28 Jul 16
CHINESE ROCKET BURNS UP OVER NORTH AMERICA
The body of China's experimental Long March 7 rocket re-entered Earth's atmosphere on Wednesday night, July 27th, creating a bright fireball over the western USA. The glowing trail was spotted in Utah, Nevada and much of California.
North Korea says US has crossed 'red line,' warns of showdown over upcoming war games
North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month.
Sanders supporters look to Green Party's Jill Stein to take up the cause
While Bernie Sanders supporters turned out in droves to the Democratic convention, many are chanting another name in the streets of Philadelphia as the senator steps back into the party fold: Jill Stein.
Magnitude 5.4 earthquake shakes Tokyo, no damage or casualties reported
An earthquake shook Tokyo late on Wednesday, but there were no reports of damage or casualties. The 5.4 magnitude jolt was felt in Tokyo and areas of eastern Japan at 11.47 am, the US Geological Survey said. The quake comes a week after the capital's high-rise buildings were shaken by a 5.0 quake.
Merkel Faces Critics After Attacks Leave Germans Stunned
Angela Merkel is breaking off her vacation to defend herself against renewed criticism of her refugee policies following a rash of violent attacks in Germany.
A Few Thoughts About Day 3 of Hate America 2016 in Philly
The Democrats, the party of secular atheists who think it is okay to crack open the skulls of children and suck out their brains while tearing them limb from limb, spent far more time during prime time television coverage talking about God and faith than the Republicans did last week.
Florida investigates four mysterious Zika infections
Health officials in Florida are investigating four cases of Zika that do not appear to be related to travel.
So far cases outside of Latin America and the Caribbean, where the virus is prevalent, have been spread by travel to that region or sexual transmission.
The four Florida cases have raised the possibility that mosquitoes in the US have begun to carry the virus.
Turkey coup attempt: More than 130 media outlets shut
The Turkish authorities have announced the closure of 131 media organisations, as a crackdown continues following the failed coup on 15 July.
Three news agencies, 16 TV channels, 23 radio stations, 45 papers, 15 magazines and 29 publishers will be shut.
One of them, Zaman, once one of Turkey's biggest newspapers, was put under state control in March. Arrest warrants have been issued for 47 staff.
Report: Hamas digging 10 kilometers of tunnels per month toward Israel
Hamas is digging 10 kilometers (six miles) of tunnel each month toward Israel, a senior security official told Channel 2 on Wednesday. Construction continues despite several tunnel collapses in recent months.
A senior diplomatic source went on to say that Israel has no perfect solution to the tunnel problem, and neither does any other country.
Bernie Sanders Leaves the Democratic Party
The nomination was barely sealed up at the Democratic National Convention before Bernie Sanders, who had campaigned against Hillary Clinton for the party’s nod, went back to being an Independent.
All Remaining Charges Dropped Against Officers in Freddie Gray’s Death
State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby defended the prosecution of six officers charged in the Freddie Gray case and says she still blames police for the young black man’s death.
The father of Freddie Gray, Richard Shipley, says the family stands by Mosby who led the case in his son’s death. Shipley said in a news conference he “is proud to have her represent us.”
Insanity In Japan
The Japanese economy has been the poster child for economic malaise and bad fortune for so long that even the most radical policy responses no longer garner much attention. In fact, recent policy actions intended to weaken the Yen have resulted in significant appreciation of the yen against the currencies of Japan’s major trade partners, further crippling economic activity. The frustration of an appreciating currency coupled with deflation and zero economic growth has produced signs that what Japan has in store for the world falls squarely in to the category of “you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.” Assuming new fiscal and monetary policies will be similar to those enacted in the past is a big risk that should be contemplated by investors.
Egypt carried out a major strike against ISIS
The Egyptian army said Wednesday it killed 25 members of a militia affiliated with Islamic State in the northern Sinai, Sky News Arabia reported.
27 Jul 16
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
One of the first goals is to provide urgently needed medical supplies in order to construct a field hospital so that Syrians can be treated there without have to leave the country.
Magnitude 5.2 quake hits Ormoc City
A Magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck Ormoc City around 7:56 p.m., on Wednesday, July 27.
Magnitude 5.4 quake strikes 20 km off east Japan coast - USGS
The quake, with an epicentre 47 kms below sea-level, struck off the coast of Ibaragi prefecture, northeast of Tokyo. There were no immediate reports of damage, and the Japan Meteorological Agency issued no tsunami warning after the quake.
Trump edges Clinton in latest Reuters poll
Donald Trump edges out Hillary Clinton by 2 points in a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Tuesday, the first time since May the GOP presidential nominee has led the presumptive Democratic pick.
Why Poland has mixed feelings about the Pope’s visit
When Pope Francis arrives in Poland tomorrow for a five day trip centered around World Youth Day, he may receive a different kind of welcome than what greeted John Paul II nearly four decades ago, observers say.
Global rate of new HIV infections hasn't fallen in a decade
Deaths from HIV/AIDS have declined steadily around the world over the past decade — but the rate of new infections has stayed much the same, an analysis in The Lancet HIV1 shows.
Palestinian Authority Activists Campaign at the DNC
Pro-Palestinian Authority activists are out in full regalia at the Democratic National Convention, led — of course — by liberal American Jews sporting bold bright black and yellow logos on white tee shirts that proclaim “I support PALESTINIAN Human Rights” as if to assert that no other human rights exist.
Bavaria premier says Islamist terrorism has arrived in Germany
Islamist terrorism has arrived in Germany and politicians must address the public's concerns about security and immigration, Bavaria state premier Horst Seehofer said on Tuesday. "Each attack, each act of terrorism, is one too many. Islamist terrorism has arrived in Germany," Seehofer told a news conference.
French church attackers forced priest to kneel before killing him
The two attackers in a French church on Tuesday forced an elderly priest to kneel before killing him and also filmed the murder, a nun who escaped the scene said on French radio.
‘Not medicine, but poison’: Hungarian PM says his country does not need ‘a single migrant’
“Hungary does not need a single migrant for the economy to work, or the population to sustain itself, or for the country to have a future,” he said, stressing, that, on the contrary, “every single migrant poses a public security and terror risk.” “This is why there is no need for a common European migration policy,” he said, insisting that the right to decide migration issues should be reserved exclusively for national governments.
Assange promises to leak ‘a lot more’ materials on US presidential elections
WikiLeaks possesses “a lot more” documents to surprise American voters ahead of the upcoming presidential elections - and will not hesitate to make them public.
Netanyahu: PA attempt to sue Britain will fail
Netanyahu says the PA's intentions to sue Britain over the Balfour Declaration shows it is not interested in peace.
Israel's new F-35 'Adir' takes to the skies
The new fighter jets, AS-1 class, herald a new age for the Israel Air Force.
“Hillary belongs in jail!” – Haitians at DNC
Haitians at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia are trying to bring attention to Haiti, where Bill and Hillary Clinton are accused of defrauding the country of billions in earthquake relief money and destabilizing the nation’s economy and state institutions.
Earthquake of Aisen, Chile: Mag. 6.3 quake recorded – 26 July 2016
An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has been recorded near of Aisen, Chile on 26 July 2016 20:25:12. The earthquake epicenter was located at precisely Off the coast of Aisen, Chile and at a depth of approximately 10 km. No tsunami alert have been issued following this earthquake.
Dead Sea Returning to Life in Undeniable Realization of Biblical Prophecy
The proof is undeniable. Siegel produced a video in which fish are clearly seen swimming on the shores of the Dead Sea, and she films herself swimming in a large pool surrounded by green plants. “This is a big deal, and no one is really talking about it.”
Obama expanding refugee program for Central Americans
The Obama administration will soon expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States amid another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally.
White House Deputy Homeland Security Adviser Amy Pope said Tuesday that the administration will expand...refugee processing for families coming from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala...