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  • Hundreds injured, multiple dead after bull-fighting stadium collapses in Colombia…

    06/26/2022 3:09:57 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 61 replies ^ | June 26, 2022 | Posted by Kane
    Hundreds injured, multiple dead after bull-fighting stadium collapses in Colombia
  • Return to sender! Russian surface-to-air missile does a U-TURN and smashes into the troops who fired it in spectacular malfunction

    06/24/2022 12:24:34 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 59 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/24/2022 | Walter Finch
    Video has emerged of one rogue Russian air defence missile from a volley launched in the Luhansk region turning 180 degrees in mid air to smash into almost the exact location from where it was launched. The video was reported to be filmed in the early hours this morning near the town of Alchevsk, about 55 miles south of Severodonetsk, where the fiercest fighting has been raging. Reports indicate that the air defence missile system - possibly an S300 - was operated by Ukrainian pro-Russian separatists from the breakaway Luhansk People's Republic. The cause of the malfunction is not clear,...
  • Anguish of young man who had sex organs removed on NHS then regretted it the same day... as he SUES NHS over gender reassignment surgery

    06/23/2022 7:26:15 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 85 replies
    A young British man who had his genitals removed during gender reassignment surgery is suing the NHS over the operation in a historic legal action. are told by medics it will help them. ‘He has a very real case for compensation against the heath service. We believe he has suffered harm.’ His case has been taken on by lawyers in Liverpool. It centres on whether the NHS and its gender clinics adequately counselled him before the operation five years ago. The patient, in his thirties, was brought up in the North of England and has de-transitioned from being a woman...
  • Forest Service says it started all of New Mexico's largest wildfire

    05/27/2022 6:06:54 PM PDT · by markomalley · 34 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5/28/22
    Two blazes that grew into New Mexico's largest ever wildfire were both started by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), the agency said on Friday, prompting the state's governor to demand the federal government take full responsibility for the disaster. Forest Service investigators determined the Calf Canyon Fire was caused by a "burn pile" of branches that the agency thought was out but reignited on April 19, the Santa Fe National Forest said in a statement.
  • Maker of rifle used by Texas school gunman posted ad featuring kid days before slaughter

    05/27/2022 9:46:54 AM PDT · by Callahan · 64 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/27/2021 | Yaron Steinbuch
    The manufacturer of an AR-15-style assault rifle that Salvador Ramos used to kill 19 kids and two teachers has been slammed for posting an online ad featuring a toddler clutching a similar weapon just days before the massacre. “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it,” Daniel Defense wrote in the ad shared on Twitter on May 16, eight days before the slaughter at Robb Elementary School. The line refers to a proverb in the Bible.
  • BLM Co-Founder Says Organization Did Nothing Wrong Buying $6 Million Dollar Home

    05/10/2022 7:34:39 AM PDT · by rktman · 42 replies ^ | 5/9/2022 1515 hrs edt | Julio Rosas
    "[BLM Global Network] received an infusion of $66.5 million from its fiscal sponsor — an intermediary commonly used by fledgling nonprofits to process donations. Two weeks later, a man named Dyane Pascall purchased the seven-bedroom house that would become known as Campus. According to California business-registration documents, Pascall is the financial manager for Janaya and Patrisse Consulting, an LLC run by Cullors and her spouse, Janaya Khan; Pascall is also the chief financial officer for Trap Heals, a nonprofit led by Damon Turner, the father of Cullors’s only child. "Within a week, Pascall transferred ownership of the house to an...
  • Capitol Police officer suspended after firing service weapon inside break room

    05/03/2022 5:36:51 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 55 replies
    NYPost ^ | 05 03 2022 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A Capitol Police officer has been suspended after they fired their service weapon inside a congressional office building early Tuesday, authorities said. The officer, who was not immediately identified, fired the weapon in the break room of the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC, US Capitol Police confirmed to The Post. “The Capitol Police’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) is investigating the discharge of a USCP weapon inside a break room in the Cannon Office Building,” the agency said in a statement. “The officer has been suspended while OPR investigates the incident.” A Capitol Police spokesperson declined to indicate...
  • Gazan rocket fired towards Israel damages UNRWA facility

