Posts Tagged ‘first’

Titmus Downs Ledecky in First Showdown, ‘Re-Peaty’ Gold for Britain

TOKYO—Australia’s Ariarne Titmus defeated five-time Olympic gold medallist Katie Ledecky of the United States to grab gold in a thrilling women’s 400m freestyle final on Monday. Britain’s Adam Peaty repeated his gold medal success from Rio in the 100m breaststroke while Canadian Maggie MacNeil stormed to victory in a close women’s 100m butterfly. Ledecky has […]

FBI Using the Same Fear Tactic From the First War on Terror: Orchestrating its Own Terrorism Plots

NBC’s Today Show, Oct. 9. 2020 The narrative that domestic anti-government extremism is the greatest threat to U.S. national security — the official position of the U.S. security state and the Biden administration — received its most potent boost in October 2020, less than one month before the 2020 presidential election. That was when the F.B.I. and Michigan […]

U.S. Olympians Chant Jill Biden’s Name As First Lady Cheers On Swimmers In Tokyo

Members of the U.S. swimming team cheered and chanted from the stands for U.S. first lady Jill Biden, who sat across the pool and waved as swimming kicked off. Without fans in the 15,000-seat Tokyo Aquatics Centre on Saturday, masked teams had ample room to spread out in socially distanced seats above the deck. The […]

Shooter Foroughi wins Iran’s first gold at Tokyo 2020

TEHRAN – Javad Foroughi became the oldest Iranian athlete to win an Olympic medal, earning gold in men’s 10-meter air pistol. Foroughi set an Olympic record with 244.8 points, finishing 6.9 ahead of silver medalist Damir Mikec of Serbia. China’s Pang Wei, the 2008 gold medalist, took bronze. The 41-year-old Foroughi surpasses weightlifter Mahmoud Namdjou, […]

Haiti’s First Lady Returns As Mourning Country Faces Uncertain Future

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s political future on Sunday grew murkier after the surprise return of first lady Martine Moïse, who was released from a hospital in Miami where she was treated for injuries following an attack in which the president was assassinated. Martine Moïse did not make any public statements after she descended a […]

Two Major Discoveries at One of the First Urban Centers, Çatalhöyük

The massive Neolithic and Chalcolithic proto-city site of Çatalhöyük in Anatolia, Turkey was a flourishing center between 7100 BC and 5700 BC, and it attained the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2012. Now it is making archaeological headlines once again for amazing discoveries made during excavations and research. Excavations being carried out […]

First positive COVID tests for athletes in Olympic Village

Two athletes living in the Olympic Village have tested positive for COVID-19, the first to do so with the Tokyo Games opening on Friday. Organisers confirmed the positive tests on Sunday and both were listed as non-Japanese. No names or other details were provided. Organisers on Sunday also said another athlete had tested positive but […]

Tokyo Olympics: First Resident Of Olympic Village Tests Positive For COVID-19

TOKYO (AP) — The first resident of the Olympic Village has tested positive for COVID-19, Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Saturday. Officials said it was not an athlete with the Games opening in just under a week on July 23. Tokyo officials including Seiko Hashimoto, the president of the organizing committee, confirmed the case and […]

South Africa — The First Country Built on “Critical Race Theory” — Officially Implodes

South Africa is disintegrating. After the jailing of Jacob Zuma, supporters of the former president took to the streets, ostensibly to protest but actually to simply plunder at will. The official death toll already runs into the dozens, but in a country as violent as South Africa (57 murders a day) the real toll will […]

What Pandemic? New Figures Reveal Age-Adjusted Mortality in the First Six Months of 2021 is Below the 10-year Average

By Will Jones  /  13 July 2021 New figures from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFA) Mortality Monitor released today show that cumulative mortality in the first six months of 2021 in England and Wales is running 0.4% below the 10-year average, once adjusted for the size and age of the population (see above). This means, despite the […]

Lake Mead’s ‘bathtub ring’ shows historic water decline as first-ever ‘tier 1’ shortage to be declared

The US is expected to declare its first-ever “tier one” water shortage at Lake Mead – the largest US reservoir by volume – after its water level reached historic lows and continues to decline. The reservoir on the Colorado river is at only 37 per cent capacity, the lowest level since the lake was filled […]

Demonize first, then kill: a note on the role of media and social networks in imperialist domination

Sociologist, political scientist, and journalist. Atilio A. Boron 5 Jul 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen “Propaganda is to democracy what violence is to dictatorship” – Noam Chomsky  The sentence of the great American linguist offers a good starting point for these reflections that we intend to propose as inputs for a discussion as crucial as pressing. […]

AUSTRALIA: “Today is the first day of the New World Order” !

From seemorerocks @ rumble.com Seriously… listen at the link: https://rumble.com/vjovin-australia-today-is-the-first-day-of-the-new-world-order.html?mref=6zof&mrefc=2&fbclid=IwAR1S5-tuphbRWrEm6MY9ifshzs7Q2Q2S63aQMDKHbw0RixtL9h8rFxGpIew Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Source 00

Police testimony will lead off panel’s first Jan. 6 hearing

A new House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol is expected to hold its first public hearing this month with police officers who responded to the attack and custodial staff who cleaned up afterward, chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson said. Thompson, D-Miss., said Friday the committee hopes to “set the tone” of the […]

Pakistan opens first state-run school for transgender people

Pakistan has opened its first government-funded school for transgender women, who are often bullied out of mainstream education as children in the deeply conservative nation. The country’s Khawaja Sira community date back hundreds of years and are treated as a third sex in South Asia. Many are ostracised by their families and shunned by society, […]

