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Jun 24 17:37

Israel national news paper Haaretz goes public with Israels now 'declared' Nuclear Arsenal

U.S. President Donald Trump became the fourth U.S. president to uphold the decades-long pledge not to press Israel to give up its nuclear weapons after a delegation of senior Israeli officials met with the then-national security adviser Michael Flynn at the White House. In 1969, Prime Minister Golda Meir met with U.S. President Richard Nixon and they reached an unwritten agreement that Israel would not declare or test its nuclear weapons. Ed note, was Fukushima Israel's testing ground? #1 https://bit.ly/2tjXF7O #2 https://fxn.ws/2FW7oW7 #3 https://bit.ly/2MS9uee

Jun 24 17:29

KEN O'KEEFE & CHRIS BOLLYN 9/11, USS LIBERTY, ZIONISM, ROTHSCHILD AND HIGH TREASON.

Ken O'keefe and Christopher Bollyn two heavyweight truthers discuss in length who did 9/11, USS Liberty, Zionism and how America has been infiltrated, the treason committed by the Bush administration and the fake War on terror. Also featured in this discussion is USS Liberty survivor

Jun 24 16:56

TECHNIQUES USED TO DISRUPT 9/11 QUESTIONING

In 2008, Harvard professors Cass Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule proposed that the government should engage in “cognitive infiltration” of citizen groups that seek the truth about 9/11. The proposal was that government operatives, whether anonymous or otherwise, should infiltrate and disrupt the groups. They wrote, “Government agents (and their allies) might enter chat rooms, online social networks, or even real-space groups and attempt to undermine percolating conspiracy theories by raising doubts about their factual premises, causal logic or implications for political action.

Jun 24 16:52

THE SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS DISTRACTION

While this moral conviction wasn’t explained, it is obviously a reaction to the Trump administration’s child separation policy. Following an outcry over the practice—which Democrats supported during Obama’s reign—Trump signed an executive order reversing it. Trump’s fumbling response did virtually nothing to quell the acrimony. Social media was once again alight with hatred for the president and his besieged press secretary.

Jun 24 15:31

The Role Of Government

Jun 24 13:41

Britain's prison population drops to its lowest level in eight years as convicts are SET FREE to relieve pressure on overcrowded jails

The number of early releases has grown by over 50 per cent since new rules were launched six months ago to relieve pressure on overcrowded jails.

According to figures from the Ministry of Justice, the number of inmates tagged and put on home detention curfew (HDC) has grown from 2,196 in January to 3,304 yesterday.

This rise is a main factor for a decrease in the prison population in England and Wales of around 1,500 in six months to 82,694, which is the lowest figure since 2010.

Jun 24 13:34

36-minute video: Carl Herman/Jim Fetzer discuss the Meaning of Life: Earth dominated by .01% psychopaths AND 95% of humanity unable and/or unwilling to embrace crucial facts. Just what is God/Life up to???

*hyperlinks/videos live at source*

My essay on the Meaning of Life; summary in three points:
1. Earth has been, and is currently, dominated under lie-covered illegal rogue state empire that is Emperor’s New Clothes obvious.
2. Despite an Emperor’s New Clothes condition with sufficient people clearly speaking and documenting, ~95% of humanity attack those messengers, including those with academic training and professional experience that you would think would show extreme interest in game-changing objective data.
3. God/Life simply means whatever sources creation. The condition on Earth, therefore, is permitted by God/Life despite being more evil than most people have capacity to imagine, and annually war-poverty murdering millions, harming billions, and looting trillions.

Jun 24 13:14

Cover-up? Twitter reacts to report that UK government will buy Skripal’s house

The house of Sergei Skripal will be purchased by UK taxpayers, according to officials cited by The Sunday Times. The move has prompted a range of responses online – from cover-up allegations to jokes about home ownership.

Taxpayers will be footing the bill for Skripal’s home, which is expected to be bought by the UK government for around £350,000 (US$464,000), The Sunday Times reported, citing Whitehall officials. They will also pay for the home of Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey, who fell ill after coming into contact with the nerve agent Novichok. That house is expected to cost taxpayers around £430,000. All in all, the purchase of both homes, cars, and other possessions, will amount to a hefty £1 million.

Jun 24 13:12

Erdogan on track to secure 2nd term as president – preliminary results

Incumbent Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has secured a comfortable lead in the election, preliminary results indicate. The parliamentary election results so far are similar, with a substantial lead for the ruling AK Party.

The initial official results of the Turkish presidential and parliamentary election, held on Sunday, have emerged, signaling an expected win for the incumbent president and his party. To achieve an outright victory and avoid a second round, Erdogan needs to secure more than 50 percent of the vote.

He is currently leading in the polls with 53 percent. In the parliamentary election, his AK Party is also in first place with over 45 percent. Turnout was at 87 percent for both polls, preliminary data shows.

Jun 24 13:11

DON’T BELIEVE THE MEDIA — GUN HOMICIDE RATES DROPPED BY 40% AS OWNERSHIP SKYROCKETED

The story is all too familiar: America is facing a historic crime wave, and guns are to blame. With shootings and school violence near all-time highs, it’s time to have a serious talk about the Second Amendment and gun ownership in the modern world. Did that opening get your attention? It should, but mainly because it’s blatantly false. You wouldn’t know it by listening to the mainstream media, however. That false appraisal of crime in the U.S. is often spread by voices on the left, but the actual facts paint a very different picture.

