Wednesday, March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018

House GOP Leaders Scalise, McCarthy Sign Letter Demanding Second Special Counsel to Investigate Obama’s FISA Abuse
At the end of February, Rep Lee Zeldin (R-NY) sent a letter to AWOL Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him appoint a Special Counsel to investigate FISA abuses and how/why Hillary’s probe ended and Trump’s Russia probe began.
Cardinal Says Vatican Is Surrendering to China’s Communist Government With Deal on Catholic Worship
The outspoken former bishop of Hong Kong has launched a fresh attack on a proposed agreement between the Vatican and China’s communist government.
Official Washington flocking to Doomsday Camps
A building network of backwoods doomsday camps around the country are pulling in members from affluent areas and even Washington national security officials as the threats grow from nuclear war, an EMP or virus attack.
Afrin: Turkey’s President Erdogan threatens to expand military offensive beyond Kurdish townTurkey’s president has vowed to keep up the pressure against a US-backed Syrian Kurdish militia after his troops captured the Syrian town of Afrin, threatening to expand the military offensive into other Kurdish-held areas across northern Syria and even into neighbouring Iraq.
Mind Control: Samsung Site Wipes Your Memory So You Can Re-watch TV Shows
Samsung has launched a website promising to wipe your favorite TV series from your memory so you can watch it again seemingly for the first time. The creepy concept, known as Unspoil me, was apparently launched in January and is available through the company’s Swedish site.
Gov’t ‘Fusion Centers’ Spying on Patriots in all 50 States
Intimidation used against activist who sought information on mosque…Fusion centers were established a few years after the 9/11 attacks by the President George W. Bush administration and expanded under Barack Obama.
Abortion Clinic Caught Selling Box Of Aborted Babies From Car
A South Carolina abortion clinic has been caught on video illegally transporting and selling the bodies of aborted babies from a car to a waste management company.
Hundreds of lawsuits against Monsanto are moving forward
Hundreds of lawsuits against Monsanto for personal injury and wrongful death are moving forward, after scientific analysis was heard in court, detailing Roundup’s carcinogenicity.
War Is On The Horizon
Have Washington and its British vassal set a stage for testing whether Russia has the stomach for war?
China Begins Banning People With ‘Bad Social Credit’ From Trains And Planes
China has announced controversial new measure that will ‘ban’ citizens with ‘bad social credit’ from using public transport like trains and plane, placing a restriction on their travel.
Researchers show how a moth’s brain is smarter than artificial intelligence 
Insects may be simple, and in terms of intellectual capability, they will never be able to match humans, but they do have brains. They can definitely learn, as moths do when getting acquainted with new scents. But did you know that even moths can be smarter than today’s standard level of artificial intelligence?
‘Significant damage’ in Alabama after storms hit Southeast
Severe storms smacked the Southeast Monday, bringing possible tornadoes, powerful winds and hailstones the size of baseballs. The damaging weather struck right before Tuesday, which is the first day of spring.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

March 20, 2018

Sanhedrin Calls on Arabs to Take Their Role in Third Temple as Prophesized by Isaiah
The nascent Sanhedrin, a Biblically mandated court of 71 elders, released a letter in Hebrew, English and Arabic inviting the Arabs as the sons of Ishmael to take their role in supporting the Third Temple as prophesied by Isaiah. This move is far more than symbolic. It is intended to bring the entire world one step closer to the global peace that will characterize the Messianic era.
Egypt and Saudi Arabia Reportedly Pressuring Abbas to Embrace Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’
Senior sources in Ramallah on Saturday told the newspaper Al-Quds that two Arab countries, whose names were not mentioned explicitly, are exerting heavy pressure on Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and on King Abdullah II of Jordan, to accept the “deal of the century” – the peace initiative expected to be suggested by President Donald Trump.
Does God Speak Through Donald Trump?
“This book” is “God and Donald Trump,” written by Strang and published in November 2017 by FrontLine. The book tries to prove that whether the Left wants to believe it or not, “God is a true God and God did something they don’t approve of” in placing Trump in the Oval Office. “We were praying God would raise somebody up.”
