2022-01-05: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-01-05). How American capitalism profits on death. wsws.org Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the correspondence between mass infection and stock prices is well established. The markets fall when they suspect measures will be taken to stop the spread of COVID-19, and they rise when the disease is allowed to spread unchecked.

sputniknews (2022-01-05). President of Kazakhstan Accepts Resignation of Government Amid Mass Protests Across Nation. sputniknews.com ALMATY (Sputnik) – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed a decree on the resignation of the government after a wave of protests swept the nation amid outrage regarding the rising cost of liquified petroleum gas.

sputniknews (2022-01-05). First VIDEO of Protesters Storming Mayor's Office in Almaty, Kazakhstan Emerges Online. sputniknews.com There have been multiple reports of clashes between protesters and police as the crisis in Kazakhstan escalates.

Staff (2022-01-05). Kazakhstan's main airport seized by protesters — reports. rt.com Almaty transit hub overrun after president promised 'tough as possible' response to unrest | Flights to Kazakhstan are being canceled after Almaty International Airport, the country's busiest, was reportedly seized by protesters on Wednesday, amid mass unrest triggered by a hike in the price of liquefied gas. | While no visual evidence was immediately available from the airport due to a mass internet blackout said to be happening in Kazakhstan, locally-sourced Telegram news channel Orda cited the airport's press service as confirming they were no longer in control of the location. | It claimed the media team h…

teleSUR, DRL JCM (2022-01-05). Pdte. de Kazajistán promete transformar al país tras protestas. telesurtv.net Manifestantes tomaron por asalto la sede del Gobierno en Almaty, en el marco de protestas ante el alza de los combustibles.

teleSUR (2022-01-05). WHO Still Recommends 14-Day Quarantine for COVID-19 Patients. telesurenglish.net Although most people recover from COVID-19 within five to seven days of the onset of symptoms, the World Health Organization (WHO) still recommends a 14-day quarantine. | RELATED: | Nevertheless, States must make decisions about the duration of quarantine based on their individual situations, said Abdi Mahamud from WHO's COVID-19 Incident Management Support Team. | In countries with low infections, a longer quarantine time…

David Swanson (2022-01-05). Primer on Foreign Policy for Candidates Published. warisacrime.org By RootsAction Education Fund, January 5, 2022 RootsAction Education Fund has published a Primer on Foreign Policy for U.S. Congressional Candidates. Congressional candidates often have little or nothing to say about foreign policy, and a lot of them have a surprising reason when asked: they say that they don't know anything about it. Some of …

Vijay Prashad (2022-01-05). We Dance into the New Year Banging our Hammers and Swinging our Sickles. orinocotribune.com By Vijay Prashad — Dec 30, 2021 | Bittersweet is the passage of this year. There have been some immense victories and some catastrophic defeats, the most terrible being the failure of the Global North countries to adopt a democratic attitude towards confronting the COVID-19 pandemic and creating equitable access to key resources, from life-saving medical equipment to vaccines. Tragically, by the end of this pandemic, we will have learnt the Greek alphabet from the

Gidimt'en Yintah Access (2022-01-05). Wet'suwet'en Water Protectors Evade RCMP as Police Mobilize For Raid. itsgoingdown.org Report on current situation on Wet'suwet'en territory from the Gidimt'en Camp, as RCMP troops again begin to mobilize for a raid. Two weeks after Wet'suwet'en water protectors evicted Coastal GasLink workers and occupied a key pipeline drill site, water protectors executed a strategic retreat to avoid arrest and violence at the hands of dozens of…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-05). Progress 'visible', main stumbling blocks becoming clearer. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) — As the new round of Vienna talks on the removal of US anti-Iranian sanctions continues, the Russian diplomat said that progress in Vienna talks is visible and main stumbling blocks are becoming clearer.

Staff (2022-01-05). Internet switched off in Kazakhstan amid unrest — reports. rt.com TV broadcasting has also been disrupted in the Central Asian country faced with a wave of protests over a spike in fuel prices | The internet was reportedly switched off across Kazakhstan on Wednesday, as the country remains gripped by violent protests that began in response to a hike in fuel prices after the New Year. | NetBlocks, a British organization that monitors internet freedom, has described the situation in the country as "a nation-scale internet blackout." | Access to the web was cut off completely following a day of mobile internet disruptions and partial curbs on Tuesday, it added. | "The incident…

Staff (2022-01-05). Nationwide state of emergency declared in Kazakhstan. rt.com President vows 'tough' response to ongoing violent protests | Kazakhstan's authorities have imposed a state of emergency across the country in an attempt to get a grip on a deteriorating security situation, after widespread demonstrations were sparked by a gas price hike. | President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev reached for the sweeping measures late on Wednesday, hours after saying he intended to act "as tough as possible" against the violence. | The state of emergency vastly expands the powers of the country's police and military, as well as allowing the handing down of heavy penalties, including lengthy prison ter…

Staff (2022-01-05). Kazakh president asks Russia-led bloc for military help. rt.com Allied military help needed to quell actions of "terrorist bands" amid violent civil unrest in Kazakhstan, the president insists | The Kazakh president has asked the Russia-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) for help amid violent unrest gripping the nation, claiming that "terrorists" were overrunning strategic facilities across the country. | "I believe reaching out to our CSTO partners is appropriate and timely," President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was quoted as saying by the media late on Wednesday. | The president slammed the violent protesters who have overrun government buildings and other fac…

Staff (2022-01-05). Airport takeover, palace fire & promise of 'tough' response: Here's how Kazakhstan's unrest escalated. rt.com The Central Asian state continues its apparent descent into chaos as street protests triggered by a hike in gas prices grow increasingly violent | The situation in Kazakhstan took a sharp turn for the worse on Wednesday, as several cities saw violent unrest, with administrative buildings stormed, a presidential residence set on fire, and the main airport allegedly seized. | The protests began after a twofold hike in the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) at the start of the new year. The price caps that had existed in the country for years had turned LPG into an extremely popular type of fuel, widely utili…

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Sullivan, Nordic Partners Talk Readiness to Impose Costs on Russia Over Ukraine – NSC. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US national security adviser Jake Sullivan and his counterparts from the Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden discussed by telephone each country's readiness to impose consequences on Russia should it escalate tensions with Ukraine, Nation Security Council spokesperson Emily Horne said.

Brian Berletic (2022-01-05). New US Embargo on Cambodia over Friendship with China. asia-pacificresearch.com

_____ (2022-01-05). Occupy Biden Demonstrates How To Hold Politicians Accountable. popularresistance.org During the 2020 presidential campaigns, it was common for people who planned to vote for Joe Biden to say that they recognized he was a corporate-friendly candidate but that we just needed to elect him and then he could be pressured to act in the interests of the people. Well, unlike the marches after President Trump was elected, that mass pressure on Biden has not materialized. Now, a coalition of smaller climate justice groups (not the Big Greens) has just completed a weeklong occupation of land close to the President's home with two demands: that he declare a climate emergency and that he stop any new fossil f…

Arjae Red (2022-01-05). Starbucks union drive erupts across the country. workers.org Buffalo, N.Y. The spark that started in this city last August, when Starbucks workers announced their intent to unionize, has turned into a wildfire of righteous working-class ambition, with new locations across the country filing for union elections. Stores in Mesa, Arizona; Boston; Seattle; Knoxville, Tennessee; Chicago; and Bloomfield, Colorado, . . . |

Binoy Kampmark (2022-01-05). In Search of Shallow Doctrines: Joe Biden and Trumpism Shorn. dissidentvoice.org The US presidential doctrine is an odd creature. Usually summoned up by security wonks and satellite personnel who revolve around the President, these eventually assume the name of the person holding office. They are given the force of a Papal bull and treated by the priest pundits as binding, coherent and sound. Much of this …

Editor2 (2022-01-05). Hundreds of Reconstruction Projects Carried out in Syria in 2021 Despite Difficulties and Challenges. orinocotribune.com The year 2021 has witnessed the implementation of hundreds of reconstruction projects in several sectors in Syria despite the challenges and obstacles that face the process, mainly the acute economic crisis the country is going through besides the western sanctions imposed on the people of Syria. | These projects were mentioned in the annual report released on Thursday by the Ministry of Local Administration. | The report said: "The ministry carried out 1262 rehabilitation projects and it now supervises the rehabilitation of 17 hospitals, 37 health centers and 19 cultural centers." | It added that 6502 houses, 10…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-01-05). With the Clinton Brand Now Discredited, Its High Time to Reopen the Investigation into the Death of Vince Foster. covertactionmagazine.com Vince Foster was the highest federal official to die since JFK. His death was ruled a suicide; however, strong evidence …

Karen Conner (2022-01-05). Preview: What to Look for in the December Jobs Report. cepr.net There is much good news in the labor market, which is likely to continue with the December jobs report. But, we are still not over the pandemic, nor its influence on the labor market.

