Daily Archives: August 14, 2022

2022-08-14: News Headlines

____ (2022-08-14). Taiwan's New Party makes positive contributions to cross-Straits relations: mainland spokesperson. ecns.cn A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Sunday said Taiwan's New Party has made positive contributions to promoting the peaceful development of relations across the Taiwan Straits and advancing peaceful reunification of the motherland.

Juan Cole (2022-08-14). Climate Emergency: Europe Parched, Farms Fallow, as Lakes and Rivers Dry up in worst Drought since time of Christ. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) Europe is in the throes of a once-in- 0 years severe drought that is making its rivers into shallow streams and its lakes into vanishing puddles. The mighty Rhine in Germany is so low that it may soon not be navigable. The biggest lake in Italy is fast disappearing. These are …

____ (2022-08-14). 5th caravan of grain ships departs from Ukraine. ecns.cn The fifth caravan of ships carrying grain sailed from Ukraine's Black Sea ports on Friday under a deal to prevent a global food crisis, the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry said on Facebook.

Staff (2022-08-14). Macron signs protocols on Finland, Sweden accession to NATO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — French President Emmanuel Macron signed protocols on NATO accession for Finland and Sweden on Saturday.

Staff (2022-08-14). Russian envoy says sanctions against Iran can be lifted soon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The Russian envoy to the Vienna talks Mikhail Ulyanov on Sunday announced that the anti-Iranian sanctions can be lifted soon.

____ (2022-08-14). U.S. should bear consequences of damaging China-U.S. counternarcotics cooperation: spokesperson. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin Friday said that the United States should fully bear the consequences of undermining bilateral relations and damaging China-U.S. counternarcotics cooperation.

____ (2022-08-14). (W.E. Talk) Why has religious extremism become rootless grass in China's Xinjiang. ecns.cn "Islamism is not the original religious belief of Uygur people, let alone the unique religion of all ethnic groups in Xinjiang." Wang Zhen, a professor of the The Central Institute of Socialism, pointed out in a recent interview with "W.E. Talk" of China News Service that many religions have been existing in Xinjiang for a long time and subject to evolution until now.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-08-14). The Intricate Fight for Africa: The Legacy of the Soviet Union vs Western Colonialism. orinocotribune.com By Ramzy Baroud Aug 8, 2022 | Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's recent tour in Africa was meant to be a game changer, not only in terms of Russia's relations with the continent, but in the global power struggle involving the US, Europe, China, India, Turkey and others. | Many media reports and analyses placed Lavrov's

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). The Plot to Replace the African Union's Role in the Ethiopian Peace Process Won't Succeed. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko What's happening is patently obvious to any objective observer, and it's that the US and EU are trying to finagle themselves into the Ethiopian peace process by hook or by crook in order to preserve some of their zero-sum hegemonic interests in that country through their TPLF proxies. The latest Hybrid War plot against Ethiopia…

Staff (2022-08-14). Judo cubano celebra medalla de plata de Omar Cruz en Mundial juvenil. cubadebate.cu El judo de Cuba celebra la medalla de plata ganada por Omar Cruz en la última jornada de la competición individual del Campeonato Mundial juvenil, que finaliza este domingo en Guayaquil con la justa por equipos. Cruz animó la categoría más pesada de los hombres, más de 100 kilogramos, y perdió en la final ante el japonés Yuta Nakamura por ippon.

TeleSUR- lvm, JCM (2022-08-14). Denuncian asesinato de firmante de paz en Tolima, Colombia. telesurtv.net El líder social, quien era integrante del Comité Azodipaz de Santa Elena en el municipio colombiano de Ronces Valles en Tolima, fue asesinado por hombres armados que lo interceptaron…

Staff (2022-08-14). VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23: Leopardos de Villa Clara ya tienen siete triunfos. cubadebate.cu Los Leopardos de Villa Clara se convirtieron en el primer equipo de este VII Campeonato Nacional de béisbol sub 23 en arribar a siete victorias, en una jornada donde no pudieron realizarse tres partidos, y se firmaron tres lechadas.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Rusia y las fuerzas aliadas en Donbas toma la ciudad de Peski. telesurtv.net El portavoz del Ministerio de Defensa ruso, Ígor Konashénkov, detalló que…

Staff (2022-08-14). Tehran, Kabul mull cooperation against 'common enemy'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Two civilians were killed Saturday in a blast that rocked the Dasht-e-Barchi neighborhood of Kabul a day after Daesh killed a prominent Afghan cleric in the Afghan capital.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). The US War on Drugs Isn't What it Seems — and Colombia's New President Wants to End it. libya360.wordpress.com Bradley Blankenship Gustavo Petro promises a major blow to US hegemony over Latin America Leftist Gustavo Petro was inaugurated as Colombia's new president on August 7, ushering in what will likely be an unprecedented political swing for what is a perennially right-wing government. In his first address, Petro mentioned many important issues that face Colombia including…

Morgan Artyukhina (2022-08-14). Showing Old Prejudices, U.S. Government Falsely Associates Monkeypox Outbreak with Gays, Bisexuals and Africans. covertactionmagazine.com Misinformation Breeds More Fear of Minority Groups Along With Misunderstanding About Disease Itself Careless messaging by global health agencies about the outbreak of monkeypox virus has created widespread public confusion, including associating the infectious disease with gay and bisexual men and with Africans. The unwarranted and needless situation is a public health failure and has …

Delmar Terblanche (2022-08-14). Prey revives the art of action storytelling. greenleft.org.au Delmar Terblanch reviews Prey, an authentic, collaboratively-told story of warriors in the Comanche nation — and a prequel to the 1980's blockbuster, Predator.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). Mayo Clinic Minute: Fingernails are clues to your health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Psoriasis can affect fingernails and toenails, causing pitting, abnormal growth and discoloration. August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. And experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to keep an eye on your nails, as they can provide clues to your overall health. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/4UE0YtSSeUg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). 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,…

_____ (2022-08-14). Is the Taliban Winning the Fight against Drug Trafficking? journal-neo.org The Taliban (an organization banned in Russia), which seized power in Afghanistan a year ago, have pledged a tough fight against drugs, saying the cultivation, transportation and distribution of opium poppies are punishable by death. However, many experts had already raised doubts as to whether the Islamists would succeed in tackling the international drug business, …

Staff (2022-08-14). Russia foreign ministry repeats threats to cut ties with US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Moscow hopes the US understands that if Congress declares Russia a "sponsor of terrorism," then they can forget about relations between the two countries, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Prof. Marjorie Cohn (2022-08-14). Biden's Assassination of al-Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri Was Illegal. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). Understanding Maduro's Successful Socialist Economic Strategy. libya360.wordpress.com Franciso Dominguez CHAVISTAS TO THE CORE: The 23 de Enero working-class neighbourhood in western Caracas, commemorates on July 28 2022 what would have been Hugo Chavez's 68th birthday. January 23 1958 was the day dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez was overthrown. After years of calling Venezuela's economy a dismal failure that demonstrates the dangers of socialism,…

IMEMC News (2022-08-14). Israeli Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Hebron. imemc.org On Sunday dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded and ransacked many homes in the Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and abducted four Palestinians. Media sources said the soldiers invaded homes near the Hebron City Council and abducted Ziad Ihsan Ja'bari. They added that many army jeeps also invaded the as-Samu' town, …

IMEMC News (2022-08-14). Eight Israelis Injured In Shooting Incident In Jerusalem. imemc.org Israeli sources said eight Israelis were injured in a shooting attack in occupied Jerusalem, including two in serious conditions. |

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-14). Origins of the Islamic State (ISIS): Who Is Behind "Al Qaeda in Iraq"? Pentagon Acknowledges Fabricating a "Zarqawi Legend" globalresearch.ca An internal document produced by U.S. military headquarters in Iraq, states that "the Zarqawi PSYOP program is the most successful information campaign to date."

Daniela Gschweng (2022-08-14). Oregon: The toughest heat protection law in the US. indybay.org Heat waves are becoming more frequent and longer | Farm workers, people on construction sites, and even firefighters have been largely dependent on the goodwill of their employers during a heat wave. How long Oregon's heat protection law will remain in effect is an open question. A group has filed a lawsuit against it.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). What parents should know about parechovirus in children, babies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a health advisory, asking clinicians and public health departments to be on the lookout for infants with parechovirus infections. This follows reports of infections in newborns and young infants in multiple states. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases expert, says while some people may just be hearing about parechovirus, they are a group of viruses that are fairly common in childhood. Watch: Dr….

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Al menos 41 muertos deja incendio en una iglesia en Egipto. telesurtv.net El incendio se produjo cuando 5.000 fieles se reunían para la misa en la iglesia de Abu Sifin.

Staff (2022-08-14). Sobrevolando el siniestro (+ Fotos y video). cubadebate.cu Debajo del helicóptero cuelga una bambi bucket, aditamento con una capacidad máxima de 2 500 litros de agua. Desde que se produjo el incendio en la Base de Supertanqueros de Matanzas, varias aeronaves de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias han sobrevolado la zona del siniestro. Mientras los bomberos atacan el fuego por varios puntos en tierra, los helicópteros cubanos lo hacen por aire, vertiendo agua. Van y vienen del incendio a la bahía, de la bahía al incendio.

Staff (2022-08-14). ISIL blows up house, kidnaps child in Iraq's Kirkuk. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Local media in Iraq reported late Saturday that ISIL terrorists blew up a house in a village in Kirkuk city of Iraq and kidnapped a child.

____ (2022-08-14). Cradle of Civilization: Shijiahe Site. ecns.cn Shijiahe site, located in Tianmen, Hubei Province, dates back about 5,900 to 4,000 years. The total area covering eight square kilometers comprises over 40 sites.

____ (2022-08-14). China pushes ahead with credit rating reform to unleash bond market potential. ecns.cn China has stepped up reform in its credit rating industry as new rules to improve standards and regulations of the sector took effect on Aug. 6, amid the country's broader push to curtail financial risks and further unleash the potential of its huge bond market.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-14). Gobierno de México despliega fuerzas de seguridad en zona norte. telesurtv.net El Gobierno aseveró que se instalaron Mesas de Paz en los estados más afectados.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Talibanes dispersan manifestación de mujeres en Kabul. telesurtv.net Unas 40 mujeres, que cantaban "Pan, trabajo y libertad", se manifestaron frente al Ministerio de Educación en la capital afgana.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). 8-5-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Back-to-school: What to know about sports, immunizations, COVID-19 and more. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, pediatric infectious diseases specialist, and Dr. David Soma, pediatrician and sports medicine specialist, both with Mayo Clinic Children's Center, fielded questions from media around back-to-school topics. Topics included how to prepare for the start of school such as immunizations, the importance of sleep, COVID-19, as well as sports injury prevention, conditioning and more. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Presidente de Egipto renueva su gabinete ante crisis económica. telesurtv.net El presidente egipcio Abdel Fattah El-Sisi no hizo cambios en los puestos de ministro de Finanzas, Energía, Defensa o Relaciones Exteriores.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-14). Man drives car into US Capitol barricade, starts shooting. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — A man drove his car into the vehicle barricade outside the US Capitol early on Sunday and fired several shots into the air before fatally shooting himself.

Staff (2022-08-14). Iranian weightlifter Reza Beiralvand collects gold in ISG. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iranian weightlifter Reza Beiralvand seized a gold medal in the men's 96kg of the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games on Sunday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). Mayo Clinic Minute: Can your child hear the teacher? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Checking your child's hearing should be on your back-to-school list. Dr. Kelly Conroy, a Mayo Clinic audiologist, says children with an undiagnosed hearing issue can face both academic and social struggles. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/fyq4YhJ4YsE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. You know your child can see the video board, but what if he can't hear the…

Staff (2022-08-14). VIDEO: Extensive fire erupts in Iraqi capital. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources on Sunday reported a massive fire that has been flamed in Baghdad.

____ (2022-08-14). Spokesperson: Nigeria firmly supports one-China principle. ecns.cn Femi Adesina, the spokesperson for Nigeria's president, on Friday told Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Cui Jianchun that his country firmly supports the one-China principle.

TeleSUR, ppc, JGN (2022-08-14). Seis curiosidades sobre Bertolt Brecht que no sabías. telesurtv.net Bertolt fue perseguido y rechazado por sus ideas, las cuales no temía expresar ni plasmar en sus obras.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Tàºrkiye anuncia salida de dos barcos cargueros de Ucrania. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Defensa turco confirmó este sábado la partida de puertos ucranianos de dos barcos con más de 15.000 toneladas de granos.

Mission Defence SF (2022-08-14). Fences Torn Down at 24th and Mission BART Plaza. indybay.org Last night, the plaza at 24th St & Mission in San Francisco was reclaimed for the people in solidarity with People's Park in Berkeley, Parker Elementary in Oakland, Echo Park in LA, Mystic Garden in Daly City and every fight for the liberation of public space and against the ever-encroaching police state!

TeleSUR- lvm, JCM (2022-08-14). Indepaz confirma nueva masacre en La Guajira, Colombia. telesurtv.net Indepaz aclaró que hasta el momento se desconoce la identidad de las víctimas.

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-08-14). Saturday 8/13: Meetup: Lauren Gazzola on Government Repression of Activists. indybay.org Crescent Lawn, Berkeley CA…

Staff (2022-08-14). Tropical Storm Meari makes landfall on Japan's Izu Peninsula. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Tropical Storm Meari made landfall on central Japan's Izu Peninsula on Saturday, causing disruptions to transportation services during the peak summer holiday season.

Nayvin Gordon (2022-08-14). A Pox on the House of Profit, the United Disease States of America…….but Wage Earners Can. indybay.org Wage earners have the power to remove the pox on the nation…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). Science Saturday: Addressing the challenges of chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) — a type of immunotherapy that reprograms a patient's T cells to recognize and destroy cancer cells — has revolutionized the treatment of blood cancers. While the technique has successfully sent patients with advanced disease into remission, it is far from perfect. CAR-T cell therapy has three main problems that Mayo is seeking to address to bring the full potential of this promising treatment to patients, says Saad Kenderian,…

Staff (2022-08-14). Over 1 ton of narcotics confiscated in SE Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — The commander of Sistan and Baluchestan police announced that over one ton of illicit drugs was busted in the province.

