Trump: “People Are Angry. I Will Get Involved Unless FBI, DOJ Start Doing Their Job”
President Donald Trump warned on Thursday that the Justice Department and the FBI must “start doing their job and doing it right” or “I will get involved.”
Trump slashes federal pay increase
President Donald Trump on Thursday announced plans to cancel a scheduled pay raise for civilian federal workers, saying the nation’s budget could not sustain the increases. The president made the announcement in a letter to the Senate and House. “In light of our nation’s fiscal situation, federal employee pay must be performance-based, and aligned strategically toward recruiting, retaining, and rewarding high-performing federal employees and those with critical skill sets,” he said.
Greece earthquake: Greece hit by TWO ‘extremely strong’ quakes – tremors felt on islands
The first earthquake hit Greece at 8.12am BST, registering 5.1 magnitude. It struck near the town of Kardítsa, 144 miles from the capital of Greece. Just over an hour later another strong earthquake hit the same region. It registered 4.4 magnitude.
Chief U.S. Spy Catcher Says China Using LinkedIn to Recruit Americans
German and British authorities have previously warned their citizens that Beijing is using LinkedIn to try to recruit them as spies. But this is the first time a U.S. official has publicly discussed the challenge in the United States and indicated it is a bigger problem than previously known.
‘Stupid’ versus ‘evil’ in the Age of Trump
“To understand the workings of American politics,” wrote the late, great Charles Krauthammer, “you have to understand this fundamental law: Conservatives think liberals are stupid. Liberals think conservatives are evil.” All the while, Rep. Maxine Waters hysterically urges angry Trump-haters to ambush the president’s staffers everywhere, Obama CIA chief John Brennan accuses Trump of treason, Rep. Steve Cohen calls for a military coup to oust the president, antifa members openly brag to video journalists that they would “murder” the president if he showed up at their rally, actor Peter Fonda tweets “We should rip Barron Trump from his mother’s arms and put him in a cage with pedophiles,”.
Israel, U.S. form joint task force on Iran sanctions enforcement
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his Israeli counterpart, Moshe Kahlon, have agreed to form a working group that will monitor and enhance sanctions enforcement against Iran, …
Israeli Police Bust Hamas Crime Ring of Mostly Women
The Israeli Police recently announced the breaking up of a Hamas crime ring in the city of Hebron – comprised mostly of women. Finding a Hamas terrorist cell is not an unusual occurrence, but the size of the cell and its composition were. Hamas and other extremist Islamist organizations do not usually recruit women to plan and carry out terrorist activities.
Remarkable Woman Connecting Arab Nations to Creation Concert
The Sanhedrin has invited the Arab nations to take their place in a concert in Jerusalem celebrating the creation of the world. As improbable as it may seem that nations perceived as the arch-enemies of Israel will attend, the emissary chosen by the Sanhedrin to bear this message is so remarkable that she may be able to succeed where the world’s most prominent politicians have failed.
New images show Iranian surface-to-surface missile facility in Syria
New satellite images of an area in northwestern Syria show the establishment a new Iranian surface-to-surface missile factory which may house weapons capable of striking Israel. The images taken by ImageSat International (ISI) purport to show evidence suggesting that Iran is continuing to build various facilities related to the development and production of surface-to-surface missiles (SSM) in the area of Wadi Jahannam near Baniyas.
Report: Iran moves missiles to Iraq in warning to enemies
Iran has given ballistic missiles to Shi’ite proxies in Iraq and is developing the capacity to build more there to deter attacks on its interests in the Middle East and to give it the means to hit regional foes… Any sign that Iran is preparing a more aggressive missile policy in Iraq will exacerbate tensions between Tehran and Washington, already heightened by US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
Australia abuse inquiry: Catholic Church rejects call to overhaul confession
The Catholic Church in Australia has formally rejected a landmark inquiry’s recommendation that priests should be forced to report sexual abuse disclosed during confession. The five-year inquiry found tens of thousands of children had suffered abuse in Australian institutions. The Catholic Church had the most cases. On Friday, Church leaders accepted most of the inquiry’s recommendations.
Trump threatens to pull US out of World Trade Organization
President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw the US from the World Trade Organization (WTO), claiming it treats his country unfairly. “If they don’t shape up, I would withdraw from the WTO,” Mr Trump said in an interview with Bloomberg News. The WTO was established to provide rules for global trade and resolve disputes between countries.
Consumer spending increases strongly; inflation rising
U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in July, pointing to strong economic growth early in the third quarter, while a measure of underlying inflation hit the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent target for the third time this year. The Commerce Department said on Thursday consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, rose 0.4 percent last month after advancing by the same margin in June.
Useful or creepy? Machines suggest Gmail replies
Google is toeing the line between helping you save time and creeping you out as it turns to machines to suggest email replies on your behalf. The customized auto-responses come in the latest version of Gmail on the web and expand on a feature already available on Android devices and iPhones…The responses are automatically created using Google’s artificial intelligence systems. Humans aren’t reading people’s emails, but machines are scanning them.
