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  • 'US Marine General Fights on the Side of PMC Wagner Group': Russian Oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin said

    11/28/2022 7:51:22 AM PST · by JonPreston · 58 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/28/22 | BORZZIKMAN
    Video LinkYesterday a real information bomb exploded. Russian billionaire, Putin's authorized person and founder of ''PMC Wagner Group'' Yevgeny Prigozhin made a sensational statement. In an interview with journalists from the Finnish newspaper 'Helsingin Sanomat', Yevgeny Prigozhin said that many professional army men from NATO countries, including the US Marine general are fighting on the Side of PMC Wagner Group. At the same time, He also stated that a large number of Finnish citizens are fighting in the so-called British battalion as part of the PMC Wagner Group, the commander of which is a US citizen - retired U.S. Marine...
  • Russia has carried out more than 16,000 strikes on Ukraine, 97% of targets are civilians, - Reznikov

    11/28/2022 10:27:03 AM PST · by · 93 replies ^ | 28.11.22 16:47 | Staff
    Over the past nine months, Russia has launched more than 16,000 missile strikes on Ukraine. This was announced on Twitter by the Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Oleksiy Reznikov, Censor.NET informs. "97% of Russian targets are civilians. We are fighting against a terrorist state. Ukraine will win and bring war criminals to justice," he writes.
  • Meta fires employees for allegedly hacking into user’s accounts

    11/28/2022 8:15:27 AM PST · by EBH · 12 replies
    Cyber Security Hub ^ | 11/22/22 | Olivia Powell
    Internal documents allege that employees were paid thousands of dollars to hijack accounts Meta has allegedly fired and/or discipled more than 12 employees for hacking into users’ Facebook and Instagram accounts on the behalf of hackers. According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), which broke the story on November 17, some of the hacking cases involved bribery, with employees being paid thousands of dollars to hack into the accounts. According to an internal investigation into the account hijacking, those fired by Meta included contractors employed at the company’s facilities as security guards. They were able to hack into unsuspecting victim’s...
  • Portland business permanently closes, citing concerns with crime. ( Oregon )

    11/27/2022 6:05:16 AM PST · by george76 · 84 replies
    KATU 2 ^ | November 26th 2022 | Megan Allison
    PORTLAND, Ore. — Marcy Landolfo is at her breaking point. This week marked the 15th break-in at Rains PDX within a year and a half. Landolfo said most of those repairs at the Northeast Portland location were paid for out of pocket. Other times, she just left the windows boarded up. "It’s just too much with the losses that are not covered by insurance, the damages, everything. It’s just not sustainable," Landolfo said. KATU asked why Landolfo decided to close now, instead of keeping doors open through the holiday shopping season. ... The owner at Rains tells me after five...
  • In post-Roe America, pilots take the abortion battle to the skies

    11/28/2022 6:47:29 AM PST · by Salman · 27 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | Nov 27, 2022 | Elly Fishman
    From 1,800 feet in the air, the pilot of this tiny, four-seater plane points to a stretch of land marked by a smattering of farms and one arterial road. “That’s the Wisconsin border,” he says. “Doesn’t look like much from up here.” But that sliver of land now marks a barrier between legal and illegal abortion care after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The pilot is part of a growing network of pilots who, through a fledgling Illinois nonprofit, are volunteering time, equipment and expertise to help connect people with abortion care. But there are risks, too, from...
  • Putin and his cronies can — and should — be held accountable for war crimes

    11/28/2022 4:15:32 AM PST · by canuck_conservative · 63 replies
    National Post [Canada] ^ | Nov. 28, 2022 | Con Coughlin
    Now, following the liberation of the southern city of Kherson, the Ukrainians say they have found four Russian torture chambers where abuses were perpetrated against the civilian population on a “horrific” scale. Ukraine’s Office of the Prosecutor General said the Russians had “illegally detained people and brutally tortured them” using a variety of despicable methods, including “a device with which the occupiers tortured civilians with electricity.” The abundance of evidence accumulated by Ukrainian and international investigators illustrates the industrial scale on which Russian President Vladimir Putin and his henchmen are today committing war crimes in the heart of Europe..... To...
  • Support for Ukraine bringing 'hard times' for Europe: .....Nato Stoltenberg....(draining the continent's resources)......

