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Apr 8 2021

France: Police raid Vivienne Palace amid accusations of illegal clandestine dinners

Police could be seen carrying out enquiries during a raid at Paris’ Vivienne Palace on Thursday, following accusations that businessman Pierre-Jean Chalencon had been engaging in illegal clandestine dinner parties during the pandemic. Officers were see taking photographs through windows. A team of five police officers walked down the street, followed by the journalists before driving away. The search took place as the businessman and art collector is suspected, along with chef Christophe Leroy, of having organised lavish clandestine meals with no compliance of the current sanitary rules, regardless of the five-months closure that French restaurants have endured. France is …

Apr 8 2021

Russian military build-up a precaution over simmering conflict in ‘restless’ Ukraine, has nothing to do with Navalny, Kremlin says

Russia is being cautious due to having such a “restless” neighbor as Ukraine, a Kremlin spokesman said, rejecting Kiev’s claim that the military buildup at the border is an attempt to divert attention from Alexey Navalny’s case. Ukrainian security chief Oleksiy Danilov suggested on Wednesday that Russia has been massing troops near its border with Ukraine for one sole purpose: to switch focus from domestic problems, which in his view includes the trial and imprisonment of Navalny, an opposition activist who was jailed for 2.5 years in February for parole violations. The Kiev official was “absolutely wrong” to interpret the …

Apr 8 2021

Minneapolis prosecutor calls pulmonology expert to throw some light on murder charges against Derek Chauvin

Expert pulmonologist Martin Tobin has cast doubt on claims by Derek Chauvin’s lawyers that George Floyd was already in respiratory distress when the former Minneapolis cop began deploying the controversial restraint. Floyd died “from a low level of oxygen,” Tobin pronounced during expert testimony on Thursday, as the hearings against ex-officer Chauvin entered their ninth day. Tobin explained that there was “damage to his brain as you can see,” adding that this triggered a type of arrhythmia that caused the victim’s heart to stop. The prosecution has called expert witness, Dr. Martin Tobin, a prominent pulmonologist who wrote a textbook considered “the …

Apr 8 2021

España: Grupos antifascistas ‘desinfectan’ plaza de Vallecas tras mitin de VOX

Decenas de simpatizantes de grupos antifascistas se reunieron este jueves en a plaza de la Constitución del barrio de Vallecas, en Madrid, para desinfectar el lugar un día después que el partido de extrema derecha VOX realizara un mitin de campaña en en lugar. En las imágenes se puede como el grupo de simpatizantes antifascistas llegar al lugar vestidos con trajes de protección biológica para iniciar las labores de limpieza y desinfección, en las que colaboraron incluso niños. El grupo recibió el apoyo de algunos vecinos del barrio desde sus balcones. El miércoles, el partido de extrema derecha VOX realizó …

Apr 8 2021

Germany: Dozens gather for parade to protest against threat to Roma and Sinti memorial

Dozens of activists from the Roma and Sinti communities gathered in Berlin on Thursday to celebrate International Romani Day and protest against the threat to the future of the memorial for victims of Nazis. The Memorial to the Sinti and Roma Victims of National Socialism, located at Tiergarten, has been a hot topic of debate, due to plans to construct a new train line directly underneath. Participants of the so-called Romaday parade first gathered in Tiergarten in the heart of the German capital to lay flowers at the memorial. After speeches and songs, demonstrators marched dancing to the national music …

Apr 8 2021

Russian YETI HOAX? Siberian governor made officials dress up as BIGFOOT in hopes of tourist boom

A former governor of Russia’s Kemerovo Region has confessed he was so keen to support rumors of a ski resort town being inhabited by Yeti, he told officials to dress up in furs and roam the woods to try and “attract” tourists. Reports of sightings of an elusive ape-like creature known as Yeti, Sasquatch, Abominable Snowman or Big Foot had long been part of the local lore in the Gornaya Shoriya Mountains. Some local hunters have claimed that they’ve encountered the furry two-meter-tall being in the wild, with cryptozoologists and other fans of the supernatural visiting the area from time …

Apr 8 2021

Facebook and Instagram go down for reasons unknown: ‘Something went wrong’

Facebook and Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, have suffered a major outage, prompting users to flock to Twitter to vent their frustration. While both sites have swiftly recovered, no explanation was given for the issue. Tens of thousands of users reported outages on both platforms on Thursday, according to the tracking site Down Detector, with more than 130,000 reports for Facebook alone. Instagram later addressed the issue in a tweet, saying it is aware “some people are having issues right now” and that it would have the problems fixed as soon as possible. Facebook, however, has so far kept …

