2021-05-07: News Headlines

The Canary (2021-05-07). Modi under pressure to impose lockdown amid coronavirus surge in India. thecanary.co Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is facing growing pressure to impose a nationwide lockdown amid a coronavirus surge. | Record-breaking: | Many medical chiefs, opposition leaders, and some supreme court judges have suggested the lockdown seems to be the only option. Hospitals are being forced to turn patients away while relatives scramble to find oxygen. | Crematoriums and burial grounds are also struggling to handle the dead. | People watch burning funeral pyres of their relatives who died of Covid-19 in New Delhi (AP) | On Friday, India recorded a new record of 414,188 confirmed cases in the past 24…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-05-07). Israeli supreme court postpones decision on eviction at Sheikh Jarrah amidst growing protests. peoplesdispatch.org The opposition to Israeli attempts to evict Palestinian residents from Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem to build Jewish settlements has also increased across the occupied territories and around the world…

Anonymous007 (2021-05-07). U.S. Air Force Tests Skyborg Autonomy Core System With UTAP-22 "Mako" Drone. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The US Air Force used its artificial intelligence system to control an autonomous drone for the first time ever in April. | This was announced on May 5th. | The Skyborg autonomy core system, or ACS, was loaded into a Kratos UTAP-22 "Mako" drone for a 130-minute flight test at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, on April 29, according to a service news release. | The Skyborg ACS conducted a basic flight and "responded to navigational commands while reacting to geo-fences, adher…

Moderator (2021-05-07). Chris Hedges on the Ruling Class' Revenge Against Julian Assange. scheerpost.com Art by Mr.Fish] Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Google Play The mistreatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over the past decade has been defined as "psychological torture" by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer. Yet, there is still no real end in sight to Assange's promethean plight. Several months after a British judge blocked his extradition to the U.S. |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-07). Science Saturday: Using AI to reveal causes of complex diseases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Researchers within Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that can uncover causal drivers and relationships embedded within complex biomedical data. Nicholas Chia, Ph.D.,?John Kalantari, Ph.D., and Kia Khezeli, Ph.D., recently tested their machine-learning framework, called Causal Relation and Inference Search Platform (CRISP) on multiomic colorectal cancer samples alongside …

sputniknews (2021-05-07). Ex-Deputy Head of IDF's Intelligence: Situation in Jerusalem is Explosive But Chaos is Controllable. sputniknews.com The recent weeks have seen provocations by both Jews and Arabs. The Israeli police are struggling to keep the flames low and a former Israeli army officer warns it takes only one wrong action for the situation to spiral out of control.

sputniknews (2021-05-07). Israeli Intelligence Boss Holds Talks With Bahraini Top Security Officials During Official Visit. sputniknews.com Israel continues to develop relations with Gulf nations after the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain agreed to normalize relations with Tel Aviv under the Abraham Accords, a diplomatic effort substantially inspired by the previous US executive administration.

_____ (2021-05-06). Drone Whistleblower Jailed Ahead Of July Sentencing. popularresistance.org A federal judge ordered drone whistleblower Daniel Hale's arrest, and United States authorities took him into custody. | On April 23, Judge Liam O'Grady signed an order suggesting Hale violated the terms of his supervised release. An arrest warrant was issued, and on April 28, he was jailed. | Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan, a different judge than the one who has presided over his case, held a hearing on the alleged "pretrial release violation." Hale maintained no violation had occurred, yet the court scheduled a bond revocation and detention hearing for May 4. | The chain of events came after a "special conditio…

Staff (2021-05-06). Military Industrial Complex Exerts Powerful Influence on Biden's Foreign Policy. truthout.org Given how progressive many of the initial Biden administration domestic policy actions have been, its Many commentators have pointed out that Biden's foreign policy…

Global Research News (2021-05-06). Selected Articles: Biden Administration Envisages Using Private Firms to Spy on Americans Via their Online Social Media Activity. globalresearch.ca By The Biden administration is reportedly interested in contracting with private firms to collect information on Americans supp…

teleSUR (2021-05-06). Chile: Supreme Court Holds Convictions Of Catrillanca's Killers. telesurenglish.net Chile's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a prison sentence against seven former military police officers (Carabineros) and one lawyer for the murder of Camilo Catrillanca on November 14, 2018. | RELATED: | With three votes in favor and two against, the Supreme Court's Second Chamber rejected the nullity appeals filed by the convicted Carabineros. The resolution implies that there will not be another trial for the homicid…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-06). Science Saturday: Using AI to reveal causes of complex diseases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Researchers within Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that can uncover causal drivers and relationships embedded within complex biomedical data. Nicholas Chia, Ph.D.,?John Kalantari, Ph.D., and Kia Khezeli, Ph.D., recently tested their machine-learning framework, called Causal Relation and Inference Search Platform (CRISP) on multiomic colorectal cancer samples alongside …

