An Atlantis might wait beneath the Great Lakes. And a group of nonscientists might have the proof.
Group members behind the rock formations discovery say it warrants further evaluation by area tribes, state officials and scientists — and that Enbridge’s Line 5 tunnel should not be allowed to proceed if it could potentially damage cultural sites on the lake bottom.
Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: Regional capital Mekelle ‘under heavy fire’
The capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has come under heavy shelling from government forces, aid workers and regional officials say. The centre of Mekelle is being hit “with heavy weaponry and artillery,” the ruling regional party said. The Ethiopian army has been locked in conflict with the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) for weeks.
In fresh blow to Trump, U.S. court rejects Pennsylvania election case
A federal appeals court on Friday rejected an attempt by U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign to block President-elect Joe Biden from being declared the winner of Pennsylvania… “Free, fair elections are the lifeblood of our democracy. Charges of unfairness are serious. But calling an election unfair does not make it so,” wrote Stephanos Bibas on behalf of a three-judge panel.
Iran seeks to project power through enhanced navy
As Iran marks its Navy Day on Friday, the country has in recent years sought to bolster its naval capabilities in a bid to project power far beyond its shores, while sanctions have spurred Iran’s domestic defence production. Iranian naval forces are roughly split in two. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) is responsible for the Gulf area of operations and is mainly coastal-based.
US aircraft carrier deployment to Gulf ‘unrelated to specific threats’
US aircraft carrier USS Nimitz was deployed to the Gulf this week, days before the killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, although the US Navy said on Saturday the deployment was not related to any specific threat. “There were no specific threats that triggered the return of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group,” Commander Rebecca Rebarich, spokeswoman for the US Navy’s Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet, said…
Russia Test-Fires ‘Tsirkon’ Hypersonic Missile
The Russian military has test-launched its vaunted Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile for at least the third time this year, the Defense Ministry announced Thursday. Like the previous test launch held on President Vladimir Putin’s birthday on Oct. 7, a Russian Navy frigate fired the Tsirkon that hit its target in the waters of northwestern Russia, the state-run TASS news agency reported.
Russia to Upgrade Flamethrower Systems – Izvestia
Russia plans dramatic upgrades of its TOS-1 heavy flamethrower systems with longer-range “scorching” rockets and real-time targeting capabilities…Up to 100 TOS-1 “Buratino” and TOS-1A “Solntsepyok” models of the Russian Armed Forces’ Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protection Troops will reportedly receive the upgrades “due to the growing range and changing tasks for heavy flamethrowers.”
Saudi prince delays normalization pact with Israel due to Biden win
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman reportedly pulled back from a normalization deal with Israel due to US President-elect Joe Biden’s election win this month and the prince’s desire to build ties with the incoming administration. Bin Salman…is reluctant “to take the step now, when he could use a deal later to help cement relations with the new American leader,” the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported…
Tropics watch Nov. 27: National Hurricane Center watching a system in Atlantic basin
With three days remaining until the official end of the 2020 hurricane season, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a systemin the Atlantic basin. It’s still too early at this time to determine whether Florida will feel any impact from the systems.
New DOJ Rule Could Allow Firing Squads and Electrocutions for Federal Executions
“The Federal Death Penalty Act provides that a capital sentence in a Federal case is to be implemented ‘in the manner prescribed by the law of the State in which the sentence is imposed,'” the rule reads. “… The Department notes that this comment included a recommendation for consideration of alternative methods of execution, such as the firing squad, for prisoners with medical conditions for whom the commenter contended lethal injection would be inappropriate. The Department takes this comment as consistent with the overall purpose of the proposed rule to provide for methods of execution besides lethal injection.”
Infographic: The 4-Year-Long Campaign Against Trump
The post-election push to pressure President Donald Trump to concede, despite numerous credible allegations of voter fraud and ongoing legal challenges, is not an isolated incident. It is the culmination of a four-year-long campaign against him, which started during his first run for president in 2016 when the FBI launched a politically motivated investigation of his campaign.
A Lost Tribe Comes Back to Israel
For the Bnei Menashe, moving home from India to a new country and a new culture is one of the most stressful and exciting life-events that can be experienced. However, no matter what kind of challenges or difficulties they might face, the enthusiasm of these Jews living in exile knows no bounds. They are just a body full of adrenaline!
The Great (Dystopian) Reset
The World Economic Forum says, “There is an urgent need for global stakeholders to cooperate in simultaneously managing the direct consequences of the COVID-19 crisis. To improve the state of the world, the World Economic Forum is starting The Great Reset initiative.” Hold on just one stinkin’ minute. To “improve the state of world”? By whose criteria?
