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Native American Nathan Phillips Lied About Being a Vietnam Veteran, WaPo Admits

Native American Nathan Phillips Lied About Being a Vietnam Veteran, WaPo Admits

January 23, 2019 Sean Adl-Tabatabai News, US 2

Native American Nathan Phillips lied about being a Vietnam veteran

The Native American man who falsely claimed “harassment” by a group of Catholic teens also lied about being a “Vietnam veteran”, the Washington Post has been forced to admit.

According to a correction buried at the bottom of this WaPo article, far-left activist Nathan Phillips never set foot in Vietnam.

The correction states:

Correction: Earlier versions of this story incorrectly said that Native American activist Nathan Phillips fought in the Vietnam War. Phillips served in the U.S. Marines from 1972 to 1976 but was never deployed to Vietnam.

Information Liberation reports: This man is a liar and a fraud and our media is an absolute disgrace.

Native American Nathan Phillips Lied About Being a Vietnam Veteran, WaPo Admits

January 23, 2019 Sean Adl-Tabatabai News, US 2

Native American Nathan Phillips lied about being a Vietnam veteran

The Native American man who falsely claimed “harassment” by a group of Catholic teens also lied about being a “Vietnam veteran”, the Washington Post has been forced to admit.

According to a correction buried at the bottom of this WaPo article, far-left activist Nathan Phillips never set foot in Vietnam.

The correction states:

Correction: Earlier versions of this story incorrectly said that Native American activist Nathan Phillips fought in the Vietnam War. Phillips served in the U.S. Marines from 1972 to 1976 but was never deployed to Vietnam.

Information Liberation reports: This man is a liar and a fraud and our media is an absolute disgrace.

The Gateway Pundit reports Phillips raised money off of the claim he was a Vietnam vet:

In 2012, over $6,000 was raised for a documentary about his life in which he claimed to be a Vietnam veteran.

In a video about the documentary, director Maria Stanisheva explained that her documentary was about Phillips’ belief that he could pray cancer away from his wife.

Stanisheva explained in the footage that Phillips had been sent to a Catholic boarding school at the age of five. From the sound of it, he resents the experience.

“Nathan’s past is a difficult one. He was forced out of his family at the age of five to be integrated into a Catholic school — like so many other Native Americans — not being allowed to see his family for ten years,” Stanisheva stated.

Stanisheva goes on to say that “he was then a Marine in Vietnam — and right after that he became an alcoholic for 20 years.”

One of the first news outlets to run with this Covington Catholic story, Indian Country Today, reported on January 19th:

In a previous interview with Phillips, he told Indian Country Today that returning from Vietnam was not easy as a veteran. “People called me a baby killer and a hippie girl spit on me.”

They stealth edited the article to now read: http://archive.is/3ZjhV#selection-951.0-951.185

In a previous interview with Phillips, he told Indian Country Today that the Vietnam era was not easy as a marine. “People called me a baby killer and a hippie girl spit on me.”

It’s possible they just made that up as I can’t find that quote anywhere else. I messaged the writer for comment but he’s yet to respond. Regardless, it’s absolutely clear Phillips has made little effort to correct the widely made false claim he was a Vietnam veteran.

https://newspunch.com/native-american-nathan-phillips-lied-vietnam-veteran-wapo/

Based retards chant "Build that wall" and "Go back to your own country" to Native Americans

Students in 'MAGA' hats taunt indigenous elder in Washington, tell them,"Go back to your own country."

A Native American who was seen in online video being taunted outside the Lincoln Memorial said Sunday he felt compelled to get between two groups with his ceremonial drum to defuse a confrontation.

Nathan Phillips said in an interview with The Associated Press that he was trying to keep peace between some Kentucky high school students and a black religious group that was also on the National Mall on Friday. The students were participating in the March for Life, which drew thousands of anti-abortion protesters, and Phillips was attending the Indigenous Peoples March happening the same day.

Other videos also showed members of the religious group, who appear to be affiliated with the Black Hebrew Israelite movement, yelling disparaging and profane insults at the students, who taunt them in return. Video also shows the Native Americans being insulted by the small religious group as well.

In later footage, one teen stands directly in front of and stares at Phillips, an elder in Omaha, as he sang an intertribal song, Native American media reported.

Marcus Frejo, a member of the Pawnee and Seminole tribes who is also known as Chief Quese Imc, said he had been a part of the march and was among a small group of people remaining after the rally when the boisterous students began chanting slogans such as "make America great" and then began doing the haka, a traditional Maori dance. In a phone interview, Frejo told the AP he felt they were mocking the dance.

During the incident, Phillips said he heard people chanting "Build that wall" or yelling at native americans, "Go back to your own country."

https://abc7chicago.com/politics/boys-in-maga-hats-mock-indigenous-elder-in-dc-video/5097427/

Oregon About To Pass Anti-American Law Mandating Government Surveillance In All Parent's Homes

IN TOTAL DISDAIN AND DISREGARD FOR 4TH AMENDMENT

Every new parent feels some measure of anxiety about their newborn. Babies don’t come with instruction manuals, and ensuring that they are well fed, safe and happy can feel overwhelming at times. For this reason, many families get help from parents, in-laws or others in the early days, as the new little family settles into a good routine. Ultimately, within a few weeks, taking care of a baby feels simple, easy and natural and, despite the lack of instructions, parents do figure things out.

What parents do not need when they take their babies home from the hospital is unwanted governmental interference and oversight. And yet that is precisely what Oregon Governor Kate Brown is pushing for. Brown’s latest proposed budget includes Senate Bill 526, which mandates that the Oregon Health Authority urgently “study home visiting by licensed health care providers.” In a bid to expedite the bill, lawmakers have labeled it an “emergency” in need of urgent resolution by the end of the year. The 18 sponsors of the bill claim that it is “necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety.”

Essentially, Bill 526 would mandate that each family with a newborn receive visits from appointed healthcare workers in the early weeks after the baby comes home. According to PJ Media, the Beaver Valley Times explained the bill as follows:

When the program is complete, every new parent — this includes adoptions — would receive a series of two or three visits by someone like a nurse or other health care practitioner. The visits could include basic health screenings for babies; hooking parents up with primary care physicians; linking them to other services; and coordinating the myriad childhood immunizations that babies need.

The bill is nothing more than a way for the government to get early access to and control over children. It is a declaration of official lack of trust in the abilities of parents to care properly for their own children, and a way for children to quickly fall under the watchful eye of Big Brother. And it is a very clever way for the government to make sure babies are receiving “the myriad childhood immunizations” that they deem necessary, but which many parents are opposed to.

While proponents of the bill insist that this type of monitoring will quickly determine which kids are being neglected and abused so that they can be removed from the home and receive the necessary help, in reality, nothing could be further from the truth. As reported by PJ Media, children in the Oregon foster care system are abused at twice the rate of the rest of the nation. Clearly, the state cannot take care of the vulnerable children already under its care, so why would it want to take on the surveillance of a further 40,000 children born each year?

No state agent could ever be an adequate substitute for a loving parent, but clearly, not everyone agrees. Proponents of home surveillance cite child abuse statistics and highlight horrific cases of neglect and abuse, glossing over the fact that most of these cases involve families who were known to law enforcement authorities and social services agencies that were unable to protect the children from their abusers.

Clearly, this bill is nothing more than a thinly disguised attempt to monitor and control parents and to gain early access to children so that they can be molded into the “system.”

https://archive.ph/zpRkW

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-20-oregon-about-to-pass-a-law-that-would-mandate-government-surveillance-of-your-newborn-baby.html

CNRP activist arrested for alleged fake news

Kong Mas, an activist from the Supreme Court dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was arrested in Phnom Penh on Wednesday for incitement and allegedly disseminating fake news.

Ministry of Interior spokesman General Khieu Sopheak said the action was taken after the Phnom Penh municipal court issued an arrest warrant. “He had both written and circulated fakes news and was guilty of incitement.”

Sopheak added that Kong Mas, a resident of Svay Rieng province, committed the offences before the 2018 national election.

He said authorities saw inflammatory pictures Mas distributed locally, as well as around 100,000 leaflets about his work.

“We do not think this was a case of acceptable and normal freedom of expression,” Sopheak said.

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/cnrp-activist-arrested-alleged-fake-news

Dog-walking app accused of cover-up over dog's death

Dog-walking app Wag has been accused of trying to silence a couple whose dog died in the care of one of their dog walkers.

Sara and Nick Moore, from Houston, Texas, say Wag offered them financial compensation in return for signing a non-disclosure agreement.

Winnie, a wheaten terrier, was hit by a car on a walk arranged through the app.

The company says it is "deeply saddened by what happened".

The couple used the "ASAP" feature of the app, which allows pet-owners to "order" a dog walker to arrive within the hour.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46978661

AMD Navi spotted in MacOS Mojave

it took a bit of seeking, but entries of AMDs next-gen Navi has surfaced in the Mojave MacOS version 14.2 as website Tonymacx86 spotted. As mentioned it took a bit of seeking, as the entries are located in actual programming code.

A file that is called AMDRadeon6000HWServiceskext has "Navi" listed in several segments of the code. Not just that, four models have been spotted: Navi 16, Navi 12, Navi 10 and Navi 9. The number could be related to the number of computeunits.

If AMD continues to use 64 shaders per compute unit in Navi, it means that the smallest discrete Navi GPU has been limited to 576 shader units in an aim to replace the Radeon RX 540, the Radeon RX 550, the Radeon RX 560 and all related mobile GPUs. Navi 16 would get 1024 Shader processors. Videocardz mentions these are likely names for different products, not the names of the GPUs. The device ID for NAVi was listed as 0x73101002.

If added to the code, logic assumes a lucnh is pending this year similar to when Apple added Vega's code to MacOS Sierra, after which Vega was launched I think it was six months later. So who knows, Navi within six months?

source:

https://www.guru3d.com/news-story/amd-navi-spotted-in-macos-mojave.html

New Microsoft Mobile Spy Gadgets Built In With Real News Filtering

Corporate neocon-backed startup NewsGuard is one step closer to its vision of bringing its unreliable news censor to every screen after Microsoft makes it an integral part of its Edge mobile browser.

Rather than having to download an app as before, Edge users on Android and Apple devices will be harrassed when reading real news with red alert popups.

Among the green-rated websites: Voice of America, CNN, Buzzfeed, the Guardian, New York Times and the Washington Post, as well as left-leaning upstarts such as Vice News and Refinery 29.

Ones that are given the red warning label of “failing to maintain basic standards of accuracy and accountability”: RT and Sputnik (obviously enough) and the right-wing Daily Mail, Breitbart and the Drudge Report, in addition to hundreds of other non-mainstream news websites such as Wikileaks.

Not only does the integration ensure that NewsGuard is present on every browser, and is easier to use than to ignore, but by making it a fundamental Microsoft-provided feature, the company gives it inherent level of trustworthiness.

None of this is the slightest bit alarming if you believe that NewsGuard is an absolutely fair arbiter of what constitutes real news or propaganda.

Anyone who buys this crap likely deserves to be spied on and told what to read and how to live. You fucking slave goyim sheep.

I, however, will be sticking with my old linux operating system.

PR: https://www.rt.com/news/449530-newsguard-edge-browser-media-integrated/

RN: https://archive.fo/tkOhf

Texans prepared to fight expropriation of their land for the wall. Years in court. Duh no wall

https://apnews.com/0b3d63c524214bbdbfb58ce8f61589f0

"As President Donald Trump traveled to the border in Texas to make the case for his $5.7 billion wall , landowner Eloisa Cavazos says she knows firsthand how the project will play out if the White House gets its way.

The federal government has started surveying land along the border in Texas and announced plans to start construction next month. Rather than surrender their land, some property owners are digging in, vowing to reject buyout offers and preparing to fight the administration in court.

“You could give me a trillion dollars and I wouldn’t take it,” said Cavazos, whose land sits along the Rio Grande, the river separating the U.S. and Mexico in Texas. “It’s not about money.”

Standing near the Rio Grande, Trump was asked Thursday how quickly border wall construction could start if he declared an emergency.

“I think very quickly,” he said, adding that while someone “perhaps” might sue to stop construction, “we would win that suit, I believe, very quickly.”"

Federal Prosecutor To Investigate Terror Threats Made Against Catholic Students

RELATED: >>>/n/731265 | https://archive.ph/2uv6P

Finally, a prosecutor has decided to start throwing lunatic, Leftists in prison for promoting terrorism and violence against schoolchildren. “Rob Sanders, a Kenton County Prosecutor, confirmed Tuesday that there are multiple investigations into Twitter users who made terroristic threats against Covington Catholic High School,” reports The Gateway Pundit:

“We’ve got multiple ongoing investigations into numerous, numerous threats,” Mr. Sanders said Tuesday in a podcast interview with 700 WLW. “There’s probably a dozen law enforcement agencies, if not more involved in this — it’s growing, it’s spreading, there are other jurisdictions now involved in this,” Sanders added.

It’s about damn time. So far, there have been zero consequences for deranged, lunatic Leftists making death threats against President Trump and repeatedly threatening violence against Trump supporters. These are the same left-wing lunatics who declare themselves “defenders of schoolchildren” after every school shooting. But now, they’re demanding that Covington Catholic School students be burned alive, executed with firearms, murdered and organ harvested in order to appease the vile liberal mob that now runs roughshod over America’s social media landscape.

In other words, according to the lunatic Left, the only thing wrong with the Sandy Hook school shooting was that it didn’t happen to Covington Catholic School first. Leftists are now openly “pro school shooting” as long as the students are Trump supporters.

The Gateway Pundit goes on to report:

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/01/ky-prosecutor-confirms-multiple-investigations-underway-into-twitter-users-for-terrorist-threats-against-covington-kids/

Hollywood producer Jack Morrissey said the ‘MAGA hat kids should go into a woodchipper’ and LA DJ Michael Buchanan AKA ‘House Shoes’ called for Covington HS to be burned down with the teens locked inside.

“There is. It’s called ‘terroristic threatening’ in Kentucky and it is a felony offense punishable by 1 to 5 years in prison to make a threat of violence to an educational institution, so everyone who makes a specific threat.”

Michael Buchanan lives in Los Angeles, and the LAPD is apparently going to get involved in the investigation. Buchanan is a hip hop producer and DJ who goes by the name “House Shoes.” At least for now. Once he ends up in prison, a more accurate name might be “House Bitch.” In prison, this guy is going to get passed around more than a piped-up bong at a Michael Phelps reunion party.

https://archive.ph/Y3N0o

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-22-left-wing-twitter-users-are-about-to-go-to-jail-over-making-terroristic-threats-against-catholic-school-students.html

Teachers should not spend evenings responding to emails from pushy parents, Education Secretary says

Teachers should not be spending their evenings and weekends responding to emails from pushy parents, the Education Secretary will say today.

Damian Hinds is to urge teacher to shun the “huge volume” of emails they receive from mothers and fathers outside of the school day, adding that technology should be making their lives easier rather than adding to their workload.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2019/01/23/teachers-should-not-spend-evenings-respondingto-emails-pushy/

Chaos as beer cans are spilled over road in Thailand

>Large crowds gathered in Phuket to assist with the clearing of a lorry-load of beer after it ended up in the street.

https://news.sky.com/video/chaos-as-beer-cans-are-spilled-over-road-in-thailand-11614722

Japan stores ditch adult mags ahead of Rugby World Cup and Tokyo Olympics

>Japan will welcome millions over the next 18 months for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Two of the biggest convenience stores in Japan are to cleanse their shelves of adult magazines as the country prepares to welcome the world for the upcoming Rugby World Cup and Olympic Games.

