Daily Archives: June 23, 2022

2022-06-23: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-06-23). Lithuania to expand blockade of Russian goods as Ukraine war widens. wsws.org The escalation of the EU/ Lithuanian blockade of Kaliningrad comes amid a rapid expansion of the war, both in geographic scope and in intensity.

WSWS (2022-06-23). The real message in Biden's phony gas tax cut: Workers must pay for Ukraine war. wsws.org President Biden's proposals to reduce gas prices at the pump are a series of meaningless appeals to Congress and the oil monopolies aimed at covering up the real causes of inflation and falsely blaming it all on Vladimir Putin.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Bipartisan gun bill passes procedural vote in US Senate. wsws.org Hailed by Democratic and some Republican senators as an example of "bipartisanship," the 80-page bill does not restrict the sale of semi-automatic rifles, but does provide millions of dollars in additional funding to local, state and federal police.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Britain's rail strike and the struggle against war: Bring down the Johnson government! wsws.org Not only is the rail strike becoming a focus for the determination of millions of workers to end the savage austerity measures of the government. It is now threatening key foreign policy imperatives centred on an escalation of NATO's war against Russia and hostile targeting of China.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-23). House Panel Increases Biden's 2023 Military Budget Request By $37 Billion. news.antiwar.com On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee agreed to boost President Biden's requested military budget for the 2023 fiscal year While the House panel agreed to a massive increase, it's still lower than

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-23). Lithuania Says Prepared for Russian Retaliation Over Kaliningrad Embargo, Doesn't Expect Military Action. news.antiwar.com Lithuania's president on Wednesday Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda told Reuters that Vilnius is ready for "unfriendly steps" such as Russia cutting the Baltic nation from a shared power grid, but doesn't expect a military response. | The Baltic states…

Editor2 (2022-06-23). Summit of the Americas Underlines Widespread Discontent with US Policy. orinocotribune.com By Alexander Main &#1 | Criticisms of the United States and OAS underlined the need to revive regional integration initiatives independent of U.S. influence. | Long before it even began on June 6, this year's Summit of the Americas, held in downtown Los Angeles, was widely expected to be a flop. And indeed it was. As many media outlets predicted, the controversy surrounding the U.S. government's decision to exclude Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua from the invitee list ended up overshadowing the summit's mostly dull proceedings. | Several heads of state—including Andrés Manuel Lopéz Obrador of…

____ (2022-06-23). At least 1,000 dead in Afghan earthquake. ecns.cn A powerful earthquake has left parts of eastern Afghanistan in ruins, killing at least 1,000 people, and more than 1, 0 people injured.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Ukraine bans largest opposition party. wsws.org The outlawing of the country's biggest opposition party is part of an ongoing campaign of repression aimed at ensuring that Kiev can fulfill its role as an imperialist proxy in the war against Russia.

_____ (2022-06-23). Ukraine is a Terrorist Entity like al-Qaeda and ISIS. journal-neo.org The current Kiev regime can hardly be called a "state" even with certain reservations. Just like the notorious terrorist groups banned in Russia and in many countries around the world, such as Al-Qaeda or ISIS &#1 ; Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The behavior of the Kiev authorities is typically terrorist: terror against civilians, fighting …

Editor (2022-06-23). Is the West finally realizing that Russia will win the war in Ukraine? mronline.org This article is the fourth in a series of articles I have written covering the U.S. proxy war against Russia in Ukraine.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Russian momentum in Ukraine could slow for lack of resources. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — Britain's defense intelligence service believes that Russia's momentum in the war in Ukraine will slow in the next few months as its army exhausts its resources, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson claimed.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-23). Gaza blockade: How many more people have to die? peoplesdispatch.org Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News talks about the 15-year-long blockade of Gaza by Israel and Egypt and the role of the international community in continuing this brutal siege…

Amarynth (2022-06-23). Gonzalo Lira: Israel Provokes Russia. thesaker.is

____ (2022-06-23). China's non-financial outbound direct investment up 2.3 pct in January-May. ecns.cn China's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) reached 287.06 billion yuan in the first five months of the year, up 2.3 percent year on year, official data showed Thursday.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-23). Rusia aboga por mundo multipolar en cumbre del grupo Brics. telesurtv.net Participan los líderes brasileño, Jair Bolsonaro; indio, Narendra Modi; chino, Xi Jinping y sudafricano, Cyril Ramaphosa.

Jason Ditz (2022-06-23). As Nuclear Talks Stall, Iran Pursues Regional Diplomacy. news.antiwar.com While the centerpiece of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's foreign policy since his election has been trying to salvage the P5+1 nuclear deal, the relative slow-down of that process has allowed him to assert his own diplomatic inclinations. | That policy is one his allies call a "balanced" approach to Iran has hosted three presidents already this month, the presidents of nearby Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan…

Dian Maria Blandina (2022-06-23). IMF loans continue to undermine health in Africa. peoplesdispatch.org The International Monetary Fund has a long history of insisting on loan conditionalities which are harmful to public services. This practice did not change even during the pandemic, with African countries being some of the worst affected…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-23). More than 80,000 hit the streets of Belgium against inflation. peoplesdispatch.org On June 20, tens of thousands of people took to the Belgian capital Brussels demanding a solution to the cost of living crisis as well as a hike in wages. The inflation in Belgium grew by 6 percent and hit 9 percent in June and has resulted in a sharp rise in the cost of living.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-23). Philippines blocks over two dozen websites over "terrorist" tag, movements raise alarm. peoplesdispatch.org The websites blocked at the request of the outgoing National Security Adviser include progressive media websites Bulatlat, Monthly Review and Counter Punch, as well as the website of legally active left-wing political coalition Bayan Muna…

Peoples Health Dispatch (2022-06-23). Health workers will not stop fighting for a better alternative to WTO COVID-19 response. peoplesdispatch.org George Poe Williams from the National Health Workers Union of Liberia comments on the recent outcome of the WTO Ministerial Conference and the disappointment this has caused among health workers…

Leigh Haynes (2022-06-23). Investors in long-term care profit as aged and disabled residents and workers bear brunt of COVID-19. peoplesdispatch.org Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, long-term care facilities were hit particularly hard as both residents and workers suffered high infection and mortality rates. A number of reports indicate that such an outcome is linked to widespread privatization…

Peoples Health Dispatch (2022-06-23). Medics for the People has a radical plan to rebuild healthcare in Belgium and Europe. peoplesdispatch.org Medics for the People has been providing primary health care to people in Belgium for more than years. They recently launched a new mission statement outlining their main streams of work for the upcoming period…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-23). David Castillo sentenced to 22.5-year jail term for assassination of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres. peoplesdispatch.org Members of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, which was founded by Berta Cáceres, have said that true justice will not be delivered until the 'intellectual authors' of the crime are prosecuted and sentenced…

Brian Wakamo (2022-06-23). With CEO Pay Skyrocketing, the Unionization Surge is Hardly Surprising. inequality.org

Amarynth (2022-06-23). AMLO yet again blows the whistle on Julian Assange, educating his journalists. thesaker.is By Amarynth for the Saker Blog The President of Mexico has now again offered full asylum to Julian Assange. "Mexico opens the doors to Assange," the president declared. It is…

Amarynth (2022-06-23). The Musket and the Noodle Stall: A Strategic Comparison. thesaker.is By Fred Reed for the Saker Blog In big-chunk terms, in the world today we see a contest between the Chinese economy and the American military, between Chinese dynamism and…

Ann Brown (2022-06-23). The Police Pull Up On Dr. Umar Johnson On His Way To Juneteenth Event In South Carolina, Search Vehicle. moguldom.com Pan-African educator and community activist Dr. Umar Johnson described on a YouTube video posted June 20, 2022, how he was profiled by police while on his way to a Juneteenth event in South Carolina. A video Dr. Johnson posted on his "King Kong Consciousness" YouTube channel shows he was pulled over and there were several …

David Zimmerman, Joe Kern (2022-06-23). San Diego County communities celebrate Juneteenth. liberationnews.org There were several celebrations held around San Diego County for the country's second annual federal Juneteenth holiday.