Jun 24 12:09

Kilauea crater sees collapse

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) warned on Sunday morning the Hawaii volcano summit collapsed after being hit by 40 earthquakes an hour.

Jun 24 11:45

AN INCREASING NUMBER OF STRUGGLING AMERICANS ARE TURNING TO CHECK CASHERS AND PAYDAY LOANS

“People who are taking payday loans are people who make $50,000, $60,000, $70,000 a year, own their homes and have a college education. That’s the fastest-growing group. It’s not people who ‘don’t know better.’”

Jun 24 10:51

Tracking System Glitch Delays Rocket Lab's 1st Commercial Electron Launch

Rocket Lab is now targeting the "It's Business Time" launch of its Electron launch for Monday, June 25, at 8:30 p.m. EDT. The company has fixed its tracking dish issue, and is waiting another 24 hours for better weather at its New Zealand launch site.

Jun 24 10:50

Hawaii volcano eruption: Stunning video gets viewers extremely CLOSE with lava flow

HAWAII volcano Kilauea created nearly 20 cracks in the earth's surface, with several violently spewing rivers of scalding lava into the Pacific Ocean. Stunning footage shows the lava sputtering out of Fissure 16 in the affected area of Puna.

Jun 24 10:49

Hawaii volcano eruption: Lava blasts from MORE fissures as bush fires sparked

Kilauea volcano's wrath continues to threaten locals on the Big Island as a number of fissures burst into life over the last 24 hours.

Plumes of toxic smoke are expected to spread to the west of the island over the weekend.

The Hawaii Fire Department were also called at 12.15pm local time, after high levels of heat in the region sparked a raging bush fire near Puuanahulu, causing Highway 190 to remain closed.

Highway 190 was closed for a few hours although the road is now open for vehicles, but officials warned locals to take caution.

Jun 24 10:48

Jaggar Museum’s fate uncertain as quakes take toll on facility overlooking growing Halema‘uma‘u

The ever-growing Halema‘uma‘u crater already swallowed the Overlook parking lot and might make the Jaggar Museum unusable.

Jessica Ferracane, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park spokeswoman, said the facility on the edge of Kilauea caldera hasn’t been structurally assessed, but staff have witnessed cracks across the viewing deck as well as inside the museum. Artifacts were being removed earlier this week.

“Every single day, we are sustaining damage from these ongoing earthquakes,” she said. “The cracks and the fractures along the overlook of Jaggar go through rock walls down through the ground.”

Ferracane said there is concern the building, which also houses the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, could slide into the caldera if this activity continues. But even if it doesn’t, it might not be safe to reuse once the park can reopen.

“It’s very doubtful we would ever return to Jaggar Museum and the USGS HVO building,” she said.

Jun 24 10:48

Lava 'rapids' from Kilauea are flowing through Hawaii at 15 mph

Lava flowing out a part of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii is creating rapids as it joins a larger river of lava.

A video published by the United States Geological Survey shows lava leaving a vent, traveling at about 15 miles per hour and traveling over "cascades" or "rapids."

The video was taken on Sunday at the 8th of 24 fissures, which is located in the lower east rift zone near Leilani Estates.

Rapids aren't the only jarring result of the eruption, which has lasted longer than a month.

Lava "bergs" as big as vehicles have been reported, according to Hawaii News Now.

Jun 24 10:47

Shocking photographs reveal Israeli medical experiments conducted on Jewish Yemenite children

For years, testimonies have been heard but up until now, no evidence has been published to confirm them. On Wednesday, the Knesset Special Committee on the Disappearance of Children from Yemen, the East and the Balkans were shown photographs that seem to attest to medical experiments that were conducted on Yemenite children during Israel’s early years. In one of the photographs, naked children are seen with scribbles marking where their internal organs are located.

Jun 24 10:46

8 Reasons Hillary Clinton Should Retire From Politics

Politicians aren’t exactly known for having sterling reputations, but throughout her extensive career, Hillary Clinton has taken the term “duplicitous” to entirely new levels. Here are just eight reasons why Crooked Hillary should retire from politics for good.

Jun 24 10:43

Turkish Presidential Opponent Sees TV Blackout of Huge Rallies Ahead of Vote

The primary opposition rival for the presidency of Turkey in Sunday’s election held final rallies in the nation only to see state-run telecommunications networks black out his events, said to be attended by millions.

Muharrem Ince, an increasingly popular presidential candidate running against three-time incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has seen his rallies censored even as his candidacy has gained strength over the past several months.

Turkish Election Likely to Have 2 Rounds, End in Erdogan's Victory - Analysts
The June 24 elections for the both the presidency and the parliament will set the stage — according to Ankara experts — for the nation to rejoin the West, if the increasingly autocratic incumbent Erdogan can be prevented from attaining a fourth term, according to The Atlantic.

Jun 24 10:43

Russian MoD: Syrian Army, FSA Repel al-Nusra Attack in South De-escalation Zone

Tensions in the southern de-escalation zone have intensified amid an anti-terrorist operation conducted by the Syrian Army.

The Russian Defense Ministry has stated that the Syrian government forces, jointly with the Free Syrian Army (FSA), has repelled over a thousand al-Nusra Front* attacks in the southern de-escalation zone.

As a result of the attack, five Syrian soldiers were killed and 19 others injured, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

"At present, Syrian soldiers are engaged in defensive battles, the loss of government troops amounted to 5 people killed and 19 wounded. In addition, residents of these settlements were hit by terrorists," a Defense Ministry statement reads.