Apr 8 2021

Hunter Biden’s laptop was his all along, claims Daily Mail’s forensic expert, verifying drugs, prostitution and porn pics

A digital forensics expert has reviewed the contents of Hunter Biden’s infamous laptop, and claims that the contents within – which reveal dodgy business deals, drug abuse and sexual misadventure – are “authentic.” Hunter Biden’s laptop was the subject of a smoking-gun story by the New York Post just three weeks before the 2020 presidential election. Retrieved from a Delaware computer repair store in 2019 and handed to Rudy Guiliani, Donald Trump’s lawyer, the laptop contained a tranche of emails and texts that appeared to implicate the Biden family in numerous foreign corruption schemes, all while Joe was first in the …

Apr 8 2021

Italy: Draghi calls Erdogan ‘dictator’ after Von der Leyen’s Ankara visit

Italian Prime Minister blasted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a ‘dictator’ during a press conference in Rome, on Thursday, after European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was left without a chair at a meeting in Ankara. Draghi also discussed Italy’s reopening, saying it would depend on infection rates and vaccinations. “I think it was not an appropriate behaviour and I was very sorry for the humiliation European Commission President von der Leyen had to suffer,” said Draghi, adding, “with these, let’s call them what they are, dictators, with whom one nonetheless has to coordinate, one has to be …

Apr 8 2021

Reports of multiple people shot at Texas store, suspect remains at large

8 Apr, 2021 21:16 Follow RT on Several people were shot at a store in Bryan, Texas, local media report. Police have launched a manhunt for a suspect that remains at large. Some of the victims are reportedly in critical condition. Police responded to a shooting at the Kent Moore Cabinets store on Thursday, afternoon. At least six people were wounded, some with serious injuries, local media report. On the scene of a reported shooting at Kent Moore Cabinets in Bryan. Will have more info as it becomes available: pic.twitter.com/l12PCpH6O2 — 𝕋𝕣𝕒𝕧𝕚𝕤 𝕃. 𝔹𝕣𝕠𝕨𝕟 (@Travis_L_Brown) April 8, 2021 A nearby …

Apr 8 2021

Crowds of youths pelt N. Irish police with stones on Belfast’s nationalist Springfield Road (VIDEOS)

A week of violence has continued in Northern Ireland, as gangs of youths clashed again with police in Belfast. A line of heavily armored riot officers was pelted with stones, and responded with water cannon. Video footage shot on Thursday evening shows gangs of youths facing off against a line of Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) officers on the predominantly nationalist Springfield Road, lobbing stones and other projectiles at them. As darkness fell, fireworks were launched at police lines. Sporadic fireworks used against police line, which is holding and verbally warning protesters to disperse. There appears to be a …

Apr 8 2021

Who is David Chipman? Biden’s gun czar nominee defended Waco, spent decade in anti-gun activism

US President Joe Biden’s nominee to head the ATF, David Chipman, is a decade-long gun control activist and former federal agent who outright lied about what happened during the 1993 massacre in Waco, Texas. Announcing Chipman’s nomination to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Thursday, the White House said he “served at ATF for 25 years and now works to advance commonsense [sic] gun safety laws.” The agency, still known as ATF – though Biden twice called it “AFT” instead – has been under acting directors since 2015. Word of Chipman’s nomination was leaked on Wednesday …

Apr 8 2021

‘God, help me hate white people’: Associate theology prof penned vitriolic anti-white ‘prayer’ for a ‘BESTSELLER’ book on NYT list

In a shockingly bigoted spiritual plea, Chanequa Walker-Barnes, an associate theology professor at Mercer University, has urged “Dear God” to help her find the “hate” she thinks “nice White people” who aren’t her “allies” deserve. The academic, who teaches pastoral care and counseling, spiritual formation, and reconciliation studies at the Baptist college in Macon, Georgia, laid out her grievances in a poem called ‘Prayer of a Weary Black Woman’ that surfaced in the media earlier this week. Readers were either astonished at or titillated by its open discussion of – and seeming support of – racial hatred. Walker-Barnes implores her …

Apr 8 2021

Millionaire and one of UK’s richest men, Sir Richard Sutton, stabbed to death at country mansion

