11 Jun 2019

4.2 Lake Erie earthquake strikes Cleveland area
An earthquake registering 4.2 was detected in Lake Erie, a half-mile north of Eastlake, shortly before 11 a.m. Monday, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said.

Indonesia warns of further eruptions after volcano spews ash
Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a huge column of ash, causing panic among residents. Mount Sinabung, which has seen a spike in activity since 2010, erupted for around nine minutes on Sunday, sending clouds of volcanic ash 7 km (4.4 miles) into the sky.

Tar, Natural Gas Rises Up Onto Streets Near La Brea Tar Pits
“You see a little bit of tar oozing up between the pavement,” Kogan says, “all over the neighborhood. That’s not unusual but this seems to be flow tar. I’ve never seen this before.” Not to mention the constant hissing sound coming from the ground — it’s methane.

Hundreds Of U.S. Flights Canceled As GPS-Based Aircraft Navigation System Fails
“Does anyone know what happened to GPS/ADS-B last night?” one aviation commentator asked Twitter on June 9, a Sunday. “The issue seemed to be quite wide-spread, with a lot of aircraft grounded… Had this happened on a weekday, it would have been leading headlines on national news⁠—some sort of GPS fault grounded a chunk of the U.S. commercial fleet and hardly anybody noticed.”

China hijacked 70,000 European internet routes, analysts say
European internet traffic took an unusual turn last week when it was hijacked by China and re-routed through Chinese gateways, researchers found. A Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) leak took place at Swiss data center Safe Host, which resulted in more than 70,000 internet traffic routes being rerouted from the internet service provider’s (ISP) internal infrastructure to China Telecom, China’s third-largest telecommunications and ISP company, Director of Oracle’s Internet Analysis division Doug Madory said in a blog post on Thursday.

Iranian attacks on US Mid-East allies continue. US, Gulf states, Israel affect unconcern
the IDF confirmed that it was deliberately aimed at Israel’s military outposts on the slopes overlooking the Golan from deep inside Syria, while declining to name the source. DEBKAfile’s military and intelligence sources can reveal that they were fired by an Iranian Revolutionary Guards unit on the orders of the Al Qods chief Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

Seismologist Warns “People Ought To Be Concerned” About SoCal Quake Swarm
A seismologist working on researching the recent earthquakes in Southern California said they have taken an unexpected turn, and that’s a reason to worry. Caltech seismologist Egill Hauksson says residents should be alert and on their toes. The likelihood of a larger seismic event, given how many quakes that have occurred over such an extended period, is higher than normal, Hauksson said.

In California, Illegals Come First; Californians Don’t Matter
The number of homeless Californians in the Los Angeles county has reached 58,936, New York Times reported this weekend. But Californians don’t seem to be the priority of democratic governor Gavin Newsom. Under an agreement between Gov. Newsom and Democrats in the state legislature, low-income adults between the ages of 19 and 25 living in California illegally would be eligible for California’s Medicaid program, known as Medi-Cal. State officials estimate that will be about 90,000 people at a cost of $98m a year.

John Cleese: London is no longer an English city
Monty Python comedian John Cleese recently had the audacity to tweet that London is no longer an English city and that he could not help but notice that it was a pro-E.U. stronghold. Naturally, he was lambasted for his remark with the usual slurs: racist, bigot, and islamophobe. No-one disputes the veracity of his claim, but in the United Kingdom, you are not supposed to say uncomfortable truths out loud. London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan…does not like to refer to himself as British, but rather as a “proud European.” He has made several video ads bragging about how non-English and multicultural London has become, with native Brits now being a minority in their own capital.

U.S. bans flying rainbow flag at Jerusalem embassy for Pride Month
The U.S. Embassy in Israel was instructed not to fly the rainbow flag for LGBTQ pride month after the State Department reportedly rejected similar requests from several U.S. embassies around the world.

Pope says he wants to visit Iraq in 2020
Pope Francis called for a peaceful resolution to crises in the Middle East. He also warned that God would unleash his wrath on hypocritical leaders who liked to talk about peace while selling weapons to warring nations.

