#MorningMonarchy: September 12, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: September 12, 2018Palestine soaps, corpse flowers and Blockbuster beers + this day in history w/the end of The Smiths and our song of the day by the Watson Twins on your Morning Monarchy for September 12, 2018.

Notes/Links:

U.S. now believes Russia is behind ‘sonic attack’ on 26 embassy personnel in Cuba
https://twitter.com/MarketWatch/status/1039605115207012353

Russia Suspected In "Sonic Attacks," But How Involved Was Cuban Government (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1039757133536026626

Pentagon’s $70 Million Chemical & Biological Program at Porton Down in UK
https://twitter.com/dgaytandzhieva/status/979016749050888193

The oldest survivor of olive oil soap production in Palestine — in pictures
https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/status/1038464530517508098

Arbitration tribunal finds #Ecuador violated international law by supporting $9.5 billion fraud against Chevron and must pay the company costs and damages
https://twitter.com/AmazonPost/status/1038084654396583936

No puff, puff, pass for Canadian soldiers -- Canada's armed forces have issued orders strictly limiting cannabis use among service members, just a month before the country legalizes the drug
https://twitter.com/AFP/status/1038532930505568257

The CEO of AquaBounty Technologies told investors the company has sold 4.5 tonnes of genetically engineered salmon in Canada so far this year. He wouldn't say who the buyer was.
https://twitter.com/DeeLunarfox/status/1038066375623933952

Japan proposes end to commercial whaling ban, faces pushback
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/1039619756976951296

Starbucks debuts in Italy with premium brews, novelty bar
https://twitter.com/DeeLunarfox/status/1037585097380323328

Cadbury owner Mondelez stockpiling chocolate ahead of Brexit
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/1039619165508853760

Nestle Says Requirement to Report Use of Slave Labor Would Cost Consumers More Money
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1038107680760422400

@WholeFoods workers seek to #unionize, says @amazon is ‘exploiting our dedication’
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1037917952627101696

Want to #SupportLocal / #IndependentFood but Don't Know Where to Start? We Built an Interactive Quiz Game to Help You Keep Track of Which Organic Brands #SoldOut to #BigCorp!
https://twitter.com/nature_hub/status/1038705169582759936

Seven reasons why Big Tobacco is likely to make a move on the marijuana industry
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1039210910592561153

OxyContin maker gets patent for drug to treat opioid addiction
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/1038954393956245504

Top Cancer Researcher, Dr. #JoseBaselga of @Sloan_Kettering, Fails to Disclose Corporate Financial Ties in Major Research Journals
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1039753965091598336

Theranos is shutting its doors for good
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1037404561810616322

Third Point launches proxy fight for full Campbell board
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1038258391775436800

Farmer Lobbying Group Sells Out Farmers, Helps Enshrine John Deere's Tractor Repair Monopoly
https://twitter.com/BlacklistedNews/status/1039522539800686593

Those airport security bins carry more germs than the toilets, scientists say
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/1037779597478297608

Airport Security Checklist ☑ Porno scan ☑ Pat down ☑ Expose to diseases
https://twitter.com/FearDept/status/1038528820809089025

Miss America contestant uses pageant opening to criticise Flint water crisis
https://twitter.com/IndyWorld/status/1039219773643612162

On the trail of the medallion trees
https://twitter.com/ABQJournal/status/1039207388677660673

World’s largest corpse flower that smells like ‘rotting meat’ will bloom for first time
https://twitter.com/IndyWorld/status/1039592014780739585

#CorpseFlower ready to bloom at @TheTorontoZoo (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1039762714900541440

Amway founder and Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at age 92
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1037768040061001728

Cryogenics firm sued for freezing man's head instead of whole body...
https://twitter.com/DeeLunarfox/status/1039317729889710080

Drinking young people’s #blood could be the secret to long-lasting #health, scientists claim
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1039030279132905472

Metallica and David Pickerell Releasing Blackened American Whiskey This Month
https://twitter.com/g3rd3r/status/1039175618049396737

In Bend, #Oregon, America’s only remaining @Blockbuster store gets its own beer made by @10BarrelBrewing
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1038878604132638721

The Last @Blockbuster Video In The U.S. Now Has Its Own @10BarrelBrewing Brew (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1039761938522284032

#ThisDayInHistory: #September12 w/#Morrissey left #TheSmiths for a solo career in 1987 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1039933637389504512

+ #Mahler's Symphony No. 8 debut, #SouthernRhodesia annex, #FlatwoodsMonster in WV, ‘Bonanza’ debut, #JFK's Rice Uni moon speech, #Turkey coup, unsolved @WellsFargo robbery in CT, #Endeavour launch
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1039933638408687616

Flashback: 9/11 + 7: Truth, lies & everything else // Video: 7 years on, Osama bin Laden still at large // On 7th anniversary of attacks, White House claims bin Laden was not the ‘mastermind’ of 9/11 // al-Qaeda to release 9/11 anniversary video // Many abroad doubt al-Qaeda link to 9/11 // reflections on 9/11 // Coinciding with 9/11, US law enforcement officers learn counterterrorism strategies from Israeli counterparts // A 9/11 'what if?' // Why doesn't the public care about 9/11 war crimes trials? // French comic forced to apologise for citing 9/11 theories // Flashback: September 11, 2007: ’wall of silence’ surrounds 9/11, says german tv reporter; United Airlines denied permission to film Flight 93 wreckage' // Dear reporter: looking for a story about 9/11? // Skeptics debate 9/11 events // NYC 9/11 ballot initiative campaign announces milestone! // American Airlines Flight 77: the key to the 9/11 enigma? // Study says 70k may suffer 9/11 PTSD // 9/11 truth has failed to create change (Sep. 12, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/09/911-7-truth-lies-everything-else/

+ #MauriceChevalier, #GeorgeJones, #LeonardPeltier, #BarryWhite, #NeilPeart, @HansZimmer, @BenFolds, #LarryLaLonde of @Primus, #NathanLarson, #PaulWalker, @BizzyBoneSoCool, #JHud birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1039933639612456960

#PumpUpThaVolume: The Watson Twins - "Hustle And Shake" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1039736193624223745