Daily Archives: June 8, 2022

2022-06-08: News Headlines

JANET (2022-06-08). Cuba-China cooperation leads to vaccine breakthrough. iacenter.org By Sara Flounders June 7, 2022 Cuba and China formally announced June 2 that they have filed for joint patent for a Pan-Corona vaccine. The new vaccine, a collaboration between the biotechnological sectors of the two countries, is the first patent for a single vaccine effective against the many variants of COVID-19. A collaboration between the biotechnology sectors of China and Cuba has resulted in the development of the first patent for a Pan-Corona vaccine, being presented here at the National Intellectual Property Office in China. News of the jointly developed vaccine is particularly exciting because of the tw…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-08). Bulgaria Won't Send Weapons to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com On Tuesday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov "We'll do what we have promised to do and there's no need to reignite the debate every two weeks," Petkov said. "We've supported the incoming refugees, we have sent all kinds of humanitarian aid, we have also been involved with…

____ (2022-06-08). Comicomment: Americans bear the brunt of Covid policy failure of the government. ecns.cn Regardless of such a massive cost of human lives, the U.S. has never reflected on its botched Covid response.



Editor2 (2022-06-08). What are the Summits of the Americas Remembered For? orinocotribune.com By Gustavo Maranges &#1 ; Jun 2, 2022 | The 9th Summit of the Americas is about to start. The event is being held between June 6-10 in Los Angeles, California. This gathering been deemed a space to discuss matters of regional concern, but its historical results are very poor and forever tilted towards the developed northern part of the hemisphere. The most important events related to these summits have come from parallel forums called the People's Summit, where the real leaders go to discuss the harsh reality of the continent. Given its not-so-encouraging track record, it would be interesting to make a brief anal…

Anonymous811 (2022-06-08). "Land Bridge" From Russia To Crimea Completed. "Putin To Go To Transnistria" &#1 ; US Intelligence. southfront.org The Russian Ministry of Defence stated at a recent briefing that the "land bridge" between the Donbas and Crimea is…

Editor (2022-06-08). France has been killing civilians in the Donbass since yesterday. mronline.org It is now official: French Caesar guns opened fire yesterday on civilian areas in the Donbass and Donetsk. The information came from the CtsKK, the government service of the Donetsk Republic, which is responsible for recording all Ukrainian fire on civilian areas.

Amarynth (2022-06-08). Sitrep Operation Z: Denazification and Demilitarization by the hundreds. thesaker.is By Amarynth for the Saker Blog This will function as an open thread on the SMO in the Ukraine. To start it off, we look at the early morning Russian…

Noreply (2022-06-08). I Am Getting Tired Writing Posts With "No Shit" Or "Duh" Titles))). smoothiex12.blogspot.com Or, if you wish with "We told you so" titles. I wrote so much about US "intel" and how it is not really an intel that I don't have time to list all those occasions. But numbers of VSU (Nazi) losses during SMO which begin to circulate now give an impression on the progress of Russian operation in 404. Of course, all this info has a massive geopolitical impact, especially on the United States which, as always, came up with absolute BS narrative which is collapsing really fast. Well, NYT decided to start steering clear of this whole Russia "lost in Ukraine" BS it promoted together with neocon crazies, and begins thi…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-08). BREAKING: Russian Troops Took Control Of Pilipchatino, Approaching Bakhmut &#1 ; Report. southfront.org On the evening of June 8th, the first reports from the battlefield claimed Russian control over the town of Pilipchatino located 15 kilometers east of Bakhmut (Artemovsk) in the Donetsk People's Republic. The reports are yet to be confirmed. | Battle in Piliphatino broke out in mid-May. According to preliminary data, Russian-led forces advancing from Popasnaya pushed the Armed Forces of Ukraine to Pokrovsky. The AFU are expected to put up stubborn resistance in the town on the outskirts of…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-08). 800 Civilians Taken Hostage In Azot Plant In Severodonetsk &#1 ; Report. southfront.org About 800 civilians are "sheltering" at the Azot chemical plant in the city of Severodonetsk. This was reported by the Agence France-Presse (AFP), citing the lawyer of the owner of the enterprise. "About 800 civilians took refuge in the shelters of the Azot chemical plant owned by Dmytro Firtash's Group DF," the lawyer of the Ukrainian tycoon Lanny J. Davis said in a statement. | According to the statement, the civilians include about 200 out of 3,000 factory workers and about 600 resident…

Anonymous765 (2022-06-08). Ukrainian Forces Preparing To Start Another Front In Eastern Ukraine. southfront.org |

Anonymous103 (2022-06-08). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 8, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia attacked AFU armoured plant near Kharkiv with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Malinovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Spornoe with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Zvanovka with high-precision missiles; | During the battle for Svyatogorsk, 300 AFU members were killed and 21 armored vehicles were destroyed by the Russian Armed Forces, a…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-08). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On June 8, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Azot plant and nearby districts in Severodonetsk city; | Russian forces claimed control of the villages of Voronovo and Borovskoe; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces were reported in Bohorodychne; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in Zolote; | According to preliminary date the village of Tatyanovka on the outskirts of Svyatogorsk came under Russian control;…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-08). Russia, Turkey Signal Progress on Plans to Export Russian Grain. news.antiwar.com Russia and Turkey held talks Wednesday to restart the export of Ukrainian grain and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, in Istanbul and expressed support for a UN plan to open safe corridors for cargo ships to leave Ukraine's ports. | Cavusoglu said the UN plan was "reasonable" but said it requires cooperation between Moscow and Kyiv. To facilitate exports, Ukraine wou…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-08). Ukraine Not Giving US Much Information About Its Operations Against Russia. news.antiwar.com The New York Times Current and former officials told the Times that US intelligence agencies have a far better picture of Russia's military operations than Ukraine's. Even in high-level talks with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley, Ukrainian officials have only shared their strategic goals, not their operational plans. | Washington has such little information on…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-08). Ukraine: Misunderstandings and Misunderstandings. libya360.wordpress.com Thierry Meyssan The war in Ukraine is only taking place because of the ignorance of the Westerners of what was happening in Ukraine and because of a series of misunderstandings and misinterpretations. The Westerners, focused on themselves, unable to think like their interlocutors, kept making mistakes. Finally, when the military operations end and the Russians…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-08). West's Media U-Turn in Ukraine as Reality Sets In. libya360.wordpress.com The Western media is now preparing their audiences for the disappointing reality of Ukraine's loss on the battlefield. In order to do so, they are shifting the blame onto Ukraine and their apparent ability to conceal the truth from Western intelligence agencies, Western politicians, and the Western media itself. Reference: Washington Post — Ukraine's position…

