25 Nov 2020

Biden’s Pick for National Security Adviser Sent Classified Emails on Clinton’s Server, Hyped Fake Trump-Russia Collusion Story
Joe Biden’s likely choice for national security adviser sent more than 200 classified emails found on Hillary Clinton’s private email network, and touted a now-debunked allegation before the 2016 election which fueled the conspiracy theory that Donald Trump was in cahoots with Russian leaders. Biden will select Jake Sullivan to serve in the White House role, The New York Times and Bloomberg reported. Sullivan, 43, was one of Clinton’s top policy advisers when she served as secretary of state from 2009 through 2013.

Donald Trump Put Jaws on the Ground With One Big Change on His Legal Team
I agree with the campaign’s statement that I am not part of the campaign’s legal team. I never signed a retainer agreement or sent the President or the campaign a bill for my expenses or fees. My intent has always been to expose all the fraud I could find and let the chips fall where they may —whether it be upon Republicans or Democrats. Powell did promise that she would show her hand by revealing her evidence of widespread voter fraud and promised an “epic” lawsuit. “The evidence I’m compiling is overwhelming that this software tool was used to shift millions of votes from President [Donald] Trump and other Republican candidates to Biden and other Democrat candidates. We are proceeding to prepare our lawsuit and plan to file it this week. It will be epic,” Powell added.

Fox News Fired Two Popular Hosts After They Turned Down a Bribe to Attack Trump
All hell is breaking loose at Fox News Channel. Unthinkable changes are taking place. And Fox News fired two popular hosts after they turned down a bribe to attack Trump. Fox News Channel fired the popular pro-Trump duo of Diamond and Silk because Diamond and Silk questioned the liberal media narrative on the coronavirus.

Pennsylvania, Arizona, Michigan Legislatures to Hold Public Hearings on Election: Trump Campaign
state legislatures in Pennsylvania, Arizona, and Michigan will be holding public hearings on the 2020 general election to restore confidence in election integrity. “It’s in everyone’s interest to have a full vetting of election irregularities and fraud,” President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said in a statement. “And the only way to do this is with public hearings, complete with witnesses, videos, pictures and other evidence of illegalities from the November 3rd election.”

Fifth Circuit Appeals Court Rules Texas, Louisiana Can Cut Medicaid Funding to Planned Parenthood
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Louisiana and Texas can withhold federal funding to Planned Parenthood clinics, undoing an earlier appellate court decision. The decision was handed down by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. Besides reversing decisions in Texas and Louisiana, Mississippi is also under 5th Circuit jurisdiction and will be affected by the recent change. The decision is likely to be appealed and go to the Supreme Court.

OR Gov. tells people to call cops on neighbors breaking COVID orders
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown encouraged Oregon residents on Friday to call the police on their neighbors for violating COVID-19 lockdown orders. Last week, Brown implemented two-week-long statewide coronavirus orders which limit the number of people at a single household to no more than six people

Majority Of Republicans Would Support Trump As A 2024 Candidate, New Poll Finds
The Nov. 21-23 survey collected data among 669 Republicans and 1,990 registered voters overall and found that he will most likely continue to have immense influence over the Republican Party from outside the government.

Mexican Officials Report 113 Bodies Found In Mass Grave
At least 113 bodies and other human remains were found in a mass grave in Mexico after several weeks of excavation,
Jalisco state prosecutor Gerardo Octavio Solis said that 30 bodies have been identified by relatives, 28 of which are men and two women, according to Newsweek. The secret grave was found Oct. 2. In Guadalajara, so many bodies piled up that morgues couldn’t find space for them. Mexican authorities discovered 44 human bodies disposed of in 119 black bags hidden in a well

Don’t count out Sidney Powell just yet
Given the explosiveness of Sidney Powell’s charges and her calculated delay in providing the media with substantive evidence, it is predictable that the political pundits and inside-the-beltway types would be feverishly advising Trump and his legal team to distance their legal efforts from Powell,

Antifa leader threatens ‘armed’ action against Trump supporters
A self-designated Antifa leader in Pittsburgh threatened “armed” action against supporters of President Trump if the president didn’t concede the election, vowing to block roads in “conservative areas.”

