Tag: Coronavirus Virus

News and Headlines. 9/16/2020

A sign reads ‘Looters Get Shot’ outside a residence in Molalla, Oregon, on Sunday.

Headlines, In The News, Politics, World News, Commentary/Opinion.

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In The News:

Armed civilian roadblocks in Oregon town fuel fears over vigilantism

A sign reads ‘Looters Get Shot’ outside a residence in Molalla, Oregon, on Sunday.
A sign reads ‘Looters Get Shot’ outside a residence in Molalla, Oregon, on Sunday. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Vigilante groups had sprung up on Friday afternoon, after the detonation of a firecracker led to a brushfire on private property that was quickly extinguished.

Civilian residents, some heavily armed, set up at least two roadblocks with cars and household chairs, according to residents and recordings obtained by the Guardian.

Drivers who were stopped said they were asked to identify themselves and their connection to the town and claimed that on at least two occasions, police were on the scene and did not intervene in the illegal traffic stops.

Iranian nationals indicted in hacking of U.S. networks

Two Iranian nationals have been indicted on charges of hacking into American computer networks, stealing data for both personal financial gain and at the behest of the Iranian government, federal prosecutors announced on Wednesday.

Federal prosecutors accused Hooman Heidarian and Mehdi Farhadi, both of Hamedan, Iran, of selling the stolen data on the black market, including to the Iranian government.

Kayleigh McEnany Lays Out Attacks on Police in Past 24 Hours

Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany held a press conference Wednesday where she laid out all the attacks on law enforcement officers in just the past 24 hours.

“These acts are despicable, rhetoric such as ‘defund the police’ is likely to have negative consequences for law enforcement across the country, threatening the safety of our communities,” said McEnany.

3 things you need to know about Black Lives Matter

Commentary/Opinion:
Make no mistake, Black Lives Matter does not care about lives—even black lives.
Liz Wheeler.

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Watch: Protesters Attempt to Block Traffic, Harass Restaurant Patrons in Philadelphia

Demonstrators held signs and chanted “Trump Pence out now” in the streets in response to the president’s participation in a town hall event at the National Constitution Center.

They reportedly attempted to block the highway and tried to stop a police vehicle moving in the same direction.

Nonetheless, another video shows protesters weaving through traffic in the city, which remained at a standstill. Some climbed on top of a bus stop as the crowd chanted, “This is what democracy looks like”:

Another video shows protesters lecturing a group of restaurant patrons as an officer stands nearby:

‘Rogue’ Chinese Virologist Joins Twitter, Publishes “Smoking Gun” Evidence COVID-19 Created In Lab

Dr. Li-Meng Yan
Dr. Li-Meng Yan

On Saturday we reported that Dr. Li-Meng Yan – a Chinese virologist (MD, PhD) who fled the country, leaving her job at a prestigious Hong Kong university – appeared last week on British television where she claimed SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, was created by Chinese scientists in a lab.

FOX NEWS VIDEO: Tucker: From the beginning, the COVID pandemic has been shrouded in lies

commentary/Opinion:
For months, as coronavirus brought the American way of life to a halt, our scientific establishment ignored the most basic question of all: Where did this illness come from?

Coronavirus whistleblower speaks out about possible COVID origin on ‘Tucker’

Chinese whistleblower to Tucker: this virus was made in a lab & I can prove it. Dr. Li-Meng Yan joins Tucker Carlson with insight on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.

FOX NEWS VIDEO: Dr. Marc Siegel responds to Chinese virologist’s claims about origins of coronavirus

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel joins Tucker Carlson with reaction on ‘Tucker Carlson.

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Who’s Dr Li-Meng Yan, why was her Twitter account suspended? All about virologist who says Covid-19 is man-made

Dr Li-Meng Yan (Fox News/YouTube)
Dr Li-Meng Yan (Fox News/YouTube)

Chinese virologist Dr Li-Meng Yan has alleged that Covid-19 was a human-made virus in a lab in China.

As per New York Post, she released a report on September 14 that she says backs up her explosive claim.