_____ (2022-06-08). Western Foreign Policy Created Ukraine Crisis, is Creating Crisis with China. journal-neo.org Two recent events, both overshadowed by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, help illustrate how the same problematic aspects of Western foreign policy driving the Ukrainian conflict are hard at work in provoking conflict with yet another global power, China. Western complaints about an alleged naval base China is accused of building in Cambodia and an …

Staff (2022-06-08). "At this point we're winning the war": Brzezinski vows U.S. backing for father's/Pilsudski's Intermarium project. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Radio PolandJune 7, 2022 US ambassador reaffirms Washington's support for 3 Seas Initiative: audio report Audio link on left side of page Addressing the participants on the opening day of the 3 Seas Local Government Congress, Mark Brzezinski reiterated his country's full support for Ukraine's aspirations, as well as for the 3 Seas Initiative. The …

Staff (2022-06-08). NATO taps Norway to deliver "heavier artillery and weapons systems" to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformJune 8, 2022 Norway donates 22 M109 howitzers to Ukraine The Norwegian government has donated 22 M109 155mm tracked self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine… The donation also includes gear, spare parts and ammunition. Moreover, Norway has also trained Ukrainian soldiers on how to use the system. "The Ukrainian Armed Forces depend on Western support and are …

Staff (2022-06-08). Lithuania seeks to recruit Japan to break Odessa blockade. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Baltic TimesJune 6, 2022 Lithuanian formin asks for Japan's assistance in unblocking Odessa port Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis has asked for Tokyo's assistance in building a coalition to have Ukrainian grain safely shipped out of the port of Odessa which is now under Russia's blockade. Currently in Japan, the Lithuanian minister "asked the Japanese …

Ted Snider (2022-06-08). Longer-Range Missiles Could Also Mean Longer-Range Suffering for Ukrainians. commondreams.org The White House may say it wants diplomacy but its actions—sending more advanced weapons— could have the opposite effect.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-08). In Video: Russian Rocket Strike Destroys Norwegian M109 Heavy Howitzers In Ukraine. southfront.org On June 7, the Russian Ministry of Defense released footage showing a strike on M109 155 mm self-propelled howitzers of Kiev forces, which were recently supplied by Norway. | A salvo of what appears to be Grad 122 mm rockets hit a battery of three M109s in an unspecified part of Ukraine, destroying howitzer and damaging the other two. A tactical drone was apparently used to detect the battery and coordinate the rocket strike. | The US-made M109A4BE has a maximum firing range of 21 kilometers…

Prof. Louis René Beres (2022-06-08). "Perceptions Of Credibility": Existential Hazards Of Russian Nuclear Doctrine. moderndiplomacy.eu Abstract: In his escalating war of aggression[1] and genocide[2] against Ukraine,[3] Russian President Vladimir Putin has been recycling provocative elements of Soviet-era nuclear doctrine. One such element concerns the absence of any presumptive or codified "firebreak" between conventional and tactical nuclear force engagements.[4] Moscow seemingly identifies the critical escalatory threshold as first use of high-yield, …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-08). South African Communist Amos Mbedzi, Who Fought Apartheid, Dies a Martyr for Liberation of Swaziland. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch Amos Mbulaheni Mbedzi The South African Communist Party and the Communist Party of Swaziland along with several pro-democracy groups have vowed to continue the struggle for Swaziland's liberation from the rule of King Mswati III, the last absolute monarch in Africa, for which Mbedzi paid the ultimate price Communists and pro-democracy activists across…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-08). Colombia Needs Democracy: An Interview with María José Pizarro. libya360.wordpress.com Vijay Prashad, Taroa Zuniga Silva The candidates of the Historic Pact, Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez The run-off presidential election in Colombia in June 19 is a rare opportunity for a left-wing breakthrough, which will help set aside the violent agenda that has so far been supported by the country's elite On May 29, 2022, a…

Amarynth (2022-06-08). Gonzalo Lira: What Russia Has To Do After Russia Wins. thesaker.is

Staff (2022-06-08). E. Mediterranean: 65 ships, subs, aircraft in NATO mine warfare drills. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Maritime CommandJune 7, 2022 NATO ships participate in Italian Mine Warfare Exercise 22, Mare Aperto Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) participated in Exercise Mare Aperto-Italian Mine Warfare Exercise 22 (ITA MINEX-22) in the Mediterranean Sea May 13-27. Exercise Mare Aperto-ITA MINEX 22 was an opportunity for NATO to enhance its mine countermeasures …

Staff (2022-06-08). NATO moves deployable air command assets to Turkey for war games. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandJune 7, 2022 NATO's Deployable Air Command and Control experts set off to Turkey for exercise Ramstein DUST 22 Staff and equipment from NATO's Deployable Air Command and Control Centre (DACCC) started the 2,500 km journey from Poggio Renatico, Italy to Konya Air Base, Turkey for exercise Ramstein Dust-II 2022 (RADU-II/22) at the …

Staff (2022-06-08). NATO chief talks with Baltic PMs, touts strike force, battle groups, 40,000 troops under his command. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJune 8, 2022 NATO Secretary General addresses deterrence and defence with Baltic Prime Ministers On Wednesday (8 June 2022), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a conference call with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Latvian Prime Minster Arturs Kri≈°jƒÅnis Kari≈Ü≈° and Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida ≈ imonytƒó. The Secretary General and the Prime Ministers discussed …

____ (2022-06-08). BYD becomes third most valuable automaker globally. ecns.cn Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD has a market capitalization of more than $128 billion as of June 8, 2022, making it the world's third most valuable automaker by market cap, according to CompaniesMarketCap statistics.

____ (2022-06-08). AIIB issues 1.5 bln yuan of panda bonds in China. ecns.cn The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has issued 1.5 billion yuan (about 225.11 million U.S.The issuance has a maturity of three years with a coupon rate of 2.4 percent, which aims to raise funds to support the construction of sustainable development infrastructure.

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-08). WATCH: AOC Rips Lax Gun Laws, NRA 'Blood Money' During House Hearing. commondreams.org "For all the billions and trillions that this body authorizes in the name of national security, we can't even keep our kids safe from their schools being turned into a war zone."

Richard Eskow (2022-06-08). The Peterson Billionaire Clique Is Back for Your Social Security. commondreams.org If the Budget Committee listens to them, it could mean disaster for millions of Social Security recipients.