    04/23/2022 4:35:18 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/4/22
    Two rockets were fired Friday night from Gaza... One of the rockets exploded in an open area in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council. The second rocket exploded in Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza, and injured an Arab. Later on Friday night, another launch was identified. In none of the instances were the "red alert" air raid sirens sounded. The rocket which fell in Beit Hanoun exploded next to an UNRWA facility which serves as a school operated by the agency. As a result of the launch, one Arab at the site was injured and evacuated to a local hospital.
  • Ukraine appears to strike back for first time with missile hit on Russian military camp

    03/29/2022 6:32:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    New York Post ^ | 03/29/2022 | Evan Simko-Bednarski
    Ukrainian forces may have struck back inside Russia on Tuesday with their first significant shelling. A Ukrainian missile appeared to have hit a temporary Russian military encampment outside Belgorod, in Russia’s village of Krasny Oktyabr, about 40 miles from the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, said the Russian state-run news agency Tass. Regional Gov. Vyacheslav Gladkov said there were no casualties, but an emergency service worker told Tass that 4 Russian soldiers were injured. Video posted online from two local Belgorod news outlets appeared to show ammunition blowing up, but the source of the explosion could not be immediately confirmed outside...
  • Reporters and Pundits Rave Biden’s Warsaw Speech a ‘Tear Down This Wall’ Moment – Before WH Walkback

    03/26/2022 7:23:08 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 39 replies
    President Joe Biden stunned pundits and politicians on Saturday when, at the end of a fiery speech in Warsaw, he seemed to endorse regime change in Russia, saying Vladimir Putin “cannot remain in power.” His speech caused a huge reaction, particularly among members of the media and public figures in areas of foreign policy and politics. That included a lot of people on social media comparing his commentary to Ronald Reagan’s historic “Tear Down This Wall” speech in Berlin in June of 1987.
  • Russian strike destroys theatre where 1,200 civilians were sheltering in besieged Mariupol

    03/16/2022 10:59:45 AM PDT · by Grzegorz 246 · 289 replies
    LBC ^ | 16 March 2022
    Russian troops have launched an attack on a theatre in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol where as many as 1,200 civilians including women, children and the elderly, were taking refuge.
  • "Obama abandons missile defence shield in Europe" (Golden Oldie)

    03/07/2022 4:27:22 PM PST · by Bogle · 11 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 9/17/2009 | Luke Harding, Ian Traynor
    "US president shelves scheme in Poland and Czech Republic, citing new intelligence on threat from Iran....Barack Obama has abandoned the controversial Pentagon plan to build a missile defence system in Europe that had long soured relations with Russia....Obama said the new approach would offer 'stronger, swifter and smarter' defence for the US and its allies."
  • Gazprom Treasury Top Manager Found Dead in Monopoly Nest in Leninsky (Allegedly suicide)

    02/26/2022 7:09:06 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    47 ^ | 2/25/2022
    The circumstances of the death of the Deputy General Director of the Unified Settlement Center of Gazprom for Corporate Security, whose body was found in the prestigious village of Leninskoye in the Vyborg District of the Leningrad Region, are being established. A note was found nearby, law enforcement officials told 47news. A month earlier, in the same village, the body of a top manager of another division from Gazprom's orbit was found. Both of the now deceased previously worked at Gazprom Transgaz. As it became known to 47news, in the early morning of February 25, the police received a message...
  • Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adult after First Dose of mRNA Vaccine

    02/13/2022 4:43:01 PM PST · by Caipirabob · 9 replies
    CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ^ | Planned release; Volume 28, Number 4—April 2022 | Yusuke Miyazato, Kei YamamotoComments to Author , Gen Yamada, Shuji Kubota, Masahiro Ishikane, Masay
    A 32-year-old man from France living in Tokyo was admitted to the National Center for Global Health and Medicine after experiencing shortness of breath and fever. He had received the first dose of the BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech, Link) vaccine 5 days before admission. After vaccination, he experienced a fever, systemic joint pain, nausea, and vomiting. The patient sought care because of these persistent symptoms. At admission, the patient was experiencing dyspnea as well as chest and back pain that worsened during inhalation. The patient was obese (body mass index 42.1 kg/m2). He had no history of smoking, illegal drug use,...
  • COVID‐19 vaccination can occasionally trigger autoimmune phenomena, probably via inducing age‐associated B cells