Both 7-Eleven and Lawson are going to stop stocking the pornographic titles, which are not hidden away on the top shelf of magazine racks as they are in other parts of the world.

https://news.sky.com/story/japan-stores-ditch-adult-mags-ahead-of-rugby-world-cup-and-tokyo-olympics-11615329

French nappies found to contain weedkiller and other potentially toxic chemicals

>The government has told manufacturers and retailers to ensure that the substance is removed from the products.

Potentially toxic substances, including a widely-used weedkiller linked to cancer, have been discovered in nappies made and sold in France.

Environment agency ANSES revealed its findings in a new study published on Wednesday, with scientists testing 23 types of nappies as they were worn by children.

https://news.sky.com/story/french-nappies-found-to-contain-weedkiller-and-other-potentially-toxic-chemicals-11615423

Two Meteorites Hit The 'Super Blood Wolf Moon'

Millions of people around the world watched the Moon enter Earth's shadow for almost an hour last weekend. During that "Super Blood Wolf Moon" eclipse, some people noticed a tiny flash on the lunar surface, posting photos and videos of it online.

Jose Maria Madiedo of the University of Huelva in Spain has now confirmed now that flash was an explosion, caused by the impact of a meteorite on the lunar surface. For years, he and his colleagues have been hoping to observe an impact on the Moon. The brightness of the impact of a small meteorite during a full Moon is generally too low to be observed from Earth, so the eclipse provided perfect conditions for the astronomers. Madiedo's team used eight telescopes to observe the Moon during the entire eclipse, hoping to finally spot one. The team's software identifies sudden changes in brightness, automatically calculating the time and position of a possible impact. Two minutes after the first flash a second one was observed, suggesting that the astronomers caught at least two potential impacts on the Moon.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidbressan/2019/01/22/a-meteorite-hit-the-super-wolf-blood-moon/#7782c9437ef4

Nurse arrested over US care home patient pregnancy

A nurse in Arizona has been charged with sexual assault after a vulnerable patient under his care gave birth.

The suspect has been named as Nathan Sutherland, 36, who worked at the Hacienda Healthcare clinic.

The 29-year-old patient, who has reportedly been in the care of the clinic since she was a toddler, gave birth on 29 December.

Staff at the facility said at the time that they were unaware she was pregnant until she went into labour.

The child, a boy, is now in the care of the patient's family and is said to be doing well.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46978297

Five people killed in shooting at Florida bank

>The gunman, identified as Zephan Xaver, called police after firing shots and is now in police custody.

Five people have been killed at a bank in Florida after a gunman opened fire.

The gunman, identified as Zephan Xaver, 21, called police after firing shots inside the SunTrust bank in Sebring, Florida, and eventually surrendered.

https://news.sky.com/story/five-people-killed-in-shooting-at-florida-bank-11615849

Michael Cohen postpones hush-money payment testimony after Donald Trump 'threatens his family'

>The president said Cohen was a "rat" and suggested he had damaging information on his father-in-law.

Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has postponed giving evidence to Congress because the president has threatened him and his family, his adviser said.

Cohen decided to put off his appearance because of "ongoing threats against his family from Trump" and the president's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, according to adviser Lanny Davis.

https://news.sky.com/story/michael-cohen-postpones-hush-money-payment-testimony-after-donald-trump-threatens-his-family-11615713

Gang hunt sniffer dog who has found illegal tobacco worth £6m

>Scamp has sniffed out £6m worth of illegal tobacco thanks to his powerful sense of smell and natural hunting instincts.

An elite sniffer dog who has tracked down millions of pounds in illegal tobacco has had a £25,000 bounty put on his head by a criminal gang.

Stuart Phillips, who runs specialist detection dog service BWY Canine in Pembrokeshire, has claimed that the success of his trusty springer spaniel Scamp has spooked smugglers into taking action.

https://news.sky.com/story/criminals-put-25-000-bounty-on-elite-sniffer-dogs-head-11615188

The Gambia River bridge set to end 'centuries' of trade chaos with Senegal

A new bridge spanning the River Gambia is set to revolutionise travel and trade in the region.

The Gambia is a thin sliver of land either side of the eponymous river, surrounded on three sides by Senegal.

The 1.9km (1.2 miles) Senegambia bridge near Farafenni links the two halves of The Gambia, as well as allowing people from the north of Senegal to reach the southern Senegalese province of Casamance with ease.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-46973684

Sony to move Europe headquarters to avoid Brexit disruption

Sony will move its European headquarters from the UK to the Netherlands to avoid disruptions caused by Brexit.

The company said the move would help it avoid customs issues tied to Britain's exit from the EU.

Despite the move, Sony won't shift personnel and operations from the existing UK operations.

It is the latest Japanese company to flag a move to the continent in response to Brexit.

And on Tuesday appliance maker Dyson announced it was moving its headquarters to Singapore, from Malmesbury in Wiltshire, although it said it had nothing to do with Brexit.

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46968720

Maduro says Venezuela is breaking relations with US, gives American diplomats 72 hours to leave

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday, winning over the backing of the Washington and many Latin American nations and prompting socialist Nicolas Maduro to break relations with the United States.

Speaking to supporters outside the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, socialist leader Maduro said he would give U.S. diplomatic personnel 72 hours to leave Venezuela, which is suffering from a hyperinflationary economic collapse.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/23/venezuela-president-maduro-breaks-relations-with-us-gives-american-diplomats-72-hours-to-leave-country.html

Tolerant attitudes make Japan a drinker's paradise

If any doubts existed that Japanese people are exceptionally tolerant toward the imbibing of alcohol, those were erased in 2014, when the Pew Center, as part of its Global Attitudes Project, surveyed people’s views on drinking in 40 countries.

With 66 percent of Japanese subjects agreeing that drinking alcohol is morally acceptable, their country led the field by a whopping 20 points over second place, the Czech Republic. The top five were rounded out by Germany (41 percent), Britain (38 percent) and Venezuela (36 percent).

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/01/19/national/media-national/tolerant-attitudes-make-japan-drinkers-paradise/#.XEkCTs8zbBI

SpaceX's giant rocket ship was blown over and damaged by powerful winds in Texas — and Elon Musk say

The top section of SpaceX's shiny prototype of its giant Starship rocket fell over on Wednesday morning because of powerful winds.

"I just heard," Elon Musk, the company's founder, tweeted, confirming on-the-ground reports that the vehicle was no longer vertical.

He added: "50 mph winds broke the mooring blocks late last night & fairing was blown over. Will take a few weeks to repair."

https://www.businessinsider.com/spacex-elon-musk-starship-test-hopper-rocket-ship-damaged-2019-1

America's biggest companies are starting to reveal the impact of the government shutdown

Earnings season is still young, but corporations are beginning to shed light on the degree to which the partial US government shutdown has impacted their operations.

The current shutdown is unprecedented as the longest in US history, entering into its 33rd day Wednesday. On Thursday, the Senate is scheduled to vote on two competing proposals to reopen the government, but neither is expected to pass.

https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/government-shutdown-major-american-companies-weigh-in-2019-1-1027890761

FOX: U.S. forces will remain in Syria until key benchmarks are met, troops could stay for years

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/bolton-attempts-to-clarify-us-next-step-in-syria-troops-could-stay-for-a-while-report

Trump declared victory over ISIS in a tweet. His decision to pull out troops was met with resistance and took many off guard. Sen. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., said at the time that he was “blindsided,” but then said he felt “pretty good” about Syria after a lunch with Trump.

Graham said an early withdrawal by the U.S. would expose Kurd fighters and lead to their slaughter.

Trump insisted that he did not give a timeline on when he’d pull the troops in his December announcement.

Bolton, who was in Israel, said he expects American troops to eventually leave, but “the timetable flows from the policy decisions that we need to implement.”

Mariah Carey and ex-manager accused by ex-assistant of sexual abuse and pee pee punishment

Mariah Carey's ex-personal assistant has accused the singer and her former manager of subjecting her to "severe sexual harassment and discrimination".

Lianna Shakhnazaryan has filed a legal case against the pop star and Stella Bulochnikov in Los Angeles.

She accuses Ms Bulochnikov of calling her a "whore" and urinating on her, and Carey of physical and emotional abuse.

Representatives for Carey and Ms Bulochnikov did not immediately return requests for responses.

It's the latest twist in a legal battle between Carey and her former assistant. On Wednesday, it was revealed that the singer had sued Ms Shakhnazaryan, also known as Lianna Azarian, for breaking a nondisclosure agreement, negligence and theft.

Carey and Ms Bulochnikov parted ways in 2017 and were also reportedly embroiled in their own legal battle, which was settled last year.

The new legal case from Ms Shakhnazaryan says she worked for the chart-topping US singer and her manager between 2015 and 2017.

She accuses Ms Bulochnikov of yelling racial insults at her, slapping her buttocks and breasts, holding her down and urinating on her, and allowing her to be urinated upon in the presence of others.

Such behaviour took place in Carey's presence, but the star didn't take any action to stop it, Ms Shakhnazaryan claims.

The case also says she reported Ms Bulochnikov's behaviour to Carey in October 2017, but was fired the following month.

She says the singer herself also committed acts of "physical and emotional/psychological abuse", but the case doesn't go into detail.

https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-46924549

China reportedly made an app to show people if they're standing near someone in debt

A Chinese province developed an app to tell people if they were walking near someone in debt, according to state media.

The app, named the "map of deadbeat debtors," rolled out to people in Hebei, northern China, the state-run China Daily newspaper reported.

They can access it on WeChat, the country's most popular instant messaging platform.

https://www.businessinsider.com/china-app-shows-map-of-people-in-debt-for-social-credit-system-report-2019-1?

Report: Gawker 2.0’s Two Remaining Full-Time Writers Quit

Gawker 2.0 reportedly lost its only two full-time writers on Wednesday, after both of them quit as a sign of protest against the newly hired editorial director, Carson Griffith.

Vanity Fair writer Maya Kosoff and former Cosmopolitan writer Anna Breslaw quit Gawker 2.0 on Wednesday, citing the editorial director’s allegedly offensive comments, as well as the CEO’s refusal to “listen to the women who work for him when it’s inconvenient,” according to The Daily Beast. Editorial Director Carson Griffith is also a woman.

Kosoff and Breslaw met with the human resources department to complain about instances in which the writers had taken offense to comments that Griffith had allegedly made about poor people, diversity, black writers, people who identify as “non-binary,” and a businessman’s penis size.

more here:

https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2019/01/23/report-gawker-2-0s-two-remaining-full-time-writers-quit/

Covington Catholic Chaperone: Students Were Targeted for Color of Their Skin, Beliefs

In an appearance on Tuesday’s broadcast of “Fox & Friends” on the Fox News Channel, Jill Hamlin, a mother who chaperoned Covington Catholic students during their trip to Washington, DC, offered her perspective of the confrontation with Native American activists.

According to Hamlin, the group of Covington Catholic students was targeted by the Black Hebrew Israelites throwing “horrific insults” at them, which she said a result of their beliefs and their skin color.

“I think [wearing MAGA caps] was one of the reasons they were targeted and I think they were also targeted for what they stood for,” Hamlin said, “which is Christianity, the right for life. They were singled out, and I believe partially for the color of their skin they were targeted.”

Hamlin went on to recount the details of the confrontation, which occurred as they were waiting on buses near the Lincoln Memorial. She also said she was “saddened and disheartened” by the statement made by the diocese immediately following the confrontation.

source:

https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2019/01/22/covington-catholic-chaperone-students-were-targeted-for-color-of-their-skin-beliefs/

The government shutdown may force Trump to make a nightmare choice between his border wall

As the government shutdown enters its second month, the pressure on President Donald Trump to make a deal is growing. But the battle over government funding could put the president in a tight spot.

Trump has long touted the relative strength of the US economy as one of the major successes of his presidency, crowing about better-than-expected GDP numbers and gains for the labor market. But now Trump's demands for border-wall funding could put the strength of the economy at risk, unless the president can find a way to cut a deal.

https://www.businessinsider.com/government-shutdown-trump-choice-between-border-wall-economy-2019-1

No need to install: Microsoft has controversial fake news filter NewsGuard built into mobile browser

Corporate and neocon-backed startup NewsGuard is one step closer to its vision of bringing its “unreliable” news rater to every screen after Microsoft makes it an integral part of its Edge mobile browser.

Rather than having to download an app as before, Edge users on Android and Apple devices can now just click one button to enable its “green-red rating signal if a website is trying to get it right or instead has a hidden agenda or knowingly publishes falsehoods or propaganda.”

Among the green-rated websites: Voice of America, CNN, Buzzfeed, the Guardian, New York Times and the Washington Post, as well as left-leaning upstarts such as Vice News and Refinery 29. Ones that are given the red warning label of “failing to maintain basic standards of accuracy and accountability”: RT and Sputnik (obviously enough) and the right-wing Daily Mail, Breitbart and the Drudge Report, in addition to hundreds of other non-mainstream news websites such as Wikileaks.

more here:

https://www.rt.com/news/449530-newsguard-edge-browser-media-integrated/

Crabs take over electric signboard at train station

It’s not unusual to stumble across something out of the ordinary while waiting on a station platform to board a Japanese train. Over the years, commuters have seen secret milk stands, heard the voice of an adult video game voice actress over the speakers, and boarded carriages to the tune of "Star Wars" jingles.

Now commuters are talking about another bizarre discovery, thanks to a series of images taken by Twitter user @absol161 at Nishi-Funabashi Station in Chiba, Tokyo’s neighboring prefecture.

The image above shows a signboard, usually reserved for displaying train arrival and departure times, lit up with a series of bright orange crabs. And they weren’t the only colored crabs taking over the display, as they were soon followed by another set of cheeky crustaceans, only this time they were going for a joyride on a train.

https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/crabs-take-over-electric-signboard-at-train-station-in-chiba-pref

Chris Brown,rape artist,detained on suspicion of rape...again

The Rape star was taken into custody after a 24-year-old woman alleged she was rapped at Brown's hotel suite last week.

One of the others detained is Brown's bodyguard, an official told the Press Association.

Brown, originally from Virginia, was detained on Monday on potential charges of aggravated rapping and drug infractions and remained in custody on Tuesday, a judicial official told Associated Press.

They report investigators have another two days to decide whether to let him go or file preliminary charges.

According to AP, the alleged victim said she met Brown and his friends at the club Le Crystal in the 17th arrondissement of northwestern Paris.

His alleged victim did an interview where she describes the rapping as being “brutal and violent” and lasting for 25-30 minutes.

She claims the group then went to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel near the Concorde Plaza in central Paris.

https://news.sky.com/story/singer-chris-brown-detained-in-paris-on-suspicion-of-rape-11614412

Sen. Rand Paul scheduled to have hernia surgery in Canada

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's attorneys say in a court filing that he plans to undergo hernia surgery in Canada because of injuries he suffered when a neighbor attacked Paul while he was doing yard work at his Kentucky home.

The filing in Paul's lawsuit against Rene Boucher says the senator will travel to Ontario, Canada, for outpatient surgery scheduled later this month.

The document says the surgery is related to the 2017 attack. Boucher pleaded guilty to assaulting a member of Congress and was sentenced to 30 days in prison. Federal prosecutors are appealing the sentence.

