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          Tin vắn 01.07.2017   


Cảnh sát trước Lebanon Hospital sau vụ nổ súng ngày 30/06/2017.

(AFP)Nổ súng tại một bệnh viện ở New York làm một người chết

Một cựu nhân viên của bệnh viện Lebanon Hospital ở Bronx, New York hôm qua 30/06/2017 đã bắn vào các đồng nghiệp cũ làm một người chết và sáu người bị thương. Thủ phạm sau đó cũng tự sát chết.

Báo chí cho biết hung thủ tên Henry Bello, bác sĩ, 45 tuổi, từng làm việc vài tháng tại bệnh viện lớn này, sau đó bị kỷ luật vì quấy nhiễu tình dục. Ông ta đã mặc áo blouse trắng, giấu súng tự động trong người, lên tầng 16 và 17 của bệnh viện vào khoảng 15 giờ, là giờ cao điểm thăm khám bệnh. Giết người xong, sau khi tự thiêu không thành, thủ phạm đã tự bắn vào mình.

Hiện trường vụ cháy xe bồn làm 190 người chết ở Quetta, Pakistan ngày 23/06/2017.
(AFP)190 người chết trong vụ cháy xe bồn ở Pakistan

Tổng số người thiệt mạng trong vụ một chiếc xe bồn chở xăng bị cháy ở Pakistan đã lên đến 190 người, vì có 16 người bị thương nặng đã không qua khỏi, theo nguồn tin y tế hôm qua 30/06/2017.

Chiếc xe chở 40.000 lít xăng từ cảng Karachi đến Lahore, thủ phủ bang Pendjab, đã bị lật trên xa lộ hôm Chủ nhật tuần trước. Chiếc xe bồn này đã bốc cháy dữ dội vào lúc nhiều người dân gần đó mang xô, chậu đến để lấy xăng.

Công nhân làm việc tại một công trường xây dựng ở Bangkok, 19/06/2017.
(AFP)Thái Lan hoãn áp dụng luật mới về nhập cư 

Chính quyền quân sự Thái Lan hôm nay 01/07/2017 thông báo tạm hoãn áp dụng đạo luật mới về chống nhập cư bất hợp pháp trong vòng 120 ngày, sau khi nhiều lao động nhập cư đã bỏ trốn sang các nước Cam Bốt, Miến Điện láng giềng.

Theo luật mới, những người không có giấy phép làm việc hợp lệ sẽ bị phạt đến 3.000 đô la, còn chủ sử dụng lao động cũng bị phạt đến 24.000 đô la cho mỗi nhân viên bất hợp pháp. Năm 2014, khoảng 240.000 người Cam Bốt cũng đã trốn khỏi Thái Lan vì chính quyền cảnh cáo sẽ trục xuất tất cả những người không giấy tờ, nhưng sau đó họ đã dần dần quay trở lại.

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Cree Egypt

A Cairene said the regime crisis

27/01/2011 The
Source: http://crisdegypte.blogs.liberation.fr/cairote/

Cairo, January 26, 2011. Second day of protests in Egypt after call webcast , and relayed by a few printed newspapers like Al Masry Al Youm and Al Shorouk. Until 25, no one knew what would happen and we joked about the revolution announced by dint of a joke. And what are you doing tomorrow? Ah, tomorrow, I revolution. But the joke was not one. We went down the street and have taken. It was so simple. Why wait so long.

The police intimidation and fear of dying tortured lead to paralysis. That is also simple to understand and that is why we cry. We live for thirty years in fear and falsehood. The Egyptians are friendly, hospitable, peaceful and a joker. Pardon me, reader. It was a lie. We live in fear. Fear of displeasing. Fear of dying of hunger. Afraid to say something wrong and being raped, beaten, humiliated in a police station or in the street before our families and our neighbors. No, reader, Egypt is not alone in moderate Middle East is one of the most sophisticated didacture, the finest, most skillful and most vicious. His talent as despicable? Control information and control what you, outside, think of it. The real talent of Egypt is that of a Master senseless filtering information, disinformation, image creation, isolation of any event likely to snowball. Courage is viral, it is said, when the dictatorship was provided with an effective antidote, the total control of society. Official sources, security forces and Egyptian intelligence count 1,500,000 people. By themselves, they represent nearly 2% of the population.

Scoop. The demonstration on January 25, 2011 is not the first. Events, there are almost daily and for years. 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011. Everywhere the people shouted his anger in the black absolute misinformation. In May 2008, Mahalla, a provincial town famous for its textile industry, thousands of workers without pay had taken possession of their factories, the street, pushed the anti-riot trucks and debunked a giant portrait of President Hosni Mubarak . In Egypt, people have seen these images do not meet the Gaumont Opera. During the events, and to control information leaks, police spotters were posted on trains and checked one by one the passengers bound for Mahalla to arrest journalists and bloggers. Challiss McDonough, VOA, was one of them.

the benefit of his own safety, the Mubarak regime leaves nothing to chance. The state allocates 15 billion Egyptian pounds (2 billion euros) to the Interior cons 4.5 billion (64 million) for education and $ 5 billion for health (71 million). Control information, therefore, at any price. Stop. Beat. Kill. Entertain.

Since January 25, the national television channels broadcast videos, soap operas and shows how essential O on rare tropical. At twenty hours, they air-finally! - Images of riots ... Lebanon, as of course. To date, access to Internet by fixed line is almost stable, but the mobile Internet is much less. Access to Twitter has been blocked on January 25 and then regained 26 to 23:00. January 26, facebook was blocked in the day then restored. Order of the Ministry of Interior, the telephone relay Mobinil and Vodafone are immediately blocked in sensitive areas, that is to say where it manifests .

But that manifests and has called for demonstrations? The Muslim Brotherhood? Fundamentalists? Triple nonsense and balderdash! Shake the specter of Islamism was the sinister strategy of the regime to justify its dictatorship in the eyes of thirty world. That we stop, out of pity and respect for those who pay for their daily bread and their lives, to support this lie worn to the bone. Those who appear, they are Egyptians free, exasperated, united, handled by individual, small, large, Muslims, Christians, atheists, rich and poor. This unit, the slogans that I translate in another post demonstrated forcefully, gaiety, humor and poetry.

But it is difficult, therefore, to communicate, coordinate, inform each other, to know where we are, what we are. You who are outdoors, sometimes in more than we know. These cries of Egypt, I will tell you what I see and read your comments to inform my countrymen on what prevents us from seeing. It is 11:10 p.m.

hours Local. An hour ago Talaat Harb Square (city center), was plunged into darkness. When the police cut the power, it is about to pull the crowd. The following

soon.

          While you were sleeping: 29 June 2017   
Van Niekerk smashes 300m record, Australian priest charged in sex scandal, and Lebanon to build dam over troubled water.
          Lebanon dam planned atop fault line stirs fears   
by Rouba El Husseini Lebanon's government says a dam planned for a valley near Beirut is vital to tackle chronic water shortages, but the location on a seismic fault line has raised fears among residents.
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          Police: Doc hunted ex-colleague before shooting rampage   

Police help people cross the street outside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York after a gunman opened fire there on Friday, June 30, 2017. The gunman, identified as Dr. Henry Bello who used to work at the hospital, returned with a rifle hidden under his white lab coat, law enforcement officials said. (AP Photo/Mary […]

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Police help people cross the street outside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York after a gunman opened fire there on Friday, June 30, 2017. The gunman, identified as Dr. Henry Bello who used to work at the hospital, returned with a rifle hidden under his white lab coat, law enforcement officials said. (AP Photo/Mary […]

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          NYC Hospital Shooter Was Looking for Ex-Colleague, Sources Say   
NEW YORK  —  The gunman who killed a doctor and injured six other people at a New York hospital was looking for a physician he blamed for his resignation from the facility, but that person wasn’t there, law enforcement sources said on condition of anonymity Saturday. And the slain doctor, Tracy Sin Yee Tam, 32, was on Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center’s 17th floor Friday afternoon only because she was covering for a colleague who needed time off, a hospital official said. […]
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          Spiritual Wickedness in High Places: Malachi Martin on The End of Religion (As We Know It)   
Spiritual Wickedness in High Places: Malachi Martin on The End of Religion (As We Know It)
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(Note: The following was one of the last interviews by Malachi Martin before his death in 1999.)

      Ever since Nimrod and the Tower of Babel, the Power Elite have never given up on their feverish dream of a One World Government.

      Former Jesuit Malachi Martin's novel, Windswept House (Doubleday/ Main Street Books), offers a lurid behind the scenes look at a cabal of Vatican insiders who want to use the Roman Catholic Church as a foundation for a politico-religious New World Order.

      The plot of the novel involves a group of Church officials who scheme with a group of like-minded corporate executives to manipulate the Church into a ready-made infrastructure for a One World Religion -- a universal umbrella for everybody from Episcopalians to voodoo practitioners.

      The new ecumenicalism is clothed in Globalist garb. The agenda includes promoting issues like population control, environmentalism and secular humanism, which the plotters hope will eventually lead to the complete secularization of religion. 


      The most outrageous and controversial premise of the novel -- described in great detail in the prologue -- is that a ceremony was performed in the Vatican in 1963 -- an occult ritual which enthroned the fallen archangel Lucifer as the head of the Roman Catholic Church.

      Does Dr. Martin believe that this enthronement actually took place in his novel, which could liberally be described as a roman a clef?

      "Yes, it did," he says emphatically. "Beyond a shadow of a doubt in my mind. But now the place, time, hour etc., are all obfuscated to protect the guilty and save the innocent."

      Was it common knowledge in the Vatican at the time? "Not common knowledge," explains Martin. "But I found out about it by being a member of the Vatican circles that learned these things. It's like everything else. I'm sure there are people floating around Washington, and they know an awful lot about what's going on. Someone says, 'how do you know that'? Well, it's just... we know it."

      The story ofWindswept House continues in present day Europe as an international group of conspirators spanning Church and State plots a one world government on behalf of Lucifer. So are readers to infer that no matter what happens, the Pope and the Church hierarchy are bound to serve the fallen angel?

      "No," explains Dr. Martin. "What it means is that for the moment, Lucifer the biggest archangel, the leader of the revolt against God, has a big in with certain Vatican officials. Enthronement doesn't mean that he rules. It means that they did their best to put him there. The ideal would be to have their man as Pope. In that case then Satan would be enthroned."

      The book goes on to describe how two brothers, one a priest and the other an investment banker, grapple with these awesome consequences as pawns in the game. Meanwhile the cabal of Globalist-oriented Vatican officials and European-based internationalists try to corner the Pope into voluntary resignation so that they can get their man in the Chair of Peter.

      This theme coincidentally is also the basis, albeit in non-fiction form, of Martin's book The Keys of This Blood: Pope John Paul II Versus Russia and the West for Control of the New World Order.

      The upshot? A One World Government is a fait accompli, he infers. What Dr. Martin calls the "millennium endgame" is a competition for a new global hegemony by the key Globalist players. What's interesting is that the novel appears to be a seamless transition from his previous non-fiction work. The reader then is put in the position of concluding that the New World Order is a done deal, that a One World Government is here and now and, as the expression goes, it's all over but the crying.

      But you wouldn't expect Globalist agit-prop from a former Jesuit. Or would you?



The Enthronement of Lucifer in the Vatican

 

And Who Is Malachi Martin?

      Author of 15 books on religious and geo-political topics, Malachi Martin is highly regarded and respected as a world renowned scholar.

      Trained in theology at Louvain, he received his doctorates in Semitic Languages, Archaeology and Oriental History. He subsequently studied at Oxford and Hebrew University in Jerusalem. From 1958 to 1964, he served in Rome, where he was a close associate of the Jesuit cardinal Augustin Bea and Pope John XXIII, as well as a professor at the Vatican's Pontifical Biblical Institute.

      Malachi Martin is the author of many best-selling books including Vatican, Hostage to the Devil, The Jesuits, The Final Conclave, and The Keys of This Blood. Also he was a Roman Catholic priest of the Society of Jesus until 1964 when he left the Jesuits. Why?

      "It was a grave decision," he says. "I could see the way the Church was going, the way churchmen were going in their decisions and all the anchors I had for morality and zeal were being undone. Then when the Vatican Council started in 1962, I could see the way the flow of opinion was going in the Vatican by a group of cardinals from Belgium, Germany and France. They were maneuvering the Church into totally new ecclesiology. I couldn't accept this."

      As an advisor to three Popes, Dr. Martin has had his fair share of romanita, that uniquely Roman methodology of connivance and power politicking. "I started off as an advisor on Judaism," he continues. "I was trained in Semitic languages and I spent a year and a half studying the Talmud... Then my superiors in Rome also found that I understood Judaism very well. They wanted someone to explain it, since they were studying the whole question of Jewish-Christian relations. So I was drafted into helping with that."

      And the outcome? "They produced a document in which they sort of absolved the Jewish people of the death of Christ."

      Based on his research? "No, not on my research," argues Martin. "I was only a cog in the wheel. I didn't agree with the final document either. It went too far. And then there were conclusions about the need for Catholics to study Judaism and get to know them better."

So this was the ecumenicalization of the Church that was going on?

      "That's it in one word," concurs Martin. "And I couldn't agree with the total effect of all that because I thought they went too far."

      Dr. Martin was also involved with Vatican intelligence. What did he do? "Just assessing things in Israel, whatever anti-Christianity there was amongst the Israelis. There was and still is. And what was the position of the Arabs. I used to live in Jordan and Lebanon and Egypt. I knew those places very well and could assess the position of the Church and the various Christian communities."

      The many-talented Dr. Martin is also known as a practicing exorcist and has even written a book about the subject called Hostage to the Devil.

      He says he came up against evil as a force in the world in an uncontrovertible undeniable way in his first exorcism.

      "I was in Cairo and it was evil," Dr. Martin recalls.

      "You know you only have to enter its presence, or for it to enter your presence to know that you are in the presence of something which is summarily evil."

      "It's invisible. You can't see it. But you know it wants you dead. Dead. Dead. And in a horrible way," he repeats in a hypnotic voice. "It's touching your very bones by its presence."

      So how does he explain the phenomenon of demonic possession? "Free will", says Dr. Martin. "For the first time in the work we have been doing for thirty-one years in this corner of the globe, during the last ten years or so, we have found young men and women thirty-somethings or twenty-somethings coming forward and saying, 'Listen I made a pact with the devil. I wanted this woman. I wanted this man. I wanted this job. I wanted this money. I wanted this, this, this, and I made a pact and he gave it to me and now I can't get free of him. He dominates my will. Please liberate me. And then people get to it by means of things like a ouija board or by spiritual seances or channeling."

      Malachi Martin is also known as a serious scholar of apocryphal writings, having authored a book called The Scribal Character of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

      (As an impressive mark of his erudition, Malachi Martin even knew about the alternative Abraham and Isaac story in one of the so-called Pseudepigrapha, the Book of Jubilees. In this unsanctioned version of Genesis, Abraham is commanded to kill his son, but not by God. Instead it is Mastema, a fallen angel known as "the accusing angel" as well as the Tempter and Executioner, who tells the Hebrew patriarch to do the dirty deed. To his credit, of course, Abraham doesn't slaughter his firstborn. When asked why the Genesis version omits details of the fallen angel Mastema as the instigator of Abraham's test, however, even Malachi Martin admits ignorance.)

Bernard Janzen "Fr. Malachi Martin: Camouflaged Apostasy"


The Globalist Imperative

      Like the prissy intellectuals of the 1930s enamored by National Socialism (as well as Fabian Socialism), the current fin de siecle version of internationalists are likewise paving their own road to a Globalist hell with good intentions.

      Using the Hegelian model of history, first there was Capitalism (thesis), then Communism (antithesis), and now there's the New World Order (synthesis), risen from the ashes of the Cold War and the formerly 'competing' ideologies.

      International socialism or corporate fascism (aka Globalism) is, in fact, the trendy philosophy for the end of the millennium. In his book Megatrends 2000, Olympian futurist John Naisbitt calls it "free market socialism," a hybrid economic system that combines welfare state policies with multinational corporate business on a global level.

      Globalism, however, as a secular religion, has a dogma all its own. Its primary belief system is based on the notion that the usefulness of the nation-state is over. In other words, national sovereignty is a thing of the past and a One World Government is inevitable. But... this effort, at least for now, must be couched in cryptic language for the unwashed masses. Otherwise they'd get too upset.

      Globalist spokesman Zbigniew Brzezinski, former Columbia University professor, President Carter's former National Security advisor, and founder of the Trilateral Commission spoke at the Gorbachev Foundation's State of the World Forum in 1995, "We cannot leap into world government in one quick step," he said. "(It) requires a process of gradually expanding the range of democratic cooperation." In plain language, that means people must be further indoctrinated.

      Eurocrat Jean-Marie Guehenno hints at this global hegemony or one world totalitarianism calling it an "empire without an emperor." Guehenno wrote The End of the Nation-State (1995) which was called La fin de la democratie (The End of Democracy) in the original French version. Since nation states are obsolete, he claims, "'wise men' capable of thinking through the finite world that has become our common lot" must be entrusted to guide us into what he calls an 'Imperial Age'." Presumably Guehenno counts himself as one of the ranks of "The Wise Men."

      Most striking though is a chapter in Guehenno's book called "Religions without God", which evokes the image of the humanist shaking his fist at an empty sky. The ultimate reduction of this conundrum for the internationalists is to hint at a "global politburo" to run the world as posited by Paul Mazur in Unfinished Business (1979).

      According to Dr. Martin's nomenclature, Guehenno is one of the Transnationalists -- bureaucrats who believe that Globalism is based on "the development of new and ever wider interrelationships between the governments of the world".

      On the other hand, the Internationalists are "individuals who operate from a power base of finance, industry and technology". Together these groups are the Globalists, the social engineers conniving for the convergence of East and West in the so-called New World Order.


Luciferian Geo-Politics

      For a Churchman, Malachi Martin shows a remarkable familiarity and understanding of Luciferianism, a belief system which hold human wisdom, secular humanism if you will, as its paragon and the fallen archangel Lucifer as the Prince who will rule the world.

      Readers ofWindswept Houseare given the impression that the old traditional Catholic Church is good because the protagonists, Christian Gladstone and his mother are defending it, while we know that the Church has been dedicated to Lucifer. Faced with these two alternatives, the conclusion is that the Roman Catholic Church run by Lucifer is good -- a classic (and incredibly sophisticated) double bind, which is constantly reinforced in the reader's mind throughout the 646 pages of the novel.

      "Well, the Church itself has not been given to Lucifer," argues Dr. Martin. "He was enthroned in the Vatican by Vatican officials. That doesn't mean he possesses the Church yet. The Church anyway is an ambiguous term because it either means the actual physical bloc of churches, convents, libraries, academies, parish houses and cathedrals, the physical plant. Or it means the group of faithful in the state of grace whether they are alive in Purgatory or in Heaven. That is the body of Christ."

      "There has always been, since the fourth century, this organization set up by the Emperor Constantine. But that is not essential for the Church. The Church can exist without it. So that mystical body of Christ has not fallen into Lucifer's hands. The organization to some degree has. That's the difficulty."

      What about the book putting his readers in a double bind? You're presented with two choices. Either A. The Luciferian-controlled Roman Catholic Church. Or B. The Luciferian-controlled New World Order. So where does Malachi Martin find himself?

      "The New World Order is definitely won by Luciferian believers," says Dr. Martin. "There's no doubt about that."

      And then he starts to rationalize their modus operandi.

      "But these are men who came to be and are in their actions at least, humanitarian and philanthropic. They want to wipe out hunger and disease. They want to limit the population of the world. They believe the world is headed for mass starvation. They also want to enter into education. They would like to have an alliance with the Roman Catholic Church and with another pope. This one -- they know would stand in their way in regards to population control because he is deadstart against abortion, contraceptives, genetic engineering."

      And what about "The Process" he refers to in his book?

      Dr. Martin replies that it's the "Luciferian Process" of secularizing every religious mind so that the common mind today would be one which regarded the earth as a planned paradise to be built up. There is no God above the skies, no heaven, and there is no hell beneath the earth. It's complete secularization."

      (John Lennon's classic rock anthem "Imagine" comes to mind. "Imagine there's no country," he sang. "It isn't hard to do. Nothing to kill or die for. And no religion too.")

      But do the Luciferians have a timetable?

      "We are now according to the official doctrine of the Luciferians in what they call "the Availing Time". They have a tradition that in these years they can avail of the time to install the Prince, who is Lucifer, as the greatest power on earth in charge of human civilization and adored by men."

      And to what end?

      "To exalt the power of Lucifer. That is the end in itself. It's the Luciferian purpose. If they don't do it in these years, then it is put off sine die, without resolution. They are very keen on getting it done."

      And what are the next steps in this "Process"?

      "The purpose is to secularize education completely," continues Dr. Martin. "And to eliminate from considerations of life and death -- medicine, sociality, finance, birth, development etc., to free that of any religious presumption whatever. To free it from the superstition of religion so that man is dealt with scientifically and humanly. And that is 'the Process'. 'The Process' is to make the human mind accept that... 'The Process' is whereby all education, primary secondary and higher, college university and all public activity is completely rid of all religious presumptions."

      "There is a layer of satanism, of satanist ritual which prepares people for perfect Luciferian adoption. They have covens and sacrifices and rites. The Luciferians have no rites, you know."

      So dabbling with satanism in these rituals leads to a different form of "commitment" which is Luciferianism?

      "It is a preparation for Luciferianism and there are reversals sometimes," claims Dr. Martin. "You will find a crowd of Luciferians having a satanic ritual as a reminder of things. But they have all passed through in a sense and that involves three things: the infliction of pain without flinching, the infliction of death without flinching, and the use of fire."


Windswept House — Message and Subtext

      In Windswept House, Christians and Luciferians clash over the remains of the Roman Catholic Church. It's a controversial and provocative story, a political thriller with metaphysical implications. It delves into the depths of treachery, intrigue and Machiavellian politics at the highest levels of the Church. As a fact-based novel with frequent lengthy asides on real historical geopolitical events like the fall of the Soviet Empire and the Helsinki Accords,Windswept House is a vehicle for one simple message -- the New World Order is here and now.

      While a group of cardinals scheme to force the Pope to resign his office so they'll be able to install a man who will do the Luciferians' bidding, a priest, Christian Gladstone is called to Rome. Cardinal Maestroianni, a power player and one of the leaders of the cabal, enlists the priest to poll bishops regarding closer ties with the European Economic Community. In fact, however, the Cardinal is assessing the timing for a conclave in which the Slavic Pope would be forced to resign because he has become a stumbling block in the Luciferians' plans.

      From the business side, Paul Gladstone, Christian's brother and an expert in international relations working at a Globalist law firm, is also unknowingly recruited to bring the Luciferian plan to fruition. When the brothers find out they are both being unwittingly used in the schemes of the Luciferians, they join forces. Christian then must reach the Pope to tell him that he is being manipulated to abdicate the Chair of Peter.

      Will the Pope resign? And will he exorcise the Church in time?

      The subtext? It doesn't really make a hell of a lot of a difference. 

Father Malachi Martin: End of Christian Civilization



The Future of the Church Militant

      In his novelWindswept House Malachi Martin expostulates his readers regarding the reasons why the "Slavic Pope" (Pope John Paul II) is so ineffectual. But what is the Pope's agenda as he sees it?

      "I think that from the very start John Paul II for whatever reasons, has sought after one thing and one thing only," says Dr. Martin. The formation of what now appears to be in his mind, a universal assemblage of Catholics at the core; grouped with them the Protestant denominations, sects and churches; grouped around them believing Jews, believing Muslims, believing Hindus, believing Buddhists. And that would be a universal religious assembly that could have a powerful dynamic kick in civilization and in solving the problems of men and women today. That is the only thing you can really say this man has sought heart and soul and body with all his travelling. When he went to churches all over the world, member churches of the Catholic Church in all the countries, he was bolstering the reputation of the papacy and he was speaking Catholic dogma, Catholic belief, Catholic morals. But in reality he was reaching out to everybody. He wanted to make friends with everybody."

      And what about the widespread homosexuality, pedophilia and satanic rituals in the Church, common knowledge he avers known to all Vatican insiders? Since as he wrote Christ is no longer honored in the tabernacle, what does he think will happen?

      "Once the tabernacle is emptied of Christ's real presence, then the Church ceases to be holy and therefore it's going to be entered by the opposite power, Lucifer," says Martin. "And this is taking place now. Not widespread, but it is taking place. There's no doubt about that."

      So will the Church fall on its own? "It's disintegrating slowly," says Martin. "As an organization, it's being marginalized sociopolitically and culturally. And religiously, it's weakening and decaying, obsolescing..."

      "If you look at any country today there are three identifiable components of that State. One, the government. Two, there is industry. Third, there are what we call NGOs, the non-governmental organizations. That's everything from Mothers Against Drunk Drivers to the Catholic Church. And they're just simply lumped together, voluntary associations with as much power as they can grasp but of no special importance. Now fifty or seventy years ago, when an ethical or moral question arose, people and governments looked to the churches. Now they don't any longer."

      And yet another sensitive question. Something doesn't add up. Malachi Martin's a priest. He's supposed to fight evil. Yet his bookWindswept Houseis clear evidence that he's thrown in the towel.

      "Well I don't see evidence of having thrown in the towel," protests Dr. Martin. "Because there's a lot I'm being made to pay for, in the sense that the writer obviously likes and reveres this Pope even though he disagrees with him. The writer also believes in the blessed sacrament. He believes in the Pope's infallibility. He believes in salvation. He believes in hell. He believes in the evil of the devil."

      So why doesn'tWindswept Houseend with Christ victorious in the book?

      Does Dr. Martin believe that the Luciferian forces have won already?

      "No. No. No," insists Dr. Martin. "This is an interim book. It ends in a big doubt -- everybody waiting." This must be what they call the European ending -- as opposed to the American ending where all the loose ends are tied up.

      Then the story shifts into "The Devil, Er, I Mean the Editor Made Me Do It". "The publisher said, 'listen the story isn't finished yet,'" says Dr. Martin. "I had a lovely glorious ending. I had a vision. I had a marvellous thing over the Alps. He cut it out."

      This is an actual editorial decision? "Yes," says Dr. Martin.

      But with all due respect, it almost sounds like Luciferian tampering. Not that anyone wants a saccharine ending. So are readers to conclude that the Luciferians won because of the passivity of the Pope in defending the Church?

      "Well, they haven't won yet," says Dr. Martin on a slightly upbeat note. "We're waiting for this man to do something. He's the Vicar of Christ. I know I'm defending him but..."

      "Readers who call me or write me say, what do we do now? I say, read my next book," he continues.

      With Martin's death on July 28, 1999, his suggestion seems to be a moot point.

      "So perhaps editorially," he concludes, "it was the right decision, but religiously it was the wrong decision. I don't know."

      It's been said that "by their fruits, ye shall know them." Malachi Martin's assent to the so-called "process" is the tangible "fruit" of Windswept House.

      Is the novel a prophecy? Or is it just a warning?

      In any case, the New (Luciferian) World Order that Martin describes puts a religious spin to the whole "process" of history.

It's also clear -- the book is a Luciferian masterpiece.  


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          Two victims remain in critical condition after deadly Bronx hospital shooting   
artolympic/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One of the physicians shot during Friday’s deadly rampage at a New York City hospital remains in critical condition following surgery, officials said. At a Saturday morning news conference, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center’s Physician-in-Chief Dr. Sridhar Chilimuri said the critically wounded doctor has already undergone extensive surgery there and will be transported to nearby Mount Sinai Hospital for additional surgery. “We’re watching to see how he develops,” Chilimuri told reporters. A medical student was also shot during the rampage Friday afternoon and remains in critical condition. Three other hospital staff members who were injured are now in stable condition, according to Chilimuri. The sixth person injured was a patient at the hospital who remains in stable condition and may be released soon, Chilimuri said. Chilimuri appeared optimistic that all victims will ultimately recover. “We think we’ll end up with good outcomes in the end,” he told reporters. The doctor killed in the rampage has been identified as 32-year-old Tracy Sin-Yee Tam, of Queens. New York City Mayor Bill...
          2 victims remain in critical condition after deadly Bronx hospital shooting   
artolympic/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One of the physicians shot during Friday’s deadly rampage at a New York City hospital remains in critical condition following surgery, officials said. At a Saturday morning news conference, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center’s Physician-in-Chief Dr. Sridhar Chilimuri said the critically wounded doctor has already undergone extensive surgery there and will be transported to nearby Mount Sinai Hospital for additional surgery. “We’re watching to see how he develops,” Chilimuri told reporters. A medical student was also shot during the rampage Friday afternoon and remains in critical condition. Three other hospital staff members who were injured are now in stable condition, according to Chilimuri. The sixth person injured was a patient at the hospital who remains in stable condition and may be released soon, Chilimuri said. Chilimuri appeared optimistic that all victims will ultimately recover. “We think we’ll end up with good outcomes in the end,” he told reporters. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called the shooting a “horrific” instance of what appeared to be workplace violence, leaving...
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          Tracy Sin-Yee Tam Identified As Doctor Gunned Down by Henry Bello in Bronx Hospital Shooting   

Tracy Sin-Yee Tam has been identified as the doctor gunned down by Dr. Henry Bello in a Bronx hospital shooting on Friday. Bello, 45, pulled out an AM-15 assault rifle hidden under his lab coat and began firing at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, where he formerly worked, killing Tam and wounding […]

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          8 Ways to Love February in North Dakota   
By ND Commerce Tourism Division

February is the shortest month of the year, so we have to pack in as much as we can to make the most of it. From east to west and towns in between, there is no shortage of indoor and outdoor entertainment this February. For details on these or other events, go to NDtourism.com or call 800-435-5663 or 701-328-2525.

 

Cabin Fever Days

Jamestown
February 6-15

Few events combine skating, hockey, swimming and … dodgeball. Cabin Fever Days is a community celebration that gets people moving outside and inside with an emphasis on family fun. http://jamestownparksandrec.com/programs/winter-activities/cabin-fever-days/; 701-252-3982

 

9th annual Bite the Ice on ‘The Hook’ Ice Fishing Tournament

Parshall
February 7

Annual ice fishing tournament on Lake Sakakawea’s Van Hook Arm. Get out on the big lake, make memories and earn prizes. www.parshallnd.com/bite_the_ice_11.html; 701-862-3459

 

Feast of Nations

Grand Forks
February 7

Go around the world without leaving North Dakota. The 53rd annual celebration will feature demonstrations by Salsa Explosion, the Manitoba Korean Association, Ca Claque, and Brazilian musician Marco Costillo, And don’t forget the cuisine which will include dishes from Russian, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Lebanon, and Senegal.   www.feastofnations.und.edu; 701-777-6393

 

Squirt International Hockey Tournament

Fargo-Moorhead
February 13-15, 20-22, 27-March 1

Help the kids lace up the skates and get out of the way for three weekends of youth hockey throughout Fargo-Moorhead. More than 180 regional teams are expected to compete in the series of tournaments. www.fargohockey.org/page/show/107138-2015-squirt-international; 701-235-4300

 

Heritage Outbound

Fort Clark
February 14

Spend a day learning what life was like for explorers and Native Americans on the North Plains. Snowshoe at Fort Clark Historical site and make your way to Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site for food, stories and more. www.history.nd.gov/events/heritageoutbound.html; 701-328-2666

 

Mamma Mia

Bismarck, February 17

Grand Forks, February 18

Admit it. You tapped your toes to ABBA back in the day. Step back in time as a daughter tries to find her real father in time for her wedding. And enjoy the music of Swedish super-group ABBA as a backdrop.  Bismarck: www.bismarckciviccenter.com/; 800-745-3000. Grand Forks: und.edu/chester-fritz-auditorium/; 701-777-4090

 

ShiverFest

Devils Lake
February 20-22

You can totally golf in February in North Dakota, as long as you’re prepared to play on a frozen lake. ShiverFest makes it possible along with mite hockey, a quilt show, ice fishing, pond hockey, sleigh rides and a motorcycle show.  www.devilslakend.com; 701-662-4903

 

Virgil Hill Boxing

Bismarck
February 28

Boxing Hall-of-Famer and Olympic medalist Virgil Hill launched his great career before packed houses at the Bismarck Event Center so it’s only fitting that Hill’s “One Last Stand” will be back on his home turf. The bout ticket will include several other up-in-coming North Dakota fighters.

www.bismarckciviccenter.com/; 800-745-3000

 

These are just a few events and activities in North Dakota during February. For more information, go to NDtourism.com or phone 701-328-2525 or 800-435-5663

 

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          It's not the Second Amendment's Fault that Inept and Lazy Law Enforcement failed to do their jobs   
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Dr. Henry Bello, was a family medicine physician, a Nigerian born muslim who had been allowed to stay in the United States on a expired work visa while having been arrested for sex abuse charges.  In February of 2015, Dr. Henry Bello, a muslim, resigned in lieu of being dismissed for sending threatening emails to a fellow physician at Bronx Lebanon Hospital.

