Voices, The Peoples News No. 2024-05-26

Voices, The Peoples News

May 26, 2024
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 to Inform and Educate

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# Indigenous
Tribes say their future is at stake as they push for Congress to consider Colorado River settlement
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/colorado-river-tribes-water-right-navajo-hopi-71c0d03b97cb1ce1cadc1f651d4c05a7__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vLjdGR2x$

Native American tribes unanimously approve Colorado River water rights proposal that would cost Congress $5B
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.foxnews.com/us/native-american-tribes-unanimously-approve-colorado-river-water-rights-proposal-cost-congress-5b__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vKg6kkyN$

# Archaeology / Anthropology / Astronomy / Other Interesting Things Archaeologists Found a Family’s 3 Ancient Tombs Filled to the Brim With Treasure
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/archaeology/a60801733/ancient-family-tombs-treasure-china-discovery/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vGC_3h-y$

Ancient tools discovered in Maryland show the first humans came to America 7,000 years earlier than previously thought
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://arkeonews.net/ancient-tools-discovered-in-maryland-show-the-first-humans-came-to-america-7000-years-earlier-than-previously-thought/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vH9nH0BW$

Archaeologists have just solved ancient Egypt’s greatest mystery
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://graceabundantchurch.com/web-stories/archaeologists-have-just-solved-ancient-egypts-greatest-mystery/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vEC5WMOj$

# Borders / Immigration
The rightwing plan to take over ‘sanctuary’ cities – and rebuild them Maga-style
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/article/2024/may/26/trump-project-2025-sanctuary-cities__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vN79ZNRz$

# Borders / Immigration / Global
Colombia will not shut key migrant crossing to Panama: foreign minister https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsbreak.com/news/3463378387712-colombia-will-not-shut-key-migrant-crossing-to-panama-foreign-minister?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTY3MzY2MjA1Mzc*3D__;JQ!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vIe7dNkP$

# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks
One of the biggest credit card companies is quietly introducing a secret AI weapon to combat billion-dollar financial fraud — Visa will verify every single transaction in real time to eliminate rampant enumeration attacks
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.techradar.com/pro/one-of-the-biggest-credit-card-companies-is-quietly-introducing-a-secret-ai-weapon-to-combat-billion-dollar-financial-fraud-visa-will-verify-every-single-transaction-in-real-time-to-eliminate-rampant-enumeration-attacks__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vMqFEnnn$

Recession will strike this year with 21 states flashing red already, top economist says
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/recession-will-strike-this-year-with-21-states-flashing-red-already-top-economist-says/ar-BB1n1Qvi__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vE8LUXEE$

# Education / Schools
Proposed Texas GOP platform calls for the Bible in schools, electoral changes that would lock Democrats out of statewide office
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ksat.com/news/texas/2024/05/25/proposed-texas-gop-platform-calls-for-the-bible-in-schools-electoral-changes-that-would-lock-democrats-out-of-statewide-office/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vDJj7iSr$

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure / Global Siberia’s Doorway to the Underworld Is Getting Even Bigger
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/batagaika-crater-growing__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vFEdCjzY$

New research on Antarcticas Thwaites Glacier could reshape sea-level rise predictions
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.npr.org/2024/05/21/1252727848/antarctica-thwaites-glacier-climate-change-sea-level-rise__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vFx-q2fk$

Chilling Departure: Iceberg the Size of Portland, Oregon Breaks Free in Spectacular Antarctic Display
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://scitechdaily.com/chilling-departure-iceberg-the-size-of-portland-oregon-breaks-free-in-spectacular-antarctic-display/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vJsoZx6U$

‘A great sadness’: Venezuela is first Andean country to lose of all its glaciers
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/-great-sadness-venezuela-first-andean-country-lose-glaciers-rcna153784__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vDaERvux$

The Largest Ice Shelf in Antarctica Is Behaving Oddly
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://scitechdaily.com/the-largest-ice-shelf-in-antarctica-is-behaving-oddly/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vESF5nJP$

# Food / Farming / Bioengineering
‘A catastrophe’: Greenpeace blocks planting of ‘lifesaving’ Golden Rice
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/environment/article/2024/may/25/greenpeace-blocks-planting-of-lifesaving-golden-rice-philippines__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vIOhtzK3$

# Food Recalls / Alerts
FDA Announced the Recall of 1.9 Million Water Bottles Due to Quality Issue
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.allrecipes.com/fiji-water-bottle-recall-may-2024-8653620__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vBUXky6e$

# General News
Trump slams war at Libertarian Party event, says military should stay out of regime-change wars
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://justthenews.com/politics-policy/all-things-trump/trump-slams-endless-wars-libertarian-national-convention__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vEJGw97o$

Awful New Info About Trump and “Reich” Video Shows Deep MAGA Sickness
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://newrepublic.com/article/181843/trump-reich-video-shows-deep-maga-sickness__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vGzyr7kg$

Arms Dealers Shoot Down Accountability. The country’s top weapons manufacturers rejected shareholder motions to expose their emissions policies and human rights practices.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.everytown.org/issues/lack-of-gun-industry-accountability/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vEpVy2GM$

Why Republicans Want and Need a Permanent Economic Underclass. Ever heard of the “mudsill theory”? Well, it goes back to the slaveholding South. And it explains a lot.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://newrepublic.com/article/181939/republicans-want-permanent-economic-underclass__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vAzzY2I_$

Trump’s Disastrous Veep Search Hints at a Deeper Problem
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://newrepublic.com/article/181829/trump-vice-president-search-hints-deeper-problem__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vCWp_IGu$

Senators Launch Probe of Trump’s $1 Billion Offer to Big Oil
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.commondreams.org/news/trumps-quid-pro-quo__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vM0XCrYP$

# Gov / Politics / Global
Netanyahu to address joint session of Congress
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/homenews/house/4683521-johnson-says-netanyahu-to-address-joint-session-of-congress-soon/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vKpUWo0q$

Our Gaza Encampments May Fall, But They’ve Already Radicalized a Generation. Many of the Gaza solidarity encampments have now been destroyed by police. How do we make sense of their legacy?
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://truthout.org/articles/our-gaza-encampments-may-fall-but-theyve-already-radicalized-a-generation/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vCTj192M$

Muslim and Arab Writers Are Challenging Western Imperialism’s Narrative. Writers from Southwest Asia and North Africa (SWANA) tell the stories the West tries to erase.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://truthout.org/articles/muslim-and-arab-writers-are-challenging-western-imperialisms-narrative/*:*:text=In*20a*20new*20anthology*2C*20writers,the*20West*20tries*20to*20erase.&text=Truthout*20is*20a*20vital*20news,living*20history*20of*20political*20struggle__;I34lJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vPMkqRud$

Experts Say Israeli Apartheid—Not Palestinian Statehood—Is the Real ‘Gift to Hamas’
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.commondreams.org/news/palestinian-statehood-recognition__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vPUjPGWK$

Norway hands over papers for diplomatic recognition to the Palestinian prime minister
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/eu-norway-spain-palestinians-israel-f218311fdd7a94511c69e5a5d81fe6d8__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vC568oIx$

Philippines builds coastguard station in islands near Taiwan
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.reuters.com/world/philippines-builds-coastguard-station-islands-near-taiwan-2024-05-24/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vOfrgyDv$

Aid trucks begin entering Gaza under agreement with Egypt to bypass Rafah
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.npr.org/2024/05/26/g-s1-1069/aid-trucks-begin-entering-gaza-under-agreement-with-egypt-to-bypass-rafah__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vHNzEHtL$

Haiti still waiting for international force to tackle gangs
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.jamaicaobserver.com/2024/05/26/haiti-still-awaiting-international-force-tackle-gangs/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vHiBsi4t$

Kenyan police advance team leaves Haiti as international mission is delayed
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/kenya-police-haiti-4efd3d7634f6b4ddb4a3d856f670a3e7__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vKH-Ad_x$

# Gov / Politics
Biden highlights US commitment to Israel, Ukraine, Indo-Pacific in West Point speech
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.aol.com/biden-set-deliver-commencement-west-100123861.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vHg_hQgf$

Arizona secretary of state decries threats to election officials as ‘domestic terrorism,’ warns AI could be a ‘magnifier’ of disinformation ahead of election
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/4686213-arizona-secretary-of-state-warns-ai-could-be-a-magnifier-of-disinformation-ahead-of-election/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vAK2zYud$

More House Democrats Say ‘No’ to Netanyahu Speech to Congress
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.rawstory.com/more-house-democrats-say-no-to-netanyahu-speech-to-congress/*:*:text=A*20growing*20number*20of*20U.S.,and*20he*20faces*20the*20prospect__;I34lJSUlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vH4y_7X2$

Leaked Cables Show Biden Pressuring Nations to Oppose Palestine’s UN Membership
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.commondreams.org/news/palestinian-statehood__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vKWwu5ig$

Blinken will head to eastern Europe as concerns mount about Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/us-georgia-moldova-nato-ukraine-russia-9a144919680aa77e657bacc1faf71cae__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vEToCE59$

Trump demands Biden take a ‘DRUG TEST’ before they debate and makes shock accusation against president
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13432437/Trump-demands-Biden-drug-test-debate-shock-accusation.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vEQxMt–$

# Law Enforcment / ATF / FBI / CIA
Chinese NYPD cop fired for allegedly spying for Chinese Communist Party: Critics say the NYPD is racially biased, as Steven Li is the second Chinese officer to be fired this year in relation to FBI investigations.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thecity.nyc/2024/05/22/chinese-officer-nypd-fbi-spying/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vPUEuVxF$

# Legal / DOJ
A Federal Judge Just Called Out the Supreme Court. Carlton Reeves did not pull any punches in criticizing qualified immunity—and demanding that the justices finally do something about it.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2024/05/supreme-court-judge-carlton-reeves-warning-abortion-police-civil-rights.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vOyepXSH$

‘Phony’ checks and hush money payments: Breaking down Trump’s 34 charges in his New York criminal trial. Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg charged Trump in April 2023 with 34 counts of falsifying business records in the first degree.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/trump-hush-money-scheme-ny-business-records-trial-rcna153051__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vPTGACjs$

‘Nobody Is Above the Law’: ICC (International Criminal Court) Prosecutor Seeks Arrest Warrants for Israel, Hamas Leaders
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ngo-monitor.org/reports/ngos-responses-to-icc-warrants/*:*:text=On*20May*2020*2C*202024*2C*20Prosecutor,Galant*2C*20alongside*20three*20Hamas*20leaders__;I34lJSUlJSUlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vBiOawO1$

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Claims She ‘Cried’ Over Rulings, ‘There are moments when I’m deeply, deeply sad’
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2024/05/26/us-news/sonia-sotomayor-recalls-closing-her-door-and-crying-in-despair-over-scotus-rulings/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vNouyfjM$

# Marijuana / Hemp
House Committee Approves Farm Bill Amendment To Ban Most Hemp-Derived Cannabinoid Products Like Delta-8 THC
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.marijuanamoment.net/house-committee-approves-farm-bill-amendment-to-ban-most-hemp-derived-cannabinoid-products-like-delta-8-thc/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vKEV37_R$

Cannabis Bill Moving Forward in Springfield Restricts Sale of 'Delta-8' and THC, Puts Limits on CBD Products
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://news.wttw.com/2024/05/24/cannabis-bill-moving-forward-springfield-restricts-sale-delta-8-and-thc-puts-limits-cbd__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vCtiF3Cz$

What is delta-8? What to know about the alternative THC products and their use by teens
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/homenews/education/4529396-delta-8-thc-marijuana-teenagers-use/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vB2810Bu$

# Medical / General News
When ‘Prior Authorization’ Becomes a Medical Roadblock
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/25/science/medicare-seniors-authorization.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vPoybcDs$

# Medical / Science / Technology
Neuralink Gets FDA Green Light for Second Patient, as First Describes His Emotional Journey
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.wsj.com/tech/neuralink-gets-fda-green-light-for-second-patient-as-first-describes-his-emotional-journey-a2707584__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vG8R2uuc$

Here’s what it’s like inside the operating room when someone gets a brain implant
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.cnbc.com/2024/05/25/neuralink-competitor-precision-neuroscience-is-testing-its-brain-implant-in-humans.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vNPHXVml$

Head Transplant Machine – BrainBridge is the first system to use advanced robotics and AI for complete head and face transplants
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://brainbridge.tech/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vAKIFi5T$

# Military / DOD / Nuclear
New Bipartisan Bill Allows Military Contractors To Fleece Taxpayers
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.levernews.com/new-bipartisan-bill-allows-military-contractors-to-fleece-taxpayers/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vIveTnF9$

Department of Defense Directed Energy Weapons: Background and Issues for Congress
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/R/R46925__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vByUckrp$

Exploring Directed Energy Weapons and the Implications of Their Use Under International Law
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fd7vm-YZqXY__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vNKvp0hd$

Directed energy weapons: a new look at an ‘old’ technology
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://unidir.org/directed-energy-weapons-a-new-look-at-an-old-technology/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vDoiJMVU$

Science & Tech Spotlight: Directed Energy Weapons
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.gao.gov/products/gao-23-106717__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vEKS-UUU$

Doctors Reveal Details of Neuro-Weapon Attacks in Havana
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2018/9/6/exclusive-doctors-reveal-details-of-neuroweapon-attacks-in-havana__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vKi88ZVl$

U.S. Military Laser Weapon Programs Are Facing A Reality Check
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.twz.com/news-features/u-s-military-laser-weapon-programs-are-facing-a-reality-check__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vGg2ExlD$

PHOTOS: B-1 Bombers Deploy to the Pacific as China Drills Around Taiwan
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.airandspaceforces.com/b-1-bombers-deploy-pacific-chinese-military-taiwan/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vMX0vuIn$

B-21, B-2 Comparison Image Shows Just How Weird The Raider’s Windows Really Are
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.twz.com/air/b-21-b-2-comparison-image-shows-just-how-weird-the-raiders-windows-really-are__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vCawOInX$

Pentagon ‘deeply concerned’ Hezbollah could widen Israel-Gaza conflict, analysts more sanguine
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://breakingdefense.com/2023/10/pentagon-very-concerned-hezbollah-could-widen-israel-gaza-conflict-analysts-more-sanguine/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vAkr_LF0$

# Military / Nuclear / Global
Poland scrambles jets to guard against Russian attacks on Ukraine
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.euronews.com/my-europe/2024/05/26/poland-scrambles-jets-to-secure-airspace-from-russian-attacks-on-ukraine__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vIYzrDR2$

Putin’s designs on a Baltic island are leading Sweden to prepare for war
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://theconversation.com/putins-designs-on-a-baltic-island-are-leading-sweden-to-prepare-for-war-230804__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vHTxsaWl$

DEW uses concentrated electromagnetic energy to incapacitate, damage, disable, or destroy. Awareness campaign puts focus on Directed Energy Weapons.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.mildenhall.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/3781244/awareness-campaign-puts-focus-on-directed-energy-weapons/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vKA-QMEc$

Russia’s Africa Corps, which includes former Wagner mercenaries, has been deployed in Kharkiv, UK Intel says
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.businessinsider.com/russia-deploys-africa-corps-ex-wagner-fighters-kharkiv-uk-intel-2024-5__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vI6YpCZ5$

How Russia plans to counter deployment of US-made F-16s in Ukraine
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/europe/how-russia-plans-to-counter-deployment-of-us-made-f-16s-in-ukraine/articleshow/110404100.cms__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vBnflcq6$

The Israeli Air Force may have to think twice about taking on Hezbollah
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.businessinsider.com/israeli-air-force-has-to-think-twice-about-hezbollah-2024-5__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vHWECVR1$

# NASA / Space / UFO Disclosure / Planetary
Things are finally looking up for the Voyager 1 interstellar spacecraft. “It’s wonderful to know how much the world appreciates this mission.”
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.space.com/voyager-1-mission-glitch-engineers-weighing-in-lucky-peanuts__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vJKaSd9e$

Pulsed Plasma Thruster Funded By NASA Could Enable One Of The Coolest Space Missions Imagined
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.iflscience.com/pulsed-plasma-thruster-funded-by-nasa-could-enable-one-of-the-coolest-space-missions-imagined-74297__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vMyqeaAu$

Scientists locate origin of the sun’s magnetic field
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.cnn.com/2024/05/25/world/solar-magnetic-field-science-newsletter-wt-scn/index.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vI6UOKlE$

Euclid space telescope delivers stunning views of the cosmos
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4OLYBi2-aA__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vKFvDfpK$

‘They will flip’: Earth’s poles are shifting and it is not a good sign for life on our planet
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.businesstoday.in/visualstories/news/they-will-flip-earths-poles-are-shifting-and-it-is-not-a-good-sign-for-life-on-earth-136261-16-05-2024__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vFne18Do$

Euclid space telescope unveils new images of the cosmos
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://phys.org/news/2024-05-euclid-space-telescope-unveils-images.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vNJP_sXs$

# Nuclear
Technology for slashing nuclear power plant waste wins Swiss backing
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ft.com/content/286490fd-9181-4c94-8444-a5a19621bbe6__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vFItw9jB$

# Science Technology / Biosciences
Is the woolly mammoth really on the brink of being resurrected? A company called Colossal claims it has taken a “momentous step” towards bringing back the woolly mammoth
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newscientist.com/article/2420835-is-the-woolly-mammoth-really-on-the-brink-of-being-resurrected/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vFqG8qCg$

# Security / Surveillance
Tackling the global security challenges posed by emerging digital technologies.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://unidir.org/programme/security-and-technology/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vDPpWC7U$

Global Security Threat: ISIS Intensifies Attacks on Christian Communities
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.persecution.org/2024/05/25/isis-foments-persecution-with-zeal-to-conquer-again/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vD8EIrQS$

Globally, People Point to ISIS and Climate Change as Leading Security Threats. Concern about cyberattacks, world economy also widespread
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.pewresearch.org/global/2017/08/01/globally-people-point-to-isis-and-climate-change-as-leading-security-threats/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vAfgOadI$

# Social
Texas City Faces Hundreds of Squatters Cases
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/texas-city-faces-hundreds-squatters-cases-1903001__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vMlR1mtC$

# Technology
Google just updated its algorithm. The Internet will never be the same
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20240524-how-googles-new-algorithm-will-shape-your-internet__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vO0qRIq5$

Elon Musk predicts smarter-than-humans AI in 2 years. The CEO of China’s Baidu says it’s 10 years away
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.cnbc.com/2024/05/23/artificial-general-intelligence-more-than-10-years-away-baidu-ceo.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vLO4w5vi$

# Water
As Reservoirs Go Dry, Mexico City and Bogotá Face Impending Water Crises.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.vox.com/24152402/mexico-city-day-zero-water-resource-management-solutions__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vEpILjnw$

Mississippi Sat on Federal Funds That Could Have Stopped Jackson’s Water Crisis
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://grist.org/accountability/epa-federal-money-jackson-mississippi-water-crisis/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3At1Hr03BXnxoZssZLaMgbSbrUGV4XblLNB6IO0DHC99ZmMs-wxwCu_PLWFwtlcQkSOX81MdE9VCKIOP_1wyinp5vKLPjZQm$

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May 24, 2024
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# Animals / Pets / Alerts / Recalls
The FDA said Mars Petcare US voluntarily recalled 315 bags of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition Grilled Steak & Vegetable Flavor Dry Dog Food.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/mars-petcare-us-inc-voluntarily-recalls-315-bags-pedigreer-adult-complete-nutrition-grilled-steak__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCU4H2ZNq$

# Archaeology / Anthropology / Astronomy We’re About To Witness A Stellar Event Potentially First Recorded In A Medieval Manuscript
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.iflscience.com/were-about-to-witness-a-stellar-event-potentially-first-recorded-in-a-medieval-manuscript-74360*:*:text=The*20world*20is*20about,the*20aid*20of*20a*20telescope__;I34lJSUlJSUl!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCWyiXAEp$

The Αncient Underwater 5,000- Year-Old Sunken City In Greece Is Considered To Be The Oldest Submerged Lost City In The World
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thearchaeologist.org/blog/the-ncient-underwater-5000-year-old-sunken-city-in-greece-is-considered-to-be-the-oldest-submerged-lost-city-in-the-world__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCf4Q8BeD$

Scientists Are Close to Finding a Hidden Underwater Civilization. Earth’s magnetic fields may soon reveal the submerged Doggerland.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/archaeology/a43299673/hidden-underwater-civilization-magnetic-fields/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCVcs3eQF$

Stone Age megastructure found submerged in the Baltic Sea wasn’t formed by nature, scientists say
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.cnn.com/2024/02/12/world/baltic-sea-hunter-gatherer-megastructure-scn/index.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCYaxlOhX$

The Eye Of The Sahara Is A Geological Mystery “Staring” Into Space.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.iflscience.com/the-eye-of-the-sahara-is-a-geological-mystery-staring-into-space-72548*:*:text=When*20viewed*20from*20above,is*20in*20fact*20entirely*20terrestrial__;I34lJSUlJSUl!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCaSS6t2u$ .

