Daily Archives: March 2, 2020

2020-03-02: News Headlines

yenisafak (2020-03-02). Turkey deals blows to Daesh terrorists in February. yenisafak.com Turkish security forces successfully foiled planned attacks of terrorist Daesh organization in February with its active and resolute struggle.To prevent further attacks of Daesh terrorists, Turkish security forces conducted numerous terror operations across the country.According to Anadolu Agency's compiled data, 89 suspects including the so-called decision makers of the terrorist organization, were arrested in February. Organizational documents were also confiscated during the operations.- Several operations carried out in FebruaryIn an operation in central Anatolian province of Kirsehir, one of the seven relati…

Zoe Kunstenaar (2020-03-02). Day of Protest: 300 At Chase in Santa Cruz. indybay.org Five Arrested and Bank Closed in Extinction Rebellion Protest…

WSWS (2020-03-02). This week in history: March 2—8. wsws.org 25 years ago: Nick Leeson arrested for Barings Bank collapseOn March 2, 1995, Nick Leeson was arrested at the Frankfurt airport for his role in the Barings Bank collapse. A 28-year-old school dropout who failed mathematics, he rocketed to the front of the line of Barings traders after he was sent to Singapore to assist in technical operations in the local derivatives market. He then became the principal floor trader for Barings at the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX).

Emily Apple (2020-02-29). 'I can't breathe'. Footage of excessive police violence during environmental protest arrest. thecanary.co Trigger warning: this article contains footage of police violence that some readers may find distressing. | Footage captured by The Canary shows the excessive force used by City of London Police during a demonstration by the Green Anti-Capitalist Front (GAF) at the Stock Exchange on 28 February. | A person is seen being restrained face-down on the floor, shouting that they can't breathe as a police officer kneels on their neck. And instead of listening to their cries, the police respond by restraining them further: |

RT (2020-02-28). Wait, what? Biden claims he'll 'appoint' first African-American woman to US Senate in fresh gaffe. rt.com Joe Biden has aroused concerns after misspeaking yet again in public, this time in front of an audience in South Carolina, promising voters he would "appoint" the first African-American woman to the US Senate. | From accidentally pitching himself as a Senate

Fight Back (2020-02-26). USF students rally against racist administration. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – On February 25, Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a Black Students Matter rally on campus to bring attention to the racist admissions practices that the administration at the University of South Florida (USF) engages in. | Enrollment of Black students at USF has been declining for years and the percent of Black students at USF was the lowest it's been in the past decade last semester (fall 2019), at 9.4%. This is especially alarming considering that in the Tampa Bay area, where USF is located, Black people comprise 24% of the population. | "We understand how schools like USF parta…

Staff (2020-02-26). Bernie Sanders Gains Support in South Carolina as Billionaire Tom Steyer Draws Votes from Joe Biden. democracynow.org Tuesday night's Democratic presidential debate comes just four days before South Carolina's first-in-the-South primary — and one week before more than a dozen states vote on Super Tuesday. Billionaire Tom Steyer has poured money into outreach to African-American voters, who make up more than half of South Carolina's Democratic electorate. He may help front-runner Bernie Sanders build an insurmountable delegate lead. A new Reuters poll shows Senator Sanders has overtaken former Vice President Joe Biden in support among African Americans. We speak with three guests in South Carolina: Kevin Alexander Gray, a l…

Staff (2020-02-21). Headlines for February 21, 2020. democracynow.org Roger Stone Sentenced to 40-Month Prison Term, Trump Lashed at Intel Chief over Warning of Russian Meddling in 2020 Election, Germany Mourns Victims of Right-Wing Terror Attacks, Suspect Arrested in Stabbing at London Mosque, U.K. to Close Borders to "Unskilled" and Non-English-Speaking Immigrants, Protests Erupt as Acting ICE Director Challenges New York Pro-Immigrant Laws, Mexican Radio Journalist Murdered in Ciudad Juárez, February Flowers Bloom in Moscow Amid Record-High Winter Temperatures, 28 Arrested in Seattle Protesting Chase Bank Fossil Fuel Ties, Rail Blockades Continue as Protests Grow Against Coastal…

