2024-07-20: News Headlines

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Editor (2024-07-20). NATO/U.S. complicity in the relentless Israeli genocide of Gaza. mronline.org As the genocide continued and a few days after the end of the NATO celebrations, an assassination attempt on former President Trump caused President Biden to address the nation and orate that "political violence has no place in America and U.S. politics should never be a killing field."

Brendan K Tao, Jim S Xie, Radha P Kohly, Edward Margolin (2024-07-20). Correspondence] Disease burden descriptions in trial protocols. thelancet.com It is well known that historical clinical trials do not routinely report the race of enrolled participants nor do they enrol groups across demographic spectra (notably race and sex) in proportion to real-world disease burden.1,2 Over time, only modest improvements to representative enrolment have been observed.2 This form of selection bias is problematic since evidence from such trials typically informs clinical guidelines. A lack of representation might lead to under-surveillance of safety and efficacy outcomes, predisposing under-enrolled demographic groups to inadvertent harms upon mainstream implementation of…

ecns.cn (2024-07-20). White House denies Biden dropping out. ecns.cn The New York Times reported on Thursday that "several people" close to Biden have said he has begun to "accept the idea" that he may have to drop out of the contest.

Rhoda Wilson (2024-07-20). UK Covid Inquiry misses the point. expose-news.com On Thursday, the UK Covid Inquiry published its first report and recommendations following its investigation into the UK's resilience and preparedness, which was Module 1 of the Inquiry. Corporate media has highlighted …

Colin Todhunter (2024-07-20). What Was COVID Really About? Triggering A Multi-Trillion Dollar Global Debt Crisis. "Ramping up an Imperialist Strategy"? globalresearch.ca If it was indeed about public health, why close down the bulk of health services and the global economy knowing full well what the implications would be? And why mount a military-style propaganda campaign to censor world-renowned scientists and terrorise entire populations…

presstv.ir (2024-07-20). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

WSWS (2024-07-20). Corporate media whitewashes fascist reaction at Republican National Convention. wsws.org In all of its coverage, the corporate media seeks to conceal from the public the scale and depth of political reaction in the US for fear of social revolution.

WSWS (2024-07-20). As calls for Biden to drop out intensify, Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders mount rescue operation. wsws.org In their unstinting support for Biden, Sanders and Ocacio-Cortez are being exposed as nothing more than propagandists for imperialism.

WSWS (2024-07-20). As calls for Biden to drop out intensify, Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders mount rescue operation. wsws.org In their unstinting support for Biden, Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez are being exposed as nothing more than propagandists for imperialism.

noemail (2024-07-20). Global IT Outage Highlights Risks of Digital Monoculture. devdiscourse.com An unexpected global IT outage over the weekend has exposed the delicate and interconnected structure of modern IT systems. Triggered by a faulty update to CrowdStrike Falcon, a widespread cyber security tool, the incident caused Microsoft Windows computers to crash globally.

noemail (2024-07-20). ED Arrests Sonipat MLA in Major Illegal Mining Scam. devdiscourse.com In a significant development, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Surender Panwar, the MLA from Sonipat, in connection with an alleged illegal mining case, official sources revealed. The lawmaker was taken into custody last night following a thorough investigation that exposed his supposed involvement in the illegal mining scam.

UMMID (2024-07-20). 2024 Polls: Palestine in Political Discourses of UK, France. ummid.com One important outcome is the centrality of the Palestinian cause to the political discourses in London and Paris which, in truth, are only reflections of greater changes underway on the entire European continent and body politic.

noemail (2024-07-20). Haryana Congress MLA Arrested in Major Mining Money-Laundering Case. devdiscourse.com The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has detained Haryana Congress legislator Surender Panwar in connection with an illegal mining-related money laundering case, sources revealed on Saturday.

noemail (2024-07-20). Tragedy Strikes BSF: Officer and Jawan Succumb to Heat in Gujarat. devdiscourse.com A Border Security Force officer and a jawan tragically lost their lives during a patrol at the Harami Nallah creek area along the India-Pakistan border in Gujarat, official sources confirmed on Saturday. The victims, Assistant Commandant Vishwadeo and Head Constable Dayal Ram, fell to extreme heat exposure on Friday.

The Independent (2024-07-20). Museveni directs Finance Minister, AG on Micro-Finance regulation. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has thrown his weight behind medium and small financial sector players demanding a one stop regulation centre, saying that multiple centres lead to confusion in which gullible Ugandans may be abused and exploited. The President whose message was delivered by the Minister of the Presidency minister …

noemail (2024-07-20). Haryana Congress MLA Surender Panwar Arrested in Illegal Mining Money-Laundering Case. devdiscourse.com The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has taken Haryana Congress MLA Surender Panwar into custody in conjunction with a money-laundering case tied to illegal mining activities, official sources reported on Saturday.

noemail (2024-07-20). Tragic Heat Exposure Claims Two BSF Lives at India-Pakistan Border. devdiscourse.com A Border Security Force officer and a jawan succumbed to extreme heat exposure during a patrol at the 'Harami Nallah' creek area along the India-Pakistan border in Gujarat, official sources reported Saturday.

Guest Blogger (2024-07-20). An Example of What "Climate Alarmist Propaganda" Looks Like. wattsupwiththat.com And yet the news media wonder why their claims have such low credibility marks from the public with AXIOS reporting a record low 39% of the public indicating "they don't trust the media at all."

noemail (2024-07-20). India Eyes Semifinals in Women's Asia Cup Clash with UAE. devdiscourse.com Dominant India will aim to perfect their tactics further while warding off United Arab Emirates, pushing firmly towards the semifinals in the Women's Asia Cup on Sunday.

noemail (2024-07-20). Tragic Bridge Collapse in Northwest China: 11 Dead, Many Missing. devdiscourse.com At least eleven people lost their lives when a highway bridge partially collapsed in northwest China's Shaanxi province on Saturday morning, according to a report from Xinhua, citing local authorities. The bridge, situated in Zhashui County in Shangluo City, came down at around 8: 40 pm on Friday due to sudden downpour and flash floods, the provincial publicity department stated.

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2024-07-19: News Headlines

noemail (2024-07-19). Tel Aviv Moves to High Alert After Deadly Drone Attack. devdiscourse.com In the wake of a tragic drone explosion that claimed the life of one individual and left ten others injured, Tel Aviv's mayor, Ron Huldai, announced an escalation to a higher state of alert. The explosion caused widespread panic as it occurred near the US Consulate, reported the Times of Israel.

Staff (2024-07-19). Blinken: Israel-Hamas cease-fire near 'goal line,' final issues being negotiated. haaretz.com ICJ says Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories 'unlawful,' must end ‚ñ Israeli settler shoots a Palestinian in Hawara, West Bank, clashes erupt ‚ñ | IDF says 65 rockets, drones fired from Lebanon into Israel since morning ‚ñ German FM calls for Gaza cease-fire, says IDF hits safe zones 'again and again' ‚ñ Houthis claim responsibility for drone attack on Tel Aviv, one Israeli killed ‚ñ IDF spokesperson says increasing evidence that Hamas' Deif killed in Israel strike…

Staff (2024-07-19). Increasing signs that Hamas' Mohammed Deif killed in Israeli strike, IDF spokesperson says. haaretz.com IDF says 65 rockets, drones fired from Lebanon into Israel since morning ‚ñ Houthis claim responsibility for attack on Tel Aviv ‚ñ IDF says drone wasn't intercepted, no siren activated due to human error ‚ñ Israeli army spokesperson says increasing evidence that Hamas' Deif killed in Israel strike ‚ñ Computer systems cause disruptions at Israel's hospitals ‚ñ German FM calls for Gaza cease-fire, says IDF hits safe zones 'again and again'…

Robert Inlakesh (2024-07-19). Meet The Palestinians Paid To Promote Israel's Genocide. mintpressnews.com A common tactic used by political groups facing accusations of bias and racism is to employ voices from the communities they often demonize to present their arguments, making them more palatable. Using Palestinians to advocate for hardline Israeli policies is similar to how Black Americans and former Muslims are used to support points that would otherwise be labeled as racist or Islamophobic. | In 2022, the Israeli cabinet approved a project to inject up to $30 million into

