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ANOTHER An-28 passenger plane goes missing in Russia, crashed plane is later found with all people alive

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Anatoly Prytkov, one of the pilots of the An-28, is helped by his colleagues to exit a helicopter that was also carrying the other surviving passengers at an airport outside Tomsk.
The plane disappeared from radar in the Bakcharsky district of the Tomsk region, according to emergency services.

Rescue crews have located the An-28 plane that went missing in the Tomsk region of Russia, the Russian emergency services' press service told RIA.

The aircraft made a hard landing, the press service clarified, adding that it was found by a helicopter at around 2:36 pm Moscow time.

Comment: RFE/RL provides some additional info:
"We all believed in a miracle, and thanks to the professionalism of the pilots it happened. Everyone is alive," regional Governor Sergei Zvachkin said in a statement.

The damaged body of the plane could be seen lying overturned in a wooded field in footage published by the TASS news agency.

The pilot of the plane was quoted by TASS as saying the aircraft suffered double engine failure shortly after takeoff.

The regional directorate of the Emergency Ministry said that the plane went missing in the early afternoon and sent a "distress" signal before it disappeared from radar screens.

The An-28 aircraft was flying from the town of Kedrovy to the regional capital, Tomsk.

A total of 14 passengers, including two children, along with four crew members, were transported to a hospital in Tomsk for medical examination, emergency officials said.

In 2012, an An-28 plane belonging to Kamchatka Aviation Enterprise crashed into a mountain while flying from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and coming in for a landing in Palana.

A total of 14 people were on board, 10 of whom were killed. Both pilots, who were among the dead, were found to have alcohol in their blood, media reports said at the time.
Less that two weeks ago the Philippine military suffered their worst aircraft disaster during landing, leaving 50 dead and 49 wounded.

See also: Plane crashes in Russia's far east, all 28 people on board including local government officials dead


Eye 2

White House 'flagging' posts for Facebook to censor over COVID 'misinformation'

Jen Psaki
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Jen Psaki said Facebook needs to take decisive action against the posts.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday the Biden administration is identifying "problematic" posts for Facebook to censor because they contain "misinformation" about COVID-19.

Psaki disclosed the government's role in policing social media during her daily press briefing after Surgeon General Vivek Murthy called on companies to purge more pandemic posts.


Comment: What they actually mean is that the whole narrative about the Covid pandemic and the safety of the vaccines is starting to fall apart. Normal people have started asking questions which is not a good sign for their outrageous lies.

They desperately search and track people telling the truth because it destroys the official story. The censorship is becoming more and more overt, to the point where the White House has plainly admitted it.

It is indeed a brutal battle for our minds and souls. Will people start to see through the lies or continue to believe in them?


The demand for censorship — and Psaki's admission of government involvement — follows a series of flip-flops from health officials who contradicted themselves throughout the pandemic on issues such as mask efficacy, as well as censorship of claims that later gained credibility, such as the theory that COVID-19 leaked from a Chinese lab.

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Brick Wall

Anti-lockdown protesters storm Melbourne just hours after Daniel Andrews' announcement of Victoria going back into lockdown

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Protesters took to the streets hours before the lockdown rules came into place.
There was "chaos" on the streets of Melbourne overnight, just hours before the city entered its fifth lockdown, as angry protesters marched through the CBD.

Demonstrators called for an end to restrictions just hours after Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced the state would enter a five-day snap lockdown from midnight.

"We've got to do this, otherwise it will get away with us and we, as more than any other part of our nation know, we don't want this getting away from us and being locked down for months," Mr Andrews said.

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Shopping Bag

Nearly two million Americans stopped job hunting because of COVID benefits

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A new poll has found that nearly two million Americans avoided looking for a job because they were content with their COVID benefits.

The pollsters also found that unemployment benefits directly contributed to 13% of recipients rejecting a job offer during the pandemic.


Comment: Despite the draconian lockdown and social distancing measures, there's always going to be a segment of the population who will be happy in their idleness. But to be fair, who wouldn't prefer to avoid soul-sucking modern employment for as long as possible?

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Chart Bar

Since the 8th of March, there have been 9,484 *fewer* deaths than normal

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Today the ONS announced that there were 8,808 deaths in England and Wales in the week ending 2nd July 2021. This is 118 more than the previous week, but still 5.2% below the five-year average. Here's the chart from the ONS:

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Deaths in England and Wales have now been below the five-year average for 14 of the past 17 weeks. Over that time, there were 9,484 fewer deaths than you'd expect based on the average of the last five years. And recall that, due to population ageing, the five-year average understates the expected number of deaths. Hence the true level of "negative excess mortality" is even greater.

