Posts Tagged ‘expands’

Xi Jinping Greatly Expands Chinese Military’s Mandate Beyond Defense, Tells World Not to Worry

A Chinese Communist Party regulation signed by dictator Xi Jinping, whose many titles include chairmanship of the Central Military Commission (CMC), greatly expands the mandate of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to conduct “non-war military activities” – a benign-sounding term that happens to be very similar to the language Russian dictator Vladimir Putin employs to […]

New Ship Expands Iran Desire to Challenge U.S. Navy Primacy

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard is building a massive new support ship near the strategic Strait of Hormuz as it tries to expand its naval presence in waters vital to international energy supplies and beyond, satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press show.

$1.5 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill Expands Diversity, Inclusion at Office of Director of National Intelligence

The $1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill the House plans to vote on Wednesday contains a provision that would expand diversity, equality, and inclusion at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. House leaders released the legislative text for the $1.5 trillion omnibus bill Wednesday morning; the House plans to pass the bill by the […]

Russia Expands Its Influence in Faraway Lands

Over the last decade, Russia has been successfully strengthening its influence in different parts of the world: first and foremost, in the countries of Asia and Africa.  The trade turnover with them has been growing every year, including the countries of South-East Asia, where Indonesia – the most populous state in the region (274 million […]

Twitter Expands List of Factually True Statements They’ll Ban You For Stating

By Chris Menahan Twitter under newly appointed CEO Parag Agrawal has expanded its list of factually true statements they’ll ban you for stating to include the claim that vaccinated people can “spread” covid. From Reclaim The Net, “Twitter will now ban users that repeatedly claim vaccinated people can spread Covid”: Twitter has quietly updated its […]

NYC Mayor Expands Vaccine Mandate To All City Workers, Offers $500 “Carrot”

The mayor told MSNBC in an interview Wednesday morning that his mandate will now expand to “all city agencies, all city workers. It’s time for everyone to get vaccinated,” de Blasio said. “Our public employees are going to lead us out of the Covid era.” So, starting Wednesday, the mayor is once again attempting a […]

Spanish Island Expands As Lava From Volcano Continues To Flow Into Ocean

LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Canary Islands (AP) — The surface of Spain’s La Palma island is continuing to expand as lava from a volcano flows into the Atlantic Ocean and hardens when it comes into contact with the water, European Union scientists said Thursday. Copernicus, the European Union’s Earth observation program, said Thursday that its […]

Elon Musk Expects Chip Shortage to Be Short-Lived as Production Capacity Expands

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk said Friday that he sees an end to the semiconductor supply shortage in relatively short order thanks to new chip plants being planned and already under construction. “There’s a lot of chip fabrication plants that are being built,” Musk said via video uplink at an Italian Tech Week event. “I think […]

Ethiopia: TPLF terrorism expands, civilians massacred

Image Credit: David BURNETT (CONTACT Press Images) As the armed conflict between Ethiopia and the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) enters a new phase, Ethiopians are uniting against their common enemy. The TPLF is not a group of freedom fighters standing up for the downtrodden; they are a terrorist insurgent force waging a war against […]

Protesters Rage, NATO Expands, Big Pharma Recalls – New World Next Week

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Watch on Archive / BitChute / Odysee This week on the New World Next Week: global protests against vaxx passports and lockdowns step up as the global civil war heats up; NATO gains an operational command in the US as they grease the skids in Afghanistan; and the same […]

Japan Expands COVID-19 Emergency After Record Spikes Amid Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency to four more areas in addition to Tokyo on Friday following record spikes in infections as the capital hosts the Olympics. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared an emergency in Saitama, Kanagawa and Chiba, near Tokyo, as well as in the western city of Osaka, effective […]

Belarus expands crackdown on independent media

Belarusian authorities on Friday widened their crackdown on independent media, raiding media offices and journalists’ homes across the ex-Soviet nation. The Belarusian Association of Journalists said the authorities searched apartments and offices of at least 21 journalists in the capital of Minsk and cities of Brest, Gomel, Grodno and Pinsk. “The authorities are using an […]

Gov. Ron DeSantis Forces Tuition Refunds for Jobless Grads, Expands Vocational Training

Republican Governor Ron DeSantis will sign legislation into law that will expand access to vocational training and apprenticeships for Floridians. House Bill 1507 will give $25 million to state colleges for workforce funding and $10 million for apprenticeship grants. DeSantis is tapping into a growing trend in the United States of college-free career paths in […]

Indonesia Expands Submarine Fleet in Response to China’s Aggression in South China Sea

Indonesian military sources have revealed that the country is planning to expand its submarine fleet from four vessels to 12, in response to China’s repeated incursions into disputed waters in the South China Sea. Indonesia has the world’s third largest water territory under its exclusive economic zone (EEZ), but currently has just four submarines. By […]

Wisconsin State Assembly Speaker Expands Investigation into Zuckerberg-Funded CTCL

The speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly announced Thursday he is expanding the state legislature’s investigation into the conduct of several city officials and the Mark Zuckerberg-funded Center for Technology and Civic Life (CTCL) during the 2020 election. Center Square reported: Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, told News Talk 1130 WISN’s Dan O’Donnell on Thursday […]

