2022-08-12: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-12). Shelling at Zaporizhzhia NPP caused no 'immediate threat'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) stated that there was no immediate threat to nuclear safety after the shelling incident that occurred on Saturday near the dry spent fuel storage facility at Ukraine's ZNPP.

Infobrics (2022-08-12). China and Russia Are in the Final Stages of Building the Pipeline from Siberia to Shanghai. infobrics.org In China, the pipeline runs down the eastern side of the country, past the capital city of Beijing and down to Shanghai…

Medea Benjamin, Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan (2022-08-12). While Cuba deals with blazing fire, the U.S. watches and waits. nationofchange.org Withholding assistance at this critical time indicates to Cubans, Cuban Americans and the world that the Biden Administration is not really interested in the well-being of the Cuban people, despite statements to the contrary.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-12). 'The Right To Self-Defense' — Moscow Need Not Apply. southfront.org | Written by Gavin O'Reilly | On Friday, Israeli Forces launched Operation Breaking Dawn, an air campaign intended to target Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) figures in the Gaza Strip. | Less than 72 hours later, when an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire would end hostilities, What is interesting to n…

_____ (2022-08-12). Can We Please Have an Adult Conversation about China? popularresistance.org As the US legislative leader Nancy Pelosi swept into Taipei, people around the world held their breath. Her visit was an act of provocation. In December 1978, the US government — following a United Nations General Assembly decision in 1971 — recognised the People's Republic of China, setting aside its previous treaty obligations to Taiwan. Despite this, US President Jimmy Carter signed the Taiwan Relations Act (1979), which allowed US officials to maintain intimate contact with Taiwan, including through the sale of weapons. This decision is noteworthy as Taiwan was under martial law from 1949 to 1987,…

Staff (2022-08-12). US illegal sanctions caused $200 bn economic losses to Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — Regarding the US violation of Human Rights, the spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced that the unilateral US sanctions have caused at least 200 billion dollars worth of economic damage to Iran.


Jonathan Bamber (2022-08-12). The Arctic is warming nearly 4x faster than the rest of the world: new research. nationofchange.org "What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic."

Anonymous103 (2022-08-12). U.S. Government's Global Hypocrisy Ridiculed. southfront.org US and its allies build a stage for human rights over innocent Afghan lives. Cartoon: Vitaly Podvitski | Written by The U.S. Government holds in its prisons

_____ (2022-08-12). The Nobodies Take Office in Colombia: An In-Depth Analysis. popularresistance.org People are crying, embracing, yelling, as the streets fill with joy. Horns honk and people dance in the middle of avenues. They can't believe that the news traveling by word of mouth, tweet to tweet, news show to news show, is really true. As the minutes and hours pass, they confirm that it is true: This June 19th they—the Nobodies—have won. | "I am tingling from head to toes, overcome with emotion because I know that this is an historic accomplishment for all of us to remember. What joy! What happiness! Until dignity becomes customary!" says Ana Yuli Gamboa with a big smile—an Afro-Colombian wo…


Adriaan Alsema (2022-08-12). How to end the war in western Colombia? colombiareports.com President Gustavo Petro met with local and regional leaders from Colombia's Pacific region to discuss ending the wars between illegal armed groups that are terrorizing the region. Petro traveled to…

IMEMC News (2022-08-12). Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishing Boats In Southern Gaza. imemc.org On Thursday night, Israeli navy ships attacked Palestinian fishing boats near the Rafah shore in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the navy ships fired dozens of live rounds, gas bombs, and flares at the fishing boats, forcing them to leave without being able to fish to provide for their families …

Staff (2022-08-12). UN Urges Israel Be Held Accountable for Killing Palestinian Children. orinocotribune.com UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, alarmed by the mass murder of Palestinian children by Israel in the latest escalation, urges accountability. | In a

IMEMC News (2022-08-12). 41 Days After Her Death, Palestinians Hold Funeral For Woman Who Died In Israeli Prison. imemc.org On Thursday, hundreds of Palestinians marched in the funeral procession and ceremony of a Palestinian woman who died in Israeli prisons 41 days earlier due to medical neglect and mistreatment by the Israeli occupation authorities. Israel initially refused to release her corpse. The woman, Sa'diyya Farajallah, 68, from Ethna town west of the southern West …

Julia Conley (2022-08-12). Voters demand Biden take action to address 'national crisis' of rising housing costsÔøº. nationofchange.org "Biden must take it upon himself to use his executive authority in order to assist those who need it the most, or we will not only have a cost-of-housing crisis in this country, but a major homelessness crisis as well."

_____ (2022-08-12). Black August Builds on Our Black Radical Traditions. popularresistance.org The 31 days of August hold a particular and special meaning you will not find in the celebrations that come with Juneteenth, Black History Month or Kwanzaa. For 43 years now since 1979, Black August commemorates and highlights political prisoners and their crucial role in the Black liberation/freedom struggle. Black August is directly tied to the Black prison movement that started in the San Quentin prison and through relentless organizing spread to other prisons as well as to the streets. | The story of Black August begins immediately behind the prison walls after Jonathan and George Jackson were killed in Augus…

Staff (2022-08-12). Trump describes US as "a nation in decline" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — Former US president Donald Trump has condemned what the United States has become under the current administration, a nation in decline.

Rainer Shea (2022-08-12). The Crypto-Fascist Group That's Infiltrating the Online Communist Community. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea Aug 7, 2022 | Marxist Anti Imperialist Collective, a crypto-Strasserite group, has MAC runs several "communist" subreddits that are easy to mistake for being trustworthy, namely European Socialists, Americas Socialists, and Africas Socialis…

Brenda Norrell (2022-08-12). 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.

Infobrics (2022-08-12). India Is Receptive of Our Request for BRICS Membership: Argentina Envoy. infobrics.org Ambassador of Argentina to India Hugo Javier Gobbi has said membership of his country for inclusion in an expanded BRICS grouping has been discussed with India and "it is being considered"


Infobrics (2022-08-12). De-Dollarization Paves Way for Stronger Rupee. infobrics.org The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to permit the rupee in global trade is a precursor to making it an international currency…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-12). Biden Abusing Thousands of Refugees in Rukban to Blackmail Syria/ By Arabi Souri. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: Biden Abusing Thousands of Refugees in Rukban to Blackmail Syria (syrianews.cc) The Biden junta is using thousands of Syrian refugees held hostages in the infamous Rukban concentration camp in the depth of the Syrian desert as his blackmailing card against the Syrian state. More than 1400 families are still held against their …

____ (2022-08-12). China denounces Lithuanian official's visit to Taiwan. ecns.cn

Edward Lozansky (2022-08-12). Nuclear Catastrophe Is Gaining Momentum in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Paul Joseph Watson (2022-08-12). Why Did CBS News Censor Its Own Documentary Exposing How 70% of US Funding for Ukraine is Wasted. globalresearch.ca


Global Research News (2022-08-12). Selected Articles: On the Nature of Russia's Military Campaign in Ukraine. Analysis of Russian Military Strategy. globalresearch.ca By The picture that has been presented of the war in Ukrai…

Staff (2022-08-12). EU admits it applies double standards to Ukraine, Palestine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — The EU's foreign-policy chief Josep Borrel has admitted that double standards permeate international relations, after being asked in an interview why Brussels was far more willing to support the people of Ukraine than Gaza.

Staff (2022-08-12). VII Campeonato Nacional de béisbol sub 23: Guantánamo y Villa Clara van en serio por boletos clasificatorios. cubadebate.cu Este jueves los equipos de Guantánamo y Villa Clara dejaron al campo a sus rivales para llegar a seis victorias y mantenerse al frente de sus respectivos grupos, cuando ya se sobrepasó la mitad del corto calendario clasificatorio del VII Campeonato Nacional de béisbol categoría sub 23.

Staff (2022-08-12). Moscow criticizes EU's statements over Vienna agreement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — The Russian Foreign Ministry criticized the statements of the EU Coordinator in the Vienna talks, who claimed that Iran should either accept the current text or recognize that the talks have failed.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-12). Iraqis Warn The Hashemite Monarchy. southfront.org Written by Damir Nazarov | The cycle of opinions within the Hashemite State regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran demonstrates the kingdom's panic and desire to prolong the life of its autocracy in any way. We remember how at the end of June this year King Abdullah declared that he would support Biden's idea of creating an "Arab NATO", after a very short time Jordanian officials of various ranks tried to justify themselves to the Iranians that allegedly Amman wants "friendly relations with…

Modern Slavery Exists (2022-08-12). When Billions of our Tax Dollars are given to Corporations then our Labor is Slave Labor. indybay.org Modern Slavery Exists! When we pay taxes and then the U.S. Congress votes to give billions of our tax dollars to corporations as subsidies, then we have worked as slave labor.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-12). Taiwan Rejects China's 'One Country, Two Systems' Plans for Unification. news.antiwar.com Taiwan on Thursday Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council said "one country, two systems" was "unacceptable" and is "not an option for Taiwan." The island's Foreign Ministry slammed the release of the white paper, which came after China held its largest-ever military drills around the island in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visiting Taipei. | "China has repeatedly staged provocative actions, including…

Jason Ditz (2022-08-12). Iran: EU Nuclear Deal Proposal Is Not Finalized. news.antiwar.com Iranian officials are disputing EU assessments of the nuclear deal text, saying it The EU reported the text as final and not subject to further negotiations, waiting for the US and Iran to make what they said they expected to be quick decisions. | The terms of the deal have not been made public, but reportedly it answered some key compromises, presumptively related to EU meetings with both parties ahead of the latest round of talks.

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-12). Why Did the US Nuke Civilians? orinocotribune.com By Mickey Z. Aug 5, 2022 | Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 77 Years Later | It is an atomic bomb. It is the greatest thing in history. | — President Harry S. Truman (August 6, 1945) | One of the seemingly endless Good [sic] War myths goes a little something like this: | The U.S. had no choice but to drop atomic bombs on civilians in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Had they not done so, the fanatical Japanese would have never surrendered. Countless millions of brave American soldiers would have perished in the ensuing invasion of the Japanese islands. | As we mark the 77th anniversary of the deliberate use of nuclear…

Staff (2022-08-12). Inflation: Engineering a Recession. cepr.net Wage growth is slowing, but the Fed's interest rates keep going up. Is destroying the jobs of the most vulnerable workers really the only way to stop inflation? | CEPR Senior Economist Dean Baker doesn't think so. He gives us the big picture of what is causing rising prices and what we can do about it. |

_____ (2022-08-12). Sri Lanka is a Victim of Global Turbulence. journal-neo.org We left the subject of the crisis in Sri Lanka in another state of aggravation when the second of the Rajapaksa brothers (Gotabaya) was still in office. Despite demands from the "street" to step down following his elder brother Mahinda, who resigned as prime minister on May 9. However, in early July, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa …

Tom Conway (2022-08-12). How employers are trying to thwart a wave of union drives. nationofchange.org "Fear is a great motivator. That's exactly how they operate."

Ann Brown (2022-08-12). Prince Warned America About The Dangers Of The Internet: 7 Things To Know. moguldom.com Not everyone is wowed by the internet. Count the late music great Prince among them. Prince, who died on April 21, 2016, from an accidental drug overdose, left a large legacy of music, including his hits albums "1999" and "Purple Rain" No. 1 hit singles "When Doves Cry" and "Let's Go Crazy." The seven-time Grammy winner, however, was not a …

Infobrics (2022-08-12). Is the "cult of Zelensky" coming to an end. infobrics.org Washington might have to choose which proxy war it wishes to prioritize.

Infobrics (2022-08-12). Zelensky continues rubbing shoulders with Hollywood but how effective is this. infobrics.org President of country at war keeps up meeting A-List celebrities…


Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-12). Meet the Man Jesse Ventura Called "The Bravest Man in Washington" covertactionmagazine.com For the last 40 years, Philipos Melaku-Bello has maintained a peace vigil outside the White House that advocates for the abolition of nuclear weapons and an end to forever wars Almost every day for the last 40 years, Philipos Melaku-Bello has manned a peace vigil across the street from the White House that has set …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-12). Iran FM spokesman ridicules claims by "terrorist" John Bolton. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — More ran and rave on John-Bolton claims will only increase the hatred towards the United States, according to the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kan'ani.