No H8 in the Valley (2022-08-14). Saturday 8/27: Drown Out Their Hate! Counter-Protest "Straight Pride" indybay.org Planned Parenthood, 1431 McHenry Ave, Modesto, CA…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). 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,…

Staff (2022-08-14). Shooting attacks in Quds leave at least 9 Israeli injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — At least nine Israeli settlers have been injured, some critically, after an armed attacker opened fire on a bus and at other locations in the occupied city of al-Quds.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). 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…

Staff (2022-08-14). Cuba avanzó a la gran final de la XV Copa Panamericana de Voleibol de Gatineau 2022. cubadebate.cu El equipo masculino de Cuba barrió por segunda ocasión al de Chile y avanzó a la gran final de la XV Copa Panamericana de Voleibol de Gatineau 2022, que transcurre en el Slush Puppie Center, en Canadá. En solo una hora y ocho minutos los antillanos sellaron el compromiso de la ronda semifinal ante los sudamericanos, con parciales de 25-16, 25-20 y 25-21.

____ (2022-08-14). Recent flood in Yemen claims 91 lives. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Yemeni sources announced on Sunday that 91 people died in the recent floods in the areas under its control.

Staff (2022-08-14). Foolad 0-0 Sanat Naft: IPL matchday 1. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Foolad Khuzestan FC shared the spoils with Sanat Naft Abadan in a 0-0 draw in Ahvaz in the 1st week of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Saturday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). 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,…

Staff (2022-08-14). Enviarán nuevas donaciones solidarias desde España a Cuba. cubadebate.cu Asociaciones de solidaridad con Cuba en España se aprestan este sábado a enviar ayuda a la isla caribeña después del grave accidente ocurrido en la base de supertanqueros de Matanzas. Así lo dieron a conocer fuentes de grupos de amistad, que se suman a la colaboración en este sentido de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (Aecid).

____ (2022-08-14). Singapore's first giant panda cub turns 1-year-old. ecns.cn Le le, the first giant panda born in Singapore turns one year old on August 14.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). Mayo Clinic Minute: Benefits of blueberries. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Often labeled a superfood, blueberries are bursting with vitamins and minerals ‚îÄ many of which are classified as antioxidants. Much of the power of this little berry lies in its color. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/bouLJ1JTHyE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-14). Donald Trump, The Manchurian Candidate: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Campaign to Destabilize the Trump Presidency. Regime Change in America. globalresearch.ca We are dealing with a carefully planned operation, a "conspiracy" in the true sense of the word. In recent developments, the FBI investigation is being quoted by the media as evidence that Trump is "wittingly or unwittingly" an agent of the Kremlin…

Isabel Davies (2022-08-14). Friday 9/16: BAILA! Community. Dance. Party. indybay.org 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley…

Radical Women (2022-08-14). Saturday 8/27: Fighting for Our Lives: An Action Conference on Reproductive Justice. indybay.org via zoom…

Lynda Carson (2022-08-14). Minimum income requirements continue to exclude the poor from affordable housing projects. indybay.org Public Housing Is Being Privatized By So-Called Nonprofit Affordable Housing Developers, And Turned Into So-Called Affordable Housing Projects That Exclude The Poorest Of The Poor With Minimum Income Requirements!

____ (2022-08-14). Teochew opera promoted in Hong Kong. ecns.cn Teochew opera, also known as Chaoju opera, is performed in Chaozhou dialect and becomes popular in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Europe and America.

____ (2022-08-14). New Rhamnaceae species discovered in SW China. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have discovered a new species of Rhamnaceae in Sichuan Province in southwest China, according to the Chengdu Institute of Biology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

TeleSUR, HIM (2022-08-14). EE.UU. traslada a Irak 89 cisternas con petróleo sirio robado. telesurtv.net Datos aportados por las autoridades sirias revelan que EE.UU. saquea el 80 por ciento del crudo producido en el país, cerca de unos 66.000 barrilles diarios.

Staff (2022-08-14). Inauguran servicio de quimioterapia en hospital Miguel Enríquez de La Habana. cubadebate.cu Allí hay capacidad para atender con mayor calidad en las prestaciones a unos 40 pacientes de los municipios de San Miguel del Padrón, Cotorro, Regla, Guanabacoa y Diez de Octubre, además de casos de las provincias de Artemisa y Mayabeque. Dispone de los medios diagnósticos necesarios y un equipo multidisciplinario integrado por oncólogos y psicólogos.

Staff (2022-08-14). 22nd intl. building industry exhibition underway in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Twenty-second edition of the international construction industry exhibition which kicked off on Friday and will run through until Monday in the Iranian capital.

Revolution Books (2022-08-14). Sunday 8/21: Open House at Revolution Books. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). Ask the Mayo Mom: Practical approaches to breastfeeding. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Breastfeeding can be challenging, but help is available for new mothers. Lactation consultants, either at the hospital or through organizations like La Leche League, can help with learning the positions that work best mom and baby, and offer tips that can help with learning this new skill of breastfeeding. While breastfeeding benefits for the baby are well-known, the mother also benefits. "It's definitely a great healthy choice for moms to breastfeed," explains Rebekah Huppert, a lactation consultant and nurse…

Staff (2022-08-14). Saudi, US forces launch joint military drill in Yanbu. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Saudi and US forces launched a joint military drill in the Red Sea province of Yanbu on Saturday.

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran gymnast gains a bronze medal in Islamic Games. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iran's gymnast Ali Khalili Khezrabad has received a bronze medal in the Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey.

____ (2022-08-14). China sets world record in steady high magnetic field research. ecns.cn Chinese scientists on Friday produced a steady field of 45.22 Tesla, the highest steady magnetic field by a working magnet in the world, according to Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran to host 8th Intl. Shams & Rumi confab in Sept. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The 8th International Scientific Conference of Shams and Mawlana is slated to be held in Khoy County, Iran on September 29, 2022.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-14). Iran men's handball wins S. Arabia in Islamic games in Turkey. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The Iranian national men's handball team won the bronze medal of the Islamic Solidarity Games after defeating the team Saudi Arabia.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-14). Inauguran en Quilmes, Argentina casa de solidaridad con Cuba. telesurtv.net Los miembros del MAS y participantes en el acto inaugural condenaron el bloqueo económico, comercial y financiero impuesto por EE.UU. a Cuba.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-14). Presidente peruano agradece apoyo de líderes de Latinoamérica. telesurtv.net Los Gobiernos de Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador y México emitieron este sábado un comunicado conjunto en el cual se pronunciaron en favor de la democracia en Perú.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-08-14). Saturday 9/10: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Beyond Money – A Postcapitalist Strategy. indybay.org Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite.

Staff (2022-08-14). Salman Rushdie off ventilator, talking a day after stabbing. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Salman Rushdie has been taken off a ventilator and is now able to talk, a friend and his agent said, a day after he was stabbed.

Brenda Norrell (2022-08-14). COVID: Masks Required on Pine Ridge, Rapid Spread on Navajo Nation. indybay.org The Oglala Lakota Nation said today that masks are now mandated due to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases. The Navajo Nation reported more than 300 new cases, and four deaths, from the virus in the past two days.

Staff (2022-08-14). US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — A US congressional delegation arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, officials said, days after China held military drills around the island in retaliation for US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). 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…

OtherWords (2022-08-14). Climate Change Threatens the Most Iconic U.S. Landscapes, from Joshua Trees to Wetlands. juancole.com By Farrah Hassen | ( Otherwords ) Over the past decade, I've traveled countless times to the desert regions east of San Bernardino in Southern California. In the Mojave National Preserve and Joshua Tree National Park, I've been captivated by the desert's complex and diverse ecosystems — at once beautiful, perilous, fragile, and …

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran atomic agency to unveil 1st radiation systems in days. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said his organization will unveil the country's first multipurpose radiation systems in the coming days.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Managing childhood asthma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a lung condition that causes swelling of the airways. It can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. It's the most common chronic disease among children, although it affects adults, as well. More than 262 million people globally are affected by asthma, and more than 461,000 have died due to the disease, according to the World Health Organization. In childhood asthma, the lungs and airways become easily inflamed when exposed…

____ (2022-08-14). Natl. Day of Journalists' Ceremony commemorated in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The commemoration ceremony of National Day of Journalists was held at Tehran's Vahdat Hall on Sunday with the participation of Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad Mehdi Esmaeili.

____ (2022-08-14). China's Zheng reaches first WTA 1000 quarterfinals in Toronto. ecns.cn China's rising star Zheng Qinwen reached her first WTA 1000 quarterfinals after beating local favorite Bianca Andreescu 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 at the National Bank Open here on Thursday.

____ (2022-08-14). FM spokesperson announces China's sanctions on Lithuanian Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications. ecns.cn China on Friday announced sanctions on Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of Lithuania Agne Vaiciukeviciute, according to a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-08-14). Saturday 8/27: Bay Bridge March: World Day for the End of Speciesism. indybay.org 210 Burma Rd, Oakland, CA…

STP Jesse (2022-08-14). UC Using CIA Methods at People's Park. indybay.org In 1975 The Church Committee discovered Operation Mockingbird a CIA program which attempted to manipulate domestic American news media for propaganda purposes. Almost years later U.C. is using the same technique to destroy Peoples Park.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). Consumer Health: Enjoy the summer sun safely. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org August is Summer Sun Safety Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about protecting yourself and your family from the harmful effects of ultraviolet, or UV, radiation from sunlight. Exercising and enjoying time outdoors are important for good health. Staying protected from the sun will allow you and your family to do so safely. Exposure to UV radiation from the sun damages your skin, and increases your risk of developing skin cancer, wrinkles and age spots….

____ (2022-08-14). Iran emphasizes developing economic coop. with Mauritius. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance (MEAF) emphasized developing cooperation between Iran and Republic of Mauritius in the fields of trade and economy.

Staff (2022-08-14). Escándalo en la MLB: dominicano Fernando Tatis Jr. fue suspendido por 80 juegos por dar positivo a sustancias prohibidas. cubadebate.cu La superestrella de los San Diego Padres, Fernando Tatis Jr., fue suspendido por 80 juegos el viernes al resultar positivo por Clostebol. Esta es una sustancia que forma parte de las prohibidas por el Programa Conjunto de Prevención y Tratamiento de Drogas de la Major League Baseball, ya que mejora el rendimiento deportivo.

Staff (2022-08-14). El comercio chino creció en julio un 11% respecto del año anterior. cubadebate.cu El volumen de los intercambios comerciales de China creció en julio un 11% respecto del año anterior, hasta alcanzar los 564 660 millones de dólares (554 553 millones de euros), con un total de 3,6 billones de dólares (3,57 billones de euros) en los siete primeros meses de 2022. Las exportaciones chinas sumaron en julio 332 960 millones de dólares.

WorkWeek (2022-08-14). WorkWeek: Fight Against Attack On Parker Liberation School, CCSF Parcel Tax & UAW Ranks. indybay.org WorkWeek covers the Fight Against Attack On Parker Liberation School & Regressive CCSF Parcel Tax For SF Community College Rank & File At UAW 2022 Convention Delegates Push Against Two Tier & For Democracy | CCSF HEAT On What's wrong with the City College of San Francisco Parcel Tax Initiative | drive.google.com/file/d/143rJV_ylQblMiq_… | Summary: | CCSF Higher Education Action Team (HEAT) welcomes more money for public education, but the San Francisco Workforce Education and Reinvestment in the Community Success Act (SF WERCS) initiative is not the way to support City College of San…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-08-14). Celebrate International Day for People of African Descent. indybay.org Discover California Pioneers of African Descent (1849-1875) as part of United Nations International Day for People of African Descent.

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran cyclists scoop 4 medals in Islamic Solidarity Games. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iran's national cycling team players have bagged four colorful medals in the Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey.

Staff (2022-08-14). Taliban calls for expansion of Iran-Afghanistan economic ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The Taliban's acting Minister of Foreign Affair called for the expansion of economic relations between Iran and Afghanistan through expanision of transit between two countries.

____ (2022-08-14). WHO gives new names to variants of monkeypox virus. ecns.cn The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced new names for variants of the monkeypox virus that are currently in circulation. This is to avoid causing any cultural or social offense, the WHO explained in a statement on Friday.

Staff (2022-08-14). Cuba advanced to the grand final of the XV Gatineau Volleyball Pan American Cup 2022. en.cubadebate.cu The Cuban men's team swept the Chilean team for the second time and advanced to the grand final of the XV Gatineau Volleyball Pan American Cup 2022, which takes place at the Slush Puppie Center, in Canada. In just one hour and eight minutes, the Antilleans sealed the commitment of the semifinal round against the South Americans, with partials of 25-16, 25-20 and 25-21.

____ (2022-08-14). Five killed in ISIL attack in Afghanistan's Kandahar prov. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Three ISIL terrorists and two Taliban forces were killed in attack of ISIL elements to Kandahar province in Afghanistan on Sunday.

Staff (2022-08-14). Canberra airport lockdown after shots fired. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Canberra Airport has been evacuated after gunshots were reportedly heard in the check-in concourse.

Peter Koenig (2022-08-14). Why Was Former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago Estate Raided? globalresearch.ca The Mar-a-Lago raid was not about a bunch of documents that Trump may have taken with him from the White House. It was about much more. And it is not over yet. US Attorney General Merrick Garland intimated that never before in the Justice Department's 152-year history, was such an extensive investigation of a former President carried out.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-14). Miles de chilenos asisten a jornada apoyando nueva Constitución. telesurtv.net Durante la jornada se destacó la pedagogía por el desmonte de los mitos que la extrema derecha impone sobre la nueva Constitución.

