Posts Tagged ‘close’

Actions Demand NY Close Groups Backing Settler Genocide In Palestine

Above Photo: Marching through Brooklyn. (Jehad Dawoud) The whole world recoiled at the May media footage of racist Israeli settlers threatening to kill and beating up Palestinian people in order to steal their homes in the Sheik Jarrah and Silwan neighborhoods of East Jerusalem. The press, however, did not point out many of these arch-racist […]

Kayaktivists Are Working To Permanently Close Coal Power Plant

Julie Macuga paints two scenes when describing the Merrimack River – the first as a scenic site, where kayakers and canoers alike can float in nature. The second image is an ugly industrial site crowding the waterway with tall, brown smokestacks spewing clouds of carbon, polluting the water and air. “It’s this beautiful place and […]

NATO Wants To Close Hungary Behind An Iron Curtain

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. July 9, 2021 | Educate! Above photo: Hungary and Poland sign an agreement for a strategic partnership with NATO. honvedelem.hu. Declaration of the Hungarian Peace Community. NATO and the European Union have launched a coordinated political attack on Hungary to end our cooperation with China and Russia. They want Hungary […]

Video shows family’s close encounter with crocodile after it entered their home in Sri Lanka

A crocodile sparked panic in a Sri Lankan town after it entered the porch of a house and attempted to attack the rescuers as they tried to capture it. The residents of the house spotted the reptile, said to be 8-feet long, waiting in front of the main door of their house at 5am in […]

Homeland Security Walks Back Secretary’s Claim US Taking ‘Close Look’ at Vaccine Passports

The Biden administration has previously said multiple times that it will not require vaccine passports, or proof of vaccination, on the federal level. A variety of groups have raised concerns about vaccine passports, arguing it would be an overreach of government authority to require vaccination proof. A number of states have banned requiring of passports, […]

Homeland Security Walks Back Director’s Claim US Taking ‘Close Look’ at Vaccine Passports

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Friday walked back comments made by the agency’s chief, who suggested earlier in the day that the federal government was “taking a very close look” at the idea of requiring vaccine passports to enter or leave the United States. “Looking ahead to summer, Europe and other countries are going […]

Top South African ANC Leader Threatens To Forcefully Close Israeli Embassy Over Gaza Slaughter

Jessie Duarte — the deputy secretary-general of the African National Congress (ANC) — led a protest outside the Israeli Embassy in Pretoria against the ongoing ethnic cleansing in Palestine — and threatened to forcibly shut down the embassy if the Israelis refused to leave voluntarily: “Go home, go and talk about what you are doing […]

New Poll: Americans Aren’t Willing to Pay for the ‘Green New Deal’—And It’s Not Even Close | Brad Polumbo

Americans largely agree that climate change and pollution are real problems. But a new poll reveals that they aren’t interested in shelling out massive amounts from their wallets in pursuit of progressive, big-government “solutions” like the so-called “Green New Deal.” After all, the Green New Deal would cost taxpayers up to $93 trillion, a truly […]

Australian Kabul Embassy to Close Amid Violence in Afghanistan

Australia will shut its Kabul embassy on May 28 following the withdrawal of international troops from Afghanistan and increased violence in the country over the past month. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the change on Tuesday, stating that it does not lessen Australia’s commitment to Afghanistan or its people. “The departure of the international forces […]

Polish workers fear job losses after EU ruling to close lignite mine

Politicians in Poland along with people living in the south-west of the country have criticised a ruling by the European Court of Justice to close one of the nation’s biggest lignite coal mines. Turów is on the border of Czechia and Germany and it was the Czech government that took legal action to close the […]

Labor Union: Biden ‘Devastating’ Union Workers with Plan to Close Prisons

A labor union with more than 600,000 active and retired members is blasting President Joe Biden’s ending federal contracts with privately-operated prisons that hold mostly foreign nationals convicted of felonies. After taking office, Biden requested that the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) not renew any of its contracts with 11 privately-operated prisons that nearly all hold […]

DHS to Close 2 Migrant Detention Centers After Allegations of Abuse

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Thursday that it will close two migrant detention centers, both of which face allegations of abuse. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to stop using the C. Carlos Carreiro Immigration Detention Center in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. In a report (pdf) released in December […]

I think that the end is very close to us as a state: Gideon Levy

[embedded content] Gideon Levy, an Israeli columnist and board member of the Israeli daily Haaretz, tells FRANCE 24 that the escalating violence is not surprising in light of Israel’s 53-year occupation of Palestinian territories and says only international action might eventually lead to a lasting solution to the conflict. Israel is living in chaos, we […]

Jews Clutch Their Pearls As Van Morrison Comes Close To ‘Naming The Jew’ In New Song ‘They Control The Media’

Jews worldwide are furiously clutching their pearls after Hall Of Fame Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison included the song “They Own the Media” on his new album, evoking an age-old antisemitic canard which allegedly has “outraged” many of his Jewish fans and music critics: In the track, the 75-year-old rock and folk legend does not reveal […]

Police close Temple Mount to Jews on Jerusalem Day, set to decide on Flag March

Police decided Monday morning to bar Jews from entering Jerusalem’s Temple Mount flashpoint holy site on Jerusalem Day, and were set to also rule on whether to allow a planned celebratory parade by nationalist Jews, amid warnings from security officials that the Flag March could lead to a further escalation in violence. Major clashes began […]

