14 Jul 2018

IDF strikes terror targets in the Gaza Strip, Air Sirens in Hof Ashkelon
Air sirens were activated in Hof Ashkelon and Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council on Saturday following IAF ongoing strikes against various terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip, IDF spokesperson reported. The Iron Dome defense system was activated to intercept any incoming rockets from north of the Gaza strip and one rocket landed in open fields in Israel causing no damage, early reports claim.

EU warns nation state bill could harm Israeli democracy
Israel’s nation state bill harms the country’s democracy, the European Union’s Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giaufret warned on Friday. Giaufret spoke out after Channel 2 reported Thursday evening that he had urged parliamentarians not to support the Knesset bill, which codifies the idea that Israel is the nation state of the Jewish people.

Pakistan election: More than 100 die in bomb attacks on poll rallies
A suicide bomber has killed at least 128 people at a campaign rally in south-western Pakistan – the deadliest attack in the country since 2014. A local candidate was among the dead in the Mastung town, police say. So-called Islamic State (IS) claimed the attack. Earlier, a bomb attack on a similar rally in the northern town of Bannu killed four people. The attacks come ahead of general elections on 25 July.

Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village
A huge iceberg has drifted close to a village in western Greenland, prompting a partial evacuation in case it splits and the resulting wave swamps homes. The iceberg is looming over houses on a promontory in the Innaarsuit village but is grounded and did not move overnight, local media say. Local officials say they have never seen such a big iceberg before.

Moon presses Trump, Kim for breakthrough in nuclear talks
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday urged President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try harder to achieve a breakthrough in their nuclear negotiations. Moon said at a forum in Singapore that Trump and Kim would “face the stern judgment of the international community” if their promises on denuclearization weren’t kept.

Trump’s Space Force Will Guard the U.S. From Above, NASA Chief Says
NASA’s administrator is a strong defender of President Donald Trump’s proposals for space — including an armed force and a permanent presence on the moon — and says he wants Americans to realize how much their well-being depends on what happens far above Earth. “Every banking transaction requires a GPS signal for timing,” Jim Bridenstine said in an interview. “You lose the GPS signal and guess what you lose? You lose banking.”

PLO to convene over Israeli legislation that ‘Judaizes Palestinian lands’
The Palestinian Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Executive Committee will meet at the beginning of August to confront what many Palestinians see as a series of US-supported Israeli legislation that weakens the two-state solution and “Judaizes” Palestinian lands. “We (PLO members) are holding an urgent meeting of our Central Committee to discuss ways to confront the latest Israeli violations,” Rawhi Fatouh…

Global warming? 2018 year of ‘lost summer’ for Arctic
A report from Scientific American said there are problems this year for the species of shorebirds that each year descend on the Arctic to mate and raise chicks. It’s because the reproduction happens during the summer, and because of extensive July snow this year, there’s been no summer.

Texas Woman Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Pimping out Her 2-Year-Old Daughter
A 25-year-old woman from Texas has been sentenced to 40 years behind bars for attempting to sell her two-year-old daughter for a sex act, for $1,200, to an undercover police officer who impersonated a willing pedophile.

Hospice Workers Arrested For Mocking And Uploading Video Of Dying Patient To SnapChat
This generation of kids is unbelievable and unless there is a ‘come to Jesus” meeting I don’t see it ending any time soon.

Japan flooding disaster: Death toll tops 200; Heat creates new dangers for survivors
In the aftermath of the disastrous and historic flooding across western Japan, survivors and recovery crews will continue to face sweltering heat and humidity. The death toll rose to 203 on Friday with dozens more people still missing, according to the Japan Times.

Meth is back and deadlier than ever in Georgia and the U.S.
…Methamphetamine, a drug that lawmakers fought with success in the 2000s, is back — and it’s more popular, plentiful and lethal than ever.

Abortion Cheerleaders: They Realize Science Is Not on Their Side
They panic because they realize that science is not on their side.

Puerto Rico Mayor Facing Fraud Charges Over $3 Million In Federal Funds
 Although the alleged crimes go back before Hurricane Maria made landfall in the Caribbean, the arrests paint a dire picture of widespread corruption and misuse of government funds during the same general time frame as the disaster.

U.S. says ready to keep Strait of Hormuz open in face of Iranian threat. It would be a different fight this time
Time and the march of technology have done their work.  As Iran issues a new threat to shipping in the Persian Gulf, the U.S. military issues its recurring assurances that the Gulf will be kept open for business.  But the landscape – and seascape – of warfare are changing, and in the unlikely event of a confrontation, keeping the Strait of Hormuz open and safe for commercial passage won’t look the way it would have 20 years ago, or even 10.

Trump: Sadiq Khan is to Blame for ‘Terror Attacks’ in London
Donald Trump has blasted London Mayor Sadiq Khan, saying he’s to blame for “terror attacks” in London in recent years.The president said Khan has “done a very bad job on terrorism” by “allowing millions and millions” of migrants into the British capital.

ALL-OUT WAR: Iranian general says Islamic forces are awaiting orders to ‘eradicate’ Israel
An “international Islamic army” has formed on Israel’s border with Syria and is awaiting orders to attack the Jewish State, according to a speech given recently by the deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC).

GREAT NEWS: Israel continues to SHATTER tourism records, as the love for the Jewish State skyrockets
The number of tourists visiting Israel continued to soar during the first half of 2018, with some 2.1 million tourist entries recorded from January to June, a 19% increase from last year, the Ministry of Tourism and the Central Bureau of Statistics said in a joint release Monday.

Deaths surpass births among native-born Europeans
The office Eurostat released the report ahead of World Population Day on Wednesday, reported LifeSiteNews. The EU saw 5.3 million deaths and 5.1 million births in 2017 while the overall population increased from 511.5 million to 512.6 million due to immigration.