Daily Archives: May 18, 2022

2022-05-18: News Headlines

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-18). United States Bioweapons Developments in Ukraine May Prove a Fatal Mistake. libya360.wordpress.com James ONeill What is now emerging into full view is the development of bio weapons in Ukraine by the Americans. This program has been in existence for a number of years, organised by the leadership of the Democratic Party who in turn benefited from company donations from the principal organisers of the program. These companies…

Editor2 (2022-05-18). The Black Alliance for Peace Calls on Latin American and Caribbean Nations to Boycott the Summit of the Americas (Statement). orinocotribune.com Mexico's President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador recently announced that he would boycott the Summit unless all countries in the region are invited. Some member states of CARICOM and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, including Antigua and Barbuda and St. Vincent and Grenadines, are also considering not attending the Summit. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, stated that his country "does not believe in the policy of ostracising Cuba and Venezuela." | RELATED CONTEN…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-18). Why is the US Trying to Provoke a Conflict on the Afghanistan—Tajikistan Border? libya360.wordpress.com Valery Kulikov Ever since the withdrawal of the last US troops from Afghanistan and the fall of the country to the Taliban (a terrorist organization banned in the Russian Federation), Washington has been unable to come to terms with the loss of its influence in the region. It is therefore doing all it can to…

____ (2022-05-18). U.S., allies may be planning Ukraine proxy war model for Myanmar. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ReutersMay 17, 2022 Myanmar resistance urges West to provide arms for fight against junta The defence chief of Myanmar's shadow government has called for international help to arm its resistance forces fighting the ruling military, requesting support similar to that being given to Ukrainians battling invading Russian troops. The people of Ukraine and Myanmar's anti-government] …



Anonymous587 (2022-05-18). Potential Exchange Of Azov As Path To Russia's Defeat. southfront.org Surrender of wounded Azov members | On May 11, 2022, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk announced upcoming negotiations on the exchange of severely wounded members of the Azov national battalion blocked in Mariupol for Russian prisoners of war. This decision caused widespread criticism from citizens of both Russia and other countries of the world that support the "denazification" of Ukraine. This is not surprising, since it is the Azov battalion that is the main unit that professes the ideology of…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-18). Military Situation In Iraq On May 18, 2020 (Map Update). southfront.org




Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-18). The New White Supremacist Consensus Part Two: Shootings in Buffalo Solidify the Consensus. libya360.wordpress.com Ajamu Baraka Buffalo shooter Payton Gendron wore the black sun insignia used by Ukraine's neo-Nazi Azov Battalion The latest mass shooter in Buffalo, New York was clearly a racist, and identified with Ukrainian and other neo-Nazis. But white supremacy has a stronger hold on European and U.S. society than is commonly acknowledged. The avowed racist…

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-05-18). CovertAction Bulletin Podcast: Whitewashing Neo-Nazis in Ukraine & Biden's "Disinformation Governing Board" covertactionmagazine.com Biden announced last month the assembly of a team within the Department of Homeland Security with the title: Disinformation Governing Board (DGB). Supposedly this team will be working to combat Russian, Iranian, and Chinese "disinformation." We dive deeper into the contradictory history of disinformation about Ukraine in 2014 spread by non other than the executive director of the DGB board, Nina Jankowicz.



Contributing Writers (2022-05-18). The Liberation of Mariupol. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Human Shields of Mariupol/By Patrick Lancaster &#1 ; Mark Taliano MARIUPOL — CIVILIANS DENOUNCE THE CRIMES OF THE FIGHTERS OF THE NEO-NAZI AZOV REGIMENT/By Christelle Néant &#1 ; Mark Taliano Marioupol — Reddition des soldats ukrainiens retranchés dans Azovstal &#1 ; Donbass Insider (donbass-insider.com)…

Kit Klarenberg (2022-05-18). Leaked emails expose UK Home Secretary Priti Patel's connection to MI6-style 'research and influence operation'. thegrayzone.com A deeply anti-democratic MI6-linked cabal's apparent influence on Priti Patel raises serious questions about her fitness to rule on Julian Assange's extradition to the US. Cabal now managing MI6-inspired "research and influence operation" Effort may be funded by intelligence agency actors British Home Secretary implicated in plot Green advocates and perceived Chinese agents targeted Home Office infiltrated by cabal's civil service mole Cabal seeks to seize power over energy policy and "displace" government minister British Home Secretary Priti Patel is …

_____ (2022-05-18). Swarms Of Israeli Bots Are Crippling Pro-Palestinian Twitter Accounts. popularresistance.org "These accounts were following the exact same people that were tweeting about Palestine, but from France or Francophone accounts that work on Palestine," Razek said of her new followers. | The advocacy director of RƒÅbet, the Palestine Institute for Public Diplomacy's digital platform, became wary of the issue after Abier Khateb, a grants manager at Open Society Foundations, reported mass followings as well. | Razek told MintPress News that she began individually reporting each account as fake but kept her own account open — lest she let the alleged bots win. But after a few days, Razek made her…

Dan Cohen (2022-05-18). New documentary trailer: Gaza Fights Back. mintpressnews.com Filmed during the attack and in the days following the ceasefire, the documentary tells the story of how Gaza's armed resistance groups outwitted the vastly superior Israeli military and established their ability to intervene against Israeli ethnic cleansing of neighborhoods like Sheikh Jarrah and provocations at the al-Aqsa compound in occupied East Jerusalem. | "The Palestinian military capabilities are not highly sophisticated and destructive, but it becomes so effective when it's used by Palestinian smart youths who believe in their rights and freedom," a masked al-Qassam commander says. | The documentary…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-18). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On May 18, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-05-18). Military Situation In Ukraine On May 18, 2022 (May Update). southfront.org

_____ (2022-05-18). What Is Offensive, What Is Defensive, In The Ukraine Conflict? popularresistance.org An important aspect of debate on conflicts relates to identifying offensive and defensive forces as this has important implications for ethical aspects and the moral strength commanded by contending sides. | In the Ukraine conflict there are many complexities, but perhaps such identification can become becomes easier if we follow Prof. Richard Falk in seeing the Ukraine war in terms of not one but three wars—Russia vs. Ukraine, USA vs. Russia and Western Ukraine vs. Eastern Ukraine. | If Russia vs. Ukraine war is seen to be starting from February 24 2022, then clearly Russia is in the offensive position in…

Editor (2022-05-18). NATO begins military drills near Russian border. mronline.org Troops from 14 countries, including the United States, Sweden, Finland, and Ukraine, are participating in massive exercises in Estonia.

Editor (2022-05-18). NDP onboard with Cons, Liberals in warmongering over Ukraine. mronline.org Canada's "left wing" party is openly opposed to negotiating an end to the war in Ukraine.

Editor (2022-05-18). The war against food—who is to blame. mronline.org This week President Joseph Biden stopped at an Illinois farm to say he's going to help the Ukraine ship 20 million tonnes of wheat and corn out of storage into export, thereby relieving grain shortages in the international markets and lowering bread prices around the world.

____ (2022-05-18). Afghanistan 1980, Ukraine 2022: U.S., Organization of Islamic Cooperation to hold strategic dialogue. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Department of StateMarch 18, 2022 U.S.-Organization of Islamic Cooperation Strategic Dialogue The United States and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold a strategic dialogue in Washington, D.C., May 23-24. The OIC delegation, headed by H.E. Secretary General Hissein Brahim Taha, will conduct a series of meetings with the Secretary and senior U.S. …

____ (2022-05-18). Erdogan: NATO owes Turkey same solidarity shown to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 18, 2022 Erdogan urges NATO allies to 'respect' concerns over Finland, Sweden Ankara's expectation from its NATO allies is to display the solidarity shown in the aftermath of the Ukraine crisis to Turkey as well, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on May 18. "[W]e are watching the solidarity and cooperation displayed in …

____ (2022-05-18). Third player in Ukraine conflict: Turkey stakes claims to Crimea, Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Daily SabahMay 18, 2022 'Turkey to stand by Crimean Tatars to ensure their welfare' Turkey will continue to stand by the Crimean Tatars and protect their identity and ensure their welfare, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Tanju Bilgiàß said Wednesday, in a message issued on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of their deportation. *** "Turkey will …

Richard Ochs (2022-05-18). The 16 Biggest Lies the U.S. Government Tells America About the Ukraine War. covertactionmagazine.com In any war, the first casualty is truth. Here are the biggest lies: 1. "Ukraine is a democracy"Ukrainian President Volodymyr …

Anonymous103 (2022-05-18). Is Russia To Blame For Global Food Crisis? southfront.org | Western leaders, headed by U.S. President Joe Biden, claim that Russia's actions in Ukraine have blocked food sources needed for worldwide supplies. In particular, Africa will not be able to survive without Ukrainian grain. | As the threat of a food crisis grows, Europe and the United States are

Anonymous103 (2022-05-18). In Video: Large Column Of Russia's BMPT Terminator Spotted On Donbass Front Lines. southfront.org

Staff (2022-05-18). Ukraine, Russia peace negotiations suspended. en.mehrnews.com Russian and Ukrainian officials have said that negotiations on a solution to the ongoing war have been suspended as the process is mired in a stalemate.

Staff (2022-05-18). 'Global NATO' new plan to increase international crises. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The Ukraine crisis, in which its political, security and economic effects have become global, is the most obvious example that shows the detrimental effects of the idea of creating a global NATO.

____ (2022-05-18). Japan lectures China on its Ukraine position. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 18, 2022 Japan urges China to play "responsible role" for peace Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi told his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Wednesday he hopes Beijing will play a "responsible role" in ensuring peace and security as Russia's war in Ukraine continues. China, which has close ties with Russia, has refrained from …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-18). 16 Lies the U.S. Government Tells America About the Ukraine War. libya360.wordpress.com Richard Ochs In any war, the first casualty is truth. Here are the biggest lies: 1. "Ukraine is a democracy" Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky banned all opposition parties and banned the use of Russian as a second state language. Why did he violate his 2019 campaign promise to stop the genocidal killing of thousands in…

Staff (2022-05-18). Kremlin says Ukraine 'lacks will' to continue peace talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The Kremlin on Wednesday said that Kyiv authorities don't want to continue the peace talks which started.

Anand Naidoo (2022-05-18). The Heat: Russia-Ukraine Crisis. america.cgtn.com Ukraine has surrendered the city of Mariupol after almost 90 days of fighting. Does that mark a major turning point in the conflict?>

____ (2022-05-18). First minister, SNP leader wants Scotland to be NATO's 33rd member. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Assuming Austria, Bosnia, Cyprus, Georgia, Ireland, Kosovo, Malta, Moldova, Switzerland and Ukraine aren't inducted before Scotland. Associated PressMay 17, 2022 AP Interview: Scottish leader stresses independence, NATO Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said in an interview Tuesday that Europe's crisis over Russia's war in Ukraine only makes Scotland's drive for independence more important, and maintained Scotland …

emptymarcia Zug, Professor of Family Law, University of South Carolina (2022-05-18). Russia's reported abduction of Ukrainian children echoes other genocidal policies, including US history of kidnapping Native American children. Marcia Zug, Professor of Family Law, University of South Carolina

The Conversation (2022-05-18). Why Turkey isn't on board with Finland, Sweden joining NATO — and why that matters. juancole.com By Ronald Suny, University of Michigan | &#1 ; After decades of neutrality, the two Scandinavian states that have to date remained out of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have reacted to Russia's invasion of Ukraine by declaring an intention to join the American-led alliance. But there is a major obstacle in their way: Turkey. The …

____ (2022-05-18). Private cars allowed to leave Shanghai with permission. ecns.cn People who plan to leave Shanghai by driving due to work, study, and life can do so with permission based on obeying COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control regulations, said Shanghai Municipal Public Security Bureau on Wednesday.

Xiaolu Sun (2022-05-18). Grenada lifts its all COVID travel restrictions. america.cgtn.com In Grenada, the travel restrictions and protocols which were implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic, have been repealed from April 4, 2022. Visitors are free to travel to and from the country, without the need to test or be quarantined vaccinated or not.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). 5-10-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Living in the "Sandwich": Women's Health & Menopause. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Women's Health Week is May 8-14, 2022. Women in the "sandwich generation" may be balancing the competing demands of caring for both dependent children and aging parents, and often working outside of the home. Their own needs may take a backseat while they care for others and juggle all of the demands of life, which has been made even worse with the stressors of the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionally affecting women. Around this same time in life, many…

Staff (2022-05-18). Venezuela Confirms US Authorized Oil Corporations to 'Negotiate & Restart Operations'. orinocotribune.com The Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, confirmed this Tuesday, May 17, that the US government authorized US and European oil companies to "negotiate and restart operations" in the South American country, amid a complex package of sanctions imposed by Washington against the Venezuelan people for over a decade. | "The Bolivarian government of Venezuela has verified and confirmed the news published to the effect that the United States of America has authorized US and European oil companies to negotiate and restart operations in Venezuela," Rodríguez wrote via Twitter. | The senior official pointed out tha…

Contributing Writers (2022-05-18). Video: Pfizer's "Secret" Report on the Covid Vaccine. Beyond Manslaughter. The Evidence is Overwhelming. The Vaccine Should Be Immediately Withdrawn Worldwide/By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Caroline Mailloux. marktaliano.net By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Caroline MaillouxGlobal Research, May 17, 2022 Lux Media and Global Research The following video interview with Prof. Michel Chossudovsky pertains to the Confidential Pfizer Report released as part of a Freedom of Information (FOI) procedure. The report is a bombshell. The vaccine was launched in mid-December 2020. By the end of February 2021, "Pfizer had already …

Editor (2022-05-18). Evo Morales urges Bolivia to withdraw from OAS as more Presidents look to skip Latin American Summit. mronline.org Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales suggested Sunday that his country should leave the Organization of American States, the international organization that Morales says "provoked" the 2019 coup d'etat against him.

