Daily Archives: May 20, 2022

2022-05-20: News Headlines

Contributing Writers (2022-05-20). High-ranking NATO officers Embedded with Nazis in Azovstahl Works. marktaliano.net READ MORE: MARIOUPOL — REDDITION DES SOLDATS UKRAINIENS RETRANCHÉS DANS AZOVSTAL/ PAR Christelle Néant Mark Taliano NATO's Finest Using Civilians and Civilian Infrastructure as Shields Mark Taliano…

Contributing Writers (2022-05-20). NATO Media and NATO governments Support Nazism. marktaliano.net Despite earlier admissions, NATO media now attempt to erase the truth as they provide camouflage for and support to nazism. — M. Taliano READ MORE: An Intellectual No-Fly Zone: Online Censorship of Ukraine Dissent Is Becoming the New Norm Global ResearchGlobal Research Centre for Research on Globalization…

____ (2022-05-20). Biden sends US troops back into Somalia. wsws.org The goal of the Biden administration is to secure US imperialism's control over the Horn of Africa and trade through the Suez Canal in preparation for confrontation with China.

Amarynth (2022-05-20). Gonzalo Lira: There Is No "Open Corridor" Through West and Central Ukraine. thesaker.is

Lowkey (2022-05-20). Guantanamo Bay and the US Global Empire with Former Cold Warrior Todd E. Pierce. mintpressnews.com Todd E. Pierce served with the 349th Psychological Operations Company and the 205th Infantry Brigade as a senior NCO. In the installment of "The Watchdog," Lowkey speaks to Pierce about the global reach of the US empire and its totalitarian ambitions.

Nigel Bouvart (2022-05-20). Response to Buffalo massacre: Smash white supremacy! workers.org Buffalo, New York On the evening of May 14, a fascist carrying a rifle entered a supermarket in the predominantly Black neighborhood of Masten Park on Buffalo's East Side and opened fire. While most official statements have more or less vaguely alluded to "racial motivations," the shooter's intentions were quite . . . |

____ (2022-05-20). Biden administration pushes for NATO accession of Finland, Sweden, as Senate passes $40 billion aid package for Ukraine. wsws.org With the push for NATO's accession of Sweden and Finland and the gigantic $40 billion aid package, Washington is signaling unambiguously that the response of US imperialism to the military setback in Mariupol is a further escalation of its proxy war with Russia.

JANET (2022-05-20). Where is the War in Ukraine Going? How do we respond? Mon. 5/23 at 2pm ET | 11am PT | 19 hr GMT. iacenter.org The International Action Center is participating in this discussion by Zomm with Ajamu Baraka, Scott Ritter, Alan Freeman, Joe Lombardo and Sara Flounders. Where is the War in Ukraine Going and What Should be the Response of the Peace Movement? Monday, May 23, 2pm ET | 11am PT | 19hr GMT Click here or the image below to register Speakers: Scott Ritter — Former UN Weapons Inspector Ajamu Baraka — Black Alliance for Peace Sara Flounders — International Action Center Alan Freeman — International Manifesto Group Moderator — Joe Lombardo, UNAC Coordinator The webinar will discus…

____ (2022-05-20). UK: Johnson government calls for slashing 90,000 civil service jobs. wsws.org The attack on public services is being accelerated by the Johnson government's need to fund its support for the NATO proxy war against Russia.

____ (2022-05-20). Germany's Left Party in free fall. wsws.org The war in Ukraine has finally exposed the pro-imperialist character of the Left Party. It fully supports the German government's war propaganda. Criticism of NATO will no longer be tolerated.

____ (2022-05-20). Turkey continues shakedown operation over Finland's, Sweden's NATO accession. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey has demanded NATO support if not join its war against Kurds in Iraq and Syria (and in Turkey itself) for years. The Ankara regime makes much of the fact that it is the only NATO member state which borders Iraq, Iran and Syria as well as Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia in the South Caucasus, …

TeleSUR, SH (2022-05-20). Denuncian el asesinato de un excombatiente colombiano en Bogotá. telesurtv.net El partido Comunes lamentó el asesinato del excombatiente Gerardo González Correa en un distrito de la capital colombiana.

Staff (2022-05-20). Club ruso Lokomotiv se disculpó con voleibolista cubana tras episodio de racismo. cubadebate.cu El club de voleibol Lokomotiv, de Kaliningrado, se disculpó este viernes con la exjugadora del Uralochka-NTMK, de Ekaterimburgo, la cubana Ailama Montalvo, por la ofensa del entrenador Andréi Voronkov durante la final del campeonato de Rusia. En ese partido, Voronkov, dirigiéndose a una jugadora de voleibol de su equipo, dijo: " øPor qué de nuevo bloqueas a esa mona?".

____ (2022-05-20). Obedient NATO partner: "Ireland has been helping Ukraine since the early days of the war" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformMay 20, 2022 President Zelensky meets with Chairpersons of both Houses of the Irish Parliament Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has met with Chairperson of the Upper House of the Irish Parliament Mark Daly and Chairperson of the Lower House of the Irish Parliament Seán àì Fearghaíl, and expressed gratitude to Ireland for their support. *** …

____ (2022-05-20). George W. Bush inadvertently tells the truth about the Iraq War. wsws.org A verbal "slip" by George W. Bush, in a comment about the war in Ukraine, has drawn attention to the far greater crimes of American imperialism in the wars begun by Bush and his father.

John Parker (2022-05-20). War in Eastern Ukraine Looks a Lot Different in Person Than it Does on CNN. covertactionmagazine.com "Ukrainian Army Soldiers Shot Into My Home and Burned All My Things," Says Elderly Luhansk Woman…

Isabella (2022-05-20). An Equal Pay Victory for Our Winningest National Team. inequality.org

JANET (2022-05-20). Tens of thousands tell SCOTUS: 'We will fight back!'. iacenter.org By Kathy Durkin May 18, 2022 Click to view slideshow. "We won't go back!" was chanted by tens of thousands of protesters May 14 in 380 actions across the U.S. Participants in the "Bans Off Our Bodies" demonstrations denounced the attacks on the right to abortion, now facing an overturn by the right-wing majority on the U.S. Supreme Court. The court legalized this right in its 1973 decision in the Roe v. Wade case. For almost 50 years, reactionaries have tried to overturn this historic ruling, won by a militant action-oriented mass movement, despite a then-majority of Republican-appointed justices. Conservative le…

JANET (2022-05-20). Israeli military murders journalist. iacenter.org By Richie Merino May 17, 2022 On the morning of May 11, Israeli occupation forces murdered Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was on the job in the occupied West Bank. She was reporting on Israel's violent raid in the Jenin refugee camp, when she was shot in the face by an Israeli sniper. She was wearing a clearly marked "PRESS" vest and helmet. Palestinian women mourners at funeral for Shireen Abu Akleh. A colleague of Abu Akleh, producer Ali Al-Samudi, was shot in the back at the same time. "We [journalists] were targeted while we were standing in an empty area. There were no clashes, no gun…

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-05-20). Israel refuses to probe soldiers who killed Shireen Abu Akleh. electronicintifada.net Military says it identified rifle used in iconic reporter's death.

____ (2022-05-20). Biden praises Azeri strongman for cooperation with "energy diversification and international security" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Trend News AgencyMay 20, 2022 US President Biden sends letter to President Ilham Aliyev US President Joseph Biden sent a congratulatory letter to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on May 20…. "Dear Mr. President, On behalf of the American people, I congratulate you and the people of Azerbaijan on your Independence Day. …

____ (2022-05-20). Georgia State Dept delegation meets with defense chief, war party, "civil society organizations" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The United National Movement, founded by Georgian-born, U.S.-educated, still-current Ukrainian government official Mikheil Saakashvili, has been clamoring for the nation to open a second front against Russia in Abkhazia and South Ossetia as well as sharpening their knives for a reprise of the Western-backed coup that brought Saakashvili to power in 2003. As the full …

____ (2022-05-20). UK workers on North Sea oil and gas rigs stage unofficial strike action in "wage revolution" wsws.org The wildcat strikes have been subject to a virtual media blackout at a time when profit gouging by oil and gas companies is sending household energy bills spiralling, adding to the disastrous cost-of-living crisis for millions.

____ (2022-05-20). UK: Richmond upon Thames College tutors oppose management's "fire and rehire" attack. wsws.org The college wants to dismiss 127 teaching staff and force them to reapply for their jobs on new contracts that would entail forfeiting 10 days holiday per year.

____ (2022-05-20). Tax documents reveal Black Lives Matter improperly spent tens of millions in donations. wsws.org The tax filings detail how the foundation spent much of the $77 million it received in donations in fiscal 2020, including $32 million to gamble on the stock market.

____ (2022-05-20). Vote 1 for Socialist Equality Party candidates in the Australian election! wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party is standing Senate teams in three states in order to present a genuine socialist alternative to the broadest possible audience, and prepare for the convulsive working-class struggles ahead.

____ (2022-05-20). January 6 Select Committee requests to interview Republican lawmaker who provided "tour" of Capitol grounds day before coup. wsws.org In a letter, the committee wrote that they believed Georgia Rep. Barry Loudermilk had "information regarding a tour" he led through parts of the Capitol the day before the coup.

____ (2022-05-20). The pseudo-left Victorian Socialists in the Australian elections: Parochialism and parliamentary cretinism. wsws.org The Victorian Socialists' campaign has nothing to do with a fight against capitalism and its political defenders. Instead, the Victorian Socialists are seeking to consolidate a position on the "left" flank of that very political establishment.

____ (2022-05-20). Dana workers must prepare common action to halt contract violations. wsws.org At all Dana plants, the company is violating the terms of the contract and the unions are letting them do it. While the violations differ at each plant, our response at all plants must be the same: we must unite and take action ourselves, or things will only get worse.

____ (2022-05-20). After keeping workers in the dark, UAW announces snap contract vote at Detroit Diesel. wsws.org Once again the UAW is trying to rush through a vote on a tentative agreement without providing workers with full details or the time necessary to study and discuss.

____ (2022-05-20). USW isolating strike by California Chevron workers over refinery staffing and safety. wsws.org Richmond refinery workers are fighting for their safety and the safety of those in their community, but winning this strike requires breaking free of the isolation and duplicity of the USW.

____ (2022-05-20). Outraged Arconic aluminum workers speak out against USW's contract proposal: "It's a bad deal!" wsws.org Workers at all the Arconic facilities under the last USW agreement had voted unanimously to strike in the run-up to the contract expiration, expressing an extraordinary determination to win significantly higher pay.

____ (2022-05-20). Stellantis workers back contract fights at Detroit Diesel and CNH. wsws.org Stellantis workers in suburban Detroit expressed solidarity with Detroit Diesel and CNH workers who have rejected the United Auto Workers' efforts to impose pro-company contracts…

____ (2022-05-20). Covid rips through US schools during sixth surge. wsws.org The mass infection policies enforced by the federal government have left teachers, staff and students entirely unprotected in schools as cases surge.

____ (2022-05-20). Senate passes $28 million bill that does not resolve US baby formula supply crisis. wsws.org The US Senate passed by unanimous consent the Access to Baby Formula Act on Thursday, but it will not end the shortages in stores that are expected to persist for weeks if not months.

____ (2022-05-20). In-store video shows DeAnthony VanAtten shopping prior to being shot in the parking lot by East Lansing, Michigan police. wsws.org East Lansing police belatedly released in-store surveillance video that shows DeAnthony VanAtten buying corn and macaroni and cheese at the checkout of a Meijer grocery store before he was chased, shot at in the parking lot by two officers and struck twice non-fatally by one of them.

____ (2022-05-20). The Dropout—On the fraudulent rise and ignominious fall of Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos. wsws.org The miniseries dramatizes how a young female CEO started and grew a biotech company that delivered on none of its promises, defrauding patients and bilking investors of 100s of millions of dollars.

Fight Back (2022-05-20). San José State students rally for reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org San José, CA – On May 16, about 50 students gathered at the Olympic Black Power Statue, at San José State University, to rally in defense of Roe v. Wade. | Many student and community organizers, as well as concerned students and community members spoke to the importance of preserving Roe v. Wade, and why the right to abortion and reproductive health care is a human right and should be codified into law. Throughout the rally, "Fight! Fight! Fight! Abortion is a human right!" and "My body! My choice!" echoed throughout campus. | This rally was led by members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), along with S…

Amarynth (2022-05-20). Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, Moscow, May 18, 2022 (Extensive). thesaker.is www.mid.ru/en/foreign_policy/news/181388… Table of contents Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to attend BRICS Foreign Ministers' meeting Sergey Lavrov's participation in the 100 Questions for the Leader project at the Yevgeny Primakov Gymnasium…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Check moles during Skin Cancer Awareness Month. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MANKATO, Minn. — Learning your ABCs can alert you to changes in moles that could signal melanoma — the most serious type of skin cancer. For Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, Mayo Clinic Health System is reminding people that while most moles are harmless and rarely become cancerous, monitoring them is still an important step in detecting skin cancer, especially malignant melanoma. Moles generally appear during childhood and adolescence, and most people have 10…

____ (2022-05-20). Sri Lankan workers and rural poor must mobilize against the Rajapakse-Wickremesinghe austerity agenda! wsws.org Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lanka's newly installed prime minster, delivered an address to the nation Monday that attempted to exploit the country's dire economic crisis to justify a massive assault on workers and rural toilers.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-05-20). Gustavo Petro denuncia plan para suspender elecciones en Colombia. telesurtv.net Afirmó que la derecha quiere escamotear la victoria del pueblo en presidenciales de 29M y llamó a tener calma si se produce un golpe.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-20). Pdte. Cubano evalúa recuperación tras desplome del Saratoga. telesurtv.net Próximamente se construirán edificios de dos plantas para que las familias damnificadas tengan un nuevo hogar.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-20). Rio Earth Summit – 30 years on: Imperial and UN experts reflect on landmark meet. imperial.ac.uk Imperial's Global Development Hub hosted a seminar to reflect on the Rio Earth Summit, which took place 30 years ago, and progress since.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-05-20). Demands on Wells Fargo to Stop Funding Climate Crisis Continue. indybay.org Extinction Rebellion holds yet another protest action at a Wells Fargo branch…

____ (2022-05-20). New species of Chinese giant salamander discovered. ecns.cn A team of Chinese scientists has discovered a new species of Chinese giant salamander (CGS) at a nature reserve in east China's Jiangxi Province.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-20). Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. at Negro Bar State Historic Park. indybay.org Enslaved and Free, people of African Descent played a profound role in authentic California History. US Army Corp of Topographical Engineers led by John C. Fremont testimony shows the placement of the "African Founding Father of California" and so many "hidden figures" soon valued and preserved at Negro Bar State Historic Park in a good way. Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar, Gold Mining Towns on the way to California Statehood, September 9, 1850.

TeleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-05-20). OMS insta a países de Europa a protegerse ante olas de calor. telesurtv.net Las temperaturas extremas representaron el 93 por ciento de las muertes, según señaló la OMS.

Staff (2022-05-20). The Batman: La oscura transición de vengador a héroe. cubadebate.cu "The Batman" no es una película de superhéroes, sino más bien de investigación criminal. La ausencia de destrucciones a gran escala, combates épicos y las evidentes torpezas del joven protagonista que empieza su misión como justiciero, no agradan a algunos seguidores que a veces olvidan los verdaderos orígenes del Caballero de la Noche.

Staff (2022-05-20). España es el país no africano con mayor número de casos positivos a la viruela del mono. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Sanidad de España ha informado que 23 de los casos sospechosos de infección con la viruela del mono dieron positivo a las pruebas PCR realizadas en el Centro Nacional de Microbiología (CNM). De este modo, ya ascienden a 30 los casos confirmados del virus, endógeno de àÅfrica central y occidental.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-05-20). Venezuela y Acnur coordinarán acciones en apoyo a migrantes. telesurtv.net El mandatario indicó que su homólogo de Colombia, Iván Duque, ha usado el tema de los migrantes venezolanos para enriquecerse.

Oakland Privacy (2022-05-20). Wednesday 6/15: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org Please email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info.

____ (2022-05-20). China's dynamic zero-COVID policy boosts world's pandemic fight: Foreign Minister. ecns.cn China's dynamic zero-COVID policy is not only responsible for Chinese people but also boosts the world's COVID-19 pandemic fight, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday.

Abortion is Healthcare (2022-05-20). Signs, Symbols, Costumes at San Francisco Reproductive Justice March. indybay.org San Francisco is a free speech town and San Franciscans are at their finest at a march like the one of May 14.

____ (2022-05-20). Eastern front: Japanese-Russian relations continue to deteriorate. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 20, 2022 Ex-residents on Russian-held islets may need visas for grave visits Former Japanese residents on the Russian-controlled, Japan-claimed islands off Hokkaido may be required to obtain visas in future travel to the islets when they visit their families' graves there, a senior official at Russia's foreign ministry has said. The possible change …

Anand Naidoo (2022-05-20). The Heat: Could the stalled Iran nuclear talks soon be back on track? america.cgtn.com

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Science Saturday: Using metal detectors to ward off wayward specimens. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Histology Laboratory in Mayo Clinic's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology processes more than 350,000 paraffin-embedded blocks every year as lab staff prepare tissue slides for pathologists to evaluate. Each of those blocks represents a patient waiting for answers. Although lost specimens within the Histology Lab are rare — less than one-half of 1% are ever misplaced — if even one specimen goes missing, it has the potential to be devastating for that patient. "We're aiming for zero….

____ (2022-05-20). U.S. CDC recommends Pfizer COVID-19 booster for children aged 5-11. ecns.cn The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday recommended a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11.

____ (2022-05-20). New legal interpretation on wildlife protection issued. ecns.cn Buying or selling endangered wild animals raised through mass artificial breeding programs is not to be treated as a crime, a recent judicial interpretation said.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-20). 2022 Africa Unity Week – California Agriculture Leaders Join the Conversation. indybay.org During the San Diego – World Conference of Mayors Collaboration Conference – California #1 Agriculture Industry Leaders consider new ways toward "Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent: Strengthening Agro-Food Systems, Health and Social Protection Systems for the Acceleration of the Human, Social and Economic Development".

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Researchers seek to improve success of chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy in non-Hodgkin lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A study published by researchers from Mayo Clinic Cancer Center at Mayo Clinic in Florida and Case Western, Cleveland Medical Center, investigates the reasons for decreasing remission rates for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma treated with chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy). The study is published in Cancer Discovery. "CAR-T cell therapy is a promising treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, especially for patients who have relapsed or those who have not responded…

____ (2022-05-20). U.S. military Osprey aircraft makes 'unusual' landing at airport in Japan. ecns.cn A U.S. military Osprey aircraft made what local media described as an "unusual landing" at an an airport in Japan's southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima on Friday.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-20). Docentes ecuatorianos mantienen protestas por reclamo salarial. telesurtv.net Los docentes se oponen al veto de las reformas de la ley de educación que comprenden el aumento de los salarios a los maestros.

Our Reporter (2022-05-20). Child abuse cases surge in Koboko. plusnews.ug Koboko District is struggling to contain cases of child abuse which are reportedly skyrocketing in the area. The district registered 414 cases of Violence against Children over the past four month. These include150 cases of physical violence, 130 cases of child neglect, 81 cases involving children in conflict with the law, 25 cases of de/Users/solar/Dropbox/_data/_xp/ment, …

Talking Points Memo (2022-05-20). Thursday 5/26: Roe v. Wade: How We Got Here and What's Next for Abortion Rights. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

____ (2022-05-20). Tibet issues coupons to boost local tourism. ecns.cn Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region began issuing coupons worth a total of 30 million yuan (about $4.4 million) on Thursday to spur tourism consumption, according to the regional tourism development department.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-20). Blood pressure control and mask immunotherapy: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

____ (2022-05-20). Gun violence in U.S.is 'epidemic' that spreads to its neighboring countries. ecns.cn One gunshot after another has shattered the illusion that all men are endowed with the unalienable right to liberty.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Consumer Health: Osteoporosis and exercise. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about this bone disease. Osteoporosis affects approximately 10 million people in the U.S., 80% of whom are women, according to the Office on Women's Health. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses, such as bending over or coughing, can cause a fracture. Osteoporosis-related fractures most commonly occur in the…

____ (2022-05-20). New cases found beyond Shanghai's quarantine and lockdown areas. ecns.cn Shanghai reported three new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in precautionary zones in Qingpu district on Friday, three days after the city announced it had achieved the status of "zero-COVID" beyond its quarantine and lockdown populations.

TeleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-20). ONU insta a transformar gestión de la migración en el mundo. telesurtv.net "Miles de migrantes aún mueren cada año en busca de lo que todos perseguimos: oportunidad, dignidad y una vida mejor", resaltó Guterres.

Megan Lucas, Romelly Rivera, Zakayya Nichols (2022-05-20). How Foster Care Affects Outcomes in Adulthood. indybay.org This article takes a look at the Foster Care system, and how it can affect life in adulthood.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-20). Uruguayos marcharán por desaparecidos de la última dictadura. telesurtv.net En la marcha, los uruguayos denunciarán el secretismo al que están sometidos los detalles de las operaciones militares realizadas bajo la dictadura.

TeleSUR- lvm (2022-05-20). Perú declarará alerta epidemiológica por viruela del simio. telesurtv.net Entre los síntomas reconocidos de la enfermedad se encuentra la fiebre, el dolor de cabeza, malestares musculares, ganglios linfáticos inflamados y erupciones cutáneas.

____ (2022-05-20). Two more Sanxingdui Ruins cultural relics debut in SW China. ecns.cn Two more cultural relics from the sought-after Sanxingdui Ruins in Southwest China's Sichuan Province debuted at Yibin Museum on this year's International Museums Day, which fell on Wednesday.

____ (2022-05-20). Shooting in Chicago kills 1, injures 4. ecns.cn A shooting in Chicago killed one person and injured four others late Thursday, local police spokesman Tom Ahern said.

____ (2022-05-20). Ancient Chinese physician Bian Que's book to be published this year. ecns.cn The content of ancient Chinese physician Bian Que and Cang Gong's book, Tianhui Medical Bamboo Slips, will be published this year, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine announced Wednesday.

TeleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-05-20). Parlamento uruguayo interpela a la ministra de Economía. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con los representantes del Frente Amplio, las medidas de la ejecutiva para amortiguar la crisis económica del país son tardías e ineficaces.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine graduates to ease physician shortage in Florida and around the country. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Jacksonville, FL — Medical students from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, a national medical school, are taking part in the first tri-site commencement this year. The first full cohort of students from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine — Florida Campus are graduating on Sunday, May 15. This innovative program allows students to complete their first two years of didactic study in Arizona or Minnesota and finish the final two years of clinical study…

TeleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-05-20). Instan a denunciar ilegalidades ante elecciones en Colombia. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades, deben ser investigadas las empresas que incurran en la compra de votos en los comicios electorales.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Ask the Mayo Mom: Polycystic kidney disease can affect children, too. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Polycystic kidney disease is an inherited disorder where clusters of cysts develop within the kidneys, causing the kidneys to enlarge and lose function over time. The cysts, which are noncancerous sacs containing fluid, vary in size, and they can grow to be large. This disorder can occur in children and adults. The two main types of polycystic kidney disease, caused by different genetic flaws, are: Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). Signs and symptoms of ADPKD often develop…

____ (2022-05-20). 4 subway lines in Shanghai to resume service. ecns.cn Four subway lines in Shanghai will resume service starting Sunday, the Shanghai Shentong Metro Group said Friday, adding that passengers must hold a negative nucleic acid test result within 48 hours for entry.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-05-20). Liberan a Salvadoreña acusada de abortar en el 2011. telesurtv.net El 12 de diciembre de 2011, Jacqueline fue condenada a 15 años de cárcel por el delito de homicidio en grado de tentativa.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-05-20). Rusia aumenta capacidades defensivas ante expansión de la OTAN. telesurtv.net El ministro de Defensa ruso, Serguéi Shoigú, afirmó que 12 unidades militares serán formadas en el oeste del país.

____ (2022-05-20). China's Zhurong rover switches to dormant mode in severe Martian dust storm. ecns.cn Mars rover Zhurong has been switched to dormant mode while waiting out a dust storm on the surface of the planet, the China National Space Administration said on Friday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Mayo Clinic Minute: How lifestyle changes may help manage menopause symptoms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The average healthy woman begins menopause at 51, though some women will begin in their 40s or in their late 50s. It's a natural biological process that marks the time a woman ends her menstrual cycle. During National Women's Health Week, health care professionals at Mayo Clinic want to remind all women that mood swings, hot flashes and difficulty sleeping are common symptoms that can be effectively managed with hormone therapy. Lifestyle changes also can…

____ (2022-05-20). Chinese Embassy in Canada vows 'all necessary measures' after Ottawa moves to ban 5G gear from Huawei, ZTE. ecns.cn The Chinese Embassy in Canada on Thursday vowed to take all necessary measures to protect Chinese firms' legitimate rights and interests, after Canada revealed plans to ban use of 5G gear from Huawei and ZTE on so-called national security grounds.

____ (2022-05-20). Japan's DM wants meeting with ASEAN counterparts contra Russia, China. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 20, 2022 Japan eyes defense minister talks with ASEAN in June in Cambodia Japan is considering holding a meeting of defense ministers with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in late June in Cambodia as part of efforts to counter China's growing maritime assertiveness, government sources said Friday. With the envisaged talks, Japanese …

National Mobilization for ReproductiveJustice (2022-05-20). Taking It To the Streets for Reproductive Justice for ALL! indybay.org Tye-Leigha from the National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice making the connections to how the attack on Roe v. Wade is connected to attacks on trans folk, people of color, and marginalized folks. | Video 1: 22…

Gustav Viktor Smigielski, Heinrich Frei (2022-05-20). The Great Reboot and Investing in Death. indybay.org The World Economic Forum (WEF) continues to propagate a highly hierarchized society in which the most powerful actors decide how society should develop – far removed from democratic processes. The class of owners wants to expand its influence through the corporations it owns and make it quasi-legal. The US is now spending $100K per minute on new nuclear weapons!

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-20). World Bee Day: Imperial bee scientists share their research. imperial.ac.uk World bee day celebrates the importance of bees in providing food security, sustainable agriculture, biodiversity, and the gentle buzz of summer.

Our Reporter (2022-05-20). Police frees Besigye after eight hour standoff. plusnews.ug The Police on Thursday allowed Dr. Kizza Besigye, the leader of the people's front for transition to return home, after holding him for more than seven hours in his car. In the morning Police intercepted Besigye shortly after living in his residence where he spent six days under preventive arrest to stop him from leading …

____ (2022-05-20). Marriage registration center in Shanghai reopens. ecns.cn A couple registers at a marriage registration center in Chaoming district, east China's Shanghai, May 20, 2022. Shanghai's Chongming district will resume marriage registration services from May 23.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Ear infections after swimming. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I swim for exercise and relaxation. I try to get in the pool about three times a week. Recently, I have begun to have episodes where it feels like water is still in my ear. Then my ear becomes red and painful. A friend suggested I might have swimmer's ear. Is this something that is easy to treat? Do I need to stop swimming? ANSWER: Swimmer's ear is an infection in the outer ear…

Our Reporter (2022-05-20). Science professionals halt strike. plusnews.ug Science teachers have resolved to halt their industrial action. On May 9,the Uganda Professional Science Teacher's Union (UPSTU) which brings together science teachers in secondary schools and instructors in tertiary institutions mobilized its members to lay down their tools at the start of the reopening of the second term to compel the government to enhance …

____ (2022-05-20). China's foreign trade sees solid expansion in past decade: official. ecns.cn China has seen notable expansion in foreign trade during the past decade amid the country's efforts to build an open economy, an official said Friday.

4reproductiverights (2022-05-20). Look Who's Marching in Mountain View. indybay.org March starting point was Caltrain Station and ending point was Gateway Park. Time to line the ECR! | Mountain View, CA…

____ (2022-05-20). More than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in New Zealand. wsws.org New Zealand has gone from having no COVID deaths for most of the pandemic, to now having one of the highest weekly death rates in the world, as a result of the Labour Party government abandoning its elimination policy.

____ (2022-05-20). Chinese premier stresses expanding opening-up. ecns.cn Premier Li Keqiang has reiterated China's stance that it will unswervingly expand opening-up and continue to make the country a big market for the world and a hot spot for foreign investment.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-05-20). Beijing rechaza bloqueo de Canadá a telefónicas chinas. telesurtv.net El portavoz de la Cancillería, Wang Wenbin, afirmó que ello "daña gravemente los derechos e intereses legítimos de las empresas chinas".

KALW 91.7 FM Bay Area (2022-05-20). Sunday 5/22: Allure of Authoritarianism: What Makes Humans Deny Truth & Accept Totalitarian Propaganda? indybay.org Radio broadcast on KALW @ 91.7 FM…

____ (2022-05-20). Over 100 monkeypox infections detected in 10 countries as unprecedented outbreak spreads globally. wsws.org An unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox virus has officially spread to nine countries outside of Africa, with 107 confirmed or suspected cases reported as of this writing, in the United Kingdom (9 cases), Portugal (34), Spain (32), France (1), Belgium (2), Sweden (1), Italy (3), Canada (22), the United States (2), and Australia (1).

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Immunotherapy may play role in treating nonmetastatic gastroesophageal cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Immunotherapy has transformed treatment for patients with stage 4 metastatic esophageal and gastric cancers. In patients with these malignancies, immunotherapy has been shown to prolong survival when patients' tumors exhibit a high expression of an immune-related protein called PD-L1. Researchers are now investigating whether immunotherapy benefits patients who do not have stage 4 metastatic disease. In these patients, tumors have not spread to distant organs. A study highlighting this research is published…

TeleSUR-mcs HIM (2022-05-20). Transportistas argentinos levantan paro tras acuerdo con autoridades. telesurtv.net Más de 0.000 transeúntes fueron afectaron por el cese de las actividades de los transportistas, puesto que 630 unidades fueron paralizadas.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-20). Continúa sin conciliación el conflicto minero en Perú. telesurtv.net Los comuneros rechazaron la oferta del primer ministro quien les pidió abandonar el terreno a cambio de nuevas tierras.

Staff (2022-05-20). Cuba y Timor Leste celebran 20 años de relaciones diplomáticas. cubadebate.cu Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, ministro cubano de Relaciones Exteriores, aseguró este viernes que hay potencialidades para estrechar aún más los históricos lazos que unen a Cuba y Timor Leste y ampliar la colaboración bilateral entre las dos naciones, en una jornada en que ambos países celebran 20 años de relaciones diplomáticas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Managing nosebleeds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter seems to be prone to nosebleeds, and I am unsure why. She is 19 and has allergies. Over the past few months, she has experienced several nosebleeds that lasted a long time. She has had no trauma to her nose. Why does this happen, and how can I help her? ANSWER: At some point, almost everyone will experience a nosebleed, also known as epistaxis. They are fairly common, especially during dry winter…

____ (2022-05-20). Imitator of Tang Dynasty consort enjoys overnight fame. ecns.cn Wang Yu, 28, became famous overnight for imitating noble Chinese imperial consort Yang Guifei (Yang Yuhuan) of Tang Dynasty (618-907) in a block themed on Tang culture in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-05-20). Argentina reconoce masacre de Napalpí como crimen de lesa humanidad. telesurtv.net El juicio buscaba establecer cómo ocurrió la masacre de Napalpí, en la que fueron asesinados miembros de los pueblos indígenas qom y moqoit.

Haymarket Books (2022-05-20). Wednesday 5/25: Community as Rebellion: Surviving Academia as a Woman of Color. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

Anti Police-Terror Project & CRC (2022-05-20). Wednesday 5/18: Solidarity With Buffalo from Oakland, California – A Vigil & Healing Circle. indybay.org Oscar Grant Plaza, outside of Oakland City Hall, Oakland CA, 94642…

Lynda Carson (2022-05-20). Leasing agent for John Stewart Company at The Presidio doesn't have a real estate license. indybay.org Corruption Of Property Management System Is Rampant:…

Our Reporter (2022-05-20). Striking Allied Health Workers are impatient says Oledo. plusnews.ug The Uganda Medical Association (UMA) President Dr Samuel Oledo has faulted striking staff for "complaining about how much food has been put on their plates when it's still being served in the kitchen. He was referring to an ongoing strike by Allied Health Practitioners that gas entered this fifth day today. A wave of strikes …

Staff (2022-05-20). El Salvador: Liberan a mujer acusada de abortar, tras años de prisión. cubadebate.cu El 12 de diciembre de 2011 Jacqueline fue condenada a 15 años de cárcel por el delito de homicidio en grado de tentativa, tras tener un parto extrahospitalario. Este jueves fue puesta en libertad, más de una década en prisión después. Este caso confirma el camino para la libertad de todas las mujeres criminalizadas por aborto y emergencias obstétricas.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-05-20). Emmanuel Macron anunciará la composición de su nuevo gobierno. telesurtv.net Según medios franceses el primer Consejo de Ministros del nuevo gobierno de Macron tendrá lugar el lunes 23 de mayo.

TeleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-20). Incendios forestales afectan más de 78.600 hectáreas en Honduras. telesurtv.net Al menos 155 de los 965 incendios registrados en mayo ocurrieron en microcuencas y otros 88 en zonas protegidas hondureñas.

____ (2022-05-20). David Tidswell: Int'l school 'majordomo' in Shanghai. ecns.cn David Tidswell wakes up at 6: 30 a.m. every day. Then, the deputy principal of an international school located in Shanghai's Putuo District, begins to check messages, attend online meetings, conduct research, arrange logistical support, and ensure that the foreign teachers that currently work from home have sufficient supplies, among other things.

____ (2022-05-20). Deep sea divers conclude 2-day search for missing inside sunken Japanese tour boat. ecns.cn The Japan Coast Guard said a two-day search operation inside a tourist boat that sank off Hokkaido was concluded on Friday with no bodies of the 12 missing people found.

____ (2022-05-20). Chinese, Timor-Leste's presidents exchange congratulations on 20th anniversary of diplomatic ties. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Timor-Leste's counterpart, Jose Ramos-Horta, exchanged congratulatory messages Friday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Timor-Leste's restoration of independence and the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

____ (2022-05-20). Hotpot bus debuts in Chengdu. ecns.cn The bus restaurant travels through several Chengdu's famous scenic spots and offers a unique experience to taste Sichuan hotpot while exploring Chengdu's night view. It operates once a day, allowing a maximum of 16 riders to enjoy fine dining on the move.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-05-20). 290 municipios colombianos en riesgo extremo ante presidenciales. telesurtv.net La Defensoría del Pueblo señaló que los departamentos con mayor número de municipios con riesgo extremo son Cauca, Nariño, Chocó, Norte de Santander y Antioquia.

TeleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-05-20). Convocan a cerrar hospitales por inseguridad en Haití. telesurtv.net El Hospital Bernard Mevs se pronunció en alianza con la Sociedad Haitiana de Pediatría e informó se habilitará una sala de emergencia solo para situaciones extremas.

Staff (2022-05-20). Envíanos tu foto de la lluvia. cubadebate.cu 📷🌧 øTe bañaste en el aguacero? øDónde estabas cuando cayó la primera lluvia de mayo? Mándanos tu imagen al correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com y las publicaremos este domingo en nuestra página y redes sociales.

Staff (2022-05-20). Cuba reporta 61 nuevos casos de COVID-19 y ningún fallecido. cubadebate.cu Para la COVID-19 se realizaron un total de 5163 muestras para la vigilancia en el día, resultando positivas 61. El país acumula 13 814 412 muestras realizadas y 1 104 891 positivas. Al cierre del día de ayer, 19 de mayo, se encuentran ingresados un total de 1659 pacientes, sospechosos 1307, en vigilancia 35 y confirmados activos 317.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Sharing Mayo Clinic: A heart patient's fall picks up something big. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mitch Prust has fond memories of spending long hours hiking the trails at his getaway in northwestern Wisconsin, but during a visit in late September, it's what he didn't remember that put him on a new path. It was not hours or minutes; it was just a few seconds. While this was a short lapse of time, the positive result of this experience will last a lifetime. Around 9 p.m. while walking through the woods…

Staff (2022-05-20). Irán se ofrece a mediar en el conflicto entre Rusia y Ucrania. cubadebate.cu Teherán está dispuesto a actuar como mediador entre Kiev y Moscú, dijo el jueves el ministro iraní de Asuntos Exteriores, Hossein Amir Abdullahian, mientras se desarrolla la guerra y tras varias ofertas hechas por terceros para mediar entre ambos países. El alto diplomático iraní subrayó que es posible un avance "si Estados Unidos actúa de forma racional".

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-20). Alabama Congresswomen Sewell Announces National Park Service Success. indybay.org As we prepare to host The World Conference of Mayors, Inc., Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance to San Diego, California the blessed news as we ramp up our National Campaign for Rosa Louise McCauley Parks Day of Observance…

Staff (2022-05-20). Con Filo: Verdad y ternura (+ Video). cubadebate.cu En estos días turbulentos el odio aflora: la polarización que provoca la política en las redes digitales ciega a algunos, la falta de "reglas éticas" en internet pervierte a otros. Pero, en medio de ese panorama, viene bien recordar a Martí: "No son inútiles la verdad y la ternura". De esa verdad y ternura necesitadas se habló en el programa Con Filo este jueves.

Norman Solomon, Jeff Cohen (2022-05-20). Looks Like Another "Bad Blue" Just Bit the Dust. indybay.org The incumbent protection racket takes some hits…

____ (2022-05-20). China's trade with Belt and Road countries enjoys robust growth. ecns.cn China's economic and trade ties with countries along the Belt and Road have strengthened significantly over the past decade, an official said Friday.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-20). Discover the Historic Gold Mining Town of Negro Bar, Sacramento County, California. indybay.org Since the California Gold Rush Era, the Gold Mining Town of Negro Bar, Sacramento California remains a crown jewel along today's American River Parkway; the debate will preserve or erase all authentic aspects of people of African Descent from California History.

____ (2022-05-20). Measures taken to protect winter wheat harvest. ecns.cn Measures to protect crops from diseases caused by pests and bad weather are being taken across major winter wheat production areas in China, in a bid to consolidate the foundation for a summer harvest in less than one month.

Our Reporter (2022-05-20). Education ministry to take over eight schools in Kabale. plusnews.ug Kabale district councillors have unanimously approved the coding and takeover of eight primary schools by the Ministry of Education and Sports. The schools are St Stephens Mwendo, St Jude Hamuganda in Mwendo parish, Kitumba sub-county, Kyabona Primary School in Kamuganguzi sub-county, Nyakijumba Primary School in Kyanamira sub-county, Butenga Primary School in Rubaya sub-county, Karubanda Primary …

Othering & Belonging Institute UC Berkeley (2022-05-20). Monday 5/23: Disability Justice: The Process of Creating the Disability & Intersectionality Summit. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-20). Colombia's establishment candidate disappoints in election polls. colombiareports.com The participation of Colombia's establishment candidate Federico Gutierrez in the second round of the elections is no done deal, multiple polls suggest. Three polls that were released on Thursday showed…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Mayo Clinic Minute: Muskmelons are full of flavor, nutrients. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org They might have a smelly-sounding name, but muskmelons, like cantaloupes and honeydew, are actually sweet fruits full of flavor and nutrients. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/v5e-9ENHcjY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. "Muskmelon is an overarching term that includes cantaloupe and honeydew. These fruits provide a wealth of health benefits, including antioxidant support for your immune system. They…

TeleSUR, rp, ER, JGN (2022-05-20). øQué pasaría si desaparecen todas las abejas del mundo?>. telesurtv.net La FAO indica que las abejas polinizan el 71 por ciento de los cultivos que proporcionan el 90 por ciento de los alimentos en todo el mundo.

TeleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-20). Por primera vez, árbitras participarán en Copa Mundial de la FIFA. telesurtv.net El presidente de arbitraje de la FIFA, Pierluigi Collina, dijo esperar que la inclusión de mujeres como árbitras en competiciones masculinas pase a ser algo normal.

Fave Photos (2022-05-20). Handmaids and Hangers at Bay Area Bans Off Our Bodies Protests. indybay.org Protesters painted bloody hangers on placards to symbolize the dangerous measures people resorted to in order to terminate pregnancies before Roe. "This is not about abortion" read one sign. Demonstrators know bans on abortion are just the beginning of extremist right wing attempt to take total control.

Staff (2022-05-20). øPor qué apostar por el socialismo en Cuba? (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu El pasado cinco de mayo se cumplieron 204 años del nacimiento de Carlos Marx, padre de la teoría marxista, a quien se le atribuye la siguiente frase: "El significado de paz es la ausencia de oposición al socialismo". En un mundo donde prevalece el sistema capitalista y el imperialismo como parte de él, øqué oportunidades tiene el socialismo?