A murder inquiry has been launched after one of the UK’s richest men has been stabbed to death at his mansion in southwest England, while a woman reported to be his wife has been left in critical condition. Sir Richard Sutton, an 83-year-old hotelier worth hundreds of millions of pounds, was attacked at his home in the Higher Langham area, near Gillingham, Dorset on Wednesday night. Sutton was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the attack, while a woman in her 60s is seriously ill after being stabbed. She was airlifted to Southmead Hospital in Bristol for treatment. Also …

Apr 8 2021

UK: Unrest in Belfast continues around historic peace line dividing nationalist and unionist communities

Unrest in Belfast continued on Wednesday as nationalists and unionists clashed along the historic ‘peace line,’ which divides predominantly unionist and nationalist communities. Clashes broke out as unionists reportedly threw petrol bombs and bricks over the line, while nationalist youth were seen attempting to keep the gate dividing the community closed. Protests were sparked after authorities decided not to prosecute the Sinn Fein party for their alleged violations of COVID measures at republican Bobby Storey’s funeral last year. A further reason for the unrest is the Northern Ireland Protocol aspect of the Brexit deal, which created a de-facto border in …

Apr 8 2021

‘I joked I wasn’t in pain. At that moment, he broke my leg’: Russian MMA star details injury as he fights on with fractured limb

If you need any more evidence that MMA fighters are built differently, consider the evidence of EFC star Uzair Abdurakov who SMILED in the cage after taking a thunderous kick which SHATTERED his leg in the cage. Up-and-coming 25-year-old fighter Abdurakov put his undefeated record on the line in the featured bout of Tuesday’s Eagle FC 35 event in Moscow against another rising star of the Russian MMA scene, Mehdi Dakaev, in the latest event put forward by the Eagle Fighting Championship promotion owned by former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.  And while the fight didn’t exactly go the way that Abdurakov had planned, he …

Apr 8 2021

Almost 19,000 unaccompanied minors entered the US from Mexico in March alone – largest monthly number ever

In just three months, US President Joe Biden, who campaigned on what he called predecessor Donald Trump’s ‘cruel’ policies on migrant children, has seen an unprecedented number of unaccompanied minors enter the country. Some 19,000 unaccompanied minors are being held by Customs and Border Patrol over the course of March, the largest number ever to be apprehended in a single month. The CBP fears the numbers will continue to climb, and are expecting a whopping 26,000 new arrivals daily by September, according to documents leaked to Axios. Also on rt.com ‘Health & safety nightmare’: Texas governor demands closure of migrant …

Apr 8 2021

Netherlands, Portugal latest to ditch AstraZeneca Covid vaccine for under-60s after EMA blood-clot review

Portugal and the Netherlands have become the latest countries to restrict their rollouts of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca after a review by the EU’s drug regulator found blood clots can be a very rare side effect. The Dutch cabinet has been advised by the Health Council, a scientific advisory body, to pause its use of the jab in those under the age of 60 in light of the safety concerns, broadcaster NOS reported on Thursday. The Netherlands’ health minister, Hugo de Jonge, has also said that younger people should be given an alternative vaccine, due to their higher …

Apr 8 2021

UK: Swansea to boycott social media after three players racially abused online

Swansea City head coach Steve Cooper confirmed at a press conference on Thursday that the has decided to boycott social media content for one whole week, starting at 17.00 local time on Thursday, after three players, Jamal Lowe, Yan Dhanda and Ben Cabango have recently been racially abused online. “We’ve had three players in the last seven weeks racially abused on social media,” Cooper said. “The club wanted to make a bit of a stance. It was a collective decision through first and foremost the players, senior manager and staff, myself, coaching staff.” “The stance is saying: we’ve had enough. …

Apr 8 2021

‘Signed my bout agreement like this’: Bellator fan favorite Loureda poses in pink bikini as name & date revealed for next fight

MMA stunner Valerie Loureda has wowed fans with a stunning bikini contract signing snap, as her next opponent and the date of their fight have also been revealed. The Bellator star uploaded a sensational poolside shot to Twitter which showed her relaxing head down and showing off her body in all its glory.  “Just signed my bout agreement bout agreement like dis,” read the caption.  And naturally, her followers weren’t able to contain their emotions. Leaving them in no further suspense, details of the 22-year-old’s next appearance in the octagon have now been revealed.  On May 7, at the Mohegan …

Apr 8 2021

USA: Biden announces steps to curb gun violence ‘epidemic’