____ (2022-05-18). U.S. border town braces for influx of migrants as partisan fights rage on. ecns.cn It's a scene most people would usually see in Mission: Impossible — a helicopter hovers at low altitude above a roadside jungle; several officers search on foot along the bush edges with a dozen vehicles from multiple law enforcement agencies stopping by.

emptyjoannie Tremblay-boire, Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland (2022-05-18). Fewer donors say they're willing to give to a charity when it supports immigrants — especially if they're undocumented. Joannie Tremblay-Boire, Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland

emptyeleanor Paynter, Postdoctoral Associate In Migrations, Einaudi Center For International Studies, Cornell University (2022-05-18). A court case against migrant activists in Italy offers a reminder — not all refugees are welcome in Europe. Eleanor Paynter, Postdoctoral Associate in Migrations, Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University

_____ (2022-05-18). July 30 — March For Medicare For All. popularresistance.org Washington, DC – The grassroots, volunteer led activist group March for Medicare for All returns to Washington D.C. on Medicare's birthday for their National Day of Action. | March for Medicare for All demands national improve Medicare for All and rejects the privatization of healthcare in America. | Last summer, March for Medicare for All launched in 56 different locations all the same day. This year, the primary focus will be on the nation's capital. On Saturday, July 30 at 10: 30 am, marchers will meet at the southeastern corner of The Ellipse off of Constitution Ave., NW, between 15th St, NW and 17th St, NW.

Socialist Alternative San Francisco (2022-05-18). Saturday 5/21: Defend Abortion Rights Action Assembly: Escalate the Struggle! indybay.org Embarcadero Plaza (near Embarcadero BART)…

Jim Hightower (2022-05-18). Lift the Supreme Court's Veil of Secrecy. otherwords.org When Supreme Court member Sam Alito's secret plan for canceling the constitutional right of people to end their pregnancies leaked to the public, Republican politicos went ballistic. | Not over this attack on liberty. Over the leak. | Republican Chief Justice John Roberts called the unauthorized disclosure an "affront" to the majesty of the Supreme Court. Likewise, Republican congressional leaders have furiously demanded to know who leaked the text and why! | Way beyond their political screeching and posturing, however, a Pennsylvania woman quietly wrote a letter to the New York Times that calmly posed more hones…

Fight Back (2022-05-18). Milwaukee youth and community mobilize again in defense of women's and reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – On May 12, students at Golda Meir School organized a walkout near the end of their school day in protest of the Supreme Court majority opinion report that was leaked on May 3. Children from all grades at Gold, from third to the twelfth grades, participated in the action. One sign read, "Forced pregnancy is a crime against humanity." Some of the older kids led their peers with some chants which drew support from cars driving by. | Later that weekend, organizers with the Milwaukee International Women's Day Coalition, together with nearly 150 community members and supporters, took to the streets of d…

Misión Verdad (2022-05-18). Reasons and Implications in Sale of Venezuelan Public Companies Shares. orinocotribune.com By Mision Verdad &#1 ; May 17, 2022 | Last week, President Nicolás Maduro Amongst the companies mentioned by President Maduro to go public are: public telecommunications companies CANTV and Movilnet, Pequiven petrochemical company, a series of joint venture oil and gas subsidiaries, and a number of compa…

Misión Verdad (2022-05-18). Who is Guaidó's Cousin Who Proposed to Assassinate Maduro in a Meeting with Trump? orinocotribune.com Juan Víctor Salcedo Márquez, Juan Guaidó's cousin who suggested to Donald Trump a plan to kidnap and assassinate President Nicolás Maduro, manages a production company called Qta. 14, which was established in Boston in 2018. This was reported by the Venezuelan investigative news website La Tabla. | El

Richard Eskow (2022-05-18). The Nobody: Name the Plague, Not the Murderer in Buffalo. commondreams.org The biggest problem with naming this nobody is that it will attract others like him, people who sense their own non-existence and want to affirm themselves by seeing their names in print or their picture on television.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-18). Military Situation In Syria On May 18, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-05-18). Sweden And Finland Apply To Join NATO. Military Equipment Moving Towards Russian Border. southfront.org

Editor (2022-05-18). Massacre in Buffalo Exposes Rotten Core of White Supremacy in US. scheerpost.com The Tops supermarket on Jefferson Avenue in the Cold Spring section of Buffalo, New York, as seen on a February 2022 afternoon. (Photo via: Andre Carrotflower) | By Natalia Marques / On Saturday, May 14, white supremacist Peyton Gendron drove 200 miles from his home in Conklin, NY, to open fire in the only supermarket in the Black neighborhood of East Buffa…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-05-18). Remember the Maine: The Alleged Russian Atrocity at Bucha Looks Like Another in a Long Line of False Pretexts for War. orinocotribune.com By Jeremy Kuzmarov — May 13, 2022 | Unproven massacre by Russian troops in Bucha was used to compel passage of Ukrainian Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022 and escalate US military intervention. | From the sinking of the USS Maine to the infamous Gulf of Tonkin incident to the chemical weapons attacks in Syria that were falsely blamed on Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, the American public has routinely been fed disinformation in an effort to get them to support wars of aggression on the principle that they are being fought in self-defense. | The alleged massacre by Russian troops in Bucha, a town 63 ki…

scorinoco (2022-05-18). The Russian Perspective isn't 'Propaganda'. orinocotribune.com By Deborah L. Armstrong — May 12, 2022 | Dismissing Russia's viewpoint is dangerous and undemocratic. | Americans pride themselves on their "free press" despite the fact that their press is not really "free." The fact that it's controlled by corporations does not make it any more "free" than it would be if it was controlled by the state. | Yet that belief in a "free press" persists, and so does the belief that a free press is something only found in the "free world"—that is, the United States and its allies. The rest of the world doesn't have a free press, according to this belief. Those poor wretches…

IMEMC News (2022-05-18). Israeli Army Injures Dozens Of Workers West Of Jenin. imemc.org On Tuesday evening, Israeli soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at dozens of workers near the gates of the illegal Annexation Wall near Taybeh and Aneen village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, wounding scores of Palestinians. Eyewitnesses said dozens of soldiers chased the Palestinian workers while trying to return …

IMEMC News (2022-05-18). Israeli Colonizers Bulldoze Palestinian Lands Near Nablus. imemc.org On Tuesday, illegal Israeli colonizers bulldozed private Palestinian lands owned by the residents of Jaloud village, south of Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel's illegal colonialist activities in the northern West Bank, said the colonizers came from the illegal Ahiya outpost built on …

IMEMC News (2022-05-18). Israeli Navy Attacks Palestinian Fishing Boats In Gaza. imemc.org Israeli navy ship attacked, Wednesday, Palestinian fishing boats in two areas near the shore of Gaza city, in the besieged coastal region. Eyewitnesses said the navy ships fired many live rounds at the fishing boats and used water cannons in Palestinian waters in the al-Waha and as-Sudaniyya area, northwest of Gaza city, They added that …

IMEMC News (2022-05-18). Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinian In West Bank. imemc.org Israeli soldiers abducted Wednesday dawn, at least fifteen Palestinians, including many former political prisoners, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Dozens of soldiers in many armored vehicles invaded Jenin city and Jenin refugee camp and Burqin town, before the soldiers stormed and searched homes and abducted Osaid Turkman and Wared Mohammad …

IMEMC News (2022-05-18). Israeli Soldiers Abduct Thirteen Palestinians From Ramallah And Jenin. imemc.org Israeli soldiers abducted Tuesday evening, thirteen Palestinians, including seven students of Birzeit University, in Ramallah and Jenin, in the occupied West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Doura al-Qare' town, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, searched and ransacked many homes, and abducted seven students of Birzeit University. They have been identified as …

IMEMC News (2022-05-18). Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Close Roads, Near Salfit. imemc.org On Wednesday, Israeli soldiers abducted a young Palestinian man and closed reads near Salfit in the northwestern West Bank. Several army jeeps invaded Rafat village west of Salfit, searched homes, and abducted a young man, Odai Radwan Ayyash. The soldiers also closed the iron gate on the road leading to Hares and Kifl Hares towns, …

IMEMC News (2022-05-18). Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian In Jenin Refugee Camp. imemc.org On Wednesday dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank city of Jenin, searched homes, and abducted a young man. The army also exchanged fire with resistance fighters. More than forty Israeli military vehicles invaded the Jenin refugee camp before the soldiers stormed and searched homes.

IMEMC News (2022-05-18). Wounded Palestinian Detainee In Serious Condition. imemc.org On Wednesday, the Palestinian Detainees' Committee reported that a wounded and detained Palestinian is critical at an Israeli hospital. The Committee said Mohammad Odah, 18, from Ramallah in the central West Bank, is hooked to respiratory machines in the intensive care unit in Shaare Zedek Israeli medical center. It added that one of its lawyers …

Stephanie Pavlick (2022-05-18). Pittsburgh youth confront congressional candidate Steve Irwin over union-busting, campaign dark money. liberationnews.org Liberation spoke to Nebraska Grayson and Taiji Nelson, two Pittsburgh-based Sunrise Movement organizers who took it upon themselves to call out the hypocrisies between Steve Irwin's corporate-backed run for election and Summer Lee's primarily grassroots, popular campaign.

| Reuters | (2022-05-18). US-Taliban deal biggest factor in collapse of Afghan forces, watchdog says. tribune.com.pk The biggest factor that led to the collapse of the Afghan military in August last year was the U.S. decision to withdraw forces and contractors from Afghanistan through an agreement with the Taliban signed by the Trump administration and executed by the Biden administration, a U.S. watchdog report concluded. | The withdrawal "destroyed" the morale of the Afghan military as it was dependent on U.S. military support, according to an assessment by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR, which was made public late Tuesday. | "SIGAR found that the single most important factor in the…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-18). 959 Ukrainian Militants Surrendered At Azovstal Plant So Far. southfront.org | On May 18, the Russian Ministry of Defence reported that the militants of the nationalist Azov unit and Ukrainian servicemen blocked at the Azovstal plant continued to surrender. | According to the Russian MoD, 694 militants surrendered over the past day, including 29 wounded. A total of 959 militants have surrendered since May 16, including 80 wounded, of whom 51 who needed urgent treatment were placed in the hospital of Novoazovsk of the Donetsk People's Republic. | On May 17, the Russia…

| Reuters | (2022-05-18). China Eastern crash probe eyes intentional action – sources. tribune.com.pk Investigators looking into the crash of a China Eastern Airlines jet are examining whether it was due to intentional action on the flight deck, with no evidence found of a technical malfunction, two people briefed on the matter said. | The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that flight data from one of the Boeing 737-800's black boxes indicated that someone in the cockpit intentionally crashed the plane, citing people familiar with the preliminary assessment of U.S. officials. | Boeing Co, the maker of the jet, and the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) declined to comment and referred quest…

Our Reporter (2022-05-18). 11 Lives were lost everyday in 2021 says Annual Crime Report. plusnews.ug An average of 11 lives were lost each day in 2021, according to an annual crime police report compiled by the Criminal Investigations Directorate. Altogether, 3, 912 lives were lost during the year through assault, poisoning, arson, shooting, domestic violence or mob action. There were 1,095 cases of assault resulting in death, followed by aggravated …

Our Reporter (2022-05-18). Ugandans shun covid-19 booster doses. plusnews.ug The majority of Uganda who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 have not received booster doses as recommended by health professionals. Records from the Ministry of Health show that more than 10.2 million people representing 48 percent of the targeted 22 m people were fully vaccinated as of April this year. However, of these, only 59,542 …

Our Reporter (2022-05-18). Musenero Attack: Speaker Threatens Action Against MP Namanya. plusnews.ug Following a video that has stormed the internet platforms today May 18 of the Rubabo County MP Naboth Namanya attacking the Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Monica Musenero on Tuesday evening. MP Namanya after MP Namanya is seen verbally attacking Dr. Musenero as she addressed journalists outside at Parliament and the Speaker of …

Anonymous669 (2022-05-18). ISIS Claims Responsibility For Deadly Attack Near Syria's Damascus. southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-05-18). Russian Reconnaissance Aircraft Was Targeted While On Mission Over Syria's Greater Idlib. southfront.org