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He reportedly departed threatening to return and exact murderous revenge.
A background check would have shown that Dr Bellos was a foreign born muslim who had a criminal record that included an arrest for attempted burglary at 5:10 a.m. on April 23, 2003, when he kicked in the door to an ex-girlfriend’s apartment on Buchanan Place in the Bronx.

He was also that rare doctor with an arrest for fare evasion in the New York City subway, this at 5 p.m. on Aug. 12, 2003.

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He was also arrested for sexual abuse, forcible touching, and unlawful imprisonment at 5:15 a.m. on Aug. 29, 2004, on Bond Street in Manhattan. He is said to have grabbed the victim’s crotch with one hand while he lifted her in the air with his other. He began dragging her away.
“You’re coming with me,” he told the victim according to her subsequent account to the police. The police were well aware of Dr. Bello's murderous threats against his co workers, most especially female co-workers. Yet, the police did nothing.  The immigration department did nothing.
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Now, the New York Police Commissioner, the Mayor, and ever liberal crack pot wants to blame guns.  Which, is absolutely ludicrous, the fault not with the gun, but with the inept, lazy, law enforcement officers who knew that there was a ticking time bomb in the form of an unstable, muslim sex offender and potential kidnapper. Yet, the authorities did nothing.  The New York Police and the lax immigration officials who sat by and did not do their sworn duties to protect Americans should go to jail! 
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There should be a Federal investigation and if found negligent people should lose their jobs at the very least. I truly hope there is some financially hungry lawyer who sees the failure of the hospital, the police, immigration to protect both staff and patients from this Nigerian born muslim bent on murder-suicide.  

These are the facts you will not hear from the mainstream media.  


          В ночном клубе в США расстреляли 17 человек, все выжили   

В США в ночном клубе в столице штата Арканзас городе Литтл-Рок расстреляли 17 человек. Врачам удалось стабилизировать состояние одного тяжело раненого, жизни остальных вне опасности, передает АР. Инцидент произошел в клубе Power Lounge рано утром в субботу по местному времени. Обстоятельства уточняются. В Twitter-аккаунте городской полиции сообщается, что инцидент не был связан с активностью стрелка или же террористической атакой. Предположительно, стрельба стала следствием ссоры во время концерта в клубе. О задержанных не сообщается. Корреспондент региональной телекомпании KATV Кимберли Расли пишет в Twitter, что выстрелы прозвучали на втором этаже клуба. По ее данным, еще несколько посетителей получили травмы в результате паники, возникшей после первых выстрелов, пытаясь покинуть здание. Just told by someone who was inside Power Ultra Lounge the shots were fired on 2nd floor of club pic.twitter.com/9YkeYuX4NH — Kimberly Rusley (@KATVKimberly) 1 июля 2017 г. Это второй инцидент со стрельбой за сутки. В Нью-Йорке уволенный из клиники врач устроил стрельбу в больнице Bronx Lebanon Hospital, убив коллегу и ранив еще несколько человек. Он пытался совершить акт самосожжения, а перед задержанием убил себя. Летом прошлого года в ночном клубе Pulse в Орландо произошел кровавый теракт: присягнувший на верность «Исламскому государству»* Омар Матин расстрелял там 49 человек. *»Исламское государство» — ИГ, ИГИЛ — запрещенная в России террористическая организация Источник новости

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          The Future of English in the World of Communication   
English – History

Britain’s colonial expansion established the pre-conditions for the global use of English, taking the language from its island birthplace to settlements around the world. The English language has grown up in contact with many others, making it a hybrid language which can rapidly evolve to meet new cultural and communicative needs.

English in the 20th century

The story of English has been closely linked to the rise of the US as a superpower that has spread the English language alongside its economic, technological and cultural influence. In the same period, the international importance of other European languages, especially French, has declined.

Who speaks English?

There are three kinds of English speaker:

- Those who speak it as a first language

- Those for whom it is a second or additional language

- Those who learn it as a foreign language.


English is remarkable for its diversity, its propensity to change and be changed. This has resulted in both a variety of forms of English, but also a diversity of cultural contexts within which English is used in daily life.

The main areas of development in the use and form of English will undoubtedly come from non-native speakers.

Major International domains of English

  1. Working language of international organizations and conferences
  2. Scientific publications
  3. International banking, economic affairs and trade
  4. Advertising for global brands
  5. Audio-visual cultural products (e.g. film, TV, popular music)
  6. International tourism
  7. Tertiary education
  8. International safety (e.g. ‘airspeak’, ‘seaspeak’)
  9. International law
  10. As a ‘ready language’ in interpretation and translation
  11. Technology transfer
  12. International communication.

English is the most widespread language on the earth, and it is second only to Mandarin Chinese in the number of people who speak it.

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has five official languages: English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese.

In the era of communication, English is gaining a strong position.

English -The most widespread language on the earth - How?


- When an Indonesian businessman meets a customer from Finland, they converse in English.

- Airline pilots flying international routes communicate with their controllers in English.

- 76% of the content of the Internet is in English. (The runners-up are, in order: Japanese, French, German, and Chinese.)

- Out of 193 countries of the world, 43 are English speaking [http://www.aneki.com/english.html]

- English is the second most spoken language in the world

- There are 57 million blogs on the Internet. English and Japanese remain the two most popular languages in the blogosphere. [http://technorati.com/weblog/2006/11/161.html]

- Most people use English language to communicate using SMS.

ENGLISH – COMPUTER LANGUAGES

English and computers have seemed, for decades to go together. Computers and the programs which make them useful were largely the invention of English speaking countries. The hardware and software reflect the needs of English language.

English will continue to be spread via software products and digitized intellectual property.

ENGLISH – THE WORLD

  • English and the International Economy


The shifting patterns of trade and new working practices are affecting the use of English language in complex ways. At present there is a considerable increase in the numbers of people learning and using English.

  • English and global culture

As the number of people using English grows, so second-language speakers are drawn towards the ‘inner circle’ of first-language speakers to the ‘outer circle’ of second-language speakers.

  • English as a leading-edge phenomenon

English is closely associated with the leading edge of global scientific, technological, economic and cultural developments, where it has been unrivalled in its influence in the late 20th century.

In four key sectors, the present dominance of English can be expected to give way to a wider mix of languages:

- The global audio-visual market, especially satellite TV

- The Internet and computer-based communication including language-related and document handling software

- Technology transfer and associated processes in economic globalization

- Foreign-language learning, especially in developing countries where growing regional trade may make other languages of increasing economic importance.

  • A bilingual future

There is a growing belief among language professionals that the further will be a bilingual one, in which an increasing proportion of the world’s population will be fluent speakers of more than one language.

  • Social value shifts

The spread of English has been made more rapid in recent years as a consequence of decisions and actions taken by governments, institutions and individuals.

The economic argument for English also may be challenged as developing countries make more careful evaluations of the costs and benefits of mass educational programmes in the English language.

Language shift

In many parts of the world there are ongoing shifts in the status of English.

In the countries listed below, the use of English for International communication is largely increasing:

- Argentina

- Belgium

- Costa Rica

- Denmark

- Ethiopia

- Honduras

- Lebanon

- Burma

- Nepal

- The Netherlands

- Nicaragua

- Norway

- Panama

- Somalia

- Sudan

- Surinam

- Sweden

- Switzerland

- United Arab Emirates.


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          NYC hospital shooter was looking for ex-colleague, sources say   
NEW YORK — The gunman who killed a doctor and injured six other people at a New York hospital was looking for a physician he blamed for his resignation from the facility, but that person wasn’t there, law enforcement sources said on condition of anonymity Saturday. And the slain doctor, Tracy Sin Yee Tam, 32, was on Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center’s 17th floor Friday afternoon only because she was covering for a colleague who needed time off, a hospital official said. […]
          Doctor fatally shoots 1, wounds 6 at NYC hospital before killing himself   
NEW YORK – A doctor opened fire with an assault rifle Friday inside a New York City hospital where he used to work, killing a woman and wounding six people before turning the gun on himself, law enforcement officials said. The shooting started a little before 3 p.m. ET at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, with 972 beds one of the largest providers of outpatient services in New York. Police said somebody called 911 to report a man with a gun on […]
          Video: Doctor and suspect dead in Bronx hospital shooting, police say   
A doctor and the accused shooter are both dead after a former employee opened fire at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York City, according to police.

          Doctor Opens Fire at Bronx Hospital, Killing a Doctor and Wounding 6 - New York Times   

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          Bronx hospital shooting: Gunman was doctor accused of sexual harassment   

Police vehicles converge on Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York after a gunman opened fire there on Friday, June 30, 2017. The gunman, identified as Dr. Henry Bello who used to work at the hospital, apparently took his own life after shooting others, authorities said.


          Multiple People Shot, Doctor Dead After He Fatally Shot Up NYC Hospital   

According to NBC News 4 , the "disgruntled former employee" shot at least five people at Bronx Lebanon Hospital shortly before 3 p.m. on Friday. The shooter, who police identified as Dr. Henry Bello , remained at large for over an hour before police confirmed he was deceased.


          ISIL under full siege as Syrian Army captures strategic highway: map   
Syrian Army Storming ISIS Pocket East Of Khanasir
BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:55 P.M.) – The Islamic State (ISIL) is in serious trouble in the Khanasser Plain, as they find themselves under a full siege by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA).
The siege began this weekend when the Syrian Arab Army’s elite Tiger Forces seized the Islamic State’s final points along the Salamiyah-Resafa Highway.
According to a military source, most of the Islamic State’s forces abandoned the Khanasser Plain before the siege; however, some fighters remained to fight the Syrian Arab Army.
With no outlet for retreat, the remaining Islamic State terrorists will likely fight till the death before the Syrian Arab Army captures their last positions in the Khanasser Plain.

Syrian Army scores big advance in Aleppo pocket while ISIS turns to suicide bombings

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (5:00 P.M.) – With a large enclave of ISIS-held territory cutoff in the Khanassir Plains of southern Aleppo, the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) Tiger Forces and 30th Division of the Republican Guard scored a major advance on Saturday morning.
After probing the besieged pocket throughout the night, SAA troops under the command of Major General Suheil Al-Hassan wrestled control of the Duryham area, strategic Syriatel hill and a dozen villages neighboring villages, many of which were heavily booby-trapped by ISIS in anticipation of the advance. The last ISIS T-72 tank in rural Aleppo was also captured by the Tiger Forces intact on Friday.
According to an Al-Masdar News military source, ISIS commanders have abandoned the region and left behind only wounded fighters and volunteer suicide bombers to inflict as many casualties upon the SAA as possibly and lock down government forces in the region while a new defensive line is prepared in the Islamic State mainland.
Despite encountering many SVBIED’s, the SAA is expected to impose full control over the vunerable Aleppo pocket in the coming days, either driving ISIS insurgents into the Jabbal Lake or leaving them dead on the battlefield.
Once this SAA offensive reaches its conclusion, the Islamic State will no longer hold a single inch of territory in Aleppo province.
Furthermore, the frontline between the warring parties will be reduced by some 100 kilometers while tens of thousands of SAA troops will be freed for duties elsewhere.

Syrian Army liberates 14 villages in southern Aleppo as ISIS pocket implodes

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:35 P.M.) – The Aleppo-based 30th Division of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), comprised of elite Republican Guard formations, has begun the operation to systematically reduce the ISIS pocket in the Khanasser region of southern Aleppo Governonate. The Khanasser pocket was created just over 24 hours ago after the Tiger Forces imposed full control over the section of highway running from Ethriyah to Rusafa.
Already, a string of settlements within the pocket were rapidly liberated by the SAA today; these have been identified as the villages of Atshanah, Khiribeh, Jib Ali, Hayat, Khanisar, Zabd, Durayhm, Aqyal, Sardah, Hawaz, Qaliaa, Al-Tonyeh, Hamidiyah Gharbiyah and Hamidiyah Sharqiyah. In addition to this, the SyriaTel hill in the area of these villages was also captured by the SAA.
With the closure of the Khanasser pocket, it has now become apparent that the bulk of ISIS forces stationed in southern Aleppo did in fact evacuate whilst the opportunity to do so was open for them. Nonetheless, in the wake of its retreat, the terrorist group heavily-sowed settlements in the Khanasser region with improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and those ISIS fighters who have remained behind (a number which possibly reaches into the dozens) have been tasked with carrying out suicide bombings. These measures have been implemented by ISIS in order to slow down, as much as possible, the advance of the SAA and to inflict, also as much as possible, losses on SAA ranks – all at minimum cost to the terrorist group.
According to Al-Masdar News journalist Ibrahim Joudeh, it is possible that the liberation of the entire Khanasser pocket could be achieved by the SAA within the next 48 hours. As of the time of this report, there are still some twenty-six (26) settlements in the Khanasser pocket yet to be cleared by the SAA.
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          Nigerian Doctor Armed With Assault Rifle Kills 1, Injures 6 at New York City   
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          EUA: uma vítima de ataque em hospital segue em estado grave   

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          Global Spirit Market to 2021 Market Report; Launched via MarketResearchReports.com   

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Global Spirit Market to 2021” research report to their website www.MarketResearchReports.com

Lewes, DE -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/29/2017 -- This publication enables readers the critical perspectives to be able to evaluate the world market for spirits. The publication provides the market size, growth and forecasts at the global level as well as for the following countries:

Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Senegal, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam

The market data covers the years 2010-2021. The major questions answered in this comprehensive publication include:
What is the global market size for spirits?
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          Global Sanitary and Household Paper Market to 2021 Market Report; Launched via MarketResearchReports.com   

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Global Sanitary and Household Paper Market to 2021” research report to their website www.MarketResearchReports.com

Lewes, DE -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/29/2017 -- This publication enables readers the critical perspectives to be able to evaluate the world market for sanitary and household paper. The publication provides the market size, growth and forecasts at the global level as well as for the following countries:
Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam, Yemen

The market data covers the years 2010-2021. The major questions answered in this comprehensive publication include:
What is the global market size for sanitary and household paper?
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How are different product groups developing?
How are the markets forecast to develop in the future?

The market information includes the total market size for sanitary and household paper as well as the market size and trends for the following kinds of products:
Tampons, diapers and other sanitary paper
Paper tissues and handkerchiefs
Paper tablecloths and serviettes
Toilet paper
Other sanitary and household paper

The publication is designed for companies who want to gain a comprehensive perspective on the global sanitary and household paper market. This publication makes it easy to compare across different countries and product groups to be able to find new market opportunities and make more profitable business decisions.

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          Female physician shot dead by Nigerian doctor was covering for another colleague   

Dr. Tracy Sin-Yee Tam, the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital doctor shot dead by a former employee with a grudge, was supposed to be off duty when Dr. Henry Bello showed up. “She normally works in the clinic,” Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Chief Dr. Sridhar Chilinuri said. “Yesterday she was asked to cover one of the physicians who was out.”“She [&hellip

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          Sanitation Manager - Weston Foods - Maplehurst, NB   
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          Manager, Plant - Weston Foods - Maplehurst, NB   
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          Production Team Leader - Weston Foods - Maplehurst, NB   
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          QUAL - Cupio Dissolvi 12" EP - €12.00   
AV!046 QUAL Cupio Dissolvi 12" EP (2017) A1 Cupio Dissolvi A2 A Bloody Blob B1 Rape Me in the Parthenon Lebanon Hanover’s bassist William Maybelline is back with his solo project. After the debut album Sable from 2015, Qual strikes back with a three-track 12” maxi-single. Each one of these new songs explore a different dimension of Maybelline’s approach to Body/Wave electronics. The title-track Cupio Dissolvi is what we may already call classic Qual: gloomy and throbbing, synth-driven and labyrinthine. A Bloody Blob explores new martial slants, with war-like timpani and a marching robot gait. Rape Me in the Parthenon is a 8 minute long dancefloor mayhem anthem scanned by some pounding techno drumbeat and EBM snare and pads. The most alert of you already checked this in some Ancient Methods DJset. By far the most extreme track Qual recorded so far. “Buried in flowers with hands of gold / Buried together we'll never mold” shall be thy epitaph here, as well as your message engraved on virgin vinyl. Cupio Dissolvi is out February 15 on 45rpm 12" limited to 500 and digital
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          QUAL - Sable LP - €16.00   
AV!035 QUAL Sable LP (2015) A1. Sable A2. Spit On Me A3. Flay A4. Benevolent Technologies A5. O' Ornate Spade B1. The Geometry Of Wounds B2. Luxurious Bleedings B3. Putrid Perfumes B4. Desolate Discotheque B5. Rip Doth Thy Scarlet Claws Qual is Lebanon Hanover’s bassist and vocalist William Maybelline. With his solo project he aims to examine his personal view on music, Maybelline moved from the pop touch of well-known and respected main band of his to cruise the slums of darker and even more extreme electronics. To quote William's own words, Qual is about vile visions, despaired in a frowning black tower of pain. Concealed yearns of a desolate heart, trying to scratch that unscratchable rotting itch from within. Centuries of sorrow drenched in gloomy electronics that palpitate like human passions. A call for help. 33rpm black vinyl LP edition housed in UV glossy jackets. Comes with lyrics insert and free digital download coupon.
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          QUAL - Sable CD - €11.00   
AV!035 QUAL Sable CD (2015) 01. Sable 02. Spit On Me 03. Flay 04. Benevolent Technologies 05. O' Ornate Spade 06. The Geometry Of Wounds 07. Luxurious Bleedings 08. Putrid Perfumes 09. Desolate Discotheque 10. Rip Doth Thy Scarlet Claws Qual is Lebanon Hanover’s bassist and vocalist William Maybelline. With his solo project he aims to examine his personal view on music, Maybelline moved from the pop touch of well-known and respected main band of his to cruise the slums of darker and even more extreme electronics. To quote William's own words, Qual is about vile visions, despaired in a frowning black tower of pain. Concealed yearns of a desolate heart, trying to scratch that unscratchable rotting itch from within. Centuries of sorrow drenched in gloomy electronics that palpitate like human passions. A call for help. SECOND EDITION Elegant 4-side Digipak limited to 200 with new CD body
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          ‘Acts of heroism’ amid the horror of New York hospital shooting   

They wasted little time in keeping patients safe when a disgruntled former employee opened fire Friday at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York.

Hospital staffers rushed to shelter the patients inside rooms and barricade the doors.

First responders moved to catch the gunman, put out a fire and end the threat.

And nurses and physicians risked danger to find and treat gunshot victims and move them to safety.

When it was over, two people, including the suspect, were dead and six others wounded. The gunman, Dr. Henry Bello, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, law enforcement officials said. He killed a physician, whom police identified as Tracy Sin Yee Tam, 32. Of the six injured, one was in critical condition, and the others were stable Saturday.

The violence could have been worse if not for the life-saving efforts of first responders and hospital employees, officials said.

"Our hospital staff responded heroically in addressing this situation," hospital spokesman Errol Schneer said.

"Many of our staff risked their own lives to save patients, and the fact that we had only one injury to a patient is truly a testament to the work that our staff did in protecting the patients at all costs."

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio paid tribute to the first responders, nurses, doctors and staff who risked their lives.

"This was a horrific situation unfolding in a place that people associate with care and comfort, a situation that came out of nowhere, but even in the midst of this horror there were many, many acts of heroism," de Blasio said.

Here are a few of those acts:

Barricaded doors

When staff members heard about the "code silver" emergency warning, they rushed into patient rooms to help them take shelter from the gunman.

Hospital staff is trained to care for patients first in shooting situations, said Patricia Cahill, the hospital's chief nursing officer.

"Those nurses took whoever they could and they put them in bathrooms with them, they huddled together and they held, they barricaded the door, they got in the safest place they could," she said.

Ruth Velazquez, an HIV counselor, said employees are ready for situations such as this.

"We locked every single door in that place, every single door was locked, and we put the patients there, we made sure that our main concern was the patients," she said.

Patients who were physically able also helped out. Krystal Rivera, 23, said she was with her hospital roommate, a visitor and a nurse when they heard gunshots.

"I barricaded the door with an IV machine, two chairs and my whole bed," Rivera said.

For hospital employee Gonzalo Corazo, keeping patients safe was his initial reaction to the emergency, he told CNN affiliate WABC-TV.

"That's when I panicked, and then all of sudden my first instinct was the patients, taking care of the patients," Corazo said.

De Blasio said that "doctors and nurses, all the personnel, responded with extraordinary bravery, with cool professionalism. They protected each other, they protected their patients even amidst this horrible situation."

'God bless our first responders'

Wearing a white lab coat, the suspected shooter was able to enter the hospital and go to the 16th floor, where he used to work. Once there, he began shooting an AM-15 weapon.

During the shooting, the hospital's fire alarm system went off, apparently because the suspect tried to set himself on fire, said James O'Neill, the New York police commissioner.

Both police and firefighters quickly responded to the scene, and they eventually found the suspect dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on the 17th floor, O'Neill said.

"There were many things amidst this pain to be proud of today, and God bless our first responders," de Blasio said. "They put the safety of their fellow New Yorkers first, as they always do."

Sridhar Chilimuri, the hospital's physician in chief, praised the speed and professionalism of the New York police, who came into a scene of "total chaos" and established some order.

"We don't work with them every day, but it just seemed to work like a team," Chilimuri said.

Moving the patients

Once first responders put out the fire and gave the all-clear, hospital staff rushed to treat the gunshot victims on the 16th and 17th floors.

As senior officials in the hospital, Chilimuri, Cahill and others went up to the 17th floor and pulled two patients out of the dangerous scene, "literally over dead bodies and blood and gore all over," the physician in chief said.

Staffers began moving those who were seriously injured from floor to floor, picking up doctors along the way to treat the victims' gunshot wounds

"We had trauma surgeons already in the building, we have neurosurgeons in the building, we have hand surgeons in the building, so that obviously helped us expedite the process very quickly," Chilimuri said.

"There were physicians actively working with nursing staff on every floor, so as each patient came off we took them directly to the emergency room so we could work on them quite quickly."

The speed of their efforts "absolutely" helped save lives, Chilimuri said.

"This happening in a hospital, which is well-prepared for it, we think will end up with good outcomes at the end," he said.

Ambulance EMT Robert Maldonado, who was sheltered in a locked room, told CNN affiliate WABC-TV that he and a partner heard someone yell for EMTs. They jumped out of the room and immediately helped a doctor with a gunshot wound in his stomach.

"He was in a lot of pain obviously," Maldonado to the station.

"We carried him nine floors. The police department helped carry, I helped put pressure on the wound, the entrance and exit wound, and the police department, they all just grabbed his legs, grabbed his arms."

Staff also removed patients from the 16th and 17th floors to more established safe areas. They moved between 40 to 50 patients in less than 10 minutes, Chilimuri said.

Even security guards helped with patients and assisted nurses and doctors, going "way above and beyond the call of duty," said Schneer, the hospital spokesman.

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          Lucky at Losing   

Michele Merhib believes it's the failures in her life that have pushed her to entrepreneurial success.

By: Michele Merhib 
Source: http://www.womenentrepreneur.com/2010/11/lucky-at-losing.html

When I was asked to write a guest column and share the secrets of my business success, I immediately became excited about the opportunity to tell my story about being a great loser. I'm the founder of Elements Therapeutic Massage. It's one of the fastest-growing franchises in America, with 75 studios across the United States. I consider myself a winner because I have become one of the luckiest and most determined losers along the way.

I come from a long line of losers. My father's side of the family escaped a famine in Lebanon during World War I that wiped out almost a third of the country's population. My mother's side fled Germany after their home was bombed during World War II. My ancestors on both sides lost their homes and almost lost their lives. Yet they persevered. They had a determination not only to survive but thrive.

When I was growing up, both my parents owned businesses. But their entrepreneurial dreams were tested. My mother ruptured a disc in her back, wound up in the hospital and lost her business in the process, because it couldn't run without her. My father lost his business during the Oklahoma oil bust in the 1980s. I like to say that my ancestors and parents walked so I could run. The fact that my relatives were able to keep going in spite of adversity set an incredible example for me to follow. In fact, I followed along almost too well. The losing part, that is.

In the late 1990s I was a practicing occupational therapist and director of a rehabilitation department. I was in corporate America with a steady paycheck and predictable hours. HMOs and PPOs were changing the face of health care. But behind the scenes, I was changing, too. I decided to leave the health-care industry to pursue a certificate in massage therapy. I made this choice so I would have a more flexible schedule and more time with my teenage son and daughter. People thought I was crazy, and sometimes I thought they might be right, but I felt driven to become a massage therapist.

When I finished school, I went into business for myself. I rented a massage room at a local country club. I had officially arrived. I had my dream job. No more corporate pressure, red tape, unhappy employees and low morale. It was just me and a steady stream of clients.

Then, about a year into my bliss, my family's losing streak struck me when the country club was sold. The new owners did not want massage therapy, and I lost my first business location.

The cliché is true. Losing that location was one of the best things that ever happened to me. It did not feel like it at the time. In fact, I left kicking and screaming. I was comfortable, happy, and everything seemed to be clicking. But once I quit fighting my fate, I took a step forward. I secured a retail space and opened a retail massage studio. I was no longer a room renter. I was involved in the construction process, developing business systems and hiring employees. This was the first of many experiences that taught me a great life lesson: What may seem frustrating at the time is an opportunity to grow. Being pushed out of the country club opened a new door for me, and I ran through it.

My idea was to open a general wellness center. Therapeutic massage would be just one of many services. I could see it all so clearly in my mind. The clients, however, saw something different. Demand dictated supply, and therapeutic massage became my core business. Being a rookie business owner, I had to lose my vision of the business I thought it should be in order to grow the successful business it needed to be. I let go of some employees so I could hire more massage therapists. That's where the demand was, and I had to lose in order to win. And, boy, did I win.

Business grew. Demand grew. I opened a second location. And within a year, I signed a contract with Fitness Together Holdings Inc. to franchise the concept. Some might think I was giving it all away. But I knew I had to lose my tight hold on things in order for a good business to become a great national chain. I could only do so much by myself.

Our agreement was simple. As founder of the newly created Elements Therapeutic Massage franchise, I would share the business systems I had created with future franchisees. I would help with training and real-world knowledge.

I also remained an active franchise owner with two renamed Elements Therapeutic Massage studios during the network's growth. That earned me great credibility as the chain expanded. I got to share what I experienced at the store level -- the same experiences that franchisees experience in their markets. I might have a corporate title, but I've spent my time behind the front counter. And that has been invaluable to my peers in an ever-growing system.

In return for all that, Fitness Together has embraced a sister brand that has grown into a national chain. Despite the challenging economy, we continue to add studios, and studios continue to add clients. Not that it's been easy. In a tight economy, even I, the founder of a national chain, had to tighten my belt. These days, I have a great business partner and co-owner, and we now have three Elements Therapeutic Massage studios. We also oversee a great team of 45 employees. Our most important obligation as business owners is to make payroll for our businesses.

But when client bookings grew lean because of the depressed economy in 2008-09, I was faced with a tough decision. I could pay my studio managers, or I could pay myself. My partner and I agreed that we had to lose the studio managers and re-enter the daily operations of the business. I felt like I had lost again. Why did I have to go back and manage a studio again?

Once again, I learned that a loss can be a blessing in disguise. It had been a while since I actively managed a studio on a day-to-day basis. In the previous months and years, I had spent as much time traveling to association meetings for the massage industry and visiting with franchisees at their studios as I spent in my own studios in Colorado. Here was a chance to revisit the nitty-gritty. What I learned from this new challenge is that the systems work if we work them. I like to say that losing my studio managers was a way for me to gain back my confidence in the business and in our systems. They're as good today as they were when I created them. In fact, they're better due to the contributions of our amazing franchise owners.

We've weathered the economic storm nicely, and we're stronger today because of it. Now I'm back to planning my regular travel to franchise studios across the U.S. network for 2011. And I will share not only best practices from when I first created the business, but also best practices of today. We are all in this together, which is a lot better than trying to figure everything out on your own.

So for me, losing turned out to be a pretty great thing. Sure, I could have kept a successful business all to myself, stayed in my first location, kept a watchful eye on every aspect of my little domain, and never ventured outside that comfort zone. And I would have a small therapeutic massage studio with a limited number of people I could touch in positive ways. I would be owner and operator of an independent business. And everyone else would be my competitor.

But I decided to be a loser. I let go of some of that control in order to share the wealth with others. And today there are 75 other studios in my same business, with the same name, who are not my competitors. That makes me the luckiest loser in the world.

Michele Merhib is the founder of Elements Therapeutic Massage, based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. She owns three Colorado studios and has been franchising the concept since 2006. There are now 75 franchise locations in the U.S. 


          ΗΠΑ: Ένοπλη επίθεση σε νοσοκομείο με έναν νεκρό και 6 τραυματίες   

Ένας άντρας, που φέρεται να ήταν γιατρός στο Bronx Lebanon Hospital της Νέας Υόρκης, άνοιξε πυρ εντός του νοσοκομείου, με ένα όπλο το οποίο έκρυβε κάτω από τη λευκή εργαστηριακή ρόμπα του, σκοτώνοντας τουλάχιστον έναν και τραυματίζοντας άλλους έξι, πριν όπως φαίνεται αυτοκτονήσει, σύμφωνα με την Αστυνομία.

Δράστης είναι ένας πρώην γιατρός του νοσοκομείου Lebanon, στο Μπρονξ της Νέας Υόρκης εισέβαλε με πυροβόλο όπλο και πυροβόλησε κατά τουλάχιστον 6 ανθρώπων στις 14:50 τοπική ώρα.

Ο 35χρονος Χένρι Μπίλοου εισήλθε στους χώρους του νοσοκομείου από το οποίο είχε απολυθεί πριν από μερικούς μήνες με ιατρική περιβολή και το πυροβόλο όπλο καλά κρυμμένο και, αφού ανέβηκε στον 17ο όροφο του νοσοκομείου, άνοιξε πυρ κατά τουλάχιστον 6 πρώην συναδέλφων του.

Αστυνομικοί ακροβολίστηκαν στη στέγη του κτιρίου, με τα όπλα παρατεταμένα ενώ όσοι ήταν εντός του νοσοκομείου έλαβαν εντολή να κρυφτούν. Το FBI ανέφερε, τις πρώτες ώρες τουλάχιστον, πως το περιστατικό δεν φαίνεται να έχει σχέση με τρομοκρατία.

