Monthly Archives: May 2022

2022-05-31: News Headlines

Staff (2022-05-31). NATO nations' heads of military intelligence, Ukrainian counterpart, held secret meeting in Prague. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Czech News AgencyMay 30, 2022 Chiefs of NATO secret military services met in Prague last week Heads of military intelligence services of NATO countries met in Prague last week and allies joined the meeting too, as well as their Ukrainian counterpart who attended via videoconference, military intelligence spokesman Jan Pejsek told ƒåTK today. The event …

____ (2022-05-31). US gives Ukraine blank check for strikes inside Russia. wsws.org With the ink barely dry on the $40 billion weapons and aid package signed May 21 by the Biden administration, the United States is further expanding the range of long-range weapons it is flooding into Ukraine, vastly enlarging the terrain over which the war is being fought.

Editor2 (2022-05-31). W. Bush's Iraq/Ukraine Slip &#1 ; Same Truth as Kerry's 'Implode'/'Sanctions' Iran Slip in 2013. orinocotribune.com By Ramin Mazaheri &#1 ; May 25, 2022 | The clip of George W. Bush's attempt to condemn Russia's military operation in Ukraine but instead referring to his own autocratic warmongering in Iraq exploded across the internet. | I saw the clip and, perhaps like many, watched it several times in succession. I even found myself returning to it several more times. There is so much to be said about it, and it says so much. It perfectly sums up where we were 20 years ago, the state of the world today, the political gullibility of many, decades if not centuries of US history, counterposes the absolutely different last centur…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-31). Sen. Portman Crosses Into Ukraine, Calls on US to Send MLRS Rockets. news.antiwar.com Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) Portman briefly entered Ukraine while visiting the Ukraine-Moldova border, making him the latest US lawmaker to set foot on Ukrainian territory and push for more US arms to be shipped to the country. | Portman wrote on Twitter that the administration must "immediately" send the MLRS, which Ukraine has been requesting. "The admin…

Norman Solomon (2022-05-31). "Gun control" is a great idea — and what about for the U.S. military too? zcomm.org Believe it or not, the U.S. military kills about as many civilians every year as die from gun violence at home…

Vijay Prashad (2022-05-31). And Then There Was No More Empire all of a Sudden. orinocotribune.com By Vijay Prashad empty | Empire denies its own existence. It does not exist as an empire but only as benevolence, with its mission to spread human rights and sustainable development across the world. However, that perspective means nothing in Havana nor in Caracas, where 'human rights' has come to mean regime change, and where 'sustainable development' has come to mean the throttling of their people through sanctions and blockades. It is from the standpoint of the victims of empire that clarity comes. | US President Joe Biden is to host the Summit of the Americas in June, where he hopes to deepen Was…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-31). Ukraine's Unity is Crumbling Amid Serious Military Losses in the Donbass. libya360.wordpress.com Vladislav Ugolniy The recent advances of the Russian army have taken their toll on society and are a major setback for the leadership's motivational efforts Ukrainians appear to be losing unity amid military defeats in the Donbass and the economic crisis in the rest of the country. The surge of patriotism that arose when the…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-31). In Video: First Interview Of 'Volyna', Leader Of Mariupol Garrison In Azovstal. southfront.org emptyMore than 2 thousand Ukrainian prisoners of war from the Azovstal plant in Mariupol are currently detained in a prison camp. There are fighters of Ukrainian nationalist Azov regiment, marines, border guards, including the entire command of the defeated Mariupol garrison. | The first trial in the case of war crimes of Ukrainian nationalists in the Donbass region may be held before the end of summer, according to the head of the Donetsk People's Republic Denis Pushilin. All those who surrend…

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-05-31). DHS 'Concerned' Over Nazis Returning to US After Fighting in Ukraine. Why Isn't the Media? mintpressnews.com US corporate media has provided glowing coverage to Paul Gray, a notorious American white nationalist fighting in Ukraine. A DHS document warns he's not the only US fascist drawn to Kyiv.

Contributing Writers (2022-05-31). The West Supports Nazis in Ukraine/ Report by Pearson Sharp. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-31). Why is Eritrea Supporting Russia? libya360.wordpress.com Dmitry Bokarev After the Russian Federation launched a special military operation to de-Nazify Ukraine, there have been quite a few participants in the international community who turned out to be ready to openly support the Kremlin. A new force has appeared among those that always approve of Russia's actions (Belarus, Syria, and North Korea) —…

Jessica Buxbaum (2022-05-31). As More Students, Faculty Back BDS, American Universities Maintain Apartheid Ties. mintpressnews.com TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — This month,

Vijay Prashad (2022-05-31). Mali ejects the French military. mronline.org In the first two weeks of May 2022, the Malian military government ejected the French military and withdrew from the French political project, G5 Sahel. Deep resentment spread across Mali because of the civilian casualties from French military attacks and because of the French government's arrogant attitude towards the Malian government.

_____ (2022-05-31). Complaint Filed On South Dakota Senators For Unlawful Activity. popularresistance.org Rapid City, SD – A complaint has been filed with the Senate Ethics Committee in Washington, DC, regarding unlawful activity by both South Dakota Senators, Mike Rounds (R-SD) and John Thune (R-SD). | Electronically filed with the Senate Ethics Committee on empty, the Complaint was sent in by four former patients of the Sioux San Indian Health Service Health Facility (Sioux San) in Rapid City. The complaint states that both Senators pressured the Indian Health Service (IHS) to enter into an unlawful contract for the administration of the Sioux San IHS Health Facility with one of their own non-profit corporat…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-31). A New War is Being Prepared for After the Defeat in the Face of Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Thierry Meyssan The Straussian government gathered 85 states in Marrakech to plan the next war in the Sahel. Tens of billions of dollars in weapons, officially destined for the war in Ukraine, are already piling up in the Balkans before being delivered to Daesh jihadists On the front of the stage, Nato assures that it…

_____ (2022-05-31). What Turkey Tries to Achieve by Opposing NATO's Expansion. journal-neo.org Internal divisions in NATO are not a new phenomenon, with tensions between Turkey, due to its ties with Moscow, and the US and the rest of NATO being its primary manifestation. Turkey's recent objections to NATO's expansion by including two Nordic states of Sweden and Finland reveals, yet again, that the organisation is far from …

Staff (2022-05-31). NATO holds air attack exercise in Slovenia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air Command Slovenia hosts tenth JTAC exercise Adriatic Strike From May 29 to Jun 3, the Republic of Slovenia will host the multi-national live-fly Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) exercise Adriatic Strike 2022 for the tenth consecutive time. The Slovenian Armed Forces will host around 6 participants from 25 Allied and Partner nations bringing …