Study Reveals Close Genetic Links Across Advanced Aegean Civilizations

A landmark study of ancient DNA  has shed new light on the genetic characteristics of people who built the great Bronze Age Aegean civilizations. A team of researchers from Greece and Switzerland performed a genetic analysis of DNA samples collected from the skeletal remains of 17 individuals found at different Aegean civilizations’ archaeological sites in the […]

Call For President Biden To Close Prison At Guantanamo Bay

Above photo: A composite image of a prisoner in Camp 6 at Guantánamo, and President Biden. In a recent op-ed for The Hill, Anthony Lake, national security adviser to President Clinton from 1993 to 1997, and our co-founder Tom Wilner, who was counsel of record to Guantánamo detainees in the two Supreme Court cases establishing their […]

US States Close Mass Vaccination Centers Due To Falling Demand

by Tyler Durden As we noted a few weeks ago, America has smashed President Biden’s revised target of 200M COVID-19 jabs in arms by the end of his first 100 days in office while moving up his target for having the entire adult population vaccinated. A former Sears anchor store at the Rockaway Township Mall […]

Despite Petitions, Protests and Pleas, Pico-Robertson Ralphs to Close May 15

The near-empty grocery shelves and parking structures say it all. Come May 15, barring unforeseen and unlikely circumstances, the Ralphs on Pico Boulevard and Beverwil Drive, will shutter for good. For close to two months, the Pico-Robertson community has mobilized to convince The Kroger Co., which owns and operates Ralphs and Food 4 Less, to […]

Michigan Governor Asks High Schools To Close For 2 Weeks Amid High COVID-19 Transmission Rates

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday announced at a press conference that she has urged high schools in the state to voluntarily close for in-person instruction for two weeks after spring break, amid soaring COVID-19 transmission rates in the state. She also urged for youth sports to pause and for residents to avoid indoor dining […]

Israel Keeping Close Eye on Vienna Nuclear Talks Between Iran and World Powers, Experts Say

A display featuring missiles and a portrait of Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen at Baharestan Square in Tehran, Sept. 27, 2017. Photo: Nazanin Tabatabaee Yazdi / TIMA via Reuters. As Iran and the US embarked on a round of indirect talks in Vienna over reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, experts in Israel say the […]

World’s Jewish population in 2019 close to that of 1925

Browse > Home / News / World’s Jewish population in 2019 close to that of 1925 April 7, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article At the end of 2019, the world’s Jewish population numbered 14.8 million, similar to that of 1925, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) showed in a special […]

Israel election results: Bennett is close to achieving his goal, And no big sacrifices are needed

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Infrastructure Plan Doesn’t Come Close To Tackling The Housing Crisis

Infrastructure Plan Doesn’t Come Close To Tackling The Housing Crisis Above photo: Activists outside a homeless camp in Philadelphia on September 9, 2020. Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images. There is no safety net for housing, making any assistance during economic recessions difficult to deliver. The spending plans that the Biden administration released this week laid […]

Israeli Elections: Netanyahu Close To Forming Ultra-Right Wing Racist Government

Israel’s election this Tuesday has again resulted in a deadlock, posing the possibility for the most Ultra-Right wing Israeli government in history, to be led by Benjamin Netanyahu, or perhaps a fifth round of elections in only two years. Whatever the result of the elections, one thing is for sure, Netanyahu will likely remain Israeli […]

Israeli Election Too Close to Call, Though Netanyahu Wins Plurality

Israel’s fourth election in two years is too close to call, even though Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party won far more votes than any of its rivals on Tuesday. Under Israel’s parliamentary system, a party or coalition of parties must win a combined total of 61 seats in the 120-member Knesset to form a […]

Threat to close pro-Kurdish party echoes long tradition in Turkey’s politicskurd

HDP may be added to long list of left-wing and Islamist parties shut down over the decades by the Turkish state Supporters of the pro-Kurdish Democratic Society Party (DTP) demonstrate against the party’s closure in front of the Turkish parliament on 8 December 2009 (AFP) By Alex MacDonald Published date: 20 March 2021 10:41 UTC In 1998, […]

WATCH: Mesmerizing drone footage captures close-up of Fagradalsfjall volcano eruption in Iceland

A drone dispatched to Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula has relayed spectacular images of a volcano that continues to spew lava days after it erupted. Footage from RT’s video agency Ruptly shows the mountain ejecting bursts of lava as rivers of boiling orange liquid cascade down the rock formation. A huge plume of smoke rises into the […]

Obama said he’d close Guantánamo — these activists are pushing Biden to finish the job

I remember, as if in a distant dream, repeating through sobs of joy and exhaustion, “It’s over. It’s over.” On live TV President Obama had just signed, as his first official act in January 2009, an executive order mandating the closure of the prison at Guantánamo. To Obama’s right stood a proud Vice President Biden, […]

Cuomo leans on crisis management playbook as walls close in

“Go buy some time, and hope that things calm down” was how the official described the administration’s current approach to overcoming the scandals. The strategy was reflected in a call Cuomo held with reporters on Sunday, in which he said state government has work to do and pledged he is “not going to be distracted.” […]

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