26 Jul 16
Europe has lost the Islamic war
Yes, France is heading toward the “inevitable confrontation”. 84 adults and children have just been tortured to death in Nice by a truck whose driver told a guard he was bringing ice creams to celebrants of the French holiday of egalitarian values. Nobody is really fighting this war. Europe just wants to be left in peace. After eight years of Barack Hussein Obama and Europe’s retreat from the war on terror, the West appears to be the weaker horse and the Islamists the stronger one.
ISIS claims responsibility for beheading of French priest
Terror group says terrorists who decapitated priest near Rouen today are soldiers for Islamic State. In the aftermath of the attack on a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, a town near Rouen in Normandy today, the ISIS terror organization has claimed responsibility for the attack, saying the terrorists involved were "soldiers of ISIS".
Red Lake Urmia
On April 23, (left image) the water was green; by July 18, it was the color of wine. The shoreline is encrusted with salt deposits and appears white. Note that the ring of salt is especially noticeable in July, when water levels were lower.
Chile quake damages highway, historic buildings
A strong earthquake has jolted northern Chile, damaging buildings and roads near the epicentre. Chile's seismology centre initially said it was a 6.1 magnitude earthquake, while the US Geological Survey recorded it at 6.2.
Massive 6.1 magnitude earthquake rocks southern Australia as experts issue tsunami warning
The quake had been reported as “potentially tsunamigenic” but they no longer believe there is tsunami risk.
Racist DNC Email Flagrantly Makes Fun Of Black Woman’s Name
An email with Scott Comer, the finance chief of staff and LGBT finance director for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Zachary Allen with the firm TIPAH Consulting, makes fun of LaQueenia Gibson’s name. Gibson is an executive assistant for the company Haddad Brands.
Earthquake strikes South Pacific - Tsunami fears as quake hits coast of Vanuatu
AN earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale has struck off the coast of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, prompting fears of a tsunami.
Oil falls towards $44, lowest since May, on glut worries
Oil on Tuesday hit its lowest since May, falling towards $44 a barrel, pressured by concerns that a long-awaited rebalancing of the market would be delayed due to excess supply.
Brent crude is still up more than 60 percent from a 12-year low near $27 in January, but the rally has petered out on signs that the supply glut will persist and as economic jitters raised concern about the strength of oil demand.
US Air Force reveals plan for 'Space Mission Force' to protect America using satellites
They could be a combination of Top Guns and Thunderbirds - protecting the Earth using swarms of smart satellites.
To be called Space Mission Force, the U.S. Air Force Space Command has revealed its plans for a new type of soldier.
The group will utilise existing satellites and weapons to 'operate as warfighters' in orbit.
Tim Kaine promises bill to legalize illegal immigrants in ‘first 100 days’
A new Clinton administration would pursue a bill to legalize illegal immigrants in “the first 100 days” of her tenure, vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine told Spanish-language network Telemundo...
Mr. Kaine also predicted that House Republicans, who stopped President Obama’s last bid for legalization...will reverse themselves next year...
China releases footage of mid-air ballistic missiles destroying target miles above the Earth
China has released footage of its first interception test of a mid-air ballistic missile, destroying a target miles above Earth.
Video shows the land-based rocket blast off into the sky in a blinding white light, before hurtling towards what looks like a small white dot above the planet's atmosphere.
Upon impact, the missile explodes into a huge fireball.
Mogadishu attack: Ten killed in airport blasts
At least 10 people have been killed in two car bomb attacks near an entrance to the airport in Mogadishu, Somali police and eyewitnesses have said.
Thick smoke could be seen rising from the area, where there is also a base for African Union (AU) peacekeepers.
Palestinians seeking to sue Britain over 1917 Balfour Declaration
The Palestinians have called on the Arab League to help them prepare a legal file against the British government for issuing the Balfour Declaration almost 100 years ago.
Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki spoke of the impact of that 1917 document — the first to formally recognize the Jewish right to a homeland...
France church siege: Hostage-takers kill priest before being shot dead
Two attackers killed a priest with a blade and seriously wounded another hostage in a church in northern France on Tuesday before being shot dead by French police.
There were no immediate details on the identity or motives of the two assailants but the investigation was handed to the anti-terrorist unit of the Paris prosecutor's office.
