in return for alleged job opportunities for casual academics.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-15). Registran explosión en centro comercial de la capital de Armenia. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Situaciones de Emergencia señaló que unidades de bomberos tratan de apagar el incendio que se produjo en el centro comercial Surmalu tras la explosión.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-15). Márquez anuncia creación del Ministerio de Igualdad en Colombia. telesurtv.net En su intervención , la vicepresidenta también expresó la priorización que le dará a los territorios históricamente excluidos en Colombia.

Mirko C. Trudeau (2022-08-15). Un año sin tropas invasoras y con los talibanes en el poder en Afganistán. globalizacion.ca Los talibanes volvieron al poder hace un año cuando las fuerzas encabezadas por Estados Unidos se retiraron de Afganistán, dos décadas después de deponer al régimen islámico, acusado de cobijar a la organización Al Qaeda, acusado de ser autor de…

Staff (2022-08-15). Army to suppress attempts to break Taiwan away from mainland. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — China's army will put an end to outside forces' plans to interfere in China's domestic political affairs and will also foil separatists' attempts to break away from Taiwan, Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian said.

Isabel Davies (2022-08-15). Friday 9/16: BAILA! Community. Dance. Party. indybay.org 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley…

WSWS (2022-08-15). Why is the Michigan Medicine nurses' union abridging freedom of speech? wsws.org In a Facebook post, the president of the MNA-UMPNC has blatantly used scare tactics to tell nurses what they can and cannot discuss about Michigan Medicine while they are working without a contract.

____ (2022-08-15). Parts of Lhasa extend COVID-19 disinfection. ecns.cn Lhasa will extend disinfection work in its main urban areas for another three days to 3 a.m. of August 18.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-15). Stop Discharges At Laguna Honda Hospital: Discharges = Deaths Say Labor, Community & Famil. indybay.org Labor and community activists as well as family members rallied at San Francisco Laguna Honda hospital to protest the deaths of 9 residents and patients who were discharged by London Breed's Department of Public Health management. Speakers discussed the drive for privatization and the corruption in government agencies that led to these murders.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-15). Gobierno de México despliega fuerzas de seguridad en zona norte. telesurtv.net El Gobierno aseveró que se instalaron Mesas de Paz en los estados más afectados.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-08-14). The Intricate Fight for Africa: The Legacy of the Soviet Union vs Western Colonialism. orinocotribune.com By Ramzy Baroud Aug 8, 2022 | Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's recent tour in Africa was meant to be a game changer, not only in terms of Russia's relations with the continent, but in the global power struggle involving the US, Europe, China, India, Turkey and others. | Many media reports and analyses placed Lavrov's

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). The Plot to Replace the African Union's Role in the Ethiopian Peace Process Won't Succeed. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko What's happening is patently obvious to any objective observer, and it's that the US and EU are trying to finagle themselves into the Ethiopian peace process by hook or by crook in order to preserve some of their zero-sum hegemonic interests in that country through their TPLF proxies. The latest Hybrid War plot against Ethiopia…

Ben Norton (2022-08-14). US Government Is World's Worst Violator of Freedom of Press, Not Its Protector. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine, Slavyansk-Kramatorsk Region (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in Soledar; | Russian-led forces advanced in Bakhmut. Clashes continue along the streets of Lomonisov and Patrice Lumumba; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Kodema area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Zaitseve area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Verkhnokamyanske area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian…

Chay Bowes (2022-08-14). War Propaganda About Ukraine Starting to Wear Thin. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-14). CBS Censors Its Own Report On Ukraine Weapons Corruption. popularresistance.org Under Ukrainian government pressure, major US media outlet CBS News censored a documentary that it produced that exposed corruption in Ukraine. | The report estimated that, of the tens of billions of dollars worth of weapons that Western governments have sent to help Ukraine wage a proxy war against Russia, just around 30% have actually made it to the frontlines. People involved in the Ukraine arms ratline told CBS in the documentary that there was significant corruption, due to "powerlords" and "oligarchs," and that much of the military equipment was being siphoned off or sold on the "black market," in what was…

Diegoramos718 (2022-08-14). Patrick Lawrence: All Disquiet on the Eastern Front. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost This article has been updated since the time of its publishing. Have you noticed the latest coming out of Eastern Europe—the Estonians, the Lithuanians, the Latvians, the Czechs, and let us not forget the Ukrainians? Suddenly everyone thinks it is a good idea to begin shutting Russians, as …

Scorinoco (2022-08-14). CBS Deletes Documentary Promo on Corrupt Ukraine Military Aid After US Government Pressure. orinocotribune.com The corporate network's cave-in followed a coordinated wave of outrage from the Ukraine lobby and pressure from the Pentagon. | CBS News retracted a documentary it briefly released on August 7 after pressure from the Ukrainian government. The original documentary (watch it Don't worry,

____ (2022-08-14). 5th caravan of grain ships departs from Ukraine. ecns.cn The fifth caravan of ships carrying grain sailed from Ukraine's Black Sea ports on Friday under a deal to prevent a global food crisis, the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry said on Facebook.

William Hartung (2022-08-14). In Ukraine, Nuclear Catastrophe Looms. commondreams.org Instead of focusing on who is to blame for creating this dire situation, Ukraine, Russia, and the international community need to work together to figure out how to stem the danger of a strike on Zaporizhzhia or its supporting safety systems.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-14). Russia Urging for IAEA to Visit Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. news.antiwar.com Russia has called for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to send inspectors to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), a facility that Russia has controlled since March. | "We believe that the IAEA should not delay the visit. It would be good if it is held in late August or early September, but not all things depend on us," Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia's envoy in Vienna, said on Saturday, In recent weeks, the ZNPP has come under frequent shelling, and Ukraine is blaming Russia for the attack even though the…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 14, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 66th Mechanized Brigade near Djerzhinsk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 63rd Mechanized Brigade near Belogorka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 53rd Mechanized Brigade near Sribnoye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Chasov Yar with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Zolochev with high-precision missiles; | Russian air defense s…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Unintended Consequences: A Heyday For The Geopolitics Of Eurasian Transport. southfront.org Written by When Russia invaded Ukraine, it took itself off the map of Eurasian transport corridors linking China and Europe. At the same time, it breathed new life into moribund routes that would allow goods to travel across the Eurasian landmass without traversing Russia. It also opened the door to greater Russ…

Staff (2022-08-14). Macron signs protocols on Finland, Sweden accession to NATO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — French President Emmanuel Macron signed protocols on NATO accession for Finland and Sweden on Saturday.

TeleSUR- lvm, JCM (2022-08-14). Denuncian asesinato de firmante de paz en Tolima, Colombia. telesurtv.net El líder social, quien era integrante del Comité Azodipaz de Santa Elena en el municipio colombiano de Ronces Valles en Tolima, fue asesinado por hombres armados que lo interceptaron…

Staff (2022-08-14). VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23: Leopardos de Villa Clara ya tienen siete triunfos. cubadebate.cu Los Leopardos de Villa Clara se convirtieron en el primer equipo de este VII Campeonato Nacional de béisbol sub 23 en arribar a siete victorias, en una jornada donde no pudieron realizarse tres partidos, y se firmaron tres lechadas.

Staff (2022-08-14). Judo cubano celebra medalla de plata de Omar Cruz en Mundial juvenil. cubadebate.cu El judo de Cuba celebra la medalla de plata ganada por Omar Cruz en la última jornada de la competición individual del Campeonato Mundial juvenil, que finaliza este domingo en Guayaquil con la justa por equipos. Cruz animó la categoría más pesada de los hombres, más de 100 kilogramos, y perdió en la final ante el japonés Yuta Nakamura por ippon.

_____ (2022-08-14). Solving The Plastic Crisis Through Community Empowerment. popularresistance.org Of the 8.3 metric tons of plastic produced in this world to date, 6.3 billion tons of that is trash, and less than 10% of it is recycled, which has created a global crisis, not just with the environment, but our health. | Microplastics — tiny pieces of plastic debris, which result from the disposal and breakdown of consumer products and industrial waste — are now ever-present pollutants now found to be in most places in the world, from marine life to the top of Mt. Everest, and now our bloodstreams. | Plastic pollution also disproportionately affects marginalized communities and communities living nea…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-14). More US Lawmakers Travel to Taiwan After Pelosi Visit. news.antiwar.com Another group of US lawmakers The delegation is being led by Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) and is expected to meet with high-level Taiwanese officials, including President Tsai Ing-wen. The delegation also includes House Reps. John Garamendi (D-CA), Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Don Beyer (D-VA), and Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen, a Republ…

_____ (2022-08-14). Is The US Inflation Reduction Act A Case Of Too Little Too Late? popularresistance.org Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News analyzes the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act which seeks to address inflation, climate change, and healthcare. | The US Senate (and subsequently the House of Representatives) passed the Inflation Reduction Act that seeks to tackle issues of inflation, climate change and health care. Will the provisions in the law actually help address these issues? Will the Democrats gain an electoral advantage in the October mid-terms due to this law? Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News explains.

_____ (2022-08-14). NDN Collective Responds To House Passing Inflation Reduction Act. popularresistance.org Rapid City, South Dakota — In response to today's news that the House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, NDN Collective released the following statement: | "To say this moment is bittersweet is an understatement," said Jade Begay, climate justice director at NDN Collective. "On one hand, the IRA — which puts us on track to meet national climate goals by 2030 and will provide much-needed support around health care, jobs, and infrastructure — was only made possible by the tireless organizing of frontline and Indigenous communities, young people, and climate justice advo…

WSWS (2022-08-14). A new wave of strikes erupts in Turkey as inflation surges. wsws.org Surging inflation, poor working conditions and deepening poverty are pushing workers in Turkey into struggle amid a rising wave of strikes internationally.

WSWS (2022-08-14). German government's "Inflation Compensation Act:" More money for the rich. wsws.org As working families struggle to survive amid record inflation, the German government lavishes the super-rich with more cash gifts.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Rusia y las fuerzas aliadas en Donbas toma la ciudad de Peski. telesurtv.net El portavoz del Ministerio de Defensa ruso, Ígor Konashénkov, detalló que…

Staff (2022-08-14). Tehran, Kabul mull cooperation against 'common enemy'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Two civilians were killed Saturday in a blast that rocked the Dasht-e-Barchi neighborhood of Kabul a day after Daesh killed a prominent Afghan cleric in the Afghan capital.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). The US War on Drugs Isn't What it Seems — and Colombia's New President Wants to End it. libya360.wordpress.com Bradley Blankenship Gustavo Petro promises a major blow to US hegemony over Latin America Leftist Gustavo Petro was inaugurated as Colombia's new president on August 7, ushering in what will likely be an unprecedented political swing for what is a perennially right-wing government. In his first address, Petro mentioned many important issues that face Colombia including…

Morgan Artyukhina (2022-08-14). Showing Old Prejudices, U.S. Government Falsely Associates Monkeypox Outbreak with Gays, Bisexuals and Africans. covertactionmagazine.com Misinformation Breeds More Fear of Minority Groups Along With Misunderstanding About Disease Itself Careless messaging by global health agencies about the outbreak of monkeypox virus has created widespread public confusion, including associating the infectious disease with gay and bisexual men and with Africans. The unwarranted and needless situation is a public health failure and has …

_____ (2022-08-14). For The American Empire, Hypocrisy And War Go Hand In Hand. popularresistance.org Much of the world held its breath as Nancy Pelosi circled around the Philippines to sneak into Taiwan late in the evening on August 2nd, 2022. The fear was that Pelosi's trip would initiate a broader war between China and the United States. Taiwan is China's "red line." This was no secret to Pelosi or the Biden administration. China had sent numerous warnings from a variety of channels in the days leading up the trip. | While Pelosi entered and left Taiwan unscathed, her stunt placed already fragile U.S.-China relations in their worst condition yet. As expected, China took decisive measures in response to the U.S…

