Posts Tagged ‘measure’

Trudeau: Provincial Vaccine Passports Are ‘Interim Measure’ Leading to ‘Formalized’ National Document

“You’re not going to be able to get on a train or a plane if you’re not fully vaccinated; in many provinces, you won’t be able to go to dinner in a restaurant, or go to the gym, or go to the movies, or go to a sporting event unless you’re fully vaccinated,” said Trudeau. […]

Rand Paul: NIH, Fauci Still Funding Wuhan Lab, House and Biden Need to Pass Measure Banning Funding

During an interview aired on Tuesday’s “Sean Hannity Show,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) reacted to new reporting from The Intercept on funding of the Wuhan Institute of Virology by stating that Congress needs to ban funding the Wuhan lab because The Intercept’s report shows that “the NIH, Dr. Fauci, did fund the Wuhan lab and […]

Iran Vows Crushing Response to Any Measure against Its Interests, National Security – Official

AUGUST 3, 2021 By Staff, Agencies An informed Iranian source said the Islamic Republic will give a strong and crushing response to any measure taken against its national interests and security, blaming Britain and the US for the consequences of such moves against Tehran. “Although the Islamic Republic of Iran considers threats posed by the […]

The Measure Of Ancient Mirrors: Planispheres, Phenakistoscopes And Telescopes

In some early texts concerning long-distance viewing, the term ‘mirror’ is used, but not as a device for simple reflection. Instead, the mirror takes on other powers, and the term seems to serve as some kind of metaphor for a fantastical device to view scenes remotely. Johannes Hevelius observing with one of his telescopes (1674) […]

Google Seeking New Measure of Skin Tones to Fight ‘Racial Bias’

    Google is attempting to find a new way to measure people’s skin tones, to prevent its products from becoming “biased” against “people of color,” according to a report in Reuters. Dermatologists have used the six-color Fitzpatrick Skin Type scale to determine skin color since the 1970s. But Google thinks it can do a […]

Natural Harmony: How did the Stonehenge Druids Measure the Landscape?

What were the Proto-Druids up to at Stonehenge? Advances in GPS technology and other sophisticated mapping software allow their prehistoric surveying activities to be investigated in ways that were virtually impossible before the 21st century. In this article I discuss their spectacular measuring and construction activities across the Stonehenge Neolithic landscape, circa 3,500 – 3,000 […]

How did the Greeks Measure the Earth’s Circumference?

It is considered obvious today that Earth is roughly a sphere and that it can be measured like any spherical object. Scientists technically call it an oblate spheroid, but it is still sphere-like in its shape. In the ancient world, this was not as obvious. The idea that Earth is spherical only became common knowledge […]

New York Times Covers Up for a Terrorist — and Smears Golda for Good Measure

The New York Times logo. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – When is a Palestinian terrorist not a Palestinian terrorist? When The New York Times covers up her past and hopes nobody will notice. I’m referring to a deeply troubling allegation contained in a major article in the Times on March 6, authored by its new […]

Prince Philip Admitted To The Hospital As A ‘Precautionary Measure’

Prince Philip has been admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London. The 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh was taken to hospital on Tuesday as a precautionary measure on the advice of his doctor after feeling unwell, Buckingham Palace said in a statement. The palace added: “The duke is expected to remain in hospital for a […]

Oregon Measure to Decriminalize Drugs Goes Into Effect, Offering Assessment Instead of Prison

Photo Credit: Reb Center Moscow SALEM, Ore. (Fox News) — Oregon’s controversial Measure 110 went into effect Monday, decriminalizing possession of hard drugs such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and oxycodone, according to reports. The measure reclassifies possession of small amounts of hard drugs as a civil violation: Offenders will face a $100 fine, which they […]

‘Measure how far US is from the South China Sea’: Global Times editor shuts down Pompeo for noting China’s distance from Arctic

The feud between Beijing and Washington escalated on Twitter after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed China’s claim that it’s a near-Arctic state. On Sunday, Pompeo provoked China on the subject by tweeting: “I made clear that it is a communist fiction for China to be a ‘near-Arctic nation’ when you are 900 miles […]

U.S. judge refuses to block ‘No Boycott of Israel’ measure

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Madrid Enforces Emergency Measure Even After Court Rejects Lockdown

Sam JonesThe Guardian © Manu Fernández/APA customer sits inside a bar in Madrid on Friday. The Spanish government has declared a state of emergency to keep Madrid in partial lockdown as countries across Europe struggle to deal with the continuing surge in new coronavirus cases. The move came as Italy logged more than 5,000 new […]

France: Woman Pulls Out Tape Measure to Enforce Social Distancing

A new report from GOP members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee has concluded that China covered up the coronavirus pandemic, and failed to follow international health guidelines which would have likely prevented the global pandemic. The report, which was released Monday, concludes that “It is highly likely the ongoing pandemic could have been prevented” […]

Australia Pushes New Measure To Detain COVID “Conspiracy Theorists”

By Tyler Durden Weekend demonstrations have flared up in Australia over the last month, as Aussies have vented their frustrations and attempted to take back control of their communities after a surge in virus cases prompted the government to re-implement some of the world’s most draconian social-distancing measures. And if there is one thing that terrifies increasingly tyrannical governments, […]

