Early election are inevitable – but Netanyahu is denying it
Nearly all of the Likud’s coalition partners have called to go to an early election as soon as possible, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly continued to express hope that it won’t happen on Friday afternoon. Netanyahu met with Education Minister Naftali Bennett to discuss the government’s future. A source with knowledge of the meeting said that Netanyahu said there was no way for the coalition to function with only a one-seat majority…
Hezbollah money laundering has a ‘safe home in Germany’
Lax German illicit terror finance policies permitted the US and EU proscribed Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah to run a vast criminal enterprise to raise funds through a money laundering operation in Europe and South America. French prosecutors put fifteen members of the criminal organization on trial on Tuesday in Paris.
US to cut Africom troops amid focus on Russia and China
The US is cutting hundreds of troops in Africa as it focuses on countering threats from Russia and China. Around 700 counter-terrorism troops will be removed over the next few years, the Department of Defense said. About 7,200 US soldiers are currently based in dozens of African countries including Nigeria and Libya.
Xi Jinping: US-China trade war will produce no winners
Countries which embrace protectionism are “doomed to failure”, China’s Xi Jinping has warned in a veiled swipe at the US’s America First policy. Mr Xi was speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit, where US-Chinese tensions are likely to be centre stage. US Vice-President Mike Pence later said he was prepared to “more than double” the tariffs imposed on Chinese goods.
US to join Australia in Papua New Guinea naval base plan
The US says it will join Australia in developing a naval base in Papua New Guinea (PNG), in an apparent move to curb China’s growing influence. Vice-President Mike Pence said the three countries would work together on the facility on Manus Island. Australia announced last month that it would work with PNG to develop the island’s Lombrum Naval Base.
France fuel protest: One dead in ‘yellow vest’ blockades
A protester has died and there are reports of several injuries as demonstrators angry at rising fuel prices disrupt traffic across France. The female protester was struck after a driver panicked and drove towards demonstrators, reports said. Some 120,000 “yellow vests”, so-called after the high-visibility jackets they are required to carry in their cars, have gathered in 2,000 locations.
Jamal Khashoggi: CIA ‘blames Saudi prince for murder’
The CIA believes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to US media reports. Sources close to the agency said it had assessed the evidence in detail. It is understood there is no “smoking gun” but US officials think such an operation would need the prince’s approval.
Trump ‘personally answers Mueller Russia questions’
Donald Trump says he has finished answering questions about alleged Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential campaign. The US leader told reporters he had personally answered the questions “very easily”, but his responses had yet to be submitted to the investigating team. Special counsel Robert Mueller has been looking into allegations of collusion between Mr Trump’s campaign and Russia.
Household debt hit a record high of $13.5 trillion last quarter
The total debt shouldered by Americans has hit another record high, rising to $13.5 trillion in the last quarter, while an unusual jump in student-loan delinquencies could provide another signal that the nation’s economic expansion is growing old. Flows of student debt into serious delinquency — of 90 or more days — rose to 9.1 percent in the third quarter from 8.6 percent in the previous quarter, according to data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Food Regulators to Share Oversight of Cell-Based Meat
Two U.S. food regulators agreed to share oversight of meat grown from animal cells, moving the emerging technology closer to consumers’ dinner plates. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration will jointly oversee cell-culture meat technology… The decision settles a debate between agency officials over which department would regulate the technology…
Mathematician Exposes Global Warming Study Inflating Temp Rise By 600%
Researchers who were attempting to prove evidence of climate change recently published a study claiming that ocean temperatures were increasing at a dramatic rate, much higher than previous estimates.
California Fire Death Toll Hits 63 as Sheriff Confirms 631 People Still Missing
Officials have confirmed that 63 people have now been killed by the Northern California wildfire, with 631 people still missing and feared dead.
Terror experts warn of jihadi threat coming from Canada
“Canada is today the happy home of thousands of radical Islamists, ex-ISIS fighters and the Muslim Brotherhood. Their numbers continue to grow, with Islamists infiltrating the Canadian government on several levels,” the report explains. “But security experts [in Canada] warn that by welcoming radical Islamists, Canada now presents a danger to the United States.”
