Posts Tagged ‘standoff’

Pharma CEOs grilled by Sanders: A standoff on drug pricing

“In a fiery Senate showdown, Senator Bernie Sanders challenges Big Pharma on exorbitant U.S. drug prices, revealing the stark divide between profit margins and patient access to essential medications.” Source

How Gaza is impacting the Great Power standoff

JAN 24, 2024 Source Mohamad Hasan Sweidan While China-led multipolarity has accelerated the decline of the American era, the war in Gaza may end it altogether. What is unfolding today in West Asia — the Gaza war and its regional expansion — cannot be viewed separately from the international transformations that have grown in momentum over the past few […]

The US has no strategy for ending the standoff with Iran

U.S. President Joe Biden sent his key Middle East advisor, Brett McGurk, on a quiet trip to Oman on May 8. The purpose of the trip was to try to revive efforts to reestablish a nuclear agreement of some kind with Iran. Oman is the conduit for most U.S. communication with Iran. The trip further […]

Elections turn Turkey into yet another arena of the US-Russian standoff

The parliamentary and presidential elections held on May 14 this year in Turkey, to which the special attention of external observers is riveted, nevertheless did not surprise with their results. First of all, the elections confirmed the high tension and the state of an almost proportional split in Turkish society into supporters and opponents of […]

Dutch Farmers: Agriculture Minister Resigns as Standoff over EU’s Green Agenda Continues

The Minister of Agriculture in the Netherlands resigned amid the ongoing dispute with the nation’s farmers over the EU-driven green agenda.

Ukraine, Russia Sign Deals To End Standoff Over Grain That Threatened World Food Security

Russian and Ukrainian officials have signed deals with Turkey and the U.N. to export grain that has been stuck in Black Sea ports due to the war in Ukraine. Source

The Role Played by Oceania in the Global Standoff

At present the world is divided into two major camps on the principle of global redistribution of resources. One of these two groups consists of the BRICS group, with a population of 3.2 billion people, dominated by such giants as China, India and Russia, plus their allies around the world. The other group consists of […]

Chicago Cancels School for Third Straight Day Amid Standoff With Teachers Union

Chicago canceled classes on Friday amid a standoff with the city’s teachers union (CTU), which is refusing to teach in-person. Parents were told late Thursday that classes were axed for the third straight day as “we continue working to get CTU staff back in our buildings.” A small number of schools may be able to […]

USA-South Korean Military Cooperation and the Sino-US Standoff

As the year 2021 comes to a close, the global Sino-American conflict continues, which could radically change our attitude as to how we see the world today. Media reports on the current events do not often mention one of its important world players, the Republic of Korea (or South Korea). After all, most people associate […]

REPORT: West Texas Deputy Killed During SWAT Standoff

A Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office deputy was shot and killed during a SWAT standoff in the West Texas city of Levelland. Two other deputies were shot and are in critical condition, according to reports from Lubbock. The Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas posted on Facebook that the leader of the Lubbock […]

Heavily Armed “Rise Of The Moors” Members In Standoff With Massachusetts Police On I-95

The standoff began around 0200 ET when police pulled over two cars on I-95 between Lynnfield and Stoneham. About eight to 10 men were dressed in combat gear armed to the teeth with long guns and pistols, Massachusetts State Police Col. Christopher Mason said. Mason said when the men refused to put their weapons down […]

Facebook to lift ban on Australia’s news after standoff as Canberra agrees to amend law forcing Big Tech to pay media

Nwo Report Source:RT Facebook has vowed to revive thousands of Australian news pages after the government said it would amend its new media code, which requires web platforms to pay for news content, following a weeklong standoff. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said Facebook had promised“to restore Australian news pages in the coming days”in a statement on […]

Is the India-China standoff over?