Staff (2022-05-31). 45 ships, 75 planes: NATO Baltic war games begin in five days. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Naval Striking and Support Forces NATOMay 30, 2022 BALTOPS 22 to kick off in June Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 22, the 51st iteration of the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, takes place from June 5-17. Fourteen NATO Allies, two NATO partner nations, over 45 ships, more than 75 aircraft, and approximately 7,000 personnel will …

Staff (2022-05-31). Turkey invokes NATO's Article 5 to oppose Finnish, Swedish accession. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Upshot: NATO must support Turkey's wars in Iraq and Syria, and of course its war against the PKK in Turkey itself. ==== Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 31, 2022 Nordic states' admission to NATO risk for alliance: Erdogan The admission of Sweden and Finland to NATO entails risks to Turkey's security and the future of the alliance, …

Staff (2022-05-31). NATO Parliamentary Assembly pushes Georgia's membership, subjugation of Abkhazia, S. Ossetia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 31, 2022 NATO discusses Ukraine war, strengthening alliance in Assembly involving Georgia's Parliamentary delegation …Ukraine [and] strengthening NATO and adapting it to the growing threats were discussed in a Parliamentary Assembly of the alliance in Vilnius between Friday and Monday, with the Permanent Delegation of the Parliament of Georgia involved. Led by Irakli Beraia, …

Staff (2022-05-31). Crossroads of three continents: NATO chief, Spanish king hail 40 years of NATO's global conflicts. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMay 30, 2022 Speech by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the ceremony marking the 40th Anniversary of Spain's accession to NATO Your Majesty, Prime Minister, excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, it is really an honour and pleasure to be here today with you to celebrate 40 years of Spain within the NATO Alliance. And I …

Staff (2022-05-31). Military at NATO level: Japan "can't be onlooker" in U.S. vs China/Russia conflict. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 31, 2022 Japan may need to boost defense costs to 10 tril. yen: think tank Japan may need to increase its annual defense costs to as much as 10 trillion yen ($80 billion) from the current nearly 6 trillion yen to deal with China's growing military threat, a Defense Ministry think tank said …

Staff (2022-05-31). U.S. senator's surprise visit to Taiwan triggers massive Chinese military response. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Duckworth formerly represented a congressional district west of Chicago. Her mother is ethnic Chinese from Thailand; her father, who served in both the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, in World War II and the Vietnam War, boasted that members of his family had fought in every American armed conflict since the Revolutionary War. She herself …

Contributing Writers (2022-05-31). Former U.S. Colonel and Virginia Senator Richard Black on the West's War On Syria. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Staff (2022-05-31). Turkey has fought wars for NATO for 70 years: Erdogan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyMay 31, 2022 Erdogan: "Turkey has been a stabilising power and a force for good in Caucasus" Turkey has been a proud and indispensable NATO ally for 70 years, said Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish President in an article published in "The Economist", APA reports. Our country joined the alliance in 1952, having sent …

Staff (2022-05-31). As Ankara threatens France, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Greece. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The alliance of democratic states. Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 31, 2022 Turkey summons French, German envoys over PKK activities Turkey has summoned ambassadors of France and Germany over the activities of the terrorist organization PKK on their territories, warning all NATO members, as well as Sweden and Finland, who wish to join the alliance, to end …

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-31). Divisions Grow Among NATO Members Over Support for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com European officials told The Wall Street Journal Tuesday that divisions between NATO members on how much support to provide Ukraine have been growing in recent weeks. On one side, Western European nations led by France and Germany are reluctant to send Ukraine heavy weapons, have maintained dialogue with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and are calling …

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-31). European Union reaches agreement to ban Russian oil imports. peoplesdispatch.org The sanctions will immediately impact two-thirds of Russian crude oil imports which are transferred via the sea. Following opposition by Hungary, the remaining one-third which is supplied through the Druzhba pipeline is temporarily exempt…

_____ (2022-05-31). The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework And The Decline Of American Empire. popularresistance.org U.S. President Joe Biden is in trouble. The crisis of legitimacy afflicting his administration continues to worsen. A new AP-NORC poll suggests that Biden's approval rating is now 39 percent, with the biggest drop coming from registered Democrats. Only two of ten adults believe that the United States is heading in the right direction, down from three of ten just one month ago. Rising inflation and shortages in basic needs such as baby formula have played a major role in Biden's declining popularity, as has an undue focus on prolonging the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The Biden administration is set to send $40 billio…

Editor2 (2022-05-31). Beyond International Law &#1 ; The Soviet Donation of Crimea to Ukraine in 1954. orinocotribune.com By Peter Reinert &#1 ; May 22, 2022 | The 1954 donation of Crimea to Ukraine at no point respected the obligations of international law and is therefore legally worthless. After its secession from the Soviet Union, the Ukrainian state took over the authoritarian legacy and made itself the illegitimate owner of the peninsula. Since then, the population fought for their independence and statehood, until joining the Russian Federation. | ________________________ | This article from the German language DE-RT website was translated by the New Cold War editorial team with written permission from the publisher. | Click…

Misión Verdad (2022-05-31). Myths of the War in Ukraine. orinocotribune.com Since the beginning of Russia's special military operation in Ukraine, the Western-aligned media has promoted a series of myths which immediately fall apart when compared to the reality on the battlefield. | Javier Couso Permuy, a Spanish politician and former deputy in the European parliament, has dismantled these propaganda narratives on one of his Twitter threads, where he exposes the true dirty players of this war. What follows is a summary of these debunked myths: | May 30, 2022 | _____ (2022-05-31). The Collective Security Treaty Organization &#1 ; Guarding the Southern Borders of the CIS. journal-neo.org Following the launch of Russia's special military operation in Ukraine, the Russian and international media reports on Russian military issues have focused mainly on the war in Ukraine. There has been much less interest in other important issues involving the Russian military, including Russia's involvement in the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), which exists to …

Staff (2022-05-31). After use in Ukraine, "whole world is a customer" for Turkish combat drone. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com InsiderMay 30, 2022 'The whole world' is racing to buy the drones that have helped Ukrainians obliterate Russian tanks and missile launchers, their designer says "The whole world" wants to buy the Bayraktar TB2 drone, its designer recently told Reuters. Turkish firm Baykar Technologies designed the aerial weapon, which launches laser-guided missiles. The drone has …

