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2022-04-08: News Headlines

_____ (2022-04-08). No Charges For Minneapolis Cop In Amir Locke Killing. popularresistance.org Two months after Minneapolis Police officer Mark Hanneman killed Amir Locke, 22, while executing a no-knock warrant, prosecutors say they won't be charging Hanneman with a crime. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison released a 44-page joint report on April 6 explaining their decision in the case. Also released was a report by retired police officer John "Jack" Ryan.

Heidi Harmon (2022-04-08). Solidarity with Ukraine with CA climate action day April 8 Solidarity with Ukraine with CA. indybay.org On April 8 communities across California will join together in solidarity with Ukraine – to free fossil fuel dependency – will have a statewide day of action as they call on the Governor to build on his climate leadership by ending all new fossil fuel permitting and strengthening the setbacks rule to include both new and existing oil wells.

WorkWeek (2022-04-08). Chris Hedges On Imperialist Wars, Capitalist Media & Censorship. indybay.org Journalist and writer Chris Hedges is interviewed on WorkWeek and talks about the removal of the complete archives on his show at RT by youtube which is owned by Google.

TASS (2022-04-07). Biden's rhetoric hampering efforts to resolve situation in Ukraine — Brazil's ex-president. tass.com According to Fernando Collor de Mello, the current situation in Ukraine is highly complicated and it's unlikely that ways to resolve it will be determined in the near future…

TASS (2022-04-07). US to ship 10 Javelin missiles for 'every Russian tank' in Ukraine, Blinken says. tass.com US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in an interview for NBC Wednesday…

Global Research News (2022-04-07). Selected Articles: Ukrainian Soldiers Film Themselves Calling Up Mothers of Russian Soldiers Killed in Action and Mocking Them. globalresearch.ca By Footage posted to Twitter shows what appears to be Ukrainia…

Unicorn Riot (2022-04-07). No Charges for Minneapolis Cop in Amir Locke Killing. unicornriot.ninja

Dave DeCamp (2022-04-07). South Korea's President-Elect Wants US Nuclear Bombers, Submarines to Return. news.antiwar.com South Korea's President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol asked for the US to return nuclear bombers and submarines to the Korean peninsula during talks in Washington on Wednesday, one of his advisors said, The US removed its strategic nuclear weapons from South Korea in 1991. Yoon has vowed to take a firmer stance towards the North than outgoing President Moon Jae-in and is seeking the return of US nuclear weapons as part of that plan. | "Deploying the strategic…

Jim McIlroy (2022-04-07). Solidarity picnic and walk-a-thon for Cuba. greenleft.org.au Jim McIlroy reports on a picnic and walk-a-thon in solidarity with Cuba that was organised by the Australia-Cuba Friendship Society.

Global Research News (2022-04-07). Selected Articles: Ukrainian Soldiers Film Themselves Calling Up Mothers of Russian Soldiers Killed in Action and Mocking Them. globalresearch.ca By Footage posted to Twitter shows what appears to be Ukrainia…

Michael Steinberg (2022-04-07). Attacks On Nuclear Plants Continue In Ukraine. indybay.org As Russia's hostile actions towards Ukraine entered a second month, so too have its acts of aggression against nuclear facilities.

Dick Nichols (2022-04-07). Hungarian election: Orbán exploits Ukraine to crush hapless opposition. greenleft.org.au Viktor Orbán's conservative-nationalist Fidesz party won the April 3 Hungarian general elections, but failed to achieve the required votes on an anti-LGBTI referendum, reports Dick Nichols.

WSWS (2022-04-07). Billionaire Elon Musk buys his way onto Twitter's board of directors. wsws.org The richest man in the world has purchased 9.1 percent of Twitter shares ($2.6 billion) since January and he has now been given a seat on the company's board of directors.

____ (2022-04-07). Billionaire Elon Musk buys his way onto Twitter's board of directors. wsws.org The richest man in the world has purchased 9.1 percent of Twitter shares ($2.6 billion) since January and he has now been given a seat on the company's board of directors.

Jim McIlroy (2022-04-07). Solidarity picnic and walk-a-thon for Cuba. greenleft.org.au Jim McIlroy reports on a picnic and walk-a-thon in solidarity with Cuba that was organised by the Australia-Cuba Friendship Society.

