24 July 2017

Scaramucci: If White House Comms Staff Keeps Leaking ‘I’m Going to Fire Everybody’
Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said he would fire his entire staff if leaks to the press from communications staffers continue.

Hellraiser: Something wicked creeping into U.S. homes
The U.S. entertainment industry is entrenched with devil worshipers who are actively working to promote and normalize satanism in American culture, experts of the “spirit world” are warning. Hollywood and the media,…. are programming the public to not only become more secular, but they are desensitizing society to evil.

EXCLUSIVE: FBI Seized Smashed Hard Drives From Wasserman Schultz IT Aide’s Home
the FBI has joined what Politico previously described as a Capitol Police criminal probe into “serious, potentially illegal, violations on the House IT network” by Imran and three of his relatives, who had access to the emails and files of the more than two dozen House Democrats who employed them on a part-time basis.

China warns India not to ‘push its luck’ amid border stand-off in Himalayas
China has warned India not to “cling to fantasies” amid a tense border stand-off, which also involves Bhutan, involving disputed territory in the Himalayas. Earlier, China staged live-fire drills in the area while India deployed troops there.

Juncker ‘plans to RETALIATE in days’: EU fury at Trump interference in Russia gasline deal
THE European Union is sharpening its teeth as a de facto war with Donald Trump brews over sanctions the US wants to impose on European countries who deal with Russia. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is said to raised concerns over the package of measures which would penalise any company – including British or European – who deal with Russia in the field of energy.

BREAKING: Five injured after chainsaw attack in Switzerland – tourists on alert in area
The attacker is believed to have used a chainsaw during the rampage. One witness said: “A man with a chain saw is supposed to be on the road.” Police refused to confirm or rule out the use of a chainsaw during a hastily-organised press conference.

5.4 magnitude earthquake jolts southern Iran
Iranian state TV is reporting a strong 5.4 magnitude earthquake has led to a power outage in a remote area in the country’s south.

Israel Is Sovereign on Temple Mount, Increased Security Stays: Minister
Israel will not back down on security measures for worshipers entering the Temple Mount compound, Tzachi Hanegbi, Minister for National Security and Foreign Affairs, told Army Radio on Sunday. “If you are threatening us that you wont enter the Mount, then don’t enter the Mount. Put down prayer mats and pray wherever you want. If you want to pray on the Mount, pass through the checkpoints just as I had to do at the Vatican a few weeks ago, just as we all have to at the Western Wall,” Hanegbi said.

Hungarian PM: EU and Soros seek to ‘Muslimize’ Europe
European Union leaders and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros are seeking a “new, mixed, Muslimized Europe,” Hungary’s prime minister said …

Radical cleric calls for ‘Islamic war’ for Jerusalem
Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, head of the Association of Muslim Scholars and a senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood, said on Sunday that the confrontation with Israel on the Temple Mount should be defined as a religious campaign.

Kushner leading efforts to end Jerusalem crisis
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, is leading the American efforts to quell the crisis in Jerusalem, a senior official told CNN on Sunday. Kushner is working with Israelis, Palestinian Arabs and Jordanians in an attempt to resolve the issue, the official said. Along with Kushner, the official said, U.S. envoy Jason Greenblatt, Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and the U.S. consul-general in Jerusalem Donald Blome have been holding the conversations.

Jihadists overtake Syrian city of Idlib
Jihadists on Sunday took over the city of Idlib in Syria after rival rebels withdrew, AFP reports. The latest developments come after the jihadist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, which is dominated by a former Al-Qaeda affiliate and known as HTS, agreed on Friday to a ceasefire with Ahrar al-Sham rebels.

Israeli delegation locked down in Amman embassy after stabbing attack
An Israeli security officer at the Israeli embassy in Jordan was stabbed in the stomach in Amman by a man with a screwdriver…in one of the residences in the embassy compound Sunday night, as tensions over the Temple Mount spilled over to the east side of the Jordan River. According to a Foreign Ministry statement, the guard shot the assailant – identified as Mohammed Zakaria al-Jawawdeh, 17– in self defense.

Second Gaza rocket in 24 hours hits southern Israel
A rocket launched from the Gaza Strip late on Sunday night landed in open territory near Israel’s security fence in the Eshkol Regional Council. There were no casualties or damage reported in the incident. The IDF swept the site of impact for any remains of the projectile.