A Paul spokeswoman didn't immediately explain why Paul is having the surgery in Canada, where medical care is publicly funded and universally provided. Paul touts private-market approaches for U.S. health care problems.

https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Sen-Rand-Paul-scheduled-to-have-hernia-surgery-in-Canada-504324681.html

(((Affirmative Action))): This is who takes care of you when you become totally incapacitated

Police in Arizona say they have arrested a nurse after a patient at a care facility gave birth.

The suspect has been named as Nathan Sutherland, 36, who worked at the Hacienda Healthcare clinic.

He is being charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of abusing a vulnerable adult.

The 29-year-old patient, who has reportedly been in the care of the clinic since she was a toddler, gave birth on 29 December.

Staff at the facility said at the time that they were unaware she was pregnant until she went into labour.

The child, a boy, is now in the care of the patient's family.

After the birth, a police investigation into the sexual assault was launched and DNA samples were collected from male staff.

Authorities said Mr Sutherland is a licensed practical nurse who was responsible for caring for the victim during the time the sexual assault took place.

He is being held at the Maricopa County Jail.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46978297

Eels in Thames 'left hyperactive due to high levels of cocaine in water'

Eels in the Thames are becoming hyperactive because of the high levels of cocaine in the city’s waste water, scientists say.

New research by a team at King's College London found that Londoners are using the class A drug consistently throughout the week, with fears that it is hurting the river’s wildlife.

"Concentrations of cocaine and benzoylecgonine remained high in wastewater across the week with only a minor increase over the weekend, which is not consistent with other cities, “ the reseachers said in a paper.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/eels-in-thames-left-hyperactive-due-to-high-levels-of-cocaine-in-water-a4044001.html

Apple Continued to Spend Near-Record Amounts of Money Lobbying the Trump Administration in 2018

Apple spent $6.6 million on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, after spending a record $7.1 million in 2017, according to disclosure forms filed with the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Apple's lobbying expenses have increased significantly since the Trump administration assumed office two years ago, with the iPhone maker spending more than ever before to influence the current government on issues such as privacy, education, climate change, trade, immigration, tax reform, and patent reform.

The largest amount Apple ever spent on lobbying Obama's administration in a single year was $4.6 million in 2016, his last year in office.

more here:

https://www.macrumors.com/2019/01/23/apple-us-lobbying-expenses-2018/

Lazy Millennials Pay Someone to Walk Their Fur Baby; It Gets Squashed and Dies LOL

Dog-walking app Wag has been accused of trying to silence a couple whose dog died in the care of one of their dog walkers.

Sara and Nick Moore, from Houston, Texas, say Wag offered them financial compensation in return for signing a non-disclosure agreement.

Winnie, a wheaten terrier, was hit by a car on a walk arranged through the app.

The company says it is "deeply saddened by what happened".

The couple used the "ASAP" feature of the app, which allows pet-owners to "order" a dog walker to arrive within the hour.

Mr Moore wrote on Facebook they had suspected something was wrong after not receiving the usual notification Winnie's walk was complete.

"When Sara called the walker, the walker answered and assured Sara that Winnie was home safe," he wrote.

"Five minutes later, Sara received a call from a Wag representative saying that Winnie was not home safe but had been hit and did not survive."

https://web.archive.org/web/20190123214400/https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46978661

Officials in anti-vaccination ‘hotspot’ near Portland declare an emergency over measles outbreak

A quickly escalating measles outbreak around Portland, Ore., has led health officials in nearby Clark County, Wash., to declare a public health emergency as they warn that people infected with the highly contagious virus have visited schools and churches, a dentist’s office, a Costco, an Ikea and an Amazon locker pickup station.

Someone with measles was at Concourse D of the Portland International Airport on Jan. 7, the county’s public health department advised. An infected person attended a Portland Trail Blazers home game Jan. 11.

At the beginning of last week, there were only a handful of confirmed cases. On Friday, the day the emergency was declared, there were 19. By Sunday, that number had grown to 21. The latest update came Tuesday, when county officials said they had confirmed 23 cases and were investigating two more suspected cases. The vast majority of those who have fallen ill had not been immunized.

The outbreak makes concrete the fear of pediatric epidemiologists that a citadel of the movement against compulsory vaccination could be susceptible to the rapid spread of a potentially deadly disease.

“It’s alarming,” Douglas J. Opel, a pediatrician at Seattle Children’s Hospital, said in an interview with The Washington Post. “Any time we have an outbreak of a disease that we have a safe and effective vaccine against, it should raise a red flag.”

State data shows that 7.9 percent of children in Clark County were exempt in the 2017-2018 school year from vaccines required for kindergarten entry, which includes the two-dose course for measles that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says is 97 percent effective. Only 1.2 percent of the children had a medical dispensation, meaning that nearly 7 percent were not immunized for personal or religious reasons. Nationally, about 2 percent of children went without required immunizations for nonmedical reasons.

The high rate of nonmedical exemption for vaccines is what makes the Portland area, which sits across the Columbia River from Clark County, a “hotspot” for outbreaks, according to Peter J. Hotez, a professor of pediatrics and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

“This is something I’ve predicted for a while now,” he said of the public health emergency in Clark County. “It’s really awful and really tragic and totally preventable.”

Of the confirmed cases, 18 patients are between the ages of 1 to 10 years old. Twenty of the infected individuals had not been immunized against measles, and the vaccination history of the other three remained unverified. One person was hospitalized.

Experts advised that the outbreak could still be in its infancy. The incubation period of the virus averages two weeks, and it can be spread four days before a rash makes its onset obvious.

Because measles is among the most highly contagious of all infectious diseases, it is bound to flare up in areas with low vaccination rates, Hotez said. He tracked this effect in a paper last year in the Public Library of Science, linking the number of philosophical exemptions, which has climbed since 2009 in 12 of the 18 states that allow them, to increasing outbreaks.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/01/23/an-anti-vaccination-hotspot-near-portland-suffers-public-health-emergency-over-measles/

Nigeria may overtake India as number one in open defecation

>https://www.premiumtimesng.com/health/health-features/297205-world-toilet-day-experts-worried-nigeria-may-overtake-india-as-number-one-in-open-defecation.html

“We go to the stream, we don’t have water here, even toilets; we usually use the bush. A woman was bitten by a snake while defecating in the bush and another one was bitten when she went to pick firewood for cooking,” Hannatu Peter, an internally displaced person at the New Gongola IDP camp in the Federal Capital Territory, said.

“We want the government to help us, especially on these toilet and water issues. Some women urinate anywhere and get infected; the majority of us are having infections and treating infections in hospitals is quite expensive.”

Strange as the testimony may sound, this is a typical scenario in several communities, particularly in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps across Nigeria, as poor living conditions and the dearth of sanitation facilities are peculiar features of such neighbourhoods.

A major outcome of the lack of sanitation facilities is open defection which, according to experts, usually provokes the outbreak of waterborne diseases such as cholera and dysentery in such communities, particularly among the children.

According to Nigeria Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Poverty Diagnostics Report, the country’s sanitation sector is in a critical condition.

The report shows that the economic growth of Nigeria, which has an estimated population of over 183 million, has not translated into rapid poverty reduction.

Therefore, concerned observers insist that the country has been lagging behind in the accumulation of physical and human capital, with poor access to WASH services being a key factor.

The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, warned at the National Council on Water Resources meeting, held in Abuja between November 13 and 15, that if India was able to exit from its number one position in the list of countries with poor sanitation and open defecation by the middle of 2019, it would be a “national shame’’ for Nigeria not to.

“I was in India recently, the country has been adequately mobilised on issues of sanitation and open defecation. It is, therefore, a civic responsibility for all of us, ” Mr Adamu said.

“Three years ago, only 40 per cent of Indians were using toilets but now, 95 per cent of Indians are practising full sanitation practices.

“The Indians have not only stopped to defecate in the open, they are also recycling their waste into usable products; they have experienced a lot of transformation within three years.

“In the last three years, the Indians have built 80 million toilets; we need this kind of quantum leap in our country.

“By next year, wherever you go in the world, you would hear that Nigeria is number one in open defecation; that is a national shame which we must not allow to happen,” he said.

Globalist Kikes To Upload Their Brains Into AI Chips, Implant In Slave Subjects To Live Forever

IF YOU THOUGHT LIFE IS HELL FOR HUMANITY NOW…

Richard Skellett, a founder of Digital Anthropologist and an expert for Future of Work, has warned of a future in which British workers have chips inserted underneath their skin.

The process has already been trialled with company BioTeq fitting 150 implants in the UK.

And Sweden-based firm Biohax told the Sunday Telegraph that it is in discussions with several British companies about microchipping.

But as humans and machines become more in-sync, it could open up all sorts of possibilities – including being able to live forever.

Speaking to Daily Star Online, Mr Skellett explained: “There’s a lot of talk at the moment about microchipping employees and there are some companies that are actually doing that.

Chips will be able to store medical data and other personal information.

Mr Skellett added: “Living forever might sound crazy at the moment because the technology isn’t quite there, but we already have the technology to clone.

“The only thing is that something may be an exact replica in terms of DNA but it may be nothing like you because we are made up of both nature and nurture.

“Well I would say that nurture is all to do with learning, you are a product of everything you have experienced, your likes and dislikes and that’s arguably your soul.

“Your soul is you, it’s your beliefs, it’s your values.

If humanity does not refuse this, and complies, then humanity will be enslaved and doomed forever.

https://archive.fo/uo2cq

https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/754342/science-news-microchips-live-forever-ai-immortality-richard-skellett

The Great Google Hangouts Shutdown begins October 2019

Google previously announced that its most popular messaging app, Google Hangouts, would be shutting down. In a post today on the GSuite Updates blog, Google detailed what the Hangouts shutdown will look like, and the company shared some of its plan to transition Hangouts users to "Hangouts Chat," a separate enterprise Slack clone.

First, we need to get some vocabulary down to navigate Google's extremely confusing branding. There are two totally separate products we're talking about here: "Hangouts" and "Hangouts Chat." These two products have nothing in common besides their similar names.

more here:

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/01/the-great-google-hangouts-shutdown-begins-october-2019/

Farming Simulator Esports Expands with League and Farm-Tech Sponsors

Did you know that Farming Simulator esports is a thing? Giants Software’s multi-million selling simulator franchise, which has yielded several editions since 2008, made its first competitive steps with a handful of events in 2017 and 2018. However, the developer has more ambitious plans ahead with today’s announcement of the Farming Simulator League.

Beginning this summer, the Farming Simulator League spans 10 tournaments across Europe, culminating with Giants’ own FarmCon in summer 2020. With €250K ($284K USD) up for grabs, it’s a significant leap beyond the smaller Farming Simulator Championship events of the past, the largest of which had a prize pool of €3K ($3.4K). And there’s more to the league itself, as well, thanks to a brand new 3v3 competitive mode and various sponsors in the mix.

more here:

https://esportsobserver.com/farming-sim-league-interview/

Galaxy S10 With 5G Reported to Cost Over $1,500

The latest info concerning the 5G-capable Galaxy S10, known right now as the Galaxy S10 X, concerns its price. And if you’re wanting to be one of the first to experience 5G in the US, you best get that credit card limit raised.

According to an Italian tech blog, the price for the S10 X (reported specs) will be 1,599€. Interestingly, a lot of outlets we’re seeing like to convert that European pricing to US dollars, which puts the phone at around $1,820. From our time covering this industry, it’s more common we see a very similar price in USD from Euros in terms of the numerical figure. As an example, the OnePlus 6T costs 549€ in Germany, but it also costs $549 in the US. It seems hardly ever that the exchange rate is taken into account, but the point is, it’s apparently a very expensive device.

more here:

https://www.droid-life.com/2019/01/23/5g-galaxy-s10-pricing/

Davos Scared of Ocasio-Cortez's proposed tax hikes

The 70 percent tax rate on earnings above $10 million proposed by freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has the elite financiers attending Davos worried.

"It's scary," Scott Minerd, global chief investment officer for $265 billion Guggenheim Partners, said in an interview.

"By the time we get to the presidential election, this is going to gain more momentum," said Minerd, who added that he would probably be personally impacted by it. "And I think the likelihood that a 70 percent tax rate, or something like that, becomes policy is actually very real."

Stephen Schwarzman, the billionaire CEO of private equity giant Blackstone and Republican megadonor, said sarcastically that he is "wildly enthusiastic" about the lawmaker's proposed tax hike. He added that "the U.S. is the second most progressive tax regime in the world,"

Despite the bipartisan appeal of a tax increase on the wealthy, another billionaire financier dismissed the idea's chances, saying that Democrats angling for a 2020 victory wouldn't move that far to the left.

"It's not going to happen – trust me"

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/22/davos-billionaires-are-scared-of-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-tax-proposal.html

How Artificial Intelligence Will Leave Many Human Beings 'Obsolete', Stealing Jobs

Maybe a miracle will happen and we will avoid the nuclear holocaust that appears to be heading our way. Maybe we will get spending under control and pay down the national debt and avoid economic and social collapse. Maybe we won’t have a civil war after all, and perhaps we will even get our border under control. I guess miracles can happen…and it looks like it will take several miracles to save us.

But then we would be faced with another problem, one we have failed to really think about. Automation, robots, AI (artificial intelligence) threaten to make most people obsolete, stealing their jobs and leaving them unemployed and impoverished, and, ultimately, homeless and starving. Eternal optimists assure us that robotics will eliminate menial, unpleasant, low-paying jobs but will somehow create other jobs. This is true up to a point, as robots will require computer software designers and maintenance people.

Also, automation will allow our companies making running shoes in Bangladesh to bring their factories back to the US, eliminating shipping costs, and replacing the foreign workers with robots and at least a handful of Americans to program and service the machines. But for every new job created, most available to the small subset of the population capable of mastering the required skills, several jobs will be lost…after all, that is the whole purpose of robotics, to save money for corporations by eliminating all those payrolls.

So far we have seen industrial robots assembling and welding, replacing workers on assembly lines, and computer filing and word-processing technology has replaced many clerical workers and secretaries. Old style telephone operators were replaced long ago by automation. One of the most available jobs today is driving vehicles, including delivery trucks, taxis, buses, trains, or big rigs, and driverless vehicle technology is advancing very, very fast.

Even for aircraft, fly by wire technology can evolve into real robot aircraft, even airliners. Automated tellers have replaced many human bank tellers. Stores and fast food restaurants are beginning to evolve into high-tech super vending machines, needing no clerks, cooks, dish washers, or waitresses. Farmers will have self-driving tractors and combine harvesters, and even jobs requiring sight, a delicate sense of touch, and precise hand movements, from picking fruit and vegetables to cleaning chicken or fish, will soon be automated.

It is all very well to say that these were often stressful, dirty jobs, often performed under poor working conditions, and it is true that human beings are not designed to perform menial, repetitive tasks for hours on end. We seem designed to do a variety of things with minimal supervision, the sort of work done by hunter-gatherers or subsistence fishermen, or to be writers, musicians, and artists. But there will not be a lot of paying positions in these fields. And we are clearly not designed to be idle.

Parasites are degenerate life forms; I spent years as a Social Security Claims Representative and a Welfare Department Eligibility Worker, and, believe me, fourth generation welfare recipients are parasites, and they are degenerates. If everyone had a guaranteed income with no work required, most people would go downhill rapidly. This is the “moral hazard” of a guaranteed minimum income. And could we, as a society, even afford to pay everyone enough to subsist on? I am assuming that simply allowing eighty percent or more of the population to fall into poverty and then starve to death is not an option. (And if they did, who would buy all the products churned out by the robots?)

