15 Aug 2018

Facebook to media: Work with us or die
Social-media giant denies comment but 5 sources confirm. Facebook’s global head of news partnerships, the former NBC News and CNN reporter and anchorwoman Campbell Brown, told a group of media executives their businesses would die without their help and that CEO Mark Zuckerberg “doesn’t care” about publishers, according to the Australian.

UN Report: There Are Still Up To 30,000 ISIS Fighters Scattered Across Iraq And Syria
Between 20,000 and 30,000 members of the Islamic State remain scattered across Iraq and Syria despite near total territorial losses, giving the terror group a pool of militants who can carry out attacks in the region and beyond, a United Nations report says. The report released Monday by UN sanctions observers concluded that a diminished “covert version” of ISIS will persist in both countries for the foreseeable future,…

Venezuelan Pirates Spread Fear Across The Caribbean
Vessels sailing in the vicinity of Trinidad and Tobago are now under threat of being the victims of piracy for the first since the 1700s. According to a report from the Washington Post, in the wake of Venezuela’s economic and societal collapse, criminals desperate to earn a living have taken up the centuries-old crime and are attacking yachts and fishing vessels along the coast of South America.

Strzok firing ‘shows Mueller probe compromised’
The firing of FBI agent Peter Strzok, who led both the bureau’s Hillary Clinton email and Russia probes, shows the special counsel investigation of alleged Trump campaign collusion with Russia is compromised,…

Russia to help UN with patrols along Syria-Israel frontier
Following return of UN peacekeepers to the frontier between Syria and Israel for the first time in years, Russian military announces intention to assist them until UN patrols along the border are fully restored; ‘The Russian flag is the guarantor of peace and security on that land.’

Why Is Nobody Talking About The Union For The Mediterranean?
In July, the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Most Europeans, however, are unlikely to have heard about the Union, let alone the anniversary. The media rarely reports on the UfM and its activities. The UfM lists a number of ways in which it seeks to achieve regional stability and human development. One of them is “Intercultural and Interfaith dialogue”….

Russian Collusion Investigation: It Was Hillary Clinton All Along
It’s beginning to look as if claims of monstrous collusion between Russian officials and U.S. political operatives were true. But it wasn’t Donald Trump who was guilty of Russian collusion. It was Hillary Clinton and U.S. intelligence officials who worked with Russians and others to entrap Trump.

They’ve ‘Seen Things’
While there is just not enough documentation or scientific evidence to begin to explain or even confirm these sightings, that doesn’t stop the dozens of people that once a year descend on the same park to watch and assist Mr. Bingham as he tries to summon the “objects,” as they call them

Hezbollah Chief Claims Terrorist Group Stronger than IDF, Ready for War
Hezbollah general secretary Hassan Nasrallah boasted that his forces were stronger than the Israeli army and prepared for a fresh war with Israel.

Hungary: Not “Submitting to Islam”
No European head of government talks remotely like Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. For example, he recently spoke of building in Hungary a “constitutional order based on national and Christian foundations,” thereby avoiding a future in which “the whole of Europe has … submitted to Islam.”

Philippines’ Duterte Confirms Israel Visit
Duterte and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will discuss how to develop deeper ties on several issues, including counter-terrorism and security. Israel is a key weapons supplier to the Philippines, which is fighting Islamic terrorists and communist guerillas.

U.S. Says Small Russian Satellite A Space Weapon
Russia has deployed a suspicious satellite the United States says is part of Moscow’s plans to attack orbiting satellites in a future conflict, a State Department official revealed in Geneva on Tuesday. Yleem Poblete, assistant secretary of state for arms control, verification, and compliance, made the accusation in a speech declaring Moscow is promoting a draft treaty aimed at banning arms in space while advancing an array of space weaponry.

Palestinian US Congresswoman-to-be vows to vote against Israel aid
Rashida Tlaib, the soon-to-be first Muslim congresswoman in the United States, said that she would “absolutely” vote against military aid for Israel when questioned during an interview on Britian’s Channel 4 News on Monday.