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-31). Progressives in Denmark call to vote 'No' in upcoming EU defense opt-out referendum. peoplesdispatch.org In the backdrop of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, pro-EU sections have pushed to abolish Denmark's defense opt-out policy and to integrate the country into the EU's defense formations and military maneuvers…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-31). War Within the War: The Fight Over Land and Genetically Engineered Agriculture. libya360.wordpress.com Mitchel Cohen Soon we shall be covered by wheat. Did you say, wheat? Wheat, wheat. — from Woody Allen's "Love and Death"[1] Ten months before Russian troops poured into Ukraine, that country's President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a bill into law authorizing the private sale of farmland, reversing a moratorium that had been in place since…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-31). Battle For Severodonetsk: Russian-Led Forces Control Half Of The City (Videos). southfront.org emptyAs of May 31, Russian-led forces are in control of about half of the city of Severodonetsk. Advancing from the northern, nrth-eastern and south-eastern directions, thay have already repelled the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) from the residential areas on the outskirts of the city as well as from some central districts. Ukrainian units are retreating to the city of Lisichansk and reinforce their positions in a new fortress of the Ukrainian resistance,…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-31). Military Situation In Ukraine On May 31, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org emptyRussia attacked military assets of the AFU near Raigorodok with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Nikolaevka with high-precision missiles; | On May 30, 290 AFU members were killed and 23 weapons and military equipment were destroyed by the Russian Armed Forces, according to the Russian MOD; | Russian air defense systems shot down 6 Ukrainian drones near Donetsk, Makeevka in the Donetsk region, Popasnaya in the Lugansk region, Liptsy,…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-31). Military Situation In Severodonetsk-Lisichansk Region On May 31, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org emptyMORE ON THE TOPIC: : |

Lucystock (2022-05-31). The Weekly Round-up: children's social care, traveller discrimination and Ukraine war crime verdictsÔøº. ukhumanrightsblog.com 30 May 2022 by Lucy Stock In the news: On Monday 23, the Russian tank commander Vadim Shishimarin was sentenced to life in prison by a court in Kyviv. He previously pleaded guilty to killing Oleksandr Shelypov, 62. Shishmarin's trial has been closely watched by investigators collecting evidence of possible war crimes to bring before …

_____ (2022-05-31). The Chris Hedges Report: How To Defeat The Billionaire Class. popularresistance.org Since being elected to office in 2013, Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and her socialist party have been locked in a bitter battle against the city's moneyed elites, who have poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into a corporate PAC called "A Better Seattle" and saturated television and digital platforms with negative advertising. Sawant is hated because she is effective. Following a three-year struggle against the richest man in the world—Jeff Bezos—and his political establishment, she and her allies pushed through a tax on big business that increased city revenues by an estimated $210 to…

____ (2022-05-31). New Zealand PM in the US promotes internet censorship, downplays pandemic. wsws.org In public statements ahead of her meeting with President Biden, Prime Minister Ardern called for greater censorship of social media, and promoted the lie that the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

____ (2022-05-31). Parents and teachers defend Seattle principal fired for exposing district's abandonment of contact tracing. wsws.org Parents and teachers from across Oregon and Washington voiced their support for principal Catherine Brown, who has been fired for alerting the community to changes made to the COVID-19 Guidelines in January, at the height of the Omicron surge.

____ (2022-05-31). Officials, media spread complacency as US enters third summer of COVID infections and death. wsws.org At the Memorial Day weekend, traditionally the start of summer festivals and other mass social activities in the United States, coronavirus infections are at six times the level of a year ago.

TeleSUR -ysm -HIM (2022-05-31). Bolivia prevé quinta ola de Covid-19 ante alza de contagios. telesurtv.net En las últimas tres semanas epidemiológicas, el país andino ha reportado 3.097 nuevos casos positivos.

Staff (2022-05-31). Cuba reporta 29 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 45 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del día de ayer, 30 de mayo, se encuentran ingresados un total de 1 213 pacientes, sospechosos 1 006, en vigilancia 31 y confirmados activos 176. Para la COVID-19 se realizaron un total de 3 238 muestras para la vigilancia en el día, resultando positivas 29. El país acumula 13 864 771 muestras realizadas y 1 105 319 positivas.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-31). Shanghái presenta plan de recuperación económica tras cierre. telesurtv.net Este proyecto se conoce cuando las autoridades sanitarias de Shanghái anunciaron este lunes el fin del confinamiento por Covid-19 para el día 1 de junio.

Ruth Miller (2022-05-31). Indigenous Organizers in Alaska Lead the Way Toward Livable Climate Future. zcomm.org Please Help ZNet Source: Truthout In the United States, the public and politicians are moving in opposite directions on climate change. Grassroots environmental activism is spreading on the local state, regional and national levels, while Congress generally continues with a "business-as-usual" approach, rejecting the foremost way to avoid the

Javier Guerrero, Carlos Osorio (2022-05-31). Historic election in Colombia: Progressive challenger vs. rebranded right wing establishment. liberationnews.org The progressive ticket of Gustavo Petro and Francia Marquez of the Pacto Historico (Historic Pact) leftist alliance came in first in Sunday's Colombian presidential election, capturing more than 40% of the vote.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-31). Cuba's Nonalignment: A Foreign Policy of Peace and Socialism. libya360.wordpress.com Manolo De Los Santos Fidel Castro, president of Cuba, at a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly of 1960 In Cuba, "nonalignment" has never meant being neutral, and has always meant being opposed to attempts to divide humanity Though Bandung in Indonesia and Havana in Cuba couldn't be farther apart geographically—with each city located…

Steve Lalla (2022-05-31). No Mention of Uyghur 'Genocide' After UN Human Rights Commissioner Visits Xinjiang. orinocotribune.com May 30, 2022 (OrinocoTribune.com)—Saturday, May 28, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, wrapped up her six-day visit to the People's Republic of China by meeting virtually with the country's president, Xi Jinping. | Bachelet visited China at a time when the country is being victimized by accusations that it is carrying out a genocide against the Uyghur population of the country's Xinjiang region. These claims frequently cite research and publications issued by Adrian Zenz, senior fellow at the anti-communist think-tank Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, establish…

Editor (2022-05-31). If You Watch TV or Use the Internet, You Want a Functional FCC. scheerpost.com [ By Most Americans don't think much about the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC. But if you watch TV, use the internet, or own a phone, it plays a major role in your life. | The FCC regulates the airwaves, including the corporations that own your local TV and radio stations. And it plays an important role in making sure the Internet is…

Editor (2022-05-31). Report card on a failing economic system. mronline.org On Friday, May 6, the Federal Reserve released data showing that consumer credit (debt) has been accelerating since the fourth quarter of last year, with revolving credit (largely credit card debt) speeding up at an even greater pace since the third quarter of 2021.

Editor (2022-05-31). Who is to blame for 30 years of climate change inertia? mronline.org Two new books trace the history of global inaction over the climate emergency, and seek to identify the culprits.

John Helmer (2022-05-31). The Oligarchs play their cards—that's the loyalty card, the get out of jail free card, the rewards redemption card. mronline.org The Russian regime-change theory motivating U.S. sanctions against the Russian oligarchs is that they will trigger a palace coup in which the oligarchs will arrange a bullet for President Vladimir Putin's head, and in return the U.S. will give them back the keys to their yachts, mansions, and offshore bank accounts.