Jason Ditz (2022-04-07). UN Envoy Concerned as Yemen Ceasefire Violation Claims Grow. news.antiwar.com When a ceasefire finally comes in a long, bloody war, accusations of violations are inevitable. Though the truce seems to be holding by and large, Yemen is no exception, and between the two sides, Sides can claim violations for any number of reasons, including trying to anticipate a failure and shift the assignment of blame to the other side. The possibility is also that real violations did happen. | On a smaller level, that's not hard to unde…

WorkWeek (2022-04-07). Chris Hedges On Imperialist Wars, Capitalist Media & Censorship. indybay.org Journalist and writer Chris Hedges is interviewed on WorkWeek and talks about the removal of the complete archives on his show at RT by youtube which is owned by Google.

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2022-04-04: News Headlines

Editor2 (2022-04-03). Russia-Ukraine Conflict Highlights Racist Double Standard in the West. orinocotribune.com By Wu Chaolan — Mar 21, 2022 | The ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict has garnered widespread attention across the globe. The wall-to-wall coverage and outpouring of reactions to the Russia-Ukraine conflict from the West has raised eyebrows at its double standard toward other humanitarian crises, which has unsheathed flagrant racist and biased attitudes toward the value of non-white lives that also matter. | CBS News senior correspondent in Kyiv Charlie D'Agata, for instance, has faced a widespread backlash due to his discriminatory comments on the Ukraine crisis: "This isn't a place, with all due respect, like…

UFCLP (2022-04-03). Thursday 3/31: Ukraine, The War & The Labor Movement A Panel. indybay.org Zoom Panel | us02web.zoom.us/j/86828281477?pwd=UTFHMkVOZDFOMXM3L2JpS3R2UkJ1Zz09

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-04-03). Nazis in Ukraine: Seeing Through the Fog of the Information War. libya360.wordpress.com Gabriel Rockhill Participants of an annual event in honor of Stepan Bandera march through Kyiv, Ukraine on Jan. 1, 2021. (Genya Savilou/AFP) On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin undertook what he referred to as a "special military operation … to de-militarise and de-Nazify Ukraine." Western bourgeois media immediately decried these stated goals, regularly repeating that the allegations of…

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2022-04-03: News Headlines

TASS (2022-04-02). Europe has no robust alternative to paying for Russian gas in rubles – expert. tass.com Leonardo Paz Neves of the Fundacao Getulio Vargas foundation believes, the new payment rules for Russian gas will cause no turmoil on the global energy market…

Dave DeCamp (2022-04-02). US to Work With Allies to Send Soviet-Made Tanks to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com A US official told The New York Times on Friday that the Biden administration will work with allies in Europe The move marks an escalation in Western military aid to Ukraine. Until now, the US and its NATO allies have provided Ukraine with thousands of shoulder-fired anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles but have held off on sending more advanced weapons over concerns of provoking Russia. | The US official wouldn't specify how many tanks will be sent or what countries the…

Dave DeCamp (2022-04-02). US to Work With Allies to Send Soviet-Made Tanks to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com A US official told The New York Times on Friday that the Biden administration will work with allies in Europe The move marks an escalation in Western military aid to Ukraine. Until now, the US and its NATO allies have provided Ukraine with thousands of shoulder-fired anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles but have held off on sending more advanced weapons over concerns of provoking Russia. | The US official wouldn't specify how many tanks will be sent or what countries the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-02). Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic Healthcare cardiologist explains link between diabetes, heart disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — The number of people worldwide with diabetes is rising and with diabetes comes a higher risk for heart disease. Gosia Wamil, M.D., Ph.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, explains the connection between these two serious, chronic diseases. People with Type 2 diabetes are up to four times more likely than the general population to die from cardiovascular causes, leading physicians to recognize the need to reduce heart disease risk in…

TASS (2022-04-02). Turkish forces shell northern Syrian city of Ayn Issa, injuires reported – TV. tass.com Artillery and mortar fire was coming from the border security zone, created by the Turkish troops in 2019, Syria's Alikhbaria TV reported…

TASS (2022-04-02). US blacklists 120 organizations from Russia, Belarus. tass.com A document uploaded to the US Federal Register says those organizations were determined to be "acting contrary to the national security interests or foreign policy of the United States"

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2022-04-02: News Headlines

TASS (2022-04-02). Europe has no robust alternative to paying for Russian gas in rubles – expert. tass.com Leonardo Paz Neves of the Fundacao Getulio Vargas foundation believes, the new payment rules for Russian gas will cause no turmoil on the global energy market…

