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Djokovic 'in talks to sue Australian government' - media

Novak Djokovic
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Novak Djokovic is reportedly pursuing legal action.
World number one Novak Djokovic is in talks about suing the Australian government for 'ill treatment' during his deportation drama, reports have claimed, with the Serbian star supposedly looking for more than $4 million in compensation.

Djokovic was deported from Australia on Sunday after losing his second legal appeal against the cancelation of his visa.

According to UK outlet The Sun, the 34-year-old and his team have consulted lawyers about seeking compensation to the tune of around $4.35 million - including the prize money he could have won if he had defended his title Down Under.

The unvaccinated Djokovic had been detained after his arrival in Australia despite being granted a medical exemption by Tennis Australia and Victoria state officials.

He was released after four nights in detention when a judge reversed the decision to cancel his visa, but was detained again and eventually deported after Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke argued that his continued presence would encourage anti-vaccine sentiments among the population.


Comment: That's pretty much why they didn't want to let him in - and it's not because of his vaccine status.


Doberman

British woman Angela Glover dies after trying to rescue dogs in Tonga tsunami

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Angela Glover, from Brighton, died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on Saturday.
A British woman who went missing after a tsunami in Tonga died while trying to save her dogs, according to her family.

Angela Glover, from Brighton, died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore.

Her brother Nick Eleini said: "I understand that this terrible accident came about as they tried to rescue their dogs.

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Video appears to show Ashley Babbitt tried to stop attack on Capitol Speaker's Lobby

Ashli Babbitt
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Aaron Babbitt with his wife Ashli, who was killed at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Video shows female Trump supporter's desperate pleas to prevent rioters from breaking windows: "Stop! No! Don't! Wait!"

Ashli Babbitt, who was fatally shot by a police officer at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, desperately tried to prevent rioters from vandalizing the doors leading to the Speaker's Lobby at the Capitol that day, even stepping between one troublemaker and officers guarding the doors, a video footage analysis shows.

Frame-by-frame video evidence analyzed by The Epoch Times paints a vastly different picture of Babbitt's actions than that portrayed in media accounts over the past year. News media regularly painted Babbitt as "violent," a "rioter," or an "insurrectionist" who was angrily trying to breach the Speaker's Lobby.

Video clips appear to show she tried to prevent the attack, not join it.

Comment: Ms Babbitt was not the only protester to die at the hands of the Capitol Police on January 6, 2021. Her case has received even less attention:

Second eye-witness steps forward to confirm Capitol Hill Police killed Trump supporter Rosanne Boyland then attacked those who tried to save her


Black Magic

The CDC's pandemic narrative undergoes another radical u-turn

CDC Director Dr Rochelle Walensky
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CDC Director Dr Rochelle Walensky
As noted by Dr. Ron Paul in the January 10, 2022, Liberty Report below, U.S. authorities have suddenly started to change their tune with regard to COVID and the COVID shots.

"The opposition to our position are starting to wake up," Paul says, as some shreds of truth are actually starting to be acknowledged. The good news, Paul says, is that "Maybe some of the things they've been saying are not quite accurate, and maybe what we've been saying is closer to the truth, and maybe they're starting to recognize that."

Comment: Mercola features Liberty Report's analysis on the swerve:




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Flint officials will not face racketeering charges over poison water crisis; Michigan AG disbanded prosecution team building case for three years

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AG Dana Nessel • Flint Water • Gladis Williamson • Former Michigan Gov Rick Snyder
A host of Michigan state and Flint city officials implicated in the Flint water crisis will escape racketeering charges after the state's attorney general disbanded the prosecution team working on the case.

Michigan's attorney general Dana Nessel in 2018 fired the top prosecutors and investigators who were part of the three-year long investigation under the previous attorney general Bill Schuette.

The team had already filed criminal charges against 15 Michigan state and Flint city officials, including four officials charged with financial fraud thought to be behind the public health scandal in which up to 100,000 people were poisoned with tainted water.

Nessel rebuilt a new prosecution team to continue with the investigation, but although several defendants were re-indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter, misconduct in office, obstruction of justice and perjury last year, the racketeering charges were dropped.

Sources close to the case told the Guardian that the officials would have been prosecuted under RICO laws - a tactic often used to charge organized crime groups - but Nessel's new prosecution team has since omitted the charges and taken RICO off the table.


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Arrow Up

Orange juice prices go bananas

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The US orange crop is on course to be the smallest since the 1940s, which could lead to skyrocketing orange juice prices.

