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War with Iran Is at Stake — and Democrats' High Jumps Over Low Standards Aren't Helping
Norman Solomon | indybay.org | 2020-01-10
Bowing down to the military-industrial complex…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/01/09/18829589.php

War with Iran Is at Stake — and Democrats' High Jumps Over Low Standards Aren't Helping
Norman Solomon | indybay.org | 2020-01-10
Bowing down to the military-industrial complex…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/01/09/18829589.php

Abkhazian Interior Ministry Orders Constant Guard of Gov't Buildings Amid Protests
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-10
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Earlier in the day, protesters, calling for President Raul Khajimba's resignation, broke into the armoury in the presidential office building and stole some weapons.
sputniknews.com/world/202001101078000391-abkhazian-interior-ministry-orders-constant-guard-of-govt-buildings-amid-protests/

Assassination, Lies and the Trump Difference
Paul Street | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-10
United States presidents have long lied about the pretexts for, and the nature of, their murderous and criminal foreign policy actions. Remember George W. Bush and Dick Cheney's fraudulent claims that Saddam Hussein's Iraq government possessed vast stocks of "weapons of mass destruction" that threatened the world and that Iraq had participated in the September 11, 2001 jetliner attacks?
counterpunch.org/2020/01/10/assassination-lies-and-the-trump-difference/

Rare FOOTAGE shows Ukrainian Boeing crash site in Tehran after 'site bulldozed' claims (PHOTOS)
rt.com | 2020-01-10
RT's video agency Ruptly has obtained footage of the site where a Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 crashed after taking off in Iran. It shows what appear to be passengers' belongings strewn about, but parts of the plane have been removed. | The still images were taken on Friday morning in Laleh Park, the site of the wreck. The site does not appear to be cordoned off any longer, and plane parts and bodies have been removed. | | © RT / Ruptly | | © RT / Ruptly | The footage appears to counter recent media reports that suggested the site had been "bulldozed" to remove physical evidence, a claim that seems d…
rt.com/news/477950-iran-crash-site-ukrainian-boeing/

Rare FOOTAGE shows Ukrainian Boeing crash site in Tehran after 'site bulldozed' claims (PHOTOS)
rt.com | 2020-01-10
RT's video agency Ruptly has obtained footage of the site where a Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 crashed after taking off in Iran. It shows what appear to be passengers' belongings strewn about, but parts of the plane have been removed. | The still images were taken on Friday morning in Laleh Park, the site of the wreck. The site does not appear to be cordoned off any longer, and plane parts and bodies have been removed. | | © RT / Ruptly | | © RT / Ruptly | The footage appears to counter recent media reports that suggested the site had been "bulldozed" to remove physical evidence, a claim that seems d…
rt.com/news/477950-iran-crash-site-ukrainian-boeing/

Iran to announce preliminary cause of Ukrainian Boeing crash on Saturday — report
rt.com | 2020-01-10
The cause of the deadly crash of Ukrainian International Airlines flight PS752 in Iran will be given on Saturday, following a meeting of the commission investigating the incident, which will be attended by "domestic and foreign parties," Iran's Fars News Agency said, citing "an informed source." | The meeting will hear a "preliminary report" on the circumstances of the catastrophe that claimed lives of all 176 people on board of the Ukrainian Boeing. The investigation into the crash is ongoing, and Iran is cooperating with Ukrainian specialists who've arrived in Tehran. Iran has also unveiled the recovered bla…
rt.com/newsline/477979-iran-anounce-plane-crash-cause/

'Designed by clowns & supervised by monkeys': Boeing employee shreds 737 MAX in internal messages
rt.com | 2020-01-10
Boeing has released another trove of internal company messages suggesting it lied to regulators, and showing fierce criticism from an unnamed employee who said the crash-prone 737 MAX aircraft was "designed by clowns." | In its release of the redacted communications on Thursday following an internal probe, Boeing acknowledged some of the messages were "completely unacceptable" and contained "provocative language." In one missive sent in 2017, an employee castigated the 737 MAX — which was grounded glo…
rt.com/usa/477879-boeing-clowns-monkeys-737-max/