US President Joe Biden unveiled new measures to limit gun violence, calling for Congress to approve additional gun control laws on Thursday, while speaking from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC. “Gun violence in this country is an epidemic. And it’s an international embarrassment,” said Biden. The speech comes in the wake of recent deadly mass shootings across the country, in Georgia, and one week later, in Colorado. “This is an epidemic, for God’s sake, and it has to stop,” stressed Biden, reminding the crowd that every day 360 people are shot in the United States. …

Apr 8 2021

China: Officials, experts refute Western criticism of Xinjiang human rights violations

Participants of a conference organised by the Chinese Communist Party in Changchun on Thursday defended Beijing’s position on alleged human rights violations against the Uighur Muslim minority. The event comes as the issue has been at the forefront of the latest diplomatic escalation between China and Western countries In March, the EU, the US, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on China over the alleged human rights abuses against Uighurs in Xinjiang province. Beijing responded to imposing counter-measures against several EU officials. Some Western clothing brands also faced backclash after their refusal to buy cotton produced in Xinjiang. FORUM

Apr 8 2021

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Syria + Video

Meanwhile, Syrian armed media reported that four Turkish soldiers were killed in the attack. FORUM

Apr 8 2021

Not worthy enough for woke brigade? Justice crusader Rapinoe says NBA star ‘showed his a**’ – despite his efforts to HELP women

Women’s soccer star and fervent social justice crusader Megan Rapinoe has hit out at NBA player Draymond Green, despite the latter proposing steps to bridge the gender pay gap. Golden State Warriors ace Green took to Twitter last month to say that women athletes must stop “complaining” and come up with more dynamic ways of bringing more money to their leagues, in turn boosting their salaries. “They’re not laying out steps that they can take to change [the pay gap],” Green said. “So, it’s coming off as a complaint.” “Because the people that can change it, they’re just going to continue …

Apr 8 2021

Austria: Iranian deputy FM meets with IAEA head over nuclear deal

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araghchi, met with IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi, at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna, on Thursday, to discuss the Iran Nuclear deal. Seyyed Abbas Araghchi said that lifting sanctions on Iran was discussed. “In relation to Iran’s nuclear activities, the set of actions that Iran must take to return to full compliance will be determined, then we will adjust and discuss the sequence of actions of the two sides. In our view, the United States should do everything at once, then we will verify, then Iran will do what it …

Apr 8 2021

Italy should stop vaccinating under-60s against Covid and prioritize elderly, PM says

Prime Minister Mario Draghi has said that Italy should stop administering Covid-19 vaccines to people under 60 years old, in a major shake-up of the country’s immunization program that aims to protect elderly citizens. “How can a young person or someone who is not on the [priority] list jump the queue, knowing that he or she is exposing someone who is over 75 or frail to the risk of death,” Draghi told a news briefing on Thursday. Italy had so far not followed many of its European neighbors in prioritizing the elderly for vaccination against Covid-19, despite the country’s high …

Apr 8 2021

Latest Updates on Yemen, 8 April 2021

1- Marib:– Continuation of clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces in the western heights of Marib and Idat al-Ra’a.– The news of the liberation of Sahn al-Jinn base by Ansar Allah is not true and the lines of conflict are far from this base.– Ansar Allah missile attack on gatherings of Saudi-led forces and al-Qaeda militants in north of Marib city.– A commander of the Seventh Military District of the Saudi-led coalition, Mohammad al-Harmali was killed in west of the city of Marib. 2- Saudi coalition airstrikes:During the last 48 hours, the Saudi coalition warplanes bombed 11 times the …

Apr 8 2021

Father of ex-NFL star Adams says ‘football messed him up’ as debate rages over CTE, gun control & race in wake of shooting spree

Hours after the horrific murder-suicide reportedly involving ex-NFL player Phillip Adams in which he allegedly killed five people and himself, the online inquest as to what led to the shooting spree has begun. Former San Francisco 49ers star Adams, 32, has been named as the perpetrator of the violent incident in Rock Hill, South Carolina Wednesday, in which prominent local medical professional Dr. Robert Lesslie, his wife Barbara and two of their grandchildren were shot dead. A fifth man, James Lewis, who was understood to be working on Dr. Lesslie’s home was also killed.  Also on rt.com Ex-NFL star Phillip …

