17 Jan 2019

FBI: Sting nabs jihadist who wanted to attack White House with anti-tank rocket
A would-be jihadist who had detailed plans to use an anti-tank rocket to storm into the White House was arrested in a sting Wednesday after he traded his car for guns and explosives, authorities said.

Nepal earthquake: Waiting for the complete rupture
…the country may still face the threat of much stronger earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or more. This is the conclusion reached by a group of earth scientists from ETH Zurich based on a new model of the collision zone between the Indian and Eurasian Plates in the vicinity of the Himalayas. Our model shows that, although the Gorkha earthquake reduced the stress level in part of the rupture zone, tension actually increased in the frontal section close to the foot of the Himalayas. The apparent paradox is that ‘medium-sized’ earthquakes such as Gorkha can create the conditions for an even larger earthquake,”

Nairobi terrorists say attack was revenge for U.S. Jerusalem embassy move
Al Shabaab, a Somalia-based al Qaeda affiliate fighting to impose strict Islamic law, said it carried the assault on the upscale dusitD2 compound over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Magnetic Pole Shift Could Turn Our World Upside Down
But the movement of the north magnetic pole has been the object of study since 1831. Initially, it was tracked moving into the Arctic Ocean at a rate of about 15km each year. But, since the mid 1990s, it has picked up speed. It’s now shifting at a rate of about 55km a year. At the same time, Earth’s magnetic field has been getting weaker and weaker, and this has many experts deeply concerned that we could soon experience a catastrophic pole flip.

Israel Air Force Invited to First-Ever Joint Exercise With Britain’s RAF
The IAF has been invited to take part in the annual Cobra Warrior exercise at Coningsby airbase in Lincolnshire in September. While defense cooperation between Israel and Britain has been intensifying at all levels in recent years, the IAF has never been invited to participate in the exercise.

Was FBI Secret Trump Investigation After Firing of Comey a Treasonous Coup?
James Comey was appointed by Barack Obama to be the FBI Director in 2013 after Robert Mueller left the post. On May 9, 2017, President Trump fired Comey, causing him to turn against Trump and work with Mueller in trying to destroy the Trump presidency. The nation is now learning that upon Comey’s firing, loyal, Obamanite FBI leadership launched a top secret internal investigation into Trump. Many as asking if this secret investigation was legal and some are suggesting that it may have been an attempt at a treasonous coup to remove Trump from office.

Expel international observers from Hebron – top minister to Netanyahu
Netanyahu must oust the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH), thereby ending the mandate of the international observer force, Public Safety Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday. He issued his call 14 days before his decision to renew the mandate of the organization that has operated in Hebron for 12 years was expected to be in, based on an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.

Putin warns West on Balkans as Serbia prepares lavish welcome
Russian President Vladimir Putin heads a powerful delegation to Serbia on Thursday, aiming to cement co-operation with a country seeking to join the EU. Ahead of his Belgrade visit, Mr Putin accused some Western countries of “destabilising” the Balkans. Security will be tight in the Serbian capital. MiG jets will escort his plane and 7,000 police are being deployed.

US Pentagon urges missile defence sensors in space
The US must research new technologies, such as a layer of sensors in space, to find and destroy incoming missiles, a Pentagon report is expected to say. The Missile Defence Review, due for release on Thursday, says the US should revamp its missile defence programme to combat foreign threats. It includes plans to study a possible orbital sensor system to intercept and stop missiles in their tracks.

Border rancher: ‘We’ve found prayer rugs out here. It’s unreal’
Ranchers and farmers near the U.S.-Mexico border have been finding prayer rugs on their properties in recent months, according to one rancher who asked to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation by cartels who move the individuals. The mats are pieces of carpet that those of the Muslim faith kneel on as they worship.

Immigration group files suit to force Southern Poverty Law Center revoke ‘hate’ label
One of the most prominent groups advocating for stricter immigration went to court Wednesday to demand a judge order the Southern Poverty Law Center to stop labeling it a “hate group,” accusing the self-described watchdog of running an illegal racket to silence political opponents. The Center for Immigration Studies says the SPLC’s accusations that it is racist and anti-immigrant are wrong and have cost the nonprofit support and financial backing…

Report: Trump’s Mideast plan proposes Palestinian state in West Bank
Israeli television said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan would propose a Palestinian state on as much as 90 percent of West Bank, with a capital in East Jerusalem, but not including its holy sites. The Trump administration has said publication of the plan, kept closely under wraps, could be months away, and cautioned against speculation about its contents.

Black South African politician urges followers to ‘kill whites’, saying: ‘We will kill their children and their women’
The leader of a South African political party has called for the killing of white women and children in a row over the taxi industry. Andile Mngxitama, president of Black First Land First (BLF), was speaking at a rally on the weekend in Potchefstroom near Johannesburg when he made the violent comments.

‘Palestinian’ leader Abbas takes over largest UN bloc, calls for a global battle against terrorism
The global community must band together to combat terrorism, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday as he took over the chairmanship of the United Nations Group of 77 and China, the organization’s largest bloc of member states.

NYC: Sculpture proclaiming “There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is his prophet” removed from Ground Zero
It looks as if the New York chapter of the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) was caught napping on this one. Ordinarily one would have expected them to swoop in with charges of “Islamophobia” and make sure the sculpture stayed right where it was.

US Pentagon accounted plans for stationing troops on the Mexican border – liberals outraged
According to an Associated Press report, the military deployment will not only continue until the end of September 2019, but will be enhanced as soldiers and Marines continue to assist the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in its efforts to reinforce the southern border, including the arrival of more migrant caravans.

PURE HATE: Muslim mobs close four churches in Egypt –
In recent weeks, hardline Islamic extremists have carried out a spate of attacks against four churches in Egypt, persecution watchdog International Christian Concern (ICC) has reported. All four churches were in the midst of seeking official recognition from the state to carry out worship services.

‘Mass casualty’ attack on White House foiled
A metropolitan Atlanta man has been accused of plotting to destroy the White House – as well as other government buildings in Washington, D.C. – in a case that was revealed on Wednesday.

O’Rourke Questions the Relevance of the Constitution: ‘Does It Still Work?’
Former congressman and failed Senate candidate Robert Francis (Beto) O’Rourke questioned the relevance of the United States Constitution in a recent interview with the Washington Post.

US Foster Care Supplies 88 Percent of Sex Trafficked Children, Study Finds
Child sex slavery is a rapidly expanding problem in the United States, yet it’s a problem many people don’t want to face up to.