2022-08-15: News Headlines

Lee Camp (2022-08-15). New Polls Show Almost No One Trusts Our Media Anymore. mintpressnews.com Gone are the days when the CIA secretly infiltrated American newsrooms, craftily tricking people into believing U.S. government propaganda was the real news. Nowadays, they never keep it a secret that they run the media.

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

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

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

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

Miko Peled (2022-08-15). J-Street, Andy Levin, and Liberal Zionism. mintpressnews.com Jerusalem, Palestine The liberal Zionist voice, which many people mistake for actual support for justice in Palestine, is toxic and dangerous and probably serves Israel and its brutal, racist agenda more than any other ideology.The most glaring example for this is of course

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

____ (2022-08-15). Hunger Factory: The Modern Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Part 2). transcend.org 12 Aug 2022 – While often too quickly attributing -quasi exclusively- the world unprecedented hunger tragedy to the current proxy war in Ukraine, other major causes remain hidden in plain sight.

____ (2022-08-15). Russia-Ukraine-USA/NATO: From Politics to Propaganda. transcend.org This article focus on the official narrative by NATO, especially the US, which explains the war in terms of madman Putin taking the unprovoked decision to invade Ukraine. This narrative effectively camouflages the geopolitics of the war, especially the role of the US and NATO and the possibility of negotiating peace.

____ (2022-08-15). War Propaganda about Ukraine Starting to Wear Thin. transcend.org 13 Aug 2022 – More and More Are Seeing Through the Lies – Amnesty International confirms the inconvenient truths, which many independent journalists and political observers already knew.

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

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

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

____ (2022-08-15). Ukraine Is a Wake-Up Call for Europe. transcend.org 11 Aug 2022 – It is becoming clear that U.S. neoconservatives have succeeded in creating a warmongering, anti-Russian mood in Europe through an unprecedented information war, the consequences of which will take some time to assess. It is, however, possible to identify the signs of what is to come.

____ (2022-08-15). Hunger Factory: The Miracle of the Sudden Rise and Fall of Food Prices (Part 1). transcend.org 11 Aug 2022 – How come food prices declined all of a sudden over four consecutive months? The Ukraine war began around five months ago. So? The "miracle" explained.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-15). Fuerzas de Israel asesinan a joven palestino en Jerusalén. telesurtv.net Este hecho se suma a la ofensiva de agresión israelí contra los territorios palestinos ocupados que dejó 48 muertos y heridos.

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

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

____ (2022-08-15). A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (20 Aug 1896 — 14 Nov 1977). transcend.org Swami Prabhupada was a spiritual teacher (guru) and founder of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), commonly known as the "Hare Krishna Movement". Over half a billion books authored by him were distributed since 1965. He has been described as a charismatic leader with followers scattered throughout the world.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-15). Rusia se pronuncia a favor de un mundo multipolar. telesurtv.net El presidente Vladímir Putin inauguró este lunes el foro Ejército-2022 en Patriot Park.

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

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

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

Monica Moorehead (2022-08-15). Inflation Reduction Act: white supremacy and Black farmers. workers.org Black farmers, fighting white supremacists in the South since Reconstruction to try to keep possession of their land, were dealt another blow in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Wording in that legislation, designed to give loan assistance to Black farmers, was rewritten by Democrats to remove discrimination on the . . . |

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

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

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

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

James Patrick Jordan (2022-08-15). While Claiming to Defend Freedom Around the World, the U.S. Has Dozens of Political Prisoners—and the Majority are People of Color. covertactionmagazine.com Racism is still the driving force behind U.S. political imprisonment Political imprisonment in the United States exists primarily as a tool of racist repression. It is aimed disproportionately at people of color, as well as others engaged in anti-racist struggle. Whether in the fight against racism at home or against racist foreign policies, wars, occupation …

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

A Guest Author (2022-08-15). Urgent appeal for unity and mass action: Demand Amazon and Starbucks recognize unions now! workers.org Support Amazon Workers Network The Support Amazon Workers Network issued the following call for mass solidarity actions Aug. 10. By Aug. 14 close to 200 organizations and individuals from many states and other countries have signed in support. Pro-union Starbucks workers, Lansing, Michigan. Credit: Workers United Warning: The worker organizing . . . |

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

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

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

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

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

____ (2022-08-15). The Ninth of August: Christians Killing Christians in thenewsauthor"> of Christ. transcend.org On 9 Aug 1945 an all-Christian B-29 bomber crew took off from Tinian Island in the South Pacific, with the blessings of its Catholic and Protestant chaplains. In the plane's hold was the second of the only two nuclear bombs to ever be used against human targets in wartime.

