Posts Tagged ‘facing’

Students are facing facial recognition watchlists in Texas schools

After a mass shooting in 2018, the Santa Fe Independent School District in Texas decided to try facial recognition as an added layer of security. While the reason for installing the system was reactive, it is hard to ignore the privacy concerns, and the fact that facial recognition is not reliably accurate in identifying people. […]

North Korea says Facing ‘Tense’ Food Situation Following Floods

    North Korea has been a food insecure nation for much of the past 30 years, with the end of Soviet fuel subsidies in 1991 wreaking havoc on its mechanised agriculture. This, compounded with a period of droughts and floods, caused major food shortages in the 1990s, which turned into famines that killed between […]

Biden Warns U.S. Troops: “This Is Not a Joke – the Greatest Threat Facing America Is Global Warming”

Joe Biden on Wednesday told American troops that global warming is the biggest threat facing the United States today. After landing in the UK, Biden addressed troops at Royal Air Force Mildenhall. “This is not a joke. You know what the Joint Chiefs told us the greatest threat facing America was? Global warming,” Biden told […]

‘Facing History,’ a global resource for educators, leaves out Palestine

“Facing History and Ourselves“, an educational and professional development organization that uses the “lessons of history to challenge teachers and their students to stand up to bigotry and hate,” is an incredibly rich resource for educators as long as they’re not looking for teaching materials on Palestine, and are not questioning Zionism. The global non-profit […]

Sri Lanka facing environmental disaster after ship

The vessel, which burned for 13 days until Tuesday, has already caused the island’s worst maritime environmental disaster, littering beaches with tonnes of tiny plastic pellets. With the stern now on the sea bed and the bow slowly sinking, environmentalists fear an oil leak would cause even greater degradation to marine life. Sri Lanka’s private […]

Suspect in Greek-American NYPD Officer’s Death in Court Facing Charges

Greek-American NYPD officer Tsakos before his tragic and untimely death in April. Credit: New York City Police Department The suspect involved in the death of Greek-American New York Police Department (NYPD) officer Anastasios Tsakos appeared in court on Tuesday, facing multiple charges. Jessica Beauvais has been charged with the accidental killing of Tsakos in a […]

Canadian Armed Forces Cadet facing life sentence for speaking against experimental jab

Canadian Armed Forces Cadet facing life sentence for speaking against experimental jab Tap News / Weaver Legal defense fund From Mike Bayer at https://rumble.com/c/FreeSpeechMedia Lesley Kenderasi, a member of the Cadet Instructors Cadre of the Canadian Armed Forces Reserve, was charged on May 12, 2021 for speaking out against the experimental gene therapy on Dec […]

Facing vengeful neo-Nazis and brain tumor, John Daly keeps fighting

 In February 2009 I wrote a piece for the Magazine called “The harrowing story of a Jewish skinhead” – and that’s exactly what it was: harrowing. Due to continued interest and frequent questions over the years, (“Whatever happened to that Jewish skinhead guy?” and “Where is that Jewish skinhead guy now?”), I wrote an updated […]

Facing moment of truth, Bennett still undecided on Netanyahu

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Former Ambassador Calls for More Cooperation Between US and Israel on Facing China’s High-Tech Agenda

A Huawei company logo is seen at Huawei’s Shanghai Research Center in Shanghai, China, May 22, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/Aly Song. The US and Israel should establish a new bilateral interagency working group on China to prevent a crisis and enhance the potential for technological partnership, according to the Institute for National Securities Studies (INSS) and […]

American Occupation Forces are Now Facing Partisan Warfare in the Middle East

The United States is known for demonstrating complete disregard to the interests of the population of those countries that it has plunged into chaos by its destructive actions in recent decades. Among such countries one can name Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, but the problem is not that Washington is just facing a steady increase in […]

Is the DPRK Facing a New “Arduous March”?

In mid-April 2021, not only anti-Pyongyang propaganda, but also the relatively neutral media were seriously concerned about the collapse of the DPRK’s economic system and imminent famine. The formal basis for this was the following statement by Kim Jong-un: “I have decided that all Party organizations, beginning with the Central Committee, and the secretaries of […]

House Democrat Facing Tight 2022 Race Backs Pelosi’s Comment That Border Is ‘On a Good Path’

Rep. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa), one of the more vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2022 midterm elections, told Iowa Public Radio in an interview last week that she agrees with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) remarks that the situation along the southern border is “on a good path,” even as the number of illegal immigrants […]

Facing Down Censure Vote, Maxine Waters Defiant: ‘The Whole Civil Rights Movement Is Confrontation’

Facing a looming censure vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) is defiant in her latest public comments since House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy announced his intention to pursue the drastic consequence for her violent rhetoric this weekend. Waters, the chairwoman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee, insists her comments […]

The dalit teacher – facing a 360-degree discrimination

Who is a teacher? In a loose sense a teacher would be anybody including Mahatma Gandhi who was not a teacher in any school or college and Ambedkar who was a teacher in a college for some time. On the other hand, only the school teachers are called the teachers in a strict sense and […]

