Daily Archives: August 6, 2022

2022-08-06: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-06). 6 August, Montreal: Emergency protest Hands off Palestine. samidoun.net Saturday, 6 August 7 pm Berri-UQAM Metro Montreal, Quebec Info: www.instagram.com/p/Cg5qX42IVSb/ Les forces d'occupation israéliennes ont de nouveau lancé une agression militaire contre le peuple palestinien dans la bande de Gaza. Le régime d'apartheid israélien qualifie cette agression (l'une d'une série d'attaques criminelles contre Gaza s'étalant sur plusieurs années) d'attaque contre le mouvement du Jihad …

Staff (2022-08-06). 7 August, Rotterdam: Protest for Palestine, the Palestinian People and the Resistance. samidoun.net Sunday, 7 August 4 pm Binnenwegplein Rotterdam, Netherlands Info: www.instagram.com/p/Cg5Z9a2IeyH/ Protest for Palestine, the Palestinian People and the Resistance The occupying forces killed ten Palestinians in Gaza this Friday, including a 5-year-old girl and Islamic Jihad resistance leader Tayseer al-Jabari, and injured dozens. The attacks follow after the occupying forces arrested Bassam al-Saadi, leader of …

Staff (2022-08-06). 8 August: NYC Stands with Gaza Emergency Rally. samidoun.net Monday, 8 August 6 pm Outside "Friends of the IDF" 60 E 42nd St NYC Info: www.instagram.com/p/Cg5e2IzuJV3/ Emergency NYC rally in support of Gaza on Monday August 8th 6 PM in front of "The friends of the IDF headquarters" 60 E 42nd Street, Manhattan, NY. On Friday August 5th, at least 10 Palestinians were killed …


Juan Cole (2022-08-06). www.juancole.com/2022/08/civilian-killin…">Israel bombs Civilian Apt. Bldg. in Gaza City, Killing 10, Wounding 55 www.juancole.com">juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) Maram Humaid at Al Jazeera English reports that Israeli fighter jets bombed the civilian Palestine Towers apartment building in downtown Gaza City on Friday, killing 10, including a five-year-old girl, a Quds Brigades commander and wounding 55 other persons. The little girl, Alaa Qadooum, and her father were on a …

Staff (2022-08-06). Fresh volley of rockets fired at Israel in retaliation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Sirens were sounded in the Israeli settlements near the Gaza Strip amid reports of a fresh volley of rockets fired in retaliation.

Staff (2022-08-06). Islamic Jihad fires 200 missiles, 15 Gazans martyred. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Israeli media said Islamic Jihad targeted the Zionist towns and military sites with more than 200 missiles while the number of martyred Palestinians increased to 15.

Staff (2022-08-06). Iran strongly condemns Israel regime's brutal attack on Gaza. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Iran has strongly condemned the brutal attack of the "apartheid Israeli regime" on Gaza and the killing of defenseless people and a senior commander of the Islamic Jihad movement.

_____ (2022-08-06). US is Actively Trying to Transform Kyrgyzstan into Anti-Russia. journal-neo.org The geopolitical confrontation between the collective West, led by the United States, and Russia has noticeably intensified and in recent months, after Moscow launched a special operation to denazify Ukraine, has perhaps reached its peak. This confrontation is especially clearly manifested in the political and trade and economic spheres. The United States, having recently made …


Roger Annis (2022-08-06). Shedding Light on Who, Exactly, is Responsible for the War in Ukraine. covertactionmagazine.com On July 7, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR.org) published an article by Gregory Shupak analyzing the hypocrisy of U.S. …

____ (2022-08-05). World food prices decline amid relief from restarted Ukraine grain exports: FAO. ecns.cn World food prices declined dramatically in July, according to the Rome-based United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday.

WSWS (2022-08-06). Amnesty International report exposes Ukraine's violations of international law, deliberate use of civilians as human shields. wsws.org The report has dealt a significant blow to the relentless war propaganda in the media and has provoked a hysterical response by the Ukrainian government.

Federico Fuentes (2022-08-06). Global unions call on Zelensky to veto anti-worker laws. zcomm.org International trade unions are calling on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to veto two anti-worker bills…

Charles A. Kupchan (2022-08-06). Negotiating to end the Ukraine War isn't Appeasement. indybay.org A negotiated end to the conflict is the right goal — and one that needs to arrive sooner rather than later. Ukraine likely lacks the combat power to expel Russia from all of its territory, and the momentum on the battlefield is shifting in Russia's favor. The longer this conflict continues, the greater the death and destruction.

Staff (2022-08-06). Russia destroys two more Ukrainian Su-25 aircraft. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Russia's Aerospace Forces destroyed two Ukrainian Su-25 aircraft during the past day, according to Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman.

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-06). Evo Morales Calls for a Global Campaign To Eliminate NATO. orinocotribune.com In Interview With British Journalist, Morales Says The U.S. Uses Nato To Provoke Wars And Sell Weapons. | U.S./Uk-Backed Coup Against Him In 2019 Was Undertaken For Lithium And Because His Government Advanced An Alternative Economic Model To The Neoliberal "Washington Consensus". | In an

Connor Freeman (2022-08-06). Report: White House At Odds With Lawmakers Over Taiwan Policy Act. news.antiwar.com On Wednesday, Bloomberg reported, as tensions have risen to dangerous levels with China, President Joe Biden's administration is lobbying Senate Democrats to "put the brakes" on the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022. The bill was recently introduced by the hawkish Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Lindsey Graham (R-SC). …

WSWS (2022-08-06). Democrats gut provisions in "climate" bill to raise taxes on hedge funds, corporations. wsws.org In a shameless display of subservience to the corporate-financial oligarchy, the Biden White House and Democratic leadership in the Senate agreed to gut provisions that would modestly raise taxes on corporations and hedge fund billionaires.

Jason Ditz (2022-08-06). EU: 'One Last Effort' Needed to Finalize Iran Nuclear Deal. news.antiwar.com The EU has brought the US and Iran to the table once again for nuclear talks in Vienna, and there is reason to be hopeful. EU officials say they believe one last serious effort is all This should come as no surprise. Since March, the last time negotiations moved measurably, indications have been that the talks were effectively over, the draft mostly finished and just waiting to be finalized. | Between then and now, nothing ba…

Shane Quinn (2022-08-06). World War II: US Military Destroyed 66 Japanese Cities Before Planning to Wipe Out the Same Number of Soviet Cities. globalresearch.ca The number of Japanese cities destroyed was the exact figure that the Pentagon compiled when finalizing plans, in mid-September 1945, to eviscerate the Soviet Union. Indeed, 66 Soviet cities were earmarked to be wiped out — with 204 atomic bombs — less than 2 weeks after Japan's surrender.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-06). Today the Threat of Nuclear War is Real: "Wipe the Soviet Union Off the Map", 204 Atomic Bombs against 66 Major Cities, US Nuclear Attack against USSR Planned During World War II. globalresearch.ca According to a secret document dated September 15, 1945, "the Pentagon had envisaged blowing up the Soviet Union with a coordinated nuclear attack directed against 66 major urban areas.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-06). "The Doomsday Forum": Senior Military, Nuclear Weapons Officials Convene… America's "$1 Trillion Nuclear Weapons Plan". Take out Russia, Iran and North Korea? globalresearch.ca "Blowing up the Planet" through the use of "peace-making nuclear bombs" is a money making undertaking, a corporate bonanza for the "defense" contractors.

TeleSUR (2022-08-06). Tàºrkiye and Russia Agree to Trade in Rubles. telesurenglish.net On August 5, the presidents of Russia and Tàºrkiye signed a memorandum on the development of their trade and discussed the use of Russian Mir cards. | RELATED: | "Of course, this visit to Sochi had one good thing: we agreed on the ruble with [Vladimir] Putin. As we are going to make these exchanges in rubles, this will of course bring money to Russia and Tàºrkiye as a separate source between Tàºrki…

____ (2022-08-06). Pelosi's visit to Taiwan a 'malicious provocation': Medvedev. ecns.cn Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday called U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan a "malicious provocation."