Jun 24 10:42

Iraqi PM Abadi and Anti-American Shiite Cleric Sadr Announce Alliance

The Sairun Alliance, backed by the prominent Shiite cleric Muqtada Sadr, won 54 parliamentary mandates during the first Iraqi parliamentary election since Daesh* defeat.

When speaking at the a news conference in the Shiite holy city of Najaf where Muqtada Sadr lives, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced a political alliance with the prominent Shiite cleric.

On Thursday, Abadi called on the winning political blocs to hold a meeting to form a new government, which, according to the prime minister, may happen after the celebration of the end of the Muslim holy month Ramadan.

Jun 24 10:41

Trump's goal to keep China from using 'nuclear option' of dumping US debt – Max Keiser

President Donald Trump is cutting US military spending to be less exposed to the skyrocketing interest rates that would become unavoidable when China opts to dump US Treasury bonds, Max Keiser has told RT.

“To understand US trade policies – and in particular Trump’s policies on China – from Trump’s point of view you have to think like Trump,” the host of RT's Keiser Report explained. “When Trump took office, he inherited the biggest debt load that any country had ever accumulated. He also inherited a military budget that eats up 50 percent of America’s annual tax revenues of $1.5 trillion.”

Jun 24 10:41

Syrian Militants Receive US-Made Arms Via Border With Jordan – Iranian Media

As the Syrian Army appears poised for a large-scale push in Daraa province, the militant groups entrenched in the region reportedly receive a massive shipment of weapons "made in the US."

The militant groups operating in southern Syria received a large quantity of US-manufactured weapons and munitions, including anti-tank TOW missiles, FARS news agency reports.

According to FARS, the weaponry was delivered via the border with Jordan as part of a new "US plan to provide more backup for terrorists" in Syria.

Jun 24 10:40

United States demands that Japan stops buying oil from Iran

Washington has asked Tokyo to halt all crude purchases from Iran, insisting that its allies cease all trade with the country, according to Bloomberg.

The request was made during a meeting between US and Japanese officials in Tokyo this week, according to the media. No decision has been made yet, though, and talks will continue.

This means that Washington is taking a harder stance on Iran than it did in 2012. Six years ago, before the nuclear deal, the US demanded that its allies should reduce oil purchases from sanctioned Iran, rather than stop them completely.

Japan is Asia’s fourth-largest buyer of Iranian crude, which accounts for 5.3 percent of its oil consumption, or 172,000 barrels per day.

Jun 24 10:39

Saudi Arabia invites Russia to join OPEC as observer, Moscow says it’s ‘an option’

Riyadh has invited Moscow to join OPEC as an observer, the Saudi energy minister says. The announcement follows an agreement between OPEC and non-members led by Russia to increase crude oil output by a million barrels per day.

The announcement was made on Saturday during the 4th OPEC and non-OPEC ministerial meeting in Vienna.

“We’ve invited Russia to join [OPEC] as an observer, an associated member. We believe they are considering it,” Khalid Al-Falih said at a press conference. “I can assure that the entire membership of OPEC would welcome Russia.”

Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak confirmed that there was “such an option,” and Moscow was “studying it closely.”

Jun 24 10:35

OBAMA BUILT THE CAGES

The abuse of asylum seekers and other people at our borders – including children – has been going on a long, long time.

As usual with all bad things – deregulation of Wall Street, a Total War economy, massive corruption at the top – a lot of what’s going on today at the border started with the Clintons.

Jun 24 10:34

White woman 'calls COPS on a black girl, 8,' who was selling WATER outside her own home

A Twitter video of a woman on her cell phone has gone viral because she seems to be calling the cops on a black girl selling water on the sidewalk.

The video appears to be shot near San Francisco's AT&T Park before the Giants' Saturday afternoon game against the San Diego Padres, where a young girl was announcing 'Cold water for two dollars'.

'So my little cousin was selling water and didn't have a permit so this lady decided to call the cops on an 8 year old,' wrote Twitter user Raj (@_ethipiangold) alongside a video of the confrontation.

Raj refers to the woman as #PermitPatty.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I think this is the same gal that called the cops on the BBQ folks 3 weeks ago!

Jun 24 10:32

China Hides Real Trade War Retaliation In Plain Sight - Stealth Devaluation

While headlines distract the world's investors with headlines of Trump and Xi exchanging trade-war shots - with Trump going big with tariff threats ($450bn) and China trying to play 'good cop' - something notable has been happening in the FX markets that few are paying attention to.

Jun 24 10:32

Facebook, Twitter Deactivate Hezbollah Accounts After Kidnapping Video Published

Hezbollah's television and news network Al Manar has confirmed that on Friday the Lebanese paramilitary group's "War Media" accounts on Twitter and Facebook were closed without notice. Hezbollah is now accusing the social media giants of taking part in an American "anti-media campaign" against the group which has already long been designated a terror organization by the US government.

Jun 24 10:29

“Did you know: Border patrol just arrested an Iranian national at the border who also had two cell phones and currency from six other countries

Border patrol says this is becoming so common it happens daily What’s to prevent lone wolf ISIS terrorists walking across the border?”

Jun 24 10:24

WTF --- Los Angeles County enters into "Shady” Deal with foreign company to operate its elections.

If the left is so worried about foreign influence in our elections, why are they paying a Venezuelan company to $242 million to build a voting system in the largest democratic voting jurisdiction in the US?

