25 June 2024

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Reaches Plea Deal With U.S. Government—Set To Be Freed From Prison
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will plead guilty under an agreement that allows him to walk free and avoid a prison sentence in the U.S., according to multiple outlets, doing so after spending more than 10 years fighting extradition to the U.S. after he published classified military documents.

Trump Urges Viewing of Hamas Atrocity Film
Few works in modern documentary filmmaking have sparked as much controversy and debate as “Screams Before Silence.” Produced by Sheryl Sandberg, the former chief operating officer of Facebook, and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Julia Masters, this gripping documentary delves into the harrowing experiences of victims of sexual abuse and rape perpetrated by Palestinians and Hamas on October 7.
Trump is referring to the claims made by many of the victims featured in the film who claim to have been silenced by powerful figures in society.

Teamsters President Accepts Trump’s Invitation to Speak to Republican Convention
International Brotherhood of Teamsters President Sean O’Brien will speak at the Republican convention next month in Milwaukee. Former President Trump announced that O’Brien accepted his invitation to speak. To say that this appearance is a rare occurrence at a Republican convention is an understatement.

Pentagon background-check systems at risk of hacking, GAO says
The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency didn’t fully implement DOD’s cybersecurity process, a new report finds.

New tropical disturbance being tracked in Atlantic
A new tropical disturbance in the Atlantic Ocean grabbed the attention of forecasters Monday, with the National Hurricane Center saying it has a low chance of becoming a tropical storm at this time. The tropical wave is a few hundred miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands. The wave has produced disorganized showers and thunderstorms so far, but the atmosphere is primed for slow development.

Minnesota dam failure prompts Flash Flood Warning
Residents living downstream from the Rapidan Dam in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, have been notified of its imminent failure due to accumulating debris that has compromised the structure. “We do not know if it will totally fail, or if it will remain in place,” the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post. “However, we determined it was necessary to issue this notification to advise downstream residents and correct regulatory agencies and other local agencies.”

New Quebec Curriculum Will Mandate that Second Graders Learn About Gender Identity and LGBT Content
(Quebec) — [LifeSiteNews.com] Kids as young as six years old or those entering Grade 2 in Canada’s Quebec province will be exposed to extreme LGBT ideology in schools via a new mandatory curriculum addition teaching so-called “gender identity.” (Image: Unsplash-Annie Spratt) The Ministry of Education’s new program is called “Culture and Citizenship,” which includes an emphasis on “gender identity” along with other LGBT content. It will become mandatory for the 2024-2025 school year.

Metula security coordinator: ‘50% of residents won’t return if there’s a diplomatic deal’
He noted that a diplomatic deal on the border would cause many of the residents not to return to their homes. “If there’s a deal, and we know how well they fulfill deals, then I believe that 50% of the residents will return, after what happened on October 7th. Young mothers and fathers won’t sleep at night if their children are in Metula. I’m a farmer, I have my own land, so I’ll come back, but there are families who I know won’t return unless Hezbollah is 15 KM away from us.

Israel is facing a ‘wave of misinformation and vicious propaganda,’ says former government spokesman Eylon Levy
“Israel is the only country in the world that finds itself constantly under attack, having to explain and justify itself all the time to everyone. And therefore, we’ve decided on a brand new concept of citizen spokespeople. You’ve heard of citizen journalists, people who take their phones and go to document critical events. We’re citizen spokespeople, ordinary people, people have normal jobs who will go on camera to defend our country, to the world.”

Hezbollah uses Beirut Airport to store Iranian weapons for use against Israel
The Lebanese terror organization Hezbollah has been using the Beirut-Rafic Al Hariri International Airport for civilians to transfer and store large quantities of Iranian weapons in preparation for a war with Israel, the British Telegraph reported on Sunday. a whistleblower telling the Telegraph that “unusually big boxes” have been arriving directly from Iran since last November. “This doesn’t happen often, but it did happen exactly when everyone in Lebanon was talking about the possibility of war,” he added.

US general: US won’t be able to help Israel in case of war with Hezbollah
US Air Force General Charles Brown, who serves as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has warned that the US will have a hard time aiding Israel in the event of a war against Hezbollah.

Report: Russian ship spying on Israel’s new submarine
The submarine, INS Drakon, will be on sea trials following its construction in Germany. According to the report, Russia’s Sibiryakov and Wassili Tatischtschew may be gathering intelligence on these trials. Naval News noted that sea trials are “an incredibly sensitive time for new submarines,” and that these trials expose them “to unwanted attention from other navies.” It is usually easier to gather information during a sea trial than after the submarine is already in service.

Counter-terror expert: How ‘cornered rat’ Yahya Sinwar survived 8 months of war
Yahya Sinwar, the leader of the Hamas terrorist organization in the Gaza Strip and mastermind of the October 7 massacre, has survived more than eight months of war by hiding like a “cornered rat” in tunnels underneath Gaza, according to a counter-terror expert.

Netanyahu Says Intensive Fighting in Gaza Is Close to Ending
TEL AVIV—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said Israel is close to shifting to a less-intense phase of fighting in Gaza,

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu at intermediate depth
A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Vanuatu at 08:03 UTC on June 24, 2024. The agency is reporting a depth of 156.7 km (97.4 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth.