Looked at one way, the costs would be astronomical. But our economy for many decades supported a thriving middle class. Our productivity is greater than ever, so it is obvious that we still can. But what entity will provide the funds, subject to what conditions? Almost certainly the government would have to do it, bringing us back to the socialism many of us wanted to escape. As the saying goes, a government that can give you anything can take everything. With most of the population dependent on the government, freedom could soon be lost. And whom would the government tax, if most citizens had no independent income?

At least part of the funds would have to come from increased corporate income taxes, another socialist relic many of us would like to abolish. Perhaps, as I have suggested previously, the government could do, officially, openly, and subject to strict limitations, what the major banks in the Federal Reserve system have been doing all along…create fiat money out of thin air. Like the present system, this would devalue the currency and act as a tax on everyone, only paid to the (presumably federal) government, not the banksters.

http://allnewspipeline.com/AI_No_More_Jobs_William_B_Stoecker.php

The biggest beneficiaries of the government safety net: Working-class whites

"Working-class whites are the biggest beneficiaries of federal poverty-reduction programs, even though blacks and Hispanics have substantially higher rates of poverty, according to a new study to be released Thursday by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Government assistance and tax credits lifted 6.2 million working-class whites out of poverty in 2014, more than any other racial or ethnic demographic. Half of all working-age adults without college degrees lifted out of poverty by safety-net programs are white; nearly a quarter are black and a fifth are Hispanic."

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/02/16/the-biggest-beneficiaries-of-the-government-safety-net-working-class-whites/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.262fb662ce38

Facebook Now Censoring Talk About Politics And Religion At Work

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It's not just social media users that are being censored, now its social media employees.

According to a new report by Business Insider, citing an internal company memo, Facebook is now telling its employees what they can, and can't, talk about at work.

Business Insider reviewed an internal company memo where Facebook's CTO claims to have put together "a set of ground rules for open and respectful communication at work, and a central moderation model."

The memo states: "We're keeping it simple with three main guidelines: Don't insult, bully, or antagonize others. Don't try to change someone's politics or religion. Don't break our rules about harassing speech and expression."

Facebook uses Workplace, an app that allows chat, for internal communication. Employees use it for work related projects, but also occasionally for small talk. The app is targeted as the main area where these new rules will apply.

The memo continues: "These guidelines apply to all work communications including Workplace, email, chat, tasks, posters, whiteboards, chalkboards, and face-to-face. Since Workplace is where most of these discussions happen, we are investing engineering resources there."

Facebook has also made it easier for employees to report one another when somebody says something that "offends" someone else. The memo continued:

"We are making it easier to report posts and comments, and those reports will go straight to a trained moderator who'll moderate as needed. We're also developing more tools to help proactively."

We can't help but wonder, "Who is training the moderator?"

https://archive.fo/BTNEn

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-17/facebook-now-censoring-talk-about-politics-and-religion-work

German Government Seeks To Ruin German Unlimited Top Speed Autobahn

Germany is about to become a lot less fun and a lot more draconian if a new series of draft proposals aimed at [carbon taxation and population control] would eliminate segments of the autobahn famous for no speed limit, instead capping drivers at 130 km/h (80 MPH), according to Reuters.

So no more of this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISI_2togzyw

The proposals would also eliminate a tax break for diesels, raise fuel taxes by 2023, and set quotas on the sale of electric and hybrid cars. [That's right, government-run markets!]

The proposals, outlined in a draft paper seen by Reuters, could prove controversial in car-mad Germany, whose decades-old motorway network is famous for “no limits” sections where drivers can put even the fastest cars through their paces.

Germany could be hit with heavy EU fines if it fails to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and poisonous nitrogen oxides. Transport emissions, which have not fallen since 1990, are a particular target for reductions.

The proposals - which are still in their infancy, aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half. The National Platform on the FUture of Mobility is due to reports its findings at the end of March, which German legislators will then incorporate into a climate change law to be enacted later this year.

"Not every instrument and every measure will be accepted," the draft report acknowledges. "It will take political deftness, diplomatic skill and a willingness to compromise to achieve the climate change goals."

Ask Macron how hiking fuel taxes have been working out…

https://archive.fo/A3Qa5

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-21/germanys-autobahn-lose-unlimited-top-speed-under-proposed-climate-change

After Years of Big Pharma Shills Bashing Hemp As Medicine, Big Pharma Patents Hemp As Medicine

THE CURE FOR CANCER: >>>/prepare/53 | https://archive.fo/31Ylw

Big Pharma has patented the exclusive rights to a cancer cure using cannabis, preventing others from using THC and CBD to treat the disease.

British company, GW Pharmaceuticals, had previously developed cannabis-based drugs for multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. Now, they hold the rights to treat cancer.

Rxleaf.com reports: https://archive.fo/67mbv

That’s right. Big Pharma now holds the patent for cancer treatment using cannabis. Let. That. Sink. In. For. A. Moment.

In 2009, GW went forward with a patent application, alongside collaborator Otsuka Pharmaceutical. At the end of September, GW announced that they had received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent Office to go forward with production of their cannabis-based cancer treatment, Sativex.

Numerous studies have shown that cannabis can be used to treat cancer by eradicating cancer cells and stopping metastasis, in most types of cancer. The latest GW drug will harness the power of THC and CBD to treat gliomas, which are a rare form of brain cancer.

The now-patented pharmaceutical uses a ratio of THC and CBD ranging from 1:1 to 1:20 (THC:CBD) to “reduce cell viability, inhibit cell growth or reduce tumor volume”, according to the company. It is interesting to note that GW’s treatment, Sativex, grew out of a long history of pre-clinical trials and anecdotal evidence that show the use of cannabis and cannabis-based products for tumor reduction.

The company went ahead with clinical trials in August 2018 to test the efficacy of Sativex. This trial will look at efficacy of Sativex when combined with more traditional mainstream cancer treatments. Sativex and the chemotherapy drug, temozolomide, has been administered to 20 patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). This is a rare and very deadly type of brain cancer.

The original patent application was sent in 2009, but has been subsequently changed to accommodate FDA requirements. Changes would include specifics like THC and CBD ratios in the medication, as well as the forms of cancer that Sativex may be able to treat.

https://archive.fo/m1WSX

https://newspunch.com/big-pharma-patents-cannabis-cancer-treatment/

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Twitter Allows Death Threats Against Trump Supporting Children While Censoring Conservative News

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In the wake of the mainstream media further destroying their reputation and any remaining semblance of being trustworthy after they piled on the #CovingtonBoys following a viral video that only showed part of what really happened, leftist lunatics all across America are calling for violence upon Trump supporters, with one 'crazy' calling for the kids school to be burned down with all of the children locked inside while also recently tweeting, apparently with twitter's full approval, "I want you to fire on any of these red hat bitches when you see them. On sight".

With the mainstream media proving once again that they truly are the "enemy of the American people" via their only showing one small part of the total events that went on in Washington DC over the weekend, showing they'll drop to the lowest of lows to take down and dox President Trump supporters, even children, as Susan Duclos reports within this new ANP story, their narrative has totally backfired as more video came out of the incident providing proper context yet the damage has been done.

And now, as we'll see detailed below, twitter actually claims that the crazy, leftist lunatic calling for MAGA hat wearing kids to be 'shot on sight' isn't a violation of their terms of service. Seriously?! If a so-called 'white supremacist' called upon black or American Indian children to be 'shot on sight', the FBI and local police would have the address of the perp within a moment, and exactly as it should be. Why are children who are supporters of President Donald Trump apparently 'fair game during wide open hunting season' in the eyes of twitter and the mainstream media?

And so we must ask, with all of this now unfolding and leftists calling for violence against children, how long might it be until all-out civil war breaks out in America with even members of the US Congress recently coming close to fisticuffs as LMT Online reported within this January 19th story? As their story reports, "One political rule of life is never ask a question unless you really want to know the answer. Example: It cannot possibly get worse in Washington, can it?"

Proceeding to then detail for us an event which recently happened at the Capitol with tensions flaring and lawmakers actually walking provocatively towards each other in the well of the House, their story reported that the chance of a very real physical confrontation seemed to grow each moment, what their story called "a cross between a Spike Lee movie where one remark turns an entire neighborhood into flames and a moment inside the regular brawls that occur in Taiwan's parliament." (Who wouldn't love to see video of either of those two happen in US Congress?!)

With many on the left actually having come to believe that they are the 'chosen people' and morally superior to everyone else after the 8 year 'reign of terror' over America by Barack Obama, how long might it be until one leftist lunatic takes the lies from the mainstream media too far and attacks a Conservative, Christian school for their support of POTUS Trump? As one commenter recently pointed out, America is absolutely a powder keg, ready to explode, all it might take is one spark.

And while we'll continue to pray that a bloody civil war in America remains a thing of the late 1800's and will never happen again within our lifetimes, should another civil war break out in America today, those on the left now calling for violence against children could eventually see their very worst nightmares coming true with America transformed into something that looks like a 3rd world, with Americans fighting Americans due to mainstream media inflicted 'Trump derangement syndrome'.

And while the mainstream media absolutely deserves their fair share of the blame for whipping America into a frenzy that could very well lead to civil war, much of the divisiveness in America can be blamed directly upon the ongoing Russia-collusion investigation that was created out of thin air as the Demonrat/globalists insurance policy against President Trump.

https://archive.ph/FsFsh

http://allnewspipeline.com/Leftists_Call_For_Violence_Push_America_To_Breaking_Point.php

They’re Coming For YOUR Money

BE PREPARED: >>>/prepare/1 | https://archive.fo/elYwR

https://web.archive.org/web/20180910185746/https://8ch.net/prepare/res/1.html

Every so often throughout history, the peasants grab their pitchforks and come for the elite. It happens when the wealth gap grows too extreme… when people feel like they are getting left behind, with no opportunity to advance.

Central banks around the world have printed trillions of dollars over last decade, and pushed interest rates to zero, and sometimes below. And all of that stimulus went directly into the pockets of the wealthy.

Since 2009, the world’s billionaires more than DOUBLED their combined wealth. All the billionaires in the world had $3.4 trillion in 2009. By 2017, they amassed $8.9 trillion.

Mark Zuckerberg multiplied his wealth almost 20 times over, from $3 billion in 2009, to over $58 billion in 2019.

$8.9 trillion is a massive, almost incomprehensible amount of wealth.

For the last ten years, we’ve seen a huge asset price inflation in everything from the stock market, to bonds and real estate, and even fine art and wine.

But if you’re a wage earner without assets, you’ve been left out. Wages and median household wealth have stagnated.

And this is a global issue…

The combined wealth of the poorest half of the world–3.8 billion people–fell by 11% just last year, according to Oxfam, a group working to alleviate poverty.

The New York Times claims the richest 8 people on the planet have more wealth than the poorest 3.8 billion.

And Forbes says the 3 richest Americans have as much wealth as the poorest half of the country’s population.

People feel trapped, like they have no path to prosperity. They see money thrown around by the government, and the rich. They see stocks and real estate boom… but where is theirs?

Meanwhile a tiny group got embarrassingly rich.

I’m not trying to sound like some radical, left-wing, social justice warrior. I just know that throughout history, whenever the wealth gap gets large enough, everything falls apart.

Sometimes that happens through legislation and sometimes it happens through violence. People demand that their politicians forcefully redistribute the wealth. And the politicians, always hungry for more power, are happy to step up to the plate.

[NOTE these are the same politicians who bailed out the major banks when their corrupt fraudulent mortgage bond market collapsed in 2008! They helped make these billionaires get richer off America's expense already!]

We’re starting to see this in America today.

https://archive.fo/aZZZs

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-22/get-ready-theyre-coming-your-money

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Trump Will Meet With Covington Kids Who Were Bullied By Leftist Propagandist Media

According to Fox News' Laura Ingraham, President Trump will meet with the Covington Catholic students at the center of a viral encounter with a Native American man on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial (who has lied about the incident), after the left was whipped into a bigoted frenzy over the image of a grinning student Nick Sandmann standing his ground while the tribal elder pounded away at his drum.

Liberals seized on the short clip to condemn the Trump-supporting students, only to backpedal furiously after footage of the entire incident exonerated the kids.

EXCLUSIVE on the new #LauraIngrahamPodcast — the Covington Catholic students threatened by the leftist internet mob will be meeting with @realDonaldTrump at the White House as early as tomorrow. @iTunes @PodcastOne

— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) January 22, 2019

Bloomberg's Jennifer Jacobs has refuted Ingraham's report, however, tweeting "Don’t think this is true. As of right now, they have not been invited, I’m told. The Covington students aren't coming to the WH tomorrow, or this week."

Trump weighed in on the encounter on Tuesday, tweeting: "Nick Sandmann and the students of Covington have become symbols of Fake News and how evil it can be. They have captivated the attention of the world, and I know they will use it for the good – maybe even to bring people together. It started off unpleasant, but can end in a dream!"

Nick Sandmann and the students of Covington have become symbols of Fake News and how evil it can be. They have captivated the attention of the world, and I know they will use it for the good - maybe even to bring people together. It started off unpleasant, but can end in a dream!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 22, 2019

Following the left's shameful knee-jerk reaction to the incident, several Covington Catholic High School families plan to sue media outlets which participated in a mob-rule campaign against the students - which resulted in doxing and death threats, according to PJ Media.

Los Angeles attorney Robert Barnes offered to represent the Covington kids for free in a Sunday tweet, and told PJ Media that he was working with families to sue media outlets which smeared the Trump-supporting teens.

I will represent the kids for free if they want to sue @maggieNYT for obvious libel. https://t.co/VmqVqIVNoe

— Robert Barnes (@Barnes_Law) January 20, 2019

https://archive.fo/UWwsS

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-22/covington-maga-kids-lawyer-high-school-closes-after-death-threats

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"Far right 'recruiting vulnerable children at primary school age,' warns UK secret police officer"

Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu singled out the neo-Nazi group National Action as a “prime example” of extremists targeting young children.

He said: “National Action were the prime example of this who have used some similar techniques to try and influence the young and the malleable and that has been very disturbing.”

Asked on LBC’s Nick Ferrari show how young people were being targeted, he warned of the dangers of “online propaganda” on children’s mobile phones, saying: “It doesn’t matter if it’s Islamist ideology or whether it’s far-right, extreme right-wing white supremacy or hate crime – that medium, that mechanism is an insidious threat.”

He also spoke of a “shifting dynamic” in terms of the threat of far right extremism, adding: “My point about the far-right threat is the far-right threat is a political rhetoric from people who think they’ve got a legitimate political point.

"My biggest concern is when that morphs into extreme right-wing terrorism and that is the bit that we’ve got to stop.”

In a separate interview Mr Basu also warned that the divisive potential of Brexit could lead to a “creeping rise” in people being radicalised by far-right extremism.

He said the “febrile” atmosphere surrounding Brexit could give rise to division, allowing a way in for far-right extremist ideology.

Mr Basu said there was no intelligence pointing to an increased risk of terror attacks after Brexit, but he was concerned about a potential rise in hate crime.

The Scotland Yard officer said: “What’s most concerning me about Brexit is its potential to divide communities and set communities against each other.

“So what we saw after the referendum was a rise in hate crime, and a rise in far-right rhetoric, and we have seen the growth of organisations like National Action, and what I want to make absolutely clear is that we are concentrating very heavily on making sure that doesn’t get a foothold in this country.

