9 Jul 2018

Defense Ministry Announces Emergency Earthquake Convention
In light of recent recurring tremors in Israel’s northern region, the Defense Ministry is to hold a special emergency convention on Wednesday, aimed at determining the readiness of Israel’s emergency services in the event of a large-scale natural disaster. On Sunday, the tenth tremor in just under a week shook the area around the Sea of Galilee, raising fears that a large-scale earthquake may be looming around the corner.

The Star Tribune’s Fake News About Immigrant Military Discharges Deserves To Win Twice
The inflammatory headline was “US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits.” Oh no, a purge by Trump, will nilly and founded on nothing but hatred of immigrants (who by definition are better than you citizens), was underway. Only there wasn’t and the story left out so many facts as to have made the publishing of it a willful demonstration of what President Trump means when he refers to our “corrupt and dishonest” press.

Report: Trump to Concentrate on Gaza Strip in Lieu of Larger Peace Deal
Trump administration officials are directing their attention to improving conditions in the Gaza Strip, opting to ignore the Palestinian Authority which has been boycotting US missions to the region – in the hope of forcing Ramallah to join the peace process before it becomes irrelevant, The Washington Post reported Saturday.

The Worst Cybersecurity Breaches of 2018 So Far
Looking back at the first six months of 2018, there haven’t been as many government leaks and global ransomware attacks as there were by this time last year, but that’s pretty much where the good news ends. Corporate security isn’t getting better fast enough, critical infrastructure security hangs in the balance, and state-backed hackers from around the world are getting bolder and more sophisticated.

Syria accuses Israel of striking T4 airbase near Homs
Syrian state TV accused Israel of striking Syria’s T4 Airbase near Homs just hours after a senior Iranian official said Iran will maintain its military presence in Syria. Citing a military source, official Syrian news agency, SANA, said that the air defense batteries downed “a number of missiles which targeted the T4 airport” late on Sunday night.

Emergency meeting to be held on earthquake preparedness
Israel’s Defense Ministry along with the security establishment and the National Emergency Authority will hold an emergency meeting Thursday after over 10 earthquakes struck around the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret) in recent days. The emergency meeting will also see the participation of representatives from the Home Front Command, police, firefighters, MDA and the heads of all local authorities.

Operation resumes to bring out boys
Cave divers in Thailand have resumed the high-risk operation to extract the remaining eight boys and their football coach from a vast flooded cave system. An ambulance was seen leaving the cave entrance, amid unconfirmed reports that a fifth person had been rescued. Four boys were brought out safely on Sunday, but the mission was paused overnight for air tanks to be replaced.

Japan floods: At least 100 dead after record rainfall
At least 100 people are thought to have died after record rainfall caused flooding and landslides in western Japan, a government spokesman says. Dozens more are reported to be missing and electricity supplies have been hit. Since Thursday, parts of western Japan have received three times the usual rainfall for the whole of July. Two million people have been ordered to evacuate as rivers burst their banks.

Haiti fuel protesters’ anger turns on President Moise
Anger at a fuel price hike has turned into violent demands that President Jovenel Moise step down. At least four people have been killed in three days of protests against a steep hike in fuel prices imposed by the Haitian government on Friday. Protesters set alight cars and blocked roads in the capital, Port-au-Prince, and other towns.

NATO leaders fear Trump crisis at key summit
NATO leaders face a major threat to the credibility of their military alliance at their summit this week– not from traditional foe Russia, but from the head of their most powerful member, US President Donald Trump. The gathering at NATO headquarters in Brussels, days before Trump meets his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, is shaping up to be the most difficult in years, analysts and officials told AFP.

More South Texas land owners getting letters on border wall
More property owners along the U.S.-Mexico border in South Texas have said they’ve received notices from the federal government asking to review their land, which could be used for border wall construction. KENS-TV reports residents in the town of Escobares, including Mayor Noel Escobar, received letters from the Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection a few weeks ago to get their consent to survey their land.

Smart technology sees through walls to track and identify people
A group of researchers and students at MIT have developed an intelligent radar-like technology that makes it possible to see through walls to track people as they move around, a development that could prove useful for monitoring the elderly or sick as well as for other applications — but that also raises privacy concerns.

Duterte vows to resign if anybody can prove God exists
The Philippine president, who recently sparked outrage for calling God stupid, has courted new controversy in his largely Roman Catholic country by saying he will resign if anybody can prove that God exists. President Rodrigo Duterte, who has had a thorny relationship with the church, questioned anew…the basic tenets of the Catholic faith, including the concept of original sin, which…can only be removed through baptism in a church for a fee.

Official use of Arabic dropped from final version of nationality bill
An amended version of the controversial nationality bill features Hebrew as Israel’s main official language, with the official state use of Arabic to be determined in separate legislation, Ynet learned on Monday. Under the previous version of the bill, which passed in its first reading in May, the Arabic language was to receive a special status and state services were to be made accessible in Arabic as well.

Messianic Tipping Point: Majority of Jews in Israel, New Torah Reality
The Israeli government recently announced that the largest community of Jews in the world is in Israel. This demographic fact has far-reaching Messianic ramifications in Jewish Law, requiring the Jews to reinstate Biblical commandments that have not been seen in two millennia and bringing redemption one, rather significant step closer.