Unitarian Universalist Forum (2022-08-12). Sunday 9/18: The U.S. War with Mexico, Manifest Destiny and the Rise of the U.S. Empire. indybay.org UUSF 1187 Franklin @ Geary, MLK Room or Join the conversation on Zoom: | zoom.us/j/91297649127pwd=eitYTk1nVVFPdVl…

Peter Koenig (2022-08-12). Towards "Digital Tyranny", Closing its Grips on Our Lives? How to Repeal It: "The Strength of Togetherness" globalresearch.ca

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

Cronkite News Arizona PBS (2022-08-12). The Comiing Climate Emergency Heath Crisis From Heat Deaths to Worsening Allergies. juancole.com By Alexandra Conforti | ( Cronkite News) PHOENIX — As a climate change activist and mental health advocate, Saiarchana Darira studies the effects of global warming not just on the environment but on the well-being of people worldwide. The recent Arizona State University graduate and self-described "environ(mental) health researcher" works as the youth …

Juan Cole (2022-08-12). Trump may have Stolen Classified Nuclear Weapons Documents, but tried to Destroy Iran over its Civilian Program. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) According to the Washington Post, former president Donald Trump is suspected of having kept classified nuclear secrets at his Mar-a-Lago resort, provoking the dramatic FBI execution of a search warrant on Monday. So report the intrepid Devlin Barrett, Josh Dawsey, Perry Stein, and Shane Harris. Former government officials are not …

Staff (2022-08-12). Headlines for August 12, 2022. democracynow.org AG Merrick Garland Calls For Release of Warrant Used in FBI Search of Trump's Home, WaPo: FBI Searched Trump's Residence for Classified Nuclear Arms Documents, Armed Trump Supporter Shot Dead in Ohio After Attempting to Breach FBI Field Office, Former Virginia Cop Sentenced to 7+ Years in Prison for Role in Capitol Insurrection, Evidence Mounts That DHS Watchdog Buried Evidence of Missing Secret Service Texts, CDC Further Relaxes COVID-19 Guidance, U.N. Atomic Agency Sounds Alarm as Fighting Rages Near Russian-Occupied Nuclear Plant, Russia Says It's Negotiating Prisoner Swap with U.S. for Britt…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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,…


The Conversation (2022-08-12). Arctic is warming nearly four Times faster than the rest of the World — New Research. juancole.com By Jonathan Bamber, University of Bristol | The Earth is approximately 1.1‚ÑÉ warmer than it was at the start of the industrial revolution. That warming has not been uniform, with some regions warming at a far greater pace. One such region is the Arctic. A new study shows that the Arctic has warmed nearly …

The Cradle (2022-08-12). India Dumps US Dollar for UAE Dirham, Chinese Yuan in Russian Coal Trade: Report. globalresearch.ca

Ahmed Adel (2022-08-12). Zelensky Continues Rubbing Shoulders with Hollywood but How Effective Is this? globalresearch.ca

Arabi Souri (2022-08-12). U.S. Abusing Thousands of Refugees in Rukban Concentration Camp, to Blackmail Syria. globalresearch.ca

Nick Turse (2022-08-12). Post-9/11 Era: One of the Most "Militarily Aggressive" Periods in US History. globalresearch.ca

Stansfield Smith (2022-08-12). The United States Has Many Political Prisoners. Here's a List. globalresearch.ca

Zero Hedge (2022-08-12). Xi Pleaded with Biden "Now Is No Time for a Crisis" Just Ahead of Pelosi Taiwan Visit. globalresearch.ca

Cosmin Dzsurdzsa (2022-08-12). Trudeau Government to Introduce National "Digital Identity Program" globalresearch.ca

Prof. Julian Savulescu (2022-08-12). First Synthetic Embryos: The Scientific Breakthrough Raises Serious Ethical Questions. globalresearch.ca

Abbe Hamilton (2022-08-12). How the Pesticide Industry Tried to Stop a Bill to Protect Bees in Maryland. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Laura Kuhl (2022-08-12). Dodging Silver Bullets: How Cloud Seeding Could Go Wrong. globalresearch.ca

John O'Looney (2022-08-12). Justice Won't Come From Our "Legal" System. It Will Come From "The Collective Masses". globalresearch.ca

Ethan Huff (2022-08-12). COVID Jabs Linked to Sharp Death Increase in the Netherlands. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-12). Video: The Corona Crisis. Worldwide Economic, Social and Political Chaos. "Closing Down Planet Earth": Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca

IMEMC News (2022-08-12). Young Palestinian Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Gaza. imemc.org On Friday, Palestinian medical sources have confirmed that a young man died from serious wounds he suffered during the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip. The Nasser Medical Center in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, said the young man, Anas Khaled Anshasi, 22, died in the Intensive Care Unit from …

_____ (2022-08-12). Understanding Maduro's successful socialist economic strategy. popularresistance.org IN ITS intensely biased coverage of Venezuela during the hard years of 2014-21 the mainstream media wheeled in every imaginable academic pundit to "demonstrate" that the country's economic woes were the result of President Nicolas Maduro overseeing Venezuela's slide "into authoritarianism and economic collapse" (the Guardian, January 24 2019) and not of cruel US sanctions. | In 2019, the Economist for instance, in line with US policy, published a front cover with a clench-fisted Juan Guaido titled "the battle for Venezuela's future," positing "the world democracies are right to seek change." Very rarely, if at al…

Infobrics (2022-08-12). US accuses Iran of plot to kill John Bolton. infobrics.org Iranian government says US' allegations are "baseless myths".

Staff (2022-08-12). Senior cleric voices hope anti-Iran sanctions to be lifted. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — Ayatollah Kazem Seddiqi expressed hope that the Western countries would guarantee that sanctions on Iran will be removed in a verifiable manner as the nuclear negotiations continue.

____ (2022-08-12). Tibet fights COVID-19 outbreak. ecns.cn Since the COVID-19 resurgence, the Lhasa Railway Station has handled about 6,000 passengers and the Gongga Airport has transported about 20,000 passengers.

Staff (2022-08-12). Chapeando: Controlado el incendio, llueve la desinformación. cubadebate.cu Ayer se acabó la brujería: se controló el incendio más grande y complejo que haya vivido Cuba en menos de cinco días completos. Como se esperaba, los odiadores se descolocaron y se derritieron de odio. Ha empezado a llover la desinformación.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-08-12). Colombia's government talks peace with ELN in Cuba. colombiareports.com Colombia's foreign minister and peace commissioner traveled to Cuba on Thursday to meet with ELN guerrillas over a possible resumption of suspended peace talks. Foreign Minister Alvaro Leyva additionally met…

No H8 in the Valley (2022-08-12). Saturday 8/27: Drown Out Their Hate! Counter-Protest "Straight Pride" indybay.org Planned Parenthood, 1431 McHenry Ave, Modesto, CA…

United Front Committee For A Labor Party (2022-08-12). Saturday 8/13: Keep Laguna Honda OPEN! Press Conference-Speak Out To Stop Closure of Laguna Honda. indybay.org Laguna Honda Hospital | In Front of Old Entrance Steps | 375 Laguna Honda Blvd. | San Francisco…

____ (2022-08-12). China improves rail, air travel services in summer travel rush. ecns.cn China has been beefing up rail and air travel services in the summer travel rush to ensure safe trips for passengers.

Staff (2022-08-12). Filipino Activist Walden Bello Speaks Out After Arrest Just Weeks After Marcos Jr. Inauguration. democracynow.org We speak to Walden Bello, the longtime Filipino activist and former vice-presidential candidate. He was arrested Monday on "cyber libel" charges, which he says was just a tactic by the new administration to suppress his vocal criticism of them. The arrest took place just weeks after the inauguration of Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son of the former U.S.-backed dictator. Bello says people are "worried that this is a foretaste of things to come. … They don't respond to criticisms. Instead, they use the law and they use instruments of intimidation to silence you."…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-08-12). Immune system insights and Thai climate calculator: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

____ (2022-08-12). Reset of ties with Australia possible, envoy says. ecns.cn China's ambassador to Australia has told the National Press Club that despite recent difficulties in the relationship between Canberra and Beijing, a "reset is still possible".

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

Staff (2022-08-12). Los hermanos Saíz, jóvenes que son esencias. cubadebate.cu Tal vez Esther, cuando veía a sus niños jugar en la casa, leer o escribir los primeros versos, nunca imaginó la dimensión que alcanzarían esos dos pequeños. Seguramente durante la adolescencia ya se sentía orgullosa de ellos, y quizá hasta preocupada por la fuerza de sus ideas y el valor con que las defendían en un contexto tan peligroso. Aquel 13 de agosto de 1957 fregaba en la cocina de su casa, cuando sintió algunos disparos a lo lejos, y su alma, su mente, su corazón… lo supieron: "Me mataron a los muchachos".

Eric A. Gordon (2022-08-12). 'Otra America' de Barbara Kingsolver: Poemas en una edición bilingàºe actualizada. peoplesworld.org La escritora estadounidense Barbara Kingsolver es conocida principalmente como novelista, reconocida por obras de conciencia social como The Lacuna, The Poisonwood Bible, Pigs in Heaven y otros títulos. También ha escrito libros de no ficción, incluidos Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year in Food Life; Last Stand: las Tierras Vírgenes de Estados Unidos; y Manteniendo la …

Staff (2022-08-12). Saudi Spying Inside Twitter Led to Torture & Jailing of Saudi Man Who Ran Anonymous Satirical Account. democracynow.org A jury in California has convicted a former worker at Twitter of spying for Saudi Arabia by providing the kingdom private information about Saudi dissidents. The spying effort led to the arrest, torture and jailing of Abdulrahman al-Sadhan, who ran an anonymous satirical Twitter account. His sister, Areej al-Sadhan, and the lawyer for the family, Jim Walden, are calling on the Biden administration to push for his release. "The brutality of the Saudi officials have no limits," says Areej al-Sadhan. "Twitter and other social media companies have more than a little responsibility for what's h…

____ (2022-08-12). Thousands of medics rush to Sanya to aid anti-epidemic fight. ecns.cn Over 10,000 medics from 19 provincial-level regions have been drafted to help Hainan in fighting the latest COVID-19 resurgence, with the majority in the worst-hit city of Sanya.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-08-12). Saturday 8/27: Bay Bridge March: World Day for the End of Speciesism. indybay.org 210 Burma Rd, Oakland, CA…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

Staff (2022-08-12). La Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación máxima de 9 MW para el horario diurno. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación máxima de 9 MW para el horario diurno de hoy. De igual modo, para el horario pico estima una disponibilidad de 2 285 MW y una demanda máxima de 3 0 MW, lo cual generaría un déficit de 765 MW. De mantenerse las condiciones previstas, debe haber una afectación de 835 MW al pico.

Staff (2022-08-12). President meeting with people in Bam. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — On the second of the visit to the southeastern Kerman Province, President Ebrahim Raeisi addressed a gathering of the people in the city of Bam on Friday.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-12). "Factual Chaos" at the WHO? Dr. Tedros: Monkeypox Outbreak Is "Among Men Who Have Sex with Men" globalresearch.ca Where is the science? What are the implications? This was a personalized decision by Dr. Tedros, in defiance of the IHR Committee' Decision NOT to implement a PHEIC. Does his bold statement constitute an encroachment of the fundamental rights of the LGBT Community which is currently the object of the emergency measures?

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-08-12). Saturday 8/13: Meetup: Lauren Gazzola on Government Repression of Activists. indybay.org Crescent Lawn, Berkeley CA…

Staff (2022-08-12). Ashura puppet show in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — Iranian director Behruz Gharibpur restaged the Ashura opera puppet show with his Aran Theater Troupe at Tehran's Vahdat Hall on Thursday.

____ (2022-08-12). Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway a booster to Kenya's socio-economic development. ecns.cn

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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….

Binoy Kampmark (2022-08-12). Chegg, cheating and Australia's universities. greenleft.org.au The stresses on students to search for help to maintain their grades has risen under the pandemic and as a result of university cuts. Binoy Kampmark reports on how educational "services" are capitalising.

Berkeley Rent Board Convention (2022-08-12). 2022 Berkeley Rent Board Convention Announces Final Slate Member. indybay.org Berkeleyans select Nathan Mizell to join Negeene Mosaed, Soli Alpert, Ida Martinac, and Vanessa Danielle Marrero on the progressive, pro-tenant Rent Board slate…

Alex Bainbridge (2022-08-12). Green Left Show #25: ALP's climate bill: 43% is not enough. greenleft.org.au The latest Green Left Show features Ben Pennings and Sam Wainwright on the government's climate bill and 43% emissions reduction target.

