Posts Tagged ‘spring’

Why the Arab Spring never really arrived

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As town near Jerusalem expands, this Palestinian village could lose its spring

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Michigan State Police Trooper to be Retried in ATV Death Next Spring

Former Michigan State Police trooper Mark Bessner takes the stand and testifies in his own defense. He claimed self-defense as the reason for using his Taser on 15-year-old, who then crashed his four-wheeler and was killed in the accident. The preceeding took place in the fifth-floor courtroom of Judge Margaret M. Van Houten at Frank […]

Spring snowstorm dumps up to a foot of snow on central and northeast Wyoming

     A snowstorm dumped up to a foot (30 centimeters) of snow in northeast Wyoming, closing schools and causing hazardous travel conditions. Slick and hazardous driving conditions were common on many roads and highways, including stretches of Interstate 90, in the region Monday afternoon. The Gillette News Record reported that about 9 inches (23 centimeters) […]

Waiting for spring? New US warship trapped in icy Montreal waterway

The US Navy’s Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Little Rock has been behind schedule almost from the very beginning of its military duties. Its first journey to its home port at Mayport Naval Station in Florida from Buffalo, New York, where it was commissioned on December 16, was delayed three days due to the weather. […]

Heavy spring snowfall closes Lesotho border post near Matatiele, South Africa

© Armelle HalseWhile November is known to be a summer season with frequent rains to cool things down, snow has been spotted in Barkly East, Elliot, Swartberg KZN, Sani Pass, Sani Top, Lesotho, Matatiele, Clarens Free State, St Bernards Peak, Underberg, Himeville and Fouriesburg.      South Africa and Lesotho decided to close the Qasha’s Nek […]

Israel to move checkpoint deeper into West Bank, cutting off Palestinian access to spring

Residents in al-Walaja are well versed in Israeli planning law. The small village has been in legal battles against Israel’s separation wall, land confiscation and home demolitions for decades. This week Israeli authorities added another battle to the ongoing lists of obstacles faced by the rural village. On Nov. 12, Israeli forces issued notices to […]

Water sources compared: Tap, bottled, filtered, spring water, reverse osmosis and more

(Natural News) Are you a water snob? Given the state of water options today and their negative impact on the body, it may be a good idea to become a bit more discerning about the source of your drinking water. Sure, your city, region, or municipality may have assured you that your drinking water is clean […]

Spring Hill Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Sex Crime While on Duty

Former Spring Hill police officer Christopher Odom pleaded guilty to a criminal civil rights violation in federal court Tuesday. Odom, 27, was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 26 for engaging in unwanted sexual contact while on duty as a police officer. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sara E. Myers read aloud the evidence against […]

Huge spring snow dump of 31 inches in 3 days at Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand

     Winter’s back up the mountain Mt Ruapehu’s Turoa and Whakapapa ski fields are both blanketed in snow thanks to around 80cm of fresh snow fall over the last three days. Snow fell as low as Chateau Tongariro in Whakapapa Village & large snowdrifts have buried ski racks next to the Knoll Ridge cafe up […]

Fresh spring snowfall closes roads and schools across Tasmania, Australia

     Continued snowfall in Tasmania has forced the closure of a number of schools and roads across the state. The weather bureau said the snow came after a front crossing the state brought very cold south-westerly air behind it. On Friday morning, snow was falling as low as 200 metres, adding to already significant levels […]

Egyptian court sentences 43 Arab Spring protesters to life in prison

nsnbc : A Cairo criminal court, on Tuesday, sentenced 43 protesters who participated in protests and riots during the so-called Arab Spring in 2011 […]

Photos: Spring in Fars province

IRNA | Amir Qayoumi: Iran’s Southern province of Fars with all its ancient and historical sights hosts tens of thousands of Iranian and foreign tourists. Fars Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran, known as the Cultural Capital of Iran. It is in the South of the country. Shiraz is the capital of […]

Photos: Spring in Mazandaran

IRNA | Gholamreza Rezaei: Mazandaran Province, is an Iranian province located along the southern coast of the Caspian Sea and in the adjacent Central Alborz mountain range, in central-northern Iran. The diverse nature of the province features plains, prairies, forests and rainforest stretching from the sandy beaches of the Caspian Sea to the rugged and […]

One Hundred Years Ago, in the Spring of 1917: Why Did America Go to War in 1917?