Editor (2022-06-23). Julian Assange, Alina Lipp, and Anne-Laure Bonnel—When truth becomes a crime in the West. mronline.org Julian Assange, Alina Lipp and Anne-laure Bonnel are three journalists who are paying a high price for telling the truth in the West: attempts to suffocate them financially, followed by censorship, threats of imprisonment or imprisonment altogether, and even physical and psychological torture in the case of Assange.

Editor (2022-06-23). UK to introduce new 'bill of rights' after migrant deportation defeat. mronline.org Britain will begin legislating for a new 'bill of rights' on Wednesday, giving the government the authority to disregard European Court of Human Rights judgments.

Editor (2022-06-23). America's Second Civil War is Underway. scheerpost.com By Blake Fleetwood / Original to ScheerPost | The frightening epidemic of gun violence in the US has become a commonplace reality. Easy access to firearms is an obstacle that national politicians have not been able to overcome with more than lip service. But gun violence is merely one ominous symptom of a growing social collapse that directly threatens our nearly 2 -year old system of democratic capitalism. | We begin with this: There have been 260 mass shootings so far this year, and 2022 is projected to hit an all-time record.

Editor (2022-06-23). The Fed's Austerity Program to Reduce Wages. scheerpost.com By Michael Hudson / CounterPunch The Federal Reserve Board's ostensible policy aim is to manage the money supply and bank credit in a way that maintains price stability. That usually means fighting inflation, which is blamed entirely on "too much employment," euphemized as "too much money."[1] In Congress's more progressive days, the Fed was charged with …

Editor (2022-06-23). Who Is to Blame for Inflation? The Power Brokers of Capitalism. scheerpost.com To save not just the bankers but also the labyrinth itself, central bankers stepped in to replace the financiers' pyramids with public money. (Photo: Getty Images/ By Yanis Varoufakis / The blame game over surging prices is on. Was it too much central-bank money being pumped out for too long that caused inflation to take off? Wa…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-23). Inside The Relaunch Of Baltimore Beat Newspaper As A Nonprofit. moguldom.com The Baltimore Beat newspaper returned In May from a two-year hiatus with a new business structure and distribution strategy. This summer, the "Black-led, Black controlled nonprofit newspaper and media outlet" announced it will begin publishing a free hardcopy print newspaper bi-weekly in addition to its online content. The reason for going old school when so …

John Peter Daly (2022-06-23). Insurance companies flee the South in search of higher profits. liberationnews.org iI January of this year, my homeowner's insurance increased $100 and I was frantically calling insurance companies all over to try to get a better quote.

Prabhat Patnaik (2022-06-23). "Heads I Win, Tails You Lose" mronline.org To look at neo-fascism withoutits economic moorings, to ignore the fact that the neo-fascist government is actually based on a neo-liberal-neo-fascist alliance, and, in general, to look at politics as a self-contained sphere unconnected to the economy, is a liberal trait that the Left must not imitate.

Staff (2022-06-23). Maduro and Petro Discuss Normalizing Border Crossing. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, June 22, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and the recently-elected president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, held a telephone conversation to discuss the normalization of border crossing, which has been affected by closures and traffic disruptions for almost seven years now. | Through his Twitter account, the Venezuelan head of state reported that issues "about peace and the prosperous future of both peoples" were also discussed. | Conversé con el presidente electo de Colombia

Staff (2022-06-23). Vice President-Elect Francia Márquez Lectures Colombian TV Anchor on What it Means to 'Vivir Sabroso'. orinocotribune.com Caracas, June 22, 2022 ( Given the concern of Channel 1 journalist, Claudia Palacios, about whether the move of the vice president-elect to the presidential palace is part…

TeleSUR Desk (2022-06-23). Another Young Ecuadorian Dies During National Strike. mronline.org "It is worrying how military and police violence has escalated against those who exercise their right to protest and resist," said the Alliance of Ecuadorian Human Rights Organizations.

____ (2022-06-23). Chinese FM meets Indian new ambassador. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Pradeep Kumar Rawat, India's new ambassador to China in Beijing Wednesday.

Criptacular! (2022-06-23). Support Your Community and Yourself. indybay.org Available public services for seniors and people with disabilities are often not well-publicized, and if we don't apply for them, we are often undercounted and underserved when we need it most.

____ (2022-06-23). Xi Jinping: BRICS countries need to act with a sense of responsibility and bring positive, stabilizing and constructive strength to the world. ecns.cn On the evening of June 23, President Xi Jinping hosted the 14th BRICS Summit in Beijing via video link.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Sri Lankan trade unions back IMF austerity policies. wsws.org The Rajapakse-Wickremesinghe government, with active union support, is imposing a new round of harsh attacks on jobs and social conditions.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic expert speaks of significance of Lyme disease uptick. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lyme disease has infected more than 14% of the world's population, according to a new study. "It's significant," says Dr. Bobbi Pritt, director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. "If you look at the numbers and how it breaks down in regions across the United States, in some areas, that exceeds 50% seropositivity. That means people are walking around with antibodies in their blood that are detectable. That shows they've been exposed to Lyme disease at some…

Irene Ovonji-Odida (2022-06-23). Workers and Public Services Should Not Be the Victims of Inflation. commondreams.org Precarious working conditions, public service budget cuts, transfer of control to the private sector: none of these are inevitable.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 23. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, June 23.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-23). ExFARC-EP reconocen secuestros durante conflicto armado en Colombia. telesurtv.net Los excomandantes Pablo Catatumbo, Pastor Alape, Milton Toncel y Julián Gallo también pidieron perdón durante la audiencia de tres días.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-23). Incendio en Buenos Aires provoca cinco fallecidos y 35 heridos. telesurtv.net El Sistema de Atención Médica de Emergencias informó que los fallecidos son dos mujeres y tres menores de edad.

Staff (2022-06-23). El tiempo: Algunos chubascos y lluvias en localidades del interior. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá parcialmente nublado y se nublará en la tarde en gran parte del país, con algunos chubascos, lluvias y tormentas eléctricas, principalmente hacia zonas del interior.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). 6-14-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Men's health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Men are twice as likely to wait more than two years between doctor visits. Almost 20% of men admit to going to the doctor just so a loved one will stop bothering them about it. Waiting can also cause medical issues that could have been avoided if caught early, avoiding any last second emergency situations. With this being Men's Health Awareness Week, and Father's Day around the corner, Mayo Clinic urologists Tobias Kohler, M.D., and Jeffrey Karnes, M.D., discussed…

Mitchell Zimmerman (2022-06-23). There Is More Than Enough Evidence to Indict Trump. commondreams.org With democracy itself under siege, Attorney General Merrick Garland must uphold his oath to defend the Constitution.