NASA has released a bone-chilling photo of a creepy “skull” that appears to glower up toward space from the heart of an enormous volcanic pit in Chad.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.livescience.com/planet-earth/volcanos/astronaut-captures-image-of-a-glowering-skull-lurking-in-a-giant-volcanic-pit-in-the-sahara__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCeNI1ac7$

# Borders / Immigration
Bipartisan border bill loses support, fails procedural vote in U.S. Senate
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.axios.com/2024/05/23/bipartisan-border-deal-vote-senate-schumer__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCVK_4fTm$

Blue state mayor on defensive over ‘inhumane’ plan to evict hundreds of migrants. Over 1,300 new migrants arrived in New York City last week
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.foxnews.com/politics/blue-state-mayor-defensive-inhumane-plan-evict-hundreds-migrants__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCQnCK65J$

# Corporations / Industry
Tesla layoffs update: California and Texas employees will see job loses as the EV maker moves to streamline its workforce. Now legal disclosures have revealed new details.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.fastcompany.com/91112195/tesla-layoffs-update-2024-california-texas-employees-job-losses__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCScqxqDL$

Wyoming to dissolve three businesses after FBI reveals North Korea ties
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thecentersquare.com/wyoming/article_8e3dcec4-186a-11ef-8232-a3497f5ba4d4.html*:*:text=(The*20Center*20Square)*20**C20The,the*20Secretary*20of*20State’s*20Office__;I34lJSXigJMlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCUxBlhTj$

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Etc
Young Alaskans file lawsuit to halt massive gas export project
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ehn.org/young-alaskans-file-lawsuit-to-halt-massive-gas-export-project-2668366741.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCWXvz8xN$

Data gaps in US territories threaten climate resilience
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://grist.org/indigenous/how-data-gaps-could-put-u-s-territories-like-guam-and-puerto-rico-at-greater-risk-for-climate-change/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCWkVBMS9$

Texas legislative committee proposes ways to protect, expand LNG industry
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://house.texas.gov/_media/pdf/committees/reports/88interim/House-Select-Committee-on-Protecting-Texas-LNG-Exports.pdf__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCX8lph39$

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure Killer whales keep attacking and sinking boats. Scientists now know why, study says.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2024/05/24/killer-whales-attacking-sinking-boats-are-bored-scientists-say/73558157007/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCd0-oYSL$

The Biden administration delays crucial approval for California’s climate rules
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://fortune.com/2024/05/24/biden-green-blitz-environmental-rules-rush-overturned-new-congress-president/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCVS_NShD$

# Food Recalls / Alerts
900,000 Tea Bags Recalled Due to Excessive Pesticide Residue Levels
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.health.com/yogi-tea-recall-2024-8650201__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCash6pud$

# General News
Garland calls Trump’s false claim of Biden DOJ plan to potentially assassinate him during FBI’s Mar-a-Lago search ‘extremely dangerous’
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/garland-calls-trumps-false-claim-biden-doj-plan/story?id=110504598__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCeqN2gCR$

Trump’s Assassination Fantasy Has a Darker Purpose. The ex-president’s stories of his own victimization make violence by his supporters far more likely.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2024/05/trump-biden-assassination-fbi/678476/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCb8kvSAa$

Trump Has a New V.P. Contender—and He’s the Worst of Them All https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://newrepublic.com/post/181934/trump-vp-contender-tom-cotton__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCRcsk2l7$

Trump spouts xenophobic conspiracy at Bronx rally that China is building migrant sleeper cell army: Live
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/donald-trump-news-trial-rally-bronx-b2550237.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCd3wPxZx$

Trump’s Shocking Scheme: A Permanent Get Out of Jail Free Card
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://newrepublic.com/post/181946/trump-scheme-immune-forever__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCcT6yHHE$

# Gov / Politics / Global
UN human rights office decries beheadings, other violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/myanmar-rakhine-rohingya-arakan-army-un-human-rights-1934d76e115ab2d2ff290eca5ce2a654__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCWuBKpe1$

China ramps up de-dollarization efforts by dumping a record amount of US bonds
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.businessnorth.com/news_from_other_media/china-ramps-up-de-dollarization-efforts-by-dumping-record-amount-of-us-bonds/article_b0c3d686-1852-11ef-b16f-1f5c38b37ea2.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCZ16FW2u$

Putin’s Glowing Tribute to Raisi Underscores the Russia-Iran Partnership’s Priorities
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://carnegie-mec.org/emissary/2024/05/raisi-death-iran-russia-relationship__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCaOMxn7Y$

Missouri state Rep. Ben Baker’s daughter, son-in-law shot dead in Haiti after attack by ‘gangs’ while serving as missionaries
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2024/05/24/us-news/missouri-rep-ben-baker-daughter-and-son-in-law-killed-in-haiti/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCa3Ze7IG$

In Mexico, a wave of political murders eats away at democracy
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/mexico-wave-political-murders-ahead-elections-eats-away-democracy-rcna153964__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCZvFnfJ4$

Israel to Punish West Bank After 3 More Countries Recognize Palestinian State
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/live/palestinian-state-recognized-european-countries-live__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCemgbcvD$

# Gov / Politics
Supreme Court Allows South Carolina’s Racial Gerrymander To Stand
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/4681511-supreme-court-south-carolina-gerrymander/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCdr7hno7$

Tempers flare after House passes gun background check bill again
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://newhampshirebulletin.com/2024/05/23/tempers-flare-after-house-passes-gun-background-check-bill-again/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCUDSBHeX$

Haley Bends the Knee to Trump, Humiliates All Her Supporters
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.huffpost.com/entry/nikki-haley-bends-the-knee-to-trump_n_664f68b1e4b042129b89f23e__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCc4hARfp$

Biden Campaign Quietly Meets With Haley Supporters
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.politico.com/news/2024/05/23/biden-nikki-haley-supporters-trump-endorsement-00159692__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCYsICao0$

Republican Governor Calls Special Session to Get Biden on the Ballot: ‘My Patience Has Run Out’
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.mediaite.com/politics/republican-governor-calls-special-session-to-get-biden-on-the-ballot-my-patience-has-run-out/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCQtzDd07$

House Speaker Mike Johnson’s Office Reeling After Key Staffers Depart Suddenly
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/article/2024/may/22/mike-johnson-staff-resignation__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCWsm-v5z$

Texas GOP Official Begs Party to Stop Focusing on Abortion, “What are we going to do, stone women next?”
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://newrepublic.com/post/181954/texas-gop-abortion-election__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCRuCWw-z$

Pentagon unveils new Ukraine weapons package amid Russian offensive
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.defensenews.com/pentagon/2024/05/24/pentagon-unveils-new-ukraine-weapons-package-amid-russian-offensive/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCc96yJPN$

# Media
FCC proposes mandating AI disclosure in political ads to safeguard election integrity
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nationofchange.org/2024/05/24/fcc-proposes-mandating-ai-disclosure-in-political-ads-to-safeguard-election-integrity/*:*:text=Amid*20the*20U.S.*20political*20primary,AI*20use*20in*20campaign*20advertising__;I34lJSUlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCSbmmWk2$

# Medical / General News
Forced sterilizations for people with disabilities decried by members of Congress
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://newjerseymonitor.com/2024/05/24/forced-sterilizations-for-people-with-disabilities-decried-by-members-of-congress/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCa4Cmc8u$

# Medical / Science / Technology
New Gene-Expression Patterns Linked to Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2024/05/240522130345.htm*:*:text=New*20research*20led*20by*20King’s,*2C*20bipolar*20disorder*2C*20and*20depression__;I34lJSUlJSUlJSUl!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCWmxE7YJ$

# Military / DOD / Nuclear
House proposal could derail Air Force plan to move space Guard units
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2024/05/23/house-proposal-could-derail-air-force-plan-to-move-space-guard-units/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCRUspA60$

DIU sees new portfolio deepening ties between labs, commercial firms
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.c4isrnet.com/battlefield-tech/2024/05/24/diu-sees-new-portfolio-deepening-ties-between-labs-commercial-firms/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCf9zLYSQ$

# Military / Nuclear / Global
ICJ Orders Israel to ‘Immediately Halt Its Military Offensive’ in Rafah
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/5/24/icj-orders-israel-to-halt-its-offensive-on-rafah-gaza-in-new-ruling__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCboZaDuY$

Bodies of 3 more hostages are recovered from Gaza by Israeli army — including partner of Shani Louk
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/israel-palestinians-hostages-16eb31044551df186a934dc66e3948aa__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCQdSP7Ai$

Ongoing Assault on Religious Freedom: Myanmar Military Destroys Local Churches Amid Conflicts
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/10/14/a-living-hell-churches-suffer-in-myanmar-military-attacks__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCcAFWm8d$

# NASA / Space / UFO Disclosure / Planetary Nasa discovers Earth-like planet that could support life with eternal summer – and it’s one of the ‘nearest’ ever found
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.the-sun.com/tech/11443969/nasa-earth-planet-temperature-near-habitable-gliese-12/*:*:text=Roughly*2040*20light*2Dyears*20away,red*20dwarf*20*2D*20every*2012.8*20days__;I34lJSUlJSUlJSUl!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCQtU1Euo$

# Social
‘A monstrous liability,’ cries man whose home was listed for rent behind his back, it was posted on app for $46 an hour
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.the-sun.com/news/11426943/rent-pool-scam-swimply-fake-listing-imposter-california/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCVnHMY9m$

Thousands flood City Hall steps to oppose proposed NYC homeless shelter
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2024/05/23/us-news/thousands-flood-city-hall-steps-to-oppose-proposed-brooklyn-homeless-shelter/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCc5q2D9T$

# Transportation / Travel / Global
US issues severe ‘do not travel’ warning for this Caribbean country
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2024/05/23/lifestyle/travel-warning-venezuela-caribbean/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCUTL4joc$

U.S. warns Americans not to travel to Venezuela
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2024/05/23/state-department-venezuela-travel-advisory/1911716498259/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCZKrWBBL$

Several countries send tourist rescue flights amid new outbreak of violence
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thestreet.com/travel/new-caledonia-tourist-rescue-military-planes*:*:text=Travel-,Several*20countries*20send*20tourist*20rescue*20flights*20amid*20new*20outbreak*20of,been*20underway*20for*20several*20days.&text=While*20too*20far*20away*20for,for*20Australians*20and*20New*20Zealanders__;I34lJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSU!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCRGR-TzC$

# Weather
Heatwave map shows 30 US states being smashed with extreme temperatures
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/heat-wave-map-shows-states-rising-temperatures-1903654__;!!On18fmf1aQ!0RHD0idS0aOsYkpH_YaXWJjNVAl2NHq5XWEeqgrs1BZGSjvu-an2Z-V4-62Dv4jl3zb7MR5_f5gGYf6z9gOavKloCdSyG9xP$

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Voices, The Peoples News

May 23, 2024
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 to Inform and Educate

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# Borders / Immigration
‘Worse than doing nothing’: GOP rips into Schumer-backed border bill
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usfvBHcgif4__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JVTX2cp-$

A closer look at Trump’s vow to deport millions of migrants illegally living in US
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.axios.com/2024/02/11/trump-promise-deport-millions-migrants-reality__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JWZVTXxm$

At mercy of cartels, thousands of Mexicans seek refuge in US
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.yahoo.com/news/mercy-cartels-thousands-mexicans-seek-013747538.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JSAU_3cW$

Congressional Dems confront broken trust on border as Biden prepares to act alone
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.politico.com/news/2024/05/23/congressional-dems-border-biden-00159498__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JSz_-E3p$

Embattled WH press secretary passes buck on Biden tackling border crisis: ‘Why should he have to do it?’
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2024/05/22/us-news/embattled-wh-press-secretary-passes-buck-on-biden-tackling-border-crisis-why-should-he-have-to-do-it/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JXERoFSF$

Arizona Senate passes tough border security measure for ballot, measure heads to House
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.azfamily.com/2024/05/23/arizona-senate-passes-tough-border-security-measure-ballot-measure-heads-house/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JfPD2Bio$

Senate to hold new vote on border security bill
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2024/05/23/Schumer-Senate-border-bill-vote/9791716475453/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JWWDECSi$

State Senators approve Secure the Border Act
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://azmirror.com/2024/05/22/senate-republicans-approve-sending-secure-border-act-to-the-november-ballot/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JTAuY1Ki$

# Borders / Immigration / Global
Norway Vows to Turn Away All Russian Tourists at the Border
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://tass.com/world/1792001__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JQrEmowI$

End comes to the last open land-border to Schengen-Europe for Russian citizens traveling on leisure and non-essential travel.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thebarentsobserver.com/en/borders/2024/05/norway-closes-border-russians-tourists__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JYu5CK_F$

# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks
Schwab Steps Down as World Economic Forum Chairman
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ft.com/content/ac82ea30-8739-4cdd-99cf-cd9376c8bdc0__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-Jbgw5lJT$

FDIC chair’s resignation threatens Biden banking agenda
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://envision.org.au/fdic-chairs-resignation-threatens-biden-banking-agenda/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JdBH6cqW$

FDIC Chair’s Resignation Pressure Rises With Key Senate Democrat Urging Change
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://origin.www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-05-20/fdic-chair-resignation-pressure-rises-with-key-senate-democrat?embedded-checkout=true__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JVS3NKvh$

House passes bill barring Federal Reserve from issuing digital dollar
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2024/05/23/us-house-passes-bill-banning-federal-reserve-from-issuing-a-cbdc/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JZFY3Z6X$

# Education / Schools
As tensions rise between Senate and House, lawmakers OK transferring funds for college aid
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://westvirginiawatch.com/2024/05/21/as-tensions-rise-between-senate-and-house-lawmakers-ok-transferring-funds-for-college-aid/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JVjTIYXJ$

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Etc
Biden’s truce with oil industry collapses over gas export permits
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ehn.org/biden-s-truce-with-oil-industry-collapses-over-gas-export-permits-2668351107.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JUPk0sCq$

Petrochemical company faces hefty fines for 2019 explosions in Texas
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://spectrumlocalnews.com/tx/south-texas-el-paso/news/2024/05/22/petrochemical-company-houston-explosions__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JatvlfUi$

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure Alaska’s pristine rivers are turning a rusty orange even when seen from space, likely because of melting permafrost
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/article/2024/may/22/alaska-rivers-turning-orange__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JeS9KMC2$

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure / Global Mexico’s drought, heatwave and water shortage are so bad even police are blocking traffic in protest
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/mexico-heatwave-drought-protests-monkey-deaths-6310778f139ef786a8c70301fb340bd5__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JXUMB2BU$

Extreme heat in Mexico leading to howler monkey deaths
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/mexico-heat-wave-howler-monkeys-dying-b99e0570dfb53a2fb7ebe663acecde78__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JZQhlxkR$

Miami’s unprecedented May heat has experts concerned about the implications for the upcoming summer
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.axios.com/2024/05/16/record-hot-summer-2024-us-la-nina__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JYYPrmQL$

# General News
Members of the UN Security Council call for Israel to stop Rafah assault
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://news.un.org/en/story/2024/05/1149811__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-Jf0Zml5i$

Trump openly embracing Nazi fascism: It may be the ideological heart of his campaign.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://robertreich.substack.com/p/but-seriously-is-trump-now-openly__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JQ6rfrxM$

Trump’s devoted followers treat his vicious hatred for any American opposing him as political entertainment.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://shepherdexpress.com/news/taking-liberties/trump-openly-embraces-fascism-to-destroy-american-vermin/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JfG5N_Wj$

Trump vows to cut federal funds for schools with vaccine mandates https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://act.moveon.org/go/188058?t=20&akid=390358*2E40689767*2E9YAnzu__;JSU!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JdpLXzFs$

Trump’s latest flirtation with Nazi symbolism draws criticism
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/4677700-trumps-latest-flirtation-with-nazi-symbolism-draws-criticism/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JQ5EgDWu$

Trump’s Money Problems Are Becoming a Crisis for the Entire Country
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2024/05/trump-financial-problems-wealthy-donors/678465/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JbVukAi0$

# Gov / Politics / Global
Putin has ‘both eyes’ on a strategic island belonging to new NATO member Sweden, army commander says
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.businessinsider.com/putin-both-eyes-crucial-baltic-island-gotland-sweden-army-chief-2024-5__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JXbpQjZw$

The Chinese Communist Party wants to decide our elections for us. We can’t allow it.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/opinion/congress-blog/4681303-the-chinese-communist-party-wants-to-decide-our-elections-for-us-we-cant-let-them/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JQRFTnU9$

US expected to designate Kenya as major non-NATO ally, source says
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13446481/tiktok-workers-biden-law-ban-social-media-platform-china-bytedance.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JeZq6DNC$

Ecuador Govt Declares State Of Emergency Over Gang Attacks
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOVESxjdBHM__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JeIavTYj$

Russia says it will strike British targets if UK weapons are used to hit its territory
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/russia-threatens-uk-strikes-british-targets-1897602__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JeKN17ZX$

Biden says Kenya force can break the back of Haiti’s gangs
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/policy/defense/4682146-biden-haiti-kenya-force-gangs-break-the-back/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-Jcu3mrAO$

Israel threatens “severe consequences” after 3 European nations recognize Palestinian state
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/number-nations-recognize-palestine-statehood-growing-1903643__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JSHrhukX$

Spain, Ireland, Norway announce they will recognise the State of Palestine
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/norway-palestinian-state-ddfd774a23d39f77f5977b9c89c43dbc__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JToe5wHP$

# Gov / Politics
House GOP eyes ambitious plans to pass all 12 government funding bills
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/house/3013669/house-gop-seek-ambitious-schedule-pass-spending-bills/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JSIYwNE-$

Obama administration prevented FBI from arresting ‘known terrorists’ and others linked to Iran during nuclear deal negotiations, GOP senators say
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2024/05/22/us-news/obama-state-department-blocked-fbi-from-arresting-supporters-of-iran-nuclear-program-in-us-emails/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JThBlwfw$

Ohio prepares to leave Biden and Harris off presidential ballot as Democrats search for answers
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/campaigns/presidential/3013850/ohio-prepares-leave-biden-harris-off-presidential-ballot/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JW-BzzJY$

RNC headquarters plunged into lockdown after vials of blood addressed to Trump
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/republican-national-committee-lockdown-washington-b2549505.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JcLc5FN2$

The U.S. held Saeed Bakhouch at Guantánamo Bay for 20 years without charge, then sent him to have his rights violated in Algeria.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://progressivehub.net/after-torturing-him-u-s-breaks-guarantees-of-safety-to-former-guantanamo-detainee/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JRvyEKoC$

“Confirms my worst fears”: Republican farm bill would slash SNAP benefits, gut animal welfare laws
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.commondreams.org/news/2024-farm-bill__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JR0Zf2Ea$

The US is thinking about letting Ukraine use its weapons to strike Russia, even if it enrages Putin: report
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://malaysia.news.yahoo.com/us-thinking-letting-ukraine-weapons-124354100.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JSYLauPF$

‘We’ve made our position clear’: Biden dodges when asked if U.S. has evidence Israel is ‘using starvation’ as a weapon
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.mediaite.com/politics/weve-made-our-position-clear-biden-dodges-when-asked-if-u-s-has-evidence-israel-is-not-using-starvation-as-a-weapon/*:*:text=**BYou*20know*2C*20we’ve,the*20core*20of*20the*20question__;I37igJwlJSUlJSUl!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JWJR1tnT$

# Law Enforcment / ATF / FBI / CIA
FBI Informant Behind U.S. Drone Strike Says He’s Living a Nightmare
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thedailybeast.com/fbi-informant-behind-us-drone-strike-says-hes-living-a-nightmare__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JdknmvKa$

# Medical / General News
Lawmakers, advocates react to Youngkin’s veto of Right to Contraception Act
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2024/04/09/skill-games-virginia-youngkin-bill-signing/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JYKFvv7Z$

Louisiana seeks more abortion pill controls
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.politico.com/newsletters/prescription-pulse/2024/05/21/louisiana-seeks-more-abortion-pill-controls-00159058__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JWnjHnZb$

Louisiana votes to criminalize abortion pills without prescription punishable by 5 years in prison
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://spectrumlocalnews.com/tx/san-antonio/news/2024/05/23/louisiana-abortion-pill-dangerous-controlled-substance-trump-biden__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JeQaIWb2$

# Military / DOD / Nuclear
US Troops Find MiG-25s Buried In the Iraqi Desert
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/138759/american-forces-unearth-hidden-aircraft-in-iraq/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JY3e1il5$

Lawmakers move to automate Selective Service registration for all men
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.defensenews.com/news/pentagon-congress/2024/05/23/lawmakers-move-to-automate-selective-service-registration-for-all-men/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JV50Kd5G$

New pictures of the US Air Force’s newest stealth bomber — the B-21 Raider — just dropped as flight testing continues
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.march.afrc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/3784952/b-21-raider-continues-flight-test-production/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JQpp-C3t$

Replicator drones already being delivered, Pentagon says
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.defensenews.com/pentagon/2024/05/23/replicator-drones-already-being-delivered-pentagon-says/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JR4w979b$

The Space Force aims to have an operational capability by 2026, but will maintain an annual demonstration cadence, according to Lt. Gen. Phillip Garrant.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.c4isrnet.com/battlefield-tech/space/2024/05/22/space-force-to-hold-annual-tactically-responsive-space-demos/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JYLT0-GQ$

# Military / Nuclear / Global
Images started showing up in Russian social media channels this month of what appears to be a damaged THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.defensenews.com/global/europe/2024/05/23/russian-forces-may-have-seized-first-estonian-ground-robot-in-ukraine/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JY-v0StC$

At least seven dead in Russian missile attack on Ukraine’s second-largest city
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-war-kharkiv-missiles-border-208d1921bb4782fcf403f30cd0fea1d6__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JdJQzwXK$

Pentagon Says Russia Has Launched a Mysterious Orbital Weapon, Not good: The militarization of space is heating up, and giving Cold War vibes.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://futurism.com/the-byte/pentagon-russia-orbital-weapon?utm_term=Futurism*20**B2005.22.24&utm_campaign=Futurism_Actives_Newsletter&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email__;JS8vJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JXvfek9R$

Training in Poland puts drone jammer in hands of US troops on NATO’s eastern flank
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.stripes.com/branches/army/2024-05-22/poland-weapon-drone-russia-ukraine-13937963.html*:*:text=Army-,Training*20in*20Poland*20puts*20drone*20jammer*20in*20hands,troops*20on*20NATO’s*20eastern*20flank&text=A*20U.S.*20Army*20unit*20based,of*20the*20war*20in*20Ukraine__;I34lJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUl!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JRPu183s$

US troops in Poland are training Ukrainians on how to use weapons sent by the West
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/29/politics/us-troops-poland-ukraine/index.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JcAnhxLv$

As Baltics see spike in GPS jamming, NATO must respond
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://breakingdefense.com/2024/01/as-baltics-see-spike-in-gps-jamming-nato-must-respond/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JT0MeFtX$

# NASA / Space / UFO Disclosure / Planetary NASA’s Psyche Fires Up Its Sci-Fi-Worthy Thrusters
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nasa.gov/missions/psyche-mission/nasas-psyche-fires-up-its-sci-fi-worthy-thrusters/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JbGxgQvv$

New Images From Euclid Mission Reveal Wide View of the Dark Universe
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nasa.gov/missions/euclid/new-images-from-euclid-mission-reveal-wide-view-of-the-dark-universe/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JdgtsaUG$

# Pharmacy / Pharmaceuticals / Drugs
Mexican cartels wiped out competition in US fentanyl market: DEA
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsnationnow.com/us-news/immigration/mexican-cartels-fentanyl-competition/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JcVragXy$

# Science Technology / Biosciences
Scientists just discovered an enormous lithium reservoir under Pennsylvania
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.livescience.com/planet-earth/scientists-just-discovered-an-enormous-lithium-reservoir-under-pennsylvania__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JaCDPDA4$

# Social
Texas homeowner ‘completely destroyed’ financially after squatter nightmare
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.foxbusiness.com/real-estate/texas-homeowner-completely-destroyed-financially-squatter-nightmare__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JdYd280p$

# Technology
“It is a stone cold panic that they are getting left behind.” Google Strategist Quits, Slams Company’s AI Work as Motivated by Greed and Fear
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://futurism.com/the-byte/google-strategist-slams-ai-greed__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JYYhwGrm$

TikTok plans to lay off ‘large proportion’ of its 1,000 global workers today weeks after Biden signed law to ban the social media platform unless China’s ByteDance sells it to a US-based company
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13446481/tiktok-workers-biden-law-ban-social-media-platform-china-bytedance.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JeZq6DNC$