“I’m really proud to be a UK citizen in a country that is largely tolerant, and we haven’t seen an explosion in that threat.”

He added: “What I’m concerned about is the creeping rise of that threat, and if we aren’t clear that we are combating that threat then that’s my concern.

“It’s still a relatively small threat compared to what we have faced from al Qaida in the past and Islamic State over the last four years or so.”

Mr Basu said the number of terror plots foiled in the last two years rose to 18, comprising four far-right extremist plots and 14 Islamist terror plots.

He warned of a “dramatic” fall in the number of pieces of information passed to police by members of the public.

In 2017 and 2018, around a fifth of the information passed to police from the public had a “significant” role in thwarting attacks, he said.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/far-right-recruiting-vulnerable-children-at-primary-school-age-warns-top-counter-terror-officer-a4046491.html

Irish Medical Journal Warns Against Shooting Up Semen For Science

Don't intravenously inject your own semen in your body! It's not the kind of thing you expect to have to explain to someone, but you have to realize everytime you read a disclaimer warning that the flea and tick remover is for external use only or other obvious instructions, that likely at least one person made that stupid mistake before the admonition was added to the package.

https://thegoldwater.com/news/43944-Irish-Medical-Journal-Warns-Against-Shooting-Up-Semen-For-Science

Report: Spotify preparing to launch $100 in-car streaming device

Though it could still be total vaporware, we have a new report that Spotify is inching closer to releasing an in-car music streamer, which would sell for $100, according to the Financial Times. Basing its story on information provided by “people familiar with [Spotify’s] plans,” FT claims the device will use Bluetooth to connect to existing in-car audio systems, and will have both physical buttons and voice commands available for controlling music playback.

These details are consistent with previous rumors about such a device. In April of 2018, it was expected that Spotify would announce some kind of dedicated hardware — either an in-car audio controller, or a portable player — but the ensuing April 24 event ended up only revealing details about the company’s new app. Still, just a few months later, we learned that the company had registered with the FCC, a necessary first step before any company can bring a device to market in the U.S.

Such a device would also be consistent with Spotify’s move to simplify the streaming music user experience for people who already listen to streaming music via their phones while driving. It would also give Spotify an edge as it competes with an increasing number of music services, which, in a driving context, includes SiriusXM, and terrestrial radio.

more here:

https://www.digitaltrends.com/home-theater/spotify-car-device/

Florida woman shot after performing sex act for $5 and some Pringles

A woman was shot Monday night outside a gas station after she performed a sex act in exchange for $5 and some potato chips, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

Police said they were called to a Shell station around 10:30 p.m. Monday because a person had been shot.

They found a woman, whose name was not released, with a gunshot wound to her shoulder. She was taken to a hospital, and her injuries were not considered life-threatening, police said.

The woman told investigators that she agreed to perform a sex act with a man in exchange for $5 and some Pringles potato chips. After the act, she said, the man demanded the $5 back and then shot her in the shoulder and ran off.

The JSO said detectives are investigating. They did not release a suspect description, but said he had a rather large head.

https://www.local10.com/news/florida/florida-woman-shot-after-performing-sex-act-for-5-pringles-police-say

Trump thinks fed workers can just ask Daddy for more money

https://insider.foxnews.com/2019/01/09/pelosi-blasts-trump-after-white-house-wall-shutdown-meeting-walk-out

"'He Thinks They Can Just Ask Their Father for Money': Pelosi Blasts Trump After Shutdown Mtg Walk-Out"

During a press conference, Pelosi said that Trump is "insensitive" to the plight of federal workers who are either furloughed or working without pay.

"He thinks maybe they can just ask their father for more money. But, they can't," she said.

Shepard Smith noted the line was an apparent reference to Trump's own familial wealth.

The president's late father, Frederick Trump Sr., was a wealthy outer-borough developer in New York City, and young Donald had already amassed a several-million-dollar fortune before he was a teenager."

Bill Gates Gets A Huge Public Erection After He Says 30 Million People Will Die In 15 Years

Microsoft founder Bill Gates warns that over 30 million people will be dead within the next 15 years as a result of a biotechnology attack.

Speaking at the Munich Security Conference in 2017, Gates warned that the next worldwide epidemic will likely originate from terrorists using biotechnology to spread a dangerous “supervirus” around the globe.

“The next epidemic could originate on the computer screen of a terrorist intent on using genetic engineering to create a synthetic version of the smallpox virus … or a super contagious and deadly strain of the flu,” he told the audience.

“Whether it occurs by a quirk of nature or at the hand of a terrorist, epidemiologists say a fast-moving airborne pathogen could kill more than 30 million people in less than a year. And they say there is a reasonable probability the world will experience such an outbreak in the next 10 to 15 years,” he warned.

Rt.com reports: https://archive.fo/aBN4S

Gates said the link between health security and international security is underestimated adding that governments are not paying enough attention to this threat. “We ignore the link between health security and international security at our peril.”

The absence of deadly epidemics in recent history shouldn’t lull the world into a false sense of security as such “doomsday scenarios” can occur. Gates reminded the audience of the scale of the 1918 flu pandemic which infected around 500 million people and claimed between 50-100 million lives according to various estimates.

“Most of the things we need to do to protect against a naturally occurring pandemic are the same things we must prepare for an intentional biological attack.”

https://archive.fo/HH0PO

https://newspunch.com/bill-gates-30-million-dead/

More Details Emerge Related To Cover-Up In Kai The Hitchhiker Case

Thanks to details and crime scene photos shared within a motion filed by Kai the Hitchhiker, Caleb McGillvary, new details related to the farce of an investigation have been revealed. The motion to dismiss indictment based upon spoliation of evidence or in the alternative, motion for issue preclusion and reduction of charges, and motion for designated facts to be taken as established or, in the alternative motion for adverse interference was filed this month, but the judge is claiming that it wasn't complete in time and will not be heard in court. It's been several years without a trial so far, but with every passing month, Kai and those who support him have been diligently building a defense by pointing out glaring errors related to the investigation and prosecution.

https://thegoldwater.com/news/43947-More-Details-Emerge-Related-To-Cover-Up-In-Kai-The-Hitchhiker-Case

Supreme Court Upholds Trump Restrictions on Transgender Military Service

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Trump administration can enforce its restrictions on transgender people in the military while lower court cases contesting their exclusion are continuing to be heard.

The high court overturned lower court rulings that had blocked the Defense Department from implementing the restrictions, but for now also declined to consider the legality of keeping transgender people out of the U.S. armed forces.

The Pentagon in years past had banned transgender people from serving in the military, but former President Barack Obama's administration said transgender people already serving could do so openly and set a date when transgender people could enlist.

But President Donald Trump's administration reviewed the policy and sought to limit the service of transgender people to only those who are not seeking to undergo gender transitions. The Trump rules apply to those joining or staying in the military.

more here:

https://www.voanews.com/a/us-supreme-court-upholds-trump-restrictions-on-transgender-military-service/4753826.html

McConnell Calls Votes On Competing (And Probably Doomed) Funding Bills As Shutdown Enters 33rd Day

Now in its 33rd day, the unprecedented government shutdown is creating serious strains for the 800,000 federal workers who are either furloughed or going without pay. Some have started looking for new jobs. Others have turned to Uber, Lyft and other gig-economy jobs. Still others are calling out out of frustration. The FBI is complaining that the shutdown is hampering investigations and is calling for lawmakers to at least authorize enough funding to get the DOJ up and running again. Some workers are turning to unemployment assistance. Others are starting to frequent soup kitchens.

But despite it all, Trump and Congressional Democrats are refusing to yield. And a series of votes expected to be held Thursday on competing proposals - one a bid to temporarily reopen the government being pushed by Democrats, the other a compromise proposed by Trump over the weekend that was immediately rejected by Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer - have little chance of passing, according to Reuters.

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he planned to hold a vote on Thursday on a Democratic proposal that would fund the government for three weeks but does not include the $5.7 billion in U.S.-Mexico border wall funding demanded by President Donald Trump.

Its prospects appeared grim. The House of Representatives has passed several similar bills, but Trump has rejected legislation that does not include border wall funding. McConnell previously said he would not consider a bill the Republican president refused to sign.

McConnell also planned to hold a vote on legislation that would include border wall funding and relief for “Dreamers,” people brought illegally to the United States as children, a compromise Trump proposed on Saturday.

No matter what Trump proposes, it's likely to meet a frosty response from the Dems, who are insisting that the government be reopened before any deal on immigration can be struck (which effectively means that there wouldn't be a deal).

Many Democratic leaders dismissed the deal as a "non-starter" and said they would not negotiate on border security before reopening the government. Democrats have said they would not trade a temporary restoration of the immigrants’ protections from deportation in return for a permanent border wall they view as ineffective. In 2017, Trump moved to end the Dreamers’ protections, triggering a court battle.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-23/mcconnell-calls-votes-competing-and-probably-doomed-funding-bills

Manhattan DA Hails ‘First Conviction Of A White Supremacist On Terror Charges In New York State’

https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2019/01/23/james-jackson-murder-terror-conviction/

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An Army veteran from Baltimore pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering a black man in a racially motivated attack nearly two years ago in New York City.

James Jackson, 30, fatally stabbed Timothy Caughman, 66, in the back with a sword on March 20, 2017 near Times Square.

Jackson told police he traveled to the city to pull off a “political terrorist attack” and “inspire white men to kill black men, to scare black men, and to provoke a race war,” according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.

Jackson pleaded guilty to all charges against him, including murder in the first degree in furtherance of an act of terrorism and murder in the second degree as a hate crime. He is expected to be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole – the maximum sentence allowed.

Queen Elizabeth May Be The One To Save Brexit

Queen Elizabeth is set to block any attempt by traitorous British politicians who intend to subvert democracy and stop Brexit.

According to government sources, the Queen will be advised to refuse to grant the Royal Assent to any parliamentary legislation that blocks the UK from leaving the EU.

Breitbart.com reports: https://archive.fo/bwyKn

The confirmation came from a senior minister who spoke to the Telegraph following publication of a Policy Exchange paper on the subject by Sir Stephen Laws QC, a former First Parliamentary Counsel.

Remain MPs are currently advancing various plots to take control of the Brexit process from Theresa May, who is at least nominally opposed to delaying exit day, scheduling a re-run of the 2016 referendum, or ruling out a clean, No Deal withdrawal from the EU.

The most controversial of these is a scheme devised by Dominic Grieve, the former Attorney-General, who wants to allow a minority of MPs to take control of the parliamentary timetable.

This would be unprecedented, but the Remain-backing Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, already broke with centuries of precedent to allow Grieve to amend an “unamendable” business motion, against the advice of parliamentary clerks, shortly after a meeting with the Tory MP in his grace-and-favour apartments in the Palace of Westminster.

“[M]ight not a Government in [this] situation think that this was precisely the last resort for which the Royal Assent process is retained?” asked Sir Stephen rhetorically.

“It could raise a question whether the Government would be entitled or might feel required to reassert its constitutional veto by advising the Queen not to grant Royal Assent to the Bill.”

“I have seen Sir Stephen Laws QC’s view – he is quite right. Dominic Grieve and Co had better think long and hard before potentially involving the Queen in such controversy,” a senior minister told the Telegraph.

“If Parliament publishes an act against Government policy, what are we left with? Do we just surrender meekly? No, I don’t think we do. We have to think about the position they are putting the Palace in,” they added.

The Royal Assent has not been refused to a Bill since the reign of Queen Anne in the 1700s, largely because the British constitutional system, which blends the executive with the legislature, makes it very unlikely that a Bill opposed by the Government would pass all the parliamentary hurdles necessary to reach the monarch.

It is highly unlikely the Queen would, as a constitutional monarch, refuse the Royal Assent to a Bill on her own initiative, but would instead do so “on the advice of her ministers” — with it being open to Parliament to depose said ministers in a vote of no confidence if they were sufficiently unhappy with this.

https://archive.fo/SrVtx

https://newspunch.com/queen-elizabeth-block-traitorous-politicians-stop-brexit/

All children to learn CPR and basic first aid in school

>Teaching basic first aid in schools will be compulsory by 2020 but schools will be supported if they want to start earlier.

Plans to teach basic first aid in schools have been welcomed by the British Heart Foundation.

The charity calls the move a "decisive moment in the battle to improve cardiac arrest survival rates".

There are 30,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in the UK every year and fewer than 10% of these people survive.

https://news.sky.com/story/all-children-to-learn-cpr-and-basic-first-aid-in-school-11597438

Android Q will include more ways for carriers to SIM lock your phone

Since last week’s leak, it’s been clear that Android Q is going to include some positive changes for Android going forward, like system-wide dark mode and new permissions settings. Unfortunately, it’s not all good things coming in Android Q, as new code changes show that network carriers will have more ability to lock your phone down to specific networks via your SIM card.

Over the weekend, four commits were posted to various parts of Android’s Gerrit source code management, all entitled “Carrier restriction enhancements for Android Q.” In them, we see that network carriers will have more fine-grained control over which networks devices will and will not work on.

More specifically, it will be possible to designate a list of “allowed” and “excluded” carriers, essentially a whitelist and a blacklist of what will and won’t work on a particular phone. This can be done with a fine-grained detail to even allow blocking virtual carrier networks that run on the same towers as your main carrier.

more here:

https://9to5google.com/2019/01/21/android-q-carriers-sim-lock/

Attention Whore Falls to Her Death LOL

A Taiwanese hiker known for posting bikini clad photos from her summits has died after falling into a ravine during a solo trek.

Gigi Wu managed to contact emergency services but bad weather delayed rescue operations, local media reports say.

The 36-year-old is thought to have died of hypothermia.

She was a popular figures on social media figure and messages on her Facebook pages pay tribute to her as an inspirational hiker.

Ms Wu was alone on a multi-day tour of a mountain range in Taiwan's Yushan National Park, the reports say.

While she was famous for posting pictures of herself in bikinis from summits, she was an experienced hiker, appearing to use proper equipment and precautions during her expeditions.

https://web.archive.org/web/20190122043538/https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46955645

Russian NPCs are losing faith in Putin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Public trust in President Vladimir Putin has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years, according to a Russian state pollster, a setback for the Kremlin which works hard to burnish Putin’s image as a wise father-of-the-nation-style leader.

The poll, by the Public Opinion Research Centre, found that trust in Putin had fallen to 33.4 percent, its lowest level since 2006.

The results do not pose an immediate problem for Putin who won a landslide election victory and a new six-year mandate in March last year, but could embolden would-be successors to begin what is likely to be a long game of jostling for position.

Putin’s overall approval rating, which is different from his trust rating, is still high at just over 60 percent.

His approval rating has slipped from its peak of nearly 90 percent amid dismay over falling household incomes and unpopular government moves to raise the retirement age and hike value added tax.

Putin’s trust rating hit a high of 71 percent in July 2015 after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea the previous year.

On the eve of last year’s presidential election, it stood at 55.3 percent. Since then, public trust in him has dropped sharply, falling to 38.3 percent three months later, ending 2018 at 36.5 percent.

Putin remains far more trusted than any other politician in Russia however, the same poll showed.

The second and third most trusted politicians in the poll were Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov who received trust ratings of 13.7 percent and 9.3 percent respectively.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-putin-poll/trust-in-russias-putin-falls-to-13-year-low-state-pollster-idUSKCN1PF1TL

TRUMP NEWS: Trannies BTFO

The United States Supreme Court has allowed President Donald Trump to enforce his policy of banning certain transgender people from the military.