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-06-23). Friday 9/9: Exposing the Deathstar: Rescue Trial in the Utah Desert. indybay.org IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND, PLEASE REGISTER (FREE!) TO GET IMPORTANT UPDATES AND INFORMATION: dxe.io/utahsignup | — | Support the Right to Rescue at trial! | Please join us for a convergence in Utah during the trial of DxE investigators Wayne Hsiung and Paul Darwin Picklesimer. Wayne and Paul are being prosecuted for investigating the world's largest "pork" producer, Smithfield Foods, and rescuing 2 sick piglets, Lily and Lizzie. In 2017, they infiltrated a massive Smithfield farm in the Utah desert, a facility that raises 1.3 million pigs for slaughter every year. They filmed the conditions inside in 360 de…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Biggest benefits of exercise for teens. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: When my daughter was young, she spent hours playing outside and running around. That happens a lot less now that she is a teen. I'm worried that she is not getting enough exercise. How much does she need each week, and do you have tips to motivate her to get moving? ANSWER: As our children grow, many parents find it a challenge to get their teens moving. Their lives are busy, and what…

Staff (2022-06-23). Las 3 del día: La noche de Pablo Milanés, y las noticias de este 22 de junio (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu "Gracias Pablo, te queremos", se oye de vez en vez. "Duro", también le gritan. Pasan "Comienzo y final de una verde mañana", "El breve espacio en que no estás"… Hoy te traemos una emisión especial, donde hablaremos del concierto de Pablo Milanés en Cuba y, por supuesto, te comentamos las noticias más relevantes de la jornada.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). President Raeisi's visit to North Khorasan province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — President Ebrahim Raeisi traveled to North Khorasan province on Thursday morning as part of his regular visits to provinces to listen to people's grievances and inspect the implementation of government projects.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-06-23). Inicia en China XIV Cumbre de Jefes de Estado del Brics. telesurtv.net Multilateralismo, cooperación sanitaria, reducción de la pobreza y articulación económica se cuentan entre los ejes prioritarios de la XIV Cumbre de Jefes de Estado del Brics.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in infants through toddlers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of COVID-19 vaccines in infants and toddlers in the U.S. has cleared the final hurdles. Food and Drug Administration advisers voted unanimously to recommend emergency use authorization for Moderna and Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines for young children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed by authorizing health care professionals to begin vaccinating the youngest of children. Moderna's vaccine is for children ages 6 months to 5 years, and Pfizer's vaccine is for children…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Study finds few COVID-19 patients get rebound symptoms after Paxlovid treatment. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers studied the outcomes of 483 high-risk patients treated for COVID-19 with a five-day oral regimen of nirmatrelvir and ritonavir, together marketed as Paxlovid. Only a handful developed COVID-19 rebound symptoms, and the researchers say more studies are needed to determine why. Overall, the treatment benefited everyone in the study. All recovered, including the patients who developed rebound symptoms, which were generally mild. The findings appear in the journal Clinical…

TeleSUR, yart, JDO (2022-06-23). Argentina exhortará a Reino Unido a dialogar sobre Malvinas. telesurtv.net Una representación de la nación suramericana asiste al Comité de Descolonización de ONU para defender su derecho soberano sobre este territorio en disputa.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Does the pandemic have you 'pangry'? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MANKATO, Minn. — Are we out of the woods with COVID-19? Have we reached the endemic stage? Should we adopt the mindset that the virus is just a part of our lives now and carry on as usual? Many people are walking around with more questions than answers as new COVID variants emerge and case counts continue to fluctuate. Without a definitive answer as to what the next phase of the pandemic will look like,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic ranks in all 10 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Children's Hospitals' rankings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 children's hospital in Minnesota according to U.S. News & World Report's 2022—2023 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings. The rankings identify the top 50 children's hospitals in 10 pediatric specialties. Mayo Clinic Children's Center ranked as a top-performing children's hospital in all 10 of those pediatric specialties. "Mayo Clinic Children's Center is honored to continuously rank among the top children's hospitals across the…

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-06-23). Reportan 14 palestinos detenidos por fuerzas israelíes. telesurtv.net Las violaciones de los colonos en los territorios ilegalmente ocupados, incluyen la demolición de establos de animales, casas y estructuras residenciales.

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-06-23). Afganistán requiere 15 mdd para atender emergencia por terremoto. telesurtv.net Autoridades afganas convocaron a las "agencias de ayuda para que brinden asistencia inmediata a las víctimas del terremoto y así evitar una catástrofe humanitaria".

____ (2022-06-23). Tourism sector keen for revival in summertime. ecns.cn Domestic tourism will embrace a robust recovery in the coming summer as students start their vacations in late June, and eased travel restrictions will help boost the sector's growth, according to industry experts.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Long COVID and the digestive system: Mayo Clinic expert describes common symptoms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Long COVID syndrome, also known as post-COVID, is more than fatigue and shortness of breath. Symptoms such as headaches, brain fog and ringing in the ears have been reported, and recently, physicians are seeing more patients with gastrointestinal problems. Greg Vanichkachorn, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic's COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program, describes the most common symptoms. Patients in the rehabilitation program are reporting a variety of digestive issues, from mild nausea and decreased appetite to severe…

____ (2022-06-23). China launches new batch of remote sensing satellites. ecns.cn China successfully launched three new remote sensing satellites from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province Thursday.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-23). Israeli Defense Minister Vows To Invade Lebanon's Beirut If Needed. southfront.org Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaking on June 22 at a rally in Kiryat Shmona to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon. Source: the official twitter account of Gantz (@gantzbe). | On June 22, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz warned Lebanon that if needed, the Israeli army "will march once again to Beirut, Sidon and Tyre". | Gantz made the warning while speaking at a rally in Kiryat Shmona to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon. Gantz said th…

WSWS (2022-06-23). Rail workers rally in Glasgow: "We can't let them get away with it" wsws.org In Scotland today, around 100 striking rail workers and Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) members, including from Avanti West Coast, along with trade union delegations and supporters attended a picket outside Glasgow Central Station.

____ (2022-06-23). Ethnic dragon canoe festival celebrated in Guizhou. ecns.cn Dragon canoes race against each on Qingshui river to celebrate the Dragon Canoe Festival at Shibing county, southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 22, 2022.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Science Saturday: Study indicates gut microbiome, host gene affect gastrointestinal disorders. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In a new study published in Nature Microbiology, researchers demonstrated the power of integrating the microbiome and host gene expression data to provide insights into their combined role in gastrointestinal diseases. The microbiome consists of all microbes in the gut including bacteria, fungi, and viruses. This study focused on bacteria. "We identified a common set of host genes and pathways, including pathways that regulate gastrointestinal inflammation, gut barrier protection and energy metabolism that are associated with…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Tehran, Moscow oppose foreign powers presence in Caspian sea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — In a meeting with the Russian foreign minister in Tehran Wed., the Iranian President stressed that Tehran and Moscow oppose the foreign military presence in the Caspian region.

____ (2022-06-23). Death toll of Afghanistan's quake surpasses 1,000: official. ecns.cn The death toll from an earthquake that struck eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday has surpassed 1,000, while more than 1, 0 people were injured, a provincial official said, adding the number of casualties might rise further.

____ (2022-06-23). Chinese scientists achieve important breakthrough in silkworm research. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have unveiled the heterogeneity and transcriptomic atlas of silkworm silk gland cells at single-cell resolution, achieving a significant breakthrough in silkworm research.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-23). Syria's Damascus Airport Resumes Operations Nearly Two Weeks After Israeli Attack. southfront.org Syria's transportation minister Zuhair Khuzaym inspecting work on the northern runway of Damascus International Airport on June 22. Source: Syrian Air. | Syria's Damascus International Airport resumed operations on June 23, nearly two weeks after it was placed out of service as a result of a The attack, which took place on June 10, inflicted heavy…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: How low testosterone can affect men's health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Millions of men live with a testosterone deficiency. If left unchecked, this treatable condition may contribute to serious health problems like osteoporosis and lowered red blood cell production. During National Men's Health Week — June 13—19 — Dr. Gregory Broderick, a Mayo Clinic urologist, encourages men with symptoms of low testosterone to speak with their health care team. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLjkjFfFC8Y Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 07) is in the downloads at the end…

Staff (2022-06-23). Búfalos de Ciego de àÅvila campeones del baloncesto cubano por décima ocasión. cubadebate.cu Los Búfalos se coronaron campeones de la Liga Superior de Baloncesto y con ello alcanzaron su décimo reinado en estas lides, nadie ha ganado tanto como ellos. Favoritos desde que comenzó la justa materializaron una barrida en la final ante los Guerreros del Yayabo, venciéndolos con pizarra de 88 tantos a 78 en el tercer partido del cotejo.

