Posts Tagged ‘raises’

Facebook’s Hire of Patriot Act Co-Author Raises Questions

Social media giant Facebook made a major hire Monday, bringing on lawyer Jennifer Newstead as the company’s general counsel—a move that generated criticism due to Newstead’s work two decades ago drafting the Patriot Act. The company announced the hire by citing Newstead’s extensive work in government. Most recently, Newstead acted as the legal […]

Syrian Army raises flag in Kurdish city of Manbij for first time since start of civil war

     Damascus says it has deployed troops to the city of Manbij, the focal point of a tense standoff between Kurds and Turkey, as the government continues attempts to reassert control over the strategic border area in Syria’s north. The Kurdish YPG militia on Friday called on Damascus to secure Manbij, located close to the […]

Syrian Army ‘raises flag’ in country’s Kurdish province for 1st time since start of civil war

On Friday, the YPG, the Kurdish militias, called on Damascus to secure Manbij, a strategic location in northern Syria close to the border with Turkey. Ankara earlier said it plans to conduct an “anti-terrorist operation” around the city, with the YPG being the target. Also on rt.com Kurdish YPG calls on Syrian government to protect […]

GoFundMe campaign raises over $100k for ‘Trolleyman’, viral hero of Melbourne terrorist attack

Homeless man Michael Rogers, 46, used a shopping trolley to intervene as Somali-born attacker Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was fighting with police. “I seen the trolley to the side and I picked it up and I ran and threw the trolley straight at him and got him but didn’t get him down,” Rogers told Seven […]

Attempted Break-in at Ecuador Embassy Raises Concerns for Safety of Julian Assange

An attempted break-in at Julian Assange’s residence inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Oct. 29, and the absence of a security detail, have increased fears about the safety of the WikiLeaks publisher. Lawyers for Assange have confirmed to activist and journalist Suzie Dawson that Assange was awoken in the early morning hours by the break-in attempt. […]

Washington Walkouts Win Teachers Big Raises

Washington Walkouts Win Teachers Big Raises Above Photo: Fifteen districts started the school year on strike in Washington state. Tumwater was the last to settle, after teachers voted to stay out on strike in defiance of a court injunction. Photo: Tumwater Education Association Fifteen districts started the school year on strike in Washington state—the latest […]

W. Virginia’s Decision to Allow Smartphone Voting for Midterms Raises Serious Security Concerns

W. Virginia’s Decision to Allow Smartphone Voting for Midterms Raises Serious Security Concerns September 25th, 2018 Give me a fucking break. Via: PJ Media: For the first time in our nation’s history, voters in 24 counties in W. Virginia will be able to vote […]

Hollywood Raises Funds for a Foreign Army

These Hollywood celebrities always pretend to be about human rights and “liberal” causes until it comes to their support of the terrorist state of Israel. Source Article from http://www.renegadetribune.com/hollywood-raises-funds-for-a-foreign-army/ Related Posts Facebook’s Hire of Patriot Act Co-Author Raises Questions Social media giant Facebook made a major hire Monday, bringing on lawyer Jennifer […]

Tesla’s Most Credible Rival Raises $1 Billion from Saudi Arabia

Tesla’s Most Credible Rival Raises $1 Billion from Saudi Arabia September 17th, 2018 Via: Ars Technica: Lucid Motors, the electric car startup we described as Tesla’s most credible rival last year, got a shot in the arm on Monday as Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth […]

Pro-Israel group raises half a million dollars for Menendez – eludes donation law

Senator Robert Menendez pledging his loyalty to Israel (and trolling for campaign donations) at 2018 AIPAC conference. See video of speech below. Pro-Israel NORPAC political action committee held a $1,000 a plate dinner for Democratic candidate Menendez. Pacs are supposed to be limited to $10,000 donation, but NORPAC eludes that law… NORPAC raises money for candidates […]

US raises $300 million from allies for Syria stabilisation

The United States said on Friday it had secured $300 million from coalition partners to help stabilise parts of Syria retaken from Daesh, after President Donald Trump demanded that allies help carry the costs of the war. The State Department said it would redirect $230 million in frozen funding for Syria to […]

Strzok GoFundMe Raises $250,000 Within Hours

A GoFundMe launched by the “Friends Of Special Agent Peter Strzok” has raised over $250,000 from over 6,000 people in less than 24 hours, after the fired FBI agent tweeted a link to the campaign yesterday. The campaign, which originally sought to raise $150,000 has now raised its goal to $350,000 – and […]

The Evacuation of the White Helmets Through Israel Raises Suspicions

By Thembisa Fakude The search and rescue organisation the White Helmets have received praise for their work from various governments and organisations across the globe. The organisation was founded by the former British army officer and military contractor James Le Mesurier in 2014. It claims to have saved over 114,000 lives and to have lost the lives […]

Assad Raises Syrian Flag Over Daraa, the Birthplace of the Uprising Against Him

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 5,959 other followers Source Article from https://theuglytruth.wordpress.com/2018/07/13/assad-raises-syrian-flag-over-daraa-the-birthplace-of-the-uprising-against-him/ Related Posts Molotovs & tear gas: Greek protesters march on US embassy on anti-junta uprising anniversary (VIDEO) Greek police used tear gas to quell public discontent when clashes erupted in […]

Smart Technology That Tracks People Through Walls Raises Privacy Concerns

July 9, 2018 By Phillip Schneider A team of researchers from MIT have developed and tested a technology called RF-Pose, which uses artificial intelligence to track and identify the postures and movements of individuals through solid walls.  By analyzing radio signals which are bounced off people’s bodies, the technology can create […]

Synthetic Biology Raises Risk of New Bioweapons

Synthetic Biology Raises Risk of New Bioweapons June 20th, 2018 When “it” finally happens, my complete lack of surprise will coincide with a sense of wonder that “it” didn’t happen sooner. U.S. Researchers Trying to Create Pandemic Avian Flu Baxter International “Unintentionallyâ€� Sent Flu […]

Intl. Quds Day raises doubts about basic strategy of Israel regime

He made the above remarks ahead of this week’s Friday prayers sermon in Tehran University’s campus and added, “this year, International Quds Day will be definitely organized different from the past years.” The sacred land of Palestine was occupied by the Zionist regime thirty years ago before the Islamic Revolution with the plots waged by […]

Pentagon Report on Niger Raises More Questions Than It Answers

(ANTIWAR.COM) — The Pentagon’s newly released 8-page report on the Niger incident had a very clear narrative. From the moment local commanders endorsed the mission to the recovery of the four bodies of slain US soldiers, the report goes out of its way to lionize everyone’s actions, and downplay errors. This makes sense, because underlying […]

“Windows NOT Broken”: New Body Cam of Vegas Shooting Raises Even More Questions

By Jack Burns Las Vegas, NV – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is finally starting to release portions of the footage from the body cameras worn by the officers who responded to reports of a mass shooting on 1 October, and the footage that has been made public is showing that officers’ […]

‘Windows NOT Broken’: New Body Cam of Vegas Shooting Raises Even More Questions

 The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is finally starting to release portions of the footage from the body cameras worn by the officers who responded to reports of a mass shooting on 1 October, and the footage that has been made public is showing that officers’ accounts differ from the official narrative. Suspect Stephen Paddock […]

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