Priebus on DNC leak: 'The Russians didn't write the emails'
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus wants to be clear who he blames for the massive leak of Democratic National Committee email correspondence that showed favoritism of Hillary Clinton at the expense of Bernie Sanders.
Bangladesh police kill nine suspected militants in raid
Police in Bangladesh have killed nine suspected Islamist militants after a gun battle in Dhaka, officials said.
Police were searching the residential area of Kallyanpur when they were attacked by handmade bombs.
ISIS Burned Alive A 2-Year-Old Girl And Her Family For Leaving Town
News out of northern Iraq brings a report that ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) has executed a 2-year-old girl and her family by burning them alive. Although ISIS atrocities no longer hold much of a shock value (due to desensitization after seeing and hearing about so many), there seems to be something especially tragic about the death of a young person or a child.
Knife Attack In Japan Leaves 19 Dead, Local Media Report
Nineteen people were killed and 25 wounded after an attack by a knife-wielding man at a facility for the disabled in central Japan early on Tuesday, a government official said, in Japan’s worst mass killing in decades.
Leaked DNC Documents Show Plans To Reward Big Donors With Federal Appointments
“The disclosed DNC emails sure look like the potential Clinton Administration has intertwined the appointments to federal government boards and commissions with the political and fund raising operations of the Democratic Party,” Boehm told The Daily Caller.
“That is unethical, if not illegal.”
Lawsuit: Macy's worker fired over Catholic faith
“After my employer learned that I was a practicing Catholic, with religious concerns about this policy, I was terminated because of my religion,” he wrote.
6.5 magnitude earthquake hits north of Aus, near PNG
An Earthquake has struck in the Bismarck Sea north of Umboi Island just after 6am this morning. The 6.5 magnitude quake was quite shallow, with Geosciences Australia listing its depth as 0km.
The quake could potentially cause a Tsunami, but BOM is reporting that it would not threaten Australia.
Mainstream now means teaching LGBT to second-graders.
The San Francisco Chronicle called the event “a landmark move that puts the ongoing LGBT civil rights fight into the mainstream of public education.”
25 Jul 16
Magnitude 6.2 Quake Strikes Chile
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has struck Chile's north-central region but authorities say no injuries or damage were reported and discounted the possibility of a tsunami. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake's epicenter was 41 miles (66 kilometers) west-northwest of Diego de Almagro, Chile and struck Monday at 1:26 p.m. local time.
Tim LaHaye, ‘Left Behind’ Author, Dies at 90
Tim LaHaye, the prolific author behind the “Left Behind” series, has died at the age of 90.
The writer and Evangelical Christian minister died in his San Diego, California home on Monday, days after suffering a stroke.
2nd earthquake in 3 days rattles area of western NC
The quake on Saturday night happened just two days after 1.9 magnitude earthquake struck Thursday at Plumtree, N.C. in Avery County — about 60 miles west of the Saturday quake. The Saturday night quake was right along US 421 and was closest to Millers Creek, N.C. — which was 3 miles from the center.
'Like a freight train': California wildfire guts 18 homes
The fire that has destroyed at least 18 homes in northern Los Angeles County gained ferocious new power two days after it broke out, sending so much smoke in the air that planes making drops on it had to be grounded for part of the afternoon. "For this time of year, it's the most extreme fire behavior I've seen in my 32-year career," County fire Chief Daryl Osby said.
Tsunami fears for Australia as 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes southern ocean
AUSTRALIA has been rocked by a 6.1 magnitude earthquake sparking fears for a massive tsunami.
Clinton VP tapped pro-terror Muslim leader for immigration seat
In 2007, then-Governor Kaine appointed Esam Omeish, a Libyan-born physician and then-president of the Muslim American Society, to Virginia’s Immigration Commission. This came despite Omeish’s history of ties and expressions of support for radical Islam and Jihadist terrorism.
MacLean: Democratic Disarray in Wake of Email Leak Couldn’t Come at Worse Time
The DNC email leak showed what Sanders complained about for months during the primary: clear favoritism for Clinton and outright disparagement and even conspiring against the insurgent Bernie Sanders campaign by party officials.
Burned body found at California ‘Sand Fire’ site as raging flames consume 20k acres
A charred corpse has been found in an area of Santa Clarita, California, under threat from wildfires that have consumed over 20,000 acres. Firefighters are struggling to contain the fire that has raged since Friday.