Archive for June, 2021

Archeologists Unearth Largest Roman Basilica Ever Found in Israel—Dated 2,000 Years Old

A massive renovation at the Tel Ashkelon National Park has unveiled the largest Roman basilica in Israel, dating to about 2,000 years ago, which is set to be accessible to the general public once the project is completed. The extensive development work at the park, funded by Nature and Parks Authority alongside Leon Levy Foundation, […]

Singapore Becomes Latest Country to Cast Doubt on China’s COVID-19 Vaccines

Singaporean health officials have publicly expressed concerns about significant risk reported with vaccines from China following hundreds of Indonesian health workers testing positive for COVID-19 last week despite being fully vaccinated with the Sinovac vaccine. Singapore is the latest country to cast doubt on the vaccine. Dozens of the more than 350 doctors and health workers […]

Brazilian Court Clears ex-President Lula of Corruption Charges in another Legal Win

Brazil’s former leftist president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, scored a fresh legal victory on Monday after a federal court acquitted him of passive corruption charges relating to alleged political favors, citing lack of evidence. In 2017, Lula was accused of having granted political favors to automobile companies in exchange for donations of 6 million […]

Scientist Who Denounced Lab Leak Theory Recused From Lancet’s COVID-19 Commission

Peter Daszak, head of New York-based EcoHealth Alliance which has sent hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funds to a lab in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has been recused from The Lancet’s COVID-19 Commission. News of the scientist’s dismissal was quietly announced on the official website of The Lancet COVID-19 Commission, which describes […]

Australian Senate Has Voted to Keep Critical Race Theory out of Australian Classrooms

The Australian Upper House has voted to reject Critical Race Theory (CRT) from the national curriculum after the new proposed curriculum gave priority to teaching the culture, perspectives, and history of indigenous Australians across all subjects, including maths. The motion, put forward by One Nation’s Pauline Hanson, passed narrowly with a 30-28 vote. The Liberal, […]

CONTROVERSIAL COVID; NEWS

Nothing on this blog constitutes or should be interpreted as medical advice; and nothing replaces medical advice from a qualified medical professional; and medical advice from a qualified medical professional should always be sought. ‘The coronavirus pandemic has been created by “shadow global powers” in an attempt to reduce world population, according to Vladimir Kvachkov, a Russian […]

‘Best Managed Reef’ in the World: Australia Disputes UN ‘In Danger’ Recommendation

Australian officials will dispute a recommendation by a China-chaired UN committee that the Great Barrier Reef should be added to a list of “in danger” World Heritage Sites, arguing that the shock decision was politically motivated. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation committee (UNESCO) has said in a draft recommendation the world’s biggest […]

Israel: New Trends or Old Conflict?

It’s finally happening. Naftali Bennett was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Israel on June 13. The new government was approved by 60 votes in favor, 59 against, and one abstention.  The vote followed four hours of speeches by party leaders and the election of Mickey Levy as Speaker of the Knesset. Israel […]

The Lancet Updates Letter That Dubbed COVID-19 Lab Leak a ‘Conspiracy Theory’

Virologist and US researcher Peter Daszak failed to disclose competing interests, the leading medical journal says Medical journal The Lancet on June 21 updated a statement that it published in 2020 dubbing the hypothesis that COVID-19 may have originated from a lab in Wuhan, China, as a “conspiracy theory” as the possibility gains wider recognition. […]

Australian State Gives Half Billion Dollar Boost to Drive Electric Vehicle ‘Revolution’

The New South Wales (NSW) government has positioned itself in the driver’s seat of Australia’s electric vehicle (EV) uptake, steering almost half a billion dollars towards subsidies, tax cuts, and infrastructure as part of its new Electric Vehicle Strategy. The government will spend $490 million (US$370 million) out of its 2021-22 state budget to address […]

World in ‘severe cascade of human rights setbacks’, UN human rights chief warns

The United Nations’ Human Rights chief called on Monday for “concerted action” to fight a severe deterioration of rights globally. “To recover from the most wide-reaching and severe cascade of human rights setbacks in our lifetimes, we need a life-changing vision — and concerted action to follow up,” Michelle Bachelet said in her opening statement […]

Colorado Shooting Kills 3, Including Police Officer and Suspect

A shooting in Denver, Colorado, on Monday has resulted in three people dying, including a veteran police officer and the suspect, police said. The incident occurred at a downtown shopping district in the Denver suburb of Arvada, also referred to as Olde Town Arvada. Deputy Chief Ed Brady told a press conference on Monday afternoon that […]

Sydney Mask Mandate Extended as Delta Variant Cluster Increases

The New South Wales (NSW) state government has extended its mandate to wear masks while on public transport and in most indoor settings for another week after 10 new locally-acquired cases of the Delta strain of the CCP virus were reported. The new public health mandate will be in effect until midnight on June 30. […]

Australia against move to list Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’

Australia’s environment minister said Tuesday that the country will fight a draft recommendation to list the Great Barrier Reef as a World Heritage site in danger. Sussan Ley’s comments come after the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) called for more government action on climate change. A meeting of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee […]

Pandemic | “The Illusion of Evidence Based Medicine”

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Consumer Confidence Increased on the Back of Low Unemployment