Lebanese army says troops injured by IDF while on patrol
The Lebanese army accused Israel of injuring two soldiers who were on patrol along the border fence Tuesday morning.
According to the Lebanese army, the two soldiers were targeted with smoke grenades and suffered from smoke inhalation near the town of Rmaich across the border from the Israeli communities of Netua and Dovev.

Israel reopens Gaza’s Kerem Shalom crossing as border remains relatively quiet
Gaza’s Kerem Shalom industrial goods crossing was reopened for traffic Wednesday morning, following relative quiet along the Gaza Strip border and southern Israel. The decision was made by Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman in conjunction with the IDF, and will allow for commercial goods to reenter the coastal enclave. Israel closed the Kerem Shalon crossing to commercial goods on July 10 and shut down the entry of fuel and gas on July 17.

Egypt summons Palestinian groups for Israeli truce, unity talks
Representatives of various Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip headed to Cairo on Tuesday for talks with Egyptian intelligence officials on the possibility of reaching a truce agreement with Israel, and ending the Hamas-Fatah power struggle. The visit coincides with unconfirmed reports in the Arab media that the Palestinian factions and Israel are close to reaching a long-term cease-fire agreement under the auspices of Egypt and the United Nations.

Palestinian US Congresswoman-to-be vows to vote against Israel aid
Rashida Tlaib, the soon-to-be first Muslim congresswoman in the United States, said that she would “absolutely” vote against military aid for Israel when questioned during an interview on Britian’s Channel 4 News on Monday. “Absolutely, if it has something to do with inequality and not access to people having justice. For me US aid should be leverage,” said Tlaib.

Afghanistan Taliban withdraws protection for Red Cross
The Taliban says it will no longer allow safe passage to Red Cross staff working in Afghanistan. The militants accuse the neutral humanitarian group of failing to meet its obligations to help Taliban prisoners in a jail in Kabul. The ICRC monitors detention conditions and provides medical aid. It scaled down its presence in Afghanistan last year after seven staff were killed.

Turkey issues retaliatory tariffs on US imports
Turkey has sharply raised tariffs on US imports, including passenger cars, alcohol and tobacco. A decree signed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan raised the tariffs on cars to 120%, on alcoholic drinks to 140% and on leaf tobacco to 60%. The US doubled tariffs last week over Turkey’s refusal to extradite a US pastor who is imprisoned there.

Pennsylvania priests ‘abused thousands of children’
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has released a grand jury report detailing sex abuse in the Catholic Church, naming over 300 accused clergymen. The landmark grand jury investigation found more than 1,000 children had been abused by members of six dioceses in the state for the last 70 years. Officials say the probe found systematic cover-ups by the church.

In this KC-area district, boys and girls will share gender-neutral restrooms
No more separate restrooms for boys and girls, with rows of feet-showing stalls. The North Kansas City school district is going fully gender neutral at two new elementary schools, opening on Wednesday, as well as in a few renovated restrooms in North Kansas City High School and the sixth-grade centers. The bathrooms still have an open alcove area with a common trough sink, but the toilets are enclosed inside individual stalls with floor-to-ceiling walls and lockable doors.

Lack of food pushes 2.3mn to flee Venezuela: UN
About 2.3 million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-hit country mainly because of a lack of food as severe shortages of medicine has left thousands at risk, the UN spokesman said Tuesday. The Venezuelans have fled to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil. “People cite the lack of food as their main reason for leaving,” said UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric. About 1.3 million Venezuelans are suffering from malnourishment.

China rips down posters of Jesus and replaces them with President Xi and ban kids visiting Church
CHINA has taken extreme measures to wipe out all traces of Christianity in the country, by tearing down posters of Jesus and replacing them with images of President Xi Jinping. The country’s ruling Communist party has chosen to eradicate the faith amongst its 1.38 billion residents, going as far as banning children from visiting churches.

