2024-07-20: News Headlines

newarab (2024-07-20). US Speaker: Disruption of Netanyahu speech could lead to arrest. newarab.com Lawmakers who try to interrupt Netanyahu is set to address a joint session of Congress next week, which Johnson says some Democratic lawmakers may try to interrupt. | "There are a number of Democrats in the House who have said they're going to boycott that event. Some others may protest," Johnson said in a speech at an event planned by the Republican Jewish Coalition in…

Editor (2024-07-20). The History of Police Body Cameras is More Complex and Troubling Than We've Been Told. scheerpost.com

Zack Linly (2024-07-20). RNC Tributes Racist 'Ole Miss' Frat Bro Who Made Monkey Noises At Black Woman. newsone.com The RNC played footage from a pro-Palestinian protest at Ole Miss' campus where a frat bro made monkey noises at a Black woman.

presstv.ir (2024-07-20). Iraqis protest over summer blackouts, water shortages. presstv.ir Hundreds of Iraqis in the southern province of Diwaniyah protest against power cuts and water shortages during the extreme heat of summer.

aljazeera (2024-07-20). Bangladesh imposes shutdown as death toll from student protests mounts. aljazeera.com Communications blackout persists as deadly crackdown on demonstrators continues in the nation of 170 million.

channelnewsasia (2024-07-20). Debutants impress as All Blacks rout Fiji in San Diego. channelnewsasia.com

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2024-07-19: News Headlines

Abayomi Azikiwe, Black Agenda Report. (2024-07-19). Democratic Party Turmoil, African Americans And Attempted Trump Assassination. popularresistance.org An attempted assassination of former United States President Donald Trump while he addressed a campaign rally in Butler, Pennsylvania has been blamed on monumental intelligence and security failures by the Secret Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and local law enforcement agencies. | Hosting an open-air rally with thousands of participants in an area where there were unsecured rooftops and trees cannot be explained away absent a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting. | One person attending the rally was killed instantly by some of the bullets fired. Two other peop…

Staff (2024-07-19). "Justice for My Brother": Sister of Samuel Sharpe Speaks Out After Police Killing During RNC. democracynow.org As anger grows in Milwaukee over the police killing of 43-year-old Samuel Sharpe during the Republican National Convention, we speak with his sister, Angelique Sharpe, who says the family is fighting for transparency from the authorities and the full video of the fatal incident. "We really want justice for my brother," says Angelique, who also explains that her brother's life had been threatened by a "bully" and that he had actually called the police for help before he was killed. Samuel Sharpe was an unhoused Black man shot 27 times by police on Tuesday — but the officers were…

Staff (2024-07-19). Milwaukee Protesters Demand Justice for Samuel Sharpe and D'Vontaye Mitchell. democracynow.org A march through downtown Milwaukee Thursday called for justice for Samuel Sharpe and D'Vontaye Mitchell, two Black men killed before and during the Republican National Convention amid a massive security buildup. Sharpe was a 43-year-old unhoused Black man who was shot dead by police officers from Ohio who were in Wisconsin as part of a group of 4,500 law enforcement officials in Milwaukee for the RNC. The shooting took place a mile from the RNC's proceedings. Weeks earlier, security guards at the Hyatt Regency Hotel killed D'Vontaye Mitchell, a 43-year-old Black father who died after security gu…

presstv.ir (2024-07-19). Iraqis protest over summer blackouts, water shortages. presstv.ir Hundreds of Iraqis in the southern province of Diwaniyah protest against power cuts and water shortages during the extreme heat of summer.

| Pop Culture & Art | (2024-07-19). Kim Kardashian discloses that one of her sons has a rare autoimmune disorder. tribune.com.pk Kim Kardashian disclosed that one of her sons with ex-husband Kanye West has a rare skin condition. | The 43-year-old mother of four, who shares North, 11, Saint, 8, Chicago, 6, and Psalm, 5, with 47-year-old West, revealed that one of her boys has vitiligo. | "It came from my mom, went to me, and I passed it on in a different form to my son, who has vitiligo very mildly," the Kardashians star said on Monday's episode of the She MD podcast. | According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, vitiligo is a "chronic autoimmune disorder that causes patches of skin to lose pig…

| News Desk | (2024-07-19). Sun unleashes powerful X-class solar flare, causes radio blackouts in Asia-Pacific. tribune.com.pk The sun silenced critics of its recent inactivity with an explosive X-class flare, the most powerful class of solar flare, causing shortwave radio blackouts across Australia, Southeast Asia, and Japan. | The flare, originating from sunspot AR3738, occurred late Saturday night at 10: 34 p.m. EDT (0234 UT on July 14), as captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. | Despite the flare's intensity, it did not produce a coronal mass ejection (CME) — a large expulsion of plasma and magnetic field from the sun — dashing the hopes of aurora chasers. Solar physicist Keith Strong noted on social media platfo…

aljazeera (2024-07-19). 'It's war now': As Bangladesh quota protests escalate, what's next? aljazeera.com The websites for PM Hasina's office, Bangladesh's central bank have been hacked amid a telecommunications blackout.