____ (2022-08-12). First batch of 660 stranded tourists leaves for home. ecns.cn The first batch of 660 stranded tourists due to the latest COVID-19 resurgence returned to home on the early morning of Friday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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….

____ (2022-08-12). 'Molten iron flowers', electronic music add fun to festival in Shanxi. ecns.cn People perform molten iron splashing, a national intangible cultural heritage, during an electronic music festival in Zezhou county of Jincheng city, north China's Shanxi Province, Aug. 11, 2022.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-12). Turkish FM reveals he met with Syrian counterpart in Belgrade. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — Turkish foreign minister said Thursday that he had a brief conversation with his Syrian colleague Faisal Mekdad at the non-aligned movement meeting in October in Serbia's capital Belgrade.

Staff (2022-08-12). Misión cumplida: Regresan a casa tripulaciones de helicópteros que enfrentaron incendio en Matanzas. cubadebate.cu El abrazo orgulloso de la familia fue la bienvenida este jueves en Holguín para los combatientes de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de esta provincia, que durante cuatro días enfrentaron las llamas en la base de supertanqueros de Matanzas.

Jim McIlroy (2022-08-12). Sydney university staff to strike again for improved pay, conditions. greenleft.org.au National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Sydney are gearing up for a 24-hour strike as part of their push for an improved enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports.

____ (2022-08-12). In pics: headquarters of China National Archives of Publications and Culture in Beijing. ecns.cn The headquarters contains more than 16 million copies of historical texts, printed materials and tens of thousands of exhibits across 10 major categories.

Staff (2022-08-12). Colombia: Diálogos de paz con el ELN se retomarán en La Habana. cubadebate.cu Una delegación del Gobierno de Colombia viajó hoy a Cuba para "hacer contactos" con la jefatura del Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN), con el propósito de avanzar hacia negociaciones de paz. El canciller colombiano destacó el papel de Cuba como garante del proceso de paz en Colombia y ratificó la intención de Petro de retomar los diálogos de paz.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

____ (2022-08-12). US' serious human rights violations in the Middle East cause permanent damage. ecns.cn

____ (2022-08-12). Shanghai heat wave sets new record. ecns.cn The number of days classified as "extremely hot" in Shanghai this year rose to six on Thursday, breaking the number for extremely hot days in a year in the city since it started keeping records in 1873.

____ (2022-08-12). 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.

Lynda Carson (2022-08-12). Average Oakland one bedroom apartments skyrocket to $3,022 per month. indybay.org Rents At 312 24th Street, In Oakland, Range From A Whopping $3,620 Per Month For A Studio Apartment, To As Much As $14,910 Per Month For A Three Bedroom Apartment, In A Violent Crime Ridden Neighborhood!

Adriaan Alsema (2022-08-12). Colombia suspends 'most important project of this century'. colombiareports.com Colombia's transport ministry suspended a $740 million project that sought to upgrade a canal that has been an engineering nightmare for more than five centuries. The suspension is the latest…

____ (2022-08-12). 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.

Staff (2022-08-12). ISIL claims responsibility for killing Taliban senior member. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — The ISIL terrorist group claimed responsibility for the deadly explosion in Sheikh Rahimullah School in Sash Darak of Kabul, which killed a senior member of the Taliban.

Oakland Privacy (2022-08-12). Thursday 8/11: Stop Shotspotter Week of Action. indybay.org All over the US…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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,…

____ (2022-08-12). HKUST launches app for COVID-19 prevention and control. ecns.cn The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has launched a mobile phone program that maps the distribution of COVID-19 cases in buildings.

____ (2022-08-12). 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.

Our Streets (2022-08-12). Taking the Streets for Reproductive Justice in Palo Alto. indybay.org 1 minute mp4 video by Lis Cox. | Photos by Jim Colton, ProBonoPhoto.org | Please credit the creators…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

____ (2022-08-12). 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.

Daniela Gschweng (2022-08-12). 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.

South Bay Indigenous Solidarity (2022-08-12). Thursday 8/11: South Bay Indigenous Solidarity General Meeting. indybay.org Online. Zoom registration page: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMoc-G…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

Staff (2022-08-12). Incendio en Matanzas: Los bomberos también lloran. cubadebate.cu Como venas que conectan a motobombas con el fuego, se arrastran las mangueras con agua a presión, con agua que sale desesperada a caerle encima a las llamas, a tragárselas de una vez y acabar con el drama que se ha extendido sobre la zona industrial, sobre toda la ciudad. | A más de un bombero vimos largar una lágrima. Enseguida tragaban en seco y repetían "duro", "muy fuerte", "una desgracia", "el peor incendio de mi vida". | En el manual de operaciones de un bombero no debe decir —estoy casi seguro— qué hacer cuando un compañero llora e intenta contener la emoción para que la voz no se le raje. Nadi…

Staff (2022-08-12). US police kills armed man who tried to breach FBI building. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — An armed man who tried to breach the FBI building in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Thursday was shot dead by police following a car chase, a gun battle, and a standoff in a cornfield northeast of town, officials said.

____ (2022-08-12). 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 (2022-08-12). Mañana el espacio Sábado del Libro se desarrollará en el Parque Central. cubadebate.cu Con motivo del 96 aniversario del natalicio del Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, el Instituto Cubano del Libro informa que el tradicional Sábado del Libro correspondiente al 13 de agosto se trasladará al Parque Central, donde se celebrarán actividades conmemorativas. La Habana Vieja será sede del tributo de la capital al líder de la Revolución.

Staff (2022-08-12). Venezuela designa a excanciller Félix Plasencia como embajador en Colombia. cubadebate.cu Maduro, designó este jueves al excanciller Félix Plasencia como embajador en Colombia, de cara al restablecimiento de las relaciones bilaterales, interrumpidas en 2019. Durante una alocución pública, el mandatario precisó que la cancillería venezolana pidió el beneplácito al gobierno colombiano de Gustavo Petro en torno a la designación de Plasencia.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-12). 'Stunning' Link Between Pfizer Vaccine and Myocarditis in Teens, Study Shows/ By Megan Redshaw. marktaliano.net By Megan Redshaw Global Research, August 12, 2022 Children's Health Defense 11 August 2022 To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free …

____ (2022-08-12). 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.

____ (2022-08-12). 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.

____ (2022-08-12). No casualty reported in S.Korea's fighter jet crash. ecns.cn No casualty has been reported in a South Korean fighter jet crash over the country's western waters on Friday, the Yonhap news agency reported.

Staff (2022-08-12). Cuba avanza como único equipo invicto a semifinales en Copa Panamericana de Voleibol. cubadebate.cu Cuba blanqueó a Estados Unidos con pizarras de 25-21, 25-20 y 25-19 para avanzar directamente -como único equipo invicto- a las semifinales de la XV Copa Panamericana de Voleibol de Gatineau 2022, en Quebec, Canadá. Con tres éxitos consecutivos, el elenco dirigido por Nicolás Vives lideró el grupo A y este viernes descansará.

Keith McHenry (2022-08-12). 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.

Leo Ensel, Andreas Zumach (2022-08-12). Hiroshima is everywhere. The never-ending struggle. indybay.org Times have changed considerably. In the past two decades, almost all disarmament and arms control treaties have been scrapped – exclusively on the initiative of the USA – including the most important disarmament treaty in world history, the INF Treaty signed by Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan at the end of 1987.

Jake Johnson (2022-08-12). In Raid of Trump Home, FBI Was Seeking Classified Nuclear Weapons Documents. commondreams.org "The criminal who stole top secret nuclear documents is the same one who had absolute authority to order a nuclear attack at any time."

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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,…

Staff (2022-08-12). Martyr Soleimani source of pride for Iran, Islamic world. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — Martyr Soleimani is a symbol of Resistance and a source of pride for Iran and the Islamic world, President Raeisi said, stressing that everyone must pay attention to Martyr Soleimani's school.

Laura Wells (2022-08-12). U.S. out of — where you don't belong! indybay.org What do we want? Sovereignty, not oligarchy, colonialism, imperialism, nor meddling with our bodies.

____ (2022-08-12). 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.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

Staff (2022-08-12). Qué trae la prensa cubana, viernes 12 de agosto de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2022-08-12). Sabor y Tradición: Aguacate relleno, pollo con habichuela y mousse tropical. cubadebate.cu Hoy en día se habla mucho de las "nuevas tendencias en la cocina". En este caso me referiré al uso de la sal. Ademásl, les propongo estas recetas, aguacate relleno, pollo con habichuela, mousse tropical, papa rellena y chilindrón de chivo. Espero sean de su agrado.

Megan Redshaw (2022-08-12). 'Stunning' Link Between Pfizer Vaccine and Myocarditis in Teens, Study Shows. globalresearch.ca

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

Staff (2022-08-12). El tiempo: Calor y algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas. cubadebate.cu Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará en la tarde en la región oriental, así como en localidades del interior y sur de occidente y centro, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que serán aislados en el resto del país.

Global Research News (2022-08-12). 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…

Save Parker School (2022-08-12). Sunday 8/14: No School Closures-Oakland Parker Town Hall Meeting. indybay.org Parker Community School | 7929 Ney Ave. | Oakland…

____ (2022-08-12). 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.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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 (2022-08-12). At least 4 killed, injured in suicide attack in Saudi Arabia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) — Media have reported that a suicide attack in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah has left at least 4 individuals killed and injured on Friday.

Mission Defence SF (2022-08-12). Fences Torn Down at 24th and Mission BART Plaza. indybay.org Last night, the plaza at 24th St & Mission in San Francisco was reclaimed for the people in solidarity with People's Park in Berkeley, Parker Elementary in Oakland, Echo Park in LA, Mystic Garden in Daly City and every fight for the liberation of public space and against the ever-encroaching police state!

Staff (2022-08-12). Capitán Alain Rodríguez: En la línea de fuego (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu Un fuego colérico ha arremetido con rabia contra el sueño de una ciudad y ha devorado cuatro tanques de combustible. Las llamas alcanzaron a bomberos que no pudieron salir y arrebataron de un tirón las esperanzas de familias enteras. El Capitán Alain —36 años, jefe del Comando 16 de la Refinería "àëico López", de La Habana— estuvo allí desde el primer día, batiéndose como uno más. Dios lo agarre confesado si tiene que dirigir un incendio del otro lado de la línea de fuego.

Act of Civil Disobedience (2022-08-12). Protesters Brutalized by SF City Employees Announce Federal Civil Suit. indybay.org 1 min mp4 video by Lis Cox.

____ (2022-08-12). 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.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-08-12). Legal Agreements Block Drilling, Fracking Across 1 Million Acres in Central California. indybay.org BAKERSFIELD, Calif., August 1, 2022 — Community and conservation groups and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management reached an agreement today to suspend new oil and gas leasing across more than 1 million acres of public lands in California's Central Valley and Central Coast.

____ (2022-08-12). Buses featuring Chinese virtue unveiled in Hangzhou. ecns.cn The 8th Chinese Filial Piety Cultural Festival will kick off on Aug. 13, 2022 in Hangzhou. The festival is aimed at promoting filial piety, a Chinese term used to show respect and care for one's parents and ancestors.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-12). 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…

Infobrics (2022-08-11). Kiev and the West infuriated by Amnesty International's expose on Ukrainian military. infobrics.org Amnesty International's report on Ukraine supports claims made by other human rights groups.

Kevin Gosztola (2022-08-11). Justice Department Unlikely To Charge Trump With Violating The Espionage Act. thedissenter.org Photo from the This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become an Mary McCord, who was the chief of the United States Justice Department's national security division under President Barack Obama, said that former President Donald Trump may have violated the Espionage Act. | On the "Skullduggery" podcast from Yahoo! Ne…

Staff (2022-08-11). Venezuela to Resume Dialogue Only if Boeing 747 Is Returned From Argentina (+Alex Saab). orinocotribune.com The president of the Venezuelan Parliament says that as long as the Venezuelan jumbo jet unlawfully grounded in Argentina is not returned, there will be no dialogue with the opposition. | On Tuesday, August 9, Venezuela's national assembly president, Jorge Rodríguez, said that: "We are not going to move, neither in matters of dialogue nor negotiation, nor anything else for that matter. Very simply, just as we said with the kidnapped diplomat Alex Saab, we are going to tell them two things: you return the plane to us and we want our kidnapped brothers back." | Similarly, the also head of the official delegation fo…

____ (2022-08-11). Wang Yi warns against three dangerous movements across the Taiwan Straits. ecns.cn Noting the situation across the Taiwan Straits is still developing, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi Wednesday called for remaining vigilant and alert to the "three new dangerous movements."

