Former ICE Chief: We’ve Arrested More Than 2,000 Sexual PredatorsToday on Fox News, former director of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Thomas Homan, responded to comedian Michelle Wolff’s parody video comparing ICE to the terrorist organization ISIS. Homan condemned the video and explained that ICE has “arrested over 2,000 child predators” among other nefarious criminals who threaten the public.
Air Force Base Defends Replacing Bible with Generic “Book of Faith” The commander at F.E. Warren Air Force Base is defending her decision to remove a Bible from a POW-MIA table and replace it with a generic “book of faith.”
More than 800 Jews enter Temple Mount on Tisha Be’av, two arrested
Two religious Jews were arrested at the Temple Mount on Sunday morning for performing illegals acts, according to the Israeli Police Spokesperson. On the Jewish fast of Tisha B’av, which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem in antiquity, 860 religious Jews entered the Temple Mount through the Mugrabi Bridge. The site is known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif, and is the location of the Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock.
Thousands demonstrate for LGBT rights in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa
Protests for LGBTQ rights began around the country at 10 a.m., urging the government to pass equal legislation for gay and lesbian couples and to bring awareness to the treatment of LGBTQ community members in Israel. The protests were spurred by a recent law passed in the Knesset which made single women eligible for state-supported surrogacy, but denied it to single men and homosexual couples.
Senior U.S. officials place full blame on Hamas for Gaza escalation
Senior Trump administration officials are placing full blame on Hamas for an increasingly dangerous military standoff with Israel in Gaza. Four members of the administration responsible with crafting Israel policy penned an op-ed in CNN on Saturday claiming a “paradigm shift” is under way at the UN, in which member states are for the first time placing blame for the humanitarian crisis in Gaza on Hamas militants.
Minor 3.4 magnitude earthquake strikes near Kinneret
A minor 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck near the Kinneret area on Sunday, according to the Geophysical Institute of Israel, rocking the northern region mere days after a string of minor earthquakes rumbled the area in recent weeks. “I was in the safe room and felt the earth move. My neighbors also felt it, I heard them talking about their chandelier moving. Now people are afraid to even go out to their balconies,” said one Tiberias resident, Bracha Shashonov.
Trade war a reality, French finance minister warns
A trade war is now a reality, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has warned as G20 ministers gather for a summit in Argentina. The current US trade policy of imposing unilateral tariffs is based on “the law of the jungle”, he said. But US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended the tariffs and urged the EU and China to open their markets to allow free competition.
Syria conflict: Israel evacuates White Helmets
Israel says it has carried out an evacuation of members of Syria’s White Helmets civil defence group from a war zone in south-western Syria. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said they had acted on a request from the US, the UK and other European nations. Some 422 volunteers and family members were taken to Jordan via the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights overnight.
Facebook investigates data firm Crimson Hexagon
Facebook has suspended a US-based analytics firm while it investigates concerns about the collection and sharing of user data. Crimson Hexagon, based in Boston, describes itself as offering “consumer insights” and has contracts with government agencies around the world. Facebook said it was looking into whether some of these deals were in violation of its policies on surveillance.
Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump
A week ago, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn’t quite ready to consider himself a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, even if he appreciated the organization’s values and endorsement in his bid to become a U.S. senator. Three days later, he told The Associated Press it was time to join up. He’s now the only major-party Senate candidate in the nation to be a dues-paying democratic socialist.
Iran’s Rouhani warns Trump about ‘mother of all wars’
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cautioned U.S. President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran, saying “America should know … war with Iran is the mother of all wars,” but he did not rule out peace between the two countries, either. Iran faces increased U.S. pressure and looming sanctions after Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from a 2015 international deal over Iran’s nuclear program.
U.K. Gay Lobby Lashes Out at Rev. Franklin Graham for ‘Bigotry,’ ‘Hate’
Several LGBT advocacy groups are accusing Rev. Franklin Graham of bigotry in the lead-up to the Christian preacher’s Festival of Hope rally to be held in Lancashire, England, this September.
CW’s ‘Supergirl’ Casts Transgender Rights Activist as First Trans TV Superhero
The CW network’s Supergirl has announced the casting of transgender rights activist Nicole Maines to play a super-powered hero in the series upcoming fourth season.
New law lets parents veto schools’ sex ed
A new state law in Indiana gives parents the right to veto an offensive sex education agenda adopted by their local school district, and the legal team at Liberty Counsel has prepared a sample letter for parents to take control of that facet of their childrens’ educations.
WATCH: People Hate What Obama And Hillary Did On Russia — When They’re Told Trump Did It
TheDC’s Amber Athey and Justin Caruso regularly take to the streets of Washington, D.C. to ask the most important questions in America.
Elijah Wood: Hollywood Has a Pedophilia Problem
Before Elijah Wood starred as Frodo Baggins in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, he was a child actor — and now he’s making some explosive allegations about the state of Hollywood.
Islam before Environment: UN environmental activist Amina Mohammed refuses to condemn Hamas for committing “Eco-Terrorism” against Israel
Hamas engages in ecological terrorism and the UN is silent. That’s because the terrorism is committed against Israel. The UN’s deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed is known for her environmental activism…The UN’s leading environmentalist has not issued one statement of condemnation of Hamas, despite Hamas terrorists causing untold ecological damage to Israel.
Revelations of US Cardinal Sex Abuse Will Force Pope’s Hand
Revelations that one of the most respected U.S. cardinals allegedly sexually abused both boys and adult seminarians have raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew — and what Pope Francis is going to do about it.
Putin: The West is ‘Controlled by Satanic Pedophiles’
Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken out against the epidemic of pedophile networks that have taken over the United States, UK, and other Western nations.
UK Government Fights ‘Alternative News’ Websites, Promotes ‘Facts’
The British government has a new unit fighting “alternative news” websites, driving their stories down search engine results and pushing the official government narrative to the top.
Sweden invests millions to teach migrants how to have sex ‘with blonde women’
The Swedish government wants to allocate 5 million Swedish crowns (around half a million euros) in migrant sex courses, news outlet Fria Tider reports. A portion of the money will be spent on the government’s sex information website “Youmo”, which provides translation in Arabic, Somali and Dari.