Our Reporter (2022-05-18). MUK ivory tower cannot be ready by October says contractor. plusnews.ug The renovation of the "Ivory Tower" at Makerere University's main building will not be complete by the time of the centenary celebrations on the independence eve on October 8, the contractor has revealed. Fire gutted the historic building in September 2020 sending shockwaves across the country. The mystery fire according to a report compiled by …

Anonymous669 (2022-05-18). Russian Army Destroyed Ukrainian Smerch Heavy Rocket Launcher In Pinpoint Artillery Strike (Video). southfront.org

Tomdispatch (2022-05-18). Our Compassion for Ukrainian Victims of War was not on Offer to Iraqis or Afghans when We Invaded. juancole.com By Nan Levinson | &#1 ; ( Tomdispatch.com ) &#1 ; I've been watching this country at war for many years now and, after 9/11, began spending time with American veterans who came to disdain and actively oppose the very conflicts they were sent to fight. The paths they followed to get there and the courage it …

emptyferial Pearson, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, University of Nebraska Omaha (2022-05-18). In Midwestern schools, LGBTQ teachers face discrimination, hate and their own fears. Ferial Pearson, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, University of Nebraska Omaha

emptygretchen E. Ely, Professor of Social Work, Ph.d. Program Director, University of Tennessee (2022-05-18). Abortion: the story of suffering and death behind Ireland's ban and subsequent legalization. Gretchen E. Ely, Professor of Social Work and Ph.D. Program Director, University of Tennessee

Juan Cole (2022-05-18). Top 8 Ways to tell if you're a White Supremacist who believes in the Great Replacement. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; In the wake of the Buffalo mass murder of 10 African-American by a privileged, hateful white teen hopped up on "replacement theory," the purveyors of that moronic conspiracy theory have been on the defensive. The number 3 Republican in the House, Elise Stefanik, had her flack come out to deny …

emptykatrina Kimport, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco (2022-05-18). Less than 1% of abortions take place in the third trimester — here's why people get them. Katrina Kimport, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

emptyjohn Sullivan, Professor of Media, Communication, Muhlenberg College (2022-05-18). How corporate takeovers are fundamentally changing podcasting. John Sullivan, Professor of Media and Communication, Muhlenberg College

emptyandy Weiss, Postdoctoral Fellow In Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology, Vanderbilt University (2022-05-18). Zinc is a metal essential to life — scientists have discovered a protein that helps keep cells alive when zinc levels are low. Andy Weiss, Postdoctoral Fellow in Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University

emptynathaniel Hafer, Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine, Umass Chan Medical School (2022-05-18). Just how accurate are rapid antigen tests? Two testing experts explain the latest data. Nathaniel Hafer, Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School

emptydeepak Ray, Senior Scientist, University of Minnesota (2022-05-18). A shrinking fraction of the world's major crops goes to feed the hungry, with more used for nonfood purposes. Deepak Ray, Senior Scientist, University of Minnesota

emptyray Minniecon, Naiits Indigenous Elder, Naiits (2022-05-18). Why Indigenous communities need a seat at the table on climate. Ray Minniecon, NAIITS Indigenous Elder, NAIITS

emptyrobert C Ulin, Professor of Anthropology, Rochester Institute of Technology (2022-05-18). Some chocolate has a dark side to it — child labor. Robert C Ulin, Professor of Anthropology, Rochester Institute of Technology

emptymaha Nassar, Associate Professor In the School of Middle Eastern, North African Studies, University of Arizona (2022-05-18). How media reports of 'clashes' mislead Americans about Israeli-Palestinian violence. Maha Nassar, Associate Professor in the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University of Arizona

emptyjennifer Selin, Co-director, Washington Office, Carl Levin Center For Oversight, Democracy, Wayne State University (2022-05-18). Enforcing unprecedented subpoenas for GOP lawmakers turns on complex legal precedent going back centuries. Jennifer Selin, Co-director, Washington Office, Carl Levin Center for Oversight and Democracy, Wayne State University

matt Kasson, Associate Professor of Mycology, Plant Pathology, West Virginia University (2022-05-18). Beyond flora and fauna: Why it's time to include fungi in global conservation goals. Matt Kasson, Associate Professor of Mycology and Plant Pathology, West Virginia University

emptyjoshua Shanes, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, College of Charleston (2022-05-18). What is the Lag BaOmer pilgrimage? Joshua Shanes, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, College of Charleston

elana Bernstein, Assistant Professor of School Psychology, University of Dayton (2022-05-18). Why a US task force is recommending anxiety screening in kids 8 and older. Elana Bernstein, Assistant Professor of School Psychology, University of Dayton

emptynora Mcdonald, Assistant Professor of Information Technology, University of Cincinnati (2022-05-18). Online data could be used against people seeking abortions if Roe v. Wade falls. Nora McDonald, Assistant Professor of Information Technology, University of Cincinnati

emptyjillian Peterson, Professor of Criminal Justice, Hamline University (2022-05-18). More mass shootings are happening at grocery stores — 13% of shooters are motivated by racial hatred, criminologists find. Jillian Peterson, Professor of Criminal Justice, Hamline University

malia Jones, Scientist In Health Geography, University of Wisconsin-madison (2022-05-18). It's impossible to determine your personal COVID-19 risks and frustrating to try — but you can still take action. Malia Jones, Scientist in Health Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison

emptyroy Jones, Professor of Leadership, Counselor Education, Human, Organizational Development; Executive Director, Call Me Mister, Clemson University (2022-05-18). The fight against school segregation began in South Carolina, long before it ended with Brown v. Board. Roy Jones, Professor of Leadership, Counselor Education, Human and Organizational Development; Executive director, Call Me MISTER, Clemson University

pedro A. Noguera, Dean, Usc Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California (2022-05-18). US schools are not racially integrated, despite decades of effort. Pedro A. Noguera, Dean, USC Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California

emptycaitlin Grady, Assistant Professor of Civil, Environmental Engineering, Research Associate In the Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State (2022-05-18). Hydropower's future is clouded by droughts, floods and climate change — it's also essential to the US electric grid. Caitlin Grady, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Research Associate in the Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State

Yasmin Abusayma (2022-05-18). May assault turned lifelong dream into nightmare. electronicintifada.net A Gaza-based writer moved into her first home with her husband in May 2021, only to experience the horror of Israeli attacks around them.

_____ (2022-05-18). Massacre In Buffalo Highlights The Legacy Of Racist Violence. popularresistance.org A white racist gunman targeted and killed ten African Americans in a supermarket in an African American community in Buffalo, New York. | The 18-year-old shooter, Payton Gendron, has been heavily influenced by the white supremacist ideology of replacement theory which encourages violent attacks against African Americans and other nationalities in the United States. | According to reports, Gendron drove more than 200 miles in New York state to this location where on several occasions, he visited the store in order to map out his murderous attacks against innocent people. One witness said that he had talked to Gend…

Benay Blend (2022-05-18). 'If Only the Natives Had Stayed Silent': On Responding to Settler Colonialism. orinocotribune.com By Benay Blend &#1 ; May 12, 2022 | In an American History class that I taught at the local community college, a student made a comment that has stayed with me all these years. To paraphrase, he explained that if Native Americans had just accepted their colonized position without fighting back, there would have been no massacres of Indians. | That refusal to recognize the right of the colonized to resist makes its way into contemporary thinking, including the supposedly well-informed. Very often there is no context, no background history to explain why the oppressed resist. Instead, the journalist, academic, or w…

Chris Slee (2022-05-18). Tamils remember massacre, oppose occupation. greenleft.org.au Tamils in Melbourne marked the 2009 Mullivaikkal massacre and demanded an end to the military occupation of Tamil land. Chris Slee reports.

Chris Slee (2022-05-18). Tamils remember massacre, oppose occupation. greenleft.org.au Tamils in Melbourne marked the 2009 Mullivaikkal massacre and demanded an end to the military occupation of Tamil land. Chris Slee reports.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-05-18). Constantly on the verge of Collapse: How Palestinians became the Linchpin of Israeli Politics. juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor) &#1 ; Israel's coalition government of right-wing Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett, is on the verge of collapse, which is unsurprising. Israeli politics, after all, is among the most fractious in the world, and this particular coalition was born out of the obsessive desire to dethrone Israel's former leader, Benjamin Netanyahu. While Netanyahu …

Fight Back (2022-05-18). Milwaukee Palestinians and allies rally to call for liberation and justice for Shireen Abu Akleh. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – May 15 marked the 74th anniversary of the Nakba, the day that Zionist paramilitaries began the violent removal of Palestinians from a majority of their historic homeland. Various organizations in Milwaukee, led primarily by American Muslims for Palestine and Students for Justice in Palestine, hosted a rally near the lakefront downtown to commemorate the tragedy that drew over 100 people. The event was co-sponsored by a variety of faith-based organizations representing Muslims, Christians and Jews. | The speakers also used the time to condemn the Israeli Defense Forces assassination of prominent Pa…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-05-18). Mexico Talks Set to Resume (+Alex Saab). orinocotribune.com With the search for new approaches, a preparatory meeting was held to resume the dialogue between the Venezuelan government and a portion of the opposition in Mexico, also known as the Mexico Talks, reported the president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Jorge Rodríguez. | The deputy shared through his Twitter account a photograph from a meeting held with Gerardo Blyde, the spokesperson designated by the opposition to head the delegation at the negotiating table. | "In my capacity as representative of the delegation of the Venezuelan government for the dialogue processes, I have held a meeting with Gerardo Blyde…

Peter Certo (2022-05-18). In OtherWords: May 18, 2022. otherwords.org It's been a week of difficult news. This week in OtherWords, our authors do their best to help make sense of it. | In the wake of the racist mass murder in Buffalo, Meanwhile, as the U.S. death toll from COVID-19…

Kevin Mwanza (2022-05-18). American Deaths From Covid Cross 1 Million: Will There Ever Be Accountability? moguldom.com Covid deaths have surpassed 1 million Americans, making the U.S. the first country in the world to reach the dreaded milestone of reported cases, according to a May 12 announcement by President Joe Biden. The death toll raises the question of whether there will be an inquiry into the deaths, the worst ever tragedy in …

____ (2022-05-18). Beijing reports 49 new local COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn Beijing reported 49 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases between 3 p.m. Tuesday and 3 p.m. Wednesday, said Liu Xiaofeng, deputy director of the Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control at a press conference on Wednesday.

____ (2022-05-18). Baby formula shortage throws U.S. families into panic. ecns.cn The recall of several major brands of baby formula by U.S. company Abbott Nutrition due to safety concerns has panicked parents and caregivers across the country, at a time when COVID-induced supply chain disruptions have already made nutrition products scarce on the market.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-18). EE.UU. sobrepasa el millón de muertes por la Covid-19. telesurtv.net Estados Unidos tiene el mayor número de muertes reportadas por el coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 a nivel mundial.

____ (2022-05-18). 18 pets discharged from Shanghai's first 'makeshift shelter for animals'. ecns.cn A total of 18 pets was discharged from the temporary shelter Tuesday. The makeshift shelter was set up to receive pets whose owners were infected with COVID-19.

____ (2022-05-18). Racing against time and virus, China merits global confidence. ecns.cn Shanghai has cut off the community transmission in the latest resurgence of COVID-19 infections in all districts, as businesses began to resume operation starting Monday.

Xiaolu Sun (2022-05-18). White House warns of COVID surge this winter. america.cgtn.com The White House says the United States has seen a threefold increase in COVID-19 cases over the past month. Health officials say more support is needed to make sure there isn't a new even worse spike in the coming months. CGTN's Caroline Malone reports from …

imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-18). Podcast: HIV vaccine progress, COVID and brains, and saving Brazil's forests. imperial.ac.uk In this edition: We hear how close we are to an HIV vaccine, how severe COVID-19 affects brain power, and how one ecologist is saving Brazil's forests…

teleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-05-18). Chile refuerza protocolos anticovid tras incremento de casos. telesurtv.net La ministra de Salud, María Begoña Yarza, enfatizó que mantener la vacunación al día es uno de los pilares fundamentales para enfrentar la pandemia…

____ (2022-05-18). Beijing getting to grips with latest outbreak. ecns.cn Nearly half of the patients in the latest COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing had been discharged from hospital as of Tuesday afternoon, a senior official said.

Staff (2022-05-18). Llama Díaz-Canel a mantener nivel de inmunización anti-COVID-19. cubadebate.cu Para seguir teniendo bajo control la epidemia de la COVID-19 como hasta ahora, hay que mantener el nivel de inmunización que tenemos, y eso se logra sobre la base de los refuerzos, reconoció hoy en Twitter Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba y Presidente de la República.

Abortion is Healthcare (2022-05-18). Signs, Symbols, Costumes at San Francisco Reproductive Justice March. indybay.org San Francisco is a free speech town and San Franciscans are at their finest at a march like the one of May 14.