Kyle Herrig (2022-01-05). Selling Out Democracy for Political Influence. otherwords.org One year ago, the foundation of our democracy was jeopardized in a full-blown coup attempt by seditionists egged on by former president Donald Trump. People died. | Confederate flags were waved inside the Capitol. People with zip ties and weapons were ready to do harm or even kill members of Congress and the vice president. These were right-wing extremists who had the encouragement, and even help, from Trump allies in Congress. | When the dust settled, many corporations rightly spoke out and pledged to halt contributions to lawmakers whose rhetoric and actions played a part in the insurrection — including t…

Matt Sedlar (2022-01-05). Andrés Arauz on CDBCs and Sovereignty. cepr.net Interview with Andres on Bitcoin, the broader world of crypto & NFTs, how to think about digital and monetary sovereignties together, the geopolitics of the global payment systems, China's efforts to control FinTech, the situation in El Salvador, and the possible ways to democratize central banking.

Matt Sedlar (2022-01-05). Disaster Victims Shouldn't Have to Run a PR Campaign to Get Federal Aid. cepr.net The Los Angeles Times | Suffering is not a competition, but the battle for attention and resources tragically is. | Children killed in a school shooting, fires raging across the West, deadly tornadoes slamming the Midwest and the South — all happening against a backdrop of more than 800,000 deaths from COVID-19. After a high-profile tragedy, sustained national news coverage can bring in sympathy, charity and pressure for government aid.

Robin Savannah Carver (2022-01-05). January 6 Showed Why D.C. Deserves Statehood. otherwords.org At around noon on January 6, 2021, a friend in Virginia Beach sent me a private message: "If you need a place to stay, our living room isn't much, but at least it's not in D.C." More than two dozen similar messages poured in throughout the day from generous friends in the area. | The phone call from my mom was more direct: Were my partner and I safe, and did we have a plan in case things went south at the Capitol? | The insurrection instigated by Donald Trump has become a kind of political north star in the year that's passed since. An entire ecosystem of post-mortem analyses has grown up around the day. | Expert…

Tamara Nassar (2022-01-05). Victory for hunger striker after 141 days. electronicintifada.net Israeli army jails 79-year-old lawyer claiming he poses imminent "security threat."

Tequesta Black Star (2022-01-05). Ft. Lauderdale Food Not Bombs Wins Settlement in Federal Lawsuit Against City. itsgoingdown.org Federal lawsuit against Ft. Lauderdale Food not Bombs ends in victory against the city. Originally posted to Tequesta Black Star. After a 7-year-long legal battle between Ft. Lauderdale Food Not Bombs and the City of Fort Lauderdale, FNB has won a settlement and payment for legal fees by the City for attempting to ban food…

Yanis Iqbal (2022-01-05). The Long History of Anti-Haitianism in the Dominican Republic. towardfreedom.org The Dominican Republic's continued maintenance of an exclusionary project like a 118-mile border wall indicates it is fundamentally anti-people in nature, using centuries of anti-Haiti sentiment to deflect the public's attention from its destructive, market-oriented economic policies, writes Yanis Iqbal.

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-01-05). US Plays Tibet Card as India Seeks Modus Vivendi with China. asia-pacificresearch.com

Kim Petersen (2022-01-05). What Does the Statement of the Five Nuclear-Weapon States on Preventing Nuclear War Tell Us? dissidentvoice.org The Doomsday Clock has been sitting the past year at 100 seconds to midnight, the closest it has ever been to civilization-ending apocalypse. The United States has done little to quell doomsday apprehensions by ratcheting up tensions with China over Taiwan and its warships in the South China Sea, as well as with Russia over …

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Democrats Doing Utmost to Exploit US Capitol Breach for Political Gain, Ex-FBI Agent Says. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The Democratic Party and the mainstream media are trying their hardest to take full political advantage of the 6 January assault on the US Capitol, former FBI Special Agent and whistleblower Coleen Rowley told Sputnik.

WSWS (2022-01-05). K-12 schools reopen as Omicron surges throughout the US South. wsws.org Amid the record-breaking surge of COVID-19 cases in the US and globally, infections are on the rise again in states across the Southern US just as K-12 schools reopen for the spring semester.

Indybay (2022-01-05). Thursday 1/20: The Future of Reproductive Justice: With Roe v. Wade in Peril, What Comes Next? indybay.org Online event…

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). High-tech to ensure green Winter Olympics. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Shanghai aunties make cashmere bouquets for Winter Olympics. ecns.cn A group of aunties from Shanghai knit award winning bouquets for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

JBLM Cop Watch (2022-01-05). JBLM DES Protection Division Still Illegally Spying On You. indybay.org The Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) DES Protection Division collecting and disseminating information about First Amendment Protected Activities in violation of DOD regulations and Federal law.

teleSUR (2022-01-05). Chile: Election of Constitutional Assembly President is Delayed. telesurenglish.net Chile's Constitutional Convention will restart the election of its new president on Wednesday after over-18-hour-lasting voting that ended without any candidate obtaining 78 votes needed to replace current President Elisa Loncon, whose six-month term of office ended on Jan. 4. | RELATED: | Besides being related to the lack of agreement between the lawmakers, the delay in the paraliamentary decision process is du…

WSWS (2022-01-05). After seeking to bring back defective railcars, Washington D.C. transit system reverses course again after more defects emerge. wsws.org The WMATA removed its 7000-series railcars a little over a week after agreeing to implement weekly quality checks on the cars' defective wheelbases.

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-05). Argentina supera los 80.000 casos de coronavirus en 24 horas. telesurtv.net El incremento de casos de coronavirus en Argentina, coincide con el ascenso de contagios que se vienen registrando en el último mes.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). RCEP rollout a major victory for multilateralism, free trade: Chinese FM. ecns.cn The entry into force of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is a major victory for multilateralism and free trade, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said Tuesday, noting that China will work with all parties to take an active part in the RCEP's institution building while making positive contributions to regional prosperity and global economic recovery.

WSWS (2022-01-05). Eric Adams takes office as Mayor of New York City, pledging to keep schools open amidst record COVID-19 infections. wsws.org New York's second African American mayor is continuing the ruling class policy of herd immunity, while preparing repression against the working class.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-05). Estonian ex-official calls for NATO Article 4 to be invoked. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com MP: Estonia should launch NATO Article 4 consultations NATO's article 4 should be invoked by Estonia to start discussions about additional forces in the Baltic states and Poland, former Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu said on Tuesday. Article 4 would start collective discussions amongst the alliance. Reinsalu called for like-minded countries to invoke the …

Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy (2022-01-05). CRD Workers' Struggles in Southern Africa Pacifica's Covid Race & Democracy. indybay.org Pacifica's Covid, Race and Democracy covers the growing working class struggles in South Africa from Namibia to South Africa.

Staff (2022-01-05). COVID-19: Récords de contagios en un día por la variante ómicron en gran parte del mundo. cubadebate.cu En las últimas 24 horas, los contagios por ómicron registraron récords en diversas partes del mundo, desde Estados Unidos y Europa hasta Oceanía. Para la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS), en este marco se podrían generar nuevas variantes más peligrosas, pese a la vacunación. En el caso de Estados Unidos se registró un récord mundial de más de un millón de casos de coronavirus en las últimas 24 horas.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-05). Consumer Health: The gift of bone marrow transplantation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In this season of celebrating and gift-giving, you could have the chance to give someone the gift of a second chance at life. Each year, approximately 18,000 people in the U.S. under 74 are diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses for which a bone marrow transplant or an umbilical cord blood transplant are their best treatment options, according to the Health Resources & Services Administration. A bone marrow transplant, also called a stem cell transplant, is a…

teleSUR, mcs, JL (2022-01-05). Río de Janeiro cancela el carnaval 2022 por la variante àìmicron. telesurtv.net La alcaldía precisó que el aumento de contagios por la Covid-19 y la nueva variante Ómicron, impide la realización del tradicional evento.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-01-05). Anuncian en Ecuador marcha contra política económica de Lasso. telesurtv.net Promoverán la congelación de los combustibles y otras demandas. Declaran a 2022 año de la resistencia contra Gobierno nacional.

Jan6 Unity Day Coalition (2022-01-05). Thursday 1/6: Santa Rosa: January 6th Day of Remembrance & Action Vigil for Democracy & Voting Rights. indybay.org SANTA ROSA: Courthouse Square, Fourth Street & Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 | Please wear a mask and be vaccinated/boosted. Follow all COVID safety guidelines, especially w/ omicron variant: www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/…

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Rio de Janeiro cancels carnival street parades due to COVID-19 increase. ecns.cn Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's top tourism destination, on Tuesday announced the cancelation of the city's traditional carnival-time street parades due to surging COVID-19 cases.

