NEWS SUMMARY-INTELLIGENCE REPORT MONDAY 4/13/2020
Are food shortages on the way?
That's said to be one possibility here in the USA because of the coronavirus situation.....THE HILL STORY
Its a story that's been out there for quite a few days but now it carries the weight that a story published by the Associated Press has.
The sexual assault allegation against former Vice-President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic Party nominee for President, made by Tara Reade in two interviews with the AP. Interviews in which she is said to have given a "detailed account" of the incident from the 1990's.
The story going around the world to be published by "India Today".....AP STORY INDIA TODAY
BERNIE SANDERS FORMALLY ENDORSING JOE BIDEN FOR PRESIDENT TODAY.....VIDEO LINK
The votes counted today in last Tuesday's Wisconsin Primary due to a judge's order and the results show that Joe Biden was the winner......NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO STORY-RESULTS
In Israel tonight last minute talks to form a national unity government ahead of the midnight deadline when Blue and White leader Benny Gantz's mandate to form a new government expires. Negotiating teams from Gantz's Blue and White Party and Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud meeting.
And as the deadline approached a meeting between Mr. Netanyahu and Mr. Gantz and a joint request to President Reuven Rivlin for an extension of the midnight deadline for Gantz to form a new government.
Rivlin extending the deadline till midnight Wednesday....
In Libya forces of the Government of National Accord backed by Turkey on the attack and making gains in the fight with the opposition Libyan National Army backed by the United Arab Emirates. Five cities reported to have been retaken by the GNA from the LNA....AFP NEWS AGENCY STORY-YAHOO NEWS.....SOUTHFRONT STORY WITH MAP
THE CHINESE TELECOM FIRM HUAWEI IS CONCERNED THAT A US CAMPAIGN TO PREVENT ITS INVOLVEMENT IN THE BRITISH 5G SYSTEM MAY BE GAINING STEAM. THE COMPANY SAYING THAT DISRUPTION OF ITS INVOLVEMENT 'WOULD DO BRITAIN A DISSERVICE',
LAST MONTH 38 MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT FROM THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY REBELLED AGAINST PRIME MINISTER BORIS JOHNSON'S DECISION TO ALLOW PARTIAL INVOLVEMENT BY HUAWEI IN THE 5G SYSTEM OF THE UK.....BBC NEWS STORY
NOT MENTIONED IN THE BBC STORY ARE THE RECENT INCIDENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION WHERE SOME 20 5G TOWERS IN THE UK HAVE BEEN VANDALIZED. STORIES BEING SPREAD ABOUT THAT 5G CAUSES SPREAD OF THE VIRUS. WHO'S BEHIND SPREADING THOSE STORIES?
THE US CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUAWEI IN THE UK HAS A BIPARTISAN LIST OF SUPPORTERS INCLUDING DEMOCRAT SENATE MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER WHO HAVE WRITTEN URGING THE UK TO REVERSE ITS DECISION REGARDING HUAWEI.....ABC NEWS STORY MARCH 4, 2020
PAUL WHELAN, A MULTINATIONAL CITIZEN AND FORMER US MARINE, DENYING HE IS A SPY IN A MOSCOW COURT ROOM TODAY. WHELAN FACING ESPIONAGE CHARGES IN RUSSIA.....TASS NEWS STORY
A sailor from the USS Theodore Roosevelt who tested positive for Covid-19 is dead. The USNI website reported that some 600 sailors have tested positive on the aircraft carrier yesterday. Reuters says the number is 585. The BBC reports on the sailors death.....LINK TO BBC NEWS STORY
The approach to the coronavirus in Sweden is less stringent than in the United States and other countries. Here is the spin on that from the Associated Press as published by Ynet in Israel.....AP STORY PUBLISHED BY YNET
The coronavirus story around the world today as reported by BBC News........BBC NEWS CORONAVIRUS BLOG 4/13/2020
AND TODAY A SPECIAL NEXTRUSH UNPLUGGED POST WITH SEGMENTS RELATED TO "THE DICTATORSHIP OF COVID-19"......NEXTRUSH UNPLUGGED: DC 19 SPECIAL
That's the way it really is Monday April 13th, 2020.