_____ (2022-05-31). South Korea's President Demonstrates Unusual Behavoir. journal-neo.org In materials dedicated to the new President of South Korea Yoon Seok-yeol, the author constantly emphasizes that it is wrong to perceive him as a typical representative of the conservative camp. Of course, part of his politics is dictated by him becoming president as the candidate from the People Power Party (PPP), but his personal …

_____ (2022-05-31). Washington's Attempts to Approach Riyadh have So Far Failed to Produce Results. journal-neo.org The current White House administration, in its blatantly Russophobic policy of imposing restrictive sanctions on the world's energy purchases from Russia, is not only struggling to cope with rising global oil prices, but also with the record cost of motor fuel at US gas stations, despite its best efforts. Amid a lack of progress in …

Anonymous765 (2022-05-31). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — May 31, 2022. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | empty Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier air w…

Anurag Deb (2022-05-31). The Northern Ireland Legacy Bill: Reconciliation or restriction? ukhumanrightsblog.com In 1998, people across the island of Ireland overwhelmingly endorsed the Good Friday Agreement, in a historic decision which signalled hope for a post-sectarian, post-conflict future. The UK Parliament responded to this popular mandate by returning devolution to Northern Ireland. On 24 May 2022, the reverse happened: in the face of vehement opposition from Northern …

Gisela Perez Kusakawa (2022-05-31). From Japanese American Incarceration to the China Initiative, Discrimination Against AAPI Communities Must End. aclu.org More than 75 years after the systematic incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, the U.S. Justice Department launched the "China Initiative," inciting widespread fear of racial profiling for Asian Americans across the country. This year, as Asian Americans Advancing Justice — AAJC commemorates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), we reflect on the exclusion, traumatization, and scapegoating of our communities under the pretext of national security. | We fight for visibility in our country's history to stop a cyclical pattern of discrimination and profiling. We recognize the resi…

Prabhat Patnaik (2022-05-31). Reflections on the Sri Lankan economic crisis. mronline.org The American establishment and the new cold-warriors of that country put the blame on the Sri Lankan government's developing close economic relations with China (and we shall no doubt hear much more of it in the coming days); others blame the sheer "irresponsibility" of the government which is accused of "sleeping" when Sri Lanka's external debt was building up.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-31). Military Situation In Syria On May 31, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org emptyOn May 31, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 5 times: 1 &#1 ; in Latakia province, 2 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 2 &#1 ; in Hama province; | On May 31, Russian warplanes struck ISIS hideouts in Tadmur deserts; | On May 31, Russian warplanes struck ISIS hideouts in Rasafah deserts; | On May 30, a civilian was killed by a drone strike carried out by the Turkish Army near Qamishli city; | On May 30, artillery of Turkish-backed f…

____ (2022-05-31). Trader Joe's cut retirement benefits during pandemic. wsws.org The standard 10 percent contribution was slashed to 5 percent for most workers, taking thousands of dollars from employees.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to know if your teen needs mental health support. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Teenagers are experiencing higher rates of mental health issues during the pandemic. Dr. Marcie Billings, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, says 1 in 5 youth will have a mental health issue in their teen years. Here's what to watch for. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/-WF6NzZpHhc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 57) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. The number of teens needing mental health support…

Ralph Nader (2022-05-31). Is Corporate Criminal Law Heading for Extinction? zcomm.org Lawlessness is now so rampant that a group of realistic law professors claim there is no corporate criminal law.

_____ (2022-05-31). Supreme Court's Latest Decision Devastating For Death Row Inmates. popularresistance.org On May 23, 2022, the Supreme Court issued yet another decision that does greater injustice to the US criminal (in)justice system. It ruled that state prisoners cannot submit claims of inadequate counsel to federal courts, thereby adding yet another barrier to those on death row who are seeking relief amidst serious concerns that justice was not served. | In a 6-3 opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote for the majority and did not defend a constitutional right, purportedly the Court's job, but rather expressed system concerns, asserting that the federal courts must "afford unwavering respect to the centrality of t…

Contributing Writers (2022-05-31). Analyst: Turkey to commit 'supreme international war crimes' with new offensive in Syria. marktaliano.net A political commentator says Turkey would be committing "supreme international war crimes" by launching a new military operation in Syria with the alleged aim of securing its southern borders, and that Ankara's plan to establish a buffer zone in the Arab country's north is nothing but a lie and a fake pretext. Canadian writer and …

Amarynth (2022-05-31). Europe now cheats or suffers. thesaker.is by Jorge Vilches for the Saker Blog Europe has now painted itself into an infamous corner with only two choices left, nothing else. Both are definitely bad and terribly expensive…

Amarynth (2022-05-31). The Sanctioned Ones: How Iran-Russia are setting new rules. thesaker.is While China, keen to ward off US sanctions as long as possible, is lagging, its RIC partners Iran and Russia are doing the legwork to break the west's global financial…

Amarynth (2022-05-31). Who are they, really? Ask a reporter who's seen a million Yellow Vest faces. thesaker.is by Ramin Mazaheri for the Saker blog If I am permitted only one word to describe the Yellow Vests it is this: civic-minded. They are always referring to the common…

Amarynth (2022-05-31). Moscow, do not believe in (Belgradian) tears! thesaker.is By Vi≈°eslav Simiƒá for the Saker Blog &#1 ; Official Belgrade and Belgradian cultural and ecclesiastical "elites" are not only "unfriendly"[1] but are your enemies! It is now over 100 years…

_____ (2022-05-31). Does America Stand For Guns Or For Sanity? popularresistance.org Above photo: Ann Wright at rally in Houston. On Memorial Day where our country honors its wars and its war dead, it seems to me that too many in our country have adopted a new pledge of allegiance: I pledge allegiance to the guns of the United States Of America and to the gun lobbies …

_____ (2022-05-31). Colombian Left May Be On The Verge Of Winning Power. popularresistance.org The Colombian Left has seen its greatest electoral successes ever in 2022. In March, during the combined congressional general election and presidential primary (yes, they do both on the same day), for the first time ever, the Left party alliance won the most congressional seats of any party, and the two Left presidential candidates came in first and third, respectively, in votes received across all parties. The governing right-wing party has almost totally collapsed, winning only 12% of the vote. Those elected to Congress in March included a few leaders of an historic general strike last May, including a college…

_____ (2022-05-31). Environmental Groups Release New Oil And Gas Threats Map. popularresistance.org In an effort to pressure President Joe Biden's administration to enact stronger oil and gas regulations, national environmental advocacy groups have released a new map that shows where people's health is threatened by extraction. | Earthworks and FracTrack Alliance coordinated to create the map using publicly-available data and peer-reviewed science. | The map is available online and people can type in their address to see how many production facilities are located within half a mile of their house. | According to the map, more than 144,000 New Mexicans live within half a mile of an oil or gas production site. Mo…

Staff (2022-05-31). Tomorrow: Orinoco Tribune Editorial Room Talk #3—Colombia: Elections, Internal Crisis & Regional Threat. orinocotribune.com Editorial note: This is a friendly reminder for the