Staff (2022-01-05). Arde la Patagonia argentina: Incendios arrasan con más de 80 000 hectáreas. cubadebate.cu Un incendio ubicado en la región de Puerto Madryn, al noreste de la provincia de Chubut, sita en el sur de Argentina, ha afectado más de 80.000 hectáreas de terreno, indicaron fuentes locales. Si bien hoy por hoy no hay focos ígneos activos, los expertos saben que las llamas podrían reavivarse fácilmente gracias a la sequedad del suelo.

ProPublica (2022-01-05). Thursday 1/6: The Insurrection One Year Later: The Threats to American Democracy w/ ProPublica. indybay.org Online event…

sputniknews (2022-01-05). US President Joe Biden Gets Mocked Online After Mistakenly Saying It's 2020. sputniknews.com Confusing former British Prime Minister Theresa May with Margaret Thatcher, telling a paraplegic to stand up, and calling his election rival Donald Trump by the wrong name twice — it seems that if people were awarded trophies for making gaffes, Joe Biden would be crowned the all-time champion.

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Israel-UAE Trade Expected to Hit $2 Billion in 2022, But Might the Honeymoon Be Disrupted? sputniknews.com The main areas of cooperation have been agricultural, aerospace, and defence projects as well as the diamond industry, renewable energy, and tourism.

NewCORE & WHYY PBS (2022-01-05). Monday 1/17: Conversations of King: "Give Us The Ballot" – MLK, Voting Rights, & the Urgency in 2022. indybay.org Online event…

Angela (2022-01-05). Saturday 1/8: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "My Haifa" indybay.org

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Emma Watson Incurs Israeli Ire After Expressing Solidarity With 'Free Palestine' Movement. sputniknews.com Emma Watson, 31, took to social media earlier this week to express her solidarity with Palestinians. "Solidarity is a verb", read the now-viral Instagram post from the English actress, best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" film series.

Staff (2022-01-05). Chicago teachers shut down in-person classes. rt.com Mayor's office insists she's doing 'everything in her power' to bring kids back to school – including threatening teachers' pay | The Chicago Teachers Union has voted to shut down in-person classes, insisting the surge in Covid-19 cases has made schools unsafe, while school-board officials warn the work stoppage amounts to an illegal strike. | While Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Pedro Martinez acknowledged on Tuesday that if the union voted for remote learning and opted not to show up, there would be no classes on Wednesday, he insisted school buildings would be open and teachers and students alike were wel…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-05). Consumer Health: Children and good hand-washing habits. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it's that frequent hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading illness. Keeping hands clean can prevent 1 in 3 diarrhea-related illnesses and 1 in 5 respiratory infections, such as a cold or the flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Help children stay healthy by encouraging them to wash their hands frequently, and make it a family affair….

teleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-01-05). Sobrina de George Floyd fue baleada en su casa en Texas. telesurtv.net El padre de la menor denunció que la policía tardó cuatro horas en llegar al lugar y considera que hubo planificación.

Staff (2022-01-05). MMA fighter axed after discovery of shocking tattoo. rt.com A Czech MMA fighter has been banned from a local fight league event after neo-Nazi symbology was found among his tattoos | Radek Rousal has had his professional MMA debut canceled by Czech organization Oktagon MMA after it was discovered that he had numerous neo-Nazi tattoos, including one of Adolf Hitler on his right arm. | Rousal, who is untested as an MMA pro but has a 0-1 kickboxing record, was in line to make his first appearance in the cage as a short-notice replacement against Slovakian Nikolas Krivak. | However, officials from the fight league were forced to rethink their plans after noticing the offen…

sputniknews (2022-01-05). US Capitol Police Chief: No Concerns Over Potential Incidents on Anniversary of January 6 Riot. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US Capitol Police have no indications of potential incidents related to the upcoming anniversary of the 6 January attack, Chief Tom Manger told reporters on Tuesday.

Todd Steiner (2022-01-05). SPAWN Announces New Residential Internship Opportunities in Marin County, CA Redwoods. indybay.org Marin County– SPAWN announces new residential internship opportunities for recent college graduates to gain training and opportunities in habitat restoration, salmon biological monitoring, native plant propagation, and effective environmental advocacy.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Beijing Subway Line 8 opens 3 stations with Beijing elements. ecns.cn Three stations of the Beijing Subway Line 8 have opened recently. Passengers can visit Jinyu Hutong Station, Qianmen Station and Wangfujing Station without transferring.

Staff (2022-01-05). Belgium complicit in killing of popular African leader, book claims. rt.com New evidence shows Belgium turned a blind eye as its officials plotted the assassination of Burundian PM Prince Louis Rwagasore in 1961 | Belgium has "overwhelming responsibility" for the killing of Prince Louis Rwagasore, the popular Burundian leader who sought to unite the country's ethnic groups as it gained freedom from the colonial power, new evidence shows. | Weeks after being elected prime minister in a landslide, Rwagasore, the 29-year-old son of a former king, was assassinated in October 1961. The governing Belgian elite masterminded the shooting while Brussels turned a blind eye, according to archive…

teleSUR (2022-01-05). Argentina: Adolfo Perez Esquivel Is Discharged from Hospital. telesurenglish.net The 1980 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Adolfo Perez Esquivel, was discharged from the hospital where he was admitted on Saturday due to an ischemic cerebrovascular accident (CVA). | RELATED: | "We want to tell you that Adolfo has already been discharged and is on his way to Buenos Aires to continue his recovery … he is clinically stable and lucid," his relatives tweeted. | Son of a Galician immigrant and an Argentine of Guarani…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-05). GOP controlled House could try to impeach Biden. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) —A top Republican senator said that "there's a chance" Republicans will impeach Joe Biden if they win the House majority in this year's midterm elections.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). 100 caricatures of Chinese winter sports athletes debut in Beijing. ecns.cn With the countdown to Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics entering the final 30 days, 100 caricatures of Chinese winter sports athletes made their debut in Beijing on Wednesday.

Todd Steiner (2022-01-05). Costa Rica Announces the Expansion of Cocos Island National Park and the Seamounts Marine. indybay.org Costa Rica — Costa Rica announced today the expansion of Cocos Island National Park and the Seamounts Marine Management Area, increasing the protection around this biodiversity hotspot. Cocos Island is located approximately 320 miles from the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Due to its great biological diversity, the island was declared a national park in 1978.

Robert Hunziker (2022-01-05). Bright Green Lies Torpedoes Greens. dissidentvoice.org Bright Green Lies (Monkfish Book Publishing, 2021) grumbles and growls like a rambunctious thunderstorm on an early spring day opening up darkened clouds of acid rain across the world of environmentalism, including celebrated personalities. According to Bright Green Lies authors Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert: "We are writing this book because we want …

Xiaolu Sun (2022-01-05). USA Nordic Combined athletes prepare for Beijing Olympics. america.cgtn.com See how Nordic Combined athletes prepare for Beijing Winter Olympics in the U.S.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-01-05). Tuesday 1/4: Press Conference: Stop the Mayor's War on the Tenderloin! indybay.org SF City Hall. Tune into the livestream via @PSLBayArea on Twitter…

Sonoma Valley Democrats (2022-01-05). Thursday 1/6: Sonoma: January 6th Day of Remembrance & Action Vigil for Democracy & Voting Rights. indybay.org SONOMA: Sonoma Plaza, 453 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476 | Wear a mask and please be vaccinated/boosted. Follow all COVID safety guidelines, especially w/ omicron variant: www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/…

Shane Burley (2022-01-05). Community Bonds and Mutual Aid Sustain Anti-Fascists Targeted by the State. zcomm.org "You need connections to people who have your back and who know how to reach out to people to help you in ways they can't,. That's the whole point of why we're all doing this in the first place. It's about community."

WSWS (2022-01-05). Bruce Springsteen sells his music, songwriting catalog to Sony for $550 million. wsws.org The half-billion dollar agreement between Springsteen and Sony is only the largest in a recent series of back catalog sales by musicians.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). China-Vietnam freight train trips double in 2021. ecns.cn South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region handled 346 China-Vietnam freight train trips last year, up by over 108 percent from the previous year, according to the China Railway Nanning Group Co., Ltd.

repost (2022-01-05). New CCSF Chancellor Says SEIU 1021 Members Hold "Respectful" Rally. indybay.org The new SF City College chancellor John Martin said that the SEIU1021 chapter had a "respectful" rally against the 67 layoffs. The SEIU 1021 SF City College Chapter leadership refused to have any public action before the layoffs and has kept the layoffs a secret from the public. There is no mention of the layoffs on the SEIU 1021 website and facebook page.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Special stamps issued in Beijing to mark Year of the Tiger. ecns.cn A set of tiger-patterned stamps was officially issued in Beijing on Jan. 5, 2022.

