7 Aug 2018

US Reimposes Economic Sanctions on Iran
“As we continue applying maximum economic pressure on the Iranian regime,” said Trump, “I remain open to reaching a more comprehensive deal that addresses the full range of the regime’s malign activities, including its ballistic-missile program and its support for terrorism.” The new sanctions on Iran prevent any transactions with the Islamic Republic involving dollar bank notes, gold, precious metals, alumni, steel, commercial passenger aircraft and coal, as well as ending imports into the United States of Iranian carpets and food. On Nov. 5, a second round of sanctions targeting Iran’s oil industry are also set to go back into effect.

Massive wildfire rages after becoming largest in California’s history
The Mendocino Complex grew to span 283,000 acres (114,526 hectares) on Monday when two wildfires merged at the southern tip of the Mendocino National Forest, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. It is the largest of eight major fires burning out of control across California, prompting U.S. President Donald Trump to declare a “major disaster” in the state.

Black conservative attacked for being … black conservative
Candace Owens, a black conservative, has discovered the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, has no such sentiment for her. “To be clear: ANTIFA, an all-white fascist organization, just grew violent and attacked an all-black and Hispanic police force. Because I, a BLACK woman, was eating breakfast. Is this the civil rights era all over again?”

Donald Trump says he’s ‘asking for world peace, nothing less’ as he warns against trade with Iran
“Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States,” Mr Trump said in an early morning tweet. “I am asking for WORLD PEACE, nothing less!” The first set of US “snap back” sanctions against Iran that had been eased under the landmark nuclear accord went back into effect early Tuesday under an executive order signed by Mr Trump. They will be targeting financial transactions that involve US dollars, Iran’s automotive sector, carpets, food, and metals including gold.

The Crackdown Continues: Twitter Suspends Libertarian Accounts, Including Ron Paul Institute Director
These platforms that claim to be “open” and in favor of “free speech” are now routinely targeting — whether by human intervention or not — the views and expressions of conservatives and anti-globalists. This is why they no longer even fit the bill of “platforms.” They are publishers in the same way we regard news outlets as publishers. They may use more machine learning and automation, but their systems clearly take editorial positions. We need to hold them to account in the same way we do any other publisher.

Astronomers In Canada Are Baffled By Mysterious Fast Burst Radio Signals Coming From Outer Space
An observation posted last week by Patrick Boyle from Canada’s McGill University finds a radio telescope called the Canadian Hydrogen Mapping Intensity Experiment (CHIME) discovered a fast radio burst, which are short bursts of radio waves coming from beyond the Milky Way Galaxy. The FRB was detected at frequencies as low as 580 megahertz, the lowest frequency detection to date.

IDF strikes two Hamas militants after gunfire exchange near border
Two Hamas militants were killed Tuesday after the IDF shelled a Hamas position near Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip after troops came under fire while on patrol. The two men were identified by the Palestinian Ministry of Health as Ahmad Morjan and Abed el-Hafeth el-Sillawi,, both 23 year-old and members of the terror group’s military wing the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. Another six were reported to have been injured in the shelling.

U.S. reimposes sanctions on Iran
The Trump administration has reimposed sanctions on Iran previously lifted under the landmark 2015 international nuclear deal, threatening the accord’s survival, further deteriorating relations with Europe and destabilizing Tehran’s fragile economy. The move was welcomed in Israel and by Republicans on Capitol Hill…US President Donald Trump snapped back into place restrictions on Iran’s access to US dollar notes as well as gold and other precious metals.

Venezuela crisis: Brazil briefly shuts border to migrants
Brazil has re-opened its northern border with Venezuela to those fleeing economic and political turmoil there, after briefly closing it. The Supreme Court overturned an earlier order to shut the frontier until Brazil could put in place the right conditions to receive the huge influx of people. Authorities in the state of Roraima in Brazil’s Amazon region say some 500 Venezuelans cross the border every day.

Iran sanctions: Trump warns trading partners
US President Donald Trump has issued a strong warning to anyone trading with Iran, following his re-imposition of sanctions on the country. “Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States,” the president tweeted. Some re-imposed sanctions took effect overnight and tougher ones relating to oil exports will begin in November.

