2020-06-03: News Headlines

WSWS (2020-06-03). Microsoft to replace MSN news production workers with artificial intelligence. wsws.org Dozens of workers will be replaced with artificial intelligence software that will automatically select content and manage news production.

John Pilger (2020-06-02). The Forgotten Coup Against 'The Most Loyal Ally'. mintpressnews.com On November 11, 1975, Gough Whitlam, then Prime Minister of Australia, was to inform Parliament about the secret CIA presence in his country, by day's end, he was out of a job.

Staff (2020-06-02). Stir Crazy! Episode #45: Blacked Out. therealnews.com On today's show: TRNN investigative journalist Stephen Janis, "Smart Start Podcast" host Richard Snow, and TRNN executive producer Lisa Snowden-McCray. Hosted by Kim Brown. If you have comments/suggestions for the show please email us at stircrazy@therealnews.com

WSWS (2020-06-02). Julian Assange unable to attend court hearing due to illness as legal travesty continues. wsws.org Assange has a chronic lung condition and his health has been ruined by years of psychological torture and medical neglect.

Thomas Knapp (2020-06-02). Trump's "Free Speech:" Doctrine: Never, Ever, Ever Mention He's a Liar. counterpunch.org On May 28, US president Donald Trump signed an executive order on "Preventing Online Censorship." From the title and the document respectively we can draw to two lessons. First: Never, ever, ever believe the title of a government document. The internal texts of congressional bills and resolutions, as well as executive branch orders, "findings," intelligence

Lindsell CJ, Stead WW, Johnson KB. (2020-06-02). Action-Informed Artificial Intelligence—Matching the Algorithm to the Problem. jamanetwork.com This Viewpoint discusses ways in which artificial intelligence (AI) methods can enhance the use of health care data in detection, prognostication, and prediction; suggests ways in which AI tools might be better developed and deployed; and calls for increased focus on anticipated changes that will be made in the health care system to better benefit from the use of AI.

Flanagin A, Bauchner H, Fontanarosa PB. (2020-06-02). Patient and Study Participant Rights to Privacy in Journal Publication. jamanetwork.com Personal health information is defined as identifiable data related to the past, present, or future health status of an individual. Personal health information has been considered protected health information, which is governed by ethical principles and laws to shield against intrusions into an individual's rights to privacy. However, rapid growth in the volume of electronic health records, access to other health information, and increasing use of personal health data by artificial intelligence, social media, technology, and other companies are threatening the traditional tenets of privacy protections for persona…

Max Blumenthal (2020-05-29). Exclusive images from inside British court expose Assange's un-democratic treatment, physical deterioration. thegrayzone.com Photographs surreptitiously taken inside a British courtroom and provided to The Grayzone show a visibly disoriented Julian Assange confined to…

Max Blumenthal (2020-05-22). 'Los amigos americanos': Nuevos documentos revelan el espionaje de la CIA contra Julian Assange y el papel del financista de Trump. thegrayzone.com Una investigación exclusiva de The Grayzone revela nuevos detalles sobre el papel crítico que la compañía Las Vegas Sands del…

Max Blumenthal (2020-05-19). 'Les amis américains' : de nouveaux documents révèlent l'étendue de l'opération d'espionnage sur Julian Assange. thegrayzone.com Une enquête exclusive de The Grayzone révèle de nouveaux détails sur le rà¥le clé joué par le milliardaire Sheldon Adelson…

Jason Ditz (2020-02-17). DOJ Investigating Former CIA Director's Role in Russiagate. theantimedia.com The Justice Department is investigating the role of John Brennan in the assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

Andrey Areshev (2020-06-01). Coronavirus in a Time of Chimeras. strategic-culture.org Mathew MAAVAK | As the global COVID-19 scourge appears to recede, questions remain over the source and morphology of a virus that had locked down two-thirds of humanity over the first half of 2020. It may take years to satisfactorily decipher this extraordinary episode in human history. | Nonetheless, the novel coronavirus was not germinated in a vacuum. The type of research conducted at the Wuhan Institute of Virology had ominous analogues worldwide. These included the quest for super intelligence and the development of interspecies hybrids or chimeras. | Genetically-Enhanced Competitiveness | What began as a sc…

DJCFPD (2020-06-02). Monday 6/8: Protect the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): A Supreme Court Briefing. indybay.org Online via Zoom & livestream | us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/9115907653714/WN_1Wqv1vWyRsCF3qeT5BmRuA

RT (2020-06-02). GCHQ propagandizing kids as young as four in secretive school 'educational' programs aimed at recruitment — report. rt.com Britain's GCHQ spy agency is running secretive "educational" programs in dozens of schools and disseminating propaganda to children as young as four years old, without the knowledge of parents, it's been revealed. | The intelligence agency is running the programs in at least 40 schools with access to 22,000 children who are potentially being spied on, according to an investigation by Declassified UK. | According to the investigative website, GCHQ officers themselves are operating in at least one of the schools and parents of the pupils involved have not been made aware of the extent of the spy agency's role in…

Paul Antonopoulos (2020-06-02). Will Italy be the Next Country to Leave EU? globalresearch.ca On May 27, the political movement Italia Libera submitted a constitutional bill to the Supreme Court of Cassation demanding a referendum for Italy to leave the EU. After years of discussions, the foundation stone was laid for Italians to debate …

2020-06-02: News Headlines

Staff (2020-06-02). Stir Crazy! Episode #45: Blacked Out. therealnews.com On today's show: TRNN investigative journalist Stephen Janis, "Smart Start Podcast" host Richard Snow, and TRNN executive producer Lisa Snowden-McCray. Hosted by Kim Brown. If you have comments/suggestions for the show please email us at stircrazy@therealnews.com

John Pilger (2020-06-02). The Forgotten Coup Against 'The Most Loyal Ally'. mintpressnews.com On November 11, 1975, Gough Whitlam, then Prime Minister of Australia, was to inform Parliament about the secret CIA presence in his country, by day's end, he was out of a job.

