13 Feb 2018

Don’t Use Facebook’s Onavo VPN: It’s Designed to Spy On You
You may have seen a new button in Facebook’s mobile app lately: under the Settings menu, a “Protect” option leads you to download an app called Onavo Protect. Don’t do it.

Expert: Sweden Has Become a ‘Base’ for International Radical Islamic Extremist Networks
Swedish researcher Peder Hyllengren of the Swedish Defence College has claimed that Sweden has become a hub of international Islamic extremism and that hundreds of Swedish residents have built up a vast network of jihadi contacts.

UK unveils extremism blocking tool
The UK government has unveiled a tool it says can accurately detect jihadist content and block it from being viewed. Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the BBC she would not rule out forcing technology companies to use it by law. Ms Rudd is visiting the US to meet tech companies to discuss the idea, as well as other efforts to tackle extremism.

Iran Unveils New Homemade Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missiles Amid Massive War Celebrations
Iran unveiled a series of new homemade nuclear-capable ballistic missiles during military parades held over the weekend… On the heels of an encounter between an Iranian drone and Israeli forces, Iranian leaders showcased their ballistic missile capabilities, which includes a nuclear-capable medium-range missile that appears to share similarities with North Korean technology, according to experts.

A.I. will be ‘billions of times’ smarter than humans and man needs to merge with it
Artificial intelligence could be “billions of times smarter” than humans and people may need to merge with computers to survive… Speaking on a panel …at the World Government Summit in Dubai, Futurizon’s Ian Pearson’s comments mirrored ideas put forward by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. “The fact is that AI can go further than humans, it could be billions of times smarter than humans at this point,” Pearson said. “So we really do need to make sure that we have some means of keeping up.

Trump not following through on threat to cut aid over Jerusalem vote
US President Donald Trump threatened in December to cut funding for countries voting at the UN against his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but…not a single country lost funding for that reason. According to Buzzfeed, countries such as Zimbabwe, Somalia, and Nigeria, which were among the 128 nations that voted in favor of a UN resolution cancelling the American recognition, are still set to receive aid as part of next year’s budget.

Either Former FBI Director Comey or Former NatSec Advisor Susan Rice is Lying Based on Yesterday’s Email Released by Senator Grassley
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley uncovered an unusual email former NatSec Advisor to Barack Obama, Susan Rice sent herself on January 20th 2017–Donald Trump’s inauguration day. The email clearly implicates either Susan Rice or shamed former FBI Director James Comey in a lie!

Dry, hot California winter closes ski resorts, stalls wildflower blooms and revives drought fears
In the Sierra Nevada, snowpack levels are running below even the darkest days of the drought, with cross-country ski resorts closed and mountain biking becoming the sport of choice until the snow returns. In the Bay Area, cities like San Francisco, San Jose and Santa Rosa are experiencing the hottest starts to a year on record. And Southern California remains in the grip of unprecedented dry and hot conditions, despite a weak storm that moved in Monday. February is historically a wet month, but not this year. And the long-term forecast offers little hope for relief.

California now suing to shut up Christian speech
The state of California’s lawsuit against a Christian who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple on religious grounds is a frivolous case meant to chill the baker’s free-speech rights, contends a petition to dismiss the case.

Damascus warns Israel of ‘more surprises’ in Syria
Syrian anti-aircraft fire downed the F-16 as it returned from a retaliatory bombing raid on Iran-backed positions in Syria after the incursion of an Iranian drone into Israeli airspace early on Saturday. Both Iran and Russia are supporting President Bashar Assad in Syria’s near seven-year civil war.

Trump proposes cutting all federal funds for NPR, PBS
The 2019 federal budget that the White House unveiled Monday again proposes cutting all federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which funnels money to NPR and PBS.

‘The world must know: We will apply sovereignty’
According to Shaked, Israel must act in accordance with its own interests. “Begin did not hold talks with the White House about imposing sovereignty over the Golan. He simply did it. It’s clear that all the countries of the world, as well as the United States, will not accept the application of sovereignty easily.”

France: Migrant Crisis Spirals Out of Control
Hundreds of Africans and Asians armed with knives and iron rods fought running street battles in the northern port city of Calais on February 1, less than two weeks after French President Emmanuel Macron visited the area and pledged to crack down on illegal immigration. The clashes plunged Calais — emblematic of Europe’s failure to control mass migration — into a war zone and reinforced the perception that French authorities have lost control of the country’s security situation.

US Finally Admits “No Evidence” Assad Used Sarin Gas 
Secretary of Defense James Mattis stated on or about February 2nd, 2018 that the United States has “no evidence” that the Syrian government used the banned nerve agent Sarin against its own people in attacks in 2013 and 2017.

Social Media Giants Meet For Orwellian Control
Reps from Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube faced a British Parliamentary committee on U.S. soil at George Washington University. They were reminded of their own unchecked power to gather their users’ data. Oddly enough, after demonizing the social media giant’s reach, the Orwellian panel dove headfirst into the need to control free speech.

Top Uranium One Executive Killed in Russian Plane Crash
The passenger death list for the Russian AN-148 passenger plane carrying 71 people that crashed yesterday, has been released revealing Ivanov Vyacheslav, the top CFO of Rosatom/RuaniumOne, amongst the dead.  Vyacheslav was involved in Hillary Clinton’s Uranium One deal with Russia back in 2009 under Obama.

Islamic Republic of Iran has used $1,700,000,000 Obama gave it to finance jihad terrorists
Obama paid billions to a regime that requires its citizens to chant “Death to America.” That regime has used the money to finance jihad terrorists who want to see America’s destruction and are actively working against American interests. Treason is defined as giving aid and comfort to the enemy. Obama ought to be charged with treason.

Evidence Suggests Former FBI Head of Counter Intelligence, Bill Priestap, is Obamagate’s ‘Deep Throat’!
More and more evidence is beginning to suggest the Former FBI Head of Counter Intelligence, Bill Priestap, is Obamagate’s ‘deep throat’ – the insider providing information to government investigators about the Obama crime syndicate!

Obama policy helped create No. 1 African threat
…Newsweek asked whether the “role the Obama administration played in the North African country’s instability” could be blamed for the newly developing slave trade there. Now, a new report from the Congressional Research Service warns that it’s even worse

Feds to give all your health data to researchers
The federal government has just launched a 10-year, $1.5 billion project for which researchers want your information. All of it. Medical records, mental-health records, lifestyle details, personal habits, physical measurements, blood pressure, height, weight, blood and urine samples, details on health-care visits, procedures, medications, and electronic health records, among others. Oh, and DNA, too. It’s called All of Us and scientists say they want at least one million people to be under observation on an ongoing basis.

Trump orders US military to shoot down North Korean missiles
US President Donald Trump has ordered military to shoot down any missile launched from North Korea and heading toward Guam or the United States. Sources close to the White House national security team told the media on Thursday the order was issued to the US military in the wake of last month’s threat by North Korea to fire a ballistic missile toward Guam, a US territory.

Intel’s New “Smart Glasses” Shoot Laser Beam Directly Into Your Retina
For anyone who wanted a pair of Google glasses but didn’t want to look like a lazy Borg cosplay, Intel may have just what you need. Just one catch; you have to be OK with a laser firing photons directly into your retina.