Sameena Rahman (2022-01-05). Sudan Prime Minister resigns as revolutionaries push to end military rule. liberationnews.org Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok resigned on Sunday amid widespread protests demanding an end to military rule that have faced deadly repression.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-05). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on January 5. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, January 5.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Goods transported by China-Laos railway exceeds $100 mln. ecns.cn A total of 116 trains serving the China-Laos Railway cleared Kunming Customs in Yunnan Province as of Sunday, with 49,800 tons of import and export goods valued at 667 million yuan (about $105 million) transported.

Staff (2022-01-05). US base in Syria Al Omar oil field comes under rocket attacks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) — News sources reported that a US base in the Al-Omar oil field in eastern Syria has has been targeted on Wednesday morning.

Staff (2022-01-05). Headlines for January 5, 2022. democracynow.org Chicago Cancels Classes After Union Vote to Move to Remote Learning, CDC Keeps in Place New Rule About 5-Day Isolation, Amid Surge, Delhi to Enforce Weekend Curfew as Hong Kong Bans Flights from U.S., U.K., Jan. 6 Committee Seeks to Question Fox's Sean Hannity over Insurrection, "Do You Realize You Are Describing a Coup?" Ex-Trump Official Defends Plan to Overturn Election, Report: 650,000 Messages Posted on Facebook Attacking Election Results Before Jan. 6, Manchin Says Changing Filibuster Rules to Pass Voting Rights Is "Heavy Lift", Canada Reaches $31 Billion Settlement with First Nations over Child Welfare Abu…

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). In pics: Children keen to inherit traditional Lusheng dance in Guizhou. ecns.cn Students of Miao ethnic group perform the traditional Lusheng (reed-pipe instrument) dance at Congjiang county, southwest China's Guizhou province.

Staff (2022-01-05). "American Insurrection": How Far-Right Extremists Moved from Fringe to Mainstream After Jan. 6 Attack. democracynow.org Thursday marks one year since a violent mob of thousands of far-right and white supremacist Trump supporters descended on the U.S. Capitol, disrupting Congress from certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election and resulting in five deaths and hundreds of injuries. We look at where these movements are one year later, with the updated investigative documentary "American Insurrection" by Frontline in collaboration with ProPublica and Berkeley Journalism's Investigative Reporting Program. Director Rick Rowley explains how the far-right social movements have grown since the insurrection and says "the locus…

Robert Koehler (2022-01-05). Poisoning ourselves with war. zcomm.org This is not about blame. This is not about shame. This is about change. We still have our finger on the nuclear trigger…

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Average life expectancy in Tibet rises to 72.19 years. ecns.cn The average life expectancy in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region in 2021 rose to 72.19 years, an increase of 1.09 years over 2020.

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Peru Prosecutor's Office Launches Corruption Probe Against President Castillo – Reports. sputniknews.com MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Peruvian Prosecutor General Zoraida Avalos began preliminary investigation against President Pedro Castillo on suspicion of corruption, Peru's newspaper La Republica reported on Tuesday.

Tes Welborn (2022-01-05). Thursday 1/13: Recall Reform Proposed for San Francisco. indybay.org Zoom How to Join the HANC | Meeting. Please join us on Thursday, January | 13, at 7: 00 pm. Aaron Peskin | will discuss a ballot measure to | reform the recall process. (We | are not discussing the specific | upcoming recall elections.) | • To join the meeting, copy this | link: zoom.us/j/97001985 | 280?pwd=Nkx2UVFPSTRVWG | VXUVZEbFRkb0xwQT09 | • Or, with the Zoom app: | Meeting ID: 970 0198 5280 | Passcode: 333544 | • Zoom also provides telephone | numbers. These are not toll free | numbers. Check with your | phone company before you | incur charges.

Staff (2022-01-05). Fifa certifica al estadio Antonio Maceo para partidos internacionales. cubadebate.cu El estadio Antonio Maceo, de la ciudad de Santiago de Cuba, recibió este miércoles el certificado que lo avala para acoger partidos internacionales. El documento oficial firmado por el presidente de la Fifa, Gianni Infantino, y emitido en Zúrich este miércoles reseña que el terreno instalado allí ha sido probado y certificado según los estándares de calidad del ente rector del fútbol internacional.

Staff (2022-01-05). Columnist Will Bunch: Trump Came Much Closer to Pulling Off a January 6 Coup Than People Realize. democracynow.org The January 6 insurrection resulted in criminal charges for over 700 rioters, and the FBI has since called it an act of domestic terrorism. Philadelphia Inquirer national columnist Will Bunch says there is growing evidence that links Trump and his inner circle to the Capitol attack. He argues understanding what was happening behind the scenes at the Pentagon, which has operational control over the National Guard in D.C., can help explain Trump's botched attempt to overturn the 2020 election and the insurrection that followed. "I think they fully believed that they would be able to call out the National Guard," sa…

Zach Farber (2022-01-05). San Diego sanitation workers strike for a fair contract. zcomm.org Since Dec.17, around 250 sanitation workers from Teamsters 542 have been on strike across San Diego County. It is the first strike in Teamsters 542's history…

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-01-05). Modest progress witnessed Vienna talks : Ned Price. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) — US Department of State spokesperson said that some modest progress has been witnessed in the Vienna talks that were resumed last week.

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-01-05). Bolivia crece en 1.1 milones de empleos a ciudadanos en 2021. telesurtv.net La reducción de la tasa de desempleo evidencia el proceso recuperativo de la economía boliviana durante el 2021.

Staff (2022-01-05). Participe en el concurso de Cubadebate sobre la Serie Nacional del Béisbol. cubadebate.cu Los servicios entuMovil, de la División Habana, de Desoft, y el Portal Cubadebate convocan a los usuarios de la telefonía móvil en Cuba a participar en el concurso °Swing Grande de Cubadebate entuMovil! El certamen consiste en la siguiente pregunta: øDiga qué día, en enero de 1962, se inauguró la Primera Serie Nacional del Béisbol Cubano?

teleSUR, DRL, JCM (2022-01-05). Crece tensión entre Argentina y Reino Unido por las Malvinas. telesurtv.net Reino Unido negó que hubiera violado el Tratado de Tlatelolco y dijo que todas las armas regresaron al suelo británico.

WSWS (2022-01-05). Johnson declares, "We can find a way to live with this virus" as UK reports one-day record 218,000 COVID infections. wsws.org Britain is second globally only to the United States in the number of officially registered infections over the last week. However, the US population is five times as large.

Staff (2022-01-05). Venezuela Receives 3.1 Million COVAX Vaccines. orinocotribune.com This Tuesday, January 4, Venezuela received 3.1 million doses of vaccines through the World Health Organization (WHO) COVAX mechanism, reported Venezuelan Deputy Minister for Health, Gerardo Briceño. The vaccines were received at Simón Bolívar International Airport of Maiquetía. | #Entérate | | COVAX: Venezuela recibe 3.1 millones de vacunas para fortalecer Plan de Inmunización y Refuerzo contra la

Staff (2022-01-05). 'MasterChef' slammed after cooking showdown features shark, alligator & capybara. rt.com Ecuador has warned of prison time for wild animal eaters after a controversial 'MasterChef' episode | An episode of 'MasterChef Ecuador' has triggered an almighty backlash, with the Quito government warning that wild animal eaters may end up in prison, while Colombia has launched an investigation into the ingredients used. | On Tuesday, Ecuador's government slammed the country's 'MasterChef' show after a recent episode featured ingredients including tollo (a small shark), an alligator, a type of wild deer, and a capybara — a massive rodent which can weigh as much as 80 kilograms (175 lbs). | In a statemen…

Staff (2022-01-05). Protestas violentas en Kazajistán: Moscú aboga por la normalización de la situación mediante el diálogo, informa cancillería rusa. cubadebate.cu Moscú aboga por la normalización mediante el diálogo de la situación en Kazajistán, sumido esta semana en violentas protestas, informaron este miércoles desde el Ministerio ruso de Exteriores. Aunque el Gobierno kazajo ha dimitido este miércoles, las protestas no cesan y en tres regiones del país se ha decretado el estado de emergencia.

WSWS (2022-01-05). Julian Assange passes one thousand days in Belmarsh Prison, dubbed "Britain's Guantanamo Bay" wsws.org Assange is imprisoned without charge to facilitate an extradition request from the American government, which plotted his illegal kidnapping or assassination.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-01-05). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on January 5. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) — Mehr News Agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, January 5.

WSWS (2022-01-05). Australian epidemiologist Adrian Esterman condemns government response to Omicron. wsws.org "There's no national approach. There are different definitions for things, different ways of calculating, different contact-tracing systems that don't talk to each other, different border regulations and different testing situations."