Bizarro Earth

Alcohol-related deaths soar 20% during lockdown in England

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FILE PHOTO: Bottles of alcoholic beverages are seen for sale in a shop in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, May 1, 2018.
Deaths in England from liver disease linked to excessive drinking jumped by an unprecedented 21% last year, when the coronavirus pandemic struck, as the heaviest drinkers consumed more alcohol at home, official data showed on Thursday.

Pubs, clubs and restaurants were closed for most of the year, but the total volume of alcohol sold barely fell, suggesting people switched to drinking at home instead, Public Health England said.

Consumer data showed a 24% increase in the litres of alcohol sold in shops and supermarkets during the year to the end of March 2021, compared with the previous 12 months.

Comment: Lockdowns have and will continue to cause more suffering and death than the coronavirus ever could; and that explains why, prior to last year, governments and agencies never considered them to be a viable option: Also check out SOTT radio's: NewsReal: The Terrible Toll of Lockdowns




NPC

Trans takeover: Mums are cancelled, as 'chestfeeding' militants get breastfeeding counsellors suspended

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Motherhood is the latest target for the gender Gestapo as breastfeeding counsellors in Oz report harassment for refusing to support the 'chestfeeding journeys' of trans women attempting to feed babies 'human milk'.

In the neverending gender debate that obsesses a particular section of the Western middle-class liberal population, it's funny that no one is ever asked to sign a petition demanding that women be allowed to use men's public urinals.

Strangely, however, there seems to be a growing queue of trans women - who for simplicity's sake, let's agree were born male - pushing to use what are widely considered female-allocated public and workplace toilets and changing rooms, as they insist on being given the full set of privileges society allows its members born with two X chromosomes.

Comment: Apparently all institutions have lost their collective minds and are forcing the rest of us to comply with their completely illogical worldview. Anyone with two firing neurons can see that biological men don't lactate, yet we are being mandated to live in a delusional world where they do. It's enough to drive any sane person absolutely insane.

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Info

Megan Fox rips 'burn-a-witch-at-the-stake' cancel culture over her Trump comments

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Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly are seen in attendance during the UFC 264 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 10, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Megan Fox has ripped the "pitchfork-carrying, burn-a-witch-at-the-stake" cancel culture for attacking her just for noting that former President Donald Trump was greeted like "a legend" at the UFC.

"Uhmmm ... I do not align myself with any political party or individual politicians," the 35-year-old "Transformers" star wrote in an all-caps message on her Instagram Stories addressing her attackers.

Fox insisted that on her "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" appearance Monday, she had only said that the 45th commander-in-chief was greeted by UFC fans as a "legend," without suggesting she thought he was one.

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Sherlock

Naked woman stuck between two buildings rescued by fire dept in California

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Anyone can find him or herself in an odd situation due to a strange, even bizarre chain of events, but sometimes you are still left asking, "Wait, is this for real?"

A completely nude woman got stuck between two industrial buildings in Santa Ana, California on Tuesday, KTLA reported. According to the owner of one of the buildings, the woman was screaming, but initially no one knew where the sounds were coming from. Then, the staff at one building discovered her trapped in a foot-wide gap between the walls crying out for help.

Comment: Also in LA recently: L.A. man sets fire to church cross, jumps across rooftops in failed attempt to evade police


Arrow Up

Israeli Health Ministry: Natural infection may offer better protection against Delta Variant

Delta Variant
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Delta Variant
In recent weeks, Israeli media has become a factory for stories that cut against the 'official' 'scientific' narrative about the COVID-19 vaccines. Most visibly, Israel has made a deal with Pfizer to start doling out "booster" shots for the most vulnerable Israelis, despite the FDA's insistence that there's "no evidence" that a booster shot is necessary.

Now, the Israeli Health Ministry has discovered that the number of patients who had been infected prior to becoming infected again during the latest Delta-driven wave of the pandemic were less likely to be reinfected than patients who have only been vaccinated. The finding directly contradicts research spouted by American experts like Dr. Fauci, along with Pfizer and Moderna, who have previously insisted that the antibodies created by their jabs are more powerful than antibodies produced by natural infection (which is one reason even the previously infected have been asked to get vaccinated).

According to Israel National News, more than 7.7K new cases of the virus have been detected during the most recent wave (beginning back in May). However, just 72 of the confirmed cases were reported in people who were known to have been previously infected - that is, less than 1% of the new cases.

Roughly 40% of new cases - involving more than 3K patients - were infected despite being fully vaccinated.

By this count, Israelis who had been vaccinated were 6.72x more likely to get infected after the shot than after natural infection, with more than 3K of the 5,193,499, or 0.0578%, of Israelis who were vaccinated getting infected in the latest wave.

Comment: Pharma is doubling up on propaganda and quick fixes to keep the income incoming.