Posts Tagged ‘controversial’

AFC President, Iran’s Sports Minister hold phone talk amid AFC’s controversial decision

MNA – Iranian Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Masoud Soltanifar held a phone conversation with the President of the Asian Football Confederation, Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, on Sunday. The phone talk comes as AFC has informed the Iranian football federation that Iranian teams should host their rivals in neutral venues during the […]

Ex-judge to investigate controversial marine research as whistleblowers refute ocean acidification theory

   An Australian university has launched an investigation into the research record of a discredited scientist it educated, as findings by academics who supervised her doctoral training are challenged. James Cook University said it has appointed an external panel to look for evidence of misconduct in the research conducted by marine biologist Oona Lönnstedt between […]

US Government Kicks Off Controversial DNA Collection Program

By Derrick Broze On January 3, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released a Privacy Impact Assessment detailing plans to collect DNA from individuals temporarily detained at border crossings. Border Patrol launched the 90-day pilot program on Monday at the Canadian border near Detroit and at the official port of […]

Court lifts ban on Arizona’s controversial anti-BDS law

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted a ban on Arizona’s anti-BDS law. The decision effectively ends a lawsuit launched to challenge the law on First Amendment grounds. In 2016, the Arizona Legislature passed HB 2617. The legislation (which was signed into law by Governor Doug Ducey) prohibited the state from investing or contracting […]

Indian PM Modi on the controversial National Register Of Citizens

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) – meant to weed out illegal migrants from the country -was rolled out in Assam earlier this year    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today denied that there were any detention centres in India, and implied that the nationwide rollout of citizens’ list — a matter referred to repeatedly by […]

Group That Sued LAPD Over Controversial Data Policing Programs Claims Victory

Group That Sued LAPD Over Controversial Data Policing Programs Claims Victory Above Photo: Jamie Garcia, left, and Hamid Khan of the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition speak out at a Los Angeles Police Commission meeting in July 2018. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times) The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, a grassroots advocacy organization, claimed a major […]

China Kills Tarantino Movie Over Controversial Bruce Lee Fight Scene

Chinese film regulators didn’t explain their cancellation decision. But another source familiar with the movie told The Hollywood Reporter that Shannon Lee, Bruce Lee’s daughter, “filed a complaint to China’s National Film Administration” due to the inaccurate portrayal of her late father. She said Tarantino’s film made her late father look “arrogant” and “boastful.” […]

DEA Agents Ambush Amtrak Passengers With Controversial Searches and Seizures

The pleasant trip ended at approximately 12:30 p.m. on July 7, 2008, when DEA Special Agent Mark Hyland and Stephen Surprenant de Garcia, an officer assigned to the DEA’s local interdiction task force, approached McKenzie as he smoked a cigarette in Albuquerque. Without realizing that the agents had already flagged his itinerary as suspicious, McKenzie […]

Jordan Peterson Shares Highly Controversial Thoughts About Climate Change

The Facts: The facts surrounding climate change and what we hear politically don’t line up. 2 years reading the science at a UN committee has Jordan Peterson in the know when it comes to the truth about climate change. Reflect On: Why is it that the issue of climate change is so controversial? Is it […]

India arrests Kashmir leader Abdullah under controversial law

A senior pro-India Kashmir politician was arrested under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without charge or trial. Farooq Abdullah, 82, a three-time chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, was on Monday arrested under the Public Safety Act (PSA) in Srinagar, the capital of the disputed Himalayan […]

YouTube Bans Infowars Relaunch — Days After Promising To Allow “Controversial” Content

By Tyler Durden On Tuesday, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced that the platform would invite “offensive” content back onto the site – writing in an open letter to YouTube creators “Without an open system, diverse and authentic voices have trouble breaking through.” “I believe preserving an open platform is more important than ever,” she added. […]

YouTube Bans Infowars Relaunch – Days After Promising To Allow ‘Controversial’ Content

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YouTube Bans Infowars Relaunch – Days After Promising To Allow ‘Controversial’ Content

On Tuesday, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced that the platform would invite “offensive” content back onto the site – writing in an open letter to YouTube creators “Without an open system, diverse and authentic voices have trouble breaking through.“ “I believe preserving an open platform is more important than ever,” she […]

NASA has pictures of Martian "mushrooms" indicating proof of life, says controversial new research

(Natural News) Years ago, NASA’s Curiosity rover snapped a set of photos of the surface of Mars. A provocative new study interpreted those images as evidence that mushrooms were growing on the Martian soil. The researchers pointed out features in 15 images that resembled algae, lichens, and mushrooms on Earth. They added […]

Lapid defends controversial video, denies reports of rift within Blue and White

Blue and White No. 2 Yair Lapid on Wednesday denied reports of a rift within the the centrist union, after some fellow party members in recent days chided him for a campaign video that was derided as anti-Semitic. In an interview with the Walla news site, Lapid said his spot was poking fun at the […]

The road to hell is paved with good intentions? RT debates controversial human-monkey hybrid trial

Researchers from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the Murcia Catholic University (UCAM) in Spain deactivated the organ-growth genes in the monkey’s embryo and replaced them with human stem cells, which can be used to grow any type of human organ and tissue. The experiment, which ended after two weeks without fully growing the […]

California Scrubs Controversial Kamala Harris-Era Arrest Reports

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has scrubbed arrest records from Sen. Kamala Harris’s controversial tenure as the state’s top law enforcement official, according to the Washington Free Beacon.  The purge was conducted during a ‘routine website redesign,’ removing public access to several key incarceration reports.  Twice a year, the CDCR releases information about the […]

Controversial Justice Department Inspector General Russiagate Report, FBI “Willingness” to Damage Trump’s Presidential Campaign

Michael Horowitz serves as Justice Department inspector general (IG). His 2016 – 2018 probe into Hillary’s unsecured private server use for official State Department business – including easily hacked documents marked “classified,” “secret” and “top secret” was damning. Horowitz found evidence of FBI “willingness” to damage Trump’s presidential campaign when James Comey served as director. […]

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill after backlash

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that a debate on a controversial extradition bill will be suspended, after hundreds of thousands of people in the territory protested against it. “There were indeed inadequacies, the bill has caused a lot of division in society,” Lam said on Saturday. She said there were […]

Hillary Clinton’s Controversial Younger Brother Dies

Hillary Clinton’s ‘controversial’ younger brother, Tony Rodham, died on Friday. He was 64. “We lost my brother Tony last night,” Clinton wrote on Twitter. “It’s hard to find words, my mind is flooded with memories of him today. When he walked into a room he’d light it up with laughter.” “He was kind, generous, & […]

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