____ (2022-06-23). Over 1,700 internet hospitals are established in China. ecns.cn More than 1,700 internet hospitals have been approved and established in China and integrated online and offline medical service has formed basically, said National Health Commission.

____ (2022-06-23). 'Art@Harbor' exhibition kicks off in Hong Kong. ecns.cn The opening ceremony of the exhibition "Art@Harbor" was held at the Central and Western District Promenade (Central Section) on Wednesday.

Labor Video Project (2022-06-23). 4,000 S. Africa NUMSA Implats Platinum Workers Strike: NUMSA's Phakamile Majola Reports. indybay.org 4.000 South African NUMSA Implats contract platinum workers have gone on strike against slave labor conditions. These workers are paid much less than regular workers at the company for doing the same work. Contract workers are being used by companies to destroy their benefits and working conditions.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Consumer Health: Blood donation saves lives; you can make a difference. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The World Blood Donor Day campaign, which is observed Tuesday, June 14, is an effort by the World Health Organization to recognize the critical contribution of blood donors and raise global awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion year-round. The roles that voluntary blood donations play in saving lives is a special focus of this year's campaign. Nearly 16 million blood components are transfused each year in the U.S., according to the American Red Cross. Daily…

____ (2022-06-23). MC12 outcomes raise hopes for WTO reform. ecns.cn The package of trade outcomes at the World Trade Organization's 12th Ministerial Conference-MC12-has added resilience to the multilateral trading system, injecting more confidence into economic globalization, experts said on Wednesday.

Editor2 (2022-06-23). Canada Steps Up Surveillance of Indigenous Peoples to Push Pipelines. orinocotribune.com By Nick Cunningham &#1 ; Jun 19, 2022 | An International Human Rights Body Condemned Canada's Treatment Of Indigenous Communities Opposing Two Major Oil And Gas Pipelines. | Canadian police and security forces have intensified their surveillance and harassment of Indigenous people in recent months in an effort to clear the way for the construction of two long-distance oil and gas pipelines in British Columbia, earning the condemnation of international human rights observers. | "The Governments of Canada and of the Province of British Columbia have escalated their use of force, surveillance, and criminalization of…

____ (2022-06-23). 192 key fugitives arrested in China's special campaign. ecns.cn Chinese police have caught 192 key fugitives of crimes against the control of the national border and frontier in an ongoing campaign since September 2021, the National Immigration Administration said Thursday.

____ (2022-06-23). Highlights of Hong Kong's development achievements since its return to motherland. ecns.cn Since its return to the motherland in 1997, Hong Kong has made significant progress in the fields of politics, economy, livelihood, society and culture.

____ (2022-06-23). China looks set to build space power station. ecns.cn China has made a milestone advance in its effort to build a power station in space to convert the sunlight in outer space into an electrical supply to drive the satellites in orbits or transmit power back to the Earth.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-23). Gremios uruguayos se movilizan contra las privatizaciones. telesurtv.net Sindicatos del sector público, entre ellos el de comunicaciones, exigen la recuperación salarial, el ingreso de personal y otras.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: What drowning doesn't look like. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Wide reports of a lifeguard shortage around the nation mean many public swimming pools and beaches may be closed for the summer. Without trained lifeguards on duty, water safety becomes an issue especially for children. Dr. Michael Boniface, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician says drowning happens quickly and quietly so make sure children are always supervised by an attentive adult. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0FH9b1LiwY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 10) is in the…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Amir-Abdollahian welcomes Lavrov at Foreign Ministry compound. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian welcomed the visiting Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' compound in Tehran on Thursday morning.

AutumnSun (2022-06-23). Free Leonard Peltier Santa Cruz 6-20-2022. indybay.org The benefit was held at The Spot and was sponsored by Barrios Unidos and The American Indian Movement and others.

WSWS (2022-06-23). France's hung parliament, rising class struggles stagger Macron. wsws.org Macron reacted to his devastating defeat in the legislative elections with a perfunctory10-minute address calling on other parties to support his policies of austerity and war.

____ (2022-06-23). China issues regulatory protocols for webcast performers. ecns.cn China's National Radio and Television Administration and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture have jointly issued a set of regulatory protocols for webcast anchors.

Staff (2022-06-23). 6 killed in West Virginia helicopter crash. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — Six people were killed when a helicopter crashed in southwestern West Virginia on Wednesday, authorities said.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: Heat exhaustion and heatstroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As the temperature rises in the summer, so does the risk of heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Over the past 30 years, extreme heat has claimed more lives in America than any other weather-related hazard, including flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes or lightning, according to the National Weather Service. Experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illnesses, and learn how to prevent them. Watch: The Mayo Clinic…

____ (2022-06-23). UK, Israeli FMs discuss Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid held a telephone conversation on Wednesday evening to discuss Iran's nuclear deal, JCPOA.

WSWS (2022-06-23). A conversation with Deirdre O'Connell, author of Harlem Nights: The Secret History of Australia's Jazz Age. wsws.org O'Connell's detailed and richly referenced work examines the deportation from Australia of Colored Idea, a popular African-American jazz troupe, in 1928.

____ (2022-06-23). Stunning summer desert landscape in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Aerial view shows beautiful desert landscape with sandy dunes in Hami, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Staff (2022-06-23). Ensemble Estudiantil Caturla estrena videoclip "Quién fuera", un homenaje a Silvio Rodríguez. cubadebate.cu El Ensemble Estudiantil Caturla, de la ciudad de Santa Clara, estrena "Quién fuera", videoclip producido por Rural Media Cuba y Labyrinth Films. El audiovisual es un homenaje a Silvio Rodríguez, autor de este emblemático tema arreglado por el maestro Maykel Elizarde Ruano, y visibiliza las cualidades de los jóvenes formados en el sistema de enseñanza artística.

TeleSUR-mcs-JL (2022-06-23). Alertan por tsunami en los próximos 30 años en el Mediterráneo. telesurtv.net Aunque la mayoría de los tsunamis afectan a las poblaciones costeras de las regiones del Pacífico y del Océano Índico, todas las regiones oceánicas están en riesgo.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-06-23). Organizaciones de periodistas exigen la liberación de Assange. telesurtv.net La presidenta de la Federación Internacional de Periodistas, Dominique Pradalié, demandó que el fundador de WikiLeaks "sea liberado, rehabilitado y entregado a su familia".

TeleSUR, AC, JGN (2022-06-23). øQuién fue el líder nicaragàºense Carlos Fonseca Amador. telesurtv.net Carlos Fonseca Amador es uno de los principales referentes del sandinismo, un revolucionario que luchó contra la dictadura de los Somoza.

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-23). China afirma que sanciones afectan a todo el mundo. telesurtv.net El mandatario participó en el Foro empresarial BRICS, con sede en Beijing, capital china.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-23). Daily Round-up|Rail workers on nationwide strike in the UK & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories from the British rail workers' strike, the crackdown on protesters in Ecuador and a march in Belgium over the cost of living crisis…

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-23). Rusia decreta pago en rublos a tenedores de eurobonos foráneos. telesurtv.net Rusia podrá efectuar los pagos de eurobonos en rublos, según el valor de la tasa de cambio de divisas del día.

ERA Coalition & Fund For Women's Equality (2022-06-23). Thursday 6/23: The ERA & Gen Z: Engaging Youth to be Equality Voters in 2022 Elections Virtual Town Hall. indybay.org Online webinar…

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-23). Junta militar de Myanmar encarcela a Nobel de la Paz Suu Kyi. telesurtv.net Portavoz de Junta Militar informó que la depuesta Consejera de Estado se encuentra en régimen de aislamiento "conforme a las leyes penales".

