Posts Tagged ‘takes’

With an eye on 2020, new Palestinian platform takes aim at U.S. funding to Israel

As the 2020 presidential election approaches, Palestinian organizers in the U.S. have launched a first-of-its-kind policy platform in a bid to further insert Palestinian rights into the American political discussion. Inspired by past documents such as the Movement for Black Lives platform, the “Freedom Is the Future” platform, released by the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian […]

Venezuela proves that after government takes your guns, they will distribute firearms to their own socialist militia groups

(Natural News) Americans concerned about the future of our republic at the hands of rising socialism among one of the two major political parties — Democrats — continue to point out the failure of the political and economic ideology in our own hemisphere to anyone who is willing to listen. Decades after […]

Mass shooting suspect, who killed 6 in Czech hospital, takes own life while being chased by police

Officers have discovered the body of the 42-year-old alleged perpetrator, who had shot himself in the head, police tweeted. They had earlier released two photos of the suspect. One photo appeared to have come from a document, while another was taken from CCTV footage of the suspect walking down the hospital hall. The police have […]

Not from a family of onion-eaters? India’s finance minister takes heat for ‘insensitive’ remark during vegetable price hike debate

Nirmala Sitharaman told India’s lower house of parliament that the government was taking measures to address the skyrocketing cost of onions, which are currently selling at more than 100 rupees ($1.40) per kilogram in many states. Unfortunately for the finance minister, her words of reassurance ended up sparking an avalanche of internet outrage after she […]

United States Takes Drastic Measures As It Loses Control Of Latin America

United States Takes Drastic Measures As It Loses Control Of Latin America This week, Latin American countries allied with the United States are meeting in Colombia to invoke a post-World War II treaty, the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance, TIAR in Spanish, which would permit military intervention in Venezuela. This comes as the US-appointed coup-leader […]

Iran takes membership in OPCW’s executive council

MNA – Islamic Republic of Iran took membership in the Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) during the 24th Annual Conference OPCWof members of the Organization. As held in the Hague, the Netherlands on Thu., Islamic Republic of Iran along with Philippines and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from […]

It takes just ONE sugary drink a day to increase your risk of heart disease-related death by a third

(Natural News) Sugary drinks may be sweet to the taste, but not to your health. Sugar-sweetened drinks have been linked to a host of health problems including diabetes and obesity – but consuming them not only causes diseases, it can also lead to death. A study published in the journal Circulation revealed […]

‘EU can’t defend Europe’: Stoltenberg takes aim at Macron’s ‘brain-dead’ NATO

Stoltenberg couldn’t resist debating Emmanuel Macron’s famous Economist interview, arguing that his organization is far from being dead. Or, at the very least, that its brain is still alive. “European unity cannot replace Transatlantic unity as we need both,” he told reporters on Tuesday. One has to understand that “especially after Brexit, the EU cannot […]

New VR app circumvents Israel’s travel bans, takes viewers across Palestine

Palestine VR offers virtual tours across six regions in the West Bank and Gaza, allowing viewers to ‘see the reality on the ground’ themselves. By Jaclynn Ashly Rowaida Abu Eid tries Palestine VR, an app that offers virtual tours of six regions in the West Bank and Gaza. (Screenshot of a Palestine Institute for […]

Sierra Club Takes A Commendable Turn On Population, Climate Change, And Inequality

Sierra Club Takes A Commendable Turn On Population, Climate Change, And Inequality The Sierra Club – long a retrograde proponent of saving the planet by driving a Tesla, eating wild-caught salmon, and voting blue – took positive environmental leadership with their end of the year issue of the Sierra magazine. Stating it is “time to […]

State Takes House Over $8.41 Tax Bill, Sells It for $24,500 and Keeps the Money

By John Vibes After former Michigan resident Uri Rafaeli accidentally underpaid his tax bill by a mere $8.41, his home was seized by the local government who then sold the house for $24,500 and kept the money. Rafaeli originally paid $60,000 for the property, but the property was recently estimated to be worth $128,000 by […]

Greeks march against migrant policy as govt takes in 40,000 refugees in last 4 months (VIDEO)

Follow RT on Anti-migrant protesters in the northern city of Thessaloniki called on Athens to expel all illegal immigrants and close the border to migrants. Footage from the march showed demonstrators carrying banners and Greek flags, while an activist at the front of the procession held an icon of the Virgin Mary. Activists think that […]

Brain takes just less than 300 milliseconds to recognize familiar music

   Anecdotally the ability to recall popular songs is exemplified in game shows such as ‘Name That Tune’, where contestants can often identify a piece of music in just a few seconds. For this study, published in Scientific Reports, researchers at the UCL Ear Institute wanted to find out exactly how fast the brain responded […]

Netanyahu takes over Diaspora Ministry, his fourth portfolio

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was set to assume a fourth ministerial position on Monday, formally taking the helm of the Diaspora Affairs Ministry. The portfolio had been vacant since early June, when Netanyahu fired the incumbent, Naftali Bennett, from the caretaker government after the April elections. On Monday, as the 22nd Knesset resumes regular activities […]

S&P Opens At New All-Time Record Highs, Trump Takes Victory Lap

Update (0945ET): That didn’t take long. President Trump takes quick victory lap… The S&P just hit an ALL TIME HIGH. This is a big win for jobs, 401-K’s, and, frankly, EVERYONE! Our Country is doing great. Even killed long sought ISIS murderer, Al-Baghdadi. We are stronger than ever before, with GREAT upward potential. Enjoy! — […]

Syria takes back its oil fields

On 23 October 2019, President Putin’s Special Envoy in the Middle East, Mikhail Bogdanov, asserted that all Syrian oil and gas sites must return under the control of the Syrian Arab Republic. President Bashar al-Assad had already granted concessions to Russian companies, which have so far not been able to exploit them. During the negotiations […]

Russia takes S-400 air defense system to Serbia for its FIRST EVER drill abroad (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on The S-400s, along with a battery of Pantsirs, were deployed at Batajnica Air Base, 25km from Serbia’s capital, Belgrade, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Thursday. They are there to take part in the ‘Slavic Shield 2019’ joint military drill. It is the first Russian-Serbian exercise of its kind, as well as […]

Video: Syrian Army Takes Control of Abandoned US Bases

The northeastern Syria ceasefire, agreed by Washington and Ankara, immediately collapsed. Under the terms of the reached agreement, Turkey had to halt its Operation Peace Spring for 120 hours to allow units of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to withdraw from a 32km-deep safe zone. It was supposed that after this Turkey will not […]

Tulsi Gabbard Takes Hillary Clinton to the Shredder

…by Jonas E. Alexis Just ahead of the Democratic presidential debate, Hillary Clinton unflinchingly declared that one of the candidates is a “favorite of the Russians.” She moved on to say that the Russians “also going to do third-party again. And I’m not making any predictions, but I think they’ve got their eye on somebody […]

First look at Tabaqa Airport after Syrian Army takes control: video

In a new video released by the Sputnik News Agency’s Arabic-language channel, their camera team is given a video tour of the Al-Tabaqa Airport following the withdrawal of the Syrian Democratic Forces from both the installation and city. The Tabaqa Airport was the scene of one of the worst massacres during the war, as the […]

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