Ann Brown (2022-05-31). Director And Writer Of Classic 'Love Jones' Never Got Another Chance: 13 Things To Know. moguldom.com In 1997, young Black filmmaker Theodore Witcher debuted his first movie, "Love Jones," a small film that explored Black love and failed as a blockbuster hit but went on to become a cult classic. Featuring two well-liked and attractive lead actors, Nia Long and actor Larenz Tate, the refined love story did not take Hollywood …

Ann Brown (2022-05-31). Chicago Pastor: I Raised $12M For Community Youth Center In Chicago But BLM Won't Help Me Get The Rest. moguldom.com A pastor in Chicago has been trying to raise funds to build a community center on the city's troubled South Side and he said he reached out to Black Lives Matter for help in the fundraising but did not get a response. Since November 2021, Chicago pastor Rev. Corey B. Brooks has lived on the …

Ann Brown (2022-05-31). Is The New Bakari Sellers-Endorsed PAC A Black Front Group For AIPAC And Wall Street? moguldom.com Democrat Bakari Sellers is putting his support behind a new political action committee called Urban Empowerment Action PAC — a coalition of Black and Jewish business leaders. This is raising questions about the PAC's purpose, such as whether it's a Black front for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and Wall Street. A PAC …

Ann Brown (2022-05-31). Black America Praises Gervonta Davis After Boxing Knockout Of Rolly Romero. moguldom.com The much-anticipated boxing match between Gervonta "Tank" Davis and Rolando "Rolly" Romero was well worth the hype in the WBA lightweight championship, according to Black America. Davis retained his WBA (regular) lightweight title, stopping Romero in the sixth round. During the match, which took place May 29 before 18,970 attendees in a sold-out crowd at New York City's …

Ann Brown (2022-05-31). DJ Quik's Son, Liasion For Compton City Councilman Isaac Galvan, Arrested For Murder By Downey Police After Fight. moguldom.com The son of hip-hop star DJ Quik was arrested on a murder charge on May 25 in Los Angeles. DJ Quik's son, David M. Blake Jr., 27, works as a liaison for embattled Compton City Councilman Isaac Galvan — a job that, by definition, involves co-operation and the exchange of information. DJ Quik is a …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-31). Black America Takes Sides Between DL Hughley And Mo'Nique Beef: 3 Things To Know. moguldom.com Comedians D.L. Hughley and Mo'Nique are beefing and Black America has plenty to say about it. Some are Team DL while others are Team Mo'Nique. Many have been eagerly following the spat between the veteran jokesters. Some are highly entertained while others say it is no laughing matter. Here are three things to know about …

Matt Sedlar (2022-05-31). Who Cashes in After a California Wildfire? cepr.net There is no denying that climate change is going to create more jobs in the disaster-recovery industry. But whether those are jobs with strong worker protections and fair pay depends on government reassessing its role in dealing with this consequence of a hotter planet.

Staff (2022-05-31). Turkish party leader demands twelve Greek islands. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 31, 2022 MHP leader warns against US bases in Greece Nine military bases established by the United States in Greece are a threat to Turkey's national security, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahàßeli said on May 31. "With its harassment and provocations, Greece is playing with fire," Bahàßeli said addressing …

Staff (2022-05-31). Georgian ruling party continues to resist broader war in former USSR. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The MessengerMay 30, 2022 Military Support for Will not be Considered, Irakli Kobakhidze Says Georgian Dream chairman Irakli Kobakhidze told the press the Ukrainian government is in a state of diplomatic demarche towards Georgia. According to him, the visit of the Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili at such times is connected with obstacles. When asked by …

Russiancouncil.ru (2022-05-31). Presentation of the Special Issue of the Journal "Maraya International" russiancouncil.ru On May 27, 2022, a presentation of a special issue of the Journal "Maraya International" took place at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-31). Daily Round-up | Colombian presidential election & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we look at the results of the Colombia's presidential election, the killing of protesters in Sudan and the 'Flag March' in occupied East Jerusalem…

____ (2022-05-31). Australian Labor government grants Tamil refugee family only insecure bridging visas. wsws.org While the Murugappan family can soon return to Biloela, the Queensland regional working-class town whose residents led the fight for their freedom, the threat of deportation still hangs over them.

____ (2022-05-31). New Australian Liberal leader doubles down on "prepare for war" call. wsws.org Peter Dutton is known for his authoritarian, militarist and war-mongering anti-China positions, more even than the man he replaced—ex-Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

____ (2022-05-31). Central banks tighten interest rates amid warnings of social crisis. wsws.org The interest rate hikes, imposed to clamp down on workers' wages demands in the face of the highest inflation in 40 years, threaten to set off turmoil in financial markets bloated by decades of ultra-easy money.

____ (2022-05-31). 15,000 Minnesota nurses prepare for fight as contracts expire. wsws.org Minnesota nurses, whose contracts expire on May 31 and June 30, are determined to defend and improve health care.

____ (2022-05-31). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org The Colon City Unity Coalition announced that actions protesting the high cost of living will continue while teachers in Zacatecas state blocked streets and rallied last week.

Staff (2022-05-31). Cuba enfrentará a Guadalupe en su debut en la Liga de Naciones de fútbol (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La selección nacional de fútbol está lista para participar en Liga de Naciones, según confirmó en conferencia de prensa Oliet Rodríguez, presidente de la Asociación Cubana de la disciplina y otros directivos. Los cubanos debutarán el día 2 de junio como visitantes ante Guadalupe, por lo que gran parte del equipo saldrá este martes a las 2: 00 p.m. en un vuelo charter.

Jason Ditz (2022-05-31). Israeli PM Claims Proof Iran Spied on IAEA. news.antiwar.com Last week, Israel accused Iran of having secretly spied on the IAEA, stealing documents to know what the IAEA was interested in, Israeli PM Naftali Bennett doubled down on the allegations Tuesday claiming that he knew it was true because he was holding the documentation in his hands. | Bennett said that there were over 100 pages of Persian language pages of specific plots on what they were doing. Israe…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-31). Fiscalía peruana retoma búsqueda de restos del caso La Cantuta. telesurtv.net De los 10 asesinados en el caso La Cantuta aún falta ubicar a cinco.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). Mayo Clinic celebrates successful peregrine falcon banding. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic staff weighed, named and banded four healthy peregrine falcon chicks on Wednesday, May 25. The chicks have been nesting in a box atop the Mayo Building in downtown Rochester. This year's banding comes as Mayo Clinic celebrates the 35th anniversary of its Peregrine Falcon Program. During the banding process, Jackie Fallon, a naturalist with the Mayo Clinic Peregrine Falcon Program, determined peregrine falcon parents Hattie and Orton had 2 females and 2 males. More…

Staff (2022-05-31). Alertan sobre posible desarrollo ciclónico en el Caribe e intensas lluvias para occidente y centro de Cuba. cubadebate.cu Durante los próximos días se prevé que se mantengan las lluvias en las regiones occidental y central de nuestro país, las que serán fuertes e intensas, principalmente a partir del día 2 de junio. A pesar de no existir aún un sistema organizado, los modelos muestran la posibilidad de un desarrollo ciclónico tropical o subtropical en las próximas 48 a 72 horas.