_____ (2022-05-18). Biodiversity Solutions Also Fight Climate Change. popularresistance.org Mass extinction lurks beneath the surface of the sea. That was the dire message from a study published in April in the journal Science, which found that continuing to emit greenhouse gases unchecked could trigger a mass die-off of ocean animals that rivals the worst extinction events in Earth's history. | The findings serve as just the latest reminder that climate change and biodiversity loss are interconnected crises — even if they're rarely addressed in tandem by policymakers. | Toward that point, the Science study came with a dose of hopeful news: Action to curb greenhouse gas emissions and keep warming…

_____ (2022-05-18). For Biden's Summit Of The Americas, Obama's Handshake With Raúl Castro Shows the Way. popularresistance.org On May 16, the Biden administration announced new measures to "increase support for the Cuban people." They included easing travel restrictions and helping Cuban-Americans support and connect with their families. They mark a step forward but a baby step, given that most U.S. sanctions on Cuba remain in place. Also in place is a ridiculous Biden administration policy of trying to isolate Cuba, as well as Nicaragua and Venezuela, from the rest of the hemisphere by excluding them from the upcoming Summit of the Americas that will take place in June in Los Angeles. | This is the first time since its inaugural gatheri…

_____ (2022-05-18). Only A People's Monetary Reset Can Prevent A Feudalistic Technocracy. popularresistance.org Fortunately for the United States, our national debt is in U.S. dollars. As former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan once observed, "The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that. So there is zero probability of default." | Paying government debt by just printing the money was the innovative solution of the cash-strapped American colonial governments. The problem was that it tended to be inflationary. The paper scrip they issued was considered an advance against future taxes, but it was easier to issue the money than to tax it back, and over-issuing devalued the curr…

_____ (2022-05-18). Oregon Starbucks Workers Go On Strike Against Union Busting. popularresistance.org Starbucks workers at a location in Eugene, Oregon went on strike on Tuesday to protest the union busting at their location and the unlawful firing of three organizers. | The workers at this Starbucks store voted 17-0 in favor of unionizing. They are part of the massive Starbucks unionization wave, with 70 other stores nationwide winning union elections and over 250 stores filing to unionize. Starbucks, however, is doing everything it can to stop this wave. As Starbucks Workers United described in a statement: "Starbucks has continued to cut workers' hours, coerce them into voting against union representation by m…

_____ (2022-05-18). Rapid Grocery Delivery Service Buyk Accused Of Wage Theft. popularresistance.org In early March, 28-year-old Michael Perez received an alarming email from one of his co-workers at Buyk, the Russian-funded, New York City-based ultra-fast grocery app. | Because of the severe sanctions against Russia, the letter announced, the company had lost access to its investors and was forced to furlough 98 percent of its workforce. For Perez, the letter was just one more disappointment in a long string he had experienced working for the company. | "I was at a loss of words, to be honest," said Perez, who worked as a delivery person. "I try to make the best with the company, but I just kept getting disappo…

_____ (2022-05-18). Trial Of Ola Bini Resumes In Ecuador. popularresistance.org The much-awaited trial of Swedish software developer and digital rights activist Ola Bini resumed in Ecuador on Monday, May 16. The current leg of the trial against Bini is continuing with the proceedings from an earlier three-day session that was held in January this year. The ongoing session will be on till Friday, May 20 and is expected to conclude the trial portion of the proceedings. | The trial began after more than five hours of delay as the translator assigned for Bini arrived late to the court due to a reported misunderstanding. Bini has been charged with one count of illegal, non-consensual access to a…

Julie Hollar (2022-05-18). If You Watch TV or Use the Internet, You Want a Functional FCC. otherwords.org Most Americans don't think much about the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC. But if you watch TV, use the internet, or own a phone, it plays a major role in your life. | The FCC regulates the airwaves, including the corporations that own your local TV and radio stations. And it plays an important role in making sure the Internet is open, free, secure, and accessible to all — or not. | The FCC is currently deadlocked with four members. Without a fifth, the agency is largely nonfunctional —which is just peachy for the corporations it's meant to regulate. | President Biden has nominated open medi…

Staff (2022-05-18). Mali Coup d'État Thwarted by Wagner Group's Russian Fighters. orinocotribune.com Mali has informed of the failed coup attempt and the role that the Russian private military company Wagner played in disrupting said plot. | On Monday, May 16, the government of Mali announced that on May 12 a group of local soldiers, foreign mercenaries and units from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member countries tried to organize a coup in the African country. | However, according to various reports, thanks to soldiers from the private military company Wagner stationed in Mali, the coup attempt was thwarted. | According to the Malian government statement, those involved in the coup have been ar…

Editor (2022-05-18). No half measures, cancel all student loan debt. mronline.org The material benefits of this pause to student loan payments are not something to be taken lightly. But considering the pause has clearly helped borrowers survive, the question for the Biden administration is simple: Why not make it permanent, and cancel all student debt?>

Ann Brown (2022-05-18). Crypto Is Not Private Or Anonymous: Here Are The IRS Weapons To Track Crypto Holdings And Activity. moguldom.com Anonymity is one of the reasons many crypto enthusiasts say they favor digital assets but it turns out crypto is not private or anonymous — just ask the Internal Revenue Service. The tax agency is tracking your crypto holdings and activities. Most federal law enforcement agencies employ experts adept at tracing cryptocurrency, and they're using …

Ann Brown (2022-05-18). Calls Go Out On Twitter For FBI To Question Christian Preacher Who Threatened Another MAGA Insurrection: 'You Can't Be Christian And A Democrat'. moguldom.com Tennessee pastor Greg Locke recently threatened another MAGA insurrection, declaring to his congregation, "You ain't seen insurrection yet." Evoking the pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, the pastor at Global Vision Bible Church made the inflammatory statement on May 15 during a sermon in Mount Juliet, 17 miles east of downtown …

Ann Brown (2022-05-18). Pro-Reparations Summer Lee Wins Pennsylvania DNC Primary, Fights Off Heavy AIPAC Funding, Dem Party Establishment. moguldom.com Former labor organizer Summer Lee, 34, came out on top in the Pennsylvania 12th Congressional District Democratic primary on May 17, narrowly leading against DNC establishment favorite Steve Irwin in a tight race. While the race is still too close to call, the pro-reparations progressive candidate Lee, 34, has declared victory. Irwin, a 62-year-old business and …

Ann Brown (2022-05-18). Who Is Cicley Gay? New BLM Board Chair Leans Into Accountability Questions And Future Of BLM. moguldom.com Amid the controversy over the use of millions of dollars in donations, Black Lives Matter quietly changed its leadership staff. Philanthropic strategist Cicley Gay has stepped in as the activist organization's new chairwoman. Black Lives Matter co-founder and former executive director Patrisse Cullors stepped down in May 2021 as questions arose over her using $6 …

Dana Sanchez (2022-05-18). Walmart Stock Falls 11 Percent In A Single Day: 'We See Switching From Gallons Of Milk To Half Gallons'. moguldom.com The stock price for the world's second-largest retailer, Walmart, fell by 11 percent on Tuesday, May 17, after the company reported lower-than-expected earnings in the first quarter — its worst single-session decline since 1987 — as rising costs for food, fuel and wages weighed on profits. While Walmart's revenue was up 3 percent in Q1, …

Dana Sanchez (2022-05-18). Target Stock Crashes 25% After Walmart Crash: What Are Big Retailers Saying About Inflation And The Coming Downturn? moguldom.com Target, the eighth-largest retail chain in the U.S., saw its stock plunge 25 percent on Wednesday after announcing a drop in profit for the first quarter of 2022. Its results were "eerily similar" to the top U.S. retailer Walmart, whose Q1 earnings were reported Tuesday, helping to push its stock price down 11 percent. Walmart …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-18). Are Toxic, Hyper-Trauma Social Media Keeping You Distracted, Depressed And Sick? moguldom.com Heavy social media use has been linked to depression, anxiety, illness and lack of focus, according to several studies. Users who took a one-week break from social media experienced reduced depression and anxiety, according to a study published on May 6, Bloomberg reported. Researchers at the University of Bath followed 154 people age 18 to …

Kevin Mwanza (2022-05-18). Morgan Stanley And Goldman Sachs Put Out Bearish Research Notes On American Stock Market. moguldom.com After bouncing on Tuesday, the U.S. stock market traded sharply lower on Wednesday, May 18 as retail giants Walmart and Target reported lower-than-expected first-quarter earnings. U.S. stocks could correct further amid mounting concerns over slowing growth and lower earnings, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. The stock market has had one of …

____ (2022-05-18). Global military, defense leaders attending Hawaii conference include army chiefs of 3 ASEAN nations, Mongolia, Australia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hawaii News NowMay 17, 2022 Military heads from the around the globe gather in Hawaii for defense conference Military service members from around the globe are attending the Association of the U.S. Army's LANPAC Symposium and Expo at the Sheraton Waikiki this week. About 2,000 U.S. and foreign military leaders and defense contractors are there, …

____ (2022-05-18). Japan's top military commander to attend NATO military chiefs meeting for first time. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Nikkei AsiaMay 18, 2022 Japan's top uniformed officer to attend 1st NATO military chiefs meetingTokyo ramps up engagement with alliance along with Asia-Pacific partners The highest-ranking uniformed officer in Japan's Self-Defense Forces will attend a NATO Military Chiefs of Defense meeting for the first time Thursday, according to the Ministry of Defense, as Tokyo seeks …

____ (2022-05-18). Belgrade in collapse: "A special war is being waged against Serbia" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Tanjug News AgencyMay 16, 2022 Belgrade in collapse: "A special war is being waged against Serbia" All false reports about the planted bombs were sent from servers abroad, the media report. It is a Proton e-mail service, according to the media, and they add that it is very difficult to track down the senders of …

____ (2022-05-18). Brussels: top Georgian commander meets with NATO, EU military committees, Moldovan counterpart. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 18, 2022 Georgian Defence Forces Chief, NATO Military Committee Chair discuss military cooperation Priorities and future prospects of the NATO-Georgia military cooperation were discussed on Wednesday in a meeting between Major General Giorgi Matiashvili, the Chief of the Georgian Defence Forces, and Admiral Rob Bauer, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee. Matiashvili thanked …

____ (2022-05-18). Mediterranean, Baltic: U.S. nuclear carrier group, amphibious assault ship put under NATO command. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMay 18, 2022 US carrier group, amphibious assault ship placed under NATO command The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier strike group and other US naval vessels have come under NATO command as part of a series of major military drills in the Baltic, Adriatic and Mediterranean Seas. In the Mediterranean, the US carrier group …

____ (2022-05-18). NATO headquarters: Finland, Sweden submit membership application letters. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMay 18, 2022 Finland and Sweden on Wednesday morning (18 May 2022) simultaneously handed in their official letters of application to join NATO. The letters were conveyed by the Finnish Ambassador to NATO Klaus Korhonen and respectively, the Swedish Ambassador to NATO Axel Wernhoff, to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the Alliance's Brussels headquarters. …

____ (2022-05-18). Pentagon forges U.S.-South Korea-Japan alliance against North Korea, Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Department of DefenseMay 18, 2022 Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Lee Jong-sup Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke with Republic of Korea (ROK) Minister of National Defense Lee Jong-sup today. Secretary Austin reaffirmed the ironclad U.S. commitment to the …

____ (2022-05-18). Pentagon partnering with Azerbaijan in Caspian, Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyMay 18, 2022 Embassy: U.S. Embassy is proud to partner for Azerbaijan to bolster maritime security on the Caspian Sea "Today Ambassador Litzenberger welcomed a delegation from the U.S. European Command Joint Interagency Counter Trafficking Center to discuss Department of Defense security cooperation with Azerbaijan," US Embassy in Azerbaijan wrote… "The U.S. Embassy …

____ (2022-05-18). NATO strengthens cyber warfare ties with Bosnia, Georgia, claiming imminent Russian attacks. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com AzertagMay 18, 2022 NATO strengthens Bosnia and Herzegovina's defense capabilities against cyberattacks NATO has strengthened Bosnia and Herzegovina's defense against cyberattacks. AZERTAC reports that Mircea GeoanƒÉ, deputy secretary general of NATO, has said about it. He noted that NATO has strengthened Georgia's defense capabilities [along?> with Bosnia and Herzegovina, including defense against cyberattacks. Stressing the …

____ (2022-05-18). Stoltenberg: Georgia key asset in Black Sea, global campaigns. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 18, 2022 Georgian PM, NATO Sec Gen discuss Georgia's Euro-Atlantic aspirations Georgia's Euro-Atlantic aspiration as a top priority of the country's foreign and security policy was discussed on Wednesday during a meeting between the Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Garibashvili stressed the close cooperation of his Government with …

Fight Back (2022-05-18). How frame-ups work: The Antony Gay trial. fightbacknews.org Peoria, IL – The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) brought a dozen activists from Chicago to Peoria, Illinois May 16 for the opening of the federal trial of Anthony Gay. Gay had previously defeated the charges when, in an historic trial, he won a hung jury representing himself. He is facing the same assistant U.S. attorneys and federal judge. | The charge against Gay is that he is a felon and had a firearm. | During the proceedings, Gay pointed out that there is no physical evidence of him having a firearm. There was a pistol found by the Rock Island police in the vicinity where t…

It's Going Down (2022-05-18). "On Many Fronts": Why One Atlanta Resident Is Fighting to Stop Cop City. itsgoingdown.org On Tuesday, May 17th, Atlanta police, backed by a phalanx of other state and federal law enforcement, including "DeKalb Police, the Georgia State Patrol, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation," invaded the Weelaunee forest, also known as the Atlanta forest. In the face of militant resistance, police cut down trees…

It's Going Down (2022-05-18). "On Many Fronts": Why One Atlanta Resident Is Fighting to Stop Cop City. itsgoingdown.org On Tuesday, May 17th, Atlanta police, backed by a phalanx of other state and federal law enforcement, including "DeKalb Police, the Georgia State Patrol, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation," invaded the Weelaunee forest, also known as the Atlanta forest. In the face of militant resistance, police cut down trees…

Staff (2022-05-18). Con Filo: Con la justicia y la razón. cubadebate.cu La maquinaria en torno a las nuevas medidas del gobierno estadounidense en lo que a Cuba concierne, las leyes aprobadas por la Asamblea Nacional, la manipulación respecto a la vigilia y el duelo en Cuba y la pretendida imagen de una "Habana explosiva" tras los lamentables sucesos del hotel Saratoga fueron algunos de los temas que el proograma Con Filo puso sobre la mesa este martes.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-18). Rusia expulsa a diplomáticos de España, Italia, Francia y Finlandia. telesurtv.net Moscú responde a acciones similares tomadas por Madrid, Roma, París y Helsinki; en medio del conflicto actual en Ucrania.