Iran’s FM affirms right to execute gays and blasts U.S. and Israel
Regarding Iran’s execution of gays, Zarif said that: “Our society has moral principles, and according to these principles we live. These are moral principles regarding the behavior of people in general. And that’s because the law is upheld and you abide by laws.”

Washington not asking Friedman to ‘walk back’ comments about annexation
The White House has given no indication that it will ask US Ambassador David Friedman to walk back comments in a New York Times interview published on Saturday saying that Israel has the right to retain some of the West Bank. Though the comments incensed the Palestinian Authority and led to calls for his dismissal by the Israeli Left, inquiries by The Jerusalem Post indicate that there is no intention in Washington to ask for him to issue any type of retraction. “Under certain circumstances, I think Israel has the right to retain some, but unlikely all, of the West Bank,” Friedman said in the interview.

Locusts destroy crops in ‘worst invasion in Sardinia for 60 years’
A huge plague of locusts is wreaking havoc on the Italian island of Sardinia in the worst insect invasion in more than 60 years, local media report. Large swarms are destroying crops and invading homes in Ottana and Orani in the central province of Nuoro. More than 2,000 hectares of farmland has been destroyed by “blankets” of the insects, reports said. The locust invasion has been linked to a recent rise in temperatures after months of cooler weather on the island.

Pentagon Suspends Turkish F-35 Training as Erdogan Embraces Putin
The suspension of Turkey’s F-35 pilot training is a reminder that Erdoğan’s purchase of the S-400 air defense system will have ramifications beyond [Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act] sanctions,” Erdemir said. “If Erdoğan fails to step back from his deal with [Russian President Vladimir] Putin, Turkey’s security cooperation with the U.S. will suffer a significant blow, as Turkish access to American hardware, partnerships, and training will be severely restricted in the months to come.”

Firefight breaks out between IDF and Palestinian forces in Nablus
A firefight broke out between IDF forces and Palestinian security forces in the West Bank city of Nablus early Tuesday morning in what the IDF said was a case of mistaken identity. “During operations to arrest terrorist operatives in the city of Nablus, a firefight broke out between IDF soldiers and people who were identified by the troops as suspects. After the fact, it was determined that it was Palestinian security services personnel,” the IDF said..

Iran has increased production of enriched uranium – IAEA
The head of the global nuclear watchdog has confirmed Iran is increasing its production of enriched uranium. But International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano said it was not clear when they will reach a limit set under a 2015 international deal. Iran announced last month that it would suspend some commitments in retaliation for sanctions reinstated by the US.

Genome sequencing ‘revolution’ in diagnosis of sick children
Genome sequencing is set to revolutionise the diagnosis of rare childhood conditions, according to researchers in Cambridge. All seriously ill children in England with an unexplained disorder will be eligible for genome analysis, which involves mapping a person’s entire genetic code, from next year. It follows a project at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Cambridge university.

Top Execs of 180 Companies: Abortion Necessary to Be Successful in Business
The top executives of more than 180 companies have signed a letter that says abortion is essential in order for people to be successful in their businesses. “When everyone is empowered to succeed, our companies, our communities and our economy are better for it,” the executives say in the letter posted on a newly launched website titled “Don’t Ban Equality.”

Upgrade Your Memory With a Surgically Implanted Chip
In a grainy black-and-white video shot at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, a patient sits in a hospital bed…He’s trying to recall 12 words for a memory test but can only conjure three: whale, pit, zoo. After a pause, he gives up, sinking his head into his hands. In a second video, he recites all 12 words without hesitation. “No kidding, you got all of them!” a researcher says. This time the patient had help, a prosthetic memory aid inserted into his brain.

Locusts destroy crops in ‘worst invasion in Sardinia for 60 years’
A huge plague of locusts is wreaking havoc on the Italian island of Sardinia in the worst insect invasion in more than 60 years, local media report.

Dead zone: Near record zone forecast in Gulf of Mexico
The annual Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” – a region of oxygen-depleted water off the Louisiana and Texas coasts that’s harmful to sea life – will be the second-largest on record this summer, scientists announced Monday.