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

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: 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…

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

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

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

____ (2022-08-15). We Can't Let Them Do This: Russell Brand Interviews Matt Taibbi. transcend.org 8 Aug 2022 – War, Censorship, and the State's "Monopoly on Lying" – Mis-information and dis-information. Who should be responsible for deciding what truth we're told? We should leave that up to the government, shouldn't we?>

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Judy Greenspan (2022-08-15). Teachers and community organize to fight retaliation and violence by the Oakland School District. workers.org Oakland, California The new school year in the Oakland Unified School District began on a seriously sour and disturbing note: a physical attack on people protesting a school closure and the retaliatory firings of teachers. A student-led demonstration in spring of 2022 opposing Oakland school closures. WW Photo: Judy Greenspan . . . |

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

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

WSWS (2022-08-15). Julian Assange's US lawyers sue CIA for violating their Constitutional rights. wsws.org Assange's rights to a fair trial "have now been tainted if not destroyed," US civil rights attorney Robert Boyle told today's press conference.

____ (2022-08-15). MIT App: Improve the News. transcend.org Aug 2022 – Based in part on the SPR Media Navigator, an MIT research group has developed an online app called Improve the News that allows readers to filter and compare news based on the "political bias" and the "establishment bias" of media outlets. Their own machine learning algorithm confirmed that these are indeed the two most important dimensions of media bias.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Staff (2022-08-15). Presidente cubano reitera gratitud a mexicanos y venezolanos que apoyaron extinción de incendio en Matanzas. cubadebate.cu El primer secretario del Partido Comunista y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel, reiteró este lunes que Cuba no olvidará el apoyo de mexicanos y venezolanos que apoyaron el enfrentamiento al incendio de grandes proporciones en la base de supertanqueros de Matanzas y aseguró que siempre tendrán la gratitud y el cariño de los cubanos.

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

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

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

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-15). Corea del Sur ofrece ayuda al Norte a cambio de la desnuclearización. telesurtv.net Este martes es el Día de la Liberación Nacional, que conmemora el 77º aniversario de la independencia de Corea del dominio colonial de Japón, de 1910-45.

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

____ (2022-08-15). Sleeping at the Wheel: The Uber Files, the Media, and the Coup against Labor Rights. transcend.org 9 Aug 2022 – Uber's entire model has been about breaking—if not smashing—labor law (and worker power) through systematic misclassification.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Staff (2022-08-15). Congresistas de EEUU visitan Taiwán, China denuncia provocación y advierte sobre repuesta contundente. cubadebate.cu Menos de dos semanas después de que la presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes, Nancy Pelosi, visitara Taiwán, una delegación de congresistas llegó a esa isla para reunirse con autoridades locales. China rechazó ese paso, acusó a Washington de buscar una confrontación y advirtió que habrá una respuesta contundente a la nueva provocación.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-15). ONU insta a defender derechos de mujeres y niñas afganas. telesurtv.net Este lunes se cumplió el año del regreso al poder de los talibanes, tras vencer a las FF.AA. afganas respaldadas por EE.UU.

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

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-15). Tropas de Chad matan a diez terroristas de Boko Haram. telesurtv.net A pesar de la muerte de su líder Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram continúa perpetrando ataques contra la población civil.

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

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

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

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

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

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-15). China vive su ola de calor de mayor intensidad en 60 años. telesurtv.net Autoridades meteorológicas que 11 provincias, fundamentalmente las localizadas en la región central del país, pudieran superar valores de 40 grados de temperatura.

____ (2022-08-15). (Castellano) Belleza virtual, libertad virtual, amor virtual: øes el Metaverso nuestro futuro? transcend.org øCuándo fue la última vez que saliste afuera por la mañana para ser parte de un glorioso amanecer? øO te sentaste en una playa a ver la puesta de sol en el horizonte? øQué sientes cuando tocas la piel de un ser querido? øUn abuelo, un padre, un amante o un hijo?>

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

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

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

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

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-15). Condenan a seis años de prisión a lideresa Suu Kyi en Myanmar. telesurtv.net La derrocada lideresa de Myanmar apelará contra la nueva condena, añadida a una sentencia anterior de otros 11 años.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-15). Patrulla Fronteriza de EE.UU. rescata casi 3.000 migrantes en año fiscal 2022. telesurtv.net En las llamadas "casas de seguridad" mantienen encerrados a los migrantes y permanecen por días sin medidas sanitarias, con riesgo para su salud y para su seguridad.

