2021-04-28: News Headlines

sputniknews (2021-04-29). Biden Urges US Congress to Approve Police Reform in May. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US President Joe Biden urged Congress to approve in May a police reform that would address the issue of racially motivated brutality.

BenarNews (2021-04-29). Indonesia: Government Forces Kill 9 Rebels In Papua Fighting. eurasiareview.com By Ronna Nirmala | Nine separatist rebels and a policeman were killed in fighting in Indonesia's Papua province, officials said Wednesday, after Jakarta vowed to come down hard on the insurgents who killed the government's regional intelligence chief — an army brigadier general — on Sunday. | Fighting broke out between government security forces and the insurgent group in Puncak regency on Tuesday, said Iqbal Alquddusy, spokesman for Operation Nemangkawi, a joint military-police task force to hunt down the Papuan rebels. | "Based on our findings on the ground during a firefight at the hideout of th…

Gary Olson (2021-04-29). The Arc of the Moral Universe? dissidentvoice.org On April 21, police in Elizabeth City, North Carolina executed Andrew Brown. According to a private autopsy, he was shot five times, including the "kill shot" to the back of his head whil;e his hands were on the steering wheel of his car. Seven officers equipped with body cameras were at the scene but only …

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2021-04-28). The CIA used to infiltrate the media. Now the CIA is the media. mronline.org Back in the good old days, when things were more innocent and simple, the psychopathic Central Intelligence Agency had to covertly infiltrate the news media to manipulate the information Americans were consuming about their nation and the world. | April 28, 2021 | Newswire…

Staff (2021-04-28). Feds Execute Search Warrant at Giuliani's House, Office, Seize His Cell Phone. truthout.org Federal agents executed a search warrant on Wednesday morning on properties owned by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who also served as former President Donald Trump's personal lawyer. | The warrants are

Anonymous669 (2021-04-28). Russian Aircraft Detected On Rare Flight From Israel To Syria's Hmeimim. southfront.org An old military vehicle can be seen positioned near the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights. IMAGE: AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS | On April 27, a plane of the Ministry of Defense of Russia landed in Hmeimim Air Base on the Syrian coast after having taken off from Ben Gurion Airport in Israel's Tel Aviv. | The plane was a Tu-134 with the registration "RA-65992," which has previously been detected for the transport of Russia's senior defense and intelligence officials. | Aviation observers tracked the unusual f…

Robert Reich (2021-04-28). How to stop Republicans from stealing elections. nationofchange.org The stakes could not be higher. Simply put, it's democracy or authoritarianism.

Jenna McGuire, staff writer (2021-04-28). Amid National Reckoning on Police Brutality, Omar Reintroduces Bold Reform Bills. commondreams.org "History shows that the criminal justice system is not equipped to prosecute itself," says Omar. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/ilhan-1.jpg

_____ (2021-04-28). The CIA Has Been Taking Over For Decades. popularresistance.org December 22, 1963 — exactly one month after President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated, former President Harry S. Truman published an op-ed in the Washington Post that most people, especially our perfumed ruling elite, wanted to ignore. | Truman, who signed the CIA into existence just after World War II, wrote, "I think it has become necessary to take another look at the purpose and operations of our Central Intelligence Agency—the CIA. […] For some time I have been disturbed by the way the CIA has been diverted from its original assignment. It has become an operational and at times a policy-ma…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-04-28). Mayo researchers, collaborators identify 'instigator' gene associated with Alzheimer's disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In a new paper published in Nature Communications, Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators report the protein-coding gene SERPINA5 may worsen tau protein tangles, which are characteristic of Alzheimer's disease, and advance disease. By combining clinical expertise, brain tissue samples, pathology expertise and artificial intelligence, the team clarified and validated the relevance of …

Kassandra Frederique (2021-04-28). Drug Laws and the Killing of Andrew Brown, Jr. counterpunch.org Not even a day after the Derek Chauvin guilty verdicts came down, another Black man—Andrew Brown Jr.—was executed in cold blood by police. And once again—as has been the case in too many of these fatal encounters—suspected drug involvement was what gave law enforcement the excuse to completely disregard the value of human life. Like

