IACHR Denounces Ecuadorian Govt. Repression In October Protests
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-15
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) presented on Tuesday a report on its visit to Ecuador last October, when massive protests took place against the neoliberal measures promoted by President Lenin Moreno. | RELATED: | Ecuador Buys $4m Worth of Non-Lethal Weapons for Armed Forces | The IACHR report states that "the acts of protest, in…
VIDEOS show airplane dumping JET FUEL on Los Angeles schools, resulting in 60 injuries
rt.com | 2020-01-15
Sixty people were treated for injuries after a passenger plane dumped jet fuel over several schools while making an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Videos show the release of the unusual payload. | According to the airline, the Delta jet experienced an engine issue shortly after departing from Los Angeles, and was forced to return quickly to the airport. Following safety procedures, the Boeing 777-200 released fuel in order to reach a safe landing weight. | The excess fuel, however, caused a health emergency among at least six Los Angeles schools, where children found themselves d…
Malaysia Airlines stops taking deliveries of Boeing MAX 737 jets
rt.com | 2020-01-15
Malaysia's national carrier has suspended deliveries of 25 Boeing 737 MAX jets due to the delayed return to service of the aircraft since it was grounded last year after two fatal crashes. | "In view of the production stoppage and the delayed return to service of the 737-MAX, Malaysia Airlines has suspended the delivery of its orders," the airline said in an email seen by Reuters. It did not disclose when it wanted the deliveries to resume. | "As there is no clarity yet from various authorities on its return to service, our technical due diligence is still ongoing," Malaysia Airlines said. | Also on rt.com…
Four Missiles Launched at Israel From Gaza, Two Intercepted – Reports
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-15
Last week, Israel unveiled a new laser-based system against Qassam rockets, mortar shells, anti-tank missiles and drones that will replace the current Iron Dome anti-missile system.
Why Raytheon Sponsors Math Contests for Kids
Grafton Tanner | thenation.com | 2020-01-15
Why Raytheon Sponsors Math Contests for Kids…
Trans activist Jessica Yaniv filmed 'assaulting' cameraman in tussle outside Canadian courthouse (VIDEO)
rt.com | 2020-01-14
Controversial and outspoken trans activist Jessica Yaniv was filmed seemingly assaulting a video journalist outside a court in Canada, where she was appearing on non-lethal weapons charges. | The alleged incident took place outside of the Surrey Law Courts after Rebel Media reporter Keean Bexte asked Yaniv whether she would be pleading guilty to the prohibited weapons charges. In the video, Yaniv then charges Bexte, shouting "go away from me!" before appearing to hit the journalist and grab his microphone. | J. Yaniv just punched me in the back of the head. Just spoke to police. Luckily there are two security…
Video: How and Why Iran Shot Down Ukrainian Boeing
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-14
On January 10, SouthFront released a video entitled " What's Behind Boeing Crash In Iran" on the January 8 airliner crash near Tehran. This video was produced because the Iranian side released new facts and details regarding the incident….
How an Israeli Spy-Linked Tech Firm Gained Access to the US Gov't's Most Classified Networks
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-14
Through its main investors, SoftBank and Lockheed Martin, Cybereason not only has ties to the Trump administration but has its software running on some of the U.S. government's most classified and secretive networks.
At least 60, incl. children, injured after Boeing 777 dumps fuel on elementary school outside Los Angeles
rt.com | 2020-01-14
Sixty people, including at least two dozen children, have been reported injured after a Boeing 777 returning to Los Angeles International Airport dropped fuel on five elementary schools. | The plane performed an emergency fuel dump after experiencing mechanical problems taking off from LAX. About 70 firefighters and paramedics responded to Park Avenue Elementary School in Cudahy after children at the school complained of skin irritation and noxious fumes. | While initial reports indicated that only one school found itself on the receiving end, it later emerged that a total of six schools were affected by the m…
Ex-Bush official: OPCW's Syria cover-up recalls Iraq war lies
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-13
Former Bush administration official Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says that reports of US pressure on the OPCW's Syria chemical weapons investigation…
Democratic Debate: Will Progressives Highlight the Cost of War?
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-13
Senators Sanders and Warren could have their best opportunity yet to argue that if the U.S. has trillions to pay for war abroad, it can invest in healthcare, education, and infrastructure at home.
During Yemen's Annual Martyr Week, Anti-American Sentiment Prevails
Ahmed Abdulkareem | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-13
SANA'A, SADAA, YEMEN
'Totally up to them': Trump says he 'couldn't care less' if Iran negotiates with US or not
rt.com | 2020-01-12
US President Donald Trump said his maximum pressure campaign against Iran is not about bringing it to the negotiating table, but ensuring that Tehran doesn't obtain nuclear weapons or kill protesters. | "Actually, I couldn't care less if they negotiate. Will be totally up to them but, no nuclear weapons and 'don't kill your protesters'," Trump said in a tweet Sunday night, contradicting the narrative of National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien. | National Security Adviser suggested today that sanctions & protests have Iran "choked off", will force them to negotiate. Actually, I couldn't care less if they negot…
Pompeo Admits No "Imminent Threat," Boeing Emails Reveal 737 Issues & 60 Afghans Killed By US Drone
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2020-01-11
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 (1/10/19). 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 …
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…
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.
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 …
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…