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  • Surf City USA now on the front lines of Trump-era politics

    02/14/2024 6:38:01 AM PST · by Fiji Hill · 40 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 14, 2024 | Daniel Trotta
    HUNTINGTON BEACH, California, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Bisecting a wide sandy beach, the Huntington Beach pier beckons tourists and surfers alike, creating a break in the waves that helps gives the city its nickname: Surf City, USA. It is a scene as laidback as the name would suggest - and a stark contrast to the political hostility spilling out of City Hall just a short drive inland.
  • Two Versions of the Death of a Palestinian-American Teen-One in English, the other in Arabic

    02/05/2024 6:57:25 AM PST · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | February 5, 2024 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    A Palestinian-American teenager, Tawfic Abde Jabbar, was killed in the West Bank on January 19, allegedly after an altercation with armed Israelis. More on his death, and how it was differently reported in its English and Arabic language versions, can be found here: “A Tale of Two Narratives: English-Language & Arabic-Language Reports Differ on Palestinian-American Teen’s Death,” by Chaim Lax, HonestReporting, January 25, 2024:On Friday January 19, 2024, a Palestinian-American teenager, Tawfic Abdel Jabbar, was killed in the West Bank, allegedly following an altercation with armed Israelis.The Israeli inquiry into this matter is still ongoing.However, an investigation by the Jewish...
  • Russian election candidate calls Ukraine war 'big mistake' by Putin

    01/11/2024 2:37:42 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 46 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/11/2024 | Reuters
    A politician bidding to run against Vladimir Putin in Russia's upcoming presidential election described the decision to go to war in Ukraine as a "big mistake" in comments to the wives of soldiers on Thursday. Boris Nadezhdin, representing a centre-right party called Civic Initiative that has no seats in parliament, is seeking to gather the necessary 100,000 signatures from people across Russia to enable him to stand against Putin. -snip- Nadezhdin has promised to present a plan for ending the conflict. Last week he also aimed sharp criticism at the authorities over heating outages that have struck parts of Russia...
  • Report: Two AP, Reuters freelance photographers urged Palestinians to enter Israel October 7

    01/09/2024 3:28:37 PM PST · by NetAddicted · 6 replies ^ | 1/9/2024 | Joel B Pollak, a Jerusalem-based media watchdog, published a report Monday showing two photojournalists, one working for Reuters and one working for the Associated Press, urging Palestinians to join Hamas terrorists October 7 in infiltrating Israel. HonestReporting reported: A Gaza photojournalist working for international media called on residents of the coastal enclave to cross the border into Israel on October 7, after Hamas terrorists had breached it, an HonestReporting investigation has found. Mohammed Fayq Abu Mostafa, a freelancer who has been working for Reuters, made the comments while excitedly displaying footage of Hamas atrocities on an Instagram Live hosted in Gaza by...
  • Turkey Calls on U.S. to Use Influence to Halt Israeli Attacks on Gaza -Turkish Source

    12/17/2023 6:59:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan asked his U.S. counterpart Antony Blinken in a call on Sunday for Washington to use its influence over Israel to halt Israeli attacks on Gaza and the West Bank, a Turkish diplomatic source said. Turkey, which supports a two-state solution to the decades-old conflict, has harshly criticised Israel, calling for a full ceasefire and for Israeli leaders to be tried in international courts for war crimes, and slammed Western support for Israel. Washington, Israel's closest ally, has repeatedly said it supports Israel's right to defend itself after the cross-border rampage by Hamas militants on Oct....
  • In the name of ‘fake news,’ NewsGuard extorts sites to follow the government narrative By Social Links forLee Fang

    12/11/2023 2:43:57 AM PST · by george76 · 7 replies
    New York Post ^ | Dec. 10, 2023 | Lee Fang
    Half a century ago, George Orwell, writing on literary censorship, wrote that “unpopular ideas can be silenced, and inconvenient facts kept dark, without the need for any official ban.” That dynamic now broadly extends to an opaque network of government agencies and self-proclaimed anti-misinformation groups that have repressed online speech. There’s no official ban on discussing the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines or criticizing American involvement in the Ukraine-Russia war, but editors and journalists have realized that writing on such topics can come at a cost. News publishers have been demonetized and shadow-banned for reporting dissenting views and the bureaucratic means...
  • Mainstream Outlets Distance Themselves From Gaza Photographers That Embedded With Hamas...CNN suspends all ties with Hassan Eslaiah, who was pictured kissing Hamas leadership

