President Donald Trump on Monday reiterated that he made no deal with Turkey to lift U.S. sanctions in exchange for the release of an American pastor who had been detained there and who returned to the United States over the weekend.
President Trump, welcoming an American clergyman on his return to the United States after a two-year imprisonment in Turkey, took credit for his release and blamed President Obama for not getting him out sooner.
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will travel to Florida’s storm-ravaged Panhandle on Monday, the White House announced, in the president’s first tour of the destruction left by the deadly Hurricane Michael.
President Trump said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that he was “comfortable” in the White House after almost two years in office, despite political storms over immigration, tariffs and his nomination of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
President Trump said on Saturday that separating migrant families at the border could deter illegal immigration and that he was considering several options to tighten border security.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Wall Street bankers will show up at an elite Saudi investment conference this month despite a growing exodus of top media companies and business leaders after the disappearance of a Saudi journalist.
A Moroccan associate of the Sept. 11 hijackers is being moved from a German prison in preparation for deportation after serving most of a 15-year jail term for helping organize the 2011 attacks on U.S. targets, authorities said on Monday.
The United States still aims to cut Iran’s oil sales to zero and does not expect restored oil sanctions against Tehran to have a negative impact on a market that is well-supplied and balanced, a senior U.S. official said on Monday.
As Canadians prepare for the legalization of recreational cannabis this week, 24 students are becoming the first in the country to get formal credentials in growing pot.
The expanding applications for artificial intelligence have created a shortage of qualified workers in the field. Although schools across the country are adding classes, there are too few potential employees with training or experience.
Prominent members of the world’s business community are dropping out of Saudi Arabia’s Future Investment Initiative, a conference that is widely known as the “Davos of the Middle East,” after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist at the Washington Post.
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Now that the devastating lava eruptions on Hawaii’s Big Island have paused indefinitely, residents are slowly returning to a place that no longer looks like home. That is, if they have a home to return to at all.
Pope Francis has canonized Pope Paul VI and Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, two of the most contested figures of the Catholic Church in the 20th century, who both had a powerful influence over his papacy.
Tens of thousands of people protested racism and discrimination Saturday in Berlin, a demonstration that came amid rising concerns about Germany’s increasingly confident far right. A wide range of groups, including pro-refugee, gay rights and Muslim organizations, backed the “Indivisible” protest in the heart of the German capital under the slogan “solidarity instead of exclusion – for an open and free society.”
An Israeli military official says the opening of a crossing between the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights and Syria “re-empowers” the United Nations after being driven out of the area by Syrian rebels.
Taiwan has invited Pope Francis to visit the island in a move aimed at deepening ties with the Vatican after the Holy See signed a historic deal with Beijing.
The United Nations and humanitarian workers on Sunday condemned an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting Yemen’s Shiite rebels that reportedly killed at least 15 civilians near the port city of Hodeida.
India and China launched a program on Monday to train Afghan diplomats and China’s ambassador said it would likely be followed by joint programs in other fields to help war-torn Afghanistan.
The Air Force and DARPA are now testing new hardware and software configured to enable 4th-Generation aircraft to command drones from the cockpit in the air, bringing new levels of autonomy, more attack options and a host of new reconnaissance advantages to air warfare.
Sears Holdings – which also owns Kmart – filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday.
Australia’s prime minister has promised to ban religious schools from discriminating against gay students.
At least 180,000 Congolese citizens have crossed the border with Angola since 1 October – most heading to the city of Kamako where they are living in precarious informal camps. Many migrants are saying they were kicked out despite having documentation to live in Angola and there are unconfirmed reports that a number of them have been brutalized and even killed by Angolan forces.
Four people have been diagnosed with typhus in the unincorporated community near South Los Angeles, three of whom were hospitalized, according to health officials.
A company that provides database resources to public schools, including pornography embedded in computer files, is being sued by the Thomas More Society under Colorado’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act for boasting its products are age-appropriate.
News – 10/15/2018
President Trump: Climate Change is NOT Manmade, Scientists Have Political Agenda
Speaking during an interview on CBS’s 60 Minutes, the president also accused the scientists behind the data, that suggests Global Warming is manmade, of having a “political agenda.” Trump also clarified his stance on Climate Change – as his critics often accuse him of denying its existence – saying that he doesn’t believe it is a hoax; the Earth’s temperature rises and falls naturally but not due to manmade causes.
