13 May 2019

Eleven-year-old ‘Drag Kid’ now a spokeschild for Converse shoes
An 11-year-old drag performer known as Desmond-is-Amazing is now a model for a shoe company. The Converse footwear company, once known for its fashionable high top basketball shoes, has announced a new “partnership” with Desmond Napoles and five other “individuals connected with the LGBTQ+ community” to market its new “Pride collection.”

FBI uncovers Islamic terror training camp in Alabama
The property, similar to another compound in New Mexico the group is now linked to where federal prosecutors say Wahhaj and four other suspects were training children to carry out deadly terror attacks on American soil. “The threat of domestic terrorism exists in every region of the United States and affects all walks of life.”

Minister: Iran could strike Israel if U.S. standoff escalates
If there’s some sort of conflagration between Iran and the United States, between Iran and its neighbours, I’m not ruling out that they will activate Hezbollah (in Lebanon) and Islamic Jihad from Gaza, or even that they will try to fire missiles from Iran at the State of Israel,” said Steinitz, a member of Netanyahu’s security cabinet.

Iranian commander: US forces must leave the region
“The presence of the Americans in the Persian Gulf region has reached its end and they must leave the region,” Khanzadi said. In addition, a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said the US military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represents a target.

Are the Palestinians Planning Another Round of Temple Mount Violence?
Ramadan began eight days ago and the security situation is already heating up the Temple Mount, threatening to be as violent as it has been in the past.

The Middle East Anti-Peace Movement
Ibrahim al-Karaki, the mayor of the Jordanian city of Al-Karak, 87 miles to south of Amman, with a view to the Dead Sea, is under attack for hosting Israeli (Jewish) tourists during the Jewish Passover holiday. His critics have accused him of promoting normalization with the “Israeli enemy” and are demanding his resignation.

Pence Again Calls for Removal of Omar From House Foreign Affairs Committee
“Ilhan Omar has made statements … anti-Semitic comments … statements against our most cherished ally: Israel … that ought to be rejected by every American,” said Pence during an interview with Fox News. Even before running for Congress, Omar made anti-Israel statements such as tweeting in 2012 that Israel has “hypnotized the world,” a post that has since been deleted.

Catholic philosopher: Why I signed the open letter accusing Pope Francis of heresy
The Open Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church that was signed by a number of scholars and pastors, including me, furnishes clear evidence of heretical (not just erroneous) statements that may be found in the approved writings of Pope Francis, as well as evidence—in the form of repeated acts and omissions of governance—that he is fully aware of what he is promoting.

Devin Nunes: ‘Comey is in a lot of trouble’ after making ‘a mess of the FBI’
What’s more, according to Rep. Devin Nunes, the former chairman and now ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee said Friday, Comey may be facing substantial legal problems in the near future.

6.1 magnitude earthquake in Panama injures two
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled homes in southwest Panama on Sunday near the border with Costa Rica, damaging buildings and injuring at least two people, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities, authorities said. The quake struck some 4 miles southeast of Plaza de Caisán, Panama, at a depth of about 12 miles,…

Remains of 35 found at western Mexico clandestine sites
Mexican investigators have found thirty-five bodies buried around the metropolitan area of Guadalajara, the country’s second city, state prosecutors said on Saturday. The discovery of the bodies was another reminder of the task facing President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who took office in December vowing to reduce the gang-fuelled violence that produced nearly 29,000 murders in Mexico last year, a record.

Pompeo to meet Putin in Russia next week
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week in Russian city of Sochi to discuss “bilateral and multilateral challenges,” US State Department said Friday. Pompeo’s Russia trip is scheduled from May 12 to 14. He would lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow on Monday, according to a statement issued by the department.

Alexa, Why Are Employees Looking at My Data?
Everyone’s been talking about Bloomberg’s report that Amazon workers are listening to the voice recordings created when you speak to Alexa. But Amazon is far from alone. Here’s how tech companies can—and have—looked at that private data you upload.

