28 Dec 2017

New Trump Executive Order Targets Clinton-Linked Individuals, Lobbyists And Perhaps Uranium One
The Trump Administration quietly issued an Executive Order (EO) last Thursday which allows for the freezing of US-housed assets belonging to foreign individuals or entities deemed “serious human rights abusers,” along with government officials and executives of foreign corporations (current or former) found to have engaged in corruption – which includes the misappropriation of state assets, the expropriation of private assets for personal gain, and corruption related to government contracts or the extraction of natural resources. Furthermore, anyone in the United States who aids or participates in said corruption or human rights abuses by foreign parties is subject to frozen assets – along with any U.S. corporation who employs foreigners deemed to have engaged in corruption on behalf of the company.

When and Why the West Began to ‘Demonize’ Muhammad
Thus, writing around 650, John of Nikiu, Egypt, said that “Muslims”—the Copt is apparently the first non-Muslim to note that word—were not just “enemies of God” but adherents of “the detestable doctrine of the beast, that is, Mohammed.”[i] The oldest parchment that alludes to a warlike prophet was written in 634—a mere two years after Muhammad’s death. It has a man asking a learned Jewish scribe what he knows about “the prophet who has appeared among the Saracens.” The elderly man, “with much groaning,” responded: “He is deceiving.

EXCLUSIVE: Top Execs Continue To Flee Clinton-Linked Laureate Education
The most prestigious board member of Laureate Education has announced his departure from the firm, continuing a rapid exodus of top-level executives at the Clinton-connected company. Robert Zoellick, a former World Bank president, will leave the company at the end of December, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. His resignation follows on the heels of a number of unexpected departures since the company went public last February, as previously reported by TheDCNF. Those departures include the company’s founder and CEO, Douglas Becker, as well as its chief operating officer, chief legal officer, and its chief human resources officer. The departure of such high-level executives “is very unusual,”

Newt Gingrich: Get ready for the great political surprise of 2018
The great political surprise of 2018 will be the size of the Republican victory. After members of the elite media have spent two years savaging President Trump, lying about Republican legislation, and reassuring themselves that Republican defeat was inevitable, the size of the GOP victory in 2018 will be an enormous shock.

Erdogan: Assad is a terrorist
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad a “terrorist” and said it was impossible for Syrian peace efforts to continue with him, Reuters reported. Syria’s foreign ministry fired back, accusing Erdogan of himself supporting terrorist groups fighting Assad in Syria’s civil war.

Israeli agreement grants tacit recognition to ‘Palestine’
This is an agreement called the “Transboundary Cooperation Program in the Mediterranean Basin” and is aimed at financing projects costing tens of millions of euros for 14 non-EU countries in the Middle East, including Israel and the Palestinian Authority, which is also defined as a political entity.

Israeli cybersecurity whiz takes aim against hackers
“We bypass everything,” explained Sharon Nimirovski, head of White Hat cybersecurity firm in Tel Aviv. “We bypass every piece of security solution and design you’ve implemented. I’m saying that because we’re doing that today. And if we bypass you, the bad guys can do it too.”

US-led coalition accuses Syria of allowing ISIS to move with ‘impunity’
The US-led anti-ISIS coalition has accused the Syrian regime of allowing ISIS to move through its territory. The statement comes as the coalition continues to emphasize that the war against the extremists is not over in Syria. “They seem to be moving with impunity through regime-held territory…the regime is clearly either unwilling or unable to defeat Daesh within their borders,” British Army Major General Felix Gedney…said Wednesday…

Unicef says scale of attacks on children in conflicts is shocking
The UN children’s fund says the scale of attacks on children in the world’s conflict zones reached “shocking” levels in 2017. In a new report, Unicef said there was widespread and blatant disregard for international laws designed to protect the most vulnerable. Unicef director Manuel Fontaine said children were being targeted in their homes, schools and playgrounds.

Afghanistan suicide bomb attack: Dozens killed in Kabul
At least 41 people have been killed and more than 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul. A Shia cultural organisation was the target but the Afghan Voice news agency was also hit. So-called Islamic State said it was behind the attack. The interior ministry told the BBC an explosion at the Shia centre was followed by at least two more blasts.