WSWS (2020-06-02). Julian Assange unable to attend court hearing due to illness as legal travesty continues. wsws.org Assange has a chronic lung condition and his health has been ruined by years of psychological torture and medical neglect.

Lindsell CJ, Stead WW, Johnson KB. (2020-06-02). Action-Informed Artificial Intelligence—Matching the Algorithm to the Problem. jamanetwork.com This Viewpoint discusses ways in which artificial intelligence (AI) methods can enhance the use of health care data in detection, prognostication, and prediction; suggests ways in which AI tools might be better developed and deployed; and calls for increased focus on anticipated changes that will be made in the health care system to better benefit from the use of AI.

Thomas Knapp (2020-06-02). Trump's "Free Speech:" Doctrine: Never, Ever, Ever Mention He's a Liar. counterpunch.org On May 28, US president Donald Trump signed an executive order on "Preventing Online Censorship." From the title and the document respectively we can draw to two lessons. First: Never, ever, ever believe the title of a government document. The internal texts of congressional bills and resolutions, as well as executive branch orders, "findings," intelligence

Flanagin A, Bauchner H, Fontanarosa PB. (2020-06-02). Patient and Study Participant Rights to Privacy in Journal Publication. jamanetwork.com Personal health information is defined as identifiable data related to the past, present, or future health status of an individual. Personal health information has been considered protected health information, which is governed by ethical principles and laws to shield against intrusions into an individual's rights to privacy. However, rapid growth in the volume of electronic health records, access to other health information, and increasing use of personal health data by artificial intelligence, social media, technology, and other companies are threatening the traditional tenets of privacy protections for persona…

Richard Silverstein (2020-06-01). Mueller Investigated Former Lebanese Phalangist, Trump Advisor, for Ties to Egyptian Dictator. globalresearch.ca The ranks of Republican consultants are filled by hoaxsters, swindlers and crooks. In the era of Trump, this phenomenon has become even more pronounced. One of them is Walid Phares, a

Max Blumenthal (2020-05-29). Exclusive images from inside British court expose Assange's un-democratic treatment, physical deterioration. thegrayzone.com Photographs surreptitiously taken inside a British courtroom and provided to The Grayzone show a visibly disoriented Julian Assange confined to…

Max Blumenthal (2020-05-22). 'Los amigos americanos': Nuevos documentos revelan el espionaje de la CIA contra Julian Assange y el papel del financista de Trump. thegrayzone.com Una investigación exclusiva de The Grayzone revela nuevos detalles sobre el papel crítico que la compañía Las Vegas Sands del…

Staff (2020-05-22). Stir Crazy! Episode #40: Hero Pay? More Like Zero Pay! therealnews.com On today's show: Founder and Executive Director of Faith Matters Network Jennifer Bailey, "By Any Means Necessary" co-host Jacqueline Luqman, and TRNN executive producer Lisa Snowden-McCray. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Max Blumenthal (2020-05-19). 'Les amis américains' : de nouveaux documents révèlent l'étendue de l'opération d'espionnage sur Julian Assange. thegrayzone.com Une enquête exclusive de The Grayzone révèle de nouveaux détails sur le rà¥le clé joué par le milliardaire Sheldon Adelson…

Aaron Maté (2020-05-18). Exposed: CIA used Sheldon Adelson's firm to spy on Julian Assange. thegrayzone.com The Grayzone's Max Blumenthal reveals explosive new details on the CIA spying and sabotage operation against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange….

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2020-06-01). Pompeo Reups Threats to ICC Over US, Israel War Crimes Probes, Showing White House 'Determined to Prevent' Accountability. commondreams.org "You'll see in the coming days a series of announcements not just from the State Department, from all across the United States government, that attempt to push back against what the ICC is up to," said the secretary of state. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/pompeo-icc-announcements.jpg

Andrey Areshev (2020-06-01). Coronavirus in a Time of Chimeras. strategic-culture.org Mathew MAAVAK | As the global COVID-19 scourge appears to recede, questions remain over the source and morphology of a virus that had locked down two-thirds of humanity over the first half of 2020. It may take years to satisfactorily decipher this extraordinary episode in human history. | Nonetheless, the novel coronavirus was not germinated in a vacuum. The type of research conducted at the Wuhan Institute of Virology had ominous analogues worldwide. These included the quest for super intelligence and the development of interspecies hybrids or chimeras. | Genetically-Enhanced Competitiveness | What began as a sc…

DJCFPD (2020-06-02). Monday 6/8: Protect the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): A Supreme Court Briefing. indybay.org Online via Zoom & livestream | us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/9115907653714/WN_1Wqv1vWyRsCF3qeT5BmRuA

RT (2020-06-02). GCHQ propagandizing kids as young as four in secretive school 'educational' programs aimed at recruitment — report. rt.com Britain's GCHQ spy agency is running secretive "educational" programs in dozens of schools and disseminating propaganda to children as young as four years old, without the knowledge of parents, it's been revealed. | The intelligence agency is running the programs in at least 40 schools with access to 22,000 children who are potentially being spied on, according to an investigation by Declassified UK. | According to the investigative website, GCHQ officers themselves are operating in at least one of the schools and parents of the pupils involved have not been made aware of the extent of the spy agency's role in…

Paul Antonopoulos (2020-06-02). Will Italy be the Next Country to Leave EU? globalresearch.ca On May 27, the political movement Italia Libera submitted a constitutional bill to the Supreme Court of Cassation demanding a referendum for Italy to leave the EU. After years of discussions, the foundation stone was laid for Italians to debate …