Russiancouncil.ru (2022-08-06). RIAC and Oxford Process Second Expert Round Table. russiancouncil.ru On August 4, 2022, RIAC together with Oxford Process, a British expert think tank, held the second joint expert round table on the challenges of settling the Russian-Ukrainian crisis. Russian and British experts discussed the analytical materials prepared by Oxford Process on issues of territorial integrity…

____ (2022-08-06). Grossi reacts to shelling Zaporizhzhya power plant in Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expresses concern over shelling of Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant in Ukraine, calling on parties to show restraint and abstain from resorting to military force.

Staff (2022-08-06). Mora rejects '72-hour deadline' for Iran nuclear talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — European Union's coordinator in Iran nuclear talks Enrique Mora has rejected a report that claimed there is a "72-hour deadline" in the negotiations.

Staff (2022-08-06). Cuba gana el título en el C2-200 metros en el Campeonato Mundial de Velocidad de Canoa. cubadebate.cu Yarisleidis Cirilo y Katherin Nuevo ganaron para Cuba este sábado el título en el C2-200 metros durante la penúltima fecha del Campeonato Mundial de Velocidad de Canoa, en Halifax, que acoge Canadá. En el Lago Banook, Cirilo y Nuevo cruzaron la meta en 45.09 segundos, para dejar atrás a las chinas Shuai Changwen y Lin Wenjun (45.24).

Staff (2022-08-06). US attempt to shift responsibility for food crisis to Russia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov slammed as absurd Washington's attempts to shift responsibility for the global food crisis to Russia.

Staff (2022-08-06). Mundial sub-20 de atletismo: Yarima García termina séptima en los 200 metros planos. cubadebate.cu Yarima García tuvo otra presentación estable en el Campeonato Mundial de Atletismo para menores de 20 años y nuevamente se acercó a su marca personal para terminar séptima en la final de los 200 metros planos. La final del martillo se pospuso para mañana.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-06). EU says optimistic about reaching agreement in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Peter Stano, the spokesman for the European Union expressed his optimism about reaching an agreement in the Vienna talks while saying that it hinges on the participants' decisions.

His Excellency Carlo Maria Viganà≤ (2022-08-06). The Heroic Archbishop Viganà≤: The Corrupt Billionaire Agenda, "SARS-CoV-2 Virus is Nothing but a Seasonal Flu" globalresearch.ca

David Helvarg (2022-08-06). The New Climate Bill's Ripple Effect on Oceans. zcomm.org The Inflation Reduction Act might be the most comprehensive climate policy in U.S. history, but it's still not enough…

WSWS (2022-08-06). Workers action committees in Sri Lanka support Will Lehman's campaign for UAW president. wsws.org Comrade Lehman's struggle in the US, one of the world's most developed industrialised economies, is powerful political encouragement to our struggle in South Asia and throughout the international working class."

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-06). Secret Meeting on the Privatization of Nuclear War Held on Hiroshima Day 2003. globalresearch.ca At no point since the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945, has humanity been closer to the unthinkable. All the safeguards of the Cold War era have been scrapped. "Offensive" military actions using nuclear warheads are now described as acts of "self-defense"

Fight Back (2022-08-06). LA Supervisors vote to place sheriff accountability measure on November 8 ballot. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted (4-1), August 2, to finalize the placement of a measure on the November 8, 2022 ballot, which, if approved, would amend the county charter to give the board the power to remove a sheriff for serious violations of the law. | After years of organizing, Black and Chicano groups like BLM-LA and Centro CSO, and civil rights groups like the ACLU, NLG, HERE Local 11, along with Black and Latino families of victims of sheriff's deputy violence successfully pushed the Board of Supervisors to support the amendment, paving the way towards communi…

Sharmila Devi (2022-08-06). [World Report] Rights groups warn over new Tunisian constitution. thelancet.com The judiciary's independence is being undermined as the country faces a cost-of-living crisis and health-care challenges. Sharmila Devi reports.

Edited ~ Brittany Bailer, Howard University (2022-08-06). Inaugural 2022 Golden Harvest Parade and Festival includes People of African Descent. indybay.org August 2022, we mark the anniversary of the long road to establishing the U.N. Permanent Forum on People of African Descent. Here in the Capitol Region of the State of California we are reimagining how to share the authentic story of free and enslaved people of African Descent in California History.

WSWS (2022-08-06). Republicans at CPAC give Viktor Orban a standing ovation after fascist speech. wsws.org Less than two weeks after denouncing "race-mixing," the Hungarian prime minister was one of dozens of far-right politicians warmly received by Trump supporters at the conference in Dallas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Mayo Clinic Minute: Learning the ABCDEs of melanoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in cells that produce your skin's pigment. Regular skin checks can help you identify the warning signs and differentiate melanoma from noncancerous skin formations, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cMEGrDdVGE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

Situational Awareness (2022-08-06). People's Park: Berkeley City Council to Vote on "Tear Gas" Authorization Tonight. indybay.org A special meeting of the Berkeley City Council is scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday August 4 @ 8: 15PM. The topic is to suspend the city's policy banning the use of chemical weapons. This proposed change of policy is in response to the People's Park protest. | Zoom link: us02web.zoom.us/j/89083608532

Staff (2022-08-06). Turkish fighters airstrike Amadiya district in N Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — The Turkish warplanes targeted an area in Duhok Governorate in northern Iraq on Friday in the continuation of its operations under the pretext of fighting the PKK.

WSWS (2022-08-06). Australian Prime Minister Albanese refuses to meet with Assange's family. wsws.org The Labor government is more and more open in its hostility to the courageous Australian journalist, who is being persecuted for exposing US-led war crimes.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Expert Alert: What a formula change may mean for Black patients in need of a kidney transplant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Experts are hoping a new requirement that all U.S. transplant centers use a race-neutral formula to determine eligibility for a kidney transplant will improve African American access to lifesaving transplants. "This is an essential step toward reducing racial inequity in access to kidney transplantation," says Naim Issa, M.D., a Mayo Clinic nephrologist. "The inclusion of race in the calculation of kidney function has been linked to disparities in care for African Americans,…

WSWS (2022-08-06). Florida Governor DeSantis sacks elected state prosecutor for speaking out against anti-abortion, anti-LGBTQ legislation. wsws.org DeSantis' "Executive Order of Suspension" cites "neglect of duty," "willful defiance," and "incompetence" among the reasons for Warren's suspension…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Mayo Clinic Minute: Black women and uterine fibroids. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org July is National Fibroid Awareness Month. Black women in the U.S. are up to three times more likely than white women to develop uterine fibroids. While noncancerous, fibroids can cause painful and excessive uterine bleeding, interfere with everyday life and self-image, and affect fertility.Symptoms can vary and so can the size and location of the fibroids, says Dr. Michelle Louie, a Mayo Clinic gynecologic surgeon and fibroid specialist. She says treatment options are available and you don't need to suffer with symptoms….

Best Shots (2022-08-06). Protesters Face Off with Cops at People's Park. indybay.org Photos by @calvinstewartphoto on IG. Do not reprint without permission.

WSWS (2022-08-06). New Zealand government nervous about US-China confrontation. wsws.org Notwithstanding the evident concern in ruling circles about the US-China confrontation, New Zealand is integrated into the US alliance, its war against Russia, and war plans against China.

Juan Cole (2022-08-06). Israel bombs Civilian Apt. Bldg. in Gaza City, Killing 10, Wounding 55; When Russia does it, it is a War Crime. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) Maram Humaid at Al Jazeera English reports that Israeli fighter jets bombed the civilian Palestine Towers apartment building in downtown Gaza City on Friday, killing 10, including a five-year-old girl, a Quds Brigades commander and wounding 55 other persons. The little girl, Alaa Qadooum, and her father were on a …

Staff (2022-08-06). Shadi Paridar awarded as best female chess trainer in world. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Iranian chess trainer Shadi Paridar was awarded as the best female chess trainer at the FIDE 44th World Chess Olympiad in Chennai, India.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-06). SF Protest Against Nancy Pelosi For Pushing War Drive Against China. indybay.org There is growing anger against Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi for pushing for war in Asia and massive expansion of the military encirclement.Her trip to Taiwan has been strongly supported by the Republicans and she is supporting the Asian Pivot.