The court voted 5-4 to grant a Trump administration request to lift injunctions blocking the policy while challenges continue in lower courts.

The (((four liberal judges))) on the court opposed the ruling.

The policy prohibits "transgender persons who require or have undergone gender transition" from serving.

The president announced on Twitter in 2017 that the country would no longer "accept or allow" transgender Americans to serve in the military, citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption".

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46963426

TRUMP NEWS: Man linked to 4 killings suspected of being in US illegally

RENO, Nevada (AP) — Authorities investigating four recent Nevada killings say murder charges are pending against a man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.

Wilbur Martinez-Guzman, 20, was arrested Saturday in Carson City and is being held on possession of stolen property, burglary and immigration charges.

Authorities say they expect to file murder charges against him in the coming days in the shooting deaths of an elderly Reno couple and two women who lived near the town of Gardnerville.

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said at a Sunday news conference that federal immigration authorities told his office Martinez-Guzman had lived in Carson City for about a year and was in the country illegally.

Furlong said Monday he didn’t know where Martinez-Guzman is originally from, and a message left with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was not immediately returned. President Donald Trump mentioned the killings Monday in a tweet calling for his long-promised border wall.

Authorities say Connie Koontz, 56, was found dead Jan. 10 in her home in Gardnerville Ranchos, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of Carson City. Three days later, 74-year-old Sophia Renken was found dead in her home about a mile from where Koontz lived.

On Wednesday, the bodies of 81-year-old Gerald David, and his 80-year-old wife, Sharon, were found in their home on the southern edge of Reno, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Carson City.

Furlong said the investigation is ongoing and it’s too soon to comment on a possible motive. He said Martinez-Guzman didn’t yet have an attorney who could comment on his behalf.

https://apnews.com/e822ce6b8e574afd99dc4028d7889019

Corrupt World 'Health' Organization Threatening To Shut Down Alternative News Sites

IN TOTAL DISDAIN AND DISREGARD FOR 1ST AMENDMENT

The World Health Organization, a criminal cartel front for the vaccine industry, has just declared war on the so-called “anti-vax” movement. The W.H.O. is the same group that spiked vaccines given to women in Africa with abortion / infertility drugs. The W.H.O. is also the same fraudulent group that falsely declared H5N1 bird flu to be a “stage 6 pandemic” in order to create global panic that generated billions of dollars in vaccine sales to world government (which stockpiled the vaccines and then later spent a fortune having the unused vaccine destroyed).

Now, the W.H.O. says that anti-vaxxers are one of the greatest public health threats of 2019, ranking the “vaccine hesitancy” movement right alongside Ebola as a public health threat. “Vaccine hesitancy – the reluctance or refusal to vaccinate despite the availability of vaccines – threatens to reverse progress made in tackling vaccine-preventable diseases,” claims the W.H.O. in a global health threat ranking document that also claims global warming — a quack science hoax fabricated by globalists — is also going to destroy humanity if we don’t surrender world economies to Al Gore.

The real goal is to criminalize vaccine skepticism and shut down all online speech that’s critical of vaccine safety.

From sources inside the vaccine deep state, I’m being told that this declaration by the World Health Organization is just the first step in a major assault being unleashed against Natural News and other independent journalism sources that rightfully question the lack of safety in toxic vaccines. With this declaration in place, the next steps will include:

Passing laws in Australia, the United States and Europe that criminalize all online speech which is critical of vaccine safety.

Arresting and imprisoning individuals who discuss the truth about vaccine ingredients such as Thimerosal, squalene or aborted human fetal cells (i.e. aborted human baby parts).

Blacklisting all scientists who study vaccine composition.

Seizing all domain names of independent publishers who report the truth about vaccines.

Censoring all “anti-vax” content across all search engines, mobile devices and social media.

Banning all “anti-vax” films and movies by claiming they are “spreading disease” when, in reality, they are spreading the truth about vaccine dangers.

I’ve just posted a hugely important video that explains the W.H.O. agenda to silence and criminalize all truthful speech about vaccines and vaccine ingredients.

This is a must-watch video, and you can find it only on Brighteon.com: https://www.brighteon.com/5991683887001

https://archive.ph/L9zGb

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-20-vaccine-deep-state-plots-to-seize-naturalnews-criminalize-speech.html

Secret Service Agent Files RICO Lawsuit Against Clintons, Podesta

A former Secret Service Agent has filed a civil lawsuit against Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, John Podesta and a list of others from the Deep State.

Gary J. Byrne, a Secret Service Agent under the Clinton administration, is suing for breaches of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

Conservativebase.com reports: Byrne is regarded as a top federal protection officer who has served with distinction a number of federal law enforcement assignments for almost thirty years beginning with his stint with the U.S. Air Force Security Police, his White House post with the Uniformed Division of the Secret Service, and most recently as a Federal Air Marshal under the Homeland Security Department

“It’s amazing that a story like this is ignored by most of the nation’s news media since it opens the door to more extensive probes by the GOP of Democratic Party members, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and a number of so-called journalist who espouse their hatred for President Trump and anyone who supports him,” said Claude Rheinhold, a retired police commanding officer.

In addition to the Clinton Family’s scandalous activities such as the Uranium deal with Russia and suspected money laundering , Byrne fingers a number of Clinton associates and supporters as lawsuit defendants, including:

Clinton Foundation

Clinton-Giustra Enterprise Partnership (Canadian “charity” organization

Media Matters For America (A fake news outlet, such as

Correct the Record

American Bridge 21st Century

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David Brock

George Soros

John Podesta

Byrne also names fellow veteran Secret Service Agent and CNN Law Enforcement Analyst Jonathan Wackrow as a defendant in the lawsuit, a

As of Wednesday, electronic summons had been issued to all named defendants and Byrne had filed a certificate of disclosure titled “Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests.”

Among the many charges that appear in the filing is the charge that a criminal syndicate involving the Clintons, David Brock, Donna Brazile, and George Soros murdered Seth Rich.

Byrne is reportedly seeking damages of $1 billion, and refused to provide an address because he feared assassination.

https://archive.fo/41RJb

https://newspunch.com/secret-service-agent-rico-lawsuit-clintons-podesta/

Federal Reserve Confesses Sole Responsibility For All Recessions

In a surprisingly candid admission, two former Federal Reserve chairs have stated that the Federal Reserve alone is responsible for creating all recessions in the United States.

First, former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke said that

Expansions don’t die of old age. They get murdered.

- MarketWatch

To clarify this statement, former Chair Janet Yellen placed the murder weapon in the Fed’s hands:

Two things usually end them… One is financial imbalances, and the other is the Fed.

Think that through, and you quickly realize that both of those things are the Fed. Is there anyone left standing who would not say the Fed’s quantitative easing in the past decade was the biggest cause of financial imbalances all over the world in history? Moreover, whose profligate monetary policies led to the Great Financial Crisis that gave us the Great Recession?

So, the Fed loads the gun with financial causes and then pulls the trigger. In fact, I think it would be hard to find a major financial imbalance in the US that the Fed did not have a hand in creating or, at least, enabling. Therefore, if those are the only two causes, then it is always the Federal Reserve that causes recessions by its own admission.

And, yet, those Fed dons look so pleased with themselves.

Yellen went on to say that when the Fed is the culprit, it is generally because the central bank is forced to tighten policy to curtail inflation and ends up overplaying its hand. (She didn’t mention that the Fed’s monetary policy may have a hand in creating financial imbalances.)

Exactly, nor did she mention that the inflation they were “forced” to curtail always happens because of financial imbalances the Fed created or enabled. That is why I call our expansion-recession cycles, rinse-and-repeat cycles. Therefore, the Fed is only forced by its own ill-conceived actions. First you have to create the imbalance, which causes the economy and stocks to inflate, then you have to pull the trigger to shoot that down by tightening into a recession, which the Fed always does:

Bernanke elaborated on Yellen’s point, accusing the central bank of, in essence, murder. It takes an aggressive act on the part of the monetary authority to bring an expanding economy to a halt and cause it to shift into reverse.

Yellen and Bernanke were speaking at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association in Atlanta earlier this month in the company of current Fed Chair Jerome Powell.

As I demonstrated in my two earlier articles this week (“Does Inverted Yield Curve Indicate Recession?” and “What is an inverted yield curve and what does it mean?“), the Fed carries out this act of econocide by getting the yield curve to invert via its forced interest changes. As shown in those articles, every recession has been immediately preceded by a Fed-created inversion of the yield curve — the Fed’s smoking gun.

As noted in those articles, today’s yield curve has already slipped into its penultimate inversion. First (on December third), three-year notes started paying more interest than five-year notes. (The five-year was at 2.83% interest, while the three-year hit just over that at 2.84%.) In essence, investors were betting the economy would be a tad better in five years than it would in three.

Within a matter of weeks, the three-year notes were paying more than seven-year notes. Then, just about Christmastime, they started paying more than eight-year notes, inverting the yield curve even further out. The orange recession indicator light comes on when they take the next step of paying more than ten-year notes; and above that we go full recessionary red! The first three came all within in a month, so the rest may come just as quickly.

In fact, we’re so close that one more rate increase by the Fed could pull the trigger. This is why Powell can be so reassuring about pulling back soon on targeted interest-rate increases. He knows he’s already operating with a hair trigger because of the Fed’s other tightening action in rolling bonds off of its balance sheet.

Like a skilled sharp-shooter, Powell recently said the Fed is “watching and waiting” before it pulls the trigger with its next rate increase. At the same time, he suggested his balance-sheet reduction won’t end for awhile (and, of course, the Fed knows that its balance sheet reduction is skewing the yield curve faster than the Fed’s targeted interest-rate increases.

Read the rest here:

https://archive.fo/m4IbX

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-21/federal-reserve-confesses-sole-responsibility-all-recessions

Taiwan 'bikini hiker' freezes to death

Taiwanese rescue teams are trying to retrieve the body of a hiker who became famous on social media for taking selfies on top of mountain peaks dressed in a bikini.

Gigi Wu - dubbed the "Bikini Climber" by fans - used a satellite phone on Saturday to tell friends she had fallen down a ravine in Taiwan's Yushan national park and badly injured herself. Rescue helicopters struggled to reach her because of bad weather and officials eventually located her lifeless body on Monday.

Officials said Wu had told friends she was taking a selfie in her bikini when she stepped too close to the cliff edge and it gave way and she tumbled to the bottom.

She was unable to move the lower half of her body after the fall of some 20-30 metres (65-100 feet) but was able to give her coordinates.

New Taipei City native Wu, 36, built up a sizeable social media following through photos of herself at the top of mountains dressed in bikinis.

She usually wore hiking clothes to scale the mountains, only changing into a bikini once she reached the top.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/01/22/taiwan-bikini-hiker-freezes-death-falling-ravine-solo-climb/

‘McJesus’ sculpture sparks outrage among Israel’s Christians

An art exhibit in Israel featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald has sparked protests by the country’s Arab Christian minority.

Hundreds of Christians calling for the removal of the sculpture, entitled “McJesus,” demonstrated at the museum in the northern city of Haifa last week. Israeli police say rioters hurled a firebomb at the museum and threw stones that wounded three police officers. Authorities dispersed the crowds with tear gas and stun grenades.

https://www.apnews.com/617d714534a343488755fbe815336c65

Man arrested in theft of backhoe

Louisville Metro police have charged a man in the theft last year of a piece of construction equipment valued at $68,000.

Newland R. Rigney, 25, of Louisville, was arrested Friday on a charge of receiving stolen property over $10,000.

LMPD detectives said the 2005 Caterpillar tractor backhoe was reported stolen on November 16 from N. 7th Street and River Road. It was recovered November 27 at 24th and Maple Streets in the California neighborhood.

Police say their investigation led them to Rigney who gave them a recorded statement that he had drive the backhoe to move pallets from the Maple St location to a home on S. 22nd Street. Detectives also said Rigney gave them the name of the man who stole the backhoe.

Rigney was already in custody at LMDC on other receiving stolen property charges.

http://www.wave3.com/2019/01/22/man-arrested-theft-backhoe/

Marine files $1M suit over strip search, calls it 'demeaning,' 'degrading,' violation of her

https://www.foxnews.com/us/former-marine-sergeant-strip-searched-claims-civil-rights-violated-calls-it-demeaning-degrading-lawsuit-says

"A former Marine Corps sergeant has filed a $1 million federal lawsuit, claiming her civil rights were violated in 2017 when sheriff's deputies from an Illinois county strip-searched her.

An attorney for Zandrea Askew, 28, said Tuesday that three female deputies from LaSalle County stripped his client as she lay face down on the floor of a holding cell screaming loudly, according to reports.

“Why do you need to take someone’s clothes off if they’re not cooperating with you?” attorney Terry Ekl said. “This was not a strip-search where they were looking for contraband. This was a form of punishment.”

"Askew was arrested after deputies reported finding her “very disoriented and confused” in her car on the side of a road. Court records show misdemeanor DUI and resisting arrest charges were later dropped after it was determined authorities lacked sufficient evidence to make the traffic arrest.

Ekl said Askew pulled her car over because she was ill, adding that his client did not break any traffic laws and cooperated with the deputies’ instructions. Askew also told deputies she had taken prescription medication, according to the arresting deputy’s incident report."

Child Hurt Falling Into Rhino Exhibit in Florida Zoo

Officials say a 2-year-old girl has been injured after falling into the rhinoceros exhibit at a Florida zoo.

Brevard County Fire Rescue officials said the girl was taken to an Orlando hospital for treatment Tuesday afternoon. Her mother was also taken to a hospital for treatment. The incident happened at the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne.

The zoo's executive director Keith Winsten tells Florida Today they don't believe the rhino's horn touched the child. The extent of her injuries wasn't immediately known.

He says she fell through the steel poles that separate guests from rhinos during a hands-on experience.

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/national-international/child-hurt-falling-into-rhino-exhibit-at-brevard-zoo-503763761.html

LeBlanc, a Republican who voted for Trump, said Trump’s tariffs will cut his profits this year in ha

https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/factories-tariffs-trump/2019/01/06/id/897050/

Complaints Grow Among US Factories That Trump's Tariffs Harm Their Profits

Complaints are intensifying across the industrial United States that President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported parts are disrupting factory operations and harming profits, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

"It’s killing us," said Pat LeBlanc, chairman of the Michigan-based EBW Electronics company.

LeBlanc, a Republican who voted for Trump, said Trump’s tariffs will cut his profits this year in half.

"If we fail because the company is being harmed by the government, that just makes me sick," he said.

Covington students caught in other videos acting like animals

Another viral video is on Twitter, where you can hear a Covington boy clearly say: “it’s not rape if you enjoy it,” as recorded below.

Second: In another video posted to Twitter as of Monday, a group of boys wearing MAGA hats taunt a young woman walking by. You can hear one boy shout “slut!” at her. The Twitter poster (who is also the woman in the video) says these boys were also from Covington.

https://twitter.com/MeloStreetVybz/status/1087549546404691969

https://twitter.com/roflinds/status/1087486166939680768

Study Suggests Hermit Crabs Evolved Long Penises to Defend Against Shell Thieves

Hermit crabs may have evolved longer penises so they can avoid being robbed during sex, according to new research.