Cool-hand Trump vs war-hawk Dems
From the looks of it, Trump is the only cool hand in a roomful of hotheads; namely Democrats for whom a Cold War is good, but a Hot War would be better. These are the same Liberals who need Safe Spaces and teddy bears if an opinion displeases them but appear quite willing to exchange missiles with Russia.
Trump to boost exports of lethal drones to more U.S. allies
President Donald Trump will soon make it easier to export some types of lethal U.S.-made drones to potentially dozens more allies and partners, according to people familiar with the plan. Trump is expected to ease rules for such foreign sales under a long-delayed new policy on unmanned military aircraft due to be rolled out as early as this month, the first phase of a broader overhaul of arms export regulations.
Southern California town stands up to state, votes to reject sanctuary law
A Southern California town council rebelled Monday night and voted to reject the state’s sanctuary law. Los Alamitos’ adopted ordinance claims the new state law “may be in direct conflict with federal laws and the Constitution.” The council, therefore, “finds that it is impossible to honor our oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States,” if they do not opt out of it.
Turkey’s Erdogan criticizes US over Syrian Kurds
Erdogan has called on the United States to “show respect” and “walk with” its NATO ally. His remarks are the latest criticism by the Turkish leader of Washington over its engagement with Syrian Kurdish militia. Erdogan’s comments on Tuesday came in reply to statements from the U.S. State Department expressing concern over Turkey’s cross-border offensive in the northwestern Syrian enclave of Afrin, which Turkish troops and allied Syrian forces captured from the Syrian Kurdish militia on Sunday.
Trump’s holiday greeting to Iranians: Your gov’t is ‘brutal and corrupt’ 
For the past several years…the Persian new year, has drawn short and simple statements of warm springtime greetings from the US government. Not so this year…Addressing the Iranian people, US President Donald Trump said that citizens of the proud nation of Iran today face “rulers who serve themselves instead of serving the people” – a government that “brutalizes and steals” from its citizens and fundamentally corrupts and mismanages the country.
Xi Jinping warns any attempt to split China is ‘doomed to fail’
Chinese President Xi Jinping has delivered a fervently nationalistic closing speech to parliament, painting China as the rising global power. Mr Xi said “achieving total unity” was the “collective hope of all Chinese people” and any attempts to divide it were “doomed to fail”. The speech was a strong warning against any attempt at separatism from places like Taiwan and Hong Kong.
French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over ‘Gaddafi funding’
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been taken into police custody for questioning over allegations that he received campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi. Police are investigating alleged irregularities over the financing of his 2007 presidential campaign. Police have questioned him previously as part of the probe. Mr Sarkozy has denied any wrongdoing.
Syria war: Air strike ‘kills children in Eastern Ghouta school’
An air strike has reportedly killed 15 children and two women sheltering in a school basement in Syria’s besieged rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region. Rescuers said they had been hiding below ground to escape government and Russian raids on the town of Arbin. More than 1,400 civilians are believed to have been killed since government forces stepped up an offensive on the enclave outside Damascus a month ago.
Texas explosions: FBI investigating new blast at FedEx plant
US authorities suspect that a parcel bomb that exploded at a FedEx depot in Texas on Tuesday is connected to a serial bomber in the state. The incident occurred in the early hours in Schertz, 65 miles (104km) south of Austin, where four bombs have killed two people in recent weeks. No injuries have been reported in the Schertz blast.
Uber halts self-driving car tests after death
Uber said it is suspending self-driving car tests in all North American cities after a fatal accident. A 49-year-old woman was hit by a car and killed as she crossed the street in Tempe, Arizona. While self-driving cars have been involved in multiple accidents, it is thought to be the first time an autonomous car has been involved in a fatal collision.
Raleigh police are asking Google to provide user data for all people near crime scenes
Police in Raleigh, North Carolina, have presented Google with warrants to obtain data from mobile phones from not just specific suspects who were in a crime scene area, but from the mobile phones of all people in the area… The request will trouble Fourth Amendment advocates as it could be seen that police are carrying out unreasonable searches on people who just happened to be in the area at the time the crimes were committed.
Teen suicide is soaring. 