Report: N. Korea Tried to Blackmail Israel, $1 Billion to Cancel Iran Missile Deal
On Monday, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that in 1999, the North Korean government made an offer to the Israeli government: they would cancel their agreement to sell missile technology to Iran and other enemies of Israel in exchange for $1 billion cash. According to the report, the negotiations took place at a cafe in Stockholm between the Iranian and Israeli ambassadors to Sweden. Israel counter-offered with an offer to supply North Korea with food shipments. The counteroffer was rejected and the negotiations ended.

Ethiopia deal means “state of war is over” -Eritrean minister
An agreement signed on Monday between the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea means the state of war between the neighbors has ended, Eritrea’s Information Minister said. The deal signed in Eritrea’s capital a day after a summit between Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afkwerki states that the “State of war that existed between the two countries has come to an end,”

Europe Cannot Cope With Any Further Armed Conflict On The Continent
Europe stands no chance if forced to face conflict on three fronts. Two of them are of conventional character: on the eastern flank, where there are continuous tensions with Russia, and in the Balkans near the border with Turkey. The third concerns the Mediterranean area, where young and strong men from Africa and Central Asia cross European borders with the support of a thousand people from the continent’s heartland. Europeans are also militarily involved in Afghanistan, Syria and take part in the growing conflict in Mali.

NATO Ambassador: Trump Is ‘Making an Impact,’ Allies Increasing Defense Spending
“NATO is really is making progress and they are doing it really at President Trump’s insistence. I think it is very clear and he has been very direct about the Europeans needing to do more for their own security. I’ve worked for three presidents, all of whom have said the same thing. Now, I think for the first time, we are really seeing the Europeans actually start going in the same direction. Every ally is now increasing defense spending — we’ve had the largest increase in defense spending since the Cold War.”

The Wisconsin Supreme Court Strikes a Blow for Academic Freedom
the Wisconsin Supreme Court sent a powerful message to America’s elite private universities: If you’re going to promise academic freedom, you’d better deliver academic freedom. In a stinging 63-page ruling, the court held that Marquette University violated its own faculty handbook when it effectively terminated professor John McAdams for writing a blog post criticizing a graduate student instructor’s attempts to silence debate about gay rights in her ethics class.

Bizarre diplomatic ‘sonic attacks’ reaching epidemic proportions
It started in the fall of 2016.  Diplomats reported hearing loss and mild brain damage after hearing unusual and puzzling sounds at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba.

Facebook Removes a Gospel Group’s Music Video
…Last month, Zion’s Joy!, a vocal ensemble from Indianapolis, posted a video to its Facebook page for a new song, “What Would Heaven Look Like.” The video opens with images of strife and protests — including scenes of demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va. — as the group sings lines including, “I know it might feel like this trouble will stay, but this world will soon fade away.”

Bill & Hillary Clinton ‘Rape Children’ – State Department Official Blows Whistle
A former Department of State official has come forward to blow the whistle, claiming to have irrefutable evidence that Bill and Hillary Clinton “rape children.”

‘Thank God for Abortion’ Float Appears in New York City Homosexual Pride Parade
A profanity-laced video posted to social media on Monday features an interview with the woman behind the “Thank God for abortion” float that appeared at the NYC Pride Parade on June 24. The woman, who claims that she was “blessed” to have two abortions, says that she is trying to push back against the Christian beliefs that stand against both homosexuality and abortion, and characterized the float as a “never before seen spectacle of autonomy and conviction.”

Pope Francis Orders White Women To ‘Breed’ With Muslims
Pope Francis has compared Jesus Christ to the leader of an Islamic terrorist death cult and suggested Christian missionaries have a lot in common with members of ISIS, during a wide-ranging and shocking interview in which he also openly promoted socialism and ordered European women to “breed” with Muslim migrants in order to counter “declining birth rates.”

Facebook Hires George Soros to Help Remove Conservative Content from Platform
Facebook has drafted in the help of billionaire globalist George Soros in a bid to remove “unwanted” Conservative content from the platform to better regulate elections.

Government drops doctor who says gender given at birth
A doctor has been “sacked” as a medical assessor for a government department after refusing to renounce his Christian belief that gender is determined at birth, the Sunday Telegraph can reveal.

Turkish Leader Caught Using ISIS Militants To Kill Kurds In Syria
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been caught funding ISIS militants in order to advance his Middle East agenda to kill Kurds in Syria, a Turkish MP has revealed.

Abortionist Caught Strangling Baby Who Survived Abortion
Babies who survive late-stage abortions are routinely “strangled” to death by abortion doctors, according to a European physician whose chilling testimony on the barbaric practices of abortion doctors claims they often improvise and suffocate the newborn infant, or “place the child in a refrigerator” to die of cold.

All-Time Heat Records Are Being Broken as Worldwide As Heatwave Continues
Thousand have also been forced to leave their homes in California

Scientists’ Evidence Seized After They Prove Vaccines Cause Autism
Two leading Italian scientists have had their lab shut down and their research seized by a court after they found conclusive proof that vaccines cause autism.

Nigeria’s Fulani Jihadis Grow Deadlier than Boko Haram, Killing Hundreds of Christians in Days [Extreme Content Warning]
Muslim terrorists from the Fulani herdsmen group in Nigeria used machetes and firearms to massacre more than 200 people in a predominantly Christian region over a two day period in June, a testament to the group’s growing lethality that has far surpassed Boko Haram’s.