Staff (2022-08-14). Juantorena se mantiene reportado de crítico estable. cubadebate.cu El bicampeón olímpico Alberto Juantorena Danger, presidente de la Federación Cubana de Atletismo, se mantiene en estado crítico estable según el parte médico emitido este 14 de agosto. Jit reproduce a continuación los aspectos fundamentales de la información emitida por el IPK.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). Can massage relieve symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Stress is an inevitable part of life. It is nearly impossible to remove all stress from day-to-day life. Stress is physiological and psychological responses to situations the body and mind find to be overwhelming. Even situations perceived as good, like getting married, starting a new job or becoming a parent, can produce significant stress. When people struggle to cope with stressful situations, depression and anxiety symptoms can become more noticeable. Massage therapy is one of…

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-14). Presidente peruano rinde tributo a combatientes caídos en Vraem. telesurtv.net El mandatario remarcó que los responsables de la muerte de ambos oficiales no quedarán impunes ante la justicia peruana.

____ (2022-08-14). Northeast Japan braces for further downpours as Typhoon Meari approaches. ecns.cn Japan's weather agency said on Friday that further downpours were expected in the northeastern prefectures of Aomori and Akita.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-08-14). Argentinos rechazan intoxicaciones por quema de humedales. telesurtv.net Se calcula que en lo corrido del año ya se quemaron intencionalmente más de 60.000 hectáreas.

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran seeks to bolster defense cooperation with Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iran wants to strengthen its defense cooperation with Iraq, Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces, Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh said on Sunday.

Staff (2022-08-14). Hezbollah says not informed about attacker of Salman Rushdie. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Lebanese Hezbollah said Saturday that it has no information about the alleged attacker of Salman Rushdie, the author of a blasphemous anti-Islam book.

____ (2022-08-14). S.Korean president grants special pardons to Samsung vice chairman, Lotte chairman. ecns.cn South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol granted special pardons to Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong and Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin, the Ministry of Justice said Friday.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-14). Fuertes lluvias en estado mexicano de Sonora causan al menos tres muertes. telesurtv.net Como consecuencia de las corrientes derivadas de las crecidas de los arroyos dos menores de edad de seis y ocho años y una mujer de unos perdieron la vida tras ser arrastradas.

____ (2022-08-14). Securities regulator comments on some Chinese companies' decisions to delist from U.S. exchanges. ecns.cn The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) on Friday commented on the recent decisions by a few Chinese companies to voluntarily delist from U.S. securities exchanges.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). 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…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Gobierno de Panamá cierra primera fase de la mesa de diálogo. telesurtv.net Las organizaciones sociales indicaron que no estaban satisfechos con la decisión y rechazaron el cierre de la primera fase de la Mesa Única del Diálogo.

____ (2022-08-14). China's efforts to protect Asian elephants bear fruit. ecns.cn At the Asian Elephant Breeding and Rescue Center in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, staff referred to as "elephant parents" work at least 10 hours a day bathing and rehabilitating these giant animals.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). Monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency in the US: What's that mean? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Biden administration has declared monkeypox a public health emergency. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been over 6,600 confirmed monkeypox cases in the U.S., with all but two states, Montana and Wyoming, reporting at least one. Dr. Richard Kennedy, co-director of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, explains what the declaration means. "The declaration allows more flexibility to the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the…

Staff (2022-08-14). VP stresses leveraging knowledge-based companies in defense. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Vice-President for Iran's Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has called for stepped-up use of knowledge-based companies in the defense area.

____ (2022-08-14). U.S. Congress passes Democratic bill on tax, health care, climate. ecns.cn U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the Democratic spending bill on tax policy, health care and climate change, a few days after the Senate approval.

Staff (2022-08-14). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on August 14. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Sunday, August 14.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Rusia acusa a Ucrania de bombardear planta nuclear de Zaporiyia. telesurtv.net Moscú y Kiev se han culpado mutuamente de ataques contra la central, recrudecidos desde el pasado fin de semana.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-14). STOP Discharges At Laguna Honda Hospital: Discharges = Deaths Say Labor, Community & Famil. indybay.org Labor and community activists as well as family members rallied at San Francisco Laguna Honda hospital to protest the deaths of 9 residents and patients who were discharged by London Breed's Department of Public Health management. Speakers discussed the drive for privatization and the corruption in government agencies that led to these murders.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-14). Venezuela anuncia recuperación paulatina de sistema eléctrico tras lluvias. telesurtv.net "Hemos recuperado la totalidad de la carga en la región capital", destacó el ministro Reverol.

Angela (2022-08-14). Saturday 8/13: Free Virtual Screening of the documentary film "My Love Awaits Me by the Sea" indybay.org

Staff (2022-08-14). El tiempo: Lluvias en gran parte del país. cubadebate.cu Desde el final de la mañana se incrementará la nubosidad y se nublará en la tarde en la región occidental, así como en localidades del interior y sur del centro y en el oriente, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que serán aislados en el resto del archipiélago.

Parker Community School (2022-08-14). Armed guards assault Parker Community School, fired educators speak out. indybay.org On August 4, untrained, unlicensed, third-party security providers contracted by OUSD violently assaulted parents and community members at Parker School, injuring at least 11 people and sending four to the ER.

____ (2022-08-14). (W.E. Talk) Why is the 'East Turkestan Islamic Movement' a definitive terrorist organization. ecns.cn Jun. 15, 2021 (CNS) – In late 2020, Federal Register, the official daily newspaper of the U.S. federal government, published information that then-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reversed his previous decision to designate the "East Turkestan Islamic Movement" (ETIM) as a terrorist organization in late October.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-14). Celac celebrará seminario internacional con la CAF en Argentina. telesurtv.net El seminario internacional se efectuará en el Palacio San Martín y tendrá como nombre oficial "Unidad en la Diversidad".

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-14). Mayo Clinic Minute: Don't skip your child's HPV vaccine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Kids are heading back into the classroom, and health care professionals say it's important to prepare for the first day of school by keeping up to date with childhood immunizations. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases physician, says if you have a preteen, make sure he or she gets vaccinated for HPV now. It could prevent your child from getting cancer later in life.Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/ORgl35BN8f4 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-14). Mujeres marchan en Brasil por derechos y en respaldo a Lula. telesurtv.net "Con Bolsonaro, el hambre, la miseria y la violencia se apoderaron del país, sin embargo, son las mujeres negras y de escasos recursos las más afectadas", denunció el Comité Popular de Lucha Nacional.

TeleSUR, lvm, JCM (2022-08-14). Confirman que expresidente paraguayo Fernado Lugo sigue estable. telesurtv.net "Estar estable por su cuenta es un dato muy importante en un paciente crítico", recalcó Jorge Querey…

Staff (2022-08-14). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on August 14. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Sunday, August 14.

Staff (2022-08-14). Bombing threats reported at Armenia Yerevan metro stations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — There are anonymous reports of bombs at all metro stations, military and civilian facilities and all shopping centers in Yerevan, Armenia.

Staff (2022-08-14). La Tira de los Lectores: Mi foto de la Luna. cubadebate.cu Vuelve La Tira de los Lectores, esta vez dedicada a la Luna. Hace unos días lanzamos esta convocatoria y hoy publicamos tus imágenes en nuestra página y redes sociales.

Allan Fisher (2022-08-14). Saturday 8/13: All Out for Palestine. indybay.org Santa Cruz: Ocean at Water Streets corner…

Staff (2022-08-14). Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación máxima de 850 MW para el horario diurno. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica informó que se estima para el horario pico una disponibilidad de 2 199 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 950 MW, para un déficit de 751 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 821 MW al pico. En el día de ayer se afectó el servicio por déficit de capacidad durante las 24 horas de día.

____ (2022-08-14). Harvest from heavenly breeding. ecns.cn When China's Shenzhou-14 spaceship returns to Earth late this year, it will bring home some unusual packages — brewer's yeast grown in space.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-14). Despiden a delegación mexicana que luchó contra incendio en Cuba. telesurtv.net "Gracias hermanos, amigos, compañeros de lucha", externó la primera secretaria del Comité Provincial del PCC en Matanzas.

____ (2022-08-14). Iran's export of products to Uzbekistan at 63% growth: Safari. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Affairs announced that Iran's exports of products to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan hit 63 and 23 percent hike respectively in the current year.

____ (2022-08-14). Resistance discourse way to overcome Islamic World's problems. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi said that the 'discourse of resistance' is the only effective way to tackle problems facing the Islamic World.

Keith McHenry (2022-08-14). Nowhere Land: The Magical Thinking of Santa Cruz Officials. indybay.org "The staff at the Armory treated me so badly I climbed on the van with my walker and bags and moved to the bushes near the Benchlands," explained a recently widowed woman in her 70s at the Union of the Homeless meeting this week. She was one of more than twenty Benchland residents who came to discuss the closing of camp.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-14). Presunto ataque terrorista deja siete heridos en Israel. telesurtv.net De los siete heridos durante el ataque, dos están reportados de gravedad, según detalló la Cruz Roja israelí.

Staff (2022-08-14). Agreements to be reached as early as next week, Ulyanov says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The final agreement on the restoration of the JCPOA on the Iranian nuclear program may be reached as early as next week in the event of favorable development of events, said Mikhail Ulyanov.

____ (2022-08-14). China develops detection drone for weather modification. ecns.cn China has developed a new drone system for weather modification operations, capable of implementing a remote-sensing detection of clouds, rain, wind, and aerosols in the air under its flight route.

____ (2022-08-14). Environmental noise affects mate choice in animals: study. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have discovered that noise influences mate choice based on visual information in animals via cross-sensory interference, according to the Chengdu Institute of Biology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Staff (2022-08-14). Cuba reporta 73 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 82 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este sábado 13 de agosto, Cuba reportó 73 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 82 altas médicas, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) en su parte diario este sábado.

Act of Civil Disobedience (2022-08-14). Protesters Brutalized by SF City Employees Announce Federal Civil Suit. indybay.org 1 min mp4 video by Lis Cox.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-14). Explosión en Guayaquil, Ecuador, deja al menos cinco muertos. telesurtv.net El ministro del Interior, Patricio Carrillo, responsabilizó al crimen organizado por el atentado. "

Kevin Gosztola (2022-08-13). Responses Among The Left To FBI Raid Against Trump. thedissenter.org On this week's Unauthorized Disclosure episode, Ben Norton discusses some responses from people on the left to FBI raiding Donald Trump's estate.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-13). The Seventh US-Made HIMARS Launcher Destroyed In Ukraine. southfront.org On August 13, the Russian Ministry of Defence claimed that another US-made HIMARS launcher and a warehouse with ammunition for it were destroyed in Eastern Ukraine. So far, the Russian military reported the destruction of 7 systems supplied by US to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. | The HIMARS launcher and a warehouse were destroyed by the Russian airstrikes in the area of the city of Kramatorsk in the Donetsk People's Republic which is under control of the AFU. | In total, the P…

____ (2022-08-13). US' serious human rights violations in the Middle East cause permanent damage. ecns.cn

_____ (2022-08-13). Why is the Flow of Migrants Changing Direction? journal-neo.org As Washington has expected in its use of migration flows to damage its political and economic rival, the European Union, the influence of this factor has indeed been increasing of late. And it is becoming increasingly dependent not only on the state of armed conflicts already unleashed by the United States in the world, but …

Anonymous103 (2022-08-13). Russian Forces Confirmed Full Control Of Peski In Donetsk People's Republic. southfront.org On August 13, the Russian Ministry of Defence confirmed that " the town of Peski in the Donetsk People's Republic was completely liberated as a result of the offensive actions of the Allied forces". The DPR People's Militia confirmed that as of August 13, 2022, 267 settlements, including Peski came under Russian control. | The assault units of Russian-led forces claimed major success in the town of Peski on August 4. The Armed Forces of Ukraine were repelled from their military positions in the…

Anonymous669 (2022-08-13). US Threatens Russia And Iran With Sanctions Over Alleged Drone Deal. southfront.org On August 11, the United States Department of State said that it would "vigorously" enforce sanctions on Russian and Iranian arms trading, revealing that Russian officials had conducted training on drones in Iran. | Last month, senior US officials said that Iran was preparing to provide Russia with up to several hundred drones, some of which are armed, and that Russian officials had visited Iran to inspect the drones in question. The deal is supposedly meant to support Russia's ongoing special m…

Arjae Red (2022-08-13). Starbucks recruits CIA goon for union busting. workers.org An Aug. 2 post on twitter from @UnionBustingBot, revealing Starbucks had recently hired former Pinkerton employee and CIA agent Amanda Stanfill as the Manager for Global Intelligence for Retail Operations, went viral. Stanfill has quite an impressive resume as an agent of the imperialist U.S. security state and a union-buster. . . . |

WSWS (2022-08-13). CDC guidelines deepen Biden's "forever COVID" policy. wsws.org The CDC stands totally discredited as a political instrument of the ruling class, aligned with the Democratic Party and the Biden administration.

Staff (2022-08-13). 31 killed, injured in Mexican prison riot. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — A riot that broke out in a prison and spilled into the streets of the city of Ciudad Juarez in a Mexican state on the border with the United States left 11 people killed and 20 injured, a Mexican source said on Friday.

