National and international media news & headlines compiled by CLG.
U.S. to send controversial radioactive munitions containing depleted uranium to Ukraine –Exposure to radioactive uranium dust could lead to detrimental health risks, including birth defects and cancers. –The longevity of the radioactive particles could add to Ukraine’s post-war clean-up challenge. | 2 Sept 2023 | The U.S. is sending controversial armor-piercing munitions containing depleted uranium to Ukraine, Reuters reports. The shells are part of a new military aid package for Ukraine set to be announced next week. The package will be worth between 240 million and 375 million, though the value and contents are still being finalized, according to an official. Although this is the first time the U.S. is supplying these munitions to Ukraine, it is not the first Western country to do so. The UK sent depleted uranium munitions earlier this year, Al Jazeera reported. At the time, Vladimir Putin warned that Russia would “respond accordingly given that the collective West is starting to use weapons with a “nuclear component.” …The International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons says inhaling or ingesting radioactive uranium dust can lead to detrimental health risks, including birth defects and cancers.
Moscow warns of direct clash with NATO | 2 Sept 2023 | The military confrontation in Ukraine has reached a point where it could easily spiral into a full-blown conflict between Russia and NATO, Moscow’s deputy envoy to the UN, Dmitry Polyansky, said on Friday. The diplomat blamed the US-led military bloc’s ever deeper involvement in the fighting between Moscow and Kiev. “We have repeatedly warned that the situation is quite dangerous and there is a big risk of a direct clash between Russia and NATO, “Polyansky said while answering questions on X (formerly Twitter). The US-led alliance is already supporting Ukrainian forces by every means possible, except for direct troop deployment, he said. Moscow sees “many indications that there are some instructors, mercenaries” in Ukraine, the deputy envoy stated. He also pointed to some “strange messages” about the deaths of NATO officers and generals.
Russian Forces Hit Ukraine’s Troop Command Post West of Vremyvka in DPR – Defense Ministry | 3 Sept 2023 | Russian forces have hit a troop command post of the Ukrainian armed forces west of Vremyvka in the Donetsk People’s Republic, Oleg Chekhov, a spokesman for Russia’s Vostok grouping of troops, told Sputnik. Russian Forces also hit temporary deployment points of Ukrainian troops in the South Donetsk direction, Chekhov added. “With the help of rocket and cannon artillery, frontline units of the Vostok grouping of troops have hit a troop command post of the Ukrainian armed forces west of Vremyvka, points of temporary deployment of forces in Staromayorske, Novomikhaylovka, Vuhledar and Kostyantynivka in the Donetsk People’s Republic,” Chekhov said.
Ukraine Loses Nearly 600 Troops in Combat Over Past Day – MoD | 3 Sept 2023 | The Russian armed forces have eliminated about 600 Ukrainian troops during the special military operation in the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday. “Up to 250 Ukrainian troops were eliminated in combat in the Donetsk direction, in addition to two armored vehicles, three cars, a US-made M777 howitzer, a Polish-made Krab self-propelled howitzer, and a Msta-B and a D-20 howitzers,” the ministry said. Another 130 Ukrainian troops were eliminated in the Zaporizhzhia direction, over 125 in the South Donetsk direction, 50 near Krasnyi Lyman and 40 near Kupyansk, according to the ministry’s estimate. Ukraine also lost a MiG-29 fighter jet to the Russian air force near Bekarivka town in the Zaporizhzhia region, among other military hardware lost in combat over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
Billionaire ex-Zelensky sponsor arrested for m-ney laundering –Igor Kolomoisky was detained for two months on charges of fraud, with bail set at 13.5 million | 2 Sept 2023 | Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoisky, whose support is widely believed to have helped Vladimir Zelensky secure the country’s presidency, was detained pending trial for alleged m-ney laundering. Kolomoisky was brought to Kiev’s Shevchenko district court on Saturday, after the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) accused the billionaire of legalizing and transferring abroad more than 500 million Ukrainian hryvnia (13.5 million) through the “infrastructure of banking institutions controlled by him. “The pretrial detention hearing was held behind closed doors, as requested by Kolomoisky, who reportedly did not want the media to share photos of him in the courtroom. Several Ukrainian media outlets still captured photos and videos from the proceeding.