_____ (2022-08-14). US-China Climate Talks In Tatters. popularresistance.org Less than 100 days before the world's leaders meet in Egypt to tackle the climate crisis, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's incendiary trip to Taiwan leaves climate cooperation between the U.S. and China in tatters. | It was only last year, in 2021, that U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry and China Special Envoy for Climate Change Xie Zhenhua issued a joint statement to strengthen the Paris Agreement by adopting "long-term strategies aimed at net zero GHG emissions" to keep the world's temperature below 2 degrees Celsius, with the goal to limit warming to 1.5 degrees. | Such collaboration is urgently needed if the world is…

_____ (2022-08-14). Venezuela To 'Rebuild Fellowship' With Petro Government In Colombia. popularresistance.org Mexico City, Mexico — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro celebrated the inauguration of Gustavo Petro as president of Colombia, with leaders pledging to rebuild the long but fraught relationship between the two Caribbean countries. | "I extend my hand to the people of Colombia, to President Gustavo Petro, to rebuild fellowship on the basis of respect and love between peoples," said Maduro on Sunday. | For his part, Petro called for Latin American governments to leave aside their political differences and work toward regional integration. | "It is time to leave behind the [political] blocs, the groups, and…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Military Situation In Syria On August 14, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 13, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 3 times: 2 in Aleppo province, 1 in Idlib province; | Five SDF servicemen were killed in the Peace Spring area in northern Syria, according the Turkish MOD; | On August 14, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Tal Tamar; | On August 13, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Ain Issa. | MORE ON THE TOPIC: :…

Andy Kroll (2022-08-14). A Military Rich in Dollars, Poor in People. tomdispatch.com The American military is now having trouble recruiting enough soldiers. According to the New York Times, its ranks are short thousands of entry-level troops and it's on track to face the worst recruitment crisis since the Vietnam War ended, not long after the draft was eliminated. Mind you, it's not that the military doesn't have the resources for recruitment drives. Nearly every political figure in Washington, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, invariably agrees on endlessly adding to the Pentagon's already staggering budget. In fact, it's nearly the only thing they…

Joachim Hagopian (2022-08-14). The Russia-Israel Alliance Is Cracking Amidst the Ever-Shifting Geopolitics Chessboard. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-14). Is the Taliban Winning the Fight against Drug Trafficking? journal-neo.org The Taliban (an organization banned in Russia), which seized power in Afghanistan a year ago, have pledged a tough fight against drugs, saying the cultivation, transportation and distribution of opium poppies are punishable by death. However, many experts had already raised doubts as to whether the Islamists would succeed in tackling the international drug business, …

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran-Russia-China Military Exercises in Venezuela a Slap in the Face for Washington. orinocotribune.com Iran, Russia and China, along with Venezuela, will conduct a joint military maneuver just 2,000 kilometers from US territory, in a challenge to Washington. | The military exercises with drones and sniper commands, led by Russia, will be held during August 13—27 in the city of Barquisimeto, Lara state, in northwestern Venezuela. | A total of 37 countries will participate in these military exercises, among which, in addition to the aforementioned, are Algeria, Belarus, Vietnam, India, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Myanmar. | The Spanish newspaper ABC described these maneuvers as a show of force against the Unit…

Staff (2022-08-14). Russia foreign ministry repeats threats to cut ties with US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Moscow hopes the US understands that if Congress declares Russia a "sponsor of terrorism," then they can forget about relations between the two countries, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Staff (2022-08-14). Russian envoy says sanctions against Iran can be lifted soon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The Russian envoy to the Vienna talks Mikhail Ulyanov on Sunday announced that the anti-Iranian sanctions can be lifted soon.

Steven Sahiounie (2022-08-14). Putin's Syrian Peace Plan with Erdogan. globalresearch.ca

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-08-14). US Commits a Perfect Murder in Kabul. "The Reliability of Biden's Version" globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-14). Origins of the Islamic State (ISIS): Who Is Behind "Al Qaeda in Iraq"? Pentagon Acknowledges Fabricating a "Zarqawi Legend" globalresearch.ca An internal document produced by U.S. military headquarters in Iraq, states that "the Zarqawi PSYOP program is the most successful information campaign to date."

Prof. Marjorie Cohn (2022-08-14). Biden's Assassination of al-Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri Was Illegal. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). Understanding Maduro's Successful Socialist Economic Strategy. libya360.wordpress.com Franciso Dominguez CHAVISTAS TO THE CORE: The 23 de Enero working-class neighbourhood in western Caracas, commemorates on July 28 2022 what would have been Hugo Chavez's 68th birthday. January 23 1958 was the day dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez was overthrown. After years of calling Venezuela's economy a dismal failure that demonstrates the dangers of socialism,…

IMEMC News (2022-08-14). Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron. imemc.org On Sunday dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians. Media sources said the soldiers invaded homes near the Hebron City Council and abducted Ziad Ihsan Ja'bari. They added that many army jeeps also invaded the as-Samu' town, …

IMEMC News (2022-08-14). Eight Israelis Injured In Shooting Incident In Jerusalem. imemc.org Israeli sources said eight Israelis were injured in a shooting attack in occupied Jerusalem, including two in serious conditions. |

Fight Back (2022-08-14). Red Theory: Constant and variable capital. fightbacknews.org To understand Marx's critique of capitalism, it is essential to understand capital dialectically. We see again and again in Capital itself that Marx breaks things down into their contradictory aspects. We've already seen this with value, which considers both use-value and exchange-value. Now, as we look at capital itself, we will see Marx's dialectical method of analysis at work again, as Marx shows how capital is divided into constant and variable capital. | Let's dig a little deeper into the value of a commodity. Remember that the value of a commodity is determined by the socially necessary labor time that is r…

Ann Brown (2022-08-14). 5 Takeaways From Torraine Walker's Discussion On Misandric Miseducation of Black Boys. moguldom.com The U.S. public school education system just does not treat all students equally. Studies have shown that Black students are punished at higher rates. And Black boys, in particular, are disciplined at the country's public schools more than whites. Torraine Walker recently discussed this attack on Black boys on his YouTube channel. The discussion was titled "The Misandric …