…The suicide rate for white children and teens between 10 and 17 was up 70% between 2006 and 2016, the latest data analysis available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although black children and teens kill themselves less often than white youth do, the rate of increase was higher — 77%. A study of pediatric hospitals released last May found admissions of patients ages 5 to 17 for suicidal thoughts and actions more than doubled from 2008 to 2015.
Californians fed up with housing costs and taxes are fleeing state in big numbers
…Based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey data, “lower income Californians are the ones who are leaving, not higher income,” said Christopher Thornberg, founding partner of research and consulting firm Beacon Economics in Los Angeles. He said housing is the chief reason people are leaving California, pointing out there are frequently bidding wars for what limited inventory of homes is available.
US Air Force to begin fighter-mounted laser testing this summer
The US Air Force will this summer begin testing a laser that will be mounted on an F-15 warplane, an official said Monday. The Pentagon last year awarded a $26 million contract to Lockheed Martin for a laser program called SHiELD (Self-protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator.) The idea is to put a laser system on aircraft with an output of about 50 kilowatts to test their ability to zap drones or cruise missiles.
The Saudis Take On Radical Islam
The year 1979 was a watershed for the Middle East. Iranian revolutionaries overthrew the shah, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan, and Sunni Islamic extremists tried to take over the Grand Mosque of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, Islam’s holiest shrine. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hadn’t been born, but he is fighting the ghosts of 1979 as he dramatically reforms the kingdom.
China, not North Korea, to dominate Japan military planning
North Korea’s growing missile arsenal might be the most obvious and immediate military threat facing Japan, but defense planners in Tokyo are focused on a much larger and more challenging foe as they prepare for the years ahead. China has stepped up military spending and already dominates the South China Sea, through which Japan’s trade with major markets including Europe and the Middle East flows.
Did China just launch the Mark of the Beast? Mandatory by 2020
A way to rate obedience and enthusiasm with the party line, complete with rewards and punishments, all tied together with purchase tracking and social shaming.  Book of Revelation, anyone?
Putin: ‘Allegations of Syrian Chemical Weapons Attacks Are Fake News’
Russian President Vladimir Putin has slammed allegations by the West that the Syrian government launched chemical attacks on terrorist-held areas as “fake news.”
Forget engagement rings. Now diamonds embedded in fingers
Forget that traditional diamond-encrusted gold band – now millennials are embracing a new trend to show off their engagement: a diamond embedded inside a soon-to-be bride’s finger.
Internal Turmoil Has Beset Iran Mullahs
The nationwide protests that began in Iran in December 2017 continue.
Thousands of US troops take part in war games with Israeli soldiers as they simulate an attack on the country by Iran
Thousands of US troops are taking part in war games with Israeli soldiers in a simulation of an attack on the country by Iran. US and Israeli commanders overseeing the major joint air defence exercise spoke Thursday of preparing for evolving threats in the Middle East during the drill.
70,000 Hindus Demand: Move India’s Embassy to Jerusalem
Israel, surrounded by envious enemies trying to undermine the tiny Jewish state, has become synonymous with survival, creativity, and economic boom. And while Islamists and communists worldwide regularly rally in calls to wipe it out, the Jewish people’s ability to survive despite all odds finds strong resonance in India.
Coroner Report: 1,030 People Killed By Euthanasia in Ontario
Data from the office of the chief coroner in Ontario, Canada, show that as of the end of last year, 1,030 people had been killed by euthanasia, Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD).
74% Of Americans Believe The “Deep State” Is Running The Country
…According to a new poll, that’s precisely the case because a supermajority of Americans believes the faction of unelected officials, known as the deep state, is orchestrating policy in Washington, D.C. and effectively running the nation. The Monmouth University Polling Institute found that no less than 74% of Americans believe in a “deep state” when it is described as a collection of unelected officials running policy. Only 21% do not believe this kind of group exists.
Nolte: 9 Democrat Lawmakers with Ties to Anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan
Facebook representatives told Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign that they had been allowed to use the platform in ways that would have otherwise been prohibited, because Facebook was “on our side,” according to explosive claims from Obama’s former director for media analytics, Carol Davidsen.
DC lawmaker blames Jews for bad weather
A DC lawmaker blamed a late-winter snowfall on a family of Jewish bankers — accusing them of controlling the climate and orchestrating natural disasters.