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-05-31). Migration crisis a top priority for upcoming Summit of the Americas. america.cgtn.com As western hemisphere leaders meet in Los Angeles this week, one major issue facing the region is migration.

Paulo Cabral (2022-05-31). Torrential rains in Brazil kills scores of people, leaves thousands displaced. america.cgtn.com Dozens of people have already been killed in rain-related disasters in the region since Wednesday – with the deadliest events thousands of others had their homes destroyed or had left due to the danger of new landslides.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-05-31). Gobierno de Chile prorroga estado de excepción en Macrozona Sur. telesurtv.net En mayo la Coordinadora Mapuche Arauco Malleco hizo un llamado al Pueblo Nación Mapuche "a organizar la resistencia armada por la autonomía por el territorio".

Jason Ditz (2022-05-31). Iraq Factions Are Still Short of Forming Government. news.antiwar.com Months after the October 10 Iraq election, the Sadrist movement's effort to try to cobble a 73-seat plurality into a government of a 329-seat parliament The best case right now is about 180 supporters, short of the 220 needed for the presidency to pass a vote. Boycotts have so far made voting all but impossible. | Another deal needs to be made to advance, but Sadr has ruled out partnering with the other Shi'ites, and those Shi'ites are constantly working to st…

Editor2 (2022-05-31). Díaz-Canel: The Voice of Cuba will be Heard at the Ninth Summit of the Americas. orinocotribune.com President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez thanked countries which have taken a courageous, dignified position, denouncing exclusions from the Summit of the Americas, and stated that he will not attend the meeting, in any case | The First Secretary of the Communist Party Central Committee and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, speaking yesterday during a meeting of the Council of Ministers, reiterated Cuba's positions and principles in relation to the upcoming Ninth Summit of the Americas, which It will take place June 6-10, in the U.S. city of Los Angeles. | We all know, he emphasized, that the gov…

Amarynth (2022-05-31). IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION & open thread. thesaker.is We encountered a technical issue on The Saker Blog. This necessitated a system restore back to yesterday morning. Herb informs me that it is the first time on our production…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Community leaders are key to reaching people underrepresented in research. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org To address health disparities and reach underserved communities, work is underway at Mayo Clinic to raise up community voices through community engagement. "Community engagement is an ongoing process," explains Dr. Chyke Doubeni, director of Mayo Clinic's Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research. "It's a partnership or collaboration among organizational entities and members of the community. And the sole purpose of this is to solve problems and address priorities that a community sees as…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). Cancer and mental health: Mayo Clinic expert dispels myths. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Everyone with cancer experiences it differently and all emotions are valid and important, regardless of the mix or intensity. Shawna Ehlers, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic psychologist and psycho-oncology expert, helps patients cope with the burden of their cancer diagnosis. That includes dispelling myths that stress in their lives caused their cancer or that depression must be suffered through during cancer treatment. "If I had one thing that I could tell all cancer…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-05-31). Asamblea de Pueblos del Caribe llama a no acudir a Cumbre en EE.UU. telesurtv.net Una organización de solidaridad regional se une así al llamado de varios Gobiernos caribeños en ese sentido.

Staff (2022-05-31). Iniciarán este miércoles tres nuevas rutas de triciclos eléctricos en La Habana. cubadebate.cu Este miércoles, 2 de junio, quedarán inauguradas tres nuevas rutas de triciclos eléctricos en el municipio capitalino de Boyeros, informó este martes el Ministerio de Transporte de Cuba. Según la cuenta oficial en Twitter del Ministerio los recorridos inician en el Centro Comercial de Fontanar y cubren los repartos Fontanar, Wajay y Abel Santamaría.

____ (2022-05-31). Sri Lanka faces worsening health crisis. wsws.org Sri Lankan government austerity measures and import bans on surgical equipment, pharmaceuticals and medical essentials have created a health catastrophe.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). Helping children cope with school shooting: Tips for talking about tragedy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As the nation tries to comprehend the shooting at a school in Texas that claimed 21 lives, many are now trying to find ways to have conversations with their children to help them cope. Listening to your child at this time is important, says Dr. Paul Croarkin, a Mayo Clinic child psychiatrist. "Listening provides comfort, stability and safety for children," says Dr. Croarkin. All children have different communication styles. Initially, they may not want to discuss what…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-31). US Suspends Abraham Accords Aid for Sudan, Wants Israel to Denounce Coup. news.antiwar.com The US has "The United States is not moving forward at this time with assistance originally committed to Sudan's civilian-led transitional government in connection with its efforts to improve Sudan's bilateral relationship with Israel," a State Department spokesman told The Times of Israel. | The spokesm…

Staff (2022-05-31). Feria Comercial Cubadisco 2022 anuncia programa del 2 al 5 de junio. cubadebate.cu La Feria Comercial Cubadisco 2022 acontecerá del 2 al 5 de junio en La Habana, con la participación de más de 13 entidades culturales y un variado programa de presentaciones artísticas. El programa de la Feria contempla conciertos en diferentes horarios, encuentros con artistas de las más diversas tendencias y presentaciones de libros.

Jason Ditz (2022-05-31). Blinken Slams Iran's 'Unjustified Seizure' of Greek Oil Tankers. news.antiwar.com Last week the US seized an Iranian oil tanker in Greek territorial waters. Iran summoned the Greek charges d'affaires to protest, and on Friday seized two Greek tankers which were loaded with Iraqi oil. | Secretary of State Antony Blinken slammed Iran for the " This is a tough position for the Greeks, as Iran's complaints of Greek inaction during the US "act of piracy" weren't entirel…

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-05-31). Vicecanciller ruso afirma que UE se afecta con nuevas sanciones. telesurtv.net Ivanov aseguró que la UE con las nuevas sanciones acepta ignorar las afectaciones que causan estas a compañías y ciudadanos del bloque.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-05-31). Agatha se degrada a tormenta tropical en Oaxaca, México. telesurtv.net Las autoridades mexicanas informaron que hasta ahora no se registra ningún deceso, pero han reportado deslaves en carreteras.

TeleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-05-31). Convocan a protestas en El Salvador contra gestión de Nayib Bukele. telesurtv.net A tres años del mandato de Bukele, con consignas como nada que celebrar, mucho que repudiar la convocatoria se enfoca en protestar contra el abuso de poder.

