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Below are summaries of the most popular stories by our Spanish language service, Mongabay Latam, from the week of June 11 17. Among the top articles: Port projects in northern Colombia threaten the mangrove habitats of American crocodiles. In other news, the Waorani people of Ecuador use camera traps to record an astonishing diversity of species in their territory. New maritime cargo ports threaten Cispat Bay in Colombia Five hydrocarbon ports operate in the Gulf of Morrosquillo in northern Colombia. Two more are planned one for cargo; the other for bulk and coal in Cispat Bay, one of the countrys best conserved mangrove ecosystems. Around the bay, more than 8600 hectares of twisted mangroves offer refuge to fish, mollusks, shrimp and a crocodile at risk of extinction: Crocodylus acutus, the American crocodile, known locally as the needle crocodile. American crocodiles in Cispat Bay. Image courtesy of Asocaiman. Ecuador: Waoranis of Pastaza record the incredible animals that live in their forests Waorani people who live near oil block 22 in the Ecuadoran Amazon installed camera traps to record the incredible biodiversity of their forests. They hope to show the government why it is worth conserving their territory from the advance of petrochemical activity. Camera traps installed in 180,000 hectares show very special wildlife. Jaguars, oncillas, and bush dogs are some of the species they have been able to register in their natural habitat. Image by Daniela Aguilar for Mongabay. Guatemala: Qeqchi indigenous leader loses her nephew and now
Die ACLU rckt anscheinend von ihrer Fundamental-Verteidigung von Free Speech ab. Das ist eine Zeitenwende. Die ACLU ist eine der wenigen Organisationen, die bisher beinhart an ihren Prinzipien festgehalten haben, siehe z.B. als sie sich 1934 entschieden haben, Nazis zu verteidigen. Das hat sich damals schon angedeutet, dass die ACLU am Einknicken ist, aber im Vergleich zu der "Argumentation" jetzt in diesem Memo war das ja vergleichsweise immernoch beinharte Prinzipientreue. Ich zitiere mal von der Ex-ACLU-Aufsichtsrtin Wendy Kaminer, die dieses Memo auch geleakt hat:
Their vague references to the "serious harm" to "marginalized" people occasioned by speech can easily include the presumed psychological effects of racist or otherwise hateful speech, which is constitutionally protected but contrary to ACLU values. Faced with perceived conflicts between freedom of speech and "progress toward equality," the ACLU is likely to choose equality.Wenn die ACLU Free Speech nicht mehr verteidigt, ist das glaube ich bald vorbei damit in den USA. Ich habe die immer sehr respektiert fr ihre knallharte Prinzipientreue. Mir fllt keine andere Organisation ein, die so berechenbar und verlsslich war wie die ACLU an der Stelle.
Wenn man relativiert, in welchen Fllen Grundrechte verteidigt werden, sind es halt keine Grundrechte mehr. Sondern eher so temporre Leihgaben des Knigs, der es sich jederzeit anders berlegen kann.
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BORIS JOHNSON was embroiled in a diplomatic row with Brussels last night after he was accused of using a four letter word to dismiss an ambassadors question about the post-brexit needs of British business.
The Daily Telegraph
23 Jun 2018
By James Crisp in Brussels, Peter Foster and Gordon Rayner
Talking of the PMS move for a softer Brexit, he was heard to say: We will fight it and win
BORIS JOHNSON was embroiled in a diplomatic row with Brussels last night after he was accused of using a four letter word to dismiss an ambassadors question about the post-brexit needs of British business.
EU diplomats have claimed that during a Foreign Office reception to celebrate the Queens birthday last week, the Foreign Secretary was asked about the fears of some business leaders over Brexit and replied: F business.
He was also overheard talking about Theresa Mays move towards a softer Brexit and saying: We will fight it and we will win. Mr Johnson was in conversation with Rudolf Huygelen, Belgiums ambassador to the EU, at the event in Lancaster House, London, when he was overheard by two diplomatic sources making the comments.
Mr Johnson admitted Britain was more divided now than it had been since the Civil War, after a speech in which he rhapsodised over the wonderful project called Brexit, it is claimed. Sources close to Mr Johnson disputed whether he used the bad language alleged, while insisting that he had been attacking business lobbyists such as the Confederation of British Industry), which wanted a policy that suited its vested interests rather than working people.
News of the alleged outburst was greeted with disbelief in Brussels. One EU-27 diplomat told The Telegraph: It is shocking for him to declare he would take the battle directly to Theresa May and speaking so openly about it. He wasnt hiding his intentions at all. I was shocked by how crude and crass he was.
An EU diplomat from another country said, The Conservatives are meant to be the party of business, but now it looks like the European Commission is the best friend of British business.
Last night a source close to Mr Johnson said: No one has done more to back hard-working British businesses than Boris.
Writing in the Sun yesterday, Mr Johnson warned Mrs May not to allow some sort of bog roll Brexit that was yielding and seemingly infinitely long. He added that regardless of how people voted in the referendum, they just want us to get on and do it, adding: They want th...
In the words of the New Zealand mainstream media, a killing machine is going to be utilized to wipe out all of the predator mammals of the country.
This includes feral cats, rabbits, dingoes, dogs, foxes, rodents, macropods, ferrets, and many other poor animals who deserve a chance to live.
These are photos of the animals who will be poisoned and subject to painful deaths.
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From an Article by Walter Einenkel, Daily KOS Staff, June 21, 2018
A new study published in Nature says that the amount of leaked methane is short-changed in the EPAs own reporting of emissions. According to the studys authors, the amount of information left out by the EPA is considerable.
Methane emissions from the U.S. oil and natural gas supply chain were estimated using ground-based, facility-scale measurements and validated with aircraft observations in areas accounting for ~30% of U.S. gas production. When scaled up nationally, our facility-based estimate of 2015 supply chain emissions is 13 2 Tg/y, equivalent to 2.3% of gross U.S. gas production.
This value is ~60% higher than the U.S. EPA inventory estimate, likely because existing inventory methods miss emissions released during abnormal operating conditions.
Methane emissions of this magnitude, per unit of natural gas consumed, produce radiative forcing over a 20-year time horizon comparable to the CO2 from natural gas combustion. Significant emission reductions are feasible through rapid detection of the root causes of high emissions and deployment of less failure-prone systems.
The issue comes from the less-than-ideal infrastructure used in many cases to contain methane, and the less-than-ideal protocols in repairing a leaking gas and oil infrastructure. As Inside Climate News explains, the amount of leaked methane missed by the EPA is just as bad for the climate in the short term as the carbon dioxide that results from burning natural gas for fuel.
That is bad. It is unlikely that the EPA under this administration will use what resources it has left to fix this situation. Instead they will probably attack the study itself, the paradox being that what the study has uncovered is exactly what the EPA is supposed to make sure happens: safer, cleaner facilities.
In addition, very large emissions from leaking isolation valves at transmission and storage facilities were quantified using downwind measurement but c...
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One of Canada's largest utilities is planning to make blockchain companies bid for access to electricity.
Hydro Quebec says it will set aside a 500MW block of power that will be reserved for companies that are "using cryptography as applied to blockchain technology." Access to that block will be subject to a bidding process and companies that want to operate their servers and miners will be required to make bids in order to get power.
The starting rate for the bids will be an increase of 1 cent per kilowatt hour above the current price.
The move is an effort by Hydro Quebec to get a handle on an explosion of blockchain related activity (read: cryptocoin mining) that has caused a power crunch in Quebec. The company said earlier this month that it needed to take emergency measures to limit consumption and that "demand exceeds Hydro-Qubecs short and medium-term capacity."
The process will not just be based on how much money companies are willing to spend. Hydro Quebec says it will also consider job implications in the bids, and companies that plan to hire people in Quebec and deliver higher paying jobs (calculated in payroll per MW) will get higher consideration.
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Syrian residents of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights will boycott the first municipal elections by Israel in the area. Thousands of Syrian residents of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights are expected to boycott the first municipal elections imposed by Israel on the area, rejecting what they call the 'Israelization' of the territory. Following a decision handed down by Israel's supreme court last year to hold, for the first time ever, municipal elections in October 2018 for the occupied Golan's 26,000 Syrian residents, local religious leaders and village elders are calling for a full rejection of the elections, calling it a "red line." "With regards to the Golan Heights families, we are Syrian Arabs living under Israeli occupation and there is no possible way for us to accept these elections imposed on us," Abu Wadih, an elder from Majdal Shams, told Al Jazeera.
One of the advantages of having several different hobbies is that I get the chance to look at things through different lenses. Aside from blogging I am also into reading, hiking, poetry, dance fitness, and amateur dramatics, and the last one can often feel quite therapeutic but then, pretending to be someone youre not for two hours a night can hardly fail to be. Currently Im involved in a production of the musical Fame, set in a performing-arts school in New York in the early 1980s. The show has a number of storylines, but the stand-out one concerns the ambitious and celebrity-obsessed performer Carmen Diaz. As one of the 97 kids out of 4,000 who got into the school, she is not short of self-belief, but chafes against the institutions teaching, desperate to break out into Broadway and beyond. As Carmen continues to dream of seeing her name in lights, her patience with her teachers ultimately snaps, and she drops out of school to move to Los Angeles after receiving an offer from an agent, ignoring the warning from her drama tutor that shes making the biggest mistake of her life. Needless to say, things dont go quite according to plan for her
Two years into the ongoing (so far) music-free drama that is the Brexit process, its a fair verdict that things arent going quite according to the original plan. Thats assuming, of course, that there was an original plan to start with, and that it wasnt actually an elaborate ruse by the likes of billionaires like Arron Banks and Jacob Rees-Mogg, and media moguls like Rothermere and the Barclays to avoid having their tax loopholes being closed by Brussels To give them their due, the Brexiteers never proclaimed in so many words that we were all going to Live Forever and Learn How To Fly, but they might just as well have done. DExEU Secretary David Davis is a man who appears to see his job as daily to give evidence of how out of his depth he is; there are reports that he actually enjoys listening to Duncan Wisbeys merciless lampooning of him as the bungling Brexit Bulldog in BBC Radio 4s Dead Ringers, which suggests he may not quite be getting the joke. At one point he seemed to have forgotten that most of Ireland was no longer within British jurisdiction. Trade Whatever-Bloke Liam Fox (he of the Brexit the easiest deal in history claim) apparently reckons the best way of preparing the UK for its departure from the EU is to lecture experienced businessmen on how he thinks they do their job. As for that fabled popular tribune (sic), the mysteriously.........
Several people were killed and injured in an explosion at a rally attended by thousands in Addis Ababa on Saturday, Ethiopias new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said.
The rally was being held in Ethiopias capital in support of the 41-year-old ex-soldier who has outlined a series of radical reforms since taking office in April.
A few Ethiopians were injured. There are a few people who lost their lives, Abiy said in a televised addressed after the explosion, which occurred minutes after he finished his speech at the capitals Meskel Square.
Abiy described the incident as an unsuccessful attempt by forces who do not want to see Ethiopia united.
It was a grenade. Someone tried to hurl it to the stage where the prime minister was in, Seyoum Teshome, a member of the organizing committee, said. I saw some five people injured following the blast, Seyoum told Reuters.
Abiy stunned Ethiopians this month by saying he was prepared to fully implement a peace deal with Eritrea signed in 2000 and meant to end a two-year war between the country and its neighbor that devolved into a stalemate resulting in huge military build up by both countries.
It is one of many policy shifts announced since Abiy took office, moves that could reshape Ethiopias relations with its neighbors and have equally dramatic impacts inside the country of 100 million people.
Reporting by Aaron Maasho; Writing by Omar Mohammed; Editing by Alexander Smith
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Latest on rally for Ethiopias reformist new prime minister (all times lo...
This video from the USA says about itself:
Immigrant Parents Search for Children Snatched by Government at the Border, But Reunification Is Rare
22 June 2018
More [than] 2,300 children have been separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border after their parents were charged with illegal entry under the Trump administrations ongoing zero tolerance policy. As concerns grow about poor coordination between Customs and Border Patrol, which takes the children, and the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which puts them into detention and foster care, The Intercept has a new report on one of the first reunifications.
We speak with journalist Debbie Nathan about a Guatemalan woman whose 5-year-old son was taken from her last month by immigration authorities in Texas after she sought asylum, and has been reunited with him after 38 days in detention. We also speak with Clara Long, a senior researcher at Human Rights Watch. It was a lot of work that took place outside of the government system, Nathan says. It was really a wonderful thing, but it was exceptional.
The American gulag. US Navy planning to build military camps to jail 120,000 immigrants. By Alec Andersen, 23 June 2018. The government is preparing massive military detention camps where immigrantsand ultimately opponents of the governmentwill be kept in austere conditions.
US court documents reveal: Immigrant children tied down,...
Trump Regime Endangers World Community by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org Home Stephen Lendman) Americas rage for global dominance is longstanding, aggressive wars and color revolutions its favored strategies. Hawkish neocon extremists surrounding Trump pose a greater threat to world peace and stability than their earlier counterparts, Iran a prime target for regime change, global 
Sane People Absolutely Know Better! by Gary Christenson Deviant Investor Most sane individuals believe these basic truths. We cannot borrow our way out of debt. We cannot spend our way into prosperity. We cannot tax ourselves into wealth. We...
For the second time in two days, President Trump told Republican House lawmakers on Friday that voting on an immigration bill was a waste of time but the GOP leadership scheduled a vote for next week anyway.
Republicans should stop wasting their time on Immigration until after we elect more Senators and Congressmen/women in November. Dems are just playing games, have no intention of doing anything to solves this decades old problem. We can pass great legislation after the Red Wave, he tweeted, predicting Republican victories in the midterms.
On Thursday, he tweeted that the House bill was doomed because you need 9 votes by Democrats in the Senate, and the Dems are only looking to Obstruct (which they feel is good for them in the Mid-Terms). Republicans must get rid of the stupid Filibuster Rule-it is killing you!
But two leading House Republicans promised to keep pushing a compromise immigration bill despite the defeat of a more conservative bill Thursday, when 41 Republicans joined all Democrats in voting it down.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) said it was important his chamber addressed the issue. And House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (Va.) said he would absolutely keep pushing the bill.
Joining Some Dots on the Skripal Case: Part 6 Tying up the Loose Ends Over the last five pieces (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) I have, slowly but surely, advanced a theory of what happened in the Skripal case. I must confess to having done so with a fair 
First British comedy duo, Cannon and Ball in a 1982 cop/ crime film
then Fred MacMurray and Claire Trevor in 1950s Borderline about Mexican drug smuggling
and finally the great Lee Remick in 1961 film Sanctuary directed by Tony Richardson based on a story by William Faulkner
Until the turn of the decade, obtaining online pirate content was almost exclusively achieved by individuals with desktop and laptop computers. With the rise of streaming, set-top devices are now the major entry point.
With Kodi-enabled Android devices grabbing much of the attention (and criticism), other platforms have also been feeling the heat.
Despite offering plenty of legitimate content such as HBO Go, Hulu, and Netflix and playing no active role in the provision of unlicensed media, Roku is one of those enduring a bumpy ride.
Last year following a complaint from Cablevision, the Superior Court of Justice of the City of Mexico handed down a ban, prohibiting stores like Amazon from importing and selling Roku devices due to third parties offering unlicensed content via the platform.
It didnt take long for Roku to react. Last August the company began displaying warnings to users who added channels to their device that werent obtained via the official Roku store. Then just a month later, it was revealed that Roku was assembling its own anti-piracy team.
In the background the legal wheels turned, with Roku trying everything in its power to have the Mexico ban overturned. As of today the ban remains with no clear end in sight but that doesnt mean that Roku has been standing still.
It appears that on May 23, a group of Mexican journalists was welcomed to Rokus Silicon Valley headquarters. Just days later, Roku CEO Anthony Wood and Marketing Director Matthew Anderson visited Mexico City. While these events were no doubt designed to build bridges, Mexicos Telecommunications Law Institute (IDET) painted the efforts in a rather different light.
According to El Economista, IDET said the moves were designed to exert pressure on the judiciary and to sway public opinion in favor of Roku.
[Rokus] intention is to influence the judges who are reviewing this case, which formally has not begun, said IDET member Gonzalo Rojn.
We feel they are doing that because they want to influence the judges, but the truth is that intellectual property rights are still not respected and the truth is that this is a very strong problem for Mexi...
Ahead of the EU summit at the end of June, where the latest disagreements within the bloc over migration policy are expected to be on the agenda, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has lambasted Paris for "lecturing" Rome and resisted Germany's plans to turn away refugees which have been registered in other countries. The leader of the Italy's Euro-sceptic League party, Matteo Salvini, who was appointed the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister at the beginning of June, has warned that the future of the European Union is at stake in an interview with the German weekly news magazine Spiegel. According to the top Italian official, the upcoming talks on the joint budget and the results of the European elections, scheduled for 2019, will show if the whole creation "has become meaningless." "Within a year, it will be decided whether a United Europe will still exist or not," Salvini told the German media outlet.
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Orthodox Judaism Is a Religion of Lying and Deceit The Saker Interviews Michael Hoffman An excellent and very important interview. Note from RI Editor Charles Bausman. While researching my February 2018 article, Its Time to Drop the Jew Taboo, I also came across the works of Michael Hoffman, and read one of his books, Judaisms 
Dog Poet Transmitting.......It's been the general feeling around
here. Around here meaning where I happen to be... in any case; the
general feeling has been that Magic, in its truest and most sincere
fashion, is always in action but we fail to see it; meaning those
who can't see it, fail to see it because the spider web dream has
taken over the bandwidth of the senses. This happens following the
onset of puberty when the world is transformed from a unified
awareness, to a dual interactive that then manifests a 'me and
them'; 'I and it', 'now and then' as well as 'before and after'.
This last occurs when 'now' no longer takes place. There are many
permutations of the aforementioned, indicating a mirror that
reflects what is before it, giving the impression that you can be
in two places at once, while at the same time being nowhere at
So, I was thinking about Road Runners and wondering if you could make a pet out of one. That seemed like it might be difficult, given the observable personality of them; as far as I have seen. They remind me of velociraptors. I heard a faint voice in my head that seemed to be saying, So... you like them, do you? Reflexively, I responded in the affirmative. Yesterday 4 of them showed up in the backyard where none had ever been there before and they had to come through a fence. I did not see this. My friend told me about it.
Let's expand on that a bit. Two mornings ago, the day after I was thinking about The Road Raptors, one of them came up to the glass patio door and was looking into the house (for me?). I was told this by a friend but this is just the source of that info speaking. I wasn't there. It was a day after when the four of them showed up and were doing mating dances. Perhaps this was meant to get my attention? Then, yesterday, one came into the yard. This time I was there and it jumped up on a rock and started preening and such. What will today bring? It's early times yet. I've probably got the time sequencing wrong but the story is as it was.
A couple of days ago, I noticed a rabbit. It is a tiny rabbit and I pointed it out to my friend. For some reason, unknown to me, I started looking out at the Spool (there is a Spool in the backyard) frequently. I had no particular reason for this. Today, I looked out and I saw a creature swimming. It was swimming in a situation that it couldn't get out of. Last month we had to pull a dead rabbit out of there.
I yelled to my friend and ran out and got the pool skimmer and lifted the creature out. My friend was saying it was a frog. I said, No, it's a rabbit. It was the same rabbit I mentioned. It had stopped paddling just moments before I lifted it out; giving up I believe. It lay motionless for a few seconds and then it hopped off into a bush.
Some very odd events have been going on since I...
It makes no difference how honorable he is. His investigation is tainted by the bias that attended its origin in 2016.
June 22, 2018 6:38 p.m. ET
Special counsel Robert Muellers investigation may face a serious legal obstacle: It is tainted by antecedent political bias. The June 14 report from Michael Horowitz, the Justice Departments inspector general, unearthed a pattern of anti-Trump bias by high-ranking officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Some of their communications, the report says, were not only indicative of a biased state of mind but imply a willingness to take action to impact a presidential candidates electoral prospects. Although Mr. Horowitz could not definitively ascertain whether this bias directly affected specific FBI actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation, it nonetheless affects the legality of the Trump-Russia collusion inquiry, code-named Crossfire Hurricane.
Crossfire was launched only months before the 2016 election. Its FBI progenitorsthe same ones who had investigated Mrs. Clintondeployed at least one informant to probe Trump campaign advisers, obtained Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court wiretap warrants, issued national security letters to gather records, and unmasked the identities of campaign officials who were surveilled. They also repeatedly leaked investigative information.
Mr. Horowitz is separately scrutinizing Crossfire and isnt expected to finish for months. But the current report reveals that FBI officials displayed not merely an appearance of bia...
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A bug in the Edge browser addressed by latest Microsoft Patch Tuesday for June 2018 could be exploited by attackers via malicious or compromised websites to read restricted data.
The flaw was reported by Google developer Jake Archibald, it was tracked as CVE-2018-8235 and ties the way the browser handles requests of different origins.
A security feature bypass vulnerability exists when Microsoft Edge improperly handles requests of different origins. reads the security advisory published by Microsoft.
The vulnerability allows Microsoft Edge to bypass Same-Origin Policy (SOP) restrictions, and to allow requests that should otherwise be ignored. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could force the browser to send data that would otherwise be restricted.
An attacker could exploit the vulnerability to force the browser to leak restricted data. The attack scenarios could involve maliciously crafted websites, compromised domains, or websites that accept or host content provided by the user or advertisements.
The flaw was dubbed Wavethrough because the issue occurs when a site leverages service for the loading of multimedia content, and the < audio > web API, which leverages range requests.
Browsers use this for resuming downloads, but its also used by media elements if the user seeks the media, so it can go straight to that point without downloading everything before it, or to pick up metadata if its one of those annoying media formats that has important metadata at the end of the file. wrote Archibald.
Unfortunately, via a service worker, that Range header was going missing (dun-dun-dunnnnnnnnn!). This is because media elements make what we call no-cors requests. Lets push that onto the stack too
The problem is caused by the fact that the Range header was missing via a service worker because media elements make no-cors requests.
If you fetch() something from another origin, that origin has to give you permission to view the response. By default the request is made without cookies, and if you want cookies to be involved, the origin has....
Conservative Republican members of Congress are sharply criticizing their Democratic colleagues on immigration, accusing them of wanting to go back to so-called catch and release policies for illegal immigrants.
Only 19 percent of the American people support the Democrat position, said Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, citing a new Economist/YouGov poll. Catch and release is the controversial practice where illegal immigrants are released from custody and told to show up to a court hearing at a designated later date. But Republicans contend that the vast majority do not appear for their hearings, which usually occur three to five years later.
Labrador referenced the Economist/YouGov poll, conducted June 17-19 of 1,500 U.S. adults, at the monthly Conversations with Conservatives event on Capitol Hill.
The poll also found that a majority of Americans supported keeping illegal immigrant families together, with 44 percent saying that those families should be detained together until a court hearing determined whether they would be allowed to stay in the United States, a practice that was put in place Wednesday by President Donald Trump via executive order.
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The poll also found that only 12 percent of Americans supported detaining parents and keeping their children in separate shelters, while 8 percent supported holding children in juvenile detention centers.
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More than 100 bodies of Islamic State members, including leaders, were found in Nineveh, a security source from the province was quoted saying on Tuesday. "Security troops found, today, 167 bodies of Islamic State members, including foreign and Arab leaders, who were killed by their leaders during the liberation battles of Mosul city," Cap. Amir Wathiq, of Nineveh police, told BasNews. The bodies, according to Wathiq, "was found in al-Gazira region in Hatra, southwest of Mosul."
Published on Jun 22, 2018
US Federal Reserve is now included cryptocurrencies in the FRED database, this is their move to control the crypto market so it never competes with their currency. Manufacturing declines. Trump is now pushing tariffs on Europe and China, pushing the economy to the edge. Central banks are now pushing their agenda, they are now unwinding and raising rates at the same time into an economy that is fake. BoA doesn't understand why people are running into tech stocks, last time this happened was the dot com bubble. IMF is now revising Europe's global growth and they are blaming it on Italy and the BREXIT. Both sides are now battling it out.
Published on Jun 22, 2018
This 2013 video from the USA says about itself:
Southern California Bird Identification Guide
This is a quick and easy video guide for the most common birds you can find in the chaparral ecosystems of Southern California. Can you identify all of the birds here? Write down your species IDs in the comments!
From Point Blue Conservation Science in the USA:
New research on avian response to wildfires
The varied ways birds respond to fires of mixed severity
June 22, 2018
Summary: New research explores the effects fire has on ecosystems and the wildlife species that inhabit them. Scientists examined the impacts of fires of different severity levels on birds and how that changes as the time since fire increases. Scientists looked across 10 fires after they burned through forests in the Sierra Nevada. A key finding was that wildfire had strong, but varied, effects on the density of many of the bird species that were studied.
As we enter another wildfire season in California, attention will turn to the inevitable fires and efforts to extinguish them. After these fires burn, land managers are tasked with deciding how, where, and when to act to manage these new conditions. It is vital that land managers use the latest science to understand the effects that fire has on the ecosystem and the wildlife species that inhabit them. New research [by] Point Blue Conservation Science explores these effects, looking at impacts of the severity of fire on birds and how that changes as the time since fire increases. Scientists looked across 10 fires up to 15 years after they burned through forests in the northern Sierra Nevada. Key among the findings is the observation that wildfire had a strong effect on the density of many of the bird species that were studied.
However, the severity of the fires affected different bird species differently. Of the 44 species studied, 18 reached their maximum densities after high-severity fire, 10 in moderate-severity, and 16 in areas affected by low-severity fire.
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Seeing various cartoons and articles about William Hague suggesting cannabis decriminalisation, reminded me of this
Were sure all radio amateurs must have encountered the problem faced by [Alexandre Grimberg PY1AHD] frequently enough that they nod their heads sagely. There you are, relaxing in the sun on the lounger next to the crystal-blue pool, and you fancy working a bit of DX. But the sheer horror of it all, a tower, rotator, and HF Yagi would ruin the aesthetic, so what can be done?
[Alexandre]s solution is simple and elegant: conceal a circular magnetic loop antenna beneath the rim of a circular plastic poolside table. Construction is the usual copper pipe with a co-axial coupling loop and a large air-gapped variable capacitor, and tuning comes via a long plastic rod that emerges as a discreet knob on the opposite side of the table. It has a 10 MHz to 30 MHz bandwidth, and should provide a decent antenna for such a small space. We cant help some concern about how easy to access that capacitor is, on these antennas there is induced a surprisingly large RF voltage across its vanes, and anyone unwary enough to sit at the table to enjoy a poolside drink might suffer a nasty RF burn to the knee. Perhaps wed go for a remotely tuned model instead, for this reason.
[Alexandre] has many unusual loop projects under his belt, as well as producing commercial loops. Most interesting to us on his YouTube feed is this one with a capacitor formed from co-axial soft drink cans.
Thanks [Geekabit] for the tip.
Since October 2017, the FSB have been running a terrorism investigation into Russian anarchists and anti-fascists. But as Alexey Poltavets' experience shows, this case has a violent backstory.
Since October 2017, nine people have arrested as part of The Network case, which has seen Russian anti-fascists and anarchists in St Petersburg and Penza detained on terrorism charges. According to Federal Security Service (FSB) investigators, all the arrested men were members of an organisation that planned to provoke the popular masses for further destabilisation of the political climate in the country during the Russian presidential elections and FIFA World Cup. Cells of the organisation were allegedly operating in Moscow, St Petersburg, Penza and Belarus.
But as has become clear, this case has a history that goes back to spring 2017. Sofiko Aridzhanova, a Moscow-based journalist and anarchist, recently revealed that FSB officers informally interrogated her in February last year. And on 23 May 2018, Viktoria Frolova, a friend of the suspects in Penza, was detained at the Russian-Ukrainian border. Frolova was forced to give a testimony against her acquaintances from Penza. Prior to that, Frolovas boyfriend Alexey Poltavets told OVD-Info how he was arrested, beaten up and tortured by FSB officers in Penza. According to Poltavets, he is referred to as Boris in the FSBs case files for the Network case.
Here, he tells how he was detained and tortured in March 2017.
My name is Alexey Poltavets, I was born in Omsk. In terms of my beliefs, I am an anarchist, anti-fascist and vegetarian; I am against the current government of the Russian Federation.
In Omsk, I took part in animal rights events film screenings and rallies. In 2014, I was an active supporter of the Maidan protesters in Kyiv, I was speaking out against the annexa...
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How long, O simple ones, will you love being simple-minded?
And how long will scoffers delight in their scoffing
and fools hate knowledge?
Turn back at my reproof
behold, I will pour out my spirit to you;
I will make my words known to you.
(Dont get Stuck on Stupid)
Do not be focused on yourself
No chain is stronger than its weakest link.
Likewise, if you fail in the
day-by-day program, in all probability it will be your weakest point.
Great faith and constant contact with Gods power can help you
discover, guard, and undergird your weakest point with a strength not
your own. Intelligent faith in Gods power can be counted on to help
you master your emotions, help you to think kindly of others, and help
you with any task that you undertake, no matter how difficult. Am I
master of my emotions?
Meditation For The Day
You need to be constantly recharged by the power of the spirit
God. Continue with God in quiet times until the life from God, the
Divine life, by that very contact, flows into your being and revises your
fainting spirit. When weary, take time out and rest. Rest and gain
power and strength from God, and then you will be ready to meet
whatever opportunities come your way. Rest until every care and
worry and fear have gone and then the tide of peace and serenity, love
and joy, will flow into your consciousness.
Prayer For The Day
I pray that I may rest and become recharged. I pray that I may
and wait for the renewing of my strength.
From the book Twenty Four Hours a Day
Jesus told his disciples a parable about the necessity for them to pray always without becoming weary.
How often we get weary of praying when God does not answer our prayers the way we want Him to answer them! How slow we are to recognize that God knows better than we what is truly good for us...
Andrew Sullivan says that the Democrats should give [Trump] his fucking wall on the border with Mexico. He spills a lot of words to make his case but it all comes down to a few basic ideas. One is straight up fear that Trump will use inaction on the border to his advantage and batter the Democrats into a successful bid for reelection. Another is that only by giving Trump a win on his signature issue can the Democrats defuse the issue. Another is that Trump is owed the wall because he ran on building it and he won, just as Obama ran on expanding access to health care and won. Another is that giving him the wall will allow the Democrats to horsetrade for funding and policies that will actually deal with the humanitarian crisis at the border.
All of these ideas are dubious at best, but the worst one of all is this:
The point is that after this crisis, we have to return this debate to the calm and nitty-gritty area of legislative hearings and compromises, rather than the cable news and social media rhetorical screech of the recent past.
Mr. Sullivan needs to look at the Trump administration with fresh eyes. They are not bashing immigrants because its a legitimate issue. They are leading a white nationalist movement, and the objective facts on the border are wholly irrelevant to them. They will attack the Democrats and accuse them of wanting open borders, of wanting non-citizens to vote, of non-existent in-person voter fraud, of coddling Mexican and Central American gangs because they dont care about crime, or disrespecting Christianity, of only caring about non-whites, of taking white peoples money and wasting it on the urban poor. They will do these things whether or not the Democrats give Trump his fucking wall. There will be no return to calm. There will be no science and evidence-based legislative hearings. The rhetorical screech from cable news and social media and hate radio will not abate.
What Sullivan also fails to adequately explain is how the wall would help the humanitarian crisis. Thankfully, he doesnt argue that it would be an effective way of stemming border crossings or that it could be completed at all, let alone at a reasonable cost. Instead, he simply argues that the Democrats could get a DACA fix and massive new funding for detention facilities, humane family-friendly housing, and, above all, much more money for the immigration legal system, now completely overwhelmed by asylum cases. Im tempted to mock the family-friendly housing wed get through massive spending on detention facilities, but Id rather focus on the idea that the Democrats should willingly participate in the creation of a huge expansi...
Dan McLaughlin of the National Review is mostly grasping at straws when he argues that congressional Republicans are doing more to moderate President Trumps behavior than is generally understood.
One of the things that is sometimes said as an argument for electing Democrats to office is that Republicans have done nothing to check or restrain President Trump. If you know how Washington works and youve watched events there closely, though, this isnt really true. Just because something doesnt happen in a public, theatrical way does not mean it never happened.
I mean, obviously, Trump gets feedback from the leadership in Congress and there are certain members who have a degree of influence with him. And its true that most Republican politicians can probably kiss their influence goodbye, no matter limited it may be to begin with, if theyre too loud in public in their criticisms.
The problem for this argument is that no one is suggesting that Republicans never talk Trump out of a bad idea. When people say that the GOP has done nothing to check or restrain him, theyre generally talking about a long list of things that come under the umbrella of government oversight. A very partial list includes going along with his phony voter fraud claims (and short-lived investigative committee), his problems with security clearances and proper vetting, his violations of the Emoluments Clause to the Constitution and other examples of self-dealing, and numerous scandals involving cabinet secretaries travel and spending.
Beyond that, the Russia question has not been aggressively or thoroughly explored, which has consequences for actual policy. Congress has not reined in Trumps bizarre behavior on trade and tariffs, which generally runs counter to conservative ideology. They were not on top of Trumps immigration policies, leading to what National Review editor in chief Rich Lowry says is a rout and a debacle that may now harm [the administrations] cause in the larger war over immigration policy and enforcement.
These are just the areas where there should have been a bipartisan interest in better oversight of the White House, but if were talking about what the electorate at large expects, I think the list of concerning things Congress is neglecting to investigate is much larger. Just on the issue of...
It makes sense that lawyers for Bob Muellers special counsels office do not want anyone with strong opinions about Ukrainian politics to be serving on Paul Manaforts jury. Those with a pro-Russia bent might see Manafort as a hero of sorts. On the other hand, I dont think Manafort would want the more typical anti-Russian Ukrainian attitude to be present in the jury box, so this restriction should benefit both sides.
Meanwhile, Manaforts last realistic hope of beating the charges against him ended in court today when his lawyers effort to suppress evidence seized from his storage locker failed:
A federal judge in Washington, DC, on Thursday denied Paul Manaforts challenge to the seizure of evidence from his storage unit, finding that agents were allowed to look inside the storage unit before they got a search warrant because they had permission from a person on the lease.
Manafort is pursuing motions to suppress evidence taken from the storage unit and his home in Virginia in both of the criminal cases brought against him by special counsel Robert Muellers office one in DC and one in Alexandria, Virginia. This is the first ruling on the suppression motions; the judge in Virginia is scheduled to hear arguments later this month.
US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson wrote that the initial search of the unit by FBI agents before they got a search warrant and before they opened boxes or actually took evidence was lawful because the agents got consent from a person listed as a lessee for the unit; that individual had been an employee of Manafort. Even if the initial search was unlawful, Jackson wrote, the seizure of evidence later on was still lawful because a judge granted the search warrant based on an affidavit that laid out why investigators believed Manafort was engaged in criminal activity.
The judge also rejected Manaforts arguments that the search warrant was too broad, finding that it instructed agents to look for evidence that directly related to the alleged criminal activity described in the search warrant affidavit to the judge.
Since Manafort is already sitting in prison and no longer has any reasonable prospect of getting out in this lifetime, some decisions can no long...
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Health Ministry: Israeli Soldiers Injure 206 Palestinians, Including 44 With Live Fire 23 Jun 3:40 AM The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, 206 Palestinians, including 44 with live fire, and added that seven of the Palestinians suffered life-threatening wounds. 
On Mars, the sky is dust. A massive dust storm on Mars that covered one-fourth of the planet just a week ago has grown into a global weather event, NASA officials said Wednesday (June 20). The dust storm has knocked NASA's Opportunity rover offline for want of sunlight. The agency's nuclear-powered Curiosity, meanwhile, is snapping photos of the ever-darkening Martian sky. The two rovers are on opposite sides of Mars. "The Martian dust storm has grown in size and is now officially a 'planet-encircling' (or 'global') dust event," NASA officials said in a statement. [The Mars Dust Storm of 2018 Explained] The last dust storm on Mars to go global occurred in 2007, five years before the Curiosity rover landed at its Gale Crater site, according to officials with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. The Opportunity rover has been exploring the plains of Meridiani Planum on the opposite side of Mars since 2004. During that 2007 Martian dust storm, NASA also lost contact with Opportunity for days due to low power levels from the lack of sunlight.
Trade wars and the targeting of minority groups in the US and some EU countries have strong historical echoes
Make no mistake, there is a concerted attack on the constitutional liberal order, says Constanze Stelzenmller, a German scholar at the Brookings Institution. And it is being spearheaded by the president of the United States.
Mr Trump started the week by trying to undermine a key American ally. He attacked Angela Merkels tenuous coalition government in Germany for allowing in millions of people who have so strongly and violently changed their culture. It followed a summit between the premiers of Austria and Bavaria in which they called for an axis of the willing from Berlin to Vienna to Rome to stop migration. Italys deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, called for a census of Roma citizens evoking Italys fascist-era registry of Jews. Unfortunately, we have to keep those with valid resident permits, he said.
First Lady Melania Trump helped reverse the presidents child-separation migrant policy AP
Greeces borrowing costs fell to four-week lows on Friday after the country was granted debt relief from the euro zone. Euro zone finance ministers on Friday extended maturities and deferred interest of a major part of their loans to Greece along with a big cash injection to ensure Athens can stand on its own feet
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Lebanese government forces have identified and dismantled a network of Israeli spying devices in the country's southern province of Nabatieh. A security source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told English-language the Daily Star newspaper that the devices were discovered on the outskirts of Kfarchouba village, located 130 kilometers south of the capital Beirut, on Friday. On January 10, Lebanese troops uncovered an Israeli spying device near Zawtar al-Gharbiyeh (Western Zawtar) town, which lies just north of the Litani River.
Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS, the Enquirers correspondent for Harbours, has been applying further scrutiny to the financial viability of the Vincent Pier Crane (VPC) in Scarborough Harbour another major coup for Harbours Portfolio Holder Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.Ind.].
The Harbourmaster has stated that in the year ending March 2018, the crane on the Vincent Pier has cost 1,847 in repairs and maintenance, and has generated an income of 1,363 in the same period.
Further data provided by the Harbour Master show the Vincent Pier crane finances over the past 13 years:-
It is readily apparent that, even after disregarding the initial installation costs (in 2005), the crane has never, throughout the ensuing thirteen years, generated enough income to cover even one-half of its maintenance costs.
It is interesting also that the SBC Financial Strategy document dated March 2017 contains this paragraph:
Value for money should be at the heart of everything the Council does, and the pursuit of improved efficiency and performance needs to be established as an ongoing underlying principle.
I wonder, how do the Vincent Pier Crane figures over the last 13 years represent Value for Money?
Perhaps Councillor COCKERILL would care to explain?
Based on the information provided by SBC via FOIA 1386, 3283, 4098, 4640, 5116 and 5867.
FOIA 5867 also discloses that, during the 2017/18 financial year, the Vincent Pier Crane was out of action for 38 days over 10% of the year. During this down time, SBC did not provide alternative facilities.
Does not quite fit the bogus narrative, touted by the patent extremists, who accuse the court of being anti-patent
Summary: WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp. reaches its conclusion; while it has zero effect on patent scope, it does serve to show that the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) isnt inherently biased against patents in general
WHILE were generally not particularly interested in the outcome of the WesternGeco case (WesternGeco v Ion), its still useful to observe because it can shed light on the Justices views on patents. Were mostly interested in cases that pertain to patent scope (this directly affects USPTO guidelines), not so-called damages.
