2 Sep 2018

Syria denies Israeli airstrike on airbase outside Damascus
Syria’s state media denied reports of an Israeli airstrike on an airbase outside the capital of Damascus, claiming the explosions were caused by an electrical problem at an munitions dump. “No Israeli aggression on Mazzeh airport and the explosions heard in Damascus are explosions of ammunitions warehouses near the airport caused by short circuit,” the official Syrian news agency SANA quoted a military official as saying…

Corbyn calls on the UK to ‘fill the gap’ after U.S. ends UNRWA funding
UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn took to social media Saturday evening to call the US’s decision to end its funding of UNRWA “shameful” and called it “a vital UN refugee agency.” The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) supports roughly five million Palestinians in Jordan, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Corbyn further stated that the “UK must help to fill the gap” left by contributing more to the agency.

Somalia’s capital Mogadishu hit by huge explosion
A suicide bomber has attacked a government office in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, causing a nearby school to collapse, police say. The car bomb in Howlwadag district killed three soldiers and injured 14 people, including six children, local officials told BBC Somali. The blast also damaged nearby houses and blew the roof off a mosque.

US military to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over terror groups
The US military says it is cancelling $300m (£230m) in aid to Pakistan over what it calls Islamabad’s failure to take action against militant groups. President Donald Trump has previously accused Pakistan of deceiving the US while receiving billions of dollars. Pentagon spokesman Lt Col Koné Faulkner said the US military would aim to spend the money on other “urgent priorities”.

Turkey calls US ‘wild wolves’, vows to abandon dollar in trade
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed Ankara would pursue non-dollar transactions in trade with Russia and other countries, accusing the US of behaving like “wild wolves.” Both Turkey and Russia are reeling from punitive economic measures imposed by Washington. “America behaves like wild wolves. Don’t believe them,” Erdogan told a business forum during a visit to Kyrgyzstan, in comments translated into Kyrgyz.

Japan braces for ‘very strong’ typhoon
Japan on Sunday braced for a “very strong” typhoon, with authorities warning of high waves, floods and landslides, including in areas hit by deadly flooding earlier this year. Typhoon Jebi, packing winds of up to 252 kilometres (156 miles) an hour, is expected to make landfall on the country’s main island on Tuesday, according to Japan’s Meteorological Agency.

Stunning anti-ageing breakthrough could see humans live to 150
An extraordinary new anti-ageing technique could see humans live to 150 years old and allow them to regrow their organs by 2020. Harvard Professor David Sinclair and researchers from the University of New South Wales developed the new process, which involves reprogramming cells. Dr Sinclair said the technique could allow people to regenerate organs, and even allow paralysis sufferers to move again, with human trials due within two years.

China Declared Islam a Contagious Disease – and Quarantined 1 Million Muslims
China is among the most ethnically homogeneous large countries in the world, with Han Chinese accounting for 91 percent of its population. The ruling Communist Party considers China’s homogeneity and social cohesion to be pillars of its strength (and, also, potent rationalizations for discrimination against ethnic minorities and authoritarian rule).

Radically liberal Canadian PM Trudeau says Islamic Sharia Law is absolutely compatible with western democracies
Canada continues to support and implement Sharia Law. The American Center for Democracy (ACD) quotes Imam Aasim Rashid of Vancouver, British Columbia, who spoke in October 2017 at Thompson Rivers University, explaining why the Canadian government wants to implement Sharia Law.

Israel warns Iran that their military installations in Syria that threaten Israel will be bombed
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman toured the communities adjacent to the fence on the northern border Thursday morning in order to assess the progress of the plan he initiated to fortify northern communities, which was recently approved by the cabinet.

SODOM AND GEMORRAH: California Lawmakers Pass Bill to Turn State Universities into Abortion Clinics
The California State Assembly passed a bill Wednesday that would require all University of California and California State University campus health centers to distribute drugs that induce abortion.

BEWARE ENEMIES OF ISRAEL: Israel Might Have as Many as 300 Nuclear Weapons – Some Are in the ‘Ocean’
Israel has never officially admitted to possessing nuclear weapons. Unofficially, Tel Aviv wants everyone to know it has them, and doesn’t hesitate to make thinly-veiled references to its willingness to use them if confronted by an existential threat. Estimates on the size of Tel Aviv’s nuclear stockpile range from 80 to 300 nuclear weapons, the latter number exceeding China’s arsenal.

Disneyland Will Sell Alcohol for the First Time Ever in 2019
Disneyland will sell alcoholic beverages next year for the first time since opening in 1955 through a Star Wars-themed Oga’s Cantina.

Pope Urges Action Against Ocean Pollution Amid Chiurch Sex Abuse Scandal
Pope Francis on Saturday issued a call to action against pollution, describing the state of ocean littering as an “emergency,” while the church’s sex abuse scandal intensifies.

Scots want to bypass parental permission when kids ‘change sex’
…Most recently a plan was proposed to let people simply self-identify as either man or woman, or something else, alleviating them of any obligation to undergo counseling or treatment. Now the most extreme supporters of that idea have proposed an option for children to be allowed to change their sex on their birth certificate even if their parents object.

Snyder Warns: “The Stage Is Definitely Set For An Economic Disaster Of Unprecedented Proportions”
After a little bit of a lull, the international currency crisis is back with a vengeance.  Currencies are collapsing in Argentina, Brazil, India, Turkey and other emerging markets, and central banks are springing into action.

Report: Satellite Images Confirm Iranian Surface-to-Surface Missile In Syria
Google has partnered with credit card giant Mastercard in order to get millions of dollars worth of personal data from its customers, even if they’re offline, according to a report by Bloomberg.

Google Partners With Mastercard In Secret Deal To Track People ‘OFFLINE’
Google has partnered with credit card giant Mastercard in order to get millions of dollars worth of personal data from its customers, even if they’re offline, according to a report by Bloomberg.

TRUMP DROPS BOMB ON DEEP STATE: Illicit Actions Revealed – Obama Admin Caught in Act Spying on Political Opponent
On Monday evening Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) revealed Congressional investigators have learned the FBI and DOJ previously leaked information to the press then used those same press stories as a separate source to justify seeking FISA warrants on Trump advisor Carter Page. They knew all along the story was bogus and planted the evidence in the liberal media.

Detroit Drinking Water Shut Off From Schools Because of Lead Content
Schools in Detroit have been forced to shut off the water because it’s so contaminated thanks to Democrat politicians.

An ocean ‘heat wave’ just drove temperatures off Maine to near-record highs
Sea surface temperatures in the vast Gulf of Maine hit a near-record high of 68.93 degrees Fahrenheit on Aug. 8, part of what scientists called a month-long “marine heat wave” in the normally chilly waters that are home to everything from lobsters to whales.

Teen Xanax Abuse Is Surging
Teen drug use during the summer often goes unnoticed. It’s when school starts and students nod off in class, exchange pills in the hallways and fail tests that the truth becomes apparent.

British Prime Minister Theresa May Pledges £200 to Promote Abortion Worldwide
Continuing the UK Government’s policy of spending vast sums of aid money on pushing contraception and abortion on developing nations, Theresa May, the Prime Minister, has announced a new initiative which will see £200 million spent on family planning in Africa and Asia.

Neighbors sue to ban church from property
A community association in Thousand Oaks, California, is trying to prevent a church from renting a building formerly rented by the YMCA.