2019-09-11: News Headlines

RT (2019-09-11). Iran thaw coming? After firing chief hawk, Trump hints at lifting sanctions on Tehran. rt.com Days after saying he had "no problem" meeting his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani and soon after firing his hawkish adviser John Bolton, US President Donald Trump has hinted he may lift some sanctions on Tehran. | Iran has been under crippling US economic sanctions since the US unilaterally withdrew lat May from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, or Iran Nuclear Deal). Relations between Washington and Tehran have since deteriorated, with the sanctions accompanied by a military buildup in the Persian Gulf and back-and-forth threats from both sides. | But, speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Trump…

Tyler Durden (2019-09-11). Trump Slams "Mr. Tough Guy" Bolton for Making "Some Very Big Mistakes" theantimedia.com Trump slammed Bolton's "Libyan model" remark in regards to North Korea as "not a good statement to make."

teleSUR (2019-09-11). Germany's Angela Merkel Says Europe to Honor Iran Nuclear Deal. telesurenglish.net Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Europe has chosen to honor the 2015 nuclear agreement deal with Iran which was abandoned by the United States unilaterally last year. | RELATED: | Iran Calls on US to Avoid War Hawks Like John Bolton | The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was signed between Iran and six other countries. While Germany, France, the United Kingdom, China, and Russia kept the deal, Washington pulled out of it in 2018 saying that Iran has breached it by…

Elijah J. Magnier (2019-09-11). Will Iran be a Full Nuclear Power by the End of 2020? No Return to the 2015 Agreement. globalresearch.ca French President Emmanuel Macron failed to promote successfully his Iranian initiative with the US administration despite the initial blessing of his US counterpart. This failure led Iran to make a third gradual withdrawal from its JCPOA nuclear deal commitment, raising …

Amanda Mills (2019-09-11). Japan plans to release Radioactive Fukushima wastewater into Pacific Ocean. nationofchange.org Japan's environmental minister recommended yesterday the country should release more than one million tons of radioactive wastewater from Fukushima's nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean. This plan comes after nearly a decade since the coastal facility had a meltdown caused by a tsunami. "The only option will be to drain it into the sea …

WSWS (2019-09-11). GM Detroit-Hamtramck workers determined to fight as auto contract deadline approaches. wsws.org GM workers at the Detroit-Hamtramck plant, which is threatened with closure, said they were ready to walk out and expressed support for striking GM workers in South Korea.

WSWS (2019-09-11). The struggle of autoworkers against GM, Ford, and Chrysler requires a global strategy. wsws.org Just days before 158,000 US autoworkers face a contract deadline, GM workers in Korea and Mexico have entered the battle, underscoring the need to unify autoworkers across national borders.

RT (2019-09-10). War and whiskers: Freshly-resigned John Bolton gets meme-roasting. rt.com US National Security Advisor John Bolton's departure from the Trump administration has been met with a mix of joy from the MAGA crowd and protests from dedicated neocons, but also with an avalanche of memes. | President Donald Trump announced Bolton's dismissal by tweet on Tuesday, saying he had "disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions," presumably meaning his advocacy for military-enforced regime change in Syria, Venezuela, North Korea and Iran. Bolton insisted that he attempted to resign before Trump's announcement. | Reaction flowed in swiftly, with some commenters in the media lamenting the war-haw…

WSWS (2019-09-10). As contract deadline looms in US, 8,000 GM autoworkers strike in South Korea. wsws.org The issues over which the Korean workers are striking are ones that their American co-workers will readily identify with.

Staff (2019-09-10). Headlines for September 10, 2019. democracynow.org Wilbur Ross Under Fire After Reports of Political Meddling at NOAA, Trump Says "Bad People" from Hurricane-Ravaged Bahamas Trying to Enter U.S., Boris Johnson Dealt More Blows over Brexit Plan as U.K. Parliament Suspended, U.N. Human Rights Chief: Climate Change Greatest Threat to Human Rights, French Summer Heat Waves Linked to 1,500 Deaths, Paraguay: Human Remains Found Under Former Property of Ex-Dictator Alfredo Stroessner, Bangladesh Imposes Mobile Phone Blackout on Rohingya Refugees, North Korea Fires 2 Projectiles After Proposing Renewal of Talks with U.S., Reports: CIA Extracted Russian Informant Who Prov…

United Nations (2019-09-09). Nuclear testing has 'disastrous consequences' for people and planet, General Assembly told. un.org Events commemorating the recent International Day against Nuclear Tests serve as an "important and stark reminder…of the disastrous consequences of nuclear testing on human health and the environment", a top UN official told the General Assembly on Monday.

Staff (2019-09-06). Climate Forum Shows Candidates' Key Differences. therealnews.com At CNN's seven-hour climate town hall, ten Democratic candidates disagreed about fracking, nuclear power, and how much to fund the Pentagon. TRNN's Marc Steiner, Dharna Noor, and Steve Horn discuss.

Staff (2019-09-06). US and Iran "At Cliff's Edge" therealnews.com Iran's president Hassan Rouhani presented an ultimatum of two months to the EU to save the Iran nuclear deal. However, the deal is likely to continue to deteriorate, says The Independent's Patrick Cockburn…

Staff (2019-09-05). Headlines for September 5, 2019. democracynow.org 2020 Dem Candidates Talk Fracking, Green New Deal, Nuclear Energy & More at Climate Crisis Town Hall, Brexit Battle Heats Up as Lawmakers Vote to Block "No-Deal" Scenario, Trump Shows Doctored Hurricane Map as Dorian Hits U.S. Coast After Ravaging Bahamas, Report: FBI Tracking Immigration Activists Who Oppose Trump Policies, Aid Groups Uncover More Human Remains at Arizona-Mexico Border, State Dept. Official Offered Millions to Captain of Iranian Oil Tanker to Divert Vessel, Mexico: Main Suspect in 2014 Ayotzinapa Student Disappearance Acquitted, Denmark Bans PFAS from Food Packaging, Germany Announces Glyphosate…

Ian Gamble (2019-09-02). US conducts ground launch cruise missile test. liberationnews.org On Aug. 18, less than three weeks after scrapping the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, the U.S. launched a ballistic cruise missile from San Nicholas Island, CA.

Peace Action (2019-06-25). Peace Action Endorses Ilhan Omar for Congress. peaceaction.org Washington, DC — June 25, 2019 — Peace Action has announced its endorsement of Ilhan Omar for Congress in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real security through international cooperation and human rights, and support nonmilitary …

Peace Action (2019-06-24). Peace Action Endorses Kara Eastman for Congress. peaceaction.org Washington, DC — June 24, 2019 — Peace Action has announced its endorsement of Kara Eastman for Congress in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real security through international cooperation and human rights, and support nonmilitary …

Peace Action (2019-06-17). Peace Action Endorses Ayanna Pressley for Congress. peaceaction.org Washington, DC — June 17, 2019 — Peace Action, the nation's largest grassroots peace organization, and its affiliate Massachusetts Peace Action, endorsed Ayanna Pressley for Massachusetts' 7th district. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real security through international cooperation and …

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