31 May 2018

Russia Brokers Deal Keeping Iran Out of Region Bordering With Israel
Russia is doubling-down on its demand that non-Syrian forces step back from the border with Israel. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addressed the situation in Syria on Tuesday at the international Primakov Readings Forum, an international think-tank annual summit held in Moscow. TASS Russian news agency reported his statements. “We have well-known agreements concerning the southwestern de-escalation zone,” he said. “Those agreements were concluded by Russia, the United States, and Jordan.”

Israel Has Nothing to Fear from Trump’s Plan?
Jonathan S. Tobin, editor-in-chief of the Jewish News Syndicate, argues that Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “has nothing to worry about!” when it comes to the expected Trump plan that recognizes “Palestine” with Jerusalem as its capital, even though such a plan normally “would be fiercely opposed by the Israeli right and could potentially set off a coalition crisis.” Why is this lack of concern? Because “Palestinians will reliably say ‘no’ to any peace deal,” making it virtually certain that “Trump’s peace plan will be dead on arrival.”

Former Mossad chief: In 2011, Netanyahu ordered 2-week Iran attack plan
According to the former Mossad chief, Israel was closer than ever to attacking Iran in 2011. This is when Netanyahu instructed Mossad chief Pardo and then-chief of staff Benny Gantz to prepare for the P15+ plan, which meant improving Israel’s defense so that it would be prepared to attack Iran within 15 days of the order.

After another round of violence, it is time for a Gaza plan
As a delicate cease-fire between Israel and Gaza appeared to go into effect on Wednesday after the biggest escalation since Operation Protective Edge in 2014, it was time to play the blame game. While Egypt was credited with mediating a truce between the parties and Jerusalem officially held Hamas accountable for the dozens of rockets fired at Israel on Tuesday…

Haley calls Security Council response to Gazan volleys ‘outrageous’
Nikki Haley, US President Donald Trump’s envoy to the UN, tore into the organization on Wednesday for what she characterized as a lackadaisical response to the firing of over 70 rockets on Israel from Gaza the day before…”Apparently some council members didn’t think Hamas launching rockets qualified as terrorism,” she continued, but “the United States begs to differ.”

Key North Korea official meets Pompeo in New York
The right-hand man to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York to discuss a historic summit. Gen Kim Yong-chol dined with Mr Pompeo after flying in from China, and the two are due to meet again on Thursday. He is the most senior North Korean to visit the US in nearly 20 years.

Colombia Hidroituango dam: ‘The river took my house’
…Puerto Valdivia is just one of the communities affected by a series of emergencies which have hit Colombia’s largest hydroelectric dam project, Hidroituango. Tens of thousands of people living downstream from the dam have been evacuated and the emergencies just keep coming. The Hidroituango dam over the river Cauca, …was just months from completion when on 28 April a landslide near the site blocked a tunnel built to divert the river’s flow while construction was going on.

Assad: There are no Iranian forces in Syria
Syrian President Bashar Assad has rebuffed claims of an Iranian military presence in his country, while accusing Israel of launching attacks on his territory and of propagating “lies” about its massive aerial offensive launched earlier in May. “Israel is attacking us, but we are only becoming stronger and improving our defenses even more,” he said in an interview with Russia Today. “That is the only way to stop the Israeli attacks, and we are doing that.”

U.S. to slap tariffs on steel, aluminum from EU on Thursday
Washington will announce plans to slap tariffs on EU steel and aluminum imports as early as Thursday morning, sources said, while the U.S. commerce secretary said any escalation of their trade dispute would depend on the bloc’s reaction. The two sources briefed on the matter said the decision would land before a Friday expiration deadline for exemptions to the planned tariffs.

China rejects ‘ridiculous’ U.S. accusation of South China Sea militarization
U.S. assertions that China is militarizing the South China Sea are “ridiculous”, China said on Thursday, after U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Washington would confront China’s actions in the disputed waterways. Mattis said on Tuesday the United States would push back against what it sees as China’s militarization of islands in the South China Sea despite China’s condemnation of a voyage through the region on the weekend by two U.S. Navy ships.

China says carrier group has reached ‘initial’ combat readiness
The carrier group led by China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, has reached “initial” combat readiness, the defense ministry said on Thursday, in another significant step in the country’s ambitious military modernization program. Little is known about the aircraft carrier program, which China regards as a state secret.

