1 May 2018

UN Official Warns: Migrant Crisis 2.0 Might Come From Africa
If you [the Europeans] think you had a problem resulting from a nation of 20 million people like Syria because of destabilization and conflict resulting in migration, wait until the greater Sahel region of 500 million people is further destabilized. And this is where the European community and international community have got to wake up.”

Trump’s International Art of the Deal
Here’s how that works. First, Trump pressures the most intransigent and hostile side in the conflict. Second, he divests the United States from the conflict leaving the relevant parties to find a way to work it out. An instinctive negotiator, Trump’s realpolitik genius lay not in ideology, but in grasping the core negotiating strategy of the enemy and then negating it by taking away its reason not to make a deal.

Netanyahu: ‘Iran Lied Big Time,’ About Nuclear Program
In a speech delivered in English and broadcast during prime time in Israel on Monday night from the country’s Defense Ministry, he said that Israel had covertly obtained some 55,000 pages of documents and 55,000 files on CD showing that “Iran is brazenly lying when it says it never had a nuclear-weapons program. The files prove that.” The cache is full of “incriminating documents, incriminating charts, incriminating presentations, incriminating blueprints, incriminating photos, incriminating videos and more,” he said.

IAEA declines to directly address Netanyahu’s Iran accusations
The UN atomic watchdog declined on Tuesday to directly address Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s accusations that Iran was breaching its landmark nuclear deal with major powers.

Saudi crown prince said Palestinians should ‘shut up’ or make peace
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is reportedly fed up with the Palestinians. Bin Salman, heir to the desert kingdom’s thrown, said in a closed-door meeting that Palestinians should accept peace negotiations or “shut up and stop complaining,”

‘US knew info Netanyahu presented – we expected Iran to lie’
The Obama administration was aware that Iran had lied repeatedly about its nuclear weapons program, former US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro told Israeli media Tuesday morning, adding that the administration hoped the Iran nuclear deal would prevent Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons for at least a decade.

Palestinian forum convenes after 22 years, beset by division
A powerful but rarely convened assembly that calls itself the Palestinian “supreme authority” met for the first time in 22 years on Monday, with boycotts and rifts suggesting it will struggle to achieve its stated goal of unity. Islamist groups have boycotted it, and earlier on Monday Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh dismissed the session as a “clapping party” for Abbas.

Former defense minister: Israel’s northern home front unprepared for war
The north is unprepared for an escalation with Iran, should it occur, said MK Amir Peretz (Zionist Union), who served as minister of defense during the Second Lebanon War, on Tuesday. Israel’s main problem, he added, is Iran trying to “incite threats in Syrian territory.”

Abbas calls for children to be kept away from Gaza border fence
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called for children participating in protests near the Gaza Strip’s frontier with Israel to be kept away from the border fence between the two territories. In the last several weeks, especially on Fridays, protests have occurred in the border region between Gaza and Israel to support the return of Palestinian refugees to their former homes in Israel.

Afghan security forces ‘shrink sharply’ – US watchdog
The strength of the Afghan security forces has declined sharply over the past 12 months due to desertions and high casualty rates, a US government watchdog has said. The number of security forces personnel has fallen by about 10% to just under 300,000, according to a new report. The findings come a day after a wave of attacks killed nearly 40 people.

Cardinal Pell ordered to stand trial on sexual assault charges
Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will stand trial on historical sexual assault charges, a court has ruled. Cardinal Pell formally pleaded not guilty to the charges on Tuesday. He has consistently denied any wrongdoing. An Australian magistrate ruled on Tuesday that there was enough evidence for the case to proceed to a trial on some charges, but not on others.

Robot company Starship Technologies plans 1,000 delivery bots
A company which specialises in delivery robots plans to expand its operations from two campuses to twenty by 2019 with a fleet of a thousand. Starship Technologies is partnering with the Co-op in Milton Keynes to deliver groceries there. It follows trials with Just Eat to deliver takeaways in South London.

DOJ charges 11 possible caravan members with illegally entering the US
The Department of Justice on Monday filed complaints against 11 individuals believed to be members of the Central American migrant caravan, accusing them of illegally entering the United States. After a month-long journey by bus, train and on foot, about 100 migrants arrived at the San Ysidro port of entry on the US-Mexico border on Sunday evening, preparing to claim asylum.

Biblical BOMBSHELL as archaeologists ‘uncover ancient city of King David’
Historians believe they have uncovered a building some 30 miles from Jerusalem which is believed to have been part of the Biblical kingdom. Archaeologists are divided over whether or not Biblical figures such as King David and King Solomon ever existed. Professor Avraham Faust, co-head of the archaeological dig, said he believes this latest discovery further supports the case for the historical accuracy of the Bible.