Apr 8 2021

Latest Updates on Afghanistan, 8 April 2021

1- Qandahar:– Taliban rocket attack on Qandahar airport. Taliban reportedly fired six rockets at the airport, targeting army and foreign forces.– Afghanistan DM reported of cleansing Arghandab district entirely from Taliban. The claim is not true and Taliban still has control on the areas west of northern Qandahar road.The photos show Arghistan district which was occupied by Taliban after the army retreated in recent months. 2- Helmand:According to local sources, in recent days conflicts in Helmand province 30 security forces killed and wounded. 3- Badakhshan:Security forces operation in Nasi district resulted in liberation of villages Qoghaz and Shakh Darrah. 4- …

Apr 8 2021

Israel tells International Criminal Court it doesn’t have authority to investigate crimes in Palestinian territories

Tel Aviv has formally responded to the International Criminal Court (ICC)’s plans to investigate possible war crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories, claiming the tribunal does not have jurisdiction over Israel. “Israel has decided to respond to the notice sent by the ICC and make clear it is acting without having the jurisdiction to do so,” the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, in a statement carried by Israeli media on Thursday. “Moreover, it should be noted that Israel is a law-abiding country that is capable of carrying out its own investigation.” Israel had been given until April 9 …

Apr 8 2021

Iranian oil tankers on the way to the Syrian port of Baniyas

The Romina oil tanker turned off its automatic identification system (AIS) while sailing to Syria. According to some sources, the ship arrived in Baniyas port on Wednesday afternoon.The Arman 114, formerly known as Adrian Darya 1, has been sanctioned by the United States for transporting oil to Syria. The last position of this ship has been announced before the Suez Canal.No information is available on the location of the Visam 121 due to the automatic identification system being turned off. Location of Arman 114 oil tanker Location of Daran oil tanker Due to the blockade of the Suez Canal by …

Apr 8 2021

Democrats soar ahead of Republicans in party identification poll, but they have little to celebrate, with independents on the rise

A new poll suggests that Americans are leaving the Republican Party in droves. Democrats aren’t doing much better, however, and, as both parties struggle to define themselves, Independents are on the rise. On the surface, the latest Gallup poll paints a bright future for the Democratic Party. 30% of Americans identify as Democrats, and another 19% consider themselves Democrat-leaning independents. 25%, meanwhile, call themselves Republicans, and 15% identify as Republican-leaning independents. When partisans and their sympathetic independents are rolled together, 49% can be considered Democrats, and 40% Republicans. The chasm in between – made up of non-partisan independents – is …

Apr 8 2021

Incoming asteroid to pass between Earth and the moon, football field-sized space rock to follow

As NASA’s OSIRIS-REx probe bids farewell to the asteroid Bennu, closer to home the space agency has issued warnings about two other space rocks set to come a little close for comfort to the Earth. On April 10, the asteroid 2021 GT3, measuring 19 meters across (roughly the length of a bowling lane) is due to pass between the Earth and the moon at a distance of just 255,886km or 30 times the length of the Great Wall of China. For reference, the average distance between our planet and its natural satellite is just 385,000km, so this flyby is a …

Apr 8 2021

Brazil: Sao Paulo authorities dig hundreds of graves as COVID death rate spikes

Machinery was seen digging a large number of graves at St. Luiz cemetery in Sao Paulo on Thursday, as authorities began to dig up to 600 graves a day in municipal cemeteries, due to the high burial demand caused by the COVID surge. The funeral system is under pressure and has registered an average of 320 burials a day since March. An increase of 70 per cent compared to the month of December. According to John Hopkins University, Brazil is the second worst-hit country in the world by the coronavirus pandemic, with 13,197,031 COVID-19 cases and 341,097 virus related deaths …

Apr 8 2021

Mbappe puts Real Madrid on red alert by REFUSING to extend PSG contract – reports

Wonderkid Kylian Mbappe has put Real Madrid on alert by refusing to extend his contract at French champions Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports from Spain. According to Deportes Cuatro, the 22-year-old has shattered the French outfit’s ambitions of getting him to pen a new deal by informing them of his intentions. Speaking last night in Germany, sporting director Leonardo was tight-lipped on the futures of both Mbappe and Neymar, who are free to walk in 2022. “Soon we’ll talk about concrete things,” the Brazilian club legend said. “We’re also happy to talk about contracts, but today we just want to focus …

Apr 8 2021

Nigerian female fighter captures taekwondo gold while EIGHT MONTHS PREGNANT (VIDEO)

