8 Jun 2018

Donald Trump to Leave G7 Summit Early, Skipping Climate Change Meeting
The White House announced that President Donald Trump would leave the G7 summit of world leaders early on Saturday morning, skipping a meeting on climate change.

Trump calls for Russia to be reinstated into G-7
…Russia should be in this meeting,” he said. “Why are we having a meeting without Russia being in the meeting?”
“Whether you like it or not, and it may not be politically correct, but we have a world to run,” Trump said. “And in the G-7, which used be the G-8, they threw Russia out. They should let Russia come back in because we should have Russia at the negotiating table.”

Yellowstone Eruption Fears Spike As Largest Geyser Erupts For The 8th Time
Yellowstone caldera eruption fears have spiked as the supervolcano’s largest geyser erupted for the eight time. So far, scientists aren’t certain why the Steamboat geyser continues to erupt, adding to the fears.

Taiwan Holds Massive Live-Firing War Drill Simulating Chinese Invasion
Taiwanese newspapers published reports that Taiwan’s military would be conducting a massive five-day live-fire war drill starting Monday. As of Thursday, the military exercise is currently underway and is featuring joint operations of its air force, navy, and ground troops in simulating an attack by China.

Trump Lashes Out At Macron, Trudeau Ahead Of “G6+1” Summit
The common theme: the rest of the world is desperate to show just how united it is again Trump, perhaps in hopes of subduing him and quashing his opposition. Good luck with that. Trump accused the U.S. allies of levying “massive tariffs” and creating “non-monetary barriers.” Please tell Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron that they are charging the U.S. massive tariffs and create non-monetary barriers. The EU trade surplus with the U.S. is $151 Billion, and Canada keeps our farmers and others out. Look forward to seeing them tomorrow. The old order is over. What we are fighting over now, as the new order emerges, is whether the U.S. wants to have the most important seat at the table or not. Right now the answer is no.”

George Soros Wastes Millions Backing Losing Candidates In California DA Races
George Soros-backed candidates for district attorney in Sacramento, San Diego and Alameda counties lost to their conservative opponents in midterm elections on Tuesday, handing the “Open Society” billionaire a handful of embarrassing defeats in the most progressive state in the US.

James A. Wolfe, former Senate Intel panel security director, indicted for allegedly lying to FBI
Wolfe lied to the FBI in December 2017 about contacts he had with three reporters, the indictment read. He also allegedly lied about giving two reporters non-public information about committee matters. Each false statement count is punishable by up to five years in prison…

Iran slams U.S. for seeking Saudi oil output hike, says OPEC won’t comply
Iran criticized a US request that Saudi Arabia pump more oil to cover a drop in Iranian exports and predicted OPEC would not heed the appeal, setting the stage for a tough meeting of the producer group later this month.

Simulation To Strike Enemy Targets Amid Ongoing Border Tensions
Amid ongoing tensions on Israel’s southern and northern fronts, the Israel Air Force concluded a large scale training exercise simulating a scenario in which Israel finds itself engaging adversaries on multiple fronts. Hundreds of IAF planes and helicopters took part in the exercise, simulating the bombing of hundreds of targets across the Gaza Strip in short periods of time, both during the day and at night, while also drilling assistance to ground forces.

Watch: IAF drills deep-Gaza raids, day before border standoff
Ahead of expected violence along Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip on Friday, the Israeli Air Force concluded a week-long exercise on Thursday – which included bombing raids in Gaza – in preparation for war in the North and South. The aerial drill included hundreds of fighter jets and attack helicopters which participated in daytime and nighttime maneuvers.

Austria to shut seven ‘political’ mosques and expel imams
Austria has said it will close down seven mosques and expel imams who it says are funded by foreign countries. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said the move was a crackdown on political Islam. Some mosques are suspected of having links to Turkish nationalists. In April images emerged showing children in Turkish army uniforms re-enacting World War One’s Battle of Gallipoli.

IMF agrees to loan up to $50bn for Argentina
The International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to $50bn (£37.2bn) as the country seeks to bolster its struggling economy. The three-year agreement must still be approved by the IMF board. Argentina, which has been plagued by economic problems for years, asked for assistance from the IMF on 8 May after its currency hit an all-time low.

Facebook privacy bug ‘affects 14 million users’
A software bug meant millions of Facebook users may have unknowingly posted private information to the public, the company has warned. The glitch set a user’s post to be shared to “everyone”, even if a user had previously chosen a more restricted option, such as “friends of friends”. “We’d like to apologise for this mistake,” said Erin Egan, Facebook’s head of privacy.

Key ‘step forward’ in cutting cost of removing CO2 from air
A Canadian company, backed by Bill Gates, says it has reached an important threshold in developing technology that can remove CO2 from the air. Carbon Engineering has published a peer-reviewed study showing that they can capture carbon for under $100 a tonne. This would be a major advance on the current price of around $600 per tonne.