Are Israel-US relations on the verge of deterioration?
the new administration intends to behave differently with Iran, which is threatening Israel, and to strive to sign a new agreement, which is not certain to protect Israeli interests. … Biden’s opinion on the Israeli-Palestinian issue may also lead to deep disagreements, noting that Abbas is clearly very pleased with the election of Biden.
Iranian military officials vow to avenge scientist’s death
Hossein Salami, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), vowed on Friday that Iran will avenge the killing of top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. “Assassination of nuclear scientists is the most obvious violation of the global hegemony to prevent our access to modern sciences,” he said. Iran’s military chief Mohammad Bagheri accused “the malicious Zionist entity of committing a brutal act” and vowed a “harsh response”.
Iranian nuclear program head Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated
Terrorists murdered an eminent Iranian scientist today. This cowardice—with serious indications of Israeli role—shows desperate warmongering of perpetrators Iran calls on int’l community—and especially EU—to end their shameful double standards & condemn this act of state terror.
Sifting Project Discovers Isaiah’s “Netifot” Jewelry
Prof. Gabriel Barkay, recently re-examined the bead and determined that it is indeed from the First Temple period. Dr. Barkay had, in fact, found similar silver beads over forty years ago at a dig in Katef Hinom next to the Menachem Begin Center.
Obama’s revisionist ‘Promised Land’
I have never criticized former U.S. President Barack Obama publicly … However, his memoir, A Promised Land, is filled with historical inaccuracies that I feel the need to address. His telling of Israel’s story (at the beginning of Chapter 25) not only exhibits a flawed understanding of the region—which clearly impacted his policies as president—but misleads readers in a way that will forever shape their negative perspective of the Jewish state.
Are Students Liberal? Yes – But Not Everywhere
51% of Yale students would approve of tactics which would prevent students from hearing an opinion on their campus, but just 35% at the Universities of Missouri would be willing to block others from attending an event
Americans increasingly comfortable with church defiance of COVID-19 restrictions: survey
A new survey reveals that the American public is much more accepting of churches defying coronavirus lockdowns than they were when the pandemic first broke out in March.
Queues for Thanksgiving meals at New York food banks as 2M go hungry
Millions of Americans are continuing to line up for food relief ahead of Thanksgiving today, while coronavirus fears are stripping food banks of volunteers.
‘We won’t force vaccine; but here’s what we will do’
“Government won’t force you to take vaccine. Amazon will. Airlines will. Banks will. You won’t be able to buy, sell, or trade without the vaccine.”
Johns Hopkins retracts report finding COVID death count ‘not alarming’
A report of a senior Johns Hopkins lecturer’s analysis concluding that the coronavirus had no overall effect on the total number of deaths in the United States was retracted by the university on Thursday.
We Haven’t Seen This Much Suffering On Thanksgiving Since The Great Depression
The “perfect storm” is upon us, and most Americans still do not understand the horrors that lie ahead…
Situation Update – Nov. 27th – DoD vs. CIA firefight in Frankfurt as covert war against the deep state RAGES across the globe
At this very minute, a covert war is raging across the globe, pitting Trump’s DoD and DIA (Defense Intelligence Agency) against black hat deep state factions running the CIA.
‘We Don’t Know Where They Are’: Alabama Education Superintendent Says 5,000 Students Haven’t Shown Up For Classes
More than 5,000 students in Alabama haven’t shown up for any class this year, preliminary reports show according to the state’s education superintendent, Eric Mackey.
Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killed
Iranian state television is reporting that a scientist that Israel has alleged led a military nuclear program in early 2000s has been “assassinated.”
What A Biden Administration Means For Border Security
Remember: In “COVID-world,” you cannot go to the gym, and you must “social distance” in absurd ways — but the border is open, and no one is screened…
Christian leader facing charges for launching Bibles into North Korea asks for prayers
Pastor Eric Foley of Voice of the Martyrs Korea has asked the international community of believers to pray as he awaits charges for launching balloons with Bibles into North Korea earlier this year.
Pastor, Two Christian Boys Killed in Islamist Attacks in Uganda
Muslim relatives of a former sheikh in eastern Uganda who refused to renounce Christ killed his 6-year-old son on Monday (Nov. 23), two days after Islamists in the western part of the country killed a pastor and his 12-year-old son, sources said.
Netanyahu Receives Nobel Peace Prize Nomination
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lord David Trimble has nominated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed for the Nobel Peace Prize.