Nigerian athlete Aminat Idrees has taken a gold medal at the National Sports Festival held in her home country, dominating in the mixed poomsae category in taekwondo while being heavily pregnant. The 26-year-old took part in the biennial multi-sport event despite being at an advance stage of her pregnancy. “It’s such a privilege for me. I just decided to give it a try after training a couple of times… It feels really good,” Idrees said after the competition. An inspiring outing by heavily pregnant Aminat Idrees who won a gold medal for Lagos at the ongoing National Sports Festival in …

Apr 8 2021

Hard Times For Turkish Troops In Syria: Convoy Came Under Attack In Greater Idlib

Support SouthFront Turkish forces are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi On April 8, a convoy of the Turkish Armed Forces came under attack in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where several terrorist groups are active. The Turkish convoy was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED) as it was passing on a road between the towns of al-Bara and Ehsim in the southern countryside of Idlib. The targeted convoy was carrying supplies and troops, which arrived from Turkey earlier, to a number of posts in the region. Saryat Ansar Abu …

Apr 8 2021

UK: Myanmar ex-ambassador rallies against coup after being locked out of embassy

Myanmar’s former ambassador to the UK Kyaw Zwar Minn spoke to the press outside the country’s embassy in Mayfair, London on Thursday, having spent Wednesday night in his car after being locked out by Myanmar’s military attache. He insisted he was still ambassador having received no formal information on the contrary and called on the international community to help resolve the ‘mess’. Minn added that the military regarded him as a ‘traitor’ following a 30-year-long career in the army. “This kind of coup is happening in the middle of the UK, in the middle of London. It shouldn’t be happening,” …

Apr 8 2021

USA: George Floyd died from low level of oxygen, pulmonologist tells court

Pulmonologist and renowned breathing expert Martin Tobin told a Minneapolis court that George Floyd’s death was caused by a low level of oxygen in his testimony on Thursday. “This caused damage to his brain that we see, and it also caused PEA arrhythmia that caused his heart to stop,” said Tobin. He added that the result was caused by a number of factors: “He is turned prone on the street, that he has the handcuffs in place, combined with the street, and then that he has a knee on his neck and the that he has a knee on his …

Apr 8 2021

‘Complete sh*t, but happy he’s collecting a pay check’: Mike Tyson trolled after latest bizarre pro wrestling cameo (VIDEO)

Mike Tyson may have his hands full ahead of his mooted exhibition with old rival Evander Holyfield, but the 54-year-old has showcased his fists in a bizarre return to wrestling ring which has left some fans scratching their heads. Tyson’s “Legend’s Only” comeback tour looked set to continue later this year in a third bout against former-rival Evander Holyfield before that bout hit the  buffers, but the boxing legend is clearly keeping himself busy – as he once again dabbled in the world of pro wrestling. ‘Iron Mike’ showed off a physique which would rival pugilists several decades his junior when …

Apr 8 2021

Italy: Horde of pink jellyfish invade Trieste’s water

A giant smack of pink jellyfish invaded the waters adjacent to the Audace pier in Trieste on Thursday, capturing people’s attention with a breathtaking spectacle. Several bystanders stopped to take pictures of the jellyfish forming a pink carpet on the waters. The spotted jellyfish belong to the ‘Rhizostoma Pulmo’ family, commonly known as the barrel jellyfish. Barrel jellyfish swarms are becoming increasingly frequent throughout the Adriatic Sea. Experts believe the jellyfish smack reached the pier due to winds and currents, which pushed them towards it. The pretty creatures floated close to the surface as it is where the water gets …

Apr 8 2021

‘Ghost guns’ & ‘red flags’: Biden calls gun violence an ‘epidemic,’ fires off anti-gun executive orders

President Joe Biden has fired off a number of anti-gun executive orders, including a directive on controversial “red flag” laws. The orders fall short of comprehensive regulation, which Biden has called on Congress to enact. “Gun violence in this country is an epidemic, and an international embarrassment,” Biden declared on Thursday, in a speech announcing six executive orders aimed at tightening up the US’ gun laws. The orders were revealed by the White House a day earlier, and include a directive asking the Justice Department to crack down on untraceable ‘Ghost Guns’ and issue model “red flag” legislation, and a …

Apr 8 2021

Former Muslim Brotherhood leader sentenced to life in prison over incitement of violence in 2013 protests