The former researcher at the Hong Kong School of Public Health posted a paper on the open-access repository website Zenote.

The paper states her claims on how SARS-CoV-2 could be “conveniently created” in a laboratory setting in six months.

Twitter Suspends Account Of Chinese Scientist Who Published Paper Alleging Covid Was Created In Wuhan Lab

On Sunday afternoon we asked how long before the twitter account of the “rogue” Chinese virologist, Dr. Li-Meng Yan, who yesterday “shocked” the world of establishment scientists and other China sycophants, by publishing a “smoking gun” scientific paper demonstrating that the Covid-19 virus was manmade, is “silenced.”

We now have the answer: less than two days. A cursory check of Dr. Yan’s Twitter page reveals that the account has been suspended as of this moment.

How Many Americans Have Died From COVID-19?

Commentary/Opinion:
Do everyday Americans have accurate perceptions of COVID-19? Will Witt is back on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles to find out. (P.S. Don’t miss the ending!)

Politics:

Mark Meadows says Trump health care plan ‘ready’: ‘executive action with a legislative component’

“It’s ready, we’ve been making a number of tweaks and modifications,” Meadows told reporters Tuesday at the White House.

“I think if we look at legislation, nothing gets done in Congress. They can’t even agree on the corona issue,” Meadows said of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Part of the delay is we had to look at legislative parts, and we had to put it in this box, then we had to figure out what to do administratively. We had to get creative with executive powers.”

“What we can do is bring health care costs down through executive action, and with a legislative component,” Meadows said. He added that he is “not optimistic” that Congress will “come together” on a health care agreement.

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AG Bill Barr Slams Democrats for Demanding ‘Biden or No Peace’: ‘Rule by the Mob’

Matt McClain-Pool / Getty
Matt McClain-Pool / Getty

Barr was in Chicago for Operation LeGend, the federal effort to shore up local law enforcement in several cities that have crime waves in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests and riots.

He said that after crime rates had fallen across the nation for two decades, recent liberal reforms in many parts of the country had created new threats to public safety.

The effect on inner city communities had been “devastating,” Barr said, because unlike “wealthier liberals,” they could not “buy their way out of it” and move to “gated communities.”

Trump campaign asks Twitter to mark Biden coronavirus ad as manipulated media, but company refuses

The Trump campaign on Tuesday asked Twitter to label a video posted by Joe Biden’s campaign as manipulated media over a clip that they say takes President Trump’s words out of context and has been repeatedly fact-checked as incorrect manipulation, but the company declined to do so, according to emails obtained by Fox News.

The splicing is identical to how the Biden campaign cut a video of the Feb. 28 address in a March video that got four Pinnochios from the Washington Post, and was panned by several other fact-checkers.

The president did not say “this is their new hoax” immediately after he said “coronavirus” in his original comments, as the ad makes it appear.

Turning Point USA-affiliated, pro-Trump teenagers violated Twitter policy with coordinated posts: report

Young conservatives who post pro-Trump messages on social media were compared to “trolls” by The Washington Post on Tuesday in an investigation by the paper revealing a coordinated effort that violates Twitter’s policies — but the group said it considers their online behavior “sincere political activism.”

Twitter suspended 20 accounts for or “platform manipulation and spam” after the Post asked the social media giant about them, according to Stanley-Becker.

Senate Homeland Security Committee authorizes subpoenas for testimony from Obama officials as part of Russia probe

The committee on Wednesday held a business meeting to authorize committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., to issue notices for taking depositions, subpoenas, for records, and subpoenas for testimony to individuals relating to the panel’s “Crossfire Hurricane” investigation, the Justice Department inspector general’s review of that investigation, and the “unmasking” of U.S. persons affiliated with the 2016 Trump campaign, transition team and the Trump administration.

The committee further authorized subpoenas for “the production of all records” related to the FBI’s original Russia investigation and the Department of Justice Inspector General’s probe,

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Ingraham: Billionaires and Bolsheviks for Biden

Commentary/Opinion:
Twin forces are propping up the Biden candidacy.