The only upside we see here is that it weakens or shatters any illusions about SCOTUS being biased or lacking credibility.We first saw Jason Rantanens fast response to it. Watchtroll wrote a couple of articles about this outcome, amplifying himself and the other patent extremists (i.e. the usual recipe).
The EFFs Daniel Nazer called it a disappointing opinion, as the court ended up ruling for patent maximalism, for a change.
The Supreme Court issued a disappointing opinion [PDF] today holding that a company could recover patent damages for lost profits....
12 European States Revolt "Merkcron" Plan to Reform Europe
Another excellent article by Tyler Durden. He really covers the bases here.
This looks very much like the de-europeanization of the EU where each country returns to its own currency and autonomy with a loosely held association of European states.
Without a strong Germany and/or France to carry the load this time around, the rest of the EU are not going to follow the M&M's any further. That means that Merkel's days are numbered and the pathetic plan of Macron will simply blowup in his RKM face.
Consequently, Macron will likely face a loss of support in France once his internal RKM supporters are either removed or rendered powerless.
This sets the stage for the necessary GESARA provisions to be implemented in Europe.
Given that the Paris Treaty has nothing to do with the RV/GCR or GESARA, there is no visible authority for the implementation of GESARA worldwide. However, NESARA is already signed into law here... just not implemented yet.
So my guess is that we will see NESARA implemented here first and that will be the touchstone for GESARA to be immediately signed into law around the world under emergency measures... after the mass indictments and subsequent arrests have begun.
It does look like that indeed.
Isn't it strange how the countries being on their own rather than unified is actually good and not bad? Like United Nations, the EU. It would appear to be a good thing to be unified but it's actually not because it's part of a whole agenda to enslave the population. Instead, we have to use the divide and conquer tac...
Confusion over executive order resembles travel bans aftermath
June 22, 2018 9:20 p.m. ET
WASHINGTONPresident Donald Trumps executive order to end the separation of undocumented families at the southern border was written in a day, but itll take months to take effect as agencies fight over how to implement it.
The confusion that followed Wednesdays hastily signed order at the White House was reminiscent of one of Mr. Trumps first acts in officeissuing a travel ban that was aimed largely at immigrants and visitors from Muslim-majority countries without allowing agencies to prepare for its implementation.
Restored Republic via a GCR: Update as of
June 23 2018
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A. June 22 2018 10:19 pm EST TNT, KittynDog: "Released" - Fri. PM TNT Intel/News
Rumor: The RV was released for tier 4 in Reno for paymasters at 1 pm EST today June 22. Lets keep watching and see if we find any truth to this.
B. June 22 2018 12:58 pm EST Intel Alert: Operation Disclosure: GCR/RV Intel Alert for June 22, 2018 Operation Disclosure (Disclaimer: The following is an overview of the current situation based on rumors/leaks from several sources which may or may not be truthful or accurate.)
1. A vast amount of funds required for the RV exchanges/redemptions have been deposited into accounts under the new quantum financial system.
2. Various Cabal attempts to steal the funds have been thwarted.
3. The deposited RV funds are now in the process of being cleared.
4. The exchange/redemption process was being prepared for optimal efficiency.
5. Private security hired by the Alliance to protect banks and redem...
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Turkeys upcoming presidential election can also been seen as a preliminary vote on the future of its accession to the EU. While German-Turkish ties remain tense, it wasnt long ago that things seemed to be promising.
When Angela Merkel was first elected German chancellor in 2005, German-Turkish relations were still harmonious. On October 3, the European Union (EU) began accession negotiations with Turkey, with then-Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan; who had steered his country on course towards modernization, gladly taking part. Merkel praised the numerous reforms initiated by Turkeys parliament at the time, including abolishing the death penalty, granting the Kurdish minority more rights and curtailing the power of Turkeys generals. The country even undertook significant reforms relating to freedom of expression and the press in an effort to meet the EUs humanitarian and civil rights standards.
Failure to appreciate Turkeys reforms
Yet Turkeys efforts were met with distance and rebuffed, argues Caner Aver, a project manager at Essens Center for Turkish Studies and Integration Research. At the exact moment when Turkey was carrying out major reforms, German Chancellor Merkel began floating the idea of making Turkey a privileged EU partner rather than a full member. Merkels plan to exclude Turkey from the bloc was an affront to all those who had worked tirelessly and passionately trying to get a progressive Turkey into the EU, says Aver. It also sparked speculation over whether some were simply trying to keep the EU a Christian club, he adds.
Speaking at Dresdens Frauenkirche in November 2006, Merkel addressed Turkish concerns, insisting that, Europe is not a Christian club. But she added that the EU does share certain common values. We uphold human and civil rig....
Crimes Against Humanity. Washington Endorses The State of Israel By Dr. Binoy Kampmark The margin between what is a human right as an inalienable possession, and how it is seen in political terms is razor fine. In some cases, the distinctions are near impossible to make. To understand the crime of genocide is to also 
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The US Navy plans to build sprawling detention centers for tens of thousands of immigrants on remote bases in support of President Donald Trumps zero tolerance policy against unlawful migration, a report said Friday.
President Trump with Angel families
According to a draft memo obtained by Time magazine, the navy plans to build temporary and austere tent cities to house 25,000 migrants across three abandoned air fields in Alabama, 47,000 people at a facility near San Francisco, and another 47,000 at a training center in southern California.
The document estimates the navy would spend $233 million to run a facility for 25,000 over six-months.
Asked for comment, Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jamie Davis said: The Department of Defense is conducting prudent planning and is looking nationwide at DoD installations should DHS (Department of Homeland Security) ask for assistance in housing adult illegal immigrants.
At this time there has been no request from DHS for DoD support to house illegal migrants.
The fate of 2,300 children wrested from their parents at the US border with Mexico remained unclear Friday two days after Donald Trump ended migrant family separations.
While the US leader bowed to global outrage over the splitting of families, conflicting messages were contributing to a sense of chaos in the handling of the crisis.
But having been forced into a climbdown, Trump swung back into fighting mode insisting he remained committed to the zero tolerance policy that aims to deter the flow of migrants from Central America.
We must maintain a Strong Southern Border. We cannot allow our Country to be overrun by illegal immigrants as the Democrats tell their phony stories of sadness and grief, hoping it will help them in the elections, he tweeted.
Angel families share their stories
Trump also met at the White House with parents of victims killed by undocumented immigrants.
The parents standing with Trump have been permanently separated from their loved ones, the president said, because they were killed by criminal illegal aliens.
Hackers and scammers have been extremely harsh on companies readily exploiting any vulnerability they can with threats ranging from phishing to malware to DDoS and many more. So not surprisingly, 73% of attacks against organizations in 2017 were perpetrated by malicious outsiders.
Of course, CEOs around the world are anxious. In fact, 40% of them report being extremely concerned about cyber threats. And they feel compelled to take actions by improving their security processes and policies, training their employees, and leveling up their tech stack. But to do that effectively and prioritize their resources, businesses and other entities need to know what they are really up against.
That is where a solution like Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) can help anticipate hackers thoughts and moves by flagging the weak spots of websites, email servers, and other IT systems in addition to unmasking scammers. This post takes a closer look at why threat intelligence is relevant and how it works in practice.
In a nutshell, threat intelligence is about gathering and interpreting evidence-based data regarding ones cybersecurity state to mitigate and prevent existing and upcoming threats. It supports decision-making and identifies where IT security budgets are most likely to be best allocated. As such, threat intelligence applies to a variety of contexts, even though it may sometimes be subject to several pitfalls.
Pitfall #1: Only large corporations should care about threat intelligence
Small and middle-sized businesses often overlook the importance of cybersecurity since they perceive that cybercriminals only care for the big fishes. This is not true, however. A recent report by the Ponemon Institute shows that 61% of small businesses were targeted over a period of 12 months. SMEs are attractive victims because they typically have fewer means to fight back making it even more crucial to make wise decisions about where to spend money.
Pitfall #2: Threat intelligence is only the job of security professionals
Hackers and scammers are in for easy gains. So why would they attack organizations where defenses are the strongest? On the contrary, they are likely to aim for employees who know very little about cybersecurity and are not directly responsible for it. Companies can prevent this by partially decentralizing accountability and find simple ways to get staff membe...
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When it comes to matching simplicity with staggering creative potential, DNA may hold the prize. Built from an alphabet of just four nucleic acids, DNA provides the floorplan from which all earthly life is constructed.
But DNAs remarkable versatility doesnt end there. Researchers have managed to coax segments of DNA into performing a host of useful tricks. DNA sequences can form logical circuits for nanoelectronic applications. They have been used to perform sophisticated mathematical computations, like finding the optimal path between multiple cities. And DNA is the basis for a new breed of tiny robots and nanomachines. Measuring thousands of times smaller than a bacterium, such devices can carry out a multitude of tasks.
In new research, Hao Yan of Arizona State University and his colleagues describe an innovative DNA walker, capable of rapidly traversing a prepared track. Rather than slow, tentative steps across a surface, the DNA acrobat cartwheels head over heels, covering ground 10- to 100-fold faster than previous devices.
Are You Being Served? is a British sitcom created and written by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft (Croft also directed some episodes), with contributions from Michael Knowles and John Chapman, for the BBC Set in London, the show follows the misadventures and mishaps of the staff of the retail ladies and gentlemens clothing departments in the flagship department store of a fictional chain called Grace Brothers.
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This video from the USA says about itself:
22 June 2018
Large crowds of protesters, angry over a deadly police shooting, shut down a major highway near Pittsburgh overnight. The protest halted traffic for hours. It marked the second day of unrest following Tuesdays shooting of unarmed teen Antwon Rose Jr. Jericka Duncan reports.
I see mothers bury their sons / I want my mother to never feel that pain, Antwon Rose Jr. wrote in a haunting poem during his sophomore year of high school. Two years later, he was shot and killed by a police officer as he ran from a car during a traffic stop in East Pittsburgh. Rose, 17, was unarmed and was shot in the back three times: here.
From daily News Line in Britain:
Friday, 22 June 2018
Police killings of unarmed black Americans impact on community
Police killings of unarmed black Americans have adverse effects on the mental health of black American adults in the general population, according to a new population-based study.
With police killings of unarmed black Americans widely perceived to be a symptom of structural racism, the findings highlight the role of structural racism as a driver of population health disparities, and support recent calls to treat police killings as a public health issue.
The study was led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University School of Public Health (USA), in collaboration with Harvard University, and is...
Hardware hacker Bunnie Huang has written concrete details in his blog about how the new US tariffs are anti-maker and will promote offshoring. However, it is not quite too late ... yet. With the right pushback it might be possible to salvage the situation.
The new 25% tariffs announced by the USTR, set to go into effect on July 6th, are decidedly anti-Maker and ironically pro-offshoring. I've examined the tariff lists (List 1 and List 2), and it taxes the import of basic components, tools and sub-assemblies, while giving fully assembled goods a free pass. The USTR's press release is careful to mention that the tariffs "do not include goods commonly purchased by American consumers such as cellular telephones or televisions."
[...] There is a sliver of good news in all of this for American Makers. The list of commodities targeted in the trade war is not yet complete. The "List 2" items which include all manner of microchips, motors, and plastics (such as 3D printer PLA filament and acrylic sheets for laser cutting) that are building blocks for small businesses and Makers have yet to be ratified. The USTR website has indicated in the coming weeks they will disclose a process for public review and comment.
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Corruption isnt a word many people use anymore, simply for fear of SLAPP (not because evidence is insufficient)
Summary: Mainstream German media writes about Battistellis scandals that nobody seems eager or wishes to discuss, let alone bring up; law-centric German media covers the now-famous open letter from German law firms (Grnecker, Hoffmann Eitle, Maiwald, and Vossius & Partner)
IN ONLY about a week Antnio Campinos becomes the new President of the EPO. He was quoted again in the media (in English for a change) just before the weekend in relation to his job as the EU-IPOs chief.
Belatedly, mainstream media in Germany covers not only Battistellis passage of EPO money to his other employer but also the financial scandals (potential corruption as well) a subject that we dedicated about half a dozen long posts to.Campinos will never hold Battistelli accountable for anything (hes indebted to him), but will others hold Battistelli accountable? We certainly hope so.
If nobody associated with the Office (EPO) can do anything to Battistelli because of his immunity (were not legal professionals, but its possible that his immunity at least for what he did as President extends beyond his term), then someone in Paris can perhaps do something because Battistelli has been doing some profoundly dodgy things; he and his political allies may benefit from it (financially and more), but there are opposition parties still; we wrote about a dozen articles about this issue alone, only to see the corporate media totally ignoring it. Well until now. Belatedly, mainstream media1 in Germany covers not only Battistellis passage of EPO money to his other employer but also the financial scandals (potential corruption as well) a subject that we dedicated about half a dozen long posts to. As an insider put it yesterday:
There is an article in todays edition of Wirtschaftswoche about the EPO, discussing the scandalous investment guideline...
Switzerland's World Cup win over Serbia in Kaliningrad has been overshadowed by celebrations made by the two Swiss goalscorers, Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri, both of whom are of ethnic Albanian descent. Xhaka struck the Swiss equalizer in the 52nd minute before Shaqiri scored a late winner when he broke free from the half-way line to slot past Serbian goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic, handing the Swiss a 2-1 victory. Both players are of Kosovan-Albanian descent, and appeared to make a winged salute symbolizing the eagle on the Albanian flag. Shaqiri also played in boots marked with the flags of Switzerland and Kosovo - the breakaway region that is not recognized as independent by Serbia or Russia. The players' celebrations sparked debate on Twitter, with some questioning the need to mix politics with football, and asking whether world football governing body FIFA would take action.
Leaders are routinely confronted with philosophical dilemmas. Heres a classic one for our Trumptopian times: If you make enemies out of your friends and friends out of your enemies, where does that leave you?
What does winning (or losing) really look like? Is a world in which walls of every sort encircle Americas borders a goal worth seeking? And what would be left in a future fragmented international economic system marked by tit-for-tat tariffs, travel restrictions, and hyper-nationalism? Ultimately, how will such a world affect regular people?
Lets cut through all of this for the moment and ask one crucial question about our present cult-of-personality era in American politics: Other than accumulating more wealth and influence for himself, his children, and the Trump family empire, whats Donald J. Trumps end game as president? If his goal is to keep this country from being, as he likes to complain, the worlds piggy bank, then his words, threats, and actions are concerning. However bombastic and disdainful of a history he appears to know little about, he is already making the world a less stable, less affordable, and more fear-driven place. In the end, its even possible that, despite the upbeat economic news of the moment, he could almost singlehandedly smash that piggy bank himself, as he has many of his own business ventures.
Still, give him credit for one thing: Donald Trump has lent remarkable new meaning to the old phrase the imperial presidency. The members of his administration, largely a set of aging white men, either conform to his erratic wishes or get fired. In other words, hes running domestic politics in much the same fashion as he oversaw the boardroom on his reality TV show The Apprentice.
Now, hes begun running the countrys foreign policy in the same personalized, take-no-prisoners, youre-fired style. From the moment he hit the Oval Office, hes made it clear at home and abroad that its his way or the highway. If only, of course, it really was that simple. What he will learn, if learning process and President Trump can even occupy the same sentence, is that firing Canada, the European Union (EU), or for that matter China has a cost.
What the American working and the middle classes will see (sooner than anyone imagines) is that actions of this sort have unexpected global consequences. They could cost the U.S. and the rest of the world big time. If he were indeed emperor and his subjects (that would be us) grasped where his policies might be leading, they would be preparing a revolt. In the end, they again, thats us will be the ones paying the price in this global chess match...
Escape rooms are designed to deliver unique fun to those who love adventure and exploring games. Escape rooms games have become very popular of late. NowEscape has set itself apart from the pack by offering Escape Room dealers and enthusiasts new experiences and exciting deals. NowEscape which is registered in Tallinn, Estonia but which has major offices in London brings escape room operators and escape room players together using a single online marketplace.
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Here are the papers I have on the programme of the 2018 conference of the Association of Business Historians. Note that some papers will be presented by co-authors.
The full programme is available here.
Session 3C: Banking and varieties of capitalism
Chair: Dimitris Sotiropoulos
Debating banking in Britain: The Colwyn Committee, 1918. Mark Billings (University of Exeter), Simon Mollan (University of York), Philip Garnett (University of York)
The Court of the Bank of England: An analysis of cohort characteristics and change over time. Mark Billings (University of Exeter), Simon Mollan (University of York), Philip Garnett (University of York), Chris Corker (University of York)
Varieties of capitalism and the corporate use of history: The
Andrew Smith (University of Liverpool), Pierre-Yves Donz (Osaka University)
Session 5A: Archives and methodology in Business History
Chair: Shraddha Verma
Archival Ethnography, Stephanie Decker (Aston Business School), Alan McKinlay (Newcastle University)
Moving Forward With A Transparency Revolution in the Field of
Andrew Smith (University of Liverpool), Maki Umemura (University of Cardiff)
The practice of business history: Institutional contexts and
Peter Miskell (University of Reading)
Seeing the Moat: Why Accountants Need to Recognize the Value of
Andrew Smith (University of Liverpool), Neveen Abdelrehim (Newcastle University), Steve Toms (University of Leeds)
I will also be chairing the following session:
Session 1C: Family firms and SMEs in Business History
Chair: Andrew Smith
Family Firms in England and Wales, 1851-1911. Harry Smith (University of Cambridge)
The value of social capital to family business: A case study in
Nicholas Wong (Northumbria University)
Memories of War and the Reorientation of Postwar Business, 1945-1960. David Paulson (University of Cambridge)
Latest Freedom of Information documents reveal the lies circulated by Leicester Police and City Council that led to the cancellation of a David Icke event. Welcome to Orwells Britain "IndyWatch Feed Allworld"
No, they did not contact me throughout the entire process the same with Norfolk Police and that is both a disgrace to basic justice and shocking that police and government can act to deny freedom of speech on the basis of the lies they have been told and the open sources (the Internet and the papers) repeating the same lies from the same people.
Leicester City Council have done all they can here to keep from the public the people involved and the original source of the lies. As with the Norwich Police Freedom of Information emails, I give the Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAA) the opportunity to publicly state that they had no communications with either Leicester Police or Leicester City Council over my event at the Athena. Contact me with that statement and I will publish it. I am still waiting with regard to Norwich.
It is a real head-shaker to see other cancelled events like at Manchester United quoted as justification when they were misled by the same people in the same way. Once lies are told to get events cancelled those events cancelled due to lies are then used to support the cancellation of later events. What a scam, but Leicester Police, Norfolk Police and Leicester City Council all fell for it like naive and arrogant little children who did not think that contacting me at any point should have been the most obvious thing to do.
The Leicester event went ahead at another venue which the police and council didnt know about and so could not intervene and everything was fine as it always is no holocaust denial or anything like, no protests, no trouble, no problem.
Now I await STILL await the outrageously delayed response by Leicestershire Police to my Freedom of Information Act request and given that Norwich Police have responded already in a much shorter time they have no excuse for further delay.
I also still await a week later any response to my questions posed to the Norfolk Chief Constable Simon Bailey over the Freedom of Information revelations of the extraordinary and shocking behaviour of his officers with regard to my event in Norwich.
If anyone wishes to politely ask both of them why the delay and the silence these are their emails:
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This video is called  National Geographic Documentary Wild Wild Yellowstone She Wolf HD.
Wolf reintroduction: Yellowstones landscape of fear not so scary after all
June 22, 2018
After wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the mid-1990s, some scientists thought the large predator reestablished a landscape of fear that caused elk,
the wolfs main prey, to avoid risky places where wolves killed them. This fueled the emerging idea that predators affect prey populations and ecosystems not only by eating prey animals, but by scaring them too. But according to findings from Utah State University ecologists Michel Kohl and Dan MacNulty, Yellowstones landscape of fear is not as scary as first thought.
Contrary to popular belief, the wolf is not a round-the-clock threat to elk; it mostly hunts at dawn and dusk, and this allows elk to safely access risky places during nightly lulls in wolf activity, says Kohl, who completed a doctoral degree at USU in 2018 and is lead author of the paper. Despite their Hollywood portrayal as nighttime prowlers, wolves tend to hunker down at night because their vision is not optimized for nocturnal hunting. With colleagues Daniel Stahler, Douglas Smith, and P.J. White of the U.S. National Park Service, Matthew Metz of University of Montana, James Forester of University of Minnesota, Matthew Kauffman of University of Wyoming, and Nathan Varley of University of Alberta, Kohl and MacNulty report their findings in an Early View online article of Ecological Monographs...
Dozens of Palestinian protesters have been injured by Israeli forces gathered at the Gaza border for the Great Return March, according to the Ministry of Health. Friday's demonstration saw 206 cases of injury and gas asphyxiation, the Palestinian Health Ministry's spokesman wrote on Twitter. Of those injuries, 44 were live bullet wounds.
The landmark summit between President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un ended with a pledge of complete denuclearization, but ten days on no timetable for action has emerged.
After flying back to Washington last week, giddy with success, the US leader tweeted There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea a bold claim with Kims arsenal still in place.
Anthony Wallave, POOL/AFP | US President Donald Trump (R) walks out with North Koreas leader Kim Jong Un (L) after taking part in a signing ceremony at the end of their historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore on June 12.
But senior US officials admit there is much work to be done as negotiators thrash out the details of what they hope will be Pyongyang complete, verifiable and irreversible disarmament.
Many observers were disappointed that the short statement of intent signed by the two leaders was not more clear on the definition of denuclearization, fearing Kim plans to keep his hard-won deterrent.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo angrily insists that the term complete in the document encompasses the concept that the denuclearization will be verifiable and irreversible.
Trump has gone further, claiming on June 12 that the process will start very quickly, then on June 21 confusing the issue: It will be a total denuclearization, which is already taking place.
Pompeo has been only marginally more cautious.
On June 13, he said We believe that Kim Jong Un understands the urgency that we must do this quickly and added that he hopes for major disarmament within two-and-a-half years.
So far, however, this confidence rests solely on trust in the assurances that Kim gave Trump at the sum...
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Who remembers Dara? Farmi? Kamal? Samer? Gina? Jocanda? Saber and others from the old TV series Niyyel El Beit-Beit Khalteh? They shared yesterday a picture celebrating 20 years of the show on Facebook.
I had totally forgotten about this show but I just looked it up and all the episodes are on YouTube. I just finished the first episode and its so much better than all the TV shows weve seen in recent years on Lebanese channels.
Check it out:
And heres the reunion picture:
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by Mary W Maxwell, LLB
It is well worth 33 minutes of your time to listen to the entire video by Ronald Bernard. We have heard him before, speaking Dutch, but he is fluent in English.
This is a great presentation. He made it at the Westminster sitting, whatever that means, of the new group called International Tribunal for Natural Justice (not to be confused with a similar one founded by Kevin Annett in Canada) .
In a nutshell, Ronald Bernard had a cruel upbringing and it should have knocked the mickey out of him altogether. But later he was able to break out of it and find love, and give love. His story is somewhat like Wendy Hoffmans biography, Enslaved Queen. She thinks she would have been without the human trait of love except that when she was 4 years old a kind boy named Daniel looked after her.
For me the main importance of this video is that the speaker tells us how he came to put his conscience in the freezer and have no qualms about his assignment to wreck economies and businesses. He says that if he and colleagues read that a man had killed himself, due to business failure, leaving a wife and kids to suffer, they would all have a good laugh.
I have been told by reliable people that George W Bush could enjoy something like that. I recall Wayne Madsen reporting as soon as the Abu Ghraib story became known, that the Oval Office had a direct link to the prison to watch the torture.
I have often said that both the Bush presidents were tortured as children, and we should feel sorry for them. Of course that does not mean we should let them be in charge of a nation.
Ronald says such people still have human in them but its locked in a bunker. And they are afraid of the adults. They need a bridge to come over. A bridge of forgiveness. There is a whole army of people who want to take care of them. They also need affection, e.g., through animals. This is at 14.50 minutes on the tape.
Thanks to the new tribunal for bringing this talk to us. Its getting about a thousand hits per day.
At 16.48 Bernard says Its not about the perpetrators. Its about the billions of people who are doing nothing. Thats us. Please give it a go.
Update: I have now watched 3 more of the videos and they are fabulous:
Anthony Stansfeld, an elected Police Commissioner for the Thames Valley, outs Lloyds and KPMG (its embarrassing, really to learn of the extent of their frauds);
Justin Walker digs into the Deep State by reference to the BIS Bank of International Settlements in Basle founded b...
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Welcome, to This Is America, June 22nd, 2018.
In this episode, we talked with someone in New York about that ongoing anti-ICE actions there. But first, lets look at how #SurroundICE has been playing out across the US.
In Portland, Oregon, the US flag has been officially taken down, only to be replaced with a black flag bearing the words: Refugees Welcome.
Kelly Kenoyer (@Kelly_Kenoyer) June 22, 2018
Now, close to entering its second week on Sunday, the encampment still continues to grow and increasing its infrastructure is spreading out to more and more territory. As one VICE article wrote:
The scene at the makeshift encampment along the railroad tracks abutting the ICE facility was a communal and jovial one when I visited, the surreal and wildly diverse scene akin to that of an incredibly woke music festival taking place in the Mad Max universe. People setting up new tents on Wednesday made jokes with other protesters, who welcomed them to the neighborhood. Kids frolicked about with parents in tow to hand out granola bars. A team with flashlights kept traffic flowing away from the swelling crowd that listened to speakers lit by a nearby candlelit vigil. A Spanish-language info tent had been erected to advise families who had appointments with ICE. There were even wooden cabinets someone had dragged from home and stocked neatly with first aid supplies and leftist literature, adding to....
This video from London, England says about itself:
13 June 2018
This is a short video review of the Frida Kahlo : Making Her Self Up exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum from 16th June to 4th November 2018 bought to you by Visiting London Guide.com.
We give you a sneak preview and illustrate what the exhibition can offer visitors.
From daily News Line in Britain:
Saturday, 23 June 2018
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up
Victoria&Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL
16 June 4 November 2018
Admission 15 (concessions available).
SOLD out to the end of this month, the V&A is presenting an exhibition exploring the life and art of Frida Kahlo (b. 1907), one of the most significant artists and women of the 20th century, and how she fashioned her identity.
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up is the first exhibition outside of Mexico to display her clothes and intimate possessions, reuniting them with key self-portraits and photographs to offer a fresh perspective on her compelling life story.
Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907-July 13, 1954) was born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Caldern; she was inspired by the 1910-1920 Mexican Revolution and joined the Mexican Communist Party in 1927, where she met her husband the muralist Diego Rivera. She painted many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico, employing a nave folk art style to explore questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society.
Her paintings often had strong autobiographical elements and mixed realism with fantasy.
Born to a German father and a mestiza mother, Kahlo spent most of her childhood and adult life at her family home in Coyoacn, La Casa Azul (The Blue House), now known and publicly accessible as the Frida Kahlo Museum.
She was left disabled by polio as a child, and at the age of eighteen was seriously injured in a traffic accident which caused her pain and medical problems for the rest of her life. Kahlo empowered herself through her art and dress after suffering the devastating near-fatal bus crash which rendered her bed-bound and immobilised for protracted perio...
The tradition is represented as noble, the confiding link between confessor and penitent, a bridge never to be broken, even under pain of death. Taken that way, the confessional is brandished as the Catholic Churchs great weapon against the wiles and predations of secular power. The State shall have no say where the priests confidence is concerned, for all may go to him to seek amends. The sacramental seal, goes the relevant code of canon law, is inviolable; therefore it is absolutely forbidden for the confessor to betray in any way a penitent in words or in any manner and for any reason.
Those points certainly have merits, even if these seem a touch faded after the sex abuse imbroglio the Church has found itself in. Confession, which functions as a barometric reading of Catholic guilt, has developed its own succour and relish, an ecosystem of ritual and understanding resistant to the prying of the criminal law. Not merely does its ironclad protection provide a dispensation from the laws of the land in certain troubling cases; the confession, in effect, serves as an economy of ordered guilt, reassurance for the next binge of sin. To remove it, or at the very least heavily qualify it, would be an unsettling challenge to a distinct Weltanschauung.
The process effectively permits all including erring priests to engage the process from either side of the grille. Historically, the process also imperilled children. Pope Pius X, in decreeing in 1910 that confession should commence at the tender age of seven, permitted an army of celibates access to vulnerable, and in certain instances titillating flesh.
Legislators troubled by the enduring force and fascination with the seal of the confessional have gotten busy, most notably in Australia. This was prompted, in no small part, by the findings and recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. We are satisfied, went the Australian report, that confession is a forum where Catholic children have disclosed their sexual abuse and where clergy have disclosed their abusive behaviour in order to deal with their own guilt.
One recommendation specifies that institutions which have a religious confession for children should implement a policy that requires the rite only to be conducted in an open space within the clear line of sight of another adult. But the members of the Royal Commission went beyond the spatial logistics of the confessional. Institutional jolting was required.
Each state and territory government, argued Commission members, should pass legislation creating a criminal offence of failure to report targeted at child se...
For the last few days I have had to read about Anthony Bourdain and how he was such a wonderful human being. The praise in these eulogies has been laid on thick, with Bourdain being hailed as an exceptional human being who stood up for marginalized societies and championed social justice issues. I have also read post after post on social media websites by so-called thought leaders or vegan activists respected in the animal rights movement, who complain about those of us who dared criticize the actions of Mr. Bourdain. They claim that those of us who point out his cruelty to animals are celebrating the death of a decent human being. They argue that in exposing these flaws, we give the animal rights movement a bad name; that we are simply dancing on the grave of the deceased. We disliked him, they say, because he was not a vegetarian or vegan like us. Yet their claims could not be further from the truth. We are not rejoicing that Mr. Bourdain suffered and killed himself; and we did not criticize him because he was a meat eater. Our criticisms in regard to Mr. Bourdain are not about this. Rather, they are centered on exposing his cruel actions against helpless sentient beings actions that have and will continue to cause problems for non-human animals long after he is buried. What we are trying to do is point out how his actions were contrary to what we vegans and animal right activists stand for: compassion for all life, both human and non-human. In this commitment we mirror the sentiments of Dr Albert Schweitzer, who coined the term Reverence for Life. This is something that Mr. Bourdain did not believe in.
In order to fairly and justly assess Anthony Bourdain as a public figure, we need to separate the mental turmoil that led to his demise from the way in which he chose to live his life without any apparent moral compass regarding how to treat non-human animals. These two issues are separate and must not be conflated into one issue.
As I have said in response to a lot of folks who appear to believe that Mr. Bourdain walked on water, it gives me no joy knowing he suffered and killed himself. Death and suffering are not to be rejoiced in. I strongly and sincerely feel sorry for his family and extend my condolences to them. I also strongly feel we should extend our compassion to Mr.Bourdain and have the heart to forgive him for what he has done to animals; on the other hand, we should never forget these actions. I would like to point out that he may have been progressive on some social justice issues, but that his progressivism did not extend to the treatment of non-human animals. Rather, he despised animals and those human beings that stood up for them. He was an anthropocentric, speciesist individual. To reiterate, my criticism of Mr. Bourdain isnt about him as a human being but about his actions against non-human animals. Most of the people who criticize him merely point out that thi...
US military indefinitely suspends two training exercises with South Korea | 22 June 2018 | The Pentagon announced Friday that the U.S. would indefinitely suspend two training exercises with South Korea as part of the Trump administration's push to negotiate for the removal of North Korea's nuclear arsenal. Pentagon chief spokeswoman Dana White said that the decision reached by Defense Secretary James Mattis and national security adviser John Bolton would be contingent on future "good faith" negotiations and developments with North Korea and Kim Jong Un's government.
As the audience remembers, at a press conference after the summit with the leader of DPRK in Singapore Donald Trump told that the USA will stop the military exercises held together with South Korea. We will stop war games, the US President said, having called them provocative and extremely expensive.
Let us remind you that every year the USA and South Korea hold large joint exercises: in spring Foal Eagle and Key Resolve (held since 2001), in autumn Ulchi Freedom Guardian (held since 1976). Carrier strike groups, strategic bombers from Guam base, invisible fighters, atomic submarines and other offensive arms are regularly involved in them. It is not by chance that the Russian and Chinese experts paid attention that these actions of Washington and Seoul increase tension and are provocative not less, than North Korean missile launches and nuclear tests.
North Korea especially opposed exercises, claiming that it was preparation for invasion, and indicating that there were scenarios of landing of troops in North Korea, capture of Pyongyang, bombing of key infrastructure facilities and special operation on liquidation of the senior leadership of DPRK up to Kim Jong-un, worked out with a vengeance on the maneuvers.
Perhaps, a part of audience does not fully understand the sheer scope of these actions and their orientation. Just a simple example: 1317 thousand people took part in the joint Russian-Belarusian exercises Zapad-2017 (West-2017), and they werent an annual event. Nevertheless, a number of European countries were absolutely outraged, having perceived these maneuvers as training of aggressive actions aimed at annexation of territories of the adjacent countries. Meanwhile, nearly 50 thousand people, that is 3 times more, took part in the smallest of the exercises which were to be reduced!
And these are only the largest exercises: together with smaller and secondary (for example, maneuvers of the Air Force of two countries) there are from 10 to 20 maneuvers a year depending on the situation.
No wonder, that the peninsula was shaken by the duty aggravation in March April and July August every year. The Northerners were asking to stop, the Southerners were saying that exercises were an internal affair of the country and they might train anything they wanted; then the parties exchanged bellicose statements of the type just try and make any provoc...
Indias plans for becoming a world power are unsustainable without the strong growth that would be afforded by a 1990s China-like economic partnership with the US, and its decision makers are now beginning to fear the consequences of indefinitely remaining the US junior partner for the rest of the century.
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Lebanons Minister of Education announced yesterday the results of the official exams for the intermediate certificate and the success rate reached 82.31% compared to 81.78% in 2017 and 75.90% in 2016. While the success rate has improved from past years, it is still surprisingly low given how easy the Brevet exams are and the unfortunate widespread cheating during these exams.
Instead of removing the exam as it was suggested a couple of years ago, it should be kept permanently in my opinion and the ministry should get proper supervisors to eliminate all sorts of cheating and penalize students and teachers who do.
The concentration of the planet's wealth in the hands of a narrow financial elite is growing by leaps and bounds. A new report published Tuesday reveals that the wealth of the world's 18.1 million "high net worth individuals" - those having investable assets of $1 million or more-shot up by 10.6 percent last year to top $70 trillion for the first time ever. The "World Wealth Report 2018," issued by the consulting firm Capgemini, revealed that the combined wealth of the world's millionaires rose for the sixth consecutive year in 2017 to reach $70.2 trillion. It is on target to surpass $100 trillion by 2025. Capgemini defines a high net wealth individual (HNWI) as someone with assets above $1 million, excluding his or her primary residence, collectibles, consumables and consumer durables. This defines a wealthy elite that owns more than $1 million in stocks, bonds, real estate or other investments.
According to Lebanonfiles, policemen in Lebanon are equipping their helmets with cameras now in order to better detect motorists breaking the law. The cameras would also help record any incidents policemen face while on the road.
I actually like the idea and believe all cops should equip themselves with cameras on their helmets or cars. Everyone has a camera phone these days and its necessary to have a recording when an arrest is being made or an incident takes places when officers are responding to a call for service. More importantly, and if the procedure is properly respected, these camera would help spot other officers breaking the law
In this column I am going to use three of the current top news stories to illustrate the disconnect that is everywhere in the Western mind. Let us begin with the family separation issue. The separation of children from immigrant/refugee/asylum parents has caused such public outcry that President Trump has backed off his policy and signed an executive order terminating family separation. The horror of children locked up in warehouses operated by private businesses making a profit off of US taxpayers, while parents are prosecuted for illegal entry, woke even self-satisfied "exceptional and indispensable" Americans out of their stupor. It is a mystery that the Trump regime chose to discredit its border enforcement policy by separating families. Perhaps the policy was intended to deter illegal immigration by sending the message that if you come to America your children will be taken from you. The question is: How is it that Americans can see and reject the inhumane border control policy and not see the inhumanity of family destruction that has been the over-riding result of Washington's destruction in whole or part of seven or eight countries in the 21st century?
O restaurante senegals Laling, no movimentado centro de So Paulo, atrai imigrantes de todo o continente africano.
There are some 400,000 children in the foster care system, many of whom are prohibited from any parental contact. Of those, about 12 percent are housed in institutional settings or group homes.
These children are typically taken by officials they have never met, without warning, then subjected to intrusive interrogations, medical examinations and sometimes strip searches, wrote Paul Chill, a law professor at the University of Connecticut, in a 2004 article about practices that experts say continue today.
Some three-quarters of cases nationwide involve not abuse, but neglect, a really broad umbrella that often just looks like poverty, said Christopher Wildeman, a sociologist at Cornell University who studies the effects of paternal incarceration and foster care. Theres no consistent evidence that removing kids is, on average, beneficial, and theres substantial evidence that it does harm, he said.
Even a caretakers authorized use of medical marijuana use can be grounds for removing children.
That is from Shaila Dewan at the NYT, with other good points too.
Apache Stronghold Sacred Caravan with Poor People's Campaign in DC Article and photos by Steve Pavey Apache Stronghold Sacred Caravan Censored News Prayers already begun for and with the Poor Peoples Campaign by the Spiritual Stronghold Caravan who arrived in DC for the Mass Rally after an 18-day journey of prayers for spiritual healing. In order for this country to change the moral
Apparently Ms Bishop now understands that while the Rohingyas are a cause clbre for her UN mates, Australians understand that there are two sides to the story. We give nothing to the Burmese Buddhists attacked by the Muslim Rohingya. And now the UN's party-girl-in-chief Ms Bishop has taken to disguising...
AI can detect signs of nuclear weapons testing banned under the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, according to research from the US Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. A group of scientists have built a neural network to sniff out any unusual nuclear activity. Researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), one of the United States Department of Energy national laboratories, decided to see if they could use deep learning to sort through the different nuclear decay events to identify any suspicious behavior.
The lab, buried beneath 81 feet of concrete, rock and earth, is blocked out from energy from cosmic rays, electronics and other sources. It means that the data collected is less noisy, making it easier to pinpoint unusual activity.
The system looks for electrons emitted and scattered from radioactive particles decaying, and monitor the abundance of argon-37, a radioactive isotope of argon-39 that is created synthetically through nuclear explosions.
Argon-37 which has a half-life of 35 days, is emitted when calcium captures excess neutrons and decays by emitting an alpha particle. Emily Mace, a scientist at PNNL, said she looks for the energy, timing, duration and other features of the decay events to see if it's from nuclear testing.
"Some pulse shapes are difficult to interpret," said Mace. "It can be challenging to differentiate between good and bad data."
Deep learning makes that process easier. Computer scientists collected 32,000 pulses and annotated their properties, teaching the system to spot any odd features that might classify a signal as good or bad.
