'Unacceptable and Uncalled For': Iranian Foreign Minister Denounces Trump Administration's March to War

As the Trump administration continues to level evidence-free accusations against Iran and dangerously escalate the risk of another catastrophic war in the Middle East, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Thursday that his country is acting with “maximum restraint” in the face of U.S. belligerence and denounced threats of force by White House officials. “We…

By JohnValbyNation November 11, 2019 0

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Get Cozy During Romantic Beach Vacation

While most of America is bundling up, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton have been enjoying a romantic beach escape in sunny Mexico. Stefani posted two Instagram stories on Thursday showing off the couple’s personal piece of paradise in what fans have determined is likely Riviera Maya. (Shelton is currently performing at Luke Bryan’s Crash My Playa, a four-day concert…

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'It Is Time to Rebel': Listen to The 1975's New Track Featuring Speech by Climate Leader Greta Thunberg

British pop rock band The 1975 released the first track of their forthcoming album Wednesday, which features Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg delivering an instrumental-backed speech about the global climate emergency. “Music has the power to break through barriers, and right now we really need to break through some barriers if we are to…

By JohnValbyNation November 11, 2019 0

Climate Crisis Be Damned, 'Shale Revolution' Poised to Make US Net Exporter of Oil in Three Years

The United States is pumping out so much oil as a result of the so-called “shale revolution” that it’s set to become a net oil exporter in 2021. That’s according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which announced the projection Monday in its five-year forecast. “U.S. production growth has exceeded expectations,” the analysis states. Calling…

By JohnValbyNation November 8, 2019 0

Ahead of Week Dedicated to 'Unplugging,' WHO Urges Strict Limits on Screen Time for Young Children

The World Health Organization on Wednesday released guidelines on screen time for young children, recommending no “sedentary screen time” for one-year-olds and curbed access for older kids. For the guidelines, the Washington Post reported, the “WHO drew on emerging—but as yet unsettled—science about the risks screens pose to the development of young minds at a…

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Global Climate Movement: Darkest Before the Dawn

Wildfires burning  in the Amazon and Siberia, unrelenting heat waves, 100-year floods happening yearly are signs of our times—the worst of times. A global climate change movement is emerging as we face the real threats to life and  to global civilization posed by accelerating climate change. This is a matter of survival, not a blinkered…

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'This Is Incredible,' Says Corbyn, as Voter Registration Surges Amid Boris Johnson's Chaotic Lurch Towards UK General Election

Labour Party politicians and pro-democracy groups celebrated Wednesday as more than 100,000 people reportedly registered to vote in a 48-hour period this week amid mounting chaos in the U.K. government in anticipation of a possible general election in October. On Monday, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced harsh criticism within his own party, about 52,000 people registered, followed…

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