Chris Walker (2022-06-08). Victims of Buffalo & Uvalde Shootings Will Testify Before Congress Wednesday. truthout.org Survivors of the mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, as well as family members of victims, are slated to testify before Congress on Wednesday. | The House Oversight and Reform Committee

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-08). WATCH: Uvalde Pediatrician Who Witnessed 'Carnage' Begs Lawmakers to Act on Gun Control. commondreams.org "In this case, you are the doctors and our country is the patient," Dr. Roy Guerrerro said during his graphic, emotional congressional testimony. "We are lying on the operating table, riddled with bullets like the children of Robb Elementary and so many other schools."

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-08). US Warns of 'Forceful Response' If North Korea Tests Nuclear Weapon. news.antiwar.com In Seoul on Tuesday, Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman "Any nuclear test would be in complete violation of UN Security Council resolutions [and] there would be a swift and forceful response to such a test," Sherman said. | The US has been warning North Korea might be preparing for its first nuclear test since 2017 as Pyongyang's ba…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-08). White House Defends Biden's Plans to Visit 'Pariah' Saudi Arabia and Meet With MbS. news.antiwar.com The White House on Tuesday defended Although the dates for Biden's trip to Saudi Arabia haven't yet been set, he did confirm that he has plans to meet with MbS, who is the Kingdom's de facto leader. Defending the MbS meeting, the White House said it will serve the US national interest. | "This trip to Israel and Saudi Arabia — when it comes [md…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-08). US, Europeans Submit Anti-Iran Resolution to IAEA Board. news.antiwar.com The week-long IAEA Board of Governors meeting moved into its second day, with continued focus on Iran, and the US and European allies The resolution takes aim at the least substantial and most widely discussed issue, the discovery of uranium traces at undeclared sites in Iran. The resolution echoes IAEA position that Iran has not satisfied their questions about the traces. | The uranium traces have been an IAEA topic for years…

Ali Abunimah (2022-06-08). Germany permits Israel to kill its citizens with impunity. electronicintifada.net Prosecutor's decision not to investigate 2014 slaying of Kilani family "politically motivated."

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-06-08). Impunity for Israel begets abuses — UN probe. electronicintifada.net Permanent commission of inquiry is the first to examine Israel's system of repression as a whole.

_____ (2022-06-08). Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's Tour of Pacific Ocean Nations. journal-neo.org Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's ten-day tour of a number of countries in the Pacific Ocean, which began on May 26, has provoked considerable commotion in the camp of Beijing's regional opponents. The words "led by the United States" would be logical, and generally speaking, corresponds to fundamental realities. Yet, when we look at the …

_____ (2022-06-08). Erdogan and the Unification of Turkic-speaking States. journal-neo.org Turkey's budget deficit in April widened 197% from a year earlier, Bloomberg reported on May 16, as government spending soared. A number of other foreign agencies in recent reports are increasingly focusing on the clearly intensifying socio-political crisis in this country, and the Turkish economy is experiencing a truly rocky period. Another fall of the …

_____ (2022-06-08). Zuckerberg, Rockefeller, Google and the Privatization of Election Integrity. journal-neo.org Through deceit and capitalizing on loopholes in US law for non-profit entities, private corporate and foundation interests have and are pouring vast sums of money to corrupt the US election process in the interest of a dystopian Green Agenda and worse. It consists of a complex network of interests including Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Google, …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-08). Colombia: World Power of Life or Neo-Fascist Pillar? libya360.wordpress.com Agustín Laó-Montes Francia Marquez and Gustavo Petro (Photo: @darwintorres_22 Twitter) The leftist Historical Pact emerged as the favorite of Colombian voters in the recent election. But rightist forces are working to prevent Gustavo Petro and Francia Marquez from winning in the second round and becoming President and Vice President of Colombia. A new and devastating utopia…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-08). CIA-Backed Terrorism, "Humanitarian" NGOs, & the Cycle of War Propaganda. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer SheaWithin Washington's current disinformation campaign targeting Russia, there are a series of traits which reflect a pattern. A pattern that becomes visible when one has studied the cycle of imperialist propaganda long enough. In the 21st century, where sanctions, online narratives, and a dynamic of reignited great-power competition define how imperialism operates, this cycle…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-08). OAS 'Murderer' Almagro Confronted on Bolivia Coup. libya360.wordpress.com Kawsachun News OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro had a meltdown on Tuesday as he was confronted by a U.S. activist of the Party for Socialism and Liberation on his role in the 2019 coup in Bolivia. Almagro was called a murderer, not only for backing the dictatorship of Jeanine Añez, but was also condemned for…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-08). For the Peoples of Our Region, the Failure of Biden's Summit of the Americas Would Be a Welcome Event. libya360.wordpress.com Ajamu Baraka Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announces he will not attend the Summit of Americas The Summit of the Americas is not the property of the host nation. The U.S. has no right to exclude, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, but has done so in disregard of their sovereignty. The U.S. is not fit…

_____ (2022-06-08). Biden's Exclusionary 'Summit Of The Americas' Disrupted By Journalists. popularresistance.org The ninth Summit of the America's opened in Los Angeles on Monday, June 6. This is the second time that the summit has been hosted in the United States. The Biden administration chose to exclude the elected governments of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, inviting members of the US-backed far right 'opposition' instead. That decision caused the presidents of other American countries to boycott the summit, notably Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras and Guatemala. | In protest, social movements from the United States and Latin America organized a counter summit, The People's Summit, which begins on June 8. Journalists involved…

_____ (2022-06-08). Haiti and the Americas Syllabus. popularresistance.org What does it mean to defend our Americas? For the Black Alliance for Peace, defending our Americas begins with a re-drawing of the map of the Americas. No longer can the United States stand at the center of the hemisphere, upholding an eternal whiteness while imposing a suffocating capitalism. Instead, for BAP, Haiti is the center of the Americas. Solidarity with Haiti is key to the defense of the Americas. Haiti endures the original territory of Black emancipation from slavery, of Black independence from colonialism, and Black resistance to racism and global capitalism. | Yet Haiti has also become the region's l…

_____ (2022-06-08). Ominous Economic Distress In India: No Buying Power, No Jobs, Rising Prices. popularresistance.org Recently released estimates of India's economic output show that people are not spending enough. The only reason this can be is because they do not have sufficient income, and their buying power is limited. On the other hand, prices of all essential commodities are increasing at a disturbingly high rate. This will further restrict spending. Industrial production has grown at snail's pace, and with people not having enough to spend, demand will continue to be low and industrial output too will languish. Bank credit for large industries is growing very slowly. So, prospects of any check on raging unemployment conti…