Biden DOJ and Federal D.C. Judge Gave Man 13 Years for Manslaughter for Shooting and Killing Father Holding His Children While Sending Three Proud Boys J6 Defendants to Prison for 15, 17 and 18 Years with Enrique Tarrio Facing 33 Years | 2 Sept 2023 | The Joe Biden-appointed U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia struck a plea deal last year in the case of a man with a criminal history who shot and killed a father who was carrying an infant in a car seat while holding his other child’s hand on a D.C. neighborhood street one morning on 2022. Right before he was shot, the father reportedly put the car seat down and released his other child as the gunman approached…The killer was originally charged with first degree murder while armed and could have served life in prison. Instead, he will serve 13 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release. The plea deal called for a guilty plea to manslaughter–even though the killer fired thirteen shots, hitting his victim eleven times…In contrast, three Proud Boys defendants found guilty in the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot were sentenced this past week to 15 years, 17 years and 18 years in prison, respectively. One other Proud Boy was sentenced to 10 years in prison. None were charged with manslaughter or anything close. The Biden Justice Department is asking the D.C. federal court to sentence Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio to 33 years in prison–even though he was not in D.C. the day of the riot.
Donald Trump Defiantly Declares ‘WE WILL NOT COMPLY’ in Response to Efforts to Reinstate COVID Lockdowns, Mask and Vaccine Mandates | 30 Aug 2023 | Former President Donald Trump released a fiery video statement, vehemently opposing attempts to reinstate COVID-19 restrictions, including lockdowns and mask and vaccine mandates. Trump’s comments come amidst increased concerns over new variants of COVID-19 in an attempt to manipulate the upcoming 2024 presidential election. In the video posted on Truth Social, Trump argued that the “left-wing lunatics” are employing scare tactics again about new COVID-19 variants to set the stage for renewed restrictions. “…These are bad people. These are sick people we’re dealing with. But to every COVID tyrant who wants to take away our freedom, hear these words, WE WILL NOT COMPLY, so don’t even think about it. We will not shut down our schools. We will not accept your lockdowns. We will not abide by your mask mandates, and we will not tolerate your vaccine mandates. They rigged the 2020 election, and now they’re trying to do the same thing all over again. By rigging the most important election in the history of our country, the 2024 election, even if it means trying to bring back COVID. But they will fail because we will not let it happen. When I’m back in the White House, I will use every available authority to cut federal funding to any school, college, airline, or public transportation system that imposes a mask mandate or a vaccine mandate.”
Judge Chutkan Likens Trump Case to Boston Marathon Bombing and 9/11 | 29 Aug 2023 | Investigative reporter Julie Kelly posted an excerpt from U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia [and Grade ‘A’ sociopath] Tanya Chutkan discussing ordering a March 4, 2023, trial date for President Trump in the case brought by Special Counsel Jack Smith over Trump contesting the 2020 presidential election in which Chutkan compared the Trump trial to those of defendants in the Boston Marathon Bombing and 9/11 terrorist attacks. Moussaoui was charged as the “20th hijacker” in the [Bush-Cheney] 9/11 terrorist attack. He is serving a life sentence. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted in 2015 and sentenced to death for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing [drill-gone-live – see The Boston Globe’s tweet as the event unfurled] that killed three people and wounded 281.
After Booking, Mugshot, Trump Top Choice for Most Republican Voters – Poll | 2 Sept 2023 | Four criminal indictments and a viral mugshot later, former president and current GOP frontrunner for the seat in 2024 Donald Trump has only risen in the polls, garnering support as more Americans come to view the prosecutions as partisan and political. A Wall Street Journal poll conducted Aug. 24 to Aug. 30 and published Sept. 2 found that 59 percent of GOP primary voters say he is their top choice. “The new survey finds that what was once a two-man race for the nomination has collapsed into a lopsided contest,” with President Trump widely taking the lead, the publication found.