Texas Becomes First State to Adopt IHRA Definition

Holocaust Education and The IHRA Definition Last month Texas became the first state to fully utilize the controversial International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. That definition infamously includes certain legitimate criticisms of Israel. The IHRA definition was adopted as part of HB3257, a piece of legislation that established a Holocaust, Genocide and […]

First lady Jill Biden to attend National Spelling Bee

Finalists in the Scripps National Spelling Bee will get a visit from one of the nation’s most prominent educators: first lady Jill Biden The first lady will meet with spellers and their families before the bee Thursday evening and stay to watch the competition. This year’s bee was delayed because of the pandemic and all […]

Dr. Peter McCullough: Covid vaccines are killing babies in the first trimester at an astonishing rate… an “atrocity” to vaccinate expectant mothers

The Blogging Hounds 07/01/2021 / By Lance D Johnson Dr. Peter McCullough, professor of medicine at Texas A&M, warns against vaccinating pregnant women for covid-19. He said the covid vaccines are completely unnecessary for pregnant women and are “directly killing babies in the first trimester.” Dr. McCullough was recently interviewed by Mike Adamson Brighteon Conversations. He discussed […]

NYC EMTs, Paramedics To Boycott Parade Honoring COVID First Responders

Above Photo: Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News Thousands of city frontline workers — including paramedics and emergency medical technicians — plan to boycott Mayor de Blasio’s Hometown Heroes ticker tape parade Wednesday. Members of FDNY EMS will not be marching up the Canyon of Heroes unless they are on duty and working, union leaders […]

Tajikistan becomes first country in world to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory

4 july, 2021 Tajikistan’s government on Saturday ordered mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 for citizens over 18 years, making it the first country in the world. According to reports, Tajikistan’s anti-coronavirus task force on Saturday said “coronavirus vaccination is mandatory for citizens over 18 years,” adding that citizens should book an appointment with their local clinic […]

Bad News: First Marvel Movie In Two Years Is Coming Out, But It’s About Some Chick

Bad News: First Marvel Movie In Two Years Is Coming Out, But It’s About Some Chick U.S.—Moviegoers everywhere are excited for the very first Marvel movie in over two years. Fanboys can’t wait to see yet another action-filled, special effects-laden spectacle about a man in a robot suit or a god with lightning powers, but […]

First we take Tel Aviv…

July 5, 2021 – 21:17 Iran remains unmoved as Israel resorts to military threats TEHRAN – With the Vienna nuclear talks hitting a deadlock after the sixth round, Israel finds itself more isolated on Iran and is unable to influence the talks, something that prompted it to try out a new military stunt in order […]

Singapore First Country to Stop Counting Daily COVID-19 Cases and Treat it Like Normal Flu

The south-east Asian country has recorded just 36 deaths since the start of the pandemic, and officials now want to ditch measures such as counting infection numbers each day. A blueprint has been laid out by three leading members of Singapore’s Covid-19 taskforce to end 18 months of tough restrictions in order to restore quarantine-free […]

 Only 2% of Urban Poor Residents Fully Vaccinated and only 16% Received First Dose: Survey Study 

A survey study conducted by the Indo Global Social Service Society has found that only 2% of slum/basti dwellers have been fully vaccinated (with 2 doses) and that a little over 16% of them have received their first dose since the vaccination was made available for all above 18. As the second wave of COVID-19 […]

US Tumbles From the First Place

Recently, the phrase US President Joe Biden used during his June trip to Europe, “America is back”, has, it would seem, become one of the most popular topics of world-wide discussions and conversations. So what did the US come back to? In an opinion piece published by The New York Times on June 23, 2021, […]

France to Become First Country to Mandate COVID Injections for Ages 24-59 to Stop “4th Wave”?

French Senate in Paris. Image source.by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact NewsHere we go with the next stage of the “Plandemic,” just as predicted. A “scary” new wave of a variant COVID-19 virus is being used as an excuse to step up mass vaccination efforts, just as those who volunteered to receive the COVID injections have […]

Was The First International Age For A Privileged Few?

The Bronze Age in the eastern Mediterranean, which included such civilizations as Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and Egypt, has been viewed as the “first international age,” and it has been assumed there were extensive networks of travel, trade and relations flowing between these ancient civilizations. But just how true was this for the average person? A  new […]

Asda Launches First Full-Range One-Hour Delivery for Groceries

Asda has become the first UK supermarket to offer a full range of grocery products in a one-hour delivery service, as it tries to capture some of the territory held by Amazon. Rivals such as Morrisons, Tesco, and Sainsbury’s already offer one-hour delivery via other providers such as Deliveroo, Uber Eats, and Amazon. However, they […]

Bahrain king congratulates first-ever ambassador to Israel

Bahrain has formally appointed the country’s first-ever ambassador to Israel, the state-run Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported yesterday. Khaled Yousef Al-Jalahmah, who will be serving as Bahrain’s envoy to Israel, was congratulated on the position by the country’s monarch. “His Majesty, may God preserve him, congratulated Ambassador Khaled Youssef Al-Jalahma, and His Majesty expressed his […]

VICE: “America’s First Black Billionaire Wants His Reparations Check, Now”

That’ll be $14 trillion, white people! He wants a check from the government. And he wants it to come with an apology for slavery, Jim Crow, and hundreds of years of racism. It’s due. https://t.co/mBRxV3cNk8 — VICE News (@VICENews) June 29, 2021 From VICE, “America’s First Black Billionaire Wants His Reparations Check, Now”: Robert L. […]

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