The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-11-30

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 8, articles about Anglo-5, Brazil, Conspiracy-Theories, Finance, Headline-News, Latin-America, Politics, United-States, Defense, Eurasia, India, Russia, Japan, North-Korea, Nato, United-Kingdom, Colombia, Venezuela, Opinions, Ukraine, Mexico.

Tags in this brief: Bolsonaro, DiCaprio, Geopolitics, India, Military, Russia, S-400, US Imperialism, Japan, North Korea, Boris Johnson, International Relations, Trump, UK, USA, Colombia, Maduro, Venezuela, Biden, Impeachment, Blomberg, US, Mexico.

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HILARIOUS: Bolsonaro Claims DiCaprio Paid for Amazon Forest Fires

Published 2019-11-30 22:00:44 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Brazil, Conspiracy-Theories, Finance, Headline-News, Latin-America, Politics, United-States

BRASILIA – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accused, without providing evidence, Hollywood actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio of financing nonprofit groups that he claimed are partly responsible for fires in the Amazon rainforest this year. The far-right leader appeared to be commenting on social media postings claiming that the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) environmental organization had paid for images taken by volunteer firefighters that it then used to solicit donations, including a $500,000 contribution from DiCaprio, Al-Jazeera reported. The WWF has denied receiving a donation from DiCaprio or obtaining photos from the firefighters. “This Leonardo DiCaprio is a cool guy,… Continue ->

Tags: Bolsonaro, DiCaprio


In Swipe at US, India Says Foreign Nations Must Respect Its Decision to Purchase Russian S-400 Systems

Published 2019-11-30 21:00:43 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, India, Politics, Russia, United-States

NEW DELHI – The decision to purchase Russian S-400 systems was based solely on the merit of the military hardware, India’s foreign minister stated, stressing that national security will never be undermined by objections from foreign states. Despite pressure from Washington to abandon the deal, India is set to procure five S-400 anti-air batteries as part of a $5.4 billion arms sale, RT reported. Speaking on Thursday to India’s upper house, the Council of States, External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar stressed that New Delhi had made the merits of the purchase “very clear”, and that national security cannot be endangered… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, India, Military, Russia, S-400, US Imperialism


North Korea Warns Japan May Soon See Real Ballistic Missile ‘Under Its Nose’

Published 2019-11-30 20:00:15 by Drago Bosnic in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Japan, North-Korea, Politics

PYONGYANG – North Korea criticized Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for failing to distinguish Pyongyang’s recent rocket launch from a ballistic missile, warning that Tokyo may see the launch of a real ballistic missile in the near future. The North test-fired two short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast on Thursday. The launch was the fourth test of its new “super-large multiple-rocker launcher”. In a reaction to the launch, Abe condemned the test, calling it a threat to Japan and the international community. He also stated that Tokyo would monitor the situation with its partners. A vice director-general… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, Japan, Military, North Korea


Johnson Urges Trump to Avoid Involvement in UK Election as Tories Reportedly Fear His ‘Ill’ Influence

Published 2019-11-30 19:06:03 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Nato, Politics, United-Kingdom, United-States

LONDON – Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson pleaded US President Donald Trump on Friday not to get involved in UK upcoming December general election amid his state visit alongside other NATO leaders next week. “What we don’t do traditionally as loving allies and friends, what we don’t do traditionally, is get involved in each other’s election campaigns,” Johnson told LBC radio. “The best [thing] when you have close friends and allies like the US and the UK is for neither side to get involved in each other’s election,” the Britain’s prime minister added . Reports by Bloomberg also indicated that… Continue ->

Tags: Boris Johnson, International Relations, Trump, UK, USA


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Venezuela tells military to prepare for potential war with Colombia

Published 2019-11-30 13:27:11 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Colombia, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced that Colombia and the United States Southern Command were preparing provocative acts for an armed conflict at the borders between Venezuela and Colombia. “I have information that the Colombian government with the Southern Command, were trying to divert Colombia’s attention from the popular revolt, and is thinking of provocative acts again on the Venezuelan border. All Bolivarian National Armed Forces must be put into action and on alert. I have first-rate information that a set of provocations is intended for armed conflict,” Maduro said. Maduro issued the statements during an act with rail workers, from… Continue ->

Tags: Colombia, Maduro, Venezuela


Impeachment Derangement

Published 2019-11-30 06:15:27 by Ronald Thomas West in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, Politics, Russia, Ukraine, United-States

^ Trump’s Impeachable Offense So, Joe Biden pressured Ukraine to drop criminal investigation into Burisma (had the prosecutor fired) that would (almost certainly) have implicated his kid (and himself for using the power of his office) in a typical politically corrupt get rich(er) quick scheme. Then, Trump had the audacity to pressure Ukraine to reopen the investigation as a campaign tactic, and according to the morons pushing this s**t through the House of Representatives, this is an impeachable offense. So, we have a scenario where one corrupt moron, that is Trump (and Republican minions) is up against another corrupt moron,… Continue ->

Tags: Biden, Impeachment, Trump


Michael Bloomberg Enters the Race. Why?

Published 2019-11-30 01:30:14 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Headline-News, United-States

In the year of campaigning since the 2018 midterm elections, the race for the Democrat Party presidential nomination is as confused as ever. As of this writing, there is no clear front runner with Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and now Pete Buttigieg all polling at or about 15% nationally followed by several also-rans. Former Vice President Joe Biden is the most electable of this group. Despite age and scandal, Biden’s campaign remains stubbornly alive. Biden has fended off serious challenges from Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) and the above-mentioned Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts). National polls place him at or near… Continue ->

Tags: Blomberg, US


Trump Designating Drug Cartels as Terrorist Organization Is Aimed Against Mexican President

Published 2019-11-30 00:30:10 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, Mexico, United-States

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a patriotic socialist, in his first year of government rejected a war against the powerful narcotic cartels. However, he now faces a dilemma in the face of Washington’s intentions to label the cartels as “terrorist” organizations. Obrador instead of taking the fight to the cartels, had chosen to focus his efforts on implementing his strategy, based on persuasion rather than confrontation, despite the high political cost. On November 26, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that he intends to designate international drug cartels as terrorist organizations. This is highly problematic as the decision could give… Continue ->

Tags: Mexico, Trump, US


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