28 Jul 15
Forget Trump And Bernie: Here’s Why Clinton Or Bush Will Be The Next President
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are rising in the polls and seemingly pose a threat to the political establishment.
Come the 2016 primaries, however, Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton will likely be at the top of the pack.
The oligarchy that has controlled American politics for generations is still firmly in control despite the illusion of change. In no way do Trump or Sanders threaten this control despite the corporate media’s fascination with them and polls that appear to show them gaining favor among potential voters.
US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in northern Syria
Turkey and the United States have agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the Islamic State group from a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border — a plan that opens the possibility of a safe haven for tens of thousands of displaced Syrians but one that also sets up a potential conflict with U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces in the area.
21 killed in gun battle at wedding in northern Afghanistan
A gun battle between supporters of two rival warlords killed 21 people at a wedding party in Afghanistan’s northern Baghlan province, police said Monday.
Ice Cream Shop Serves Abortion-Inspired Flavor For Planned Parenthood Fundraiser
A pro-abortion ice cream shop in Oregon whipped up a special flavor for its recent Planned Parenthood fundraiser.
What’s the Scoop? in Portland is evidently unfazed by the recent sting videos showing Planned Parenthood administrators apparently profiting off the sale of aborted fetal organs.
Boy Scouts of America end total ban on gay adults
The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.
Chinese stocks destroy $39.8B in U.S. wealth
The Chinese stock implosion is starting to get serious. It's costing U.S. investors real money.
The 144 China-based stocks with primary listings on major U.S. exchanges have erased nearly $40 billion in paper wealth since the Shanghai Composite index peaked on June 12. It's an enormous destruction of wealth that in effects wipes out the market value of a company the size of cruise ship operator Carnival.
North Korea would 'leave no Americans alive' in another war, Kim Jong-un says
North Korea would "leave no Americans alive" should the two countries again meet on the battlefield, the hermit country's leader, Kim Jong-un, threatened on Monday.
27 Jul 15
Hakone volcano erupts on small scale
Ōwaku Valley, a part of Mount Hakone with high volcanic activity, has been showing more signs of an impending eruption recently.
EU Commission says Greek bailout talks have started
The European Commission said on Monday that talks between Greece and its creditor institutions on a third bailout had begun in Athens after a delay of a few days.
Chile volcano has rare eruptions; more expected
The Cabulco volcano in southern Chile has erupted twice in the last 24 hours after being dormant for decades. And there may be more action on the way.
Volcanic ash forces airport closures in Colombia
Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupted in an ash cloud on Sunday, prompting authorities to temporarily close two airports in the area.
Home > Technology Eruptions of Ash at 5 Volcanoes Shroud Skies in Indonesia
Eruptions of ash at five volcanoes shrouded the skies over parts of the Indonesian archipelago Wednesday, forcing three airports to close.
Architectural Plans for Third Temple Have Begun
The Temple Institute has released a modern three-dimensional architectural rendition of the future Third Holy Temple, utilizing the latest building material and techniques. The vivid, three-minute video walks viewers through the main sanctuary, showcasing decades of research and tens of innovative Halakhic (Jewish law) solutions to various perplexing issues that were resolved to create fully functional, ready-to-use plans.
While staying true to the Halakhic requirements and dimensions, the project also adds some clear modern twists.
‘Jewish Holy Temples Never Existed’ Says Israeli Arab MK
On the anniversary of the destruction of the two Jewish Holy Temples in Jerusalem, Tisha B’Av, an Israeli Arab lawmaker insisted in a radio interview that neither ever existed.
Freedom of Speech? 2nd Jew Arrested for Calling Mohammed a Pig
Jerusalem district police arrested a Jewish youth on Monday for his "crime" recorded on video the day before, when he said while leaving the Temple Mount that "Mohammed is a pig," in reference to the founder of Islam.
Magnitude 6.9 Strikes off Alaska Coast
A strong 6.9 magnitude quake hit off the coast of western Alaska...
Yehuda Glick Vows: We Won't be Scared off the Temple Mount
Veteran Temple Mount activist calls on 'all Jews, all non-Muslims' to defy Islamist violence by visiting holiest site in Judaism.
