10 Feb 2019

Netanyahu to meet Pence, Pompeo this week in Warsaw
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday that he will meet US Vice President Mike Pompeo and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo later this week at a US-sponsored ministerial summit in Warsaw, Poland, to “promote a future of peace and security in the Middle East.” The prime minister said he will meet additional leaders as well, though he did not give any names.

Turkey demands China close camps after reports of musician’s death
Turkey has called on China to close its detention camps following the reported death of a renowned musician from the ethnic Uighur minority. Abdurehim Heyit is thought to have been serving an eight-year sentence in the Xinjiang region, where up to a million Uighurs are reportedly being detained. A statement from Turkey’s foreign ministry said they were being subjected to “torture” in “concentration camps”.

New Zealand wildfire: Thousands of people evacuated near Nelson
Thousands of people have been evacuated from a New Zealand town as firefighters battle a wildfire stoked by winds in the country’s South Island. The blaze, which began six days ago near the city of Nelson, is now threatening the town of Wakefield. A state of emergency has been declared and about 3,000 people have fled their homes in the district of Tasman.

IS resists ‘final push’ by US-backed force in eastern Syria
US-backed fighters in Syria say they are meeting fierce resistance in the last enclave held by Islamic State (IS) militants near the Iraqi border. A spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) told the AP news agency “the most experienced” jihadists are defending their last stronghold. Two years ago IS controlled large areas of Syria and Iraq.

China is unleashing killer robots and stealth drones that carry out targeted airstrikes without a human pressing the fire button
CHINA is aggressively unleashing lethal fully autonomous drones that can carry out targeted military strikes, a think tank has warned. The killer drones and pilotless aircraft fitted with AK-47 rifles are being exported to Asia, Africa and combat zones in the Middle East. US national security think tank Center for a New American Security (CNAS) said in a report that Chinese officials see this AI ‘arms race’ as a threat to global peace.

After holiday lull, Central American family migration returns to record levels, new figures show
U.S. border officials said Friday they saw an abrupt drop-off in illegal crossings during the holiday season, but the number of Central Americans arriving in family groups has returned to record levels since then. The lull in unauthorized crossings suggests some Central American migrants – and the smuggling organizations that deliver them to the border – may have taken a break or deferred the journey north until after the holidays.

French yellow vest anti-govt protests turn violent in Paris
A French yellow vest protester’s hand was ripped apart Saturday during violent clashes in Paris as demonstrators tried to storm the French National Assembly in a 13th consecutive week of unrest. Police said the injured protester lost four fingers as police swooped in to stop protesters from breaching the parliament’s exterior.

Gun-seizure laws grow in popularity since Parkland shooting
In the year since the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, more and more states have passed laws making it easier to take guns away from people who may be suicidal or bent on violence against others, and courts are issuing an unprecedented number of seizure orders across the country. Supporters say these “red flag” laws are among the most promising tools to reduce the nearly 40,000 suicides and homicides by firearm each year…

Israel’s north braces for more snow as another storm hits
Snowfalls slowly resumed over the weekend in the Golan Heights as another storm system hit Israel on Sunday, which is expected to last for several days. Rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms will spread throughout the day Sunday from northern parts of the country to southern parts of the Negev Desert. According to Meteo-Tech meteorological company, there is fear of flooding in the Judean Desert, the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley.

Exclusive: Venezuela shifts oil ventures’ accounts to Russian bank – document, sources
Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA is telling customers of its joint ventures to deposit oil sales proceeds in an account recently opened at Russia’s Gazprombank AO, according to sources and an internal document seen by Reuters on Saturday. PDVSA’s move comes after the United States imposed tough, new financial sanctions on Jan. 28 aimed at blocking Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s access to the country’s oil revenue.

South Korea signs deal to pay more for U.S. troops after Trump demand
Officials signed a short-term agreement on Sunday to boost South Korea’s contribution toward the upkeep of U.S. troops on the peninsula, after a previous deal lapsed amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for the South to pay more. About 28,500 U.S. troops are stationed in South Korea, where the United States has maintained a military presence since the 1950-53 Korean War.

Temperature in Canada’s Saskatoon plunges to lowest in over a century
Temperatures in Canada’s midwest city of Saskatoon dipped to as low as minus 42.6 degrees Celsius (minus 44.68 degrees Fahrenheit) on Wednesday, breaking a 112-year record, according to Environment Canada.

Delhi Noida NCR hailstorm photos: In a rare event, yesterday’s hailstorm turned Delhi-NCR white!
Heavy rains and hailstorm on Thursday afternoon did not just leave the capital look like a winter wonderland but also improved the air quality. People witnessed heavy rains in most parts of Delhi NCR though hailstorm was only witnessed in some isolated parts including Noida and Greater Noida.

World’s Driest Desert Floods as Extreme Weather Events Rise
The world’s driest desert is flooding and some of the planet’s wettest woodlands are burning. Welcome to summer in Chile.

The Health Ranger is right: Demonic possession is EVERYWHERE
If you’re wondering why there seems to be a quickening as of late, with evil in society now increasing at an exponential rate, the answer lies in the spiritual realm.

Did you know the Zika virus is patented? (Guess who owns it…)
…Now comes the question of who owns the patent of the Zika virus.The Zika virus is a commodity that had been purchased online from the ATCC-LGC partnership for 599 euros by The Rockefeller Foundation.

6-Time Super Bowl Winner Tom Brady Attributes His Incredible Success To Witchcraft, Pagan Altars And ‘Protection Stones’ From His Witch Wife
Tom Brady of the New England Patriots, like him or not, is the most successful quarterback of all time. He has a phenomenal talent and after his 6th Super Bowl victory he stopped to reflect on the secret of his incredible success. It’s witchcraft. Not kidding.

If all press is good press, Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has had a smash-up couple of weeks. She’s made anti-Semitic remarks. She supports BDS. She’s defended the noxious Black Hebrew Israelites against the Covington Catholic kids, saying that the notoriously racist sect were actually the victims at the March to Life brouhaha. You know, fun stuff like that.

Man Accused of Murdering Pregnant Girlfriend Has Charges Related to Killing the Fetus Dropped — Thanks to NY’s New Abortion Law
A man charged with murdering his pregnant girlfriend has had the charges related to killing her unborn baby dropped — thanks to New York’s new abortion laws.

Where Are Missing Homeless People Being Taken?
Every government the size of the United States must have contingency plans on how to deal with widespread population movement and;0r incarceration. Along these lines, where have all the homeless gone. Homeless camps are disappearing all the country. They are going somewhere. We learned that in Hurricane Harvey, many of the missing are going to FEMA Camps.

FBI seeking to covertly create national DNA database that turns everyone into a suspect … and you help create it if you use DNA analysis services
In the 2002 science fiction movie, Minority Report, a specialized police department known as PreCrime arrests “criminals” before any crime ever takes place based on information supplied to them by three psychics called precogs. When the movie was released 17 years ago, it seemed like the ultimate in escapist fantasy; it certainly did not seem possible that the police would start going around arresting people on the basis of what they might do based on their personality types and other information.