Daily Archives: April 14, 2022

2022-04-14: News Headlines

SF015 (2022-04-14). BREAKING. Russian Black Sea Fleet's Flagship Moskva Experienced Explosion Of Ammunition. Damages Sustained. Crew Evacuated. southfront.org The Russian official media outlet RIA Novosti quoted the Russian Defence Ministry as saying that the missile cruiser Moskva of the Russian Black Sea Fleet had detonated ammunition as a result of a fire.The Guards missile cruiser of Project 1164 Moskva is the flagship of the Black Sea Fleet. It was built at the Nikolaev shipyard and commissioned in 1982. It was originally named Slava. | There were conflicting reports from the Ukrainian side. The head of the Odessa regional military administration, Maxim March…

WSWS (2022-04-14). Biden's claims of "genocide" in Ukraine: A pretext for war against Russia. wsws.org Biden's accusation that Russia is engaging in genocide is a transparent pretext for the White House's announcement, just one day later, that the United States would implement the largest escalation of US military involvement in the war to date.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-14). France Germany refuse to say Russia carried out genocide. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 14 (MNA) — France and Germany declined Wednesday to repeat US President Joe Biden's accusation that Russia was carrying out "genocide" against Ukrainians.

ecns.cn (2022-04-14). U.S. causes humanitarian disasters around globe, killing innocent civilians and creating millions of refugees. ecns.cn Is the U.S. a "defender" or a "violator" of human rights? Who has been sacrificed on the "altar" of U.S.-touted "democracy?" One Global Times reporter investigated the U.S.' vile practice of igniting war under the pretext of "human rights and democracy."

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-14). U.S. to funnel $800 million in more advanced weapons for larger, longer war in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense NewsApril 13, 2022 US unveils $800 million in weapons and equipment, plus training, for Ukraine Also see: For first time, Ukraine to get US artillery in new $800M weapons package U.S. President Joe Biden has announced an additional $800 million in heavy weapons the country will speed to Ukrainian forces, which will include more …

ecns.cn (2022-04-13). Chinese scientists find molecular pathway for critical COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn An international team led by Chinese researchers has identified a molecular pathway that intensifies the severity of critical COVID-19 cases, lending clues to potential treatment for such cases.

ecns.cn (2022-04-14). CDC extends public transit mask mandate. ecns.cn Concerned with an uptick in coronavirus cases, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has extended the mask mandate on public transportation.

Editor (2022-04-14). The horrific scam that water billionaires are running on poor Countries. mronline.org Mega corporations like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Danone are making around 494 times what they spend by bottling water in Mexico and selling it back to locals who have no choice but to buy it.

Vijay Prashad (2022-04-14). This Is Not the Age of Certainty. We Are in the Time of Contradictions. orinocotribune.com By Vijay Prashad — Apr 7, 2022 | It is hard to fathom the depths of our time, the terrible wars, and the confounding information that whizzes by without much wisdom. Certainties that flood the airwaves and the internet are easy to come by, but are they derived from an honest assessment of the

WSWS (2022-04-14). Leaked IRS data expose manipulation of US tax system by the ultra-wealthy. wsws.org The data provide a glimpse into how the US tax system is structured to benefit the personal wealth of a handful of billionaires and multimillionaires.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-14). Heart procedure to reduce stroke risk should manage small leaks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Leakage after left atrial appendage closure matters more than previously thought, according to new Mayo Clinic research. This research shows that even small leaks are associated with a 10%—15% higher risk of adverse events. A news release from the American College of Cardiology further outlines the research study and the findings published in JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. The left atrial appendage is a small, irregular-shaped sac on the left side of the heart where blood clots…

Fight Back (2022-04-14). Video released of Patrick Lyoya's brutal murder by Michigan police. fightbacknews.org Grand Rapids, MI – On Wednesday, April 13, the Grand Rapids Police Department released four videos of Patrick Lyoya's murder at the hands of a GRPD officer, who they still refuse to name. Lyoya, a 26-year-old Black man, was a Congolese refugee, and a father to two daughters. | The videos show perspectives from the officer's body cam, the dashcam of the police car, mobile phone video from a passenger in Lyoya's vehicle, and security cameras from neighborhood residents. They all corroborate the Lyoya family's account of the killing, showing Lyoya face-down on the ground with the officer holding him down, endin…

Fight Back (2022-04-14). Appleton: 3rd Starbucks store in Wisconsin files moves to unionize. fightbacknews.org Appleton, WI – On April 8, Starbucks workers in Appleton, Wisconsin filed officially for union representation. They will be joining workers from more than 100 Starbucks locations across the country that are taking up the fight against corporate tyranny by exercising their right to collective bargaining, including three in Wisconsin. | Among many of the reasons that workers have today to form a union, the baristas at the Appleton Starbucks have cited poor management-employee relations. According to one Starbucks worker, Fizz McDermott, "Management lacks empathy and communication which is a big reason we're unioniz…

Fight Back (2022-04-14). Protesters pack Grand Rapids commissioner meeting over death of Patrick Lyoya. fightbacknews.org Grand Rapids, MI – A crowd of hundreds marched to the Grand Rapids City Commissioners meeting, April 12, to demand both the release of the raw video showing the murder of Patrick Lyoya and the arrest of the still-unnamed killer cop. Lyoya was a 26-year-old Congolese immigrant executed by the Grand Rapids Police Department last week. In the days after his death, citywide mourning and protests against the police have increased and are expected to surge after the release of the video this Wednesday. | The police department has continued to stall the footage, while the city insists it is acting in full transparency.

W. T. Whitney, Jr. (2022-04-14). Ukraine War Reveals Possible U.S. Preparations for Biological Warfare. covertactionmagazine.com War in Ukraine turns people's lives and affairs upside down. Dirty laundry, previously hidden, is on display. A Russian communication …

WSWS (2022-04-14). Australia: Telstra workers should vote "NO" to regressive union-management deal. wsws.org The proposed enterprise agreement will deliver cuts to real wages and split the workforce, paving the way for further attacks.

WSWS (2022-04-14). Students occupy Sorbonne University as anger mounts at French elections. wsws.org Students opposed to both of France's right-wing presidential candidates, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, occupied the university on Wednesday afternoon.

WSWS (2022-04-14). May Day 2022: For working class unity against imperialist war! wsws.org David North, chairman of the WSWS International Editorial Board, issues call for May Day online rally: "The fate of humanity must not be left in the hands of a money-mad and war-mongering ruling class."

WSWS (2022-04-14). Macron, Le Pen court Mélenchon voters in second round of French election. wsws.org The Parti de l'égalité socialiste calls on workers and young people to reject both Macron and Le Pen and to boycott the second round of the presidential elections.

WSWS (2022-04-14). Australian election features jobs fraud. wsws.org Both Morrison and Albanese sought to hide the reality facing millions of workers: increasingly insecure and low-paid jobs, with growing numbers having to work multiple jobs to try to make ends meet.

WSWS (2022-04-14). Push for European Central Bank to tighten monetary policy. wsws.org The ECB's purpose is to impose recessionary conditions aimed at preventing workers from pushing for wage increases to compensate for falling living standards as prices race out of control.

WSWS (2022-04-14). CP Rail CEO among Canada's highest paid. wsws.org CP Rail CEO Keith Creel and the company's other top executives are receiving huge sums for overseeing the brutal exploitation of rail workers and massively increasing, thereby, company profits and investor returns.

WSWS (2022-04-14). Russian workers crushed by rising prices as GDP falls. wsws.org While decrying Moscow's assault on Ukrainian civilians—a population about whose well-being the US and EU have never had the slightest concern—the West is working to drive ordinary Russians into destitution.

WSWS (2022-04-14). "Activists" promote Unite General Secretary Sharon Graham in Arriva South London pay dispute. wsws.org The London Bus Rank-and-File Committee is a militant faction of drivers committed to the principle that workers' interests must take priority over corporate profit.