This Undisclosed WhatsApp Vulnerability Lets Governments See Who You Message
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://theintercept.com/2024/05/22/whatsapp-security-vulnerability-meta-israel-palestine/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JQxFy22o$

Another OpenAI employee announced she quit over safety concerns hours before two exec resigned
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.businessinsider.com/another-openai-employee-quits-over-safety-concerns-2024-5__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JblcfZER$

# Transportation / Travel
The U.S. State Department Has Issued A Worldwide Travel Warning For Everyone https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://time.com/6979635/state-department-issues-worldwide-travel-advisory-for-u-s-citizens/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JQLqA5yW$

Court gives preliminary approval of $600 million settlement for the East Palestine train derailment
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/east-palestine-ohio-train-derailment-settlement-464c1312b19dc075ea159ae0e7ee0b0a__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JQcqk98S$

# Veterans
AI-assisted weapon detectors will be tested at several VA medical centers
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.everythinglubbock.com/news/local-news/umc-to-get-new-ai-based-gun-detection-system-heres-how-it-works/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JQBwDkOI$

Texas Health System Deploys AI Gun Detection Technology
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://campussecuritytoday.com/articles/2023/07/18/texas-health-system-deploys-ai-gun-detection-technology.aspx__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JSc-VER9$

Wide-ranging veterans bill would ‘close gaps’ in VA health care, job training and homeless services
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.military.com/daily-news/2024/05/14/package-of-stalled-veterans-legislation-set-move-forward-after-house-senate-agreement.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JfxstBRk$

Thousands of veterans will gain access to military health care in Virginia at Joint Base Langley-Eustis
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://news.va.gov/press-room/va-dod-expand-partnership-to-increase-primary-health-care-access-for-virginia-veterans/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-Jf978Gek$

The VA Is Quietly Fast-Tracking MDMA Therapy for Veterans
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://theintercept.com/2024/05/20/va-veterans-mdma-ptsd/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JQMhnkNf$

# Water
EPA Issues National Drinking Water Warning
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/drinking-water-warning-issued-nationwide-cyberattacks-epa-1902756__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JYyiQqnd$

EPA Outlines Enforcement Measures to Help Prevent Cybersecurity Attacks and Protect the Nation’s Drinking Water
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-outlines-enforcement-measures-help-prevent-cybersecurity-attacks-and-protect__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3bklxGL9pht8_wRshTJxhN7PIFoHZYqpqUS8kqFEOdlheWfo31JVLWdJxJ1tBCdPtc_xKEB7SiRxHgprhJnRFPp-JSHg0rd9$

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2024-05-22

Voices, The Peoples News

May 22, 2024
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 to Inform and Educate

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# Indigenous
A call to Biden from the Gullah Geechee: Return part of our ancestral land. Grassroots campaign aims to reclaim Black land at Harris Neck https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thecurrentga.org/2024/05/21/a-call-to-biden-from-the-gullah-geechee-return-part-of-our-ancestral-land/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAByFnb7P$

# Archaeology / Anthropology
‘Hidden Gem’ Fossil Of Dinosaur Skin Preserved Like Glass Reveals It Had Scales And Feathers
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.iflscience.com/hidden-gem-fossil-of-dinosaur-skin-preserved-like-glass-reveals-it-had-scales-and-feathers-74317__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAHskIA9j$

Workers Preparing To Expand A Park In China Just Stumbled Upon A Han Dynasty Tomb Filled With Ancient Treasures: Archaeologists Unearth Han Dynasty Tombs In China Featuring Connected Rooms, Windows, And Dozens Of Ancient Treasures. The burial mound likely dates back 1,800 years to the time of the Han Dynasty.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://allthatsinteresting.com/han-dynasty-tombs-china__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAB6IFv0I$

Mysterious Prehistoric Monument In The Shape Of An Enormous Double Horseshoe In France Leaves Archaeologists Baffled: Created sometime during the Neolithic era, this 646,000-square-foot monument was littered with archers’ gear and daggers, suggesting a possible military fortification.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.livescience.com/archaeology/unprecedented-discovery-of-mysterious-circular-monument-near-2-necropolises-found-in-france__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAF6SPSbT$

# Borders / Immigration
Biden administration sues Oklahoma over new law allowing arrest of illegal migrants
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2024/05/21/us-news/biden-administration-sues-oklahoma-over-new-law-allowing-arrest-of-illegal-migrants/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAKlH5Acw$

Legislature inches closer to banning sanctuary cities
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.news-journal.com/legislature-inches-closer-to-banning-sanctuary-cities/article_098a23e8-f729-51f6-9c5d-47476a00b607.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLABao2K8m$

Mayorkas urges passage of border security bill, says Biden admin has enforced the law since ‘day one’ The Senate will take up a bipartisan border bill for a second time
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.foxnews.com/media/mayorkas-urges-passage-border-security-bill-says-biden-admin-enforced-law-since-day-one__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAB5cP3fW$

New Hampshire, Quebec sign border security agreement
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thecentersquare.com/new_hampshire/article_3a226eda-1798-11ef-bad8-63ec32d04507.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAK0Sbpus$

At the US’s latest border hotspot, aid workers brace for volatility
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/article/2024/may/22/san-diego-immigration-mexico-border__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLABWFxSa5$

DOJ sues another state to stop prison sentences for immigrants living in US illegally
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/doj-sues-another-state-to-stop-prison-sentences-for-immigrants-living-in-us-illegally/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAMZzqt0t$

Mexico deporting American illegal immigrants
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsbreak.com/videos/3452597358395-mexico-deporting-american-illegal-immigrants?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTY0MDQ2MjQ5OTg*3D__;JQ!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAJZREAgV$

# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks
Recession seems almost certain with 19 states in trouble already, expert warns
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/recession-seems-almost-certain-with-19-states-in-trouble-already-expert-warns/ar-BB1mIBzF?ocid=entnewsntp&pc=ACTS&cvid=b8a44f56be00481abbf0e05f4d6c8b39&ei=30__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAAKywlDk$

# Employment / Labor
Child workers found on poultry company’s kill floor AGAIN despite teen’s death, federal authorities allege.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.huffpost.com/entry/mar-jac-poultry-underage-workers-alabama-plant_n_664cbd90e4b09c97de21708d__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLALuGwTMH$

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Etc
Biden faces pressure from activists to halt deepwater oil export plans
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2024/05/biden-administration-deepwater-oil-export-facilities-liquid-natural-gas-lng-terminals/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAITSHh0g$

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure Warm Water Rushing Under ‘Doomsday Glacier,’ this new evidence suggests sea levels could rise to a catastrophic level within 10 to 20 years
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://futurism.com/the-byte/warm-water-rushing-under-doomsday-glacier__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLACksvB61$

Former EPA head predicts swift end to Biden’s climate policies under a new Trump administration
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2024/5/21/2241664/-Former-Trump-EPA-head-hopes-for-a-second-chance-to-destroy-the-planet__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLABEExglS$

Vermont governor vetoes bill restricting neonic pesticide, the legislation “is more anti-farmer than it is pro-pollinator.”
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/bees-pesticide-ban-vermont-veto-scott-0a42b7dd10de46b6363574a1d720bc7e__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLALUtyPNy$

Tiny crumbling island in the US holds key to American people’s existence
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.indy100.com/science-tech/first-people-america-parsons-island__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAGXquj6-$

Migrating Freshwater Fish Populations Have Declined 81% Since 1970, Report Finds
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nationofchange.org/2024/05/22/migrating-freshwater-fish-populations-have-declined-81-since-1970-report-finds/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAMyppqiS$

# Food / Farming / Bioengineering
World Bank Demands End to Farming by 2030 to Combat Climate Crisis
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsbreak.com/news/3453632426887-world-bank-demands-end-to-farming-by-2030-to-combat-climate-crisis?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTYzMzYzNTk2Mjg*3D__;JQ!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAIVaF7II$

FDA Explains Exactly Why Food Recalls Are on the Rise in the U.S.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://delishably.com/news/fda-explains-recalls__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAGDg8gYT$

# General News
Cartel Crops Infest Public Lands, and They’re as Dangerous as You Think
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nwpb.org/2019/11/12/illegal-marijuana-grows-in-public-forests-are-poisoning-wildlife-and-water/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAM9rn9hT$

Revealed: The ‘Human Printer’ Who Follows Trump Everywhere
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://politicalwire.com/2024/05/22/trumps-human-printer/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLACp7fDPX$

# Gov / Politics / Global
Spain, Norway And Ireland To Recognize A Palestinian State
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/norway-palestinian-state-ddfd774a23d39f77f5977b9c89c43dbc__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAEJHyXE1$

Russia begins nuclear drills in response to ‘provocative statements.’ It was the first time Russia has publicly announced drills involving tactical nuclear weapons
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/ukraine-russia-putin-nuclear-weapons-b2549030.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAN7AhqGO$

569 metric tons of aid that passed through US-built pier fails to reach Palestinians, some ‘intercepted’ by looters: Pentagon
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/policy/international/4678693-no-gaza-aid-delivered-through-us-pier-has-been-distributed-to-palestinians-pentagon-says/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAGuqm0D2$

Egypt blew up possible Israel-Hamas cease-fire deal after secretly changing framework to the benefit of terror group:
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2024/05/22/world-news/egypt-changed-israel-hamas-ceasefire-at-last-minute-to-benefit-terror-group/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAE4TsGFA$

# Gov / Politics
Speaker Johnson eyes legislation to sanction ICC officials over arrest warrant requests
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.axios.com/2024/05/20/icc-netanyahu-arrest-warrant-congress__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAFSmliSL$

Oil executives to host Trump fundraiser in Houston
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2024-05-21/oil-executives-to-host-trump-fundraiser-in-houston__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLACD49cwg$

Lara Trump Is Taking The Reins, And Reshaping The RNC In Her Father-in-law’s Image
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/lara-trump-rnc-leadership-election-reshaping-gop-a407d7edbfb37739abc590540b2f206d__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAJD2WxY2$

Another High-Ranking Mike Johnson Aide Eyes The Exit
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://politicalwire.com/2024/05/22/another-mike-johnson-aide-eyes-the-exit/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAHLco5Po$

Trump may get another chance to be president. He’s planning an aggressive second term
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://act.moveon.org/go/193435?t=10&akid=390135*2E40689767*2En-ijif__;JSU!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAHmgLFkO$

Trump Leads in 5 Key States, as Young and Nonwhite Voters Express Discontent With Biden
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://act.moveon.org/go/193177?t=12&akid=390135*2E40689767*2En-ijif__;JSU!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLALf7SIyC$

Rosy memories: Voters’ views of Trump’s presidency improve
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://act.moveon.org/go/193436?t=14&akid=390135*2E40689767*2En-ijif__;JSU!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLALQ763e3$

GOP’s ‘Project 2025’ Plan May See the Rise of Dictator Trump
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://act.moveon.org/go/193438?t=18&akid=390135*2E40689767*2En-ijif__;JSU!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLABbYONTe$

Republicans back abortion ban in $360B VA budget draft for next year
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2024/05/21/republicans-back-abortion-ban-in-360b-va-budget-draft-for-next-year/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLANlw85d_$

The International Criminal Court’s accusations of war crimes don’t deter Biden from supporting Israel.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/4675717-biden-rejects-allegations-of-genocide-against-israel-in-gaza/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAA28V_-o$

Johnson gives Schumer an ultimatum on Netanyahu
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/homenews/house/4677792-johnson-gives-schumer-an-ultimatum-on-netanyahu/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAGPnK2gV$

On GPS: How the US may be falling for an Iranian trap in Iraq
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2024/02/11/gps-0211-us-strike-kills-iraqi-militia-commander.cnn__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAMq25JAc$

Mad Vlad’s nuclear tantrums spook Biden into submission
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2024/05/22/opinion/mad-vlads-nuclear-tantrums-spook-biden-into-submission/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAB9HSQ_8$

# Legal / DOJ
A recap of Trump’s trial in NYC, and why a delay in the Jan. 6 case is likely
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://act.moveon.org/go/193434?t=8&akid=390135*2E40689767*2En-ijif__;JSU!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAHBYqPt1$

If Trump’s Acquitted, He’ll Be an Unstoppable Terror
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nz.news.yahoo.com/opinion-michael-ian-black-trump-083005988.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLABt1pJdX$

Donald Trump’s Defense Case Just Helped the Prosecution
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/trump-hush-money-trial-defense-rests-7e2f310bc30eb5ce4287e04ba8fedeb5__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAEizSA8I$

MAGA Lawyer Gets Dismantled by His Own Damning Trump Emails
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thedailybeast.com/maga-lawyer-robert-costello-gets-dismantled-by-his-own-damning-trump-emails?ref=home*ref=home__;Pw!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAJxw5rxS$

Trump’s attorneys found classified docs in his bedroom months after raid
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.axios.com/2024/05/21/trumps-classified-documents-bedroom-mar-a-lago__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLABvUwEXc$

Trump Slams Colombia-Born Judge Presiding Over His Trial by Saying, ‘Take a Look at Where He Comes From’
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.the-independent.com/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-merchan-matthew-colangelo-trial-b2549081.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAMBRIn4G$

I was inside the court when the judge closed the Trump trial, and what I saw shocked me, the trial’s judge was ‘an absolute tyrant’
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/inside-court-when-judge-closed-trump-trial-what-saw-shocked-me-alan-dershowitz__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLANeXcKm2$

# Media
TV host arrested for heinous crimes against child,  police questioned the ‘well-known’ host for 18 hours.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://popculture.com/tv-shows/news/tv-host-arrested-heinous-crimes-against-child/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAKJm4Srs$

# Medical / General News
‘A difficult decision’: Walmart to shutter all US health care services and hunker down on inflation-fueled growth in grocery business — what this means for consumers
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/a-difficult-decision-walmart-to-shutter-all-us-health-care-services-and-hunker-down-on-inflation-fueled-growth-in-grocery-business-what-this-means-for-consumers/ar-BB1mQCsv__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAM1c-vU4$

Trump Makes Horrifying Pledge to Cut Access to Contraception
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-horrifying-pledge-proves-abortion-183649664.html*:*:text=During*20an*20interview*20with*20KDKA,thing*20on*20the*20chopping*20block__;I34lJSUlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLANQ-28lm$ .

Louisiana house votes to criminalize abortion pills
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/4678268-louisiana-house-criminalize-abortion-pills/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLACPb-iaV$

Cover-up of infected blood scandal was ‘subtle, pervasive and chilling.’ Thousands of deaths could have been avoided
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/article/2024/may/20/infected-blood-scandal-cover-up-inquiry-concludes__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAOCZN0PZ$

Texas woman fainted from blood loss during miscarriage after doctors ‘refused medical care’ due to abortion ban
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/texas-nightmare-miscarriage-abortion-ban-b2549017.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAAFJW08m$

Trump Tries Cleaning Up the Birth Control Mess He Stepped In
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-tries-cleaning-up-the-birth-control-mess-he-stepped-in__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAOlgsdLq$

Scientists Just Uncovered The Oldest Human Viruses Ever Found — And They’re Planning To Revive Them
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newscientist.com/article/2430389-oldest-known-human-viruses-found-hidden-within-neanderthal-bones/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAN-Wfi7d$

Louisiana House Votes To Jail People For Possessing Abortion Pills
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2024-05-22/explainer-louisianas-bill-to-make-abortion-pills-a-controlled-substance__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAG0pHDFi$

# Medical / Science / Technology
Vein scanning technology is a recent advancement in medicine that non-invasively visualizes a patient’s veins and blood flow. This enables doctors to identify potential issues early and expedite treatment.Credit
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsbreak.com/videos/3451793537852-vein-scanning-technology-is-a-recent-advancement-in-medicine-that-non-invasively-visualizes-a-patients-veins-and-blood-flow-this-enables-doctors-to-identify-potential-issues-early-and-expedite-treatmentcredit?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTY0MDY1Mzk4OTg*3D__;JQ!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAFRoYNVR$

# Military / DOD / Nuclear
“We are the peace activists.” Palantir’s Military AI Tech Conference Sounds Absolutely Terrifying
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://futurism.com/palantir-military-ai-terrifying?utm_term=Futurism*20**B2005.21.24&utm_campaign=Futurism_Actives_Newsletter&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email__;JS8vJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLABURF644$

During a press briefing, Pentagon Spokesman Maj. Gen. Patrick S. Ryder confirmed that Russia likely launched a counterspace weapon into the same orbit as a US government satellite on May 16
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://abcnews.go.com/International/pentagon-russia-likely-launched-counter-space-weapon-low-earth-orbit/story?id=110448171__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAPfZtUUh$

We tracked secret Russian missile launchers in Ukraine using public satellite data
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://theconversation.com/we-tracked-secret-russian-missile-launchers-in-ukraine-using-public-satellite-data-230424__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAG0gFV42$

# NASA / Space / UFO Disclosure / Planetary NASA Tool Gets Ready to Image Faraway Planets
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/nasa-tool-gets-ready-to-image-faraway-planets__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAMjktunC$

# Science Technology / Biosciences
Scientists Detect Microplastics in Testicular Tissue
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://hsc.unm.edu/news/2024/05/hsc-newsroom-post-microplastics-testicular.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAG7GuC9o$

# Social
Florida and other states move to block Chinese citizens from buying US homes
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.reuters.com/legal/government/us-appeals-court-split-over-florida-ban-chinese-citizens-owning-property-2024-04-19/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAGly6aPJ$

# Technology
Microsoft announces feature that records everything you do on your computer for AI. Nope, not worrisome at all.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://futurism.com/the-byte/microsoft-recall-recording-feature__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAPkoCmRc$

Google is set to start mixing ads into its new AI-generated search answers. It’s a test of how the company’s biggest revenue stream can adapt to the age of generative AI.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2024-05-21/google-set-to-bring-ads-in-search-ai-overviews__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLACxRAF5W$

Noland Arbaugh is the first to get Elon Musk’s brain device. The 30-year-old speaks to WIRED about what it’s like to use a computer with his mind—and gain a new sense of independence.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.pcmag.com/news/neuralinks-first-brain-implant-patient-now-beats-friends-in-video-games__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAPn-fQk8$

# Water
Cyberattacks on water supplies demand stronger defenses
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.fortinet.com/content/dam/fortinet/assets/analyst-reports/report-cybersecurity-for-water-management.pdf__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLAK5qBcWY$

Lake Mead’s illegal road network is growing. People have created hundreds of miles of unofficial roads trying to reach the water as levels decline.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.hcn.org/articles/lake-meads-illegal-road-network-is-growing/?utm_source=wcn1&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2024-05-21-Newsletter__;!!On18fmf1aQ!3e_g7dW5nAAjI4Xgq4qK2CkvZwr0rjPmTeOXnV4ao2Ix6AJwf9-2wfYJjVsXIGTWtELjRLE2iPaAvWZ0uX6Kl9VLANxnKQ9i$

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2024-05-21

Voices, The Peoples News

May 21, 2024
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 to Inform and Educate

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# Animals / Pets / Alerts / Recalls
On May 17, 2024, Mars Petcare US voluntarily recalled 315 bags of their Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition Grilled Steak & Vegetable Flavor Dry Dog Food 44lb Bag Size (Lot Code 410B2TXT02). The products affected were sold by Walmart in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.
https://www.petful.com/recalled/recalled-mars-petcare-u-s-pedigree-lot-code-410b2txt02/

# Archaeology / Anthropology
Archaeologists Found 23,000-Year-Old Footprints That Rewrite the Story of Humans in America. New Mexico’s ancient sands reveal the oldest-known traces of early inhabitants. Studying preserved footprints in New Mexico continues to provide insight into the first human movements in North America.
https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/archaeology/a60790672/23000-year-old-footprints/

# Borders / Immigration
Feds warn Oklahoma officials not to enforce immigration law, threaten lawsuit: In a letter released Monday, the Department of Justice said the measure is preempted by federal law and interferes with the federal government’s ability to enforce immigration laws. The agency’s letter said the measure is similar to a Texas law, Senate Bill 4, which has been put on hold by federal courts.
https://oklahomavoice.com/2024/05/20/feds-warn-oklahoma-officials-not-to-enforce-immigration-law-threaten-lawsuit/#:~:text=In%20a%20letter%20released%20Monday,on%20hold%20by%20federal%20courts

As Abbott Promises More Migrants, Weary New Yorkers Ask, “Where And Why?”: Abbott emphasized the overwhelming number of migrants illegally entering the U.S. at his state’s border last year, when he began sending migrants north to sanctuary cities like the Big Apple. Now, one year later
https://710wor.iheart.com/content/2024-05-20-as-abbott-promises-more-migrants-weary-new-yorkers-ask-where-and-why/#:~:text=Abbott%20emphasized%20the%20overwhelming%20number,with%20more%20to%20come%2C%20apparently

# Corporations / Industry
Red Lobster officially filed for bankruptcy on Monday, and though it wasn’t because of their Endless Shrimp promotion, that stunt did lead to tremendous losses for the chain. Beyond being bad for business, Luke Winkie explains how Endless Shrimp was horrible for employees.
https://slate.com/life/2024/05/red-lobster-restaurant-closing-bankrupt-endless-shrimp.html

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
Biden Administration strips federal funding from nonprofit at center of COVID lab leak controversy: HHS said that EcoHealth had failed to properly monitor the work it was supporting at Wuhan. It also failed to properly report on the results of experiments showing that the hybrid viruses it was creating there had an improved ability to infect human cells.
https://www.aol.com/news/biden-administration-strips-federal-funding-212537683.html

# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks
Trump’s new trade war would cost middle-class families at least $1,700 a year, report warns: That’s nearly five times the total cost as a share of GDP from the 2018-2019 US-China trade war. Trump’s tariff proposals would cost the typical middle-income household at least $1,700 a year, the researchers found.
https://www.aol.com/trump-trade-war-cost-middle-100003414.html

# Education / Schools
They thought graduation was near. Instead, several immigrant students were pressured to transfer: According to interviews with the families of six immigrant students from CASA — all seniors who had recently failed the ELA Regents exam, according to families and staffers — Wauchope recently told their children they would not graduate if they remained at CASA and counseled them to transfer immediately.
https://advocatesforchildren.org/articles/they-thought-graduation-was-near-instead-several-immigrant-students-were-pressured-to-transfer/

Machine Learning Researcher Links OpenAI to Drug-Fueled Sex Parties: “I wish I could say more, but probably shouldn’t.” “The thing about being active in the hacker house scene is you are accidentally signing up for a career as a shadow politician in the Silicon Valley startup scene,” begins the lengthy X-formerly-Twitter post by Sonia Joseph, a former Princeton ML researcher who’s now affiliated with the deep learning institute Mila Quebec.
https://futurism.com/researcher-openai-sex-drug-parties