Bitcoin donations to ISIS soared day before Sri Lanka bombings
“Globes” can reveal that an investigation conducted by Israeli blockchain intelligence startup Whitestream has found that on the day prior to the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka, there were exceptionally large transfers in the bitcoin wallets that ISIS uses to raise contributions. Militant Islamic terror group ISIS took responsibility for last month’s Sri Lankan bombings, which claimed the lives of over 250 people.

Trump bumps up Brazil to ‘major non-NATO’ ally
President Donald Trump said he will grant special military status to Brazil, making it a “major non-NATO ally” in a move to boost cooperation. “I am making this designation in recognition of … Brazil’s recent commitments to increase defense cooperation with the United States, and in recognition of our own national interest in deepening our defense coordination with Brazil,” Trump said in a letter to Congress. Trump said he also was giving consideration to having Brazil become an actual member of NATO,…

Ex-intelligence analyst charged with leaking classified documents to reporter
A former intelligence analyst was taken into custody Thursday after federal authorities unsealed an indictment accusing him of leaking more than a dozen classified national defense documents to a journalist. The document does not identify the reporter or his outlet, but the description suggests they are Jeremy Scahill and the news site The Intercept. The outlet said in a statement Thursday morning that it “does not comment on matters relating to the identity of anonymous sources,” but it described the arrest as an abuse of power.

RED ALERT ‘Unprecedented’ 100,000 people hit by EU measles outbreak – as deadly disease spreads at terrifying rate
MEASLES is spreading at a terrifying rate across Europe with more than 100,000 people hit by the outbreak in the last year.

War with Iran forthcoming? Most experts say they don’t think so
It’s been an intense couple of weeks in the triangle of the United States, Iran and the European Union. The immediate trigger is the one-year mark since US President Donald Trump decided to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The Trump administration decided to use that anniversary to impose fresh sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

Qatari envoy arrives in Gaza Strip, transfers $30 million to Hamas
The Qatari envoy Mohammed al-Emadi arrived at the Gaza Strip through the Erez Crossing and handed over $30 million to Hamas on Monday, and families are now being asked to check whether they received the $100 grant they deserve. After the last round of fighting last week, the Qatari Foreign Ministry issued an official statement saying that Qatar would transfer $480 million in support of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Saudi Energy Minister says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters
Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted by a “sabotage attack” off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), condemning it as an attempt to undermine security of global crude supplies. The UAE said on Sunday that four commercial vessels were hit by sabotage near the emirate of Fujairah, one of the world’s largest bunkering hubs lying just outside the Strait of Hormuz.

Burkina Faso church attack: Priest among six killed
Gunmen have killed six people including a priest as Mass was being celebrated in a church in Dablo in northern Burkina Faso, officials say. The attackers, said to number between 20 and 30, then burned down the church. The town’s mayor, Ousmane Zongo, said that there was panic as other buildings were burned down and a health centre looted.

Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat -ISNA
A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represents a target, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported. The U.S. military has sent forces, including an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers, to the Middle East in a move that U.S. officials said was made to counter “clear indications” of threats from Iran to American forces in the region.

Handful of ‘left leaning sources’ dominate Google’s ‘Top Stories,’ study finds
A new study from the Computational Journalism Lab at Northwestern found that many of Google’s top hits for news searches came from just a handful of left-leaning sources. Researchers Daniel Trielli and Nicholas Diakopoulos conducted their study by looking at the results of more than 200 news-related questions every day in November 2017.

Coalition deal could pave way for ultra-Orthodox-only communities
The ultra-Orthodox parties are focused on the Housing Ministry and control of Israel’s Land Authority as part of negotiations to join Benjamin Netanyahu’s new coalition, indicating they will make new neighborhoods already being planned exclusive to the ultra-Orthodox community. According to religious MKs, outgoing Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon’s policy for subsidized housing, resulted in a shortage of homes for the ultra-Orthodox community…

Face it: If you are using Amazon Alexa in your home, you are an incredibly stupid person
Amazon has really pulled a fast one on the public with its Alexa ploy – and especially those stupid enough to actually pay money for one of these things, which basically allows Jeff Bezos and his brigade of digital peephole perverts to spy on them 24/7.