Rick Sterling, LA Progressive. (2024-07-19). 170 Years Of United States Aggression Against Nicaragua. popularresistance.org When the Monroe Doctrine was declared in 1823 it was aimed at European colonial powers. It told them to butt out: the US "sphere of influence" included all of Latin America and the Caribbean. Virtually every Latin American and Caribbean country has had to endure US intervention and interference in their internal affairs since then. The coups, political manipulation and aggression directed by Washington have been relentless. | One of the most victimized countries has been Nicaragua. In this article, I will review the different types of aggression used by Washington against Nicaragua. This is not ancient history; t…

Chris Walker (2024-07-19). Trump's RNC Speech Riddled With Lies, Xenophobia and False Claims of Unity. truthout.org Former President Donald Trump formally accepted the Republican Party's nomination for the 2024 election on Thursday evening, delivering a speech that was riddled with disinformation and anti-immigrant rhetoric — despite his supposed calls for "unity" in the wake of the recent attempt on his life. Trump's speech was the longest in modern history, lasting over an hour and a half. |

Staff (2024-07-19). The GOP Is Waging a War on Abortion Rights, But You Wouldn't Know It If You Watched the RNC. democracynow.org The Washington Post reports the word "abortion" was not mentioned a single time from the stage during the first three days of the Republican National Convention. Reporter Amy Littlefield, abortion access correspondent at The Nation, says the silence from Trump and others at this week's RNC in Milwaukee does not reflect a change in attitude from the Republican Party, which is still fiercely opposed to reproductive rights. "Republicans can read the polls. They know that abortion has triumphed in all seven instances where it's been on the ballot since the Dobbs decision. They know that…

Jeanine Molloff (2024-07-19). Clooney, Holt, and others push ageist tropes against Biden instead of addressing Project 2025. nationofchange.org George Clooney pushed ageist tropes against Biden in New York Times. Then Lester Holt and others piled up as well, instead of whistleblowing Project 2025.

presstv.ir (2024-07-19). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

presstv.ir (2024-07-19). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

WSWS (2024-07-19). Alabama executes Keith Gavin despite serious constitutional questions in his case. wsws.org Gavin had argued that his attorneys were ineffective during his trial and that the prosecution lacked forensic or DNA evidence against him. Defense counsel failed to present mitigating evidence that might have led jurors to vote for a life sentence without the possibility of parole instead of a death sentence.

noemail (2024-07-19). Mamata Banerjee to Attend Crucial NITI Aayog Meeting. devdiscourse.com West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to attend the NITI Aayog's Governing Council meeting in New Delhi next week, an official confirmed on Friday.

noemail (2024-07-19). Trump's New Tone: A Relief for Conservative Voters. devdiscourse.com Former President Donald Trump adopted a noticeably softer tone during his acceptance speech for the Republican nomination on Thursday night, offering a respite for some conservative voters.

noemail (2024-07-19). Yemen's Houthi rebels claim responsibility for a drone strike on Tel Aviv that injured at least 10 people and killed 1, reports AP. devdiscourse.com

UMMID (2024-07-19). 2024 Polls: Palestine in Political Discourses of UK, France. ummid.com One important outcome is the centrality of the Palestinian cause to the political discourses in London and Paris which, in truth, are only reflections of greater changes underway on the entire European continent and body politic.

noemail (2024-07-19). Trump's RNC Speech: A Survivor's Tale Amid Political Bluster. devdiscourse.com Donald Trump described on Thursday how he narrowly survived an attempt on his life, telling a rapt audience at the Republican National Convention in his first speech since the attack that he was only there "by the grace of Almighty God."

noemail (2024-07-19). Assam Flood Situation Shows Improvement, Relief Efforts Continue. devdiscourse.com The flood situation in Assam showed signs of improvement on Friday, with water levels receding across the state, officials said.

noemail (2024-07-19). Credit growth should not run ahead of deposit growth, there has to be reasonable balance between the two: RBI Guv Shaktikanta Das. devdiscourse.com

George Grundy (2024-07-19). America's gathering storm: Trump a victim of his own violent rhetoric. independentaustralia.net

hindustantimes (2024-07-19). Spooked U.S. Admits Russian Nuclear Fear As Putin Aide Issues Dire Warning Over Germany Missile Plan. hindustantimes.com The US State Department reacted on July 18 to Russia's chilling nuclear warning over its plan to deploy long-range missiles in Germany in 2026. The US State Department's principal deputy spokesperson, Vedant Patel, said, "Any kind of rhetoric about the use or deployment of nuclear warheads is of course concerning and something we will pay close attention to." Patel's reaction came after Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov stated on July 18 that "no options are ruled out," including nuclear options, in response to US missile deployments in Germany.

noemail (2024-07-19). Obama's Delicate Dance: Balancing Loyalty to Biden Amid Democratic Discontent. devdiscourse.com Former President Barack Obama finds himself navigating a complex political landscape as Democratic leaders and donors express mounting concerns about President Joe Biden's campaign viability. These concerns follow Biden's underwhelming debate performance on June 27 against Donald Trump.

noemail (2024-07-19). Goa Assembly Speaker's Miraculous Escape: Car Accident on New Zuari Bridge. devdiscourse.com Goa Assembly Speaker Ramesh Tawadkar narrowly avoided a serious mishap earlier this week when his vehicle encountered a technical glitch on the New Zuari Bridge in South Goa. The incident transpired as Tawadkar was en route to the state's ongoing monsoon session.

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2024-07-17: News Headlines

newarab (2024-07-17). A brief history of 'human animals': From Peru to Gaza genocide>. newarab.com One of the images that haunts modern Peru is that of stray dogs: caught, tortured, strangled, and In propaganda leaflets, the Shining Path insurgency — which waged war on the Peruvian peasantry and the state from 1980 until 1992 — noted that these dogs were meant to These reformist traitors — including Deng Xiaoping, Hu Yaobang and Z…

Editor (2024-07-17). Media hypocrisy in Gaza and Ukraine. workers.org Truth is the first casualty of imperialist war. The imperialist ruling class owns the corporate media. The government and the military serve that same class interest. It should be no surprise that when the politicians and generals lie, the media repeats it. The contradiction the liars faced this July is . . . |

Dean Baker (2024-07-17). AI, Guaranteed Income, and the "Which Way Is Up?" Problem Afflicting Our Elites. cepr.net Leading media outlets like the New York Times, The Atlantic, and New Yorker have about as much concern for intellectual consistency as TikTok videos. In very serious and somber tones they will warn the rest of us about a major problem and then in the next issue, or the next article, present a story that …

Staff (2024-07-17). Milwaukee Immigrant Rights Advocate Slams "Sickening" Rhetoric at RNC as Trump Vows Mass Deportations. democracynow.org Anti-immigrant hate speech and misinformation about the U.S.-Mexico border took center stage on the second day of the Republican National Convention. Donald Trump's campaign screened an ad that scapegoated migrants and asylum seekers for rising crime in the U.S. and falsely claimed Biden's so-called open border policies have facilitated the smuggling of fentanyl. Christine Neumann-Ortiz, executive director of Voces de la Frontera and Voces de la Frontera Action, says Trump's platform is "promoting hateful rhetoric" and the GOP has become a "white supremacist party and is a real…

Democracy Now! (2024-07-17). Democracy Now! 2024-07-17 Wednesday. democracynow.org Headlines for July 17, 2024; "Politics of Hate": Writer Jean Guerrero on Anti-Immigrant Lies and Fearmongering at RNC; Trump Is Trying to "Gaslight the Black Community" About His Racist Record: Clarence Lusane; Jury Convicts NJ Senator Bob Menendez of Taking Bribes from Egypt & Qatar; Samuel Sharpe Shooting: Ohio Cops in Wisconsin for RNC Kill Unhoused Black Veteran; J.D. Vance Praised 9/11 Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones as Truth-Teller in Private 2021 Speech; Milwaukee Immigrant Rights Advocate Slams "Sickening" Rhetoric at RNC as Trump Vows Mass Deportations; DNC Makes Moves…