WSWS (2022-06-23). "The tier system has to go": Pennsylvania Harley-Davidson workers speak out after defeating sellout contract. wsws.org The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based manufacturer is demanding further concessions from workers even though it has seen a 40 percent growth in profits over the last year.

____ (2022-06-23). Political advisers call for further low-carbon transition. ecns.cn China's senior political advisers called for a range of measures to accelerate the nation's low-carbon transition at a three-day gathering that concluded on Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-23). Early humans dating back to 600,000-year-old discovered in UK. ecns.cn Archaeological discoveries made on the outskirts of Canterbury, Kent confirm the presence of early humans in southern Britain between 560,000 and 620,000 years ago, making it one of the earliest known Paleolithic sites in northern Europe.

____ (2022-06-23). Officials: 5th CIIE preparations in full swing. ecns.cn The fifth edition of the China International Import Expo will be held as planned in Shanghai from Nov 5 to 10, and preparations for the mega event are in full swing despite challenges like the recent COVID-19 outbreak, officials said on Wednesday.

WorkWeek (2022-06-23). WorkWeek On Parker Liberation School, Corruption & Port Privatization, Black Workers. indybay.org WorkWeek covers WorkWeek On Parker Liberation School, Corruption & Port Privatization, Black Workers on strike, Union Busting In WCCSD, Frank Hammer On Solidarity Center In Mexico & AFL-CIO Histadrut Link With Carol Lang…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: Pregnancy is no picnic when it comes to listeria. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Food safety is important for everybody, but it is especially important if you're expecting. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can change a pregnant person's immune system, making her more susceptible to contracting foodborne illness.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases expert, discusses the risks associated with listeria and what summertime foods should be avoided by those who are expecting. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/ultQRQq3cm0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 10)…

TeleSUR -ysm, JL (2022-06-23). Evacúan familias de provincias en China tras inundaciones. telesurtv.net Varias regiones del gigante asiático se mantienen en alerta ante la letalidad de la actual temporada lluviosa, que ha provocado cuantiosas pérdidas materiales y humanas.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Australian university union defends silencing socialist and delaying strike action. wsws.org The NTEU is gagging workers, especially socialists, and keeping university workers separate from the strike movement erupting over the soaring cost of living, including among public sector workers, teachers and nurses.

Roland Rottenfusser, Jochen Kirchhof (2022-06-23). The poetization of the world and Behind the Curtain. indybay.org When the poet says "autumn," he can mean a season (outside), but at the same time he can also mean melancholy, farewell, decline, the dying of a happy love affair (inside). Schelling had already praised this capacity of poetry: "What we call nature is a poem that lies locked in secret, wonderful writing."

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-06-23). Continúan protestas en Ecuador con tributo a víctimas de represión policial durante paro nacional. telesurtv.net Al menos dos muertos y más de un centenar de heridos ha dejado la represión policial a las manifestaciones.

WSWS (2022-06-23). With Modi's support, BJP governments waging bulldozer campaign of state lawlessness and terror targeting Muslims. wsws.org Governments led by India's ruling BJP are illegally demolishing the homes of Muslims, so as to whip up communal tensions and divert popular anger and frustration over mass joblessness and soaring prices into reactionary channels.

____ (2022-06-23). NASA extends InSight lander's mission on Mars. ecns.cn NASA has decided to extend the science mission of its InSight lander on Mars, operating its seismometer instrument longer than previously planned, according to a release of the agency.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Australia: More than 130,000 New South Wales nurses and teachers to strike next week. wsws.org Health workers across the state will stop work on Tuesday, while public and Catholic school teachers will hold a joint strike on Thursday.

Robert C. Koehler (2022-06-23). These Are Not 'Good Guys With Guns.' These People Are Killing Us. commondreams.org How did the Republican Party get so unhinged? Easy as it is to blame Donald Trump, I blame something far more deeply entrenched.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Coronary artery bypass grafting has potential benefits for patients over age 80 with reasonable surgical risk, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients over age 80 are considered high-risk candidates for coronary artery bypass grafting, not only because of normal wear and tear on the body, but also because of comorbidities and risks of complications after surgery. No hard-and-fast guidelines are available to assess the risks and benefits for octogenarians. Patients and physicians often choose not to proceed with surgery, and that decision carries its own risks and disadvantages. A new retrospective study from…

____ (2022-06-23). Beijing continues to find scattered infections. ecns.cn Beijing has continued to report new COVID-19 cases at the community level in recent days, which has added to the uncertainty during the current complicated epidemic control and prevention situation, a senior official said on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-06-23). øPor qué una Ley General de Protección al Patrimonio Cultural y al Patrimonio Natural? cubadebate.cu Hace poco más de un mes, la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular aprobó la Ley General de Protección al Patrimonio Cultural y al Patrimonio Natural, que tiene por objeto regular la protección del patrimonio cultural y natural de la nación, la importación y exportación de los bienes culturales, inscritos o no como patrimonio cultural, los sujetos de la gestión patrimonial y sus atribuciones generales. En la Mesa Redonda de este miércoles se explicaron los detalles fundamentales de la norma legal.

____ (2022-06-23). China's ambassador says Scotland ties mean 'opportunities up for grabs'. ecns.cn China's top diplomat in the United Kingdom is on a weeklong visit to Scotland to enhance the growing economic, cultural, and educational links between the nations, in a year that marks the th anniversary of the establishment of China-UK ambassadorial diplomatic relations…

NNU, Healthcare Now, People's Action (2022-06-23). Tuesday 6/28: #Patients Over Profits! Medicare For All & 2022 Midterms w/ National Nurses United. indybay.org Online webinar…

TeleSUR, yart, JDO (2022-06-23). Accidente de tren en Tanzania deja cuatro muertos y 132 heridos. telesurtv.net Aunque aún se investiga el caso, el presidente de la agencia ferroviaria dijo que el descarrilamiento fue intencionado.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-06-23). Avanzan movilizaciones en Ecuador en décima jornada del Paro Nacional. telesurtv.net Organizaciones indígenas mantienen propuesta de establecer un diálogo que se centre en el cese inmediato de la represión y criminalización a la propuesta.

____ (2022-06-23). Chinese premier stresses work on flood relief, grain harvest. ecns.cn Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Wednesday stressed work on flood control and disaster relief to guarantee the safety of people's lives and property.

____ (2022-06-23). Shanghai reviews progress ahead of congress. ecns.cn The government released the agenda of the 12th CPC Shanghai Congress that will be held from Saturday till next Monday. The congress is held once every five years.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Canadian rail workers express support for British rail strike. wsws.org Rail workers across Canada are closely following the strike by ,000 rail workers in Britain, which is developing into an open political confrontation with the Conservative government and the entire ruling elite.

____ (2022-06-23). Leung hails success of 'one country, two systems' in Hong Kong. ecns.cn The practice of the "one country, two systems" principle in Hong Kong over the past 25 years has proved to be successful, scientific, feasible and viable, said Leung Chun-ying, former chief executive of the special administrative region.

____ (2022-06-23). Hong Kong Palace Museum holds opening ceremony. ecns.cn The Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM), located in the West Kowloon Cultural District of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), held its opening ceremony on Wednesday.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). Great Exhibition Road Festival 2022 serves up trailblazing inspiration. imperial.ac.uk Trailblazing ideas and unique experiences from science and the arts on show as Great Exhibition Road Festival transforms South Kensington.

