28 Nov 2023

“We’re Entering A Whole New Era”: AI Video Generation Becoming ‘Shockingly Good’
AI may be a few years away from creating custom-tailored VR movies based on whatever you can imagine, but it’s become surprisingly good over a very short period of time.

‘War Is Peace’: MSNBC Claims (Again) That Voting Is Anti-Democratic
it’s worth emphasizing just how stupid the corporate state media thinks its viewers are — and, by extension, the public-school-educated American public generally — that it can ram down its audience’s slack-jawed throats the narrative that voting for unapproved parties or candidates is a violation of sacred Democracy™. That’s how stupid they think their loyal Democrat viewers/readers are, that they can’t see through the most glaring contradiction in all of human history; that merely by waving hypnotically the avatar of the Orange Bad Man in front of their faces, back and forth, they can convince them that voting the wrong way makes the fascists.

Inside U.S. Efforts to Untangle an A.I. Giant’s Ties to China
When the secretive national security adviser of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed, visited the White House in June, his American counterpart, Jake Sullivan, raised a delicate issue: G42, an artificial intelligence firm controlled by the sheikh that American officials believe is hiding the extent of its work with China.

Iraq sees risk of regional conflict if Gaza war resumes
Iraq sees a risk of regional conflict if the current truce in Gaza is not turned into a permanent cease-fire, the Iraqi prime minister’s foreign affairs adviser said, as mediators sought an extension of the temporary four-day Israel-Hamas truce.

Kim receives spy satellite images of White House, Pentagon, US aircraft carriers
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received photos of the White House, Pentagon and US aircraft carriers in the naval base of Norfolk, taken by its recently launched spy satellite, state media KCNA said on Tuesday. North Korea last week successfully launched its first reconnaissance satellite, which it has said was designed to monitor US and South Korean military movements.

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes northern Papua New Guinea, no tsunami warning issued
A shallow, 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the northern coast of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake hit about 20 kilometres (12 miles) off the coast, a short distance from the town of Wekak, capital of the Pacific island state’s East Sepik Province.

Ballistic missiles fired from Houthi-controlled Yemen at US warship rescuing ‘Israel-linked’ tanker
Incident is latest in a series of attacks in Middle Eastern waters since October 7; Iran-backed Houthis in recent weeks have threatened to attack any ship that is connected in one way or another to Israel

Visits by EU Leaders to Israel Highlight Growing Divisions in Brussels Over War in Gaza
The leaders of Spain, Belgium, and Germany have all made the trip in recent days, with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier earning plaudits from his hosts for his remarks while in Israel — in marked contrast to Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo, who were accused by Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen of giving “support to terrorism.”

Elon Musk: ‘No choice but to kill those who insist on murder’
Elon Musk thanked the President and said, “Thank you for having me. there’s three things that need to happen in the Gaza situation, there’s no choice but to kill those who insist on murdering civilians. You are notgoing to change their mind. But the second thing is to change the education so the new generation of murderers is not trained to be murderers.

Hamas: We are willing to negotiate release of captive Israeli soldiers
his would be a major step by the terrorist organization that perpetrated the October 7 massacre, as the international pressure is far more focused on the release of civilians than it is of IDF soldiers. Hamas, in the meantime, is said to be using the ongoing ceasefire as an opportunity to move hostages it is holding in captivity to different locations,

“A Palestinian state should be demilitarized,” says Egypt’s president
What is happening now is an interim phase. Everyone understands that one day the war will end and the barbaric Hamas regime will be history. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said something that is today deemed novel. He presented basic principles for the establishment of a future Palestinian state, noting Israel’s long-held conditions for such a solution.

Arab countries promote ‘Neither Abbas nor Hamas’ in new rulership of Gaza
The new Palestinian body would be tasked with rebuilding Gaza under the auspices of significant economic aid from the Arab and Gulf countries, with Qatar playing a possible leading role. In talks hosted by Qatar and elsewhere, senior Arab officials are promoting the goal of establishing a new Palestinian body to rule the Gaza Strip, ruling out a return of the Mahmoud Abbas-led Palestinian Authority.

The PA cancels Christmas in Bethlehem to show solidarity with Hamas
“Bethlehem Municipality crews announced the dismantling of Christmas decorations installed several years ago in the city’s neighborhoods and removing all festive appearances in honor of the martyrs and in solidarity with our people in Gaza,” the municipality wrote on Facebook.

Egyptian Sheikh: Israel war will usher in Gog and Magog between Russian and US; Jesus will win the war for Islam
“If Israel is finished and America moves in, what will happen?” Sheikh Gomaa said. “Russia will immediately move in. Who are these Russians? They are Gog and Magog, well-known tribes in Armenia. It is all known in the books.”