"Signals can be well behaved or they can be poorly behaved," said Jesse Ward. "For the network to learn about the good signals, it needs a decent amount of bad signals for comparison." When the researchers tested their system with 50,000 pulses and asked human experts to differentiate signals, the neural network agreed with them 100 per cent of the time. It also correctly identified 99.9 per cent of the pulses compared to 96.1 per cent from more conventional techniques.
[...] The results were presented at the Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry conference in Hawaii this year.
The difference between Hawaiis Puna Geothermal Venture and Fracking is a matter of terminology, and hence is a potential cause or trigger for the recent eruptions, as Jon Rappoport reports: Rappoport on Coast to Coast AM: the Hawaii volcano Why isnt the press connecting fracking and the Hawaii volcano eruption? by Jon Rappoport June 
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Last night in Connecticut, Sarah Walsh of AIPAC told a Conservative synagogue audience that the lobby group is striving to ensure that support for Israel remains bipartisan, but there are more signs that progressive Democrats feel they are able to criticize Israeli policies. First, Rebecca Vilkomerson of Jewish Voice for Peace says there's been a reluctance even in the Democratic establishment to defend Israel during the Gaza slaughter. In an interview with the Real News, Vilkomerson said Trump's embrace of Netanyahu has opened the door for formerly-silent Democrats to be critical of Israel. "There's a willingness to look at Israel's actions that maybe wasn't possible when Obama was president." I think with the exception of [Chuck] Schumer, no Democrats have been defending Israel's actions. In fact, quite a number, in fact over a dozen, have spoken out against what Israel has done over the course of the last six weeks. And you contrast that with 2014, when I think it was something like 78 senators signed a statement supporting the Gaza war. So there has been a shift in terms of Congress and who's willing to speak out and being able to speak out, and that there's enough backing from their own constituents to speak out that they're not going to be punished by AIPAC or other organizations... [Aaron Mate points out that House whip Steny Hoyer has also given Israel a blank check] We have very very far to go. Also, not defending is very different from saying Stop, and there are lots of tools that the U.S. government has to stop Israel from what it's doing and they're using none of them. Senator Bernie Sanders has obviously been a leader here. He has released videos about Gaza and condemned Israeli killings of unarmed protesters.
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Bill Maher defended his wish for a recession to hurt support for President Donald Trump on Friday evening and joked that he wants author and journalist Mike Cernovich to die.
Following Mahers ridiculous assertion earlier this month that he is hoping for a recession as a weapon against our president, Cernovich had tweeted that suicides increase during recessions. Bill Maher wants people to die.
The criticism clearly got to Maher, who addressed it on Friday evenings episode.
Yes, specifically Mike Cernovich, Maher joked after reading the tweet.
Maher went on to say, I want him to put his head in the oven so starving kids can use it for food. No, I dont want him to die. I dont know who the f-ck you are Mike Cernovich, but I want you to live a long, healthy life and get the help you so desperately need.
Responding to the jabs from the comedian, Cernovich took it in stride and declared that Maher is obviously a fan of his.
Its funny. Hes obviously a stealth fan, Cernovich told The Gateway Pundit.
While he was clearly joking about Cernovich, he still defended his desire for a recession.
A recession is a survivable event, Maher said. What Trump is doing to this country is not. Democracy is about to go the way of the dinosaurs because weve been taken over by a dodo bird.
So let me repeat, a recession is a survivable event weve survived one every time a Republican is in the White House. Every Republican president since Teddy Roosevelt has presided over a recessionthe United States has survived 47 recession in all. Since the Great Depression, weve never gone more than 10 years without one. Another recession is coming, not because Im rooting for it, but because someone passed a giant tax giveaway to the rich that added trillions to the debt, and started a trade war for no reason and deliberately sabotaged the affordable care act and rolled back the rules for banks so they can once again gamble with our money.
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WATCH OUT BELOW: Major Cryptos Falling To Key Support Levels by Steve St. Angelo SRSRocco Report After another negative press release this morning, the major cryptocurrencies fell towards crucial support levels. According to a Zerohedge article, quoting CNBC, Japans...
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Housing exotic plants or animals offer a great opportunity to get into the world of electronic automation. When temperature, light, and humidity ranges are crucial, sensors are your best friend. And if woodworking and other types of crafts are your thing on top, why not build it all from scratch. [MagicManu] did so with his Jurassic Park themed octagonal dome built from MDF and transparent polystyrene.
With the intention to house some exotic plants of his own, [MagicManu] equipped the dome with an Arduino powered control system that regulates the temperature and light, and displays the current sensor states on a LCD, including the humidity. For reasons of simplicity regarding wiring and isolation, the humidity itself is not automated for the time being. A fan salvaged from an old PC power supply provides proper ventilation, and in case the temperature inside the dome ever gets too high, a servo controlled set of doors that match the Jurassic Park theme, will automatically open up.
[MagicManu] documented the whole build process in a video, which
you can watch after the break in French only though. Weve seen a
similar DIY indoor gardening project earlier this year, and
considering its simple yet practical application to learn about
sensors, plus a growing interest in indoor gardening itself (pun
fully intended), this certainly wont be the last one.
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Regina McKenzie Selection process for a national radioactive waste management facility in South Australia (Submission No.107)
This independent submission addresses the following key points of the Terms of Reference of the Australian: Senate Economic Reference Committee inquiry (2018) into the appropriateness and thoroughness of the site. selection process for a national radioactive waste management facility at Kimba and Hawker in South Australia:
My name is Regina McKenzie and I am an identified (Aboriginal) Kuyani traditional owner for the area of land currently subject to the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility Project (NRWMFP) at Barndioota, South Australia. I have extensive cultural knowledge of this portion of Adnyamathanha country and have been working collaboratively with non Aboriginal specialist for well over ten years to investigat...
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Its June, and migratory songbirds in the northern hemisphere are at their summer breeding grounds, having traveled thousands of miles from their warm-weather overwintering areas. Birds migrate as far north as the Arctic to take advantage of its large but short-lived surge in insect food and its few predators. The timing of their arrival is critical because their breeding cycles must match seasonal food availability for their chicks to survive. Migratory Lapland longspurs endure the cold en route to their breeding grounds. Image by Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren, CC 2.0 Scientists have shown that as spring temperatures rise, many bird populations are, in fact, migrating north and arriving earlier in the season at their breeding sites, where climate-related shifts in breeding-ground conditions, including environmental conditions and food availability, may help or hinder reproduction of individual species. Most songbirds are too small to carry GPS tracking tags scientists would typically use to follow their migrations north, but they do call intensely once they arrive there in preparation for breeding. To study trends in migration timing, scientists have begun setting out microphones to listen for particular species or the bird diversity at specific sites. Placing numerous relatively inexpensive acoustic listening devices in the field allows researchers to better monitor wildlife communities in remote places and across larger scales than field surveys typically can. Gambels white-crowned sparrows, like this one, prefer woody shrubs. As the Arctic continues to warm, shrubs on Alaskas North Slope are expected to overtake open grasslands. That could
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In some places in Mississippi, they celebrate the opening of wood product manufacturing companies. In Meridian, I hope we set the bar higher The south has no Silicon Valley. Instead we often lose our brightest minds to whats known as the brain drain We have the resources in Meridian to create an entrepreneurial hub, as well as continuing to build on the trend of increased tourism (Meridian Councilman Weston Lindemann, May 4, 2018).
The SiliconSouth showcase, in November, will be presented by Minnifield and Cynthia Skinner, both of the LeMont Scott Group; Sarah Lee of the department of computer science and engineering at MSU; and Ward 5 City Councilman Weston Lindemann. See: SiliconSouth Project to promote tech opportunities in Meridian By Jim Brock, May 30, 2018, http://www.meridianstar.com/news/local_news/siliconsouth-project-to-promote-tech-opportunities-in-meridian/article_3ae2f8eb-26e8-5769-a01b-622495187321.html
Meridian City Councilman Lindemann threw his support behind David Baria for US Senate, not Howard Sherman. Theres moving and shaking going on in Meridian Mississippi, but its not coming from Howard Sherman, though he apparently wants everyone to think otherwise.
Excerpted from a Facebook post by Meridian Mississippi
Councilman Weston Lindemann, May 4, 2018
In some places in Mississippi, they celebrate the opening of wood product manufacturing companies. In Meridian, I hope we set the bar higher
The south has no Silicon Valley. Instead we often lose our brightest minds to whats known as the brain drain
We have the resources in Meridian to create an entrepreneurial hub, as well as continuing to build on the trend of increased tourism.
We have organizations in Meridian that are dedicated to building this type of an economy. Organizations like The Ladders Academy, thats focused on teaching over a thousand kids STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), while also being mindful to include an artistic component. We have anchor institutions like MSU and MCC, that have the potential to form partnerships and really build bridges wehre there may be gaps in resources in our communities
We consider tax breaks for hotels. These hotels already have an incentive we have a thriving hotel market with the highest hotel occupancy rate in the state.
We consider tax breaks for industries the same industries that pay low wages, dump hazardous waste on public land, and then make out like bandits.
Finally, a politician has realised that electric vehicles require electricity to keep them on the road and he does not think that they can meet the targets set by the EU overlords. Quote. Voters across Europe have lost faith in politics partly because of unachievable targets on renewable energy, said German Energy Minister Peter Altmaier,  The post Electric vehicles need electricity: Who knew? appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
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Supreme Court rules law enforcement needs warrant to search cellphone data | 22 June 2018 | The Supreme Court ruled Friday that law enforcement in most cases has to obtain a warrant in order to search and seize long-term cell phone records that would show a person's location. In a 5-4 ruling, the court held that the Fourth Amendment's protections against an unreasonable search protects people from having the government acquire their cell-site records from wireless providers in run-of-the-mill criminal investigations. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court's four liberal justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, to make up the majority. Justice Anthony Kennedy dissented along with conservative Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch.
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The energy psychology revolution is upon us, turning the standard Western healing model on its head, putting the patient back in the drivers seat, and moving beyond the band-aid solutions that pervade mainstream psychiatry and psychology. This is the revolution that Big Pharma and institutional psychiatry hope you never hear about.
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Dane emails me:
This is a speculative solve-for-the-equilibrium-type question that Id love to get your thoughts on:
Imagine there was a technology that allowed essentially frictionless harvesting, selling, and buying of (non-perishable) human sleep. Essentially, anyone can strap in to a machine, be put to sleep, and their time/sleep would be harvested in a way that their time sleeping could be used by anyone else who would then get all the benefits of that sleep but instantaneously instead of sleeping themselves, maybe through a painless injection or a drink perhaps.
Imagine also that this technology was relatively non-capital-intensive, or at least, cheap enough that all humans were potential suppliers/buyers of sleep. Call them sleep-workers and sleep-consumers.
Additionally, theres nothing free about the technology. Any sleep-workers or sleep-consumers lifespan would be unaffected in terms of calendar time. Instead, there would be a zero-sum transfer of waking hours between persons. Even an around-the-clock sleep-worker could only net 16 hours of saleable sleep per day. The other 8 hours would have to go to meeting their own sleep needs.
How would this market evolve? How would society evolve? What is the market price for an hour of sleep? How would norms around sleep-working and sleep-consuming evolve? How would the economic indicators evolve (GDP, productivity, inequality, etc)? Which jobs could or could not compete with non-consciousness? How would the welfare state then evolve? How much inter-temporal saving of sleep would there be? Should prisoners be allowed to sleep-harvest for their entire sentences? Would we allow them? Would it be ethical to farm never-conscious humans for the sole purpose of harvesting sleep? Etc
I stumbled across you a few years ago and found your work refreshingly insightful and the joined the subscription service for the private blog. Though I am just your average middle-class citizen, I am glad that I now have a true picture of what the future holds while many of the sheep walk blindly into the future. Because of your willingness to share I have a general understanding of what is to come and will try to prepare as best as possible. My question is, Is there a book on a period of history that mimics what is going to happen over the next 21 years where I could maybe grab more insight into how the average person can best to position themselves so as not be left out in the cold? Are there any fictional works that nail the future so the average person knows what to do with savings accounts, 401Ks, mortgages, etc in the coming years? Lastly is there the possibility that you would write a special report that we could buy that would be the blueprint for the average American to follow over the next 21 years? I would sure buy it! Thank you for sharing your knowledge and well wishes for many years to come.
ANSWER: There is no single book that I can recommend. I am trying to find the time to put one together for the sources are many. You can read Herbert Hoovers Memoirs and I would recommend reading 1931. The problem has been that most of the books have been propaganda and have been written to support a predetermined conclusion. Most of my sources have been contemporary, gathering the facts from many sources and putting it all together. Nonetheless, we have provided a number of books you can look at digitally. It has been a lot of work and my time is so tight. I am trying to get this together soon.
So once again we have clear evidence of Fake News simply desperate to discredit Trump at every possible step. The United States is slipping into a state of two countries. The left simply hates the right and the right cannot understand the left. This is the very condition that is the forerunner of a civil war. It really does not matter that the truth comes out about this little girl. People believe what they want to believe which is self-evidence of how rapidly the media will jump on anything to create dissent, hatred, and division with the United States. They are doing an excellent job at creating disunity and this will not end well. The War Cycle internally within the USA turned up intensely 2024-2025.
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Natural Disaster Is Inevitable. Proactive Action Protects Tribal Communities
Global warming is fueling the threat of wildfires, flooding, tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes and other natural disasters across Indian Country. Its not a question of, if Mother Nature will cause havoc, but when.
The one thing tribes can help control are creeping insurance premiums, which often result from numerous claims. Catastrophic losses particularly, drive rising insurance rates, which is happening on a national scale.
AMERIND Risk, the only 100%-tribally owned insurance provider in the United States, addresses a key component of reducing costs for Tribal governments and businesses: prevention. Poor attention to safety costs businesses money. AMERIND offers safety training and educational sessions, as well as on-site inspections of property and equipment at no additional cost for policyholders. Beyond that, AMERINDs safety team analyzes the loss trends of Tribal entities who participate in the Tribal Workers Compensation (TWC) program, to identify the underlying cause of their incidents.
In 2017, AMERINDs safety team provided a first-aid training not only to Pueblo of Acoma and Acoma Business Enterprises employees but to members of the community free of charge. The educational component is critical. AMERIND helps you reduce claims by being more safety conscious, whether in your home or business, said Raymond J. Concho, Jr., 1st Lt. Governor of the Pueblo of Acoma.
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Khanaqin went on a general strike to protest security conditions.
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If youre pathetically weak, the country is going to be overrun with millions of people, and if youre strong, then you dont have any heart, thats a tough dilemma. Id rather be strong.
So said President Donald Trump, on issuing his order halting the separation of children from parents caught breaking into the country. Trumps enemies are celebrating a victory. Yet the issue remains.
Under U.S. law, teenagers and tots cannot be detained for more than 20 days and must be held in the least-restrictive facilities. But if the children cannot be separated from the parents as they await trial, both will have to be released to keep families together.
We are back to catch and release.
When that welcome news hits Central America, the migrant stream moving north will become a river that never ceases to flow.
The questions America and the West face might thus be framed:
Is there a liberal, progressive, Christian way to seal a 2,000-mile border, halt millions of migrants from crossing it illegally, and send intruders back whence they came? Or does the preservation of Western nations and peoples require measures from which liberal societies today reflexively recoil?
Does the survival of the West as a civilization require a ruthlessness the West no longer possess?
Consider what our fathers did to build this country.
The English settlers brought in 600,000 slaves, ethnically cleansed the Indians, joined their cousins in a war to expel the French, then revolted and threw out those cousins to claim all the land to the Mississippi for ourselves.
Jefferson grabbed the vast Louisiana Territory for $15 million from Napoleon, who had no right to sell it. Andrew Jackson drove the Spanish out of Florida, sent the Cherokee packing on the Trail of Tears, and told a dissenting Chief Justice John Marshall where he could go.
Sam Houston tore Texas away from Mexico. Jimmy Polk took the Southwest and California in a war Ulysses Grant called the most unjust ever fought. When the South declared independence, Lincoln sent a million-man army to march them back in a war that cost 600,000 lives.
William McKinley sent armies and warships to seize Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Guam and the Philippines. The indigenous peoples were not consulted. God told me to take the Philippines, said McKinley.
The conquest and colonization of the New World and the creation of the United States and its rise to world power required acts of aggression and war of which many among our elites are ashamed. They exhibit their guilt by tearing down the statues of the men who perpetrated the crimes that created America. But of these elites, it may be f...
The latest artificial hysteria cranked up by the Offendedness Cartel re: detention of juvenile illegal immigrants is the most nakedly sentimental appeal yet by the party out-of-power, a.k.a. the Resistance. I have a solution: instead of holding these children in some sort of jail-like facility until their identity can be sorted out, just give each one of them an honorary masters degree in Diversity Studies from Harvard and let them, for Gods sake, go free in the worlds greatest job market. Before you know it, well have the next generation of Diversity and Inclusion deans, and America will be safe from racism, sexism, and Hispanophobia.
I wont waste more than this sentence in arguing that official policy for the treatment of juvenile illegal immigrants is exactly what it was under Mr. Obama, and Mr. Bush before him. I didnt hear Paul Krugman of The New York Times hollering about the various federal agencies acting like Nazis back in 2014, or 2006. Youd think that ICE officers were taking these kids out behind the dumpster and shooting them in the head. No, actually, the kids are watching Marvel Comics movies, playing video games, or soccer, and getting three square meals a day while the immigration officials try to figure out who their parents are, or how to repatriate them to their countries-of-origin if they came here without any parents say, with the assistance of the Sinaloa Drug Cartel. By the way, these make up the majority of kids detained in the latest wave of mass border crossings.
Actual political leadership among the Resistance is AWOL this week. Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer failed to offer up any alternative legislative plan for sorting out these children differently. One can infer in the political chatter emanating from the Offendedness Cartel that immigration law is ipso-facto cruel and inhuman and that the solution is an open border. In theory, this might play to the Democratic Partys effort to win future elections by enlisting an ever-growing voter base of Mexican and Central American newcomers. But it assumes that somehow these newcomers get to become citizens, with the right to vote in US elections normally an arduous process requiring an application and patience but that, too, is apparently up for debate, especially in California, where lawmakers are eager to enfranchise anyone with a pulse who is actually there, citizen or not.
Krugman of The Times really hit the ball out of the park today with his diatribe comparing US Immigration enforcement to the Nazis treatment of the Jews. As a person of the Hebrew persuasion myself, I rather...
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Unfortunately, Fake News is alive and all too well.
This was witnessed in spades this past week as the Fake News/Kill Trump media lied through its fangs about the President on immigration.
The Fake Newsies, at least 90% of whom are Democrat Party operatives, waxed hysteria over the separation of Hispanic children from their immigrant parents, i.e. those who entered America illegally through the southern border.
Of course, the blame for all of this was laid at the feet of the President, who was excoriated by his political enemies in Washington D.C. and their apologists and fellow partisans in the Fake News industry for his zero tolerance policy.
By now, any remotely honest observer of the political scene should know that the truth is profoundly otherwise than what fake journalists and commentators would have us think.
First, the separation of families for which Trump is being blamed is a feature of a policy that was passed by a Democrat-controlled Congress and signed into law back in 2008 by George W. Bush. This policy was continued throughout Barack Obamas two terms.
In fact, the emotionally-charged photos of detention facilities circulated by the Fake News media that were designed to convict Trump of heartlessness were taken while Obama was President.
This is one crucial respect in which coverage of this issue reveals itself for the Fake News that it is. Yet it is certainly not the only respect.
Second, that for a decadethe decade that their fellow partisans held control of the levers of power in D.C.fake journalists didnt utter a peep about this policy for which they are now blasting Trump proves that they are cooking a controversy for partisan political purposes.
This isnt journalism. It is advocacy. It is political.
It is fake.
Third, the vast majority of those crying over the separation of families have spent decades undermining the sanctity of the family at every conceivable turn. The idea of traditional family values is one upon which this crew has set its sights with a vengeance. They have not only mocked and ridiculed all things religious (and, particularly, Christian), they have aggressively sought to fundamentally transform the entire cultural and legal landscape.
Those who have just now discovered the sanctity of the familyand make no mistakes, when they shed their tears (however fake, like their news, these tears undoubtedly are), they imply their recognition of this spiritual and moral realityhave campaigned inexhaustibly for such family-crippling things as: no-fault divorce; de-stigmatizing both co-habitation outside of marriage and illegitimacy; sexual promiscuity; free contraceptives; the empowermen...
Editors Note: Doug Casey lives in Uruguay but have you ever wondered why?
Most people dont know much about the country. So when Casey Daily Dispatch editor Justin Spittler visited Doug at his Uruguayan ranch, he decided to get the scoop
Justin: So, Doug. Why Uruguay?
Doug: Well, Uruguay used to be known as the Switzerland of South America. It once had the most free-market banking and financial infrastructures, and excellent privacy. It was once very desirable from that point of view. All the Latin Americans used it as a tax haven and a money refuge. It still clings to remnants of that reputation.
Uruguay is also a small country. It is about the size of Missouri. Its population is around 3.5 million people. Small is good, especially when the financial industry is a big part of the local economy. To me, small is attractive
Its quiet and backward. When I first visited in 1980, I thought I was stepping back into the 1930sI kid you not.
Geographically, the place is like Julius Caesars Gaul. Its divided into three parts.
One part is Montevideo, the capital. Its home to a million people, and the center of economic activitysuch as it is. Its got some upmarket areas, but its a dump for the most part.
Then theres Punta del Este, a beach resort town. Packed in the season, from Christmas to February 1, but very very quiet the rest of the year. Thats where the rich live.
Then, the third part, is the endless pampas in the countrys interiorjust farmland. Theres really nothing of interest once you leave Punta and the beach resorts. The country is like Kansas with a sea coast.
On the bright side, there are some interesting, rich, sophisticated people that live around Punta. Many of them are Argentines that moved across the border for tax or political reasons. Some people moved here simply because its a pleasant and quiet, albeit backward, little country. I guess thats my excuse for spending time here. Great place to catch up on reading, research, and writing.
I like it. But outside of the season its quiet. You have to amuse yourself.
Justin: It seems relatively safe, though.
Doug: Yes, its also a very low-crime location. In South America, the high-crime countries have always been Brazil and Colombia. Now add VenezuelaColombia is improving rapidly. The low-crime countries have always been Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile.
Plus, Uruguay is also, along with Chile, the least corrupt country in South America. You dont dare try to bribe a cop here. Thats out of the question.
In Argentina, whi...
I recall how a friend of mine who once served as a senior Pentagon intelligence briefer described what he called breaking in a new president. Today, incoming presidents receive some intelligence briefings so that they do not land in office on a cold January day totally unprepared for what awaits them. But generally speaking, the real surprises are unveiled during the first week when they get the full classified briefings that are carefully prepared both to inform and to enhance the value of the agency doing the briefing. In the case of the Central Intelligence Agency, the most secret clandestine operations are revealed in power point to convince the new chief executive that the intelligence community is keeping the nation safe. The Pentagon for its part unveils flashy new weapons systems either about to come on line or being planned to demonstrate its ability to deter aggression from any source.
The thinking is that if you get the new president on board in his first few days he will be yours forever, signing off on budget increases year after year while also providing political cover when things go wrong. While the Defense Department and intelligence community benefit from the process and are frequently able to get the presidents ear because they are able to unveil some sensational secrets, other government agencies also competing for dollars do not have that appeal and do not do so well. State Department, for example, rarely makes much of an impression because its work is basically prosaic.
The systematic attempts to get the president on ones side inevitably are more successful with chief executives lacking experience in government as they have nothing to measure the power points they are seeing against. President George H. W. Bush, emerging from years spent as a naval officer, a congressman and CIA Director, is unlikely to have been much influenced by a briefing. President Bill Clinton, harboring a negative perception about CIA, did not even see his Director James Woolsey for over a year. But, on balance, most new presidents are willing to be seduced by the inside-the-Beltway establishment as represented by the Pentagon and the intelligence community.
Donald Trump in particular appears to have succumbed, deferring to generals and intelligence chiefs much more often than not, but he has also taken the message of American omnipotence too much to heart. Trump, with no military or government experience, defers to the national security advocates without any sense of the hard reality that all actions have consequences.
The Pentagon is still planning for a military parade in Washington on Veterans Day in November, a huge waste of resources that will do little more than stroke the presidential ego. And the open admiration for the armed forces makes it easy for Trump to think first of using weapons and coercion instead of diplomacy, to launch cru...
Youve no doubt heard the joke. About how your actual mileage will . . . vary.
Everyone knows this means: Expect to get less than whatever the EPA advertises on the new car window sticker. But in the EPAs defense, at least the city and highway numbers were used to seeing are comprehensible. And within a roughly 10 percent margin of error they correspond with on-the-road reality.
Your car might not get the advertised 35 MPG on the highway. But it wont be 15 MPG. Not unless you punch a hole in the gas tank.
Then theres this MPGe business thats beginning to show up on new car window stickers. On the stickers of plug-in hybrids which all of a sudden everyone seems to be selling.
Your mileage will really vary.
106 MPGe! (Chevy Volt) 97 MPG! (Ford Fusion Energi) 74 MPGe! (Mercedes GLC350e).
These are spectacular claims not unlike those late-night TV miracle diet pill ads that promise youll drop 20 pounds a week.
Lets dissect this scam the MPGe thing, I mean and then get into the reasons for the scam. Actually, lets get into the reasons first. They center on the frantic on the part of the car manufacturers need to sell or at least get rid of plug-in hybrids and electric cars.
Frantic, because the car companies are forced to manufacture them not because of customer demand but because of the jihad being waged by the government against internal combustion via de jure zero emissions vehicle production mandates and de facto production mandates such as the fuel economy fatwas which cannot be complied with absent the production of vehicles that dont use any fuel (well, any gas) either all the time (pure electric cars) or some of the time (plug-in hybrids).
These vehicles help with the averages the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) averages.
By adding e to the MPG mix.
In addition to the usual IC-engine city/highway figures, the electric mileage is factored in. It is computed as follows: 33.7 kilowatts of electricity is equivalent, in terms of energy, to a gallon of gas. Thus, an electric car or partial electric car (plug-in hybrid) that uses 29 kilowatt-hours every 100 miles of d...
These long summer days are good for forest walks or swimming; in the evenings, I read classics with my 10 year old son who otherwise spends too much time at video games. This time, it happens to be the Odyssey, the poem I translated some 25 years ago, and yesterday I came to read Book IV on Menelaus bewailing his comrades who fell at Troy or on the perilous way home.
And for me it was the time to beweep my dear comrades-in-arms who have suffered the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune. So many of you, who went fighting the beast, are dead, or exiled, or imprisoned, like my Spanish publisher Don Pedro Varela and the American researcher Barrett Brown. Or fired from a university like Julio Pino, professor of Kent State.
And then Menelaus said: Much as I weep for all my men, for none of all these comrades do I grieve as much as for this one. The one is Ulysses who has been detained for years on the island of Ogygia by Calypso the Nymph.
It brought to my mind the fate of Julian Assange, this modern Odysseus, who has been held in his luxurious Knightsbridge prison for years. Actually, for full six years, as today, as I write it, is the anniversary of his incarceration in the Ecuador Embassy.
So many epithets used by Homer for the King of Ithaca fit Julian to a tee! He is wise and noble, resourceful and cunning, wily and crafty, brilliant and steadfast, but also evil-starred man of woe.
His name still scares the enemy, and cheers a friend. Though an Antipode by birth, Julian became famous in the North of Europe, where this tall slim handsome youthful silver-haired man came to raise the banner of his revolt. Eight years ago, I compared him to Neo of the Matrix, the man destined to break the matrix of lies and set us free.
The Amazing Adventures of Captain Neo in Blonde-Land, as no doubt the story of Julian Assanges escapades in Sweden will be known once it inevitably makes its way into the hands of one of the goofier Hollywood directors say Robert Zemeckis or Mel Brooks, or perhaps Stephen Herek of Bill & Teds Excellent Adventure. It would do better in the hands of Andy Wachowski, where he might do for Julian Assange what he once did for Keanu Reeves.
Who could ask for a more beautiful set-up? Its a story fit for a tabloid, yet it might be transformed into something an intellectual could read without embarrassment. This latest adventure is the stuff of pulp fiction, and chock full of Langley spies, computer hackers, crazy feminists, flatfooted cops and sleazy rags in the female kingdom of Sweden!......
Gaius Plinius Secundus, better known in history as Pliny the Elder, was an influential administrator, officer, and author during his life. Although he was only fifty-six years old at the time of his death, he left behind a great legacy of political respect and appreciation, as well as a reputation for being one of the strongest ancient Roman historians whose work survives to this day. Though he was not overly appreciated during his own lifetime, the writing of this privileged military general provides much knowledge of Roman life, science, and philosophy.
Born in Como, Italy into a powerful and elite equestrian family (akin to knights), Pliny the Elder lived from 23 or 24 AD until August 24, 79 AD, the exact date of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Pompeii, in which Pliny met his final end. He had no children of his own and never married, more absorbed with his work, his writings, and travels.
In 35 AD, he traveled to Rome at the ripe young age of ten to be given a proper Roman education. There, he was taught the art of rhetoric and public speaking, both invaluable skills for someone from his wealthy upbringing. His tutelage served him well as he worked under Publius Pomponius Secundus, a renowned tragic poet who first introduced Pliny to the art of literature. Throughout the rest of his life (while on the road, and in between careers) Pliny worked tirelessly on a variety of written works.
Between the years 45 and 47 AD, Pliny found himself in Gallia Belgica as a military officer of the Roman forces, and later as leader of the cavalry. With the Roman army he widely toured the provinces, moving from Germany to the Mediterranean and possibly even to the British Isles. He aided in the defeat of such tribes as the Frisians of the lowlands of modern Germany and the Chauci between the rivers of Ems and Elbe. During that time, he wrote a treatise on the German technique of throwing a spear while riding a horse, presumably to teach the skill to the Romans. He also wrote possibly the first Roman biography about his teacher, and later a twenty-one volume work on the Germanic wars.
Pliny the Elders phalera bears an inscription formed from punched dots: PLINIO PRAEF EQ; i.e., Plinio praefecto equitum, Pliny prefect of cavalry. It was perhaps issued to every man in Plinys unit. The figure is the...
Russians are hoping the 2.5 million foreign guests who will visit their country for the football World Cup will come away with a new and better understanding of the place, but likewise Russians are sure to learn new things about the rest of the world. Specifically just how thirsty for beer the European football fandom is:
Of all the problems Russia expected to encounter while hosting the World Cup, a booze shortage was not one. But that is precisely what soccer fans are facing in Moscow and other cities hosting the tournament as high demand has caught suppliers by surprise.
Beer-guzzling fans risk drinking parts of Moscow dry, with some bars and restaurants in the Russian capital saying they are running low and having to wait longer than usual for fresh supplies.
We just didnt think they would only want beer, said one waiter at a upscale eatery in central Moscow who asked not to be identified for fear of scaring off future customers.
The waiter said his restaurant ran out of draft lager on Monday and deliveries are taking longer than usual, at least 24 hours, because suppliers stocks are also running low.
Although alcohol plays an important role in Russian cuisine and cultureand shortages are virtually unheard of beer is seen as simply not strong enough to make the grade. It was only reclassified from soft to alcoholic beverage in 2011.
In recent days, multiple reports from the host cities of Moscow, Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod suggested that cafes and bars around tournament venues are running low. Martin Freidman, security chief for the Swedish soccer assosciation (SvFF), said that fans of the Scandinavian nation were struggling to find places able to serve them a pint in Nizhny Novgorod, with a day to go until the teams opening match earlier this week, the Aftonbladet newspaper has reported.
In some places, (the beer) already finished yesterday, Fredman said on Tuesday. The city has never hosted anything like this before and that is why proprietors of bars have been caught by surprise.
Staff at both the capitals Gogol and El Asador, meanwhile, have said that the first World Cup weekends drinking required them to replenish fast, as one barman estimated soccer fans guzzled down around 800 liters of beer in just three days, downing the cheap lager before moving on to more expensive bottled beers. El Asador apparently ran....
Most people believe government agencies like the Food and Drug Administration keep them safe. But a book by Dr. Mary J. Ruwart explodes this myth.
People often argue that without the protection of government agencies, we would face constant peril. Allegedly, without the FDA, our pharmacy shelves would be lined with unregulated products containing deadly substances, marketed by the unscrupulous.
Of course, this argument rests upon the unspoken assumption that the laws and regulations enforced by the FDA are benign, causing little or no harm, and few, if any, deaths. It also rests upon the assumption that, without government regulation, there are no market-based mechanisms for certifying the safety of drugs and products.
In her important new book, Death by Regulation: How We Were Robbed of a Golden Age of Health and How We Can Reclaim It, Dr. Ruwart provides information which thoroughly refutes these assumptions.
Dr. Ruwart holds a B.S. in biochemistry, a Ph.D. in biophysics and spent 19 years as a pharmaceutical research scientist for the Upjohn Company. She has also chaired an IRB (Institutional Review Board), consulted with nutraceutical companies and been an expert witness against the FDA. Therefore, she is intimately familiar with the impact of the FDA and the laws and regulations it enforces. Her easily digestible book focuses specifically upon the detrimental impact of the 1962 Amendments to the 1938 Food and Drug Act (the Amendments).
Dr. Ruwart reviews the burdensome effects of the Amendments, including a lengthening of the average period for new drug development from approximately four years to 14 years. She explains the numerous additional requirements set forth in the Amendments, and the additional development time caused by them and provides heartbreaking examples of the effect of this wait time on those with life-threatening illnesses.
For example, she discusses how, in the early years of the AIDS epidemic, United States AIDS patients often had to travel to other countries with fewer regulatory requirements to obtain new therapies still unapproved by the FDA, sometimes having the drugs confiscated upon reentry to the United States. She further discusses black market AIDS Buyers Clubs which quickly formed in response to the need for therapies and hired chemists to make drugs undergoing development, in violation of pharmaceutical companies patents. She also points out that, although making, selling and distributing these drugs without FDC approval violated the law, the FDA often took no action against most violators, especially those in California who...
Pensioners should drink four cups of coffee a day to protect and repair their heart muscle, research suggests.
Levels of caffeine, equivalent to drinking four cups of coffee, could help to protect healthy blood vessels and repair the heart after a heart attack, a study claims.
The stimulant boosts a protein known to be important in regenerating heart cells, and which could also protect them from damage.
Caffeine is thought to lower the risk for diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and stroke, but the reasons for this are not well understood.
German researchers now think caffeine may make cells which line the arteries and veins healthier, improving their ability to resist or recover from damage.
The scientists say their findings should lead to better strategies for protecting heart muscle, and another expert called the results very interesting.
They suggest caffeine could particularly benefit elderly people, whose hearts may be naturally weaker and more at risk of damage.
Research by Heinrich-Heine-University and the IUF-Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine in Dusseldorf, Germany, discovered the health-boosting effects of caffeine on heart cells.
They found the drug which is also found in tea and soft drinks like Coca Cola improves the function of cells lining the heart and blood vessels.
It does this by encouraging the movement of a vital protein called p27 into the cells.
Caffeine also strengthens mitochondria, which give cells their energy, so they are more able to keep cells healthy and protect them, the study says.
Caffeine protects the hearts of ageing, pre-diabetic and obese mice
The research, done on mice, showed caffeine protected the hearts of pre-diabetic, obese and old mice.
The researchers suggest it could offer the same benefits to elderly people, whose hearts are more at risk of damage and may have weaker cells.
Study author Professor Judith Haendeler said: Our results indicate a new mode of action for caffeine, one that promotes protection and repair of heart muscle.
These results should lead to better strategies for protecting heart muscle from damage, including consideration of coffee consumption or caffeine as an additional dietary factor in the elderly population.
Published June 23, 2018
TSE BONITO, N.M. Members of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, President Russell Begaye, and the Eastern Navajo Land Commission office met with officials from the U.S. Department of the Interiors Land Buy-Back Program, Appraisal and Valuation Services Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indianson Thursday, to discuss the implementation of the second round of the federal Land Buy-Back Programfor the Navajo Nation.
In 2012 the Cobell Settlement, which stemmed from a class action lawsuit over claims that the federal government mismanaged and incorrectly accounted for the income from Indian Trust assets specifically Individual Indian Money accounts. Out of the total settlement award of $1.9 billion, $1.5 billion was allocated to purchase fractional land interests, $285 million for implementation and administrative costs, and $60 million for scholarships for Native Americans.
The 23rd Navajo Nation Council approved legislation in April 2014 that authorized former President Ben Shelly to sign a cooperative agreement with the federal government to allow the Eastern Navajo Land Commission to hire staff, educate Navajo landowners, and coordinate sale offers under the implementation of the program on the Navajo Nation.
In January 2017, the 23rd Navajo Nation Council hosted a closing ceremony to mark the successful end to the first round of the program for the Navajo Nation, in which more than $108 million was paid to Navajo landowners and an equivalent of more than 155,000 acres of land was restored into trust for the Navajo Nation.
During Thursdays meeting, Council Delegate Seth Damon (Bh...
Peace, love and Donald Trump? I get the skepticism regarding the tentative nuclear disarmament agreement the president and Kim Jong-un reached last week, but not the cynicism not the outright dismissal. Its too easy to hate Trump, but he isnt the point. In his reckless unpredictability in his lust for applause and desperation Continue reading "Trump, Kim, and the Nuclear Status Quo"
Published June 23, 2018
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate has approved the nomination of Jean Carol Hovland, of South Dakota, to serve as the Commissioner of the Administration for Native Americans at the Department of Health and Human Services.
Hovland is an enrolled member of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and currently serves as the senior advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the Department of the Interior, where she advises senior departmental officials on a diverse portfolio of Indian affairs matters. She previously served as the tribal affairs advisor and Native American outreach coordinator to Senator John Thune (R-S.D.).
The Administration for Native Americans at the Department of Health and Human Services promotes self-sufficiency and cultural preservation for Native Americans through community-based projects to foster economic and social development, as well as training and technical assistance to eligible tribes and Native American communities.
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The U.S. Congress has power over two very important things: money and information. It can, in theory and practice, end a war by refusing to fund it. It can and has compelled the leading architects of American foreign policy CIA directors, national security advisors, secretaries of defense to answer for their Continue reading "Why We Need a Congress That Cares About Foreign Policy"
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When asked if they believed that Donald Trump has helped or harmed the Canadian economy, 72% of Canadians believed Donald Trump has harmed the Canadian economy. This sentiment was consistent across all age groups and regions.
Over the last 9 months, members of NAFTA have engaged in discussions regarding re-negotiations to various terms of the agreement. A large majority of Canadians (87%) were aware of these discussions. Millennial awareness of these discussions taking place were the lowest at 63%, while the topic was very well known among older Canadians aged 45+ with over 90% awareness. Men (92%) seemed to be more engaged with the issue than women (83%). Awareness levels were also c...
