Rouhani says new U.S. sanctions have no effect on Iran economy
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that US sanctions announced last week have had no effect on Iran’s economy because Washington had already practically reimposed them earlier. “The sanctions have had no impact on our economy because America had already used all the weapons at its disposal and there was nothing new to use against us,” Rouhani said in remarks carried live on state television.
Heavy flooding in Jordan: 12 killed, 3 Israeli tourists missing
he Foreign Ministry is examining reports that three Israelis currently traveling in Wadi Rum, Jordan, are missing after heavy floods inundated the area, Channel 13 reported. The Israeli consul in Jordan is in communication with local authorities to ensure their safety. Heavy rains and flooding killed at least twelve people in Jordan and forced authorities to evacuate more than 3,700 tourists from the ancient city of Petra on Friday, officials said.
Qatar to advance joint plan with Israel to fund Gaza for six months
The Qatari Ambassador to the United Nations Mohammed Al-Amadi, said that his country would continue to support the poor families in the Gaza Strip for six months at $15 million a month in grants, and another $10 million each month for fuel. “We agreed with Israel to solve the electricity problem, complete the proposed 161 power-line and determine rights of sea passage,” the Qatari diplomat said…
NH judge orders Amazon to give Echo recordings in murder case
An Amazon Echo device could play a role in a double-homicide case in Farmington. A judge has ordered Amazon to turn over recordings that might have been captured by an Echo smart speaker in the Farmington house where two women were stabbed to death in January 2017. Timothy Verrill of Dover is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing deaths of Jenna Pellegrini, 32, and Christine Sullivan, 48. He has pleaded not guilty.
Democrats Plan to Pursue Most Aggressive Gun-Control Legislation in Decades
Democrats say they will pass the most aggressive gun-control legislation in decades when they become the House majority in January, plans they renewed this week in the aftermath of a mass killing in a California bar. Their efforts will be spurred by an incoming class of pro-gun-control lawmakers who scored big in Tuesday’s midterm elections, although any measure would likely meet stiff resistance in the GOP-controlled Senate.
Palestinian sets alight greenhouse in Gaza border communities
A Palestinian, who infiltrated Friday afternoon into Israel from northern Gaza, is suspected of setting alight a greenhouse in moshav Netiv HaAsara in Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. At first, the IDF said the flames erupted as a result of an illuminating bomb the army fired while searching for the Palestinian.
U.S. presses China to halt militarization of South China Sea
…U.S. officials urged their Chinese counterparts…to halt militarization of the disputed South China Sea, drawing a rebuke from the Chinese for sending U.S. warships close to islands claimed by Beijing. During a round of…talks in Washington, the two sides aired…many of their main differences, including a bitter trade dispute, freedom of navigation in Asia-Pacific waters, self-ruled Taiwan, and China’s crackdown on its Muslim minority in Xinjiang.
Acting US attorney general said judges need ‘biblical view of justice’
Acting US Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said in 2014 that judges should be “people of faith” and have “a biblical view of justice,” specifically the New Testament, and was once part of a firm that threatened to sic Israeli commandos on complainants.
Florida monarch butterfly populations have dropped 80 percent since 2005
A 37-year survey of monarch populations in North Central Florida shows that caterpillars and butterflies have been declining since 1985 and have dropped by 80 percent since 2005.
Why is this Belgium Catholic church about to proudly broadcast the Islamic call to prayer?
This Sunday a large cathedral in the Belgian city of Mechelen will broadcast the Islamic call to prayer, newspaper HLN reports.
PROPHECY COMES ALIVE: A red heifer born in Israel, fish in the Dead Sea, and a snake at the Western Wall have many wondering if we’ve hit the End of Times
FEARS the Apocalypse may be approaching were fuelled by three events taking place within just a few months echoing scriptures about the end of the world.
Notre Dame President: Don’t Turn Abusive Cardinal McCarrick Into A Monster
The Catholic Church is suffering a serious, serious crisis. Not just because several bishops have proven themselves feckless cowards who cover up for sexual predators but also because the clerics have lost their ability to condemn objective evil.
Election Fraud Expert: Brenda Snipes Allowed Illegal Aliens and Felons to Vote; Illegally Destroyed Ballots
Three statewide races in Florida are headed to a recount and all depend on results from a county whose supervisor of elections has a history of losing ballots and breaking laws by allowing illegal immigrants and felons to vote, as well as illegally destroying ballots.
Hundreds trapped and thousands flee an area of northern California as blaze swells to 5,000 acres
A town of 27,000 people has been ‘pretty much destroyed’ by a raging wildfire that forced terrified residents to flee their homes clutching pets and babies and collapsing pillions fell across roads.
As World Observes 80th Anniversary Of Nazi ‘Kristallnacht’ Attacks On Jews, Anti-Semitic Acts Up 69% In France
80 years ago today, the satanically-driven Nazis of Hitler’s Germany launched an horrific attack on the Jewish population within their borders that was designed to instill fear in the hearts and minds of the Jewish people. More than an isolated incident, is was the harbinger of what was to come in the gas chambers of Auschwitz and other places. It triggered a world war that, by its conclusion, left 55 million people dead, and a full 50% of the global Jewish population dead.
Alabama voters approve Ten Commandments amendment, AP projects
Voters in Alabama have approved a constitutional amendment regarding the display of the Ten Commandments in public schools and government buildings.
MSNBC’s Matthews: ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ ‘Should Be Outlawed’
“Thoughts and prayers … I’m sorry, but that should be outlawed,” Matthews stated. “I know it’s well intended in some cases. It’s a throwaway line by a staffer who knocks off some script, some product, some wordage for somebody political to make it sound like they give a damn.”
Order at the Border: New WH Rule Makes Illegal Border Crossers Ineligible for Asylum
The White House announced Thursday that it will crack down on “meritless” claims of asylum by illegal immigrants attempting to cross the border.
CDC Warns Latest Ebola Outbreak ‘May Not Be Containable’
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned international public health officials they may need to consider that the latest outbreak of Ebola “may not be containable” and instead will become entrenched.
The tide is turning: Big Pharma billionaire arrested, charged with conspiracy and bribery of doctors
I almost never thought I’d see the day when a Big Pharma founder and owner was finally arrested for running a criminal drug cartel, but that day has arrived.
Recounts loom larger, legal action begins as margins tighten in key Florida races
As the Senate race between Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Bill Nelson appears headed to a statewide recount, both candidates are mobilizing teams of lawyers and legal skirmishes are well underway.
Anti-Semitic acts up 69 percent in France in 2018, prime minister says
Anti-Semitic acts in France rose by 69 percent in the first nine months of 2018, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe said Friday, on the 80th anniversary of the infamous “Kristallnacht” attacks on Jews in Nazi Germany.
California Prisoners Got $3.5 Million from Social Security
The inspector general for the agency reported 123 inmates received the disability and retirement payments despite the Social Security Act prohibiting payments to individuals “confined to a jail, prison, or certain other public institutions for committing a crime.”
Online Porn Viewing During The Midterm Elections Was A Rollercoaster. Here Are The Numbers
Pornhub’s viewing numbers were all over the place during the midterm elections Tuesday. Obviously, everybody was locked into the outcome, and that made the website’s numbersr eflect that of a rollercoaster.