Senate Democrats Are Circulating Plans for Government Takeover of the Internet
…A leaked memo circulating among Senate Democrats contains a host of bonkers authoritarian proposals for regulating digital platforms, purportedly as a way to get tough on Russian bots and fake news. To save American trust in “our institutions, democracy, free press, and markets,” it suggests, we need unprecedented and undemocratic government intervention into online press and markets, including “comprehensive (GDPR-like) data protection legislation”…

Alex Jones shutdown ignites debate over social media content policing
Facebook and YouTube shut down accounts Monday run by radio host Alex Jones, saying his charged rhetoric violated their policies and were detracting from their efforts to spawn a civil conversation. Apple also said it nixed Mr. Jones‘ podcast from its iTunes subscription lists, and Spotify erased the host’s program from its feed, as social media companies began to take a more active role in policing their content.

An invasive new tick is spreading in the US
For the first time in 50 years, a new tick species has arrived in the United States — one that in its Asian home range carries fearsome diseases. The Asian long-horned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, is spreading rapidly along the Eastern Seaboard. It has been found in seven states and in the heavily populated suburbs of New York City.

Hamas discusses battle-readiness in response to Israeli pessimism
Hamas’s political leadership met with the organization’s military wing on Monday to discuss their battle readiness after the Israeli Security Cabinet concluded a meeting Sunday with the statement “the IDF is prepared for any scenario,” Palestinian sources said. Hamas leaked the information about the meeting, which was held in light of threats made against the “resistance” and against the Palestinians, the source said.

Schools Draft In Drag Queens to Teach Children How to Switch Gender
Parents across the United States are outraged after discovering that their kindergarten-age children are being taught how to “switch genders” by drags queens at school.

Indonesia Earthquake: Rescuers Search For Trapped Survivors After Earthquake Kills 91
Indonesian security forces and emergency workers raced Monday to aid victims of a powerful earthquake on Lombok that killed at least 91 people, as strong aftershocks sparked terror on the holiday island that suffered another deadly quake just a week ago.

Lyme disease now found in all 50 states
If you thought you were safe from Lyme disease because you don’t live in New England, where the tick-borne illness first appeared, think again. Now, all 50 states plus the District of Columbia have residents who have tested positive for Lyme, a bacterial infection that can cause a wide variety of symptoms, including joint aches, fatigue, facial palsy and neck stiffness.

90% of You Will Not Be Here In Less Than Seven Years
..I made a fundamental judgment error, just like many of the Jews did in the early days of Nazi Germany. When Hitler first came to power most Jews  thought that he was merely a passing fad that would soon fade away. This soon gave way to having the Jews worst nightmares realized.

California fire explodes in size over weekend, is now 2nd largest in state history
Catastrophic wildfires continue to ravage California, as one blaze nearly doubled in size over the weekend to make it the second largest in the state’s history.

33 reported dead in Congo Ebola outbreak
The Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 33 people, the World Health Organization said Sunday.

4-H exec who pushed LGBT agenda gets booted
A 4-H executive in Iowa who pushed for an LGBTQ agenda which was discovered and revealed by WND to be adopted in state programs summarily has been dismissed from his position.

Hillary Clinton State Dept Employee Charged With Producing Over 1,000 Pornographic Images Of Children, Possible Child Trafficking Ring
Hillary Clinton State Dept Employee Charged With Producing Over 1,000 Pornographic Images of Children, Possible Child Trafficking Ring Why are so many disgusting people associated with the Clintons? One or two could be a coincidence. This is a trend.

Peter Fonda Calls for Voter Fraud to Help Democrats Win
As social media giants desperately scramble to scrub conservative voices from the internet ahead of the coming US Midterms, liberal actor Peter Fonda has called for voter fraud to help the Democrats win the next elections.

South Africa Descends into Chaos as President Demands ‘White Genocide’
South Africa is on the verge of Anarchy following the government’s controversial decision to seize land from white farmers.

Magnitude 7 Earthquake Shakes Indonesian Island, At Least 91 Dead
Indonesian authorities reported at least 91 people died from a magnitude 7 earthquake that hit the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday.

D.C. Virgins Wanted for Sacrifice Party
Weird Craigslist: normally all fun and games, bros broing bros and people trading sexual favors for hurricane supplies. But not anymore! Today’s Craigslist brings the forboding news that someone in our metropolitan region is planning to throw a party, and they need some virgins to douse in fake blood.