Posts Tagged ‘heats’

Racketeering lawsuit heats up wine vs. weed war in Oregon

   The rolling hills of northern Oregon produce some of the most prized wine in America. But there’s rivalry from a new neighbor: Cannabis farms. With grapes and buds competing for the same soil, messy legal battles have ensued. A number of racketeering lawsuits taken by winemakers against pot growers have languished and failed in […]

Korea tension heats up as Trump adviser Bolton visits

Frank Smith Press TV, Seoul US national security adviser John Bolton has met with the South Korean foreign minister and other officials in the capital Seoul amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Their talks come as US-South Korea joint military drills, which have been harshly criticized by North Korea, approach. A trade spat […]

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, Gulf Heats Up

  In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a meeting during his provincial tour to the North Khorasan, Iran, Sunday, July 14, 2019. Rouhani said his country is ready to negotiate with the United States if Washington lifts its economic sanctions. (Iranian […]

Google, Intel & Others Cut Ties With Huawei As Trade War Heats Up

Update (10 am ET): After Google revoked its Android license, Huawei has released a statement to the Verge promising that users of its devices will still receive security updates and after-sales services…and that Huawei would begin working on a ‘sustainable ecosystem’ of its own. The company also promised to build a ‘sustainable ecosystem’ of its […]

Information war between Palestinian resistance and Israel heats up after botched raid

The war between Hamas (which leads the Palestinian resistance) and Israel is now also being fought online. Israel’s recently failed attack on Gaza was an important victory for Hamas. “Palestinians everywhere have provided very valuable and important information which serves the resistance regarding the consequences of the Operation Sword Edge,” Abu-Obeida, the spokesman of the […]

The Fight For Net Neutrality Heats Up As Democrats Take The House

The Fight For Net Neutrality Heats Up As Democrats Take The House Above Photo: People gather to rally in favor of net neutrality in San Francisco, California, on December 7, 2017.CHARLES MOEHLE / FLICKR The fight to restore net neutrality is heating up in the wake of the midterm elections. Every Democrat in the House of […]

‘Just gold everywhere’: Australia gold rush heats up after 2 nuggets worth $11mn found 4 days apart

“You might go your whole life and you’ll never see anything like it. It’s definitely a once-in-a-lifetime discovery,” senior geologist Zaf Thanos said, as quoted by ABC Australia. “As a geologist, like I said, you get excited by a pinhead speck. But to see something on this scale is just phenomenal. This sort of bonanza […]

The Race to Patent Magic Mushrooms Heats Up

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times There’s a certain magic to the business of patenting medicines. For decades, pharmaceutical companies have been seeking out indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants and bringing this into the laboratory in order to develop synthesized or variant versions of natural medicines, then patenting them. This is an insanely profitable […]

Struggle over Iran’s largest private university heats up

Al-Monitor | Zep Kalb: On April 23, hours after the conservative daily Kayhan proclaimed that “[Islamic] Azad University is awaiting major restructuring,” four members of the institution’s nine-member board of trustees called a special session. Later in the day, Hamid Mirzadeh, the president of Islamic Azad University (IAU), received a note telling him to either […]

71% Of Americans Anxious About Rigged Economy Agaisnt Them

Print Friendly Above Photo: photosteve101/Creative Commons Welcome to the post-Brexit world – a global economic outlook more uncertain than ever. Before we all go raising alarms though, remember: many of the economic fundamentals in the American economy are strong.  Still, there have been signs of economic uncertainty. The Fed’s being cautious on interest rates. The May unemployment report showed […]

Lugansk People’s Republic calls for diplomatic ‘total mobilization’ – force Poroshenko to abide by Minsk!

     The head of the LPR, Igor Plotnitsky, has appealed to the Republic’s citizens with a statement concerning Kiev’s failure to fulfill the Minsk Agreements: Dear compatriots! Dear countrymen! Since the very beginning, we have traversed the path of goodness, lawfulness and justice. We went out to hold legal protests against the violent coup in […]

Lawsuit: Lazy San Bernardino Cops Wrongly Jailed 450 People

A California man is saying in a federal class-action lawsuit that the San Bernardino County sheriff’s department has wrongfully jailed hundreds of people over the last five years simply because they are too lazy to utilize available resources. Filed against the city of Colton, the Colton police department, San Bernardino County, the San Bernardino County […]

Thousands Attend London Protest Against Nuclear Weapons

Print Friendly Above Photo: Protesters at the anti-Trident demonstration in Trafalgar Square. From Wsws.org. Several tens of thousands demonstrated in London Saturday in opposition to the planned renewal of the UK Trident nuclear missile system. The protest was called by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND). A parliamentary vote on renewing Trident, which is housed on […]

The Blood Of The Earth: Agriculture, Land Rights, And Haitian History

Print Friendly Above Photo: In this photo, Haitian farmers maximize productivity in small lots by utilizing a technique – adapted from Nicaragua – of planting in recycled tires. Roberto (Bear) Guerra. Yesterday, January 12, on the sixth anniversary of the 7.0 earthquake, Haitians mourned the countless lives lost. Among the many aftershocks they face is disaster capitalism, […]

Forty Brazilian diplomats issue statement against Dani Dayan appointment

On Thursday January 8, a group of 40 retired Brazilian diplomats signed a statement against Israel’s appointment of Mr. Dani Dayan for the Israeli Embassy in Brazil, re-stating discontentment with the way Dayan was announced and with his role in the settlement movement, which they view as an affront to Brazil’s positions against the Israeli […]

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