20 May 2018

Report: Europe, China, Russia discussing new deal for Iran
Diplomats from Europe, China and Russia are discussing a new accord to offer Iran financial aid to curb its ballistic missile development and meddling in the region, in the hope of salvaging its 2015 nuclear deal, a German newspaper reported on Sunday. The officials will meet in Vienna in the coming week under the leadership of senior European Union diplomat Helga Schmid to discuss next steps…

French minister: EU could compensate firms hit by U.S. sanctions over Iran
France is looking to see if the European Union could compensate European companies that might be facing sanctions by the United States for doing business with Iran, said French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday. Le Maire referred to EU rules going back to 1996 which he said could allow the EU to intervene in this manner to protect European companies against any US sanctions, adding that France wanted the EU to toughen its stance in this area.

China agrees to import more goods and services from US
China has agreed to buy more US goods and services, reducing the trade imbalance between the two countries and dampening fears of a looming trade war. Washington says the move will “substantially reduce” its $335bn annual trade deficit with Beijing. But it stopped short of saying exactly how big the reduction would be.

Palestinian leader Abbas in hospital for third time in a week: officials
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized in a West Bank hospital, a Palestinian official said on Sunday, providing no further details on his condition. It was the third time Abbas, 82, had been hospitalized in a week. He underwent minor ear surgery on Tuesday and was released a few hours later and hospitalized briefly again on Saturday, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA said.

Ray Comfort’s new movie ‘solves’ the school shooting riddle
When a Christian evangelist asks you a question, any question, the answer always is “Jesus,” right? Probably so. But the question evangelist Ray Comfort poses in his new movie from Living Waters University, “School Shootings: The cause and the cure in less than 20 minutes … for those who want to know,” is a little more complicated.

School board stunner: There is no ‘biological sex’
In an apparent competition among American public school boards to see which sex-education program can be made the most graphic and politically correct, there’s likely a new leader.

Ebola Unleashed by Bill Gates and CDC-Major Profit Motive
Ebola is raging through the Congo. Bill Gates has recently stated that 30 million people are going to die from some unknown virus. The head of the World Health Organization has said the same.

Report: Cell Phone Tracking Bug Leaked Millions Of American’s Real-Time Locations
‘None of them got any notification that their location was being tracked’

Australia and US oppose UN move for independent inquiry into Gaza violence
Among the countries that voted, 29 were in favour, 14 abstained and only two were against the investigation

US readies Mideast peace plan rollout next month, but threatens Palestinian aid
Sources say Trump administration will present long-awaited framework after Muslim holy month of Ramadan and officials have begun briefing allies on its contents.

Tropical Downpours Continue in Southeast; Possible Tropical Troubles
Tropical concerns may arise next week in the Gulf of Mexico after tropical downpours inundate the eastern United States. Florida’s rainy season quickly came to an end last week as a weak area of low pressure developed over the eastern Gulf. This allowed for the soupy tropical air mass to penetrate northward toward the mid-Atlantic states where flooding has been ongoing.

Waves of rain to continue drenching D.C. area into Saturday as Potomac River floods
Flood watch for entire region through Saturday morning | Flood warning for the main-stem Potomac River and much of Southern Maryland.

Hailstones the size of tennis balls damage vehicles in northwest China
Tennis ball-sized hailstones hit northwestern China’s Shangluo City, damaging several vehicles on May 15. In the video, the hailstones strike.

‘Purge Against Christians’ in Eastern China: Religious Meetings Banned, Parents Told to Renounce Jesus
A government crackdown that watchdog groups are calling a “purge against Christians” is
reportedly underway in Zhejiang province in Eastern China, with all religious meetings banned, and parents told to renounce their faith in Jesus Christ.

This Map Depicts Abortion Access Across America and It’s Really Bleak
It’s not just rural women who must travel long distances to get an abortion. Researchers mapped out 780 abortion facilities across America in a new study out Monday and found that 27 major cities are 100 miles or more from their nearest abortion provider. The South and the Midwest have the largest “abortion deserts,” according to the study.

European Union ‘forbids companies from complying’ with US sanctions on Iran
European leaders on Friday agreed on a plan that “forbids EU companies from complying” with U.S. sanctions on Iran, as part of an effort to blunt the effect of President Trump’s withdrawal from the pact.

Leaked Deep State Private Chat: Rosenstein Blackmailed Into Hiring Mueller
Deputy attorney general Robert Rosenstein appointed special counsel Robert Mueller because “our friends all have stuff on him,” according to private messages exchanged by five federal government employees on the day Mueller was appointed in May 2017.

U.S. Healthcare Isn’t Broken–It’s Fixed
…U.S. healthcare isn’t broken, it’s fixed–fixed to exploit the many to benefit the few, fixed to maximize profits in a we-win, you-lose system of perverse incentives.

Trump Is Going Full Alinsky – and His Opponents Are Flummoxed
…The left, despite conventional wisdom, has no monopoly on Alinsky’s rules.  Instead these rules can be used by the right, also as blueprint for effecting change.

Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Have Done More to Damage Elections Than Vladimir Putin Could in His Dreams!
…RUSH LIMBAUGH: So it’s perfect… Okay. I tell you what. I’ll tell you what then, Clapper. Whoever you people run in 2020, we’re gonna put a spy on! It’s gonna be a valuable thing. We’re gonna find out who it is that might be trying to rig the election for you. If the Russians tampering with campaigns is the big deal… You heard Clapper say, “It’s not Trump. No, no. This is hyperbole! We were trying to find out what the Russians were doing because the Russians were tampering.”

93% of migrant sex crimes in Finland are committed by migrants from Islamic countries
What’s Finland’s, and much of Europe’s, answer to this horror? More migrants, of course. And the Democrats are working hard to bring it here.