UN: Ceasefire violations may spark Lebanon-Israel conflict
The UN Security Council warned Thursday that violations of the ceasefire agreement between Lebanon and Israel could lead to a new conflict and urged international support for Lebanon’s armed forces and their stepped-up deployment in the south and at sea. The council’s warning against “a new conflict that none of the parties or the region can afford” came in a resolution adopted unanimously extending the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon…until August 31, 2019.
Palestinian President Abbas’ health seriously deteriorating, report says
Palestinian sources claimed Wednesday evening that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas‘ health has seriously deteriorated, Israel’s Channel 10 News reported.
Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak could become ‘worst ever’ in East Africa, IRC warns
A fast-growing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo could become “the worst ever seen in East Africa,” a humanitarian aid group warned Wednesday, after the deadly virus spread to an area surrounded by armed militants.
General attacked for Christian faith appeals to Mattis
The actions and rhetoric of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation toward the new commander of Edwards Air Force base shows that despite its name, the atheist group isn’t really concerned about religious freedom, contends a leading non-profit legal group that has come to the general’s defense.
The UN Must Have No Say On U.S. Sanctions Against Iran
United Nations Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy sharply criticized the Trump administration’s decision to reimpose sanctions against Iran after the withdrawal of the United States from the Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”).
Pope Responds to Abuse Allegations: ‘Christians are Communicating a Lifestyle’
The pope, real name Jorge Bergoglio, posted a tweet Thursday saying “We Christians are not selling a product. We are communicating a lifestyle,” before quickly deleting it following a backlash from Twitter users.
Russia Deploys 25 WARSHIPS In Preparation For US Strike On Syria
Russia has announced the deployment of 25 of its warships including 30 warplanes and long-range bombers, as fears the US is preparing to strike Syria.
Earth Set For a BIG FREEZE, Sun ‘Totally Void’ Of Sun Spots For Majority Of 2018
Scientists now believe the earth is in for a big freeze due to the sun being totally void of sunspots for more than half of 2018.
South Africa Confiscates 300,000 Guns Amid White Farmer Land Grab
South Africa is opening the door to tyranny as it begins confiscating guns following a Constitutional Court ruling that 300,000 gun owners have to relinquish their weapons.
2 California Senators Declare War on the Christian Faith
As California’s AB 2943 is about to become law, some senators are announcing their real sentiments loudly and clearly: Christians do not have the right to practice their faith. To Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi and to Senator Ricardo Lara, I ask you plainly: Who appointed you God?
After Bashing Tech Companies, Soros Buys Millions in Facebook, Twitter Stocks
Billionaire George Soros, who earlier this year demanded that the European Union take a more aggressive role and regulate social media giants Facebook and Google claiming that voters’ minds were being controlled and “manipulated”, recently spent millions purchasing large sums in social-media stock after bashing the companies.
Snapchat Apologizes for Map Labeling New York City ‘Jewtropolis’
Snapchat apologized in a statement on Thursday after the app unintentionally listed New York City as “Jewtropolis” due to its use of a third-party open-source mapping database.
Flashback: Pope Quietly Trims Sanctions for Sex Abusers Seeking Mercy
An Associated Press article dated February 25, 2017,t detailed Pope Francis’ quiet efforts to reduce the penalties and sanctions imposed by his predicessors on sexual abuser priests, including pedophile priests, as part of “his vision of a merciful church.”
Abortion Doctor Jailed For Letting Woman Bleed To Death Gets License Back
Georgia’s medical board reinstated the license of a doctor guilty of medical malpractice, Medicaid fraud and letting an abortion patient bleed uncontrollably and die of cardiac arrest.
ACLJ Comes to Defense of USAF General Under Fire from MRFF for Publicly Professing His Christian Faith
Once again, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) wants to keep God out of our military and is attacking anyone who professes his or her Christian faith. Now MRFF is attacking a respected Air Force General, demanding he be investigated for expressing his Christian faith.
Campus bans Sept. 11 memorial for ‘bias’ against Muslims
Administrators at Ripon College in Wisconsin have ruled that a Sept. 11 memorial cannot take place on campus because it may offend Muslim students.
The Deep State flourished under President Obama. After eight years in office the Deep State wasn’t only spying on the Trump Campaign and anyone related to it, the Deep State was inserting spies into the Trump campaign in efforts to set them up for crimes.
Judge endorses ban on Christian flag
A federal judge in Massachusetts has endorsed a city of Boston program that is censoring the Christian flag because it’s “religious.”
ISIS prepares to make last stand on volcano in southern Syria
The Islamic State (ISIS) is on the verge of defeat in southern Syria after a string of losses to the Syrian Arab Army and their allies this week. According to a military source in Damascus, the Syrian Arab Army has tightened the siege on the Islamic State forces at the Al-Safa Mountain, leaving them virtually nowhere to retreat.