Most hermit crabs live in the discarded shells of other creatures such as snails, moving into a larger shell when they outgrow their old one. But suitable shells are often in short supply. This presents a problem for amorous hermit crabs, since they must come part way out of their shells in order to mate. As a crab emerges, it can create an opportunity for another crab to rush in and steal the shell.

Mark Laidre, a biologist at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, reasoned that longer penises might solve this dilemma for males, allowing them to reach out to a female while keeping the rest of their bodies firmly inside their shells. To test this idea, he measured 328 hermit crabs preserved as museum specimens.

The specimens represented nine species with different approaches to shell use. Three of the species modify the interiors of shells, a laborious undertaking that increases the value of the shell to its owner. Another five species use un-modified shells – still valuable, but easier to replace. In the final species, shells are only used by juveniles, so mating adults have nothing for other crabs to steal.

As predicted, Laidre found that the longest penises (relative to body size) belonged to the hermit crabs with the most to lose: those that modified their shells. Indeed, the more a species invested in remodeling, the longer its penis tended to be. The five species that used un-modified shells tended to have medium-length penises on average, while the penises of the shell-less species were among the shortest.

The findings, published today in the journal Royal Society Open Science, suggest that hermit crab penises have indeed evolved partly as anti-theft devices. Laidre calls this idea the "private parts for private property" hypothesis – although it could be argued that if only the penis emerges, it is actually its owner's least private part.

https://www.insidescience.org/news/study-suggests-hermit-crabs-evolved-long-penises-defend-against-shell-thieves

Support for Donald Trump's Impeachment is Higher Than His Approval Rating

President Donald Trump isn't exactly popular right now.

In fact, a new poll showed more folks seem to support impeaching him than approve of the job he's doing in the White House.

The survey from Public Policy Polling—a Democratic polling firm that also does public polls—pegged Trump's approval rating at just 40 percent, while 57 percent disapproved. Forty-six percent of voters, meanwhile, supported impeaching Trump, while just 44 percent opposed impeachment, according to Public Policy Polling.

The survey from Public Policy Polling polled 760 registered voters from January 19 through 21. It had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.6 percentage points.

https://www.newsweek.com/support-donald-trump-impeachment-higher-approval-rating-vs-new-poll-1300633

The Yellow Vest Movement Has Gone Global And Nothing Can Stop This Now

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The Yellow Vest anti-government movement started in France on November 17, when over 300,000 people across France protested a carbon tax on fuel that French President Emmanuel Macron touted as evidence of France's leadership when it comes to mitigating climate change.

The Yellow Vest protests quickly evolved into a general anti-government movement - with hundreds of thousands of angry French citizens taking to the streets for ten straight weeks of mostly peaceful protests marked with pockets of violence, looting and mayhem.

What's more - the movement has gone worldwide - with perhaps the most notable protests outside France taking place in Belgium, where Brussels riot cops have dealt with week after week of protesters blocking oil depot and throwing hard objects at them.

#YellowVests march on #Brussels amid ongoing political turmoil pic.twitter.com/hNBgxiFGaX

— srb news (@srbnews0) January 20, 2019

On December 8, Belgians attempted to breach a riot barricade while calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Charles Michel, resulting in around 100 arrests.

And while most of the protests outside of France happened last month, this is a good list to note where discontent is mounting.

https://archive.fo/9lRMd

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-20/yellow-vest-movement-has-gone-worldwide

Cohen on poll rigging report: 'What I did was at the direction of and for the sole benefit of' Trump

https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/425805-cohen-responds-to-report-on-poll-rigging-what-i-did-was-at-the

President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen on Thursday said that he acted at "the direction of and for the sole benefit of" President Trump after a Wall Street Journal report detailed how he hired a small polling firm to rig two online polls in the president's favor.

Cohen, who was sentenced last month to three years in prison for a series of crimes he committed while working for Trump, tweeted that he "truly regret[s]" his "blind loyalty" to the president, adding that Trump did not deserve his support.

"As for the @WSJ article on poll rigging, what I did was at the direction of and for the sole benefit of @realDonaldTrump @POTUS. I truly regret my blind loyalty to a man who doesn’t deserve it," Cohen wrote.

Cohen is accused in the Journal's report by John Gauger, director of RedFinch Solutions LLC, of hiring Gauger's firm to rig two online polls to show increased support for Trump, a plan Gauger says was unsuccessful.

Gauger also told the Journal that Cohen paid for RedFinch's services with a Walmart bag full of $12,000 to $13,000 in cash, less than what was owed. The president's former attorney denied that accusation in a statement to the newspaper, maintaining that he had paid for Gauger's services by check.

Cohen was sentenced in December for multiple financial crimes, including campaign finance violations related to the 2016 election and his payments on behalf of the president to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, two women who threatened to come forward with stories of affairs with Trump in the final weeks of the election.

Bad! Norway Adopts Totalitarian GPS-based Carbon Tax, Despots' Wet Dream

The Norwegian Data Protection Authority is now arguing that GPS based taxation, for the amount of kilometers driven by car, can be done within 5-6 years!

Norwegians trust the government way too much, because they believe that this system will eliminate the need for road tax, fuel tax, toll roads and reduce the cost of car insurance.

No way will the tax be reduced! GPS based taxation is a governments dream! Who is to stop them from issuing parking fees or speeding tickets?

Norway also has a high number of electric cars, and an electric car is sold without any tax or VAT, has reduced road tax, free of reduced toll road passage and does not contribute to fuel taxation. With GPS active, the government can finally collect taxes from electric cars without the messy environmentalists meddling.

In the worst case, a corrupt government can use the system against its people to create implications, push the burden of proof over to a troublesome citizen, in court.

Norway may be a great country regards to statistics, but will be some kind of self-imposed totalitarianism if this nonsense continues. Stay away from Norway if you cherish your hard-earned cash!

The political-economic system post-World War II has been a socialist driven agenda. “Vote for me and I will give you other people’s money.”

This system cannot be sustained when those in power have promised themselves pensions. As government workers retire, they need to be replaced. The growth rate of government has started to explode. Instead of looking at the problem objectively, they are simply looking from paycheck to paycheck on how to meet the next payroll. This leads them to become more and more aggressive in hunting things to tax. Any rational person would look at this economic model and see it leads to massive civil unrest.

They pretend that socialism is to help people, but they come first. As this gets far worse, nothing trickles down to the people.

Even former President Grover Cleveland, who was a Democrat, saw the insanity his party unleashed with the Silver Democrats. Taxing the rich does not present a solution. They will simply leave. The rich, through their investments, create jobs.

This proposal to use GPS to track movements for taxes will allow the government to end tolls, and thus reduce their own workforce and pension liabilities.

https://archive.fo/tjjqF

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-17/norway-readies-big-brother-gps-based-taxation-mile-driven

Popular Youtuber Censored, Moves To Real.Video Brighteon Alternative

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An incredibly popular video channel called “Think About It,” which features intriguing, informative analysis on a wide variety of important topics, has announced it is moving a significant portion of its videos to the Brighteon.com platform.

In a video entitled, “Societal Breakdown Is Happening At The Rate Of Speed,” the creator of the Think About It channel explains, “For all of my YouTube subscribers, I have a big announcement. Because of YouTube’s policy to silence free speech and the truth, I’ve decided to… put all of the [censored] videos on Brighteon. Please go to my Brighteon channel… and I promise you every video that I do will be there for you to watch.”

So far, Think About It has uploaded 99 videos. See them all at:

https://www.brighteon.com/channel/ThinkAboutIt

Here are more details about you can help support Think About It:

Websites: https://thinkaboutit.online AND https://thinkaboutit.news

Brighteon Video Channel: https://www.brighteon.com/channel/thinkaboutit

Minds: https://www.minds.com/ThinkAboutItNow

Gab: https://gab.com/ThinkAboutIt

Steve’s move of his Think About It channel to Brighteon underscores exactly why we created Brighteon in the first place. With the insane level of censorship now in place across all the tech giants like Facebook, YouTube, Google and even Apple, creators of valuable content need an online destination where they can exercise free speech without being molested by the tech companies.

We launched Brighteon last July, and we have big news for this year: Brighteon is about to get even better. Coming this year, we have significant advances that content creators will greatly appreciate.

https://archive.fo/IXuft

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-01-19-think-about-it-video-channel-announces-move-to-brighteon.html

Elwood, Illinois (Pop. 2,200), Has Become a Vital Hub of America’s Consumer Economy. And It’s Hell.

In a few short years after the Intermodal opened, Elwood became the largest inland port in North America. Billions of dollars in goods flowed through the area annually. The world’s most profitable retailers flocked to this stretch of barren country, while the headline unemployment rate plunged. Wal-Mart set up three warehouses in Will County alone, including its two largest national facilities, both located in Elwood. Samsung, Target, Home Depot, IKEA, and others all moved in. Will County is now home to some 300 warehouses. A region once known for its soybeans and cornfields was boxed up with gray facilities, some as large as a million square feet, like some enormous, horizontal equivalent of a game of Tetris.

Fifteen years before Amazon’s HQ2 horserace, Elwood had won the retail lottery. “Nobody envisioned what we have out here,” said Jerry Heinrich, who sat on the board of the planning commission that first apportioned the land for development in the mid-1990s. “It was never anticipated that every major business entity would end up in the area.”

But this corporate valhalla turned out to be hell for the community, which suffered a concentrated dose of the indignities and disappointments of late capitalism in the 21st century. Instead of abundant full-time work, a regime of partial, precarious employment set in. Temp agencies flourished, but no restaurants, hotels, or grocery stores ever came, save for the recent addition of a dollar store. Tens of thousands of semis rumbled through Will County every day, wreaking havoc on the infrastructure. And as the town of Elwood scrambled to pave its potholes, its inability to collect taxes from the facilities plunged it into more than $30 million in debt.

https://newrepublic.com/article/152836/elwood-illinois-pop-2200-become-vital-hub-americas-consumer-economy-its-hell

US Army Struggles Recruiting New Troops Because of Endless Wars, What A Big Surprise

Army recruiters are having a challenging time convincing Americans born between 1995 and 2005 to sign up and serve. The situation is so dire that Army Recruiting Command has turned to e-Sports video game tournaments.

“It is incredible, the amount of coverage that you get and the amount of the Z Gens that are watching these games,” Gen. Frank Muth, the head of Army Recruiting Command, told NPR.

Sponsoring video game tournaments is an effort to boost recruitment after the Army fell short of its 76,500 recruitment goal by 6,500 people last year.

“Calling the Z generation on the phone doesn’t work anymore,” Gen. Muth told NPR. “We’re really giving the power back to our recruiters to go on Twitter, to go on Twitch, to go on Instagram, and use that as a venue to start a dialogue with the Z generation.”

NPR noted that a recent e-Sports tournament featured an Army recruiter as an announcer and went viral with more than 2 million views, adding that "Half [the views] were from people aged 17 to 24."

To further implement the strategy, the Army is now screening more than 4,000 applications from soldiers who want to play video games.

Army Recruiting Command will select 30 of the service's top gamers to be on the new Army e-Sports Team to compete in national gaming tournaments.

Generation Z soldiers are part of this subculture, according to Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Jones, a noncommissioned officer overseeing the Army e-sports Team.

https://archive.ph/Ig3vv

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-12/army-struggles-reach-generation-z-tries-recruiting-video-game-tournaments

Exposed! Trump’s Shocking 5G Secret, It’s Not What He Did, It’s What He Undid

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=018_nBo7DNU

https://www.bitchute.com/video/018_nBo7DNU/

You find information when you least expect it. It is necessary, at all times, to keep your mind open to the many fronts that evil will attack you from. When it comes to 5G it is an all-out war on good verse evil; this battle knows no party lines.

What I have come across in regards to our long term security as a people and a nation will beyond shock you. What our President has undone left me speechless, angered and outraged. I can only hope there was some hidden reason not exposed to us for removing what he did. I will be drafting a letter to him personally to ask for answers; this is how devious and deceptive what was done appears to be.

I hope you will watch this video to learn more!

God Speed and God Bless,

Justus

PS: About "we are going to allow this."

Speak for yourself, I'm not going to use ANYTHING that is associated with this 5G SHIT!

Famed Doctor DIES From Vaccine Within Minutes After Shot, Media Rushes To Cover-up!

Vaccine shot killed famed cancer doctor in mere minutes from “total organ failure” … state-run media desperately tries to cover it up!

Dr. Martin Gore, a widely celebrated cancer doctor credited with “saving thousands of lives” died from “total organ failure” just minutes after receiving a vaccine shot yesterday. Dr. Gore was a professor of cancer medicine at the Institute of Cancer Research based in London. He “died suddenly yesterday after a routine inoculation for yellow fever,” reports The Times (UK).

“His death highlights the increased risks associated with the vaccine for the growing number of older travellers visiting exotic destinations,” the paper explains.

It also underscores the horrific price of believing in Big Pharma, chemotherapy and vaccines. Throughout his career, Dr. Gore oversaw the harming of tens of thousands of children who were subjected to toxic chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Ultimately, he was killed by his own false belief in the safety of vaccines, another weaponized form of toxic medicine. Live by the sword, die by the sword.

So far, the U.S. media has completely blacked out the story in yet another effort to silence any truth about the deadly dangers of vaccines. There isn’t a single establishment news outlet in the United States that has accurately reported on this vaccine-induced sudden death of a cancer doctor. In truth, vaccines kill people, yet the CDC-directed U.S. media pretends no one ever dies from vaccines in order to deliberately mislead the public, resulting in more people being killed by vaccine injuries.

Even the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity where Dr. Gore also worked withheld the truth in their own Facebook announcement about his death, saying, “It is with deep sadness that The Royal Marsden announces the sudden death of Professor Martin Gore CBE who died this morning,” utterly failing to mention he died from a vaccine jab.

The BBC also tried to hide the truth about this vaccine-induced fatality by eliminating any word of "vaccine" from the headline of the story announcing his death. "Royal Marsden's leading cancer expert Martin Gore dies," states BBC News, deliberately misleading readers because the BBC is, of course, state-run fake news.

The BBC even goes on to misleadingly claim, "The cause of his death is not known." We wonder what Dr. Gore would think if he knew the BBC was using his death to promote more vaccines that will kill more people, all while burying the truth about the serious risks associated with vaccine shots.

Regardless of what your position on vaccinations is, any rational person cannot deny that the ingredients in vaccines are toxic. In fact, almost every single ingredient in any immunization is toxic to the human body. Besides the vitamins and minerals, nobody in their right mind would drink a concoction with any one or combination of most of the vaccine ingredients. Most vaccinations are directly injected into our bodies, allowing the ingredients to directly enter the bloodstream, which rationally, seems like an even more dangerous approach.

Vaccine ingredients (adjuvants and preservatives) and substances used in the manufacturing process, including vaccine-production media that are present only in trace quantities, include: sucrose, fructose, dextrose, potassium phosphate, FD&C Yellow #6, aluminum lake dye, fetal bovine serum, sodium bicarbonate, monosodium glutamate, aluminum hydroxide, benzethonium chloride, lactose, aluminum potassium sulfate, peptone, bovine extract, thimerosal, ammonium sulfate, formaldehyde, glutaraldehyde, bovine extract), calf serum, aluminum phosphate, aluminum hydroxphosphate sulfate, squalene and ethanol. Vaccinations also contain many inorganic minerals, vitamins, amino acids, salts, and sugars.