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This week in history: March 2–8
wsws.org | 2020-03-02
25 years ago: Nick Leeson arrested for Barings Bank collapseOn March 2, 1995, Nick Leeson was arrested at the Frankfurt airport for his role in the Barings Bank collapse. A 28-year-old school dropout who failed mathematics, he rocketed to the front of the line of Barings traders after he was sent to Singapore to assist in technical operations in the local derivatives market. He then became the principal floor trader for Barings at the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX).
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/03/02/twih…

Turkey deals blows to Daesh terrorists in February
yenisafak.com | 2020-03-02
Turkish security forces successfully foiled planned attacks of terrorist Daesh organization in February with its active and resolute struggle.To prevent further attacks of Daesh terrorists, Turkish security forces conducted numerous terror operations across the country.According to Anadolu Agency's compiled data, 89 suspects including the so-called decision makers of the terrorist organization, were arrested in February. Organizational documents were also confiscated during the operations.- Several operations carried out in FebruaryIn an operation in central Anatolian province of Kirsehir, one of the seven relati…
yenisafak.com/en/news/turkey-deals-blows-to-daesh-terrorists-in-february-3513129

Day of Protest: 300 At Chase in Santa Cruz
Zoe Kunstenaar | indybay.org | 2020-03-02
Five Arrested and Bank Closed in Extinction Rebellion Protest…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/02/29/18831185.php

A Step Away From Fascism and 'Toward a Brighter More Just Future': 100+ Black Writers and Scholars Endorse Bernie Sanders
Jon Queally, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2020-02-29
"When so much is at stake, not only for Black people but for all people, and all life on the planet, we feel it imperative that we step outside of our classrooms and go beyond our campuses, to speak out on the current presidential election." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…
commondreams.org/news/2020/02/29/step-away-fascism-and-toward-brighter-more-just-future-100-black-writers-and?cd-origin=rss

Wait, what? Biden claims he'll 'appoint' first African-American woman to US Senate in fresh gaffe
rt.com | 2020-02-28
Joe Biden has aroused concerns after misspeaking yet again in public, this time in front of an audience in South Carolina, promising voters he would "appoint" the first African-American woman to the US Senate. | From accidentally pitching himself as a Senate candidate to having to admit a bizarre story about being arrested trying to see Nelson Mandela was false, the Democratic presidential hopeful has had his fair…
rt.com/usa/481966-biden-african-american-woman-senate/

Bernie Sanders Gains Support in South Carolina as Billionaire Tom Steyer Draws Votes from Joe Biden
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-26
Tuesday night's Democratic presidential debate comes just four days before South Carolina's first-in-the-South primary

USF students rally against racist administration
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-02-26
Tampa, FL – On February 25, Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a Black Students Matter rally on campus to bring attention to the racist admissions practices that the administration at the University of South Florida (USF) engages in. | Enrollment of Black students at USF has been declining for years and the percent of Black students at USF was the lowest it's been in the past decade last semester (fall 2019), at 9.4%. This is especially alarming considering that in the Tampa Bay area, where USF is located, Black people comprise 24% of the population. | "We understand how schools like USF parta…
fightbacknews.org/2020/2/26/usf-students-rally-against-racist-administration

Headlines for February 21, 2020
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-21
Roger Stone Sentenced to 40-Month Prison Term, Trump Lashed at Intel Chief over Warning of Russian Meddling in 2020 Election, Germany Mourns Victims of Right-Wing Terror Attacks, Suspect Arrested in Stabbing at London Mosque, U.K. to Close Borders to "Unskilled" and Non-English-Speaking Immigrants, Protests Erupt as Acting ICE Director Challenges New York Pro-Immigrant Laws, Mexican Radio Journalist Murdered in Ciudad Juárez, February Flowers Bloom in Moscow Amid Record-High Winter Temperatures, 28 Arrested in Seattle Protesting Chase Bank Fossil Fuel Ties, Rail Blockades Continue as Protests Grow Against Coastal…
www.democracynow.org/2020/2/21/headlines