Staff (2022-05-18). Iraq preparing pipelines to import Iranian gas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The Ministry of Electricity of Iraq said that it is preparing a pipeline inside the country over the next three days to import Iranian gas.

Gustav Viktor Smigielski, Heinrich Frei (2022-05-18). The Great Reboot and Investing in Death. indybay.org The World Economic Forum (WEF) continues to propagate a highly hierarchized society in which the most powerful actors decide how society should develop – far removed from democratic processes. The class of owners wants to expand its influence through the corporations it owns and make it quasi-legal. The US is now spending $100K per minute on new nuclear weapons!

teleSUR, JGN (2022-05-18). Ciclón Yakecan deja a 800 mil brasileños sin electricidad. telesurtv.net El fenómeno atmosférico provocó la muerte de una persona en Uruguay, mientras que en Brasil se reporta un desaparecido.

Alex Bainbridge (2022-05-18). Will Labor in government abandon the paternalistic cashless welfare card? greenleft.org.au What will happen to the pernicious cashless debit card scheme after the election? Labor has promised to make the scheme voluntary and the Coalition claims not to have a plan to expand it. But can either be trusted? Alex Bainbridge and Vivien Miley report.

The Climate Communications Initiative (2022-05-18). Thursday 6/23: Water Justice: Providing Safe & Equitable Water Access in U.S. w/ Climate Change. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-18). Relatora de la ONU pide a EE.UU. levantar sanciones a Irán. telesurtv.net En conferencia de prensa en Teherán, la alta funcionaria de la ONU ha tachado de "injustificadas" las sanciones unilaterales de EE.UU. contra Irán.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Ear infections after swimming. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I swim for exercise and relaxation. I try to get in the pool about three times a week. Recently, I have begun to have episodes where it feels like water is still in my ear. Then my ear becomes red and painful. A friend suggested I might have swimmer's ear. Is this something that is easy to treat? Do I need to stop swimming? ANSWER: Swimmer's ear is an infection in the outer ear…

Tides of Change (2022-05-18). Monday 5/23: Environmental Youth Summit 2022: A Call to Action for Climate Change. indybay.org Ohlone College Smith Center auditorium, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont 94539 | Tickets are FREE.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: Muskmelons are full of flavor, nutrients. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org They might have a smelly-sounding name, but muskmelons, like cantaloupes and honeydew, are actually sweet fruits full of flavor and nutrients. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/v5e-9ENHcjY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. "Muskmelon is an overarching term that includes cantaloupe and honeydew. These fruits provide a wealth of health benefits, including antioxidant support for your immune system. They…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Ask the Mayo Mom: Polycystic kidney disease can affect children, too. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Polycystic kidney disease is an inherited disorder where clusters of cysts develop within the kidneys, causing the kidneys to enlarge and lose function over time. The cysts, which are noncancerous sacs containing fluid, vary in size, and they can grow to be large. This disorder can occur in children and adults. The two main types of polycystic kidney disease, caused by different genetic flaws, are: Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). Signs and symptoms of ADPKD often develop…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine graduates to ease physician shortage in Florida and around the country. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Jacksonville, FL — Medical students from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, a national medical school, are taking part in the first tri-site commencement this year. The first full cohort of students from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine — Florida Campus are graduating on Sunday, May 15. This innovative program allows students to complete their first two years of didactic study in Arizona or Minnesota and finish the final two years of clinical study…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-18). Iran-Ghana annual trade could reach $1 billion. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The volume of economic cooperation and trade exchanges between Iran and Ghana will reach one billion dollars by the time the eighth meeting joint economic summit is held, according to the Iranian agriculture minister Wedneday.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-18). Argentina desarrolla el Censo 2022. telesurtv.net Aunque esta es la jornada censal, ya más de la mitad de los núcleos han completado vía digital el cuestionario del censo.

____ (2022-05-18). Expanding trade with Africa priority of Iran's foreign policy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Iran's First Vice President said that developing trade and economic relations with African countries is top priority in the Iranian foreign policy.

Staff (2022-05-18). Resistance achieved elections victory despite threats, siege. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Hezbollah Secretary-General said that the parliamentary election victory was achieved by the Resistance and its allies despite all the antagonistic propaganda and the US economic sanctions, threats and siege.

Staff (2022-05-18). What Turkey wants from Sweden, Finland in NATO expansion spat. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — As Turkey threatens to block bids to join NATO by Sweden and Finland, three senior Turkish officials spoke about what their government is looking to achieve with the high-stakes brinkmanship.

____ (2022-05-18). Serbia under enormous pressure from EU/NATO states — president. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Tanjug News AgencyMay 18, 2022 Vucic: Pressure on Serbia over Kosovo-Metohija extremely high Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Wednesday Serbia was in a specific situation when it comes to all developments regarding Kosovo-Metohija and that extreme pressure over the issue had led him to hold a meeting with Serbian Orthodox Church archbishops to hear …

Staff (2022-05-18). Cossío: Las medidas anunciadas no son un cambio radical de la política de EE.UU. hacia Cuba (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Sobre el impacto de las recientes medidas anunciadas por el Gobierno de Estados Unidos hacia Cuba y su alcance real, habló en la Mesa Redonda de este martes el viceministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Cuba, Carlos Fernández de Cossío. "Faltan por ver cuáles son las regulaciones mediante las cuales se van a implementar las medidas anunciadas, lo cual puede demorar días o meses", acotó.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Science Saturday: Using metal detectors to ward off wayward specimens. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Histology Laboratory in Mayo Clinic's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology processes more than 350,000 paraffin-embedded blocks every year as lab staff prepare tissue slides for pathologists to evaluate. Each of those blocks represents a patient waiting for answers. Although lost specimens within the Histology Lab are rare — less than one-half of 1% are ever misplaced — if even one specimen goes missing, it has the potential to be devastating for that patient. "We're aiming for zero….

____ (2022-05-18). Xi talks with Philippine president-elect over phone on ties. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping had a phone conversation with Philippine President-elect Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos on Wednesday morning on bilateral ties and regional development.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-18). Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. at Negro Bar State Historic Park. indybay.org Enslaved and Free, people of African Descent played a profound role in authentic California History. US Army Corp of Topographical Engineers led by John C. Fremont testimony shows the placement of the "African Founding Father of California" and so many "hidden figures" soon valued and preserved at Negro Bar State Historic Park in a good way. Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar, Gold Mining Towns on the way to California Statehood, September 9, 1850.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-05-18). Congreso del estado mexicano de Guerrero despenaliza aborto. telesurtv.net Uno de los argumentos fundamentales presentados señala que el estado ocupa el cuarto lugar nacional en número de decesos por abortos clandestinos.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-05-18). Reportan secuestro de una veintena de pasajeros en Haití. telesurtv.net Retienen a comerciantes que regresaban de la ciudad de Ouanaminthe, fronteriza con República Dominicana.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-18). Premio Princesa de Asturias reconoce a arqueólogo mexicano. telesurtv.net El arqueólogo Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, uno de los mayores conocedores del mundo prehispánico, fue reconocido en la categoría de Ciencias Sociales.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-18). Brasil invitará a un centenar de observadores a las elecciones. telesurtv.net El funcionario del TSE alertó de posibles ataques a los órganos electorales en medio de un clima polarizador.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). 9 Mayo hospitals earn 'A' grades for patient safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Nine Mayo Clinic hospitals scored the highest safety marks from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization that collects and analyzes data to help patients choose their preferred health care destinations. These Mayo Clinic hospitals earned "A" grades for patient safety: Arizona Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona. Florida Mayo Clinic Hospital in Florida. Rochester Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester. Mayo Clinic Health System Albert Lea and Austin, Minnesota.Eau Claire, Wisconsin.Fairmont, Minnesota.La…

Build Housing Not Hotels Action Team (2022-05-18). Saturday 6/4: Build Housing Not a Hotel: Protest~Rally~Festival. indybay.org Santa Cruz Community Credit Union building, 324 Front Street, Santa Cruz…

Staff (2022-05-18). Accidente de tránsito en Jatibonico, Sancti Spírirtus, deja un fallecido y 3 lesionados. cubadebate.cu Un accidente de tránsito en el kilómetro 413 de la Carretera Central a la entrada de los elevados en Jatibonico, Sancti Spíritus, acaba de ser reportado a través de las redes sociales. Hasta el momento se reportan 3 lesionados y un fallecido.

____ (2022-05-18). China's northernmost province sees robust trade growth. ecns.cn Heilongjiang, China's northernmost province, saw its foreign trade in goods grow 34.1 percent year on year to 77.77 billion yuan (about 11.5 billion U.S. dollars) in the first four months of this year, customs data showed.

Rich Murphy (2022-05-18). Study shows impact of legislators in far-right groups on U.S. politics. america.cgtn.com A study released on Friday, May 13, by the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights (IREHR), a group that tracks far-right efforts in penetrating U.S. state politics revealed some of the growing ties between far-right groups and state legislators.

____ (2022-05-18). Iran determined to enhance trade coop. with African states. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 19 (MNA) — Iranian ambassadors to African states in an online meeting with Iran Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy explored avenues for resolving barriers to the growth of country's economic cooperation with African countries.

____ (2022-05-18). Biden denounces white supremacy after Buffalo mass shooting. ecns.cn U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday denounced white supremacy in a visit to the city of Buffalo in New York, where a gunman killed 10 people and injured three others, 11 of them African Americans.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-05-18). Suecia y Finlandia entregan solicitudes de ingreso a la OTAN. telesurtv.net El secretario general de la OTAN afirmó que la solicitud de ambos países llega en un momento crítico de seguridad.

____ (2022-05-18). Saudis violate ceasefire in Yemen 121 times in day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Saudi-led coalition and its affiliated armed elements violated the ceasefire in Yemen at least 121 times in the past 24 hours.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-18). Gremio portuario de Uruguay extiende paro ante despidos. telesurtv.net Luego de reunirse este miércoles en la mañana, los representantes de los portuarios volverán a verse con las autoridades.

____ (2022-05-18). (W.E. Talk) Zhang Yonghe: Why shouldn't the label of 'Genocide' be put on China's Xinjiang?>. ecns.cn Individual politicians and media in the United States and the West have once again hyped up Xinjiang-related issues for some time. "Genocide does not and will never exist in China", said Zhang Yonghe, executive dean of the Human Rights Research Institute of Southwest University of Political Science and Law.

4reproductiverights (2022-05-18). Look Who's Marching in Mountain View. indybay.org March starting point was Caltrain Station and ending point was Gateway Park. Time to line the ECR! | Mountain View, CA…

Group 4 (2022-05-18). Diversion Program Impacts on Recidivism Rates In Sonoma County. indybay.org Our research examines how youth diversion programs are positively impacting recidivism rates among Sonoma County.

Staff (2022-05-18). 'No one is home' to vie at Nickel Independent Film Festival. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Written and directed by Meysam Shamsi, the Iranian short film 'No one is home' is set to be screened at Canada's Nickel Independent Film Festival.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Springtime allergies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I love the changing seasons and am looking forward to the warmer days of spring. Unfortunately, I am often miserable because of seasonal allergies. What can I do to keep the box of tissues at bay and enjoy the springtime weather? ANSWER: As we flip the calendars to April and May, spring is in the air. Warmer springtime temperatures mean that trees bud, flowers bloom and grass grows. And people often are more active…

Staff (2022-05-18). Sesiona X Encuentro Internacional Justicia y Derecho 2022. cubadebate.cu "Cuba es y seguirá siendo un baluarte de dignidad en la garantía de los derechos individuales", afirmó el presidente del Tribunal Supremo Popular de la isla, Rubén Remigio, al inaugurar el X Encuentro Internacional Justicia y Derecho 2022 en el Palacio de Convenciones de La Habana.

