Posts Tagged ‘despite’

Housing Starts, Permits Rebound In October Despite Slump In Buying Climate

After last month’s surprising plunge in both Housing starts and permits, expectations are for a rebound (or slowdown in the collapse) and they did. Housing Starts disappointed, rising 3.8% MoM (+5.1% exp) against an upwardly revised 7.9% drop in September. Building Permits beat expectations of 0.5% decline, surging 5.0% MoM against an upwardly revised 2.4% […]

VA Released Millions of People’s Personal Data Despite Known Risks

The Veterans Affairs Department knowingly disclosed sensitive information on millions of veterans’ doctors, spouses and dependents despite warnings that the practice “could cause those individuals significant harm,” an internal watchdog found. For more than three years, the Veterans Benefits Administration intentionally stopped redacting names, Social Security numbers and other personally identifiable […]

Immigrants Speak Boldly Despite Threats Of Violence

Immigrants Speak Boldly Despite Threats Of Violence Above photo: An activist holds a bullhorn and a sign during a protest outside the White House June 22, 2018, in Washington, DC. Members of American Civil Liberties Union staged a protest and broadcasted recording of children in detention centers obtained by ProPublica. Alex Wong/Getty Images Silence Will Not Protect […]

Gaza militants and Israelis exchange fire despite tenuous truce

Gaza Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes jolt tenuous Gaza truce JERUSALEM (Reuters) 15 Nov by Nidal al-Mughrabi & Ari Rabinovitch — Palestinian militants fired two rockets deep into southern Israel from Gaza on Saturday, and the Israeli military responded with a number of air strikes on militant targets, shaking an already tenuous truce. Sirens sounded in […]

Venezuela to defend embassies despite opposition threats

Jesus Silva Press TV, Caracas This week, the Venezuelan government stated that its embassy in Brazil had been in danger as Venezuelan opposition members in Brazil violently tried to take control of the diplomatic building, claiming they follow orders by the self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido. Despite Guaido’s claim that he has appointed a representative that […]

Disgusting! Despite president’s outstanding record – Far left hospital staff protests First Lady Melania Trump’s visit to comfort babies born addicted to drugs

(Natural News) For the first time in 30 years the number of drug overdose deaths went down for the first time in 2018. (Article by Jim Hoft republished from President Trump has done more than ANY PRESIDENT IN HISTORY to stem the flow of illegal drugs into the United States. President Trump has […]

Despite Trump’s Syrian withdrawal, the sun still never sets on the American empire

They called it Castle Black, an obvious homage to the famed frozen citadel from the HBO series Game of Thrones. In the fantasy world of GoT, it’s the stronghold of the Night’s Watch, the French Foreign Legion-esque guardians of the northern border of the Seven Kingdoms. This Castle Black, however, was all too real and occupied by U.S. Special Operations […]

Pentagon to Test 5G at 4 U.S. Bases Despite Warnings From Security Experts, The U.S. Navy, NASA, Doctors, Engineers, Environmentalists, Meteorologists, and More

October 24, 2019 By B.N. Frank A growing list of credible experts continues to warn that incorporating 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) technology will one way or a bunch of ways lead to disastrous consequences (see 1, 2).  Thanks to Nextgov for the heads up on another really horrible 5G idea in the making: […]

Lebanese protests continue for 7th consecutive day despite gov’t emergency package

Related Posts UN ‘alarmed’ by reports of ‘significant’ death toll in Iran protests The UN rights office said Tuesday that it was “alarmed” by reports that live ammunition Beyond the price of gas: Iranian protests raise specter of regime change Gas prices doubled or even tripled over the weekend, following a decision by the government […]

WSJ, NYT Celebrate ‘Shale Revolution’ For Investor Class, Despite Its Leading To Our Doom

WSJ, NYT Celebrate ‘Shale Revolution’ For Investor Class, Despite Its Leading To Our Doom Above Photo: From It’s not hard to figure out that corporate media represent the perspectives and interests of a small elite investor class of the US population, rather than its vast working class majority. Simply compare the size of the […]

BofA Jumps As Advisory, Trading Revenues Smash Expectations Despite Slumping NIM, Rising Expenses

Following yesterday’s barrage of bank reports, including solid earnings from JPMorgan offset by disappointing results from Goldman and Citi, this morning Bank of America reported Q3 results which while generally stronger than expected, left a slightly bitter aftertaste. The bank reported Q3 revenue of $22.81BN, (exp. $22.8BN) unchanged from a year ago, and EPS of […]

Despite Resurgent Optimism, SCMP Continues To Report "Deal Prospects Are Dim"

After last night’s utter chaos as algos chased headlines, this morning’s headlines from The South China Morning Post further reduce expectations for any kind of deal getting done before the Chinese leave (today or tomorrow) as despite optimism from The White House, the Chinese appear to view prospects for a deal very dimly. Chinese diplomatic […]

Despite doomsday predictions, US Jewish community grew 10% in last seven years

NEW YORK (JTA) — In the past seven years, the American Jewish population has grown 10 percent. It remains a population that is mostly liberal, college educated and overwhelmingly white. And it’s not getting any younger. This is all according to a new American Jewish population estimate of the 48 contiguous US states put out […]

Cop Acquitted for Rape, Despite 5 Videos Showing Him Having Sex With a Child

Despite overwhelming video and photo evidence against him and telling his victim not to testify, an NYPD detective was acquitted this month for child rape. Flexing his mighty blue privilege granted to him by his badge, a former NYPD cop was acquitted on felony child rape and sex abuse charges this month — despite filming […]

Iran-Iraq alliance unbreakable despite enemy attempts: Spokesman

Related Posts Iran closely watching developments in neighboring Iraq: Spokesman Press TV – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi says Tehran is closely watching the Zarif, Ansarullah spokesman to meet in Tehran MNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is set to meet with Yemen’s Ansarullah Libya Was Destroyed by the West to Steal […]

Germany: 40% of Welfare Recipients Are Foreigners, Despite Being in Minority

At least 40 percent of all welfare recipients in German are foreigners, costing German taxpayers more than 4 billion euros every month to pay for the food, education, medicine, and shelter of 2.7 non-contributing foreigners living in the country, new official reports have revealed. According to new figures released by Germany’s Federal Employment Agency, three […]

Jordan Peterson documentary premiers in Canada despite ‘cancel culture’ onslaught

   A documentary tracking the rise of conservative figure Jordan Peterson has faced hurdles getting to the big screen in his home country of Canada, with the creators telling RT the difficulties signal deeper problems in the West. A psychology professor and author, Peterson first rose to international prominence for his vocal and unapologetic opposition […]

Prosecutor in PM’s cases given top post despite efforts to block her promotion

Liat Ben-Ari, the lead prosecutor in a series of corruption cases involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was appointed deputy state attorney on Thursday. Ben-Ari, who holds the taxation and economic crimes portfolio in the state prosecution’s Tel Aviv district, has led numerous high-level corruption investigations against political figures, including Netanyahu and former prime minister Ehud […]

Photos show ongoing work at Iran-linked Syrian base despite reported IDF strikes

Satellite images released Tuesday showed expanded construction at compounds allegedly controlled by Iran along the Syria-Iraq border, despite repeated airstrikes on the site in recent weeks that have been attributed to Israel. The photographs, released by the private Israeli intelligence company ImageSat International, indicated the building of the site in the Boukamal region of eastern […]

Israel Accused Of Spying On The U.S.; Trump Denies Despite Past Actions Of Espionage

By Aaron Kesel The U.S. government has concluded that Israel set up cellphone surveillance devices that were found near the White House and other sensitive locations around Washington, D.C., according to three former senior U.S. officials with knowledge of the matter, NPR reported. According to the website, the espionage actions were done through the use […]

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