Iran showcases recovered BLACK BOXES of crashed Ukrainian jet (VIDEO)
rt.com | 2020-01-10
Iran has released a video showing the black boxes of Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 that went down outside Tehran killing 176 on board. The devices have been damaged in the crash and it's expected to take several months to read them. | Short footage of the recorders was released by Iranian media on Friday. The black boxes — that are actually bright orange — are seen sitting inside a crate, handled by the officials with the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization (CAO). | #Ukrainian #plane crash black box shown to media in
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Profits before people: Boeing papers show employees hid 737 Max problems
David Koenig | peoplesworld.org | 2020-01-10
Boeing employees knew about problems with flight simulators for the now-grounded 737 Max and apparently tried to hide them from federal regulators, according to documents released Thursday. In internal messages, Boeing employees talked about misleading regulators about problems with the simulators. In one exchange, an employee told a colleague they wouldn't let their family ride …
peoplesworld.org/article/profits-before-people-boeing-papers-show-employees-hid-737-max-problems/

Boeing Mocked By Employees Claiming 737 MAX Planes 'Designed By Clowns' In Shock Memo Disclosure
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-10
A wave of messages originating from employees working for the US aviation firm has unleashed fresh speculation on the planemaker's reputation, in addition to serious violations and cover-ups within its company culture.
sputniknews.com/business/202001101077999280-boeing-mocked-by-employees-claiming-737-max-planes-designed-by-clowns-in-shock-memo-disclosure/

Boeing Papers Show Employees Slid 737 Max Problems Past FAA
Staff | truthdig.com | 2020-01-10
Boeing employees raised doubts among themselves about the safety of the 737 Max, apparently tried to hide problems from federal regulators and ridiculed those responsible for designing and overseeing the jetliner, according to a batch of emails and texts released nearly a year after the aircraft was grounded over two catastrophic crashes. | The documents, made public Thursday by Boeing at the urging of Congress, are likely to fuel allegations the vaunted aircraft manufacturer put speed and cost savings ahead of safety in rolling out the Max. Boeing has been wracked by turmoil since the twin disasters and is still…
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Ukraine says Iran cooperating with Boeing crash probe, calls to reduce media speculation
rt.com | 2020-01-10
Ukraine's foreign minister has called for the media to avoid speculation about what caused the crash of the Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 outside Tehran, explaining that the investigation is ongoing and nothing has been ruled out. | Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko asked that the media not spread "unconfirmed" information on Friday, pleading with reporters to "reduce the level of speculation" while the probe continues. The experts are still analyzing evidence, looking at the bodies of the victims and the wreckage in hope of gaining insight into what took down Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752, killing all…
rt.com/news/477963-ukraine-comments-boeing-iran-crash/

Iran showcases recovered BLACK BOXES of crashed Ukrainian jet (VIDEO)
rt.com | 2020-01-10
Iran has released a video showing the black boxes of Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 that went down outside Tehran killing 176 on board. The devices have been damaged in the crash and it's expected to take several months to read them. | Short footage of the recorders was released by Iranian media on Friday. The black boxes — that are actually bright orange — are seen sitting inside a crate, handled by the officials with the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization (CAO). | The flight data recorder appears to be largely intact, yet it's quite charred and has a handful of visible dents in its body. The cockpi…
rt.com/news/477910-iran-boeing-black-box/

New Video Allegedly Showing Minute-Long Fall of Ukrainian Boeing in Iran Emerges Online
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-10
A Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 carrying 167 passengers and nine crew members caught fire minutes after taking off from Tehran's Khomeini Airport and crashed on 8 January killing everyone on board. The US and Canada have mulled over a version that it was mistakenly hit by an Iranian missile, but Tehran insists it was a mechanical failure.
sputniknews.com/middleeast/202001101077999471-new-video-allegedly-showing-minute-long-fall-of-ukrainian-boeing-in-iran-emerges-online/

The Current U.S. Approach to Nuclear Weapons Can Only Lead to Armageddon
Prabir Purkayastha | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-10
The decade ends with two major threats to humanity: global warming leading to a climate catastrophe and the threat of a nuclear war extinguishing our civilization. The U.S. has pulled out of the Paris Agreement and is wrecker-in-chief of the weak climate change agreement that all the countries had signed to limit the emission of…
counterpunch.org/2020/01/10/the-current-u-s-approach-to-nuclear-weapons-can-only-lead-to-armageddon/

EU foreign ministers hold emergency meeting on Iran crisis, nuclear deal
rt.com | 2020-01-10
Foreign ministers for the EU states are holding an emergency meeting on Friday to seek ways to guide the United States and Iran away from confrontation, Reuters reported. | President Donald Trump had earlier urged European allies to "break away" from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. However, the EU says it "will spare no effort" in attempts to keep alive the deal, aimed at preventing Iran from developing atomic weapons. | The president of the European Council, Charles Michel, on Thursday defended the crumbling Iran nuclear deal, but warned Tehran against "irreversible acts" that would sink the accord. He also…
rt.com/newsline/477896-eu-meeting-iran-nuclear/