Russia threatens to ram US warship sailing in Sea of Japan
Russia’s Ministry of Defense claimed that a U.S. warship left Russian waters after its own warship threatened to ram the U.S. Navy vessel. The incident occurred in the Peter the Great Bay in the Sea of Japan, which Russia claims as part of its territorial waters, but the U.S. does not recognize the claim. In a statement reported by Radio Free Europe, the Ministry of Defense said its ship, the Admiral Vinogradov anti-submarine destroyer, threatened to ram USS. John McCain after it ventured 2 kilometers into territorial waters claimed by Russia.

Iran: We will not renegotiate the nuclear deal
Khamenei has reiterated his past views that the U.S. elections have no implications for Iran, and he minimized their significance, saying, “It does not matter who will be the next president in the United States.” He added, “The decline of the United States is certain … The situation in the United States and its internal debate regarding the recent elections demonstrate the ugly reality of liberal democracy inside the country.

F-35A stealth fighter drops mock nuclear bomb in flight test
a US Air Force F-35A Lightning II dropped a mock refurbished B61-12 nuclear bomb for the first time. The test, which took place over Sandia National Laboratories’ Tonopah Test Range in Nevada on August 25, saw the 5th-generation fighter release the bomb from an internal bay while flying at supersonic speed.

Syria blames Israel for overnight strikes
Syria has blamed Israel for a series of airstrikes on locations south of the capital Damascus and on the Golan Heights late Tuesday night. Syria’s SANA news agency said that the strikes, near the village of Rwihinah, south of Quneitra near the Israeli border, and near Jabal Mane near the town of Kiswah south of Damascus, caused “only material damage.”

Saudi Arabia becomes ‘green’ country one day after Netanyahu’s trip
Saudi Arabia’s coronavirus status was updated and it is now on Israel’s list of “green” countries, just a day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the country. Green status means that no quarantine is necessary for those who enter Israel after a trip to the country. Bahrain’s status was also updated on Tuesday, and it is now also a green country.

UAE halts new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim states – document
The United Arab Emirates has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, Syria and Somalia, according to a document issued by a state-owned business park…It said applications for new employment and visit visas had been suspended for nationals, who are outside the UAE, of the 13 countries, including Afghanistan, Libya and Yemen, until further notice.

Nevada, Pennsylvania certify Biden as winner of presidential vote
Nevada and Pennsylvania have certified their election results on Tuesday, determining Democrat Joe Biden as the winner in both states. The Nevada Supreme Court made Biden’s win in the state official Tuesday morning, approving the final canvass of the Nov. 3 election.

Warning issued over ‘fresh wave’ of locusts in East Africa
A UN agency has warned of fresh waves of desert locust swarms in the Horn of Africa region after Cyclone Gati arrived in Somalia. The heavy rainfall is expected to allow widespread breeding. The swarms are expected to move south in Somalia and Ethiopia, reaching northern Kenya, from the second week of December, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said.

Russia ‘threatened to ram’ US ship in Sea of Japan
Russia says one of its warships caught and chased off a US Navy destroyer after it entered territorial waters in the Sea of Japan on Tuesday. Moscow accused the USS John S McCain of travelling 2km (1.2 miles) across its maritime border in Peter the Great Gulf and says it threatened to ram the ship. The US warship then left the area, according to Russia.

Supreme leader dismisses talks as Iran looks to post-Trump future
Iran’s supreme leader dismissed the prospect of new negotiations with the West…even as the Tehran government spoke optimistically about the return of foreign companies in “the absence of Trump” and his sanctions. President-elect Joe Biden’s victory has raised the possibility that the United States could rejoin a deal…under which sanctions were lifted in return for curbs on Iran’s nuclear program.

Monkey genes ‘edited’ by scientists to create HIV-resistant super-macaques
With the coronavirus pandemic raging across the globe, it’s easy to forget about the other incurable virus shortening peoples’ lives worldwide. But HIV is still very much with us. Without treatment, victims will live on average for around 10 years after infection. But a few people have a natural immunity to the disease: a rare genetic mutation in a gene called CCR5 blocks HIV from entering cells.

Massive wildfire scorches half of Fraser Island – Queensland, Australia
A massive bushfire is burning across Fraser Island off Queensland’s coast, scorching up to 74 km (46 miles) as of November 23, 2020– it has covered more than half of the 122 km (76 miles) long island since it was first reported in mid-October. Firefighters have been working to contain the blazes, noting that they need a good inch of rain to ease up the situation.​