‘At Every Turn, The Legal System Seems to Thwart Our Good Faith Efforts’ – Superior Court Judge’s ‘Mistakes’ Lead Arizona Appeals Court to REJECT Abe Hamadeh’s Stolen Election Lawsuit | 3 Sept 2023 | The incompetent Mohave County Superior Court Judge presiding over Abe Hamadeh’s stolen election lawsuit, Lee F. Jantzen, continues to stall Hamadeh’s fight for justice with his clumsy failures. Thousands of provisional ballots remain uncounted in the Arizona Attorney General race, a race called by just 280 votes — the closest election in Arizona’s history. “We have irrefutable proof that we have more votes than Kris Mayes, and at every turn, the legal system seems to thwart our good faith efforts to present the evidence in a court of law,” said Hamadeh. Hamadeh’s race was decided by 280 votes after a “significant miscount” of hundreds of votes was discovered in rural Pinal County’s recount results. Additionally, voting machine failures at 60% of polling locations disenfranchised thousands of Republican election-day voters.
Federal Court Rules Against FDA Over Anti-Ivermectin Posts | 2 Sept 2023 | The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) likely overstepped its authority when it told Americans to “stop” using ivermectin against COVID-19, a federal court ruled on Sept. 1. “FDA can inform, but it has identified no authority allowing it to recommend consumers ‘stop’ taking medicine,” U.S. Circuit Judge Don Willett wrote in the ruling. The FDA has authority under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to convey information to consumers. The FDA [at the behest of Big Pharma, so the deadly vax would be pursued instead] during the COVID-19 pandemic has issued multiple statements discouraging people from taking ivermectin against COVID-19. Three doctors sued the FDA over its statements on ivermectin, arguing the agency cannot advise doctors on which drugs to prescribe.
Florida Doctor Reinstated After Losing Board Certification for Criticizing COVID-19 Vaccines | 2 Sept 2023 | A Florida physician known for being outspoken about COVID-related topics has regained his board certification that was stripped because he publicly criticized COVID vaccines. Now, Dr. John Littell is moving forward from the experience with plans to help future physicians defend themselves when disciplined for voicing viewpoints that are not in the majority, he told The Epoch Times.Dr. Littell, a longtime family physician in Ocala and a medical school professor, began posting videos sharing his thoughts about COVID-19 testing, treatments, and vaccines early in the pandemic. He was frustrated to find his content often was pulled down from his YouTube channel.
Whistleblower Who Disclosed Myocarditis Spike in Military After COVID Vaccine Rollout Goes Public | 27 Aug 2023 | A service member who earlier this year blew the whistle and disclosed data from a Pentagon medical database showing a spike in the rate of myocarditis in the military in 2021, after the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, is going public. The whistleblower is active-duty Navy Medical Service Corps officer Lt. Ted Macie. He has also revealed new data showing a substantial rise in accidents, assaults, self-harm, and suicide attempts in the military in 2021, compared to the average from 2016 to 2021. This includes a 147 percent increase in intentional self-harm incidents among service members, and an 828 percent increase in injuries from assaults.
These Hospitals Across the U.S. Are Bringing Back Mask Mandates | 28 Aug 2023 | Several hospital systems have reinstated mask mandates, citing an increase in COVID-19 cases, and some prominent conservatives have sounded the alarm in recent days. However, unlike previous iterations, it appears that some of the mask mandates apply only to staff and physicians, not to patients or visitors. List thus far: UMass Memorial, United Health Services in New York, Auburn Community Hospital in New York, Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, and University Hospital in Syracuse.