Staff (2024-07-17). China to host Hamas, Fatah to resolve their differences. muslimmirror.com Tehran : China will host senior officials from the Gaza-based Palestinian resistance movement Hamas and the occupied West Bank-based Fatah Movement of President Mahmoud Abbas for a meeting next week, media sources reported. IRNA cited a report from New York Times on Monday night, according to which, anonymous Palestinian officials announced that the meeting between …

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

noemail (2024-07-17). Pilgrims Embark on Amarnath Yatra Amid Enhanced Security. devdiscourse.com On Wednesday, another group of pilgrims commenced their journey to the holy shrine of Amarnath from the Pantha Chowk base camp in Srinagar. They embarked towards the Baltal and Pahalgam camps under tight security arrangements.

noemail (2024-07-17). Exercise Snacking: A New Approach to Fitness for Everyone. devdiscourse.com The science is clear: resistance training is crucial to ageing well. While the gym might seem unappealing or impractical, there's a simpler solution that can fit into anyone's day: exercise snacking.

noemail (2024-07-17). HSBC Appoints Georges Elhedery as New CEO Amid Strategic Growth Plan. devdiscourse.com HSBC Holdings Plc announced that Georges Elhedery will step in as the new group CEO, a move that underscores the bank's commitment to internal continuity as it seeks to stimulate growth. Elhedery, 50, is set to replace Noel Quinn from September 2, marking HSBC's third CEO change in under eight years.

noemail (2024-07-17). 2024 Trends in Remote Technologies. devdiscourse.com The landscape of remote technologies has been rapidly evolving, driven by advancements in connectivity, software, and user needs. As we move through 2024, several trends shape how businesses and individuals operate remotely.

noemail (2024-07-17). Deaf and Dumb Man Arrested for Public Indecency on Bus in Bekal. devdiscourse.com A 50-year-old deaf and dumb man was arrested near Bekal for allegedly flashing a woman on a bus, police announced on Wednesday.

noemail (2024-07-17). Gujarat's Pioneering Cooperative Initiative: A Model for Success. devdiscourse.com Gujarat, under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, has successfully piloted the 'Cooperation Among Cooperatives' initiative in Banaskantha and Panchmahal districts. This initiative, envisioned by Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah, involves the centralization of bank accounts and deposits from various cooperative societies into District and State Cooperative Banks. Over 4 lakh new accounts were opened, resulting in a significant increase of Rs. 966 crores in bank deposits.

noemail (2024-07-17). Middleman Arrested in Rs 20,000 Crore Jal Jeevan Mission Money Laundering Probe. devdiscourse.com The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Sanjay Badaya, a middleman, in its ongoing probe into money laundering tied to the Centre's Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) scheme in Rajasthan. The Jaipur Zonal office of ED apprehended Badaya late Tuesday after establishing his role as a middleman in the JJM scam.

noemail (2024-07-17). Tragic Family Feud: Elderly Couple Shot Dead by Minor Nephew. devdiscourse.com An elderly couple, Rajendra Singh (62) and his wife Saroj (56), were fatally shot by their minor nephew following a heated argument, police reported on Wednesday.

Rick Sterling (2024-07-16). 170 Years of U.S. Aggression against Nicaragua. dissidentvoice.org When the Monroe Doctrine was declared, in 1823, it was aimed at European colonial powers. It told them to butt out: the US "sphere of influence" included all of Latin America and the Caribbean. During the past two centuries,virtually every Latin American and Caribbean country has had to endure US intervention and interference in their …

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2024-07-16: News Headlines

Staff (2024-07-16). Headlines for July 16, 2024. democracynow.org Trump Names Ohio Senator J.D. Vance as Running Mate, "We Are Here, and We Care": Protesters Rally Outside RNC, Cheri Honkala Arrested While Attempting to Deliver Citizen's Arrest to Republican Officials, Trump-Appointed Judge Dismisses Classified Docs Case Against Trump; DOJ Plans to Appeal, GOP Calls for Secret Service Dir. to Resign After Trump Assassination Attempt, Biden Says He Made Mistake in Language Used Against Trump as He Appeals for "Cooling Down" Rhetoric, UNRWA Gaza City Headquarters Flattened as Israeli Strikes Continue to Kill Palestinians, Turkey Vows to Bring Israel…

Staff (2024-07-16). "Blank Check" for Genocide: Court Dismisses Palestinians' Case Against Biden Admin over Gaza War. democracynow.org A lawsuit led by Palestinians and Palestinian Americans that accused President Joe Biden and other top U.S. officials of enabling genocide in Gaza was rejected Monday by a federal appeals court, which upheld a lower court's dismissal of the lawsuit. The three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court ruled that courts cannot review the executive branch's decisions on foreign policy, even when there is a risk of breaking domestic and international law. We speak with Katherine Gallagher, senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, which helped represent the plaintiffs in the case. She sa…

Rick Sterling (2024-07-16). 170 Years of U.S. Aggression against Nicaragua. dissidentvoice.org When the Monroe Doctrine was declared, in 1823, it was aimed at European colonial powers. It told them to butt out: the US "sphere of influence" included all of Latin America and the Caribbean. During the past two centuries,virtually every Latin American and Caribbean country has had to endure US intervention and interference in their …

The Media Line Staff (2024-07-16). Israel's Evidence on UNRWA's Terrorism Links Largely Ignored. themedialine.org

Ben Samuels (2024-07-16). In first remarks as Trump's VP pick, J.D. Vance urges Israel to finish Gaza war 'as quick as possible'. haaretz.com The Ohio senator, who once wrote that Trump could be 'America's Hitler,' accused President Biden of 'making it harder and harder for Israel to win that war' and vowed to 'reinvigorate the peace process between Israel and Saudi Arabia'…

noemail (2024-07-16). El Salvador's Children: Victims of Arbitrary Detention Amid Gang Crackdown. devdiscourse.com More than 60 children in El Salvador have been arbitrarily detained, tortured, and beaten since the government declared a state of emergency over two years ago to combat gangs, a report by the Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.

Amy Goodman (2024-07-16). Vance's "Hillbilly Elegy" Reflects Appalachia's Shift to the Right. truthout.org As Donald Trump selected Ohio Senator J.D. Vance to be his vice-presidential candidate Monday, we look at the record of the 39-year-old political rookie, who rose to fame after writing the memoir Hillbilly Elegy and who once compared Trump to Hitler and called him unfit for the presidency. He was elected to the Senate in 2022 with backing from right-wing billionaire Peter Thiel, and he has since… |

Chris Walker (2024-07-16). GOP Speakers at First Night of RNC Attack Transgender Youth. truthout.org Despite uncharacteristic calls from GOP nominee former President Donald Trump to promote a message of "unity," several speakers on the first night of the Republican National Convention took a different route, peddling hateful rhetoric toward transgender people. Rep. John James (R-Michigan) parroted disingenuous talking points often cited in right-wing attacks on transgender rights: the need… |

David Rosen (2024-07-16). Trump on Immigrants: "They're Not Humans, They're Animals" counterpunch.org The June 28th debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump was a two-pronged disaster. Much has been made of Biden's "senior moments" as well as Trump's 30-plus false claims. There is a growing number of "liberal" national media outlets, led by The New York Times, calling for Biden to step aside for a younger and more coherent candidate. Sadly, less attention has been

Staff (2024-07-16). "He's a Fake": Robert Kuttner on How J.D. Vance Disguises His Anti-Worker Views as Economic Populism. democracynow.org We speak with journalist Robert Kuttner about Donald Trump's selection of Ohio Senator J.D. Vance to be his running mate in the 2024 election. Vance rose to fame in 2016 after writing the memoir Hillbilly Elegy about his upbringing in Appalachia. He was elected to the Senate in 2022 with the backing of right-wing billionaire Peter Thiel, who spent $10 million on his candidacy. While he was a vocal critic of Trump's politics, once comparing him to Hitler, Vance has since embraced the MAGA movement and is now one of the most vocal defenders of the former president. Vance's elevation is "very…