Matthew Cunningham-Cook (2022-08-14). LEVER WEEKLY: Just The Facts. levernews.com By subscribing to The Lever, you're making a choice to cut through corporate media's simplistic narratives about the world that just don't square with the nuance and facts on the ground. We tirelessly dig through the facts and tell the truth about the myriad challenges America is facing right now.As the saying goes, "If you're not at the table, you're on the menu." You've chosen to be at the table by supporting the work we do.This week, The Lever team's reporting pressured the Washington Post to issue a correction to an irresponsible "Fact Check" column written by Glenn Kessler that called into question the ca…

_____ (2022-08-14). Intelligentsia Workers Vote To Unionize. popularresistance.org Chicago, Illinois- Managers at Intelligentsia Coffee closed their five Chicago stores two hours early July 5 to call its cafe workers to a mandatory meeting. A month earlier, baristas had filed for a union representation election with the National Labor Relations Board, hoping to join International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1220 (IBEW).Management sent anti-union mailers to employees in response, using the slogan, "Be Curious." | Intelligentsia CEO James McLaughlin told workers they had no need for a union because they were treated so well already. Managers refused to answer any of the workers' quest…

_____ (2022-08-14). The Growing Movement To Liberate Julian Assange, With John Shipton. popularresistance.org On this week's edition of The Watchdog podcast, Lowkey explores the growing movement to free Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, and is joined by his father John Shipton, to do so. Imprisoned in Belmarsh high security prison in London since 2019, and before that confined to the Ecuadorian Embassy, Assange has spent a decade locked up. If extradited to the United States, he faces up to 175 years in prison. | Yet there are signs that his future might be brighter than his past. The global movement to free him, Shipton explains, is growing. In Australia, dozens of members of parliament have come together to lobby for A…

_____ (2022-08-14). The Stealth Plan For Medicare For All. popularresistance.org Some advocates of a publicly funded universal health care system have predicted that its creation is inevitable because of the "death spiral" of insurance costs. This term refers to the fact that as costs of insurance rise, fewer people can afford it, leading to a new round of rising premiums and out-of-pocket costs. If this cycle were allowed to continue indefinitely, it would be only a matter of time before the medical insurance industry priced its product out of existence. | In a rational world, this simple fact would lead Congress to do what every other industrialized nation has done; create a publicly funded…

Dana Nidal (2022-08-14). Khaled Barakat in Conversation with Orinoco Tribune: Either We Rebuild the PLO or We Establish Another Palestinian National Front That Gets Its Legitimacy From the People. orinocotribune.com Caracas, August 13, 2022 ( Barakat, being a leftist and revolutionary voice on Palestine, has been the target of numerous smear campaigns aimed at silencing (and criminalizing) him an…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). Cuba to Host Peace Talks Between the ELN and the Colombian Government: New Opportunities vs. Old Obstacles. libya360.wordpress.com Gustavo A Maranges Last week in Havana, the Colombian government stated its willingness to resume peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN), having Cuba and Norway as the guarantors of the process. The announcement comes just four days after Gustavo Petro took office as President of Colombia. This is undoubtedly a sign of how…

Scorinoco (2022-08-14). US Steals More Than 80% of Syria's Daily Oil Production. orinocotribune.com The Syrian Oil Ministry has accused the US forces occupying north-eastern Syria of being responsible for the theft of most of the country's oil. | "The amount of oil production during the first half of 2022 amounted to some 14.5 million barrels, with an average daily production of 80,300 barrels, of which 14,200 are delivered daily to refineries," said the Oil Ministry in a statement released on August 9, The statement went on to say that "the US occupation forces and their mercenaries"—referring to the US-backed Syr…

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran atomic agency to unveil 1st radiation systems in days. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said his organization will unveil the country's first multipurpose radiation systems in the coming days.

____ (2022-08-14). WHO gives new names to variants of monkeypox virus. ecns.cn The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced new names for variants of the monkeypox virus that are currently in circulation. This is to avoid causing any cultural or social offense, the WHO explained in a statement on Friday.

Staff (2022-08-14). El tiempo: Lluvias en gran parte del país. cubadebate.cu Desde el final de la mañana se incrementará la nubosidad y se nublará en la tarde en la región occidental, así como en localidades del interior y sur del centro y en el oriente, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que serán aislados en el resto del archipiélago.

Staff (2022-08-14). Over 1 ton of narcotics confiscated in SE Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — The commander of Sistan and Baluchestan police announced that over one ton of illicit drugs was busted in the province.

____ (2022-08-14). Five killed in ISIL attack in Afghanistan's Kandahar prov. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Three ISIL terrorists and two Taliban forces were killed in attack of ISIL elements to Kandahar province in Afghanistan on Sunday.

WSWS (2022-08-14). Spanish scientists call to contain pandemic amid "eighth wave" of COVID-19. wsws.org Spain faces wave after wave of COVID-19 due to criminal mismanagement of the pandemic by the PSOE-Podemos government and other capitalist governments across Europe.

Staff (2022-08-14). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on August 14. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Sunday, August 14.

____ (2022-08-14). Cradle of Civilization: Shijiahe Site. ecns.cn Shijiahe site, located in Tianmen, Hubei Province, dates back about 5,900 to 4,000 years. The total area covering eight square kilometers comprises over 40 sites.

Staff (2022-08-14). VP stresses leveraging knowledge-based companies in defense. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Vice-President for Iran's Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has called for stepped-up use of knowledge-based companies in the defense area.

____ (2022-08-14). (W.E. Talk) Why has religious extremism become rootless grass in China's Xinjiang. ecns.cn "Islamism is not the original religious belief of Uygur people, let alone the unique religion of all ethnic groups in Xinjiang." Wang Zhen, a professor of the The Central Institute of Socialism, pointed out in a recent interview with "W.E. Talk" of China News Service that many religions have been existing in Xinjiang for a long time and subject to evolution until now.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-14). Miles de chilenos asisten a jornada apoyando nueva Constitución. telesurtv.net Durante la jornada se destacó la pedagogía por el desmonte de los mitos que la extrema derecha impone sobre la nueva Constitución.

