9 Jan 2018

Chilean authorities confirm crack opening in volcanic crater
The National Geology and Mining (Sernageomin) reported Sunday that in recent days there has been an increase in seismic energy volcanic complex Nevados de Chillán, in southern Chile, and opening a crack in the bottom of a new crater. Faced with this situation, Governor of Dims, Alvaro Miguieles, warned that “we are facing an active volcano and which have been updated evacuation plans against volcanic risk”.

51st Anniversary of First Scientific Attempt at Resurrecting the Dead
Since the process of thawing the body has yet to be developed and the cure for clinical death does not currently exist, cryonics is performed with the hope that resuscitation and restoration to full health may be possible sometime in the future. Implicit in this process is the belief that will only consider a person properly preserved if they can be revived with all of their memories intact with the understanding that long-term memory is stored in cell structures and molecules within the brain. Rabbi Doniel Katz, a Torah educator who lectures on consciousness, is skeptical of the attempts at cryonics and the reasoning behind it.

Herzog offers Saudis ‘special role’ on Temple Mount
“We need to implement an interim solution for the next ten years, and then talk about Jerusalem,” he said. “Here, Saudi Arabia has a big job. When we start talking about Jerusalem and holy places such as Al-Aqsa mosque, I think Saudi Arabia has an important job and responsibility…we need to give them a central role in this issue.”

Report: Saudi Arabia working with Israel against Iran
The Swiss newspaper Basler Zeitung on Monday morning reported that Israel and Saudi Arabia are working together to fight Iran’s expanding presence in the Middle East. According to the report, the two countries are cooperating significantly in the areas of military issues and security on strategic issues, despite the fact that they have no open diplomatic ties.

Hamas official shot in the head in Gaza
Senior Hamas official Imad al-Alami was shot to head and seriously injured in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. The circumstances behind the injury are still unclear. It is possible he tried to take his own life after being diagnosed with cancer a year ago, or that he was hurt in an assassination attempt. A third option is that his handgun accidentally discharged, hitting him.

North Korea urges guarantee of peace on Korean peninsula: South Korea
South Korea on Tuesday asked North Korea to halt hostile acts that raise tension on the Korean peninsula, in the first talks between the neighbors in two years, Seoul said in a statement.

Thank God we’re LEAVING! Macron and Merkel plot massive EU power-grab in latest revelation
France and Germany have long shared a strong partnership on European Union issues, with Chancellor Angela Merkel putting fellow leader Emmanuel Macron’s plans for EU reform at the centre of her coalition talks. French MEP Jean Arthuis claimed Ms Merkel could push for an even stronger alliance should she succeed in forming a majority government after leaving Germany without formal leadership for months.

CIA Director Seeks Stronger Counterintelligence Against Spies and Leakers
CIA counterintelligence efforts, however, remain limited by a lack of both qualified personnel and strategic vision needed to deal with a growing spy threat that today includes both cyber operations and influence activities, in addition to traditional spying by nations such as China and Russia. The foreign spying threat is increasing in both scale and sophistication, according to intelligence experts. As part of the reform, Pompeo is stepping up internal security at CIA in a bid to better identify leakers—employees who may be politically motivated to conduct more non-traditional digital-age crimes—such as exposing secrets in a bid to undermine American intelligence, or overall U.S. national security.

A Curious Thing Happened When Ontario Hiked Minimum Wages By Over 20%
Faced with a 21% hike in minimum wages starting January 1st, with hourly rates going to $14 from $11.60, owners of the two restaurants said they had no choice but to cut employee benefits and eliminate paid breaks to offset their higher costs. Per the Financial Post:

Mossad chief: We have eyes and ears in Iran
Mossad chief Yossi Cohen spoke out at a Ministry of Finance conference Tuesday morning regarding the recent protests in Iran, according to Kan Radio. He stated that “Israel has eyes and ears there, too,” and added that he would be “happy to see a social revolution in Iran.” Cohen then warned that “the Iranians are coasting into the Middle East undisturbed and with very large forces…in order to actualize the Iranian vision.”

Syrian army claims Israel struck targets near Damascus in overnight raids
The Israeli Air Force struck Syrian military positions east of Damascus in a series of overnight raids, the Syrian army said Tuesday. In a statement by Syrian state news agency SANA, Israel jets flying inside Lebanese airspace fired several missiles towards the al-Qutaifa area at around 2:40 in the morning on Tuesday causing damage near the military site.