____ (2022-08-06). Chinese, Russian FMs meet in Cambodia. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met on Friday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the latter's request on the sidelines of meetings of foreign ministers on East Asia cooperation.

____ (2022-08-06). Russian, Chinese FMs discuss Iran in ASEAN summit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Russian and Chinese foreign ministers discussed Iran's nuclear deal and countering US bullying on the sidelines of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Cambodia.

Staff (2022-08-06). Putin, Erdogan hold talks in narrow format in Sochi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held talks in a narrow format in the Black Sea city of Sochi on Friday.

Robert Hunziker (2022-08-06). America's Biggest Reservoirs Hit By Dead Pool Jitters. dissidentvoice.org Hoover Dam's Lake Mead is dangerously close to dead pool status for the first time since construction in the mid 1930s. A vicious hammering drought sequence for over two decades throughout the West threatens to bring America's biggest water reservoir to its knees. In a word, the implications are unspeakable. America's monuments, the Statue of …

Lance Johnson (2022-08-06). Three Young Doctors Die Unexpectedly at Small Hospital Just Days After 4th COVID Vax Mandate. globalresearch.ca

Sameena Rahman (2022-08-06). Revolutionary hero Albert Woodfox presente! liberationnews.org Former Black Panther Alfred Woodfox was imprisoned at the Louisiana State Penitentiary for nearly 44 years in solitary confinement. He was the prisoner longest held in solitary confinement in U.S. history.

Editor (2022-08-06). To the New York Times "We Thought We Knew Ye" scheerpost.com From By In 1980 we produced a report titled How to Appraise and Improve Your Daily Newspaper: A Manual for Readers, authored by David Bollier, one of our precocious interns, who had just graduated from Amherst and went on to…

TeleSUR (2022-08-06). Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago to Strengthen Cooperation. telesurenglish.net The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, held on Friday a meeting with the Minister of Energy and Energy Industries of Trinidad and Tobago, Stuart Richard Young, which was propitious to address the strengthening of bilateral cooperation relations. | RELATED: | According to a press release from the Venezuelan Ministry of Communication and Information, with the working meeting held, the representatives of both partie…

TeleSUR (2022-08-06). Mexican Mining Union Calls to Investigate Collapsed Mine. telesurenglish.net The leader of the mining union denounced that the owners of the collapsed mines do not allow the unionization of the workers in order not to comply with the law. | An investigation was requested by the Mexican Mining Union after two days of the collapse of the mines in Sabinas. Aug. 5, 2022.

TeleSUR (2022-08-06). DR Congo Honors Victims of Deadly Anti-UN Protests in Goma. telesurenglish.net Authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), accompanied by family members, on Friday buried the victims who died during the recent protests against the United Nations Stabilization Mission (MONUSCO) in Goma, capital of the northeastern North Kivu province. | RELATED: | A total of 13 bodies were buried in the main cemetery in Goma after a funeral ceremony organized by the military authorities of the pro…

Fight Back (2022-08-06). Coalition announces intent to march on the RNC in 2024. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI — Cameras and microphones of news outlets were out in force the afternoon of August 5 as members of organizations hosted a press conference outside City Hall in downtown Milwaukee to announce the formation of the Coalition to March on the RNC 2024. The press conference came only a few hours after the decision of the Republican National Committee became official following a vote at their summer meeting in Chicago. | "Today we stand here, with our coalition partners, to make our intentions clear to the RNC and the city of Milwaukee: We will not let the Republicans and their reactionary ideas flo…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-06). Global Afrikan Congress Began Sankofa International Conference on Reparations in Barbados August 4 to 6 2022. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara López The Global Afrikan Congress (GAC) began this Thursday, August 4, in Barbados, an International Conference on Reparations, under the theme Sankofa "repair the damage, repair the imbalance, justice must be done". The event is being held at the Roy Marshall Teaching Complex of the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Cave…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-06). Global Afrikan Congress Began International Conference on Reparations Sankofa in Barbados August 4 to 6 2022. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara López The Global Afrikan Congress (GAC) began this Thursday, August 4, in Barbados, an International Conference on Reparations, under the theme Sankofa "repair the damage, repair the imbalance, justice must be done". The event is being held at the Roy Marshall Teaching Complex of the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Cave…

TeleSUR (2022-08-06). Cuban Authorities Confirm 77 Injured and 17 Missing in Fire. telesurenglish.net The incident occurred the evening of August 5, when an electrical discharge during a thunderstorm hit crude oil storage tank 52 at the Matanzas Supertanker Base, resulting in an explosion that has spread to a second fuel storage tank. | RELATED: | This is an unprecedented situation in this city, west of Cuba's capital, where President Miguel Díaz-Canel, Prime Minister Manuel Marrero and other senior government off…

____ (2022-08-06). Archaeologists reveal history of millennium-old temple in China's Gansu. ecns.cn Archaeologists recently confirmed the construction period of an ancient temple in the ruins of Suoyang City, northwest China's Gansu Province, saying it was a high-level temple along the ancient Silk Road.

____ (2022-08-06). Miao people celebrate Chixin festival in Guizhou. ecns.cn People from the Miao ethnic group catch fish to celebrate the Chixin festival in Shibing county, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Aug. 5, 2022. Chixin festival is a local celebration for good harvest.

Staff (2022-08-06). New Israeli attacks launched on Gaza. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — The Zionist forces continue to target the Gaza Strip with air attacks for a second day.

TeleSUR, SH, JGN (2022-08-06). øCómo fue el proceso de independencia de Jamaica. telesurtv.net El proceso independentista jamaiquino fue inspirado por las rebeliones de esclavos del siglo XVIII que llevaron al fin del colonialismo en Haití y otras islas del Caribe.

Staff (2022-08-06). Taiwan claims China simulating attack on its main island. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Amid escalation of tensions over Pelosi's provocative trip to Taiwan, the defense Ministry of Taiwan claimed Saturday that the Chinese army is simulating an attack on its main island.

La Peña (2022-08-06). Wednesday 8/24: Afro-Colombian Rhythms Workshops. indybay.org La Peña Cultural Center…

____ (2022-08-06). Detailed road information of Taiwan available on map app. ecns.cn Netizens said on social media Friday that a map search for Taiwan on Amap or Baidu shows detailed street information "right down to the traffic lights."

TeleSUR, lv, SH (2022-08-06). OPS confirma 10.000 infecciones por viruela símica en América. telesurtv.net Hasta el 5 de agosto de 2022 la OMS notificó un total de 37.360 casos probables y confirmados de la viruela del mono en 89 países.

____ (2022-08-06). Iran's Rezaei wins gold at 2022 World Taekwondo Junior C'ship. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Matin Rezaei of Iran won a gold medal in 2022 World Taekwondo Junior Championships on Friday.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-06). China anuncia contramedidas por visita de Nancy Pelosi a Taiwán. telesurtv.net Incluye la cancelación de acuerdos bilaterales con EE. UU. y medidas personales contra la lideresa legislativa.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-08-06). Rusia respalda a Irán sobre reactivación de acuerdo nuclear. telesurtv.net El canciller Serguéi Lavrov aseguró que la posición de Irán sobre el acuerdo nuclear "es totalmente legítima".