Jun 24 10:24

Israel Is The Problem

Israel is driving the world to catastrophe, not only because of the racist ideology on which it was founded, but also because its government, along with its supporters (also known as Jewish neocons and the Israeli Lobby AIPAC), will stop at nothing – including war and terrorism – to prop up a country of impostors, who falsely claim to be Hebrews or God’s Chosen People.

THE FALLACY

“Our race is the Master Race. We are divine gods on this planet. We are as different from the inferior races as they are from insects. In fact, compared to our race, other races are beasts and animals, cattle at best. Other races are considered as human excrement. Our destiny is to rule over the inferior races. Our earthly kingdom will be ruled by our leader with a rod of iron. The masses will lick our feet and serve us as our slaves.” Menahem Begin, 6th Prime Minister of Israel’s speech to the Knesset (24 June 1982) – Quoted in “Begin and the Beasts” Amnon Kapeliouk, in The New Statesman (25 June 1982)

Jun 24 10:24

Meet The Fake Hebrews

Converted Jews of today are not the Hebrews of the bible.

They have been using the “Jew” appellation since the late 18th Century in order to appear to be Judahite Hebrews – see How The Ashkenazi Jews Conquered the West.

That way people could see them as the Chosen People, while they endeavored to steal Palestine and create modern-day Israel without the objection of the Christian world, especially since they were Eastern-European Nomads seeking a new country following the loss of their homeland Khazaria.

As Jewish land thieves disembarked in Palestine in the 1940s to seize Palestinian lands and homes that Zionist terrorist groups – such as the Irgun, the Stern gang, and Haganah – had stolen in order to turn the country into Israel, they adopted Hebrew names to complete their “Hebraization” process – not unlike what they did when they scattered throughout Europe and America and assumed European surnames.

Jun 24 10:23

Morgan Freeman Speaks Out Against CNN Article Accusing Him Of Sexual Harassment- Demands Apology

Unlike cases like Kevin Spacey or Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman isn’t hiding from the truth, he’s fighting for it. He claims that these alleged incidents never took place and that the main woman’s accusations may have been fueled by racism or a desire to advance her career in Hollywood. Freeman’s lawyer has said that if CNN doesn’t at the very least retract their article and offer an apology, he’ll pursue a lawsuit against the company famous for its liberal bias.

Freeman, who has praised CNN in the past for their coverage of Donald Trump, may now be reconsidering his whole political stance. Some have pointed fingers and labeled Freeman a hypocrite for only going after CNN now that he’s in the hot seat, but sometimes that’s what it takes to realize you’ve been played.

Jun 24 10:22

Hillary Clinton Awards Herself A Medal For Having A ‘Transformative Impact On Society’

It’s a meme as old as time; Hillary Clinton dresses like Kim Jong-un, her name is actually “Hitlery Clinton,” and she’s the child of Satin all in one. But this time, Clinton really is living up to her dictatorish ways. Harvard University has “chosen” (definitely no backroom deals here…) Clinton to receive a medal for her “Transformative Impact On Society.” The award is scheduled to be presented to her on Friday as part of the school’s graduation-week activities. Fox reports,

Organizers at Harvard say Clinton was chosen for the award because she’s a “champion for human rights,” a “skilled legislator” and “an advocate of American leadership” on the world stage.

Former Secretary of State and 2001 Radcliffe Medalist Madeleine Albright will deliver a personal tribute to Clinton, and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will take part in a keynote conversation with her Friday at the school in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Jun 24 10:15

Israel Turns Gaza into ‘Arms Race’ Laboratory, While Palestinians Fly Kites

The Great March of Return has continued in Gaza now for 11 weeks. Palestinians are holding regular demonstrations along the Gaza fence, protesting the crippling Israeli siege and the illegal denial of their basic rights under international law. The current death toll stands at 129 unarmed protesters, who were gunned down by Israeli forces since March 30, with many thousands more wounded by live ammunition. The Israeli Air Force pounded the Gaza Strip over the weekend, but no casualties were reported. Meanwhile, the thousands of injured protesters are more than the health facilities in Gaza can handle. Medical staff have repeatedly warned that protesters are arriving at the hospitals with severe wounds that are a sign that the Israeli army is likely using munitions that are prohibited under the Geneva Convention. As Israel continues to deny entry to patients in need of medical attention, many of the protesters have had their limbs amputated.

Jun 24 10:15

Corbyn Visits Palestinian Refugees; Vows to Recognize Palestinian State

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour Party in Britain, visited Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan Saturday and declared that if his party wins the country’s next election (in 2022), he will recognize the Palestinian state.

Corbyn wrote on Twitter, “The next Labour government will recognise Palestine as a state as one step towards a genuine two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict”.

Before his visit to the camps, Corbyn wrote, “Today I’ll visit the Al-Baqa’a refugee camp which was first created in 1968, where 100,000 Palestinians live.”

This is not the first time that the British Labour Party has vowed to recognize Palestinian sovereignty. Most recently, after narrowly losing the 2017 election to Theresa May’s Conservative Party, Corbyn himself spoke in favor of Palestinian statehood.

Jun 24 10:13

Presbyterian Church Confronts US Legislation Targeting BDS

The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States approved, during its meeting last week in St. Louis, Missouri, by unanimous consent, an action opposing congressional and state anti-BDS (Boycott, Divest, and Sanction) laws, according to a press release.