____ (2022-08-11). Negative impact of forced labor in U.S. affects other countries: report. ecns.cn The appalling history and status quo of forced labor in the United States is so serious and long-standing that its spillover effect has impacted other countries, said a report released on Tuesday entitled "The United States' Practise of Forced Labor at Home and Abroad: Truth and Facts."

Infobrics (2022-08-11). US on the brink of social conflict. infobrics.org Trump supporters react to the FBI investigation with protests.

Infobrics (2022-08-11). Investment Cooperation Between Russia and BRICS. infobrics.org The rapid growth of emerging market economies, which have a significant impact on all aspects of the world, accompanies the multipolar development of contemporary international relations. Participating countries are actively interacting with each other to make the BRICS a sustainable and promising platform. One of the most important areas of strengthening ties is investment cooperation…

Infobrics (2022-08-11). India-Russia Trade Settlement: A Way Forward. infobrics.org The new arrangement, if adopted, could potentially shield bilateral trade from the restrictions imposed against Russian companies…

Staff (2022-08-11). Turkish drone attack on N Syria leaves causalities. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Syrian news sources reported a Turkish drone attack in the northern country which lead to the killing of several people.

Staff (2022-08-11). Iran reacts to US allegations of Bolton assassination attempt. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kan'ani reacted to the new US allegations of linking an assassination attempt on John Bolton to IRGC.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-11). Russians Welcomed as Liberators in Many Eastern Ukrainian Cities Contrary to Western Media Depictions/By Sonja Van den Ende. marktaliano.net People of liberated territories likely to vote in favor of joining Russia in forthcoming referenda—just like Crimeans did in 2014 [Sonja van den Ende has been reporting on the war in eastern Ukraine and has received protection from the Russian military.—Editors] Original Link Here: Russians Welcomed as Liberators in Many Eastern Ukrainian Cities Contrary to …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). Russians Welcomed as Liberators in Many Eastern Ukrainian Cities Contrary to Western Media Depictions. libya360.wordpress.com Sonja Van den Ende Lysychansk in Luhansk (LPR) [Source: Photo courtesy of Sonja van den Ende] People of liberated territories likely to vote in favor of joining Russia in forthcoming referenda—just like Crimeans did in 2014 On my way from Severodonetsk to Lysychansk on the right bank of the Donetsk River in eastern Ukraine, I…

Becca Mohally Renk (2022-08-11). øCómo funciona el sistema de salud gratuito y socializado de Nicaragua? multipolarista.com Esta es la historia de una experiencia con el sistema de salud universal y gratuito de Nicaragua, creado por el gobierno sandinista, que ha salvado innumerables vidas.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). Africa's Role in the New Cold War. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko The US-led Golden Billion wants to retain its neo-imperial hegemony over those African countries that it regards as being within its self-declared "sphere of influence" while the BRICS-led Global South (in this context represented by Russia) wants to help them fully complete their decolonization processes exactly as Foreign Minister Lavrov recently promised. Africa…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). The New York Times Exposed Kiev's Latest Lie: No Newly Exported Grain is Going to Africa. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko Observers might have thought that the Golden Billion's Ukrainian proxy would have dispatched at least a single ship to one African country in order for their patron's Mainstream Media to manipulate perceptions about this to falsely claim that Kiev is helping to counteract the consequences of the global food crisis that the US-led…

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-11). Twitter Locks Account of Palestine Chronicle's Editor, Ramzy Baroud. orinocotribune.com The social media platform Twitter has blocked the account of Palestinian journalist and author, Dr. Ramzy Baroud, claiming that his posts about the Israeli war on the Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank have 'violated the rules' of the company. | —…

Kit Klarenberg (2022-08-11). New Research Finds CIA Used Black Americans as Drugs Experiment Guinea Pigs. mintpressnews.com By now, many will be familiar with Project Perhaps the program's most notorious aspect was the administration of high doses of psychoactive drugs to targets, particularly LSD. These substances were brought to Langley's attention in 1948 by Richard Kuhn, one of 1,600 Nazi scientists covertly spirited to the U.S. via Operation Paperclip following W…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-11). Attack Of Ukrainian Forces In Donetsk Led To Ammonia Leak. southfront.org The Kiev regime continues terrorist attacks on infrastructure facilities which are under control of the Russian military, posing threat of disasters. | On the night of August 10, the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit the Donetsk brewery plant, located in the Kalininsky district of the city. | The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DPR reported that 32 people were on the territory of the plant during the shelling. One person was killed, two more were injured. |

Anonymous669 (2022-08-11). New Footage From Ukraine Shows Destructive Power Of Russia's TOS-1A Rocket Launcher. southfront.org On August 11, TV Zvezda released footage documenting the destructive power of the Russian TOS-1A thermobaric rocket system. | The footage shows a salvo of 15 TOS-1A rockets wiping out a number of residential buildings in the town of Pisky where Ukrainian service members have been taking shelter. The town, which is located right on the frontline with the city of Donetsk, was abandoned by its residents years ago. Kiev forces turned the town into a large fortress. | The rocket strike on Pisky facilitated…

Dr. Leon Tressell (2022-08-11). On the Nature of Russia's Military Campaign in Ukraine. Analysis of Russian Military Strategy. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-11). Fact Finding Mission To Donbass Part 2. popularresistance.org What do the New York Times, Kiev Independent, Euromaidan Press, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, TikTok here in the U.S. have in common? They are all funded by or staffed by Western and U.S. intelligence members pushing the U.S. narrative about the war in Ukraine. This is why Struggle-La-Lucha.org organized a fact-finding mission to Ukraine and Russia to report on the suppressed information that challenges the narrative of NATO and its member states, led by the U.S. This is the second part of my report. (Part 1: Fact-finding trip to Donbass) | The social media outlets are an open door to organizations like NATO, milita…

Editor (2022-08-11). Patrick Lawrence: So Far As I Can Make Out. scheerpost.com 01.05.2022 Journalists are seen on the territory of Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station, in Energodar, Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine. RIA Novosti / Sputnik via AP | By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost | So far as I can make out, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are losing their war against the Russian intervention. So far as I can make out, the AFU has been losing it more or less from the start of hostilities on February 24. So far as I can make out, the Ukrainian forces are heading toward a decisive defeat with ever mounting momentum. So far as I can make out, they grow increasingly desperate as this out…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). Russia's Statement at the UNSC Briefing on Attacks by Ukrainian Armed Forces on the Zaporozhye NPP. libya360.wordpress.com Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at UNSC briefing regarding the attacks of Ukrainian armed forces on the Zaporozhye NPP (agenda item "Threats to international peace and security") Mr.President, We thank Mr.R.Grossi, Director-General of the IAEA, for his briefing. We repeatedly warned our Western colleagues that if they do not call the Kiev regime to…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-11). Ukraine Defense Ministry Makes Veiled Threat Against Russian Civilians in Crimea. news.antiwar.com The Ukrainian Defense Ministry on Thursday made a veiled threat against Russian tourists in Crimea in a video posted to Twitter, which came a few days after a series of explosions at Russia's Saki Air Base in the peninsula. The ministry wrote on Twitter: "Unless they want an unpleasantly hot summer break, we advise our …

SouthFront5 (2022-08-11). Senior US Marine Corps Officer Expresses Admiration For The 'Revolutionary' Way In Which Russia Has Fought Its War In Ukraine. southfront.org by Dr. Leon Tressell Ordinary people in the West reading and listening to the mainstream media have been presented with…

Anonymous349 (2022-08-11). In Chase Of Nuclear Disaster. Kyiv's Forces Once Again Strike Zaporozhye Nuclear Plant. southfront.org Kyiv's forces continue their attempts to cause a nuclear disaster in Zaporozhye Region by striking the nuclear plant controlled by the Russians there. | On August 11, at least ten shells launched by the Ukrainian army landed in the area of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, according to regional authorities. | According to Vladimir Rogov, a member of the Zaporozhye Region military-civil administration, said that five shells landed near the commandant's office at the plant, next to a w…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-11). Western Countries Pledge Long-Term Support and New Military Aid for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com At a conference in Denmark on Thursday, The $1.5 billion includes donations from the UK, Denmark, and Norway, but more countries are expected to pledge money. "It will grow," said Danish Foreign Minister Morten Bà∏dskov. "Some of the countries need to go back home and get the support of their parliaments." | Ukrainian President Volod…

Anonymous765 (2022-08-11). Terrorist Attacks Amid Positional Battles On Ukrainian Front Lines. southfront.org |

Anonymous103 (2022-08-11). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 11, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 66th mechanised brigades near Artemovsk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Kostantinovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Zaitsevo with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Trudovoye with high-precision missiles; | Russian air defense systems shot down 7 Ukrainian drones near Brigadirovka, Grakovo, Suligovka, Andreyevka, Babenko…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). Jemima Pierre: UN "Peacekeeping" in Haiti. libya360.wordpress.com Jemima Pierre speaks on Haiti for the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute's "Understanding Canadian Peacekeeping" webinar. Jemima Pierre is the Haiti/Americas Coordinator for the Black Alliance for Peace & and Associate Professor in the Departments of African American Studies & Anthropology, UCLA. Black Alliance for Peace Condemns Extension of United Nations Mandate in Haiti and Calls…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-11). The Most Bloated Military Budget in U.S. History Is Being Speciallynewsauthor">D to Honor an 87-Year-Old Disciple of Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan. covertactionmagazine.com 2023 NDAA represents swan song in Senate of a long-time stalwart of the radical right The ghosts of Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan must be looking down with pride on their devoted acolyte, Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma, known as "the hawk's hawk." He recently succeeded in pushing through a $45 billion addition to the …

Global Research News (2022-08-11). Selected Articles: NATO Learns Nothing and Forgets Nothing. globalresearch.ca By NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg recently

Staff (2022-08-11). VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23: La Habana y Las Tunas llegaron a cinco victorias. cubadebate.cu Los Leones de La Habana y los Leñadores de Las Tunas alcanzaron su quinta victoria este miércoles en el marco del VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23, en una jornada donde los partidos fueron muy cerrados al punto de necesitarse en cuatro de ellos entradas extras para definir al ganador. Un elevado de sacrificio del torpedero Ernesto Oses en el octavo capítulo, le dio la victoria.

David Cavendish (2022-08-11). NATO expansion into Finland and Sweden a danger to world peace. peoplesworld.org On Wednesday, Aug. 10, President Joe Biden signed the treaty to admit Sweden and Finland to membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). This follows on the action last week of the Senate, which voted 95 to 1 (with one member voting "present" and three not voting) to ratify the treaty. Earlier this summer, the House of …

_____ (2022-08-11). The Migration Crisis is Tearing Europe Apart. journal-neo.org In the past decade, Europe has faced its biggest migration crisis since World War II. It escalated significantly in the autumn of 2015, when the flow of refugees and irregular migrants from North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia into the European Union increased dramatically and the EU was unprepared to receive and distribute …

Jason Ditz (2022-08-11). EU Expects Quick Responses on the Iran Nuclear Deal. news.antiwar.com Negotiations are done, the text is as final as it is ever going to be, and the European Union seems surprisingly upbeat on the nuclear deal chances, saying they That hope comes in spite of there not being a quick anything in the years of negotiations. Both the US and Iran

____ (2022-08-11). Chinese operators invest over $59 billion in 5G construction. ecns.cn Chinese operators have invested more than 400 billion yuan (about $59 billion) in 5Gconstruction, according to the 2022 World 5G Convention held in northeast China's Harbin on Wednesday.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-11). Taiwan's Opposition Kuomintang Party Sends Delegation to Mainland China. news.antiwar.com Taiwan's main opposition party Kuomintang (KMT), Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, the chair of the DPP, said the trip

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-11). US Ambassador to Israel: We Support Israel's Fight Against 'Bad Guys' in Gaza. news.antiwar.com On Wednesday, US Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides Israel launched the first airstrike last Friday, which targeted a leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ). The strike killed the PIJ leader, a f…

Ann Brown (2022-08-11). Black Diplomat Hired By Biden And U.S. Government Tells African Countries Who They Can Trade With During Global Food, Energy And Inflation Crisis. moguldom.com The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, recently visited Africa, and it didn't go well. From Aug. 3 to 7, she visited Uganda, Ghana, and Cape Verde. While the goal of the short tour was to discuss U.S. efforts to address the global food security crisis that several countries on the continent are …

