Putin: Moscow would regard nuclear attack on allies as attack on Russia
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Moscow would regard a nuclear attack on its allies as a nuclear attack on Russia itself and would immediately respond. Putin said that Russia had tested an array of new nuclear weapons, including a new nuclear-powered missile at the end of 2017 which could reach almost any point in the world and could not be intercepted by anti-missile systems.
Gazans prepare for possible war with Israel with surprise drill
The Gazan Interior Ministry conducted a surprise drill on Wednesday for Hamas and other security and rescue forces in the strip, using information from the IDF’s Home Front Command on seeking shelter in time of attack.
California has worst ‘quality of life’ in US, study says
Awards season is in full swing in California, and the Golden State just took home a booby prize of its own. California ranks dead last among U.S. states in quality of life, according to a study by U.S. News, ranking behind New Jersey (49th) and Indiana (48th). The ignominious honor reflects California’s low marks in the sub-categories of environmental quality and social engagement. The latter category measures voting participation and community bonds. Californians scored poorly in part because they’re simply insufferable,
Soros messes with Texas
George Soros earlier this month poured nearly $900,000 into the campaign of Joe Gonzales, a Democrat running to unseat Bexar County District Attorney Nicholas “Nico” LaHood, according to reports filed Monday and reported by My San Antonio. Texas Governor Greg Abbott tweeted “George Soros is officially messing with Texas. He’s given almost $1 million to just one candidate. He’ll stop at nothing to make Texas liberal. We must muster the resolve & resources to fight this take over attempt.”
Volcano in southwestern Japan erupts
Mt. Shinmoe on the southwestern Japanese main island of Kyushu erupted again Thursday less than five months after its last eruption, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The agency confirmed a small eruption at the 1,421-meter high volcano straddling Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures at around 11 a.m. and ash that was spewed was observed in the town of Takaharu, located east of the mountain.
Prince William to make royal history with visit to Israel in summer 2018
His Royal Highness Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, is scheduled to pay a visit to Israel, the West Bank and Jordan in summer 2018, according to an official statement released by Kensington Palace on Thursday…The visit is happening at the request of the Her Majesty’s Government, and has been welcomed by the Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian authorities.
Australians turn in 57,000 guns in national amnesty
Australians turned in more than 57,000 firearms to authorities last year during a national gun amnesty. The three-month amnesty was the first since Australia’s landmark response to a mass shooting in 1996. It aimed to reduce the number of illicit weapons by allowing people to hand them over without fear of prosecution.
Putin reveals Russia’s ‘invincible missile’ in pre-election speech
Russia has developed a new cruise missile that is invincible, according to President Vladimir Putin. Mr Putin made the revelation as he laid out his key policies for a fourth presidential term, ahead of an election he is expected to win in 17 days’ time. He showcased a range of new weapons, including a missile that could “reach anywhere in the world”.
Trump at odds with Republican lawmakers over gun reforms
US President Donald Trump has stunned lawmakers from both parties by telling them in a live broadcast not to be so “petrified” of the powerful gun lobby the National Rifle Association (NRA). In a break from his party’s stance on gun control, Mr Trump urged lawmakers to come up with a “strong” reform bill. He suggested expanding background checks for gun buyers and raising the legal age to buy rifles to 21 from 18.
Major data breach at Marine Forces Reserve impacts thousands
The personal information of thousands of Marines, sailors and civilians, including bank account numbers, was compromised in a major data spillage emanating from U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve. Roughly 21,426 people were impacted when an unencrypted email with an attachment containing personal confidential information was sent to the wrong email distribution list Monday morning.
Indonesian Christians Flogged in Rare Shariah Punishment for Non-Muslims
Two Indonesian Christians were publicly whipped for gambling, a rare case of non-Muslims being punished here under Islamic law, as the country shifts toward a more politicized brand of the religion associated with the Middle East. The man and woman are residents of Aceh province on the northern tip of Sumatra island, a province that has imposed strict Shariah law.
China angered with U.S.-Taiwan travel bill, adding to tensions
China expressed anger on Thursday after the U.S. Senate passed a bill promoting closer U.S. ties with Taiwan, but the step drew praise from the self-ruled island which pledged to deepen cooperation. The move adds to tensions between China and the United States, already at loggerheads over trade, with President Xi Jinping’s close economic advisor Liu He in Washington this week to try and avert a trade war.