_____ (2022-06-08). The Setback In Russiagate Probe. popularresistance.org Michael Sussmann, an A-list attorney who was a senior advisor to Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, was acquitted by a jury in the federal District Court of the District of Columbia last week. | Sussmann had been accused of lying to the F.B.I., a crime widely considered to be a "process felony" or a "throwaway felony," something the Justice Department charges you with when they can't get you for anything else. Even though the federal sentencing guidelines called for 0-6 months in prison had Sussmann been convicted, the loss of his law license and the humiliation of a felony conviction would have been a…

Staff (2022-06-08). #FreeSalahHamouri: Palestinian lawyer and human rights defender ordered to 3 more months in arbitrary detention. samidoun.net On Monday, 6 June, Israeli occupation forces once again ordered Palestinian-French lawyer and human rights defender Salah Hamouri to an additional three months jailed without charge or trial under administrative detention. Hamouri is a Palestinian Jerusalemite, born to a Palestinian father and a French mother, and has faced relentless persecution by the Israeli regime, locking …

Staff (2022-06-08). The 9th Summit of the Americas, Another Nail in the Coffin of Monroe Doctrine. orinocotribune.com With the exclusion of some countries from the 9th Summit of the Americas, the demise of the US global hegemony is advancing slowly, but steadily. | A few hours before the inauguration of the 9th Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, California, the Biden administration had not yet been able to publish its guest list for the event. | This is the second time the US is hosting the Summit, the first time was the first Summit held in Miami back in 1994. The objectives proposed for this ninth edition of the Summit are to focus on the creation of a regional agreement on migration and the formulation of a post COVID-…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-08). U.S. COVID response: War and profiteering remains the priority. mronline.org The death toll in the U.S. due to COVID-19 has crossed 1 million. The richest country in the world has stumbled in controlling the pandemic and the poorest have suffered the most.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Mayo Clinic Minute: High-intensity workouts and reducing risk of injury. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org High-intensity function training, such as boot camp-type exercise classes, continues to grow in popularity, especially as many COVID-19 restrictions have relaxed. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, explains how someone can reap the benefits of this type of exercise while avoiding injury. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/kNqNSA-m3kk Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read…

____ (2022-06-08). China ramps up supervision over nucleic acid testing agencies. ecns.cn China's top drug regulator said on Tuesday it will significantly increase supervision over COVID-19 nucleic acid testing agencies following several reports of fraud.

Morning Star (2022-06-08). Monkeypox garners attention only after it's circulating in rich capitalist countries. peoplesworld.org If you have been following infectious disease news since the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have already seen reports on the rising number of cases of monkeypox. Monkeypox is a disease caused by the monkeypox virus, which belongs to a small family of viruses that also includes smallpox. In fact, monkeypox is so similar to smallpox …

Scorinoco (2022-06-08). Venezuela Launches Tech Platform to Quickly Resolve Public Services Issues. orinocotribune.com The Maduro government has recently been focused on resolving quality-of-life issues for Venezuelan workers and families. | The Venezuelan government launched a new app-based initiative to address deteriorated public services that will facilitate a more direct means of communication between the citizenry and the government. | President Nicolás Maduro toured the headquarters of a newly-opened rapid-response center, located inside the presidential palace of Miraflores on May 28, saying the new system would "show the complaint, show the process and show the result, so that people can see processes and results." | Mad…

Staff (2022-06-08). President Maduro Begins Eurasian Tour in Turkey. orinocotribune.com Caracas, June 7, 2022 ( In images broadcast by…

____ (2022-06-08). Another survivor of Nanjing Massacre passes away. ecns.cn Yu Changxiang, who survived the Nanjing Massacre, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 95.

Anonymous103 (2022-06-08). Military Situation In Syria On June 8, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 8, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 9 times: 5 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 2 &#1 ; in Idlib province, 2 &#1 ; in Latakia province; | On June 7, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled YPG positions near Tal Rafaat; | On June 7, the Russian and Syrian Air Forces carried out a joint exercise in south of Syria; | On June 7, the US-led coalition and the SDF sent 15 military vehicles to the Al-Shaheel area; | On June 7…

Editor (2022-06-08). Dossier no. 53: This land is the land of our ancestors. mronline.org The labour relations on South African farms continue to maintain race, gender, and class inequalities as a central character of work and life.

Editor (2022-06-08). Ralph Gonsalves: "Latin-Caribbean integration is necessary, but it has been discontinuous" mronline.org The small island countries of CARICOM have given a demonstration of dignity and sovereignty, maintaining firm positions on the U.S. interference policy against Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela.

Editor (2022-06-08). Starbucks unionization wave hits New Orleans. mronline.org New Orleans Starbucks workers at 7700 Maple Street are the first in the city to file for union certification, amidst dozens of nationwide unionization efforts at the country's largest coffee chain.

Editor (2022-06-08). U.S. govt's Summit of the Americas fails: Boycott by presidents of Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras, Guatemala. mronline.org As the U.S. government's Summit of the Americas opens in Los Angeles, California, the presidents of Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras, and Guatemala have refused to attend, protesting the exclusion of Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-08). SEIU nursing home workers protest poor patient care and pay. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON —Nursing home workers nationwide demonstrated in 12 states on June 8 for quality care for their patients, better pay on the job and safe staffing in the facilities. The campaign, organized by the Service Employees, emphasized the workers are undervalued for the care they give. "On June 8th, nursing home workers across the country …

Anonymous669 (2022-06-08). Russia Deployed Additional Air-Defense Systems In Northeastern Syria (Video). southfront.org The Russian military is deploying more reinforcements in Syria's northeastern region in what appears to be an attempt to deter Turkey, whose military and proxies are preparing to launch a new operation against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). | On June 7, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the Russian military deployed reinforcements at al-Mabaqer base near the SDF-held town of Tell Tamer in the northern countryside of al-Hasakah. | According to the London-…

Eric A. Gordon (2022-06-08). 'Come From Away,' a rollicking tribute to Newfoundland hospitality after 9/11. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES — The critically acclaimed and widely celebrated Broadway musical Come From Away has landed once again at the Ahmanson Theatre in downtown L.A. for a short run of the touring production. It opened June 1 and runs only through June 12. The blockbuster show is a kind of collective musicalized journal of those …

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-08). Head honchos at low-pay firms raised CEO pay in pandemic. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The head honchos at more than one-third of the nation's lowest-paying firms—including Amazon, Maximus and Starbucks, which are battling unionization drives—jacked up their own total compensation, right in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, a new report says. Executive Excess 2022 by the Institute for Policy Studies reveals the gap between those rich CEOs and …

Anonymous669 (2022-06-08). Russian Black Sea Patrol Ship Spotted Carrying Tor Air-Defense System. southfront.org A project 22160 patrol ship of the Russian Navy's Black Sea Fleet has been spotted carrying a land-based Tor air-defense system. | On June 7, Russian sources shared a photo showing the patrol ship sailing off to a mission with the Tor system strapped to its flight deck. | Some experts suggested that the ship is transporting the air-defense system to Snake island. However, others speculated that the system was installed to offer additional protection to the ship against aircraft, helic…

Anonymous669 (2022-06-08). Syria, Russia Carried Out First Joint Live-Fire Aerial Drills (Video). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti | The Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) and the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) have carried out a joint live-fire exercise, the Syrian Ministry of Defense announced on June 8. | In a statement, the ministry said two Russian Su-35s fighter jets and six Syrian MiG-23ML and MiG-29SM fighter jets took part in the exercise that simulated facing "hostile" fighter jets and drones that violate…

Chauncey K. Robinson (2022-06-08). 'Unhuman' review: A vibrant zombie feature that tries to offer more than just clichés. peoplesworld.org Zombie movies and television shows usually deal with the dead, sort-of-dead, or drastically changed, who come back to life causing havoc and death to all the regular humans who remain. On the surface this subgenre of horror is all about the creatures and the scares. On a deeper level, when used effectively, zombies and the …

Cameron Orr (2022-06-08). Buses filling up nationwide for June 18 Poor People's Campaign D.C. march. peoplesworld.org Across the country, spots on buses are filling up as thousands of people prepare to head to Washington, D.C., for the June 18th "Mass Poor People's and Low Wage Workers' Assembly" organized by the Poor People's Campaign. Billed as a "moral march on Washington and to the polls" for the November elections, the event will …

Amy Goodman (2022-06-08). Latin American Nations Skip Summit of Americas for Excluding Cuba and Venezuela. truthout.org Top leaders from Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are all absent from the ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced he would boycott the conference after the U.S. said it would not invite Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua. We speak with historian Alejandro Velasco and Roberto Lovato, award-winning Salvadoran American journalist and author, who calls the conference "a failure of hemispheric proportions and a global embarrassment for the United States and for the Biden administration." Lovato calls t…

Jim Hightower (2022-06-08). The US Supreme Court Has Become a Right-Wing Corporate Conspiracy. commondreams.org A handful of aloof, unelected judges have been turning what's supposed to be a citadel of justice into an unrestrained political instrument for instituting autocratic, plutocratic, theocratic power over us.

Amarynth (2022-06-08). RUSSIA &#1 ; NEON GAS Masterplan Targets MICROCHIPS. Russia Removes Key Ingredient for Production. thesaker.is

Amarynth (2022-06-08). Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's statement and answers to media questions: news conference on current international issues. thesaker.is Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's statement and answers to media questions at a news conference on current international issues, Moscow, June 6, 2022 Colleagues, Last night and this morning, we received…

Amarynth (2022-06-08). Is lasting peace possible? thesaker.is By William T. Hathaway for the Saker Blog The wise men of the establishment are again telling us that hopes for lasting peace are a delusion. They declare that human…

HERB (2022-06-08). Moveable Feast Cafe 2022/06/08 … Open Thread. thesaker.is 2022/06/08 09: 00: 01Welcome to the 'Moveable Feast Cafe'. The 'Moveable Feast' is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of…

Fra Hughes (2022-06-08). The Nakba, Administrative Detention, Jenin, and Shireen Abu Akleh. orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes — Jun 1, 2022 | What do these four separate events have in common? | The Nakba, as many people are already aware, refers to the mass expulsion of ethnic Palestinians from their homes towns and villages in 1948. | Over 7 ,000 old men, young women, mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, fled for their lives, under the threat of annihilation and ethnic genocide from the forces of the newly created "Israel." | "Israel" was born into the bloodied hands of Zionist terrorism, the Irgun, Stern gangs, and Haganah. | Terrorist groups murdered, maimed, mutilated, and raped Palestinians as part of the…

Staff (2022-06-08). Biden Declares Emergency over Possible Electricity Crisis in the US. orinocotribune.com US President Joe Biden has made a declaration of emergency due to possible electricity shortages that could hit the United States in near future, according to a "Multiple factors are threatening the ability of the United States to provide sufficient electricity generation to serve expected customer…

Ana Perdigón (2022-06-08). Jeanine àÅñez Coup d'État Trial Resumes in Bolivia. orinocotribune.com On Monday, April 6, the Coup d'État II trial against former de facto president of Bolivia, Jeanine àÅñez, was resumed in court. However, after àÅñez suffered a health complication at the Miraflores prison, where she was following the trial via videoconference, the president of the First Anti-Corruption Sentencing Court of La Paz, Germán Ramos, decided to suspend the hearing for the day, and announced that hearings will restart on Tuesday. | The hearing on Monday lasted more than six hours, and many aspect of the trial were discussed, such as a complaint filed by àÅñez's defense, challenging a…

Editor2 (2022-06-08). African Union Head Calls for Lifting of Sanctions on Russia. orinocotribune.com Senegalese President Macky Sall highlighted the relationship that exists between Russia and African countries, recalling that the Eurasian nation "played a tremendous role in the independence of the African continent and this will never be forgotten". | The President of Senegal and of the African Union, Macky Sall, held a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday and called for the lifting of sanctions imposed on Moscow, specifically those affecting the export of wheat and fertilizers. | During the meeting, held in the city of Sochi, the Senegalese president declared that "there are two main p…

Ann Brown (2022-06-08). Top Reparations Scholar Dr. Sandy Darity: White Support For Reparations Has Dramatically Increased from 4% to 30%. moguldom.com New York City-based community activist the Rev. Al Sharpton, founder of the National Action Network, recently noted on Twitter that a majority of white Americans do not support cash reparations for Black Americans. "Did you know that 65% of Americans oppose cash reparations to Black people (according to a 2021 Washington Post poll)?" Sharpton tweeted, …

Ann Brown (2022-06-08). South African Christian Pastor Found Guilty Of Treason, Wanted To Poison Water and Use Biological Weapons Against Blacks. moguldom.com South African Christian Pastor Harry Knoesen was found guilty on June 6o of plotting to overthrow the government and to kill thousands of Black people in the country. Knoesen, 61, is a leader of the National Christian Resistance Movement, was found guilty of high treason, incitement to carry out violence, and recruiting people to commit …

Matt Sedlar (2022-06-08). Black Children are Disproportionately Harmed by Extremist Gun Rights Policies in the US. cepr.net The US is a toxic country as far as gun violence is concerned, particularly for Black people. Only when US politicians are committed to common sense gun safety policies will we see any change.

