US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body
“It’s kind of humbling” to be the first to test this, said Madeux, who has a metabolic disease called Hunter syndrome. “I’m willing to take that risk. Hopefully it will help me and other people.” That also means there’s no going back, no way to erase any mistakes the editing might cause.
No. 2 at northern branch of the Islamic Movement returns to al-Aqsa
Sheikh Kamal Khatib, the deputy leader of the outlawed northern branch of the Islamic Movement, returned to the al-Aqsa Mosque on Wednesday after being barred from the Temple Mount for three years and used the opportunity to issue a threat to Israel.
Israeli Scientists Working on Prototype for Real-Life Invisibility Cloak
Not just for Harry Potter anymore: Israeli scientists have developed a theory for creating a material that completely disgusises what’s under it and are working on a prototype. (Video)
Mediterranean hurricane heading for Italy could trigger earthquake and set off Vesuvius
Forecasters are predicting that a tropical or subtropical system known as a “Medicane” will form in the Mediterranean Sea later this week, bringing with it heavy rain and strong winds to parts of Greece and especially southern Italy. Recent research by scientists such as Shimon Wdowinksi at the University of Miami have shown that storms like hurricanes can force movement within the earth’s crust, triggering earthquakes and volcanic activity.
Clinton calls Uranium One story a ‘distraction,’ warns of dictatorship
Hillary Clinton on Wednesday slammed what she described as the “politicization of the Justice Department” after reports that the Trump administration was considering a special counsel to probe the Uranium One deal and alleged conflicts with the Clinton Foundation. President Donald Trump has criticized the uranium deal and suggested that Clinton, who served as U.S. secretary of state in the Obama administration, may be implicated in wrongdoing.
Sessions confirms Senate probe could produce charges
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says a senatorial investigation into the baby body parts trade of Planned Parenthood could be the basis for an FBI investigation and eventual charges against the abortion-industry giant.
Libya’s Slave Auctions And African Genocide: What Hillary Knew
A new CNN investigation has uncovered a network of slave markets operating in warehouses in various cities across Libya six years after NATO-led intervention in the country toppled the government of Muammar Gaddafi in support of US and UK backed rebels. And not only did CNN confirm the presence of slave auctions where human beings are being sold for as little as $400 in “liberated” Libya, but CNN’s crew was actually able to film a live auction in progress, while also gathering the testimonies of multiple victims.
In historic move, Israel AG OKs seizing Palestinian land for public settler use
The state might change its interpretation of land seizure laws so that private Palestinian property in Area C of the West Bank could be expropriated for public use by Israelis, Attorney-General Mordechai Mandelblit indicated in a legal opinion released by his office on Wednesday. The High Court of Justice and the state, including Mandelblit, have until recently held that private Palestinian property cannot be seized for the public good of settlers.
Greece searches for the missing after deadly floods
Rescue teams in central Greece are searching for at least six people who are missing after flash floods that killed 15 people. Some roads have reopened in the three hardest-hit towns near the capital, Athens. But schools and other public services remain closed. Many people have been left homeless after their houses were inundated.
Saad Hariri: Lebanon PM ‘can go to France when he wants’
The French foreign minister has said Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri will travel “when he wants” to France from Saudi Arabia, where officials in Beirut allege he is being detained. Jean-Yves Le Drian was speaking at a joint news conference in Riyadh after talks with his Saudi counterpart. Adel al-Jubeir said the claim that Mr Hariri was being held was “false” and he was in Saudi Arabia by his own will.
New report shows how Mexican cartels are infiltrating Texas
The 2017 National Drug Threat Assessment released in October lists six cartels as having major influences across the country and Texas. Cartels’ influence in Texas is far-reaching, affecting cities hundreds of miles from the state’s border with Mexico. San Antonio is the only city in the state with a drug trade controlled by the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion, which deals mostly with methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin and marijuana…
China builds world’s fastest wind tunnel to test weapons that could strike US within 14 minutes
A hypersonic vehicle flying at this speed from China could reach the west coast of the United States in less than 14 minutes. Zhao Wei, a senior scientist working on the project, said researchers aimed to have the facility up and running by around 2020 to meet the pressing demand of China’s hypersonic weapon development programme.
Congress poised for a major test on tax legislation
The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress was approaching a major test on Thursday of its ability to overhaul the federal tax code, as lawmakers prepared for their first full-scale vote on sweeping tax legislation. Republicans in the House of Representatives were expected to take up their own bill to cut tax rates on corporations, small businesses and individuals after an 11:30 a.m. meeting with President Donald Trump…
At least 15 states join global alliance to phase out coal by 2030
At least 15 countries have joined an international alliance to phase out coal from power generation before 2030, delegates at U.N. climate talks in Bonn said on Thursday. Britain, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Portugal, Belgium, Switzerland, New Zealand, Ethiopia, Chile, Mexico and the Marshall Islands have joined the Powering Past Coal Alliance, delegates said.
THANKS AMERICA, IDIOTS: US admits American arms given to Iranian jihadists in Iraq, leaving Israel angry
…These sources pointed to the continued presence of senior Obama administration officials in government as one of the primary drivers of this ongoing policy. Senior Trump administration officials acknowledged they have seen evidence that some Iraqi forces on its blacklist are using American arms.
Trump team begins work on Middle East peace
US President Donald Trump and his advisors have begun drafting a blueprint of the plan to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, The New York Times reported Sunday.
Bombshell Report: US Weapon Stockpile Used by ISIS Found in Syria
A major stockpile of US weapons used by ISIS was reportedly found in Syria, a discovery which indicates the Obama administration and the Deep State were arming jihadis to topple the Syrian government.
If GOP Believed Moore Allegations, They’d GIVE Him $30M
…Paul Ryan is virtue signaling with anti-sexual harassment training for congress. What are they REALLY worried about? A man who can’t be bought or intimidated.
IT BEGINS: House Democrats Introduce 5 Articles Of Impeachment Against President Trump
EDITOR’S NOTE: The pathetic, desperation of the Democrat Party is by turns both disgusting and amusing. They have no leadership, no answers for the present and no vision for the future, so impeaching Trumps seems, to them, like a really good idea. Only it’s not, it weak. Really, really weak. Trump was elected to drain the swamp, but the swamp has no intention of being drained. The Democrat Party has become a political herpes blister on the mouth of Lady Liberty.
Criminal Charges Against Planned Parenthood?
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that Planned Parenthood and organ procurement companies could be criminally charged for the illegal sale of aborted baby body parts upon completion of an FBI investigation.
New LAWSUIT Demands Donna Brazile Reveal Who Really Murdered Seth Rich
..Burkman filed a lawsuit on Oct 18 against the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton for rigging the 2016 presidential primary against Bernie Sanders but has now amended to include Donna Brazile.
Nonprofit Gave $75,000 For Abortions
The Northwest Abortion Access Fund reportedly gave $76,250 in grants to Idaho women last year so that they could have abortions.
Loretta Lynch Allowed Russian Agent to Enter US to Meet Trump Jr. So She Could Spy on Trump (Video)
…Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert: Don’t forget Loretta Lynch is the one who had to specially approve the Russian agent coming into this country when she didn’t have a visa so she could have a meeting with Donald Trump Jr., setting him up! So they could then say oh look Donald Trump Jr. is meeting with this Russian agent so now we need warrants to wiretap these people.