Facebook, Twitter, Google, Etc. are Subversive to American Government
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google and other big tech companies are subversive to American government; and what they are advocating is completely illegal in this country? Facebook sells itself as an American online social networking service company. Apparently, it is only for those who are willing to socialize in pushing the same illegal propaganda. For example, they advance homosexuality and sodomy (Jude 1:7). For those who have not taken the time to peruse the United States Constitution and its enumerated laws you may want to do so, that is if you would like to remain a free people (2 Corinthians 3:17). In every state in our Union, homosexuality and sodomy is a felony.
U.S. government begins hunt for military molecules
“The ultimate goal of AMD is to speed the time to design, validate, and optimize new molecules with defined properties from several years to a few months, or even several weeks,” explained Anne Fischer, a manager in the agency’s Defense Sciences Office. “We aim to develop the AI tools, models and experimental systems to enable autonomous design of molecules to quickly meet DoD needs.”
North, South Korea agree to reconnect roads, rail amid U.S. concern over easing sanctions
North and South Korea agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links, another step in an improving relationship that has raised U.S. concern about the possible undermining of its bid to press the North to give up its nuclear program.
Congo Ebola Outbreak Nears ‘Tipping Point’ As Death Toll Hits 125
An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is threatening to spiral out of control as overstretched health workers contend with armed rebels and a distrustful local population. Authorities have recorded 200 total cases and 125 deaths since the outbreak began Aug. 1 in the northeastern part of the country, according to World Health Organization figures released Friday.
FBI Has Evidence That ‘Directly Refutes’ Premise Of Trump-Russia Probe, GOP Rep Says
Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe provided Sunday the clearest picture to date of what the FBI allegedly withheld from the surveillance court. what happened here was Department of Justice and FBI officials in the Obama administration in October of 2016 only presented to the court the evidence that made the government’s case to get a warrant to spy on a Trump campaign associate,”…
President Trump says Defense Secretary Mattis is ‘sort of a Democrat’ and ‘may leave’
“He may leave,” Trump said of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, according to an interview excerpt released by CBS News. “I mean, at some point, everybody leaves. Everybody. People leave. That’s Washington.” But, Trump added, “it could be” that Mattis is leaving.
Hillary Clinton says husband’s affair was not an abuse of power
Hillary Clinton vehemently denied in an interview Sunday that her husband’s extramarital affair with then-White House intern Monica Lewinsky was an abuse of power and added that former President Bill Clinton was right not to resign amid a scandal that led to his impeachment on perjury and obstruction charges.
Pastor Brunson Prays For President Trump in the Oval Office
Following his incarceration in a Turkish jail on exaggerated political conspiracy charges, Pastor Andrew Brunson returned to the United States. President Trump welcomed the pastor in the Oval Office in the full glare of global media. There was time, however, for Pastor Brunson to pray for the president. (video)
Brooklyn Witches to Hex Brett Kavanaugh
In what is becoming a regular political expression of the left-wing, an occult bookstore in Brooklyn is organizing a gathering to hex newly appointed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Israeli Scientists Say Public Genealogy Databases Can Be Used to Identify Everybody
Consumer genomics databases have reached the scale of millions of individuals, say the authors of the report, noting that recently, law enforcement authorities have exploited some of these databases to identify suspects via distant familial relatives. “Using genomic data of 1.28 million individuals tested with consumer genomics, we investigated the power of this technique. We project that about 60% of the searches for individuals of European-descent will result in a third cousin or closer match, which can allow their identification using demographic identifiers,” the report states.
Judicial Watch Uncovers More Classified Material on Hillary Clinton’s Unsecure Email System
Judicial Watch announced today that it received 288 pages of newly uncovered emails of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that were transmitted over her unsecure, non-“state.gov” email system, three of which contain classified information. Judicial Watch obtained the documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA. These new classified and other emails appear to be among those that Clinton had attempted to delete or had otherwise failed to disclose.