State chairmen reject Unity List, say Buhari will lose with it Appeal Court didnt validate Flag-Amachrees exco Abes camp Minister heads to court to stop Oyo delegates Police deploy 5,000 personnel, sniffer dogs As over 6,500 delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) converge on Abuja today for the partys National 
how top NNPC official died after we collected ransom in dollars Following the arrest of the kidnapping gang which allegedly abducted and killed a senior staff of the Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), shocking confessions have come 
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its confirmation of clampdown on opposition PDP Ohanaeze calls for senators immediate release as MASSOB kicks A fresh twist into the disappearance of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, took a new dimension yesterday as the Department of State Services (DSS) arrested the lawmaker representing Abia-South 
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Former AMAA most promising act of the year and presenter, Belinda Effah, boasts of an organic rise in Nigerian movie industry, but somewhere along the line, she plunged into a sideline enterprise, which she claims was a child of necessity. In this interview with LANRE ODUKOYA, the actress speaks about career, what she wants in 
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insists on adherence to the rule of law The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday told the 12 newly appointed Justices of the Court of Appeal not to turn themselves into political tools in the hands of politicians, who may wish to use them in achieving their selfish ends. The 12 
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back on track for second round says Mikel will be fit for Argentina Musa: I am a record breaker Ahmed Musa scored two secondhalf goals to hand Nigeria a 2-0 win over Iceland thus reviving Nigerias hope of progressing to the knock-out stage of the Russia 2018 World 
Media Incites Love Affair With Brutal Violence Leftists Threatening Children, ICE, Border Patrol, And All Deplorables, After Fake News Go Viral By Susan Duclos All News PipeLine On Thursday we documented a number of outright lies recently pushed by...
You know when someone says, we need to talk? This is going to be one of those chats. I wont pretend its not going to be painful. But I will own up and say: you need to hear what I am going to tell you.
We need to talk about the events of the last ten days. What they mean for you, your kids, your society, and its future. And I dont mean any of this in a judgmental way. Only in the way of quiet observance, and gentle understanding. I know that youre numb and fatigued and shocked, and that you havent processed them yet. Lets start here.
Over the last few years, here are a few things youve normalized. Regular school shootings, to the point that little kids are traumatized by active shooter drills. People dying for a lack of basic medicine, like insulinwhich doesnt happen even in the worlds poorest countries. Young people that cant afford to have families, or homes of their own. Old people who live in their cars, unable to retire, chasing seasonal work at Amazon and Walmart. Childbirth costing half of an average persons incomeand healthcare the other half. People living in indignity, squalor, and despair, but the rich growing vastly richer, as a resultwhich intellectuals and economists cheer on, as it if were somehow worthy to profit from the suffering of a nation. And a media which fails to understandand thus explaineven that much.
You have normalized social collapse, in other words.
But in the last ten days, something new and very different happened. Something darker still. Tent cities in which child migrants who were separated from their familiesor, without the doublespeak: concentration camps for infantswhere kids werent allowed to hug each other, be touched, be soothed, or be cared for in basic ways. The world was aghast. The UN called it a major human rights violation. They are being polite. It was a voyage to the very brink of genocideone of whose definitions is child separationand back.
Now you are crossing a very, very dangerous line. Im sure you sense it. Whats the difference between the stuff on my first listpeople dying for a lack of insulin, etceteraand the second one, concentration camps for kids? There is a differenceanyone can see that much. But what is it, precisely?The line you are crossing now is the one between collapse and implosion.
Collapse is a result of inaction. Of negligence. But implosion is a result of action. Of malice, of construction, of careful, deliberate havoc. A house might collapse if you dont care for its foundations. But a house can only implode if you set fire to it, or bomb it. And that is what is happening to you righ...
Children have a right to basic facilities such as school toilets, potable drinking water, clean surroundings and basic information on hygiene. Water, sanitation and hygiene in schools create an enabling environment, which secures childrens dignity, safety, health and attendance in classes. They are more receptive and quick to adopt and sustain change and would later 
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I don't know about you, but I'm getting a little tired of waiting for the Hitlerian nightmare that the corporate media promised us was coming back in 2016. Frankly, I'm beginning to suspect that all their apocalyptic pronouncements were just parts of some elaborate cocktease. I mean, here we are, a year and half into the reign of the Trumpian Reich, and, well, where are all the concentration camps, the SS units with their death's head insignia, the Riefenstahlian parades and rallies? Trump hasn't even banned the Democratic Party, or annexed Canada, or invaded Mexico, or made anybody wear color-coded armbands. If he doesn't start Hitlering relatively soon, the oracles of the corporate media are going to have some serious explaining to do. I don't think I'm overreacting. After all, back in 2016, The Guardian promised us an "Age of Darkness," and the end of "civilized order" as we know it. "Globalization is dead, and white supremacy has triumphed," one of its more hysterical pundits proclaimed. "Donald Trump is actually a fascist," Michael Kinsley assured us in The Washington Post. Charles Blow of The New York Times warned that Trump's election was "the beginning of the end," the descent of the republic into "racial Orwellianism," whatever that's supposed to mean. Thomas Friedman called it "a moral 911." Paul Krugman predicted nothing short of "a global recession with no end in sight." Jonathan Chait, after heroically vowing not to flee the country with his terrified family, but to stay and fight to the bitter end, guaranteed us that the "monster," Trump, would "shake the republic to its foundations."
Google has officially entered into the podcatching space with a new Android-only app called Google Podcasts.
The app has the typical sorts of offerings when it comes to the more furnished dedicated podcatching apps out there such as a mosaic of top choices, a trending section and search. Google Podcasts syncs across all devices from Google Home to Android phones and tablets, letting users continue from where they left [off]. Specific to Google is a suggestion feature powered by Google Assistant that will proffer other shows in the same genre or on the same network.
Two competitors are Apple Podcasts and Pocket Casts.
See also: Making sense of Google's podcast flip-flop, which discusses the ill-fated Google Listen.
Suddenly, the podcast management/discovery competition heats up:
Pocket Casts, the incredibly popular podcast application, announced today that it is opening up a public beta program for Android users. This will allow any interested user access to the app's newest features, with the caveat that builds might be broken or unstable. If you'd like to sign up for the public beta on Android, you can do so at this Google Play link.
[...] It's likely not a coincidence that this announcement comes on the heels of Google's introduction of its own app, called Google Podcasts.
John M. 'Johnny' Adams, Executive Director of the Bourhenne Medical Research Foundation, joins our Life Extension Board.
Eyes Down is a comedy starring Paul OGrady as Ray Temple, the manager of a bingo hall in Liverpool, England called The Rio, although the series was filmed in Rayners Lane in London.Although it had moderate ratings, the programme only lasted for two series until it was cancelled by the BBC in 2004. The show was written by Angela Clarke and directed by Christine Gernon
Published on Jun 21, 2018
"In an average year we see 1,000 to 2,000 sealed indictments. We're at 35,679 sealed indictments and those indictments could contain multiple people, or even multiple offenses. So when Donald Trump says, "We're draining the swamp", this is what we're seeing" says 412anon. Join me, 412anon, Pamphlet and NinjaWarrior as we explore the tangible evidence that strongly supports the thesis that BIG things ARE happening in the areas of resignations, sealed indictments and pedo arrests.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, at a meeting with CSTO Foreign Ministers in Almaty, announced Russia's desire to gain access to reference laboratories that were opened with US financial support in Armenia and Kazakhstan The words of Lavrov quoted the publication Kommersant: "Our special services and scientists are tense with the appearance of these laboratories, they do not rule out that this can somehow later be used against us, they do not put them in Western Europe." The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with other interested Russian departments (including security forces) seeks to avert the threat of the world's use of biological weapons. In some areas there is a positive trend. Thus, Moscow and Yerevan are discussing the possibility of signing an agreement on cooperation in the field of biological research, which will open access for Russian specialists to the US laboratories in Armenia.
Published on Jun 18, 2018
The G7 summit has come to a close with all eyes on Justin Trudeau as he scrambles to save face in the midst of launching a potential trade war. Trudeau also tries to justify the 600 million Canadian tax payers dollars that was a spent on security during the summit at a recent press conference. In this video Leigh Stuart of Press For Truth visited Quebec to cover the G7 and the overkill that was security with police outnumbering protesters 4 to 1.
SES Star Chamber Protects Assassination
Attempt of the President: Inspector General Report
JUNE 22, 2018
Source: Starship Earth: The Big Picture
Now this is a conversation I dont know why were having. Why arent these people in jail?
Reblogged from AIM4Truth. Read, listen or both. The FBI staff actual conversations are here, so theres no disputing it.
Youve probably heard that the HRC fans in this particular faction of the cabal actually referred to Clinton as the president before the election. Unbelievable. They ALL thought it was a done deal. Dont you love surprises?
Thomas/Douglas Gabriel explains the actual conversations so we get the full context and meaning. Good job. ~ BP
SES Star Chamber Protects Assassination Attempt of the President
The SES Star Chamber Explained. As you listen to the audio, you can read the relevant text of the IG Report below.
A Review of Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 Election Oversight and Review Division 18-04 June 2018
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
First, we found that several FBI employees who played critical roles in the investigation sent political messagessome of whic...
Rich liberals they want everyone else to be disarmed while they live in gated communities surrounded by armed security where ever they go.
True to the lefts habit of having one set of standards for itself and another set for the common man, gun control activist David Hogg was photographed in the Big Apple ostensibly flanked by bodyguards with military haircuts and Secret Service-style suits.
Heres [David Hogg] in NYC today with armed guards and bunch of publicists. #neveragain #Hypocrites, Sean Di Somma posted on Twitter, along with photographs to back it up.
Sean Di Somma (@SeanDiSomma) June 20, 2018
Hogg, who has capitalized off the Parkland school shooting with numerous appearances on talk and political shows by championing gun control, responded to the tweet, but didnt deny that he was accompanied by armed guards.
Love you too, he tweeted.
Get dat money pic.twitter.com/uR0ftNTIoS
Sean Di Somma (@SeanDiSomma) June 20, 2018
On Friday, June 8, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow augmented her nightly Russiagate fetish by extolling the merits of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), telling her huge audience that the NED, created in the 1980s by the Ronald Reagan administration, still does the "non-partisan hard work around the world, of promoting small D democracy and promoting the institutions of civil society that any culture needs in order to have a functioning democracy." By Wednesday, June 13, at least one progressive writer, Bill Berkowitz, had challenged Maddow's viewpoint on NED as "naive". He wrote: "Whatever else can be said about the NED and its affiliated organizations, it is hard to back up Maddow's naive claim about its work re 'promoting small D democracy.' Because amid whatever success it may have had, the NED is also notable for supporting anti-democratic organizations, and contributing to the overthrow of democratically elected governments. Along the way, it has provided a glut of disinformation, misinformation, and downright fake news in pursuit of its mission." 
Possibly Russian CNN broadcaster buried amid hot dog avalanche, when banana Harlow loses familiarity up as inside apple never reaches. Frustrated, perhaps, but Arnold around cheese investigation from more of it, finds yes. Although in never it wasnt today Continue reading
MSNBC's Deutsch equates Trump voters to Nazi guards: 'If you vote
for Trump, you're the bad guy' | TheHill: We can no longer say
Trumps the bad guy. If you vote for Trump, youre the bad guy,"
Deutsch said on "Morning Joe."
"If you vote for Trump, you are ripping children from parents arms, he added. "What the Democrats have to do is make the next election a referendum on not who Trump is, but who you are."
If you vote for Trump then you, the voter, you, not Donald Trump, are standing at the border, like Nazis, going you here, you here,' Deutsch said.
A woman was driving along a Los Angeles
freeway when she noticed something furry huddled up in the
carpool lane and was horrified when she realized it was a tiny
kitten. Unable to go back or pull over without causing an accident,
the woman quickly contacted Hope for Paws, hoping that they
could get to the poor kitten before it was too late.
As soon as they got the text, Hope for Paws rescuers Eldad Hagar and Loreta Frankonyte, who were on their way back from another rescue, quickly drove out to the spot on the freeway that the woman had described. They spotted the kitten as they were passing him, and were able to safely pull over next to an exit. They knew they had to act quickly in order to rescue the kitten, as traffic was zooming by all around him.
Credit: Hope for PawsOnce we were ready, Loreta Frankonyte and I broke into the freeway and stopped traffic completely, Hagar wrote in a video about the rescue. Not knowing the kitten's state of mind, I told Loreta I will approach from the front so he can see me, and she will surprise him from behind.
Credit: Hope for Pawsand was able to grab him before he even realized what was happening.
Credit: Hope for PawsThe plan worked perfectly, and people were really happy to...
The presidency has again accused the National Assembly of distortions in the 2018 budget signed on Wednesday by President Muhammadu. President Buhari after signing the fiscal document raised concerns over discrepancies and cuts in allocations to critical projects as proposed by the executive. A statement yesterday by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. 
Tom Fittons Video Weekly Update Video Judicial Watch Smoking Gun Docs Show McCain Staffer Suggested Financially-Ruinous IRS Audits, JW Sues for Texts of Anti-Trump Mueller Deputy & the Latest on the Illegal Alien Crisis Video Source
A convicted pedophile was tasked to run a child detention facility in Texas under orders from the Obama administration. Ernesto Padron was a border agent until he was arrested for child abuse in 2010. According [...]
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Prof Sophie Oluwole retired from the University of Lagos 18 years ago as a Professor of Philosophy. She told FLORA ONWUDIWE in this interview how treatment using traditional African medicine cured her of cataract years ago while urging Nigerians to accept herbs as a viable form of treatment. You are an advocate of traditional 
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Putting the lid back on a jar before tossing it in the trash
could save an animals life just ask one lucky fox,
appropriately named Miracle.
Earlier this month, firefighters with the Pasco County Fire Department in Florida saw firsthand why this simple act is so important when an unusual visitor showed up on their doorstep asking for help.
Firefighter Joseph Skanks was working out in the bay of Pasco Fire Rescue Station 26 when he caught a glimpse of a very young fox with a plastic tub stuck around his head.
Credit: Facebook/Pasco County Fire RescueSkanks followed the fox, but when he tried to get closer, the animal scurried off into the bushes behind the station. It wasnt unusual to see foxes loitering around the tree line behind the station but Skanks had never seen one in such a dire predicament.
Credit: Facebook/Owl's Nest Sanctuary for WildlifeWhen the fox appeared a second time just outside the station, Skanks decided that he needed to bring in reinforcements.
Child Trafficking: The Elephant in the Room
JUNE 22, 2018
The firestorm of press about abandoned immigrant children and kids separated from parents and in prison-like detention centres in America is getting the attention it deserves. Im happy about it. Sure, many are uninformed and dont understand the situation and a few liberals are using it to attack the President and his administration, but what else is new?
This video explains the newest con jobfrom the cover of Timemagazine. How much more obvious can it get that the ones who own the media lie?
All About Planes An Incident Yesterday and
a Revised 9/11 Theory from James Perloff [video]
JUNE 22, 2018
Source: Starship Earth: The Big Picture
Scott Anthony shared this video from New Jersey from June 21. No idea yet who was in the plane. Interesting, though.
Angry Birds: US Fighter (F16 / Blackhawk) Aircraft Scramble To Intercept Twin Turbo Prop Plane (NJ)
James Perloff has revised his earlier conclusions about what hit the buildings on September 11, 2001, and how an airplane might have been able to pierce them and then explode. Its a fascinating article with several videos, as well.
He includes a remark from a viewer of an interview he did on the SGT Report which might confirm that someone really did see what they swear was an airplane pierce and enter the first World Trade Center tower. What if?
My New Take: Preliminaries
by James Perloff
Ill start by quoting an email I received last year, omitting the writers name:
I listened to you last night on SGT Report talk about 9/11 and I was very impressed with your research. But I want to tell you this, I am one of the few people, maybe the only one (who knows?) who watched the first plane hit the North Tower from West Broadway just above Houston Street. I was locking up a van I was driving at the time and heard the plane overheadmuch louder than normal. I looked up and watched it fly over Washington Square Village and directly over my head. The plane seemed old, frankly. The plane then penetrated the...
For the first 15 years of his life, Rascal lived in a tiny cage
in a basement. He wasnt being fed on a regular basis, and when he
was fed, he was given only peanuts, which are not part of a healthy
diet for a parrot. Birds of a Feather
Parrot Rescue of New Mexico found out about Rascal and asked
his family to surrender him. The family agreed, but told the rescue
Rascal was mean and loud, and they didnt think anyone would want
Credit: Birds of a Feather Parrot Rescue of New MexicoAs soon as Rascal arrived in their care, his rescuers realized just how wrong his family had been. While Rascal was timid and hesitant to trust, he was still incredibly friendly, and it seemed all he needed was the right environment in order to eventually thrive.
Credit: Birds of a Feather Parrot Rescue of New MexicoRascal was in pretty rough shape when his rescuers first got him. He had self-inflicted open wounds from being so stressed out, and his feathers were dry, crispy and falling off. He had naked patches all over his body, and the poor bird just seemed so defeated. His condition didnt stop him from being sweet with his new rescue family, though, and as the days went on and Rascal began to heal, his incredible personality began to shine through more and more.
Israeli authorities have been secretly filmed celebrating and cheering the burning of a helpless Palestinian baby. Israeli settlers and officials were caught chanting Ali was burned, where is Ali? Ali is on the grill! outside a [...]
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Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has
read history, is mans original virtue. It is through disobedience
and rebellion that progress has been made. ~ Oscar Wilde
by Ethan Indigo Smith
Despite infinite variation in political thinking and being, there are four types of thinkers in our society; idiots, zealots, elitists and patriots.
One can observe there are four types of institutions as well; government, religious, corporate and media institutions, of many shades of variation. And there are the four types of lies those institutions use, to corrupt and control our thinking and being.
Government institutions corrupt culture. Religious institutions corrupt spirituality. Corporate institutions corrupt trade. Media institutions corrupt thinking. Today, such institutional corruption is rampant to the point that it has become unspoken normalcy, and speaking up to it is quietly viewed as disruption; dissent.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has pledged his loyalty to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) even if he loses the partys presidential ticket. Atiku who was at PDP National Secretariat yesterday to formally inform the party leadership of his presidential ambition, however, called for transparent primary. The former vice president, who commended the party for 
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Veteran labour unionist, Chief Frank Ovie Kokori, was the General Secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) when the historical presidential election was held on June 12, 1993. He became a central figure in the struggle to revalidate that election and went through a harrowing detention experience in the hands 
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Did he go to the moon or not? either way, something is brewing in the Aldrin Clan, and it appears a third party may using Buzzs Social Media accounts to create a rift. Whats going on here? Heres some excerpts from an article by USAtoday.com Legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin sues his family alleging fraud MELBOURNE, 
Internet security guru John McAfee claims he narrowly escaped an assassination attempt by the New World Order this week. Following his disappearance a few days ago, McAfee reappeared on Twitter on Friday to confirm rumors [...]
Migrant Mother and Crying Girl on TIME Cover Never Separated; Mom Deported in 2013, Left Husband With Good Job, 3 Other Kids, Paid Coyote $6K to Sneak Back in US by Kristinn Taylor The Gateway Pundit UPDATE: Mother was previously...
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The Edo State Government has scheduled physical verification for pre-selected applicants for N-Power Creative, N-Power Tech Hardware and N-Power Tech Software of the Federal Governments Social Investment Programme, in the state. In a statement, the State Focal Person, National Social Investment Programme, Osayuwamen Aladeselu, said: The verification exercise for the pre-selected applicants would commence on 
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Jared Allen Yost works for a landscaping company in Minnesota
but hes first and foremost an animal lover. So, when he heard what
sounded like a
creature in distress while on a job recently, he didnt hesitate
to take a closer look.
I went over to help whatever was making those noises, Yost told The Dodo. "Then I found a kitten."
Credit: Jared Allen YostWith no mother in sight, and the weather about to turn sour, Yost decided to rescue the seemingly stray kitten. He brought her home, fed her and introduced her to his family.
Credit: Jared Allen YostYost made arrangements to have the kitten get a checkup with a vet. In the meantime, however, he began to notice that there was something a little off about this cat.
Credit: Jared Allen YostActing on a hunch, Yost decided to search the internet for images of baby bobcats. And sure enough, his new kitten had many things in common with those wild cats: White triangles on back of ears, giant paws, markings on nose, etc., Yost said.
In a decision that digital rights advocates called a groundbreaking victory for Americans privacy rights, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that police generally must obtain a warrant before collecting cellphone records that can be used to track a persons movements.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which represented the petitioner, predicted the historic win will have a ripple effect for privacy, particularly as it applies to data held by third parties. As the group explained in a series of tweets, It will help protect all sorts of digital information stored online, from emails to data from smart home appliances.
Starting now, the government can no longer claim that just using technology like your cellphones means you've given up your Fourth Amendment rights. This is huge. #GetAWarrant pic.twitter.com/iIXvODUKpX
ACLU (@ACLU) June 22, 2018
Nate Freed Wessler, the ACLU staff attorney who argued the case, discussed the ruling and what it could mean for future cases in a short video posted on Twitter:
ACLU (@ACLU) June 22, 2018
Famed government whistleblower Edward Snowden tweeted the decision was a victory for ACLUand America.
The Supreme Court just ruled the government's decades-old practice of warrantlessly tracking your historical movements via cellphone records (CSLI) has in many cases violated the constitutional right to privacy. Major victory for @ACLU and America. #GetAWarrant #Carpenter pic.twitter.com/lqm4jo...
Mexican leader Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador has called upon millions of fellow Mexicans to flood the United States in order to teach Donald Trump a lesson. The presidential candidate claims a mass exodus of Mexicans to [...]
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Nollywood actor, Bolanle Ninalowo recently took to his Instagram page to disclose his biggest works in the past year. The four movies he mentioned were undoubtedly hit movies in which he played starring roles. GHANIYAH OLOWOYO focuses on the actors roles in Husbands of Lagos, Picture Perfect, My kids & I as well as The 
Being a single mother is no longer a big deal in this age of technology and for some Nollywood celebrities this has become a fashionable trend. In this piece, Adedayo Odulaja and Ghaniyah Olowoyo, present a list of some Nollywood single mothers who seem to be coping well with their status though not all of 
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Anti-Second Amendment activist David Hogg has been secretly filmed strolling around New York City surrounded by heavily armed guards. The 18-year-old Parkland student was snapped by passer-by Sean Di Somma, flanked by armed guards and [...]
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George Soros says he is alarmed and frustrated at the speed in which President Trump is dismantling the New World Order. Speaking exclusively to the Washington Post, the billionaire globalist admits he regrets not foreseeing [...]
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Nollywood actress, Cossy Orjiakor, is presently nursing the wounds she allegedly incurred from her neighbour after interfering in his marital dispute. The voluptuous actress revealed her shocking experience via Instagram on June 21, where she shared the story of how she had gone to stop her neighbour from beating his wife and child only for 
The 2016 remake of Ghostbusters is not just a textbook example of the growing dissonance between critics and audiences: its a case study in fake news. In recent years, review aggregator sites like rottentomatoes and metacritic have been showing a growing divide between critics and audiences. In the case of Ghostbusters, critics gave it a  The post How fake news happens: The dirty truth about Ghostbusters appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
A group, the Network of Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN), has urged the Senate not to confirm the appointment of former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Musliu Smith, as the chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC). Speaking at the public presentation of report of review of Nigeria Police Force budget process, organised by the NOPRIN, yesterday 
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Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) is not known for her sharp wit or keen mind.
Rep. Jackie Speier: CBP takes away rosaries, shoes, wallets and toothbrushes from detained immigrants; what they call non-essential personal property. The images in these photos shockingly resemble the shoes collected from Auschwitz and its revolting and chilling.
The photos are heart-wrenching.
CBP takes away rosaries, shoes, wallets and toothbrushes from detained immigrants; what they call non-essential personal property. The images in these photos shockingly resemble the shoes collected from Auschwitz and its revolting and chilling. https://t.co/DgX1LbACKK pic.twitter.com/YTSyHa0FiU
Jackie Speier (@RepSpeier) June 22, 2018
But like EVERYTHING else about this migrant child abuse story it is inaccurate and slanderous.
Once again, this is another atrocious hit piece on President Trump from actions during the Obama years.
Thanks to Jack Posobiec.
These were taken in 2014
Cool viral tweet though, Congresswoman https://t.co/b40CC6bPSj
Time magazine has been forced to apologise for publishing fake news about the crying child at the border, admitting that the girl was never separated from her mother. The image of a crying child at [...]
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With the performance of the Super Eagles at the ongoing World Cup in Russia, it is obvious that all hands must be on deck to develop and improve the Nigeria Professional Football League. Apart from the league, there is need to give home-grown coaches the opportunity to handle the team after the not too impressive 
MINNEAPOLIS/ST.PAUL (03/01/17) A research team, led by the University of Minnesota, has discovered a groundbreaking process to successfully rewarm large-scale animal heart valves and blood vessels preserved at very low temperatures. The discovery is a major step forward in saving millions of human lives by increasing the availability of organs and tissues for transplantation through the establishment of tissue and organ banks.
The research was published today in Science Translational Medicine, a peer-reviewed research journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS). The University of Minnesota holds two patents related to this discovery.
This is the first time that anyone has been able to scale up to a larger biological system and demonstrate successful, fast, and uniform warming hundreds of degrees Celsius per minute of preserved tissue without damaging the tissue, said University of Minnesota mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering professor John Bischof, the senior author of the study.
Chinese giant salamanders are exactly like their name suggests
giant. When fully grown, they can be as long as a person is tall,
making them the biggest amphibian on the planet.
They can get up to almost 6 feet long, and they can weigh about as much as the average Chinese woman, Robert Murphy, senior curator of herpetology at the Royal Ontario Museum, told The Dodo. Theyre monster animals.
Credit: ShutterstockThey may look monstrous, but Chinese giant salamanders are actually very gentle, Murphy explained, and they even tolerate people picking them up. But these animals, who live exclusively in water, can be difficult to handle for another reason.
Credit: Robert MurphyChinese giant salamanders also play a special part in Chinese culture according to a legend, their shape inspired the famous yin and yang motif.
Credit: ZSLTheyre being eaten to ex...
After being dumped at the shelter, the dog clung to the only
thing she had left in the world a giant teddy bear.
Ellie, a 1-year-old Blue Lacy dog, used to live with a family near Dallas, Texas. But in June, they surrendered her to a local shelter.
Credit: Jennifer JessupThey had gone to the trouble of getting all her shots, her spay surgery and microchip [then] they just dumped her at the closest shelter after having her for months, Jennifer Jessup, an independent dog rescuer based in New York City, told The Dodo. She basically lost everything shes ever known, and at 1 year old, [she] found herself in a loud, scary place where they euthanize for space.
Credit: Jennifer JessupShe was so scared, and she was just clinging to it, Jessup said. It was the only thing she had.
Credit: Jennifer JessupI had a friend in Texas that I contacted, and he said, Sure, Ill go pick her up, Jessup said. So he got her out of the shelter with her teddy bear, and...
In 2015, the world was furious when Walter Palmer, a dentist
from Minnesota, paid $55,000 to shoot and kill
a beloved black-maned wild lion named Cecil, who lived in
Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. But what many people dont realize
is that lions like Cecil continue to be hunted and killed in the
same park, including Cecils
own son, Xanda, who was killed in 2017. The latest lion to die
is a male named Kakori.
Kakori was a pride leader who was well-known to tour operators who take visitors into Hwange National Park. He had older cubs, and hed just started mating with a new female, who is likely pregnant with Kakoris future offspring.
Credit: Lions of Hwange National ParkKakori also wore a collar, which had been put on him by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), a group that studies lions and other wild animals in Africa.
Published June 23, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS Clyde Bellecourt (White Earth Ojibwe), co-founder of the American Indian Movement (AIM) and the current national director of the American Indian Movement Grand Governing Council, issued a letter on Friday, June 22, 2018 denouncing Chief Steve McCullough as a member of the American Indian Movement.
McCullough, who identifies himself as an adopted Lakota, performs sundances that the American Indian Movement want stopped.
Bellecourt says people such as McCullough, the New Age Movement and Indian Hobbyists are an equal, if not more insidious threat.
They represent themselves as Native people, they take ownership and appropriate our culture and spirituality. hey skewer history with racial stereotypes, and water down our traditional and cultural ways. They profit by preying on the spiritually lost and deprived to support their efforts; financially and socially, writes Bellecourt.
McCullough has conducted the Salt Creek Sundance near Seaman, Ohio starting in 1991, according to the Salt Creek Sundance website. While he has a history of conducing the sundances as the intercessor, Native News Online could not find i...
On a day when we could be marking the passing of a colossus of conservative media in the land of the free, the pathetic and inane NZ media continues with saturation news about one of twenty babies born in Auckland Hospital a day later.
Charles Krauthammer was real refugee stock, born in the US in the early 1950s to his Orthodox Jewish Parents, Father from Ukraine and Mother from Belgium who had fled a Europe that harboured serious anti Semitic attitudes.
Born in New York he was moved to Canada at age five and went on to McGill University graduating with honours in political science and economics, moved on to a time at Baliol Oxford before returning to Harvard Medical school where his studies were interrupted when a diving board accident severely damaged his spinal cord at C6 leaving him wheelchair bound for his remaining years.
Going on to successfully complete his medical degree he ended in the specialty of Psychiatry where he made a mark with ground breaking work in Bipolar disorder diagnosis.
A long time Democrat he saw the light and moved to the center of the spectrum. He began a career in writing, beginning at Time Magazine when that child of Henry Luce actually stood out as a record of history. Moi subscribed for some years after the second Kennedy killing to try and make some sense of what by then had approached an epidemic with assassinations and failed attempts included JFK, M L King, Robert K a failed hit on George Wallace among them.
Of course history records, 'Time" is now just another marker along the highway of failing print media heading to the abyss.
I digress, many other accolades and awards followed for Charles including a Pulitzer Prize.
He created another personal marker with his labelling the Reagan stand against the failing USSR and its satellites "The Reagan Doctrine"
Recently Charles has been a fixture for reasoned comment and analysis for the number one US cable news outlet Fox News.
His passing from small intestine cancer came obscenely quick and he leaves a gaping hole in the ranks of the right of center opinion and understanding in a US MSM pool that even with a towering intellect such as Charles Krauthammer as an industry standard, refuses to see anything of the betrayal of the once lofty heights of probity and truth now abandoned in the race to the cellar, acknowledging nothing of its failing, biased, daily infotainment currently obsessed with the Trump derangement syndrome.
RIP Charles Krauthammer 13th March 1950 -- 21st June 2018.
Via Fox News: A World War II veteran, who spent more than a year as a prisoner of war, was awarded the Purple Heart at 94 years of age. Max Bergen, of Chippewa Falls, Wis., said he was overwhelmed and stunned by the honor when he received the medal on Friday, the Leader-Telegram reported. Whether 
The Norwegian Competition Authorities has fined Norway's largest telecoms provider Telenor 788 million kroner ($96 million) for abusing its dominant position on the country's mobile market.
The watchdog's director general, Lars Soergard, says Telenor made "a serious infringement of competition law" when creating "barriers for the development of a third mobile network in Norway." The watchdog agency said Telenor introduced amendments to the network access agreement with the intention of limiting further investments in the third mobile network in Norway in 2010.
[...] In a statement, Telenor CEO Berit Svendsen said the group had not violated any laws, adding the group likely would file an appeal.
Read more of this story at SoylentNews.
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Click here to zoom in The 50 most violent cities in the world The annual ranking of the worlds deadliest major cities (with a population of at least 300,000) is the work of the Mexican anti-violence think tank Seguridad, Justicia y Paz, which draws three conclusions from the latest figures: 1 Honduras is getting better From 2011  The post Map of the day appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
Weve talked about the Sinclair scientific calculator before many times, and for some of us it was our first scientific calculator. If you cant find yours or you never had one, now you can build your own using what else an Arduino thanks to [Arduino Enigma]. Theres a video, below and the projects homepage on Hackaday.io describes it all perfectly:
Special care was taken in the design of the emulator to match the execution speed of the
original calculator, which varies from acceptable to atrocious for trigonometric functions involving small angles.
Oddly, the calculator started life as a hack on the KIM-1 UNO. However, six board revisions changed the layout quite a bit and made the emulation more and more accurate both software-wise and physically. If you fancy a close look at an original Sinclair we subjected one to a teardown.
As a person who sifts through the news tirelessly trying,
year after year, to draw some facts out of all
the fiction that passes as "news reporting".
The retraction (barely) regarding this latest manipulative image and it's accompanying caption has me quite annoyed. I see manipulative imagery or videos regularly provided by the media to the masses. Pick a destabilization? A 'chemical attack' Staged photo ops-
I recall in Egypt the colourful bullies on camels beating persons in the crowd-STAGED
I've forgotten just how much nonsense, presented as fact, has been addressed here regarding Syria. Photos- videos- and more
There's even been fake news out of Israel! (Think it was a knife attack?- staged for the media/ likely a media instigated event) All of these incidents and more, many more, have been duly recorded here
Nor is it lost on me that TIME retracted or corrected their fake news on Friday-
When no one will notice.
I don't like Trump. So this isn't about Trump.
What I despise is the manipulation of the masses by the media- It's is the reason I started this blog and the reason I'm still here more then 10 years later.
Ironically, earlier today, I'd left a comment at Syper's that ended with this observation:
Below is a perfect example of how reality is secondary, while managing your perception is the real priority.
Perception is the priority. Reality is secondary to managing the mass mind.
|I saw this image & it's caption everywhere including published in the Globe and Mail|
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The Central Banks Unleash & So Does Trump, Its Going To Get A Lot Worse Video X22 Report US Federal Reserve is now included cryptocurrencies in the FRED database, this is their move to control the crypto market so...
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The Eagle, the Dragon, and the Bear by Robert Gore Straight Line Logic\ Does Trump recognize the limits of US power? Trumps new world order comes straight from The Godfather. There are three global powers: the US, Russia, and...
JSW Steel has announced an agreement to purchase Acero Junction facility in Mingo Junction, Ohio. Thanks specifically to the Trump administration economic plan, it is investing upwards of $500 million in the old Ohio steel plant that was built in Continue reading
"I believe all people, all of us, all of our brothers and sisters, all of our fragile globe, whatever their ethnicity or religion or nationality, deserve the same basic human rights under the law," Roger Waters told the crowd at a Munich concert last week. Waters performed in Munich following a campaign to cancel his concert backed by the city's mayor, Dieter Reiter, who accused Waters of anti-Semitism. An attorney for Waters asked Reiter to retract his statement, according to the Jerusalem Post, and Waters addressed the row himself from the stage at Munich's Olympic Hall and later posted to social media. The musician explained that the mayor was championing a petition that alleged Waters is anti-Semitic because he endorses the Palestinian movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel. Munich passed a law last year that prohibits the use of public facilities to persons who support the BDS movement.
The captured and desecrated British ensign hung limply from the inside of the Maori fortification, creating feelings of shock and consternation in the hearts and minds of the troops watching on from afar. It was Tuesday, July the 1st, 1845. The seemingly ceaseless rains from the weeks before had lessened, and a brief respite  The post Ohaeawai appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
June 14, 2018 / Gilad Atzmon By Gilad Atzmon The Jewish Chronicle seems dismayed that the singer-songwriter Alison Chabloz has escaped jail time, at least for the time being. But the message conveyed by Ms. Chablozs conviction is devastating for Britain. This kingdom has, in just a short time, become a crude authoritarian state. For posting so-called grossly offensive 
It doesnt matter to Democrats that this legal immigrant is separated forever from her son. Via Daily Caller: Sabine Durden, an angel mom, said Friday that President Trump saved her from committing suicide after an illegal immigrant killed her only son. Durden said at an event for angel families that she is a legal immigrant 
Leftist agitators are up to their old tricks and have convinced the DC venue hosting the release party for Jack Murphys book Democrat to Deplorable to cancel just days before the event.
Luckily, expecting trouble, Murphy already had a back up venue planned. The party will take place on Monday from 6-8 p.m. at a venue that is to be announced.
Murphys book is about the many Americans who ditched the Democratic Party to vote for Donald Trump. The book is already in the top 1% of all Amazon book sales.
Democrat to Deplorable was born of a need to tell the stories of Americans, and it was completed out of the need to persevere in the face of persecution. The cult Left confirmed everything I had been writing as they tried to ruin my life, Murphy wrote in his book launch party announcement. Little did they know, they only gave me more inspiration to finish the book, spread the message, and to inspire Americans to stand their ground despite the forces of darkness swirling around us.
Speaking to The Gateway Pundit, Murphy explained that he already had a signed contract with the venue when they decided to back out in fear of protests.
Despite a signed contract, a planned drink menu, and regular communication, the venue backed out at the last minute. Its yet another instance where we are being shut out by the Cult Left and their psychotic protests, Murphy said. They wont stop us though. Ive had a Plan B ready all along. Come party with us!
In January, Murphy, inadvertently became the subject of controversy when a photo was leaked of several right-wing personalities, including myself, and Chelsea Manning. Outraged that their hero was mingling with the right, members of DC Antifa began to dox everyone who appeared in the photograph.
The far-left harassers, provoked by Lacy MacAuley, one of the info...
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Russian-Chinese Summit and the files of Iran and Korea 23, 2018 Written by Nasser Kandil, The Russian-Chinese summit is held in Beijing while there is a talk about a Chinese-Korean dispute that is considered more probable to lead to a North Korean- American understanding without the knowledge of China, and a talk about a 
Canadas crazy Libertarians want to legalize lemonade stands, baby-walkers and Bitcoin by Peter Diekmeyer Sprott Money Maxime Berniers near-win of the Conservative Party leadership suggests that Canadians increasingly are tempted by smaller government. But maybe Bernier is in the...
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Six years after entering the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains in limbo. The government of Ecuador recently terminated his internet connection, and reports from his legal representatives suggest his medical situation is worsening. This week, on the anniversary of his arrival at the embassy in June 2012, Human Rights Watch threw its weight behind the controversial figure, saying he should not be forced to face judgment under the "antiquated" U.S. Espionage Act. "The U.K. has the power to resolve concerns over his isolation, health, and confinement by removing the threat of extradition for publishing newsworthy leaks," wrote the general counsel of Human Rights Watch, Dinah PoKempner, in a blog post on Tuesday. "It should do so before another year passes." Assange fled to the embassy in 2012 to escape sexual assault allegations in Sweden and was granted political asylum. While Swedish prosecutors dropped the case in May 2017, the U.K. has an outstanding warrant for his arrest accusing him of skipping bail, and he still fears leaving the embassy because of the threat of extradition to the U.S. for leaking secrets.
22, 2018 . 
Who on earth doesnt love dogs? This man Vinicius Carleto's
Or at least so he thought.
Credit: Renan CarletoCarleto lives in Brazil where, last year, he suggested to his parents that they rescue a shelter pup. Neither was thrilled with the idea initially; in fact, his dad was outright opposed. I dont want a dog in the house, Carleto recalls him saying. But that wasnt a huge surprise.
Credit: Vinicius CarletoPitoco now had a home, though the reception he received from Carletos dad remained pretty tepid.
Credit: Vicinius CarletoBefore long, Carleto began noticing his dad falling under the spell of Pitocos charms. The familys new furry member, its patriarch soon discovered, was actually quite adorable.
Al-Assad and the strategic splitter 23, 2018 Written by Nasser Kandil, According to his allies and lovers the image of the Syrian President Bashar Al Assad is characterized with courageous positions in steadfastness, stability, and confrontation, while according to his enemies this image is demonized with cruelty to the extent of criminality. An 
An episode from 1974 of Galton & Simpsons TV anthology series, starring Keith Barron and Rita Tushingam. This is unreleased on VHS and DVD. Dereks advertised for a flatmate, but when Leonora arrives, his tidy bachelor domain is soon disrupted by a feminine touch..!