    11/27/2022 11:02:59 PM PST · by caww · 46 replies
    Alayadeen English ^ | 11/27/2022 | By Al Mayadeen English
    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says Europe supplying weapons to Kiev is draining the continent's resources and putting it in a difficult situation. Since the war began in Ukraine, Western countries such as the US and Britain, as well as European states, have supplied Kiev with billions of dollars worth of weaponry, adding fuel to the fire in the war. This comes after reports from US media said that as Washington and its western allies continue to pump weapons into Kiev, maintenance of the armaments is increasingly becoming a headache. Weapons overused by the Ukrainian military are either being wiped out...
  • [Texas] Republican State Board of Education Members Vote Against School Choice

    11/27/2022 5:06:33 PM PST · by JeepersFreepers · 26 replies
    Texas Scorecard ^ | 11/22/2022 | Sydnie Henry
    Last week, the Republican-controlled Texas State Board of Education met for their final meetings of the year and voted to formally oppose school choice in the upcoming 2023 legislative session. “The Texas State Board of Education calls on the Texas Legislature to reject all attempts to divert public dollars away from public schools in the form of vouchers, an education savings account, taxpayer savings grants, tuition-tax credits, a business franchise tax credit or an insurance premium tax credit, or any other mechanisms that have the effect of reducing funding to public schools.” There are nine Republicans on the board and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Berlin Airlift ~ Part 1: The Beginning ~ 28 November 2022

    11/27/2022 5:01:50 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 54 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock! Thank you for all you do! For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces. Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today! ~ Hall of Heroes ~ The Berlin Airlift Part 1: The Beginning All info and photos from this website. The Berlin Airlift PRELUDE TO CONFLICTAt the end of WWII, a defeated Germany was divided amongst the victors, the United States, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, and France. The Soviet Union took control of the Eastern half of Germany, the Western half was...
  • Schumer Forced To Admit Trump Was RIGHT About ‘Enormous Threat’

    11/27/2022 10:50:30 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    Populist Press ^ | 27/11/22 | Liza Carlisle
    When Trump raised alarms about TikTok in 2020, he was criticized in the media. CNN actually ran a story declaring that the action set a “dangerous precedent for democracy.” Late-night comics also brutally mocked the 45th president, and Trump was also challenged in court. The concern over TikTok and its China-based owner ByteDance stems from the realities of Beijing’s legal system. China’s national security laws can force foreign and domestic firms operating inside its borders to share their data with the government, raising fears of industrial or personal espionage from apps like TikTok. ByteDance has denied that the Chinese communist...
  • Apache historian questions official narratives: ‘How is it possible that 120 soldiers cut off the feet of 8,000 of our brave Indigenous people?’

    11/27/2022 6:17:46 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 124 replies
    El Pais ^ | 26/11/22 | Vicente G. Olaya
    Alfonso Borrego is the great-grandson of Geronimo, a prominent leader and medicine man from the Bedonkohe band of the Apache people. Geronimo was known for his fearlessness – he resisted both the Mexican and American militaries when they attempted to remove his people from their tribal lands in the late-1800s. Borrego, 66, has spent years researching what happened to his people and his great-grandfather. While speaking with EL PAÍS, he discusses the various conflicting narratives that have been pushed over the past century. Some say that the Spanish drove the Indigenous to near-extinction in the United States, while others suggest...
  • Cargo train pulled into Cleveland with $355,000 worth of items missing, lawsuit says

    11/27/2022 2:41:32 AM PST · by EBH · 44 replies ^ | 11/26/22 | Adam Ferrise
    A train from Los Angeles pulled into Cleveland with some $355,000 worth of items missing, according to a federal lawsuit. A Hong Kong company, Orient Overseas Container Line, filed the lawsuit last month in federal court in Cleveland, saying the merchandise was pilfered from a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway train somewhere in California. The company accused the railroad company of negligence and breach of contract. and The Plain Dealer reached out to Burlington Northern Santa Fe officials for comment. Los Angeles has recently seen a barrage of theft from trains. Union and Pacific Railways estimated in January that...
  • White House blasts Trump over meeting with white supremacist

    11/26/2022 9:55:15 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 87 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/11/22
    The White House has condemned former US President Donald Trump for meeting at his Florida estate with renowned white supremacist Nick Fuentes and with rapper Kanye West, who was recently embroiled in antisemitic controversy. “Bigotry, hate, and antisemitism have absolutely no place in America - including at Mar-A-Lago. Holocaust denial is repugnant and dangerous, and it must be forcefully condemned,” White House spokesman Andrew Bates said in a statement to CNN. According to media reports, Fuentes and West were seen dining with Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate on Tuesday, when West said he had asked the former president to be...
  • Update from Ukraine | Ruzzia expected to lose 100k more soldiers | Ukraine cancelled their attack