Japan Expands COVID-19 Emergency Just 2 Months Before Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Friday further expanded a coronavirus state of emergency from six areas, including Tokyo, to nine, as Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga repeated his determination to hold the Olympics in just over two months. Japan has been struggling to slow infections ahead of the games. The three additions are Japan’s northern island […]

Merriam-Webster Expands Definition of ‘Anti-Vaxxer’ to Include Those Who Oppose Forced Jabs

The Merriam-Webster dictionary has expanded its definition of “anti-vaxxer” to include those who oppose mandatory jabs. Yes, really. The full definition of ‘anti-vaxxer’ now states, “a person who opposes vaccination or laws that mandate vaccination.” The Merriam-Webster dictionary has changed their definition of ‘anti-vaxxer’ to include ‘people who oppose laws that mandate vaccination’. Welcome to […]

Tyranny Continues and Expands: Head of German Police Union Calls For Ban on Anti-Lockdown Protests

The head of the German Police Union has called for a total ban on all anti-lockdown protests because participants are not wearing masks or practicing social distancing. Well, duh! After numerous hugely attended protests across Germany in recent months, Rainer Wendt has had enough and wants the government to criminalize them before they can begin. […]

Fact Check: Major League Baseball Moves All-Star Game over Law that Expands Some Voting

CLAIM: Major League Baseball (MLB) is moving the All-Star Game out of Atlanta because of a law that restricts voting. VERDICT: FALSE. The new Georgia law actually expands some voting, contrary to claims by Democrats and the media. MLB became the latest victim of a hoax about Georgia’s voting law when it announced Friday that it […]

Indian PM Modi receives domestic coronavirus vaccine as country expands inoculation program to seniors

Indian PM Narendra Modi has received his first shot of the country’s domestically produced Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, kicking off the second stage of the nation’s massive inoculation drive, which is now focused on the elderly. India entered its next stage of the mass-vaccination campaign on Monday, expanding the drive to include people aged over 60 […]

American Airlines Expands Use Of “Immunity Passports” On International Flights

We have been warning about the likelihood that immunity passports would soon become ubiquitous on international (and maybe even domestic) flights as air travelers appreciate the allure of simply storing one’s COVID test and/or vaccination status on a smartphone app had become almost too simple to pass up. China started using smartphones to track individual COVID […]

Israel expands vaccination drive to anyone over the age of 16, starting Thursday

The Health Ministry on Wednesday ordered health providers to prepare to offer vaccines to the entire adult public starting Thursday, as infection levels remained high and the cabinet was set to decide whether to extend the nationwide tightened lockdown from Friday to Sunday. Israel has led the world’s most rapid inoculation campaign, with over a […]

China expands lockdowns, cancels summit, amid new COVID-19 outbreak

World Health Organization scientists are due to arrive in China on Thursday to investigate the origins of the coronavirus.

Teen Talk App Expands Its Reach

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (JBBBSLA) announced on Jan. 6 that their updated Teen Talk mental health shared platform can now operate on both iOS and Android devices. With this technology update, Teen Talk can reach more teen users and support their mental health during the pandemic. Since May of 2018, Teen […]

Argentina’s rabbinical seminary expands to Uruguay

The Latin American Rabbinical Seminary based in Argentina is opening a new branch in Uruguay, a country that has lured many South Americans during the pandemic with tax breaks and a low COVID-19 infection rate. Daniel Dolinsky, rabbi of Nueva Congregación Israelita de Montevideo or NCI, will be the director of the new institution in […]

Dems Panic as Durham Expands Team Due to ‘Excellent Progress’ on Trump-Russia Hoax

Special Counsel John Durham is expanding his team due to the “excellent progress” he is making in the Trump-Russia hoax probe. A federal law enforcement official familiar with the probe told Fox News that Durham is adding prosecutors to his team as his investigation ramps up. Durham was appointed by Attorney General Bill Barr in October as special counsel. […]

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FIGHTS IRAN IN MIDDLE EAST AS QODS FORCE EXPANDS IN U.S. BACKYARD

[embedded content] South Front The United States and Israel are preparing for even more military action against Iran following the assassination of prominent nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, in the countryside of Tehran last week. The Israeli Defense Forces and the United States have already stepped up coordination mechanisms to react to what Israeli media likes […]

Twitter expands hate speech rules to include race, ethnicity

Twitter Inc on Wednesday expanded its policy barring hateful speech to include “language that dehumanizes people on the basis of race, ethnicity and national origin,” it said in a statement. The company banned speech that dehumanizes others based on religion or caste last year and updated the rule in March to add age, disability and […]

How Iran expands its influence in Iraq: By building shrines

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Maryland Governor Expands COVID-19 Snitch Line, Says “No Constitutional Right” To Go Maskless

By Tyler Durden Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) says Americans have ‘no constitutional right’ to refuse wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic, likening it to refusing to wear a seat belt or follow the speed limit. “It’s sort of like saying I have a constitutional right to drive drunk, I have a constitutional right […]

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