Sanhedrin Urges Candidates for Jerusalem Mayor to Prepare for Third Temple
Jerusalem will have a new mayor next week and more than any other election this year will decide the religious nature of Israel’s capital. The nascent Sanhedrin has addressed a letter to the two candidates emphasizing the role of the Third Temple in municipal current policy. “With God’s merciful approval, one of you will be chosen as head of the city, may it be built and made ready for its ultimate purpose,” the Sanhedrin wrote.
White House revokes press pass for CNN’s Jim Acosta
In the wake of the epic news-conference showdown between President Trump and CNN’s Jim Acosta, the White House late Wednesday suspended the reporter’s press credentials, effectively banning him from White House access. “I’ve just been denied entrance to the WH,” Acosta said on Twitter. The fact that CNN is proud of the way their employee behaved is not only disgusting, it’s an example of their outrageous disregard for everyone, including young women, who work in this administration. As a result of today’s incident, the White House is suspending the hard pass of the reporter involved until further notice.”
Pro-Life Win in West Virginia
Abortion supporters suffered a major setback in West Virginia after voters amended the state constitution. On Tuesday 52 percent of the state’s voters approved Amendment 1, which overturned a 1993 court ruling that allowed taxpayer-funded abortions. The ballot measure specifically said that the West Virginia constitution does not include the right to kill a baby in the womb, opening the door for restrictions on the practice, as well as prohibition if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Pro-lifers celebrated the result.
12,000+ corpses of ISIS victims discovered in 200 mass graves across Iraq
The remains of thousands of ISIS victims have been discovered sprawled out over 200 mass graves in the Iraqi provinces of Nineveh, Kirkuk, Salah al-Din and Anbar. The information was released on Tuesday by a joint report from the United Nations to Iraq and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights…. As many as 12,000 corpses have been recovered so far but more are expected to be found.
Report: Al-Sisi persuades Abbas to agree to Hamas-Israel ceasefire terms
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has persuaded Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to agree to a ceasefire understanding between Israel and Hamas, which the Egyptian intelligence has worked for months to achieve… Abbas agreed that the ceasefire understanding, which gives Gazans “an opportunity to breath,” would take effect two stages: the first within two weeks and the second within six months, Al-Hayat reported.
In nod to Palestinian statehood, Belgium upgrades PLO mission
In a nod to its support for unilateral Palestinian statehood, Belgium on Wednesday upgraded the status of the PLO mission in its country. Belgium Foreign Minister Didier Reynders tweeted about the upgrade, after meeting in Brussels with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki, but did not provide further details of the upgrade.
Australia ramps up Pacific spending amid China debate
Australia will create a multi-billion dollar fund for Pacific island nations to build infrastructure, in a move seen as a bid to counter China’s influence. Delivering a major policy speech, PM Scott Morrison said he aimed to restore the Pacific to the “front and centre” of Australia’s foreign outlook. Australia will offer up to A$2bn (£1.11bn; $1.45bn) in grants and loans to strengthen ties, he said.
China ‘will move clouds and make it rain in different places using satellites’ in terrifying weather control plan
CHINA is launching a bizarre bid to control Earth’s weather so it can shift rain clouds thousands of miles from its soaking south to its parched north. Six satellites will form a ring to spot water-laden clouds and create an atmospheric corridor to allow them to move to the arid regions, state media said. Tianhe which translates as “Sky River” is being developed by the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology and will reportedly be launched in 2020.
China unveils stealth combat drone under development
A Chinese state-owned company says it is developing a stealth combat drone in the latest sign of the country’s growing aerospace prowess. The CH-7 unmanned aerial vehicle also underscores China’s growing competitiveness in the expanding global market for drones. China has won sales in the Middle East and elsewhere by offering drones at lower prices and without the political conditions attached by the U.S.
U.S. crude output at new record with oil at lowest price since March
The U.S. stockpile of commercial crude oil continued to rise with the country’s record oil production estimated at 11.6 million barrels a day, and domestic oil prices are now down to their lowest levels since March. The U.S. Energy Department said commercial crude inventories rose by 5.8 million barrels last week and gasoline stocks jumped by 1.9 million barrels.
Canada joins effort to counter China with Asian warship drills
Built to hunt Russian submarines, Canadian frigate HMCS Calgary is instead chasing Japanese and U.S. subs in western Pacific drills as Canada joins other maritime nations in seeking to contain Chinese influence in the Indo Pacific. “The expectation is to see one, if not two ships, on a year round basis doing a variety of things with a variety of partners in the region,” Commander Blair Saltel, the captain of Calgary, said in Yokosuka, Japan.
Newly emboldened Democrats want healthcare protected – and Trump impeached
Democrats have a clear message for party leaders who will take control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national opinion poll: Protect their healthcare and impeach President Donald Trump. The poll released on Thursday found that 43 percent of people who identified as Democrats want impeachment to be a top priority for Congress.
Obama Applauds Voters for Choosing Leaders Who ‘Look Like America’
Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised Americans for electing leaders that reflect the growing diversity of the nation, the Washington Examiner reported.
With Mideast peace plan, Kushner prepares his debut
At a standing desk in his cramped, high-ceilinged West Wing office, US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser has labored for nearly two years over a detailed plan for peace in the Middle East. Along the way he has granted a mere handful of interviews, none of which have provided much in substance of a plan that has, up until now, remained the administration’s most closely guarded secret.
Chinese ‘gait recognition’ tech IDs people by how they walk
Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: “gait recognition” software that uses people’s body shapes and how they walk to identify them, even when their faces are hidden from cameras.
Italy storms: Death toll rises in the country’s worst storms and flooding in decades
FIERCE winds and rains have devastated tourist icons in Italy and claimed the lives of more than 30 people including nine members of one family.
Catholic Mexican bishop says that the world needs to tear down their walls and support migrants
The Bishop of Ciudad Juarez urged the faithful Sunday to tear down the walls that have been built against migrants, exhorting them to lend their full support to migrants.
Christianity is dying out all over Britain, Islam is the future
Demographically, Britain has been acquiring an Islamic face, especially in cities such as Birmingham, Bradford, Derby, Dewsbury, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Luton, Manchester, Sheffield, Waltham Forest and Tower Hamlets.
20,000 armed Muslim migrants are attacking the border of Croatia, in order to stream into Europe – why is this not in the news?
The Bosnian-Croatian border is under continuous attacks by an armed mob of more than 20,000 migrants, an official tells Austria’s Kronen Zeitung.
Christians Have Good Night at Polls
It was a good night for Christians. In two of the three states that had ballot initiatives protecting the rights of the unborn, they won: Alabama and West Virginia affirmed the right to life of children in the womb, and they also banned public funding of abortion; Oregon made it easier for a woman to abort her child.
Blue Wave: Los Angeles Typhus Cases Hit 100 as Rat-Infested Slums Spread Disease
If we want to see the blue wave in full effect, we only need to take a look at liberal Los Angeles, where millionaire celebrities lecture the rest of the population from their mansions, surrounded by rat-infested slums.
Macron praises WWI general who later collaborated with Nazis
French President Emmanuel Macron has waded onto controversial ground by praising a World War I general who subsequently collaborated with the Nazis in World War II.
Here’s why, despite it all, Israelis live longer
A recent study published shows that Israel is among the top 10 countries in longevity, projected to 2040. Israel already ranks high in other indices for longevity, with an average lifespan of 82.5 as of 2016.