Ann Brown (2022-08-11). NBFA President Boyd Releases Official Statement On President Biden's Withdrawal Of Support For Black Farmers. moguldom.com While politicians are praising the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which the senate approved on Aug. 7, Black farmers are displeased. The head of the National Black Farmers Association has issued a press release condemning the act's elimination of a debt relief program for farmers of color that was enacted in 2021. The reparations program …

Johanna Kichton (2022-08-11). At 35-Year Rent Inflation High, Homes Guarantee Campaign Demands Federal Action on Rent Inflation. peoplesaction.org Polling and Economic Analysis Points to Political Appetite for Rent Regulation Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action's Homes Guarantee campaign today demanded federal action on rent inflation in a media briefing with allies and tenant leaders. The briefing included the release of an economic analysis co-written with Groundwork Collaborative on rent inflation and …

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-11). America's Closely Watched CPI Inflation Report Comes In Lower Than Expected, Stocks Fly: 3 Things To Know. moguldom.com The consumer price index (CPI) for July rose 8.5 percent, a slower pace than the 9.1 percent annual rise in June, sending stock prices rallying. The Nasdaq Composite Index is back in bull territory, ending the longest Nasdaq bear market since the financial crisis, Wall Street Journal reported. The CPI, which tracks the prices consumers …

Mark Hertsgaard (2022-08-11). Four Key Climate Questions About the Inflation Reduction Act. commondreams.org A law can be a historic achievement and scientifically insufficient at the same time, especially when veto power resides with a politician like Manchin. But nobody said this was going to be easy.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-08-11). The 5G War — Technology Versus Humanity. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-11). Hopeful Signs of Changes Occurring in World Balance of Power. journal-neo.org The recent visit to Taiwan by the United States politician Nancy Pelosi was one of the most ill-judged and provocative actions by a US politician for some considerable time. The fact that the United States President Joe Biden refused the opportunity to forbid the visit also speaks volumes about the US attitude toward Taiwan and …

_____ (2022-08-11). On Nancy Pelosi's Visit to South Korea. journal-neo.org The New Eastern Outlook has already written about the Taiwan leg of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's tour, but we will talk about Pelosi's reception in the Republic of Korea, where she headed straight afterwards. Coverage of the Taiwanese part of Pelosi's visit in the North and South of the Korean Peninsula Pyongyang …

_____ (2022-08-11). With Nationwide Rallies, UPS Teamsters Kick Off Their 2023 Contract Campaign. popularresistance.org Last week, 25 years after UPS workers last went on strike in 1997, the UPS Teamsters kicked off their contract negotiation campaign with rallies around the country. Their current contract expires in July 2023 and negotiations for a new contract have begun. In New York City alone, rallies and actions took place across 14 UPS facilities. | Workers are demanding an end to excessive overtime, an end to the two-tier system, higher pay for part-time warehouse workers, more full-time jobs, job security for feeders and package drivers, ending the surveillance and harassment from the bosses, and a heat exhaustion and inju…

SouthFront5 (2022-08-11). Military Situation In Syria On August 11, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 11, the Russian Ministry of Defence recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On August 10, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Kansafra area; | On August 10, two SDF members were killed by Turkish drone strikes near Qamishli; | On August 11, thousands of the residents of Qamishli city attended the funeral ceremony of the YPG members killed in Turkey's drone strike and called on g…

Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan (2022-08-11). We Must Pass This Imperfect Climate Bill—and Then Continue to Fight for the Future We Deserve. commondreams.org When the alternative is doing nothing, it's imperative we take the road towards progress and then continue struggling for justice.

Brett Wilkins (2022-08-11). DOJ Moves to Unseal Warrant Used to Raid Trump's Mar-a-Lago Home. commondreams.org Attorney General Merrick Garland said that he "personally approved the decision to seek a search warrant" of the former president's residence.

Gerd Bedszent (2022-08-11). Total Competition or Repressive Administration of People. indybay.org An awareness of the monstrosities of our glorious capitalist society is the first prerequisite for thinking beyond that society. | One should always remind oneself: ..The regularities of capitalist society are not laws of nature, so they can be abolished in principle. With such abolition, a new society can become possible.

Brett Wilkins (2022-08-11). 'A Great Day to Cancel Student Debt': Clock Ticking on Key Biden Promise. commondreams.org "There are people who will not vote in the midterms if it isn't canceled," warned Nina Turner, who noted that 40% of Black voters say they'll consider not voting if the president does not act.

____ (2022-08-11). Award winning literary works to usher in NCPA Theatre Festival 2022. ecns.cn A Lifelong Journey, a drama adapted from Chinese writer Liang Xiaosheng's novel of the same title that won one of China's top literature awards, is set to be performed at China's National Center for the Performing Arts(NCPA) on Friday to usher in NCPA Theatre Festival 2022.

RiseUp4AbortionRightsBayArea (2022-08-11). Wednesday 8/10: Police Brutality Against Protesters: John Burris to Announce Case Against City of SF. indybay.org The Chase Center | 3rd St between 16th & Warriors Way…

International Overdose Awareness Day (2022-08-11). Wednesday 8/31: International Overdose Awareness Day 2022. indybay.org In Person (4: 30-6pm): | Aptos Village Park | 100 Aptos Creek Road, Aptos | Virtual Event (12-1: 30pm). Registration: | us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrcu6…

Mark Gruenberg (2022-08-11). Fighting occupational cancer top topic at Fire Fighters convention. peoplesworld.org OTTAWA, Ont.—Committing more money to fight occupational cancer, including raising dues to fund research on the fatal disease, was a top topic at the Fire Fighters convention in Ottawa, Ont., August 8-12. But cancer wasn't the only tough issue delegates tackled. Following the lead of the union's board, headed by relatively new President Edward Kelly, …

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-11). Russia Offers Monthly Donation of 40,000 Tons of Wheat for Lebanon. orinocotribune.com Lebanon has been dealing with bread shortages over recent months, in the latest dilemma to hit the crisis-hit nation | The Russian Ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Rudakov, has reportedly obtained initial approval from Moscow to provide Lebanon with a donation of 40,000 tons of wheat per month until the end of the year. | This deal could be extended past December to help the Levantine nation overcome a worsening food crisis, according to information obtained by Al-Akhbar. | Russia's offer comes just days after Beirut cleared the Syrian-owned

Staff (2022-08-11). Positive outcome possible in talks on JCPOA restoration. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — A positive outcome is possible in the negotiating process on the restoration of JCPOA regarding the Iranian nuclear program, Russian diplomat Ivan Nechayev said on Thursday.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-11). Russian Drone Crashes In Syria' Greater Idlib. southfront.org An Orlan-10 drone of the Russian VDV at the joint exercise "Slavic Brotherhood 2018". June 25, 2018, by Andrey Rusov. Source: http: //multimedia.ministry of defense.rf/multimedia/photo/gallery.htm?id=58318 | On August 11, a Russia Orlan-10 drone crashed near the town of Arihah in the southern part of the Syrian region of Greater Idlib, where several terrorist groups are present and active. | Some Syrian opposition activists claimed that the drone was shot down by militants, while othe…

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2022-08-11). Planet Lockdown: Dokumentation eines globalen Verbrechens Wissenschaftler zerstà∂ren unser Vertrauen in die Wissenschaft. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2022-08-11). "Planet Lockdown": Documentation of a Global Crime. Scientists Destroy Our Trust in Science. globalresearch.ca

The Cradle (2022-08-11). Washington Steals Over 80 Percent of Syria's Oil Output Per Day. globalresearch.ca

Becca Renk (2022-08-11). Nicaragua The Privilege of Free Health Care. globalresearch.ca

Drago Bosnic (2022-08-11). China's Second Spaceplane Launch Solidifies Its Near-peer Status with America. globalresearch.ca

Kennedy Hall (2022-08-11). Top Canadian Newspaper Only Hiring Vaccinated Candidate for Open Reporter Position. globalresearch.ca

Dyna Rochmyaningsih (2022-08-11). How the Globalist Agenda Impinges on Animal Rights: 'Chased from Every Side': Sumatran Elephants Pinned Down by Forest Loss. globalresearch.ca

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-08-11). The Black Liberation Movement: Nationwide Campaign Seeks Compassionate Release for Dr. Mutulu Shakur. globalresearch.ca

Don't Extradite Assange (2022-08-11). Take Part in The Human Chain to Free Julian Assange. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kà§mmerer (2022-08-11). Video: Ketogenic Diet Brings Certain Autoimmune and Cancer Diseases Triggered by mRNA Injections Under Control. Dr. Ulrike Kà§mmerer. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-08-11). A Looting Matter: Cambodia's Stolen Antiquities. globalresearch.ca

John Steinbach (2022-08-11). Hiroshima-Nagasaki: Remembering One of Humanity's Worst Catastrophes, 77 Years On. globalresearch.ca

The Global Research Team (2022-08-11). Stay Updated with Global Events Through Global Research! globalresearch.ca Since our foundation in September 2001, Global Research has been committed to delivering unchained news and underreported, unreported and misreported facts to you, our dear readers. We have always remained true to this objective despite being on a shoestring budget …

IMEMC News (2022-08-11). Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Nablus And Jerusalem. imemc.org On Thursday evening, Israeli soldiers abducted two Palestinians In Nablus and Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and installed a roadblock at its main entrance before abducting Masoud Mustafa Daraghma, 20. The soldiers stopped and searched dozens of …

IMEMC News (2022-08-11). Israeli Colonizer Rams Senior Palestinian Official With Car, Flees The Scene. imemc.org On Thursday evening, A senior Palestinian official was injured after being rammed by an illegal Israeli colonizer who fled the scene during a nonviolent procession near Ezbet at-Tabib village, east of Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the Palestinian a member of Fateh Revolutionary Council, Bayan at-Tabib, was …

IMEMC News (2022-08-11). Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds She suffered In Gaza. imemc.org On Thursday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said a child died from serious wounds she suffered during Israel's recent onslaught on the Gaza Strip. The al-Makassed Hospital in occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank, said the child, Layan Musleh Sha'er, 10, was admitted after being transferred from Gaza, suffering a shrapnel wound to the head, causing …

PCHR (2022-08-11). WAFA: "Israel approves a plan to establish a new illegal settlement in Salfit" imemc.org BETHLEHEM, Thursday, August 11, 2022 (WAFA) — Israeli authorities today approved a plan to establish a new illegal settlement on Palestinian-owned lands in the village of Deir Istiya, in the governorate of Salfit. The Applied Research Institute (ARIJ) said in a statement that the total area of the land which will be seized for the …

IMEMC News (2022-08-11). Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In West Bank. imemc.org On Thursday, Israeli soldiers abducted sixteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers abducted Mohammad Fawwaz al-Mashayikh, Malek Jamal Allan, and Majdi Mustafa Abu Omar from their homes in the al-Jadawel area in Beit Jala, west of Bethlehem. The soldiers also abducted Majdi Abu Aker and Hamza Abdul-Aziz …

IMEMC News (2022-08-11). Israel Decides To Demolish A Palestinian School Near Ramallah. imemc.org On Wednesday, an Israeli court decided to demolish a Palestinian school in the Ein Samia Bedouin community, east of Ramallah, in the central West Bank. In its ruling, the court informed school officials that they could either demolish the school within a certain timeframe or the "Civil Administration Office" (the administrative branch of Israel's illegal …

IMEMC News (2022-08-11). Videos: Three Children From Gaza In Critical Condition At Al-Makassed Hospital In Jerusalem. imemc.org The three following videos were posted by the Wadi Hilweh Information Center In Silwan (Silwanic) in occupied Jerusalem. Silwanic said the three children were transferred from Gaza to the Al-Makassed Hospital in Jerusalem late Tuesday night. They were all seriously injured during the latest Israeli offensive on Gaza.