«Πίστευα ότι θα πεθάνω» είπε ο Renaldo Del Villar, ένας 55χρονος ασθενής που ήταν σε δωμάτιο του 3ου ορόφου δεχόμενος τις πρώτες βοήθειες για χτύπημα χαμηλά στην πλάτη. Χτύπησε ο συναγερμός και η αστυνομία έκανε λόγο για ένοπλο «εν ενεργεία». Κάποιος στο μεγάφωνο ανακοίνωσε «Code Silver» (σ.σ. κωδικός για ένοπλο ή κατάσταση ομηρείας).

Ο άνδρας φέρεται να αποπειράθηκε να αυτοπυρποληθεί κάποια στιγμή, ενώ όταν η αστυνομία εισέβαλε τον βρήκε να έχει αυτοκτονήσει με το όπλο του, σύμφωνα με τους αξιωματούχους που επικαλέστηκε το Ρόιτερς.


          Doctor Opens Fire at Bronx Hospital, Killing a Doctor and Wounding 6 - New York Times   

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Doctor Opens Fire at Bronx Hospital, Killing a Doctor and Wounding 6
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          NYC hospital shooter was looking for ex-colleague, sources say   

The gunman who killed a doctor and injured six other people at a New York hospital was looking for a physician he blamed for his resignation from the facility, but that person wasn't there, law enforcement sources said on condition of anonymity Saturday.

And the slain doctor, Tracy Sin Yee Tam, 32, was on Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center's 17th floor Friday afternoon only because she was covering for a colleague who needed time off, a hospital official said.

"Yesterday she was asked to cover one of the physicians who was out, and so she was on that floor at that time," Dr. Sridhar Chilimuri, the hospital's physician in chief, told reporters Saturday.

The gunman, who police say killed himself after the shooting spree, was Dr. Henry Bello, a former Bronx-Lebanon physician, two law enforcement officials said.

The shooter was a "disgruntled" ex-employee who worked there from August 2014 to February 2015 and resigned before he was to be fired, hospital spokesman Errol Schneer said.

Motive in shooting is unclear

So far authorities have not offered a motive.

But a three-paragraph letter emailed to a newspaper might yield some clues, though it gave no indication the writer might be violent.

A man identifying himself as Henry Bello sent an email to the New York Daily News two hours before the shooting.

In the email the man writes about being terminated from Bronx-Lebanon and complains that several doctors worked to get him fired.

The email mentions two doctors, a man and a woman, whom he blames for his dismissal.

The man says he wrote a letter to the female doctor "congratulating her for my termination" and saying he told her "it remains to be seen if my life is meaningless or disposable."

The newspaper said the man's email was read after the shooting.

"Once we verified that it was the same man responsible for the shooting, the decision was made to publish the letter in full with the redaction of the names," said Zach Haberman, the newspaper's head of content.

"At no point was there any indication of violence against anyone which can be clearly seen in the letter that we published."

Police have not commented on the letter.

'Why didn't you help me?'

Investigators are trying to determine how the gunman got past security and onto the 16th and 17th floors of the 972-bed facility, but he was wearing a white lab coat and carrying identification, New York police Commissioner James O'Neill said.

Bello, carrying an assault rifle, saw a doctor on the 16th floor and yelled, "Why didn't you help me when I was getting in trouble?" a law enforcement source said.

He fired, missing the doctor but hitting others standing at a nurses' station, the source said.

The shooter took out a container of flammable liquid, poured it on the floor and then ignited it, law enforcement sources said.

He then climbed stairs to the 17th floor and shot two physicians, including the woman who died, before fatally shooting himself in the chest, the sources said.

Bello fired eight times, and had 10 bullets in his pocket, according to the sources.

The slain physician was well-liked and had been there for about a year, said Schneer, the hospital spokesman.

The doctor who had taken Friday off is "totally grief-stricken" and spending time with the slain victim's family, Schneer said.

Gunman reportedly belligerent as colleague

Hospital officials have said little publicly about the gunman.

But the doctor whom Bello is believed to have sought Friday told investigators that Bello, when he worked at Bronx-Lebanon, was belligerent and difficult to work with, and got into disputes with nurses and other staffers, law enforcement sources said.

Friday's shooter resigned "in lieu of termination" in February 2015, said Schneer, who didn't explain say why he faced termination.

Hospital officials were unhappy with the shooter's performance, and he left under "unfortunate circumstances," said Chilimuri, the chief physician.

The gunman used to work on the 16th floor, said Chilimuri, who said the floor typically tended to stable admitted patients with active medical problems.

One in critical condition

Of the injured, one was a Bronx-Lebanon patient; three are doctors; and two are medical students, Chilimuri said. Their names weren't released.

One of them, a doctor, remains in critical condition Saturday, with brain and knee injuries, Chilimuri said.

The other victims were stable Saturday morning, according to Chilimuri:

• A doctor shot in the hand was undergoing extensive surgery; he's expected to recover most of the hand's function.

• A doctor shot in the neck is expected to recover fully.

• A doctor shot in the abdomen has been taken off a ventilator.

• A wounded man is expected to be transferred to New York's Mount Sinai Hospital for further surgery.

• The hospital patient had a minor injury and soon will be released.

Helping the wounded: 'We carried him nine floors'

Video from the scene showed employees and others coming out of the hospital's main entrance, their hands in the air, and crossing the street toward awaiting police officers.

Hospital employee Gonzalo Corazo said he was at work when the shooting started just before 3 p.m. ET Friday.

"That's when I panicked and then all of sudden my first instinct was the patients, taking care of the patients," Corazo told CNN affiliate WABC-TV.

Ambulance EMT Robert Maldonado told the TV station that he and others locked themselves in a room and waited. When they heard someone yell for an EMT, they jumped into action to help a doctor with a gunshot wound in his stomach.

"He was in a lot of pain obviously," Maldonado told WABC.

"We carried him nine floors. The police department helped carry, I helped put pressure on the wound, the entrance and exit wound, and the police department, they all just grabbed his legs, grabbed his arms."

Because the gunman started a fire, the hospital's fire suppression system activated, dousing the floor with water. The hospital's 15th, 16th and 17th floors were closed Saturday for cleanup and the investigation.


          Doctor who stormed NYC hospital with assault rifle, killing 1, wanted revenge   

The New York City doctor who stormed a hospital on Friday armed with an assault rifle was a former employee out for revenge, cops have revealed.

Dr. Henry Bello has been identified as the physician who walked into Bronx Lebanon Hospital on Friday, AR-15-style rifle in hand, then opened fire on former colleagues and others in his department before taking his own life.

Read: Dad Dies Shielding Son From Gunman In Targeted Shooting That Killed 2 Children

Six people were wounded in the attack and one doctor was killed.

In the aftermath of the chaos, as critically injured victims fought for the life, a picture of who Bello was is being pieced together from former co-workers who recall his uneven temperament.

"There are many, many details that we're still putting together," said Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a Friday press conference. "This was a horrible situation unfolding in a place that people associated with care and comfort, a situation that came out of nowhere."

In fact, it had been two years since Bello was let go and authorities aren't yet sure why he only snapped now and whether or not he was on a mission to kill someone specific when he entered the 16th floor.

What authorities do know is that Bello had a bizarre criminal history and, according to some who knew him, a difficult personality.

"We fired him because he was kind of crazy," Dr. Maureen Kwankam told the Daily News. "He promised to come back and kill us then."

More specifically, Bello was reportedly forced out amid sexual harassment allegations.

According to the AP, Bello also had a history of other, unrelated, aggressive behavior. IN 2004, he pleaded guilty to unlawful imprisonment after a 23-year-old woman told police Bello picked up and carried her off, saying, "You're coming with me."

He was arrested again in 2009 on a charge of unlawful surveillance after two different women told police he tried to look up their skirts with a mirror.

Bello's unhinged behavior reached a crescendo Friday when, the dead and injured in his wake, cops say he may have doused himself in accelerant and attempted to set himself on fire before sprinklers put out the flames.

Bello then subsequently shot himself and collapsed in a hospital hallway, where he died with the rifle at his side, officials said.

Read: 6 Dead, Including Gunman, After Disgruntled Employee Opens Fire in Office: Cops

Bello’s body was near that of a female victim, a fellow doctor, whom he had killed, according to NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill.

Officials have not released the identity of the victims.

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          Condition of Bronx hospital shooting victims improving, officials say   
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          Nigerian New York hospital shooter faced sex harassment allegations   

A doctor with a criminal record for sexually harassing women smuggled a rifle inside his white lab coat into Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre, where he used to work, and opened fire. A female doctor was killed instantly and three medical students were among the others shot or injured on the 16th floor in the chaos that […]

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          Doctor Who Stormed NYC Hospital With Assault Rifle, Killing 1, Wanted Revenge   

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          The Proto-Indo-European Homeland Puzzle   
The Indo-European Language Family

Indo-European was the first language family to be identified. This discovery, and the beginning of modern linguistics, can be dated to February 2, 1786 at a gathering of scientists and other interested men. Sir William Jones, speaking at the Asiatic Society in Calcutta, made this astounding statement:

The Sanskrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure: more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either; yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly have been produced by accident; so strong indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists.

Jones later added Persian and Celtic as likely members of this family of languages.

Jones was uniquely qualified to make this discovery. His parental language was Welsh; he was taught English at school; he learned classical Greek and Latin in university where he studied law; he wrote the first English grammar of the Persian language (which earned him a reputation as one of the most respected linguists in Europe); and when appointed a judge in India at age 37 set out to learn the Sanskrit language to better understand local laws. Thus by age 40 Jones was familiar with a language in 6 (out of a total of 12) different Indo-European language branches.

Indo-European languages are spoken today by over 3 billion people - about half of the world's population - as either a first or second language. These languages are divided into 10 or 12 language branches or subfamilies. See the attached graph (Figure 1.1 of The Horse, The Wheel and Language p.12) which is arranged more or less geographically. English is a member of the Germanic subfamily along with German, Dutch, Frisian, the Scandinavian languages (which includes Icelandic), Yiddish, and Afrikaans. Other languages to note include:
            Tocharian – two extinct languages found in western China, the farthest East branch
            Hittite – a member of the extinct Anatolian branch – the earliest branch to separate
            Romany – the language of the Gypsies of Europe, is a member of the Indic branch showing that they originated in northwest India (not to be confused with Rumanian which is a member of the Latin or Romance language branch)



Source: Figure 1.1 of The Horse, The Wheel and Language p.12

About 6,000 to 5,000 years ago the parent language, called Proto-Indo-European, was spoken by a semi-nomadic tribe of people in the southern Ukraine and Russia. How their language spread and evolved into all of all these languages could be the subject for a future lecture. Today I want to show how historical linguistics and archaeology were combined to solve the puzzle of who the speakers of Proto-Indo-European were, and where and when they lived.
Source: Figure 1.2 of The Horse, The Wheel and Language p.14

The Proto-Indo-European Homeland Puzzle

Since the discovery of the IE language family, the location of the homeland of the original speakers has been claimed by different people to be many different places: India, Pakistan, Syria/Lebanon, the Caucasus Mountains, Turkey, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, the Balkans and Germany. By the late 20th century linguists only seriously considered two of these – Anatolia (modern Turkey) and the steppes of southern Ukraine and Russia. And as recently as 2000, Calvert Watkins in his essay “Indo-European and the Indo-Europeans” which introduces his book The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots stated “Archaeologists have not in fact succeeded in locating the Indo-Europeans.”

Colin Renfrew was a strong supporter of the other serious contender, Anatolia. Renfew's elegant proposal, published in the 1990's, had Proto-Indo-European migrant farmers carry their language along with agriculture from the Middle East to the westernmost part of Europe. But like many elegant theories, this one turned out to be not true. (I was greatly disappointed when linguistics and DNA analysis disproved Thor Heyerdahl's theories of Polynesian origins). There are, as we will see, serious problems with Renfrew's theory.

Before going further, I need to emphasize one point. Proto-Indo-European is a language. It is not a culture, nor is it a genetically-definable population. Language does not necessarily follow cultural boundaries, which can be determined by archaeology. Every first year archaeology student is taught “pots are not people”. But we know that someone must have spoken this language, and they must have lived in a particular place during a particular time. So while looking for the speakers of Proto-Indo-European we need to be careful of this constraint.
  
Clues from the Language

Since Proto-Indo-European is a language, let's look first at clues to the homeland from the language itself. The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots published in 2000 contains 1350 reconstructed root words and several thousand more words based on these roots. These words have been painstakingly reconstructed by comparing similar words (called cognates) from the daughter languages over the more than 200 years since Jones' discovery. What can we learn about the people who spoke this language from their vocabulary?

they knew four seasons with snow in winter
they were not familiar with tropical plants or animals
animals include: wolf, lynx, elk beaver, otter, mouse, fish
birds include: crane, goose, duck, eagle, woodpecker
insects: wasp, hornet, fly, louse, bee, honey (mead)
domestic animals include: dog, cattle, sheep and horse
horses play an important role in the culture
they practiced spinning and weaving of wool
they knew metallurgy - copper
they knew of the wheel and used wagons or carts (weak link in Anatolian)
they knew of boats and oars - words like nav (navigate, navy) and rowing.
gift exchange is an important part of their culture
the guest-host relation was important –  *ghosti is the root of both host and guest (ghost originally meant visitor or guest)
they borrowed words from Proto-Uralic, another Eurasian language family, suggesting that the Proto-Indo-European speakers must have lived close to, and likely traded with, people who spoke Proto-Uralic who then, as now, live in northern Europe and Siberia (Hungarian is a member of this family found in Europe because of recent migration (~900CE).

The seasons and animals indicate a northern location either in or adjacent to a forest. The words for bee and honey place the homeland west of the Ural Mountains as honeybees do not occur east of there.

Clues to Dating Proto-Indo-European

Language can also help place the Proto-Indo-European speakers in time as well as location.

Agriculture was introduced to Europe between 6700 and 6500 BC while the wheel was not known until 3400 BC and woolen textiles sometime after 4000 BC. For the daughter language families to have similar words for the wheel and wool, they must have separated from Proto-Indo-European after their arrival. This effectively eliminates the Anatolian farmer immigrant theory. Besides, the two or three Anatolian languages were very similar to each other and spoken by only a small number of people in this area, which strongly suggests they are spoken by Indo-European speaking migrants to Anatolia, not by the ancestors of the language.

The domestication of the horse provides additional clues. Horses were hunted for meat by the people of the steppe for millennia before they were domesticated. They were first domesticated sometime after 4800 BC, a thousand years after cattle were introduced to the area. But they were raised for their meat only. During a cool dry period (4200-3800 BC) horses would have an advantage over cattle because they can forage for themselves during the winter. [Pioneer farmers in Saskatchewan like my grandfather often turned their horses loose for the winter to manage for themselves, rounding them up in the spring]. Riding of horses began on the steppes sometime before 3700 BC and had spread to Northern Kazakhstan, the Caucasus Mountains, and into Europe, by 3000 BC.

An important tool used in the dating of horse riding is bit wear on horse molars. The identification of tooth wear caused by bits of metal, bone, rope and rawhide, was pioneered by the author of The Horse, The Wheel and Language – David W. Anthony, and his wife, fellow archaeologist Dorcas Brown. There is an interesting Saskatchewan connection here. One of the experts they contacted was Hilary Clayton who began studying the mechanics of bits in horses’ mouths while working in Philadelphia, and then took a job at the Western Veterinarian College in Saskatoon. Anthony and Brown followed her to Saskatchewan in 1985 and viewed the X-ray videos she had made of horses chewing their bits.

Riding horses provided a significant benefit to herders in the steppes. A man on horseback could manage a herd of cattle or sheep much larger than a man on foot. With the much later advent of wheeled carts, about 3300 BC, the herders could carry with them tents, food and water allowing them to take advantage of the vast areas between the river valleys. This opened up the steppe much as the horse did to the plains of North America 5,000 years later.

Dating the Daughters

Language provides clues to timing in another way. Linguists can date, with more or less certainty, when each of the daughter language branches separated from the mother language. Here is a list of the branches, in the order of separation, with the approximate date (all BC) of separation (from Figure 3.2 The Horse, The Wheel and Language p. 57).

            Anatolian        4200
            Tocharian       3700 - 3300
            Germanic        3300
            Celtic / Italic   3000
            Greek / Armenian 2500
            Balto-Slavic    2500
            Indo-Iranian    2500-2200

Clues from Archaeology – The Kurgan Cultures

With the time line narrowed to the period 4000 to 2000 BC, it's time to look at the archaeological record and see who was living in the likely homelands and how well they fit with the linguistic clues. The archaeology of the Pontic-Caspian steppes was mostly carried out by Soviet scientists and published in Russian. These were not translated into English until the 1990s. Anthony was one of the first western archaeologists to study this work and relate it to the Proto-Indo-European homeland question.

Anthony found a close fit with the western steppe peoples who built huge burial mounds called kurgans. Their culture varied somewhat over the Proto-Indo-European time line and also geographically from place to place within this large area, but their overall cultures were similar, especially compared to the foragers to the north and east and to the sophisticated farming cultures to the west and south. They were semi-nomadic, raising cattle and sheep. Horses were important both for meat and for riding to manage their growing herds. They used wheeled carts. They mined their own ore and made their own tools and weapons of copper, tin and bronze.

Even more compelling is the evidence, from archaeology, of known migrations out of the steppes in the right directions and at the right times to account for the birth of the daughter language families.

1) to the west 4200-3900 (Anatolian)
2) to the east 3700-3300 (Tocharian)
3) to the west - several waves (Germanic, Celtic, Italic)
4) to north (Baltic, Slavic)
5) to the east and south (Iranian, Indic)

I should explain that by migration I do not mean large scale movement of people displacing existing populations along with their culture and language. This may have been the case with the Pre-Tocharians who made a remarkably long migration in one jump to the Altai Mountains 2000 km to the east (equivalent to the journey made by my grandparents from southern Ontario to Saskatchewan, but without the advantage of trains). Most if not all the other migrations were by small groups who, through some combination of trade or intimidation, became rulers of existing populations. They brought with them enough of their culture to be recognized archaeologically; and they brought their language which, for a variety of reasons, was adopted by the others and continued to spread long after they were gone.
  
Puzzle Solved

While there may be a few objections to his theory not yet satisfactorily answered, Anthony is convinced that the Proto-Indo-European Homeland puzzle has been solved.

Source: Figure 5.1 of The Horse, The Wheel and Language p.84

I want to finish with a quote from The Horse, The Wheel and Language  p. 464

Understanding the people who lived before us is difficult, particularly the people who lived in the prehistoric tribal past. Archaeology throws a bright light on some aspects of their lives but leaves much in the dark. Historical linguistics can illuminate a few of those dark corners.

          Lebanese army detains militant at Palestinian camp - sources   
BEIRUT: A Palestinian Islamist militant wanted for planning bomb attacks in Lebanon was detained by the army on Saturday at a Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon, Islamist sources in the camp and a security source said. Islamist factions in Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp handed Khaled al ...
          Doctors Work Furiously in Bid to Save Victims of Hospital Rampage - New York Times   

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          PHOTO Of Nigerian Man Identified As Being Behind New York Hospital Shooting    

Yesterday, Queendoosh posted on a shooting which took place at a New York hospital , though the number of casualties were yet to be ascertained by the police at that time . New report suggests, that six persons were killed and the gunman who shot the people at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre in New York on Friday, has been identified as Dr Henry Michael Bello, a Nigerian.


Some Nigerians in New York, who knew Bello, confirmed to the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday. And the NYPD has also identified him to be a Nigerian-born doctor.

JUST IN: Police Reports Gun Shots At Bronx Lebanon Hospital, New York City

Bello, 45, shot dead a woman, on the 17th floor and injured at least six others on the 16th floor, before killing himself the New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner James O’Neil, said.

Five of his victims were seriously injured and “fighting for their lives”,

Bello went into his former workplace wearing a white lab coat with an AR-15 machine gun hidden underneath with the intention of targeting the same individual.


NYPD officials said Bello asked for a specific doctor on the 16th floor but when he was told the doctor was not there, he became angry and started shooting at everyone.

Officials said Bello tried to set himself on fire before committing suicide.

Reports said Bello, who was hired at the hospital in August 2014 as a house physician, had past arrests for sex abuse, turnstile jumping, burglary and public urination.


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In September 2004, he was arrested and charged with sex abuse and unlawful imprisonment after a 23-year-old woman told officers he had grabbed her crotch area outside a building on Bleecker Street in Manhattan and tried to penetrate her through her underwear, reports said.

Court records indicated that in September 2004, Bello pleaded guilty to unlawful imprisonment in the second degree, a misdemeanour, and was sentenced to community service, while the felony sexual abuse charge was dismissed, according to reports.

He was going to be fired by the hospital, after reports of sexual harassments, but instead chose to resign in February 2015 in lieu of termination, reports further said.

Reports from the New York State Education Department said Bello had received a limited permit to practice as an international medical graduate in order to gain experience so he could be licensed.

The permit was issued on July 1, 2014, and expired on July 1, 2016, while he also had a pharmacy technician license that had been issued in California in 2006.

He went to medical school on the island of Dominica in the Caribbean.

A photo provided by authorities showed him dead on the floor of the hospital, wearing a bloodied doctor’s coat.

Law enforcement officials described Bello as transient recently, with at least five different addresses since he left the hospital.

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NEW YORK - Officials at a New York hospital where a former doctor opened fire, killing one and injuring six, say the conditions of some of the victims have improved.
  
Bronx Lebanon Hospital vice president Errol C. Schneer said Saturday that three patients who were listed as very critical have been changed to stable.
  
A fourth patient remains in stable condition, while a fifth in stable condition is being transferred to another hospital for specialized surgery.
  
A physician who was shot remains in critical condition.
  
Dr. Henry Bello has been identified as the shooter. He reportedly held a grudge after being terminated from the hospital two years ago. He went there Friday with an AM-15 assault rifle tucked under his white lab coat Friday and opened fire.
  
He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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February 21, 2013

COURTESY SOCHA FAAL

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Sex-Change Surgery Available Through Many US Colleges
Majority of US citizens say illegal immigrants should be deported
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Russia
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Russia's missing billions revealed
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MP resigns after bloggers disclose his Florida property
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China
Xi Jinping's campaign to purge Communist Party 'won't be easy'
Incumbent cabinet holds final meeting
China's central banker skips retirement bar to stay on
Manila to tackle sea row 'with or without China' at UN
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Photos show new activity at N Korea nuclear site
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North Korea: A nuclear 7-Eleven?
N Korean propaganda video shows Obama in flames
US Envoy Opposes S Korean Nuclear Armament
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After China's multibillion-dollar cleanup, water still unfit to drink
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Iranian torture guard refused UK citizenship
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Scotland 'faces EU funding cut'
Tanker drivers in Scotland vote to strike
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One in four Africans attacked in Ireland
 
 

Berlusconi accused of trying to buy votes days before election
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Hollande: French soldier killed in northern Mali
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Typhoid breaks out in rebel-held eastern Syria
Foreign Arms Supplies to Syrian Rebels Expanding
Pro-Assad militia now key to Syrian government’s war strategy
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Security deteriorating in Egypt due to political instability
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Iranians prepare terror campaign inside U.S.

'There are numerous Revolutionary Guard cells' inside borders - huge numbers within our universities and schools.

SHORT INTRODUCTION 
BY ALAN PETERS

For the record, we have been warning about the build  up of Islamic infiltrators, mostly Iranians, all the way back to the very late Bush years by which time some 40,000 SUICIDERS had gradually gathered in the USA, not just terrorists but dedicated suicide bombers or those prepared to die for Islam.

Then came Obama and the game escalated to beyond measure with tens of thousands of Palestinians imported into the USA at taxpayer costs and nearly a BILLION dollar budget as so-called "refugees"!

Prior to this the State Department made visas visitors from Iran and Arab countries, who no longer had to register on arrival and provide fingerprints plus "religious visas for Iranian clerics suddenly became "ask and receive" the latter abused the "religious" rights, set up, ran and coordinated Islamic anti-American terrorism  activity throughout Shia mosques around America and among Sunni collaborating organizations. 

Like those formed by Obama's buddies the Moslem Brotherhood, which operates in part treacherously from inside the White House! Perhaps "treasonously" would apply here for those like Obama, who aid and abet them.

Our worst enemy is from within our own country and our feckless leadership from the White House and their pro-Islamic policies.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is alive and well in the U.S. and the country’s law enforcement officials ignore them at their peril, according to former U. S. Air Force officer Steven O’Hern.

O’Hern says that the Revolutionary Guard, long an influential factor in the radical Islamic regime in Iran, does most of its surveillance and intelligence gathering through its proxy force, Hezbollah, considered by many to be a terror group.

“In the United States, the Revolutionary Guard uses more than one approach. Hezbollah operatives and sympathizers are present in large numbers in many parts of the United States and actively conduct reconnaissance missions that develop information, photographs, and diagrams of federal buildings, and infrastructure targets,” O’Hern said.

“Those targets include such things as water utilities or electrical substations, and other potential targets to give the Guard the ability to quickly order a terrorist strike in our homeland,” O’Hern said.

He explains that the Revolutionary Guard is working through Shi’a mosques around the United States as well as the nation’s Lebanese immigrant communities.

WND previously reported that a former Iranian official who has knowledge of Iran’s terror network estimated there are more than 40,000 of the regime’s security, intelligence and propaganda forces in the West, largely in friendly South American nations.

And WND has reported that Muslims are using mosques, including some in the United States, as terror command centers.

It is the Guards’ intelligence office that runs financing, recruiting and other strategies through Islamic centers and mosques, including some in New York and Ohio.

And as early as several months ago, the Guard threatened to bring its war to the shores of the United States.
O’Hern, who has written “Iran’s Revolutionary Guard,” about the issue, said the primary mission of the Iran Revolutionary Guard and its Hezbollah proxy is to weaken the U. S. national security.

“In the United States, the Revolutionary Guard and Hezbollah have a long-term mission of gathering intelligence on homeland targets and maintaining the capability to deliver multiple terrorist attacks if the IRGC chooses to do so,” O’Hern said. “I say ‘maintain’ because the Guard has already developed it.”

He said attacks could be ordered in retaliation if Iran’s nuclear program is hit, or, “Sleeper cells could even be ordered into action if economic sanctions were so successful that the regime was in danger.”

“Attacks against the U.S. homeland are only one place where the IRGC can strike – it also can attack U.S. troops and facilities in Afghanistan, Africa, Europe, all of which are closer,” O’Hern said.

O’Hern’s findings are affirmed by the analysis of a former Defense Department analyst who has asked not to be named for security reasons. The analyst points to the major Arab-American communities in the major cities, especially in Dearborn, Mich., and the San Francisco Bay area.
“It is my sense that IRGC will rely more on Hezbollah in the U.S. than having their own operatives here. The reason for that is Hezbollah presence is primarily through the concentration of the Arab-American communities, mainly Lebanese, throughout the U.S., such as in Michigan and elsewhere,” the source said.

Former FBI counterterrorism officer and Islam analyst John Guandolo agrees that the Revolutionary Guard has a presence in the United States, and it operates through the major Shi’a communities.

“This is the Iranian government’s military activity in the U.S,” he said.
Guandolo, who established Guandolo and Associates in 2012, says that when it comes to working to undermine non-Muslim countries, Shi’a and Sunni Muslims work together.

“We do know the Sunni and Shi’a groups that are hostile to the United States are working together. In Lebanon, Iraq, and other places we see Hezbollah, by Iran, and Hamas with al-Qaida, working together on the ground,” Guandolo said.

“In the United States, the largest Muslim Brotherhood organization, the Islamic Society of North America, put forth the ISNA Code of Honor which says Sunni Muslims will not challenge other Muslims, the Shi’a, on their Takfiri, their legitimacy,” Guandolo said.

“All Muslims are focused on a similar goal. In other words, the Muslim world is working towards one goal right now and they have written agreements and are working on the ground around the world together,” Guandolo said, “So, yes, Hamas, CAIR works with Hezbollah, which is basically the IRGC.”

The former Defense Department analyst says the Revolutionary Guard operates the same way worldwide.

“That is similar in Africa and Latin America. Like Iran, Hezbollah is mainly Shi’a, although it will have some Sunnis and even some Christian Lebanese who are sympathetic here,” the former Defense Department analyst said.

“There is a major Hezbollah contingent, for example, in Canada. It would be much easier for Iran to work through them and the extensive Lebanese communities throughout the U.S. than to seek to establish a major independent presence,” the Defense Department analyst said.

Still, he said, it’s possible that the IRGC itself may have operational units working in the United States.

“However, I don’t doubt that IRGC may have some operatives here acting as liaison with the Hezbollah elements here. In Lebanon, the IRGC presence is more open with representatives working out of the Iranian embassy in Beirut,” the Defense Department analyst said.

A former CIA station chief agrees, concluding that in the final analysis, Muslims will work together in combating their major enemy, the United States.

“Like al-Qaida in Sunni mosques, any Lebanese Shi’a or Hezbollah member here is a de facto Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps terrorist. Some 20 percent of all mosques in the U.S. are Shi’a, therefore they are de facto representatives of the Revolutionary Guard,” the former CIA station chief said.

O’Hern says that the IRGC and Hezbollah fund their operations through a set of illegal activities.

“Hezbollah harvests large amounts of money from the United States to support its operations – millions of dollars from criminal enterprises such as narcotics trafficking, the sale of counterfeit goods, and financial crimes are sent back to Hezbollah from our country every year,” O’Hern said.

WND reported in September 2011 that IRGC proxy Hezbollah had been suspected of funding operations by raising money through the network of U.S. Shi’a mosques located in cities with large Lebanese immigrant populations.

Former Air Force and State Department security officer Dave Gaubatz says it appears the reason for raising money is to give money to Hezbollah.

The FBI and the IRS were unavailable for comment on this story. Congressional representatives and federal regulatory agencies also contacted about the issue either referred WND to another office or refused comment.

OBAMA, IN HIS BIASED PRO-SLAMIC FERVOR HAS FORBIDDEN THESE AND OTHERS IN HIS ADMINISRATION FROM LINKING ANY FORM OF ISLAM TO TERRORISM OR EVEN MENTIONING IT IN TRAINING MANUALS, SO THOSE CHARGED WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT HAVE LITTLE OR NO ABILITY TO RECOGNIZE LET ALONE OPPOSE TERRORISM. OR IMPLEMENT COUNTER-MEASURES WITHOUT RISKING THEIR JOBS!