The US Agriculture Department (USDA) issued a gloomy forecast last week for Florida's orange crop, forecasting that the state will harvest merely 44.5 million 40-kilogram boxes of oranges in 2022 amid citrus disease and bad weather. This would be the smallest crop yield since the 1944-45 season, an analyst from the USDA told CNN Business.

The Sunshine State provides most of the orange juice in the US.

Meanwhile, according to Statista.com, demand for orange juice in the US soared during the Covid-19 pandemic after falling for the previous two decades. The sales of 100% non-concentrated juices jumped from $5 billion to $5.5 billion in 2020, and stayed largely at that level last year, data from Euromonitor International shows. This has already pushed orange juice prices higher, and experts predict the trend will continue. Overall, frozen concentrated orange-juice futures in the US closed on Friday at $1.50 a pound (0.45 kilograms), which is nearly a 50% increase from early 2019.

According to the USDA, Brazil, one of the globe's largest orange producers, is expected to harvest 12% more oranges this year despite the drought that damaged its crop yield in 2021. Mexico, the US' major citrus supplier, is also forecast to have a robust harvest "on optimal weather conditions."

Attention

Why won't they release the data on child deaths following Covid vaccination?

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Parents of children in the 12-17 age group want Government officials to release real-time safety data for Covid vaccines. One mother is so concerned about the possibility that her three children could suffer serious adverse events that she asked the High Court on their behalf to force full public disclosure.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) admits it holds the figures but has not revealed them publicly, so last Thursday parent EF, who cannot be named for legal reasons, put her concerns to Mr Justice Jonathan Swift and asked him to direct the ONS to release the data. Her request was denied.

She said: "I'm not surprised. I feel as though the judge had already made up his mind."

Comment: Despicable! A commenter on the original article summed it up pretty well:
A bent judiciary, to go with fraudulent statisticians, incompetent and malicious "modellers", corrupt politicians and medical people bereft of ethics. Money talks!
Pfizer recently extended the covid vaccine shelf life due to concerns that millions of jobs would go to waste. Alarmingly, a report from the Daily Mail said that leaders may give KIDS the out-of-date vaccines. It should be noted that no safety trials have been done, not that their safety trials mean much anyway:
Health leaders may be hoping the surplus jabs can be given to 16 and 17-year-olds, who can come forward for booster jabs from today.
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Car Black

Sales of electric cars overtake diesel models in Europe

ELECTRIC CAR
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Volvo show the new model of VOLVO C40 ELECTRIC during the Paris Nautic (Volvo Partner) - december 09, 2021, Paris
New data shows that electric car sales overtook diesel models for the first time in December of 2021 as motorists avail of subsidies for emission free vehicles.

In a nutshell

With nearly all car manufacturers offering electric vehicle (EVs) models and with governments across the world offering incentives to buy emission free cars, preliminary data gathered by The Financial Times shows that for the first time sales of EVs outstripped diesel cars this past December in Europe.

According to The FT, more than a fifth of new cars sold across 18 European markets were powered exclusively by batteries. Meanwhile, the share of new diesel cars, including diesel hybrids, dropped below the 20 per cent mark.

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Evil Rays

US airlines warn 5G rollout could ground planes and cause travel & shipping 'chaos'

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The chief executives of several major American passenger and cargo airlines have warned of an impending "catastrophic" crisis that could come in less than two days when telecommunications companies deploy a new 5G service.

The new C-Band 5G service set to be rolled out by AT&T and Verizon on Wednesday could leave a significant number of widebody aircraft unusable, the airlines warned.

It could also "potentially strand tens of thousands of Americans overseas" and cause "chaos" for US flights, they said.

Comment: For a simplified and information overview of the technicalities involved, and why this issue primarily seems to be affecting the US, but not country's like France, that appear to have designed their 5G systems with these issues in mind, check out the following video:




NPC

Michigan Democrats criticized after dismissing parents' role in public education

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The Democratic Party blasted the idea that parents should have a voice in what public schools teach, saying in a Facebook post over the weekend that public education teaches kids what society "needs them to know."

A Saturday post made by the Michigan Democrats on their official Facebook page criticized the parents who want to play a role in what public education teaches their children. The post was deleted Monday morning after intense criticism.

"Not sure where this 'parents-should-control-what-is-taught-in-schools-because-they-are-our-kids' is originating, but parents do have the option to send their kids to a hand-selected private school at their own expense if this is what they desire," the post read.

"The purpose of public education in public schools is not to teach kids only what parents want them to be taught," the Michigan Democratic Party's post continued. "It is to teach them what society needs them to know. The client of the public school is not the parent, but the entire community, the public."