Martha Grevatt (2022-08-13). Michigan primary election — Rep. Rashida Tlaib wins, Zionists lose. workers.org Rashida Tlaib of Detroit made history Jan. 3, 2019, when she became the first Palestinian-American Representative in the U.S. Congress. Rep. Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar were also the first two Muslim women elected to the House. Using her position to denounce Israeli apartheid, Rep. Tlaib has drawn the ire . . . |

Sara Flounders (2022-08-13). Ucrania: øSaboteará Estados Unidos el acuerdo sobre los cereales? workers.org 24 de julio — Un acuerdo negociado por Turquía para la exportación de granos de Ucrania y Rusia presenta un problema político para el imperialismo estadounidense y sus objetivos de guerra. La respuesta de Washington: enviar más armas. Silo de grano en el puerto de Odesa, Ucrania El histórico acuerdo . . . |

Eva Bartlett (2022-08-13). Ukraine Bombed a Donetsk Hotel Full of Journalists—Here's What it Felt like to be There. orinocotribune.com At 10: 13 am today (August 4), Ukraine began shelling central Donetsk. There were five powerful blasts in the space of ten minutes. The last explosion blew out my hotel's ground-floor glass, including a sitting room—where journalists often congregate before and after going out to do field reporting—and the lobby. About one minute earlier, I had passed through the latter. A cameraman's assistant who was there at the time of that fifth explosion suffered a concussion from the force of the blast. | A woman walking outside the building was killed, as were at least four others, including a child. Donetsk Te…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-13). How Britain Fueled Ukraine's War Machine and Invited Direct Conflict with Russia. libya360.wordpress.com TJ Coles UK Chief of the General Staff Gen. Patrick Sanders visited Ukrainian soldiers training in the UK, July 2022 Britain has played a key role in NATO forward troop deployments and training exercises on Russia's borders. With war underway, the UK sends billions in arms, special forces, and volunteers to ensure escalation. In an…

Chay Bowes (2022-08-13). War Propaganda About Ukraine Starting to Wear Thin. covertactionmagazine.com More and More Are Seeing Through the Lies As Amnesty International confirms the inconvenient truths, which many independent journalists and political observers already knew, about the Ukrainian army's behavior in Donbass, it's worth examining how manipulating the truth has become—not only an everyday occurrence but a central element of the West's proxy war in Ukraine. An increasing …

Contributing Writers (2022-08-13). Scott Ritter returns! We discuss the latest with Russia and the importance of nuclear disarmament. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Tax Dollars to nazis and mercenaries/ Commentary by Scott Ritter Scott Ritter Archives Bradley Wasser SUBSCRIBE Scott Ritter joins Bradley Wasser to discuss Russia's on going operation in Ukraine, his new book, the importance of disarmament, China and Taiwan, the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA), the future of the west and the petrodollar, Kaliningrad, …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-13). West Will Brush Ukraine Biolab Allegations Under the Carpet Just Like Those of Kosovo Organ Trafficking. libya360.wordpress.com Aleksandar Pavic Western narrative control kicks into overdrive to shift blame, whitewash culprits, or make sure inconvenient lines of questioning are never pursued. In crisis after crisis, Western narrative control kicks into overdrive to shift blame, whitewash culprits, or make sure inconvenient lines of questioning are never pursued Soon after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's…

Staff (2022-08-13). Russia downs 4 drones, intercepts 4 HIMARS rockets in Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Russian air defense forces destroyed four unmanned aerial vehicles and intercepted four HIMARS rockets in the past 24 hours in their special military operation in Ukraine, the Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman announced.

Staff (2022-08-13). Ukrainian military bombarding Zaporizhzhia NPP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — The Ukrainian military is bombarding the town of Energodar and the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant located nearby, Vladimir Rogov said.

Staff (2022-08-13). Construction of Bayraktar factory in Ukraine started: CEO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — The CEO of Baykar Makina company Haluk Bayraktar on Friday announced that the construction of a Bayraktar drone factory in Ukraine has started.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Ukraine claims 60 dead, 100 wounded, in blasts on Crimea as satellite images show destroyed Russian aircraft. wsws.org While the Kremlin has deliberately sought to downplay the significance of the incident, more and more information has emerged indicating that it was far more serious than Russian officials have been willing to admit.

_____ (2022-08-13). An Objective Look At US Foreign Policy: Joe Lombardo Interview. popularresistance.org Joe Lombardo is the co-coordinator of the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) and has been an organizer in the anti-war movement and a labor activist for decades. He is a cofounder and lead organizer for Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace, a local anti-war group based near Albany, New York, a member of the Troy Area Labor Council, and former staff person of the Vietnam era National Peace Action Coalition (NPAC). He is the author of many articles and a frequent radio and TV commentator. | We focus here on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time, specifically addressing the role of…

Eferrari10 (2022-08-13). Venezuela and Colombia Appoint Ambassadors (Bilateral Relations). orinocotribune.com On Thursday, August 11, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, appointed Félix Plasencia as Venezuela's ambassador to Colombia, praising his "great diplomatic and political experience and capacity for relations." Within minutes, the president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, announced the appointment of Colombian Senator Armando Benedetti as the ambassador of his country to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. | President Maduro, during a ceremony held at the Simón Bolívar Park in La Carlota, announced that the Foreign Ministry of Venezuela "has requested the approval [of Félix Plasencia] from the Colombian Fore…

Fight Back (2022-08-13). Minneapolis stands with Gaza in emergency protest. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN — On August 9, around 100 Palestine solidarity and anti-war activists packed the sidewalk outside Senator Amy Klobuchar's downtown office to demand immediate action to end U.S. aid to Israel. The action was called on an emergency basis after several days of Israeli military attacks on Gaza as well as ongoing raids on the Palestinian resistance in the West Bank. | This latest round of Zionist violence began on August 5 when Israel Occupation Forces (IOF) bombed a residential building in Gaza to assassinate a resistance leader. The unprovoked attack reportedly killed ten people, including a fi…

Staff (2022-08-13). Premundial de béisbol femenino: Cuba inauguró el casillero de las victorias. cubadebate.cu El equipo cubano de béisbol femenino remontó un marcador adverso y derrotó a su similar de República Dominicana 6-4, en la segunda jornada del Campeonato Premundial que se efectúa en La Guaira, Venezuela. Este domingo, a las 6: 00 p.m., las cubanas rivalizarán con las anfitrionas venezolanas.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-08-13). Inauguran Campeonato Premundial de Béisbol Femenino en Venezuela. telesurtv.net Este evento reúne a equipos de Cuba, México, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, República Dominicana y Venezuela.

TeleSUR, mcs, JGN (2022-08-13). Denuncian el asesinato de un líder social en Cúcuta, Colombia. telesurtv.net La víctima mortal, el docente Édgar Rodríguez, constituye el líder 115 asesinado durante el año 2022.

Waging Nonviolence (2022-08-13). Why Climate Activists Need to Celebrate the Inflation Reduction Act, a major Turning Point despite its Warts. juancole.com By Daniel Hunter | ( Waging Nonviolence) Congress just passed a major $375 billion climate bill, and it will be signed by the president. Yet, when I texted long-standing colleagues in Sunrise Movement, climate justice groups, Sierra Club, local pipeline fights and elsewhere, I found the mood to be… ambivalent, cautious, and non-celebratory. …

David Suzuki (2022-08-13). Scorching Big Oil Profits on a Burning Planet. commondreams.org As parts of the world reel under unprecedented heat, oil companies are raking in unprecedented profits. In the first three months of 2022, the 28 largest fossil fuel companies made close to US$100 billion.

_____ (2022-08-13). British Postal Workers Reject Below-Inflation Contract Offer. popularresistance.org On Tuesday, August 9, Communications Workers Union (CWU) in Britain, which represents Royal Mail postal workers, announced four days of strike action aimed at obtaining a wage increase in line with inflation. The strikes are scheduled for August 26 and 31 and September 8 and 9. | The strike authorization came when 77 percent of the union's 115,000 members turned out to vote on July 19 — following a procedure required under British law for union's wishing to strike — and approved the measure with a 96.7-percent "yes" vote. The upcoming action is anticipated to be the most massive strike in Britain this…

Hendrik Sybrandy (2022-08-13). Americans worry about retirement income amid inflation. america.cgtn.com Even with the pace of inflation slowing, many Americans remain anxious about their finances and their retirement savings. Find out more.

Fight Back (2022-08-13). Tallahassee Police Department trains with mass murderer. fightbacknews.org Commentary by Ben Grant | Tallahassee, FL – On August 4, the Tallahassee Police Department was hosted by Stronghold SOF Solutions at their facility in DeFuniak Springs, Florida, for training led by Eddie Gallagher. Gallagher is a former Navy SEAL infamous for being court-martialed in 2019 for ten offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. | Some of the of worst things Gallagher has done include posing in a photograph with the body of a murdered Iraqi teenage prisoner, shooting unarmed civilians in 2017, and, according to the New York Times, "indiscriminately spraying neighborhoods with rockets and machi…

WSWS (2022-08-13). Sri Lankan government "postpones" visit by Chinese research vessel. wsws.org Sri Lanka is caught in the middle of a geopolitical maelstrom over the planned visit of Yuan Wang 5 to Hambantota, with Washington and New Delhi determined to break Colombo's relations with Beijing.

Emanuel Pastreich (2022-08-13). Universal Basic Income (UBI) or the "Corona Virus Stimulus Check": Economic Liberation or the First Step Towards Slavery? globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-13). Colombian foreign minister visits Cuba, announces resumption of peace talks with ELN. popularresistance.org A delegation of the Colombian government, headed by Foreign Minister àÅlvaro Leyva Durán, visited Cuba on Thursday, August 11, and was received by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez in the capital Havana. The purpose of the visit was to establish contact with the leadership of the National Liberation Army (ELN), the largest leftist guerrilla group active in Colombia, in order to advance towards peace negotiations. | Following a meeting between the Colombian government's delegation, the ELN leaders, and the Cuban government's representatives at the El Laguito Protocol Hall, Colombian Foreign Minister Ley…

_____ (2022-08-13). Colombian Foreign Minister Visits Cuba. popularresistance.org A delegation of the Colombian government, headed by Foreign Minister àÅlvaro Leyva Durán, visited Cuba on Thursday, August 11, and was received by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez in the capital Havana. The purpose of the visit was to establish contact with the leadership of the National Liberation Army (ELN), the largest leftist guerrilla group active in Colombia, in order to advance towards peace negotiations. | Following a meeting between the Colombian government's delegation, the ELN leaders, and the Cuban government's representatives at the El Laguito Protocol Hall, Colombian Foreign Minister Ley…

_____ (2022-08-13). Inside Nicaragua's Free Socialized Health-Care System. popularresistance.org We're settling in to our daughter Orla's sixth night in the hospital. Visiting hours are over and only 10 of the beds in our 32-bed pediatric ward are occupied tonight, down from 20 a few nights ago. | The patients — mostly young teens in our room — are tucked in under mosquito nets. Their caretakers — mainly grandmas, aunts and moms — are slouched in chairs or curled around their patients on the beds. A few of us stretch out on unoccupied beds to get some rest before the nurse turns on the lights for the next regular blood pressure and temp check. | Our 14 year-old was admitted to the ped…

_____ (2022-08-13). The Chris Hedges Report: John Kiriakou, We Don't Need The CIA. popularresistance.org The CIA, from its inception, carried out assassinations, coups, torture, and illegal spying and abuse, including of US citizens, many of which were exposed in 1975 by the Church Committee in the Senate and the Pike Committee in the House. Congress attempted to enact laws to curb the widespread criminal activity by the CIA. Senate and House intelligence oversight committees were created, and after the Iran-Contra scandal a statutory Inspector General at the CIA was appointed. But this oversight has largely collapsed following the attacks of 9/11 and the so-called war on terror. The activities of the CIA have once…

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-13). Is an 'Israel'-Lebanon War in the Next Month Inevitable? orinocotribune.com By Robert Inlakesh Aug 3, 2022 | Just over a month is left until "Israel" will begin extracting gas from the resource-rich Karish field in disputed waters, and yet no deal concerning the demarcation of maritime borders between Lebanon and "Israel" has been reached. If no deal is brokered by September, will we see a new "Israel"-Lebanon war? And why is there little to no media attention to this situation? | Last Monday [August 1], the Secretary General of Lebanese Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, seemed to have suggested that a response to Israeli provocations, over Lebanese resources, could come at any t…

Daniel J Jackson, Leonard B Bacharier, Peter J Gergen, Lisa Gagalis, Agustin Calatroni, Stephanie Wellford, Michelle A Gill, Jeffrey Stokes, Andrew H Liu, Rebecca S Gruchalla, Robyn T Cohen, Melanie Makhija, Gurjit K Khurana Hershey, George T O'Connor, Jacqueline A Pongracic, Michael G Sherenian, Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric, Edward M Zoratti, Stephen J Teach, Meyer Kattan, Cullen M Dutmer, Haejin Kim, Carin Lamm, William J Sheehan, R Max Segnitz, Kimberly A Dill-McFarland, Cynthia M Visness, Patrice M Becker, James E Gern, Christine A Sorkness, William W Busse, Matthew C Altman, US National Institute of Allergy, Infectious Disease's Inner City Asthma Consortium (2022-08-13). [Articles] Mepolizumab for urban children with exacerbation-prone eosinophilic asthma in the USA (MUPPITS-2): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial. thelancet.com Phenotype-directed therapy with mepolizumab in urban children with exacerbation-prone eosinophilic asthma reduced the number of exacerbations.

____ (2022-08-13). Nasrallah hails martyr Soleimani's leading role in 33-day war. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — For the first time, Secretary-General of Lebanon Hezbollah Resistance Movement Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah put forward leading role of former Iran IRGC Quds Force Commander Martyr Lt. Gen. Soleimani during 33-day war in Lebanon.

Sophie Louise Roberts, Giles S Kendall, Sarah Edwards, Pranav Pandya, Donald Peebles, Eleni Nastouli, UCL cCMV MDT (2022-08-13). [Correspondence] Screening policies for cytomegalovirus in pregnancy in the era of antivirals. thelancet.com Cytomegalovirus is one of the most common congenital infections, affecting 0 ∑67% of all livebirths globally.1 The rate of vertical transmission is 30—40% after maternal primary infection throughout pregnancy.2 40—60% of infants born with symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus disease at birth will have long-term sequelae. Antenatal cytomegalovirus screening is offered in only a few countries and is not currently recommended in the UK, where, in addition, a decision against newborn screening was also recently upheld.