          UANI INFORMATIVE IRAN UPDATE    
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Reuters:
"A Chinese firm has stopped verifying safety and environmental standards for Iranian ships, becoming the last top certification provider to end marine work there as the trade noose on Tehran tightens. The China Classification Society (CCS) is the last of the world's top 13 such companies, all members of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), to confirm it has ended Iran-related certification work, key to insurance and ports access for ships... A letter seen by Reuters dated November 15 showed Beijing-headquartered CCS had not provided certification services to Iranian ships since June 28. It had been urged to pull out by U.S. pressure group United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) and clarify its position. 'Currently there is not any ship flying an Iranian flag or owned by an Iranian ship owner in our fleet, and we have not conducted any statutory survey for any Iranian ship,' CCS chairman and president Sun Licheng said in the letter to UANI dated November 15... A targeted campaign by UANI, which includes former U.S. ambassadors as well as former CIA and British intelligence chiefs on its board and is funded by private donations, has already led to other top classification societies exiting Iran. Without certification from classification societies, vessels are unable to secure insurance cover or call at most international ports. UANI's Wallace on Wednesday welcomed the move by CCS, but sought harsher measures being imposed on Iran's fleet. 'All of the world's major shipping certifiers have now ended their certification of Iranian vessels,' said Wallace, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. 'We call for even tougher sanctions: any vessel that docks in Iran or transports Iranian cargo should be barred from accessing ports in the U.S., EU, or elsewhere.'" http://t.uani.com/TYz2UP

Reuters: "Hong Kong has deregistered five Iranian cargo ships and a further 14 are likely to follow after their classification society quit Iran due to sanctions imposed by the European Union and the United States over its nuclear programme... Hong Kong's marine department has asked the owners of 19 dry bulk carriers, managed by an Iranian firm, to register their ships elsewhere after the Korean Register of Shipping said earlier this year it would not provide the ships safety auditing... Hong Kong had been urged by U.S. pressure group United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) to deflag the 19 dry bulk ships, which the group said were owned, managed or operated by the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line (IRISL) and its associated companies. In a reply to UANI dated November 9 Wong said it was of paramount importance to Hong Kong's marine department in safeguarding the quality of Hong Kong ships." http://t.uani.com/V0CToV

Reuters: "Six world powers agreed on Wednesday to seek renewed talks with Iran as fast as possible, reflecting a heightened sense of urgency to resolve a long rift over Tehran's disputed nuclear activity and avert the threat of war. Their call coincided with growing evidence of Iran expanding nuclear capacity in an underground bunker virtually impervious to attack and follows the November 6 re-election of U.S. President Barack Obama, which has cleared the way for new contacts. Senior diplomats from the six countries - the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany - met in Brussels on Wednesday to consider new negotiating tactics despite abiding skepticism that a deal with Tehran can be reached. It was not clear after the meeting what options, if any, were agreed. But the six said 'necessary contact' with the Iranians would be made 'in the coming days'. 'The (six powers) are committed to having another round of talks with Iran as soon as possible,' said a spokesman for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, who represents the six countries in dealings with Iran." http://t.uani.com/V0FX4m

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Reuters: "Iran has been hauling dirt to a military site U.N. nuclear inspectors want to visit, Western diplomats said on Wednesday, saying the findings were based on satellite images and they reinforced suspicions of a clean-up. They said the pictures, presented during a closed-door briefing for member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), suggested Iran was continuing to try to hide incriminating traces of any illicit nuclear-related activity. The allegations come a few days after the IAEA said in a report on Iran that 'extensive activities' undertaken at the Parchin site since early this year would seriously undermine its inquiry, if and when inspectors were allowed access. Iran has so far denied the agency's request for a visit. The U.N. agency believes Iran may have conducted explosives tests that could help develop nuclear weapons at Parchin and wants immediate access to investigate the facility. Iran denies this, saying Parchin is a conventional military complex." http://t.uani.com/RYeCM6

NYT: "The conflict that ended, for now, in a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel seemed like the latest episode in a periodic showdown. But there was a second, strategic agenda unfolding, according to American and Israeli officials: The exchange was something of a practice run for any future armed confrontation with Iran, featuring improved rockets that can reach Jerusalem and new antimissile systems to counter them. It is Iran, of course, that most preoccupies Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Obama. While disagreeing on tactics, both have made it clear that time is short, probably measured in months, to resolve the standoff over Iran's nuclear program. And one key to their war-gaming has been cutting off Iran's ability to slip next-generation missiles into the Gaza Strip or Lebanon, where they could be launched by Iran's surrogates, Hamas, Hezbollah and Islamic Jihad, during any crisis over sanctions or an Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear facilities. Michael B. Oren, the Israeli ambassador to the United States and a military historian, likened the insertion of Iranian missiles into Gaza to the Cuban missile crisis. 'In the Cuban missile crisis, the U.S. was not confronting Cuba, but rather the Soviet Union,' Mr. Oren said Wednesday, as the cease-fire was declared. 'In Operation Pillar of Defense,' the name the Israel Defense Force gave the Gaza operation, 'Israel was not confronting Gaza, but Iran.'" http://t.uani.com/WnopuC

Reuters: "Israel has a 'childish' desire to attack Iran and Tehran is capable of defending itself, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday. 'They wish to hurt the Iranian nation. They are waiting for the chance. They known that Iran does not attack anybody and they know that Iran knows how to defend itself,' he told a news conference in the Pakistani capital Islamabad. 'We don't accept the hegemony of Israel. They wish to attack Iran but it is like a childish desire.' He was speaking after attending a summit of developing nations." http://t.uani.com/QyB8hw

Sanctions

In Auto News:
"After giant international automaker left Iran due to the sanctions on the nuclear programme, the country now relies on Peugeot to revive the auto industry here. Iran currently has to deal with increasing production costs and lack of technology on how to manufacture vehicles, after the world's most important automakers, such as Toyota, GM, Fiat, Hyundai and PSA Peugeot Citroen, were forced to leave the country due to the disputed nuclear programme. In September auto production in Iran dropped 66% from September 2011, and during the first half of the Iranian solar year, which began on March 19th, auto production fell 42%... On November 18th, the Iranian Industry Committee announced that Peugeot might return to the Iranian market, which would mean an increase in the country's car input. Although Peugeot has not yet officially confirmed this plan, its situation in Europe might force the automaker to make this step, also taking into consideration that Iran was its second major market." http://t.uani.com/10nu5tD

Platts: "China's imports of crude oil from Iran in October fell 23.2% year on year to 1.94 million mt (458,716 b/d), but were up 23.3% on month, according to data from the General Administration of Customs received by Platts late Thursday. Iran remained China's fifth largest supplier of crude in October, similar to September. That is down from being the third largest supplier in August. In the first 10 months of the year, total Iranian crude imports were 17.73 million mt, down 22.2% from the same period a year ago. On June 28, China received a US exemption from sanctions levied against countries who trade with Iran for 180 days, with Washington saying China had significantly reduced its crude purchases from Iran. A renewal of the waiver is due December 25 and the US State Department said previously it would be dependent on further significant reductions of crude imports from Iran. China's total crude oil imports in October rose 13.8% year on year to 23.68 million mt (5.6 million b/d), the third highest level this year on a b/d basis, following the record 6.02 million b/d seen in May and 5.98 million b/d in February." http://t.uani.com/XJVhUI

WashPost: "Iran is facing a possible crisis in its health-care system as a result of economic sanctions and alleged government mismanagement of diminishing state funds, according to officials here. The lack of money is already being felt in hospitals throughout Iran, where medical staffs have been told that they are working in 'war-time conditions' and should prescribe drugs sparingly - or in many cases, not all - in an effort to save resources... The scarcity derives from a complicated set of circumstances that includes both a heavy dose of Western sanctions, which are aimed at forcing Iran's leaders to halt their uranium-enrichment program, as well as what critics here say are missteps by the government. While some of the anger over the shortages has been directed at the United States and other global powers, there has also been an internal backlash. Hosseinali Shahriari, the head of parliament's health committee, said this month that 'the government is playing with our people's health and is not assigning the approved finances.'" http://t.uani.com/R3Z4JH

AFP: "Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Thursday vowed to complete a mutli-billion dollar gas pipeline to Pakistan on time, downplaying financial woes and US pressure on Islamabad to scrap the project. Pakistan and Iran signed a deal in 2010 under which Tehran would supply gas to its eastern neighbour from 2014, with sales to reach up to one billion cubic feet (28 million cubic metres) per day by mid-2015. The project envisaged a pipeline, 900 kilometres (560 miles) in length built from Assaluyeh in southern Iran to the border with Pakistan. Another 800 kilometres pipeline was also needed inside Pakistan to receive gas from Iran's South Pars field in the Gulf. 'We want to complete this project by 2014,' Ahmadinejad told a press conference in Islamabad." http://t.uani.com/QdXQKj

The Nation (Pakistan): "Pakistan Credit Rating Agency (PACRA) and the Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) - Iran entered into MoU in Tehran on Thursday wherein PACRA will provide technical assistance in establishing a credit rating regime in Iran. Under the MoU, PACRA shall prepare regulatory framework for regulating the credit rating business in Iran and in establishing rating agencies in Iran. PACRA is one of the two Pakistani CRAs that provides credit rating services in various countries. In order to enhance cooperation and assistance to each other in the areas of interest, SECP and SEO-Iran had constituted a Liaison Committee that is entrusted with the task of exploring areas of assistance to each other. During a meeting in October 2011, SECP arranged a meeting of both the domestic CRAs with an Iranian delegation visiting Pakistan and the Iranian delegation desired to seek assistance of SECP for the development of regulatory framework for regulating the credit rating business in Iran." http://t.uani.com/WEnuLg

Terrorism

NYT: "Above the bustling Niayesh highway in the western part of the Iranian capital, a huge billboard hangs on an overpass to remind drivers of Iran's missile abilities. Cars zip underneath the image of a green missile on a launcher and text in Persian saying 'Destination Tel Aviv.' Few here take note of the sign, as average Iranians are too busy trying to cope with rising prices and occasional shortages brought about by a faltering economy. But Iran's missiles and weapons technology are getting plenty of attention hundreds of miles away in Gaza, giving the country's ruling clerics a rare bit of good news in what has otherwise been a long, dismal year... Throughout the battle, Iranian-designed missiles, the Fajr-3 and the Fajr-5 that allowed Hamas and another Gaza-based movement, Islamic Jihad, to hit Israel's heartland, sent Israelis fleeing to bomb shelters. While political support and money helps, Palestinian leaders said, Iran's weapons technology is a far greater help." http://t.uani.com/Tir2R9

AFP: "Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal said on Wednesday that Israel had 'failed in all its goals' after a Gaza truce deal came into effect, while thanking Egypt and Iran for their support during the conflict. 'After eight days, God stayed their hand from the people of Gaza, and they were compelled to submit to the conditions of the resistance,' Meshaal said. 'Israel has failed in all its goals,' he told reporters in a Cairo hotel. Meshaal also thanked ceasefire mediator Egypt, as well as Iran, which he said 'had a role in arming' his Islamist movement during the conflict." http://t.uani.com/Ui2SWR

AFP: "Israel and the United States have agreed to work together to prevent the smuggling of weapons from Iran to militant groups in the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday. 'Israel cannot sit idly by as its enemies strengthen themselves with weapons of terror so I agreed with President (Barack) Obama that we will work together -- Israel and the United States -- against the smuggling of weapons to terror organisations, most of which comes from Iran,' he said in a televised address." http://t.uani.com/UNE2dt

LAT: "Iran for years has supplied Hamas with weapons as part of its own struggle against Israel, but the conflict in the Gaza Strip reveals a shift in regional dynamics that may diminish Tehran's influence with Palestinian militant groups and strengthen the hand of Egypt. The longer-range missiles fired by Hamas over the last week - believed to be modifications of Iran's Fajr 5 missiles - startled Israel by landing near Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. A front-page story in Iran's conservative daily, Kayhan, boasted: 'The missiles of resistance worked.' Tehran would not confirm the weapons' origin, except to say it sent rocket 'technology' to Hamas... But the Gaza fighting erupted during a new era in the Middle East brought about by the rise of Islamist governments, notably in Egypt, that have replaced pro-Western autocrats. The political catharsis has spurred anti-Americanism, which Iran relishes, but it also has upset Tehran's regional designs." http://t.uani.com/R43cZW

Reuters: "Iran reacted angrily to assertions by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and accused him of not understanding the realities in the region after the diplomat accused Tehran of being responsible for the Gaza conflict. On Wednesday Fabius accused Iran of negative intentions in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Gaza and that it bore a 'heavy responsibility' for the fighting for providing long-range weapons." http://t.uani.com/WEqNSw

NYT: "Eighteen years have passed since a suicide bomber drove a Renault van loaded with explosives into the headquarters of the Jewish community center here, killing 85 people. Since then, investigations have meandered. Interpol arrest warrants have led nowhere. Aging suspects connected to the attack have begun to die. But in the elusive quest for justice in the bombing, which ranks among the deadliest anti-Semitic attacks anywhere since World War II, few developments have riled Argentina's Jewish leaders as much as the government's move in recent weeks to improve relations with Iran, the nation shielding in the high echelons of its political establishment various people accused by Argentine prosecutors of having authorized the attack... 'We cannot comprehend this,' said Guillermo Borger, the president of the Argentine Mutual Aid Association, the center that was bombed in 1994. 'The world is shutting its doors to Iran, and we're giving Iran a chance to say that Argentina is somehow now its friend. The Iranians have not budged in their assertion that their people are innocent, so why should Argentina be in dialogue with them?'" http://t.uani.com/TjvVZj

Human Rights

Guardian: "The mother of an Iranian blogger who died in custody has accused the authorities of killing her son and launching an intimidation campaign against her family. Sattar Beheshti was a 35-year-old blogger from the city of Robat-Karim who lost his life while being interrogated by Iran's cyberpolice, accused of acting against the national security because of what he had posted on Facebook. Iran's opposition activists have accused the regime of torturing Beheshti to death. In jail, Beheshti had no access to his family nor to a lawyer. Beheshti's mother, who has not been named but is pictured with him in one of the only images available of him online, has for the first time spoken out against the state pressure on her family not to speak to the press. 'I have no fears. I can't accept that my son has died by natural causes,' she told Sahamnews, a news website close to an Iranian opposition leader, Mehdi Karroubi, who is under house arrest. 'My son has been killed. He went to jail standing on his own legs and they gave us his dead body.'" http://t.uani.com/TfnT1g

Reuters: "Iran said on Thursday a blogger who died while in police custody may have lost his life as a result of a form of shock, the official IRNA news agency reported, adding that investigations were not yet concluded. In a case that has sparked international outrage, 35-year-old Sattar Beheshti who wrote a blog critical of the government was arrested on October 30 after receiving death threats and died some days later, having complained of being tortured. Under increasing pressure at home and abroad for an investigation, Iran's parliament said it had formed a committee to examine the case and the judiciary said it would deal 'quickly and decisively' with those responsible. 'In its latest report, the seven-member medical committee says ... it is not possible to determine the exact cause of death,' IRNA quoted Tehran prosecutor's office as saying in a statement. 'But the most likely cause leading to death may be shock,' the statement said, adding that excessive psychological stress could have caused the shock." http://t.uani.com/Ui0LSM

AP: "In his last blog entry, activist Sattar Beheshti wrote that Iranian authorities had given him an ultimatum: Either stop posting his 'big mouth' attacks against the ruling system or tell his mother that she will soon be in mourning. 'We will tear down your cruel cage,' Beheshti typed on Oct. 29 before signing off... But while the specific circumstances of Beheshti's death may be given a public reckoning, the more far-reaching aspect of the case - Iran's rapidly growing corps of Web watchers - may remain in the shadows, as well as their motives in targeting an obscure blogger whose site was actively followed by more than a few dozen viewers. The 35-year-old Beheshti apparently fell under the custody of Iran's cyber police, created last year with a wide mandate to crush Web dissent. The powers displayed in the case - including questioning Beheshti outside the regular justice system - suggests a level of autonomy and authority that could bring far more aggressive measures against Web activists." http://t.uani.com/TSyqOt

Opinion & Analysis

Kristen McTighe in IHT: "Houshang Asadi was a Communist journalist thrown into the cold confines of Moshtarek prison in Iran when he found an unlikely friend in the tall, slender Muslim cleric who greeted him with a smile. Imprisoned together in 1974, under the rule of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, they found common ground in their passion for literature. They shared jokes, spoke of where they came from, their families and falling in love. Mr. Asadi, who did not smoke, would give cigarettes to his cellmate who, uncharacteristic of a cleric, did. On days when Mr. Asadi felt broken, he said, the cleric would invite him to take a walk in their cell to brighten his spirits. So, when his release came six months later and the cleric stood cold and trembling, Mr. Asadi gave him his jacket. 'At first he refused it, but I told him I was going to be released,' Mr. Asadi recalled. 'Then we hugged each other and he had tears coming down his face. He whispered in my ear, Houshang, when Islam comes to power, not a single tear will be shed from an innocent person.' What Mr. Asadi found unimaginable was that the cleric would become president of the Islamic Republic that later imprisoned him again, sentenced him to death and brutally tortured him for six years in the same prison. Today that same cleric is the supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Mr. Asadi's account of torture and imprisonment has offered a rare glimpse into what activists say was a decade of grave human rights violations in Iran. And at a time when international attention has shifted to the nuclear issue and sanctions, they say a campaign to bring justice and accountability through a symbolic tribunal has helped unite a once fractured opposition. 'I never expected he would get power, never,' said Mr. Asadi in an interview in Paris, where he lives in exile. Mr. Asadi, a 63-year-old writer, journalist and former member of the Tudeh party, was routinely arrested and tortured under the shah. He had supported the revolution, so when he was arrested again in 1982 and accused of being a spy for the Russians and the British, he was convinced that it was a mistake. In a plea for help, his wife wrote to Mr. Khamenei, who had risen to power as president after the Islamic revolution, but two weeks later the letter was returned with a note in the margin saying only that he had been aware of the journalist's political beliefs. Mr. Asadi's death sentence was reduced to 15 years in prison. During his time in prison, he again developed a relationship with the only person he had contact with - as he had done with Mr. Khamenei. This time it was with his torturer, a man he knew only as 'Brother Hamid.' 'He is your torturer and he thinks he is your god, he thinks he is religious, he is pure, and you are evil, you are the enemy,' Mr. Asadi said. 'So he can do anything to you.' Mr. Asadi said he was called a 'useless wimp' and hung by a chain attached to his arms twisted behind his back while the soles of his feet were whipped until he was unable to walk. Brother Hamid forced him to bark like a dog to speak or when the pain was too much and he was ready to make confessions. His ears were hit and his teeth were broken. Mr. Asadi said he had even been forced to eat his own excrement and the excrement of fellow prisoners. Beyond physical pain, he endured psychological torture. He was shown coffins and told his comrades had been killed. He would hear screams and was made to believe his wife was being tortured in the cell next to him... The torture continued daily for six years, until he was abruptly pulled out of his cell in 1988 when the supreme leader at the time, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, ordered the mass killing of thousands of political prisoners. Prisoners were asked three questions concerning their religious faith and loyalty to the regime. 'If you answered no to any question, they killed you,' Mr. Asadi said. 'I lied to save my life.'" http://t.uani.com/Y8dLgB


          Disgruntled Bronx hospital gunman thought he was the real victim   
To his dying breath, Dr. Henry Bello saw himself as the one true victim — even as the linoleum floors of Bronx-Lebanon Hospital turned red with the blood of his victims. “Why didn’t you help me out when I was in trouble?” Bello (right), 45, demanded as he pulled his assault rifle from his white...
          Corruption ran rampant at Bronx hospital before shooting   
It’s New York’s sickest hospital. Long before a deranged doctor opened fire inside Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, the place was under an ongoing federal corruption probe, mobsters controlled the construction of its new outpatient center, executives were enjoying million-dollar pay packages and fat bonuses, doctors were allegedly offered per-patient bounties to drum up clinic business, and whistleblowing...
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The police gathered outside Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York on Friday. Credit Uli Seit for The New York Times. A disgruntled doctor armed with an AR-15 rifle and wearing a lab coat went on a rampage on Friday in the Bronx hospital where he ...
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          Bronx Hospital Alleged Shooter Sent Email to Newspaper Before Rampage   
In a chilling e-mail sent to the New York Daily News, suspect Henry Bello complained he was forced out of his job at Bronx Lebanon Hospital because of “bogus” complaints from colleagues.
          For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

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For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
New York Times
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          Disgraced doctor threatened former colleagues before rampage   

Police help people cross the street outside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York after a gunman opened fire there on Friday, June 30, 2017. The gunman, identified as Dr. Henry Bello who used to work at the hospital, returned with a rifle hidden under his white lab coat, law enforcement officials said. (AP Photo/Mary […]

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          Doc’s target not there, he opened fire anyway, police say   

Police help people cross the street outside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York after a gunman opened fire there on Friday, June 30, 2017. The gunman, identified as Dr. Henry Bello who used to work at the hospital, returned with a rifle hidden under his white lab coat, law enforcement officials said. (AP Photo/Mary […]

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          The Day the Circus Came to Town   

"Say kids, if you want to have a good time and excitement enough to beat a dime novel sky high, don’t you miss that Hagenbeck Wild Animal show that’s going to come here next Saturday.









I tell you kids, I was in St. Louis last week and my aunt she took me, at least I went with her, and she lost me, but that crowd coming home after the show wore a smile all right, all right.








You see it was like this. Uncle got up early and that put aunt in a sweet mood and she said we’d go and see the parade and when we saw the parade, gee, it was just the best ever. All the new wagons and cages full of animals what I never did see before and one kid he got so excited running behind a wagon with a tiger in it that the tiger reached out and touched his hand with his teeth and the kid near dropped dead.







Aunt she screamed out. Ain’t women pesky things? I found out afterwards there was no danger as the tiger is quite friendly with the trainer and lets him play all sorts of tricks.






Tulsa OK Daily World
02 September 1906

After I saw the parade I was just stuck on going to see that show but being as father says ‘financially embarrassed’ and as mother says ‘just a little short today,’ I had to depend on aunt taking me and I want to tell you I had the old man’s kind of a time jollying the old soul into it, too.








She said she ‘lowed the shows was great but she though she was too old to go to a circus. Then I had my chance and I laid on the salve about an inch thick and told her she looked better than she did five years ago. We had dinner early and went to the afternoon show.








We got there early so as to see the menagerie but aunt got tired so I got her a reserved seat and then ducked back to the menagerie. I spent five cents for peanuts and gave over two cents worth to the baby elephant that was just as cute as a big pig and then some feller come and stood next to me and I put some peanuts in his pocket and the mother elephant saw me do it and put her trunk in the old guy’s pocket and tore his pocket out. Laugh, I tell you these educated animals are awful wise.






Guthrie OK Daily Leader
11 September 1906

Pretty soon after that the performance started and I found aunt who was terrible worried about me, so she said, but if she was she needn’t be. There were three big rings and a great steel cage in the centre in which they put the awful savage animals they couldn’t trust. Right at the start Aunt said she couldn’t see what was going on because she l had left her glasses at home.









Now if you kids think I’m going to tell you all I saw at that Hagenbeck animal show you are muchly mistaken. If I told you all that I saw there you’d say my first name ought to be Ananias or something of that sort and then there’d be a fight.








No, kids, it was just the best ever and when you see those lions and tigers performing on the backs of horses and elephants and the man laying on top of the lions for a bed and the Polar bear wrestling with his trainer and a whole lot more, I tell you, you won’t forget it as long as you live.








Aunt she felt a bit scared, I could tell that alright, she didn’t say much but she fidgeted something terrible, and every time the trainer got through with one of his big stunts she’d sigh like she’d hurt herself. And kids, see if what I told you about the parade ain’t the candy.”







 * * *

The preceding anonymous "eyewitness account"
was published in the May 2, 1905 edition
of the Fort Wayne IN Daily News
and entitled
Fort Wayne Boy Saw It.



Fort Wayne IN Daily News
02 May 1905



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These two images of circus wagons were mounted together on black card stock. They are slightly smaller than the old standard postcard format, so I suspect they were taken by an amateur photographer with a box camera, standing at the same position on an unknown city street. The photos are unmarked and the only clue is the lettering on the clown's band wagon – The Carl Hagenbeck Co.- Trained Animal Show, which identifies it as the Hagenbeck Great Shows Circus owned by Carl Hagenbeck (1844–1913). Hagenbeck was a German animal trainer from Hamburg. In the 1870s he became a famed collector and dealer in exotic animals, creating the European fad for zoological gardens and wild animal circuses. In the U.S. he supplied circus animal acts with great success that appeared as the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, IL, and the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis.

In the 1900s a circus was the ultimate of show business productions. Hagenbeck's American circus was an expensive and lavish show with hundreds of animals and acts, but it was not considered a financial success. In 1905 the Ringling Brothers made an offer on the Hagenbeck circus but the deal fell through. In 1907 another major circus impresario, Benjamin Wallace, purchased the Hagenbeck show, including Hagenbeck's illustrious name, and turned it into the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus. This new "combined" show was, for a time, the second largest circus on the American circuit. It folded up the tents in 1938.

Since the band wagons in these photos only have the name Hagenbeck and not Wallace, I believe they date from before 1907. The second wagon with the band perched on top in white pointed hats is a well known wagon called the Lion and Snake or Lion’s Bride Bandwagon. It was built in 1904 for the Hagenbeck Trained Animal Show seasons 1905 and 1906. After the show became the Hagenbeck-Wallace Combined Circus in 1907 it continued as the main band wagon until 1925. After that it was renovated, reused, and finally restored and now resides at the Feld Entertainment complex in Ellenton, Florida. It's original color was likely a red background with carvings painted silver.



In February 1905 Hagenbeck announced plans to make St. Louis the winter quarters for his circus.

St. Louis Mo Post Dispatch
26 February 1905

The 1905 Hagenbeck Circus tour began in St. Louis on April 24-29. The kids of Fort Wayne, Indiana saw the show on May 6. Carl's son, Lorenz Hagenbeck (1882 - 1956), was listed on the Circus Route Book as the Assistant  General Manager. Route books were a popular circus souvenir as they list all the performers, staff, ring crew, and workers who traveled with the show. In 1905 The Hagenbeck circus played in 96 towns and cities in Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. In total, from its start on April 24 in St. Louis to its finish on October 7 in Lebanon, PA, the circus covered 7918 miles following the railway lines. The longest leg of the tour was 167 miles., but most sections were less than 100 miles, roughly averaging about 30-40 miles between towns. When the circus ended for the season, the animals and trainers traveled 608 miles by train back to the show's winter quarters in Carthage, OH.

The show toured with 16 four-horse drivers, 6 six-horse drivers, and 2 eight-horse drivers, along with 8 blacksmiths, a Buggy Man, and a Wagon Greaser. The Hagenbeck menagerie required 22 animal handlers with 6 additional unnamed Singaleese Mahouts for the elephants. There were five clowns, the same number atop the first wagon. Morris Davis was the head clown, and his fellow funny mend were Ed. Esberger, Chuck Howard, H. Aldean, and Rube Ryan. 

The bandmaster was Prof. A. V. Cicio. The musicians are not listed, perhaps because the band members changed over the season. The website for the Circus Historical Society  is a treasure trove of information on the golden age of the circus world. I found an article called Circus Windjammers,
by Sverre O. Braathen which appeared in the May-June 1971 edition of the Bandwagon journal. The article quoted descriptions of circus band life from musicians who worked in shows like the Hagenbeck Circus. Here's an excerpt of what a bandsman experienced in a circus.


Edward J. Heney played clarinet and saxophone with both the Sells-Floto and the Al. G. Barnes Circus bands and with the Arthur Pryor band and for some years saxophone soloist with the Sousa Band. In comparing circus and concert work he has written: "So far as circus bands were concerned when I traveled with them, I should say that 'trouping show band experience was mandatory. Endurance, musically as well as physically, speaking was most necessary in circus bands. Without these two a circus musician could not stand up under the daily grind. In those days we were on the bandwagon for the usual two hour morning parade in the towns and cities. The main performance was always preceded by an hour concert in the ring. The big show lasted two to three hours during which time we played constantly, only resting during the clown frolics. In addition, we had to play the 'after show' or wild west performance - and collect tickets for same in the bleachers. All the foregoing twice a day from 8 A. M. to 11:30 P. M. - on the go the entire time.

"Concert band experience plus the ability to stand long transcontinental tours yearly and a general idea of solo work before the public were the 'certain something' a Sousa bandsman had to have. Playing in different towns every day, some times two communities a day (one in the afternoon and one at night) resulted in some strenuous living, playing and traveling.

"To conclude and to answer your pointed question, I should state that considering everything, the most difficult band jobs in those days were the circus bands."

Cleveland Dayton of Ottumwa, Iowa, was a trombone player with the Barnum & Bailey Circus for a number of years and served as assistant director under Edwin H. "Ned" Brill. On leaving the Barnum Circus at the close of the 1915 season, he took over the direction of the Ottumwa Municipal Band and has held this position ever since. His comment regarding the playing in circus bands: "There was no harder work for musicians than a big circus band during my time. Parade at 10:00 A. M., two hours at least. Into the big top at 1:30 for the concert and program until 4:30. Back at 7:00 for the concert and program until 10:30, and very little rest did you get during that time. There were no silent acts. That should explain why it was so hard to hold musicians."

Another musician with both concert and circus experience wrote: "The quality of musicians was good and bad. The old timers were pretty rugged and could hold their own with any one. Most of the one year boys couldn't take it. The grind was terrific. I have seen a number of excellent musicians go to pieces as a result of this tortuous grind. That was one reason why so many musicians remained in the circus business for only one year."





Life on the road with a circus was tough work.
Yet for a ten year old kid from Fort Wayne,
the allure of the Big Top
must have seemed
like the biggest
and bestest adventure ever.



This is my contribution to Sepia Saturday
where no one ever lets a parade pass them by.


http://sepiasaturday.blogspot.com/2017/06/sepia-saturday-373-24-june-2017.html




          Gunman Kills 1, Wounds 6 In Bronx Hospital, Dies Of Apparent Self-Inflicted Wound   
Updated at 8 p.m. ET A gunman opened fire at a New York City area hospital on Friday, killing one person and injuring six others before killing himself, according New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill. In a brief news conference, O'Neill said the shooter was a former employee of the hospital but did not identify him. A law enforcement source tells NPR that the man was Dr. Henry Bello. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the attack apparently stemmed from a workplace-related matter but didn't elaborate. The gunfire reportedly broke out at about 2:50 p.m. ET at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. O'Neill said police received a 911 call about a shooter on the 16th floor of the hospital. The victims were found on the 16th and 17th floors. The shooter was found on the 17th floor with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, wearing a white medical lab coat. A rifle was found nearby. The hospital fire alarm system had been activated, O'Neill said, after the gunman attempted to set himself on
          Gunman Kills 1, Wounds 6 In Bronx Hospital, Dies Of Apparent Self-Inflicted Wound   
Updated at 8 p.m. ET A gunman opened fire at a New York City area hospital on Friday, killing one person and injuring six others before killing himself, according New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill. In a brief news conference, O'Neill said the shooter was a former employee of the hospital but did not identify him. A law enforcement source tells NPR that the man was Dr. Henry Bello. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the attack apparently stemmed from a workplace-related matter but didn't elaborate. The gunfire reportedly broke out at about 2:50 p.m. ET at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. O'Neill said police received a 911 call about a shooter on the 16th floor of the hospital. The victims were found on the 16th and 17th floors. The shooter was found on the 17th floor with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, wearing a white medical lab coat. A rifle was found nearby. The hospital fire alarm system had been activated, O'Neill said, after the gunman attempted to set himself on
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          Young doctor slain in Bronx shooting rampage hailed as 'selfless'   
The young doctor killed in Friday's shooting rampage at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center was remembered Saturday as selfless and caring.
          Shot doctor was covering shift   
THE doctor shot dead by a deranged former Bronx-Lebanon Hospital worker was covering someone else’s shift.
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          Several shot at New York hospital, police sources say   
Police are responding to reports of an active shooter at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in the Bronx, New York.
          Bronx hospital shooter sent chilling email rant to Daily News two hours before fatal rampage   

New York Daily News – by James Fanelli Just twohours before his deadly rampage at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, shooter Henry Bello ranted to the Daily News in an email — blaming the medical center for ruining his dreams of furthering his career. “This … Continue reading

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          New York hospital shooter identified as Nigerian   
Dr. Henry Michael Bello, the gunman who shot six people at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre in New York on Friday, has been identified as a Nigerian.

Some Nigerians in New York, who knew Bello, confirmed to the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday.

And the NYPD has also identified him to be a Nigerian-born doctor.

Bello, 45, shot dead a woman, on the 17th floor and injured at least six others on the 16th floor, before killing himself the New York Police Department Commissioner James O’Neil, said.

Five of his victims were seriously injured and “fighting for their lives”,

Bello went into his former workplace wearing a white lab coat with an AR-15 machine gun hidden underneath with the intention of targeting the same individual.

NYPD officials said Bello asked for a specific doctor on the 16th floor but when he was told the doctor was not there, he became angry and started shooting at everyone.