International efforts in motion to defuse Jerusalem tensions
The security cabinet met in a late night session Sunday to discuss ways to deal with escalating Temple Mount tension, amid efforts by the US, Jordan and Egypt to find a way out of the crisis. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said in a Facebook post before the meeting, however, that Israel should not give in to “threats and violence.”

Kabul suicide car bomb: 30 killed in Afghan capital
A suicide car bomb has exploded in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 30 people, officials have told the BBC. At least 42 people were injured in the blast and there are fears the number of casualties could rise. The blast in the west of the city, in a mainly Shia district, struck a bus carrying government employees from the ministry of mines, officials said.

Poland’s President Duda vetoes judicial reforms after protests
Polish President Andrzej Duda has announced he is vetoing a controversial law to replace Supreme Court judges with government nominees. Three key judicial reforms have been passed by Poland’s parliament, prompting days of demonstrations across the country. Before they become law, they require approval by the president.

Turkey’s Cumhuriyet journalists in terrorism trial
Seventeen journalists and managers at Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet went on trial on Monday on charges of aiding a terrorist organisation. If found guilty this week, they could face sentences of up to 43 years in jail. Ten have already been in pre-trial detention for almost nine months. At the Istanbul courthouse a large crowd of supporters let off balloons and called for their release.

Venezuela row as National Assembly appoints judges
Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly has appointed 33 judges to the Supreme Court, prompting accusations of an attempted power grab. The assembly says it has the right to name and fire justices under the country’s constitution. But the court, which is largely made up of pro-government members, has described the move as illegal.

Israel and Jordan in diplomatic standoff after embassy deaths
Israel and Jordan are involved in a diplomatic standoff after an Israeli guard reportedly shot dead a Jordanian attacker near the embassy in Amman. Jordanian police want to question the guard and have sealed off the area, but Israel says he has diplomatic immunity. A second Jordanian hit by the gunfire died in hospital. Israel says he was inadvertently shot.

San Antonio: Truck found in Texas with dozens inside
Police in the US state of Texas have arrested a truck driver whose vehicle was found in a Walmart car park with dozens of people in the back of it. Nine men had died inside, and 28 others, including children, were taken to hospital. They were inside the trailer in San Antonio without access to air conditioning or water while outside temperatures hit 38C (100F).

Do-Nothing Congress Reaches 200 Days Today with Obamacare and Massive Taxes Still In Place!
…There is no synergy between the House and President Trump since before the election. Initial observations would suggest that Speaker Ryan and his Congress are not behind…and…may even be against the President. The new Republican President wanted to pass tax cuts, repeal Obamacare and build a border wall in his first 100 days..the Republican Congress…announced their own 200 day plan because they knew better…Ryan’s 200 days came to an end…Saturday, July 22nd.

Lana Del Rey confirms attempt to use witchcraft against Donald Trump
Lana Del Rey has confirmed that she attempted to place a hex on US President Donald Trump. The singer sparked speculation that she was attempting to use witchcraft to get rid of Trump earlier this year, when she asked her Twitter followers to gather mysterious ‘ingredients’.

Women burn burqas and men shave their beards as they celebrate escape from ISIS stronghold in Syria
Women are burning their burqas and men shaving off their beards in a show of defiance against ISIS after escaping from the terrorist group’s stronghold in Syria. Civilians in Raqqa tore off their traditional dress and set it alight after being liberated from the city on Thursday. And some of the men immediately began shaving off their facial hair in a move to ‘spite’ Islamic State.

Wisconsin Company To Implant Microchips In Employees
A Wisconsin company is about to become the first in the U.S. to offer microchip implants to its employees. Yes, you read that right. Microchip implants. “It’s the next thing that’s inevitably going to happen, and we want to be a part of it,” Three Square Market Chief Executive Officer Todd Westby said.

Trump’s Special Ops Pick Says Terror Drones Might Soon Reach the US from Africa.
On a dusty beach in far western Africa, a group of men hop out of a pickup truck. They quickly assemble a small commercial drone and send it winging northwest across the Atlantic Ocean. A bit more than a day later, it will make landfall over the southeastern U.S. coast — its explosive payload still intact. Advances in batteries and solar power could make this a reality, warns Owen West, whom President Donald Trump has tapped to oversee the Pentagon’s special operations and low-intensity conflicts.