9 May 2018

The Trump Land Mine
After the 2016 election, the so-called deep state was confident that it had the power easily to either stop, remove, or delegitimize the outlier Donald Trump and his presidency. But now the administrative state’s multifaceted efforts are starting to unwind, and perhaps even boomerang, on the perpetrators. Donald Trump proved to be a catalyst for much of the implosion of the deep state.

Soros-Financed Group Warns Trump of ‘Consequences’ for Bolting Iran Deal
A George Soros-financed organization…has warned Donald Trump that he will “own the consequences” of bolting the international nuclear accord. Ploughshares Fund is financed by Soros’ Open Society Institute. The involvement of Ploughshares in selling the Iran agreement to the public was revealed in an extensive New York Times Magazine profile of Obama’s former deputy national security adviser, Ben Rhodes…

Iran nuclear: Merkel says Europe faces more duty
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal shows Europe will face increasing responsibility to secure peace and seek political solutions to conflicts. Merkel underlined the commitment of Germany, France and Britain to stick with the accord.

Mormon Church breaks all ties with Boy Scouts, ending 100-year relationship
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Tuesday it will sever all ties with the Boy Scouts of America, ending a century-old tradition deeply ingrained in the religious life of Mormon boys.

Trump Dumps Iran Deal — Hallelujah!
President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is the greatest boost for American and global security in decades.

Europeans scramble to save Iran deal after Trump reneges
“The deal is not dead. There’s an American withdrawal from the deal but the deal is still there,” French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said.

MIDDLE EAST CRISIS: Saudi Arabia ATTACKED as country’s air defence intercepts TWO missiles
SAUDI Arabia’s air defence forces have intercepted two missiles flying above the country’s capital Riyadh on Wednesday just weeks after the last attack launched against the Saudis by Yemenite rebels, state media reported.

Iranian lawmakers burn U.S. flag after nuclear deal withdrawal
Iranian lawmakers burned a US flag in the country’s parliament and chanted “Death to America” in a public display of anger on Wednesday following US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal with Iran and five other world powers. Members of the Iranian parliament also set fire to a piece of paper representing the deal.

Netanyahu meets Putin in Moscow, attends victory day ceremony
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin and Serbian President Alexander Vujcic at a parade in Moscow’s Red Square commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the Russian victory over Nazi Germany on Wednesday. President Putin had personally invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to participate alongside him in the events of Russia’s annual victory day.

Argentina seeks IMF financial aid ‘to avoid crisis’
Argentina is to start talks about a financing deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday amid reports it is seeking $30bn (£22bn). Finance minister Nicolas Dujovne is due to fly to the IMF’s Washington offices. After recent turmoil that saw interest rates hit 40%, President Mauricio Macri said IMF aid would “strengthen growth” and help avoid crises of the past.

New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo
Seventeen people in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have died from Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday, describing the fresh outbreak as a “public health emergency with international impact.” “Twenty-one cases of fever with haemorrhagic indications and 17 deaths” have been recorded in Equateur province, it said, citing a notification to the ministry as of May 3.

Saudi Arabia says it intercepts Houthi missiles over Riyadh
Saudi Arabia intercepted two ballistic missiles over its capital Riyadh on Wednesday that had been fired from Yemen, state media reported, after at least four blasts rocked the city centre. Yemen’s Iran-allied armed Houthi movement said it had launched the missiles at economic targets in the Saudi capital. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Trump Reimposes Sanctions on Iran After Withdrawing From Nuclear Deal
President Donald Trump announced his withdrawal from the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal on Tuesday, while announcing stiff new economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic. “This was a horrible one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made,” Trump said in his announcement from the White House. “It didn’t bring calm, it didn’t bring peace, and it never will.”

Very strong earthquake out of the coast of New Britain, Papua New Guinea – May 9, 2018
Magnitude : 5.9 Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown GMT/UTC Time : 2018-05-09 07:57:56 Depth (Hypocenter) : 10 km

Very strong deep earthquake near the Afghanistan Tajikistan border – Felt in Pakistan – May 9, 2018
Magnitude : 6.2 Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2018-05-09 15:41:45 GMT/UTC Time : 2018-05-09 10:41:45 Depth (Hypocenter) : 103 km

Earthquake jolts wide swath of Southern California
The temblor in the Cabazon area was felt as far west as the San Fernando Valley and Simi Valley, as far south as Tijuana, and near Barstow to the north. Residents in the Inland Empire reported feeling it strongly in cities like Menifee, Rancho Cucamonga and Temecula.

