6 Apr 2024

Biden to Egypt and Qatar: Press Hamas to agree to hostage deal
Biden on Friday wrote to the leaders of Egypt and Qatar, calling on them to press Hamas for a hostage deal with Israel, a senior administration official said, … The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Biden’s national security adviser will meet Monday with family members of some of the estimated 100 hostages who are believed to still be in Gaza.

Kids not rattled by quake interrupting science exam … on earthquakes
In a case of life imitating art, so to speak, during the 30-second or so 4.8 magnitude earthquake that rattled areas in the U.S. Northeast on April 5, a group of kids at a pluralistic Jewish day school were studying the issue—quite literally. Sixth-graders at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy outside of Philadelphia were in the middle of a test on Friday morning when they felt the room start to shake. What was the subject that had pen to paper? Earthquakes.

Strike on Iran’s Consulate in Syria Is ‘Turning Point’, Hezbollah Head Says
Iran-backed Hezbollah has said it supports Iran’s right to “punish” Israel, and in televised remarks on Friday, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said the response was coming. “Be certain, be sure, that the Iranian response to the targeting of the consulate in Damascus is definitely coming against Israel,” he said.

Galant in Tel Nof: ‘The enemy is looking for any way to respond. We are ready’
“We attack anywhere the State of Israel decides against any enemy, it can be in Damascus and it can be in Beirut, we attack wherever we decide, our attack is very strong, very vigorous, very precise and hits the enemy hard. As a result, he’s looking for ways to respond and those ways of response can come from anywhere, and we are prepared for this matter”.

Planned a terrorist attack | IDF strikes military compound of the Amal Movement in Lebanon
IAF fighter jets on Friday evening struck a military compound of the Amal Movement, where a number of its terrorists operated in the area of Marjaayoun in southern Lebanon. … IDF soldiers identified a terrorist carrying out drone observation activity in order to direct launches toward northern Israel. The soldiers directed an IAF aircraft that struck the terrorist.

US intelligence: This will be the Iranian retaliation
According to the report, the American intelligence indicates that Iran is planning a retaliatory attack that would include a swarm of Shaheed loitering drones and cruise missiles. Officials quoted in the report say the timing and target are unknown, but a proportional response to the Damascus attack would be to hit an Israeli diplomatic facility. The attack is likely to come between now and the end of Ramadan

Despite concerns of Iranian retaliation, IDF says no need for civilians to stock up on necessities
IDF spokesperson Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari told the Israeli public on X that they don’t need to stock up on generators, perishables and cash in spite of threats from Iran.

Hamas will attack any multinational force in Gaza, say observers
While observers in Israel have varying opinions on the realism of Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant’s concept of a multinational Arab force playing a significant policing role in post-war Gaza, all agree that any such force would be an automatic target for Hamas.

The global onslaught against Israel
As Israel battles for survival against Iran and its proxies, it is being subjected to a virtual auto-da-fé by its supposed allies.

Study shows “Unprecedented surge of Jewish births”
Israel’s growing Jewish fertility rate reflects optimism, patriotism, attachment to roots, communal solidarity, frontier-mentality and less abortions.

Multiple regions across the US declare state of emergency in preparation for solar eclipse
While Monday’s eclipse will be at least partially visible throughout all 48 contiguous states, officials are concerned that tourists will flood areas where the totality can be viewed. The path of totality-where the moon completely blocks the face of the sun – begins in Texas and heads in a narrow band up toward the Northeast, stretching across portions of 13 US states and parts of Canada and Mexico. Many of the regions are expecting record numbers of visitors on the day of the eclipse.

Vatican backtracks, approves pro-homosexual priest as theology dean at Italian college
The Vatican has approved a priest to become dean of theology in the Philosophical-Theological College in Brixen, less than one year after the Vatican rejected him for the position over his heterodox views on homosexuality.

Iranian regime leaders and terror proxies rally against Israel on ‘Quds Day’
The Iranian leadership and several senior commanders of its proxy militias were spotted attending the annual Quds Day parade in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Friday, shortly before the state funeral for seven senior Iranian officers killed in the alleged Israeli strike near Iran’s Damascus embassy earlier this week.

‘Artificial sun’ sets record for time at 100 million degrees in latest advance for nuclear fusion
KSTAR, KFE’s fusion research device which it refers to as an “artificial sun,” managed to sustain plasma with temperatures of 100 million degrees for 48 seconds during tests between December 2023 and February 2024, beating the previous record of 30 seconds set in 2021.

HP wants you to pay up to $36/month to rent a printer that it monitors
HP calls this an All-In-Plan; if you subscribe, the tech company will be all in on your printing activities. One of the most perturbing aspects of the subscription plan is that it requires subscribers to keep their printers connected to the Internet. But HP enforces an Internet connection by having its TOS also state that HP may disrupt the service—and continue to charge you for it—if your printer is not online. HP will also remotely monitor the type of documents (for example, a PDF or JPEG) printed, the devices and software used to initiate the print job, “peripheral devices,” and any other “metrics” that HP thinks are related to the subscription and decides to add to its remote monitoring.

Rare M4.8 earthquake hits New Jersey — the strongest since 1783, U.S.
A rare earthquake registered by the USGS as M4.8 hit New Jersey, U.S. at 14:23 UTC (10:23 LT) on April 5, 2024, at a depth of 4.7 km (2.9 miles). This earthquake — now known as the 2024 Whitehouse Station, New Jersey Earthquake — is the strongest to hit New Jersey since 1783.

Strong M6.8 earthquake hits Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands 
A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit the Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands at 11:03 UTC on April 5, 2024. The agency is reporting a depth of 220 km (137 miles).

Turning On Israel Is Certainly Not The Way To Bring Blessing Upon America 
Last week, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution demanding from Israel an immediate ceasefire in Gaza for the month of Ramadan. It passed by a vote of 14-0 with one abstention—the United States.

Amid Iranian threats, 28 Israeli embassies closed 
28 Israeli embassies and consulates have been temporarily closed because of threats on behalf of Iran and its proxies – an Israeli source told The Jerusalem Post on Friday.

mRNA Vaccines Made You Sick Now They Want To Make You Sicker And Call It A Cure
…Moderna, a pharmaceutical giant, has recently revealed new mRNA vaccines aimed at treating the severe side effects of Covid-19 shots. This announcement was made during the company’s Vaccines Day Event for investors on March 28th. Moderna highlighted its progress on several mRNA-based vaccines and therapeutic candidates in its “pipeline.”

Caretaker Dutch Prime Minister looks to become the next NATO Secretary General
Prime Minister Mark Rutte is the top candidate to become the next NATO Secretary-General with sources within NATO saying that Rutte now has the backing of 28 of the 32 allied nations. It’s not because of his competencies so why is he being selected?

Why are so many Children Dying Suddenly all across Europe?
Data quietly published by a host of countries across Europe reveals that excess deaths among children are still occurring at an alarming rate as we enter the spring of 2024…the terrible trend only began when the European Medicines Agency extended Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the COVID-19 vaccines to children in the middle of Spring of 2021.

Ed Dowd Identifies Disturbing Problem in Cancer Trends
The latest report from Phinace Technologies, authored by Carlos Alegria and Yuri Nunes, uncovers a disturbing trend in cancer deaths among elderly people following the rollout of the COVID-19 injections, specifically in the 75 to 84 age group.