Richmond Our Power Coalition (2022-08-06). Saturday 8/6: End Climate Chaos: 10th Anniversary of Richmond Explosion. indybay.org March, starting at Richmond BART…

TeleSUR, him, JGN (2022-08-06). Batalla de Junín, punto de giro en independencia Latinoamericana. telesurtv.net La Batalla de Junín fue crucial en la independencia definitiva de Sudamérica, pues allanó el camino y dispersó a las fuerzas españolas previo a la de Ayacucho.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). 8-1-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Reducing health disparities and addictiveness in cigarette products. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced proposed product standards to prohibit menthol flavor in cigarettes and prohibit all characterizing flavors in cigars. August 2nd is the deadline for public comments regarding the proposed ruling. The ruling aims to significantly reduce disease and death from combusted tobacco product use, the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., by reducing youth experimentation and addiction, and increasing the number of smokers that quit. There are more than…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2022-08-06). How Alex Jones Helped Enrich the Global Elites He Railed Against. zcomm.org The bombastic conspiracy theorist paved the road of misinformation for decades, creating a perfect setting for Trump's presidency…

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-06). Reportan en Camerún 200 fallecidos por brotes de cólera. telesurtv.net Desde octubre de 2021 a la fecha, se diagnosticaron en ese país 10.322 casos de esa enfermedad diarreica aguda.

Staff (2022-08-06). Reactions to Israeli regime's Gaza attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — The Zionist regime's army launched brutal attacks on the Gaza Strip on Friday evening, killing a number of Palestinians, including a senior commander of the Islamic Jihad movement, and a five-year-old child.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). COVID-19 variant BA.5 is dominant strain; BA.2.75 is being monitored. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 infections in the U.S. continue to rise, with omicron BA.5 causing an estimated 82% of cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It may be the most dominant strain, but it's not the only one public health officials are monitoring. Omicron is a variant of COVID-19. BA.5 and BA.2.75 refer to as subvariants or strains of omicron. Variant basically means a mutation that occurs in the virus over time. "BA.5 is a strain…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). A Q&A with a Mayo Clinic expert on monkeypox testing, more… newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Health officials continue to monitor and track increasing cases of monkeypox, a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus. "Monkeypox is a virus that has mainly caused outbreaks in the continent of Africa. There have been over the last decade or two isolated outbreaks in countries outside of Africa, but this is the largest outbreak occurring in what we call nonendemic countries," says Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. The World Health Organization declared monkeypox…

Gunter Hayn (2022-08-06). The dispute over Tesla's Gigafactory. indybay.org The executive director of the Green League Brandenburg e. V., Michael Ganschow: "We are currently experiencing […] the decline of democratic Federal Republic structures around us." The Tesla project is not the big bang on this issue. But with the Gigafactory, a prestigious model case has been launched"

Staff (2022-08-06). Iran condemns terrorist explosions in Kabul. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kan'ani strongly condemned Friday's terrorist explosions in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-08-06). FAO: costo de alimentos baja en julio por quinto mes consecutivo. telesurtv.net El descenso de los precios de la canasta básica familiar en el mundo disminuyó en 8,6 por ciento, según la FAO.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-06). Bomberos cubanos continúan labores para apagar incendio en Matanzas. telesurtv.net Las autoridades de la isla reportaron que el siniestro en la zona industrial de Matanzas dejó 67 lesionados, 12 en estado grave y tres en crítico.

Steve Collins (2022-08-06). [Correspondence] Funding to treat malnutrition: a need for greater transparency. thelancet.com The Editors1 highlight the gap between the humanitarian need to treat millions of children with severe acute malnutrition and the amount of funding available. However, I fear that focusing solely on supply-side issues misses a major problem in the cost-effective use of funding. An example is the UN's adherence to the non-evidence-based stipulation that ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) must contain at least % of its protein from dairy. This 2007 stipulation corresponded to the only recipe available at the time.

No H8 in the Valleyy (2022-08-06). Leader of "Straight Pride" Rally in Modesto Embraces White Nationalism, Attacks Jews and LGBTQ+ Community. indybay.org A white nationalist from the bay area is again calling for a 'Straight Pride' parade in Modesto. Please sand in solidarity with us against these fascists!

____ (2022-08-06). Chinese Foreign Ministry summons European, Japanese envoys to protest against G7's wrong statement on Taiwan question, urging countries not to go further down dangerous path. ecns.cn China firmly opposes to the G7 statement and staged a solemn representation, Deng said, according to a statement issued by the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday after Deng summoned relevant European envoys.

Angela (2022-08-06). Saturday 8/6: Free virtual screening of the film "From One Exile to Another" indybay.org

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Mayo Clinic hospitals earn star ratings for hospital quality, patient experience. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic hospitals across the organization received Overall Hospital Quality star ratings and received the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The ratings provide patients with information about several dimensions of quality. Eleven hospitals across Mayo Clinic received star ratings from CMS for Overall Hospital Quality. Six of the 11 hospitals earned five stars — the best score possible. The national average…

Heidi Harmon, former SLO mayor (2022-08-06). Roof top should be affordable for all-don't tax it! indybay.org We gathered proudly chanting "Don't tax the sun" in front of PG&E's office in downtown San Luis Obispo during a Don't Tax the Sun statewide rally and tour. We are living in a climate emergency and oppose a tax targeted at net energy metering currently being considered by the California Public Utilities Commission. Help us stop the proposed tax and save our planet.

____ (2022-08-05). China denounces U.S. as 'unprovoked provocateur and creator of crisis'. ecns.cn A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday that the context and the events that led to the tensions in the Taiwan Strait are crystal-clear. The U.S. is the unprovoked provocateur and creator of the crisis.

Wim Van Damme, Richard Wamai, Yibeltal Assefa, Laurens Liesenborghs, Dieudonné Mumba (2022-08-06). [Correspondence] COVID-19 and microbiome diversity in sub-Saharan Africa. thelancet.com We read with interest the COVID-19 Forecasting Team's description of the variation in COVID-19 infection—fatality ratio,1 confirming that differences in COVID-19 mortality between geographies are largely explained by the age structures of their populations. However, we fear that the lower than anticipated burden of severe COVID-19 in most of sub-Saharan Africa gets lost in estimations from models based on data from the few African countries that have reliable excess mortality data but are not representative of sub-Saharan Africa.

Staff (2022-08-06). Israeli regime to pay for recent crimes: IRGC chief. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — The IRGC Commander-in-Chief said Saturday has praised the Palestinian Resistance groups for swiftly responding to the recent Israeli aggression on Gaza.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-06). Al menos 700 españoles son evacuados tras incendio forestal. telesurtv.net Los incendios han arrasado más de 135.000 hectáreas en la nación europea.

Staff (2022-08-06). Azerbaijani President to meet Armenian PM in Brussels. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev will hold a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in Brussels, President of the European Council Charles Michel said.

TeleSUR, drl, JGN (2022-08-06). Siete datos curiosos sobre la cerveza artesanal. telesurtv.net La cerveza artesanal es una de las preferidas por los consumidores debido a las condiciones de su producción única.

Manlio Dinucci (2022-08-06). The B61-12 Mini-nukes "Made in America" to be Used in "A Nuclear First Strike". Coming Soon to Italy, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-08-06). Facility construction begins for Japan's Fukushima nuclear wastewater release amid opposition. ecns.cn The construction of facilities to release radioactive wastewater into the sea from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan began Thursday despite opposition from the local community and neighboring countries.

Matt Kennard (2022-08-06). The Unbroken: Evo Morales. indybay.org Recent events give hope for a resurgence of the left on the continent. Morales points to recent electoral victories in Peru, Chile, Colombia, as well as Lula's soon expected return to the Brazilian presidency. "These times are coming again," he says. "We have to work to consolidate these democratic revolutions, for the benefit of humanity. I have a lot of hope."

Staff (2022-08-06). Islamic Jihad armed wing says it fired 60 rockets at Israel. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad movement, announced it had targeted the Zionist towns and military sites with a number of rockets and mortar shells.

Staff (2022-08-06). Unión Eléctrica: Se pronostica una afectación de 750 MW en el horario diurno. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica informa que se estima una afectación máxima de 750 MW en el horario diurno. Se encuentran fuera de servicio por averías las unidades 6, 7 y 8 de la CTE Mariel, la unidad de la CTE Otto Parellada, la unidad 2 de la CTE Santa Cruz, las unidades 4 y 5 de la CTE Nuevitas y las unidades 1 y 2 de la CTE Felton.

____ (2022-08-06). Kashgar enters peak travel season. ecns.cn Kashgar is entering peak travel season, with hotel accommodation in short supply.