Staff (2022-08-13). Iran's deterrence power prevents enemies from attacking Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Spokesman of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi said that the enemies know very well that Iran's deterrence has grown too strong which makes them think twice before waging a war against Tehran.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Search warrant in FBI raid on Trump compound cites Espionage Act. wsws.org While Trump and his allies have continued to incite fascistic violence in the days following Monday's FBI raid, President Joe Biden has remained silent.

Peter Koenig (2022-08-13). Beware of the QR Code, Remember Agenda ID2020? globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-13). Aliyev warns Armenians not to test Azerbaijan's patience. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — President of Azerbaijan stressed Baku's right to conduct military operations in Karabakh similar to the one its armed forces conducted in early August along the Lachin corridor.

Ralph Nader (2022-08-13). Beware the Corporations and Lawmakers Trampling On Our Established Norms. commondreams.org The blasphemy of yesterday has become commonplace today.

Mark Taliano (2022-08-13). Terrorism: From Canada to France False Flags Fly High Over Retreating Liberties. marktaliano.net Look for suspects among security services Mark Taliano Sun, Nov 29 2015 Original Link Here: Terrorism: From Canada to France False Flags Fly High Over Retreating Liberties (russia-insider.com) There is nothing new about false flag terrorism. It serves to create an enemy where none previously existed. And yet, despite the historical evidence of false flag …

Staff (2022-08-13). Iran, Russia agree to continue aerospace coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Iran's Minister of Information and Communications Technology Isa Zarepour said on Saturday that Iran and Russia had very good agreements to continue aerospace cooperation.

Staff (2022-08-13). Russian MoD reports 3 terrorist attacks in Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — In a statement, the Russian defense ministry announced that Al-Nusra Front terrorists have carried out 3 terrorist attacks in Syria's Idlib and Aleppo provinces in the last 24 hours.

Robert J. Burrowes (2022-08-13). The Elite Coup to Kill or Enslave Us: Why Can't Governments, Legal Actions and Protests Stop Them? globalresearch.ca

Baxter Dmitry (2022-08-13). Spain Admits Spraying Deadly Chemtrails as Part of Secret UN Program: One Month after March 2020 Covid-19 Lockdown. globalresearch.ca

Tessa Lena (2022-08-13). Does Fear of Contagion Make Us Intolerant and Compliant? globalresearch.ca

Prof Rodrigue Tremblay (2022-08-13). George W. Bush: May I Quote You, Mr. President? globalresearch.ca A selection of 50 quotes from President George W. Bush, for entertainment or meditation…

The Expose (2022-08-13). Shocking: UK Government Admits COVID Vaccinated Children Are 4423% More Likely to Die of Any Cause & 13,633% More Likely to Die of COVID-19 Than Unvaccinated Children. globalresearch.ca

Colin Todhunter (2022-08-13). Food, Dispossession and Dependency. Resisting the New World Order. globalresearch.ca

TheCOVIDBlog (2022-08-13). The Phoney Nitrogen Crisis: The Netherlands Is Ground Zero for Global Famine Agenda. Precipitating "30,000 Farmers Out of Business" globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-13). Inside Lockheed Martin's Sweeping Recruitment On College Campuses. popularresistance.org To a casual observer, the Black Hawk and Sikorsky S-76 helicopters may have seemed incongruous landing next to the student union on the University of Connecticut's pastoral green campus, but this particular Thursday in September 2018 was Lockheed Martin Day, and the aircraft were the main attraction. | A small group of students stood nearby, signs in hand, protesting Lockheed's presence and informing others about a recent massacre. | Weeks earlier, 40 children had been killed when a Saudi-led coalition air strike dropped a 500-pound bomb on a school bus in northern Yemen. A CNN investigation found that Lockheed&s…

_____ (2022-08-13). Judge Reinstates Obama-Era Coal Leasing Moratorium on Federal Lands. popularresistance.org A federal judge in Montana District Court ruled today to reinstate a moratorium on new coal leasing on public lands, halting all coal leasing on federal lands until the Bureau of Land Management completes a more sufficient environmental analysis. | The original moratorium set by the Obama administration in 2016 was overturned by Trump Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in 2017. The Biden administration revoked the Zinke order last year, but did not reinstate the moratorium.

_____ (2022-08-13). Nancy Pelosi, White Supremacy, And China. popularresistance.org Nancy Pelosi is a member of the United States Congress. She isn't just any member either, she is Speaker of the House of Representatives, an important leadership position in U.S. politics. She is also third in line to the presidency. If something should happen to the President and Vice President she would lead the Executive Branch of government. | Her position makes her statement about digging a hole to China all the more disgraceful. It is an old trope which gives expression to China's perceived otherness, that it isn't just far away, it is actually the very opposite of how Americans see themselves in all their…

_____ (2022-08-13). Wildcat Walkouts Hit UK Oil Refineries And Power Stations. popularresistance.org A wave of wildcat strikes by subcontracted workers broke out across refineries and power stations in the UK Wednesday, amid continuing walkouts by Amazon workers. Workers are protesting wages falling massively behind the spiraling cost of living. | The sites affected are covered by the National Agreement for the Engineering and Construction Industry (NAECI), concluded by the Unite and GMB unions with the Engineering and Construction Industry Association (ECIA) in August 2021. | The "Blue Book" agreement was cheered by Jock Simpson, the chairman of the National Joint Council for the Engineering and Construction In…

Alejandra Garcia (2022-08-13). 96th anniversary of Fidel Castro's birth: "Fidel's Guidance in All of Cuba's Struggles" liberationnews.org Cuban leaders continue Fidel's legacy especially in times of crisis…

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-08-13). Westerners Think They Are Free-Thinking Individualists and It's Effing Adorable. orinocotribune.com By Caitlin Johnstone — Aug 7, 2022 | The Times has published an article titled " Here are the first three paragraphs of the article by Ben Macintyre, because if I had to read them then so do you: | A woman looking like an extra-terrestrial praying mantis upholstered in red leather strode on…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-13). The Pentagon's "Operation Dark Winter": June 2001 Bioterror Exercise Foreshadowed 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks/By Washington's Blog. marktaliano.net By Washington's Blog Global Research, October 12, 2014 Washington's Blog Original Link Here: The Pentagon's "Operation Dark Winter": June 2001 Bioterror Exercise Foreshadowed 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks Global ResearchGlobal Research Centre for Research on Globalization Coincidence … Or Something More? On June 22-23, 2001 — some 3 months before 9/11, and 4 months before …

Eferrari10 (2022-08-13). Intense Debate in Venezuela About Wages and National Budget Office Decisions. orinocotribune.com A diversity of voices demand greater clarity about the "ONAPRE instructions." | The substantial, expected, necessary and celebrated salary increase of March was followed, as appropriate, by the adaptation process according to collective agreements, tables, tabulators, rankings and scales of the different institutions, entities and agencies of the national public administration. | Through the Special Official Gazette No. 6,691 of March 15, 2022, the two presidential decrees that increased the mandatory monthly minimum wage, as well as the amounts of retirement benefits, pensions and the socialist basket ticket, we…

IMEMC News (2022-08-13). Child From Hebron Loses Eye After Israeli Soldiers Shot Him. imemc.org On Saturday, Medical sources reported that a Palestinian child from Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, lost his eye after Israeli soldiers shot him with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The sources said the child, Ziad Mohammad Abu Ayyash, 15, was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet directly in the …

IMEMC News (2022-08-13). Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishing Boats In Gaza. imemc.org On Saturday, Israeli navy ships attacked Palestinian fishing boats near the Rafah shore in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the navy ships chased the Palestinian fishing boats and fired many live rounds and gas bombs at them. They added that the attack did not lead to casualties but forced the fishermen …

IMEMC News (2022-08-13). Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians From Tulkarem. imemc.org On Saturday, Israeli soldiers abducted two Palestinians from Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, including one who was taken prisoner near Salfit, in the central West Bank. The Tulkarem office of the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Jihad Sa'ad al-Qaisi, 24, from Tulkarem, after stopping him near the …

IMEMC News (2022-08-13). Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jerusalem. imemc.org On Saturday, Israeli soldiers abducted a young Palestinian man from Beit Duqqu village, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the village before many soldiers stormed, searched a home, and abducted Omar Mohammad Marar, 28. The sources added that many youngsters protested the invasion and hurled stones …

Joyce Chediac (2022-08-13). Fighting for Abortion Rights in Alabama after the overturn of Roe. liberationnews.org The fight is on. Yellowhammer has no intentions of giving up in the struggle for abortion rights all reproductive rights and basic human rights.

Liberation Staff (2022-08-13). VIDEO: Anti-Blockade Activists Reflect on Fidel Castro's Life and Legacy. liberationnews.org Liberation News spoke with anti-blockade activists about what they learned at the Fidel Castro Center and their reflection on his legacy.

Misión Verdad (2022-08-13). Argentine Judge Orders The Theft of Venezuela's EMTRASUR Plane at US Request. orinocotribune.com The federal judge of Lomas de Zamora, Federico Villena, has made official the theft of the Venezuelan EMTRASUR aircraft at the request of the United States. | Villena's ruling implies an acceptance of the US blockade on Venezuela with regards to the Venezuelan aircraft, within the framework of an Argentina-US mutual legal assistance treaty signed more than 30 years ago, Villena also order the aircraft to be searched for the third time, but this time with…

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-13). Africa Taken for 'Neo-Colonial' Ride. orinocotribune.com Editorial note: Orinoco Tribune does not generally publish articles that are over 10 days old. However, in this case an exception is being made, as the subject matter of the following piece remains as significant today as at the time of its publication. | By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Jul 26, 2022 | SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 26 2022 (IPS) Like so many others, Africans have long been misled. Alleged progress under imperialism has long been used to legitimize exploitation. Meanwhile, Western colonial powers have been replaced by neo-colonial governments and international institutions serv…

Ricardo Gomez (2022-08-13). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Money For Homes And Teachers. levernews.com Good things are happening! American Rescue Plan Act funds are being put to work for homes and teachers. In Pennsylvania, residents are getting much needed funding for home improvements. Across the country, public schools are offering big signing bonuses to hire much needed teachers amid severe shortages. Also, Uber and Lyft drivers in California have organized and secured workplace and health protections for the first time ever. Meanwhile, Chipotle workers just won a major settlement.All this and much more in this week's edition of You Love To See It, exclusively for supporting subscribers below. | Read th…

Staff (2022-08-13). Video: Culture of Resistance: Music behind colonial bars with Dr. Louis Brehony. samidoun.net On August 12, 2022, Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network hosted a webinar with Dr. Louis Brehony, the author of "Genius in the People: On Collective Resistance and Musical Instrument Making in the Jails of the Colonizer" on Fida' al-Shaer, Syrian musician from the occupied Golan, who built an oud while locked behind colonial bars in …

The Palestinian News & Info Agency (2022-08-13). WAFA: "Palestinian detainee Khalil Awawdeh remains on hunger strike for 153 days" imemc.org RAMALLAH, Saturday, August 13, 2022 (WAFA) — Despite his critical health condition, Palestinian detainee Khalil Awawdeh, 40, has been on hunger strike for 153 days in protest of his prolonged administrative detention without charge or trial by the Israeli occupation authorities. Awawdeh, from the town of Idna in the southern West Bank district of Hebron, …

Patrick Delaney (2022-08-13). Government Database Reveals 10,000% Increase in Cancer Reports Due to COVID Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

Berkeley Rent Board Convention (2022-08-13). 2022 Berkeley Rent Board Convention Announces Final Slate Member. indybay.org Berkeleyans select Nathan Mizell to join Negeene Mosaed, Soli Alpert, Ida Martinac, and Vanessa Danielle Marrero on the progressive, pro-tenant Rent Board slate…

Staff (2022-08-13). US troops smuggle another oil shipment out of Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Hours after transferring 60 tankers carrying stolen Syrian oil to Iraq, the United States has transferred a new large shipment to Iraq through the illegal "Al-Walid" border crossing.

Staff (2022-08-13). La Habana lideró en los 58 Juegos Escolares Nacionales. cubadebate.cu Con un acumulado de 504 puntos, la delegación de La Habana ganó los 58 Juegos Escolares Nacionales. Santiago de Cuba, con 442 puntos, y Villa Clara, con 356, siguieron a los habaneros en la tabla. La Gala de Premiación de los 58 Juegos Escolares Nacionales se celebrará el próximo 6 de septiembre en la Esfaar Cerro Pelado.

____ (2022-08-13). First batch of 660 stranded tourists leaves for home. ecns.cn The first batch of 660 stranded tourists due to the latest COVID-19 resurgence returned to home on the early morning of Friday.

WSWS (2022-08-13). New Zealand firefighters to hold nationwide one-hour strike. wsws.org Firefighters are angry over unsafe conditions, including a lack of equipment and severe understaffing, as well as stagnant rates of pay.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-13). Armada israelí reprime en altamar a pescadores de Gaza. telesurtv.net Sucede mientras las fuerzas israelíes continúan incrementando los asentamientos ilegales en la Palestina ocupada.

The Lancet (2022-08-13). [Editorial] India at 75 years: progress, challenges, and opportunities. thelancet.com On Aug 15, 2022, India will commemorate its 75th year of independence from British rule. In this week's issue, a Comment by Vikram Patel and commissioners of The Lancet's Citizens' Commission on Reimagining India's Health System reflects on the country's journey to achieving universal health coverage. The authors outline that although India has seen substantial improvements in many health indicators since independence, such as infant mortality, progress in other areas have lagged behind, although huge variations exist between and within states.

Vijayan Ganesan, Viswanantha Kartik, Ajay Alex (2022-08-13). [Clinical Picture] No clubbing in the fingers, only in the toes: patent ductus arteriosus and reversed shunting. thelancet.com A 26-year-old man with an 8-year history of breathlessness on exertion was referred to our hospital for assessment. Previously, he had been noted to have clubbing of his toes and a heart murmur.