WSWS (2022-01-05). Chicago teachers vote to reject return to in-person learning as COVID-19 cases surge. wsws.org The courageous action by Chicago teachers is part of a growing movement of educators throughout the country to demand the shutdown of schools as the COVID-19 pandemic spirals out of control.

Staff (2022-01-05). Continúa el repunte de contagios: Cuba reporta 967 nuevos casos de COVID-19 y ningún fallecido. cubadebate.cu Cuba reportó este miércoles 967 nuevos casos de COVID-19 y ningún fallecido, de acuerdo con el parte oficial emitido por el Ministerio de Salud Pública. Al cierre del martes 4 de enero estaban ingresados 8 711 pacientes, incluidos 2 805 casos activos. En terapia intensiva son atendidos 27 pacientes: cinco críticos y 22 graves.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-05). Violence in Colombia Near Venezuelan Border Raises Military Alert. orinocotribune.com A new wave of violence and terror was unleashed yesterday in Colombia near its border with Venezuela, in the department of Arauca. Reports stated that over 20 people died in clashes between paramilitary groups fighting for territory. | The Colombian municipalities of Arauquita, Saravena, Forul, Tame, and Botalón, in Arauca, were struck by massacres, detentions, and displacements. | With the slogan "Botalón demands peace," Colombian social leader Mayerly Briceño published statements on her Twitter account as residents in the sector were mobilized. They requested the intervention of human rights organizations and C…

WSWS (2022-01-05). Florida COVID-19 infections continue to hit record levels as officials abandon testing measures. wsws.org Florida saw an explosive growth in infections amid the Christmas and New Year's holidays as millions were encouraged to travel and gather together despite the threat of the more infectious Omicron variant.

WSWS (2022-01-05). Cruise ship workers must form committees to protect the lives, health of passengers and crew! wsws.org Urgent action is needed by cruise ship workers to protect health and safety as the Omicron variant spreads across the globe.

Bernie Sanders (2022-01-05). Our New Year's Resolution for 2022: To Rise Up and Fight Back. zcomm.org Corporate greed and class warfare are crushing working people. No one is going to save us — we need to rise up together…

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Rocket Reportedly Hits Near Military Base Hosting US Forces in Iraq. sputniknews.com The reports of a rocket attack come after two drones were shot down on Tuesday attempting to approach the coalition's Ain al-Asad Air facility.

WSWS (2022-01-05). Apple market valuation touches $3 trillion. wsws.org The total divorce of Apple's value from the underlying real economy can be seen in the fact that its market capitalization is now bigger than the gross domestic product of most countries.

teleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-01-05). Reportan que Corea del Norte lanzó probable misil balístico. telesurtv.net Según el Ejército de Corea del Sur, el presunto misil balístico fue disparado hacia el mar del Este.

teleSUR, JL (2022-01-05). Declaran estado de sitio en Kazajistán ante manifestaciones. telesurtv.net La medida entra vigor desde el 5 de enero hasta el próximo día 19 del mismo mes.

teleSUR (2022-01-05). Five Countries Join the UNSC as Non-Permanent Members. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) began to assume responsibilities as non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). | RELATED: | Their two-year term officially started on Jan. 1. But Tuesday is the first working day of the council for 2022 after the Christmas and New Year break. A flag installation ceremony was held to mark the start of their responsibilities. | K…

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-01-05). Premio Nobel argentino Adolfo Pérez Esquivel recibe alta médica. telesurtv.net Diversas personalidades del mundo enviaron sus saludos al también presidente de Servicio de Justicia y Paz (Serpaj).

Congresswoman Barabra Lee (2022-01-05). Thursday 1/6: Jan 6th Talk: Hope, Resiliency & the Fight Against White Supremacy w/ Rep. Barbara Lee. indybay.org Online via livstream…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-05). Rocket attack against US Victory base in Iraq reported. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) — Iraqi security media sources reported a rocket attack launched on the US military base "Victory" in Baghdad on Wednesday morning.

Collier Freedom Movement, Women's March (2022-01-05). Saturday 1/15: Virtual Rally to Defend Truth, Democracy & Voting Rights w/ CFM & Women's March. indybay.org Virtual rally via livestream – join from anywhere…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-05). FDA issues emergency use authorization for second at-home COVID-19 treatment. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For the second time in as many days, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use authorization for an investigational antiviral pill to treat COVID-19. This time it is Merck's molnupiravir. According to the company, under the emergency use authorization, the treatment is cleared to treat mild to moderate COVID-19 in adults who have tested positive for the disease, are at high risk for progression to severe COIVD-19 and for whom alternative COVID-19…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-05). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

sputniknews (2022-01-05). UK PM Johnson Eviscerated for Failure to Introduce COVID-19 Restrictions Amid Surge of Infections. sputniknews.com Reports say several individuals in Johnson's cabinet voiced strong opposition to the reimposition of stricter safety rules, while one Tory MP suggested that the prime minister could face a no-confidence vote if the government decides to bring in harsh measures in response to the Omicron strain of COVID-19 that is spreading quickly across the globe.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-01-05). Perú hace frente a la tercera ola de Covid-19 y a àìmicron. telesurtv.net El país experimenta un incremento rápido y sustancial de contagios de coronavirus, especialmente por la presencia de la variante Ómicron.

Staff (2022-01-05). India concerned by Merck Covid pill side effects. rt.com Delhi has restricted the use of the company's coronavirus cure amid concerns about its safety | India has announced it won't be adding Merck's Covid-19 pill to its national treatment protocol due to concerns about its safety. It can cause fetal defects and cell changes, according to the country's medical research council. | On Wednesday, the state-run Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said it had become aware of "major safety concerns." | "It can cause teratogenicity and mutagenicity, and it also can cause cartilage damage and be damaging to muscles," ICMR Director-General Balram Bhargava stated. "Mor…

David Swanson (2022-01-05). Magistrate Takes U.S. Navy to Task for Its Jets, Lies, and Secrecy. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, January 5, 2022 World BEYOND War has long supported efforts to stop noisy, polluting Navy jet flights over state parks in Washington State. Now a report by Chief United States Magistrate Justice J. Richard Creatura has got the Seattle Times editorial board proposing some sort of "compromise." Some choice …

WSWS (2022-01-05). Major winter storm causes turmoil throughout the US Capital Region. wsws.org A 50-mile stretch of I-95 in northern Virginia was closed Monday, resulting in thousands of vehicles stranded in dangerous freezing weather, some for over 24 hours.

Robert Norse (2022-01-05). A Sneak Play Past the Community and Coastal Commission…Again. indybay.org City staff is urging the Zoning Administrator to authorize and sanctify the reactionary City Council's latest RV ban (the Oversized Vehicle Ordinance). The hearing is being zoomed at 10 AM on Wednesday January 5th. Oppose it in writing now and prepare for an appeal!

sputniknews (2022-01-05). New Netflix K-Drama Killer Series Reveals Lead Cast. sputniknews.com After the success of 'Squid Game', various prominent names in the South Korean TV industry have begun to garner more attention.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-01-05). Incendio en la Patagonia argentina arrasa más de 80.000 hectáreas. telesurtv.net Según informaciones han participado en el proceso de sofocar el siniestro, cerca de 226 brigadistas, nueve aviones, ocho helicópteros entre otros medios.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). China to continue contributing to global nuclear governance: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn China believes that this first Joint Statement by the leaders of the five Nuclear-Weapon States demonstrates the States' political will to prevent a nuclear war, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday, adding that China will continue to contribute its wisdom and proposals to global nuclear governance.

Staff (2022-01-05). Chapeando Bajito: øQuién es el Guerrero cubano? (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu El Guerrero cubano, con las denuncias que hace, empleando la propia voz de los haters, los ha descolocado y develado sus mentiras. En su batalla, el Guerrero ha inspirado a otros youtubers cubanos. Su trabajo meritorio con pruebas y adelanto de los planes contra Cuba merece reconocimiento.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-05). Mental health and the holidays: Resolutions. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: The start of a new year stirs up thoughts of reflection and the desire for change. What are healthy resolutions, and what tips do you have for staying committed? A: Change is hard, and new habits are much easier to make and then break because old patterns may be more familiar, comfortable and easy. Also, stress from the COVID-19 pandemic can make some resolutions more difficult to follow through on. For example, you might…

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Xinjiang holds winter sports to welcome New Year. ecns.cn Residents in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region held a variety of winter sports to celebrate the New Year and the upcoming Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Photos: Greek Divers Uncover Wreckage of Italian WWII Submarine in Aegean Sea. sputniknews.com Eighty years ago an Italian submarine was sunk off the coast of Greece during World War II. In a recent interview with Reuters, Greek diver Kostas Thoctarides confirmed that he and his team members found the Italian submarine in November 2021.

sputniknews (2022-01-05). 'I Really Want to P*** Them Off': French President Macron Vows Crackdown on Unvaccinated. sputniknews.com Last summer saw massive protests in France against the COVID-19 vaccine passport mandate to visit places of leisure, with President Emmanuel Macron stressing at the time that avoiding vaccination was a demonstration of "irresponsibility".

