26 Jul 2019

Earth had a near-miss with a ‘city-killer’ asteroid
An asteroid about 100 metres in diameter and racing at 24 kilometres a second has just missed the Earth. The rock, called Asteroid 2019 OK, sped by our planet on Thursday, passing within about 70,000 kilometres – which is a long way away but closer to us than the moon’s orbit. Due to the position of the asteroid – flying towards us from the direction of sun – astronomers had no warning it was headed our way.

The Progressive Plot to Impose Genetic Enhancements
Despite clear public opinion to the contrary, progressives in Congress are eager to eliminate even the weak regulations that prevent a chaotic explosion of research into genetic engineering of human embryos. Hidden away in a House appropriations agriculture subcommittee, Democrats in May repealed the spending bill rider that prohibited the FDA from considering requests to approve any clinical trial “in which a human embryo is intentionally created or modified to include a heritable genetic modification.”

Substantial’ evidence Omar committed federal & state crimes
Judicial Watch hand-delivered an ethics complaint to David Skaggs, chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Office of Congressional Ethics, calling for a full investigation into potential crimes tied to allegations that the Minnesota lawmaker may have married her biological brother. Judicial Watch claims it has “substantial, compelling and, to date, unrefuted evidence” that Omar may have committed crimes in violation of both federal and state law.

Jeffrey Epstein Visited Clinton White House Multiple Times in Early ’90s
Now, a Daily Beast investigation has uncovered ties between Epstein and the Clinton administration that date back to the president’s earliest days in the White House, casting doubt on the oft-circulated narrative that the two only began associating after Clinton left office. As early as 1993, records show, Epstein donated $10,000 to the White House Historical Association and attended a donors’ reception hosted by Bill and Hillary Clinton. Around the same time,…

Top FBI Agent, Investigated Clinton Foundation, Commits Public Suicide at Dance Club
FBI agents are mourning the death of one of the Bureau’s top financial crimes supervisors who reportedly shot and killed himself on a crowded nite-club dance floor, according to top FBI insiders.

DOJ To Resume Capital Punishment, AG Barr Immediately Schedules Five Executions
Attorney General William Barr said Thursday the Justice Department will resume executions of federal prisoners after a nearly 20 years lapse, and immediately scheduled executions for five federal death row inmates convicted of murdering children and the elderly, while promising more to come.

Turkish military chiefs discuss possible offensive in Syria
Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar met military officials on Thursday to discuss a possible offensive east of the Euphrates River in Syria as Ankara ramped up warnings of a cross-border operation. The meeting came a day after Turkey said it would launch an offensive unless agreement on a planned safe zone in Syria could be reached with the United States, saying it had run “out of patience” with Washington.

Peace doesn’t exist; neither do the Palestinians
Salah Abu Miala, a Hevron businessman, traveled to Bahrain to attend the Bahrain peace conference. When he returned home, he was arrested by the Palestinian Authority. A security official for the Islamic terror group admitted that there was no actual charge. “It was a warning,” he said. “He must understand the implications of this sort of collaboration.” Collaboration, under Palestinian Authority law, can be punishable by death. The message is that the Palestinian Authority really doesn’t want peace.

Cathedral Fire Exposed Catholic Paganism
The recent fire at the 800-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris exposed some of Roman Catholicism’s dirty laundry and unbiblical rituals. News of the progress of the fire carried deep concern over some priceless “relics” endangered by the flames. One was supposedly the crown of thorns worn by Jesus during the mocking by the Roman soldiers. Another was a splinter and a nail said to be from the cross. The story of their rescue emerged after the fire was extinguished. A fire department chaplain, who happened to have keys and access codes to the cathedral, organized a human chain to get the relics out of the burning building.

U.S. official: Iran test-fired medium-range missile
Iran test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile on Thursday night, a US official told Fox News. The missile was reported to be a Shahab-3 missile that flew a distance of 1,000km (Approx. 600 miles) to an area outside Tehran…The US official suspected the test was part of Iran’s efforts to improve the range and accuracy of their missiles.

