17 July 2017
Strong earthquake, 6.6 mag strikes near Nikol’skoye in Russia
A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 204 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (127 miles). 6.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:05:10 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikol’skoye in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Massive eruption of the ‘Mountain of God’ volcano in Tanzania is IMMINENT – and it could wipe out key sites in human history, scientists have warned
A massive eruption of the ‘Mountain of God’ volcano in Tanzania is imminent – and it could wipe out key sites in human history, scientists have warned. Researchers studying the tremors of the volcano have now warned it may erupt ‘any second’,
‘Israel may need to take out Iranian bases in Syria’
Israel may need to take military action to prevent Iran or Hezbollah from setting up permanent bases in Syria, former National Security Council head Yaakov Amidror said on Monday. Amidror’s comments come a day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told journalists in Paris that Israel was opposed to the Syrian cease-fire brokered recently by the US and Syria because it perpetuates Iran’s military presence in the the country.
UAE involvement in hacking of Qatari govt. sites sparks diplomatic row
The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to Qatar’s emir, prompting a diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing US intelligence officials.
Chinese Scientists Just Set the Record for the Farthest Quantum Teleportation
Chinese scientists have just shattered a record in teleportation. No, they haven’t beamed ancone up to a spaceship. Rather, they sent a packet of information from Tibet to a satellite in orbit, up to 870 miles (1,400 kilometers) above the Earth’s surface. More specifically, the scientists beamed the quantum state of a photon (information about how it is polarized) into orbit.
Major tech firms urge U.S. to retain net neutrality rules
The Internet Association said in its filing with the FCC that dismantling the net neutrality rules “will create significant uncertainty in the market and upset the careful balance that has led to the current virtuous circle of innovation in the broadband ecosystem.”
‘If there is a war, we will annihilate Lebanon’s infrastructure’
Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon on Sunday told a Saudi Arabian news website that the decisions made in Lebanon are not made by Hezbollah Chief Hassan Nasrallah but by Iranian Prime Minister Ali Khamenei. “If Khamenei wants a war, then Lebanon will go go war, and every Lebanese citizen will suffer from the war, because we will destroy all of their infrastructure.”
Fernanda now a category 3 hurricane, weakening in East Pacific
The cyclone is now packing maximum sustained winds of 120 mph. According to National Hurricane Center forecasters, Hurricane Fernanda is 1,440 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico. At 15 p.m. Sunday, Fernanda was moving toward the west-northwest at 12 mph.
Jerusalem Comes Off the Table With Advance of “United Jerusalem Bill”
Legislation preventing the division of Jerusalem in a possible peace deal is advancing through the Knesset, making it increasingly unlikely that the holy city will become a Palestinian capital in the future. Nicknamed the “United Jerusalem Bill”, the bill was approved on Sunday morning by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation, allowing it to continue through to the Knesset floor.
France’s Macron Admits French Responsibility for Holocaust Atrocities
“Anti-Zionism is a reinvented form of anti-Semitism,” French president Emmanuel Macron said Sunday at a ceremony in Paris marking the 75th anniversary of the infamous Vel d’Hiv roundup. Macron also reaffirmed France’s historic responsibility for one of the darkest chapters in the country’s history in which over 13,000 French Jews were sent to Auschwitz.
Netanyahu: Israel won’t tolerate Iranian bases in Lebanon, Syria
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel opposes the US-Russian-brokered cease-fire in Syria because it perpetuates Iran’s military presence in the country. A senior official said that Iran wants to establish air, land and sea bases in Lebanon, something Jerusalem cannot tolerate.
UAE involvement in hacking of Qatari govt. sites sparks diplomatic row
The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to Qatar’s emir, prompting a diplomatic crisis…The emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, had been quoted in May as praising Hamas and saying that Iran was an “Islamic power,”…Qatar said in late May that hackers had posted fake remarks by the emir, an explanation rejected by Gulf states.
Temple Mount reopens to Jewish visitors days after deadly attack
Admission for Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount was reestablished on Monday, three days after the revered site in Jerusalem was closed in the wake of a deadly terrorist attack on Friday. The first small group of Jewish visitors that entered the compound on Monday morning said the Mourners Kadish prayer for the fatalities in the attack, Border Police officers Haiel Stawi and Kamil Shnaan, who were both of the Druse faith.
South Korea proposes rare military talks with North Korea
South Korea has proposed holding military talks with the North, after weeks of heightened tension following Pyongyang’s long-range missile test. If they were to go ahead, they would be the first high-level talks since 2015. A senior official said talks should aim to stop “all hostile activities that raise military tension” at the fortified border between the Koreas.
Australia seeks to expand role of military in domestic terror threats
The Australian military is to be given broad new powers to respond to domestic terrorist attacks. The government-proposed changes to national security laws are part of a review into counter-terrorism. The new measures would mean the Australian Defence Force (ADF) could be called in sooner to help police deal with threats.