____ (2022-05-18). International Museum Day: Fascinating relics in China's museums. ecns.cn Meet the 10 fascinating cultural relics in China's museums on the International Museum Day,…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-18). The World Conference of Mayors, Johnny Ford leads a Trade Delegation to San Diego. indybay.org Honorable Johnny Ford, Secretary General of The World Conference of Mayors will lead a Delegation to San Diego, California for Africa Unity Week and Collaboration Conference, at the Hilton Bayfront San Diego, California.

____ (2022-05-18). Animal heads looted from the Old Summer Palace displayed in Nanjing museum. ecns.cn A special exhibition featuring the bronze heads of zodiac animals looted from the royal garden at the Old Summer Palace by Anglo-French allied forces in 1860 kicked off in Nanjing on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-05-18). Presidente de Guatemala tampoco irá a Cumbre de las Américas. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Guatemala anunció este martes que no asistirá a la Cumbre de las Américas que se realizará en Los àÅngeles en junio, mientras mandatarios como los de México y Bolivia han condicionado su presencia en el foro. "No me van a invitar a la cumbre. De todos modos yo mandé a decir que no voy a ir", sostuvo el gobernante.

Staff (2022-05-18). Now it's up to Iran to demonstrate its seriousness in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — US State Department spokesman Ned Price once again threw the ball into Iran's court, saying that it is now up to Iran to demonstrate its seriousness in Vienna talks.

____ (2022-05-18). 244m-year-old reptile's tail longest of its kind. ecns.cn In the world of reptiles, the size of the tail matters. Some species use their long tails for balance, such as the Asian grass lizard and the green basilisk, while marine reptiles use their tails for propulsion and maneuverability.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-05-18). INDH de Chile no presentará demandas por las protestas de 2019. telesurtv.net EL INDH sostiene que no hay indicios suficientes de que se haya promovido una política estatal para generar daños a gran escala en la población.

Staff (2022-05-18). Grupo Síntesis de Cuba estrenará Ancestros Sinfónico el 27 de mayo. cubadebate.cu La agrupación cubana Síntesis estrenará en plataformas digitales el disco "Ancestros Sinfónico" el próximo 27 de mayo, anunció la Asociación Hermanos Saíz en la red social Twitter. Según compartió la entidad cultural, muchas son las expectativas alrededor de este álbum que tiene el sello de la familia Alfonso integrada por Carlos Alfonso, Ele Valdés y los hermanos Equis y Eme Alfonso.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-18). Hombres y mujeres ganarán igual en el futbol de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Los dos convenios colectivos, que se extienden hasta 2028, logran la igualdad salarial a través de términos económicos idénticos.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-18). Meeting between Iran VP, Ghana tourism minister. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The Iranian first Vice President Mohammad Mokhber held a meeting with visiting Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Ghana's Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture at the presidential compound in the Iranian capital on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-05-18). Explosion reported in eastern Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — News sources reported that an explosion hit the Iraqi province of Diyala in the east of the country.

imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-18). Monkeypox outbreak – an Imperial expert explains. imperial.ac.uk The UK Health Security Agency is investigating four new cases of monkeypox in the UK. There are now a total of six confirmed cases.

____ (2022-05-18). Technology cuts wait times for nucleic acid testing. ecns.cn A new mini-program in WeChat is relieving people from the pain of long queues at nucleic acid testing sites in Beijing's Zhongguancun, a subdistrict renowned for its high-tech companies and also known as China's Silicon Valley.

Staff (2022-05-18). Presidente de Irán recibe a vice primer ministro de Cuba. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Irán, Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, recibió al vice primer ministro de Cuba, Ricardo Cabrisas, y patentizaron el interés de fortalecer lazos bilaterales y enfrentar la hostilidad de Estados Unidos. Cabrisas se encuentra de visita oficial en esta capital en el contexto de la XVIII Sesión de la Comisión Intergubernamental Cuba—Irán.

Staff (2022-05-18). "Será que se acabó", de Alexander Abreu y Havana D' Primera, Gran Premio Cubadisco 2022. cubadebate.cu El álbum "Será que se acabó", de Alexander Abreu y Havana D' Primera, se alzó con el Gran Premio Cubadisco 2022, además de dos reconocimientos en las categorías de Música bailable y Diseño de Sonido. Este fonograma, coproducción entre los estudios Abdala y la compañía catalana Páfata, contiene canciones que fueron éxitos en los años 80 y 90 del pasado siglo.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-18). Iraq /Users/solar/Dropbox/_data/_xp/s complaint against Turkey's incursion at UNSC. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 19 (MNA) — The Iraq representative to the UN said his country has /Users/solar/Dropbox/_data/_xp/d an official complaint to the UN Security Council against Turkey, calling for the withdrawal all Turkish troops from its territory in the north.

Staff (2022-05-18). Celebra Cuba Día Internacional de los Museos. cubadebate.cu "Muchas felicidades a quienes de una forma u otra contribuyen al funcionamiento de los museos en Cuba", expresó en Twitter el primer ministro cubano Manuel Marrero Cruz, a propósito de celebrarse este miércoles el Día Internacional de los Museos. Este 2022 el tema es "El poder de los museos" y se reflexiona sobre la idea de que los museos tienen el poder de transformar el mundo.

Staff (2022-05-18). Embajador de China en Cuba: Compartimos principios en defensa de la cooperación, la paz y la seguridad internacional. cubadebate.cu Cuba y China comparten principios y posturas en defensa de la cooperación, la paz y la seguridad internacional, afirmó en conferencia de prensa el embajador de la nación asiática, Ma Hui. El diplomático definió las relaciones bilaterales con tres palabras: confianza, cooperación y cariño.

Stan Cox (2022-05-18). Onslaught of the Oily Authoritarians. commondreams.org The only realistic course is to protect the electoral process despite all its flaws, ensure universal voting rights, and push harder than ever to make this country what it has never been: a multiracial, pluralistic democracy.

Bridgette Wilkerson (2022-05-18). Saturday 5/21: 20-Year Anniversary Alumni Performance Event. indybay.org Kapwa Gardens | 967 Mission St, San Francisco…

Staff (2022-05-18). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on May 18. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, May 18.

teleSUR, JL (2022-05-18). Delegados de Gobierno venezolano y oposición sostienen reunión. telesurtv.net Rodríguez aseveró que el Gobierno mantiene su agenda de diálogo bajo el principio de la no injerencia.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-18). Turkey blocks negotiations on Finland, Sweden's NATO entry. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Turkey has blocked NATO's decision to process requests by Finland and Sweden to join the bloc, media have reported.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Managing nosebleeds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter seems to be prone to nosebleeds, and I am unsure why. She is 19 and has allergies. Over the past few months, she has experienced several nosebleeds that lasted a long time. She has had no trauma to her nose. Why does this happen, and how can I help her? ANSWER: At some point, almost everyone will experience a nosebleed, also known as epistaxis. They are fairly common, especially during dry winter…

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-18). Cerca de mil nacionalistas ucranianos se rinden en Azovstal. telesurtv.net Las fuerzas de Defensa también interceptaron ocho proyectiles de lanzacohetes múltiples Smerch en la provincia de Járkov.

Staff (2022-05-18). Foreign ship carrying 550K smuggled fuel seized in PG (VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — A foreign vessel carrying thousands of liters of smuggled fuel was seized in the waters of the Persian Gulf.

____ (2022-05-18). Applications for car permits required to leave Shanghai. ecns.cn Shanghai police said on Wednesday that people who need to leave the city by driving car must apply for a permit, which will be valid for six hours starting from the stipulated departure time.

Staff (2022-05-18). Iran SCOCOEX Conference and Exhibition to be held in July. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The 1st conference and exhibition of economic cooperation opportunities of the member countries, supervisors and "dialogue partners "of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization "SCO "and Iran's neighbors will be held.

Staff (2022-05-18). VIDEO: Iranian mountaineer conquers Mount Everest. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Aziz Abdi, a 63-year-old Iranian mountaineer, conquered Mount Everest on Saturday and honored the country's flag at the world's highest peak.

Staff (2022-05-18). Sidelines of Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Iranian administration members answered the questions raised by the journalists after attending the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

PACT (2022-05-18). Tuesday 5/17: Renters Rights Workshop – Fight Evictions & Access Housing! indybay.org In Person: Most Holy Trinity, San Jose, CA – Santisma Trinidad | Virtual: Zoom link us02web.zoom.us/j/89645398548?pwd=c3pCVHgyb09CdjM0dzAzMGIyaTZFQ

teleSUR, mcs, JL (2022-05-18). Gobierno boliviano dialoga con víctimas de masacre de 2019. telesurtv.net Las autoridades estatales exhortaron a los representantes instalar una mesa de análisis para aprobar una norma que permita canalizar todos los beneficios para los afectados.

teleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-05-18). Expresan voluntad de iniciar proceso de paz en cárceles de Ecuador. telesurtv.net El comité leyó el manifiesto suscrito por los líderes de las organizaciones involucradas en la crisis penitenciaria.

Central Coast Rising (2022-05-18). Monterey Rallies for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Beautiful, historic Colton Hall was the setting for an event in Monterey that drew supporters on a day of action that may well go down in history. It was built in 1849 to be a public school and town meeting hall.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-18). Comunidad peruana Accomarca rendirá memoria a víctimas de matanza. telesurtv.net "La entrega de los restos de nuestras familias se va a dar el 20 de mayo, se realizará el entierro digno", el alcalde de Accomarca, Fernando Ochoa.

Staff (2022-05-18). Suman 959 los militares ucranianos rendidos en planta Azovstal. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Defensa de Rusia informó que un total de 959 nacionalistas ucranianos del batallón Azov cercados en la planta metalúrgica Azovstal, en la región de Mariúpol, depusieron las armas. El portavoz mayor general Âgor Konashénkov, detalló a la prensa que de ellos hay 80 heridos, 51 de los cuales fueron enviados a un hospital de la ciudad de Novoazovsk, en la autoproclamada República Popular de Donetsk (RPD).

Haymarket Books (2022-05-18). Wednesday 5/25: Community as Rebellion: Surviving Academia as a Woman of Color. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

Jake Johnson (2022-05-18). 'We Have to Flip This Seat': After Senate Primary Win, Fetterman Shifts Focus to Beating GOP. commondreams.org "This is the most important race in the country," said Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman. "Control of the Senate is going to come down to Pennsylvania."

Staff (2022-05-18). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 18. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, May 18.

Staff (2022-05-18). UN special rapporteur urges US to lift unilateral sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The UN special rapporteur called on the US to immediately lift unilateral sanctions against the Iranian people according to international laws, stressing that Iranian assets blocked in some countries must be released.

____ (2022-05-18). China's largest petrochemical refining project starts operation. ecns.cn China's largest refining and chemical integration project in Lianyungang City, east China's Jiangsu Province, was put into production on Monday.

Matthew Alexander (2022-05-18). Tackling the cost-of-living crisis by increasing it? greenleft.org.au Matthew Alexander explains why the leadership debate about how to address cost-of-living rises and housing affordability is cynical, at best.

Staff (2022-05-18). Nine dead after explosion in Nigeria's Kano. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Nine people were killed after a gas cylinder explosion led to the collapse of a building close to a popular market in Nigeria's northern state of Kano, the national emergency service and witnesses said.

____ (2022-05-18). Tibetan gazelles spotted on Qinghai grassland. ecns.cn A group of Tibetan gazelles was spotted in Banma County, Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of northwest China's Qinghai Province.

Staff (2022-05-18). Señor pelotero: øCómo se logra un jugador de cinco herramientas? (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Siempre que se hable de béisbol cubano, el nombre de Luis Giraldo Casanova está entre los imprescindibles. Lo mismo al bate, que con el guante, el pinareño sentó cátedra. Pero hoy el interés periodístico no está en el mito, sino en la fórmula que lo creó. Sobre cómo se logra un jugador de las llamadas cinco herramientas, nos habla el "Señor pelotero".

Staff (2022-05-18). France urges JCPOA parties to finalize Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Saying that the draft agreement on resuming compliance with the JCPOA has been ready for more than two months, the French foreign ministry called on JCPOA parties to make necessary decisions to finalize the nuclear agreement.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Researchers seek to improve success of chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy in non-Hodgkin lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A study published by researchers from Mayo Clinic Cancer Center at Mayo Clinic in Florida and Case Western, Cleveland Medical Center, investigates the reasons for decreasing remission rates for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma treated with chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy). The study is published in Cancer Discovery. "CAR-T cell therapy is a promising treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, especially for patients who have relapsed or those who have not responded…

Megan Lucas, Romelly Rivera, Zakayya Nichols (2022-05-18). How Foster Care Affects Outcomes in Adulthood. indybay.org This article takes a look at the Foster Care system, and how it can affect life in adulthood.

