7 Jul 2019

Tsunami warning issued as strong 6.9 magnitude quake strikes Indonesia | The Times of Israel
A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes off Indonesia, the US Geological Survey reports, triggering a tsunami warning.

CDC: U.S. Has Highest Number of Measles Cases in 25 Years
More people in the U.S. have been infected with measles during the first five months of 2019 than the total for any year since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday.

Jeffrey Epstein Arrested For Sex Trafficking of Minors
Jeffrey Epstein was reportedly arrested on Saturday and will appear in New York court on Monday to be charged with sex trafficking, according to multiple law enforcement sources

California Quake Storm: 1,217 Earthquakes In The Ridgecrest Area in 24 Hours
What in the world is happening to southern California?  Could it be possible that all of the shaking that we have seen over the past couple of days is leading up to something even bigger?

BIG ONE NEXT? Southern California Is Pounded By Back-To-Back Major Earthquakes With Thousands Of Aftershocks Coming Every 24 Hours
California is in panic mode right now, and not simply because of an earthquake or two, but because of nearly 5,000 quakes that have been registered over the past 48 hours. So scared, in fact, that many Californians are choosing to sleep in their yards rather than be inside their homes. That’s how bad it is. Scientists say it is only going to get worse, what exactly is happening in the land of fruits and nuts?

Teen Vogue Says Patriotic Anthems Are Racist, Tells Their Young Readers to Think of America’s Crimes on Fourth of July
Teen Vogue published a slew of anti-patriotism articles on Independence Day, including one declaring that “racism and patriotism go hand in hand.”

The UN Is Training the Mexican National Guard to Implement Martial Law and Run US FEMA Camps (Pt 1) Despite the fact that there is overwhelming documentation regarding the existence of FEMA Camps, some people steadfastly refuse to acknowledge the existence of FEMA Camps (ie concentration camps). The documentation dates back as far as the 1980’s.

Ohio Middle School Tosses Out the 10 Commandments, Dishonors Veterans and Suspends Student for Supporting Both
This is unbelievable! I guess I take umbrage and exception because of the topic – but this is utterly disgusting.

Californians brace for aftershocks after pair of potent quakes; governor confident about federal commitment to assist state
The quake, which initially was reported as magnitude 7.1, would be the largest temblor in the region in 20 years; Jeff Paul reports from Ridgecrest, California. Communities in Southern California were bracing for hundreds of aftershocks Saturday after the region was rattled by two of the largest earthquakes felt there in two decades, resulting in multiple fires, punctured water and gas lines and infrastructure damage. Seismologists warned of large aftershocks following Friday’s 7.1-magnitude tremor, which happened just after 8 p.m. local time. The quake was centered 11 miles from Ridgecrest, the site where a 6.4-magnitude tremor hit a day earlier.

Swiss set to cut all ties with EU if Brussels hardline one-size-fits all policy enforced
It follows the launching of a “trade war” by Brussels as it tries to force the Alpine country to accept EU laws. “The EU commission is playing a dangerous game which could bring a new crisis in the heart of one of the most dynamic economic areas the EU has,” warned Luca Cirigliano, Head of the International Department of the Swiss Trade Union Confederation, last night.

Congresswomen: Declaration of Independence racist, sexist
Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts retweeted a Salon article contending the Declaration of Independence is a racist and sexist document because it doesn’t address slavery or women’s rights.

France, Iran agree to seek conditions to resume nuclear talks by July 15
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani had agreed to seek conditions for a resumption of dialog on the Iranian nuclear question by July 15.

‘President Trump invited us. We showed up’
“I love him. He’s imperfect. I’m imperfect. I feel like he loves me even though he doesn’t know me personally – like he loves the American people.”

Tehran Imam threatens missile attack on Dimona nuclear power plant
Kermani also warned the US against a military attack on Iran, saying, “think of an attack only if you want to change the color of the Persian Gulf waters from azure to red.”

Another son of Hamas founder flees, blasts terror organization’s corruption
Suheib Yousef, son of Hamas co-founder Sheikh Hassan Yousef and younger brother of “Green Prince” Mosab Yousef, deserted his post in Turkey, flew to an undisclosed Asian country and then gave an interview to an Israeli journalist in which he excoriated the terrorist organization’s corruption.