Martha Grevatt (2022-04-14). Struggle launched against new Cuyahoga County jail. workers.org Credit: Cuyahoga County Jail Coalition Cleveland Over the past four years the Cuyahoga County Jail has become especially notorious for deplorable conditions. These include poor food and medical care, overcrowding, prisoners sleeping on floors, extreme abuse by guards, and the understaffing and neglect that have contributed to over a dozen . . . |

Baher Kamal (2022-04-14). Drugged water: A new global pandemic hiding in plain sight? nationofchange.org While 80 percent of wastewater in the world is not treated, even in developed countries treatment facilities are often unable to filter out dangerous bugs.

Julia Conley (2022-04-14). 'Keep fighting': Schumer 'making progress' on canceling student debt. nationofchange.org "Write, call, email," urged the Democratic leader, who said President Joe Biden is "more open" to the proposal than ever before.

Zach Farber (2022-04-14). Socialists lead San Diego efforts to oppose NATO escalations of Ukraine war. liberationnews.org PSL San Diego held several local actions and passed out nearly a thousand pamphlets across the county since mid-March.

SF015 (2022-04-14). War In Ukraine Day 48: Wheel Of War Heads Downhill. southfront.org Many milestone events took place or came to light on Ukraine's 48th day of war. | In Mariupol on 12 and 13 April 2022, an unprecedented number of soldiers and officers of the warring armies surrendered since World War II. The total number of AFU soldiers and officers who voluntarily surrendered to Russian captivity or were forced to do so under the threat of extermination exceeded 1,300, including 1,026 soldiers of the 36th AFU Marine Brigade. | However, the Ukrainian side claimed that a signif…

Newsclick (2022-04-14). India's rich keep getting richer. peoplesdispatch.org Journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty explains the dichotomy of two Indians finding a place among the top ten billionaires of the world while billions struggle for a livelihood. He explains the policy paradigm that led to this moment…

Staff (2022-04-14). SNB 61: Tigres se quedan solos en la cima. cubadebate.cu Los Tigres de Ciego de àÅvila se quedaron solos en lo más alto de la tabla de posiciones de esta Serie Nacional 61, al combinar su victoria de esta jornada con el resbalón de los Gallos, y continúan mirando de lejos la tremenda pelea que se cierne sobre la retaguardia de la zona de clasificación. Los felinos espantaron a las Avispas santiagueras.

ecns.cn (2022-04-14). Shanghai goes all out to treat 9 severe COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn SHANGHAI, April 14 (Xinhua) — The municipal health commission of Shanghai said Thursday that the city currently has nine COVID-19 cases in severe condition since the resurgence of the epidemic in March.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-04-14). Fallece exfutbolista colombiano Freddy Rincón. telesurtv.net Rincón formó parte de la Selección de Colombia en las Copas Mundiales de la FIFA Italia 1990, Estados Unidos 1994 y Francia 1998.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-04-14). Women and Their Allies March For Reproductive Rights – Again. indybay.org Many organizations in spirited march through Berkeley in follow up to March 8 action…

Adriaan Alsema (2022-04-14). Colombia soccer legend Freddy Rincon dies after car crash. colombiareports.com Freddy Rincon, one of Colombia's most prominent former soccer players, died on Wednesday as the result of a car accident. Rincon, 55, was admitted to a hospital in the city…

Editor (2022-04-14). 'After all, my name is Stalin': in a Speech at CPI(M) Congress, a roadmap to counter BJP. mronline.org The DMK's chief's speech at the CPI(M)'s congress has reflected the assonance between communist and Dravidian politics.

Staff (2022-04-14). Guillermo Francella relata su encuentro con Fidel: "Me dijo la mejor frase que escuché por años" cubadebate.cu Esta semana Guillermo Francella visitó a Migue Granados en el primer programa de la tercera temporada de Playroom (ESPN 3). Allí y ante las preguntas del hijo de Pablo Granados, el protagonista de Granizo contó desopilantes anécdotas que vivió a lo largo de su carrera. Así, el actor hizo foco en el momento en el que conoció a Fidel Castro, durante una visita que hizo a La Habana.

ecns.cn (2022-04-13). China condemns U.S. human rights reports. ecns.cn The United States' annual human rights reports and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's accusations made against the Chinese government are "full of political lies and ideological bias", Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Wednesday.

WSWS (2022-04-14). Spain Morenoite CRT denounce China's "Zero COVID" strategy. wsws.org Throughout the pandemic the Morenoites have aligned themselves with the policy of the Socialist Party (PSOE)-Podemos government, putting profits ahead of lives.

ecns.cn (2022-04-14). China's Xi'an launches new freight train service to Europe. ecns.cn Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, launched a new freight train service to Europe on Wednesday that traverses the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea via rail-sea combined transportation.

TANC (2022-04-14). Downtown Oakland Tenants Demand Habitable Housing From 'Nonprofit' Landlord. indybay.org Organized Tenants Escalate Demands For Habitable Housing in Publicly-Subsidized Downtown Oakland Apartments…

Staff (2022-04-14). Russia says its warship in Black Sea badly damaged by blast. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 14 (MNA) — Russia on Thursday said the flagship of its Black Sea fleet was seriously damaged and its crew evacuated following a fire that caused an explosion, as a Ukrainian official said the vessel had been hit by missiles.

Staff (2022-04-14). México devuelve a Cuba 37 migrantes irregulares como parte de los acuerdos migratorios. cubadebate.cu Hoy fueron devueltos por las autoridades de México 37 migrantes irregulares como parte del cumplimiento de los acuerdos migratorios entre las dos naciones. Llegaron por el Aeropuerto Internacional José Martí de esta capital 24 hombres y 13 mujeres, los cuales salieron legalmente del territorio nacional viajando por terceros países.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-14). A Mayo Clinic expert explains aphasia. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Aphasia is a condition that can affect a person's ability to communicate. To better understand the condition, the Mayo Clinic News Network reached out to Dr. Hugo Botha, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, to explain. What is aphasia? Aphasia is a broad term that refers to a problem with language. So, for example, patients with aphasia may have trouble understanding what other people are saying, understanding what they read, or may have trouble putting their…

teleSUR, mcs, JL (2022-04-14). ONU designa a Cuba como miembro del Consejo Económico y Social. telesurtv.net Naciones Unidas destaca la influencia de Cuba en el organismo multilateral en favor de los derechos humanos.

ecns.cn (2022-04-14). Winter Olympic champion Su Yiming eyes on Grand Slam. ecns.cn Beijing Winter Olympic champion Su Yiming set his next goal of his snowboard career on Grand Slam, the new Chinese sports idol said on Wednesday at a winter sports activity held at the Big Air Shougang and the Beijing Winter Olympic Park.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-04-14). Organismos mundiales llaman a enfrentar escasez de alimentos. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con los representantes de los organismos, el conflicto entre Rusia y Ucrania afecta a los países pobres.

ecns.cn (2022-04-13). Q1 foreign trade sustains momentum of growth. ecns.cn Despite rosy trade figures in the first quarter, China has to work hard this year to ensure foreign trade growth and improve its trade structure, due mainly to increased uncertainties both at home and abroad, industry experts said.

ecns.cn (2022-04-14). Chinese envoy urges Japan to face up to history on issue of 'comfort women'. ecns.cn A Chinese envoy on Wednesday urged Japan to face up to history on the issue of "comfort women" in World War II.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-14). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Meeting the unique needs of adolescent and young adult patients with cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While some adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients with cancer receive care in pediatrics, the majority are cared for in adult cancer systems. One of the challenges is that people in the AYA group don't fit well with either patient population. "If you think about the kinds of things that people in this age group are going through, there's a lot of life transition happening there," explains Dr. Allison Rosenthal, a Mayo Clinic hematologist and…

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