VOA (2021-04-28). US Agents Raid New York Home, Office Of Rudy Giuliani. eurasiareview.com U.S. federal agents seized electronic devices in daybreak raids Wednesday at the New York home and office of Rudy Giuliani, a former New York mayor who became former President Donald Trump's personal attorney, as investigators probe Giuliani's activities in Ukraine linked to Trump's 2020 reelection campaign. | Robert Costello, Giuliani's lawyer, confirmed that agents had executed a search warrant for the two Giuliani locations, but condemned the raids. | "What they did today was legal thuggery," Costello told The New York Times. "Why would you do this to anyone, let alone someone who was the associate attorney…

Julia Conley, staff writer (2021-04-28). Federal Agents Execute Raid Giuliani's Home, Signaling Turning Point in Probe Into Ukraine Dealings. commondreams.org "I doubt this has ever happened before—a former US Attorney having his residence searched in an investigation conducted by the office he once headed," said a former Justice Department inspector general. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-1229918096_1.jpg

sputniknews (2021-04-28). Federal Investigators Reportedly Execute Search Warrant at Rudy Giuliani's Apartment. sputniknews.com The search warrant is part of a broader investigation into whether Giuliani violated lobbying laws while serving as President Donald Trump's lawyer.

Lee Camp (2021-04-27). Lee Camp: The CIA Has Been Taking Over for Decades — Even Former Presidents Tried to Warn Us. mintpressnews.com If you're looking for proof the CIA and the whole cavalcade of other intelligence agencies working with them have gotten too big, look no further than the DNI's latest report.

_____ (2021-04-27). Another Navalny Drama Fizzles Despite Hungry Western Media. strategic-culture.org The indulgence and fawning must have given Navalny a sense of impunity, reinforcing his megalomania and attention-seeking, Finian Cunningham writes. | After three weeks allegedly on a hunger strike, the Western-lionized Russian blogger Alexei Navalny has thrown the towel in. The decisive factor was the Russian authorities refusing to kowtow to a Western orchestrated drama. | Another factor is that Navalny is a conman and stooge of Western intelligence services. To carry out a real hunger strike is perhaps one of the most traumatic, mentally excruciating feats of self-sacrifice. To witness yourself wasting away to…

Kit Klarenberg (2021-04-27). How US government fronts shape media coverage of Myanmar upheaval, propagandize for Western intervention. thegrayzone.com Western media coverage of Myanmar has relied heavily on organizations funded and developed by a notorious US intelligence cutout and UK Foreign Office partner. Can they be trusted? On April 11, news site Myanmar Now exposed what appeared to be the most gruesome massacre to date in the conflict-ridden country. According to the online outlet, at least 82 people had been slaughtered by security forces in the town of Bago. Details of the mass killing were graphic in the extreme. …

Staff (2021-04-27). Headlines for April 27, 2021. democracynow.org Anthony Brown Had Hands on Steering Wheel, Was Shot by Officers in Back of Head, Lawyer Says , Justice Department to Investigate Louisville Police, 13 Months After Breonna Taylor's Killing, Coronavirus Infections Hit New Global High, Fueled by India's "Heartbreaking" Outbreak, U.S. to Ship Up to 60 Million Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine Abroad, Biden Orders $15/Hour Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors, Proposes Capital Gains Tax Hike, Supreme Court to Hear Torture Survivor's State Secrets Case & NRA-Backed Challenge to NY Gun Law, 2020 Census Results Alter Balance of Power in House of Representatives, Florida Sena…

