2018-09-21: News Headlines

teleSUR (2018-09-21). Honduras: Femicides Grow in Brutality, Remain Unpunished. telesurtv.net Organizations want the JOH administration to fund investigations of the country's femicide epidemic that is becoming more torturous in nature.

wsws (2018-09-21). The CIA Democrats: A balance sheet of the primaries. wsws.org Candidates with a military-intelligence background have won the Democratic congressional nomination in 30 districts considered competitive by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

ALPO (2018-09-21). Swedish Fur Farm Closes After 5,000 Mink Released. indybay.org Serial Animal Torturer Knut Indebetou Quits…

Whitney Webb (2018-09-20). Former MEK Official Exposes Saudi Arabia's Covert Funding of Iranian Terror Group. mintpressnews.com According to the Iranian terror group's former head of security, Saudi intelligence helped fund the group by smuggling valuables like gold and Rolex watches into Iraq and Jordan for sale on the black market.

RT (2018-09-20). US slaps Chinese arms procurer with sanctions for buying advanced Russian weapons. rt.com US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has authorized the addition of 33 Russian defense and intelligence officials and entities to the ever-growing US sanctions list and also targeted a Chinese military entity for buying Russian arms.

aclu (2018-09-19). Trump Is Unshackling America's Drones Thanks to Obama's Weakness. aclu.org Obama didn't do enough to curtail America's drones. Now expansion under Trump could have devastating consequences. | The piece was originally published by The Guardian. | For more than a decade, the worst-kept secret in the world has been the fact that the Central Intelligence Agency owns and operates lethal drones outside of recognized battlefields abroad. Newspapers blare it from their RT (2018-09-18). '71 yrs of spying & regime change': CIA tweets about birthday, gets trolled in comments. rt.com The CIA has tweeted a GIF marking its 71st birthday — and while some folks on Twitter took the opportunity to express their sincere thanks to the intelligence agency for the work it does, others were, let's just say, not so kind.

Cora Currier (2018-09-17). Government Can Spy on Journalists in the U.S. Using Invasive Foreign Intelligence Process. theintercept.com The U.S. government can monitor journalists under a foreign intelligence law that allows invasive spying and operates outside the traditional court system, according to newly released documents. | Targeting members of the press under the law, known as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, requires approval from the Justice Department's highest-ranking officials, the documents show. | In two 2015 memos for the FBI, the attorney general spells out "procedures for processing Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act applications targeting known media entities or known members of the media." The guidelines say the attorney general, the deputy attorney general, or their delegate must sign off before the bureau can bring an application to the secretive panel of judges that approves monitoring under the 1978 act, which governs intelligence-related wiretapping and other surveillance carried out domestically and against U.S. persons abroad. | The high level of supervision…

Shaun King (2018-09-17). The Aftermath of Botham Jean's Killing Shows Why We Need to Cope With the Community Trauma of Police Brutality. theintercept.com The mental health effects of police brutality on whole communities needs to be something we talk about and reckon with.

RT (2018-09-17). Protesters against police brutality march with coffins outside Cowboys' stadium in Texas. rt.com Empty coffins symbolizing those killed by police were carried by protesters outside AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, where the Dallas Cowboys were set to take on the New York Giants.

Justin Anderson (2018-09-12). Establishment Media Shy Away From Claims of Perjury by Kavanaugh. fair.org Daily Beast ( 9/7/18) | Trump Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh was subject to a wringer of testy Senate confirmation hearings last week. The current DC Circuit Court judge has come under fire from Democrats on the Judiciary Committee for his stances against the landmark pro-abortion decision Roe v. Wade, affirmative action and programs for Native Hawaiians, as well as his support for torture. | But some Democrats have also said that Kavanaugh lied under oath in both current and past hearings, and groups like Free Speech for People, Demand Justice, MoveOn and NARAL Pro-Choice America have all advocated perjury probes against him. However, these serious allegations of perjury have received sparse coverage from establishment media outlets like the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN and NPR. | Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy noted that while Kavanaugh was…

Democracy Now! (2018-09-11). John Bolton Threatens International Criminal Court Judges for Probing U.S. Torture in Afghanistan. democracynow.org President Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, has threatened U.S. sanctions against International Criminal Court judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by U.S. troops in Afghanistan. In 2016 an ICC report accused the U.S. military of torturing at least 61 prisoners in Afghanistan during the ongoing war. The report also accused the CIA of subjecting at least 27 prisoners to torture, including rape, at CIA prison sites in Afghanistan, Poland, Romania and Lithuania. Bolton said in a speech at the Federalist Society Monday, "We will let the ICC die on its own. After…