Yoav Gallant advocates long-term cease-fire with Hamas
Construction Minister and former IDF Southern Commander Yoav Gallant called on Monday for continuing to try to reach a long-term cease-fire deal with Hamas before jumping to war, as some other politicians seem to be pushing for. Speaking from the Maariv Conference in Jerusalem, Gallant attacked those calling for going to war as persons who lack experience and do not really understand war or the limits of IDF power.
Bennett calls to intensify military response to attacks from Gaza
Bayit Yehudi leader and Education Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday that Israel should respond to ongoing attacks from Gaza more aggressively and kill any terrorist who infiltrates Israel. Bennett’s comments come amid a significant escalation in tensions between Israel and Gaza due to ongoing attacks of various kinds from terrorists in the coastal enclave.
Yang Kaili: China live-streamer detained for ‘insulting’ national anthem
A Chinese live-streaming celebrity has been detained for five days for “insulting” the country’s national anthem. Yang Kaili, a 20-year-old with tens of millions of followers, had appeared on camera singing the anthem while flailing her arms around. The live-streaming platform, Huya, had earlier taken down her video and banned her channel.
France weather: Red alert as flash floods kill six in south-west
At least six people have been killed by flash floods in the Aude region of south-western France. Local authorities say several months’ worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, leaving roads blocked in some areas. One woman was swept away by the River Aude, local broadcaster BFMTV reports.
Yemen could be ‘worst famine in 100 years’
The United Nations is warning that 13 million people in Yemen are facing starvation. It’s calling on the military coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, to halt air strikes which are killing civilians, and contributing to what the UN says could become “the worst famine in the world in 100 years”.
Exclusive: Vietnam cyber law set for tough enforcement despite Google, Facebook pleas
Vietnam is preparing to strictly enforce a new cybersecurity law requiring global technology companies to set up local offices and store data locally despite pleas from Facebook, Google and other firms, a government document showed. Vietnamese lawmakers approved the new law in June overriding strong objections from the business community, rights groups and Western governments including the United States…
Deepfake Videos Are Ruining Lives. Is Democracy Next?
Seeing isn’t believing anymore. Deep-learning computer applications can now generate fake video and audio recordings that look strikingly real. In a recent video published by researchers…an actor sits in front of a camera moving his face. The computer then generates the same expressions in real time on an existing video of Barack Obama. When the actor shakes his head, the former president shakes his head as well. When he speaks, Mr. Obama speaks as well.
Israel-Syria border crossing reopened after 4 years
The Israel-Syria Quneitra border crossing in the Golan Heights was reopened on Monday morning, four years after it was closed because of the civil war raging in the country. The crossing, which was mostly used by the Druze population in the Golan Heights, was opened to UN observers only. The UN observers had left the Quneitra crossing in 2014 for the first time since deploying there in 1974 to monitor a cease-fire and a demilitarized zone.
North, South Korea agree to reconnect roads, rail amid U.S. concern over easing sanctions
North and South Korea agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links, another step in an improving relationship that has raised U.S. concern about the possible undermining of its bid to press the North to give up its nuclear program. The agreement on transport links came during talks in the border village of Panmunjom aimed at following up on the third summit this year between South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, last month.
Honduran migrant group grows, heading for United States
A growing group of more than 1,500 Honduran migrants headed for the United States moved toward the Guatemalan border on Sunday, witnesses and organizers said. The migrants, who included families of adults and children, and women carrying babies, began a march on Saturday from the violent northern city of San Pedro Sula, days after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on Central America to stop mass migration.
Macron popularity plummets at home as he pushes globalism on world stage
French President Emmanuel Macron has presented himself as the international leader defending multilateralism and globalism against the rising forces of nationalism — but at home he is facing a bleaker political outlook and plummeting poll numbers.
Twitter Is Being Formally Investigated Following a GDPR Complaint
Twitter is being investigated by Irish privacy authorities over its refusal to give a user information about how it tracks him when he clicks on links in tweets.
Portugal issues red alert for rare Atlantic hurricane
Hurricane Leslie has left 27 people injured in Portugal, as high winds and rain brought down trees and cut power. It is one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the Iberian peninsula.
Over 17 Inches of Snow Fell in North Dakota and It’s Only October
Over 17 inches of snow fell in parts of eastern North Dakota – the area’s first significant snowfall of the season – when snowstorm swept through the area this week.