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure
Researchers studying ‘doomsday glacier’ make worrying discovery: Antarctica’s “doomsday glacier,” referred to as such for its potential to dramatically raise global sea levels, is melting faster than we thought thanks to warmer sea water passing below it, according to a new study.
https://thehill.com/homenews/nexstar_media_wire/4675792-researchers-studying-doomsday-glacier-make-worrying-discovery/

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure / Global
‘Doomsday glacier’ is more vulnerable than scientists thought: Like the name implies, melting of the world’s widest glacier will have a big impact, amplifying far-reaching sea level rise to coastal areas as distant as Florida.
https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2024-05-21/antarcticas-doomsday-glacier-is-more-vulnerable-to-melting-than-previously-thought-heres-why-it-matters

Panic in Naples as earthquake strikes active volcano: The quake had an epicenter at the active volcano west of the southern Italian port city that forced hundreds of residents to sleep in tents or cars
https://apnews.com/article/italy-naples-earthquake-a12548cdc1269d6a99228ea18bc763ce

# Food / Farming / Bioengineering
U.S. Regulators Allow Pesticide Developed for Chemical Warfare for Crop Use: This once-banned poison is currently being sprayed on US crops. Its alarming side effects might have you reconsidering the food you purchase. Watch a video from May 15 to see how this neurotoxic insecticide made it into our food supply again.
https://delishably.com/news/regulators-approve-pesticide-developed-for-chemical-warfare

The US food industry has long buried the truth about their products. Is that coming to an end? The FDA is developing front-of-package labels that corporations may have to start printing as early as 2027
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/article/2024/may/20/food-companies-nutrition-labels-truth

# General News
‘Most ruthless’ Mexican cartels operate in all 50 states has led to ‘worst drug crisis in US history’: The Jalisco and Sinaloa cartels have flooded major U.S. cities with meth and fentanyl and use violence to protect their turf, the report found. 200 U.S. fentanyl deaths reported daily. Cartels use violence, bribery to drive trafficking. U.S. officials are ‘overwhelmed’ by drug crisis
https://www.newsnationnow.com/us-news/immigration/mexican-cartels-fentanyl-competition/

Donald Trump’s Truth Social says his victory will bring ‘unified Reich’ amid fears of ‘dictator rule’: Former President Donald Trump on Monday posted a video on his social media platform that uses a language that appears to mirror that of Nazi Germany, suggesting there will be a “Unified Reich” if he wins the 2024 election.
https://www.themirror.com/news/us-news/donald-trumps-truth-social-says-497862

Jordan Klepper Pinpoints Exact Moment Trump’s MAGA Base Went All In On Russia: Republicans are openly “just celebrating” Putin. It’s “a real shift” in the GOP, he said.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/jordan-klepper-pinpoints-exact-moment-091628967.html#:~:text=Privacy%20Dashboard-,Jordan%20Klepper%20Pinpoints%20Exact%20Moment%20Donald%20Trump’s,Went%20All%20In%20On%20Russia&text=leaving%20the%20page.,Donald%20Trump’s%20MAGA%20base

After almost a decade of Trump, America is tired. And scared: It seems hard to believe, but there was a time when we Americans could go days, or even weeks, without hearing about Donald Trump. That ended nearly a decade ago, when Trump decided he wanted to be president. Now, he is a constant presence on the evening news and in the morning newspaper. He ensures it by manufacturing turmoil, threats and constant controversy.
https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/4670620-trump-america-decade-tired-scared/

We Germans are making Trump ‘thunderstorm’ plans
https://www.cnn.com/2024/05/21/opinions/germans-us-election-trump-nato-security-sauerbrey

Trump considers biggest fascist Possible for Attorney General pick: Donald Trump says he’d consider current Texas attorney general Ken Paxton for his own U.S. attorney general if he retakes the White House.
https://newrepublic.com/post/181769/trump-video-nazi-germany

Trump said he is going to bomb the shit out of them he don’t care: The Recent History of Bombing the Shit Out of ’Em. Last October, in Iraq, I stumbled across the aftermath of a coalition strike that killed nineteen allies. The frequency of such incidents shows that Trump’s bombing strategy is nothing new.
https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-recent-history-of-bombing-the-shit-out-of-em

# Gov / Politics / Global
The Middle East is roiling — the death of Iran’s president could push it over the edge: Although in Iran, the president does not have as much power as the supreme leader, Raisi’s death comes at a sensitive time in Iran’s domestic situation and the Middle East region overall. Everyone is on edge right now in Rafah; Iranian proxies in Lebanon are engaged in border skirmishes with Israel in the north; and Houthi rebels are still attacking ships in the Mediterranean.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTVmu662VWk

# Gov / Politics
‘What’s happening is not genocide’: Biden criticizes ICC for seeking arrest warrants for Israeli officials – as it happened: He doubled down in his support for Israel over the war in Gaza during a speech in the White House Rose Garden, saying: “What’s happening is not genocide. We reject that.”
https://www.axios.com/2024/05/20/biden-reaction-netanyahu-arrest-warrants-gaza

Judge Rules ‘Honorary’ KKK Member Can Remain In Missouri Governor Race As GOP’s Klan Problems Continue: The Missouri GOP attempted to kick Darrell McClanahan out from participating in the August Republican primary, but Cole County Circuit Court Judge Cotton Walker denied the request
https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/4672107-missouri-gubernatorial-candidate-kkk-ties-can-remain-on-ballot/

Biden says make a deal with Hamas and live with it
https://www.thecentersquare.com/opinion/article_49674640-1559-11ef-a524-7ffb0f682315.html

Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Scott Perry Doesn’t Want to Help Military Families, Again: While expressing his opposition to a bill that would help working military spouses who have to relocate, he said if service members don’t like it they can become “insurance salesmen” or “clean pools.”
https://buckscountybeacon.com/2024/05/pennsylvania-republican-rep-scott-perry-doesnt-want-to-help-military-families-again/#:~:text=While%20expressing%20his%20opposition%20to,%E2%80%9D%20or%20%E2%80%9Cclean%20pools.%E2%80%9D

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt introduces bill to end a state’s Medicaid funding if it blocks IVF: Sens. Katie Britt of Alabama and Ted Cruz of Texas introduced a three-page bill on Monday that would cut off a state’s Medicaid funding if that state were to bar in vitro fertilization.
https://spectrumlocalnews.com/mo/st-louis/news/2024/05/20/republican-sens–katie-britt-and-ted-cruz-unveil-bill-seeking-to-protect-access-to-ivf-on-the-federal-level

# Legal / DOJ
Texas AG Ken Paxton impeached, suspended from duties; will face Senate trial: The House voted 121-23 to suspend the attorney general and refer him to the Senate for trial on charges of bribery, abuse of office and obstruction. It was the first such impeachment since 1975.
https://www.texastribune.org/2023/05/27/ken-paxton-impeached-texas-attorney-general/

A cadre of MAGA loyalists who had gathered to show their support for Donald Trump during his hush-money trial was shouted down by a bevy of cowbell-clanging anti-Trump protesters on Monday when they tried to speak outside a lower Manhattan courthouse.
https://www.newsbreak.com/new-york-city-ny/3450832127214-hecklers-drown-out-trump-s-bootlicking-brigade-outside-courthouse

Trump Makes Big Slip-Up in Rambling Rant Outside of Hush-Money Trial: Speaking before his hush-money trial, Trump told a crowd of reporters and onlookers about how a payment to his former fixer and attorney was “marked down in the book as a legal expense.” “I had nothing to do with it. A bookkeeper put it down as a legal expense,” Trump said, before seeming to contradict himself. “This is why I’m here, because we called it a legal expense, a payment to a lawyer.”
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-makes-big-slip-rambling-191146078.html#:~:text=Speaking%20before%20his%20hush%2Dmoney,before%20seeming%20to%20contradict%20himself

Trump trial live: Hush money judge clears the courtroom after defense witness ‘stares him down’: Andrew Weissmann, former top prosecutor at the Justice Department, Susanne Craig, New York Times Investigative Reporter, Donny Deutsch, host of the podcast, “On Brand,” and Vaughn Hillyard, NBC News Correspondent join Nicolle Wallace on Deadline White House with reaction to the latest from the Manhattan courtroom, with defense witness Robert Costello picking a fight with Judge Merchan forcing the judge to clear the courtroom.
https://www.msnbc.com/deadline-white-house/watch/judge-clears-courtroom-as-chaos-breaks-out-when-defense-witness-battles-with-judge-merchan-211264581927

Prosecutors rest their case against Trump in hush money trial: The first-ever trial of a former President was one step closer to a conclusion after prosecutors concluded their case Monday. Next up: Trump’s attorneys will get a chance to present their defense.
https://www.thecentersquare.com/national/article_87fa49d4-16e9-11ef-aea4-135638c2d09d.html?a&seyid=137154?utm_source=thecentersquare.com&utm_campaign=%2Fnewsletters%2Flists%2Ft2%2Fnatinoal%2F&utm_medium=email&utm_content=headline

# Media
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange wins bid to appeal extradition to US: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been given permission to have a full appeal over his extradition to the United States after arguing at London’s High Court that he might not be able to rely on his right to free speech at a US trial.
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/5/20/wikileaks-founder-julian-assange-wins-bid-to-appeal-extradition-to-us

# Medical / General News
Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure: This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.
https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/abortion-rights-activists-believe-they-have-enough-signatures-to-get-measure-on-ballot

Trump Insists He’ll ‘NEVER’ Restrict Birth Control — Hours After Suggesting He Would Do Just That: Former President Donald Trump pushed back hard on reports that he was considering restrictions on birth control following Tuesday morning comments made by … Trump.
https://www.mediaite.com/trump/trump-insists-hell-never-restrict-birth-control-hours-after-suggesting-he-would-do-just-that/

Anchor Taken Aback When Trump Says ‘We’re Looking At’ Contraceptive Bans, Promises ‘Smart’ Policy Very Soon: Trump has been straddling a tricky line on abortion by taking credit for ending Roe v. Wade while avoiding questions about national bans using “states’ rights” as a catch-all dodge.
https://www.mediaite.com/news/anchor-taken-aback-when-trump-says-were-looking-at-contraceptive-bans-promises-smart-policy-very-soon/

They made fatal decisions and shredded evidence. Those behind the contaminated blood scandal must face justice: Governments are primarily to blame for the “catalogue” of “systemic, collective and individual failures” that allowed the infected blood scandal to happen, though “others share some of it”, the chair of the inquiry, Brian Langstaff, writes.
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/article/2024/may/20/infected-blood-scandal-who-failed-the-victims-and-who-fought-for-them

Pfizer agrees to settle over 10K lawsuits linking Zantac to cancer: By 1988, it was the world’s best selling drug as patients reported benefits for conditions such as heartburn, ulcers and acid reflux. In 2020, the Food and Drug Administration asked drugmakers to pull Zantac and its generic versions off the market after a cancer-causing substance called NDMA was found in samples of the drug.
https://www.aol.com/news/biden-administration-strips-federal-funding-212537683.html

Infected blood scandal: ‘I contracted HIV at just 11 and saw 80 of my school friends die’: Appearing on Good Morning Britain on Tuesday (21 May), Mr Warwick revealed that 80 of the 122 pupils in his school year died as a result of being given infected blood.
https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/news/infected-blood-scandal-treloars-school-deaths-friends-b2548532.html#:~:text=Richard%20Warwick%20was%20just%2011,of%20being%20given%20infected%20blood

# Medical / Science / Technology
85% of Neuralink implant wires are already detached, says patient: Neuralink has gotten the FDA go-ahead for a second implant, The Wall Street Journal reports. This time, it’s implanting the wires a few millimeters deeper to prevent retraction, the report says. Neuralink’s first patient lost some function in his device but said it had since greatly improved. Neuralink has apparently gotten the go-ahead to implant its device into a second patient — and settled on a fix for the error that plagued its inaugural trial.
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/neuralink-embed-wires-deeper-brain-144829024.html

# Military / DOD / Nuclear
US Navy warships in the Red Sea are fighting off missiles new to combat that are ‘way faster’ than anything else, destroyer captain says: US Navy warships in the Middle East have been facing off against anti-ship ballistic missiles. The Houthis introduced these missiles into combat for the first time in late 2023.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ar-BB1mJIe1

15 Military Aircraft That Are On Another Level of Dangerous:  The first military aircraft was the 1909 Wright Military Flyer, which was purchased by the United States Army for $30,000. Over the years, the rapid development of fighter planes and bombers ensued, with the early days of military aircraft laying the foundation for the future of aerial combat.
https://www.slashgear.com/1320294/dangerous-military-aircraft/

# NASA / Space / UFO Disclosure / Planetary
Something strange is happening with Earth’s magnetic field tail: For the past several years, scientists have known of a mystery in the magnetotail: a missing storm. They have found a signature of a storm, but no storm to actually go along with it. NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission is now on the case.
https://www.space.com/mms-magnetic-substorms

Blue Origin Astronauts Trapped by Foliage After Capsule Touchdown: Two staffers brought along a blue metal two-step ladder for the crew members to use to disembark, but it took several long minutes for the team to kick back the shrubs surrounding the vessel and position the ladder on the uneven ground.
https://futurism.com/the-byte/blue-origin-astronauts-foliage-capsule

# Sports
Florida Police Officer Lays Out Ex-Red Sox Pitcher Trying To Meet Up With Underaged Girl: Among those arrested was Maddox, a former pitcher for the Boston Red Sox who also played baseball at the University of Florida. Maddox, per an arrest report, started communicating with the undercover agent, posing as an underage girl, on April 28.
https://www.newsnationnow.com/crime/former-mlb-player-austin-maddox-arrested-undercover-sex-sting/#:~:text=Among%20those%20arrested%20was%20Maddox,underage%20girl%2C%20on%20April%2028

# Technology
“This is on me and one of the few times I’ve been genuinely embarrassed running OpenAI.” Open AI CEO Sam Altman. Sam Altman Clearly Freaked Out by Reaction to News of OpenAI Silencing Former Employees
https://futurism.com/the-byte/sam-altman-nda-superintelligent?utm_term=Futurism%20//%2005.20.24&utm_campaign=Futurism_Actives_Newsletter&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email

Godfather of AI: Experts Agree AI Will Soon Exceed Human Intelligence: In an interview with the BBC’s Newsnight program, Hinton claimed that the idea of AI surpassing human intelligence as an inevitability is in fact the consensus of leaders in the field. “Very few of the experts are in doubt about that,” Hinton told the BBC.
https://www.newsweek.com/godfather-ai-warning-future-humanity-1833248

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2024-05-20

Voices, The Peoples News

May 20, 2024
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 to Inform and Educate

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# Indigenous
Navajo Nation Urges Congress to Extend Radiation Exposure Compensation Act: “Our people have borne the cost of America’s nuclear program in their health and well-being,” said one Navajo leader.  The sunset of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act is approaching fast, and leaders from the Navajo Nation are urging Congress to act on the expansion bill that has been waiting for the U.S. House of Representatives to take it up for more than two months.
https://opvp.navajo-nsn.gov/navajo-president-buu-nygren-urges-passage-of-u-s-sen-hawleys-reca-amendments-to-expand-benefits-for-former-uranium-miners/

# Archaeology / Anthropology
Experts finally crack mysterious code in ancient Assyrian temples: An ancient code that has mystified experts for more than a century has finally been cracked. The series of symbols appear in temples across Dūr-Šarrukīn, which was once the capital of Assyria.
https://www.sciencealert.com/mysterious-code-in-ancient-assyrian-temples-can-finally-be-explained

Scientists discover metal from the ‘lost city of Atlantis’: The ingots are made of orichalcum, a brass-like cast metal the ancient Greeks believed was from the lost city of Atlantis and was used at Poseidon’s temple. The lumps were found in the shipwreck of a vessel that sunk 2,600 years ago, likely on its way to Sicily from either Greece or Asia Minor.
https://www.iflscience.com/mysterious-metal-atlantis-found-shipwreck-sicily-26819

Fossil spider discovered with spiny armour “unlike any other arachnid”:
https://cosmosmagazine.com/history/palaeontology/spiny-spider-fossil/?utm_source=Cosmos+Master&utm_campaign=b0c4cc77a2-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6828fba71f-b0c4cc77a2-181426858&mc_cid=b0c4cc77a2&mc_eid=e5e84adac5

# Borders / Immigration
US to speed up immigration cases of recent border crossers in new program: The Biden administration will speed up the immigration court cases of some single adults caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border under a new program announced on Thursday, part of a broader effort to reduce illegal immigration in the run-up to Nov. 5 elections
https://apnews.com/article/president-joe-biden-immigration-border-asylum-3438c0020d6c16c4b7263bb2fe4b0e09

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
Wuhan: How the Covid-19 Outbreak in China Spiraled Out of Control; Wuhan: A Documentary Novel – reviews: Dali L Yang’s critique of China’s response in the early days of the Covid pandemic is thorough, while poet Liao Yiwu’s account mixes fact and fiction to extraordinary effect
https://www.theguardian.com/books/article/2024/may/19/wuhan-how-the-covid-19-outbreak-in-china-spiraled-out-of-control-dali-l-yang-wuhan-a-documentary-novel-liao-yiwu-reviews

Former NIH Director Admits Government Was Top Source of Covid Misinformation:  Four years ago, U.S. state, local, and federal goverments pushed “social-distancing” policies separating Americans six feet away from other people everywhere they went. Now former National Institute of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins has admitted no “science or evidence” ever backed these heavy-handed, comprehensive restrictions.
https://thefederalist.com/2024/05/17/former-nih-director-admits-government-was-top-source-of-covid-misinformation/

# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks
Rep. Thomas Massie Unveils Bold Bill to Abolish Federal Reserve: Rep. Massie’s legislation abolishes the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and the Federal Reserve banks. It also repeals the Federal Reserve Act, the 1913 law that created the Federal Reserve System. “Americans are suffering under crippling inflation, and the Federal Reserve is to blame,” said Rep.4 days ago
https://massie.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=395644#:~:text=Board%20Abolition%20Act.-,Rep.,to%20blame%2C%22%20said%20Rep

Joe Biden And Kamala Harris Pledge More Than $16 Billion To HBCUs: Harris announced the record-level achievement in a statement. The Biden-Harris administration announced that federal HBCU investments and support now total more than $16 billion. The funding eclipses the $7 billion originally allocated to the institutions, reported by HBCUBuzz.
https://www.blackenterprise.com/biden-harris-administration-historic-hbcu-funding-16-billion/

Biden’s proposed tax hike would crush workers and the economy: Families making as little as $11,600 a year would suddenly see their tax rates go up. The economy is likely to slow and stall, leading to less government revenue, lower wages and jobs heading overseas. Already, the cost of living is too much for many families to bear.
https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/4670776-bidens-proposed-tax-hike-would-crush-workers-and-the-economy/#:~:text=Families%20making%20as%20little%20as,for%20many%20families%20to%20bear.

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure / Global
Japan begins 6th release of Fukushima ‘treated’ radioactive water:  The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Friday started a sixth release of “treated” radioactive water into the sea amid opposition from China and Russia.
https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2024/05/dd0dbef1db81-japan-begins-6th-release-of-fukushima-treated-radioactive-water.html

# General News
Machine Guns Are Making A Serious Comeback — And They’re Easy To Get:  lawmakers and regulators face a complex problem that piecemeal efforts are unlikely to solve. The result is that faster-shooting guns — both legal and illegal — are likely to become an increasingly common fact of modern American life.
https://www.newsbreak.com/news/3447835661959-machine-guns-are-making-a-serious-comeback-and-theyre-easy-to-get?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTYxNDQ5MjA3NzM%3D

Trump’s brash profligacy panders to MAGA fantasies of sex, money, crime, and evasion: Lying, predation and mob loyalty are in – join the cult con, grab “whatever you deserve.”
https://www.nationofchange.org/2024/05/20/trumps-brash-profligacy-panders-to-maga-fantasies-of-sex-money-crime-and-evasion/

# Gov / Politics / Global
‘We’re not ready for war!’ Citizens will have to take up arms to stop Britain being ‘swept away’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2g3cAYlh7VY

Iran’s president and foreign minister die in helicopter crash at moment of high tensions in Mideast:  Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and the country’s foreign minister were found dead Monday hours after their helicopter crashed in fog, leaving the Islamic Republic without two key leaders as extraordinary tensions grip the wider Middle East.
https://apnews.com/article/iran-president-ebrahim-raisi-426c6f4ae2dd1f0801c73875bb696f48

9 more people killed in attacks on political candidates in Mexico: The toll increases to more than 50 people if relatives and other victims of those attacks are counted. More than two dozen politicians have been killed since September last year, according to the NGO Data Civica. The toll increases to more than 50 people if relatives and other victims of those attacks are counted.
https://www.barrons.com/news/nine-dead-after-attacks-on-mexican-mayoral-candidates-caba3837

DRC army says it stopped attempted coup involving US citizens: Coup leader killed and 50 people, including Americans, arrested after men reportedly attacked presidency in capital Kinshasa
https://www.theguardian.com/world/article/2024/may/19/democratic-republic-congo-attempted-coup-americans

UN humanitarian chief delivers ‘apocalyptic’ warning over Gaza aid: The United Nations’ humanitarian chief has warned of “apocalyptic” consequences due to aid shortages in Gaza, where Israel’s military offensive in the southern city of Rafah has blocked desperately needed food. “If fuel runs out, aid doesn’t get to the people where they need it.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/article/2024/may/19/un-humanitarian-chief-delivers-apocalyptic-warning-over-gaza-aid

# Gov / Politics
House unveils $1.5 trillion farm bill after long delay: The move comes as House Agriculture Chair G.T. Thompson (R-Pa.) is planning a May 23 markup for a dueling farm bill in the lower chamber.
https://subscriber.politicopro.com/article/2024/05/stabenow-unveils-farm-bill-framework-amid-impasse-with-republicans-00155423

Donald Trump accused of ‘senile brain glitch’ as he stands silent for 30 seconds mid-speech: It is going to be interesting to see how Donald Trump’s followers react as his psychological and intellectual decompensation proceeds under the enormous pressure of a presidential campaign and a series of criminal trials.
https://www.c-span.org/video/?533855-1/president-donald-trump-holds-rally-greensboro-north-carolina

Trump Muses About Staying In Power For More Than Two Terms: Former President Donald Trump mused during a speech before the National Rifle Association over the weekend about staying in office for three terms, despite the U.S. Constitution banning him from doing so.
https://www.mediaite.com/politics/trump-muses-about-staying-in-power-longer-more-two-terms/

Trump Goes Off the Rails With Gross Rant About “Sick” Migrants: The former president’s rant is one of his worst yet. Donald Trump started off his campaign stop in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Tuesday with a bang, immediately launching into a vitriolic tirade about the alleged numbers of “sick” undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
https://newrepublic.com/post/180363/trump-off-rails-gross-rant-migrants

