Huge North Atlantic Ocean Storm Produces Stunning Satellite Imagery
A huge ocean storm spinning in the north Atlantic Ocean this week is making for stunning satellite imagery. The images are of an intense low-pressure system that saw its minimum central pressure drop to 958 millibars Monday. Hurricane-force winds were detected by satellite at that time over the open north Atlantic waters, according to NOAA’s Ocean Prediction Center. Wave heights maxed out at 45 feet near the low-pressure center.
Iran May Grant Russia Access to Its Military Facilities on Certain Terms
Tehran is willing to grant Russia ad hoc access to its military bases should Moscow need them to carry out its counterterrorism operations, with the Iranian leadership making a discrete decision in each particular case.
Dem lawmaker tips off illegals in MS-13 hotbed
A Democrat state lawmaker in Massachusetts has been caught tipping off illegals – many of whom are violent street gang members, child sex offenders and drug traffickers – to imminent Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids Tuesday, even telling criminal targets not to open their doors, to stay silent, to refuse to sign anything and to “fight back” with an attorney.
Rabbi Tuly Weisz Prays at UN Podium: World Leaders Should Recognize Truth of Bible
When the United Nations (UN), in October 2016, passed a contentious anti-Israel resolution denying the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount and Western Wall in Jerusalem, publisher of The Israel Bible and founder of Israel365 Rabbi Tuly Weisz decided to go full-steam-ahead and “Bombard Them With Bibles”. “Anyone who can disconnect the Jewish nation from Jerusalem has not read the Bible,”
US Planning Unprecedented Peace Summit Between Israel, Palestinians, Arab States: Report
The Trump administration is reportedly exploring whether or not to hold an Israeli-Palestinian peace summit that would be attended by Arab leaders from the Gulf states.
UK PM Theresa May to trigger Brexit Wednesday
On Wednesday, the prime minister will officially tell the EU’s other 27 members that the UK wants to pull out, just over nine months after the British public backed withdrawal in a referendum. By triggering Article 50 of the 2009 Lisbon Treaty, Theresa May will set in motion the two-year negotiations on the terms of the UK’s exit from the EU on 29 March 2019.
Huge 6.6 magnitude earthquake rocks eastern Russia
The UGS said: “An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck near Komandorskiye Ostrava in Russia’s far east on Wednesday.” There was no immediate report of any casualties or destruction.
Terrifying new MEGA FAULT found beneath California with power to cause Big One
SCIENTISTS have left Californians terrified after they revealed two fault lines in the state are connected and form a ‘mega fault’ system.
Arab world surprisingly mum on Modi visit to Israel
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s planned visit to Israel this summer, the first by an Indian head of state, has not led to any protest from the Arab world, according to Bobby Ghosh, editor-in-chief of the mass circulation Hindustan Times. Ghosh wrote in a column in his paper on Tuesday that no Arab state has voiced displeasure at the visit, either publicly or through diplomatic back channels.
Political crisis deepens, Netanyahu and Kahlon fail to reach agreement
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and their closest advisers met late Tuesday at the Prime Minister’s Office in another effort to resolve the political crisis over public broadcasting and avoid a general election, but failed to reach an agreement…On Wednesday morning, Israel radio quoted a source in the coalition saying the countdown to elections may have begun.
New PLO ambassador to US has high hopes for Trump era
US President Donald Trump has demonstrated that he is interested in reviving the peace process between the Palestinians and Israelis, incoming PLO Ambassador to the United States Husam Zomlot told journalists ahead of his departure for Washington…“All indicators are that President [Donald] Trump is serious and keen about restarting the peace process,” said Zomlot, who will officially start his new role on April 1.
Article 50: May signs letter that will trigger Brexit
Theresa May has signed the letter that will formally begin the UK’s departure from the European Union. Giving official notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, it will be delivered to European Council president Donald Tusk later. In a statement in the Commons, the prime minister will then tell MPs this marks “the moment for the country to come together”.
California is the top state with most UFO sightings, say UFO experts
According to a new UFO reference book…California is the top state with the most UFO sightings in the country. California is followed by Florida, Texas, Washington and Pennsylvania respectively. New York came in at 6th followed by Arizona, Illinois, Michigan and Ohio. The “UFO Sightings Desk Reference: United States of America 2001-2015” is a deep data dive into UFO sightings reported to The National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC) and the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) from 2001 to 2015, explains author and UFO columnist Cheryl Costa.
North Korea could be in final stages of nuclear test preparations: report
Satellite imagery of North Korea’s main nuclear test site taken over the weekend indicates that Pyongyang could be in the final stages of preparations for a sixth nuclear test, a U.S. think tank reported on Tuesday. Washington-based 38 North, a website that monitors North Korea, said the images from Saturday showed the continued presence of vehicles and trailers at the Punggye-ri test site and signs that communications cables may have been laid to a test tunnel.
Right before Passover, 230 olim from Ukraine land in Israel
Right before Passover, 230 new immigrants from Ukraine landed in Ben Gurion Airport early Tuesday as part of the Freedom Flight organized by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ)…For many of them the upcoming Passover holiday will be the first celebrated in Israel. Part of a recent wave of Aliyah…78 families arrived, with the majority expected to settle in the north and center of the country. Among the olim (new immigrants) are four Holocaust survivors and more than 40 children.
Supreme Court nominee to face confirmation vote April 7: Senate leader
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that the Senate would have a final vote on April 7 on President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, even as more Democrats opposed his confirmation. The Gorsuch nomination, McConnell told reporters, will hit the Senate floor next week after the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday approves him. McConnell added that Gorsuch will be “confirmed on Friday” of next week.
Exclusive: Thai junta seeks law to bring more order to Buddhism
Thailand’s military government is working on a law to help regulate Buddhism, officials say, giving the junta far more say over a pillar of Thai society that has so far eluded its control. The proposed bill…would appear to significantly reduce the say of the Sangha Supreme Council, Buddhism’s governing body in Thailand…”The bill does not ‘support’, but forces monks to obey and stay under state governance, which is inappropriate,” Phra Metha Winairos, deputy dean of Mahamakut Buddhist University…
Scottish Lawmakers Back Independence Referendum Call
Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, presenting the British government with an unwelcome distraction as it prepares to push the European Union exit button.
DNC Asks Entire Staff For Resignation Letters
New DNC Chair Tom Perez: “What we’re trying to do is culture change. We’re repairing a plane at 20,000 feet. You can’t land the plane, shut it down, and close it until further notice.”
White House plan to help pay for border wall is a long shot
The White House is calling for immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community development grants to help pay for the border wall that President Donald Trump repeatedly promised would be financed by Mexico.
The Transformation Of Our Nation Into A Surveillance State Is Almost Complete
“The surveillance state is almost ubiquitous, and it has been made so through the efforts of our own complacencies.”
New Study Says Robots Took All Of Detroit’s Jobs, Not Mexico
“We are being afflicted with a new disease of which some readers may not have heard the name, but of which they will hear a great deal in the years to come—namely, technological unemployment.” – John Maynard Keynes (1930).
Japan loans Manila military planes for South China Sea
The Philippines Monday took delivery of two Japanese military surveillance aircraft to help it patrol vital sea lanes in the South China Sea, despite Manila’s increasingly conciliatory stance to Beijing’s claims over the disputed waters.