Record rainfall causes devastating floods in Upper Midwest, 1 dead in South Dakota 
South Dakota’s governor Kristi Noem confirmed one death on June 23, 2024, as record rainfall caused devastating floods across the Upper Midwest from June 22 to 24. Torrential rains across the region led to record-breaking river levels, extensive property damage, and evacuations. Iowa and Minnesota have declared emergencies, with Iowa’s floods surpassing 1993 levels. Numerous rivers, including the Big Sioux, are at historic highs, forcing evacuations and emergency rescues. Authorities warn that more rain could exacerbate the already severe flooding.

Severe mudflows ravage southeastern Switzerland, leaving 1 dead and 2 missing
Severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall caused devastating floods and landslides in southeastern Switzerland on June 22, 2024, heavily impacting the canton of Grisons, particularly the Mesolcina Valley. The event left 1 person dead, 2 missing, and extensive damage to infrastructure.

City of Waterville seeks federal disaster relief aid amid ‘largest flooding event’ on record
The City of Waterville is experiencing the worst flooding event on record, according to city and Le Sueur County officials on Sunday.

‘Multiple disasters all in one day’: New Mexico’s brutal week of fire and flood 
It’s been a harrowing week of fire and flood in New Mexico. Just days after a pair of fast-moving fires roared across drought-stricken landscapes and into communities, a tropical storm swirled north, unleashing downpours and golf ball-sized hail over scorched slopes that had only just burned.

Big Tech Coalition Partners With WEF, Pushes “Global Digital Safety” Standards
Big Tech coalition Digital Trust & Safety Partnership (DTSP), the UK’s regulator OFCOM, and the World Economic Forum (WEF) have come together to produce a report. The three entities, each in their own way, are known for advocating for or carrying out speech restrictions and policies that can result in undermining privacy and security.

Homelessness in Chicago Has TRIPLED Since 2023 as Illegal Aliens Flood City’s Shelters
Homelessness in Chicago has tripled over the past year as illegal aliens continue to arrive in the city in overwhelming numbers.

Trudeau gov’t earmarks over $27 million for ‘safe supply’ drug program linked to overdoses and violence
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is planning to spend over $27 million on “safe supply” drug programs this year.

Wales Moves Forward With Plan To Punish Politicians For Telling Lies
Will Rogers once said that “if you ever injected truth into politics, you’d have no politics.” In Wales, it appears that the government is challenging that assessment. However, if the new legislation criminalizing political lies is successful, the Welsh are likely to find themselves with the same abundance of lies but little free speech.

TikTok Owner ByteDance In Talks With Broadcom To Develop Advanced AI Chip
US chip designer Broadcom is reportedly in discussions with ByteDance, TikTok’s Chinese parent company, to develop a new 5-nanometer purpose-built chip…This collaboration aims to help ByteDance procure high-end chips amid a tech war between the US and China.

California Reveals All Job Gains In 2023 Were Fake
In the past year we have discussed on multiple occasions that US labor market data has been repeatedly doctored to artificially appear better than it really is, although thanks to a quirk of BLS data revision reporting, we won’t have definitive proof of just how ugly the real job market has been in recent years until some time in 2025, well into Trump’s second administration.

Welfare Offices Providing Voter Registration Forms To Illegals Without Proof Of Citizenship 
…The forms, available in every state except Arizona – which recently passed a law barring the practice on state (but not federal) forms, are used to obtain welfare benefits, driver’s licenses, and in many cases mail-in ballot voter registration forms.

Russia: Terrorists open fire on church and synagogues in Dagestan, 18 officers dead 
15 police officers and several civilians, including an Orthodox priest, killed in terrorist attack in Dagestan. Foreign Ministry: No Israelis or Jews among the victims.

Extreme Global Hunger: The UN Warns That Some Of The Poorest Areas Of The World Have “Zero Harvests” Left
In 2015, UN officials established a goal of completely eliminating global hunger by the year 2030.  Needless to say, they have failed dramatically.  According to the UN, someone is dying from starvation “every few seconds” as the global food crisis continues to accelerate.

They Are Using Lab-Grown Human Brains That They Have Enslaved Called “Organoids” To Run Computers
A company in Switzerland known as “Final Spark” has constructed a bizarre hybrid biocomputer that combines lab-grown miniature human brains with conventional electronic circuits…Stem cells that are derived from human skin tissue are used to create the 16 spherical brain “organoids” that the system depends upon…this sounds like something straight out of a really bad science fiction movie, but it is actually happening.

Explosive Study Once Removed by Lancet within 24 Hours, Now Peer-Reviewed and Public: Reveals 74% of Deaths Directly Linked to COVID-19 Shot
A previously censored paper from The Lancet has now undergone peer review and is available online. The study, titled “A Systematic Review of Autopsy Findings in Deaths After COVID-19 Vaccination,” analyzed 325 autopsy cases and found that a staggering 73.9% of deaths were either directly due to or significantly contributed to by the COVID-19 vaccination.