____ (2022-08-06). China, Thailand laud bilateral cooperation. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai here on Thursday, with both sides speaking highly of bilateral cooperation.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-06). Machine that Ate People: Tech, Spying Emotions, AI, Algorythms & Worker's Dystopia. indybay.org Professor Peter Mantello talks about the use of technology to spy on workers and increase exploitation through empathetic surveillance and bio metric technologies…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-06). Lula denuncia gestión criminal de la pandemia por Bolsonaro. telesurtv.net El exmandatario resaltó los logros en materia de salud alcanzados por su Gobierno y el de la expresidenta Dilma Roussef, entre 2003 y 2016.

Timothy Alexander Guzman (2022-08-06). The Cult of Globalism: The Great Reset and Its "Final Solution" for "Useless People" globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-08-06). The Gray Man: A CIA killer on the run. wsws.org The action thriller follows an assassin in a secret CIA program as he attempts to uncover high-level wrongdoing, rescue a young girl and preserve his own life.

____ (2022-08-06). HKSAR gov't fully supports countermeasures by central authorities in response to Pelosi's Taiwan visit. ecns.cn The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government has reiterated it fully supports and facilitates countermeasures by the central authorities in response to the visit to China's Taiwan region by Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S.

____ (2022-08-06). Iran seeks to expand trade with African countries: official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — The Director-General of Iran Ministry of Labor, Cooperatives and Social Welfare for International Affairs said that African countries' high potential is an opportunity for Iran to expand its trade with these countries.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-06). Arbaeen presents image of resistance internationally: Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi said Saturday that the big Arbaeen rallies represent the international resistance front and unity among Muslims.

Staff (2022-08-06). Iran's non-oil foreign trade hits $9m in one month: IRICA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (MNA) — Spokesman for the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) said on Saturday that Iran's non-oil foreign trade stands over $9m from June 22 to July 22, 2022.

TeleSUR, JCM, JL (2022-08-06). Confirman primer fallecido en medio de labores en Matanzas, Cuba. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a informes oficiales, el primer fallecido era un bombero que realizaba las labores para apagar el fuego en la refinería de Matanzas.

Staff (2022-08-06). VIDEO: Resistance missiles fire at Occupied Palestine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Footage shows Resistance's missile strikes on the Occupied Palestinian territories last night.

TeleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-08-06). Medios latinoamericanos llaman a luchar contra la infodemia. telesurtv.net La presidenta de TeleSUR, habló de la importancia de avanzar en la alfabetización digital como arma contra el fenómeno de la infodemia y las fakenews.

Ted Hamilton (2022-08-06). History Will Condemn Us If We Keep Obeying the Supreme Court. zcomm.org If we sacrifice the planet to appease unelected judges, posterity will not forgive us…

____ (2022-08-06). W.E. Talk – Why are Chinese students good at learning but not at becoming great mathematicians: Professor. ecns.cn Famous Chinese-American mathematician Shing-Tung Yau, who is also the first Chinese Fields Medal winner, had an exclusive interview with the "W.E. Talk" of China News Service recently.

DLI (2022-08-06). US acted as self-appointed Judge & Executioner in murder of al Qaeda chief. indybay.org In the latest drone killing of alleged al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, the US government acted as a self-appointed Judge and Executioner, without ever presenting any evidence to any international judicial body.

Boon H Chua, Emma K Link, Ian H Kunkler, Timothy J Whelan, A Helen Westenberg, Guenther Gruber, Guy Bryant, Verity Ahern, Kash Purohit, Peter H Graham, Mohamed Akra, Orla McArdle, Peter O'Brien, Jennifer A Harvey, Carine Kirkove, John H Maduro, Ian D Campbell, Geoff P Delaney, Joseph D Martin, T Trinh T Vu, Thierry M Muanza, Anthony Neal, Ivo A Olivotto, BIG 3—07 (2022-08-06). [Articles] Radiation doses and fractionation schedules in non-low-risk ductal carcinoma in situ in the breast (BIG 3—07/TROG 07.01): a randomised, factorial, multicentre, open-label, phase 3 study. thelancet.com In patients with resected non-low-risk DCIS, a tumour bed boost after WBI reduced local recurrence with an increase in grade 2 or greater toxicity. The results provide the first randomised trial data to support the use of boost radiation after postoperative WBI in these patients to improve local control. The international scale of the study supports the generalisability of the results.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-08-06). Gobierno de Nicaragua asumirá alza de precios de combustibles. telesurtv.net Sobre el Ejecutivo recaerá el pago, entre el 7 y el 13 de agosto, del 100 por ciento del incremento en los precios del diésel y del gas licuado.

____ (2022-08-06). 30 years on, restaurateur Rennat Morel remains in love with Beijing. ecns.cn "Beijing has improved a lot," said Rennat Morel, owner of a well-known, western-style restaurant with a history of over 20 years in Beijing, when referring to changes in the city over the past few decades.

Allan Fisher (2022-08-06). Saturday 8/6: All Out for Palestine. indybay.org Ocean @ Water Streets, Santa Cruz…

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-06). Rusia expresa preocupación por situación humanitaria en Gaza. telesurtv.net La Cancillería advirtió que el régimen de Israel representa una amenaza a la estabilidad regional por sus planes colonialistas y agresiones contra los palestinos.

Ximena Hasbach (2022-08-06). Latin America's Green Tide: Working women's abortion access solidarity knows no borders. liberationnews.org There are more than 30 different Mexican organizations providing support to people who need abortions in the United States.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-06). Israel ataca Gaza y causa la muerte de al menos diez palestinos. telesurtv.net Medios locales informan que aviones israelíes atacaron los barrios de Al-Rimal, Al-Fakhari, la ciudad de Beit Lahia y Khan Yunis.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-06). Países ofrecen ayuda a Gobierno cubano por incendio en Matanzas. telesurtv.net Durante el siniestro explotaron dos tanques de petróleo y se adoptan medidas operacionales para que no se afecte la distribución de combustibles en el occidente de la Isla.

____ (2022-08-06). Folk artist turns dough to artworks in Hebei. ecns.cn The 37-year-old woman has been devoted to dough sculpture for more than 10 years, and created many unique dough sculptures.

Aeon Photo Co. (2022-08-06). Berkeley Police and demonstrators clash over development of People's Park. indybay.org July 29 an Alameda County Superior Court decided it was not in violation of the California Environmental Quality Act to prevent a $312 million dollar development from taking shape on the location of Berkeley's largest and longest bohemian hubs; the People's Park.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-08-06). Ataque a un bar deja al menos ocho muertos en centro de México. telesurtv.net En los primeros seis meses del 2022 el estado de Guanajuato reportó un total de 1.566 personas asesinadas.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-08-06). Irán condena nuevo ataque de Israel contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net El portavoz de la Cancillería iraní calificó la agresión de Israel como brutal.

TeleSUR (2022-08-06). St Kitts Nevis Labour Party Win General Elections. telesurenglish.net Results of St. Kitts and Nevis early general elections held this Friday have declared the victory for the St Kitts Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), with six seats out of the 11 in the National Assembly. | RELATED: | The six seats to be held by SKNLP will be held by Dr Terrance Drew, Geoffrey Hanley, Marsha Henderson, Konris Maynard, Samal Duggins, Dr Denzil Douglas. | The other seats will be occupied by Shawn Richar…

Steve Watson (2022-08-06). Member of European Parliament Labels COVID Vaccine Coercion "Worst Crime Ever Committed on Humanity" globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-08-06). People of Different Ethnic Groups in Xinjiang Express Legitimate Concerns through Real-life Experiences in Their Letters to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. ecns.cn It is understood that many people in Xinjiang have voluntarily sent email to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Madam Michelle Bachelet, where they have told their own stories, introduced the reality of Xinjiang, and expressed strong indignation at the discrediting and slandering of anti-China forces in the United States and some other Western countries.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Preeclampsia linked to increased markers of brain cell damage, inflammation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Preeclampsia is a serious complication of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure and kidney damage. Mayo Clinic researchers found that women with a history of severe preeclampsia have more markers linked to brain cell damage and inflammation, compared to women who had uncomplicated pregnancies. The findings are being presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in San Diego. Preeclampsia affects up to 15% of women. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious,…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-06). Al menos cuatro muertos deja nueva masacre en Colombia. telesurtv.net Los hechos ocurrieron en la vereda San Rafael, zona rural de Morales, en el departamento de Cauca.

