IDF tank strikes Hamas post in response to explosive devices thrown
An IDF tank struck a Hamas position in the northern Gaza Strip Friday night in retaliation for explosive devices thrown across the security fence during violent riots. The strike came after violent night time riots broke out across the Gaza border which saw several Palestinians wounded by IDF gunfire. Loud explosions were also heard through the night in communities in southern Israel after explosive devices went off in the Strip.
30,000 protesters gather along Gaza fence, attacks reported
30,000 protesters gathered along the Gaza border on Saturday afternoon as a part of the March of Return protests, inciting violence with stone-throwing and tire-burning. Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh joined the riots along with members of the Egyptian intelligence, Palestinian media reported. The demonstrations, which Palestinian reports claimed will be peaceful, are part of the March of Return protests along the Gaza border.
Germany’s Ambassador to U.N. compares Israel to Hamas
New York. The German Bild paper published on Wednesday a scathing editorial accusing the country’s UN Ambassador Christoph Heusgen of betraying Chancellor Angela Merkel’s security pledge to Israel by comparing the Jewish state to the terrorist organization Hamas. The editorial authored by Filipp Piatov…took Heusgen to task for comparing Israel’s security measures against Palestinian terrorists with Hamas rocket attacks.
Thirty men sentenced for Egyptian church attack plot
Thirty men were sentenced to between 10 years to life imprisonment on Saturday for planning a suicide bombing on a church in the Egyptian city of Alexandria and other charges, court official said. Authorities said at the time of their arrest that the defendants had embraced the ideas of the Islamic State group and received training abroad and in Egypt.
Afghanistan flood death toll at 17, worsening already desperate situation
Heavy rains caused flash floods in western Afghanistan that killed at least 17 people, destroying homes and sweeping through makeshift shelters that housed displaced families, a government official said on Saturday. Two days of flooding that started on Thursday killed 12 people in Jawzjan and two in Badghis, provinces that border Turkmenistan, said Hasibullah Shir Khani, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s National Disaster Management Authority.
Trump threatens to shut Mexico border amid migration surge
President Donald Trump has said he is likely to close the US border if Mexico does not do more to stop migrants reaching the United States. The closure would disrupt border crossings, threatening trade worth billions of dollars. Mr Trump’s threat follows a surge in migrants travelling through Mexico to seek asylum in the US.
DEA Never Checked If Its Massive Surveillance Operations Are Legal, Watchdog Says
The Drug Enforcement Administration skirted numerous legal checks on a trio of bulk data collection programs dating back to the early 1990s, according to an internal watchdog. In a heavily redacted, 144-page report…the Justice Department Inspector General revealed the administration failed to fully assess the legal basis for three massive international surveillance operations that ran largely unchecked from 1992 to 2013.
Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea: USGS
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit Papua New Guinea’s New Britain island, 186 km (115 miles) east of Kandrian, on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the quake which, USGS said struck at 1120 GMT, the Center added. Earlier reports measured the magnitude at 6.4.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Posts Shock Video Implying United States May Also Support The Building Of A Third Jewish Temple In Israel
From a Bible prophecy perspective, Donald Trump is the greatest president since Harry S. Truman recognized the regathered nation of Israel back on May 14th, 1948. And in many respects, I would dare say that President Trump has outdone his predecessor regarding Israel. So now the question is, just how far is he planning to go? Could it be that part of Jared Kushner’s secret Middle East Peace Plan contains a Third Jewish Temple to be constructed in Jerusalem?
China Develops Cruise Missile that Launches from Cargo Ships
According to U.S. defense officials quoted by the Washington Free Beacon on Wednesday, China is developing a long-range cruise missile that can be hidden inside shipping containers and launched from civilian freighters, a type of ship China happens to own in abundance.
Dozens of actors pledge to resist filming in Georgia if the state passes its anti-abortion “heartbeat bill”
…And so stars—led by actress Alyssa Milano, whose Insatiable is currently filming its second season in the state—have now started signing their names to a public letter demanding that governor Brian Kemp veto the bill if it comes across his desk.
1,100 dead dolphins reportedly discovered on French coast this year: ‘There’s never been a number this high’
A staggering number of deceased, maimed dolphins have reportedly been found on the shores of France this year.
After Cyclone Idai, bodies litter Mozambique’s fields, and the true death toll may never be known
The flooding is estimated to have affected nearly 2 million people in Mozambique, where the official number of dead stands at 468. But the actual death toll from Cyclone Idai may never be known.
Fury at German band Rammstein’s ‘repulsive’ Holocaust clip
German hardrock band Rammstein sparked protests from politicians, historians and Jewish groups Thursday with a video showing band members dressed as concentration camp prisoners with nooses around their necks.
An Outbreak Spreads Fear: Of Measles, of Ultra-Orthodox Jews, of Anti-Semitism
A measles outbreak in a New York suburb has sickened scores of people and stoked long-smoldering tensions between the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community and the secular world at large.
Presidents #25 and #35 Were Assassinated, Will #45 Be Next?
Trump has shown renewed resolve when it comes to taking on the Deep State since the Mueller nothing burger was delivered. This, in my opinion, has made him a marked man.
Minnesota Attempts to Subvert Electoral College by Slipping Nat’l Popular Vote into Omnibus Bill
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again—or just hide your idea in a giant piece of legislation, where you hope it won’t get noticed.