Kim Jong Un oversees test-firing of two ballistic missiles
North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean “warmongers” to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, a message that analysts said was also aimed at the United States. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un personally watched the test-fire of two short-range ballistic missiles on Thursday, the first test since Kim met with US President Donald Trump last month and agreed to revive denuclearisation talks.

Palestinians have ‘halted’ all agreements with Israel, says Abbas
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Thursday that the Palestinian leadership has decided to “halt” all agreements signed with Israel. Abbas reached out to Hamas, offering to end the dispute between the movement and his ruling Fatah faction. “We announce the leadership’s decision to stop dealing with agreements signed with the Israeli side,” Abbas said during an emergency meeting of PA leaders in Ramallah.

Boris Johnson’s Brexit policy ‘unacceptable’ – EU negotiator
Top European officials have rebuffed the Brexit policy of Boris Johnson after his first speech to UK MPs. The new prime minister said he was committed to “getting rid” of the Irish border backstop, which has long been a bone of contention in negotiations. The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, said removing the backstop guarantee was unacceptable.

Russian police raid opposition ahead of big Moscow rally
The homes of several opposition politicians have been raided by Russian police ahead of an unauthorised rally demanding fair elections. Moscow officials barred opposition candidates from running in 8 September local elections, then arrested key Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny ahead of Saturday’s planned mass protest. Police then raided four candidates’ homes, calling in more for questioning.

Designer Protein Acts as a Switch for Cellular Circuitry
Scientists have invented a synthetic protein designed to control the inner workings of cells. In a pair of papers, published yesterday (July 24) in Nature, the researchers demonstrate how the tool can be used to tweak gene expression, orchestrate protein binding events, and cue functional changes in the cell in response to environmental conditions.

North Korean defector says cousin’s entire family executed for sharing Gospel
A North Korean defector detailed what it’s like to live as a Christian in North Korea, telling President Donald Trump and the State Department’s religious freedom ministerial about the execution of his cousin’s family for sharing the Gospel.

Drug-resistant malaria ‘spreading aggressively’ across South East Asia, scientists say
Drug-resistant malarial parasites are spreading rapidly across South East Asia amid fears the new strain could reach Africa.

We have 18 months to save world, Prince Charles warns Commonwealth leaders
The Prince of Wales has warned global leaders they have 18 critical months to solve climate change and restore the balance of nature, ensuring the survival of the human race.

Paris breaks all-time high temperature as deadly heat wave grips Europe
Paris on Thursday joined the growing list of all-time high temperatures being broken as the second blistering heat wave of the summer gripped a wide swath of Europe.

Pennsylvania: School Board Would Rather Put Kids In FOSTER CARE Than Take a Donation for Overdue Lunch Bills
You’ve probably heard about the school board in Pennsylvania who sent a letter to parents with overdue lunch money tabs threatening to take their children away because of the debt. But did you hear that a local CEO offered to pay off every dime of the bills and the school board refused to take it?

City Removes Memorial to Fallen Officers After Complaints Over Word “Lord”
A memorial to slain police officers which bore references to the “Lord” was first edited and then completely removed by city officials in South Carolina after complaints.

16 California Marines Arrested On Charges Of Human Trafficking, Drugs And Other Crimes
Sixteen US Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton in California were arrested on a series of charges ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses, according to Fox News, citing officials.

Unusually strong cold front brings record-low July temperatures to southern U.S.
An unusually strong cold front for the time of a year hit much of southern United States on July 24 and 25, 2019, bringing record-low July temperatures to numerous cities throughout the region. Lower temperatures will continue across much of the region through the rest of the week.

Pentagon Wants 16-Year-Old Kids To Fight The Empire’s Wars
Recruitment numbers are down, and the elite doesn’t send its Harvard-bound kids into its neoliberal meat grinder.