____ (2022-08-06). FM spokesperson firmly refutes G7 statement on Taiwan. ecns.cn

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). First-in-human trial shows promise for hard-to-treat ventricular tachycardia heart rhythms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A first-in-human multicenter trial involving Mayo Clinic used a new ablation technique for patients with ventricular tachycardia, an abnormally rapid heart rhythm that is a leading cause of sudden cardiac death worldwide. The trial tested needle ablation using in-catheter, heated, saline-enhanced, radio frequency energy, also known as SERF, to substantially increase heat transfer, compared to conventional ablation methods. The new process produces deeper, controllable lesion scars at sites inside the heart muscle….

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-08-06). Gobierno de Francia activa gabinete de crisis ante sequía. telesurtv.net El gabinete coordinará vigilará las efectos de la sequía en las industrias agrícolas, ganaderas y energéticas.

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-08-06). Conozca cinco datos curiosos sobre Federico Engels. telesurtv.net El teórico comunista estuvo motivado por el arte y la literatura desde pequeño, pues creció en un ambiente propicio para ello.

Saruh Almendarez (2022-08-06). Philadelphia's deadly heatwaves: urban heat islands and capitalist inequality. zcomm.org Under capitalism, nothing gets done unless a capitalist can make a profit…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Expert Alert: Options for laryngeal regeneration. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX, Ariz. — Mayo Clinic is using 3D printing as a new option to heal the larynx after cancer or traumatic injury. David Lott, M.D., a Mayo Clinic otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon, is an expert who can speak about a pioneering procedure using 3D bioimplants and tissue engineering to regenerate the larynx, more commonly known as the voice box. Dr. Lott also is the associate director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at…

____ (2022-08-06). Restored giant Buddha statue unveiled at Longmen Grottoes. ecns.cn The restoration project was completed at the Fengxian Temple, the largest cave of Longmen Grottoes, and scaffolds around it have been dismantled.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-06). Presidentes de Rusia y Tàºrkiye acuerdan pago del gas ruso en rublos. telesurtv.net Recep Tayyip Erdogan y Vladimir Putin se reunieron en Sochi, tras la reactivación de la exportación de granos ucranianos.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Science Saturday: The Living Breast Biobank. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic's Living Breast Biobank has proved invaluable in a recent breakthrough study that demonstrates a novel mechanism through which female carriers of the BRCA1 gene may be at increased risk for breast cancer. According to the study, this is because the gene contributes to poorly organized divisions of mammary progenitor cells. "For the first time, it was possible to recreate various pathogenic BRCA1 mutations in a cell line and track living cells during their division to…

TeleSUR, SH (2022-08-06). Presidente cubano revisa las acciones para controlar el incendio en Matanzas. telesurtv.net Las autoridades de la provincia de Matanzas informaron que el incendio no afectó las operaciones de la central termoeléctrica Antonio Guiteras.

____ (2022-08-06). ASEAN foreign ministers vow to strengthen bloc's centrality, credibility: joint communique. ecns.cn Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have vowed to strengthen the bloc's centrality and credibility for the sake of peace, stability and prosperity in the region and in the world.

OtherWords (2022-08-06). Anti-Abortion Extremism Is Scaring Voters. It Should. juancole.com By Mitchell Zimmerman | ( Otherwords.org) Our country may be divided on the issue of abortion. But when it comes down to it, most Americans believe that it's a pregnant person's right to decide for themselves whether to continue a pregnancy. That's not only a blue-state attitude — it's just as true in …

Staff (2022-08-06). People of Tehran hold mourning ceremonies on Muharram 8th. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — People in Tehran mourn for the Third Infallible Imam of the Household of Holy Prophet, Imam Hussein (PBUH) on the eighth night of Muharram.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Minnesota boy involved in boating accident discharged from hospital after making miraculous recovery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Five-year-old Vincent Koenig is heading home from Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester, Saint Marys Campus, after making a miraculous recovery from a boating accident. The little boy from Red Wing, Minnesota, was rescued from the Mississippi River after his family's boat was struck by a barge. While Vincent was wearing a life jacket, he was submerged underwater between 10 and 12 minutes. His dad spotted his orange shoes and pulled him ashore. People on-site performed…

Ranit Feinberg (2022-08-06). Pfizer Crimes against our Children: Cardiac Arrest of Two Month Old Baby an Hour after Experimental Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-08-06). España reporta records de temperaturas en el mar Mediterráneo. telesurtv.net España sufre actualmente su tercera ola de calor del año, registrando temperaturas entre tres y seis grados Celsius por encima del registro habitual.

The Conversation (2022-08-06). Business can no Longer Ignore Extreme Heat, Climate Emergency as they Threaten Bottom Line. juancole.com By David Lont, University of Otago; Martien Lubberink, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington; and Paul Griffin, University of California, Davis | When record-breaking heatwaves cause train tracks to bend, airport runways to buckle, and roads to melt, as happened in the United Kingdom last month, it is likely that business performance …

WSWS (2022-08-06). University students and health worker condemn censorship of zero-COVID advocate Dr David Berger. wsws.org "Dr Berger has been silenced by AHPRA because it works alongside the government and Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly to keep workers from knowing the truth about the pandemic." — Cindy, a health worker from Perth…

Munyaradzi Makoni (2022-08-06). [World Report] Health at stake in Kenya elections. thelancet.com On Aug 9, Kenya will go to the polls in a general election. Munyaradzi Makoni reports on the parties' pledges on health.

____ (2022-08-06). Flash floods kill 550 in Pakistan in heaviest rain in decades. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — A Pakistani state agency said that flash floods caused by heavy monsoon rains killed at least 549 people in country over past month, with remote communities in southwestern province of Balochistan among the heaviest hit.

____ (2022-08-06). Cradle of Civilization: Yinxu Site. ecns.cn Lying about 2km northwest of Anyang City, Henan Province, the Yinxu, or the Yin Ruins, cover an area of 36 square km.

The Lancet (2022-08-06). [Editorial] 2022 heatwaves: a failure to proactively manage the risks. thelancet.com Human-induced climate change has made extreme heatwaves, wildfires, and flash floods substantially more likely and more severe. Yet, health impacts are widely underestimated. Most countries have failed to adequately plan, adapt, and use evidence-based information to protect their populations. For some countries, this is a dangerous failure of action, but others lack the adequate human and financial resources to respond. So far this year, India, Pakistan, the USA, China, and Europe have experienced extreme and dangerous heatwaves that damaged vital infrastructure and threatened to overwhelm emergency service capac…

____ (2022-08-06). Iraqis residing in Tehran hold mourning ceremony. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Shia Muslims from southern Iraqi cities of Najaf and Karbala, who are residing in Iranian capital hold an annual mourning ceremony carrying torches to mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH).

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-06). Presidente Gustavo Petro se reúne con delegados internacionales. telesurtv.net Petro y Francia se reunieron con delegados de la Cepal, la CAF y el vicepresidente de El Salvador.

Staff (2022-08-06). Iran, Iraq to cooperate for holding Arbaeen rituals: envoy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Baghdad Mohammad Kazem Al-e Sadegh has said that Iran is ready to cooperate with Iraq to hold a magnificent Arbaeen ceremony.

____ (2022-08-06). Gaza power plant shuts down over lack of fuel. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Gaza's sole power plant shut down on Saturday after running out of fuel, an electricity company spokesman said, five days after Israel closed its goods crossing with the Palestinian enclave.

Staff (2022-08-06). China calls on world to unite against US 'reckless' pressure. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — The Chinese authorities think it necessary for the intl. community to unite against the reckless pressure from the United States and its interference in other countries' internal affairs, the Chinese Foreign Ministry says.