Jason Ditz (2022-05-31). Absent a Nuclear Deal, Iran's Stockpile Continues to Grow. news.antiwar.com The IAEA has a lot of statements on Iran's nuclear program which provoke panic about the nation, and the most regular ones are stockpile levels, which These official reports are always absent an explanation, necessary because they're not so scary sounding when one understands. The 2015 deal is not intact, despite ongoing negotiations, and subsequently the mechanism for reprocessing excess stockpiles into fuel to keep them below the limit isn't wor…

____ (2022-05-31). Sri Lankan doctor speaks out over catastrophic medical crisis. wsws.org "It is evident that the rich will survive while the poor perish, and with the lack of proper medical equipment, the staff has been forced to watch patients die one by one helplessly."

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-31). Estado de Oaxaca se prepara para recibir al huracán Agatha. telesurtv.net El gobernador de Oaxaca, Alejandro Murat, señaló que se ha instalado la mesa de seguridad y protección civil en colaboración con el Gobierno Federal.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). Questions and answers about monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Current concerns The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has indicated a U.S. resident tested positive for monkeypox after returning to the U.S. from Canada. The CDC also is tracking multiple clusters of monkeypox that have been reported in early to mid-May in regions that don't normally report monkeypox, including in Europe and North America. What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is an infection from animals caused by a virus closely related to the smallpox virus. Infection…

Mike Walter (2022-05-31). The Heat: Colombia election. america.cgtn.com Two anti-establishment politicians, promising change, will face off next month in Colombia's presidential runoff election. We will discuss what's looking like an anti-incumbency trend throughout Latin America.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). Mayo Clinic Minute: Gardening grows benefits for body and mind. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Harvesting a vegetable garden may bring more than just dinner. Nutrition experts at Mayo Clinic say gardening is good for your body and mind. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/SET8mLDq3_0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-05-31). Prisión preventiva para acusado de detonar bomba en Ecuador. telesurtv.net El siniestro no causó ni heridos ni fallecidos, aunque el auto que estalló quedó incinerado y resultó afectado un patrullero de la policía.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-05-31). Huracán Agatha llega a costa mexicana de Oaxaca. telesurtv.net Agatha impactó con categoría dos y vientos sostenidos de 165 kilómetros por hora, provocando olas de seis a ocho metros en las costas de Oaxaca.

Ediz Tiyansan (2022-05-31). Uvalde mass shooting — one week later. america.cgtn.com It's been a week since the mass shooting at an elementary school left 19 children and 2 teachers dead in the U.S. city of Uvalde, Texas.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-05-31). Lula se mantiene al frente en sondeos de preferencia en Brasil. telesurtv.net Casi 15 puntos de ventaja le lleva el expresidente al actual mandatario brasileño, de acuerdo a recientes encuestas.

Noreply (2022-05-31). Life Is Coming Back In Mariupol. smoothiex12.blogspot.com Graham Phillips' excellent report on restoration of Mariupol. In related news, some reports are circulating that some US senior officers from allegedly

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). 5-25-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Summer Sun Safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Memorial Day weekend is often considered the unofficial kick-off to summertime. For many families, summer includes enjoying outdoor activities and fun in the sun. But, that can also lead to recurring sunburns and potentially other sun related issues, including skin cancer. On May 25th, John Kohorst, M.D., a dermatologist at Mayo Clinic Health System, discussed how to protect your skin from the sun's damaging rays, outlined treatments for common problems and took a closer look at one of the most effective techniques…

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-05-31). Empresa rusa Gazprom deja de enviar combustible a Países Bajos. telesurtv.net El comunicado de la empresa rusa detalló que el día 30 de mayo, final del plazo pactado, aún no había recibido el pago correspondiente al gas suministrado en abril.

Jim Spellman (2022-05-31). U.S. struggles to enact gun law reforms compared to global peers. america.cgtn.com At the White House on Tuesday, U.S. President Joe Biden met with New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, in the wake of a pair of mass shootings in the U.S.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). Mayo Clinic in Arizona receives comprehensive stroke center certification. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX — Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix announces that it has received certification from DNV as a comprehensive stroke center, reflecting the highest level of competence for treatment of serious stroke events. The DNV Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification is based on standards set forth by the Brain Attack Coalition and the American Stroke Association, and affirms that the medical center addresses the full spectrum of stroke care — diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education — and…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). Consumer Health: Treating bladder cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about this common type of cancer. More than 81,000 new cases of bladder cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2022, and more than 17,000 people will die of the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. Bladder cancer occurs in men more frequently than in women, and the risk increases with age, especially after 55. Bladder cancer signs and symptoms…

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-05-31). Encuesta revela caída de popularidad del presidente de Chile. telesurtv.net El mandatario tuvo un elevado 57 por ciento de desaprobación mientras que solo el 41 ratificó su nivel de confianza.

TeleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-05-31). Más de 90 fallecidos tras lluvias en Pernambuco, Brasil. telesurtv.net Una de las zonas más afectadas, la de Jardim Monte Verde, se encuentra en el límite entre Recife y Jaboatão.

TeleSUR, jm, JGN (2022-05-31). øQué representa el Alma llanera para Venezuela. telesurtv.net Don Pedro Elías Gutiérrez es el autor del Alma Llanera, pieza musical considerada el segundo himno de Venezuela.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-05-31). Indígenas del Chocó llegan a Medellín tras ser víctimas de desplazamiento en Colombia. telesurtv.net El personero aseveró que al menos 1 indígenas han llegado a Medellín víctimas de desplazamiento forzado.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). Mayo Clinic expert on how concerned the public should be about monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Health officials are investigating the monkeypox outbreak to determine if the virus acquired a mutation that makes it more transmissible or if superspreader events in Europe may be to blame for the current outbreak."Anytime the virus does something new, it catches our attention," says Dr. Richard Kennedy, co-director of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. Watch: Dr. Kennedy discusses the current monkeypox outbreak. youtu.be/O80AmMgSGbg Journalists: Broadcast-quality soundbites are available in the downloads at the end of…

TeleSUR, lvm- JGN (2022-05-31). Tiroteo contra autobús en Martissant, Haití, deja un muerto. telesurtv.net El autobús, de la compañía Voix des Anges, fue baleado mientras se dirigía a Les Cayes por grupos armados que controlan la carretera nacional.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-31). Weight-loss survey on Mayo Clinic Diet polled more than 200,000 people in the U.S. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The New Mayo Clinic Diet, the official dietary program developed by Mayo Clinic, released key findings this week from its Diet Mindset Assessment. This survey of over 200,000 consumers in the U.S. provided insights into their mindsets when beginning a new diet program. Survey information was compiled and reviewed by Digital Wellness, a world-leading digital health platform that powers the world's most renowned and trusted weight-loss brands. Key findings of the survey…

TeleSUR -ysm -HIM (2022-05-31). Perú reporta primer caso sospechoso de viruela del mono. telesurtv.net Las autoridades de salud peruanas alertan sobre la necesidad de la vigilancia epidemiológica en las fronteras, ante la incidencia de la enfermedad.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-31). The alleged corruption of runner-up in Colombia's election race. colombiareports.com Anti-corruption candidate Rodolfo Hernandez will have to appear in court after Colombia's elections over his own alleged corruption. The corruption trial is the consequence of the liberal demagogue's alleged corruption…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-05-31). Grupo de Puebla celebra triunfo de Gustavo Petro en Colombia. telesurtv.net Dijo que llena "de esperanza a América Latina donde nuevos aires de diálogo e integración han empezado a respirarse".