European shares slide taking cues from Asia
European stocks and major commodity prices fell hard on Monday as concerns over China dominated financial markets in the wake of the biggest drop in Shanghai shares in eight years.
Chinese shares tumble 8.5 percent in biggest one-day drop since 2007
Chinese shares tumbled more than 8 percent on Monday as an unprecedented government rescue plan to prop up valuations abruptly ran out of steam, throwing the viability of Beijing's efforts to stave off a deeper crash into doubt.
GROWING CHANCE OF FLARES
Solar activity is low, but the quiet could soon be interrupted by an M-class solar flare. Fast-growing sunspot AR2390 has an unstable 'beta-gamma' magnetic field that harbors energy for moderately strong explosions. Any such flare on July 27th will likely be geoeffective because the sunspot is directly facing Earth.
IDF calls up thousands of reservists in massive three-day drill
The IDF General Staff launched a large-scale three-day drill on Monday, testing the military's ability to rapidly transition itself from routine activities to an emergency war footing.
In the course of the drill, hundreds of thousands of IDF reservists will receive mock telephone messages asking them to confirm that the call-up system works, and thousands of reservists will be physically called up to bases at short notice.
Al-Shabab suicide truck bomb hits main Somali hotel, kills 9
A suicide bomber rammed a truck rigged with explosives into the blast walls around one of Mogadishu's most secure hotels, severely damaging the building and killing nine people including a Kenyan diplomat and a Chinese embassy guard, Somalian and Chinese officials said.
Gold's Two Stories: Paper Markets Collapse... While The Retail Public Buys At A Record Pace
The paper market is telling one story. But the actual physical bullion market is telling quite another.
The U.S. Mint has sold over 100,000 ounces of American Eagle gold coins so far in July. That’s the highest monthly demand volume registered since April 2013.
Oklahoma Takes A Hard Look At What Police Seize — And How It's Spent
In Oklahoma, some people in charge of enforcing the law seem to be skirting it. State audits have found people in district attorney offices have used seized money and property to live rent-free and pay off student loans.
A Supreme Blunder: The Bad, The Good, The Ugly
On June 26, 2015 everything changed…
It was on that day that five unelected Justices, redefined what marriage is.
Last week I attended the Alliance Defending Freedom Pastors Conference in California, where I was blessed to have heard some of the sharpest Christian lawyers give us the new lay of the “legal land.”
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits near Tonga: USGS
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck near the South Pacific Island nation of Tonga on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
26 Jul 15
Strong quake hits off Indonesia, but no tsunami warning
The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.0 quake that hit Sunday afternoon was centred 93 kilometres (58 miles) south of the East Java province town of Krajan Tambakrejo, at a depth of 59 kilometres (37 miles).
Group To Unveil Satan Statue In Detroit During ‘Largest Public Satanic Ceremony In History’
A group is planning to unveil an 8-foot-tall bronze statue featuring a goat-headed Satan in Detroit during a gathering that’s being billed as the “largest public satanic ceremony in history.”
...Saturday’s private event will be open only to people with tickets...“The Unveiling” ...prepare for “a night of chaos, noise, and debauchery… Come dance with the Devil and experience history in the making.”
Europe braces itself for a revolutionary Leftist backlash after Greece
A pre-revolutionary fervour is sweeping Europe. “The atmosphere is a little similar to the time after 1968 in Europe. I can feel, maybe not a revolutionary mood, but something like widespread impatience”.
These were the words of European council president Donald Tusk, 48 hours after Greece’s paymasters imposed the most punishing bail-out measures ever forced on a debtor nation in the eurozone’s 15-year history.
Military exercise Black Dart to tackle nightmare drone scenario
...Black Dart, a two-week test of tactics and technologies to combat hostile drones that begins Monday on the Point Mugu range at Naval Base Ventura County in California.
The military categorizes Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) by size and capability, from Group 5 drones that weigh more than 1,320 pounds and can fly above 18,000 feet like the Reaper, down to Group 1, mini- and micro-drones less than 20 pounds that fly lower than 1,200 feet.