‘8 Iranians killed from strike in Syria’
According to reports in Syria, 15 killed in strike last night attributed to Israel – among them, 8 Iranians. The death toll in a strike on the outskirts of Damascus has risen to 15 non-Syrian pro-regime fighters, including eight Iranians, a Britain-based war monitor said Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia backs Trump
Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies welcome Trump’s decision to withdraw from 2015 Iran deal. It backed Trump’s move to reimpose sanctions and urged the international community to work toward a “comprehensive view that is not limited to its nuclear program but also includes all hostile activities”.

In rare act of dissent, Arafat’s nephew resigns from Fatah Central Committee
Arafat’s nephew makes his move to succeed Abbas. On Monday, Fatah vice chairman Mahmoud al-Aloul announced that Qudwa’s resignation was rejected “following consultations with President Abu Mazen and members of the Fatah Central Committee,” a statement from Aloul’s office said, referring to Abbas using his nickname.

Syria blames Israel for strike near Damascus; target was Iranian missiles aimed at Israel – Israel News
Syria on Tuesday said Israel carried out an attack on a military base south of Damascus, which was used by Iranian forces. According to reports, Israeli fighter jets entered Syrian airspace and struck Iranian…

Record temperatures skyrocketing into triple digits in Southwest
The highest temperature in the nation Sunday was in Thermal, California, where it reached a daily record of 110 degrees. Phoenix hit a record high of 106 Sunday, breaking the record from 1947. Tucson, Arizona, hit their first 100-degree reading for the year, too.

Phoenix tops out at 106 degrees, breaking 70-year-old record
Temperatures in Phoenix have reached a new high, breaking a 70-year-old record. National Weather Service meteorologists say the desert city hit the 106-degree mark (41 degrees Celsius) just after noon.

HTLV-1: Cousin of HIV plaguing Australia and the world
An ancient virus infecting residents across Australia’s Northern Territory is leaving death and despair in its path, and doctors are now calling for greater efforts to stop the spread of infections.

Chicago sees its most violent week of the year: 9 killed, 76 wounded
The last seven days in Chicago have been the most violent week of the year, with just three police districts on the West Side bearing the brunt, according to data kept by the Tribune.

BREAKING: Israel Launches Air Strike Against Syrian And Iranian Forces Close to Damascus
Israel launched an air strike against Syrian and Iranian positions in Kisweh, an area just south of Syria’s capital Damascus.

GOP Candidate Bassilian Discovers US Center for Disease Control Diverted $3 Million to Liberal Group for Democrat Campaigns
…Let’s call this CDC grant for what it is. It’s the heyday of Obama era politics – funneling government money into organizations that just go organize and advocate for the Democratic Party.

Europe Under the Vaccination Gun: An Expanding Tragedy
Storm clouds are gathering…First the solution—leave the European Union. Do it soon. Don’t knuckle under. Europe is moving closer to mandatory vaccination. The drive is spearheaded by a collaboration between the European Union (EU) and Big Pharma companies.

Democrats Openly Saying National Motto ‘In God We Trust’ Offends Them
We knew it was only a matter of time before we were reporting this ridiculousness: Democrats are now openly saying “In God We Trust” offends them.

Shocker: Soros Funded Creeper Schneiderman
Disgraced former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who resigned after being accused by four women of sexual misconduct, was partly funded by none other than billionaire George Soros and the Soros family.

ERDOGAN’S DARK VISION: Uniting an ‘Army of Islam’ to Destroy Israel in 10 Days
 An article in a Turkish paper with close ties to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan exposes the regime’s desire to form an “Army of Islam” to attack and destroy the State of Israel.

Pope Francis: Gun Owners ‘Can’t Call Themselves Christian’ Anymore
Pope Francis continued his week of anti-gun comments on Sunday by saying that those who manufacture, sell or own firearms are “hypocrites,” and not Christians.