CALEXIT’s Plan to Use the Kigali Principles to Break Apart the United States
…In May 2016, the Obama administration approved a set of principles that gave permission for UN peacekeeping troops AND POLICE to use force to “protect” citizens in armed conflicts. The Blue Helmets of the United Nations  are coming, and the American police force could now be a part of a global police force. And this police force will be brutal. The Constitution of the United States will no longer be in effect. In fact,in this scenario, we will soon discover the true purpose of the “snatch and grab” of the NDAA.
US Cashes In on History’s Biggest LNG Boom Ever
The United States is about to cash in on the biggest natural gas boom in history, and may soon become the world’s No. 1 exporter of liquefied natural gas, analysts say. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, America’s natural gas production will average over 80 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) this year – nearly 10 percent more than the previous U.S.

Monday, March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018

New Age Oprah Mocks God and Jesus on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert hosted a blasphemous segment with New Age Oprah that they called, “‘Oprah Winfrey gets some career advice from a slightly less famous figure: the Lord.” During the show, they openly mocked God and Jesus.
US Ambassador Friedman criticizes Palestinian silence after terror attacks 
US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman knocked the Palestinian Authority’s silence in the wake of two recent terrorist attacks in a tweet… “Tragedy in Israel. 2 young soldiers, Netanel Kahalani and Ziv Daos, murdered in the North, and father of 4, Adiel Kolman, murdered in Jerusalem, by Palestinian terrorists. Such brutality and no condemnation from the PA! I pray for the families and the wounded – so much sadness,” he tweeted.
Kurdish shock and Turkish celebration as Afrin falls to the Turks 
“Disgust and anger, and fear for the innocent people of Afrin is all I feel at this moment,” one Kurdish sympathizer wrote on Twitter. “The world stood by, their silence tacit complicity, as Russia, Turkey and Iran destroyed the last part of Syria wholly untouched by war. And for what?” On Sunday the city of Afrin and most of the province around it in northwestern Syria fell to the Turkish army and the Syrian rebel groups it supports.
Australia bushfire: Dozens of buildings feared lost in Tathra
More than 70 homes and buildings are feared to have been destroyed in a bushfire in Australia, authorities say. The fast-moving fire engulfed the New South Wales (NSW) coastal town of Tathra late on Sunday local time. Authorities said locals were evacuated to a nearby town and there were no reports of anyone missing.
Russia election: Muted Western reaction to Putin victory
World leaders are congratulating Vladimir Putin on his election for a new six-year term as Russian president. Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country’s partnership with Russia was at its “best level in history”. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to congratulate Mr Putin soon but no other Western leaders have yet done so, amid tensions over the poisoning of an ex-spy in the UK.
Venezuela town issues own currency amid cash shortages
Amid an acute national shortage of banknotes, the town of Elorza in western Venezuela has started issuing its own paper currency. Local officials said that the currency would make it easier for residents and visitors to trade during the town’s festivities, which start on Monday. They said rampant hyperinflation and a scarcity of bolivares, the national currency, had affected trade in Elorza.
French consulate worker ‘smuggled arms from Gaza’
A French citizen employed at the country’s consulate in Jerusalem will appear in court on Monday charged with smuggling weapons to Palestinians. Israel’s Shin Bet security agency said Romain Franck, 23, was arrested in February. The agency said he used a diplomatic car to evade detection as he smuggled arms from Gaza to the West Bank.
Stem cell transplant ‘game changer’ for MS patients
Doctors say a stem cell transplant could be a “game changer” for many patients with multiple sclerosis. Results from an international trial show that it was able to stop the disease and improve symptoms. It involves wiping out a patient’s immune system using cancer drugs and then rebooting it with a stem cell transplant.
Facebook may have violated FTC privacy deal
Two former federal officials who crafted the landmark consent decree governing how Facebook handles user privacy say the company may have violated that decree when it shared information from tens of millions of users with a data analysis firm that later worked for President Trump’s 2016 campaign.
China to ban citizens with bad ‘social credit’ rating from taking flights or using trains for up to a year
…People who would be put on the restricted lists included those found to have committed acts like spreading false information about terrorism and causing trouble on flights, as well as those who used expired tickets or smoked on trains, according to two statements issued on the National Development and Reform Commission’s website on Friday.
U.S. tariffs, China trade tensions overshadow G20 finance meeting
Worries about the potential for a U.S.-China trade war and frustration over U.S. President Donald Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs threatened to dominate a gathering of finance leaders this week amid strengthening growth. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin…will be in a position of defending Trump’s trade plans against widespread criticism from G20 partners.
Chinese government-appointed bishops back Vatican-China deal
Chinese bishops appointed by the country’s communist government are voicing support for the Vatican’s dealings with China that may allow the government to decide who becomes bishop. Bishop Peter Fang Jianping of Tangshan said he was confident that the Chinese government and the Vatican will soon reach an agreement on appointment of bishops, reported Eurasia Review on Tuesday. Bishop Fang said that Catholics a should support President Xi proposed sinicization of religion “because we, as citizens of the country, should first be a citizen and then have religion and beliefs.”
The secret to winning America’s new civil war
Such compromise was possible only because, underlying the give and take between liberal and conservative, most Americans were on the same page culturally and religiously: Deep down, pretty much everyone embraced our country’s Judeo-Christian moral foundation. Not anymore. You cannot understand America solely through a political lens anymore. A new California law, SB 219, signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown, says you can be thrown into prison for 12 months for failing to use the correct transgender pronoun….we are way beyond politics and into genuine madness.
Tropical Cyclone Marcus slams parts of Australia
At least 26,000 people are without power in the northern Australian city of Darwin after a tropical cyclone slammed into the area. The storm, named Marcus, is believed to be the strongest cyclone to hit the city in 30 years.
North Korea ‘in talks to free US detainees’ as diplomacy escalates
North Korea is in talks with the US and Sweden to release three jailed Americans, reports said, as diplomatic activities intensified ahead of Pyongyang’s planned summits with Washington and Seoul. The release of the three Korean-Americans is under discussion through multiple channels more than a week after President Donald Trump agreed to meet the North’s Kim Jong Un, the reports said.
So Long to the Iran Deal
Tillerson had been engaged in a months-long defense of the Iran nuclear deal that finally reached an impasse when he took Europe’s side in debates over the agreement. As Trump said later, he and his secretary of state disagreed on important policies such as withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord, moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, and putting “maximum pressure” on North Korea. When you add his backing of the Iran deal, widespread criticism of his management style, and the fact that he is said to have called his boss a moron, it’s a wonder Tillerson made it this far.
The impending embassy move’s effects on Israeli, Palestinian ties with U.S.
“I put the word out that I may do it. I was hit by more countries and more pressure and more people calling, begging me, ‘Don’t do it. Don’t do it,’” Trump said. “I said we have to do it. It’s the right thing to do. We have to do it. And I did it.” Initially, US ambassador David Friedman and a small staff will set up their offices in the existing American consular building in the Arnona neighborhood in west Jerusalem. That Arnona building will then temporarily become America’s official embassy, even though the majority of American diplomats will remain at the current embassy building in Tel Aviv, on Hayarkon St..
Edward Snowden: Facebook Is A Surveillance Company Rebranded As “Social Media”
Edward Snowden slammed Facebook in a Saturday tweet following the suspension of Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) and its political data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica, over what Facebook says was imporoper use of collected data. Facebook makes their money by exploiting and selling intimate details about the private lives of millions, far beyond the scant details you voluntarily post. They are not victims. They are accomplices
Fourth nor’easter this month could hit Northeast next week
A European forecast says heavy snow is possible more inland from West Virginia to upstate New York, while the American model says the storm will be more coastal — and slamming into New Jersey, Long Island and perhaps New York City.
WHO says diphtheria infected over 1,300 people in Yemen
The World Health Organization says a diphtheria outbreak in war-torn Yemen has spread rapidly nationwide and infected more than 1,300 people.
Evangelical Judge Who Refused to Marry Same-Sex Couples Handed Down Longest Suspension in History
An evangelical judge who has refused to marry same-sex couples was handed down a three-year suspension without pay Thursday by the Oregon Supreme Court, the longest suspension in the court’s history.