Staff (2024-07-16). J.D. Vance, "Hillbilly Elegy" & Appalachia's Shift to the Right: Arlie Russell Hochschild. democracynow.org As Donald Trump selected Ohio Senator J.D. Vance to be his vice-presidential candidate Monday, we look at the record of the 39-year-old political rookie, who rose to fame after writing the memoir Hillbilly Elegy and who once compared Trump to Hitler and called him unfit for the presidency. He was elected to the Senate in 2022 with backing from right-wing billionaire Peter Thiel, and he has since embraced the MAGA movement and become one of Trump's most loyal supporters. For more on Vance's rise and his appeal to the Republican base, we go to Pikeville, Kentucky, to speak with famed sociologist Arlie R…

Jordan Atwood (2024-07-16). JD Vance's astonishing transformation: From calling Trump 'America's Hitler' to Vice Presidential pick. nationofchange.org Does Vance's dramatic reversal mark a significant shift in his political journey, reflecting broader trends within the Republican Party and American politics?>

Pressenza Philippines (2024-07-16). Imahica Art presents "Neon Dreams: Through the Prism": Where Art Meets Culture. pressenza.com July 13, 2024. The art exhibit, "Neon Dreams: Through the Prism", opened at the Imahika Art Gallery to provide a captivating window into one of the most influential art movements in 20th-Century Art. | Artworks from different artists brought together by Gabo Valenzuela is on display, whose vibrant often larger-than-life pieces incorporate imagery from everyday common objects to advertising, comic books, and video games. | By presenting these artworks, "Neon Dreams: Through the Prism", viewers are invited to reconsider the boundaries between Fine Art and popular culture. | Contemporary tribute to Filipino imaginat…

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

noemail (2024-07-16). Olivier Giroud Bids Adieu to International Football After Euro 2024 Semi-Final Exit. devdiscourse.com France's leading goal scorer, Olivier Giroud, has announced his retirement from international football following the conclusion of Euro 2024. The 37-year-old striker was part of the French squad that exited the tournament in the semi-finals.

noemail (2024-07-16). Controversy Heats Up Over Philip Morris's IQOS Claims. devdiscourse.com Health campaigners have formally accused Philip Morris International (PMI) of misrepresenting past regulatory decisions to disrupt the U.S. launch of its heated tobacco device, IQOS. In a detailed letter, six anti-tobacco and health groups claim PMI has wrongly suggested the FDA found that IQOS reduces disease risk.

noemail (2024-07-16). Trump Triumphs at GOP Convention After Assassination Attempt. devdiscourse.com Donald Trump made a sensational entrance at the Republican National Convention days after surviving an assassination attempt. The former president walked into the Fiserv Forum to an uproarious response, receiving a raucous ovation from the party faithful.

noemail (2024-07-16). Excise policy cases: SC seeks replies from CBI, ED on AAP leader Manish Sisodia's bail pleas. devdiscourse.com

noemail (2024-07-16). Assam Floods: Government Ramps Up Support Amid Crisis. devdiscourse.com The flood situation in Assam has shown signs of improvement, although more than 5 lakh people across 17 districts are still grappling with the aftermath, official sources confirmed on Tuesday. Union Home Minister Amit Shah reached out to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to convey the central government's commitment to providing all necessary assistance. Odisha Chief Minister Mohan Majhi also extended support by offering his state's disaster management resources.

Associated Press (2024-07-16). Scientists confirm cave on the moon that could be used to shelter future explorers. scmp.com Italian-led team reported evidence of a large cave accessible from the deepest known pit on the moon, located at the Sea of Tranquility.

noemail (2024-07-16). Supreme Court Judge Recuses from Hearing High-Profile Money Laundering Case Involving Hyderabad Businessman. devdiscourse.com Supreme Court judge Sanjay Kumar on Tuesday recused himself from hearing a plea challenging the arrest of Hyderabad-based businessman Abhishek Boinpally in a money laundering case related to the alleged Delhi excise policy scam.

noemail (2024-07-16). Shocking Murder of VIP Chief's Father in Bihar's Darbhanga. devdiscourse.com Jitan Sahani, father of Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) chief Mukesh Sahani, was allegedly found murdered at his ancestral home in Bihar's Darbhanga district, police said on Tuesday.

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2024-07-14: News Headlines

Editor (2024-07-14). Jul 14, 2024. sitrepworld.info Steve Earle and Emmylou Harris — Goodbye Why the news media's job is to groom us, by Jonathan Cook America Teeters on the Abyss. Trump shot in assassination attempt in Butler, PA, by Simplicius On the Trump assassination attempt: The establishment strikes — Neoliberal Feudalism The Biden Administration Has Exposed The Brain Rot Of Western Liberals, by Caitlin Johnstone The Distraction of Joe Biden: What genocide? What war? What militarism? by Bill Astore Biden or not, U.S. policy on Palestine stays the same, by Mitchell Plitnick A new Israeli massacre and why the end is near, by Ma…

Allison Kaplan Sommer (2024-07-14). Netanyahu loyalists link Trump assassination attempt with incitement against prime minister. haaretz.com Right wing Israeli lawmakers took to social media, likening the failed assassination attempt to incitement against Netanyahu, with one Likud Minister suggesting that incitement aimed at Netanyahu today 'is worse than the incitement than what existed before Rabin's murder'…

presstv.ir (2024-07-14). Israel lying about al-Mawasi carnage to distract public: Gaza gov't. presstv.ir The Gaza government says Israel is spreading "fake news, lies and rumors" about its recent massacre at the al-Mawasi refugee camp in southern Gaza in a bid to cover up its crimes against Palestinians in the besieged territory.

Mitchell Plitnick, Mondoweiss. (2024-07-14). Biden Or Not, US Policy On Palestine Stays The Same. popularresistance.org With four months left until the elections in the United States, other issues are falling off the media radar. One might think that the genocide in Gaza had ended, as the coverage of it in mainstream media has fallen off dramatically. | But Israel has been escalating its attacks, openly targeting schools, dropping bombs on children playing soccer, and moving hundreds of thousands of largely homeless Palestinians from one place to another and bombing all of it. | Meanwhile, American attention has moved inward, debating whether or not the obvious mental incapacity of a man who holds the most powerful position in the…

presstv.ir (2024-07-14). West's policies and Israel root causes of 'bitter' regional events: Pezeshkian. presstv.ir The Iranian president-elect says the "bitter" events in the region stem from the presence of Israel and the subversive policies of the West.

ecns.cn (2024-07-14). Fact check: Ecosystem of Huangyan Island excellent. ecns.cn The coral reef ecosystem of China's Huangyan Island in the South China Sea has thrived despite the global coral bleaching crisis, according to a report published on Wednesday."ÄÄ…

presstv.ir (2024-07-14). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

ptcnews.tv (2024-07-14). Trump rally shooting: Photo reveals bullet inches from Donald Trump's face at US rally. ptcnews.tv Trump rally shooting: Before the US presidential elections, former US President Donald Trump was fired at while speaking at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. Several shots were fired during the event, and the 78-year-old leader was hiding behind the podium on stage. The leader, who had blood on his right ear, was surrounded by Secret Service operatives in a matter of moments and taken off stage. He mouthed "fight, fight" and raised his fist to the audience as he was being hauled off.Photo by New York Times photographer Dou…

noemail (2024-07-14). First Titanic Expedition in Years: A Tribute to Past and a Glimpse into Future Discoveries. devdiscourse.com RMS Titanic Inc., the Georgia-based company holding the salvage rights to the Titanic, has commenced its first expedition to the sunken ship's site in over a decade. The mission, launched from Providence, Rhode Island, comes amid ongoing investigations into a fatal submersible accident last year that claimed five lives.

noemail (2024-07-14). Argentina Eyes Historic 16th Copa America Title Against Colombia. devdiscourse.com Argentina will be vying for a record-breaking 16th Copa America title against Colombia in Florida on Sunday. A victory would propel them past Uruguay as the tournament's most successful team. Having clinched the Copa America in 2021 and the World Cup in 2022, Argentina is aiming for a historic treble.

UMMID (2024-07-14). Promises and Perils of AI in Media Discourse. ummid.com More than 400 journalists and media professionals from 30 countries gathered at the Philippine International Convention Center to attend the conference focused on "The Future of Facts."

noemail (2024-07-14). Global Reactions to the Attempted Assassination of Donald Trump. devdiscourse.com Global leaders and prominent figures have reacted with shock and condemnation following the shooting of former U.S. President Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. Trump, who was campaigning ahead of the upcoming elections, sustained an injury as a bullet grazed the upper part of his right ear.

noemail (2024-07-14). Devastating Floods in Muzaffarpur: Thousands Affected and Schools Disrupted. devdiscourse.com In a severe blow to Muzaffarpur district, floodwaters from the Bagmati River have surged into hundreds of homes across 18 panchayats, leaving thousands of residents stranded and disconnected from block and district headquarters. The rapid rise in water levels has also led to flooding on both sides of the Pipapul area.

noemail (2024-07-14). The Rise of Sustainable Death Care: From Taboo to Trend. devdiscourse.com Sustainable death care options are gradually shedding their taboo status and gaining traction, especially in the United States. This shift is driven by recent legislative changes and evolving consumer preferences.

noemail (2024-07-14). IndianOil Pioneers High-Octane Racing Fuel Production. devdiscourse.com IndianOil, India's leading oil firm, has commenced production of STORM-X, a high-octane petrol formulated specifically for racing cars, at its Paradip refinery in Odisha. The maiden consignment was flagged off by IOC Director (Marketing) V Satish Kumar during a recent event.

noemail (2024-07-14). Olympic Flame Ignites Bastille Day: A Grand Spectacle. devdiscourse.com Paris is welcoming the Olympic flame for France's national holiday on Sunday, as it lights up the grand military parade for Bastille Day.

noemail (2024-07-14). Assassination Attempt on Trump: Biden and Officials Respond. devdiscourse.com US President Joe Biden Saturday night spoke with his predecessor and Republican rival Donald Trump, hours after he survived an assassination attempt.

noemail (2024-07-14). Assassination Attempt on Trump Shocks American Democracy. devdiscourse.com The assassination attempt on former US President Donald Trump is being described as "a dark chapter" in American democratic history by Indian Americans across the nation. Community leaders have condemned the attack on the presumptive Republican presidential candidate.

noemail (2024-07-14). Prayagraj to Host 'Hamara Samvidhan Hamara Samman' Regional Event. devdiscourse.com The regional event of the 'Hamara Samvidhan Hamara Samman' campaign, organized under the DISHA scheme by the Department of Justice, will take place in Prayagraj on July 16, 2024. This event is part of a year-long celebration marking the 75th anniversary of the Indian Constitution and Republic of India.

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2024-07-13: News Headlines

noemail (2024-07-13). Valmiki Corporation scam: Bengaluru Court sends B Nagendra to judicial custody till July 18. devdiscourse.com A Bengaluru Court has granted judicial custody to former Karnataka Minister B Nagendra in connection with the alleged Valmiki Corporation Scam till July 18. The Enforcement Directorate (ED), earlier in the day, arrested Nagendra in connection with the alleged multi-crore scam case. Soon after the arrest, he was produced before the Court in Bengaluru.

Mark Magnier (2024-07-13). For Asian-Americans, 2024 US presidential election stirs anxiety over what is at stake. scmp.com Litany of fears cited as politicians ramp up anti-China rhetoric and AI disinformation campaigns grow ever more sophisticated.

UMMID (2024-07-13). Promises and Perils of AI in Media Discourse. ummid.com More than 400 journalists and media professionals from 30 countries gathered at the Philippine International Convention Center to attend the conference focused on "The Future of Facts."

noemail (2024-07-13). REFILE-Taiwan on alert over 'waves' of missile tests in north China. devdiscourse.com Taiwan's defence ministry said on Saturday it was monitoring "waves" of missile tests taking place in China's far northern region of Inner Mongolia and that its air defence forces were on alert.

noemail (2024-07-13). Deeply Democratic Milwaukee wrestles with hosting Trump, Republican National Convention. devdiscourse.com Milwaukee loves its Miller Beer, Brewers baseball and "Bronze Fonz" statue. The deepest blue city in swing state Wisconsin, Milwaukee also loves Democrats.

noemail (2024-07-13). WCPL 2024: Former India pacer Jhulan Goswami joins Trinbago Knight Riders as team mentor. devdiscourse.com Former India right-arm pacer Jhulan Goswami has joined the Women's Caribbean Premier League franchise Trinbago Knight Riders as a team mentor. Goswami retired from all formats of cricket in 2022 and ended her career as the leading wicket-taker for India in women's internationals.

ecns.cn (2024-07-13). Fact check: Ecosystem of Huangyan Island excellent. ecns.cn The coral reef ecosystem of China's Huangyan Island in the South China Sea has thrived despite the global coral bleaching crisis, according to a report published on Wednesday."ÄÄ…

noemail (2024-07-13). Moderate rain lashes parts of Himachal Pradesh, 15 roads closed. devdiscourse.com Moderate rain continued to lash parts of Himachal Pradesh and 15 roads were closed in the state, officials said on Saturday.

noemail (2024-07-13). IMD issues orange alert as heavy rains lash Mumbai. devdiscourse.com The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rains in isolated areas of Mumbai on Saturday, putting the city under an orange alert. An orange alert has also been issued for Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg districts in Maharashtra's Konkan region.

noemail (2024-07-13). Biden signs into law bill enhancing US support for Tibet. devdiscourse.com President Joe Biden has signed into law a bill which enhances US support for Tibet and promotes dialogue between China and the Dalai Lama toward a peaceful resolution of the dispute over the status and governance of the remote Himalayan region.

noemail (2024-07-13). Sunteck Realty Q1 sale bookings up 30 pc to Rs 502 cr. devdiscourse.com Sunteck Realty Ltd has posted a 30 per cent increase in its sale bookings to Rs 502 crore for April-June FY25 driven by strong housing demand.

newarab (2024-07-13). Israel urged to allow journalists independent access to Gaza. newarab.com Dozens of media and civil society organisations have called on BBC News, The New York Times, the AFP news agency, Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism, and the European Federation of Journalists were among over 70 signatories to an open letter calling for access to Gaza. | "We, the undersigned, request that Israeli authorities end immediately the r…

presstv.ir (2024-07-13). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

Staff (2024-07-12). 13 July, Online webinar: Repression Against Palestine in Europe. samidoun.net WEBINAR: Repression against Palestine in Europe. A deeper look into the repressive apparatus and strategies of confrontation (Languages: English and Spanish) Ever since the 7th of October, repression against the pro-Palestine movement in Europe has taken new levels. From banning demonstrations in multiple countries, the prosecution of activists, the media smear campaigns, up to the …

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2024-07-11: News Headlines

Staff (2024-07-11). Israeli critically wounded in drone strike on north; Israeli negotiators return from Qatar. haaretz.com Washington Post reports Israel and Hamas agree that neither side would rule in Gaza during the second phase of potential hostage deal ‚ñ Biden administration to transfer delayed bombs to Israel soon, heavier shells still on hold ‚ñ Defense chief Gallant: Israel has 'limited window' for hostage deal, risks can be overcome ‚ñ Nasrallah: If Israel and Hamas strike Gaza truce, Lebanon fighting will immediately halt ‚ñ IDF says it attacked Syrian army targets that breached buffer zone on countries' border ‚ñ Israel orders all Palestinians…

Mark Lesseraux (2024-07-11). Americans, Your Grace Period is Over. pressenza.com It's Time: | No Ifs, Ands or Buts about This: | Israel is carrying out a genocide in Gaza. The actual number of Palestinians who have died in Israel's illegal invasion is, conservatively, between 38,000 and 200,000, 75 percent of whom have been women and children. (1) What isn't being discussed in Western corporate media is the fact that 800,000 "displaced" Palestinian Gazans are currently unaccounted for. (2) | With the borders to neighboring countries sealed off, this means that the majority of those displaced are either dead or they've fled to the Sinai desert, where they will surely die…

Editor (2024-07-11). Glenn Greenwald: Biden Admin Blames Russia for Biden Age Concerns; Corporate Media Parrots. scheerpost.com

