19 Oct 2017

Top U.S. school district to ‘indoctrinate’ teachers against Israel
The Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest school district in America, is co-sponsoring a “professional development” workshop for K-12 teachers to “Learn about Islam and the Arab World” – and the district has apparently partnered with an anti-Israel group for lessons on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The Super-Earth that Came Home for Dinner
“There are now five different lines of observational evidence pointing to the existence of Planet Nine,” said Konstantin Batygin, a planetary astrophysicist at Caltech in Pasadena, California, whose team may be closing in. “If you were to remove this explanation and imagine Planet Nine does not exist, then you generate more problems than you solve. All of a sudden, you have five different puzzles, and you must come up with five different theories to explain them.”

Magma is MOVING! Spain volcano BUBBLING after 350 earthquakes spark mega tsunami fears
RED-HOT magma is rising and literally pushing the ground skywards after hundreds of earthquakes rocked a terrifying Canary Islands volcano. Fears of a mega tsunami cascading over Spain and the UK have taken a massive leap in recent days after the region was rocked by 350 quakes. But now the panic has gone up a level after the discovery the ground in the area has risen by up to 3.5cm due to magma pushing upwards.

6.0-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Tonga
A strong magnitude-6.0 earthquake struck off the Pacific Island nation of Tonga on Wednesday, Oct. 18. It hit 12 a.m. local time around 62 miles south-southeast of Pangai, a village, the U.S. Geological Survey said.There were no immediate reports of damage by the quake

Earthquake of Magnitude 6.1 Strikes off Southern Japan: USGS
An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck off southern Japan on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said. The quake struck 682 km (424 miles) off Japan’s island of Kyushu at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the agency said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Severe threat’: ISIS & Al-Qaeda planning 9/11-style ‘big explosion,’ US security chief warns
Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL) and Al-Qaeda terrorists are plotting to take down a plane and carry out a devastating explosion on the scale of 9/11, senior US security official Elaine Duke warns.

“You Cannot Understand the Mid-East Conflict Without the Bible”
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is a “religious, spiritual and moral conflict,” said David Parsons, vice president and senior international spokesman for the International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem (ICEJ), on Tuesday. “If you ignore that, then you ignore the heart of the problem.”Parsons, who was addressing a group of Christian journalists during a panel discussion about media bias on Tuesday as part of the government’s Christian Media Summit in Jerusalem, said he believes faith still motivates and drives people in the region far more than the mainstream media understands.

US backs Netanyahu in calling on Hamas to disarm
Announcement by Trump’s special Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt comes day after Israel announces refusal to enter into peace negotiations with Palestinians unless Fatah, which recently reached a reconciliation agreement with the terror group, forces it to disarm, disavow violence; Hamas denounces US ‘blatant interference.’

In first, European countries to demand Israel pay back for demolished W. Bank structures
Eight member states of the EU are taking an unprecedented move by penning a letter demanding that Israel reimburse them for its decision to take apart infrastructures in the West Bank that were slated to serve as equipment for local schools (serving mostly the Beduin community), France’s daily Le Monde reported Wednesday night. The eight countries also expressed their dismay with Israel’s confiscation of solar panels that were paid for by the EU headquarters in the West Bank.

Catalonia crisis: Spain moves to suspend autonomy
Spain is to start suspending Catalonia’s autonomy from Saturday, as the region’s leader threatens to declare independence. The government said ministers would meet to activate Article 155 of the constitution, allowing it to take over running of the region. Catalonia’s leader said the region’s parliament would vote on independence if Spain continued “repression”.

Hamas must disarm to join Palestinian unity government – US
The United States says the militant Islamist movement Hamas must lay down its weapons if it is to play a part in a new Palestinian government. Hamas, which dominates the Gaza Strip, and the rival Fatah faction recently agreed to end years of bitter division. US special envoy Jason Greenblatt said any Palestinian unity administration would need to recognise the State of Israel and disarm “terrorists”.

AlphaGo’s AI upgrade gets round the need for human input
NOT so long ago, mastering the ancient Chinese game of Go was beyond the reach of artificial intelligence. But then AlphaGo, Google DeepMind’s AI player, started to leave even the best human opponents in the dust. Yet even this world-beating AI needed humans to learn from. Then, on Wednesday, DeepMind’s new version ditched people altogether.

Vladimir Putin flexes his muscles with massive military exercise to show might of his marines
Vladimir Putin has been showing off his military prowess with a series of huge military exercises. More than 1,000 infantry personnel took part in drills in the Kamchatka region in eastern Russia. Land soldiers practised defending the coast while marines from the Primorsky Krai region worked on military attacks. Troops opened fire on targets at land and at sea, and weapons used included self-propelled multiple-launch rocket systems and Mil Mi-8 helicopters.

Discovery of 500km lunar cave raises hopes for human colonisation of moon
Scientists have for centuries fantasised about human colonisation of the moon. That day may have drawn a little closer after Japan’s space agency said it had discovered an enormous cave beneath the lunar surface that could be turned into an exploration base for astronauts. The discovery, by Japan’s Selenological and Engineering Explorer (Selene) probe, comes as several countries vie to follow the US in sending manned missions to the moon.

Report: Officials Believe Mexican Illegals Behind Massive California Fires
The recent wildfires in California have caused widespread destruction and even death as they rage across many regions of the state. That situation would be dire under any circumstances, but now new information may make the fires even more shocking. There is a strong possibility that the wildfires were set deliberately, and may be linked to drug cartels operating north of the border.

Sweden Hit With Wave of Attempted Bombings
Sweden has been hit with a wave of attempted bombings over the past week, highlighting again how the once peaceful nation is changing rapidly.

Biden Urges Obama Holdovers to Stay Put
Former Vice President Joe Biden revealed Tuesday that he is encouraging Obama administration holdovers to remain in government.

BREAKING: Maxine Waters Caught In Nasty Scandal
…In a surprising turn of events, the long-time Congresswoman faces a minor scandal related to the use of campaign spending. According to the Washington Free Beacon, Maxine Waters’ campaign wrote off over $10,000 in tickets for the Broadway show Hamilton as a fundraising expense.

BREAKING: 8 Killed, 11 Wounded…
Tragedy strikes again in the US leaving dead and dying in the streets. But this wasn’t another mass shooting that liberals can hang gun control talking points on. According to Breitbart, 8 people were killed and 11 wounded over the weekend. This terrible tragedy occurred in Chicago, were rampant gun violence is continuing to be the norm.

ALERT: Farrakhan Issues Horrifying Message To ‘Black People’
…An example of true racism can be found in the words of Minister Louis Farrakhan. He recently tweeted the following message: “Black people: We should be more convinced that it is time for us to separate and build a nation of our own.”

Death toll from San Diego hepatitis A outbreak rises to 19; more than 500 cases confirmed
San Diego’s hepatitis A outbreak added another death Tuesday, pushing the total to 19 as the number of confirmed cases passed 500.

CNN Gets An FAA Waiver To Fly Drones Over Crowds
This is a new precedent for this kind of waiver. Previous exemptions allowed the flight of drones over people in closed set operations (like for filmmaking purposes) and only when tethered, with a max height of 21 feet. But now CNN has been awarded a waiver regarding its commercial drone operating license with the FAA.

BREAKING: Top Dem Caught In $1M Scandal
Since the election of former-President Obama in 2008, the Democrat Party has lost over 1,000 positions in federal and state legislatures, governorships, and now, the presidency. A Republican-leaning Super PAC is hoping to increase that number even further. The GOP-aligned Senate Leadership Fund is aggressively targeting Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) in their campaign to ensure an even larger Republican majority in the Senate.