CLINTON BODY COUNT: Former Clinton And Obama Advisor Alan Krueger Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide Ahead Of New Book Release In June
Professor Alan Krueger, a man who had a new book coming out in June and everything to live for, suddenly decided to commit suicide for no apparent reason, stunning his colleagues and associates. But I could tell you two people not stunned by this news, Bill and Hillary Clinton. Why? Because they have long since grown accustomed to the people they used to work with dying under sudden and suspicious circumstances. This profoundly unlucky group of people, nearly 60 in total, are members of what we like to call The Clinton Dead Pool. Since they can no longer speak, we shall speak for them.
Headlines – 3/30/2019
UN Urges Israel and Hamas to Avoid Violence on Protest Anniversary
Gaza border protests: 190 killed and 28,000 injured in a year of bloodshed
40 children killed in year of Gaza border protests, says UN
Hamas said to back Egypt’s plan for Gaza calm ahead of huge anniversary protest
Islamic Jihad warns Israel of war if civilians killed during protests
Israel said to warn Hamas any error could lead to war, as IDF preps for violence
Netanyahu: Military operation in Gaza only as last resort
Jews, Israel Take Center Stage in Ukraine’s Surreal Presidential Contest
Starting with Golan, Trump surprises aides, allies with series of abrupt decrees
Arabs seek unity on Golan, but summit likely to expose rifts on Syria
Thousands Protest in Jordan Over Trump’s Recognition of Golan Heights as Israeli Territory
Saudi Arabia rejects Trump decision on Golan Heights, Jerusalem
Iran to ‘resist’ Trump decision on Golan Heights
US Mideast strategy includes expelling Iran from Syria, Pompeo says
Southeast Asia should be aware of Iran’s tactics to evade oil sanctions: U.S.
Houthi leader attacks UK’s Jeremy Hunt over efforts to relax Saudi arms ban
A million protesters call for Algerian president to step down
Trump to welcome Egypt’s Sissi back to White House, continuing break with Obama
New Zealand Muslim leader dismisses colleague’s claims Mossad ordered killings
At memorial, New Zealand mosque survivor says he forgives attacker
U.S. Readying Russia Sanctions for U.K. Poison Attack, Sources Say
US Congress to get redacted Mueller report by mid-April
Border Patrol begins releasing migrant families on the streets of Yuma
Trump threatens to close border ‘next week’ if Mexico doesn’t ‘immediately stop’ flood of illegal immigrants
Mexico braces for new caravan of Central American migrants
Venezuela returns to ‘Middle Ages’ during power outages
UK lawmakers reject Brexit deal for third time
Parliament sinks May’s Brexit deal again, EU braces for no-deal exit
Her Brexit strategy in tatters, British PM’s days are numbered
U.S. Trade Negotiators Take Aim at China’s Cybersecurity Law
Retail apocalypse? JCPenney, Payless, LifeWay announce 3,000+ combined store closures
Huge leaps in AI have made facial recognition smarter than your brain
Rocket Lab launches US military space experiment, aiming to soon fly rockets ‘every two weeks’
5.2 magnitude earthquake hits near Nishinoomote, Japan
5.1 magnitude earthquake hits near Cempa, Indonesia
Popocateptl volcano in Mexico erupts to 26,000ft
Sabancaya volcano in Peru erupts to 24,000ft
Reventador volcano in Ecuador erupts to 15,000ft
Planchon Peteroa volcano in Chile erupts to 14,000ft
Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupts to 14,000ft
Manam volcano in Papua New Guinea erupts to 10,000ft
The Farm Belt faces an expensive cleanup after already-costly record flooding
Floods in Midwest: Will you pay more for food after extreme weather?
After Cyclone Idai, climate chief warns of more extreme weather
Fueled by climate change, extreme weather disasters hit 62 million people in 2018, U.N. says
Ocasio-Cortez: Republicans made ‘total fools of themselves’ attacking the Green New Deal
Thousands rally in Tel Aviv to demand action against climate change
US jury awards man $80m in Monsanto Roundup cancer case
Monsanto, Roundup and Cancer: Cutting Chemicals From Agriculture Is a Cost We Can’t yet Afford
Mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus and dengue fever may have access to 1 billion more people in the years ahead
Could dogs be the source of a new flu?
An Outbreak Spreads Fear: Of Measles, of Ultra-Orthodox Jews, of Anti-Semitism
In a religious N.Y. community, an unprecedented response to measles puts trust in government to the test
NY county exec says ban on unvaccinated minors is working – ‘We’ve gotten their attention’
Measles: Few attend first free vaccination clinic since Rockland declared state of emergency
Utah Bans Abortions after 18 Weeks
Georgia’s anti-abortion ‘heartbeat’ bill heads to governor’s desk
Alyssa Milano, 49 celebrities threaten Georgia with ‘loss of billions’ over new abortion bill
85-y-o-man attacked, beaten while praying outside Planned Parenthood abortion clinic
Utah Legalizes Sex Outside Marriage After Governor Signs Bill Rolling Back 1973 ‘Fornication’ Law
Chick-fil-A was banned from San Antonio’s airport. The Texas attorney general says it’s ‘discriminatory.’
Amazon, other Washington companies, get perfect scores for LGBTQ policies, but some advocates ask for more
Amazon, Google, Facebook pen letter opposing Texas bills ‘that allow for the exclusion of LGBTQ people’
Google deletes ‘conversion therapy’ app savaged by the LGBTQ community
Pope signs new law to prevent child abuse at Vatican HQ and embassies