McGrath staffer on Hidden Cam Encourages lying; ‘Don’t talk about policy’ “She doesn’t” support Coal

The U.S. Senate campaign for Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath was caught on hidden camera sharing conflicting viewpoints, imploring staff to appear “more moderate” and neglecting to correct voters who may otherwise vote for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell even if “its not true.”

World News:

Uganda jail break: More than 200 prisoners escape Moroto facility

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The prisoners are believed to have fled into the Mount Moroto hills.
GETTY IMAGES:The prisoners are believed to have fled into the Mount Moroto hills.

The inmates reportedly killed a soldier after they broke out of the facility in Moroto before heading for the hills.

The army and prison officials are pursuing the escapees, who reportedly made off with 15 guns and ammunition.

An army spokesperson said two inmates had been captured and two killed.

The prison facility is built on the foothills of Mount Moroto, on the edge of the town. Local reports say the shoot-out has brought business in Moroto to a standstill.

Iran’s PIJ fires rockets at Israel; EU-Turkey relations at crucial juncture-TV7 Israel News 16.09.20

1) In response to the signing of the “Abraham (peace) Accords”; Palestinian Islamists launch more than a dozen rockets toward Israel’s southern communities – causing both injuries and damage.

2) Iran warns the U.S. not to make a “strategic mistake” after President Donald Trump vowed to respond a 1,000 times fold to any form of Iranian aggression toward the United States.

3) The European Union acknowledges that its ties with Turkey are at a crucial juncture in history, which solely depends on Ankara’s actions in the Eastern Mediterranean in the next several days.

Ex-Facebook employee makes explosive claims that tech giant ignored worldwide political manipulation: report

A whistleblower claims Facebook ignored evidence that fake accounts were used to undermine elections and political affairs around the globe, with overwhelmed junior-level employees left to arbitrarily police malevolent activity,

The bombshell report, headlined, “’I Have Blood on My Hands’:

A Whistleblower Says Facebook Ignored Global Political Manipulation,” was written by reporters Craig Silverman, Ryan Mac and Pranav Dixit after they obtained Zhang’s memo.

“In countries including India, Ukraine, Spain, Brazil, Bolivia, and Ecuador, she found evidence of coordinated campaigns of varying sizes to boost or hinder political candidates or outcomes, though she did not always conclude who was behind them,” the report said.

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Unusual Features of the SARS-CoV-2 Genome Suggesting Sophisticated Laboratory Modification Rather Than Natural Evolution and Delineation of Its Probable Synthetic Route

The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has led to over 910,000 deaths worldwide and unprecedented decimation of the global economy.

Despite its tremendous impact, the origin of SARS-CoV-2 has remained mysterious and controversial.

The natural origin theory, although widely accepted, lacks substantial support.

The alternative theory that the virus may have come from a research laboratory is, however, strictly censored on peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Nonetheless, SARS-CoV-2 shows biological characteristics that are inconsistent with a naturally occurring, zoonotic virus.

Virologist Dr. Li-Meng Yan Claims Coronavirus Lab ‘Cover-Up’ Made Her Flee China | Loose Women

Dr. Li-Meng Yan is a scientist who was working at the Hong Kong School of Public Health when she turned whistleblower on the Chinese Government, after she alleged they knew about the spread of the coronavirus before publicly acknowledging the outbreak.

As a result, Dr Yan claims she had to flee to the US for her own safety and is now determined to spread her findings to the world. She joined the Loose Women from a secret location to tell us why she felt compelled to speak out, even if it meant putting her life on the line.

The Chinese National Health Commission, World Health Organisation and University Of Hong Kong dispute her claims.

Commentary/Opinion:

Jordan Peterson On The Left And Authoritarianism

Jordan Peterson discusses the connection between the far left and authoritarianism.

WOW. If true this IS, a “BOMBSHELL”! We’ve been lied to.

This is unbelievable, but we all had a suspicion. If anyone asks question’s though or tries to find out what’s going on they get buried, banned, barred, outlawed censored. Check it out, take the time, pass it around, write a better Blog, get it out there

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