US And Turkey “Quietly” Making Progress At “Highest Levels” On Release Of American Pastor
A new report in Middle East Eye says Pastor Andrew Brunson could very soon be released from Turkish detention after months of immense US pressure on Ankara has sent the Turkish lira into a nosedive. In the past weeks the issue has been out of the public eye compared to the heated and seemingly constant back and forth between US and Turkish leaders concerning the detained American citizen over the summer.
Cardinal Cupich Has Removed Chicago Priest Who Burned Rainbow Flag
The removal was announced by Cupich himself through a letter to the many staff and parishioners of Resurrection Church located in the Avondale neighborhood of the city. Kalchik was helped by a few parishioners during the burning. Kalchik, who is 56 years old, and a few congregation members set fire to the rainbow banner, an LGBTQ pride symbol which was once displayed prominently in the church. The flag was set on fire despite a strict order of the Chicago archdiocese to desist from doing so.
China Engaged in Election Influence Operations to Undermine Trump
China’s communist government is conducting overt and covert influence operations aimed at swaying the upcoming November elections in a bid to undermine President Trump, the president disclosed on Wednesday. “Regrettably, we found that China has been attempting to interfere in our upcoming 2018 election coming up in November against my administration,” Trump said during a session of the U.N. Security Council in New York. “They do not want me, or us, to win because I am the first president ever to challenge China on trade. And we are winning on trade. We are winning at every level. We don’t want them to meddle or interfere in our upcoming election.” Trump says friendship with Xi Jinping may be over.
Netanyahu talks with Sisi amid Quartet concern over Gaza violence
Sisi “stressed the importance of resuming the negotiations between the two sides, the Palestinians and the Israelis, to reach a just and a comprehensive solution based on a two-state solution and in accordance with the international treaties,” according to a presidential statement. Al-Sisi was the only Arab leader to meet with Netanyahu, who also spoke with US President Donald Trump as well as leaders from Belgium, Guatemala, Austria and Poland.
Fmr Israeli Commander: God Protected us in Battle
During the 1973 Yom Kippur War, IDF soldiers fought ferocious battles against largely Syrian and Egyptian attackers. Effie Eitam was leading a routine reconnaissance patrol on the Golan Heights when his unit was ambushed. Involved in the some of the heaviest fighting of the war, none of Eitam’s unit’s members were either killed or wounded. (VIDEO).
Netanyahu Meets With Trump in New York, Refuses UNESCO invitation
Netanyahu was effusive in his praise of the U.S. president, remarking that he personally, and the State of Israel had much to be thankful for. Netanyahu initially thanked President Trump for his strong statement at the UNGA, “against the corrupt terrorist regime in Iran. You back up your strong words with strong actions. And I think that the fact that you brought American sanctions to bear has cut the cash machine of Iran and its campaign of carnage and conquest of the Middle East.”
UN Secretary-General: Denying Israel’s right to exist is antisemitism
Attempts to delegitimize Israel is a form of antisemitism, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday at a high level forum to combat hatred against Jews that was held on the sidelines of the General Assembly. Modern antisemitism…expressed “itself in attempts to delegitimize the right of Israel to exist, including calls for its destruction, using the pretext of the situation in the Middle East to target Jews and Jewish symbols.”
Trump: Two-state Middle East solution would work best
US President Donald Trump believes a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would “work best”. Mr Trump moved away from decades of US policy calling for an independent Palestinian state last year, when he said he would be happy with a one-state solution if both parties wanted it. But after meeting Israel’s prime minister on Wednesday, he declared: “I like [the] two-state solution.”
Palestinians reject Trump’s two-state overture: ‘He’s waging war’
US President Donald Trump is waging war against the Palestinians, Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki told reporters in New York on Wednesday night after holding an an international diplomatic meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. He spoke after Trump publicly endorsed a two-state resolution to the conflict for the first time and said he believed the Palestinians would engage in a US lead peace process.
IMF boosts bailout for crisis-hit Argentina
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to provide a bigger, faster bailout to Argentina than initially planned in an effort to restore market confidence in the country. The IMF plans to boost its 36-month financing package to $57.1bn (£43bn) from $50bn announced previously. It will make about $50bn in credit available though 2019 – $19bn more than previously anticipated.
US B-52s fly near contested islands amid China tensions
The US Air Force conducted two bomber flights this week into areas considered sensitive by the Chinese military, missions that have come amid heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing. Earlier this week, US B-52 bombers flew from Guam and transited through the South China Sea, an area where the Chinese government has built islands and established military facilities on disputed features.
Suicides in the US are up, says CDC official
The principal deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned on Wednesday that suicide is on the rise in the U.S. among almost every age group. “Suicide – in all ages except for young children and the elderly – is one of the few conditions that’s getting worse instead of better around the country,” Anne Schuchat told “Rising” Hill.TV co-hosts Krystal Ball and Buck Sexton.