_____ (2022-08-11). You Don't Need A Key If You Can Change The Locks. popularresistance.org Chicago, Illinois – On Friday morning, August 5th, we threw a party for our neighbors and community outside of a yellow slat-board 4-bedroom on a quiet residential block. An anticipatory buzz was in the air as about 35 people: radicals from homeless encampments, anarchist affinity groups, Maoist pre-party formations, organizations like Chicago Union of the Homeless and the Young Lords, as well as sympathetic neighbors — milled about playing music, painting cardboard signs, fussing over the food distro table, and dropping banners from second-story windows. The occasion? The re-occupation of our home after an…

Aditi Ramaswami (2022-08-11). Where Did The Public Option Go? levernews.com President Joe Biden has, not once since his inauguration, mentioned the public health insurance option he and

Ana Perdigón (2022-08-11). Petro Reveals Timetable for Resumption of Diplomatic Relations with Venezuela (+Monómeros). orinocotribune.com The president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, issued new comments about the process of Colombia's resumption of diplomatic relations with Venezuela. | During a statement to the press this Tuesday, August 9, Petro stated that his government has been working to normalize relations since before he took office. However, he clarified that it is a process that implies the opening of the border, and that the resumption of diplomatic relations can take at least two months. | When asked about the rumors regarding a meeting between the Colombian president and the Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, Gustavo Petro refused to c…

Colin Todhunter (2022-08-11). What Was Covid Really About? Triggering A Multi-Trillion Dollar Global Debt Crisis. "Ramping up an Imperialist Strategy"? globalresearch.ca If it was indeed about public health, why close down the bulk of health services and the global economy knowing full well what the implications would be? And why mount a military-style propaganda campaign to censor world-renowned scientists and terrorise entire populations…

Front Page News (2022-08-11). Video: Trudeau Catastrophe — Hospital Emergency Departments Are Shutting Down. globalresearch.ca

Grant Miner (2022-08-11). NYC rally condemns latest Israeli assault on Gaza, local ties to Zionist forces. liberationnews.org "Resistance is not terrorism," declared Nerdeen Kiswani, an organizer with Within Our Lifetime. "Palestinians have every single right to defend themselves by any means necessary!"

Hersch Chaim (2022-08-11). IUOE Local 150 wins big after seven week strike. liberationnews.org After walking the picket lines for seven weeks, 300 members of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 voted unanimously to adopt their new contract.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). How the CIA Illegally Used African Americans for Experimental Drug Research. libya360.wordpress.com Kit Klarenberg By now, many will be familiar with Project MKULTRA. For decades, the CIA conducted highly unethical experiments on humans in order to perfect brainwashing, mind control and torture techniques. Perhaps the program's most notorious aspect was the administration of high doses of psychoactive drugs to targets, particularly LSD. These substances were brought to Langley's…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). Over 900,000 Brazilians Sign Letter in Defense of Democracy. libya360.wordpress.com Brasil de Fato Reading of the letter in defense of democracy at the Faculty of Law in the University of Brasília, in Brazil's capital city. Photo: Janelson Ferreira/MST The letter is being read in dozens of cities on August 11 as part of national mobilizations in defense of democracy On Thursday August 11, tens of…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-11). TikTok Is Offering Resources To Black Entrepreneurs And Startups For Black Business Month: 5 Things To Know. moguldom.com August is Black Business Month and TikTok announced it will honor the occasion by offering exclusive resources to Black-owned entrepreneurs and startups. 1. TikTok announced it is accepting applications for the third cohort of its Support Black Business Accelerator Program. "In honor of #BlackBusinessMonth this August, we are thrilled to announce that we are now accepting applications …

Jacob Dallas-Main (2022-08-11). Justice for Brianna Grier! Georgia woman's death due to sheriff's negligence. liberationnews.org The combination of rural, poor and predominantly Black has lead to rampant abuse, harassment, and intimidation of community members from local governments and police departments…

Liberation Staff (2022-08-11). Hyundai Motor Company exposed for using child labor. liberationnews.org In Luverne, Alabama — the self-styled "Friendliest City in the South" — a Reuters report found that a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company has used child labor after the disappearance of a young migrant child from her home in Alabama.

Mason Puryear (2022-08-11). Starbucks union wave comes to Houston. liberationnews.org The Montrose Starbucks is the first store to unionize in Houston, and it has the potential to inspire other Starbucks workers in Houston to organize their own stores…

Misión Verdad (2022-08-11). Who Is Judge Federico Villena, Hijacker of Venezuela's EMTRASUR Plane in Argentina? orinocotribune.com The fate of the Venezuelan EMTRASUR Boeing 747 300-M now awaits the decision of Judge Federico Villena, who oversees jurisdiction at the Ezeiza international airport, in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the aircraft remains hijacked by the airport authorities and the Argentine judiciary. | As Judge Villena has declared, as long as the investigations and judicial process take place, the four Iranian crew members and three crew members of Venezuelan origin cannot leave Argentine soil. | The remaining 12 members of the crew were authorized to leave Argentina, but the ruling was appealed by Prosecutor C…

Natalia Marques (2022-08-11). New York City Taxi Workers are fighting for raises and job security. liberationnews.org The central demand of the drivers is raising wages to $25 per hour in take-home pay, after all expenses such as gasoline.

Staff (2022-08-11). The Great AgroVenezuela Mission: Maduro Announces That Venezuela Now Produces More Than 80% Of Its Food (+Fertilizers). orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, August 10, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, reported that Venezuela now produces more than 80% of the food it consumes. He highlighted that just a few years ago, 90% of the food being consumed in the country was imported. | "Today I can say that more than 80% of the food that our people consume is Venezuelan," he explained. | During a working day dedicated to promoting agricultural production, the head of state emphasized that Venezuela will become a food producing and importing power: "We will no longer be dependent on oil nor on anyone." | "We have a plan, a strategy, we have a scient…

Staff (2022-08-11). Calendar of Resistance for Palestine: Find an action near you. samidoun.net In response to the Zionist assault on Gaza in early August, which has taken the life of nearly Palestinian martyrs, and the assassination of Ibrahim al-Nabulsi and his comrades in Nablus, and to demand freedom for Palestinian prisoners like Khalil Awawdeh, as well as the ongoing Nakba and attack on occupied Palestine, many people …

Staff (2022-08-11). #FreeKhalil: Awawdeh repeats just one word, "Freedom" as he faces severe health crisis. samidoun.net Palestinian prisoner Khalil Awawdeh, on his 162nd day of hunger strike against his administrative detention without charge or trial, has suffered a severe deterioration in his health. He was moved to Assaf Harofeh civilian hospital on Thursday, 11 August — as always, with the threat that if he does not accept treatment, he will be …

Staff (2022-08-11). Midterm Elections: How These Offices Impact Your Rights. aclu.org Following a radical Supreme Court term that has had a

Staff (2022-08-11). Congresistas de Estados Unidos piden a Biden ayudar a Cuba tras incendio en Matanzas. cubadebate.cu Los congresistas Jim McGovern, Gregory Meeks y Barbara Lee instaron a Joe Biden dejar hoy a un lado la política y ayudar a Cuba tras el devastador incendio en Matanzas. Exhortaron "a suspender cualquier sanción pertinente para acelerar dicha respuesta, y para entregar el tan necesario alivio humanitario a los cientos de ciudadanos cubanos afectados por esta crisis".

Staff (2022-08-11). Presidente de Cuba deseó pronta recuperación para Fernando Lugo. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, envió este jueves sus mejores deseos de recuperación para el exmandatario de Paraguay (2008-2012) y amigo del país antillano, Fernando Lugo. En su cuenta en Twitter, el mandatario trasladó un abrazo a Lugo, quien sufrió este miércoles un accidente cerebrovascular, de tipo isquémico.

David Giesen (2022-08-11). Monday 8/8: On line discussion of SF's housing woes. indybay.org ZOOM: | us05web.zoom.us/j/87342423861?pwd=UUtkMG…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-11). La crisis mundial del coronavirus 2020-22 . Destruyendo la sociedad civil, Depresión económica diseñada Golpe de Estado Global y el "Gran Reinicio" globalizacion.ca La crisis mundial del coronavirus 2020-22 | . | Destruyendo la sociedad civil, | Depresión económica diseñada | Golpe de Estado Global y el "Gran Reinicio" | por | Michel Chossudovsky | Imagen: Copyright fernandozhiminaicela , Pixabay | . | Los últimos desarrollos sugieren que…

____ (2022-08-11). 2022 World 5G Convention kicks off in NE China. ecns.cn A visitor experiences pilot simulator at the 2022 World 5G Convention in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Aug. 10, 2022. The 2022 World 5G Convention kicked off on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-08-11). El tiempo: Calor, algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en la mitad oriental. cubadebate.cu Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará durante la tarde desde Ciego de àÅvila hasta Guantánamo, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, principalmente en localidades del interior y sur. En el resto del territorio las lluvias serán aisladas.

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-08-11). Climate change has long prompted migration, now it may drive anti-capitalist consciousness, too. peoplesworld.org U.S. government programs for migrants who cross the country's southern border are punitive and disjointed. Left-leaning political groupings may criticize, but they too have fallen short in conceptualizing lives of dignity for migrants in the United States. Nor do they adequately take into account adverse circumstances weighing on migrants' lives in their home countries. First …

____ (2022-08-11). China's scientific research climbs to No 1. ecns.cn China has become the world leader in both scientific research output and "high impact" studies, surpassing the United States, a Japanese report shows.

Julia Conley (2022-08-11). Without Climate Action, Melting of 'Sleeping Giant' Ice Sheet Risks Major Sea Level Rise. commondreams.org "The choices that we're making today in terms of emission reductions are going to set in place whether East Antarctica stays largely dormant as a very large ice sheet, or if we start to set in motion some unstoppable changes," said one expert.

____ (2022-08-11). Int'l community lauds white paper on Taiwan as China reaffirms position, resolution on reunification. ecns.cn The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council and the State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published on Wednesday a white paper titled "The Taiwan Question and China's Reunification in the New Era."

Jacob Buckner (2022-08-11). Boston baristas striking at five Starbucks stores hold the line. peoplesworld.org BOSTON—Five unionized Starbucks locations in the greater Boston area are on strike, fighting for their union's demands to be recognized. Of the five locations, four have conducted daily strikes since Aug. 1, while one location, at 874 Commonwealth Avenue, has been on strike for 25 days. With the Starbucks union movement growing to over 200 …

Staff (2022-08-11). VIDEO: Heavy flooding in Japan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Following heavy rains and flooding of residential areas in parts of Japan, nearly two million residents of seven prefectures of this country have been asked to leave their homes and go to safe areas.

Julia Conley (2022-08-11). Voters Demand Biden Take Action to Address 'National Crisis' of Rising Housing Costs. commondreams.org "Biden must take it upon himself to use his executive authority in order to assist those who need it the most, or we will not only have a cost-of-housing crisis in this country, but a major homelessness crisis as well."

____ (2022-08-11). Floor tiles with pattern of dragon discovered in Xi'an. ecns.cn Photo combined on June 5, 2019 shows eight floor tiles with inscriptions unearthed from Chamber M6 of an ancient tomb of Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220) in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

____ (2022-08-11). Alleged Taiwan secessionist accused of separatist actions. ecns.cn Yang Chih-yuen has been under surveillance at a designated residence since Aug 4 after being apprehended by the Wenzhou State Security Bureau in Wenzhou.

_____ (2022-08-11). There Is No Arab Unity Without Palestine. popularresistance.org It seemed all but a done deal: Israel is finally managing to bend the Arabs to its will, and Palestine is becoming a marginal issue that no longer defines Israel's relations with Arab countries. Indeed, normalization with Israel is afoot, and the Arabs, so it seems, have been finally tamed. | Not so fast. Many events continue to demonstrate the opposite. Take, for example, the Arab League two-day meeting in Cairo on July 31 — August 1. The meeting was largely dominated by discussions on Palestine and concluded with statements that called on Arab countries to reactivate the Arab boycott of Israel until the l…

Tom Engelhardt (2022-08-11). The Decline and Fall of Everything (Including Me and Joe Biden). commondreams.org What goes up… Well, you know the rest.

Staff (2022-08-11). øQué palabra está escrita de forma incorrecta? Estos son los ganadores del concurso de ortografía. cubadebate.cu El pasado 19 de julio, Cubadebate de conjunto con los servicios entuMovil de la División Habana de Desoft convocaron a los usuarios de la telefonía móvil en Cuba a un concurso donde sus participantes podrían demostrar sus conocimientos sobre ortografía. Se recibieron un total de: 2820 SMS. La palabra incorrecta era "bobeda", pues se escribe bóveda.