Parent Backlash as Cross-Dressing Men Sent Into Primary Schools to ‘Promote Tolerance’
Parents have hit out at a Bristol primary school’s decision to bring “drag queens” in to condition young children against “hate crime”.
2500 American Troops Land in Israel for Massive Air Defense Exercise with IDF
The IDF has begun to prepare for a massive joint Israel-US air defense exercise in March, in which some 2,500 US troops will participate.
Delaware Proposal Would Let Kindergarteners ‘Choose’ Their Sex And Race
if the state legislature passes Regulation 225, school children as young as five will be allowed to choose their own race and sex. And parents will have no say in the matter. In fact, schools won’t even have to inform the parents of their children’s choices.
Are the Israeli Golan Heights GROUND ZERO for the coming war with Iran?
The coming war between Israel and Iran is nearly a foregone conclusion. The Iranian drone incident and F-16 downing now over 2 weeks old was not only the first direct clash between Israel and the Ayatollahs, it outlines the course of events now unfolding on Israel’s Golan.
False Flag? UN Report: North Korea Sent Syria Chemical Weapons
A leaked United Nations report is claiming that the rogue regime of North Korea sent chemical weapons to Syria. According to the report, 40 items used in chemical warfare and ballistic missiles in the war-torn nation of Syria were sent by North Korea.
Papua New Guinea: at least 16 dead after strong earthquake hits
The impoverished Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea has been devastated by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake that has claimed at least 16 lives and brought the heartland of the country to its knees.
Saudi Arabia is building a $500 billion mega-city that’s 33 times the size of New York City
Now the Saudi Arabian government has come up with a project that could give its economy a boost: a $500 billion mega-city that will connect to Jordan and Egypt and be powered completely by renewable energy.
Venezuelan Inmates Eating Rats and Pigeons to Avoid Starvation
Venezuelan prisoners are eating rats and pigeons as a means of survival as food supplies continue to dissipate in the failed socialist state, according to a report published this weekend.
‘Frozen 2’ director open to the possibility of Elsa having a female love interest
The director of the 2013 smash hit “Frozen” is leaving the door open for the beloved character to have a romance with a woman in the upcoming sequel.
Broward County Sheriff’s deputies and employees are the subjects of more than 66 investigations – ranging from drug trafficking and sexual battery to kidnapping – since 2012, according to a new report.
HYPOCRITES: United Airlines Cuts Off NRA While Funding Planned Parenthood
Heed this: whenever a company or a prominent public figure condemns the NRA, chances are they either feel ambivalent towards the murderous actions of Planned Parenthood or outright support them with their dollars.
Blacklisted Iranian Uses UN Human Rights Platform to Bash the US
As scores of protestors demonstrated outside, the U.N.’s top human rights body on Tuesday gave a platform to an Iranian regime official sanctioned by the European Union for his role in “human rights violations, arbitrary arrests, denials of prisoners’ rights and an increase in executions.”
U.S. Has Record 12th Straight Year Without 3% Growth in GDP
The United States has gone a record 12 straight years without 3-percent growth in real Gross Domestic Product, according to data released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Even so, growth in real GDP improved in 2017 compared to 2016.
NAACP Helped Craft Sheriff Israel’s No Arrest Policy
….Rather than base the school’s disciplinary policies on keeping students safe, Broward County School District adopted an NAACP-advised, social-justice “PROMISE” program. Thanks to then President Barack Obama, politically motivated, race-based school policy wasn’t unusual. As noted by American Thinker, “In Obama era … considerations of race routinely shaped educational policy.”
South Africa Votes To Seize White Land
South Africa’s parliament voted Tuesday to move forward with an amendment to the country’s constitution that would allow the government to seize and redistribute white-owned land without compensation.
Delingpole: The Shocking True Story of How Global Warming Became the Biggest #FakeNews Scare of All Time (Pt 1)
Why do so many apparently informed, intelligent, educated people still believe in ManBearPig? For the same reason that the U.S. underestimated the Japanese threat before Pearl Harbor; that General MacArthur stupidly advanced north of the 38th parallel in Korea; that JFK got embroiled in the Bay of Pigs disaster; that LBJ dragged the U.S. deeper and deeper into the Vietnam War.