Watch this typical liberal explain why murdering a two-year-old infant is perfectly acceptable to leftists
Many abortion advocates try to spin their support for murdering unborn babies in the womb by claiming that it’s all about a “woman’s choice.” But the pro-death abortion cult is rapidly shedding even this rhetorical veneer,
Indian publisher features Hitler in book on ‘great leadership’Mahahatma Gandhi, Barack Obama and Nelson Mandela would likely be dismayed at being put in the same category as Adolf Hitler – but that is exactly the case in an Indian children’s book about “inspiring leaders.”
FEEDING THE WORLD: Israel Makes Deserts Bloom Around the GlobeIsraeli pioneers transformed an arid land into fertile green farmlands. Now Israelis are bringing the gift of water to nations around the world.
Russia Claims US Deploys Warships For Imminent Attack On Syria, Trains Militants For False Flag Attack
Moscow and Damascus have repeatedly warned about upcoming chemical provocations
Grassroots effort that ‘defeated evil empire’ rekindled
Tactics by Save Soviet Jewry now deployed to help persecuted Christians
‘Army of Islam’ would be world’s biggest military
When Turkey’s semi-official newspaper Yeni Safak called for urgent action in forming a 57-nation “Army of Islam” to besiege and attack Israel, a suggestion undoubtedly approved with at least a wink and nod by President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan, it would signal the possible intent to create the largest military force on the planet – one nearly as large as the total population of the Jewish state.
Abortionist Who Said She Cuts Unborn Babies’ Cords So They Can’t Scream Deletes Her Post Abortionist Leah Torres deleted her brutally honest tweet about killing unborn babies this week after it resulted in a lot of bad publicity for the abortion industry.
Senate Judiciary Dem calls on Zuckerberg to testify before committee
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on Saturday called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the Senate Judiciary committee following reports that a data firm took Facebook users private information for President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.
Trump Asked Saudi King For $4 Billion So US Troops Can Leave Syria 
The Washington Post has revealed that President Trump attempted to extricate US troops from Syria by asking ally Saudi Arabia to foot the bill for postwar reconstruction and “stabilization” projects in the area of northeast Syria currently occupied by US coalition forces, to the tune of $4 billion. The deal would involve US allies like Saudi Arabia moving into a lead position regarding coalition policy in Syria, while hastening a US exit.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

March 18, 2018

Israeli Air Force strikes Hamas terror target in Gaza Strip 
The Israeli Air Force struck a terror target located in the central Gaza Strip on Saturday night, the IDF said. “IDF jets attacked a terror target belonging to Hamas in the central Gaza Strip,” said an army statement. “The attack was carried out in response to the placement of explosive devices on the border fence.”
Mayotte unrest: French island residents round up ‘foreigners’
A group of residents from the Indian Ocean French island of Mayotte has been rounding up suspected illegal migrants and taking them to local police. The move targeted around 100 “foreigners, Comorans and Africans”, a member of the group told AFP. Protests against the economic crisis and illegal immigrants from the Comoros islands have paralysed the island.
Sri Lanka violence: Nationwide state of emergency lifted
Sri Lanka has lifted a state of emergency imposed on 6 March in response to an outbreak of violence against Muslim communities. Two people were killed, nearly 450 Muslim-owned homes and shops damaged and 60 vehicles burnt in attacks in the central district of Kandy. Curfews and social media bans were brought in to try and quell tension.
Syria war: Turkey-backed forces oust Kurds from heart of Afrin
Turkish-backed forces have taken full control of the centre of the Syrian-Kurdish city of Afrin. Fighters waved flags and tore down the statue of a legendary Kurdish figure after claiming the city centre on Sunday. The two-month Turkish-led operation aimed to rid the border region of a Kurdish militia that Turkey considers a terrorist group.
Russia goes to the polls in presidential election
Russians are voting in an election that is likely to return Vladimir Putin for a fourth term as president. Voting began in the Russian far-east at 20:00 GMT on Saturday, and opened in Moscow nine hours later. More than 100 million people are eligible to vote. Exit polls are expected late on Sunday. Mr Putin is hoping for another six-year term and faces seven other candidates.