Andy Weiss, Postdoctoral Fellow In Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology, Vanderbilt University (2022-05-20). Zinc is a metal essential to life — scientists have discovered a protein that helps keep cells alive when zinc levels are low. Andy Weiss, Postdoctoral Fellow in Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University

Malia Jones, Scientist In Health Geography, University of Wisconsin-madison (2022-05-20). It's impossible to determine your personal COVID-19 risks and frustrating to try — but you can still take action. Malia Jones, Scientist in Health Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Caitlin Grady, Assistant Professor of Civil, Environmental Engineering, Research Associate In the Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State (2022-05-20). Hydropower's future is clouded by droughts, floods and climate change — it's also essential to the US electric grid. Caitlin Grady, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Research Associate in the Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State

Matt Kasson, Associate Professor of Mycology, Plant Pathology, West Virginia University (2022-05-20). Beyond flora and fauna: Why it's time to include fungi in global conservation goals. Matt Kasson, Associate Professor of Mycology and Plant Pathology, West Virginia University

____ (2022-05-20). Timothy Snyder claims "Russia is fascist": Falsification in the service of US-NATO war propaganda. wsws.org The New York Times' op-ed column by Timothy Snyder—"We Should Say It. Russia is Fascist"—is yet another example of the Yale professor's role as an unscrupulous purveyor of historical falsification aimed at legitimizing the US-NATO war against Russia.

Carol Lang (2022-05-20). Role Of The AFL-CIO Supporting The Histadrut & Its Support For Apartheid. indybay.org The Israeli corporatist Zionist trade union federation Histadrut has played an important role in supporting the apartheid system in Israel. The AFL-CIO leadership with the CIA has collaborated internationally to support US imperialism.

Staff (2022-05-20). US Senate approves $40bn aid to Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 19 (MNA) — The US Senate overwhelmingly approved nearly $40 billion in new aid for Ukraine on Thursday.

____ (2022-05-20). NATO chieftain touts new global reset. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMay 19, 2022 NATO Secretary General to Allied Defence Chiefs: 'Reset' our posture to reflect new reality in Europe NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed the Allied defence chiefs on Thursday (19 May 2022), at the start of the one-day Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence session. He outlined the changed security environment due to …

____ (2022-05-20). Ukraine, Finland, Sweden, Asia-Pacific 4 attend NATO war council. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers EuropeMay 20, 2022 SACEUR attends Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) General Tod D. Wolters attended the Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session (MCCS) at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium May 19, 2022. The overall focus of the meeting was collective defence. *** Admiral …

JANET (2022-05-20). From Shireen to Jenin, Justice for Palestine! iacenter.org By Betsey Piette May 19, 2022 Philadelphia Hundreds fill the streets of Philadelphia, marching for Palestine, May 15. Photo: Joe Piette. A "Philadelphia for Palestine" rally on the 74th anniversary of the Nakba drew hundreds of activists to Center City Philadelphia May 15. Many carried signs featuring pictures of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, murdered by Israeli soldiers May 11 while covering their raid in occupied Jenin. Several people held signs that read: "From Shireen to Jenin, Justice for Palestine!" The multinational rally and march, hosted by several Palestinian, progressive Jewish and…

JANET (2022-05-20). COVID-19, global warming, war can starve the world's poorest. iacenter.org By G. Dunkel May 19, 2022 Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, two-thirds of the families in the 70 poorest countries, the ones that the U.N. classifies as low- or medium- income, had their incomes drop so drastically that adults reported that they skipped eating so their kids could eat. Sometimes the adult fasts lasted for a day or more. (UNICEF-World Bank, March 9) People living in the richest countries of the world, on the average, have had their savings increase during the same period, due to assistance from the governments like extended unemployment benefits or payroll protection plans. The world's rich…

Staff (2022-05-20). 2 US military convoys come under attack in Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources on late Thursday reported that two logistics convoys belonging to the US military were targeted in the Iraqi province of Babylon.

Staff (2022-05-20). Russia says 'nearing' full control of Luhansk. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday Moscow was nearing full control of Ukraine's eastern separatist region of Lugansk.

Staff (2022-05-20). Iran supports UN efforts addressing food insecurity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — As the whole world has been affected by food shortages, Iran's envoy and permanent representative to the United Nations said that Iran supports the United Nations' efforts to address food insecurity issues.

Staff (2022-05-20). President Raeisi arrives in West Azarbaijan Province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Iran's President Ebrahim Raeisi arrived in West Azarbaijan province on Friday morning as part of his administration's regular visits to provinces to listen to people's grievances.

Staff (2022-05-20). Russia to be equipped with 2 nuclear-powered submarines. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Russian Pacific Fleet's submarine will be equipped with a nuclear-powered strategic submarine, a multi-purpose nuclear underwater cruiser and a diesel-electric sub Magadan this year, a Russian Fleet Commander said on Friday.

Staff (2022-05-20). No sign of Iran's unserioussness in Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — IAEA Chief Rafael Grossi said that there is no sign that the Iranian side is not serious about the nuclear talks.

Staff (2022-05-20). 1 killed, 9 injured in S Korea oil refinery explosion. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — One person has been killed and nine others injured in an explosion at a refinery run by South Korean oil refiner S-Oil Corp. in the country's southwest, firefighters said Friday.

Staff (2022-05-20). Iran attaches special importance to relations with India. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, during a phone talk, told his Indian counterpart that Iran attaches special importance to relations with India.

Staff (2022-05-20). Constructive ties between countries key to regional security. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi told Azerbaijani Deputy PM that the existence of constructive relations based on mutual interests between neighboring countries is the most effective factor in maintaining regional security.

Staff (2022-05-20). Four stabbed in knife attack in Norway. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — At least four people were stabbed in Numedal in southeast Norway on Friday, with one of the victims left in a critical condition, the police have said.

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