Hamas and Israel agree on 2-day extension of truce and hostage releases, according to White House
Israel and the terror organization Hamas agreed on a 2-day extension of their original 4-day truce agreement, U.S. National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby stated on Monday evening. The original agreement was set to end on Monday but will be extended by two days according to prearranged terms. This means that 20 additional Israeli women and children will be released by Hamas, while Israel will release 60 additional Palestinian prisoners and there will be a pause in fighting during those days.

GOOD FOR BIBI: Netanyahu was right to invite Elon Musk to Israel, and Musk was right to come
Amidst vicious attacks coming at Elon Musk from multiple directions, accusing him of being antisemitic, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu today welcomed Musk to Israel. And rightly so. Netanyahu took Musk on a tour of Israeli communities on the border of Gaza that were savaged by Hamas on Oct. 7, and continue to be attacked with Hamas rockets on an almost-daily basis. Introduced Musk to Jewish families directly impacted by Hamas terrorism. Made sure Musk was briefed by Israeli military commanders about the ongoing war in the Gaza Strip.

Trudeau signs partnership with EU to promote digital IDs, counter ‘disinformation’
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a digital agreement with the European Union (EU) to advance the implementation of a digital identification system and to counter online “disinformation.” On November 24, Trudeau released the official terms of the Canada-EU Digital Partnership which aims to create digital credentials for Canadians, counter “disinformation,” and cooperate on artificial intelligence (AI).

Ukraine’s military says Russia launched its largest drone attack since the start of the invasion
Russia on Saturday morning launched its most intense drone attack on Ukraine since the beginning of its full-scale invasion in 2022, targeting the Ukrainian capital, military officials said. In total, Russia launched 75 Iranian-made Shahed drones against Ukraine, of which 74 were destroyed by air defenses, Ukraine’s air force said. “Kyiv was the main target,” Ukrainian Air Force Commander Mykola Oleshchuk wrote on his Telegram channel.

Search algorithm reveals nearly 200 new kinds of CRISPR systems
Microbial sequence databases contain a wealth of information about enzymes and other molecules that could be adapted for biotechnology. But these databases have grown so large in recent years that they’ve become difficult to search efficiently for enzymes of interest. Now, scientists at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Institutes of Health have developed a new search algorithm that has identified 188 kinds of new rare CRISPR systems in bacterial genomes, encompassing thousands of individual systems.

World’s largest iceberg, double Greater London-size wakes after 30 years
The iceberg known as A23a broke away from the Antarctic shoreline in 1986 and got stranded in the Weddell Sea. Over the past year, the iceberg has shown signs of slow drifting, and it is currently on the verge of extending beyond Antarctic waters. The thickness of its ice slab is 400 meters (1,312 feet).

Severe ‘black blizzard’ in Moscow: Snowfall hits 35% of monthly average overnight, Russia
The Russian capital of Moscow is facing an extraordinary ‘black blizzard’, a weather pattern typically seen in the country’s Far North. Severe weather in the capital started overnight, resulting in heavy snowfall and reduced visibility to approximately 100 m (328 feet), with the situation expected to persist until Tuesday, November 28, 2023.

Powerful Storm Bettina ravages Black Sea region with hurricane-force winds, severe storm surge, flooding and snowstorms 
Hurricane-force winds reaching speeds of 144 km/h (90 mph) and a significant tidal surge caused by a powerful Mediterranean cyclone named Storm Bettina have devastated parts of the Crimean Peninsula, particularly impacting Sevastopol and surrounding districts on November 25 and 26, 2023. The storm has led to widespread power outages, affecting nearly 500 000 residents, and causing considerable flooding and property damage. Bettina’s center moved over land early November 27 and is now heading northward.

Heavy snow and blizzards hit Romania and Bulgaria, claiming lives and disrupting power supply 
Heavy snowfall, strong winds, and blizzards, unleashed by Storm Bettina, have led to severe weather-related incidents and extensive damage in parts of Romania and Bulgaria on November 26 and 27, 2023. The storm resulted in the deaths of at least 3 people and left dozens injured in several countries, including Moldova, Ukraine, and Russia. The adverse conditions are expected to persist, with forecasts predicting low temperatures and moderate rainfall across central-western Romania and north-western Bulgaria in the coming days.

Lightning strikes claim 24 lives in Gujarat, India amid unseasonal severe thunderstorms 
In a rare winter weather phenomenon, the western Indian state of Gujarat experienced severe thunderstorms and lightning strikes, resulting in 24 deaths and approximately 25 injuries. The state, known for rain-related calamities, was unprepared for such a storm during the winter months.

Top Bible Prophecy Stories in 2023 — Longing For The Man Who Will Guarantee Peace And Stability
As each year winds down, I like to review and see how Bible prophecy was fulfilled, or has elements of fulfillment, throughout the year. I always have too many options to choose from—and maybe that is a nice dilemma. We’re in a countdown to the close of the Church Age.