Fears of child trafficking are rising as
independent media and citizens realize that the only footage of
children refugees is boys. DHS was asked where the girls are, and
they could not answer.
by Matt Agorist
As the debate swarms over illegal immigration, Americans on both the left and the right are at each others throats pointing fingers over whos responsible. In the meantime, what was a conspiracy theory a month ago is now being confirmed by the very people accused of keeping people in cages.
One question, however, has just been raised which gives one a dark and sickly feeling inside when thinking about the potential answers to it: Where are the girls?
When it comes to politics I do not believe in coincidences. Andrew Kirton has resigned just before the three month Labour Party review of sexual assault at the Young Labour camp is due to be released. Surprisingly he expects us to believe that right after the party he worked so hard to get into power  The post Kirton resigns before review revealed appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
21-06-2018 | 18:4 Local Editor Yemeni officials affirmed Thursday that the airport in the strategic port city of Al-Hudaydah is still under the control of the Ansarullah revolutionaries. They further rejected reports that the facility had fallen to the hands of Saudi-backed forces. Yemens army spokesman Brigadier General Sharaf Luqman dismissed claims that the invaders 
Trump Kim Summit 23, 2018 Written by Nasser Kandil, The Summit which brought together the US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a historic international event that is almost similar to the normalization of the US-Chinese relationships four decades ago during the visit of the former US President 
Condolences on passing of Koro Wetere Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters has expressed his condolences with the passing of Hon Koro Wtere this morning. On behalf of the New Zealand Government I wish to acknowledge the contribution Koro Wtere has made to the country and his remarkable service as a parliamentarian for more than quarter of a century, 
@JohnJCampbell : Do watch this if you have a spare 26 minutes this weekend. These are our kids, too. And making them safe is a challenge in the best interests of us all. Young people tell their stories Inside a youth justice residence They come from violent homes, addiction homes, homes without safety and 
Isabella spent her whole life with the same family until her
owner sadly passed away, leaving the 18-year-old
cat all alone. One of her owners family members took her in for a
little while, but they soon realized they were unable to care for
her, and surrendered her to the RSPCA in April. Isabella has
been there ever since, and would love to find a quiet home to
Credit: RSPCAEven though shes already 18 years old, which would be 126 years old in human years, and is completely blind, Isabella still has so much love left to give. Due to her age, the staffers at the RSPCA Thanet branch let Isabella spend her days in reception, greeting every new visitor who stops by, instead of sitting in a kennel.
Credit: RSPCAIsabella has her very own bed in the reception area, and is content to snuggle up there all day long, accepting scratches from anyone who passes by. Her age makes her very low-key, and all she really asks for is a little attention.
Credit: RSPCAOne of Isabellas favorite things in the world is being brushed ...
First came the damning reports from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA): one last year titled Repeat Offenders, which described the massive logging operations taking place in Cambodias Virachey National Park, O Yadav National Park, and Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary. And then another earlier this year, published as a follow-up piece focusing almost squarely on Virachey National Park and titled Serial Offenders, which detailed the almost unfathomable scale of illegal logging operations in the Park to feed Vietnams rapacious desire for timber for its multi-billion dollar furniture industry products that, when carved and polished in their final forms, end up in furniture stores in the United States, China, and the EU. The sheer scale of the logging operations makes it a wonder that theres anything left of the forest, especially as the timber just keeps flowing out of northeast Cambodia and into Vietnam unabated. In fact, Cambodia has one of the worlds highest deforestation rates. Yet there is still plenty of wildlife, at least in Virachey National Park, where I have been part of a team that has been conducting a wildlife survey for four years now. Last year we rediscovered Asian elephants after they had not been detected in the Park for over a decade (our paper appeared in the December 2017 issue of the Cambodian Journal of Natural History), and we recently published a paper in the IUCN journal Small Carnivore Conservation documenting Cambodias first record of Back-striped Weasel (Mustela Strigidorsa). An Asian black bear on the move in
Here are a few stories published this week by other news outlets. Tropical forests Deforestation in the savannas of Brazil rose in 2017 after falling in 2016 (Reuters). The 2015 El Nio led to a 65 percent spike in Amazon tree loss (Inquisitr). A lost rainforest inside a volcano in Mozambique begins to reveal its secrets (Quartz Africa). Scientists break down the carbon dynamics of deforestation for oil palm (cole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne/Phys.Org). A new study explores the domestic timber market in Cameroon (Forests News). Other news An American hunter has killed a lion near Kruger National Park in South Africa, raising the ire of conservationists (Conservation Action Trust). Scientists tag a female whale shark in Indonesia (Conservation International). The lobster population in the Gulf of Maine, once surging in warmer waters, could begin to slide again with continued climate change (The New York Times). Conservation Internationals CEO, M. Sanjayan, makes Fast Companys 100 Most Creative People in Business list (Conservation International). Rising land in Antarctica could help compensate for sea ice loss and slow sea level rise (The Washington Post). Conservation measures credited for helping increase jaguar numbers in Mexico by 20 percent in eight years (Good News Network). Koko, the gorilla who could communicate with sign language, dies at 46 (The New York Times). Marine reserves arent perfect, but are better than no protection at all (ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies/Phys.Org). Bits of proteins produced by microbes could lessen the need for cropland for
Amid all the gloomy news about coral reefs from around the world, a glimmer of hope has emerged: scientists have identified coral reef oases that are flourishing despite threats. From mass bleaching events caused by a climate change-induced rise in ocean temperatures, to threats from overfishing, pollution and invasions from coral-devouring sea stars, coral reefs are under attack. But some coral reefs seem to be doing better than their neighbors, according to a new study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology. Over the last 12 to 24 months, bad news about coral reefs has appeared at an alarming rate, notably because of the severe coral bleaching that occurred on the Great Barrier Reef due to the 2016 El Nio, study co-author Peter Edmunds, a marine biologist at California State University, Northridge, U.S., said in a statement. The overall message is Oh my goodness, coral reefs all over the world are dying, and many have already gone. We felt there was a fragment missing from that story. To fill this gap, Edmunds and his colleagues analyzed data from long-term reef-monitoring programs in the Pacific and western Atlantic, and identified 38 coral reefs that have either escaped, resisted or rebounded from declines in coral cover while neighboring coral reefs have not. These reef oases offer hope in times of rapid coral cover loss, the researchers say. I think the concept of oasis reefs really resonates with any coral reef ecologist who has dived extensively on a wide range of reefs, James Guest, a marine biologist
There is a vicious cycle at work. That cycle can only be broken by a thorough democratization of the economy and by American citizens waking up from propaganda myths about the supposed virtues of US militarism and the supposed evil of foreign enemies.
And thats the whole point for pretty much everything since August 2007. We live in the age of almost constant central bank experimentation. Not just in Japan, either, as even now the Federal Reserve finds itself once more on the confusing end of reality only this time supposedly in its exit.
Is actress Sela Ward divorcing her long-time husband, Democratic Primary run off candidate for the US Senate, Howard Sherman? He said in an interview with WLOX TV that he is counting on his social security. However, he and his wife have a multi-million dollar joint pension plan. So, is Sela Ward divorcing him? Or was he trying to mislead the public? Or?
Excerpt from the disclosure form submitted to the US Senate:
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Border Patrol Checkpoint Agent Salutes CameraOn Friday, several Forkfest 2018 attendees drove an hour South of Rogers Campground to I-93 around Woodstock, NH the site of the repeating temporary internal Border Patrol immigration checkpoints. Based on activist reports, the checkpoint appeared to have been operating that day from noon until 7pm. As is typical of these checkpoints, they were stopping every car to ask occupants if they are US Citizens. They also had a dog they were walking up and down the line of waiting cars.
As it turns out, a car full of people with video cameras wasnt welcome in their secondary screening area. After one agent orders me to pull into their secondary screening for refusing to answer questions, his commanding officer intervenes before I can even cross over a single lane of traffic, and even apologizes for not wasting more of our time with their invasive screening! In hindsight, I should have told him to apologize to all the cars without camera-toting occupants for wasting everyones time with their oppressive police state checkpoint. Heres the ridiculous video:
No one in the car was planning to answer the agents questions, given one has a right to remain silent (t...
Eddie Olivarez was taking a break from his job at Albertsons, a
grocery store in Arcadia, California, when he spotted a shoebox
sitting on the ground by the dumpsters. He could have just tossed
the shoebox away, but something told him to lift the lid and see
what was inside.
When he did, he got the biggest surprise. The tiniest puppy was inside.
Credit: Hand in PawIt was a wonder the puppy was still alive it was an extremely hot day, with temperatures ranging between 97 and 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and the puppy had no food or water inside the box.
Credit: Hand in PawHe [the puppy] had blood on top of his head, and his little eye was popping out, Wood told The Dodo. And the dog was so weak. I dont know when the last time he ate was or had water he was very anemic and almost going into seizures.
Credit: Hand in PawWhile no one is sure who dumped the puppy at the supermarket, Wood thinks theres a good chance a backyard breeder abandoned him after the puppy got injured.
Syrian War Report: US-led Coalition Strikes Syrian Army Near At-Tanf Video South Front Video Source
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By Ida Audeh | CounterPunch | June 22, 2018 For weeks now, Palestinians everywhere have been galvanized by events taking place in the Gaza Strip, the site of weekly (since March 30) mass protests demanding the end of the siege and blockade of Gaza (in place now since 2007) and the right to return to 
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Let the games begin! Via Daily Caller: Committee on the Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte on Friday subpoenaed former FBI Agent Peter Strzok to appear for a deposition next week. Goodlatte issued the subpoena even though Strzoks attorney said that Strzok is willing to testify voluntarily before Congress. We regret that the Committee felt it necessary 
It appears that no immigration law has a chance this year. IMO additional monies are needed by the federal government for enhancement of barriers on the Mexican border. How about crowd sourcing? My initial thought would be an institution organized...
Google has updated a mobile framework that targets Android, iOS, and the in-development Google Fuchsia OS:
On Wednesday, Google's cross-platform mobile framework Flutter reached Preview Release 1, a designation that places the code somewhere between buggy beta and less buggy 1.0.
"The shift from beta to release preview signals our confidence in the stability and quality of what we have, and our focus on bug fixing and stabilization," said Google group product manager Tim Sneath in a blog post.
Introduced in May 2017, Flutter provides a way for Linux, macOS and Windows developers to create mobile apps in the Dart programming language that can run on Android, iOS or Google Fuchsia, an operating system that Google is working on.
Apps would be bundled with the Flutter engine:
It was time for the Nikkei to play catch-up having outperformed many of its neighbors over the past week. The Nikkei lost around -0.75% for the day, whilst the badly beaten China core finally saw a bounce. Accompanying this Nikkei decline was a flight into the Yen currency with the result being a print with a 109 handle. Exporters were much of the decline with telecoms and energy following closely. It was encouraging to see a Friday bounce for the Chinese indices with core Shanghai and Hang Seng rallying +0.45% and +0.2% respectively. We have a lot to play for next week when we see the month, quarter and half year end so will be interesting to watch how numbers close. The SENSEX has not had a great week or indeed month, so a rally today could set the trend for next week.
Europe has opened better following a pretty mixed Asian session. However, yesterday we saw the US futures rally rejected once the cash market opened. The core is battling with OPEC, BREXIT and Trade Talk all setting an uncertain outlook. there is more uncertainty today after the Dutch Finance Minister rejected the Franco-German idea of joint Eurozone debt. This comes as Greece is finally free from eight years of managed debt discussions. The mid-morning positive move in oil helped the CAC to a +0.85% gain just ahead of the US market open. DAX was underperforming at just +0.4% and even that was rejected after President Trump talked of a potential 20% tariff on German cars. This took the DAX negative only to bounce again at the close up +0.5%. Both the CAC and FTSE did well in the afternoon closing +1.5% on the day.
US markets performed well for most of the day, but for the NASDAQ. Talk that technology companies may face greater regulation following court ruling over warrant requirements has heightened fears covering the Fourth Amendment. Thirty-five US banks passed the US Stress Test (buy-backs possibly approved next week) which is a contrast to European results. BITCOIN closed down -8.5% after Japan announced that exchanges should ensure greater supervision against money laundering.
Japan 0.03%, US 2s closed 2.54% (u/c), 10s closed 2.89% (u/c), 30s 3.04% (u/c), Bunds 0.33% (u/c), France (0.7% (u/c), Italy 2.68% (-4bp), Greece 4.08% (-16bp), Po...
I got there late, about a half hour after the 6 PM start time. There were about 300 people there, most of them young and Black, rallying at an intersection. I recognized some people I knew, but not as many as I would have hoped ordinarily. East Pittsburgh is a pretty long way from where most of the anarchists live, and the protest was called with only a few hours notice.
The rally split up into a couple of groups, one in the intersection and another further up Electric Avenue (yup, Electric Avenue). The second group seemed louder so I gravitated in their direction. A bunch of people were screaming at the cops, especially this one pig in a white shirt. There were cops there from a bunch of different towns, including a few I hadnt even heard of. None from Pittsburgh though, and I didnt see any state cops either. The cops who were being screamed at backed off slowly and made a line across the road, but eventually pulled back to the sidewalks.
The other group was bigger but less confrontational. At one point a white unmarked cop SUV tried to drive through the big group and people started screaming and lined up to block it in. All the cops from Electric Avenue came over and surrounded the thing while it did a slow three point turn and finally left. That was as intense as anything got while I was there. After the SUV left some people started yelling at a few kids in black bloc about violence, which seemed kind of ridiculous when you think about what we were protesting.
Pretty soon after that people mad a giant circle in the intersection of Electric and Braddock and seemed prepared to stay for a while. Then the clouds started gathering, the news helicopter dippe out, and it began to rain hard. People clustered under a railroad bridge that runs over Electric and a few people sat down in the middle of the road. It seemed ilke the rain was thinning out the crowd though, and I eventually headed out because my ride was leaving.
Nobody seemed very well prepared, including the cops, but I guess thats not surprising. I saw a couple of green legal observer hats,....
A parasite is an organism that has an unhealthy relationship with another living creature. It survives by sucking the life out of an unknowing host, weakening, spreading disease and sometimes killing it. In contrast, a healthy relationship such as that between our government and other entities like local government, business, stakeholders and even its own  The post Parasites getting under your skin? appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
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His 17 months in office have in fact been an exercise in futility for the art-of-the-deal president. No deal on immigration. No deal on health care. No deal on gun control. No deal on spending cuts. No deal on Nafta. No deal on China trade. No deal on steel and aluminum imports. No deal on Middle East peace. No deal on the Qatar blockade. No deal on Syria. No deal on Russia. No deal on Iran. No deal on climate change. No deal on Pacific trade.
Even routine deals sometimes elude Mr. Trump, or he chooses to blow them up. After a Group of 7 summit meeting this month with the worlds leading economic powers, Mr. Trump, expressing pique at Canadas prime minister, refused to.........
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This week, we will focus on a specific story about an immigrant detention case in Pittsburgh- and hear firsthand from family impacted by these harsh repercussions for undocumented immigrants. Martin Esquivel-Hernandez was detained after a traffic stop, held by ICE, and eventually deported, leaving his family behind in Pennsylvania.
Today, we will hear his story through the eyes of his daughters experience, along with comments by a supporter of the family, who are still trying to be reunited with Martin. This is the first part of two episodes this month on immigration and detention.
You can learn more about Martin and his familys struggle here:
Weve been sharing this intensely predictable issue since late 2017. Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador, or AMLO, is going to be the next President of Mexico. The self-described soft Marxist, a Mexican Hugo Chavez, has been so far ahead of all Continue reading
Military Prepares Four Bases to Hold 20,000 Immigrant Children | Democracy Now!: The U.S. military is preparing to house up to 20,000 immigrant children on military bases in Texas and Arkansas. A Pentagon spokesperson said the bases would house unaccompanied alien children but other reports suggest the bases might be used to indefinitely hold entire families following President Trumps executive order ending the separation of children from their parents at the border. On Thursday the Justice Department asked a federal court permission to alter a settlement that limits family detention to 20 days.
Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont religiously slams the rich, warning that people who enjoy wealth are the detriment of the working class rhetoric that was ramped up when he was a candidate in the 2016 presidential campaign.
Just one problem: Sanders own bank account is bursting at the seams.
The self-proclaimed Socialist, who is a proponent of hiking taxes to an eye-popping 90 percent for wealthy Americans, shows time and time again that hes far from slumming it. He is actually more aligned with the people his socialist followers are fighting against. For the second year in a row, his income topped seven figures; hes firmly in the top 1 percent nationally.
After devoting his political career to railing against millionaires and billionaires who dont pay enough in taxes, Sanders made nearly $1.06 million in 2017, according to his U.S. Senate financial disclosure.
Sanders earned $174,000 for his service in the Senate, but most of his income $885,767 came from advances and royalties, according financial disclosure report filed in May.
Sanders was notoriously the least wealthy member of Congress, until the 2016 presidential bid catapulted his national prominence. The Democratic Socialist made more than $1 million for the first time in 2016, the vast majority of earning came from payments for his book Our Revolution.
This aged well:
When asked whether Sanders wealth undermines his advocacy for wealth distribution, the Senators senior political adviser, Jeff Weaver, argued the idea that Sanders is a hypocrite as ridiculous.
That was a pretty funny question, Anne, Weaver said in an interview...
The Wild Card In The New Eurozone Budget Agreement By Damir Kaletovic Safe Haven Ahead of the European Union summit scheduled for June 28-29, German and French leaders agreed on Tuesday to create a budget for the euro zone in...
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Since the last July 25th International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners, the worldwide struggle against the nightmare of fascism and the far-right has grown and intensified. The news bulletins steadily report the racist and bigoted attacks, the harassment of journalists, the demonization of refugees and migrants, and the increasing presence and violence of organized fascist and far-right groups. While the bigoted, nationalist imagination reproduces itself on a global scale, it also attempts to turn us all into prisoners of the border.
Originating in 2014 as a Day of Solidarity with Jock Palfreemanan Australian man serving a 20-year sentence in Bulgaria for defending two Romani men from an attack by fascist football hooligansthe International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners aims to break down the borders and build an international response against fascism. By having an event, raising money, or dedicating an action to these comrades, we can simultaneously strengthen our local movements by ensuring that those who have acted to protect our communities against the fascist threat are never forgotten, as well as create the links of a powerful international solidarity which can transcend both the prison and the border wall.
This July 25th, we call on antifascists worldwide to act in solidarity with antifascist prisonersthe comrades who have been behind bars for many years, the friends who have just begun their sentences, the mates still awaiting trialbecause they are in there for us, and so we must be out here for them!
Until All Are Free!
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Global List of Antifascist Prisoners
Below is a list of global antifascist prisoners who are currently imprisoned. Hundreds more have been arrested but have not been convicted; we encourage local groups to support the antifascists of their choosing who are in legal trouble. If you are not donating to a specific person, a good option is to support the...
By Edward Hunt | Lobe Log | June 20, 2018 Seventeen years into the war in Afghanistan, the longest war in U.S. history, violence has never been worse. In 2017, more than 20,000 Afghans died, a new record. The dead include an estimated 10,000 Afghan security forces, 10,000 Taliban forces, and 3,438 civilians. Although there 
June 22, 2018 Russian Envoy to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, stressed that the so-called deal of century with the Zionist entity is a matter of surrender, not peace with the occupation regime. In an interview with Lebanese daily, Al-Akhbar, the Russian diplomat said that Tel Aviv bets on the Arabic obedience. The deal of century is 
The United West, June 22, 2018: Free Speech Infringements in Michigan: Islamist Censorship Its Roots, Purpose & Role in the 2018 Michigan Governors Race Deborah Weiss, Esq., is a Senior Fellow with the Center for Security Policy where she specializes Continue reading
For much of Don junior's life, the hunter's camo he's worn has helped him not to disappear but to stand out, to differentiate himself from his father, the real estate tycoon who never understood his son's fascination with the outdoors. (I am not a believer in hunting, and I'm surprised they like it, Trump told TMZ of his two eldest sons.)
Where do you think todays photo was taken? Yesterdays photo is the beautiful view from my car while stopped at roadworks heading south from Kaikoura (just north of Goose Bay) today 21 June. The road cone might be a hint. NOTE: We prefer photos to be from a window with preferably part of the window in the shot.  The post View from your window appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
Netflix has fired its chief communications officer Jonathan Friedland after learning that he used a racial slur at least twice in the workplace, the company said Friday.CEO Reed Hastings said in a memo obtained by The Los Angeles...
Talking to people about the ways in which we are killing off life on Earth is not easy.
Better people than I have thrown themselves at it and failed. James Hanson recently got to reflect on his 30-year attempt to use data to persuade governments and the public that climate change is real and dangerous. Looking back, Hansen now says that he regrets not being able to make this story clear enough for the public.
I think his shortcoming had nothing to do with making the case clearly enough, but instead was rooted in not appreciating how people dont change their behavior based on data. We change our actions after our beliefs change.
As Mahatma Gandhi famously said:
If we want a different destiny, either individually or collectively, then we have to shift the beliefs. Thats where it all starts.
In our seminars we often call this part How to talk to a reluctant partner but you could just as easily swap out partner with colleague, friend, neighbor, or family.
The main difficulty in communicating is that many people mistakenly believe...
More and more, I hear that folks are feeling frustrated and betrayed, combined with a sense of loss and despair. I feel this way, too.
At a deep level, what ails us is not a host of unrelated, intractable problems, but the fact that our model of pursuing eternal economic growth simply isn't working anymore. It doesnt work for the planets increasingly strained ecosystems, nor does it work for the bottom 99% of folks in society (i.e., the non-elites). The various health epidemics society suffers from today are merely symptoms of a larger acute spiritual crisis.
But viewed at a certain angle, this may be a good sign.
Why? Because in order to shift from one model to another, the old one first has to become unbearable.
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The Feds Inflation Target is Impoverishing American Workers by Antonius Aquinas via Acting-Man Redefined Terms and Absurd Targets At one time, the Federal Reserves sole mandate was to maintain stable prices and to fight inflation. To the Fed, the financial...
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Reagan had the same catch phrase as Trump. The variation of Make America Great Again. As Whitlam in Australia had a similar slogan to Manzies; Its Time. There are also similarities between Trump and Whitlam in their management styles, and desires to improve the state of their nations. After the socio-economic devastations that had befallen 
Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador, often abbreviated AMLO, is an ardent Leftist and Mexican nationalist.
Obrador says he will flood the United States with Mexican illegals.
Obrador campaigned in several cities across the United States in 2017.
Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador called for mass migration into the United States when he wins the election.
Via The Daily Caller:
Mexican presidential candidate Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador (AMLO) called for mass immigration to the United States during a speech Tuesday declaring it a human right for all North Americans.
And soon, very soon after the victory of our movement we will defend all the migrants in the American continent and all the migrants in the world, Obrador said, adding that immigrants must leave their towns and find a life in the United States.
He then declared it as a human right we will defend, eluniversal.com reports.
BBC Newsreader: Two major employers in the UK criticise what they see as the slow progress of Brexit negotiations. Airbus, which employs 14,000 people here, and which has previously issued similar stark warnings about the risk of the UK not joining the euro and about the UK leaving the EU, says it will now have to reconsider its future if there's no Brexit deal.
Talking head 1: This is just a businessperson sitting here today, explaining the risks we've evaluated for our business - I'm not a politician, and rather than Project Fear, this is dawning reality.
Talking head 2: We are seeing a careful choreography re-run of Project Fear. Airbus and others seem to have been lined up - alongside ex PMs no doubt - to imply end of the world unless blah blah.Meanwhile, BMW says the uncertainty over Brexit means the UK's car industry could be less competitive. As our economics editor Kamal Ahmed explains though, other big employers in Britain take a different view.........
[Lebron] James has more than 38 million followers on Instagram and nearly 42 million on Twitter. Brady, the N.F.L.s biggest star, has 4.1 million Instagram followers and is not active on Twitter.
The best of those N.B.A. players are also power brokers behind the scenes. The executive committee of the N.B.A. players union looks like a future wing of the Hall of Fame, including James, Curry, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony.
The John Branch article (NYT) is interesting throughout on the economics of sports, social media, American politics, and race. Ive said it before, but the NBA is one of the best-functioning institutions in America today.
Heres the thing. Unless Jennifer Lopez is thinking of breaking the law, putting her childs fate in the hands of smugglers and leaving her other children behind in the process, she has nothing in common with this irresponsible mother. But she is irresponsible in spreading these false pictures. Via Daily Wire: Actress and singer Jennifer 
By Andrew Crocker and Jennifer Lynch The Supreme Court handed down a landmark opinion today in Carpenter v. United States, ruling 5-4 that the Fourth...
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My success cant be quantified/ If I gave two fks about streaming numbers, wouldve put Lemonade up on Spotify/ Fk you, fk you, Beyonc spits on her new joint album with Jay-Z. Queen Beys not-so-cryptic lyrics seem to be a response to accusations her husbands streaming service, Tidal, faked hundreds of millions of plays and subscriber numbers.
In May, the Norwegian newspaper Dagens Nringsliv reported that Tidal fudged the streaming numbers for both Kanye Wests The Life of Pablo and Beyonces Lemonade, generating massive royalty payouts at the expense of other artists.
According to Variety, Tidal claims that Wests album recorded 250 million plays in the first 10 days of its release with just 3 million subscribers. Meaning that every subscriber played the album on average eight times per day. Tidal also said Lemonadewas streamed 306 million times in its first 15 days of release last April.
The papers investigation used data from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, where researchers estimated that Tidals total number of subscribers was closer to 1 million globally. Tidal denied the report and responded in a statement issued to Music Week: This is a smear campaign from a publication that once referred to our employee as an Israeli Intelligence officer and our owner as a crack dealer. We expect nothing less from them than this ridiculous story, lies and falsehoods. The information was stolen and manipulated and we will fight these claims vigorously.
This isnt the only sign of Tidals struggle. Kanye West ended his contract with the company last summer over money, claiming Tidal owed him $3 million. And TMZ reported on Tuesday that the heirs of Princes estate are about to back out of a deal giving Tidal exclusive streaming rights, saying they dont want the estate getting caught up in the streaming services legal problems.
The other tracks on the power couples new album collaboration talk about their life at home, life in the public eye, celebrating their marriage rehab and growing family. This beach aint always been no paradise/But nightmares only last one night, Bey raps on LoveHappy.
The real irony of Beyonces lyrics on the track NICE is that she actually does give more than two fks about her streaming numbers. The album dropped exclusively on Tidal over the weekend, but was available on Spotif...
Jack and I both love to be by the water, so today we braved the mosquitoes and walked the trail that crosses the river. It was a lovely walk too, filled with birdsong and the sound of grasses rustling in the breeze. I did get one mosquito bite and its a big one, but it was only one and Jack came home tick free. Our timing was good too. About an hour after we got home it started to rain. Lucky us.
21 Jun 2018 | MongabayIndonesia's national commission on human rights has vowed to investigate the death of a journalist who was being held on charges of defaming a palm oil company owned by a powerful tycoon.
Victor Davis Hanson discussed the decline of the American academy, threats to Western civilization from within and without, The Resistance and its assault on the Trump presidency, and a great deal more with Encounter Books Ben Weingarten. Watch their interview here or read the full transcript of their discussion below, slightly modified for clarity.
Ben Weingarten: As a classicist, youve lamented both the corruption of the academy within your own discipline and on the modern campus more broadly in particular on its repudiation of the Western canon, its lack of adherence to principles of free inquiry and the overall triumph of progressivism. Is there any way to take back this institution, in the sense of restoring classical liberal arts education and the conditions it needs to flourish?
Victor Davis Hanson: Well, my criticism in the last 30 years of the institution, obviously a lot of us who voiced those concerns, it fell on deaf ears. So progressive thinkers and institutional administrators within the university got their way. And now were sort of at the end of that experiment, and the question we have to ask is what did they give us? Well, they gave us $1 trillion in student debt. They created a very bizarre system in which the federal government subsidized through student loans, constantly increasing tuition beyond the rate of inflation the result of which is that weve had about a 200 percent growth in administrative costs, and administrators and non-teaching staff within the university. Weve politicized the education.
So when I started there were I think I looked in the catalog in 1984. There were things, maybe like the Recreation Departments Leisure Studies course. Maybe one environmental class, Environmental Studies. But you take the word studies with a hyphen, and now that can represent about 25 percent of the curriculum. And thats usually a rough, not always a reliable guide, to show that that class is not its not disinterested. Its aim is to be deductive. We start with this premise that men are sexist, or capitalism destroys the environment, or Americas racist. Then you find the examples to fit that preconceived idea.
And the result of it is that weve turned out students that are highly partisan and highly mobilized, and even sort of arrogant, but theyre also ignorant that came at a cost. They did not learn to write well. If you ask them whos General Sherman, or whats a Corinthian column, or who was Dante, all of the building blocks that they could refer to later in life to enrich their experience, they have no reference. And then they dont know how to think inductively. So if you point out the contradictions in free speech the way they shout down some speakers and not others, or the....
(ZHE) Images surfaced overnight Thursday of a large Jordanian military convoy reportedly headed to the border near the Syrian province of Daraa, including M-60 battle tanks and heavy military equipment. This as German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Jordans King Abdullah in Amman on Thursday, telling him, You live not just with the Syria conflict, but also we see Irans 
The Gluckman report on meth has been welcomed with open arms. It confirmed what lots of people already knew and, in the minds of many, should have come sooner. More houses will be freed up and less money wasted. But, a shade over 200 houses became available, while another 400 hundred or so still didnt  The post The new meth contamination level isnt really about houses appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
By Aaron Kesel In response to the backlash from the Trump administration imprisoning children in internment camps, Trump has ordered the Pentagon to make preparations to...
Ed Becenti, Din, member of the Spiritual Stronghold Caravan By Steve Pavey Apache Stronghold Spiritual Caravan Censored News You do not have to be wearing a three-piece suit to offer a solution. We come just as we are. We are the Apache Stronghold Spiritual Caravan A Spiritual Journey of Healing to Confront the Deception of the Birth of America ! The most important word here is
House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) appeared on Fox News Tuesday evening to discuss the Congressional hearing with IG Horowitz.
Chairman Goodlatte revealed a subpoena had been prepared for Peter Strzok and was on the way.
Goodlatte followed through and issued a subpoena to Peter Strzok on Friday demanding he appear before the House Judiciary Committee next Wednesday morning for a deposition.
CNN reporter Manu Raju reported, Goodlatte issues subpoena to compel Peter Strzok to appear before House Judiciary next Wednesday morning for a deposition. Strzok has said hed be willing to testify before Congress
Goodlatte issues subpoena to compel Peter Strzok to appear before House Judiciary next Wednesday morning for a deposition. Strzok has said hed be willing to testify before Congress
Manu Raju (@mkraju) June 22, 2018
Peter Strzok was escorted out of the FBI building on Friday, however; he is still employed in Human Resources.
Last Thursday we found out Trump-hating FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok sent his mistress Lisa Page a text message saying well stop Trump from becoming President
This text message from Strzok was sent to Page 9 days after Crossfire Hurricane was opened and 6 days before the insurance policy text.
In another damning text exchange between the FBI lovebirds 6 days after Strzok said hell stop Trump from becoming President, was a discussion about an insurance policy to keep Donald Trump out of office.
I want to believe the path you threw out for consideration in Andys officethat theres no way [Trump] gets electedbut Im afraid we cant take that risk, Strzok text messaged to Page i...
The only thing sacred to people in this country is money. Money is their religion. -- Rev. Dr. John Mendez, Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) By Steve Pavey Apache Stronghold Sacred Caravan Censored News We are here because of the prayers of this place and because our people are no longer here ... tribes lost a lot here because of forced
Our Indian School Days: The Boarding School Experience | Heard
Museum: The groundbreaking exhibition Remembering Our Indian
School Days: The Boarding School Experience draws on first-person
recollections, memorabilia and the writings and art of four
generations of Indian school alumni to examine the commonality of
the boarding school experience. A powerful display that explores an
important era in American history, the exhibition incorporates
historic images, music, sound, oral histories, memorabilia and
video to immerse visitors in the story being told by the people who
Remembering Our Indian School Days celebrates the spirit of survival. Originally established to civilize American Indians into mainstream society, Indian boarding schools became a shaping force of a national American Indian identity. This is not just a part of American Indian history; it is an important element of American history in its entirety, says Margaret Archuleta, curator of the exhibition, which opened in 2000 and has become one of the museums most popular and moving presentations. Indian or not, this exhibit is an important examination of our society both past and present.
Unknown forces have attacked the Al-Tanf base housing US military advisers in a rebel-held area of Syria near its border with Iraq, the US-led coalition has said. The coalition forces returned fire and suffered no casualties. "Maghawir al-Thowra fighters and coalition advisers within the deconfliction zone near Al-Tanf were engaged by an unidentified hostile force located just outside the deconfliction zone in the early evening June 21," the coalition spokesperson told Sputnik news agency in an email. The statement added that officials were "engaged with Russian counterparts on the deconfliction line to ensure no miscalculations." The skirmish was acknowledged by the US forces amid media reports of the Syrian troops "encircling" the Al-Tanf base after securing large chunks of the Badia desert region along the Iraqi border. The base near the Al-Tanf border crossing was established by the US-led coalition to train and support anti-government militias, purportedly to fight Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorists. The major IS-held areas, however, have long been cut off from Al-Tanf by Syrian government troops, and remaining terrorists have largely been cleared from the area.
The Barry Brook Position in the light of Ergen Enforced Amnesia or Ignorance ? Nuclear Exhaust, 22 June 18 The Aim of this post is to present the mass media statements of knowledge and opinion given by Prof. Barry Brook.
Prof. Brook has presented the pro-nuclear environmentalist case for a number of years. I was and remain particularly interested in his public level presentations regarding the nuclear accident at Fukushima Diiachi in March 2011.
Prof. Brooks, assured as he is by the statements of government and private nuclear experts, vigorously proposes that the risks of a greatly and rapidly expanded nuclear reactor for power sector are far less than the unmitigated risks of sudden climate change.
Both over the history of the nuclear age and since the accident a Fukushima Diiachi. It is my view that nuclear authorities have twice justified their actions on the premise that they and their skills and technology were and are needed to save the planet. .. nuclear experts and authorities have many very many false claims regarding the safety of the human dose response to exposures of radiation in absorbed dose quanta which suit the experts at the time. ..
on the basis of medical ethics, nuclear authorities often deliberately conflate medical treatment doses and medical diagnosis doses of radiation exposure with additional doses, whatever they are from case to case, imposed as a result of nuclear...
Charisma in the nuclear age is a bitch. A century ago, the great German sociologist Max Weber showed that modern political authority has two varieties: charismatic and bureaucratic. Charismatic authority is based on personality and is disruptive; bureaucratic authority is based on rules and promises continuity.
Charisma in the nuclear age https://thebulletin.org/charisma-nuclear-age11926, SHARON SQUASSONI Sharon Squassoni is research professor at the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy, Elliott School of International Affairs, at the George Washington University.
From his speech patterns to his body language, President Donald Trump exudes charisma. Perhaps to the despair of more stalwart democratic leaders, he acts instinctively rather than methodically. His approach to the historic Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was, he told the press, to size up Kim in the first few minutes and ascertain whether a deal was possible.
And so it was. On the heels of a testy G-7 summit and months of name-calling between Trump and Kim, observers may be grateful that the summit went so well. The two leaders smiled, shook hands, and posed for the cameras. They shared a...
Alrighty now. That will go over well. Via Daily Caller: Mexican presidential candidate Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador (AMLO) called for mass immigration to the United States during a speech Tuesday declaring it a human right for all North Americans. And soon, very soon after the victory of our movement we will defend all 
Food waste audits at schools uncover how much is wasted and what the solutions are to avoid vegetables being wasted.
In the first trial of its kind, a Californian dying of cancer is suing US agrochemical giant Monsanto, claiming its popular herbicide Roundup caused his diseasea case that could have sweeping ramifications.
The stakes are high for Monsanto, which could face massive losses should it have to pay out damages over the product, whose main ingredient is glyphosate, a substance which some say is dangerously carcinogenic.
Dewayne Johnson, a 46-year-old father of two, says he is sick because of contact with Roundup, which he used for two years from 2012 as a groundskeeper for the Benicia school district near San Francisco, his lawyer Timothy Litzenburg told AFP.
Thousands of lawsuits targeting Monsanto are currently proceeding through the US court system, according to American media.
Litzenburg says he represents hundreds of people who also say they are victims of glyphosate.
Whether the substance causes cancer has been the source of endless debate among government regulators, health experts and lawyers.
"A major part of that job was spraying Roundup or Ranger Pro (a similar Monsanto product)... He sprayed it 20 to 40 times per year, sometimes hundreds of gallons at a time on the school properties," Litzenburg said.
In 2014, Johnson was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that affects white blood cells. Two years later, and no longer able to work, he filed suit against Monsanto, which he accuses of hiding its product's dangers.
"His case has been expedited because he currently has only a few months to live," his lawyer said.
Wikipedia entry on glyphosate.
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The House Judiciary Committee, Chairman Bob Goodlatte, has issued a subpoena for FBI Agent Peter Strzok to appear for testimony on Wednesday, June 27 at 10:00am. According to most reports FBI agent Strzok was removed from official responsibilities last Friday Continue reading
In April Adani applied to the federal
Department of Environment and Energy
to expand a dam by 450% and build a pipeline for its Carmichael coalmine,
without an assessment under national environment laws.
The project, North Galilee Water Scheme, involves expanding an
2.2 billion-litre dam to 10 billion litres and building associated infrastructure,
including 110 kilometres of pipeline to transport water
from the Suttor River and Burdekin Basin. The aim is to supply at least
12.5 gigalitres of fresh water to the Carmichael coalmine and
other mines in the Galilee Basin in central Queensland.
In its application, Adani said the water trigger applies only
projects associated with extraction.
Its an incredibly narrow reading of the EPBC Act, said
Australian Conservation Foundation Stop Adani campaigner Christian Slattery.
Clearly its a project connected with coalmining.
If this interpretation is accepted by the minister it further
the weaknesses of the EPBC Act and the need for a new generation of environmental laws.
Labors environment spokesperson Tony
Burke said the government should ensure
a thorough and rigorous environmental assessment is conducted:
Adani cannot evade the scrutiny of the expert independent scientific committee,
and the minister for the environment should not be facilitating an opportunity for Adani
to avoid scientific scrutiny on its use of water.
The more I look at this [Carmichael] project and the way the
company has dealt with
different layers of government the more sceptical I have become.
Lock the Gate Alliance campaign coordinator
Carmel Flint said the proposal came
when most of central Queensland is in drought and the effects on other water users
and the environment must be considered.
Adani is apparently trying to sneak through approval for a
massive water scheme
without a full environmental assessment in our view thats an activity
which is absolutely required to go through the water trigger, she said.
Adanis claims in the application,....