According to WAFA, the newly approved policy directs the Presbyterian Church (USA) to “oppose specific US legislation to suppress measures of economic witness…such as ‘The Israel Anti-Boycott Act’.” The action further instructs the church to join in legislation opposing state anti-BDS laws through the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in coalition with other religious and human rights groups.

Jun 24 10:13

Bureau of Statistics: 42.5% of Palestinian Population are Refugees

The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) has revealed that the percentage of the population of refugees in Palestine has reached 42.5% of the total Palestinian population, in 2017.

PCBS revealed, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that 26.6% of the population in the occupied West Bank are refugees, while the percentage of refugees in the Gaza Strip is at 66.2%.

PCBS pointed out, in a report it issued on Wednesday, the International Day of Refugees, that the Palestinian Nakba (“catastrophe”) describes a process of ethnic cleansing in which an unarmed nation was destroyed and its population systematically displaced by another nation, resulting in a total displacement of 800 thousand, out of the 1.4 million Palestinians who lived in historical Palestine in 1948, in 1,300 villages and towns.

Jun 24 10:11

Jeremy Corbyn decries US funding cut for Palestinian refugees

UK opposition leader calls US decision to slash budget for UN agency 'big mistake' as he visits Jordan refugee camps.

Jun 24 10:10

The collusion of lawyers is finally collapsing

Colluding, like canoodling, is all the rage. Robert Mueller, like a dog chasing his tail, has been trying for more than a year to find evidence that President Trump colluded with Vladimir Putin and the Russians to cook the 2016 election, which fate, providence, fortune and destiny decreed properly belonged to Hillary Clinton.

So far as anyone beyond his circle of thousand-dollar-an-hour lawyers know, Mr. Mueller has not come up with anything more than a few indictments of second- and third-tier aides, helpers, hangers-on, and lawyers that a nice girl would not take home to meet the folks.

Now The New York Times reports that the FBI colluded with the Australian ambassador to the United States, of all unlikely people, to find something to lend credence to the Russian collusion. Maybe, the FBI calculated, collusion could be catching. Mr. Mueller has demonstrated that he is not afraid to venture into the tall weeds in pursuit of Trump villainy (if any).

Jun 24 10:09

Life in Gaza

In a detailed discussion about the current state of affairs in Gaza as well as what the future could hold, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein tells Chris Hedges that nonviolent mass resistance in Gaza "can't succeed without our support."

Jun 24 10:08

Jeremy Corbyn says UK needs to end 'bomb now, talk later' policy during visit to refugee camp in Jordan

Jeremy Corbyn said the UK needs to end its “bomb first, talk later” foreign policy in the Middle East during a tour of a refugee camp in Jordan.

The Labour leader said the country needed to find a new approach and added that it should play a part in European schemes to resettle migrants post-Brexit.

Mr Corbyn, who was visiting a refugee camp in Jordan which has taken in millions of Syrians displaced by the violence, said the UK should do more to tackle Europe's migrant crisis.

"Whatever the outcome of Brexit, I think we should be part of a European-wide approach to this," he told Sky News.

Jun 24 10:08

Hassan Nasrallah: Israel Strives to Conceal Defeat in Syria, Final War to Liberate Palestine is Coming

Today, Al-Quds (Jerusalem) and Palestine, as Imam Khomeini wanted when he instituted the (International) Day of Al-Quds, became a cause of (Islamic) dogma, a cause of faith, outside the (opportunistic) area of ??politics and the political bazaar, they became a cause of dogma, faith, humanity, truth, values...

Young Palestinians (in Gaza) go out (demonstrating) with bare hands against live bullets, and in Sanaa (tens of thousands of Yemeni) demonstrated under the bombs, just like in Al-Foua and Kafraya (Syria), the besieged and starving population demonstrated (for this International Day of Al-Quds). And combatants and Resistance are ready to shed their blood on all fronts for this (inevitable) day where Al-Quds and Palestine will be returned to their people, their owners and their (Muslim) community.

Jun 24 10:06

Laura Ingraham Courts Controversy by Calling Migrant Facilities ‘Summer Camps’

In light of the media-generated outcry over President Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border, Laura Ingraham decided to say something else controversial about the practice of separating families who attempt to cross the border illegally. (RELATED: Democrat Rep Admits – Obama Tried to Keep Child Migrant Problem Quiet).

Here’s what Ingraham said that’s drawing so much controversy:

“As more illegal immigrants are rushing the border, more kids are being separated from their parents. And temporarily housed at what are, essentially, summer camps.”

Jun 24 10:05

Mark Meadows Drops Multiple BOMBSHELLS In Hearing About Clinton, Russia Probes

North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows made two startling claims in a House hearing on Tuesday, asserting that there is “growing evidence” that FBI officials altered documentation of witness interviews in the Hillary Clinton and Russia probes.

The Republican also revealed the name of an FBI attorney he believes is the bureau employee who was removed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation in February after he was found to have sent anti-Trump text messages.

Meadows made the revelations in a round of questioning with Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz.

On Thursday, Horowitz’s office released a scathing report that documented FBI officials’ mishandling of the Clinton investigation. It also laid out a slew of text messages that FBI officials and attorneys sent criticizing Donald Trump.

Jun 24 10:04

How The FBI Influenced The 2016 Election

Earlier this month, the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Justice released a 568-page report which determined that former FBI Director James Comey acted insubordinately during his investigation into Hillary Clinton’s unlawful private email server.