Democrat Eric Swalwell Calls for Confiscation of Semi-Automatic Weapons in US — Nuke Those Who Resist
In a USA Today op-ed entitled…Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., argued Thursday that prior proposals to ban assault weapons “would leave millions of assault weapons in our communities for decades to come.” Swalwell proposes that the government should offer up to $1,000 for every weapon covered by a new ban…and “criminally prosecute any who choose to defy [the buyback] by keeping their weapons.”
Algorithm may one day be able to alter Bible’s style for its audience
Computer scientists have used various editions of The Bible to develop an algorithm that identifies different author’s writing styles..
DC Bans Churches From Handing Out Straws With Free Coffee
Washington, D.C., will begin enforcing its ban on plastic straws on Jan. 1, which would penalize churches for offering free coffee if it comes with a stirrer.
Big Pharma To Create AI Generated 3D Pills That Can be Printed at Home
Scientists working with Big Pharma are creating a way to print “personalized pills” using derived through artificial intelligence, according to news reports.
Ohio House Passes Bill Banning Abortion After Heartbeat Begins
The pro-life movement won a significant victory in Ohio this week, where the state House passed a bill that would ban abortions on unborn babies after a heartbeat is detected in the womb.
The Time That Pope Francis In St. Peter’s Square At The Vatican Declared To The Entire World That Lucifer Is The God Of The Catholic Church
On April 27th, 2014, Pope Francis held a ceremony in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican to induct two former popes into sainthood. Catholic sainthood ceremonies are fairly standard procedures, and happen quite often. But on this particular occasion, Pope Francis wanted it broadcast around the world in 3D, HF and 3K.
Former Planned Parenthood Worker Says Medication Abortions ‘Far More Dangerous’ Than Surgical Abortions
Medication abortions are far more dangerous than surgical abortions, former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson told The Daily Caller News Foundation in an exclusive interview Wednesday.
Are Mexico and Russia Starting a Modern Day Cuban Missile Crisis?
Are the Russians amassing tanks in the jungles of Mexico in preparation for a “Red Dawn” type of invasion of the American Southwest. In the history of The Common Sense Show, has such an allegation gained such traction among the rank and file followers of the Independent Media.
Elite Plan to Crash ALL Paper Currencies and Usher In a Digital Currency
The ultimate “gold-digger”, IMF Director, Christine Lagarde issued a statement yesterday in which she said that all countries should go to an electronic currency and they should abandon their national currency is very clear that the elite plan to destroy the current paper currencies by collapsing the world’s economy.
Chaos As Snow Hits New York City Unprepared, Mayor Catching Heat
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is catching heat from all corners as several inches of November snow has virtually crippled one of America’s major cities.
US Military’s Strength Has Eroded
Americans often assume their military is the strongest in the world, capable of handling any threats that come its way. But a new report by the National Defense Strategy Commission challenges that idea. It points out how significantly the U.S. military has deteriorated, placing the U.S. in an increasingly precarious position compared to its potential adversaries.
Florida recount: Democrats launch plan with altered form to fix ballots
A day after Florida’s election left top state races too close to call, a Democratic party leader directed staffers and volunteers to share altered election forms with voters to fix signature problems on absentee ballots after the state’s deadline.
After Abstaining For 22 Years, US Will Vote Against ‘Useless’ Annual UN Resolution on Golan Heights
A U.N. General Assembly committee will on Friday endorse nine resolutions critical of Israel, but – for the first time in more than two decades – the United States will change its position from “abstain” to “no” when a resolution on the Golan Heights is put to the vote.
Are all pharmaceuticals designed for population control?
What’s the fourth leading cause of death in the United States? Don’t guess heart attacks, cancer, respiratory disease, strokes, diabetes, or traffic accidents. It’s death by prescription.
Leaked Documents Prove Soros Working with UN Supporting Illegal Migrant Crisis
On Sunday, the United Nations admitted it is supporting the illegal immigrants and caravans from Central America, currently marching towards the US southern border.