Much of the vaccine material will not leave the body without assistance, especially with a typical modern lifestyle and diet.

https://www.sott.net/article/404720-Vaccine-shot-killed-famed-cancer-doctor-in-minutes-from-total-organ-failure-state-run-media-desperately-tries-to-cover-it-up

Video: Arkansas Cop Casually Shoots a 9-pound Dog

Graphic video released Friday show's a sheriff's deputy in Faulkner County, Arkansas casually shooting a small dog after the owner refused to walk outside of his yard to talk to the deputy, in what the owner says was an act of retaliation.

According to local news outlet NEA Report, the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of an aggressive dog in the town of Conway. When deputy Keenan Wallace arrived outside of Conway resident Doug Canady's house, Canady refused to walk out to the sidewalk to talk to him.

"OK, I'm going to come to you, and if your dog gets aggressive, I'm going to shoot it," Wallace responds in cell phone video captured by Canady.

The dog in question was more chihuahua than pit bull, but nevertheless, Wallace strode onto the lawn, and when the small animal started yapping at him from several feet away, he shot it in the face.

https://reason.com/blog/2019/01/05/video-arkansas-cop-casually-shoots-a-9-p

https://www.gofundme.com/reeses-the-dog-being-shot-by-the-deputy

The Tech Education Con

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/01/stem-coding-bootcamp-education-scam-philanthropy

It is impossible to talk about tech education and philanthropy without talking about the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and its younger equivalent, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Created from the immense wealth of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, respectively, these organizations — aside from helping these billionaires keep their money isolated from public coffers and democratic control — have their eyes set on expanding tech education in some of the world’s most impoverished countries.

In the same way the American military uses the idea of “freedom” as a reason to invade other nations, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg initiatives use philanthropic means to exploit some of the poorest and most vulnerable regions in the world. For Gates and Zuckerberg, foreign tech education is a way to develop cheap labor for their corporate empires — and a way to garner praise while doing it.

Gates and Zuckerberg are both backers of Bridge International Academies (BIA), a for-profit education business that provides low-fee, private, and informal schools throughout Africa. Highly profitable, BIA streamlines their education system by collecting massive amounts of data on student performance and compares students across classes, regions, and countries, making standardized testing and score-based performance central to their education system. By backing companies like BIA, Silicon Valley investors yield sizable profits at the expense of some of the world’s most marginalized children while also delegitimizing public education in those countries.

While not exactly technical training, BIA’s tech-driven education builds the foundation for many students in Africa to enter the tech job market. It’s no coincidence that one of Microsoft’s largest international investments is in “transforming the [African] continent.” Named 4Afrika, this initiative is a large recruiter for local workers. Through the initiative, Microsoft has invested millions in “educating the next generation of African web developers” in order to galvanize the massive and largely untapped market in Africa.

Gates and Zuckerberg have a long track record when it comes to privatizing public education in the US as well. Zuckerberg donated $100 million to replace Newark public schools with charters. Gates was a primary backer of Pearson’s Common Core system, a now-widely adopted curriculum for K-12 that emphasizes standardized testing for its efficiency and low costs. Pearson and Microsoft signed a deal to put the Common Core courses on Microsoft devices, allowing Microsoft to compete against Google’s Chromebooks and Apple’s iPads for school district spending. Gates, who is still a major shareholder of Microsoft stock, is cashing in on this, too.

Summit Learning, Facebook’s attempt at education software has been adopted by over three hundred schools nationwide. Students have complained about the ineffectiveness of the application, and last November students in New York City walked out in protest of the teaching method. This should come as no surprise given that the tool was built largely by Facebook engineers, none of whom are trained in pedagogy.

And while the short-term financial gains can seem significant, the broader project of privatizing education isn’t just about making a quick buck for these companies. It’s also a long-term transformation that benefits capital in multiple way, from new (and often unregulated) business opportunities to make money to churning out the next generation of pliant workers, in tech and elsewhere.

The tech giants are obsessed with technical training initiatives for poor and marginalized students. Microsoft works with Girls Who Code, while Google backs the National Society of Black Engineers. Amazon launched a program, blatantly named Amazon Future Engineer, that encourages more black, Latino, and female students to code.

For the tech giants, it’s a clever move. They get showered with good PR for practicing diversity and inclusion (despite their own companies not actually being diverse) and save on hiring costs by paying women and black tech workers lower-than-average salaries — women and black software engineers both make 8 percent less money on average than their male and white counterparts, respectively.

People older than 65 share the most fake news, a new study finds

Older Americans are disproportionately more likely to share fake news on Facebook, according to a new analysis by researchers at New York and Princeton Universities. Older users shared more fake news than younger ones regardless of education, sex, race, income, or how many links they shared. In fact, age predicted their behavior better than any other characteristic — including party affiliation.

The role of fake news in influencing voter behavior has been debated continuously since Donald Trump’s surprising victory over Hillary Clinton in 2016. At least one study has found that pro-Trump fake news likely persuaded some people to vote for him over Clinton, influencing the election’s outcome. Another study found that relatively few people clicked on fake news links — but that their headlines likely traveled much further via the News Feed, making it difficult to quantify their true reach. The finding that older people are more likely to share fake news could help social media users and platforms design more effective interventions to stop them from being misled.

Today’s study, published in Science Advances, examined user behavior in the months before and after the 2016 US presidential election. In early 2016, the academics started working with research firm YouGov to assemble a panel of 3,500 people, which included both Facebook users and non-users. On November 16th, just after the election, they asked Facebook users on the panel to install an application that allowed them to share data including public profile fields, religious and political views, posts to their own timelines, and the pages that they followed. Users could opt in or out of sharing individual categories of data, and researchers did not have access to the News Feeds or data about their friends.

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/9/18174631/old-people-fake-news-facebook-share-nyu-princeton

Hermit crabs grow ‘extra-long penises to have sex without leaving comfort of shell’

Hermit crabs grow ‘extra-long penises to have sex without leaving comfort of shell’

cocks grow to 60% of their body length

Thursday 17 Jan 2019

Hermit crabs may have evolved to have extra-long penises so that they can have sex without fearing the loss of their home. According to a new study, crustaceans with valuable shell-homes are more likely to have larger genitals, some of which can grow to 60% of their body length. While even those with less precious ‘easily stolen property’ have larger penises than those carrying no property at all.

In a new paper published in the Royal Society Open Science, Mark Laidre of Dartmouth College studied the ‘rarely explored’ relationship between the homes of creatures and penis size evolution. According to the ‘private parts for private property’ hypothesis, hermit crabs are extremely vulnerable when having sex.

Reproduction requires both crabs to bring their shell openings face-to-face and they must come ‘at least partway’ out of their homes. The male then ejaculates into the female’s shell. Laidre goes on to predict that ‘enlarged penises evolved to prevent the theft of property during sex’, whereby the male can still participate while staying inside his shell.

‘Species carrying more valuable, more easily stolen property had significantly larger penis size than species carrying less valuable, less easily stolen property, which, in turn, had larger penis size than species carrying no property at all,’ he said. He continued on to add that hermit crabs with longer penises likely evolved the trait to ‘facilitate safe sex,’ allowing them to hang onto their home ‘by extending a long penis outside the shell to copulate.’

https://metro.co.uk/2019/01/17/hermit-crabs-grow-extra-long-penises-sex-without-leaving-comfort-shell-8353927/?ito=cbshare

Generation Z Looks a Lot Like Millennials on Key Social and Political Issues

Only about three-in-ten Gen Zers and Millennials (30% and 29%, respectively) approve of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president. This compares with 38% of Gen Xers, 43% of Boomers and 54% of Silents. Similarly, while majorities in Gen Z and the Millennial generation say government should do more to solve problems, rather than that government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals, Gen Xers and Boomers are more evenly divided on this issue. For their part, most Silents would like to see a less activist government.

When it comes to views on race, the two younger generations are more likely than older generations to say that blacks are treated less fairly than whites in the United States today. And they are much more likely than their elders to approve of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem as a sign of protest.

The younger generations are also more accepting of some of the ways in which American society is changing. Majorities among Gen Z and the Millennial generation say increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the U.S. is a good thing for society, while older generations are less convinced of this. And they’re more likely to have a positive view of interracial and same-sex marriage than their older counterparts.

As a recent Pew Research Center report highlighted, Gen Z is the most racially and ethnically diverse generation we have seen, but this isn’t all that’s driving the attitudes of this generation when it comes to issues surrounding race and diversity. There are significant, if more modest, generational differences on these issues even among non-Hispanic whites.

http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2019/01/17/generation-z-looks-a-lot-like-millennials-on-key-social-and-political-issues/

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Analysis - Israel and Iran Are on a Collision Course in Syria – and the U.S. and Russia Don't Care

>Sunday's escalation in Damascus shows what happens when the two global powers' inaction create a vacuum in the Middle East

>The escalation in the conflict between Israel and Iran in the skies over Syria in the past 24 hours has brought their secret war of the last two years well and truly into the open.

>On Sunday, Israel carried out a rare daylight series of airstrikes in the Damascus area, followed by an Iranian attempt to fire a mid-range missile toward northern Israel. Overnight Monday, at 1 A.M., Israel not only launched a second, much wider series of attacks against Iranian targets in Syria, but for the first time announced in real time that they were taking place.

>Israel and Iran are now engaged in direct and open conflict in Syria – which is perhaps not so surprising, considering how the events of the last eight years since Syria was plunged into civil war have led to this moment.

>What is remarkable is how this latest development is happening without either of the world powers – the United States and Russia – trying to exert any significant influence on the outcome.

>In recent years, geopolitical analysts have talked about the world and the Middle East transitioning from an international system where the United States was the only superpower to a more “multipolar” balance. What is happening in Syria now is a nonpolar situation. Neither side, Israel or Iran, seems to want to go all the way to all-out war, but without any restraining hand that could well happen.

>Russia pretends to have plans for Syria’s future, but doesn’t seem to be doing much to implement them. The United States, meanwhile, doesn’t even pretend. It is now well into its second White House administration that quite clearly does not consider Syria and the surrounding region important enough for any meaningful U.S. intervention.

>On December 19, President Donald Trump ordered a “full” and “rapid” withdrawal of the U.S.’ 2,000 troops from Syria, declaring the Islamic State defeated. Over a month later, it is still unclear how soon “rapid” will be and whether the withdrawal will indeed be “full.”

>Since ISIS has obviously not been beaten (though it has lost most of its strongholds and is now a more traditional insurgent movement, without fixed bases) and the United States still claims to be at the forefront of the regional struggle against Iran, there remains the distinct possibility that at least some of the U.S. troops – particularly those near Syria’s border with Iraq – may remain for the time being. But while these will have some tactical, and even strategic, importance, they hardly change the balance of power within Syria.

>Two recent ISIS attacks against U.S. forces in Manbij, and the incoherent relationship between the Trump administration and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have placed even more question marks on the administration’s Syria policy, if it even has one.

>Last year, Russia promised to keep Iranian forces at least 60 kilometers (nearly 40 miles) away from Israel’s border. It also said it would greatly upgrade Syria’s anti-aircraft capabilities and, through its various media patsies, darkly warned of reining in Israeli attacks.

>In reality, none of this has happened. Nothing Russia has said or done in recent months has had any real effect on the ground.

>Russian military police have occasionally been deployed to checkpoints on the Golan Heights, but they haven’t prevented Iran from establishing outposts overlooking Israeli positions. Neither has Russia done anything to remove the base south of Damascus where Iran is currently stationing thousands of its Fatemiyoun battalions (Shi’ite mercenaries from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq).

>Russia may have shipped new surface-to-air missile batteries to Syria, but it hasn’t resulted in a noticeable upgrade – certainly not enough to hinder Israeli airstrikes, which continue unabated despite Moscow’s obvious displeasure.

more…

https://news.google.com/search?q=Israel%20and%20Iran%20Are%20on%20a%20Collision%20Course%20in%20Syria&hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US%3Aen

Sexy Indonesian scientist eaten alive as croc climbs 8' wall to get at tidbit

A female scientist was eaten alive by a crocodile, at an Indonesian research facility on Friday. It is believed that the 17-foot long crocodile attacked the researcher, Deasy Tuwo, who was feeding it, by jumping up an 8-foot tall enclosure wall and dragging her in.

. Tuwo’s remains were discovered late in the afternoon by her colleagues, when they noticed a “strange shape” in the water, according to several media reports.

The Times, a British news website, reported that the crocodile, named Merry, had ripped off Tuwo’s left arm and mutilated her upper torso. Terrified, Tuwo’s colleagues reported the matter to the police, who strugggled to extricate the researcher’s remains from the violent crocodile, according to the The Daily Mail website. The crocodile has since been moved for tests to a wildlife rescue centre in Bitung, according to reports.

The primary consensus has pinned the blame on Merry, who has previously been known to attack other crocodiles and hot scientists

Alexandra Ferguson posted on Facebook: “I hope that beautiful creature will not be sliced open and killed for what is nature to them.”

She, went on,"Perhaps they could wait until the reptile digested it's meal and defecated, and the feces could be given a proper funeral service"

https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/scientist-eaten-alive-by-crocodile-social-media-says-it-might-be-scientistss-mistake-1.61449897

The investor known as the ‘Warren Buffett of Boston’ rattles Davos crowd with this warning

When the leader of one of the biggest economies in the world gathers his chiefs for an economic pep talk, the rest of the world best listen up.

At the top of the radar for investors returning to the action Tuesday, was a hush-hush meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Communist Party leaders, who were warned to watch out for unpredictable “black swan” events and “gray rhino” (obvious, yet ignored) occurrences that could hurt the economy and shake up social stability.

Xi met those leaders on the heels of the 2018 growth numbers, the worst since 1990, inspiring POTUS to tweet that China should “do a Real Deal and stop playing around.” He means, of course, a trade deal, which looks no closer than an agreement to end the longest partial government shutdown in history. (Read on in the buzz).

And there’s plenty of gloomy talk coming from the World Economic Forum in the tony Alps town of Davos, where Bridgewater Associates’ Ray Dalio said the thought of the next economic downturn is what’s keeping him up at night, given there will be limited monetary tools to fight it off.

more here:

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-oracle-of-boston-rattles-davos-crowd-with-this-warning-for-investors-2019-01-22

Girl who survived fatal snow fort collapse is released

A girl who survived the collapse of a snow fort in suburban Chicago while another girl died has been released from a hospital.

Relatives say the 9-year-old is recovering but has been crying over the death of 12-year-old Esther Jung outside Rothem Church in Arlington Heights. The girls were playing in a snow fort Sunday when it collapsed.

Esther is the daughter of the church pastor. Police are calling her death a tragic accident. Some placed flowers at the snow pile in memory of the girl.

Sophia Shin told relatives that she called for help but apparently wasn't heard. The temperature at the time was about 14 degrees. Sophia was treated for hypothermia.

https://www.wndu.com/content/news/Girl-who-survived-fatal-snow-fort-collapse-is-released-504710451.html

Prisoner found killing rats in 'dirty and vermin-infested' Bedford prison, report finds

>Inspectors find inmates smoking drugs as officers' control 'tenuous'

An inmate was found killing rats in his own cell at a “dirty and vermin-infested prison” during an inspection visit, it has emerged.

HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) found vermin, rats, pigeons and cockroaches “everywhere” at HMP Bedford, which has been in special measures since last May.

“One segregated prisoner caught and killed a number of rats in his cell during the inspection,” a report read.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/bedford-prison-hmp-rats-inspection-urgent-notification-suicides-violence-drugs-a8739421.html