Dave DeCamp (2022-04-02). US to Work With Allies to Send Soviet-Made Tanks to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com A US official told The New York Times on Friday that the Biden administration will work with allies in Europe The move marks an escalation in Western military aid to Ukraine. Until now, the US and its NATO allies have provided Ukraine with thousands of shoulder-fired anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles but have held off on sending more advanced weapons over concerns of provoking Russia. | The US official wouldn't specify how many tanks will be sent or what countries the…

TASS (2022-04-02). US blacklists 120 organizations from Russia, Belarus. tass.com A document uploaded to the US Federal Register says those organizations were determined to be "acting contrary to the national security interests or foreign policy of the United States"

TASS (2022-04-02). Turkish forces shell northern Syrian city of Ayn Issa, injuires reported – TV. tass.com Artillery and mortar fire was coming from the border security zone, created by the Turkish troops in 2019, Syria's Alikhbaria TV reported…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-02). Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic Healthcare cardiologist explains link between diabetes, heart disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — The number of people worldwide with diabetes is rising and with diabetes comes a higher risk for heart disease. Gosia Wamil, M.D., Ph.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, explains the connection between these two serious, chronic diseases. People with Type 2 diabetes are up to four times more likely than the general population to die from cardiovascular causes, leading physicians to recognize the need to reduce heart disease risk in…

Anonymous103 (2022-04-01). Ukraine's Biolabs: Threat To Russia Or Russia's Baseless Worry? southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe US military still refuse to provide relevant information on the nature of these "biological research facilities". | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst. | Although biological warfare is prohibited under international humanitarian law and several international treaties, the presence of US-funded "biological research facilities" in Ukraine, as the US State Department officially describes them, raises serious concerns of possible use of these banned pathogens. This r…

Anonymous103 (2022-04-01). Ukraine's Biolabs: Threat To Russia Or Russia's Baseless Worry? southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe US military still refuse to provide relevant information on the nature of these "biological research facilities". | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst. | Although biological warfare is prohibited under international humanitarian law and several international treaties, the presence of US-funded "biological research facilities" in Ukraine, as the US State Department officially describes them, raises serious concerns of possible use of these banned pathogens. This r…

Anonymous669 (2022-04-01). Russian Pinpoint Strike Wipes Out Ukrainian S-300 Air-Defense System (Video). southfront.org Illustrative image. | On April 1, the Russian Ministry of Defense released footage of a recent strike on an air-defense position of the Ukrainian military. | The pinpoint strike wiped out two transporter erector launchers (TELs) of the S-300 long range air-defense system. The TELs were likely of the 5P85D or 5P85S types, which are associated with Ukraine's ageing S-300PS systems. | The air defense position, which was apparently detected by a drone, was likely struck by a heavy air-launched guided munition, a cruise missil…

Anonymous103 (2022-04-01). UK Working Against Peace In Ukraine. southfront.org Illustrative ImageLondon reportedly "concerned" about Ukrainian concessions in peace talks. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | The West continues to work against peace in Ukraine. According to recent reports, the British government is "concerned" about the progress of the peace talks, mainly due to Kiev's alleged initiative to propose significant concessions. The news was published by The Times website, which ment…

Anonymous103 (2022-04-01). UK Working Against Peace In Ukraine. southfront.org Illustrative ImageLondon reportedly "concerned" about Ukrainian concessions in peace talks. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | The West continues to work against peace in Ukraine. According to recent reports, the British government is "concerned" about the progress of the peace talks, mainly due to Kiev's alleged initiative to propose significant concessions. The news was published by The Times website, which ment…

Anonymous669 (2022-04-01). Russian Pinpoint Strike Wipes Out Ukrainian S-300 Air-Defense System (Video). southfront.org Illustrative image. | On April 1, the Russian Ministry of Defense released footage of a recent strike on an air-defense position of the Ukrainian military. | The pinpoint strike wiped out two transporter erector launchers (TELs) of the S-300 long range air-defense system. The TELs were likely of the 5P85D or 5P85S types, which are associated with Ukraine's ageing S-300PS systems. | The air defense position, which was apparently detected by a drone, was likely struck by a heavy air-launched guided munition, a cruise missil…

2022-04-02 16:22 | 12:22 EST | jz | 13 | 0 | 6 | 5 | 0