23 Aug 2018

Netanyahu: I would like to balance the EU’s unfriendly stance on Israel
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is flying Thursday to Lithuania for a three-day trip to hold bilateral diplomatic meetings with the heads of the Baltic states, who will also be arriving in the European country. “I would also like to balance the EU’s unfriendly stance towards the State of Israel in order to achieve a more fair and genuine relationship with the State of Israel,” said Netanyahu before he boarded the plane.

US-China trade war: New tariffs come into force
US President Donald Trump’s trade war against China has moved up a gear as it brings in a 25% tax on a second wave of goods worth $16bn (£12.4bn). The move ratchets up the dispute which began in July. The US imports far more goods from China than it exports to it. There are fears that more tariffs could cause further damage to companies and consumers. Goods affected this time include motorcycles and aerials.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: ‘New audio’ of IS leader released
The Islamic State group (IS) has released an audio message purportedly from its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, his first in almost in a year. In a speech, he calls on IS supporters to “persevere”, despite the losses the group has suffered in Iraq and Syria. The recording’s authenticity could not be verified, but experts said the voice resembled that heard in other messages.

Israel advances plans for 1,000 new West Bank settler homes
Israel has advanced plans to build more than 1,000 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank. Final approval for construction was given for 382 homes, while the others cleared an earlier planning stage. Anti-settlement watchdog Peace Now said most would be built in communities that were likely to be evacuated as part of any peace deal with the Palestinians.

Texas Exports More Oil Than It Imports For First Time Ever
The Texas Gulf Coast oil terminals sent abroad more crude than they received in April, the Energy Information Administration said this week. During that month, crude oil exports from the Houston-Galveston port district exceeded imports by 15,000 bpd. Over the next month, the advantage of exports over imports welled further, to an impressive 470,000 bpd.

Over The Last 7 Days Our Planet Has Been Violently Shaken By 144 Major Earthquakes
Within the past few days, we have seen an enormous magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit Venezuela and a giant magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit Fiji. Where will the next one strike? To many of us, it is becoming exceedingly clear that something very unusual is happening to our planet. I went and looked it up, and I was astounded to learn that the crust of the Earth has been shaken by 144 major earthquakes over the last 7 days, and that includes more than 50 on Sunday alone.

52.1% of Kids Live in Households Getting Means-Tested Government Assistance
Will they be called The Welfare Generation? Today, they are Americans under 18 years of age growing up in a country where the majority of their peers live in households that take “means-tested assistance” from the government. In 2016, according to the most recent data from the Census Bureau, there were approximately 73,586,000 people under 18 in the United States, and 38,365,000 of them — or 52.1 percent — resided in households in which one or more persons received benefits from a means-tested government program.

Image-conscious China appoints new global propaganda czar
China’s increasingly image-conscious government has appointed a trusted member of the ruling Communist Party to head up its international propaganda operation. Former top internet regulator Xu Lin will be in charge of efforts to portray China as a progressive force for good in the world at a time when it’s facing criticism over its allegedly unfair trading practices, human rights abuses and militarization of island claims in the South China Sea.

Category 5 Hurricane Lane Prompts Hurricane Warning for Hawaii’s Big Island, Watches For Maui, Oahu, Including Honolulu
Hurricane Lane strengthened to Category 5 intensity and, while forecast to weaken, poses a danger to Hawaii Thursday through Saturday with flooding rain, battering surf, coastal flooding and high winds possible.

Mexican city legalises sex in public
A city in Mexico has approved a law change allowing sexual intercourse and exhibitionism in public, providing no one complains about it.

The shocking Soros ‘Speech Code Cartel’ memo
You can’t make this stuff up. Never, even in my fertile imagination, would I have guessed that we would find a smoking-gun 49-page memo revealing how George Soros operatives, including David Brock, were there at the genesis, the planning stages, with their hands on the ignition key, of the most concerted, well-funded, diabolical attack on free speech in the history of America.

Newark Archbishop Joseph Tobin Denies ‘Gay Subculture,’ Bans Priests from Speaking to Media About Sex Scandal
Cardinal Joseph Tobin, the archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, has told priests under his leadership he has no knowledge of a “gay subculture” in his archdiocese and has instructed them not to speak to media about sexual misconduct.

Soros Broke Charity Laws To Meddle In Elections, Wall Street Analyst Says
Globalist billionaire George Soros has found himself under the firing line again after Wall Street analyst, Charles Ortel, highlighted that he repeatedly broke US charity laws when attempting to meddle in elections.

Comey & Mueller Caught Funneling Billions in FBI Contracts to Lockheed Martin
A pair of leading Government Accountability Institute researchers has revealed that two former FBI Directors, James Comey and Robert Mueller, took advantage of their government contacts and security clearance to enrich themselves.

Russian Weapons Company Unveils 13-Foot ‘Killer Robot’
A well-known Russian weapons company has just unveiled it’s newest deadly weapon: a golden 13-foot tall killer robot. Kalashnikov Concern presented the large bulletproof robot that’s currently in development at the Army 2018 fair near Moscow.

Gruesome: Naral Offers Abortion-Themed Ice Cream in Oregon
What a sick organization. Naral Oregon is now offering abortion-themed ice cream. Rocky Roe v. Wade seems to be a favorite among the far left abortion group.

Jewish Democratic Assemblyman Calls Out His Own Party For Politicizing ICE’s Nazi Arrest
Democratic Assemblyman Dov Hikind of New York went after his own party, on “Fox & Friends” Wednesday, for politicizing the arrest of World War II Nazi Jakiw Palij.

How the Banks Will Steal Your Money In the Coming Economic Crash
Wells Fargo has been fined more than 12 billion dollars for over 80 federal violations of banking law ranging from mortgage abuses, consumer protection violations, prices fixing and violation of anti-trust laws, and a breach of trust with its investors resulting in fines for investor violations.