Mahmoud Ezzat, who served as the acting leader of the Muslim Brotherhood for several years, has been sentenced to life in prison for inciting violence and supplying firearms during the 2013 Egyptian protests. The court ruling comes months after Ezzat was detained during a raid on an apartment in Cairo. and marks the latest crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood since it was removed from power in a coup d’état. The case focused on charges of inciting violence and providing supporters with firearms amid violence outside the Muslim Brotherhood’s headquarters in 2013, with Ezzat’s legal team dismissing the prosecution as being …

Apr 8 2021

Iran And Israel In The World’s Most Dangerous Game Of Battleship

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected] Donation alerts: https://donationalerts.com/r/southfront Gumroad: https://gumroad.com/southfront Or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ,  BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq,  ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 Israeli and Iranian ships in the Red Sea have been subject to regular attacks in recent weeks and months. Tel Aviv and Tehran blame each other but with little evidence to support either side’s claims. On April 6th, an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) cargo ship was struck in an unknown …

Apr 8 2021

Cat & Mouse Game Continues As Houthis Launch More Drones At Saudi Arabia

Support SouthFront Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing The Houthis (Ansar Allah) continue to launch suicide drones from Yemen at high-value targets in different parts of Saudi Arabia. Early on April 8, the group announced that it had launched a Qasef-2K suicide drone at Saudi King Khalid Air Base in the southern province of ‘Asir. The drone is a copy of the Iranian Ababil-2. In an official statement, Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the Houthis, claimed that the attack was successful. He said that the drone had hit its target with high-accuracy. Click to see full-size image …

Apr 8 2021

Spain: First solar panels installed at Canada Real Romani settlement after six-month power outage

Dozens of people gathered at one of Europe’s largest Romani settlements of Canada Real, in the outskirts of Madrid, on Thursday, to show solidarity with over 4,000 residents living for several months without electricity, as some solar panels have started operating. Demonstrators chose the International Romani Day to draw attention to the harsh conditions of the settlers living just a few dozens of kilometres from the capital. “We support the inhabitants of Canada, who have been suffering power outages for the last six months, a basic and fundamental right for health, to be able to educate our children, for leisure, …

Apr 8 2021

Mood disorder diagnosis: Scientists develop blood test to identify mental health issues including depression

Feeling depressed or up one moment, down the next? Soon doctors could have a blood test to diagnose mental health disorders, thanks to research that points to quicker treatments for those suffering from depression. Diagnosing and treating depression and bipolar disorder currently rely on trial and error methods, but researchers from the Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine say they have found a biological basis for mood disorders – and a blood test is being developed for a quicker diagnosis and potential treatment path. Also on rt.com Suffered from anxiety or depression during lockdowns? Actually, you can blame Covid for …

Apr 8 2021

French clergymen ARRESTED over Covid lockdown-breaking mass that saw hundreds of churchgoers flout ‘rule of 6’

A parish priest and another clergyman have been arrested in Paris after breaking not just bread, but also France’s Covid-19 rules, by holding Easter mass for up to 280 worshipers, many of whom were not wearing face masks. The pair were detained on Thursday over the service at the Saint-Eugene-Sainte-Cecile church in Paris on April 3, and an investigation into the incident has been launched, according to French broadcaster BFM TV. Prosecutors confirmed the arrests to local media. The clergymen’s alleged Covid-related breaches include “deliberately endangering the life of others,” “not wearing a mask,” and holding a “gathering of more than …

Apr 8 2021

Ex-NFL star Phillip Adams kills five then himself in South Carolina shooting spree

Ex-NFL star Phillip Adams killed five people, including a doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren, before turning the gun on himself on Wednesday in a shooting spree at a South Carolina home, according to reports in the US. Adams, 32, who spent time on the rosters of the San Francisco 49ers, New England Patriots and others in a five-year stint in the NFL, is understood to have opened fire in a house in the Rock Hill area of South Carolina, around 25 miles outside of Charlotte. Reports have named Adams’ victims as Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, his wife Barbara Lesslie, who …

Apr 8 2021

Ex-NFL star Phillip Adams kills five then himself in South Carolina shooting spree – reports

Ex-NFL star Phillip Adams killed five people, including a doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren, before turning the gun on himself on Wednesday in a shooting spree at a South Carolina home, according to reports in the US. Adams, 32, who spent time on the rosters of the San Francisco 49ers, New England Patriots and others in a five-year stint in the NFL, is understood to have opened fire in a house in the Rock Hill area of South Carolina, around 25 miles outside of Charlotte. Reports have named Adams’ victims as Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, his wife Barbara Lesslie, who …