    11/09/2023 9:39:15 AM PST · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | • Nov 9, 2023 | By Brent Scher
    Mainstream news outlets are scrambling to distance themselves from Gaza-based photographers who were revealed to have embedded with Hamas terrorists as they committed atrocities against Israeli citizens on October 7. The Associated Press, Reuters, and CNN all insisted late Wednesday night that they had no advance knowledge of the Hamas terrorist attack, while indicating that they could not make the same guarantees for the photographers they work with. A report from media watchdog Honest Reporting showed that photographers were with Hamas as it breached the border out of Gaza, and had a front row view of its attacks — raising...
  • Reuters Poll: Joe Biden’s Popularity Tumbles to 39%, Lowest Since April

    11/07/2023 1:01:19 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/07/2023 | WENDELL HUSEBØ
    President Joe Biden’s popularity among Americans plummeted to the lowest rating since April, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found Tuesday, renewing Democrat fears about his chances of winning reelection in 2024. Only 39 percent of Americans approved of Biden’s job performance in November, dropping below previous marks: October: 40 percent September: 42 percent April: 39 percent “Biden’s public approval rating has held below 50% since August 2021, and this month’s rating was close to the lowest levels of his presidency – 36% – seen in mid-2022,” according to Reuters’ polling.
  • Belarus' Lukashenko Says Ukraine-Russia War at Stalemate, Urges Talks

    10/29/2023 3:06:00 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 9 replies
    US News ^ | 10/29/2023 | Reuters
    Russia and Ukraine are locked in a stalemate on the frontlines of their war and the two sides need to sit down and negotiate an end to the conflict, Alexander Lukashenko, the authoritarian leader of Belarus and an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, said over the weekend. "There are enough problems on both sides and in general the situation is now seriously stalemate: no one can do anything and substantively strengthen or advance their position," Lukashenko said. "They're there head-to-head, to the death, entrenched. People are dying." -snip- "We need to sit down at the negotiating table and come...
  • 'They're just meat': Russia deploys punishment battalions in echo of Stalin

    10/03/2023 4:24:24 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 28 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 3, 2023 | Polina Nikolskaya and Maria Tsvetkova
    Drunk recruits. Insubordinate soldiers. Convicts. They're among hundreds of military and civilian offenders who've been pressed into Russian penal units known as "Storm-Z" squads and sent to the frontlines in Ukraine this year, according to 13 people with knowledge of the matter, including five fighters in the units. Few live to tell their tale, the people said. (snip) "Storm fighters, they're just meat," said one regular soldier from army unit no. 40318 who was deployed near the fiercely contested city of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine in May and June. (snip) Russian state-controlled media has reported that Storm-Z squads exist, that...
  • Protests rage as Israel passes contested curbs on some Supreme Court powers

    07/24/2023 11:45:52 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 13 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 24, 2023 | Ari Rabinovitch and Henriette Chacar
    Israel's parliament on Monday ratified the first bill of a judicial overhaul sought by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after last-gasp compromise efforts collapsed and failed to ease a constitutional crisis convulsing the country for months. The amendment limiting the Supreme Court's powers to void some government decisions if it deemed them "unreasonable" passed by 64-to-0 vote after opposition lawmakers abandoned the session in protest, some of them shouting: "For shame!" Demonstrations against the amendment began early in the day with police dragging away protesters who had chained themselves to posts and blocked the road outside parliament.
  • Israelophobia: While a global bigoted media Al Jazeera talks about so called "Zionist control", here are some of more of such Goliath Arab/Islamic Media control

    07/20/2023 12:26:15 PM PDT · by Milagros · 20 replies
    Comment at EoZ ^ | July 20, 2023
    Israelophobia: While a global bigoted media Al Jazeera talks about so called "Zionist control", here are some of more of such Goliath Arab/Islamic Media control "Qatar-Run Outlet Warns Of Zionist-Controlled Media. The dire consequences of a foreign country setting the editorial and content agenda. [ ___ Now let's talk about media controlling Israelophobia. Before we go on into a list of rabid anti-Israel bigots like Patrick Kingsley of NYT or Jeremy Bowen of BBC, or Christiane Amanpour at CNN & PBS, three distorters, among many, or entire media outlets dedicated for anti-Israel when it comes to the M.E., like The...
  • Sharp decline in appetite for news in recent years, Reuters Institute says

    06/14/2023 6:14:25 AM PDT · by euram · 44 replies
    BBC ^ | June 13 2023 | Daniel Rosney and David Sillito
    The number of people taking a strong interest in the news has dropped by around a quarter in the last six years, a global study suggests. A report by Oxford University's Reuters Institute says 48% of people around the world are very or extremely interested in the news - down from 63% in 2017. In the UK, the proportion is lower than the global average at 43%. More than a third of people (36%) worldwide say they sometimes or often actively avoid the news.
  • Top US Surveillance Lawyer Argues That New Technology Makes The 4th Amendment Outdated