    11/26/2022 6:36:36 PM PST · by · 62 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/26/2022 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Ruzzia expected to lose 100k more soldiers | Ukraine cancelled their attack Follow on Instagram up to date uploads. Military maps & Comment here: SUMMARY & MAPS
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE POWER OF LOVE ~ 27 November 2022

    11/26/2022 5:59:26 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 34 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    THE POWER OF LOVE What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things. This story will keep you singing! Like any good mother, when Karen found out that another baby was on the way, she did what she could to help her 3-year-old son, Michael, prepare for a new sibling. Karen and her spouse found out that the new baby was going to be a girl, and day after day, night after night, Michael would sing to his sister in Mommy's tummy. The pregnancy progressed...
  • Western sanctions catch up with Russia's wartime economy

    11/26/2022 1:54:37 PM PST · by canuck_conservative · 34 replies
    National Post [Canada] / WP ^ | Nov. 26, 2022 | Catherine Belton and Robyn Dixon
    ... The situation has worsened considerably since the summer when, buoyed by a steady stream of oil and gas revenue, the Russian economy seemed to stabilize. Figures released by the Finance Ministry last week show a key economic indicator—tax revenue from the non-oil and gas sector—fell 20 percent year in October compared with a year earlier, while the Russian state statistics agency Rosstat reported that retail sales fell 10 percent year on year in September, and cargo turnover fell 7 percent.... “The spiral is escalating, and there is no way out of this now.” ... The Western ban on technology...
  • Volodymyr Zelensky appears to criticise Kyiv mayor Vitali Klitschko over provision of emergency shelters

    11/26/2022 9:43:12 AM PST · by mac_truck · 9 replies
    MSN ^ | 11/26/24 | Sami Quadri
    Volodymyr Zelensky appeared to criticise the mayor of Kyiv for failing to provide enough emergency shelters for residents during his regular speech to the nation. Following Russian attacks on energy infrastructure, Ukraine has established thousands of so-called “invincibility centres” where people can access heat, water, internet and mobile phone links. More than 4,000 centres have been set up so far in Ukraine. In an evening address, Mr Zelensky indicated that “more work needed to be done” in some areas such as Kyiv, where Vitali Klitschko is the mayor. "Unfortunately, local authorities have not performed well in all cities. In particular,...
  • Putin will get his FSB security service goons to GAG mothers and wives who want to speak out on terrible conditions facing their husbands and sons on Ukraine frontline

    11/26/2022 8:44:37 AM PST · by · 58 replies ^ | 26 November 2022 | Will Stewart
    Vladimir Putin is using the Russian security service to gag mothers and wives from speaking on the dire conditions faced by their husbands and sons on the frontline. It is a SIGN OF THE THREAT perceived by the regime to women opposing Putin’s war. These new laws could see the rounding up and arrest of distraught women opposing Putin’s war because their sons and husbands have been slaughtered or face such a fate. SNIP Putin faced a barrage of criticism from women who claim he has ignored them and their complaints at the way their sons and husbands are being...
  • Government reports prove COVID Vaccination is causing Hundreds of Thousands to ‘Die Suddenly’ every week & Confidential Pfizer Docs. confirm your Government knew it would happen

    11/25/2022 9:00:11 AM PST · by old school · 76 replies
    The Expose ^ | 25 November 2022
    However, there is plenty more evidence out there to confirm the fact that Covid-19 vaccination is entirely to blame for the ensuing depopulation, and that evidence is contained in confidential documents that were collated in early 2021, proving your Government knew all of this was about to happen and chose to do nothing about it."
  • US bans Chinese telecom devices, citing 'national security'

    11/25/2022 4:44:12 PM PST · by Nextrush · 33 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | 11/25/2022 | Al Jazeera and News Agencies
    The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced it is banning telecommunications and video surveillance equipment from prominent Chinese brands, including Huawei and ZTE, citing an "unacceptable risk to national security". The five-member FCC said on Friday it had voted unanimously to adopt new rules that will block the importation or sale of the targeted products. "Our unanimous decision represents the first time in the FCC's history that we have voted to prohibit the authorization of communications and electronic equipment based on national security considerations," FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr said in a statement on Friday. He added that the...