# Law Enforcment / ATF / FBI / CIA
Formerly Incarcerated People Face “Forever Punishment” in Collateral Sanctions: Collateral sanctions enable the power structure to penalize those it deems “unworthy” and “undesirable.” As a result of collateral sanctions, individuals with criminal records are barred from being fully integrated back into the community, businesses experience a smaller pool of workers, and talented and capable individuals are unable to bring their full selves to work or to the community.
https://truthout.org/articles/formerly-incarcerated-people-face-forever-punishment-in-collateral-sanctions/#:~:text=As%20a%20result%20of%20collateral,work%20or%20to%20the%20community.
See also: Collateral Sanctions: The term ‘collateral sanction’ means a legal penalty, disability or disadvantage, however denominated, that is imposed on a person automatically upon that person’s conviction for a felony, misdemeanor or other offense, even if it is not included in the sentence.
https://www.americanbar.org/groups/criminal_justice/publications/criminal_justice_section_archive/crimjust_standards_collateral_blk/

11 injured in shooting in Savannah, Georgia: At least 2 dead, 14 injured after 5 shootings in Savannah
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2024/05/19/savannah-georgia-shootings-victims/73763626007/

# Legal / DOJ
Gaetz invokes Trump’s call to far-right Proud Boys at hush-money trial: Republican congressman travels to New York to support former president and says he is ‘standing back, and standing by’
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/article/2024/may/16/trump-hush-money-trial-matt-gaetz-proud-boys

ICC seeks arrest warrants against Sinwar and Netanyahu for war crimes over October 7 attack and Gaza war: The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday that he was seeking arrest warrants against senior officials in the Israel-Gaza conflict, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Hamas leader Yehiya Sinwar, on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. In a statement, Netanyahu called the decision a “travesty of justice” and said the ICC’s decision “will not stop us from waging our just war against Hamas.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2024/05/20/israel-hamas-war-news-gaza-palestine/

# Medical / General News
After the only town hospital closed, a North Carolina city blames politicians: ‘There’s no help for you here’: After Williamston’s only hospital closed, residents there say they’re not only worried about their health but they’ve lost trust in politicians
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/williamston-nc-martin-general-hospital-bankruptcy-b2547889.html

Medicaid “Unwinding” Disproportionately Affects Disabled People, Advocates Say: At least 21 million people have been disenrolled from Medicaid since states began eligibility redeterminations in 2023.
https://truthout.org/articles/medicaid-unwinding-disproportionately-affects-disabled-people-advocates-say/

Medicaid ‘Unwinding’ Could Lead to Eviction Crisis, New Study Suggests: That’s the question Georgia Tech Assistant Professor Catherine Bradford and her co-authors set out to explore in a new study that looks at the housing repercussions of the 2005 disenrollment of participants in Tennessee’s Medicaid program.
https://spotlightonpoverty.org/spotlight-exclusives/medicaid-unwinding-could-lead-to-eviction-crisis-new-study-suggests/

# Medical / Science / Technology
FDA Greenlights Musk’s Neuralink to Take Major Step Forward: Neuralink is seeking to fix a problem that arose in its first subject—namely, several small wires connected to the brain-implanted device had come out of position.
https://www.news9live.com/science/elon-musk-neuralink-second-brain-chip-patient-2543938

# Military / Nuclear / Global
Single ‘nuclear warning shot’ could kill or injure 91 million people in Russia, US and NATO countries: A chilling simulation has revealed that a single ‘nuclear warning shot’ could result in over 90 million casualties across Russia, the US, and other NATO countries. The simulation, known as ‘Plan A’, was developed by researchers at Princeton University’s Science and Global Security lab in New Jersey.
https://www.irishstar.com/news/us-news/russia-nato-nuclear-war-simulation-32848560

North Korea fires multiple short-range ballistic missiles, Seoul says: North Korea fired a number of short-range ballistic missiles towards the sea off its east coast on Friday, South Korea’s military said, a day after the U.S. and South Korea conducted joint drills with stealth fighter jets simulating air combat.
https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2024-05-17/north-korea-fires-ballistic-missile-reports-yonhap

Heart-stopping street fights & drone strikes as Ukrainian troops destroy Russian targets: Russia has intensified its attacks against Ukraine’s electrical grid in recent days. On March 23, officials in Kyiv reported that more than 1 million civilians were without power. Ukrainian Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko told journalists on March 25 that it would cost “billions” to repair the damage, although he did not specify what currency he had in mind. The World Bank estimated earlier this year that the cost of reconstruction in Ukraine would be at least $486 billion.
https://www.rferl.org/a/ukraine-russia-drones-energy-grid-attacks/32876231.html

Russia’s glide bombs devastating Ukraine’s cities on the cheap: Russia is increasingly using “glide bombs” – cheap but highly destructive ordnance – to advance its offensive in Ukraine. “The explosive part is essentially a conventional freefall iron bomb, of which Russia has hundreds of thousands in storage from the Soviet period,” says Prof Justin Bronk, airpower and military technology specialist at the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi)
https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/cz5drkr8l1ko

Ukraine’s divisive mobilization law comes into force as a new Russian push strains front-line troops: A divisive mobilization law in Ukraine came into force on Saturday, as Kyiv struggles to boost troop numbers after Russia launched a new offensive that some fear could close in on Ukraine’s second-largest city.
https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-war-mobilization-kharkiv-599753d08518b46e22bf38d1360cce86

Russia and Ukraine engage in dueling air assaults behind the front lines: Both sides have been looking for ways to inflict damage beyond the battlefield, targeting military logistics hubs and urban centers
https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2024/may/19/russia-and-ukraine-engage-in-dueling-air-assaults-/

# NASA / Space / UFO Disclosure / Planetary
‘Hidden structures’ discovered deep beneath the dark side of the moon: With data from China’s Chang’e-4 rover, scientists were able to visualize the upper 1,000 feet of the moon’s surface for the first time. Their results reveal billions of years of previously hidden lunar history.
https://www.livescience.com/space/the-moon/chinas-rover-maps-1000-feet-of-hidden-structures-deep-below-the-dark-side-of-the-moon

NASA-funded pulsed plasma rocket concept aims to send astronauts to Mars in 2 months: A groundbreaking rocket system developed by Howe Industries promises to transform future missions to Mars, potentially reducing travel time to the Red Planet from nearly two years to just two months.
https://www.space.com/nasa-pulsed-plasma-rocket-mars-2-months-howe-industries

# Pharmacy / Pharmaceuticals / Drugs
Who’s Killing Your Independent Pharmacy? In the heart of the country’s opaque drug-pricing system, shadowy pharmacy middlemen known for jacking up consumers’ drug costs are also crushing independent pharmacies. They’re doing so by slashing reimbursement rates for small drugstores while paying exponentially higher rates to corporate pharmacies.
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/how-the-prescription-drug-supply-chain-is-killing-local-pharmacies

The PBM-Insurer Mafia Comes for Community Pharmacies: UnitedHealth, CVS, and Cigna’s PBMs are using their market share and pull in Washington to drive one of the key levers to manage health care costs—independent pharmacies—out of business.
https://www.realclearpolicy.com/2024/03/21/pbm-insurer_mafia_comes_for_community_pharmacies_1019886.html

# Social
Landlords Are Charging You Junk Fees For Services That Screw You: Tenants are paying fees to have their credit scores lowered, among other dubious services
https://www.levernews.com/landlords-are-charging-you-junk-fees-for-services-that-screw-you/

Thanks To Wall Street, There Goes The Neighborhood: Lawmakers are targeting investors’ tightening grip on the single-family housing market, but a powerful new lobbying army is fighting back.
https://www.wsj.com/finance/investing/welcome-to-the-neighborhood-wall-street-designed-it-70562612

HUD Targets Public Housing Discrimination Against Formerly Incarcerated People: For decades, tenants with criminal records have been restricted from accessing public housing. This may soon change. Under the proposed rules, applicants for public or HUD-assisted housing will no longer be categorically denied apartments because of criminal convictions.
https://nlihc.org/sites/default/files/AG-2021/06-07_Housing-Access-Criminal-Records.pdf

Reducing Barriers to HUD-Assisted Housing: A Proposed Rule by the Housing and Urban Development Department on 04/10/2024. The proposed amendments would revise existing regulations that govern admission for applicants with criminal records or a history of involvement with the criminal justice system and eviction or termination of assistance of persons on the basis of illegal drug use, drug-related criminal activity, or other criminal activity.
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2024/04/10/2024-06218/reducing-barriers-to-hud-assisted-housing

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Voices, The Peoples News

May 19, 2024
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# Archaeology / Anthropology
Giza pyramid ‘anomaly’ pinpoints ‘object’ beneath sands surface: The shape of the ‘anomaly’ is such that the research teams concluded that it was most likely man-made. Two underground structures were identified, one was deep, and the other shallow. The shallow structure is described as L-shaped and is just under two meters deep.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.sciencetimes.com/articles/50187/20240515/4-500-year-old-l-shaped-mysterious-structure-hidden-near.htm__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzGzWP3p_$

# Borders / Immigration
White House and Democratic lawmakers plot ways to strengthen their hand on border security: The White House and top congressional Democrats are discussing a series of moves aimed at strengthening their hand on border security ahead of the first presidential debate next month.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.cnn.com/2024/05/18/politics/white-house-democrats-border-security__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzGi6oE5h$

Anxiety grows among Democrats over Biden border issues: Reflecting the growing angst among Democrats, Schumer tackled the border security issue head-on last week, devoting time in three of his floor
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/4661507-democrats-focus-on-border-to-counter-biden-swoon-in-swing-states/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzE2e4gJF$

Texas Democrats and Republicans split on border proposal: The proposal was brokered in part by lawmakers who also wanted to pass aid money for U.S. allies.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.texastribune.org/2024/02/05/texas-reaction-border-deal-ukraine-israel/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzBdMiMzA$

Denver’s new immigration plan, explained: The new program caps shelter stays for all new immigrants but expands services for 800 asylum seekers. We’ve designed a program that provides six months of wraparound services, including rental and food assistance, case management, transportation and free legal services to submit asylum and work-permit applications. We want to capitalize on that waiting period and set folks up for success.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://denverite.com/2024/04/25/denver-immigrant-asylum-program-update/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzD2qr8IV$

Biden Administration Now Giving SSI Checks To Ukrainian Refugee’s: The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) applauds Congress for its vote authorizing Ukrainians who are now arriving in the United States to receive resettlement support and other assistance.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://refugees.org/congress-restores-access-to-benefits-for-thousands-of-ukrainians/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzBM5YdCp$

Hundreds of asylum seekers in encampment at Seattle park after funding for hotel stay runs out: Asylum seekers from Venezuela, Africa set up encampment at Powell Barnett Park in Seattle
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.foxnews.com/politics/hundreds-asylum-seekers-encampment-seattle-park-funding-hotel-stay-runs-out__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzPFOkkAu$

Illegal immigrants cleared from Seattle Park. This is what it looked like before they left Powell Barnett Park: Migrants from Venezuela, Angola, and Congo staying in tents in Powell Barnett Park in the Central District were cleared out Thursday morning.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsbreak.com/videos/3446791191936-illegal-immigrants-cleared-from-seattle-park-this-is-what-it-looked-like-before-they-left-powell-barnett-park?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTYwNzgyNTk5MDY*3D__;JQ!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzLTFpcAx$

Texas Border Battle: Cops vs Cartels Fight Intensifies: In recent months, Mexico has seen a surge in violence, as rival cartels fight for control in areas like Veracruz, Guerrero, Sonora, and Michoacan among others. In August, nine bodies were reportedly hung from a bridge in Michoacan, Mexico with ten more mutilated nearby, accompanying a sign with written warnings to rival cartels in the area.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thetexan.news/issues/immigration-border-issues/intensifying-cartel-violence-in-mexico-is-a-growing-concern-for-texas/article_8de3e32d-b20e-5abb-bc4a-43d297ff1ad7.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzK8wqP8k$

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
Kashyap Patel, MD, Sees Link Between COVID-19 and Cancer Progression, Calls for More Biomarker Testing: Kashyap Patel, MD, CEO of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates, sees something different in his practice since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic—not just with cancer care, but with cancer itself.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ajmc.com/view/kashyap-patel-md-sees-link-between-covid-19-and-cancer-progression-calls-for-more-biomarker-testing__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzNnexSQv$

The Unfolding Saga Of NIH’s Gain-Of-Function Funding And The Origins Of COVID-19:
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsbreak.com/videos/3445863194513-the-unfolding-saga-of-nihs-gain-of-function-funding-and-the-origins-of-covid-19?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTYwNjE5MDg5OTg*3D__;JQ!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzJF-sW8x$

Newfound autoimmune syndrome tied to COVID-19 can trigger deadly lung scarring: The disease looks similar to the known condition MDA5 dermatomyositis, which is seen almost entirely in women of Asian descent, McGonagle told Live Science. In it, patients experience joint aches, muscle inflammation and skin rashes, and in two-thirds of cases, they develop life-threatening lung scarring
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.livescience.com/health/coronavirus/newfound-autoimmune-syndrome-tied-to-covid-19-can-trigger-deadly-lung-scarring*:*:text=The*20disease*20looks*20similar*20to,develop*20life*2Dthreatening*20lung*20scarring__;I34lJSUlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzFbvh-1z$

Former NIH Director admits lab-leak theory of COVID origin is not conspiracy theory: The leading public health official during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic admitted that the science is not settled on the origins of the coronavirus, according to transcripts from closed-door testimony released by House Republicans on Thursday. The released transcripts reveal that former National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins does not believe that the idea that the virus originated in a lab is a conspiracy theory, despite publicly denouncing the theory in 2020 and 2021.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=or9YaEptNDA__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzIByYVUo$

A lab leak theorist explains: A former FBI scientist shed light this week on why the law enforcement agency thinks an accident in a Chinese lab is the most likely cause of the Covid-19 pandemic. But the evidence is circumstantial.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.politico.com/newsletters/future-pulse/2024/05/16/a-lab-leak-theorist-explains-00158283__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzOMmdRGx$

# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks
Biden’s China Tariffs Are the End of an Era for Cheap Chinese Goods: The president’s move to protect strategic manufacturing sectors from low-cost competition aims to increase jobs, but consumers might not like the costs.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/biden-china-tariffs-electric-vehicles-evs-solar-2024ba735c47e04a50898a88425c5e2c__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzBIBURM7$

Who benefits from US tariffs on Chinese imports? Experts weigh in: While the tariffs are expected to have a negligible impact on the US economy, they are expected to boost President Biden. “These tariffs are very much on the margins, and the impacts on the economy will be a rounding error,” Bernard Yaros, lead US economist at Oxford Economics
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2024/5/16/who-benefits-from-us-tariffs-on-chinese-imports-experts-weigh-in__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzOkWgx-6$

# Education / Schools
Higher education is failing — and our democracy is suffering: This commencement season, on some college campuses’ anti-war protestors are finding resolution with administrators, while on other campuses, things remain contentious. The student protest movement is not a monolith. It’s complex and may look different in different places — and depending on one’s viewpoint.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/opinion/education/4668426-higher-education-is-failing-and-our-democracy-is-suffering/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzNFgT4yG$

Students show up to graduation, find commencement speaker is an AI Robot: Unlike the vast majority of graduation speakers, an actual robot. The private university opted to have an artificially intelligent robot named Sophia speak to over 2,000 people in attendance, including graduates, faculty members and families.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/15/nyregion/dyouville-university-commencement-robot-speaker.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzMcoN0ml$

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation on Wednesday that eliminates climate change as a priority in state policymaking, as well as most references to it in state law. Florida is known as one of the most climate-vulnerable states in the country due to its susceptibility to sea level rise, hurricanes and flooding.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ecowatch.com/florida-desantis-climate-change-offshore-wind.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzOYaB_nY$

# General News
Trump Demands White House Apologize to Him for ‘SHAM TRIAL’: “There is virtually universal agreement of the fact that the Alvin Bragg Witch Hunt against me, a SHAM TRIAL instigated and prosecuted directly from the inner hall so the White House and DOJ, should be immediately dropped, with apologies to me and all of the others who have had to live with this Election Interfering
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/4671854-donald-trump-suggests-white-house-owes-apology-sham-trial/*:*:text=**BThere*20is*20virtually*20universal*20agreement,live*20with*20this*20Election*20Interfering__;I37igJwlJSUlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzN3fUsVQ$

The MAGA Movement Betrays the United States Military: “Trump thinks he has this big army out there still”: A MAGA movement betrayed has now morphed. In his new book “The Age of Insurrection,” David Neiwert traces the path of the far-right since the Capitol riot
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.salon.com/2023/06/27/trump-thinks-he-has-this-big-army-out-there-still-a-maga-movement-betrayed-has-now-morphed/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzGECxa7e$

‘Team of felons’: Pardoned criminals, conspiracy theorists backing Trump’s 2024 run. Michael Flynn and Roger Stone are spending time with former President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Mike Lindell is warming up the Trump rally crowd and Steve Bannon is plotting election strategy with Donald Trump Jr. on his show. Paul Manafort and Corey Lewandowski may be back in the fold too
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2024/05/18/trump-allies-pardoned-convicted-2024/73668990007/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzHI_LSNa$

Trump may face ‘civil death’ if he is convicted in New York trial: What consequences should the American legal system mete out to ex-President Donald Trump for allegedly deceiving the American voters in the 2016 election which sent him to the White House by hiding past alleged affairs with two women through falsified business records? If Trump is convicted in the Manhattan criminal case, he will lose his right to vote in Florida.
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Trump invokes long-lost Executive Power to gut administrative state: Conservative groups draw plans to dismantle US government, replace it with Trump’s vision. Conservative organizations are preparing for a possible second White House term for Donald Trump, recruiting thousands of Americans to come to Washington on a mission to dismantle the federal government and replace it with a vision closer to his own.
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Trump addresses an embattled NRA as he campaigns against Biden’s gun policies: Trump, who was endorsed by the NRA’s political arm, boasted that as president he stood by the organization and did not bow to pressure to implement new gun restrictions. “We’re under siege, but they didn’t move us an inch, and we have to stand strong,” he said. Former President Donald Trump floated the idea of a third term if he wins in November: “You know, FDR 16 years, almost 16 years, he was four terms. I don’t know, are we going to be considered three-term? Or two-term?” Trump quipped at the National Rifle Association annual meeting, speaking before a crowd of gun rights supporters.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.politico.com/news/2024/05/18/trump-at-nra-convention-floats-a-three-term-presidency-00158786__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzPYGWDfV$

# Gov / Politics / Global
Russia and China ‘want a world dominated by dictators,’ says ex-NATO chief: Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine is accelerating a shift towards a bipolar “new world order” in which a bloc led by the U.S.
faces off with one led by China, a former NATO secretary-general has warned.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/russia-war-ukraine-highlights-new-world-order-china-nato-head-anders-fogh-rasmussen-1714192__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzOX3FWZs$

# Gov / Politics
Americans are begging for real leadership — it’s time for serious reform: America is divided. Partisanship is on the rise, and compromise is on the decline. Problems are getting worse instead of solved. The parties are fighting for power and rewarding loyalists. One presidential candidate is out for revenge, one struggles to read a teleprompter and a third has a brain worm.
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US announces $2 billion to help Ukraine make its own weapons: Ukraine can use the $2 billion in Foreign Military Financing to help grow its own defense industry, potentially via co-production with U.S. companies. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday announced a $2 billion aid package for Ukraine largely intended to help the embattled country grow its indigenous defense capabilities and move away from Soviet-era equipment.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.defensenews.com/global/europe/2024/05/16/us-announces-2-billion-to-help-ukraine-make-its-own-weapons/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzLcodWvw$

Congress must stop Biden from fueling a Saudi nuclear bomb: Thankfully, Congress has a say: It retains a right to condition or disapprove any U.S. nuclear cooperation agreement. While lawmakers may be eager to support the U.S.-Saudi-Israel deal, they should block American cooperation that would fuel a future Saudi bomb.
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Republicans’ appetite for government: Most want expansion, not cuts, of entitlement programs: Well over half of Republicans (56%) would like to see the federal government do more to support the elderly through Medicare health insurance and Social Security benefits, the poll found. Nearly 40% want the federal government to continue with current levels of support for the elderly. Only 7% would like it to do less.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.deseret.com/politics/2024/05/14/poll-republican-voters-want-bigger-government-but-party-elites-want-welfare-cuts/*:*:text=Well*20over*20half*20of*20Republicans,like*20it*20to*20do*20less__;I34lJSUlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzOPRg1DW$

Samuel Alito’s snide denial of his Jan. 6 flag is just as ugly as flying it in the first place: The Supreme Court justice views his fellow Americans with contempt, and not as citizens he’s serving
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It’s not the courtroom, it’s the debate stage: Biden and Trump’s race really starts now: The debates that the two major-party candidates agreed to this week reflect an effort by both contenders to take control of the 2024 campaign, after weeks of intense focus on Trump’s trials, protest votes and, increasingly, the threat that they both could lose votes to a third-party candidate, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
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# Legal / DOJ
Flaw and order: Legal weaknesses that could unravel the Trump cases: Propped up by a risky legal structure in Fulton County, Georgia, the high-profile case against former President Donald Trump is encountering near-insurmountable hurdles as it remains marred in scandals and setbacks.
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‘That Was a Lie!’: Trump Lawyer Brawls With Michael Cohen: “That was a lie, because you were actually talking with Mr. Schiller,” Blanche told him. Michael Cohen is asked about taking an oath as he is cross-examined by defense lawyer Todd Blanche during former President Donald Trump’s criminal trial in Manhattan state court in New York City on May 16, 2024.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/trump-trial-hush-money-michael-cohen-ec08be1219703deb3cd10604844deacb__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzHh9kDGe$

Trump Trial Takes Unexpected Turn: The prosecution in the Trump trial got what they wanted from former American Media CEO David Pecker this week, a concession that the hush money payments he made on behalf of Trump were done in order to help Donald Trump’s campaign for president.
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# Medical / General News
‘Once you take choice away, there’s nothing left’: assisted dying edges closer in Jersey, but can they protect against a ‘duty to die’? : assisted dying edges closer in Jersey, but can they protect against a ‘duty to die’? Hospice patient Lynne Cottignies welcomes proposals to make it legal to help eligible people end their lives. Many others have serious concerns
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/society/article/2024/may/18/once-you-take-choice-away-theres-nothing-left-assisted-dying-edges-closer-in-jersey-but-can-they-protect-against-a-duty-to-die__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzL0S1b52$