Credit card debt hits new record, raising warning sign
Americans’ outstanding credit card debt hit a new record in November, highlighting a more confident U.S. consumer but also flashing a warning signal of potential trouble down the road. Revolving credit, mostly credit cards, increased by $11.2 billion to $1.023 trillion, the Federal Reserve said Monday. That nudged the figure past the $1.021 trillion highwater mark reached in April 2008, just before the housing and credit bubbles burst.

U.S. spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit: officials
A U.S. spy satellite that was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard a SpaceX rocket on Sunday failed to reach orbit and is assumed to be a total loss, two U.S. officials briefed on the mission said on Monday. The classified intelligence satellite, built by Northrop Grumman Corp, failed to separate from the second stage of the Falcon 9 rocket and is assumed to have broken up or plunged into the sea, said the two officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Philippines to protest to China over apparent airbase on manmade island
The Philippines will make a diplomatic protest to China, which the southeast Asian nation’s defense minister described as having reneged on a promise not to militarize artificial islands in the busy South China Sea waterway. The United States has criticized China’s build-up of military facilities on the artificial islands and is concerned they could be used to restrict free movement along the key trade route.

US Virgin Islands Gov. Renews Gun Order
U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp renewed a highly controversial executive order in January that allows the National Guard to seize arms from everyday civilians.

Guardian Writer: Clinton Made Satan Cool
A Guardian writer said that the Church of Satan “got cool” thanks to Chelsea Clinton and others’ media attention, proposing the religion as the “spiritual antidote to the Trump era.”

FOOTSTEPS OF WAR: Israeli government meets to discuss the growing Iranian presence on its northern border – how will this threat be dealt with?
Recent Cabinet meetings have dealt with the threat of Iran’s presence near the Syrian border.

Scandal: Oprah’s World Depopulation Scheme Dashes Presidential Hopes
Oprah Winfrey met in secret with George Soros and other billionaires to discuss a plan to depopulate the world. The 2009 meeting in Manhattan, organized by Bill Gates, was so discreet that the billionaires’ aides were told to treat it as a “security briefing,” and attendees also included the late David Rockefeller, Warren Buffett, Ted Turner and Michael Bloomberg, in addition to Oprah and Soros.

A North Korean BOMBSHELL: Kim Jong-un’s secret plot to TAKE OVER South Korea REVEALED
A POLITICAL expert on North Korea has revealed Kim Jong-un’s motive in accepting talks with South Korea is ultimately to invade and take over the bordering country.

BLACKLISTED: Israel publishes the FULL list of groups and organizations that will be refused entry into the Jewish State
Full list of organizations to be prevented entry into Israel published. Interior Minister: ‘These people slander the Land.’ The Israeli government has compiled a list anti-israel organizations backing the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement whose activists will not be allowed to enter Israel.

Arab Muslim states lead effort to recognize Jerusalem as ‘Palestinian Capital’
Arab states will push for international recognition of east Jerusalem as the Palestinian capital in response to President Donald Trump Dec. 6 decision to recognize the city as Israel’s capital, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said on Saturday.

Internet users in UK Parliament access porn 160 times a day
Around 160 requests a day were made in late 2017 to access pornography websites from computers within the Houses of Parliament, Britain’s Press Association reported Monday.

Earth’s Volcanoes Are Waking Up: DORMANT Papua New Guinea Volcano Erupts For First Time
Hundreds of people are fleeing the island of Kadovar after a violent volcano has erupted for the first time in history.  There have also been warnings that tsunamis could strike the island after the alarming eruption.

PM NETANYAHU DECLARES: The UNRWA agency for ‘Palestinian refugees’ exists only to destroy Israel – it must be eliminated 
Netanyahu added, “UNRWA is an organization that perpetuates the Palestinian refugee problem and also perpetuates the narrative of the so-called right of return in order to destroy the State of Israel.” “UNRWA needs to pass from the world,” Netanyahu said, “there is a UN commission for the treatment of the other refugees in the world. This absurdity must be stopped.”

Spanish Catholics Outraged After Gay-Themed Float Appears In Three Kings Parade
Madrid’s 2018 Three Kings Parade featured a gay themed float to encourage LGBT normalization on the eve of Epiphany, stirring outrage among the country’s Catholic faithful. The controversial float in Friday’s parade featured a female stripper, a female hip-hop artist, and a drag queen, according to Crux Now. The archdiocese of Madrid responded indirectly to the float, reminding Catholics that celebrations of Christmas and the Magi should center around praise of Jesus, not the promotion of personal ideologies.