Larry Johnson (2024-07-11). Western Intelligence War on Russia. sonar21.com I am trying to build an audience on my new YouTube channel, My latest episode deals with the Western intelligence war on Russia. As I mentioned in my post on Tuesday regarding the alleged Russian bombing of a children's hospital in Kiev, the organized media response attacking and condemning Russia was, in my judgment, a fully supported CIA/MI-6 information operation aka propaganda. | The CIA envisioned by Harry Truman, i.e., an agency that would recruit human spies, produce…

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-07-11). U.S. propaganda seeks to justify its asphyxiating policy against Cuba. plenglish.com Havana, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said today that the United States, with lies and cynical propaganda, seeks to justify its cruel and absurd policy of economic asphyxiation against the people of the Caribbean nation.

presstv.ir (2024-07-11). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

aljazeera (2024-07-11). China slams NATO's 'provocations, lies, smears' over its Russia ties. aljazeera.com NATO accuses China of enabling Russia's war in Ukraine and expresses concern over its nuclear and space capabilities.

noemail (2024-07-11). China Stocks Surge as Regulatory Measures Tame Short-Selling. devdiscourse.com China stocks experienced a notable rebound on Thursday following the securities regulator's announcement of additional curbs on short-selling to enhance market sentiment. Significant gains were also observed in Hong Kong stocks.

noemail (2024-07-11). Top Sports Headlines: England's Euros Glory, U.S. Soccer Shake-Up, Wimbledon Highlights. devdiscourse.com England showcased their prowess at the European Championship, with Ollie Watkins securing a last-minute winner against Netherlands, ensuring a spot in Sunday's final in Berlin. This 2-1 win has their fans brimming with excitement.

noemail (2024-07-11). Global Climate Contradictions: Analyzing Record Extremes in a Warming World. devdiscourse.com The burning of fossil fuels has pushed Earth's temperature 1.5 ∞C higher than averages seen before industrialization, a shift we've experienced for over a year. Intriguingly, despite this global trend, some areas report unexpected cold.

publicbooks (2024-07-11). Who Benefits from a "War on Corruption"? publicbooks.org Can anticorruption as a social movement or rhetorical strategy be a meaningful part of counterhegemonic resistance to such regimes?

noemail (2024-07-11). Bielsa Takes Responsibility for Uruguay's Copa America Semi-Final Loss. devdiscourse.com Uruguay's head coach Marcelo Bielsa took full responsibility for the team's 1-0 defeat to Colombia in the Copa America semi-final. The game, held at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, saw Colombia secure a win with a goal by Jefferson Lerma, despite being reduced to ten men.

Kenny Cooper (2024-07-11). After targeted TikTok campaign, Great Valley teachers are pushing for a digital citizenship curriculum. whyy.org From Philly and the Pa. suburbs to South Jersey and Delaware, what would you like WHYY News to cover? The Great Valley Board of School Directors is meeting Monday for the first time since the New York Times The teacher's union has requested its nearly 400 members to attend the me…

noemail (2024-07-11). Current Health News Briefs: Ozempic Use, Mpox in DR Congo, and More. devdiscourse.com Most patients prescribed Novo Nordisk's Wegovy or Ozempic for weight loss stop using the medications within two years, according to a recent analysis of U.S. pharmacy claims. This finding highlights long-term patient experiences with these drugs.

noemail (2024-07-11). Breakthrough Discoveries and Progress in Space and Science. devdiscourse.com In a resurgence of financial support, space startups secured $2.41 billion in global investments from April to June, according to Seraphim Space, driven by anticipated government spending.

noemail (2024-07-11). Top Entertainment News: Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' Trial and More. devdiscourse.com Current headlines in entertainment news cover a range of stories. Alec Baldwin is on trial for involuntary manslaughter after a shooting incident on the set of 'Rust' in 2021, where a live round killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Baldwin, who claims he was failed by set safety experts, is facing unprecedented prosecution.

noemail (2024-07-11). Argentina's Fiery Response: Drake's Copa America Bet Backfires. devdiscourse.com In a sharp retort, Argentina responded to Canadian rapper Drake's failed bet on Canada's victory in the Copa America semi-final. Drake had wagered $300,000, hoping for a $2.88 million payout.

noemail (2024-07-11). Lorenzo's 10-Man Gamble Pays Off: Colombia Reaches Copa America Final. devdiscourse.com Colombia coach Nestor Lorenzo was ecstatic after his daring strategy to stay on the offensive, despite being reduced to 10 men, resulted in a 1-0 victory over Uruguay. This win propels Colombia to the Copa America final against Argentina.

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2024-07-10: News Headlines

scorinoco (2024-07-10). Russia to Investigate Alleged Western Mercenary War Crimes in Ukraine. orinocotribune.com Russia's Investigative Committee has said it will probe war crimes allegedly committed by a mercenary unit fighting for Ukraine. The statement comes after the New York Times (NYT) claimed the so-called Chosen Company, led by a former US Army National Guard soldier, has committed multiple war crimes and executed Russian prisoners of war. | In one reported incident described by the NYT on Saturday, members of the so-called Chosen Company murdered a seriously injured Russian serviceman who was allegedly surrendering and pleading for help. | Investigators of the Russian Investigative Committee will look into more cri…

Dean Baker (2024-07-10). Time for the Fed to Cut Interest Rates. counterpunch.org Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell has been saying for some time that he needs to see more evidence that inflation is under control before he lowers interest rates. We can never be certain of where the economy is going, so it's understandable that he remains worried that inflation could reaccelerate. However, there are risks

Editor (2024-07-10). The Xinjiang I saw was a hub of diversity, not oppression. mronline.org From China, ROGER McKENZIE witnesses a place where Islamic culture thrives and economic development powers China's westward expansion—a reality obscured by Western propaganda.

presstv.ir (2024-07-10). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

noemail (2024-07-10). Future of AI in Research and Healthcare: Key Insights from Elsevier Survey. devdiscourse.com A recent survey by Elsevier reveals that researchers and clinicians are ready to incorporate AI into their work, despite present low adoption rates. The study, involving 3,000 respondents from the US, China, and India, outlines the necessity for quality content, trust, and transparency before AI tools see widespread use.

Human Rights Watch (2024-07-10). Kazakhstan Should Reject Attempt to Curtail LGBT People's Rights. hrw.org Click to expand Image | A rainbow LGBT pride flag. | © Wikimedia Commons | In June, Kazakhstan's Ministry of Culture and Information said it was reviewing a petition, "We Are against Open and Hidden LGBT Propaganda in Kazakhstan!" initiated by the head of Kazakhstan's Union of Parents, a public association, after the petition met threshold requirements to be considered by the government.The government of Kazakhstan should reject this discriminatory and stigmatizing petition, whose proposal would violate human rights across the country.The petition, seen by Human Rights Watch, calls on Kazakh authorities t…

Associated Press (2024-07-10). US disrupts Russian government-backed disinformation campaign that relied on AI. scmp.com Justice Department said operation used fake social media accounts enhanced by AI to covertly spread pro-Kremlin messages in US and abroad.

noemail (2024-07-10). Final 'Conjuring' Film Set for Release in September 2025. devdiscourse.com Fans of the supernatural horror franchise 'The Conjuring' should mark their calendars. New Line Cinema has officially announced that the fourth and final installment of the main 'Conjuring' series will premiere on September 5, 2025. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the release date.

noemail (2024-07-10). ED Cracks Down on Former Karnataka Minister in Money Laundering Probe. devdiscourse.com The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday launched a series of searches in four states, honing in on the residences of former Karnataka minister and Congress leader B Nagendra as well as MLA B Daddal. This action is part of a money laundering investigation involving the Karnataka Maharshi Valmiki Scheduled Tribes Development Corporation Limited, according to official sources.

noemail (2024-07-10). Heightened Security in Jammu and Kashmir Following Ambush Killing Five Soldiers. devdiscourse.com Security forces launched an intensive search operation across the Kathua and Samba districts of Jammu and Kashmir in response to the deadly ambush that claimed the lives of five Army soldiers on July 8. The brutal attack also left several others injured.