    02/12/2022 7:21:02 AM PST · by Caipirabob · 14 replies
    International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases ^ | November 12th, 2021 | Athanasios Sachinidis and Alexandros Garyfallos
    2. AUTOIMMUNE PHENOMENA FOLLOWING COVID‐19 VACCINATION Autoimmune disease flares and new‐onset disease following coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) vaccination have recently been reported. 14 , 15 In general, all these cases appeared rare and most of them were moderate in severity and had an excellent resolution of inflammatory features, with the use of corticosteroids alone 14 , 15 (indicating that COVID‐19 vaccines are actually safe). The use of TLR7/8 and TLR9 agonists, as adjuvants of the available mRNA and DNA severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) vaccines, may be the trigger of these post‐vaccination autoimmune/inflammatory phenomena, 14 as it is...
  • Autoimmune phenomena following SARS-CoV-2 vaccination - Continued research (me)

    02/12/2022 4:54:13 AM PST · by Caipirabob · 13 replies
    International Immunopharmacology ^ | October 2021 | Yuval Ishay, Ariel Kenig, [...], and Fadi Kharouf
    While studies indicate the vaccine is exceptionally safe, rare systemic side effects remain possible. In Israel, where a large percentage of the population has been rapidly vaccinated, such adverse events may be more apparent. We report a series of patients presenting with de-novo or flares of existing autoimmune conditions associated with the Pfizer BNT162b2 mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. … Vaccines as triggers of autoimmunity is a controversial subject. Many vaccine related immunological adverse events have been described; for example, evidence for an increased risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome following Influenza vaccine, an association between systemic lupus erythematosus and the papilloma vaccine, and...
  • Transient increase in plasma HIV RNA after COVID-19 vaccination with mRNA-1272

    02/11/2022 6:57:44 AM PST · by Caipirabob · 27 replies
    International Journal of Infectious Diseases ^ | December 2021 | Giorgio Bozzi, Andrea Lombardi, [...], and Alessandra Bandera
    Here, we report the case of a man living with HIV who, having previously achieved stable viral suppression, experienced a transient period of non-suppressible viremia after receiving a dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The patient, a 65-year-old heterosexual male, was diagnosed with HIV infection in March 2020, during a diagnostic workup for chronic liver disease due to former alcohol abuse. In April 2021, the patient, by then suppressed for more than 6 months, with a negative clinical history and negative anti-N antibodies for SARS-CoV-2, received the first dose of mRNA-1273 vaccine (Moderna Biotech) in the context of the Italian vaccination campaign....
  • Bloomberg accidentally reports that Russia invaded Ukraine

    02/05/2022 9:22:18 AM PST · by dynachrome · 70 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2-4-22 | Theo Wayt
    The financial news site accidentally reported that Russia had invaded Ukraine Friday afternoon with a headline on its homepage. “Live: Russia invades Ukraine,” read a jarring headline on Bloomberg’s homepage at around 4 p.m. It stayed up for about 30 minutes, according to Olga Lautman, a Russian analyst who posted the message on social media. Users who clicked on the eye-popping story — which comes as Russian troops mass on the Ukrainian border and US officials warn of a potential invasion — were shown an error page. “I went on the site and saw the breaking news but knew it...
  • US Navy Rushes to Retrieve Crashed F-35 From South China Sea

    01/29/2022 3:24:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    Vision Times ^ | January 29, 2022 | Alina Wang
    An F-35C Lightning II, assigned to the ‘Argonauts’ of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147, launches off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) on Jan. 14, 2022. (Image: US Navy Photo) The U.S. Navy is racing to retrieve an advanced F-35C fighter jet from the bottom of the South China Sea after it crashed on an aircraft carrier and plunged overboard – taking with it highly classified technology worth over $100 million. The F-35C crash-landed on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during routine military operations on Jan. 27, the Navy said. The...
  • 3,700 TSA Screeners Have Active Covid-19 Infections, A 1,243% Jump Since Thanksgiving

    01/11/2022 10:09:19 PM PST · by Enterprise · 26 replies ^ | Jan 11, 2022 | Suzanne Rowan Kelleher
    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is reporting 3,694 employees with active Covid-19 infections, according to agency data, roughly 7% of the agency’s screeners. For context, the week before the omicron variant was first identified in the United States, there were 275 positive Covid-19 cases among the TSA’s ranks.Like others who work in public-facing jobs, TSA employees have been testing positive for the coronavirus in record-breaking numbers. The skyrocketing of cases at the agency is an 1,243% increase since Thanksgiving.