If Modern Israel Is Not Biblical Israel, Then Why Is The God Of The Bible Protecting It?
All throughout the modern history of Israel – the hand of God in rescuing the remnant from the gas chambers and the death camps in Europe; the hand of God in bringing them back to a land that once was a barren wasteland and now is one of the most fertile grounds in the world; the hand of God in reviving the old forgotten Hebrew language as the only means of communication between people that come from more than 80 different diasporas; the hand of God in making sure that the efforts to destroy the newborn state will fail.

Hamas Official: We Kidnapped Foreign Nationals For ‘Their Own Protection’
Hamas official Hisham Qasem spouted a new propaganda talking point for the terrorist group this week, claiming that Hamas terrorists had kidnapped Thai nationals “for their own protection” during their October 7 attack on Israel.

ICE agent warns that ‘terror groups like Hamas’ are already in U.S. thanks to open border
A former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent said Wednesday that Hamas and other terrorist groups are already in the United States thanks to the flood of migrants crossing the southern border.

The Entire Banking System Is Shaking
Why are big banks suddenly rushing to shut down so many local branches all over the nation?  As I have discussed in previous articles, U.S. banks are currently sitting on hundreds of billions of dollars in unrealized losses.  When financial institutions get into trouble, they start getting really tight with their money and they start cutting costs.  In addition to laying off workers, our banks have been cutting costs by permanently closing local branches.  For example, between November 12th and November 18th, the sixth largest bank in the United States initiated filings to close  19 more local branches…

Chinese Government Sent Millions in Payments to Biolab in California
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) is investigating an illegal biolab located in Reedley, California. According to Gallagher, the biolab received “over two million dollars of unexplained wire transfers from China.” Local officials in Reedley reported that the FBI did not investigate the biolab because there was no evidence of weapons of mass destruction, and the CDC was forced to investigate after a local congressman called attention to the lab.

The FCC is voting to seize American internet infrastructure in the name of ‘equity’
When regimes capture power, it’s often not in the dramatic fashion of the storming of the Bastille. Instead, it’s a bureaucratic takeover, hidden in jargon and filled with clichés, for the greater good. The Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote today on a sweeping set of new rules called the “Preventing Digital Discrimination Order.”

Girl Scouts of America Now Tells Girls White People are Evil Oppressors 
The Girl Scouts of America used to be a wholesome, all-American institution that taught girls how to be patriotic young women. Now they are teaching kids to be baby-killing, feminists who hate white people. No exaggeration. The Girl Scouts have committed to becoming an “anti-racist” organization.

Secretive White House Surveillance Program Gives Cops Access to Trillions of US Phone Records
A little-known surveillance program tracks more than a trillion domestic phone records within the United States each year, according to a letter WIRED obtained that was sent by US senator Ron Wyden to the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Sunday, challenging the program’s legality.

U.S. Justice Dept. takes surprising action with church plan to feed the hungry
The Department of Justice has issued a statement of interest in a fight going on in Oregon between a church whose members want to give food to their community members and a city that wants to restrict that activity.

Palestinian Solidarity or Western Civilization’s Undoing: The Real Agenda of Pro-Hamas Rallies
Disguised as a call for Palestinian solidarity, the ‘National March’ on Ottawa unveils a more insidious agenda, representing the unsettling initiation of the unraveling of Western civilization and a calculated assault on its core values.

Hustling in the Name of Jihad: Hamas’ Billionaires are Following the Example of Prophet Muhammad
Hamas leaders live luxuriously funded by oppressive measures and exploiting aid, starkly contrasting with Gaza’s poverty, justifying their wealth like Prophet Muhammad, all while prioritizing personal gain over the welfare of their populace.

New South American President Orders End to Drug Decriminalization Experiment: ‘A Whole Generation of Addicted Children’
American liberals have been getting some bad news lately from Latin America. Not only did last week see the election of a libertarian fan of former President Donald Trump to the presidency of Argentina, another new South American leader much closer to the border just overturned a policy in his own country that U.S. leftists have been pushing for years.

Pope Red Francis Goes from Meeting with Transgender Sex Workers in the Vatican to Accusing Jews of Terrorism
Pope Red Francis went from holding a transgender rally at the Vatican to targeting Jews.  This man does not represent Catholics.

French government takes aim at covid “conspiracy theorists” and complementary and alternative medicine in draft bill to combat sects
In mid-November, the French Senate reviewed a draft law that aims to crush dissent using hefty fines of up to EUR 15,000 and threat of jail time.  Anyone daring to criticise medical treatments could fall foul of this law.  Considering the “covid vaccines are safe and effective” false narrative propagated by the government, this law is nothing short of outrageous.