____ (2022-08-14). Environmental noise affects mate choice in animals: study. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have discovered that noise influences mate choice based on visual information in animals via cross-sensory interference, according to the Chengdu Institute of Biology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Rusia acusa a Ucrania de bombardear planta nuclear de Zaporiyia. telesurtv.net Moscú y Kiev se han culpado mutuamente de ataques contra la central, recrudecidos desde el pasado fin de semana.

Staff (2022-08-14). Taliban calls for expansion of Iran-Afghanistan economic ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The Taliban's acting Minister of Foreign Affair called for the expansion of economic relations between Iran and Afghanistan through expanision of transit between two countries.

Staff (2022-08-14). Bombing threats reported at Armenia Yerevan metro stations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — There are anonymous reports of bombs at all metro stations, military and civilian facilities and all shopping centers in Yerevan, Armenia.

____ (2022-08-14). China's Zheng reaches first WTA 1000 quarterfinals in Toronto. ecns.cn China's rising star Zheng Qinwen reached her first WTA 1000 quarterfinals after beating local favorite Bianca Andreescu 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 at the National Bank Open here on Thursday.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-08-14). Argentinos rechazan intoxicaciones por quema de humedales. telesurtv.net Se calcula que en lo corrido del año ya se quemaron intencionalmente más de 60.000 hectáreas.

____ (2022-08-14). China sets world record in steady high magnetic field research. ecns.cn Chinese scientists on Friday produced a steady field of 45.22 Tesla, the highest steady magnetic field by a working magnet in the world, according to Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Staff (2022-08-14). Iranian weightlifter Reza Beiralvand collects gold in ISG. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iranian weightlifter Reza Beiralvand seized a gold medal in the men's 96kg of the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games on Sunday.

Bryce Greene (2022-08-14). No Excuse for NPR's Distorted History of US Invasion of Afghanistan. commondreams.org NPR should present a clearer picture of historical events to provide proper context for their listeners, and to avoid legitimizing the ongoing, massively destructive policies of the United States by promoting official state mythology.

Staff (2022-08-14). Escándalo en la MLB: dominicano Fernando Tatis Jr. fue suspendido por 80 juegos por dar positivo a sustancias prohibidas. cubadebate.cu La superestrella de los San Diego Padres, Fernando Tatis Jr., fue suspendido por 80 juegos el viernes al resultar positivo por Clostebol. Esta es una sustancia que forma parte de las prohibidas por el Programa Conjunto de Prevención y Tratamiento de Drogas de la Major League Baseball, ya que mejora el rendimiento deportivo.

____ (2022-08-14). Iran emphasizes developing economic coop. with Mauritius. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance (MEAF) emphasized developing cooperation between Iran and Republic of Mauritius in the fields of trade and economy.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Talibanes dispersan manifestación de mujeres en Kabul. telesurtv.net Unas 40 mujeres, que cantaban "Pan, trabajo y libertad", se manifestaron frente al Ministerio de Educación en la capital afgana.

____ (2022-08-14). (W.E. Talk) Why is the 'East Turkestan Islamic Movement' a definitive terrorist organization. ecns.cn Jun. 15, 2021 (CNS) – In late 2020, Federal Register, the official daily newspaper of the U.S. federal government, published information that then-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reversed his previous decision to designate the "East Turkestan Islamic Movement" (ETIM) as a terrorist organization in late October.

Staff (2022-08-14). Salman Rushdie off ventilator, talking a day after stabbing. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Salman Rushdie has been taken off a ventilator and is now able to talk, a friend and his agent said, a day after he was stabbed.

Staff (2022-08-14). Cuba avanzó a la gran final de la XV Copa Panamericana de Voleibol de Gatineau 2022. cubadebate.cu El equipo masculino de Cuba barrió por segunda ocasión al de Chile y avanzó a la gran final de la XV Copa Panamericana de Voleibol de Gatineau 2022, que transcurre en el Slush Puppie Center, en Canadá. En solo una hora y ocho minutos los antillanos sellaron el compromiso de la ronda semifinal ante los sudamericanos, con parciales de 25-16, 25-20 y 25-21.

____ (2022-08-14). Natl. Day of Journalists' Ceremony commemorated in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The commemoration ceremony of National Day of Journalists was held at Tehran's Vahdat Hall on Sunday with the participation of Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad Mehdi Esmaeili.

____ (2022-08-14). Taiwan's New Party makes positive contributions to cross-Straits relations: mainland spokesperson. ecns.cn A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Sunday said Taiwan's New Party has made positive contributions to promoting the peaceful development of relations across the Taiwan Straits and advancing peaceful reunification of the motherland.

Staff (2022-08-14). Cuba reports 73 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths and 82 medical discharges. en.cubadebate.cu At the close of this Saturday, August 13, Cuba reported 73 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths and 82 medical discharges, the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported in its daily report this Saturday. At the close of yesterday, a total of 634 patients are admitted, 248 suspects and 386 confirmed active. For COVID-19, a total of 2,316 samples were taken for surveillance, of which 73 were positive. The country has accumulated 14,064,773 samples taken and 1,109,433 positive.50 were contacts of confirmed cases.

Peter Koenig (2022-08-14). Why Was Former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago Estate Raided? globalresearch.ca The Mar-a-Lago raid was not about a bunch of documents that Trump may have taken with him from the White House. It was about much more. And it is not over yet. US Attorney General Merrick Garland intimated that never before in the Justice Department's 152-year history, was such an extensive investigation of a former President carried out.

____ (2022-08-14). Northeast Japan braces for further downpours as Typhoon Meari approaches. ecns.cn Japan's weather agency said on Friday that further downpours were expected in the northeastern prefectures of Aomori and Akita.

Elisa Minoff, Ellie Kaverman (2022-08-14). Failure of IRA to Extend Child Tax Credit a Tremendous Missed Opportunity. commondreams.org The expanded CTC showed families that they were valued, and gave parents the opportunity to imagine a more secure future. But as Congress has failed to extend this vital program, families are once again left on their own.