The Current U.S. Approach to Nuclear Weapons Can Only Lead to Armageddon
Prabir Purkayastha | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-10
The decade ends with two major threats to humanity: global warming leading to a climate catastrophe and the threat of a nuclear war extinguishing our civilization. The U.S. has pulled out of the Paris Agreement and is wrecker-in-chief of the weak climate change agreement that all the countries had signed to limit the emission of…
counterpunch.org/2020/01/10/the-current-u-s-approach-to-nuclear-weapons-can-only-lead-to-armageddon/

Washington Post Runs Pro-War Column Without Disclosing Author's Raytheon Ties
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-01-10
This week The Washington Post published an opinion column by Stephen Hadley, a former Bush administration official and member of the board of directors of Raytheon. In his op-ed, Hadley justified the Trump administration's assassination of Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani and argued that…
truthout.org/articles/washington-post-runs-pro-war-column-without-disclosing-authors-raytheon-ties/

India considers tightening drone policy after Soleimani's death in US airstrike — report
rt.com | 2020-01-10
Indian officials are alarmed by new security risks arising from the use of UAVs after a US drone strike killed Iranian military commander, Qassem Soleimani, in Baghdad. | The country's authorities are considering an update to recently adopted regulations on drones, which are due to take effect this month, the Indian Express reported on Friday, citing two high-ranking government sources. | "There is a realization of the need to up the guard [on who gets licenses]… there will be a step back on that," a source said, explaining that the existing drone policy requires "careful reassessment, given the new risks."
rt.com/news/477882-india-drone-policy-report/

US Announces New Sanctions on Iran, Refuses to Pull Out Troops
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-10
The United States government Friday announced new economic sanctions against Iran's officials and companies in response to the attack with ballistic missiles at two bases with U.S. troops. | RELATED: | Iran Denies 'Illogical Rumors' About Ukrainian Plane Crash | "These sanctions will continue until the regime stops the financing of global terrorism and commits to never having nuclear weapons," Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. | The new punishments will affect eight senior Per…
telesurenglish.net/news/US-Announces-New-Sanctions-on-Iran-Refuses-to-Pull-Out-Troops-20200110-0003.html

Over 2 tons of drugs seized in southeastern Turkey
yenisafak.com | 2020-01-10
Turkish security sources seized over 2 tons of marijuana in southeastern Diyarbakir province, the authorities said.Gendarmerie forces launched a narco-terror operation on Wednesday as part of Operation Kiran-11 in Diyarbakir's rural areas and highlands, the governorate said in a statement.Some 2,080 kilograms (4,585 pounds) of marijuana were seized in Lice district during the operation.Gendarmerie forces seized weapons, ammunition, and 30 kgs of (66 lbs) improvised explosive device, and destroyed two winter bunkers used by YPG/PKK terrorists.In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK — list…
yenisafak.com/en/news/over-2-tons-of-drugs-seized-in-southeastern-turkey-3509337

US Regional Presence Makes Middle East Peace and Stability Unattainable
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-09
As long as tens of thousands of US combat troops, heavy weapons, and its jihadist proxies remain active in Middle East (ME) countries, a perpetual state of war will exist — peace, stability and security to be unattainable. | That's the …
globalresearch.ca/us-regional-presence-makes-me-peace-stability-unattainable/5700092

The current U.S. approach to nuclear weapons can only lead to armageddon–arms control provides the only path to peace
Prabir Purkayastha | mronline.org | 2020-01-09
The decade ends with two major threats to humanity: global warming leading to a climate catastrophe and the threat of a nuclear war extinguishing our civilization. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/01/08/the-current-u-s-approach-to-nuclear-weapons-can-only-lead-to-armageddon-arms-control-provides-the-only-path-to-peace/

Ukrainian plane didn't call for help before crash, say Iran investigators
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2020-01-09
The crew of a Ukrainian airliner that crashed in Iran didn't make a radio call for help and were trying to turn back to the airport when it went down, according to an initial Iranian report.The report suggested a sudden emergency struck the Boeing 737 operated by Ukrainian International Airlines early on 8 January when it went down moments after taking off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran, killing 176 people.(PA Graphics)Witnesses, including the crew of a passing flight, described seeing the plane engulfed in flames before crashing, the report said. The crash caused a massive explosion when the…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2020/01/09/ukrainian-plane-didnt-call-for-help-before-crash-say-iran-investigators/