Vikram Patel, Shubhangi Bhadada, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Arnab Mukherji, Tarun Khanna, Gagandeep Kang (2022-08-13). [Comment] A historic opportunity for universal health coverage in India. thelancet.com The milestone of India's 75th anniversary of independence on Aug 15, 2022, offers an opportunity to reassert the country's commitment to realising universal health coverage (UHC). The first such effort predates independence, with the 1946 Bhore Committee report.1 India's colonial ruler, the UK Government, had simultaneously commissioned the Beveridge Report (1942), which led to the birth of the UK National Health Service in 1948. The Bhore Committee recommended a similar national health-care system for India with guiding principles that have stood the test of time (panel).

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-13). Siete zurdos que marcaron la historia de la humanidad. telesurtv.net En el Día Internacional de los Zurdos recordamos a personalidades históricas que escribieron su vida de una forma diferente.

Aarathi Prasad (2022-08-13). [Perspectives] Poornima Prabhakaran: advocate for health in a changing climate. thelancet.com Poornima Prabhakaran, Head of Environmental Health and Deputy Director of the Public Health Foundation of India's Centre for Environmental Health, grew up in Bangalore and followed in the footsteps of her physician father. After her medical degree at Bangalore Medical College, she moved to New Delhi, where she worked as a Senior Medical Officer, before her "first foray into research" in the Department of Endocrinology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. She began thinking of working in preventive and social medicine, "but I was never convinced", she recalls, until "I got really interested in epidemiol…

Staff (2022-08-13). Yo estudié con dos héroes. cubadebate.cu Me ha sorprendido verlos juntos en esta foto. Ambos fueron parte de mi vida en momentos muy distintos y no sé si se conocían de antes. Ni siquiera viven en el mismo pueblo. Pero Yordi y Julio se encontraron en Matanzas, vestidos de bomberos, con el mismo objetivo y la misma valentía.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-13). Japan shouldn't dance to the US tune on Taiwan: China envoy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Chinese Ambassador to Japan Kong Xuanyou said Japan has no right to interfere in China's internal affairs, and should not dance to the tune of the US on the Taiwan question.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-13). Lebanese Soldier Killed, Another Wounded In Clashes On Syria's Border. southfront.org The official insignia of the Lebanese Armed Forces. | On August 13, a soldier of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) was killed and another was wounded during clashes with traffickers on Lebanon's northern border with Syria. | The Lebanese media said that the clashes took place in the area of Wadi Khaled, right on the border with Syria's Homs. Wadi Khaled is one of the most impoverished and politically marginalized areas of Lebanon. In recent years, the area also became home to thousands of refug…

____ (2022-08-13). VIDEO: 2 dead amid restless monsoon-season flood in Las Vegas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The most "restless" summer monsoon season in a decade became deadly as intense lightning and thunderstorms caused flooding in Las Vegas, southern Nevada.

Tom Engelhardt (2022-08-13). From the Greatest Generation to the Trump Generation: Can America's Drastic Decline be Reversed? juancole.com ( Tomdispatch.com) I find nothing strange in Joe Biden, at 79 (going on 80), being the oldest president in our history and possibly planning to run again in 2024. After all, who wouldn't want to end up in the record books? Were he to be nominated and then beat the also-aging Donald Trump, or …

____ (2022-08-13). Thousands of medics rush to Sanya to aid anti-epidemic fight. ecns.cn Over 10,000 medics from 19 provincial-level regions have been drafted to help Hainan in fighting the latest COVID-19 resurgence, with the majority in the worst-hit city of Sanya.

Staff (2022-08-13). Mi abuela, una guajira muy agradecida de Fidel (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu Mi abuela quiso a Fidel sin haberlo visto o abrazado nunca porque creía que él y la Revolución eran un mismo milagro, y el gobierno de los Barbudos le había devuelto la dignidad a los guajiros que ella conocía. A quien osara demeritar los logros fidelistas, Andrea le cantaba "las cuarenta".

Timothy Alexander Guzman (2022-08-13). Vaccine Hesitancy in Haiti Has Led to the Lowest COVID-19 Cases and Death Rates in the Western Hemisphere. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-08-13). Avanzan labores para rescate de mineros atrapados en México. telesurtv.net Las autoridades indicaron que los niveles de agua en los pozos uno, dos y tres permiten el descenso, pero trabajan para lograr mejores condiciones.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-08-13). ONU: hay que escuchar y dar más oportunidades a los jóvenes. telesurtv.net Uno de los retos en torno a la juventud subrayados por el secretario de Naciones Unidas es la integración de la juventud a la toma de decisiones…

WSWS (2022-08-13). US House passes pro-corporate climate bill. wsws.org The effort to present this pro-corporate bill as a major piece of social reform legislation is a desperate attempt to reverse Biden's collapsing popular support in the run-up to the midterm elections.

Staff (2022-08-13). Explosion rocks western Kabul (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Local news sources reported an explosion in the west of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

WSWS (2022-08-13). United Steelworkers president intervenes to block strike by Tenneco auto parts workers in Van Wert, Ohio. wsws.org After workers voted for strike action, union officials intervened on the grounds that the "company didn't have any more to give" and tried to scare workers with a possible closure of the plant.

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-08-13). Gobierno de Costa Rica pretende recorte de recursos para educación. telesurtv.net Esta medida implicaría un recorte de hasta un 23 por ciento para los centros de enseñanza estatales.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-08-13). Encuesta: Lula lidera intención de voto en Minas Gerais, Brasil. telesurtv.net El estudio también refiere que la suma de las intenciones de voto de los otros candidatos a la Presidencia del país representa el 9 por ciento.

Staff (2022-08-13). Cuba reporta 101 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 104 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este viernes 12 de agosto, Cuba reportó 101 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 104 altas médicas. Actualmente hay 395 casos activos, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) en su parte diario este sábado.

Staff (2022-08-13). Flash floods kill 2 in Las Vegas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — The most "restless" summer monsoon season in a decade caused flooding in Las Vegas, southern Nevada, and has already left two dead.

Michelle Begue (2022-08-13). Indigenous leaders elevated to prominent positions in Colombia. america.cgtn.com Environmental rights activist Leonor Zalabata Torres makes history as the first Indigenous woman to represent Colombia at the UN. Find out more.

Staff (2022-08-13). Iran's sports min. leaves for Konya. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Iranian Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Hamid Sajjadi left Tehran for Konya, Turkey.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-13). Iranian cyclist Ganjkhanlou wins gold in Islamic games. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Iran's national cycling team player Mohammad Ganjkhanlou won a gold medal in the Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey on Saturday.

____ (2022-08-13). Syria handed over 50 ISIL terrorists to Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — A media group affiliated with Iraqi army on Saturday announced that Syria who had been arrested on Syria's territory handed over more than 50 ISIL terrorists to Iraq..

WSWS (2022-08-13). Union bargaining for 55,000 Ontario education support staff strikes militant pose while preparing to sell out. wsws.org The Canadian Union of Public Employees, which sabotaged a strike at the last minute in 2019, now claims it is demanding an 11 percent annual pay increase for caretakers, education assistants, and other support staff.

Staff (2022-08-13). Despiden a buque mexicano que ayudó a en la extinción del incendio en Matanzas. cubadebate.cu Este sábado despidieron a la tripulación del buque Libertador, de la Armada Mexicana, que auxilió a técnicos cubanos y venezolanos en la extinción del incendio en la base de supertanqueros en Matanzas.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-13). Egypt parliament approves major cabinet reshuffle. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — The House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the Egyptian Parliament, approved, in its emergency session on Saturday, the new ministerial reshuffle including 13 portfolios, local media reported.

Staff (2022-08-13). No agreement reached in Vienna talks on lifting sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — There's no agreement because nothing is agreed upon until everything is agreed upon, the US Special Representative for Iran said, speaking about the prospects for lifting US illegal sanctions in Vienna talks.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-08-13). Advierten sobre caída de ceniza del volcán Sangay en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Las provincias donde prevén que se produzca la caída de cenizas son Chimborazo, Bolívar, Los Ríos y Guayas.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Gustavo Petro praises capitalism, military and right wing in inauguration as president of Colombia. wsws.org His voters hardly thought that Petro's "love politics" would in fact be directed to the old right-wing politicians and the murderous military.

Asieh Namdar (2022-08-13). The Heat: Trump Investigation. america.cgtn.com Citing intense public interest…US Attorney General Merrick Garland breaks his silence. Moving to release information about the FBI's unprecedented search of former President Donald Trump's home. A search that ignited a political firestorm across the country.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-13). Bombshell Document Dump on Pfizer Vaccine Data. globalresearch.ca What is contained in Pfizer's confidential report is detailed evidence on the impacts of the "vaccine" on mortality and morbidity. This data which emanates from the Horse's Mouth can be used to confront as well formulate legal procedures against Big Pharma, the governments, the WHO and the media.

____ (2022-08-13). Saudi-led coalition violates ceasefire in Yemen 126 times. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — News sources on Saturday morning reported that Saudi-led coalition has violated ceasefire in Yemen 126 times in the last 24 hours.

Staff (2022-08-13). Martyrs Hamedani, Soleimani demolished ISIL structure. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Anti-terrorist commanders like Major General Hossein Hamedani and Major General Qassem Soleimani managed to destroy the organizational structure of ISIL terrorism in Iraq and Syria, Major-General Mohammad Bagheri said.

Staff (2022-08-13). Anthropology Museum in northeastern Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — The Anthropology Museum of Mashhad, located in Khorasan Razavi province of Iran, is one of the most important cultural centers that showcase the old traditions of the people of the province.

Staff (2022-08-13). Juantorena y los médicos luchan por su vida: "Salud campeón", deseó Díaz-Canel en Twitter. cubadebate.cu Alberto Juantorena está hospitalizado, informó el presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel en un tweet en el que rememora la victoria de Cuba en la final del relevo de 4×400 metros planos en los Juegos Centroamericanos de La Habana 1982. "Hoy, él y los médicos luchan por su vida y Cuba espera que triunfen también. Salud campeón", deseó el presidente este 12 de agosto.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-13). Presidente cubano se reúne con representantes del proceso de paz en Colombia. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado ratificó el compromiso de Cuba con la paz en Colombia y la voluntad de profundizar las relaciones entre ambos países.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Australia: NSW rail workers continue industrial action with six-hour strike. wsws.org The RTBU is completely silent on the ongoing threat of privatisation, despite the concerns of workers over declining conditions and job security.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-08-13). Ascienden a 11 los casos de viruela del mono en Bolivia. telesurtv.net Ante el ascenso de casos, se activará un seguimiento más riguroso a los contactos para controlar la propagación.

____ (2022-08-13). Strategic coop. between Iran-Iraq armed forces necessary. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — President of Iran's Supreme National Defense University Brigadier General Esmaeil Ahmadi-Moghaddam said that strategic cooperation between the armed forces of Iran and Iraq is 'necessary'.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-08-13). Gobierno colombiano reconoce legitimidad de delegación de diálogos del ELN para proceso de paz. telesurtv.net El Gobierno colombiano adoptará todas las medidas para garantizar las condiciones que permitan el reinicio de las conversaciones con el ELN.

____ (2022-08-13). Iraqi delegation visits Iran Supreme Natl. Defense University. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — President of Iraqi Defense University for Higher Military Studies Staff Lt. Gen. Saad Mizher Mohsen Al-Alaq and his accompanying delegation visited Iran's Supreme National Defense University on Saturday.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-13). Proponen método cubano para erradicar analfabetismo en Honduras. telesurtv.net El exministro señaló que con la presencia de asesores cubanos sería más rápido y eficiente cambiar el panorama actual.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Undercover FBI agent testifies in retrial of accused Whitmer kidnapping plotters. wsws.org An FBI informant who infiltrated the Wolverine Watchmen gave a first-hand account of the activities of the men who were planning to take the governor of Michigan hostage.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Australia: Oppose anti-democratic attacks on student clubs at Macquarie University! wsws.org The IYSSE and numerous other clubs have been disaffiliated by university management.

Staff (2022-08-13). German film festival to host "Death is My Neighbor" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Iranian experimental short film "Death is My Neighbor" by Radvin Khodadadi will take part at the 19th Berlin International Film Festival.

WSWS (2022-08-13). German police kill four people in just one week. wsws.org The latest police murder highlights the increased readiness of the German police to use violence. Four missions in just one week, as different as they were, all ended in the use of deadly force.

F. William Engdahl (2022-08-13). The "Great Zero Carbon" Conspiracy and the WEF's "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca The globalist Davos World Economic Forum is proclaiming the necessity of reaching a worldwide goal of "net zero carbon" by 2050. Yet transformations underway from Germany to the USA, are setting the stage for creation of what is called the New Word Order. In reality it is a blueprint for a global technocratic totalitarian corporativism, that promises huge unemployment, deindustrialization and economic collapse.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Wildfire in France's Gironde region reignites amidst record drought, heat wave. wsws.org Since Tuesday, thousands of additional hectares of vegetation have burned in Gironde, just three weeks after wildfires devastated the region in late July.

Ediz Tiyansan (2022-08-13). U.S. faces extreme heat and wildfire outbreaks. america.cgtn.com Experts recently said there's a link between the more frequent and prolonged heat waves and the historic wildfires in the American southwest. Find out more.

Staff (2022-08-13). Roger Waters: Occidente no quiere que termine el conflicto en Ucrania. cubadebate.cu El cofundador de Pink Floyd, el británico Roger Waters, dijo en una entrevista con RT el viernes que el conflicto en Ucrania "se puede detener, en mi opinión, mañana mismo. Todo lo que hace falta es que los estadounidenses se sienten a la mesa y digan 'OK, sigamos con los acuerdos de Minsk'. Y entonces se acabaría todo".