‘The Palestinians’ goal is to wipe Israel off the map’
“Even without the Nationality Law, the goal of the Palestinians was and remains the same – to wipe Israel off the map,” the Deputy Minister said. “Unfortunately, those 137 countries that recognized ‘Palestine’ are wrong to think that the PA’s activity is meant for peace.”

Flood Cripples Philippine Capital as 54,000 Are Evacuated
More than 54,000 people were moved to safer ground in the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, while calls for help swamped social media as monsoon rain triggered floods reminiscent of Typhoon Ketsana, which killed hundreds of people in Metro Manila in 2009.

Governor Scott declares state of emergency due to red tide in Florida
Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency due to impacts of red tide in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, Manatee, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.

Big Pharma Would Like Your DNA
…GlaxoSmithKline is investing $300 million in 23andMe and using the DNA company’s de-identified, aggregate customer data for drug research is very much in keeping with the long-term business plan. You don’t make that kind of money selling $99 spit kits.

A NEW LIBERAL LOW: Teen Vogue op-es has the gall to say that abortion is actually hilarious
Trash magazine “Teen Vogue” published an op-ed in late July that claimed abortion is actually hilarious. This is apparently the new far-leftist tact in normalizing the fatal horror that is abortion — a message being directed to a large audience of pre-teens and teens, mind you.

Fight To Read Bible In Public Hits Britain
A British religious-rights organization that has focused on relief of persecuted Christians in Muslim lands has a new fight on its hands – fighting for the right to read the Bible in public in England.

WATCH: Incredible Israeli Breakthrough Could End Cancer Recurrence
…A group of researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev developed a new molecule that they say inhibits the growth of cancer cells and also reprograms them to be noncancerous, potentially eliminating the risk of relapse.

Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners
Los Angeles’ subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday.

George Soros Group Lobbying ‘Illegal Alien Voting’ Was Led By DNC Chairman
Tom Perez, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), has been exposed for previously heading an organization funded by globalist Geroge Soros which lobbies for giving g illegal aliens the right to vote in US elections.

This Mother of All False Flag Attacks Is the Globalist End Game for Humanity
Mike Adams and several others in the Independent Media has postulated that a major false flag will following the silencing of the Independent Media. I believe there will be a false flag to silence the alt right media. There will be another series of false flags to justify gun confiscation so the people can be rendered defenseless. And there will be the mother of all false flags to reduce the population and eliminate all forms of populism on the planet that is presently serving to threaten the New World Order.

Satanic Temple to Rally at Arkansas Capitol on Thursday Over Ten Commandments
The Massachusetts-based Satanic Temple is bringing its Baphomet statue to the Arkansas Capitol on Thursday for a “Rally for the First Amendment.”

Our National Security is Being Compromised
Nearly two years after the election of Donald Trump as president, America is still suffering the consequences of the deterioration of our national security under former President Barack Obama.

Sweden’s Government Funds Anti-Semitism
The municipality of Malmö uses taxpayers’ money to support “Group 194,” an organization that posts anti-Semitic images on its Facebook page — such as a defamatory cartoon portraying a Jew drinking blood and eating a child.

SWEDEN: Migrant Gangs Fire-Bomb Multiple Cities As Crimewave Soars
Sweden has recorded one of its worst ever nights for violence this year as masked migrant youths orchestrated a firebomb attack across multiple cities, setting cars on fire and sending crime rates soaring.

EXCLUSIVE: Iranians Posing As Anti-Immigrant Americans Online
Iranian nationals are impersonating Americans online to demonize Indian immigrants as part of a lobbying campaign against proposed legislation in the House of Representatives, a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation has found.

Anti-Semitic Crime in Germany Soars by 10 Percent over First Half of 2018
Anti-Semitic incidents in Germany have risen by 10 percent over the course of the first half of 2018 when compared with the same period in 2017, latest police figures reveal.