Anita Hofschneider (2024-07-10). How the last queen of Hawaiʻi is influencing the debate over deep-sea mining. grist.org In 1895, Queen Liliʻuokalani spent She spent her days in confinement translating the creation story of the Hawaiian people into English, line by line. | She would never be allowed to rule over her people again. The U.S. annexed Hawaiʻi over the protests of the Native people, and the islands became a terr…

noemail (2024-07-10). 100 Live Turtles Confiscated by Uttar Pradesh Police in Major Smuggling Bust. devdiscourse.com In a significant crackdown on wildlife smuggling, the Uttar Pradesh Police have confiscated 100 live turtles after arresting a noted smuggler, identified as 38-year-old Bheem from the Ghaziabad district. Acting on a tip-off, police apprehended Bheem in Geeta Colony on Tuesday afternoon.

Associated Press (2024-07-10). US disrupts Russian disinformation campaign that relied on AI technology. scmp.com Russian operation used fake social media accounts enhanced by artificial intelligence to spread pro-Kremlin messages, US says.

noemail (2024-07-10). Boosting Teen Mental Health through Lifestyle Changes: Insights from Australian Schools. devdiscourse.com Sydney, Jul 10 (The Conversation) – A recent study of over 4,400 Australian high school students has highlighted the significant impact lifestyle behaviors have on mental health. Published today, the research tracked students from 71 schools across New South Wales, Queensland, and Western Australia.

noemail (2024-07-10). Thailand's PM Faces Dismissal Hearing: Constitutional Court Sets July Date. devdiscourse.com Thailand's Constitutional Court scheduled a hearing for July 24 to consider the dismissal case against Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin.

Hugo GABBERO (2024-07-10). Georgia : Serious deterioration of the situation of human rights defenders. fidh.org In recent years, human rights defenders in Georgia have faced escalating threats and violence, exacerbated by hostile rhetoric from the government and high-ranking officials in the country. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (OMCT-FIDH) and the Human Rights Center denounce the worsening conditions for civil society in Georgia and call on the authorities to ensure effective, timely, and objective investigations into attacks against human rights defenders and to put (…) | – |

noemail (2024-07-10). Intense Search Efforts Underway Following Deadly Landslide in Indonesian Gold Mine. devdiscourse.com Search efforts intensified Wednesday as rescuers focused on the unauthorized gold mine in Indonesia's Sulawesi island where a tragic landslide claimed 23 lives over the weekend. Over 100 villagers were digging for gold in Bone Bolango when the disaster struck, burying their makeshift camps under tons of mud.

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2024-07-08: News Headlines

L. Michael Hager (2024-07-08). The Gaza Genocide: Who's Complicit? counterpunch.org Given the recent pro-Palestinian protests around the world and on many university campuses, it seems strange if not surprising that neither genocide nor the continuing flow of U.S. weapons to Israel were mentioned during the first (and maybe only) 2024 presidential debate. Nor did the New York Times Editorial Board see fit to cite complicity in genocide while calling for Biden to step down after his poor debate performance. Instead, it declared that Biden has been "an admirable president."

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-07-08). OMG Haaretz Is Hamas Propaganda Now! caitlinjohnstone.com.au Are mainstream Israeli media outlets now guilty of antisemitic Holocaust denialist blood libel conspiracy theories, or is it no longer an antisemitic Holocaust denialist blood libel conspiracy theory to say that this happened?>

Agence France-Presse (2024-07-08). Kenya cult leader faces terrorism charges after 400 killed in 'Shakahola forest massacre'. scmp.com Self-proclaimed pastor Paul Nthenge Mackenzie, who was arrested in April last year, is alleged to have incited his acolytes to starve to death to "meet Jesus".

Editor (2024-07-08). Jul 8, 2024. sitrepworld.info André Rieu ft. Gheorghe Zamfir — The Lonely Shepherd 'My Life's Work Melting Before My Eyes,' by Scott Ritter Roger Waters — The Case Against Genocide, w/Craig Murray (Video) OMG Haaretz Is Hamas Propaganda Now! by Caitlin Johnston Europe Goes Antisemitic! by Kevin Barrett Senior Israeli Lawmaker Suggests Nuclear Attack on Iran, by Brett Wilkins "Our" Man in Israel, by Ted O'Keefe A hollow Palestinian state, by Muhannad Ayyash Resistance Recruits Thousands | Bibi's New Conditions | Haaretz: Hannibal Directive — Day 275-Pal Chron The New Desaparecidos: Israel and th…

Lee Camp, BreakThrough News. (2024-07-08). US Elections 100% Bought Off! popularresistance.org US elections are the most bought-off in the world. How did we get here? Most people know that it has something to do with the 2010 Citizens United Supreme Court decision. But most do not know it actually goes back more than a hundred years before that to an 1886 Supreme Court decision. But it gets worse — The statement that made corporations people (and therefore able to buy elections) wasn't even in the actual Supreme Court decision. It was in the "headnote" by the court reporter. Comedian Lee Camp dives deeper into the last hundred years of corporate money corrupting every inch of our elections.

ecns.cn (2024-07-08). Chinese brands tap soccer to shine in Europe. ecns.cn The participation of these five Chinese companies in this year's tournament signifies a new milestone in the history of Chinese sponsorship of major international sporting events, experts said.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2024-07-08). Why is the NY Times Calling for Biden's Ouster? counterpunch.org The New York Times, long considered the "newspaper of record" in the United States, has in recent weeks made no secret about its chief concern: President Joe Biden's ability to defeat Donald Trump in November 2024. And, it has done everything it can to promote the idea that the Democratic Party ticket needs a new

presstv.ir (2024-07-08). Samsung workers' union in South Korea kicks off three-day strike. presstv.ir Samsung Electronics workers in South Korea braved the rain on Monday, to chant slogans and raise their fists in unison as they kicked off a three-day strike demanding better pay.

WSWS (2024-07-08). Racist attack leaves Chinese-New Zealand teenager badly injured. wsws.org The rise in racist attacks coincides with escalating anti-China propaganda by the media and political establishment in line with NZ's role in US-led preparations for war.

noemail (2024-07-08). Austria is our steadfast and reliable partner, and we share ideals of democracy and pluralism: PM Modi on his upcoming trip to Austria. devdiscourse.com

noemail (2024-07-08). Genus Power Expands into Smart Water Meter Market with First Australian Shipment. devdiscourse.com Genus Power Infrastructures Limited, a leader in smart meter technology, has made significant strides by successfully shipping its Smart Ultrasonic Water Meters DN20 to Australia. This marks the company's first foray into the water management sector, bringing advanced meters equipped with LoRa communication technology for remote monitoring and management.

noemail (2024-07-08). Special and privileged strategic partnership between India and Russia has advanced over past 10 years: PM Modi ahead of visit to Moscow. devdiscourse.com

noemail (2024-07-08). France Rugby Fullback Melvyn Jaminet Suspended Over Racist Comment. devdiscourse.com France's national rugby fullback Melvyn Jaminet has been suspended from the team following a racist comment he posted on social media, the French Rugby Federation (FFR) announced on Sunday.

noemail (2024-07-08). I look forward to reviewing all aspects of bilateral cooperation with my friend President Vladimir Putin: PM Modi on visit to Russia. devdiscourse.com

noemail (2024-07-08). Tragedy Strikes as Landslide Claims Lives in Illegal Indonesian Gold Mine. devdiscourse.com At least 12 people have died and 18 remain unaccounted for after a torrential downpour caused a landslide in an illegal gold mine over the weekend on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, officials reported on Monday.

hindustantimes (2024-07-08). Elon Musk's Trump-Like Attack On Biden: 'We Haven't Had A President…' | USA Election. hindustantimes.com U.S. President Joe Biden continues to face criticism following a shaky debate against Donald Trump. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has now taken a jab at the 81-year-old president. In a recent post on X, Musk suggested that the U.S. has not had a president 'for a while'. Musk reposted a screenshot of an opinion piece from The New York Times with the headline "Does America Need a President?" "Real question… since we obviously haven't had one for a while LMAO," Musk wrote. Watch the full video for more.

noemail (2024-07-08). Speculation Grows Around Trump's VP Pick Amid Democratic Unrest. devdiscourse.com The Republican vice-presidential candidate's plane waits in a hidden hangar, ready for a name decal. Fundraisers are planned, with only an announcement from former President Donald Trump pending.