India and China have agreed to disengage from military positions around the banks of a Himalayan lake, the first breakthrough between the two deadlocked Asian giants in nine months of standoff. But while there are hopes that the news could be a springboard for further troop withdrawals, for now at least the situation is far […]

Indian and Chinese soldiers engage in hand-to-hand combat as border standoff flares up again

Indian and Chinese soldiers have clashed in a new hand-to-hand brawl at high altitude on their mountainous shared border, army officials said on Monday. The clash is the latest in a number of violent incidents since a standoff developed early in 2020, at least one of which led to significant loss of life. Local media […]

US, Iran locked in tense standoff on 1-year anniversary of Soleimani killing

Iran on Sunday marked one year since the death of General Qassem Soleimani in an American drone strike in Baghdad, amid fears in Washington that Tehran could retaliate for the killing on the anniversary. US officials have expressed concern that Iran may be planning attacks against US-allied targets in neighboring Iraq or elsewhere in the […]

Biden Crowdsourcing Money for Transition as Standoff with Trump Continues

Former Vice President Joe Biden is soliciting donations from supporters to cover the expenses of the transition process as Republicans continue to dispute the 2020 White House contest. Biden, who has been declared president-elect by multiple media outlets, has begun running targeted fundraising ads on social media, soliciting contributions to help pay for the transition. […]

UN nuclear watchdog inspects second Iranian site after standoff over access

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Police: Shooting at Pro-Trump Rally Becomes Standoff in Los Angeles

Three suspects were surrounded by law enforcement Sunday following an alleged shooting during a pro-Trump caravan rally in Woodland Hills. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) SWAT Team surrounded the suspects who were barricaded inside an apartment complex, according to “Police responded to a report of gunshots at a caravan rally in support of President […]

Turkey accuses France of stirring tensions as standoff with Greece continues

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Oxford Police Involved in Armed Standoff with Man After Shots Fired

Police are locked in a standoff with a man holed up inside a residential property in Oxford city centre and have told the public to avoid the area after a shootout. Officers are negotiating with the man inside the building in Paradise Square following an exchange of gunfire with armed police. Paradise Square, Paradise Street, […]

Gunman, three hostages found dead after standoff at California veterans home

A gunman and three hostages who were taken prisoner inside the nation’s largest veterans’ home in California were found dead late Friday after an hours-long standoff in which dozens of bullets were fired at police outside, authorities confirmed. California Highway Patrol chief Chris Childs said the gunman and three women were found dead […]

Cops Realize Tiger Is Stuffed Animal After 45 Minute Standoff

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Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Killed Himself During Standoff With Police

FAIRFIELD, Ill. — A former Wayne County, Illinois sheriff’s deputy killed himself during a standoff with police Thursday night. Police were called to Lee Rankin’s home north of Fairfield on Thursday night to investigate a domestic disturbance. Rankin’s wife and children were able to flee the home as the situation escalated. Court records show Rankin’s […]

Is Washington looking for an escalation in diplomatic standoff with Russia?

     Sometimes you just have to laugh. Because when it comes to Western media coverage of Russian-American tussles, clearly what’s good for the goose isn’t good for the gander. So, let’s put the shoe on the other foot, for a moment. Imagine an alternative universe where US officials reacted with outrage on Saturday after the […]

US Intercepts Missile During Test Amid NKorea Standoff

US Intercepts Missile During Test Amid NKorea Standoff Drill suggests US can intercept NKorea missile Kit DanielsPrison August 30, 2017 The US Navy successfully intercepted a ballistic missile during a drill only days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. The USS John Paul Jones, which is based in Hawaii, tracked the projectile […]

China – India agreed to deescalate Doklam standoff

nsnbc : After more than two months of territorial standoff in the Doklam region, the governments of China and India have agreed to deescalate […]

Stunning Leaked Footage of Bunkerville Standoff at Bundy Ranch

I would be glad to credit whoever put this footage together, but since it was leaked video I’m not aware of the original creator. If any of you know, you are welcome to pass the info on to me. Source Article from

Saudi King asked US to intervene in Temple Mount standoff

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Saudi-Qatar Standoff Pushes Gaza Toward Uneasy Reconciliation

Residents of Qatari-funded housing complex wave their national and Qatari flags during a demonstration in solidarity with Qatar in front of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani’s mosque in the center of the housing complex in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, June 9, 2017. (AP/Adel Hana) UNITED NATIONS — Over a thousand miles from the heart of […]

FBI Agent Charged in Relation to Oregon Standoff Death of Robert “LaVoy” Finicum

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