3 Nov 2019

Gaza militants say they won’t turn blind eye on latest Israeli strikes
Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip said they will not turn a blind eye on the latest Israeli airstrikes in the enclave that left one man dead and several others wounded, according to the public broadcaster KAN that quotes a report in the Palestinian Dunya al-Watan news site on Sunday.

Iran’s Khamenei renews ban on talks with US
Iran will maintain its ban on talks with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, describing the two countries as implacable foes a day before the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the US embassy in Tehran. “One way to block America’s political infiltration is to ban any talks with America. It means Iran will not yield to America’s pressure.

Climate change: Asia ‘coal addiction’ must end, UN chief warns
The chief of the United Nations has warned Asia to quit its “addiction” to coal in a bid to tackle climate change. UN Secretary General António Guterres said countries in the region were among the most vulnerable to global warming and should be on the “front line” of efforts to stop it. He cited a new study that found that Asian countries were at particular risk of climate-driven flooding.

Tal Abyad car bomb: At least 13 killed in Syrian border town
At least 13 people were killed by a car bomb in the northern Syrian border town of Tal Abyad, Turkish authorities said. Turkey’s defence ministry said at least 20 others were wounded by the blast. Turkish troops and Turkey-backed rebels last month took control of Tal Abyad and other border towns from Kurdish forces, after US troops – who were protecting the Kurds – pulled out.

Iran unveils new anti-US murals at former embassy
Iran on Saturday unveiled new anti-American murals on the walls of the former US embassy as Tehran prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the storming of what it labels the “den of spies”. The accusatory message of the paintings was one of a violent US that is thirsty for war and bent on tightening its grip on the world, yet weakening despite its military might.

Downtown Hong Kong becomes a battlefield: Police fire tears gas at masked anti-government protesters who fight back with petrol bombs
Hong Kong police fired tear gas to break up a demonstration by thousands of masked anti-government protesters today as downtown Hong Kong turned into a battleground. The protests happened in Victoria Park…and the surrounding streets. Police action was a fast response to a rally billed as an ’emergency call’ for autonomy for the former British colony that was promised its freedom when it returned to Chinese rule in 1997.

Eruption at Sheveluch volcano, ash to 10 km (33 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia
A relatively strong explosive eruption took place at Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 05:00 UTC on November 3, 2019. Based on the ground report, the volcanic ash cloud reached 10 km (33 000 feet) above sea level, drifting NW. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 05:46 UTC and lowered back to Orange at 07:18 UTC.

How Controlling Syria’s Oil Serves Washington’s Strategic Objectives?
Washington’s basic purpose in deploying the US forces in oil and natural gas fields of Deir al-Zor governorate is to deny the valuable source of income to its other main rival in the region, Damascus.

Ministry Offers Free Bibles to Kanye Fans after New Album Caused ‘Jesus’ to Trend on Google
Kanye West’s new faith-centric album has sparked an increased interest in Christianity – and a well-known ministry is providing free tools to unbelievers.

Vatican training more priests while exorcism requests are on the rise
Rett Leasure is a security shift supervisor at Columbus College of Art and Design, but 25 years ago, he worked at a mental health facility for children and adolescents.

‘Gas chamber’: Pollution hits record high in New Delhi
A “gas chamber” is what Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal described the city as on Friday, announcing that five million pollution masks will be distributed to students across the country’s capital which has seen air pollution reach its peak this year.

Transgender Activists Get Female Birthing Coach Fired From Position As Doula UK Spokesperson For Saying That ‘Only Women Can Have Babies’
UK birthing coach Lynsey McCarthy-Calvert has been kicked out of her position as spokesperson for Doula UK because she made some ‘highly offensive’ statements regarding childbirth. She had the unmitigated gall to say that only women can have babies, and in 2019, that qualifies as hate speech. This is how far that we as a society have fallen. We have become godless.

Extremely close flyby of asteroid 2019 UN13 – just 0.03 LD, closest since February 2011
A newly discovered asteroid designated 2019 UN13 flew past Earth at an extremely close distance of just 0.03 LD / 8.43e-5 AU (12 611 km / 7 836 miles) at 14:45 UTC on October 31, 2019.

Minnesota: Muslim Migrants Arrested & Charged With Sending Drones to Hezbollah
Federal prosecutors say two brothers charged with conspiring to export drone parts and technology from the U.S. to Iranian-backed Hezbollah militia in Lebanon are “dangerous” and should remain in custody while they await trial, according to a court document filed Monday.

The New York Times says airing national anthem on TV could trigger viewers who hear ‘political overtones’
The New York Times poo-pooed the long-standing tradition of television stations airing the “The Star-Spangled Banner” because some night owl viewers could be offended by the “politically charged” national anthem.

Republicans: Pelosi’s Impeachment Inquiry a ‘Soviet-Style Show Trial’
The Republican National Committee (RNC) said Thursday that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) wanted a “Soviet-style show trial,” ahead of a House of Representatives vote on rules for an “impeachment inquiry.”

Bernie Sanders Says That As President He Will Divert Aid From Israel And Send It To The Gaza Strip Where It Will Be Used To Bankroll Terror Group Hamas
Here’s a little fun fact, there is no nation called Palestine, and there never was. Another little fun fact is that the pretend nation called Palestine is controlled by a group of terrorists called Hamas. And whenever any outside aid money has ever gone to Palestine, where did it actually wind up? Funding Hamas terrorist activity as they fire rockets across the border to the sovereign nation of Israel.

United Nations says China’s concentration camps contribute to “stronger sense of happiness”
…after all, that makes perfect sense when you understand that the bulk of member nations are run by thugs, dictators, monarchs, and authoritarians — just the sort of “leaders” who abhor the personal liberty and freedoms guaranteed to Americans in our Constitution.