Officials said Bello tried to set himself on fire before committing suicide.

Reports said Bello, who was hired at the hospital in August 2014 as a house physician, had past arrests for sex abuse, turnstile jumping, burglary and public urination.

In September 2004, he was arrested and charged with sex abuse and unlawful imprisonment after a 23-year-old woman told officers he had grabbed her crotch area outside a building on Bleecker Street in Manhattan and tried to penetrate her through her underwear, reports said.

Court records indicated that in September 2004, Bello pleaded guilty to unlawful imprisonment in the second degree, a misdemeanour, and was sentenced to community service, while the felony sexual abuse charge was dismissed, according to reports.

He was going to be fired by the hospital, after reports of sexual harassments, but instead chose to resign in February 2015 in lieu of termination, reports further said.

Reports from the New York State Education Department said Bello had received a limited permit to practice as an international medical graduate in order to gain experience so he could be licensed.

The permit was issued on July 1, 2014, and expired on July 1, 2016, while he also had a pharmacy technician license that had been issued in California in 2006.

He went to medical school at Ross University on the Caribbean island nation of Dominica and later worked briefly as a pharmacy technician for Metropolitan Hospital Centre in Manhattan in 2012,

A photo provided by authorities showed him dead on the floor of the hospital, wearing a bloodied doctor’s coat.

Law enforcement officials described Bello as transient recently, with at least five different addresses since he left the hospital.
           Terror En Hospital De Nueva York #NuevaYork    

Las autoridades de Estados Unidos atienden una emergencia en un hospital de Nueva York, por un tiroteo.Se trata del centro médico Bronx-Lebanon en Nueva York, ubicado en un barrio cercano al noreste de Manhattan.El incidente dejó como saldo a varias personas heridas, entre ellas habría tres médicos, quienes estaban en los pisos 16 y 17.En el medio internacional The New York Times, indicaron que el atacante habría efectuado la acción vestido con una bata blanca.Posterior a lo sucedido, el responsable habría muerto, luego de ser intervenido por las autoridades."Un tirador está muerto en el hospital", anunció un vocero de la Policía de Nueva York.En el portal de CNN en Español indicaron que el atacante sería un exempleado del nosocomio.El alcalde de la ciudad, Bill de Blasio, está al tanto de la situación, para tomar las medidas respectivas.Annette Shelton, vocera del Departamento de Policía de Nueva York, aseguró que desconocen el número de personas heridas y su condición. #NuevaYork

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          For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

New York Times

For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
New York Times
The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
The Latest: Friends say slain NYC doctor was selflessWashington Post
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          2 victims remain in critical condition after deadly Bronx hospital shooting   
(NEW YORK) — One of the physicians shot during Friday’s deadly rampage at a New York City hospital remains in critical condition following surgery, officials said. At a Saturday morning news conference, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center’s Physician-in-Chief Dr. Sridhar Chilimuri said the critically wounded doctor has already undergone extensive surgery there and will be transported to nearby Mount Sinai Hospital for additional surgery. “We’re watching to see how he develops,” Chilimuri told reporters. A medical student was also shot during the rampage Friday afternoon and remains in critical condition. Three other hospital staff members who were injured are now in stable […]
          Several shot at New York hospital, police sources say   
(NEW YORK) — A gunman opened fire at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in the Bronx, New York, on Friday, killing one and injuring several others. The suspect, who took his own life, was identified as Henry Bello, a former doctor at the hospital, police sources told ABC News. Sources said he was armed with a rifle. In addition to the one victim who was killed, five to six other victims were injured in the incident, sources said. Their conditions were not immediately clear. Police are going floor by floor to clear the hospital, but investigators believe this was likely a targeted […]
          Dr Tracy Tam: Slain Bronx Lebanon Hospital doctor was last minute stand in   
How Dr Tracy Tam a last minute fill in for a fellow colleague at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, not scheduled to work on Friday lost her life to Dr Henry Bello seeking revenge. Dr Tracy Sin-Yee Tam has been identified as the Bronx Lebanon Hospital doctor who was slain at the hands of Dr Henry Bello, […]
          Promised revenge: Dr Henry Bello forced to resign over sexual harassment   
Dr Henry Bello a Bronx Lebanon Hospital doctor forced to resign over sexual harassment leaves carnage in his wake after previously threatening revenge. Dr Henry Bello the family physician at Bronx Lebanon Hospital who Friday afternoon shot seven people, killing one woman, before turning the gun on himself did so after being forced to resign over […]
          Why? Henry Bello: Bronx Lebanon Hospital shooting   
What led to Dr Henry Bello a former Bronx Lebanon Hospital family medicine doctor going on a shooting spree. Had recently being fired. Suspect confirmed dead.  Henry Bello, a 45 year old family medicine doctor has caused disconcert after the medic, Friday afternoon opened fire on multiple floors at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, killing one woman […]
          'Acts of heroism' shine amid the horror of New York hospital shooting   
Hospital staff and first responders wasted little time in keeping patients safe when a disgruntled former employee opened fire Friday at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York.

          GHANEM, Chadia   
GHANEM – Chadia May 28, 1960 – Kfarshaouba, Lebanon July 01, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta   ...
          Amazon Fulfillment Center – Lebanon, TN   
Amazon.com is the world’s largest online retailer. This will be their third fulfillment center in Tennessee.
          Man Shoots 7 People At Bronx Hospital Before Killing Himself   

A deranged former medical worker who was recently terminated from his position at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital returned on Friday with an assault rifle and opened fire, shooting seven employees and killing one of them before turning the weapon on … More »

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          MAXIMUM ROCKNROLL PRESENTS: "Punk From The Middle East And Asia"   

Last year Maximum Rocknroll had a fundraiser of sorts for their record archive. It passed a "collection" many years ago, and has evolved into one of the most comprehensive archives of punk vinyl in the world, well over 50,000 records (and growing). The funds were raised to help create a database (that will include original reviews, and will be free and searchable) and curate the existing archive - it was (is) a shitload of work, and shitloads ain't free, you know? Various incentives were offered to encourage donations, including mix tapes....giver's choice. Some enterprising (and brilliant) fukkr asked for the following tape: "one side Asia (non-Japan), one side Middle East." Well played, punk rocker. Archive coordinator Shivaun crushed this mixtape, and I hope that you will be as thrilled as I was digging on the gems she uncovered from all over the damned place. Not surprisingly, Tian An Men 89 Records makes several contributions (I mean, come on - of course that's the first place you look, right?), but Pakistani grindcore? OK....I'm sold. Bands from: Syria, India, Uzbekistan, Iran, Turkey, Singapore, Armenia, China, Indonesia, Philippines, Algeria, Israel, Nepal, Thailand, Malaysia, Sound Korea, Lebanon, Morocco and United Arab Emirates. 



          Doctor kills one and then himself in shooting at hospital where he had worked   
Gunfire broke out at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital on Friday afternoon.
          Gunman Kills 1, Wounds 6 In Bronx Hospital, Dies Of Apparent Self-Inflicted Wound   
Updated at 8 p.m. ET A gunman opened fire at a New York City area hospital on Friday, killing one person and injuring six others before killing himself, according New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill. In a brief news conference, O'Neill said the shooter was a former employee of the hospital but did not identify him. A law enforcement source tells NPR that the man was Dr. Henry Bello. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the attack apparently stemmed from a workplace-related matter but didn't elaborate. The gunfire reportedly broke out at about 2:50 p.m. ET at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. O'Neill said police received a 911 call about a shooter on the 16th floor of the hospital. The victims were found on the 16th and 17th floors. The shooter was found on the 17th floor with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, wearing a white medical lab coat. A rifle was found nearby. The hospital fire alarm system had been activated, O'Neill said, after the gunman attempted to set himself on
          For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

New York Times

For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
New York Times
The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
The Latest: Friends say slain NYC doctor was selflessWashington Post
Disgraced Doctor Threatened Former Colleagues Before RampageU.S. News & World Report
Corruption ran rampant at Bronx hospital before shootingNew York Post
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          Al menos 17 heridos luego que un hombre abrió fuego en un club en EEUU   
Los hechos ocurrieron menos de 24 horas después de otro tiroteo en el hospital Lebanon del Bronx en Nueva York
          Catonsville girl earns personal best in a muddy national rodeo competition   

It was Charlize Stair's first time in a national rodeo competition, and the 12-year-old from Catonsville was covered in mud.

The site of the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Lebanon, Tenn., was hit by Tropical Storm Cindy this week, meaning it poured during the competition and Charlize's horse,...


          Disgraced doctor threatened former colleagues before rampage   
NEW YORK (AP) " A doctor angry that his career was derailed at a New York City hospital toted an assault rifle past security in search of a colleague he was going to hold responsible. When that person wasn't there, he opened fire anyway, killing a doctor who was only there covering a shift as a favor, authorities said Saturday.The new details of Dr. Henry Bello's rampage emerged along with an email rant against colleagues he blamed for forcing him to resign from Bronx Lebanon Hospital [...]
          CRAYCRAFT-FRENCH, Ottie L.   
CRAYCRAFT-FRENCH, Ottie L. Age 79, of Lebanon, passed away June 27, 2017. Visitation June 30, (TODAY), 6-8 p.m. at Stubbs-Conner FH, Waynesville.
          For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

New York Times

For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
New York Times
The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
The Latest: Friends say slain NYC doctor was selflessWashington Post
Disgraced Doctor Threatened Former Colleagues Before RampageU.S. News & World Report
Corruption ran rampant at Bronx hospital before shootingNew York Post
CNN -ABC News -New York Daily News -CBS News
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          For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

New York Times

For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
New York Times
The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
'She never said no': Slain doctor in Bronx hospital shooting was covering shift as a favorLos Angeles Times
The Latest: Friends say slain NYC doctor was selflessWashington Post
Disgraced Doctor Threatened Former Colleagues Before RampageU.S. News & World Report
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          7/2/2017: Front Page: Israel says UN force’s presence in Lebanon ‘is unnecessary’   

Parallel to aggressive military steps in the occupied Golan Heights against Syrian troops for the fourth time last week, Israel authorised one of its anonymous military sources to accuse the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) of becoming...
          The Latest: Friends say slain NYC doctor was selfless   

The Latest: Friends say slain NYC doctor was selflessNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at Bronx Lebanon Hospital (all times local):



          New Details In Shooting At Bronx-Lebanon Hospital - 1010 Wins   

1010 Wins

New Details In Shooting At Bronx-Lebanon Hospital
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A female doctor is dead after the gunman opened fire Friday afternoon. Saturday morning, the NYPD released a photo of the rifle they say he used to shoot seven people before killing himself. CBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest ...

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          BREAKING - NYPD active shooter in Bronx Lebanon Hospital - Live link below - YouTube   

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BREAKING - NYPD active shooter in Bronx Lebanon Hospital - Live link below
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          74 174 | June 30, 2017 NYC Bronx-Lebanon Hospital shooting hoax headlines +False Flag & Masonic coding   

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Masonic = 74; Jewish = 74; Occult = 74; Killing = 74

The majority of NYC is on the 74th Meridian.
          Forbes Middle East announce its 2017 Ranking of Top 100 Companies in the Arab World   


·         Saudi Arabia dominates the list with 36 companies
·         The total market value of the top 100 companies in the Arab world reached $772 billion
·         49% of the top 100 companies are from the banking and financial services sector
·         Global Telecom Holding (#33) was the top gainer
·         10 new companies joined the top 100 list
Dubai, U.A.E. June 20, 2017: In its June issue, Forbes Middle East unveiled its 2017 ranking of the Top 100 Companies in the Arab World
Saudi Arabia continues to dominate the list with 36 companies. SABIC, which is from the kingdom, emerged at the top. With the rise in oil prices, the total market value of the top 100 companies in the Arab world reached $772 billion in April 2017, gaining 12% compared to the previous year. Although aggregate net profits decreased by 9.7% to $52.9 billion, sales and total assets increased by 2.4% and 3.8% to reach $288.3 billion and $2.7 trillion respectively as companies’ operational performance was relatively stable.
Following a wave of mergers and acquisitions across the region, banks and financial services take the largest share in terms of sector. The industrial sector and telecommunications came in second and third with Etisalat (#5) being the biggest telecommunications company across all metrics and Industries Qatar (#31) as the biggest industrial company in the list.
Global Telecom Holding (#33) was the top gainer in the list. Breaking the ranks this year are 10 new entrants: Omantel (#71), National Bank of Bahrain (#83), LafargeHolcim Maroc (#89), Elsewedy Electric (#92), Emaar The Economic City (#94), Saudi Ground Services (#94), Advanced Petrochemical Company (#97), BBK (#98), National Bank of Oman (#99) and Mannai Corporation (#100).
Khuloud Al Omian, Editor in Chief of Forbes Middle East said, “Although oil prices drive the Arab region’s economy, the share of banking and financial services followed by telecommunication and industrial sector is a positive sign towards more vibrant growth for companies in the region.”
Methodology:
A total of 1,300 listed companies were selected across the Arab stock markets from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Jordan, Egypt, Kuwait, Bahrain, U.A.E. (Abu Dhabi and Dubai), Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia. Those suspended from trading or who didn’t disclose their 2016 financial statements were excluded. Four metrics were measured: market value, sales, net profit and total assets. Market value and currency conversions are as of April 6, 2017. The cut-off was $1.9 billion for market value, $849 million for sales, $133 million for net profit and $5 billion for total assets. Each company received four separate scores based on its ranking on each metric within the list. To qualify, a company had to meet the minimum for at least one metric. 154 listed companies qualified at minimum one metric. All four scores were added (equally weighted) to reach a composite score and rank the companies.
The complete list can be viewed at: 
About Forbes Middle East
Forbes Middle East is a licensee of Forbes Media, and extends the Forbes brand of journalism across the Arab world. Forbes Middle East's distinctive editorial style attracts a readership of Arab leaders, entrepreneurs, C-level executives, government officials and investors united by a belief in the spirit of free enterprise and entrepreneurial values. 
Across the region, Forbes Middle East sets the pace for preemptive business journalism. By uncovering trends and anticipating opportunities in the regional marketplace, each monthly issue brings top executives the information critical to their success – in both Arabic and English language editions.
The magazine researches and publishes original rankings, based on methodologies set by Forbes Media.

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فوربس الشرق الأوسط تلعن عن
 أقوى 100 شركة في العالم العربي لعام 2017
-         المملكة العربية السعودية تتصدر القائمة بـ 36 شركة
-         772 مليار دولار القيمة السوقية الإجمالية لأقوى 100 شركة في العالم العربي
-         قطاع البنوك والخدمات المالية يهيمن على القائمة بـ 49%
-         غلوبال تيلكوم القابضة أكبر الرابحين
-         10 شركات جديدة في قائمة أقوى 100 شركة في العالم العربي

دبي، 20 يونيو 2017:
كشفت مجلة "فوربس الشرق الأوسط" في عددها الصادر في شهر يونيو/حزيران عن قائمتها لأقوى 100 شركة في العالم العربي. أظهرت القائمة تحسنا في أداء الشركات في المنطقة العربية خلال عام 2016، بسبب ارتفاع أسعار النفط مقارنة بالعام الذي سبقه.
واستطاعت الشركات التي أوردتها القائمة أن تحقق زيادة في المبيعات وإجمالي الأصول بنسبة 2.4 % و3.8 % لتصل إلى 288.3 مليار دولار و2.7 ترليون دولار على التوالي، حيث شهد الأداء التشغيلي للشركات استقرارًا نسبياً، على الرغم من أن صافي الأرباح الإجمالية انخفض بنسبة 9.7% ليصل إلى 52.9 مليار دولار. وبلغت القيمة السوقية الإجمالية لأقوى 100 شركة في العالم العربي 772 مليار دولار في أبريل/ نيسان2017، بزيادة نسبتها 12% عن العام السابق.
وقد فرضت الشركات السعودية وجودها على القائمة بشكل كبير، ممثلة بـ 36 شركة، بمجموع أصول قدرت بنحو 944.7 مليار دولار ومجموع مبيعات تقدر بـ 135.6 مليار دولار، واحتلت الشركة السعودية للصناعات الأساسية (سابك) المركز الأول بوصفها أكبر شركة في السعودية والعالم العربي. فيما حلّت قطر والإمارات في المركز الثاني والثالث بـ 19 و 17 شركة على التوالي.
وبالنظر إلى القطاعات، جاء قطاع البنوك والخدمات المالية الذي يشهد موجة من عمليات الدمج والاستحواذ في الإمارات والسعودية وقطر والمغرب ومصر صدارة القائمة بـ 49 %، ولا يزال (بنك قطر الوطني) الذي حاز المركز الثاني، يحتفظ بمكانته كأكبر بنك مدرج للتداول في المنطقة، يليه (بنك أبوظبي الأول) في المركز الـ 3، وهو ثمرة الاندماج بين (بنك أبو ظبي الوطني) و(بنك الخليج الأول).
فيما جاء قطاعا الاتصالات والصناعة في المرتبتين الثانية والثالثة على التوالي، فقد برزت (اتصالات) في المركز الـ 5، بوصفها أكبر شركة اتصالات في العالم العربي بالمقاييس كلها، و(صناعات قطر) في المركز الـ31 بوصفها أكبر شركة صناعية في القائمة.
وكانت (غلوبال تيلكوم القابضة) بالمركز 33 أكبر الرابحين، وعدت الشركة الأكثر تقدما في قائمة هذا العام إذ استطاعت أن تقفز من المركز 85 إلى 52. وقد زادت الشركة إجمالي أصولها بنسبة 18% لتصل إلى 5.6 مليار دولار.
وشهدت قائمة هذا العام إضافة 10 شركات جديدة وهي: (عمانتل) في المركز (71) و(بنك البحرين الوطني) في المركز 83، و(لافارج هولسيم المغرب) في المركز 89 و(السويدي الكتريك) في المركز 92، و(اعمار المدينة الاقتصادية) في المركز 94، و(الشركة السعودية للخدمات الارضية) في المركز 94، و(الشركة المتقدمة للبتروكيماويات) في المركز 97 و(بنك البحرين والكويت) في المركز 98، و(البنك الوطني العماني) في المركز 99، (مجمع شركات المناعي التجارية) في المركز 100.
وصرحت خلود العميان، رئيس تحرير فوربس الشرق الأوسط: "على الرغم من أن أسعار النفط تدفع باقتصاد المنطقة العربية، إلا أن قطاع البنوك والخدمات المالية، يليه قطاعا الاتصالات والصناعة، يسهم ويعد كعلامة إيجابية نحو نمو أكثر حيوية لشركات المنطقة".
المنهجية
بدأنا ب 1300 شركة مدرجة في أسواق الأسهم العربية من السعودية وقطر وعُمان والأردن ومصر والكويت والبحرين والإمارات (أبوظبي ودبي) ولبنان والمغرب وتونس. كما استثنينا الشركات المساهمة العامة التابعة للشركات المدرجة، وتلك الموقوفة عن التداول، بالإضافة إلى الشركات التي لم تكشف عن بياناتها المالية المدققة لعام 2016 . ولإنشاء قائمة أقوى الشركات في العالم العربي، استخدمنا 4 معايير: القيمة السوقية والمبيعات وصافي الأرباح وإجمالي الأصول. واعتمدت القيمة السوقية وتحويلات العملات في 6 أبريل/ نيسان 2017 . فيما كان الحد الأدنى لدخول القائمة 1.9 مليار دولار للقيمة السوقية، و 849 مليون دولار للمبيعات، و 133 مليون دولار لصافي الأرباح و 5 مليارات دولار لإجمالي الأصول. وحصلت كل شركة على 4 تقييمات بناءً على مرتبتها في كل معيار ضمن القائمة.
ويشترط على الشركة أن تلبي الحد الأدنى في معيار واحد على الأقل لضمان التأهل، فيما تحصل على درجة صفر في حال كانت دون الحد الأدنى المعتمد. وتأهلت 154 شركة مدرجة في معيار واحد على الاقل.
ثم قمنا بجمع المعايير ال 4 (بأوزان نسبية متساوية) لبلوغ درجة مجمعة لتصنيف الشركات. فكانت (سابك) الأعلى درجة بينها، و(مجمع شركات المناعي التجارية) في المركز 100.
للإطلاع على القائمة كاملة: قائمة 100 شركة في العالم العربي 2017    
                            

          Fite, Dewey   
Dewey Fite Lebanon, TN - age 99. Vis Sat 11am-until Serv. at 1p.m. PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL(615) 444-7007 www.partlowchapel.com
          For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

New York Times

For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
New York Times
The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
'She never said no': Slain doctor in Bronx hospital shooting was covering shift as a favorLos Angeles Times
Disgraced Doctor Threatened Former Colleagues Before RampageU.S. News & World Report
The Latest: Friends say slain NYC doctor was selflessWashington Post
New York Post -CNN -ABC News -CBS News
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          Lebanon County man dies after getting pinned under kayak at Swatara Creek   
JONESTOWN, Lebanon County, Pa. —  A 36-year old man, identified as Perry E. Ratcliffe Jr. of Lebanon, has died after being pinned under his kayak at the Swatara Creek in Lebanon County Saturday afternoon. Officials say Ratcliffe and 14 others were in their kayaks when several people got stuck floating over a low head dam West of Jonestown Borough. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Ratcliffe was pulled under heavy rapids near the dam after a thunderstorm. Other kayakers in the […]
          Police: Doctor armed with rifle kills 1, injures 6 at New York City hospital   
Police: Doctor armed with rifle kills 1, injures 6 at New York City hospital

NEW  YORK - A doctor who apparently harbored a longstanding grudge opened fire with an assault rifle at the New York City hospital where he used to work Friday, killing one and injuring several others before taking his own life, according to police sources.

In the wake of what New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called a "horrific" instance of what appeared to be workplace violence just before 3 p.m., the suspect, Dr. Henry Bello, who hid the AR-15 under his white lab coat, tried to set himself on fire and then shot himself in the head at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, the sources said.

"Our hearts go out to the family of the doctor who passed away," Mayor de Blasio said Friday, adding that the city stands in "solidarity" with those who were "fighting for their lives."

Hospital workers described a terrifying scene as well as heroism amid the chaos, according to ABC-owned station WABC.

Emergency-medical technician Robert Maldonado said he and his partner had locked themselves in a room with doctors and nurses when they heard someone yell for medics, according to WABC.

When they ran out, they found a doctor shot in the stomach, the station said.

"He was in a lot of pain obviously. We carried him nine floors. The police department helped carry, I helped put pressure on the wound, the entrance and exit wound and the police department they all just grabbed his legs, grabbed his arms," Maldonado told WABC.

Police sources told ABC News the alleged killer, who resigned from Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in 2015 over allegations he sexually harassed a co-worker, went to the hospital's 16th floor looking for the doctor against whom he held a grudge.

When he was told that the doctor wasn’t there, Bello opened fire, the sources said, wounding six people.

He then went to the 17th floor, where he encountered a female doctor in a hallway and fatally shot her, according to the sources.

Bello then attempted to set himself on fire and then shot himself in the head, sources said.

Five of the injured are hospital staff members, with three in stable condition and two in critical condition as of Saturday morning. The sixth person injured was a patient at the hospital and remains in stable condition, according to Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center's physician-in-chief, Dr. Sridhar Chilimuri.

At a news conference Saturday morning, Chilimuri said the hospital was, in a sense, "well prepared" for the shooting, as nurses and doctors immediately stepped up to tend to the wounded, evacuate patients and even risk their own lives protecting those who couldn't be moved. He said hospital staff were able to move some 50 patients out of the hospital within 10 minutes.

"Everyone did what they had to do," the physician-in-chief told reporters. "They were protecting the patients while the remaining staff were taking care of people who were injured."

According to the police sources, Bello had four prior arrests, the most serious for sex abuse in Greenwich Village in August 2004, when he lifted a 23-year-old woman up by her crotch outside a Bleecker Street building.

He pleaded guilty to unlawful imprisonment, a misdemeanor, and was sentenced to community service, the sources said.

Bello was also charged with unlawful surveillance for allegedly peeking under a victim’s clothing in October 2009, according to the sources. In 2003, he was charged with fare beating and burglary.

Further details on those cases as well as their statuses was not clear.

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center spokesman Errol Schneer said Bello was hired in August 2014 and the hospital wasn't aware of his criminal record at the time. Bello handed in his resignation in February 2015 in lieu of being terminated.

"There was no warning whatsoever that he would return or that he would ever take this kind of action," Schneer told reporters at the news conference Saturday morning.

Bello was a Nigerian national who went to medical school in the Caribbean, according to sources. He was not a licensed doctor in the U.S. but working under a limited state-issued permit. He had previously been issued a pharmacy technician license in California in 2006, around the time he was at University of Southern California, sources said.

ABC News' Morgan Winsor contributed to this report.


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          Nigerian Born Doctor Kills 1, Injures 6, At New York Hospital   
A disgruntled Nigerian medical doctor, Henry Bello, on Friday, barged into the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Centre, New York, United States with an armed rifle, killing one and injuring six others. According to the New York Police Department, Bello also opened fire on himself and died in the process. The suspect, aged 45, was found dead […]
          Fresh US-led air raid leaves 5 civilians dead in northeast Syria   
In this file photo, a pair of US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria. (Photo by Reuters)
At least five civilians have lost their lives when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group carried out an airstrike against Syria’s troubled northeastern province of Hasakah.
Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Manar television network reported that the aerial attack had targeted al-Hussein village, located more than 650 kilometers northeast of the capital Damascus on Saturday afternoon.
The airstrike came only two days after the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said US-led airstrikes had hit the village of al-Dablan, located about 20 kilometers southeast of Mayadin town, leaving at least 30 civilians dead and dozens more injured.
On June 26, dozens of people lost their lives when a string of coalition strikes targeted a jail run by Daesh extremists in Mayadin, located some 45 kilometers southeast of the eastern Syrian city of Dayr al-Zawr.
The Britain-based Observatory said the aerial assaults left 42 prisoners and 15 Daesh terrorists dead.
The US-led coalition has been conducting airstrikes against what are said to be Daesh targets inside Syria since September 2014 without any authorization from the Damascus government or a UN mandate. 
The military alliance has repeatedly been accused of targeting and killing civilians. It has also been largely incapable of fulfilling its declared aim of destroying Daesh.
Syrian forces regain control over several areas
Meanwhile, Syrian government forces, backed by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have dealt stinging blows to foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants across the conflict-ridden Arab country, establishing full control over a number of regions.
A military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Syria’s official news agency, SANA, that Syrian soldiers and their allies had recaptured the strategic areas of Shahed 9 and 10 on the eastern outskirts of Salamiyah district in the west-central province of Hama.
Scores of Daesh Takfiris were also killed as Syrian forces destroyed the last militant positions there.
Syrian pro-government forces drive towards smoke rising from buildings after they took control of the northern Syrian town of Maskanah from Daesh Takfiri terrorists on June 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
Elsewhere in Talet al-Sanouf district on the western outskirts of Dayr al-Zawr, an army unit thwarted a Daesh assault on military positions, killing and injuring dozens of the extremists.
Moreover, Syrian Air Force fighter jets carried out a series of airstrikes on Daesh positions in the al-Rashdiyah, al-Kanamat, al-Huwaijah, Panorama, al-Thardeh, Aiyyash and al-Baghiliyah neighborhoods of Dayr al-Zawr, killing and injuring a number of terrorists.
Syria has been fighting different foreign-sponsored militant and terrorist groups since March 2011. UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura estimated last August that more than 400,000 people had been killed in the crisis until then.

          Doctor who killed 1 at NYC hospital was 'aggressive'   

The gunman, identified as Dr. Henry Bello who used to work at the hospital, returned... . Police gather outside Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York after a gunman opened fire and then took his own life there on Friday, June 30, 2017.


          Bronx Hospital Alleged Shooter Sent Email to Newspaper Before Rampage   

Bronx Hospital Alleged Shooter Sent Email to Newspaper Before RampageIn a chilling e-mail sent to the New York Daily News, suspect Henry Bello complained he was forced out of his job at Bronx Lebanon Hospital because of “bogus” complaints from colleagues.



          Good for Tulsi   


Tulsi Gabbard: Our media and politicians keep pushing regime change wars even though these wars have empowered Al-Qaeda and created ISIS.



Tulsi Gabbard is one of the few members of Congress that I respect.

She is right, we keep destroying the world and then moving on to destroy another space.

We have damaged the world in ways no one wants to cop to.

This is long term damage which includes death and killing.

So many civilians are gone because of our actions.

Good for Tulsi.


"Iraq snapshot" (THE COMMON ILLS):
Monday, June 26, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, The Mosul Slog continues, Brett McGurk says a lot but none of it about diplomacy, and much more.



ALJAZEERA reports:

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters launched a string of counterattacks in a western Mosul neighbourhood, setting off clashes that continued overnight, Iraqi officials said on Monday.
An unknown number of suicide bombers and gunmen targeted the Hay al-Tanak and Yarmuk neighbourhoods, and set fire to houses and cars in Tanak, military officials told news agencies.
The area had been declared free of ISIL in May.
Several people are reported to have died in the attacks, which sowed panic among residents who had returned to the area, and prompted hundreds of families to flee overnight.



Yes, The Mosul Slog continues.

Day 246 of The Mosul Slog.

And, yet again, press reports circulate that it will be over shortly.

ASHARQ AL-AWSAT reports this morning, "The battle to take full control of Mosul from ISIS will be over in a few days, a general said Monday as Iraqi forces searched neighborhoods of west Mosul they retook weeks ago after a surprise jihadist attack on their rear that left several dead."



Searched neighborhoods of west Mosul they retook weeks ago . . .


How it repeats.

Over and over.