The report was welcomed by Democrats and Republicans alike, as it offered supporting evidence to both sides that Comey and the email probe helped/hurt Clinton/Donald Trump in the 2016 election.

However, the fact that the email probe either helped or hurt your preferred candidate should not be what’s taken away from the IG report. The real takeaway here is that the FBI influenced the election of a president, period.

Here’s exactly how Comey and the FBI affected the 2016 election.

Jun 24 09:31

Beijing ‘Won’t Target’ US Firms To Hit Back At U.S. President Donald Trump’s Trade Threats

(*They don't have his charismatic Chutzpah!)

Jun 24 09:11

Russia Officially Enters Southwest Syria Offensive Despite US Warnings

The Russian military officially entered the southwest Syria offensive this evening, a source told Al-Masdar from the Dara’a Governorate.

The Russian Aerospace Forces unleashed a massive assault over northeastern Dara’a, tonight, targeting several areas controlled by the jihadist rebels.

According to a military source in the government stronghold of Izra’a, the Russian Aerospace Forces launched over 20 airstrikes across northeastern Dara’a tonight.

Jun 24 09:09

Israel Fires Patriot Missile at Drone in Syria

The Israel Defense Forces reported that they had fired a Patriot missile into Syrian airspace, targeting a drone approaching from Syria.

"We will not allow violation of our aerial sovereignty," the IDF stated.

According to Haaretz newspaper, prior to the launch, residents of the Upper Galilee in northern Israel witnessed an explosion and a smoke trail they had supposedly seen in the sky.

"A Patriot missile was launched at an unmanned aerial vehicle approaching from Syria. The drone turned away from the border as a result without being hit," the IDF said in a press release.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

When you compare the cost of a Patriot missile to the cost of the drone (which they did not even hit), you will see this was clearly a loss for Israel.

Jun 24 09:09

GULAG Fears Proven Wrong: Foreign World Cup Fans Share Impressions of Russia

Ahead of the 2018 World Cup, media and politicians warned their fans traveling to Russia of what they called anti-Western sentiment and harassment. Sputnik has come up with a selection of comments made by foreign fans spotted on Moscow's streets, which may prove all the stereotypes wrong.

Jun 24 09:06

Trump Riding High and Set to Roll the Dice for a Summit with Putin

If the Trump White House had let it be known a couple of months ago that it was working with the Kremlin to schedule a summit meeting between the two presidents, all hell would have broken loose in the Washington Beltway. But that isn’t happening. There is an eerie calm in Washington, as if Trump’s detractors have run out of ammunition.

What explains it? First, the fizz seems to have gone out of the Russia collusion theory. Robert Mueller could keep uncovering crimes in American public life (of which there is no dearth) forever but he has not been able to say he has actually substantiated the Russia collusion theory. The latest Pew Research Center analysis on June 20 reveals that only 28% Americans remain any longer “very confident” of the fairness of Mueller’s investigation, while four-in-10 say they are not too sure (19%) or are at all confident (21%) in his ability to do this.

Jun 24 09:04

MALKIN: Weapons Of Mass Manipulation

With a single tweet, the New Yorker's professional fact-checker smeared Justin Gaertner, a combat-wounded war veteran and computer forensic analyst for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

Lavin, the professional fact-checker, rushed to judgment. She abused her platform. Amid the national media hysteria over President Donald Trump's border enforcement policies, Lavin derided a photo of Gaertner shared by ICE, which had spotlighted his work rescuing abused children. Scrutinizing his tattoos, she claimed an image on his left elbow was an Iron Cross — a symbol of valor commonly and erroneously linked to Nazis.

The meme spread like social media tuberculosis: Look! The jackboots at ICE who hate children and families employ a real-life white supremacist.

Jun 24 09:03

French Military Laughs at Idea of Joint European Forces – French Professor

The creation of a joint European military force is again on the agenda after talks between French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. While France's top army official has stated that much progress has been carried out on the matter, French professor Christophe Réveillard told Sputnik that it plagiarizes the NATO system.

As soon as talks between French and German leaders came to an end on June 19, France’s minister of defense, Florence Parly, stated there’d been progress in building up the joint European defense system. Sciences Po and Sorbonne professor Christophe Réveillard has overturned her optimistic claims, saying the concept of a Europe-wide joint army is non-original and would copy NATO documents. According to the scholar, the current programs can be called fully European, as they imply cooperation among four countries at most. Réveillard told Sputnik that the production plan of the defense industry doesn’t apply to the whole European Union.

Jun 24 09:03

Czechs Alarmed by Merkel's 'Revisionist' Remarks on Germans Expelled After WWII

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has declared that the expulsion of ethnic Germans from the countries of Central and Eastern Europe after the Second World War had no "moral or political justification." Speaking to Sputnik, Czech Peace Forum chairwoman Vladimira Vitova explained what was so dangerous about Merkel's comment.

In her speech on World Refugee Day on Wednesday ahead of a series of meetings on European refugee policy in Brussels, Merkel said that Czechoslovakia's expulsion of some three million Sudetenland Germans after the Second World War was "immoral."

Jun 24 09:02

Trump Mocks Dying McCain for ‘Thumbs Down’ Vote Against Killing US Healthcare

Republican Senator John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer at the end of last year, used a dramatic gesture to draw the attention of the Senate before he cast his vote against legislation attempting to repeal the Affordable Care Act — also known as ObamaCare — health program, using the ancient Roman thumbs down gesture to denote a ‘no' vote in July 2017.

