20 Jan 2018

Chinese Space Station Set to Plunge to Earth
No one is sure exactly where a Chinese space station will come crashing back to Earth in the next few months. (VIDEO)

Earthquake Off Coast of Mexico Measured 6.3 and Struck Near Popular Tourist Town
A magnitude-6.3 earthquake struck the Gulf of California Friday morning. No immediate damage was reported, according to the Associated Press. The earthquake struck the waters between Baja California Sur and Sonora, Mexico, about 48 miles off the coast of Loreto, Mexico, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Macron says ‘special’ UK deal possible
French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested the UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit. But he warned that Britain would not have full access to the single market without accepting its rules. Speaking to Andrew Marr, he warned – as Brussels has already done – that the UK could not “cherry-pick” the elements it liked.

Colombia says 550,000 Venezuelans have fled to the country
Colombia says the number of Venezuelans fleeing a severe economic crisis to live in Colombia has increased by 62% in the last six months. Migration officials say more than 550,000 Venezuelans are now living in Colombia, mostly illegally. The influx is putting pressure on the government especially in border areas to provide the migrants with food, shelter and medical care.

US shutdown begins as Senate fails to pass new budget
The US government has begun shutting down many of its services after the Senate failed to agree on a new budget. A bill to fund the federal government until 16 February did not receive the required 60 votes amid a bitter dispute over immigration and border security. It is the first shutdown ever to happen while the same party, the Republicans, controls Congress and the White House.

Facebook to use surveys to boost ‘trustworthy’ news
Facebook has announced it will prioritise news sources deemed to be more trustworthy on its News Feed. The firm said the social network community will determine which outlets are reliable via the use of user surveys. Founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said news content will soon make up around 4% of what appeared in people’s News Feeds – down from 5% before.

Russian spy ship spotted off US coast a year ago returns to region
The Russian spy ship first spotted near American waters last year is making its way back in the direction of the U.S., Fox News confirmed on Thursday. The Victor Leonov is still in the Caribbean, according to officials, but heading north off the coast of Florida, home to a U.S. Navy base located in North Florida, east of Jacksonville. The ship could be off the Florida coast by Friday if the ship maintains present course and speed, according to officials.

China accuses U.S. warship of violating its sovereignty
China’s foreign ministry has accused a U.S. warship of entering its territorial waters without permission and said it would take “necessary measures” to ensure its sovereignty is protected. On the evening of Jan. 17, the missile destroyer USS Hopper came within 12 nautical miles of Huangyan Island in the South China Sea, the ministry said on its website on Saturday.

U.S. health agency revokes Obama-era Planned Parenthood protection
U.S. health officials said on Friday they were revoking legal guidance issued by the Obama administration that had sought to discourage states from trying to defund organizations that provide abortion services, such as Planned Parenthood. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials also said the department was issuing a new regulation aimed at protecting healthcare workers’ civil rights based on religious and conscience objections.

Breaking down stereotypes, Jewish day school to host drag queen Shabbat ceremony 
….The school, together with local Jewish organizations, is hosting a Jewish version of Drag Queen Story Hour, a national program in which drag entertainers read stories to children. The goal of the program, launched in San Francisco in 2015, is to give kids “glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.”

Tiny earthquakes: Almost 250 of them shake Reno, Nev., in past week
Reno’s southern neighborhoods have been shaking, ever so gently, for seven days now.

U.S. to convert existing Jerusalem facility into embassy for 2019 opening
The Trump administration plans to retrofit an existing facility in Jerusalem into an embassy with the goal of moving its staff there from Tel Aviv in 2019, US officials said on Thursday.

Video, Transcript: While Left Marches To Abort, Trump Attends March For Life
President Donald Trump speaks at the March For Life anti-abortion rally in Washington D.C. where over 100,000 are expected to be in attendance. Trump will be the first president to attend the march in 45 years. Meanwhile, the left is holding another women’s march, which focuses on abortion rights among other issues.

Democrats Insist on DACA Amnesty
Democrats’ insistence on an immediate immigration amnesty for potentially millions of young illegal aliens may shut down the federal government at midnight tonight for the first time in the Trump era.

Why Would the NASB Bible Translation Use the Word ‘Palestine’?
The New American Standard Bible (NASB) s one of the most widely used modern translations of the Bible, and there is not the slightest hint that the translation is anti-Israel, let alone anti-Semitic. So, my question comes by way of interest and curiosity, not by way of indictment or accusation. Why would this fine translation introduce the word ‘Palestine’ in its section headings?

Judicial Watch Releases “NEW Smoking Gun” Proof Hillary Clinton Mishandled Classified Information (VIDEO)
Described as a “new smoking gun,” conservative watchdog Judicial Watch released 78 pages  of U.S. State Department Friday that detail new proof Hillary Clinton mishandled classified information.

Can’t Make It Up=> Hijab-Wearing Model Stars in L’Oreal Hair Campaign (VIDEO)
Progressive elites are celebrating the hijab-wearing model in the new L’Oreal hair ads.

State demands preachers get permission to speak
Two street preachers are targeted, confronted and eventually arrested by transit officers who insist that they stop talking about their Christian beliefs without getting the agency’s permission first, and the courts say that’s all right.

U.S. withholds additional $45 million from terror-linked U.N. agency
Days after announcing it was withholding $65 million from a U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees, the United States announced it will not provide a separate $45 million it had pledged to the agency, according to the State Department.

Snowden: Trump Must Veto Reauthorized NSA Spying Powers In Light Of FISA Memo 
Donald Trump must veto reauthorized NSA spying powers which passed both the House and the Senate yesterday without a single reform, in light of an exploseive four-page memo said to detail sweeping FISA Abuses by the FBI, DOJ and the Obama Administration during and after the 2016 presidential election, says former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Islamic Malaysia says its army is on standby waiting for the signal to invade Jerusalem and take it from the Jews
The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) are always ready for the signal and directives from the top leadership and head of state on the issue of Jerusalem.

CONFIRMED: Obama DOJ Used Information From Dossier Author Christopher Steele To Spy On Trump Campaign Official
According to a new report, the Obama Justice Department relied on information obtained by former British spy, Christopher Steele, to spy on Trump campaign aide, Carter Page, during the final days of the 2016 presidential election.

Pope Accuses Child Sex Abuse Victims of Slander
Pope Francis defended a bishop accused of covering up pedophilia during a visit to Chile by labeling sex abuse victims as slanderous.