Staff (2022-05-18). Armed clashes break out between Palestinians, Zionists in WB. en.mehrnews.com Media sources reported on Wednesday morning that Jenin in the northern West Bank witnessed heavy armed clashes between Zionist forces and Palestinians.

KCCB & SF Bay Bird Observatory (2022-05-18). Sunday 5/22: Volunteer to Plant & Mulch for Pollinators at Don Edwards SF Bay Wildlife Refuge. indybay.org Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge – Environmental Education Center, 1751 Grand Boulevard, San Jose, CA 95002 | Mask required since there will be a mix of vaccinated & unvaccinated volunteers…

Jena Renae (2022-05-18). The US War Budget Is Failing Young People. commondreams.org Congress should stand up for Generation Z—and those who come after.

Students for a Democratic Society (2022-05-18). Monday 5/16: Defend Roe v. Wade. indybay.org Meet by the Olympic Power Statue at San Jose State University.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: How lifestyle changes may help manage menopause symptoms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The average healthy woman begins menopause at 51, though some women will begin in their 40s or in their late 50s. It's a natural biological process that marks the time a woman ends her menstrual cycle. During National Women's Health Week, health care professionals at Mayo Clinic want to remind all women that mood swings, hot flashes and difficulty sleeping are common symptoms that can be effectively managed with hormone therapy. Lifestyle changes also can…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-18). Sultan of Oman calls for approving maritime deal with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tarik has called for the approval of a cooperation agreement with Iran in the field of maritime transportation.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-18). Russia expels dozens of diplomats from major EU powers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Moscow said on Wednesday that it will expel dozens of French, Italian, and Spanish diplomats declaring them as persona non grata on Wednesday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-18). Paykan advances to Asian Club Volleyball C'ships semifinals. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Iran's Paykan trounced Iraqi side Erbil Sport Club on Wednesday to advance to the 2022 Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship semifinals.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-18). Serbia denuncia amenazas por rechazar sanciones a Rusia. telesurtv.net Estarían relacionadas con la actitud de Belgrado de no sumarse a las sanciones antirrusas en medio del conflicto europeo.

Hendrik Sybrandy (2022-05-18). Anxiety and suicide rates are rising among American children. america.cgtn.com Youth suicides are up in several U.S. states. Last fall, three health organizations declared a national emergency for child and adolescent mental health. Find out more.

____ (2022-05-18). Xinjiang's external trade up over 33 pct in January-April. ecns.cn Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region saw foreign trade of around 52 billion yuan (about 7.7 billion U.S. dollars) in the first four months of this year, up 33.7 percent year on year, according to local customs.

| Reuters | (2022-05-18). Sri Lanka to default on debt, no money for fuel, minister says. tribune.com.pk Sri Lanka is expected to be placed into default by rating agencies on Wednesday after the non-payment of coupons on two of its sovereign bonds, while the energy minister said the country had run out of money to pay for fuel. | An economic crisis unprecedented in the country's history since independence in 1948 has led to a critical shortage of foreign exchange, that saw it miss two coupon payments on sovereign bonds on April 18. | Sri Lanka has already said it is unable to make the coupon payments, and a 30-day grace period ends on Wednesday. | S&P has said the ratings on the bonds, maturing in 2023 and 2028,…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-18). Leader urges for population growth in Iran as a necessity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has described an increase in the Iranian population as a vital necessity, warning against the dangers of an aging population.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-18). Alabama Congresswomen Sewell Announces National Park Service Success. indybay.org As we prepare to host The World Conference of Mayors, Inc., Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance to San Diego, California the blessed news as we ramp up our National Campaign for Rosa Louise McCauley Parks Day of Observance…

Staff (2022-05-18). Contra estigmas y estereotipos, Iguales: Campaña para promover respeto e inclusión en servicios de salud. cubadebate.cu La campaña "Iguales", que sale a la luz en el contexto de celebración del Día Internacional contra la Homofobia, la Transfobia y la Biofobia, es un paso más para lograr una Cuba más inclusiva y comprometida con la igualdad, y que defiende uno de los derechos humanos fundamentales: el derecho la salud y por tanto a la vida.

____ (2022-05-18). Iran-Azerbaijan border bridge to be ready in 6 months. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development said that construction of bridge on AstaraChai river between Iran and Republic of Azerbaijan would be put into operation within the next six months.

Staff (2022-05-18). Foreign ship carrying 5 K smuggled fuel seized in PG (VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — A foreign vessel carrying thousands of liters of smuggled fuel was seized in the waters of the Persian Gulf.

teleSUR, AC, JGN, SH (2022-05-18). Conmemoran un nuevo aniversario del asesinato de Túpac Amaru II. telesurtv.net Túpac Amaru II impulsó el mayor movimiento indigenista contra los virreinatos del Río de la Plata y del Perú, territorios bajo el dominio del Imperio español.

Staff (2022-05-18). Unión Eléctrica informa sobre afectaciones al servicio. cubadebate.cu En horas de la mañana de hoy, se produjo un error de operación en la subestación de Renté que conllevó a la salida por emergencia de las unidades 3 y 5 de la termoeléctrica Antonio Maceo, de Renté y la afectación total del servicio a las provincias de Santiago de Cuba y Guantánamo. Se investigan las causas de este error de operación.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-18). Iran Navy escort team clashes with pirates in Red Sea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Admiral Shahram Irani, Commander of the Iranian Army Navy, said on Wednesday that an army navy escort team engaged in clashes with a group of pirates who were trying to hijack an Iranian commercial ship in the Red Sea.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Expert alert: Outpatient joint replacement surgery benefits patients. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Outpatient surgery may be an option for people who are having their hips, knees or other joints replaced. It is part of a trend in orthopedic surgery to move total joint arthroplasty, commonly known as joint replacement, from inpatient to outpatient surgery. Patients benefit from the shorter hospital stay, and they are more satisfied recovering at home. A decade ago, a patient who had a knee or hip replacement would likely stay…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Tips to reduce stroke in the diverse communities. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Stroke is the second-leading cause of death worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. In the U.S., about 800,000 strokes occur per year. Of all strokes, 87% are ischemic. This means they occur when a clot blocks a blood vessel in the brain and stops blood flow. The remaining 13% are hemorrhagic, where a blood vessel ruptures and causes bleeding into brain tissue."In the U.S., stroke has dropped to the fifth-leading cause of death, due…

____ (2022-05-18). Mini app showing waiting time for nucleic acid testing serves Beijingers. ecns.cn A mini app showing the waiting time for the nucleic acid testing was launched by the Zhongguancun neighborhood in Haidian District of Beijing.

____ (2022-05-18). Scenery of 'the most Martian place on Earth'. ecns.cn Scenery of red rock area of the Qaidam basin in Haixi of northwest China's Qinghai Province. The red rock area of the Qaidam basin has been dubbed "the most Martian place on Earth.

____ (2022-05-18). Matcha production booms in SW China's Guizhou. ecns.cn The matcha green tea industry in Tongren City, Southwest China's Guizhou province, has been booming in recent years.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Mohs surgery for melanoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. It develops in the cells that produce melanin, the pigment that gives skin its color. Melanoma is one of the most common cancer types in the U. S. Roughly 2% of people will be diagnosed with melanoma of the skin at some point during their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. Treatment for early stage melanomas usually includes surgery to remove the melanoma. Mohs surgery is a…

____ (2022-05-18). US convoy enters Turkish military base in Aleppo. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Media sources reported that an American convoy went to a Turkish military base in Syrian city of "Azaz" in Aleppo to receive a senior ISIL leader from Turkish forces.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: Can uterine fibroids affect pregnancy? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A uterine fibroid is a benign or noncancerous growth of the muscle portion of the uterus. While common, they may cause pain and excessive bleeding, and concerns about fertility and pregnancy for some. Dr. Michelle Louie, a Mayo Clinic gynecologic surgeon and fibroid specialist, says it is important to know your treatment options and work with a specialist. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/RjubdzreMOE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (: 57) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Check moles during Skin Cancer Awareness Month. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MANKATO, Minn. — Learning your ABCs can alert you to changes in moles that could signal melanoma — the most serious type of skin cancer. For Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, Mayo Clinic Health System is reminding people that while most moles are harmless and rarely become cancerous, monitoring them is still an important step in detecting skin cancer, especially malignant melanoma. Moles generally appear during childhood and adolescence, and most people have 10…

Art Persyko (2022-05-18). Tuesday 5/17: Unmet Needs of SF's Homeless Seniors: What to do? indybay.org us02web.zoom.us/j/85293012012?pwd=V2RYQ2xvR085anBiZkh6UE94ZVdrUT09; Meeting ID: 852 9301 2012; Passcode: 140151 | Phone 1 669 900 9128; Meeting ID: 852 9301 2012; Passcode: 140151…

teleSUR, DRL (2022-05-18). Pdte. de Panamá llega a acuerdo con parte de sectores en paro. telesurtv.net Los miembros de la Coalición Unidos por Colón, de las más beligerantes, no participaron de la reunión con Neto Cortizo.

Staff (2022-05-18). Car bomb blast reported in Occupied Lands (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com Zionist sources reported on Wednesday morning that a car explosion took place in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

Staff (2022-05-18). Latest S- 0 air defense weapons arriving for Russian troops. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The latest S- 0 anti-aircraft missile system has begun arriving for Russian troops, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said during the government's New Horizons educational marathon on Wednesday.

National Mobilization for ReproductiveJustice (2022-05-18). Taking It To the Streets for Reproductive Justice for ALL! indybay.org Tye-Leigha from the National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice making the connections to how the attack on Roe v. Wade is connected to attacks on trans folk, people of color, and marginalized folks. | Video 1: 22…

Staff (2022-05-18). Iran, Azerbaijan discuss developing security relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri held a meeting with the First Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev.

Staff (2022-05-18). Dólar sube luego de su mayor caída en meses. cubadebate.cu El dólar estadounidense subió luego de su mayor caída diaria en más de dos meses, impulsado por declaraciones de la Reserva Federal (Fed) de los Estados Unidos. El presidente de la Fed, Jerome Powell, adoptó un tono más restrictivo en la lucha del banco central por frenar la creciente inflación, lo que impactó de inmediato en la cotización del dólar.

Staff (2022-05-18). Will the US seize Vienna talks last opportunity? en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Following a "last bullet" visit by the European coordinator for the Vienna talks to Iran, a new opportunity was provided for the US to make up its mind.

Staff (2022-05-18). Nicaragua recuerda el legado de Augusto César Sandino. telesurtv.net El legado del revolucionario nicaragüense Augusto César Sandino es recordado en toda Latinoamérica, por su lucha antiimperialista y por la libertad de los oprimidos.

____ (2022-05-18). Iran, Turkmenistan mull over boosting electricity trade. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Iran and Turkmenistan discussed ways to expand the electricity swap.

Richard Heinberg (2022-05-18). The Energy and Food Crisis Is Far Worse Than Most Americans Realize. commondreams.org Whenever there's an energy crisis, it can quickly become an everything crisis.

Mericia, Janet, Kelly, Chabeli,, Josh (2022-05-18). Rental Housing Costs Impact on Sonoma County. indybay.org Several interviews were conducted, and data was collected from 13 residents who reside in Sonoma County and 7 experts who work within the rental housing market in Sonoma County.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Immunotherapy may play role in treating nonmetastatic gastroesophageal cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Immunotherapy has transformed treatment for patients with stage 4 metastatic esophageal and gastric cancers. In patients with these malignancies, immunotherapy has been shown to prolong survival when patients' tumors exhibit a high expression of an immune-related protein called PD-L1. Researchers are now investigating whether immunotherapy benefits patients who do not have stage 4 metastatic disease. In these patients, tumors have not spread to distant organs. A study highlighting this research is published…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Consumer Health: Osteoporosis and exercise. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about this bone disease. Osteoporosis affects approximately 10 million people in the U.S., 80% of whom are women, according to the Office on Women's Health. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses, such as bending over or coughing, can cause a fracture. Osteoporosis-related fractures most commonly occur in the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Sharing Mayo Clinic: A heart patient's fall picks up something big. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mitch Prust has fond memories of spending long hours hiking the trails at his getaway in northwestern Wisconsin, but during a visit in late September, it's what he didn't remember that put him on a new path. It was not hours or minutes; it was just a few seconds. While this was a short lapse of time, the positive result of this experience will last a lifetime. Around 9 p.m. while walking through the woods…

Mayelli Rocha (2022-05-18). Ads and Body Image in Society. indybay.org This article highlights on how ads and society have created an image for women that is considered to be this "perfect image". It also mentions mental health issues that can come with wanting this perfect image.

Michelle Begue (2022-05-18). Colombia court approves medically assisted suicide. america.cgtn.com Colombia has become the first Latin American country to approve of medically assisted suicide for patients suffering from serious or incurable diseases. Find out more.

Youth v Apocalypse, etc (2022-05-18). Saturday 5/21: Anti-Chevron Day! indybay.org Chevron Richmond Refinery – Gate 14…

Staff (2022-05-18). Japan sounded out on hosting Asian Cup. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The Japan Football Association (JFA) has been informally approached about the possibility of replacing China as hosts of next year's Asian Cup, chairman Kozo Tashima says.