Report: California Sees Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Increase by 21 Percent
The California Department of Justice (DOJ) released a report on July 2 revealing that anti-Semitic hate crimes increased by 21 percent in 2018 from the year prior.

Iran steps up nuclear violations; Steinitz: Tehran marching toward bomb
Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level to what officials said earlier was 5% to produce fuel for power plants. In a news conference, senior Iranian officials also said that Tehran would continue reducing its commitments every 60 days unless signatories of the pact moved to protect it from U.S. sanctions, but they left the door open to diplomacy.

Tehran Imam threatens missile attack on Dimona nuclear power plant
“If Iran decides to confront you, a missile strike on the Dimona reactor would be enough,” said Tehran’s Friday Prayer Imam Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi-Kermani in a sermon addressing the United States and Israel, according to a report by Radio Farda. Movahedi-Kermani threatened that such an attack on the nuclear reactor in Israel’s Negev desert would “plow Israel 200 times.”

Democracies are on track to lose their global economic dominance as ‘authoritarian capitalism’ rises
…Dangers are accelerating to the democratic ideals that the American Revolution inspired. If no unanticipated shock disrupts current trajectories – say a democratic uprising in China, a Russian regime change or, still significant, a Venezuelan dictator’s decline – autocratic powers will surpass democracies in their economic size and influence within the coming decade. And history has shown prosperity often precedes political dominance.

Police Investigate Death Threats to Movie Theater Owners Screening Pro-Life Film ‘Unplanned’
Police have been called in to investigate allegations of death threats made to cinema theater owners in Canada who had scheduled to screen the pro-life movie Unplanned. B.J. McKelvie, president of Cinedicon, the Canadian distributor of the film that tells the story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood manager-turned pro-life activist…

Netanyahu calls Iran’s uranium enrichment increase ‘very dangerous’
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called an announced increase of Iranian uranium enrichment a “very, very dangerous step,” and urged the European powers to impose automatic sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Iranian officials earlier on Sunday said the country would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers…

5 IDF soldiers wounded in car ramming attack in West Bank
Five IDF soldiers were wounded Saturday when a Palestinian man crashed a car into the group, near the Hizma check point in East Jerusalem. The hitting driver was arrested overnight Saturday. Three soldiers were hospitalized in moderate condition and a fourth in light condition; the fifth soldier was released overnight.

Iran to announce it is increasing nuclear enrichment to 5% Sunday
Iran will on Sunday announce an increase in uranium enrichment to five percent, in a breach of its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, further stoking tensions with Washington and putting more pressure on the European states that support the accord.

Mysterious military space plane captured on camera…
Skywatcher and satellite tracker Ralf Vandebergh of the Netherlands recently caught a rare glimpse of the U.S. Air Force’s secretive X-37B space plane.

Starbucks Kicks Cops Out On 4th Of July After Customer “Did Not Feel Safe” 
If only they were homeless and shooting-up heroin in the bathroom…

NEW WARNING: Chance of another huge tremor in next week…
The odds that Southern California will experience another earthquake of magnitude 7 or greater in the next week are now nearly 11%, according to preliminary estimates from seismologists.

Mexico murder rate reaches all-time high; 94 killings every day.
MEXICO is experiencing its worst ever murder rate with 94 killings each day amid a massive surge in violence between cartels. The number of homicides has rocketed over the past four years with more than 3,000 people slaughtered in June alone — and over 17,000 in the first six months of this year.

Bay Area Home Prices Plunge In May, Largest In 7 Years
Sales in tech-heavy and ultra-expensive San Mateo and Santa Clara counties plunged…

In “Radical Overhaul” 20,000 Deutsche Bankers Will Be Fired As “Bad Bank” Soars To €80BN, 5x DB’s Market Cap
Job cuts across Deutsche Bank are now expected to total 18,000 to 20,000, while the size of the “bad banks” has quietly grown from €50 billion to €80 billion.

Toxic caterpillars spark health scare across Germany
Marauding caterpillars with toxic hairs have brought parts of Germany to a standstill, leading to closures of swimming pools, restaurants, public parks and sections of the motorway.

Iran: UK ‘should be scared’ of retaliation over seized tanker
Iran said Saturday the United Kingdom should be “scared” of possible retaliation after the Royal Marines captured an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar.