7 Feb 2021

Russia’s military police in Syria train to repel attacks
Russia’s state TASS news revealed…the extensive training it is putting its military police through in Syria. “Officers of the Russian military police, doing their service in Syria as part of the Russian forces in the country, practiced repelling a militant attack at the Hmeymim air base and an enemy’s attempt to infiltrate the naval base in Tartus from the sea, Hmeymim Base Commandant Vitaly Alisevich has told reporters.”

Surprise tax forms reveal extent of unemployment fraud in US
Unemployment agencies across the country were bombarded with so many claims during the pandemic that many struggled to distinguish the correct from the criminal. Now, simple tax forms — barely enough to fill a half-sheet of paper — are revealing the extent of the identity theft that made state-run unemployment offices lucrative targets for fraud after millions of people lost their jobs during the pandemic.

The Supreme Court’s Decision to Block California’s Ban on In-Person Worship Will Create Pressure on Dems to Pack the Court
…late on Friday the Supreme Court handed down an order granting the application for a preliminary injunction by a California church blocking enforcement of the order by California Governor Gavin Newsom that prohibited any indoor gathering for purposes of religious services. The order was somewhat fractured, as there were multiple parts…under review, and the Court granted the application but denied them as to others.

Cuba opens up its economy to private businesses
Cuba has announced it will allow private businesses to operate in most sectors, in what is a major reform to its state-controlled economy. Labour Minister Marta Elena Feito said the list of authorised activities had expanded from 127 to more than 2,000. Only a minority of sectors would be reserved for the state, she said.

ICC ruling brings hope for Palestinians, dismay for Israelis
Many Palestinians see a ruling by the International Criminal Court that it has jurisdiction over the Palestinian territories as a belated chance of justice for victims of Israeli attacks. But for many Israelis, Friday’s ruling is worrying because they say they are the “good guys” defending themselves against Palestinian violence.

Sudan: Further GERD filling ‘direct threat’ to national security
Sudan has said neighbouring Ethiopia should not unilaterally go ahead with the further filling a massive dam on the Blue Nile River, saying such a move would threaten its national security. The comments…marked the latest expression of Sudanese concern about Addis Ababa’s apparent determination to fill the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) without first reaching an agreement with Khartoum and Cairo.

Renewed unrest at Semisopochnoi, alerts raised, Alaska
High-resolution satellite imagery acquired on February 6, 2021, showed a small ash deposit extending less than 3 km (1.8 miles) to the north from North Cerebus Crater on Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska, U.S. Steam emissions obscured views into the crater, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reports.

Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Papua New Guinea
A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near the coast of northern Papua New Guinea at 05:45 UTC on February 7, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). The epicenter was located 195 km (121 miles) SW of Lorengau and 217 km (135 miles) N of Madang, Papua New Guinea.

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Mindanao, Philippines
A strong and shallow earthquake registered by PHIVOLCS as M6.1 hit Mindanao, Philippines at 04:22 UTC (12:22 LT) on February 7, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 15 km (9 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 15.6 km (9.7 miles); EMSC M6.0 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles).

Mouse apocalypse on the march across NSW, Qld, SA and Victoria, Australia, damaging crops and invading homes
Since early 2021 much of regional Australia is experiencing a mouse plague. The rodents have kept multiplying through the summer, and are expected to continue to do so even through the winter, potentially threatening crops. Now look at the result! It’s apocalyptic: Hundreds of thousands of mice are ransacking sheds and houses, getting onto and into everything across NSW, Qld, SA and Victoria, Australia.

DoubleLine Warns Events Are In Motion To Remove Dollar As Reserve Currency
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. In the case of international trade and global payments, the U.S. made aggressive use of sanctions and tariffs. With some merit, Washington has argued that these actions level the playing field for global trade or punish bad global actors. But a series of equal and opposite reactions are occurring as nations move to remove the role of the U.S. dollar at the center of global trade and finance.

Tucker: Bank of America secretly turned over customer data to FBI 
Tucker: Bank of America secretly turned over customer data to FBI

Saharan dust plume with high values moving over Europe
A large Saharan dust plume is moving NE over parts of Europe — from Spain and France today, February 6, 2021, into Italy, Germany, and the rest of northern and eastern Europe and the Balkans in the coming days.

Supreme Court strikes down Calif. governor’s lockdown ban on indoor church services
Late last night the Supreme Court issued an injunction stopping California’s ban on indoor worship in churches, synagogues, and other houses of worship, that it claimed were dangerous because of the coronavirus.

It Begins: Biden Administration Opens Overflow Facility as Unaccompanied Minor Crisis Returns by Katie Pavlich
The Biden administration’s open border talk is starting to produce negative consequences as illegal crossings and unaccompanied minors surge at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Cruz: There’s One Really Concerning Pattern All of Biden’s Cabinet Nominees Have in Common by Beth Baumann
Over the last several weeks, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) has been outspoken about the Biden administration cozying up to the Chinese Communist Party, particularly when it comes to Cabinet positions.

Are US Politicians Ushering us into The Day of the Lord?
Yesterday, the intrepid and extraordinary Mike Lindell laid out the PROOF that the 2020 election was stolen from President Trump and other Republicans running for office.

Joe Biden and Bill Gates Are Posturing to Takeover America’s Food Supply! Are You Nervous?
In a previous article, I made the seemingly outrageous claim that the left was preparing to eliminate the 80-100 million Americans that oppose their extreme leftist agenda. I pointed out how the Left is speaking the language of genocide (eg putting people on lists for supporting a candidate or the Constitution in general).

Mexican drug traffickers caught attempting to smuggle $90M worth of drugs into U.S.
Authorities took down two Mexican drug traffickers who attempted to smuggle more than $90 million worth of illegal drugs into the U.S.

Twitter rejected child’s pleas to take down sex abuse videos, profited off content: lawyer
A lawyer who filed a federal lawsuit against Twitter on behalf of her teenage client revealed that the social media giant refused to take down videos of her client’s sexual abuse even after receiving proof that he was a minor and continued to profit off the content.

UAE says it’s committed to working with US to reduce regional tensions
The United Arab Emirates’ foreign minister affirmed his country’s commitment to working closely with the Biden administration to reduce regional tensions during a phone call with the United States’ special envoy for Iran, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday.

Myanmar’s Christians ‘scared’ and ‘panicking’ following the military coup
The church in Myanmar is asking Christians worldwide to pray for them following this week’s military coup. “It feels like our hope has been taken away,” Pastor Zay from Rakhine State told Christian anti-persecution charity Open Doors.

115 Inmates Spark Fires In Downtown St. Louis Jail Over COVID Concerns 
More than 100 hundred inmates overpowered correction officers at the City Justice Center in downtown St. Louis early Saturday morning. They gained control of one section of the jail for hours.

Some Western leaders are ‘divorced from reality’ with regard to Palestinians, Iran
Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi was sentenced to 20 years in prison this week for planning a bomb attack in Paris. His sentencing comes at a time when Europeans and the new U.S. administration are intent on revisiting the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Netanyahu: An ICC investigation of Israel would be ‘pure anti-Semitism’
After court says it has jurisdiction for war crimes probe, PM fumes: ‘Court set up to prevent atrocities like Nazi Holocaust against the Jews now targets the one state of the Jews’