Hugo GABBERO (2024-07-08). Georgia : Serious deterioration of the situation of human rights defenders. fidh.org In recent years, human rights defenders in Georgia have faced escalating threats and violence, exacerbated by hostile rhetoric from the government and high-ranking officials in the country. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (OMCT-FIDH) and the Human Rights Center denounce the worsening conditions for civil society in Georgia and call on the authorities to ensure effective, timely, and objective investigations into attacks against human rights defenders and to put (…) | – |

noemail (2024-07-08). I look forward to discussions to take our partnership to even greater heights in new areas: PM Modi on his upcoming trip to Austria. devdiscourse.com

noemail (2024-07-08). Rayhan Thomas Shines in Morocco, Achieves Career-High Finish. devdiscourse.com India's Rayhan Thomas, playing only his second professional event, achieved a career milestone by finishing in the Top-10 at the USD 2 million International Series Morocco golf tournament.

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2024-07-01: News Headlines

Sharon Zhang, Truthout. (2024-07-01). SCOTUS Overturns 'Chevron' Deference, Massive Transfer Of Power To Courts. popularresistance.org The Supreme Court ruled along ideological lines on Friday to overturn a 40-year-old doctrine known as Chevron deference in a seismic decision that could see a major erosion of federal administrative rule in issues of public health, labor rights, environmental protection, food safety, and more. | The Court ruled 6 to 3 in a pair of decisions that hands a massive amount of control over federal regulatory powers to the courts, overturning the doctrine that allowed federal agencies to have interpretive authority when there was any ambiguity in a law. Chevron deference allowed experts at federal agencies — as pe…

News Desk, The Cradle. (2024-07-01). Israel Faces 'Obliterating War' If It Expands Aggression On Lebanon. popularresistance.org The permanent mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the UN on 28 June warned that Israel faces an "obliterating war" that could see the "full involvement" of the Resistance Axis if it decides to expand the war against Lebanon. "Albeit Iran deems as psychological warfare the Zionist regime's propaganda about intending to attack Lebanon, should it embark on full-scale military aggression, an obliterating war will ensue. All options, incl. the full involvement of all Resistance Fronts, are on the table," the Iranian mission said via social media. The statement from the Islamic Republic came a few hours ahead of…

Alfred de Zayas (2024-07-01). Another imperialist scam by the USA. indybay.org The United States has been the main sponsor of Israeli terrorism against the Palestinians since 1946, providing military, political, economic, financial, technical and propaganda support, which makes the United States complicit in Israeli genocide under Article III e of the 1948 Genocide Convention.

presstv.ir (2024-07-01). Investigation reveals person, group behind pro-Israel network: Report. presstv.ir A Florida-based tech entrepreneur has been revealed to be a key player behind a pro-Israel disinformation network attempting to sway public opinion about the Gaza war.

Democracy Now! (2024-07-01). Democracy Now! 2024-07-01 Monday. democracynow.org Headlines for July 01, 2024; Far Right in France "On the Doorstep of Power" as National Rally Surges in Snap Election; "Power Grab": SCOTUS Overturns 4 Decades of Federal Regulatory Control, Hands Power to Courts; Phone Hacking, Stolen Info: New Washington Post Publisher's Ties to Murdoch Papers Raise Alarm; "Uncharted Territory": Biden Vows to Stay in the Race Despite Public's Doubts About His Health | Headlines for July 01, 2024; Far Right in France "On the Doorstep of Power" as National Rally Surges in Snap Election; "Power Grab": SCOTUS Ove…

Ruth Milka (2024-07-01). Supreme Court overturns Chevron doctrine, progressive democrats push for urgent legislative response. nationofchange.org Supreme Court's seismic decision strips federal agencies of interpretive authority, sparking immediate legislative action from progressive lawmakers to safeguard public health, labor rights, and environmental protections.

Patrick Chura (2024-07-01). Michael Wilson's 'Salt of the Earth' script, miracle of the blacklist era. peoplesworld.org Michael Wilson (1914-1978) was born in McAlester, Oklahoma, and educated at the University of California-Berkeley, where he took a B.A. in philosophy in 1936. As an undergraduate he was active in student politics and joined the communist movement. Wilson had always planned to become a writer and initially experimented with proletarian short stories. Eventually his …

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-07-01). Argentine government turns Télam into propaganda agency. plenglish.com Buenos Aires, Jul 1 (Prensa Latina) The Argentine government today published decree 548/2024, by means of which it ordered the conversion of the Télam news agency into a state advertising and propaganda agency, four months after intervening it and announcing its closure.

Peter Isackson (2024-07-01). Outside the Box: The New York Times Dismisses a President. fairobserver.com Last week, Joe Biden, by being true to himself, finally convinced the pillars of the Democratic party that their champion was no longer capable of defending their colors. Among those taken by surprise was the Gray Lady, The New York Times (NYT). I immediately shared my impressions with ChatGPT. "The New York Times editorial board…

noemail (2024-07-01). Opposition MPs Protest Against Alleged Abuse of Probe Agencies. devdiscourse.com Several INDIA bloc Members of Parliament staged a significant protest in the Parliament premises on Monday, voicing their concerns against what they claim is the government's misuse of probe agencies to target Opposition leaders.

Hugo GABBERO (2024-07-01). Georgia : Serious deterioration of the situation of human rights defenders. fidh.org In recent years, human rights defenders in Georgia have faced escalating threats and violence, exacerbated by hostile rhetoric from the government and high-ranking officials in the country. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (OMCT-FIDH) and the Human Rights Center denounce the worsening conditions for civil society in Georgia and call on the authorities to ensure effective, timely, and objective investigations into attacks against human rights defenders and to put (…) | – |

noemail (2024-07-01). Timely Detection Cures Shigella Infected Students in Kerala. devdiscourse.com In a recent health scare in north Kerala, four students were successfully treated for a Shigella infection, a health official announced on Monday. The timely detection and treatment were pivotal in the students' recovery.

noemail (2024-07-01). Far-Right Election Surge and U.S. Rate Outlook Roil Markets. devdiscourse.com Uncertainty over the U.S. rates outlook kept Asian shares steady on Monday, while the euro rose after the first-round voting in France's shock snap election was won by the far-right, albeit with a smaller share than some polls had projected. The shock vote has unsettled markets as the far-right, as well as the left-wing alliance that came second on Sunday, have pledged big spending increases at a time when France's high budget deficit has prompted the EU to recommend disciplinary steps.

noemail (2024-07-01). Headhunting to Beatboxing: A Musical Journey from Nagaland to Melbourne. devdiscourse.com Melbourne: The eagerly anticipated musical documentary 'Headhunting to Beatboxing', directed by the talented Rohit Gupta and produced by the renowned AR Rahman, is set to make its grand debut at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2024.

noemail (2024-07-01). From Foes to Allies: Trump's Transformative Influence on Political Rivals. devdiscourse.com Ohio Sen. JD Vance and several other political figures who once criticized Donald Trump have since become staunch allies. This shift signals a broader trend of adaptation within the Republican party to Trump's dominating influence.

noemail (2024-07-01). How Algorithms Fuel Misogyny Among Young Boys. devdiscourse.com Melbourne, Jul 1 (The Conversation) — Many parents express concerns about their children's use of social media, often focusing on privacy and exposure to explicit material. However, recent research highlights an additional worry: the influence of algorithms driving misogynistic content toward young boys.

noemail (2024-07-01). NEET Controversy Sparks Nationwide Anxiety, Demands for Reform. devdiscourse.com The continuing ambiguity over the NEET medical entrance examination has significantly stirred restlessness, anxiety, and anger among the populace, noted BSP chief Mayawati on Monday, urging for a lasting resolution.

noemail (2024-07-01). Pritam Singh Re-Elected as Workers' Party Secretary-General. devdiscourse.com Indian-origin Pritam Singh has secured re-election as the secretary-general of the Workers' Party (WP) in Singapore, setting the stage for the impending general elections. Singh, who has held the position since 2018, was elected unopposed.

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