Read time: 8 minsBy David Halperin, crossposted from Republic Report On Wednesday, former senators Trent Lott (R-MS) and John Breaux (D-LA) announced, with a big public relations blitz, a new campaign, Americans for Carbon Dividends, to address the threat of climate change. The effort is being heralded as a breakthrough by some because it is endorsed by big oil and gas companies Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, BP, and Total, and it calls for a $40-a-ton carbon tax, incurred at the [...]
The triode vacuum tube might be nearly obsolete today, but it was a technology critical to making radio practical over 100 years ago. [Kathy] has put together a video that tells the story and explains the physics of the device.
The first radio receivers used a device called a Coherer as a detector, relying on two tiny filaments that would stick together when RF was applied, allowing current to pass through. It was a device that worked, but not reliably. It was in 1906 that Lee De Forest came up with a detector device for radios using a vacuum tube containing a plate and a heated filament. This device so strongly resembled the Fleming Valve which John Fleming had patented a year before, that Fleming sued De Forest for patent infringement.
After a bunch of attempts to get around the patent, De Forest decided to add a third element to the tube: the grid. The grid is a piece of metal that sits between the filament and the plate. A signal applied to the grid will control the flow of electrons, allowing this device to operate as an amplifier. The modification created the triode, and got around Flemings patent.
[Kathy]s video does a great job of taking you through the creation of the device, which you can watch after the break. She also has a whole series on the history of electricity, including a video on the Arc Transmitter which we featured previously.
Mike's been a loyal Koch-head, conferring with them and backing bills to advance their corporate and political fortunes. Their investment in Mike became a bonanza last year when he became Trump's yes-man as the head of the CIA. And now, they've hit the political jackpot, with Pompeo becoming head of the State Department.
West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry, who authored a book on political corruption in his home state, was indicted on 22 federal charges, ranging from fraud to witness tampering, for alleged corruption of his own. According to the indictment, Loughry fraudulently used a government-issued credit cards for personal use, took an historic Supreme Court desk back to his house for use in a "home office," and then lied about it to cover it up. Prosecutors says the Justice Loughry falsified the mileage on trips he took in a Supreme Court car, for which he used a government card for payment. They also say he claimed to use government vehicles for business, when he was really using them-and credit cards- for personal use. He also allegedly lied to fellow Supreme Court Justices about it.
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I am learning to hate debate.
Really hate debate. Its everywhere, and its bad and wrong, and I think its contributing to our social ills all of social media is soaking in this ridiculous debate culture, and its stunting and poisoning our interactions.
Sounds like hyperbole, I know, but I cant help it my eyes cross and steam trickles out of my ears at just the word debate. And Im not alone: heres an article from a scientist who wont debate science.
In fact, as a general rule, I refuse to debate basic science in public. There are two reasons for this: first, Im a terrible debater and would almost certainly lose. The skills necessary to be a good scientist (coding, caring about things like moist static energy, drinking massive amounts of coffee) arent necessarily the same skills that will convince an audience in a debate format. It is very fortunate that things like the atomic model of matter do not rest on my ability to be charming or persuasive.
But second, and maybe more importantly: once you put facts about the world up for debate, youve already lost. Science isnt a popularity contest; if it were, Id definitely vote to eliminate quantum mechanics, set to 1, and put radium back in toothpaste. I really, really dont want sea levels to rise, rainfall patterns to shift, and heat waves to intensify. Climate change is definitely not my first choice. But physics and chemistry dont care what I, or anyone else, wants.
On the first point: I agree, debate is a very specific skill, and it takes practice to do well. Its not something that is part of scientific training. Maybe its used more in law, but law aint reality. There are useful skills involved in debating, like logic and rhetoric, and maybe its good for kids to do some of it in high schoolbut after that, its not relevant to most real world interactions, which are an order of magnitude more complex than anything dealt with in debating.
On the second point: YES. This is the cardinal sin of the debate mentality, that you reduce the problems of the world to two sides, and you settle the issue with rhetoric and a popularity contest. Thats not how anything works. Its a garbage strategy for simultaneously avoiding dealing with the real issues, elevating the two artificially simplified positions to an equal standing, and allowing the most golden-tongued babbler to come away with a sense of accomplishment. So youve got hacks like William Lane Craig acquiring a reputation as a great debater, when all he is is someone who recites horseshit with great confidence.
This attitude that debate, no matter how bogus the subject, is healthy has permeated everything...
Power Technology 21st June 2018 ,NDA to spend billions stabilising plutonium canisters. The National Audit Office (NAO) has released a report detailing the unstable condition of highly dangerous plutonium canisters at the Sellafield nuclear plant, said to be decaying faster than anticipated.
The report, titled Progress with reducing risk at Sellafield warns that if these canisters were to leak it would prove an intolerable risk...
Radio New Zealand | 22 June 2018
An Australian company has been granted an environmental permit to extract coal in Papua New Guineas Gulf Province.
Mayur Resources has been given the green light to proceed with an exploration licence, owned by the companys subsidiary in PNG, Waterford Ltd.
Its the first time that the Conservation and Environmental Protection Authority (CEPA) has issued an environmental permit for coal bulk sampling in PNG to enable commercial grade shipments.
According to PNG Industry News, the conditions of the permit include the submission and implementation of a robust environmental management plan.
Managing director Paul Mulder said it was an exciting step in bringing PNG coal to the international mar...
100,000 CHINESE GOING TO THE WORLD CUP IN RUSSIA, WITH NO TEAM TO CHEER FOR Podcast Jeff J Brown China Rising No team, no national glory, no nothing, yet for this years Football World Cup tournament in Russia,...
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The Supreme Court handed down a landmark opinion today in Carpenter v. United States, ruling 5-4 that the Fourth Amendment protects cell phone location information. In an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts, the Court recognized that location information, collected by cell providers like Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon, creates a detailed chronicle of a persons physical presence compiled every day, every moment over years. As a result, police must now get a warrant before obtaining this data.
This is a major victory. Cell phones are essential to modern life, but the way that cell phones operateby constantly connecting to cell towers to exchange datamakes it possible for cell providers to collect information on everywhere that each phoneand by extension, each phones ownerhas been for years in the past. As the Court noted, not only does access to this kind of information allow the government to achieve near perfect surveillance, as if it had attached an ankle monitor to the phones user, but, because phone companies collect it for every device, the police need not even know in advance whether they want to follow a particular individual, or when.
For years, the government has argued that the sensitive nature of this data doesnt matter; the mere fact that its collected by phone companies makes it automatically devoid of constitutional protection.
This argument is based on an outdated legal principle called the Third Party Doctrine, which was developed by the Supreme Court in two main cases from the 1970s involving records of phone calls and bank transactions. Courts around the country had long been deeply divided on whether the Third Party Doctrine should apply to cell phone location information or whether the invasiveness of the tracking it enables should require a more privacy-protective rule.
...there is a world of difference between the limited types of personal information addressed in prior Supreme Court cases and the exhaustive chronicle of location information casually collected by wireless carriers today.
They declared they werent going to prosecute her, twice, but couldnt possibly have looked at all the emails they recovered from the Weiner laptop which encompassed all the emails from Clinton, including the mysteriously missing ones that she never turned over that were under subpoena. When will we see those? Via Daily Caller: The Department 
Hillary Clinton, one of the most corrupt, criminal liars to ever hold public office in the US, had the nerve to trash President Trump over the border crisis and whine about her 2016 election loss from Dublin, Ireland Friday.
Her partner-in-crime, Crooked Cop James Comey was also in Dublin Friday and said hes disgusted, horrified, embarrassed and ashamed of Trumps cruel immigration policy.
Both of these corrupt liars should spend the rest of their lives in prison.
Hillary Clinton blamed Putin for her election loss and trashed Trump while receiving an honorary doctorate from Trinity College Dublin Friday. (gross)
The great people of Dublin also protested Crooked Hillarys arrival and chanted, LOCK HER UP!
Protesters in Dublin, Ireland call for Hillary Clinton to be locked up
The Daily Mail reported:
The 2016 loser criticized the Trump administration for hyper-partisanship, polarization, gridlock and stalemate which she said undermined confidence in democracy.
These problems are exacerbated by an administration set on waging war on the rule of law, delegitimizing elections, undermining truth and reason, perpetrating shameless corruption, rejecting the idea that our leaders should be public servants who put the common good over their own personal and political interests.
We are in the midst of a global struggle between liberal democracy and a rising tide of illiberalism.
Vladimir Putin has positioned himself as the leader of an...
(BusinessDesk) New Zealand sheep farmers, whose fortunes in recent years have been overshadowed by their dairy farmer colleagues, are having a strong season with lamb prices approaching record levels, according to AgriHQs Monthly Sheep & Beef report for June.
This season continues to move from strength-to-strength for sheep farmers, mainly due to the incredible heights slaughter prices are reaching, AgriHQ analyst Reece Brick said in his report. Winter contracts within the North Island and lower supplies in the South Island have pulled lamb slaughter prices up by 30 cents/kg in both regions. . .
The key to successful farm environment plans Jamie McFadden:
Before the Government decides whether Farm Environment Plans (FEPs) should be voluntary or compulsory we in the Rural Advocacy Network suggest a look at recent experience around New Zealand and overseas.
The voluntary farm plan approach is focused on actions to achieve outcomes. It has been very successful in regions like Taranaki where over two-thirds of hill country now has farm plans.
The key to the success of the voluntary model is trusted advisers working in partnership with landowners. Farm plans are tailor-made recognising that every farm is different and that people learn in different ways. The advisers have a wide range of practical knowledge covering all aspects of environmental management biodiversity, wetlands, water quality, pests, erosion and sediment loss. It is a whole-farm approach. . .
Arable farmers welcome lift in wheat prices after two poor years Heather Chalmers:
Central Canterbury arable farmers Syd and Chris Worsfold and their son Earl grow cereals in half their farm and are welcoming a $100 a tonne lift in wheat prices this season.
Syd Worsfold, named Federated Farmers arable farmer of the year after 30 years of industry involvement, said the increase was a return to more competitive pricing, after two years of poor returns.
Milling wheat contracts for the 2019 harvest were $420 to $450...
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Earlier today President Donald Trump delivered remarks on the importance of immigration reform and border security during an event with victims of illegal alien crime. The Angel Families have lost family members as a result of crimes committed by those Continue reading
June 14, 2018 By Brian Yap Japans plan to reuse soil contaminated with radiation from the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant accident for agriculture is sparking something of its own nuclear reaction. Residents and other critics dont want any part of it. Pollutants contained in crops will surely pollute air, water and soil, thereby contaminating food 
Science and Technology: The results from the first experimental agrophotovoltaic program by the Fraunhofer Institute For Solar Energy Systems near Lake Constance in Germany found combining agriculture and farming increased the output of the land by 60% over what it would be if the same land was devoted 100% to farming or 100% to 
The southern border has been a site of mass confusion since June 20, when President Trump released his executive order ostensibly ending the practice of family separation for undocumented immigrants. Senior Customs and Border Protection officials said they would stop referring parents crossing illegally for criminal prosecution. The Justice Department denied that shift, but also dropped charges on 17 migrant parents in McAllen, Texas before a sentencing hearing. Whether prosecuting or [...]
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Lets imagine its mid flu season, and a stranger at the grocery store sneezes on you.
Wouldnt it be great to know if youre destined for weeks of sweats and chills; or if, by the grace of your immune system, you might just make it out unscathed?
Purvesh Khatri, PhD, associate professor of medicine at Stanford, has discovered a biomarker in the blood may be able to do just that. Its a gene that codes for a protein that lives on the surface of a type of immune cell known as a natural killer cell. The findings of the study, published in Genome Medicine, have been in the works for about four years, and its the first time (to Khatris knowledge) that a biomarker for flu susceptibility has been identified.
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Border Patrol official Disgusting to attack border agents Video Fox News TDC Note This is a must watch especially beginning at the 6:00 mark to the end. Their hatred (corporate media) towards one President is so amazingyoure blinded...
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Earlier this week, Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows unmasked two of the previously unidentified, anti-Trump, pro-Hillary FBI investigators referred for investigation by the Inspector General.
These FBI attorneys do not work in counterintelligence as the FBI previously claimed as an excuse to withhold their names from the public.
The unnamed FBI officials Agent 1 and Agent 5 were involved in the FBI Clinton investigation and were also engaged in a romantic relationship just like fellow FBI lovebirds Strzok and Page.
One of the FBI lawyers is Sally Moyer, the other is Kevin Clinesmith.
According to Daily Mail at the time of the texts, Moyer was on the filter team for the Clinton probe a small team of government officials that determines whether information obtained by the FBI is considered privileged or if it can be used in the investigation.
Investigative journalist Paul Sperry discovered that FBI investigator Sally Moyer complained in another message, fuck trump, and told a colleague she would consider any presidential award for public service from Trump an insult.
FBI investigator Sally Moyer complained in another message, fuck trump, and told a colleague she would consider any presidential award for public service from Trump an insult. Id refuse it, she wrote.https://t.co/eQ4QVrCZXf
Paul Sperry (@paulsperry_) June 22, 2018
The Daily Mail published the first photos today of Deep State operative Sally Moyer since she was outed earlier this week.
The government can no longer claim that just using technology like your cellphones means youve given up your Fourth Amendment rights, says the ACLU. This is huge. (CD) In a decision that digital rights advocates called a groundbreaking victory for Americans privacy rights, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that police generally must obtain a 
Shes actually a perfect example of all the lies the media tells about illegal aliens. Two-time illegal entry, which is a felony. Took a 2 year old through that danger, and left her husband, who has a good job, at home with the other 3 kids. Via Daily Caller: The mother of the crying child 
Looks like the Obama facade may be chipping around the edges! As wit all things controversial, do your own follow up research and Think For Yourself! 4 Simple questions If the TRUTH ever comes out that Obama was never eligible to be president, what happens to all the laws he signed into being and all 
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Experiments in mice have shown for the first time that bacteria found in the gut of babies and children seem to play a role in brain development.
Scientists used stem cells to grow a miniature model of a Neanderthals brain for the first time. The tiny blob of neurons reveals what makes us different.
Renewable resources are great, but they bring a new element of uncertainty to a power grid. This element can lead to failure in surprising ways, according to a new paper.
A team of researchers built a model of power grids that transport electricity from solar and wind power. That means that there are places where the grid receives fluctuating inputs of power, since levels of sunlight and wind and vary.
An expanding arcade of video games takes aim at easing autism traits, from poor visual attention to problems with motor skills, but the evidence of the games effectiveness remains limited.
A team of researchers from ETH Zurich and the University of Basel in Switzerland and Institut Universitaire de Technologie in France has that found that embryonic kidney cells engineered to produce insulin when exposed to caffeine were able to reduce glucose levels in mouse models. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes their efforts and how well it worked in the mouse models.
People with diabetes suffer from higher than normal levels of glucose in the blood, which can lead to a host of health problems. Current treatments include drugs that make cells more sensitive to insulin, or injection of insulin to make more of it available to cells that need it. In this new effort, the researchers have developed a new way to get more insulin into the body when it is needed most.
Instead of adding insulin externally, the researchers engineered embryonic kidney cells to produce itbut only when they were exposed to caffeine. The team chose caffeine because it has been so extensively studied and because the majority of people consume caffeinated beverages, such as coffee and soft drinks. They point out that caffeine is also a substance that appears very rarely in other foods, making its ingestion easy to regulate. The engineered cells were covered with a material that protected them from the immune system and were then put into a device that was implanted into the abdomens of mice that had been engineered to have diabetes. The researchers note that glucose levels tend to spike after people (and mice) eat sugar or food material that the body converts to sucrose. Thus, the optimal time for giving the mice caffeine would be after eating.
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The court was upholding a lower courts decision that the right to equality before the law meant the printer did not have a right to withhold services from the organization.
Human rights groups in Poland, such as the Campaign Against Homophobia, hailed the ruling as a huge step in enforcing equal rights for LGBT people, but the Polish Minister of Justice and Prosecutor General, Zbigniew Ziobro, sharply criticized it. He said the Supreme Court sided with the ideology of homosexual activists against the government.
In many democracies in the European Union, a justice minister might disagree with a court decision, but would never think to cast it as a betrayal of the government. In reality Ziobro had made great efforts to secure a positive outcome for the printer in particular by instructing prosecutors to appeal after two lower courts decided in favor of the LGBT organization. He then took the case to the Supreme Court asking for the printers position to be vindicated.
This controversy between the Polish government and the Supreme Court comes at a time when the Polish government has introduced new legislation, taking effect on July 3, giving the government greater influence over the appointment of judges to the very same court. The new law could force almost half the Supreme Court judges into early retirement. The EU has slammed the Polish law as undermining Polands judicial independence. In December 2017, the European Commission triggered Article 7, part of the EU treaty designed to help countries deal with conduct by EU governments that puts the EUs values at risk. It could result in Poland getting its voting rights suspended within the Council of Ministers.
Last weeks ruling should be celebrated as a principled confirmation that everyone, no matter their sexual orientation, is entitled to the same services without discrimination. But the ruling also reinforces in stark terms how important it is that the judiciary is independent from government and that the rule of law is firmly engrained in Polands democracy.
Originally published by Human Rights Watch by Boris Dittrich
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The apology over a maternity clothing ad featuring a pre-teen African girl followed criticism and pressure from fellow humanitarian organizations over the "erotizing" and "sexualizing" of the child model. Plan International Finland and its parent organization, Plan International Global have issued an apology over a high-profile ad campaign involving a pregnant 12 year-old Zambian girl posing in a line of maternity clothing that was the brainchild of Finnish designer Paola Suhonen. Despite winning accolades and awards for creative design, the campaign raised the ire fellow human rights activists, including Zimbabwe-born gender studies researcher Dr. Faith Mkwesha of the Turku Academy and the Sahwira International NGO, who condemned Plan International Finland for "erotizing and sexualizing" the child model, saying she was shocked by the campaign.
Did you know that in some places in the world women are literally banished from their homes each month when they get their periods? These women are forced into tiny huts instead of at home with their families and some even lose their lives.
These are basically menstruation huts and the women forced to stay within them are sometimes attacked by animals, die from exposure to the cold, or lose their lives to smoke inhalation trying to stay warm. According to NY times, one young woman was found dead after being bitten by a snake in one of these huts and her family tried to cover it up by destroying the hut and burying her body. Police exhumed it and are investigating what happened.
Being a woman in Nepal is not easy and this kind of practice is referred to as Chhaupadi, which means someone who bears an impurity. For some reason, the women who are cycling are thought to be impure. This practice has been going on for hundreds of years and while the government in Nepal is working to end it and advocating for these women it is still something done by many.
That being said, in August it will become illegal for menstruating women to be forced into seclusion and punishments will finally be handed out. Period shaming of this stature is completely heartbreaking. These women are forced to face exposure to the elements, are sometimes raped by intruders, and so much more all because they have gotten their period. In remote villages, this is a reality that will be hard to squash.
If these women refuse to sleep in the huts and be separated from their families during their cycles the whole village will place blame for any and all bad things that happen in the village on them. If a tiger kills a cattle, it is their fault and no matter what life becomes hell one way or another.
The tradition also takes a heavy toll on mental health. Isolation from family and social exclusion results in depression, low self-esteem, and disempowerment. among girls. There is also a fear of sexual abuse and assault at night alongside the attack of wild animals and snake bites. Most of the deaths due to wild animals are not revealed and neither are the cases of rape, out of fear for the future of the unmarried daughter, the Danish-based researchers state in their paper.
Despite the dangers, a study conducted in 2015 by Restless Development, an NGO dedicated to unleashing the power of young people to change ou...
When Helen Clark introduced Working for Families in 2004 it was, ostensibly, for all the right reasons. Because minimum wage levels were much lower than today, there was often not a lot of difference in incomes between families on the dole and families on minimum wages. Working for Families was introduced, basically, to encourage  The post Working for Families is a poverty trap appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
1810 - Gov Lachlan Macquarie had wont to send an email...but lacking the necessary pigeons to hold the horse hairs together to make contact with the interwebs, Macquarie instead opened the first Aussie post office, at Circular Quay.
1830 - Harry Cade was hanged for highway robbery near Parramatta. Cade was transported at the age of fourteen and executed after he turned sixteen.
1830 - Jack Field was hanged at Sydney for stealing from a settler named Pike.
1830 - Henry O'Neil was hanged at Sydney for highway robbery.
1839 - Thomas Sumner , George Cooke , Ryder Gorman and Dennis Dacey were hanged at Sydney for robbery with violence at the house of William Woods and rape of Ann Amlin at King's Plains (Blayney)
1862 - Cobb & Co began writing themselves into Aussie history with their coach service galloping about NSW from their headquarters in Bathurst.
1862 - Not that we're calling them size queens but....The western boundary of Queensland changed from Longitude 141 degrees to 138 degrees.
1865 - Vic Parliament created its own debate reporting department. J. J. Casey in his speech to Parliament noted 'in the opinion of this house, provision should be made to secure an accurate report of the debates in Parliament in the form of Hansard'. Parliamentary reporting had previously been undertaken by journalists from The Argus newspaper.
1866 - Today was the date in the diary for the drilling of the first oil well in the Fair Isle of OZ; it was located at Alfred Flat, Coorong, in South OZ, due to an algal scum "coorongite" being mistaken for bitumen.
1867 - The Nepean River, NSW, flooded to an estimated height of about 13.4 metres in the river, and 27.47 metres on land. It had a devastating effect on the riverside communities; six died.
1869 - Prince Alfred Wesleyan College opened in Adelaide, SA.
The federal Medicare program informed Baylor St. Lukes Medical Center on Friday that it would cut off funding to its heart transplant program in August, saying the Houston hospital has not done enough to fix shortcomings that endanger patients.
The decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is a devastating blow to what was once one of the nations most renowned heart transplant programs. Losing Medicares seal of approval on Aug. 17 would threaten its viability, experts say, depriving it of an essential source of funding. The termination could trigger private insurance companies to follow suit and force all 88 patients on the programs waiting list to either pay out of pocket or, more likely, transfer to another hospital.
Losing Medicare funding is not unprecedented, but it is rare. St. Lukes can appeal the termination, but that will not freeze the process, according to Medicare rules.
CMSs decision comes just weeks after an investigation by ProPublica and the Houston Chronicle found that the program performed an outsized number of transplants resulting in deaths and has lost several top physicians in recent years. Multiple St. Lukes doctors raised concerns about errors during operations and serious surgical complications after Dr. Jeffrey Morgan took over as the programs top surgeon in 2016, and a few cardiologists began referring some of their patients to other hospitals for transplants.
Following the report, St. Lukes temporarily suspended the heart transplant program in order to review the cases of two patients who died in May after receiving transplants earlier in the year. All told, three of the nine patients who received new hearts this year have died; nationally more than 90 percent of heart transplant recipients survive at least a year.
A week ago, St. Lukes said it was reopening the program after finding no systemic issues related to the quality of the program. Nonetheless, it said it was reorganizing its transplant surgery team, refining the criteria for which patients it would accept for heart transplants, and making other improvements to strengthen the program.
Medicare officials, however,...
Ecologist Lahiru Wijedasa explains how his views changed as he prepared to publish a paper warning of future dangerous carbon emissions from Indonesias peatland forests. T
Amazon Shareholders Call On Jeff Bezos To Stop Selling Facial Rekognition Software To Police by Aaron Kesel Activist Post An astounding 20 groups of Amazon shareholders sent its CEO, Jeff Bezos, a letter urging him to stop selling the...
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Observers often forget that surveillance offends not only
privacy, but also the right to dissent. A recently defeated
Illinois bill illustrates how First and Fourth Amendment rights
intersect, by proposing to undermine the right to dissent not
obliquely, but rather directly. Thats why EFF
joined the successful fight to defeat this spying proposal.
The proposal, promoted by the City of Chicago, was embodied in SB 2562 and its companion bill, HB 4405. Theywould have authorized police to use surveillance drones to monitor peaceful protests without first securing a judicial warrant. Had the measure been adopted, it would have permitted police to use facial recognition technology to identify individual demonstrators photographed by drones even absent any suspicion of wrongdoing.
The defeated proposal would have rolled back a well-received state law passed in 2013 that led the country in protecting dissent from drone surveillance, and which enjoyed overwhelming bipartisan support. Illinois 2013 law sharply limits law enforcement from using drones, generally requiring agencies to first obtain a judicial warrant based on probable cause to suspect that a crime has been committed.
Warrants are important. They serve the crucial function of preventing police fishing expeditions against political dissenters, andthe politicization of public safety measures to pursue personal vendettas. Moreover, theyre not a burden for police to secure. That makes a warrant requirement a reasonable (yet increasingly threatened) way to protect vital (and increasingly threatened) rights on which democracy depends.
In sharp contrast, the defeated 2018 measure would have authorized drone surveillance of any gathering of more than 100 people for legitimate public safety purposes, which expressly include assessing public safety vulnerabilities or weaknessesor identifying possible criminal activity.
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When one of the creators of the Internet as we know it today (not you Al Gore!) voices their discontent with the latest overstep of power towards full throttle censorship, you know its serious business.
Tim Berners-Lee, best known for his work helping to create the World Wide Web, along with other Internet pioneers, have penned an open letter opposing the Members of European Parliament (MEPs) who voted earlier this week in favor of a plan to force publishers to automatically remove any content that appears to violate copyright.
The Independent reports this means memes, mixes, sampling, and even reuse of news and parliamentary footage, will get caught up and deleted without warning.
Publishers will be expected to monitor all their content uploads and check for copyright material and remove it immediately, and ostensibly by doing so automatically, as outlined in Article 13 of the proposal.
In the open letter asking MEPs to remove Article 13, the letters 57 signatories write:
Article 13 takes an unprecedented step towards the transformation of the internet, from an open platform for sharing and innovation, into a tool for the automated surveillance and control of its users.
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This 2015 video is called Epic Hunting Chase of the Canadian Lynx and Snowshoe Hare in HD.
From The University of Montana in the USA:
June 21, 2018
Many animals have evolved fur or feather colors to blend in with the environment and hide from predators. But how do animals stay camouflaged when their environment changes with each new season? Researchers at the University of Montana recently discovered that hybridization played an important role in snowshoe hares ability to match their environment.
An international scientific team led by UM Associate Professor Jeffrey Good and graduate student Matthew Jones set out to discover how snowshoe hares have evolved to molt to a white coat in areas with prolonged winter snow cover while populations from mild coastal environments of the Pacific Northwest retain brown fur year-round.
Like other seasonal traits, the autumn molt in snowshoe hares is triggered by changes in day lengthm Good said. But the color of their winter coat is determined by genetic variation that has been shaped by evolution to match the local presence or absence of snow.
In a new article published in the journal Science, Goods team discovered that the development of brown or white winter coats in snowshoe hares is controlled by genetic variation at a single pigmentation gene that is activated during the autumn molt.
This result is exciting because it shows that critical adaptive shifts in seasonal camouflage can evolve through changes in the regulation of a single gene, Jones said.
The genetic discovery came with a surprising twist.
MEMO | June 22, 2018 A Dutch state TV station has apologised twice following complaints from Jewish groups that its coverage was biased against Israel. According to Israeli sources, NOS, Netherlands main public broadcaster, made two retractions within the space of two weeks amid protests by Dutch Jews and others who complained that the state-funded 
Tortilla Con Sal INTERVENTION OF MINISTER DENIS MONCADA COLINDRES AT THE EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF THE PERMANENT COUNCIL OF THE OAS ON THE REPORT OF THE IACHR June 22, 2018 Good Morning, Mr. Secretary General Luis Almagro. Mr. Chairman of the Permanent Council, Ambassador Andrs Gonzlez. Mrs. Commissioner Antonia Urrejola Mr. Executive Secretary of the Inter-American...
The late night talk show host apparently has a recurring segment where he drives around in a car with a celebrity and they sing along to recorded music. It does not sound like much fun to me but this segment with Paul McCartney was pretty good, where they surprised many people of McCartneys home town with unannounced stops at various locations.
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But yeah, they dont exist and theyre no problem. Via Fox News: Eleven MS-13 gang members all of whom are illegal immigrants except one are facing life in prison after being charged in the kidnappings and deaths of two teens whose bodies were dug up in a Virginia park last year. The ages 
This video about the USA says about itself:
Does Trumps Executive Order Fix Anything?
22 June 2018
The executive order includes no provision to reunite the 2,300 separated families and illegally proposes to detain children indefinitely.
By Kevin Higgins in Britain:
Thursday, June 21, 2018
The Truth Behind the Wire
Kindly disregard the attention seeking cries of the few.
They are child actors being given scripts by liberals.
Most of the young people there are delighted with
what were doing. There is no policy
of separation from parents. Its just
if youre going to process the mamas
and papas, youve gotta take
the bambinos away.
The wire we put around them,
for their own safety, isnt even barbed.
In there, we help kids go to school,
even give them haircuts
with our giant and deadly
and Customs Enforcement scissors.
This is the exact opposite of cages.
Despite the headlines,
no one has been gassed.
There are, and never have been,
any concentration camps.
These children are in temporary custody
playing video games
and soccer, getting two snacks
a day and lots of sleep
under their resplendent thermal blankets.
The chain-link fencing
weve used to divide into bedrooms
the building were warehousing them in
is entirely incidental.
Almost none of the adolescents...
We recently updated our list of free
GNU/Linux distributions to add a "Historical" section. BLAG
Linux and GNU, based on Fedora, joined the list many years ago. But
the maintainers no longer believe they can keep things running at
this time. As such, they requested that they be removed from our
list. The list helps users to find operating systems that come with
only free software and documentation, and that do not promote any
nonfree software. Being added to the list means that a distribution
has gone through a rigorous screening process, and is dedicated to
diligently fixing any freedom issues that may arise.
Maintaining a distribution isn't an easy task, and making sure that no nonfree software makes its way onto the operating system takes real effort. The maintainers of these distributions take on a difficult but important task of creating and maintaining a system that users can trust. For many, that effort is taken on as a volunteer, and one for which we should all be grateful.
While it is always sad to see a free distribution close up shop, we can all still be thankful for the maintainers' work over the years, and that there are still many free distributions available. Users of BLAG should consider switching to another distro on our list to ensure that the security of their system is up to date.
A guest post. Warning: Only for those with strong stomachs! Several of you asked me to continue to write for the blog on matters important to me at this point in my life. I have now been out of hospital for three weeks and have been replumbed. That is the polite way of saying that  The post The law of unintended consequences appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
While the idea of alternate realities seems interesting, what evidence do we have to back up their existence at all? Well, I guess that depends on how much time you have and who you ask.
Below I am going to go over some of the more prominent signs of evidence of alternate realities or parallel universes. These are things we have never truly been able to explain or understand. There are tons of different things within this world that seem to point to the existence of much more than we will ever truly know. Please also keep in mind I am going to simplify these things as best I can in the hopes of making them clear without losing their messages.
There is no doubting that some weird shit has happened in this world. People claim to have seen ghosts every single day and some pretty unexplainable evidence for them has, of course, been brought forth. Perhaps we are both merely people existing in different dimensions haunting one another. Maybe the small peculiar situations are just the ripples fading into one another?
This suggests that our universe is bound to repeat itself over and over again. It stems from the big bang theory and from there means that there is potentially an infinite number of universes with the same lives as ours but with slight differences. While this one is a bit more complicated it is very interesting and mindblowing when you get into it.
This is a particle accelerator located in Switzerland. Many think that it is being used for a lot more than what we are told but regardless through this collider, we are learning a lot about gravity in itself. It could be the key to unlocking a lot more than most of us could ever comprehend.
Some people actually claim to have out of body experiences during the night while they are sleeping. Perhaps the mind or soul is moving into a new plane of existence during this time? Dreams in themselves could be glances into something we will never truly understand.
This is but one of many artifacts that have been found that are seemingly unexplainable. These artifacts predate humanity and might actually be from entirely different dimensions. The London Hammer was found in the 1930s but is much much older.
This is one we all have most likely heard of. It is basically evidence that you have experienced events from a different r...
Executives at Facebook say that they hope a new team of ex-intelligence officers and media experts will help the company spot potential problems before they are exploited by bad actors.A team of experts including former cybersecurity...
Grand Theft Auto. The Walking Dead. World of Warcraft. While these may sound like things you certainly wouldnt want in your home, they are also things your child may regularly be embracing in the glorious world of gaming.
Gaming has taken computers, tablets, smartphones and even the internet by storm, but it can also create quite a whirlwind in your anxious childs brain.
You can, however, transform the negative whirlwind of gaming into a more beneficial experience if you know exactly what children of anxious parents are up against and how to decrease the negative effects while increasing the positive.7
Exactly how much gaming goes may be a tough question to answer, although a quick and easy response is: a lot. Statistics paint a scary story, especially some from a study published in the Journal of Adolescence and others from Jane McGonigal, game research and development director at Californias Institute of the Future.
The effect of all that gaming depends on several factors, such as the type of games being played, the length and limits on each session and, of course, if your child suffers from anxiety or other mental health issues.
Anxious children have the tendency to foster fear and worry about things or stories created in their head rather than focusing on the reality right in front of them. Gaming may give them an escape from the worry, but it also removes them even further from reality.
Psychology Today writer Victoria Dunckley notes that interacting with a screen results in excess stimulation for the child, which is not a particularly positive thing in general and certainly even less positive when children are already beset with anxiety issues. Screen interaction shifts the childs nervous system into that all-too-familiar fight-or-flight mode, she notes, which ends up messing up biological systems that pump out adrenaline.
Your childs anxiety symptoms can be exacerbated by extended gami...
Few people consider used plastic to be a valuable global commodity. Yet China has imported 106 million tons of old bags, bottles, wrappers and containers worth $57.6 billion since 1992, the first year it disclosed data. So when the country announced last year that it finally had enough of everybody else's junk, governments the world over knew they had a problem. They just didnt know exactly how large it was.
Now they know. By 2030, an estimated 111 million metric tons of used plastic will need to be buried or recycled somewhere elseor not manufactured at all. That's the conclusion of a new analysis of UN global trade data by University of Georgia researchers.
[...] As the industry matured and the negative effects on public health and the environment became clear, China got more selective about the materials it was willing to buy. A "Green Fence" law enacted in 2013 kept out materials mixed with food, metals or other contaminants. Exports consequently dropped off from 2012 to 2013, a trend that continued until last year, when the world's biggest buyer warned that its scrap plastic purchases would stop altogether.
[...] The worlds plastic problem has been building for decades. Since mass production began in the early 1950s, annual output has grown from about 2 million tons to 322 million produced in 2015, the authors said. Current production rates are exceeding our ability to dispose of the stuff effectivelyand supply is expected only to grow. Without bold new ideas and management strategies, current recycling rates will no longer be met, and ambitious goals and timelines for future recycling growth will be insurmountable, they wrote.
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Having a headache and not having a pill for you to help with the pain can sometimes be a very difficult situation. If you are feeling it, and everything seems hopeless, we are here to tell you that you can treat it and get rid of it eventually with acupressure.
We will present you with some techniques which will help you get rid of a headache quickly and effectively.
Acupressure is a type of massage and its effectiveness has been even confirmed by scientists. It is kind of an acupuncture and reflexotherapy, however, you do not need special medical knowledge to do it.
You will firstly need to take a comfortable and relaxing position. It will not take long to do the massage, it is like from 30 seconds to a minute on average.
You need to massage a point with some light pressing or circular movements. A headache will disappear during the massage or 5-10 minutes after it.
These symmetrical points can be found on the back of the hand, between the thumb and forefinger. If you apply some pressure to the area, it will relieve a toothache, back pain and some tension in the neck muscles.
These points are 2-3 cm from the beginning of the hairline in the temple area. You might feel a small dimple to find this point. If you apply pressure to it, it will relieve pain in the temporal region and eye fatigue.
You can find these points in the back of the head, in the middle, between the ear and the beginning of the spine. If you massage them, it will relieve nasal congestion, pain in the eyes and ears, severe headache and migraine.
These points are on both sides of the nostrils in line with the eyes. To find them, you need to feel a dimple in the bottom of the cheekbones. This will help to open the sinuses, reduce a headache and toothache, and relieve stress.
These points are located at the base of the inner edge of the eyebrows. If yo...
Years of questions about how so many DC scandals never ended up with any accountability are now slowly beginning to make sense. Henry Kerner is a missing piece of a very frustrating puzzle Thanks to the efforts of Judicial Watch, Continue reading
After two privatizations, massive layoffs and two worker strikes in less than a decade, the quarry and lime plant Ravnaja AD bears testament to the class struggle in Serbia, serving as a vivid example to the dictatorship of capital over the lives of workers who toil for their bare existence in the country.
In the winter of 2017 a picture of a woman throwing a large boulder appeared in the daily paper Danas. With her back bent over, Danka Simi was performing her daily work as a cleaning lady, but instead of cleaning halls and toilets she was sent to the stone quarry of the company she works for, Ravnaja AD to do what can only be described as penal labor. Since the first privatization of 2007 by a foreign investor, and the termination of the privatization contract by the state three years later, the number of workers in Ravnaja quarry has dwindled from around 350 to 125.
By the time the company was sold for the second time in 2011, the quarry complex in Mali Zvornik had accumulated 2-million in debt. Milenko Simi, a worker and Dankas husband, says these debts were accumulated due to shady business practices that involved selling enterprise materials at a price lower than their market value to companies in the ownership of the same conglomerate, as well as a result of tax evasion. They even transferred the ownership of the machinery to Ratko Mitrovi, Milenko remarks.
Ratko Mitrovi- Niskogradnja is just one of many companies in the privately owned construction conglomerate MBA Miljkovi, which consists of four concrete plants, factories for construction materials, quarries, warehouses, workshops, and heavy machinery. The company that receives state grants for major projects in infrastructure has become infamous for exploiting its workforce. Last summer, during reconstruction works in the center of Belgrade, its workers went on strike, stopping work on a number of occasions in the following months due to unpaid salaries, as well as unpaid social and health insurance contributions.
MBA Miljkovi bought a large share in AD Ravnaja in 2011, when 70 percent of the companys assets were sold-off at a price of 800,000. The privatization contract for AD Ravnaja obliged the new owners to maintain pr...
This morning NewsHub Nation interviews Minister of Housing Phil Twyford on progress on the ambitious but slow Kiwibuild programme. On Newshub Nation tomorrow: The first Kiwibuild homes are under construction but the Government's got a long way to go to meet its target of building 100,000 affordable homes over the next 10 years. We 
5 of the Most Popular Survival Kits You Can Find by Sara Tipton Ready Nutrition Weve done some digging and come across some of the best survival kits offered on Amazon, making the purchasing of prepping gear easy. Depending...
Hillicon Valley: Justices require warrants for cellphone location data | Amazon employees protest facial recognition tech sales | Uber driver in fatal crash was streaming Hulu | SpaceX gets contract to launch spy satellite "IndyWatch Feed Allworld"
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Theyre not supposed to let people in to see the kids, theyre not supposed to violate their privacy. But Democrats want to use the kids as political footballs. Via Daily Caller: Maines Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate was arrested outside a detention center in Texas on Friday morning for refusing to leave the premises after 
Apple on Friday said it is launching a Keyboard Service Program for customers of the MacBook and MacBook Pro computers. Apple told me that the issue was affecting only a small percentage of these units. [,,,]
By Peter Frost in Britain:
Friday, June 22, 2018
Unelectable and unspeakable but still chasing the inedible
In return, no less than 84 per cent of the British public have told her and other hunting fans in Westminster that they do not agree with those outdated opinions.