It’s going to be hard to boycott this new Israeli cancer vaccine cures 90% of types with just ONE shot
Another medical miracle from Israel…

Israel announces that the option to invade Gaza and exterminate Islamic terror groups once and for all is on the table
After biggest mortar barrage since 2014 Operation Protective Edge, the minister said that security and political officials were considering all options, including taking control of Gaza.

WHAT COULD GO WRONG: Transgender Prisoners In Connecticut Can Now Get Housed Based On Gender Identity, Despite Obvious Dangers
Transgender prisoners in Connecticut can now live with other inmates according to their gender identity rather than their biological sex, marking a departure from federal law and other state laws mandating that prisoners are housed according to biology.

Israeli rabbis: This year marks the end of ‘the left’
“The left” is going down!  This year!  That’s according to two Jewish rabbis, one a leading Sephardic rabbi who is the spiritual head of a political party and the second a Torah Codes expert who has analyzed what he regards as clues hidden in the Scriptures.

Vatican & Banks Overthrow Election In Italy
The European Union political establishment, allied with Pope Francis & the Vatican, have overthrown democracy in Italy. Leo Zagami reports from Italy on how this happened and what is likely to happen next.

Planned Parenthood Caught Performing Abortions On 12-Year-Old Girls – Not Reporting Crimes To Police
A new study by Live Action reveals that Planned Parenthood was caught performing abortions for girls as young as 12-years-old and not reporting the sexual crime to authorities.

Storms and lightning kill at least 47 in India
Storms and lightning across a swathe of northern India have killed at least 47 people, officials said Tuesday, the latest deaths from freak weather that has battered the country this month.

‘Kind of alarming’: Number of new gonorrhea cases in Alaska skyrockets in 2017
The number of new gonorrhea cases in Alaska increased by 51 percent in 2017 compared to the year before, a statistic that’s concerning to public health officials, the state health department said. “This is kind of alarming,” said Susan Jones, HIV and STD program manager for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. “Alaskans need to know what’s going on to protect themselves.”

Supreme Court Leaves In Place Law That Effectively Bans Abortion By Pill
The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Tuesday to hear a challenge to an Arkansas abortion law that, in practice, bars abortions by pill instead of by surgical procedure.

Roseanne Says Having 7 Personalities Is Tough
…Roseanne, who first told the world that she has multiple personality disorder in 1994, says it’s not easy dealing with switching between “Somebody” and “Nobody.” Those are just two of the names the former sitcom queen has given to her personalities, which she says total seven in all. The rest she calls Baby, Cindy, Susan, Joey, and Heather. In an interview in the August issue of Esquire magazine, Roseanne says that after 10 years of hard work, she’s managed to integrate the differing personalities.

School’s suspension of privacy rights headed to Supremes?
The U.S. Supreme Court likely will consider the case of a school district that has taken away the privacy rights of the vast majority of students to provide special rights to a few. The few contend they are of the opposite sex. That is, some boys say they are girls, and some girls say they are boys. And when they demanded the right to use the rest rooms and locker facilities of their choice, the school, Boyertown Area School District, simply said yes.

Feds want to program genes to halt flu, other threats
The federal government is launching a research effort that will look for ways to program genetic codes to protect people, especially military service members and first responders, from the flu, other pathogens and more..

So-Called ‘Prison Bus For Babies’ Was Made Under Obama, Viral Photo Is Two Years Old
While Americans are treated like dirt in Mexico’s prisons, the children of illegal immigrants detained in America are taken on field trips in specially built entertainment buses

77 holistic practitioners now dead since 2015: This is beyond strange, they are dropping like flies and MSM ignores them
Since June of 2015, 77 holistic practitioners, more with other deaths associated with them, have died, official causes ranging from suicide to heart attacks, with the latest woman, doctor Annie Fairbanks, found murdered in her home, along with her husband, their 3-year-old daughter and 9-month-old son, in Arizona.

‘Start ‘Em Young’: J.Crew Selling Boys Pink ‘I’m a Feminist Too’ T-Shirts
Retail Giant J.Crew is now selling pink “I am a feminist too” shirts for boys.