Published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute (2021-05-06). China's Maritime Intelligence, Surveillance And Reconnaissance Capability In South China Sea — Analysis. eurasiareview.com By Felix K. Chang* | (

_____ (2021-05-06). Whistleblower Groups Push Congress For Stronger Whistleblower Protections In AML Act. popularresistance.org On April 30, nonprofit organization the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) sent a letter to members of Congress advocating for stronger whistleblower provisions in the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Act of 2020. The letter is cosigned by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund, Public Citizen, Government Accountability Project, Project On Government Oversight, Whistleblowers of America, and ACORN 8. | "The essence of money laundering is to hide the source of ill-gotten wealth," the letter states. "Without insider information, this multi-trillion dollar highly corrupt international business canno…

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2021-05-06: News Headlines

_____ (2021-05-06). Drone Whistleblower Jailed Ahead Of July Sentencing. popularresistance.org A federal judge ordered drone whistleblower Daniel Hale's arrest, and United States authorities took him into custody. | On April 23, Judge Liam O'Grady signed an order suggesting Hale violated the terms of his supervised release. An arrest warrant was issued, and on April 28, he was jailed. | Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan, a different judge than the one who has presided over his case, held a hearing on the alleged "pretrial release violation." Hale maintained no violation had occurred, yet the court scheduled a bond revocation and detention hearing for May 4. | The chain of events came after a "special conditio…

Global Research News (2021-05-06). Selected Articles: Biden Administration Envisages Using Private Firms to Spy on Americans Via their Online Social Media Activity. globalresearch.ca By The Biden administration is reportedly interested in contracting with private firms to collect information on Americans supp…

Staff (2021-05-06). Military Industrial Complex Exerts Powerful Influence on Biden's Foreign Policy. truthout.org Given how progressive many of the initial Biden administration domestic policy actions have been, its Many commentators have pointed out that Biden's foreign policy…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-06). Science Saturday: Using AI to reveal causes of complex diseases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Researchers within Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that can uncover causal drivers and relationships embedded within complex biomedical data. Nicholas Chia, Ph.D.,?John Kalantari, Ph.D., and Kia Khezeli, Ph.D., recently tested their machine-learning framework, called Causal Relation and Inference Search Platform (CRISP) on multiomic colorectal cancer samples alongside …

Published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute (2021-05-06). China's Maritime Intelligence, Surveillance And Reconnaissance Capability In South China Sea — Analysis. eurasiareview.com By Felix K. Chang* | (

_____ (2021-05-06). Whistleblower Groups Push Congress For Stronger Whistleblower Protections In AML Act. popularresistance.org On April 30, nonprofit organization the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) sent a letter to members of Congress advocating for stronger whistleblower provisions in the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Act of 2020. The letter is cosigned by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund, Public Citizen, Government Accountability Project, Project On Government Oversight, Whistleblowers of America, and ACORN 8. | "The essence of money laundering is to hide the source of ill-gotten wealth," the letter states. "Without insider information, this multi-trillion dollar highly corrupt international business canno…

teleSUR (2021-05-05). WHO To Use Big Data To Detect Future Pandemics. telesurenglish.net The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday announced the creation of a "Global Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence," a Berlin-based research center that will seek to detect pandemics in advance using big data and artificial intelligence. | RELATED: | "Viruses move fast, but data can move even faster. With the right information, countries and communities can stay one step ahead of emergencies and save l…