Australian consumer confidence has surged despite the negative economic impact of Victoria’s fourth lockdown and the emergence of a new COVID-19 cluster in Sydney. According to ANZ-Roy Morgan’s consumer confidence index, it has risen 1.3 percent this week to 112.4 points, which is above the weekly average score and 14.9 points higher than the same week […]

Delegation Visits Cabo Verde To #FreeAlexSaab As US Flaunts International Laws

Venezuelan diplomat, Alex Saab, who is a businessman born in Colombia, has been held for over a year now in the small African island nation of Cabo Verde at the request of the United States, which is seeking his extradition. Saab has not committed any crimes other than trying to thwart the United States’ illegal […]

Carl Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib on Monday became the first active NFL player to come out as gay. Nassib, who is entering his sixth NFL season and second with the Raiders, announced the news on Instagram, saying he wasn’t doing it for the attention but because he felt representation and visibility were important. […]

Covid-19: It’s time to look at school dropouts

Education is the backbone of any developing nation. 100% literacy is one of the first landmarks used for judging the level of development of any nation. India is a developing nation vying to become a superpower but it’s far from achieving 100% literacy. According to official statistics, India’s literacy rate hovers around 75% which leaves […]

Mussoorie Bypass Tunnel is Expensive, but Its Ecological Costs Will Be Even Higher

Many people cherish memories of visiting Mussoorie ( located near Dehradun, capital of Uttarakhand ), even called the Queen of Hill Stations in India. The famous hill resort houses the L.B.S. IAS Academy where the country’s future top civil servants are trained. The Mussorie hills divide the Ganga and Yamuna river systems which have their […]

Juneteenth for white folk

(Photo illustration: Yahoo News; photos: Getty Images) After decades of educating us about the horrific history of Texas slaveowners refusing to let their illegally kept African-descended humans know that they were actually free, then-89-year-old African American activist Opal Lee began her historic 1,400-mile walk from her Texas home to Washington DC in 2016. All she wanted was […]

U.S. Trans Athlete Allegedly Talked About Exploding the ‘Head of a President’ with ‘Dynamite’

A transgender BMX freestyle rider and U.S. Olympic team alternate once allegedly made remarks about exploding the head of a president with dynamite, according to a report. In Facebook comments reported by conservative journalist Ian Miles Cheong, Chelsea Wolfe, who will be a part of Team USA in the Summer Olympics this year as an alternate, allegedly […]

NBC’s Figliuzzi: Trump ‘Remains a Threat’ — He’s Using Conspiracy Theories ‘as a Deliberate Strategy’

NBC News national security contributor and  former FBI Assistant Director Frank Figliuzzi said Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that former President Donald Trump is a threat to national security because he is using “conspiracy as a deliberate strategy.” Anchor Nicolle Wallace asked if Trump is still a “clear and present danger.” Figliuzzi said, “You’re absolutely right. Let’s be […]

Mitch McConnell: Democrats Want to ‘Rig the Rules of American Elections Permanently’ in Their Favor

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday torched the Democrats’ election takeover bill on the Senate floor as a purely “partisan power grab” by the left “to rig the rules of American elections permanently” in their favor. As the Senate looks to vote on the Democrats’ election bill this week, McConnell took to the Senate floor to […]

GOP Rep. Gonzales: Every State Is a ‘Border State’ Because of Drugs and Migrant Movement

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Evening Edit,” Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX) argued that “every city and every state is a border city and border state,” because of drug trafficking and the movement of migrants all across the country. Gonzales said, “I’d argue that every city and every state is a border city […]

Arizona Audit Winding Down: Paper Examination Phase Expected to End Saturday

The Arizona state Senate audit of the 2020 Maricopa County election results that began on April 23 is winding down. “At our current rate of examining over 100k ballots per day, we will complete the paper examination phase of the audit by Saturday, June 26,” the official Twitter account of the Arizona audit tweeted last […]

NAACP, Congressional Black Caucus Silent About Democrat Senator’s Membership at All-White Club

Both the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Congressional Black Caucus were radio silent on Monday after news broke that Democrat Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) defended his membership to an elite, all-white beach club. Breitbart News reached out to both the NAACP and the Congressional Black Caucus for comment regarding Whitehouse’s extra-curricular […]

Reason’s Matt Welch Confronts Alex Marlow with Debunked Charlottesville Hoax on C-SPAN

Matt Welch, editor at large for Reason, said he did not understand the “Charlottesville hoax” in an interview with Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow on C-SPAN’s After Words about the latter’s book, Breaking the News: Exposing the Establishment Media’s Hidden Deals and Secret Corruption. Democrats, their news media allies, and the broader left regularly repeat the false […]

Obama Pushes Federal Election Takeover Bill Despite Self-Made ‘Policy’ Not to Weigh In on ‘Day to Day Scrum’

Despite a self-made “policy” not to weigh in on “day-to-day scrum” in Washington, D.C., former President Barack Obama said Monday that Congress should work to pass federal election takeover legislation, claiming “democracy long-term” could be at risk. “We can’t wait until the next election because if we have the same kinds of shenanigans that brought […]

Mementos for the Dead: Surprising Burial Customs in Iron Age Britain

A University of York researcher has developed a new framework for interpreting collections of everyday objects found during archaeological excavations, specifically at sites linked to Iron Age Britain. Despite the absence of skeletal remains, Dr. Lindsey Büster believes that such caches in Iron Age Britain were created and buried as a way to remember and […]

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