Ex-Google employee warns of ‘disturbing’ China plans
A former Google employee has warned of the firm’s “disturbing” plans in China, in a letter to US lawmakers. Jack Poulson, who had been a senior researcher at the company until resigning in August, wrote that he was fearful of Google’s ambitions. His letter alleges Google’s work on a Chinese product – codenamed Dragonfly – would aid Beijing’s efforts to censor and monitor its citizens online.
The Government Wants Airlines to Delay Your Flight So They Can Scan Your Face
Omnipresent facial recognition has become a golden goose for law enforcement agencies around the world. In the United States, few are as eager as the Department of Homeland Security. American airports are currently being used as laboratories for a new tool that would automatically scan your face — and confirm your identity with U.S. Customs and Border Protection — as you prepare to board a flight…
WALSH: The Party Of Evil
Democrats have long since hit the bottom of the barrel in their attempts to smear Brett Kavanaugh. Now they’ve busted through the bottom and are furiously digging into the dirt. Last night, they presented the latest Kavanaugh scandal: his yearbook. Apparently Kavanaugh wrote something rude in his 12th grade yearbook. This is supposed to have some sort of significance, though nobody can quite explain why.
SODOM AND GEMORRAH: Texas school petition wants boys to be able to wear makeup and express themselves in a safe environment
A student petition that criticizes a Texas high school’s dress code as “outdated” and “gender biased” wants administrators to change the rules and allow boys to wear makeup on campus so they may express themselves in “what is supposed to be a safe environment.”
Israel lauds Trump’s ‘impressive’ UN speech, while Palestinians lambast it
Israeli officials on Tuesday praised US President Donald Trump’s speech to the UN General Assembly, while Palestinians and dovish US Jews decried the address as harmful.
DRC Ebola outbreak: WHO warns of “perfect storm”
The fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo is facing a “perfect storm” that could help an outbreak spin out of control, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday.
Christian University to Allow Same-Sex Relationships between Students
Azusa Pacific, a Christian university in southern California, recently announced that they were removing their restriction on same-sex relationships between students. The move comes after pressure from student groups who demanded a change in the regulation.
Court agrees with atheists: Fixing church furnace is ‘religious’
A New Jersey court’s determination that fixing furnaces or repairing broken plumbing in historic church buildings is “religious” is being appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled last year a church cannot be excluded from a program generally available to the public.
‘This is a safe space’: Colorado Children’s Hospital Removes Gender from Patient Wristbands
A children’s hospital in Colorado announced it has eliminated gender designations on patient wristbands. Children’s Hospital Colorado noted the change in a tweet last week.
DOJ: Chinese National Arrested For Allegedly Spying On US Soil
The Department of Justice announced Tuesday the arrest of a Chinese national in Chicago accused of spying on behalf of Beijing. According to the DOJ’s Office of Public Affairs, 27-year-old Ji Chaoqun is alleged to have operated on U.S. soil as an “illegal agent of the People’s Republic of China.”
Top U.S. scientists forced to resign over allegations of corruption and false studies
Integrity and incorruptibility are qualities that we have every right to expect from the pillars of the scientific community. Shockingly, however, these pillars seem to be crumbling right before our eyes.
Europe Flips Off America, Sides With World’s Largest State Sponsor of Terrorism
The European Union, sticking it to the United States and President Trump, has announced that it will implement a special payments channel to maintain economic ties with Iran in order to save the disastrous 2015 nuclear deal.
President Trump Tells PM Netanyahu In New York That He Wants Middle East Peace ‘In My First Term’
There are many things that Bible prophecy tells us about Israel in the last days in general, and about the importance of the physical land of Israel in particular. One of the most interesting things we are are found in the book of the prophet Joel, who tells us plainly why God gathers the nations for battle during the time of Jacob’s trouble. It’s because someone has divided the land, God’s land, and God is not in favor of it.
Trump Administration Cancels FDA’s Aborted-Baby-Parts Contract
On July 25, the Food and Drug Administration signed a contract to acquire “fresh” tissue from aborted babies so it could transplant that tissue into mice.
NBC’s Seth Meyers Mocks Catholic Church And Then Uses It To Go After Brett Kavanaugh
Comedian Seth Meyers mocked the Catholic church on NBC’s “Late Night” Tuesday and then used it to lambaste Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s claim he was a virgin in high school and years after.
George Soros Funded Fusion GPS, His Spokesman Confirms
George Soros has indirectly funded Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind the infamous Steele dossier, a spokesman for the billionaire financier has acknowledged.
Rothschild, Soros, Corbyn and One Europe – the Road to Global Governance
…Corbyn is totally committed to mass migration into the United Kingdom and Europe, employing the Soros strategies of moral blackmail and name-calling in order to intimidate and silence any opposition, declaring limits on immigration to be inherently racist, thus ignoring considerations such as jobs, crime, and social cohesion, and assuming that these are of no value to others.
Monkeypox: contagious disease confirmed as having spread in UK for first time as third case discovered in Blackpool
A healthcare worker has been quarantined with monkeypox in a bid to prevent the potentially deadly virus from spreading, public health officials have confirmed.