Here's the White House's special envoy Brett McGurk, speaking last week, trying to explain ISIS:


  
So what is ISIS? It is the largest, most sophisticated, and most global terrorist organization the world has ever seen.
Only two years ago, it controlled what was effectively a quasi-state, its so-called caliphate, with territory the size of Lebanon spanning across Iraq and Syria.
It controlled millions of people, entire cities, dual capitals in Raqqa and Mosul, generating revenue through oil and gas, taxes, antiquities trade, hostage taking, of more than a billion dollars per year.
It enslaved thousands of young girls, committed acts of genocide against minority groups, Yazidis and Christians, and sought to destroy our common human heritage, from Palmyra in Syria, to the Ninewa plains in northern Iraq.
It also established franchises, seven in all, from Sinai just to our west, to Afghanistan, Libya, and Nigeria, all with central direction and planning from ISIS’s capital in Raqqa.
And it sought to spread terrorism to all of our homelands, directing attacks from Raqqa … in Paris, Istanbul, and Brussels, and inspiring them from London, to Berlin, to Garland, Texas.
Its manpower at its height in 2015, while hard to pinpoint specifically, was in the upper tens of thousands – hard core fighters, at least.
The figures we can pinpoint are staggering: more than 40,000 foreign fighters, Jihadists, flooded into Syria between 2013 and 2016 from over 100 countries all around the world. The world had never really seen anything like it – the supercharged global Jihad.
General Gilead, many of us in this room, were extremely alarmed by this phenomenon as early as 2013. Many of us in Washington, some of my former colleagues here, were also discussing it with extreme concern.
Foremost attention among many, however, in those years, I think we have to be honest, there was a belief, by some, that this flood of Jihadist fighters could somehow be tamed and contained – after Bashar al-Assad was removed from power. I think that was a false assumption and it carried some tragic consequences.
The flood of extremist fighters and weapons into Syria combined with the crimes of the Asad regime created an explosive environment for al Qaeda, from which ISIS sprung.
ISIS rapidly spread, in 2013, across eastern Syria, killing anyone who sought to confront it. It spread openly into Iraq in early 2014, capturing Fallujah, and laying siege to Ramadi in Anbar province.
Suicide attacks in Iraq nearly all of whom at the time were committed by foreign fighters, people coming from around the world into Syria and Iraq to blow themselves up – rose from five to ten per month in 2012 to sometimes 60 per month in 2014, targeting markets, mosques, soccer games, local officials – mayors, town councils – and security personnel.
In June, 2014, Mosul, a city of nearly 2 million people, fell to ISIS; and its leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi, declared a caliphate from the grand Mosque of Al Nuri in Mosul’s old city. And late yesterday, as Iraqi Security forces closed in on that mosque, about 100 meters away, ISIS blew it up. A mosque which sat there since the 12th century, ISIS blew it up. The last month in Mosul is really telling. Summer of 2014, Baghdadi announces from that mosque that he’s the caliph creating a caliphate—the caliph proclaims his legitimacy by this ability to protect people in his so called caliphate. All of this was a false lie. But that’s what he said in the summer of 2014.
In the last month, as Iraqi Security forces closed in on that last district in Mosul, ISIS has killed any civilian trying to leave. They used a hospital on some high ground, just north of the old city, as a killing tower—with snipers killing any civilians trying to leave. We’ve actually been accused, our forces, of using white phosphorus for example, in Mosul. And I defer to our military professionals, but they use white phosphorus not to target anybody, not to kill anybody, but as a shield to allow civilians to escape. We were somehow declared of using this ammunition which was harming civilians. In fact, we were helping civilians escape as ISIS sat in a tower—a hospital which we did not want to target—and killed anyone that tried to leave. And last night they blew up the mosque in which Baghdadi declared his caliphate, I think it was a very significant moment here in the last 24 hours.
But back in 2014, if you rewind the tape, this announcement of a caliphate accelerated recruitment from around the world, with thousands of men, women, and even children, traveling through Turkey and into Syria through established smuggling networks.
About a month later in July 2014, ISIS broke through the western Iraqi border at al Qaim and approached Baghdad down the Euphrates valley, and also in the north along the Tigris valley.
Near Tikrit that summer in 2014, ISIS terrorists rounded up One Thousand Seven Hundred young Iraqi military cadets, and murdered them one-by-one, and they filmed the scene on YouTube.
I was in Iraq at the time. Newspaper headlines declared Baghdad was about to fall. There were reports of an ISIS “zero hour” in the capital and it was causing a panic among the population. We in fact reduced our embassy personnel and dusted off contingency evacuation plans given the uncertainty.
President Obama early in this crisis asked for my recommendation among others, some that are in this room, Elissa Slotkin among others, about what we should do. And our only response was we had to fight back – and fight back soon because there we had no other choice.
But we had to fight smartly, not with U.S. forces in Iraqi and Syrian towns and villages; but by strengthening local forces – Syrians and Iraqis – to take on the fight themselves, combined with devastating air power, and importantly with a political strategy that empowered people at the local level to secure their own communities, with a government in Baghdad that was responsive to its people.
We had to rally the world – particularly the Muslim world – to take on the fight themselves, combating ISIS’s poison in the mosques and online and in the media 24/7.
We had to ensure that what came after ISIS was more stable, creating the conditions for people to return to their homes and rebuild their devastated communities.
And we had to prepare a campaign that targeted ISIS financing, foreign fighter networks, global affiliates, and propaganda.
In the summer of 2014, that seemed a nearly impossible task –the Iraqi Security Forces had just completely and totally collapsed and we had almost nobody to work with on the ground in Syria--but we got to work.
We built a global coalition against ISIS, that is now the largest of its kind in history with 71 members, including 67 nations, plus NATO, INTERPOL, the EU, and the Arab League.
Early on, we organized this grand coalition around five specific lines of effort, each focusing on a particular aspect of the ISIS problem and pooling global resources to confront it:
First, we provide military support to our partners on the ground;
Second, we work to stop the flow of foreign fighters, by securing the border between Syria and Turkey and severing the international networks.
Third, halting ISIS access to financial support;
Fourth, we address the humanitarian and stabilization in areas cleared of ISIS to allow the population to return;
Fifth, we combat ISIS’s poisonous ideology.
The first airstrikes by our coalition were launched in September, 2014. There have been nearly 30,000 since, it’s been the most precise air campaign in history, and combined with aggressive and innovative global initiatives along each of the lines I just mentioned.

And while this war is far from over, the results to date are promising. 



Are the results promising?


Many observers note the destruction of Mosul.

That's promising?





Brett outlines a now three year program above.

But where's the diplomacy?

Where's the work beyond military?


Nothing has been done.

At some point, you have to argue that this was intentional.

The Islamic State rose in Iraq because then-prime minister Nouri al-Maliki was persecuting the Sunnis.

Has that persecution ended?

No.

Even now there are reports -- and photographs -- of Sunni civilians being tortured and killed.

When does that get addressed?

Smart people argued the time to address it was years ago.

But, under Barack Obama, the White House rewarded Nouri.


Even when the voters gave him the heave-ho in 2010, Barack still supported Nouri for a second term and had US officials ont he ground in Iraq negotiate The Erbil Agreement to give Nouri a second term.


ISIS didn't rise in a vacuum.

The conditions that allowed it to take root still exist.

So now what?


Sarhang Hamasaeed and Michael Yaffe (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) offer:

That will require sustained attention to the "Three Rs:" Relief, Reconstruction and Reconciliation, all of which are needed concurrently. Relief means not only continued humanitarian aid but also security assistance to protect reconstruction and reconciliation and to facilitate the return of 3 million displaced people.
Political and social reconciliation, in turn, will be needed to prevent violence and reprisals and make way for sustainable reconstruction. The U.S. should develop a plan to help resolve fundamental national and regional political issues that will allow Iraq's constellation of groups to co-exist in peace.

Already, unity is fraying among forces that stood against ISIS. Sinjar, Tel Afar and Tuz Khurmatu have emerged as flashpoints of incipient conflict. Wrangling between the Kurds and Baghdad over oil, territory and Kurdish independence continues as regional powers such as Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey— as well as Iraqi groups — jockey for influence. Since the ISIS onslaught in 2014, for example, Popular Mobilization Forces militias, most supported by Iran, have established offices all over Iraq — 16 just in one town south of Mosul, Iraqis tell us — in a bid to gain control in areas recaptured from ISIS. As next year's parliamentary elections approach, they'll be well positioned to buy cooperation, exert authority and support to candidates, further solidifying their grip.



Maybe the time to start this sort of work was in 2014 and not in a mad rush to beat the next election?



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          Fake news   
Patrick Martin (WSWS) reports:

The CIA’s principal house organ, the New York Times, published a lead editorial Sunday on the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election that is an incendiary and lying exercise in disinformation aimed at whipping up support for war with Russia.
The editorial was well-timed, coming on the morning of the same day that the US military shot down a Syrian warplane, setting off a dramatic escalation in the US conflict with Russia. The editors of the Times have the closest ties with US military and intelligence officials and no doubt were aware that something was being planned, if they were not briefed about the details.
Under the headline “Mr. Trump’s Dangerous Indifference to Russia,” the Times uses the language of war to assert: “A rival foreign power launched an aggressive cyberattack on the United States, interfering with the 2016 presidential election… The unprecedented nature of Russia’s attack is getting lost in the swirling chaos of recent weeks, but it shouldn’t be.”
The Times presents zero evidence to back up a wild reference to “the sheer scope and audacity of the Russian efforts.” The editorial simply declares, “American intelligence agencies have concluded,” followed by a long list of allegations:
“Under direct orders from President Vladimir Putin, hackers connected to Russian military intelligence broke into the email accounts of senior officials at the Democratic National Committee and of Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, John Podesta. They passed tens of thousands of emails to the website WikiLeaks, which posted them throughout the last months of the campaign in an attempt to damage the Clinton campaign.
“Even more disturbing, hackers sought access to voter databases in at least 39 states, and in some cases tried to alter or delete voter data. They also appear to have tried to take over the computers of more than 100 local election officials in the days before the November 8 vote.”

Editorial page editor James Bennet presents not a single fact that supports the Times ’ assertions. What is the evidence that there were “direct orders” from Putin, or that hackers linked to Russian intelligence raided Democratic email accounts and supplied material to WikiLeaks, or that (other?) hackers tried to access voter databases and the computers of local election officials? The entire mountain of accusations is suspended in air.


There is no proof.

Fake news is pretending otherwise.

This little fantasy has played out long enough and done more than enough damage.

We do not need war with Russia.

Someone tell Hillary Clinton to get her fat ass back to the woods because we don't need her or her fanatics.

We need peace.

Hillary is a War Hawk.

How typical that these efforts to promote her also promote war.


"Iraq snapshot" (THE COMMON ILLS):
Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Chaos and violence continue, two journalists are killed and two more injured, The Mosul Slog continues with no end in sight, and much more.



ALJAZEERA reports:

A landmine blast in the Iraqi city of Mosul has killed one Kurdish and one French journalist, as Iraq's forces push deeper into the last remaining areas held by ISIL fighters.
Kurdish reporter Bakhtiyar Addad, who was working with a French team as a fixer and interpreter, was killed in Monday's explosion, according to public broadcaster France Televisions and global journalist rights watchdog Reporters Without Borders. 

French journalist Stephan Villeneuve and two other French journalists were also wounded in the blast. Villeneuve later succumbed to his wounds, the broadcaster said in the early hours of Tuesday.


RUDAW explains:

Posts on his Facebook page show Haddad, 41, helping a French-language weekly magazine to publish photos of ISIS militants of French nationality.
 

“Not everybody can find the photos of French ISIS militants who are in Mosul,” read his last Facebook post on Thursday. “[Only] experts can do it. This is again helping the Republic of France to find them again. Some of these people are back in France. The Paris Match magazine got these photos through me.”

XINHUA notes two more French journalists were left injured in the blast.  FRANCE 24 adds:

A video journalist who had covered a number of conflicts across the world, Villeneuve was filming a piece together with Veronique Robert on the battle of Mosul for French news programme Envoye Special, aired on public television channel France 2.
They were both taken to a hospital on a US military base following the explosion.

Reporter Samuel Forey, who worked for a number of French media organisations including French daily Le Figaro, also suffered light injuries.



Two journalists killed in blast in Iraqi city of Mosul
 
 






The Mosul Slog continues.  Day  244 of The Mosul Slog.




Map update of Old city, the NW front which is lead by Counter Terrorism units have made gained significant.
 
 



Still not completed.  Still ongoing.


Bill Van Auken (WSWS) reports:


Backed by US airstrikes, artillery and special forces “advisors,” Iraqi troops began storming Mosul’s crowded Old City, where the United Nations estimates that some 150,000 civilians are trapped under the siege.
Iraqi commanders have issued triumphalist statements hailing the offensive as the beginning of the end for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which took control of Iraq’s second-largest city after government troops melted away in the face of their advance in June 2014.
“This is the last chapter” in the battle for Mosul, Lt. Gen. Abdul Ghani al-Asadi, the commander of the Counter Terrorism Service (CTS), the elite US-trained unit that has borne the brunt of the fighting, told the media Sunday. He warned that he expects a “vicious and tough fight.”
How long this “last chapter” will last is by no means clear. Some commanders have predicted that it will take at least a month to retake the area. US-backed Iraqi forces began their siege of Mosul eight months ago. Since then, thousands of Iraqi civilians have died under US bombs, rockets and shells. The UN has confirmed the killing of 230 civilians in western Mosul during the last two weeks alone, undoubtedly a significant undercount of the real death toll. The rest of the population has been reduced to desperate conditions, without adequate food, water or medical aid.

This final stage of the battle may well prove the bloodiest. The Old City is the most densely populated area of Mosul, with narrow alleyways that will make an advance by infantry troops difficult.



Bloodier?



: '1000s of children in grave danger as Mosul offensive begins' warns
 
 




244 days later.

The operation that was supposed to last mere weeks.

244 days later it still drags on.

And what has it accomplished?

Creating more refugees and orphans?

Killing thousands of civilians?

What has been accomplished?


Mustafa Habib (NIQASH) reports:


As the extremist group known as the Islamic State is driven out of the country, the Iraqi government is facing up to a new threat to its authority – this comes from the Shiite Muslim militias, once volunteers who came together to defend their towns against the Islamic State but who have since turned into a formidable, quasi-official fighting force.
The Shiite Muslim militias themselves are divided into three main groups, with some professing loyalty to the Iraqi government and the Shiite Muslim religious authorities in Najaf, while others openly admit they take orders from neighbouring Iran and Iranian clerics. A third group is affiliated with the Iraqi clerics, Muqtada al-Sadr or Ammar al-Hakim.
The factions loyal to Iran differ from the others in that they are the most well-armed and more powerful than the others. They are called the Walaei militias – the word means “loyal” – and they say that they prefer to obey Iran’s spiritual leader, the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and that they see Iraq and Syria as one military front, where they will continue to fight even after the Islamic State, or IS, group has been expelled.
One of the around 20 different groups associated with the Walaei militias is the Khorasani Brigade, who are closely associated with Iranian General Hamid Taghavi, a member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, who was killed fighting the IS group in northern Iraq in late 2014. Alongside pictures of Taghavi, the faction has idolizing pictures of Khamenei in its headquarters and on their military vehicles. 
“I can openly say that we do not take our orders from the Iraqi government,” says Abu Hassan al-Atabi, one of the members of the brigade, speaking to NIQASH on the phone. “We fought in Iraq during these difficult times and we have fought to prevent the fall of Baghdad [to the IS group]. We will be present even after the extremists have been pushed out. The IS group is just one of our challenges,” he continued. “The conflict in the Middle East continues and we are ready to fight in Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, or any other country where there are terrorists.” 



244 days -- and don't kid yourself that the Iraqi government's used this time to improve things politically.

They can't even hold elections.

Provincial elections were supposed to take place in April -- two months ago.

That did not happen.

They've now been pushed back to the fall though many observers feel even that is unrealistic and some are calling for them to take place in 2018 when national elections take place.

As usual, Nouri al-Maliki has ensured that his interests will be protected -- one of his stooges has been put in charge of the Independent High Electoral Commission.  Nouri's regularly used this 'independent' commission to decide who can and can't run.  As usual, the inept Saleh al-Mutlaq will cover his own ass and he's on the commission as well.  (Saleh's real good about making nice with Nouri and forgetting the election cycle that Nouri kicked him out.)


Nothing appears to have changed.

Mahmud Yasin Kurdi (RUDAW) speaks with Sheikh Faysal Hamadi who explains how ISIS took hold in Mosul:



“There was oppression against the people of Mosul. Sixty percent of the army and police forces were ghost employees. This made it easier for ISIS to invade Mosul in a short period of time,” he said.

He criticizes the previous Iraqi government led by Nouri al-Maliki.

“From time to time, they were taking a group of people to outside Mosul and killing them for connections with al-Qaeda. This made the people of Mosul help ISIS militants who could then control the city easily,” he said.



All this time later, what's changed?



The following community sites -- plus Tavis Smiley -- updated:










  •           Still with the Russia hysteria?   
    Patrick Martin (WSWS) explains:

    Has your electric garage door stopped working? Does your dog wake up in the middle of the night and begin howling? Is the weather unseasonably hot, cold, windy, dry or wet? Has your television set (or refrigerator, or sound system or home alarm) inexplicably turned on, or off?
    If one uncritically viewed the corporate-controlled media and accepted at face value the statements of much of official Washington, especially the Democratic Party, one could easily draw the conclusion that the Russians did it.
    A paranoid frenzy is gripping the US political and media establishment. A ruling elite that commands the world’s largest economy ($18 trillion, 24.3 percent of world GDP), the world’s largest military, and the most technically sophisticated spying apparatus is obsessed with the supposedly omnipresent tentacles of a government that oversees the world’s twelfth largest economy (1.8 percent of world GDP, or one-fourteenth that of the US), and which entered the computer era a generation later than Silicon Valley.
    By one estimate, the United States has 3.6 million computer programmers, about 20 percent of the world’s total, compared to just over half a million in Russia. The US is home to the most powerful software, hardware and Internet companies in the world. No Russian IT company ranks in the world’s top 100. Yet, according to the narrative peddled by the American media in its campaign over alleged Russian hacking during the 2016 US presidential election, Russian cyber warfare operations have cut through US IT systems like a knife through butter.
    Thursday’s appearance by fired FBI Director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee has raised the anti-Russian hysteria in the US media to a new level. The former head of the US political police denounced supposed Russian interference in the US elections as a dire threat to American democracy. “They’re going to come for whatever party they choose to try and work on behalf of,” he warned. “And they will be back… they are coming for America.”


    Coming for America?

    Ay-yi-yi.

    Maybe he meant to say COMING TO AMERICA?

    We can all agree that was a funny movie, right?

    Comey and his ilk are hideous.

    They will not accept the truth that Hillary Clinton was a lousy candidate who lost.

    So day after day, we have to indulge their crazy.

    Hillary is a disgrace and she needs to go away.

    She won't.

    That encourages her rabid fan base.

    She needs to go away.

    Her fans?

    They need to accept that she lost, that she's a loser.



    "Iraq snapshot" (THE COMMON ILLS):
    Monday, June 12, 2017.  The Mosul Slog continues, Donald Trump still has no new approach for Iraq, and much more.



    We're starting with news from last week


    Poverty and the poor were not addressed in last year's presidential campaign.

    We can't expect the media that ignored the topic or the duopoly candidates who refused to talk about the issue to bring it up now.


    So let's do our part to break the silence by again noting Senator Patrick Leahy's opening remarks at last week's Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the proposed HUD budget:



    Senator Patrick Leahy: I am very concerned about President Trump’s budget for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This budget would leave low-income, elderly and disabled Americans out in the cold.  It would deny shelter to victims of domestic and sexual violence.  It would bring to a screeching halt programs that spur economic development and help ensure that safe, sustainable and affordable housing is available in our communities.
    Bluntly, Secretary Carson, this budget is a travesty.  It slashes $7.3 billion from the work of your Department.  It decimates Section 8 rental assistance grants that help keep very-low-income families, as well as elderly and disabled Americans, in decent, safe housing.  It eliminates the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the HOME programs, which help drive economic development in more than 1,200 American cities, including in Vermont.  Eliminating these programs doesn’t just eliminate a Federal investment; these projects leverage other public and private sources to make them a reality.  For every dollar we invest in CDBG projects $3.65 is leveraged in other public and private resources.  And, while I recognize that this does not fall under the jurisdiction of your Department, the administration’s attack on housing programs is only amplified with the elimination of NeighborWorks, which in one year alone provided affordable housing for more than 360,000 families, created and maintained more than 53,000 jobs, and leveraged its appropriation at a ratio of 91 to 1.  Let me repeat that leverage ratio:  91 to 1.  Under this budget, all of those dollars disappear.  Secretary Carson, where are the people who rely on these programs supposed to go?
    The President’s budget fails to include tenant-based rental assistance for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.  In 2013, Senator Crapo and I worked together to strengthen, expand and reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.  Too often, victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault or stalking remain in dangerous living situations simply because they have nowhere to go.  That in and of itself is devastating, but all too frequently families have to make the tragic decision between becoming homeless with their children, or staying in a house where either they and/or their children may be subject to physical abuse.  Your Department should be working hand-in-hand with the Justice Department, which administers the successful transitional housing assistance grant program, to find effective ways to support these survivors and ensure they have access to safe and affordable housing.  Secretary Carson, what will you tell these victims since you fail to support these programs in this request?
    Poverty is “no state of mind.”  Housing is not a political issue; it is a moral one. In Vermont, we know that housing people first is key to helping them step out of poverty.  With the help of Federal investments like Homelessness Assistance Grants, states like Vermont have reduced chronic homelessness by 45 percent, but this is only possible with help from your Department.  Communities across the country know that, instead, your budget will close emergency shelters and put people back on the streets.  Secretary Carson, how will this budget help the Department meet its mission?
    Now is the time to invest in our Nation’s affordable housing infrastructure – not to decimate it.  This budget will eliminate the investments and hands-on efforts that help families succeed.   This isn’t a “foundation for greatness.”  This budget is a travesty.



    Poverty's become the forbidden word in the US media (unless they're speaking of conditions in another country).


    Meanwhile, Day 236 of The Mosul Slog.


    Joint Operations officially announce that Army 9th Division have stormed Bab sinjar district north Old city.
     
     







    map update. Green= completely liberated. Orange= frontline clashes. White= control.
     
     




    Yes, the slog continues.

    Maybe today it will be concluded?  Maybe tomorrow?  Who knows.

    But it's been 236 days so far -- an operation that was supposed to take mere weeks has taken 236 days.


    And what comes next?

    Apparently more of the same.



    (643)Iraqi men and children have been missed after kidnapping by Hashd Militia one year ago;we ask the PM :where are they?
     
     



    643 'liberated' are missing.


    It's exactly this sort of crime that gave fuel to the rise of ISIS in Iraq to begin with.

    Nabih Bulos (LOS ANGELES TIMES) reports:

    The corpses had been tossed on both sides of a virtually deserted side road leaving the village of Hamam Alil, 15 miles south of Mosul. Shriveled and discolored by the summer sun, they barely registered a glance from drivers rumbling past.
    But all seven corpses had three things in common: Their hands had been tied behind their backs; they had been blindfolded; and, though they were decomposed, one could still make out the rictus of pain imprinted on their faces.
    The gruesome remains were among at least 26 blindfolded and handcuffed bodies found in government-held areas in and around Mosul, Human Rights Watch said in a report last week, in what it concluded were extrajudicial killings probably carried out by government forces since the start of the operation to retake the city from Islamic State in October. 


    These are the problems that created the platform for ISIS to rise in Iraq.

    These problems have not been addressed to this day.


    In other news, Liam Quinn (DAILY MAIL) reports:

    Donald Trump is yet to meet or speak with his top commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan almost nearly five months in office.
    Military.com, a veteran membership organization, detailed Trump's lack of contact with arguably the two most important US officials in the region. 
    The president does not communicate directly with the commanders - Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend in Iraq and General John W. Nicholson Jr. in Afghanistan - because they are 'three or four echelons below' him, a White House official told the website.
    'The president does respect the chain of command and he gets the vast majority of his information from the top echelons of his national security teams,' the official said.

     

    Oh, goody, a month later the press shows up.  From May 2nd's "Editorial: The conversation that didn't take place..." at THIRD:

    Control will now be placed in the hands of those who are more familiar with the military since they are a part of it.

    But isn't this delegation also thwarting civilian control?

    Isn't that the whole point in the president of the United States being commander in chief and not some general: Civilian control.

    There are pluses and minuses to the issue -- both in terms of a President Donald Trump (who seems to alarm many) and in terms of the power structure itself.

    But, strangely, it was one of last week's least noted and explored issues.

    On PBS' gabfest WASHINGTON WEEK, it didn't even get a mention.

    Worse, CBS' FACE THE NATION had a sit down with Trump yet failed to ask about the above.

    Failed to ask about Iraq at all,

    (Saturday night would bring news of another US military fatality in Iraq.  In fairness, John Dickerson interviewed Trump on Saturday before that news broke.)


    Setting aside that Trump has done this, if any other person in the White House had turned over this power to the military, wouldn't we see it as shirking responsibility?



    Thanks for catching up (finally), DAILY MAIL, and aren't we lucky that MILITARY.COM raised the issue so DAILY MAIL could pretend this was current.

    Let's steer the press to the next place it will be in a month or so.

    Douglas A. Silliman:

      Douglas A. Silliman is the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq. He arrived in Baghdad on September 1, 2016.
    He served as Ambassador to Kuwait from 2014 until July 2016. In 2013-2014, he served as a Senior Advisor in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs in the Department of State in Washington, D.C., working on Iraq issues and the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. He was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq from 2012 to 2013 and Minister Counselor for Political Affairs in Baghdad from 2011 to 2012. He was the Deputy Chief of Mission in Ankara, Turkey from 2008 to 2011. He joined the Department of State in 1984 and is a career member of Senior Foreign Service.
    Ambassador Silliman earlier served as Director and Deputy Director of the State Department’s Office of Southern European Affairs, as Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan, and as the Regional Officer for the Middle East in the Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism. Ambassador Silliman worked as political officer in Islamabad, Pakistan, in the Office of Soviet Union Affairs, as Lebanon Desk officer, and as Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs. He began his career as a visa officer in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and a political officer in Tunis, Tunisia.
    Ambassador Silliman received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science summa cum laude from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where he was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He earned a Master of Arts in International Relations from the George Washington University in Washington, DC.
    He has received numerous awards from the Department of State, including the Secretary’s Award for Public Outreach in 2007 and senior performance awards. The American Foreign Service Association gave Ambassador Silliman its Sinclaire Language Award in 1993 and the W. Averill Harriman Award for outstanding junior officer in 1988. He speaks Arabic and French. 


    Let's review: Chris Hill, James Jeffrey, Robert Beecroft, Stuart E. Jones and Douglas Silliman.

    Those are Barack's confirmed US Ambassadors to Iraq.  Five in eight years -- part of the reason for the instability in Iraq.

    Obama also nominated Brett McGurk but Brett's nomination sunk.

    Trump was sworn in back in January.

    It's now June.

    When does he plan to name a nominee for US Ambassador to Iraq?

    Or is he farming out that duty as well?

    The Mosul operation is going to end at some point.

    And then there won't be anymore excuses for not doing anything about the root of Iraq's problems.

    Where's the diplomacy addressing that issue?

    There's not even a new team in place.

    Is there a strategy?

    As it is, Donald's using Barack's last ambassador as well as special envoy Brett McGurk.

    For someone who wasn't happy with Barack's approach to Iraq, Donald has yet to propose any alternative.




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              New York'ta silahlı saldırı   

    New York'taki Bronx Lebanon Hastanesi’nden silahlı saldırı düzenlendi. Hastanenin eski bir doktorunun otomatik silahla ateş açması sonucu 1 kişinin öldüğü, 5'i ağır 6 kişinin yaralandığı açıklandı.


              Several shot at New York hospital, police sources say   

    Cheyenne County Attorney Paul Scha... -- Police are responding to reports of an active shooter at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in the Bronx, New York.Police sources tell ABC News that at least three pe... -- Separated by fewer than 250 miles, the people of Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria are awaiting liberation from ISIS.Two campaigns, backed by the U.S.-led coal... Taking place this week was the 46th University of - Lincoln water tour. It is co-hosted with Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District .


              NYPD: Several shot at Bronx hospital; shooter dead   

    NYPD: Several shot at Bronx hospital; shooter dead Multiple people were shot at Bronx Lebanon Hospital and the shooter is dead, the NYPD said Friday afternoon. Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: https://usat.ly/2tyUzzf The NYPD says the gunman at a New York City hospital is dead.


              Una médica que no debía trabajar ese día: Identifican a la víctima mortal del tiroteo en un hospital de Nueva York - Univision   

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    Una médica que no debía trabajar ese día: Identifican a la víctima mortal del tiroteo en un hospital de Nueva York
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    EL BRONX, Nueva York. - Las autoridades de Nueva York identificaron este sábado a la víctima mortal del tiroteo perpetrado en la víspera por un médico dentro del hospital Bronx-Lebanon, una médica que se supone no estuviese trabajando ese día pero ...
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    Designates October 23 of each year as a day to commemorate the nine Rhode Island marines killed in the 1983 terrorist attack in Beirut, Lebanon.

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              Gunman Opens Fire In Bronx Hospital, Killing 1 And Injuring 6   
    Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: There was a violent scene in New York City today. Authorities say a man pulled a rifle from under a white lab coat and opened fire inside a Bronx hospital, as NPR's Joel Rose reports. JOEL ROSE, BYLINE: Just before 3 o'clock this afternoon, chaos unfolded inside the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. A former employee began firing, killing one person and wounding six others, five of them seriously. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) BILL DE BLASIO: This was a horrific situation unfolding in the middle of a place that people associate with care and comfort. ROSE: Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke hours later outside the hospital. He praised the quick response by police and firefighters and what he called acts of heroism by the hospital's staff. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) DE BLASIO: The doctors, the nurses, all the personnel responded with extraordinary bravery, with cool professionalism. They protected each other. They protected
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    James L. Edmonds LEBANON TOWNSHIP, NJ James L. Edmonds, 74, of Lebanon Township, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at Kindred Hospital...
              Atac armat la un spital din New York. Un medic, fost angajat al institutiei a ucis un doctor si a ranit alte sase persoane, iar apoi s-a sinucis - VIDEO   
    Focurile de arma s-au auzit la etajul 16 al spitalului Bronx Lebanon, din New York. Pacientii si medicii
              Απολυμένος γιατρός άνοιξε πυρ σε νοσοκομείο του Μπρονξ: Νεκρός ένας γιατρός   
    Ένας γιατρός σκοτώθηκε και 5 ακόμη συνάδελφοί του δίνουν μάχη για να κρατηθούν στη ζωή μετά την επίθεση ενός άνδρα με τουφέκι εφόδου σε νοσοκομείο στο Μπρονξ την Παρασκευή. Ένας γιατρός βρίσκεται εκτός κινδύνου. Δράστης είναι ένας πρώην γιατρός του νοσοκομείου Lebanon, στο Μπρονξ της
              ALARMING FACTS   


     


    Subject: FW: ALARMING FACTS

    Mr Geert Wilders is a Member of the Dutch Parliament.
    >
    >  
    > In a generation or two, the US will ask itself: "Who lost Europe ?" Here is the speech of Geert Wilders, Chairman, Party for Freedom the Netherlands , at the Four Seasons in New York , introducing an Alliance of Patriots and announcing the Facing Jihad Conference in Jerusalem ..
    >
    > Dear friends,
    > Thank you very much for inviting me.
    >
    > I come to America with a mission.  All is not well in the old world.  There is a tremendous danger looming, and it is very difficult to be optimistic.  We might be in the final stages of the Islamization of Europe.  This not only is a clear and present danger to the future of Europe itself, it is a threat to America and the sheer survival of the West.  The United States as the last bastion of Western civilization, facing an Islamic Europe.
    >
    > First, I will describe the situation on the ground in Europe .  Then, I will say a few things about Islam.  To close I will tell you about a meeting in Jerusalem .
    >
    > The Europe you know is changing.
    >
    > You have probably seen the landmarks.  But in all of these cities, sometimes a few blocks away from your tourist destination, there is another world.  It is the world of the parallel society created by Muslim mass-migration.
    >
    > All throughout Europe a new reality is rising: entire Muslim neighborhoods where very few indigenous people reside or are even seen.  And if they are, they might regret it.  This goes for the police as well.  It's the world of head scarves, where women walk around in figureless tents, with baby strollers and a group of children. Their husbands, or slaveholders if you prefer, walk three steps ahead. With mosques on many street corners.  The shops have signs you and I cannot read. You will be hard-pressed to find any economic activity. These are Muslim ghettos controlled by religious fanatics. These are Muslim neighborhoods, and they are mushrooming in every city across Europe . These are the building-blocks for territorial control of increasingly larger portions of Europe , street by street, neighborhood by neighborhood, city by city.
    >
    > There are now thousands of mosques throughout Europe .  With larger congregations than there are in churches.  And in every European city there are plans to build super-mosques that will dwarf every church in the region.  Clearly, the signal is: we rule.
    >
    > Many European cities are already one-quarter Muslim: just take Amsterdam , Marseille and Malmo in Sweden .  In many cities the majority of the under-18 population is Muslim.   Paris is now surrounded by a ring of Muslim neighborhoods. Mohammed is the most popular name among boys in many cities.
    >
    > In some elementary schools in Amsterdam the farm can no longer be mentioned, because that would also mean mentioning the pig, and that would be an insult to Muslims.
    >
    > Many state schools in Belgium and Denmark only serve halal food to all pupils.  In once-tolerant Amsterdam gays are beaten up almost exclusively by Muslims.  Non-Muslim women routinely hear 'whore, whore'.  Satellite dishes are not pointed to local TV stations, but to stations in the country of origin.
    >
    > In France school teachers are advised to avoid authors deemed offensive to Muslims, including Voltaire and Diderot; the same is increasingly true of Darwin   The history of the Holocaust can no longer be taught because of Muslim sensitivity.
    >
    > In England sharia courts are now officially part of the British legal system. Many neighborhoods in France are no-go areas for women without head scarves.  Last week a man almost died after being beaten up by Muslims in Brussels , because he was drinking during the Ramadan.
    >
    > Jews are fleeing France in record numbers, on the run for the worst wave of anti-Semitism since World War II.  French is now commonly spoken on the streets of Tel Aviv and Netanya , Israel ..  I could go on forever with stories like this. Stories about Islamization.
    >
    > A total of fifty-four million Muslims now live.   San Diego University recently calculated that a staggering 25 percent of the population in Europe will be Muslim just 12 years from now.  Bernhard Lewis has predicted a Muslim majority by the end of this century.
    >
    > Now these are just numbers.  And the numbers would not be threatening if the Muslim-immigrants had a strong desire to assimilate.  But there are few signs of that.  The Pew Research Center reported that half of French Muslims see their loyalty to Islam as greater than their loyalty to France ..  One-third of French Muslims do not object to suicide attacks. The British Centre for Social Cohesion reported that one-third of British Muslim students are in favor of a worldwide caliphate. Muslims demand what they call 'respect'.  And this is how we give them respect.  We have Muslim official state holidays.
    >
    > The Christian-Democratic attorney general is willing to accept sharia in the Netherlands if there is a Muslim majority.  We have cabinet members with passports from Morocco and Turkey ..
    >
    > Muslim demands are supported by unlawful behavior, ranging from petty crimes and random violence, for example against ambulance workers and bus drivers, to small-scale riots.   Paris has seen its uprising in the low-income suburbs, the banlieus.  I call the perpetrators 'settlers'.  Because that is what they are.  They do not come to integrate into our societies; they come to integrate our society into their Dar-al-Islam.  Therefore, they are settlers.
    >
    > Much of this street violence I mentioned is directed exclusively against non-Muslims, forcing many native people to leave their neighborhoods, their cities, their countries.  Moreover, Muslims are now a swing vote not to be ignored.
    >
    > The second thing you need to know is the importance of Mohammed the prophet.  His behavior is an example to all Muslims and cannot be criticized.  Now, if Mohammed had been a man of peace, let us say like Ghandi and Mother Theresa wrapped in one, there would be no problem.  But Mohammed was a warlord, a mass murderer, a pedophile, and had several marriages - at the same time.  Islamic tradition tells us how he fought in battles, how he had his enemies murdered and even had prisoners of war executed.  Mohammed himself slaughtered the Jewish tribe of Banu Qurayza.  If it is good for Islam, it is good.  If it is bad for Islam, it is bad.
    >
    > Let no one fool you about Islam being a religion.  Sure, it has a god, and a here-after, and 72 virgins.  But in its essence Islam is a political ideology.  It is a system that lays down detailed rules for society and the life of every person.  Islam wants to dictate every aspect of life.  Islam means 'submission'.  Islam is not compatible with freedom and democracy, because what it strives for is sharia.  If you want to compare Islam to anything, compare it to communism or national-socialism, these are all totalitarian ideologies.
    >
    > Now you know why Winston Churchill called Islam 'the most retrograde force in the world', and why he compared Mein Kampf to the Quran.  The public has wholeheartedly accepted the Palestinian narrative, and sees Israel as the aggressor.  I have lived in this country and visited it dozens of times.  I support Israel .  First, because it is the Jewish homeland after two thousand years of exile up to and including Auschwitz; second because it is a democracy, and third because Israel is our first line of defense.
    >
    > This tiny country is situated on the fault line of jihad, frustrating Islam's territorial advance.   Israel is facing the front lines of jihad, like Kashmir, Kosovo, the Philippines , Southern Thailand, Darfur in Sudan , Lebanon , and Aceh in Indonesia ..   Israel is simply in the way.  The same way West-Berlin was during the Cold War.
    >
    > The war against Israel is not a war against Israel .  It is a war against the West.  It is jihad.   Israel is simply receiving the blows that are meant for all of us.  If there would have been no Israel , Islamic imperialism would have found other venues to release its energy and its desire for conquest.  Thanks to Israeli parents who send their children to the army and lay awake at night, parents in Europe and America can sleep well and dream, unaware of the dangers looming.
    >
    > Many in Europe argue in favor of abandoning Israel in order to address the grievances of our Muslim minorities.  But if Israel were, God forbid, to go down, it would not bring any solace to the West It would not mean our Muslim minorities would all of a sudden change their behavior, and accept our values.  On the contrary, the end of Israel would give enormous encouragement to the forces of Islam.  They would, and rightly so, see the demise of Israel as proof that the West is weak, and doomed.  The end of Israel would not mean the end of our problems with Islam, but only the beginning.  It would mean the start of the final battle for world domination.  If they can get Israel , they can get everything.  So-called journalists volunteer to label any and all critics of Islamization as a 'right-wing extremists' or 'racists'.  In my country, the Netherlands , 60 percent of the population now sees the mass immigration of Muslims as the number one policy mistake since World War II.  And another 60 percent sees Islam as the biggest threat.  Yet there is a greater danger than terrorist attacks, the scenario of America as the last man standing.  The lights may go out in Europe faster than you can imagine.  An Islamic Europe means a Europe without freedom and democracy, an economic wasteland, an intellectual nightmare, and a loss of military might for America - as its allies will turn into enemies, enemies with atomic bombs.  With an Islamic Europe, it would be up to America alone to preserve the heritage of Rome , Athens and Jerusalem ....
    >



     

     

     



     

    --
    Karyalay Pramukh

    Motibag, pune.








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    Train and supervise shift personnel and monitor their performance on a regular basis. 105 Duke Drive, Lebanon, Tennessee, 37090....
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              Sanitation Manager - Weston Foods - Maplehurst, NB   
    Trains, schedules and supervises the sanitation team to maintain the plant and equipment in a sanitary manner. 105 Duke Drive, Lebanon, Tennessee, 37090....
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              Who is Henry Bello? The Nigerian doctor who opened fire on a New York hospital   

    A tragic shooting at the Bronx Lebanon hospital in New York on Friday left one person dead and six others...

    Read » Who is Henry Bello? The Nigerian doctor who opened fire on a New York hospital on YNaija


              Doctor who shot 7 at NYC hospital had made threats to kill   
    Police say the suspected gunman, a former doctor at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital, apparently took his own life
              Gunman kills doctor, wounds six others in Bronx hospital rampage   

    By Laila Kearney and Melissa Fares NEW YORK (Reuters) - A doctor who lost his job at a New York City hospital opened fire with an assault rifle inside the building on Friday, killing...

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              The Latest: Official says staff risked lives during rampage   

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at Bronx Lebanon Hospital (all times local): 11:15 p.m. An official at the New York hospital where a former doctor opened fire, killing one person and…

    The post The Latest: Official says staff risked lives during rampage appeared first on WTOP.


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              For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

    New York Times

    For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
    New York Times
    The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
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              For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

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    For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
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    The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
    Slain Bronx-Lebanon Hospital doctor was covering a shift for a colleague, intended victim shocked he was targetedNew York Daily News
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              Manager, Plant - Weston Foods - Maplehurst, NB   
    Maintain cost effective plant through maximizing resource utilization and pro. 105 Duke Drive, Lebanon, Tennessee, 37090....
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              Polisi Pastikan Ledakan di Kalteng Tak Terkait Jaringan Teroris   

    Ledakan keras terjadi di Yayasan Pondok Pesantren atau Madrasah Tsanawiyah Al Mujahidin di Desa Sebangau Permai, Kabupaten Pulang Pisau, Kalimantan Tengah. Namun, polisi memastikan tidak terkait jaringan teroris.

    "Memang ada ledakan di lokasi Yayasan atau Madrasah tersebut, tetapi tidak ada kaitannya dengan jaringan teroris. Kami masih mendalami kejadian ledakan itu," ujar Kapolres Pulang Pisau, AKBP Dedy Sumarsono, di Lampung, Sabtu 1 Juli 2017 malam.

    Dedi mengatakan ledakan keras menyerupai bom di sekolah itu adalah racikan mercon dengan bahan dasar belerang dan karbit.

    Kapolres menjelaskan, kejadian ini masih didalami. Dedi mengatakan peracik mercontersebut bernama Heri Wahyudi, merupaka guru honorer di madrasah itu.

    "Berdasarkan hasil pemeriksaan, dia membuat itu bukan bertujuan merakit bom, tetapi hanya untuk membuat mercon atau petasan," kata Dedi seperti dilansir dari Antara.

    Dari informasi yang dihimpun petugas di lapangan, Heri Wahyudi adalah warga Desa Sebangau Permai, kelahiran 5 Januari 1989, dan sebagai guru honor di Madrasah Al Mujahidin.

    Dari keterangan salah seorang saksi, Noor Imansyah, peracik bahan Heri Wahyudi memanggil dirinya dan Nuriadi masuk ke sekolah. 

    "Posisi sekolah dalam keadaan kosong, dan setibanya di ruangan sekolah itu keduanya melihat gurunya sedang meracik bahan itu dengan menggunakan alat blender," kata dia.

    Kedua saksi tidak mengetahui campuran dan tidak mengetahui apa maksud dan tujuan guru melakukan hal itu. Bahan-bahan tersebut kemudian meledak saat diracik di blender.

    Akibat ledakan tersebut, Heri Wahyudi mengalami luka yang cukup parah. Peracik mercon ini mengalami luka pada bagian wajah, kaki, tangan dengan satu jari tangan putus.

    "Polisi masih mendalami kejadian tersebut. Ketiga korban saat ini masih menjalani perawatan," demikian Dedy Sumarsono.

     

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              223 Park Entrance Drive Mt. Lebanon, PA 15228 - $267000   
    Located in Mt. Lebanon, this two-story style home has 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath and 1 half bath. 223 Park Entrance Drive is situated in the Mount Lebanon School District and LEBANON HILLS PLAN OF LOTS neighborhood. The sale of this home includes refrigerator, gas stove, dish washer, disposal, pantry, microwave oven, screens, and automatic garage door opener. This home also has detached garage with 2 spaces, 1 fireplaces, ceramic tile, hard wood, area rug floors, gas, hot water heating, and window air conditioner cooling.
              Medic who faced sex pest claims kills woman doctor in Bronx hospital shooting   

    A doctor forced out of a New York City hospital over sexual harassment claims returned with an assault rifle hidden under a lab coat and shot seven people, killing a woman medic and leaving several of her colleagues fighting for their lives. The gunman, Dr Henry Bello, 45, then took his own life after trying to set himself on fire at Bronx Lebanon Hospital. He staggered, bleeding, into a hallway where he collapsed and died with the rifle at his side, authorities said. Witnesses described a chaotic scene as gunfire erupted spreading terror throughout the hospital as employees locked themselves inside rooms and patients feared for their lives. “I thought I was going to die,” said Renaldo Del Villar, a patient in the third-floor emergency room who was being treated for a lower back injury. Officials said Bello, described on the hospital website as a family medicine physician, used an AR-15 assault rifle in the attack on the 16th and 17th floors. Bello was allowed to resign from the hospital in 2015 amid sexual harassment allegations, according to two law enforcement officials. In unrelated cases, the doctor had been arrested in 2004 on a charge of sexual abuse, according to a police report, after a 23-year-old woman told police Bello grabbed her, lifted her up and carried her off, saying: “You’re coming with me.” He was arrested again in 2009 on a charge of unlawful surveillance, after two women reported he was trying to look up their skirts with a mirror. The woman doctor was killed and six others wounded, five seriously, said police commissioner James O’Neill. The patients were treated in the emergency room at Bronx Lebanon. “This was a horrible situation unfolding in a place that people associated with care and comfort, a situation that came out of nowhere,” New York mayor Bill de Blasio said. Shortly after receiving a 911 call about an active shooter, police officers went floor by floor, their guns drawn, looking for the gunman. They later learned he was dead inside the building. Bello may have doused himself with an accelerant like petrol and tried to set himself on fire before shooting himself, officials said. Sprinklers extinguished the fire. According to New York State Education Department records, Bello had a limited permit to practise as an international medical graduate to gain experience in order to be licensed. The permit was issued on July 1 2014, and expired last year on the same day. A former colleague described Bello as a problematic employee. He “was very aggressive, talking loudly, threatening people. All the time he was a problem”, said Dr David Lazala, a family medicine doctor who said he trained Bello at Bronx Lebanon. He said Bello, who worked at night, sent him a threatening email after he left. Employees and their loved ones described the horrifying moments as they scrambled for information. Garry Trimble said his fiancee, hospital employee Denise Brown, called him from inside the building to tell him about the gunman. “She woke me up and told me there was a situation, somebody’s out there shooting people,” Mr Trimble said. “I could hear in her voice she was shaking and about to cry.” Gonzalo Carazo told WCBS-TV: “I saw one of the doctors and he had a gunshot wound to his hand. “All I heard was a doctor saying, ‘Help, help!'”. Mr Carazo locked himself in a room for about 15 minutes until police came and led him out of the hospital. The 120-year-old hospital has one of the busiest emergency rooms in New York City. The campus where Friday’s attack took place, about a mile and a half north of Yankee Stadium, has 415 beds. In 2011, two people were shot at Bronx Lebanon in what police said was a gang-related attack.

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              Disgruntled employee dead after shooting at least 5 people inside NYC hospital, police say   
    A New York City police spokesman says the gunman inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital is dead.A man pulled a rifle from under his white lab coat and opened fire inside a Bronx hospital Friday, killing at least one person and wounding others before apparen... Continue reading
              Doctor was hunting ex-colleague during NYC hospital shooting rampage   
    New details are emerging about yesterday's shooting at a New York hospital that left one victim dead. Five of the six other people injured were hospital staff. The shooter died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Roxana Saberi reports from Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center.
              Sanitation Manager - Weston Foods - Maplehurst, NB   
    Continuously strives to improve processes to eliminate waste. 105 Duke Drive, Lebanon, Tennessee, 37090....
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              Fiber Fest: Enroll in Fiber U!   

    Liz Mitchko, coordinator for Fiber U, spoke with me about this great fiber festival. Starting in 2010, Fiber U has worked to educate and make resources readily available for any fiber enthusiast in the Midwest. Fiber U sets up in Lebanon, Missouri and draws the top fiber enthusiast from all eight surrounding states. The Midwest […]

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              For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

    New York Times

    For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
    New York Times
    The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
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              V newyorški bolnišnici streljal odpuščeni zdravnik   
    V streljanju v newyorški bolnišnici Bronx-Lebanon je bila ubita zdravnica in poškodovanih še šest ljudi, med njimi pet huje.
              Shots Fired Inside Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York - Report   
    Several people have been shot at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York, three of whom are physicians, according to local media. The shooter, a 45-year-old family physician by the name of Henry Bello, has been confirmed dead, police said.
              Slain Bronx-Lebanon Hospital doctor was covering for a colleague   
    The young Bronx-Lebanon Hospital doctor shot dead by an unhinged former employee should never have been in his sights.
              Hospital shooter yelled 'Why didn't you help me out' amid rampage   
    The deadly doctor shouted emotionally as he opened fire Friday at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, officials said.
              Ex-doctor sought to extract revenge on former colleagues   

    NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor disguised as one who would save lives came to the New York hospital that had spurned him only to try to destroy them instead, replacing his stethoscope and scalpel with an automatic weapon, authorities say. In an instant, Dr. Henry Bello triggered a Code Silver at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, […]
              For sale - Mozart, Piano Concertos Nos. 20 &21, Ucida, English... - $89   

    Mozart 2787, Australia
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              Two victims remain in critical condition after deadly Bronx hospital shooting   
    artolympic/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One of the physicians shot during Friday’s deadly rampage at a New York City hospital remains in critical condition following surgery, officials said. At a Saturday morning news conference, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center’s Physician-in-Chief Dr.
              Manager, Plant - Weston Foods - Maplehurst, NB   
    Maintain cost effective plant through maximizing resource utilization and pro. 105 Duke Drive, Lebanon, Tennessee, 37090....
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              Physician vowed to ‘come back and kill’ before shooting seven at hospital   

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    When Dr. Henry Bello, 45, was forced to resign over two years ago due to sexual harassment allegations he vowed to get back at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital. He carried out that threat yesterday when he showed up at the New York hospital armed with an assault rifle and gunned down seven people, killing one doctor before […]

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               Intended target of Bronx hospital shooter wasn't working    
    Dr Kamran Ahmed was on his day off from the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital on Friday when shooter Henry Bello went looking for him and shot dead a female doctor and injured six others.
              Brennpunkte: New York: Schießerei in Krankenhaus - Eine Tote   
    Im Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York kam es am gestrigen Freitag zu einer Schießerei. Eine Ärztin wurde dabei tödlich verletzt und starb. [...]
              Atac armat la un spital din New York. Un medic, fost angajat al institutiei a ucis un doctor si a ranit alte sase persoane, iar apoi s-a sinucis - VIDEO   
    Focurile de arma s-au auzit la etajul 16 al spitalului Bronx Lebanon, din New York. Pacientii si medicii

              Ramadhan di Kota Mataram   
    Enggak terasa ya, sudah memasuki bulan ramadhan lagi. Kayaknya baru kemarin aja aku pulang kampung pas lebaran, heuheuheu. Alhamdulilah diberi kesehatan, bisa menikmati bulan ramadhan lagi di Pulau Lombok,khususnya di Kota Mataram tercinta ini.


    EVENT
    Berbeda dengan tahun tahun sebelumnya, ramadhan 1438 H ini suasananya lebih meriah dengan adanya event Pesona Khazanah Ramadhan yang dipusatkan di area Islamic Center Kota Mataram, dengan masjid megahnya bernama Masjib Hubbul Wathan.

    Event yang dibuka secara resmi oleh TGB tanggal 25  Mei kemarin ini akan berlangsung selama bulan ramadhan, ada bazaar makanan, takjil menjelang berbuka, stand ekonomi kreatif, sembako, perbankan syariah dan tentu saja shalat tarawih berjamaah setiap malam dengan imam yang berasal dari beberapa negara seperti Yordania, Mesir, Lebanon dan Maroko. 

    Seminggu sebelum event ini secara resmi dibuka, telah digelar terlebih dahulu acara `Fun Walk Pesona Khazanah Ramadhan`, yang merupakan gelaran Pemerintah Provinsi Nusa Tenggara Barat menandai kick off program Ramadhan yang akan berlangsung selama sebulan tersebut. Sekitar lima ribu masyarakat NTB khususnya yang berasal dari Kota Mataram dan sekitarnya mengikuti acara yang menempuh rute sepanjang lima kilometer dari depan Kantor Gubernur NTB menuju Islamic Center NTB.

    Buat yang hobi ikutan lomba lomba, boleh tuh ikutan beberapa lomba yang diadakan seperti lomba blog, lomba vlog, lomba foto, lomba kaligrafi, lomba pantun islam, dan lomba daí.

    Nah untuk lebih lengkapnya silakan download buku panduan Pesona Khazanah Ramadhan, dengan Klik Disini


    NGABUBURIT
    Betewe Kata ngabuburit tuh berasal dari bahasa Sunda lho, dimana sesungguhnya tidak ada hubungannya dengan puasa. Burit berarti sore. Ngabuburit berarti menunggu sore, dan tadinya sih tidak harus bulan puasa saja. Karena buka puasa dilakukan di sore hari (maghrib) maka akhirnya ngabuburit pun dipersempit artinya menjadi: menunggu saatnya buka puas. Dan istilah ini sudah menjadi istilah umum bagi masyarakat Indonesia.

    Nah di Kota Mataram sendiri, banyak pilihan tempat untuk ngabuburit. Yang pertama tentu saja di sekitar area Islamic Center dengan event Pesona Khazanah Ramadhan seperti yang sudah aku tulis diatas.

    Yang kedua, Pantai Ampenan. Pantai yang berada di sebelah barat Kota Mataram ini menjadi pilihan utama untuk menikmati senja, dan tentu saja sambil menunggu bedug maghrib. Enggak perlu bingung mencari jajanan/takjil berbuka puasa, banyak banget warung warung yang menjual jajanan berbuka, mulai dari yang ringan sampai yang berat. Di area pantai ampenan juga terdapat musholla, jadi setelah menyantap takjil bisa langsung meluncur ke musholla untuk sholat maghrib.

    Yang ketiga, Jalan Majapahit/Depan Taman Budaya. Nah buat kalian yang pengen nyari jajanan berbuka/takjil paling lengkap di kota mataram, bisa langsung meluncur ke jalan majapahit yang tepatnya berada di depan taman budaya. Trotoar jalan sepanjang sekitar 100 meter ini akan dipenuhi para pedagang makanan dadakan yang selalu diserbu masyarakat pemburu jajanan,saat menjelang waktu berbuka, hingga menimbulkan kemacetan, suatu hal yang jarang ditemui di Kota Mataram, heuheuheu

    Yang keempat, Lombok Epicentrum Mall. Mall yang belum lama berdiri di Kota Mataram ini bisa jadi pilihan alternatif kalian untuk menunggu saat berbuka puasa, dan tentu saja mencari makanan untuk berbuka. Nah saat maghrib tiba, bisa menuju masjid At Taqwa di Lantai 1, dimana setiap hari rabu (selama ramadhan) akan diadakan kajian rutin bersama ustad Mizan Qudziah LC sehabis maghrib 

    Yang kelima tentu saja area Jalan Udayana. Jalan yang berada di antara Islamic Center dan Eks Bandara Selaparang ini memang selalu ramai di sore hari, bukan hanya di bulan puasa saja. Kondisi akan semakin ramai saat bulan puasa tiba, karena selain terdapat pedagang makanan tetap, di trotoar sepanjang jalan ini akan dipenuhi pula pedagang dadakan yang menu utamanya takjil seperti kolak dan berbagai macam minuman es. Di arena taman udayana ini juga terdapat mushola untuk mendirikan sholat maghrib, namun bila ingin lokasi yang lebih luas dan nyaman, langsung saja ke Masjid Hubbul Wathan di Islamic Center yang lokasinya sangat dekat.

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    LOKASI ISLAMIC CENTER MATARAM,NTB


              Israel speaking Russian to Hezbollah    
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    Analysis: Using the Russian model, Israel is sending a clear message to the terror organization that if it fails to back down on its effort to establish strongholds in the Golan Heights, Israel may take advantage of its weakness in southern Lebanon and attack.
              For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

    New York Times

    For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
    New York Times
    The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
    Ex-doctor sought to extract revenge on former colleaguesWashington Post
    NYC hospital shooter was looking for ex-colleague, sources sayCNN
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              For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

    New York Times

    For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
    New York Times
    The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
    Ex-doctor sought to extract revenge on former colleaguesWashington Post
    NYC hospital shooter was looking for ex-colleague, sources sayCNN
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              For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

    New York Times

    For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
    New York Times
    The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
    NYC hospital shooter was looking for ex-colleague, sources sayCNN
    2 victims remain in critical condition after deadly Bronx hospital shootingABC News
    The Latest: Official says staff risked lives during rampageNew York Daily News
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              Во время стрельбы в больнице Нью-Йорка погибли два человека    

    Новости

    Стрелявший был бывшим врачом этой больницы по имени Генри Белло. По данным Fox News, он пришел в больницу в белом халате, под которым прятал винтовку. Он также ранил шесть человек. Сам стрелявший покончил с собой, передает CNN.

    Перестрелка произошла в районе Бронкс в 14:50 по местному времени (21:50 по Москве). На место приехали полицейские и пожарные. Стрельба произошла на 16 этаже больницы. 


              Production Team Leader - Weston Foods - Maplehurst, NB   
    Provide direct supervision and motivation to team members. 105 Duke Drive, Lebanon, Tennessee, 37090....
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              Sanitation Manager - Weston Foods - Maplehurst, NB   
    Documents and maintains cleaning schedules and follows up with regular audits. 105 Duke Drive, Lebanon, Tennessee, 37090....
    From Weston Foods - Wed, 17 May 2017 10:09:24 GMT - View all Maplehurst, NB jobs
              On International Human Rights Day: Global LGBTIQ Activists Urge the Trump Administration to Uphold Human Rights for All   

    LGBTIQ activists from Iraq, Lebanon, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, Sweden, Thailand, and USA gathered at the office of OutRight Action International, formerly the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, in New York City, to discuss the impact of the incoming Trump Administration and urge the President-elect and his administration to maintain US commitment to protecting the human rights of LGBTIQ people globally.

    The post On International Human Rights Day: Global LGBTIQ Activists Urge the Trump Administration to Uphold Human Rights for All appeared first on LGBTnewswire.eu.


              St. Peter Lutheran Church YARD SALE - One Day July 1st Only!   
    St. Peter Lutheran Church YARD SALE - One Day July 1st Only! 5990 West 3rd Street (Route 35) at southeast corner of Lutheran Church Road - New LEbanon, Ohio 45345 MULTI-FAMILIES offering good quality gently used merchandise to raise money for new window screens and needed repairs. ONE DAY ONLY! Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 9 AM to 3 PM Includes Children Clothing / Toys. Nursery Items. Furniture. Household Items. Farm & Garden stuff. Gear of all Kinds. 33 RPM Albums. Arts & Crafts,... $1
              Doctor Who Stormed NYC Hospital With Assault Rifle, Killing 1, Wanted Revenge   

    Doctor Who Stormed NYC Hospital With Assault Rifle, Killing 1, Wanted RevengeDr. Henry Bello reportedly vowed to kill after he was forced to resign from Bronx Lebanon Hospital.



              NEW YORK’TA SİLAHLI SALDIRI: 2 KİŞİ ÖLDÜ   
    NEW YORK’TA SİLAHLI SALDIRI: 2 KİŞİ ÖLDÜNEW YORK’TA SİLAHLI SALDIRI: 2 KİŞİ ÖLDÜ
    ABD New York'taki Bronx Lebanon Hastanesine gerçekleştirilen silahlı saldırı sonucu saldırganla dahil 2 kişi öldü, 6 kişi yaralandı.

              Nigerian New York hospital shooter faced sex harassment allegations   

    A doctor with a criminal record for sexually harassing women smuggled a rifle inside his white lab coat into Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre, where he used to work, and opened fire. A female doctor was killed instantly and three medical students were among the others shot or injured on the 16th floor in the chaos that […]

    The post Nigerian New York hospital shooter faced sex harassment allegations appeared first on New Telegraph Online.


              For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

    New York Times

    For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
    New York Times
    The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
    Ex-doctor sought to extract revenge on former colleaguesWashington Post
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              For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

    New York Times

    For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
    New York Times
    The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
    Ex-doctor sought to extract revenge on former colleaguesWashington Post
    NYC hospital shooter was looking for ex-colleague, sources sayCNN
    2 victims remain in critical condition after deadly Bronx hospital shootingABC News
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              For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife - New York Times   

    New York Times

    For Gunman at Bronx Hospital, Fleeting Success and Persistent Strife
    New York Times
    The homeless shelter run by Bellevue Hospital on East 30th Street is the last known address of Dr. Henry Bello. Credit Jeenah Moon for The New York Times. Fresh out of medical school in the Caribbean, Henry Bello took the first job he could get on the ...
    Ex-doctor sought to extract revenge on former colleaguesWashington Post
    NYC hospital shooter was looking for ex-colleague, sources sayCNN
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              Gunman Kills 1, Wounds 6 In Bronx Hospital, Dies Of Apparent Self-Inflicted Wound   
    Updated at 8 p.m. ET A gunman opened fire at a New York City area hospital on Friday, killing one person and injuring six others before killing himself, according New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill. In a brief news conference, O'Neill said the shooter was a former employee of the hospital but did not identify him. A law enforcement source tells NPR that the man was Dr. Henry Bello. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the attack apparently stemmed from a workplace-related matter but didn't elaborate. The gunfire reportedly broke out at about 2:50 p.m. ET at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. O'Neill said police received a 911 call about a shooter on the 16th floor of the hospital. The victims were found on the 16th and 17th floors. The shooter was found on the 17th floor with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, wearing a white medical lab coat. A rifle was found nearby. The hospital fire alarm system had been activated, O'Neill said, after the gunman attempted to set himself on
              Sanitation Manager - Weston Foods - Maplehurst, NB   
    Continuously strives to improve processes to eliminate waste. 105 Duke Drive, Lebanon, Tennessee, 37090....
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              Doctor targeted in Bronx hospital shooting doesn’t know why gunman wanted him dead   
    The doctor who dodged death at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in the Bronx — at the hands of an assault weapon-toting, crazed former colleague — was shocked to be singled out by the killer. “I was surprised,” Kamran Ahmed told The Post. “Why me?” Ahmed, 48, said he had worked with shooter Henry Bello, 45, but that he...
              3 great superstars(Massari,Mia Martina,Belly)were welcomed in Lebanon by Beiruting.com   
       With sold out concerts around the world, One Million Facebook fans and more than 27 million views of just one of his videos on YouTube,international pop Lebanese,Canadian superstar MASSARI and an Palestinian-Canadian Juno Award winning rapper and winning 3 MuchMusic video awards and hitting the top chart twice,BELLY and The up-and-coming sensual voice fueled [...]
              New York: Human Rights Watch Film Festival   

    As an independent international organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) investigates human rights abuses through rigorous research and publicizes evidence based findings widely through video and print channels. Through newsletters, reports, seminars, films and videos HRW exerts pressure on policy maker and institutions to rectify human rights violations and to develop mechanisms to prevent current and future abuses. As an independent international organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) organizes conferences and film festivals and collaborates with other organizations with similar goals. Combined with effective lobbying HRW has an excellent record of achieving its goal of strategic information distribution and change. Supported by a staff of professionals including lawyers, researchers, area specialists and journalists to name but a few, HRW covers a broad range of new and emerging human rights problems as reflected in reports and dispatches released on a regular basis.

    Some of the recent  HRW reports included: Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage (Taiwan), European Parliament Demands Investigation Into Ethiopia Killings, LGBTI Refugees (Canada), Hungary’s Human Rights, Ratification of Mercury Convention (Ghana),  Court Backs  Down on Waste Protesters (Lebanon), Moves to Curb LGBT  Bullying (Japan),Death by Chemicals (Syria), Discrimination against  LGBT students (Philippines),  No Country for Human Rights Activists (Vietnam), Impunity in Domestic Violence Cases in Boraima (Brazil), Red  Card – Exploitation of Construction Workers on World Cup Sites, Russia), Threats to Free Media Expression’s (Kenya), Discrimination Against Women in Job Market (Iran) and Ensuring   Access to Pain Treatment (Guatemala).

    The Human Rights Watch Film Festival has been circulating since January in several US and European cities and will be held after New York in Sidney. Some features of the fest can also be accessed through Mubi, an online streaming platform. HRWFF has an excellent professional reputation and audience acclaim due to the cinematic and narrative quality of most films selected and the thematic relevance and factual basis of virtually all films. The selection for the 28thedition of the Human Rights Watch Film festival (HRWFF) held from June 9-18 at the venues of the co-presenters Film Society of Lincoln Center and the IFC Center reflected the broad thematic international issue orientation of HRW. Current concerns widely emphasized by the press and addressed by the documentaries selected include the international refugee crisis, the need for reforming the US criminal and police system, gender issues, infringement of the freedom of expression by constraining the press and the quest for accountability for past and present human rights violations by political and economic actors. As reflected in the documentaries shown and the activities of HRW there is a constant expansion of the realm of human rights and of the violations we observe as made apparent by global information flow. Equally important is the individual citizen’s growing opportunity to become involved and use social media to express opposition to human rights violations. In this year’s edition of the film festival a special emphasis was placed on activism, the involvement of individuals in human rights issues and the corrective impact their actions can have. A special panel “From Audience to Activist” discussed the power of citizen-produced social media and the challenges for those presenting the frequently repressed causes of human rights abuses.  In a related special event three documentaries were shown by  Pamela Yates unearthing the truth about  the genocide of indigenous people in Guatemala by the army and documenting the prosecution of former general and president  Efrain Rios Mott for this crime.

     

    Home Truth, April Hayes and Katia Maguire, 2017 ,USA    

    The film depicts a nine year struggle for justice by Jessica who suffered the loss of her three young girls that were killed by their father. Home Truth provides a revealing account of her seemingly impossible quest for accountability. Jessica had a restraining order against her estranged husband and when he did not drop off the children when he was scheduled to do so the local police department refused act on the numerous calls and visits by Jessica to the police precinct during the ensuing evening and night. The following morning the father is shot and killed in a shoot-out with police unrelated to Jessica’s pleadings for police intervention. After the shoot out the police Jessica’s three girls are found murdered in the van of their father. Following the murder of her girls, Jessica sued the police department for their non-enforcement of a restraining order and continued her demand for justice through several appeals until her case reached the Supreme Court. The court ruled against Jessica, arguing that the police department was not accountable and had acted within its discretion. The film makers documented her years long struggle and the personal consequences for Jessica ranging from post-traumatic stress disorder to isolation, depression and suspension of family life with her son, her only remaining child. The ordeal of losing her children by reliving their fate through testifying in numerous trials was too much to bear for her. Yet she kept on going by filing a lawsuit against the U.S. with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. The U.S. Department of Justice testified that though sympathetic to Jessica they are not accountable for the action of local police departments and requested the case to be dismissed. After ruling for Jessica the Commission recommended that the enforcement of a restraining order be made mandatory and that better training for police in protecting victims of domestic violence be instituted. Under the Obama administration the first ever guidance on domestic violence were provided to all police departments and Jessica’s lawyer was appointed to a senior White House position.  As her Human Rights Hero award signifies, Jessica represents individuals who against all odds make an impact on an otherwise unresponsive legal system.

     

    Complicit, Heather White and Lynn Zhangh, 2016   

    As in Home Truth the documentary by White and Zhangh portrays the actions of an individual, Yi Yeting, in China fighting for justice and bringing the struggle from the grass roots level to the international stage. But whereas in the USA human rights violations can be discussed and brought to the attention of the media and the legal system, this approach is more difficult to implement in China because nongovernmental organizations and human rights lawyers are under increasing pressure, the legal system is insensitive and the press and social media are restrained.  Activists who report workers’ unrest are imprisoned and the Communist party does not condone advocacy of workers’ rights. Yi Yeting a former self-taught worker who was employed in electronic manufacturing and became an activist after he contracted leukemia faces powerful opponents ranging from Foxconn and its sub-contractors to the company’s international clients like Apple and Samsung. A growing number of mostly young factory workers fall sick from leukemia, cancer and other diseases because they were exposed to Benzene and N-Hexan in the electronics manufacturing process. These inexpensive   chemicals are in the solvents needed to clean electronic products like cell phones. Yi Yeting carried out undercover research to generate data showing the impact of these chemicals causing occupational diseases. It was difficult to access evidence since manufacturers bribed the hospital’s health departments to withhold data. Also there is great resistance by governmental agencies in China, local manufacturers and buyers like Apple and Samsung to act on the revealed health issues. China has not signed the International Benzene Convention of 1972 and depends on the export of products from its rapidly expanding high tech electronics sector that produces 90% of the world’s computers and 70% of all cell phones. Foxconn and its subcontractors are the primary suppliers to Apple of cell phones and other products. According to Complicit Foxconn is only paid $5 for each cell phone. By selling cell phones and other electronic products made in China   Apple generates a large amount of profit through Chinese factory labor and the diseases they contract by exposure to chemicals. Governmental agencies do not act to remedy the health problem and Apple denies that these chemicals have been used by its manufacturer in China. But even if they have been replaced by other chemicals Apple and Foxconn will not reveal which chemicals because the companies consider that a trade secret.

     

    Nobody Speak: Trial of the Free Press, Brian Knappenberger, 2017

    This stunning documentary is probably the most timely selection of this year’s program because of the current constant high level presentation of news as being fake and the dissemination of that view in the public and the further decline of the trust in communication at large and the press in particular. We observe a movement towards one dimensional communication and the attempt to systematically repress views which are alternative to what is held by governing policy makers. Freedom to express oneself without constraints on the individual and media level is one of the most important human rights and as shown in Orwell’s 1984 it is fundamental for the open society. Its abridgement is a condition for the movement towards an authoritarian state. Nobody Speaks presents two cases where freedom of the press and the first amendment are challenged by the billionaire Peter Thiel who successfully closed down the online tabloid Gawker. Thiel funded a successful lawsuit by Hulk Hogan against Gawker for publishing part of a sex tape depicting Hogan. Thiel was motivated to terminate Gawker because the tabloid had ousted him in past years as a homosexual. The second billionaire silencing a critical voice was casino mogul Sheldon Adelson who bought Nevada’s biggest independent newspaper the Las Vegas Review in 2015. A former columnist of this paper had been sued by Adelson for revealing that Adelson vending machine investments tied him to organized crime. Thiel and Adelson are strong supporters of the Trump presidency.  As the title of the documentary Nobody Speaks suggests, silencing the media by closing them down or preventing their critical articulation of controversial issues undermines the democratic order.

     

     Claus Mueller   filmxchange@gmail.com              


              Doctors Work Furiously in Bid to Save Victims of Hospital Rampage - New York Times   

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              Disgraced doctor threatened former colleagues before rampage   
    NEW YORK (AP) " A doctor angry that his career was derailed at a New York City hospital toted an assault rifle past security in search of a colleague he was going to hold responsible. When that person wasn't there, he opened fire anyway, killing a doctor who was only there covering a shift as a favor, authorities said Saturday.The new details of Dr. Henry Bello's rampage emerged along with an email rant against colleagues he blamed for forcing him to resign from Bronx Lebanon Hospital [...]
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              Drawing Attention July 2017   



    President’s Message

    By Amber Sausen

    As part of the preparations for the 8th Urban Sketchers' Symposium in Chicago, the planning team recently held a rehearsal! How can you rehearse for a 550+ person, multi-day event? Well, the team started at the beginning and talked through the entire symposium week: from set-up to clean up and all the fun in the middle. Here's what I learned from the rehearsal: the quality of workshops and demonstrations we'll provide to attendees is outstanding! We have a Symposium Team who understands how special this event is and wants to make it the best possible. There are going to be amazing opportunities to gather with sketching friends old and new.

    The all-volunteer Symposium Team is made up of a talented international team who have planned previous symposiums and a local team who are passionate about Chicago and call it home. Together they are building an event that will be stellar.

    What will make the event spectacular is you! Participants bring enthusiasm, community, and their love of sketching with each other. So, make new friends, invite someone to sit with you at lunch or join you for a sketch or a chat. And if you're unable to be at the symposium, I hope you'll also get out in your community to make some new connections, have fun sketching, and be an ambassador for Urban Sketchers.
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    10 Years 10 Classes



    To celebrate our 10th anniversary, the Education Committee launched the 10x10 Program. Thirty-two cities from around the world are participating (so far) each committing to organize 10 classes. We want to see as many people sketching as possible!

    
Click HERE to participate in a class near you.



    If your regional chapter would like to participate in the 10x10 program, it’s not too late! 



    Contact Mário Linhares at mario@urbansketchers.org
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    Southeast-Asia Celebrates 10-year Anniversary of USk and Golden Jubilee of ASEAN



    July 1-8, 2017 Singapore


    Southeast-Asia will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Urban Sketchers alongside the golden jubilee of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), with an event hosted by Urban Sketchers Singapore with Temasek Polytechnic.

    The event will coincide with Temasek Polytechnic’s celebrations of ASEAN 50 through the Global Community Day 2017 (GCD2017), a flagship cross-cultural platform to promote global awareness and integration amongst staff, students, local community, industry & global partners and network schools.

    This event also debuts long-term Urban Sketchers courses by instructors in ASEAN cities. We invite sketchers from around the world to join ten on-location classes, with official facilitators from Southeast Asia, to learn and reinforce the core value of urban sketching; sketch the world, one drawing at a time.

    To view the full schedule click HERE and the full program click HERE.
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    Sketch Tour Portugal


    In celebration of our 10th anniversary in 2017 Urban Sketchers, in partnership with the Tourism Office of Portugal (TP), have organized a sponsored sketching trip called Sketch Tour Portugal.

    From July 5-13, 2017 USk and the TP will send Lis Watkins from London who will sketch with Portuguese host José Louro in Lisbon, Portugal.

    The sketchers will sketch a minimum of 6 drawings per day. The TP will use sketches made during the trip to promote Portugal in different events such as at fairs, in postcards, on social media, and at exhibitions.

    We wish Lis and José happy travels and happy sketching!


    USk Executive Board of Directors
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    Symposium News

    We're now a month away from the 8th Urban Sketchers Symposium and we can't wait to sketch with you in Chicago from July 26-29! We will be welcoming 570 sketchers from 34 countries. If you didn't register, but you would like to sketch with us, please come to the final and open 56th WW Sketchcrawl that will be held at the Georg Solti Garden, on Saturday July 29, from 2:30-5:00pm. All sketchers are welcome!

    Symposium participants can get Symposium-related information and news on our
    website and on Instagram and Twitter @usksymposium.

    You can also follow the symposium participants’ pix, sketches and stories on our
    Facebook group, on our main Instagram account at @urbansketchers, on Twitter and on USk Flickr. Don't forget to use the hashtags #uskchicago2017 and #usksymposium.

    The Symposium Team can't wait to welcome all the participants to this amazing city by the lake!


    Happy Sketching!

    Fernanda Vaz de Campos
    Symposium Coordinator
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    Catch Glimpses of the Chicago Symposium via Live Video Feed



    For the first time, USk will live video stream glimpses of the Chicago Symposium on our USk Youtube channel! The live feed will stream intermittently beginning on July 26 at 12:30 CDT. Tune in HERE to catch glimpses of the registration; the opening reception; USk Founder, Gabi Campanario’s keynote speech at (6pm CDT July 26); interviews of participants; glimpses of workshops; lectures and demos; the silent auction; a drink and draw; a sketchcrawl and the closing party (beginning at 10pm CDT July 29). And, at 8pm CDT on July 29th, USk will announce the location of the 2018 symposium!

    Get notified when the live streaming will start by going to our
    USk Youtube channel and clicking on the bell icon. (It’s on the right-hand side above the red arrow).


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    Volunteer Opportunities:
    Finance Committee Members


    Are you a budget wiz? Are you a savvy money manager? USk is seeking volunteers to establish a finance committee under the leadership of the Treasurer. We are looking for people who can help refine and streamline our current financial practices and support the fiscal responsibility of USk around the world. The Finance committee will hold monthly video chat meetings and correspond regularly via email. Please contact Joel Winstead: winstead@urbansketchers.org.


    Volunteer Fundraising Team Members

    USk is seeking volunteer team members to help fundraise. We are looking for people who can help negotiate Symposium sponsorships, organize grant writing, and set up tracking studies. We need help from everywhere, but would appreciate representation of volunteers in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and South America. Please contact Joel: berman@urbansketchers.org

    Volunteer Grant Writer

    The Fundraising Committee is looking for volunteer Grant Writers to help prepare applications for funding provided by an institution such as a government department, corporation, foundation or trust. Experience with foundations preferred. You are detail-oriented, enjoy doing some online research and have excellent written communication skills. 4-10 hours/month. To apply email a cv and letter of interest to Joel Berman berman@urbansketchers.org.


    Volunteer Instagram Aficionados



    Join the USk Volunteer Instagram team! USk is seeking two temporary volunteer Instagram Aficionados to help with our social media needs during the symposium in Chicago July 29-29, 2017. Attendance at the symposium is required. Applicants must already be Basic Pass holders.

    To apply, please contact brenda@urbansketchers.org. Please briefly describe your personal experience with Instagram and with Urban Sketchers. 



    Volunteer Twitter Aficionados

    Join the USk Volunteer Twitter team! USk is seeking two temporary volunteer Twitter aficionados to help promote the upcoming International USk Symposium in Chicago on July 29-29, 2017. Attendance at the symposium is required. Applicants must already be Basic Pass holders.

    To apply, please contact andrewbanks87@gmail.com. Please provide your Twitter handle and briefly describe your personal experience with Twitter and the Urban Sketchers group.



                                                     
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    Regional Chapter News



    USk is pleased to announce that we have seven new Regional Chapters.  The newest groups to join the family are:

    Urban Sketchers Gwalior
    Urban Sketchers Stoke-on-Trent 
    Urban Sketchers Port Townsend
    Urban Sketchers Boulder
    Urban Sketchers Melilla
    Urban Sketchers Vienna
    Urban Sketchers Nairobi
    Welcome to the Urban Sketchers community!
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    Upcoming Workshops


    Workshop starts tomorrow so sign up today!

    July 2, 2017

    Atmospheric Watercolour



    with Jenny Adam

     

    How do we create depth and atmosphere in a sketch? In this workshop we´ll both use drawing and watercolour techniques, focusing on contrasts of line, temperature and colors to create meaningful and evocative sketches. 

    For more information about this workshop click HERE.
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    July 13-15, 2017

    A Stage & its Stars!


    with Róisín Curé, Miguel Herring and Inma Serrano, in Galway, Ireland



    Inma Serrano will concentrate on the dramatis personae - the quick, lively sketch-portraits that bring any sketch to life, and their urban settings. Róisín loves to exaggerate colour and show the light conditions to their best advantage...through the use of shadows, light source and a bright, fresh palette. Miguel Herranz will focus on the script - the art of storytelling. With his expert draughtsmanship and eye for detail he will show you how to pick out the elements that will bring excitement and interest to your sketching practice. 



    For more information about this workshop, click HERE.
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    August 12, 2017
    Teens Draw Montreal


    with Julie Prescesky

    Teens Draw Montreal is an exciting workshop designed for kids to explore their world through line and wash.

    For more information about this workshop please click HERE.
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    August 13, 2017

    Kids Draw Montreal



    with Julie Prescesky

    Kids Draw Montreal is an exciting workshop designed for kids to explore their world through line and wash.

    For more information about this workshop please click HERE.
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    August 23-26, 2017

    Urban (E)Scapes



    with Isabel Carmona, Inma Serrano and Miguel Herranz, in Rotterdam, Netherlands

    
In this workshop, we want to explore the city’s vibrancy and cultural richness and diversity, we will look into its past to understand its present. To do so we consider the moving environment, as much of people in the city daily life as of buildings in the changing fabric of the architectural and urban environment. We aim to introduce time into our sketches and stories.

    

For more information about this workshop, click HERE.
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    September 8-10, 2017

    Puzzling out the Picture


    with Veronica Lawlor in New York City 



    Many times, when a sketcher arrives at a busy urban location, there is a sense of being overwhelmed. So many people moving in so many different directions; so many buildings towering above; so many shops; so many cars; so many signs; so much of so many! This workshop will teach you how to puzzle it all out, bringing the pieces together in a wide picture full of dimension and graphic expression, which ultimately can tell the story of a place. 



    For more information about this workshop, click HERE.
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    SEPTEMBER 19-23, 2017 *** NEW WORKSHOP DATE ***

    Frame the World Differently!



    with Majid Modir in Volterra, Italy. 
    Guest artist: To be announced.

    A Watercolor Workshop–with Focus on Compositions

    Welcome to a creative workshop in the heart of Tuscany, Volterra!
 5 days with drawing and painting in good company, learning watercolor technique and some ways to achieve good compositions.

    For more information about this workshop, click HERE.

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    October 4-8, 2017

    On Assignment - Reportage from Ischia Island

    with Gabi Campanario, Simo Capecchi and Caroline Peyron, in Naples, Italy.

    The popular Naples Urban Sketchers workshop is back! This year attendees will put on special correspondents hats to report and sketch life in Ischia Island. “On Assignment” will cover practical tips to sketch and report from the field, and topics such as story selection, interviewing and sketching people, developing sources, working with editors and sketching with an audience in mind.

    For more information about this workshop, click HERE.
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    July 15, 2017

    Sketch Now Think Later


    with Mike Daikubara in Boston

    Looking for the perfect subject, angle, composition, materials and tools to use etc. can take lots of time and bog you down even before you start sketching. In this workshop, we will pare these down to the essentials of a few tools, few techniques and few approaches so you can enjoy what you like to do in the first place: To jump right into sketching anytime, anywhere, and in any situation!
    For more information about this workshop, click HERE .
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    Meet New Urban Sketchers Chapter: USk Florianópolis

    By Jane Wingfield



    Florianópolis, the Party Destination of the year according to the New York Times (2009), is a dynamic city in Southern Brazil. It has 60 beaches, strong information technology and tourism industries, and has been named the best place to live in Brazil. If that’s not enough to make you want to jump on the next plane to Brazil, this will: it is the home of one of our newest Urban Sketchers chapters.

    USk Florianópolis started very recently and already has 300 followers, with 15-20 attending their sketch outings on a regular basis.
    “We sketch in a variety of locations to please those who like to draw architecture and those who prefer to draw people or nature,” said USk Florianópolis Admin, Guilherme Ruchaud.


    Florianópolis, aka Floripa, has many historical sites to choose from but because of limited public transportation on weekends they try to choose sites close to the city center where they have it all: historical architecture, people and natural settings.


    The chapter draws from a variety of professions, mostly architects and architecture students, but also professional and amateur artists. They have sketch events every three weeks, planning five meetings ahead so people can arrange their calendars.








    Join us in welcoming Urban Sketchers Florianópolis.


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    Meet New Urban Sketchers Chapter: USk Lebanon
    By Ann Schwartswald



    Urban Sketchers just keeps growing with new chapters forming around the world. With that growth is great excitement about the joy and camaraderie that comes from our shared passion for visually connecting to the wonderful sights around us, and sharing our sketches of what we see!

    One of our newest chapters is in Lebanon. Judy Abi Roustrom, who is an architect and dedicated sketcher began meeting with a group to sketch. That evolved over the course of the last two years into the vibrant and official “Urban Sketchers Lebanon”.

    According to Judy, “We started two years ago and became an official chapter this February. We have 204 members, 100 who show up. We meet once or twice a month. The group typically likes to sketch any place we decide to gather in, each one using their own style and perspective.”

    From the photos on their Facebook page, it's clear they're not all at every event, but they have great turnouts. Judy promises to share some video of their adventures with us at a future time. The wonderful work and the wattage of the smiles is impressive! It is obvious from the photos and drawings found on their Facebook page that both the people and scenery in Lebanon are truly beautiful!


    Learn more about USk Lebanon by clicking
    HERE.
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    USk Welcomes New Chapter: Rio de Janeiro

    By Susan Rogers
     
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJPf4wdovvU&feature=youtu.be


    Nestled between the sea and the mountains, newest regional chapter USk Rio has an ideal climate year-round for outdoor sketching. Admin Thais Machado reports that the group now has almost 1000 members. Thais believes the popularity of Urban sketching in Rio is because the city has an active artistic culture and an interesting blend of historical and modern architecture, wealth and poverty, beauty and chaos. In addition to its fantastic location Thais adds, “it’s our culture to live outdoors, to enjoy life and to meet new people.” A perfect mix for urban sketching which allows the group to vary their sketching locations from parks, beaches and forests to city streets. Click HERE to view a video greeting by this fun-loving chapter.

    The group recently celebrated their 50th meeting by sketching in a municipal theatre which is a stunning example of 20th century eclectic architecture.  Ninety sketchers took part in the event which included sponsors who provided watercolour papers and other supplies.

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              Doctors Work Furiously in Bid to Save Victims of Hospital Rampage - New York Times   

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    Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, where a doctor armed with an AR-15 rifle went on a rampage on Friday, killing one and wounding six before setting himself on fire. Credit Uli Seit for The New York Times. Dr. Tracy Sin-Yee Tam was making her rounds at ...
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              Slain Bronx-Lebanon Hospital doctor was covering for a colleague   
    The young Bronx-Lebanon Hospital doctor shot dead by an unhinged former employee should never have been in his sights.

               Ex-doctor sought to extract revenge on former colleagues    
    In an instant, Dr. Henry Bello triggered a Code Silver at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, sending his one-time colleagues diving for cover on the hospital's two top floors while he repeatedly pulled his trigger, killing a doctor who had the misfortune of covering someone else's shift as a favor and injuring six others, including a patient. [...] I was told it was because I always kept to myself. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that Bello arrived at the hospital with the assault rifle hidden under his lab coat and asked for a specific doctor whom he blamed for his having to resign, but the physician wasn't there at the time. The six others who were injured — a patient, two medical students and three physicians — largely suffered gunshot wounds to the head, chest and abdomen. "Many of our staff risked their own lives to save patients," Schneer told reporters at the hospital where the 16th and 17th floors remained closed, and staffers were still recovering from the rampage that sent people diving for cover and huddling in patients' rooms while the gunman was on the loose. According to New York State Education Department records, Bello graduated from Ross University and had a permit to practice as an international medical graduate that was issued on July 1, 2014, and expired last year on the same day.
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              Two victims remain in critical condition after deadly Bronx hospital shooting   
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              Fired NYC Doctor Kills Colleague in Shooting Spree   
    Wearing a white lab coat, Henry Bello opened fire on former colleagues in Bronx-Lebanon Hospital. He eventually killed another doctor and then himself.
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              The doctor who went on a shooting rampage at a Bronx hospital had been hunting for an ex-colleague, police say   

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    NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor angry that his career was derailed at a New York City hospital toted an assault rifle past security in search of a colleague he was going to hold responsible. When that person wasn't there, he opened fire anyway, killing a doctor who was only there covering a shift as a favor, authorities said Saturday.

    The new details of Dr. Henry Bello's rampage emerged along with an email rant against colleagues he blamed for forcing him to resign from Bronx Lebanon Hospital amid sexual harassment allegations two years earlier. The email was sent to the New York Daily News just two hours before the shooting Friday afternoon that left six other people wounded and Bello dead from a self-inflicted shot.

    "This hospital terminated my road to a licensure to practice medicine," the email said. "First, I was told it was because I always kept to myself. Then it was because of an altercation with a nurse."

    He also blamed a doctor for blocking his chances at practicing medicine.

    Bello had warned his former colleagues when he was forced out in 2015 that he would return someday to kill them.

    A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that Bello arrived at the hospital with the assault rifle hidden under his lab coat and asked for a specific doctor whom he blamed for his having to resign, but the physician wasn't there at the time. The official spoke on anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation.

    It was not clear if Bello knew Dr. Tracy Sin-Yee Tam, 32, who was killed in the shooting on the 16th and 17th floors of the hospital and was, like him, a family medicine doctor. Hospital officials said that Tam normally worked in one of the hospital's satellite clinics and was covering a shift in the main hospital as a favor to someone else.

    "It makes you think that anything can happen to anybody," said Tam's neighbor, Alena Khaim, 23, who saw Tam's sister outside the home overcome with grief, shaking and unable to walk. "She was such a sweet girl. You would never think something like that would happen but it happened."

    The six others who were injured — a patient, two medical students and three physicians — largely suffered gunshot wounds to the head, chest and abdomen. One physician remained in critical condition and the rest were stable, officials said Saturday.

    bronx hospital shooter ar-15 assault rifleNYPD via Associated PressHospital vice president Errol C. Schneer said his staff responded heroically.

    "Many of our staff risked their own lives to save patients," Schneer told reporters at the hospital where the 16th and 17th floors remained closed, and staffers were still recovering from the rampage that sent people diving for cover and huddling in patients' rooms while the gunman was on the loose. Adding to the chaos, authorities said, was a fire alarm that went off when Bello attempted to set himself ablaze, the flames extinguished by sprinklers, shortly before he shot himself.

    Detectives searched the Bronx home where Bello was most recently living and found the box where the gun came from. Investigators were checking serial numbers and trying to determine where it was purchased.

    His former co-workers described a man who was aggressive, loud and threatening.

    "All the time he was a problem," said Dr. David Lazala, who trained Bello as a family medicine doctor. When Bello was forced out in 2015, he sent Lazala an email blaming him for the dismissal.

    Dr. Maureen Kwankam told the New York Daily News that "he promised to come back and kill us then."

    According to New York State Education Department records, Bello graduated from Ross University and had a permit to practice as an international medical graduate that was issued on July 1, 2014, and expired last year on the same day.

    In 2004, the doctor pleaded guilty to unlawful imprisonment, a misdemeanor, after a 23-year-old woman told police Bello grabbed her. He was arrested again in 2009 on a charge of unlawful surveillance, after two different women reported he was trying to look up their skirts with a mirror. That case was eventually sealed.

    Schneer told the New York Times that the hospital did not know about Bello's criminal history when he was hired.

    "At that time, and as a result of a human resources and security department background check, which includes fingerprinting, there was no record of any conviction for sexual abuse," he said.

    ___

    Associated Press writers Larry Neumeister, Rebecca Gibian, Steve Peoples and Karen Matthews contributed to this report.


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              Holy Synod of Antioch speaks on Crete event   
    I'm aware that this document is a bit old, but it never did get posted here and deserves to be read.

    (Patriarchate of Antioch) - At the end of the seventh extraordinary session which begun on May 25th 2016, the Holy Synod of Antioch convened on June 27, 2016 in Balamand. The Synod was presided by His Beatitude Patriarch John X, with the participation of the Bishops of the Holy See of Antioch,

    The fathers congratulated their children on the occasion of the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, the holy, glorious and all-praised leaders of the Apostles, and the founders of the Holy See of Antioch. This See is where the disciples were called Christians first, and where its children continue to witness for the Risen Christ, especially in our beloved Antioch, and in Syria the martyr, in Lebanon the sufferer, in Iraq the injured, and in all the Gulf countries and the Archdioceses abroad, in the Americas, Australia and Europe. The Fathers recalled their brother Metropolitan Paul (Yazigi), the Archbishop of Aleppo who has been kidnapped for more than three years, amidst willful blindness by all. His Eminence Metropolitan Paul, along with his brother Metropolitan Youhanna (Ibrahim), and all those kidnapped constantly remain present in the prayers and supplications of the faithful and in the daily Church testimony. The fathers lift up their prayers for the repose of the souls of all those martyred because of being called Christian, and ask their prayers before the Divine Throne, that God may strengthen His Church and give His children the power and wisdom to faithfully witness, here and now, Christ Risen from the dead.

    The fathers discussed the issue of the Great Orthodox Council, which the Orthodox Church has prepared to convene since more than fifty years. The Antiochian Church had asked to delay the convocation of this Council, in order to strengthen the Pan-Orthodox unity, secure Orthodox unanimity on the debatable issues of its agenda, and that the ecclesiological conditions open up for the participation of all the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches.

    Whereas the Antiochian request to delay the Council, along with the requests of the Russian, Bulgarian, and Georgian Churches, were not accepted, and whereas it was originally intended for the Council to be a pan Orthodox Council, but was convened in the absence of four Autocephalous Churches representing more than half of the Orthodox faithful in the world,

    Whereas the call to this meeting has ignored the necessity of establishing Orthodox conciliarity on the basis of total Eucharistic communion among the Churches, which is the basis for the formation of this conciliarity, especially by ignoring to seek a solution to the Jerusalemite aggression on the canonical jurisdiction of the See of Antioch before the convocation of the Council, through a decision made by the Ecumenical Patriarchate to delay the negotiation till after the Council,

    Whereas the statements and declarations issued by the participants unjustly blamed the absent Churches, and did not blame the side that was leading the preparatory stage,

    And after looking into the statements of the ambiance, statements, and positions made in the meeting at the island of Crete, and all the fallacies that circulated recently, the fathers made the following observations:
    First: The fathers affirm that the common Orthodox work is based on the participation and unanimity of all the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches. They like to remind that this principle is not a new Antiochian position, but is a fixed Orthodox principle established by the Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras of Thrice Blessed memory upon launching the preparatory work for the Council. He was followed by his successor Patriarch Dimitrios of Thrice Blessed memory in whose era the regulations for the preparatory pre-conciliar meetings were formulated. The articles of these regulations clearly show that the call for any conciliar work, even if it was on the level of a preparatory meeting, is done by the Ecumenical Patriarch, after the approval of all the Churches’ Primates, and that all decisions are taken unanimously, by all Autocephalous Churches before they are submitted to the Great Council.

    Second: The fathers recalled that His Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew had emphasized as well this principle during the pre-conciliar preparatory meetings. Particularly, he decided to suspend the works of the preparatory committee in 1999, because of the withdrawal of one church from the above-mentioned meeting. This issue resulted in putting off the preparatory works for the Great Council for a period of ten years. The fathers wondered about how could it be that one church’s absence led to the suspension of the preparatory work of the Council, while some consider that it is permissible for the “Great Council” to convene and meet in the absence of four autocephalous Orthodox Churches!

    Third: The fathers noted that the principle of unanimity was reaffirmed upon the re-launching of the preparatory works of the Council in 2009. During the fourth preparatory conference held in 2009, the Antiochian delegation advisor Mr. Albert Laham of blessed memory emphasized the necessity of this principle in the process of decision taking, reminding that if there is no unanimity on one subject, this subject is deferred to the preparatory committee for further study, as the Rules of Procedure of Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conferences state. At that time, this proposal was welcomed by all participating Churches, including the conference chairman. This proposal had led to taking a decision about the issue of the Diaspora and the Episcopal Assemblies.

    Fourth: The fathers reiterate that the Antiochian position calling for building up accord through assuring the unanimity of all Autocephalous Orthodox Churches on the subjects of the agenda had as a purpose to strengthen Orthodox unity in the preparatory phase, according to the Orthodox tradition. The Church of Antioch did not expect that this stable principle, which She just reminded of, would become a controversial issue, and this stable principle be defied by those who originally established it and defended it as a guarantee to Orthodox unity. This unity cannot be achieved if any of the Churches is excluded from the decision making process, or if Her proposals are ignored. Here, we would like to mention the fact that the Synaxis of the Churches’ Primates held in January 2014 has affirmed this principle when it decided to have all decisions worked during the Council and the preparatory period to be taken by consensus. The fathers ask how can this consensus be achieved with the refusal of the Antiochian Church to the decisions of the aforementioned synaxis (2014) and the Chambésy Synaxis (2016)? How could this consensus be achieved in Crete in the absence of four Orthodox Churches?

    Fifth: The Fathers reaffirm that the Antiochian position requesting the postponement of the Great Councils convocation in case of the absence of unanimity on its subjects was not a new position. The Antiochian Church has clearly expressed about her position throughout all preparatory phases of the Council during the last two years. This position was in accordance with the role of Antioch had, always refusing to ignore any Autocephalous Church in the common Orthodox work. Therefore, all that was published in the media about the implicit acceptance of the Antiochian Church to participate in the Council was incorrect, and all the analysis about the political dimensions of the absence of Antioch from the Crete meeting remains as a totally false political analysis. The acceptance of Antioch by economia to participate in the preparatory works does not mean concession on Her part about the aforementioned positions. Rather, Her participation was an effort to remove all obstacles which was, and still is, preventing the convocation of the Council.

    Sixth: The fathers are surprised by the positions of some Churches which have recently called to bypass the principle of unanimity, or interpreting this principle in a different manner than what state the Rules of Procedure of Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conferences, adopted in 1986, signed by all representatives, and used accordingly even during the fifth preparatory conference held in October 2015. They are also surprised by all the positions that were recently declarin