Saturday, 23 September 2017

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US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data (And Now We Know How)

The end of the year is approaching, and data concerning government abuses of power has begun pouring in. According to Facebook’s Global Government Requests Report, government’s requests for Facebook account data rose 27 percent in the first half of 2016. Facebook’s official announcement explained that requests for user data went…

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200 red-winged blackbirds fall from the sky and die in New Jersey

No one knows why more than 200 red-winged blackbirds fell from the sky in South Jersey. Just ahead of Thanksgiving, scores of dead birds rained down on Cumberland County. It was the second time in less than a month that saw birds mysteriously die, with a similar incident occurring in…

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Rebel fighter clean a weapon in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria December 25, 2016.  REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Russia calls U.S. move to better arm Syrian rebels a ‘hostile act’

Russia said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to ease restrictions on arming Syrian rebels had opened the way for deliveries of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, a move it said would directly threaten Russian forces in Syria. Moscow last year launched a campaign of air strikes in Syria to help President…

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Israel will share ‘evidence’ of Obama-UN collusion with Trump, ambassador says

Israel’s ambassador the United States says his country will share evidence with President-elect Donald Trump that the Obama administration was behind a United Nations Security Council resolution that condemned Israel’s settlements in Palestinian territory, though the ambassador did not offer the evidence when pressed in a CNN interview. “We will…

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Israel accuses Obama administration of helping craft, push UN censure

Israel’s government publicly accused the Obama administration Sunday of helping create and push the recently passed United Nations resolution condemning settlement activity, with a top official telling Fox News they have “ironclad information” on the U.S. government’s involvement. “We have rather ironclad information from sources in both the Arab world…

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Netanyahu summons US ambassador to protest UN vote

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu summoned the American ambassador Sunday to protest the Obama administration’s role in allowing an anti-settlement resolution to pass the U.N. Security Council, as his government accused the U.S. of helping orchestrate the vote. According to The Wall Street Journal, U.S. ambassador Daniel Shapiro was called to the…

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Israel to re-assess U.N. ties after settlement resolution, says Netanyahu

Israel will re-assess its ties with the United Nations following the adoption by the Security Council of a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday. The vote was able to pass the 15-member council on Friday because the United States broke with…

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Netanyahu: Obama ‘Failed to Protect Israel Against This Gang-Up at the UN’

The office of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected Friday’s vote at the United Nations Security Council in favor of an anti-Israel resolution, calling it “shameful” and blasting President Barack Obama for ganging up against the Middle East’s one true democracy. Netanyahu’s bureau sent Breitbart Jerusalem the following statement on the U.S….

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Exclusive: ISIS Puts Out Holiday Attack List Of U.S. Churches

The terror group threatened “bloody celebrations in the Christian New Year”. The Islamic State published the names and addresses of thousands of churches in the United States and called on its adherents to attack them during the holiday season, according to a message posted late-night Wednesday in the group’s “Secrets of…

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Iran to begin gas injection into new, advanced centrifuges

Tehran insists move is permitted under 2015 nuclear deal which allows R&D on IR-8s, capable of enriching uranium 20 times faster than previous machines. Iran’s nuclear energy agency indicated Tuesday that Tehran would soon begin injecting gas into the latest generation of advanced centrifuges, IR-8, in a move that marks…

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Hackers could take control of a plane using in-flight entertainment system

A flaw in an in-flight entertainment system used by major airlines including Emirates, Virgin and Qatar could let hackers access a planes’ controls. The security hole in the Panasonic Avionics in-flight system is used in planes run by 13 major airlines and could put passengers’ information and safety at risk, as well as…

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‘Everything was destroyed’: Mexico reels after fireworks market explosion

About 47 people, including 10 children, remain hospitalized, while a dozen people are still missing after the blast in Tultepec. Forensic investigators are scouring the charred remains of a fireworks market outside Mexico City after a powerful chain-reaction explosion ripped through its stalls, killing at least 31 people and leaving…

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German truck terrorist still at large

The terrorist who perpetrated the Berlin truck terror attack Tuesday night is apparently still at large in Germany, armed and dangerous to the public. Police significantly increased security measures in the country. In the attack 12 people were killed and 50 wounded, one of them an Israeli who is in…

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A man gestures near to Andrei Karlov on ground, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey at a photo gallery in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

Russian ambassador to Turkey shot and killed by policeman

Andrey Karlov slain by gunman shouting ‘don’t forget Aleppo’ and ‘revenge’ at opening of Ankara art exhibition, amid increasing tensions over Syria A Police officer crying “Aleppo” and “revenge” shot and killed Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov during the opening of an art exhibition in Ankara Monday. The foreign…

Fire fighters work to extinguish a fire in a factory which was burnt in an overnight fire in Beit Meir, outside of Jerusalem on November 25, 2016. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Fires Are Finally Out, But Tallies Are Devastating

The blazing brush fires which consumed Israel in the past week have finally been quenched, but the damage done is staggering, officials say. While Israel downgraded its state of emergency and sent most of its firefighters back to regular duty on Monday, it could take upwards of 30 years for…