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Ukraine Suffers World’s Biggest Rise In Measles Cases in 2018

on February 28, 2019

Ukraine suffered the world’s largest increase in the number of measles cases in 2018, some of them the result of the so-called “anti-vac” movement, the United Nations children’s agency says. A UNICEF report on March 1 said Ukraine led an “alarmingly high” worldwide surge in measles cases, blaming much of it on growing “vaccine hesitancy” […]

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Salisbury Set To Be Declared ‘Novichok-Free’ On March 1

on February 28, 2019

The English city of Salisbury is to be officially declared free of the nerve agent Novichok on March 1, almost a year after the poison attack there that Britain and the West blamed on Russia. Britain’s Press Association (PA) reported that the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs is expected to declare 12 sites […]

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Venezuela Diary: January 24 to February 23, 2019

on February 28, 2019

Below is a diary, edited slightly for style and clarity, directly from Facebook posts of mine from January 24, 2019 through the culminating day — for now — of Saturday, February 23, 2019 when the US propaganda whirlwind and concerted campaign caught up with the political realities on the ground. Although I have not been […]

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The Witchfinders are now ready to burn Corbyn

on February 28, 2019

“McCarthyism” is a word thrown around a lot nowadays, and in the process its true meaning – and horror – has been increasingly obscured. McCarthyism is not just the hounding of someone because their views are unpopular. It is the creation by the powerful of a perfect, self-rationalising system of incrimination – denying the victim […]

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A blind Russian man is offering blindfolded tours of Yekaterinburg to people with who can see. Vladimir Vaskevic says the tour gives people a chance to enter his world and to experience the Russian city through touch, sound, smell, and taste. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-blindfolded-tour/29796552.html

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Tlaib and Pressley Put Racism on Trial During Cohen Hearing

on February 28, 2019

Cohen Hearing Exposed Republicans’ Weakened Status Tlaib and Pressley Put Racism on Trial During Cohen Hearing FDA Bans Cancer-Causing Food Additives, But Won’t Enforce Until 2020 Cohen Knows What Trump Is Capable Of. His Testimony Should Terrify Us. “Frostlands” — Our Climate Future Foretold Is Donald Trump Destined to Be a One-Term President? Anticipation grew […]

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Toxic Emissions, Fragmented Oversight Impact Health in Mexicali

on February 28, 2019

Mexicali, the capital city of Baja California, has some of the highest levels of air pollution measured in all of the Americas, Ian James reported for the Desert Sun. As part of a multi-story investigative series, “Poisoned Cities: Deadly Border,” James reported that air pollution in Mexicali contributes to abnormally high levels of asthma, chronic […]

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Kazakh Bank Confirms It Hired Trump's Longtime Lawyer In Fight Over BTA Bank Assets

on February 28, 2019

WASHINGTON — BTA Bank, the financial institution that was once Kazakhstan’s largest and is now at the center of a multinational legal fight, confirmed it hired President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer to help recover assets that were allegedly laundered in the United States. The confirmation came after Michael Cohen’s surprise revelation, made during daylong testimony […]

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Heavy-metals pollution threatens indigenous agriculture throughout the region, reports Edgardo Ayala. By Edgardo Ayala in San Salvador Inter Press Service Like an octopus, metals mining has been spreading its tentacles throughout Central America and dealing a blow to the region’s agriculture and natural ecosystems, according to affected villagers, activists and a new report on the […]

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U.S. Offers Up To $1 Million Reward For Information On Bin Laden Son Hamza

on February 28, 2019

WASHINGTON — The United States has offered a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to the “identification or location” of the son of Osama bin Laden, the deceased leader of the Al-Qaeda terror organization. “Hamza bin Laden is the son of deceased former AQ leader Osama bin Laden and is emerging as […]

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This Ukrainian skin remedy—complete with sour cream, oatmeal, and a little bit of sour cream—takes care of your face just like mom would. WATCH NEXT: A Chinese Remedy for Wellness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-guLznQZrns Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-BROADLY Come find us: Broadly | https://broadly.vice.com Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/BroadlyTV Twitter | https://twitter.com/broadly Tumblr | http://broadlytv.tumblr.com Instagram | https://instagram.com/broadly Pinterest | https://www.pinterest.com/broadlytv […]

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https://democracynow.org – In an explosive 5-hour hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen accused his old boss of committing multiple criminal acts before and during his presidency. Cohen provided evidence that Trump had violated campaign finance laws by paying hush money to women, accused the Trump Foundation of committing fraud […]

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