Staff (2022-06-08). What is Happening in Bolivia: CEPR's Recent Work. cepr.net Updated June 8, 2022 Reports 6/1/21: Bolivia After the 2019 Coup: Economic Policy 12/9/20: What Criticisms of Bolivia's 2019 Elections Continue to Get Wrong 5/27/20: The Ends Don't Justify the Means &#1 ; Center for Economic and Policy Research 3/10/20: Observing the Observers: The OAS in the 2019 Bolivian Elections 2/27/20: Analysis of the 2019 Bolivia …

Staff (2022-06-08). Turkey lectures Russian FM, DM on its impending invasion of Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Daily SabahJune 8, 2022 Turkey urges Russia to fulfill deals to clear N. Syria of terrorists Turkey expects Russia to fulfill commitments made in Syria against terrorist organizations and abide by agreements signed in 2019, Foreign Minister Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu said Wednesday, reiterating Ankara's call for northern Syria near the Turkish borders to be cleared of …

Staff (2022-06-08). State's Sherman rallies Japan, S. Korea against N. Korea, Russia, China. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Yonhap News AgencyJune 8, 2022 S. Korea, U.S., Japan agree to bolster security ties against N. Korea South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed Wednesday to bolster their united front against North Korea's threats, as their senior government officials gathered here…. It marked the first trilateral meeting of the regional powers' No. 2 diplomats …

____ (2022-06-08). Gun violence dents U.S. birth rate: media. ecns.cn Gun violence across the United States has left the American people "hostages to fate," affecting negatively the country's birth rate, a columnist at The Colorado Sun has said.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Consumer Health: Life after cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed Sunday, June 5, which make this a good time to learn more about life after cancer. One in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer, and more than 16.9 million cancer survivors are alive today, according to the American Cancer Society. Survival rates are improving for many types of cancer, thanks to advances in cancer screening and treatment. Many cancer treatments take a toll, though, in the form of side effects…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Fibroids and pregnancy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 24, single and looking forward to having a family one day. I was recently diagnosed with fibroids. What treatment options would allow me to have a baby in the future? ANSWER: Fibroids are noncancerous masses made of muscle that grow within the uterus. While fibroids are common — they are present in over 75% of women — most people don't have symptoms or pregnancy problems due to fibroids, and everyone does not need…

____ (2022-06-08). Treasures found at 300-year-old sunken galleon in Columbia. ecns.cn The San Jose galleon sank in 1708 near Colombia's Caribbean port of Cartagena.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-08). Imperial alumni and experts focus on solving global development challenges. imperial.ac.uk Imperial alumni and experts focused on ways to tackle major global challenges faced by developing countries, at an event in Geneva.

Sharon Zhang (2022-06-08). Ithaca Starbucks Workers Call for Local Boycott After Company Closes Union Store. truthout.org Workers are calling for a local boycott of Starbucks in Ithaca, New York, after the company announced that it would be closing a recently unionized store in a major escalation of its anti-union campaign. | On Friday, Starbucks informed workers at the College Avenue store in Ithaca that it would be closing the store permanently on June 10, only a week from the notification date. In early April, the store became the third unionized location in Ithaca after workers voted 19 to 1 to unionize; as a result, Ithaca became the first city where all Starbucks locations are fully unionized. | Workers plan to rally on Wednes…

John Feffer (2022-06-08). Biden Has a Chance to Repair, Not Inflame, US Relations With China. commondreams.org Improving relations with China could lower inflation, isolate Vladimir Putin, and accelerate the transition to a clean energy future.

____ (2022-06-08). Cantonese opera themed bus launched in Guangzhou. ecns.cn No 8, a Cantonese opera themed bus route was officially launched in Guangzhou on Wednesday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Mayo Clinic, NAACP to welcome inaugural RISE for Youth cohort on June 6. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic and NAACP Rochester Branch will welcome 40 promising high school and college students to RISE for Youth, on Monday, June 6. This program, which is in its inaugural year, is designed to help Black and underrepresented students find pathways to success in education and employment. RISE stands for Reflect, Inspire, Strengthen and Empower, and is an approach developed by Anjali Bhagra, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic's Office of Equity,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Consumer Health: Recovering from a stroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Stroke Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about recovering from a stroke with stroke rehabilitation. Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. and a major cause of serious disability for adults. More than 795,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Stroke risk increases with age, especially after 55, but strokes can occur at…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Consumer Health: Understanding C. diff infection. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Clostridioides difficile is a bacterium that causes an infection of the large intestine. The bacterium is often referred to as C. difficile or C. diff. Some people carry C. diff bacteria in their intestines but never become sick. They are carriers of the bacteria and may spread infections. Illness from C. diff typically occurs after using antibiotics. It most commonly affects older adults in hospitals or long-term care facilities. About 200,000 people in the U.S….

____ (2022-06-08). China's space exploration 'astonishing', professor says. ecns.cn China's speed of space exploration is "astonishing" and the country has been emerging as one of the leaders in the field, said Quentin Parker.

Sharon Zhang (2022-06-08). 25 Senate Democrats Urge Biden to Use Executive Power to Protect Abortion Access. truthout.org Senate Democrats are demanding that President Joe Biden immediately craft and sign an executive order to protect access to reproductive health care, including abortions, as conservatives across the country escalate their attacks on reproductive rights. | In

____ (2022-06-08). NASA to launch 3 rockets from northern Australia. ecns.cn Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced that the country will launch NASA rockets for the first time in 27 years within a month.

____ (2022-06-08). Poor attendance of regional countries clouds U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas. ecns.cn The U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas got off to a rough start here on Monday following Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's official boycott of the regional gathering over a guest list that excludes Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela.

