‘We Found No Misuse Of US Funds In Ukraine’, US Treasury Says (With Straight Face)
And now for some Tuesday humor, brought to you by the US Treasury Department, which sees no indication whatsoever that US funds have been misused in Ukraine, following last week’s massive political shake-up wherein some dozen top Ukrainian officials were booted from their posts amid persistent corruption, embezzlement and fraud allegations so glaring it even shocked the Ukrainians. “We have no indication that U.S. funds have been misused in Ukraine,” Treasury spokesperson Megan Apper said in Treasury’s first comments since the ‘shock’ resignations.
Russia’s “Sanction-Proof” Trade Corridor To India Frustrates The Neocons
Russia, Iran, and India are speeding up efforts to complete a new transport corridor that would largely cut Europe, its sanctions, and any other threats out of the picture. The International North-South Transport Corridor (NSTC) is a land-and sea-based 7,200-km long network comprising rail, road and water routes that are aimed at reducing costs and travel time for freight transport in a bid to boost trade between Russia, Iran, Central Asia, India.
ChatGPT owner launches ‘imperfect’ tool to detect AI-generated text
OpenAI, the creator of the popular chatbot ChatGTP, has released a software tool to identify text generated by artificial intelligence, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday.
Dozens of billion-dollar weather disasters hit Earth in 2022
The year was the second-costliest on record for drought. It also had three mega-disasters costing at least $20 billion, plus a heat wave that killed over 40,000 people in Europe.
Gigantic ‘alien’ comet spotted heading straight for the sun
Scientists have spotted an enormous, ‘alien’ comet streaking straight towards the sun. The 3.7 mile-wide (6 kilometers) space iceball, called 96P/Machholz 1, is thought to have come from somewhere outside our solar system, and is being monitored by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft as it zips toward our star inside the orbit of Mercury, leaving an icy trail in its wake.
The Privilege Of Suffering For Christ: Growing Persecution Is A Worldwide Phenomenon
Just before Christmas, a woman in Birmingham, England was arrested near an abortion clinic. She did not block access to the clinic, and it wouldn’t have mattered if she did because it was not even open for business at the time. She did not disturb the peace in any way. In fact, when police asked if she was protesting, she answered, “No.” Then they asked if she was praying. She answered, “I might be silently praying.” And that was enough. Off she went with the officers — under arrest for “maybe” saying a silent prayer.
Asteroid which whizzed past Earth exposes ‘blind spot’ in our planetary defence
Astronomers have warned that an asteroid that whizzed past Earth harmlessly last week has highlighted a blind spot in our ability to spot dangerous space rocks. A NASA expert has warned that the visit from 2023 BU, a small space rock that streaked by 2,200 miles from the Earth’s surface, closer than some satellites highlights the fact that little is done to track smaller asteroid.
Hunter Biden may ask public for money for legal bills to fight investigations, lawsuits
Allies of Hunter Biden think the president’s son may need a legal defense fund to raise money for his attorneys as he faces new Republican investigations on top of existing legal troubles.
Russian missile hits Ukrainian synagogue, Chief Rabbi condemns attack
A chief rabbi of Ukraine condemned a Russian missile damaging a synagogue in Huliaipole on Tuesday. “In a normative world it is accepted that holy places are off limits, the Russians also broke this convention,” said Rabbi Moshe Azman. “I expect world leaders to strongly condemn the criminal act.”
Netanyahu would consider Ukraine-Russia mediator role if asked
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he would be willing to consider serving as a mediator between Russia and Ukraine if asked by both warring countries and the United States. “If asked by all relevant parties, I’ll certainly consider it, but I’m not pushing myself in,”
Coalition unanimously backs bill to override Supreme Court, bring Deri back as minister
Israel’s coalition government has unanimously endorsed legislation aimed at bringing former Interior Minister and Health Minister MK Aryeh Deri (Shas) back into the government, after the Supreme Court struck down his appointment as minister earlier this month.
Masked suspect hurls firebomb at New Jersey synagogue
An attacker hurled a firebomb at a synagogue in New Jersey early Sunday morning, police said, as US Jewish communities continue to grapple with surging antisemitism and anti-Jewish hate crimes. Temple Ner Tamid’s security cameras recorded the suspect approaching the synagogue at 3:19 a.m. The man lit a molotov cocktail, threw it at the building’s door, and fled down the driveway.
Foreign Minister slams EU Amb: Behaving in a 1-sided, biased manner
According to the report, during the conversation, Foreign Minister Cohen said the following to the EU ambassador in Israel: “Israel strongly demands that the EU stop transferring European funds to Palestinian political entities, which are only fueling the fire. You are behaving in a biased and one-sided manner with regard to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”
13 Catholics voted for Protect Reproductive Options Act
The bill will place into Minnesota law a “fundamental right” to abortion through all nine months of pregnancy, via any method and for any reason, with no age restrictions. Archbishop Bernard Hebda said in a recent letter to lawmakers. “As inconvenient as it is for some, we cannot ignore the reality of the unborn child in the womb — a living human being who is owed the protection of the community. We cannot allow state-sanctioned violence against a whole class of human beings,” he said.