Another Arctic blast poised to usher in 2018
Brutally cold weather will soon be refreshed as another bout of arctic air dives through the United States. The new frigid blast will make its way from the northern Plains to the eastern and southern U.S. Sunday into Monday. Although arctic air is expected to ease later in the week, any relief will be minimal and short lived.

Tired of Regional Critics, Venezuela Looks to Russia and China
Venezuela, which a decade ago aspired to be the axis of a new, left-leaning diplomatic and trade alliance in the Americas, is finding itself increasingly isolated in the hemisphere. Venezuela downgraded diplomatic relations with Canada and Brazil in recent days, after a war of words over the Venezuelan government’s decision last week to ban three influential opposition parties from running candidates in next year’s presidential election.

On Israeli border, Hezbollah, Syria demand rebel surrender
Syrian rebels pinned down in a strategic area where the Israeli and Lebanese borders meet with Syria were handed an ultimatum by the Syrian army and its Iranian-backed militia allies to either surrender or face certain military defeat… The Syrian army…financed and equipped by Iran…have been escalating a fierce assault against Sunni rebels in an enclave in the foothills of Mount Hermon, close to both the Israeli and Lebanese borders.

North Korean Defectors Show Signs Of Radiation Exposure
In yet another horrifying discovery, South Korean scientists have determined that at least four North Korean defectors have shown signs of radiation exposure…

Israeli officials: Japan offers to host peace summit with Netanyahu, Abbas and Kushner – Israel News
Israeli officials on Tuesday confirmed reports that Japan offered to host Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in a meeting that would include an American negotiation team headed by Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and senior adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump.

Obama Attacks Social Media Users ‘Leaders Must Ensure Internet Users Aren’t Cocooned With Their Own Biases’ (AUDIO)
Barack Hussein Obama just won’t go away. Obama told Britain’s Prince Harry in a BBC radio interview Wednesday there are major risks in having free thinking social media users. Obama hates free speech. We shouldn’t be surprised he’s attacking free thinking social media users.

Crooked Hillary Celebrates Ramadan More Than Christmas – Trump supporters Respond
…Hillary Clinton didn’t say a word on Christmas this year from her social media either. She did however, beg for donations to her organization ‘Onward Together’. What a truly despicable woman. Thank God she is not our president! President Trump and our lovely First Lady released a beautiful Christmas message to Americans this year. President Trump quoted Isaiah from the Bible, celebrated the birth of Christ and wished Americans a Merry Christmas. God bless America. Amen!

Canada PM Trudeau states Islam exemplifies ‘our shared beliefs’ in shockingly naive video
Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, sent a video message to the annual Reviving the Islamic Spirit convention held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (December 25-27) in Toronto.

Pakistan, Headed to UN Human Rights Council, Expands Crackdown on Online ‘Blasphemy’
Days before it takes up a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council – for its fourth term in the council’s 11-year history – Pakistan’s federal cabinet has approved a legal amendment designed to facilitate an ongoing crackdown on “blasphemy” on social media.

The Top 10 Most Evil U.N. Actions of 2017
Denied Venezuelan Hunger, Mugabe as Goodwill Ambassador, Putin the Victim, Rewarding Genocidal Syria:

Gallup Poll: Obama Takes Title of ‘Most Admired Man’ for 10th Year in a Row
Former President Barack Obama took the title of “most admired man” for the tenth consecutive year, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday.

Breaking: Obama Appointed Tech CEO To High-Power Military Position
Last year, the administration of then-President Barack Obama set up a Pentagon advisory board and placed the chairman of Google’s parent company at its helm. Roughly one year into President Donald Trump’s tenure, that man still remains at this coveted position.

Inspector General RIPS Obama DOJ For Improperly Handling Rampant Sexual Harassment, Groping
On Wednesday the Justice department ripped the Obama administration for improperly handling a rampant sexual harassment problem at the department.

Chinese Ships Spotted Illegally Selling Oil to North Korea by U.S. Spy Satellite
U.S. spy satellites have captured images of Chinese ships illegally selling oil to North Korea vessels on the West Sea 30 times in the past three months, according to a South Korean newspaper.