Vatican Secretary of State attending elite Bilderberg meeting
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, will take part in the Bilderberg Conference, an annual private gathering of global political, business and media leaders, taking place this year in Turin, Italy, June 7-10. Parolin’s name is included in the list of 131 participants in this year’s event.

Israel: 200 incendiary jihad kites from Gaza burn over 2,000 acres of crops and forests
An incendiary kite flown from Gaza sparked a major fire in an open field across from the Sapir College in the Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council, near the southern city of Sderot on Tuesday afternoon.

Iran launched an attack on Israel — and it got badly beaten and internationally abandoned
Iran launched a missile strike on northern Israel late Wednesday night, with 20 Grad and Fajr rockets taking off from Syria in what was widely seen as retaliation after months of Israeli airstrikes punishing their forces.

Surveillance in doctors’ exam rooms mandated, report says
A new book will be released soon on the federal government’s HIPAA patient “privacy law” and the new online medical-records system mandated by the Obama administration, and the author says patients won’t like what they learn.

European Union to hit US with $3.3 billion in tariffs next month
The European Union’s plan to impose tariffs on roughly €2.8 billion ($3.3 billion) worth of American goods will go into effect in early July, the European Commission said Wednesday.

China Offers to Buy Nearly $70 Billion of U.S. Products to Fend Off Trade Tariffs
China offered to purchase nearly $70 billion of U.S. farm, manufacturing and energy products if the Trump administration abandons threatened tariffs, according to people briefed on the latest negotiations with American trade officials.

Severe Storms & Baseball-Size Hail Hit Parts Of North Texas
Severe storms, including hail the size of baseballs, left a trail of damage from Carrollton to Coppell to Arlington early Wednesday. Windows and skylights were shattered, car lights were cracked or smashed, and tree branches were knocked to the ground. “It actually sounded like God was throwing rocks at us,” said Coppell resident Brandi Rafael.

US Veterans Find Child’s Body, Skull, Bones Scattered near Alleged Arizona ‘Child Trafficking Camp’
The veterans and civilians who have been occupying and investigating what they believe are child-sex trafficking camps in Tuscon, Arizona discovered a child’s skull, scattered bones and the dead body of a child on the site Thursday..

Insane: Virginia School Board To Teach Children That Gender Is A Social Construct
…when you bridge over into the territory of teaching children that there’s no such thing as gender, you are literally denying basic biology. It wouldn’t be called “transgender” if you weren’t “transitioning” from one gender to (supposedly) the other, would you?

Yes, Ambien makes people do insane, crazy things with no conscious awareness … See the list
Roseanne Barr might be a polarizing figure, but if anything good has come from the recent Twitter fiasco that culminated in the cancellation of her TV show, it’s the fact that the sleeping drug Ambien has been thrust into the spotlight and people are talking about just how crazy it can make them act.

Brat: Social Security, Medicaid money soon gone
…On Tuesday, the government announced that on their present courses, Medicare will become insolvent in 2026 and Social Security faces the same fate in 2034. The Medicare projection moves the insolvency date three years closer than the government estimated just last year.

Court OK with forcing Christians to violate faith
Three judges in an Arizona court, Lawrence Winthrop, Jennifer Campbell, and Paul McMurdie, have announced they are comfortable with the city of Phoenix forcing Christian artists to violate their faith and endorse same-sex marriage.

China ‘removes missile systems’ from disputed South China Sea island – but sends warning to US
Beijing seems to have removed missile systems from a disputed island in the South China Sea, although US defence officials and experts said the disappearance was likely to be only a temporary arrangement, amid rising tensions between the two countries.

Tammy Bruce: Will California’s new water rules push people out of the Golden State?
“Please sir, I want some more,” is no longer a sentiment just for Oliver Twist in the orphanage. A new law in California limits how much water can be used by each household. Now their showers, how many flushes, and how often they can do their laundry will be under the watchful eye of the state government.

“Jewish jihadists”: Joy Reid’s blog published posts blaming Jews for terrorism
Joy Reid doesn’t need to worry about any of this, because she is a Democrat and a leftist. If she were a Republican and a conservative, the ADL would already have made sure that she had been fired from MSNBC.

Argentina Cancels Soccer Match in Israel Following Palestinian Pressure, Threats
Argentina has pulled its men’s national soccer team out of a World Cup warm-up match against Israel following pressure from pro-Palestinian groups and threats against Argentina’s players over playing the game.

Metro Atlanta Sex-Trafficking Sting Rescues 160 Children – One as Young as 3 Years Old (VIDEO)
…A sting on the sex-trafficking trade in metro Atlanta netted dozens of arrests and the rescue of dozens of children forced into sexual servitude, the FBI announced this week.