Staff (2022-08-11). La increíble exactitud con la que Carl Sagan describió el futuro de EEUU en 1995. cubadebate.cu En un pasaje de aquel libro (The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark) que publicó en el 95, Sagan expone su visión pesimista de hacia dónde irá Estados Unidos si pierde su admiración por la razón, la racionalidad y el pensamiento abierto. Un pasaje que, visto hoy, parece estar describiendo la actualidad estadounidense.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-11). Syria Says US Stole 83% Of Its Oil Production With Help From SDF. southfront.org The Syrian Oil Ministry accused the US and its proxy in Syria's northeastern region, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in a statement released on August 9 of stealing around 83% of the country's oil production."The amount of oil production during the first half of 2022 amounted to some 14.5 million barrels, with an average daily production of 80.3 thousand barrels, of which 14.2 thousand are delivered daily to refineries," the statement reads. "US occupation forces and their mercenaries steal up to 66,000…

Senior & Disability Action (2022-08-11). Friday 8/12: Rally and Street Party for Safe Streets Oakland. indybay.org The Northeast corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd & 55th Street, Oakland Ca…

Jonathan Cook (2022-08-11). UK: Contenders for Boris Johnson's Crown Stress Fealty to Israel. Jonathan Cook. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-11). Iran not accept any change in political geography of region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iran does not accept any changes in the political geography of the region and is ready to use all its capacities to establish peace and stability in the Caucasus region and its growth and development, President Raeisi said.

Staff (2022-08-11). Díaz-Canel sobre el control del incendio: "Ahora lo importante es no retroceder" cubadebate.cu Como de tantas otras historias grandes, algún día habrá que contar en calma sobre estos últimos cinco días que han estremecido a Cuba desde el dolor del fuego —literal y del alma-, y también desde una voluntad que todo el tiempo se supera a sí misma.

Bill McKibben (2022-08-11). People Fighting for a Livable Planet Don't Owe Joe Manchin One Single Thing. commondreams.org Whatever Republicans do—and in the end they will do what Big Oil instructs them to do—progressives should not sign off on permitting reform that helps expand the fossil fuel empire.

Staff (2022-08-11). Building 3 more versions of Khayyam satellite on agenda. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iran intends to build three more versions of the Khayyam satellite, Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Bahadori Jahromi said on Thursday.

Staff (2022-08-11). La UNE pronostica una afectación de 1 071 MW durante el horario pico de este jueves. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación máxima de 950 MW en el horario diurno de este jueves, mientras para el horario pico pronostica una afectación de 1 071 MW. La empresa informa que para el horario pico se pronostica la utilización de 141 MW en motores diésel, y una disponibilidad de 1 999 MW y una demanda máxima de 3 000 MW.

_____ (2022-08-11). High-Profile Paper On 'Catastrophic' Climate Impacts. popularresistance.org So what does this new paper say? Well, in essence, some very similar things to our report What Lies Beneath: The underestimation of existential climate risks, written with my Breakthrough colleague Ian Dunlop. When that report was first published in 2017, and then expanded in 2018 with a foreword by Prof Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, it had a significant impact, especially in Europe, with German and Slovenian translations, and a front-cover interview with the German energy magazine, Energiewende Magazin (translation here). It was a key document in the successful campaign to have the Club of Rome adopt a climate emer…

Global Voices (2022-08-11). In Turkey, religious Values are used to censor online ontent. juancole.com By Arzu Geybullayeva | ( Globalvoices.org ) Turkish authorities are increasingly censoring content online that does not fit Turkey's religious values, morality, and family values in recent years. The most recent example is an investigation launched by the Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office against Spotify. The Office claims the music streaming platform, approved …

____ (2022-08-11). Special exhibition opens at National Museum of China in Beijing. ecns.cn "Reconstructing Elegance", a special exhibition focusing on China's achievements in cultural heritage conservation, kicked off at the National Museum of China in Beijing on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-08-11). President Raeisi arrives in Kerman province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi arrived in Kerman province on Thursday evening as his visits to different provinces of the country continues.

Megan Redshaw (2022-08-11). Without Clinical Trials, FDA Authorizes Modified Monkeypox Vaccine, Expands Eligibility to 'High-Risk' Children. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-11). Al-Shabaab terrorists execute 6 in Somalia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — News sources reported that the Al-Shabaab terrorists executed 6 people in southern Somalia on charges of espionage.

Staff (2022-08-11). Turkish military force killed in N Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — The Turkish defense ministry announced that one of the country's military forces has been killed in northern Iraq.

____ (2022-08-11). China targets overpriced mooncakes ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival. ecns.cn China will strengthen the monitoring of overpriced mooncakes, which are traditional delicacies and popular gifts during the Mid-Autumn Festival, to curb waste and promote the healthy development of the industry.

Natalia Renta (2022-08-11). Senate Democrats Just Took a Bite Out of Stock Buybacks. commondreams.org Reining in stock buybacks can help reorient our economy to one that prioritizes the long-term needs of companies, workers, consumers, communities, and the planet.

Staff (2022-08-11). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on August 11. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Thursday, August 11.

Brett Wilkins (2022-08-11). 'Dictatorship Never Again': Massive Pro-Democracy Protests Sweep Brazil. commondreams.org "Democracy involves changing the government and eliminating neo-fascism," said one prominent protester, "but above all, ensuring that the working class, the people, have the rights guaranteed in the Constitution."

Staff (2022-08-11). Iran urges Taliban to be accountable for their martyrdom. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iranian FM said that accountability of the caretaker government of Afghanistan for clarifying aspects of the martyrdom of Iranian diplomats and reporter in Mazar-i-Sharif about 24 years ago is Iran's serious demand.

Staff (2022-08-11). Cuba con seis cupos en pesas para Juegos Panamericanos de Chile. cubadebate.cu Cuba dispondrá de seis pesistas, tres en cada sexo, durante los Juegos Panamericanos de Santiago 2023, informó la comisión nacional de ese deporte, a partir de la información preliminar recibida de la Federación Panamericana de Levantamiento de Pesas. Este botín emana del positivo resultado durante el certamen continental celebrado en Bogota en julio.

Staff (2022-08-11). Biden olvida haberle dado la mano a un senador durante un acto en la Casa Blanca. cubadebate.cu Por un olvido, la salud del presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, fue cuestionada nuevamente. En reiteradas oportunidades, el mandatario fue señalado por los equívocos que protagoniza frente a las cámaras de televisión. En esta oportunidad, esperó un apretón de manos que ya había recibido.

Staff (2022-08-11). Iran Navy Cmdr., Bangladesh envoy discuss military coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — The Commander of the Army Navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Rear Admiral Shahram Irani on Thursday met with Bangladesh's envoy to Tehran and discussed boosting military cooperation between the two countries,…

____ (2022-08-11). U.S. monkeypox outbreak exceeds 10,000 cases. ecns.cn Confirmed monkeypox cases in the United States have exceeded the mark of 10,000, reaching 10,392 cases Wednesday, according to the newest data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-08-11). Republican plan: Take away Social Security, restart Mexican Wall, build Keystone. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Congressional Republicans haven't officially unveiled their legislative agenda should they sweep to power in November, but they gave an ugly preview—including putting Social Security payments at risk—this week on the campaign trail and at a key House committee work session. The Social Security threat came from Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., who holds the shakiest seat …

____ (2022-08-11). Unmanned 5G sanitation robot works in Hangzhou. ecns.cn Equipped with more than 20 cameras and radar, the robot with technologies including 5G transmission, L4 level unmanned driving and visual recognition was put into operation in Hangzhou.

Staff (2022-08-11). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on August 11. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, August 11.

____ (2022-08-11). Aerial view of Manas River Grand Canyon in China's Xinjiang. ecns.cn Located in Manas County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, the Manas River Grand Canyon in Manas County stretches tens of kilometers.

____ (2022-08-11). People gather outside Trump Tower in New York City. ecns.cn Members of the media and protesters gather outside the Trump Tower in New York City, U.S., August 10, 2022 after former U.S. President Donald Trump said that FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago Palm Beach home.

____ (2022-08-11). Ship lock of Wan'an Hub on Ganjiang River passes trial navigation. ecns.cn The double-line ship lock of Wan'an Hub on Ganjiang River passed trial test on Monday.

Staff (2022-08-11). Taliban senior official killed in Kabul blast (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — News sources on Thursday reported an explosion at Sheikh Rahimullah School in Sash Darak of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

Staff (2022-08-11). Canciller cubano agradece ayuda de España ante incendio en Matanzas. cubadebate.cu El canciller cubano recibió este jueves al embajador de España, àÅngel Martín Peccis, a quien ratificó el interés de continuar desarrollando el diálogo político bilateral y los vínculos económicos, comerciales y de cooperación entre ambos países. Rodríguez Parrilla agradeció el envío de medicamentos y material sanitario a Cuba con motivo del grave accidente.

____ (2022-08-11). China continues crackdown on irregularities of off-campus training institutions. ecns.cn A three-month follow-up check for irregularities on 172,000 off-campus training institutions for students undergoing compulsory education across China was completed, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said Thursday.

Staff (2022-08-11). 42 Malian soldiers killed in suspected terrorist attacks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Forty-two Malian soldiers have died in a sophisticated weekend attack by suspected terrorists using drones artillery, authorities said Wednesday, the latest violent incident to rock the troubled Sahel country.

____ (2022-08-11). U.S. in no position to lecture other countries on human rights: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn

Staff (2022-08-11). Xiaomi presenta a CyberOne, un robot humanoide capaz de reconocer emociones humanas. cubadebate.cu Xiaomi ahora tiene un impresionante robot humanoide, el CyberOne. Después de un extenso evento de lanzamientos, en el que destacó el Xiaomi MIX Fold 2, Lei Jun, CEO de Xiaomi, presentó la nueva propuesta de Xiaomi, un robot humanoide. El robot es capaz de detectar emociones, gracias a su sistema Mi Sense, y puede moverse a una velocidad de 3.6 km/h.

____ (2022-08-11). U.S. must bear consequences of climate talks suspension: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn

Gustavo Petro (2022-08-11). Gustavo Petro: A Colombia of Possibilities and the Politics of Love. commondreams.org We are here against all odds, against history that said we would never govern, against the same old people, against those who did not want to let go of power. But we did it. We made the impossible possible.

Staff (2022-08-11). Fallece paciente hospitalizado tras incendio en Matanzas, informa Salud Pública. cubadebate.cu El presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez encabeza este jueves la reunión de chequeo a las acciones de enfrentamiento al incendio en la Base de Supertanqueros de Matanzas. El ministro de Salud Pública informó que en la noche falleció el bombero Elier Correa, de 24 años, que se encontraba en estado crítico extremo, con quemaduras incompatibles con la vida.

Julia Conley (2022-08-11). 'Door to Real Progress': Jayapal Makes Case for House Passage of the IRA. commondreams.org "It's an achievement we can all feel excited about—especially when we dig into the details," said the chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

____ (2022-08-11). Old roof turned into shared garden in Chengdu. ecns.cn The roof of an old residential building was turned into a shared garden after renovation in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Staff (2022-08-11). Qué trae la prensa cubana, jueves 11 de agosto de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Anand Naidoo (2022-08-11). The Heat: Pakistan's challenges. america.cgtn.com Pakistan reaches a preliminary agreement with the International Monetary Fund, but is it enough to solve the country's economic problems?

Cameron orr (2022-08-11). Party youth and our political moment. cpusa.org Good morning comrades! I am really excited and honored to be able to welcome you this morning to the opening of the 2022 national Communist Party youth school! I also want to extend these welcoming remarks on behalf of our NY State District and our National Board and National leadership, our co-chairs Joe and Rosanna. …

____ (2022-08-11). Sanya reports 480 new confirmed, 774 asymptomatic COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn The coastal city of Sanya in south China's Hainan Province reported 480 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and another 774 asymptomatic infections on Wednesday.

____ (2022-08-11). Espanyol confirms departure of Chinese striker Wu Lei. ecns.cn Spanish La Liga club Espanyol confirmed on Thursday morning that Chinese international striker Wu Lei is leaving the club to return to his homeland.

No H8 in the Valley (2022-08-11). Phone Zap: Tell PMZ to Stop Supporting Ron Mason's White Supremacy + Anti-LGBT Hate. indybay.org Call-in campaign to demand that PMZ fire Ron Mason of the white nationalist group the Constitution Party of California and key organizer of the yearly "Straight Pride" rally in Modesto, CA alongside violent, far-Right and white supremacist groups.

____ (2022-08-11). Spectacular water cave in NE China. ecns.cn Developed about 500,000 years ago, the cave has more than 400,000 cubic meters internal space and a total length of 5,800 meters. Comprising a dry cave and a water cave, it is the world's longest underground karst cave with water.

____ (2022-08-11). PLA Eastern Theater Command completes joint exercises around Taiwan. ecns.cn The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army has accomplished all tasks in the series of joint military operations carried out recently in the waters and airspace around the Taiwan Island.