# Medical / Science / Technology
There’s New Hope for an HIV Vaccine: A trial vaccine has succeeded in generating low levels of antibodies needed to target HIV. It’s a first but much-needed step toward preventing infection.
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Neuralink’s first brain implant patient feared device would have to be removed: Despite great progress since undergoing the procedure, there were issues with the technology that nearly led to the company removing the device from his brain. Arbaugh said some of the threads became loose from his brain, there were performance issues with the device.
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# Military / DOD / Nuclear
Navy pushes for more access to high schools amid recruiting struggle: Navy leaders on Thursday said they are pushing for more access to high schools as the service faces another recruiting shortfall this year
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2024/02/21/inside-the-navys-quest-to-fix-its-recruiting-crisis/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzMC9h5VS$

The U.S. Military Is Getting Kicked Out of Niger: Although it’s the military’s largest presence in the Sahel, the loss is more symbolic than substantive.
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# Military / Nuclear / Global
Ukraine asks US for more help attacking Russia — moves that would clearly escalate war
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Russia testing potential nuclear weapon in space: Russia tested space-based anti-satellite weapon with potential nuclear capabilities in 2022
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Turkey to recruit Syrian mercenaries for fight in Niger: The mercenaries of the Turkish occupation state in the occupied Syrian regions have begun registering as part of new batches of mercenaries in Niger.
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China Uses Giant Rail Gun to Shoot Smart Bomb Nine Miles Into the Sky: As the South China Morning Post reports, the rail gun test lobbed a precision-guided projectile — or smart bomb — nine miles into the stratosphere. But because it apparently didn’t go up as high as it was supposed to, the test was ultimately declared unsuccessful.
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Trucks carrying badly needed aid for the Gaza Strip have rolled across a newly built U.S. pier and into the besieged enclave for the first time.
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North Korea fires short-range ballistic missiles toward Sea of Japan: North Korea launched several short-range ballistic missiles toward the Sea of Japan, or East Sea, on Friday afternoon, according to the South’s military.
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Fleet of Philippine activists challenge Chinese Coast Guard in South China: Activists with “Atin Ito” (This is Ours) sailed on wooden boats to resupply Filipino fishermen anchored near the disputed Scarborough Shoal, with the Chinese Coast Guard closely following.
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Chinese coast guard shadows Filipino activists sailing toward disputed shoal: The shoal is in the South China Sea, where Beijing’s coast guard and suspected militia ships have used powerful water cannons to ward off what they regard as intruders. Activists and volunteers belonging to a nongovernment coalition called Atin Ito planned to float small territorial buoys and distribute food packs and fuel to Filipino fishermen near the shoal.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/south-china-sea-scarborough-shoal-philippines-991e0ecee638f917e30b4947ee8c91ca__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzNCKd_Ic$

Putin unleashes robots as Ukraine blasts Russian advance with howitzers and drones: VLAD The Invader, Putin’s ‘war toys’ ready to unleash hell on Ukraine from robot tanks to stealth drones & ‘flying Kalashnikovs’
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Ukraine asks NATO to send troops for first time since war began: Ukraine has formally asked NATO to send troops to the country amid the ongoing conflict with Russia. The New York Times has reported that NATO members such as the US are considering sending troops to the country.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/u-s-and-nato-pave-the-way-for-sending-troops-into-ukraine/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzKRtnKgy$

Yemen’s Houthi rebels hit an oil tanker in the Red Sea with a ballistic missile early Saturday, damaging the Panama-flagged, Greek-owned vessel in their latest assault
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.aol.com/news/yemens-houthi-rebels-launch-missile-160448262.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzDOWrlal$

British armoured troops storm treelines & cross rivers in chilling mass NATO war exercises in Poland: Whether moving across Europe or co-ordinating a tactical river crossing, planning has made a crucial difference for the thousands of troops and hundreds of vehicles taking part in a multinational NATO exercise.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.army.mod.uk/news-and-events/news/2024/03/military-logistic-specialists-help-deliver-exercise-steadfast-defender/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzCWCE9sb$

Neither Russia nor China wants the Ukraine war to end, but for different reasons: Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting China, seeking support amid Western sanctions. Russia’s economy now relies on wartime activities and trade with China.
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# NASA / Space / UFO Disclosure / Planetary
NASA released some mesmerising images of last weeks X8.7 flare, which was the largest in the sun’s current 11-year solar cycle. 🎥X/ NASASun https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://science.nasa.gov/science-research/heliophysics/how-nasa-tracked-the-most-intense-solar-storm-in-decades/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzPds-_NM$

Leaving the surface of the EarthTravelling through the Milky Way and beyond: Earth’s perilous journey through the Milky Way’s spiral may shape the planet’s geology. Every 200 million years, high-energy comets may pelt our planet as it passes through our galaxy’s spiral arms. New research indicates that every 200 million years, when Earth passes through its galaxy’s spiral arms, the planet is pummeled with high-energy comets, and this bombardment may thicken Earth’s continental crust.
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Scientists Identify Seven Star Systems That May Be Hosting Alien Megastructures: Most tantalizing of all: If these megastructures do exist, they should be visible to us. Astronomers have identified seven star systems in our galaxy that could potentially host a Dyson sphere — a hypothetical megastructure an alien civilization could build around a star or black hole to capture most of its power in the form of radiation.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.livescience.com/space/astronomy/alien-dyson-sphere-megastructures-could-surround-at-least-7-stars-in-our-galaxy-new-studies-suggest__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzHUBt-kW$

# Pharmacy / Pharmaceuticals / Drugs
Louisiana could become the first state in the country to categorize abortion drugs as ‘dangerous’: In Louisiana, drugs for medication abortion could become controlled substances : Shots – Health News Louisiana could be the first state to regulate mifepristone and misoprostol in the same way as some narcotics and stimulants. Opponents predict harmful delays in miscarriage and other lawful uses.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.audacy.com/krld/news/national/louisiana-could-categorize-abortion-drugs-as-dangerous__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzHn0t6Gn$

# Technology
US Official Warns a Cell Network Flaw Is Being Exploited for Spying: A system at the heart of global telecommunications is woefully insecure
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2024/05/17/it-is-dangerously-easy-to-hack-the-worlds-phones__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzL0fE8R0$

It’s Time to Believe the AI Hype: Some pundits suggest generative AI stopped getting smarter. The explosive demos from OpenAI and Google that started the week show there’s plenty more disruption to come.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.allsides.com/news/2024-05-17-0650/technology-it-s-time-believe-ai-hype__;!!On18fmf1aQ!35aoRKfxuaLN-0sE2uHltgY0JnMCLmKfYor0ceY4u5Hb0Zq9FBZnLhcnTZ8kjq_yy1hj2hnXpnZNED0NIM7U7ZDRzJ0k9tPT$

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2024-05-14

Voices, The Peoples News

May 14, 2024
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 to Inform and Educate

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# Borders / Immigration
Watch: Guards at US-Mexico border pepper-spray migrants: Tensions were high on the northern Mexican border in Ciudad Juarez on Monday 13 May when a group of migrants attempted to cut through the fence erected by the Texas National Guard to prevent them from approaching the border wall. Footage shows the National Guard arriving on the scene and using pepper spray to disperse the group.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/news/immigration-us-mexico-border-pepper-spray-b2545003.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbRQlbZZU$

DC hosted voting registration training for illegal immigrants: Making good on new legislation granting illegal immigrants voting rights, even for those who have lived in the district for just 30 days, the city joined a handful of others in opening the vote to undocumented migrants.

https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.judicialwatch.org/dc-hosted-voting-registration-training-for-illegal-immigrants/*:*:text=Washington*2C*20D.C.*2C*20hosted*20an*20online,to*20vote*20in*20city*20elections__;I34lJSUlJSUlJSUl!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbXBothqd$

2 people in ICE custody after attempting to breach Virginia Marine base: The Marine Corps prevented two people from breaking onto a Marine installation in Virginia on May 3 and turned them over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2024/05/14/2-people-in-ice-custody-after-attempting-to-breach-virginia-marine-base/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbSIbY4qC$

Weaponization of Mass Migration: “The NGO’s are aiding and abetting the cartels.”
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsbreak.com/videos/3437381329064-illegal-invasion-news-weaponization-of-mass-migration-the-ngos-are-aiding-and-abetting-the-cartels-immigration-correspondent-oscarelblue-explains-to-joshjphilipp-that-violent-venezuelan-cartels-infiltrate-unngo?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTU4MDE1ODQ2MzE*3D__;JQ!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbX8CTNzB$

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks

‘The economy and stock market have never seen anything like this’: There’s an unprecedented number of recession signs flashing, veteran strategist says. The final blow to the economy could be the US pulling back on stimulus spending https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.businessinsider.com/recession-outlook-stock-market-crash-economy-hard-landing-government-stimulus-2024-5__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbUjED-M7$

# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks / Global Biden Keeps Trump’s Tariffs On Chinese Goods, Adds New Ones On Clean Energy Components: Americans who buy a Chinese-made electric car will pay twice as much as they would have without the new tariff and 25% more for Chinese solar panels.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.huffpost.com/entry/biden-chinese-tariffs_n_6643a681e4b09724138dd1f2__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_Tbb4LzFYW$

After President Biden announced new tariffs on Chinese goods, a reporter asked him to respond to former President Trump’s comment that”China is eating our lunch.””He’s been feeding them a long time,” Biden said
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsbreak.com/videos/3440840015302-after-president-biden-announced-new-tariffs-on-chinese-goods-a-reporter-asked-him-to-respond-to-former-president-trumps-comment-thatchina-is-eating-our-lunchhes-been-feeding-them-a-long-time-biden-said-cbsnews?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTU3NzQ0NDQxNjQ*3D__;JQ!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbRjX0GS-$

Jon Stewart Exposes Dirty ‘Secret’ That Lets Your Lawmakers Get Filthy Rich: Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) is in court across the street from Trump on corruption charges over allegations he took cash and gold bars in exchange for political favors. Stewart said the “dumbest thing” about Menendez is how “unnecessary” all this was for him.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.yahoo.com/news/jon-stewart-exposes-dirty-secret-050037612.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_Tbco-CQio$

# Education / Schools
Space-mad boy has higher IQ than Stephen Hawking after acing Mensa test aged 10: A brainy schoolboy who is obsessed with space took an IQ test and got a better score than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Julien Deleau-Lees was aged just ten when he passed with flying colours, scoring 162 – the maximum given to under-18s on the intelligence test. He is now one of the youngest members of the genius club Mensa. It means he has a higher IQ than German-born physicist Einstein and black hole theorist Stephen Hawking, whose scores were both around 160.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GjqsrEJL7U__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbdIteWtK$

UCLA attackers exposed, meet the violent Zionist agitators LA police haven’t arrested: The Grayzone has obtained a dossier detailing the identities of the Zionist hooligans who assaulted UCLA anti-genocide student protesters. It was sent to LA police, but no arrests have been made. And the cops still can’t explain why they disappeared for hours during the mob attack.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thegrayzone.com/2024/05/13/ucla-attackers-exposed/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbVpTchSe$

# Employment / Labor
Musk Nuked Tesla Supercharger Team Over Dire Meeting: The billionaire made a snap decision to fire 500 employees. Not pleased with a presentation from the head of Tesla’s Supercharger division, CEO Elon Musk made a snap decision to fire her—along with all 500 of her employees.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thedailybeast.com/elon-musk-obliterated-tesla-supercharger-team-after-fateful-meeting-report__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbepOUi-e$

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Etc
Alabama Coal Company Sued for a Home Explosion That Killed a Man Is Delinquent on Dozens of Penalties, Records Show: Crimson Oak Grove Resources has been cited for 204 safety violations since the March 8 blast, many involving “significant and substantial” safety violations.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://insideclimatenews.org/news/13052024/alabama-coal-company-delinquent-safety-violations/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbblnVsf6$

Big Banks Have Given Nearly $7 Trillion to Fossil Fuel Companies Since Paris Agreement, Report Says: According to the new Banking on Climate Chaos Fossil Fuel Finance Report 2024, the largest banks in the world have given $6.9 trillion in fossil fuel funding to the industry since the 2016 Paris Agreement.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://priceofoil.org/2024/05/14/banks-financed-fossil-fuels-by-6-9-trillion-dollars-since-the-paris-agreement/*:*:text=Since*20the*20Paris*20Agreement*20in,to*20fossil*20fuel*20expansion*20alone__;I34lJSUlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbZLESRqb$

Trump’s alleged $1 billion oil deal exposed: Media blackout raises alarms: A stunning quid pro quo promise to Big Oil executives by former President Donald Trump receives scant coverage, raising questions about media integrity and democratic accountability.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nationofchange.org/2024/05/15/trumps-alleged-1-billion-oil-deal-exposed-media-blackout-raises-alarms/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbTCIfrNA$

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Global
Russia may disregard international law and environment to get Antarctica’s oil: Antartica, the most remote continent on Earth, is home to one of the planet’s most valuable resources, and Russia may be willing to decimate the environment and break international law to tap into the supply. Russian research vessels have reportedly identified 511 billion barrels of oil in Antarctica, a discovery valued at nearly $41 trillion.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://san.com/cc/russia-may-disregard-international-law-and-environment-to-get-antarcticas-oil/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_Tbck6ZEnc$

# Food / Farming
How ‘glowing’ plants could help scientists predict flash drought: The flourishing plants emitted an unusually strong fluorescence signal for the time of year. By gradually drawing down the water in the soil, the plants created a risk. When extreme temperatures hit, the already low moisture levels plummeted, and flash drought developed within days.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nasa.gov/earth/how-glowing-plants-could-help-scientists-predict-flash-drought/*:*:text=The*20flourishing*20plants*20emitted*20an,flash*20drought*20developed*20within*20days__;I34lJSUlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbfQlMp2k$

# General News
Trump Makes Wild Claim When Reporter At Courthouse Asks If He’s ‘Directing’ Surrogates To Attack Trial: Unlike Trump, surrogates like these senators are not subject to a gag order. On his way into court on Tuesday, Trump was confronted by a reporter who asked if he is “directing” those surrogates, and Trump responded with the wild claim that “some” of his surrogates are… “Democrats.”
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.mediaite.com/news/trump-makes-wild-claim-when-reporter-at-courthouse-asks-if-hes-directing-surrogates-to-attack-trial/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_Tba4xZgWX$

President Trump alleges left-wing groups are using bird flu to reintroduce lockdowns and mandates, aiming to undermine him before elections. He defiantly declares, “We will not comply.”
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsbreak.com/videos/3440303113326-president-trump-alleges-left-wing-groups-are-using-bird-flu-to-reintroduce-lockdowns-and-mandates-aiming-to-undermine-him-before-elections-he-defiantly-declares-we-will-not-comply?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTU3NzQ1NTUwMDI*3D__;JQ!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbSuRX2rs$

# Gov / Politics / Global
As war in the Middle East threatens to spread, nuclear disarmament is imperative: Israel is, and has long been, a nuclear-armed state, the only one in the Middle East, though this fact has never been officially acknowledged.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/opinion/4665601-as-war-in-the-middle-east-threatens-to-spread-nuclear-disarmament-is-imperative/*:*:text=Israel*20is*2C*20and*20has*20long,has*20never*20been*20officially*20acknowledged__;I34lJSUlJSUlJSU!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbQCZzG1j$

Corrupt Australian firm busted as intelligence front: Aussie intel cutout Omni Executive accused of leveraging ties to abusive units in Afghanistan to rake in massive contracts. The firm allegedly inked the no-bid deals while conducting warrantless domestic spying ops.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thegrayzone.com/2024/05/13/australian-firm-intelligence-front/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_Tba4HrJ1m$

Veteran Human Rights Leader Has Seen Enough; Israel Perpetrating Genocide in Gaza: Israel’s “sustained policy of obstructing the movement of humanitarian assistance into the territory” pushed Human Rights Watch co-founder Aryeh Neier to view the assault on Gaza as a genocide.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.commondreams.org/news/israel-is-committing-genocide__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbZA_yGTt$

‘A War Crime’: Rights Group Details Israel’s Use of Children as Human Shields: “Israeli treatment of Palestinian children, the way they see them as well as how they abuse their bodies, is genocidal,” said one journalist.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.commondreams.org/news/israel-human-shields*:*:text=Israeli*20and*20U.S.*20claims*20that,in*20the*20West*20Bank*2C*20who__;I34lJSUlJSUlJSU!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbWtJN5Mi$

Israelis block aid bound for Gaza: Delivery trucks burnt and food aid destroyed
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyYjppoc2t8__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbYa9VWXF$

Protests escalate after Georgia approves ‘foreign agents’ law: Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Georgia after parliament approved a “foreign agents” bill despite widespread unrest in the country and warnings from the European Union and the United States. The Black Sea nation of Georgia has been gripped in political turmoil over the past month, with protests drawing tens of thousands of people in a country of just 3.7 million.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://dsm.forecastinternational.com/2024/05/15/protests-grow-over-georgian-foreign-agents-law/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbSNklfUc$

# Gov / Politics
US to force Chinese company near nuke arsenal in Wyoming to sell its land:
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.gjsentinel.com/news/national/us-to-force-chinese-company-near-nuke-arsenal-in-wyoming-to-sell-its-land/video_4c75f3e8-52b3-5bd2-ab7c-10638273339f.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbSmaUl7x$

Poll: 3 in 4 fear artificial intelligence abuse in presidential election: 3 in 4 Americans fear abuses of artificial intelligence will affect the 2024 presidential election, and many are not confident they can detect faked photos, videos or audio
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thecentersquare.com/national/article_d1ac900a-124d-11ef-a5a2-03ea0c74b361.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbY9NW_zs$

# Legal / DOJ
Judge Merchan Powerless to Stop Republicans Doing Trump’s ‘Dirty Work’: New York Supreme Court Judge Juan Merchan may be powerless to prevent Republicans from criticizing witnesses in former President Donald Trump’s criminal trial, political scientists told Newsweek
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/judge-merchan-powerless-stop-republicans-doing-trump-dirty-work-1900300*:*:text=New*20York*20Supreme*20Court*20Judge,trial*2C*20political*20scientists*20told*20Newsweek__;I34lJSUlJSUlJSU!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_Tbf_Bx1VC$

# Medical / General News
Trump’s War on Government Will Take Public Health Back a Century: Until recently, modern politics has been comparatively civilized thanks to determined reformers who established laws and institutions that reduced corruption and promoted democratic principles. This history reminds us of the importance of safeguards for the functioning of democracy and highlight the danger of Donald Trump’s plans to dismantle them with his 2024 presidential bid.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://time.com/6968746/spoils-system-donald-trump/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbdR-EAoM$

New Texas Medicine Recall Because Users Are Vulnerable To Death: According to this PR Newswire article, the cause of the recall is because of the potential for there to be a foreign substance within the injectable and if the substance enters the blood vessels. “It can travel to various organs and block blood vessels in the heart, lungs or brain which can cause stroke and even lead to death.”
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://ktemnews.com/ixp/517/p/texas-prescription-recall-2024/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbcHZ-Puc$

# Military / DOD / Nuclear
Impressive: F-22 RAPTOR Hits the Brakes and Takes the Vertical
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLySMxg35PM__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbXHkO5PL$

US poised to give $1 billion in new weapons, ammo to Israel: It’s the first arms shipment to Israel to be announced by the administration since it put another arms transfer, consisting of 3,500 bombs, on hold earlier in the month.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2024/05/15/us-poised-to-give-1-billion-in-new-weapons-ammo-to-israel/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_Tbete4v9m$

West Point team’s computerized rifle scope adjusts itself in combat: While in the mountains of Afghanistan, some soldiers faced issues adjusting their sights to differing elevations when under fire during an ambush https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.realcleardefense.com/2024/05/15/west_point_teams_computerized_rifle_scope_adjusts_itself_in_combat_1031577.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbSlFf6kG$

2 Navy destroyers will help protect military’s Gaza aid pier, officials confirm: (Military.com) Navy warships will help protect the U.S. military’s soon-to-be-completed pier to deliver aid to starving Palestinians in Gaza, the Pentagon said
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.military.com/daily-news/2024/05/14/2-navy-destroyers-will-help-protect-militarys-gaza-aid-pier-official-confirms.html*:*:text=Navy*20warships*20will*20help*20protect,Gaza*2C*20the*20Pentagon*20said*20Tuesday__;I34lJSUlJSUlJSU!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbRgm2SLb$

Why Would The US Air Force Bring Back the Vietnam-Era OV-10 Bronco? The OV-10 Bronco is a unique airplane in military aviation.  An Observation/Light Attack aircraft, the Bronco served for decades and was especially effective in Counterinsurgency or COIN operations.  Learn about the development, operational history, and interesting features of this flying horse.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVNOCTLw5tk__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbZz5KwJm$

# Military / Nuclear / Global
Second Russian invasion is worse than the first, Kharkiv region evacuees say: Thousands of Ukrainians have fled border towns and villages in the northeast Kharkiv region as Russian troops advance in a new attack.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2024/05/14/russia-attack-kharkiv-region-invasion/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbZixKO9n$

Ukraine presses Biden to lift ban on using US weapons to strike Russia: Kyiv watched as Russians massed on the border, but they weren’t allowed to use long-range missiles provided by Washington. Kyiv watched as Russians massed on the border, but they weren’t allowed to use long-range missiles provided by Washington.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.politico.com/news/2024/05/14/ukraine-weapons-russia-00157970__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_Tbfjb3HbV$

Putin loses record 1,740 troops in a DAY in Ukraine as he orders desperate human wave attacks: Using young men as cannon fodder isn’t new, but it’s still diabolical. That’s Putin for you.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2023-02-14/russia-s-human-wave-tactics-in-ukraine-reflect-vladimir-putin-s-values?embedded-checkout=true__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbdOK9jp2$

# NASA / Space / UFO Disclosure / Planetary Giant Structure Lurking in Deep Space Challenges Our Understanding of The Universe: About 9.2 billion light-years from Earth is a colossal structure which confounded astronomers. The discovery might upend current cosmological theories. What they’ve found is a 1.3-billion-light-year-across, almost perfect ring of galaxies. No such structure has been seen before. And it doesn’t match any known formation mechanism.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.sciencealert.com/giant-structure-lurking-in-deep-space-challenges-our-understanding-of-the-universe__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbY9Q3hF5$

# Security / Surveillance
Secrecy Concerns Mount Over Spy Powers Targeting US Data Centers: A coalition of digital rights groups is demanding the US declassify records that would clarify just how expansive a major surveillance program really is.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.wired.com/story/section-702-ecsp-civil-liberties-letter/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbS6Q53Gy$

US jamming technology is significantly worse than Russia’s, ex-Pentagon officials warn: Former US officials said the US is falling behind in its electronic warfare capabilities. Russia has developed sophisticated electronic warfare weapons. It’s using it to neutralize US weapons given to Ukraine.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.businessinsider.com/us-jamming-tech-is-worse-than-russia-ex-pentagon-officials-2024-5__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbSc9GOu7$

