Ministers expected to oppose lockdown plan: ‘Extreme and insane’
The proposed lockdown, which will be brought for a vote on Sunday, is expected to meet with opposition from several ministers, and it is expected that there will be efforts to water it down as much as possible. “The proposal placed on the table is extreme and insane, and it will not pass as is,” ministers told News 12. They added that the proposal “critically harms the economy, welfare, and health.”
Smoke chokes West Coast as wildfire deaths keep climbing
Wildfire smoke that poses a health hazard to millions is choking the West Coast as firefighters battle deadly blazes. The flames have obliterated some towns and displaced tens of thousands of people. Many people who still have homes are not safe in them. A half-million Oregonians are under evacuation warnings or orders to leave.
New Orleans under hurricane watch from Tropical Storm Sally
Tropical Storm Sally has formed off south Florida, becoming the earliest 18th-named tropical storm on record in a busy Atlantic hurricane season. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Saturday that the newly formed storm would dump heavy rain on parts of Florida as it treks into the Gulf of Mexico.
Iranian champion wrestler Navid Afkari executed
Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari was executed on Saturday after being convicted of stabbing a security guard to death during anti-government protests in 2018, state media said, in a case that has sparked international outcry.
La Nina forms in the Pacific – here’s what it means for hurricanes, wildfires
A La Nina climate pattern has appeared in the Pacific Ocean, which could lead to an increase in activity during the ongoing Atlantic hurricane season and create conditions more prone to wildfires out West, forecasters say.
Earthquake in Japan: 6.1-Magnitude Quake Jolts Miyagi Prefecture
Tokyo, Sep 12: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Japan’s Miyagi prefecture on Saturday, officials said, adding that no tsunami was issued.
Why Oman’s support for Bahrain-Israel deal is important for the Gulf
Oman’s support for the Bahrain-Israel deal is not entirely surprising since the Gulf nation that was the original trial balloon in 2018 welcoming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Oman’s wording of its support argues that the Bahraini step to normalize relations is linked to achieving peace by ending Israel’s occupation in the West Bank and establishing a Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem.
Iranian DM reveals ‘strength’ of new missiles that threaten Israel
In an…interview…Defense Minister Amir Hatami spoke of the strength, readiness and capability of his defense forces and their new missile capabilities. He spoke directly about new missiles that were unveiled on August 31. Hatami discussed the quality and quantity of the missiles and said it was one of the great achievements in the field of missiles that the country has seen.
Jerusalem’s Great Synagogue to be closed for High Holy Days for first time
Jerusalem’s Great Synagogue will not be opening its doors to worshipers on the High Holy Days, due to the worsening coronavirus outbreak… The synagogue stressed…while there there are many considerations for them to lean towards opening for the High Holy Days “in one format or another, nevertheless, the deciding consideration was the personal safety of every one of you.”
Greek and Turkish ships are playing chicken at sea. There’s already been one crash.
Last weekend, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan demanded that Greece engage in talks over escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, warning that “They’re either going to understand the language of politics and diplomacy, or in the field with painful experiences.” The Greek government, meanwhile, announced further steps this week to bolster the country’s defenses.
Afghan-Taliban talks: Government calls for ceasefire
The Afghan government has called for a humanitarian ceasefire with the Taliban, as the first-ever peace talks between the two sides began in Qatar. Abdullah Abdullah, who led the government’s delegation, stressed that there was “no winner through war”. The Taliban did not mention a truce, reiterating instead that Afghanistan should be under Islamic law.
US prepares to quit strategic Incirlik air base amid increasing Turkish belligerence
A provocative live-fire drill by the Turkish navy off the coast of Cyprus was branded illegal on Saturday, as reports emerged that the US is drawing up plans to withdraw from the strategic Incirlik air force base. “We don’t know what’s going to happen to Incirlik,” Ron Johnson, the US senator who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee for Europe, told the Washington Examiner.
Exceptional rainfall and record floods hit African Sahel
Exceptionally heavy rains and record floods across West, Central, and East Africa have affected millions of people in recent weeks, with more than 200 people dead and hundreds of thousands left homeless. Unprecedented rainfall has destroyed homes and crops, adding to the already extremely difficult situation caused by historic locust outbreak and violent conflicts.
Authorities arrest 4 people on arson charges in deadly and massive California, Oregon, and Washington wildfires
Authorities have arrested at least four people for suspected arson in the massive and still-growing wildfires in California, Oregon, and Washington.
U.N. Chooses Teen Prostitution Advocate for Top Human Rights Post
The U.N. has tapped a former abortionist and advocate for teen prostitution to its top post of expert on health and human rights.
BK In Finland Launches New LGBTQ+P For Pedophile ‘Love Conquers All’ Ad Featuring The Burger King Kissing And Fondling Ronald McDonald
The global elites who are dragging in the New World Order are drawing the net of their radical new agenda tighter and tighter as they force it upon us. The rising spirit of Antichrist is rapidly swallowing up everything in sight, Burger King making out with Ronald McDonald? No problem, love conquers all. Pedophilia on Netflix? All love is love. Bestiality? Love conquers all. Only the Bible has a very different idea of what love actually is.
Schumer and Pelosi-Aligned Groups Funnel Millions in Secret Cash Into 2020 Elections
Liberal advocacy groups closely aligned with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) have pushed more than $12 million in dark money contributions into the 2020 elections, filings show.
Wildfire Smoke Causes Worst Air Quality in the World for West Coast Cities
Smoke pollution from wildfires raging in California and across the Pacific Northwest worsened in San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, Oregon, on Friday, giving those cities and others in the region the worst air quality in the world, according to iqAir.com
California Governor Gavin Newsome Says Cause Of Wildfires Is ‘Climate Change’ But It’s Actually Massive Mismanagement Of Forest Lands
Far Left Liberal Progressive governor of California, Gavin Newsom, got in front of the cameras yesterday and made a ‘very serious’ statement about the raging wildfires currently plaguing their state. He said ““The debate is over around climate change. Just come to the state of California, observe it with your own eyes,” a grinning Newsom told reporters while touring the fire-ravaged North Complex near Oroville. “It’s not an intellectual debate, it’s not even debatable.” Absolute rubbish, to say the least. Let’s begin a real debate, shall we?
Former Thiel Macro Head Warns “China Is A Legitimate Threat” To Dollar’s Reserve Status
“Now, in terms of the incentive structure that you refer to the US has also become much more aggressive in terms of using or weaponizing the Dollar, and that does create incentives for people to respond…”
Transgender Satanist anarchist wins Republican nomination for county sheriff
DiMezzo, the High Priestess of the Reformed Satanic Church, said she’s running for the law enforcement position to oppose the “reckless” partisan electoral system that allowed her to become the Republican nominee.
Chinese Government Combines “Track & Trace” COVID-System With Social Credit Score
…coming to America soon!
Rare sandstorm ransacks Turkish capitol
Multiple injuries were reported after a sandstorm ripped through parts of northern Turkey on Saturday, an unusual occurrence for the region. Areas across northern Turkey, including the capitol city of Ankara, were plunged into darkness on Saturday afternoon as a sandstorm ripped through the region.
World Jewish Congress president: ‘Winds of change across the Middle East’
In response to the announcement that the governments of the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain will normalize relations, World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder has voiced his unequivocal support.