Photos: Severe flooding prompts states of emergency, leaves 3 dead in North Carolina
Severe flooding persists as waters continue to rise in the southeastern United States. The flooding forced hundreds from their homes, caused travel disruptions and damaged property early this week.

Poll: Socialism Gaining Ground, Particularly Among Women
An increasing number of Americans are seeing socialism in a more positive light, a recent Harris poll shows.

ISIS plotted to send westerners to US through Mexico border: report
A chilling confession from a captured ISIS fighter has shed light on how the terrorist group intended to exploit the vulnerabilities of the U.S. border with Mexico, using English speakers and westerners to take advantage of smuggling routes and target financial institutions.

California Poised To Spend $1 Billion On Healthcare For Undocumented Immigrants | Calmatters
As California moves closer than ever to offering free health care to low-income undocumented adults — at a potential cost of $1 billion — battle lines are being drawn about who should benefit, and who ultimately will pay the price.

Teens arrested for fentanyl stash at school
Police in San Luis, Arizona arrested three students Wednesday at summer school for allegedly having more than 3,000 potentially deadly pills.

It’s Begun: Mexican Military Begins Arresting Migrants Riding Train to US Border
Mexico has not wasted any time following its agreement with the United States to stem the flow of illegal migrants into the country.

Breaking: Ebola Concerns In Texas After Illegals From Congo Cross Border Into US
According to sources in Texas US Border Patrol Agents have apprehended illegal aliens crossing into the US from Congo. There currently is a deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo.

THE FRUITS OF SOCIALISM: Democrat Run California Has Such A Bad Homeless Problem That Diseases From The Medieval Age Like Typhus Have Resurfaced And Are Causing Havoc
If you want to see what all of America will look like if we elect a Socialist candidate for president in 2020, you only need look at the once and no longer Golden State of California. Run by hardcore Leftists with Socialist policies, California right now is a disgusting slime pit, where the homeless problem has reached such epidemic proportions that rats carrying Middle Ages diseases like typhus are highest in American history.

As Ebola Emerges, the Use of Medical FEMA Camps Will Be Accepted-Do You Know Your Odds of Surviving In a FEMA Camp?
..I have asserted in the past 48 hours that weaponized immigrants are being turned loose inside the United States. Weeks ago, I published a report in which I recounted the stories of both DHS and the DEA in which several immigrants from the Congo had tested positive with Ebola only to have them disappear into the night.

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano Who Exposed Pope Francis And The ‘Gay Mafia’ Inside The Catholic Church Is Hiding In Exile Afraid For His Life
Last year, we brought you the story about a former papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, released an explosive, 11-page report in which he laid out a series of allegations against a number of high-ranking prelates, including Pope Francis. In that report, Viganò laid out his claim of a ‘gay mafia’ inside the Catholic Church that was making it possible to enable all the pedophile priests to keep abusing children.

Michigan Hotel Owner Offers Free Rooms To Women Seeking Abortions
A hotel manager in a conservative Michigan town has publicly announced that she will provide free rooms and transportation to and from clinics for women seeking abortions from states that have placed restrictions on the procedure.

Soros Spends $1 Million on VA Prosecutor Races
Liberal billionaire George Soros has continued his bid to “overhaul” the criminal justice system in the United States by pouring nearly $1 million into local Virginia prosecutor races to prop up far-left candidates.

Disturbing Video Surfaces Of Childrens’ Drag Show, With Touchy-Feely Adults
As reported last week, a venue called the Friendly House played host to a child centric drag queen show in Portland (where else), featuring 10 year old drag kid Sparkle Lynn More. It was also promoted on MensGo.com as a gay audience event. Street videographer Brandon Farley attended the event and has posted video of the entire thing on his YouTube channel.

British Think-Tank Proposes Not Prosecuting Pedophiles For Viewing Child Pornography
A British think-tank has issued a 132 page report advocating for not prosecuting pedophiles for viewing child pornography and abuse videos online, with the support of the new Victims’ Commissioner Dame Vera Baird.