2020-01-10: News Headlines

RT (2020-01-10). 2 dead, 6 injured after student shoots teacher & classmates in Torreon, Mexico (VIDEOS). rt.com Two people have died and a further six were injured in a school shooting in the Mexican city of Torreon. Local officials say that a young student used two handguns to mount the attack. | Torreon mayor Jorge Zermeno said the boy turned the gun on himself after shooting his teachers and classmates, leaving two people dead. | The Attorney General of Coahuila, Gerardo Marquez, told reporters that the child had left the class to use the restroom, where he apparently changed clothes into an outfit that included a t-shirt bearing the words, 'Natural Selection.' A similar shirt was donned by Columbine student Eric Har…

RT (2020-01-10). No kneeling, no hand gestures: Athletes banned from making protest or political statements at 2020 Tokyo Olympics. rt.com Athletes have been banned from making visible statements of protest while competing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, the International Olympic Committee has confirmed. | The IOC's published guidelines regarding athlete protest have detailed what athletes are not permitted to do while competing at the Games. | Under Rule 50 of the athlete guidelines, athletes are prohibited from making political statements akin to those made by Tommie Smith and John Carlos, whose "Black Power" protest was an iconic image of the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. | Chairwoman of the IOC's Athletes Commission, Kirsty Coventry, said…

sputniknews (2020-01-10). Texas Court Permits Private Group to Resume Building US-Mexico Border Wall — Reports. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A court in the US state of Texas has ruled in favour of allowing a private fundraising group called We Build The Wall to continue building a stretch of wall on the US-Mexico border, dismissing appeals raised by two parties concerning the wall's potential environmental and political impact, media reported.

WSWS (2020-01-10). GM workers in Mexico thank Australian workers for support. wsws.org Amid the looming threat of war after the US killing of Iranian General Suleimani, the statement calls workers to fight against war and the environmental destruction that triggered Australia's bushfires.

WSWS (2020-01-10). Trump administration initiated program to deport Mexican asylum seekers to Guatemala. wsws.org The deportations were already under way when the story broke Monday; however, the Trump administration has since paused the program, in part due to the strong criticism from immigration advocates as well as within federal agencies.

Brenda Norrell (2020-01-10). Arizona border wall contractor's parent company is among world's most polluting companies. indybay.org The parent company of Southwest Valley Constructors — now building the border wall, violating all federal protection laws, destroying endangered species and bulldozing the pristine Sonoran Desert — is a global mining and construction corporation that is listed as one of the most polluting companies in the world.

Staff (2020-01-10). Headlines for January 10, 2020. democracynow.org House Approves Resolution Aimed at Limiting Trump's War Powers, NYT: Video Appears to Show Iranian Missile Hitting Jet Before Tehran Crash, Internal Emails Show Boeing Workers Mocked Regulators & 737 MAX Jet Designers, Trump Seeks to Exempt Large Projects from Some Environmental Review, Mexican Asylum Seeker Dies by Suicide After Being Denied Entry into U.S., Six Democratic Candidates Will Debate in Iowa Next Week, Ahead of Caucus, Transport Workers' Strike Becomes Longest in French History, Health and Human Services Declares Public Health Emergency for Puerto Rico, Grand Jury Indicts Hanukkah Attack Suspect on M…

Staff (2020-01-09). Headlines for January 9, 2020. democracynow.org Trump Appears to Pull Back from New Military Action Against Iran, Mitch McConnell Met with Trump at White House & Discussed Impeachment Trial, Investigators Probe Cause of Fatal Boeing Plane Crash in Tehran, Youth Climate Group the Sunrise Movement Endorses Bernie Sanders, More Than 1 Billion Animals Killed in Climate-Fueled Wildfires in Australia, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She's Cancer-Free, Guatemalan President Says U.S. Cannot Send Mexican Asylum Seekers to Guatemala, Spanish Socialist Party Leader Pedro Sánchez Sworn In as Prime Minister, Facebook Doubles Down on Its Policy of Allowing Lies in Political Ads…

Staff (2020-01-07). Headlines for January 7, 2020. democracynow.org John Bolton Willing to Testify in Senate Impeachment Trial, Confusion in Pentagon & Trump Administration over U.S. Policy on Iran, Julián Castro Endorses Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Can Now Deport Mexican Asylum Seekers to Guatemala, Wildfires Rage in Australia; India Suffered Hottest Decade on Record, Harvey Weinstein Charged with Rape in Los Angeles County, Mexico: 60,000 People Disappeared Since U.S.-Backed Drug War Began, Bolivia Sets May 3 Date for New Election, After Morales's Ouster, Confusion over Leader of National Assembly Reigns in Venezuela, Earthquake Knocks Out Power Across Puerto Rico, Men Sue Boy Scout…

Staff (2020-01-02). Exclusive Interview: Ex-President Manuel Zelaya — The Crisis in Honduras. therealnews.com Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted in a coup d'état in 2009, talks to Laura Carlsen about the origins and consequences of the crisis in His country.

Jeff Abbott (2019-12-23). The Other Americans: Asylum Seekers Routed to Guatemala. progressive.org A proposed amendment to immigration policy endangers asylum seekers, advocates warn.

Ryan Cristián (2019-12-18). Mexico Finds "World's Largest Lithium Deposit" Just Before US Focus & $1.4 Trillion War-Aimed NDAA. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/17/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-12-17). US Regime Change In Mexico, US Bombs Afghan Hospital, Saudis Get Involved In Syria & More OPCW Leaks. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/16/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Joe Emersberger (2019-12-15). 128 Reuters articles on Bolivia since October 20, 2019 election with no mention of expert criticism of OAS audit UPDATED. zcomm.org Bolivia ¥s foreign minister says Mexico appeal to International Court 'a mistake' Bolivia's YPFB strikes transition deal with Petrobras to extend natural gas exports Bolivia is not a Mexican colony, acting foreign minister Longaric tells El Pais Mexico says Spanish diplomats' cars blocked by Bolivia at La Paz embassy Mexico appeals to international court as diplomatic Read more…

Paul Dobson (2019-11-04). Venezuela, El Salvador Break Relations as Maduro Applauds 'New Anti-Neoliberal Wave'. venezuelanalysis.com Guatemala's president-elect has similarly pledged to break with the Maduro government upon assuming office in January.

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