Monday, October 21, 2019

MixedTimes - Ben Kew

Cuba Disappears Head of Largest Dissident Organization

Cuba Disappears Head of Largest Dissident Organization

Cubadetained José Daniel Ferrer, the leader of the country's largest dissident group the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), this month and, as of press time Friday, has yet to release him.

Russia Urges Syrian Kurds to Ally with Assad

Russia Urges Syrian Kurds to Ally with Assad

Russia will urge Kurdish authorities in northern Syria to open talks with Bashar al-Assad's regime in Damascus, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday amid an ongoing Turkish invasion of Kurdish-controlled areas.

Latin America Takes U.N. Stage to Pressure World to Act on Venezuela

Latin America Takes U.N. Stage to Pressure World to Act on Venezuela

Latin American leaders called on the international community to find solutions to the crisis in Venezuela during the United Nations General Assembly this week, as Nicolás Maduro's socialist dictatorship continues to preside over the most serious political and economic crisis in the region.

Biden Blames His Ukraine Scandal on Trump: Hysteria '18 Out of 10'

Biden Blames His Ukraine Scandal on Trump: Hysteria '18 Out of 10'

Former Vice President and Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe told late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel that it was "hard to avoid" the conclusion that President Donald Trump "committed an impeachable offense" over his dealings with Ukraine.

Military Issues Warning After Mass Shooting Threat at 'Joker'

Military Issues Warning After Mass Shooting Threat at 'Joker'

Military commanders in Oklahoma were warnedthis week of a possible shooting at the theatrical release of the upcoming "Joker" movie afterthe FBI discovered "disturbing and very specific chatter in the dark web.

South Korean Abortionist Kills Wrong Woman's Child

South Korean Abortionist Kills Wrong Woman's Child

A South Korean abortionist accidentally killed the unborn child of a woman who wanted to carry to term after mixing up medical charts, local police revealed on Monday.

Rob Reiner: 'Trump Commits Crimes on a Daily Basis'

Rob Reiner: 'Trump Commits Crimes on a Daily Basis'

Film director Rob Reiner has claimed that President Donald Trump "commits crimes on a daily basis" and is planning to accept the help of Russia in order him "steal" next year's presidential election.

WHO Launches Ebola App in DR Congo to Track Patients

WHO Launches Ebola App in DR Congo to Track Patients

The World Health Organization (WHO)launcheda mobile phone app to help contact tracers monitor cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the organization announced this week.

Chelsea Handler: Trump the 'Perfect Example of White Privilege'

Chelsea Handler: Trump the 'Perfect Example of White Privilege'

Far-left comedienne Chelsea Handler called President Donald Trump as the "perfect example of white privilege"to promote her new Netflix documentary, which sees Handler traveling America apologizing for the benefits she believes she reaped from her white skin color.

Kanye West Reveals Next Album: 'Jesus Is King'

Kanye West Reveals Next Album: 'Jesus Is King'

Rap superstar and fashion mogul Kanye West confirmed the release date of his highly anticipated new album,Jesus is King,while speaking at a Baptist Church in Atlanta on Sunday, new footage has revealed.

Donald Sutherland: Trump and Bolsonaro 'Ruining the World'

Donald Sutherland: Trump and Bolsonaro 'Ruining the World'

Actor Donald Sutherland has urged people in the United States and Brazil to vote their respective leaders, President Donald Trump, and Jair Bolsonaro, out of office over their environmental policies, accusing them of "ruining the world" for future generations.

Indonesia to Move Capital from Jakarta amid Fears of Overcrowding

Indonesia to Move Capital from Jakarta amid Fears of Overcrowding

Indonesian PresidentJoko Widodo announced long-awaited plansto relocate the country's capital from the overcrowded metropolis of Jakarta to a site in sparsely populated East Kalimantan province on Borneo island, local media reported Wednesday.

Chinese State Media Cites Taylor Swift in Attack on Donald Trump

Chinese State Media Cites Taylor Swift in Attack on Donald Trump

The Chinese state propaganda outletGlobal Timescited the words of pop superstar Taylor Swift in an attack on President Donald Trump on Monday after she accused him of "gaslighting" his opponents into questioning their own love for the country.

Alec Baldwin: Trump Wants to Kill America

Alec Baldwin: Trump Wants to Kill America

Actor Alec Baldwin has suggested that President Donald Trump has been trying to destroy America but that he has become "scared" after realizing he is unable to do so.

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