Staff (2021-04-27). Headlines for April 27, 2021. democracynow.org Andrew Brown Had Hands on Steering Wheel, Was Shot by Officers in Back of Head, Lawyer Says , Justice Department to Investigate Louisville Police, 13 Months After Breonna Taylor's Killing, Coronavirus Infections Hit New Global High, Fueled by India's "Heartbreaking" Outbreak, U.S. to Ship Up to 60 Million Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine Abroad, Biden Orders $15/Hour Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors, Proposes Capital Gains Tax Hike, Supreme Court to Hear Torture Survivor's State Secrets Case & NRA-Backed Challenge to NY Gun Law, 2020 Census Results Alter Balance of Power in House of Representatives, Florida Senat…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-04-27). The ruling class is murdering you: Roger Waters on shouting from the rooftops. peoplesdispatch.org Musician Roger Waters and Globetrotter Chief Correspondent Vijay Prashad discuss the brutality of the ruling class and the need for relentless resistance to those who would destroy the world for profits…

Staff (2021-04-27). Ivy League Secret Exposed: Classes Used Bones of Black Children Killed in 1985 MOVE Police Bombing. democracynow.org Outrage is growing in Philadelphia after explosive revelations that the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University have been in possession of remains thought to belong to two children who were among 11 people killed in the 1985 police bombing of the Philadelphia home of the radical, Black liberation and anti-police-brutality group MOVE. We show an excerpt of a training video — now removed from the internet — by an anthropologist at the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University who has been using the bones of at least one of the young bombing victims for the past 36 years — wit…

Staff (2021-04-27). Timing of Apure Clashes & Cota 905 Incidents Not a Coincidence: CIA's Simonovis Reveals the Plan (Video). orinocotribune.com A former Venezuelan police officer linked for decades to the CIA and Israeli intelligence, and also a fugitive from Venezuelan justice, Iván Simonovis, recently confessed through a video that the terrorist events in Apure state—where Venezuelan soldiers died due to terrorist violence promoted by Colombian paramilitary—and the recent violence unleashed by the Coqui gang in Cota 905 in Caracas, "are not coincidence and are part of the same plan" to make Venezuela collapse. | The accomplice of former deputy Guaidó confessed in a video he shared on his Twitter account that "the common denominator between…

Anonymous103 (2021-04-27). All In Against SouthFront: US Intelligence To Create New Foreign Malign Influence Center. southfront.org Illustrative Image | The US top spy agency is going to establish a new center to combat hostile foreign meddling in U.S. national affairs. The decision was made following multiple assessments that Russia and other US enemies allegedly have sought to sway elections and sow chaos among the American people. | The "Russian dire threat" has been the main duty of US intelligence for years. The US treasure has already been drained on billions of dollars allocated to fight against the mythical Russian information campaig…

Anonymous765 (2021-04-27). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — April 27, 2021. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | click to see the full-size image | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier ai…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-04-27). Mayo researchers, collaborators identify 'instigator' gene associated with Alzheimer's disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In a new paper published in Nature Communications, Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators report the protein-coding gene SERPINA5 may worsen tau protein tangles, which are characteristic of Alzheimer's disease, and advance disease. By combining clinical expertise, brain tissue samples, pathology expertise and artificial intelligence, the team clarified and validated the relevance of …

Tasnim News Agency (2021-04-27). Iran Claims Leaked Audio Of Zarif's Interview Was Stolen, Launches Probe. eurasiareview.com The spokesperson for the Iranian administration said the leaked recording of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's interview had been stolen, adding that the Intelligence Ministry has been assigned to identify those behind the plot. | Speaking to reporters at a weekly press conference on Tuesday, Ali Rabiee said the stealing of the audio from Zarif's interview in March is part of a plot against the Iranian establishment, administration, domestic unity, and national interests. | "The file of interview with Mr. Zarif has been stolen for absolutely clear reasons, the aspects of which are still unknown, by indiv…

William Donohue (2021-04-27). 'Hate America' Campaign Is In High Gear — OpEd. eurasiareview.com The United States is beset with numerous problems, though none as serious as teaching students and workers why they should hate America. It is an intellectually dishonest game, riddled with distortions and out-and-out lies about American history, as well as tortured interpretations of current events. | It is disturbing to note that the left-wing agenda is no longer confined to places like higher education and the media. No, it has been mainstreamed into the corporate world, collegiate and professional sports, and beyond. Some politicians have also embraced the "Hate America" campaign. | There are three identif…

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