21 Jan 2018

We Don’t Care About Anti-Semitism in This Office,’ Senate Aide Allegedly Says
Cornett responded, “We don’t care about anti-Semitism in this office. We care about transgenders, we care about blacks we care about Hispanics, we care about gays, we care about lesbians, we care about the disabled. We don’t care about anti-Semitism in this office.”

Turkey Launches Major Campaign Against Kurdish Fighters in Northern Syria
Turkey launched a military operation in northern Syria over the weekend against the US-backed Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), in a move that is likely to cause further strain in Istanbul’s relationship with Washington, DC.

On eve of Pence visit, Netanyahu says ‘no substitute’ for US leadership in region
There is no substitute to US mediation in the diplomatic process, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday…hours before US Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to arrive for a two day visit. In an apparent reference to the Palestinian Authority’s decision to boycott Pence, Netanyahu said that “those who truly aspire to these goals [regional stability] know that there is no substitute for US leadership.”

Jordan’s king says east Jerusalem must be capital of Palestinian state
In remarks during talks with US Vice Mike Pence in Amman, the king said the only solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was a two-state one. “The US decision on Jerusalem …does not come as a result of a comprehensive settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict,” the monarch told Pence at the start of the talks in the royal palace.

Nasrallah warns Israel against continued construction of border wall
Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah has warned Israel against continued construction of a wall along its border with Lebanon… “After liberating the Lebanese occupied territories from the Zionist enemy in 2000…the Lebanese government informed the UNIFIL about its rejection for any Israeli measure in this concern,” Nasrallah was quoted by Hezbollah website al-Manar as saying.

Turkish forces push into Syria as Kurds fight back
Turkish ground forces pushed into northern Syria’s Afrin province on Sunday, the army said, after Turkey launched artillery and air strikes on a US-backed Kurdish militia it aims to sweep from its border. The Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia, supported by the United States but seen as a terrorist organization by Turkey, said it had repulsed the Turkish forces and their allies after fierce clashes.

Kabul: Gunman shot Intercontinental Hotel diners – eyewitness
An eyewitness has told the BBC of the terrifying moment gunmen burst into Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel restaurant on Saturday. The man, who is not being named for security reasons, said he was spared after saying he was an Afghan. “Where are the foreigners?” they shouted. At least six civilians were killed in the 12-hour siege, officials said.

Syria: Turkey says ground troops moved in on Afrin
Turkish ground troops have crossed into northern Syria as part of Ankara’s campaign to rid the border area of Kurdish fighters, Turkey’s PM says. Binali Yildirim said the aim was to establish a 30km (19-mile) “safe zone” deep inside Syria, Turkish reports say. Turkey launched its operation against Kurdish YPG militia in the Afrin region with air strikes on Saturday.

Earthquake Swarm in U.S. City Has Lasted 7 Days Straight—What’s Going On?
In the past month, parts of Reno, Nevada, have experienced a total of 274 known earthquakes. But if you’re surprised you haven’t heard about them by now, consider that the vast majority of those have been truly tiny tremors—just five of those quakes have been stronger than a magnitude 2.0, which means they’ve mostly been too gentle to feel.

Calif. Dems Propose Amendment to Seize Half of Businesses’ Tax Reform Savings
Democrats in California have proposed an amendment to take half of the tax savings businesses in their state get from the recently-passed federal tax cuts.

63 GOP Lawmakers Petition Chairman Nunes to Release Classified and Explosive FISA Memo #ReleaseTheMemo
IT’S OFFICIAL…. GOP lawmakers today petitioned Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes to release the classified and explosive FISA memo.

LONDON: Muslim Enclave Votes to Ban Trump
A London borough – which has the highest percentage of Muslims in the UK – has voted to ban U.S. President Donald J. Trump for the area, declaring him a “bigot”. The council has been at the centre of serious corruption scandals, including the removal of an Islamist mayor who was found guilty of bribing Muslim groups and wielding “undue spiritual influence” on Muslim voters.

Shocking: House Intel Committee Releases 165 Page Simpson FISA Testimony-Is Obama Going to Jail?
Simpson’s testimony about illegal FISA issued spy warrants on Candidate Trmp and his staff should send Deep State servants to prison including Obama.

Atheists Are Throwing a Fit Over Trump’s “Secret” Bible Study
Over the summer the White House began holding a Bible study for President Donald trump’s cabinet sponsored by Vice President Mike Pence. No big deal, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, this study wound up piquing the attention of the secularists at the Freedom From Religion Foundation, which began hounding the Trump administration for additional information on these otherwise totally innocuous Bible study sessions.

Illegal Aliens Are Quietly Being Redistributed Across United States on Private Flights
Illegal aliens are quietly being redistributed across the country on private flights paid for by US taxpayers. The illegal aliens were seen boarding planes this past week in Harlington, Texas and Tucson, Arizona.

Can you hear me now?: NSA can find & track people with ‘voice-matching technology’
Declassified documents reveal the National Security Agency has been using secret “speaker recognition” technology to identify people by their unique “voiceprint” for more than a decade.

Socialism: Venezuelans Scavenging, Then Selling Garbage for Survival
Venezuelans are increasingly buying and selling items of garbage as a means of survival as the country’s economic and humanitarian crisis continues to deepen.

Rene Boucher charged with felony assault against Bowling Green neighbor Sen. Rand Paul
Rene Boucher, the 58-year-old Bowling Green man accused of attacking U.S. Sen. Rand Paul at his home in November, has been charged with assaulting a member of congress resulting in personal injury.

NSA deleted surveillance data it pledged to preserve
The National Security Agency destroyed surveillance data it pledged to preserve in connection with pending lawsuits and apparently never took some of the steps it told a federal court it had taken to make sure the information wasn’t destroyed, according to recent court filings.