____ (2022-06-08). 110,000 tons of wheat purchased for grain reserve. ecns.cn Chinese authorities have purchased 110,000 metric tons of wheat from farmers as of Tuesday, according to China Grain Reserves Corporation Group, which manages the national grain reserve.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to prevent injuries when playing pickleball. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The game of pickleball is surging in popularity across the country. It can be played at any age and skill level. While many might assume that pickleball is a slower, lower-impact sport, experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to remember that injuries from playing pickleball can and do happen. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/lfOkCWO5pNo Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Science Saturday: What's behind patient requests for stem cells? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In one of the first studies of its kind, Mayo Clinic analyzed a large group of patients to understand their motivations for seeking stem cell therapies and whether expectations are grounded in science. The findings could help health care professionals cut through misleading claims and better counsel patients. This research by Jennifer Arthurs; Zubin Master, Ph.D.; and Shane Shapiro, M.D. — all of Mayo Clinic — is published in NPJ Regenerative Medicine. "We learned that many patients interested in stem cells had…

Noreply (2022-06-08). Excellent Political Commentary From Both Alexes. smoothiex12.blogspot.com Thank you to our own Thomas Malthaus who directed me to this excellent video by Duran people. As you know I cannot possibly catch everything even from my preferred sources, but this discussion by both Alexes is excellent and gives a good situational awareness of Europe's political dynamics. Excellent conversation.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Mayo Clinic Q and A: How do you treat hemorrhagic cysts? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes hemorrhagic ovarian cysts, and what is the treatment for them? Will having one of these cysts affect my ability to conceive? ANSWER: Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts happen in women who haven't gone through menopause. They are a result of ovulation. Why some women develop these cysts and others do not isn't clear. Treatment for hemorrhagic ovarian cysts depends on the size of the cyst and if it causes symptoms. Symptoms usually include pelvic…

____ (2022-06-08). 5th CIIE to be held offline, on-schedule. ecns.cn The fifth China International Import Expo will be held offline as scheduled from Nov 5 to 10 in Shanghai, the Paper reported on Wednesday quoting the China International Import Expo Bureau.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Getting kids involved in the kitchen. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If your child is a picky eater, the battle over healthy foods can be a challenge. Being fussy about food is common in toddlers and small children, but parents can try some tips and tricks to introduce new foods. One approach to improving eating habits is to get kids involved in the kitchen. Involving children in meal planning and teaching kids to cook can have multiple benefits. Not only is cooking a necessary life skill,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Additional opinions helpful in treating back pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my late 50s and have an active lifestyle. I have had two prior surgeries for a herniated lumbar disk. Recently, I began to have leg pain, which occurred previously, so I believe I must have another herniated disk. I have tried pain medicines and injections in the past, and I've taken up swimming to remain active. Is there anything else I can do to treat this except undergoing surgery again?…

____ (2022-06-08). China always Kyrgyzstan's most reliable partner: Chinese FM. ecns.cn Wang Yi said here on Tuesday that China supports Kyrgyzstan in maintaining political stability, social harmony and sustainable economic development, adding that China has always been Kyrgyzstan's most reliable long-term strategic cooperative partner.

____ (2022-06-08). 5.0-magnitude quake hits China's Xinjiang. ecns.cn A 5.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Pishan County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at 2: 52 p.m. Wednesday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

____ (2022-06-08). Over 900 relics from Beijing to be displayed in Hong Kong Palace Museum. ecns.cn The Palace Museum in Beijing announced on Tuesday that seven exhibitions with more than 900 precious cultural relics from the collection of the museum will be on display in the Hong Kong Palace Museum.

____ (2022-06-08). Unfinished painting by Leonardo da Vinci displayed in French Museum. ecns.cn The unfinished painting "Le Saint Jerome" by Leonardo da Vinci is on display at the Clos Luce museum, Amboise, central France, June 7, 2022.

____ (2022-06-08). 4,000-ton steel structure lends Guangzhou Baiyun Railway Station petal appeal. ecns.cn A 4,000-ton steel structure of Guangzhou Baiyun Railway Station, a major transport hub for Greater Bay Area, has been completed, lending the station a flower-petal look.

____ (2022-06-08). Train derailment kills at least 17 in Iran. ecns.cn A passenger train partially derailed in eastern Iran early Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and injuring more.

____ (2022-06-08). Massive surge of butterflies seen in Yunnan. ecns.cn Stichophthalma louisa butterflies fly at the Butterfly Valley in Jinping county, Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, June 7, 2022.

____ (2022-06-08). Hebei craftsman creates historic miniature using 158 kg of silver. ecns.cn Hebei craftsman Qian Haiqiang created a miniature of Tengwang Pavilion, one of China's four great towers in Jiangxi Province, using 158 kilograms of silver during five years of dedication.

____ (2022-06-08). At least 10 dead, injured in Iran train derailment. ecns.cn At least 10 people died and more were injured in a train derailment in Iran early Wednesday, according to the Iranian Students' News Agency.

____ (2022-06-08). Farmers busy with summer harvest at night. ecns.cn A harvester is busy collecting wheat at a wheat field at night in Yinan county, Linyi, east China's Shandong province, June 7 2022. Local farmers worked day and night to ensure a bumper harvest in Shandong.

Sandy Smith-Nonini (2022-06-08). Russia's Oil Dependency Pushed Putin's Rush to War. commondreams.org Oil dependence is Putin's bane, and ours.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Consumer Health: Kids and swimming safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Healthy and Safe Swimming Week will be observed May 23—29, which makes this a good time to learn more about keeping kids safe around the water. For many people, the hot summer days are often spent swimming at a lake or pool. But before you help your child suit up, it's important to consider some safety tips. Swimming after eating The old saying about waiting an hour after eating before swimming isn't entirely true. It's OK…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-08). Imperial ranked sixth best university in the world. imperial.ac.uk Imperial College London has been recognised as one of the world's top universities in a leading global league table.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Ask the Mayo Mom: Surgical options to repair pectus excavatum. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Pectus excavatum is a condition where a person's breastbone is sunken into the chest. While the sunken breastbone is often noticeable shortly after birth, the severity of pectus excavatum typically worsens during the adolescent growth spurt. "The initial diagnosis is often based on appearance," explains Dr. Denise Klinkner, a pediatric surgeon at Mayo Clinic Children's Center and practice chair of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Mayo Clinic. "Then when we try to grade the severity, using…

____ (2022-06-08). CRRC Sifang delivered railcar to Chicago. ecns.cn CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of China South Locomotive and Rolling Stock Industry (Group) Corporation (CRRC), delivered a 7000-series railcar to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) on Monday after a test run.