Eferrari10 (2022-08-06). Venezuela Gold Case: Queen Elizabeth Recognizes Maduro, Reveals Central Bank President (+Letters). orinocotribune.com This Friday, August 5, the Venezuelan government presented diplomatic letters signed by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom addressed to President Nicolás Maduro, in which the Queen recognizes Maduro as the head of state and government of Venezuela. These letters will be used as evidence by the Venezuelan government to demand access to the 31 tons of gold that remain seized in the Bank of England, reported financial news agency The president of the Cent…

TeleSUR, SH (2022-08-06). Accidente de autobús deja al menos 11 muertos en Croacia. telesurtv.net Las autoridades croatas detallaron que el lamentable accidente de tránsito se registró a 60 kilómetros de la capital croata.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer rehabilitation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cancer rehabilitation is available before, during and after cancer treatment. It helps people with cancer maintain and restore physical and emotional well-being, cope with the side effects of cancer, and recover more quickly and more fully from cancer treatment. Cancer rehabilitation involves many types of specialists working together to develop a personal rehabilitation plan that considers a person's preferences, strengths and goals. "Cancer rehabilitation aims to help patients maintain function, restore function, and, more broadly,…

Vanessa L Z Gordon-Dseagu, Martin J Wiseman, Kate Allen, Judy Buttriss, Christine Williams (2022-08-06). [Correspondence] Troubling assumptions behind GBD 2019 on the health risks of red meat. thelancet.com We echo the compliments of Alice Stanton and colleagues1 to the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2019. We also support Stanton and colleagues' call for further clarification, justification, or reconsideration of the theoretical minimum risk exposure level of zero for unprocessed red meat selected by GBD in their latest estimates. Not only does the increase in the estimated burden appear implausible, but the lack of transparency in the assumptions underlying the calculations undermines the authority of the GBD estimates.

Staff (2022-08-06). 8 killed, 18 injured in new Kabul explosion (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — News sources on Saturday reported a strong explosion in the Afghan capital of Kabul which left several killed and injured.

Mohawk Nation News (2022-08-06). Mohawk Nation News 'The Pope and Murder Inc. Will Pay the Price'. indybay.org Mohawk Mothers told the International Court at The Hague that the Pope has admitted genocide and the sanctions must begin. The Pope's apology for murder is not accepted. "The Pope plead guilty. No trial is required. The world cannot let the genociders get away with murder and genocide. The sanctions must now begin. We demand justice."

Bit of an artist myself (2022-08-06). People's Park – Its Place in the History of Land Art. indybay.org Much has been said about the political history of People's Park. People's Park is also an important piece of Land Art. Art historians and artists should speak up to preserve it. The destruction of the park by the University of California has temporarily been stopped by activists; however many trees were cut down. Legal advocates have requested a hearing, which a judge has granted. All demolition and pre-development work is legally halted until the October court hearing.

Aranka V Ballering, Sander K R van Zon, Tim C olde Hartman, Judith G M Rosmalen, Lifelines Corona Research Initiative (2022-08-06). [Articles] Persistence of somatic symptoms after COVID-19 in the Netherlands: an observational cohort study. thelancet.com To our knowledge, this is the first study to report the nature and prevalence of post-COVID-19 condition, while correcting for individual symptoms present before COVID-19 and the symptom dynamics in the population without SARS-CoV-2 infection during the pandemic. Further research that distinguishes potential mechanisms driving post-COVID-19-related symptomatology is required.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-08-06). Trabajadores de puerto británico anuncian huelga por mejora salarial. telesurtv.net El sindicato afirmó la oferta laboral está por debajo de la inflación registrada, que aumentó en junio pasado al 9,4 por ciento.

Staff (2022-08-06). Raeisi condemns Israel attacks on Gaza, Kabul terrorist blast. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi condemned the attacks of the Israeli regime on the Gaza Strip as well as Friday's terrorist explosions in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

____ (2022-08-06). Iran's export of products to Turkey up 81% in H1. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Statistical Department of Turkey announced on Saturday that Iran's export of products to neighboring Turkey in first six months of the current year in 2022 registered an 81 percent growth.

____ (2022-08-06). Pres. Raeisi attends mourning ceremony of Imam Hussein (AS). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA)— On eve of 8th night, the mourning ceremony of Third Infallible Imam of Household of Holy Prophet, Hazrat Imam Hussein (PBUH) was held at Salman Farsi Mosque of Presidential Office on Fri. with participation of President Raeisi.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-06). Demandan investigar a dueños de mina colapsada en México. telesurtv.net Líder de sindicato minero denunció que los dueños de los socavones no permiten sindicalizar a los obreros para no acogerse a la ley.

Robert Norse (2022-08-06). Tuesday 8/2: Stop the SCPD Sweeps! Stop Lying About Available Shelter! Services Not Threats! indybay.org Community Room, Santa Cruz Police Station Laurel and Center Streets.

Peter Koenig (2022-08-06). "Climate Change", Food Shortages: Coordinated Destruction of Humanity by the World Economic Forum and Its "Elite Cult" globalresearch.ca

Aaron Wistar (2022-08-06). Europe's Central Bank Has a New Tool to Protect Bond Markets. zcomm.org When Will It Protect Workers?>

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Mayo Clinic Minute: Can a beverage provide a brain boost? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you looked at the lineup of soft drinks available at your grocery store lately? Dozens of new types of beverages claim to offer a myriad of health benefits. Some include ingredients such as nootropics and adaptogens, which claim to improve brain function.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Brent Bauer, a Mayo Clinic internist, explains what you should know about these supplements and if they really can help boost brain power. Watch: The Mayo Clinic…

Staff (2022-08-06). Amir-Abdollahian tells Yi Iran adheres to 'one-China policy'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Iran's Foreign Minister told his Chinese counterpart that the Islamic Republic of Iran adheres to the one-China policy in order to support regional stability.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Sunburn treatment: What works? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Great summer days are full of relaxation, fun and plenty of sunshine. Unfortunately, spending too much time in the sun can lead to a sunburn. Your skin may be inflamed, painful and feel hot to the touch. Any exposed part of the body, including your lips, earlobes and scalp, can burn. The symptoms of sunburn usually appear a few hours after sun exposure. Unfortunately, there's no fast fix to soothe a sunburn. Once you have sunburn,…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-06). China continuo ejercicios militares en torno a la isla de Taiwán. telesurtv.net Los ejercicios del ejército chino tuvieron lugar en las aguas y el espacio aéreo frente a las costas norteña, suroeste y oriental de la isla.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Father-daughter duo taking part in Transplant Games of America. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Carly Kelly was born with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease, a disease that not only affects the kidneys, but also can lead to liver problems. She spent the first month of her life in the Neonatal ICU at Mayo Clinic, where physicians told Carly's family she would eventually need a kidney transplant. "I was the first one to register as a donor," says Tim Kelly, Carly's father. "And I was so blessed to be a…

Staff (2022-08-06). Bagheri Kani, Mora hold meeting as Vienna talks continue. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Iran's top negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani and Deputy EU Foreign Policy Chief Enrique Mora held a bilateral meeting in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Saturday.

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-06). As Monkeypox Cases Mount, Need of the Hour Is an Equitable and Effective Response. orinocotribune.com By Ana Vračar and Gargeya Telakapalli Ago 1, 2022 | The World Health Organization declared the global monkeypox outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, calling upon countries to roll out a public health response and ensure access to the necessary vaccines and medicines | On July 23, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the monkeypox outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). As of July 29, over

Zane McNeill (2022-08-06). Starbucks Holds Life-Saving Benefits Over Trans Workers' Heads. zcomm.org Managers are wielding a new weapon against unions: gender-affirming healthcare…

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-06). Disminución de la tarifa eléctrica centra diálogo en Panamá. telesurtv.net El viceministro de Trabajo señaló que es "irresponsable" la reducción en un 45 por ciento del costo de la electricidad.

Stop the Privatizers (2022-08-06). Go to Parker School in Oakland NOW! OUSD security has shown up! indybay.org The eviction of the Parker Community School is now underway!