theonion (2024-07-19). SATIRE: Completely Alone Man Really Thought Blowing Out Birthday Candle In Dark Apartment Would Have Cheered Him Up. theonion.com KENOSHA, WI—Stunned at the act's failure to benefit his mood in any discernible way, completely alone 37-year-old Doug Kaczmarek told reporters Friday that he had really thought blowing out a birthday candle in his dark apartment would cheer him up. "Huh. I expected sitting by myself in the shadows and blowing out a…

| Pop Culture & Art | (2024-07-19). Bianca Censori spotted again in a bold outfit with Kanye West. tribune.com.pk Bianca Censori might have been mostly covered up on top during a lunch date with her husband Kanye West, but she seemed to have forgotten the rest of her outfit as the couple headed out in Los Angeles on Wednesday. | The Yeezy architect, 29, wore a bold outfit for their outing at Chateau Marmont. | Censori strutted through the hotel in her bold fit, accessorizing with a tan cap and black heels. | Aside from her brief curly pink hair phase in June, the Australian beauty usually wears her brunette hair slicked back, but she wore it down under her hat for their lunch date. | As for the "Flashing Lights" rapper, 4…

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2024-07-17: News Headlines

Staff (2024-07-17). Headlines for July 17, 2024. democracynow.org "Where Is the World?": Gaza Mourns Victims as Israel Continues to Target Humanitarian Refuges, CCR Files FOIA Request for Gov't Communications Around ICC's Israeli War Crimes Case, Israeli Attacks in Southern Lebanon Kill 5 Syrians, Incl. 3 Children, Federal Jury Convicts New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez on All 16 Corruption Counts, Milwaukee Community Outraged After Ohio Police Kill a Black Man, Samuel Sharpe, 1 Mile from RNC, RNC Dominated by Xenophobic Hate Speech on Day 2 as Republicans Line Up Behind Trump, Rep. Adam Schiff Warns Dems Could Lose Presidency and Senate If Biden Remains in t…

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Iraqis protest over summer blackouts, water shortages. presstv.ir Hundreds of Iraqis in the southern province of Diwaniyah protest against power cuts and water shortages during the extreme heat of summer.

themoscowtimes (2024-07-17). Putin Warns of Blackouts From 'Uncontrolled' Crypto Mining. themoscowtimes.com Russia's Energy Ministry estimates that crypto mining accounts for almost 1.5% of the country's total electricity consumption.

themoscowtimes (2024-07-17). Power Restored at Russian Nuclear Plant After Widespread Outages. themoscowtimes.com But authorities warned that an ongoing heatwave in southern Russia may lead to more blackouts and emergency power use restrictions.

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2024-07-16: News Headlines

Staff (2024-07-16). Headlines for July 16, 2024. democracynow.org Trump Names Ohio Senator J.D. Vance as Running Mate, "We Are Here, and We Care": Protesters Rally Outside RNC, Cheri Honkala Arrested While Attempting to Deliver Citizen's Arrest to Republican Officials, Trump-Appointed Judge Dismisses Classified Docs Case Against Trump; DOJ Plans to Appeal, GOP Calls for Secret Service Dir. to Resign After Trump Assassination Attempt, Biden Says He Made Mistake in Language Used Against Trump as He Appeals for "Cooling Down" Rhetoric, UNRWA Gaza City Headquarters Flattened as Israeli Strikes Continue to Kill Palestinians, Turkey Vows to Bring Israel…

WSWS (2024-07-16). Growing numbers of protesters arrested and jailed in Australia. wsws.org So far, those punished have been mostly involved in climate change demonstrations, but precedents are being set for use against all forms of protest, including against the Gaza genocide.

Chen Maanit (2024-07-16). Israel's Public Defender: Emergency legislation during war seriously infringes on rights of prisoners. haaretz.com According to the Public Defender's Office report on its activity in 2023, more terrorism incitement indictments were filed since the start of Israel's war with Hamas in Gaza than in the past four years, along with a surge in complaints of police brutality…

newarab (2024-07-16). Pro-Palestinian activists held after protest at UK war memorial. newarab.com A Palestinian flag was laid in front of the Cenotaph and "180,000 killed" spray-painted on the ground in front of the monument, photos and video footage showed. | The Cenotaph is the focus every year of of national events to commemorate Britain's war dead. | "Two women were quickly arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and are in custody," the Metropolitan Police said on X, ad…

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Iraqis protest over summer blackouts, water shortages. presstv.ir Hundreds of Iraqis in the southern province of Diwaniyah protest against power cuts and water shortages during the extreme heat of summer.

| Pop Culture & Art | (2024-07-16). Bianca Censori flashes bare breasts, risks jail time. tribune.com.pk Bianca Censori, wife of Ye aka Kanye West, risked jail time in Los Angeles on Monday due to a provocative outfit. | The 29-year-old Australian architect visited Melrose Tanning Company wearing a completely see-through netted top, exposing her breasts without a bra, along with tiny beige knickers and heels. Her bold look potentially violated California Penal Code Section 314(1), which criminalises intentional public exposure of the naked body. Such an offence could result in a misdemeanour, punishable by up to six months in jail, a $1,000 fine, and mandatory registration as a sex offender for at least ten years…

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