Posts Tagged ‘recalls’

In First Speech as US Secretary of State Nominee, Blinken Recalls Story of Late Holocaust-Surviving Stepfather

Antony Blinken, US President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of state, speaks at an event at Biden’s transition headquarters, in Wilmington, Delaware, Nov. 24, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Joshua Roberts. In his first speech since being named as US President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to be the next secretary of state, Antony Blinken — who is […]

Armenia recalls Israel ambassador over arms sales to Azerbaijan

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‘Whole world turned red’: Groom recalls deadly Saudi airstrike on Yemeni wedding

Yahya Jaafar said that he was with young guests at his wedding when “the missile came and targeted the room and the rest of the house.” He recalled that he “got thrown out of the building by the power of the explosion,” while “the whole world turned red.” The man survived the blast, saying: “Thank […]

VWs using more diesel, failing pollution tests after recalls: study

Volkswagen vehicles recalled and fixed after the worldwide “dieselgate” emissions cheating scandal are using more fuel and still failing pollution tests, according to a study by Australia’s peak motoring body released Monday. VW admitted in 2015 to equipping about 11 million cars worldwide with “defeat devices”, which allowed them to deceive emissions laboratory […]

H&M Recalls Lego-Themed Socks After Customers Spot ‘Allah’ in Design

Swedish clothing giant H&M was forced to remove a range of children’s socks from its stores after receiving complaints that part of a design featuring a Lego man with a jackhammer allegedly resembled Arabic script for “Allah.” A pair of socks caused a stir after several customers complained the print featuring a Lego figure resembled […]

“Smart” Meters: Recalls, Replacements, Fires, Explosions, General Failure, Measurement Errors, Privacy Concerns, Cybersecurity Risks, and Sick People

By Phil D. Coffers In 2011, Consumers Digest predicted that “Smart” Meters “represents little more than a boondoggle that is being foisted on consumers by the politically influential companies”:   “Why Smart Meters Might Be a Dumb Idea.” So it’s not all that surprising that so far – hundreds of thousands of “Smart” Meters […]

‘No time to think’: Hero security guard recalls disastrous Moscow mall fire

“There was no time to think,” Aleksandr Orlov, a security guard at the Rio mall, said. “The first reaction was to rescue people.” As thick black smoke filled the center, people could be heard crying in panic, Orlov said. The security guards did not, however, allow the shock to take over and followed the fire […]

Shell recalls cardboard cutouts of female employee after groping pics emerge (PHOTOS)

The cutouts aren’t exactly provocative – they feature a female Shell employee wearing a red t-shirt bearing the company’s logo, along with black trousers and a black headscarf. She appears happy, smiling with her thumb raised in the air. However, it didn’t take long for some to make the cutouts more sexual, taking photos of […]

Actor Rob Lowe Recalls Terrifying Encounter With The “Wood Ape Bigfoot” In The Ozark Mountains of Arkansas

Hollywood actor Rob Lowe has claimed that an encounter with legendary beast Bigfoot almost cost him his life. According to the 53-year-old star, he came face-to-face with the Sasquatch while filming his new paranormal reality series The Lowe Files. “We had an incredible encounter with what locals call the wood ape [Sasquatch],” he said of his alleged […]

Jeremy Corbyn Promises To Veto TTIP If He Becomes Prime Minister

The British labour leader has promised to veto the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal between the EU and US due to concerns over “irreversible” privatization and “watered down consumer rights.” Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to stop the adoption of the deal if he is elected prime minister before it is completed. The controversial […]

Mother in Stand-Off with SWAT Team After Refusing to Give Her Child Pharmaceutical Drugs

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project Suicide, birth defects, heart problems, hostility, violence, aggression, hallucinations, self-harm, delusional thinking, homicidal ideation, and death are just a few of the side effects caused by psychiatric medication. There have been 150 studies in seventeen countries on antidepressant-induced side effects. There have […]

PCHR: “The Nakba At 68: A Catastrophe Born Of Discrimination And Impunity”

As Palestinian refugees and internally displaced persons (approximately 66% of Palestinian population worldwide) enter the 69th year of forced displacement from, and within, their ancestral homeland, Israel continues to create intolerable living conditions which further swell the number of displaced Palestinians. Report By The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights This ongoing Nakba (‘catastrophe’) is perpetuated […]

Not a Typo: Chinese Company Pays NZ$526 for 146 Million Litres of Water a Year… In a Drought Zone

Not a Typo: Chinese Company Pays NZ$526 for 146 Million Litres of Water a Year… In a Drought Zone April 27th, 2016 I like to think of NZ as a sort of remote, limited bandwidth version of a Mr. Lee’s Greater Hong Kong franchise: […]

Prosecutor General calls for urgent investigation of Varamin crime case

Tehran, April 18, IRNA – Prosecutor General of Tehran Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi called for urgent and careful investigation of six-year-old Afghan girl’s murder on April 9. Speaking in a meeting with district 7 court’s judges, Dowlatabadi reiterated that close investigation of important crimes is regarded as Tehran Court’s policies. The Afghan girl was abducted in […]

Doctors Without Borders Marks Sixth Month Since US Air Raid Against Hospital in Kunduz

nsnbc : Doctors Without Borders (MSF) marked six months since the attack against its trauma clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz by releasing first-hand accounts and video testimonies of staff and patients who survived the deadly U.S. Air Force bombing raid against the hospital. An MSF staff worker walking through the ruins of the […]

Syrian army takes back strategic village near Palmyra, secure oil fields and mountain

     Another strategic village in the central province of Homs has been retaken by the Syrian Army and the country’s National Defense Force (NDF), in an offensive that came amid the ongoing ceasefire in the country, according to the Iranian news agency FARS. The Syrian troops managed to take full control over the village of […]

Djibouti Severs Ties with Tehran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf announced on Wednesday that his country has severed diplomatic relations with Iran. “Djibouti cut its diplomatic ties with Iran out of solidarity with Saudi Arabia,” the minister said on Wednesday. Riyadh cut off diplomatic relations with Iran on January 3, following demonstrations held in front of […]

Cultural genocide: Chemawa Indian School unmarked graves

     Unmarked graves shed light on ‘America’s best kept secret’ of abuse towards Native communities. Marsha Small used ground-penetrating radar to survey beneath the cemetery on the Chemawa Indian School campus near Salem, Oregon. As she worked, she prayed to the children, even though her Northern Cheyenne language would sound foreign to them because the […]

Thousands Protest In Iraq Over Saudi Execution Of Shia Cleric

Thousands took to the streets of  Baghdad  and Southern Shi’ite cities in Iraq on Monday in protest over the Saudi execution of Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. Demonstrators carrying portraits of Nimr rallied outside the Green Zone, a heavily fortified district that houses government departments and diplomatic representations, including the newly reopened Saudi embassy.Police guarding […]

Donald Trump: The only presidential candidate to tell the truth about vaccines

(NaturalNews) Donald Trump is the only presidential candidate willing to tell the truth about vaccines. In a series of tweets made in September 2014, the presidential candidate expressed concerns about administering vaccines to children in large doses. He suggested that administering vaccines in small doses over time might be able to reduce autism […]

Chavez Nationalizes Venezuela’s Gold Industry, Recalls Hundreds of Tons of Gold Held Abroad, May Cause a Scramble for Physical Gold From JP Morgan and Others

Washington’s Blog Aug 18, 2011 The two biggest stories of the day – in case you missed them – were that Venezuelan president Chavez is nationalizing the country’s gold industry, and he’s recalling hundreds of tons of gold held in European banks back to Venezuela. As Zero Hedge notes: As the WSJ reported earlier, “The Bank of England […]

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