Brexit talks resume: Get down to business, David Davis urges
Brexit Secretary David Davis has called on both sides in the negotiations on the UK’s departure from the European Union to “get down to business”. Mr Davis is in Brussels for a second round of formal talks on Brexit. He said his priority was to “lift the uncertainty” for EU citizens living in the UK and Britons living in the EU.
Venezuela referendum: Big show of support for opposition
More than seven million voters have taken part in an opposition-organised referendum in Venezuela, according to academics monitoring the poll. Voters strongly opposed government plans for a new constituent assembly with the power to scrap the National Assembly and rewrite the constitution. Venezuela is polarised between backers of President Nicolás Maduro and opponents, who want fresh elections.
China unveils gene technology to create SUPERHUMANS with hyper-muscular test-tube dogs
The dogs, which are test tube bred in a lab, have twice the muscle mass of their natural counterparts and are considerably stronger and faster. The canine genome has been especially difficult to engineer and replicate – but its close similarity to the human genome means it has long been the prize of geneticists.
Research Team Slams Global Warming Data
As world leaders, namely in the European Union, attack President Trump for pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement which would have saddled Americans with billions upon billions of dollars in debt and economic losses, a new bombshell report that analyzed Global Average Surface Temperature (GAST) data produced by NASA, the NOAA and HADLEY proves the President was right on target with his refusal to be a part of the new initiative.
Prosecutors’ power to seize phone, Net records alarms critics
When prosecutors first pushed for the power to seize telephone and Internet records themselves, bypassing the need for…a warrant, they argued the power was necessary to help them quickly track down missing children and sexual predators. But records obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union show prosecutors have used that…power…in routine investigations related to larceny, check fraud, assault, and other common crimes.
Kremlin hopes U.S. finds ‘political wisdom’ to solve diplomatic row
The Kremlin said…it hoped the Trump administration would find the political wisdom to solve a diplomatic dispute with Moscow over the seizure of Russian diplomatic property in the United States. Barack Obama…ordered the seizure of two Russian diplomatic compounds and the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats in December over what he said was their involvement in hacking the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign, something Russia flatly denies.
Macron outshines Merkel as EU’s top diplomat
Germany has for years longed for a stronger French partner, but may have got more than it bargained for as the self-confident Emmanuel Macron takes Europe’s spotlight. Striking images from Paris this week offered signs of how Europe’s de-facto leadership has started to mutate in the two months since Macron took office.
Haiti Official Who Exposed The Clinton Foundation Is Found Dead
Eberwein was a former Haitian government official who was expected to expose the extent of Clinton Foundation corruption and malpractice next week. He has been found dead in Miami at the age of 50.
Bitcoin, Ethereum Plunge Accelerates As Scaling Deadline Looms
Yesterday it was Bitcoin, today it is Ethereum that is taking the brunt of selling pressure (down 20%) but the dumping of virtual currencies is evident across the entire crypto space with the biggest market cap coins tumbling to 2-month lows…
Defiant Erdogan attacks EU, backs restoring death penaltyPresident Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday defiantly stepped up his attacks on the European Union, saying Turkey had to go its own way and vowing to bring back the death penalty if parliament passed it.
1,600-Year Old Mosaic Depicting Jonah Being Swallowed by Three Fish Uncovered
An ongoing excavation of a 1,600 year old synagogue in the Galilee area has uncovered unique mosaics depicting Biblical scenes in ways never seen before.
Democrats Block Vote Making Female Genital Mutilation Criminal Act: “Could Offend Migrants”
…As for here in America, you would think that it would be an open and closed case and everyone here would want to condemn the practice through law, so that it couldn’t happen legally here on American soil. However, that doesn’t seem to be the case shockingly…even for a Democrats, this is a new low.
America’s Most Liberal Mayor Facing Up To 10 YEARS IN PRISON!
Just his month, the Democratic mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel announced a “Welcome to Chicago Ordinance” making the windy city a sanctuary city for undocumented aliens. Well guess what – he faces up to ten years in prison and that’s the law:
Top 10 Oregon counties for gonorrhea
A gonorrhea epidemic has hit Oregon amid public health concerns that the disease is becoming immune to standard treatment. Since 2012, cases have nearly tripled statewide, affecting just about every part of Oregon, including rural counties where infections have been traditionally low.
Author: Black Lives Matter encourages KKK-like violence
A Baton Rouge police officer left permanently disabled after a black separatist killed three policemen and injured three more in a shootout is now suing Black Lives Matter for inciting violence across the United States, and one author thinks this may be the lawsuit that puts to an end the violent BLM movement.
TOP DEMOCRATS Worried After Thousands of Illegal Voters Unregister in Colorado
Top Democrats are worried after thousands of likely illegal voters cancelled their registrations in Colorado.
More than 3,000 Colorado voters withdrew their registrations since the Trump administration’s election integrity commission requested available voter information from the states.