Netanyahu pledges to build anti-migrant wall –The Israeli leader has confirmed plans to build a barrier along the country’s eastern border | 3 Sept 2023 | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to build another border wall — this time along the country’s eastern border with Jordan — to block out migrant “infiltrators” amid rising tensions over an influx of African asylum seekers. “We erected a fence on our southern border (Egypt) and stopped the infiltration from there into Israel, ”Netanyahu said in a statement on Sunday. “We thereby stopped over a million infiltrators from Africa, which would have destroyed our country. Now we will build a fence on our eastern border (Jordan) and ensure that there will be no infiltration from there.” [Wow! Where’s our wall?]
Smuggler with ISIS ties helping migrants illegally cross the border sends feds scrambling | 29 Aug 2023 | Federal authorities are investigating a cohort of Uzbek nationals, who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border and claimed asylum in the United States, after new intelligence found they relied on assistance from a human trafficker linked to a “foreign terrorist organization,” Fox News confirmed Tuesday. “Intelligence reporting alerted us to a human smuggling network working to facilitate the travel of Uzbek nationals to the United States,” White House National Security Council spokesperson Adrienne Watson said in a statement to Fox News… CNN first reported that migrants from Uzbekistan crossed the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year and were screened by the Department of Homeland Security, but nothing in the intelligence community’s databases raised red flags. CNN reported that later on, the FBI learned about a smuggling network — that included at least one person with ties to ISIS [I-CIA-SIS] — that was helping migrants from Uzbekistan go to the U.S.
Marching ‘Blood Tribe’ Nazi Admits He’s a Biden Supporter, Another ID’d as Ukrainian Soldier | 3 Sept 2023 | Groups of “Nazis” who call themselves the “Blood Tribe” and “Goyim Defense League” exposed themselves as Biden supporters and Azov Battalion members while marching in a rally in the Orlando, Florida area. Blood Tribe leader Christopher Pohlhaus, a former Marine who also goes by “Hammer,” accidentally let slip to reporters that he’s a Biden supporter while railing against “white subjugators.” “I think Biden is better than Trump because he sends rockets to Ukraine!” Pohlhaus declared as a tattoo-faced member behind him yelled, “Slava Ukraini!” As it turns out, that tattoo-faced individual was identified as a member of the Ukrainian neo-Nazi militia known as the Azov Battalion.
U.S. Attorney Weiss Colluded With DOJ to Thwart Congressional Questioning, Emails Show | 28 Aug 2023 | Emails obtained by the Heritage Foundation following a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit and shared exclusively with The Federalist establish that on multiple occasions, the Department of Justice intervened on behalf of Delaware U.S. Attorney David Weiss to respond to congressional inquiries related to the Hunter Biden investigation. This revelation raises more questions about the June 7, 2023, letter dispatched to House Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan under Weiss’s signature line, in which the Delaware U.S. attorney claimed he had “ultimate authority” over charging decisions related to Hunter Biden. It also suggests Weiss and the DOJ may have conspired to mislead Congress.
National Archives acknowledges 5,400 Biden pseudonym emails, faces lawsuit for their release | 28 Aug 2023 | The National Archives and Records Administration acknowledged possessing potentially up to 5,400 emails connected to then-Vice President Joe Biden’s pseudonym accounts that he used to forward government information and discuss business with his son, Hunter Biden, and others, and on Monday, the Southeastern Legal Foundation filed a lawsuit to compel the agency to turn over the emails. The non-profit constitutional legal group that filed the lawsuit said the archives confirmed that Biden used the pseudonyms of Robin Ware, Robert L. Peters, and JRB Ware during his time in the Obama administration. The archives’ admissions confirm years of reporting from Just the News about Biden’s use of a personal email as vice president and the pseudonym accounts he used.
Mitch McConnell freezes, struggles to speak in second incident this summer | 30 Aug 2023 | Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Deep State-Ky., on Wednesday appeared briefly unable to respond to reporters’ questions at a press event, marking the second time in weeks that the Republican leader has abruptly stopped speaking and required help from people around him. McConnell, 81, initially seemed to struggle to hear when asked at an event in Covington, Kentucky, about his views on running for reelection. But the senator then froze at the lectern and did not speak for about 30 seconds. He did not appear to immediately respond when a member of his staff approached him to ask if he had heard the question.
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