____ (2022-08-14). Securities regulator comments on some Chinese companies' decisions to delist from U.S. exchanges. ecns.cn The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) on Friday commented on the recent decisions by a few Chinese companies to voluntarily delist from U.S. securities exchanges.

Staff (2022-08-14). Cuba reporta 73 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 82 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este sábado 13 de agosto, Cuba reportó 73 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 82 altas médicas, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) en su parte diario este sábado.

Staff (2022-08-14). Inauguran servicio de quimioterapia en hospital Miguel Enríquez de La Habana. cubadebate.cu Allí hay capacidad para atender con mayor calidad en las prestaciones a unos 40 pacientes de los municipios de San Miguel del Padrón, Cotorro, Regla, Guanabacoa y Diez de Octubre, además de casos de las provincias de Artemisa y Mayabeque. Dispone de los medios diagnósticos necesarios y un equipo multidisciplinario integrado por oncólogos y psicólogos.

Staff (2022-08-14). La Tira de los Lectores: Mi foto de la Luna. cubadebate.cu Vuelve La Tira de los Lectores, esta vez dedicada a la Luna. Hace unos días lanzamos esta convocatoria y hoy publicamos tus imágenes en nuestra página y redes sociales.

____ (2022-08-14). U.S. should bear consequences of damaging China-U.S. counternarcotics cooperation: spokesperson. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin Friday said that the United States should fully bear the consequences of undermining bilateral relations and damaging China-U.S. counternarcotics cooperation.

____ (2022-08-14). China develops detection drone for weather modification. ecns.cn China has developed a new drone system for weather modification operations, capable of implementing a remote-sensing detection of clouds, rain, wind, and aerosols in the air under its flight route.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-14). SDF Says It Killed Turkish Intelligence Spy, Captured Two Others In Syria's Al-Hasakah. southfront.org Click to see full-size image, source: sdf-press.com | On August 14, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that a Syrian spy of the Turkish National Intelligence Organization, Mƒ∞T, was killed and two others were captured during a recent raid by its fighters in the northeastern Syrian governorate of al-Hasakah. | The raid took place in the village of Tell Brak in the northeastern al-Hasakah countryside on August 11. In a statement, the SDF said that the three spies wer…

Staff (2022-08-14). Canberra airport lockdown after shots fired. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Canberra Airport has been evacuated after gunshots were reportedly heard in the check-in concourse.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Presidente de Egipto renueva su gabinete ante crisis económica. telesurtv.net El presidente egipcio Abdel Fattah El-Sisi no hizo cambios en los puestos de ministro de Finanzas, Energía, Defensa o Relaciones Exteriores.

____ (2022-08-14). Teochew opera promoted in Hong Kong. ecns.cn Teochew opera, also known as Chaoju opera, is performed in Chaozhou dialect and becomes popular in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Europe and America.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-14). Mujeres marchan en Brasil por derechos y en respaldo a Lula. telesurtv.net "Con Bolsonaro, el hambre, la miseria y la violencia se apoderaron del país, sin embargo, son las mujeres negras y de escasos recursos las más afectadas", denunció el Comité Popular de Lucha Nacional.

____ (2022-08-14). Harvest from heavenly breeding. ecns.cn When China's Shenzhou-14 spaceship returns to Earth late this year, it will bring home some unusual packages — brewer's yeast grown in space.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-14). Celac celebrará seminario internacional con la CAF en Argentina. telesurtv.net El seminario internacional se efectuará en el Palacio San Martín y tendrá como nombre oficial "Unidad en la Diversidad".

Staff (2022-08-14). El comercio chino creció en julio un 11% respecto del año anterior. cubadebate.cu El volumen de los intercambios comerciales de China creció en julio un 11% respecto del año anterior, hasta alcanzar los 564 660 millones de dólares (554 553 millones de euros), con un total de 3,6 billones de dólares (3,57 billones de euros) en los siete primeros meses de 2022. Las exportaciones chinas sumaron en julio 332 960 millones de dólares.

Staff (2022-08-14). Hezbollah says not informed about attacker of Salman Rushdie. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Lebanese Hezbollah said Saturday that it has no information about the alleged attacker of Salman Rushdie, the author of a blasphemous anti-Islam book.

Staff (2022-08-14). Cuba advanced to the grand final of the XV Gatineau Volleyball Pan American Cup 2022. en.cubadebate.cu The Cuban men's team swept the Chilean team for the second time and advanced to the grand final of the XV Gatineau Volleyball Pan American Cup 2022, which takes place at the Slush Puppie Center, in Canada. In just one hour and eight minutes, the Antilleans sealed the commitment of the semifinal round against the South Americans, with partials of 25-16, 25-20 and 25-21.

____ (2022-08-14). Spokesperson: Nigeria firmly supports one-China principle. ecns.cn Femi Adesina, the spokesperson for Nigeria's president, on Friday told Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Cui Jianchun that his country firmly supports the one-China principle.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-14). Donald Trump, The Manchurian Candidate: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Campaign to Destabilize the Trump Presidency. Regime Change in America. globalresearch.ca We are dealing with a carefully planned operation, a "conspiracy" in the true sense of the word. In recent developments, the FBI investigation is being quoted by the media as evidence that Trump is "wittingly or unwittingly" an agent of the Kremlin…

Anonymous669 (2022-08-14). Fire At Egyptian Church Kills 41, Including Priest (Videos). southfront.org Screen grab from footage aired by Al Jazeera TV. | On August 14, dozens of people were killed when a fire broke out at a Coptic Orthodox church in the Egyptian city of Giza. | The fire reportedly emanated from the fourth floor of the al-Munira church and quickly spread to the other levels, leaving some 5,000 people who were gathered to attend the Sunday Mass choking on smoke. | The Health Ministry said that at least 55 people were hospitalized as a result of the fire, 41 of whom lost their lives.

____ (2022-08-14). Resistance discourse way to overcome Islamic World's problems. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi said that the 'discourse of resistance' is the only effective way to tackle problems facing the Islamic World.

