27 Sept 2023

CIA launching AI tool for intelligence agencies
The new tool is similar to ChatGPT, agency officials said, according to Bloomberg. The CIA’s Open-Source Enterprise division will roll out the new tool for intelligence agencies soon. The agency’s tool will give users the ability to see the original source of information, Nixon noted, adding that the tool will include a chat feature in order to expedite distributing intelligence.

Target To Shutter Nine Stores In Major Cities After Being Targeted By Violence, Theft
Retail giant Target on Tuesday announced the closure of nine stores in major cities across the US, citing violence, theft and organized retail crime. The news comes on the heels of a warning from the company that lost or stolen inventory has created a $500 million dent in profitability this year.

Hersh Reveals Motive For Covert Nord Stream Sabotage Attack, One Year On
The White House was isolated from the goings-on near Oslo; various reports and updates from the field were directly provided to CIA Director Bill Burns, who was the only link between the planners and the president who authorized the mission to take place on September 26, 2022. Once the mission was completed, the typed papers and carbons were destroyed, thus leaving no physical trace—no evidence to be dug up later by a special prosecutor or a presidential historian. You could call it the perfect crime.

Hunter Biden Used Dad’s Classified Doc House For $250K Chinese Wire Transfer
Hunter Biden used his Dad’s Delaware home where classified documents were found strewn about the garage to receive more than $250,000 in Chinese wire transfers, according to the House Oversight Committee. The wires were from Wang Xin and Jonathan Li, the latter of whom ran a Chinese private equity fund (BHR) which Hunter was listed as being on the board of directors.

Fauci Was ‘Smuggled’ Into CIA Headquarters To “Influence” Covid-19 Origins Investigation: Select Subcommittee
Fauci was smuggled into CIA headquarters, “without a record of entry,” where he “participated in the analysis to “influence” the Agency’s” Covid-19 investigation, according to the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic. This allegation is even more interesting in light of a report from two weeks ago that the CIA bribed analysts to say Covid-19 did not originate in a Chinese lab.

Shutdown looms as US Senate, House take dueling tacks on funding
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday took a step forward on a bipartisan bill meant to stop the government from shutting down in just five days, while the House sought to push ahead with a conflicting measure backed only by Republicans. The split between the two chambers suggests the federal government is increasingly likely to enter its fourth shutdown in a decade on Sunday, a pattern of partisan gridlock that has begun to darken Wall Street’s view of U.S. government credit.

US Lawmakers Demand Answers Over Pentagon Official’s Role in Iranian Influence Operation
Lawmakers in the US Congress on Tuesday demanded answers over a pair of bombshell reports alleging that a Biden administration official was part of an Iranian influence operation to shape public opinion about the regime in Tehran and its nuclear program. The chairmen of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), and its intelligence subcommittee, Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI), wrote to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to ask about Pentagon official Ariane Tabatabai’s alleged involvement in the Iranian Experts Initiative,

In Historic First, Israeli Minister Makes Public Trip to Saudi Arabia
Israel’s Tourism Minister Haim Katz on Tuesday arrived in Saudi Arabia in what his office described as the first-ever public visit by an Israeli minister to the kingdom. Katz is attending the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) conference in Riyadh. A statement from the Tourism Ministry said that Katz would focus on meetings with Middle Eastern partners during the two-day event.

Report: Blinken interviewed in Biden classified documents probe
Blinken also told reporters he “had no knowledge of it at the time” but “would cooperate fully” with the Justice Department’s review.

Lapid: Don’t blow up prayers; some women prefer separation
Yair Lapid this evening (Tuesday) addressed the violence perpetrated against worshippers in Tel Aviv on Yom Kippur and Minister Ben-Gvir’s intention to hold prayers in protest at Dizengoff Square on Thursday in response “The events of Dizengoff Square must not recur,” wrote Lapid. “One of the things that Yom Kippur symbolizes is taking responsibility. If you just say, ‘They started it,’ then there is no atonement on Yom Kippur.” He noted that “some women prefer separation” from men during prayers as mandated by Orthodox Jewish law.

Saudi envoy to Palestinians: Two-state solution ‘central’ to Israel deal
Saudi Arabia’s first ambassador to the Palestinian Authority, Nayef al-Sudairi, arrived in Ramallah on Tuesday morning, implying in a statement to reporters that the establishment of a Palestinian state with its capital in east Jerusalem would be a central pillar of any future deal with Israel.

Russia rips Canada over adulation of Nazi soldier
Russia berated Canada’s parliament for honoring a former Nazi SS member after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s speech at the lower house of commons last week. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that, “Such sloppiness of memory is outrageous. Many Western countries, including Canada, have raised a young generation that does not know who fought whom or what happened during the Second World War. And they know nothing about the threat of fascism.”

Jerusalem’s historic Tower of David – Neither a tower nor connected to King David
The so-called Tower of David, which is really the city’s ancient citadel, is one of Jerusalem’s most recognizable tourist attractions and today encapsulates a large part of the Holy City’s history in its remarkable museum. And yet, the name is misleading. The structure is a fortress that includes more than one tower: The portion that most people think of as the eponymous tower is actually part of a mosque and the tower’s connection to the biblical King David is a historical mistake.

Debate heats up over proposed US-Israeli defense treaty
Strategic Affairs Minister Ron Dermer has been holding discussions with Israeli security chiefs to try and secure support for his proposal to establish a bilateral Israeli-United States defense treaty. … there are two main models that could be used as precedents for such a treaty: First, there is the Asian model featuring U.S. defense pacts with South Korea (signed in 1953 after the ceasefire that ended the Korean War) and the pact with Japan (signed in 1960). “The question is how a defense pact would fit into a potential Israeli attack on Iran’s nuclear sites,”

Secrets of First Temple-era inscription finally revealed
Using advanced imaging techniques, a Biblical scholar has decoded a rock-engraved inscription from the First Temple era

‘Explosion’ near missile base rocks Iranian city
reports suggesting the blast resulted from a sabotage operation targeting a nearby underground missile site. The Imam Ali base, located 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Khorramabad, is where Iran produces and stores “Shahab-3” ballistic missiles, variants of which have ranges long enough to strike Israel. “Strong shocks accompanied by a terrible sound caused tremors in parts of the city of Khorramabad, causing panic and disrupting the peace of the people at night,”

IDF responds to Gaza border riots, strikes Hamas military position
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) hit on Monday a military position belonging to the Gaza-ruling terrorist organization Hamas. The Israeli army confirmed in an official statement that one of its drones had “struck a military post belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization.”

Believers gather for time of prayer, testimonies at first-ever ‘National Prayer For Life’ event in Israel
While there have been smaller pro-life prayer gatherings over the years, organizers described this gathering as the first-ever “National Prayer for Life” event to pray for the unborn, as well as for the communities surrounding them.

Polish basilica set on fire after clerical homosexual orgy scandal shocks nation
A Polish basilica was set alight after news of a sex scandal involving local priests swept the country. On Thursday, September 21, an unidentified person or persons set fire to the wooden doors of the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Dąbrowa Górnicza, a small city in southwestern Poland. The arson occurred the day after a story broke in a national left-wing newspaper, Gazeta Wyborcza, claiming that a homosexual orgy had taken place in the rooms of one of the priests serving at the Basilica.

Pro-life hospice launches ‘Guardian Angels’ program to help patients avoid euthanasia trap
One of Canada’s only fully pro-life hospice societies launched a national “Guardian Angels” initiative that aims to help ill and vulnerable Canadians stuck in the healthcare system have a personal advocate on their side to champion the “sanctity of life” over euthanasia.