WSWS (2022-01-05). Sri Lankan president blames COVID-19 for economic crisis. wsws.org Rajapakse was seeking to enlist the media in deflecting surging anger among workers and the poor over rising prices and shortages of essentials, and preparing the ground for more austerity measures.

League of Women Voters (2022-01-05). Wednesday 1/26: Supreme Court in 2022: Future of Abortion Rights, Voting Rights & Gun Control w/ LWV. indybay.org Online event…

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-05). Accidente de tránsito en Colombia deja al menos siete muertos. telesurtv.net Al sitio del accidente fueron enviadas 13 ambulancias para la atención y trasladado de los heridos.

Adolph Reed Jr. (2022-01-05). When identity becomes a prison, there can be no liberational politics. zcomm.org Please Help ZNet Source: The Real News Network There is no doubt that racism is real and has negative consequences for people's lives," Adolph Reed Jr. and Touré F. Reed note in the abstract to their article "The Evolution of 'Race' and Racial Justice under Neoliberalism." "This is why we

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Spokespersons for Beijing Games announced. ecns.cn Spokespersons for Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games were announced in Beijing on Wednesday. They are Zhao Weidong and Yan Jiarong.

WSWS (2022-01-05). House Select Committee plans open televised hearings on January 6 attack. wsws.org Democratic and Republican leaders discussed the evidence being amassed in appearances on television Sunday.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Lithuania should act to correct mistakes: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn Lithuania is right to recognize its mistake, but it is more important to take action to correct this mistake and get back to the right track of upholding the one-China principle, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Alexandra Bradbury (2022-01-05). UPS Drivers Stage a Walk-in to Defend a Fired Co-Worker. zcomm.org Please Help ZNet Source: Labor Notes To protest the unfair firing of a co-worker, on Tuesday morning 150 UPS drivers in Chicago took a simple action: they didn't go into work early. Instead, they gathered outside with an inflatable fat cat. They grilled food, played music, and then walked

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-05). Aplican en Cuba nuevas medidas sanitarias a viajeros y turistas. telesurtv.net Las tripulaciones de aviones y de cruceros que permanezcan menos de 48 horas en Cuba quedarán fuera de las nuevas medidas,…

imperial.ac.uk (2022-01-05). New findings suggest smoking increases social isolation and loneliness. imperial.ac.uk Smokers may become more socially isolated and lonely than non-smokers as they get older, a new study suggests.

Staff (2022-01-05). Wall Street bank predicts end of gold era. rt.com Gold may soon lose its status as the universal "store of value" to Bitcoin, US bank claims | Bitcoin may overtake gold's market share in 2022, a Goldman Sachs analyst has said in a research note to clients, as cryptocurrencies and digital assets surge in price and attract increasingly more investor interest. | According to a list of 2022 predictions from the bank's analyst Zach Pandl, Bitcoin will "most likely" acquire a bigger piece of the pie in the year to come than its current 20%, which was calculated by comparing the cryptocurrency's $700 billion market capitalization to the roughly $2.6 trillion worth o…

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2022-01-05). J'Accuse! The Gene-based "Vaccines" Are Killing People. Governments Worldwide Are Lying to You the People, to the Populations They Purportedly Serve. globalresearch.ca The Signal of Harm is now indisputably overwhelming, and, in line with universally accepted ethical standards for clinical trials, Doctors for Covid Ethics demands that the 'Covid' vaccine programme be halted immediately.

WSWS (2022-01-05). European Union funds Greece's fascistic anti-refugee offensive—Part 2. wsws.org The camps being built in Greece, with the fulsome praise of bourgeois politicians across the continent, are prisons, enforcing total surveillance and control over detainees.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Japan confirms over 2,000 daily COVID-19 cases, record high since September 2021. ecns.cn Japan confirmed more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases nationwide on Wednesday, almost doubling the number the previous day and for the first time surpassing 2,000 in more than three months since Sept. 26, 2021.

Staff (2022-01-05). Pandemic babies may have slight development lag — study. rt.com Researchers found infants born into a Covid-impacted environment scored lower on skills development tests than pre-pandemic babies | Babies born in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic may have experienced delayed motor and social skills development compared to those born earlier, according to new research that suggests stress on pregnant mothers played a part. | The

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-05). Why some intubated COVID-19 patients may need tracheal reconstruction surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org One of the long-term impacts observed during the COVID-19 pandemic stems from patients being intubated and breathing from a ventilator for an extended period of time. These patients usually undergo a procedure known as a tracheostomy. The trachea, also known as the windpipe, allows air to pass between the upper respiratory tract and the lungs. In cases of respiratory failure, prolonged intubation and tracheostomy can lead to a rare complication of a narrowing of the…

WSWS (2022-01-05). German government looks to shorten quarantine time despite Omicron and rising infections. wsws.org Instead of taking the necessary measures to protect the health and lives of hundreds of thousands, the ruling class is responding with regulations that do everything to keep workers on the job, enabling the maximising of profits.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Preview of food for 2022 Winter Olympic athletes. ecns.cn

WSWS (2022-01-05). Michigan teachers discuss collective action to close schools. wsws.org Michigan teachers took part in an emergency meeting Tuesday afternoon to organize collective action to close schools and stop the spread of COVID-19.

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-01-05). Autoridades iraníes reportan ocho fallecidos por inundaciones. telesurtv.net Las fuertes lluvias que azotan a Irán han causado víctimas mortales y afectaciones en los servicios eléctricos.

Michael Harris (2022-01-05). Wednesday 1/5: 2022 Dr. George Washington Carver Day. indybay.org Veterans Memorial Plaza – Farmers Market | Department of Veterans Affairs | 10535 Hospital Way | Mather, CA 95655…

_____ (2022-01-05). US and EU Do Not Allow their Citizens to Defeat COVID with the Sputnik V Vaccine. journal-neo.org More than 4.9 million people became infected with coronavirus infection globally in the last week of 2021. More than 44,000 died. According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report on December 28, new infections have increased by 11% compared with the previous seven days. 4,985,093 infected were detected during the week, and 44,680 deaths were …

Jan6 Unity Day Coalition (2022-01-05). Thursday 1/6: Sacramento: Jan. 6th In-Person Sidewalk Vigil for Democracy & Voting Rights. indybay.org SACRAMENTO: Sidewalk intersection of 16th Street & J Street, Sacramento 95814 | Please wear a mask and be vaccinated/boosted. Follow all COVID safety guidelines, especially w/ omicron variant: www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/…

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-01-05). Leader attends 2nd night of Hazrat Zahra mourning ceremony. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) — The second night of the mourning ceremony of the martyrdom of Hazrat Fatemeh Zahra (PBUH), the daughter of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), was held Tuesday night with the presence of Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei.

Dr. Robert Malone (2022-01-05). Dr. Robert Malone: What if the Largest Experiment on Human Beings in History is a Failure? "Surge in All Cause Mortality" globalresearch.ca A seasoned stock analyst colleague texted me a link today, and when I clicked it open, I could hardly believe what I was reading. What a headline. "

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Fans Dub Romelu Lukaku's Apology 'PR' After Chelsea Star Says Sorry for Controversial Interview. sputniknews.com Romelu Lukaku hasn't had the best of times at Stamford Bridge. While in his earlier stint from 2011 to 2014, the Belgian was criticised for his underwhelming performance on the field, this time his outspokenness has landed him in hot water.

Jeremy Menchik (2022-01-05). I'm resigning from Moderna vaccine trials. zcomm.org Confessions of a 'human guinea pig'

Jan6 Unity Day Coalition (2022-01-05). Thursday 1/6: Half Moon Bay: January 6th Day of Remembrance & Action Vigil for Democracy & Voter Rights. indybay.org HALF MOON BAY: Sidewalk intersection at Hwy 92 and Main Street, Half Moon Bay 94019 | Please wear a mask and be vaccinated/boosted. Follow all COVID safety guidelines, especially w/ omicron variant: www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/…

Steve Topple (2022-01-05). The government just turned a celebration of disability into an accessibility nightmare. thecanary.co It's only the start of January. But already the government has shown that blind and low vision people are an afterthought. Because its Disability Unit managed to create a video about them which was inaccessible. | World Braille Day: | Tuesday 4 January was World Braille Day. As the UN Braille is a tactile…

City Lights Booksellers & Publishers (2022-01-05). Wednesday 1/26: COVID Criminals & Pandemic Profiteers: Book Talk w/ author John Nichols & Rep. Ro Khanna. indybay.org Online event…

Staff (2022-01-05). Taiwan fighter jets act out war scenario. rt.com Combat-readiness exercise comes amid heightened tensions with mainland China | Taiwan's air force has held combat-readiness drills that simulated a 'war scenario,' amid escalating tensions with mainland China, which sees the island as part of the People's Republic. | Military pilots rushed to their F-16 fighter jets at the sound of an alarm in Taiwan's southern city of Chiayi on Wednesday, according to media reports. The enactment came as part of a three-day exercise aimed at testing the Taiwan military's battle readiness. | Taking part in the drills were the very same aircraft that have been used to intercept…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-05). Kazakh president accepts government's resignation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) — Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Wednesday accepted the resignation of the country's government, which will continue performing its duties until a new cabinet of ministers is formed.

