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Leid Stories—Waving False Flags In Syria; Will U.N. Do A Bait and Switch in Haiti?—04.18.17

The White House has said that President Donald Trump’s April 6 cruise-missile airstrikes on a Syrian airbase and other military installations was in retaliation for a chemical-weapons attack by President Bashar al-Assad on his own people in Khan Sheikhoun, a town under the control of rebels battling his regime. Ninety people were killed and 500 injured in the Khan Sheikhoun chemical-weapons attack.

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Leid Stories—04.11.17

At an urgent meeting yesterday in Lucca, Italy, of G7 member-states, the focus was the situation in Syria and, specifically, last Thursday’s U.S. missile strike on a Syrian airfield. President Trump said it was retaliation for a chemical-weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun, a town under the control of rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Trump said Assad himself was responsible for the Khan Sheikhoun attack, which killed almost 90 people and injured more than 500.

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Leid Stories —04.10.17

The United States is at war with Syria, and the situation is escalating and rapidly deteriorating at the same time. Seventy-two hours after blaming President Bashar al-Assad for unleashing a deadly poison-gas attack on Khan Sheikhoun, a town under the control of rebels fighting Assad’s regime, Trump on April 7 ordered retaliatory bombing of a military airfield in Western Syria. The president’s unilateral action has touched off vigorous reaction and debate, both within the world community of nations and at home.

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Black Agenda Radio – 04.10.17

Welcome, to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host, Nellie Bailey. Coming up: Haitians in the United States protest a speech by the former U.S. ambassador, a key player in the rigging of Haitian elections: Brazil turns back the clock on its Black and poor population; and, a Free School, in Philadelphia, celebrates five years of radical politics.

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Leid Stories—Trump and Assad, Both On the Brink—04.06.17

President Donald Trump vowed yesterday to take some kind of “responsibility” for helping to bring the murderous chaos in war-torn Syria to an end. What that “responsibility” would be, Trump wouldn’t say, but he made it clear the task was President Barack Obama’s and Obama did nothing.

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The Gary Null Show – 04.06.17

Today is April 6th 2017 and The Gary Null Show is here with another episode to rock your world. Gary Null offers a lot in this program starting off with the latest in health and healing so you can live a better life. After a musical break Gary goes into a short update on the environment and then Mr Null starts a lengthily commentary on the white elements in Syria. All of this and so much more so make sure you smash that play button!

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Mish Shedlock – Russia Masses Troops on Crimea Border; Ukraine Warns Russian Invasion Possible “At Any Minute”

  The situation in Ukraine is heating up again. In the past few days, numerous article discuss a Russian military buildup on the Crimea-Ukraine border. The Irish Times offers this sensational headline: Ukraine Claims Russian Invasion Possible ‘At Any Minute’. Ukraine has claimed that a Russian invasion is possible “at any minute”, amid reports that Moscow’s troops and armour were on the move …

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Recycling light

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Humanity started recycling relatively early in its evolution: there are proofs that trash recycling was taking place as early as in the 500 BC. What about light recycling? Consider light bulbs: more than one hundred and thirty years ago Thomas Edison patented the first commercially viable incandescent light bulb, so that “none but the extravagant” would ever …

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Army Apologizes to Troops Exposed to US-Designed Chemical Weapons in Iraq

In response to a New York Times investigation, the undersecretary of the Army apologized this week for the military’s mishandling of more than 600 service members who reportedly suffered from chemical exposure in Iraq. After being exposed to potentially lethal amounts of sulfur mustard and sarin gas, US troops often received inadequate medical treatment, gag orders, and found themselves ineligible for Purple …