    12/26/2016 11:55:47 AM PST · by Lorianne · 34 replies
    Tech Dirt ^ | 22 December 2016 | Mike Masnik
    Reuters has an interesting piece looking at how many experts are concerned that mass surveillance efforts by the federal government are making a mockery of the 4th Amendment. The focus of the article is on the scan of all Yahoo email that was revealed back in October, but it certainly touches on other programs as well. The concern is easily summarized by Orin Kerr: "A lot of it is unrecognizable from a Fourth Amendment perspective," said Orin Kerr, a former federal prosecutor and Georgetown University Law School expert on surveillance. "It's not where the traditional Fourth Amendment law is." But,...
  • ANDY NGO REPORTS: Far-left New York riot arrestee was out on bail for domestic terrorism in Atlanta

    05/27/2023 9:29:27 AM PDT · by CFW · 9 replies
    Post Millennial ^ | 5/26/23 | Andy Ngo
    A violent suspect who was arrested trying to shut down a pro-Daniel Penny rally in Manhattan was out on bond for a leftist domestic terrorism case in Atlanta. Teresa Yue Shen, 31, of Brooklyn, was one of several far-left militants charged with domestic terrorism in January in Atlanta, following a deadly shooting incident at an Antifa-linked autonomous zone occupation at the heart of the “Stop Cop City” movement. Shen’s $20,000 bond was fronted by far-left activist Daniel Hanley. The Atlanta Solidarity Fund, a project of 501(c)(3) nonprofit Network For Strong Communities, has been raising cash for Antifa and domestic terrorism...
  • Russian Forces in Retreat Near Bakhmut, Ukraine and Wagner Say

    05/18/2023 7:44:51 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 21 replies
    Reuters/US News ^ | 5/18/2023 | Ivan Lyubysh-Kirdey
    The Ukrainian military and Russia's Wagner private army both reported further Russian retreats on the outskirts of Bakhmut on Thursday, as Kyiv pressed on with its biggest advance for six months ahead of a planned counteroffensive. Ukrainian troops near the front line said Russia was bombarding access roads to slow the Ukrainian assault, which has shifted momentum after months of slow Russian gains in Europe's deadliest ground combat since World War Two. "Now, for the most part, as we have started to advance, they are shelling all the routes to front positions, so our armoured vehicles can't deliver more infantry,...
  • Germany snubs Ukraine on arms aid; Says, ‘Can’t give everything…’

    04/01/2023 5:10:49 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 23 replies
    Hindustan Times ^ | 4/1/23 | Staff
    German defence minister Boris Pistorius has said that the NATO Nation won't send anymore military aid to Ukraine apart from the promised packages. ... [Video at link]
  • Former Reuters Reporter: I Was Wrong to Blame CO2 for Rising Temperatures

    02/26/2023 8:30:56 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 27 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | February 25, 2023 | P.J. Gladnick
    Neil Winton worked at Reuters for 32 years, including as their Science and Technology correspondent. Therefore when he claims that he was wrong about carbon dioxide being the cause of rising worldwide temperatures, he can't be easily discounted. Winton made this admission in Thursday's edition of The Daily Sceptic, "When I Covered Climate Change for Reuters I Thought CO2 Was Certainly to Blame for Rising Temperatures. I Was Wrong."
  • Russia warns West over threatening its troops in breakaway Moldovan region

    02/25/2023 3:26:51 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 46 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 24, 2023 | Caleb Davis, Alexander Tanas and Dan Peleschuk
    Russia told the West on Friday that it would view as an attack on itself any actions that threatened Russian peacekeepers in Moldova's breakaway Transdniestria region, one day after Moscow accused Ukraine of planning an invasion. In Kyiv, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy rejected Moscow's assertion that Ukraine wanted to take over the region, while Moldova reiterated there was no truth to the allegations. The warning comes amid increased concerns in Moldova, a small ex-Soviet republic bordering Ukraine, of a possible Russian threat. Its pro-European President Maia Sandu this month accused Moscow of plotting a coup. On Thursday, Russia accused Kyiv of...
  • EXCLUSIVE - REVEALED: Atlanta Antifa terror suspect worked as a production assistant for CNN and is daughter of UK Foreign Office consultant and New Jersey-based Chinese pharma tycoon

    01/23/2023 5:47:42 PM PST · by conservative98 · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1.23.23 | By Emma James For Dailymail.Com
    Teresa Yue Shen, 31, was one of seven activists arrested in Atlanta last week She previously worked for both CNN and Reuters as an intern before her arrest can reveal her father is a Chinese media mogul in New Jersey ---------- An Antifa terror suspect who is part of the Atlanta cell is the daughter of a New Jersey-based Pharma China and a global diversity expert, can reveal. Teresa Yue Shen, 31, was one of seven activists arrested at the future $90million Atlanta Public Safety Training Centre in a 'clearing operation' on last week. Mental health consultant Shen...