Overwhelmingly the general public wants Labours 2004 ban of hunting with dogs to stay firmly in place.
Yet despite hunting being illegal for nearly 14 years, wild animals are still being hunted and killed in the British countryside and those responsible are getting away with it.
Hunts are still killing wildlife. They have found many ways to circumvent the law and get away with slaughtering many wild animals. They do it in many ways through so-called trail hunting, abusing exemptions in the law and exploiting legal loopholes that mean thousands of animals are meeting cruel and bloody deaths in the countryside every year.
Landowners are still giving hunts and packs of hounds access to land in order to carry out activities barely disguised as a cover for illegal hunting.
Legislation is simply not strong enough to allow the ever-reducing number of rural police to come down hard on illegal hunting.
Fox-hunting has always involved posh country folk dressing up and setting their pack of dogs on a fox and then chasing it on horseback for miles across the landscape. What hunters call a sport most people see as vicious and outdated cruelty.
The public wants nothing to do with...
Gold Is Not Done Falling, This Is The Next Leg Down Says Bubba Horwitz Video KitCo News Gold investors should eye an even lower target from current levels, as there is currently no need for a flight to safety,...
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Published June 22, 2018
PASADENA, Calif. PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced NATIVE AMERICA , a new four-part series from Providence Pictures that will premiere Fall 2018 on PBS stations nationwide. Weaving history and science with living indigenous traditions, the series brings to life a land of massive cities connected by social networks spanning two continents, with unique and sophisticated systems of science, art and writing. Made with the active participation of Native- American communities and filmed in some of the most spectacular locations in the hemisphere, NATIVE AMERICA reveals an ancient and still thriving culture whose splendor and ingenuity is only now beginning to be fully understood and appreciated.
Recent discoveries informed by Native-American oral histories have led to a bold new perspective on North and South America that ancient people across these two continents may have been part of a single interconnected world. This and other research is leading to revelations that will forever change how we understand Native America. The series highlights intimate Native-American traditions and follows field archaeologists using 21st-century tools such as multispectral imaging and DNA analysis to uncover incredible narratives of Americas past, venturing into Amazonian caves containing the Americas earliest art and interactive solar calendar, exploring a massive tunnel beneath a pyramid at the center of one of ancient Americas largest cities and mapping the heavens in celestially aligned cities.
NATIVE AMERICA is an extraordinary portal to the past and window to the present, said Beth Hoppe, PBS Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming. The latest scholarship and research...
Jason Kander, a Democrat, ran what is regarded as one of the best ads in the 2016 cycle, where he strips a weapon he used in Afghanistan to make a point about background checks for gun owners. He subsequently lost the Missouri Senate race, and joined with Obamas former staffers who set up Crooked Media to make the Majority 54 podcast. The post Review: Jason Kanders Majority 54 podcast appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
The truth is, but not for Manaforts association with President Trump, Mueller would never have hunted him down for alleged crimes committed over a decade ago.
Special counsel Robert Muellers team is seeking to prevent the defense for Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, from arguing to jurors that he was targeted for prosecution because of his role in Donald Trumps presidential bid.
In a courtfiling on Friday, prosecutors asked a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, to bar any selective prosecution claims during Manaforts looming trial on tax evasion, bank fraud and other charges.
Manafort should be precluded from arguing that he has been singled out for prosecution because of his position in the campaign of then-candidate Donald J. Trump, or otherwise asserting that he has been selectively prosecuted by the Special Counsels Office, Muellers team wrote.
Prosecutors noted that Manafort never filed a legal motion asking for the case to be dismissed on selective-prosecution grounds.
Courts have consistently held that claims of selective (or vindictive) prosecution must be presented to the court before trial and cannot be argued to the jury, the government filing said. The governments reasons for initiating a prosecution have nothing to do with whether the evidence at trial proves the elements of the charged offenses, which is the sole question that the jury must answer.
On top of Fridays court filing to bar Manaforts defense he is being hunted down for his association to Trump, Mueller is trying to dismiss Manaforts motion the Special Counsel is operating outside of its original scope.
Deep State judge Amy Berman Jackson already ruled against Manafort.
In a separate court case, Reagan-appointed Judge Ellis, however; has yet to rule on Manaforts motion to dismiss Muellers case based on the argument h...
Expulsion possible for advocating for traditional marriage You would think a large public university like Florida State would have received a warning letter before 2018 about flatly unconstitutional speech policies. But America's First Amendment watchdog organizations are apparently busy taking on censorship on other campuses. Maybe they're just now getting to the Fs. The Alliance Defending Freedom publicly warned FSU in a letter Wednesday that the window is short before it gets sued for violating its students' rights under the U.S. Constitution and even state law. Students recently told the organization about provisions of the student conduct code that could get them punished - all the way to expelled - if they say something "offensive" based on gender.
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The National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy and Action Plan (Strategy and Action Plan) will improve our Nations preparedness to address the hazard of near-Earth object (NEO) impacts over the next 10 years. Its primary role is to help organize and coordinate NEO-related efforts within Federal Departments and Agencies (agencies), with a particular focus on efforts that are already existing and resourced. It seeks to leverage and enhance existing assets and capabilitiesNational and international, public and privateto effectively manage the risks associated with NEOs. The Strategy and Action Plan builds on efforts by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Department of Energy (DOE) to detect and characterize the NEO population and to prevent and respond to NEO impacts on Earth.
Five strategic goals, each supported by a set of strategic objectives and specific associated actions, underpin the effort to enhance the Nations preparedness for potential NEO impacts:
Goal 1: Enhance NEO Detection, Tracking, and
Characterization Capabilities: NASA will lead the development of a
roadmap for improving national capabilities for NEO detection,
characterization. Supporting actions will reduce current levels of uncertainty and aid in more accurate modeling and more effective decision-making.
Goal 2: Improve NEO Modeling, Prediction, and Information Integration: Agencies will coordinate the development of validated modeling tools and simulation capabilities that aid in characterizing and mitigating NEO impact risks while streamlining data flows to support effective decision-making.
Goal 3: Develop Technologies for NEO Deflection
and Disruption Missions: NASA will lead development of technologies
for fast-response NEO reconnaissance missions and timely missions
deflect or disrupt hazardous NEOs. Developing these technologies before an imminent threat arises will strengthen our ability to prevent NEO impact disasters.
Goal 4: Increase International Cooperation on NEO Preparation: Agencies will work to inform and develop international support for addressing global NEO impact risks. International engagement and cooperation will help...
Actor John Cleese has defended the iconic comedy show Monty Python, calling it "remarkably diverse for its time." The comments come as the BBC head of comedy said the show was "too white and Oxbridge" to be made today. Cleese lauded the merits of the show in a series of tweets in response to comments made by the controller of BBC comedy Mark Allen. Allen claimed that audiences were tired of the "metropolitan, educated experience" and craved sketch shows and sitcoms with a "sense of place" rather than "six Oxbridge white blokes." Allen added that teams being assembled for shows today were going to be from a "diverse range of people who reflect the modern world and have got something to say that's different and we haven't seen before." Referring to Allen as the "head of social engineering," Cleese defended the diversity credentials of Monty Python, joking that the show would meet the state-funded broadcaster's diversity targets as it had a "poof" - referring to the late Graham Chapman - and "no slave owners."
Roseanne lost her show and millions of dollars because of her tweet. This will cost this guy nothing at all. Via MRCTV: Actor Tom Arnold, Roseannes ex-husband, tweeted that he is going to harass the Trumps in several different locations to protest the Presidents recent immigration policies. In a tweet, Arnold says he plans to 
Slovak farmers on tractors joined thousands of anti-government protesters in the capital Bratislava on Friday, in the latest of a string of demonstrations triggered by the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak who exposed alleged high-level corruption.
Kuciaks murder and his last explosive report plunged the eurozone country of 5.4 million people into crisis, sparking weekly mass protests that forced the government to resign in March.
The article included allegations that several million euros in EU farm subsidies had been lost to fraud, mobilising farmers to demand transparent rules for land usage rights and the distribution of EU subsidies, among other issues.
Climbing down from their tractors, farmers handed out cauliflowers, carrots and potatoes to protesters thanking them for their support.
AFP | Slovak farmers on tractors joined thousands of anti-government protesters in the capital Bratislava on Friday, in the latest of a string of demonstrations triggered by the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak who exposed alleged high-level corruption
Hundreds of farmers from all over Slovakia drove their tractors into the capital on Tuesday in protest against alleged irregularities in EU farm subsidy payments first made public by Kuciak in a report on corruption and alleged ties between politicians and the Italian mafia.
Kuciak was gunned down in his home gang-land style in February as he was about to publish the allegations.
Jan revealed how the powerful stole our land and sold it to the mafia, Kuciaks sister Maria wrote in a letter read out to protesters in central Bratislava.
Shame, shame! Enough of Smer the crowd began to chant, referring to the Social Democrat Smer-SD senior party in the governing coalition.
Protesters rallying behind the For a Decent Slovakia initiative hit the streets on Friday for the eighth time since February.
They accused the leftist populist government of Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini of failing to restore trust in the state and investigate the murder of Kuciak and his fiancee, according to their statement.
Minneapolis, MN Every summer in the Twin Cities, artists bring to life the Northern Spark art festival, which is free to the public and lasts throughout the night in downtown Minneapolis. One of the opening events at this years festival, called Smart Wars: Divest or Die, brought together indigenous youth and artists in a bedazzling performance of funktavism (fun activism).
Funktavism (fun activism) is the Smart Wars strategy designed to include all people in the reawakening of indigenous ancestry on planet earth.
Through performance art, Smart Wars displays a story of a shared indigenous reality where the human family joins forces to protect the water against destructive corporate greed. The performance begins with two sides facing one another in a battle among blue streaming banners which represent the water. After an extensive display of light-saber warfare to the beat of indigenous drumming, the two sides realize their common enemy is the tyrannical corporations, which is represented by a black oil snake. The two sides then band together and cut the head off the black snake and begin a round dance together, with the crowd joining in. Through the performance, the artists illustrate the immediate need to protect and share the Earth with all species, and what the artists believe is the path forward toward a harmonious co-existence.
Unicorn Riot interviewed Anishinabe artist Rory Erler Wakemup, who created the vision for Smart Wars. Included in the video, Unicorn Riot also interviewed participating artist Tabashish Anamiki Ogitchida. The performance included dozens more multigenerational, multiracial and multigendered contributing artists inspired to restore indigenous reality to humanity, earth, air and water.
WESLACO, Texas The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trumps order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer ordered an immediate inspection of Topeka group homes that are housing unaccompanied immigrant children.
Colyer directed the state Department for Children and Families to inspect The Villages homes Friday after four Democratic state legislators criticized him during a Statehouse news conference. They said Colyer was not being aggressive enough in seeking information about the immigrant children there.
The Villages has a federal contract to house 50 unaccompanied immigrant children at its seven group homes in Topeka and Lawrence. But it wont say whether any of them had been separated from their parents during recent crackdown at the border.
Colyer spokesman Kendall Marr said the state doesnt have control over the federal contract but can ensure that the homes continue to meet state standards.
Ryan Patrick, the top federal prosecutor in South Texas, says he continues to file all illegal entry cases referred to him by border authorities, keeping the zero tolerance policy in effect at his office. Whats unclear is if the Border Patrol has pulled back on referring cases to him.
Right now were looking at what were going to do. Whatever we do we are going to keep the families together, Manuel Padilla, chief of the Border Patrols Rio Grande Valley sector, said at news conference at the agencys station in Weslaco.
A top immigration official says its unclear how family reunification will occur now that President Donald Trump ordered patents and children no longer be split.
Its a big question. There have not been a lot of answers, Henry Lucero, a director of field operations at Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Lucero spoke at a forum at a Border Patrol station in Weslaco headlined by U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, Texas Republicans.
ICE, which detains the patents, says family reunification isnt new to the agency but the numbers are larger now. Lucero said in the majority of cases he knows during his career, the parent asks to be deported and leave the child with a caretaker, typically a relative.
Sister Norma Pimentel of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley pushed back, saying parents choose to go home without their children because it takes four months to reunite.
Lucero disagreed, saying it generally takes days for ICE to reunite a willing parent with the child, who is monitored by the Health and Human Ser...
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Obligated by synchronicities, Christian delves into the dark agenda behind consumers' shifting perception of 'food' and social engineering involved. As winter slams the Southern Hemisphere, there are echoes of the "freak, unprecedented" failing infrastructure, crops, and loss of life. Crop losses continue globally, and an Italian Meteorologist warns that we may be entering a Mini Ice Age. All of this is, in fact, part of a larger plan - using food scarcity to bring about total control. You can be a part of their plan, or you can make your own plan -- start growing your own food today. Sources
Fiscal Check-up Shows U.S. Is Ailing swinn Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:33
Uncle Sam just got a fiscal health check-up from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and it didnt go well.
The patient should be alarmed. So should the American taxpayer.
The Congress and administration face serious economic, security, and social challenges that will require difficult policy choices in the near term about the level of federal spending and investments as well as ways to obtain needed resources, the GAO says in its latest fiscal health report. At the same time, the federal government is highly leveraged in debt by historical norms.
In addition, the GAO reminds us that various risks and unforeseen developments could make things even worse in the years ahead.
The new report is entitled The Nations Fiscal Health: Action Is Needed to Address the Federal Governments Fiscal Future. While troubling, the report is hardly surprising.
It incorporates previously released information and warnings from the federal governments 2017 Financial Report, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the latest projections from Medicare and Social Security trustees. The GAO audited the governments consolidated financial statements as well.
The new report also has a familiar ring because it echoes many of the same basic problems that the GAO discussed in its 2017 report on the nations fiscal health, issued just days before President Trump took office.
Unfortunately, the earlier report did not dissuade Trump and Congress from approving large deficit-financed tax cuts and...
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Antwon Rose Jr. was murdered by the East Pittsburgh Police Tuesday night, June 19th. Officer Michael Rosfeld pulled over the jitney (An unregistered cab in Pittsburgh) Antwon was riding in, alleging that it matched a car involved in a drive-by shooting 15 minutes prior. Reports say that Rosfeld ordered the occupants to the ground, guns drawn. When Antwon and one other individual fled, Rosfeld starting firing. With three shots in the back, unarmed 17 year old Antwon Rose Jr. lay dying. The officer who pulled the trigger, Michael Rosfeld, was sworn in merely 90 minutes prior to the shooting. A cellphone video shot from an apartment window spread quickly, showing Antwon running then being shot down video here, the women in the video asking why are they shooting at him, he was running?
Why? Since the shooting, the Pittsburgh FOP has been quick to back their 90 minutes in the force trigger happy buddy. The mainstream news has gone wild trying to link Antwon with this drive-by that as of yet, has no evidence to link him to. Why would the cops release the jitney driver without charge if that was the case? Why would the police shoot someone unarmed in the back without provocation?
#AntwonRose wrote this poem two years before being murdered by police in East Pittsburgh. When black teenagers can predict their own death, your society is utterly indefensible. Burn it all down pic.twitter.com/Tps5CrNdxu
George Ciccariello-Maher (@ciccmaher) June 22, 2018
Why? Because of systemic racism of the greater Pittsburgh area police. Because the police are only harbingers of violence to communities of color; killing or incarcerating, creating trauma and breaking apart families. It was only 4 months ago that the Pittsburgh....
Andrew Little has done a huge service for the Sensible Sentencing Trust in recent weeks. His opposition to three strikes has helped swell their coffers with increased donations and yesterday morning he decided to call them loopy. David Anal Fisher, at the criminal-friendly NZ Herald, runs the shabby hit job: Quote: The influence of the  The post I know who is loopy and it isnt the Sensible Sentencing Trust appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
Danger of coastal flooding might make sensible people think twice about building houses in vulnerable places, let alone nuclear power stationsBack in 2012 a document obtained under the Freedom of Information Act showed that the Environment Agency was warning that 12 out of the UK's 19 nuclear sites were in danger of coastal flooding and erosion because of climate change. Among them was Hinkley Point in Somerset, one of the eight proposed sites for new nuclear power stations around the [...]
The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that the government needs to obtain a court-ordered warrant to gather location data on mobile device users. The decision is a major development for privacy rights, but experts say it may have limited bearing on the selling of real-time customer location data by the wireless carriers to third-party companies.
At issue is Carpenter v. United States, which challenged a legal theory the Supreme Court outlined more than 40 years ago known as the third-party doctrine. The doctrine holds that people who voluntarily give information to third parties such as banks, phone companies, email providers or Internet service providers (ISPs) have no reasonable expectation of privacy.
That framework in recent years has been interpreted to allow police and federal investigators to obtain information such as mobile location data from third parties without a warrant. But in a 5-4 ruling issued today that flies in the face of the third-party doctrine, the Supreme Court cited seismic shifts in digital technology allowing wireless carriers to collect deeply revealing information about mobile users that should be protected by the 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which is intended to shield Americans against unreasonable searches and seizures by the government.
Amy Howe, a reporter for SCOTUSblog.com, writes that the decision means police will generally need to get a warrant to obtain cell-site location information, a record of the cell towers (or other sites) with which a cellphone connected.
The ruling is no doubt a big win for privacy advocates, but many readers have been asking whether this case has any bearing on the sharing or selling of real-time customer location data by the mobile providers to third party companies. Last month, The New York times revealed that a company called Securus Technologies had been s...
Equipment manufactured by the EU and the US which was found in a terrorist chemical lab in Syria, was used to produce explosives and chemical weapons, according to the Russian defense ministry. Spokesperson Maria Zakharova [...]
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Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (6/21/18). The majority of the country has been entirely consumed with either the FBI IG report or immigration, which are both indeed very important topics, but when the 
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An increasing number of people are becoming exposed to the fact that they reside within a Constitution-Free Zone, as it has been dubbed by the ACLU for many years. In fact, it is estimated that 200 million people (2/3 of the populace) are likely to have their 4th Amendment protections completely disregarded by border patrol, 
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Responsibility for unaccompanied children and families who arrive in the U.S. via the southern border appeared to shift to the U.S. military on Thursday, as the Trump administration called on the Pentagon to make preparations to house approximately 20,000 children on military bases.
Per Pentagon memo obtained by the Post, HHS has asked Pentagon whether it can house up to 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children at military bases from as early as July thru end of the year https://t.co/SHaZGyPrCZ
Seung Min Kim (@seungminkim) June 21, 2018
Following President Donald Trumps executive order in which he directed federal agencies to prepare detention facilities to house families together and to end the forcible separation of families, Pentagon officials agreed to determine whether military bases in Arkansas and Texas could house families and unaccompanied minors.
According to the Washington Post, the arrangement would involve housing children on military bases for at least six months, until the end of 2018.
The deal between the Pentagon and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which oversees the care and supervision of unaccompanied children who immigrate to the U.S. via the southern border, follows reports that Defense Secretary James Mattis would send more than 20 military attorneys to border states to assist in prosecuting immigrants.
I served on active duty as a JAG. The @realDonaldTrump policy of having JAGs prosecute immigration cases is STUPID.
-JAGs are not trained in immigration law
-JAG Corps is always stretched thin
-JAGs main mission is to help commanders fight our wars, not prosecute misdemeanors. https://t.co/iDi5fMWo6v
Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) June 21, 2018
The Trump administration originally examined the possibility of housing children on military bases in May, shortly after Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduce.........
The ultra-rightist also announced his withdrawal from UNASUR.
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Former mayor of New York City and billionaire media mogul Michael Bloomberg is throwing at least $80 million behind Democrat House candidates in November's midterm elections. His goal: turn the House blue. Bloomberg is the seventh-richest person in the US. He has traditionally donated to candidates from both parties, often favoring moderate Republicans. In 2016, however, he endorsed Hillary Clinton, and has aligned himself more closely with Democrats since President Trump's election. Calling House Republicans "feckless" for their failure to stand up to the Trump administration, Bloomberg said in a statement: "I've never much liked political parties, [but] this fall, I'm going to support Democrats in their efforts to win control of the House." Bloomberg leans left on several key issues for Democrats: gun control, immigration, and the environment. It is likely that he will focus his spending on races in moderate suburban districts, where Trump is already unpopular. His strategy will likely avoid rural, conservative districts, where his anti-gun, East-coast Democrat message would fall on deaf ears. Democrats need 23 seats in November to retake the House. And as the owner of Bloomberg Media Group, the billionaire and philanthropist has a well-oiled communications machine ready to spread his message.
Lakes are now forming in the Rub-al- Khali the largest sand desert on Earth and among the driest places as well. This refilling of long past dried lakes basins and dunes will provide enough food for camel and goat herders for two years with fresh fodder. On Mars the largest dust storm ever recorded is covering the entire planet, its now a 20 day dust storm that is intensifying in our Electric Universe. Strange timing as all of the planets in our solar system will be on one side of the Sun in July and the first week of August 2018. Sources
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On June 22, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) resumed its advance towards the Syrian-Iraqi border and captured the villages of Zibah, Bir al-Butah and al-Sayibah in the southeastern al-Hasakah countryside, according to Kurdish sources.
Some Kurdish activists claimed that the SDF reached the Syrian-Iraqi border after liberating the three villages from ISIS. According to the activists, the SDF is currently clearing the desert area north of the villages. However, these claims are yet to be confirmed by the SDFs media center.
On June 3, the US-led coalition launched a military operation against the remaining ISIS fighters in the town of Dashisha in the southern al-Hasakah countryside. By June 17, coalition forces had achieved their goals and had captured the town, which is located only 8km away from the Syrian-Iraqi border.
The US-led coalition will likely launch a similar military operation in the upcoming weeks to clear several areas in the southern al-Hasakah countryside and southeastern Deir Ezzor countryside from the remaining cells of ISIS. These cells have launched dozens of cross border attacks on the Iraqi military since the beginning of this year.
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Al-Manar | June 22, 2018 Russian Envoy to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, stressed that the so-called deal of century with the Zionist entity is a matter of surrender, not peace with the occupation regime. In an interview with Lebanese daily, Al-Akhbar, the Russian diplomat said that Tel Aviv bets on the Arabic obedience. The deal of 
The Iran nuclear deal is in "intensive care" and it's possible that Tehran will have to withdraw from the pact if an agreement cannot be reached with its European signatories, the country's deputy FM Abbas Araghchi has warned. Iran wants to preserve the deal but adjustments need to be made as a result of Washington's decision to withdraw from the landmark accord, Abbas Araghchi said in an interview to Euronews. The deal has "lost its balance" due to the US withdrawal, he added, so "if Europeans, and other remaining participants of the JCPOA are interested in Iran remaining in the deal, they should compensate [for] the absence of the US, and the re-imposition of US sanctions." Tehran has repeatedly stated that it wants to salvage the deal, but has expressed frustration over European proposals for preserving the accord. Ali Akbar Salehi, chief of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI), said on Tuesday that Europe's proposals to save the deal after the US withdrawal were not acceptable to Tehran. "If it continues like this, all sides will lose," Salehi said. The European Union is considering a range of options to help breathe life into the faltering deal. Federica Mogherini, the European Union's chief diplomat, said in May that the bloc was considering deepening Europe's economic ties with Iran, shielding banking transactions with Tehran, and maintaining Iranian oil and gas purchases - as well as using EU finance to boost investment in the Middle East country. Like Araghchi, she likened the nuclear deal to "a relative in intensive care."
Modern dating is absolutely horrendous for an infinite amount of reasons.
Even with all of the dating apps available for use today, including but not limited to Tinder, Bumble, Match.com, POF, Christian Mingle, SugarDaddie, Gluten-Free Singles, and EVEN Tindog for dog lovers, we still struggle to find a suitable significant other.
Aside from technology, we have opportunities to meet people in person through mutual friends, by going out on weekends, attending school, etc., etc., but somehow, someway, it is damn near impossible to find somebody worthy of our consistent time and effort.
This person seems cool Yay, we matched! But were never going to message each other and if one of us does, the other one isnt going to respond and if one of us does, our conversation will last for a day oh, wait, you just want to meet up to have sex? Fabulous.
By communicating for an extended period of time before any face-to-face interactions take place, we build up this (oftentimes unrealistic) image of who this person is or should be. When the time comes that you finally meet him/her, that image almost always never matches up to reality. We set ourselves up for disappointment and might even stop talking to that person then jump start this vicious cycle back up once again.
A relationship can still suck, even if the love is there. Some people stay in really bad relationships that really dont work just because they think the love will get them through.
News flash: wearing matching outfits is NOT a #relationshipgoal. Wanna know what IS a relationship goal? Commitment. Loyalty. Respect. Compatibility. Oh, and Facebook official shouldnt be the defining factor of whether or not youre officially dating/in a relationship.
Is it just a social norm, or is it immaturity? Either way, its annoying and a shame. You cant text first but you want to talk to this person/start overthinking when you go without contact for too long.....
The eurozone has finally agreed to get Greece out of the European assistance program with the country to get its fifth and last tranche of 15 billion in August. The step brings an end to the 10-year debt crisis in the country. "Greek debt is sustainable going forward," Eurogroup President Mario Centeno told journalists. "This is it, we have managed to deliver a soft landing of this long and difficult adjustment. There will be no follow-up program in Greece." The agreement grants Greece a 10-year extension to repay 96.9 billion worth of loans covering roughly half of Europe's financial aid to Athens since 2010. The deal also defers interest payments and amortizations for another 10 years, until 2033. Greece will also receive an additional 15 billion on repayment of some more-expensive IMF loans, as well as to create a cash buffer so that it could meet financing needs in the next two years. The deals sealed as part of the financial aid to Greece over the past eight years will give Germany, the EU's biggest economy, some 2.9 billion. The profit emerged from interest rates through purchases of Greek government bonds under the Securities Markets Program (SMP) of the European Central Bank (ECB).
The Russian president expressed concern over reports of new civilian casualties in Donbass during a telephone call with his Ukrainian counterpart. He also stated that the Minsk Accords were the only way to a peaceful settlement. The Kremlin press service revealed details of the conversation between Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko to reporters on Thursday, emphasizing that the contact had been initiated by the Ukrainian side. The two leaders discussed a number of issues relating to the Donbass settlement with reference to the June consultations between representatives of the 'Normandy Four' - Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany - which negotiated, passed and control the implementation of the peace plan known as the Minsk Accords. The Russian president expressed concern over the security situation in the Donbass region, and reports of new casualties caused by frequent artillery raids by the Ukrainian military.
Donald Trump is directing agencies to reunite immigrant families separated at the US-Mexico border, he said during a meeting with his cabinet at the White House. The US president also added that his wife, Melania Trump, has traveled to McAllen, Texas to visit a border detention facility where children are being held, Reuters reported. It comes after Trump announced that his wife, as well as daughter Ivanka Trump, were big factors in his decision to reverse his family separation policy. "Ivanka feels very strongly, my wife feels very strongly about it, I feel very strongly about it. I think anybody with a heart would feel very strongly about it. We don't like to see families separated," Trump said on Wednesday. A Justice Department spokeswoman has confirmed that the zero-tolerance policy on illegal immigration will continue, and that no changes will be made to the current prosecution process. That came after the Washington Post cited an unnamed official as saying that prosecutions of parents who cross into the US illegally would be suspended until Immigration and Customs Enforcement could "accelerate resource capacity to allow us to maintain custody."
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When it comes to love, things are really going to be changing in the weeks to come. Now that it is officially Cancer season we are all going to be affected in one way or another.
For those of us who keep up with our star signs and other things of the sort, it is important to note that during Cancer season our relationships will be greatly affected. Cancer is a very emotional and prominent sign and we all need to be aware of the power it has over us, even those of us who were not born in the sign itself.
Below I am going to go over each sign and the love changes and relationship differences we can expect to see in them. Some of us will face negative changes and others positive. This all depends on where we are within and how we accept the things to come.
Youre going to be feeling a bit upside down. While these weeks to come are going to push you inward when you look at all that is going on in the celestial world you should really be paying more attention to your partner. He or she might feel like they are falling through the cracks. Emotions will be high whether you give them the time of day or not.
The Taurus is going to be feeling a lot more explorative in the weeks to come. This Cancer energy will benefit you greatly in the world of romance. You and your partner are going to be focusing on one another more and if you are single someone might be headed into your life. Something interesting is well on its way.
As a Gemini, relationships, and dating for you come and go. You are going to be focusing more on bettering yourself than wasting time on love. This could be a very bad thing depending on who is in your life currently. Dont close yourself off to the idea of love just because you dont think you are ready, you might be more ready than you realize.
While the Cancer can be a bit moody when Cancer season is underway the Cancer really comes out of his or her shell. This is going to be the time that things begin making sense to you. If youve had your eyes set on someone you are going to be making a move very soon. Plan things out and see where you end up going.
You are going to be feeling a bit out of place during this time but not in a bad way. Questioning things and figuring out where you need to go from here will benefit you greatly. While you might want to focus on love there is much more than just that on your plate right now.
You are going to be looking into your home life more and more as time goes by. Things that no longer serve you emotionally are going to be cut off from you. These changes are not going...
This week, the US took the unprecedented step of announcing its withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council - a day after America's worsening migrant crisis fell on the radar of the global body. Partisan politics may be to blame. The Trump administration has a tough message for the global community. To quote John Bolton, US national security adviser: "We don't need advice from the UN... on how to govern ourselves." In yet another sign of the Trump administration's ongoing alienation from the rest of the world - aside from its newfound relations with the communist state of North Korea - it was announced on Tuesday that Washington is formally withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, basking in the afterglow of American exceptionalism and self-righteousness, said the US "will not take lectures from hypocritical bodies and institutions, as America...selflessly gives its blood and treasure to help the defenseless."
Ahead of next month's NATO meeting, Jens Stoltenberg used Thursday's London speech to appeal for unity despite disagreements. Meanwhile, Tory ministers warned "Russia is preparing for war" amid a funding row with Downing Street. Speaking at Lancaster House ahead of a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May at No.10, the Secretary-General Stoltenberg said the bond between Europe and the United States would survive tensions and disagreements over issues such as trade and the Iran nuclear deal. "Our bond is strong but some are doubting the strength of that bond. And yes we see differences between the United States and other allies over issues such as trade, climate and the Iran nuclear deal. It is not written in stone that the transatlantic bond will survive forever but I believe we will preserve it," he added. Stoltenberg's plea for unity comes ahead of a summit of the 29-member alliance, expected to take place in Brussels on July 11 or 13, either side of US President Donald Trump's visit to the UK. The summit is said to be one of the most fraught in the organization's history with US President Donald Trump at loggerheads with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a slew of issues, chief amongst them his demands that European allies spend more on defense. Currently, only five NATO members are spending the 2 percent minimum of GDP on defense as demanded by the US president, with the UK among them.
Washington's envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has blasted a report on poverty in the US, as "misleading and politically motivated". The document accuses the Trump administration of deepening poverty and inequality. "It is patently ridiculous for the United Nations to examine poverty in America," Haley said in letters addressed to Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vermont) and Elizabeth Warren (Massachusetts). The ambassador admitted poverty in America "remains a serious concern" however, "it does no one any good to inaccurately describe its prevalence or its causes." Both Sanders and Warren were among over a dozen Democrats in the Congress who addressed Haley on the issues of inequality and poverty. "I am deeply disappointed that the Special Rapporteur used his platform to make misleading and politically motivated statements about American domestic policy issues," Haley said. "Regrettably, his report is an all too common example of the misplaced priorities [of the UN]." The report was written by the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty, Philip Alston, who is due to present it to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on June 22. "The policies pursued over the past year seem deliberately designed to remove basic protections from the poorest, punish those who are not in employment and make even basic health care into a privilege to be earned rather than a right of citizenship," Alston said. He stressed that he looks forward to responding to her comments in the Human Rights Council on Friday. "Too bad the US won't be there," he noted.
First Lady Melania Trump touched down in McAllen, Texas, Thursday for a publicly unannounced and hastily planned trip to get a firsthand look at the crisis affecting immigrant families at the US border. "I want to thank you for your hard work, your compassion and your kindness," the first lady said at a roundtable briefing at Upbring New Hope Children's Shelter, with doctors and medical staff, social workers and other experts on hand. "She wants to see what's real," the first lady's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told CNN during a news briefing en route to Texas, explaining Trump's decision to visit. Trump becomes the first member of the President's inner circle to personally witness the situation that has captured the country's attention. Something else that grabbed attention: the jacket the first lady donned as she left Washington. She wore an olive green jacket, which said on the back: "I really don't care. Do U?" in white graffiti-style lettering. Trump was not wearing the jacket when she landed in McAllen. The $39 jacket is last season Zara. The first lady's team said there was no hidden meaning behind the sartorial choice. "It's a jacket. There was no hidden message. After today's important visit to Texas, I hope the media isn't going to choose to focus on her wardrobe," Grisham said.
A major new technology known as Gene Editing has gained significant attention in recent months. Its advocates claim it will revolutionize everything from agriculture production to disease treatment. None other than Bill Gates has just come out in an article in the US foreign policy magazine Foreign Affairs in praise of the promise of gene editing. Yet a closer investigation suggests that all is not so ideal with Gene Editing. New peer reviewed studies suggest it could cause cancer. The question is whether this technology, which is highly controversial, is little more than a stealth way to introduce GMO genetic manipulation by way of another technique.
The scientific magazine, Nature Studies, has published two studies that suggest that gene-editing techniques may weaken a persons ability to fight off tumors, and could give rise to cancer, raising concerns about for the safety of CRISPR-based gene therapies. The studies were done by Swedens Karolinska Institute and by the pharmaceutical firm, Novartis. Cells whose genomes are successfully edited by CRISPR-Cas9 have the potential to seed tumors inside a patient the studies found. That could make some CRISPRd cells ticking time bombs, according to researchers from Karolinska Institute and, in a separate study, by Novartis.
The CEO of CRISPR Therapeutics, Sam Kulkarni, admitted that the results are plausible. He added, its something we need to pay attention to, especially as CRISPR expands to more diseases. Given the stakes that is a notably nonchalant response.
Genes out of the bottle
The issue of gene editing to cut or modify DNA of a plant, animal or potentially human beings is by no means mature let alone fully tested or proven safe as the two new studies suggest. CRISPR, far the most cited gene editing technology, was developed only in 2013. In 2015 at a London TED conference geneticist Jennifer Doudna presented what is known as CRISPR-Cas9, an acronym for Clustered regularly-interspaced short palindromic repeats. Its a gene-editing platform using a bacterially-derived protein, Cas9 that supposedly allows genetic engineers to target and break the DNA double strand at a precise location within a given genome for the first time.
The technique also has s...
Currently, no one knows what happens when we die for sure but there are many different theories out there. Each and every religion has an idea of what they think happens and some people very much believe in these things.
We know of our soul as the driving force behind our consciousness, right? But what really happens when we die? Well, we will never truly know until our time to pass comes. That being said, below I am going to go over some of the more common theories or beliefs in regards to death and where the soul ends up.
Regardless of the traditional background or religion, you follow we all know that some people have their own views on these kinds of things. Some even believe that what we do in this life determines where our soul ends up. What do you believe and where do you think the soul ends up or do you believe there is a soul at all?
Many people believe that if we do good and live our lives properly we will be sent to Heaven when we die. While many people have their own ideas of what Heaven would be like, most agree that it will be where God lives.
Hell is essentially the opposite of Heaven. It is the idea of a place full of fire and brimstone where souls who did wrong or sinned in their lives are forced to go. Their souls are condemned to rot here and burn for eternity in the lake of fire.
This is said to happen to those who have truly spent their lives doing good and bettering the lives of those around them. These souls become one with the creator his or herself. Their souls disintegrate and become one with the creator or source. Interesting, isnt it?
Hindus believe in something known as reincarnation. This is when we die and are reborn as someone else. We live many lives and can return in many different forms. For instance, you might be a human now but in the next life you could come back as a plant or even an animal.
This would be a soul that could not move on for whatever reason or so it is said. These souls are trapped here because of things that happened during their lives. They haunt the people of this world living in a realm close to but not quite the same as our own. These souls can make themselves known by speaking through mediums or actually presenting themselves to humans in one form or another.
Did a change in leadership sway the decision? Via The Hill: A federal district judge ruled Thursday that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) violates the Constitution, countering a January ruling from a federal appeals court. Judge Loretta Preska of the Southern District of New York ruled that the CFPBs creation as 
Because he's the sworn enemy of lying, pomposity, smugness, and groupthink. No one is allowed to dissent from the official Establishment line: that's the new dispensation in the media, and it is being enforced by the political class, which has launched a series of smear campaigns against anyone who dares question the conventional wisdom. Anyone who questions the veracity of the media, starting with our President, is deemed an "enemy of democracy," because the media is supposed to be the foundation stone of a free society. But what happens when the media becomes an instrument in the hands of Power, a weapon in the arsenal of a Deep State intent on exercising its veto over our democratically elected government? That's a question fake-"libertarian" Conor Friedersdorf doesn't want you to even contemplate. Why? Because then, like Tucker Carlson, you'd be "hurting America." That's right, folks: "Tucker Carlson is Hurting America Again"! Yes, again! Oh, when will they make it stop?
A Border Patrol agent who was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography was hired by an immigrant shelter and given access to children. Brownsville, TX (TFTP) A Border Patrol agent who was arrested on child pornography charges was given direct access to children when he was hired by an immigration shelter, according to reports detailing 
The recently reelected Maduro administration must take to the strategic offensive by prioritizing the communes, argues commune activist Gerardo Rojas.
No microcontroller, no display, and not even an LED in sight. Thats how [Made in Poland] decided to roll with this motorized linear plasma cutter, and despite the simplicity it really gets the job done when theres metal to be cut.
Plasma cutting makes slicing and dicing heavy stock a quick job, but its easy to go off course with the torch or to vary the speed and end up with a poor edge. This tool takes the shakes out of the equation with a completely homebrew linear slide fabricated from square tubing. A carriage to hold the plasma cutter torch moves on a length of threaded rod chucked into the remains of an old cordless drill. The original clutch of the drill removes the need for limit switches when the carriage hits either end of the slide, which we thought was a great touch. Simple speed and direction controls are provided, as is a connection in parallel with the torchs trigger. One nice feature of the carriage is the ability to swivel the torch at an angle, making V-groove welds in thick stock a snap. No need for a complicated bed with sacrificial supports and a water bath, either just hang the stock over the edge of a table and let the sparks fall where they may.
Simple is better sometimes, but a CNC plasma table may still be your hearts desire. We understand.
The truth starts coming out, but will we hear Jacinda Ardern or Golriz Ghahraman retract their accusations? The Times of Israel reports: Quote: A 20-year-old Palestinian indicted Thursday on terror-related charges told Israeli investigators during his interrogation that Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar had paid his relatives to tell the media that his baby cousin had  The post Claim: Hamas paid family to claim baby killed by tear gas appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
Clarke Tuckers first general election ad [above] for an Arkansas-based House race tries to defuse one of the GOPs most potent attacks: Ive said from Day One, the Democrat declares, that I wont vote for Nancy Pelosi.
Tucker, an Arkansas legislator whos...