2018-09-21: Social Media Postees

Honduras: Femicides Grow in Brutality, Remain Unpunished
teleSUR | telesurtv.net | 2018-09-21
Organizations want the JOH administration to fund investigations of the country's femicide epidemic that is becoming more torturous in nature.
www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Honduras-…

Swedish Fur Farm Closes After 5,000 Mink Released
ALPO | indybay.org | 2018-09-21
Serial Animal Torturer Knut Indebetou Quits…
indybay.org/newsitems/2018/09/18/1881762…

The CIA Democrats: A balance sheet of the primaries
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-09-21
Candidates with a military-intelligence background have won the Democratic congressional nomination in 30 districts considered competitive by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/09/21/ciad…

Former MEK Official Exposes Saudi Arabia's Covert Funding of Iranian Terror Group
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2018-09-20
According to the Iranian terror group's former head of security, Saudi intelligence helped fund the group by smuggling valuables like gold and Rolex watches into Iraq and Jordan for sale on the black market. | The post Former MEK Official Exposes Saudi Arabia's Covert Funding of Iranian Terror Group appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/saudi-arabia-fund-mek-…

US slaps Chinese arms procurer with sanctions for buying advanced Russian weapons
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-20
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has authorized the addition of 33 Russian defense and intelligence officials and entities to the ever-growing US sanctions list and also targeted a Chinese military entity for buying Russian arms.
rt.com/usa/438964-us-puts-33-russian-int…

'71 yrs of spying & regime change': CIA tweets about birthday, gets trolled in comments
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-18
The CIA has tweeted a GIF marking its 71st birthday — and while some folks on Twitter took the opportunity to express their sincere thanks to the intelligence agency for the work it does, others were, let's just say, not so kind.
rt.com/usa/438751-cia-birthday-tweet-tro…

Government Can Spy on Journalists in the U.S. Using Invasive Foreign Intelligence Process
Cora Currier | theintercept.com | 2018-09-17
The U.S. government can monitor journalists under a foreign intelligence law that allows invasive spying and operates outside the traditional court system, according to newly released documents. | Targeting members of the press under the law, known as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, requires approval from the Justice Department's highest-ranking officials, the documents show. | In two 2015 memos for the FBI, the attorney general spells out "procedures for processing Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act applications targeting known media entities or known members of the media." The guidelines say the attorney general, the deputy attorney general, or their delegate must sign off before the bureau can bring an application to the secretive panel of judges that approves monitoring under the 1978 act, which governs intelligence-related wiretapping and other surveillance carried out domestically and against U.S. persons abroad. | The high level of supervision…
theintercept.com/2018/09/17/journalists-…

The Aftermath of Botham Jean's Killing Shows Why We Need to Cope With the Community Trauma of Police Brutality
Shaun King | theintercept.com | 2018-09-17
The mental health effects of police brutality on whole communities needs to be something we talk about and reckon with. | The post The Aftermath of Botham Jean's Killing Shows Why We Need to Cope With the Community Trauma of Police Brutality appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2018/09/17/botham-jean-…

Protesters against police brutality march with coffins outside Cowboys' stadium in Texas
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-17
Empty coffins symbolizing those killed by police were carried by protesters outside AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, where the Dallas Cowboys were set to take on the New York Giants.
rt.com/usa/438585-protesters-police-kill…

Establishment Media Shy Away From Claims of Perjury by Kavanaugh
Justin Anderson | fair.org | 2018-09-12
Daily Beast ( 9/7/18) | Trump Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh was subject to a wringer of testy Senate confirmation hearings last week. The current DC Circuit Court judge has come under fire from Democrats on the Judiciary Committee for his stances against the landmark pro-abortion decision Roe v. Wade, affirmative action and programs for Native Hawaiians, as well as his support for torture. | But some Democrats have also said that Kavanaugh lied under oath in both current and past hearings, and groups like Free Speech for People, Demand Justice, MoveOn and NARAL Pro-Choice America have all advocated perjury probes against him. However, these serious allegations of perjury have received sparse coverage from establishment media outlets like the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN and NPR. | Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy noted that while Kavanaugh was…
fair.org/home/establishment-media-shy-aw…

John Bolton Threatens International Criminal Court Judges for Probing U.S. Torture in Afghanistan
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-09-11
President Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, has threatened U.S. sanctions against International Criminal Court judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by U.S. troops in Afghanistan. In 2016 an ICC report accused the U.S. military of torturing at least 61 prisoners in Afghanistan during the ongoing war. The report also accused the CIA of subjecting at least 27 prisoners to torture, including rape, at CIA prison sites in Afghanistan, Poland, Romania and Lithuania. Bolton said in a speech at the Federalist Society Monday, "We will let the ICC die on its own. After…
www.democracynow.org/2018/9/11/john_bolt…

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