Tribals / Forest Dwellers are facing eviction and backwardness in Yogi Raj

   The population of Tribals (Scheduled Tribes) in Uttar Pradesh is 11.35 lakhs of which 80% are landless. That is why the Forest Rights Act – 2006 and Rules 2008 came into force for the empowerment of Tribals. Under this law, Tribals and non-Tribals living in a Reserve Forest area were to be given a […]

Syria’s first lady facing prosecution in UK for encouraging terrorist acts

The first lady of Syria, 45-year-old Asma Assad, might lose her British citizenship and could face prosecution charges in the UK for being an “influential actor” in inciting and encouraging acts of terrorism, Sky News reported on Saturday.  Allegations have been directed at the wife of Syrian President Bashar Assad, prompting a Metropolitan Police investigation.  Sky […]

Turkey extradites Iranian social media figure facing fraud charges

Turkey has handed over to Iran a popular Iranian social media figure, Milad Hatami, accused by Tehran of money-laundering and fraud in connection with online gambling, a senior Iranian police official said on Tuesday. “He has been extradited …and faces charges linked to cybercrime, fraud and money laundering,” Brigadier-General Hadi Shirzad, head of Iran’s branch […]

New Mexico prison officer facing dismissal for refusing vaccine takes county to court

A prison officer in New Mexico is taking a county to court over a requirement for him to take a coronavirus vaccine, or face being sacked. In a complaint filed in a federal court on 26 February, officer Isaac Legaretta disputed the legality of a Dona Ana County directive for employees to take vaccines approved […]

Capitol riot defendants facing jail have regrets. Judges aren’t buying it.

For many accused of trying to block Congress from confirming the winner of the presidential election on 6 January, an arrest was a reality check. Now they are getting another. As defendants charged in the Capitol siege have been coming through court, some have been shifting blame onto former president Donald Trump, downplaying their actions […]

Ex-US Olympics gymnastics coach facing multiple charges kills himself

A former US Olympics gymnastics coach killed himself on Thursday, hours after being charged with turning his gym into a hub of human trafficking. John Geddert, 63, was facing 24 charges including sexual assault, human trafficking, and running a criminal enterprise. He had ties to disgraced Michigan State University sports doctor Larry Nassar, who is […]

Israel will pull out all the stops to avoid facing war crimes charges

An ICC ruling has panicked Israeli officials who can now be investigated, but they will likely respond with intensified threats  A Palestinian girl walks on the rubble around her family’s home in Gaza in 2014 (AFP) Jonathan CookJonathan Cook, a British journalist based in Nazareth since 2001, is the the author of three books on […]

Global solidarity builds for Issa Amro, facing sentencing by Israeli military court

Issa Amro is an anti-apartheid activist in the occupied city of Hebron in Palestine who is dedicated to nonviolence, though he has been arrested by the Israeli military more times than he can remember. “I was arrested, detained, attacked many times… I used to be detained and arrested around 25 times a year,” he says. […]

Netanyahu’s partnership with the ultra-Orthodox is facing its greatest challenge yet

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Six More Houston Cops Involved In Deadly Drug Raid Are Now Facing Criminal Charges

While guns were recovered, no heroin was. Indeed, no evidence of drug dealing was recovered — just personal amounts of marijuana and cocaine. The informant that supposedly made the heroin buy never existed and the supposed result of this controlled buy was actually heroin pulled from an officer’s squad car. All of Goines’ lies led […]

Long overdue? New service Counterweight provides counsel to those facing social justice-fueled ‘cancellation’

A well-known British intellectual has launched an organisation whose stated mission is to provide resources and guidance to those facing ‘cancellation’ in the workplace or elsewhere, eliciting cheers as well as groans. The new group, Counterweight, will help individuals “resist the imposition of Critical Social Justice (CSJ) on their day to day lives.” A video […]

Bolsonaro Facing Charges in ICC Following Accusations of ‘Ecocide’ By Brazil’s Indigenous Activists

    Since the election of President Jair Bolsonaro in 2019, Brazil has seen a spike in the destruction of its rainforests and traditional indigenous territory. The Brazilian leader has since had multiple charges of human rights violations leveled against him. Indigenous leaders have called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Brazilian […]

Mother-son duo facing conspiracy charges for role in Capitol assault

Munchel had been apprehended earlier in the week, but Eisenhart was arrested Saturday in Tennessee and the charges updated to include conspiracy. It’s a notable development in the nationwide manhunt for the perpetrators of the Jan. 6 attack, which left five dead, including a Capitol Police officer. Dozens have been arrested and the FBI is […]

US to Move Israel Under Central Command, Alongside Arab States Facing Iran

US CENTCOM commander Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. walking with IDF Chief of Staff LTG Aviv Kohavi. Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit. The Trump administration will move Israel to the U.S. Central Command, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, allowing for greater cooperation with other Arab countries against Iran. Previously, US military responsibility for Israel fell […]

18-Year-Old Ala. Woman Facing Murder Charge After Killing Baptist Pastor

MELVIN, Ala. — An 18-year-old Alabama woman has turned herself in and is facing a murder charge, as well as attempted murder, after fatally shooting a Baptist pastor on Saturday and injuring his wife. Choctaw County Sheriff Scott Lolley identified the woman to reporters as Melissa Hill. She is being held on $1,050,000 bond. According […]

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