Banking giant HSBC divests from Israel arms manufacturer — peoples trust toronto

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Human rights groups have claimed a major victory after HSBC, one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, confirmed that it fully divested from Israeli drone manufacturer Elbit Systems, which sells weapons to the Israeli military used in attacks on Palestinians. Vía BlackListed News http://bit.ly/2ESW6VA

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Continued American Occupation of the Middle East Does Not Suppress Terrorism, It Causes It — peoples trust toronto

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Even the neo-con warmongers’ house journal The Guardian, furious at Trump’s attempts to pull US troops out of Syria, in producing a map to illustrate its point, could only produce one single, uncertain, very short pen stroke to describe the … The post Continued American Occupation of the Middle East Does Not Suppress Terrorism, […]

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Android phone facial recognition security ‘tricked by 3D printed head’ — peoples trust toronto

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Popular Android smartphones can be broken into by using a 3D printed head to get around facial recognition technology, according to a Forbes report, revealing its limitations as a security measure.Forbes reporter Tom Brewster says he managed to successfully break into four Android phones by bypassing the facial recognition software with a 3D printed […]

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Canada released Somali Muslim “gangster refugee” who fled U.S. warrant, deportation order — Creeping Sharia

American court, police, and FBI records show Farah’s criminal record, and his gang membership, was far more extensive and serious than he had disclosed.

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Factbox: A field guide to U.N. climate jargon — Reuters: Top News

Representatives from around 195 countries meet in Poland from Dec. 2-14 to agree on the rules of a landmark climate pact. Decades of climate talks have spawned a host of acronyms and jargon. Here is a guide:

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Town grieving loss of four-year-old girl who fell under Christmas float — [h yishmor] National Post

YARMOUTH, N.S. — A grief counsellor was made available for people in the small Nova Scotia town of Yarmouth in the wake of a tragic accident that saw a four-year-old killed during the annual Santa Claus parade. Police say the little girl fell underneath a moving parade float while running alongside it during the procession…

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BBC issues correction to inaccurate Jerusalem elections claim

BBC Watch

As documented here at the beginning of the month, an audio report concerning the municipal elections in Jerusalem that was aired on the BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ programme and in two editions of the BBC World Service radio programme ‘Newshour’ on October 30th included the inaccurate claim that for the first time, a Palestinian candidate was running for a seat on the city council.

BBC erases crucial background from report on Jerusalem election

BBC Watch submitted a complaint concerning that inaccurate claim, pointing out that even Palestinian sources acknowledge that this is far from the first time that an Arab resident of Jerusalem has been on the ballot paper.

The response we received includes the following:

“Thanks for getting in touch about our report on October 30.

We looked into this for you and appreciate you raising the matter with us. You’re correct about a precedent lying elsewhere, so we’ve…

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The Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) Attack on China’s Consulate in Karachi, Ahead of President Xi’s Meeting with Donald Trump — peoples trust toronto

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J The so-called “Balochistan Liberation Army’s” suicide attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi is a serious escalation of the Hybrid War on CPEC designed to put unprecedented pressure on China ahead of President Xi’s planned meeting with his American counterpart … The post The Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) Attack on China’s Consulate in Karachi, […]

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