Moderator (2021-05-05). Corporate Media Keep "Confirming" the Same False Story. scheerpost.com Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0] By Glenn Greenwald / Substack One of the primary plagues of corporate journalism, which I have documented more times than I can count, just reared its ugly head again to deceive millions of people with fake news. When one large news outlet publishes a false story based on whispers from anonymous security state agents with the CIA or FBI, other news outlets quickly… |

teleSUR (2021-05-05). International Repudiation of Judicial Coup in El Salvador. telesurenglish.net Criticism against the Legislative Assembly and the government of El Salvador, headed by Nayib Bukele, as a result of the dismissal of Supreme Court justices and the attorney general continued on Tuesday, while it is expected that in the second plenary session of Congress, convened for Wednesday, more controversial decisions will be made. | The first reactions from social organizations and labor unions came on Saturday and Sunday with demonstrations in several points of the capital, San Salvador, after the unicameral parliament, elected in February, took the decision to dismiss the magistrates of the Constituti…

David Sobelsohn (2021-05-05). At Supreme Court, billionaires argue they're like NAACP in 1958 Alabama. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—In 1958, in the wake of Brown v. Board of Education and the Montgomery bus boycott, and using its power to regulate out-of-state corporations, Alabama demanded the NAACP disclose its Alabama members' names and addresses. Fearing the effect on its membership, the NAACP refused. A unanimous Supreme Court sided with the NAACP. The U.S. …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-05-05). Usurpation of Supreme Court and Attorney General's Office in El Salvador sparks widespread condemnation. peoplesdispatch.org In its first session, the new Legislative Assembly of El Salvador dismissed all the judges from the Supreme Court and the Attorney General, sparking national and international condemnation for what many have called a coup and an attack on democracy…

Valentin Cartillier (2021-05-05). New Zealand breaks ranks with 'Five Eyes' spy alliance over anti-China crusade. peoplesworld.org SYDNEY—New Zealand has seemingly broken ranks with the other members of the Five Eyes intelligence network over their attempt to exert political pressure on China through the network. New Zealand has found that the Five Eyes has overstepped the bounds of its original purpose of intelligence gathering and sharing and that it is now making …

Editor2 (2021-05-05). 'I'm an Intersectional Cisgender Millennial Woman of Color': CIA Goes Full Woke in Widely Mocked Promo Video. orinocotribune.com A recruitment ad for the Central Intelligence Agency featuring a smorgasbord of woke buzzwords has been ruthlessly mocked on social media, with many accusing the spy agency of using 'diversity' to airbrush its shady dealings. | The CIA apparently wants Americans to know that despite its history of toppling democratically elected governments and operating torture 'black sites', it is still very much an equal opportunity employer. | In a promotional video for the agency, an employee explains how she "used to struggle with imposter syndrome," but later rejected the "patriarchal ideas" holding her back, realizing…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-05). Syria, Saudi Arabia To Restore Relations Following Breakthrough Meeting In Damascus — Report. southfront.org File image. | Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief has held a breakthrough meeting with his Syrian counterpart in the Syrian capital Damascus, The unfriendly history of the relations between Saudi Arabi and Syria highlights the importance of the recent meeting. The Saudi delegation which attended the meeting was led by Gen. Khalid Humaidan, head of the Gene…

WSWS (2021-05-05). Defend Julian Assange, jailed for exposing the crimes of American and world imperialism. wsws.org The founder of WikiLeaks has been jailed for more than two years in a British maximum security prison, after seven years of effective imprisonment in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-05). Science Saturday: Using AI to reveal causes of complex diseases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Researchers within Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that can uncover causal drivers and relationships embedded within complex biomedical data. Nicholas Chia, Ph.D.,?John Kalantari, Ph.D., and Kia Khezeli, Ph.D., recently tested their machine-learning framework, called Causal Relation and Inference Search Platform (CRISP) on multiomic colorectal cancer samples alongside …

Eurasia Review (2021-05-05). An Uncrackable Combination Of Invisible Ink And Artificial Intelligence. eurasiareview.com Coded messages in invisible ink sound like something only found in espionage books, but in real life, they can have important security purposes. Yet, they can be cracked if their encryption is predictable. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces have printed complexly encoded data with normal ink and a carbon nanoparticle-based invisible ink, requiring both UV light and a computer that has been taught the code to reveal the correct messages. | Even as electronic records advance, paper is still a common way to preserve data. Invisible ink can hide classified economic, commercial or mili…

sputniknews (2021-05-05). Pompeo Blasts 'Woke' CIA Ad, Says US Can't Risk National Security to Favour 'Liberal Agenda'. sputniknews.com The new rhetoric in the CIA's recruitment video sparked a spate of ridicule online as netizens started to wonder why the agency would suddenly start appealing to the so-called "progressives" in American society in its ads.

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