Lebanon takes first measure after Israeli strikes along southern border

By News Desk -2020-08-260 Lebanese President Michel Aoun BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:00 P.M.) – The Supreme Defense Council in Lebanon announced on Wednesday, to file a complaint with the UN Security Council against the Israeli raids on Lebanon. The Supreme Defense Council said in a statement: “We condemn the Israeli aggression that took place yesterday night and instructed […]

Florida Committee Approves Measure to Ban Warrantless Stingray Spying, Help Hinder Federal Surveillance

February 15, 2018 By Michael Maharrey Yesterday, a  second Florida Senate committee approved a measure that would ban warrantless location tracking and the use of stingray devices to sweep up electronic communications in most situations. The new law will not only protect privacy in Florida, but will also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance […]

Massachusetts activists defeat "deceptive" anti-BDS measure

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 13 February 2018 Graffiti on the Israeli-built separation wall dividing the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem promotes the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights, June 2014. Ryan Rodrick Beiler ActiveStills Activists in Massachusetts successfully pressured state lawmakers to stop a bill on 8 February that […]

House Extends Controversial Surveillance Measure For 6 Years Despite Bipartisan Resistance

By Derrick Broze Representative Justin Amash and a bipartisan coalition of 42 lawmakers failed to block a six-year extension of a controversial spying measure. Washington D.C. – On Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of a six-year extension of section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), a controversial […]

New Orleans adopts divestment measure proposed by BDS campaigners

Today the city council of New Orleans unanimously passed a resolution which calls on the city to review and divest from companies that perpetrate human rights violations anywhere in the world. Proposed by local Palestine solidarity activists who support the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) movement for Palestinian human rights, the resolution is not on its […]

California governor signs measure decriminalizing transmission of the HIV virus

(Natural News) The state of California, not known for its rational decision-making, might have just done the right thing for a change when it comes to enhancing medical freedom. The state’s legislature, commandingly controlled by far-Left Democrats, have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that no longer criminalizes the intentional, knowledgeable transmission of the HIV […]

U.S. House Unanimously Approves Sweeping Self-Driving Car Measure

U.S. House Unanimously Approves Sweeping Self-Driving Car Measure September 6th, 2017 Via: Reuters: The U.S. House on Wednesday unanimously approved a sweeping proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls by putting federal regulators in the driver’s seat and barring states […]

Russia-Iran sanctions measure hits new snag in Congress

The Washington Post l Karoun Demirjian: As congressional negotiators attempt to clear a key technical hurdle preventing a popular Russia and Iran sanctions bill from final passage, some lawmakers are expressing new concerns over the breadth of energy sanctions in the legislation. Oil industry executives and some foreign diplomats are prodding them to water down […]

Larijani: Quds Day, day of Islamic awakening

TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that the International Quds Day rallies provokes Islamic awakening among nations. Speaking among reporters on the sidelines of Quds Day on Friday, Larijani pointing to the impressive turnout of Iranian people at Quds Day said the massive presence is first effective for the dignity of the […]

Obama Approved Hundreds Of Offshore Fracking Drills In Gulf of Mexico

The Obama administration quietly granted hundreds of offshore fracking permits in the Gulf of Mexico, allowing dangerous fracking chemicals to pollute the Gulf. Documents have revealed that from 2010 to October 2014, the Obama administration approved more than 1,500 permit applications for offshore drilling plans that included fracking at hundreds of wells across the Gulf […]

The United States Of Europe: Germany And France Hatch A Plan To Create An EU Superstate

In fact, it appears that the decision by the British people to leave the European Union is only going to accelerate the process of creating an EU superstate.  As you will see below, one of the largest newspapers in the UK is reporting that the foreign ministers of France and Germany have drafted “a blueprint […]

Income inequality: Is there a grooming gap?

     When it comes to your wages, do looks matter? A new study says yes. However, in one aspect of appearance — being well groomed — there was a gender gap, according to the study. The researchers found that overall, men and women who were considered more attractive earned more money than their less-attractive counterparts, […]

Israeli troops open fire at shepherds, farmers in Gaza

Days of Palestine, Gaza Strip -Israeli occupation forces opened fire on Wednesday morning at shepherds and farmers near eastern borders of the Gaza Strip. Official Palestinian sources reported the Israeli shooting at the Palestinians in the southern Gaza city of Rafah, but reported no casualties. Like our page on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Eyewitness said that […]

World’s first head transplant to be carried out on Chinese patient next year

Canavero told the Times of India that the technology and team to perform the surgery is ready, meaning funding and ethical approval are the remaining hurdles to the potentially ground-breaking operation. He also optimistically suggested that the patient could be up and walking again within a year of the extraordinary surgery. “We’re looking at a […]

FLASHBACK: Bully Alan Dershowitz protected serial child molester Jeffery Epstein from his under-age accusers

     Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz always felt children were fair game for Israeli missiles. Now the question is whether he thinks they are fair game for the sexual exploits of his powerful associates and himself. Dershowitz and the UK’s Prince Andrew were accused in a recent court filing of raping a teenage girl who […]

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