It took him 10 seconds to cast his ‘no' vote.

McCain was one of only few Republicans — along with Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski — who joined with the rival Democratic party, in fighting to keep Obamacare in place.

Jun 24 09:01

Nigel Farage’s last laugh

The sun is shining in Brussels on a lovely May afternoon. While other European parliamentarians are debating the EU’s budget, Farage is out for lunch. Some places in this town don’t serve him, he says, but this one, Invictus on Rue de Trèves, is willing to oblige, and he takes a table under an olive tree in the walled courtyard out back.

He is dressed in a dark gray pinstripe suit, a stiff white shirt and a spotty blue tie, and tucks his napkin into his collar as his fruit de mer linguine arrives.

The man U.S. President Donald Trump dubbed “Mr. Brexit” freely admits that, whatever comes next, he’s already peaked.

Jun 24 08:59

Operation Protect Trump: 10,000 police and SAS will guard the President as he visits Blenheim Palace, meets Theresa May at Chequers and the Queen at Windsor while first lady Melania visits a children's hospital

Up to 10,000 police officers will be drafted in to protect Donald Trump from mass protests and the threat of a terror attack when he visits Britain next month.

Hundreds of riot vans full of frontline PCs will take to the streets to stop planned rallies and marches turning violent – particularly when they clash with supporters of the controversial US president.

The Mail on Sunday can reveal that elite armed officers and the counter-terror 'robocops' who train alongside the SAS will also be on alert in case of a terrorist atrocity, while a staggering 40 police cars and motorbike outriders have been demanded whenever Mr Trump travels by road, to shield him from assassination attempts.

Jun 24 08:59

Give me £20billion or I'll bring you down: Defence Secretary’s astonishing threat to Theresa May in bitter row over military cuts

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has threatened to sweep Theresa May from power in a bitter Cabinet row over military cuts.

Furious Mr Williamson warned the Prime Minister that if she did not commit an extra £20 billion to the Ministry of Defence then Tory MPs would vote down the next Budget – effectively passing a motion of no confidence in her.

‘I made her – and I can break her,’ Mr Williamson is said to have boasted to service chiefs.

The furore, described by one Williamson ally as a ‘dogfight at the heart of Government’, erupted after Mrs May announced a £20 billion-a-year boost to NHS spending last week.

Jun 24 08:58

Vatican ex-diplomat sentenced to five years on child pornography charges

A former Vatican diplomat has been sentenced to five years in prison for child pornography offences.

Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella pleaded guilty at a Vatican court, which heard that indecent images of children and a video were found on his mobile phone.

He said he had suffered a personal crisis while working at the Vatican embassy in Washington DC.

The priest was recalled from the US last year after authorities notified the Vatican of their suspicions.

The US had asked that Capella's diplomatic immunity be lifted so he could face charges there. Canadian police later issued an arrest warrant for Capella, an Italian.

Jun 24 08:57

£2.4m spent on House of Commons gagging clauses

The House of Commons spent £2.4m on "gagging clauses" for former staff since 2013, BBC Newsnight has learned.

Fifty-three departing members of the House of Commons Service signed contracts compelling them not to reveal information about the Commons.

So-called "non-disclosure agreements" (NDAs) can be used to silence victims of bullying or harassment.

A House spokesman said the clauses were used "to resolve employment disputes under certain circumstances".

Newsnight uncovered the information via a Freedom of Information Act request, which was made as part of its investigation into bullying and harassment by MPs of members of the House of Commons Service - the apolitical employees who run the Commons and its committees. These people are usually referred to in Westminster as "clerks".

Jun 24 08:56

MERKEL CAVES IN: Germany 'to offer to scrap EU tax on cars' in Trump victory

ANGELA Merkel appears to have caved in to Donald Trump with Germany considering scrapping the European Union’s 10 percent tax on American car imports.

Jun 24 08:55

France is ‘NUMBER ONE ENEMY’: Italy blasts ‘arrogant’ Macron for causing EU EMERGENCY

ITALY has launched a furious attack on “arrogant” French President Emmanuel Macron warning that France risks becoming its "Number 1 enemy" on migration issues, a day before European leaders meet in Brussels for a hastily arranged meeting on the divisive issue.

Jun 24 08:54

Macron Threatens Sanctions Against EU States That Turn Migrants Away

According to the French president, financial sanctions should be introduced against EU members that refuse migrants who have proven asylum status.

Speaking to reporters Saturday at a joint press conference with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, Macron stressed that Paris could not accept a situation where "countries that benefit massively from EU solidarity" give in to "national self-interest when it comes to the issue of migrants."

Jun 24 08:37

Elk Grove Woman Charged With Harboring Victims In Her Home And Forcing Labor, DOJ Says

An Elk Grove woman was indicted Friday on charges of forcing victims to provide labor and related offenses, according to the Department of Justice.

Firdos Sheikh, 58, was indicted by a federal grand jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California on two counts of forced labor, two counts of alien harboring for financial gain, one count of obstructing a forced labor investigation, and one count of making false statements to federal agents.

According to the indictment, Sheikh harbored and concealed two victims on her property and other locations between October 2008 and June 2013. She also forced them to provide labor and services for her financial benefit.

The defendant also lied to federal agents in July 2013 and attempted to hide one of the victims from the agents in order to obstruct their investigation.

