2019-04-25: News Headlines

Winston DeLaurier (2019-04-25). California housing crisis continues with no end in sight. liberationnews.org Rising rents are driving working class Californians out of the neighborhoods they grew up in.

Christopher Black (2019-04-25). Iran Is No One's Colony: US Aggression Escalating to a Level that Threatens World War. globalresearch.ca The American aggression against Iran is escalating to a level that threatens world war. On Monday April 22, the USA declared that it has withdrawn "waivers" given to China, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Italy and Greece, under the …

teleSUR (2019-04-25). Kim Hopes Putin Talks Will Settle Korean Peninsula Dispute. telesurenglish.net North Korea's Kim Jong-un met with Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday during his first trip to Russia since becoming Supreme Leader of the Asian nation. | RELATED: | North Korean Leader Enters Russia To Meet With Putin | "We welcome your efforts to develop an inter-Korean dialogue and normalize North Korea's relations with the United States," Putin said to Ki…

Staff (2019-04-25). Putin Says Kim Is Ready to Denuclearize, With Conditions. truthdig.com The Russian president also claims he is willing to brief the United States on his recent summit with the Supreme Leader of North Korea.

Patrick Galey (2019-04-25). Siren Sounds on Nuclear Fallout Embedded in Melting Glaciers. globalresearch.ca Radioactive fallout from nuclear meltdowns and weapons testing is nestled in glaciers across the world, scientists said Wednesday, warning of a potentially hazardous time bomb as rising temperatures melt the icy residue. |

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plenglish (2019-04-25). Putin Calls for Peaceful Solution to the Korean Peninsula Dispute. plenglish.com Moscow, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin underscored on Thursday the need to a peaceful solution as the only alternative to the dispute in the Korean Peninsula, and called on seeking international guaranties for Pyongyang denuclearization.

RT (2019-04-25). US 'not interested in matching new Russian weapons', but will use nukes if it 'has to'. rt.com Despite a defense budget bigger than the next 7 countries combined, the US says Russia is pulling ahead in a new arms race, and the Pentagon has no choice but to rely on its nuclear deterrent. But how sincere are they being?

Deirdre Griswold (2019-04-24). Koreans say no to Mike Pompeo. workers.org The Democratic People's Republic of Korea has told the U.S. government there will be no more summit meetings this year if Mike Pompeo, Trump's Secretary of State, is part of them. The DPRK has also reaffirmed its policy of self-reliance and independence in building a strong socialist society. DPRK leader . . . | Continue reading Koreans say no to Mike Pompeo at Workers.org

Democracy Now! (2019-04-24). Headlines for April 24, 2019. democracynow.org Trump Says White House Aides Should Not Testify to Congress, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Ignores Congressional Deadline on Trump's Tax Records, U.S. Uses Veto Threat to Gut U.N. Resolution On Sexual Violence, Death Toll from Sri Lanka Easter Bombings Climbs to 359, Saudi Arabia Carries Out Mass Execution of Prisoners, Including Public Crucifixion, Hasan Minhaj Confronts Jared Kushner over His Support of Saudi Crown Prince, Kim Jong-un Arrives in Russia for First Meeting with Vladimir Putin, Malawi Begins First-Ever Malaria Vaccination Campaign, NYT Report: Navy SEALs Were Ordered to Remain Silent on War Crimes, Dr…

Alexander Rubinstein (2019-04-22). North Korea Pleads for Food Aid as Trump Sanctions Noose Tightens. mintpressnews.com As much as Trump likes to rail against the failed policies of his predecessor, he seems to be mimicking them, using North Korea's food shortages as leverage to force the country to denuclearize, a move that DPRK believes would bring about only a swifter death.

Staff (2019-04-21). Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History — Jay and Curry. therealnews.com The threat of nuclear war; the climate crisis; Trump's regime change plans for Iran and Venezuela; and confrontation with China are far more significant threats than election meddling — former Pres. Clinton advisor Bill Curry and Paul Jay join host Jacqueline Luqman…

Ed Rampell (2019-04-19). "Red Joan," Promising a Soviet Spy Thriller, Underdelivers. progressive.org At the height of the Cold War, five members of Britain's nuclear program passed secrets along to the USSR.

Democracy Now! (2019-04-18). Headlines for April 18, 2019. democracynow.org Attorney General Barr to Release Redacted Mueller Report, John Bolton Praises Monroe Doctrine as U.S. Sanctions Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, New U.S. Sanctions to Target Remittances & Companies Doing Business in Cuba, North Korea Tests New Weapon, Rejects Role of U.S. Secretary of State, Trump Administration to End Reporting on Size of U.S. Nuclear Arsenal, Former Peruvian President Alan García Dies by Suicide as Police Move In, Teen Who Threatened Colorado Schools Dead of Self-Inflicted Gunshot, Philadelphia DA Clears Path for Mumia Abu-Jamal to Appeal Murder Conviction, New York Grants Parole to Brink's Heist Ge…

Peace Action (2019-04-08). President Moon's Unenviable Task. peaceaction.org This article was originally published on Common Dreams. When President Moon Jae-in of South Korea meets with President Donald Trump at the White House this week, he may find himself fighting the urge to pour cold water all over Trump, because that's what Trump did to the Korea peace process when he met with Kim …

CounterSpin (2019-03-01). Tim Shorrock on Korea Summit, Jon Schwarz on Elliott Abrams. fair.org Media…

Kevin Martin (2019-02-28). No Hanoi Agreement, But Diplomacy Must Continue. peaceaction.org Washington, D.C. — February 28, 2019 — In response to the Hanoi summit meeting between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un ending without an agreement, Kevin Martin, President of Peace Action and Coordinator of the Korea Peace Network, released the following statement: "It's unfortunate that the Hanoi Summit did not lead to an agreement, however, …

Kevin Martin (2019-02-26). Peace Action Applauds Legislation Calling for Peace Agreement to End the Korean War. peaceaction.org Washington, D.C. — February 26, 2019 — In response to Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) introducing legislation to support diplomacy and the pursuit of peace on the Korean Peninsula, Kevin Martin, President of Peace Action and Coordinator of the Korea Peace Network, released the following statement: "This legislation offers a common sense vision for achieving peace …

Peace Action (2019-02-20). Statement of Pro-Diplomacy Groups Regarding U.S. Policy Toward Iran. peaceaction.org Pro-diplomacy groups representing millions of American voters urge lawmakers to publicly articulate and support the following principles with respect to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) that verifiably blocks each of Iran's pathways to a nuclear weapon and created a much-needed diplomatic relationship between Iran, the United States, and U.S. allies: Support for the JCPOA and …

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