News Roundup & Comment
Series Crosstalk America
Here's your weekly selection of news highlights from the Round-Up broadcast:
--The Senate voted to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.
--New evidence of atrocities committed against Ukrainian civilians prompted outrage around the world Monday forcing Western leaders to threaten even more punishing sanctions including a complete lockout of Russia's vital gas industry.
--Monday President Biden called for a war crimes trial against Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
---On Wednesday the U.S. announced sanctions targeting Vladimir Putin's two adult daughters and said it was toughening penalties against Russian banks in retaliation for war crimes in Ukraine.
--President Putin is reportedly using a body double to prevent an assassination.
--The United Nations General Assembly voted to pass a resolution to suspend Russia from the U.N. Human Rights Council in response to Russian forces alleged killing of civilians in Ukraine.
--Amid growing evidence that COVID-19 did not have a natural origin, some experts are suggesting that the Omicron variant of the virus was also man made.
--The COVID-19 Omicron variant known as XE has been found in the UK.
--Dr. Peter McCullough, a prominent internist and cardiologist who has frequently warned against mass vaccination against COVID-19, told Pennsylvania lawmakers during an early March hearing that up to 95% of American COVID deaths could have been prevented with early treatment.
--A U.S. Army doctor who suffered from a COVID vaccine injury was fired for informing his soldiers about potential side effects from the shot.
|Apr 7, 2022