New York City Legalizes ‘Third’ Gender ‘X’ on Birth Certificates, Mayor Signs Bill
As of Jan. 1, 2019, the “third” gender, designated as “X” instead of “M” or “F,” will be an officially recognized option for birth certificates in the largest city in the United States.
With new donations, Adelsons close to $100 million for Republicans
Casino mogul and Jewish megadonor Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, have poured at least $25 million more into Republican super PACs to ensure Republican control of the House and Senate after the midterm elections.
Snow warnings issued across eight states as the Rockies brace for record-cold
Winter weather is creeping in early this year as snow storm advisories are issued across eight states. Snow continues to fall in parts of the Rocky Mountains, blanketing Colorado, western Kansas and northern New Mexico reaching up to 12 inches in some areas.
Christian cross destroyed on Greek island because it might offend Muslim invaders
Locals reacted with anger after a Holy Cross was destroyed by unknown vandals earlier in the week on the Greek island of Lesvos.
Switzerland votes overwhelmingly to jail citizens for ‘homophobia,’ ‘transphobia’
By an almost two-to-one vote met with ringing approval by pro-LGBT groups, the National Council of Switzerland voted this month on a measure to criminalize “homophobia” and “discrimination.”
Trump’s Last Stand Against the Communist Take Over of America
In many ways, America is a great nation. America is an amazingly resilient nation. The attempted take down of the United States was formerly announced with the assassination of American president, John Kennedy. For 55 years, the subversive communist influences in America have been engaged in a covert operation to turn America into a communist nation. America still has fight left within her. It has proven to be a difficult nation to kill, despite the best efforts of the globalists.
Walmart’s Creepy Shopping Carts Invade Your Privacy
Walmart is getting new shopping carts. They are creepy beyond belief. You will not believe what these shopping carts can do.
Rouhani: Trump’s is the most ‘spiteful’ US administration ever to Iranians
Iran’s president on Sunday accused the Trump administration of being the most “spiteful” in its position on Tehran, in the history of American leadership.
Hurricane Michael: Death Toll Rises To 18; More Than 1,000 Still Reported Missing
At least 18 people have died, and more than 1,500 are informally missing as a result of Hurricane Michael, which made landfall in the Florida panhandle on Wednesday as a Category 4 storm, carrying sustained winds of 155 mph.
Even the CDC has admitted that flu vaccines don’t work
Vaccines are truly one of modern medicine’s biggest farces. The flu vaccine is one of the best examples of this. After all, if the vaccine really worked the way it was supposed to, why would you need to be vaccinated every year? Well, as Mike Adams reports in a Natural News article, the CDC says, “Vaccines wear off.”
Liberman: Gaza citizens are being held hostages by Hamas on behalf of Iran
Hamas is holding Gaza residents hostage on behalf of Iran, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said in an Arabic Facebook post in which he appealed to Palestinians to overthrow Hamas’ rule of the small enclave. “I call on you, residents of Gaza: Act against the extremist leadership that has taken you hostage in the service of the Iranian Ayatollahs,” Liberman said.
Netanyahu: Hamas should expect a ‘very painful’ response from Israel If Hamas does not stop its violent attacks against Israel, then Israel will stop them through forceful actions, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned… Commenting on the increase in violence along the border fence with Gaza, Netanyahu said that “Hamas has apparently not internalized the message – if they don’t stop the violent attacks against us, they will be stopped in a different way and it will be painful, very painful.”
Aliyah numbers fall in 2018, despite increase from Russia and UK
Jewish immigration to Israel fell slightly in the first eight months of 2018 over the corresponding period last year, despite a 35 percent increase from Russia. The 1 percent overall drop owed to a decrease in immigration from countries with major Jewish populations, notably France and the United States, an interim report by the Jewish Agency for Israel showed.
Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds
Hurricane-force winds have struck central and northern Portugal, leaving 300,000 homes without power. The remnants of Hurricane Leslie swept in overnight on Saturday, with winds gusting up to 176km/h (109mph). Civil defence officials said 27 people suffered minor injuries, with localised flooding, hundreds of trees uprooted and a number of flights cancelled.