# Technology / Global
World’s Largest Vacuum to Suck Carbon From Atmosphere Is Flipped On, Best of all, it’s entirely powered by geothermal energy: Climate change refers to long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. Human activities have been the main driver of climate change, primarily due to the burning of fossil fuels like coal, oil and gas.
https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5o0wE-DeuyM__;!!On18fmf1aQ!zZD9J5EWbGBP7tCE3RRwMpm1AnknKy1cSb82mWURXUbW340VfTXfeDZBYZ48eoJ0eRlkA9X6dFGfFUVR9KEpqg_TbQZBDEEi$

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2024-05-11

Voices, The Peoples News

May 11, 2024
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 to Inform and Educate

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# Indigenous
# Indigenous / Global
# Animals / Pets / Alerts / Recalls
# Archaeology / Anthropology
Inside Costa Rica’s ‘cave of death’ which kills all that enters: Costa Rica’s Cave of Death (Cueva de la Muerte) is a pool of carbon dioxide on the floor, which is remarkably stable, and nearly 100% CO₂: fatal to every animal that enters the cave. See how a flame can’t burn. “Danger!
https://nypost.com/2024/05/10/lifestyle/inside-costa-ricas-cave-of-death-which-kills-all-that-enters/

# Borders / Immigration
Biden administration moves to terminate agreement governing conditions for migrant children in US custody: The Flores agreement has protected migrant children for nearly 3 decades. Changes may be coming. The Biden administration wants to partially end a 27-year-old agreement that provides court oversight of how the federal government cares for migrant children in its custody
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/2024/05/10/child-migration-flores-agreement-unaccompanied-minors/7814dc0e-0f24-11ef-ae0a-a6870885518d_story.html

Top Border Patrol Officials Investigated for Alleged Undisclosed Ties to Mexican Tequila Magnate: The agency is probing whether or not the pair disclosed their relationship with a foreign national, which is required by those with top security clearance, and if they accepted anything that violated any ethics rules, three sources familiar with the matter told the outlet
https://nypost.com/2024/05/09/us-news/two-top-border-patrol-officials-probed-for-partying-with-mexican-tequila-mogul-report/

Terrorist watch list apprehensions at northern border continue to break records: The number of known or suspected terrorists (KSTs) apprehended at the northern border in the first six months of fiscal 2024 continue to outpace those apprehended at the southwest border. The greatest number of KSTs to ever be apprehended in U.S. history was at the northern border in fiscal 2023 of 484. The next greatest number to be apprehended in U.S. history was 313 at the northern border in fiscal 2022, according to CBP data.1 h
https://www.realcleardefense.com/2024/05/11/terrorist_watch_list_apprehensions_at_northern_breaking_records_1031021.html

Biden Administration Announces Key Asylum System Changes Aiming to Expedite Migrant Removals:  A new Biden administration rule announced Thursday aims to speed up asylum processing at the southern border for a limited group of people believed to have committed serious crimes or who have terrorist links and ultimately more quickly eject them from the country.
https://apnews.com/article/biden-border-immigration-migrants-asylum-policy-554bf3dd634d1b8a48f641fccf9359bb

Top Border Patrol officials say Biden appointees silenced them for years: The recently retired second in command of the U.S. Border Patrol said the Biden administration intentionally blocked him and others from engaging with the public, enacting robust protocols to sabotage media requests as millions surged across the southern border.
https://gazette.com/news/wex/top-border-patrol-officials-say-biden-appointees-silenced-them-for-years/article_5a2155b3-ef27-5d7e-ada4-341ed786862d.html#:~:text=EXCLUSIVE%20%E2%80%94%20The%20recently%20retired%20second,surged%20across%20the%20southern%20border

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks
The U.S. banking industry wins battle in $8 credit card fee war: The U.S. court system has delayed the rule to cap credit card late fees at a maximum of 8 dollars monthly, a win for major banking institutions. The legislation, a crucial step in protecting consumer interests, was championed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPS) and, unfortunately, was stalled in federal court on Friday, May 11.
https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/the-u.s.-banking-industry-wins-battle-in-$8-credit-card-fee-war

America’s debt tops $34 trillion, but a commission to address it appears dead in Congress: It’s well past time, the newly elected House speaker said in October, to establish a bipartisan commission to tackle the federal government’s growing $34.6 trillion in debt. “The consequences if we don’t act now are unbearable,” he said, echoing warnings from his predecessor and other House Republicans
https://financialpost.com/pmn/business-pmn/americas-debt-tops-34-trillion-but-a-commission-to-address-it-appears-dead-in-congress

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Etc
Internal documents illuminate industry’s efforts to deceive public and investors ahead of Senate hearing: ‘A rare glimpse’: “For decades, the fossil-fuel industry has known about the economic and climate harms of its products.”
https://www.yahoo.com/news/internal-documents-illuminate-industrys-efforts-100000233.html

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure
New state law makes the case for class-based chemical regulation: New state law makes the case for class-based chemical regulation. A recent paper published in Environmental Health Perspectives lays out the process behind Washington State’s new “Pollution Prevention” law, which aims to protect human health by regulating classes of hazardous chemicals.
https://www.ehn.org/chemical-class-state-law-2668228954.html#:~:text=New%20state%20law%20makes%20the%20case%20for%20class%2Dbased%20chemical%20regulation,-EHN%20Curators&text=A%20recent%20paper%20published%20in,regulating%20classes%20of%20hazardous%20chemicals

‘Sad What We Are Doing’: Global CO2 Increase Sets New All-Time Record: “I’d make this the lead story in every paper and newscast on the planet,” said Bill McKibben. “If we don’t understand the depth of the climate crisis, we will not act in time.” The average monthly concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere jumped by a record 4.7 parts per million between March 2023 and March 2024, according to new data from NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii.
https://www.commondreams.org/news/mauna-loa-co2-record#:~:text=The%20average%20monthly%20concentration%20of,Mauna%20Loa%20Observatory%20in%20Hawaii

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure / Global
The “Gateway To The Underworld” In Siberia Is Splintering Open: The Batagay megaslump, better known as Siberia’s “gateway to the underworld,” is up to its usual tricks. New research shows that the giant geological scar has grown up to 1 million cubic meters (35 million cubic feet) each year since 2014, pumping out thousands of tons of carbon as it fractures.
https://www.iflscience.com/the-gateway-to-the-underworld-in-siberia-is-splintering-open-74155

Mystery of Siberia’s giant exploding craters may finally be solved: Giant exploding craters only known to exist on Russia’s permafrost-covered Yamal and Gydan peninsulas may result from a specific set of conditions not found elsewhere in the Arctic. Eight giant, 160-foot-deep (50 meters) craters in the Siberian permafrost have baffled scientists since their discovery more than a decade ago — but a new theory may finally explain how they formed.
https://www.livescience.com/planet-earth/geology/mystery-of-siberias-giant-exploding-craters-may-finally-be-solved

# Food / Farming / GMOs / Chemicals / Technology
Agricultural plastic linked to build up of harmful chemicals in wheat: The use of plastic films in farming has been linked to an accumulation of phthalates – an endocrine disrupting chemical with serious health effects – in both soil and wheat
https://foodprint.org/blog/plastic-coated-agricultural-chemicals/

Massive new database on how plastic chemicals harm our health: The first-of-its-kind, open-access database includes more than 3,500 studies on plastic and human health.
https://www.ehn.org/plastic-exposure-human-health-2665876898.html

# General News
Donald Trump has betrayed every conservative value: Republicans in the 1990s believed that this behavior provided due cause for impeachment and cited similar behavior as a primary reason for their impeachment against then-President Bill Clinton. Today, many Republicans continue to support Donald Trump despite these revelations.
https://san.com/opinions/donald-trump-has-betrayed-every-conservative-value/

There’s growing ‘hatred toward the West’: The eldest son of the late prominent politician JALAL TALABANI, Bafel maintains close ties with the U.S. while cultivating friendly relations with some of its adversaries.
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/national-security-daily/2024/05/10/theres-growing-hatred-toward-the-west-00157400

‘National security concerns’ raised as German group purchases influential US advisory firm: Two House Republican lawmakers are demanding the Biden administration investigate a German company’s acquisition of a major global advisory firm, raising concerns about foreign influence being used to promote a radical green energy agenda in the U.S.
https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/national-security-concerns-raised-german-group-purchases-influential-us-advisory-firm

Trump’s Ties to Big Oil Just Got Even More Terrifying: Donald Trump’s promise to oil bosses at a Mar-a-Lago meeting last month, in which he reportedly spoke bluntly of a “deal” with executives that would see him scrap troublesome environmental regulations “on day one” if they raised $1 billion to get him back in the White House, not only shocked the executives involved,
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-pledged-reversal-green-policies-200615219.html

Trump’s use of dodgy accounting on Chicago tower means he could be $100m in red, IRS probe reveals: The IRS believes Mr Trump violated a law meant to prevent double-dipping on tax-reducing losses, and that he essentially wrote off the same losses twice, the probe revealed.
https://www.the-independent.com/news/world/americas/crime/trump-tax-breaks-chicago-tower-b2543447.html

# Gov / Politics / Global
Russia’s Cover up of Its Dangerous Dealings With North Korea Leaves Us All Less Secure: Moscow killed a U.N. body overseeing North Korea sanctions compliance for one simple reason: Russia is flagrantly violating the U.N. sanctions.
https://thediplomat.com/2024/05/russias-cover-up-of-its-dangerous-dealings-with-north-korea-leaves-us-all-less-secure/

Putin Appoints ‘Professor Doomsday,’ Who Has Called For Nuclear Strikes Against The West, As Key Advisor For Strategic Deterrence:
https://uinterview.com/news/putin-appoints-professor-doomsday-who-has-called-for-nuclear-strikes-against-the-west-as-key-advisor-for-strategic-deterrence/

# Gov / Politics
Strategic amnesia, political division put U.S. in extreme jeopardy: To put it charitably, America and Americans suffer from a bad case of strategic amnesia. This condition has affected not only how the U.S. is responding to the wars in Ukraine and Gaza. More importantly, how the U.S. is dealing with its “enemies” is very concerning. Despite forgetting history, a bit of recall is instructive.
https://www.upi.com/Voices/2024/05/11/American-strategic-amnesia/8661715362687/

‘We would need to make choices’: Why Biden is threatening Israel now
https://act.moveon.org/go/193170?t=14&akid=388681%2E40689767%2E9yiZoh

Even Donald Trump Doesn’t Know What He Created in the MAGA Swamps of Michigan: One of the major points of contention was which of these delegates would get to attend the Republican National Convention later this year in Milwaukee to take on the largely symbolic act of officially certifying Trump’s victory in the primary.
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2024/05/donald-trump-news-republicans-maga-election-michigan.html

Trump’s Fascism Is Already Attacking America: The Republican Party is no longer a party of conservative ideology. That GOP is now dead,  replaced by a party of absolute cult-like loyalty to Trump. The radical right Trump sycophants in this “Trumplican” Party put Trump over Country every time. This is so extremely anti-American and should sadden all who love America.
https://buckscountybeacon.com/2024/05/opinion-trumps-fascism-is-already-attacking-america/

# Juvenile / Children / Youth
Washington is intercepting federal benefits bound for foster youth: Despite pressure to end the practice, Washington continues to divert federal benefits owed to foster youth to fund the Department of Children, Youth and Families, which runs the state’s foster care system.
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/washington-is-intercepting-federal-benefits-bound-for-foster-youth/#:~:text=Despite%20pressure%20to%20end%20the,the%20state’s%20foster%20care%20system

# Law Enforcment / ATF / FBI / CIA
Trend of declassifying US intelligence poses serious risks, ex-CIA officials say: An increasingly common US tactic of declassifying intelligence with the aim of disrupting the plans of adversary powers can bring short-term gains, but risks creating long-term problems for the US intelligence agencies, two former CIA officials have warned.
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/article/2024/may/09/cia-declassified-documents-security-risk#:~:text=An%20increasingly%20common%20US%20tactic,former%20CIA%20officials%20have%20warned

# Legal / DOJ
Local Impact: Billionaire Sentenced and Set for Deportation After Federal Probe in New York:  Hui Qin, the Chinese billionaire who admitted in March to making straw donations to political campaigns — including Mayor Eric Adams’ — was sentenced Thursday to seven months in prison and removal from the U.S.
https://au.news.yahoo.com/chinese-billionaire-ties-mayor-adams-232300461.html

Prosecutors Reveal Alleged Hush Money Deal to Trump Crony: $750,000 that prosecutors say the business mogul is dangling above Allen Weisselberg’s head to keep him testifying against his former boss. For the first time on Friday, prosecutors disclosed the strict terms of a severance agreement that the Trump Organization used to promise more than $1 million to its outgoing chief financial officer—as long as he kept his mouth shut.
https://www.allsides.com/news/2024-05-10-1527/donald-trump-prosecutors-reveal-alleged-hush-money-deal-trump-crony

Justice Clarence Thomas decries Washington as ‘hideous’ and pushes back on ‘nastiness’ of critics: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas repeatedly pushed back on his critics during remarks Friday at a judicial conference in Alabama, lamenting what he described as the “nastiness” and “lies” directed at him and calling Washington a “hideous place.”
https://apnews.com/article/justice-clarence-thomas-conference-critics-nastiness-court-1ed1d67e57ee00fd3d7e1b5ff19d89c0

Judge “finally just had enough” with Trump lawyers’ bad faith behavior: “Merchan — while the Trump team doesn’t like him — he has tried being really fair on a bunch of points,” Haberman said, pointing to an instance where Merchan called Trump’s lawyer into a sidebar to avoid embarrassing his client. Haberman, who called Trump’s criminal fraud trial a “circus,” said that Merchan’s treatment of the defendant was different up to this point.
https://www.salon.com/2024/05/10/finally-just-had-enough-with-lawyers-faith-behavior/

Biden’s ‘corrupt DOJ’ engaged in a level of collusion never seen before: Andrew Bailey: Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey says he is requesting Biden’s DOJ to turn over all communications between the Justice Department and Trump’s prosecutors on ‘Varney & Co.’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5y5DP8O2cw

Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey Obtains Court Order Blocking the Biden Administration from Violating First Amendment: Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey announced today that the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana granted his motion to block top officials in the federal government from continuing to violate the First Amendment rights of millions of Americans. The judge’s ruling is 155 pages long and includes 721 footnotes.
https://ago.mo.gov/missouri-attorney-general-andrew-bailey-obtains-court-order-blocking-the-biden-administration-from-violating-first-amendment/

# Medical / General News
Hidden epidemic in assisted living facilities: Study shows shocking rates of resident-on-resident aggression: The prevalence of resident-to-resident aggression among the 930 participants (mean [SD] age, 88.0 [7.2] years; 738 women [79.4%]) during the past month was estimated to be 15.2% (141 of 930 residents; 95% CI, 12.1%-18.8%)
https://studyfinds.org/assisted-living-resident-abuse/

# Medical / Science / Technology
MIT’s New MRI Technique Reveals Hidden Light Deep in the Brain: MIT engineers have now come up with a novel way to detect this type of light, known as bioluminescence, in the brain: They engineered blood vessels of the brain to express a protein that causes them to dilate in the presence of light
https://scitechdaily.com/mits-new-mri-technique-reveals-hidden-light-deep-in-the-brain/

Amazingly Detailed Images Reveal a Single Cubic Millimeter of Human Brain in 3D: A nanoscale project represents a giant leap forward in understanding the human brain. With more than 1.4 petabytes of electron microscopy imaging data, a team of scientists has reconstructed a teeny-tiny cubic segment of the human brain
https://www.sciencealert.com/amazingly-detailed-images-reveal-a-single-cubic-millimeter-of-human-brain-in-3d

# Military / DOD / Nuclear
The US Army’s new plan to counter Russia and China has a glaring problem, experts say: The US Army’s new structure responds to drones and guided missiles and artillery. But the Army plans to stand up new units at a time its recruiting is struggling.
https://www.businessinsider.com/us-armys-new-plan-russia-china-glaring-problem-crs-2024-5

The United States Marines have robot dogs — equipped with firepower: A safeguard is built into the robodogs as although it can detect and trace, it is not able to fire. Human oversight is required to authorize and action fire with a human-in-the-loop (HITL) process.
https://readwrite.com/us-marines-robodogs-special-ops-robodogs/#:~:text=A%20safeguard%20is%20built%20into,%2Dloop%20(HITL)%20process

Startling! Dozens of US Air Force F-35 fighter jets were deployed to the conflict zone: Four U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning IIs assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, U.K., began operations at Lask Air Base, Poland, April 1, 2024, as part of the U.S.’s continued support to safeguarding NATO’s Eastern Flank.
https://www.usafe.af.mil/News/Press-Releases/Display/Article/3727340/48th-fighter-wing-f-35s-deploy-to-natos-eastern-flank/

# Military / Nuclear / Global
Yemen’s Houthis Chief Says Group Will Target Any Ships Related to Transport of Goods to Israel: “a fourth stage of escalation in retaliation to the Israeli aggression on Rafah” in the southern Gaza Strip.
https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2024-05-09/yemens-houthis-chief-says-group-will-target-any-ships-related-to-transport-of-goods-to-israel

China’s nuclear weapons on Moon plans ‘pose threat’ to entire planet: China’s expedited development of space weapons, including nuclear-equipped kamikaze satellites on the moon and robots, poses a planetary threat, experts have warned. The Beijing administration recently transported a robotic spacecraft on a return journey to the Moons farthest side.
https://www.irishstar.com/news/us-news/china-nuclear-weapons-moon-plans-32786144

# NASA / Space / UFO Disclosure / Planetary
Mysterious Objects in Space Could Be Giant Dyson Spheres, Scientists Say: There’s something poetic about humanity’s attempt to detect other civilizations somewhere in the Milky Way’s expanse. There’s also something futile about it. But we’re not going to stop. Dyson spheres could be a technosignature, and a team of researchers from Sweden, India, the UK, and the USA developed a way to search for Dyson sphere technosignatures they’re calling Project Hephaistos. (Hephaistos was the Greek god of fire and metallurgy.)
https://www.sciencealert.com/mysterious-objects-in-space-could-be-giant-dyson-spheres-scientists-say

# Other Interesting Things
I think I just saw a fleet of illuminate ships [Video] In the recent viral video, a viewer claimed to have spotted a fleet of what they referred to as “illuminate ships.” This post sparked a heated discussion among the community, with various interpretations and theories emerging.
https://www.newsbreak.com/news/3435148824073-i-think-i-just-saw-a-fleet-of-illuminate-shipsvideo?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTU0MzExNjg2NTU%3D

How mercury reacts with aluminium: When mercury is added to aluminum, it forms an amalgam (a mercury alloy). Aluminum is normally protected by a thick oxide layer, but the formation of the amalgam disrupts it. It allows fresh aluminum to react with air to form white aluminum oxide. As the oxide grows, it forms as these cool white fibers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrdYueB9pY4

Breakthrough: X-ray of a single atom captured for the first time: In a remarkable feat, a team of scientists has taken the world’s first X-ray signature of just one atom. This stunning achievement could revolutionize the way scientists detect materials.
https://www.earth.com/news/x-ray-single-atom-captured-by-scientists-for-first-time/

# Pharmacy / Pharmaceuticals / Drugs
DEA doubtful of cartel order to stop fentanyl production: DEA officials remain skeptical of reports that Mexican cartel leaders have ordered their producers to stop making fentanyl. In October 2023, Los Chapitos, the group led by the four sons of imprisoned boss Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, hung banners in prominent locations in Sinaloa, Sonora, and Baja California ordering the fentanyl ban. DEA officials made it clear in the latest National Drug Threat Assessment that they are doubtful
https://www.kpvi.com/news/national_news/dea-doubtful-of-cartel-order-to-stop-fentanyl-production/article_1245d80e-cebf-5e44-a784-16e59c1ef710.html

Fentanyl coming to U.S. becoming more deadly, DEA says: The illicit fentanyl coming from Mexican cartels is becoming more dangerous, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. The purity level of illicit fentanyl in the U.S. drug market has increased and the amount of fentanyl found in counterfeit prescription pills has increased, making the nation’s top drug threat even more dangerous, according to the DEA’s most recent National Drug Threat Assessment.
https://am1280thepatriot.com/news/national/article_d4c64aca-0ee6-11ef-8999-83190cb9f69f

# Science Technology / Biosciences
Scientists Film Plant ‘Talking’ to Its Neighbor, And The Video Is Incredible: More recently, a team of Japanese researchers deployed real-time imaging techniques to reveal how plants receive and respond to these aerial alarms. This was a big gap in our understanding of plant chatter: We knew how plants send messages, but not how they receive them.
https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-film-plant-talking-to-its-neighbor-and-the-video-is-incredible

# Technology
‘TunnelVision’ Attack Leaves Nearly All VPNs Vulnerable to Spying: TunnelVision is an attack developed by researchers that can expose VPN traffic to snooping or tampering. Researchers have devised an attack against nearly all virtual private network applications that forces them to send and receive some or all traffic outside of the encrypted tunnel designed to protect it from snooping or tampering.
https://arstechnica.com/security/2024/05/novel-attack-against-virtually-all-vpn-apps-neuters-their-entire-purpose/

# Water
A Town Board in Colorado Repeals Rights of Nature Resolutions: Nederland wants to build a dam on Boulder Creek to create a reservoir. Two non-binding resolutions that recognize the creek’s rights complicate the matter. The nature-rights movement isn’t about conservation or responsible husbanding of the natural world. Rather, it seeks to handcuff human thriving by preventing most uses of our natural resources.
https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/colorado-town-learns-the-harm-caused-by-granting-rights-to-nature/

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May 10, 2024
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# Animals / Pets / Alerts / Recalls
‘Disturbing and Very Unusual’: Authorities Seek Info in Hunt for Spiked Dog Treat Perpetrator on AT: Dog treats set with large fishhooks were discovered along a section of the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania — the Game Commission is actively investigating the incident.
https://gearjunkie.com/outdoor/fishhooks-dog-treats-appalachian-trail

# Borders / Immigration
Biden administration preparing to hand out 10K migrant ID cards in several US cities: The Biden administration hopes to dispense thousands of ID cards to migrants in the coming weeks as part of an effort to update the documentation that US government agencies provide illegal border-crossers. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning on a “limited rollout” of its Secure Docket Card program this summer that would see roughly 10,000 ID cards distributed to migrants in as many as four US cities, two potential locations are Houston and Atlanta, a source told the outlet.
https://nypost.com/2024/05/09/us-news/biden-administration-preparing-to-hand-out-10k-migrant-id-cards-report/

China and US resume cooperation on deportation as Chinese immigrants rush in from southern border: Beijing and Washington have quietly resumed cooperation on the deportation of Chinese immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally, as the two countries are reestablishing and widening contacts following their leaders’ meeting in California late last year.
https://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2024-05-09/china-and-us-resume-cooperation-on-deportation-as-chinese-immigrants-rush-in-from-southern-border#:~:text=WASHINGTON%20(AP)%20%E2%80%94%20Beijing%20and,in%20California%20late%20last%20year