Staff (2022-06-23). Gen. Mohammad Kazemi appointed new IRGC intelligence chief. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami has appointed Brigadier General Mohammad Kazemi as the new head of the IRGC's intelligence.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-23). 2022 California Juneteenth Holiday still an optional notion for some reason. indybay.org 20 years ago California Juneteenth National Freedom Day was established as "optional" and today AB 1655 offers another "optional" path toward celebrations of our unique California Journey From Slavery to Freedom beginning on 1535 in Baja California Sur.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). North Khorasan one of country's agricultural hubs: Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — The President described North Khorasan one of the agricultural hubs of the country and specified, "Special attention should be paid to the agriculture of the province…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Scientists unravel genetic mystery of rare neurodevelopmental disorder, provide definitive diagnoses to 21 families worldwide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A collaborative team of scientists led by Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine has discovered 15 additional genetic mutations in the KCNK9 gene that cause a neurodevelopmental syndrome. Symptoms of the disorder range from speech and motor impairment to behavioral abnormalities, intellectual disability and distinctive facial features. "Until now, only one genetic alteration in the KCNK9gene was known to cause the disorder, called KCNK9 imprinting syndrome. Our study describes 15 new genetic…

Staff (2022-06-23). Prioriza Cuba desarrollo energético con fuentes renovables. cubadebate.cu Construir un socialismo próspero y sostenible no es posible sin considerar el desarrollo energético, expresó este miércoles el Comandante de la Revolución Ramiro Valdés Menéndez, vice primer ministro de Cuba.

WSWS (2022-06-23). January 6 committee "flooded" with new evidence on Trump coup. wsws.org The House Select Committee announced that it would postpone further hearings, after Thursday's, to study new videos and documents.

TeleSUR -ysm, JL (2022-06-23). Sindicatos y gremios panameños convocan a nueva marcha popular. telesurtv.net El propósito de la movilización del próximo 28 de junio es protestar contra el alto costo de la vida en Panamá, principalmente el precio de la canasta familiar, combustibles y medicamentos.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-23). Lula aventaja a Bolsonaro en balotaje en Brasil, según estudio. telesurtv.net Encuesta arroja que, en una segunda vuelta, el fundador del PT moviliza 52 por ciento del voto frente a 35 por ciento el actual mandatario.

____ (2022-06-23). Shenzhen ships 630 thousand tons of vegetables to Hong Kong annually. ecns.cn Shenzhen Customs on Wednesday said it has inspected 630 thousand tons of vegetables destined for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on average annually in the past 25 years since 1997.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). Imperial alumni win top prize at Young Inventors award. imperial.ac.uk Two former Imperial students have been honoured by the European Patent Office (EPO) for an AI-recycling technology first conceived at the College.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tick-borne illnesses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A close friend was diagnosed recently with Lyme disease due to a tick bite. However, I recently read about some new type of tick-borne illness. My family loves to hike and be outdoors, but I'm nervous now about continuing our activities. How can I reduce our risk of illness from insect bites and protect my family? ANSWER: Enjoying the outdoors is a wonderful way to spend quality family time together, but there are certainly…

____ (2022-06-23). Study finds coffee linked to lower risk of death. ecns.cn Moderate consumption of coffee, whether unsweetened or sugar-sweetened, was associated with lower risk of death, according to research by a Chinese university.

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-23). Gobierno de Ecuador se niega a derogar estado de excepción. telesurtv.net El líder de la Conaie condicionó el diálogo al retiro del estado de excepción, entre otras demandas.

____ (2022-06-23). China to establish national demonstration zones for IPR protection. ecns.cn China will establish a batch of demonstration zones for intellectual property rights (IPR) protection by 2025, according to a notice recently published by the National Intellectual Property Administration.

____ (2022-06-23). China launches Yaogan-35 02 remote sensing satellites. ecns.cn A Long March-2D rocket carrying the Yaogan-35 02 satellites blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 23, 2022.

Jordan Schachtel (2022-06-23). Already Expired: Moderna's upcoming Omicron shot is formulated for a variant that no longer exists. globalresearch.ca Moderna's reformulated mRNA COVID injection, the highly touted — and continuously delayed — "Omicron vaccine," was tailored to an Omicron subvariant that no longer exists. | The pharmaceutical company's Omicron-specific shot was formulated for the BA.1 subvariant of Omicron, which hasn't …

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-23). Presidente electo de Colombia inicia contactos con Venezuela. telesurtv.net En un tuit, Gustavo Petro reportó que contactó con el Gobierno venezolano sobre normalizar actividades en la frontera.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Iran FM offers condolences to Afghanistan over deadly quake. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Minister has offered condolences to the people of Afghanistan over the Wednesday deadly quake and said that Iran will stay with Afghanistan in difficult times.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 update. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As immunity wanes for many vaccinated adults and omicron and its subvariants continue to circulate, it seems that just about everyone knows someone with a case of COVID-19. The steady increase in COVID-19 infections is due to changing, highly contagious variants, explains Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. Dr. Poland says it's still important to take the precaution of mask-wearing in public areas, even if you have…

Monterey Peninsula Pride (2022-06-23). Saturday 7/23: Monterey Peninsula Pride Parade & Celebration 2022. indybay.org CELEBRATION: Custom House Plaza – Monterey State Historic Park, Olivier Street and Scott Street, Monterey, CA 93940 | PRIDE PARADE: starts at Alvarado Street and Polk Street in Monterey @ 11 AM…

____ (2022-06-23). UK paper's false report on WHO chief's remarks again proves 'lab leak' theory is anti-China politicization: FM. ecns.cn The COVID-19 "lab leak" theory totally twisted facts and it's merely a lie fabricated by anti-China forces for political purposes, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday in response to a media report that claimed WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus had once acknowledged the theory.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tips for reducing risk of hearing loss. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently realized that I often ask people to repeat themselves, and I must turn up the volume on the TV louder than before. How do I know if I have hearing loss? I am 46. Aren't I too young for hearing loss? Can I take steps to prevent future hearing loss? ANSWER: The ears are an important part of the body, and damage to the delicate structures housed there can lead to hearing…

____ (2022-06-23). Officials recall pressure at Jan 6 hearing. ecns.cn The House select committee investigating last year's Jan 6 attack on the Capitol heard riveting and emotional testimony from state election officials on Tuesday on how defeated president Donald Trump and his allies pressured them to reverse the 2020 election results.

____ (2022-06-23). China Life: Local official promoting Sichuan tourism goes viral on internet. ecns.cn Liu Hong, a local official in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan province, has become an internet sensation due to his dedication to tourism promotion on social media.

____ (2022-06-23). Vibrant HK to celebrate 25th anniversary of return to motherland. ecns.cn This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Uvalde mayor accuses Texas officials of coverup in mass shooting at Robb Elementary. wsws.org While state officials denounced the local response as an "abject failure," the mayor lambasted Texas authorities for attempting to shift the blame.

Staff (2022-06-23). Raeisi invited by China to deliver speech at BRICS. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — At the official invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping as host of BRICS Summit 2022, President Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi wiil attend the event and will deliver a speech on Friday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Falcons help Minnesota man soar above cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A species that was once endangered in Minnesota is now thriving, thanks in part to Mayo Clinic. Recently, four new peregrine falcon chicks that have been nesting in a box atop one of Mayo Clinic's buildings were brought inside for a quick checkup and to be banded. It's all part of a collaboration between Mayo and the Midwest Peregrine Society. But this time, there was an extra pair of experienced hands to help. For more…

____ (2022-06-23). HK Palace Museum to tell China's story to world audience. ecns.cn Hong Kong Palace Museum, a milestone cross-boundary cultural collaboration and must-see tourist attraction, is poised to play a greater role in exerting the charm of Chinese culture to the four corners of the globe.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-23). Presidente Maduro y Gustavo Petro hablan sobre restablecer normalidad en frontera. telesurtv.net El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, conversó vía telefónica con el mandatario electo de Colombia.

TeleSUR, yart, JDO (2022-06-23). Conaie exige garantías para dialogar con el Gobierno de Ecuador. telesurtv.net Continúa el paro nacional. Entre las demandas de los manifestantes para dialogar con el Ejecutivo están el cese de la represión y de la criminalización de la protesta.