Anti Police-Terror Project & CRC (2022-05-18). Wednesday 5/18: Solidarity With Buffalo from Oakland, California – A Vigil & Healing Circle. indybay.org Oscar Grant Plaza, outside of Oakland City Hall, Oakland CA, 94642…

____ (2022-05-18). Iran eyes broadening trade-economic ties with Oman: TPO chief. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) emphasized the need for promoting trade and economic ties as well as strengthening infrastructures with Sultanate of Oman.

Staff (2022-05-18). Venezolano Juan Vicente Pérez es el hombre más longevo del mundo con 112 años. cubadebate.cu Un venezolano de 112 años ostenta hoy el récord Guinness como el hombre más viejo del mundo. Juan Vicente Pérez Mora nació en el poblado de El Cobre, en el estado Táchira, el 27 de mayo de 1909. El texto publicado por Guinness World Records refiere que goza de buena salud y posee una memoria excepcional, conserva grandes recuerdos sobre su infancia, su matrimonio.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-05-18). Iran marks National Day of Omar Khayyam. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Today is considered a significant cultural event for Iranians to commemorate the great Iranian poet, astronomer, writer, and mathematician Omar Khayyam.

____ (2022-05-18). Bronze beast newly unearthed from Sanxingdui Ruins debuts in Sichuan. ecns.cn A small bronze beast unearthed in 2021 from the No.3 pit of Sanxingdui Ruins in Guanghan, southwest China's Sichuan Province, debuted at an exhibition held at the local Yibin Museum on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-05-18). Russian naval ships practice missile fire off Pacific coast. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — The Pacific Fleet's missile corvettes Inei and Smerch practised missile and artillery fire during drills off the coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Fleet Spokesman Captain 3rd Rank Ilya Kolesnikov said on Wednesday.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-18). Procurador de Ecuador buscará retorno a prisión de Jorge Glas. telesurtv.net Glas fue condenado, respectivamente, a seis y a ocho años de prisión por asociación ilícita y cohecho en los casos Odebrecht y Sobornos 2012&#1 ;2016.

imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-18). Great Exhibition Road Festival returns this summer, celebrating arts and science. imperial.ac.uk Exhibition Road will host a vibrant festival next month, celebrating the ideas, people and communities that are changing our world.

____ (2022-05-18). China continues in-depth investigation of Wuzhou aircraft crash. ecns.cn The United States National Transportation Safety Board has confirmed with China's civil aviation authority, saying that no investigation information regarding a crashed Eastern China Airline was provided to media.

Dan Collyns (2022-05-18). See what clean artisanal gold mining means for Amazon. america.cgtn.com International competition to innovate clean artisanal gold mining techniques comes to Madre de Dios, the epicenter of Peru's Amazon illegal gold mining in Peru's Amazon. Find out more.

____ (2022-05-18). Xinjiang's Gobi desert boosts farmers' income. ecns.cn Farmers are busy planting vegetables in their greenhouse in Gobi Industrial Park in Shache County in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on May 15. They have been growing vegetables since October last year, and their income has gradually increased.

Staff (2022-05-18). Erdogan says Turkey will not make same mistake twice. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) — Referring to the two Nordic countries' bid to join NATO, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that his country will not make the same mistake twice.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-05-18). Rusia reporta una víctima tras ataque ucraniano a Bélgorod. telesurtv.net El gobernador de Bélgorod, Viacheslav Gladkov, afirmó que los servicios operativos trabajan en la recuperación.

Roxane Assaf-Lynn (2022-05-18). Israel's Killing Of Reporter Shireen Abu Akleh Reminds Me Of Mazen. zcomm.org It's personal. And the U.S. is not better…

Newsroom (2022-05-18). How Liquidation Auctions Give Small Businesses a Chance to Compete in Retail. moderndiplomacy.eu Liquidation auctions are a goldmine for small businesses. Many of the small businesses struggle with capital and filling up their stock. Running a small business is not the easiest thing to do in the current market situation. Liquidation auctions are a great marketplace for small businesses where they can register massive profits when it comes …

Wei Hongxu (2022-05-18). Complexities and Contradictions Facing China's Regulation of Monetary Policy. moderndiplomacy.eu On April 13, China's State Council Executive Meeting proposed a specific policy aimed at facilitating further easing of the monetary policy. This involves encouraging major banks of the country with higher provision levels to lower their provision rates in an orderly manner, timely use of reserve requirement ratio cut (RRR cut) and other monetary policy …

Doreen Chowdhury (2022-05-18). The Return of Global Inflation: A Threat to Our Interdependent World? moderndiplomacy.eu Soaring commodity price has become a major problem in many countries. When poor people are readjusting their monthly budget to address this price hike, shortage are taking place quite often. Even in Bangladesh, the lines for TCB trucks (subsidized government selling points) are getting bigger and bigger every day. The problem became more severe in …

Doreen Chowdhury (2022-05-18). The Return of Global Inflation: A Threat to Our Interdependent World? moderndiplomacy.eu Soaring commodity price has become a major problem in many countries. When poor people are readjusting their monthly budget to address this price hike, shortage are taking place quite often. Even in Bangladesh, the lines for TCB trucks (subsidized government selling points) are getting bigger and bigger every day. The problem became more severe in …

Jonathan Smucker (2022-05-18). Left-Wing Populism Can Win in Trump-Voting Areas, Too. zcomm.org With working-class candidates, populist messaging, and effective organization, we can make major inroads in "Trump country"

Sharon Zhang (2022-05-18). Trader Joe's Workers Announce New Union Effort in Letter to CEO. zcomm.org Trader Joe's workers in Massachusetts are forming their own union in order to combat what they describe as a toxic work culture cultivated by the supposedly progressive company…

Patrick Bond (2022-05-18). Who dropped the Rain Bomb on Durban last month? And will they pay climate reparations? zcomm.org Africa is responsible for less than four percent of historic global emissions — we are not the ones who caused this crisis. We want climate justice…

emptyphylindia Gant, Ph.d. Student In Geological Sciences, University of Florida (2022-05-18). Could people breathe the air on Mars? Phylindia Gant, Ph.D. Student in Geological Sciences, University of Florida

Shahriar Sheikhlar (2022-05-18). Kurdistan — Britain Ties in New Momentum Driven by Energy Supply. moderndiplomacy.eu One hundred year before, despite world promise for Independent Kurdistan after post world war's Ottoman division, Britain government's decision to divide Kurdistan and merge it in new forming Iraq and Turkey, as well as bloodily suppressing the Kurdish rebel movement by using intense bombardment deprived the Kurds of their right to self-determination, built a historical …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: What women should know about osteoporosis risk. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Bones are living organisms that build and break down, but when the body loses more bone than it makes, problems can arise. Early detection and treatment can help those with bone loss maintain active lifestyles. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFcdo2e52qs Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

Judith Levine (2022-05-18). Abortion Activists Need to Win Back the Culture Before We Can Win Back the Court. zcomm.org Make abortion normal again…

Liberation Staff (2022-05-18). Thousands in the streets for 'Bans Off Our Bodies' rallies in hundreds of cities. zcomm.org In cities large and small, people came out into the the streets…

Newsroom (2022-05-18). Southeast Asian nations need to accelerate their clean energy transitions. moderndiplomacy.eu Southeast Asia's reliance on fossil fuels to meet rising demand for energy is proving to be a significant vulnerability in today's energy crisis. Meeting energy security and emissions goals will require countries in the region to make major efforts to improve energy efficiency, accelerate renewable power generation and switch to low emissions fuels, according to …

Julia Conley (2022-05-18). Sentenced for Coal Blockade, Climate Activists Vow to 'Continue to Do What Must Be Done'. zcomm.org "The judge seemed more concerned that these non-violent activists disrupted profits than the fact that the continued use of coal is causing irreparable harm to the planet"

____ (2022-05-18). SEP candidates for Australian election discuss socialist program on podcast. wsws.org The discussion, which lasted over an hour, covered many topics, including the threat of war, the disastrous consequences the official "let it rip" pandemic policies and the burning need to build a socialist movement of the working class.

____ (2022-05-18). Johnson government pushes UK to the brink of trade war with Europe over Northern Ireland Protocol. wsws.org The task at hand is not to "defend the protocol", but to mobilise the working class for a socialist Ireland, a socialist Britain and the United Socialist States of Europe.

____ (2022-05-18). Sri Lanka marks 13 years of Mullivaikal massacre amid mass anti-Rajapakse protests. wsws.org Today, on May 18, millions of people are commemorating the bloody massacre of Tamil fighters and civilians at Mullivaikal that ended Sri Lanka's 26-year communal war.

____ (2022-05-18). In Buffalo, Biden covers up role of Republican Party in promoting fascist "Replacement Theory" wsws.org In the course of his remarks, Biden managed to omit the words "Trump" and "Republican," or name a single Republican official, media outlet or commentator who has promoted the racist and anti-Semitic themes of the "Great Replacement."

____ (2022-05-18). Pay packages for US CEOs hit record for sixth year in a row. wsws.org The median pay package for the CEOs of the biggest US corporations set another record in 2021 of $14.7 million and included an increase of $1 million in cash compensation.

____ (2022-05-18). Oppose military deployment in Sri Lanka's free trade zones. wsws.org The Apparel Workers' Action Committee warns that this repressive move could be extended to other centres of the working class in both the private and public sectors.

____ (2022-05-18). Striking Iowa CNH worker speaks out, as UAW floats ending strike without a contract. wsws.org The UAW is reportedly floating the possibility of suspending the strike and ordering a return to work without a contract, which would signify an abject surrender to the company's intransigent demands for concessions.

____ (2022-05-18). Washington D.C. transit union calls off 3-day strike, agrees to below-inflation wages for 1 D.C. transit workers. wsws.org D.C. Circulator drivers will see their wages eaten up by inflation as an even greater crisis in the region's transit system looms.

____ (2022-05-18). Finnish parliament approves proposal to join NATO. wsws.org The same day that Finland and Sweden formally submitted their NATO membership applications, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs declared it was ending the country's participation in the Council of the Baltic Sea States.

____ (2022-05-18). ASDA distribution workers in the UK vote overwhelmingly to strike for a third time. wsws.org The consultative ballot is a mechanism for demoralizing workers while buying time to reach an arrangement with management in behind-closed-doors negotiations. If this is ASDA's final offer, what is there to discuss other than a sellout?

____ (2022-05-18). Australian Greens beg for power-sharing arrangement with right-wing Labor government. wsws.org The Greens have dispensed with any pretense of opposition to the major parties. In practice, they have abandoned most of their policies on climate change, the party's stated raison d'etre.

____ (2022-05-18). The 2022 Australian election and the bipartisan assault on refugees. wsws.org While the Labor party and Coalition whip up xenophobic sentiment, only the SEP fights in this election to end the persecution of refugees.

____ (2022-05-18). Teachers in Brookline, Massachusetts, end one-day strike after union agrees to below-inflation, six-year contract. wsws.org The BEU has kept workers on the job for nearly three years without a contract. Like many teachers, including those in the Boston Public Schools system who have been working without a contract for eight months, Brookline educators are demanding "reasonable compensation as well as working conditions that meet the realities of a modern, comprehensive education."

____ (2022-05-18). Residents in Salford and Sheffield, UK, speak on cost-of-living crisis as inflation surges to over 11 percent. wsws.org This week a Sky News survey found that 27 percent of Britons aged 16-75 "skipped meals" in April.

____ (2022-05-18). Soaring food prices threaten workers with food insecurity and starvation. wsws.org Around the world, in developing and so-called advanced countries alike, millions are facing food insecurity and hunger amid soaring prices and shortages of food.

____ (2022-05-18). Las Vegas sanitation workers vote to strike. wsws.org Las Vegas sanitation workers must take the fight out of Teamsters hands by forming a Rank-and-/Users/solar/Dropbox/_data/_xp/ Committee to reach out to other workers in struggle—sanitation, truckers, teachers and health care workers.

____ (2022-05-18). Protests against hike in food and fuel prices across Middle East and North Africa. wsws.org World Bank Chief economist Carmen Reinhart commented, "I don't want to be melodramatic, but it's not a far stretch that food insecurity and riots were part of the story behind the Arab Spring."

____ (2022-05-18). ASDA distribution workers in the UK vote overwhelmingly for strike action for a third time. wsws.org The consultative ballot is a mechanism for demoralizing workers while buying time to reach an arrangement with management in behind-closed-doors negotiations. If this is ASDA's final offer, what is there to discuss other than a sellout?

____ (2022-05-18). LA County workers must reject sellout agreement! wsws.org Los Angeles County workers are being asked to approve a contract that would further erode their living standards.

____ (2022-05-18). One week after decisive contract rejection, why aren't workers at Detroit Diesel on strike? wsws.org These endless delays, which help only management not workers, must be brought to an end. Detroit Diesel workers should demand that UAW Local 163 immediately set a strike deadline for no later than May 24.

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