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

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

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

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-15). Rusia pide que Ucrania deje de atacar central nuclear de Zaporiyia. telesurtv.net La planta nuclear de Zaporiyia, la más grande de Europa, se encuentra en la localidad ucraniana de Energodar.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-15). Gobierno de Ecuador confirma tres fallecidos tras balacera en Guayaquil. telesurtv.net Según los entes policiales, cuatro delincuentes atacaron a las víctimas en lo que se conoce como un crimen de sicariato.

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

Staff (2022-08-15). Yirmara y el periodismo al pie del peligro. cubadebate.cu Yirmara fue también quien vino con los ojos lagrimosos a darme la mejor noticia que recibió ese día. En un mensaje de voz un joven bombero le decía: "mi vida, soy el muchacho que usted entrevistó, estoy vivo". Si algo no le puede faltar a un periodista es la sensibilidad, y a Yirmara le sobra, como le sobró el valor para acercarse al peligro y mantener informado a todo un país.

Staff (2022-08-15). Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación de 850 MW durante de este lunes. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica prevé una afectación de 850 MW durante el horario diurno. Para el horario pico, la UNE estima una disponibilidad de 2 105 MW y una demanda máxima de 3 050 MW, para un déficit de 945 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 1 015 MW durante el pico.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-15). Campaña electoral iniciará este 16 de agosto en Brasil. telesurtv.net Las autoridades electorales indicaron que se han registrado más de diez candidatos oficialmente nominados a la Presidencia.

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

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-15). Nueva encuesta revela que Lula amplía ventaja frente a Bolsonaro en Brasil. telesurtv.net El fundador del Partido de los Trabajadores se separa 11 puntos porcentuales del actual mandatario de Brasil, Jair Bolsonaro.

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

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

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

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-15). Desestiman a Raúl González como superintendente de Bancos de Ecuador. telesurtv.net El nombramiento se había producido por una resolución dese el Legislativo aprobada por una mayoría de 70 votos.

Staff (2022-08-15). Cuba reporta 87 nuevos casos de COVID-19 y ningún fallecido. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este domingo 14 de agosto, Cuba reportó 87 nuevos casos de COVID-19 y 55 altas médicas. Actualmente hay 418 casos activos, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública en su parte diario.

Staff (2022-08-15). Amigo, Enemigo y Cortés, llevado por los números, y un final diferente para una fábula. cubadebate.cu Vamos con una colaboración a dos mentes entre el amigo RARJ y un servidor; en que la matemática exacta y la matemática creativa que casi siempre es recreativa están en acción. Y complementaremos con un ejercicio de creatividad sin números. Recuerden que: "Es preferible una solución insignificante salida de cabeza propia; que una genial copiada en Internet o de otro".

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-15). Exigen a Gobierno de Costa Rica aumentar fondos para educación. telesurtv.net Rechazan la propuesta del Ejecutivo de reducir el presupuesto del sector en más de 25 por ciento para el año 2023.

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

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

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

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

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

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

WSWS (2022-08-15). Environmental disaster triggers mass fish die-off in the Oder River bordering Germany and Poland. wsws.org This is an environmental disaster of enormous proportions, the cause of which has not yet been clarified and the full extent of which cannot yet be foreseen.

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

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

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-15). Tiroteos en EE.UU. provocan al menos tres fallecidos. telesurtv.net Se reportaron 11 balaceras en Little Rock, capital de Arkansas. Incidentes en ese estado y en Illinois dejan al menos seis heridos.

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

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-15). China reanuda operaciones militares en torno a Taiwán. telesurtv.net Las maniobras se producen tras la visita de un grupo estadounidense de congresistas a Taiwán, ante lo cual China remarcó que defenderá su soberanía a cualquier precio.