Staff (2022-08-11). El día que empezó a apagarse el fuego. cubadebate.cu Hace 96 horas uno de los depósitos de combustible de la base de supertanqueros de Matanzas se incendió y desde entonces todo ha sido una odisea. Desde las 6: 45 pm del viernes cinco de agosto, la ciudad no duerme y anda, con el insomnio a cuestas, de pesadilla en pesadilla. El martes, un humo blanquecino empieza a dar señales de control sobre el fuego.

____ (2022-08-11). China launches 'Tianfu Constellation' satellites for smart city construction. ecns.cn The Meishan "Tianfu Constellation" Dongpo No. 01-07 satellites, named after China's historical and cultural celebrity Su Dongpo, set off from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Shanxi Province on Wednesday.

Second Saturday Documentary Series (2022-08-11). Saturday 8/13: Documentary film: Gaza Still Alive. indybay.org Register for Zoom link at: bit.ly/SSDSZoom

Staff (2022-08-11). Iran energy min. discusses Helmand water share with Taliban. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iranian Minister of Energy Ali Akbar Mehrabian during a visit to Kabul held a meeting with Taliban acting energy minister to discuss Iran's water share from the Helmand River.

Michael Jansen (2022-08-11). Israel's Blitz on Gaza a Carefully Choreographed Scenario to Boost Lapid-Gantz Management. globalresearch.ca

Benjamin Norton (2022-08-10). CBS censors its own report on Ukraine weapons corruption. multipolarista.com Under Ukrainian government pressure, CBS News censored its own documentary "Arming Ukraine," which showed that just around 30% of the weapons Western governments have sent actually go to the frontlines, with widespread corruption and black markets.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-08-10). Without Palestine, There is No Arab Unity: Why Normalization with Israel Will Fail. mintpressnews.com American politicians, who are constantly angling for quick political victories on behalf of Israel in the Middle East, do not understand or simply do not care that marginalizing Palestine and incorporating Israel into the Arab body politic is not simply unethical but also a major destabilizing factor in an already unstable region.

Jessica Buxbaum (2022-08-10). "Under a Virtual Siege" Activists Demand PayPal Offer its Services to Palestinians. mintpressnews.com "You've got this two-pronged effort to both isolate the Palestinians and to normalize and weave the settlers into the international communities, a community of nations. And the problem is that organizations or companies like PayPal, … unwittingly, are absolutely party to that." — Lara Friedman…

Lowkey (2022-08-10). Intelligence Services Interference in British Democracy, with Kit Klarenberg. mintpressnews.com The MintPress podcast, "The Watchdog," hosted by British-Iraqi hip hop artist The well propagated myth is that Britain functions democratically. This, of course, flies in the face of a system where a mon…

Eva Bartlett (2022-08-10). What I've seen of Ukraine's war crimes against civilians in the Donbass over the past few months. ingaza.wordpress.com I haven't "blogged" consistently for many years, since my Gaza days really, and use this site as a place to re-post my writings and interviews, generally. Today, because I'm strapped for time, still in the Donetsk People's Republic, I'm doing a short blog post, to share this: If you're not on Twitter, the thread is…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-10). Ukraine Attacks Nuke Plant, Won't Give IAEA Access/ By George Eliason. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Editor (2022-08-10). CBS Removes Documentary on Ukraine Military Aid After Pressure From Ukrainian Government. scheerpost.com President.gov.ua, CC BY 4.0 By Dave DeCamp / CBS News retracted a documentary it briefly released on Sunday after pressure from the Ukrainian government. The original documentary (watch it

Anand Naidoo (2022-08-10). The Heat: Ukraine Under Attack. america.cgtn.com The fighting in Ukraine, now in its seventh month, could be about to escalate with talk of a Ukrainian counteroffensive. And, there is also grave concern over risks to Europe's largest nuclear plant in southern Ukraine. The site is occupied by Russian forces and …

Editor (2022-08-10). 'A Vehement Backlash': North Carolina Senators Blasted by Constituents for Opposing $35 Insulin Cap. scheerpost.com By Alex Henderson / AlterNet On Sunday, August 7, the U.S. Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a $7 billion package addressing energy, climate change, health care and taxes. The bill passed 51- via the process known as budget reconciliation, allowing the Senate's narrow Democratic majority to bypass the 60-vote rule of the filibuster. …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-10). Gas Prices Are Falling Fast: The Science of the Fall and What To Expect. moguldom.com Gas prices are falling across the country, giving Americans a tiny bit of relief as the nation manages a technical recession. In Maine, prices fell for the eighth consecutive week to an average of $4.46 per gallon, according to WGME 13. In Los Angeles, drivers saw the lowest gas prices at the pump since Mar. 7, when the state's …

Ann Brown (2022-08-10). 'Lock And Load': Many Americans Expect Hardcore MAGA Violence After FBI Mar-a-Lago Raid. moguldom.com On Aug. 8, the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the Mar-a-Lago estate of former President Donald Trump. They had a search warrant to look for White House documents that may have been stashed illegally at the Florida property. The raid not only drew the outrage of Trump but from his MAGA supporters as well. There …

Nitza Soledad Perez (2022-08-10). FBI raids former President Donald Trump's home in Florida. america.cgtn.com New details are emerging one day after federal agents issued a search warrant at the Florida home of former U.S. President Trump. It's part of an investigation into the handling of potentially classified material.

_____ (2022-08-10). Where is the Deterioration of Relations between China and Japan Leading? journal-neo.org In recent years, Japanese attitudes towards China have deteriorated amidst Tokyo's policies, and the deterioration is directly related to China's growing influence in the world. As a result, today, according to a public opinion poll, 86% of Japanese already have a generally poor view of their great neighbor. There are several reasons for the dislike …

_____ (2022-08-10). In Wait for the Seventh Nuclear Test of the DPRK. journal-neo.org The speech of Kim Jong-un, which we reviewed earlier on July 27, 2022, was perceived as a sign that this time the DPRK will definitely conduct the seventh nuclear test in the very near future, and North Korean experts are waiting for a corresponding decision by Kim Jong-un. It seems that "experts" and specialists on …

_____ (2022-08-10). America, Land Of The Dying? popularresistance.org With its economic and military might, America is hard to beat on technological wonders, space exploration, and top-notch universities. But when it comes to health, a fundamental prerequisite to a fulfilling life, the US isn't delivering and hasn't been for a long time. Researchers now find that the big picture of health failings is even graver than we already knew. | Piles of studies have called attention to the fact that in the country ranking number one in healthcare spending per capita, people are living shorter lives, feeling more depressed, and are more likely to skip treatment due to cost than in many devel…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-10). US Occupation Daily Steals 66,000 Barrels Of Oil Out Of 80.000 Barrels From The Production Of Eastern Fields In Syria/ By Basma Qaddour. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: US occupation daily steals 66,000 barrels of oil out of 80.000 barrels from the production of eastern fields in Syria — Syrian Times (syriatimes.sy) DAMASCUS, Aug.9, (ST)- The Ministry of Oil and Mineral Resources has declared that the amount of oil production during the first half of this year reached about 14.5 …

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-10). Bank Of America Analysts Believe America's Bear Market In Stocks Isn't Over, New Lows Are Coming. moguldom.com Stocks may have risen from June's recent lows but market indicators suggest the bottom is not yet in sight. Prices could fall again to new lows following what amounts to a bear market rally rather than a new bull cycle, according to Bank of America. The S&P 0 was trading at $4,205.81 as of this …

Derrick Crowe (2022-08-10). People's Action Congratulates Mandela Barnes on Wisc. Primary Win. peoplesaction.org WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action congratulated progressive grassroots champion Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes on winning the Wisc. Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. People's Action and its Wisconsin affiliate, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, cited Barnes as one of the best chances progressives had to elect one of their champions in Republican-held turf in 2022. "Lt. Gov. Barnes is …

Diegoramos718 (2022-08-10). NPR Distorts History of US Invasion of Afghanistan. scheerpost.com By Bryce Greene / FAIR In the first part of a series of reports on Afghanistan, NPR host Steve Inskeep (Morning Edition, 8/5/22) interviewed current Afghan Defense Minister Mohammad Yaqoob Mujahid. In introducing Yaqoob on air, Inskeep referenced Yaqoob's father, the former head of the Taliban, Mullah Muhammad Omar: "He was the leader who refused to turn over …

Editor (2022-08-10). China's New Green Energy Plan Could Supercharge the Global Fight Against Climate Change. scheerpost.com [Brian Jeffery Beggerly / Wikimedia Commons] | By Mitchell Beer | China's fourteenth five-year plan (14FYP) shows the country could build enough wind and capacity to reach its emissions peak ahead of schedule, but continuing coal investments raise doubts. | "To the extent that the new 14FYP for renewables can meet or overperform on its goals, it would also contribute to China's effort to peak carbon emissions early and help bridge the global emission reduction gap…

Fight Back (2022-08-10). New York City protests for Gaza. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – Over 300 people gathered in front of the Friends of the IDF building on Monday, August 8 in response to the Israeli attack on Gaza over the weekend. That attack resulted in over 300 injured and at least 43 deaths, at least 15 of whom were children. | Organizers led the crowd with chants and speeches demanding freedom for Palestine. Zionists attempted to counter protest but were greatly outnumbered and outshined. by the supporters of Palestine. | The rally then turned into a march, heading into Grand Central Station and through the streets of New York. | The action was organized by Within Our Lifeti…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-10). Angela Yee Announces The Breakfast Club As We Know It Is Officially Over. moguldom.com Angela Yee caused an uproar on Black Twitter on Tuesday, Aug. 9, when she sent a tweet about "The Breakfast Club" — the popular morning show that helped make her a household name. "The breakfast club as you know it is officially over," Yee tweeted and emphasized it with a hand-heart emoji. The tweet immediately …

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-08-10). CovertAction Bulletin — Don't Let FBI's Trump Raid Fool You: They're Still Enemies of the People. covertactionmagazine.com On Monday, the FBI raided Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago, Florida home, searching for documents that may have been classified and should not have left the White House. The right wing immediately jumped to condemning the raid, with far-right Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene posting "Defund the FBI," while liberals hailed the bureau as defenders of democracy and justice. | We discuss how the right is being disingenuous and the left ahistorical in their assessments of the Bureau, and what the raid means especially in the context of an expected 2024 run by Trump, and how the continuing January 6 hearings could be impa…

Staff (2022-08-10). Plunging Gas Prices Lead to Flat CPI, Big Jump in July Real Wages. cepr.net The July Consumer Price Index data are a mixed picture. The plunge in gas prices means money in people's pockets, but food prices are still rising rapidly. There is also a mixed story on supply chain issues: new vehicle prices are still rising sharply, and the same is true with other items like household furnishings. …

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-08-10). Imperial researchers scoop £1.75m of funding for quantum physics projects. imperial.ac.uk New funding for quantum science will support researchers exploring dark energy and dark matter, quantum states of sound, and the Universe's constants.

Editor (2022-08-10). The Chris Hedges Report Podcast: John Kiriakou on Why the CIA Needs to be Abolished. scheerpost.com Click | Chris HedgesChris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize—winning journalist who was a foreign correspondent for fifteen years for The New York Times, where he served as the Middle East Bureau Chief and Balkan Bureau Chief for the paper. He…

Paulo Cabral (2022-08-10). Four men convicted in 2013 blaze freed after count overturns decision. america.cgtn.com Four men convicted in connection with a deadly nightclub fire that killed more than 200 people in Brazil are out of jail. They were freed after a court overturned their sentences.

Rodolfo Bueno (2022-08-10). China halló salida a un callejón sin salida. globalizacion.ca El Presidente Biden no podrá sacar a EEUU del atolladero en que se encuentra luego del viaje a Taiwán del presidente de la Cámara de Representantes de EEUU, Nancy Pelosi, una real provocación que se ha convertido en pesadilla de…

Jim Spellman (2022-08-10). Biden signs bill to boost domestic chip manufacturing. america.cgtn.com U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law to boost domestic chip manufacturing, will it work?>

Sarah Anderson (2022-08-10). Congress Takes Historic Step to Tax Stock Buybacks. inequality.org

Hendrik Sybrandy (2022-08-10). Denver removes anti-Chinese historical marker. america.cgtn.com A plaque deemed historically inaccurate and culturally offensive was removed in Denver. Find out more.

Sarah Anderson (2022-08-10). Dismantling the Lucky Sperm Club, One Baby Bond Program at a Time. inequality.org

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