The Koch Brothers have used their money to try to ruin many a good thing: unions, public education, the environment and the White House to name a few. Now the famously rich and diabolical family has its sights set on a new target: public transportation. Per an in-depth New York Times piece, Charles and David [
Syrian governemnt forces have cleared the areas of Qus Abu Jabal and Tell Mughir from ISIS cells as wel las have secured the road between Sawhat Namah and Hibbariyah in eastern al-Suwayda. MORE HERE
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HOLLYWOOD (INTELLIHUB) Actor and comedian Tom Arnold claims that he is working with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to tear down President Donald by revealing damaging tapes which presumably would show President Donald Trumps dark side in an all-new Vice series.
Vices The Hunt for Trump Tapes appears to be a spin-off of the infamous History Channel show Hunting Hitler and is anticipated to make a big splash with liberals who disagree with the presidents ideology.
The show will feature Arnold as he goes around and looks for damning audio or videotape on President Trump, similar to the grab the pu**y tape which sent shock-waves through the media during the run-up to the presidential election.
Michael Cohen is currently being investigated for a variety of crimes which include money laundering and campaign finance violations.
On Thursday the actor posted a picture to his personal Twitter account in which he posed with Cohen. The taunting tweet read: I love New York.
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Tom Arnold (@TomArnold) June 22, 2018
This dude has all the tapes this dude has everything, Arnold told NBC News.
Arnold claims Cohen is on his side and h...
Despite the recent Supreme Court of the US ruling in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a gay wedding, the Oregon Supreme Court isnt even going to rule on a similar case in Oregon. Aaron and Melissa Klein, of the now-closed Sweet Cakes By Melissa, refused service to a lesbian couple who wanted the bakery to make their cake in 2015. The Oregon Bureau Of Labor And Industry fined the bakery $135,000 for a civil rights violation. The Kleins were forced to shut down their business and their lives have been turned upside down throughout the now-3 year old case. The Oregon Court Of Appeals upheld the fine in late 2017. The Kleins then appealed to the state supreme court, who is declining to even hear the case.
The Oregon Supreme Court has declined to consider the case of Sweet Cakes by Melissa the now-defunct Gresham bakery that refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple based on the bakers religious objections.
Christian bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein had been ordered to pay the same-sex couple $135,000 in emotional damages in 2015 after the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries found that the Kleins violated state anti-discrimination law. The Kleins appealed to the Oregon Court of Appeals, which upheld the $135,000 order.
The Kleins then appealed to the Oregon Supreme Court, arguing that the states high court needed to determine whether entrepreneurs in Oregon can exercise their freedoms of speech, religious exercise and conscience; and whether due process will protect them against bias and prejudgment by ideologically motivated adjudicators.
The Supreme Court on Thursday turned down the case, offering no explanation.
Lawyers for the Kleins said Friday they have one more avenue of app...
The leak investigation involving a Senate staffer and a New York Times reporter raises significant issues about journalists, digital security, and the ability of journalists to protect confidential sources.
The New York Times recently revealed that the FBI had been investigating a former aide to the Senate Intelligence Committee, James Wolfe, for possibly leaking classified information to reporters. So far Wolfe has only been indicted for making false statements to investigators about his contacts with reporters.
The investigation appears to have been focused on how New York Times reporter Ali Watkins, when she worked for Buzzfeed News, learned that Russian spies had attempted to recruit a former advisor to President Trump, Carter Page.
Reading the New York Times article, three things jumped out at us.
First, according to the article, FBI agents secretly seized years worth of Watkins phone and email records. Among the records seized were those associated with her university email address from her undergraduate years. However, Investigators did not obtain the content of the messages themselves.
We read this to mean that the FBI obtained metadata such as to/from and date/time information for each call and email, probably using a subpoena or court order authorized by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)/Stored Communications Act (SCA).
Many digital security resources, including EFFs own Security Self-Defense (SSD) guide, emphasize using end-to-end encryption. However, its important to understand that while encryption protects the contents of communications, encryption does not mask metadata. Thus, without listening to or reading the communications themselves, government agents can see who you talked to and when, and sometimes from what location.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can require retailers to collect and remit sales taxes on out-of-state purchases. The 5-to-4 decision reversed decades-old decisions that protected out-of-state vendors from sales tax obligations unless the vendor had a physical presence in the state.
Those earlier decisions, one half a century ago, the other a quarter-century ago, date back to a time when mail-order sales were relatively small and online sales were all but nonexistent. As the justices acknowledged Thursday, however, the court back then "could not have envisioned" a world in which e-commerce sales have revolutionized the dynamics of the national economy.
Writing for the five-justice majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy said that the previous decisions "were flawed," and in the modern economy, they "create, rather than resolve market distortions." In today's context, he said, the physical presence rule is "an extraordinary imposition by the judiciary on the states' authority to collect taxes and perform critical public functions."
Furthermore, Kennedy said, the previous decisions effectively functioned as a "judicially-created tax shelter" for out-of-state retailers, and put local businesses at a "competitive disadvantage."
The problems with these earlier decisions, Kennedy said, were made "all the more egregious" by technological innovation. "The Internet's prevalence and power have changed the dynamics of the national economy," he wrote in the majority opinion.
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AUGUSTA, GEORGIA Reality Leigh Winner a former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor and linguist, and the first person to be charged with violating the Espionage Act on President Donald Trumps watch has signed a plea agreement, according to the Courage Foundation. Her plea hearing has been scheduled for the morning of Tuesday, June 26 and details of the agreement will be made public following the hearing.
Winner was arrested in June of 2017 and charged by the Justice Department with removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet. It is alleged that the former NSA contractor provided a classified NSA report on Russian hacking during the 2016 U.S. presidential election to The Intercept.
With impressive speed, Winner was arrested only an hour after The Intercepts article was published. One week prior, a reporter with The Intercept had sent a pdf of photos of the original printed copies the outlet received, without first obscuring or removing the yellow tracking dots, as previously reported by MintPress. Most laser printers, unbeknownst to their operators, include coded metadata typically invisible to the naked eye. This code allowed investigators to easily identify the familiar government contractor involved, as well as the source printers serial number and the date and time the document was printed. When that information was matched up with the NSAs printer logs, Winner was implicated. Additionally, according to FBI documents, the unnamed reporter working on the article r...
State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert released a statement today warning the Syrian government to cease and desist from its final military push against ISIS and al-Qaeda groups in southwest Syria. The United States is deeply troubled by reports of increasing Syrian regime operations in southwest Syria because such operations are within the de-escalation zone negotiated between the 
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TIME magazine is standing by a cover photo and story critical of Trumps immigration policies that reporters exposed Friday as factually incorrect, wildly misleading, and lacking important context.
The cover features a 2-year-old Honduran girl sobbing as she looks up at Trump, with the words Welcome to America. Inside, TIME reported the little girl was one of those separated from her mother because of the Trump administrations zero tolerance policy on families crossing the border illegally. She was taken screaming from her mother by border agents, the report claimed.
Seth Abramson (@SethAbramson) June 21, 2018
The photo and story made a big splash in the media war over the separation policy, which Trump has since ended, but both have now been completely dismantled by the press, resulting in a major correction.
We were patrolling the border, it was after 10 oclock at night. We asked her to set the kid down in front of her, not away from her and so we can properly search the mother. So, the kid immediately started crying as she set her down. I personally went up to the mother and asked her, Are you doing okay, is the kid okay? And she said, Yes, shes tired and thirsty and its 11 oclock at night.
The father also revealed the mother left three other children behind, and was crossing the border in search of a job not in search of asylum. She didn̵...
Dove is one of the most beloved brands when it comes to the soap industry. They market themselves in a way that makes it sound like their products are very healthy and in some manners almost completely natural, right?
Dove has made the stage for what we would call a real beauty movement but are their products as good for us as we think they are? Well to be completely honest when you look at their ingredients list things are questionable at best. Some of the chemicals found in our favorite Dove products could be doing much more harm than good.
For instance, if you take a look at the things found on the list of ingredients for Doves Go Fresh Body Wash you will find things like Methylisothiazolinone, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, DMDM Hydantoin (this one is a formaldehyde releaser!), and other things of the sort. It doesnt end there though, their Daily Shine Shampoo contains things like Sodium Hydroxide and you can find Triethanolamine as well as Cyclopentasiloxane in their Purely Pampering Shea Butter and Warm Vanilla Body Lotion. Most of these are even known to irritate the skin, yet we are using them on our skin?
Cyclopentasiloxane for those who do not know is actually listed as a toxic substance in Canada and has been linked to things like infertility and hormone disruption. It is also known as D5 and is surprisingly not even the worst thing I have listed thus far.
As mentioned above, Methylisothiazolinone is something that is believed to be a possible neurotoxin. While it is present in a lot of shampoos, conditioners, and so forth it is one of the most predominant contact allergens found in cosmetic products. Rats that were exposed to high concentrations of this ended up having severe damage to their lungs and died. You can learn more about that by clicking here.
The CDC actually even lists Sodium Hydroxide as corrosive and mentions that it is able to burn skin, cause blisters, and promote a sore throat and yet it is being added to our Dove Shampoo? While this is merely a tiny look into the world of ingredients that come in our Dove products I think you get the point. That being said, Dove is not the only company using these ingredients.....
Latvia is actively preparing for one of the most important political event of the year. Parliamentary elections will take place in October 6, 2018. Submissions of the lists of candidates for the 13th Saeima elections will take place very soon -- from July 18 to August 7, 2018. But the elections campaign as well as all political life in the country faces some problems that require additional attention from the authorities.
Sabine Durden is a legal immigrant from Germany. Her son Dominic Durden was murdered by an illegal alien who had two prior DUI charges.
Durdens son, Dominic, was killed four years ago in a fatal motorcycle crash. On July 12, 2012, Dominic, 30, was on his way to work when an illegal immigrant driving an unlicensed pickup truck took a wrong turn. Dominic was killed instantly.
The driver, Juan Zacarias Lopez Tzun, was an illegal immigrant from Guatemala with a record of drunk driving convictions. His initial sentence included nine months jail time, five years of probation, and a restitution fee of $18,800.
On Friday Angel Mother Sabine Durden and several Angel Mothers and Fathers joined President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in Washington DC to discuss the illegal immigration crisis in America.
The Angel Parents all lost a loved one at the hands of an illegal alien criminal.
This was a very moving ceremony. The over all theme of the group was, We dont get to see our loved one in 3 weeks or by Skype. We only see them at the cemetery.
This will break your heart.
CEO Reed Hastings sent a company-wide memo detailing chief communications officer Jonathan Friedlands firing.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings sent an all-company memo Friday afternoon alerting employees that hes fired chief communications officer Jonathan Friedland for using the N-word as a descriptive term on two occasions.
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Each culture possesses its own myths, legends, and ideas of the concept of creation and how the world as we know it today came to be. While some talk of powerful Gods and Goddesses weaving together the fabric of life like some elaborate personal creation, others talk of a chain of cosmic events in which the energies of the universe come together to bring the world to life.
The legend tells of the Goddess Ilmatar, a powerful being that existed before the world as we know it. Her name was derived from the Finnish word ilma which can be translated to air and the suffix -tar which means female spirit. Therefore, her name would translate to female air spirit. It is said that a bird nesting on her arms laid an egg, however, Ilmatar broke the delicate shell releasing the egg from within. The yolk of the egg with it golden color became the sun, while the eggs white became the moon sisters that would embrace one another for the rest of eternity.
The creation of the sun and the moon werent Ilmatars only impact on life as we know it. The virgin goddess was impregnated by the ocean, and from here the cosmology of Finland came to be. This incredible story of creation was recreated through Jean Sibelius tone poem Luonnotar for soprano and orchestra in 1913.
As for the human race and its fate, it is said that the goddess of the sun and the moon, cosmic sisters, would work together to weave the destiny of each person. Palvatar, the goddess of the sun weaves the golden light of the sun while her sister Kuutar, the goddess of the moon, works with the silver light of the moon. Using the silver and gold, they create delicate and intricate tapestries that determine the fate of the world and all who reside in it. This includes everything from health and wisdom to success and riches. If one wishes to bring positivity into their life, increasing their chances of reaching their goals and dreams, they mu...
The Supreme Court issued a disappointing opinion [PDF] today holding that a company could recover patent damages for lost profits overseas. The courts reasoning could make overseas damages available in many patent cases. This will disadvantage companies that do research and development in the United States. When patent law discourages domestic innovation, it achieves the opposite of its intended purpose.
The case, called WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp., involved a patent on a method of conducting marine seismic surveys. ION exported components that, when combined, were used to infringe the patent overseas. Under Section 271(f) of the Patent Act, exporting components of a patented invention for assembly abroad is considered infringement. WesternGeco received damages for the U.S. sales of the components. The court considered whether WesternGeco could also receive damages for lost profits for the use of the invention overseas.
Together with the R Street Institute, EFF filed an amicus brief [PDF] in the case explaining that worldwide damages are not consistent with the domestic focus of the patent act. Our brief, co-written with Professors Bernard Chao and Brian Love, provided an example of how such a ruling could harm U.S. innovation:
[C]onsider how such a regime might impact two hypothetical companies. Two companies, a domestic one A and a foreign one B, design and test semiconductor chips and contract with a foreign manufacturer to produce their designs. A patent owner claims that both companies testing processes infringe a patent, and demands damages for the manufactured chips on the theory that those chips manufacture and sale are proximately and factually caused by the infringing testing. [If the Court allows worldwide damages then] Company A could be liable for a reasonable royalty on its worldwide sales. In contrast, Company B would likely only be liable for royalties on its U.S. sales. This would effectively punish Company A for conducting research and development in the United States.......
We all know about soulmates but chances are you havent heard much about the past life soulmate. The past life soulmate is a lot different from the way you would think it is.
This doesnt have to be a romantic soulmate in your current life but it can be someone you were strongly associated with in a previous life or even romantically entangled with during that time. This could be someone you have seen many times over or just in one or two lives. The reason why we come across these past life soulmates could vary widely but overall they do serve to teach us something or help us pay back some kind of karmic debt.
Below I am going to go over some of the signs that might indicate you have met a past life soulmate and what it means for you. Whether you think it is confusing or not meeting someone from a past life on any level is magical.
This person makes you feel safe. He or she already knows how to comfort you. Your souls have reconnected.
You feel drawn to this person and even if you arent around one another you feel compelled to be there with him or her. Its as if there is some kind of force pushing you together. That in itself could be the universe making it known there is something that needs to be done.
As soon as you lay eyes on this person you feel that deep sense of connection. There is no denying it. You both are very drawn to one another and your souls recognize each other.
You feel as if you have known this person for a very long time. That is because you have. While you have just met in this life you have met time and time again in the past.
You lose track of time with this person. The universe knows when to slow down and when to speed up. It will slow down when you are together but also speed up when you check the time.
You recognize this person. Being around him or her brings back memories you cannot quite place. You already somehow know so much about this stranger that has made his or her way into your life.
You feel as if you are already one on some kind of spiritual level. There is no difference between the two of you when it comes to the spiritual....
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Koko the gorilla, who gained notoriety for her ability to communicate in sign language, has passed away at the ripe age of 46. According to The Gorilla Foundation, she was taken by old age in her sleep.
Koko touched the lives of millions as an ambassador for all gorillas and an icon for interspecies communication and empathy. She was beloved and will be deeply missed, said the Foundation in a statement.
The gorillas story began in 1971, when her mother, a gorilla living in captivity at the San Francisco zoo, rejected her. As IFLScience reports, this opened up the unique opportunity for Stanford University graduate Penny Patterson to try and teach the ape how to talk.
In the early stages of Kokos life, Patterson taught the gorilla over 1,000 different words in American Sign Language (ASL). Over the next four decades, the pair worked closely together. Patterson became more than Kokos trainer, but her mother, friend, and interpreter.
Patterson claimed that Koko could talk about the future, tell jokes, rhyme, and even lie. The scientific community always remained critical of these assertions, however. This...
A new archive of linux-kernel mailing list (LKML) posts going back to 1998 is now available at lore.kernel.org. It is based on public-inbox (which we looked at back in February. Among other things, public-inbox allows retrieving the entire archive via Git: "Git clone URLs are provided at the bottom of each page. Note, that due to its volume, the LKML archive is sharded into multiple repositories, each roughly 1GB in size. In addition to cloning from lore.kernel.org, you may also access these repositories on git.kernel.org." The full announcement, which includes information about a new Patchwork instance as well as ways to link into the new archive, can be found on kernel.org.
As an ally of the United States counter-terrorism operation in Yemen, the United Arab Emirates established 18 prisons throughout territory under their control. The so-called liberators in Yemen are sexually and physically torturing detainees at secret prisons. Survivors recall disturbing stories laden with gruesome interrogation tactics for extracting false confessions. Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition in 
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"The agreement of the Paris COP 21 was not signed to save the planet and to prevent us from roasting due to an imaginary temperature increase of +2C. Behind all that masquerade is hidden, as always, the ugly face of power, greed, and profit. All the industrialists who are in favour of that commitment, which will ruin Europe and immensely impoverish its citizens, do so for the good reason they find in it a huge and easy source of income. As for NGOs, when they are not simply motivated by greed, their motive consists in a resolutely Malthusian ideology. Their object is to return the world to a very small population, on the order of a few hundred million people. To do so, they impoverish the world, remove the power of fossil fuel energies, and thus ensure that the number of deaths increases."~Professor Istvn Mark, (1956 2017), formerly professor and researcher in organic chemistry at the Universit Catholique de Louvain, Belgiums largest French-speaking university, from a 2017 interview with French journalist Grgoire Canlorbe.
President Donald Trump gave remarks on immigration on Friday, capping off a week framed by a crisis of more than 2,000 immigrant children separated due to Trump administration policies from their parents, a hastily-prepared executive order, mixed messages from the President on Twitter, and more questions than answers about what will happen next.
Were gathered today to hear directly from the American victims of illegal immigration. You know you hear the other side, you never hear this side. You dont know what is going on, Trump said, speaking in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building highlighting angel families.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is presented with a gift during an event with The Remembrance Project, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in Houston. | AP Photo
These are the American citizens permanently separated from their loved ones. The word permanently being the word that you have to think about. Permanently. They are not separated for a day or two days. Permanently separated, Trump said.
The term angel families has been championed by activist groups to describe those who have lost a family member to violence perpetrated by undocumented immigrants. There is no data supporting the argument that immigrants are prone to committing crime or terrorism at higher rates than the general population.
Trump has spoken about angel families often, referencing the group as he justifies his hardline policies on illegal immigration. He made frequent campaign trail appearances with members of the The Remembrance Project, a group whose mission is to raise awareness of the suffering families impacted by Illegal Alien Crime, per its Facebook page.
Trump often invited them to appear on stage at rallies or met with their families behind-the-scenes, attending the groups annual luncheon in Houston in September 2016 as he touted key campaign promises to build a wall and de...
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In a move full of symbolism Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, appeared in an event for the Eurogroup deal wearing a tie. A red tie. When he to power in 2015, he had said, he would not wear a tie unless Greece gets a debt relief and exits the memoranda, the bailout programs. As this day
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It's possible that Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY) never expected to run in a competitive Democratic primary. After all, over the past 14 years, Crowley hasn't faced a challenger from his own party, until now. On June 26, Crowley will go head-to-head with 28-year-old Puerto Rican Bronx native Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York's 14th District. A longtime community organizer, activist and democratic socialist, Ocasio-Cortez is waging a grassroots insurgent campaign to unseat the powerful [...]
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The communique reads:
Amidst the early morning fog on the 22nd of June we immobilized and sprayed up multiple pieces of heavy construction equipment along US 220 in North Carolina. An excavator, a bulldozer, and a number of front loaders all tasted exquisite venom, by way of maple syrup and bleach. Fire extinguishers on-site were also rendered useless.
This tiny act of attack was taken against the proposed construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline Southgate, as well as the destruction of numerous acres of forest in the clearing of the new I-840 corridor.
For the defense of Nature from Capital and civilization
For attacking the instruments of ecological annihilation
The volcano is located in the city of Len in Western Nicaragua. The Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER) registered the explosion at 7.08pm local time (2pm BST) on Thursday. The eruption sent a plume of smoke 500 metres into the air, as well as shooting rocks and volcanic gasses. INETER has reported pyroclastic material in the smoke column, but no pyroclastic flows have occurred.
Every time you meet someone you judge them, this happens whether you realize it or not. It is difficult to accurately read people though because oftentimes when we are being introduced to others we portray ourselves as we wish to be not as we are.
How exactly can we tell if the person is worth wasting our time on or not? A recent study claims that by asking one question you can get enough insight into a persons personality to determine just that. Ask them what they think about someone else.
If you start to see others in a positive light it will reveal your own positive traits. According to Dustin Wood, a professor of psychology at Wake Forest University says that those who are not happy with their lives will be more likely to give a negative view of those around them. This actually makes a lot of sense when you think about it!
The next time you are put in that kind of situation try asking the person what they think of the person who introduced you or something along those lines. It may be enough to tell you exactly what you need to know. People usually tend to pick up on traits that they recognize in themselves. It is worth remembering that when someone describes another person they could also be describing themselves.
Who knew asking how someone viewed another person could secretly give you insight on how they view themselves? To take a look at the actual study please click here. How do you view other people and yourself and will you be using this next time youre out and about?
As many continue to mourn the loss of Charles Krauthammer, who was an amazing man by all accounts, the Washington Post has decided that they cannot be civil to people on the right even in death.
There has been an outpouring of beautiful and inspirational stories about Krauthammer online, as well as a massive list of accomplishments, that they could have chosen from to lead his obituary. Instead, the very first line blamed him for the Iraq War.
Charles Krauthammer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist and intellectual provocateur who championed the muscular foreign policy of neoconservatism that helped lay the ideological groundwork for the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, died June 21 at 68, the obituary began.
As Red State first reported, an additional five paragraphs are dedicated to criticizing Krauthammer for being foremost among pundits who took up [President George W. Bushs] cause to support the Iraq invasion, [d]espite shaky evidence for the claim.
To the left, Dr. Krauthammer was a boogeyman, most notably on the matter of President George W. Bushs war on terror and the ultimately catastrophic efforts to democratize the Middle East, the obituary reads.
Its even worse when you look back at how they wrote about that murderous dictator Fidel Castro. https://t.co/2DZD3tqAa6
Sarah Rumpf (@rumpfshaker) June 22, 2018
Krauthammer had championed the war believing that it would be extremely short-lived which WaPo dragged him for.
The U.S.-led invasion, which Dr. Krauthammer billed at the outset as a Three Week War, has dragged on ever since, caused more than 4,000 U.S. deaths and more than 100,000 Iraqi casualties amid a grinding insurgency, and left the United States mired i...
A large-scale offensive of the Syrian Arab Army on the liberation of south-western provinces of Daraa and Quneitra from various terrorist groups began a few days ago. The Syrian army has recently sent fresh reinforcements including tanks and artillery units as well as thousands of servicemen from various parts of the country. According to a 
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This story was originally published by The New Republic and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Trump administration feared it would be a public relations nightmare: a major federal study that concluded contaminated groundwater across the country, especially near military bases, was more toxic than the government realized. Political aides to President Donald Trump 
(FAIR) Elon Musk, the eccentric South African billionaire head of electric vehicle/battery maker Tesla and rocket company SpaceX, is anything but subtle when it comes to marketing his own personal brand of nerd-cool CEO. Musks latest wild business ideas include consumer-ready flamethrowers and a candy company aimed at trolling Sees Candies owner Warren Buffett. His own cutely named Boring Company has 
Users have been complaining about sticky keys on as many as nine different models of Apple laptops going back three years.
Chalk another one up for the Steve Jobs Must Be Rolling In His Grave files.
The so-called liberators in Yemen are sexually and physically torturing detainees at secret prisons. Survivors recall disturbing stories laden with gruesome interrogation tactics for extracting false confessions. Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen attempts to portray themselves as the bearers of freedom and reason.
As an ally of the United States counter-terrorism operation in Yemen, the United Arab Emirates established 18 prisons throughout territory under their control. An ongoing investigation from the Associated Press has so far identified instances of deranged sexual torture at five of these facilities. The Emirati headquarters in Yemen houses one of such facilities where witnesses have seen American soldiers.
The United States provides the United Arab Emirates with billions in weapons, and military equipment through the Saudi-led coalition and counter-terror operations in Yemen. Washington also has ground troops in Yemen assisting and training Emirati forces.
Americans use Emiratis as gloves to do their dirty work, at a prison in Mukallah told the Associated Press.
Two additional prison security officials said Americans were at all locations.
Witnesses say Emirati soldiers, mercenaries, and paid Blackwater mercenaries frequently raped detainees while others filmed the act. Other sexual torture includes electrocuting or hanging rocks from detainees testicles and sodomy with wooden or steel poles. The goal is to extract confessions.
They strip you naked, then tie your hands to a steel pole from the right and the left so you are spread open in front of them. Then the sodomizing starts, said one man, a father of four.
Survivors told reporters about a mass torture event on March 10 at the Beir Ahmed prison in UAE-occupied Aden. Soldiers pulled hundreds of prisoners out of their cells, ordered them to disrobe, and searched their anal cavity looking for cell phones or contraband. One witness proclaimed, Do you believe this! How could anyone hide a phone in there? If anyone did not follow through with orders, soldiers threatened them with vicious dogs.
The detainee who drew the photos in the Tweet below spent time in at least three different prison centers.
They tortured me without even accusing me of anything. Sometimes I wish they would give me a charge so I can confess and end this pain, he said. The worst thing about it...
Eleven MS-13 gang members, including 10 illegal aliens were charged in the deaths of two underage Virginia teens.
This must be the spark of divinity Nancy Pelosi was talking about when she defended the MS-13 killers
Fox News reported:
Eleven MS-13 gang members all of whom are illegal immigrants except one are facing life in prison after being charged in the kidnappings and deaths of two teens whose bodies were dug up in a Virginia park last year.
The ages of the male gang members charged Friday ranged from 20 to 27. All of them are from El Salvador and only one who is believed to have fled the country is not in police custody, according to NBC Washington.
Police uncovered the bodies of 17-year-old Edvin Escobar Mendez and 14-year-old Sergio Arita Triminio at Holmes Run Park in March 2017 after receiving a tip.
The two teens disappeared just weeks apart the prior year.
After Mendez vanished and was reported missing by his family, his brother tracked down Triminio one of his friends who revealed to him that Mendez was abducted or killed because the MS-13 members thought he was allied with a rival gang.
Two days after that reported conversation, Triminio, who lived near Holmes Run Park, disappeared while taking out the trash.
He never came back, his mother said.
Investigators believe Triminio was killed because the MS-13 members thought he was working as a police informant, a federal indictment said. A court-ordered electronic monitoring device that Triminio was wearing, per his probation orders, stopped working the day he vanished, the documents added.
Here are the Names of Nancy Pelosis angels:
The names of those charged are Elmer Zelaya Martinez, 27, Erick Palacios Ruiz, 20, Ronald Herrera Contreras, 20, Josue Vigil Mejia, 21, Henry Zelaya Martinez, 24, Oscar Contreras Aguilar, 20, Yonathan Melgar Martinez, 21, Pablo Miguel Barrera Velasco, 20, Anderson Villatoro, 21, Francisco Avila Avalos, 20 and Fredys Baires Abarca, 20. Their gang member aliases included nicknames such as Killer, Horror and Lil Clandestino.
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On this episode of Boiler Room Hesher and Spore welcome Social Reject Club regulars Fvnk$oul, Jay Dyer, Infidel Pharaoh and Max to represent the ACR Brain-trust to discuss the OIG FBI Report, what it indicates about Comey, FBI culture, FBI political involvement and specific ways in which FBI employees insinuated interfering in the U.S. election. In response to a week of mainstream media using children as political capital to push progressive social engineering agendas of open borders and massive amnesty for illegal immigrants, the gang takes the hot button topic of immigration policy in the United States to places no other show dares.
A Reddit user has posted a video showing a priest slapping a baby during a baptism. The video, which was also posted on YouTube, has a French title that translates to "A priest slaps an infant during his baptism." At first, the 43-second video clip shows the priest, who is speaking French, attempting to comfort the crying baby.
When the federal government approved a mega-merger and undid Obama-era internet policy, it paved the way for AT&Ts new streaming service.
The Time Warner premium video bundled into new unlimited wireless plans from the media giants new owner, AT&T, will be zero-rated, or streamed without impacting a subscribers monthly data allowance. CNN, TBS, TCM, and other channels from WarnerMedia (the former Time Warner) are part of WatchTV, AT&Ts new skinny video streaming service. Offering 30+ channels, its $15 a month as a standalone offering and is bundled into AT&Ts new $80-per-month Unlimited &More Premium and $70 Unlimited &More wireless plans.
Via Washington Post: HT: Noah Pollack
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A piano-flute is just one of the crazy instruments you can build with the NSynth open-source deep-learning project Photo: David Schneider
My teenage son has become interested in making music. In my generation, that would have meant picking up an electric guitar and forming a garage band. Instead, hes installed a digital-audio workstation on his laptop, studied up on music theory, and started composing EDM, or electronic dance music. Frankly, I dont understand what hes doing.
I would much prefer that he spend some of his free hours honing his programming skills, and I keep suggesting that he explore one of the machine-learning frameworks now available. Although hes expressed interest and has started to explore Torch, hes not found anything that would make him really dive in.
So, while Im not musical myself, my eyes lit up when I stumbled on Googles new neural music-synthesis project NSynth (Neural Synthesizer). This, I thought, might be just the ticket to get my music-giddy son hooked on the amazing things possible with machine learning.
NSynth uses a deep neural network to distill musical notes from various instruments down to their essentials. Googles developers first created a digital archive of some 300,000 notes, including up to 88 examples from about 1,000 different instruments, all sampled at 16 kilohertz. They then input those data into a deep-learning model that can represent all those wildly different sounds far more compactly using what they call embeddings. That exercise supposedly took about 10 days running on thirty-two K40 graphics [PDF] processing units.
Why do that? Well, with those results, you can now answer a question like What do you get when you cross a piano with a flute? (Musicians: Insert joke here.)
It would, of course, be easy enough to add together the two very distinct sounds of each instrument playing, say, middle C. But that would just sound like the two instruments playing the same note at once. NSynth allows you to combine the two sets of embedding...
MACC is calling for an emergency occupation starting today, June 22nd, at 5 pm at the ICE processing center (201 Varick Street) in downtown Manhattan. Join us as the resistance from below mobilizes to #OccupyICE and sound the call that No one is illegal!
Seeing parents ripped from their children, children from their parents, friends from their friends human beings from their freedom tears through our hearts and fuels our rage.
MACC is calling for an emergency occupation (bring yourself no need for tents) starting today at 5 pm at the ICE processing center (201 Varick Street) in Manhattan. Join us as we mobilize to #OccupyICE and sound the call that No one is illegal!
MACC NYC (@macc_nyc) June 22, 2018
The Metropolitan Anarchist Coordinating Council stands against every ICE agent who takes children from their families, every politician who empowers them, every police officer who participates in this same racist and xenophobic project, every Republican who cheers for this brutality in public, and every Democrat who condemns it in public and does nothing whatsoever to stop it.
We shared this story with you almost a year ago when it started and sadly, it all came to a close yesterday when Anita Vasquez, lost custody of her 22-month-old daughter. She was accused of having Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (where a person seeks attention by faking or creating an illness in another person, often their 
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The Democrat-media complex want open borders and free-roaming illegals of all ages.
But despite the constant media campaign the American public rejects this insanity.
In fact, 64% of Americans want illegal immigrant families detained at the border.
According to Tom Fitton:
64% of Americans want illegal alien families detained, 44% with their children, 20% without. Washington DC is out of touch with the law and the people.
Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) June 22, 2018
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This 2017 video is called Eyes of Zebra fish may help unveil cure for human blindness, say scientists.
From the University of Sussex in England:
Zebrafishs near 360 degree UV-vision knocks stripes off Google Street View
June 21, 2018
Summary: A zebrafish view of the world has been forensically analyzed by researchers to reveal that how they see their surroundings changes hugely depending on what direction they are looking.
Tiny freshwater fish have a view of the world that blows Google Street View out of the water using different parts of their eyes to deliver optimum uses of colour, black-and-white and ultraviolet.
A zebrafish view of the world has been forensically analysed by researchers at the University of Sussex to reveal that how they see their surroundings changes hugely depending on what direction they are looking.
The study of the colour vision system of zebrafish larvae, published today in Current Biology, reveals they use their near 360 degree view of their world to detect threatening silhouettes above them in black-and-white but can seek out the almost transparent single-cell organisms they feed on by detecting the scattering of light in UV.
Dr Tom Baden, a senior lecturer in neuroscience at the University of Sussex who led the research, said: By measuring the activity of thousands of neurons in the live animal while presenting visual stimuli, we established that different parts of their retinas, looking at different parts of the visual world, do different things. This multi-faceted view makes perfect sense for zebrafish as thats how colour is distributed in their natural habitat. In their natural visual world, most colour information is on the ground and the horizon but above them the objects of most interest are dark silhouettes, so colour vision here is rather pointless.
The study is the first in-depth physiological description of any vertebrates retinal setup for colour vision that uses 4 input colours which includes a large proportion of non-mammal species such as most birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. By comparison humans only use thr...
Several children at a summer camp in Highlands County have been released from the hospital after mysteriously falling ill and being examined by doctors. None of the 33 kids attending the Clover Leaf 4-H camp were seriously sick enough to require additional medical attention, aside from being hospitalized, according to county fire rescue. Three adults who also fell ill are under the same condition. Highlands County Fire and EMS said the victims suffered a range of symptoms from fever to nausea and vomiting. The medical mystery began Wednesday with kids getting sick. But emergency crews realized how bad it became among the group when a child passed out Thursday.
All of the signs will be affected in one form or another but these eight will be affected much more. They might be affected in a positive way or perhaps a negative way, but I guess only time will truly tell.
Below we are going to go over each of these 8 signs and hopefully provide some more insight into the world of the zodiac. As you may know, Neptune is currently in retrograde and for most of us, this means change and spiritual searching is well underway. Is your sign one of the most affected?
While you might not enjoy it, your friends and family are going to be shifting in the times to come. You are going to be learning a lot more about those close to you and where they have let you down in your life. During this retrograde, you are going to be cutting out toxic people and making room for new connections. While it will be hard, you can handle it just fine.
While there are lots of new things to come into your life, you cannot see them just yet. This retrograde is going to be pushing you to make some major changes in your life. While you arent going to be feeling the greatest during this time the things going on within you are going to shape you into who you are going to be. Just because you look happy doesnt mean you are. Do some soul searching if you need to.
During this retrograde, you need to stop focusing on other people and spend some time worrying about yourself. Stop letting your need to please others hold you back. You can do so much more if you really put your mind to it. Do not let anyone tell you who you are or where you need to be if you dont want to do something dont do it.
During this time you need to stop being so selfish and really look towards the people who are worried about you are being left behind. Just because they dont always agree with you doesnt mean they dont have your best interest at heart. You need to find a good common ground or form of balance and this retrograde is going to really help you do that.
Relationship wise, things are going to begin opening up quickly during this retrograde. If you are seeing someone you might decide they arent for you anymore but if youre single you might be having someone come into your life very soon. Dont close yourself off or leave things up to chance, if the opportunity presents itself for you to meet new people get out and do it.
You are much more creative than you give yourself credit for. This retrograde is going to bring that out in you even more. During this time you need to really put your mind to work and see what things you can come up with. You can d...
Community and institutional mental health care has been deficient ever since mental hospitals were mostly emptied several decades ago. Last year when 55,000 aged and disability residential care, and home and community support services workers, were awarded a long overdue pay increase (from the bare minimum to something relatively reasonable) there was a notable exclusion 
The question is, how did a malignant narcissist psychopath become president-- not just president but a horrific monster who is intentionally destroying the protections that have made Americans and America save from the predations of the worst corporations and his fellow billionaire psychopaths? And what should we do about it.
The full Strawberry Moon will make its appearance on June 28th, bringing with it an energy of strength and determination. It earns its name due to the fact that its the perfect time of year to harvest wild strawberries, but the energy that it carries makes this the perfect time for so much more.
With the full moon falling in Capricorn, it will bring a practical and grounded influence into our lives, providing us with the strength to power through some of lifes big challenges. You will find yourself standing tall, determined to keep plugging forward regardless of the challenges you may face along the way. Capricorn is well known for its hardworking personality, willing to do whatever it takes to move forward and succeed. Combine this with the emotional intensity of the full moon, and you will be empowered to reach new heights in life.
This full moon energy will be directed toward your career, providing you with the perfect opportunity to work towards that big promotion or job change that you have been considering. If you have been looking for the perfect opportunity to confront your boss or someone else in a position of authority with your concerns, there is no better time than now! The energy from the Capricorn full moon has you feeling bolder, more confident and better prepared to express your thoughts and feelings in a clear and concise manner. This could be a turning point for your career, so dont let it pass you by!
With the full moon intensifying your feelings and emotions, its no wonder that the anger held by a Taurus is going to come boiling to the surface. You have two choices at this point. You can allow this anger to lash out, taking out anyone in your path, or you can harness your anger and use it to change your entire philosophy of life. What changes can you make in your life to move forward while also bringing your joy and happiness? This may mean traveling the world, returning to school, or seeking your answers through religion and spirituality. Whatever your focus, your intuition will let you know that you are heading in the right direction. Jump in and dont hold back for the best chances of success.
You will find that this time in your life is going to revolve around your finances. If you are a typical Gemini, then this is probably a...
June 22nd is the day after the Summer Solstice and for all of us is a magical day. While most people may not understand what a big deal this is, read on to understand what it will have in store for you.
While June 22nd might not be much to most people, if you have been feeling the energies welling up within our planet lately you know its significance. Each zodiac sign will be affected in different ways.
You are going to be thinking of someone you have not spoken with in a very long time. This day might push you to reconnect with someone you have been needing to find. Do not let any kind of petty arguments or immature things keep you from being there for someone who truly cares for you.
You might hear from someone unexpected in the weeks to come, but they will be thinking of you on this day. Perhaps stepping out of your comfort zone and working towards something special could have positive effects on you. On June 22nd you might find yourself doing something you never thought you would do even if it is something small.
Things are really going to be put into perspective for you on this day. While you have been feeling stressed in recent times all of that is going to come to an end. A solution might be willing to present itself to you if you allow it to.
You are going to come across something that you have not seen in ages. This something is going to really make you feel strong emotions you forgot were even there. Do not let this go unnoticed.
This day is going to be very eventful for you. Even if you do absolutely nothing the journey within you take will be one that changes you. Be as open-minded as possible.
You might be receiving some kind of romantic surprise if you continue as you have been. Someone close to you has noticed all of your hard work and wants to make you feel appreciated. Dont think too much about this but do be aware.
This day is going to be very refreshing for you. You are going to be noticing an increase in positivity and a decrease in stress. There is nothing but good times to come.
You might just be running into someone you have been wanting to avoid very soon. Do not let this overwhelm you, just see what happens and continue on as you have been. While times have been very hectic things will be settling down soon.
You might notice some kind of financial gain on this day if you happen to try yourself. Welcome surprise and anything unknown. There is a lot of good on its way for you.