David Giesen (2022-01-05). Wednesday 1/5: San Francisco Bay Region Teachers Forum: John Dewey. indybay.org ZOOM : zoom.us/j/93465239870?pwd=TzluejZDbjFsUF…

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Hong Kong to suspend flights from 8 countries over COVID-19. ecns.cn The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced on Wednesday that incoming passenger flights from eight countries will be banned from landing in Hong Kong starting from Jan. 8 for 14 days.

Nathan King (2022-01-05). Joe Biden gives address to nation about Omicron variant. america.cgtn.com The U.S. reports over 1 million new daily Covid cases as omicron surges on Monday. White House is not going to order any lockdowns or stay at home mandates anytime soon. And, Biden wants schools to remain open. See the latest.

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Jan. 6 Panel Requests Sean Hannity's Cooperation in Probe, Releases Details of Explosive Texts. sputniknews.com The Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol has requested Sean Hannity's cooperation regarding his knowledge of US President Donald Trump and his legal team's thinking in the months before and after the 6 January Capitol attack, it was revealed Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Traditional Chinese elements add grace to metro stations in Beijing. ecns.cn The Chinese-fashioned metro stations in Beijing will provide passengers with culture and art experience.

WSWS (2022-01-05). Longest nurses strike in Massachusetts history ends with concessions contract. wsws.org After 301 days on strike, during which they received no strike pay from the Massachusetts Nurses Association, and facing threats of being permanently replaced by management, nurses voted Monday by a margin of 487 to 9 in favor of the agreement.

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-05). Aspirante a presidir constituyente chilena retira su candidatura. telesurtv.net La constituyente Cristina Dorador se quedó a seis votos para lograr la presidencia de la convención constituyente de Chile.

Staff (2022-01-05). 'Wonder Woman' addresses infamous 'Imagine' Covid video. rt.com The Israeli-born actress says the much-maligned video was 'premature' | Actor Gal Gadot has addressed her highly-mocked 'Imagine' cover video, featuring numerous celebrities and released at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. She says she had "pure intentions" but that the effort was in "poor taste." | The video was posted in March of 2020, just as government shutdowns and mandates were first taking effect in places like the US in response to coronavirus. The footage featured Gadot and numerous other celebrities singing lines from Beatle John Lennon's 'Imagine.' Gadot and others were heavily criticized and moc…

teleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-01-05). Pdte venezolano: El 2022 será de consolidación económica y soluciones para el país. telesurtv.net Entre las 38 leyes aprobadas se encuentran la Ley contra la discriminación racial, Ley de parlamento comunal, y Ley de Atención integral de adultas y adultos mayores.

Staff (2022-01-05). Perpetrators behind Soleimani's assassination won't be safe. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) — Stating that Islamic Republic knows those behind the assassination of Gen. Soleimani, the IRGC Quds Force commander warned that they are under the magnifying glass of all the free people of the world and they will not be safe.

teleSUR- jaa, JL (2022-01-05). Naciones Unidas rechaza violencia en Sudán. telesurtv.net Guterres instó al diálogo como la vía para lograr una paz y estabilidad duradera en el país.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Tibet beefs up investment during 14th five-year plan. ecns.cn Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region plans to invest 601.5 billion yuan (about 94.3 billion U.S. dollars) during its 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), according to local authorities.

WSWS (2022-01-05). Texas power grid remains unprepared for severe winter storms. wsws.org The grid remains vulnerable to severe winter weather events almost a year after the deadly winter storm Uri caused wide spread blackouts and killed 700 people last February.

teleSUR (2022-01-05). Rio De Janeiro Cancels Carnival Street Parades Due To COVID-19. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's top tourism destination, announced the cancelation of the city's traditional carnival-time street parades due to surging COVID-19 cases. | RELATED: | In a live broadcast on social media platforms, Mayor Eduardo Paes said the decision was made after meeting with representatives of the city's carnival "blocos," or neighborhood street bands, that perform for the crowds during the annual c…

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Xplorer Prize to award young medical scientists. ecns.cn The Xplorer Prize, one of China's highest grants for young scientists, will set up a new category of medical science starting from 2022.

Staff (2022-01-05). Taiwan cheers rum producer to make China feel sour. rt.com 'A toast to that,' the island says, and buys Lithuanian liquor destined for the mainland | Taiwan's government-owned liquor and tobacco company has bought a shipment of Lithuanian rum that had been bound for, but blocked by mainland China. | In a statement on Monday, Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor (TTL), a firm wholly owned by the Finance Ministry, said it had stepped in and bought the entire Lithuanian rum shipment, which had been "drifting at sea," after it discovered that China had refused its customs clearance. | TTL said the move to buy some 20,400 bottles of dark rum made by MV Group Production had been an effo…

Staff (2022-01-05). Falleció el artista Osmel Francis Turner, director del grupo Cubanos en la Red. cubadebate.cu Con profundo pesar supimos del fallecimiento de un buen amigo. "El abuelo del Rap", el director de Cubanos en la Red, el defensor del medio ambiente, de la "Pachamama", Osmel Francis Turner. Fue un artista que se encargó de sistematizar conscientemente las problemáticas relacionadas con la dimensión medioambiental junto a su grupo Cubanos en la Red.

WSWS (2022-01-05). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Between 97 — 100 percent of workers at 87 King Soopers stores in Colorado voted in favor strike action while state sanitation workers in Touluca, Mexico occupied buildings to press demands for back wages.

Staff (2022-01-05). 2022: Tiempos decisivos para Brasil y Colombia. cubadebate.cu Dos de los gobiernos de extrema derecha del continente -uno de Iván Duque y otro de Jair Bolsonaro-, también dos de los más impopulares, salen de la presidencia con todo indicio de que serán rotundamente derrotados, dando paso a dos líderes de la izquierda latinoamericana. Dos de los países más grandes del continente, escenario de la mayor violencia en la región, tanto política como en la vida cotidiana, podrían dar pasos decisivos para enfrentar el neoliberalismo y la inseguridad ciudadana en las próximas elecciones.

WSWS (2022-01-05). Australian health workers warn of hospital system collapse. wsws.org Nurses in New South Wales have been ordered back to work despite testing positive for COVID-19.

teleSUR -HIM (2022-01-05). AMLO cierra el año 2021 con 67% de aprobación entre mexicanos. telesurtv.net El 76 por ciento de los encuestados apoyó enfrentamiento de la Covid-19 y la campaña de vacunación en el país.

Yue Wang, Yu Zhao, Yuan Ge, Jin Cen, Yun Liao, Gufeng Xu (2022-01-05). Reproductive outcomes and reproductive tract microbiota shift in women with moderate-to-severe intrauterine adhesions following 30-day post-hysteroscopic placement of balloon stents or intrauterine contraceptive devices: A randomized controlled trial. thelancet.com Balloon placement has a similar effect on ongoing pregnancy rates as intrauterine device (IUD) placement. Patients who underwent balloon placement had a lower miscarriage rate, although the difference was not significant. There were no differences in the recurrence rate of IUA, reduction of American Fertility Society scores, or rate of new chronic endometritis. The balloon stent has less effects on the uterine microbiota.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). Shanghai aunties make hand-knit bouquets for Olympics award ceremony. ecns.cn Shanghai aunties are making hand-knit bouquets at the Yangpu Women %26 Children Activity Center for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics medal ceremony.

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Mob Lynches Man in India's Jharkhand, Sets His Body Alight Over Felling of a Revered Tree. sputniknews.com Religious vigilantism has been a subject of public discussion in India in recent years, especially after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led federal government came to power in 2014. The subject gained much traction after a series of lynchings in subsequent years over allegedly possessing beef or killing of cows, considered sacred in Hinduism.