Judge dismisses 200 cases against migrants charged with involvement in border struggle: County Court of Law Judge Ruben Morales dismissed over 200 cases against migrants accused of being involved with a struggle at the U.S.-Mexico border.
https://www.borderreport.com/news/county-judge-dismisses-hundreds-of-cases-related-to-march-rush-at-border-wall/

The Biden border crisis takes to the skies: Since President Biden took office, over half a million illegal immigrants have entered the United States via the CBP One Mobile App. Not content with just opening our southern border, this administration has invited people across the globe to schedule their unauthorized entry via the CBP One app and use that app as identification to board a flight into the United States.
https://thehill.com/opinion/congress-blog/4654054-the-biden-border-crisis-takes-to-the-skies/

# Corporations / Industry
Music chain founded in 1924 closing all 42 locations across US: According to court documents, Sam Ash holds up to $500 million in debt and will be closing all of its 42 stores around the nation, citing weakened sales as the market shifted to more online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, the chain had largely relied on in-person shopping.
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/music-chain-founded-1924-closing-141422102.html

Massive Online Shopping Scam Racks Up 850,000 Victims: The scam, called BogusBazaar by the researchers at German security research and consulting firm Security Research Labs (SRLabs), has included 75,000 false online shops with two goals: stealing credit card credentials from victims and processing never-fulfilled orders for expensive items through the fake websites.
https://securityboulevard.com/2024/05/massive-online-shopping-scam-racks-up-850000-victims/#:~:text=The%20scam%2C%20called%20BogusBazaar%20by,items%20through%20the%20fake%20websites

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
Thousands of Kids Prescribed ‘Potentially Harmful’ Drugs for Acute COVID: 3,602 ivermectin prescriptions and 813 HCQ prescriptions for kids with acute COVID were identified after guidelines recommended against their use, though prescription rates for these medications were less than 1% — 0.03% for HCQ and 0.14% for ivermectin, reported Julianne Burns, MD
https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/covid-19/study-us-children-times-received-ineffective-covid-19-treatments

# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks
The US Government Owes $30 Trillion –That Means You Owe Over $2 Million: As an individual, it matters to you that the US government owes $30 trillion and counting according to the Fox Debt Tracker, because your $2,000,000 share of that debt will cost you in a number of ways.
https://www.aol.com/us-government-owes-30-trillion-205442724.html

# Economy / Finance / Trade / Banks / Global
China is untangling its economy from the West. It could be preparing for long-term tensions — and an invasion of Taiwan: China is taking steps to make its economy less reliant on the West, and it could have both economic and military motivations for doing so. In recent years, China has invested billions to boost its production of semiconductor chips, electric vehicles, batteries, and solar panels.
https://foreignpolicy.com/2024/02/01/china-decoupling-derisking-technology-sanctions-trade-us-eu-west/

# Education / Schools
Campus Protests Are Fighting Militarism and Corporatization at Home and Abroad: Student protesters know the fight for Palestinian freedom requires resisting militarization and fascism at home.
https://truthout.org/articles/campus-protests-are-fighting-militarism-and-corporatization-at-home-and-abroad/

# Employment / Labor
Biden’s veto bodes ill for the US economy and job market: This veto not only rejects clear bipartisan legislative action but also imposes additional burdens on businesses already navigating a challenging economic environment. The NLRB’s revised joint employer standard notably lowers the threshold for determining when two businesses are considered joint employers
https://thehill.com/opinion/congress-blog/4653574-bidens-veto-bodes-ill-for-the-us-economy-and-job-market/#:~:text=This%20veto%20not%20only%20rejects,businesses%20are%20considered%20joint%20employers

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Etc
Biden administration increases cost to drill and mine on American soil for first time in century: ‘Taxpayers have been losing billions of dollars’:  ‘Taxpayers have been losing billions of dollars’ The Biden administration is increasing the royalty rates for drilling on public lands for the first time in over 100 years
https://www.taxpayer.net/in-the-news/biden-hikes-cost-of-drilling-on-federal-lands-as-trump-courts-oil-donors/

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure
Jimmy Carter built a solar farm in his hometown and it now powers half of the entire city: That’s the equivalent of burning about 3,600 tons of coal.
https://www.upworthy.com/jimmy-carter-solar-panels-rp4

Antarctica’s Hidden Threat: The World’s Most Powerful Water Flow Is Accelerating, and It Could Have Disastrous Consequences: The Antarctic Circumpolar Current has accelerated before, and recent findings confirm it’s happening again. It carries more than 100 times as much water as all the world’s rivers combined. It reaches from the ocean’s surface to its bottom, and measures as much as 2,000 kilometers across.
https://scitechdaily.com/antarcticas-hidden-threat-the-worlds-most-powerful-water-flow-is-accelerating-and-it-could-have-disastrous-consequences/

New environmental regulations announced by the Biden administration: Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes Suite of Standards to Reduce Pollution from Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Plants: Four final rules deliver on the Biden-Harris Administration’s day-one commitment to lead on climate action and to protect all communities from pollution
https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/biden-harris-administration-finalizes-suite-standards-reduce-pollution-fossil-fuel

The Trump Administration Is Reversing Nearly 100 Environmental Rules: Over four years in office, the Trump administration has dismantled major climate policies and rolled back many more rules governing clean air, water, wildlife and toxic chemicals. Here’s the Full List.
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/climate/trump-environment-rollbacks.html

Confronting the Cost of Trump’s Corruption to American Families: President Trump is helping himself and his politically connected friends at the expense of everyone else.  In the Trump administration, corruption is not just accepted, it is encouraged. Trump has created a culture of corruption, where it’s expected that those with public power will wield it for private gain. And this culture has, in turn, attracted those who are themselves corrupt and seeking to profit from this opportunity.
https://www.americanprogress.org/article/confronting-cost-trumps-corruption-american-families/

Scientists are tracking ecological changes as the Klamath River dams come down: A giant sediment pulse, millions of cubic yards of silt, clay and dead algae, trapped for decades behind the dams is now flowing downstream.
https://www.hcn.org/issues/56-5/scientists-are-tracking-ecological-changes-as-the-klamath-river-dams-come-down/

# Environment / Climate / Chemicals / Infrastructure / Global
Deadly Underwater Lake below the Gulf of Mexico [Video]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgZD2STt_OU

Earth prepares for solar storm impact from three CMEs this weekend: Solar activity has reached high levels in the past 24-36 hours, with background flux at or near M1.0. The most significant developments from the Sun include the growth and merging of Regions 3664 and 3668, as well as the production of numerous M-class solar flares and two X-class solar flares from CMEs that are expected to arrive at Earth this weekend.
https://www.earth.com/news/earth-prepares-impact-three-cme-events-solar-storms/

# Food / Farming / GMOs / Chemicals / Technology
Closing of Texas’ last sugar mill may prelude concerning pattern for US farmers: ‘We are in serious trouble’ A megadrought fueled by the overheating of our planet and consequent changing weather patterns has forced the last sugar mill in Texas to close its doors
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1x1OguGhUA

Sell Lab-Grown Meat in Alabama and You Could Go to Jail: Anyone found guilty of selling or manufacturing cultivated meat in Alabama will face up to a three-month jail sentence and $500 fine.
https://robbreport.com/food-drink/dining/alabama-florida-lab-grown-meat-bans-1235612550/

# General News
Why Does America Provide So Much Support To Israel?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fH8d7UJNmaA

‘No Blame?’ ABC News finds 54 cases invoking ‘Trump’ in connection with violence, threats, alleged assaults. President Donald Trump insists he deserves no blame for divisions in America.
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/blame-abc-news-finds-17-cases-invoking-trump/story?id=58912889

Ari Fleischer Urges Trump to Go After Judge’s Daughter — And Violate His Gag Order: Fox News contributor and former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer offered some questionable advice for former President Donald Trump on Friday, advising the criminal defendant to go after the judge’s daughter again, even though that would likely violate his gag order.
https://www.mediaite.com/trump/ari-fleischer-urges-trump-to-go-after-judges-daughter-and-violate-his-gag-order/#:~:text=Fox%20News%20contributor%20and%20former,likely%20violate%20his%20gag%20order

# Gov / Politics / Global
Exiled Saudi colonel says forces were authorized to kill villagers who refused to make way for The Line in Neom: An exiled Saudi colonel says Saudi Arabia authorized the use of lethal force to clear the way for its Neom desert megacity. Col Rabih Alenezi, who went into exile in the UK last year, told BBC News he was ordered to evict people living on the land to make way for a part of the project called The Line
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13398829/Kill-gets-way-Line-Saudi-security-forces-permitted-EXECUTE-villagers-refuse-evicted-make-way-futuristic-desert-city.html

# Gov / Politics
Biden’s Israel arms embargo will go down as one of the worst American betrayals: In remembrance of the Holocaust, Biden solemnly proclaimed, “Never again, simply translated, means never forget.” Actually, it means never again will a genocide of the Jews be allowed. But Biden’s interpretation is convenient, since he endangered the Jewish state the very next day by threatening to cut off deliveries to Israel of offensive weapons if it entered Rafah to finish off Hamas. This will go down as one of the worst American betrayals of a close ally in recent memory.
https://nypost.com/2024/05/09/opinion/bidens-israel-arms-embargo-will-go-down-as-one-of-the-worst-american-betrayals/

Noncitizens can’t vote in federal elections. Trump and the GOP hope you don’t know that: Republicans are again pushing unsubstantiated claims about noncitizens voting in federal elections
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/columnist/2024/05/10/trump-republicans-save-act-noncitizens-voting/73626423007/

Louisiana GOP Blocks Abortion Exception for Young Survivors of Rape and Incest: The measure was blocked by a Louisiana state legislative committee by a vote of 7-4. A state legislative committee in Louisiana has blocked the advancement of a bill that was designed to allow young people who are pregnant as the result of rape or incest to obtain abortions.
https://truthout.org/articles/louisiana-gop-blocks-abortion-exception-for-young-survivors-of-rape-and-incest/#:~:text=A%20state%20legislative%20committee%20in,or%20incest%20to%20obtain%20abortions

United Nations votes to grant membership to Palestine, US vetoes resolution: Resolution does not give Palestine full UN membership, but recognises them as qualified to join and extends rights.
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/5/10/un-general-assembly-backs-palestinian-bid-for-membership

The United States is expected to announce a new $400 million package of weapons for Ukraine: The United States will announce a new $400 million military aid package for Ukraine on Friday, just as it appears Russia has launched a major offensive in Kharkiv.
https://www.politico.com/news/2024/05/10/us-ukraine-military-aid-russia-00157299

‘It’s happening right here’: The authoritarian threat to American democracy: In his book “Minority Rule: The Right-Wing Attack on the Will of the People — and the Fight to Resist It,” Ari Berman says US democratic institutions aren’t all that democratic.
https://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2024/05/08/amanpour-golodryga-berman-minority-rule.cnn

# Law Enforcment / ATF / FBI / CIA
FBI Deputy Director Urges More Warrantless Surveillance of Americans: A Federal Bureau of Investigation official recently urged employees to “look for ways” to conduct warrantless surveillance on US residents, an internal email obtained by Wired shows. FBI Deputy Director Paul Abbate’s email was reportedly sent on April 20, the same day President Biden signed a bill that was criticized as a major expansion of warrantless surveillance under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2024/05/fbi-urges-employees-to-look-for-ways-to-collect-americans-messages/

# Legal / DOJ
Supreme Court Rules Cops Can Wrongfully Seize Your Car And Hold It For Weeks, Months: Members of the U.S. Supreme Court have just voted down legislation that would grant people whose cars were wrongly seized by the authorities a chance to instantly appeal the decision. Instead, innocent drivers will continue to be left waiting for a “timely hearing,” which could take weeks or even months.
https://jalopnik.com/supreme-court-rules-cops-can-wrongfully-seize-your-car-1851468869

‘Target On My Back’: Stormy Daniels Hits Back At Trump Attorney Over Why She Wanted ‘Paper Trail’ For Payoff: The case against Trump doesn’t rise or fall on whether her account is true or even believable. It’s a trial about money changing hands — business transactions — and whether those payments were made to illegally influence the 2016 election.
https://apnews.com/article/trump-trial-hush-money-stormy-daniels-d8be160e53c8050bf788d7772f483a64

“Colossal blunder”: Legal experts warn Trump lawyer’s “bullying” of Stormy Daniels may backfire: With Daniels appearing on the stand again Thursday, Trump’s legal counsel will have an opportunity to try a softer approach. If they elect to go with the same aggression as last time, Ryan Goodman, a law professor at New York University, told CNN that it is likely the strategy “backfires.”
https://www.salon.com/2024/05/09/colossal-blunder-legal-experts-warn-lawyers-bullying-of-stormy-daniels-may-backfire/#:~:text=With%20Daniels%20appearing%20on%20the,likely%20the%20strategy%20%E2%80%9Cbackfires.%E2%80%9D

Judge Hearing Noncompete Cases Holds Stock in Companies That Use Noncompetes: Judge J. Campbell Barker’s stock portfolio is a spreadsheet full of conflicts of interest. U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker in Tyler, Texas, owns up to $500,000 of shares in Apple, up to $100,000 in IBM and a smaller amount in Amazon.com, according to financial disclosure reports , opens new tab, all companies that have been involved in litigation over their use of noncompete agreements.
https://prospect.org/justice/2024-05-09-judge-barker-noncompete-cases-stocks-conflict/

Investigation launched into Judge Engoron’s “very troubling” chat with lawyer about Trump case: The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct is investigating a conversation between the judge who oversaw former President Donald Trump’s civil fraud case and a lawyer who wanted to discuss the case
https://www.salon.com/2024/05/09/investigation-launched-into-engorons-very-troubling-chat-with-lawyer-about-case/

More Than 100K Sign Petition Calling for Judge’s Removal From Trump Docs Case: The number of signatures on the petition doubled after Cannon indefinitely suspended the trial date this week.
https://truthout.org/articles/more-than-100k-sign-petition-calling-for-judges-removal-from-trump-docs-case/

Trump ally Steve Bannon headed to jail as he loses contempt conviction appeal: Former Trump White House strategist Steve Bannon’s appeal of his conviction for contempt of Congress was turned aside by a federal appeals court Friday, making him the second ally of the 45th president to face jail time for flouting a subpoena from the House select committee that probed the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot.
https://nypost.com/2024/05/10/us-news/trump-ally-steve-bannon-loses-appeal-of-contempt-conviction/

Former Aide Testifies About Donald Trump’s Signing Of “Stacks Of Checks” While In White House, Doubts He Was Aware Of Hush Money Arrangement: Judge Wants Michael Cohen To Stop Commenting About Trump Case
https://deadline.com/2024/05/trump-hush-money-trial-2-1235911426/

# LGBTQ / Gender
Tennessee Law Will Force Schools to Out Trans Students to Their Parents: “This law does not protect children and schools should not be forced to put children in danger,” an LGBTQ advocate said. The legislation requires schools to alert parents if their child has requested to go by a name, or set of pronouns, that differs from their school forms.
https://truthout.org/articles/tennessee-law-will-force-schools-to-out-trans-students-to-their-parents/

# Medical / General News
Donald Trump presidency poses major ‘threat to public health’, warn dozens of medical officials: Donald Trump has repeatedly voiced his desire to kill the Affordable Care Act and attempted to dismantle it during his first presidency but was given a very dramatic and deciding ‘thumbs down’ by John McCain, who had the final vote
https://www.themirror.com/news/us-news/donald-trump-presidency-poses-major-479408

Adult RSV Shots Given to More Than 30 Babies by Mistake: From August 21, 2023, to March 18, 2024, the VAERS database included 34 reports of administration errors indicating that either Pfizer or GSK RSV vaccine had been administered to children aged <2 years; 31 were in infants aged <8 months
https://publications.aap.org/pediatrics/article-abstract/doi/10.1542/peds.2024-066174/197259/Incorrect-Administration-of-Adult-RSV-Vaccines-to?redirectedFrom=fulltext

# Military / DOD / Nuclear
Air Force’s ULTRA Long-Endurance Glider-Like Drone Is Now Operating In The Middle East: Air Force’s ULTRA Long-Endurance Glider-Like Drone Is Now Operating in the Middle East. The U.S. Air Force is now operating its Unmanned Long-endurance Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft, or ULTRA, from Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates.
https://www.twz.com/news-features/air-forces-ultra-long-endurance-glider-like-drone-is-now-operating-in-the-middle-east

Russia’s jamming of American weapons in Ukraine is showing the US what it needs to be ready for in a future fight: Russia’s electronic warfare has repeatedly foiled American precision weapons in Ukraine. Those may include different weapons, specific countermeasures, and the targeting of jamming systems
https://www.businessinsider.com/russian-electronic-warfare-shows-us-needs-for-future-wars-2024-5#:~:text=Russia’s%20electronic%20warfare%20has%20repeatedly,before%20any%20great%2Dpower%20conflict

Pentagon Says It Stopped Russian Starlink Use in Ukraine (For Now) The Defense Department tells Bloomberg it ‘successfully countered’ Russian Starlink use, but admits ‘it will continue to be a problem’ as Russia looks for ways to regain access. “At this time we have successfully countered Russian use, but I am certain Russia will continue to try and find ways to exploit Starlink and other commercial communications systems,” he told Bloomberg News
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-05-09/russia-starlink-access-blocked-by-pentagon-spacex-ukraine

# Military / Nuclear / Global
Hamas ‘must decide to fight and die or flee and live’ as Israel storms Rafah to remove last fanatics:
https://www.newsbreak.com/videos/3431865544700-hamas-must-decide-to-fight-and-die-or-flee-and-live-as-israel-storms-rafah-to-remove-last-fanatics?noAds=1&_f=app_share&s=a3&share_destination_id=MjUxNTI2Njg4LTE3MTUyNzk2MTU3Nzg%3D

Ukrainian tank unit hiding deep in forest obliterates Russian mortar crew firing from village
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xe94IhCCQC8

Moment dozens of Israeli tanks prepare for Rafah blitz in dead of night – after Biden ‘betrayal’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VApUIiw7-2s

# NASA / Space / UFO Disclosure / Planetary
Fierce Solar Storm G4 Expected to Force Aurora as Far South As Alabama: The Aurora Borealis is about to put on a spectacular show, according to scientists from NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC). Get ready for the aurora as far south as Alabama and northern California on Friday night, May 10th. NOAA’s satellite captured the moment of a Coronal Mass Ejection on the sun on Wednesday, May 8th which is responsible for the geomagnetic storm expected on Earth.
https://www.weathernationtv.com/news/aurora-visible-for-much-of-northern-us-friday-night

Dark Energy Camera Snaps Stunning Photo Of God’s Hand Reaching Across The Cosmos: There is nothing supernatural about this celestial structure, but it is awe-inspiring nonetheless.
https://www.space.com/gods-hand-interstellar-cloud-dark-energy-camera-image-video

NASA Contractor Warns That Boeing Launch Must Be Stopped “Before Something Catastrophic Happens”: “As a valued NASA partner and as valve experts, we strongly urge them not to attempt a second launch due to the risk of a disaster occurring on the launchpad,” ValveTech president Erin Faville cautioned. “According to media reports, a buzzing sound indicating the leaking valve was noticed by someone walking by the Starliner minutes before launch. This sound could indicate that the valve has passed its lifecycle.”
https://futurism.com/the-byte/nasa-contractor-warns-boeing-valves?utm_term=Futurism%20//%2005.09.24&utm_campaign=Futurism_Actives_Newsletter&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email

Just Happened! SpaceX Flight 5 Starship Unleashed Big Fury. NASA Starliner Safety Warning
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKAPhOwoVPE

# Pharmacy / Pharmaceuticals / Drugs
Zombie drug destroying America Part 1: In this PIX11 News special, a prominent researcher in Puerto Rico says he warned the medical community about the animal tranquilizer xylazine, known on the streets as “tranq,” 15 years ago when he was a Ph.D. student in New York City and encountered addicts who’d been flown to multiple U.S. states for treatment.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRj3Sa-Q41A

# Recycle / Repurpose / Reuse
Save Your Bottle Caps for These 8 Clever Ideas
https://www.hometalk.com/diy/upcycle/s-save-your-bottle-caps-for-these-x-crazy-cool-ideas-28049353

# Science Technology / Biosciences
A New Particle Has Been Discovered – It Could Be The Elusive Glueball: This is a particle made exclusively of strong nuclear force carriers. Physicists might have found a glueball. This is not something you get by rubbing vinyl glue between your fingers. It is a curious interaction between the carriers of the strong nuclear force, called gluons – hence the name “glueball”.
https://www.iflscience.com/a-new-particle-has-been-discovered-and-it-could-be-the-elusive-glueball-74100

# Social
Warrantless Searches of Private Land Unconstitutional, Appeals Court Rules: In 1924, SCOTUS held the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not protect land beyond the home and its immediately surrounding area. The Court reaffirmed the doctrine in 1984 when it held that landowners have no “reasonable expectation of privacy” on any land considered to be an “open field.”
https://www.drovers.com/news/industry/warrantless-searches-private-land-unconstitutional-appeals-court-rules#:~:text=In%201924%2C%20SCOTUS%20held%20the,be%20an%20%E2%80%9Copen%20field.%E2%80%9D

# Technology
Microsoft reveals AI that lives away from the internet for spies and top-secret info: ‘It is now deployed, it’s live, it’s answering questions, it will write code’:
https://cybersecuritynews.com/microsoft-air-gapped-gpt-4/

Meet AdVon, the AI-Powered Content Monster Infecting the Media Industry: If you haven’t read our in-depth exposé on one of the internet’s most worrisome AI companies, well: This might be a good time.
https://futurism.com/advon-ai-content

Bill Gates-backed technology company files Chapter 11 bankruptcy: Ambri Inc, a company that spent 14 years developing a large-scale battery technology, has filed for bankruptcy. The company cited difficulties securing sufficient funding to complete construction of their battery factory in Massachusetts.
https://www.thestreet.com/technology/bill-gates-backed-tech-company-seeks-chapter-11-bankruptcy-sale

# Transportation / Travel
Go check if your car has a locator installed!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45NDRHmyj4A

Passengers are carrying plane parts in their luggage to get them to sanction-hit Russian airlines: Sanction-hit Russian airlines are getting plane parts delivered in hand luggage, per the Financial Times. A Middle East company has sent $1.5 million of goods to Russia’s S7 airline, the FT reported. Flight safety incidents involving Russian planes have shot up, according to estimates
https://www.businessinsider.com/sanction-hit-russia-airlines-getting-plane-parts-delivered-luggage-report-2024-5#:~:text=Sanction%2Dhit%20Russian%20airlines%20are,shot%20up%2C%20according%20to%20estimates

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