Rachel S Kelly, Scott T Weiss (2022-08-13). [Comment] Biologic therapies for asthma in underserved populations. thelancet.com Black and Hispanic children living in disadvantaged urban environments in the USA face a disproportionate burden of asthma, experiencing the highest rates of morbidity and mortality in the country.1 The repeated exacerbations that accompany severe eosinophilic asthma in these populations can lead to loss of lung function, increased asthma severity, and progression to a pattern of fixed obstructive lung disease by early adulthood.2,3 Worryingly, in a substantial proportion of these children, conventional guideline-directed therapies, such as corticosteroids and long-acting Œ≤ agonists, do not improve asth…

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-13). Reportan un muerto y decenas de heridos tras caerse escenario en España. telesurtv.net Como consecuencia de la caída del escenario falleció un joven de 22 años y se cuantifican 40 heridos.

Staff (2022-08-13). Yo quiero hablar de Fidel. cubadebate.cu El 13 de agosto de 1926 la historia se encargó de reparar causas pendientes, y le dio vida al latinoamericano más importante del siglo XX, aunque yo me atrevo a decir que de la historia de la humanidad. Y no puedo recordar un momento de alumbramiento, solo sé que cumplí 30 años y al mes Fidel subió al plano celestial. Y ahí yo dije: øQué has hecho todo este tiempo?

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-13). Gustavo Petro designa nuevas autoridades militares en Colombia. telesurtv.net El mandatario colombiano expresó que el principal objetivo del nuevo mando será incrementar la seguridad, la paz y el respeto a los derechos humanos.

____ (2022-08-13). Amir-Abdollahian stresses implementing Iran-Qatar agreements. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian emphasized the need for implementing agreements made during Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi's visit to Doha and also visit of Emir of Qatar to Tehran.

Patricio Montesinos (2022-08-13). Cuba Homenaje a Fidel en su 96 cumpleaños. globalizacion.ca Los cubanos rinden especial tributo por estos días al líder histórico de su Revolución, Fidel Castro, de quien hablan con una mezcla de admiración, respeto y añoranza, pero siempre lo hacen en presente, pese a su partida física. | Para los…

WSWS (2022-08-13). Failure to eradicate polio allows a resurgence of this dread disease. wsws.org The revival of polio, declared eradicated in the US more than three decades ago, is emblematic of the decay of the public health system.

Staff (2022-08-13). 3 killed, injured in mine blast in S Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — News sources reported that 3 people were killed and injured after a mine left from terrorists exploded in southern Syria.

Felix Mahfoud, David E Kandzari, Michael A Weber, Martin Fahy, Michael Bà∂hm (2022-08-13). [Correspondence] Data at 36 months for the Symplicity SPYRAL HTN-ON MED pilot — Authors' reply. thelancet.com

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-08-13). Iran tanker to return after failed US attempt to steal cargo. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Iran's Embassy in Greece says an Iranian oil tanker is to head back to the country soon, after a failed attempt by the United States to steal its cargo in line with Washington's sanctions against the country.

____ (2022-08-13). China improves rail, air travel services in summer travel rush. ecns.cn China has been beefing up rail and air travel services in the summer travel rush to ensure safe trips for passengers.

Kaya Genc (2022-08-13). [World Report] Turkish doctors emigrate amid low pay and rising violence. thelancet.com The number of physicians leaving Tàºrkiye has surged in the past decade over concerns about working conditions. Kaya Genc reports from Istanbul.

Zainab Golwala, Ashwin Pandey, Robindra Basu Roy (2022-08-13). [Perspectives] "You have not remained the same, nor have I" thelancet.com Now that we are in the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is easy to forget the intense emotions, including fear of contagion and managing uncertainty and disruption, among health professionals and the public early in the pandemic. Amid that fear, front-line workers were recognised as "heroes" by the public. Some of those new-found heroes, while following their vocation to care for others, were simultaneously struggling with the challenges of being international medical graduates (IMGs) in the UK's National Health Service (NHS) and in health systems in other high-income countries (HICs).

F. William Engdahl (2022-08-13). Colossal Financial Pyramid: BlackRock and The WEF "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-13). Iran crowned champions of 2022 CAFA U19. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Iran defeated Tajikistan 4-0 to win 2022 CAFA U19 Championship Friday night.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-13). Rusia insta a OIEA a visitar la central nuclear de Zaporiyia. telesurtv.net Alertan ante ONU de consecuencias de una posible catástrofe en la instalación debido a frecuentes ataques artilleros de Ucrania.

Staff (2022-08-13). Polo tournament held in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — The tournament of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani Polo Cup was held in Tehran on Friday in the Equestrian Federation of Iran.

TeleSUR, jdo, JGN (2022-08-13). Fidel Castro: 96 años de un símbolo de dignidad y emancipación. telesurtv.net Frente a la política intervencionista que envía soldados a cualquier rincón del mundo, Fidel Castro envió médicos a los lugares más necesitados.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-13). Iran's Bagheri Kani meets with Qatari dep. FM on JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Top Iranian negotiator in the Vienna talks held a meeting with the visiting Qatari foreign minister Mohammad Al-Khalifi in Tehran on Saturday.

Mary Triny Mena (2022-08-13). Vaccine shortage puts Venezuela's children at risk. america.cgtn.com Many of Venezuela's children, especially in remote areas, lack the 10 recommended vaccines for their first year. See how a vaccine shortage is affecting children's health.

Paulo Cabral (2022-08-13). Thousand protest against the president in Brazil. america.cgtn.com Thousands of people gathered at the University of Sao Paulo's Law School to protest against the Brazil's incumbent president and candidate for reelection, Jair Bolsonaro.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Italy faces the threat of a far-right government. wsws.org Seven weeks before the election, Giorgia Meloni, the 45-year-old chairwoman of the neo-fascist Fratelli d'Italia, is regarded as the most likely candidate to head the next Italian government.

Dai Chihara, Ruitao Lin, Christopher R Flowers, Shanda R Finnigan, Lisa M Cordes, Yoko Fukuda, Erich P Huang, Larry V Rubinstein, Loretta J Nastoupil, S Percy Ivy, James H Doroshow, Naoko Takebe (2022-08-13). [Articles] Early drug development in solid tumours: analysis of National Cancer Institute-sponsored phase 1 trials. thelancet.com During the past 20 years, the response rate in phase 1 trials nearly doubled without an increase in the treatment-related death rate. However, there is significant heterogeneity in overall response by various factors such as cancer type, investigational agent, and trial design. Therefore, informed decision making is crucial for patients before participating in phase 1 trials. This study provides updated encouraging outcomes of modern phase 1 trials in solid tumours.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-13). Venezuela repudia y califica de violatorio del derecho internacional secuestro de avión en Argentina. telesurtv.net La condena del titular de la cartera de Exteriores se suma al de otras instituciones y personalidades de la política venezolana y regional con relación al secuestro del avión.

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-08-13). Alertan sobre fuertes lluvias para próximos días en El Salvador. telesurtv.net El pronóstico subraya que las inclemencias climáticas tendrán un mayor impacto en la región norte y en la cordillera volcánica del país centroamericano.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-08-13). Honduras confirma primer caso de la viruela del mono. telesurtv.net Las autoridades indicaron que el paciente es un hombre menor de años de edad y se encuentra en buen estado de salud.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-13). Ministro venezolano anuncia recuperación paulatina de sistema eléctrico tras fuertes lluvias. telesurtv.net "Hemos recuperado la totalidad de la carga en la región capital", destacó el ministro Reverol.

Staff (2022-08-13). El Barcelona de Lewandowski empata sin goles en debut liguero. cubadebate.cu En su debut liguero este sábado, ante el Rayo Vallecano, el Barcelona de Xavi Hernández y el polaco Lewandowski empató sin goles.

Staff (2022-08-13). Detenidos autores del ataque con cóctel mólotov a una tienda en Diez de Octubre (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La emisión estelar del Noticiero de la Televisión Cubana denunció este viernes el hecho delictivo ocurrido contra un establecimiento de la Cadena de Tiendas Caribe, en el municipio Diez de Octubre, de La Habana. Fue un ataque con cóctel mólotov a la tienda, cuyos responsables ya han sido detenidos, informó el periodista Humberto López.

Staff (2022-08-13). Venezuela repudia secuestro del avión en Argentina, acto violatorio del derecho internacional. cubadebate.cu El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Venezuela, Carlos Faría, calificó este viernes de violación a la Carta de las Naciones Unidas y al derecho internacional el secuestro del avión y la tripulación de la estatal Empresa de Transporte Aerocargo del Sur (Emtrasur) en Argentina. Dicha acción vulnera la soberanía de Venezuela y, en correspondencia, va contra los principios del orden internacional.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-13). Two New Attacks Target Turkish Military Bases In Northern Syria. southfront.org Turkish forces are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi | Two small bases of the Turkish military in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo came under attack on August 13. | In the morning, an anti-tank guided missile struck a guard post inside a Turkish base located in the northern outskirts of the town of Hazwan. The missile destroyed…

Christopher Gerard Maher, Giovanni Ferreira (2022-08-13). [Correspondence] Iran's burden of disease and burden of data collection. thelancet.com The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2019 Iran Collaborators presented burden of disease estimates (eg, disability-adjusted life-years [DALYs]) for back and neck pain in Iran's 31 provinces between 1999 and 2019.1 This level of detail surprised us as we are familiar with prevalence studies for both conditions.

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-08-13). Inflación interanual alcanza el 10.8 por ciento en España. telesurtv.net Con los nuevos datos, la inflación en España supera el 10 por ciento por segundo mes consecutivo, y registra el mayor aumento interanual desde 1984.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-13). Lebanese cleric praises Iran for continued Palestine support. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Sheikh Maher Hammoud, the Beirut-based head of the International Union of Resistance Scholars has hailed Iran for continuing to support the Palestinian cause despite being under tough sanctions.

____ (2022-08-13). Talks underway to increase gas imports from Iran: Iraqi Min. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Spokesman for Iraqi Ministry of Electricity Ahmad Mousa al-Abadi on Saturday said that talks are ongoing between Iranian and Iraqi officials in order to import gas from Iran.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Australia: Melbourne bus drivers face real wage cuts under union-backed deals. wsws.org The Transport Workers Union has rammed through sell-out deals at four major bus companies, despite the opposition of up to 48 percent of workers.

Staff (2022-08-13). FBI encontró documentos de "alto secreto" en la mansión de Trump: Indagan posible violación a Ley de Espionaje. cubadebate.cu El expresidente Donald Trump está bajo investigación criminal por violaciones potenciales de la Ley de Espionaje y por obstrucción de justicia, reveló la orden judicial que autorizó el cateo de su residencia en Florida el lunes. Un juez federal confirmó que encontraron documentos marcados "top secret", "secreto" y "confidencial".

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-08-13). Vicepresidente de Paraguay anuncia su dimisión. telesurtv.net El político paraguayo también afirmó que abandona sus aspiraciones para una precandidatura presidencial.

Stop World Control (2022-08-13). Video: The Plan. WHO Plans to Have 10 Years of Pandemics (2020-2030). "Proof that the Pandemic was Planned with a Purpose" globalresearch.ca First published by Global Research on June 1, 2022 | *** | THE PLAN shows the official agenda of the World Health Organization to have ten years of ongoing pandemics, from 2020 to 2030. | This is revealed by a WHO virologist, Marion …

____ (2022-08-13). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on August 13. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Saturday, August 13.

Isabel Davies (2022-08-13). BAILA! Community. Dance. Party. indybay.org SAVE THE DATE! Friday, September 16th is our next BAILA Community Dance Party at La Peña! Three rooms of Salsa, Bachata, food, drinks, community building, old friendship, new friendships, and so much more. | This time, along with the Gender-inclusive Dance Classes, the Live Salsa Concert, and the Dominican Bachata Party that you already know, we are launching a "Ritmos Tropicales" Dance Party to kick off the night!

Staff (2022-08-13). Montenegro shooting leaves 12 dead including gunman. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Twelve people including the gunman have been killed in a mass shooting in Montenegro, after a man opened fire at random in the city of Cetinje, reportedly after a family dispute.

Staff (2022-08-13). Iran U20 defeat Thailand in 2022 AVC Cup. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Iran U20 volleyball team managed to defeat Thailand in the 2022 AVC Cup for Men at the Nakhon Pathom Provincial Gymnasium on Saturday…

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-08-13). Defensa de Cristina Fernández amplia recusación a fiscal argentino. telesurtv.net El abogado de Cristina Fernández, Carlos Beraldi, informó que presentaría este viernes la recusación contra el vicepresidente del tribunal oral Jorge Gorini.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-08-13). Aumenta a 13 la cifra de muertos tras lluvias en Corea del Sur. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento ocho decesos fueron reportados en Seúl, la capital del país, según las autoridades.

Staff (2022-08-13). Israeli regime takes security measures after Qunaitra attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Following the recent attack of Israeli military on the Quneitra in Syria, local sources are reporting that Tel Aviv regime has taken security measures for fear of Hezbollah's retaliation.

Staff (2022-08-13). Salman Rushdie's assailant identified, NY authorities say. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Law enforcement authorities in New York on Friday identified Salman Rushdie's assailant as 24-year-old Hadi Matar from New Jersey.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand. wsws.org Hundreds of thousands of India Post workers strike against corporatisation; Bangladeshi tea garden workers hold two-day strike for wage rise; South Korean bank workers protest peak-wage system; Australia: Nurses strike in Queensland and Tasmania for higher pay and staffing levels: Qantas Group engineers to strike; New Zealand paper mill workers locked out…

Antonis Kattamis (2022-08-13). [Comment] An energy booster for thalassaemic red blood cells. thelancet.com Haemoglobinopathies are the most common monogenic disorders with worldwide distribution. Our knowledge on the mechanisms leading to the intramedullary apoptosis of red blood cell precursors and decreased lifespan of red blood cells in thalassaemia has evolved substantially over the past three decades and is guiding the advent of novel therapeutic approaches. Agents targeting different steps of the pathogenesis—namely, the globin chain imbalance, ineffective erythropoiesis, deranged iron homoeostasis, and increased haemolysis—are being developed and studied in the clinical setting.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-08-13). Declaran estado de sequía en varias zonas de Inglaterra. telesurtv.net Con esta medida, las empresas suministradoras de agua potable podrán restringir su uso con el propósito de garantizar las reservas.