Italy: Migrants in Riace to be transferred away
Italy’s interior ministry says all migrants in the southern town of Riace, famous for welcoming them, must be transferred away. The migrants will be moved to other migrant centres next week. The move comes days after the arrest of the town’s mayor, Domenico Lucano, over his alleged role organising “marriages of convenience” for immigration purposes.
Thousands line up for zero-down-payment, subprime mortgages
Magdalene Altidor lost her home to foreclosure during the subprime mortgage crisis, but this week she was first in line at a four-day event in Miami where borrowers with poor credit were offered no-down payment, low interest rate loans. “I left home, it was about 4 a.m.,” she laughed. “I’m ready to purchase a home.” The event is one of several being held in cities across America this year, run by…Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, or NACA.
Bear spray, bloody brawls at Patriot Prayer ‘law and order’ march in Portland
A demonstration billed as a march for “law and order” in the streets of Portland descended into chaos as rival political factions broke into bloody brawls downtown Saturday night. Members of the right-wing group Patriot Prayer and their black-clad adversaries, known as antifa, used bear spray, bare fists and batons to thrash each other outside Kelly’s Olympian, a popular bar on Southwest Washington Street.
Hundreds of Hondurans head for US border in mass migration ‘march’: report
Hundreds of Honduran migrants are headed for the United States border, just days after Vice President Pence sat down with the Central American country’s leader, urging him to take a tougher stance on mass migrations.
In some cities, police now take FOUR DAYS to respond to a 911 call… are you armed yet?
The founding fathers wrote the Second Amendment into the U.S. Constitution for a myriad of ancillary reasons, but the primary purpose for recognizing that a free people can and should be armed was personal security.
Hurricane Michael death toll hits 17, officials say it could rise
Three days after Hurricane Michael’s devastating strike, search teams in Florida pressed their hunt for victims into hard-to-reach areas Saturday, as the death toll rose to 17 and officials scrambled to deliver aid to those who lost everything.
‘I love him so much I can hardly explain it’: Evangelical leaders praise Trump after pastor’s release
Evangelical activists say the administration has made good on promises made to the faith voters who lifted Trump into office — a group he will sorely need to turn out again for his 2020 re-election bid.
Discrimination complaint filed over eviction threat for Bible class
A retired pastor who was threatened with eviction for holding a Bible study in his apartment has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Vault 7 bombshell just vindicated every conspiracy theorist: The CIA can spy on anyone through TVs, iPhones, smart phones and Windows PCs
Another deep state bombshell just hit the ‘net with WikiLeaks’ release of over 8,000 pages of once-secret documents from inside the CIA. The release is dubbed “Vault 7.”
Scientists hit alarm button over virus-spreading bugs
…scientists, reports Science magazine, have warned that the program could be viewed “as an effort to develop biological agents for hostile purposes and their means of delivery, which – if true – would constitute a breach of the Biological Weapons Convention.”
Interesting Video #1 – AI’s Google, Alexa, Siri Who Is Jesus?
Credits to pastor Craig for this video. Interesting Video #1 – AI’s Google, Alexa, Siri Who Is Jesus?
Canada pledges $38 million to Palestinian refugee agency defunded by Trump
Canada stepped up aid for Palestinian refugees on Friday, announcing Can$50 million (US$38 million) for the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, which is grappling with a financial crisis sparked by US funding cuts.
Andrew Brunson prays, offers praise for Trump in Oval Office visit
P resident Trump welcomed Andrew Brunson to the White House Saturday with jokes and prayers, less than 24 hours after the pastor was freed by Turkey.
Liberal Media Doing Complete Blackout On Abortion Serial Killer Movie ‘Gosnell’ In Hopes No One Will Watch It
Yesterday, ‘Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Greatest Serial Killer’ was released in movie theatres around the country. A movie that the mainstream Liberal media desperately does not want you to watch. Go see it anyway.
San Francisco School Board President Cancels Pledge of Allegiance, Replaces it With Maya Angelou Poem
A black San Francisco school board president has eliminated the Pledge of Allegiance for his meetings and replaced it with a Maya Angelou poem, reports say.
Hurricane Cost May Skyrocket As Billions In Stealth Fighter Jets Unaccounted For; Tyndall AFB “Complete Loss”
“But photos and video from the wreckage of the base showed the distinctive contours of the F-22’s squared tail fins”
Headlines – 10/15/2018
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