Chris Walker (2022-06-08). Progressive Orgs Seek to Bar Trump From Office Through State Elections Officials. truthout.org Progressive organizations Our Revolution and Free Speech for People are encouraging elections officials in 10 states to deem current and former lawmakers involved in the January 6 Capitol attack as insurrectionists that are unfit to serve in office ever again, per rules set in the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. |

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-08). Imperial experts to develop low-cost digital crop virus sensors with $1m grant. imperial.ac.uk Researchers have received $1million to develop low-cost digital sensors that detect viruses in plants and crops with international partners.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to have a productive visit with your health care professional. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Whether an appointment has been on the calendar for months or your visit to your health care professional's office is because of a sudden issue, getting the right treatment and answers to questions starts with a productive conversation. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/cs4SewSV2LU Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Science Saturday: In neurodegenerative diseases, Mayo Clinic research finds shared gene patterns, widespread damage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Damage to brain cells in two separate neurodegenerative diseases — Alzheimer's disease and progressive supranuclear palsy — is not limited to specific parts of the brain and these diseases share a pattern of gene alterations within the brain, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic, the University of Florida and other collaborating organizations. The researchers say this finding suggests the neurodegenerative diseases may have the same underlying disease links. The finding, which is published in The Journal…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Disparities in opioid treatment access remain for women, Black and Hispanic people. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Buprenorphine is a prescription approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that effectively treats opioid dependence or addiction. But women, as well as Black and Hispanic populations, do not have equal access to this potentially lifesaving medication, new Mayo Clinic research finds. The study published Friday, June 3, in JAMA Network Open. The research team used the OptumLabs Data Warehouse to examine 3,110 filled prescriptions of buprenorphine from 72,055 emergency department visits across the…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-08). Meet the trailblazers of today and tomorrow at Great Exhibition Road Festival. imperial.ac.uk The public are invited to meet the Imperial people and ideas changing our world at the Great Exhibition Road Festival next weekend.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-08). Mayo Clinic Q and A: How are rotator cuff tears treated? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I injured my rotator cuff recently and was told I was not a candidate for surgery. However, a friend shared that there's a new minimally invasive treatment option that uses a balloon implant. How does this procedure work, and how does it compare to traditional treatments? ANSWER: The rotator cuff is a group of muscles critical for the strength, stability and function of the shoulder. Tears of the rotator cuff tendons are a common…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Biden to travel to Europe for G7, NATO summits. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden will travel to Germany for a G7 summit and continue on to Spain for a NATO summit in late June, White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre said on Wednesday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). US sanctions have returned like boomerang: Maduro. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — US sanctions have 'returned like a boomerang,' affecting the American and European economies, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has said.

Staff (2022-06-08). All Iran's remedial measures taken as per NPT. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iran's permanent representative to the Vienna-based International Organizations said that all the steps Iran have taken away from the JCPOA were according to the NPT and in line with its rights and obligations.

____ (2022-06-08). Independent states coop. to neutralize West pressures. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi said that cooperation of independent countries in order to ensure collective interest at regional and international levels will neutralize Western countries illegal pressures and actions.

____ (2022-06-08). TPOI plans to boost trade ties with African countries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — The Deputy Head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) for Export Markets Development Affairs said that the Organization is planning to boost trade ties with African states using a barter mechanism.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Abusing Iran's goodwill in nuclear talks to benefit no one. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — While the IAEA Borad of Governors is holding a session on the agency's safeguards agreement with Iran, the E3 and the United States have proposed the board with a draft anti-Iran resolution.

Staff (2022-06-08). Badab-e Surt; 'Color Springs' of Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Springs of Badab-e Surt, aka, "Color Springs" is located in Mazandaran province, northern Iran. The tourist attraction has been registered as the second national natural monument of Iran; The first one is Mount Damavand.

____ (2022-06-08). IAEA's BoG holds session on safeguards agreement with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Russia's Permanent Representative in Vienna-based International Organizations said that International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governors started considering implementation of safeguards in Iran on Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-08). Iran, India stress need for inclusive govt. in Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iranian and Indian foreign ministers emphasized the need for formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan with the participation of all ethnic and religious groups.

____ (2022-06-08). Iran-India ties promoted regional security, prosperity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that amicable relations between Iran and India have enhanced prosperity and security in the region.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Iran seeks to strengthen friendship with Muslim countries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — The Iranian parliament speaker and Nigeria's top diplomat stressed the development of economic relations between the two countries and called for bolstering the political and cultural relations as well.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Iran loses to Thailand at Asian Women's U18 Volleyball C'ship. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iran lost to Thailand 3-1 in Pool A of the 14th Asian Women's U18 Volleyball Championship at Nakhon Pathom Gym on Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-08). Yemen equipped with advanced missile with very high precision. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Leader of Yemeni Ansarullah Movement said that Yemen is equipped with long-range missiles with very high precision that modern US military systems are unable to intercept and counter these missiles.

____ (2022-06-08). Tanker "Aframax-2" departs for Persian Gulf for naval tests. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — The Aframax 2 oceangoing tanker started its voyage and departed for Persian Gulf waters from Bushehr Port on Wednesday to go under naval and maritime tests.

Staff (2022-06-08). Gen. Mousavi underlines Army's role in creating security. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iran's Army Commander Major General Seyyed Abdolrahim Mousavi on Wednesday underlined the role played by the country's Army in creating security, stability as well as authority.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Iran informs IAEA of its plan to install IR-6 centrifuges. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — News sources claim that Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of its intention to install two more cascades of advanced centrifuges in Natanz nuclear facility.

____ (2022-06-08). Iran's economic growth to increase 3.7% in 2022: WB. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — The World Bank (WB) in its latest report said that Iran's economy will grow by 3.7 percent thanks to oil exports jump and also public vaccination of people against coronavirus.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Human error said to have caused railway accident in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iranian officials have said a human error by an excavator driver was to blame for the deadly derailment of a train in the northeast of the country on Wednesday morning.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Iran condemns IAEA BoG resolution, says to retailiate it. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iranian envoy strongly condemned the adoption of the anti-Iranian resolution in the Board of Governors and said Iran will take appropriate action as it has the right to review its policy and approach in relation with the IAEA.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Drone attack targets US Consulate in Iraq's Erbil. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — A drone attack targeted the US Consulate in Iraq's northern city of Erbil on Wednesday, a security source has told world media.

Staff (2022-06-08). Iran answered all IAEA questions accurately: envoy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iran's caretaker permanent representative to the Vienna-based International Organizations said at the IAEA BoG meeting on Wed. that Tehran has answered all IAEA question accurately and in detail.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). Putin calls Raeisi to offer condolences over railway accident. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Russian media have said that President Vladimir Putin has made a phone call to his Iranian counterpart on Wednesday to offer condolences to Iran over earlier today's railway accident.

Staff (2022-06-08). Cannes closeup gallery in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — After the movie Holy Spider, which insults the 8th SHia Imam Imam Reza (AS), was awarded at Cannes Film Festival, a gallery dubbed "Cannes closeup" was held at Tehran Vali Asr Metro station to mock the Cannes decision.

____ (2022-06-08). Promoting coop. with Africa Iran foreign policy strategy: VP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — Iran's First Vice President said that enhancing cooperation with African countries is the strategy of foreign policy of the current Iranian administration.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-08). IAEA BoG approves anti-Iran resolution in Wed. meeting. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 08 (MNA) — The IAEA Board of Governors on Wednesday adopted a resolution accusing Iran of not cooperating with the UN nuclear watchdog.

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