Turkey-Allied Jihadists Slaughtering Christians, Yazidis in Syria’s Besieged Afrin
Turkey-linked jihadists from the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and al-Qaeda are taking advantage of the Ankara offensive in the besieged Afrin region in northwestern Syria to slaughter Christians and Yazidis, caution several activists. The warnings come as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced over the weekend that his allied forces conquered the center of the Kurdish-held city of Afrin.
Sweden Unveils Plans For ‘Total Societal Mobilization’ Against Russia
In yet another sign of what Russia expert Stephen Cohen has described as the escalating New Cold War, non-NATO aligned Sweden is initiating detailed plans to ready itself for total societal mobilization in response to military attack from a major external power. As Aaron Mehta points out in his exclusive for Defense News entitled Fortress Sweden: Inside the plan to mobilize Swedish society against Russia, that major external power is none other than Russia, whose heavily militarized port of Kaliningrad lies a little over 220 miles across the ocean from Sweden.
Trump: Sanctuary State Places ‘Innocent Americans at the Mercy of Hardened Criminals’
“This is actually a mass murder happening in the United States by illegal aliens killing American citizens,” Mendoza, who lives in Arizona, said Monday in a meeting that included Cabinet officials, members of Congress, and state and local law enforcement officials. “Over 63,000 Americans have been killed since 9/11 by illegal aliens,” Mendoza continued.
Russian warplane bombs refugee camp in Syria’s Idlib – media
…the Russian air force Su-24 bomber made two attacks on the refugee camp in the village of Khas in the south of Idlib. White Helmets, the Syrian humanitarian organization, noted that the bombs hit the camp in the night hours.
Report: N. Korean, S. Korean and US delegates had ‘constructive’ meeting
“(The meeting) explored approaches to building confidence and [reducing] tensions in Korean peninsula… The participants had a constructive exchange of views in a positive atmosphere,” foreign ministry Director General Kimmo Lahdevirta told reporters, declining to comment on the agenda.
Polish PM’s father: Jews gladly moved to ghettos to get away from Poles
A former Polish politician who is the father of the country’s prime minister said that Jews during the Holocaust moved to ghettos of their own accord to get away from non-Jewish Poles. Kornel Morawiecki, a former senator whose son, Mateusz, became prime minister last year, made the remark in an interview published Tuesday by the online magazine Kulturą Liberalną.
The story behind Africa’s free trade dream
The European Union and its free trade agreement took decades to establish. Africa is now hoping it can achieve the same in a fraction of the time. But with Nigeria pulling out, questions are being raised over just how achievable it really is. The vision is a free trade deal encompassing 1.2 billion people stretching from Cape Town to Cairo.
Syria war: Dozens killed as rockets hit Damascus market
At least 35 civilians have been killed in a rocket attack on a busy market in a government-held district of Syria’s capital Damascus, state media report. Rebels in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region fired the rockets at Kashkoul, police told the Sana news agency. Six other civilians were injured in a separate attack to the west, they said.
Rogue TOXIC space station could crash into Earth NEXT WEEK
China’s first prototype station Tiangong-1 will come crashing back to the planet between March 30 and April 6. And space boffins have revealed it has the highest chance of crashing into cities along a narrow strip around latitudes of 43 degrees north and south. This includes a number of highly populated cities including New York, Barcelona, Beijing, Chicago, Istanbul, Rome and Toronto.
There’s a New Cold War Brewing in Space
The commander-in-chief’s recent musings about forming a new military branch, a U.S. Space Force, revives a debate that began almost 20 years ago about whether the Pentagon’s space activities should be moved to a new command. “Space is a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air and sea,” President Donald Trump said…“We may even have a Space Force, develop another one. We have the Air Force, we’ll have the Space Force.”
EU to unveil plan to tax turnover of big U.S. tech firms
The European Commission will propose rules on Wednesday designed to make digital companies pay their fair share of tax and set to hit U.S. tech giants such as Google (GOOGL.O) and Facebook (FB.O). The Commission is expected to propose that companies with significant digital revenues in Europe pay a 3 percent tax on their turnover, according to a draft seen by Reuters last week.