TeleSUR-mcs, JL (2022-06-23). Alertan aumento de la inflación en Reino Unido. telesurtv.net En términos mensuales, los precios registraron en el quinto mes del año un incremento del 0,7 por ciento, mientras que en el mes anterior el encarecimiento había sido del 0,6 por ciento.

WSWS (2022-06-23). Stalinist PCF discusses French national unity government with Macron. wsws.org The struggle against war and austerity can only be waged by mobilizing workers internationally against nationalist, pseudo-left groups that are rapidly turning to the right.

WSWS (2022-06-23). At least 1 in 12 Chicago Public Schools students caught COVID-19 during past school year. wsws.org The staggering figures, an understatement of the real rates of infection, are an indictment of the reopening and mass infection policy carried out by the ruling class and the Democratic Party, with the critical assistance of the CTU.

Staff (2022-06-23). El petróleo cubano y la producción de energía eléctrica sin apagar el futuro. cubadebate.cu øTenemos soluciones para seguir produciendo energía soberana sin dañar la industria? Tienen que existir. Una puede ser la de usar o desarrollar procesos que permitan desulfurizar y reducir metales en el petróleo viscoso. No somos los únicos que tenemos este problema. Existen tecnologías más o menos eficientes y también literatura que las explican. Desafortunadamente, no parece ser un problema resuelto totalmente.

US Gov; C-Span; Common Cause (2022-06-23). Thursday 6/23: January 6th Hearings Day 5 (livestream & analysis). indybay.org Online via livestream…

Staff (2022-06-23). Unión Eléctrica pronostica afectación de 185 megawatts durante el horario pico de este jueves. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica estima para el horario pico de este jueves una disponibilidad de 2 633 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 750 MW, con un déficit de 117 MW, por lo que se pronostica una afectación de 185 MW. En la generación distribuida no están disponibles 1 086 MW por avería y 388 MW por mantenimiento.

World Beyond War, partners (2022-06-23). Saturday 6/25: 24 Hour Global Peace Wave Rally: No to Militarization — Yes to Cooperation (6/25). indybay.org Virtual global peace rally via livestream and Zoom for 24 hours nonstop…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-23). Autoridades brasileñas detienen al exministro de Educación. telesurtv.net Teólogo, abogado y pastor de la iglesia presbiteriana, Ribeiro, de 63 años, es un hombre cercano a la familia de Bolsonaro.

____ (2022-06-23). Li: Stable, large grain harvests key. ecns.cn Premier Li Keqiang gave further instructions on policy measures to secure a bumper harvest for the whole year, after hearing a report at the State Council executive meeting on Wednesday on stabilizing grain production.

Aunt Lute Books (2022-06-23). Wednesday 7/20: Home in the Bay | A Reading Series: The Third Event. indybay.org

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). "If you enjoy doing it, go ahead and do it" – women engineers in #INWED Top 50. imperial.ac.uk Three Imperial engineers have been lauded in the Women's Engineering Society (WES)'s Top 50 Women in Engineering Awards for #INWED.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: LGBTQ community faces barriers to care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LGBTQ people can face specific health concerns related to their gender incongruence, sexual orientation, practices and social stigma. People in the LGBTQ community often experience barriers to accessing health care and preventive services, which can result in disparities in both cancer risk and treatment. "Many of those disparities are rooted in stigma and discrimination that have really historically been an issue for this population," says Dr. Jewel Kling, chair of the Women's Health Center at…

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-06-23). Al menos seis fallecidos deja accidente de helicóptero en EE.UU. telesurtv.net Todavía se desconocen las causas del accidente, el cual será investigado por la Junta Nacional de Seguridad en el Transporte, de EE.UU.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). No 'safest spot' to minimise risk of COVID-19 transmission on trains. imperial.ac.uk Researchers have shown how COVID-19 can spread through train carriages, finding that there is no 'safest spot' to minimise risk of transmission.

____ (2022-06-23). Xi urges int'l solidarity to promote growth. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping called on Wednesday for international solidarity and coordination to maintain world peace and stability and promote global sustainable development.

Staff (2022-06-23). Qué trae la prensa cubana, jueves 23 de junio de 2022. cubadebate.cu

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-23). Transportistas de Perú aplazan paro tras alcanzar acuerdo. telesurtv.net El gremio demanda la restitución del transporte de mercancías como servicio público y la baja de los combustibles.

____ (2022-06-23). China ramping up drug control efforts. ecns.cn China has the strictest drug control measures in the world and the largest number of listed controlled substances, and control efforts continue to be improved, said a senior anti-drug official on Thursday.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-23). Granada celebra elecciones legislativas. telesurtv.net Saldrá también el próximo Gobierno de la isla, hasta ahora presidido por Keith Mitchell, quien va a la reelección.

Aunt Lute Books (2022-06-23). Wednesday 6/29: Home in the Bay | A Reading Series: The Second Event. indybay.org

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-06-23). Saturday 6/25: Shut Down Golden Gate Fields: No More Dead Horses. indybay.org 420 Gilman St, Berkeley, CA 94710…

WSWS (2022-06-23). Union shuts down New Jersey hospital walkout before Nevada Prime Healthcare workers strike. wsws.org The contract was rammed through in an entirely anti-democratic procedure and workers must reject the vote as illegitimate.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Dr. Farrugia ranked on‚ÄØModern Healthcare's‚ÄØlist of '50 Most Influential Clinical Executives'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO, has been named as one of the "50 Most Influential Clinical Executives" by Modern Healthcare magazine. According to the magazine, this program honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be paving the way to better health through their executive responsibilities, leadership qualities, innovation, community service and achievements inside and outside of their organizations. A feature article and profiles of…

World Beyond War, partners (2022-06-23). Sunday 6/26: 24 Hour Global Peace Wave Rally: No to Militarization — Yes to Cooperation (6/26). indybay.org Virtual global peace rally via livestream and Zoom for 24 hours nonstop…

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-23). Gremio de transportistas intensifica protestas en Argentina. telesurtv.net Desde horas tempranas de este miércoles, se cortaron el acceso a varias vías del país como parte de la protesta.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-23). Rusia ratifica que su prioridad es evitar un conflicto nuclear. telesurtv.net Moscú insta a trabajar para garantizar la estabilidad estratégica y evitar la proliferación de armas de destrucción masiva.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-06-23). Parlamento búlgaro aprueba moción de censura contra el Gobierno. telesurtv.net La moción de censura contra el Ejecutivo se concretó tras obtener un respado de 123 parlamentarios.

Staff (2022-06-23). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 23. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Thursday, June 23.

People vs. Fossil Fuels Coalition (2022-06-23). Thursday 6/23: "Dear Pres.Biden: Just Say No to Fossil Fuels" – National Film Premiere w/ Q&A (virtual). indybay.org Virtual screening…

Ramona du Houx (2022-06-23). EOPA asks Newsom to end drilling permits, lawmakers pass 1020 and announce CARB rally. indybay.org Elected Officials to Protect America CA asks Governor Newsom to end all fossil fuel permitting to stop fueling the climate crisis – which fuels war. For clean energy economy progress SB 1020 must pass, says EOPA CA and investments in clean energy realized…

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-06-23). Declaran en Guatemala estado de calamidad pública por lluvias. telesurtv.net Las lluvias han dejado 23 fallecidos, cuatro desaparecidos y más de un millón de afectados en el país centroamericano.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-23). Afganistán reporta al menos 1.030 muertos por terremoto. telesurtv.net El sismo en provincias del sureste también ocasionó unos 1. 0 heridos. Se teme que cifras de muertes y lesionados aumente.

Staff (2022-06-23). Hassan Nasrallah, Ismail Haniyeh meet in Lebanon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — Sayed Hassan Nasrallah, secretary-general of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement met with Ismail Haniyeh, head of the political bureau of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, in Lebanon on Thursday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-23). Two people injured in explosion in Syria's Daraa. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) — In a car bomb in the southern Syrian city of Daraa two people were injured on Thursday morning.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic announces changes to administrative leadership. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Paula Menkosky, chief administrative officer of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, will assume the enterprise chief human resources officer role, rotating out of her current position. Paula Menkosky Marialena Murphy Marialena Murphy, M.S.N., M.H.A., Mayo Clinic in Arizona's chief nursing officer, will serve as interim chief administrative officer as a search begins. "Paula is an outstanding executive leader, and I am very glad Mayo Clinic will continue to benefit from her expertise and…

WSWS (2022-06-23). Australian minister dispatched to Sri Lanka to demand a halt to refugees fleeing destitution. wsws.org The visit had nothing to do with helping the island's masses. Its purpose was to block people from trying to escape the social catastrophe to seek refuge in Australia.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-06-23). Entregan informes a organismos sobre caso Ayotzinapa en México. telesurtv.net La entrega fue realizada por el director del Sedena, Luis Cresencio Sandoval González.

Adolph Reed Jr. (2022-06-22). Remembering Operation Bagration: When the Red Army Decapitated the Nazi Front. commondreams.org Not only did the Soviet Union bear the most extreme brunt of the horrors of World War II; it also was without question the most central force in the Nazis' defeat.

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-22). Only 4 of 55 African leaders attend Zelensky call, showing neutrality on Ukraine and Russia. multipolarista.com France and Germany pressured African Union leaders for months to join a brief Zoom call with Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky. 51 of 55 African heads of state (93%) boycotted the meeting, showing clear neutrality over the Western proxy war with Russia.

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-22). Only 4 of 55 African leaders attend Zelensky call, showing neutrality on Ukraine. multipolarista.com France and Germany pressured African Union leaders for months to join a brief Zoom call with Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky. 51 of 55 African heads of state (93%) boycotted the meeting, showing clear neutrality over the Western proxy war with Russia.

G. Dunkel (2022-06-22). Haiti suffers in U.S.-created turmoil. workers.org U.S. President Joe Biden welcomes white Ukrainian refugee child. Haitian migrants of African descent, attempting to enter at the Texas border, are hunted down by U.S. Border Patrol mounted on horses. Haiti is in a process of collapse in its ability to function as a country on a daily basis. . . . |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). Most African Countries Support Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Lucas Leiroz Apparently, Volodymir Zelensky's popularity in Ukraine is very low. The Ukrainian leader called for a virtual diplomatic meeting with African heads of state, but the event failed completely. Almost all African leaders declined to participate, hampering Zelensky's plans to make the meeting a pro-Kiev propaganda stage. Meanwhile, the Russian government's popularity is growing…

Staff (2022-06-22). Ukrainian drone strikes oil refinery inside Russia: Report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — One of southern Russia's largest oil refineries was struck by an apparent drone attack Wednesday, setting off a massive fire, authorities and media reported.

Pat Elder (2022-06-22). Top Gun Maverick Sets a New Standard For State-Orchestrated, Pro-Military, Mass Indoctrination. covertactionmagazine.com Joseph Goebbels, chief propagandist for Hitler's Nazi Party, would be in awe of the film's director, Joseph Kosinski I saw …

WSWS (2022-06-22). Australian Labor foreign minister visits Solomon Islands, reinforcing threats over China ties. wsws.org Every aspect of Penny Wong's visit to Solomon Islands reeked of neo-colonial arrogance and hypocrisy.

_____ (2022-06-22). The West's War in Ukraine is a War against Russia. journal-neo.org As recent events surrounding the ongoing conflict in Ukraine have shown unambiguously — and quite convincingly — the West's so-called 'war effort' in Ukraine is less about defending Ukraine and more about what some Western pundits call "erasing" Russia as a power capable of wielding influence at the global level. The war, in simple words, …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). Southern Ukraine is the Priority in NATO's Planning. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR The desolate Snake Island in the Black Sea off Odessa has become a major theatre of contestation between Russia and NATO On the night of February 24, when Russian forces crossed the western and northern borders of Ukraine, the world's attention was riveted on the fate of Kiev. Hardly anyone paid attention…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). 'Ukraine Fatigue' Intensifies as Sanctions Boomerang Ravages Western Economies. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic On February 24, the political West sounded decidedly self-confident as it expected Russia was heading back to the disastrous 1990s, with the country's social and economic prospects seemingly in tatters. Russian forex reserves were stolen, banks cut off from SWIFT, Western airspace banned, while anything remotely connected to Russia and its magnificent civilizational contributions…

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2022-06-22). West at inflection point in Ukraine War. peoplesdispatch.org Henry Kissinger predicted some three weeks ago that the Ukraine war was dangerously close to becoming a war against Russia. That was a prescient remark. The NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in a weekend interview told Germany's Bild am Sonntag newspaper that in the alliance's estimation, the Ukraine war could rage for years. | "We must prepare for the fact that it could take years. We must not let up in supporting Ukraine. Even if the costs are high, not only for military support, also because of rising energy and food prices," Stoltenberg said. He added that the supply of state-of-the-art weaponry to Ukra…

Staff (2022-06-22). Germany, Netherlands provide howitzers to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformJune 22, 2022 Germany, Netherlands to donate 12 PzH 2000 howitzers to Ukraine Germany and the Netherlands will donate 12 Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine. "News from the German Ministry of Defense regarding support for Ukraine: the training of Ukrainian soldiers on Panzerhaubitze 2000s has been completed. The transfer of seven weapons systems to …

Anonymous669 (2022-06-22). In Video: Russian Tor-M2 System Intercepts Polish Drone With New Missile Over Ukraine. southfront.org Screen grab from footage released by the Russian Ministry of Defense. | On June 22, the Russian Ministry of Defense released footage showing a Tor-M2 air-defense system intercepting a Polish-made FLYEYE mini drone over an unspecified part of Ukraine. | The Tor-M2 is one of the more modern versions of the Tor medium-altitude, short-range air-defense system. This version has an improved fire control radar coverage and protection against spoofing. It can also engaged up to four targets simultaneously. | The air-defense s…

Anonymous765 (2022-06-22). Gorskoe-Zolotoe Pocket: Another Epic Disaster For Kyiv's Forces. southfront.org |

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-22). Russian Refinery Says It Was Struck By Drones Flying From Ukraine. news.antiwar.com A Russian oil refinery near the Ukrainian border reported Wednesday that it was The Novoshakhtinsk oil refinery in Russia's Rostov Oblast is just five miles from the border with Ukraine. The plant's management said one of the drone attacks caused fires, but no injuries were reported. | "As a result of terrorist actions from the Western border of the Rostov region, two unmanned aerial…

Anonymous349 (2022-06-22). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 22, 2020 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Sidorovo with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Miropolye with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Kurakhovo with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Lisichansk with high-precision missiles | On June 21, 620 AFU members were killed and 51 military vehicles were destroyed by Russian forces, according to the Russian MO…

Anonymous669 (2022-06-22). Ukraine Attacked Russian Oil Refinery With Chinese Commercial Drones (Video). southfront.org © Press Service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia for the Rostov Region, Via TASS. | Ukraine has reportedly used Chinese-made commercial drones to attack one of Russia's largest oil refineries on June 22. | Two drones struck the Novoshakhtinsk refinery in the Rostov region, which is located just five kilometers away from the border from Ukraine, at around 9: 25 a.m. Moscow time. The refinery is reported to be one of the largest in Russia's…

____ (2022-06-22). Turkey to host meeting with UN, Russia, Ukraine on grain corridor: media. ecns.cn Turkey is to host a four-way meeting with the United Nations, Russia and Ukraine in Istanbul next week to discuss a possible Black Sea corridor for exporting Ukrainian grains, local media reported Tuesday.

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