Staff (2022-01-05). Devastating US rowhouse fire leaves seven children dead. rt.com The blaze ripped through two Philadelphia rowhouse apartments, killing 13 | A massive early-morning fire in Philadelphia engulfed a building with two apartments, killing at least 13 people and injuring two. All smoke detectors in the rowhouse apparently didn't work. | The fire started on the second story at around 6.30am on Wednesday and was brought under control about an hour later, Philadelphia Fire Department officials said. Some residents were able to escape on their own, and firefighters rescued several others after cutting a hole in the building's roof. | Of the 13 fatalities, at least seven were childre…

Tom Anderson (2022-01-05). NOT GUILTY: Bristol jury finds that defendants were justified in toppling slave trader statue. thecanary.co Update: The headline and introduction were amended on 5 January at 17: 20 to reflect the not guilty verdict. | A jury has cleared the four people who toppled a statue of slave trader Edward Colston. After three hours of deliberation, the jury came to the same conclusion that we knew all along — that the people who pulled down the statue were on the right side of history and were totally justified in their actions. | The toppling of the statue happened during Bristol's huge Black Lives Matter demonstration on 7 June 2020. | The trial of Sage Willoughby, Rhian Graham, Milo Ponsford, and Jake Skuse — dub…

United Front Committee For A Labor Party (2022-01-05). Wednesday 1/12: STOP Scab Amazon In San Francisco! End Slave Labor & Union Busting By Bezos. indybay.org Proposed Massive Amazon Warehouse | 900 7th St. & Berry St. | San Francisco…

A Guest Author (2022-01-05). New legal filing in Mumia's case. workers.org The following statement was issued Jan. 4 regarding new legal filings by attorneys for Mumia Abu-Jamal. Mumia Abu-Jamal By Johanna Fernández Campaign to Bring Mumia Home In her novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God," Zora Neale Hurston wrote, "There are years that ask questions, and years that answer." With continued . . . |

Final Straw (2022-01-05). Final Straw: William C. Anderson on "The Nation on No Map" itsgoingdown.org Long-running anarchist radio and podcast The Final Straw sits down with author and activist William C Anderson, who speaks on his new book, The Nation on No Map: Black Anarchism and Abolition. This week we are really pleased to feature Scott conducting an interview with author and activist William C. Anderson about his new book…

WSWS (2022-01-05). Infections and hospitalizations skyrocket as Canadian governments facilitate rampant Omicron spread. wsws.org The federal and provincial governments have openly embraced the fascistic policy of "herd immunity," cutting quarantine periods to ensure big business has a ready supply of workers and restricting COVID-19 testing to conceal the scale of mass infection from the public.

Julia Conley (2022-01-05). Jayapal to Biden: 'Grab a Pen' and Cancel Student Debt for All. zcomm.org "Give the people want they want, need, and deserve," says chair of Congressional Progressive Caucus.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-05). Research into rare neurological disorder gives Lisa Miller a new lease on life. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The changes were subtle at first. "Almost unnoticeable," says Lisa Miller, remembering the symptoms that seemed to appear suddenly in 2017. At a holiday celebration, the Front Royal, Virginia, project engineer remembers falling out of her shoes. "My left heel kept coming out from my shoes," she says. She chalked it up to too much merriment. A few months later, a co-worker told Lisa her gait was off and that she was dragging her left…

sputniknews (2022-01-05). What's Good for the Goose. sputniknews.com Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) recently suggested that there were "multiple grounds" to impeach US President Joe Biden, primarily as lawmakers had previously impeached Trump twice. The US senator characterized a potential article of impeachment against Biden as the latter's "utter lawlessness" in combating the influx of migrants at the US-Mexico border.

Staff (2022-01-05). Para finales de enero toda la población cubana debe haber recibido su dosis de refuerzo contra la COVID-19. cubadebate.cu Cuba agiliza la producción y traslado de vacunas a las provincias para la dosis de refuerzo ante el peligro de la variante ómicron del coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, aseguró hoy el presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez en su cuenta oficial de Twitter. El Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) asegura que para finales de enero toda la población cubana debe tener una nueva dosis de los inmunógenos nacionales, precisó el mandatario en su mensaje.

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-05). Convención Constitucional aplaza elección de su nuevo presidente. telesurtv.net Para lograr la presidencia del ente constitucional, el candidato o candidata debe obtener el apoyo de al menos 78 convencionales.

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-01-05). Tuesday 1/11: Critical Time In California: No More Factory Farms. indybay.org 211 O St, Sacramento, CA 95814…

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Three Policemen File Suits Against Trump Ahead of Capitol Riot Anniversary. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Three law enforcement officers have filed two lawsuits against former US President Donald Trump over injuries caused during the breach of the US Capitol complex on 6 January 2021, according to court documents.

teleSUR, jaa, JL (2022-01-05). Decretan confinamiento en Nueva Delhi tras repunte de contagios. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Salud informó que en esta última jornada se reportaron más de 37.000 casos de la Covid-19.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). . ecns.cn Liu Jun, head of the big data management bureau in the northwest Chinese city of Xi'an, has been suspended from…

Eliza Egret (2022-01-05). Meet the activists on the Kent coast, trying to save lives. thecanary.co We live in a disgraceful time; a period when generations after us will look back and wonder how we could have been so cruel. They will wonder why so many of us, in our comfortable lives in Europe, left our fellow human beings to drown at sea; how we remained silent. | They will ask us how we could have let our government invade other countries for profit, or how we pretended not to notice that weapons used to arm Saudi Arabia, Israel, or the US were made in

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Chinese FM Wang Tells Eritrea Beijing Opposes 'External Interference' in Africa Amid US Meddling. sputniknews.com Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi kicked off 2022 with a visit to three African nations, starting with Eritrea, a country declared a pariah by the United States, but which has recently joined the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

sputniknews (2022-01-05). Israel's Intel Chief Says Revival of Iran Nuclear Deal Better Than Collapse of JCPOA Talks: Report. sputniknews.com In December, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid made it clear that Tel Aviv is not opposed in principle to any accord that may be concluded between world powers and Tehran at the ongoing Vienna talks on the possible revival of the Iran nuclear deal.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). S. Korean president emphasizes inter-Korean talks after DPRK test-firing missile. ecns.cn South Korean President Moon Jae-in emphasized the importance of talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday after Pyongyang's suspected missile test-firing earlier in the day.

Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery (2022-01-05). Wednesday 1/19: Just Futures: Black Quantum Futurism, Arthur Jafa, and Martine Syms. indybay.org Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz…

David Swanson (2022-01-05). The Pentagon and CIA Have Shaped Thousands of Hollywood Movies into Super Effective Propaganda. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, January 5, 2022 Propaganda is most impactful when people don't think it's propaganda, and most decisive when it's censorship you never knew happened. When we imagine that the U.S. military only occasionally and slightly influences U.S. movies, we are extremely badly deceived. The actual impact is on thousands of …

WSWS (2022-01-05). Biden administration backs reopening of schools after Chicago teachers vote to reject in-person learning. wsws.org The courageous action by educators to stop mass infection received the support of 73 percent of teachers voting on Tuesday evening. It is part of a growing movement of educators throughout the country to demand the shutdown of schools as the COVID-19 pandemic surges out of control.

Staff (2022-01-05). Pope Francis accuses childless pet owners of 'selfishness'. rt.com The Catholic leader blames them for robbing the world of 'the richness of fatherhood and motherhood' | Speaking at the Vatican, Pope Francis has criticized individuals who let pets "take the place of children" for leaving civilization "without humanity," saying they deprive society of "the richness of fatherhood and motherhood." | The Pope's address to a general audience on Wednesday risked sparking the anger of childless pet owners by once again taking aim at their decision to avoid parenthood. | The condemnation from the pontiff came despite him seemingly being a fan of animals, having been photographed stro…

Staff (2022-01-05). Soldier killed by deer at presidential palace. rt.com A sergeant in the Paraguayan presidential guard died after being attacked by a gifted non-indigenous deer | A Paraguayan soldier has died after he was run through and gored by an axis deer from India in the gardens of the country's presidential palace. He was declared dead in a military hospital. | Speaking on Tuesday, military spokesman Colonel Victor Urdapilleta said that Sergeant Victor Isasi, 42, died as a result of piercing injuries, having been run down by a deer in the early hours of Tuesday morning. | The non-native deer, which was gifted to the presidential residence, gored the soldier with its antler…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-05). Iran's blocked assets in S Korea, Iraq to be released likely. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) — The news released indicates that Iran's financial resources blocked in South Korea and Iraq will be released soon.

ecns.cn (2022-01-05). China's Beibu Gulf Port logs over 6 mln TEUs of cargo throughput. ecns.cn Beibu Gulf Port in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region saw its cargo throughput rise 18.8 percent year on year to more than 6 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of containers in 2021.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-01-05). Anuncian liberación de prisionero palestino en huelga de hambre. telesurtv.net Mientras organizaciones palestinas han celebrado la noticia, políticos israelíes critican el acuerdo alcanzado el martes.

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