____ (2022-08-14). Recent flood in Yemen claims 91 lives. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Yemeni sources announced on Sunday that 91 people died in the recent floods in the areas under its control.

WSWS (2022-08-14). London United bus drivers speak out ahead of this week's strike: "the pay offer is a joke" wsws.org This week's action at London United will coincide with Friday's one-day strike on the London Underground, and a one-day national rail strike on Saturday by members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union across Network Rail and 14 train operating companies.

____ (2022-08-14). S.Korean president grants special pardons to Samsung vice chairman, Lotte chairman. ecns.cn South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol granted special pardons to Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong and Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin, the Ministry of Justice said Friday.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-14). Turkish Military Deployed Heavy Weapons In Syria's Greater Idlib (Video). southfront.org Turkish army vehicles and military personnel are seen near the Turkish-Syrian border on October 12, 2019. IMAGE: Reuters / Murad Sezer | Late on August 13, the Turkish military deployed additional reinforcements in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, where several terrorist groups are known to be present and active. | The reinforcements, which entered Greater Idlib from the al-Bab al-Hawa border crossing, included more than 25 self-propelled howitzers, battle tanks and armored personnel carriers. The vehi…

Staff (2022-08-14). Saudi, US forces launch joint military drill in Yanbu. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Saudi and US forces launched a joint military drill in the Red Sea province of Yanbu on Saturday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-14). Man drives car into US Capitol barricade, starts shooting. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — A man drove his car into the vehicle barricade outside the US Capitol early on Sunday and fired several shots into the air before fatally shooting himself.

Staff (2022-08-14). Agreements to be reached as early as next week, Ulyanov says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The final agreement on the restoration of the JCPOA on the Iranian nuclear program may be reached as early as next week in the event of favorable development of events, said Mikhail Ulyanov.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Tàºrkiye anuncia salida de dos barcos cargueros de Ucrania. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Defensa turco confirmó este sábado la partida de puertos ucranianos de dos barcos con más de 15.000 toneladas de granos.

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran cyclists scoop 4 medals in Islamic Solidarity Games. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iran's national cycling team players have bagged four colorful medals in the Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey.

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran to host 8th Intl. Shams & Rumi confab in Sept. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The 8th International Scientific Conference of Shams and Mawlana is slated to be held in Khoy County, Iran on September 29, 2022.

Staff (2022-08-14). ISIL blows up house, kidnaps child in Iraq's Kirkuk. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Local media in Iraq reported late Saturday that ISIL terrorists blew up a house in a village in Kirkuk city of Iraq and kidnapped a child.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-14). Venezuela anuncia recuperación paulatina de sistema eléctrico tras lluvias. telesurtv.net "Hemos recuperado la totalidad de la carga en la región capital", destacó el ministro Reverol.

Staff (2022-08-14). Spanish solidarity associations send new donations to Cuba. en.cubadebate.cu The Communist Party of Asturias, in coordination with the Cien x Cien Cubanos Association and the Valle del Nalón Hospital, also in Asturias, sent a donation with more than 340 kg of first-aid material, medicines and health products. It is expected the cargo to arrive in Cuba in coming few hours, based on coordination with IBERIA Airline. The Cuban citizen, Bárbara Marín, Cien x Cien Cubanos Association Chair, will hand over the cargo in Cuba on behalf of all people who contributed to this shipment.

Staff (2022-08-14). Enviarán nuevas donaciones solidarias desde España a Cuba. cubadebate.cu Asociaciones de solidaridad con Cuba en España se aprestan este sábado a enviar ayuda a la isla caribeña después del grave accidente ocurrido en la base de supertanqueros de Matanzas. Así lo dieron a conocer fuentes de grupos de amistad, que se suman a la colaboración en este sentido de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (Aecid).

Ediz Tiyansan (2022-08-14). Heat becomes America's top weather killer over the past 30 years. america.cgtn.com The biggest cause of weather-related deaths in the U.S. over the past 30 years has been heat. A recent study suggested that up to 20,000 deaths per year may be linked to high temperatures.

Staff (2022-08-14). Tropical Storm Meari makes landfall on Japan's Izu Peninsula. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Tropical Storm Meari made landfall on central Japan's Izu Peninsula on Saturday, causing disruptions to transportation services during the peak summer holiday season.

Staff (2022-08-14). Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación máxima de 850 MW para el horario diurno. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica informó que se estima para el horario pico una disponibilidad de 2 199 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 950 MW, para un déficit de 751 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 821 MW al pico. En el día de ayer se afectó el servicio por déficit de capacidad durante las 24 horas de día.

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran gymnast gains a bronze medal in Islamic Games. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iran's gymnast Ali Khalili Khezrabad has received a bronze medal in the Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey.

____ (2022-08-14). Singapore's first giant panda cub turns 1-year-old. ecns.cn Le le, the first giant panda born in Singapore turns one year old on August 14.

____ (2022-08-14). China pushes ahead with credit rating reform to unleash bond market potential. ecns.cn China has stepped up reform in its credit rating industry as new rules to improve standards and regulations of the sector took effect on Aug. 6, amid the country's broader push to curtail financial risks and further unleash the potential of its huge bond market.

Staff (2022-08-14). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on August 14. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Sunday, August 14.

WSWS (2022-08-14). Train drivers hold 24-hour UK-wide strike as Aslef union offers to accept real-terms pay cuts. wsws.org At Ashford station in Kent, a driver said, "As far as we're concerned, a pay rise is deserved by our members. What that pay rise looks like we're yet to see, but what we're not going to accept is a reduction in our real term wage."

Staff (2022-08-14). Foolad 0-0 Sanat Naft: IPL matchday 1. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Foolad Khuzestan FC shared the spoils with Sanat Naft Abadan in a 0-0 draw in Ahvaz in the 1st week of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Saturday.

Staff (2022-08-14). Shooting attacks in Quds leave at least 9 Israeli injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — At least nine Israeli settlers have been injured, some critically, after an armed attacker opened fire on a bus and at other locations in the occupied city of al-Quds.