Mississippi River Flooding: With New Orleans Levee Pressure Increasing, Bonnet Carré spillway Opened; Louisiana Governor Declares Statewide Emergency
As the flood-swollen Mississippi River rises across the South into Louisiana, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has opened the Bonnet Carré spillway north of New Orleans in a precautionary move to relieve potential stress on the city’s levees, which protect from catastrophic flooding.

Police In New Zealand Looking To Make Arrest of Person Who Left A Chick Gospel Tract About Islam And Muslims Called ‘Men Of Peace’ In Mailbox
Do you get the sense that the wide-open window we have enjoyed for so long is starting to close? I do. Yes, this story takes place in New Zealand and not in America, but guess what? America is a kitten’s whisker away from turning Socialist. Could I see Americans in America arrested for handing out gospel tracts if the Democratic Socialists get power? I absolutely do!

Texas Officials Illuminate Crosses After Atheists’ Call for Removal
Elected officials in an East Texas community defiantly illuminated the crosses on their courthouse after an atheist organization told them to take them down. The move came after the county judge and commissioners voted unanimously to keep the four crosses on the county building.

Horror! Nazis Crash Holocaust Commemoration Ceremony in Arkansas – With Signs About Ovens
Nazis and white supremacists interrupted a Holocaust remembrance ceremony in Arkansas last Sunday. The nazis were chanting, The Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported:

FBI Breaks Up Homegrown Islamic Terror Camp in Alabama Owned by Terrorist Siraj Wahhaj and his Supporters
A homegrown Islamic terrorist training camp was discovered in Alabama recently. The property belongs to terrorist Siraj Wahhaj who was arrested at a camp in New Mexico.

Vatican Wishes Happy Ramadan to ‘Muslim Brothers and Sisters’ As Christians Are Slaughtered in Ramadan-Jihad Terror Attacks
Why doeasn’t speak in defense of his flock? Outreach is all well and good but Ramadan is the season of jihad — pure terror for non-Muslims living in Muslim countries.

Catholic Clergy Accuse Pope Francis of Heresy, Call to Reprimand Him
A group of Catholic Church clergy members and theologians has called on bishops to admonish Pope Francis, accusing the head of the Vatican of heresy, according to reports.

Chips Ahoy Goes Full SJW – Promotes “Drag Moms” in Bizarre Mother’s Day Advertisement (VIDEO)
Chips Ahoy! promoted “drag moms” and drag queens in their Mother’s Day advertisement on Sunday. Is nothing sacred anymore? An infinitesimal percentage of people dress in drag, yet Chips Ahoy decided to feature a (male) “drag queen” in their Mother’s Day advertisement.

More ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bills Emerge in the Midwest and South
New “heartbeat” abortion bills are emerging in the Midwest and South that will ban pregnancy terminations after a fetal heartbeat has been detected.

Pelosi’s Holy Imam Compared Jews to Nazis and Homosexuality to Bestiality
On Thursday Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave opening prayer duties to Imam Omar Suleiman. Anti-Semitic radical Linda Sarsour praised Pelosi for the choice.

Rashida Tlaib says thinking of the Holocaust provides her a ‘calming feeling,’ shockingly claims Palestinians created ‘safe haven’ for Jews
Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., has made yet another shocking and historically ignorant claim: That thinking about the Holocaust gives her a “calming feeling” because her Palestinian ancestors provided a “safe haven” for Jewish victims of the tragedy.

Pope Urges Youth to Hear the ‘Anguished Plea of the Earth’
Pope Francis has told young economists and entrepreneurs that the world needs a different kind of economy, “one that cares for the environment and does not despoil it.”