____ (2022-08-13). Kuwaiti ambassador submits credentials to Iran FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The new ambassador of Kuwait to Iran submitted a copy of his credentials to Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Saturday evening.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-13). Venezuela señala violatorio del derecho internacional secuestro de avión en Argentina. telesurtv.net La condena del titular de la cartera de Exteriores se suma al de otras instituciones y personalidades de la política venezolana y regional con relación al secuestro del avión.

____ (2022-08-13). Language of threat against Iran, Iranians achieves nothing. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that use of language of threat against Iran and Iranians will achieve nothing.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-13). Denuncian incendio de vehículos por grupos armados en México. telesurtv.net La gobernadora del estado remarcó que ya hay varios implicados detenidos, y que se analizará en Mesa de Seguridad los incidentes para castigar a los responsables.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-13). Israel Threatens Senior Syrian Army Officers Over Alleged Hezbollah Activities In Al-Quneitra. southfront.org Israeli military. Photo: IDF | Israel has threatened two senior officers of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) over alleged activities by Lebanon's Hezbollah in the southern Syrian governorate of al-Quneitra. | The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) dropped leaflets over al-Quneitra late on August 12, a few hours only after a

Michael Li, Chris Leaverton (2022-08-13). Partisan Gerrymandering Is Carving Up US Democracy. commondreams.org To reverse the long-term decline of compet ≠it ≠ive districts, reforms to create fairer, more inde ≠pend ≠ent map-draw ≠ing processes will be essen ≠tial.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Motown songwriting legend Lamont Dozier dies at 81. wsws.org Dozier was a key artistic contributor to the flourishing of the "Motown Sound" during the 1960s, which had an enormous impact on global popular culture.

Staff (2022-08-13). El tiempo: Lluvias en gran parte del país en la tarde. cubadebate.cu Desde el final de la mañana se incrementará la nubosidad y se nublará en la tarde en la región occidental, así como en localidades del interior y sur del centro y en el oriente, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que serán aislados en el resto del archipiélago.

WSWS (2022-08-13). US health care workers face increasing risk of injury and death on the job. wsws.org The recent death of a 40-year-old mental health technician highlights the danger health care workers face on the job.

Staff (2022-08-13). Congreso estadounidense aprueba plan de Biden sobre salud y medio ambiente. cubadebate.cu La Cámara de Representantes aprobó este viernes el plan de inversiones del presidente Joe Biden en las áreas de salud y clima, una gran victoria para el demócrata antes de las elecciones de término medio, en noviembre. Con la aprobación de las dos cámaras (el Senado dio el visto bueno el domingo pasado), solo falta que Biden firme el plan y lo promulgue.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-08-13). Francia reporta la peor ola de incendios forestales en 20 años. telesurtv.net La extensión de los incendios captados por las imágenes satelitales no tiene comparación con ningún año desde 2003.

Robert C. Koehler (2022-08-13). Could 'Something' Exist Beyond the Brain? If So, What? commondreams.org There's more to this thing called life than we can possibly understand, but there are clues. And there is hope.

Staff (2022-08-13). Apostate author Salman Rushdie; Clandestine life like Satan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Salman Rushdie has long lived a life like a Satan due to fabricating a blasphemous anti-Islam book named The Satanic Verses, now attacked on stage in New York.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-08-13). Deforestación en Amazonía brasileña registra nuevo récord en julio. telesurtv.net El área perdida entre agosto de 2021 y julio de 2022, período de referencia para la medición anual, fue de 8.590 kilómetros cuadrados.

Leo Ensel, Andreas Zumach (2022-08-13). Hiroshima is everywhere. The never-ending struggle. indybay.org Times have changed considerably. In the past two decades, almost all disarmament and arms control treaties have been scrapped – exclusively on the initiative of the USA – including the most important disarmament treaty in world history, the INF Treaty signed by Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan at the end of 1987.

Oakland Privacy (2022-08-13). Thursday 8/11: Stop Shotspotter Week of Action. indybay.org All over the US…

TeleSUR, ajs, JGN (2022-08-13). Conozca el legado del maestro del suspenso Alfred Hitchcock. telesurtv.net A lo largo de su carrera en Hollywood dirigió más de películas, en las que mostró un dominio absoluto del suspenso.

Staff (2022-08-13). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on August 13. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, August 13.

Staff (2022-08-13). Establece China récord en creación del mayor campo magnético estable de un imán de trabajo en el mundo. cubadebate.cu La instalación china de alto campo magnético estable (SHMFF) produjo este viernes un campo estable de 45.22 teslas gracias al imán más potente en el mundo dedicado a la investigación científica. El campo magnético estable que produjo el imán es el mayor registrado en el mundo. La medición superó el récord anterior, de 45 teslas, registrado en 1999.

Marco De Ambrogi (2022-08-13). [Perspectives] The power of Jatra. thelancet.com The thought of the difficult working conditions in many factories in the Bengal region brings to mind Taslima Akhter's heartbreaking photograph of two dead workers, holding each other in the rubble after the collapse of the Rana Plaza, a building that housed garment factories in Savar, Bangladesh, on April 24, 2013. Cracks that had appeared in the walls of the building before the industrial accident were ignored by the owners and the collapse resulted in the death of more than 1130 people. Different cracks and factory conditions feature in Sonali Bhattacharyya's play Chasing Hares, at the Young Vic in London, UK.

Lynda Carson (2022-08-13). Average Oakland one bedroom apartments skyrocket to $3,022 per month. indybay.org Rents At 312 24th Street, In Oakland, Range From A Whopping $3,620 Per Month For A Studio Apartment, To As Much As $14,910 Per Month For A Three Bedroom Apartment, In A Violent Crime Ridden Neighborhood!

Staff (2022-08-13). Andando por ahí, por esas calles. cubadebate.cu Se dice que fueron las numerosas casas de tejas francesas erigidas en la zona la que dieron el nombre a la Esquina de Tejas. El Bodegón de Tejas y la fonda El Globo de Tejas fueron establecimientos que consolidaron el nombre de esta esquina. El primero de ellos fue demolido en 1926 para construir allí un edificio.

____ (2022-08-13). Weightlifter Javadi snatches gold at Islamic Solidarity Games. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — Iranian weightlifter Mostafa Javadi claimed a gold medal in the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games on Saturday.

Eric M Snyder, Ryan Sprissler, Thomas P Olson (2022-08-13). [Correspondence] Data at 36 months for the Symplicity SPYRAL HTN-ON MED pilot. thelancet.com Felix Mahfoud and colleagues present 36-month data from the Symplicity SPYRAL HTN-ON MED pilot trial.1 Two important points need clarification. First, there was no difference in 24 h systolic or diastolic blood pressure at 12 months, the last point where patients were under single-blinded conditions. After unblinding, the difference widened at 24 months and 36 months and became significant, probably due to the placebo effect in the group that had been told they had renal denervation. Previous work has shown that the placebo effect for systolic blood pressure in hypertension was 6—8 mm Hg,2 which is the magn…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-13). The 2020-22 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d'État and the "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in modern history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the flow of events since January 2020 has been blurred. Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media.

____ (2022-08-13). No casualty reported in S.Korea's fighter jet crash. ecns.cn No casualty has been reported in a South Korean fighter jet crash over the country's western waters on Friday, the Yonhap news agency reported.

Staff (2022-08-13). "Sin cultura no hay libertad posible" cubadebate.cu La cultura no fue jamás para Fidel algo ornamental. La llamó muchas veces "escudo y espada de la Nación": el escudo que la resguardará frente a las influencias desintegradoras de nuestro núcleo identitario y la espada capaz de llegar muy lejos, así como de transportar y defender la verdad de Cuba en los sitios más remotos del resto del mundo.

Sadaf G Sepanlou, Sahar Saeedi Moghaddam, Farshad Farzadfar, Reza Malekzadeh, Bagher Larijani, Nicole Davis Weaver, Mohsen Naghavi (2022-08-13). [Correspondence] Iran's burden of disease and burden of data collection — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Christopher G Maher and and Giovanni Ferreira, as well as Seyed M Hashemian and James Miller, for their interest in our work.1 Maher and Ferreira correctly discusses the inadequacy of primary data for neck and back pain at the provincial scale in Iran from 1990 to 2019; they also discuss the problem of data sparsity for other conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and hearing loss. It is important to note that data sparsity is a main limitation of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2019 overall, and the principle and rationale of the GBD is to overcome this limitation u…

Lorne Stockman, Andy Rowell (2022-08-13). This LNG Giant's Greenwashing Reveals Gas Export Industry's Dangerous Intentions. commondreams.org The report which examined science-based approaches to methane monitoring in the oil and gas sector, came to a startling conclusion about some of the top oil and gas producers it surveyed in its study.

Staff (2022-08-13). EU gamble in Vienna could jeopardize talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — While Iran has just started reviewing the proposals put forth by the EU in the Vienna talks, Western diplomatic circles doubled down on their propaganda and even set deadlines for Iran to provide a response to the proposals.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-13). New Agreement Ends Clashes Between Syrian Army And Militants In Daraa's Tafas. southfront.org FILE IMAGE: Sputnik/ Iliya Pitalev. | On August 13, clashes between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and militants in the town of Tafas in the western Daraa countryside came to an end as a result of a new agreement between Syrian authorities and the local negotiation committee. | The clashes first broke out more than a week ago, when wanted militants in Tafas refused to honor a previous agreement with the government that call on them to leave the town. The militants fled the town a few days into the clashes. However, the situation in the…

Staff (2022-08-13). Advisor to Iran negotiating team reacts to attack on Rushdie. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — An advisor to the Iranian negotiating team reacted to the attack on Salman Rushdie, the author of a blasphemous anti-Islam book, and described it as an odd incident regarding the ongoing Vienna talks.

TeleSUR, mcs, JGN (2022-08-13). Registran siete muertos tras accidente vial en Brasil. telesurtv.net Todas las víctimas estaban en el minibús, que impactó la parte trasera de un camión, y el conductor del mismo salió ileso del accidente.

WSWS (2022-08-13). Henan rural bank scandal points to wider social tensions in China. wsws.org The crackdown on protests by bank depositors prevented from withdrawing their funds sparked a tsunami of public criticism and comment on the Chinese internet.

Staff (2022-08-13). SpaceX launches rocket carrying 46 Starlink satellites. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) — American company SpaceX on Friday launched Falcon 9 rocket with the next constellation of Starlink microsatellites, according to the live broadcast on the company's website.

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-12). Democrats Seek $80B In Additional IRS Funding, Heavy Enforcement: 5 Things To KnowÔøº. moguldom.com After enduring a multi-year assault on its budget, the Internal Revenue Service is on track to get almost $80 billion in additional funding if Democrats get their way and the House approves the Biden administration's Reconciliation Bill. More than half of the $79.6 billion allocated to the IRS as part of Biden's Inflation Reduction Act …

Ann Brown (2022-08-12). Prince Warned America About The Dangers Of The Internet: 7 Things To Know. moguldom.com Not everyone is wowed by the internet. Count the late music great Prince among them. Prince, who died on April 21, 2016, from an accidental drug overdose, left a large legacy of music, including his hits albums "1999" and "Purple Rain" No. 1 hit singles "When Doves Cry" and "Let's Go Crazy." The seven-time Grammy winner, however, was not a …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-12). UN Preventing IAEA Experts from Visiting Zaporozhye NPP. libya360.wordpress.com Al Mayadeen Russia says the United Nations general secretariat is preventing IAEA experts from visiting the Russian-controlled Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant despite the UN claiming Moscow was using it maliciously. Russia accused on Thursday the office of the United Nations Secretary-General of obstructing the work of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts and preventing them…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-12). Lawyer Activist: The City Of Atlanta Is Trying To Make Money By Locking Up Residents. moguldom.com An attorney, writer and activist from Atlanta has accused the city of being willing to trade prisoners for profit. Josie Duffy Rice — whose website bio says her work is primarily focused on prosecutors, prisons, and other criminal justice issues — called out Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens in a lengthy Twitter thread. She said Dickens did "a …

Ann Brown (2022-08-12). HBCU Leader And Simmons President Kevin Cosby: United Negro College Fund Should Change Itsnewsauthor">, Send Money To Private HBCUs Only. moguldom.com The United Negro College Fund has been raising money to support students' education and development through scholarships and other programs since 1944. But Dr. Kevin W. Cosby, president of private historically Black college Simmons College in Louisville, Kentucky, thinks it's time for UNCF to make some major changes, starting with its name. "The United Negro …

Ann Brown (2022-08-12). Video: Chairman Of Pan-Africanist Political Group Explains FBI Raid On Properties. moguldom.com The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently did a series of raids on several properties owned by the Pan-African political group the African People's Socialist Party. One of the FBI raids was on the home of the party's chairman, Omali Yeshitela. The African People's Socialist Party is Black liberation and is a vocal critic of U.S. …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-12). Cuba's Deputy Foreign Minister: 4 Things We Need to Recover from the Fire. libya360.wordpress.com The fire in Cuba that burned for five days, after lightning set off a series of explosions, is finally under control. But 17 firefighters are listed as missing, and the fire destroyed what is likely to be millions of gallons of precious fuel that is hard for Cuba to obtain under stringent U.S. sanctions. As…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-12). The Nobodies Take Office in Colombia: An In-Depth Analysis. libya360.wordpress.com Alina Duarte Fleas dream of buying themselves a dog, and the nobodies dream of escaping poverty: that one magical day good luck will suddenly rain down on them—will rain down in buckets. But good luck doesn't rain down yesterday, today, tomorrow, or ever. Good luck doesn't even fall in a fine drizzle, no matter how hard…

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