Andrew McCabe Kept Notes About Conversations With Trump, Gave Them to Mueller
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe wrote memos describing his conversations with President Donald Trump and other events and has turned them over to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a person close to Mr. McCabe said Saturday. The memos, written soon after the events they describe, cover Mr. McCabe’s dealings with the White House and what former FBI Director James Comey told Mr. McCabe about his interactions, according to the person.
Britain accuses Russia of secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Sunday that Russia has been stockpiling the deadly nerve agent used to poison a Russian former double agent in England and has been investigating how such weapons can be used in assassinations. Britain has said Russia used the Soviet-era nerve agent called Novichok to attack Sergei Skripal and his daughter…Russia has denied any involvement.
Texas massacre: Police discover ‘ritual animal sacrifice,’ at least 11 arrested
…”It appears that they were having some sort of unknown ritual, “Gonzalez said, according to The San Antonio Express-News, “They were speaking a different language the officer did not recognize.” The language was neither English nor Spanish.
Trump’s UN Ambassador Haley makes good on threat, there will be NO aid to countries who voted against the President’s Jerusalem Embassy vote
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley is making good on her threat to cut US aid to countries that vote against the US in the United Nations.
Child Sex Crimes Soar By 30% In Sadiq Khan’s LondonThe number of sexual offences committed against children in Sadiq Khan’s London has soared to 1,200 in the last year, new figures show.
Scientist fired from university after discovering shocking dinosaur bones believed to be only 4,000 years oldA recent archaeological discovery that throws a wrench into the conventional theory of evolution has reportedly cost a California professor his job.
Tropical Cyclone Marcus threatens northern Australia with flooding downpours
Tropical Cyclone Marcus will continue to threaten Australia’s Top End and Kimberley regions with flooding rainfall into Monday. Marcus is currently a Category 2 tropical cyclone, equal in strength to a tropical storm in the Atlantic or Pacific oceans.
Venezuela begins power rationing as drought causes severe outages
Venezuela imposed electricity rationing this week in six western states, as the crisis-hit country’s creaky power grid suffered from a drought that has reduced water levels in key reservoirs needed to run hydroelectric power generators.
Father of Collapsed Florida Bridge was Obama ‘Champion of Change’ in 2015
Celebrated leading visionary bridge engineer Atorod Azizinamini, whose ABC (Accelerated Bridge Construction) technology was used to build the bridge that collapsed yesterday on Florida International University’s campus, was named an Obama era Department of Transportation ‘Champion of Change’ in 2015.
U.S. Job Openings Rose to 6.3 Million in January, Above Forecast
U.S. employers sharply ramped up their demand for workers in January, advertising 6.3 million jobs at the end of the month, the most on records dating back 17 years.
Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats in Spy-Poisoning Response
Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and threatened further measures in retaliation in a growing diplomatic dispute over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.
Arkansas students punished with paddles for walking out: reportsThree students at an Arkansas high school were reportedly punished with paddles this week after leaving school to participate in the national walkout to protest gun violence.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

March 17, 2018

Iranian official warns Europeans against imposing sanctions to ‘please’ Trump
Any new European sanctions against Iran will have a direct effect on the nuclear deal struck between world powers and Tehran, Iran’s deputy foreign minister said Friday, according to state media. “In case some European countries are following steps to put non-nuclear sanctions against Iran in order to please the American president, they will be making a big mistake and they will see the direct result of that on the nuclear deal,” Abbas Araqchi said…
Syria war: Thousands flee offensives in Afrin and Ghouta
More than 60,000 people have fled two separate offensives in Syria in recent days, the UN says. Up to 16,000 people have fled Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, where Russian air strikes are supporting Syrian government attempts to retake the area. Nearly 50,000 fled the northern town of Afrin, where Turkey is fighting a US-backed Kurdish militia that it considers a terrorist group.
FBI ex-deputy director Andrew McCabe sacked days before retirement
Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe has been sacked days before he could retire with pension rights. He was fired by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who said an internal review found he leaked information and misled investigators. Mr McCabe denied the claims and said he was being targeted because of his involvement in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Egyptian jamming of ISIS terrorists disrupts phones in Israel
IDF officers and Defense Ministry representatives met earlier this week with their counterparts in Egypt in an effort to halt disruptions to mobile phone services in southern Israel, a result of Egyptian jamming against ISIS-affiliated terrorists in Sinai. Egyptian military officials reportedly told their Israeli counterparts at the Sharm El Sheikh meeting that their electronic warfare will continue as long as the fighting…continues.
Fight over U.S. spending bill rekindles immigration debate
As another U.S. government funding deadline looms, a huge spending bill is ground zero in the latest battle between Republicans and Democrats in Congress over President Donald Trump’s push to toughen immigration policy. Lawmakers have until March 23 to work out how to fund an array of government agencies for the next six months. But their behind-the-scenes negotiations are complicated by the immigration issue.
Russian Nuclear Sub “Quietly” Traveled To US Coastline Undetected
As Russia weighs retaliating against the UK over its decision to expel a cadre of Russian diplomats after determining that senior Russian leaders (perhaps Putin himself) were responsible for a nerve-gas attack on a former Russian spy, RT revealed that a nuclear-powered submarine recently completed a clandestine exercise that brought it all the way to the US coast.
IRS Documented 1.3M Identity Thefts by Illegal Aliens; Can’t Say It Referred Any for Prosecution
The Internal Revenue Service in 2011 through 2016 documented more than 1.3 million cases of identity theft perpetrated by illegal aliens whom the IRS had given Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITIN), which are only given to people who are ineligible to work in the United States or receive Social Security Numbers, according to information published by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration(TIGTA).
Palestinians call for ‘day of rage’ Friday to mark US Jerusalem recognition
Factions urge protesters to clash with troops and settlers immediately after prayers in renewal of demonstrations 100 days after Trump announcement
CDC: Americans Binge Over 17B Drinks a Year
A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Americans’ drinking habits reported that people who identify as binge drinkers are consuming quite a bit of alcohol, CBS News reported Friday.
United Methodist Clergy Woman Loses License for Officiating Same-Sex ‘Wedding’
A United Methodist clergy woman in Tennessee has had her ministerial license revoked for officiating a same-sex “wedding” in violation of the UMC’s Book of Discipline.
Obama’s ‘civilian army’: It was the students all along
Now we know what that “civilian army” that President Obama was always telling us about consisted of.  We saw them in force all over the country not too long ago.
Russia Blamed For Attacks On US Power Grid Starting In 2016
The Trump administration has blamed the Russian government for a series of cyber attacks targeting American and European nuclear power plants and other critical utilities dating back at least two years – raising fears that the Kremlin could disrupt the West’s critical infrastructure in the event of a conflict.
BOMBSHELL: GOP Officials: PA Special Election Voting Machines ‘Miscalibrated’, Votes ‘Switched’Republicans are now claiming that voting machines ‘miscalibrated,’ giving Lamb votes that should’ve gone Saccone’s way.
Democrats Holding Heartland America Hostage Over Food Stamps
Democrats in the House of Representatives are stalling negotiations on the Farm Bill, the massive bill that authorizes spending agriculture programs, over potential changes to the food stamps program.
Pentagon: When U.S. Troops Engage in Combat in Africa, We May Not Tell You
U.S. troops in Niger and elsewhere in Africa are there to train and advise, but sometimes they come under hostile fire, and when that happens, Americans back home may not be told about it, the Pentagon said on Thursday.
Fallen Bridge: Toll up to 6 Dead as Officials Seek Answers
An innovative pedestrian bridge being built at Florida International University was put to a “stress test” before it collapsed over traffic, killing six people and sending 10 to a hospital, authorities said.
Australia Calls For Emergency Visas For White Farmers Facing Violent Attacks In South Africa
A top Australian official has called for emergency visas for South Africa’s white farmers, who are reportedly facing rising violence amid government calls for land expropriation in favor of black citizens.
Church Forced to Remove the Word ‘Jesus’ From Easter Advertising
A church has been forced to remove the word ‘Jesus’ from its signs ahead of Easter because it has been causing offence. Elim Church on the Central Coast in New South Wales, Australia, paid for digital signs to be displayed at Erina Fair shopping centre reading ‘the greatness of His Power.’