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Mayo Clinic Q and A: New variants of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Cases of COVID-19 are once again surging in parts of the U.S., and I'm hearing about different strains, such as the BA.5 and BA2.75 omicron subvariants. What do I need to do to keep my family safe, especially as I prepare to send my kids back to school? My children and I have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and a booster vaccination. ANSWER: Infections in the U.S. continue to rise, as COVID-19…

TeleSUR, mes, JCM (2022-08-06). Partido Laborista encabeza elecciones en San Cristóbal y Nieves. telesurtv.net Los comicios son supervisados por equipos de observadores de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) y de la Comunidad del Caribe (Caricom).

Leigh Phillips (2022-08-06). Are We at the Dawn of "Insulin Socialism"? zcomm.org States like California are looking at directly manufacturing this essential medicine — a potentially massive win for both patients and left-wing politics…

Staff (2022-08-06). Israeli regime to pay price for recent crimes: IRGC chief. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — The IRGC Commander-in-Chief said Saturday has praised the Palestinian Resistance groups for swiftly responding to the recent Israeli aggression on Gaza.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-08-06). Presidente peruano no acepta la renuncia del primer ministro. telesurtv.net Pedro Castillo juramentó a los nuevos ministros del Trabajo, Relaciones Exteriores, de Vivienda, Economía, Cultura, y el de Transportes y Comunicaciones.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why are menthol-flavored cigarettes a concern? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Whether to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes is up for public comment through Tuesday, Aug. 2. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed banning menthol flavoring in cigarettes earlier this year, stating the additive makes menthol cigarettes easier to use, particularly among youth and young adults.Of the more than 18.5 million menthol cigarette smokers ages 12 and older in the U.S., the FDA says it expects the public health benefit of a ban on menthol to be…

TeleSUR, JGN, SH (2022-08-06). øPor qué no debe repetirse el ataque nuclear a Hiroshima. telesurtv.net Se estima que más de 4 mil personas murieron de inmediato por los ataques en Hiroshima y Nagasaki.

WSWS (2022-08-06). US-China relations at breaking point. wsws.org US House Speaker Pelosi's trip to Taiwan is another major nail in the coffin of the One China policy that underpinned the establishment of diplomatic relations between the US and China in 1979.

____ (2022-08-06). Rooftop transformed into shared garden in Chengdu. ecns.cn A rooftop garden is built atop an old residential building in Chongqing, Aug. 5, 2022. Residents of 60 households demolished the illegal facilities built on the rooftop and transformed it into a 1,100-square meter shared garden.

Outraged (2022-08-06). Wednesday 8/3: People's Park construction underway: Rally and march starting at 5 pm at Sproul Plaza! indybay.org Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley…

Staff (2022-08-06). Incendio de gran magnitud en zona industrial de Matanzas (+ Fotos y Video). cubadebate.cu Alrededor de las 19: 00 horas de este viernes, debido a una tormenta, un rayo impactó el tanque 52 de almacenamiento de crudo de la Base de Supertanqueros de Matanzas provocando un incendio, informó el Ministerio de Energía y Minas. No se reportan víctimas fatales. Bomberos y trabajadores de Cupet trabajan para sofocar las llamas.

Staff (2022-08-06). A mi maestra Estervina: Una lección de amor. cubadebate.cu No conservo ni una foto de ella. Y su acento con la zeta me ha perseguido desde los 6 años, cuando me enseñó a leer las primeras palabras y con ello me enseñó a leer la vida. Estervina era su nombre, así con V y no con B. Llevaba siempre vestidos largos, una cartera con lápices para los olvidadizos, sacapuntas para salvar cualquier contingencia y fotos para mostrarnos paisajes, héroes y sentimientos.

Staff (2022-08-06). Dozens hurt after lightning hits Cuban oil tank farm. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Lightning struck a crude oil storage tank in the city of Matanzas, causing a fire that led to four explosions which injured more than 50 people, Cuban authorities said Saturday.

Staff (2022-08-06). Se extiende incendio de grandes proporciones en Matanzas con decenas de lesionados (+Fotos y Video). cubadebate.cu En la noche de este viernes, 5 de agosto ocurrió un incendio en el tanque 52 de almacenamiento de crudo de la Base de Supertanqueros de Matanzas debido al impacto de un rayo. Durante la madrugada y la mañana de este sábado han sucedido cuatro explosiones que tuvieron lugar en el segundo tanque.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-08-06). Comisión de la Verdad de Colombia entrega informe final al Sistema Integral para la Paz. telesurtv.net Las autoridades reiteraron el compromiso de seguir investigando para establecer la verdad completa del conflicto armado.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Consumer Health: Support for breastfeeding. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Breastfeeding Week will be observed Aug. 1—7, which make this a good time to learn more about the importance of breastfeeding and ways to support mothers who choose to breastfeed. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently affirmed its recommendation and advocacy for breastfeeding, stating, "Research has shown that breastfeeding is linked to decreased rates of lower respiratory tract infections, severe diarrhea, ear infections and obesity. Breastfeeding is associated with lower risk of sudden infant…

Staff (2022-08-06). øContar o no contar? La población necesita miradas múltiples. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de 2021 vivían en Cuba más mujeres que hombres. El hecho despierta curiosidad, guiños picarescos y, por supuesto, la consabida pregunta originada en las mismísimas raíces del patriarcado: øcuántas tocan por cada hombre? La estadística no pasa inadvertida, pero como en muchísimos otros asuntos los números hay que mirarlos por dentro.

TeleSUR- hvh -DRL (2022-08-06). Parten otros tres buques con granos de Ucrania. telesurtv.net Las autoridades turcas señalaron que desde los puertos de Chernomorsk y Odesa partieron 58.000 toneladas de maíz.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-06). Rescatan a mujeres víctimas de trata sexual en R. Dominicana. telesurtv.net Las redes criminales movilizaban a las jóvenes con la promesa de un trabajo bien remunerado en el país caribeño.

Staff (2022-08-06). Qué trae la prensa cubana, sábado 6 de agosto de 2022. cubadebate.cu

____ (2022-08-06). US, Europe failed to impose demands on Iran: Marandi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Emphasizing that salient progress has been made in the negotiations on the removal of anti-Iran sanctions, advisor to Iran's negotiating team said that Europeans and Americans have failed to impose their demands against Iran.

Anonymous (2022-08-06). Winnecmucca Indian Colony Direct Action Report Back. indybay.org Direct Action report back, in defense of the Winnemucca Indian Colony.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Diets higher in calcium and potassium may help prevent recurrent symptomatic kidney stones, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — ≠ Kidney stones can cause not only excruciating pain but also are associated with chronic kidney disease, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. If you've experienced a kidney stone once, you have a 30% chance of having another kidney stone within five years. Changes in diet are often prescribed to prevent recurrent symptomatic kidney stones. However, little research is available regarding dietary changes for those who have one incident of kidney stone formation versus those…

Staff (2022-08-06). El tiempo: Calor con lluvias en occidente y sur oriental. cubadebate.cu Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado gran parte del territorio nacional, nublándose durante la tarde en Artemisa, La Habana y Mayabeque, así como el interior y sur oriental, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas. En el resto del país las lluvias serás más aisladas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-06). Mayo Clinic Minute: Preparing your pantry for severe weather. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As hurricane season ramps up, emergency management officials recommend that residents in coastal communities plan for an active few months. Having the right supplies, creating a meal plan and knowing when food is no longer safe to consume from a refrigerator or freezer are all important pieces of a safety plan. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0q0eTdux60 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 02) is in the downloads at the end of…

Staff (2022-08-06). Iranian cyclist wins silver medal in ISG. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Iranian cyclist Behnam Arian won the silver medal in the Konya 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games (ISG), Turkey.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-08-06). Palestina condena ataque de Israel contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net Entre las víctimas mortales se encuentra una niña de cinco años de edad, precisó el Ministerio de Salud palestino.

TeleSUR, ysm, SH (2022-08-06). España roza los 5.000 casos positivos a viruela del mono. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sanitarias del país advirtieron que las zonas de Madrid y Cataluña son las que presentan mayores contagios.

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