Posts Tagged ‘sparked’

How PG&E’s Power Shutoffs Sparked An East Bay Disability Rights Campaign

“People aren’t used to thinking about what they need in emergencies,” said Milbern, a disability rights activist whose day job is in human resources. For her, the multiple power shutoffs in October served as a stark reminder that as these events become more common, people with disabilities can’t simply depend on emergency assistance from PG&E or […]

4 wounded in Hong Kong mall knife attack sparked by political argument – reports (PHOTOS)

A tense political argument is said to have broken out between the suspect and a family near CityPlaza mall in the Tai Koo district. The attacker then took a knife from a bag and assaulted the group. One of the victims was described as lying unconscious in a pool of blood, while others sustained only […]

Hundreds Of Suspected Pedophiles Arrested in Operation Sparked By One Of UK’s Worst Child Abusers

A global operation spanning 38 countries has seen the arrest of more than 330 suspected pedophiles. The international operation, launched following the conviction of a Cambridge academic for sickening pedophile offences, has resulted in bringing down a large network of perverts who were allegedly sharing child abuse videos and images on the dark web The […]

First all-female spacewalk back on, 6 months after suit shortage sparked embarrassing cancellation

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will take part in the giant leap for womankind on October 21 when they venture out of the International Space Station (ISS) to install new batteries. Koch was due to take part in the landmark walk with Anne McClain back in March but NASA embarrassingly had to alter its […]

L.A. Deputy Lied about being Attacked by a Sniper that Sparked Massive Manhunt

Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy Angel Reinosa, 21, was still in training after having been on the job for only a year. A Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy admitted to fabricating a story about being shot at by a sniper while unloading a patrol car outside a sheriff’s station Wednesday. Investigators became […]

MERCEDES has sparked privacy concerns by admitting it spies on drivers with tracking devices covertly installed in its cars

MERCEDES has sparked a privacy row by admitting it spies on drivers with tracking devices covertly installed in its cars. Drivers who buy a Mercedes through a finance plan give their permission for the vehicle to be tracked when signing lengthy terms and conditions The secret sensors, fitted to all new […]

Opposition To Trump’s Migration Deal Has Sparked A Growing Student Occupation In Guatemala

Opposition To Trump’s Migration Deal Has Sparked A Growing Student Occupation In Guatemala Above Photo: Students hang a banner over the University of San Carlos’ museum that reads “I refuse to live in a dictatorship” on July 29. (WNV/Jeff Abbott) A student occupation opposing the “safe third country” agreement in Guatemala has transformed into a […]

Iraqi man held after fatal stabbing in Chemnitz, which sparked mayhem, walks free

The 22-year-old, identified only as Yousif A., was one of two men detained after a 35-year-old German man was fatally stabbed in a brawl with migrants late in August. Another suspect, a Syrian national, remains in custody. A third migrant, sought after the incident, has not been located. While Yousif A. admitted he was at […]

Graphic Video of Thurman Blevins Shooting That Sparked Mass Protests is Released by Police

Body camera footage has been made public, which shows the chasing of and the shots that killed Thurman Blevins, an African American whose death in June led to mass protests in Minneapolis. The video shows two officers, Justin Schmidt and Ryan Kelly, driving in a car as they were responding to a 911 call about […]

CIA’s Secret Torture Program Sparked Citizen-led Public Reckoning In North Carolina

CIA’s Secret Torture Program Sparked Citizen-led Public Reckoning In North Carolina Above Photo: From Activistpost.com President Donald Trump’s nominee for CIA director, Gina Haspel, is reported to have overseen a U.S. site in Thailand where torture of a suspected terrorist took place. Later she allegedly helped destroy evidence of torture. Her nomination, pending congressional approval, is viewed […]

How Privatization Sparked The Massive Oklahoma Teacher Uprising

How Privatization Sparked The Massive Oklahoma Teacher Uprising Above Photo: Teachers are staging rolling walkouts and mobilizations across Oklahoma. (Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images) OKLAHOMA—On April 2, an estimated 30,000 Oklahoma teachers walked out of schools across the state, some traveling hundreds of miles to the capital to protest. This momentum has not stopped: At […]

70 Years of Nakba: The Deir Yassin Massacre Sparked 750,000 Palestinians to Flee Their Homes, and the Establishment of the Zionist State

70 Years of Nakba: The Deir Yassin Massacre Sparked 750,000 Palestinians to Flee Their Homes, and the Establishment of the Zionist State Some memories permeate our very existence and penetrate our collective consciousness for generations. Survivors of al-nakba continue to preserve these indelible memories in every wrinkle lining their faces and in every cell and fragment […]

Hermanus Land Grab: What Has Sparked the Violence?

Hermanus entered a fifth day of uncertainty, as protests originating from an attempted land grab last Friday have continued in the coastal town. The biggest attempted land grab yet in #SouthAfrica is happening in Hermanus today. Tens of thousands of people can be seen invading the small coastal town of Hermanus. Many people’s property have […]

Meet the Billionaire Family Who Sparked America’s Opioid Crisis

Renegade Editor’s Note: Why won’t ZeroHedge just come out and report that the Sackler family is jewish? The Forward recently ran a story on The Jewish Family Making Billions From The Opioid Crisis. Also, it should be noted that White people have been most heavily affected by the opioid plague, as they have been most heavily […]

The Tonking Gulf false flag attack which sparked the Vietnam war

The Tonking Gulf false flag attack which sparked the Vietnam war Did you know, The Tonking Gulf attack which sparked the Vietnam war in Aug 1964, was an attack that never took place…the entire incident was a government fabrication so the US could invade Vietnam. What makes this more interesting is, lead singer of THE […]

Ex-Cop Goes On Trial In Killing Of Sylville Smith Which Sparked Riots In Milwaukee

A former Milwaukee police officer whose fatal shooting of a black man last year ignited riots on the city’s north side goes on trial this week. Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the death of Sylville Smith, 23. Heaggan-Brown’s police career has […]

SCIENTISTS FEARFUL OF ‘ECOLOGICAL RISKS’ SPARKED BY GMO MICROALGAE

Source: Natural Society Researchers at the University of California San Diego and Sapphire Energy have successfully grown genetically modified algae outdoors for the first time. They claim that the GM algae don’t harm native algae populations and, moreover, can fend off deadly bacteria. [1] Genetically modifying algae makes them grow more […]

New study suggests meteor showers sparked volcanic eruptions

     The impact of ancient meteorites sparked volcanic eruptions, a team led by Trinity College Dublin geochemists says in a report. The team studied rocks in a massive crater in Sudbury, Ontario, where a deep basin was formed 1.85 billion years ago by a bolide, a meteor which exploded in the atmosphere. Small volcanic fragments […]

Russian military denies Turkish claims it bombed civilian targets in Aleppo

The Russian military was not involved in any strikes on Aleppo on June 8 and 9, Defense Ministry spokesman, Major-General Igor Konashenkov said on Thursday. Over 20 killed, scores injured in Al-Nusra & Ahrar al-Sham shelling of residential Aleppo – MoD “I’d like to remind [people] that none of the accusations previously put forward against […]

11 Year Old CopBlocker Saves Unsuspecting Motorists From Extortion Tickets (VIDEO)

“Mikey” is an 11 year old who lives in small rural New Hampshire town that has just ONE cop. While the local cop doesn’t post up to harass his neighbors – as much – the out of town cops stop by from time to time in search of a little revenue for the state. Even though he’s […]

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