The U.S. Just Borrowed $488 Billion, a Record High for the First Quarter
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he’s unconcerned about the bond market’s ability to absorb rising government debt after his department said it borrowed a record amount for the first quarter. “It’s a very large, robust market — it’s the most liquid market in the world, and there is a lot of supply,” he said in a Bloomberg TV interview on Monday. “But I think the market can easily handle it.”

Futurist Says Lab-Grown Babies in 20 to 40 Years
Straight out of Brave New World, a futurist says the world is moving toward lab-grown babies – and sex may soon be obsolete for procreation. Henry Greely, a futurist author and a Stanford University law professor, says future parents will pick their child from a catalog of “already artificially created embryos” using criteria such as intelligence, athleticism and perhaps even eye color.

Turkey for years was a moderate Middle East nation…But in the last few years, it’s taken a sharp turn toward full-blown Islamic Shariah law and persecution of non-Muslims. It just got worse, with a statement from a high government official that it wants all governments across Europe to criminalize “Islamophobia,” which would include any negative comment about the religion.

Insurgents start leaving south Damascus pocket, release hostages
Dozens of hostages held by militants in northern Syria reached army lines on Tuesday, launching a deal for insurgents to quit an enclave south of Damascus, state media and a monitor said. State news agency SANA said 42 people were freed in the first step of the agreement, arriving in government territory at a crossing near Aleppo city.

Sweden reveals why a “cashless” society may not be such a good idea after all
…Stefan Ingves, the current head of the Swedish central bank Riksbank, issued a statement warning the country that it could soon be faced with a situation where private sector banks have taken complete control over the national payment system.

UN Human Rights Commissioner Lashes Out Against Israel Again
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein accused Israel of using “excessive force” in dealing with Hamas-led demonstrations near and along the border fence in Gaza. “Every week, we witness instances of use of lethal force against unarmed demonstrators,” Zeid said last Friday. He claimed, without any first-hand knowledge of actual conditions on the ground, that many of the Palestinians killed while taking part in demonstrations as part of the so-called “Great March of Return” were “unarmed or not presenting an immininent threat.”

Obama Bros. Speechless After Netanyahu Exposes Iran Deal Lies
The vaunted “echo chamber” that President Barack Obama’s aide Ben Rhodes created to sell the Iran deal was quiet on Monday, in the aftermath of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s revelations of new intelligence proving that Iran had lied to the world about its nuclear weapons program.

Bill Gates Wants To Be God
Billionaire plans to launch satellites to spy on the world

Christian school banned by city and Supremes let it happen
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a case in which a Michigan township changed its zoning laws to prevent a Christian school from entering the community.

Hollywood Sex Cult Linked To Rothschilds, Clintons
….it’s notable that at least three high-ranking members of NXIVM, including Nancy Salzman and the Bronfman sisters, are members of the Clinton Global Initiative, which requires an annual $15,000 membership fee.

Iran Backing Out Of Obama’s Nuclear Deal
Iranian deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi appeared to signal Monday the country’s imminent withdrawal from the nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration in 2015.

Stunning finding reveals autism is highest in areas with the highest vaccination rates
…New research from the Canadian government has indirectly shown that in highly vaccinated populations, autism rates are noticeably higher. These shocking findings are sure to leave vaccine propagandists reeling while they try to somehow discredit the findings of a government agency.

Mystery Explosions at ‘Iranian Base’ in Syria Register As Earthquake
An Iranian military base and arms depot in northern Syria reportedly came under missile attack on Saturday night, triggering explosions so powerful they registered as a 2.6 magnitude earthquake.

UK’s New Immigration Chief a Pakistani Muslim
The son of Pakistani immigrants has been named the United Kingdom’s new home secretary after his predecessor resigned amidst allegations of seeking to increase deportations of illegal immigrants.

Satanists Declare War on Arkansas Ten Commandments
The Satanic Temple is threatening to sue the state of Arkansas over the installation of a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state capitol.

BBC Withdraws ‘Human Planet’ Series After Multiple Scenes Exposed as Fake
The BBC has withdrawn Human Planet from distribution after admitting that the series faked scenes of an Indonesian hunter harpooning a whale.

25-year old student discovers way to kill superbugs without antibiotics
The rise and proliferation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is becoming an increasingly prominent threat, not just here in the states but across the world. In light of this, the search for a means by which to fight these resistant bacteria without the use of antibiotic agents has become of utmost importance.