17 Aug 16
U.S. alarm: 'Unprecedented demonic outpouring'
'I believe God is done with our once-great country'
North Korea says it has resumed plutonium production: Kyodo
North Korea says it has resumed plutonium production by reprocessing spent fuel rods and has no plans to stop nuclear tests as long as perceived U.S. threats remain, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported on Wednesday.
North Korea's Atomic Energy Institute, which has jurisdiction over its main Yongbyon nuclear facilities, also told Kyodo it had been producing highly enriched uranium necessary for nuclear arms and power "as scheduled".
King David’s Descendants Are Ready to Rebuild Davidic Kingdom in Jerusalem
It might come as a shock to many to learn that hundreds of descendants of King David are alive today, with verifiable family trees dating back 90 generations, and that the royal Davidic dynasty could potentially be established today in Israel. The research is facilitated by the fact that a number of European monarchs throughout history have gone to great lengths to prove family ties to the Davidic Dynasty, and a solid ancestry has been established.
Radio Station Announces Arrival of Messiah in Jerusalem
On Saturday night, a broadcast radio station from Jerusalem interrupted its regular programming for a special newsflash: the Messiah had arrived.
The announcement took place from the Western Wall of Jerusalem, where thousands were gathered to mark the ending of the somber day of Tisha B’Av, a holiday of mourning which commemorates the destruction of both Jewish Temples.
US-backed forces give hundreds of ISIS fighters safe passage
Several hundred vehicles containing 100 to 200 Islamic State fighters were given safe passage by US-based forces, out of the northern Syrian city of Manbij, after surrendering their weapons, according to defense officials. US Army Col. Carver, a spokesman for the US-led coalition fighters, told Pentagon reporters the decision to let Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) convoys leave the city was made by commanders of the Syrian Democratic Force.
Global central banks dump U.S. debt at record pace
In the first six months of this year, foreign central banks sold a net $192 billion of U.S. Treasury bonds, more than double the pace in the same period last year, when they sold $83 billion.
China, Japan, France, Brazil and Colombia led the pack of countries dumping U.S. debt.
California wildfire: 80,000 evacuated east of Los Angeles
A rapidly moving wildfire has forced the evacuation of some 82,000 people in San Bernardino County, just east of Los Angeles, officials say.
The blaze broke out on Tuesday in a mountain pass and has already engulfed about 15,000 acres (6,070 ha) of land.
Tens of thousands of homes are at risk from the so-called Bluecut fire. A state of emergency has been declared.
DC National Cathedral still being repaired after 2011 earthquake
Believe it or not, there are some major landmarks in the Nation's capital that are still recovering from the magnitude 5.8 Earthquake that surprised our region back in 2011. Including the National Cathedral that experienced extensive damage. The building is structurally sound but significant work is still needed to ensure the damage doesn't get worse.
Migrant crisis: Greek islands see rising numbers in camps
Save the Children says the number of migrants arriving in the Greek islands has nearly doubled in recent weeks, putting pressure on overcrowded camps.
So far in August 1,367 arrivals have been reported in Greece compared with 1,721 in the entire month of May.
The charity says the increase is partly down to insecurity since the failed coup in Turkey last month.
Turkey coup: Release for 38,000 prisoners jailed before coup
Turkey is to release conditionally 38,000 prisoners jailed before last month's failed coup, while its jails are crowded with new detainees.
Some 23,000 people have been detained or arrested since the July coup, although the government has not said its move is to free up space for them.
The justice minister said those who had served half their sentence, rather than two-thirds, would be eligible.
All Clinton Emails The FBI Recovered Will Be Made Public Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/08/16/all-clinton-emails-the-fbi-recovered-will-be-ma
All the emails then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sent or received that the FBI uncovered will be released by the Department of State, a conservative non-profit government watchdog group announced Tuesday.
Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Ridgemark, Calif.
According to the USGS, the epicenter was 10 miles from Hollister, Calif., 17 miles from Salinas, Calif., and 18 miles from Soledad, Calif. In the last 10 days, there have been three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.
‘Gush Etzion settlement bloc to grow to half-a-million people’
A half-a-million people will live in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc within the next decade, Construction and Housing Minister Yoav Galant estimated as he visited the region on Tuesday.
He made the statement during a conversation he had with Efrat Local Council head Oded Revivi, whose settlement of over 8,000 people is in the midst of building 1,100 new homes.
Britain's 'most hated man' Anjem Choudary convicted of supporting terrorists
Anjem Choudary, labeled as Britain's "most hated man," has been convicted of supporting terrorism.
The 49-year-old Muslim cleric was found guilty by a jury of inviting support for a banned organization after swearing an oath of allegiance to the Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL.
Obama Wants A Third Term And This Is How He Could Make It Happen
Yes, we are all well aware the Constitution limits the Presidency to two consecutive four-year terms of office. Then again, if you weigh the track record of the Obama administration, the Constitution is nothing more than a challenge that he bypasses and circumvents with every given opportunity. Small wonder that he may very well do the same thing with the upcoming presidential elections. Already a sham, the presidential elections are actually a vehicle he can use to grab that “Third Term” for himself.
Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano erupts 4 times in under 24 hours
Mexico's National Center for Disaster Prevention said the Popocatépetl volcano has erupted multiple times, spewing ash and burning rocks into the air.
The disaster prevention center, or CENAPRED, Monday afternoon said Popocatépetl erupted four times in the previous 24 hours, had 73 volcanic plumes and had two volcano tectonic earthquakes -- measuring in magnitudes 1.2 and 1.6, respectively.
Navajo Nation sues EPA over metal sludge from Colorado mine spill
The Navajo Nation sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, one year after 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater spilled into three states from an abandoned Colorado gold mine.
In a court filing, the Navajo tribe alleged the EPA and other parties "recklessly" burrowed into the Gold King Mine in 2015, releasing waste into water upstream from the tribe's land.
Palestinians: 1 dead, dozens injured in clash with Israelis
A Palestinian teen died Tuesday during clashes with Israeli troops near the West Bank city of Hebron, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
The ministry identified the deceased as refugee camp resident Mohammed Abu Hashhash, 17.
Self-Segregation? LGBTQQIAA Students In Atlanta To Get Their Own Private School
In Atlanta, LGBTQQIAA students are getting their own little "safe space" in a new school called Pride School Atlanta. As noted by the Daily Caller, the school is run by Executive Director, Christian Zsilavetz who used to be a "heterosexual cisgender woman" but is now a "queer-identified transman" with a wife and 2 kids, 1 of which is "gender fluid." A lot of parents have historically tended to rely on educational resumes in selecting teachers for their children but we guess this is useful information as well.
16 Aug 16
Cops: College Student Caught Chewing on Victim's Face
Deputies say they arrived at the scene of a fatal stabbing Monday in Florida to find a 19-year-old college student "grunting and growling" and biting off pieces of one of the victims' faces, the Miami New Times reports.
US Group Says Nukes At Incirlik Air Base At Risk of Seizure by Turkey Government
A Washington DC think tank has warned in a new report that American nuclear weapons stored at the Incirlik air base in southeastern Turkey are at risk of being seized by the Ankara government.
Russia uses Iran as base to bomb Syrian militants for first time
Russia used Iran as a base from which to launch air strikes against Syrian militants for the first time on Tuesday, widening its air campaign in Syria and deepening its involvement in the Middle East.
Hack-proof? China launches world’s 1st quantum communications satellite
The world’s first quantum communications satellite has been launched into orbit aboard a Long March-2D rocket. The main task of the Chinese satellite is to potentially secure communications in an age of cyberattacks and global electronic surveillance.
Refugees would support dictatorship in Germany, share values with AfD & Pegida – poll
Many refugees welcome a strong leader governing Germany through force, when necessary, while their values might be closer to those of the anti-migrant far-right groups than many would believe, a local poll claims.
House Republicans Say Hillary Lied, Make Case for Perjury Charge
House Republicans are continuing to push for legal action to be taken against Hillary Clinton, laying out a four-point case for the Department of Justice to charge her with perjury.
Leaked Soros Memo: Refugee Crisis ‘New Normal,’ Gives ‘New Opportunities’ For Global Influence
left-wing financier George Soros’s Open Society Foundations argues that Europe’s refugee crisis should be accepted as a “new normal,” and that the refugee crisis means “new opportunities” for Soros’ organization to influence immigration policies on a global scale.
3.5-magnitude earthquake started on San Andreas Fault
An earthquake shook the Coachella Valley just after 2 p.m. Monday, registering a 3.5 on the Richter scale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The epicenter of the quake was 10 kilometers northeast of Cabazon, along the San Andreas Fault.
U.S. lobbies China again on missile defense system
A decision by the United States and South Korea to deploy an advanced anti-missile defense system is aimed at defending against North Korea's missile threat and does not threaten China, a senior U.S. officer said in Beijing on Tuesday.
The United States has repeatedly tried to rebuff anger from China about Seoul's move to host a Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) unit with the U.S. military.
Hacked Soros e-mails reveal plans to fight Israel's 'racist' policies
Hacked emails show that the Open Society Foundations, led by George Soros, has as an objective “challenging Israel’s racist and anti-democratic policies” in international forums, in part by questioning Israel’s reputation as a democracy.
The documents are available on a website, reportedly backed by Russia, that uses anti-Semitic stereotypes to attack Soros.
Guantanamo Bay: US in largest detainee transfer under Obama
The US says it has sent 15 Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United Arab Emirates - the largest single transfer during President Barack Obama's administration.
The Pentagon says the transfer of 12 Yemeni nationals and three Afghans brings the total number of prisoners down to 61 at the US facility in Cuba.
The released inmates had been held without charge, some for over 14 years.