Jun 24 08:36

INVESTIGATION: Planned Parenthood has been covering up child sex abuse for decades

The nation’s largest supplier of abortions and other “women’s health” procedures, Planned Parenthood, is the subject of a new investigatory report that exposes the taxpayer-funded baby death organization as an active ally in the cover-up of rampant child sex abuse.

The pro-life group Live Action first broke the story as part of a lengthy document entitled, Aiding Abusers: Planned Parenthood’s cover-up of child sexual abuse. In this report, Live Action reveals how Planned Parenthood has been aiding and abetting child rapists and sexual abusers for many decades, all while claiming to be a defender of women’s bodies.

Citing eyewitness accounts, court cases, video footage and direct testimony from victims, the Live Action report definitively shows how Planned Parenthood has been actively engaged in a criminal conspiracy to cover up sex crimes against young girls – many of whom were raped and abused by their fathers, brothers and other family members who forced them to get abortions.

Jun 24 08:36

U.S. Military Prepares to Receive Soldiers’ Remains from North Korea

More than six decades after the end of the Korean War, the American military is preparing for the remains of some of its soldiers killed in the conflict to finally return home.

On Saturday, the United States military in South Korea said it had moved 100 wooden coffins and American flags to the border with North Korea to prepare for the repatriation.

North Korea is expected to hand over the remains — believed to belong to some 200 to 250 American servicemen — following President Trump’s historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12.

During that meeting, Mr. Kim committed to returning the remains of American troops recovered from major Korean War battle sites in his country and said he would make way for the “immediate repatriation of those already identified.”

Jun 24 08:20

North Korea to erase anti-U.S. propaganda

It looks like ex-baller Dennis Rodman and President Donald Trump’s hard work has paid off, as Kim Jong-un promises to remove anti-United States propaganda from the country.

Jun 24 07:45

Weekend Reading: The Next Big Bubble

Jun 24 07:22

Glenn Beck’s imperium takes a nose dive along with his ego

Glenn Beck’s imperium The Blaze is currently in a downward spiral and may be on its way to the boneyard altogether after a filthy rich right-winged prospective buyer left the bargaining table sending the agency into a nose dive.

Jun 24 06:35

The crypto panic continues...

Jun 24 02:08

Built 6,000 Years Before Stonehenge, This Is The Oldest Temple On Earth

“Gobekli changes everything,” says Ian Hodder, an anthropologist at Stanford University.

It’s not an exaggeration. When Gobekli Tepe was uncovered in 1994, it changed everything we thought we knew about human history.

Jun 24 02:06

Atrocity Porn And Hitler Memes Target Trump For Regime Change

For those who have been paying attention for the past couple of decades, the Trump border crisis kids, like Aleppo Boy before them, are human props in what is known as 'atrocity porn' designed to titillate the viewers through horror and incite them to hatred of the presumed perpetrators. Atrocity propaganda has long been a part of warfare – think World War I claims of Belgian babies impaled on German bayonets – but with modern digital technology and social media the impact is immediate and universal.

Jun 24 01:52

The economic assault on the 2nd Amendment

During the Barack Obama regime the Department of Just(Us) launched Operation Choke Point, a multi-pronged strategy emanating from the administration to bureaucratically hamstring businesses that lawfully deal in firearms. The goal was to lean on banks to cut ties to gun dealers, especially small mom-and-pop operations, even if even if those companies had valid licenses and good credit histories. This followed 2011 warning by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) that classified the firearms trade as a “high-risk” business category, setting it up as requiring more paperwork and creating a “litigation risk and reputation risk for financial institutions,” as then FDIC General Counsel Richard Osterman said at the time.

Jun 24 01:50

Fake News and Immigration

First, the “separation of families” for which Trump is being blamed is a feature of a policy that was passed by a Democrat-controlled Congress and signed into law back in 2008 by George W. Bush. This policy was continued throughout Barack Obama’s two terms. In fact, the emotionally-charged photos of detention facilities circulated by the Fake News media that were designed to convict Trump of heartlessness were taken while Obama was President. This is one crucial respect in which coverage of this issue reveals itself for the Fake News that it is. Yet it is certainly not the only respect. Second, that for a decade—the decade that their fellow partisans held control of the levers of power in D.C.—fake journalists didn’t utter a peep about this policy for which they are now blasting Trump proves that they are cooking a controversy for partisan political purposes. This isn’t journalism. It is advocacy. It is political. It is fake.

Jun 24 01:43

Accidentally-Preserved Russian Mummy Found In Stunning Condition After 2,000 Years

Archaeologists working near the Yenisei River in Siberia have found a 2,000-year-old Russian mummy so well-preserved that the soft tissues, skin, and clothing are still intact. And all this from remains that were only mummified accidentally.

Jun 24 01:41

Citizenship Checkpoints Start to Spread Across The Constitution-Free Zone

As the immigration debate continues to rage in America, the application of the Constitution-Free Zone that extends 100 miles inland around the borders of the U.S. is spreading its application into what is blatantly being referred to as “citizenship checkpoints.”

Jun 24 01:31

13 Year Old Charged with Felony for Recording Conversation with School Principal

With the recent mass sexual misconduct uncovered within the Chicago school system, including administrators and staff, perhaps lawmakers should be more willing to allow students to record interactions with the adults who run their schools in the name of transparent conduct.

Jun 24 01:27

Get Ready for Online Sales Tax as Supreme Court Screws Small Online Businesses

Time to tell the states to get the hell off the backs of the working people. Let the business owners–both online and physical–provide jobs, and services that people actually pay for voluntarily!

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