High-Tech Police Weapons Do More Harm than Good
John Raphling | thenation.com | 2020-01-09
High-Tech Police Weapons Do More Harm than Good…
thenation.com/article/police-weapons-mental-health/

High-Tech Police Weapons Do More Harm than Good
John Raphling | thenation.com | 2020-01-09
High-Tech Police Weapons Do More Harm than Good…
thenation.com/article/police-weapons-mental-health/

Wall Street weapons company CEOs cash in on Iran war danger
Sarah Anderson | peoplesworld.org | 2020-01-09
The prospect of war with Iran is terrifying. Experts predict as many as a million people could die if the current tensions were to lead to a full-blown war. Millions more would become refugees across the Middle East, while working families across the U.S. would bear the brunt of our casualties. But there is one set of …
peoplesworld.org/article/wall-street-weapons-company-ceos-cash-in-on-iran-war-danger/

Plane crash which killed 176, including three Britons, caused by fire, Iran says
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2020-01-08
Three Britons have died after a Ukrainian passenger plane crashed moments after take off from Iran, officials have said.All 167 passengers and nine crew on the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 flight from Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran to the Ukrainian capital Kiev were killed minutes after take-off at 6.10am local time (2.40am GMT) on 8 January.The crash comes amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf following the killing last week of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani by the US.Debris is seen from an Ukrainian plane, containing three Britons, which crashed moments after take-off from Te…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2020/01/08/plane-crash-which-killed-176-including-three-britons-caused-by-fire-iran-says/

Trump Announces Additional 'Punishing' Sanctions on Iran
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-08
Updated 1: 15 PM ET | U.S. President Donald Trump made a statement Wednesday morning at 11: 30 AM EST and announced that Iran "appears to be standing down" following strikes on U.S. air bases in Iraq. He said there were no American or Iraqi casualties resulting from the attacks. | Trump said that while the U.S. was evaluating its options, it would "immediately impose additional punishing sanctions" against Iran until it "changes its behavior." He called Iran the "leading sponsor of terrorism" and repeatedly said that he would not allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons. Since 2017, the Trump administration has impose…
therealnews.com/columns/iran-attacks-us-bases-in-iraq-in-retaliation-for-soleimani-assassination

Military Contractors Raytheon, Lockheed Martin See Stock Prices Soar Amid Iran Crisis
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-06
Lockheed Martin, famous for its fighter planes, helicopters and missiles, saw its stock price spike to over $416, a jump of seven percent almost overnight. Raytheon and General Dynamics saw similar increases.
mintpressnews.com/military-contractors-stock-prices-soar-amid-iran-crisis/263958/

Military Contractors Raytheon, Lockheed Martin See Stock Prices Soar Amid Iran Crisis
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-06
Lockheed Martin, famous for its fighter planes, helicopters and missiles, saw its stock price spike to over $416, a jump of seven percent almost overnight. Raytheon and General Dynamics saw similar increases.
mintpressnews.com/military-contractors-stock-prices-soar-amid-iran-crisis/263958/

Sat. Jan. 4 National Day of Action U.S. Troops Out of Iraq!
ANSWER | liberationnews.org | 2020-01-01
Initiators for this call include the ANSWER Coalition, CODEPINK, Popular Resistance, World Beyond War and many other anti-war and peace organizations.
liberationnews.org/sat-jan-4-national-day-of-action-u-s-troops-out-of-iraq/

Israel Bombs Gaza For Xmas, Israel Threatens To Attack All Helping Iran & Saudis Bomb Yemen Market
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-27
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/26/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/israel-bombs-gaza-for-xmas-israel-threatens-attack-all-helping-iran-saudis-bomb-yemen-market/

Americans Are Ready for a Different Approach to Nuclear Weapons
Lawrence Wittner | zcomm.org | 2019-12-22
Although today's public protests against nuclear weapons can't compare to the major antinuclear upheavals of past decades, there are clear indications that most Americans reject the Trump administration's nuclear weapons policies. Since entering office in 2017, the Trump administration has withdrawn the United States from the nuclear agreement with Iran, scrapped the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/americans-are-ready-for-a-different-approach-to-nuclear-weapons/

US Regime Change In Mexico, US Bombs Afghan Hospital, Saudis Get Involved In Syria & More OPCW Leaks
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-17
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/16/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/us-regime-change-in-mexico-us-bombs-afghan-hospital-saudis-get-involved-in-syria-more-opcw-leaks/

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