____ (2022-08-14). FM spokesperson announces China's sanctions on Lithuanian Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications. ecns.cn China on Friday announced sanctions on Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of Lithuania Agne Vaiciukeviciute, according to a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

____ (2022-08-14). Iran's export of products to Uzbekistan at 63% growth: Safari. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Affairs announced that Iran's exports of products to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan hit 63 and 23 percent hike respectively in the current year.

____ (2022-08-14). U.S. Congress passes Democratic bill on tax, health care, climate. ecns.cn U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the Democratic spending bill on tax policy, health care and climate change, a few days after the Senate approval.

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran seeks to bolster defense cooperation with Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iran wants to strengthen its defense cooperation with Iraq, Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces, Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh said on Sunday.

TeleSUR- lvm, JCM (2022-08-14). Indepaz confirma nueva masacre en La Guajira, Colombia. telesurtv.net Indepaz aclaró que hasta el momento se desconoce la identidad de las víctimas.

Staff (2022-08-14). 22nd intl. building industry exhibition underway in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Twenty-second edition of the international construction industry exhibition which kicked off on Friday and will run through until Monday in the Iranian capital.

Megan Redshaw (2022-08-14). CDC Drops Quarantine, Distancing Recommendations, as 1.3 Million COVID Vaccine Injuries Reported to VAERS. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-14). VIDEO: Extensive fire erupts in Iraqi capital. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources on Sunday reported a massive fire that has been flamed in Baghdad.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-14). Iran men's handball wins S. Arabia in Islamic games in Turkey. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The Iranian national men's handball team won the bronze medal of the Islamic Solidarity Games after defeating the team Saudi Arabia.

____ (2022-08-14). China's efforts to protect Asian elephants bear fruit. ecns.cn At the Asian Elephant Breeding and Rescue Center in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, staff referred to as "elephant parents" work at least 10 hours a day bathing and rehabilitating these giant animals.

____ (2022-08-14). New Rhamnaceae species discovered in SW China. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have discovered a new species of Rhamnaceae in Sichuan Province in southwest China, according to the Chengdu Institute of Biology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Staff (2022-08-14). Sobrevolando el siniestro (+ Fotos y video). cubadebate.cu Debajo del helicóptero cuelga una bambi bucket, aditamento con una capacidad máxima de 2 500 litros de agua. Desde que se produjo el incendio en la Base de Supertanqueros de Matanzas, varias aeronaves de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias han sobrevolado la zona del siniestro. Mientras los bomberos atacan el fuego por varios puntos en tierra, los helicópteros cubanos lo hacen por aire, vertiendo agua. Van y vienen del incendio a la bahía, de la bahía al incendio.

TeleSUR, lvm, JCM (2022-08-14). Confirman que expresidente paraguayo Fernado Lugo sigue estable. telesurtv.net "Estar estable por su cuenta es un dato muy importante en un paciente crítico", recalcó Jorge Querey…

Staff (2022-08-14). US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — A US congressional delegation arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, officials said, days after China held military drills around the island in retaliation for US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit.

Staff (2022-08-14). Juantorena se mantiene reportado de crítico estable. cubadebate.cu El bicampeón olímpico Alberto Juantorena Danger, presidente de la Federación Cubana de Atletismo, se mantiene en estado crítico estable según el parte médico emitido este 14 de agosto. Jit reproduce a continuación los aspectos fundamentales de la información emitida por el IPK.

Kevin Gosztola (2022-08-13). Responses Among The Left To FBI Raid Against Trump. thedissenter.org On this week's Unauthorized Disclosure episode, Ben Norton discusses some responses from people on the left to FBI raiding Donald Trump's estate.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-13). How Britain Fueled Ukraine's War Machine and Invited Direct Conflict with Russia. libya360.wordpress.com TJ Coles UK Chief of the General Staff Gen. Patrick Sanders visited Ukrainian soldiers training in the UK, July 2022 Britain has played a key role in NATO forward troop deployments and training exercises on Russia's borders. With war underway, the UK sends billions in arms, special forces, and volunteers to ensure escalation. In an…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-13). West Will Brush Ukraine Biolab Allegations Under the Carpet Just Like Those of Kosovo Organ Trafficking. libya360.wordpress.com Aleksandar Pavic Western narrative control kicks into overdrive to shift blame, whitewash culprits, or make sure inconvenient lines of questioning are never pursued. In crisis after crisis, Western narrative control kicks into overdrive to shift blame, whitewash culprits, or make sure inconvenient lines of questioning are never pursued Soon after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's…

Liberation Staff (2022-08-13). VIDEO: Anti-Blockade Activists Reflect on Fidel Castro's Life and Legacy. liberationnews.org Liberation News spoke with anti-blockade activists about what they learned at the Fidel Castro Center and their reflection on his legacy.

Joyce Chediac (2022-08-13). Fighting for Abortion Rights in Alabama after the overturn of Roe. liberationnews.org The fight is on. Yellowhammer has no intentions of giving up in the struggle for abortion rights all reproductive rights and basic human rights.

Alejandra Garcia (2022-08-13). 96th anniversary of Fidel Castro's birth: "Fidel's Guidance in All of Cuba's Struggles" liberationnews.org Cuban leaders continue Fidel's legacy especially in times of crisis…

Ricardo Gomez (2022-08-13). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Money For Homes And Teachers. levernews.com Good things are happening! American Rescue Plan Act funds are being put to work for homes and teachers. In Pennsylvania, residents are getting much needed funding for home improvements. Across the country, public schools are offering big signing bonuses to hire much needed teachers amid severe shortages. Also, Uber and Lyft drivers in California have organized and secured workplace and health protections for the first time ever. Meanwhile, Chipotle workers just won a major settlement.All this and much more in this week's edition of You Love To See It, exclusively for supporting subscribers below. | Read th…

Patricio Montesinos (2022-08-13). Cuba Homenaje a Fidel en su 96 cumpleaños. globalizacion.ca Los cubanos rinden especial tributo por estos días al líder histórico de su Revolución, Fidel Castro, de quien hablan con una mezcla de admiración, respeto y añoranza, pero siempre lo hacen en presente, pese a su partida física. | Para los…

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