TeleSUR, JL (2022-05-31). Camilla Fabri: El caso Saab es político y manipulado por EE.UU. telesurtv.net "El caso de Alex es por la defensa a la soberanía de Venezuela, al respeto a los pactos de la diplomacia del mundo", enfatizó Fabri.

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-31). Sen. Duckworth Visits Taiwan Amid Soaring US-China Tensions. news.antiwar.com Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) Duckworth's visit marked her second trip to Taiwan within one year as congressional delegations to the island are becoming more frequent. Duckworth said the purpose of this week's trip was to "emphasize our support for Taiwan security." | "I do want to say that it is more than just about military.

Staff (2022-05-31). Voleibol cubano listo para compromisos internacionales (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Con la presencia de Ariel Saínz, vicepresidente del Inder y presidente de la Federación Cubana de Voleibol, Nicolás Vives, entrenador principal de la selección nacional de la disciplina, y jugadores, se realizó esta mañana en la Ciudad Deportiva, la presentación oficial de la temporada del equipo cubano de ese deporte.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-05-31). Pdte. AMLO e indígenas Wixárika se reúnen para solucionar conflicto. telesurtv.net La comunidad indígena de Wixárika exige la devolución de unas 11.000 hectáreas de tierra que durante 60 años les han sido usurpadas por ganaderos.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-05-31). México espera respuesta de EE.UU. para definir si irá a Cumbre. telesurtv.net El mandatario señaló que: "Entendemos que el presidente (Joe) Biden está ocupado y preocupado por lo sucedido en Texas".

Frank Smyth (2022-05-31). 'Why does this only happen in your country?'. zcomm.org The NRA and the GOP are coalescing around gun rights in Houston, as the United States normalizes racist and random shootings nationwide…

Staff (2022-05-31). Germany to invest ‚Ǩ100 billion to make Europe's biggest army. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Germany's plan to invest a whopping 100 billion euros ($107.35 billion) into its military will allow Berlin to significantly expand its fighting force, Chancellor Olaf Scholz told local media on Monday.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-05-31). Iranian documentary goes to Doc Edge in New Zealand. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Iranian documentary 'Water, Wind, Dust, Bread' directed by Mehdi Zamanpour Kiasari will be screened at the DOCNZ International Documentary Film Festival in New Zealand.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-31). France asks Iran to answer IAEA's questions: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — After the contents of an IAEA report on Iranian nuclear activities allegedly leaked to the media on Monday, the French Foreign Ministry called Iran to answer the IAEA questions in a Tuesday meddlesome statement.

Staff (2022-05-31). Gazprom confirms suspension of gas supplies to Netherlands. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Gazprom has confirmed the complete suspension of gas supplies to the Netherlands' GasTerra B.V. due to failure to pay in rubles, the Russian gas holding said in a statement on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-05-31). Raeisi calls for expanding Iran-Croatia cooperation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi in a message to his Croatian counterpart called for expanding the relationship between Iran and Croatia in various fields.

Staff (2022-05-31). Ship carrying smuggled fuel seized in Busher's Rig port. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — The commander of the border guards in Iran's southern province of Bushehr announced the seizure of a cargo ship carrying 29,000 liters of smuggled diesel fuel in Rig port in the Persian Gulf area.

Staff (2022-05-31). Pakistan striving to boost unity among Muslim Ummah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Pakistan will continue to strive to promote unity among Muslim Ummah, Pakistan's Prime Minister said, attaching great importance to Pakistan's relations with Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-31). Iranian women's volleyball cancels preparatory camp in Canada. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Iranian volleyball federation said on Tuesday a previously planned training camp for the county's women's volleyball team in Vancouver, Canada has been called off.

Staff (2022-05-31). Germany calls for releasing two Greek tankers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — The German Foreign Ministry called for the release of two Greek tankers, which were seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards due to entering the Persian Gulf waters illegally.

____ (2022-05-31). Kazakh trade-economic delegation to visit Iran late June. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — An official in charge of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) announced that a trade and economic delegation from the Republic of Kazakhstan will visit Iran in late June to cement bilateral trade ties.

Staff (2022-05-31). Ball in Washington's court in Vienna talks, Russia envoy says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Referring to the pause of the Vienna talks since March 10, the Russian envoy to the Vienna talks Mikhail Ulyanov says that the ball is in Washington's court.

____ (2022-05-31). Balanced Foreign Policy Symposium in Imam Khomeini's School. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — A Symposium on "Balanced Foreign Policy in Imam Khomeini's School" was held at Mausoleum of Imam Khomeini (RA) in Tehran on Tuesday in presence of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

____ (2022-05-31). Iran ICT min. holds meeting with Japanese, Nigerian officials. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — On the first day of his visit to Geneva to attend the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS), Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology (ICT) met and held talks with Japanese and Nigerian officials.

____ (2022-05-31). Nigerian trade-political delegation to arrive in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — A trade and political delegation from Nigeria, headed by foreign minister of the country, will arrive in Tehran on June 6 to hold talks with some Iranian officials for conclusion of Memoranda of Understanding on trade field.

Staff (2022-05-31). Damask rose harvest in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) — Farmers in Iran's Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province have started harvesting damask rose, a widely cultivated flower throughout the country.

____ (2022-05-31). Iran reliable partner for all African nations: Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi said Tuesday that Iran will be a reliable partner for all African nations after hailing the role of African Union in the fight against unilateralism and sanctions of colonial powers.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-31). Iran FM, China diplomat discuss expanding bilateral relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian held a meeting with Cheng Guoping, External Security Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in Tehran on Tuesday.

____ (2022-05-31). Yemenis use food-carrying rockets to help Saudi-blocked city. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — As the Saudi-led siege on Yemen rages in spite of widespread global outrage, Yemenis have taken the initiative to help the besieged people in the Al-Durihami district by launching rockets carrying food.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-31). Gazprom to cut gas supplies to Danish Orsted, German Shell. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Russian company Gazprom said on Tuesday it would cut off gas flows to Denmark's Orsted, as well as to Shell Energy for its contract on gas supplies to Germany, after they failed to make payments in roubles.

Staff (2022-05-31). Turkey, UAE discuss coop. on military training, defense. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) — Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar announced that his country discussed bilateral and regional issues, as well as cooperation on military training and the defense industry with the UAE.

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