The New York Times Is Orwell’s Ministry Of Truth
As today dawned, I was looking out the window into the cold grayness with small patches of snow littering the frozen ground. As light snow began to fall, I felt a deep mourning in my soul as a memory came to me of another snowy day in 1972 when I awoke to news of Richard Nixon’s savage Christmas bombing of North Vietnam with more than a hundred B-52 bombers, in wave after wave, dropping death and destruction on Hanoi and other parts of North Vietnam.
If WWIII breaks out, it won’t start on tanks or fighter jets, warns Medvedev – Russian Politics & Diplomacy
…”Firstly, defending Ukraine, which nobody needs in Europe, will not save the senile Old World from retribution if anything occurs. Secondly, once the Third World War breaks out, unfortunately it will not be on tanks or even on fighter jets. Then everything will definitely be turned to dust,” Medvedev wrote on his Telegram channel on Saturday.
GREAT RESET THEATER: As Egg Shortage Worsens, The Largest Supplier Of Chicken Eggs In The Country, Hillandale Farms, Coincidentally Burns To The Ground
If they question was “do they think we’re stupid?”, the answer would be a resounding “yes they do”, and the “mystery fire” at Hillandale Farms is a case in point of that. As the Great Reset continues to coil itself around us like a snake around its prey, it’s becoming obvious even to the casual observer that all these seemingly unrelated events are, in fact, related and traceable to the same source.
Trans Killer Who Identifies as Baby Supplied with Dummy by Scots Jail
The case of double rapist ‘Isla Bryson’, formerly Adam Graham, has shone a spotlight on another trans prisoner in Scotland – a convicted killer who identifies as a baby.
Extensive and very dangerous ice storm hits U.S.
A glancing blow of Arctic air mixed with a surge in moisture set the stage for an extensive and very dangerous ice event in parts of the United States. The most likely corridor of icing with a mixture of sleet will occur from west-central Texas to the Tennessee and Lower Ohio Valleys, NWS warns. The ice accretion from Texas into Mid-South may approach 13 mm (0.5 inches) or more through Wednesday, February 1, 2023, and cause power outages and travel issues.
CVS and Walmart cut pharmacy hours, close some locations earlier, citing pharmacist shortage
An apparent shortage of pharmacists is forcing CVS and Walmart to reduce the hours of its pharmacies, as they close earlier in thousands of locations.
U.S. Health Officials Call for Annual Coronavirus Booster Shots
Health officials announced Monday they want to make coronavirus booster vaccinations an annual event in America, renewing a call first made by President Joe Biden.
The Fires At Food Facilities Are Not Accidents The Liberal ‘Fact Checkers’ Are Lying
These self-proclaimed purveyors of the truth, are not necessarily removing misconceptions or conspiracy theories. In fact, in many cases they are the underpinning of the reported fake news.
The Biggest Buzz In The Tech World Right Now Is Something Called ChatGPT And It Will Bring Our Global Society A Giant Step Closer To The End
…Now the internet has a new superpower, ChatGPT, created by a company called OpenAI, and it’s not here to help us, it has arrived to take over. The prophet Daniel saw this coming over 2,500 years ago, don’t you love it when the world catches up to your King James Bible?
Islamic Supremacy: ‘Call To Prayer’ Illegally Blasted Throughout Swedish Suburb, ‘Allahu Akbar’
“Imagine you escape an oppressive regime and find freedom in the West where you suddenly hear the anthems of the oppressive regime you fled from.”
Does This Explain NYC’s Migrant Crisis? Officials Report Record-Crushing Stats at Canada’s Border
Although not at the same scale as the tide of illegal immigrants that has swamped America’s Southern Border, the number of illegal immigrants entering along the border with Canada is skyrocketing.
77th Brigade Exposed: The Secretive UK Military Unit spying on YOU if you can see through the lies
Secretive Whitehall units have been monitoring government critics’ speech online – including Members of Parliament, academics, journalists, human rights campaigners and the public – under the guise of combatting “misinformation.”
German Health Minister admits mistakes were made but blames advisors
Covid measures are gradually coming to an end in Germany – and soon the mask requirement on buses and trains will also be coming to an end. Yesterday, Federal Minister of Health Karl Lauterbach took stock and acknowledged mistakes: Schools and daycare centres, for example, had been closed for too long.
The invasion of Ukraine has prompted militaries to update their arsenals – and Silicon Valley stands to capitalise
Silicon Valley is closer to the world’s militaries than ever. And it’s not just big companies, either – start-ups are getting a look in as well.
UK’s Competition Watchdog proposes changes to Competition Laws because “Climate Change”
The UK’s competition watchdog, the Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”), is preparing to make changes to competition law to assist the Government in achieving its United Nations’ net-zero targets.