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Record breaking Spring blizzard Valarie, over 3 feet of almost Summer snow, crops lost

     Unprecedented late spring blizzard / winter storm Valerie ripping across the western USA dumping more than three feet of snow. Record snow falls down to Mexican border, traffic stopped, crops being decimated again by high wind, heavy wet snow and cold temperatures. The inter-Tropical Convergence Zone is shifting due to the onset and strengthening […]

5 Essential oils to stop spring allergies

(Natural News) Allergies affect people all-year round, triggering unwanted symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes. Most allergies can be treated with over-the-counter drugs. However, medications may not be effective enough to stem allergic reactions. The health and wellness website lists five essential oils that may combat allergic onset. Green Myrtle – Green […]

Towards a « Latino Spring »?

With time, many political leaders throughout the world have reinterpreted the « Arab Springs ». What at first seemed to be spontaneous revolutions against authoritarian governements is today perceived for what it is – an Anglo-Saxon plan for the destabilisation of an entire region of the world in order to put the Muslim Brotherhood into […]

Trump Sets The Stage For A Huge Gold Rally This Spring

One little-known junior explorer is grabbing attention for doing something that is virtually impossible: Landing a highly prospective and massive exploration concession that is almost always the purview of the major miners. And the timing couldn’t be better. Panic over nuclear North Korea, a sudden military about-face in Syria, soaring Asian demand […]

Spring cleaning: 5 easy ways to detoxify your gut and give your body a break

(Natural News) Spring is the season when nature bounces back from the chilly winter months and your body is no exception. According to an article on, the body knows that the season for renewal and rejuvenation is nigh — making it ideal for doing a quick and gentle detox. Get your body ready for […]

Spring snow for Colorado: 4 to 15 inches expected in Denver, Boulder

     As only CBS4 told you last night, Denver would see a beautiful start to Friday – and we were greeted to a cloudless blue sky as temperatures warmed to a high of 54 degrees. Then the weather began to change as a storm system tracking across the Four Corners region and then over New […]

Nordic Frontier #16: Spring Budget with Starving Pensioners and Crying Jews on a Yarmulke Walk

Nordfront April 28, 2017 Domestic News: Sweden Democrats still rolling high in the latest poll. Sweden in turmoil. Sweden Democrats had 13% in the election 2014, now they are rolling in on almost 26%. People like the comfort of the Social Dems. Swedes more ecstatic about our nation’s demise Survey number one, […]

Taliban vows to ‘harass, capture, kill’ enemies in fresh spring offensive in Afghanistan

Operation Mansouri, named after the Taliban’s former leader who was killed in a US drone strike in 2016, will target foreign forces with “conventional attacks, guerrilla warfare, complex martyrdom attacks, [and] insider attacks,” according to a statement quoted by AFP. “The enemy will be targeted, harassed, killed or captured until they abandon their last posts,” […]

Areas of South Dakota blanketed with late spring snow

     After enjoying temperatures in the 70s over the weekend, South Dakota is digging out from under a fresh blanket of snow. The late spring snow storm even hit some famous presidents. Mount Rushmore national memorial saw snow accumulations of around half a foot Monday evening. Icicles could even been seen dripping off the giant […]

Photos: Spring in Baharestan, North of Iran

As Iran’s election nears, cracks appear in conservative camp Al-Monitor | Saeid Jafari: Iran’s presidential elections are perhaps among the most unpredictable worldwide. Except for the 2001 landslide re-election of Reformist President… Source Article from Hits: 1

NATO boosts build-up in E. Europe, confirms deployment of four multinational battalions

Poland, Baltic states talk air defenses, want more NATO fighter jets & missiles On Tuesday, NATO agreed to deploy a new 4,000-strong force in the Baltic States and Poland, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said after a meeting of the block’s ministers in Brussels. The move is seen as part of an effort aimed at protecting […]

UNASUR Economic Team Gets to Work in Venezuela, UN Urges Dialogue

Rachel Boothroyd-Rojas (VA) : An economic team from the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) was set up in Caracas on Friday, where it will be developing recommendations to help the national government deal with a worsening economic crisis.  The UNASUR team will tackle Venezuela’s economic problems from a Bolivarian perspective (Telesur). Headed by former […]

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When Was The Last Time You Felt Heard?

Psychotherapy clients ask me all the time, “Don’t you get tired of hearing so many people’s sob stories and complaining?” I have yet to feel tired.  Sure, some days are long, and being a therapist requires a level of attention that is taxing, but never in my 13 years of working with psychotherapy clients have […]

A brief history of the ‘Nakba’ in Israel

This text describes the discourse on the Nakba — mostly the concept but also the historical event — in Israel. When did it appear? When did it decline and was repressed? What caused these changes? The attempt here is to describe historical moments, a periodization, from the founding of the state until today, in order […]

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