Reviving Biblical Wedding Customs in Preparation for the Third Temple
Reuven Prager, who specializes in Biblically styled clothing, has a passion for restoring ancient Israelite customs. Twenty-five years years ago, Prager learned about four marriage customs described in the Talmud as having fallen out of practice after the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE and the squashed Bar Kochba revolt in 132 CE. Prager wanted to revive those customs in order to pave the way for the Third Temple, but he also had a vested personal interest.
Firing Tillerson Removed an Obstacle to Peace
As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was being fired on Tuesday, his central assumptions about the Palestinian conflict with Israel, which are shared by the entire Washington foreign policy establishment, literally blew up in Gaza.
Austin serial bomber dies in wee-hours confrontation after police trace him to motel
The suspected serial bomber who killed two people and terrorized Austin, Texas, for three harrowing weeks was killed in a dramatic confrontation with police overnight Wednesday, according to authorities. The suspect, identified by police early Wednesday as a 24-year old male, was killed near the motel he was traced to by authorities using surveillance footage from a Federal Express drop-off store and cell phone triangulation technology
Abbas to approve new measures against Hamas
Commentators see these steps as a deliberate move by Abbas to drag Hamas into a confrontation with Israel in order to block the “deal of the century”, the peace plan being formulated by the American administration and which the PA views as biased in favor of Israel.
Storms strike college, leave trail of damage across South
The storm threatened millions of people across the Deep South, prompting tornado warnings Monday in Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. The area around Jacksonville State University in Alabama was among the hardest hit and thousands of buildings and vehicles were battered by large hail after the night of violent weather.
House GOP Leaders Scalise, McCarthy Sign Letter Demanding Second Special Counsel to Investigate Obama’s FISA Abuse
At the end of February, Rep Lee Zeldin (R-NY) sent a letter to AWOL Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him appoint a Special Counsel to investigate FISA abuses and how/why Hillary’s probe ended and Trump’s Russia probe began.
Cardinal Says Vatican Is Surrendering to China’s Communist Government With Deal on Catholic Worship
The outspoken former bishop of Hong Kong has launched a fresh attack on a proposed agreement between the Vatican and China’s communist government.
Official Washington flocking to Doomsday Camps
A building network of backwoods doomsday camps around the country are pulling in members from affluent areas and even Washington national security officials as the threats grow from nuclear war, an EMP or virus attack.
Afrin: Turkey’s President Erdogan threatens to expand military offensive beyond Kurdish town
Turkey’s president has vowed to keep up the pressure against a US-backed Syrian Kurdish militia after his troops captured the Syrian town of Afrin, threatening to expand the military offensive into other Kurdish-held areas across northern Syria and even into neighbouring Iraq.
Mind Control: Samsung Site Wipes Your Memory So You Can Re-watch TV Shows
Samsung has launched a website promising to wipe your favorite TV series from your memory so you can watch it again seemingly for the first time. The creepy concept, known as Unspoil me, was apparently launched in January and is available through the company’s Swedish site.
Gov’t ‘Fusion Centers’ Spying on Patriots in all 50 States
Intimidation used against activist who sought information on mosque…Fusion centers were established a few years after the 9/11 attacks by the President George W. Bush administration and expanded under Barack Obama.
Abortion Clinic Caught Selling Box Of Aborted Babies From Car
A South Carolina abortion clinic has been caught on video illegally transporting and selling the bodies of aborted babies from a car to a waste management company.
Hundreds of lawsuits against Monsanto are moving forward
Hundreds of lawsuits against Monsanto for personal injury and wrongful death are moving forward, after scientific analysis was heard in court, detailing Roundup’s carcinogenicity.
War Is On The Horizon
Have Washington and its British vassal set a stage for testing whether Russia has the stomach for war?
China Begins Banning People With ‘Bad Social Credit’ From Trains And Planes
China has announced controversial new measure that will ‘ban’ citizens with ‘bad social credit’ from using public transport like trains and plane, placing a restriction on their travel.
Researchers show how a moth’s brain is smarter than artificial intelligence
Insects may be simple, and in terms of intellectual capability, they will never be able to match humans, but they do have brains. They can definitely learn, as moths do when getting acquainted with new scents. But did you know that even moths can be smarter than today’s standard level of artificial intelligence?
‘Significant damage’ in Alabama after storms hit Southeast
Severe storms smacked the Southeast Monday, bringing possible tornadoes, powerful winds and hailstones the size of baseballs. The damaging weather struck right before Tuesday, which is the first day of spring.