____ (2022-08-15). August 15 — India's Independence Day. transcend.org 'Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny and now the time has come when we shall redeem our pledge not wholly but substantially . At the stroke of midnight when the world sleeps India will wake up to life and freedom.' — Nehru…

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

____ (2022-08-15). Washington Steals over 80 Percent of Syria's Oil Output Per Day. transcend.org 10 Aug 2022 – The Syrian Oil Ministry released a statement yesterday accusing US forces occupying Syria of being responsible for the theft of most of the country's oil. The losses incurred by the trafficking campaign surpass US$100 bn, according to Syria's oil ministry.

TeleSUR, MER, JGN (2022-08-15). øQué actividades puedes hacer para relajarte en casa. telesurtv.net La acumulación del trabajo, los deberes y una mente muy activa, suelen ser elementos que afectan la tranquilidad de cada individuo.

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

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

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

____ (2022-08-15). (Castellano) Rusia-Ucrania-Estados Unidos/OTAN: De la política a la propaganda. transcend.org Este artículo se centra en la narrativa oficial de la OTAN, especialmente de los EE. UU., que explica la guerra en términos de que el loco Putin tomó la decisión no provocada de invadir Ucrania. Esta narrativa camufla efectivamente la geopolítica de la guerra, especialmente el papel de EE. UU. y la OTAN y la posibilidad de negociar la paz.

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

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

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

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

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-15). Rusia frustra atentado contra oleoducto en Volvogrado. telesurtv.net Los servicios de seguridad dijeron estar tomando medidas para frenar esas actividades y buscar a los cómplices en Rusia.

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

Dianne Mathiowetz (2022-08-15). Cops lie about death of Brianna Grier. workers.org Atlanta Marvin and Mary Grier loved their 28-year-old daughter, Brianna, who delighted in dancing and having fun with her three-year-old twin daughters. But on July 15, they were worried that she was not taking her medications for her schizophrenia diagnosis and was talking about harming herself or her children. They . . . |

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

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

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

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

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

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-15). 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….

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

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

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

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

____ (2022-08-15). Americans Rarely See the True Face of Israel's Bombing of Gaza. transcend.org 10 Aug 2022 – By shying away from graphic images of death, news organizations sanitize the violence of Israeli aggression against Palestinians. This article includes graphic images and depictions of death.

____ (2022-08-15). Nagasaki Peace Declaration on 77th Anniversary of Atomic Bombing. transcend.org Translation of the Peace Declaration read on 9 Aug 2022 by Nagasaki's Mayor, Mr. Tomihisa Taue, at a ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city, as released by the Nagasaki Municipal Government.

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

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

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-15). Rusia y ONU evalúan seguridad de central nuclear de Zaporiyia. telesurtv.net Los funcionarios intercambiaron sobre la misión de investigación sobre el ataque ucraniano contra el centro de detención de la ciudad de Elénovka.

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

Staff (2022-08-15). Vale la pena… volver a escuchar: Calentadores de línea (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Hay quienes a la ya tensa situación suman tensiones adicionales. A veces desde la ingenuidad o la faltar de percepción de los efectos. Otras desde intensiones malsanas.

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

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

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

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-15). Arriban a Venezuela bomberos que lucharon contra incendio en Cuba. telesurtv.net "Le agradezco a ustedes (bomberos) por tenderles la mano a los hermanos cubanos, arriesgando sus propias vidas", afirmó el embajador cubano en Venezuela.

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

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

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

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

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

____ (2022-08-15). Singularity: Attractors and Scenarios (Part 2). transcend.org 12 Aug 2022 -The approaching evolutionary crisis is evidently not a regular evolutionary crisis like the many others in the history of the planet-system. It is the total crisis of an evolutionary path of 4,000 million years. It can be said to be a crisis of the very critical character of the preceding evolution, a crisis of crises.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-15). China rechaza visita de legisladores de EE.UU. a Taiwán. telesurtv.net Cancillería y Ministerio de Defensa advierten de nuevas medidas para evitar actos injerencistas de la Casa Blanca en Taiwán.

____ (2022-08-15). Life and Death and More Life: Leo Tolstoy on Science, Spirituality, and Our Search for Meaning. transcend.org "A caterpillar sees itself shrivel up, but doesn't see the butterfly which flies out of it." "How can a creature who will certainly die have an understanding of things that will exist forever?"

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

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

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

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

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

____ (2022-08-15). Can We Please Have an Adult Conversation about China? transcend.org 11 Aug 2022 – 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.

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